Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source Gecko-based web browser. It is the current default for the Ubuntu desktop.

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Where is Firefox's new “Forget” button in Ubuntu? [closed]

The latest version of Firefox (version 33.x) added a new button called "Forget" which is available in the Windows version of Firefox. But in Ubuntu's version of Firefox 33.0 there is no such button! ...
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(solved) Mozilla add-ons don't recognize my Ubuntu Firefox

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (aka Trusty) and have Firefox installed (firefox:amd64/trusty-security 33.0+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 uptodate). I tried to install a search engine from a Mozilla website, ...
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Don't show close, maximize or minimize Buttons in Firefox

Sometines, this bug happen in Firefox in my my Ubuntu 14.04. The close, minimize or maximize buttons not appear when I want to select one of then. This happen sometimes, and when this bug happen I ...
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Firefox randomly not reacting

sometimes on my Ubuntu 14.10 machine Firefox 33 hangs. This means that although performing clicks or keyboard shortcuts the window content doesn't change. When I resize the window, everything is fine ...
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Video flickering in full screen mode only in chrome and chromium. firefox works fine. intel hd4000, external monitor via hdmi

Since I updated to 14.10 I get some annoying flickering while watching video in chrome and chromium, but only in full screen mode. Firefox works fine, but i prefer chrome/chromium. It worked fine in ...
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aria2 : Are there any plugin I can use with aria2 itergrate with chrome or firefox?

I have researched the whole day but it seems there are no good plugins that work well with chrome. I tried these plugins: Aria2c Integration YAAW But it seems they do not work well. When I ...
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Firefox crashes after nvidia and cuda update on 14.04 [closed]

I recently added CUDA to my laptop to be able to develop some parallel code I want. All went smooth and I managed to run the CUDA tests/samples with no problem. My computer seems to work fine apart ...
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webgl stopped working on all browsers

I'm running 12.04 on an i5 laptop with intel graphics and I noticed last week that webgl no longer worked on chrome. It has in the recent past and I can't think of anything I would have done to break ...
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I've installed FIrefox Developer Version, but can't find it in my PC

I just installed the firefox developer version using PPA available on the official ubuntu help, it took me more than an half hour to download and install in terminal. It has also removed the older ...
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How do I open “apt” links in Firefox (in Lubuntu)?

Many answers on Ask Ubuntu direct to links like this that in Xubuntu opened in Ubuntu Software Center. In Lubuntu I get this error message: In Firefox-Preferences/Applications cannot see something ...
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Can I use the Aurora PPA to install Firefox Developer Edition?

I would like to get an auto-updating version of Firefox Developer Edition rather than a once-off installation. From comments on the announcement and this Mozilla ticket it appears that Firefox ...
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Force Enable Hardware Acceleration in Firefox

Currently, in about:support (Firefox 30) the "Graphics" section states the following: Now, I know that Firefox has (for whatever reason) disabled the hardware accelerated features for Linux users. ...
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Where is the main Firefox binary?

I want to optimize my graphical experience with multiple plug-ins on Firefox (Specifically CFX) but for that to work, I need to specify the binary of Firefox so that the driver could force the ...
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Firefox application associations not working

No matter what changes i make to file associations (actions) in the 'Applications' tab in Firefox, they're totally ignored. For example, i set .wmv and .avi files to open with 'smplayer' but when i ...
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Wifi connects to network but not connects to internet

I use ubuntu 10.4 it connects to a my wifi router but it not make ping or surf the internet its a belkin n150 I installed the realtek drivers ok also doesn´t ping the router In Firefox it says ...
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Use Firefox Windows profile in Firefox Ubuntu installation

I am trying to use the FireFox Windows Profile in a FireFox Ubuntu Profile in a Dual Boot Ubuntu/Windows installation. Here is the edited ~/.mozilla/firefox/profiles.ini [General] ...
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How can I install an older version of Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04, which already has Firefox v31. I want to install an older version of Firefox. How can i do it?
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Some windows not showing up in Alt + Tab

I installed Chromium from the Software Centre yesterday and realised it wasn't showing up in Alt + Tab switching so I decided to go back to Firefox. It turns out Firefox also doesn't show up, but only ...
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emacs keybindings in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to get Emacs-like Keybindings in GTK, Firefox, Chrome, etc. I have followed the directions recommended here (and in lots of places) but to no effect. In other words, I added ...
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How to send user credentials to the proxy in firefox and terminal?

Little background: I am behind a proxy, where we use "automatic proxy config URL" on http://webproxy.mycompany.com:8080 Yesterday, my windows box (yes, I have both Ubuntu and Windows) asked me for my ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre fails to download package files

yesterday I got an issue with the internet connection, after I've made some operations with the network manager. The problem has been thoroughly described and partially solved in the following ...
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Nepali Font Rendering Problem in Firefox

I have installed so many nepali fonts in my computer. But firefox do not show all nepali fonts properly.
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ubuntu starts to be slow

I have ubuntu 10.04 since 2010..almost no problems, maybe missing some programs/features from windows but no regrets.. but recently it starts to slow down, to even stop sometimes, and i need to ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 can't open Firefox aspx file

Every 2 months I need to file taxes and the document is loaded to a different tab in aspx format. The site claims to support only Internet explorer but for years I have been using Ubuntu with firefox. ...
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unable to access to localhost remotely with ubuntu 14.04

I have an old PC that I have set up as a server. I've installed webmin and Plex Media and ssh server. The problem is that I could easily connect to these services in Windows 7 using firefox by just ...
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Unity/User Agent issues

So, there is a game called Transformers Universe that is designed with playing in browser in mind. I have installed Unity Web Player via Pipeline as every source has told me, and acquired a user agent ...
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Chrome homepage freezes ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I replicated this issue in Xubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu 14.04, and Linux Mint. My scenario open Firefox enter "www.google.com/chrome" in the address bar press the "Enter" key on ...
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Firefox 33 does not display specified fonts

The problem is with firefox 33. The previous version 29 didn't show this problem. I need to show a barcode in a page. I have the necessary font which correctly displays the barcode when installed. ...
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Apache can serve files in root, but not in any subfolder

Brand new LAMP installation on Ubuntu 14.04. I can view all of the files at the root /var/www/html/ folder. I can run phpinfo.php at the root. I installed phpmyadmin and can access that application. ...
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Firefox html5 video support

How can I get Firefox to fully support html5 video? The YouTube HTML5 Video Player says that H.264 and Media Source Extensions are not supported. Is there any way I can enable all of these?
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No video screen on youtube with firefox 33 after Ubuntu updated to 14.10

I just updated the Ubuntu to 14.10 yesterday. Today when I tried to watch some videos on youtube from firefox 33, there is no screen on the webpage. The screen place is a grey area, but everything ...
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14.04 Google Chrome Audio Playback Issues

So after about an hour trying to find a solution for this problem, I've had no luck. The issue: Audio playback in Google Chrome is way too fast/high pitched/choppy. Steps I've taken to try and fix ...
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How can I get Firefox to recognize multitouch gestures on a touch screen?

Multitouch seems to be working fine on Chromium out of the box, but not on Firefox. On Chromium, dragging a finger up or down the screen scrolls the screen as expected, but on Firefox, that gesture ...
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Firefox does not allow selection of URL bar autocomplete with mouse anymore

Firefox normally shows autocompletion entries in the address bar when you start typing a URL (say, gi). Until recently, I was able to select the appropriate entry (e.g. github.com) with my ...
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Firefox not affected by gtk theme

How can I make firefox use Adwaita theme like all other apps do? Good: Bad: Preferably also make web pages darker as well.
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how to resume download in wget which is integrated with firefox via flashgot

I use wget as a downloader. It is an excellent, outstanding application. I integrated it with Firefox using Flashgot. How can I resume a download which was stopped by a CTRL+C key press or a shutdown ...
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How refresh page when locale file is modified with firefox?

I work on a litle javascript project, each time I modifie something in my javascript file, i need to reload the page (CTRL + R), it's very painful ! I have find a commande line for refresh Konqueror ...
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plugins for configuring IP cams

First of all, this might have been answered before, since I find it hard to believe no one had the same issues, however I cant seem to find any info on it. Please comment on it if so. My issue: Im ...
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No sound in Flash in Google Chrome 38

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 and Google Chrome 38, but I don't hear any sound when I try to play Flash media. Sound works okay when I view HTML5 media such as YouTube videos, and also when I view ...
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Why does my browser (firefox) in Ubuntu 14.04 keep randomly dimming?

To be more clear: Sometimes when I browse on firefox or chromioum, the screen dims to a grey screen and freezes for a couple of seconds to a minute, and then the full color comes back, but with some ...
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Google Search garbled on Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04. I also installed some fonts on Ubuntu after that. After this, the google search on firefox looks like this: I've tried explicitely going to google.com ...
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Can't update Firefox

I've downloaded an update for Firefox which is now in my Downloads folder. How do I get it from there to open and replace my existing version 20? I've tried double-clicking the download, but nothing ...
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Firefox Page - Navigation with Touchpad

Hy, i' m using a Lenovou330p notebook with Ubuntu 14.04.1 and GNOME 3. I tried to find out how to be able to navigate back and foreward in Firefox with 3 or 4 finger swipe gestures on the Touchpad ...
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Flash player needed in Firefox?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I always installed every update needed. But, I have a question now: I'm using Firefox now, and I can watch without any problem any video from youtube, for example. But, ...
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Flash/media content in browser slows entire system

I'm a newbie to Linux and whilst I really like all the different OS' that I've tried (I'm on Ubuntu at the minute but I've tried nearly all of them), I keep running into the same problem. The second ...
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Bootable pre configured live image - no installation on pc

I would like to build my own Ubuntu disc. I would like to make a disc like, "if you want to try Ubuntu before installation" What I need is, to make a pre configured disc with Java installed, and on ...
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Firefox flickering issue

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 The image below shows the problem with the new animated homepage. I got the same kind of problems with some some videos that don't come from youtube. It seems like there ...
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How to remove/uninstall OpenH264 plugin in Firefox 33?

I don't want any plugins installed in Firefox. I always keep it plugin free. I just updated Ubuntu and it brought Firefox 33, which now has a plugin installed :( How can I uninstall this plugin?
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Why does Firefox repeatedly open new tabs when I open a .php file?

I do web development and design. I've just set up my PC (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) and installed my choice of software. On the .php files I set Firefox as the default software to open with but now it opens ...
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Failed to execute child process? Anyone know a fix for this?

I changed something that I did not mean to change and now everytime I try to open Firefox it says: could not launch application, failed to execute child process "firefox" (No such file or ...