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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chrome flash plugin crash on ubuntu 14.0

I have ubuntu 14.04 running the latest chrome browser version 40. The flash player crashes every time I try to play video in chrome. I am not sure what caused these issues to crop up suddenly since it ...
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transfer important files from an old firefox profile into a new one

I try to write a script that copies all important files into a new fresh profile. I used the information on this mozilla support page #!/bin/bash echo While copying your personal data from an old ...
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Applications in Ubuntu take forever to resolve URL, webpages usually don't load completely. Internet on other OSs are fine. What's wrong? (14.04)

All the computers in my house are connected to the same router, with the same DNS (googledns). The two Ubuntu machines take forever to "resolve host" (chrome/firefox), but the Windows machines aren't ...
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How to make firefox ask for master password only when trying to show passwords

I have set up a master password on firefox and the browser asks for it at unexpected time. Not every time in the start (so it isn't useful to "lock" the browser. Someone may auto-login to a website ...
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Open link from application in running firefox profile

Applications that allow opening links (e.g. emacs), always fail to open URLs for me. Instead of immediately opening the URL in a running browser window, they open the firefox profile manager dialog. ...
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How to know each TAB memory usage ?

Hi, is it possible to know that, if Firefox or any browser is opened, whats the amount of memory taken up by each TAB of web-browser ? I am just curious to know.
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How to install vanilla version of Firefox on Ubuntu?

I get daily crashes with Firefox on Ubuntu. Almost every time I start Ubuntu and then try to launch Firefox, it causes X to crash out immediately. Sometimes I have to log in three or four times before ...
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Firefox back button middle click

I used to middle click on the back button in firefox to open the last page in a new tab. Unfortunately this stopped working for me on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I tried to remove it via sudo apt-get purge ...
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How to customize locally an apparmor profile?

I would like to run Firefox with aa-enforce(d) apparmor profile. This works fine, except I have a plugin that need access to the keyring via dbus. When the plugin ...
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Firefox freezes frequently

Good day, The application Firefox freezes very frequently and I have to use 'force quit" to get out and hence I lose all my activities and it is extremely frustrating. Only in one occasion, there ...
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After upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox sometimes crashes the computer

The previous Ubuntu was 12.04 when Firefox worked fine. The computer is an HP Pavilion DV4 laptop and now is upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox v28.0,Canonical-1.0. Firefox may run for sometime then ...
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Mozilla Firefox terribly slow on Ubuntu 14.04

It is being observed since my upgradation to Ubuntu 14.04, that the Firefox browser is terribly slow. Can anything be done about it?
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There isn’t a software package called `adobe-flashplugin` in your current software sources

I am trying to install the adobe-flashplugin on Ubuntu 14.04. On Adobe's site I choose the "APT for Ubuntu 10.04+" option. It opens Ubuntu software Center, but it tells me There isn’t a software ...
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Problem with addons in Mozilla

The problem is following: I have about 10 addons installed and suddenly part of them just stopped working( wappalyzer, google translate plugin) while others(Adblock, firebug) still work. All addons ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 Firefox does not start

I just set up Lubuntu 14.10 on my notebook and now Firefox only starts after rebooting for one time. Once it's closed, it won't open again. Calling Firefox from the terminal gives me ...
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Why are certain words in Firefox missing from my webpages?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell XPS-12 laptop, in Mozilla Firefox, with no extensions running. For some reason, Firefox has been taking sections of readable text out of the pages I've been ...
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Oracle Java plugin not recognized by Firefox 35.0.1

I have added symbolic links pointing to libnpjp2.so of jdk1.8.0_25 (in jdk1.8.0_25/jre/lib/i386/) to the following locations: /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins /usr/lib/firefox-extensions/plugins ...
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Shortcut to Move Tabs in Firefox

I'm wondering how to move the focused tab around, to right or left, using a keyboard shortcut in 12.04? After a Google search I found the shortcut Ctrl + (L/R)Arrows, but it seems to work only in ...
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Requesting URL to gnome-shell integration plugin for Firefox

Please give me the link to download the gnome-shell integration plugin which will allow me to subsequently install gnome-shell extensions via the web browser. I just want the link to the plugin, I ...
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How to change browser in which Sublime Text will open files?

For some time I used Firefox and I guess because it was first browser that was installed, when I installed Sublime it recognized it and set it as default but now I switched to Chromium and I ...
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How to uninstall firefox developer edition in ubuntu

How do I completely uninstall Firefox developer edition, I tried by uninstalling from Ubuntu software center, it gets uninstalled but if I re install firefox then again its switching to Firefox ...
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Font display: single letter corrupted (temporarily)

Certain letters (but not always the same) are (temporarily) corrupted (see below, in Mozilla Firefox 35.0.1--not sure whether in other programmes), but usually 'fixed' with selecting the letter, or ...
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Horizontal scrolling in Firefox to Shift+Mouse Scroll (instead of Back/Forward)

On Ubuntu 13.10, with Chrome browser, gedit, Gimp etc. the Shift + Mouse Scroll == Horizontal scroll. With Firefox (26.0) it behaves as Back/Forward page, which is really annoying. How I can ...
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Web pages with charset UTF-8 not decoded properly

Some web pages encoded in UTF-8 are not displayed properly. The Swedish letters Å Ä Ö are replaced with special characters like ¥ and ¶ but at the same time there are other ...
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How to run TurboTax online?

I want to use TurboTax online to do my Income Tax but apparently Ubuntu (or any other flavor of Linux) is not supported. Is there any way around this? I have Chrome and Firefox but both get the "Not ...
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firefox issue on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

i have an issue with firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It cannot be opened also when I open it through terminal it is not opening except when I use this command (sudo firefox). here is a screen shot from ...
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Firefox on ubuntu does not restore tabs from last time

Okay, this is my first question, I'll try to explain what happens. I use Firefox Sync in three devices (my notebook running Ubuntu 14.10 and two other Windows machines), and I use the "show my windows ...
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Firefox not displaying chat links

Few days ago I noticed that when someone sends me different kind of links on Facebook (when I use Firefox) I don't get them. I thought that it's just a Facebook problem, but then I checked my other ...
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Add-on website is closing immediately during first run - Mozilla

I have written code for loading Add-on's website during first run. But it loads and closes the website immediately. Here is the code var myaddon = { onLoad: function() { this.initialized = true; ...
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Adobe Flash Plugin is vulnerable/outdated but there is no update in Firefox

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I open a site which requires flash plugin (e.g. Youtube), Firefox says This plugin is vulnerable and should be updated. However if I click Check for updates... ...
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How is “chromium-chromedriver” package used?

Firefox selenium driver seems to be crashing (perhaps because I'm on Firefox-beta ppa?): >>> from selenium import webdriver >>> webdriver.Firefox <class ...
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Google search through the address bar always asks if I meant to go to http//(Whatever I searched)

This has become quite nuisance as whenever I search in the URL bar in either Chrome or Firefox it always ask this in a notification bar below the URL bar. It only happens when I search a single word, ...
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Problems watching pay-for-view streaming content

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with Firefox 31 as my browser. I can not get pay-for-view movies from Google Play, YouTube or Acorn (tv) to work. Regular YouTube videos work fine for some reason--as do other ...
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Pressing any key in firefox repeats a string (under load)

On 32-bit lubuntu (14.10) with firefox 35.0.1, occasionally while browsing a very, very strange bug with text input will occur. When typing into any text box, any key will input, instead of the ...
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How can I use Cisco WebEx in Firefox on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04?

I would like to view screen shares and share my screen via WebEx. I have Firefox installed on Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). I can join a meeting, but when I try to share my screen or see others' screens, ...
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Youtube having problem in firefox

I having problem in Youtube videos while playing the screen is constantly flickering when i run the same videos in Chrome no such things happens.Is there any solution to this??
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Weird accidental key mapping, CTRL key alone loads home page on Firefox and home directory on Nautilus, how to revert to default behavior?

I cannot really tell exactly how this did happen. Yesterday, I pressed CTRL + C to copy a URL from a web page displayed on Firefox, and it seems I touched something else that wasn't CTRL + C and ...
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Restart Firefox with a cronjob

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 system that just runs Firefox all day. Now I want to restart Firefox automatically once a day, so I created the following shell script: #!/bin/sh killall firefox sleep 5 killall ...
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Panoramtech ads on Firefox (ShowIP extension)

Since yesterday Noscript - the extension for Firefox, blocks a request to "panoramtech.net". After some researches, it seems that Panoramtech is a malware. How could my Linux system catch it? What ...
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H264 firefox standalone on Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 14.10. FF 35 has support form H264 and VP8, but not MSE and VP9. That is ok, and confirmed by youtube html5 page, https://www.youtube.com/html5, as you see the screen #1 here: ...
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Firefox crashes not due to plugins-latest FF on Ubuntu14.04

Firefox ver35.0 crashes after running videos for a while or even after seeing many .Gifs on Ubuntu 14.04 I have reinstalled FF and Ubuntu too. No luck. One window says; Must restart FF. Other window ...
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Chrome/Firefox slow to start in 14.04

It's been like that for months. Chrome and Firefox are just horribly slow to start. It can take 10 minutes before Chrome is usable. But after these 10 minutes, I can do whatever I want with it and ...
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flash player plugin 11.2.202.442 over 11.2.202.440 update [duplicate]

How do I install flash player 11.2.202.442 over 11.2.202.440? Using Ubuntu 12.04. This is my wife's computer, and she just told me she can't see any videos using Flash Player. Message says She needs ...
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Firefox says “a plugin is required” but doesn't say which?

I installed Dictionary.com addon in my latest firefox web browser. But it is showing some plugin is missing without naming which one. Please see the screen shot to have a better understanding about ...
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My flashplugin doesn't work on firefox

I have ubuntu 14.04. I'm using firefox to browse the web and it worked properly but just a few days ago after I used sudo apt-get upgrade and sudo apt-get update it keeps telling me to install ...
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No audio in Firefox, Chrome, Spotify, etc. on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit and I'm having some issues with my audio. I have an Intel H61 Express chipset and I'm using the HDMI out to my home theatre system. When I select the ...
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How to make Firefox run Adobe Flash even when it's outdated?

I use http://onlineclock.net/ in order to wake up in the mornings. It is absolutely vital to me that this site work correctly. My phone alarm simply does not wake me up. If this site does not work ...
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Web page not available

I'm trying to access some websites using chrome and firefox but it is giving me error message like Web page not available.I'm getting this problem from when I installed Ubuntu14.04 now I upgraded it ...
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How to hide Firefox titlebar in Gnome Shell?

I am running Gnome-shell 3.2 in Ubuntu 11.10. Is there a way to hide the firefox title bar and make it like Chrome's ? I would need the min/max buttons in tab-bar. There was a tutorial in webupd8, but ...
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Firefox Developer Edition: where is dark theme?

I download Firefox Developer Edition, unpack, run and see "white" GUI. Can I make look stable Firefox like Developer Edition - with dark GUI? I am at Xubuntu 14.10.