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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I have trouble playing youtube videos on Firefox using Gnash

I have been using 12.04 since it came out(I had to experiment to get YT work at all) and I have kept it up-to-date. After the latest updates, Firefox will play YT videos if I don't sign in, but will ...
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Workspace focus problems

I've been having a problem on my desktop system since 14.04 (or how I've started working) with focus on the workspace. I'm an avid updater, so I'm usually current in my distributions. I generally ...
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Ubuntu tweak and Mozilla (firefox and thunderbird) cache

I usually use Ubuntu tweak to do cleanup jobs on my PC. This includes apt and program cached data and old kernels. This goes alright for most programs except Mozilla based application - Firefox and ...
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Downloading problem at slow internet speeds

Recently I had very slow download speeds at my home and It was taking 6 hours to download a file of just 250 MB with firefox browser ,So is there any program that I can use to increase my download ...
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Opening large images in Firefox causes display corruption / glitches / visual artifacts

I am new to Ubuntu. This is all about my problem. Configuration : I'm on an MSI-EX600 laptop with 3GB RAM and nVidia GeForce 8400M G. The display driver currently in use is Nouveau ...
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Why all my firefox downloads are opened by vlc?

It has been more than one week and Firefox has become opening any downloaded file with vlc even if I change the source of opening the file. In the next download, it will open again with vlc. What ...
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Use The Google Chrome 21 Flash Plugin in Firefox in Ubuntu 12.04

I see several link for doing this : Can I use the same built in flash library from Chrome in Firefox? http://helpdeskgeek.com/how-to/use-the-google-chrome-flash-plugin-in-firefox-in-ubuntu/ But ...
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Which page opened a tab in firefox?

While searching on well known and reliable pages, I suddenly had a new tab in firefox open with offending content. I closed the page, but it is still visible in the history of firefox. I want to ...
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Adobe Shockwave Flash player shows error screen on youtube player(Firefox)

Adobe Shockwave Flash player 11.2.202.378 on Firefox shows an error screen on youtube player like this And not able to play anything no matter what. Had the same problem with chromium and fixed ...
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FireFox won't launch, “Error: Access was denied while trying to open files in your profile directory”

I cannot launch FireFox, as I'm getting the "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible." error when I attempt to launch the latest FireFox in Ubuntu 13.04 (up to date). ...
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Problem in bookmark updation firefox

I bookmarked lot of pages and I export them as well into a html file. The thing is whenever is bookmark a page can it automatically get updated or synced with the html file. I use 13.10 and ...
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Disable loading images in firefox [duplicate]

Firefox had traditionally a tab Content in Preference menu and there was option for disabling automatic image loading and controlling the feature. However, it seems that the option is removed from ...
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How to execute a terminal command every time the firefox windows closes

I need to execute this: rm -rf ~/.wine-pipelight/*; rm -rf ~/.wine-pipelight/./.*; cp -a ~/viewright_backup/. ~/.wine-pipelight every time the Firefox window closes. But not necessarily when all ...
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Firefox glitched glyphs [duplicate]

When browsing with Firefox, some pieces of text will randomly render with bizarre glyphs, which immediately go away if selected or some other action happens on the page or even outside of it. For ...
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Why can't I get Firefox to close?

Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system. I keep getting this error message when I try to ...
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Videos from youtube (ONLY) are not streaming in any browser in UBUNTU GNOME 14.04 LTS x64 [duplicate]

I have tried using firefox, chromium, chrome, epiphany, but nothing seem to work. Few days back, youtube was working like a charm and suddenly it stopped working. I had ubuntu-restricted-extras ...
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xdotool could not move mouse inside firefox

I have been trying for many days to get xdotool to move and click inside firefox but I couldn't. So please help me. My script was simple but it didn't work : #!/bin/bash firefox www.google.com # ...
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How to install Java plugin in Firefox? [duplicate]

I am trying to install Java and plugins for firefox. I installed both jdk and jre. When I try with the sudo update-alternatives --config java command it shows only one choice available. Plugins are ...
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How to start firefox in fullscreen mode?

how do i start firefox 4 in fullscreen mode (the one activated by pressing f11)?
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Video not playing in firefox

My youtube video is not displaying in firefox. I want to uninstall firefox and install it again. How can I do. Please help me do this..
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Installing a firefox extension via terminal?

Is this possible? Ideally, I'm trying to make script which will take files (my extension backup files) and replace or install them into other user's computer, with all settings saved. Is this ...
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How to update Adobe Flash Player [duplicate]

How can I update Adobe Flash Player. My YouTube video is not working.
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youtube video is not run on my firefox

I am using firefox and ubuntu. When I run my youtube video in firefox it now working.. It's display this there is error an error occurred, Please try again latter What can i do for this
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“Connection is Untrusted ” error in Firefox

I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and I have tried it (without installing it). I connected to the internet via DSL and I tried to surf. When I tried to go to an https:// site, it showed me the error ...
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How to bind the terminal command on firefox start?

How to set a terminall command to run every time I start firefox? I perfer terminal way, not gui. Thanks!
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unable to run Tor browser

Downloaded, extracted, and executed, then I got "tor unexpected exited". Here are some terminal stuffs: tor-browser_en-US$ ./start-tor-browser Launching Tor Browser Bundle for Linux in ...
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Flash player (in Firefox) is unstable in 14.04

For 13.10, I used this guide to get Intel iGPU-supported playback of flash videos in Firefox: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/09/adobe-flash-player-hardware.html All in all, Intel graphics acceleration ...
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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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Firefox says Server not found on Ubuntu but not in Windows

I'm newbie to Ubuntu and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (dual booted with Windows 7). Last few days it was working fine but from today my problem as follow as, FIREFOX NOT WORKING IN UBUNTU Note: I had ...
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Firefox not working with ububtu 14.04?

I have installed ubuntu and all looks well, the WIFI connected but Firefox browser returns a 'page not found error' when browsing. There is no firewall. Previously, the machine was running windows 7 ...
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How to “get” system proxy settings?

I want to set proxy in my system firefox from firefox that I use by VPN. in VPN's firefox in Preferences/Advanced/Network/Settings the checkbox "use system proxy settings" is checked. where are ...
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Copy/Paste from Firefox to Terminal (Urxvt)

I'm having a curious issue copying text from web pages to my terminal (to copy and paste a command for instance). Ctrl-c/Ctrl-v have never worked with the terminal since there are the two separate ...
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Chrome won't recognize java but firefox recognizes it [duplicate]

I am running an HP Pavilion dm4-12la with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I have installed successfully Java into Firefox, but for some reason in Chrome it doesn't work. I have tried all of this: ...
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What broke Firefox? After upgrade to 14.04 Firefox plugin-container eats 179% CPU

After my recent upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 Firefox plugin-container eats 179% CPU, even after disabling all plugins and restarting the browser. Before the upgrade I did not have this problem, though ...
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Firefox not loading plugins and previous session at start

until 2 days ago Firefox (ubuntu 14.04) was fine and started with the previous session tabs. But now even if I didn't change anything it always starts with "Ubuntu Start Page" I checked the setting ...
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Unity Web Player shows as uninstalled using Pipelight on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am attempting to get Unity Web Player to work using Pipelight on Chromium. I've enabled the plugin, used various user agents, including Safari 5/OS X, but I continue to get 'You need to install ...
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libstdc++.so.6:version GLIBCXX_3.4.15 not found required by compiz

I got this error: /opt/quartus/linux/libstdc++.so.6:version GLIBCXX_3.4.15 not found required by compiz I am also unable to work with apt-get.
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openjdk icedtea firefox loops “connecting”

Ubuntu 14.04, openjdk-7-jre_7u55, icedtea-7-plugin_1.5, firefox_30.0 FF > Tools > Add-ons > Plugins > IcedTea-Web 1.5 = Ask to Activate URL = http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/rfk/ then click ...
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Can't save images (Firefox

I'm new with ubuntu, and frankly not THAT technical (a little, perhaps.. but be gentle). I've been running ubuntu (Trusty Tahr) for the past couple of weeks, but I've never been able to save images in ...
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A browser which allows to manually change margins while printing

What I want I have filled a online form for admission. I need to take print of it to a file, but there are certain conditions. There should be no Header or footer Page should be A4 sized. All 4 ...
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firefox 30 crashes with html5 video

firefox 30 (beta) crashes for every html5 video for me. using ubuntu gnome 14.04. some reports: https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/bc5ff4ad-486d-42a5-a146-1c8a62140622 ...
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How can I edit or create a new dictionary for spellcheck?

I would like to take my American English dictionary and merge it with my Mexican Spanish dictionary, to create the language I actually use on a daily basis, which is Spanglish. This way I won't have ...
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Firefox won't install [closed]

I accidentally removed firefox from my Gnome desktop. I tried to reinstall, but it says "waiting to install", and it wont. I'm connected to wireless via cable. Also, For some reason, I can't seem to ...
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Cannot get Java to work in Firefox

In Firefox 17 on Ubuntu 12.04, I cannot get the Java verification applet to work (needless to say I cannot get any Java applications on the browser working). I already tried uninstalling and ...
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mouse uber sensitive in firefox

This is only a problem with firefox and only recently. Within other programs I can highlight text, copy, paste, etc. with no issues. Within Firefox it's becoming impossible. The page scrolls up and ...
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How do I invoke Firefox in Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron after an upgrade? [closed]

I have a Dell Mini 910 running Ubuntu 8.04 Linux (Hardy Heron). Awhile ago, I inadvertently deleted the FlashPlayer that came with it. (Of which version I'm not too sure of right now.) So... I was ...
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After getting firefox update can't access internet anymore

I just took some updates including Mozilla updates and can't connect anymore to internet. We have a proxy server, we had previously imported all the needed certificates and internet was working ...
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Does Firefox support hardware acceleration on Ubuntu?

After I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bits), Firefox 12 works fine but without hardware acceleration. Needless to say I have the latest nVidia's proprietary drivers installed and my Firefox ...
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Orca not reading webpages neither in firefox or chromium in ubuntu

I am trying to learn to use Orca Screen Reader in Ubuntu 13.10, but even it seems to work on the desktop, when I enter firefox or chromium to read a website, it reads the address, says "document went ...
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Error while using command line command to load firefox in lubuntu 14.04

I have tried to load firefox using command line command in Lubuntu 14.04. Firefox is loading, but not loading as expected.(used -fullscreen) firefox -fullscreen when I execute the command am also ...