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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How to run a command automatically after completing download?

I need a way that helps me to run a command automatically after a download completes. I want to create a directory beside the downloaded file automatically after I clicked on the integrated download ...
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Create a .desktop file: cannot find the icon on my desktop

I am trying to install Firefox Dev and followed this: How do I install the Firefox Developer Edition? I created, with nano, a file: firefox_dev.desktop in ...
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aptitude (apt-get) always crashes

I'm using Ubuntu Quantal. I've recently updated and now my kernel is 3.5.0-23-generic. After upgrade my NVIDIA driver stopped working... no problem! I re-installed it and now it works. Now I ...
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How do I use the microphone in Livemocha?

I started using the website Livemocha. Part of that website uses the microphone to record, but I can't see the flash or button to turn it on or off. I'm using Firefox 38 and ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on a ...
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Since update of Firefox v37 internet access is slow

Before the auto update to Firefox v37 occurred Firefox worked fine on my Ubuntu 14.04 system (ethernet connected to 20Gbps internet up 4Gbps down). My system is 8 core, 32GB ram, ubuntu 14.04 ...
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No sound in Chrome browser on Ubuntu 15.04

There are various suggestions for how to fix this but they mostly involve installing or restarting pavu or alsa. The problem is sound works fine in Firefox and all my programmes except Google Chrome. ...
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Clipping audio in YouTube on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting some pretty bad clipping audio when I watch YouTube videos in Firefox, the actual video seems to play just fine. I'm running Ubuntu MATE 14.04. It's such a general issue when I Googled ...
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Firefox does not connect outside proxy while other browsers do

Little background: I am behind a proxy, where we use "automatic proxy config URL" on http://webproxy.mycompany.com:8080 During typing of this question I also tried Chromium browser which seems to be ...
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Get firefox cache from localhost page?

So accidentally I deleted the directory of my website with rm -rf. The server is not running, but the page is open on my computer in Firefox. Is there any way to get the javascript files? I'm in ...
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HP printer is printing only English part not Hindi one

I don't know why my printer is only printing English part of paper, It leaves blank Hindi part. Anyone have faced this problem? And When I opened the document in Firefox, it was not displaying Hindi ...
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Flash plugin of firefox under Linux [duplicate]

I come across a website that warn me to update the flash plugin, I did so, but it still won't play properly. I use Firefox 40 and Adobe Flash 11.2.202.468, which is the latest for Linux+Firefox ...
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Adobe flash plugin 17

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 because the latest upgrade 14.04 is not working in my system. I need to install the latest Adobe Flash Player 17 plugin, but it only allows me to install up to ...
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Firefox and chrome is not working on a website

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I found a website where I can learn German language, but unfortunately the page is not working. I tried Firefox and Chrome both of them, I disabled addblock, but ...
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Firefox becomes very slow, showing spinning circle “connecting” for ages, ipv6 is disabled, no proxy, and disabling addons doesn't work

So I am a brand new Ubuntu user, and just getting the feel of the OS. Tried it on a friends computer, and really liked the system. Have just done a full install of 14.04 on an Asus UX32A (originally ...
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can't watch flash content in lubuntu

I can't watch flash content in Firefox. My computer is a compaq presario 2195US, and the processor is athlon xp 2500+ OS is lubuntu, 13.10. I had to install it via the alternate installer because ...
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Unable to run webex on ubuntu 14.04 64bit with firefox 38

Hopefully someone out there has sorted out this issue. I am unable to run webex on the following conditions: My OS: Ubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit My Firefox version: Build identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; ...
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How to know when a mozilla bug will be fixed?

This is not a technical, but an admin process question. I am a victim of Mozilla bug 872869 (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=872869#c73), which I understand (by reading the bug at ...
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CRITICAL **: gst_app_src_set_size: assertion 'GST_IS_APP_SRC (appsrc)' failed

As reported here before, in some cases, at least, firefox won't play bandcamp tracks. I have tried to do it when running firefox from the command line, both with my default profile, and with a newly ...
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Window graphics becomes unresponsive, though still reacts to mouse events

I have a weird bug in Ubuntu that I think is somehow related to graphics drivers or something like this. The issue is not only related to browser windows. Currently I've seen the bug happen both on ...
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Firefox not providing search suggestions with DuckDuckGo

When I type in the search bar no suggestions appear when DuckDuckGo is the default search engine, but if I switch to Google, it works fine. I would like to use DuckDuckGo as my default search engine ...
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firefox: show bookmark toolbar in fullscreen mode

I want the bookmark toolbar appears when I move my cursor to the top of screen, when I in fullscreen mode. The bookmarks in the bookmark toolbar is the most frequently used bookmarks, so I need to ...
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Firefox Opening Pdfs in Gedit

I've just done the latest system upgrade to my ubuntu LT 14.04 and now pdfs don't open with firefox; instead they open with Gedit to give mangled nonsense. After searching around ask ubuntu I found ...
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How can I access Flash files from streaming websites?

In Maverick, there was an option to download Flash videos from sites like YouTube, Vimeo, etc. by copying the flashxx** file in /tmp directory to another location before closing the window. But in ...
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Why firefox is default browser in Xubuntu?

I have a lot of apps which ignore xfce browser settings: for example banshee. It still opens links in firefox, but I set google-chrome as default. It is default in xfce-preferred-apps, it is default ...
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Dragging and dropping from browser to Nautilus saves link instead of file, how to change default action?

When I drag and drop -- say an image -- from any internet browser to the desktop or any folder under Nautilus, it will save it as a Link. Now if I hold down Ctrl while I drag and drop, it will ...
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how to remove best-deals-products.com from firefox

When i try to load any web oage (askubuntu.com for example), noscript addon blocks some scripts from a domain called best-deals-products.com I've searched about this topic on duckduckgo and google and ...
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youtube gmail crashing chrome & firefox after installing hal for hbo, 14.10

Hey guys I have seen some posts about this issue but I have had no luck with any of them. Past Sunday was at a friends house and Installed Hal to watch Game of Thrones!! Afterwards youtube, facebook ...
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How to install Firefox developer edition separately from Firefox stable in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

There are many instructions in Internet how to replace stable version of Firefox in Ubuntu to Firefox developer edition. But many users want to have both versions of Firefox at the same time. Did ...
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Why Official Mozilla Firefox 38.0.5 not released for ubuntu 15.04?

I updated a fresh installation of ubuntu 15.04 but the firefox remained version 38.0.1. Any reason canonical still hasn't released the latest firefox for ubuntu 15.04? Thanks ahead.
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My computer crashes everytime I use Youtube

My computer is a HP Pavillion dv6559ea and I have the 14.04 LTS Ubuntu version, 32bit. Everytime I go to youtube my computer crashes. The side bar used to disappear and the only option I had was to ...
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How do I install Australis (Firefox nightly) on 64-bit Ubuntu?

I've seen opinions on Australis here: Anyone try Australis yet? (New Firefox UI). How can I install it on 64-bit Ubuntu? Is there a ppa? “Ubuntu Mozilla Daily Build Team” team has builds for Aurora ...
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Firefox wants to open everything with gvim!

Whenever I click a download link in Firefox (Ffox 38, on Ubuntu 12.04LTS) such as a PDF, I get And there's nothing more sensible than GVim in the Open With menu. When I look in about:preferences, ...
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flash player crashes firefox ubuntu 14.04

ok guys ive read alot about this issue and it seems like everyone elses issue is a little differant than mine most of the things i have read people are saying flash player crashes and wont play ANY ...
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Chromium: Bad HTML5/Flash Video Performance

Ok, so here I have 2 issues: 1 - Apparent vertical sync problem Here's a screenshot of the problem See that line? it looks like the next frame of the video, as if it's out of sync. You can notice ...
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Why does Firefox damage the network connection?

System Background: Ubuntu 14.10, Gnome 3.14, kernel 3.16.0.29-generic Software Background: Mozilla Firefox 38.0, Chrome 43.0.2357.125 Problem Description: When I connect to the network, all things ...
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It seems my downloads are stuck at a certain percentage and never seem to complete in Firefox

I have a screenshot below of where my downloads seem to be stuck: As with this picture taxati.deb has been stuck at 55 seconds remaining and 220 KB/sec for a few hours This happens with most of ...
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Flash replacement for Linux

I am using Adobe flash browser plugin 11.0 in Linux however playing a simple youtube clip causes the CPU to spike considerably on the npviewer.bin process with Firefox, the same is true for Chrome on ...
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Sky Go Error [t:6030 / c:4110]

I am using mozilla firefox and tried to use Sky Go. Previously to yesterday, Sky Go was working fine with no problems. I understand that this error is to do with Silverlight. I have the latest version ...
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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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Firefox “email link” doesn't give Thunderbird window focus

Ubuntu 14.04 FF 32.0 Thunderbird 31.0 When on a web page, one can perform File -- Email Link. Ever since upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, Firefox will send the link to Thunderbird, but will not give the new ...
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Installed gnome and now errors occur when I open applications?

How do I fix this? I just installed gnome and i3 (by typing 'sudo apt-get install [i3 or gnome]') as alternate window managers, and now I've been getting some weird stuff going on. When I launch ...
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KDE dark themes with specific windows overrides

Is there any ark KDE themes that have a functionality to do what Oxygen can do - "specific windows overrides"? Or is there at least dark Oxygen themes or some way to make default Oxygen darker? I ...
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Setting the integer value of browser.backspace to 2 within Firefox's about:config does not enable backspace

I am not sure as to why this doesn't work. I am currently using a Linux Ubuntu 15.04.2 LTS. Also, is about:config called advanced preferences? Edit: If anyone is looking for an alternative, ALT + ...
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Map firefox refresh to multimedia keyboard

Sorry for this question, I think I'm missing something really easy. In firefox I can refresh with F5. Groovy. I have a multimedia keyboard with forward/back/bookmark/refresh/search/close buttons, ...
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What is the difference in using mozilla to acess a web service or using the installed service's app?

Everytime I enter facebook or youtube, for exemple, they ask if I wanna install the app. Is there any bonus doing so? It's mobile like where the apps fry your battery doing background things? Is it ...
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How to integrate KeyPass2 and Firefox using Keefox/PassIFox in Ubuntu 14.04 - 15.04

I have already Installed KeePass2 and also installed both Add-ons Keefox, PassIFox. But I don't know how to integrate it. Pls help me with the instructions.
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Why is my Ubuntu running so slow?

AMD E2-1800 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 2 4GB Memory (3.5 Usable) Gallium 0.4 on AMD PALM 64 Bit I know I have a slow processor but that shouldn't make my system run as slow as it is, even If I ...
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Unable to do a full maximize of the Firefox window?

Something weird happens to Firefox (37.0.2) after some time (probably days) has elapsed into its start and it does not maximize fully anymore. Neither with the Ctrl+super+↑ or the maximize key. And ...
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Can't install or upgrade Firefox at all

I've run into a frustrating problem when attempting to upgrade Firefox. I was running version 16 attempting to upgrade to version 18 through Synaptic. I received the following error: W: Failed to ...
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Invisible text in Inbox by Gmail in Firefox on Kubuntu

I'm using Firefox 38 on Kubuntu 14.04.2. Google's new "Inbox by Gmail" site works correctly with Chrome on this platform, and works correctly with Firefox on a Windows 7 platform. However, on ...