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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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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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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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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Apparmor problem: Icedtea plugin freezes firefox (35.0.1)

EDIT5: finally it's probably is an Apparmor problem. /usr/lib/firefox/firefox{,*[^s][^h]} is indeed in complain mode, but /usr/lib/firefox/firefox{,*[^s][^h]}//browser_java ...
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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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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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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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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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unable to sign with digital certificate on portal

Please help to resolve mention issue we are using Ubuntu 10.04 and we have our internet portal that purpose we require digital certificate.we are using mozila 24.0. that certificate show in Mozilla ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 - Hp pavillion dv5-2239la Can´t load Webpages

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop, (Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon x64) Now, im conected to my router via an access point to amplify area on my house. Note: Ubuntu works well conected directly to ...
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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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How to update Firefox to latest version in Kubuntu 15.04 unstable the usual way? [closed]

I have three Linux systems all Ubuntu based and two of them are using Firefox 35 (Xfce Linux Mint Qiana and Ubuntu Unity 14.04) while the third, Kubuntu 15.04 development branch (with the new Plasma ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Firefox is slow

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (workstation), and it's like Firefox is very slow (compared to the same on an old windows machine... sorry again for the reference, but I thought it would be as fast or faster ...
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Firefox won't clear history completely

Yesterday while I was trying to visit "gmail.com" I accidentally wrote "gmai.com" (without the l) in the address bar. After that every time I was writing "gmail", the first choice of the autocomplete ...
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IcedTea always ask for confirmation even when the security level is lowered, how to change this behaviour?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS with OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime, IcedTea Web Control Panel, IcedTea Java Web Start and Icedtea Java Plugin(browser plugin) installed. I am using Firefox 35.0.1 and ...
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Firefox Becomes Unstable Playing Youtube Videos

I'm having an issue with Firefox. Anytime I try to play a video on YouTube (or an embedded YouTube video on another site) my browser becomes unstable. The video is jumpy, going full screen to window ...
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Firefox mouse wheel does not scroll - even with about:config

I am running Ubuntu with Lubuntu-desktop, firefox version 35.0.1 The mouse scroll does not cause the page to scroll- it causes a "back" button event, going to a previous page in my history. I tried ...
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Delete cookies in Firefox after a specified time frame

In the Firefox tab Privacy in Preferences we can set Accept cookies from sites and then Keep until: they expire, I close Firefox or ask me everytime. Currently I have keep cookies until they expire ...
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Firefox blur event fires when changing keyboard language

When i changing keyboard language in a text-field with DOM "blur" event, the event fires!. As you know the blur event must fire when text-field lost the focus. I've found this problem only in ...
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How to disable Alt key mnemonics in Firefox?

I'm using the Firemacs addon with Firefox 35 in Ubuntu 14.10, which provides Emacs-like key bindings for composing text in the browser. Unfortunately there is some global system behavior that keeps ...
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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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connect to an authenticating sock5 proxy?

anyone has successfully connected to authenticating sock5 proxy server? firefox seems not to support username/password fields when configuring sock5 proxies (see this bug, they have a patch but they ...
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Where is the flash whitelist and blacklist on Firefox?

In Tools--->Add-ons-->Plugins-->Shockwave Flash I selected Ask to activate. Now I need to explicitly allow flash to play on every website I visit. It is possible to Allow and Remember or ...
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How to set Chrome as default browser for Java installation

When going into the Java Control Panel by executing the following command in Terminal: ControlPanel And going to the Advanced tab, I see that at the bottom it says: But I have set my default ...
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How can I see a music sheet on Mozilla Firefox under Linux Ubuntu?

I would like to see a music sheet on the Internet. I saw it on Mozilla Firefox. The error message is the following: Your browser has been detected as: Firefox for Unknown Platform How could I ...
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How can I associate MAFF file format with firefox

I have been saving web pages in MAFF fromat but in ubuntu these files are associated with fileroller. How can I change this so that it always opens with firefox?
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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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Why firefox page scrolling is slow on Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

Why on the firefox default installation (on 14.04) the page scrolling is so slow? With Chromium I haven't this problem. My hw: 4GB RAM and a nvidia video card (9600 GT). Thanks!
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how to launch gmail web app for unity

In 14.10, I clicked the button to install the gmail web application. How do I launch the application? There's no description available for version 14.10 which I could see -- yet there was a button ...
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How to make Firefox stop suggesting if I meant to go a website when I search

I search using the URL address bar in Firefox however when I search a phrase or whatever a popup always comes up asking " Did you mean to go to example? ". It's quite annoying and was wondering if it ...
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How to remove `t=canonical` from Firefox browser searches made on DuckDuckGo?

In Ubuntu 14.04, when I do a search in Firefox using either the address bar or the search bar, the system always adds t=canonical to my searches. So the full string becomes: ...
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Drop Down Firefox in ubuntu

Is there any way we can have Firefox the way we can have terminal with Tilda or Guake?
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Updated Ubuntu 14.04 today

Updated Ubuntu 14.04 today using Firefox 35 watching YouTube videos,in normal screen they're okay,enlarge screen and all i get is audio,black screen anyone having same issue or know why this is ...
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Google gives wrong search results in firefox in Lubuntu 14.04.1

I was trying to find some info about an issue in Lubuntu (I cannot install MS Office 2010 with PlayonLinux), but the google search results were wrong, it highlighted words which were totally different ...