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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Firefox freezes while opening multiple tabs [closed]

I’m running Ubuntu 11.04 (32-bit version) on my laptop ASUS K42J just couple weeks and regularly having issues with Firefox – it has freezes sometimes when you opened multiple tabs. The screen become ...
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How to run multiple versions (via multiple profiles) of Firefox?

I downloaded three versions of Firefox: 3.6, 3.5 and 3.0 from Mozilla ftp server. Then I created three profiles, e.g: firefox -no-remote -CreateProfile firefox-3.5 Then I tried to run it: ...
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Gnome 3 proxy settings

If I set my network proxy settings using Gnome 3 Manager in Ubuntu 11.04 System Settings like the following picture: Chrome and Firefox are not using those proxy settings when trying to connect to ...
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Where is Firefox's auto-fill information stored?

I need to retrieve one text-box text on an Ubuntu installation I can't boot anymore (thank you Fedora!) on one specific website. Where is the form information stored and how can I retrieve it?
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Are there any advantages to using the Firefox PPA over Firefox in the Repository?

Is there any advantage to using "ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable" over just using what's available in the repositories for 11.04?
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How do I make Firefox start always maximized?

I am setting up Ubuntu with gnome for my grandma. How can I make firefox start ALWAYS maximized.
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Firefox scrolling is extremely slow, flash sometimes causes system crash [closed]

I've had this problem for some time and it's driving me insane. What happens is that Firefox 5 will scroll really slow and sometimes even lag jump down the scrollbar. On top of that sometimes the ...
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Firefox blocks my nvidia drivers MOZ_GLX_IGNORE_BLACKLIST

When I load a WebGL website on Firefox 5 in my Ubuntu 11.04 system, I get a grey screen and a warning on the terminal like this: [GLX] your GL driver is currently blocked. If you would like to bypass ...
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How do I enable webgl in Firefox?

I've got Firefox 5 installed on my Ubuntu 11.04 system. I would like to have webgl working, which is not right now: this website just gives me a grey page: ...
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How to open magnet links from firefox with deluge

How can I open magnet links with firefox? I tried setting following values in about:config, network.protocol-handler.app.magnet -> /usr/bin/deluge network.protocol-handler.expose.magnet -> true ...
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Open mailto: links in Unity with non-default browser webapp?

I use Firefox as my default browser. Email is a Chromium webapp pinned to the launcher, with a Google Apps account so it's basically GMail. Most solutions involve the 'desktop-webmail' application ...
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Small non-native Firefox icons

I want to use Firefox with it's default button set as shown below. As you can see, most noticeably the back/forward and new tab buttons are dissimilar to the GTK icons that Firefox in Ubuntu sports ...
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How to create a Firefox shortcut stored with user and password?

Is it possible to create a Firefox shortcut with username and password stored inside? Even if the cookies got cleared the username and password should remain.
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How to use Moonlight on Firefox 5?

After I try install the .xpi file on the Moonlight homepage, it prompt "Novell Moonlight could not be installed because it is not compatible with Firefox 5.0". It working fine on Chromium, but I want ...
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Firefox won't integrate with unity launcher

After a recent firefox upgrade, the integration with the unity launcher went pear-shaped. Clicking on the Firefox icon does not move focus to the running firefox, but starts another firefox instance / ...
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Firefox starts with last session. How can I change that?

Firefox is curently starting with my last session. It's getting annoying. How can I change this so that it start with the home page?
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How to restore flash settings?

recently i wanted to increase flash performance by installing the flash aid extension for firefox. this step has broken my flash, and now i can't watch youtube videos in full screen. i get a black ...
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Plugin directory of Firefox 5.0

I just downloaded the new Firefox in Debian and working it. BUt the flash is not working, though it works well in Chrome. I installed the shared library and the adobe says copy that to the firefox ...
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How do I make VLC handle videos in Firefox instead of Totem?

Some websites that use Windows Media does not work when using Totem as a player, but people have told me that replacing Totem with VLC in Firefox can sometimes make things work. So the question ...
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Why doesn't Chrome or Firefox auto-highlight the address bar?

In Windows, when you click on the address bar, it automatically highlights all of the web address so you can enter another one without having to drag across everything. I've noticed that it doesn't do ...
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Why doesn't Mozilla release .deb and .rpm packages for their software?

I use and enjoy Firefox on my Ubuntu 10.04.2 laptop (although Firefox needs work for the Linux/Ubuntu version). Yet I realize that in comparison to other pieces of software that have an ...
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How do you install firefox 4 using a PPA repository? [closed]

Since firefox 5 has been released firefox 4 seems to have been removed from the mozilla repositories (i.e. force version cannot be used).
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How to install firefox-5 without a PPA? [closed]

I want to install firefox 5 on my work Lucid machine. However, I can't access external repositories from my machine, so PPAs are ruled out. What alternative methods are available to install firefox 5? ...
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Some Flash moving portions displayed incorrectly in Firefox

I am using 11.04 Natty and Firefox 5. Video card is ATI Radeon HD 4670 and I am using the newest proprietary driver downloaded from ATI website. Some Flash apps, such as embedded youtube vids and a ...
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How can I integrate Firefox with KDE's theme?

When using Firefox in Kubuntu the difference between KDE's theme and Firefox's theme is huge. Is there any way to make the theme in Firefox look like the one in Ubuntu all smooth, fonts with correct ...
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Ubuntu Crashes using Firefox [closed]

Ubuntu 11.04 keeps crashing when i use Firefox, browsing through large pictures with Google. How come? While using Firefox Ubuntu simply stops, black screen, restarts and prompts me to log in again. ...
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Web browser downloads only open target folders - cannot open files

After installing xubuntu packages in order to check xfce, I reverted back to gnome2. During the first login, I noticed that thunar was now selected as the default file manager. Preferred applications ...
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Where do I get the Firefox global menu extension?

I switched to using the beta channel for Firefox recently. I don't have the extension allowing Firefox to use the global menu, and I'm not sure where to find it. What do I do?
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Firefox will hide after minimizing

I installed Firefox 3.18 and created a new launcher and removed Firefox 4. When I try to minimize all the windows will hide and I can't find them. Any solution?
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Firefox global application menu in Classic Desktop? [closed]

I am using Natty without unity, but I am a fan of the global menu applet. Unfortunately, it does not work for Firefox 5 (and other programs that draw them themselves). How can I activate the special ...
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How to configure Firefox to not save anything other than authentication cookies?

I want Firefox to purge anything other than authentication cookies every session - how can I configure it?
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Downloading large files hangs system

When Im trying to download large files, i.e. 1gb or more under FireFox, first of all it starts with very big download speed and in few seconds in almost get up to max (~11 MBps). It is downloading ...
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apt-get install firefox-3.6 installs 5.0

As title says, I'm trying to install firefox 3.6. However, I have no luck with achieving that. I tried apt-get install firefox-3.6 and after installation in about: there is "Firefox 5.0" How ...
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How do I install Firefox 3.6? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Firefox 3.6 and 4.0 in parallel? I need to install Firefox 3.6 for plugin compatibility on Ubuntu 11, how do I install Firefox 3.6 so that it replaces the ...
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How to remove Firefox from update manager?

I uninstalled Firefox some days ago, because I use another browser. It appeared yesterday as an important security update. I can uncheck every package associated with it, and install the remaining ...
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Whats new in Firefox 5?

I tried the support sites in Mozilla and couldn't find any info about whats new in Firefox 5, so I thought I would see if you guys could point me in the right direction. My system was upgraded to fx5 ...
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How to use American English spelling dictionary in Firefox?

My Firefox spellchecker was complaining this morning that I spelled 'neighbor' in the American English style, not the British English style ('neighbour'). Same is true for color (colour), analyze ...
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Invoke a Firefox addon using a command

Is it possible to engage an addon using an external command?
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How do I make Firefox 5 localized?

Before upgrading from Firefox 4 to Firefox 5, my interface was Dutch. After the upgrade, it suddenly became English. Is this a bug in Firefox 5 or am I missing something? Output of apt-cache policy ...
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How do I downgrade a package?

I just upgraded to Firefox 5 to find out that Selenium does not work on it. I'd like to downgrade to Firefox 4 but haven't found a way to do this. How do you downgrade to Firefox 4 on 11.04? Thanks ...
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how can I install firefox 5 on Ubuntu 11.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the latest stable version of Firefox? I've seen Firefox 5 has been released. How can I install it for Ubuntu 11.04 without deleting my current Firefox ...
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How to get back the firefox apparmor profile after deleting it?

I deleted the apparmor profile for firefox when I was tinkering with it... And now I can't get it back. I uninstalled (complete) the apparmor program, profiles, etc. And when it reinstalled, I ...
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When will Firefox 5 be in the official repositories?

Firefox 5 has been released today, so I want to know when Firefox 5 will be in the official Natty repositories. I don't want to upgrade using a PPA.
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Alternatives to Firefox 3.5/POW to use SSJS?

I have to install FFX 3.5 on my 11.04 machine. It's needed because I'm helping a friend of mine in a project involving Server-Side Javascript, and he is using POW webserver, actually avaliable for ...
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How do I switch Flash players?

Firefox shows that I've got Gnash installed, but in Synaptic I have the most recent Adobe Flashplayer. I've been having trouble with Flash content not working, and I'd like to try switching to the ...
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Webex “Share Application” feature doesn't work

Since upgrading to 11.04, when I use WebEx in either Chrome OR Firefox, and select "Share Application" I can click on applications running on my desktop, but they aren't shared. No errors are ...
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how to remove an item from my context menu?

I installed a program called Aptana Studio 3. It's added a menu item to my context menu(if I right click I see an option "Aptana Studio"). How can I manually remove this from my menu? I have ...
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running two firefox instances — one locally and another through ssh

I would like to have two firefox instances running at the same time in my laptop, one locally and another opening an instance through an ssh connection to another computer. If I just try to open the ...
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Gmail offline on Firefox 4.0.1: “Offline Mail is not supported by your browser”

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and its default browser Firefox 4.0.1. A pretty standard configuration, so I am surprised that Gmail offline cannot be configured and tells me: Offline Mail is not ...
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How to make Firefox use the Gnome Keyring vault for password storage and retrieval?

With Chrome it is quite simple to use Gnome Keyring for password storage. But with Firefox 4 on ubuntu 11.04, I don't know how to achieve this. I remember that firefox 4 supposedly has OS integration ...