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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Why is Firefox trying to use Okular to open downloads?

I'm asking my question here because I can't find an answer anywhere else and the Ubuntu forums have not helped at all. I am running Firefox and Ubuntu 11.04 on a Dell Dimension 9200. Everything was ...
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Need a Firefox 2.0 download link (working)

I am trying to get hold of a Firefox 2.0.x version . I cannot get any working download link . All links are failing. Can anyone help me with a working link? Why FF2.0? I am trying to run ...
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No Firefox (internet) icon in dash

Why I have no Firefox icon in Dash (like in clean install of Natty)? My system was updated from 10.10 (and from 10.04 in turn). Preferred app for internet is set to Firefox. It's my most often used ...
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Why don't the Alt+num Firefox keyboard shortcuts work?

There is problem in Firefox 4.x with Alt+num shortcut (switching between tabs) - it just doesn't work. I'm not sure if this is a problem with my Ubuntu installation (11.04 upgraded from 10.10) or this ...
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Pencil.It Firefox plugin not working

I am using Firefox 4.0.1 on my 11.04 Ubuntu system. I have added one plugin for Firefox called Pencil.It which isn't working. How to solve that?
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How do I remove Inbox as my search engine?

Can anyone tell me how to remove inbox as my spammed search engine. I went to tools and removed everything and it will not remove... It will not allow me to use Google or yahoo. thanks bill
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FireFox video flashing white boxes

I moved to Ubuntu 11 x64 abt 2 weeks ago from Windows 7 x64. I noticed that some videos on FireFox flashes white/black boxes here & there Boxes appear flashing about even before the video ...
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Vimperator not working with Firefox 4 from official repository

As the title says, with ubuntu 10.10 and firefox 4 from ppa it was working fine, any suggestions or is it a bug?
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Firefox 3.6 in Ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Firefox 3.6 and 4.0 in parallel? Is there any way to install Firefox 3.6 in Ubuntu 11.04? I need Firefox 3.6 because Firefox 4 does not support Google ...
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Where do I place a file for bookmarks for all users

With previous versions of Firefox I put my bookmarks.html file in /etc/firefox/profile and all new user accounts got automatically these bookmarks. This folder doesn't exist on ubuntu 11.04; I tried ...
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Primary user won't run Firefox 4 after upgrade to Natty

I just upgraded from Maverick to Natty. My main account still runs Firefox 3.6. However, I know that Firefox 4 is installed, because I created a new user and it runs Firefox 4. How do I get my main ...
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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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XUL-based simple text editor? (to benefit from Rikaichan when writing text files)

I love Firefox's Rikaichan extension, it shows the meaning of Japanese kanjis when hovering the mouse over them. I am writing a lot of text in Japanese, so to benefit from Rikaichan I edit in a ...
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How to install .xpi file for firefox?

Hi everyone i just downloaded a download accelerator skdownloader for Firefox 4, i installed the program alright but now I'm stuck at installing the accompanying add on .xpi for the program to be ...
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Firefox cookies not being saved

I'm running the latest Natty beta and I've realized that cookies are not saving under Firefox. Passwords and history save normally, but cookies do not. I have check the settings in Firefox and it is ...
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Is there an equivalent to FireShot for Firefox?

On windows, I can use Fireshot with FireFox to take screenshots, ufortuately, its works only on Windows... how can I do the same on Ubuntu? The main features I will need are: Take full scrolling ...
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How to change the application to open pdf file in Firefox

In Firefox, when I clicked a pdf file in website, I would be asked to download the pdf file or open the pdf file in evince running outside Firefox. Since I install Adobe Reader, whenever I clicked a ...
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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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Frequent CPU hogging

I am using ubuntu for 4 months. I am starting to notice that, my CPU usage is becoming 100% very frequently and my system becomes unresponsive. I don't run any CPU intensive tasks, just nautilus, ...
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WebGL is not initializing properly?

I've the latest stable versions of firefox and chrome. But when I run bodybrowser I get the following error: Google Body uses WebGL, a new standard for 3D on the Web. Your browser supports ...
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How to install Firefox 3.6 and 4.0+ in parallel?

Up until last week, I had both Firefox 3.6 and Firefox 4.0 installed, which was good for testing web applications. But now the nightly channel contains Firefox 6 instead of Firefox 4. I tried using ...
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Why am I unable to access the context menus in new Firefox?

Many times, I will go to right click on something in Firefox 4, and the context menu will disappear the second I move my mouse. I can use the arrow keys to select. This comes and goes. When I was ...
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What is changed in fonts configuration from 10.10 to 11.04?

I'm not able to obtain sharp (acceptable) fonts, specially in Firefox, in Natty. In Maverick I've to delete /etc/fonts/conf.d/10- files and set 'hinting full' in gnome-appearance-properties. This ...
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Getting specific firefox source snapshots for installed firefox in lucid(or whichever)

I can get LATEST snapshots with bzr no problem. What I am trying to do is get source snapshots for the installed version of firefox on ubuntu distribution whatever. I googled around a bit and it all ...
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How do I download all the assets loaded by a webpage into a directory?

I want to download and study every javascript file and ajax loaded resource that a particular webpage calls. It would be great if I could some how get the browser or some other tool to save all the ...
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Show Firefox bookmarks button in Firefox navigation bar?

I tested Natty Beta 2 yesterday and found that the bookmarks button is hidden. The usual way to show it seems to be hiding the menubar under Customize, however there is no Menubar option in there now. ...
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Can any browser switch to already open tab, if address you're opening is already open?

If "https://mail.google.com" is already open a tab, it it possible to have a browser switch to that tab if I try opening "https://mail.google.com" in a different tab? What if I try opening the new ...
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Firefox hidden cookies not in cookies.sql?

When I access nadex.com quotes, Firebug tells me I send these cookies (but it's really all one line): JSESSIONID=Qk3lNyhpQCpGpfx4bghpJLd2ML90tNx3lKvpvPLcvdmJyGRGztH5!1308128606!-757\ 827124; ...
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How do I enable overlay scrollbars in Firefox?

I like the overlay scrollbars that come with natty beta 2 by default! How do I enable them on fx4?
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Why do firefox 4 and evolution always open maximized in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Prevent Unity from auto-maximizing How to keep programs from launching maximized? 11.04 Why do Firefox 4 and Evolution always open maximized in Unity? Even after you ...
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My Facebook doesn't work on Ubuntu 10.10 but works on Windows XP

I have both operating systems installed on my PC, but Facebook only works on XP. I have tried Firefox and Chromium, but it works the first time, but after I log in it doesn't work, and can only open ...
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How can I install multiple versions of Firefox (4.0 and 3.6), preferably using apt

I have the firefox package (Firefox 3.6) installed in Ubuntu 10.04. I'd like to install Firefox 4.0 from the Mozilla PPA but keep 3.6? The instructions look like they'll replace the current firefox ...
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How do i fix the slow scroll in browsers and high XOrg cpu usage

I am facing an issue while scrolling in browsers(firefox, chrome, and opera) , scroll is jagged and slow. Also when scrolling the cpu usage spikes. I am currently running ubuntu natty(beta 1), ...
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Getting rid of Minefield (Firefox daily build)

Now that Firefox 4.0 is out, I've removed Minefield that I had previously installed via mozilla-daily. My problemis that I can't get rid of it, I mean it still appears in Gnome Menu (with missin icon ...
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Why do Firefox and Thunderbird not use Notify OSD?

Firefox has been the default browser for ages. Thunderbird is a very popular e-mail client under consideration for being included as default in the future. Notify OSD has been around for years now. ...
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Should I force enable hardware acceleration in the browser?

Neither firefox nor chromium have hardware acceleration enabled by default right now. Firefox 4 has an option its registry to force it: layers.acceleration.force.enabled , which is by default set to ...
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Should I use No-Script?

I hear that web-browsing is the most likely origin of malware on a computer these days. I also hear that one doesn't need to worry about viruses on Linux. So, should I use a browser extension that ...
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Firefox becomes default browser after upgrade. Cannot revert to Google Chrome

Upgraded my notebook to Natty Beta 1 two days ago. All seems to be in order except for a very annoying little thing. I used to have Google Chrome as my default browser, and after the upgrade, this ...
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Can I get the Firefox 4 button icons from Windows XP to display in Ubuntu?

The Firefox 4 icons that display in Windows XP (e.g., back button, refresh button, home button) are really nice. Is there a way to get these icons and use them in my Ubuntu Firefox 4 installation? ...
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Why isn't Firefox 4 available as an update from the Update Manager? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the latest stable version of Firefox? I have Ubuntu 10.10, and Firefox 3.6.16. When I install the available updates from the update manager, I don't get ...
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Manipulate browser and OS identification by Firefox?

How can I view and change what browser and OS identity information that are sent by Firefox? NOTE I've tagged both 10.10 and 11.04 because I want to know how to do so from both of the Ubuntu ...
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What happened to the default Firefox startup page?

What has gone wrong with the Ubuntu startup page? it look of it has changed so far and in stead of Google being on the left it is on the right with Google custom search. I try to type something into ...
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What is this dot on my Firefox 4 file menu?

Since I have upgraded to Firefox 4, there is a tiny dot on the File part of the menu. Clicking on it does nothing, it blocks the menu function over the area it covers. Please tell me what this is ...
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Where is firefox button for Firefox 4 for ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I change the Firefox menu to look like the Firefox menu in Windows? I have just installed Firefox 4 from the Ubuntu software center, but I don't see new Firefox ...
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How to configure firefox from terminal?

Is it possible to configure firefox from terminal?For example if i want to set toolkit.networkmanager.disable=true in about:config can i do it from terminal?
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10.10 Firefox Speed Problem

Firefox Browser working very slow in my UBUNTU 10.10. I use Mobile to connect either via blue tooth or cable. Is any tips to make it fast
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How to delete and create a new firefox profile from tty1?

How to delete and create a new firefox profile from TTY1?
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Can I change the Firefox menu to look like the Firefox menu in Windows?

Why Firefox's main menu is different in Ubuntu (10.04) and windows 7 ? Is different main theme?. Can I change the Ubuntu Firefox menu to look like windows 7 menu?
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How to change touchpad behaviour in chromium/firefox?

I have ASUS laptop which has two finger scrolling, and it works out of the box. When I am using firefox or chromium in kubuntu, middle click by external mouse on any of the link opens that link in new ...
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Plugins missing in Firefox 4 whith dual 3.6 & 4 installed

I have installed both Firefox 3.6 and 4 in my 10.04 x64 ubuntu, I just downloaded the .tar.gz from the firefox page and started it up using a different firefox profile so it didn't share file between ...