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 stops working after setting wireless network password

Running Ubuntu 12.04, I can't seem to get Internet access even though the Desktop icon says I am connected. So I reset the router, and everything seems to work fine, including after restarting the ...
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Firefox renders images dark

I have a peculiar problem on Ubuntu (I've also noticed it on variants such as Mint). When I use Firefox, images are rendered notably darker than on Chromium/Chrome. For some things this is OK, but ...
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Firefox warnings [closed]

I am getting these warnings while launching firefox from a terminal: (process:4049): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed (firefox:4049): GLib-GObject-WARNING ...
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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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Glib error when trying to open Firefox and Thunderbird

I read the other similar problems but either there are no answers or the problem is not the same as mine. Suddenly, without any reason, my Firefox and Thunderbird just stopped working. I click on the ...
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How to identify whether flash player has been installed or not? [duplicate]

I totally switched to Ubuntu( 13.10-Saucy, 32-bit) recently leaving Windows behind forever. My Problem: When I visited youtube (through firefox), the video was not able to play and told me to ...
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Is there a workaround to view Adobe Access (DRM) flash videos on any browser?

Ubuntu 13.04 Google Chrome 31.0.1650.57 (Official Build 235101) OS Linux JavaScript V8 3.21.18.7 Flash 11.9.900.152 When I try to watch xfinitytv shows via streaming (specifically homeland - ...
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optirun with running browser

Problem: I have a window of Firefox or of Chrome opened via the launcher in the menu and now I want to run another instance of the program that take advantages of my dedicated Nvidia card, via ...
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Firefox installation error

I am trying to install Firefox but there is error like; Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/f/firefox/firefox_25.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.13.10.1_amd64.deb 404 Not Found [IP: ...
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How to fill a webpage form automatically from a spreadsheet?

I am working on a form filling process. Every time, I go to spreadsheet and copy the data, to paste on web site continuously so I feel bore and wasting time . I want to automate the process with a ...
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Why can I not add new bookmarks to a Firefox bookmarks folder?

I not able to add new bookmarks to a Firefox bookmarks folder. This bookmarks folder contains a lot of entries. Is that the cause? If so, what should I do? PS I run Firefox 26 under Ubuntu Precise.
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trying to upgrade firefox in 11.04 [closed]

I've switched on an old laptop running 11.04 and Firefox 4! Mozilla suggested upgrading to Firefox26. It appears in my downloads folder. I've tried to extract and open but I can't get Firefox 26 ...
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Youtube videos /Flash player not working!! Ubuntu 12.03 [duplicate]

First of all i would like to mention i am new to non-windows OS so please forgive if i am asking too basic/silly questions: Here is my problem: I just installed ubuntu and when tried to play a video ...
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Firefox Fades Out When Using on Ubuntu 13.04

When using the recent version of Firefox on Ubuntu, it fades in and out and has slow responses as well. Is there any reason for this or, better yet, a solution?
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can't access certain web sites using Ubuntu

I can't access certain web site like: www.last.fm when I try to load any page on this site it starts with [Connecting..] in the tab title and the browser shows the [waiting for www.last.fm ..] ...
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Unable to play quake live on U12.04 with firefox 25. 0.1

I'm unable to open the file, which you download from the quake live site, in Archive manager. The following error is shown: Archive: /tmp/QuakeLiveSetup_841.exe [/tmp/QuakeLiveSetup_841.exe] ...
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Does this PC meet hardware requirements for any Ubuntu distribution? [closed]

I have a very old PC with 1 GB RAM and a 800 Mhz AMD Duron CPU, 40 GB HDD. I need to run on it a distribution on which I can run LibreOffice (I need good .doc compatibility) and Firefox (or ...
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Why are newer firefox versions so bloated? (30MB --> 150MB) [closed]

I installed firefox 11 on my older machine and it consumes about 30 to 40 megabytes of RAM. Version 23 which was installed by default took at least 150MB. WHAT IS GOING ON? Comparing them by ...
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Conflict with flash when Mozilla when Google Chrome/Chromium is installed

I have 12.04 installed on my laptop. I noticed after installing Chromium and eventually google-chrome (stable) that the flash player for either browser was not working properly. When trying to exit ...
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“/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11” building Firefox OS?

Tried to Build Firefox OS with Ubuntu 13.10 and got this error: host SharedLib: libOpenglRender (out/host/linux-x86/obj/lib/libOpenglRender.so) /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11 /usr/bin/ld: cannot find ...
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Unresolved error with browsing a website : Error 404

I am running on Ubuntu 13.04 64amd. I cannot access the website which I built online through all my browsers. It redirect to the server and it says the Error 404. I asked from the server (Through ...
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Firefox using a lot of memory

My computer keeps freezing once firefox gets over 250MB of memory. It keeps swinging between 200 and 250. What's going on and how can I remedy the situation? Output of free -m: total ...
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web page loading problem

I use Firefox in UBUNTU 12.04 for connecting to internet. Some of the web pages (randomly) load normally at some times and does not load at all at other times. (There is no problem in the web page as ...
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Sudden flash malfunctions

I have begun having some odd problems playing Netflix, Amazon VOD, Hulu, Youtube and other flash videos. The videos play slightly faster than they should (seems to be 50% faster) and they have no ...
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Youtube videos don't fullscreen in Ubuntu 13.10

When I watch a video in Youtube the full screen option doesn't work, I'm using Firefox in Ubuntu 13.10. Why?
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Strange update: “Safe and Easy Web Browser from Mozilla firefox”

Following one or two updates I have now Mozilla Firefox version 25.0.1 installed on Ubuntu, which works fine. Today I noticed that the Ubuntu Update Manager is suggesting me to install a strange ...
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I'd like to open Gedit files in a web browser like Firefox

I'm a Drupal/WordPress developer, and I use Ubuntu for editing PHP, HTML, javascript and CSS files. I typically work with a local XAMPP stack with staging copies of my production environments. I'd ...
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Flash Animations are horizontally crunched and colors are bogus

On a fresh install, I cannot read flash animations properly. I tried enabling hwaccel and gpuoverride using mms.cfg which didn't change anything. Video playback in VLC is OK. My graphics chip : ...
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“a Plugin is Required” but I have already installed it from Software Center

Every time I play games, I see that a plugin is required, but I have already installed "flash" from software center. And also, I am able to see youtube videos but still this is only happening in ...
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Black dashes when scrolling on webpages. Firefox 13.10

On Firefox with Ubuntu 13.10, and Cinnamon desktop I get dashes appearing on webpages when I scroll. See screenshot: Any ideas about what this is and how to get rid of it would be appreciated. It ...
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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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no sound in firefox youtube after upgrade to 13.10

After upgarding ubuntu to version 13.10 I don't have any sound while playing youtube videos in firefox browser (version 25 - for Ubuntu canonical 1.0). I don't have this problem in chromium browser. ...
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How do I make Ctrl+F4 close a tab in Firefox in KDE? [duplicate]

I'm used to closing Firefox tabs using the Ctrl+F4 shortcut. But this shortcut is not working in Linux Mint 15 KDE. I was unable to find the "Close Tab" option in Shortcuts options in KDE. How do I ...
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why firefox 25.0.1 tack high cpu usage?

While i update my firefox to 25.0.1 in my ubuntu 12.04, It tack a high usage of the cpu, and i have to close it and reopen it to solve it. this problem happened as when i update my firefox. In last ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 - Online video (ie YouTube) will not run in Firefox or Chromium.

Just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on an old Dell Dimension 3000 w/ 2GB RAM. Installation appeared to go fine, but I cannot get online videos to play properly using Firefox or Chromium. Using both YouTube ...
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prevent firefox from using gnome theme's colour scheme for websites

this topic has been discussed several times, the solution is to edit chrome/userContent.css and add default colours there. but unfortunately I know nothing about css files, what possibilities do I ...
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Firefox black artifacts on optimus when on AC power

When using firefox I often get lots of black random artifacts (little black rectangles). It usually happens when I scroll a page. The strangest part is it happens only when my notebook is on AC power. ...
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firefox lost connection after shooting down zeitgeist

What was happening in the following situation? Firefox couldn't connect to the internet, but sudo firefox could. I had 13.10 32b on Lenovo with amd64. The not so relevant story goes as follows: I ...
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Ugly fonts in Firefox with infinality

I recently installed truetype-infinality and infinality-fontconfig on my Xubuntu and set the rendering style to OSX. While my terminal and system fonts looks great, fonts on certain webpages look ...
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Setting up some applications to show up in Firefox application launch dialog [closed]

Firefox's association of custom URL schemes with program is most of the time hard to figure out for users, when clicking on an URL using a scheme unknown to Firefox (such as apt:// or steam://) it ...
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open PDF files in Firefox

I have Firefox and It was working fine. Recently , I cannot open PDF files even though I have a PDF tools . it start open it and then stuck ... so I have to download all PDF files in order to have a ...
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Firefox does not recognize iprint client

my firefox does not recognize iprint. I keep getting the error iprint client is not installed from the following webpage shefuniprt.shef.ac.uk:631/ippdocs/isinstf.htm In my ...
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Can't connect to Facebook on 13.10

For a few days I haven't been able to connect to Facebook. this is not a browser specific problem because if I ping www.facebook.com i get: PING star.c10r.facebook.com (31.13.84.8) 56(84) bytes of ...
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Flash plugin or additional plugins in Firefox [duplicate]

I have been trying to read my online training on Yahoo, but when I click the icon for training, a message box appears saying that I should install additional plugins. I have tried to install the ...
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How to restore previous tabs in Firefox when Edit>Preferences is OK

I installed Wavemaker which 'reset' Firefox Preferences. However, Firefox still doesn't load previous tabs even though I set Edit>Preferences to "Show my windows & tabs from last time" & it ...
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I cannot gain access to my atitesting.com account

The website states my browser is not supported. The system has detected that your browser/OS combination (/Firefox 25.0) may not be supported. You will need Internet Explorer (at least version 6) ...
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Multiple and selected attribute not displaying in browsers

I've been watching HTML5 tutorial videos by a guy named Bob Tabor and have come across a little problem I just can't find an answer for, so I'm sorry if I'm asking the wrong people. I can't figure out ...
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Browser freezes (Chromium and Firefox) [closed]

Somtimes my browser just freezes. Already happened in Chromium and Firefox. It keeps working, since I can click on any link or use any keyboard shorcut and it opens new tabs and etc., but I can't see ...
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Some websites display incorrectly (multiple browsers) [duplicate]

I have noticed recently that a few websites display incorrectly: www.dropbox.com and www.mediafire.com. They appear to only be loading a very minimal version of there websites (see attachments). All ...
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How to add an adon manually to firefox

I am completely new to ubuntu and i have been trying to install a addon to firefox. Name of addon:bytubeD (commonly known as "bulk youtube downloader") developers site:http://msram.github.io/bytubed/ ...