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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Fullscreen tearing in Firefox Flash video with AMD Catalyst drivers

Since upgrading to Linux Mint 17, every time I put a flash video into fullscreen it starts tearing up, then freezes after a couple seconds. This only happens when I have the proprietary AMD drivers ...
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SOLVED BleachBit: How to Completely Clear URL History in Firefox?

14.04 / Firefox 29.0 I've been using Bleachbit to clear usage/file history, and for the most part it works great. However, it doesn't seem to clear the website hostnames out of the URL, at all. ...
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Printing pdf files from firefox

Got a brain teaser for everyone. :) I recently needed to turn in paperwork for insurance reasons. I found the pdf file for the form I needed online, however it would not let me print the file. When ...
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Can't open Sync window in Firefox

I open Firefox. I open the Tools menu. I click on the button "Sync". And nothing happens. Nothing opens. How can I open Sync? I use Firefox v29.0.
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Test dev website

The task is to drop a few MySQL tables from a dev site and test if that generated any errors on the site, before doing it on the live site. Since the site is also a live site, I included the dev site ...
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Cache size of Firefox?

How do I go about to increase the cache size of Firefox? Firefox crashes occasionally when I have four windows open with multiple tabs.
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Firefox html5 video support

How can I get Firefox to fully support html5 video? The YouTube HTML5 Video Player says that H.264 and Media Source Extensions are not supported. Is there any way I can enable all of these?
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Lightspark doesn't works in firefox 29.0 and Chromium 34.0.1847.116 (ubuntu 14.04)

I need your help, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I've installed Lightspark (lightspark 0.7.2-3ubuntu1) as an alternative to Adobe Flash Player. But Lightspark doesn't works both with Firefox 29.0 and ...
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Images and links not visible on a particular website

The images are not visible at all on this particular website http://www.lenskart.com/sunglasses/frame-style/full-rim.html I have tried it with opera and epiphany as well,other than firefox.But ...
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How to use Xvfb in Ubuntu 14.04 with/without RandR?

I try to run Unit-Tests with Selenium running Firefox on my Ubuntu 14.04 Server. And I'm using Xvfb as described in this blog to simulate a virtual display to show Firefox in. But Xvfg somehow ...
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How can I set Firefox settings with a bash scipt?

I would like to create a bash script that I can run on several computers that will set some basic preferences and bookmarks for Firefox (and possibly Google Chrome) on Ubuntu 12.04. I think user data ...
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SmartReader ACR38U doesn't work with Icedtea-7-plugin in Firefox

I can't to use my CardReader ACR38U with Icedtea-7-plugin in Firefox. :( CardReader in pcsc_scan work good, without problem. How I can fix this? Ubuntu 14.04 Firefox 29. java version "1.7.0_55" ...
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Can I configure Ubuntu or Firefox to use a SOCKS proxy for a specific wifi network?

I occasionally connect to an unsecure wifi network for which I would like to use a SOCKS proxy - but only on that network. Can I configure things so that Ubuntu and/or Firefox will choose to use the ...
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.wine-pipelight folder not present

Following the instructions on the pipelight installation page, I installed pipelight on Ubuntu 14.04. However, upon opening firefox the .wine-pipelight folder isn't present in my home folder, and I ...
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Benchmarking Linux flash player and google chrome built in flash player

I use xubuntu 14.04 64 bit, I installed flash player from software center and xubuntu-restricted-extras too Are there any benchmarks on Linux flash player and google chrome built in flash player? I ...
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What broke Firefox? After upgrade to 14.04 Firefox plugin-container eats 179% CPU

After my recent upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 Firefox plugin-container eats 179% CPU, even after disabling all plugins and restarting the browser. Before the upgrade I did not have this problem, though ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 says it's connected to wifi but is really slow and won't connect to any website as if there is no internet connection

Like I said the wifi indicator says it's connected to the internet with like all of the bars (I'm right next to my wifi box) but, when I open up firefox, it won't connect to any website as if there ...
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Adobe Flash not working in Firefox but in Chrome [duplicate]

After installing Flash using terminal and Manually.Flash is not working in Firefox but is working correctly in Chrome.
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problem with loading scripts

whenever I try to load an example into the CodePen site (http://codepen.io/) I receive the LOADING.. message at the bottom at the page but it's never loaded.. I also have the same problem whenever I ...
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Start page Ubuntu

if you set the startpage of Firefox to about:startpage (or http://start.ubuntu.com) you get this: If you use http://start.ubuntu.com/current/Yahoo/ you get this: Is it possible to use other ...
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Difference between Backup and Import bookmatks in Firefox

Main usage of Backup/Restore and Import/Export in Firefox. Difference between both of them in functionality wise.
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Create desktop apps using Firefox possible?

In Chromium you can go to File > "Create application shortcuts"... This then allows you to add a "webapp" type shortcut to your launcher. Is this possible through Firefox with the same type of ease? ...
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Chrome and Firefox not working/slow

Chrome has stopped working and Firefox is slow, sometimes so slow that it does not work at all. I have tried installing Chromium, but the effects were the same. I uninstalled Chrome and then updated ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 offset mouse clicking in browsers [duplicate]

I'm having this problem with chrome and firefox, and only when clicking the minimize button and then bringing the window back by clicking on the respective launcher icon. Once maximized, the mouse ...
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Chromium glitches when resizing browser window

I have some strange glitches when my browser window is resized. Firefox, and other programs are working fine, only chromium is having issues. I tried to turn on/off gpu acceleration but same problems ...
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Firefox does not load local html files kubuntu 14.04

I have used kubuntu(10.04 & 12.04) and firefox for many years. Recently I upgraded to 14.04 and firefox will no longer open local html files. I installed chromium and it seems to work properly. ...
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Firefox keeps going unresponsive and crashing

Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit up to date. I was recently hacked. Had to clean install from a live usb made off my network and network computers. Since clean installing firefox keeps going unresponsive and ...
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What is the “Browser” process?

What is the Browser process? Is the process safe or malicious? Thanks for help, Top results:
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I can't install flash on ubuntu 14.04 to play facebook games, videos or youtube videos

well, I can't install flash on ubuntu 14.04 to play facebook games, videos or youtube videos. I tried many times but the problem exists. I'm using firefox. I've installed ubuntu restricted extras. ...
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Firefox in Ubuntu 14 stalls on wired connection

I have just installed Ubuntu on a computer with wired internet. Everything seems fine, BUT Firefox will only load Google, Bing and Gmail. All other web pages stall; just keeps loading without getting ...
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High CPU load for Firefox 29 and HUD with Ubuntu 13.10

Using Firefox 29.0 on the recently upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 results in high CPU load. By running top on the commandline I can see that the high CPU load goes to the following processes: PID USER ...
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How do I set up a local SOCKS proxy that tunnels traffic through SSH?

Assume I have access to an SSH server that supports tunneling, and I am on a PC that is running *ubuntu, how do I set up a local SOCKS proxy that tunnels the traffic through that SSH server before ...
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Open File as Other Program

I want to configure Firefox to open .zip files with File-Roller. In the options, I browse to /usr/share/applications/file-roller.desktop and it doesn’t open it as File Roller however nautilus easily ...
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Firefox-like Global Menu Integration

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. The original Firefox integrate with Unity perfectly. I want to use Palemoon, but unfortunately, it has no integration with unity/global menu. I tried to look at the default ...
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Flash Videos go fullscreen once (firefox), then after minimising it and trying to go fullscreen again it freezes (Ubuntu 14.04, Gnome Desktop)

I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was working fine, the problem is though that after I switched to Gnome Desktop, I couldn't switch to fullscreen mode on flash videos once I ...
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Video works with 'Try me' but not after install. What is the difference? U12.04LTS,

My hard drive got corrupted so I did a reinstall. Tested Youtube in FF during 'try me' and it worked - jerky, but it worked. Instal without all the updates (576 outstanding now) in order to get ff ...
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Can I Recover Firefox and Tor Bookmarks?

I will be going back to Windows, because after months of dealing with Linux, I realized it's not for me. In short, right now Linux won't present the login screen. There are things I want to save ...
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Undo close tab (Ctrl+Shift+T) not working

It is been some time that the Undo Close tab or Ctrl+Shift+T is not working and I am not able to recover even the tab I just closed. I have to manually open it again from history! How this problem ...
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Firefox, “Bus error (core dumped)”

If I try to launch firefox I get: Bus error (core dumped) When, until last week, I had Gnome 12.04 it was the same... then, during the upgrade (I now have 14.04) Firefox started working (without ...
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Firefox + Okular as “embedded” pdf viewer with Mozplugger : unable to search into the pdf

I am rather fan of okular software to view pdf. So that I am using it as embeded pdf viewer in to firefox web browser. I prefer it over the default pdf viewer of Firefox and Adobe Reader. However, ...
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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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getting an odd message when searching in browser's address bar

So I searched adblock in the firefox address bar and it redirected to a page "http://domainnotfound.optimum.net/cablevassist/dnsassist/main/?domain=adblock" that said: Server Error in '/' ...
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Allow fullscreen - where is this list stored?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, Mozilla Firefox 29.0 for Ubuntu Canonical 1.0. After installation I've watched some YouTube videos and clicked fullscreen, and the popup 'allow full screen?' appeared. By ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 shutdown - Firefox not exiting properly at logout/shutdown

Having a little past experience with Linux I recently decided to install Lubuntu 14.04 LTS to try and get away from windows and got most everything working except one thing so far... I have set ...
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Getting Flash working with AMD-processor Ubuntu 12.04 machine

I have been having MAJOR issues trying to get Flash working on my desktop computer running Ubuntu 12.04. After trying several things and wading through several webpages/forums on the issue, I found ...
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Lubuntu Graphical Bugs

I've Been Installed Lubuntu in Desktop and after "upgrade" some graphical/theme bugs appeared. example screenshot:
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GuitarBots - Firefox/Wine - UnityWebPlayer

I've been trying to use unity web player in this website: guitarbots.com. I'm running mozilla firefox 29.0 in wine 1.6.1. After I installed the unity plugin I got this error message. I'v been looking ...
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Youtube controls missing

I'm running 14.04 I've noticed recently the control buttons are missing from all Youtube videos I try to view. I can still click on and use the controls (play, full screen, etc.) but they are all ...
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13.10 to 14.04 LTS Firefox, email and desktop problems

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS last week. There are a few problems: Outlook: keeps saying to upgrade to the newest Firefox (Firefox says it's the most updated version), it won't load properly ...
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Can't play .mp4 files embedded in html5 player in Firefox [closed]

I have just installed Lubuntu 14.04. I can run .mp4 video files directly with Firefox but if i put them into an HTML5 tag then I get error: 'video format or mime type is not supported'. I have been ...