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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Youtube page and videos are not displaying properly

YouTube page is not displaying properly I am new user to n ubuntu just installed 15.04 a month ago. it was working fine till 15 days but now youtube is showing properly i have downloaded ubuntu ...
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Libreoffice firefox plugin

On Ubuntu 14.10 I have had a libreoffice writer plugin for Firefox. I.I am pretty sure I installed it from Ubuntu's repositories.It opened all documents in read only mode inside of Firefox. However ...
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FireFox Bookmark Deletion Problem

In windows I can easily delete a FF bookmark. To do so I just click on Bookmarks button. Then a list of bookmarks appears and I just right click on the bookmark which I want to delete and once a menu ...
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where do I report an issue for the ubufox firefox add-on? [duplicate]

Apparently this add-on uses a deprecated API (according to firefox-trunk). https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/precise/xul-ext-ubufox/ did not seem to provide any means to report this. So let ...
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Firefox eventually for no aparent reason consumes all CPU and RAM and grinds to a halt pulling my computer along with it

I now use Firefox as my default browser and have found that after having it up and running for several hours, that it starts to use up more and more of my CPU and RAM, and this does not appear to have ...
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Some pages not loading with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Firefox

When I use a search engine, or type an address into the address bar about half of the time I get the fail page, "Unable to connect..." If I click a link from a search page, same thing. If I try to ...
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Import Firefox bookmarks from windows 7 (unbootable) to ubuntu using ubuntu

I have already googled the question and got an incredible answer but I have a problem with replicating it. My windows directory is on the partition called 'OS' and my username is Siba while the ...
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Firefox is not starting on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

At first I tried running Firefox normally on Ubuntu 14.04 after a power cut that occurred while the computer was on suspend mode, and Firefox didn't start. I followed these instructions by renaming ...
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Internet browser crash

I installed Ubuntu 15.0.4 64 bit. My mainboard is an ASUS M2N-PLUS SLI vista edition with AMD CPU, with 4GB of RAM and an nVidia 8500 GT video card. When I start Firefox, after opening a new tab ...
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How to populate zeitgeist with firefox favorites and visited pages

Pretty straightforward question here. How to populate zeitgeist with the pages visited & favs from Firefox? I remember that there was a package/extension that provided that in the past, but I ...
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Unable to do a full maximize of the Firefox window?

Something weird happens to Firefox (37.0.2) after some time (probably days) has elapsed into its start and it does not maximize fully anymore. Neither with the Ctrl+super+↑ or the maximize key. And ...
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Firefox is using KDE oxygen GTK on Unity

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with multiple desktop environments (unity, cinnamon and KDE). However, after I installed KDE, Firefox began to use oxygen GTK when I am using Unity or Cinnamon. If a click ...
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Surfraw with Ubuntu 14.04 and Firefox problem

I am using surfraw with Ubuntu 14.04 and Firefox 37.0.2, and get the following error: err:ntdll:RtlpWaitForCriticalSection section 0x7ea65284 "lock.c: LOCKTABLEENTRY.crit" wait timed out in thread ...
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Bluetooth from commandline? [duplicate]

I've been trying to pair up my bluetooth keyboard with my computer after reinstalling from a standard ubuntu 12.04 to a minimal install. In the minimal install I have no gui, so I've been trying to ...
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When Chinese ibus input is on, selecting text on Firefox textareas makes the text disappear

The selected text does not have be Chinese characters, any character just disappears. The problem happens both on: mouse drag ctrl + A selection methods. I installed the Chinese input through ...
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Icon of running firefox in the specific profile in gnome

I have few firefox profiles, which are launched as different processes in the panel header. Like that: How can I customize icon of the firefox in the process menu? I mean this icon:
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Unable to add new bookmarks to Mozilla Firefox's bookmark bar any more

I imported my bookmarks from Google Chrome into Mozilla Firefox as I wanted to remove Google Chrome, and instead use Mozilla Firefox. So in my Bookmarks Menu section there is a folder called Bookmarks ...
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Can xdotool work after my screen becomes locked?

On Ubuntu 14.04, I want to use xdotools to simulate mouses and keys on a firefox window. I want to do that when I am away, so I also like to lock my window. Is it possible for xdotool still to work ...
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Problems downloading files via WeTransfer

I am using Unbuntu since a few months and everything works really fine. However, I do often get large files sent via the WeTransfer service. Unfortunately I am mostly not able to download them when ...
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Webinar woes, won't play in Firefox or Chrome [closed]

I'm trying to view this webinar, but it won't play in Firefox or Chromium under 14.04LTS. How can I begin to diagnose what is going wrong?
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Run FireFox as root as always without password

How i can run firefox as root from launcher in ubuntu 14.04 always without password ?
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Open multiple firefox tabs from command line

I'm trying to open firefox with two tabs from the command line, with two separate web addresses. So far I'm having no luck. firefox -new-tab https://www.evernote.com/Home.action -new-tab ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stopped booting suddenly

I've had Ubuntu 14(Trusty, then Unicorn) since not long after it came out, and I have enjoyed the system without any real significant problems.....until not much earlier today, that is. It started ...
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Firefox 37.0.2 not opening (removing firefox did not help) runing ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Opening firefox through the desktop icon will show the loading cursor, but a few seconds later it will stop loading and never open a firefox window. It is possible to load firefox from the terminal, ...
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Firefox YouTube videos often refuse to load after a certain duration into the video

I have recently switched from using Google Chrome to using Mozilla Firefox, but have noticed some problems with YouTube videos, very often, I play a video, but it refuses to load more than half of the ...
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Dead keys on Firefox Kubuntu 15.04

I use the GR-el version of the latest Firefox on Kubuntu 15.04. After the latest (2015-May-1) update, I can't have dead keys produce accents for (Greek GR-el / UTF-8). I can bypass this problem by ...
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How do I close a new Firefox window from the Terminal?

I have multiple instances of Firefox running in Ubuntu 14.04. How can I close the most recently opened window/instance from the Terminal? I tried using the cfct alias defined in an answer to a ...
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Problem viewing webpage on default web browser of Ubuntu 14.04

For last few days I cannot view Google "Inbox" on Firefox 37.0.2. It loads initially and then blacks out. There was no problem a few days back. Firefox when run from terminal gives a lot of ...
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Where is the Mozilla Firefox cache located?

I have got Mozilla Firefox installed, and am aware of the issues with nasty things like phishing scripts from images ending up in my browser's cache. And so that I don't have to just empty my cache ...
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Firefox stuck on old version and problems with held packages

i did a clean installation of Ubuntu 14.04.2 2 months ago and i noticed recently that firefox was stuck at version 36. I uninstalled it and then the system showed version 35 as the latest. The same ...
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Upload Files(from the internet) to a dropbox or google drive

I want to download a file from the internet and I have to store it on my dropbox/google drive. Is there a way to skip my PC. So the dropbox server is downloading the file right in my folder? This ...
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Adobe flash plugin 17

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 because the latest upgrade 14.04 is not working in my system. I need to install the latest Adobe Flash Player 17 plugin, but it only allows me to install up to ...
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Firefox title bar lost when opening link from e-mail in Thunderbird

Starting with Firefox (currently 37.0.2, but has been happening for a great many releases) running but minimized, I open a link in an e-mail (Thunderbird e-mail client, currently 31.6.0 - happened ...
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Problems with video and playback on 4K monitor and R9 R270 AMD. Ubuntu 14.04

For a number of years I have happily used Ubuntu. However,I am having all sorts of problems now since I upgraded my video card and monitor. My monitor is a Benq 4k monitor, but I decided to upgrade my ...
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Transfer bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox [duplicate]

I have currently got Google Chrome and Firefox installed, but I want to switch to Firefox so I want to some how transfer my mass collections of bookmarks from Chrome to Firefox, so is there any way of ...
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Why I can't drag and drop tab into the FireFox installed in Ubuntu 15.04?

today I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 and I am experiencing an annoying problem with the installed version of Firefox. The problem is that I can't swap the opened tab. I can change their order with the ...
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ubuntu 14.04 firefox starting without sudo gives security library failure on SSL sites

I have a problem with ubuntu desktop 14.04. When executing firefox without sudo, then all the https sites (even http://google.com) gives me Error code: sec_error_library_failure But when ...
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Firefox reinstalled, but not xul-ext-webaccounts

I wanted to reinstall Firefox, so what I did was: sudo apt-get purge firefox And this was the output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Add exception for wrong certificate for subdomain “ssl_error_bad_cert_domain”

One of my domains I use has an HTTPS certificate that is only valid for example.com. Whenever I try to access one of the subdomains I get an error: The website uses HTTP Strict Transport Security ...
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Firefox won't run java after installing 15.04

I installed ubuntu 15.04 yesterday. Firefox will not run the race viewers at igpmanager.com which use java. Ran java version and it returned the latest version of java. This machine is running an SSD ...
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Various programmes crashing frquently - could be an issue with the system?

About a week ago Firefox started crashing very frequently, 20 to 30 times a day. On random pages, doing random things, sometimes even when it is minimised. I ran the updates and checked the system for ...
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Is it possible to download the latest version of Adobe flash player? [duplicate]

I was trying to play a game on Facebook that I haven't been able to play since switching to Ubuntu. It requires the latest version of Adobe. I couldn't download Adobe so I downloaded a flash player ...
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How can I start a simple X with just firefox? [duplicate]

I'm trying to start a simple X server with just one app open, which is Firefox. Basically, I want to power on my Ubuntu server and show Firefox, nothing else. Is there a way to make this possible? ...
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If flash isn't installed in the first place, why does Firefox need Flash block 1.5.18 to block auto-play video advertisements?

My netbook becomes extremely inefficient when being bullied by auto-play video advertisements on the internet. I am on Lubuntu 14.04 using firefox 37.0.1 (Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu | canonical 1.0), ...
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java plugin is not working

I want to run following website in chrome/firefox in my ubuntu : http://bikecad.ca/quickapplet which shows following message: However i have already followed these steps but its not working. Help ...
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Lubuntu Firefox is always running

I have a very persistent Firefox. Even after a reboot the process is running, and starts by itself again if I kill it. Yesterday, I heard the audio of the last youtube video after a reboot. I tried ...
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My Firefox 37 has problems with Yahoo mail in 14.04

Since update to Firefox 37.0.1, I have problems with Yahoo mail (webmail). Sometimes, inline pictures are not shown, they only end up as placeholders, also not shown as attachments. In such cases, ...
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Pipelight stopped functioning after HBO new web update in mid April, 2015

I have got HBO Nordic working with Pipelight on Ubuntu 14.10 for long time. Suddenly a web portal update around the 12-13 of April made it stop working. I can log into the HBO Nordic with my ...
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Internet Connected but cannot visit websites

My laptop is Elitebook 745 G2 running Ubuntu 14.04, new installed. It has dual OS: Ubuntu and Windows. The internet service works well in Windows, but cannot work in Ubuntu, though it is connected and ...
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Firefox: make ctrl+enter submit a form, even if cursor is in a textarea

How can I make Firefox submit a form by hitting ctrl+enter even if cursor is in a textarea? There are some work arounds to enable this, if you create web pages with jquery. But this short cut should ...