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 spellchecker often not enabled properly

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and its built-in version of Firefox, which is currently version 30.0. On some web pages spellchecker is working properly, but on many it does not. If I right-click in a text ...
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How can I play asx files from chrome?

Is it possible to play asx files from Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04? I am trying to play this station, but without any success. Instead of streaming the station, an asx file is downloaded. However, ...
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Why all my firefox downloads are opened by vlc?

It has been more than one week and Firefox has become opening any downloaded file with vlc even if I change the source of opening the file. In the next download, it will open again with vlc. What ...
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Workspace focus problems

I've been having a problem on my desktop system since 14.04 (or how I've started working) with focus on the workspace. I'm an avid updater, so I'm usually current in my distributions. I generally ...
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youtube video is not run on my firefox

I am using firefox and ubuntu. When I run my youtube video in firefox it now working.. It's display this there is error an error occurred, Please try again latter What can i do for this
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Firefox not working with ububtu 14.04?

I have installed ubuntu and all looks well, the WIFI connected but Firefox browser returns a 'page not found error' when browsing. There is no firewall. Previously, the machine was running windows 7 ...
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openjdk icedtea firefox loops “connecting”

Ubuntu 14.04, openjdk-7-jre_7u55, icedtea-7-plugin_1.5, firefox_30.0 FF > Tools > Add-ons > Plugins > IcedTea-Web 1.5 = Ask to Activate URL = http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/rfk/ then click ...
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Can't save images (Firefox

I'm new with ubuntu, and frankly not THAT technical (a little, perhaps.. but be gentle). I've been running ubuntu (Trusty Tahr) for the past couple of weeks, but I've never been able to save images in ...
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mouse uber sensitive in firefox

This is only a problem with firefox and only recently. Within other programs I can highlight text, copy, paste, etc. with no issues. Within Firefox it's becoming impossible. The page scrolls up and ...
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Orca not reading webpages neither in firefox or chromium in ubuntu

I am trying to learn to use Orca Screen Reader in Ubuntu 13.10, but even it seems to work on the desktop, when I enter firefox or chromium to read a website, it reads the address, says "document went ...
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Firefox “Email image…”

Ubuntu LTS 12.04.4 Firefox 30 Using Firefox, cursor over an image, right click, select "Email Image...", brings me to my configured email, but the image URL is not correct. It appears to have various ...
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Watching online content with flash fills my root

When ever I watch online content that is streamed with flash my root partitions is filled. When I close firefox and clear my cache I immediately have about 2.5 GB free in my root. My home partition ...
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Restoring Home Folder, Firefox Launcher Problems, Cannot Open Display

I had a harddrive crash and so had to reinstall Ubuntu (14.04). At this point firefox worked fine. Then I tar'd my home folder and replaced it with a version I had backed up from the failed drive. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - bookmarks in desktop menu bar

I asked this before but the responses weren't valid and I cannot reply to it, so I have to ask again... Ubuntu 12.04 I somehow wound up with a bookmark for a web page on my main menu bar (the one at ...
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After getting firefox update can't access internet anymore

I just took some updates including Mozilla updates and can't connect anymore to internet. We have a proxy server, we had previously imported all the needed certificates and internet was working ...
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2 Firefox running with 2 icons

Is it possible when you are running 2 Firefox with different sync to have 2 icons? For example would one have the normal logo and then I could choose an icon for the other one? Or Maybe have one ...
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KDE controls taking over applications in my unity session

Ubuntu 14.04. I tried out KDE now some applications (Firefox and others) in my Unity session have KDE controls instead of the proper gtk controls. Un-installing kubuntu-desktop does not help.
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Laptop struggling with Firefox

I just installed 14.04 and my laptop is struggling bad with Firefox. Scrolling is laggy and sometimes it pauses for e couple of seconds and the screen darkens for a moment. Also the keyboard response ...
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Since installing 14.04 Lastpass intermittently fails to allow login

Sometimes unless I disable LastPass → restart → enable LastPass → restart Firefox LastPass will not accept my password login. This has happened about five or six times in approximately forty Firefox ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lots of software not working anymore

So I made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, but a lot of programs do not work even they came with the Ubuntu install. Firefox does not start, neither from launcher nor from terminal ...
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Facebook is not responding accordingly in Firefox?

I have Ubuntu 13.10, on Lenovo G585. I have reported some of my problems before, and you were very helpful. Facebook (only) is not responding accordingly only in Firefox, but works fine in Chromium, ...
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Video players don't show up properly in web browsers

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I've noticed that sites that play videos don't display properly. The video shows up distorted in both Firefox and Chromium Web browsers. My desktop PC has an ...
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Intermitent Firefox/Thunderbird screen problem

Ubuntu 13.10, I7 3970, 12Gb Memory, Nvidia 650Ti driver 331. Sometimes, switching from one workspace to another, Firefox or Thunderbird fail to render the screen correctly. Below, the screen with the ...
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Can't Open A Specific Website. Can Open With A Proxy. wget stucks on “HTTP request sent, awaiting response…”

Ok, I'm having a very weird problem. I've searched through google and ubuntu forums but it seems that this problem, if faced, is unsolvable. However, I'm very hopeful that I'll get a solution here. ...
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Web video's not working

Hello i am using ubuntu for a while now. And i installed it on my mums 10 year old PC (as replacement for XP). And I simply don't get videoplayback in chrome/firefox working. What i tried for so ...
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How To Use Nvidia-Prime On Ubuntu?

I have optimus laptop so i have installed nvidia drivers with prime. I have googled but didn't found any help regarding using Nvidia-prime. So How do i use my optimus card ? I know i can switch to ...
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Firefox closing automatically after logout vnc connection

Firefox is closing automatically after logout vnc connection. How can I set Firefox to run all the time, and not only when I am connected through vnc?
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Putting Firefox in a truecrypt disk

Hello I am new to Ubuntu, my priority is to move the cache to a mounted truecrypt disk, my biggest problem is that I am confused about "directories", because in Windows it was easy to just put the ...
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How do I change default gnomeplayer to flash set in Firefox 27 preferences for Ubuntu 13.10

I am pretty certain my installation of Ubuntu 13.10 has the flash plugin installed, as I have checked this numerous times in the last 3 days and just recently watched the updates put it in from the ...
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Firefox performance got affected

I followed the instructions in the following link, the instructions in the accepted answer. Why won't videos on a particular website play under Ubuntu 13.04? I executed the commands in the link ...
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JavaScript Console

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire One, Model: KAV60 and it works fine. The problem I have is just that every time I write something in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox a Developer tool ...
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Remove firefox titlebar in Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Cinnamon on my Ubuntu 13.10. I want to know if it is possible to remove that fiferox title bar above tabs. I have installed HTitle and the 3 buttons now appear like on a windows ...
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Unable to connect to network with Ubuntu/Tor?

I'm really new to these programs and was wondering if I could get some crucial help. I've been trying to set up a secure browser using Ubuntu/Tor from this tutorial: I finished setting things up but ...
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Ubuntu e Gnome 3 connection behind a proxy

I don't know if it's a general problem with Firefox or if it's just my system doing things wrong. I've got a proxy script set up in Firefox to use system proxy settings. Whenever I restart Firefox ...
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Bogus FF user/pass authentication prompt on nxdomains

When I want to log into my router's web interface, I enter the following into my browser's address bar and hit return: http://192.168.1.1/Status_Router.asp (Actually, I have that bookmarked.) My ...
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Network is connected-firefox won't connect to net

I'm really sorry for the dumb question-I just got a laptop with a clean install of Ubuntu 13.04 . It says I am connected to my network, but when I try to go online firefox says: server not found. ...
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drag & drop an image+url cannot save image

from firefox (though i think it will do this from other browsers) if the page i am viewing has an image i would like to save, but the image is wrapped by an anchor link, i cannot drag and drop to save ...
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Can't print DuplexNoTumble in Firefox

I have two computers with ubuntu 12.04 and with same image config. Both have Firefox 26.0, same printers, same updates, but one of them can't print in DuplexNoTumble, I select this option in Printer ...
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How can I disable “Open File” option under file menu tab in Firefox browser?

How can I disable "Open File" option under file menu tab in Firefox programmatically? What code do I have to change?
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user agent switchers not working

A particular website (livemocha.com --> "create account") brings me to a page that says "Linux support coming soon." So I tried to use User Agent Switcher extension for Firefox, and Ultimate User ...