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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Mac touchpad firefox problem

i have a problem with my Mac. it doesn't answer the multi-touch clicks in Firefox on Ubuntu. But i need to use it in Mall for customers, so what is the way to make it works for browser (touch-pad is ...
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Always hide an application's window

I'm using the selenium webdriver to run automated tests in firefox on my web applications, and while it's all working perfectly, it's a little bit annoying how firefox pops up over everything while ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Xmarks won't download bookmarks in directories with depth greater than 1 from the Bookmarks Toolbar Folder

On this ubuntu installation, Xmarks has yet to successfully download a perhaps large tree of book marks. On a windows machine it takes maybe a minute and a half to finish downloading the account. On ...
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Why would using one video driver over another cause the OS to crash when starting/ending an app?

When i installed (fresh) Lubuntu 13.10, I found that the OS crashed when attempting to start Firefox, and when leaving Abiword. The first thing I would notice was the mouse arrow stopped responding; ...
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question about browser mail app

I have an outlook.com email account so when I open outlook.com with firefox it asked me to install an email app (same happens for twitter, reddit ..) Now that I have this I have this (not so) fancy ...
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Problem with accented letters on Firefox and Chrome

I have Ubuntu 13.04. It's been some time that in different web pages I can't see the accented letters like àèìòù correctly displayed. But not everywhere. Some page work just fine. But today, for ...
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Firefox Full page screenshot error?

Firefox 25.0 version,I Taken screen shot by following way shift + F2 then screenshot --fullscreen after that error showed Exception... "Failure" nsresult: "0x80004005 (NS_ERROR_FAILURE)" location: ...
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Can I extend the menu item width?

I noticed a very annoying bug in Ubuntu Firefox when using the DOM Inspector addon. In this addon, you can usually browse all open windows with File menu - Inspect Chrome Document. However, with ...
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adobe flash not working firefox or chromium

I'm new to ubuntu but I think I did everything right. Adobe flash says its installed and I've uploaded the latest Firefox and Chromium. When I go to youtube all I see is a black screen where the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Restarts when I drag a Firefox Tab

When I drag a firefox tab to try to create a new window, my entire machine restarts and has me log in again and I have to restart any running programs. This also happens when I try to run binaries to ...
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What Happened to my Browsers and RabbitVCS

I am facing a strange problem. i am using rabbitvcs. After changing a file i try to reload my browsers to see the effect but it shows the same thing and when i see view source it shows my old code ...
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How would I launch firefox with multiple thin clients with just one log in name?

I'm working on a LTS thin client with 1 user logon to multiple thinclient. I was able to launch two firefox with the command in linux: firefox -no-remote -p "thinclient", but how would I launch ...
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Firefox Always Not responding / crashed / NOT WORK On ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

Hy gays i am installing ubuntu on my laptop {compaq 510, 2gb ram } anf OS ubuntu 13.10 but firefox always crashed / not responding and This is always forcing me to reboot my laptop when crash I ...
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inspect-element by default on browser

I have this web page that each time i go to , i modify something in the source code with the 'inspect element ' ( on chrome and chromium browser ) or 'firebug' ( on firefox ) ! can i make the ...
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how to hide firefox icon when web app is open?

How can I prevent the Firefox icon from appearing in the launcher while it's running? I only use it with the web apps.
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Firefox profile issue

Is there any limit in the number of firefox profiles that can be created? My issue is I am currently doing selenium webdriver automation in linux for a device. There are 50 devices of same kind and ...
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Configure Firefox to trigger Package Installer for .deb files

My head exploded. I packed all the pieces back in so I could tell you about how it happened. It starts out like a n00bie post, but seriously – it's not. For the sake of brevity, I wish the story ...
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After 12.04 update firefox opens and closes immediately

After my last update, firefox opens and closes immediately. My history: compiz updates firefox (24.0 + build1-0ubuntu1, 4.2.0-0ubuntu.12.04.1 firefox-locale-xx What can I do?
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unable to use internet in any browser

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 on my hp pavilion laptop. I have live net connection but still I'm not able to use internet on browser(firefox/chrome) but I'm able to use net by terminal for installing s/w or ...
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How to create an Axel script with 8-download-sources option (for optional use with Firefox-Flashgot)?

I use Firefox as default and a part of its might - including Flashgot. - With that I like Axel. - Methinks that by default Axel uses 4 connections per download and I also think it is not recommended ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Ubuntu without installing the default package?

I prefer Chrome to Firefox, and I removed Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04. But when I upgraded to 12.10, Firefox got installed again! What should I do to prevent installing Firefox on upgrading the system?
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unable to save firefox preference - ubuntu firefox modifications malware?

I was not able to save all my preferences in firefox by about:config or by editing prefs.js/user.js. Yahoo always came back as the default search engine and start page when I restarted firefox. ...
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Firefox edit URL in external editor plugin?

I often type long URLs into Firefox's location/address bar (usually a URL with many GET parameters). Since I must scroll left and right in the location bar to see the entire URL, it's hard to ...
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how do I replace adobe shockwave with lightspark

I am trying to display videos from a site which wants Adobe Shockwave and for a very long time it doesn't work. I decided to use lightspark instead. However I can't get it to fly. I've installed ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Firefox Proxy Authentication Delays

We are using a Proxy server in my company. My proxy settings are ok and normally I can access Internet using our proxy server. Only Firefox and Thunderbird are acting very weird. When I try to access ...
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Zebra TLP2844 printer doesn't print from Firefox

The Zebra TLP 2844 printer has been set up for Ubuntu 12.04. It is printing from every other application and also printing the test page properly. But it is not printing from Firefox!! The print queue ...
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Proxy setting in Firefox not set

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 the Ubuntu Network Settings and set Firefox to use system proxy ...
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Why wont' Firefox connect to internet?

I'm TRYING to use a 12.04.3 Xubuntu live(64bit) on a pendrive. I've tried several "versions" and Firefox will not connect to internet...nor will any software from Ubuntu install.(I'm sure because I ...
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Flash with ubuntu unity and firefox, can't click Local Settings dialog

After right-clicking a flash object of any kind (for example www.wgt.com/gameclient.aspx or a YouTube video, etc.), I'm not able to edit the local settings Please note that the local settings are not ...
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Webapp Integration for many sites are not available like: gaana.com

I did not install webapp integration of Facebook.com,gaana.com while loading the page first time in firefox. Now I am unable to locate launcher in web and I need to know instruction to install. Note: ...
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How to ensure error reporting opens Launchpad in the correct browser

I'm experiencing a bizarre problem on Ubuntu 13.10 where, in the event of a system error, the error reporting service will attempt to open Launchpad using the Links2 browser rather than Firefox as ...
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internet on Chome not working but does on Firefox

I am using system proxy in Ubuntu 13.04 and recently have experienced some problems with my internet connection. However, what I have discovered is that Internet is working just fine under Firefox, ...
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YouTube black screen

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. I have looked and tried many install for making YouTube play streaming videos, but nothing has worked. I am using Firefox version 22. My ATI video card is a ...
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Why does Firefox version 22 64-bit doesn't stop running when the browser is closed?

I have been running Firefox ver. 22 32bit in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit with no problems. I don't run Firefox from the repositories. I downloaded the .tar.bz2 file and extracted it in my home directory, ...
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Firefox wont download anything after running sudo optirun with it help please?

I am running on Ubuntu 12.04.1, Firefox 22. I recently ran "sudo optirun Firefox" the reason for this is because if I run that command YouTube/flash/html5 and other types of videos I watch only don't ...
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No Firefox Setup Prefs in the 12.04 Squash?

Good day, all. I have a rather challenging problem to put out there regarding a simple change of FF default search engine and homepage for the 12.04 distro. Here's what's been tried while working ...
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Viewing and typing emoji icons

Is there any way to view and type Apple emoji icons on an ubuntu desktop? They are extremely common on Twitter and Facebook but they either display as boxes or black&white vectors.
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Why did Firefox disappear

I was browsing the web with Firefox on Ubuntu when suddenly the browser became unresponsive, it's icon on the taskbar became a grey question mark, then the window closed. I tried to open firefox again ...
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After installing Netflix app, web browsers have changed font and styling

I installed the Netflix app by following the instructions on OMG Ubuntu: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/11/how-to-use-netflix-on-ubuntu Now however, my web browsers have changed their style settings ...