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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IcedTea always ask for confirmation even when the security level is lowered, how to change this behaviour?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS with OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime, IcedTea Web Control Panel, IcedTea Java Web Start and Icedtea Java Plugin(browser plugin) installed. I am using Firefox 35.0.1 and ...
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Firefox mouse wheel does not scroll - even with about:config

I am running Ubuntu with Lubuntu-desktop, firefox version 35.0.1 The mouse scroll does not cause the page to scroll- it causes a "back" button event, going to a previous page in my history. I tried ...
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Firefox blur event fires when changing keyboard language

When i changing keyboard language in a text-field with DOM "blur" event, the event fires!. As you know the blur event must fire when text-field lost the focus. I've found this problem only in ...
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How to disable Alt key mnemonics in Firefox?

I'm using the Firemacs addon with Firefox 35 in Ubuntu 14.10, which provides Emacs-like key bindings for composing text in the browser. Unfortunately there is some global system behavior that keeps ...
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Create a .desktop file: cannot find the icon on my desktop

I am trying to install Firefox Dev and followed this: How do I install the Firefox Developer Edition? I created, with nano, a file: firefox_dev.desktop in ...
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how to launch gmail web app for unity

In 14.10, I clicked the button to install the gmail web application. How do I launch the application? There's no description available for version 14.10 which I could see -- yet there was a button ...
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Updated Ubuntu 14.04 today

Updated Ubuntu 14.04 today using Firefox 35 watching YouTube videos,in normal screen they're okay,enlarge screen and all i get is audio,black screen anyone having same issue or know why this is ...
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Google gives wrong search results in firefox in Lubuntu 14.04.1

I was trying to find some info about an issue in Lubuntu (I cannot install MS Office 2010 with PlayonLinux), but the google search results were wrong, it highlighted words which were totally different ...
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Use 32 Bit java plugin in 64 bit firefox

I am unable to run a self signed applet in firefox that had 64 bit java installed. I understood that it may be the case with my java being 64 bit as the same was working in windows environment which ...
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Pipelight-multi displaying plugin-needed in firefox 35

I have just reinstalled pipelight-plugin as it is not working at all and I am still getting the same problem. Firefox on youtube is reverting to the html5 plugin, but the youtube videos on facebook ...
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My close, minimize, maximize buttons have disappeared from chromium and firefox, how do I get them back?

They have disappeared randomly from both chromium and firefox. How do I get them to re-appear?
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FireFox can't acess outlook page

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop. I can't visit this page. No luck with Chromium Browser too. I have already cleared the browser's data but nothing happened. What should I do?
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wmctrl: Permanently renaming a window

When i use wmctrl to rename a window (Firefox) to something else, the reload of a page or switching to a tab overwrites that name. How can i permanently rename a window? Or how could i re-rename it ...
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mic from webcam not working in google talk but working in audacity

All more or less said in title except I can hear the test sound (bip) in my sound system. There is no test or setting for the mic in google talk that I was able to find (there was a long time ago but ...
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Firefox hangs under Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu but am enjoying it. Using 14.04 on a humble netbook where it's so much better than win7. To be honest I don't stress it much, the netbook goes on trips and I store photos on it until ...
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How do I get Thunderbird to use Firefox to open URLs?

Every time I try to open a URL found in an Email from within T-Bird, it opens Ubuntu Web Browser instead of my default browser, Firefox. How do I fix? Note: I've already tried a manual config edit ...
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impossible to launch Spotify from embedded player with Firefox

With Firefox, when I try to play a song from a Spotify embedded player (like here, not the "play now" button but the player below : http://playlists.net/weekend-playlist-21-06-2014) I get the error ...
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how to print DjVu in Firefox

I'm attempting to print to printer or PDF a DjVu document that is accessible from this link by selecting "View Scanned Files" and then selecting the DjVu for the plans. When I try to print this page ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not load web page

I have dual system Win7 and ubuntu 14.04. My ubuntu can not load webpage in Firefox these days, though it shows WiFi is connected. Please find my information for ifconfig, route -n,ping,cat ...
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Firefox blinking when i enter keyboard

I have some bug with firefox: he's blink when i enter keyboard. Moreover, me enter keyboard not only in firefox (type in text editor on top of the browser, too blinking). This bug exists only when ...
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Enabling hardware acceleration with AMD fglrx on firefox

The flash movies can be quite sluggish and even worse google streetview is terrible when I run them on firefox. Yet if I enable HW accel on chromium I have no problems whatsoever. I'd like to try and ...
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Forwarding, redirection, between 3 machines

I have this structure: A: machine not in the domain of our company. B: machine in our company (with an application server) C: my machine So the communication has been enabled to interact only ...
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Gnome Desktop drag & drop behaviour

Running 14.04 with the Gnome version available from Software Center here. Coming from Windows and OSX, I'm seeing some rather unfamiliar drag & drop behaviour on the desktop: For one, dragging ...
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Don't show close, maximize or minimize Buttons in Firefox

Sometines, this bug happen in Firefox in my my Ubuntu 14.04. The close, minimize or maximize buttons not appear when I want to select one of then. This happen sometimes, and when this bug happen I ...
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(solved) Mozilla add-ons don't recognize my Ubuntu Firefox

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (aka Trusty) and have Firefox installed (firefox:amd64/trusty-security 33.0+build2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 uptodate). I tried to install a search engine from a Mozilla website, ...
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Video flickering in full screen mode only in chrome and chromium. firefox works fine. intel hd4000, external monitor via hdmi

Since I updated to 14.10 I get some annoying flickering while watching video in chrome and chromium, but only in full screen mode. Firefox works fine, but i prefer chrome/chromium. It worked fine in ...
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I've installed FIrefox Developer Version, but can't find it in my PC

I just installed the firefox developer version using PPA available on the official ubuntu help, it took me more than an half hour to download and install in terminal. It has also removed the older ...
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How to send user credentials to the proxy in firefox and terminal?

Little background: I am behind a proxy, where we use "automatic proxy config URL" on http://webproxy.mycompany.com:8080 Yesterday, my windows box (yes, I have both Ubuntu and Windows) asked me for my ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre fails to download package files

yesterday I got an issue with the internet connection, after I've made some operations with the network manager. The problem has been thoroughly described and partially solved in the following ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 can't open Firefox aspx file

Every 2 months I need to file taxes and the document is loaded to a different tab in aspx format. The site claims to support only Internet explorer but for years I have been using Ubuntu with firefox. ...
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Unity/User Agent issues

So, there is a game called Transformers Universe that is designed with playing in browser in mind. I have installed Unity Web Player via Pipeline as every source has told me, and acquired a user agent ...
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Chrome homepage freezes ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I replicated this issue in Xubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu 14.04, and Linux Mint. My scenario open Firefox enter "www.google.com/chrome" in the address bar press the "Enter" key on ...
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No video screen on youtube with firefox 33 after Ubuntu updated to 14.10

I just updated the Ubuntu to 14.10 yesterday. Today when I tried to watch some videos on youtube from firefox 33, there is no screen on the webpage. The screen place is a grey area, but everything ...
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How refresh page when locale file is modified with firefox?

I work on a litle javascript project, each time I modifie something in my javascript file, i need to reload the page (CTRL + R), it's very painful ! I have find a commande line for refresh Konqueror ...
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plugins for configuring IP cams

First of all, this might have been answered before, since I find it hard to believe no one had the same issues, however I cant seem to find any info on it. Please comment on it if so. My issue: Im ...
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No sound in Flash in Google Chrome 38

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 and Google Chrome 38, but I don't hear any sound when I try to play Flash media. Sound works okay when I view HTML5 media such as YouTube videos, and also when I view ...
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Bootable pre configured live image - no installation on pc

I would like to build my own Ubuntu disc. I would like to make a disc like, "if you want to try Ubuntu before installation" What I need is, to make a pre configured disc with Java installed, and on ...
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Flash/media content in browser slows entire system

I'm a newbie to Linux and whilst I really like all the different OS' that I've tried (I'm on Ubuntu at the minute but I've tried nearly all of them), I keep running into the same problem. The second ...
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Unity HUD doesn't work on Firefox, but works on other applications

I click Alt and access the HUD and regardless of what I type, I get no results at all. The HUD is working on other applications like Writer, Banshee, Corebird and even Thunderbird. It's Firefox 33.0, ...
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Can't start firefox on remote server without crashing X on local host

Running: Ubuntu 13.10 The situation is the following: I log in to the remote server with ssh -X user@remote and that is fine. However, once logged in, I type firefox it crashes the local X-session. ...
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Firefox 32 : scroll and right mouse buttons not functioning

Firefox was updated yesterday to version 32.0.3 (on Ubuntu 14.04). Today neither the scroll nor the right mouse button work on it. The mouse works fine with other programmes, and colleagues running ...
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Chrome, terminal and firefox crashing after upgrade from 12 LTS to 14 LTS

I upgraded from 12 LTS to 14 LTS via the GUI. Things seemed to go smoothly -- but now when I run programs on my machine they crash intermittently. Terminal crashes -- as well as chrome and firefox ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when working in browsers

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and enjoy it so far. However, I really don't know how to troubleshoot this issue, and I can't find anything on it. Whenever I use a browser, after a short period of normal ...
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Firefox has wrong color calibration

I have a Samsung R580 with Ubuntu 14.04 on it. The specs are: i5 CPU, Nvidia Geforce 310M, 4Gb RAM, etc. Important Note: I thought this was an Ubuntu problem however; everything below is only ...
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/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/charset.alias

Starting firefox gives repetably an error message (one minute intreval). It seems to be related to a missing file /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/charset.alias What is this missing file? Why it exists and ...
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firefox crashing and it does not reopen

while i'm working on firefox browser , it's get crahsed , and tell me that crash reporter is unable to submit a report for this crash because the application didn't leave an application data file , ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 rebooting on

I am facing a strange problem of rebooting. Here is the detail of my configuration : MotherBoard : Digilite DL-AD2550BG-ITX, Processor : Quad thread, RAM : 2 X 2 GB SODIMM RAM, OS ...
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Both Chrome and Firefox fonts changed

Hey there I was trying to change fonts for intellij but I am sure that I didn't change fonts for Chrome and Firefox. Now their fonts are very bad, I even tried reinstall them but didnt work. Moreover, ...
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Ubuntu - Launchy issue

Launchy is not able to identify the browsers firefox and chrome. I have /usr/share/application/*desktop configured in launchy. And I do see Firefox/chrome desktop in the location. Launcy is not able ...
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Youtube videos are not playing

I have gone through many questions on this forum. Tried clearing the cache, setting all plugins to "always active", copied libflashplayer.so from /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer to ...