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 + 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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Nepali Font Rendering Problem in Firefox

I have installed so many nepali fonts in my computer. But firefox do not show all nepali fonts properly.
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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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hdfc bank net banking page not accessible

Whenever I try to open the website www.hdfcbank.com, the website opens. Then I check the netbanking box and press the login tab below. A new window opens up as it is supposed to, but in the new ...
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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 ...
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High CPU usage in any browser

For about the last week, browsing the web from Chrome beta, Chrome stable, or firefox causes unusually high cpu usage. It Idles OK, but spikes a fair amount, but loading any page, with or without ...
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Scrolling in Firefox as in Nautilus

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 on a laptop. Is it possible to make scrolling with touchpad behave the same way in firefox as it does in nautilus? If you don't know what I mean, it's the scrolling without ...
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Ububtu 12.4 Unity Tray

I have working Ubuntu 10.4 and installed 12.4 on a different PC. I try Unity. In 10.4 it was comfortable to have Firefox icon on the system try and I tried to put it on that of 12.4. Using Alltray and ...
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Kubuntu studio. compositing settings and firefox, networkmanager popup issue

I'm moving over to an ubuntu variant after some time with linux mint. I'm using Ubuntu studio 13.10 with the kde desktop. I like kde and I am a musician, so the low latency kernel and preinstalled ...
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How to change gedit action for URL drag from Firefox (link copy instead of downloading source code)?

What I want to do is from Firefox drag the desired link to a gedit window and let the URL be pasted instead of downloading a source code (as now gedit does). Actually I'd appreciate any faster way to ...
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Help needed to locate specific Firefox tabs/windows in Unity

I am fairly new to using Unity (using Ubuntu 12.04) and, although it has a number of features I like, have become utterly frustrated by the difficulty I have in locating specific Firefox windows and ...
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Why do flash games load larger than their boundaries?

Lots of flash games do this. It's like the content is anchored to the top left corner of the Flash element, but the element isn't quite big enough -- so stuff on the right and bottom edges of the game ...
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Trying to install Oracle 6u4 on Ubuntu 13.10 and cannot find the libnpjp2.so browser plugin

I need Oracle's Java 6u4 to run a specific web applet for work. I've downloaded the .bin for 64-bit Linux from Oracle's website, and went through this AU answer. Everything seemed to be going fine, ...
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Opening weblinks in Polly through Firefox

I'm relatively new to this forum and therefore hope that this site is actually the right place for asking the following question. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and have Polly installed as my ...
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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 ...