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 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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Can't connect to Facebook on 13.10

For a few days I haven't been able to connect to Facebook. this is not a browser specific problem because if I ping www.facebook.com i get: PING star.c10r.facebook.com (31.13.84.8) 56(84) bytes of ...
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Flash plugin or additional plugins in Firefox [duplicate]

I have been trying to read my online training on Yahoo, but when I click the icon for training, a message box appears saying that I should install additional plugins. I have tried to install the ...
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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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I cannot gain access to my atitesting.com account

The website states my browser is not supported. The system has detected that your browser/OS combination (/Firefox 25.0) may not be supported. You will need Internet Explorer (at least version 6) ...
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Multiple and selected attribute not displaying in browsers

I've been watching HTML5 tutorial videos by a guy named Bob Tabor and have come across a little problem I just can't find an answer for, so I'm sorry if I'm asking the wrong people. I can't figure out ...
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Browser freezes (Chromium and Firefox) [closed]

Somtimes my browser just freezes. Already happened in Chromium and Firefox. It keeps working, since I can click on any link or use any keyboard shorcut and it opens new tabs and etc., but I can't see ...
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Some websites display incorrectly (multiple browsers) [duplicate]

I have noticed recently that a few websites display incorrectly: www.dropbox.com and www.mediafire.com. They appear to only be loading a very minimal version of there websites (see attachments). All ...
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How to add an adon manually to firefox

I am completely new to ubuntu and i have been trying to install a addon to firefox. Name of addon:bytubeD (commonly known as "bulk youtube downloader") developers site:http://msram.github.io/bytubed/ ...
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How can I get Firefox to open torrent files with Transmission?

Every time I download a torrent file (.torrent), Firefox thinks I should open it with a text editor. How can I get it to open with Transmission? In Edit -> Preferences -> Applications, there's no ...
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How to change the app icons of Linux Mint to defaults? [closed]

The icons of Firefox, GIMP, Inkscape etc. are different. How to get back the original icons? Can it be done together (for all apps)? Linux Mint icon: Original icon:
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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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Browser does not load certain pages

I installed UBUNTU 12.04 and configured for internet access. No issues there. However, my browser (firefox, chromium) is not able to load/display certain pages (mail.yahoo.com, thehindu.com, ...
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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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Where is Firefox's plugins directory?

I know that there are extensive, "proper" methods for installing Firefox plugins. However, I would like to know where the folder is for linking shared-object (.so) files, such as libnpjp2.so and ...
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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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Firefox doesn't start at all [closed]

I'm trying to use firefox, but there's no way it'll start. I'm new to ubuntu and I have tried all the tips I could find but nothing seems to work.
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Firefox internet working on Live USB but not working on installed Ubuntu

Firefox works in a live USB session, but when I installed Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox was not working. I am confused what could be the reason. Is there something related to drivers or something which which ...
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Streaming video on Win 8.1 vs Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a dual boot system, Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8.1; just an experimental spare computer, the point here being that the hardware is identical. When using IE and Windows 8.1, I can view streaming ...
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Videos playing in Web brower, play at double speed, how do I stop this?

I have recently been having a problem with my web browsers (Firefox and Chromium) playing all videos (Youtube and ect...) I have uninstalled flash and then re-installed it and done the same to my web ...
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Youtube doesn't work! [closed]

The title say it all. Youtube doesn't work, NO not the flash player doesn't work, the webpage won't load. Also everything works, kind of(see the end of the post), perfect In chromium the error is ...
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Firefox Full-Screen Flash not Working

In Ubuntu Gnome 13.10, attempting to view Flash video full-screen does nothing but freeze the video. The freezing can be fixed by unfocusing and refocusing the window, but I cannot get Flash to go ...
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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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YouTube Firefox app

Running a brand new installation of Ubuntu 13.04 I downloaded today and installed via a Live USB. First action was to open Firefox. Well, no, I closed it because the updater had 100 MB of updates. ...
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How do I install Australis (Firefox nightly) on 64-bit Ubuntu?

I've seen opinions on Australis here: Anyone try Australis yet? (New Firefox UI). How can I install it on 64-bit Ubuntu? Is there a ppa? “Ubuntu Mozilla Daily Build Team” team has builds for Aurora ...
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X Server crashes when I start Firefox from chroot

I thought to start an isolated Firefox instance in a chroot, but it always crashes my X Server. I tried with different chroot environments (raring, trusty), and tried schroot and plain chroot too. ...
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How do I submit a browser plugin to software center

We have an app divided in two parts, a browser plugin and the actual app. The plugin is used to start our desktop app. These are not open-source. We want to submit our app to the software center but ...
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How to enable onboard keyboard in fullscreen mode (using firefox)?

I want to use the onboard keyboard to enter text into a form in a website I have open in firefox. Ideally I want to run firefox in fullscreen mode. In non-fullscreen mode onboard comes up no problem, ...
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Cant watch videos on Browser : Flash Player not installed

I have a Toshiba Satellite c655 and have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on it. I cant watch videos or basically do anything that requires Flash Player. I was able to on the previous version I had of ...
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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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Downloadhelper fails to Convert

I'm trying to use the Firefox Add-On Downloadhelper to download and convert this 'video' of Einstein: http://sploid.gizmodo.com/listening-to-this-incredible-recording-of-einstein-will-1464557213 in ...
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Saving Gmail attachments using drag and drop results in a link, not a file

When I open a message in Gmail and attempt to save an attachment using the drag and drop method, (click on the file icon and drag it to a folder or the desktop) the resulting file in the destination ...
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How to run javascript in Mozilla URL bar?

I am using mozilla and trying to run this code on the url bar javascript:alert(document.cookie); but when I hit go, nothing happens. But in chromium, it alerts, so what is with the firefox? does ...
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Firefox scrolls up and down when I press the arrows

When I push down the arrow key in my keyboard, Firefox scrolls site to its bottom. How can I configure Firefox to scroll smoothly, so that I can see couple of new lines as I press the key? I have ...
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Failed to execute child process? Anyone know a fix for this?

I changed something that I did not mean to change and now everytime I try to open Firefox it says: could not launch application, failed to execute child process "firefox" (No such file or ...
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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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installing Oracle Java 7 as Firefox (v. 22) plugin fails

I have installed Oracle Java 7 JRE under Ubuntu 12.04, and I am trying to get firefox (v. 22) to recognize it as a plugin. I've carefully followed these instructions: ...
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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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Ubuntu tweak and Mozilla (firefox and thunderbird) cache

I usually use Ubuntu tweak to do cleanup jobs on my PC. This includes apt and program cached data and old kernels. This goes alright for most programs except Mozilla based application - Firefox and ...
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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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13.10 - Opening webapps creates duplicate firefox entry on Launcher

I have Ubuntu 13.10 with the Amazon and GMail webapps installed. Now, when I go to dash and click on Amazon, a Firefox window opens and both a Firefox and an Amazon icons get added to the launcher. ...
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How can I modify Firefox safe-mode to allow one extension to function?

When you enter: firefox -safe-mode it restarts Firefox in "Safe Mode" with the whole add on/extensions or settings disabled. See Safe Mode I would like to have a particular extension, ProCon ...
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Minimising Firefox causes Xserver to crash

Whenever I minimise Firefox by using the minimise button or clicking the icon in the taskbar, within 10 seconds xserver crashes and brings me back to the login screen. This has only been verified on ...
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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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Firefox websites display Problem

I am using ubuntu 13.10. The firefox was working fine but since last system update lot of web pages (including askubuntu page) are not loading properly. I have checked plugins and all seems to O.K. ...
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Where does the YouTube video files stored on system nowadays? [duplicate]

When I open a youtube video with firefox I could not find any video file inside ~/.mozilla/firefox/<some_string>.default/Cache/. I also tried with google-chrome like, ps ax | grep flash ls -l ...
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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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use tree to make sitemap

Time For my daily Ubuntu lulz. i went to make a site map using "$tree public_html/ > tree.txt" ok, looks good in gedit. put that in my site.. and all the pipes and dashes are garbage. .. have a look ...