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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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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Start page Ubuntu

if you set the startpage of Firefox to about:startpage (or http://start.ubuntu.com) you get this: If you use http://start.ubuntu.com/current/Yahoo/ you get this: Is it possible to use other ...
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Difference between Backup and Import bookmatks in Firefox

Main usage of Backup/Restore and Import/Export in Firefox. Difference between both of them in functionality wise.
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Create desktop apps using Firefox possible?

In Chromium you can go to File > "Create application shortcuts"... This then allows you to add a "webapp" type shortcut to your launcher. Is this possible through Firefox with the same type of ease? ...
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Chrome and Firefox not working/slow

Chrome has stopped working and Firefox is slow, sometimes so slow that it does not work at all. I have tried installing Chromium, but the effects were the same. I uninstalled Chrome and then updated ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 offset mouse clicking in browsers [duplicate]

I'm having this problem with chrome and firefox, and only when clicking the minimize button and then bringing the window back by clicking on the respective launcher icon. Once maximized, the mouse ...
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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 does not load local html files kubuntu 14.04

I have used kubuntu(10.04 & 12.04) and firefox for many years. Recently I upgraded to 14.04 and firefox will no longer open local html files. I installed chromium and it seems to work properly. ...
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Firefox keeps going unresponsive and crashing

Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit up to date. I was recently hacked. Had to clean install from a live usb made off my network and network computers. Since clean installing firefox keeps going unresponsive and ...
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What is the “Browser” process?

What is the Browser process? Is the process safe or malicious? Thanks for help, Top results:
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I can't install flash on ubuntu 14.04 to play facebook games, videos or youtube videos

well, I can't install flash on ubuntu 14.04 to play facebook games, videos or youtube videos. I tried many times but the problem exists. I'm using firefox. I've installed ubuntu restricted extras. ...
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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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High CPU load for Firefox 29 and HUD with Ubuntu 13.10

Using Firefox 29.0 on the recently upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 results in high CPU load. By running top on the commandline I can see that the high CPU load goes to the following processes: PID USER ...
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How do I set up a local SOCKS proxy that tunnels traffic through SSH?

Assume I have access to an SSH server that supports tunneling, and I am on a PC that is running *ubuntu, how do I set up a local SOCKS proxy that tunnels the traffic through that SSH server before ...
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Open File as Other Program

I want to configure Firefox to open .zip files with File-Roller. In the options, I browse to /usr/share/applications/file-roller.desktop and it doesn’t open it as File Roller however nautilus easily ...
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Firefox-like Global Menu Integration

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. The original Firefox integrate with Unity perfectly. I want to use Palemoon, but unfortunately, it has no integration with unity/global menu. I tried to look at the default ...
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Flash Videos go fullscreen once (firefox), then after minimising it and trying to go fullscreen again it freezes (Ubuntu 14.04, Gnome Desktop)

I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was working fine, the problem is though that after I switched to Gnome Desktop, I couldn't switch to fullscreen mode on flash videos once I ...
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Video works with 'Try me' but not after install. What is the difference? U12.04LTS,

My hard drive got corrupted so I did a reinstall. Tested Youtube in FF during 'try me' and it worked - jerky, but it worked. Instal without all the updates (576 outstanding now) in order to get ff ...
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Can I Recover Firefox and Tor Bookmarks?

I will be going back to Windows, because after months of dealing with Linux, I realized it's not for me. In short, right now Linux won't present the login screen. There are things I want to save ...
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Undo close tab (Ctrl+Shift+T) not working in firefox

It is been some time that the Undo Close tab or Ctrl+Shift+T is not working and I am not able to recover even the tab I just closed. I have to manually open it again from history! How this problem ...
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Firefox, “Bus error (core dumped)”

If I try to launch firefox I get: Bus error (core dumped) When, until last week, I had Gnome 12.04 it was the same... then, during the upgrade (I now have 14.04) Firefox started working (without ...
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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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14.04 Google Chrome Audio Playback Issues

So after about an hour trying to find a solution for this problem, I've had no luck. The issue: Audio playback in Google Chrome is way too fast/high pitched/choppy. Steps I've taken to try and fix ...
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getting an odd message when searching in browser's address bar

So I searched adblock in the firefox address bar and it redirected to a page "http://domainnotfound.optimum.net/cablevassist/dnsassist/main/?domain=adblock" that said: Server Error in '/' ...
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Allow fullscreen - where is this list stored?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, Mozilla Firefox 29.0 for Ubuntu Canonical 1.0. After installation I've watched some YouTube videos and clicked fullscreen, and the popup 'allow full screen?' appeared. By ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 shutdown - Firefox not exiting properly at logout/shutdown

Having a little past experience with Linux I recently decided to install Lubuntu 14.04 LTS to try and get away from windows and got most everything working except one thing so far... I have set ...
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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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Lubuntu Graphical Bugs

I've Been Installed Lubuntu in Desktop and after "upgrade" some graphical/theme bugs appeared. example screenshot:
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GuitarBots - Firefox/Wine - UnityWebPlayer

I've been trying to use unity web player in this website: guitarbots.com. I'm running mozilla firefox 29.0 in wine 1.6.1. After I installed the unity plugin I got this error message. I'v been looking ...
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Youtube controls missing

I'm running 14.04 I've noticed recently the control buttons are missing from all Youtube videos I try to view. I can still click on and use the controls (play, full screen, etc.) but they are all ...
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13.10 to 14.04 LTS Firefox, email and desktop problems

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS last week. There are a few problems: Outlook: keeps saying to upgrade to the newest Firefox (Firefox says it's the most updated version), it won't load properly ...
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Can't play .mp4 files embedded in html5 player in Firefox [closed]

I have just installed Lubuntu 14.04. I can run .mp4 video files directly with Firefox but if i put them into an HTML5 tag then I get error: 'video format or mime type is not supported'. I have been ...
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Problem with fonts on Kubuntu 14.04 and FF29

yesterday I updated my machine to Kubuntu 14.04 and Firefox to version 29. Now, I have an issue with some fonts, specially on rendering inputs. The font is noticeable bolder and bigger than before, ...
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Firefox is lagging after update to the 29 version

Today's update of Firefox to the 29 version makes browsing very slow. For example Firefox incredibly lagging when I am zooming or moving on google maps. Does anyone the same problem? How can I speed ...
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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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Error running Java web application with OpenJDK Java7 runtime in Ubuntu 14.04

I have fresh Ubuntu 14.04 install on my HP Pavilion g6 laptop. I have installed OpenJDK and IcedTea plugin in order to run Java applications as explained here. But when I am going to chess.com ...
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Firefox problem with ubuntu Font when default

My Firefox browser is the only browser I know renders site input tags differently, Every other browser (including other Firefox browser renders input tags the same way). See the picture for the ...
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Mozilla Firefox terribly slow on Ubuntu 14.04

It is being observed since my upgradation to Ubuntu 14.04, that the Firefox browser is terribly slow. Can anything be done about it?
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How can I save images on the web with drag and drop?

In firefox on Mac OSX I usually save images by dragging them from the browser to the folder I want to save them to. I prefer this method compared to navigating through the file browser as it is much ...
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How can i use firefox-29.0.tar.bz2 [duplicate]

I have downloaded "firefox-29.0.tar.bz2" to update my firefox now I have query how to use this to update firefox ?
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Cannot login through Firefox in AskUbuntu

When I try to login to AskUbuntu through the latest (29.0) Firefox, it won't let me. I press the login button, and without pressing "Login with Google" or anything else, I see a popup saying: ...
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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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Flash Player works on Firefox, but not on Chromium? [duplicate]

I want to play online games, and other online stuff that requires Flash Player on the internet. Flash Player works just fine under Firefox, but in Chromium I just get a blank page. I don't know what ...
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Weird Text Boxes Showing in Gedit and Bluefish Editor, as well as Firefox

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Installed on my computer, I use Gedit and Bluefish for html and css edits(If theres any better ones out there let me know :) ) And for some reason apostrophes and quotes sometimes ...
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How can I install Firefox Addons in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I am browsing with the newest Firefox. Where can I get addons/plugins (for example Adblock) and how do I install them?
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All Firefox pop-ups dont have close or minimise button

All firefox click pop-ups dont have close button. I have to click the launcher icon to show both the windows, only from there i can close it. Is there any fix. I have disable pop-ups on default.
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Firefox will not open (Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware Player)

Ubuntu is freshly installed under VMware Player for testing. Firefox will not open in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Desktop). There are no instances of firefox running in System Monitor. What can be the reason, ...
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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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Where is new firefox [duplicate]

How do you update Firefox? I tried doing it in the "about Firefox" menu but it isn't there like in windows. I also tried using synaptic but the highest available version there was 28 not 29 that i ...
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Cannot get flash video websites (YouTube, etc.) to work

I know that other, multiple questions have been posted on this, but I'm fairly certain I've applied most, if not all, of the suggested solutions, and I'm no closer to resolving this issue. I am ...