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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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 ...
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Restart Firefox with a cronjob

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 system that just runs Firefox all day. Now I want to restart Firefox automatically once a day, so I created the following shell script: #!/bin/sh killall firefox sleep 5 killall ...
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Firefox spellcheck keeps changing dictionary to es_CU even after I changed to en_US in about:config

Running Ubuntu 14.04, but happened with 13.10 too. Also tried disabling language add-ons but no es_CU is there anyway. The about:config change works until I restart.
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Ubuntu 14.04: Videos refusing to go fullscreen and freeze on Firefox

In Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04, just upgraded from 13.10, I can't make any video full screen without issues. When I tried it usual do this: video freezes, and sometimes you can hear the audio, but not ...
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Slow DNS lookup after upgrading to 14.04

After upgrading my Kubuntu to 14.04 from 12.04, I got extremely slow DNS lookup in Firefox and Thunderbird. I have checked the communications with Wireshark. Launching e.g. http://vs.hu in Firefox ...
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Make update-manager ignore Mozilla Firefox updates [duplicate]

When I start Update Manager to update my system, there is an update for Mozilla Firefox under the Important security updates section. I do not use Firefox, I use Google Chrome, which is also my ...
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FIrefox - Why does ALT+A select all text and not CTRL+A? [duplicate]

Since I am so used to using the standard Ctrl+-a to select all, I am wondering why in Firefox I have to use Alt-a? I just downloaded this Plugin -- in the hope of solving this issue, but on opening ...
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How to get back unity webapps to firefox integration?

I can't believe that there was not a question or open issue for this before. I've recently installed ubuntu 14.04 along with my favourite webapps; and I, unfortunately, realised that they're not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 System Freezes - Firefox eats a lot of memory with nvidia-prime enabled

I have a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell XPS L502X Laptop with a discrete, optimus-enabled Nidia card. System was working great until I decided to install bumblebee to enable the Nvidia card ...
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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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Web App tweak in 14.04?

After upgrading to 14.04, web apps now open in a Firefox window without the FF menus or navigation bar, or option to add tabs. I liked it better with those. A major annoyance is the inability to ...
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Flash don't work Lubuntu 14.04

I had installed Lubuntu 14.04 and Flash don't work when I open with firefox a video of youtube or spotify web client or yes.fm I can see that the addon is ok: shockwave flash version 11.2.202.350 ...
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Newbe: Dont understand description how to sync firefox

want to sync firefox on two computers, both with identical ubuntu firefox. The official descrption is confusing me. I never know, which one is the "other" computer. Where can I find a step by step ...
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How can I have flash newer than 11.2? [duplicate]

A site with online games ask at least 11.8 and I don't know how can I update to this version. Is there a way for Firefox?
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Can't add firefox search engines (ubuntu 14.04 & firefox 28)

From the firefox search engine page (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search/?atype=4), I get the following error alert message when I click "+ Add to firefox": Sorry, you need a ...
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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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Firefox: control shift t shortcut does not work since upgrade to 14.04

Since upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 from 13.10, the Control-shift-t shortcut allowing to bring back latest deleted tabs in firefox does not work anymore. My keyboard configuration is latin-be. This is my ...
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Import Bookmarks in Firefox from Windows to Ubuntu?

I have windows 7 64 bit on my laptop and have just installed ubuntu 14.04. Is there a way to import my bookmarks from my windows firefox and integrate them into my ubuntu firefox web browser? I could ...
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How to select which application should be used by open containing folder?

I have already read some questions and answers here and on the internet, but I wasn't able to solve my problem. I think it is related to having installed both ubuntu-desktop and kubuntu-desktop. I ...
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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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After upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox sometimes crashes the computer

The previous Ubuntu was 12.04 when Firefox worked fine. The computer is an HP Pavilion DV4 laptop and now is upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox v28.0,Canonical-1.0. Firefox may run for sometime then ...
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Firefox: change default application

Me default djvu viewer is okular: xdg-mime: $ xdg-mime query default image/vnd.djvu okular.desktop in $HOME/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list: [Added Associations] ...
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Switching off images in Firefox

In older versions of Firefox there was an option to switch off loading of graphics. Now, in 28.0 I can no longer find it. It uses to be in [Edit] -> [Preferences] -> ... Is there a simple way ...
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How can I east asian language input work properly on swf played with firefox?

I want to input CJK (Chinese, Janpanese, Korean) languages on swf played with firefox. But I can input only english in it. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. What happen and How to solve this problem?
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Firefox not closed properly when loging out

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 beta2 and out of 25 tries either logging out, shutting down or restarting, my session didn't close Firefox properly 23 times when exiting. The result is the Firefox tabs ...
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Flash Player Web Page Issue [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. When I try to open the Adobe Flash Player download page, Firefox shows an error that it is unable to open the page. It opens other pages fine but no the above page. What can I ...
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kubuntu 13.10 how to remove firefox installer

I installed kubuntu 13.10 and in the menu I saw a Firefox installer. when i click the installer muon discover shows firefox. I don't want Firefox as rekonq is pre-installed so how can I remove the ...
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Deleted CA Certificates in Firefox

I was very silly and deleted all my default CA certificates in Firefox. (I'm using Ubuntu). How do I get them all back?
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Can't remove redirect malware on firefox

I researched and found: mypageresults.com is tabbed as a redirect virus that always slips into computer without user's approval. I can't remove it.I deleted all files of firefox.I removed firefox ...
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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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Alternative of CCleaner in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Is there any alternative software of CCleaner in Ubuntu 13.10. My laptop is running very slow, and Firefox also running slow and unresponsive.
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Firefox in Ubuntu does not load

I have just installed Ubuntu. Everything seems fine, BUT Firefox will only load Google, Bing and Gmail. All other web pages stall; just keeps loading without getting anywhere. This is hopeless because ...
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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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firefox crash Bus error (core dumped)

I am quite sure it has to do with the last security update I have installed (today 9 Apr 2014). I have ubuntu 13.10. Firefox crashes after 5 seconds I launch the application. It doesn't matter what ...
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Firefox Bookmarks on Ubuntu 12.04 Start Page

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 Lt. The Ubuntu Start Page is Firefox Browser, but has no 'bookmarks' Icon showing? How do I 'bookmark' sites for future re-call? How do I download or place the many ...
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How to browse the internet while installing Ubuntu? [closed]

During the installation of Ubuntu 14.04 final beta release on VirtualBox. I was prompted with the option of reading the release notes. Being so curious about what difference does 14.04 make compared ...
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Why do I see a “Firefox” button on Firefox 28?

I noticed that recently the "Firefox" button appears again in my Firefox 28, even with Global Menu installed. This is really back or is something wrong with my Firefox on Ubuntu 13.10?
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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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My Wifi stops working after browsing the web

So I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and I have this USB wifi device (TP-Link TL-WN821N V4) in my computer. Now when I use internet via terminal, everything is just fine, I can upload and download the whole ...
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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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Flash player alternative for firefox

I am searching for an flash player alternative for firefox Yes I am using chrome and I know that it has its own flash version however I am used to Firefox, and it is hard not to have videos in ...
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Can't set Transmission to download files [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 12. on my new computer. When trying to download files I want to use Transmission but after I choose a file to download Transmission is not in the list of programs to run with ...