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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How to install java plugin for firefox in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to download youtube videos, so i use the website Keepvid.com but it requires java plugin. I installed java through terminal but it's not giving any fruit. So please help me in step by step or ...
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Problem in downloading any song or movie

I am unable to download any file. I am using ubuntu 12.04 and firefox. The files instead of downloading starts playing online.
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Firefox for Ubuntu add-ons [closed]

I am considering to install Ubunta on my PC. Currently also have firefox for windows installed with a number of add-ons. Are those same add-ons available under Ubuntu?
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firefox ignoring proxy settings and connecting directly

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and it's been a couple of months that I have this problem. The problem is that firefox's proxy settings has no effect on it and despite what settings I set in ...
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How to capture all visited URLs on the command line?

I like to get all URLs I visit in the browser live captured on the command-line for piping them to another program. How would I be able to do this? The format should be just one URL per line, nothing ...
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can't watch flash content in lubuntu

i can't watch flash content in firefox. can someone please help me? I am sorry if this has already been addressed, but i have visited numerous forum posts and tried several different things. My ...
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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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Adobe flash Player not working [duplicate]

I installed Adobe Flash Player so I could play online indie games and when I try to play them after installation it says I still need Adobe flash player specifically. What do I do? I also tried ...
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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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font problem in firefox

i have some unusual problem in firefox, the font in firefox is not working properly, it become narrow then rest of the windows font, sometimes it looks very small, i have tried default settings of ...
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Firefox renders wrong colors

I've got the following problem: I'm developing an website, so while I was testing around I've noticed that firefox and chromium display an css bar in different colors. When I switched between several ...
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Cannot play YouTube videos in Firefox - Opera works?

Since a couple of days it is not possible for me to watch YouTube videos in Firefox - nevertheless I installed Opera and tried it successfully to play videos with it. What I tried so far (and did not ...
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Why has Ubuntu One Music Store not renewed its security certificate? [closed]

I have been trying to download music from the Music Store but Firefox tells me the security certificate expired two days ago so it won't let me. Is this something they might not realise, i.e., do ...
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Is it possible for Adobe Flash to kill my GPU?

The question Is it possible that Adobe Flash in Ubuntu 12.04 on Firefox could damage my GPU? History So... there I was, using my beloved Ubuntu 12.04, Doing some PHP/Javascript/HTML development in ...
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Open Containing Folder become Choose Appication in Firefox in Kubuntu

The title says it all. Every time I download something, clicking Open Containing Folder when the download is finished, it says Choose Application and I don't know what to do. I use Firefox in Kubuntu. ...
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“Open Containing Folder” In Firefox & Chrome Doesn't Highlight The File In Nautilus

I won't say I am new to Ubuntu, but I have been on and off for several years -- although I find myself on Ubuntu more than on Windows nowadays I still consider myself a newbie. I am currently using ...
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unable to run Tor browser

Downloaded, extracted, and executed, then I got "tor unexpected exited". Here are some terminal stuffs: tor-browser_en-US$ ./start-tor-browser Launching Tor Browser Bundle for Linux in ...
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Problems moving a web link on the desktop

I am having this annoying problem that my web links that I have dragged from Firefox can not be moved afterwards. When I try, I just get a copy of the link as a file. I don't know if the problem is ...
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How can I get Firefox to use the KDE style?

There are some problems using Firefox in Kubuntu. The menus are ugly and do not use the KDE style. The file browser for uploading or opening files is also ugly, and is not the default KDE ...
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Update Manager shows Firefox when already installed

I'm very very new to the Linux and Ubuntu world. The Update Manager is showing three important (security) updates: Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla English language pack for Firefox Spanish ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Cannot download files with firefox after 7 march 2014 update

After today update I cant seem to download any files using firefox. I can still download and directly with the "Open With" even the extension DownThemAll and Flashgot is working. Other browser also ...
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Firefox is acting sluggish

I am having problems with running Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04. I am finding it to be sluggish at times. The symptoms I experience are: At times temporary freezing of the screen when trying to scroll up ...
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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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issue accessing dropbox

Whenever I try to access dropbox from my Linux booted partition, it just keeps on trying to get the information from the website and displays a blank page. It works perfectly in my windows partition ...
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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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I can't log in on partypokers website why is that?

long time user first time question asker. I am an avid online poker player,but for some reason cannot play my site of chioce within the browser with ubuntu. I can do it with my windows machine,but not ...
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Simulated secondary click doesn't work | Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to know how I can use simulated secondary click by press for a few seconds click left. Because it doesn't work now. I have turn on accessibility option in Settings->Accessibility menu : ...
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Having Problems With Adobe Flash [duplicate]

I am a new user to the Ubuntu OS and want to do everything to understand it's complete functionality. Recently I have read so much about it. I have the 12.04 LTS 32bits running on my HP 430 laptop. ...
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Windows that pop up appear behind active window?

I am using Firefox and when I finish downloading a file, I click on the folder icon beside its name. The problem is, the windows appear behind Firefox. It's not isolated to the viewing the destination ...
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what is the command to restart firefox from the command line?

how to restart firefox from the command-line. I have already given as "firefox". Is this the right command to restart the firefox?
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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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Deleting firefox's suggestions in the address bar

I'm using Firefox in Xubuntu. I deleted my history on firefox, however, whenever I write something in the search bar, I still see my history there. How should I completely delete my history? (I ...
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Firefox 27.0.1 Address Bar Completion Pop-up Text Blank

I can't seem to catch a screenshot, but the drop-down menu that appears when you're typing into the address bar with suggestions seems to be broken. The icons on the left-hand side of each suggestion ...
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How can I change the size of the Mozilla Firefox screen?

I accidentally made Firefox take up the whole screen but it is not in full screen mode. How do I shrink it back down so I can see other open windows?
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How to disable “Restore Previous Session” in Mozilla Firefox

For privacy i want to disable this feature in Firefox , so when i open Firefox i want to load my homepage and not the option of restore previous session tabs and annoying things . Any Help .
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How to change Firefox debugger font size

It's too little to read. Bug report is https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=143119 Notice: it's not about Firebug.
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Firefox wont show logs in browser

I have some log files i posted to my web-server. when i navigate to them, I get prompted to download and open with a text editor. on other distributions like fedora, and M$, the log opens in the ...
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Online audio troubles in Firefox

I tried to hear some online radio, but have en error message in Firefox. totem-plugin-viewer requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: MPEG-1 Layer 3 (MP3) decoder ...
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Cannot change UI language in firefox

I got installed Ubuntu with preinstalled Firefox. I'd like to have Firefox with English UI language. However, I got a Firefox with Russian UI. System language in my Ubuntu is English. I tried ...
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what are the compilation steps for Firefox?

I have changed the code of Mozilla Firefox in /usr/lib64/firefox/omni.ja. Now, I want to compile Firefox so that the changes will get effect.
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How to run GUI applications remotely on a headless server?

I'm new to Ubuntu - sorry for novice questions. What I have - is Ubuntu server, to which I have access only via ftp and putty. What I would like to do - is to run firefox (or any other browser) from ...
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Disable tabs in Firefox?

In recent versions of Ubuntu and particularly the upcoming 14.04LTS, I find that I prefer to not use tabs in Firefox, but rather use the app spread. So that's what I do. However, I haven't found a way ...
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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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Why do I suddenly have to fully refresh (CTRL + R) each page I visit in Firefox? [closed]

First of, some revelant tidbits about my browsing-related settings: Xubuntu 13.10 Firefox 27.0.1, to which I updated this morning I believe. I did not change any proxy settings in Firefox. The ...
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Firefox shortcut (ctrl+tab) wont work on flash video [closed]

While I am using Firefox and have multiple tabs, When I navigate through the tabs and some tab happens to have a flash player video (etc facebook video, youtube video) the shortcut ctrl+tab doesn't ...
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How to get Silverlight and Flash 10+ to work in Chromebook and Ubuntu 12.04 with Firefox [duplicate]

I would like to watch content from many of TV-station's streaming services. First I need Flashplayer 10+ with Firefox and then Silverlight (Mac and Windows are supported I think, Chromebook is not, ...
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HUD causes Firefox to lag when its window loses focus

So, I have 13.10 installed, and Firefox has been slow lately. After opening preferences, whenever I click on another window then click back to Firefox, it takes 5-10 seconds for anything I do to ...
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New to the Linux. How to update firefox and install flash player add-on? [duplicate]

I am new to the Linux System. I was able to download the update to Firefox (I think), but do not know for sure how to update it. I think my system is missing something, but being new to this operating ...
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How do I enlarge the icons in the Firefox bookmarks-bar?

I have a small 13inch screen with a resolution of 3200x1800px. Now I can change the default font-size with the Addon NoSquint, but the icons in Firefox are still tiny. How do I change the icon size?