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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Where/when is the update for Firefox to version 37..?

I checked with Synaptic Package Manager and the latest is 36.0.1+..... 37 was released in March.
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Pencil 2.0.9 opens a new firefox window instead of the software itself

Pencil Project is being actively developed here. I have firefox installed and I copied the linux package files to their respective folders. When I click application entry in menu it open firefox but ...
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Firefox Flashplayer suddendly zoomed in

Sometimes when I'm watching Videos on Youtube it just zooms in. I can only see the upper left corner of the video. I'm pretty sure it is a flashplayer problem, since the bar at the bottom (with play, ...
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Since update of Firefox v37 internet access is slow

Before the auto update to Firefox v37 occurred Firefox worked fine on my Ubuntu 14.04 system (ethernet connected to 20Gbps internet up 4Gbps down). My system is 8 core, 32GB ram, ubuntu 14.04 ...
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why is firefox hello always on top?

I use firefox hello often and that little panel with the camera, the microphone and the firefox icon is always on top and i cant turn it off or just simply hide it. Are there any possibilities to ...
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Any workaround for broken Firefox 37 view-source?

I've been somewhat disappointed with the new Firefox 37 release on Ubuntu. The worst problem I've had so far was the view-source bug, where it shows what the page used to be. Am I the only one having ...
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Can an unmounted USB be infected my malware?

Yesterday, I went on a dark creepy site whose js freezed my system/firefox (Ubuntu 14.04 up to date, Firefox 37.0.1 up to date). Now I tried, from the same system, to find any malware with: sudo ...
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Advertisements shown when page is viewed in Chromium but not when viewed in Firefox

The title says it all, i keep on seeing advertisements when i open pages in Chromium, those ads are shown in portions of the page (not popups) usually at the bottom and/or the top of the page and do ...
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Firefox and Chromium won't display pages correctly

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS so I’m quite new with this OS, so please be patient with me. My Firefox and Chromium was updated when Ubuntu asked to update in software updater, but now I ...
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Video quality on Youtube (Firefox) is limited to 360p

I'm finding that the video quality setting on Youtube videos only has the options "Auto" and "360p". My browser is Firefox 37.0.1 and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit, and my motherboard chip-set is ...
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control audio kde plasma after hdmi removal

I am using kde:plasma version 4.13.3 in ubuntu 14.04 and it works great in most ways, but on my laptop I frequently use it as my "media center" pc. I hook it up to the TV through the HDMI port. When ...
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where is the firefox menu in ubuntu mate?

I recently installed ubuntu MATE 14.04.LTS as OS. most programs bring a menu "below"/underneath the window-"bar" (I am sorry about the unspecific vocabulary, i'm noob) - you know, the place where you ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot access same website from one of two computers

My problem is weird. I can access the nhl.com site (and flames.nhl.com) from one box running 14.04, but not the other running the same. This is with Chrome and Firefox on the same wired network. ...
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Firefox locks up on Ubuntu 14.04 when using the address bar

I have a problem with firefox. Every time I type something into the address bar (and it seems only there), firefox freezes and i can not do anything. This happens on a freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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How do I recover my firefox tabs?

I reinstalled my Ubuntu, I saved my profile that resides in ~/.mozilla/firefox/PROFILE. I assumed it would restore my tabs after I copied the profile back. History and such is available, but no tabs ...
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Firefox Animations Extremely Slow

I'm building a website with the occasional animation in it, by jQuery and by using CSS3 transitions. I'm wondering why they look so slow compared to the Mac/PC version of Firefox (Which runs ...
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WebEx error: Java is not working

I am trying to join a WebEx meeting. However, when I try to do that, it gives me an error: Java is not working. To have the best experience joining meetings, Java must be installed on your ...
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How to install firefox addon Skip Cert Error silently through automation

I want to install firefox addon Skip Cert Error to skip ssl error for my automation projects running on Linux virtual hosts. However, I want this installation of add-on to be unattended through some ...
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Firefox extension compatible with Unity to show download status in launcher

Are there any working Firefox extension compatible with Unity to show download status? Unityfox was the one I have been using for a long time but it is not compatible with latest versions of Firefox. ...
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Dark xfce themes makes elements black in firefox - userContent.css is not enough

I'm using dark theme for XFCE and along with the DE the default css of firefox has changed. I tried to fix it by creating file ~/.mozilla/firefox/chrome/userContent.css and pasting in some css - it ...
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Ubuntu Start Page in Firefox Language changed suddenly

Suddenly on the Ubuntu Start Page in Firefox English has been changed to Spanish. How do I reset to English?
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Firefox shows all background color as white starting today on all pages

When I started Firefox today all background colors were gone as in the following screenshot: This probably happened because I have set up automatic software updates, so something must have gotten ...
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How to install Microsoft Silverlight on Mozilla Firefox browser in an easiest and reliable way that runs on ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit operating system?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS on my system. I am using Mozilla Firefox 37.0(**Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0)** and Google Chrome(Version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit)) browsers on my ...
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FF 37 Ntlm not working

I am using 14.10 I just upgraded my FF from 33 to 37. I have a timecard system at work that uses NTLMv1 I have set network.negotiate-auth.allow-insecure-ntlm-v1 to true I get the Authentication ...
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Firefox first tab weird language

When launching Firefox through Terminal with: firefox I get this output: (process:10923): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed 1427987784903 addons.manager ...
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Firefox: don't rename files with “filename(1)”

If I download two files with the same name (or even the same file twice by mistake), Firefox appends "(1)" to the filename (or "(2)", etc). I find parentheses in filenames annoying, especially ...
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Citrix Receiver on Ubuntu 14.04.2 fails with error Entrust Certification Authority - L1K SSL Error 61

Currently I am using ubuntu 14.02.2 64 bit version. My citrix receiver was working fine for a few months. After a few updates ubuntu fails to open the application with the following error: Entrust ...
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need help regarding blank javascript pages

I’m using Ubuntu Firefox on Linux. I play a web game and I use about 100 tabs to play it. When I go through the tabs with Ctrl+Tab it will open a window with JavaScript in the address bar and the ...
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where is Adobe Flash Prefrences?

I use Mate, on both debian and Ubuntu, periodically I like to use a video chat website that uses flash. I find that if the site doesn't have permissions to flash camera and mic setting prior to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 KDE reversed green and red on images

I haven't used KDE last few weeks and so I have done some regular firefox and ubuntu updates during this time. But today, I logged in with plasma desktop on my Ubuntu machine and surprisingly realised ...
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Firefox keeps reverting the 'do not track' setting

Lately I discovered that (now) Firefox 36.0.4., but also several version before this one do not respect the 'do not track' setting. I want the setting to be off, because I think it doesn't make much ...
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Need to start Firefox on second display

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04. I have a couple of issues I need resolved. Currently, I have Firefox in the startup folder. I am running a computer to a large TV screen that has a very high ...
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Can't get WebRTC Firefox Hello webcam to work

G'day I have a USB webcam which works well in Cheese, Skype and WebRTC Test with Chrome but not Firefox 36.0.4, lsusb shows the webcam as Bus 001 Device 002: ID 04fc:1528 Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd ...
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Show Downthemall addon download manager for firefox

I was quite long searching for a good GUI download manager for ubuntu. I used Flareget, uget etc. but then I came upon an add-on for firefox named as Downthemall. You can find it here. It is best but ...
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typing “android” in firefox opens a apache2 Ubuntu Default Page

Whenever I search for the word android through firefox' address bar, a page titled Apache2 Ubuntu Default Page opens up. What is this page all about and what does it have to do with Ubuntu? BTW I'm ...
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How to use On-screen keyboard in Firefox/Chrome in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

Pretty simple question, it's all in the topic line. I enabled the universal access features, turned on the keyboard, and it's pretty nice except for the fact that I can't use it in my internet ...
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Installed Ubuntu 12.04 - cannot visit certain websites I'm very familiar with

Fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04, so far everything seems to be working except for this. Using FireFox 23 (the default browser) I get the following message: Not Acceptable! An appropriate ...
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Firefox totally unusable after v35, and still the same problem on v36 on ubuntu 14.10

My firefox is completely unusable now. 1. Cannot connect to any website, just loading forever. 2. Keep freezing when I type in the address bar, result in the sudden surge in the CPU usage 3. ...
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IpProtocols firefox add-on with gnome-terminal and multiple tabs

I want to use Firefox with IpProtocols 0.2.3 to launch telnet sessions from browser. It is working well for me with xterm terminal emulator, but i wish to use multiple tabs. Now I try to use ...
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weird malware has infected firefox and chromium

This is so much annoying. I've never experienced it since I'm using linux. This weird adware is pupping up every time I open a .com website and shows ad or redirects the page. In chromium, I'm not ...
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telnet://IP from Firefox and Chrome

I have a problem initiating telnet sessions (telnet://IP) from Firefox and Chrome. With Chrome I have the following problem: When I click the telnet link, appears the "External Protocol Request" ...
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Flash no longer working in firefox

I've never posted here before but I've been unable to find any solutions online so I thought I would ask. I have a desktop and a laptop, both running ubuntu 14.10. I first noticed that youtube videos ...
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Weird font-rendering issue after Firefox crashes

I'm running Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04, and sometimes Firefox freezes and once it's back it starts rendering fonts in a really weird and distracting way. I've had a similar crash before that also ...
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how to enable webex on 14.10 64bits

I had issues to join Cisco Webex in Firefox on 14.10 64bits. Here is my experience to make it work. First, you need to install either openjdk/icedtea or Oracle Java as the JRE. You should be able ...
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Shockwave Flash 17.0 for Linux

When I first installed Ubuntu more then year ago, I also installed Shockwave Flash plugin and its automatic updater. Then I learned (as many newbies did) that Adobe does not updating it after version ...
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Force firefox to use xdg-open to open downloaded files

Firefox in Kubuntu is broken, as it don't follows the system default applications that I can configure using "file associations" in the KDE Control Module. For example, it wants to open folders with ...
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How do I make firefox hello recognize my usb webcam?

I have a labtec usb webcam. It works well with cheese. It doesn't work with firefox hello. lsusb output Bus 002 Device 004: ID 093a:2626 Pixart Imaging, Inc.
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Certain characters not rendering on Ubuntu title bar and Mozilla gmail and some other sites

I've noticed a weird problem on a new install Ubuntu 14.04 on a new build machine. It may be the same problem as this: Accented characters not rendering correctly on title bar in Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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How to download streaming flash videos?

I am acquainted with Firefox extensions like VideoDownloadHeper, DownThemAll etc. and also other command line tools like youtube-dl for downloading flash videos from popular sites like ...
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Firefox Cannot Display Chinese

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I open a Chines web page, for example, this in Firefox, I got all crazy symbols. How to ask Firefox to display Chinese correctly, please? Could anyone provide a step ...