Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source Gecko-based web browser. It is the current default for the Ubuntu desktop.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

3
votes
6answers
478 views

Adobe Flash Plugin is vulnerable/outdated but there is no update in Firefox

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I open a site which requires flash plugin (e.g. Youtube), Firefox says This plugin is vulnerable and should be updated. However if I click Check for updates... ...
-1
votes
1answer
170 views

Flash Videos are not working in FireFox

FaceBook videos through FireFox do not play properly. If I am using Chromium the sound runs but the frame rate is only one per second! QupZilla fails with a JavaScript problem. Trying to run QuickTime ...
1
vote
0answers
9 views

How to grant apparmor acces to dbus?

I would like to run Firefox with aa-enforce(d) apparmor profile. This works fine, except I have a plugin that need access to the keyring via dbus. When the plugin ...
0
votes
1answer
123 views

Remove Firefox developer edition

A couple of days ago I installed Firefox developer edition using the command line but it seems to have removed my 'standard' firefox. No matter what I try I cannot get it back, I've followed guides ...
0
votes
2answers
73 views

xdotool could not move mouse inside firefox

I have been trying for many days to get xdotool to move and click inside firefox but I couldn't. So please help me. My script was simple but it didn't work : #!/bin/bash firefox www.google.com # ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Always hide an application's window

I'm using the selenium webdriver to run automated tests in firefox on my web applications, and while it's all working perfectly, it's a little bit annoying how firefox pops up over everything while ...
1
vote
2answers
129 views

There isn’t a software package called `adobe-flashplugin` in your current software sources

I am trying to install the adobe-flashplugin on Ubuntu 14.04. On Adobe's site I choose the "APT for Ubuntu 10.04+" option. It opens Ubuntu software Center, but it tells me There isn’t a software ...
2
votes
1answer
72 views

Can I use Chrome's Pepper Flash with Firefox?

As Adobe no longer supports Flash on Linux, is there a way to use Chrome's Pepper Flash plugin with Firefox?
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS- the Lucid Lynx, firefox showing no longer supported on gmail? [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and when I use Firefox browser to sign into my gmail account it shows me This version of Firefox is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser. ...
0
votes
2answers
29 views

How do I configure global internet connection on Ubuntu 14.04?

My broadband connection is OK !, but Firefox showing me message after browsing "If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web" ...
8
votes
5answers
17k views

4oD (UK) - Can't stream

I'm using the most up-to-date version of firefox and flash player. When I go on 4oD and press play I used to get the loading screen showing forever with nothing playing. I then had a search and ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

Firefox must press backspace twice to delete one charecter

in Firefox in Ubuntu when I type on some text area and I want to delete something , the English character needs only pressing backspace one time but the Arabic character needs pressing backspace ...
1
vote
3answers
7k views

Flash player (in Firefox) is unstable in 14.04

For 13.10, I used this guide to get Intel iGPU-supported playback of flash videos in Firefox: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/09/adobe-flash-player-hardware.html All in all, Intel graphics acceleration ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

What are all these extra icons in the Firefox Address Bar?

All, This morning after an update I now have all these icons in the address bar: Anyone else seen these before? Thanks! -m
0
votes
1answer
2k views

how do I config a Foscam FI9821W IP camera on Firefox

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and Firefox. I've got a Foscam FI9821W IP camera and I'm trying to get live video on Firefox. Then I want to add to zoneminder. I opened the IPCam Client page and downloaded ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

While accessing SSH/SHELL The security settings have blocked a self-signed application from running in mozilla/ubuntu 14.04?

While logging in the Cpanel ssh shell from Mozilla firefox in ubuntu It says : The application cannot be run Your security settings have blocked a self-signed application from running.? (Instead of ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Shockwave player not working?

These are two separate Chromium windows: I find this very strange! The test website i am using is this one, Shockwave. I have restarted all web browsers after installing via this method. I am using ...
0
votes
2answers
7k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
136 views

flash getting struck in 14.04 from 1 day

From 1day, I am unable to watch videos in firefox(I think its 33 version that time). So, today I installed latest version of firefox, chrome, flash. Now, firefox not showing that warning, but the ...
-1
votes
0answers
9 views

Installing and running firefox from launcher in Ubuntu from .tar [duplicate]

I have installed the new mozilla 34 browser from the tar extract following this guide: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/install-firefox-linux But now, my problem i always have to run the mozilla ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Firefox crashes on startup

After re-installing Ubuntu (14.04) Firefox crashes every time I turn it on. I open it, it crashes, reopens and then works. about:crashes says always the same, that there was a problem with ...
1
vote
3answers
4k views

Firefox 34 - Black screen playing Adobe flash videos

After upgrading to Firefox 34, Flash videos stopped working. A black screen was presented, with no hint to the problem. Following these instructions and these other instructions, would prove futile. ...
-2
votes
1answer
21 views

Forcing Facebook to use 'most recent' through cookies? [on hold]

So I'm assuming facebook remembers my setting my timeline to 'most recent' through cookies. However, it also resets itself to 'top stories' after a day and a half or so (which is rather undesirable). ...
5
votes
2answers
168 views

Unbearably Slow Network Performance in Chrome/Firefox (14.04)

I've been tolerating miserable performance on my Ubuntu desktop for some time and am finally taking the time to look into it. Symptom: Using a web browser (Firefox or Chome; doesn't seem to matter) ...
2
votes
1answer
108 views

How to update Mozilla Firefox web browser on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a safe, secure, reliable, efficient and easiest way?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. Currently, I'm using Mozilla Firefox 33.0(Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0) I'm not getting update option in menu Hrml->About Firefox but ...
8
votes
2answers
25k views

How do you open Apt links in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to download an Apt file but I don't know how to. I'm using Firefox too.
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Ubuntu 14.04 running slow on Compaq gq60 615dx 2009model

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2009 Compaq presario. Everything (Firefox, Google Chrome, ubuntu itself) is running slow. Any way I can speed things up? Just using this for accessing web content ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

How do I get Thunderbird to use Firefox to open URLs?

Every time I try to open a URL found in an Email from within T-Bird, it opens Ubuntu Web Browser instead of my default browser, Firefox. How do I fix? Note: I've already tried a manual config edit ...
41
votes
6answers
13k views

How do I install the Firefox Developer Edition?

Mozilla released the Firefox Developer Edition! How do I install it on Ubuntu? Source: Mozilla Releases 'Firefox Developer Edition' for Windows, Mac and Linux - OMG! Ubuntu!
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Flash doesn't work in firefox after upgrade Kubuntu to 14.10

I upgraded Kubuntu 14.04-x64 to 14.10. Now flash does not work in Firefox. Now flash is an empty area which sometimes is black when cursor is under it. But flash still works in Chromium.
1
vote
1answer
413 views

How to install Shumway in Ubuntu 12.04 and Firefox 26/Nightly for watching videos in Youtube?

I am desperately trying to install Shumway in Firefox 26/Nightly with Ubuntu 12.04 running, but it doesn't work with Youtube. What I tried so far: purging every flash package and getting the plugin ...
0
votes
2answers
676 views

Firefox Crashing

Since I upgraded to 14.04 LTS my Firefox crashes every few minutes. I asked this question before and there has been not response. I can not get into my Yahoo account. What can I do to resolve this?
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Firefox update hanging in 14.04

I'm using the packaged version of Firefox that came with a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 installation. It's currently v30. Whenever I launch the browser, it tells me an update is available, but I've never been ...
0
votes
0answers
202 views

Enabling hardware acceleration with AMD fglrx on firefox

The flash movies can be quite sluggish and even worse google streetview is terrible when I run them on firefox. Yet if I enable HW accel on chromium I have no problems whatsoever. I'd like to try and ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Diagnosing persistent Flash streaming failure for DRM content

I'm trying to implement the fixes from Adobe (as mentioned in this other question) but I'm having no success. I'm running 64-bit 12.04. When I try the Flash test as described on this Adobe guide: ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

DNS fails for google.com [closed]

I have an intermittent issue in which Firefox will not be able to access Google.com. It can go to other websites and my other browsers and the terminal can access Google. Furthermore, if I navigate to ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Firefox crashes when I open Gmail after upgrading to 14.10

Every time I open Gmail Firefox crashes, unless I open it in basic HTML mode. There are a few other websites that make it crash, and I'll try to name them here every time a website makes it crash. I ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

firefox-wget-window doesnt close after download

I use Firefox with flashgot, which makes downloads via wget. Some time ago, the wget-terminal-window appears, makes its download, and when finished correct it disappears automatically. Then there was ...
10
votes
1answer
12k views

How do I manually add sites to Firefox's Speed Dial?

Firefox now has a Speed Dial you can use in its New Tab page, and it automatically populates it with sites that you visit often. These can then be pinned in there if you always want them visible. But ...
1
vote
0answers
67 views

Apache - Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at localhost

Im not able to access my localhost server by firefox. Im using apache, and ive tried to run the following commands $ service apache2 status * apache2 is running $ sudo service apache2 restart * ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
-1
votes
0answers
19 views

Firefox and Chrome Not working even though I am connected [closed]

After recent updates my firefox and chrome browsers stopped working on my computer. I can connect with a Lan line and it works fine. But with the wireless connection it stoped working. The error ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

impossible to launch Spotify from embedded player with Firefox

With Firefox, when I try to play a song from a Spotify embedded player (like here, not the "play now" button but the player below : http://playlists.net/weekend-playlist-21-06-2014) I get the error ...
0
votes
1answer
155 views

YouTube annotations not working on Firefox 33.0 (Kubuntu 14.10)

After updating my Kubuntu to 14.10, I can not see the video annotations on YouTube videos. I tried to turn off Flash Player, but the annotations does not work neither in the HTML5 player. Any ideas? ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How to fix: “The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.”?

I have a 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I used to login to a website (chess.com) but since a few days ago I get this message: The connection was reset The connection to the server was reset ...
1
vote
2answers
6k views

Use The Google Chrome 21 Flash Plugin in Firefox in Ubuntu 12.04

I see several link for doing this : Can I use the same built in flash library from Chrome in Firefox? http://helpdeskgeek.com/how-to/use-the-google-chrome-flash-plugin-in-firefox-in-ubuntu/ But ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Firefox locale-fr

Dec 02/2014 Update manager advize new updates : Firefox 34.0 plus French package. Click install Start Firefox every thing is in english. Tried via terminal to apt-get firefox-locale-fr answer: ...
14
votes
5answers
3k views

How to use American English spelling dictionary in Firefox?

My Firefox spellchecker was complaining this morning that I spelled 'neighbor' in the American English style, not the British English style ('neighbour'). Same is true for color (colour), analyze ...
13
votes
4answers
3k views

How can I change Firefox's default dictionary?

It's aboot time I asked this one. Firefox thinks I'm Canadian. I've got absolutely nothing against Canadians and their spelling is a lot better than Americans' but I don't spell specialised with a z. ...