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Looking for consistency in editing keystrokes, specifically Crtl+Right

There are two different ways that a Ctrl+Right is interpreted in Ubuntu; I'm running 15.04. In this Firefox window, Ctrl+Left goes to the beginning of the previous word, and Ctrl+Right goes to the ...
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How can I tell Firefox to visual highlight focus cursor to make it more visually noticeable?

How might I highlight the current focus cursor in Firefox? That is, how do I make the cursor that moves focus when pressing the tab key more visual? Given my current desk situation, my keyboard is ...
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Firefox’s urlbar blacked out on new user

I created a new user account on my Lubuntu laptop today. When I opened Firefox and typed an address into the urlbar, this happened: While the purpose of this new user is just to allow people to ...
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Company website does not work in linux, works in Windows

I have recently installed Xubuntu 15.04 in my personal laptop & tried to access my company site thru firefox. I was able to login using otp, but encountered several problems afterwards When i ...
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Unity dock: Tor Browser opens as Firefox icon

I have installed TorBrowser and pinned it to my Unity launcher. Now whenever I start it, it show up in the launcher as Firefox. I know that TorBrowser is a modified Firefox version, but I would ...
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System unity crashed in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and many systems connected to the network, all system has the same problem. Firefox and Thunderbird are not working and not showing Desktop. Unity automatically crashed and ...
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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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Why does Firefox not open pages?

I can't open youtube.com. It tells me: "Server not found", but other sites work correctly. I can open youtube on Windows, but not with Ubuntu. Google.com worked some minutes ago, but now it says: ...
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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 ...
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How to run a command automatically after completing download?

I need a way that helps me to run a command automatically after a download completes. I want to create a directory beside the downloaded file automatically after I clicked on the integrated download ...
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Create a .desktop file: cannot find the icon on my desktop

I am trying to install Firefox Dev and followed this: How do I install the Firefox Developer Edition? I created, with nano, a file: firefox_dev.desktop in ...
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aptitude (apt-get) always crashes

I'm using Ubuntu Quantal. I've recently updated and now my kernel is 3.5.0-23-generic. After upgrade my NVIDIA driver stopped working... no problem! I re-installed it and now it works. Now I ...
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HTTP Request timeout on random pages

Please redirect me to the correct forum if needed. HTTP POST requests are getting timed out. GET requests are working fine. The problem is specific to few sites eg Quora, Lumosity, Paytm, AskUbuntu ...
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How do I use the microphone in Livemocha?

I started using the website Livemocha. Part of that website uses the microphone to record, but I can't see the flash or button to turn it on or off. I'm using Firefox 38 and ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on a ...
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cant play youtube video in ubuntu

Unable to play youtube videos in ubuntu, after I click a video in ubuntu it dosent starts buffering simply says "An error occured please try again later". I have already installed adobe flash plugin ...
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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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No sound in Chrome browser on Ubuntu 15.04

There are various suggestions for how to fix this but they mostly involve installing or restarting pavu or alsa. The problem is sound works fine in Firefox and all my programmes except Google Chrome. ...
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Pipelight seems to install, but fails to work under Firefox 38.0 (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) [on hold]

Apologies for the length of this posting, I wanted to get as much diagnostic detail in here as possible. Symptom: Cannot get Amazon Instant media to play (However, YouTube works fine). The ironic ...
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How Can I tell if Firefox is Freezing Ubuntu?

Recently installed Ubuntu 14 on somewhat older system. For the most part it runs smoothly and quickly. However, every once in a while I get a complete system freeze, no mouse, nothing. Only REISUB ...
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Clipping audio in YouTube on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting some pretty bad clipping audio when I watch YouTube videos in Firefox, the actual video seems to play just fine. I'm running Ubuntu MATE 14.04. It's such a general issue when I Googled ...
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Firefox does not connect outside proxy while other browsers do

Little background: I am behind a proxy, where we use "automatic proxy config URL" on http://webproxy.mycompany.com:8080 During typing of this question I also tried Chromium browser which seems to be ...
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Get firefox cache from localhost page?

So accidentally I deleted the directory of my website with rm -rf. The server is not running, but the page is open on my computer in Firefox. Is there any way to get the javascript files? I'm in ...
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HP printer is printing only English part not Hindi one

I don't know why my printer is only printing English part of paper, It leaves blank Hindi part. Anyone have faced this problem? And When I opened the document in Firefox, it was not displaying Hindi ...
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Flash plugin of firefox under Linux [duplicate]

I come across a website that warn me to update the flash plugin, I did so, but it still won't play properly. I use Firefox 40 and Adobe Flash 11.2.202.468, which is the latest for Linux+Firefox ...
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Adobe flash plugin 17

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 because the latest upgrade 14.04 is not working in my system. I need to install the latest Adobe Flash Player 17 plugin, but it only allows me to install up to ...
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How do I get HTML5 h.264 Video working on Firefox?

According the the release notes for Firefox 26, h.264 video should now be working in Linux. It does also say the appropriate gstreamer plug-ins need to be installed. Does anyone know what these are? ...
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Firefox and chrome is not working on a website

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I found a website where I can learn German language, but unfortunately the page is not working. I tried Firefox and Chrome both of them, I disabled addblock, but ...
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Firefox becomes very slow, showing spinning circle “connecting” for ages, ipv6 is disabled, no proxy, and disabling addons doesn't work

So I am a brand new Ubuntu user, and just getting the feel of the OS. Tried it on a friends computer, and really liked the system. Have just done a full install of 14.04 on an Asus UX32A (originally ...
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can't watch flash content in lubuntu

I can't watch flash content in Firefox. My computer is a compaq presario 2195US, and the processor is athlon xp 2500+ OS is lubuntu, 13.10. I had to install it via the alternate installer because ...
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Unable to run webex on ubuntu 14.04 64bit with firefox 38

Hopefully someone out there has sorted out this issue. I am unable to run webex on the following conditions: My OS: Ubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit My Firefox version: Build identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; ...
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How to know when a mozilla bug will be fixed?

This is not a technical, but an admin process question. I am a victim of Mozilla bug 872869 (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=872869#c73), which I understand (by reading the bug at ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 Firefox not installing [closed]

So I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 and my fiancee somehow accidentally deleted firefox from my computer when I was out of town. She apparently had tried to download Chrome through the firefox browser. When ...
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CRITICAL **: gst_app_src_set_size: assertion 'GST_IS_APP_SRC (appsrc)' failed

As reported here before, in some cases, at least, firefox won't play bandcamp tracks. I have tried to do it when running firefox from the command line, both with my default profile, and with a newly ...
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Window graphics becomes unresponsive, though still reacts to mouse events

I have a weird bug in Ubuntu that I think is somehow related to graphics drivers or something like this. The issue is not only related to browser windows. Currently I've seen the bug happen both on ...
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Firefox not providing search suggestions with DuckDuckGo

When I type in the search bar no suggestions appear when DuckDuckGo is the default search engine, but if I switch to Google, it works fine. I would like to use DuckDuckGo as my default search engine ...
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firefox: show bookmark toolbar in fullscreen mode

I want the bookmark toolbar appears when I move my cursor to the top of screen, when I in fullscreen mode. The bookmarks in the bookmark toolbar is the most frequently used bookmarks, so I need to ...
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Firefox Opening Pdfs in Gedit

I've just done the latest system upgrade to my ubuntu LT 14.04 and now pdfs don't open with firefox; instead they open with Gedit to give mangled nonsense. After searching around ask ubuntu I found ...
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i can not watch youtube full screen videos on the monitor

I have just got a new monitor to connect it to the laptop. I have opened Firefox in both screens. When i make full screen mode on the monitor and want to surf the web on the laptop at the same time, ...
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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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Flash does not work on Firefox in Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed Lubuntu 14.04 but Flash isn't working correctly with Firefox 28.0. Viewing videos in YouTube, using the Spotify web client and yes.fm all do no work. I can see that the addon is ...
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How can I access Flash files from streaming websites?

In Maverick, there was an option to download Flash videos from sites like YouTube, Vimeo, etc. by copying the flashxx** file in /tmp directory to another location before closing the window. But in ...
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Why firefox is default browser in Xubuntu?

I have a lot of apps which ignore xfce browser settings: for example banshee. It still opens links in firefox, but I set google-chrome as default. It is default in xfce-preferred-apps, it is default ...
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Dragging and dropping from browser to Nautilus saves link instead of file, how to change default action?

When I drag and drop -- say an image -- from any internet browser to the desktop or any folder under Nautilus, it will save it as a Link. Now if I hold down Ctrl while I drag and drop, it will ...
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how to remove best-deals-products.com from firefox

When i try to load any web oage (askubuntu.com for example), noscript addon blocks some scripts from a domain called best-deals-products.com I've searched about this topic on duckduckgo and google and ...
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youtube gmail crashing chrome & firefox after installing hal for hbo, 14.10

Hey guys I have seen some posts about this issue but I have had no luck with any of them. Past Sunday was at a friends house and Installed Hal to watch Game of Thrones!! Afterwards youtube, facebook ...
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How to install Firefox developer edition separately from Firefox stable in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

There are many instructions in Internet how to replace stable version of Firefox in Ubuntu to Firefox developer edition. But many users want to have both versions of Firefox at the same time. Did ...
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Why Official Mozilla Firefox 38.0.5 not released for ubuntu 15.04?

I updated a fresh installation of ubuntu 15.04 but the firefox remained version 38.0.1. Any reason canonical still hasn't released the latest firefox for ubuntu 15.04? Thanks ahead.
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My computer crashes everytime I use Youtube

My computer is a HP Pavillion dv6559ea and I have the 14.04 LTS Ubuntu version, 32bit. Everytime I go to youtube my computer crashes. The side bar used to disappear and the only option I had was to ...
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How do I install Australis (Firefox nightly) on 64-bit Ubuntu?

I've seen opinions on Australis here: Anyone try Australis yet? (New Firefox UI). How can I install it on 64-bit Ubuntu? Is there a ppa? “Ubuntu Mozilla Daily Build Team” team has builds for Aurora ...
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Firefox wants to open everything with gvim!

Whenever I click a download link in Firefox (Ffox 38, on Ubuntu 12.04LTS) such as a PDF, I get And there's nothing more sensible than GVim in the Open With menu. When I look in about:preferences, ...