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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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How to package a browser plugin and a gui app in a snap package

My app is a gui app (qt) and a browser plugin. The plugin is used only for firefox. When the user clicks a button I want to open my gui-app. I would like to use a snap package to do this, but I can ...
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.desktop file will not open with SpaceFm

While using Google Chrome I often drag website links from the address bar into a folder on the desktop for later reference. This creates a .desktop file that is essentially a link to a webpage. ...
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Firefox showing multiple flash plugin versions

I use Firefox 40.0.3 on Ubuntu 15.04 and have adobe-flashplugin and freshplayerplugin installed. Checking Firefox's "Add-ons" tab, it shows me two different versions, but trying to disable (select ...
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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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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 to use Firefox AppArmor profile with IcedTea Java plugin on Ubuntu 14.04?

Whenever I set up Ubuntu on a new system, I active the default AppArmor profile for Firefox via sudo aa-enforce /etc/apparmor.d/usr.bin.firefox Doing this on Ubuntu 14.04, however, makes Java ...
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Ubuntu Server Install Old Version of Firefox

What is the best way to go back a version of Firefox on Ubuntu server. This is a server without a GUI so command line is the only thing that can be used. Also once you install that old version how do ...
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Firefox showing some parts of websites grey

Firefox at my ubuntu 12.10 (64bit) desktop, started showing some parts of websites grey. I tried creating a new profile, nothing. Tried unistall with sudo apt-get purge firefox which removed ...
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Tor Browser Bundle's version of Firefox [Tor Browser] is recognized as the main Firefox installation [Ubuntu 12.04]

Whenever I run the start-tor-browser script to run Tor-Browser-Bundle, the Unity3D launcher stacks it with the Firefox shortcut I have on there as if it's another window of Firefox, unlike before when ...
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Slow loading of pages (browser performance)

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed. I notice for certain webpages, firefox and chrome both load them very slowly. In fact, while text content loads quickly, both of the browsers seem to be loading ...
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Firefox ignore GTK theme for localhost stuff

I know this is pretty much a duplicate of How can one make firefox ignore my GTK theme entirely?, but the answers on that one are no permanent solution. It works by launching firefox from the ...
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Websites not loading in Ubuntu in both chrome and firefox

I am running ubuntu 14.04 and i am using a DSL Connection.From last few days i am having problem in loading some websites like ubuntuforums, hackerrank, mdn etc. I have tried alsmost all solutions ...
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Continious ubuntu malfunction

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and I am experiencing a lot of various persistent issues for last few months. Every of the issues is already solved here, but in my case help is always only temporary. ...
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Small Icons and text on 15.10

I just installed ubuntu 15.10 on my Asus ux303lb with Nvidia graphics and the resolution is 3200x1800 and everything looked smaller than it should be. Both the apps and text were very small, I managed ...
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How to play a midi file in Firefox?

I would like to play midi files in Firefox. For example, I'd like to click on the files on this Wikipedia page and have them play in the browser and not have to download them and use a separate ...
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Evince can open hyperlinks in Firefox, so why not in Chrome?

Before posting this question I investigated this and found it already implemented in my 14.04. Also investigated this which references the above linked question. Handlers for both ...
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What information does the Firefox add-on Autocopy collect?

I have been using the Firefox add-on Autocopy for years without complaints on Kubuntu. I just noticed yesterday that since version 1.0.6.1-signed from late 2012 it features a tracking software from ...
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Firefox - “open with” does not open the application and opens the /tmp folder

I have ubuntu 15.04 and firefox 39.0. When I click on a link, e.g. to download a PDF file, firefox asks to download or open with the default system application, if I choose open with [application] the ...
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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 freezes to often, nothing usefull on logs

Since few days, Ubuntu totally freeze when using Firefox, can't access TTY and REISUB don't work. Xubuntu 15.04 x86-64 (up to date/proposed not active) Firefox 38 Intel Celeron J1900 with Intel ...
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I can't create ssh chain tunnel

I have two remote Ubuntu servers - vps1 and vps2. I want to create ssh tunnel for Firefox, that runs on my PC, to connect first to vps1 and then from vps1 to vps2. This doesn't have to be implemented ...
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firefox vaapi acceleration

How can I enable html5 hw acceleration in firefox 38 ? (running on ubuntu 15.04) with vaapi via gstreamer1.0-vaapi (installed). I have intel hd 4600.
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Add exception for wrong certificate for subdomain “ssl_error_bad_cert_domain”

One of my domains I use has an HTTPS certificate that is only valid for example.com. Whenever I try to access one of the subdomains I get an error: The website uses HTTP Strict Transport Security ...
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Firefox won't run java after installing 15.04

I installed ubuntu 15.04 yesterday. Firefox will not run the race viewers at igpmanager.com which use java. Ran java version and it returned the latest version of java. This machine is running an SSD ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu rendering fonts in a weird manner

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. The fonts were working fine so far, but have suddenly started rendering in a weird manner. Either they're being chopped off or are removing any preceding ...
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unable to access to localhost remotely with ubuntu 14.04

I have an old PC that I have set up as a server. I've installed webmin and Plex Media and ssh server. The problem is that I could easily connect to these services in Windows 7 using firefox by just ...
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How to get apps to scroll smoothly AND real-time? (don't drive me in the arms of Apple!)

On my Desktop I've been using Ubuntu for about 7 years now, and I love it. I now recently installed Ubuntu on my Macbook Air alongside Mac OSX. I know my way around Ubunt very well, but there is one ...
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Firefox globalmenu for Zotero Standalone

As far as I understand it the source code of Firefox is hacked in order to use the unity global menu. Zotero Standalone is based on the same architecture as Firefox (xulrunner). Would it be possible ...
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How to restore Firefox download progress bar in Unity launcher?

Firefox used to be better integrated with Unity: when downloading it would show the number of files and a progress bar. This was achieved through the Unityfox add-on, but it no longer works and the ...
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Firefox-like Global Menu Integration

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. The original Firefox integrate with Unity perfectly. I want to use Palemoon, but unfortunately, it has no integration with unity/global menu. I tried to look at the default ...
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how to disable menu items with … extension in Firefox?

i want to disable the menu items with (dotted) extension i.e. 3 dots. like Send Link, Save Page As.
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Rendering problem on multiple browsers

Toshiba Satellite P870 (has multiple compatibility issues already, including touchpad not working and no control for keyboard backlight. I believe many of the problems may have to do with the bios, ...
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Saving Gmail attachments using drag and drop results in a link, not a file

When I open a message in Gmail and attempt to save an attachment using the drag and drop method, (click on the file icon and drag it to a folder or the desktop) the resulting file in the destination ...
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Firefox slow dns lookup due to IPv6 in Ubuntu 13.04

Just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.04 64 and ran into a very strange problem. Chrome is working fine but Firefox sometimes connects to sites very slow. It can take around 10 seconds before ...
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Github and many other website not loading

Recently I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my desktop. After that, most of the websites don't load in Firefox or Chrome either. I tried to ping those websites with Terminal but ping is fine with Terminal ...
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I cannot get the localhost webserver on firefox to display jpg or jpeg files

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Firefox. I cannot display jpg files when browser starts up. But if I click on ICON there is no problem. I am attaching a few screen shots. Am adding display from ...
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Is there any way to get proper Unity WebApps integration in Firefox?

In Chromium, if I open, say, Facebook as a webapp, the window that appears has no url, tabs, nor bookmarks bar -- making it a web app rather than just a browser window. However, if I do the same ...
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Can I use ubuntu SSO with network.http.sendRefererHeader set to 0?

I have just discovered that setting network.http.sendRefererHeader to 0 in firefox's about:config causes ubuntu-SSO to stop working, meaning I cannot log into any ubuntu-sso sites like launchpad or ...
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Print margins on Firefox (also with Print Edit)?

How can I edit the print margins in Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04? I would like to print a page in A3, with custom page margins, to a PDF... There are suggestions out there like "setting print margins is ...
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bq M10: keyboard problems with Firefox

On the bq Aquaris M10, with Ubuntu Touch OTA10.1, I frequently encounter problems with Firefox. In particular, keyboard input from a Bluetooth keyboard randomly doesn't work anymore until I close and ...
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Firefox 45.0.1 doesn't play videos when run as a different user on ubuntu 15.10

If something similar has already been posted somewhere: sorry about that; I am noobish... I have a newly installed Ubuntu 15.10 and I'm trying to run firefox as a different user (lets call this user ...
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Firefox reset automatically in startup 15.10

My Firefox reset after shutdown. Firefox profile is copied to a backup one and Firefox starting a new one. -rw-rw-r-- 1 teddy teddy 104 Mar 19 13:12 profiles.ini lrwxrwxrwx 1 teddy teddy 39 Mar 19 ...
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Windows are graying out fairly often in Ubuntu 15.10, help?

No, this isn't for any specific program (as the suggested other questions are), this is in general. I will be attempting a task and the window will just gray out and become unresponsive for a while. ...
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Fresh Ubuntu user, watching video with firefox crushes my system

this incident happent several times today, i am trying to watch some videos from udemy with my ubuntu firefox. It randomly stucks and whole system stops. Only thing to do is restarting pc by pressing ...
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Firefox does not show all general options

I can see in the picture here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/startup-home-page-tabs-download-settings that in the bottom of the first general preferences are 6 options, however I only have 3 ...