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Pop-up tabs in firefox in random websites

Lately when I am using firefox I experience these pop-ups in new tabs in any website I join when I click anywhere on the page or on the scrolling bar. This happens even on the website of google. I ...
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Need to send broadcast Popup message to all network ubuntu systems

In my office environment i need to send a gui popup message to all of ubuntu desktop client in my network. so that i need to know there is any application is there or other tool is there give me a ...
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A adware has infected 2 browsers

A weird adware is popping up every time I open a .com website and shows ad or redirects the page. In chrome, I'm not even able to open an ordinary .com page because it immediately redirects to ...
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Ad By: MediaPlayer

Help! I'm getting popups and ads all over the place and they all say "Ad By: MediaPlayer". I'm fairly new to ubuntu 14.04 and thought that viruses were virtually impossible to get with Linux but ...
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New to Linux: troubleshooting help with Ubuntu 14.04 issues

I am new to Linux and I'm having several issues with my version of Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64-bit. computer info: ASUS x200m touchscreen 11.6" original os: windows 8 current os: ubuntu 14.04lts 64-bit I ...
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Popup ad virus on both chrome and firefox

A pop-up ad box appears whatever site I am opening. Tried resetting settings, disabling extensions, removing all users on chrome. It seems it is not about chrome since same thing happens on Firefox ...
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New tab after clicking a link

I recently visited a website and I clicked a link suddenly a new tab appears about a survey. Was that a virus?
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How do I block ads in Firefox

I have seen this question, which has some detail on how to block ads in Chrome/Chromium? Is there anything I could use to block ads (and trackers as well) in Firefox?
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How to get all ubuntu programms back to fullscreen size after I'm not sure what I did?

I somehow managed to loose the ability of all my programs to resize on Ubuntu. Not sure what I did, but I thought I saw a popup open and being blocked in Firefox and after that all my programms ...
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Firefox's popping up advertisement windows

For more than two weeks my firefox opens popping up advertisement windows. Could there be a gap within Ubuntu update system? I think this way because I only apply updates that are sent by update ...
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Chrome infected

I have Chrome browser installed and sometime in the last week it starts randomly open popup windows as I clicked in different sites. I suspect I'd been infected by some trojan. I've scanned my ...
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How can I find out what site a popup ad came from?

This is the situation: I've been browsing the web for an hour in pursuit of some bit of technical information and have visited several dozen websites that I don't even remember anymore. I've finally ...