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316 views

Can't add firefox search engines (ubuntu 14.04 & firefox 28)

From the firefox search engine page (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search/?atype=4), I get the following error alert message when I click "+ Add to firefox": Sorry, you need a ...
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321 views

Combined address/search bar in firefox

For a long time on Windows and OSX, Firefox has had combined search and address bar without recourse to any addon. I am running Ubuntu and the search and address bar is separate and I can't find any ...
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I can't find the file 'transmission' on my computer with the search function

I went to download a torrent today and Firefox asked me to choose an application to do so (although the bit torrent files normally go to transmission per the permissions I've set in Firefox). I go to ...
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1answer
86 views

Shortcut to change the search engine in Firefox

Ctrl + K and Ctrl + J takes me to the search field, but how can I change the search engine (say from Stack Overflow to Ask Ubuntu) using the keyboard?
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1answer
206 views

Searching text on google in LibreOffice (from context menu or otherwise)?

Is it possible to search a text in google or other search engine in Firefox from context menu in LibreOffice? Translating texts I need to go to the internet to look up the words and see context etc. ...
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337 views

ALT key HUD web search in firefox

Is it possible to conduct a web search (In Firefox 14) from the HUD? (Ubuntu 12.04) For example, Hitting The ALT key (to bring up the HUD menu for Firefox) and typing in a search term? It doesn't ...
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1answer
222 views

Add 'Search Wikipedia' and Search 'Physics Forum' for Right-Click-Highlight-Menu?

Whenever i Highlight and Right-click some word in Firefox in a web page or an Ebook, I see an option 'Search Google' I wanted to add 'Search Wikipedia' and search 'Physics Forum' option to it, How ...
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695 views

How to search Firefox Bookmarks?

Is it possible to do a fulltext search (or even better regexp) automatically on all websites I have in my bookmark list? Edit Is there any other browser where this is possible?
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Google image search super slow

I've just started using Ubuntu (10.10) so I have a reasonably fresh install. Regardless of if I use the Firefox 4 latest beta or 3.6.13. Google image search is dead slow and sometimes intermittently ...
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Why does Google search always count more results in Firefox or Chrome than in Chromium?

It really puzzles me that any Google search counts far more "results" in Firefox or Chrome than in Chromium. Google says "About 1.460.000 results" for "natty narwhal" in Firefox or Chrome but only ...