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Firefox and Thunderbird go black randomly

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 but have been facing the same issue since 12.04 I think. I happens randomly so I was unable to notice when and why it happens. It looks like this: I have open both Firefox ...
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Workspace focus problems

I've been having a problem on my desktop system since 14.04 (or how I've started working) with focus on the workspace. I'm an avid updater, so I'm usually current in my distributions. I generally ...
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0answers
253 views

Ubuntu 14.04 lots of software not working anymore

So I made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, but a lot of programs do not work even they came with the Ubuntu install. Firefox does not start, neither from launcher nor from terminal ...
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1answer
101 views

Certain programs won't open

Ubuntu fails to start the following applications: viz Skype Firefox Thunderbird Chrome When i try opening Mozilla Firefox or Thunderbird it says "Firefox is alresdy running, but not responding . ...
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1answer
433 views

Glib error when trying to open Firefox and Thunderbird

I read the other similar problems but either there are no answers or the problem is not the same as mine. Suddenly, without any reason, my Firefox and Thunderbird just stopped working. I click on the ...
5
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2answers
465 views

Ubuntu tweak and Mozilla (firefox and thunderbird) cache

I usually use Ubuntu tweak to do cleanup jobs on my PC. This includes apt and program cached data and old kernels. This goes alright for most programs except Mozilla based application - Firefox and ...
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1answer
179 views

Suddely internet is not accessible

I am going crazy here. One day everything was working fine. I turned pc off and went to sleep. Next day turn pc on and cannot access internet (from any browser). The situation is: I cannot open any ...
3
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2answers
197 views

How to compile a xul extension in Ubuntu 13.04 ? (specifically xul-ext-gnome-keyring)

I am using the gnome-keyring extension for Firefox/Thunderbird. There used to be a PPA for this plugin, but the maintainer gave up, as the new policy for xulrunner makes it uneasy to keep up with ...
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1answer
362 views

How to set helper apps in Firefox and Thunderbird

In both Firefox and Thunderbird, when you want to open a document in something other than the default registered in the program, they open a file picker. Now in windows I know exactly what to do with ...
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2answers
119 views

Opening email links to appear in browser not working right

Using LXLE (Lubuntu) 12.04 32-bit. Using Thunderbird and Firefox for main Web apps. Whenever I click on a web link within a message in Thunderbird, it opens a new tab in Firefox, but always opens the ...
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1answer
73 views

Why do the versions of Thunderbird and Firefox differ in 12.10?

I noticed, that on my Ubuntu 12.10 Thunderbird is only version 17.06 while Firefox is already on 21.0. It seems, like the updates of Firefox are somewhat faster? Do I have to install the PPA for ...
2
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0answers
70 views

How to tell Software Updater that I don't want certain updates [duplicate]

Every day I go on my laptop and Software Updater comes up; it wants me to install Firefox and Thunderbird, which I don't want to do. I'll uncheck those (and the related options) and just install all ...
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1answer
2k views

Unresponsive Script window pops up all the time now. Why and what to do?

I don't know that it's for the exact same script each time, it may be. A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, or you can continue to ...
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3answers
752 views

Desktop dims when Thunderbird and Firefox are launched

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 (almost default install regularly updated) Unity interface on ASUS X53U (AMD Brazos Dual Core C60 with 2GB RAM). On launching Thunderbird and Firefox, the application dims ...
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1answer
307 views

HUD doesn't work with Firefox and Thunderbird

I have just upgraded to 12.04 and I have HUD running for many applications apart from Firefox (v14.0) and Thunderbird. I know that this is not default behaviour for many programs, but I have searched ...
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1answer
3k views

How to prevent the automatic switch from an email in evolution/thunderbird to firefox when clicking on a hyperlink in the email?

When I click on a hyperlink in an email (Ubuntu 12.04, Evolution 3.2.3 or thunderbird 12, although it happened in previous versions as well), the program window (Evolution) in focus changes to Firefox ...
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1answer
286 views

How can I change the language in the ProfileManager?

My standard language for Firefox and Thunderbird is Dutch. When I use the terminal to open firefox or thunderbird with the -ProfileManager option, the resulting ProfileManager is in English. How can I ...
2
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1answer
308 views

Thunderbird does not open when I use “send link” in Firefox 12.0 [closed]

Thunderbird 12.0 does not open when I use "send link" in Firefox 12.0. Thunderbird is working and running. The usual new mail window does not appear. In Firefox: Edit → Preferences → Applications → ...
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1answer
791 views

how tell Thunderbird to open links in a certain Firefox instance?

I'm using Firefox and Thunderbird profiles for different activities and have them running as separated instances (processes) on different virtual desktops. This works great in general. But a big ...
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1answer
310 views

Thunderbird/Firefox with shared profiles (Lubuntu+WinXP)

I use Thunderbird and Firefox both on WinXP and Lubuntu 11.10. The profile folders are on the NTFS-partition of Windows and I'm sure that I've edited the profile paths correctly. Windows doesn't show ...
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2answers
3k views

Why is Ubuntu using so much memory?

I have just turned on my PC and have two applications running; Thunderbird and Firefox. Whatever else is running is part of Ubuntu's feature set (as well as a few indicators). This has been ongoing ...
5
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1answer
522 views

Text colors in unity

If I want to try out a different GTK3-Theme using the Unity Shell, I always have troubles with colors of the text. Many themes seem to have trouble with upper bar using similar text colors (i.e. black ...
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1answer
328 views

Firefox add-on gmail watcher sound problem

I'm using a firefox extension called gmail watcher (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/gmail-watcher/) For some reason it won't play a custom sound notification. I've got it working on ...
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3answers
2k views

Why do Firefox and Thunderbird not use Notify OSD?

Firefox has been the default browser for ages. Thunderbird is a very popular e-mail client under consideration for being included as default in the future. Notify OSD has been around for years now. ...
3
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2answers
1k views

How to make Thunderbird open links in Firefox? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use Thunderbird again, but I can't make it use Firefox to open links. I'm using KDE and Firefox is my default browser. I tried the network.protocol-handler method but it doesn't work.