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Make update-manager ignore Mozilla Firefox updates [duplicate]

When I start Update Manager to update my system, there is an update for Mozilla Firefox under the Important security updates section. I do not use Firefox, I use Google Chrome, which is also my ...
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Update Manager shows Firefox when already installed

I'm very very new to the Linux and Ubuntu world. The Update Manager is showing three important (security) updates: Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla English language pack for Firefox Spanish ...
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1answer
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Can't find Firefox update in Ubuntu Update Manager

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and my Firefox version is 14.0.1. Since because of this version I can't install Firebug. So for upgrading it I searched at the Help->About in the browser window, but there is no ...
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1answer
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Strange update: “Safe and Easy Web Browser from Mozilla firefox”

Following one or two updates I have now Mozilla Firefox version 25.0.1 installed on Ubuntu, which works fine. Today I noticed that the Ubuntu Update Manager is suggesting me to install a strange ...
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1answer
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Firefox stuck in 6.0 and not updating. Apt-get says that its latest version

I'm having trouble updating Firefox, it does not update from the terminal and doesn't show up in the update manager. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. If I run apt-get install firefox it claims that the ...
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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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lock some version so that it is not updated again

I have to install Adobe Flash Player, each time Firefox is updated. I am tired of this .... hectic work. Please tell me how to prevent Firefox from being updated by Update-Manager.
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1answer
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'Important security update' for Firefox and flash plugin, but the update cannot be selected

[This question has been updated as I now have the same problem with Firefox in addition to flash plugin] The update manager (on Ubuntu 12.04, 64bit) shows an 'important security update' for ...
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Why isn't Firefox 8.0 available as an update in the Update Manager?

So recently I've read that Firefox 8.0 is out, thought of updating, opened the Update Manager, refreshed the sources, but there was no uodate. Is there a particular reason for that?
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How to remove Firefox from update manager?

I uninstalled Firefox some days ago, because I use another browser. It appeared yesterday as an important security update. I can uncheck every package associated with it, and install the remaining ...
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Can't upgrade or install software after installing Firefox 4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error? Recently I installed FF 4 by command line following error ...