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Ubuntu Unity Desktop uses *.desktop files set the default programs for file types. In order to achieve what you desire you can create a custom *.desktop file for google-chrome just for your user. This will take a couple of steps: 1. Verify Default Program Verify that google-chrome.desktop is your default program for opening links: In Terminal enter: ...


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Issue: Unable to download mfc42.cab Line 75 of install.sh from the latest package reads: download http://activex.microsoft.com/controls/vc/mfc42.cab The server answers with: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://activex.microsoft.com/controls/vc/mfc42.cab" on this server. Reference #18.ecdd4e17.1453232252.16053044 ...


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Firefox gets updates from Ubuntu official repositories. If you have a supported version of Ubuntu, you should have the latest version of Firefox with security updates. If this is not the case, then you have an EOL version of Ubuntu, or you did something wrong that prevents regular updates. You can install the latest Firefox version by running in terminal: ...


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The current version of Firefox is 44.0, released on January 26. The current version of Firefox on Ubuntu on any supported release is 44.0, and it's only been a day. I don't know what more you could ask for in the name of updates.


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Install IE versions through PlayOnLinux Update your PlayOnLinux in Ubuntu according to https://www.playonlinux.com/en/download.html wget -q "http://deb.playonlinux.com/public.gpg" -O- | sudo apt-key add - sudo wget http://deb.playonlinux.com/playonlinux_trusty.list -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...



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