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At least in my version, Firefox doesn't have a restart option. You can kill the process and then start it again. For example: killall firefox firefox If killall doesn't cut it, you can use pkill instead. Just keep in mind that pkill would kill any process with firefox in its name, though probably that's not a big concern.
I think you've missed to install java for the browser. you can install it by this link here. or installing it via the terminal by typing: sudo apt-get install icedtea6-plugin
Already you have opened more number of TABS in firefox browser. As I can the bar rolling over top of the dropbox tab , its not browser issue. close few tabs and then try again. These days Firefox easily taking 200 MB of RAM and as I can see you have already opened > 10 TABS. perhaps that is the reason. Close few tabs in your browser and then try again.
The best way to recover your firefox is a cleanup of your profile. Close firefox, open a terminal and type: mv ~/.mozilla ~/.mozilla-backup to clean up your firefox session. Launch firefox again and check if the issue persists. If it worked, you can recover your old history and bookmarks by copying the database in ...
After searching elsewhere it seems the trouble was from firefox itself not from ubuntu. Using this guide resolve my problem: What to do if you can't download or save files Doing the "Change file type settings" seems to do the trick for me posting this for future reference if anyone have the same problem
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