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Cron runs in an environment that knows nothing about the display manager ($DISPLAY isn't set). Your terminal window that you've been testing in has this set for it. If you tried it in a "real" terminal, or over SSH, you'd see it break. If you've only got one X server running, just specifying the display might work: * * * * * DISPLAY=:0 firefox ... You ...


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Those instructions look like they are for a really old version of Ubuntu using gnome and not unity. 1. Test and see if it will work before making changes to file. Close up all firefox windows and open up the terminal. Type this command to launch firefox while preloading the libGL.so.1 library LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libGL.so.1 firefox Try viewing your flash ...


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There are lots of things you can, and need to do, to improve the performance of your system. First, install thermald to control laptop temperatures: sudo apt-get install thermald More info can be found here wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/PowerManagement/ThermalIssues Next, install TLP. TLP helps save power and maximize performance. Run these commands to install ...


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First try this in terminal and see if it fixes it sudo apt-get update && upgrade If not Try the following commands in a terminal sudo apt-get remove --purge firefox ubuntu-restricted-extras This unistalls Firefox and the flash plugin you can then reinstall them and see if it works sudo apt-get install firefox ubuntu-restricted-extras


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It looks like you don't have the required browser plugin installed. The following commands will install version 7 instead of version 6 because it is more secure. If version 6 is required, just substitute the command accordingly. First, open a terminal and typing the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install icedtea-plugin ...


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Not sure it helps but I noticed dns AAAA queries (IPv6) to my router waiting long time to answer. My local net is IPv4. So in network connections configuration I put "disable" in IPv6 settings and it seemed to solve.



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