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Questions tagged [firefox]

Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source Gecko-based web browser. It is the current default for the Ubuntu desktop.

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Automatically open specified domains in different browsers

I use mainly two browsers on my Ubuntu 18.04 and use them for different websites, ie. logged into my google account in my Chrome browser however not in Firefox; also I use different add-ons for the ...
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Mozilla Firefox Quantum: Some websites don't open

I am using Firefox Quantum and I am not able to open/use some websites. For example, take https://www.sbiyono.sbi/. When I click on login, it shows this: Pl help. Thanks.
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SSL errors on Firefox: getting frequent “SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN” on Kubuntu

I just installed Kubuntu 18.10 and I'm getting a lot of SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN when trying to connect to HTTPS websites. Never had the issue with other distributions or Ubuntu flavors, so I suspect ...
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Turning off tool tips in Firefox Speeddial

I'm running 16.04 with Firefox 63.0, and using FVD Speeddial. I want to turn off the tool tips that appear when you hover over any Speeddial icon. I have already tried the about:config thing, where ...
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Switched browsers, now getting native host connector not detected

I switched from Google Chrome to Firefox and am now getting Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, native host connector is not detected. Refer documentation for instructions about ...
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Firefox update install … what's my next step? [closed]

Super noob alert here. Firefox wants me to update. I click download. It asks me do I want to download to the archive manager. I say OK. I download a bunch of files. I extract them. Then I don't ...
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disappearing icon

I am using Firefox browser and Ubuntu 14.04 (more precisely XUbuntu). I accessed to my Bank site to change certain data. This requires clicking on a certain icon. However for no obvious reasons there ...
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Segfaults related to Cameras IPC

I keep getting these strange seg faults with Firefox. Every time I open the lid of my laptop after suspend, Firefox freezes and only force quit helps. This has started a couple of weeks ago. When I ...
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Firefox doesn‘t start, because there‘s already a firefox process running

I‘m trying to launch firefox and it tells me, there‘d already be a firefox process running. I tried listing the processes using ps -A, but there is no firefox process listed. I also tried killall -9 ...
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Change command to launch firefox in 18.10

I'm running Firefox on Ubuntu 18.10 with a laptop that has a touchscreen. Apparently, Firefox needs to be told to support this by launching it with this command: MOZ_USE_XINPUT2=1 /usr/bin/firefox ...
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“Save Image As” fails for certain Google search image previews, using Firefox

In a Google image search, I am unable to save certain images via the preview, while others I can save from the preview. For the ones that don't save, when I right-click the preview and select Save ...
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Unable to add latest Firefox browser to Favorites on Ubuntu 18.04

I have downloaded the latest Firefox tar.bz2 file and extracted in home directory, I added it in Favorites. But when I launch it shows the older version. How can I add the latest version in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Cannot access Google services from any browser. any other website works

I have a pretty vanilla setup of ubuntu that my family uses mainly for web browsing. since a week ago I've had problems connecting to Google services, and only them, i can still connect to facebook, ...
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Changing language on Firefox does not apply

I selected my language at the preferences menu, but it didn't work (I restarted it several times). Then I tried to download my package from mozilla.org. But now, I don't know which file to run and ...
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Nautilus rather than Dolphin

When using Firefox. I prefer Nautilus rather than Dolphin. Since 18.04, Firefox uses Dolphin. How do I get Firefox to link to Nautilus ?
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Firefox becoming unresponsive after suspending on Kubuntu 18.10

I recently upgraded my Kubuntu system from 18.04 to 18.10. An issue that I've been experiencing since the upgrade has been that Firefox 63.0 has started becoming unresponsive after resuming the system ...
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Adding h264ify addon to Firefox slowes down full screen 4K video playing

Full screen 4K video playing on an external 4K TV was butter smooth on my Thinkpad X1 Extreme. However, the fan was noisy. So I installed this plugin. Then I could not watch 4K video. I uninstalled ...
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There is no option to open files with deb applicaion in the snap version of firefox

I can only open files with snap applications in Snap Firefox, I can't find other applications which are packaged in deb, is there any way to solve it?
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Install old version of firefox side by side with live default version [duplicate]

This question is highly related to this main question but with one key difference I just want to check: I'd PREFER to have the old version use my profile, firefox sync, etc, to stay current with ...
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My system hangs very much even when multiple tabs are opened in browser. Android Studio and WebGL is not running on my system's browser

I am using Ubuntu since last 3 years and recently I bought a new Dell system. Then my life became difficult. Android Studio when installed didn't run. And a build error was shown and the graphics area ...
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How to remove naganoadigei.com popup virus

Whenever I click any URL so that will open a new tab with this URL (Please be careful): hxxp://naganoadigei.com/imp/6932/?scontext_r=xlBO1OGoXtDY%2AqpCVwdK6hjcJXf8xQdE2bF9D7qYvJirlGAXcl42kf_7I6Zo60fY&...
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Unable to downgrade firefox version using apt-get in Ubuntu

Note: This is not duplicate of How do I downgrade Firefox v. 57 to v. 56?. I have installed firefox using sudo apt-get install firefox Right now it is installing version 63.0 which has some issue ...
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Programs opening in full-screen mode by default

Since I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, both Filezilla and Firefox always open in full-screen mode, no matter how I have adjusted them before closing. What can I do to change this annoying ...
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How to start two firefox instances in series

I would like to start two firefox windows one after another, but this wont work: firefox -p test & firefox --new-instance -p test & Because it throws an error and the second instance wont ...
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Screenshot without hiding context menus?

I know, the pre-installed screenshot applications usually have a screenshot countdown feature. But how can I take immediate screenshots of context menus? This includes: Firefox main menu. Firefox ...
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How can I put Firefox tabs and menus in the same line? [duplicate]

I really hate that so much space is wasted for the title bar in Firefox. Is it possible to remove the title of firefox and put the tabs, cross buttons and menus in the same line? In the picture I ...
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Keyboard becomes unresponsive on 18.10

I faced this issue in both Google Chrome and Firefox on 18.10. When I was trying on forums like this, suddenly keystrokes make no difference. Nothing gets typed. Even refreshing the page is not ...
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Mozilla Firefox Quantum 63.0: “Restore previous session” greyed out

Today, I read about some tricks to make my Firefox more secure here and here, and went on to implement some of them. After I was done doing this stuff, I got to see that "Restore previous session" is ...
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Firefox won't play MP4 files from the server

I'm hosting mp4 videos on my university server and when I try to play them in Firefox, I get the following error "No video with supported format and MIME type found". I can play those videos on Chrome ...
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firefox is already running and it's not reposnding.. I know it is running on my vnc window, and I want to keep it

When I try to launch Firefox on my console, I see this "firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your ...
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Why Firefox crashes when using it while working with Gimp?

I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04.1 and Gimp 2.10 and Firefox is updated to its last version Mozilla Firefox 62.0.3 I have a serious issue, while I am working on a photo edition using Gimp, and then ...
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youtube in firefox not showing part of the video and full screen and theater mode icons

i had this problem for 2 months maybe now i use to ignore it but i said to myself why not find a solution so my problem is with firefox when ever i play a youtube video it cuts part of the video image ...
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Notification saying “A new Virus is Stealing Data!” on Ubuntu 18

Recently whenever I open Firefox I get a message in notification center. It's not always the same and it keeps changing. here is an example: It's not always this. It gives other messages too and ...
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Chrome causes Firefox to crash on 18.04

I'm not sure how to describe this. On Chrome 68.x everything is fine, but when I updated a couple of weeks ago to 69.x (and today to 70.x) this weird bug started happening. It's easy to reproduce: ...
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Why does Firefox need libavcodec-extra for displaying Netflix videos?

Recently I had issues watching Netflix on Firefox. This solved it. Why does Firefox need it? Why didn't it show an error message saying that the library was not found?
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How to get rid of errors while launching browser from terminal?

I have been facing problems to run the browser from the terminal. If I launch Firefox it shows below: (firefox:12544): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: :1:34: Expected ')' in color ...
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GIMP PDF import from Gmail attachment dialog opens behind Firefox in Ubuntu 18.04

Firefox is on Workspace 1, GIMP is on Workspace 2, but the same things happens if they are both on the same workspace. Firefox is maximized but this same thing happens even if it is not. Using Gmail, ...
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Firefox with nvidia-driver-396 driver has no 2D acceleration

I'm experiencing an issue with Firefox on Ubuntu 18.04 having no 2D acceleration, 3d seems to work fine, but scrolling, switching tabs, and watching YouTube and Netflix has noticeable tearing. I have ...
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Some region in aws console region cannot be accessed in ubuntu

Amazon console site cannot be accessed in ubuntu browser, while in windows, it can access it just fine, when I check the site certificate in chrome and firefox, it always result in insecure connection ...
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Firefox not syncing properly on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 this morning. I usually set my browser up when I'm on a new Operating System. So I open Firefox version 62.0.3 and sign in successfully. However, only my ad-blocker and ...
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Ubuntu16.04.5 - Fonts not rendering properly in Firefox

I installed Ubuntu 16.04.5 just now! And it is great. The issue is Mozilla Firefox is not rendering Fonts properly. Please check the screenshot to see what I mean. Do I have to install any dependency ...
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No Audio in Firefox

Videos in Firefox version 62 have no audio. I have read that pulseaudio must be running and I tried this command $ sudo pulseaudio --start --exit-idle-time=-1 per Firefox support page and restarted ...
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18.04.1 - Issues with Firefox and some Applications

Today i installed some updates suggested from the OS (Ubuntu 18.04) and youtube videos and some applications have weird behavior, I mean, youtube videos now have a little freezes and the music cut ...
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How to Permanently disable Private Window option in Firefox Quantum (v.62)

I dont want to have Private Browing option available with my Firefox browser. I found an extension for v.44, But this is not compatible with Firefox Quantum (v.62) https://superuser.com/questions/...
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Certain websites not rendering correctly in Firefox/Chrome/Chromium

Some elements on webpages are not rendering correctly in Ubuntu 18.04. These mostly include things like icon links and scrollable lists among other dynamic elements. Here is an example of such a ...
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Issues With Yubikey and Google

I'm having issues signing in my Google account that has 2fa (Yubikey) enabled (OS is Ubuntu 18.04). I tried on both, latest versions of Chromium and Firefox but without success. When asked, I click ...
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Audio based Program crashes? Help troubleshooting

Been having a lot of program crashes recently. At first I only noticed that a few Windows Steam games were crashing, possibly because of some kind of library issues. But Ubuntu is now having lots of ...
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How can I make Firefox's font rendering the same as other programs?

I just started using Firefox 62.0.3 on Ubuntu 18.04. I'm finding the font rendering on some sites (Twitter, Gmail) to be quite different from other apps, and it's a bit of a strain on my eyes. To my ...
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Ubuntu 18 amd radeon rx 560 Screen tearing and artefacts

Recently I've bought new Asus AMD RX 560 graphics card and I have some problems. I use Ubuntu 18.04 I tried both amdgpu-pro and amdgpu open source drivers. With open source drivers I have artefacts ...
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Add all Firefox Certificates to Ubuntu 18.04 trust store

What is the best way to add all common used Intermediate Certificates in Ubuntu 18.04+, and keep them up2date with apt? I mean typical intermediate certs signed from Digicert, Comodo, etc. It seems ...