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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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Snap update requires Firefox (and all google sites) to re-sync!

Really!!! I hope it's just me and this isn't what I should expect of SNAP applications. But this is the second time SNAP Firefox has updated and I am required to re-sync my Firefox account and all ...
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Not available window control menu on firefox (right click on title bar of firefox)

Until now I could pop up the window ctrl menu of the firefox browser with a right click on the title bar as usual. Now I get a small menu with different content according to the picture. But all ...
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Firefox won't start after updating. How to restore the previous version without losing profile data?

Firefox won't start after updating to version 123.0. At the same time, no errors will appear, and there is also no specific crash report that would help understand the reason. How to restore the ...
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Firefox renders blank PDFs in 20-200% zoom range after waking up from sleep

After booting into Ubuntu, Firefox successfully renders PDF files at all levels of zoom (10-400% zoom). However, when I suspend my PC (the "Sleep" feature in Ubuntu) and wake up the PC from ...
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How to prevent Firefox from bringing all of its windows to the foreground when clicking only one window?

Ubuntu 22.04. Firefox 122.0.1 I am observing the following behavior. If I have multiple Firefox windows and I click on one of them, all the Firefox windows that are not minimized are brought to the ...
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Use DEB Firefox without Snap getting in the way? [duplicate]

I want to use the Firefox from the Debian package, not from snap, so I uninstalled the former and installed the latter via the App Center, and have double-check that it says the Debian package on is ...
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Problemi con la visualizzazione tessera sanitaria [closed]

Ho un problema di visualizzazione dei Servizi con la tessera sanitaria. Il sistema operativo è Xubuntu, ho regolarmente scaricato i drive dell’applicazione tanto che la vedo nel menù del sistema, apro ...
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How to set system wide Preferences for Firefox 122 on 22.04

I have looked a few options to set default homepage options for all users. the options below added to /etc/firefox/prefs.js and /usr/lib/firefox/defaults/pref/prefs.js. Nothing seems to work and ...
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Firefox 122.0.1 ignores sound settings on Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS

As the title says, Firefox 122.0.1 will always ignore my sound settings on Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS. If I have my headphones connected, in Chrome I can change the output device in the Ubuntu sound settings ...
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22.04 LTS takes minutes to load, Firefox then takes minutes to be usable, plus browsers really slow on certain pages. Anything I can do?

I have a 10 year old HP laptop. Despite a fresh install of 22.04 LTS, it takes minutes to boot before I can log-in, Firefox takes minutes before I can type (I can see pages, but can't use the browser),...
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Force Uninstall of Broken Snap Package

I tried to replace /var/lib with a symlink to a large hard drive manually and, after that hosed my system pretty badly, I recanted and moved it all back and rebooted. All seems to be working well ...
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trying to install geckodriver breaks firefox... and snap? What the

I am running Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS on my laptop and have been, for a while, leaning away from using snap. Now I am leaning away from using firefox. I tried to get geckodriver installed in order to run ...
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Application not opening on ubuntu 22.04

Currently, I'm using Ubuntu 22.04, From last two days I'm trying to opening my applications but I'm not getting any response,few thing opening like chrome,firefox, terminal, ubuntu software, text ...
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How to install Firefox directly from Mozilla with `apt`?

I never got around to using snap version of Firefox and have been stuck on version 88 for awhile. This makes some websites inoperable. I heard that Mozilla has now released a .deb package for Ubuntu. ...
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Unattended Upgrades for new Mozilla Firefox apt repository [duplicate]

Mozilla's new apt repository for Firefox is not used by Unattended Upgrades.
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Firefox reinstall keeps breaking system wide cert store fix

Firefox on Linux doesn't trust the system wide cert store on Ubuntu on 20.04. To fix that I do the following that is described here https://devicetests.com/adding-root-cas-firefox-ubuntu sudo apt ...
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Ubuntu crashing due to Firefox tabs. 20.04 Possibly video card issue

I am sorry if I am doing this wrong but I didn't find anything close to my problem. Ubuntu crashes entirely, due to Firefox. It happens when you open certain websites after some time, not always and ...
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Firefox Developer Edtion Don't show a icon in menu bar and task bar of Ubuntu. Even changing the .desktop file in /usr/share/application

I want to install a Firefox dev in bash, but I see this problem with an icon in the GNOME shell. If open the normal Firefox, in the top bar appears a grayscale icon: If you can help me I would ...
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What should I do? I keep getting a <<Class 'KeyError'>> message

I keep getting a <<Class 'KeyError' on my upper right corner. First, it said something related to a Firefox update. I updated it, however I kept getting the message. Then, I uninstalled Firefox ...
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Ubuntu doesn't clean up memory properly [closed]

My PC is having 11GB RAM, Ubuntu 20.04 and it run terribly slow and laggy for daily tasks of a programmer. Under 10 tabs of Firefox, 1 or 2 IDE windows, Telegram. I have suspicion over for a long ...
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How to free disk space from snaps

I would like to free up space in my hard disk. Since the snaps take up a lot of space I pruned the unused ones (see this post) Now I have this: but the directory content is: Why do I have 6 snaps of ...
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No app want to opened?

I am working on Ubuntu 22.04 from 3 months, almost all the applications among them Firefox, Visual Studio, app center... won't be opened just a few of them like chrome that works fine. I need help ...
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Firefox does not show option for a pdf reader

When I open a pdf online from firefox, it always use a "pdf arranger" reader despite I have set a different reader (first the document viewer then the acrobat reader). In the setting --> ...
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Import bookmarks into Firefox from Windows/Chrome?

I've been using Chrome on Windows for years now, but that system won't boot anymore. I have a large collection of bookmarks that I'd like to transfer to Firefox on my new Ubuntu installation. The ...
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Why does google chrome show the FILE CHOOSER on the CONSOLE even when DISPLAY X11 FORWARDING is on?

I have ssh'ed from machine1 to another machine (machine2) machine1:$ ssh -X user@machine2 machine2: gedit and I run gedit and I open the file chooser. Both gedit and the file chooser respect the ...
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How to let Firefox access system files?

I am trying to package an HTML user guide with my app. Currently, it is placed in /etc/oqm/static/guide.html, with read permissions set to all. However, firefox doesn't seem to have access to it. I ...
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I have no audio from Firefox, but do from other programs (Zoom, VLC, Chromium)

I am using Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS. I upgraded a couple of weeks ago, and in the process I regained a problem I'd previously fixed. Now my audio output resets itself on each reboot. Irritating. But I've ...
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LibreOffice 7.5.9.2 LibreOffice/Help file not found

Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS; Firefox 120.0.1 snap; LibreOffice 7.5.9.2 (and helppack) Invoking Help/LibreOffice Help (or F1) results in: Firefox can’t find the file at /tmp/lu156338ojxf.tmp/NewHelp0.html ...
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About ubuntu browser certificate pem

On an Ubuntu machine with Firefox installed, we have a certificate file stored in a local directory. We want new users who log in to automatically have this certificate installed in their Firefox ...
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Playback problem on Firefox or Chrome at Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I'm encountering a playback issue on my Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and would appreciate some guidance. When attempting to watch online videos on both Chrome and Firefox from various websites, I encounter a ...
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Free memory consumed by browser and applications on ubuntu 22.04

I have 32 GB ram, that in days get eaten up by using web-browser firefox and other common programming applications. Even my swap get up to 17.9/37.3 GB written. OS Ubuntu 22.04. I have not been able ...
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Firefox snap stays version 99 in Kubuntu 22.04

On a secondary laptop I am running LTS Kubuntu 22.04 and the default Firefox snap - while for various reasons I don't use Firefox snap on my first laptop, the main one being that I can manage more ...
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Firefox having multiple identities / sessions mixed up in Kubuntu

From what I can tell Firefox in Kubuntu installed via Snap has multiple different sessions depending on how and when it's opened. This means I can login to my Firefox account and still have an app ...
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Installing Firefox dev edition

I'm trying to install Firefox Browser Developer Edition (.tar.bz2 file). I've followed a guide and it works, just doesn't seem to operate as a browser (or an app), it doesn't have a logo (default cog ...
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extensions.gnome.org "An unexpected error occurred" on Firefox (snap)

When visiting https://extensions.gnome.org in Firefox (snap), I see this message displayed in the website itself: I clicked the link to install the browser extension, and then I refreshed the page. ...
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Snap Firefox spams system logs with Apparmor / Mutter error

On my Ubuntu 23.10, during normal navigation Firefox adds lots of lines like this one to /var/log/syslog, so that the file gets bigger and bigger (it got to several gigabytes and filled up my disk): ...
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chown: cannot access '/home/myusername/ .cache/mozilla/':No such file or directory

I tried a command (sudo chown $username: -R ~/.cache/mozilla/firfox/) to run firefox because I got error when try to open the Firefox. The error is Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be ...
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Unable to open anything other than terminal in Ubuntu 20.04

I cannot open any directory such as Home in Ubuntu. I found the answer here and tried it. I received errors as follows In the terminal there is only one $ sign. No username is there. That was weird ...
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Mozillateam-Firefox Silently Replaced by Snap-Firefox in Spite of Lower Priority

(this is a rewrite of the original question as suggested in the comments) I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 and am using firefox from the mozillateam ppa. My setup has ppa-firefox at priority 1001 (as ...
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Quick link in Google docs or browser to open Dolphin?

I use a web-based productivity system (Habitica) for my daily routine and one thing I like is that I can have a hyperlink next to a task. So if a task is "Duolingo", I can format that text ...
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Ubuntu 22.04: ALL browsers crash after update

I have installed Ubuntu 22.04 on my laptop since 1 year. It works with me like a charm. Suddenly, after I have updated the system one month ago, ALL browsers (chromium, google chrome stable, Firefox, ...
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How to fix repeated freezes and crashes in Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS?

I recently installed Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS on a new Lenovo Ideapad 3 17IRU7 with 8 GB memory. I'm experiencing two types of crashes repeatedly every day: Libre Office crashes when I use Alt-Tab to ...
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Unable to resolve host address 'dl.google.com'

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I am unable to open the Firefox and Chrome browsers in the Ubuntu. I used wget command to install the browsers. However, wget command also did not work.
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Settings not saved after closing and reopening Firefox on Ubuntu 23.10

I am using Ubuntu 23.10 and I am writing to report an important problem I noticed in the Firefox browser. I change the settings of my Firefox browser, log into my account and sync my data, but when I ...
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How to fix geolocation not working in Firefox snap (currently 119.0.1)?

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 and I have the issue of geolocation not working in Firefox snap (currently 119.0.1). Here are the steps to reproduce the issue: Enable location services in Ubuntu Settings → ...
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How do I Install firefox on Ubuntu Server 22.04 (Jammy) offline

So I downloaded the .tar file for firefox, tried to untar it and run the file. The browser then popped up and said it needs snap support to install. I am looking for an airgap install of Firefox on ...
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How to set global/system config to all users and profiles for Firefox?

Firefox on Ubuntu picks up configs from config file under ~/.mozilla/firefox/cx3a9c6c.default-release/, but this path is specific to a user and to a specific profile (the path even has a hash). Does ...
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Not able to start/launch firefox browser

cssdesk@JF03CLSSU1026:~$ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=22.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=jammy DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS" cssdesk@JF03CLSSU1026:~$ uname -a Linux ...
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If I add chrome/firefox extension under my user, will it affect other users?

I want to severely restrict my internet access. For my personal computer (which uses windows 10), I am happy with the solution provided by ColdTurkey. However, through x2go I can also log into my ...
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"systemctl daemon-reload" after upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04 I cannot start chromium or firefox anymore

I upgraded Ubuntu from 20.04 to 22.04. (I use fluxbox as windowmanager) I'm aware that firefox is now a snap (like chromium) but now I cannot start firefox nor chromium anymore. In both cases I get /...
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