Questions tagged [mozilla]

Can refer to either the Mozilla project or Mozilla Foundation. They produce a variety of software including Firefox and Thunderbird; thus, questions about a particular Mozilla program (versus the organization itself) should use a more specific tag.

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How to disable Firefox's Incognito Mode? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu and I want to disable incognito mode on Mozilla Firefox.
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Lubuntu LXQt 19.10 fonts

came here from debian XFCE and enjoyed Lubuntu LXQt very much: it's obviously faster, corrrectly installed drivers, works fluetntly. Just one problem remains: if I set system fonts, mozilla firefox ...
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Tor For Ubuntu upon start opened a pop up window and installed something

So. I was surfing on Tor looking up links. This morning i came back, opened the browser to check something and Tor installed something upon start. I thought it s some update. Ubuntu started dropping ...
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Downgrade Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird to versions used in 18.04

Well, I moved to 19.10 and new Firefox and Thunderbird stopped reading my profiles. Since I have quite a lot of data in these profiles I would like to continue using it and I want to downgrade both ...
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Firefox Beta instances are shown under Firefox Stable in the dock. How do we associate the Beta instance with the Beta launcher?

The directory ~/.local/share/applications/ includes three files associating with different versions of Firefox, namely Firefox - firefox.desktop [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Version=1.0 Type=...
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Thunderbird: How to recover email passwords if master-password is known?

I forgot one of my email passwords. And it's still saved in Thunderbird that ran on Kubuntu. But now my Kubuntu is broken, and I cannot open thunderbird's GUI. The only thing I know is username and ...
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Firefox 71.0 is not working on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

For some reason, Firefox 71.0 is not working on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I updated my Firefox through apt get upgrade to 71.0 version and Firefox does not open anymore. When I try to open the browser, just ...
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Thunderbird 60 minimise to tray [duplicate]

Extensions like FireTray no longer work with the Thunderbird version 60+ . How can I run thunderbird version 60+ minimised to tray? I run awesome-wm v4.2.
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Can't install shadowfox on mozilla firefox, need help!

I' am new to the Ubuntu OS from Windows and I googled how to give a file permission to execute but it does not run after double-clicking it. Is there a way to run it from the terminal or whatever I ...
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Some applications lag in Ubuntu 18.04 installed on AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950x

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on an AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950x system. A few applications like Firefox, Thunderbird, and Terminal lag. For example, in both Firefox and Thunderbird, whenever I right ...
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Error while installing Rhythmbox Mozilla Plugin

I am trying to install Rhythmbox Mozilla PLugin via Synaptic. But I am getting the following error: rhythmbox-mozilla: Depends: rhythmbox (=3.4.2-1ubuntu1~ubuntu18.04) but 3.4.2-4ubuntu1 is to be ...
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Some applications (Chromimum, Firefox) not showing Application Menu in 18.04 + Gnome 3

After installing Ubuntu 18.04 with a basic Gnome 3 configuration, I noticed that some applications such as Chromium and Firefox Mozilla do not show the application menu. As such, it makes it difficult ...
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Why has Ubuntu 18.04 disabled Mozillateam PPA?

I recently upgraded to the new Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 'Bionoc Beaver'. By chance I have now discovered that it has disabled the Mozillateam PPA in "Software & updates" -> Other software: ppa.launchpad....
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Is there something fike %MOZILLAROOT% in Firefox? [closed]

Is there a possibility to use in Mozilla's homepage settings a constant, something like this: %MOZILLAROOT% by analogy with %SYSTEMROOT%? For example: %MOZILLAROOT%/profile/index.html
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Pipe Error - Mozilla Firefox

Well, this is in addition to my other question (Flickering windows and menus - Ubuntu 16.04). At the moment I am forced to run Mozilla through a terminal, which made me notice this popping up in it: [...
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Unable to get some website on Ubuntu after I use it for some time

I am unable to access most of websites after some usage. (happens only sometimes) But sites like Google and Facebook are working perfectly. But most of the other sites like GitHub, askubuntu are not ...
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Installing Firefox 56 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (it works best on my older system). I had upgraded to Firefox 57 and, after days of trying to make it work, I removed it from my system (I still have the ~/.mozilla directory). ...
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Where is layout/generic in mozilla?

On Ubuntu I can't find mozilla's layout/generic/... Ref: https://dxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/source/layout/generic Where is it?
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Facebook videos not playing on Mozilla (but working on Youtube) - 16.04

Facebook videos stopped playing but on youtube everything is still fine. When I play videos on Facebook I get: "Something Went Wrong, we're having trouble playing this video". I already did: 1) ...
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Some online video players doesn't work

I've just installed Ubuntu 17.04. And faced the following problem: youtube player works pretty fine, but this one doesn't. I've installed actual version of Flash Player and refreshed Mozilla settings. ...
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Thunderbird/Firefox fonts problem

I am using Xubuntu 16.10. Not so long time ago Mozilla products (Thunderbird and Firefox) stopped using system fonts in Xfce but all other programs work well with system fonts. Firefox - v.53.0 ...
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firefox giving error while using install button on gnome-look.org

i am using ubuntu 17.04 which gnome shell , while installing files from the gnome-look.org gives error earlier it used to work with ubuntu 16.04
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libnss3-nssdb library missing in ubuntu 17.04

I have installed Ubunt 17.04 recently. I tried to install libnss3 libraries. I need libnss3-nssdb, but this library is missing in 17.04. Let me know if any other solutions are possible.
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How to make sound work on Mozilla Firefox 52? [closed]

I use Lubuntu, which I believe does not use pulse-audio, or uses a container for that, I do not know, but it seems to use alsa well. Since I upgrade to Firefox 52, which does not accept plugins ...
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Building Mozilla on Ubuntu Freezes My Machine

I have followed all instructions on getting all dependencies for Mozilla to start to contribute as developer as described on the website. I also got the source code on my machine but when I try to ...
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Firefox only runs with `sudo`

I have to run sudo firefox to open my Firefox browser. If I try to open it normally it doesn't work. When I do not use sudo, the error message is: Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded, it may be ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: No such file or directory

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to download a a 3.6.x firefox version. I've gotten this one. According to the README, all I have to do is unpack, enter the folder and run ./firefox. However, I get ...
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Downloading Mozilla Firefox

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I've watched countless videos and read even more posts on how to download Mozilla Firefox and use it as my primary web browser. I had it downloaded and I kept getting the error ...
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Install firefox without locales?

I wish to install Mozilla Firefox without having to install non-english locales. They occupy space and need to be downloaded with each update which seems a waste of storage and bandwidth.
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Mozilla Thunderbird Error (38.5.1)

During launch of the application I get the following error: Unable to load address book file abook.mab. It may be read-only, or locked by another application. Please try again later. If I skip it, I ...
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why Can't I use the internet on mozilla? [closed]

I've just installed the 14.04 ubuntu version and I the internet on mozilla was working, but now I can't use it. I tried to restart the machine, but It hasn't worked so far.
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Ubuntu Mozilla Security, do I need this? General questions

I was searching for info on enabling/disabling javascript in firefox, some pages I need to have it function and without the java they're broke. I came across this and was wondering is this something ...
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Where can I download Firefox Unbranded?

Well, I just updated Firefox on Ubuntu 14 to v43 doing sudo apt-get update, and my old extensions stopped working as they are not signed. Mozilla has apparently stated that: https://blog.mozilla.org/...
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Is there a way to make 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey work in a 64-bit XUbuntu 14.04?

My previous computer ran a 32-bit XUbuntu version 14.04 and 32-bit Mozilla Seamonkey as my default web browser. Now my new computer runs a 64-bit Xubuntu version 14.04, but there's no official 64-bit ...
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Thunderbird freezes after updated to 38.3.0

I use Ubuntu 14.04 , after I updated thunderbird to 38.3.0, it freezes after a while of opening it , any idea how to fix this without losing my current setting?
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Plug-in Ristritto Image Viewer with Mozilla Firefox

In xubuntu , There is an application RISTRITTO to view images. I want to plug in this application with mozilla firefox to view any images preview in Mozilla browser. How can I plug-in.Please help.
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Convert folder with tiff to jpg by using mozjpg

I hear that mozjpeg is a nice jpeg compressor from Mozilla. How can I convert my folder with *.tiff to jpg from terminal using mozjpeg?
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Mozilla Firefox doesn't scroll smoothly on Ubuntu

I have problem with Firefox on Ubuntu. When I scroll on facebook or youtube it doesn't scroll smoothly like it used to on Windows. It's hard to explain but main point is when I scroll down/up it ...
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node.js + jpm not working after installing: JPM [error] Error: spawn EACCES

I am moving from cfx to jpm After installing node.js by sudo apt-get install nodejs I installed jpm: npm install jpm -g. Now I am trying to run my addon: jpm run -v: JPM [info] verbose set JPM [info] ...
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How to install Silverlight in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

How do I install Silverlight plugin in Ubuntu? And how to configure browser with Silverlight plugin?
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Making it unable to open MozillaFirefox with safe mode

Is there a possibility of preventing to run Mozilla Firefox in the safe mode? I am using some plugins that ban acess to certain sites but my lil brother is smart enought to run mozilla in a safe mode ...
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I can't connect to my Firefox OS device

I've bought a Firefox OS mobile lately and I thought of flashing it with a new version of Gaia. According to MDN, I gotta set up ADB in my computer. I've done all that. But, over the last few hours, I'...
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Firefox will not update

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit and the version of Firefox that comes with this version of Ubuntu. I recently went to a website and got a notification that my version of Firefox was no longer ...
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Mozilla NSS building

In this instruction :"In order to start the build process, use "cd nss" and execute "make nss_build_all". By default this will produce a build in debug mode and for a 32-bit architecture. You may set ...
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Where is the Mozilla Firefox cache located?

I have got Mozilla Firefox installed, and am aware of the issues with nasty things like phishing scripts from images ending up in my browser's cache. And so that I don't have to just empty my cache ...
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How to kill a single thread from Terminal in Ubuntu?

I'm new to Ubuntu and new here. I need to know this. How do I kill a single thread from Terminal in Ubuntu? I have mozilla opened and it has 45 threads. I want to kill one of it. I've already search ...
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Error Web page not available

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 and always getting the error web page not available when I try to access certain web pages like http://www.edx.org, http://www.coursera.org and many more on chrome and mozilla. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS freeze when opening pdf in Mozilla

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. No problem so far, but it has been a few day that my system freeze when I am scrolling down pdf files opened in Mozilla. No commands are accepted, so I have to shut-down ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Mozilla Firefox Telnet Error

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare Player with a bridged Adapter. I installed another VM in Ubuntu which can be accessed from Mozilla Firefox. The web page opens but when I click certain links in ...
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How to update Mozilla Firefox web browser on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a safe, secure, reliable, efficient and easiest way?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. Currently, I'm using Mozilla Firefox 33.0(Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0) I'm not getting update option in menu Hrml->About Firefox but ...