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why does Firefox create $HOME/.pulse-cookie, when I am not using pulseaudio

It drives me crazy when programs save their files directly in my $HOME. Even more so, when the files are garbage which has no use. One such example is $HOME/.pulse-cookie, which is being created by ...
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certain web sites are not accesible from Centos 6.5

HW: Lenovo T520 laptop with MS WIN 7 dedicated PC (DELL GX 280) SW: CentOS 6.5 (64-bit) installed using VMware Player on MS WIN 7 host CASE A) -- BRIDGED networking selected CASE B) -- NAT ...
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Deleting symlinks of Firefox in Linux RedHat

I have played with symlinks and caused bunch of broken links. Now when (using GUI) I click on the firefox icon, it errors that "too many symlinks" exist. How should I clean those links? because I ...
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Cannot use “firefox” command to run latest firefox

I have download firefox version 34 from Mozilla website. Next, I extracted the tar archive, and moved it to the Desktop. Now, when I run the following command: Desktop/firefox/firefox the version ...
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Install Flash player without root privileges in Iceweasel (Firefox)

I need to install Flash player in Icewesel (Firefox), but I don't want to install it globally. I only want to use it in one of my several firefox profiles. This is similar to installing addons as a ...
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Flash plugin up to date but Firefox keeps telling me that I have the old version

According to my browser (Firefox 34.0) the installed version of the Shockwave Flash plugin appears to be 11.2.202.424. This version is considered to be insecure: ...
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Pass/Firefox master key integration?

I handle my passwords with pass, and I use the Firefox master password functionality. The master password is rather long and "safe" and stored in pass along with the others. For now, my usual Firefox ...
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sound in firefox via ssh -X

I have a headless debian box with speakers. Suppose I'm at my laptop and I do $ ssh headless -X $ audacious then audacious' window pops up on my laptop's screen. If I open a file then it ...
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Show GEO IP information in Firefox when using tor

I've configured Firefox to use TOR (SOCKS proxy via localhost). Everything works great, but I would like to see at any time which IP in which country I'm using. is there a Firefox Addon, which ...
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Printing webpage using browser via CLI

I want to automate printing. From URL in text file, the webpage is printed. I have tried using wget and the results are very inferior than when printed via browser. Somehow FF and Chromium both manage ...
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How to get Java working in chromium or firefox

I updated Java (version 1.8.0_25) and now I can't seem to get it working in chromium or FireFox. The java plugins for Firefox and for chromium are not listed anymore. Changing back ( via ...
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How do I run webm video file in firefox using HTML5 on linux?

I am using apache server on linux and want to run a .webm video file. I have .webm video file which i am trying to run in firefox (V 12.0) using HTML5 but the browser is showing as "no video with ...
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Firefox and firefox-esr packages in OpenBSD 5.5

After I issued sudo pkg_add -vi firefox, the ftp server responded: Ambiguous: 0. firefox-esr 1. firefox Enter choice: I didn't know what to choose, so I chose and entered 0. The installation was ...
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“File unavailable (eg, file not found, no access)” while installing flashplugin from FreeBDS ftp site

I tried with this tutorial: https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/desktop-browsers.html but an error occurs in this part: /usr/ports/www/linux-f10-flashplugin11 # make install clean ... fetch: ...
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Why isn't Firefox 33 use GCM on our webserver?

We have a webserver (Ubuntu 12.04) with apache2 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.7. From client side with openssl: $ echo QUIT | openssl s_client -connect OURSERVER:8080 2>/dev/null | egrep "Cipher is|Protocol" ...
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Where does firefox get the “default” applications for opening files from?

By default, the Firefox (33.0) on my FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT has the default application for opening PDF files set to Inkscape. Firefox does remember my previous choice, evince, in the “What should ...
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What is the GLib-CRITICAL in Firefox? [duplicate]

I typed firefox -v in my console. The output was firefox -v (process:5516): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed Mozilla Firefox 33.0 What is that failed ...
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Cannot install Firefox in Semplice Linux

I am using Semplice Linux in VMware on Windows 7. It works fine but I cannot install Firefox. Semplice Linux is based on Debian Sid (unstable branch) with an Openbox desktop. This is what I get ...
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bash export hangs indefinitely? [closed]

I am attempting to run a command that someone in IRC gave me to install firefox, but it hangs indefinitely. echo "install firefox" && export PS1= Does anyone know how to make this command ...
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How to use both 32 bits and 64 bits Java on Debian?

I am running Linux Mint LMDE on a 64 bits machine. I have installed OpenJDK 64bits: 7u21-2.3.9-5 which is used by some applications. IceWeasel has Iced-Tea 1.3.2 plugin installed (64bits). Now I want ...
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Can I pass commands to Vimperator/Firefox through the command line?

For example, could I type something like firefox open this is a search where open is just passed to the vimperator command line?
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Unable to launch Firefox: keeps on crashing

Unable to launch Firefox in CentOS 6. Installed package using yum install firefox. It repeatedly shows this error, XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /usr/lib/firefox/libxul.so: libvpx.so.1: cannot open ...
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restore chromium/firefox windows to original workspace/desktop

I have a three monitor setup, with two monitors driven directly by Ubuntu 12.04 for a total workspace/desktop area of 3840x1200¹. I usually work with 5 virtual workspaces, often more if I work on ...
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How to tell Firefox to skip connections going to a specific address?

Quite a number of Web sites use the same connection to some Ajax site, which I assume is used to provide some JavaScript to various sites. Where I live, the connection to this is extremely slow, so ...
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Any way to make 3d shutter glasses wotk with WebGL?

I can view 3d content with any program that can alternate 2 images at 120 Hz. This is thanks to this project: http://users.csc.calpoly.edu/~zwood/teaching/csc572/final11/rsomers/ Is there any generic ...
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move between tabs in firefox on linux mint

I'm new to Linux MINT. In Windows, I was able to move between firefox tabs by Ctrl+1,2,...,9. But in latest version in mint, I can only move to next and back by Ctrl+Tab. How can I fix it?
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Running Firefox on Heroku, shared object file not found

I'm using a vendored binary and a forked version of a buildpack to install Xvfb + Firefox (latest x64 version) respectively in a Heroku app for testing using Splinter. Xvfb seems to work correctly, ...
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Firefox/Icecat: SQLite Version Error: The application has been updated, but your version of SQLite is too old and the application cannot run

Update: The error was caused by a software called Hipchat which I installed because I needed a package from it. It not just made Firefox, Icecat and Thunderbird stop running, but also caused my ...
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Vimperator status bar empty

I have just installed Vimperator 3.8.2 on Firefox 32 (running Fedora 20). The status bar at the bottom of the window does not display any information in Normal mode , even though when I do :set ...
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.asoundrc, alsaequal as default breaks firefox MP3 playback

Alright, so the important thing to note here is that it (appears) to ONLY break MP3 playback, other formats work. Youtube html5 videos and .ogg playback work fine and use the equalizer as expected, ...
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Recover the content of a Firefox .part file?

The question says it all, I have a <filename>.zip.part file in my Firefox download directory which is ~150MB and I'd like to recover its content. The original file was a very large zip archive ...
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How do I make Iceweasel\Firefox only display images on specified sites?

Summary: In Iceweasel (it's effectively Firefox), I want to block all images, but allow images on websites I specify. But the standard method to do this is not working. The way you're supposed to be ...
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Ubuntu: Restore not printed document from browser cache

I was at work today faced with a situation where I have to prove that I did not make a mistake. Without going into detail, yesterday I generated an important document which was to be printed. For ...
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H.264 support in Firefox (Iceweasel) 24

I am using Firefox (Iceweasel) 24 in Debian Wheezy. When I go to https://www.youtube.com/html5 it shows me that my browser does not support H.264 When I go to the same URL with Chrome, it shows H.264 ...
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Query Firefox password database

Braiam said that Firefox stores the password data for login websites in ~/.mozilla/firefox/key3.db and ~/.mozilla/firefox/signons.sqlite files. These files can be read with some sqlite editor. I ...
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Trying to install 32-bit java plugin on Centos 6.5 64-bit mozilla firefox

Long story short, my employer's webstart VPN requires 32-bit java to launch. I managed to get this working on a 64-bit CentOS 5.6 vm, but I cannot remember what I did or it's not working on 6.5... ...
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Firefox discards URL when server connection times out or fails

I have two problems with Firefox: When I type a non-existent server into the address bar, such as http://xyz.example.com I get "server not found", but when I try to fix the address, Firefox ...
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Escape closing parentheses from URL with firefox -remote

I have this command (for detailed info see Shortcut to google selected text): sh -c 'firefox -remote "openURL(http://www.google.com/search?q=$(xsel),new-tab)"' But when I select a text which ends ...
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Firefox freezes with attachments or pdf

I am working on an old CentOs 5 machine. I am using Firefox as a browser. It worked fine until now, when every time I try to open a pdf or to attach something to the emails, it crashes. I tried to ...
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IPTables rules for specific processes [duplicate]

I have a lot more experience with the Windows Firewall with advanced functionality than I do with IPTables. With the WFAF, I was able to lock down a program so that it could only connect over specific ...
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iBus not working for firefox:i386 installed on amd64

I have a lubuntu-desktop:amd64 workstation. To save some memory, I installed firefox:i386 (which pulls other i386 packages of course). It works pretty well, except for ibus integration: firefox ...
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Set new default file manager in firefox on Archlinux

I'm trying to use Dolphin as file chooser for Firefox in Archlinux instead of Nautilus. I've read this but it did not solve my problem. The config seems related to firefox as xdg-mime query default ...
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Test firefox in a loop

I would like to simply bash the following: start firefox, test it, kill its process if it does not work and restart it; or stop the script once for all if it works. Actually I need a awk sentence to ...
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firefox + html5 + .asoundrc = No sound

Here's the problem: Manjaro Xfce/3.15.4, Alsa (No Pulse), Firefox 30 and 31, Gmusicbrowser, mplayer/smplayer Firefox with youtube html5 player - no problems Firefox with youtube html5 player and a ...
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firefox bookmark updation

I bookmark a lot of pages everyday and I export them as well into a html file. The thing is whenever is bookmark a page can it automatically get updated or synced with the html file. I use Ubuntu ...
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Playing MP3 in Firefox on Debian

Is there a way to get MP3 playback within Firefox 31+ without installing plugins? I know about the entire encoding issues, but I have read somewhere that Firefox will look for native OS encoders like ...
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Solaris JRE Mozilla

In an thin client setup where Solaris 10 is being used on client and server side. Java based web apps are opened in Mozilla web browser 1.7. JRE version 1.4.2.6 is installed for Mozilla. On a few ...
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Trying to get firefox running on CentOS 6 minimal iso - can't open display

I've got minimal CentOS 6 running on an Oracle VirtualBox on a Mac. I'm trying to get Firefox up and running so I can download some web files into the VM. I installed Firefox (yum --enablerepo=remi ...
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Flash Player on Linux

I'm going to switch to Linux with my new computer. I've read something weird about Firefox not supporting Flash on Linux (Chrome seems to support it, but I wouldn't want to switch if possible). The ...
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How can I prevent systemd from freezing my system when Flash dies?

Since a recent update, when I quit a web page containing a Flash animation in Firefox, the plugin-container process becomes a zombie, and then the systemd-journald process (also maybe something like ...