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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 ...
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Force Firefox to remember passwords on particular sites

Usually, when I log into a website with username and password, Firefox asks whether it should remember the login details. When I click yes, next time I visit the website, the username and password ...
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Copy/paste does not always work from Firefox to terminal

Using st with dwm, depending on the way I select text (e.g. mouse vs keyboard), and where the text is (e.g. document body vs address bar), copying text from firefox and pasting it into st does not ...
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Firefox ignores settings in userContent.css (sometimes)

I have following code in my $HOME/.mozilla/firefox/XXXXXXXX.default/chrome/userContent.css: input, textarea { color:#000 !important; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255) !important; } The purpose ...
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Java plugin not working with FireFox 24.3.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10

In the about:plugin tab, there is not Java plugin. I have created the symbolic link as suggested. The output of the 'ls -al' command is: lrwxrwxrwx 1 shehab shehab 58 Jun 4 11:21 libnpjp2.so -> ...
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How to install Firefox version 29.0 on Slackware 14.1?

The problem is that I need to sync Firefox bookmarks between my PC and my notebook, but the notebook uses the Firefox version 29.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 and the PC using Firefox version 24.4.0 on Slackware ...
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Recover Firefox bookmarks after Linux Mint 16 reinstallation

I had Linux Mint 16 KDE installed alongside Xubuntu 13.10. I messed up partitions and had to reinstall Mint and both the OSs were booting fine after reinstallation. Now as expected all of my Firefox ...
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Strange symbols instead of icons in Firefox

I am running Firefox 27.0 and sometimes it shows strange symbols instead of icons. For example, instead of arrows up/down for up voting or down voting in a forum, it show some Japanese looking ...
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firefox multiple profiles

I have two instances of firefox running under separate profiles: $ firefox -P default & ... $ firefox -no-remote -P second & Now I can open a new tab from the command line with: $ firefox ...
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Firefox 29 default Accept-Language bug

Since I upgraded Firefox to version 29 it is sending the wrong Accept-Language header en-US,en;q=0.5 which should be pt-BR,pt;q=0.8,en-US;q=0.5,en;q=0.3, it was right on previous version. I managed ...
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Sabayon LXDE - SSL problems

I am new to linux. I have reinstated an old Pentium M 512mb RAM / 80GB HDD laptop using Sabayon LXDE Everything has been fully installed and updated now. However, while using chronium/firefox to ...
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Install SSL Certificate in Iceweasel

I'm using Kali on Windows. I downloaded the Burp Suite and I'm trying to install its SSL certificate onto the Iceweasel browser. Burp Suite, the leading toolkit for web application security ...
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How to update Mozilla Firefox on debian wheezy [closed]

I want to update Mozilla Firefox on Debian Wheezy (my preferable way is by terminal). How to do that?
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Recent Installed Pipelight for Mint 16 — Two version of Flash Issue

I recently installed Pipelight in Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon and now I have two version of Flash. I only have Firefox 28 and no other browser. I followed the instruction from the FDS-Team ...
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how to disable flareget from firefox?

Hello I want to disable flareget from mozilla firefox. Whenever I click on some download button flareget starts downloading the file. But I want to download by the browser downloader.
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How to make local system CA certificates known to Firefox?

Recently, the CAcert root certificates have been removed from Debian (more precisely, from the ca-certificates package). Since I want to keep them, I backed up the directory ...
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saving in /tmp is not really saving?

Open e.g. a mail attachment from Firefox (without previously saving it); this is a Libre Office document, you edit it, and then push save (not save as) and close both text editor and browser. Then the ...
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Particular site is not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I surf net in Ubuntu 12.04. All the sites are working, except one site http://developer.android.com/. I don't know why. At the same time, the same url opens in Windows perfectly. So the site is up ...
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Is there difference between Xvfb option `-extension` and `+extension`?

I'm facing RANDR missing problem with Xvfb and firefox. Some people suggested Xvfb :1 -extension RANDR can solve the problem. But I found a also +extension option. In my environment(CentOS6.5), the ...
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How to enable all STIX font glyphs in Firefox?

I'd like to try using the STIX fonts as my main web font while browsing in Firefox on Arch Linux. After installing the package (which currently includes the latest release, 1.1.1) I get a bunch more ...
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Disabling xscreensaver when firefox is playing HTM5 video

I find some questions talking about disabling xscreensaver with flash but no one about HTML5. Then, how to disable xscreensaver when firefox is playing an HTML5 vidieo and, if possible, only for some ...
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in which directory should Firefox be compiled?

I want to compile Firefox browser in RHEL. I found two directories one is /root/.mozilla/firefox and other one is /usr/lib64/firefox. Which directory is the one where Firefox should be compiled?
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where is browser.js file in firefox in rhel?

i want to modify the browser configuration and i was unable to find "browser" java script file in installation directory i.e. /.Mozilla/Firefox/default/profile/. please provide me the link for ...
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How do I watch protected flash videos (such as on nbcolympics.com) using Linux?

For people from the US with certain cable TV subscriptions, NBC offers footage of the 2014 winter Olympics from a website, nbcolympics.com. However, I find I am unable to view any of the video ...
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How do I install Flash plugin for Firefox in Slackware 14.1?

I searched on Google but the tutorials I found said they had to paste the plugin in /usr/lib/firefox/plugins But this folder does not exist! Can someone help me?
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Sometimes don't have permission to create new folders on an NTFS partition in Evince

My hard drive has an NTFS partition mounted under Ubuntu 12.04. I use Evince as the default application to open PDF files downloaded under Firefox. I often save copies of PDF files opened in Evince ...
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Error updating firefox: Error: Package: xulrunner-last-26.0-2.el6.remi.x86_64 (remi)

This is my first time with RHEL. I am using RHEL 6, 64 bit. I want to update Firefox, so I downloaded firefos for 64 bit. Here are the files I got: [root@xilinx firefox]# ls application.ini ...
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Downloading files in Skype and Firefox stops Audacious under Gnome

Strangely, when someone sends me a file on Skype and I click to open it, my music player Audacious stops playing and the playlist gets messed up (some random mp3s appear inside) and the file on skype ...
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Facebook games will not work on xubuntu 11.10 how do I fix?

I just had xubuntu 11.10 put on my computer and know nothing about the system. Adobe flash player is installed and up to date, I have only had this running for a few days. My YouTube works just fine ...
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Which library files are needed to run a binary with an alternate libc version?

I built Firefox 26 on Mint 16 because the Ubuntu 10.04 build utilities are too old to build it. It does need to run on 10.04, however, since that's the target OS I'm building for. It built and runs ...
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uninstalling iceweasel with apt-get autoremove

When I try to uninstall iceweasel it wants to uninstall dependencies like 'gnome' and 'gnome-core', which of course I don't want. I tried to follow several instructions in apt-get - autoremove wants ...
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Firefox or Chromium command-line arguments to set fullscreen and control start page

On http://susestudio.com/, there's an option to enter custom command line scripts. How do I write one that changes the default homepage and sets the browser full screen?
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Can Firefox browser plugin/addon do bad things to your files?

Firefox is open source software and can't be intended to do bad things, but the plugins, as I know, aren't open source. Can they be intended to do bad things? Is there any good idea to supervise them ...
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How to force applications to not start maximised in Awesome WM?

How to reproduce: ssh -X user@host firefox (or some other X application). Maximise the window. Close the application. Open the application in Awesome WM (tried only locally, but should also work ...
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Why starting firefox (from command line) in VM starts the firefox in the host machine and vice-versa?

I have a SLED 10 host machine and I am using a SLES 10 VM via ssh -X. When I start firefox in my VM using firefox & then it runs the firefox which is installed in the VM. So that's fine. ...
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Opening Firefox from terminal [duplicate]

When I type firefox in terminal, it starts Firefox but the terminal "hangs". What is happening behind the scenes? Can I open Firefox from terminal and keep on using the same terminal tab for other ...
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Upgrade to latest version of firefox in RHEL 5.6

I have RHEL 5.6 (32 bit OS) in my system. I have firefox (17.0.10) installed in my system. I tried to upgrade the firefox to the latest version. First I did, yum update firefox and got no packages ...
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Is it possible to have a seperate firefox profile for root?

There's a shared office PC that employees can use to surf / look up information on, etc. There are times when it would be convenient for me to use the same PC to check my email / log into secure ...
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Network connecting trouble shooting

I am trying to connect to the network of my school. With Windows 7 + IE it is not problem at all. I connect to it, no matter what web-page I try to reach, I get forwarded to ...
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How can I find out where the firefox bin is?

I am trying to add Firefox to my PATH like in this tutorial. I have Firefox in the Applications folder of my GUI on my mac book air. I am familiar with adding locations to my path. But I don't know ...
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On Debian Testing: How to get a recent Iceweasel Release (non-ESR) version without updating to Unstable?

I'm on Debian Jessie / testing. It currently has Iceweasel 17, but I would rather like to use a more recent release (Mozilla "Release" or "Firefox" 'channel' - currently Iceweasel 25). ...
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A Chromebook-like distro based on Firefox OS?

I'm wondering if it's possible to make an operating system distro based on the same principle as Firefox OS or ChromeOS. One which is basically a Gnu/Linux kernel / core of tools combined with ...
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WebGL in Firefox - Debian Squeeze

I'm trying to get working WebGL on Firefox without success, I tried forcing WebGL in the Firefox configuration and updating the Mesa drivers, but it's still not working. It's working on Opera, so the ...
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How to set firefox homepage from terminal?

I am trying to configure firefox from a script. I have already hit a wall establishing the deafault homepage. Found some old info what does not work anymore: echo ...
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Map a symbol to a specific key

I have the following problem: I use the intl variant of gb keyboard layout, i.e., what you get with: setxkbmap -layout gb -variant intl I use gmail in Firefox, and for some reason, the gmail ...
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Installing Firefox add-on globally without extracting the .xpi archive

Since the great -install-global-extension option was removed in Gecko 1.9.2 (for no obvious reason, as usual), copying the extension (as root) to /usr/lib/iceweasel/extensions/<appid> is now the ...
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Configure add-to-tranmission-daemon-action in firefox?

How do I configure firefox such that a clicked bittorent link is automatically added to a transmission daemon that runs on a remote machine? The transmission daemon is available via ...
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How can I recover suspended processes after restarting X?

I had several instances of Firefox running, which I suspended. I think I used 'the GUI' (KDE's System Activity), which I think is the same as kill -19. Normally this works fine - I can resume the ...
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firefox not displaying youtube videos correctly in Linux Mint 15 olivia

I'm running Linux mint 15 olivia, Xfce 32-bit version. I try to access youtube videos in the latest Firefox, but the videos displays incorrectly for some reason. I do have flash installed, but I see ...