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SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER particular website

I am a relatively new user to linux (< 3 years) and am having this issue on a MacBook Air running Ubuntu Mate with Firefox. Fortunately the IT helpdesk at my university is incredibly helpful and ...
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How to watch discovery.com videos on Linux?

I can't get Discovery videos to play at all in Linux. For example, in Chromium version 47.0.2526.106: Run chromium --incognito https://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/mythbusters/videos/final-season-...
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Is there a OS-wide sound normalisation software compatible with Linux mint 18? [on hold]

Well VLC have sound normalisation and that's cool but I like to have an OS-wide implementation of it, it is mostly for web browser videos but still... Or is there sound normalisation add-on for ...
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Why is Firefox so slow over SSH?

I try to launch Firefox over SSH, using ssh -X user@hostname and then firefox -no-remote but it's very very slow. How can I fix this? Is it a connection problem?
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Debian No D-BUS running

I have a python script which run firefox on Debian from selenium import webdriver url = '...' driver = webdriver.Firefox() driver.get(url) When I run say this Does anyone have any idea?
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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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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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Nvidia Geforce 210 Chrome and Firefox hardware acceleration in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Xubuntu 14.04 LTS running on my PC which has a Nvidia Geforce 210 GPU.I'm using the recommended proprietary Nvidia 340.96 driver from nvidia-340.I have checked that H.264 hardware acceleration ...
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Debian Kde Iceweasel/Firefox: setting custom protocols handlers

I recently switched from Ubuntu 10.04 gnome to Debian wheezy Kde. Everythings work fine, except to the Iceweasel/firefox custom protocols! I added komodo.protocol in my ~/.kde/share/services with: [...
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firefox -private sometimes opens a non-private window

This command will open firefox in the private browser mode correctly firefox -private & However this command is only opening firefox in regular browser mode. firefox -private& What is ...
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browser script (automation)

I want to make Mozilla to run as soon as my pc is on. when Mozilla is open it must be redirected to my internet service provider site and must click on a specific field in that site to enable my login....
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CentOS, how to watch YouTube videos with Mozilla Firefox?

I'm currently using a CentOS Linux release 7.2.1511 (Core) operating system on a Dell machine. I've been trying to watch YouTube videos with Mozilla Firefox ESR 45.1.1, but it never worked. ("It's ...
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Bash check if firefox use internet

I want to check how much internet use Firefox with a shell script. Here I found good examples to see performances. #!/bin/sh free -m | awk 'NR==2{printf "Memory Usage: %s/%sMB (%.2f%%)\n", $3,$2,$3*...
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Devilspie2 only detects Firefox windows on a restart; how can I fix this?

I'm trying to use devilspie2 to detect when a Firefox window is opened, and remove its window decorations when it does. This works, but only if the window is already open when devilspie2 is started; ...
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how to make firefox read stdin

echo '<h1>hello, world</h1>' | firefox cat index.html | firefox These commands don't work. If firefox can read stdin, I can send html to firefox via pipe. Is it possible to make firefox ...
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How to change dropdown color in Firefox on Ubuntu?

I've updated Firefox recently, and the background color of the suggestions dropdown menu has changed from white to dark-gray (desktop theme default). How do I change it back to white? I've created a ...
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Firefox title bar doesn't go away in fullscreen mode

I just upgraded Iceweasel to Firefox 45.2.0 (with apt-get dist-upgrade) on my computer which runs Debian 8 (Stable). When I switch to fullscreen the window title bar doesn't go away. I didn't have ...
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Firefox on high resolution displays: decrease size?

I am running Firefox 46.0.1 on a laptop with a 2560x1440 display. To have approximately the same size (text, ...) compared to my desktop computer I forced a dpi of 150. In Chrome (& Chromium), ...
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Where can I find firefox log file?

Where can I find firefox log file on Centos 6? Unfortunately, firefox doesn't write its log in /var/log/message .
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How to measure Firefox's startup time?

I would like to measure how much time it takes for some softwares to start. I know the command time but in the case of firefox (iceweasel for me on Debian), this command prints only the time I let ...
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Firefox issue on aws

I have followed same steps mentioned in this link When I enter ./firefox I get following error cd firefox [root@ip-172-31-9-218 firefox]# ./firefox XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /var/lib/jenkins/jobs/...
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How to schedule run shell script that opens Firefox [duplicate]

I have the shell script which opens Firefox and launches macros in it (I use a Firefox add-on called Imacros to create macros). The content of my shell script named house.sh is like that: firefox ...
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How to set window size and location of an application on screen via command line?

I want Firefox window to be opened in a specific size, and location on screen using a shell command, for example: firefox myfile.html size 800x600 location bottom-left Is there such a command?
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How to disable JavaScript key events (and theft) in Firefox by websites?

I use Mozilla Firefox to browse the web. When I look at a site and wish to search text on the page, I use the slash / character to initiate incremental search (which is the default Firefox behaviour)....
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cURL and Iceweasel disagree about TLS certificate validity, despite same CA

On Debian Jessie 8.4 GNU/Linux, I am experiencing a certificate validation inconsistency between Iceweasel (Debian's derivative of Firefox) and cURL in relation to the URL https://profile.mensa.org.uk/...
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How to install Aurora (Firefox) on Debian?

How to install the latest Firefox build (called Aurora) on Debian unstable? Are there any packages or repositories?
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Removing Unknown Printer

I ran hp-setup from the hplip package to install an HP Officejet 6700 connected to the network. The setup program crashed on the first attempt, and succeeded the second time. The issue I'm having is ...
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How to customize fonts used by firefox by changing the gtk config files?

I am trying to change the fonts of all gtk2/gtk3 programs manually by editing the files ~/.gtkrc-2.0 for gtk2 and ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini. However firefox doesn't seem to recognize those ...
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No sound in HTML5 videos (Firefox/Chromium)

I use mageia, and I'm struggling a lot when I want to watch some videos on web in html5: the video runs fine, but the sound doesn't play. I've searched in web, and in most cases, the problem seems to ...
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headless firefox failed on aws amazon linux

I have followed the procedures as described in [https://lambda-linux.io/blog/2015/01/28/announcing-firefox-browser-support-for-amazon-linux/ However, when I tried to start up firefox, I am still ...
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What does “firefox --recording-output <file>” do?

Firefox 46.0 has two "flags" called --recording and --recording-output. I've searched the net and nothing was said about them. Also I tried it myself - didn't notice a change.
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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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Check in pure bash that the download is complete

short story is, I probably need a simple loop in bash which checks periodically whether the size of a given file has changed or not since last checked. Long story, I will be downloading a file ...
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Can't test Java installation as normal user

I have installed java and firefox. root@localhost:/home/debian# java -version java version "1.8.0_45" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_45-b14) Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (build 25.45-b02, ...
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UI freezes when I open many tabs in browser

When I open many tabs on browser, UI completely freezes. In some cases I press Ctrl+Alt+F1 twenty or thirty times, after 15 minutes UI unfreeze, I switch to text terminal, kill browser and after that ...
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Setting XDG_CACHE_HOME Breaks Firefox Installation

In my .bashrc I set my XDG_CACHE_HOME variable to "~/.cache/". This breaks my Firefox installation, telling me that it cannot load my profile. Without this line, Firefox loads properly. I have ...
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Firefox error message when adding client certificate signed by CA

I'm getting this message when I'm trying to add a certificate to Firefox's "your certificate tab". I generated and signed it before by a server which also is a CA. Failed to decode the file. ...
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Firefox errors when running from terminal

When I run Firefox from the terminal in, I receive many errors. I am quite new to Linux but I suspect that they have to do with my plug-ins. Does anybody know what could be causing this and how I ...
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How do I change the font in Chrome or Firefox?

I'm using Arch Linux with i3 window manager, and Chrome and Firefox seem to be the only things that won't take the GTK font that I've selected. When I try to change the font in either browser, it ...
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Should suspended application in the background (by ctrl+z) still run or should it stop running?

I run Firefox with command xinit /path/to/firefox/binary and it opens a display with Firefox running on it. Then I push Ctrl +Alt+F1 to go back to console and then I push Ctrl+z to suspend the ...
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I have trouble analysing the cause of this (firefox) segfault

When executed within a minimal (unprivileged) LXC container, firefox segfaults (other graphical applications work fine). I'am unable to find the exact cause of this segfault (which is most likely due ...
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How to install latest flash player for Iceweasel/Firefox

How does one install the latest version of Adobe's Flash Player for Iceweasel/Firefox?
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Firefox substitute wrong fallback font with normal weight

Why this strange behavior is happening and how to fix it? Details: I have configured fallback Glagolitic font in fonts.conf: <alias> <family>sans-serif</family> <...
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Keep GNU/Linux Desktop System on while downloading

how to keep the GNU/Linux Desktop System on --( ignoring suspend session from Desktop Environment setting ie. KDE )-- while download in progres in firefox, uget or etc? is there any add-on for ...
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How to change a search engine in Firefox 33.0 in openSUSE 13.2?

I want to change the search engine in my Firefox to DuckDuckGo. I cannot find such option in the Preferences. From what I remember I've seen such an option in other Linux distributions inside ...
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Why backspace doesn't go to the previous page in firefox/xfce4?

I have a big problem, when I hit backspace while web browsing with firefox under xfce4 debian it doesn't go to the previous page like it's used to do under windows, any idea how to fix this annoying ...
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WebGL not working with Firefox, Intel HD graphics, ArchLinux, and Thinkpad T540p

Is anyone having issues getting webGL to work on Firefox? https://get.webgl.org/ It was working 1-2 months ago, but is now broken. Works fine on Chromium. I set webgl.force-enabled; to true, but no ...
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How can I restart firefox from commandline?

How can I restart firefox from commandline (in linux) such that it restores the previous state completely (or as much as possible) after restart? Sure, I can do something like killall firefox; firefox,...
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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 Mozilla'...
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How to change Firefox language?

I have a Scientific Linux on my notebook (installed with German language). I installed Firefox with a simple "yum install firefox". But I need Firefox with Hungarian language. How can I configure ...