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Broken package system in Linux Mint - Firefox looks like the culprit

Synaptic and the likes are giving me this error: You have 1 broken package on your system. I have tried to use the fix broken packages option but Synaptic simply crashes. It seems that Firefox ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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Remove green from Linux Mint browser

When I use Firefox in Linux Mint, everything has a kind of green shade to it. The monitor is fine. I'm guessing it's Mint branding. How do I remove it? Edit My original question wasn't clear - it's ...
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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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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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How can I run Firefox on Linux headlessly (i.e. without requiring libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0)?

I’ve got Dreamhost shared hosting, and I’m trying to run Firefox 3.0 on it headlessly for use with Selenium. When I try to run it (~/local/bin/firefox/firefox), I get the following error message: ...
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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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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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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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Firefox unable to access domains defined in /etc/hosts if Network Manager is disconnected from a network

For developing web sites, I define test domains in /etc/hosts : 127.0.0.1 example.org I can then access example.org in the browsers. However I when the Network Manager is not connected to any ...
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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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How to change a firefox option on a quick way (via shortcuts, command line,..)?

In Firefox we have two options at Firefox->Preferences->Preferences->Fonts and colors->Colors menu, Use system colors and Sites can use other colors. I would like keep the first one ...
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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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.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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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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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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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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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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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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Installing flash player for Firefox

I would like to install Flash player for Firefox on Linux. I downloaded the .tar.gz, and there are some compiled shared libraries. I am not sure how to make them work, and I am looking for a hint. ...
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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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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 ...