Questions tagged [firefox]

A free and open source web browser created by Mozilla.

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Firefox touch scrolling

Firefox 67, Pop!_OS 18.04 When I try to scroll using my touchscreen, it just highlights whatever I hover over. It works fine in Chromium and in Chrome. I've been told to change dom.w3c_touch_events....
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nix package manage: can't install firefox

Tried to install firefox, at first the dependent packages were installed correctly. But at the end I got the following errors: $nix-env -i firefox-67.0.1 ... post-installation fixup Moving /nix/store/...
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KDE Neon 18.04 - Firefox not setting as default browser

I did a clean install of KDE Neon this week and I noticed Firefox is not really set as default. When I go in system settings I see it is set. When I open a .html file or click on a link, it opens ...
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Is Firefox now biting Google? Specifically, domains like adservice.google.com?

E.g. using the uMatrix extension to Firefox, one can see that third-party websites often pull in content from multiple Google-owned domains. These domains include adservice.google.com (and adservice....
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Kiwix: Browser plugin does not save config

I am using the Kiwix plugin downloaded today on Lubuntu-18.04 in Firefox and Chromium. For both Firefox and Chromium the browser plugin does not save the configuration, so I have to point the plugin ...
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MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_REQUIRED_TLS_FEATURE_MISSING

I updated Firefox to version 67.0, and after the customary fights like getting the tabs on the right spot, I found I couldn't connect to stackoverflow anymore (or to the redhat bugzilla). I get ...
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Use shellscript to open url in Browser and rename tab title

I can open a url in Chrome using: google-chrome "${Url}" But can I also rename the tab that gets opened. Purpose, I am opening multiple tabs, from a same website with slightly different url but all ...
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Firefox 67 Bookmarks Toolbar disappeared [migrated]

I have a problem: my bookmarks toolbar disappeared in Firefox 67. I have the "Bookmarks Toolbar" option checked and i tried to drag "Bookmarks menu" from Customize on the dash, but it is just not here....
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MediaRecorder: Audio becomes very fast after start again and again

I have used MediaRecorder in one of my project, in starting questions recording is working fine. But after done recording for 4-5 questions, it become very fast on each recording and voice is totally ...
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Installation of Firefox on Alpine Linux

I'm trying to install Firefox on Alpine Linux. I ran $ sudo apk add firefox And a few hundred MBs later, it installed. However, when I ran firefox, it crashed with symbol not found errors and ...
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Setup Automation - Firefox and Addons

I am improving my setup script for new installs and want it to include setting up firefox. One big problem I found is, that it is not possible to install addons via CLI that automatically get updated ...
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firefox extensions in the repository: what is the reason/purpose?

What is the reason why to package (thus spend time and resources) Firefox extensions in the Arch Linux repository[1] ? Honestly I can see only one good reason: the kiosk case, where everything except ...
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Firefox address bar suggestions are shown on the second monitor

I am currently using Linux Mint 19.1 $ cat /etc/os-release NAME="Linux Mint" VERSION="19.1 (Tessa)" ID=linuxmint ID_LIKE=ubuntu PRETTY_NAME="Linux Mint 19.1" VERSION_ID="19.1" HOME_URL="https://www....
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buggy font rendering on browsers

hello I am running arch with everything updated here is the problem firefox 66.0.3 chromium 73.0.3683.103 opera 60.0.3255.27 zoomed firefox with Allow pages to choose their own fonts, ...
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Evince not showing up as PDF viewer in Firefox (installed via snap)

I installed the newest Firefox version on my Debian 9.8 machine. Now I would like to use evince as my default PDF viewer but whenever I try to select it in the "use other" dialog of the corresponding ...
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Nginx + php7.1-fpm - connection using Firefox returns php file instead of result of its execution

I have nginx (1.10.3-1+deb9u2) on Debian 9.6. I have installed php7.1-fpm from external repository (sury.org). I have simple php file executing phpinfo() function (and nothing more), simply to see if ...
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Why do the copied text from Firefox keep its format as in web page?

For example, I copy some hyperlink as text to Wikipedia visual edit page, it exactly keeps all formats include the bold, hyperlink, etc. I try to use xsel | hd read the clipboard just get plain text ...
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Firefox Quantum 66 ignoring CSS styling in dropdown menu

I have noticed in my Firefox browser running on Linux Mint 18.2 that Firefox will ignore CSS stylings for dropdown menus, and instead defaults to what looks like system themes. This issue is not ...
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Server Error in '/' Application [closed]

Im getting this strange error: Server Error in '/' Application. Details: To enable the details of this specific error message to be viewable on remote machines, please create a <customErrors> ...
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Alt-Grab with Firefox

It is possible to grab regular X clients and move them around by left-clicking on the client while pressing the left Alt key. Same for resizing with Alt-RMB. Firefox clients however seem to completely ...
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Firefox -createprofile “example” doesn't create profile [Centos 7.6]

I am trying to create new profile via Terminal for firefox and am using this command: firefox -createprofile 'profile' It looks like everything is fine, but I can't find any new file by using ls | ...
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Firefox has stopped outputting HTML5 audio

Firefox 65.0.1 (64-bit) has suddenly stopped playing all HTML5 audio. (Videos play but there is no audio output.) Audio still works in Flash applications and HTML5 audio works as expected in other ...
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Firefox and Eclipse don't recognize the proxy on RHEL

I have a proxy configuration in .bashrc http_proxy=http://my-company-proxy.com:80 https_proxy=https://my-company-proxy.com:80 export http_proxy export https_proxy If I try to access the external ...
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Firefox tabs in the title bar

Is it possible to put the Firefox tabs on the title bar when using KDE on Debian stable, similar to what happens on Windows? There's an option on about:config, browser.tabs.tabsintitlebar that ...
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A “systemic” slowdown - from firefox to other apps

The problem I'm describing has followed me from Mint 18.3 to Devuan ASCII (~= Debian Stretch), so it is likely not super-specific to a distribution. My typical desktop session has an IDE, two ...
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Upload device file in firefox

I would like to do a complete backup of a SSD partition to my cloud storage provider. I do not have enough disk space so I'm considering uploading the /dev/sda3 device file. Unfortunately, the ...
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Where apparmor stores information about profiles in enforce/complain mode?

Where does AppArmor store information about which profiles should be loaded on system start in enforce or complain mode? What happens when I do aa-enforce /etc/apparmor.d/usr.bin.firefox? My problem ...
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How can I stop webpages directing me to the mobile site (Firefox)?

I've recently started using Arch Linux on a Chromebook C201 (arm). However, when using Firefox, many websites seem to direct me to their mobile site, which is getting quite irritating. Perhaps they ...
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Firefox '3 bar' menu not opening / not functional [duplicate]

I've tried the following but none of them have worked: Starting in safe-mode. Refreshing Firefox. Using the default theme (I already was). Disabling hardware acceleration. Running Firefox from ...
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Where to define proxy environment variables for firefox started via desktop links in lxde/debian9?

I'm trying to set the system-wide http_proxy environment variables (automated by a shell script) in such a way, that firefox uses them when executed from the LXDE start menu for all users. So far I ...
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Configure firefox without using the gui

in the context of automating the installation of a machine, I would like to configure firefox, specifically the proxy settings, from the command line, either by executing commands or by editing ...
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When i open firefox on kali linux, my computer freezes and i have to force restart [duplicate]

I went in /root/.mozilla and renamed firefox to firefox.old And that worked, but only once, after that every time i open firefox my computer freezes and i have to force restart, but everything else is ...
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How to disable audio sink notifications from Firefox on Cinnamon?

Using Firefox 64 with Cinnamon (4.0.8) on Arch Linux. Since upgrading to Firefox 62, I'm getting a system notification saying "input AudioIPC Server x%" whenever I start or stop playing media in ...
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How to use the system spell checker dictionary in Firefox?

I want to maintain one good dictionary system wide. Unfortunately there are many applications which use their own Hunspell dictionary. Finally it depends on the application and its outdated ...
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Firejailed Thunderbird, opening attachments

I am running both Firefox and Thunderbird in firejail, on Linux Mint 19.1. By coincidence, two people recently sent me emails with attached PDFs, but they were handled differently. The emails came ...
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github is not reachable from Chromium but is reachable from Firefox

I run on OpenSuse with Chromium Version 70.0.3538.110 (openSUSE Build) (64-bit) and Firefox Quantum 63.0.3 (64-bit). I am not under any proxy or VPN. When I type GitHub address in the chromium it says ...
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Clean way to run proper file manager from Firefox on Linux

As many of mans known, currently solution with defaults.conf and mimetypes.cache does not work. Firefox currently uses D-bus to activate service org.freedesktop.FileManager1 to handle "Open ...
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Logging of uploaded files in firefox

Does firefox log which files have been uploaded via a webinterface, and if yes, how can I access that log?
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Cairos's configure output: Is it enough for Firefox?

I intend to compile Firefox from the source. For that, I do need to compile GTK. And for that, I do need to compile Cairo. After solving some of Cairo's dependencies, I was able to run the configure ...
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How to give each Firefox profile its own application icon in Plasma

I'm running KDE on Arch Linux. I have the following two .desktop files. [Desktop Entry] Comment=First Profile Exec=firefox --no-remote -P First %u GenericName=Firefox First Profile Icon=/path/to/...
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Monitoring CPU% of Tabs in Firefox

Sometimes, when I have numerous tabs open in Firefox, one of those tabs will start consuming a lot of CPU%, and I want to know which tab is the culprit. Doing this is a very manual process for which I'...
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Do the Firefox children processes correspond to number of tabs?

I am running Firefox Quantum 63.0.3 (32-bit) on Ubuntu. In output of htop command (sorted by Command name) I see the following I see 6 children process below the original firefox process. What do ...
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Developing Mozilla Firefox for Linux on Windows

I would like to make some contribution to Mozilla Firefox (with the little C++ I know). Can I build, run and debug Firefox for Linux using WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) ? If yes, should I install ...
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firefox-locale-en not removed after apt purge firefox

I've just installed Linux Mint (Tara) on an old laptop. One of the first things I've done is removing Firefox using sudo apt purge firefox and installing Chromium. Now, after doing sudo apt ...
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Broken fonts after upgrading Firefox ESR to latest Firefox

I'm facing font issue after updating Firefox ESR to latest Firefox on Debian Stretch. Following top voted comment on this Reddit question I set up unstable repository, removed firefox-esr and ...
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How to enable cookies for specific site in Firefox using command line?

I have application embedded in Firefox and it is installed on Linux(Fedora) machine. We have disabled cookies and other user controls (Right click, menu access etc.) Now there is one site which ...
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Exclude chrome/firefox from top command output

How can I exclude Chrome/Firefox processes from top command output? It's just too messy with them in there, and it isn't important for me to see them there.
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AppArmor prevent program from reading dirs/files I haven't explicitly allowed?

I don't want programs to be able to read my whole home directory. For example, I'd like to have firefox's read ability restricted to: owner @{HOME}/Downloads/ r, owner @{HOME}/Downloads/** rwk, owner ...
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AppArmor “Multiple definitions for hat sanitized_helper” Error Running Firefox Profile in Enforce Mode

I've made myself an AA profile and am trying to run in enforce mode: aa-enforce /usr/bin/firefox is giving me ERROR: Multiple definitions for hat sanitized_helper in profile (null) exist,bailing ...
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How to add a new profile entry to Firefox's profiles.ini using a script?

Firefox uses a text file named ~/.mozilla/firefox/profiles.ini to hold a list of profiles. The entries look similar to this: [Profile0] Name=default IsRelative=1 Path=default Default=1 ... [...