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Questions tagged [firefox]

A free and open source web browser created by Mozilla.

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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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Launching Firefox from application launcher with “TZ=UTC” stopped working

I had a launcher for firefox with command TZ=UTC firefox. Suddenly it stopped working, I think after I did pacman -Syu (I only clicked again much later so it could be something else). I am using arch ...
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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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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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Uninstalling firefox-esr on Debian 9.3 installs thunderbird and vice-versa

I have an older Intel Atom laptop on which I've recently installed the i386 version of Debian 9.3.1. I'm running it headless, and have no need for Firefox. Much to my surprise, when I did, sudo apt-...
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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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FireFox error: Server Not Found. Although I am connected to my own wifi and chrome on windows 10 works? [closed]

I've been getting this error lately, firefox just gives up and I instantly get the "server not found" (404) error. I've tried putting my wireless card in monitor mode then deactivating it, tried to ...
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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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Installing Firefox on EC2 using Lambda Linux Project

I'm trying to set up a nodejs+selenium server on ec2. I got node installed and working and I tried to set up Firefox using the tutorial here: https://lambda-linux.io/blog/2015/01/28/announcing-...
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Firefox - reading out urls of opened tabs from the command-line

I sometimes have quite a big range of tabs open in Firefox and I prefer it to save them to a file, rather then using the build-in bookmarks. Therefore I (manually) copy the urls from the about:...
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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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Gah. Your tab just crashed. How do I know what made the tab crash?

I am using Firefox Quantum (57.0.1) on Bunsenlabs Hydrogen (Debian Jessie with Openbox). For some pages, (namely, Panopticlick's result page), the tab start to load, and crash. All I then get to see ...
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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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Debian Kde Iceweasel/Firefox: setting custom protocols handlers

I recently switched from Ubuntu 10.04 gnome to Debian wheezy Kde. Everything's work fine, except to the Iceweasel/firefox custom protocols! I added komodo.protocol in my ~/.kde/share/services with: ...
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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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How to set fallback encoding to UTF-8 in Firefox?

I've written a Norwegian markdown document: $ file brukerveiledning.md brukerveiledning.md: UTF-8 Unicode text I've converted it to HTML using the markdown command: $ markdown > brukerveiledning....
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How can I make sure that Firefox doesn't use my GTK theme in the non-chrome part?

I'm using a dark GTK theme. The non-chrome part also uses my GTK theme, which is annoying because the buttons and inputs are black and many sites set the text color of them to dark grey so I can't ...
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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: libicui18n.so.58 cannot open shared object file

I just installed a fresh os with manjaro Linux i3-wm edition. I couldn't find Firefox by default so I installed it via pacman. Now when I run the Firefox command I get back: XPCOMGlueLoad error for ...
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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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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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How to fix Fontconfig error: failed reading config file

On Debian testing, whenever I run a browser from the terminal, I get four lines of the following error: Fontconfig error: failed reading config file This doesn't seem to cause any problems in any ...
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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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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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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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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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Firefox Quantum on Debian stretch font rendering problems

I install firefox «Quantum» 60.0.2 (64bits) on Debian GNU/Linux Stretch via snap, follow this and I have big font rendering problems with this version of Firefox. a screen cap of Jupyter Notebook ...
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How to use the Java plugin in Firefox 52 in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu Mate Xenial and can't find a way to run Java in Firefox 52.
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Firefox displaying input bars as black, equations in light gray

My Firefox is not displaying things correctly. Bars on websites for me to enter text in are usually displayed in black, entered text is dark gray-ish (i can view it when i mark it, but that's only a ...
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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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What is preventing Firefox from opening websites?

I solved my problem but I want to know what caused it for any future reference and better understanding. I have come across a strange behavior of Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04. I left office with my laptop ...
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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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Firefox errors when running from terminal

When I run Firefox from the terminal in, I receive many errors. I suspect that they have to do with my plug-ins. My terminal output: user@Basically-a-Toaster ~ $ firefox (process:3628): GLib-...
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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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Mathxl (MyMathLab) with Debian

Mathxl is a (expensive) platform I need to use for homework but I can't get it to work. (It's a white screen) The stated system requirements include Linux Ubuntu Firefox 46.0 to latest Which ...
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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 ...
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How to recover my Firefox bookmarks from an unbootable laptop

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 two months ago and encrypted my partitions using Luks. Everything worked fine until today when I couldn't boot into my system. However I managed to get a copy my home folder ...
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Set new default file manager for firefox in 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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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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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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Java plugin crashing in Firefox - Fedora 20

I have been wrestling with this for over a day now. I have a Fedora 20 physical system running Firefox 38.0.5. When I go to the java site to verify my version I get an error saying "The Java plugin ...
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What exactly does Ctrl+Shift+X do in Firefox (Linux)?

On pressing Ctrl+Shift+X in browser text fields, the text changes its alignment to the right, but it is not exactly the same as right align. The symbols do not follow the alignment, they even change ...
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Open Firefox twice (with same profile)

There are tons of resources that tell how to run several instances of Firefox in parrallel. I can't find any that tells me how to configure a command (on a command line, start menu item, or panel ...