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Debian - Firefox is Very Slow, Chromium is Very Fast

I'm working on a fresh install of Debian Wheezy, running Firefox 28.0 64-bit (although I've also tried 17.0). FF does not have any plugins installed, and all about:config is set to default. Firefox ...
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Firefox will not exit properly

I'm running Firefox 27.0.1 on debian 7.2 and if I close firefox, wait, then start it up again it complains that it's already running somewhere. I have to first killall firefox before running it again ...
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Thunderbird write window not in focus

I'm running Thunderbird 24.3 on Debian 7 and sometimes when I click on 'Write' and it opens up a new window it's not in focus and my keystrokes are sent to the main Thunderbird screen not the new ...
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1answer
134 views

Raspbian - Build Firefox from sources

I've tried building Firefox from sources on my raspberry pi using the following commands but starting firefox produces this error: -bash: /usr/bin/firefox: can't execute this file. (translated ...
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How to install the real Firefox on Raspian?

Raspian uses Iceweasel instead of Firefox. However, it lacks plugin support and most of my favorites don't work. I've tried this guide but I'm getting the following error (manually translated): Error ...
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1answer
782 views

Firefox on ARM debian

I am trying to get firefox compiled on my arm cubieboard (Installed with Cubieez, a Debian wheezy armhf distribution), using apt-src, and the ubuntu quantal main source repository. apt-src -bi ...
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189 views

Debian Testing installs Iceweasel ESR (severely outdated)?

I just reinstalled Debian Testing, and for some reason, instead of Iceweasel 25, I have 17. The installed and candidate versions are both 17.0.9esr-1~deb7u1. apt-get update && apt-get upgrade ...
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906 views

Xtube videos don't play on Debian

Youtube works fine, Xtube doesn't stream. Not sure how I go about troubleshooting this, obviously flash is installed because Youtube works. Using firefox 19.0.2 -- How can I check for upgrades to ...
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firefox (xulrunner, libmozjs) versioning scheme in Debian

I have firefox installed from mozilla's tar.gz in /usr/local. I should upgrade libmozjs and xulrunner from exprimental with the regular aptitude update && aptitude upgrade command sometimes. ...
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1answer
871 views

How to get back to the default look of Firefox (Iceweasel) UI on CrunchBang?

I've just installed CrunchBang and I'm exploring the default Firefox front end called Iceweasel. However, the UI of it seems to be tweaked to be Windows-friendly. Instead of the familiar "File Edit ...
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Iso_level3_shift key not working in Firefox (Linux)

Under Firefox (Firefox 3.6 and Iceweasel 10.0.9), my Iso_level3_shift key (= "Alt Gr" key) is not working. That means that on my azerty keyboard, I can't press some characters like @, |, and so on, ...
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252 views

Persistent data in Tor browser bundle?

What sort of persistent data is generated by bundled Tor? I recently did an experiment using the Tor Browser Bundle for GNU-Linux. I created two directories, A and B, and placed an identical copy of ...
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1answer
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How do I make firefox's pagedown just go to the next page

I'm running Debian on a 400MHz machine, so everything's quite slow. When I press PgDn, I see two or three flashes of what the page should look like as it's scrolling down to the next page (I assume ...
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Install Firefox 13.0.1 on Debian Squeeze

I have some problem installing Firefox 13.0.1 (latest from official site) on my fresh Debian 6.0.5 installation. What i did: Removed iceweasel, unzipped firefox*.tar.bz2 into /opt/ Created symlink ...
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1answer
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How to get flash on Firefox 11 in Debian Squeeze?

I have just started dabbling in Debian and I really love Firefox. I have Firefox installed, but I can't figure out how to get Flash in Firefox. All of the online guides I have tried lead to one dead ...
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Debian: Firefox or Iceweasel default printer for POS station - web application

Context Using Debian 6.04 "Squeeze" as POS station. Needs to prints to receipt printer from web app. There are two printers installed: Network printer [ default ] and a receipt printer. It ...
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1answer
304 views

Iceweasel 8.0 extremely sluggish in Debian Squeeze

My installation of Iceweasel is extremely sluggish in Debian Squeeze. CPU usage by /usr/bin/Xorg seems to spike when doing very simple things like switching empty tabs, opening new tabs, scrolling. ...
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122 views

Something weird happening with my Iceweasel tabs

What's going on with my Iceweasel tabs?
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1answer
572 views

Firefox not starting after upgrading to 8.0.1 on Debian Lenny box

I upgraded to Firefox 8.0.1 on my Debian Lenny box and now Firefox won't start at all. I downloaded the installer in /var/username/Desktop, extracted it to /usr/local and created a symbolic link to ...
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3answers
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newer version of Iceweasel on Debian Squeeze

I'd like to install as recent Firefox/Iceweasel as possible (for instance one that supports SVG images) on Debian Squeeze (stable). I don't mind installing testing packages if that's what it takes. I ...
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How to install the real Firefox on Debian?

Debian 6 ("Squeeze") uses a rebranded version of Firefox called Iceweasel. It, however, lacks plugin support, and most of my favorites don't work. So what is best way to install the "real" Firefox on ...
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1answer
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Where can I find Firefox 5 .deb packages for Debian Wheezy (testing)?

I'd like to install Firefox 5 for Debian Wheezy (testing). Where can I find suitable .deb packages (unofficial is fine)?
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Errors compiling Firefox on Debian

I want compile Firefox on Debian so I create .mozconfig like: mk_add_options MOZ_OBJDIR=@TOPSRCDIR@/ff-dbg ac_add_options --enable-application=browser ...and now use this command to compile ( ...
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Is it possible to find Firefox 4 packaged with all necessary libraries?

I am on a work computer that is on debian etch and I need Firefox 4. I am not sudo. I have successfully installed Firefox 3.6 with the necessary libraries locally before but since I lost that folder I ...
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1answer
791 views

Real player plugin for Linux

What is the best way to install a plugin capable of playing real videos for Debian Linux? In particular I want this web page to run correctly under Iceweasel and Chrome: ...
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howto install firefox + dependencies on debian without root privileges

I have a problem installing Firefox without root privileges. Mozilla says the following: Firefox will not run at all without the following libraries or packages: * GTK+ 2.10 or higher * GLib 2.12 ...
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Firefox Furigana Injector on Debian

I'm using Iceweasel (un/rebranded Firefox) 3.5.9 on Debian (amd64). I want to use the "Furigana Injector" plugin. I installed it via the Tools -> Add-ons menu item (version 1.3), and restarted ...
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How can I run certain programs without the debug/status window, such as Firefox from the command line?

firefox in Debian maps to iceweasel and invokes the program, however how can I get rid of the debug/status window and force it to act the same way as if I clicked on it in Applications -> Internet ?
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depends but it is not going to be installed - debian

I'm using debian lenny (stable). I'm trying to downgrade firefox (iceweasel) 3 to latest 2. I uninstalled iceweasel, created pin, added etch repo, updated apt... and i'm getting: apt-get install ...
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1answer
280 views

downgrading firefox3 (iceweasel) to 2 in debian lenny

How do i downgrade iceweasel 3 to 2 in lenny? I tried to use pinning but i think something went wrong (maybe with version i wrote in /etc/apt/preferences) and now 'there's no package available' when i ...
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Firefox Flash & Quicktime plugins under Debian and OpenSolaris?

Please excuse this newbie question: I've got installations of Debian 5 and OpenSolaris 2009.06, both of which have Firefox 3.5.3 setup and running. Unfortunately: 1.Firefox under Debian can't play ...