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What are these characters Ö and Þ supposed to be and how do I configure firefox to load them properly?

tl;dr: My internet browser is not configured properly so characters are not loading properly. I am using the default Firefox 24.0 in Linux Mint 16, and have not installed any typesetting software. I ...
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1answer
70 views

Linux Mint Firefox Freezing all day long

I'll be on some basic websites and then firefox will just freeze. I click the x on the top right and it asks me to save and quit and that works. It closes. I then reopen. This cycle has been my ...
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57 views

Force Firefox to Ignore GTK Theme?

Latest Firefox, 26, on Mint 16 MATE. Firefox is using the system GTK theme, and it looks bad. How can I tell Firefox to ignore the system theme and do it's own thing? ui.use_native_colors is false ...
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1answer
559 views

Linux Mint performance issues in VirtualBox

I've recently installed Linux Mint 15 on VirtualBox on a Windows 8 host. Everything seems OK, but I have severe problems with performance of Firefox on it. Sites display with delay and the keyboard ...
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3answers
627 views

Why does Linux get slow? [closed]

I've read on this page (http://www.whylinuxisbetter.net/) benefits of a Linux system and it says that it doesn't get slow by time (in contrary to Windows), but mine does. Also, I've noticed that after ...
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1answer
147 views

Changes to about:config on Firefox on all computer users

I have a system (Linux Mint) with multiple users and I want them to have the same about:config values and parameters. If I change about:config in one user, will it be reflected to the other users' ...
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1answer
172 views

Where in the user profile are the Firefox search engine choices stored?

We have a large number of user profiles that were created on Ubuntu 10.04 and they had access to Google as a choice in the search bar and Google was the provider for queries typed into the super bar. ...
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109 views

Firefox - Middle click yields unexpected behaviour

When I middle click anywhere on a page other than a link, it'll take me to a page that I've already been at since opening Firefox, and keep doing it every time I middle-click something that isn't a ...
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2answers
806 views

Firefox for Linux hacked (malware)

I'm running Linux Mint, with Firefox 12.0 (Mozilla Firefox 1.0 for Linux Mint). I also have one Firefox extension installed: Live HTTP headers. I am not using Firefox Sync. Whenever I go to any ...
2
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1answer
183 views

How to prevent firefox from updating

I have firefox 3.6.x in Mint Linux. For physical problems -- eyes and color, I want to keep this version and not do any updates ever to it. I don't know if it is a firefox or linux issue, but ...
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1answer
214 views

Firefox keep the old version after update

Recently I wanted to update my firefox. First I uninstall it: sudo apt-get remove firefox Add the mozilla repository to sources.list https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-mozilla-daily/+archive/ppa Then ...
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1answer
1k views

Disable duck search engine in Firefox on Linux mint

I hate that duck search engine in firefox on Linux Mint. I want to use google search instead when I enter something in the address bar. I'm not talking about the small searchengine bar on the right ...
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1answer
351 views

Linux Mint 12 - Firefox keyboard shortcut bug

The Ctrl+a (select all shortcut) does not work in Firefox on Linux mint 12; I mean if you highlight a textbox (for example in google.com the box where you enter the search keyword ), enter some text ...
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How to remove distro-specific “branding” from Firefox in Linux Mint

I just switched from Ubuntu to Mint and I'd like to remove the mint branded Google custom search "feature" which does some strange things to the styling of the results page. I went into synaptic and ...
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2answers
3k views

Remove Firefox Custom Search

I am using Linux Mint 10. I would like to how to remove Google custom search results page in Firefox. I would like to have standard Google search results page instead of custom search.
2
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3answers
4k views

Problems with Moonlight on Linux Mint

I am just started to using Linux Mint. I wanted to view a Microsoft Silverlight page, but, i needed Microsoft Silverlight. Microsoft redirected me, with my FireFox on Linux Mint, to Moonlight. I ...