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Firefox right click issue

As user pole mentioned above, the answer can be found here: mouse right click double clicks? In the Firefox address bar, type about:config. Go to ui.context_menus.after_mouseup and set it to true. ...
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Is it possible to get rid of the title bar for Firefox?

Since Firefox Quantum, the extensions mentioned in the accepted answer has been discontinued. However, as noted by Mehmet Hanoğlu since Firefox 60+, the feature is supported out of the box. To enable ...
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Firefox title bar and tabs merge

Hopefully this will fix it overtime with version 59 of Firefox. https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/11/firefox-nightly-adds-csd-option Update: In the latest update of Firefox (Quantum 60.0), this is now ...
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Why does Firefox keep creating a ~/Desktop folder?

You can set your $HOME directory as Desktop in xdg-user-dirs config file (~/.config/user-dirs.dirs). This can be done manually through text editor. Open this file: scratch-text-editor ~/.config/...
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Firefox doesn't remember the last download location in Loki

It is clearly related to pantheon-files, or at least in the file-chooser dialog. For example, if nautilus is defined as default file-manager in elementary os loki, firefox will display correct ...
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Firefox Context Menus are weird and don't work correctly

I don't know if this is an firefox bug or not but there are more topics about this Firefox right button on selected text start Inspect Tool not right button menu and Firefox right click issue Also ...
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Can't control Firefox media through the sound indicator or keyboard shortcuts

Firefox doesn't seem to be a MPRIS "provider" Spec: https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/mpris-spec/ Relevant Firefox bug: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1353652 Seems people ...
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Firefox right button on selected text start Inspect Tool not right button menu

I confirm the same behaviour, but don't believe it to be a Linux issue, rather a Firefox issue/setting upstream. Solution: Open new tab in Firefox and type about:config in the address bar. Accept ...
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Does Firefox or Chrome work on this O/S

Yes, they both work great on elementary. I'm using the beta of Firefox Quantum without issue and both the stable and dev version of Chrome. Again, they both run great. You can download Firefox from ...
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Firefox snap instead of default deb or flatpak

I believe it has to do with Ubuntu's repo for Firefox forcing snap and not with ElementaryOS. Here's how to add a Firefox repo and install it using apt: https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2022/04/how-to-...
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Freya crashes when exiting full-screen from youtube

I think both Chrome and Firefox use PPAPI, the pepper flash plugin so could be a compatibility issue with that. I would try looking in ~/.xsession-errors or ~/.xsession-errors.old if you have had to ...
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Did I install Firefox right and safely?

You actually did install Firefox the safe way inside the OS. However, you used the command line instead of a graphical frontend. So no worries, there is nothing wrong with your Firefox installation, ...
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Firefox title bar and tabs merge

The people behind Firefox seem to be working hard on client-side decoration, which will enable this feature without any extensions. Almost every day people are working out smaller and smaller issues. ...
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How can I roll back Firefox back to previous version?

I'm not sure if Sean Patterson's answer is enough to prevent it from being updated by the AppCenter in the future. Hence, I'd also mark the package as held back using ‘apt-mark’ command in terminal ...
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How can I roll back Firefox back to previous version?

Install Synaptic Package Manager sudo apt install synaptic launch the program and search for firefox select it, then select Package at the top select Force Version... from the pull down select ...
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How do I move the X (close) button on Firefox to the left?

There is a theme available which makes Firefox look more native to elementary OS: https://github.com/Zonnev/elementaryos-firefox
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Starting firefox installed via flatpak creates two icons in task bar

I had the same problem, but this Reddit thread explained the problem, pointing toward this answer to solve it. This is a generic problem with Flatpak apps. Follow the second link to solve the problem. ...
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Used AppCenter to download Mozilla Firefox, but Files shows no .tar or download

Alternatively you can also simply install it via Flatpak just by clicking on the "Install" button in the Flathub page for Firefox: https://flathub.org/apps/details/org.mozilla.firefox This ...
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Why Epiphany over Firefox?

Epiphany feels very slow compared to Firefox, even YouTube videos don't run smoothly on Epiphany(at least in my pc). The only downside to using Firefox was the UI design. By default, Firefox doesn't ...
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Why Epiphany over Firefox?

I always found Firefox to be unreasonably slow and resource demanding for basic web surfing: right now, it is using ten times the memory that Epiphany uses (I am looking at the system monitor with ...
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How do I install Firefox Developer Edition on ElementaryOS?

One option is to manual install it. 1. Download from the official website: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/developer/ I got the firefox-62.0b20.tar.bz2 2. Uncompress the archive content ...
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In pantheon-files, right click -> open with -> other applications displays a small window with a list of applications. How do I add a new entry to it?

I solved this -for Ardour files in my case- adding a %U to the Exec element in ~/.local/share/applications/ardour.desktop. As soon as I added the option to the command the application showed up in the ...
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In pantheon-files, right click -> open with -> other applications displays a small window with a list of applications. How do I add a new entry to it?

At the bottom of the list, click on "Other applications". In the dialog that appears click on "View all applications". Make sure the "set as default" box is ticked then double click on the "Firefox ...
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Making torrential my default torrent client

if you save the torrent file on your pc, then by going to the downloads folder and right-clicking it you can choose which application to open it with. There you should also(however I don't remember ...
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How should I uninstall/remove Adobe Shockwave Flash in elementary OS?

Open synaptic package manager -> find flashplugin-installer -> Mark for comeplete removal -> Apply.
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Title bars on Chrome and Firefox changed after update 1/20/17

This was part of a recent set of updates. The elementary GTK+ stylesheet was updated to make older (gtk2) applications look more like the new ones with the big header bars. Check their new blog post.
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Why is Software Updater making me install all these FIrefox language packs, even if I don't have Firefox installed?

The poster found a solution: sudo apt remove firefox-locale-*

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