Ubuntu FireFox default settings

My 8 month old grand daughter (future Ubuntu user) was apparently playing with the keyboard, and has changed all sorts of settings on Firefox. How do you reset Firefox back to default settings? I have searched and could only come up with fixes for windows :(

Ubuntu Firefox default settings for all new users

This is my first post on the Ubuntu forums, though I have used it and been aware of it for a little while.We run a tertiary campus (and other things) that is currently a Windows-only shop, but we are working on setting up a bunch of boxes to sit in the student library for them to go online and type ...

Ubuntu Firefox default settings problem and java

Hi, I'm new to linux. I've been working through all the setup and slowly learning. I upgraded to firefox1.5 but when I tried to set the hotkey for opening a browser, it opens the old version of firefox instead.Also, I can't get java to work in firefox. If there's any java applet in the page, it wont ...

Ubuntu Firefox Default Start Page Needed Improvements

On the default Home (Start) page shipping with Ubuntu 10.04, the default search page does not automatically position the cursor (active insertion bar) on the text entry box for the search field... AUTOMATICALLY.Note that the page, google.com DOES position the cursor on the text entry field automatic ...

Ubuntu Firefox Default Fonts. How to get something better?

For some odd reason, the default fonts Firefox uses in Ubuntu look much worse than the default fonts in Firefox used in Windows. (Note that I am not saying the Windows defaults are so good either...).In particular, characters do not appear crisp, their outlines look fuzzy and blurry.So the question ...

Ubuntu Changing Default Settings

When I click on a Powerpoint Presentation as an attachment received by email, I am given the option of viewing the attachment by KPresenter (default) or Other.I choose 'Other' assuming that Open Office Impress would be one of the choices available However instead I am directed to my home foldersHow ...

Ubuntu Firefox font settings

i just installed kde or kubuntu-desktop in my ubuntu intrepid ibex. After that, my default font settings in firefox has changed... now the fonts look small and crippled just like we see in konqueror ...I want my default font settings back into firefox.. can somebody post your default font settings o ...

Ubuntu Firefox lost settings

i just installed the meta package update for Firefox 1.0.3 and have also been having difficulties getting the new adobe flash player 10 beta 2 to work correctly in Firefox (keeps crashing the brwoser everytime i have it installed) but just after i removed the flash player most recently and tried to ...

Ubuntu firefox default pagestyle

Does anyone know how to set (change) the default pagestyle in firefox?I can select my desired pagestyle from the View > Page Style menu; however, this is reset every time I launch a new instance (i.e. new window) of firefox. I want my desired pagestyle to be implemented automatically whenever I l ...

Ubuntu firefox import settings

I am using firefox 4.0 under ubuntu 11.04 beta which I have just now installed. I want to import addons and settings from firefox 4.0 under ubuntu 10.10 (which is installed on a different partition).What is the best way to achieve this? Shall I simply copy .mozilla folder from the previous installat ...

Ubuntu firefox or settings?

I've been recently having an issue loading certain types of webpages; specifically those that include forms that text values are entered into (many of which are secure connections). I use firefox 3.6.15, running ubuntu 10.04. I have made a new user profile in firefox to no avail, and i am considerin ...

Ubuntu firefox default theme

I'm new to Ubuntu and hated the default firefox ubuntu-version theme. I don't like the old and outdated feeling that it gives me. I want to have the "real" firefox default theme. Where can I get it? I've been searching everywhere for hours without success :confused:The most similar (if not ...

Ubuntu firefox default profile crashes flash

When I use a new profile, firefox and youtube work fine.Any idea of how to fix my default profile? ...

Ubuntu Firefox default action for MS Office 2003 Files with Wine and MS Office 2007

I've ran into something rather odd. I've installed wine and Office 2007. If I am to open a office 2003 (doc) or office 2007 (docx) file, it will open wine and office 2007 to edit the file. This is the desired behaviour.If I am to open an office 2003 (doc) file in firefox, openoffice will be opened. ...

ssh, Trying to call a friends Ubuntu desktop, Default settings?

My friend is having trouble with vsftpd. I told him to install Openssh-Server. Set me up as a user on the desktop anding me to admin group and ssh group. He also ticked the Administrator box under my username setup. Then I got him to open port 22 on his router to his desktop i.p.It's not connecting ...

Ubuntu Firefox -- lost settings

Tonight when trying to bring up my homepage, Firefox grayed out and got stuck. (I've posted regarding that particular issue before, here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1151396)Ordinarily it comes out of that and goes back to normal within a few seconds to a couple of minutes, but this tim ...

Ubuntu FireFox Printer Settings - Revisit

I found this post a long time ago : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=869537It has to do with FireFox 3 not being able to save printer settings.There was never a conclusion or solution in that thread, but this is still a serious problem so I think we should revisit it.Basically, the problem i ...

Ubuntu Firefox default font size

I am using Ubuntu v8.04 and Firefox browser.The font fize in Firefox is very small, extremely hard to read.How do I change the font size of information on webpages that appear in Firefox? ...

Ubuntu Firefox Loose Settings Applied - Jagged Fonts

Actually i'm using OpenBox (Ubuntu 8.10 minimal install) tough in xubuntu 8.04 this problem happens as you can see on this threadhttp://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=843676I have tested Xubuntu 8.10 and everything works now, you apply the settings on xfce control panel and stays forever....I tou ...

Ubuntu Firefox default applications problem

I had vuze installed in my pc in a folder and using it and then I found out that there is a deb package. So I removed the folder and installed the deb package. Fortunately all the Vuze configuration info was saved. I just had to set gnome to open torrent files with Vuze from now on. But firefox does ...

Ubuntu Firefox default wallpaper directory

May anyone tell me if it's possible to change the default directory that wallpaper (i.e. the file "Firefox_wallpaper.png") is downloaded to when you choose to set something as wallpaper from Firefox? It currently downloads to my home directory.I like to keep my home directory very organize ...

Ubuntu Firefox default theme question

I've been playing around with my desktop theme and have found that I like the firefox theme that comes up when I have the Mist Icon set the most but I like the ubuntu studio icons. Is there a way to keep firefox with the mist icons while using the Ubuntu studio set? ...

Ubuntu Firefox forgets settings

I have 8.04 version installed with Firefox 5 beta 5. This is the problem, I go to preferences and set say the option to show my windows and tabs from last time, and turn on the option to always show tabs. Then I close firefox that has a few tabs open. When I start it again, it opens only one tab (my ...

Ubuntu restore default settings

I was using xubuntu 9.04 and recently installed xubuntu 10.04. I have / partition of size 20GB, swap 1GB and /home of size 80GB. I have only formatted / and install 10.04. I restored the user and member information from my 9.04 to 10.04. When I logged into 10.04, it see my old (9.04) desktop setting ...

Ubuntu Firefox default application

I am using Firefox 3.5 as my primary web browser in Kubuntu 9.04 and my biggest problem about is the integration with the mime types defined in the system. When i download a file with firefox it does not know with which application it should be opened. This problem exists since the Firefox 3.0 versi ...

Ubuntu Desktop Default settings

Hi, was wondering if there was anyway I can reset my desktop back to default settings? I have seem to have screwed up my desktop settings without realising what I have done and I cant seem to find any option.I do have CompizConfig installed.Cheers.I found a fix just incase anyone has had the same is ...

Ubuntu change default settings for new users

So, I have created a ubuntu ltsp environment.The deal is I want to remove and add certain application for all users. I dont want to have to create a user then spend an hour setting up there applications.I read about /etc/skel but it only adds files not applications?Is there a way to create a default ...

Ubuntu Firefox default application.

I want to use Audacious as the default mp3 player in Firefox.When I select "other" from the preferences/applications list the file browser opens and i have no idea where to find it.I'm still have no clue how to understand the way Linux stores everything so I don't know where it would be ke ...

Ubuntu FFMPEG Default Settings

Any way to adjust ffmpeg's default settings so that when you use it in the terminal you wont have 64 bit audio as the defualt and you wont also have to type long strings to convert audio? ...

Ubuntu Firefox Bookmarks, Settings, etc. Disappear after Update

If you've recently updated your Dell Ubuntu 8.04, you may have noticed that your bookmarks and other settings have disappeared.To restore your settings, you need to do the following:Open up Terminal (Accessories->Terminal)Copy-and-paste the following, one line at a time, hit Enter after each line ...