Firefox DISABLING ability to browse Files Folders

Asked by Snooper on 2018-11-29

Thursday November 29, 2018. Why is the Mozilla Firefox Browser Repeatedly Disabling the ability of the 'Files' program to be opened, and Preventing the ability to either search the Files Folders on the Ubuntu Operating System, its user /Home OR any Flash Drive?

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Snooper (ghos282) said : #1

Requiring constant System Restarts to regain that capability.

Use nautilus to browse files, not FIrefox

Snooper (ghos282) said : #3

If the Icon on the Unity Launchbar marked 'Files' is called 'nautilus' Then That Is Precisely What the Newest Incarnation of Firefox is DISABLING from functioning!!

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #4

What happens if you experience this firefox problem, then open a terminal window and issue the command

nautilus

?

Furthermore, for diagnostic purposes, what is the output of the commands
uname -a
lsb_release -crid
apt-cache policy firefox nautilus
df -h | grep '^/dev/'
free -m

Snooper (ghos282) said : #5

"What happens - if you experience this firefox problem, then open a terminal window - and issue the command"

Now that firefox has had an upgrade: still waiting for this behavior to repeat.
The point was, that it was disabling Native Ubuntu 'Files' ( nautilus) functionality.
I DO NOT use Firefox for the Function of searching my files and directories.
How would that even be possible?
How did you come to that hypothesis?

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #6

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