"Browser addon" is a generic term to cover both extensions to web browsers and plugins which are an older and more specific concept. Mostly used with regard to the Firefox web browser.

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Firefox addon: submit link to multiple social services/sites?

Is there any tool or Mozilla Firefox addon to submit links to social networking sites/services (such as Twitter, Facebook, Digg, Delicious, etc) with one click? Edit: The first time it is used, ...
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Screen capture program for Windows to capture scrolling content area of web page + other components of browser window

I am looking for something similiar to Free tool like Snagit which can capture scrolling Window? and Free Windows software for full-screen (including scrolling) screenshots, but also capable of ...
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How to recover lost add-ons in Firefox?

When I upgraded to Firefox 7, all my add-ons (except for a few) were lost. Is there any way I can recover those add-ons (or at least find out what add-ons I had installed before the upgrade broke ...
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Shortcut for expanding a collapsed tree in Tree-style-tab addon

In the firefox addon tree style tab ,is there a keyboard shortcut for expanding a collapsed tree?
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How to know which firefox addon is adding advertisement to all pages?

Recently I am noticing advertisement on every page I visit in Firefox. ( In chrome everything works fine ). Even in Stackoverflow/stackexchange I see advertisement ( Hover over text to see the advt) ...
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What's the relation between stand-alone flashplayer and browser plugin used to play flash?

Are they the same ? Is it possible that one has installed the stand-alone flashplayer(flashplayer.exe xx.swf works) but can't play the xx.swf in the browser?
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firefox add on problem

I have windows 7 and the newest version of mozilla. when i try to install the add-on vimperator for firefox i get an error message: Firefox could not install the file at ...
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GMarks is not displaying my bookmarks toolbar

I have GMarks set up and "Bookmarks Toolbar" as the toolbar label but my toolbar is empty. Why is this?
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Is there an existing web browser/tool to search for an image on a page, by alt or title?

Similar to hitting Ctrl + F to find text on a webpage does anyone know of a tool to find images? I'd like the same text search functionality ideally i.e. highlight the results and tab through the ...
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How to prevent/close duplicate tabs in Safari?

I have an extension for Firefox, "Close Repeated Tabs", and one for Chrome called "Tab Dupectomy"... but I really use Safari the most, and often have HUNDREDS of tabs open. I am desperate for a way ...
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Accessing blocked websites in a country with Internet censorship; preferably with whitelisting, to allow normal connection for non-blocked websites

I will be staying in a country that has Internet censorship in the near future (it's one of these countries: https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Internet_censorship#Substantial ) and I ...
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Thunderbird add-on to toggle mail notification?

The purpose would be to reduce "email notification distraction" in very simple way (e.g. for when I'm extra busy for a little while and do not want even the usual minor distractions). Shutting down ...
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How do I filter certain javascripts from running and not block them all on Drudge Report?

How do I block this particular "auto refresh" script on Drudge Report from running in my Firefox browser on Windows XP? var timer = setInterval("autoRefresh()", 1000 * 60 * 3); function ...
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How to enable specific extensions in Firefox private mode?

I'm planning to use time tracking plugins for my time spent on the web and would like the private browsing sessions to be counted in. In Chrome you can separately enable specific plugins in ...
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right-click “mouse gestures” on touchpad

Most touchpads support drag-and-drop (dragging with the mouse left button) using a double-tap action. Many useful software add-ons (like Firefox FireGestures) define complex gestures based on ...
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Firefox plugin for quick text snippets inserting to forum posts

Is there any plugin / extension for Firefox that allows quickly paste (and create) small text snippets, e.g. signature for forum posts, piece of HTML code with embedded avatar, etc.? Having this ...
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How to sort tabs into separate firefox windows based on the domain name?

I'd like to see all my tabs from a particular domain in the same firefox window, even if I open a link to that domain from a different window (with open link in a new tab) or from an external ...
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How to install libav manually for Video Download Helper on Windows 7?

I'm trying to get the Firefox Extension "Video Download Helper" (VDH) to convert and record videos. The suggested way of doing this is to install a precompiled version of libav called "Convert Helper" ...
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Prevent Chrome/Chromium from wiping userscript settings when you clear cookies

When you clear cookies/localstorage in Chrom* your userscript settings get wiped. Is there a way to preserve this in some way? I'd like to not have to reconfigure them every time I delete my browsing ...
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Play sound when certain text appears in browser

I'm looking for a browser, or browser extension that will play an audio file when certain text is displayed (or even buried in the html). Specifically I'd like a sound to play when GMail tells me ...
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Any Firefox addon for viewing logfiles?

Has anyone found an add-on that helps when you are viewing log files? If that doesn't exist is there an add-on that lest me easily toggle word-wrap on text files?
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What addon should I use to sync/backup my installed addons?

Is there a addon collection manager in Chrome? In Firefox, we have FEBE. In Chrome, I don't know what is the similar one.
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Can I restore a lost Firefox add-on the name of which I've forgotten?

I upgraded my Firefox from 30 to 39 and one of my add-ons disappeared. I don't see it in Customize, and I can't figure out which of my add-ons it is or remember the name of it (I know, I have too ...
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Make browser use srcset images on desktop

When browsing the web on 3840px screen I often zoom in to actually be able to use web sites. It seems however that neither Chrome or Forefox will make use of the srcset directives on such occasions, ...
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Where Do Not Track Me / Blur saves its login info?

I'm using Do Not Track Me / Blur with Firefox. It has a setting where it saves the username and login info automatically for the sites you visit (the "remember login accounts" option, see below): ...
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Locking down of Firefox

I'm trying to setup a Mozilla.cfg file to lock down the installation of themes and extensions. I have a config file that I've been working on and has been blocking a lot of what we don't want our ...
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Installed applications have disappeared from add or remove programs in windows 7

I recently came to notice that most of the softwares and applications that i have installed earlier have disappeared in the add/remove program list. Only things that are left of are Microsoft visual ...
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How to highlight specific domain in Google search results?

I want to see domains in search results which defined before by me. For example if I search example and if my defined domain is example.com, I want to highlight that results like changing background, ...
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how to access only whitelisted site

How to make browsers access only white listed sites? Is there any addon in which if If add "google.com", I shall be able to open only google.com (not even mail.google.com or www.google.com) Even if ...
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Firefox/Chrome extension for setting multiple cookies at once from a string?

For developing reasons I sometimes need to setup a cookie from a string and test it in a browser. I usually use firebug or Cookie Manager+ on firefox, but I have to set each value one at a time, does ...
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Search links within a web page

I have a page that links multiple documents. I'd like to perform a recursive search (starting at that page and then recursing through links) for a given text phrase. I'm wondering if there is a ...
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Any way to save a spot on a webpage

If an article is a long read sometimes I want to save my spot on a webpage not the whole page itself. Are there any extensions/apps/plugins/addons to do this? Focus is on windows and google chrome
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“Saved Password Editor” in Chrome

Do we have "Saved Password Editor" in chrome? If no how can I manage it for sites which supress password remember options ? I am using chrome Version 26.0.1410.63 Thanks
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How to install Java6 add-on for IE9

I have an internal web app I need to test using java 1.6 on Internet Explorer. I installed the java6 jdk but there seems to be no add-on included for IE. I tried the 6 JRE too but nothing shows up in ...
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Error while syncing in Pocket (ReadItLater)

I am using Pocket 3.0.1 on Ubuntu (12.04 64-bit) which is fully patched. When I try to sync I get the below error. I sent a mail to Pocket, but there was no response. What could be the reason for the ...
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Javascript issue & IE10 in Win8

I had an issue with Skype couple of day ago (no login cells, only background with clouds and rainbow); according to some how-to I erased all private content and history + restarted IE to default ...
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Program/script/browser add on that automatically hits ok to message boxes

There are websites that I use that have message boxes that pop up from time to time. Is there a program/script/add-on I could get that would hit them automatically? Yes, I am aware of dangerous ...
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How to visualize screen overlaps in Chrome

Is there some way to show the overlapping between two screens in chrome? I usually use "page up" and "page down" when I read on my computer. This works quite well in Acrobat Reader as it detects the ...
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Switching tabs with the mouse wheel

Normally I use Opera, but a certain CMS I am managing fails to support it and works best in Chrome due to gratuitous JavaScript. I am looking for some way to be able to switch tabs in Chrome by ...
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Is there a browser / plugin / app to auto-reload page and show differences?

Is there a browser / plugin / app to auto-reload page and show differences between previous content and new (between 2 loads or from first one to last). The differences ideally should be shown for a ...
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Is there a browser addon to redirect a link to another, modifying some address content automatically?

Well, I'm looking for an addon that can redirect a link when I click on it in the following ways: Change from https to http Change from twitter.com/xxxxxxxxx to, for example, dabr.co.uk/xxxxxxxxx ...
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Convert Opera Widget into Standalone Widget

How to Convert Opera Widget into Standalone Widget?
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Enabling RSA Toolbar in IE8

OS - Win7 Utlimate 64 bit I have installed the RSA security toolbar used to VPN into my corporate network. I can see that RSA Toolbar is enabled in the Manage Add-Ons window. However I do not see the ...
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How does Trusteer Rapport install itself in all my browsers?

Like so many people, I am forced to install Trusteer Rapport to use the online platform of my bank. I ran the installer and now Trusteer Rapport is installed in all my browsers: Internet Explorer, ...
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How to slowdown flash app framerate in browser?

Is there a way to slowdown an online flash app framerate (from lets say 100% down to 30%)? Maybe some kind of an add-on for firefox or something similar? Maybe some other approach? thank you
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Firefox addon signing broke my addons too soon

I am running Firefox 40.0.2 on my mac and I just found a bunch of my addons disabled!! According to http://www.ghacks.net/2015/06/19/how-to-disable-the-firefox-40-add-on-signing-requirement/ The ...