"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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How do you get an add-on to run in Firefox 4?

I have an add-on called Flash-Aid in Firefox 4 on my Ubuntu build, but ever since Mozilla came up with their new UI, I haven't been able to figure out how to get add-ons to actually run within ...
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Refresh all tabs in Google Chrome

I am using Google Chrome 11.0.696.77 on Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Is it possible to refresh(reload) all the tabs in Google Chrome without going into each individual tab and hitting F5 to refresh the ...
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Reload page every so many to check for new topics

I'm looking for an addon for firefox, that reloads a page on a set interval, in this case a forum topic overview, and checks if a certain word has appeared. And then alerts me if it has. I've tried ...
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Making notes on a live website to send (as a link) to someone else

Is there any way (firefox addon, javascript tool, etc) to make notes on a live webpage. For example, let's say I want to send someone a link to http://developer.android.com/guide/index.html But I ...
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OCR Image recognition plugin for firefox and chrome? [closed]

Sometimes i need to OCR images that I stumble upon on some webpages. I would like to know if there are any plugins for Firefox and Chrome that would allow me to upload desired image for processing on ...
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Purpose of Adobe PDF Link Helper

I have an idea of what this browser add-on does. Adobe PDF Browser Control (AcroPDF.dll) Apparently, if I disable this one, PDFs embedded in a page with the embed or object tag fail to function ...
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Quick send bookmarks by mail

Is there an addon for firefox which provides quickly sending shared bookmarks via e-mail? I'm not interested in "sync" addons.
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A way to enable flash for specific sites only?

Using Firefox or Chrome... Is there a way to control which sites are allowed to run flash and disable it for all others?
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Firefox or Chrome extension to imitate Apple browser start (top sites) page

Does anyone know an extension for Windows (for Firefox or Chrome) which changes the browser start page to look like the top sites page on Apple Safari, so that the top sites view will be concaved?
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Globally accessible bookmarks: what are my options? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to sync bookmarks between Firefox, Chrome, and Safari on multiple computers? I have a lot of bookmarks on my work computer and personal laptop, which are not ...
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Extension to auto copy URL

If I want to copy URL of current web page i have select the address from address bar and press "Ctrl + C". But is there any way, if no text is selected on a web page, when I press "Ctrl + C", it will ...
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Where is NoAds Fixed for Opera?

There was an extension NoAds for opera which was later corrected by someone else as NoAds Fixed. For some reasons Opera has deleted this extension for their directory – where do I find it? It was an ...
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Firefox addon for black background [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change the white background in webpages to another color. Is there any Firefox addon which makes each site's background black and text white?
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How do I set the computer to auto shutdown or standby / sleep after all downloads finish?

The 'Auto Shutdown computer after all downloads finish' extension that I used for Firefox 3.6 - Auto Shutdown 3.6.2D by InBasic , does not work with Firefox 4 or higher, even if I tweaked it to force ...
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Web browser or GMail plugin to enable selecting of text in an image

Is there a web browser or GMail plugin that would allow me to select the text shown in an image attachment? For example, if I get a screenshot that has an ID or something that I need to copy it would ...
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How can I block popunders?

I am wondering if there are any browser addons which allow me to block annoying popunders?
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How can I enable touch-like scrolling in Firefox or Chrome?

I want to enable point-and-grab scrolling on Linux in Chrome or Firefox. Is there an extension, script or setting that enables this? For an example of what I mean, take a look at most touch tablet ...
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Always open in readability mode

Is there any add on or extensions for chrome or firefox, that will always open some sites (saved by user) in readablility (or text) mode?
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Add-on for blocking sites in Google Search

I want to block Yahoo Answers for Google Search. As there is no option from Google for that. Is there any extensions for Chrome or add-ons for Firefox that can block sub-domain results from Google ...
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Browser extension to zap images with keyboard shortcut

I'd like to find a browser extension or bookmarklet (Chrome and/or FF) that allows me to zap all images on a page with a single keystroke (CTRL+number for example) Any help much appreciated.
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Firefox addon to imitate Google Chrome's built-in notification system

I'm using Mozilla Firefox 4 and I would like to be able to receive notifications similar to Google Chrome's built-in notification system, like so: Is there an addon like this or similar?
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Can't remove Internet Explorer Add-On

I'm using IE8 on Windows 7. I'm trying to delete an add-on from my "Manage Add-ons" panel. But when I double click the add-on I'd like to delete, the "Remove" button is grayed out. Only the disable ...
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How to install deprecated Firefox addon?

Is there a way to install a deprecated addon in Firefox? I remember doing it in Firefox 3 - can't remember how I did it exactly :(
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Google Chrome Extension for inserting code/text snippets

Is anyone aware of a Google Extension that enables one to insert text into the currently focussed (text) area after some predefined keyboard short cuts? For example, if I press Ctrl + Shift + C, the ...
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Firefox addon to display bytes downloaded per tab

Is there a Firefox add-on that can display number of bytes downloaded for each tab?
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Napster: Playback controls via keyboard?

Does Napster.com have any browser add-ons to allow me to control playback (play, pause, rewind, fastforward) from my keyboard? I realize the browser would need to have focus and that's fine; I just ...
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How do I backup Firefox add-on like “Fastdial” addon for a reinstall?

I am doing a new install of Firefox and over the years my Windows "roaming folder" I use for backup has gotten all clogged up from so many add-ons and crap... I want to backup just a couple Firefox ...
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How to view source of Google Chrome extensions?

I'm interested in some Google Chrome extensions, namely Minimalist for Gmail and Minimalist for Google Reader, but I would like to view their source before I install them. Is viewing plugin source ...
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Diigo Browser Extension/Addon to search your bookmarks?

I'm a Del.icio.us guy who migrated to Diigo when I was told of their ever-pending-untimely-demise. It reminds me of a furniture store's going out of business sale. Anyway, I've successfully migrated ...
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How can I scale up the font size of just the content in a web page?

I'm a Firefox user with a giant screen (i.e. tiny pixels) and I like to zoom in on pages to get a bigger font for reading articles. The problem is, hitting control-plus zooms in the whole page, making ...
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Browser extension (or other software) to delay page load [closed]

The alt text to today's comic at xkcd.com (strip below) says: After years of trying, I broke this habit in a day by decoupling the action and the neurological reward. I set up a simple ...
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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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Opera: block sites from Google’s web search results?

Google just released a Chrome extension to block certain sites from its search results. Is there a similar solution for Opera 11?
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Is there a browser add-on to filter Google search results?

Is there a way to block specific sites from appearing in Google search? I'm looking for a browser add-on (preferably Google Chrome) - I don't want to create custom search engines or what-not. ...
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How can I order Chrome's history alphabetically?

How can I order Chrome's history alphabetically?
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Firefox to auto fill password ONLY by using keyboard shortcut

I've tried fastpass and RoboForm. They both fill the id/pwd form upon load the page. While I wish the auto form fill only happens when use keyboard shortcut (like press alt+Q). Is there any way to ...
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How can I make Firefox 4 Sync add-ons

As we know Firefox Sync add-on comes installed by default in new Firefox 4 Beta. This add-on allows to sync bookmarks, passwords, preferencies, histories, tabs, BUT not add-on. It would be perfect ...
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Is it possible to save every webpage you visit?

Is it possible to save everypage you visit in a browser automatically? I do now want to rely on Cache as a huge cache will slow down the browser. A third party software or an add-on will be helpful. ...
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Is there a Firefox or Chrome plugin, or a standalone program, for monitoring site usage and search queries?

I'm running some research on how people search the web for specific types of information. I'd like to be able to set them up with a laptop and browser and then record a history of what they search ...
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How can I translate a portion of text I wrote in my language in a browser edit box to another language?

To write this question, I had to type in the box in english. I'm looking for an extension or plugin that could allow me to: type in my native language select the text I typed right click and select ...
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How to change currency on webpage if my currency not available on the website? [closed]

For example this in an Indian website http://compareindia.in.com/products/monitors/ All prices on page are in INR (currency of India), is there any plugin/add-on on any browser which can change the ...
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Aside from uninstalling, is there any way to make Apple's browser plugins not choke my PC?

Apple's browser plugins have, for a long time now, been equatable with terrible browser performance. I'd rather not simply uninstall them though because sometimes (although rarely) I will come across ...
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How do I transfer my NoScript data to a new computer?

I use the Firefox add-on NoScript and would like to transfer it's data to another Firefox installation so that I don't lose all the training I have put into it. I don't want to copy my entire profile ...
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How do I install Flash for just one browser on Mac?

How can I install Adobe Flash for just Firefox and not Safari? I would like to have Flash not load at all in Safari, so the Click to Flash extension is not the solution I want. I've looked at the ...
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Firefox 3.6/4: modify/ tweak spell-check dictionary?

I edit frequently on Super User, and it is a pain to edit for capitalization or words that are shortened, i.e. Win7 instead of Windows 7, or windows versus Windows. Using Firefox 3.6 and/or 4, Is ...
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Is there an addon to Firefox that remove sites permanently from my google search results? [closed]

I used to rely on surfclarity but that add-on stopped working and is now is missing from addons.mozilla.org
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Firefox - setting/extension to toggle between showing & hiding of all images, without reloading the page

I'm looking for a Firefox setting or extension that can easily toggle between showing and hiding of all images without reloading the page (similar to Opera's feature - the 'Show only cached images' ...
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Picasa bulk upload without local install

I'd like to upload pictures to Picasa without installing the full client locally. Is there a FireFox or IE extension or add-on I can install to do this? Is there a portable version I can install on ...
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MozBackup for Google Chrome

A silly question really, but is there something like MozBackup(1) for Google Chrome/Chromium? (1) - it is a little tool which picks up your Firefox settings (settings, passwords, bookmarks, browsing ...
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After update of Firefox 4.0, add-on buttons vanished

After I updated to Firefox 4.0b7, the buttons for all add-ons vanished. They are no longer visible in the toolbar nor in the "Add-on bar". How can I get my buttons back?