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Is there a plugin to alert when Firefox is about to crash? [on hold]

SeaMonkey and Firefox on 64-bit Windows 7 Professional appear to crash momentarily once they reach about 2GB of memory (even in the presence of a lot of memory and unlimited swap), most likely due to ...
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themes doesn't work on my firefox Incognito but on a regular windows it works, Why?

themes doesn't work on my firefox Incognito but on a regular windows it works, Why?
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How to troubleshoot “Secure Connection Failed” in Firefox appearing since the version 38?

Since I upgraded Firefox to the version 38 I encounter problem while sending a certain form on the website https://usercenter.checkpoint.com/ Most of the website works normally but sending a form ...
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How can I remove all the customizations imposed by Linux Mint 17.1 on firefox?

I have found two solutions for the same: Downloading and installing .tar.bz2 package (firefox) from mozilla.org (Problem:Package provided is portable and is not installable). Installing firefox from ...
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Advertising banner in Firefox - where does it come from and how to remove

I get an advertising banner at the top of all webpages I view in Firefox. I would like to know where this comes from and how to remove it. Troubleshooting information from about:support: ...
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2 actions in my python script

I'm trying to create a hotkey that clears history in firefox. My script opens the dialog window but how can I send an enter key to the window? If I run: ...
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How can I import my Google Chrome history to Firefox?

I'm trying to import my Google Chrome browser history into Firefox. It doesn't seem to be working. I've tried the import option while selecting only cookies and history (deselected bookmarks) but even ...
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Certain Windows 8.1 desktop apps will not start

I'm using a 64-bit Acer laptop running Windows 8.1. When I try to start certain desktop apps, I get the error message (translated:) This application could not be started because the Side-by-Side ...
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Full Firefox and Firefox ESR correspondence table [on hold]

I need the full historical table of Firefox ESR release cycle. Like the one published here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/faq/
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What is this new stuff(?) in firefox?

The above screenshot of Problem Loading Page in firefox shows an option to report the web address for malicious sites. This option wasn't there before some updates and seeing this all the time is ...
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How to stop the Browser from automatically opening a new window of ad.adsmatte?

when i load the SO and when I click login it opens a new window for ad.admatte.com,when i click questions/Tags or any option available on any site like this it is automatically opening a new window ...
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Firefox 38.0.1 : ssl_error_renegotiation_not-allowed

I cannot access a website even my certificate is valid. Since I got the Firefox update 38.0.1 I get the error code: ssl_error_renegotiation_not_allowed. In the about:config I cannot find it. What can ...
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Is there any way to block javascript pop-overs in Firefox or Chrome? [duplicate]

Like the kind pointed to in this image Many sites have these, and I find them highly annoying. Often you'll be reading an article and suddenly the pop-over blanks out the page and asks "WOULDN'T YOU ...
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YouTube videos black, only audio in Firefox

When I play a YouTube video on my computer, it seems to play fine, but the whole video is black. This happens only when I play the video in Firefox. I'm using Windows 8.1 What I did so far: ...
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Xserver becomes non-responsive due to aggressive swapping

cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness 1 free -h total used free shared buff/cache available Mem: 3.7G 579M 1.6G 1.1G 1.6G 1.8G ...
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Block chrome or firefox from accessing localhost

is there a way to block chrome or firefox from accessing anything located in localhost? I built my web application on top of a LAMP stack @ localhost and it's kind of big (for me) and i would like ...
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Firefox V IE downloading

I am running the latest versions of Firefox and IE. It seems that IE is much quicker and more resilient at downloading Large files (over 700Mb). Does anyone have any ideas, or suggestions why this ...
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command to press a key after delay ubuntu

I'm trying to make firefox automatically fullscreen on startup. I've tried a couple extensions that all crash firefox. Firefox also automatically starts on system startup. I think the easiest ...
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noscript - Allow the main/originating site by default

I have NoScript installed in Firefox. I see that it blocks all script by default. But every site has at least one JS that it needs to function properly, and it's usually hosted on its own server. ...
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Is there any way to stop specific sites appearing in browser history? [duplicate]

I am using Firefox and Chrome. There a few websites only which I don't want anyone to know I visit. But they appear in browser history or when I start typing they also come as auto complete. I have ...
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firefox downloading something hiddenly

I just detected high data usage by Firefox even when no web page is opened.it's really a problem because all my data consume by Firefox quickly . this is a snap shot My question is can i identify ...
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Pentadactyl tabopen all matching links

I'd like to open a whole mess of links, each in there separate tabs. I've got a pattern (here's its as simple as @ to identify all the links. So, i could type F@ and see all the links I want to open ...
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Firefox is using Times New Roman for its UI

For some reason, Firefox decides to use Times New Roman for its UI: Not only the menu, but everything (except the webpage itself): and So how do I change it back to its original font, if ...
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Can I use e10s (multiprocess) in Firefox Dev Edition?

I am using Firefox Developer Edition because I need the browser toolbox features for my work creating add-ons. However, I really like speed boost from the new experimental multi-process feature ...
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How do I take a screenshot from a YouTube video?

My Prt Sc button is on the same button as my Home button. The Prt Sc is circled and under the word Home. I assume that you push Shift+Home to get Prt Sc to work. That is how it has worked in past ...
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VirtuaWin, Firefox, New Window

I use VirtuaWin as window manager. Usually when I open new applications, new instances are opened on the current desktop. In Firefox, when I click on a link from outside (i.e., when the Windows URI ...
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any one have a workaround in Linux for firefox's bogus “video can't be played because the file is corrupt” message

Systems are Xubuntu 14.04.2, 64-bit running (currently) Firefox 37.0.2 (provided by Canonical). attempts with firefox to open training videos by clicking on the website-provided links at (e.g.) ...
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Firefox html5 only 360p

This got fixed with the recent firefox patch 38.0.1! I already tried this Only 360p on Youtube with HTML5 but it did not work. I also tried restoring default firefox (deleting all addons and ...
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How to set firfox proxy to chrome proxy settings?

I'm using Linux Mint 17 and I'm using chrome. I have browsec extension and I want to use its setting for my firefox. My question is how I can set my firefox proxy settings to the ones in the chrome? ...
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How to make default Firefox browser use custom profile when open external links?

Firefox is my default browser and i want to set it to use a specific profile when opens external links. The registry location for the default browser is in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\http\shell\open\command ...
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How to always get iMacros sidebar opened in Pale Moon / NewMoon?

When I open NewMoon the first time - iMacros sidebar is opened. When I close all tabs & press CMD+SHIFT+P - iMacros sidebar is closed. In Firefox it's always open. How can I make it to be ...
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Update Flash in FireFox in Linux Mint?

I am trying to update Flash, but I still get a massage telling me to update it. I'm using Firefox 37.0.2 and Flash 11.2.202.425 on Linux Mint. I followed this tutorial, but it did not work for me.
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Strange networking issue in Linux

My problem is hard to explain. I can’t open some sites. For example some sites provided by Google. I can open the Google search engine, however I can’t open YouTube, the download page for Chrome (the ...
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Firefox 37.0.2 mailto: launches MS Live Mail app in Windows 8.1 but without a compose window

After a Windows 7 to 8.1 upgrade, email links in Firefox 37.0.2 now launch my mail client (Windows Live Mail) but not a compose message window in that app. In Windows 7, the Firefox option "Email ...
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Constantly can't open youtube on Linux but being able to load it on Windows machine

My problem is that for some reason Youtube sometimes stops, I get "problem loading page" with Firefox and the same on Chormium, I'm using Backbox(based on Ubuntu). The problem is that I can open ...
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How to use bookmarks as shorthand for URLs?

Suppose there's an URL which I've bookmarked. I can access it as a bookmark but I'd like to be able to simply type in the name of the bookmark on the URL like (you know, Altd) and have FF take me ...
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Firefox - how to show a standard Downloads popup instead of redirecting to “about:downloads” tab?

Well, it's really surprising me that I can't google anything on this problem, but what makes the new version of my Firefox to change its old behavior after clicking Tools --> Downloads? Now, it ...
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How to set homepage in chrome using a batch file

How can I set the homepage in chrome and firefox using a batch file? I can set the homepage in IE using this: REG HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main /V "Start Page" /D ...
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customizing firefox webfonts in userContent.css

Sometimes when I am on some webpages Firefox keeps using some fonts that ends me up with tiny squares around the corner, I solved the problem using userContent.css file with these options: * { ...
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What are the commands that firefox and google chrome print html files to pdf?

In either Firefox or Google Chrome On Ubuntu 14.04, I can hit Ctrl+P and choose "Print to file" to print the current html webpage to a pdf. Are the browsers using some printing commands outside of ...
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How can I programmatically get a list of open tabs from Firefox?

I'm trying to make a tool that encourages me to read/close more tabs on a regular basis. I am sure that there are ways to do things like this, but I don't know how. I initially suspected that this ...
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Firefox - Why is scroll button opening the last closed tab?

Prior to reformatting, when I scroll-clicked the title bar outside of current tabs, a new tab would be spawned and I'd be brought to my new tab page. After reformatting, this functionality has ...
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Non-linear “forward” button in Firefox

Short version Can I modify the forward-button in Firefox to access multiple different forward-locations? Problem description Suppose I am currently visiting website A. Now, I perform the following ...
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In firefox (or any other webbrowser) search text while ignoring (e.g.) French accents

I am looking for a way to search web pages using firefox (preferably, but any other browser will do also) in such a way that I can enter a word without accents, and it will find all accented versions ...
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Does Firefox support folder upload?

I enjoy folder upload in Google Drive, which works in Google Chrome. Recently, I've switched back to Firefox, and when I tried to upload a folder to Google Drive just now: Is that true? Does ...
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Find URLs of images by inspect elements in Firefox? (similar to Chrome?)

In Google Chrome, I right click in a webpage, and select Inspect Elements -> Resources -> Frames -> (Search) -> Images where I can see the URLs of the image files in the webpage. If I ...
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How to remove luckysearches.com? [duplicate]

I accidentally opened an unknown sofware installer out of sandbox and kaboom! It installed lots of useless adware most of which was easy to remove, but even after following the uninstall instructions ...
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How to send Http Delete Request with json content inside it

I am using Firefox addon HttpRequester to send HTPP Delete Request with json content inside it but after generating the request, it is completely ignoring the content data passed in the request. So ...
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How do I install Firefox with preconfigured toolbars?

I have a custom Red Hat 6 kickstart disc which installs and configures a workstation as a control system. We use Firefox (at the moment: the 31.4.0 long-term release) to allow the system maintainer ...
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High contrast theme and Firefox-Font colour issues?

I have turned on high contrast theme in Windows 7, the problem now is the theme is interfering with firefox( no problem with Opera) and the pages loading. For example, the below given is a screenshot ...