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how to block all pop-up DOM elements?

my question is not about pop-up windows. my questions is about those pop-ups that cover the entire page and are just regular DOM elements such as <div> but i don't know the name for that. they ...
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Override “focus” events in my browser?

Is there a tool that will allow me to prevent specific pages from refocusing my keyboard when I load them?
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Copy from the element inspector with the same format

I see the following on a page source (Ctrl + U): <span><a href="home.html">Home</a> | <a href="contact.html">Contact</a></span> But when I see the page elements ...
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How to change the opacity of the firefox bookmarks toolbar?

It appears that with my update to Firefox 44 a few days ago, the bookmarks toolbar has gained the same opacity as the URL toolbar (adding something like 50% of a gray tone). That's ugly. I have ...
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How to set the default filetype when editing a text field in gVim with Pentadactyl?

When editing a text field in Pentadactyl (or Vimperator) pressing C-i will copy its contents to a temporary file, which is then opened in an external editor (that defaults to gVim). Since this file ...
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I copied Chrome's, Opera's and Firefox' folders from my old computer onto my new. Is there a way to retrieve my tabs from them?

I am using Windows 10, and I copied all the mentioned browsers' installation folders from a computer that used to run on Windows 8.1. While there doesn't seem to be anything in Opera's folder, there ...
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What is the “Block Element” in Firefox?

Using Firefox 38.6.0 on RHEL7, if I right click on an image on a webpage, I can see: "Block element". If I accidentally blocked an image, how can I enable it again, where is the list of blocked ...
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How this letter changes from f to r in address bar

Recently while i was browsing at offensive security website at firefox ,the words 'offensive' appears to be oRensive at address bar,Kindly have a look at the below snapshot : Note at the address ...
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Firefox external onfly interaction

Background: I'm trying to make a set of scripts to allow myself edit stylish themes in external editor (vi in my case). In order to do that I store styles.css as external file, edit it and upload with ...
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I want a command to erase all temp files of all users but i dont want to delete their bookmarks on chrome and firefox

This is the code i am using to erase all the temporary files in the user machines, but i want to make it NOT erase the bookmarks of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, i already did some research and ...
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Mozilla firefox “The connection was reset” on google results

When I search for something on Google (which is mostly about programming and computers etc.), it shows some results. But when I click on them, or open them in a New Tab, I see this error on Mozilla ...
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If I remove a CA from Firefox, will it be back after an update?

If I remove a Certificate Authority from the Firefox GUI, then is it permanently removed? Or all will be back after the next Firefox update?
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Atrocious font rendering in Firefox on Linux

Firefox (actually Iceweasel since I'm on Debian) fails to render some texts properly. It only seems to happen on some sites, for example on Stack Exchange sites everything looks pretty normal. I don't ...
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Import passwords to opera on android [migrated]

Would like to know how to import passwords to opera from chrome or firefox on android. I know there's an assistant for desktop versions of opera, but couldn't find such option for opera mini or ...
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How does adware infection work in Firefox, and how to get rid of it?

For the last few weeks I've had the following happening, using Windows 8.1 and Firefox V44. The only active add-ons are Adblock Plus, Flashblock and Norton Identity Safe: First, Norton Internet ...
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Firefox cannot save files (most of the time), how to solve?

This is not a full duplicate of this question or this question, though the base question is the same. However, those questions have no answers. For over a half a year I have problems downloading ...
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How to remove the translucent white theme overlay introduced in Firefox 44?

In Firefox 43, I had a nice, simple black theme that looked well on my Firefox. However, in Firefox 44 Mozilla introduced a white semi-transparent layer that overlays all themes (except for the top ...
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How to disable GtkFileChooserDialog search?

If I want to open or save a file in an gtk3 app (eg firefox) I get an unwanted search function after tiping a character. Old and productive behaviour: typing d gives me the first file beginning with ...
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FireFox's Session Manager not saving last closed tabs

I currently have 40 tabs on my session. Since a few weeks ago, Session Manager stopped saving the last closed tabs. When I right click a tab and go to Closed Tabs List, I'm presented with a very big ...
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How to open cURL in Firefox or other web browser?

I have Firebug installed in Firefox. In the Net panel there are all network requests listed. When I right-click and choose Copy as cURL, how do I use this cURL? How can I repeat my POST request data ...
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Firefox: how to debug SSL error

I am behind a firewall that uses SSL interception. I have installed the CA certificate of the proxy in Firefox, and most SSL connections are established correctly. However, in same cases the ...
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How do I clear cookies in Firefox?

I keep getting recommendations from specific undesired websites, although I have cleared cookies multiple times in Firefox and used CCleaner also to cleanse Firefox completely. How do I clear browser ...
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Firefox 44 will not start on my Windows 7

The problem is, Firefox window will not open when I try to start it. I can only see a process appear in the task manager, but no window will show up. It used to work fine but something, possibly an ...
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How to open links from email clients like Thunderbird and N1 with custom configuration in Firefox?

What I want to do is that every time when I click on a link in Thunderbird or Nylas N1, depending on which email address the link contains, to open Firefox with a specific user profile. I'm using ...
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Firefox on-the-fly search engine change

I consult a lot of different searchable sites for information, and I was wondering if there's an add-on or inbuilt feature to have Firefox use a different search engine on-the-fly. For example, if I ...
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Web Application buggy on user's PC only regardless of browser

I have a user that is attempting to run reports in a web application (Avantgard Treasury by Sungard). The user sn using Chrome to access this application. When arriving on the screen to run reports ...
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Open a firefox new tab in reader view

I'm using Firefox and I like to use the distraction-free "reader view" when I'm reading some text. My current process is right-click on a link, click in "Open in a new tab" and then click on the ...
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What is the maximum file size that will be cached by a browser?

Note that I don't mean the maximum size of the browser cache. I mean, what is the maximum size, if any, of individual files that will be cached by the major desktop browsers? Mobile versions optional. ...
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Are full paths kept private by Firefox, or are they disclosed to websites?

In Firefox for Windows, when a website requests a file to be uploaded, Firefox displays a standard file selection dialog box. In that dialog box, the user selects the file to be uploaded. Unless ...
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Lock Chrome/Firefox with a password

I want to have an option to protect my data and logins in the browsers, so that no one else that has access to the computer would be able to use my browser profile. Something that will ask for a ...
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How to keep Firefox/Thunderbird from trying to autodial in windows 10?

I recently updated from windows 7 to windows 10 and now Firefox and Thunderbird keep popping up the connection dialog for my VPN whenever they can't find a network (including every time my laptop ...
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Window 10 freezes when open any browser

Few days back I got issue with all browsers. Whenever I open any browser window fully freezes. But when I close browser it works normal. I tried with safemode but problem still there. Only Microsoft ...
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How do I turn off the prompt to launch in safe mode?

When holding shift and opening Firefox in safe mode, an annoying prompt shows up. How can I get it to open up in safe mode but without any prompt? I've tried this link, which suggests setting ...
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Firefox Caching old Hosts file settings?

I have an imac where the family account has no password. Then I have a second account for me which is admin. I keep my dev stuff there etc. I keep my teenager from accessing social media on the ...
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How do I disable Firefox Android's popup browser tips? [migrated]

I'm using Firefox for Android. It keeps showing me popup browser tips at the bottom of the main screens, like bookmarks, top sites, history, etc. I'll close them, but then next time another new one ...
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Firefox sync service

I have reinstalled Firefox (Windows 10 x64) and activated the sync service. I don't get back synced material. I installed both 32 and 64 bit versions. Can I check whether the new installation ...
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Firefox in Ubuntu has problems accessing Google's services

Only in Ubuntu flavors the browser Firefox from Mozilla causes Google's services to act weird. The experiences I have had more often was totally blank pages after searching something and/or opening ...
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How to use a download accelerator to download videos with Video DownloadHelper?

I use Video DownloadHelper to download videos from a server that fails often (so resume option is of great use) and works much faster with multi-stream download managers. In the past Video ...
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Firefox on CentOS with a transparent background

How to change the background of Firefox when viewing web pages on CentOS 6.3? I don't know why. After a restart, the background is back to normal white. But after running for a while, it becomes half ...
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Is there any browser or method to prevent uploading?

I want my network to be secured, so uploading ,attaching by mail or other leaks would be disallowed. I tried windows firewall outbound rule. But it does force close all the connections. Not working ...
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Sort cookies by date

Is there any way to filter or sort cookies on Firefox by date so I can see only the most recently created cookies? In some cases I want to know what cookies a site creates so I can whitelist those ...
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Is there an adblock like addon to block links in facebook [closed]

So there is a lot of pages that i like , But they are very annoying with their links to useless blogs with misleading titles and pictures like this one And I almost always fall for them even though i ...
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Is Firefox hang caused by disk slows?

I have a lot of users running Firefox on Remote Desktop Servers. The server resources of CPU and RAM are very light - definitely no problem and running at 20% capacity. However, a few times a ...
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Opening Google docs document in FireFox causes an error

Every time I open a Google document from Google Drive via Windows 10 File Manager (Google docs or spreadsheet) I get the following (even after reloading): Opening the document in Chrome works but I ...
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How to enable electrolysis (e10s) on Mozilla Firefox Beta

How to enable electrolysis for beta? They testing it right now via A/B testing on this feature so it's their... it should be possible to enable it manually (certainly through about:config) but I ...
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Is it possible to generate PDFs of the entire scrollable web page?

I am trying to capture my transcript from a webpage but there is no feature to capture all contents of the transcript. So I'm looking for a tool that can help save the entire webpage as a multi-page ...
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Firefox 43.0.1 says google.com uses invalid certificate and does not allow to add exceptions

I assume Firefox developers did something wrong with last release (43.0.1) since I get this error after installing updates: This Connection is Untrusted You have asked Firefox to connect ...
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Force Firefox mailto with webmail to open new tab

I have successfully configured Firefox (43.0.4) to open mailto links in Gmail using Mozilla's instructions. mailto now triggers a new Gmail Compose however this uses the current tab and navigates ...
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Can't access certain HTTPS sites on Firefox 3.6

I have an old box that has been running for many many years, and has been functioning as a monitoring box (i.e there are a load of tv's connected to it, and on those, there are many web pages showing ...