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Select previously active tab in Firefox with Vimperator

So I am on one of the pinned tabs, then I do :t google something it switches me to the new tab, and… How can I go back? Neither gT nor gb or gB work.
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Do firefox “Keyword Shortcuts” still exist?

Back in the day, it was possible to define Keyword Shortcuts, also known as Custom keywords in Mozilla. These were similar to Smart keywords, except that they were defined from within the bookmark ...
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Firefox image view using css from chrome:// schemed URL

I am running Firefox on Debian Linux. When I view an image directly (e.g: http://localhost/image.png) and I open the element inspector I see the following code: <html> <head> ...
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How do I force Firefox to always show the URL and navigation toolbar in popup windows?

How do I prevent websites from disabling the URL bar navigation bar when they open popup windows using javascript. Here is an example of such a window: http://jsfiddle.net/nLmw8t5q/1/ Basically, I ...
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Firefox downloads images twice

If I save any image that Firefox has already downloaded, it starts downloading the image again, which is dumb and a waste of bandwidth. Is there a way to prevent this? I'm using FF version 33.
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Firefox became very slow after crash, after resintall too

My Firefox (version 33) just crashed once, and after that I was not able to start it again. The "Firefox crashed" dialog jumped up always when i try to start it. Its only started when I have chosen ...
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Firefox — How to open a link (to any text-based file) in Vim?

Rather often, I see web pages with links to files that I want to open directly in gVim (when browsing with Firefox on Windows). Chrome-specific answer — also good to have. Attempting to get this ...
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chrome gmail error basic html

using google chrome browser and always getting error: undefined If this problem persists, try reloading the page, or using the basic HTML version. Learn More. the same version i using in other ...
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Firefox is displaying expired/incorrect webpages

I'm not sure if the issues are related so I'll give everything. When using my credit card website, at random points I am taken to a page saying the website is temporarily unavailable. This happens ...
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The new Firefox Button doesn't work

This button doesn't work anymore. I suppose it has been disabled by the last addon I've tried. I've removed this addon, but the botton in the image below still doesn't work. It appears in the toolbar, ...
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Open a new tab/window in an existing Firefox instance on Linux

I would like to open a URL from the command line and have this open as a new tab or window in an already running and responding instance of Firefox. I'm using Debian's Sid branch. If I do the ...
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3rd party browsers can't “open in folder”

I have a problem with with Chrome and Mozilla where after I download a file, I cannot open the folder directly from the browser. If I click on the "open in folder" or equivalent button in either of ...
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Firefox won't open on home page

I've had Firefox set to open on my home page (google.com) for years. But suddenly, after some hiccups over the weekend, it now insists on opening what I take to be the default Firefox home page ...
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Load all content of a webpage without having to scroll down

Recently many websites have adopted load on scroll approach. One has to scroll down to load more content for EG: youtube,google,facebook. Is there a way one can load all content without having to ...
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Is it possible to download entire YouTube playlist using IDM?

I download youtube video using IDM. All I have to do is use Mozilla, install a some idm download plug in and there you go. You can see IDM "DOWNLOAD" label towards the top right corner, or you can ...
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How do I roll back recent updates after enabling Canonical sources in Ubuntu?

While trying to install the adobe-flash-plugin for Ubuntu 14 - 64 bits I enabled two PPAs in the other software category : Canonical Partners and Canonical Partners (source code) After enabling those ...
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Firefox connection problems

I am using Firefox on my Windows 8. When I first open Firefox, it waits a certain amount of time (30-60 sec) before it loads pages. When I put the laptop into sleep and open it again, it again shows ...
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How to bring Firefox icon on the dash in Debian?

I have downloaded the latest version of Firefox. Everytime I want to browse the Internet, I have to go to the Firefox folder and double-click on Firefox there. When I search for the browser in Debian, ...
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How do I change the color of Firefox's menu bar?

I upgraded from Linux Mint 16 to 17, and in the process Firefox was upgraded from 30 to 33. Now the text in the menu bar is black, which conflicts with my Firefox theme (that I've been using forever): ...
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Possible to get faster internet speeds with tethering?

I USB tether my phone and it's connected as a local-area-network, or working like an Ethernet device. On my phone itself I download at around 15 kilobytes per second, but strangely, whilst attempting ...
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How to move cursor in a webpage by keyboard only?

Suppose we can't use a mouse but only the keyboard. How can we move the cursor and select different items in a webpage? (in Firefox or Chromium-browser) For example, when I open uperuser.com, I ...
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Show bookmarklets in Firefox location bar results?

I'm a heavy bookmarklet user and even heavier user of Firefox keywords. Combined, they're a real powerful weapon in dealing with different situations on the web. Sometimes it's hard to remember all ...
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What exactly causes Firefox's “The Proxy server is refusing connections” error?

Sometimes when going through a proxy, Firefox gives the "The proxy server is refusing connections". Googling this error produces plenty of results on how to fix it by disabling your proxy, but no ...
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Copy-Paste in Mozilla Firefox and an irritating link

I am using Mozilla firefox and trying to copy paste a news article from this site : www.indianexpress.com however, whenever I do a copy paste of any text from the above news-site, an irritating link ...
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Strange White stripe on right of the firefox browser window

I've been using firefox for last 4years. But I'm in big trouble with this browser lately. A vertical white stripe showing right side of the browser. Not only stripe but also options shifted to left. ...
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logging in via Google not working under firefox - security error [migrated]

I've tried to log in to this site via Google since I've been doing so for other StackExchange sites for a while now. However, it isn't working. When I click the "Log in using Google" link, it doesn't ...
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Why do I get this “500 Command not understood - shazbot!” error from FireFTP?

I am using FireFTP 2.0.21 plugin on Firefox 32.0.3 to transfer files from PC to an Agilent E4438C Signal Generator. The instrument is connected via network switch to the PC. There is no problem ...
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Firefox homepage is changed. Now they're displaying a game. How to change it back?

The Firefox homepage is now displaying a game with 'Click Me' call to action button. How to change it back to normal (previous) homepage?
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Ad block plus not working

It seems as though Ad block plus has stopped working. I'm using Firefox 32.0.3 and Abp 2.6.4 and Element Hiding Helper 1.3 For example this page seems to have more ads than it should. Here's example ...
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Turn off ad sound on Mac Firefox

I want to turn off the sounds from Flash ads. I can't use AdBlock Plus because the site won't let me use it, and Muter is for Windows only. I want to be able to play sound from other programs, and Mac ...
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Firefox portable: make it use a certain Java version? (ignore locally installed Java 8)

I downloaded Firefox Portable and jPortable 7 and was able to make Firefox see Java 7 (set firefox' plugin dir to jPortable's Java\bin). I can't use it however, because there's Java 8 installed on my ...
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Change firefox menu color using userChrome.css

I would like to expand on my question , which I asked on superuser few weeks ago. As the question was formulated, the answers were satisfactory, and I have accepted. But it turns out, it does not ...
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Does Firefox support TLS on non-standard ports?

My presumption was that TLS 1.0+ is supported by Firefox on ports other than 443. However, a tweet crossed my path that seems to debunk this. Turns out that Firefox does not support TLS on any ...
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Searching for the same string after changing tabs

I am using Mozilla Firefox 32.0. In most cases when I search for a specific string on a page and do not get any satisfying matches I switch to another open tab and search for the same string there. I ...
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How to bypass the “secure connection failed” warning in Firefox 33

Since installing Firefox 33 a "Secure Connection Failed" error is no longer bypassable using the "I Understand the Risks" button - it's gone! Is it still somehow possible to ignore certificate ...
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Impossible to keep settings on firefox bookmark manager

My problem refers to sorting criteria, so after sorting as follow: "*BOOKMARK_MANAGER Views -> Sort ->[x es.] Sort by last modified" The choice don't remains after the bookmark manager is closed. I've ...
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firefox : override website's javascript to a local machine javascript

There is a userContent.css available in firefox to customize / override website's css to a new one. but what about the javascrip. How to override a particular website's javascript or some part of the ...
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Firefox 32.0.3 popup blocker alert icon in address bar [closed]

I am running Firefox 32.0.03. On certain websites, an alert icon appears in the address bar. If you hover over it, it says "change pop-up blocking settings for this website". What condition is ...
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Firefox - Always block and use space of a given element

I'd like to block a specific element on a website, everytime I go on it, and I wanna do it for any element on a given webpage when I want to it. Moreover, I want to space freed by the deleted element ...
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Firefox sometimes reporting insecure items on page with https

I have just installed a self-signed cert for usage on a test server and I added an exception in Firefox to trust it. When I load the page normally it shows the lock and all is fine; however if I ...
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User Agent string in Firefox keeps getting overridden

The user agent string in Firefox keeps getting overridden, meaning I keep getting warnings about using too old a browser on several websites. If I check about:config I can see it's being set to: ...
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How to stop Firefox for Android from constantly displaying its Mozilla tab [migrated]

Every time I let my phone display turn off, and then unlock it and return to Firefox, or just go to another app or hit my home button and then go back to Firefox, it's showing its Mozilla tab. That's ...
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Printing Selection from Firefox

I often try to print some selected text from a webpage in Firefox (v.31 currently), but instead of printing nicely, it just prints some of the lines cut-off. I end up having to copy the text, paste ...
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change some default settings for Firefox globally

Is it possible to modify some of the default settings for Firefox globally? I know how to change settings for user using about:config. But I would like to have my changes globally, so that any newly ...
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High Resolution Screenshot

I am using the Awesome Screenshot extension/addon for Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox. It was working well and generating HiDPI (Retina Screenshot) on my MacBook Pro Retina until yesterday, but ...
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Firefox ±32.0: Opening a new tab hibernated/suspended when opened from another application

I have Googled and searched through all the options in the "Tab Mix Plus" extension and can't find anything directly related to this issue. Is there any about:config setting or extension that has the ...
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Make it more obvious to tell which element is in focus when tabbing through elements

In Firefox, there is a dotted border around an element when it has focus. I find this impossible to see sometimes. What, if any, Firefox setting can we use to make focus more obvious. Note that I ...
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I need to find the dates on which I first accessed webpages

What is the easiest way to find the first time I visited a given website in: Firefox 32.0.3 Google Chrome 37.0.2062.124 and IE 11.0.12 I need to know the very first time that I visited each website, ...
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Give Vimperator key combinations (e.g. <C-i>) priority over all site specific ones

When in an input field the key combination <C-I> opens an instance of your editor where you can then write and save so the output is sent to the input field. However, when I use this key ...
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How to focus efficiently on the google search bar in vimperator?

Search bars can normally be focused using f or ;; and <enter>, but this doesn't work on the Google search bar for some reason. Suppose I just did a search :open hello world, I currently do the ...