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Prohibit pages from doing refresh (to logout etc)

Is there a setting in Mozilla to prohibit the pages from doing a refresh of the whole page? For example, I was just using multiple tabs when banking with Capital One. All the old tabs kept logging ...
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Set up Firefox sync programmatically

I want to set up Firefox sync from the command line. I wrote a Arch Linux install script I want to be able to set up Firefox sync as well. I am thinking I can change the profile somehow, but I am not ...
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On firefox behind corporate proxy, intercepting on WebGoat using burp Suite error

i'm following a tutorial on hacking web application WebGoat using burp suite I've downloaded webGoat which now runs on port 8080, set up burp suit and the browser connection as in the pictures, but ...
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How am I still being tracked

I recently switched to using the TOR browser, in addition I periodically do a complete history delete (cookies, cache, etc). Incidentally I also have Adblock installed for the TOR browser. However I ...
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Grouping firefox (multitabs opened) buttom in taskbar(windows) as that of chrome

To be fair i don't really know the jargon used to specify my question. let me describe it in this way. Does Firefox (Firefox pin or button in task-bar that behaves as of the windows explorer pin) can ...
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How to sync add-on for webpage highlighter, annotator?

I am using Prostetnic highlighter to highlight texts in webpages. It has a special benefit of reloading the highlights when I revisit the site. It stores the highlighted information in "patma.splite" ...
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Android Browsers Bypass SSL Security Error [on hold]

I'm using an Android device and trying to test my local website that has SSL enabled (but of course not real or verified because it's local and only for testing), but I cannot, for the life of me, ...
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What chages and adjustments to Chrome/Chromium are most effective to lower the number of writes and prolong the life of SSDs?

Ive got a corsair Force 80 SSD, an AMD APU and 4 gigs of ram as assets as well as some thumb drives I suppose.Im running Mint Linux 17.1 64 bit in this box and mostly its used to crawl the web. Lots ...
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Why does IE resolve https://localhost but Firefox does not?

We're running Windows 8.1 with the current stable Firefox and IE. There's a fresh installation of Apache 2.2 that has been enabled to do SSL. http://localhost is reachable in Firefox and IE and ...
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Using Firefox's “awesome” bar to search strings with periods? [duplicate]

I was a Google Chrome user for a while, and that browser was pretty smart about figuring out whether something is a domain name (e.g. date.com) or something I want to google for (e.g. DateTime.Parse). ...
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Is there a way to quickly & easily enable/disable a page's header & footer in Firefox just like in Google Chrome?

There are many times in which I won't want any header and footer to be printed on pages that I am printing, but there are also many times when I will want them. With Google Chrome, this is very fast ...
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Javadoc HTML not parsed in Firefox 11.

Our javadoc is stored on SVN, and we're accessing it directly. For some reasson, if I access index.html via Firefox, it just displays all the raw HTML. If I use IE8, it parses and displays it fine. ...
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How to Override Web Browser “Keyboard shortcut Ctrl-A is disabled”

Is there a way to override a web browser preventing me from using Ctrl-A to select all text in an editable input text box? It is just annoying given that I need to select all the text so I can delete ...
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How to include inline frames in “Find in this page”?

The search function of Firefox ("Find in this page"; Ctrl+F) will happily search for the term in the body of the current page or in the frames of a frameset, but refuses to search in iframes. ...
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How to remove Zoom It hijacker plugin from Firefox? [duplicate]

Since a few days I have a plugin in Firefox which pollutes my search engines and shows lots of unwanted ads/popus. I removed all traces I could find for it and it still is there. When I uninstall it, ...
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How to disable ALT and APPs Key shortcuts in Firefox?

I am using Palemoon (Firefox 64bit fork) version 25.3.1 opening inside a split window inside Conemu. Conemu uses APPs key for split resizing, when i am inside a placemoon browser split window, and I ...
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How to export Firefox user settings only?

When I install firefox, I alter some of the default settings, some examples would be set homepage to blank, never remember history, change default download location. I do this in Tools > Options > ... ...
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Ask Firefox to export current Bookmarks to Json in CMD line

I can do this manually in Firefox when the browser is open (holding Alt key to show menu) and navigating to Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks > Import And Backup > Backup This will generate a ...
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Is there a way for Firefox to preload a website?

Is it possible to have Firefox preload a tab for say Google Search but keep it hidden unless I try to go there? My network is pretty slow and this would save me much time as I use Google often.
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Firefox redirects the URL

Few months back, kickass.to changed to kickass.so and when I used to type kickass.to and enter, Firefox was redirecting me to kickass.so. Now kickass.to is back in action and kickass.so doesn't exist ...
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How to Test if site is accessible from certain browser version

using rules in .htaccess I am attempting to block access to sites hosted on my server from traffic using a specific browser version (firefox 27.0). Is there any way to test if I have .htaccess setup ...
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Browsers not working in windows xp

Recently i re-installed windows XP on my PC. I installed Mozilla Firefox latest version. now Firefox doesn't open. it shows that it is opening but shuts down instantaneously. Then I tried google ...
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Did Firefox stop supporting command+shift+R to hard refresh?

I'm using Firefox 37.0.1 on Mac I've always used cmd+shift+R to reload the cache, but it no longer works. The Firefox keyboard shortcuts page still lists it for "Reload (override cache)." I've tried ...
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Select region in firefox for printing to pdf?

Can we select region in a webpage and printing the region to a pdf file? For example, in https://www2.cisl.ucar.edu/docs/hpss/kerberos, I want to print the part under "Kerberos basics", not the parts ...
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Only 360p on Youtube with HTML5

I recently read that Firefox improved it's HTML5 video support, so I thought I gave it a go again, because I am not a fan of Flash. It works fairly well, but unfortunately the videos are limited to ...
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Website forcing mobile interface on Desktop browser

#0: The website in the title is MakeMyTrip. One month ago, I booked my ticket for a journey through this website. I used my Firefox 36.0 (Linux) to do such. The user-agent wasn't tweaked either. The ...
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How to get back to normal mode when using vim keybindings in Firefox code/style editor?

I'm trying to use vim keybindings for the code/style editor in Firefox Developer Edition. I can type "i" to get into insert mode, but how can I get back to normal mode? The escape key toggles the ...
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How to debug Firefox crashes on Mac

I'm running Firefox 37.0.1 on OSX 10.10 and I'm always getting crashe. It's pretty much fresh out of the box, so this concerns me that there might be an underlying problem that's perhaps maybe not ...
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In Windows 7, how can one right click an icon, and “open with” firefox Developer Edition

When I right click a .php file in Windows explorer, and hover over "Open with", it displays my regular Firefox, but not Firefox Developer Edition as an option. If I select "Choose default ...
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Why is HTTP Negotiate authentication so restricted in Firefox? [closed]

According to Microsoft, the Negotiate method of HTTP authentication, is the "strongest (most secure) available protocol" Yet browsers like Firefox require you to add a special exception in ...
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Launchd process stalls Firefox startup on Mac OS Yosemite 10.10.2

I have long wait times up to 2 to 3 minutes when starting web browsers Firefox and Safari. Looked at Activity monitor and saw "launchd" taking up 98% of memory. CPU Time was 1.40.93 at the time. I ...
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How can I show and hide the developer tools with vimperator in firefox?

Well, I didn't find anything on this topic. Is there a way to interact with the developer tools in firefox via vimperator?
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Download link from firefox console

How do (or can) I download an URL from the firefox GCLI or javascript console? Reason for asking: when logged into Jenkins, I often need to download a multiple of logfiles for analysis. Since I need ...
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What reason might all browsers except Chrome take AGES to launch

I tend to use Chrome most of the time and it loads pretty much instantly. But all other browsers on my system (Safari, IE and Firefox) take AGES to load. From clicking on the icon, it can take ...
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How do I get Adobe Flash Player to open files on the net again?

I have Windows XP Pro x64 and I use Firefox as my browser. When I go to http://www.weather.com/weather, there are videos listed on the right hand side. I used to be able to click on the video title ...
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How to combine JSLint and Firefox Addons-SDK inside Bracktets?

How to combine JSLint and Firefox Addons-SDK inside Bracktets? I get the error: 'require' was used before it was defined. And other such errors.
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Use DownloadThemall to download complete webpages? [duplicate]

Suppose there is a webpage which contains links to other webpages which contains images. I would like to download those linked webpages completely (i.e. including those images). In the webpage, there ...
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How to remap Firefox to always use Cmd key for new tab

I'm trying to migrate from Chrome to Firefox under OS X and this issue is extremely annoying. In Chrome pressing the Cmd key is a universal for "do this in a new tab" command. It works for addresses, ...
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Windows 7 mouse sometimes scrolling extremely fast

I have a custom built desktop running Windows 7 fully updated as of last night with a Logitech Wireless Wave Combo MK550. About a month ago I started to notice that occasionally my mouse would act ...
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“Universal print” for firefox sends only first tab to printer

I want to print few tbs into pdf file\s. I downloaded Universal Print for firefox and then i would print with "Cups-pdf" or "pdfWriter" applications for Mac. It used to work, but today it prints ...
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flash download plugins unable to detect some flash videos

Why are some plugins in Firefox are unable to detect and save flash files from websites? I have installed many "flash downloader" plugins and on many websites they work and I can save the flash ...
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Is there any way I can force Firefox to NOT cache redirects (301 and 302)?

I am a web developer, and there are many times where I have to create or alter a 301 or 302 redirect. It is cumbersome to test immediate changes in Firefox because it caches redirects, so if I change ...
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Browsing a unkown website did freeze firefox/ubuntu

After checking my access.log of my apache2 server (up2date) i got following output: 179.217.17.165 - - [11/Apr/2015:01:31:46 +0200] "GET /phph/php/ph.php HTTP/1.1" 404 441 "-" "-" 179.217.17.165 - - ...
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Multiple installations of Firefox

This might sound a little insane, but I'd like to have separate browsers for my everyday/research and social-network browsing. I could install another Browser like Chrome, Opera etc. but I am not very ...
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When Firefox loads, is code for “Ask to Active” Plugins loaded?

When Firefox loads, does it load Plugins that are set to "Ask to Activate", or is the code for any such Plugin only loaded once it is manually activated? Note the question is specifically asking ...
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Using Firefox Pocket addon with Pentadactyl

I'm using Pentadactyl, a Firefox plugin which emulates vim-style keybindings and browsing. I've recently been interested in using Pocket with 'Automatically make all saved pages available offline' ...
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YouTube not working via SSH tunnel proxy to a U.S.-based IP address

YouTube is blocked in my country. To connect to this site, I created a SOCKS5 SSH Tunnel proxy using this command and configured Firefox accordingly; 111.222.333.444 is a U.S.-based IP address: ssh ...
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Firefox : 2 specific settings can't be modified into about:config

I use Firefox 37.0.1, which is currently up to date. I installed a new plugin into Firefox, then uninstalled it. I since have a problem with tabs. So I opened about:config and gone to ...
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Is it possible to recover a blocked Firefox download?

I download a huge .zip file with the latest Firefox browser on Windows 8.1 but after finishing the download this error came up: Blocked: May contain a virus or spyware There isn't a virus in it ...
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All search engines replaced with Yahoo as well as home page

While installing GOM player it occurred to my girlfriend to have all their search engines in deleted, replaced with Yahoo only. As well, the home page was replaced with Yahoo. The homepage is ...