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Why does CTRL-click not open some links in a new tab?

Sometimes while browsing, I'll ctrl-click a link to open it in a new tab. However, instead of opening in a new tab, it gets clicked and browsed to in the current tab as if I had clicked it normally ...
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Automatically load website videos in an external player

Does an extension exist where, if I browse youtube/dailymotion/etc and play a video, the video would automatically be loaded in an external media player instead? I don't want a context menu giving me ...
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Speed dial does not work in Firefox for a browser

I have 2 machines, both W7. I have installed speed dial from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/speed-dial/ fine on one I tried on the second, which installs correctly but doesn't ...
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Redirect web traffic (SOCKS proxy) for a specific domain

Sup guys, I have youtube.com blocked at my work because reasons. I'm a scientist and I NEED youtube because most of the conferences and talks that I'd like to see are available there. Yes, I ...
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I think javascript is turned off in my Firefox and I can't turn it back on

I usually go to tools > options > content. There used to be a checkbox - "Enable javascript there". The checkbox is no longer there. I am using version 34 of Firefox. If I go to 9gag.com anything ...
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CentOS-6 Default Firefox Bookmarks

I have a set of bookmarks which I want to be the default bookmarks for FireFox. Is there a location I can copy a bookmark file so whenever a profile is created, this set of default bookmarks is ...
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Search engine short-cut missing in Firefox 34

In the past version of Firefox you could define short-cuts for search engines. (by clicking on the black small arrow/triangle) and then "Manage Search Engines" - then you could define short-cuts) ...
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Prevent firefox from converting characters to percentage format in address bar

I sometimes use archive.org to find the contents that are no longer available in their addresses. I've bookmarked the http://web.archive.org/web/*/%s and use a keyword to search faster. (see this) ...
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Firefox “Untrusted Connection” warnings when visiting reputable HTTPS sites when using child's account

When using Firefox on Windows, I see an "Untrusted Connection" warning when visiting any HTTPS site, including very reputable ones such as https://www.google.com and https://search.yahoo.com. The ...
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Google search not showing his full content [on hold]

My problem is that when I search something on google, it shows a page without the usual functions the page has. And only two search options are show: web and image. Here's a image of the problem: ...
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Firefox 407 proxy authentication

I go through a proxy at work. I can access sites, however in the process firefox is reporting numerous 407 errors. I receive the following pattern for numerous resources per request, but not ALL ...
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How to access shared folder from Android Browser [migrated]

I'm trying to access file shared with firefox from Ubuntu to Windows (as server) via WIFI, all of setting has been properly set before. I'm using smb protocol via desktop browser from Ubuntu and it ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to activate/focus website's search box

Most websites have some kind of built-in search box. I'm wondering if any browser has a keyboard shortcut that will automatically take me to the website's own search box. I think that firefox ...
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How to set firefox search back to google

The latest version of firefox now has Yahoo as it's search instead of Google. I don't like this, I want to change it back to Google - how? I have already tried setting the keyword.URL in about:config ...
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Internet Explorer opens when I double-click firefox.exe or chrome.exe

I've been experiencing a problem for quite some time from now. I use Windows 7 and I cannot open Google Chrome or Firefox. When I click on the .EXE it opens Internet Explorer instead of Google ...
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How to turn the user agent into a secure_user_agent?

I am using FireFox 34.0.5 and trying to change my user agent. As far as I am aware, an user agent is, somehow, a software acting on your behalf. For example, I am using FireFox now, hence my user ...
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Saving Firefox (or other applications) windows to open up verbatim on next reboot [duplicate]

On Windows 7 Home Premium, I sometimes need to reboot my system, but I don't want to lose the URLs in the various Firefox open windows and tabs. Basically, I would like to save the layout of the ...
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Firefox : Import bookmarks from one firefox browser to another in different laptop

I have two laptops on which firefox is installed. I want to merge the bookmarks. How can I achieve this ? Thanks in advance.
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Change firefox menu color using userChrome..css

From my previous question, I have following content in my userChrome.css: menubar, toolbar, nav-bar, #TabsToolbar > *{ background-color: rgb(102,66,60) !important; } This changes the color of ...
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Firefox Developer Edition Theme in normal Firefox

Is it possible to get the developer theme in normal firefox? If so how do I go about it?
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Firefox: H.264 Video Support

I have Firefox 34 and OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems v1.1 addon installed and enabled. The problem is that Firefox can not play H.264 video. I used this page for testing and here is ...
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Firefox is alredy running, but not responding

I am using two Icedove (Thunderbird) profiles. I am starting the profiles with following commands: icedove -P "default" %u icedove -P "test" -no-remote --class test %u When I click on a link (URL) ...
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Two fully functioning profiles running simultaneously

Question: Is it possible to open two different instances of Firefox, each running a separate profile, and have it so each time firefox -P <profile name> is run it will connect to the already ...
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Google Chrome much slower when using file:// instead of http://

I occasionally have html files stored locally that I need to view. Opening them in Google Chrome as file:///path/to/file.html is excruciatingly slow. If I serve them up over http like ...
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Does google chrome has a download option 'Open with' (like firefox and IE)?

I have used IE and Firefox which has the download option open with which can be used when you don't want to save the file to HDD but simply want to view it. Does google chrome have this option? Chrome ...
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How to remove search providers in late 2014 Firefox?

The latest Firefox (now v. 34) has changed the way it administers search providers, so that they can be selected or un-selected, also new ones can be added, but they cannot be removed. That is ...
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Make Firefox /Chrome Dark [closed]

What is an easy way to make Firefox or Chrome dark? It is annoying as i am working with dark-themed programms and suddenly everything get's white in FF or Chrome.
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Custom keywords for search engines in Firefox gone?

How do I manage my search engines keywords in the new Firefox? I used to be able to type "y something" to look for "something" on youtube. I would give a keyword to each of my search engines. For ...
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How can I make flash remember my low quality setting?

I play a web browser game but I have a very old laptop. The graphics are too heavy on my resources and setting the quality to low improves performance. But it keeps resetting to high every time I log ...
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How to prevent repeated Firefox password requests when I don't want to login?

I use a Firefox master password, so every time I visit a site with saved credentials, it prompts me for that, which is fine if I want to login. Sometimes, however, I don't want to do anything that ...
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Google Chrome does not delete my browsing history

I have EXACTLY the same problem as Derfder had. I tried all proposals and advices mentioned below but nothing works. After deleting ALL browsing history, the urls are still in the autosuggestion. ...
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How to trace the access to firefox's password manger?

Recently my firefox started to prompt me for the password manager's master password right after starting it which is quite annoying and I can't find what's triggering it. This change in behaviour ...
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Firefox NoScript ABE - Allow 'block objects' from a specific site

I want to allow "blocked objects", including fonts, for certain sites with the NoScript FireFox plugin. I understand why NoScript blocks fonts, but for a few trusted websites I want to allow them ...
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Flash Video Downloader - when trying download, blank window appears

Since few days I am not able use Flash Video Downloader. It's an addon for firefox. I've tried lower version firefox and also fvd. I still don't get it what would be the problem. I also changed theme ...
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The first visit to any site takes forever to load

I suspect I might have a DNS problem. Whenever I try to access any website at all, it will take dozens of seconds to load in the first time. Any subsequent access will load just fine. If I try to ...
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Drag files out of Browser and into filesystem [duplicate]

I understand that Gmail users in Chrome can drag attachments out of their email and into a sensible place in their filesystem (rather than what normally happens, which is that you get a link on your ...
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Firefox having trouble loading websites at start up

When i start up Firefox, I try to get into amazon.com or ebay.com and the loading is just unbearable, it takes half a minute to load both of them (basically it is the same on any big site with a lot ...
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HRef File links in Firefox and Chrome

Hope someone can help. I know the Firefox file link topic has been done to death but I think I have folowed the rules and still get no joy. I have the following that I need to show all related ...
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What's an efficient way to turn a bunch of custom-edited Greasemonkey script @includes into user-includes?

I use Webcomic Reader very heavily, and have for a few years now. Before Greasemonkey added user includes, I built up a fair collection of custom @include rules in my local copy. This was a little ...
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Is there a way to find out how long a tab has been open, or when a tab opened?

I'm trying to find a way to show how long a particular tab has been open in Firefox. Alternatively, finding out when a tab was opened would work as I could calculate the open time myself. I'm willing ...
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Firefox : How to reset the new tab's tiles

I am using Firefox 34 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and when I press open a new tab it shows the most visited sites in a "tiles" format. Unfortunately for some reason the thumbnails of the tiles don't show ...
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What is FireFox's Device Manager used for?

In FireFox, there is a Device Manager (Options->Advanced->Certificates->Security Devices) that allows you to import middle-ware for cryptographic tokens (as far as can tell). Can someone tell me ...
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OS X: How to give different icons and titles to simultaneously running instances of Firefox

I often run two different instances of Firefox simultaneously. This works great, except that the various FF instances show up as identical-looking icons in the App Switcher (aka ⌘+tab), Dock, ...
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Webkit browsers froze while loading some pages

Some pages will just lag whole browser so it's impossible to work with it. It will just stop working. I've tried uninstalling, clearing all cache, cookies almost everything, even browser folders, ...
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Google Hangouts is auto adjusting sound system in Windows 7 even when I changed sound settings

I've already done the whole changing the sound settings in windows 7 to "Do Nothing" so that solution seems to be out the window. I'm trying to listen to music on youtube on Mozilla Firefox while I ...
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Why does copy and paste often fails with firefox on xfce?

I noticed that the classic X way of doing copy and paste with the mouse quite often do not work in firefox. In all other applications it still works as it should, I mark text, and paste it with the ...
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Firefox No Longer Works After Exception Breakpoint

I had non-updated version of Firefox I have been working with and had ~25 or so tabs opened. I had also Chrome opened with a dozen of tabs and I always keep them both running. As time goes, Firefox ...
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Prevent extra mouse buttons from acting as forward / back in Firefox on Linux?

I have a mouse with some extra buttons on it, and two of them on the side are treated as forward/back buttons by default for some reason - both in Windows and Linux. When using Windows, I can use ...
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Firefox - Using ctypes to activate a task bar item

I use a toolbar button in Firefox to toggle between normal and private windows. Here is the code: OpenBrowserWindow({private: !PrivateBrowsingUtils.isWindowPrivate(window)}); ...
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How can I force this redirection?

I currently use UAControl addon to force neogaf to recognize my computer as a mobile device, so when I visit m.neogaf.com and then browse around it stays on the mobile version instead of reverting ...