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Launch 10 Firefox profile windows simultaneously?

I would like to open 10 Firefox profile windows simultaneously on Ubuntu desktop. I know how to do this on Windows but the application doesn't exist on Ubuntu. I have tried Profile Manager in Terminal ...
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Flash crashing across all browsers

I just fresh installed Windows 10 and downloaded the latest Flash. However, any page that uses Flash, like YouTube, crashes. This goes for all browsers. Chrome gives me this error: Firefox gives ...
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Firefox 39 and Explorer 11 don't connect with a web page on port 8080

I'm at home now and I need to connect to a web page through port 8080 so I write an address on Firefox address bar like http://201.183.xx.yy:8080/page1/PageB? and doesn't work. The message is "The ...
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Sleep fails, can't load crash dump driver

Despite lots of analysis, I can't figure out why my PC fails to sleep. Any method of triggering sleep (e.g. through windows menu; timeout; windows API call) is the same. The screen briefly turns ...
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Use Media Keys for Soundcloud, YouTube, etc.. in Firefox?

I'm using Firefox in version 39.0. My keyboard has Media Keys and I want to use them for controlling sites like Soundcloud, Youtube, etc.. Is that possible?
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How to make the firefox bookmarks button list recent bookmarks?

I've used firefox since version 1 and I've accumulated a lot of bookmarks. And now, thanks to buggy syncs over the years, I've got millions of 'em inc. duplicates! What's most useful to me is Recent ...
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Getting rid of Flash in Firefox (MIME)

After having had Flash installed and blocked with NoScript for the last few years (except on a enable-per-use base), I have recently -- a month or so ago -- grown tired of the frequent security issues ...
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How to make Firefox 39 display the page title of the active tab in the window title bar?

After upgrading to Firefox 39, the title of the page in the currently active tab is no longer displayed in the browser window's title bar. (In fact, there is no real title bar at all, even after ...
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AdBlock Plus exception filter not working

I have an AdBlock Plus exception filter (shown below) I am using in Firefox 39.0 and it still seems to be blocking the script: As you can see by the green-colored text it should be whitelisting ...
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Setting custom Firefox new tab page but removing the URL from the address bar

I have created a HTML document that I want to use both as a home page and a new tab page. I have changed both browser.startup.homepage and browser.newtab.url in about:config. Everything works as ...
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I am using Windows 8.1. and I am not able to open Google through Firefox browser

I am using Windows 8.1 and I am using Chrome and Firefox. Today I tried open www.google.com in FireFox and got an "Untrusted website" error. The error which I am getting is www.google.co.in uses ...
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Google account password recovery doesn't work in Mozilla Firefox v39.0 [on hold]

I tried a lot changing the password using the Google Account recovery but it simple refreshes the page every time I select the I don't know my password and enter the Email-ID.When the same thing I ...
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Effects of 0 day exploits, malicious scripts or flash videos exploiting firefox [on hold]

What would happen if ie there is a 0 day exploit in VLC or even in flash , or a script on a site that is malicious. I often read that a 0 day exploit offers remote execution of code so would this ...
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Chromium/Firefox extension that would let me “AJAXize” websites? [on hold]

I just thought that it would be convenient to set up a script that refreshes the currently visible StackOverflow question page in the background every second, fetch the number of current views for ...
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How do I use Google data compression proxy on Firefox?

I am using GNU Icecat (GNU version of Mozilla Firefox) on Trisquel GNU/Linux. In order to minimize/optimize data usage while web surfing, I want to use google data compression proxy. So, How do I use ...
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Rewrite browsing history and sessions after website changes domain

A website that I visit often has changed its domain name (old.example.com -> new.example.com). How can I easily rewrite all entries in Firefox's history and sessions (active tabs), as if the website ...
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Firefox drawing some websites off the viewing area

Some websites which seems to be designed with "responsive" templates are displaying in Firefox with the content off the right side of the viewing area. The issue happens in Firefox Safe Mode and at ...
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How do you stop the “Google Privacy Reminder” message from constantly appearing?

Incredibly annoying as when I edit all options and set them all to Off (although I doubt this makes any difference!) and accept the review, the same message comes back the following day. What am I ...
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where does firefox store address bar entries [duplicate]

When we begin to write a website address in Firefox, it automatically shows a few possible website addresses, but it will not show all other website addresses. I want to look at all those addresses ...
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Creating a symbolic link for Firefox and launching creates 2 Firefox windows

I am using Arch Linux and LXDE. I have downloaded Firefox and moved it over to: /opt/firefox (e.g., mv firefox /opt/firefox). Next, I created symbolic link to the user/bin folder: ln -s ...
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Can I set a different preferred language per site?

Is there a way to change the preferred language in the browser (Firefox and/or Chrome) based on the visited site? Most of the time I want websites to be displayed in English, but when I visit a ...
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Firefox download faster when progress is displayed?

This may sound like superstition. But I observed for quite some time that when downloading a relatively large file with Firefox (as of 38.05), the reported download speed is higher when the progress ...
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universal print add-on for firefox won't print more than 1 tab

I used it in the past but it seems to lose the ability to print all open tabs. I'm using FF on mac I choose File --> print --> print all tabs a print dialog opens with only 1 page to print how ...
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How can I make Mozilla Firefox always show the download manager

This may be a bit pedantic, but I like to see my full download history, and see the progress of my current downloads in a larger format than the tiny arrow on firefox's navigation/search bar. I have ...
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No Windows SDK found when installing SpiderMonkey

I'm following this guide to install SpiderMokey. I've downloaded and installed Visual Studio Community 2015, then restarted. I've downloaded and installed MozillaBuild package. When I go to ...
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Where does Firefox get the HSTS information from?

I have a local server serving HTTPS using a self-signed certificate. It does not serve http. The certificate is issued with cn=host1.subdomain1.domain1. The server is reachable under name host2, too. ...
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Can I restore a lost Firefox add-on the name of which I've forgotten?

I upgraded my Firefox from 30 to 39 and one of my add-ons disappeared. I don't see it in Customize, and I can't figure out which of my add-ons it is or remember the name of it (I know, I have too ...
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Why do Youtube videos start black? [migrated]

I'm using the latest Firefox without Adobe Flash (so HTML5 videos) on Youtube Youtube videos almost always start kind of black, parts of the image are barely visible. Why do I have to wait a few ...
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How to remove the 15 recent items from the history menu in Firefox via userChrome.css?

I'm using Pale Moon (25.5.0 x86) but apparently tweaks that use the userChrome.css file are the same as in Firefox. I tried to remove them using the DOM Inspector, but I couldn't. I found this post ...
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Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite Finder fails to open pdf w Prieview.app or save with normal icon

Icon is blank "sheet" on all users' file names ending with .PDF. Finder will not open any .pdf files with default "Prieview.app. Info shows prieview is listed with "Open with:" for these files. ...
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How to change Mozilla Firefox quit shortcut?

I'm using Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu(version - 39.0) I want to change the quit short-cut which is currently Ctrl+Q.. To some other keys, because sometime while closing tabs with Ctrl+W., I ...
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Why do pop-ups not appear on Firefox, even with AdBlock disabled?

I use Windows 8.1. My Mozilla Firefox 39.0 (abbreviated to FF) comprises many add-ons, one of which is AdBlock Plus 2.6.9.1 (abbreviated to ABP). Certain websites contain links such as 'Share on ...
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Paragraph and box width in Firefox vs. IE and Chrome

My web page is set to be max-width 1260px. [Edit] I realized that this problem exists not only for my page but also for all pages in the net (or almost all, perhaps those which have fixed width or ...
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How to Resize WEBM Videos

I find that a lot of the webm videos (or gifv) on imgur and the like are too small to see (yes, my eyesight is horrible). These types of videos allow for viewing in full screen, but since the source ...
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Firefox 39 - Secure Connection Failed - weak ephemeral Diffie-Hellman key in Server Key Exchange handshake message

As of Firefox 39, connecting to an old administrative interface for some third party software gave the following message: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to ...
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How to see the encryption algorithm in firefox

Is there any tool through which I can check the encryption algorithm being used when I am accessing a website in firefox? The plug in should be able to show me security related information, like ...
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Sandboxie not Working on Windows 10

I am having an issue with Sandboxie not working on the latest build of Windows 10. Every time I try to start a program in a sandbox, I get the following error. I understand that Sandboxie requires ...
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As a user, how can I open a site in a popup window without toolbars?

Long story short there are webpages and videos I want to display on my secondary monitor while browsing on my main monitor. All of my toolbars and tabs make the browser rather bulky, and I'd like to ...
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Is there any privilege difference between local files and internet files in chrome?

Internet Explorer has a Local intranet security zone and local file(file:///c:/xxx.htm) has more privileges than a page in Internet security zone(http://www.example.com). Will local pages in Chrome ...
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OSX Firefox Window Blank

On my mac osx 10.10 my Firefox is all blank and dashed its so weird. Panels show, but not content of windows: does anyone know whats up and how I can fix?
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What is “RocketLife Secure Plug-In Layer” in firefox?

I just found that I have a new plug-in called RocketLife Secure Plug-In Layer(Ver. 1.0.5.0): I do not know how it got into my browser. It says that it is related to Photo, a program which is related ...
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allow java applets in browser

I really don't get the policy of not allowing java applets in browser. I mean, I understand that the java does not run automatically for security reasons, but it seems that there is actually no way ...
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How Mozilla blocked the Flash by default without updating the browser? [closed]

Earlier this week Mozilla's support team has made the decision to block all versions of Flash Player from Firefox until Adobe releases a patch. Before Tuesday (2015-07-14) Flash was working fine, ...
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Fixing bad fonts in web pages in Firefox on Windows 7

See the image below which is a doctored screenshot of the view of https://drive.google.com/drive/my-drive and is not concerning the fonts when editing a Google Docs. The font rendering is bad, ...
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Insert Hyperlink to an IP Address

I can open a browser (Chrome or Firefox or Internet Explorer) and enter an IP address in the Address bar, say: 134.170.185.46 and the browser will open the website (Microsoft.com) directly - ...
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How can I turn on antialiasing in Firefox?

I hope this is the correct place to ask a question like this. Recently, my Firefox (39.0 on Windows Seven) stopped antialiasing texts. http://www.mindoki.com/tmp/ffaliasing.png (I provide links ...
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Enable silverlight on the site

I was working with regexp on the site that works on silverlight. When I finished and wanted to copy final regexp, system asked me if I want to allow this app to write in my buffer. I automaticly ...
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How to accept insecure connection in Firefox 39+?

When I try to open a webpage, I get an ssl_error_weak_server_ephemeral_dh_key error in Firefox. According to my googling the keys are weak, there is a security hole, I'm not safe, etc. Great, Firefox ...
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CPU usage while uploading video

This may be a dumb question, but when I'm uploading video to YouTube (through the site's own upload form, in Firefox, running on Linux), I see more activity in my CPU status monitor and hear the fan ...
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Firefox wont load Faceboook Wall Page

Using Firefox Mozilla, and seems the Facebook WALL link will not completly load. the Icon hangs like the old hourglass or circle, and will not bring up the content. Chrome works good.