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Firefox maintains history as a set, not as a list?

This may sound strange, but when I revisit sites from my browsing history they get deleted from their original position and added again at the end. This seems kind of bizarre and I would like to ...
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SSL https (http secure) sites won't display is client or server side?

Oddly, python.org has suddenly become unreachable for me through the Archlinux repo version of Firefox (v27 and v28.0 update): Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection ...
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Web browser | Disabling the download of arbitrary scripts

I use firefox. Is there an addon or setting to stop my browser from downloading all the scripts that are linked on a webpage? I would like to only follow links which are at domains in my whitelist. I ...
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google.com/search redirects to google.com/webhp but only sometimes

According to the internet when google.com/search redirects to google.com/webhp, it means Search Conduit has hijacked the browser. In my case, this is what happens: ...
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Debian - Firefox is Very Slow, Chromium is Very Fast

I'm working on a fresh install of Debian Wheezy, running Firefox 28.0 64-bit (although I've also tried 17.0). FF does not have any plugins installed, and all about:config is set to default. Firefox ...
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windows ftp that auto connects ftp://user:password@domain urls?

I'm setting up an intranet based app for managing a LOT of client domains (in the thousands) with each site having its own FTP account. As the operators will be dealing with clients over the phone I ...
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Firefox Fullscreen Preferences

I opened the webpage vimeo.com to view a video, using Firefox 28.0 for Windows. I clicked the Fullscreen button to watch that video in fullscreen. Firefox asked me if I wanted to Allow or Deny ...
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How to prevent background tabs from loading in Firefox?

I am searching for what the "Don't load tabs until selected" options promises in Firefox. As it seems the option works fine when Firefox is set to load the tabs from the last session upon start. Only ...
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Populate Name field of bookmarks automatically

I have been stung by a bug in Firefox that hasn't been fixed in nearly 6 years, though I wasn't aware of it until now. The bug report is here: "Name field of bookmarks saved via "Bookmark All Tabs" ...
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Pentadactyl focus on video element hotkey (YouTube)

For YouTube I want a hotkey to focus back to video element. Leaving the video element is usually ESC. this is by defining either a custom element to bind the hotkey to or set it to last previous ...
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HTML5 video playback is choppy and corrupted in Firefox

I am only experiencing this issue with Firefox. Other browsers work fine. Here are my specs: Firefox 28.0 Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit Intel HD Graphics (driver up-to-date) When I view an HTML5 ...
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Fedora - Flash player - sites with links to www.google.com are not working

I have serious problem. I have installed Fedora 20 LXDE. I have installed flash player and plugin for Firefox using this manual: install flash in fedora 20 But now, every www site that refers to ...
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Firefox bottleneck with lot's of tabs open?

I'm currently using Firefox 28.0 on a windows 7 system on a SSD. Sometimes, when I do some research, I open about 180 + tabs on my machine. This makes firefox super slow, without using the SSD or CPU ...
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Need a phone # to connect to firefox or chrome using dial-up [on hold]

My sister has dial-up only. No cable available. I downloaded firefox, and chrome for her using my cable, but we cannot get either to work with her phone, because we do not have an access # to enter ...
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Change Browser settings without browser restarting via use another program

I don't understand how some programs (e.g. Baidu PC Faster, Search Protect) change the URL of a new tab page, default engine and home page when browsers run. In Internet Explorer even there isn't ...
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Why am I getting a 403 error when I go to a site? Happens only from ONE of my computers

For the last couple days everytime I try to visit Ticketmaster (happens for all urls of ticketmaster), I get a 403 forbidden: you don't have permission to access / on this server. This only happens ...
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System Resore not working

Vista 32 bit System Restore is creating restore points, but when I try to restore my system I get a message saying System Restore could not be completed and my system is returned to its original ...
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How to manually modify a group of firefox history links, preferably by some text editor

This question refers to FireFox v25 in my case. A Wiki Workspace used by me, changed its name from https://wikis.mycompany.com/teamcollab/wiki/MyProduct+Alpha+QA:Test+Automation to ...
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Use a common find text box for all tabs in Firefox

Recent versions of Firefox have introduced a separate find box for each tab. Is there any config variable in about:config or any addon to Disable Tab Level search in Firefox OR use a common find text ...
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Wrong URL redirecting to search engines for all browsers (yahoo in my case)

I am getting a strange error first time. Whenever I enter a wrong URL/domain, it redirect me to following link:- ...
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Firefox/Chrome extension for setting multiple cookies at once from a string?

For developing reasons I sometimes need to setup a cookie from a string and test it in a browser. I usually use firebug or Cookie Manager+ on firefox, but I have to set each value one at a time, does ...
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Gmail checker stopped working since yesterday

I'm in a bit of an hassle, i got Gmail Checker for Firefox, both updated to the latest version, it was working fine since yesterday, and last night it start'ed to gave me errors connecting to my gmail ...
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Internet connection issues on Windows 8.1

This has been happening to me for a while. I can't remember exactly when it started happening, but my dad recently installed the 8.1 update to his computer and he's having similar problems, so it ...
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How can I automatically backup Firefox bookmarks to folder?

I want to have Firefox backup my bookmarks to a selected folder every Sunday. How can I do that ?
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Why does firefox open to Bing ads on awakining from sleep mode?

Why does firefox open to Bing ads on awakining from sleep mode? and that is with firefox closed not open, also it does not do this every time.
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Outlook 10 error: General failure. The URL was: Application not found

I am using Outlook 10 and it was opening hyperlinks in Firefox. I uninstalled Firefox and installed Chrome. From Chrome->settings I have set up it as default web browser. The problem is that now ...
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How to force Firefox to download mp3 file?

Somehow my Firefox reverted to old behaviour, and now it plays all mp3 files from URL in my browser. I want it to ask for download location. I have tried several things such as: Firefox settings -> ...
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Firefox : Open Recently Closed Tabs Not Working

I am trying to use Ctrl+SHIFT+T to open a recently closed tab. But this option is not working as this option has been disabled in firefox. I googled for a possible solution. One the accepted ...
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firefox change focus on new tab from URL bar

ive got a custom homepage and new tab page ive been working on, but i cant get it to focus on the searchbar in the page immidiately after opening. ive used JS to set the focus, but it doesnt seem to ...
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Steamguard always ask me for a confirmation code

Every time i log into steam (from their website) i need to check my emails for the confirmation code. Steamguard always ask me for this. My "devices" list must be around 100 devices by now while in ...
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How to prevent Firefox from redirecting to OpenDNS's “website-unavailable.com”?

I'd like to get Firefox to work with OpenDNS, but still retain Firefox's standard behaviour when typing something on the location bar. Before I set up things to run OpenDNS, if I typed google on ...
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Google chrome / firefox change modal/javascript based popups into internal tab messages

I'm looking for an extension (or an option) for both google chrome, firefox that has ability to convert authentication modal dialog boxes (for example SharePoint) where it blocks the whole browser ...
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How to add a cache file to browsers like Chrome/Firefox/etc.?

For example, there is a website hosting a Shockwave Flash app which is restricted to be used on that specific site. However, the network of the site is poor so that loading the entire .swf from the ...
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What are these characters Ö and Þ supposed to be and how do I configure firefox to load them properly?

tl;dr: My internet browser is not configured properly so characters are not loading properly. I am using the default Firefox 24.0 in Linux Mint 16, and have not installed any typesetting software. I ...
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No subpixel smoothing in MathJax

I am using Windows 7 + FireFox. Subpixel smoothing is enabled systemwide. Yet it does not work for mathematical formalas in MathJax. In the IE 11 the same problem. NOTE that the subpixel smoothing ...
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In Firefox, how to increase the height of the url bar while suggestions are displayed?

I'm using a large monitor (native resolution 1920 * 1080) and Firefox for browsing the web. I wonder whether it's possible to adjust the height of the URL bar when suggestions are displayed. To ...
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Firefox: blocking pages from redirecting to another page

I am using Firefox (Iceweasel) 24.4.0. In the previous version, I have selected in the menu to block pages redirecting to another page. Now this option seems to have disappeared in the new version, ...
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How to flush DNS cache in Firefox

Strange issue... whenever I try to access http://docs.python.org/ from Firefox on Win 7, I get redirected to http://docs.python.org/old_dns.txt which says: You need to update your DNS records for ...
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How can I print a large web page to a single-page pdf with custom dimensions?

I am trying to convert this page to a single-page, 19 x 13 pdf file. I am running Firefox under Ubuntu and trying to use the Print To File option, but it is splitting the web page into multiple ...
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Firefox: Moving the cursor past a link scrolls the page up

As in the title. Firefox 27.0.1. This has been driving me nuts: I'll hover over something (say, a link in a google search result) and the page scrolls up slightly. Nothing in the configuration ...
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Firefox: Launch Applicaton recommends web app (not Open Source)

Howto disable that "Launch Application" shows ads for web apps?
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How settings of a browser is imported to other?

Recently I installed Mozilla Firefox in my Windows system. After installation a window appeared asking to import settings from IE. How can a different browser like Firefox import the settings of IE ? ...
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Open links in Gmail on Chrome in Firefox

I use Firefox as primary browser, but use Gmail in Chrome. I'd like all the links in e-mails and chat to open in a new Firefox tab instead of a new Chrome tab, automatically (I know copy-paste, drag ...
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Strange dotless decimal notation of IP address… How does it work?

Earlier today I thought I had a URL in my clipboard, but I actually had four 9 digit integers copied from a spreadsheet, which were identification numbers from a proprietary system. Completely ...
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De-esser for Windows 8 audio output?

Lately I've been watching a lot of lectures online, but a good amount of them hurt my ears because of how sharp the professor pronounces any words containing "s". This is a very recognized problem for ...
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DownThemAll renaming files while downloading

i am using DTA (downthemall) for firefox and i am downloading tons of files at once! Each file has an unique name (some are short and some are longer). My problem is that i need the files in custom ...
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Windows 8 browser running slow

I have Windows 8 use Firefox, K-9 & Malwarebytes. I have Comcast and my HP PC is wireless. It is also less than one year old. A couple of weeks ago I uninstalled Norton as it had expired. Around ...
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Is there a service to sync Chrome and FF bookmarks by syncing their respective server side backends?

As you know, both of Firefox and Chrome have server-side services for storing their bookmarks. Is there a service that can sync the back-end of Firefox with Chrome for bookmarks? I don't want to use ...
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Roaming Profile Favorites

Is there a way to have your favorites roam from machine to machine with web browsers like Firefox and Chrome for example? Now, I assume you can edit the application so it saves the favorites to a ...
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How to disable progress feature in windows 7 or 8?

When you download something say a file in Mozilla Firefox browser a green bar starts occupying the browser's icon on task-bar that shows the overall progress of download(s) going on .But, I want to ...