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Change the default search page in Firefox 31?

I typically remove the embedded search box from the Firefox UI. I have other uses for that screen real estate. Instead, I open a new tab and hit Control+K to go to the Google home page. But Firefox ...
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Does Firefox store bookmarks as individual files anywhere?

Many years ago in the time of Windows XP, I remember that Internet Explorer had a "Favourites" folder containing each bookmark as a standalone file. This enabled easy drag-and-drop operations on ...
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what is wrong with my firefox 'MSVCR71.DLL is missing`?

When i click any hyperlink on firefox,there is a message coming out 'MSVCR71.DLL is missing',i downloaded a msvcr71.dll and saved it into c:\windows\system32,the problem remains,what is the matter ...
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Really truly install multiple independent versions of Firefox

I have seen some other questions on here (e.g., this and this), plus plenty of other pages on the web, offering various strategies for installing and running multiple versions of Firefox side by side. ...
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Sync only a single bookmarks folder [on hold]

There seem to be a few options for syncing Firefox bookmarks, such as Firefox Sync and Xmarks. Are there any other services which might allow the user to sync only a single bookmark folder between ...
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Browsers gets messed across dual monitor in portrait setup

I have recently changed my dual monitor setup from landscape to portrait. The desktop is extended and not duplicated. I'm having a problem viewing websites when the browser spans across two monitors. ...
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Why does Firefox not auto-detect the proxy after upgrading to version 31?

My Firefox cannot detect the proxy any more after upgrading it to version 31. The proxy setting inside Firefox network option is Auto-detect proxy settings for this network. Before upgrading to ...
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Close multiple tabs which have the same base URL

I have lots of tabs open. Many of them are from Amazon.com/something. How do I close them all at once in the browser? (I'm using Firefox)
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Why does my Firefox memory usage keep rising with use and never returns to the initial level?

I am primarily using Firefox as my web browser. I have noticed that after some tabs having been opened and closed the memory usage of Firefox becomes larger and larger. This fact often leads me to ...
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Pentadactyl Firefox shortcuts

The commands ZZ,:xa,:xall and :wq are supposed to save the current firefox session and quit,but regardless of which one I try I end up on my homepage the next time firefox is started.Are the commands ...
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Why does https://gmail.com/ produce no SSL error while using a bad certificate?

It looks like https://gmail.com uses an SSL certificate which is for the hostname mail.google.com. As the SSL certificate hostname does not match the browser URL, why does this work? I should get a ...
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Flash eats focus and standard Firefox's hotkeys does not work. How to fix it? I press Ctrl+T but nothing happens

I want to use standard browser hotkeys even when focus is inside adobe flash. How I can get it? I want e.g. Ctrl+T, Ctrl+W, Ctrl+R, Ctrl+N, Ctrl+L, Ctrl+F6, F11 ... I need cross-platform solution, ...
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Setting up Firefox with multiple profiles running simultaneously (Windows 8)

The goal A click on Firefox in the TaskBar starts an instance which asks which profile to use. When that instance runs and the same icon is clicked with middle mouse button (to start a new instance) ...
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Firefox 30 not recognizing font

I am using stylish to change the look of my firefox. I have the font HaxrCorp S8 installed and works in programs such as bblean and sublime text, but when I try to use it in FireFox it doesn't seem to ...
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How to make ctrl-k display plain Google homepage in Firefox?

Pressing ctrl-k used to take me to the plain vanilla version of Google's homepage. Apparently, this has changed, as of Firefox 31. Pressing ctrl-k now gets me to some sort of Firefox-branded wrapper ...
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Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at www.coursera.org

I am not able to open www.coursera.org on firefox and chromium. On firefox the complete error is: Unable to connect Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at www.coursera.org. The site ...
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What is causing my computer to be slow all of a sudden? New version of Firefox/Ubuntu? Script error? Old computer?

A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, or you can continue to see if the script will complete. When the above shows up, I click continue ...
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Is there a way to run an HTML file with default browser and a parameter?

I have an HMTL file that I would like to be opened with the user's default browser, followed by a parameter. For example, if your default browser was Google Chrome, it would open as: ...
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Open firefox with all available plugins

When I am running tests on Capybara/Selenium from my IDE and they launch a new Firefox window it is opened with no available plugins, such as Firebug or Selenium IDE. How to enable them? When I am ...
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How to set default browser in Windows 7 via script?

I'm working on a system imaging process during which both Chrome and Firefox are installed silently. I'm trying to find a way to set Firefox as the default browser for both the system default user ...
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Import Moodle in Aptana

I want to import Moodle in Patana, I go to local file system and right click on moodle folder (placed in xamp/htdocs) and select "Promote to Project". After that I set Connections of the added project ...
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Firefox: How to turn off “beep on error”

Using openSuse 13.1 with KDE and FF 25.0 In my bashrc -- both for root and user -- I use xset b off to disable the "beep on error" for all programs. FF seems to be the only one to ignore this, ...
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Recent closed tab menu in firefox?

I just made the switch from Opera to Firefox and one of the features I liked in Opera was a menu which showed the last tabs closed in order. I've been able to use the shift+ctrl+T to open the last ...
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Windows Media Player Plug-in no audio in Linux

I'd want to listen some embedded radio at AM 1030 Radio del Plata it offers an alternative player based in silverlight, which it works using pipelight. But I'd want to use the Windows Media Player ...
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Windows DOS Command for Finding folder name with specific characters & select it

Trying to write batch file code for copying contents of a folder with path "C:\ABC" to another folder whose exact name is unknown ( its a Profile data folder of firefox) Profiles of Firefox are ...
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Why http links are not opening from default browser in windows 8?

I have some browsers on my system i.e. Chrome, Mozilla and I.E. Mozilla is the default browser. If I open any http:// link it is not opening in Mozilla. Instead it opens an empty window in Chrome. ...
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Changing proxy settings automatically when connecting to different wifi networks

I connect to multiple wifi networks at home and work every day and I find changing the proxy settings for my browsers all day long to be a waste of life. From previous questions, I find information ...
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How to make Firefox search only part of selected link text?

Instead of making Firefox search the whole sentence of the link, how do I make searching part of highlighted text? Is there any about:config properties can be change to make it more like Google ...
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Removing a nasty virus from my computer [duplicate]

I have opened a link on my FaceBook and downloaded an executable file, unfortunately i run this file, now my browser automatically opens a new tabs that go to some one site which contains a counter ...
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Script for one time proxied firefox

I want to change firefox proxy settings on the fly (no, I will not be installing a 3rd party extension for this). I want to open up an instance of firefox without changing my default proxy settings. ...
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Set Flash plugin “Allow now” to be reset when reloading a webpage

Using my laptop if I set Flash plugin in Firefox 30 to always ask for permission whenever a website requires to use Flash then I'll be asked for permission every single time a webpage from the same ...
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Close tab by middle button down instead of middle button click

I want to close tabs by pressing mouse middle button before I will release it. How can I do it? Kubuntu 14.04
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Any way to prevent Firefox scaling on second monitor?

So, the background on this issue. I had two monitors. A 1080p Samsung monitor, and a 1440x900 Philips TV. On my old Radeon HD 5770, I connected the monitor via HDMI and the TV via VGA and set both to ...
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Trying to FTP ftp.ups.com I get FTP error 425

Operating System:Windows 7 Home Premium Ed Browser: Firefox 30.0 ISP Earthlink.net Connection:ADSL Firewall: Zone Alarm: ZoneAlarm Security Suite version: 13.1.211.000 ZoneAlarm license key: ...
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Sluggish Flash/HTML5 in Firefox 30.0

There are websites that have video playing back in the backround and removethebackground.com is one of those sites. This kind of effect slows browser's response almost to a crawl unless I switch to ...
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Is there a way to view the hierarchical structure of javascript files while debugging (F12) in Firefox?

I'm using Firefox 29, and when I open up the debugger (F12 for web console)->Debugger Tab, I get a list of sources at the bottom left of the web console, but they're not in any particular order, and ...
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Some pages in Chrome always redirect to ransom page at http://system-check-fyeltkhn.in

This is so weird and random that I have a problem explaining it fully. Since yesterday, those behaviors started: Some pages in Chrome are be always redirected to: ...
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How to change google chrome to look like sleipnir?

I do like and use Google Chrome but I don't like how it looks. On the other hand I like how Sleipnir looks but it's soooo slow, irresponsive and hard to control. What I'd like to do is to change how ...
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How to let GUI browser display HTML as soon as possible (dont wait for font/javascript/CSS resources been loaded)?

China CCP government is blocking Google services heavily recently, I can't even use basic Google search service now. So if websites are using Google services like http://ajax.googleapis.com ...
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Possible to change/edit which letters are underlined in context-menus?

I want to change some of the underlined letters for quick-selecting context menu entries, particularly, for Firefox (but knowing how to do so for general Windows 7 context menus would be great, too). ...
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Why multiple processes for Google Chrome in Task Manager while only one process for firefox?

I am using Windows 7 on my computer. I use following browsers at a time: Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Now in my firefox browser, I have webpages running in more than 18 tabs & there is only 1 ...
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Chrome and Firefox randomly disable trackpad scrolling os x

I recently installed the current Mavericks update. Now when browsing in Chrome or Firefox (haven't had problem in Safari) the track pad will stop working and am forced to use up/down arrows or scroll ...
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Xmarks sync crashing firefox

I recently had to re-install firefox and chrome. I then re-installed xmarks in both browsers. Now xmarks crashes firefox on sync. I'm running Windows 7 (up to date to the day) Firefox 30.0 Xmarks ...
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VMWare Player Ubuntu Firefox mouse scroll issue

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware Player 6.03. In Firefox, when I click a section on the scroll bar, the bar scrolls all the way to where my mouse is (as if I'm holding down the left click). I would ...
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Why does Firefox disable the 'Character encoding' menu for some sites?

For some websites I noticed the Firefox's 'View/character encoding' menu is disabled, why? Is it possible to enable it?
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Firefox doesn't honor “Remember Me” choice on websites (persistent cookies)

I've noticed for a while that I have to manually log back in to websites frequently even when I check "remember me" to enable permanent or long-lasting cookies. I always thought it was an extension ...
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Is Firefox using its own isolated Certificate STore

I am using the latest Firefox. However, my campus uses their own certificate for all internet browsing and asks us to install their certificate as Root CA. Since, i don't trust them with my ...
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What's an easy way to remove the Facebook apps sidebar?

When I go into a Facebook game, there is always this very annoying sidebar which is different from the chat sidebar and it cannot be closed by any options or button selections. I really dislike it ...
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not able to screenshot full webpage in SharePoint 2013 using Firefox

Does anyone know why I would not be able to do a full screenshot of a SharePoint 2013 webpage using firefox? I have tried Nimbus and Awesome screenshots plugins as well as the command line option: ...
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How to add Zip MIME Type in Mozilla?

I have a question, and I'm finding too difficult to solve. If you press Tool/Options in Mozilla web-browser, then Applications there you will have a list of MIME Types that you can manage some ...