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PDF.js no longer able to save / view .pdf in Firefox v 33.0.2

I noticed when upgrading from FireFox version 32.0.3 → 33.0.2 that I can no longer print or view .pdf files. When navigating Menu → Options → Applications & filtering by Portable Document Format ...
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How to stop cloudflare authentications when visiting a site?

I have multiple systems running in the same network, but when I try to visit some websites, I always get the Cloudflare authentication captchas. It is really irritating, because I don't face it in my ...
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Stunnel as a transparent proxy

I am interested in the following setup firefox->(local) stunnel client-> (remote) stunnel server->forwarded to internet I thought this would be possible if I made my stunnel client connect to ...
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How to prevent all audio and video media from starting in Firefox?

I am really sick and tired of needing to keep my PC muted because I navigate to a webpage and get spammed with auto playing audio or video. Steps I have already done: Removed flash Java is not ...
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Text cursor disappears in Firefox

When using Firefox, sometimes the cursor will disappear, for reasons unknown. Note that I am referring to only the text entry cursor, not the mouse pointer. This makes it almost impossible to interact ...
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firefox delete history of domain, not passwords

I use Firefox for my work a lot (I build websites), and it tends to crash regularly. I've noticed that if I open history (CTRL+H) and do [rightclick]-> [forget website] for sites which occur often ...
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How to make Firefox sync reliable: new bookmarks are lost and old bookmarks reappear in unsorted

I am trying to synchronise my bookmarks between a PC and two Macs using Firefox sync. My bookmarks (2000+) are arranged into a heirachy of folders. After sync, old folders that have been deleted ...
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What Is Being Send To/Recieved From “safebrowsing.google.com” When I Open Firefox?

When I first open my web browser I always get this notification from my firewall within about 30 seconds-ish. It does not matter if I'm yet browsing the web, I could just have a blank page up, or I ...
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How to use multiple tags in firefox browser URL search

I am using tags to manage my bookmarks in Firefox. Scenario: I have multiple URLs that have been tagged with more than one tag. I want to list all URLs in the URL bar, which have only the mentioned ...
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How can I remove unwanted ads on top of sites? [duplicate]

Yesterday, when I opened a website with Firefox, I saw 3 ads on the top of the site. Then, when I checked other websites with different browsers, I saw these ads: In the page source, I can't see ...
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Locking down of Firefox

I'm trying to setup a Mozilla.cfg file to lock down the installation of themes and extensions. I have a config file that I've been working on and has been blocking a lot of what we don't want our ...
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Enounce MySpeed not working on Firefox+Chrome after Flash crashes?

So I use Enounce MySpeed to speed up videos. It works for a while.. until Flash crashes. Then it won't work on either Chrome or Firefox until I reboot the computer. Even if I quit and restart ...
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Advertisement suddenly appearing on top of almost every page

Since this morning strange advertisement is appearing on top of many pages I open in webbrowser (see screenshot at the end). It's happening in any browser (tested FF, IE and Chrome), on any of three ...
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How can I get my company proxy's root certificate (with Firefox)?

I'm facing a similar problem as in Firefox: This connection is untrusted + Behind corporate firewall that is, I'm getting "this connecting is untrusted" whenever I try to connect via https, as ...
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Why proxy configuration stops all internet communications?

I found proxy server, checked using public resource - it works. Upon that I go and configure proxy settings for my browser: tried for both Firefox Mozilla and IE - nothing works. I mean that until I ...
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Is there a Windows keyboard shortcut to quit Firefox?

On most applications (whether Windows, Mac, Linux), it seems there is usually a {Ctrl,Cmd,Super}+q command that will quit the current application. On Linux and Mac, you can type this keyboard ...
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How to get a fullscreen with tabs in Firefox

I want to have a fullscreen with the tabs bar in Firefox running on top of Ubuntu 14.10, how can I do that?
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Setting proxy on and off, including user agent, on Ubuntu Server in Virtualbox

I am setting up an Ubuntu Server VM in Virtualbox, which I plan to export/import into different environments, as follows: 1) No proxy 2) Behind a proxy server whose address is known, with no ...
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Pentadactyl: Open a link in the current tab even when the link opens in a new tab by default

Contrary what the documentation states, ;o does not open the selected link in the current tab but either opens it in the current tab or a new tab depending on the behaviour specified by the page. How ...
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Firefox bypass cache for some entry (or all) in home page

I have 4 URL in my Firefox home page setup (my PC uses Windows7): www.pippo.com|www.pluto.com|www.orion.com|www.paperino.com It is possible to force Firefox to bypass its cache at startup only for ...
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Select previously active tab in Firefox with Vimperator

So I am on one of the pinned tabs, then I do :t google something it switches me to the new tab, and… How can I go back? Neither gT nor gb or gB work.
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Do firefox “Keyword Shortcuts” still exist?

Back in the day, it was possible to define Keyword Shortcuts, also known as Custom keywords in Mozilla. These were similar to Smart keywords, except that they were defined from within the bookmark ...
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Firefox image view using css from chrome:// schemed URL

I am running Firefox on Debian Linux. When I view an image directly (e.g: http://localhost/image.png) and I open the element inspector I see the following code: <html> <head> ...
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How do I force Firefox to always show the URL and navigation toolbar in popup windows?

How do I prevent websites from disabling the URL bar navigation bar when they open popup windows using javascript. Here is an example of such a window: http://jsfiddle.net/nLmw8t5q/1/ Basically, I ...
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Firefox downloads images twice

If I save any image that Firefox has already downloaded, it starts downloading the image again, which is dumb and a waste of bandwidth. Is there a way to prevent this? I'm using FF version 33.
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Firefox became very slow after crash, after resintall too

My Firefox (version 33) just crashed once, and after that I was not able to start it again. The "Firefox crashed" dialog jumped up always when i try to start it. Its only started when I have chosen ...
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Firefox — How to open a link (to any text-based file) in Vim?

Rather often, I see web pages with links to files that I want to open directly in gVim (when browsing with Firefox on Windows). Chrome-specific answer — also good to have. Attempting to get this ...
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chrome gmail error basic html

using google chrome browser and always getting error: undefined If this problem persists, try reloading the page, or using the basic HTML version. Learn More. the same version i using in other ...
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Firefox is displaying expired/incorrect webpages

I'm not sure if the issues are related so I'll give everything. When using my credit card website, at random points I am taken to a page saying the website is temporarily unavailable. This happens ...
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The new Firefox Button doesn't work

This button doesn't work anymore. I suppose it has been disabled by the last addon I've tried. I've removed this addon, but the botton in the image below still doesn't work. It appears in the toolbar, ...
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Open a new tab/window in an existing Firefox instance on Linux

I would like to open a URL from the command line and have this open as a new tab or window in an already running and responding instance of Firefox. I'm using Debian's Sid branch. If I do the ...
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3rd party browsers can't “open in folder”

I have a problem with with Chrome and Mozilla where after I download a file, I cannot open the folder directly from the browser. If I click on the "open in folder" or equivalent button in either of ...
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Firefox won't open on home page

I've had Firefox set to open on my home page (google.com) for years. But suddenly, after some hiccups over the weekend, it now insists on opening what I take to be the default Firefox home page ...
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Load all content of a webpage without having to scroll down

Recently many websites have adopted load on scroll approach. One has to scroll down to load more content for EG: youtube,google,facebook. Is there a way one can load all content without having to ...
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Is it possible to download entire YouTube playlist using IDM?

I download youtube video using IDM. All I have to do is use Mozilla, install a some idm download plug in and there you go. You can see IDM "DOWNLOAD" label towards the top right corner, or you can ...
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How do I roll back recent updates after enabling Canonical sources in Ubuntu?

While trying to install the adobe-flash-plugin for Ubuntu 14 - 64 bits I enabled two PPAs in the other software category : Canonical Partners and Canonical Partners (source code) After enabling those ...
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Firefox connection problems

I am using Firefox on my Windows 8. When I first open Firefox, it waits a certain amount of time (30-60 sec) before it loads pages. When I put the laptop into sleep and open it again, it again shows ...
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How to bring Firefox icon on the dash in Debian?

I have downloaded the latest version of Firefox. Everytime I want to browse the Internet, I have to go to the Firefox folder and double-click on Firefox there. When I search for the browser in Debian, ...
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How do I change the color of Firefox's menu bar?

I upgraded from Linux Mint 16 to 17, and in the process Firefox was upgraded from 30 to 33. Now the text in the menu bar is black, which conflicts with my Firefox theme (that I've been using forever): ...
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Possible to get faster internet speeds with tethering?

I USB tether my phone and it's connected as a local-area-network, or working like an Ethernet device. On my phone itself I download at around 15 kilobytes per second, but strangely, whilst attempting ...
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How to move cursor in a webpage by keyboard only?

Suppose we can't use a mouse but only the keyboard. How can we move the cursor and select different items in a webpage? (in Firefox or Chromium-browser) For example, when I open uperuser.com, I ...
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Show bookmarklets in Firefox location bar results?

I'm a heavy bookmarklet user and even heavier user of Firefox keywords. Combined, they're a real powerful weapon in dealing with different situations on the web. Sometimes it's hard to remember all ...
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What exactly causes Firefox's “The Proxy server is refusing connections” error?

Sometimes when going through a proxy, Firefox gives the "The proxy server is refusing connections". Googling this error produces plenty of results on how to fix it by disabling your proxy, but no ...
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Copy-Paste in Mozilla Firefox and an irritating link

I am using Mozilla firefox and trying to copy paste a news article from this site : www.indianexpress.com however, whenever I do a copy paste of any text from the above news-site, an irritating link ...
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Strange White stripe on right of the firefox browser window

I've been using firefox for last 4years. But I'm in big trouble with this browser lately. A vertical white stripe showing right side of the browser. Not only stripe but also options shifted to left. ...
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logging in via Google not working under firefox - security error [migrated]

I've tried to log in to this site via Google since I've been doing so for other StackExchange sites for a while now. However, it isn't working. When I click the "Log in using Google" link, it doesn't ...
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Why do I get this “500 Command not understood - shazbot!” error from FireFTP?

I am using FireFTP 2.0.21 plugin on Firefox 32.0.3 to transfer files from PC to an Agilent E4438C Signal Generator. The instrument is connected via network switch to the PC. There is no problem ...
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Firefox homepage is changed. Now they're displaying a game. How to change it back?

The Firefox homepage is now displaying a game with 'Click Me' call to action button. How to change it back to normal (previous) homepage?
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Ad block plus not working

It seems as though Ad block plus has stopped working. I'm using Firefox 32.0.3 and Abp 2.6.4 and Element Hiding Helper 1.3 For example this page seems to have more ads than it should. Here's example ...
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Turn off ad sound on Mac Firefox

I want to turn off the sounds from Flash ads. I can't use AdBlock Plus because the site won't let me use it, and Muter is for Windows only. I want to be able to play sound from other programs, and Mac ...