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how to completely block any nudity and unwanted contents from firefox

Sorry for this but I should be clear in this question. I myself am a person who is really sensitive about these contents, even when I see a se.x position (no nudity!) I become excited and this ...
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Will the top webbrowsers obay cookie lifecycle? [on hold]

For example, assuming default settings, will webbrowsers clear 20 year cookies prior to their respective expiration date? How do the major browsers handle cookie lifecycles differently?
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What is “html wizard 1.7.1.2” in firefox?

So I'm running FireFox 35.0.1 I click on the addons menu and I see an addon called "HTML Wizard 1.7.1.2" I search google for this and find nothing. I searched Mozilla's addon website and it's not ...
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Facebook.com returning invalid security certificate

I am on a network which is secured by Cyberroam in my University. Recently, they have made some changes to their security policy and have 'blocked' facebook.com. I kind of used to think that ...
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AWS EC2 Linux headless Firefox issue: Xvfb: undefined symbol: pixman_glyph_cache_create

I have been using AWS EC2 Linux for a while for a headless Firefox/Selenium task. I built it using the instructions from ...
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Screen flashing when certain programs are focused

My laptop screen is sometime flashing when it is battery powered. While I can live with it, what puzzles me is that it flashes under certain conditions (and not always): When on battery and Firefox ...
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Slow loading of website on specific computer (stalling) occasionally

I have a problem with slow loading of a website, the problem is only on a specific computer (Windows8), and only in chrome and IE, in Firefox the problem does not arise. We have several other ...
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edit firefox searchengines without restarting

when i modify one of my firefox ( debian iceweasel 31.2.0 ) search engine descriptions , i usually edit an xml and restart . with built-in searchengine dialogue , i can only remove or assign ...
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Why does my browser cache fill up so fast? [on hold]

So on my second desktop there seems to be a problem with the browser cache. To clear up the cache i'm using this program called ccleaner. Helps me alot keeping everything clean. Recently the browser ...
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Firefox 35 network monitor, don't merge same-name http header, can I?

I'm using Firefox 35 to debug HTTP protocol, but find some weird thing. The server response header is: HTTP/1.1 401 Authorization Required Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:12:00 GMT Server: Apache/2.2.27 ...
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How to prevent firefox from melting my CPU?

While many people complain about small battery life on notebooks, I'm much more annoyed by a hot one. Normally, the best way to avoid this is by disabling flash on my browser, using click to play for ...
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Windows volume mix low, even though source application is maxed

On some, but not all, sites in Firefox, the sound output is quite low. Upon investigating, the VU meter built into the sound mixer shows that all channels are maxed (sound output and Firefox sliders ...
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Chrome redirects me to IIS7 page

When I use Chrome - and only when I use Chrome - I get redirected to "the IIS7" page when I try to go to some websites. I've seen a similar question asked and answered but the problem there was with ...
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Why Kaspersky 2015 is not installing Kaspersky's Certificate in Mozilla Firefox browser

I've been using Kaspersky Internet Security for a few years without any issues. but when I updated a few months ago from 2014 to 2015 I noticed that my browser (Firefox) was warning me when I was ...
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How can you set the default search provider in the adressbar for Firefox?

I'm trying to set the default address bar search engine to Duck Duck Go. The expected functionality should work as such: I type something that is not an address in the address bar, the browser opens ...
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How can I prevent firefox from switching to search tab?

In firefox when you highlight Some Text and click right mouse button there is option Search google for "Some text". It is all nice, but firefox switches to the search tab immediately, how do I prevent ...
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YouTube doesn't play videos in Firefox anymore

On my Windows 8.1 desktop I never had Flash installed and YouTube videos were playing just fine using HTML5. Last week end (17th or 18th of January 2015) I noticed that the videos won't play anymore. ...
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How to play Facebook videos without Adobe Flash player using Firefox?

I'm using Fedora 21 and using Mozilla Firefox, the latest version. When I had Adobe Flash (flash-plugin) installed, my Computer was freezed at least 4 times in a day, and Gnome shell crashed a lot. ...
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Disable Alt hotkey / Firefox Safe Mode

I like to use global hotkeys to launch my favorite apps: Control+Alt+G Google Chrome Control+Alt+T Terminal Control+Alt+E Emacs Using AutoHotKey, Quicksilver, or Ubuntu settings. I'd like to be ...
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Copy multiple lines from Excel to Firefox

I would like to copy multiple cells from Excel to Firefox, and I am wondering if this is possible? For example, a website contains fields such as: Address, City, Postal Code, etc. below one another. ...
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Is there a usable pastbin addon for firefox? [closed]

I mean like this one: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/pastebincom/ but not using pastebin.com service, which most programmers dislike.
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Why chrome doesn't (seem to) need Flash while Firefox and Safari do?

I have a newly installed OS (OS X Yosemite) I downloaded the Chrome and Firefox browsers, in addition to the pre-installed Safari browser. Now flash videos work fine with Chrome, but both Safari and ...
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Why doesn't Internet Explorer follow an upgrade system like FireFox [closed]

Is there a reason why IE does not do in-place upgrades like FireFox? When other browsers update they generally do not break but with IE it seems like every version behaves so differently.
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Contents of find-and-replace input shared between programs

When using the find functionality in Firefox and Sublime Text 2, the contents of the input field are shared between programs. Effectively, if I have been using find in one program, as soon as I hit ...
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How can the Firefox 35 search option for a match to be case sensitive be set to global?

Previously, the setting Match Case for the find facility (Ctrl + F) in Firefox was global - if the setting was changed in one window/tab, it would be the same in all other windows. This changed with ...
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How to make duplicate bookmarks in Firefox?

In Firefox (Current latest version 35.0), if I save a bookmark at location X in my bookmarks tree with Ctrl-D, then do the same again for location Y, the bookmark at location X disappears. How can I ...
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security alert from live.com [closed]

Yesterday I got an e-mail from account-security-noreply@account.microsoft.com, which said that my profile had been changed and asked if it had been me who had done it. I signed in, and, yep, the logs ...
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Multilevel tab grouping in Firefox

Firefox has awesome tab-groups feature but it is restrict to one level. Is there anyway to get hierarchical tab-groups feature in Firefox?
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FireFox SSO session used by Windows for further authentications?

On our document management system we use SSO and I also configured FF for auto login. Now that I extended the DMS with a feature which should load content from the Repository via SharePoint-Module in ...
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Vimperator broken on newest Firefox?

Vimperator seems to be badly broken on my newest Firefox(Don't know whether it has anything to do with it being Developer Edition). "Follow hint" can't be launched, the UI for any command is a mess, ...
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Download full web page: css, js, images and one or more levels of links

I am trying to download a web page including everything. I tried several methods and so far what worked better is the build in save page in Firefox, nevertheless it does not allow me to include one or ...
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Firefox completely ignores my shortcut settings on OSX

On OSX, I've set "Console da web" (web console, in portuguese) to Meta + D, on System Preferences. It show correctly on the menu. When I press Meta + D, though, it opens "Favorites" instead. Why is ...
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HTTPS Reddit page not updating in Firefox, HTTP version is fine

This problem has been around for a while, but I never really thought to ask. Basically, when I open my profile page in Reddit, the HTTPS version of the site is not updated, and displays old content. ...
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What format are Firefox Marketplace apps in, and where are they installed under desktop Firefox?

I got Firefox 35, and noticed there is an Apps thing, so I decided to check it out: This takes me to Firefox Marketplace, where I choose to try a game by clicking "Free", and I am prompted if I ...
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How to send Chrome browser to URL with the mouse (without hitting the Enter key)?

I'm using Chrome because I'm finding it slightly faster than Firefox. However there was one nifty feature that Firefox has which Chrome doesn't seem to have. When I cut and paste a link with the mouse ...
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Browsers won't load pages get XML interpreter error in Firefox

When I run Mozilla Firefox on Windows 8.1 webpages won't load and I sometimes get an XML interpretation error. It says unexpected interpreter status and gives a link to a file called netError.xhtml I ...
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Firefox unbelievably laggy on dell laptop

I own a Dell XPS 15 (2014 model), running windows 8.1, where firefox has always been slow and sluggish. I haven't been able to solve the issue through google. One of the problems is that scrolling is ...
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Is there a greasemonkey script that will DISABLE right-clicking entirely in firefox? [closed]

This might be a bit of an odd question given the nature of most things I've found while searching for this. The norm wants to enable right-clicking on sites that block it. I don't have this problem, ...
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Videos flicker during play back 2 GPUs Multi-Monitor setup

I have a multi-screen desktop. I have 4 screens in total. Three of them are in NVIDIA Surround setup. My issue is when playing any video on my right most screen the video will blink (only the video ...
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Can't add new bookmarks for Firefox 34.0.5 on Win7 x64

In a heavily locked down environment, I use Firefox 34.0.5 on a Win7 x64 machine. I am unable to add bookmarks, either by {Ctrl-D} or by tab drag-and-drop to the Bookmarks Bar. They do not appear in ...
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Cracked.com Image Fading in Firefox (How to Disable Lazy Loading) [closed]

When I browse Cracked.com and scroll down (even after waiting for the page to load), the article images fade in instead of already being there, like on a static page. It isn't a big deal, but it ...
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Thunderbird multiple process -no-remote and http-links

Whenever I click a Link in thunderbird which was started with the -no-remote option and firefox is running, I get a "Firefox is already running ... " error message. Is there a way to prevent this ...
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Unknown bar appears in Firefox 35 after update from 34. What is it?

Firefox version 35 upgraded from version 34. What is this and how do I remove it?
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Awesome Bar bar behaviour in Omnibar

I have settled with Chrome for now but there is a thing I really do miss in Firefox, and it is its URL path suggestion behaviour. For example, when trying to go to randomurl.com/random/folder, I ...
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Can't type unicode because of keyboard shortcuts

I’m trying to type some Unicode characters that contain letters. I am using Windows 7 but the issue also appears in Windows 8. An example is 🎻 (U+1F3BB). I can’t type it though because Firefox and ...
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Exactly the same URL, but 2nd and Nth views change for me, but not for colleague

Note: Although I strived mightily to ask and word this in a way that solicits a real solution, Stackexhange flashed a warning that this post might be too subjective. So, if the moderator does leave ...
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get Firefox to trust expired Charles CA Certificate

When I use the security certificate supplied by Charles Proxy in Firefox (35.0) to decrypt SSL traffic, it results in Firefox showing The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate ...
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Should I trust download.oracle.com if my certificate does not match?

I've been getting this every time I try to download a JDK 8 update to my MacBook. First, I go here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html I click the download location ...
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How can I automatically redirect to a website when a specific site attempts to load?

I use the latest version of firefox on windows 8.1. Whenever I login to a specific public wifi network, it automatically redirects me to bing. Is there a way I could have firefox automatically ...
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How can I change the titlebar height in Firefox?

Pictures are worth a thousand words, so I will explain my question with a couple of screenshots. This is how Firefox looks by default. This is how Firefox looks when the menu bar is always visible. ...