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How to add a hyperlink to Windows 8.1 Start Screen which will open in Firefox not Internet Explrorer

I wanted to add to the Start Screen a tile which will open my mailbox in Firefox. I followed tutorial in which I added the shortcut via IE->Tools->Pin website.... but the tile from the Start ...
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url string stream editing on the fly?

I have a problem with an unnamed 3rd party application (appA). It has the ability to dynamically link to other applications through a dynamic url link you can setup. I'm trying to integrate with ...
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How mozilla decides to offer me an ESR download insdead of regular version?

I have noticed something strange , when using IE11 Dev images from modern.ie website . When i navigate to Firefox Download page , and click a Download button , the version i am being offered is an ...
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Can a non-admin windows user install Firefox to their C:\Users\xx folder?

I was under the understanding that installing Firefox wrote to the C:\program files (x86)\ folder and put registry entries into HKLM, therefore on a locked-down workstation a user would have to have ...
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How to export a single Firefox extension as an installable xpi file? [duplicate]

Once upon a time I have installed an extension, that is no longer available: YouTube Smart Pause . Is there any way to export this extension back into the xpi file, so I can give it to my friends? ...
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FF multiple instances on same host thinclients

Im ICT manager at a primary school. Last year our school switched to one host/server pc (Windows 2008 server) and thin-clients. All thin-clients are connected to the server/host pc. I found out that ...
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autocomplete and cache in Firefox

I am trying to understand if there is any difference between browser (in my case Firefox) cache and the place where 'autocomplete' data for an HTML form is stored in the browser. Unified storage for ...
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Which is the better browser for a power user? [on hold]

I've used Firefox since it came out, but briefly used chrome for a year. I started Firefox again with version 27. I love Firefox, but I may need to change because it won't stop crashing. I run over ...
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Why would my computer suddenly refuse to open one particular website?

I've had this happen once before recently on a different site, and I don't know what I did to fix it. Now my computer will not open any page on stackoverflow.com. When I try, I get the error message: ...
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When I set up multiple home pages in Firefox, I get both/all pages when I click home button

When I set up multiple home pages, I get all pages set up as homepage when I click home button . I have set homepage to www.google.co.in/|www.gmail.com . On startup it works fine . It opens both sites ...
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Whenever i try to ping some website URL, the ip address it finds is 127.0.0.1 {loopback ip address}

Whenever I try to ping some website URL, the IP address it finds is 127.0.0.1 {loopback IP address} There are many websites : mega.co.nz, 1337x.to & many more I have checked my hosts ...
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Firefox opens PDFs in gedit

When I click on a PDF link, my Firefox 31 (and older versions as well) always tries to open it with gedit, even though in Nautilus and xdg-open it gets correctly opened in Evince. In ...
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Vimperator; how to hide scrollbars on tabbar?

Since the release of the latest version of firefox, I've been having an issue where Vimperator will show scrollbars on its tab-bar. I can't find any relevant options in Vimperator's docs or via ...
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Can we get a “Forget About this site” like feature in Chrome as in Firefox?

FF has a "Forget About this site" in History, which only clears cache, cookies etc.. for the selected domain. Where is the equivalent feature/setting in Chrome or is there any extension for it?
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Firefox won't allow screenshots

Is there anything to do when I want a fullpage screenshot but some JS keeps firefox from taking it? This is seen on sites with "Load more" links like reddit, facebook...
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Why isn't “(ulimit -d 1000; firefox) &” working?

I'm trying to limit the memory usage of firefox to prevent it from stalling the whole system with problematic web sites. I tried, in bash: (ulimit -d 1000; firefox) & This should limit the ...
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JRE 7 silently crashes under Firefox 31

I'm having this issue where Java crashes under Firefox but nothing gets noticed. JRE 7 U65 loads fine, works fine for a while, but suddenly it crashes and plugin-cintainer.exe loses its ...
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Firefox “new tab” notification sound

I surf in fullscreen-mode and never know if a new tab has opened, because i hide the tab-bar and firefox does not give any notification about new tab creation. Is there a lightweight way to get newtab ...
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How to take Google search query and append modifers to the end of it in Greasemonkey discussion script

This is a greasemonkey question. What I'm trying to do is modify an old google discussions script. What were wanting to do is be able to take the google search query and add modifiers to the end of ...
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Installing FIREFOX with extensions/addons manually? (not really auto install)

I've been reading around with regards to creating firefox installers, bundling it w/ addons, using scripts, and CLI lines and a whole bunch of stuffs ... but it seems that going through this route is ...
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Does private browsing prevent socket events?

I usually do my work in Google Chrome (v36.0.1985.143), private browsing enabled. I use Firefox to browse Stack Exchange, in normal mode so that all my logins are persisted. Sometimes I accidentally ...
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Internet really slow or stops working on my computer but fine on my laptop and ipad

I know you are going to say that this has been answered already, but it hasnt. None of those solutions worked for me. So this is the problem, and it only occurs on my computer, my laptop,ipad and ...
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Firefox Download Manager Tweak Opens numerous download windows

When starting Firefox the Download Manager Tweak extension opens numerous download windows.
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Need to change the default Border color as RED in the excel

By default the border color is black but i need to change the default Border color as RED in the excel Note: Where ever i click the cell the border should be displayed as "Red"
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How do I scan Firefox on Ubuntu Linux for malicious JavaScripts?

I run Ubuntu Linux in a VirtualBox VM. I was browsing using Firefox, and I always use Adblock Plus with default configuration (EasyList) and NoScript. Then my VM lagged(mouse badly out of sync with ...
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How to remove navigation controls from Firefox right click menu?

A recent firefox update has changed the context menu when you right click on a page to display icons such as back, forward, stop and bookmark: Is there any way to remove them? I'm using Firefox 32 ...
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Hard to read text in all browsers under Windows 7

I'm on Windows 7 64-bit. The text on all of my internet browsers (Chrome, Firefox, IE) is very hard to read: I have tried a lot of different methods from ClearType, to GPU changes and general ...
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Chrome and Firefox Crash When Bringing Up Windows Explorer

I am having a weird issue lately on my laptop. I am running Windows 7 and I have IE v10, Chrome v36, and Firefox v31. All my browsers are up to date and all Windows Updates are installed. The issue ...
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Is it possible to have tab completion of drop-down lists in web pages in Firefox?

Does anyone know of a Firefox plugin that would enable tab-completion (or some other key sequence like Alt-L) of items in drop-down lists in web forms? e.g. ou<TAB>in<TAB>s<TAB> ...
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“When firefox starts” setting does not last after a reboot

I have set the "when firefox starts" and "home page" values, but when I reboot the computer (or more accurately, when I restart the computer as it has been crashing frequently of late), those values ...
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How to set FireFox to “No Proxy” via Terminal

How to set FireFox to "No Proxy" via Terminal. I'm looking for a script to change FireFox Network settings to use No Proxy. I'm using Mac OS X ML 10.8.5.
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Tab Mix Plus option Reload Every (seconds-minutes) is listed but its contents are empty

If this question has been asked and answered before I am sorry for this post (new here first time). In FireFox using the Tab Mix Plus addon, there is an option to reload a tab every few seconds to ...
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After deleting all my cookies I'm still logged in my google account

I'm using firefox in private navigation. I connect into my google account then I delete all my cookies and then I'm still connected into google. Why is this so ? If I delete my cookies and ...
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View and modify form data before posted to server

There is a website I need to report data on a daily basis. To report the data I need to fill out a form and submit (post) it. One of the fields is a select element, and it's missing a value. The ...
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Open new session without a new tab (only with pinned tabs)

My Firefox profile has a setting "Show my windows and tabs from last time" set and I have several tabs pinned, but whenever I open a new session, instead of focusing on one of the pinned tabs ...
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Export Firefox bookmarks to an HTML file to back up doesn't work

In Firefox 31, When I go to Bookmarks click Import and Backup and choose Export Bookmarks to HTML.... Then the Export Bookmarks File window opens, I choose a location to save the file. I chose ...
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How to activate CSS panel within HTML panel in a console of Firebug of Firefox?

Please see the two pictures below. 1) Chrome OK. I have CSS panel in HTML panel. 2) Firebug ISSUE. There is no CSS panel in HTML panel. How to make in appear?
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Why does the gmail web page use so much RAM? [on hold]

When I log into my gmail account (using Firefox 31.0 via Ubuntu 14.04 64bit), if I save that web page to my desktop, the file size is 1.3 MB. However, if I look at Firefox's RAM consumption before ...
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CTRL+V does not work in Firefox

Ctrl+v is not working in FireFox 29. I have included clipboard settings in about:config, but it still is not working. Ctrl+c and Ctrl+x are both working. How can I solve this issue?
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Autocomplete in all KDE textareas

Is there any way to get autocomplete from system dictionaries in all KDE text areas, including Kate, Dolphin, Rekonq and the rest of KDE? If it could be integrated into Firefox as well, that would be ...
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Disable “Prevent this page from creating additional dialogs” for certain websites as a user

Firefox has long had a feature to protect users from over-aggressive Javascript websites that would generate repeated pop-ups to trick or annoy visitors. Is there a way to disable this protection on ...
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Is anyone else suddenly unable to open new tabs or refresh the page on Twitter using Firefox Mac/Mavericks?

I do this regularly, every day, but it has just stopped working. To (try to) reproduce: 1) Open Firefox for Mac (I'm on Mavericks), log in to Twitter 2) Try cmd-r to refresh the page, or cmd-t to ...
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CTRL+T hot key in Firefox missing suddenly

Okay, I am running FF 31 (just checked for updates, none) on Windows 8.1. Overnight, the CTRL+T hot key in Firefox to open a new tab had disappeared. I've installed nothing and run no updates to ...
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Firefox Clearing Cache - Ctrl + F5 doesn't work randomly

Running Firefox 31, Windows 7: I was running into a bug on a website that I'm testing where some things that did exist but do not anymore were still showing up. i tried clearing the cache by using ...
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Close opened tab after selected “Switch to tab” in Firefox Awesome Bar

When I open a new blank tab, start writing where I want to go in the Awesome Bar, and select "Switch to tab", Firefox goes to the already opened tab (which is fine) but leaves the other blank tab ...
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Was my mozilla download corrupted after a system wake up?

I have a windows 7 OS with a mozilla firefox browser. I had a large ISO file being downloaded on it while I carelessly put the system in standby without pausing the download. Although the download ...
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Restart Firefox after crash fails

I'm using Firefox 31.0 on SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11.2, launched from a terminal window. Every now and then Firefox crashes, which in itself isn't too big of an issue as Firefox saves the ...
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Redirect ALL web traffic through TLS without a VPN

Assumptions: Server: I have a Debian Squeeze server, routable on the public Internet, with a static IPv4 address. I have unrestricted access to modify the software on the server. The server can ...
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Where to find facebook theatre mode cache?

I realize that the photos viewed on facebook theatre mode cannot be found in my temporary internet files on firefox. Where have those images gone to?
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Firefox is freezing a lot on windows

I am not sure if me the only one who is facing big problems using Firefox browser on windows8. I am used to use Firefox and open about 30 tabs in the normal situation ! and when was using Linux there ...