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Firefox: Is it possible to change the number of recently used bookmark folders?

Is it possible to increase the number of recently used folders when creating/editing a bookmark (yellow highlighted area) in Firefox ~34? I've tried searching the internet searching the configs ...
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How does Netflix know my password?

Over the holidays, I was given a Chromecast. Neat! I finally can stream Netflix from my laptop to my much bigger screen'd television! Unfortunately, Chromecast seems to require Chrome extensions (I ...
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Why can I not view sites when I click on their links in google search?

I'm having problems with google search link redirects. For example, if I copy paste a link into my address bar, I'm fine. But if I were to click on that link in a google search, I get that the ...
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How to Diagnose Firefox DNS Issues

I'm currently running Firefox 34.0 and Chrome 39.0 on Ubuntu 14.04. Firefox is presenting with extremely slow DNS look-ups that aren't occurring in Chrome. In order to repro, I've shut down both ...
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Search color in specified area with AutoHotKey

I'm trying to make an AHK script and I need help with these points: Search on color within specified Area Auto click on specified color when detected on specified area Target a window in the ...
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Text instead of images

Go to the following page, Yahoo Answers There's a screenshot of the problem by the question owner. When I click on the image to see it, , a window with so many characters and which don't make any ...
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Strange issue with Google

I have installed Ubuntu on my laptop. Now I have dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.10 both of them are x64 bits. I have two problems: The first one is the I can't connect to their server from the ...
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Large file download causing Chrome and Firefox to crash

I've been trying to download a file of 1.2GB(and my C: drive has over 400 free GB), and the same thing happens on both Chrome and Firefox(Haven't tried IE), on two different wifi networks I've tried ...
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Issue with google display and results, on all browsers

I have a 3-yr old desktop with a new SSD and a fresh copy of Windows 8.1. Googling is producing some subtly strange results which are consistent across different browsers. On other computers (which ...
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Checking firefox version using cmd and gives error

On checking the version of firefox using firefox -v, I get the following error. (process:12746): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed Mozilla Firefox 31.0 I ...
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How to enable specific extensions in Firefox private mode?

I'm planning to use time tracking plugins for my time spent on the web and would like the private browsing sessions to be counted in. In Chrome you can separately enable specific plugins in ...
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Firefox 34 can't visit certain sites

Got an unusual problem: I have a new lubuntu machine that can only visit certain websites with firefox 34. Can't visit google.com/ncr, can't visit jetbrains.com (I want to get a couple of IDEs), can't ...
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How to disable the new one-click search bar interface in Mozilla Firefox?

My main Ubuntu desktop received an update of Firefox with the new one-click search interface a few weeks ago. I gave it a try, but I still cannot get used to the current implementation. I previously ...
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OpenH264 won't work properly on Waterfox, what am I missing?

All the boxes on https://www.youtube.com/html5 appear to be ticked and yet mp4 youtube videos fail to load. The changes I have made so far to about:config I shall list here: ...
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How to manage volume of flash player applications on websites with Firefox?

There is some nasty video viewer that has volume around 10000% higher than normally, so visiting those webpages is very nasty experience to my delicate ears, especially when those videos start ...
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How to find out direct URL address of a file?

For example here: http://www.nova-institut.de/bio/index.php?tpl=shoplist&id=&aid=&lng=en when you see »Free Download« or here: http://faostat3.fao.org/browse/F/*/E, you cannot get direct ...
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Downloading a Video Clip referenced by a .swf file

I bring up web page: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152432831365653&set=vb.618775652&type=2&theater This web page has a 'window' for playing a video clip. Using Firefox menu entry ...
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Why does CTRL-click not open some links in a new tab?

Sometimes while browsing, I'll ctrl-click a link to open it in a new tab. However, instead of opening in a new tab, it gets clicked and browsed to in the current tab as if I had clicked it normally ...
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Automatically load website videos in an external player [closed]

Does an extension exist where, if I browse youtube/dailymotion/etc and play a video, the video would automatically be loaded in an external media player instead? I don't want a context menu giving me ...
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Speed dial does not work in Firefox for a browser

I have 2 machines, both W7. I have installed speed dial from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/speed-dial/ It works fine on one machine with latest version of Firefox. I tried on the ...
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Redirect web traffic (SOCKS proxy) for a specific domain

Sup guys, I have youtube.com blocked at my work because reasons. I'm a scientist and I NEED youtube because most of the conferences and talks that I'd like to see are available there. Yes, I ...
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I think javascript is turned off in my Firefox and I can't turn it back on

I usually go to tools > options > content. There used to be a checkbox - "Enable javascript there". The checkbox is no longer there. I am using version 34 of Firefox. If I go to 9gag.com anything ...
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CentOS-6 Default Firefox Bookmarks

I have a set of bookmarks which I want to be the default bookmarks for FireFox. Is there a location I can copy a bookmark file so whenever a profile is created, this set of default bookmarks is ...
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Search engine short-cut missing in Firefox 34

In the past version of Firefox you could define short-cuts for search engines. (by clicking on the black small arrow/triangle) and then "Manage Search Engines" - then you could define short-cuts) ...
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Prevent firefox from converting characters to percentage format in address bar

I sometimes use archive.org to find the contents that are no longer available in their addresses. I've bookmarked the http://web.archive.org/web/*/%s and use a keyword to search faster. (see this) ...
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Firefox “Untrusted Connection” warnings when visiting reputable HTTPS sites when using child's account

When using Firefox on Windows, I see an "Untrusted Connection" warning when visiting any HTTPS site, including very reputable ones such as https://www.google.com and https://search.yahoo.com. The ...
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Google search not showing his full content [closed]

My problem is that when I search something on google, it shows a page without the usual functions the page has. And only two search options are show: web and image. Here's a image of the problem: ...
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Firefox 407 proxy authentication

I go through a proxy at work. I can access sites, however in the process firefox is reporting numerous 407 errors. I receive the following pattern for numerous resources per request, but not ALL ...
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How to access shared folder from Android Browser [migrated]

I'm trying to access file shared with firefox from Ubuntu to Windows (as server) via WIFI, all of setting has been properly set before. I'm using smb protocol via desktop browser from Ubuntu and it ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to activate/focus website's search box

Most websites have some kind of built-in search box. I'm wondering if any browser has a keyboard shortcut that will automatically take me to the website's own search box. I think that firefox ...
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How to set firefox search back to google

The latest version of firefox now has Yahoo as it's search instead of Google. I don't like this, I want to change it back to Google - how? I have already tried setting the keyword.URL in about:config ...
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Internet Explorer opens when I double-click firefox.exe or chrome.exe

I've been experiencing a problem for quite some time from now. I use Windows 7 and I cannot open Google Chrome or Firefox. When I click on the .EXE it opens Internet Explorer instead of Google ...
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How to turn the user agent into a secure_user_agent?

I am using FireFox 34.0.5 and trying to change my user agent. As far as I am aware, an user agent is, somehow, a software acting on your behalf. For example, I am using FireFox now, hence my user ...
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Saving Firefox (or other applications) windows to open up verbatim on next reboot [duplicate]

On Windows 7 Home Premium, I sometimes need to reboot my system, but I don't want to lose the URLs in the various Firefox open windows and tabs. Basically, I would like to save the layout of the ...
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Firefox : Import bookmarks from one firefox browser to another in different laptop

I have two laptops on which firefox is installed. I want to merge the bookmarks. How can I achieve this ? Thanks in advance.
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Change firefox menu color using userChrome..css

From my previous question, I have following content in my userChrome.css: menubar, toolbar, nav-bar, #TabsToolbar > *{ background-color: rgb(102,66,60) !important; } This changes the color of ...
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Firefox Developer Edition Theme in normal Firefox

Is it possible to get the developer theme in normal firefox? If so how do I go about it?
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Firefox: H.264 Video Support

I have Firefox 34 and OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems v1.1 addon installed and enabled. The problem is that Firefox can not play H.264 video. I used this page for testing and here is ...
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Firefox is alredy running, but not responding

I am using two Icedove (Thunderbird) profiles. I am starting the profiles with following commands: icedove -P "default" %u icedove -P "test" -no-remote --class test %u When I click on a link (URL) ...
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Two fully functioning profiles running simultaneously

Question: Is it possible to open two different instances of Firefox, each running a separate profile, and have it so each time firefox -P <profile name> is run it will connect to the already ...
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Google Chrome much slower when using file:// instead of http://

I occasionally have html files stored locally that I need to view. Opening them in Google Chrome as file:///path/to/file.html is excruciatingly slow. If I serve them up over http like ...
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Does google chrome has a download option 'Open with' (like firefox and IE)?

I have used IE and Firefox which has the download option open with which can be used when you don't want to save the file to HDD but simply want to view it. Does google chrome have this option? Chrome ...
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How to remove search providers in late 2014 Firefox?

The latest Firefox (now v. 34) has changed the way it administers search providers, so that they can be selected or un-selected, also new ones can be added, but they cannot be removed. That is ...
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Make Firefox /Chrome Dark [closed]

What is an easy way to make Firefox or Chrome dark? It is annoying as i am working with dark-themed programms and suddenly everything get's white in FF or Chrome.
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Custom keywords for search engines in Firefox gone?

How do I manage my search engines keywords in the new Firefox? I used to be able to type "y something" to look for "something" on youtube. I would give a keyword to each of my search engines. For ...
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How can I make flash remember my low quality setting?

I play a web browser game but I have a very old laptop. The graphics are too heavy on my resources and setting the quality to low improves performance. But it keeps resetting to high every time I log ...
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How to prevent repeated Firefox password requests when I don't want to login?

I use a Firefox master password, so every time I visit a site with saved credentials, it prompts me for that, which is fine if I want to login. Sometimes, however, I don't want to do anything that ...
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Google Chrome does not delete my browsing history [duplicate]

I have EXACTLY the same problem as Derfder had. I tried all proposals and advices mentioned below but nothing works. After deleting ALL browsing history, the urls are still in the autosuggestion. ...
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How to trace the access to firefox's password manger?

Recently my firefox started to prompt me for the password manager's master password right after starting it which is quite annoying and I can't find what's triggering it. This change in behaviour ...
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Firefox NoScript ABE - Allow 'block objects' from a specific site

I want to allow "blocked objects", including fonts, for certain sites with the NoScript FireFox plugin. I understand why NoScript blocks fonts, but for a few trusted websites I want to allow them ...