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firefox not loading some of the web contents

A few websites* have not been loading properly on my Firefox 47.0, both on Ubuntu and on Windows (they are synced). Clearing cookies, disabling plug-ins, and going into safe mode don't help. The ...
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Firefox and Chrome use 100% CPU and load pages dreadfully slowly

I got a new ASUS laptop with Windows 10 preinstalled. Unfortunately, Google Chrome uses 100% of the CPU for 10-20 seconds when I load some pages. Then CPU usage goes back to normal. I'm having the ...
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Unresponsive script Firefox browser-gestureSupport

I keep getting this error in Firefox after a certain amount of time. The error is: A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, open the ...
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Set firefox tab option to enable “mute” by command line

Firefox has cool plugins. I enjoy the "mute" tab feature. This can be enabled graphically by go to a Tab and select "Enable tab audio muting UI control". https://addons.mozilla.org/it/firefox/addon/...
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How do I get back a small HTTPS Everywhere icon in the Firefox toolbar?

With an upgrade just now, the HTTPS Everywhere icon is now roughly twice the height (and width) that it used to be. The result of this is a much thicker gray bar all the way around the browser toolbar,...
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Google occasionally can't be reached through any browser

Some times (like 5 or 6 times a day) I can't access google.com from any browser, or google.com related pages. Curiously, google.com.br is accessed normally. This usually lasts from 30 seconds to 5 ...
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Where One-Tab Firefox Extension save data

I am trying find the (*.sqlite or *.json or *.db) file where one-tab firefox extension saves the urls, but I am not have success. Some of you know about this? Thanks. P.S.: I'm using Debian Jessie
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Connection Error When Installing Adobe Flash

I have Virtual Windows XP running on VMWare Workstation 12 Player. Just for grins, I am trying to install flash on Firefox version 47.0.1. I went to this site, Adobe Flashplayer, and when I tried ...
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PC hanging whenever I am trying to comment/post online

I have an issue with my PC hanging whenever I am trying to comment on facebook, fill in a form, or post anything or view anything online. Its doing it while I write here now. My only way around ...
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Import cookies and passwords from Firefox to Firefox

As Firefox (32-bit) was getting unresponsive, presumably due to maxing out its process RAM, I've just installed an official 64-bit version of Firefox from this page. That 64-bit Firefox dev build ...
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How to change default program for open pdf file in firefox?

When I download a file in Firefox, I want the default program that display in open with section to change to nitro or adobe reader.
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Is it possible to see the DNS resolving query in Firefox developer tools?

Using the developer tools in Firefox one can see detailed information about requests to and responses from the webserver (HTTP header and content, timing information, status codes and so on). I ...
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which Firefox plugin blocks comments on mmnews.de: Error 403 Sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that

I use Firefox 47.0.1 (latest) with those plugins: When I go to URL mmnews I receive error message Error 403 Sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. Sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. ...
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How to disable all browser extensions while in private mode?

I want something similar to Chrome Incognito Tab where all addons and extensions are disabled by default. Unfortunately, entering private mode in Firefox doesn't do that and extensions still have ...
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How to have Firefox open prg files?

When I click on a .prg file, which are just binary files, then if offers me to download it, where I would like it to always open them with the program /usr/bin/x64. I am using Gnome on Linux, if that ...
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Firefox keyboard shortcut to save current page to Pocket

Using the Pocket integration built into Firefox 38+, how can I make a keyboard shortcut to save the current page to Pocket?
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Disable SSL for Google in Firefox

Since a couple of weeks I'm having problems with Google (Firefox 47.0 x64), specific with the SSL certificate. Every time I'm tried to load a Google page: Gmail, Search, Plus, Maps, Wallet, PlayStore ...
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Can you run more than one Firefox profile instance at the same time? [duplicate]

I was thinking it would be a good idea to run administrative functions in a browser that isn't in the same firefox profile as the one I use for regular browsing. Is it possible to run more than one ...
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How to resume interrupted Firefox download?

Basic question, how do I resume interrupted / failed downloads in Firefox?
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My microphone does not work with Flash Player in Mozzila while I have a bluetooth speaker plugged in

My operating system is an up to date Linux Mint Debian Edition 2. This is really just Debian Jessie with an additional repository. I use Flash to broadcast myself. Flash registers my microphones. ...
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Can I import my Chrome bookmarks into Firefox? [duplicate]

I just switched from Chrome to Firefox and I was wondering if I can get my bookmarks out of Chrome and into Firefox somehow. Is it possible to export to some standard format and import into Firefox? ...
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Very high CPU usage Firefox Youtube Mac

For the last 6 weeks or so, I get occasionally really high CPU usage when viewing YouTube on Firefox (v 46, v47). When this happens, FF ignores user input like switching tabs. This is on a Mac, OSX ...
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Mute new tabs by default in Firefox

Firefox has an option to mute a tab. Particularly useful when a misbehaved website opened in a background tab suddenly starts playing a video with sound. Is it possible to tell Firefox to open new ...
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How to know if an addon is gathering data?

So, Firefox addons are really good. But how do we know if they aren't also gathering data, like your browsing history for example? In Chrome you can check what kind of data the plug-in will have ...
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How to remove tabs or devices pertaining to old systems in Firefox Sync Tabs

I re-imaged one of my systems which initially had multiple tabs open and were sync'd. Now, I see all the tabs appear under the Sync tabs between all my devices. Is there a way to remove the device, ...
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Scripting an unattended Firefox setup in Windows

I work in a training environment where the Firefox set is ancient, and they refuse to create a new image. So I end up wasting a lot of time setting up by updating to the latest Firefox, removing ...
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How to tell an instance of firefox to use eth0 instead of tun0 while OpenVPN is running and connected to a VPN server?

sometimes I need to connect to websites without passing through VPN, is it possible to open an instance of Firefox and tell it to use the plain eth0 interface instead of the tun0 ?
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Firefox: howto force loading of all images (disable image lazy loading with scrolling)

More and more sites uses image lazy loading (JavaScript that loads images during scrolling). I wish to force loading all images in Firefox and Feed Reader. In Reeder 3.0 you see only placeholders: ...
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firefox remember history forever

Please do not mark this as a duplicate Is there a way to make firefox remember history forever? I have set every setting in about:config I can think of to 999999. places.history.expiration....
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Browser settings for large web pages?

I use Firefox and Chrome to download web pages that are pretty large (also containing thousands of thumbnail images that are also saved to HDD), when page is more than 30-40MB browser becomes very ...
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How can I get Firefox to prefer HTTPS over HTTP?

For example, I type superuser.com in the browser bar of Firefox, but it automatically goes to the HTTP site. I want the HTTPS site by default.
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Stop browser from announcing AdBlock

Visiting this website tells me that my browser announces that it it using AdBlock. Can I stop my browser from announcing that it uses it?
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In Firefox, is there a counterpart to Google Chromes -app option?

Google Chrome has ability to launch in an "app" mode by using -app command line switch, for example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" -app=http://some-url Using this I ...
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firefox+flash mouse clicked required to pgdn

I have a website open in firefox that uses flash. Whenever I alt+tab to firefox, and press the pgdn button, I'm required to click on the screen with my mouse before the pgdn works. Is there any way ...
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Firefox 47.0.1 - Allow insecure contents to be loaded from localhost

For my personal testing environment, I need to allow firefox to allow insecure content (in my specific case, allow a request to a non-https website). It is working from any website, but not from my ...
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Malware: how to remove annoying extra argument when Firefox & Chrome processes start

I am in the midst of a malware cleanup, as a result of making the rookie mistake of trying out an .exe file from an unreliable source. Anyway, the malware seemingly turned out to be some sort of ...
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Firefox Not Playing HTML5 Audio, Using ALSA with Modification

Some time ago, I faced a problem with my Eee PC 901's left speaker and had to disconnect same. Quite naturally, I wanted to find a way to downmix the stereo audio to mono and pipe it all out the ...
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How to transfer a webpage from firefox on ubuntu server to firefox on local windows machine

I am trying to access a url on firefox on my ubuntu server but the firefox freezes after every few seconds. I would like to access the url from the firefox on my local machine. I read in the internet ...
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Stop websites from changing scroll speed in Firefox

How can I stop websites that change my mouse wheel scrolling speed. For instance the new Youtube design changed that I have to scroll 500% more which I find a horrible user experience. Is there a way ...
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Unable to enable webgl in firefox 45, webgl.disabled is locked to true

I am using firefox 45.2.0, and have a NVIDIA Quadro K5000. This is a work managed computer so do not have admin rights, but everything else in the about:config I can change except webgl.disabled, as ...
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How do I increase the height of the URL bar in Firefox?

Firefox 47 on Kubuntu 16. The URL Bar is so tiny it's difficult to read. If I increase the height of the URL Bar in userChrome.css like so: #urlbar {height: 40px !important} then the URL bar ...
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Adblock Plus: Write rules matching links?

I have a site that has a banner. The banner comes from the own site to circumvent Adblocks, so you can't just block the image tag otherwise all images of that site wouldn't be displayed. The image tag ...
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How do to see day when you access a site?

I enter a site last year, using firefox for that, ex: www.somesite.com In the history Ctrl + h I can to see that entry to the site, but I can not see the date, when I enter In the history of the ...
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I keep getting certificate errors and websites not loading correctly or really slow

It all started when I changed the "Internet Time Settings" server to something else because it didn't get the correct time. After I have found a correct server the time was correct (also is now), and ...
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Firefox and WebM - movie looks like a picture - in image boards you don't see if pic or vid in overview mode

example URL: AnonIB (NSFW) when a WebM embedded into website it looks like a picture. Is there some setting or plugin to see in first view that it's a video, not a picture? In image boards with lots ...
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How is this Microsoft website communicating with my operating system to see the status of the troubleshooting program I downloaded?

On this Microsoft website there is a diagnostic tool that I downloaded to fix the Windows store. Once I ran the tool the website provided the status of the app. I don’t understand how the website is ...
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I can't start Mozilla Servo Nightly Build on my Debian 8.5 x64

I just downloaded Servo Nightly Build for Linux x64 (by Mozilla, based on Rust) from: https://servo-builds.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html I followed instructions for Linux (which are pretty simple): - ...
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Unable to close tabs - they keep appearing again in Firefox

I have opened a dozen Firefox windows and I have about twenty tabs in every window. I have set, that FF starts with tabs from last session (that is what I want). Now, Firefox sometimes crashes (when ...
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Sync FireFox sessions without closing FireFox

I've read http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31430906/how-to-sync-session-manager-sessions-accross-devices-in-firefox but it requires FireFox to be closed so session files are synced and reloaded. Is ...
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Firefox and System connects to novastor.com despite not being installed [W7]

Okay this is weirdly creepy. This has been happening for a few months now. Novastor.com logs Resource monitor logs show my computer connecting to novastor.com despite currently not being installed. ...