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Regex excluding [about:] pages in firefox

I'm trying to get stylish style sheet to be deactivated on about: pages. I believe the regular expression below should be able to do just that, but firefox seems to be of a different opinion. Could ...
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Advent Laptop heating

I'm using Ubuntu and my laptop starts to heat strongly but I'm using only 6 tabs of Firefox . System monitor shows 14% of ram and 20% of cpu used sensors cmd in terminal shows 85-95 so it's not ...
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SSH breaks after sending traffic through it using a socks5 proxy (Write failed: Broken pipe)

I run the following command at home on my local Linux machine: ssh -D 10.0.0.1:443 -C user@internet-server -p 21 This opens a listening socket on port 443. Then on another computer I connect to ...
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Where is the vimperatorrc file in Windows?

I want to remap control A to something else. Presently it's overriding select all. I can't seem to find where this file would be located.
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Change Activation (Tab Focus) Behavior for Vimperator Mappings

I want to create a new vimperator key mapping that duplicates the functionality of undo, but opens the tab in an unfocused/background tab. I know that tabopen uses the flag ! to toggle activation ...
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Firefox accusing me of distributing malware on my site

I noticed that Firefox has decided to block some EXE installers from my site, showing a label Blocked: May contain virus or spyware. I right-click the file, select Unblock, and this message is shown ...
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Receipt printing with firefox, always adds white space at the bottom [on hold]

I am developing a web app, which includes creating a receipt, and using a receipt (POS) printer to print it. When I test receipt printing in Firefox, the output always includes excess white space at ...
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Why am I suddenly signed out of all of my internet accounts?

I went to facebook yesterday evening and it struck me that I had to type in my password to be able to log in (normally I'm already signed in or have autocomplete do it for me). I went to my email ...
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Create an hidden location for HIstory [firefox]

I have got a desktop computer XP with Firefox 38.0.1 How to create another location [a second location] for Firefox history so that when someone deletes it closing Firefox automatically and/or ...
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Reducing the height of the tab/address bar in Firefox (OS X)

I would like to save those extra few pixels, since I'm often on the go on a laptop and overall customize FF. Is there a way to shave off those extra pixels here? (Picture for reference)
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How do I disable the full screen transition in Firefox?

When I watch a video on YouTube with their video player it does this relatively long transition when I go into full screen. How do I turn this transition off? I'm using Firefox 38.0.1 on Mac OSX ...
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Firefox and Windows 8.1 64-bit

ALL, I recently bought a new laptop with Windows 8.1 64-bit. On this laptop I installed Firefox latest version. On top of it I put AdBlock and NoScript FF extensions. I am currently running Firefox ...
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Why is Firefox so bad at supporting HTML5? [on hold]

I launched html5test.com with my two browsers and I wonder why Firefox gets only 467/555 points, despite Mozilla's support for Web standards ? Iceweasel (Firefox renamed by Debian), version 38 : ...
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Firefox on X11 — Can I use the multitouch gestures with a touchscreen?

Firefox has support for some multitouch gestures on desktop (pinch and swipe at least) -- is there any way to get them working with a touchscreen right now, or will they only work with a touchpad?
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examine sessionstore.json for unsaved text field recovery

When SeaMonkey or Firefox crashes, some of the text you write within various HTML forms is supposed to be recoverable through the sessionstore.json within your profile. The issue is that the ...
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How do I manage trust exceptions in Firefox?

Through the course of using Firefox over the years, I've had to manually trust certificates for a number of HTTPS sites for various reasons. I'm trying to find a way to view the list of these sites, ...
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Finding Free Proxy Servers To Use With Firefox [on hold]

Googling on "free proxy servers" produces a multitude of sites where you enter a URL for a blocked site to read it. I would like to not have to do this. How do I find a site that will give me the ...
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Firefox 10 developer console jumps down the screen when disconnected and the current webpage is interacted with, on Centos 6.3

If I disconnect the developer tools (via the position menu and select window), and press/hover over buttons or try to press the 'clear' button on the console, on Firefox 10, it jumps down the page. I ...
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Is there a plugin to alert when Firefox is about to crash? [closed]

SeaMonkey and Firefox on 64-bit Windows 7 Professional appear to crash momentarily once they reach about 2GB of memory (even in the presence of a lot of memory and unlimited swap), most likely due to ...
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themes doesn't work on my firefox Incognito but on a regular windows it works, Why?

themes doesn't work on my firefox Incognito but on a regular windows it works, Why?
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How to troubleshoot “Secure Connection Failed” in Firefox appearing since the version 38?

Since I upgraded Firefox to the version 38 I encounter problem while sending a certain form on the website https://usercenter.checkpoint.com/ Most of the website works normally but sending a form ...
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How can I remove all the customizations imposed by Linux Mint 17.1 on firefox?

I have found two solutions for the same: Downloading and installing .tar.bz2 package (firefox) from mozilla.org (Problem:Package provided is portable and is not installable). Installing firefox from ...
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Advertising banner in Firefox - where does it come from and how to remove

I get an advertising banner at the top of all webpages I view in Firefox. I would like to know where this comes from and how to remove it. Troubleshooting information from about:support: ...
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2 actions in my python script

I'm trying to create a hotkey that clears history in firefox. My script opens the dialog window but how can I send an enter key to the window? If I run: ...
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How can I import my Google Chrome history to Firefox?

I'm trying to import my Google Chrome browser history into Firefox. It doesn't seem to be working. I've tried the import option while selecting only cookies and history (deselected bookmarks) but even ...
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Certain Windows 8.1 desktop apps will not start

I'm using a 64-bit Acer laptop running Windows 8.1. When I try to start certain desktop apps, I get the error message (translated:) This application could not be started because the Side-by-Side ...
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Full Firefox and Firefox ESR correspondence table [closed]

I need the full historical table of Firefox ESR release cycle. Like the one published here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/faq/
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What is this new stuff(?) in firefox?

The above screenshot of Problem Loading Page in firefox shows an option to report the web address for malicious sites. This option wasn't there before some updates and seeing this all the time is ...
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How to stop the Browser from automatically opening a new window of ad.adsmatte?

when i load the SO and when I click login it opens a new window for ad.admatte.com,when i click questions/Tags or any option available on any site like this it is automatically opening a new window ...
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Firefox 38.0.1 : ssl_error_renegotiation_not-allowed

I cannot access a website even my certificate is valid. Since I got the Firefox update 38.0.1 I get the error code: ssl_error_renegotiation_not_allowed. In the about:config I cannot find it. What can ...
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Is there any way to block javascript pop-overs in Firefox or Chrome? [duplicate]

Like the kind pointed to in this image Many sites have these, and I find them highly annoying. Often you'll be reading an article and suddenly the pop-over blanks out the page and asks "WOULDN'T YOU ...
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YouTube videos black, only audio in Firefox

When I play a YouTube video on my computer, it seems to play fine, but the whole video is black. This happens only when I play the video in Firefox. I'm using Windows 8.1 What I did so far: ...
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Xserver becomes non-responsive due to aggressive swapping

cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness 1 free -h total used free shared buff/cache available Mem: 3.7G 579M 1.6G 1.1G 1.6G 1.8G ...
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Block chrome or firefox from accessing localhost

is there a way to block chrome or firefox from accessing anything located in localhost? I built my web application on top of a LAMP stack @ localhost and it's kind of big (for me) and i would like ...
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Firefox V IE downloading

I am running the latest versions of Firefox and IE. It seems that IE is much quicker and more resilient at downloading Large files (over 700Mb). Does anyone have any ideas, or suggestions why this ...
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command to press a key after delay ubuntu

I'm trying to make firefox automatically fullscreen on startup. I've tried a couple extensions that all crash firefox. Firefox also automatically starts on system startup. I think the easiest ...
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noscript - Allow the main/originating site by default

I have NoScript installed in Firefox. I see that it blocks all script by default. But every site has at least one JS that it needs to function properly, and it's usually hosted on its own server. ...
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Is there any way to stop specific sites appearing in browser history? [duplicate]

I am using Firefox and Chrome. There a few websites only which I don't want anyone to know I visit. But they appear in browser history or when I start typing they also come as auto complete. I have ...
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firefox downloading something hiddenly

I just detected high data usage by Firefox even when no web page is opened.it's really a problem because all my data consume by Firefox quickly . this is a snap shot My question is can i identify ...
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Pentadactyl tabopen all matching links

I'd like to open a whole mess of links, each in there separate tabs. I've got a pattern (here's its as simple as @ to identify all the links. So, i could type F@ and see all the links I want to open ...
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Firefox is using Times New Roman for its UI

For some reason, Firefox decides to use Times New Roman for its UI: Not only the menu, but everything (except the webpage itself): and So how do I change it back to its original font, if ...
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Can I use e10s (multiprocess) in Firefox Dev Edition?

I am using Firefox Developer Edition because I need the browser toolbox features for my work creating add-ons. However, I really like speed boost from the new experimental multi-process feature ...
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How do I take a screenshot from a YouTube video?

My Prt Sc button is on the same button as my Home button. The Prt Sc is circled and under the word Home. I assume that you push Shift+Home to get Prt Sc to work. That is how it has worked in past ...
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VirtuaWin, Firefox, New Window

I use VirtuaWin as window manager. Usually when I open new applications, new instances are opened on the current desktop. In Firefox, when I click on a link from outside (i.e., when the Windows URI ...
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any one have a workaround in Linux for firefox's bogus “video can't be played because the file is corrupt” message

Systems are Xubuntu 14.04.2, 64-bit running (currently) Firefox 37.0.2 (provided by Canonical). attempts with firefox to open training videos by clicking on the website-provided links at (e.g.) ...
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Firefox html5 only 360p

This got fixed with the recent firefox patch 38.0.1! I already tried this Only 360p on Youtube with HTML5 but it did not work. I also tried restoring default firefox (deleting all addons and ...
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How to set firfox proxy to chrome proxy settings?

I'm using Linux Mint 17 and I'm using chrome. I have browsec extension and I want to use its setting for my firefox. My question is how I can set my firefox proxy settings to the ones in the chrome? ...
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How to make default Firefox browser use custom profile when open external links?

Firefox is my default browser and i want to set it to use a specific profile when opens external links. The registry location for the default browser is in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\http\shell\open\command ...
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How to always get iMacros sidebar opened in Pale Moon / NewMoon?

When I open NewMoon the first time - iMacros sidebar is opened. When I close all tabs & press CMD+SHIFT+P - iMacros sidebar is closed. In Firefox it's always open. How can I make it to be ...
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Update Flash in FireFox in Linux Mint?

I am trying to update Flash, but I still get a massage telling me to update it. I'm using Firefox 37.0.2 and Flash 11.2.202.425 on Linux Mint. I followed this tutorial, but it did not work for me.