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Firefox redirection to dnssearch.com

My Environment OSX El Capitain FireFox 44.0.2 Service Provider : Time Warner Cable Issue only happens in Firefox, Safari and Chrome are okay Issue Summary Whenever i type incorrect web address like ...
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Firefox for Android does not allow zooming out to see complete images

I'm using Firefox version 43.0 on the Galaxy Note 4. Problem is I cannot zoom out enough to view the whole of images on the screen. It seems the image is zoomed to fit the height of the phone in ...
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How can I stop Firefox from autocompleting the wrong site in the location bar?

There are a few sites I have visited by mistake. These are not bookmarked, but despite repeated clearing of browser history, both from within Firefox, and using CCleaner, Firefox keeps suggesting ...
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Updating Firefox causes two icons to appear in the taskbar in Windows 10

I am using Firefox version 44 on Windows 10. Whenever there is any update to Firefox, this will cause 2 icons on the taskbar whenever I open Firefox, like attached picture below: Other than that, ...
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When using Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal Root Certificate, can you view the website's certificate?

Use of Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal Root Certificate with Firefox is discussed in this post, Which CA issued certificate for https://www.google.com. My question is (other than for google.com) is it ...
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Opening encrypted pdfs in Ubuntu firefox

I am trying to open an encrypted pdf file in the ubuntu version of firefox. I am offered gedit as a default option, which doesn't work - i just get a stream of incomprehensible characters. I usually ...
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Use proxy on Firefox, but not for https

My company uses a proxy, but does allow https directly. Don't ask me why. I tried to add an exception to the proxy settings, but https://* does not work. I also tried to disable "Use this proxy ...
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I find conflicting answers - malicious code from pop-up buttons - not downloads [on hold]

I've been digging around for (cumulatively) several hours trying to find an answer on this and I find conflicting ones. Say, using Chrome, you get redirected to a scam website (You've got a virus!! ...
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Open a video in VLC from browser (not plugin)

I'm hoping to find a way in which I can automatically open a video into VLC from a browser (likely Firefox). For example I have a video at http://ip/video.mp4. And I'd like to be able to click on the ...
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why firefox prevent me from reseting password?

I forget my password and I want to reset ,but Firefox alert "Attempt limit exceeded"
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Firefox 44 scrolling glitch with nVidia GTX 980 Ti & Windows 10

I've been experiencing graphical glitches when scrolling in Firefox 44 since I newly installed Windows 10 (1511) on my PC yesterday. Here's a video of the glitches (partly slo-mo to make the ...
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Local web page not loading correctly

I'm learning to code websites. I decided to start using fedora. All is well until i find that my CSS file isnt loading correctly. The same configuratiin worked in chrome for windows but not FF for ...
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Is there a way to apply preferences in firefox without restarting it

Instead of using manually about:config I want to be able to change firefox settings from command line (in linux). For this the only way I know is to change some lines in user.js (just as in my answer ...
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How to join a WebRTC session with a Raspberry Pi 2 and Camera module?

How does one get a working setup to join a WebRTC session (e.g. https://opentokrtc.com or for testing https://test.webrtc.org) with a Raspberry Pi 2, the official camera module (and a USB soundcard)? ...
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how to block all pop-up DOM elements?

my question is not about pop-up windows. my questions is about those pop-ups that cover the entire page and are just regular DOM elements such as <div> but i don't know the name for that. they ...
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Override “focus” events in my browser?

Is there a tool that will allow me to prevent specific pages from refocusing my keyboard when I load them?
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Copy from the element inspector with the same format

I see the following on a page source (Ctrl + U): <span><a href="home.html">Home</a> | <a href="contact.html">Contact</a></span> But when I see the page elements ...
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How to change the opacity of the firefox bookmarks toolbar?

It appears that with my update to Firefox 44 a few days ago, the bookmarks toolbar has gained the same opacity as the URL toolbar (adding something like 50% of a gray tone). That's ugly. I have ...
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How to set the default filetype when editing a text field in gVim with Pentadactyl?

When editing a text field in Pentadactyl (or Vimperator) pressing C-i will copy its contents to a temporary file, which is then opened in an external editor (that defaults to gVim). Since this file ...
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I copied Chrome's, Opera's and Firefox' folders from my old computer onto my new. Is there a way to retrieve my tabs from them?

I am using Windows 10, and I copied all the mentioned browsers' installation folders from a computer that used to run on Windows 8.1. While there doesn't seem to be anything in Opera's folder, there ...
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What is the “Block Element” in Firefox?

Using Firefox 38.6.0 on RHEL7, if I right click on an image on a webpage, I can see: "Block element". If I accidentally blocked an image, how can I enable it again, where is the list of blocked ...
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How this letter changes from f to r in address bar

Recently while i was browsing at offensive security website at firefox ,the words 'offensive' appears to be oRensive at address bar,Kindly have a look at the below snapshot : Note at the address ...
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Firefox external onfly interaction

Background: I'm trying to make a set of scripts to allow myself edit stylish themes in external editor (vi in my case). In order to do that I store styles.css as external file, edit it and upload with ...
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I want a command to erase all temp files of all users but i dont want to delete their bookmarks on chrome and firefox

This is the code i am using to erase all the temporary files in the user machines, but i want to make it NOT erase the bookmarks of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, i already did some research and ...
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Mozilla firefox “The connection was reset” on google results

When I search for something on Google (which is mostly about programming and computers etc.), it shows some results. But when I click on them, or open them in a New Tab, I see this error on Mozilla ...
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If I remove a CA from Firefox, will it be back after an update?

If I remove a Certificate Authority from the Firefox GUI, then is it permanently removed? Or all will be back after the next Firefox update?
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Atrocious font rendering in Firefox on Linux

Firefox (actually Iceweasel since I'm on Debian) fails to render some texts properly. It only seems to happen on some sites, for example on Stack Exchange sites everything looks pretty normal. I don't ...
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Import passwords to opera on android [migrated]

Would like to know how to import passwords to opera from chrome or firefox on android. I know there's an assistant for desktop versions of opera, but couldn't find such option for opera mini or ...
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How does adware infection work in Firefox, and how to get rid of it? [duplicate]

For the last few weeks I've had the following happening, using Windows 8.1 and Firefox V44. The only active add-ons are Adblock Plus, Flashblock and Norton Identity Safe: First, Norton Internet ...
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Firefox cannot save files (most of the time), how to solve?

This is not a full duplicate of this question or this question, though the base question is the same. However, those questions have no answers. For over a half a year I have problems downloading ...
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How to remove the translucent white theme overlay introduced in Firefox 44? [on hold]

Starting from Firefox 44, the browser overlays all themes with a translucent white overlay. In Firefox 43, the theme you had chosen wasn't overlayed (except for the active tab in the tabs row). ...
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How to disable GtkFileChooserDialog search?

If I want to open or save a file in an gtk3 app (eg firefox) I get an unwanted search function after tiping a character. Old and productive behaviour: typing d gives me the first file beginning with ...
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FireFox's Session Manager not saving last closed tabs

I currently have 40 tabs on my session. Since a few weeks ago, Session Manager stopped saving the last closed tabs. When I right click a tab and go to Closed Tabs List, I'm presented with a very big ...
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How to open cURL in Firefox or other web browser?

I have Firebug installed in Firefox. In the Net panel there are all network requests listed. When I right-click and choose Copy as cURL, how do I use this cURL? How can I repeat my POST request data ...
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Firefox: how to debug SSL error

I am behind a firewall that uses SSL interception. I have installed the CA certificate of the proxy in Firefox, and most SSL connections are established correctly. However, in same cases the ...
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How do I clear cookies in Firefox?

I keep getting recommendations from specific undesired websites, although I have cleared cookies multiple times in Firefox and used CCleaner also to cleanse Firefox completely. How do I clear browser ...
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Firefox 44 will not start on my Windows 7

The problem is, Firefox window will not open when I try to start it. I can only see a process appear in the task manager, but no window will show up. It used to work fine but something, possibly an ...
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How to open links from email clients like Thunderbird and N1 with custom configuration in Firefox?

What I want to do is that every time when I click on a link in Thunderbird or Nylas N1, depending on which email address the link contains, to open Firefox with a specific user profile. I'm using ...
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Firefox on-the-fly search engine change

I consult a lot of different searchable sites for information, and I was wondering if there's an add-on or inbuilt feature to have Firefox use a different search engine on-the-fly. For example, if I ...
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Web Application buggy on user's PC only regardless of browser

I have a user that is attempting to run reports in a web application (Avantgard Treasury by Sungard). The user sn using Chrome to access this application. When arriving on the screen to run reports ...
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Open a firefox new tab in reader view

I'm using Firefox and I like to use the distraction-free "reader view" when I'm reading some text. My current process is right-click on a link, click in "Open in a new tab" and then click on the ...
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What is the maximum file size that will be cached by a browser?

Note that I don't mean the maximum size of the browser cache. I mean, what is the maximum size, if any, of individual files that will be cached by the major desktop browsers? Mobile versions optional. ...
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Are full paths kept private by Firefox, or are they disclosed to websites?

In Firefox for Windows, when a website requests a file to be uploaded, Firefox displays a standard file selection dialog box. In that dialog box, the user selects the file to be uploaded. Unless ...
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Lock Chrome/Firefox with a password

I want to have an option to protect my data and logins in the browsers, so that no one else that has access to the computer would be able to use my browser profile. Something that will ask for a ...
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How to keep Firefox/Thunderbird from trying to autodial in windows 10?

I recently updated from windows 7 to windows 10 and now Firefox and Thunderbird keep popping up the connection dialog for my VPN whenever they can't find a network (including every time my laptop ...
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Window 10 freezes when open any browser

Few days back I got issue with all browsers. Whenever I open any browser window fully freezes. But when I close browser it works normal. I tried with safemode but problem still there. Only Microsoft ...
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How do I turn off the prompt to launch in safe mode?

When holding shift and opening Firefox in safe mode, an annoying prompt shows up. How can I get it to open up in safe mode but without any prompt? I've tried this link, which suggests setting ...
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Firefox Caching old Hosts file settings?

I have an imac where the family account has no password. Then I have a second account for me which is admin. I keep my dev stuff there etc. I keep my teenager from accessing social media on the ...
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How do I disable Firefox Android's popup browser tips? [migrated]

I'm using Firefox for Android. It keeps showing me popup browser tips at the bottom of the main screens, like bookmarks, top sites, history, etc. I'll close them, but then next time another new one ...
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Firefox sync service

I have reinstalled Firefox (Windows 10 x64) and activated the sync service. I don't get back synced material. I installed both 32 and 64 bit versions. Can I check whether the new installation ...