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How to view All Texts Without Horizontal Scrolbar?

In my mobile, Text fonts (in, for example Wikipedia website) are so tiny. after zooming the page, unfortunately a horizontal scroll bar will be appeared! moving frequently to right and left with my ...
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Can't open saved sessions in multiple windows

So a few day now I've been working with two seperate FF windows with roughly 15 tabs in each. I have closed and opened FF severel times and both windows pop up with their respective tabs. Now suddenly ...
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Web browser freezes

We run a good antivirus within the company, even then one of the machines, just recently noticed that it gets frozen and goes to not responding stage everytime when we try to type anything. ...
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Is there a way to switch between tabs in Firefox?

Is there a shortcut key to switch back and forth between two tabs in Firefox? For example, you can press CTRL + 1 to select the first tab, CTRL + 2 to select the second. What I want to do is switch ...
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One of my browser add-ons has now suggested I install Homebrew (and am looking for advice)

First time posting in this part of stackexchange so I'm not sure if I've quite put this in the right place (so apologies if I haven't). In short, I don't have a great IT background (I would describe ...
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Force standard scrollbars for all sites in Firefox

Many websites nowadays try to force their own scrollbars, like this: Such custom scrollbars are usually broken in a variety of ways: bugged to the point of making scrolling impossible, sluggish, non ...
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Why do fonts look better in firefox (waterfox) than they do in notepad++?

If font rendering is handled by the OS for both my web browser (firefox / waterfox), and my text editor (notepad++), why do they look so much worse in the text editor? I see the same subpixel ...
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Why will this mp4 file (generated by ffmpeg) play on safari but NOT firefox?

I have an mp4 file (that's blank space, I use it to test subtitles) It's currently sitting at http://projectgrin.org/SubtitlePlayer/video/output.mp4. I generated it with ffmpeg. My notes are ...
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Mozilla Firefox won't connect to Google, IE can

I have went on to Google search before, however today, Mozilla Firefox won't let me connect to Google's search page. This is what I get. You have asked Firefox to connect securely to ...
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similar to “click to play” for flash but for image?

anyone know any cool tricks to do "click to view" for image? kind of like "click to play" for flash but for image. So if you want to see the image you can click the grey box. the reason I am ...
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Why can't I paste into youtube comments on firefox

I don't know when this happened, but today I noticed that I cannot paste text into youtube comments on firefox 40.0.3. It still works just fine on Chrome. I tried to use an addon to copy plain text ...
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Pentadactyl stuck on one window when multiple windows open

If I have more then one window open Pentadactyl will often be "stuck" on one of the windows no matter which window is selected or active. example: Lets say I have two Firefox windows open, One on ...
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How does Firefox auto update works?

I am little confused as to how does Firefox auto update works? So, lately, Firefox had a bug in 38.x version - so they recommended to update to the latest version. I had auto update turned on, so I ...
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Firefox 40.0.2 ignores downloadable fonts

I am using Firefox 40.0.2. In the Options > Fonts > Advanced, I have the box for "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above" checked, and in the about config, I have ...
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What are some ways of bypassing SSL and HTTPS site blockers/security? [on hold]

What are some ways of bypassing SSL and HTTPS site blockers/ security? I have a job at In-trek Co. here in Europe and they taught us some basics of how to bypass socks4 and socks5 security software. ...
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Kiosk mode with favorite panel? [on hold]

Does any one know if there is any browser can do Kiosk mode with favorite panel on the side? I looked into IE, Chrome, Firefox, they all can do Kiosk mode but non of them can have a fixed favorite ...
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Searching specific websites in Firefox

On Chrome if I want to search for a video on YouTube I type youtube<TAB> And I get this: Which lets me use YouTube's built in search mechanism rather than searching Google. This same thing ...
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Make Firefox warn before allowing user to visit non-HTTPS website

I want to avoid accidentally visiting websites served over unencrypted HTTP. How can I configure Firefox so that it will warn me if I attempt to visit such a site? Ideally: this shouldn't need an ...
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Firefox w/ localhost + port app using Windows OS, boot from USB but no NIC/wifi allowed

I would like to be able to plug in a USB drive to a host computer which may already have a wired or WiFi connection; and reboot to the USB (maybe a Windows OS) with the following restrictions: only ...
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Wildcards in uBlock websites not working

I use uBlock0 on Firefox 40.0.2 and I the filter *.stackexchange.com###hot-network-questions in "My Filters" does not remove the element. When I replace *.stackexchangewith academia.stackexchange, ...
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Firefox - Jagged / Blurry / Fuzzy / Ugly Font Issue - Windows 7

Problem: Fuzzy text, Blurry text, Ugly text in Firefox (since long, current version being used is v38.0.5) on Windows 7 (fully updated) BUT not in Chrome Browser Problem occurs in some web-fonts ...
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Ubuntu Trickle Will Not Open Chrome

I'm trying to open Chrome with trickle to throttle the upload speed so I can test a sites image uploading progress display, but the build in dev tools for chrome only allow throttling for downloads. ...
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Firefox config - What is the font.internaluseonly.changed setting for?

In Firefox config (about:config) I have a value highlighted in bold: font.internaluseonly.changed user set boolean true What is this setting for and what does the value mean? ...
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Firefox take wrong resolution on laptop with monitor

I have an Acer laptop running Windows 8 connected with a monitor. It works fine, until I use Firefox. When I am using Firefox on the monitor to open any webpage, it is using the resolution of my ...
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Shift-click doesn't work in Firefox

I just had to reinstall Windows on my computer after a Windows 10 patch crashed my computer. All of my applications were uninstalled. After reinstalling Firefox, shift-click (and ctrl-shift-click) do ...
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User name not remembered in Firefox for Gmail

This issue only affects my laptop. My desktop still works as previous. Running Firefox 40.0.2. I have multiple Gmail accounts and until recently was able to select which usnername I wanted to login ...
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Rearranging add-ons buttons on Firefox toolbar

I'm trying to customize my Firefox window - I want some of the add-ons buttons to appear on the upper toolbar (right to the search bar), some on the left of the back/forward arrows and some of them on ...
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How to enforce browsers not to download unnecessary fonts?

While inspecting Google Chrome's cache, I found that many of the downloaded fonts are actually already installed and available in the system. For example, In Ubuntu, all Ubuntu fonts are available. ...
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Some details about caching in firefox

Basically, I wanna have all cache in RAM instead of my SSD. [I have disabled 'disk cache', should I disable 'offline cache' too?] Setting browser.cache.memory.capacity to -1, I saw that it set ...
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Mozilla “invalid security certificate”

From behind my network in the office Firefox has a consistent problem of delivering. "***** uses an invalid security certificate." IE navigates with out any problems. I assume this is from ...
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Open a file from firefox bookmark

I am very often using bookmarks in firefox I want open a file/program, for example Microsoft outlook, from firefox bookmark so if I click the bookmark, the file/program will opened in pc please help ...
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Firefox / Chrome - is there a plugin to click links with keyboard only? [closed]

I don't like having to switch from keyboard to mouse when I want to click a link on a page - I'm using a shortcut to bring up browser, Ctrl-L to print a search query, arrow keys to navigate to a ...
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Fonts in modern website shows problems in every browser, how to solve?

Platform: win7, x64, radeon hd7450, windows aero off, cleartype full off. So, i tried any of major browsers and all they shows problems like that. in chrome problems persists too. The problem is ...
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Firefox disappears after RDP Session being closed, but process still active (Debian)

I've installed xrdp, vnc4server, xfce4 and xfce4-terminal on my debian server to have a desktop on it and want to run firefox on it which should permanently have a tab open. My problem is, when I ...
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How to get the URL to the current search engine in Firefox?

To get the name of the current search engine, it's enough to read browser.search.defaultenginename. However, to get the URL to the search engine (for example https://duckduckgo.com/?q=), I have no ...
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Firefox - any way to override Server Name Indication for troubleshooting?

I use firefox extensively to access and troubleshoot a myriad of webapps, many of them running on apache virtualhost'ed environments. One problem I've been having is that on SSL-enabled servers I ...
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Disabling the “Enable notifications?” popup in Firefox

If I'm on a page that has web notifications (like Slack or others), Firefox asks me if I want to enable them. However, my choices are "Yes" or "Ignore for now". The problem is, if I select "Ignore", ...
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Finding details of flash stream using Firebug, to record

I can find some of the details of a Flash stream using Firebug, but I want to know exactly which details I need in order to capture the stream. It gets details such as a url ending in: ...
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How do I set Firefox to go to the previous tab rather than the next, when a tab is closed?

(This might be similar to How do I get Firefox to return to the previous tab when closing a tab? [at least if I'm interpreting that one right], but the accepted and only answer there - adding a big ...
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Reset profile settings while keeping history, bookmarks, cookies, etc [duplicate]

After updating Firefox to 40.0, the default profile fails to render any windows (including the menu bar and the rest of the GUI). However, I can navigate to any page, and copy page contents via the ...
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Automate clicking on links on a website to add items to cart

Usually I use the DownThemAll! plugin for Firefox when I come across a website from which I want to download a lot of files at ones. However, I am now confronted with the task to click on all links ...
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Why pinging “drive” gets replies from 127.0.53.53?

I'm using Firefox 31 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 I tried to open Google Drive on Firefox by typing "drive" on the address bar and then clicking on the first Google result (lazy and convoluted, I know). It ...
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Directory Junction keeps being deleted

I have upgraded from Windows 7 to 10 Professional on an SSD and I have created Directory Junctions, using command line mklink /J, for folders like Games, Mozilla Profiles, etc. pointing to a HDD ...
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Why is my font displaying so thin and almost unreadable?

My font is really thin to the point where it is nearly unreadable. Does anyone know a fix for this? My operating system is Windows 10 and this only happens on certain sites, yahoo and Stack ...
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Firefox addon signing broke my addons too soon

I am running Firefox 40.0.2 on my mac and I just found a bunch of my addons disabled!! According to http://www.ghacks.net/2015/06/19/how-to-disable-the-firefox-40-add-on-signing-requirement/ The ...
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Youtube HTML5 green screen and beep sound

I am trying to get rid of Flash (using Flasblock) in my Firefox but I have a problem with YouTube. After blocking it Firefox switched YT player to HTML5 but there is only 360p resolution available! ...
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How can I create a RAM disk and install Firefox into it?

I've a Fedora 22 64-bits system running under a notebook with Intel Core i3 processor and 7.7GB of RAM. I only use about 2~3GB of RAM (with everything I need) and I want to speed up my system, so I've ...
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How do i change the order of websites that appear in firefox address bar?

Recently my history got frozen and it won't get updated (the history menu last 15 visited websites) so i have cleared some history and now my address bar websites got screwed up showing unneeded ...
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Windows 10 SFC and DISM errors

First of all, I know this is a duplicate but there was no real answer to the other question Windows 10 DISM error: 0x800f081f and I'm still not allowed to comment. :/ My original problem is an ...
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Get the Latest File from the Directory Programatically

I am trying to get a file from a given URL. Link to the URL Basically, what I am looking for is the file with the latest version ending with ...complete.mar In this case, it will be ...