3
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Addons which actually make Firefox run faster? [closed]

I would like to know of addons which actually enhance firefox's performance, both intentionally and unintentionally. I find that firefox tends to have major performance issues with certain websites. ...
2
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2answers
488 views

Change the default URL for right-click “Search Google for…” menu in Firefox

I'm trying to change the default URL that Firefox has for Google. I don't want to change the search engine itself. I tried changing keyword.url in about:config, but it doesn't work. I tried the add ...
0
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2answers
328 views

FireFox Add-ons not compatible?

I am running Firefox 15 (beta) and I thought that Add-Ons where supposed to by default be compatible regardless of maximum version compatibility. I found this on a website that seems to confirm what I ...
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0answers
340 views

Firefox keyboard shortcuts to menu items / add-on functions

At the moment I'm using context menus a lot to access commands in Firefox, but I would like to replace this repetitive clicking and searching with keyboard shortcuts for the common tasks that I ...
3
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1answer
517 views

Backing up tab groups, or online tab/session storage

When tab groups for Firefox came out they perfectly suited my workflow, and I often have 5 or 10 groups of tabs for various projects, or sections of projects. Previously I used a session manager but I ...
4
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1answer
53 views

Are there any extensions for browsers that open a chatroom based on people searching for the same thing?

I was reading an old Linux Magazine and there was an article about a defunct project called "search party" which would optionally open a chatroom when doing a google search so that you could talk to ...
5
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2answers
2k views

Firefox plugin for proxying only specific domains

I'm having issues with specific domains on my ISP (for example cdn.arstechnica.com, and vexxarr.com), and am currently accessing these sites over the tor browser bundle. I'd like to be able to create ...
0
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1answer
166 views

How to make YouTube search results to be of webm format in Firefox?

In Google Chrome there is an extension that add &webm=1 in all YouTube search URIs. I did not find an alternative add-on in Firefox, any alternative methods? Thanks.
2
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2answers
2k views

How to replace a link's text with the absolute `href` URL?

Using an extension for Firefox or Google Chrome, how can I modify all links on a page such that <a href="www.google.com">Google</a> becomes <a ...
1
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2answers
1k views

How i can install Google Toolbar for latest version of Firefox browser?

Is there any way to install Google toolbar for the latest version of Firefox (12.0)? Recently I have reinstalled Firefox and can't seem to be able to install Google Toolbar anymore.
4
votes
2answers
178 views

Custom Gmail color theme

I hate Gmail's new color themes. I am looking for a way to change it back to the older color theme. Does anyone know any GreaseMonkey script or Firefox addon to do this?
2
votes
1answer
207 views

How can Firefox masquerade as Chrome?

I have access to Firefox but not Chrome under XP. I would like extensions to make it more Chrome-like: in particular, 1: A tabbed theme that works like Chrome. 2: One address/search bar that will ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

Block or fade images in Firefox according to their content

In Firefox, I'm looking for a way to: fade, or add a certain amount of transparency to all images, with the possibility to temporary disable this when I hover the image with the mouse pointer forget ...
2
votes
2answers
191 views

Upgraded to newer Firefox, addon was disabled, want to re-enable it

After upgrading to the newer Firefox, a useful addon was disabled (marked incompatible). In my case I went up to Firefox 11.0, but now my beloved Tab Utilities Lite 1.1.3 is obsolete. Can I do ...
2
votes
1answer
347 views

To speed up firefox, is disabling unwanted add-ons enough or should I remove them completely? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do disabled Firefox extensions make Firefox slower? In case 'it depends on the type of extension': Ones in my disabled list include DownThemAll, DownloadHelper, DivX ...
3
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1answer
599 views

Firefox: Addon- Buttons don't appear in Browser

There are 2 user accounts on my computer. User Account #1 is Administrator, User Account #2 is an normal account. Both Accounts use Firefox as Browser and almost the same add-ons. Lately I wanted ...
3
votes
3answers
532 views

Multiple simultaneous browser sessions

I'm looking for a chrome or firefox plugin that allows me to have windows with different sessions. It's a bit like chrome's incognito works: if you open an incognito window, it won't share the cookies ...
2
votes
1answer
343 views

How to preferentially mark websites untrusted with Noscript?

For example, if I want to disable Facebook when I enter website X, I can mark Facebook untrusted there. However, the effect is universal; that is when I visit Facebook or website Y, I have to mark it ...
1
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1answer
124 views

Firefox phantom addon not in list, but still exists

Some time ago, I installed a Firefox add-on that allows Ctrl-Tab to jump between tabs more intelligently. It remembers the most recent tabs and switches back and forth in that order. It will even ...
5
votes
4answers
2k views

Is there any Firefox or Chrome add-on to highlight search terms (and jump to them ?)

There is a cool feature of the Google Toolbar that I have been finding frustrating to live without (since the Google Toolbar is not supported anymore for Firefox, my main browser): When you google, ...
1
vote
1answer
350 views

Firefox add-on to record all web browsing

I am looking for an add-on for Firefox that would record all my browsing online and create an index, perhaps only the text of the main body of the page, so that I can later go through everything I've ...
3
votes
2answers
723 views

Vimperator - is there any way to edit text?

I'd like to know if there is any way to edit text in Vimperator (for example input boxes or Gmails web interface)? The way one edits text in Vim and can navigate e.g. the use of "p", "yy" and "dd" ...
1
vote
1answer
129 views

Stopping Flash/Javascript Loaded Images/Videos in Firefox

I would like to stop flash and javascript loaded images from automatically loading in FF. How can I accomplish this with the use of add-ons? Please note disabling javascript by default is not an ...
2
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1answer
203 views

Firefox Addon for local copies of JavaScript libraries like jQuery

Is there any extension that keeps local copies of popular JavaScript libraries such as jQuery and Mootools, and does a trick under the hood to make websites use them instead of downloading these files ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

How to recover lost add-ons in Firefox?

When I upgraded to Firefox 7, all my add-ons (except for a few) were lost. Is there any way I can recover those add-ons (or at least find out what add-ons I had installed before the upgrade broke ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Is there a firefox add-on that will allow me to “hide” my bookmarks?

I'd like to essentially "hide" my bookmarks and reload them each time I start the browser. Is there any Firefox plugin that can do this? Essentially my use case would be: open firefox, see that ...
0
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0answers
119 views

Firefox portable deactivates several addons when using USB-Stick on another PC

My USB stick with Firefox portable works fine on my laptop, but if I use it in any desktop PC, Firefox addons manager deactivates several (not all, but always the same) addons, so I have to update all ...
2
votes
1answer
198 views

How to sort tabs into separate firefox windows based on the domain name?

I'd like to see all my tabs from a particular domain in the same firefox window, even if I open a link to that domain from a different window (with open link in a new tab) or from an external ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

How can I get my Firefox Addons page to display again?

My Firefox has lately been significantly slower than usual. I wanted to see if I could delete an add-on that might be causing the problem but when I click on add-ons, it never shows me the add-on ...
0
votes
1answer
144 views

Firefox add-on for running multi-versions of FF

I found this add-on called FoxTester that lets you: Install and launch multiple versions of Firefox, Fennec, Seamonkey and Thunderbird while using the default installations and without affecting ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

How do I tell browser, “Don't load any external scripts from example.com”

I'm using the Firefox add-on FoxyProxy to route all external scripts from example.com to staging.example.com. But now I'd like to see what the page looks like when those scripts are completely ...
1
vote
1answer
133 views

Firefox extension to log out of HTTP authentication-based sites

The title says it all. does it exist? I know the webdeveloper toolbar does, but I would love something that's a bit more specific and clearly shows me in the browser I'm logged in, and a button to log ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

DOM Inspector's Firefox plugin doesn't highlight the web elements

I use the Firefox plugin named DOM Inspector version 2.0.10 with Firefox 6.0.2. When I click on a node the corresponding element is not highlighted on my web page. It used to work with previous ...
6
votes
2answers
135 views

Which Firefox add-on checks if the latest plugins are installed?

Is there a Firefox add-on that checks if I have the latest version of Adobe Flash, Sun Java, etc installed?
1
vote
2answers
49 views

Cert information - Firefox Add-on

Does anyone know a good add-on or method for Firefox to always show information about the used certificate, when visiting a HTTPS site? Something like this:
4
votes
4answers
1k views

Have an add-on for Firefox like NoScript, but for cookies (that make possible to whitelist while surfing the web)?

I have NoScript installed on Firefox, that blocks every script on pages. I have to manually allow any scripts that are run on my browser. I would like to have a similar add-on like NoScript, but for ...
2
votes
3answers
124 views

Firefox: getting back to older version

Firefox is releasing new version every alternate month. v4.0 on March 22nd, 2011 v5.0 on June 21st, 2011 v6.0 on August 16th, 2011 It can be because of the competition with google chrome. But ...
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3answers
330 views

Why do add-ons become incompatible when upgrading firefox

My default browser is Chrome, but when I occasionally use Firefox for whatever reason there is often an update to it. Almost every time I update Firefox some of my add-ons become incompatible. Why is ...
3
votes
3answers
364 views

How to test which addon makes Firefox unstable?

I have installed a lot of addons and recently I find that Firefox keeps increasing memory usage and sometimes hangs after 30 minutes running. It's hard to test them one by one. Is there a better way ...
1
vote
0answers
169 views

Firefox HTTP auth dialog not modal

It is possible to make HTTP authentification dialog in Firefox not modal? I do NOT want any auto-submit addon (LastPass, AutoAuth), or anything that remebers password and then submits it ...
0
votes
2answers
199 views

Blur/reduce contrast of images in browsers

As my nature of profession, I imposed to work for a 'sexy' like web site. I would like to know is there any tool available for Internet Explorer and Mozilla, which partially shows the images. I could ...
3
votes
3answers
531 views

Is there a Firefox plugin that will allow me to edit the address in a popup?

The website I'm developing uses a lot of popups. It is handy for me to be able to edit the address in the address bar so that I can append variables and such. FF seems to prevent me from doing this. ...
1
vote
2answers
580 views

Installing addons for old versions of Firefox?

I'm working on a page that people are telling me is working fine in Firefox 5, but not working in Firefox 4. I'm developing on a Windows 7 box, with FF5 installed. I followed these instructions to ...
2
votes
1answer
31 views

Firefox blocking with list and multiple pages

I have the following issue, i gathered what i called "leads" by browsing a lot of sites, but i would like to block the sites that i haved already looked for, something like putting it in a CSV or ...
0
votes
1answer
322 views

Error when installing Grooveshark Remote Control Firefox extension

When I attempt to install Grooveshark Remote Control 0.3.1 by clicking on the "Add to Firefox" button on the page below, I receive this error: Grooveshark Remote Control could not be installed ...
1
vote
1answer
585 views

anyone know of a FireFox plugin that allows us to open a new link in Chrome?

does anyone know of a FireFox plugin that allows us to open a new link in Chrome? I often have to open links from FireFox into Chrome (so basically currently I'd have to copy the url and go to chrome ...
1
vote
3answers
93 views

How do you get an add-on to run in Firefox 4?

I have an add-on called Flash-Aid in Firefox 4 on my Ubuntu build, but ever since Mozilla came up with their new UI, I haven't been able to figure out how to get add-ons to actually run within ...
3
votes
2answers
91 views

Reload page every so many to check for new topics

I'm looking for an addon for firefox, that reloads a page on a set interval, in this case a forum topic overview, and checks if a certain word has appeared. And then alerts me if it has. I've tried ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

OCR Image recognition plugin for firefox and chrome? [closed]

Sometimes i need to OCR images that I stumble upon on some webpages. I would like to know if there are any plugins for Firefox and Chrome that would allow me to upload desired image for processing on ...
0
votes
2answers
300 views

Quick send bookmarks by mail

Is there an addon for firefox which provides quickly sending shared bookmarks via e-mail? I'm not interested in "sync" addons.