Questions related to extensions or plugins that enable, disable or extend the functionality of Mozilla Firefox

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Firefox addon for quick adding of rss feeds to thunderbird needed

Actually the matter grown from SE using. It's quite bothering to: right click on rss link, choose "copy", then swich to tunderbird, right click on rss folder, choose "subscribe", push "Add", insert, ...
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How to turn off Firefox forms autocomplete for only certain websites, or for all sites temporarily?

I want to turn off Firefox autocomplete, but only for specific websites--not for the entire interwebs. My language course has an online workbook, and the autocomplete keeps giving me the answers if I ...
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Block Tools->Addons->Plugins in Firefox !

How can i block anyone from being able to modify the Tools->Addons->Plugins tab in Firefox? I've had some some issues with some computers at work and i don't want to allow anyone to be able to ...
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Firefox plugin to update document after file saved

I like how CSS edit has a live preview which updates after you edit a CSS file. I've been doing similar with Firebug and tweaking CSS however that is only temporary. I usually edit files in Textmate ...
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Firefox Performance Problems

Does anyone know what I should be checking if Firefox keeps on slowing down and stalling? I'm still using it over Chrome because I've got so many useful extensions but I think one or more of them are ...
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Web Developer toolbar and Firefox 4

The Command-Shift-E shortcut to toggle "Edit CSS" in the web developer plugin conflicts with Firefox's new "Group your tabs" option... Keyconfig also does not appear to work for Firefox 4 yet. Anyone ...
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Disable/enable the proxy on a tab by tab basis in Firefox

Is it possible to disable/enable the proxy connection on a tab-by-tab basis in Firefox? I can access the internet with the proxy enabled, and I can access our internal servers with the proxy ...
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Need software to save videos from 4tube.com - to watch the videos smoothly [closed]

Isn't there a programs that will capture screen writes at the hardware level? I have tried several Firefox add-ons, and several stand-alone programs, and none of them will save videos from this site. ...
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firefox addons and their silly news tabs

Something like 30% of the addons I have in firefox update every other week and feel the need to pop open a tab about how awesome they are and all the cool things they changed. I just don't care at ...
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Way to run a firefox macro at a set time of day?

I am using Firefox v3.6.13 and iMacros v7.0.3.0 on Windows 7. I have a macro that I wish to execute once every 24 hours and one minute on a website that only lets me do my task once 24 hours and a ...
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Display invisible characters in Firefox

Is there a way to visualize hidden(invisible) characters in Firefox? (or other browser) like MS Word (or other text editors) does? Say, I want to see (count) spaces, newlines, other invisible ...
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Opera tab groups in Firefox 4 Beta?

I realize Firefox 4 is still beta, but I'm wondering if anyone knows of an addon which will allow you to group tabs as in Opera's tab "stacking". I find this much nicer than Firefox's tab "groups". ...
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regarding Firesheep filters

I downloaded it just to check it out, since the concept (showing that many websites need to go to SSL) was pretty cool. I was wondering, however, what the filter was and how does tcp port 80 differ ...
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Can't enable or disable extensions in Firefox

I try to enable or disable extensions in Firefox. It says "Restart Firefox to complete your changes". I press the restart button and it restarts. When it comes back up, the extension is unchanged. ...
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Firefox Add-on Will Not Uninstall Completely

Symptom An Add-on is still listed in Add-On Manager-Extensions, after it has been uninstalled and Firefox restarted. No matter how many times Firefox is restarted, the listing is still visible, ...
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Firefox 3.6/4: modify/ tweak spell-check dictionary?

I edit frequently on Super User, and it is a pain to edit for capitalization or words that are shortened, i.e. Win7 instead of Windows 7, or windows versus Windows. Using Firefox 3.6 and/or 4, Is ...
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firefox addon to mark text on webpages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tool to highlight and annotate text on websites? Hey, I wonder if there are any addon for Firefox which enables you to mark important text on webpages, similar when you ...
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Block single page with NoScript?

I use a page with a very annoying alert onLoad, I'd like to block JavaScript on that site (it's http://example.com/home.jsf), but I need JS to use the rest of the web-app. Can I block scripts only on ...
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Quick way to bypass proxy with DownThemAll

I've been using an SSH proxy to my home network to encrypt my internet surfing, which is fine. But the connection is much slower than the direct one, and when I'm downloading large files I'd rather ...
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Is there a way to format numbers' font when surfing web using Chrome/Firefox browser?

I love to see numbers in Georgia font and would love to see them auto-formatted into that font! If you know such tools, please share! Update I want just numbers to be formatted while other texts ...
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How can I restrict Facebook scripts?

I'm running Firefox with NoScript. How can I restrict Facebook scripts to run only when I visit the site and not on 3rd party web sites like say, engadget?
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Firefox addon to display all shortucts

Is there a firefox addon that would display all shortcuts on a web page and also browser shortcuts. for eg: c is the keyboard shortcut for gmail compose. So either on a particular key combination or ...
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Firefox - setting/extension to toggle between showing & hiding of all images, without reloading the page

I'm looking for a Firefox setting or extension that can easily toggle between showing and hiding of all images without reloading the page (similar to Opera's feature - the 'Show only cached images' ...
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Is there anything like Interclue for chrome?

When I used Firefox I was a huge fan of Interclue. I've switched to Chrome for the most part, but many times I find myself in a situation where something like Interclue would be extremely handy.
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Cannot change NoScript settings

I've just installed NoScript, and it's now blocking everything (as it should), so when I open YouTube, for example, I cannot watch videos. An alert bar appears at the bottom of the screen: Scripts ...
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Any Firefox extensions that track how long I stay on a web page?

I want to analyze my web surfing habits, and could use something to monitor how long I stay on a page with seconds precision. Anything like this?
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Software to export firefox addons

I'd like a program which could zip up all of my addons in firefox so i can just move it to a new computer and walah install the same extensions/addons with one click. i know this is already developed ...
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Using the Firefox addon “Modify Headers” to change Referrer

Hey there, I want to quickly and easily change my referrer to test something... In the past I know there was nifty little Proxy programs that allowed you to enter whatever you wanted as your HTTP ...
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Save all open windows/tabs? [duplicate]

Is there any way in Firefox, or any browser for that matter to save all open tabs/windows to disk? I don't mean to save the state of windows and tabs I have open, bur rather to automatically save all ...
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FireFox 3.6.3 slow after adding new plugins

I'm using Mozilla Firefox 3.6.3 (Namoroka) 64bit on Windows 7 64 bit and installed lots of plugins after a new profile creation. Now its very slow. Two questions: How can I profile/trace out which ...
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Adding Bookmarks in Firefox

So, today I noticed an odd behavior with bookmarks in my Firefox. If I hit Ctrl-D, or Choose Add Bookmarks from the Bookmarks menu, it automatically adds without asking which folder to put it in. Has ...
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firefox addon for post comment?

Is there a firefox addon for quick comment, because I don't want to input name ,email.. etc for every page Which I want post a comment.
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Preventing Firefox from updating specific extensions?

Is it possible to blacklist or prevent Firefox from updating certain extensions? For example, Echofon, the Twitter client, no longer works on Linux Firefox past version 1.9.6.4. I usually uncheck the ...
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Is there an addon to update (refresh/reload) a page with enter on URL even with hash?

When the URL contains #something and we press enter on the URL bar nothing happens. Is there an addon that forces the page to update (refresh/reload)? Example: http://anypage.com/#anything (press ...
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Hide all images on a page in Firefox (plain text only)

Can I hide all images displayed on a page in Firefox? I want to view the page in plain text only (with no images). Is there any Firefox add-on for this?
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Is there a Firefox toolbar extension to enclose selected text with html tags?

While writing on StackOverflow and other community web resources I very frequently have to enclose pieces of text in "blockquote", "em", "pre+code", "a" etc tags, and enter them (even both - opening ...
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Customizing Firefox to look like Internet Explorer

Basically I want to be able to customize my Firefox install to look almost 100% identical to Internet Explorer 7/8. I currently have the vista-aero theme installed. I just need to be able to change ...
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How to roll back an update of a Firefox addon

Today I updated Adblock Plus addon from v1.2 to v1.3. After restarting Firefox, I realized that Adblock Plus no more blocks ads no matter if I activate or deactivate it. This seems to be a buggy ...
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NoScript: How do I block a subdomain but allow the parent domain?

I want to allow scripts from DomainIVisitOften.com, but block ads.DomainIVisitOften.com. Is there a way to do that with NoScript?
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Any Firefox addon for viewing logfiles?

Has anyone found an add-on that helps when you are viewing log files? If that doesn't exist is there an add-on that lest me easily toggle word-wrap on text files?
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Firefox “already read it” extension?

There are a lot of save-to-read extensions for Firefox, for example, Read it Later or save-to-read. Is there "read-it" extensions for Firefox which I mean an extension that could record the ...
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chrome/firefox extension that fixes google search links

Is there any extension for a browser that allows you to change the structure of links in google search, so that it doesn't look like this: ...
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Firefox addon “keyconfig” seems to be unique… But why isn't it in Firefox's repository?

I recently tried out an addon called "keyconfig", and it is ideal for what I want. It re-binds Firefox's shortcut-keys. I've not found any other way to do this. This addon has a public forum of ...
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Always open specific domains in a different browser from Firefox

I would like to force specific domains (say facebook or twitter) to always open in Chrome instead of Firefox which is my default browser. There is an extension called "Open With" which can be used to ...
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How to save all tabs in a FireFox window? [duplicate]

Sometimes when I'm researching on a software issue (i.e. a bug that I most likely created), I google a lot and so have a lot of tabs open in FireFox. I don't use IE :) But FireFox only allows me to ...
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Firefox extension that will allow Chrome-like tab closing for Firefox 3?

This is the behavior I'm talking about. It's coming to Firefox 4, but is there an extension that will give this functionality to 3.6?
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Recover bookmarks lost by FireFox Sync

I think FireFox sync may have deleted all my bookmarks. I installed it on a new computer and selected the "Replace all data on this computer with my sync data" option. However, no bookmarks appeared, ...
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Firebug is too heavy

When I work for a long time with Firebug, it makes the browser too heavy, is there a way to clear cache or something like that.
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Firefox marker-line like extension?

Is there any marker-line like firefox extension? I would like some way to mark where I was before I scrolled so I don't need to remember exactly where I was before scrolling. I also use Vimperator, ...
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Where are the Firefox extensions stored on Mac Snow Leopard?

I was wondering where the extensions are stored on Snow Leopard? Google isn't helping at all.