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

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How to create a desktop shortcut for the SQLite Manager firefox plugin?

I frequently use the SQLite Manager plugin of Firefox for playing around with a light weight database file I've. The problem with this is, whenever I have to open the SQLite Manager, I need to first ...
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Plugins for Firefox and Chrome for switching context?

I wuld like to have a plugin which would help me to change context I'm working with. Suppose I have two tasks I'm working on and I want to easily retain and restore groups of open tabs. Anyone knows ...
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How to use a common find text box for all tabs in Firefox?

Recent versions of Firefox have introduced a separate find box for each tab. Is there any config variable in about:config or any addon to disable tab level search in Firefox or use a common find text ...
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Firefox/Chrome extension for setting multiple cookies at once from a string?

For developing reasons I sometimes need to setup a cookie from a string and test it in a browser. I usually use firebug or Cookie Manager+ on firefox, but I have to set each value one at a time, does ...
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Google chrome / firefox change modal/javascript based popups into internal tab messages

I'm looking for an extension (or an option) for both google chrome, firefox that has ability to convert authentication modal dialog boxes (for example SharePoint) where it blocks the whole browser ...
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Are Firefox addons a security risk and if so, how can I block Firefox addons for certain websites?

For example I don’t want any addons being active when I do online banking. Is there an option in Firefox or an addon which allows for deactivating addons for a list of websites?
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Is there a way to maximize Youtube/flash videos to the size of window?

I have a single monitor on my home computer. Often when I'm using it, I'll put a video on the left half and whatever I'm working on on the right using W7's snap. I'd like the video to be the width of ...
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Is it possible to achieve the Opera 12 interface with Firefox or Chrome?

Maybe not Chrome, but I read somewhere that it's possible with Firefox and extensions (Someone said that in a comment). Does anyone know what extensions do I need for that? Basically I'm trying to get ...
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How to know which firefox addon is adding advertisement to all pages?

Recently I am noticing advertisement on every page I visit in Firefox. ( In chrome everything works fine ). Even in Stackoverflow/stackexchange I see advertisement ( Hover over text to see the advt) ...
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How to allow only specific domains to receive Firefox HTTP referers?

Until then to hide the http-referrer, I put the Firefox variable network.http.sendRefererHeader (in about:config) to 0. But when I want to log in edX this site ask me for my referrer. That’s why I ...
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How can I replace one Youtube URL pattern with another via FoxReplace?

Youtube changed its layout again. Now to get to a user’s uploads page you have to click on their nickname, then on the “Videos” tab, and then filter by uploads-only from a dropdwon menu. If you also ...
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How can I make Firefox annotate links which point to files such as PDFs, which won't be opened in Firefox?

I want Firefox to scan every page, and for every <a href="URI">Text</a> element, I want Text to be replaced with Text [PDF] if URI point to a PDF file (similar to Google Scholar results). ...
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Tool for sending mouse movement/click signals to a browser tab periodically [closed]

I'm running a flash application in the browser. The problem is, the application halts if there is no mouse action in 5 minutes. I need an extension or userscript which periodically sends mouse ...
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Is it any Firefox extensions that will let you run a tab with chromes engine?(Like IETab) [closed]

There is an extension for Firefox and Google chrome that let's you run tabs on Internet Explorer's render engine, so it will be displayed just like if you opened it in IE. Is there any similar ...
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Firefox addon to select saved passwords [closed]

Does anyone know about the addon to firefox that creates a button which lets me select saved usernames for current website and after selecting one it fills the login form? I was using it but after ...
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Is there a way to have Firefox automatically log into a site?

In Firefox is there any settings or add ons to automatically log you into a site? The site isn't extremely important (no money involved) so I wouldn't mind having firefox store the password even if ...
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Domain specific bookmarks for Firefox

I while back Firefox had an extension called InDomain Bookmarks, that filters your bookmarks and displays only those for the domain you are in. The extension came with a toolbar that made it easy to ...
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Any Firefox plugin to display memory usage of each tab? [duplicate]

Just wondering if there is any Firefox plugin to display memory usage of each tab? Just some website just eats up so much memory so fast when I open it in a new tab, for example some canvas loading ...
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Does AdBlock Plus work with Firefox in Ubuntu?

I have AdBlock Plus on my Windows machines running Firefox but I cannot find it in the Firefox add-ons in Ubuntu. Am I missing something or does it not work on Firefox for Ubuntu?
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How to get the Markdown Viewer addon of Firefox to work on Linux?

I've installed the Markdown Viewer Firefox addon, but I cannot get it to work on my Ubuntu installation. Firefox is my browser of choice and I am trying to move to Markdown in Vim as my basic ...
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firefox user agent switcher does not go back to normal

I installed the user agent switcher add-on to my Firefox. Once I set a mobile browser and since then, for a news site automatically the m.newssite.com version comes in. Even when I set the user agent ...
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How to remove User-Agent for Firefox

How to remove User-Agent for Firefox The goal is to remove this header from all web requests, in case you don't want sites to know which OS are you using.
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How do I remap keys in caret mode and textarea mode in vimperator?

I use vimperator with my operating system set to an alternate keyboard layout. It's pretty easy to remap things in insert and normal mode with inoremap and nnoremap in my .vimperatorrc, but I can't ...
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Sort Firefox Bookmarks by Domain

Is there a way to sort bookmarks by domain? I would like to be able to see all youtube vidoes in one section, all wikipedia in another, etc, but I haven't been able to find an add-on that does this. ...
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Who appends Unix Epoch timestamps to Firefox profile names?

When Firefox first runs in Mac OS X, by default it creates a user profile folder named… ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default where xxxxxxx is random ASCII characters. ...
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checking memory usage of individual add-ons in Firefox?

I've been getting a lot of memory leaks in the past few months, and I suspect they're caused by one of the add-ons I've installed, but I have no idea which one it is. How do I see how much memory each ...
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Why won't Firefox display this redirect?

If I visit http://www.endsleigh.co.uk/Pages/Endsleigh-App.aspx then the request completes with a URL of https://www.endsleigh.co.uk/personal/ When this kind of thing has happened before with other ...
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Firefox addon to fix layout automatically in address bar

As I'm using EN/RU double keyboard layout configuration, there's a lot of situations, when I spell something to address bar in English, while current keyboard layout is set for Russian, and vice ...
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Firefox. Undo “Do this automatically for files like this from now on”

I have dowlnoaded RAR archive and clicked "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" checkbox to open in WinRAR. But now I'm tired of this. I want just save it. BUT, there no RAR option ...
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Is there a plugin (ideally something that places a button on the toolbar) to switch between different Chrome (or Firefox) profiles?

Basically I want something like OS X's user switching, but on an app level basic, in this case the app being Chrome or Firefox. Something like this: Personal Profile Logged in to my personal gmail ...
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How to stop chrome/firefox downloading a gif?

When I visit any page containing some animated gifs (Google+, 9gag etc), all those seem to start loading. My bandwidth is limited and I don't want those to be downloaded unless I really want to view. ...
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Firefox bookmark manager with multiple instances

When you "show all bookmarks" in Firefox a "library" window pops up. If you ever try to sort a huge amount of bookmarks you would appreciate having multiple "library" windows open. Are there any ...
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Adblock Plus - disabled by default and enable per site

I have Adblock Plus disabled by default at the moment, and I would like to block ads on some sites. Is this possible with Adblock, or do I need another addon?
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Firefox extension/addon to click on given links?

Is there some extension/addon that would click, every so often, on given links? I need it to keep open a page that auto logouts me if I don't do anything for 5 minutes.
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Is there a Firefox extension to bookmark a link without opening it?

Clicking on a link causes a browser to open it. Ctrl+clicking it causes it to open in a background tab. What I seek is to add it to bookmarks silently without opening and without asking for any user ...
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Vimperator could not be installed because it is not compatible with Iceweasel 17.0.9

I use Iceweasel 17.0.9 on Debian Testing (Jessie). When I visit https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/vimperator/contribute/roadblock/?src=dp-btn-primary&version=3.8 and try to install ...
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Does RequestPolicy support wildcards?

I'm using RequestPolicy in Firefox and I'd like to whitelist all the domains of the form of xxx.cloudfront.net. A quick search with google seem to indicate that it should support wildcards; I tried ...
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Is the Firefox addon F@stestfox API sending/collecting data?

My system is Ubuntu64 with Firefox24.0 I have a problem with the addon f@stestfox. It's a nice in-browser search tool and more but I find it the way the program handles the search queries ...
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FireFox add-ons not appearing

After installing some FireFox plug-ins, I can't find them anywhere. There aren't any new buttons on my toolbar. There aren't any new menu items for them. There aren't any new icons for them in the ...
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Turn off tabbed browsing: Chrome/Firefox - Is it possible? [duplicate]

Is it possible somehow to revert back to the old browsing habits, i.e. no tabs in Chrome or Firefox? I stumbled the web but I cannot find the answer to this question.
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Firefox: DOM Inspector - Highlight element like chrome/firebug

In Firefox when you hover over a DOM element using the inspector it's marked by a transparent box with a dashed border. In chrome and firebug the DOM element is highlighted, showing the content ...
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How to save firefox addons for offline installation

I wish to save firefox addons & extenstions and install it offline, Is it possible to save the addons and install it later offline?
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Is there a browser add-on that imposes a cooldown period for websites? [duplicate]

I'd like to prevent myself from opening a given site (e.g. facebook.com) too soon after the last time it was opened. Is there a browser add-on (ideally - for Firefox) that does that? Or I should write ...
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How do I sync ADBlock Plus filters

I use ADBlock Plus at work and in 2 home PCs. Many times I'll block an AD on a page, or create a custom filter, on one machine and then have to block again at the other machines. Is there a way to ...
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Extension to turn off certain page element?

Does anyone know of a browser extension that allows you to disable an HTML element by id or class on a given web page? I prefer to use Chrome, but a Safari or Firefox solution would be great too. ...
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How to restore Firefox tabs after removing adware?

I installed a software from CNET Downlaods and with it came bunch of adware that was bloating down my system and generally just making my life difficult. It changed my home page in Firefox, added some ...
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How do I stop Adblock Plus from intercepting Crtl+Shift+V in Firefox?

Normally, Crtl+Shift+V means "paste text without formatting". When I install Adblock Plus or Adblock Edge in Firefox, it intercepts this keystroke to show some of its UI. There is no configuration ...
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How to save Bandwidth used on Firefox

My ISP is charging me per GB for download. I need some solution to save Web pages on firefox and when I open page again, FF load it from cache offline.
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How to hide McAfee site advisor icon from firefox?

My work machine comes with McAfee siteadvisor installed and it places the most inconvenient icon in firefox This makes it very difficult to add new tabs or navigate to the tabs right under the ...
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How unsafe are browser extensions/add-ons/plug-ins?

Chrome and Firefox have a lot of extensions, some of which are very useful. When you install them, they say they need access to all of the user's web page data.: (1) Is this a threat to online ...