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

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Firefox addon: submit link to multiple social services/sites?

Is there any tool or Mozilla Firefox addon to submit links to social networking sites/services (such as Twitter, Facebook, Digg, Delicious, etc) with one click? Edit: The first time it is used, ...
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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 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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Pentadactyl/Vimperator: howto copy image to clipboard

My question is about the Firefox add-on Pentadactyl (the question is also relevant to it's parent project Vimperator). In Pentadactyl, there is a way to save an image: ;s At this point, you select ...
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How to install libav manually for Video Download Helper on Windows 7?

I'm trying to get the Firefox Extension "Video Download Helper" (VDH) to convert and record videos. The suggested way of doing this is to install a precompiled version of libav called "Convert Helper" ...
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How to block loading https server resource on http pages in Firefox?

I wish to block loading of https resources in Firefox on pages that are served via http protocol. Think of these elements to be blocked/filtered: img src="https://*" script src="https://*" iframe ...
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How can I keep Firefox from clearing Flash Files downloaded from sites like ArmorGames.com?

How can I keep Firefox from clearing very large Flash Files downloaded from sites like ArmorGames.com? Is there an option or addon for that? I don't want to redownload and redownload the same Flash ...
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How to manage volume of flash player applications on websites with Firefox?

There is some nasty video viewer that has volume around 10000% higher than normally, so visiting those webpages is very nasty experience to my delicate ears, especially when those videos start ...
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Alternative Firefox add-on to Form History Control

Is there another plug-in I can use instead of Form History Control? Sometimes it just doesn't work and I'd like to find a replacement or another plug-in which does the same job.
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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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Allow outdated firefox extension to be enabled

So I have a lovely extension called Pentadactyl. It's not maintained for every "major" Firefox release and thus may have an outdated version number somewhere. It does its job and frankly it's my ...
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Switch to next tab with middle click in Firefox?

Is there a way to get Firefox to switch to the next tab when you click the middle mouse button (regardless of where on the screen the mouse pointer is)? I can't find an add-on that does this. Thanks
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Firefox - Java Platform plugin does not exist in the plugins

I have just installed the latest version of Java (1.80_60) on a fresh installed Windows 10. Java is not recognized by Firefox (which is up to date - version 41.0.1) despite it is installed properly. ...
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Customise Firefox

Is there any way to remove all the buttons(including tab close and browser close min max buttons), Bars(title , tab, menu, ect. ) in firefox but with out going to fullscreen. Yet there should be a way ...
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How to make install Chrome extension for Firefox

I read with great relief that I can add strikethrough formatting to Gmail with the add-on described here—the description says it works with Chrome and Firefox. But the link in that post takes me to ...
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Rikaisama to Anki real-time import: Error, current note type does not contain the following field: 'Meaning'

In Rikaisama, when I press the Real-Time Import key, I get this error: Even though Anki is open on this deck which definitely has a Meaning field: What am I doing wrong?
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How to remap Firefox to always use Cmd key for new tab

I'm trying to migrate from Chrome to Firefox under OS X and this issue is extremely annoying. In Chrome pressing the Cmd key is a universal for "do this in a new tab" command. It works for addresses, ...
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AdblockPlus rule to allow everything within a specific IFrame

I'm playing a browsergame where you can earn ingame-premium-currency by watching various ads/movies/special offers/etc. My Firefox Addon Adblock Plus is doing a pretty good job in blocking all those ...
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How do I download “incompatible” extensions from Mozilla's addon website?

I often find that a Firefox extension I want to download from AMO (addons.mozilla.org) has been tagge as "incomaptible" and greyed out; the grey button often can't be right clicked to download anyway. ...
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Where Do Not Track Me / Blur saves its login info?

I'm using Do Not Track Me / Blur with Firefox. It has a setting where it saves the username and login info automatically for the sites you visit (the "remember login accounts" option, see below): ...
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Firefox Tree Style Tab - How to close a tree in one click?

The plugin is great. But one thing I would like to do is to close the whole tree in one click, e.g. just by clicking the middle key of my mouse on the parent tab of the tree. Is that doable? To right ...
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Locking down of Firefox

I'm trying to setup a Mozilla.cfg file to lock down the installation of themes and extensions. I have a config file that I've been working on and has been blocking a lot of what we don't want our ...
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How mozilla decides to offer me an ESR download insdead of regular version?

I have noticed something strange , when using IE11 Dev images from modern.ie website . When i navigate to Firefox Download page , and click a Download button , the version i am being offered is an ...
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How to make screenshot of select option element expanded?

Is a way to make webpage screenshot by chrome/firefox extension on expanded <select/> / <option/> ? I'm using Awesome Screenshot, but shortcuts doesn't work in that situation.
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Hack for running multiple iMacros in random fashion

I have 20 iMacros (for browser) and they are specific to different URLs. I run these macros one after another, and then repeat or loop all of them 10 times. But within that loop, i need those 20 ...
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Firefox Australis status bar not showing

Just restarted my Firefox and voila... "Australis" is installed (never clicked "yes I want this"), but oh well, get on with the progress, right? I am fine with progress, but there is no status bar ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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“Saved Password Editor” in Chrome

Do we have "Saved Password Editor" in chrome? If no how can I manage it for sites which supress password remember options ? I am using chrome Version 26.0.1410.63 Thanks
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newsfox forbids me add new feed

Google Reader is going to die and I am trying to be adapted to newsfox, what annoys me is that sometimes when I add a new feed it tells me that 'xxx' already reads this feed. Actually I did ...
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Popup search results for selected text in Firefox

Often, I want to add a relevant hyperlink for a blog post, but I find the tab switching really clumsy. Is there a Firefox addon/userscript that can: search Google/Bing for selected text, display ...
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Browser Extension to count and show data downloaded

Is there a browser extension to show the amount of data downloaded, and to group it by each website? For example: Total Data Download 50MB. Youtube.com 30MB Google.com 20MB
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CentOS 5.6: Setup global extensions in Firefox 10.0.1

I have setup Firefox to run off a server for a group of people, so that it runs for them without a local install. Now, I wish to also setup a few extensions globally, which would be available to all ...
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Firefox - Open specific link in all tabs?

I'm looking for a Firefox addon that will let me open a bunch of tabs like this: www.website.com/user.php?num=350 www.website.com/user.php?num=241 www.website.com/user.php?num=125 And then click a ...
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Firefox plugin or addon to show authentication negotiation details

I would like to see all the authentication communication between Firefox and a web site, similar to what curl -v shows. Is there such a thing?
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Is there a plugin for Firefox which will save an image in a tab once it's fully loaded and close the tab all automatically without user interaction?

Is there a plugin for Firefox which will save an image in a tab once it's fully loaded and close the tab all automatically without user interaction? The key thing I want to stress is that the plugin ...
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Is there any software which can auto save buffered/cached videos?

I know there are many software which let you see the cache and then you have to save the video manually. But is there any software which will automatically save cached/buffered videos? Also, if ...
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would like to download this video with downloadhelper but cannot

I am trying to download this video with downloadhelper, the firefox extension http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28qwcVPNy3E but I just get audio only. This is particularly with this video clip. The ...
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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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Use Firefox to open an external program and pass the URL as a parameter, ie click to stream with MPC

I'm looking for an add-on or another way to have Firefox (or Chrome or anything else really) open an external program when clicking on certain links and send the URL I clicked to that program. I know ...