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

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How do I clone a Firefox profile in windows?

I've copied %appdata%/mozilla/firefox/profiles/myprofile1 into %appdata%/mozilla/firefox/profiles/myotherprofile2 but if I do a text search inside the files of either profile directory you can see ...
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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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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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How to save a bookmark in Firefox with POST data?

I would like to save as a Firefox bookmark a page which is not accessible using GET. The only way to retrieve the page is to send some POST data. For example, I would like to bookmark a Chronopost ...
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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 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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What is the “Google Update” Firefox add-on?

Browsing through Firefox's Add-ons list, I've discovered that there is one named Google Update, which I don't remember installing. How did it get on Firefox's list of installed Add-ons, or plugins, ...
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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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How to lock Firefox tab to domain or URL pattern

I know Firefox extensions that allow protecting (cannot be closed) and locking (cannot change URL) tabs. What I need is an extension that locks a tab to a certain domain or URL pattern. For example, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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In Firefox, what exactly does “Reset Firefox” do?

What exactly does the "Reset Firefox" function do in Firefox? (Firefox->Help->Troubleshooting Information->Reset Firefox) It says that things get reset to their default state -- is there a precise ...
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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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How to disable middle click + drag with FlashGot?

I have the FlashGot extension installed in Firefox. When I middle click on a link and then accidentally move the mouse before releasing the button, FlashGot captures the link and the file gets ...
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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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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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Is there a Chrome(ium) alternative for the Firefox “Self-Destructing Cookies” extension?

I am huge fan of the Firefox extension https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/self-destructing-cookies/ and am looking for something like this for chrome. Note: I am not looking for some random ...
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What is Pando Web Plugin?

Does anyone know what the the Firefox Plugin Pando Web Plugin 1.0.0.1 is?
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Setting “allow pages to choose their own fonts” on a per-domain basis in Firefox

Normally I use Firefox with the option "allow pages to choose their own fonts" UNselected, but now and again there's a site I'd like to view using their fonts instead of mine... Is it possible to set ...
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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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Firefox: Make thumbnails of https pages not grey?

Firefox now has a new quick dial page like Chrome and Opera. It shows thumbnails of frequently visited pages. However, for some of my pages, the thumbnails are grey (most notably Facebook, and Google ...
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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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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 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 ...
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Force caret / focus somewhere in the current viewport while browsing the page

Note: this is strictly Firefox question, as I have way too many addons to switch. However, if you know if I can do it in the other browser, your posts are welcome as well. I am trying to switch to ...
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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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Custom names for tabs in Firefox?

I want to have custom names for some tabs in latest firefox. I have lots of tabs open and some of them represent different build of the same application. It means that I can see the same favicon and ...
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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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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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Disable stylish on certain sites in firefox

I use dark theme in the Firefox, however sometimes I visit several sites that don't need such theme. I want to see them in original style. I found the way to enable specific features per site with : ...
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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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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. ...