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

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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. ...
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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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Is there a way to disable a Firefox extension with AutoHotkey?

I would love to be able to do that with Vimium. That would be a big productivity booster.
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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 ...
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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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Is there a plugin that lets you switch firefox versions [closed]

Is there a plugin, that lets you switch firefox browser mode, the way you can do in IE? I want to see how my CSS renders in older ff versions. (To be exact, I want to see, how it renders on ff for ...
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How to display size in kilo bytes of webpage?

I am developing mobile application in browser and I desperately need to know the total webpage size. Is there a extension in chrome or firefox that tell you how much KB has the webpage consumed?
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Is there a way to automatically synchronise the Speed Dial Firefox add-on at browser start-up?

I am an avid user of the Speed Dial add-on for the Mozilla Firefox browser. I use it on a number of GNU/Linux systems which all have access to a GNU/Linux file server. Here is my question: Is there a ...
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where does Speed Dial firefox extension store user bookmarks'?

I've lost my URLs in Speed Dial. However I have found what appears to be a backup file (extension .speedial). How can I restore my URLs from this file? Where does Speed Dial store its user ...
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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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Firefox Portable: addons are marked as “not compatible”

I'm using Firefox Portable from portableapps.com, the program is stored in my Dropbox folder. Everything works OK, except for a few addons, namely: LastPass and URL Alias. When I finished to work ...
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Hoverzoom alternative for Firefox

I used to use Hoverzoom on Chrome. I moved to Firefox recently and I'm looking for a similar alternative. Is there a Firefox version / port of Hoverzoom? If not, is there a similar extension?
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Possible to only have 1 English dictionary instead of 30 in Firefox?

When I right click on a text field in firefox 22 and select "Language" from the pop-up menu, I have ~30 English dictionary variations. I have not installed them since this is the default firefox ...
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Access HTTPS from different port

While web browsing, how do you redirect HTTPS URLs to a port other than the standard 443? Due to Windows XP's inability to handle name-based hosting with SSL, I'm forced to remap port 443 to a unique ...
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Why does Firefox plugin check report Shockwave Flash as outdated?

I have a Debian x86_64 system with Firefox installed from Mozilla's tar.gz. On the addons page (hit CONTROL+SHIFT+A then go to the Plugins tab) there is a link: "Check to see if your plugins are up ...
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Firefox - A vertical tab addon that works with All in One Sidebar

I have All in One Sidebar (AISO) installed and am loving it. now, I was thinking of installing an addon that would display my tabs in the sidebar in a vertical way. Also, this sidebar should ...
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Move all open Firefox tabs into a bookmark folder

I have about 50 tabs open and would like to create a folder in the bookmarks and bookmark all those tabs at once and add them to that folder. Is this possible with a trick? or maybe an add-on?
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Free Download Manager won't download YouTube videos in MP4

Free Download Manager used to be able to download HD MP4 YouTube videos, but every time I try to download a video I only get FLV files. I've set the videos to 1080p but they are downloaded as FLV (no ...
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Force Firefox to use HTTPS for every connection [duplicate]

Is there an addon to force good 'ol firefox to append an 's' at the end of the http on the url bar, so all connections could be https? I know not every server has SSL, but in case they do, is there a ...
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How to configure firefox built-in pdf viewer

I want to configure my pdf.js in Firefox. Specifically, I want to set the default zoom from auto to something else, say 150%. I found a pdfjs.database in about:config, which has a "zoom":"auto" in ...
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How to make Firefox open all links in private tabs except those whitelisted?

In the last Firefox versions the possibility to open private tabs was introduced. Is there some way to open any link by default in a private tab except links from a whitelist? My goal is to prevent ...
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Move FF “Find Toolbar” to top

Is there a way to move the "Find Toolbar" in Firefox from the bottom to the top of the window?
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Show if I have visited a website before

Looking for an app or extension that would tell me if I have visited a website before. I am not looking for a historical website tracker in a searchable form like you would use to track where your ...