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

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Firefox option to paste plain text into HTML inputs, similar to paste special?

This is something that's been annoying me for a while. With the current trend towards "rich web applications" it seems that some application developers are doing something funky with textarea elements ...
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Is there a Firefox add-on that enables emacs keyboard shortcuts?

For example, I'd love to be able to press ctrl-a to get to the beginning of a line in an input field and ctrl-k to delete that line, etc. P.S. Not sure if it matters, but I use Arch Linux.
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Can I have tabs on the left stacked vertically?

I found an extension tree style tab - it can move tabs to the left, but it stacks them horizontally - while I want the stacked vertically. I would like the following layout in Firefox: The ...
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How to Download Youtube Videos into different segments

I am aware of tons of Firefox Addons that enable downloading of Youtube videos. However, I am in a situation where my net connection frequently breaks and the download process is reset. I plan to ...
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How to backup Firefox User Styles?

I would like to backup Firefox User Styles (from Stylish plugin) used in my installation and import later in a brand new setup. Can you suggest how to perform this operation?
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firefox addon Stylish gives me random error message

I'm running on Ubuntu 12.04. I installed Stylish addon today. I write a new style: @namespace url(http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml); @-moz-document domain("weibo.com") { #pl_content_pullylist { ...
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Can you force Chrome / FF to a spec. width in full screen mode?

Is there any kind of extension to make Chrome or Firefox a specific width while in full screen mode? For example like Pages does with it's full screen option. It would be very nice to be able to have ...
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Remember password automatically on Firefox 12

There have been many question with accepted answer on similar topic but none of those deal with newer version of Firefox. So I'm asking how to enable Firefox to remember password automatically on ...
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How to highlight a text in pdf opened in web browser

When pdf file is opened in browser, extensions like Diggo cannot highlight the text in the pdf. Are there any extensions or ways in which this can be achieved? Or opening a pdf using a application ...
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Searching Google in Firefox causes a download dialog

Searching Google in Firefox causes a download dialog which detected JSon Activity ! It happens several times and interrupts my typing. I disabled half of my addons that I thought were suspicious. I ...
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Extensions not showing on Extensions tab of Add-ons Manager in Firefox 12

I don't know what happened but my list of extensions does not show up on the extensions tab of the Add-ons Manager on my Firefox 12. Is there any about:config settings to show the extensions or some ...
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Get an alert when my parents browser reach a certain domain

I recently noticed that a Firefox toolbar get frequently installed on my parents computer. I managed to trace back the method it is using to get installed (through a link that looks like a Firefox ...
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Force Firefox to cache a URL for a specific period of time

One of the companies I work with has a web app hosted over a slow DSL line. There is something amiss with the configuration of their server or version of software they are using which means that every ...
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Can't do Google UK searches with Firefox Search Box when HTTPS Everywhere is active

When HTTPS Everywhere 2.0.2 extension is active, searches in the built-in Firefox Search Box go to https://encrypted.google.com (instead of https://www.google.co.uk as desired). This means that I ...
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Browser which can access only one website?

I have a web based back-office application for my company. I am hiring a new employee and want to give them access to the application, but they are not allowed to use a traditional web browser (for ...
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Viewing just one div from an html page

I am speaking from the perspective of the end-user. Suppose I am visiting a website, which has a log divs. Most of them are displaying ads, menus, etc. but one of them is displaying the main content ...
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How do I add additional parameters to query string of a Firefox Search Plugin?

I have just installed the DuckDuckGo add-on in Firefox 11.0, running on XP SP 3. I would like to add additional parameters to the query string. However, any changes I make are not reflected in the ...
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Is there an offline HTML validator for Firefox working on OS X?

Is there an offline HTML validator for Firefox 10+ working on Mac OS X?
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Batch downloading available pages in Google books?

I am using Google Book Downloader addon to Firefox. It generates links to individual image per available page, but if I would like to download multiple pages' images using selecting the links and ...
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“Turn Off The Lights” on any website?

On Youtube, there is this nice button (easy to overlook - top left of the video) which lets one "turn off the lights": the site background changes from white to black, the text color changes from ...
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Issue tabbing between fields in Tiddlywiki

TAB and SHIFT + TAB are great for getting in and out of fields without taking your hands off the keyboard. In my Firefox 9.0 installation I installed and then disabled Tab in Textarea 0.10.2 ...
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How to Enable Multirow Bookmarks Toolbar?

I have tried using Multirow Bookmarks Toolbar Plus and Roomy Bookmarks Toolbar Firefox add-ons, but the problem is that they are constantly stressing my CPU (even when idling). It probably has ...
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To speed up firefox, is disabling unwanted add-ons enough or should I remove them completely? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do disabled Firefox extensions make Firefox slower? In case 'it depends on the type of extension': Ones in my disabled list include DownThemAll, DownloadHelper, DivX ...
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How do I prevent pages I visit from overriding selected Firefox shortcut keys?

In Firefox, how can I prevent pages from overriding Firefox built-in keyboard shortcuts through Javascript on a per-key basis? Preferably on a per-site basis, too? The most frustrating override is the ...
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Firefox- alternative for Google Toolbar Translator?

As you may know, since Firefox changed it's version to 5 (right now I have Firefox 10), Google Toolbar is not compatible with firefox anymore. I used the google toolbar quite often to translate ...
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Replacement firefox plug-in for Copy as Plain Text

Using Firefox plug-ins I had a plug-in called Copy Plain Text v0.3.3 that stopped working with newer versions of Firefox several releases ago. Does anyone have a replacement for this that works with ...
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Firefox: Addon- Buttons don't appear in Browser

There are 2 user accounts on my computer. User Account #1 is Administrator, User Account #2 is an normal account. Both Accounts use Firefox as Browser and almost the same add-ons. Lately I wanted ...
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Is there a browser extension for any browser that allows two “finds” in the page with different highlighting colours?

With most apps including browsers there is a "Find" function for searching for text in the current document. All instances of matching text are highlighted to make them easy to see. But sometimes you ...
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What is killing my computer? 16GB RAM system is not utilising its full potential

The story begins with the release of Firebug. I love it as a tool, but Firebug + Firefox are the killer combination. Let me start by introducing two system reports: 1) CPU 2) RAM usage. I've been ...
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How can I install and run .xpi browser extension in Windows 7?

I'm trying to open a ".xpi" file in Windows 7. The file is a browser extension for avoiding data tracking designed to run under Mozilla: DoNotTrack+. ver 2.0.8. Can anyone tell me either, how to ...
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Is it possible to change Ghostery to block anything automatically?

Is it possible to change the Ghostery extension to block anything automatically? Every time you surf a new website you have to check what trackers are following you and block them manually. I would ...
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addon asking to allow cookie or not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Have an add-on for Firefox like NoScript, but for cookies (that make possible to whitelist while surfing the web)? I'm looking for a Firefox plugin/addon/extension that ...
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Firefox phantom addon not in list, but still exists

Some time ago, I installed a Firefox add-on that allows Ctrl-Tab to jump between tabs more intelligently. It remembers the most recent tabs and switches back and forth in that order. It will even ...
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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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Browser where I can add my own custom CSS or Javascript

Is there a way to load my own custom CSS or Javascript while using a browser? When I'm accessing a website or developing a website I want to load my own custom scripts from my computer. I know this ...
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Is there any Firefox or Chrome add-on to highlight search terms (and jump to them ?)

There is a cool feature of the Google Toolbar that I have been finding frustrating to live without (since the Google Toolbar is not supported anymore for Firefox, my main browser): When you google, ...
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Any alternative to Universal Uploader (fireuploader) for Firefox?

I can't use Universal Uploader (fireuploader) for Firefox to upload/download from box.net anymore, I keep getting message "You are not logged in correctly" even my username and password are correct, ...
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Firefox addon to have some movable lines visible on a page, for developing purposes

I need to horizontally align with css two things that for some reason are positioned absolutely. Because of this, I would really appreciate an addon that allows me to place some lines on the screen ...
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How to disable Flash plugin on Firefox, but with a whitelist? I mean *really* disable it

The background Ok, this is a toughie. I'm a Firefox user, and I don't like Flash ads. They slow down my netbook, they slow down my Macbook, they sometimes play sound or obscure part of the page, all ...
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Collaborative bookmarking addon for firefox

I'm searching for a solution that allows me to share a bookmark folder of Firefox inside my company. I want that people are able to see, edit, organize, delete and add to the same bookmarks folder, ...
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Auto-synch browser tabs on two PCs?

How can I have the same browser open on two different PCs and always have the same tabs open on both, no matter which one I change? Any browser. I don't care so long as I get the desried ...
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Upload bandwidth limitation

Are there any options how do I limit the upload bandwidth used to say 25% or 50% of the full upload bandwidth? While uploading files: in the web-browser, in the email client like outlook, FTP ...
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Firefox focus on awesomebar when new tab is created

Firefox doesn't focus on the Awesomebar when creating a new tab automatically (similar to what Google Chrome does), or at least, my installation doesn't. Does anyone know of anyone a way of doing ...
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How do I effectively examine the on-hover styles of links in Firebug?

When I hit Ctrl + Shift + C to examine a link on my web page in Firebug, it displays its associated on-hover styles in the CSS panel. However, when I move my mouse away from the examined element (my ...
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Fast web search selected text in Firefox

I know how to web search selected text in Firefox (select, right-click, find the Search For menu option, release), but since I use that function up to dozens of times a day, I find it frustratingly ...
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Is there a Chrome version of Firefox Tilt?

Tilt is a cool new developer-oriented FF extension that lets you visualize a page in 3D. Is there something similar for Chrome?
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Where are URL-s stored on the Samfind bookmarks bar on OS X Snow Leopard?

Does anyone know where are URL-s stored on the "Samfind bookmarks bar" firefox extention on OS X Snow Leopard? I need to find the specific file, as I can no longer boot up the hard disk that samfind ...
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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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Vimperator - is there any way to edit text?

I'd like to know if there is any way to edit text in Vimperator (for example input boxes or Gmails web interface)? The way one edits text in Vim and can navigate e.g. the use of "p", "yy" and "dd" ...
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flash plugin for firefox 9.0.1 Ubuntu 11.10

Problem: I can play flash videos locally, in chromium, and in epiphany (the GNOME web browser). For some reason support is spotty in firefox. Youtube will play most of the time but sometimes the video ...