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

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Rearranging add-ons buttons on Firefox toolbar

I'm trying to customize my Firefox window - I want some of the add-ons buttons to appear on the upper toolbar (right to the search bar), some on the left of the back/forward arrows and some of them on ...
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How do I set Firefox to go to the previous tab rather than the next, when a tab is closed?

(This might be similar to How do I get Firefox to return to the previous tab when closing a tab? [at least if I'm interpreting that one right], but the accepted and only answer there - adding a big ...
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Firefox extension for one-click SSL override?

When I visit a site with an invalid SSL certificate, I get a message saying "This connection is untrusted". If I want to visit it nevertheless, I have to click "I understand the risks", uncheck ...
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chrome/firefox extension that fixes google search links

Is there any extension for a browser that allows you to change the structure of links in google search, so that it doesn't look like this: ...
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Firefox - any way to override Server Name Indication for troubleshooting?

I use firefox extensively to access and troubleshoot a myriad of webapps, many of them running on apache virtualhost'ed environments. One problem I've been having is that on SSL-enabled servers I ...
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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 force install an unverified firefox extension in 41.0b1?

The latest update to Firefox (41.0b1) aggressively blocks the installation of unverified extensions, namely HTTPS Everywhere and Privacy Badger. How might I be able to force these extensions to ...
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Is there a way to add some padding to Chrome or Firefox between the top of the actual window and the top of the tabs?

I'm using Chrome on a VM (I can also use FF) and there is a toolbar that has a tendency to get stuck at the top of the page (it won't retreat back into hiding like it's supposed to) and that makes ...
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How to enable Firebug alpha on Firefox Nightly?

I use Firefox Nightly and the alpha release of Firebug 3.0. Until today, I've never had a problem with that Firebug extension. Today, however, when updating Nightly, I was notified that Firebug had ...
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How can I auto-select the spellcheck language in Firefox?

Firefox spell-checker is puzzling me. I'd like to auto-select the language, but searching google I've only found this relevant link which suggests this old unmantained addon which just doesn't work ...
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FireFox Crashes Often, Mostly When Using A Search Engine

I already use Bing but FF39.0 crashes daily (not responsive) usually when I've submitted a search. It crashes, then the "Oops" and I have to restart. This isn't the best thing to hapen when I am ...
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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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Distribute Firefox add-on internally

We (company) are developing a Firefox addon intended to ease the work performed on a department. The addon was developed to communicate specifically with our software. I wanted to know if there's a ...
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Google Chrome extensions in Firefox

Chrome has a significantly more restricted extension API than Firefox; it mainly just consists of content scripts (with background pages) and a couple of hooks for context menus and popups and such. ...
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How can I retrieve POST data in Firefox without use of an addon?

This is a bit of an emergency. I've written a very large article without saving my progress (I know, not the brightest), and when I submitted it, I ended up being redirected to an error. If I hit ...
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How to make Firefox 39 display the page title of the active tab in the window title bar?

After upgrading to Firefox 39, the title of the page in the currently active tab is no longer displayed in the browser window's title bar. (In fact, there is no real title bar at all, even after ...
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Is there a way to search the text of my browsing history in Firefox?

I often find myself in the situation where I know I saw something in a web page recently, but don't remember where. I would therefore like to be able to do a full-text search of the contents of my ...
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How can I open the settings of a Firefox extension in a new tab?

I change the customization settings of one of my Firefox extensions quite frequently. After a while it starts to get old going to the extensions list and finding a particular extension in my list of ...
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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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Owasp-mantra freezes when I use Tamper Data

In Mantra-Firefox, when I select Tamper Data, then Start Tamper, then Tamper, it freezes . I'm grateful for any help.
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Live HTTP headers give a 400 error

In Mantra-Firefox, I have a problem in the Live HTTP Header. When I click in Replay and Replay, with no changes in headers it, retrieve a Bad Request error. I'm grateful for any answer.
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Access US-based web sites without using VPN? [closed]

A site I'd like to read is off-limit to non-US IP's. Since it's the only site I read that is thusly restricted, setting up a VPN just for this seems overkill. So I was wondering if there's some ...
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firefox plugin/addon/hack to allow chromes' omnibar TAB search?

In chrome when you type a website name, say youtube.com then press TAB you can then easily search the said website for keywords without loading the site first. gonna save you some time. i found and ...
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Latest Flash Player 18 Doesn't Upmix The Stereo Sound to 5.1 Surround Anymore

Old version of flash player and firefox was upmixing stereo sound to 5.1 on youtube and other online players. I did an update today and it is not anymore. What can I do to get it done as before? Bass ...
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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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Any modified Firefox plugin is auto-deleted upon starting Firefox - How do I stop that?

When I rename an .xpi to a .zip, unzip it, delete the original .xpi, re-zip the directory, and rename it to .xpi, Firefox deletes this "touched" file upon restart (nothing really changed, other than ...
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Using Firefox Pocket addon with Pentadactyl

I'm using Pentadactyl, a Firefox plugin which emulates vim-style keybindings and browsing. I've recently been interested in using Pocket with 'Automatically make all saved pages available offline' ...
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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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Why there is no external addon/extension for internet explorer?

Why there was no extenal[third party] addons/extensions for internet explorer?is it there any technical reason behind it or it was just a microsoft glitch to prevent opensource stuff? what were the ...
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I need to setup an automatic firefox proxy for some urls not for every page I visit? (Define rules to enable proxy based on request link address)

I'm using latest version of firefox (38.0.5 currently) and I need to use proxy configurations only for some urls not for every page. I searched and after googling I found an addon for firefox named ...
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How to trace cause of Firefox segfaults?

Firefox has been segfaulting on me a lot lately. The console output isn't helpful and I have not been able to notice a pattern or relate it to any actions I take. I presume one of the many addons I ...
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Firefox not opening pdf files

I've been using pdf.js in Firefox for some time (Firefox 38.0.5 currently and Windows 7) and pdf.js was ok. However lately, I noticed that pdf.js isn't being opened anymore and instead nothing ...
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not able to screenshot full webpage in SharePoint 2013 using Firefox

Does anyone know why I would not be able to do a full screenshot of a SharePoint 2013 webpage using firefox? I have tried Nimbus and Awesome screenshots plugins as well as the command line option: ...
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How to enable extension when running Firefox for the first time?

I need to run Firefox each time in a new profile directory with my extension enabled. What I do is the following: Create temporary directory for storing profile (/tmp/profile.123) Create extensions ...
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Normal Command Prompt / Console in Visual Studio

Is there any way to add a normal command prompt to Visual Studio? I realise the Command Window is the Visual Studio IDE command window. I would like to have the command prompt "CMD" as a window ...
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Is there a way to indicate which Firefox tab is making sounds?

I am essentially asking for a Firefox equivalent to the Chrome extension called MuteTab - a way to identify which tabs are making sounds and then mute them accordingly. Is there a such extension for ...
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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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S3Fox Exception: Too Many Arguments

I'm running the S3Fox add-on in FireFox 38.0.1 Getting this error when I try to download a file from Amazon S3 to my local PC: [Exception... "Not enough arguments [nsIWebBrowserPersist.saveURI]" ...
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KeePass, KeeFox - default password for ULR

Imagine you have multiple password for one URL. For example, two accounts on one web forum. Seems like KeePass (or KeeFox - extension for Mozilla Firefox) types last saved password. Now how to tell ...
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command to press a key after delay ubuntu

I'm trying to make firefox automatically fullscreen on startup. I've tried a couple extensions that all crash firefox. Firefox also automatically starts on system startup. I think the easiest ...
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Pentadactyl tabopen all matching links

I'd like to open a whole mess of links, each in there separate tabs. I've got a pattern (here's its as simple as @ to identify all the links. So, i could type F@ and see all the links I want to open ...
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How can I simulate a slow connection, or limit the bandwidth that Firefox can use? [closed]

Is there a way I can simulate various connection speeds from within Firefox? I need to be able to check http://localhost with varying speeds. I know there are standalone applications that can do ...
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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 do I individually mute audio per tab in Chrome or Firefox?

Is there a browser add-on (Chrome/Firefox) to individually mute audio per page/tab? This would be great when listening to music while browsing sites that play audio without asking for user prompt ...
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Firefox addon for managing text width

While reading, I prefer that the text width is "reasonably" small and centered in the middle of the window (just to make an example, pick a blog post layout or the layout of SuperUser itself, which I ...
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How to send Http Delete Request with json content inside it

I am using Firefox addon HttpRequester to send HTPP Delete Request with json content inside it but after generating the request, it is completely ignoring the content data passed in the request. So ...
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View menu bar & bookmarks toolbar in Firefox 4 full-screen mode?

In Firefox 3.6, I was using the Autohide extension to enable the menu bar and bookmarks toolbar in full screen mode. But Autohide is not compatible with Firefox 4, and even its home page appears to ...
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Is there a way for Firefox to preload a website?

Is it possible to have Firefox preload a tab for say Google Search but keep it hidden unless I try to go there? My network is pretty slow and this would save me much time as I use Google often.
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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 ...