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

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Extension for tracking facebook activity?

Is there an extension available that tracks our daily facebook activity, like how frequently do we visit facebook and how long we stay logged in?
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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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How to enable specific extensions in Firefox private mode?

I'm planning to use time tracking plugins for my time spent on the web and would like the private browsing sessions to be counted in. In Chrome you can separately enable specific plugins in ...
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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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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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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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How to remove search providers in late 2014 Firefox?

The latest Firefox (now v. 34) has changed the way it administers search providers, so that they can be selected or un-selected, also new ones can be added, but they cannot be removed. That is ...
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Change firefox menu color using userChrome..css

From my previous question, I have following content in my userChrome.css: menubar, toolbar, nav-bar, #TabsToolbar > *{ background-color: rgb(102,66,60) !important; } This changes the color of ...
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Firefox having trouble loading websites at start up

When i start up Firefox, I try to get into amazon.com or ebay.com and the loading is just unbearable, it takes half a minute to load both of them (basically it is the same on any big site with a lot ...
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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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Is there an addon to update (refresh/reload) a page with enter on URL even with hash?

When the URL contains #something and we press enter on the URL bar nothing happens. Is there an addon that forces the page to update (refresh/reload)? Example: http://anypage.com/#anything (press ...
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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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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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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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firefox extention to check gmail apps that uses Google Applications Connector

is there any extension out there that would allow me to check my email that uses Google Applications Connector? http://www.atlassian.com/software/crowd/ I tried WebMail Notifier I have no idea why ...
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How to remove User-Agent for Firefox

How to remove User-Agent for Firefox The goal is to remove this header from all web requests, in case you don't want sites to know which OS are you using.
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How to switch an extension's language?

Unfortunately some Firefox extensions include rather bad/or incomplete translations into my locale (German), and I'd really prefer having them in English instead. However, I do not want to change my ...
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How to narrow down the list of CSS properties in autocomplete of Firefox Developer Tools or Firebug?

We write CSS properties a lot. That's why autocomplete comes in handy. But it's a little frustrating when I press v hoping for vertical-align and it comes out vector-effect or d hoping for display and ...
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How to use multiple tags in firefox browser URL search

I am using tags to manage my bookmarks in Firefox. Scenario: I have multiple URLs that have been tagged with more than one tag. I want to list all URLs in the URL bar, which have only the mentioned ...
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How to invert web pages colour scheme in Firefox?

I use to browse web in a dark room and would prefer if the backgrounds would be dark and text would be light instead of the opposite which is much more common. I suppose this can be achieved with some ...
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How to search within folders in Firefox Bookmarks?

Is there any way or addon that allows the user to search for bookmarks within certain folders. As of now if you use the search bark in bookmarks it will show results from all folders. This is quite ...
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What are the 'chrome:' and 'resource:' protocols in Firefox?

From reading the error console, I've noticed that Firefox has several internal protocols, such as chrome: and resource:. What are they used for, and why are they necessary? Are they part of the ...
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coloring firefox using userchrome.css - get rid of two rectangles

Regarding this thread: Change firefox panel color using userChrome.css I would like to color my firefox, but only the top bar. The Bar where the buttons and tabs are. (Australis) I already colored ...
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What's the difference between Vimperator and Pentadactyl?

I've been using vimperator for a few months and loving it (although it makes it hard for me to go back to primitive mousery on others' computers). I've seen that there's a fork called Pentadactyl, but ...
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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 can I spell check web pages from the browser?

How can I spell check web pages when browsing them? I've added the After the Deadline Chrome extension, but it only seems to work on forms and not whole web pages. I'm happy to use Firefox if that ...
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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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Change firefox menu color using userChrome.css

I would like to expand on my question , which I asked on superuser few weeks ago. As the question was formulated, the answers were satisfactory, and I have accepted. But it turns out, it does not ...
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Why do I get this “500 Command not understood - shazbot!” error from FireFTP?

I am using FireFTP 2.0.21 plugin on Firefox 32.0.3 to transfer files from PC to an Agilent E4438C Signal Generator. The instrument is connected via network switch to the PC. There is no problem ...
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How can I remove a specific request header before sending a request in Chrome or Firefox?

I'm looking for a chrome or firefox extension that would allow me to remove certain request headers from all requests to a certain server. Specifically, I'm trying to disable the browser from ...
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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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Change firefox panel color using userChrome.css

I am using two different Firefox profiles, and I need to distinguish between them. I would like to modify one of them, so that the panel has different color. I don't want to install any additional ...
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firefox : override website's javascript to a local machine javascript

There is a userContent.css available in firefox to customize / override website's css to a new one. but what about the javascrip. How to override a particular website's javascript or some part of the ...
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Macro hotkey for “Save Image As…” in Firefox?

Relevant PC info: Windows 7 64bit Firefox (latest) Logitech g710+ Keyboard with Logitech Gaming software Right now, I have to: Hover over an image right-click Click "Save Image As.." Click ...
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Automatically go through pages download filtered links on a site

With DownThemAll! I can download all the links on a given page and I can filter them. lets say the site is www.google.com and I want to grab all the search results. I set up a filter: /search?q= ...
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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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How to prevent Firefox to add particular sites to history?

When I look into my Firefox history trying to find a page I've visited recently, the history is usually overwhelmed with google.com search, GMail, Google+ and Google Reader pages (and some other pages ...
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How to search only libre extensions in Firefox for installation?

It is said that not all firefox addons are free and open source: some are proprietary . Is there a way to search only libre software Firefox extensions? By "libre" I attempt to capture two things: ...
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Make firefox to not ask to remember password

I have LastPass installed in Firefox which works fine, still Firefox asks me to remember password on many websites. How do I disable this feature? I want Firefox to not prompt for password because ...
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Setup Firefox to save .pages as .zip automatically

What do I want to do? I would like Firefox to save files with the .pages extension as .zip files automatically. Scenario You are browsing through your emails and you notice your friend just sent ...
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How to save down currently displayed HTML page - Firefox?

I have a webpage that I need to save down. I load the page with AutoPager. But saving large pages loaded with AutoPager just won't work. (see my Q) What I see on the page would be perfect (in HTML, ...
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Why are the older add-ons not compatible with new versions of Firefox? [closed]

I have been having this issue since I was a kid. Why does this happen? Which part of Firefox changes that makes it "Uncompatible" with an add-on which is just 0.0.1 version older than the new one. ...
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Adblock Plus list to block social networking elements

I'm looking for an Adblock list that would block all the social network "sharing" links, Facebook Like buttons, Facebook iframes, Twitter counters, etc. Basically, all these social networking elements ...
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How do I set the computer to auto shutdown or standby / sleep after all downloads finish?

The 'Auto Shutdown computer after all downloads finish' extension that I used for Firefox 3.6 - Auto Shutdown 3.6.2D by InBasic , does not work with Firefox 4 or higher, even if I tweaked it to force ...
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right-click “mouse gestures” on touchpad

Most touchpads support drag-and-drop (dragging with the mouse left button) using a double-tap action. Many useful software add-ons (like Firefox FireGestures) define complex gestures based on ...
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Firefox Ad-Block - parental Control, disable “uninstall”?

Is there an Option in Firefox to prohibit deinstallation or deactivation of Plugins like Ad-Block? Ad-Block is very good, but it's easy for children to deactivate it. I am not gonna control my child ...
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Send a custom HTTP header to one certain host only

Is there a way (Firefox add-on or about:config setting) to send a custom HTTP header for requests to a certain host? Example: Send the header Foobar: true if (and only if) I request a resource from ...
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Increasing the number of history items in firefox's history panel

Firefox displays the 15 most recently visited sites in its history panel (cf. figure). I'd like to see more, so I can easily scroll through that list rather than having to click "Show All History". I ...
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How can I duplicate a Firefox tab including the history with a keyboard shortcut?

Problem I want to do as much as possible with keyboard shortcuts in Firefox. One operation I still can't do with a keyboard shortcut is duplicating a tab while keeping the history. What I have ...
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Browser which can access only one website? [closed]

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 ...