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

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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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About // @require file handling on the gm_scripts - Firefox

Actually i used some // @require definitions, to load extra js files, like // @require https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js. When you create the script with that require, ...
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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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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 ...
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Connecting to OpenVPN Server via Chrome/Firefox Browser

I'm planning on running a OpenVPN Service on my Raspberry Pi to encrypt only Browser Data from Chrome or Firefox and therefore I'll be setting up the RPi as a OpenVPN Server. I plan on following ...
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Can't enable or disable extensions in Firefox

I try to enable or disable extensions in Firefox. It says "Restart Firefox to complete your changes". I press the restart button and it restarts. When it comes back up, the extension is unchanged. ...
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How to combine JSLint and Firefox Addons-SDK inside Bracktets?

How to combine JSLint and Firefox Addons-SDK inside Bracktets? I get the error: 'require' was used before it was defined. And other such errors.
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How to remap Firefox to always use Cmd key for new tab

I'm trying to migrate from Chrome to Firefox under OS X and this issue is extremely annoying. In Chrome pressing the Cmd key is a universal for "do this in a new tab" command. It works for addresses, ...
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“Universal print” for firefox sends only first tab to printer

I want to print few tbs into pdf file\s. I downloaded Universal Print for firefox and then i would print with "Cups-pdf" or "pdfWriter" applications for Mac. It used to work, but today it prints ...
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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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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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How to reload javascript modules for Firefox extension development?

Currently, when I develop a Firefox extension that uses JavaScript Modules (JSM), then I have to disable the extension -> restart Firefox -> enable the extension -> restart Firefox in order to execute ...
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Java Application Error while code signing for signing control in firefox

While code signing for Firefox crypto control, I was prompted with below error. Its a Java Script Application. psigntoolext_signArchiveFile(): xpsigntoolext_extractArchiveFile() failed - ex : ...
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Next Firefox version: how to *easily* check extension/add-on compatibility?

Question: I currently use Firefox 3.6. Before I install the next version of Firefox (Firefox 4 at this time), is there an easy way to check which of all my installed extensions/add-ons are ...
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Is there a way to mock earlier versions of Firefox?

I'd like to develop a website that is compatible with firefox 10, but I'd rather use a more up to date browser (firefox 30+). Is there a way to view web pages as though you're using an older browser ...
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Logging out of pages on screen lock?

I want to log out of web sites such as GMail, Twitter, etc when I lock my PC. How can I achieve that? I'm using Firefox on Windows 7. I've searched the Firefox extensions and haven't found anything. ...
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How to back up and restore firefox tree style tabs?

I use the popular Tree Style Tab firefox extension. How can I back up all open tabs and later restore them, yielding the same tab tree? The backup could be saved to the bookmarks database, or to a ...
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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 export a single Firefox extension(antivirus) as an installable xpi file?

I want to know how can i export my antivirus extension as an xpi file ?? i used FEBE add-on,but it was unable to backup the extension . I search all the net but no helpful way.
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Iceweasel/Firefox whimsically selects white text on white background

There's a site that I had visited once or twice, and it started showing up with white text on its white background. I figured this was a browser-compatibility issue and it was that site's fault. ...
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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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Vimperator searching / hinting diacritics issue

I wanna ask if is there any way to search/hint in vimperator without diacritics sensitivity. E.g. search for 'skola' and match 'škola'. It's really annyoing to constantly switch between english/czech ...
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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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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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Is there a way to export Stylebot styles to Stylish format in Chrome?

The whole story is this: I hate Chrome's white background and when I open a new tab or click on a link, the screen goes white, burning my eyes up. Stylebot extension doesn't seem to be allowed to ...
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Hide all images on a page in Firefox (plain text only)

Can I hide all images displayed on a page in Firefox? I want to view the page in plain text only (with no images). Is there any Firefox add-on for this?
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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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AdblockPlus rule to allow everything within a specific IFrame

I'm playing a browsergame where you can earn ingame-premium-currency by watching various ads/movies/special offers/etc. My Firefox Addon Adblock Plus is doing a pretty good job in blocking all those ...
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Prevent Firefox addons from opening update tabs

I have lots of Firefox addons installed and sometimes, when one addon is updating itself, at the next start of Firefox it'll open a new tab with update info (e.g. NoScript does that). Is there a way ...
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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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How to transfer all filters and exceptions from Adblock Plus to uBlock?

I have collected a bunch of filters, both subscriptions and custom, and set a lot of exceptions and specific rules on ABP on my Firefox. Trying out uBlock, Is there a way to cleanly transfer all those ...
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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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Have Firefox prompt whether to open PDF in browser, or in external application, or for saving?

How can I get Firefox to give me a prompt, -- either natively, or through a plug-in, -- which will ask me: if I want to preview the PDF in the browser using pdfjs, or if I want to open the PDF in ...
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Why does the Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus recommends against binding a rule to every domain?

I'm running Firefox with Adblock Plus and Element Hiding Helper on a Windows 8 laptop. I use Element Hiding Helper to hide all sorts of annoyances and distractions, including the "You Might Also ...
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NoScript ABE Not Working - Why?

I have lately been trying to allow certain scripts only for certain sites via NoScript ABE. Specifically, I want to: Allow some scripts from Google everywhere Allow some scripts from Google only on ...
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How to hide McAfee site advisor icon from firefox?

My work machine comes with McAfee siteadvisor installed and it places the most inconvenient icon in firefox This makes it very difficult to add new tabs or navigate to the tabs right under the ...
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Where are Firefox extensions?

Where do Firefox extensions (.xpi files) go when downloaded/installed? I want to know the location (path) of extracted extension files. I am using Firefox 33.1.1 binary (non-installer) version and ...
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Different color backgrounds for firefox windows

I'd like to organize my firefox windows so that each window has a group of related tabs. e.g.One for email, one for research, one for task tracking (using our web based task tracking tool) So that I ...
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Disable onbeforeunload in Firefox via extension or profile

I am using Firefox to automatically navigate and capture screenshots from various websites. Some of these websites use the onbeforeunload event to capture a user's attention before leaving a page. ...
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How can I know which directory corresponds to which firefox extension?

In my firefox's extensions folder (~/.mozilla/firefox/PROFILECODE.default/extensions, I have a list of folders and .xpi files most of which have unintelligible names: ...
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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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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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Vimperator broken on newest Firefox?

Vimperator seems to be badly broken on my newest Firefox(Don't know whether it has anything to do with it being Developer Edition). "Follow hint" can't be launched, the UI for any command is a mess, ...
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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 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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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.