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

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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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Lock Firefox Settings and Changes / Addons and about:

I would like to lock my Firefox. The quest is: don't let anyone or anything change something on my Firefox. I would like to block any changes (add-ons, settings, prefs). I created: as.js with: ...
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How to access the Firefox history remotely

I want to monitor the Firefox history of a PC from another remotely. Is there any add on or something else which exports and uploads / syncs Firefox history to an FTP server so that I can access it ...
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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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Firefox “cookie” or “session” container? [closed]

I'm not entirely sure how to phrase this for a search engine so I'm here. I'm looking for some sort of plugin for Firefox that allows me to stay authenticated on a website in two different accounts at ...
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How to force to restart firefox in a clean way?

Many times when I upgrade the system under Linux, firefox pops up a window suggesting to restart the program in order to make effective all the changes. When I ignore that windows because of an ...
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Can a website track what extensions a browser is running?

I'm trying to find a way to track what extensions someone is using in their browser, but am unable to find any mention of this being possible. On the plus side, I don't see anything that says it's ...
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How to force Firefox suggest a specific link when typing a character?

For example, when I want to go to www.getpocket.com, my mind only remember the product name (Pocket), not the actually URL. When I typing poc, the first suggestion is the link that I want to go, but I ...
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How to see a list of all installed Firefox extensions and export it?

I was wondering if there is a functionality or maybe another addon for Firefox were I can export all my addons into a simple list - preferably txt or html. I mean only the names because I start to ...
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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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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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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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Google Chrome like omnibar in Mozilla Firefox

How to make Firefox's awesomebar (addressbar) to work like in Chrome? I mean especially search (words search, not URLs) auto complete from search history. This addon ( ...
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Chrome or Firefox extension that fixes Google search links [closed]

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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How do I whitelist sites on a browser running the Bluhell Firewall add-on?

I am running a browser (Waterfox, a Firefox clone optimized for 64-bit Windows OS) with the Bluhell Firewall installed. I cannot find any obvious way to whitelist sites (such as stackoverflow.com :-). ...
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What is the recommended way (if any) to install the KeeFox Add-On on Mac?

I use KeePassX 2.0 on Mac OS 10.10.5 and Firefox 43.0.4. I would like to use the KeeFox add-on, but on the Mozilla page "Not available for your platform" shows up. Nevertheless I think I saw ...
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Pentadactyl - How do I use extended hints to open multiple links?

When using ;F to open multiple hints, the help file only mentions that the hints are delimited with (carriage return/enter). It looks as though I can filter by links containing a partial match. How ...
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How to prevent a Firefox parental add-on from being bypassed by editing files in the profile directory or creating a new profile?

FoxFilter is an add-on for Firefox that is supposed to provide parental control. However, I found the add-on to be easily bypassable in at least two ways: By running the Firefox profile manager and ...
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What is the best solution to manage all my website authentication details?

Almost every single website requires authentication. Whether it's for my work, hobby, socialising, tech support or whatever, they all require me to enter my email address and choose a username and ...
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Firefox security policy or addon to deny ajax

I really do not like how some webpages abuse AJAX requests polling the servers every other second for some page update. It eats bandwidth, and generally sucks. While I am not concerned with bandwidth ...
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Disable/enable the proxy on a tab by tab basis in Firefox

Is it possible to disable/enable the proxy connection on a tab-by-tab basis in Firefox? I can access the internet with the proxy enabled, and I can access our internal servers with the proxy ...
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How do I make YouTube on Firefox cache the video so it doesn't need to buffer the next time I play it?

Okay just to be clear, I know how to disable YouTube's new DASH playback so that's not what I'm asking for. What I'm trying to do is make videos on YouTube be cached so that if I ever want to watch ...
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Share FireFox's Session Manager sessions

I use FireFox at home and at work. I'm able to use DropBox on both. I wanted to share a FireFox's Session Manager session on them, so that pages I leave open at home will be available next day at ...
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Force Firefox to run as non-Admin?

Some of my programs running as Administrator launch Firefox via a link they need to open. The problem is, this opens up Firefox as Administrator as well. If I need to open a link from another program ...
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Unblocking at element-level in uBlock Origin

There's one crucial feature from ABP that I haven't found in my (one week of) uBlock0 usage - the “Open blockable items” feature that allows me to allow and disallow at the level of page elements. ...
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How to Remove Private browsing from firefox V44

Is there a way to remove the entire option or just to disable private browsing in firefox V44.0(linux). I serched in google and sould only find answers or older version of firefox. I also tried ...
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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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Firefox ignores setting for new-tabs default page after update to V41

I use the Super Start add-on with Firefox (it's a "speed dial" and organizer for URLs). I have it set as the home page and the default content for new tabs. Since Firefox was updated to version ...
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Firefox extension to speed up the playing of youtube videos

I can speed up HTML5 Youtube videos by hand by clicking on the rounded shape (setting of a video) then set it from "Normal" to ex.: 1.5x. Question: How can I set a default play speed to 1.5, so I ...
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Why doesn't `*.syscarewarning.info` work on adblockplus?

I've added a custom filter (*.syscarewarning.info), for example, to adblockplus. It appears to match the syntax guide: https://adblockplus.org/en/filters. Unfortunately, it doesn't work (WARNING ...
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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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How do I copy the contents of a dropdown list to paste into a text document?

I'm looking for a tool that surely must exist somewhere... There's a dropdown list on a webpage with numerous values in it. I simply want to copy these values into the Windows clipboard and paste ...
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How to configure shift + left click to be 'copy link' in Firefox

I want to copy some links into clipboard manager; the standard right click -> copy link is not convenient.
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Firefox external onfly interaction

Background: I'm trying to make a set of scripts to allow myself edit stylish themes in external editor (vi in my case). In order to do that I store styles.css as external file, edit it and upload with ...
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Browser extension/add-on to copy title to clipboard

Is there a Firefox add-on or Chrome extension to copy the current page title + url as a link, so that I could insert it into Google/MS Office/Libre Office docs? It's generally convenient to have a ...
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How to run Firefox extension using Firefox Developer Edition and jpm?

I'm having some inconvenient with current release Firefox version and want to switch to Dev edition to developing my extension. I've tried the tutorial in this link but doesn't work. The example is ...
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Lock Chrome/Firefox with a password

I want to have an option to protect my data and logins in the browsers, so that no one else that has access to the computer would be able to use my browser profile. Something that will ask for a ...
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Need software to save videos from 4tube.com - to watch the videos smoothly [closed]

Isn't there a programs that will capture screen writes at the hardware level? I have tried several Firefox add-ons, and several stand-alone programs, and none of them will save videos from this site. ...
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How to use a download accelerator to download videos with Video DownloadHelper?

I use Video DownloadHelper to download videos from a server that fails often (so resume option is of great use) and works much faster with multi-stream download managers. In the past Video ...
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Access NoScript keyboard shortcuts

Which key combination should I press on the keyboard to toggle NoScript? The configuration (about:config) says: noscript.keys.toggle: ctrl shift VK_BACK_SLASH.|
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Firefox extentions: how to set wired-Marker data folder to a different place?

I want the marker to be synced between different computers. Is it possible to sync it using firefox? I think the answer will be no. Can I set the default data place to a different folder so that I ...
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Log HTTP and HTTPS browser traffic, decrypting the latter

Is there a way that I can save all HTTP and HTTPS browser communications (including request, response, full headers and body) to files on my computer? The HTTPS communications must be saved ...
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Creating shortcut for Firefox add-on options

I want to easily switch how Firefox works, using an Add-on feature either toggled on or off, based on which one of us is using a particular computer. Currently, to toggle that, we are having to do ...
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Allow outdated firefox extension to be enabled

So I have a lovely extension called Pentadactyl. It's not maintained for every "major" Firefox release and thus may have an outdated version number somewhere. It does its job and frankly it's my ...
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Does uBlock Origin make Ghostery redundant?

I have uBlock Origin installed in my browser, as well as AdBlock. Does having uBlock Origin mean there is no point to running Ghostery? Will Ghostery find and suppress any scripts that uBlock Origin ...
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A way to stop websites from detecting that you're using an adblocker

Many sites are detecting that we're using an adblocker and making our browsing experience worst by either not displaying the content that we want to see or show us even more ads that the adblocker ...
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Adblock Plus - disabled by default and enable per site

I have Adblock Plus disabled by default at the moment, and I would like to block ads on some sites. Is this possible with Adblock, or do I need another addon?
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Firefox Make a noise or do not scroll when using the find bar

I don't remember when (pr what versions) the Firefox behavior changed, but I believe that there used to be a sound played when searching for a term and you reached the end of the page (either top or ...
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Firefox - custom page in a new tab, focus on the page

When I open a new tab in Firefox, I would like it to display a custom page instead of the Firefox default. It should then focus the page itself, not the address bar. The browser.newtab.url preference ...
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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 ...