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

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Force all new links to same domain to reuse single browser tab

I want Firefox to use the same tab for all URLs in a single domain. In other words, if I already have Bugzilla open in one tab, and I click a new Bugzilla link from an email, the new link will open in ...
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Show if I have visited a website before

Looking for an app or extension that would tell me if I have visited a website before. I am not looking for a historical website tracker in a searchable form like you would use to track where your ...
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Can I impose restrictions in Google Chrome or Firefox?

Let me explain. I am an IT person in a small office. We have recently got new desktops and I installed Google Chrome and Firefox browsers on them. There's one catch -- I need to be able to control ...
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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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Userscript to add website screenshot for each google search result?

Before the "preview pane" for google web search results came out from their labs, there already were userscripts to have a visual snapshot for each and every website in a web search query result. ...
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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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is there a browser-addon that can create a temporary txt file from my clipboard and populate the file submit dialog?

I would like to upload XML and diff reports into jira tickets as file attachments rather than inline text. Jira has an image uploader as an attachment. To clarify the question with a scenario - I ...
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How to examine source code of Firefox extension before installing it?

Is there a convenient way to examine the source code for a Firefox extension before installing it? (There is a Chrome extension that offers this functionality, though I have not used it, and cannot ...
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Google chrome / firefox change modal/javascript based popups into internal tab messages

I'm looking for an extension (or an option) for both google chrome, firefox that has ability to convert authentication modal dialog boxes (for example SharePoint) where it blocks the whole browser ...
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Is there a way to automatically synchronise the Speed Dial Firefox add-on at browser start-up?

I am an avid user of the Speed Dial add-on for the Mozilla Firefox browser. I use it on a number of GNU/Linux systems which all have access to a GNU/Linux file server. Here is my question: Is there a ...
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Firefox - A vertical tab addon that works with All in One Sidebar

I have All in One Sidebar (AISO) installed and am loving it. now, I was thinking of installing an addon that would display my tabs in the sidebar in a vertical way. Also, this sidebar should ...
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Fennec: Javascript at end of page load

I'm looking for resources (or even better an template-addon) on how to run a simple Javascript 'Hello World' when a specific page has finished loading in Firefox mobile on Android (Fennec). Basically ...
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Convert flattr buttons to privacy friendly ones on the fly using Firefox

I know how to block flattr buttons using Adblock Plus but I'd like to use Flattr so blocking isn't a solution. However, Im concerned about the button sending a query to the flattr server even before I ...
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How to insert <gi> cursor at the end of line in the Firefox extension Vimperator

How would I use Vimperator's insert shortcut <gi> to immediate end of line? By default it is inserted at the beginning on line which is annoying, because I don't ever find myself needing to go ...
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Tab stacking in Firefox

I often use multiple tabs (30 or more). Since I upgraded to Firefox 17, the addon that I had been using to allow tab stacking is no longer compatible. (I believe Tab Mix Plus was the add-on). I'm not ...
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Hide/block/remove trackbacks and pingbacks

I'm not a blog writer so I don't know anything about trackbacks and pingbacks. I do know that they are helluva distracting when I'm reading through comments on some article. Is there a Firefox addon ...
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Tell firefox to use Flash player instead of download for mp4 files

Installation order: Firefox Flash Player VLC with firefox addon (for playback) Before step 2, mp4 files were being displayed in firefox (like youTube etc). After step 3, I noticed that mp4 videos ...
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How To Stop Firefox Tabs From Auto-Refreshing on Tab Switch

I'm using Firefox 14.0.1. When I have multiple tabs open, and I switch from one tab to the next, the tab I select "auto refreshes" the content. This is extremely annoying, especially when I'm writing ...
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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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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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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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NoScript randomly causes browser to ignore clicks

At some point recently NoScript started causing left mouse clicks to be ignored at random times. Sometimes it was so bad that I had to reload a page or even restart Firefox. The clicks are only ...
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Is there a browser or addon that can capture data with a regular expression (regex) whilst browsing?

I would like to be able browse the web and have my browser (plus addon) automatically record any text that matches a given pattern (e.g. regular expression) along, optionally, with the URL it appeared ...
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Is there a way to search for PDFs by the number of pages they have?

e.g. I often use filetype:pdf to search for PDFs on Google. It would be great if I could combine this with a filesize or number of pages keyword, or even if I could just preview these data in the ...
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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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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 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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Two sets of bookmarks for the same profile

Does either Chrome or Firefox have an extension allowing you to switch between two sets of bookmarks, without resorting to have two different profiles/users/accounts? Ideally there would be some kind ...
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Restore Firefox Extensions with Sync

I have a number of firefox (latest) installs, all syncing tabs, config and extensions etc using Sync. For one machine I wanted to check something in the Aurora build. This promptly uninstalled all ...
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Can I use Mozilla Labs Prospector OneLiner?

Can I use Mozilla Labs Prospector OneLiner? When I try to add this extension to FireFox it seems like this extension is not signed. Does this extention come from official team of FireFox?
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How can I save a live form's data in Firefox when I can't restart it to install plugins?

How can I save form data on a webpage in Firefox which was very much work to fill out. It is work in progress, that means I want to continue tomorrow, but have to turn of the computer meanwhile. I ...
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Domain specific bookmarks for Firefox

I while back Firefox had an extension called InDomain Bookmarks, that filters your bookmarks and displays only those for the domain you are in. The extension came with a toolbar that made it easy to ...
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Firefox change bcg color without removing images?

In Firefox, if you disable "Allow pages to choose their own colors", then many different types of images are removed. In some cases, this removes important links and other elements. Is there a way to ...
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Who appends Unix Epoch timestamps to Firefox profile names?

When Firefox first runs in Mac OS X, by default it creates a user profile folder named… ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default where xxxxxxx is random ASCII characters. ...
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migrate to new mozilla content prefs interface

mozilla dev site warns that old contentpref interface for xpcom is obsoleted but gives poor documentation on how to migrate to superseding contentprefs2, for instance, no clue what name to use to get ...
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Unbind the default key

How can I unbind completely the "End" key in Vimperator? I have quite a bit of bookmarks, and scrolling to the end of the list of them is a chore. So, without Vimperator, The "End" key is supposed ...
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JSprint Set Printer shared printer

How can I set the printer name in jsprint if it is a shared printer? Because if I just name it as is the printer name I got an error saying that it cannot see the printer. Thank you guys.
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Is the Firefox addon F@stestfox API sending/collecting data?

My system is Ubuntu64 with Firefox24.0 I have a problem with the addon f@stestfox. It's a nice in-browser search tool and more but I find it the way the program handles the search queries ...
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Firefox Plugin or proxy for extended caching

I regularily use a site that is quite slow and sometimes unreliable. Unfortunately it disallows caching in the browser. Is there a firefox plugin that allows me to cache the content anyway? Ideally, ...
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Is there any Firefox addon that use local installed tts engine to speak texts?

I used to use Speak It but it seems to have been dead for a long time so I am looking for an alternative which also use local installed tts to speak texts on Firefox.
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Is there a way to disable a Firefox extension with AutoHotkey?

I would love to be able to do that with Vimium. That would be a big productivity booster.
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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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Free Download Manager won't download YouTube videos in MP4

Free Download Manager used to be able to download HD MP4 YouTube videos, but every time I try to download a video I only get FLV files. I've set the videos to 1080p but they are downloaded as FLV (no ...
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Firefox addon to only display specified element

I want to only display one element of a website, and nothing else. (Some background: In our office we have a big screen that we want to display our app's usage stats - but only one graph of a page of ...
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Clear Firefox history on exit except open pages

I would like to clear the entire Firefox history on exit, except for currently open windows, tab groups, tabs, pages so that they can be opened the next time Firefox starts, by the click of a single ...
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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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DownThemAll - Escaping brackets in URLs

Lets say we need to download a range of URLs named like so: http://example.com/file[1] to http://example.com/file[9] A normal range specifier: http://example.com/file[0:9] generates: ...
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Firefox portable deactivates several addons when using USB-Stick on another PC

My USB stick with Firefox portable works fine on my laptop, but if I use it in any desktop PC, Firefox addons manager deactivates several (not all, but always the same) addons, so I have to update all ...
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Secure Connection Failed using Firefox

I'm using Firefox 5 with some add-ons that require an external connection to a certain server (lastPass & Xmarks). I'm using the connection from my company, and every once in a while I get the ...
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How to slowdown flash app framerate in browser?

Is there a way to slowdown an online flash app framerate (from lets say 100% down to 30%)? Maybe some kind of an add-on for firefox or something similar? Maybe some other approach? thank you