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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I remove Firefox extensions from my sync account?

I have installed a fresh version of Firefox several times and when the sync process was complete, I removed extensions that I no longer use. I was thinking the removals would sync to my account and ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Flash not being displayed properly in firefox linux

I installed the debug version of flash using the script given in this link. Alternatively, I also tried downloading the debug version of flash from here and moved libflashplayer.so to ...
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Uget not working on Google Drive

I am not able to download any file from the Google Drive website using the uGet download manager. Every file which is downloaded is corrupted. It is working on every other website. I am using Flashgot ...
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Is there a way 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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Removing/preventing super cookies in Firefox

The latest version of Firefox is not compatible with Better Privacy. Is there an alternative that would get rid of super cookies? By the way, I'm assuming Ghostery is not enough for this matter.
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Rectangular text selection in Firefox

Is there a shortcut for rectangular selection in Firefox? I'm not talking about the table cell selection mode, but about a mode like in Notepad++ when pressing Alt while selecting (screenshot) or in ...
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Browser color distinction between production and dev environment

I use Firefox to develop and maintain a web application for my office. The interface will look identical for production & development, and the urls won't be easily distinct though except few ...
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Why a Firefox addon is reported corrupted after very small changes?

I have a font problem with the Romanian dictionary in Firefox. On google group of the creators of the dictionary I was instructed to open the xpi as zip and, inside two text files ro.aff and ro.dic, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...