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Why will this mp4 file (generated by ffmpeg) play on safari but NOT firefox?

I have an mp4 file (that's blank space, I use it to test subtitles) It's currently sitting at http://projectgrin.org/SubtitlePlayer/video/output.mp4. I generated it with ffmpeg. My notes are ...
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How to disable Pentadactyl per site?

Is there a more definitive way to disable Pentadactyl on a url basis that is not -- PASS THROUGH -- ? When I try to use codepen.io I cannot edit any text fields, with or without pass-through enabled. ...
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Mozilla Firefox won't connect to Google, IE can

I have went on to Google search before, however today, Mozilla Firefox won't let me connect to Google's search page. This is what I get. You have asked Firefox to connect securely to ...
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How can I disable searching and domain guessing from the Firefox Address Bar, while keeping other features?

I used to know how to configure this, but I can't seem to find it again. Here are some special features I would like to keep in the Address Bar, and some I would like to disable: To Keep: ...
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Why can't I paste into youtube comments on firefox

I don't know when this happened, but today I noticed that I cannot paste text into youtube comments on firefox 40.0.3. It still works just fine on Chrome. I tried to use an addon to copy plain text ...
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Firefox 16 freezes or crashes when playing Youtube or flash videos

Using the most up to date Firefox (16.0.2), and Adobe Flash. Whenever I go to any youtube video or flash video on another page, Firefox starts the video, but only plays the audio, and then when I make ...
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similar to “click to play” for flash but for image?

anyone know any cool tricks to do "click to view" for image? kind of like "click to play" for flash but for image. So if you want to see the image you can click the grey box. the reason I am ...
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Sandboxie not Working on Windows 10

I am having an issue with Sandboxie not working on the latest build of Windows 10. Every time I try to start a program in a sandbox, I get the following error. I understand that Sandboxie requires ...
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change Skype background color in WIndows 7

I am running Windows 7, I think the White background in Skype (contactlist and chat window) are way to bright and it annoys me. But I find no way to change the color of it. A work around I ...
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Firefox NoScript and Hola Unblocker not working together

I'm having issues with some Firefox extensions. I'd like to use the NoScript extension but it mess around with Hola unblocker (which I mainly use for Pandora because I'm from Europe). When NoScript is ...
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How to make the Firefox's message “… is now fullscreen” less obtrusive?

Illustration of the problem When a web page in Firefox switches to full-screen then even though the website is allowed to switch to full-screen automatically (Tools > Page Info > Permissions > Enter ...
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Pentadactyl stuck on one window when multiple windows open

If I have more then one window open Pentadactyl will often be "stuck" on one of the windows no matter which window is selected or active. example: Lets say I have two Firefox windows open, One on ...
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How can I get a new browser session when opening a new tab or window on Firefox/Chrome?

When opening new Internet Explorer window, a new browser session is issued. Therefore you can login with two different accounts on the same service (let's say Gmail). The same does not apply when ...
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How does Firefox auto update works?

I am little confused as to how does Firefox auto update works? So, lately, Firefox had a bug in 38.x version - so they recommended to update to the latest version. I had auto update turned on, so I ...
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Firefox 40.0.2 ignores downloadable fonts

I am using Firefox 40.0.2. In the Options > Fonts > Advanced, I have the box for "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above" checked, and in the about config, I have ...
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How to redirect YouTube's videos URL (googlevideo.com) from http to https automatically?

I want to redirect http urls in youtube videos to https. youtube's videos are from googlevideo.com so I want to use https instead of http http://r8---sn-qxau5-btqs.googlevideo.com... to ...
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Switching back to last tab on Firefox

Is it possible to switch back to the last tab used (tab toggling)? I often like this behaviour on the Mac OSX when switching between apps with the CMD + Tab shortcut key.
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Where does Firefox store the opened windows/tabs/URLs for session restore after a crash?

In which location and file does Firefox save the last windows I had opened (when Firefox crashed)? I have a complete "hot dump" copy of a file system and need to restore the state Firefox was when ...
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What are some ways of bypassing SSL and HTTPS site blockers/security? [on hold]

What are some ways of bypassing SSL and HTTPS site blockers/ security? I have a job at In-trek Co. here in Europe and they taught us some basics of how to bypass socks4 and socks5 security software. ...
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Kiosk mode with favorite panel? [on hold]

Does any one know if there is any browser can do Kiosk mode with favorite panel on the side? I looked into IE, Chrome, Firefox, they all can do Kiosk mode but non of them can have a fixed favorite ...
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Firefox, error when accessing https url

I'm connected through a public wifi hotspot. No problem when using IExplorer. When I use Firefox, I obtain the following error message after asking for any https url, as for example ...
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Make Firefox warn before allowing user to visit non-HTTPS website

I want to avoid accidentally visiting websites served over unencrypted HTTP. How can I configure Firefox so that it will warn me if I attempt to visit such a site? Ideally: this shouldn't need an ...
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Searching specific websites in Firefox

On Chrome if I want to search for a video on YouTube I type youtube<TAB> And I get this: Which lets me use YouTube's built in search mechanism rather than searching Google. This same thing ...
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Firefox w/ localhost + port app using Windows OS, boot from USB but no NIC/wifi allowed

I would like to be able to plug in a USB drive to a host computer which may already have a wired or WiFi connection; and reboot to the USB (maybe a Windows OS) with the following restrictions: only ...
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How to set default browser in Windows 7 via script?

I'm working on a system imaging process during which both Chrome and Firefox are installed silently. I'm trying to find a way to set Firefox as the default browser for both the system default user ...
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Wildcards in uBlock websites not working

I use uBlock0 on Firefox 40.0.2 and I the filter *.stackexchange.com###hot-network-questions in "My Filters" does not remove the element. When I replace *.stackexchangewith academia.stackexchange, ...
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Firefox - Jagged / Blurry / Fuzzy / Ugly Font Issue - Windows 7

Problem: Fuzzy text, Blurry text, Ugly text in Firefox (since long, current version being used is v38.0.5) on Windows 7 (fully updated) BUT not in Chrome Browser Problem occurs in some web-fonts ...
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Ubuntu Trickle Will Not Open Chrome

I'm trying to open Chrome with trickle to throttle the upload speed so I can test a sites image uploading progress display, but the build in dev tools for chrome only allow throttling for downloads. ...
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How do I use Google data compression proxy on Firefox?

I am using GNU Icecat (GNU version of Mozilla Firefox) on Trisquel GNU/Linux. In order to minimize/optimize data usage while web surfing, I want to use google data compression proxy. So, How do I use ...
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Firefox config - What is the font.internaluseonly.changed setting for?

In Firefox config (about:config) I have a value highlighted in bold: font.internaluseonly.changed user set boolean true What is this setting for and what does the value mean? ...
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Find URLs of images by inspect elements in Firefox? (similar to Chrome?)

In Google Chrome, I right click in a webpage, and select Inspect Elements -> Resources -> Frames -> (Search) -> Images where I can see the URLs of the image files in the webpage. If I ...
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How to prevent Firefox converting 'localhost/*' URLs into search queries?

Since upgrading from Firefox 3.6.x, my address bar has a quirk that never used to be there. When I type in, for example: localhost/my_dir/index.php Firefox turns it into a search query, my search ...
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Firefox take wrong resolution on laptop with monitor

I have an Acer laptop running Windows 8 connected with a monitor. It works fine, until I use Firefox. When I am using Firefox on the monitor to open any webpage, it is using the resolution of my ...
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Shift-click doesn't work in Firefox

I just had to reinstall Windows on my computer after a Windows 10 patch crashed my computer. All of my applications were uninstalled. After reinstalling Firefox, shift-click (and ctrl-shift-click) do ...
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Firefox on X11 — Can I use the multitouch gestures with a touchscreen?

Firefox has support for some multitouch gestures on desktop (pinch and swipe at least) -- is there any way to get them working with a touchscreen right now, or will they only work with a touchpad?
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Websites not loading correctly since Windows 8.1 upgrade

I finally upgraded my work PC to Window's 8.1 Pro on Monday (from 8 Pro), but since then I have been having problems with websites not loading correctly. This issue is occurring in both Firefox 27.0.1 ...
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User name not remembered in Firefox for Gmail

This issue only affects my laptop. My desktop still works as previous. Running Firefox 40.0.2. I have multiple Gmail accounts and until recently was able to select which usnername I wanted to login ...
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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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How do I set Firefox to go to the previous tab rather than the next, when a tab is closed?

(This might be similar to How do I get Firefox to return to the previous tab when closing a tab? [at least if I'm interpreting that one right], but the accepted and only answer there - adding a big ...
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How to enforce browsers not to download unnecessary fonts?

While inspecting Google Chrome's cache, I found that many of the downloaded fonts are actually already installed and available in the system. For example, In Ubuntu, all Ubuntu fonts are available. ...
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Some details about caching in firefox

Basically, I wanna have all cache in RAM instead of my SSD. [I have disabled 'disk cache', should I disable 'offline cache' too?] Setting browser.cache.memory.capacity to -1, I saw that it set ...
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Mozilla “invalid security certificate”

From behind my network in the office Firefox has a consistent problem of delivering. "***** uses an invalid security certificate." IE navigates with out any problems. I assume this is from ...
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Firefox / Chrome - is there a plugin to click links with keyboard only? [on hold]

I don't like having to switch from keyboard to mouse when I want to click a link on a page - I'm using a shortcut to bring up browser, Ctrl-L to print a search query, arrow keys to navigate to a ...
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Open a file from firefox bookmark

I am very often using bookmarks in firefox I want open a file/program, for example Microsoft outlook, from firefox bookmark so if I click the bookmark, the file/program will opened in pc please help ...
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Why pinging “drive” gets replies from 127.0.53.53?

I'm using Firefox 31 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 I tried to open Google Drive on Firefox by typing "drive" on the address bar and then clicking on the first Google result (lazy and convoluted, I know). It ...
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Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED

I get the error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED whenever I try to go to http://reddit.com on my computer. So far I have tried: setting my static DNS server to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. executing netsh ...
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Fonts in modern website shows problems in every browser, how to solve?

Platform: win7, x64, radeon hd7450, windows aero off, cleartype full off. So, i tried any of major browsers and all they shows problems like that. in chrome problems persists too. The problem is ...
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Firefox extension for one-click SSL override?

When I visit a site with an invalid SSL certificate, I get a message saying "This connection is untrusted". If I want to visit it nevertheless, I have to click "I understand the risks", uncheck ...
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Automate clicking on links on a website to add items to cart

Usually I use the DownThemAll! plugin for Firefox when I come across a website from which I want to download a lot of files at ones. However, I am now confronted with the task to click on all links ...
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Firefox disappears after RDP Session being closed, but process still active (Debian)

I've installed xrdp, vnc4server, xfce4 and xfce4-terminal on my debian server to have a desktop on it and want to run firefox on it which should permanently have a tab open. My problem is, when I ...