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How do I disable the full screen transition in Firefox?

When I watch a video on YouTube with their video player it does this relatively long transition when I go into full screen. How do I turn this transition off? I'm using Firefox 38.0.1 on Mac OSX ...
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Reducing the height of the tab/address bar in Firefox (OS X)

I would like to save those extra few pixels, since I'm often on the go on a laptop and overall customize FF. Is there a way to shave off those extra pixels here? (Picture for reference)
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Reasons why new Google Maps is unbearably slow for me?

The new version of Google Maps is unbearably slow for me; both at home and in work. Both machines are Windows 7 64 Bit. My work colleagues have similar specs and never notice any issues. The ...
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How to troubleshoot “Secure Connection Failed” in Firefox appearing since the version 38?

Since I upgraded Firefox to the version 38 I encounter problem while sending a certain form on the website https://usercenter.checkpoint.com/ Most of the website works normally but sending a form ...
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Firefox and Windows 8.1 64-bit

ALL, I recently bought a new laptop with Windows 8.1 64-bit. On this laptop I installed Firefox latest version. On top of it I put AdBlock and NoScript FF extensions. I am currently running Firefox ...
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Why is Firefox so bad at supporting HTML5? [on hold]

I launched html5test.com with my two browsers and I wonder why Firefox gets only 467/555 points, despite Mozilla's support for Web standards ? Iceweasel (Firefox renamed by Debian), version 38 : ...
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How to uninstall Google Translate toolbar in Firefox

Suddenly I see Google translate toolbar popping up at any some non-English website. I never had this before and want it removed. But where..? I can't find anything under plugins or extensions, nor ...
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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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examine sessionstore.json for unsaved text field recovery

When SeaMonkey or Firefox crashes, some of the text you write within various HTML forms is supposed to be recoverable through the sessionstore.json within your profile. The issue is that the ...
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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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How can I send articles to Firefox for Android's reading list from the desktop?

I use Firefox on my desktop and Firefox for Android on my tablet, with Firefox Sync keeping them connected. I'd like to use the Reading List feature of FF for Android, but often I find the articles I ...
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Certain Windows 8.1 desktop apps will not start

I'm using a 64-bit Acer laptop running Windows 8.1. When I try to start certain desktop apps, I get the error message (translated:) This application could not be started because the Side-by-Side ...
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Finding Free Proxy Servers To Use With Firefox

Googling on "free proxy servers" produces a multitude of sites where you enter a URL for a blocked site to read it. I would like to not have to do this. How do I find a site that will give me the ...
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How do I manage trust exceptions in Firefox?

Through the course of using Firefox over the years, I've had to manually trust certificates for a number of HTTPS sites for various reasons. I'm trying to find a way to view the list of these sites, ...
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How to stop the Browser from automatically opening a new window of ad.adsmatte?

when i load the SO and when I click login it opens a new window for ad.admatte.com,when i click questions/Tags or any option available on any site like this it is automatically opening a new window ...
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How to bypass the “secure connection failed” warning in Firefox 33

Since installing Firefox 33 a "Secure Connection Failed" error is no longer bypassable using the "I Understand the Risks" button - it's gone! Is it still somehow possible to ignore certificate ...
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Firefox 10 developer console jumps down the screen when disconnected and the current webpage is interacted with, on Centos 6.3

If I disconnect the developer tools (via the position menu and select window), and press/hover over buttons or try to press the 'clear' button on the console, on Firefox 10, it jumps down the page. I ...
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How can I clear a single site from the cache in Firefox?

In Firefox, I occasionally need to clear my cache to fix a website. But clearing the entire cache seems like extreme overkill. Is there any way to just clear the one site from my cache?
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Is there a plugin to alert when Firefox is about to crash? [on hold]

SeaMonkey and Firefox on 64-bit Windows 7 Professional appear to crash momentarily once they reach about 2GB of memory (even in the presence of a lot of memory and unlimited swap), most likely due to ...
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themes doesn't work on my firefox Incognito but on a regular windows it works, Why?

themes doesn't work on my firefox Incognito but on a regular windows it works, Why?
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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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Where Do Not Track Me / Blur saves its login info?

I'm using Do Not Track Me / Blur with Firefox. It has a setting where it saves the username and login info automatically for the sites you visit (the "remember login accounts" option, see below): ...
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YouTube videos black, only audio in Firefox

When I play a YouTube video on my computer, it seems to play fine, but the whole video is black. This happens only when I play the video in Firefox. I'm using Windows 8.1 What I did so far: ...
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How can I remove all the customizations imposed by Linux Mint 17.1 on firefox?

I have found two solutions for the same: Downloading and installing .tar.bz2 package (firefox) from mozilla.org (Problem:Package provided is portable and is not installable). Installing firefox from ...
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“sec_error_ocsp_server_error” when trying to open a HTTPS page

Why trying to access one of my favorite sites that use HTTPS I've hit an error page about the OCSP server: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to ...
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When Firefox loads, is code for “Ask to Active” Plugins loaded?

When Firefox loads, does it load Plugins that are set to "Ask to Activate", or is the code for any such Plugin only loaded once it is manually activated? Note the question is specifically asking ...
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How to remove Zoom It hijacker plugin from Firefox? [duplicate]

Since a few days I have a plugin in Firefox which pollutes my search engines and shows lots of unwanted ads/popus. I removed all traces I could find for it and it still is there. When I uninstall it, ...
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Advertising banner in Firefox - where does it come from and how to remove

I get an advertising banner at the top of all webpages I view in Firefox. I would like to know where this comes from and how to remove it. Troubleshooting information from about:support: ...
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How can I import my Google Chrome history to Firefox?

I'm trying to import my Google Chrome browser history into Firefox. It doesn't seem to be working. I've tried the import option while selecting only cookies and history (deselected bookmarks) but even ...
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2 actions in my python script

I'm trying to create a hotkey that clears history in firefox. My script opens the dialog window but how can I send an enter key to the window? If I run: ...
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Why would my computer suddenly refuse to open one particular website?

I've had this happen once before recently on a different site, and I don't know what I did to fix it. Now my computer will not open any page on stackoverflow.com. When I try, I get the error message: ...
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Full Firefox and Firefox ESR correspondence table [on hold]

I need the full historical table of Firefox ESR release cycle. Like the one published here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/faq/
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Remove English - United States language from Firefox

How do I remove the English (United States) dictionary from Firefox? It's not an add-on so I'm guessing it's built into Firefox by default. Maybe that makes it unremovable? I noticed whilst typing a ...
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What is this new stuff(?) in firefox?

The above screenshot of Problem Loading Page in firefox shows an option to report the web address for malicious sites. This option wasn't there before some updates and seeing this all the time is ...
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Firefox 38.0.1 : ssl_error_renegotiation_not-allowed

I cannot access a website even my certificate is valid. Since I got the Firefox update 38.0.1 I get the error code: ssl_error_renegotiation_not_allowed. In the about:config I cannot find it. What can ...
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How to turn off the Firefox cache?

I'm using Firefox 3.5.2. For some reason, it has cached a page and won't update. For example, I added an alert('test'); statement to some JavaScript code which is loaded on the page, but Firefox ...
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Firefox says “server not found” because it's adding WWW. How do I stop this?

This is very frustrating. I have been accessing servername.local on Firefox. That's its URL. No www. At some time, servername.local ceased to be available and I got an error message: "Server not ...
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Is there any way to block javascript pop-overs in Firefox or Chrome? [duplicate]

Like the kind pointed to in this image Many sites have these, and I find them highly annoying. Often you'll be reading an article and suddenly the pop-over blanks out the page and asks "WOULDN'T YOU ...
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How to search for bookmark folders in Firefox

The search box in the bookmarks bar only searches the bookmarks themselves, yet I have arranged the bookmarks into folders and subfolders. Sometimes I can't see the folder that I know I have, so I ...
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How to get back to the default look of Firefox (Iceweasel) UI on CrunchBang?

I've just installed CrunchBang and I'm exploring the default Firefox front end called Iceweasel. However, the UI of it seems to be tweaked to be Windows-friendly. Instead of the familiar "File Edit ...
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How to open previous/next page in new tab in Pentadactyl?

If pressing H and L brings you to the previous and next pages, respectively (Alt+Left/Right on vanilla Firefox), what's the key for opening the previous/next page in a new tab? The functionality I'm ...
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Xserver becomes non-responsive due to aggressive swapping

cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness 1 free -h total used free shared buff/cache available Mem: 3.7G 579M 1.6G 1.1G 1.6G 1.8G ...
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Firefox command line arguments

Where can I find a reference document with all Firefox command line arguments? I would like to know if there is any equivalent of Chrome --incognito, --new-window, --allow-file-access-from-files and ...
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Block chrome or firefox from accessing localhost

is there a way to block chrome or firefox from accessing anything located in localhost? I built my web application on top of a LAMP stack @ localhost and it's kind of big (for me) and i would like ...
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Clear 301-redirect cache in Firefox

Is it possible to clear only 301-redirects from Firefox's cache? CTRL+F5 doesn't do the job since you just reload the target without caching but do not clear the cached redirect. An option to disable ...
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Firefox V IE downloading

I am running the latest versions of Firefox and IE. It seems that IE is much quicker and more resilient at downloading Large files (over 700Mb). Does anyone have any ideas, or suggestions why this ...
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command to press a key after delay ubuntu

I'm trying to make firefox automatically fullscreen on startup. I've tried a couple extensions that all crash firefox. Firefox also automatically starts on system startup. I think the easiest ...
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noscript - Allow the main/originating site by default

I have NoScript installed in Firefox. I see that it blocks all script by default. But every site has at least one JS that it needs to function properly, and it's usually hosted on its own server. ...
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How can I remove a website accidentally added to Firefox's list of HSTS sites?

I host two domains on my webserver. One uses HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security), the other does not. My webserver was misconfigured for a short period, thereby accidentally setting HSTS on the ...
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Firefox html5 only 360p

This got fixed with the recent firefox patch 38.0.1! I already tried this Only 360p on Youtube with HTML5 but it did not work. I also tried restoring default firefox (deleting all addons and ...