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Why can't I save a file on my desktop?

Okay, I'm having issues that I haven't had before. I'm trying to save a file from Mozilla Firefox onto my desktop, but I get the error "You don't have permission to save in this location. Contact the ...
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No site configured at this address

So I tried to go onto a site about a quarter ago, however it just said "No site configured at this address", so I went on to research, and found that most people said that if I cleared the cache, it ...
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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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Do bookmarks slow down a browser?

Possible Duplicate: Do Bookmarks slow-down firefox start-up? Firefox 3.6 (and other browsers too): Do bookmarks slow down a browser in general? Not necessarily talking about start-up alone, but more ...
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firefox web developer toolbar icons&text location

Guys does anybody know how can I make the text to be on the right of icons (where it was by default) I've been working with half sized firefox windows and it seems that after that text has been ...
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Change the height of the Firefox URL bar using CSS

I have increased the height of the URL bar (Firefox 47) with #urlbar {min-height: 50px !important;} This makes the bar bigger, but now the bottom of it cuts off. That is, I can still only see the ...
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Open url commands in a batch file causing problems with my URL link being opened

I have a rather peculiar issue. When I run a batch script to open a URL, all of the commands I have tried removes the characters %3 from my url when sending the URL to the browser. Because of this, ...
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How to disable firefox tabs titles updates?

Firefox tabs change automatically. On Facebook if you have a notification, or on any site that refreshes itself automatically. I would like to prevent that. Is it possible to configure Firefox to do ...
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firefox not loading some of the web contents

A few websites* have not been loading properly on my Firefox 47.0, both on Ubuntu and on Windows (they are synced). Clearing cookies, disabling plug-ins, and going into safe mode don't help. The ...
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Firefox and Chrome use 100% CPU and load pages dreadfully slowly

I got a new ASUS laptop with Windows 10 preinstalled. Unfortunately, Google Chrome uses 100% of the CPU for 10-20 seconds when I load some pages. Then CPU usage goes back to normal. I'm having the ...
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How to tell an instance of firefox to use eth0 instead of tun0 while OpenVPN is running and connected to a VPN server?

sometimes I need to connect to websites without passing through VPN, is it possible to open an instance of Firefox and tell it to use the plain eth0 interface instead of the tun0 ?
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Unresponsive script Firefox browser-gestureSupport

I keep getting this error in Firefox after a certain amount of time. The error is: A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, open the ...
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How to change default program for open pdf file in firefox?

When I download a file in Firefox, I want the default program that display in open with section to change to nitro or adobe reader.
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Mute new tabs by default in Firefox

Firefox has an option to mute a tab. Particularly useful when a misbehaved website opened in a background tab suddenly starts playing a video with sound. Is it possible to tell Firefox to open new ...
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Set firefox tab option to enable “mute” by command line

Firefox has cool plugins. I enjoy the "mute" tab feature. This can be enabled graphically by go to a Tab and select "Enable tab audio muting UI control". https://addons.mozilla.org/it/firefox/addon/...
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Import Google Chrome bookmarks from Windows into Mozilla Firefox in Ubuntu

I was a Windows user for last 5 years but wanted to switch into Ubuntu World. I saved too many (around 100) bookmarks into chrome while using Windows. Now I want to import those bookmarks into Ubuntu ...
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How do I get back a small HTTPS Everywhere icon in the Firefox toolbar?

With an upgrade just now, the HTTPS Everywhere icon is now roughly twice the height (and width) that it used to be. The result of this is a much thicker gray bar all the way around the browser toolbar,...
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Google occasionally can't be reached through any browser

Some times (like 5 or 6 times a day) I can't access google.com from any browser, or google.com related pages. Curiously, google.com.br is accessed normally. This usually lasts from 30 seconds to 5 ...
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Where One-Tab Firefox Extension save data

I am trying find the (*.sqlite or *.json or *.db) file where one-tab firefox extension saves the urls, but I am not have success. Some of you know about this? Thanks. P.S.: I'm using Debian Jessie
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Windows 10 won't accept Firefox as the default browser

I have recently upgraded my Windows 7 Pro to Windows 10 and basically everything seems to be working fine. Except for the fact that Win10 won't get Firefox as the default browser in the system... It ...
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Connection Error When Installing Adobe Flash

I have Virtual Windows XP running on VMWare Workstation 12 Player. Just for grins, I am trying to install flash on Firefox version 47.0.1. I went to this site, Adobe Flashplayer, and when I tried ...
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PC hanging whenever I am trying to comment/post online

I have an issue with my PC hanging whenever I am trying to comment on facebook, fill in a form, or post anything or view anything online. Its doing it while I write here now. My only way around ...
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Import cookies and passwords from Firefox to Firefox

As Firefox (32-bit) was getting unresponsive, presumably due to maxing out its process RAM, I've just installed an official 64-bit version of Firefox from this page. That 64-bit Firefox dev build ...
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How do I make it obvious which Firefox Profile is being used?

There are security advantages to opening potentially sensitive sites in a separate Firefox profile from a normal one. Is there any way of clearly indicating to a user which Firefox windows are ...
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Is it possible to see the DNS resolving query in Firefox developer tools?

Using the developer tools in Firefox one can see detailed information about requests to and responses from the webserver (HTTP header and content, timing information, status codes and so on). I ...
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which Firefox plugin blocks comments on mmnews.de: Error 403 Sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that

I use Firefox 47.0.1 (latest) with those plugins: When I go to URL mmnews I receive error message Error 403 Sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. Sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. ...
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Mozilla Firefox not playing Flash video and reports error 2124

I am trying to play videos given here on my computer in my Mozilla Firefox browser on Windows 7 (64-bit). But it is giving me error 2124. Why is it so? However, I have successfully installed Adobe ...
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How to join a WebRTC session with a Raspberry Pi 2 and Camera module?

How does one get a working setup to join a WebRTC session (e.g. https://opentokrtc.com or for testing https://test.webrtc.org) with a Raspberry Pi 2, the official camera module (and a USB soundcard)? ...
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How to disable all browser extensions while in private mode?

I want something similar to Chrome Incognito Tab where all addons and extensions are disabled by default. Unfortunately, entering private mode in Firefox doesn't do that and extensions still have ...
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Firefox keyboard shortcut to save current page to Pocket

Using the Pocket integration built into Firefox 38+, how can I make a keyboard shortcut to save the current page to Pocket?
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How do I change Firefox bookmark toolbar icons?

My Firefox bookmark toolbar items change icons every now and then for apparently no reason, especially if a site is down. I get the DNS site's icons all over, on another case I have the Facebook icon ...
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How to use Firefox and other non-RFC1929 complaint programs with auth'ed SOCKS5? Local proxy chainer?

I own a SOCKS5 subscription which requires authentication. I want to use it with FoxyProxy and other programs which do not support auth'ed socks5 (just SOCKS5 with no auth). Note that you cannot enter ...
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Firefox is always using proxy server when entering single hostname

We have the following problem here: When entering a single hostname without suffix in Firefox the browser will always attempt to send this request to our proxy server. The proxy server itself is in a ...
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How to have Firefox open prg files?

When I click on a .prg file, which are just binary files, then if offers me to download it, where I would like it to always open them with the program /usr/bin/x64. I am using Gnome on Linux, if that ...
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Is there a way to install the QuickTime plugin for Firefox without the bloatware from Apple?

I remember using QuickTime Lite. However QT Lite was last updated on 18 Dec 2010 and uses QuickTime base components [version 7.69.80.9]. Current QuickTime according to apple.com is QuickTime 7.7.2. ...
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Display invisible characters in Firefox

Is there a way to visualize hidden(invisible) characters in Firefox? (or other browser) like MS Word (or other text editors) does? Say, I want to see (count) spaces, newlines, other invisible chars......
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Browser dialogs (Alert, Confirm, & Prompt) not longer working in Internet Explorer & Firefox on a specific Windows install

I have a particular install of Windows 7 that will not display the standard JavaScript dialogs from web browsers. e.g. These all fail, regardless how they are called on any site. javascript:alert('A ...
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How to resume interrupted Firefox download?

Basic question, how do I resume interrupted / failed downloads in Firefox?
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Disable SSL for Google in Firefox

Since a couple of weeks I'm having problems with Google (Firefox 47.0 x64), specific with the SSL certificate. Every time I'm tried to load a Google page: Gmail, Search, Plus, Maps, Wallet, PlayStore ...
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How to debug Firefox crashes on Mac

I'm running Firefox 37.0.1 on OSX 10.10 and I'm always getting crashes. It's pretty much fresh out of the box, so this concerns me that there might be an underlying problem that's perhaps maybe not ...
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In Firefox, is there a counterpart to Google Chromes -app option?

Google Chrome has ability to launch in an "app" mode by using -app command line switch, for example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" -app=http://some-url Using this I ...
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Can you run more than one Firefox profile instance at the same time? [duplicate]

I was thinking it would be a good idea to run administrative functions in a browser that isn't in the same firefox profile as the one I use for regular browsing. Is it possible to run more than one ...
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My microphone does not work with Flash Player in Mozzila while I have a bluetooth speaker plugged in

My operating system is an up to date Linux Mint Debian Edition 2. This is really just Debian Jessie with an additional repository. I use Flash to broadcast myself. Flash registers my microphones. ...
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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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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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Can I import my Chrome bookmarks into Firefox? [duplicate]

I just switched from Chrome to Firefox and I was wondering if I can get my bookmarks out of Chrome and into Firefox somehow. Is it possible to export to some standard format and import into Firefox? ...
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How to know if an addon is gathering data?

So, Firefox addons are really good. But how do we know if they aren't also gathering data, like your browsing history for example? In Chrome you can check what kind of data the plug-in will have ...
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Custom host file for Firefox

Instead of changing my host file I'd like Firefox to think my domain is on my own server while my other browser uses the real IP address. I used to edit my host files but that forces both browsers to ...
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Very high CPU usage Firefox Youtube Mac

For the last 6 weeks or so, I get occasionally really high CPU usage when viewing YouTube on Firefox (v 46, v47). When this happens, FF ignores user input like switching tabs. This is on a Mac, OSX ...
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How do I export favorites from Firefox and Import them in IE11?

I am looking at guidance write a script to export favorites from Firefox and import them in IE. any thoughts?