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Changing the fonts of address-bar & search engines in Firefox3.6?

I have Firefox 3.6 My screen resolution is 1920*1200 (120 DPI), hence the fonts of Firefox address-bar and Firefox Search Engines are too small. Can we change the fonts of them ?
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Firefox 3.6 - Navigation Toolbar - Google search box language

Using Win7 Home Premium with Firefox 3.6 I like using the Google search box in the Navigation Toolbar because it's quicker to do a search but as I am English and I am in Thailand it seems to do the ...
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Is it possible to regenerate firefox's profiles.ini from existing profiles?

I recently accidentally filled my home partition in Ubuntu. Before I realized what happened, I restarted Firefox because it was acting strangely (understandably). Now, when I start firefox with the ...
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Problem in Displaying HTML Files' Icons in Win 7?

I have Windows 7 x64 (built 7600). I just installed Firefox 3.6 and I set it as my default browser, upon I've set that all of my HTML files were been without any icons! Could you please guide me how I ...
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FIrebug 1.5 not installing properly on Firefox 3.6

I just installed Firefox 3.6 (updated it, rather) and when I tried to install Firebug (1.5) it says 'addon installed' but there's no sign of Firebug anywhere. F12 doesn't do anything, the 'bug' icon ...
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A good manual for Firebug

I can't find a book on how to best use Firebug or at least a sort of .pdf file. Just small guides. Does anyone have a link on this.
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Inserting a tab character in Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Typing the tab character in browser text boxes Firefox makes it hard to insert a tab. Whenever I hit tab it changes the focus. Currently, the only workaround I know of is ...
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Why do browsers go back one page when pressing minus key 4 times?

I'm currently debugging some JavaScript and noticed that on any page Firefox plus Internet Explorer 7 and 8 go back to the previous page if you press the minus key 4 times in quick succession. What is ...
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cannot print from flash-player plugin

I am running flash-player plug-in 10.0.32.10 inside of Firefox on a SLED 11 machine. Firefox can print to the network printer without issue from File > Print. However, I cannot get the flash-player ...
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“Download all attachments” does not work for Hotmail in Firefox or Chrome

I have recently tried both Firefox and Chrome. I use Hotmail. In these browsers, "download all attachments" does not work. What can I do to enable this? Thanks. On checking I discovered that this "...
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Firefox terminates if multiple instances of flash player running

If i have, say, youtube tab opened and if a click on some of the related videos (while it's still playing) firefox terminates. The same if I open youtube on one tab and myspace on another - firefox ...
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Firebug always showing JavaScript error “setting a property that has only a getter Line 0”?

I am on FF 3.6 on OS X with Firebug 1.5 and whenever I am using Firebug, no matter what website I am on, a Javascript error always shows up: setting a property that has only a getter Line 0 I have ...
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How to view PDFs in Firefox using SumatraPDF

I am trying to view a PDF document in my browser (Firefox 3.6 for Windows XP), like the Adobe Reader does, but using Sumatra PDF instead. However, when I try to do this, it comes up in a separate ...
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Safari Tabs like Firefox / Chrome

Two things I miss from Firefox and Chrome when using Safari on Mac are the Command + Option + Arrows, that are replaced by Control + Tab or Command + Shift + Arrows, and specially the Command + #...
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Both Camino and Firefox on OS X Crash Immediately Upon Startup

I was uploading some pictures in Camino to Facebook and it hard crashed. Camino crashes now upon almost all web pages while trying to load. Firefox crashes the second it tries to restore its lost ...
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Can't install flash on Firefox or Chrome (but works fine on IE…)

I'm using a work computer (Lenovo) that I recently got from my IT department to replace an old machine. When I installed Firefox and Chrome, I needed to install Adobe Flash. However, the installation ...
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Go back to original version of Firefox in Ubuntu from beta version

In Ubuntu 9.04, I tried to upgrade from Firefox 3.0 to 3.5, by installing some apt-get packages, and there is a problem! Now Firefox calls itself "Namoroka" and the Firefox logo is gone and replaced ...
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Is there a Firefox extension to record and playback clicks on a web page?

I need this tool to automate JavaScript testing. Selenium Recorder used to work, but is no longer available.
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Where can I find hashes for Mozilla applications?

What is a reliable source for cryptographic hash values for Mozilla applications? Update 1: the value from http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/thunderbird/releases/latest/MD5SUMS, ...
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MileWideBack (Firefox extension) and Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you force Firefox to let a “not compatible” plug-in run? — MileWideBack I updated to Windows 7 Pro (from Vista) last night, and after re-installing Firefox, found ...
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Firefox 3.6: can't see characters in Find textbox

After I upgraded to Firefox 3.6, I can't see text as I type it in into the Find text box. For example, if I press Ctrl+F (or / or '), the characters that I type in don't appear until there's no ...
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Pictures display oddly in Dreamweaver but look fine in a broswer

For some odd reason whenever I put a picture into Dreamweaver it screws up the color when I editing it in Dreamweaver but when I open the page up in Firefox it looks fine. Anyone know what's going on? ...
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How to make Firefox to spellcheck in multiple languages simultaneously?

I want to Firefox to assume that text may be in a mixture of languages and words should be looked up in multiple dictionaries. (For example, everything in en-GB, en-US, ru, be and be-classic should be ...
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Firefox: How to stop tab tearing mechanism?

I don't want to be able to drag tabs away from Firefox to produce another instance. I'd like the old behaviour of dragging a tab into explorer to produce a URL shortcut. I've tried the Disable Tab ...
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How to see just content of ZIP/RAR etc withoud downloading?

How to see just content of ZIP/RAR etc without downloading? for example like this http://dev.novemberborn.net/sifr3/nightlies/
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Why do firefox addons take several seconds to update?

I'm running on an overclocked quad-core to 3.6ghz. I've got a lot of fast ram and an SSD. My motherboard is top tier. Yet, when my Firefox addons update, I have to sit here and wait several seconds (...
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Locking Firefox with a master password

I am trying to find a plugin or another method to block Firefox with a master password, so that a user can only use Firefox if the correct password is entered. Can you suggest a plugin or if Windows ...
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How can I make Firefox use addons for multiple profiles?

I created a new profile on firefox for testing reasons. I notice no addons except Skype is on it. How do i set up addons to work across profiles? I have about 10 and I'd rather not download them ...
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Why do I hear an noise when I alt+tab away from Firefox?

I'm using a few 'normal' Firefox Addins but I am using Vimperator which to me seems like the most likely suspect.
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Is there a HTML5 Validator plugin for Firefox?

Is there a plugin for firefox to validate HTML 5? I've always used this but if my webpage has a <!DOCTYPE HTML> doctype it complains about it not having a doctype at all. I specifically would ...
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USPTO site asks for Quicktime Plug-in which I already have installed. Why?

Whenever I try to watch the images of a patent in the USPTO site (example) using Firefox, the browser asks me to download the latest Quicktime, manually. This is totally strange because I already HAVE ...
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Make Firefox open new windows as new tabs BUT open JavaScript popups as popups

It's happened again: Firefox started letting new windows open as new windows and not capturing them in tabs instead. So of course JavaScript popups work properly, but my tab preferences are not ...
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Pointer shape in Firefox

Is it possible to configure when the pointer changes from arrow to hand? I'm talking about the interface, not web pages. For example, when hovering over Firebug's icon, the pointer turns into a hand ...
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Net Profiles caused trouble in Firefox proxy settings

Last week I tried Net Profiles to switch between my connection settings (DNS, proxy etc.) easier but then I decided to uninstall the program. After uninstallation, I realized that Firefox connection ...
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Restart browser on error

Is there a way to restart a browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc) automatically upon receiving an error such as a DNS error or Page not found? Background: It is for a web based signage ...
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What's the best extension to make firefox' home page look like chrome's?

What's the best extension to make firefox' home page look like chrome's? I'm specifically interested in the shortcuts for the most visited websites.
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Firefox: substitute a font with another in any page

I'm using the stylish addon and it works great. However I would like to substitute a specific font - say Arial - with another of my choice every time it is found instead of setting a global font (...
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Logging all Firefox HTTP Request Headers?

I'm using Ruby+Watir to request pages through Firefox. I would like to record the headers and content of every http request made through the browser. Would it be possible to configure a proxy ...
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Firefox playing flash movie doesn't show up in Ubuntu 9.10 Sound Preferences

I have just upgraded from Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10. The sound is working fine for: On disk Movies(*.avi, *.flv) Music(*.mp3) I'm currently watching youtube or other flash movies on Firefox 3.5.7 which ...
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How to fix the IETab extension work under Firefox 3.6?

I'm a happy user of Firefox, but I sometimes need to access sites using IE (at work, mainly). Until now, I've used IETab which works fine... until you want to update to Firefox 3.6. The update program ...
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firefox restarting problem in ubuntu

i'm using ubuntu 8.10 . now i updated firefox it doesn't result any error. when i open it the back,refresh buttons are not working and always shows "Your browser has been updated and needs to be ...
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Firefox Temporarily Freezing on Most Web Page Load (NS_ERROR_OUT_OF_MEMORY)

Frequently when I browse to a webpage in Firefox 3.6, the browser will freeze while loading (often the google analytics portion of a page). After about 15 seconds, it will give me the following ...
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Create Firefox Profile via Command Line

Is it possible to create Firefox profiles via the command line? I need to programatically launch Firefox with different proxy settings. From my understanding, I can do this via creating a profile. ...
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How to save firefox session online?

I use this plug-in it is very good but is there a way to save session online ? https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2324
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Upgrading to Firefox 3.6 in ubuntu 9.04

I've downloaded Firefox 3.6 from http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/upgrade.html unfortunately I don't find how to install it. I've found a few articles on how to install alpha versions, but not ...
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Firefox: Is it possible to disable exit alerts?

Sometimes the website will show an alert box akin to "Are you sure you want to leave?" when you try to leave the site. Is it possible to disable this from happening, without using something like the ...
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Getting a Quicktime Movie to Stream Instead of Download

In the past, I've placed Quicktime movies on Amazon S3, and when a user loads the file's in Firefox (on OS X), the movie starts playing immediately, doing that pseudo streaming quicktime thing where ...
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How to find firefox in Mac OS X?

I bought a Macbook Pro yesterday and installed firefox. I used firefox a few times, but now I can't find it. How can I find where it is?
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Can a site detect if I use AdBlock in Firefox?

I recently visited (an official) website in search for an episode of a TV-show. The site popped an information dialog stating that I had to disable AdBlock to see the content. Is this at all possible ...
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Opposite of IE Tab / Mozilla rendering for IE

I have an application which does not perform well in IE, but works in Firefox. Rather than installing firefox (or asking users to install firefox), is there an "opposite" of the FireFox extension ...