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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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Why Firefox on Linux looks different than Windows/Mac?

Beyond each platform toolkit of course. How come Firefox UI looks, mmhh well, not that good on Linux, it's pretty decent in Windows and it definitely rocks on OSX? Is it a single product recompiled ...
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Limit CPU usage for flash in Firefox?

How can we limit the CPU usage of Flash plugins in Firefox ? I do not want to disable Flash, but I don't need to Flash objects to run at full speed either, in order to save battery power.
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Firefox PDF plugin to view PDF in browser on Windows [closed]

Is there any plugin or extension so I can view any PDF directly within Firefox 3.5 on Windows just like with Safari on a Mac? It's annoying to always download and open the file. So I'd like to be ...
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Install Silverlight for Mozilla Firefox without administrative privileges

Is there any way I can install silverlight plugin for Firefox without admin privileges? For Flash there's an .xpi extension so that I can install it on Firefox Portable.
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Why does Mozilla Firefox 3.5 freezes?

I recently upgraded Firefox from 3.0 to 3.5. Since then I have a lot of trouble running this app. It freezes after 1 sec and stops responding to any commands. How can I make it work again? If there's ...
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Windows 7 default programs won't let me choose Firefox as my default browser

I googled this problem thoroughly before posting here. I did everything in the books to set Firefox as my default. I went to default programs, and looked for it there -- it's not there. I went to the ...
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Increase Firefox Speed?

Found a way to really speed up Firefox - I've implemented it and noticed serious speed improvements. Can anyone comment ? Type in the Firefox address about:config Accept the Warning notification and ...
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How to set up Firefox on Windows to ignore registry settings?

It seems that a number of vendors are silently installing Firefox extensions via registry settings. I would like to prevent Firefox from reading any Windows registry settings at start-up. Does anyone ...
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Windows Domain Authentication with Firefox

We have many internal web sites on our domain: a.blah.com b.bhah.com c.blah.com IE authenticates automatically using the currently signed in domain user but fire fox pops up a login box, sometimes ...
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How can I synchronize Firefox settings between machines using MY server?

I know that Firefox plugins exist to synchronize settings between machines, but all such plugins I have seen require you to synchronize your settings to some 3rd party server. Is anyone aware of such ...
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How can I simulate a slow connection, or limit the bandwidth that Firefox can use?

Is there a way I can simulate various connection speeds from within Firefox? I need to be able to check http://localhost with varying speeds. I know there are standalone applications that can do ...