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How to open search results in a new tab on Firefox

When I make a search from the upper right search box of Firefox, the results are always opened on the current tab. It's annoying because it loads the results over the tab I'm monitoring, and then I ...
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Is a Firefox extension easily portable to IE?

There are no extension program en IE, but sometimes, you are asked if you want to install a toolbar. The two browsers don't rely on the same technology, and they must have different internal methods ...
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What is the technology behind firefox extensions?

I want to create an extension that can manipulate or look at cookies in the browser. Also, I want to be able to parse every page you visit and replace some URLs. So here is the question: What is the ...
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Locate bookmarks folder after finding bookmarks in Firefox

When I search bookmarks I can't find a way to locate the folder of the result. I have many bookmarks folder and subfolders and most folders and subfolders contain some bookmarks. When I cannot ...
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What kind of computers/laptops support the new orientation features of Firefox 3.6?

I just downloaded Firefox 3.6 today and I noticed in the list of new features they have an Orientation API that can detect the direction that your laptop/computer is tilted. This is clearly a ...
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Why is my FireFox text not anti-aliased?

In Firefox my chrome text isn't anti-aliased. Is this due to Windows Vista's font settings?
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How do I change Firefox's user agent via about:config?

My work has blocked Internet access with Firefox. I know how to change the value of “general.useragent.extra.firefox” through about:config, but when I try to change it to IE, I still can’t access any ...
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firefox: one form multiple password fields

If there is a form with more than one password field, Firefox 3.5 will remember only one password. How do I make Firefox to remember two passwords for a form with a single login?
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How to activate WIFI service on Enterprise Linux Version 5 provided from Oracle?

I have installed Enterprise Linux Version 5 provided from Oracle I am able to access Internet using network cable Please tell me how can I enable WIFI service ,so that I can use internet without the ...
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Firefox startup parameters

You can start Firefox with parameters, but I'm having trouble finding a definite list of them. What are some good parameters and what do they do?
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Lastpass VS Sxipper. which one is better at their thing? [closed]

Well, i've been using sxipper for some time now, but recently came across lastpass. I can't tell which one is more secure or has a better functionality, sxipper however seems easier to use.
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How to set up a SSH tunnel and/or reverse SSH tunnel?

I'm located in Shanghai China and am trying to set up an SSH tunnel (or a reverse ssh tunnel?) to my brother's server located in the States. I'm using windows xp and he has a mac. We are both using ...
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How to disallow extensions outside Firefox profile directory

Some softwares like Kaspersky Internet Security, AVG, JRE and many others install their firefox add-on outside my profile directory and I cannot uninstall it, only disable it. And when I try to create ...
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Is there a quick way to remove browser decorations

I'm finding that more and more applications use browsers as their user interface and I am caught in a dilemma. When browsing I want a browser window to have browser buttons, navigation icons, etc. ...
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How can I copy a cookie from one machine to another?

I am unable to login to certain websites (such as StackOverflow) because the login URL is getting blocked (not the whole website) via a firewall. Is it possible to copy the cookie file from another ...
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Is it possible to change the order of the context menu in Firefox?

Iwonder if it's possible to change the order of the context menu inside firefox? I would like the option "Open link in new tab" to appear at the top when I right click a link.
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How do I synchronize Firefox extensions?

I have a bunch of Firefox extensions. But in case if I have to reinstall my computer, how do I restore them all? Sort of like Dropbox syncing all my files.
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arrow keys stop working to scroll pages

Sometimes, the arrow keys stop working to scroll pages. Sometimes, in Firefox -> Tools -> Options -> Advanced -> Accessibility -> General, the first checkbox, about using arrow keys to scroll pages, ...
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Reversing Firefox's open-in-background-tab behaviour

To open an anchor in a tab in the background in Firefox, you hold the Command key (Control on the PC) while clicking the anchor. If you do not hold Command, then the current tab will be refreshed ...
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Is there a method to export the URLs of the open tabs of a Firefox window?

If I have a Firefox window open that contains 10 tabs, is there a way in Firefox or by a plug-in to get the URLs of those 10 tabs as a text file or some other format? Right now if I want to do this I ...
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Stop websites from forcing cursor to their search box? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I keep Google from stealing my cursor? (Firefox) It really annoys me when sites like msn.com try to force your cursor to their search box. I have msn.com as my home ...
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Where is the upgrade button in Firefox on Mac?

I cannot find the button to upgrade my FireFox browser. This article implies that there is an upgrade button in the Upgrade tab of the Advanced tab of Preferences. There isn't one unless I'm blind.
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Changing the default page in new tab on Firefox 3.5

I have Firefox 3.5.7 and after I installed a toolbar, whenever I open a new tab it opens with their website instead of a blank page. I uninstalled the toolbar and it still appears. Where do I go to ...
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Firefox Addin - View and kill windows processes

I am looking for a FireFox addin that allows you to view and kill a certain windows process. I have Googled and looked everywhere and I cannot find one.
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How to edit/remove any elements from online page then save edited page in same look with html css and images and PDF?

How to remove any elements from online page, and then save edited page in same look with HTML, CSS and images? I also need to edit text.
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Strange font behavior in “displaying source code mode” of Firefox

When visiting "http://www.veritech.co.kr/" and displaying the source code (ctrl-u) the font used for the displaying the code is different from the usual font. The charset used by this page is not very ...
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How do I find out the Mac Address Firefox submits for Geolocation?

I moved, but have the same router and cable box. Now when I visit Google Maps it still shows my old location. I went to the SkyhookWireless update page to update my Mac Address with my new location. ...
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Adobe Flash Player problem

In both Firefox and Internet Explorer, on the web page DeadMau5 I see this message: "Get Flash now! In order to listen or view this content you will have to upgrade your version of Flash." There is ...
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Server not found errors with firefox

Sometimes when loading pages in firefox I get a server not found error. If I refresh the page then it loads. This doesn't always happen but it happens enough that it gets annoying. How can this be ...
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Sort downloads by domain name automatically, in Firefox?

Is there a way to force images and executables to automatically download into separate folders in Firefox? I found this extension, but it doesn't work when I right-click-->save image as
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Can we get Firefox like inline spell checking in Internet Explorer?

Can we get Firefox-like inline spell checking in Internet Explorer?
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How do I clear the JavaScript file cache in Firefox on every visit in a page?

How can I set the browser to clear the JavaScript file on every visit? I use Firefox 3.5.7. I am also using the Firebug extension for developing.
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Shortcut for enabling / disabling Greasemonkey (or specific script)

talking about firefox here ... I don't use Greasemonkey on any other browser, but if you know, do add info for those as well I use Greasemonkey daily ... having some 20 scripts loaded all the time ...
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Broken internal links in Gmail [closed]

For some reason the internal links in Gmail stopped working for me today. Clicking on a link like "Inbox", "Sent Mail", "Drafts", etc. would change the address bar in Firefox, after a couple of secs ...
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Firefox IE tab does not include firefox's spelling correction

Is there a good Firefox plug-in which embeds Internet Explorer in a tab yet includes Firefox functionality like the built-in spell checker to underline in red misspelled words?
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Is there a way to change Firefox's default textbox font?

Is there a way to change Firefox's default Textbox font? Because that option is not in Options -> Content -> Advanced. Like here: http://www.google.com.tw/
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How to get Firefox Greasemonkey script to use a local cascading stylesheet?

What's the correct syntax to link to a CSS file in the same directory as a Greasemonkey JavaScript? I've tried the following but it doesn't work: var cssNode = document.createElement('link'); ...
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How to install JRE in Ubuntu

I tried installing JRE on Ubuntu, but when I go online and check the site it still says that the latest JRE is not installed. Is there shortest automatic way to install JRE in Ubuntu so that it works ...
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“Save as webpage, complete” problem?

I have a problem when I am trying to save web page from browser using "Save as Webpage, complete" some of CSS/Javascript/Image are not saved, thus when I reopen saved page offline webpage can't ...
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Firefox extensions in Prism

I've read some posts around the web on making Firefox extensions work in Prism, but I haven't been able to get any running correctly. Does anyone have a tutorial on this they could recommend?
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Why is Firefox 3.5.7 constantly crashing?

This has been happening for the last week or so. It happens if I don't access it for a while. As long as I keep using it, it seems to work.
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Firefox: is it possible to block update reminder for one specific extension?

I'd like to stick with Firefox extension ReadItLater version 0.9948 - but Firefox keeps reminding me that update is available. Is there any way to get rid of reminders for this specific extension?
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Search in Firefox using Quicksilver

I am rather new to Mac OS X. I have been using quicksivler in order to open programs. I use Firefox a lot for searching in google, wikipedia, etc. I wonder if in Quicksilver or using another approach, ...
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Preview for firefox tabs in Windows 7

Windows 7 has really nice features. The preview for opened applications in taskbar: Especially if that application has several tabs. However this feature doesn't support Firefox (or vice-versa: ...
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Make Firefox use the favicon as window icon under Linux

Is there a Firefox feature, setting, or add-on that arranges it so that the favicon of the currently open web page becomes the icon of the browser window in Linux/X11? In particular, it ought to show ...
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Looking for a AutoZoom browser plugin

I have a pretty large 24" wide screen with a pretty high resolution. When I browse, some sites have a fixed layout and there is basically a narrow column. So I typically zoom in to the point just ...
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How to prevent Google Toolbar being installed in Portable Firefox?

Recently, the campus computers installed Google Toolbar in Firefox. Now, I have no use for this toolbar, so I don't want it there. For that and other reasons, I installed Portable Firefox on a USB ...
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Make Excel 2007 open hyperlinks in Firefox

In Excel 2007, when I click a hyperlink, it opens in IE. I'm running XP Professional SP3. Firefox is set as my default browser. Links in Word and Outlook open in Firefox. But Excel opens them in IE. ...
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Firefox 3.5.6 Uninstaller not working

I want to uninstall Firefox 3.5.6 in favor of Opera 10.10. However, I've went into Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs and tried clicking Remove from there, but nothing happens. I go into the ...
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Stop never-ending popup alerts in FireFox

It is possible for javascript to get stuck in a loop of opening up alerts. For example: for(var i=0;;i++) alert('This will never stop'); Is there a way to gracefully stop this in firefox, ...