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How to force Firefox to download mp3 file?

Somehow my Firefox reverted to old behaviour, and now it plays all mp3 files from URL in my browser. I want it to ask for download location. I have tried several things such as: Firefox settings -> ...
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Reload of Firefox bookmarks favicons

After updating my Firefox from version 12 to version 13, my bookmarks favicons have gone. I wonder whether it's possible to force the browser to only download/refresh the favicons for all my ...
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Firefox, error when accessing https url

I'm connected through a public wifi hotspot. No problem when using IExplorer. When I use Firefox, I obtain the following error message after asking for any https url, as for example ...
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Android Browsers Bypass SSL Security Error [closed]

I'm using an Android device and trying to test my local website that has SSL enabled (but of course not real or verified because it's local and only for testing), but I cannot, for the life of me, ...
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What chages and adjustments to Chrome/Chromium are most effective to lower the number of writes and prolong the life of SSDs?

Ive got a corsair Force 80 SSD, an AMD APU and 4 gigs of ram as assets as well as some thumb drives I suppose.Im running Mint Linux 17.1 64 bit in this box and mostly its used to crawl the web. Lots ...
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change Skype background color in WIndows 7

I am running Windows 7, I think the White background in Skype (contactlist and chat window) are way to bright and it annoys me. But I find no way to change the color of it. A work around I ...
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Using Firefox's “awesome” bar to search strings with periods? [duplicate]

I was a Google Chrome user for a while, and that browser was pretty smart about figuring out whether something is a domain name (e.g. date.com) or something I want to google for (e.g. DateTime.Parse). ...
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What format are Firefox Marketplace apps in, and where are they installed under desktop Firefox?

I got Firefox 35, and noticed there is an Apps thing, so I decided to check it out: This takes me to Firefox Marketplace, where I choose to try a game by clicking "Free", and I am prompted if I ...
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Many iexplorer instances open when clicking on a mailto link

Whenever I click on a mailto link, my computer gets whacko and starts a recurrent series of calls that open more and more instances of iexplorer. I need to manually enter the task manager and kill the ...
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Is there a way to quickly & easily enable/disable a page's header & footer in Firefox just like in Google Chrome?

There are many times in which I won't want any header and footer to be printed on pages that I am printing, but there are also many times when I will want them. With Google Chrome, this is very fast ...
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Javadoc HTML not parsed in Firefox 11.

Our javadoc is stored on SVN, and we're accessing it directly. For some reasson, if I access index.html via Firefox, it just displays all the raw HTML. If I use IE8, it parses and displays it fine. ...
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How to Override Web Browser “Keyboard shortcut Ctrl-A is disabled”

Is there a way to override a web browser preventing me from using Ctrl-A to select all text in an editable input text box? It is just annoying given that I need to select all the text so I can delete ...
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How to include inline frames in “Find in this page”?

The search function of Firefox ("Find in this page"; Ctrl+F) will happily search for the term in the body of the current page or in the frames of a frameset, but refuses to search in iframes. ...
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Firefox opens PDFs in gedit

When I click on a PDF link, my Firefox 31 (and older versions as well) always tries to open it with gedit, even though in Nautilus and xdg-open it gets correctly opened in Evince. In ...
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How can I retrieve POST data in Firefox without use of an addon?

This is a bit of an emergency. I've written a very large article without saving my progress (I know, not the brightest), and when I submitted it, I ended up being redirected to an error. If I hit ...
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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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Google: “302 Moved” in Firefox

For some Google search queries executed from the Firefox search bar, or manually by typing in the URL, I get a ''302 Moved'' page. I did a quick virus scan, have checked the hosts file and the plugins ...
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How to disable ALT and APPs Key shortcuts in Firefox?

I am using Palemoon (Firefox 64bit fork) version 25.3.1 opening inside a split window inside Conemu. Conemu uses APPs key for split resizing, when i am inside a placemoon browser split window, and I ...
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How to export Firefox user settings only?

When I install firefox, I alter some of the default settings, some examples would be set homepage to blank, never remember history, change default download location. I do this in Tools > Options > ... ...
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Firefox redirects the URL [duplicate]

Few months back, kickass.to changed to kickass.so and when I used to type kickass.to and enter, Firefox was redirecting me to kickass.so. Now kickass.to is back in action and kickass.so doesn't exist ...
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Ask Firefox to export current Bookmarks to Json in CMD line

I can do this manually in Firefox when the browser is open (holding Alt key to show menu) and navigating to Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks > Import And Backup > Backup This will generate a ...
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Is there a way for Firefox to preload a website?

Is it possible to have Firefox preload a tab for say Google Search but keep it hidden unless I try to go there? My network is pretty slow and this would save me much time as I use Google often.
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Use Firefox to open an external program and pass the URL as a parameter, ie click to stream with MPC

I'm looking for an add-on or another way to have Firefox (or Chrome or anything else really) open an external program when clicking on certain links and send the URL I clicked to that program. I know ...
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Firefox places.sqlite does not contain history

I'm trying to get the browser history programmatically. Here's what I've done (in python, using sqlite3): connection = ...
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Browsers not working in windows xp

Recently i re-installed windows XP on my PC. I installed Mozilla Firefox latest version. now Firefox doesn't open. it shows that it is opening but shuts down instantaneously. Then I tried google ...
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How to Test if site is accessible from certain browser version

using rules in .htaccess I am attempting to block access to sites hosted on my server from traffic using a specific browser version (firefox 27.0). Is there any way to test if I have .htaccess setup ...
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How can I disable HTML5 content in popular browsers like Firefox and Chrome?

The bad thing about Flash video was that it required a third-party plugin to play the content. The good thing was I could select which content to play; using the click-to-play feature in Firefox and ...
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How can I register a custom protocol with xdg?

I've been struggling this morning trying to associate an application with a custom protocol, namely emacsclient and org-protocol. I'm calling this protocol from a webbrowser bookmarklet, and I get ...
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Firefox not using one rule from userChrome.css

I've edited my userChrome file cat .mozilla/firefox/<someletters>.<profilename>/chrome/userChrome.css /* Shrink tab titles by 10% */ .tabbrowser-tabs .tab-text { font-size: ...
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How to prevent Firefox converting 'localhost/*' URLs into search queries?

Since upgrading from Firefox 3.6.x, my address bar has a quirk that never used to be there. When I type in, for example: localhost/my_dir/index.php Firefox turns it into a search query, my search ...
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Did Firefox stop supporting command+shift+R to hard refresh?

I'm using Firefox 37.0.1 on Mac I've always used cmd+shift+R to reload the cache, but it no longer works. The Firefox keyboard shortcuts page still lists it for "Reload (override cache)." I've tried ...
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Select region in firefox for printing to pdf?

Can we select region in a webpage and printing the region to a pdf file? For example, in https://www2.cisl.ucar.edu/docs/hpss/kerberos, I want to print the part under "Kerberos basics", not the parts ...
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Only 360p on Youtube with HTML5

I recently read that Firefox improved it's HTML5 video support, so I thought I gave it a go again, because I am not a fan of Flash. It works fairly well, but unfortunately the videos are limited to ...
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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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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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Website forcing mobile interface on Desktop browser

#0: The website in the title is MakeMyTrip. One month ago, I booked my ticket for a journey through this website. I used my Firefox 36.0 (Linux) to do such. The user-agent wasn't tweaked either. The ...
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Sharing Webpage to Social Network from Firefox

Firefox for Android allows me to quickly share the current page on facebook and other social networks. Is there any such option on Firefox for Desktop?
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Google Chrome doesn't delete my browsing history correctly

I have deleted everything that I could from my browser history: chrome://settings/clearBrowserData I checked everything and select the begining of time Then when I access browsing history: ...
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Scroll down half the screen size in Firefox

Is it possible to have the spacebar not scroll down the entire page in Firefox? Scrolling one line at a time (with the down arrow) is very slow, but scrolling the entire screen (with spacebar) sets me ...
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How do I save the buffered flash video (on Linux)?

There used to be a method for extracting buffered flash video in any browsers (like firefox, chrome, etc.), which makes use of the command ps and spies the fd that is pointing to an in-memory ...
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Firefox Certificate Error

I have this annoying problem - every time I get into a site with a security certificate I always see a warning page that the certificate is invalid. I've grown accustomed to just setting an exception ...
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Exporting Firefox bookmarks as separate .URLs while preserving timestamps

I have a large number of Firefox bookmarks that I want to remove and archive as shortcut files (.URL). But I would also like to preserve the date they were added as the files' last modified dates. ...
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Can't add new bookmarks for Firefox 34.0.5 on Win7 x64

In a heavily locked down environment, I use Firefox 34.0.5 on a Win7 x64 machine. I am unable to add bookmarks, either by {Ctrl-D} or by tab drag-and-drop to the Bookmarks Bar. They do not appear in ...
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In Windows 7, how can one right click an icon, and “open with” firefox Developer Edition

When I right click a .php file in Windows explorer, and hover over "Open with", it displays my regular Firefox, but not Firefox Developer Edition as an option. If I select "Choose default ...
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How to get back to normal mode when using vim keybindings in Firefox code/style editor?

I'm trying to use vim keybindings for the code/style editor in Firefox Developer Edition. I can type "i" to get into insert mode, but how can I get back to normal mode? The escape key toggles the ...
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Firefox performance Google Maps

I am developing a google mapi api implementation (v3), but I mainly use Firefox 12 for developing because of Firebug. I think Firebug is a great tool, much better than the one in Chrome. But compared ...
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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 crashe. 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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How to get the XPath of an element from Firefox inspector?

Is it possible to get the XPath of an element with the Firefox "inspect element" function (Q)? The Chrome inspector can do this, but if I use the "Copy Unique Selector" option with Firefox's ...
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Real player plugin not working with Firefox 5

I am on Windows 7. I was using firefox 4 with real player plugin for autodownloads from sites like YouTube etc . The upgrade to Firefox 5 has disabled that feature. Is there any good alternative to ...