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Firefox/Chrome extension for setting multiple cookies at once from a string?

For developing reasons I sometimes need to setup a cookie from a string and test it in a browser. I usually use firebug or Cookie Manager+ on firefox, but I have to set each value one at a time, does ...
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Gmail checker stopped working since yesterday

I'm in a bit of an hassle, i got Gmail Checker for Firefox, both updated to the latest version, it was working fine since yesterday, and last night it start'ed to gave me errors connecting to my gmail ...
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How to limit width of chosen web pages in firefox

I have wide monitor and texts on many pages have just too wide lines. Is there any add on or way how to limit width of these pages. So I can read them comfortably?
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KeePassHttp refuses to be recognised as a plugin

I'm trying to make KeePass run on my Windows 7 machine, I've downloaded and installed KeePass, aim to use it alongside Passifox However, downloading and copying the KeePassHttp executable to the ...
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Quickmarks (:qmarks) not saving in Pentadactyl

-Pentadactyl v1.1 (upd-2014-03-26) -Firefox 28 supposedly qmark is persistent across browser sessions, but not in my case. I'll add a qmark e.g. :qmark g mail.google.com upon ff exit the qmark is ...
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Internet connection issues on Windows 8.1

This has been happening to me for a while. I can't remember exactly when it started happening, but my dad recently installed the 8.1 update to his computer and he's having similar problems, so it ...
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How can I automatically backup Firefox bookmarks to folder?

I want to have Firefox backup my bookmarks to a selected folder every Sunday. How can I do that ?
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Firefox: Moving the cursor past a link scrolls the page up

As in the title. Firefox 27.0.1. This has been driving me nuts: I'll hover over something (say, a link in a google search result) and the page scrolls up slightly. Nothing in the configuration ...
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Why does firefox open to Bing ads on awakining from sleep mode?

Why does firefox open to Bing ads on awakining from sleep mode? and that is with firefox closed not open, also it does not do this every time.
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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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Go back to last viewed page in pentadactyl

Is there a command/command set to go back to the last viewed page in Pentadactyl? I often close my browser and then decide that it was to early, so I want to turn it on again and to go the last viewed ...
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How to force a full page refresh (not from cache) in Firefox 4.0?

How do you force reload (not from cache) in Firefox 4.0? I have seen a lot of supposed theories on the internet, including: Ctrl + F5 Ctrl + Shift + R But, in reality, these do not actually work. ...
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Extensions not showing on Extensions tab of Add-ons Manager in Firefox 12

I don't know what happened but my list of extensions does not show up on the extensions tab of the Add-ons Manager on my Firefox 12. Is there any about:config settings to show the extensions or some ...
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Firefox : Open Recently Closed Tabs Not Working

I am trying to use Ctrl+SHIFT+T to open a recently closed tab. But this option is not working as this option has been disabled in firefox. I googled for a possible solution. One the accepted ...
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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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Inspecting dynamic web page using Firebug or Chrome Dev Tools when the contents keep changing

If I want to DOM Inspect some web app which changes its DOM structure too often Firebug and Chrome inspector reflecting those changes not allowing me to actually inspect them. If I focus on one ...
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FireFox -setDefaultBrowser does not work in XP?

Im trying to run a script that will set firefox as the default browser (in windows xp). According to this site, I can run firefox.exe -silent -setDefaultBrowser and it should set firefox as the ...
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firefox change focus on new tab from URL bar

ive got a custom homepage and new tab page ive been working on, but i cant get it to focus on the searchbar in the page immidiately after opening. ive used JS to set the focus, but it doesnt seem to ...
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Steamguard always ask me for a confirmation code

Every time i log into steam (from their website) i need to check my emails for the confirmation code. Steamguard always ask me for this. My "devices" list must be around 100 devices by now while in ...
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Google chrome / firefox change modal/javascript based popups into internal tab messages

I'm looking for an extension (or an option) for both google chrome, firefox that has ability to convert authentication modal dialog boxes (for example SharePoint) where it blocks the whole browser ...
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How to add a cache file to browsers like Chrome/Firefox/etc.?

For example, there is a website hosting a Shockwave Flash app which is restricted to be used on that specific site. However, the network of the site is poor so that loading the entire .swf from the ...
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What are these characters Ö and Þ supposed to be and how do I configure firefox to load them properly?

tl;dr: My internet browser is not configured properly so characters are not loading properly. I am using the default Firefox 24.0 in Linux Mint 16, and have not installed any typesetting software. I ...
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Disable message bar asking to allow a hidden plugin

I've set Firefox to always ask me whether to activate a plugin when a site uses them. Normally, I will see a grey box on the page where the plugin is used, in which I can click to activate it. For ...
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Firefox: blocking pages from redirecting to another page

I am using Firefox (Iceweasel) 24.4.0. In the previous version, I have selected in the menu to block pages redirecting to another page. Now this option seems to have disappeared in the new version, ...
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No subpixel smoothing in MathJax

I am using Windows 7 + FireFox. Subpixel smoothing is enabled systemwide. Yet it does not work for mathematical formalas in MathJax. In the IE 11 the same problem. NOTE that the subpixel smoothing ...
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Firefox, no Open With… option

I have never had an Open With... option with Firefox. Is there a way to get this functionality Here is a screenshot of my context menu. Note that shift-clicking or shift right clicking makes no ...
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Strange dotless decimal notation of IP address… How does it work?

Earlier today I thought I had a URL in my clipboard, but I actually had four 9 digit integers copied from a spreadsheet, which were identification numbers from a proprietary system. Completely ...
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How to flush DNS cache in Firefox

Strange issue... whenever I try to access http://docs.python.org/ from Firefox on Win 7, I get redirected to http://docs.python.org/old_dns.txt which says: You need to update your DNS records for ...
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In Firefox, how to increase the height of the url bar while suggestions are displayed?

I'm using a large monitor (native resolution 1920 * 1080) and Firefox for browsing the web. I wonder whether it's possible to adjust the height of the URL bar when suggestions are displayed. To ...
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PNG displays differently in Firefox

Currently I'm working on a website with some bright colors. I'm trying to implement a seamless overlay on top of a few images, to give the sensation that the background is flowing over the image, ...
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how to configure Firefox to automatically reuse the login credentials like IE

Multiple HTTP Authentication Prompts in Firefox We are currently working on porting our application from Internet Explorer to Firefox and the application currently uses HTTP Digest Authentication. In ...
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How can I print a large web page to a single-page pdf with custom dimensions?

I am trying to convert this page to a single-page, 19 x 13 pdf file. I am running Firefox under Ubuntu and trying to use the Print To File option, but it is splitting the web page into multiple ...
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Open links in Gmail on Chrome in Firefox

I use Firefox as primary browser, but use Gmail in Chrome. I'd like all the links in e-mails and chat to open in a new Firefox tab instead of a new Chrome tab, automatically (I know copy-paste, drag ...
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Firefox style left hand bookmarks menu for chrome

Pressing ctrl + b in firefox opens a bookmarks toolbar, I'd like to move to chrome but this is holding me back. Is the same functionality available in a chrome addon, searching hasn't yielded any ...
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BetterSurf Firefox extension appears to be malware

When I was browsing (a local copy of a site off my own hard drive), I was greeted by a pop-up that took up the entire bottom half of my screen that detected that I was on the site that had a menu of ...
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Long unknown process when closing browsers?

Over a period of months, I've noticed heavy use of the hard drive when I shut down browsers. The worst of the worst is MSIE, which can take 10 minutes or so before it stops. Given the amount of time ...
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Firefox: Launch Applicaton recommends web app (not Open Source)

Howto disable that "Launch Application" shows ads for web apps?
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How to install the real Firefox on Debian?

Debian 6 ("Squeeze") uses a rebranded version of Firefox called Iceweasel. It, however, lacks plugin support, and most of my favorites don't work. So what is best way to install the "real" Firefox on ...
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How settings of a browser is imported to other?

Recently I installed Mozilla Firefox in my Windows system. After installation a window appeared asking to import settings from IE. How can a different browser like Firefox import the settings of IE ? ...
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How to set up Task Scheduler task that cleans up firefox window it opens?

I have a Task Scheduler Windows 7 task that invokes firefox.exe on a URL which is an iMacro. Upon completion, the firefox window is left open. I always have firefox running, but it brings up a new ...
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Can I auto-hide the status text in Firefox 4?

Now that Firefox 4 has eliminated the status bar, the status text is in a little box in the corner. However, this box never actually disappears. It just moves out of the way to the other corner when ...
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Firefox asks to be default browser every time it loads

Every time I load Firefox up, it asks to be the default browser and even though I say yes it happens the next time I start Firefox. It also does the same if I tell it not to ask me. How can I fix ...
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Google Chrome plugin/bookmarklet: “open in Firefox”?

Is there a plugin or a bookmarklet for Chrome which opens the current page in Firefox? Update: Thanks Phoshi for the suggestion. Here is my AutoHotKey script (not messing with the clipboard...): ...
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Does Chrome have something similar to Firefox' Applications settings?

I find the Options/Applications settings very useful in Firefox. I am looking for something similar in Chrome/Chromium - that is: options that would allow to change the action (the way a media or ...
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De-esser for Windows 8 audio output?

Lately I've been watching a lot of lectures online, but a good amount of them hurt my ears because of how sharp the professor pronounces any words containing "s". This is a very recognized problem for ...
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Firefox stops responding to mouse events after moving window

I've been dealing with this issue now for a few weeks and I've tried everything I can think of to resolve it, but nothing seems to work. Sometimes, when I open Firefox, and start moving the window ...
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DownThemAll renaming files while downloading

i am using DTA (downthemall) for firefox and i am downloading tons of files at once! Each file has an unique name (some are short and some are longer). My problem is that i need the files in custom ...
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Windows 8 browser running slow

I have Windows 8 use Firefox, K-9 & Malwarebytes. I have Comcast and my HP PC is wireless. It is also less than one year old. A couple of weeks ago I uninstalled Norton as it had expired. Around ...
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Firefox 12 on Windows XP can't print, black screens with Page Setup, no improvement with Safe Mode

A computer running Firefox 12 on Windows XP is unable to print. When I open the Print Preview dialog box, no preview is displayed. Attempting to print results in a blank page or no output at all. ...
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Is there a service to sync Chrome and FF bookmarks by syncing their respective server side backends?

As you know, both of Firefox and Chrome have server-side services for storing their bookmarks. Is there a service that can sync the back-end of Firefox with Chrome for bookmarks? I don't want to use ...