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edit firefox searchengines without restarting

when i modify one of my firefox ( debian iceweasel 31.2.0 ) search engine descriptions , i usually edit an xml and restart . with built-in searchengine dialogue , i can only remove or assign ...
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Access Synced Bookmarks in Mozilla after reinstalling Windows

I synced my Bookmarks in mozilla using firefox account. But when I reinstalled my Windows and then firefox, all bookmarks were gone. I tried after logging in using same firefox account and then using ...
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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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Start Firefox update (nightly) without actually starting firefox [duplicate]

I'm running a nightly version of Firefox (aptly called "Nightly"), and there's a problem. Given this is a nightly release, one of the recent updates, pretty much make Firefox unusable - it'll crash ...
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How to switch Firefox channel to Stable?

I have switched to the Beta channel in my Firefox some time ago. Now I want the stable channel back. Unfortunately it is missed from http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/channel/ My FF:
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Prevent Firefox addons from opening update tabs

I have lots of Firefox addons installed and sometimes, when one addon is updating itself, at the next start of Firefox it'll open a new tab with update info (e.g. NoScript does that). Is there a way ...
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Looking for a work-around to an infinite scroll compatability issue

I read the post “Can I disable infinite scroll for all sites?” and Hagen gave a great answer. Is it possible to go from page one and then jump to the last page? Some sites have pages that will ...
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Viewing HTML5 video in Firefox on Windows 7 without WMP

I have Windows 7 but without WMP, because the license I purchased didn't include it and I've never used it anyway. However, it seems that HTML5 videos won't play in Firefox unless I install WMP. It ...
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Buttons on Webpage not displayed properly [closed]

My friend and I are currently working on a webpage and to quickly get to my problem: For him, the buttons on the webpage look normal, but for me they are not displayed properly. An example: The ...
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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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How to findout which firefox tab is using most CPU or memory?

There are times when the firefox responds reluctantly. And it is not only when i have opened many tabs. But there are cases when i have opened as many as 20 tabs and firefox is working fine and there ...
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How to open regular Firefox after Firefox portable has been open

I noticed when Firefox portable is opened, then the regular Firefox is launched, it actually launches Firefox portable again. For example say Firefox portable has the add on No Scripts and the regular ...
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firefox portable: doesnt open links from other applications

I'm having a very annoying problem: I'm using Firefox 4 Portable on my office PC, everything is ok except when clicking links from my email programm or messenger. Firefox (already running) won't open ...
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Add ToolBar seperator to Firefox

Is it possible to add a toolbar separator to Firefox (35.0.0.1)? I can't see the option; Used to be available.
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Hello? Where is the WebRTC feature in Firefox?

I recently upgraded Firefox to version 34, expecting to see the new Hello WebRTC feature that I read about on OMG! Ubuntu as well as Firefox Hello - video and voice conversations online and Firefox ...
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Firefox keeps asking if I want to open file with a certain program

Firefox keeps asking me if I still want to open a file type with a certain program, even though the checkbox that says Do this automatically for files like this from now on is checked. This window ...
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What regular expression should I use to allow Runnable Snippet tags through NoScript Anti-XSS Protection?

I am running NoScript in Firefox and every time I try to use a Runnable Snippet, NoScript asks me whether I want to allow the potential cross site script to execute. I can provide a regular ...
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Browsers delaying 5 seconds before attempting first dns query

I have a fresh OS install with Firefox. When i open Firefox the homepage (google) takes 5-8 seconds to load. All subsequent pages load instantly. I loaded Wireshark to check if its the DNS server ...
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Why is Firefox opening PNGs with Wine when there is no such association in preferences?

When I have a .png attachment in GMail it offers to save the file, or, for some reason, open it in Wine: But if I look in the Appliations panel: This is a bit of a WTF for me: why is JPEG and ...
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Different color backgrounds for firefox windows

I'd like to organize my firefox windows so that each window has a group of related tabs. e.g.One for email, one for research, one for task tracking (using our web based task tracking tool) So that I ...
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Set window size Firefox using cmd

This documentation contains various parameters that could be passed to the firefox command, executing e.g., firefox -new-window google.com opens a new Firefox window and subsequently starts ...
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Firefox 32 - hijacked all Adobe PDFs and turned them to “firefox HTML”?

My operating system is (still) Windows XP. Firefox 32.0.3 is my default browser. Eversince installing this latest Firefox, all my Adobe PDF file icons have changed to Firefox HTML icons. My pointer ...
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Firefox keyboard input stops working

All keyboard input stops working after a few minutes. Ctrl-T, ctrl-f, home, end, all have no effect, and I can't type into forms, the find bar or the location bar. If I switch tabs or programs using ...
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How to whitelist all scripts on a site with NoScript

How do you make the Firefox NoScript extension allow all scripts used on a specific site? There's a misnamed/buggy "Allow all this page" option, but it doesn't actually allow everything. It seems to ...
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Fedora 21 window decorations for firefox and other applications

Just installed Fedora 21 How can I make Firefox gel with the systems window decoration theme? This is how it looks now: Firefox doesn't care about my theme. How can I make the top bar fit in with ...
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How can I download the .mp3 file from Dropbox?

Firefox. XP3. My friend loaded some personally recorded mp3 files for me to download from Dropbox. However, when I follow the link I only get a Quicktime media player in a browser window. How can I ...
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Firefox giving SSL error message after installing new certs

Firefox users are getting the message This connection is untrusted when going to our web site. under the technical details section it lists the reason as "The certificate is not trusted because the ...
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How to download latest version of Free Download Manager firefox plugin [closed]

I have firefox 35.0.1 installed on my windows xp sp3 64bit. I wanted to run Portable version of my Free Download Manager (FDM for short) and integrate it to firefox but I got the error from firefox ...
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How to disable HTML5 video on YouTube with Firefox?

I'm running Firefox (12.0 beta), and whenever a video is available in HTML5, it will open in that. I have opted-out of the HTML5 preview (I saw a post suggesting to opt-in then opt-out again, which I ...
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How to set default “Page Setup →Page Size” as A4 in Firefox?

In my Firefox (linux) I can change the page as A4 in File → Page Setup → Page Size. Doing this, I inform the browser to print my pages as A4, instead of the default of Letter. My printer doesn't have ...
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Multiple downloads from public source (web site), how to bypass “click on OK button” triggered by Javascript?

I'm trying to download multiple data sets from a public source, the European Union Transaction Log. I'm using the "Allocation / Compliance" search tool (in the left blue pane). From there I must ...
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firefox: show favicon on pop-ups

Is there an about:config setting to make FireFox use the favicon of a page as the window icon on pop-up windows? I've looked around bugzilla for issues about this, but only found this stale one: ...
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HTML5 video playback is choppy and corrupted in Firefox

I am only experiencing this issue with Firefox. Other browsers work fine. Here are my specs: Firefox 28.0 Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit Intel HD Graphics (driver up-to-date) When I view an HTML5 ...
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Reorder/rearrange tabs using keyboard shortcut

In Firefox, it's possible to rearrange tabs (reordering, moving to a new window, etc.) by drag-and-drop. But drag-and-drop is slow and unwieldy, and is difficult for some people to use. In ...
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Have privoxy accept multiple simultaneous connections from Iceweasel (a firefox fork)

I'm using privoxy to forward requests to tor and I've set my proxy server within my browser to send requests to privoxy on127.0.0.1:8118 but it seems it can only handle one connection at a time. I've ...
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How to configure Firefox to handle text/foo internally?

I frequently would like to display text-like content (e.g. text/turtle) directly in the browser (i.e. without downloading it or opening it in a separate text editor). Is there a way to configure ...
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How to turn the user agent into a secure_user_agent?

I am using FireFox 34.0.5 and trying to change my user agent. As far as I am aware, an user agent is, somehow, a software acting on your behalf. For example, I am using FireFox now, hence my user ...
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Disable onbeforeunload in Firefox via extension or profile

I am using Firefox to automatically navigate and capture screenshots from various websites. Some of these websites use the onbeforeunload event to capture a user's attention before leaving a page. ...
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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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How do I copy statusbar text that appears when hovering a link?

For example, on this page, the status bar and href parameter of the link is: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=eu.chainfire.liveboot But the text copies when I do "Copy Link Location" ...
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running a firefox tar.bz install in my homedir with separate settings from a distro installed firefox

Work's mandated a specific version of firefox that's older than I'd like. They're cool with sysadmins and general tech folk running their own stuff (as long as it doesn't trip off the auto "is this ...
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Optimized versions of Firefox: are they worth it?

I've seen that some people have compiled themselves so-called "optimized" versions of Firefox, from the official source code. One example of such an optimized build is the "Blazing Fast", from Binary ...
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Proxy server with compression to reduce mobile data usage

I'm often on the road, connecting to the internet through my mobile hotspot which costs me around $10/GB. Chrome and Opera browsers have "off road" features that compress data to save on bandwidth via ...
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Get Firefox to display xmlns attributes

While working with some rather bulky XML documents, I've encountered the minor frustration that Firefox's XML viewer omits all xmlns attributes while retaining the prefixes that they define. Short of ...
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How to configure Firefox for NTLM SSO (Single-Sign-On)?

My computer and user belonging to the domain, I want to connect to my NTLM-SSO-enabled intranet website http://intranet without providing a login/password. How to do it with Mozilla Firefox?
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Auto add my account to Firefox when installing it silently

I want to make an unattended installation of Firefox so when I open it, it will automatically sync with my account, and I don't need to type it again. This Mozilla Wiki gives you information about ...
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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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Firefox contextual search icon is “400” for several providers

See the image below. When I right click a word in Firefox and the contextual search comes up, many providers have an icon which looks like "400" with something else written below it that I can't ...
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I am trying to get the slides from http://slidr.io/klyrr/localize-your-frontend#1 But not possible?

I am trying to get the slides at http://slidr.io/klyrr/localize-your-frontend#1 But I keep getting a Still Loading image and it is not stuck the are moving. From the Error Console I get the error ...
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How to uninstall Google Translate toolbar in Firefox

Suddenly I see Google translate toolbar popping up at any some non-English website. I never had this before and want it removed. But where..? I can't find anything under plugins or extensions, nor ...