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Remove “- Mozilla Firefox” from title?

You know, this "Mozilla Firefox" appearing on each lines when you hover Firefox taskbar icon? I find this totally useless! I'm talking about this:
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How do I use the Google data compression proxy on Firefox?

I am using GNU Icecat (GNU version of Mozilla Firefox) on Trisquel GNU/Linux. In order to minimize/optimize data usage while web surfing, I want to use Google's data compression proxy. So, how do I ...
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Firefox busted after Dell Ubuntu auto-update

I have the Dell Mini 9 with Ubuntu. After an auto-update a few weeks ago, whenever I try to launch Firefox I get the message: Failed to execute child process No such file or directory So I tried ...
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Extended Firefox use causes my sound to cut out

I have Dell PC, and I use Windows XP. After using Firefox for extended periods, my audio starts cutting out, as though someone is pressing play and pause continuously, and the mouse pointer lags. ...
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Malware: how to remove annoying extra argument when Firefox & Chrome processes start

I am in the midst of a malware cleanup, as a result of making the rookie mistake of trying out an .exe file from an unreliable source. Anyway, the malware seemingly turned out to be some sort of ...
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Firefox Not Playing HTML5 Audio, Using ALSA with Modification

Some time ago, I faced a problem with my Eee PC 901's left speaker and had to disconnect same. Quite naturally, I wanted to find a way to downmix the stereo audio to mono and pipe it all out the ...
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How to transfer a webpage from firefox on ubuntu server to firefox on local windows machine

I am trying to access a url on firefox on my ubuntu server but the firefox freezes after every few seconds. I would like to access the url from the firefox on my local machine. I read in the internet ...
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Stop websites from changing scroll speed in Firefox

How can I stop websites that change my mouse wheel scrolling speed. For instance the new Youtube design changed that I have to scroll 500% more which I find a horrible user experience. Is there a way ...
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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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How to perform automatic translation browsing on Firefox?

Problem: I'm searching for a (miraculous) way to perform automatic translation browsing, according to following requirements. Mandatory requirements: 1. Translate pages automatically after entering ...
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Unable to enable webgl in firefox 45, webgl.disabled is locked to true

I am using firefox 45.2.0, and have a NVIDIA Quadro K5000. This is a work managed computer so do not have admin rights, but everything else in the about:config I can change except webgl.disabled, as ...
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How do I increase the height of the URL bar in Firefox?

Firefox 47 on Kubuntu 16. The URL Bar is so tiny it's difficult to read. If I increase the height of the URL Bar in userChrome.css like so: #urlbar {height: 40px !important} then the URL bar ...
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Firefox and IE can't connect to the internet, but ping works

I was over at a friend's house and her roommate complained of computer troubles. A standard Dell laptop running Vista. When plugged into the internet (no router) both IE and Firefox would refuse to ...
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Unable to reach the AlienWareArena Sign-in page, too many redirects

Whenever I try to get onto the sign-in page on Alienwarearena.com (NA and EU both) I get the error "The page isn't redirecting properly" on Firefox and "The na.alienwarearena.com page isn’t working" ...
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Firefox 43.0.1 says google.com uses invalid certificate and does not allow to add exceptions

I assume Firefox developers did something wrong with last release (43.0.1) since I get this error after installing updates: This Connection is Untrusted You have asked Firefox to connect ...
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Is there a way to identify the busy (CPU-consuming) tab in Firefox? [duplicate]

Sometimes there's a nasty, guilty, CPU-hogging tab in Firefox that's maxing one of my CPU cores and making the whole browser sluggish. I'd like to find it and close it. Sometimes I get lucky, but ...
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Adblock Plus: Write rules matching links?

I have a site that has a banner. The banner comes from the own site to circumvent Adblocks, so you can't just block the image tag otherwise all images of that site wouldn't be displayed. The image tag ...
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How to stop cloudflare authentications when visiting a site?

I have multiple systems running in the same network, but when I try to visit some websites, I always get the Cloudflare authentication captchas. It is really irritating, because I don't face it in my ...
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How do to see day when you access a site?

I enter a site last year, using firefox for that, ex: www.somesite.com In the history Ctrl + h I can to see that entry to the site, but I can not see the date, when I enter In the history of the ...
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How to import only selected bookmarks from Firefox, to Chrome, and Internet Explorer?

I already know, and so ask not, how to import ALL bookmarks from Firefox. Instead, how do I import only SELECTED bookmarks and their folders, from Firefox, to Google Chrome and Microsoft IE? I ask ...
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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 https://www.google....
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How do I prevent pages I visit from overriding selected Firefox shortcut keys?

In Firefox, how can I prevent pages from overriding Firefox built-in keyboard shortcuts through Javascript on a per-key basis? Preferably on a per-site basis, too? The most frustrating override is the ...
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How can I clear a single site from the cache in Firefox?

In Firefox, I occasionally need to clear my cache to fix a website. But clearing the entire cache seems like extreme overkill. Is there any way to just clear the one site from my cache?
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My browsers freezes or stop working + unresponsive tab + can't close tabs

I'm using google-chrome, firefox and opera as browsers on my PC.The problem is that sometimes (or quite a lot of times) the browser freezes or stop working. For example chrome will tell me after a ...
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How to transfer Firefox passwords to Opera

I'm trying to go from Firefox to Opera. I was able to transfer the bookmarks, but what about the saved passwords?
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I keep getting certificate errors and websites not loading correctly or really slow

It all started when I changed the "Internet Time Settings" server to something else because it didn't get the correct time. After I have found a correct server the time was correct (also is now), and ...
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Firefox and WebM - movie looks like a picture - in image boards you don't see if pic or vid in overview mode

example URL: AnonIB (NSFW) when a WebM embedded into website it looks like a picture. Is there some setting or plugin to see in first view that it's a video, not a picture? In image boards with lots ...
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How to run Tor as proxy for local network

I'm trying to use Tor as standalone socks server available for whole local network. I've set up connection in my torcc file as follows: #listen on all IPs SocksListenAddress 0.0.0.0 SocksPort 9150 ...
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How to fix Firefox memory leak?

My firefox has been continually leaking memory for years now (as in, it started several versions back, currently on 42.0). At some point, when it reaches the 2.2GB mark, it starts having rendering ...
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help on vimperator tabcompletion

I am a vim user. I installed the vimperator add on for firefox recently. I love it. But I am stuck up with the autocomplete of urls. How do i walk through (or choose) from the list of autocomplete ...
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How is this Microsoft website communicating with my operating system to see the status of the troubleshooting program I downloaded?

On this Microsoft website there is a diagnostic tool that I downloaded to fix the Windows store. Once I ran the tool the website provided the status of the app. I don’t understand how the website is ...
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How to make vertical scrollbar wider on firefox

I'm seeking a method of making the vertical scroll bar in Firefox wider so it's easier to grab on a touchscreen PC.
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Unable to close tabs - they keep appearing again in Firefox

I have opened a dozen Firefox windows and I have about twenty tabs in every window. I have set, that FF starts with tabs from last session (that is what I want). Now, Firefox sometimes crashes (when ...
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I can't start Mozilla Servo Nightly Build on my Debian 8.5 x64

I just downloaded Servo Nightly Build for Linux x64 (by Mozilla, based on Rust) from: https://servo-builds.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html I followed instructions for Linux (which are pretty simple): - ...
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Firefox and System connects to novastor.com despite not being installed [W7]

Okay this is weirdly creepy. This has been happening for a few months now. Novastor.com logs Resource monitor logs show my computer connecting to novastor.com despite currently not being installed. ...
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Why do IE11 and Firefox not use JavaScript when they could? [migrated]

Most important: Any ideas on what I'm doing wrong with using JavaScript, especially on IE11 and Firefox? Bonus question; if this is out of scope, please feel free to leave this alone: Any ideas why 3 ...
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Sync FireFox sessions without closing FireFox

I've read http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31430906/how-to-sync-session-manager-sessions-accross-devices-in-firefox but it requires FireFox to be closed so session files are synced and reloaded. Is ...
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How to override the CSS of a site in Firefox with userContent.css?

In Mozilla Firefox, I want to create userContent.css which overrides the CSS of a site, say this one. Where should I create the file? Could you please describe it based on Windows 7?
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How to see OCSP queries at Firefox network inspector?

Firefox checks OCSP certificates by default [1], but the network calls are not intercepted by the network tab inspector. Is there a way to see these OCSP requests through the network tab inspector? ...
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How to disable permission to read 'System Fonts' and 'Browser Plugin Details' in Chrome and Firefox

Going to http://panopticlick.eff.org/ I can see that that Firefox and Chrome expose more about 'System Fonts' and 'Browser Plugin Details' than I prefer. How can the permission of a web page to ...
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Deny websites to verify installed extensions in Firefox

When I visit websites they automatically detect which Browser I'm using and which extensions are installed on the browser (besides a bunch of other information). How do i deny websites access to this ...
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Firefox: select item in long dropdown list using search

I have to select an item in a dropdown select list which has 4000 items (options) in it. Typing the first letters helps, but it would really help if I could use search for this. The default search ...
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Is there standard ways to found popup root?

many time ago I download file from Russian site it install browser Without permission.I have many popup blockers in my browser and I reset my browser to default I uninstall Russian browser I want ...
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How to achieve high-quality downscaling of diagrams (like in Firefox)?

I often need to downscale raster images consisting of thick straight lines and other thick curves, like this one. Using GIMP 2.8.16 and its various interpolation options to resize the image to 600×...
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Notepad++ turning my angle brackets into comments automatically

I'll be quick. I'm creating a simple website that generates a set of random characters, but I'm having a little trouble with the php code. From what I can see, Notepad++ is automatically turning my ...
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How to get fullscreen browser on multiple screens

I am setting up a PC that will have 3 touch screens that is meant to display one web page stretched across all 3 screens. I've noticed that when using the chrome or firefox full-screen mode (F11) it ...
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VMware vCenter 6.0 webclient with IE 11 not loading

This is silly but I am having the hardest time getting the vCenter server webclient working. I am able to sign in but then just get a white page on IE11 and server 2012 R2. In chrome/firefox I can get ...
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Why are there extraneous brackets in my Firefox dialogs?

For approximately two months (after an upgrade to version ~45) my Firefox dialogs have had extraneous brackets (see diagram). This happens on both Windows and Ubuntu. Is this a Firefox bug, a change ...
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How can I add a certificate exception for an HSTS-protected site in Firefox?

I'm extremely irritated with Firefox's constantly blocking lastpass.com . It is a well known website that stores all my passwords. I need that website to access hundreds of websites. Side note: ...
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Always allow microphone usage in Mozilla Firefox

Is there a way to always allow Mozilla Firefox to use my microphone for a certain site? Whenever I click the mic button it asks if Firefox is allowed to use my mic, how can I set it to always allow?