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How to increase volume above the system's maximum volume?

Sometimes I feel watching some youtube in Chrome has very low volume even if I turn everything to 100%. Is there any tools can increase volume above the system's maximum? I know IndieVolume does, but ...
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Firefox quickly forget HTTP Basic Auth

How can I make Firefox "invalidate" it's saved HTTP Basic Auth credentials for a website from the client side? Currently, I have to restart the browser, which is rather cumbersome with multiple tabs ...
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Copy from the element inspector with the same format

I see the following on a page source (Ctrl + U): <span><a href="home.html">Home</a> | <a href="contact.html">Contact</a></span> But when I see the page elements ...
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Where is my Plus button (Firefox)?

There is a button known as "add a new tab button" or Plus as I call it by its pet name. It just disappeared the other day. It's been missing for days now. I don't know what to do. I am really worried ...
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How do I get a similar awesome bar (from Firefox) in Chrome?

Before switching to Chrome, I always used Firefox, and I always really liked how you could type into the address bar and it would search (a fuzzy search!) for pages that were in the history that ...
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How to change the opacity of the firefox bookmarks toolbar?

It appears that with my update to Firefox 44 a few days ago, the bookmarks toolbar has gained the same opacity as the URL toolbar (adding something like 50% of a gray tone). That's ugly. I have ...
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How to disable GtkFileChooserDialog search?

If I want to open or save a file in an gtk3 app (eg firefox) I get an unwanted search function after tiping a character. Old and productive behaviour: typing d gives me the first file beginning with ...
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How to set the default filetype when editing a text field in gVim with Pentadactyl?

When editing a text field in Pentadactyl (or Vimperator) pressing C-i will copy its contents to a temporary file, which is then opened in an external editor (that defaults to gVim). Since this file ...
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I copied Chrome's, Opera's and Firefox' folders from my old computer onto my new. Is there a way to retrieve my tabs from them?

I am using Windows 10, and I copied all the mentioned browsers' installation folders from a computer that used to run on Windows 8.1. While there doesn't seem to be anything in Opera's folder, there ...
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How to view PDFs in Firefox using SumatraPDF

I am trying to view a PDF document in my browser (Firefox 3.6 for Windows XP), like the Adobe Reader does, but using Sumatra PDF instead. However, when I try to do this, it comes up in a separate ...
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What is the “Block Element” in Firefox?

Using Firefox 38.6.0 on RHEL7, if I right click on an image on a webpage, I can see: "Block element". If I accidentally blocked an image, how can I enable it again, where is the list of blocked ...
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How this letter changes from f to r in address bar

Recently while i was browsing at offensive security website at firefox ,the words 'offensive' appears to be oRensive at address bar,Kindly have a look at the below snapshot : Note at the address ...
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How to configure shift + left click to be 'copy link' in Firefox

I want to copy some links into clipboard manager; the standard right click -> copy link is not convenient.
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I want a command to erase all temp files of all users but i dont want to delete their bookmarks on chrome and firefox

This is the code i am using to erase all the temporary files in the user machines, but i want to make it NOT erase the bookmarks of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, i already did some research and ...
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Firefox external onfly interaction

Background: I'm trying to make a set of scripts to allow myself edit stylish themes in external editor (vi in my case). In order to do that I store styles.css as external file, edit it and upload with ...
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How to enable the new 3D page inspector view in Firefox 11

With firefox 11 there is a new feature called 3D page inspector which I would like to test because I think is really useful. However, I can't really find where this should be enable or how to do it! ...
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Is it possible to disable Firefox top part transparency?

Apparently, this has been an issue for a lot of users starting from the version 4 where the transparent top was first released. Most users are satisfied with simply disabling Aero system-wide. But I ...
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Use Media Keys for Soundcloud, YouTube, etc.. in Firefox?

I'm using Firefox in version 39.0. My keyboard has Media Keys and I want to use them for controlling sites like Soundcloud, Youtube, etc.. Is that possible?
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Mozilla firefox “The connection was reset” on google results

When I search for something on Google (which is mostly about programming and computers etc.), it shows some results. But when I click on them, or open them in a New Tab, I see this error on Mozilla ...
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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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If I remove a CA from Firefox, will it be back after an update?

If I remove a Certificate Authority from the Firefox GUI, then is it permanently removed? Or all will be back after the next Firefox update?
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How to migrate Firefox bookmarks with tags to Chrome?

Firefox exports HTML without tags, or else as a JSON file. Since Chrome doesn't do tagging, a workaround would be to put the tags in the title so that text is still searchable once imported to Chrome. ...
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Firefox 44 will not start on my Windows 7

The problem is, Firefox window will not open when I try to start it. I can only see a process appear in the task manager, but no window will show up. It used to work fine but something, possibly an ...
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Atrocious font rendering in Firefox on Linux

Firefox (actually Iceweasel since I'm on Debian) fails to render some texts properly. It only seems to happen on some sites, for example on Stack Exchange sites everything looks pretty normal. I don't ...
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Problem in Displaying HTML Files' Icons in Win 7?

I have Windows 7 x64 (built 7600). I just installed Firefox 3.6 and I set it as my default browser, upon I've set that all of my HTML files were been without any icons! Could you please guide me how I ...
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Change the white background in webpages to another color

I'm currently using a dark theme in Firefox. It looks really nice, but many webpages use a plain white background. The resulting contrast is a little unpleasant and sometimes hurts the eye when I ...
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Import passwords to opera on android [migrated]

Would like to know how to import passwords to opera from chrome or firefox on android. I know there's an assistant for desktop versions of opera, but couldn't find such option for opera mini or ...
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How does adware infection work in Firefox, and how to get rid of it? [duplicate]

For the last few weeks I've had the following happening, using Windows 8.1 and Firefox V44. The only active add-ons are Adblock Plus, Flashblock and Norton Identity Safe: First, Norton Internet ...
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Firefox tabs flicker

I have an issue with Firefox which makes me unable to use it. All tabs flicker. It looks like they are refreshing very rapidly. When I try to open a page in a tab, I got nothing (looks like back ...
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1answer
177 views

How to enable electrolysis (e10s) on Mozilla Firefox Beta

How to enable electrolysis for beta? They testing it right now via A/B testing on this feature so it's their... it should be possible to enable it manually (certainly through about:config) but I ...
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How to remove User-Agent for Firefox

How to remove User-Agent for Firefox The goal is to remove this header from all web requests, in case you don't want sites to know which OS are you using.
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How to redirect YouTube's videos URL (googlevideo.com) from HTTPS to https automatically?

I am using FireFox on Linux and I want to redirect HTTP URLs in YouTube videos to HTTPS. YouTube’s videos are from googlevideo.com so I want to use HTTPS instead of HTTP: ...
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How to install libav manually for Video Download Helper on Windows 7?

I'm trying to get the Firefox Extension "Video Download Helper" (VDH) to convert and record videos. The suggested way of doing this is to install a precompiled version of libav called "Convert Helper" ...
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Firefox cannot save files (most of the time), how to solve?

This is not a full duplicate of this question or this question, though the base question is the same. However, those questions have no answers. For over a half a year I have problems downloading ...
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1answer
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How to open cURL in Firefox or other web browser?

I have Firebug installed in Firefox. In the Net panel there are all network requests listed. When I right-click and choose Copy as cURL, how do I use this cURL? How can I repeat my POST request data ...
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Hide status line / bottom bar in vimperator?

Is there a way to hide or maybe just autohide the status bar in vimperator?
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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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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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Babylon can't recognize text on Firefox & IE 9

Before I upgraded to Firefox 4 & IE 9, Babylon was succesfully recognizing text on those browsers. After the upgrade, it cannot recognize text anymore. I've played with the OCR Optimization in the ...
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Firefox: how to debug SSL error

I am behind a firewall that uses SSL interception. I have installed the CA certificate of the proxy in Firefox, and most SSL connections are established correctly. However, in same cases the ...
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How do I clear cookies in Firefox?

I keep getting recommendations from specific undesired websites, although I have cleared cookies multiple times in Firefox and used CCleaner also to cleanse Firefox completely. How do I clear browser ...
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Open a firefox new tab in reader view

I'm using Firefox and I like to use the distraction-free "reader view" when I'm reading some text. My current process is right-click on a link, click in "Open in a new tab" and then click on the ...
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Why is Chrome's download speed significantly lower?

Recently I've been having a lot of trouble with Chrome's download speeds. Upon starting up, everything is fine. However after a few minutes, ping latency and download speeds slow down to a crawl. The ...
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How to open links from email clients like Thunderbird and N1 with custom configuration in Firefox?

What I want to do is that every time when I click on a link in Thunderbird or Nylas N1, depending on which email address the link contains, to open Firefox with a specific user profile. I'm using ...
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Text box selection drag direction

Often I am in a program or web page and need to drag-select text in a one-line text box - say to remove part of a search query and replace it with another. What often happens is I'll select, type the ...
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Firefox on-the-fly search engine change

I consult a lot of different searchable sites for information, and I was wondering if there's an add-on or inbuilt feature to have Firefox use a different search engine on-the-fly. For example, if I ...
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533 views

Does javascript have access to my bookmarks and history?

I'm using RefControl addon for firefox, to avoid sending the referer in the headers. But now I'm wondering if the previous page or even my full history can be viewed by websites with javascript. And ...
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Web Application buggy on user's PC only regardless of browser

I have a user that is attempting to run reports in a web application (Avantgard Treasury by Sungard). The user sn using Chrome to access this application. When arriving on the screen to run reports ...
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How to change Mozilla Firefox quit shortcut?

I'm using Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu(version - 39.0) I want to change the quit short-cut which is currently Ctrl+Q.. To some other keys, because sometime while closing tabs with Ctrl+W., I ...
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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 ...