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AdblockPlus rule to allow everything within a specific IFrame

I'm playing a browsergame where you can earn ingame-premium-currency by watching various ads/movies/special offers/etc. My Firefox Addon Adblock Plus is doing a pretty good job in blocking all those ...
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how to change the file download location of firefox using javascript

i need to export some files on local machine . so i need to choose some location to save files. Instead of that i need to exported file in certain location in my local machine automatically. Is it ...
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How to login to Firefox Tabs remotely?

I want access to remote firefox on ubuntu process and run tabs from it in my windows machines. I need same profile/cookies/now saved passwords/etc for all my connections. When now I'm using MobaXterm ...
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Privacy and firefox's new “Share Services”

Firefox now has a special share button built in. I quite like this idea but I have a policy of not being signed in on social media sites as I browse (because of all the tracking via those companies' ...
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how to inspect the footer of a website with Firefox GCLI plugin?

How do I use GCLI to view the footer for a wordpress blog? Typically, the footer isn't viewable because as you scroll down, older items are loaded to the page. While not infinite, for practical ...
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Is there a way to resize text in Firefox for Android similar to the Text Resizer addon in Dolphin? [migrated]

Does anyone know if there is a way to resize text in Firefox for Android similar to the Text Resizer addon in Dolphin? Cheers, Sean
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CSS Rules & Box Model at same time in Firefox Developer Edition

I've been using FFDE since it was released and have found myself gravitating back to FF for debugging pages from Chrome, however the one thing I'm really missing is having a heads up view of both the ...
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How do I disable Firefox's “Hello” video-chat feautre?

A recent update of Firefox added video-chat/IM feature, the last thing I want in a browser. How do I completely disable it? (Not merely remove the option from toolbar)
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Firefox: can you search and open links with keyboard?

In Google Chrome, I can search a page for keywords, and when over a link, I can press Ctrl+Enter to open that link. This makes keyboard navigation relatively effective. I haven't been able to find ...
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FireFTP warning when remote file changed

I use FireFTP on Firefox to edit remote FTP files (my editor is phpDesigner). When you work with other people sometimes more than one person edit the same file. Is there any FireFTP option to show a ...
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Right click in Flash, why does it crash?

This has been bugging me for so long that i already learned to accept it as something unavoidable. I had this problem on Windows 7, 8, 8.1 on different hardware and Firefox- and Flash player versions. ...
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How to open JavaScript link in new tab

I’m stuck using a crappy website that is very dynamic and uses a lot of JavaScript, basically it has a table with many rows, each containing a link. Initially the rows are in a very poor order and I ...
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Allocate more RAM to Chrome?

I have a lot of RAM on my computer, and recently allocated a bunch more to Firefox using this article: (http://smallbusiness.chron.com/set-ram-cache-firefox-41282.html) I'd like to now do the same ...
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Why do images from some Tumblr pages not load, but using wget on them works?

Helping a friend out with their Internet connection because “some pages won’t load”, I noticed that the problem was that the images of certain blogs' image posts weren’t loading on the browser. I ...
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How do I disable HTML5 validation in Firefox?

I'm looking for a setting (about:config) that will turn off browser validation of HTML5 input elements like type="email" and max="5", etc. I'm not looking for a plugin, and the novalidate attribute ...
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How to transfer all filters and exceptions from Adblock Plus to uBlock?

I have collected a bunch of filters, both subscriptions and custom, and set a lot of exceptions and specific rules on ABP on my Firefox. Trying out uBlock, Is there a way to cleanly transfer all those ...
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Windows 7 won't close programs even in task manager

Last week I noticed this happening for the first time. Firefox froze up and wouldn't load any new pages. The internet was working fine but the browser was stuck. So I closed the window and when I ...
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Configuring firefox to use a chain proxy

I live in college and I access internet through a local http proxy. I want to access internet through external http/SOCKS5 proxies which are freely available. How to configure Firefox to do that? ...
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Why is Google Chrome not sending If-None-Match headers in HTTP requests?

I'm hitting this url: http://www.spotlight.com/photo/~30x50/ffffff/crop/1/M195605.jpg in Google Chrome 40.0.2214.115 m and in Firefox 33.0.2 In Firefox, when I press F5 to refresh the page, it ...
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Have Firefox prompt whether to open PDF in browser, or in external application, or for saving?

How can I get Firefox to give me a prompt, -- either natively, or through a plug-in, -- which will ask me: if I want to preview the PDF in the browser using pdfjs, or if I want to open the PDF in ...
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IIS Express fails binding to IP

I'm having trouble viewing my in-development websites on some remote devices like iPad, Nexus phone, etc. I'm using IIS Express. I've set up the bindings this way: <site name="WebApplication1" ...
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How to remove mystartsearch.com from browsers [duplicate]

Today, my sister accidentally downloaded an adware/spyware into my PC. Now, every-time I open up any browsers, I will see mystartsearch.com homepage. I tried all the best I can based on my knowledge ...
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Element Hiding Helper stopped working today in Firefox

Ever since it came out, I've used Element Hiding Helper with AdBlock Plus in Firefox. I have not installed anything, updated anything, changed any settings, or done anything differently with my ...
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How to make clicking a link in external app use running firefox profile

I use more than one firefox profile on Linux. If I click on a link in an external application, instead of opening the URL in a running browser window, I get a firefox profile manager dialog. How can ...
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Firefox - How to preload newtab page

I set my new tab page to http://www.google.com and it takes a while before it fully load up. I want it be preloaded on the background or directly to my memory so that if I open a new tab it will ...
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Does Firefox use some default “chrome.css” from which I can learn how to change my own userChrome.css?

I want to change the way Firefox (or Iceweasel in my case) handles highlighting of tabs. This is how it is done as of now (the bottom tab is highlighted, the top is colored). I basically want to ...
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Is there a way to view a site from a web browser's cache?

A website I saw on my local network recently appears to have gone down. I don't have control over the device that serves the site, so I can't simply bring it back up or troubleshoot it directly ...
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Why does the Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus recommends against binding a rule to every domain?

I'm running Firefox with Adblock Plus and Element Hiding Helper on a Windows 8 laptop. I use Element Hiding Helper to hide all sorts of annoyances and distractions, including the "You Might Also ...
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Xmodmap ignored in Firefox, revisited

Related posts, but no solution: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20386403/xmonad-xmodmap-changed-tab-to-alt-gr-but-it-doesnt-work-on-firefox-or-thunderbi Iso_level3_shift key not working in Firefox ...
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Problems with Chrome and Opera

I have been having more and more problems with Google Chrome. I try to open my webmail (charter.net) and it always locks up when logging in. Just shows a plain white screen. I tried using Opera and ...
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Getting a URL from search results based on a query, and updating in a web page

Trying to find a way to do this process on a daily or even hourly basis: Go to Amazon and search for "item" Find a specific product in the search results (it will always have the same title) Capture ...
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unable to open phpmyadmin Error during session start; please check your PHP …etc

I have installed xampp on ubuntu. I can access on firefox localhost/xampp. However when I go to phpmyadmin on the left it comes up with "phpMyAdmin - Error" Then underneath that it has this: "Error ...
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Why does Firefox create inbound firewall rules?

We were poking around in the Windows 8.1 Advanced Firewall interface and we are noticing that there are two Inbound program rules created for C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe Private ...
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Firefox: what is the parameter to know if the cache will be cleared when closing the browser?

in the list of paramters after outputting about:config, what is the parameter to know if the cache will be cleared when closing the browser?
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Firefox doesn't update?

![enter image description here][1]I am using firefox 35.0.1 and tried to update to 36.0 today morning, I opened the "About Firefox" dialogue box to update firefox, it shows ![Checking for Update][1] ...
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Local storage Flash player

I've recently moved to Firefox from Chrome. On each site that uses Flash Player I cannot watch anything because 'local storage is locked'. I've tried to change settings from 100kb to unlimited, tried ...
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Firefox - block authentication dialog

Is there any way to block authentication dialogs? I tried the AdBlockPlus addon. This does not seem to prevent Authorization required. I'm using selenium for browser automatisation. When there comes ...
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How to add custom scripts to Firefox context menu?

In Opera I was able to add an item to the context menu which was bound to a script on my filesystem. So, for example, when I right-clicked an image and clicked on this menu-item, the URL was passed to ...
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Disable JS-initiated print actions in firefox 31

How do I prevent web pages from displaying the print dialog in firefox 31? In firefox 17 I used user_pref("capability.policy.default.Window.print", "noAccess"); to disable JS-initiated print actions, ...
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Having trouble connecting to Internet [duplicate]

I am getting that same message: [Rocket Tab] DNS look up for "d2e24t2jgcnor2.webhostoid.com" failed. no such host is known! I have unchecked the proxy and it still does not work! What else ...
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shortcut key to detach a tab in firefox (move tab to new window)

In FF, I can move a tab to a new window by either dragging the tab out of the browser, or right clicking the "move to to window" option from the context menu. is there a shortcut key to move the ...
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How to not show open with window for download file in Firefox?

I have Firefox version 35.0.1 (the most recent) up to this date. I have set to use mTorrent as the default application to open when I try to download a torrent file but everytime the window with ...
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Change Firefox search engine for main search box when new tab is opened

I'm having trouble getting all my searches not to use yahoo.com as my search engine in Firefox. After changing settings in Preferences>Search to Google, Firefox still uses Yahoo when I open a new tab ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...