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HRef File links in Firefox and Chrome

Hope someone can help. I know the Firefox file link topic has been done to death but I think I have folowed the rules and still get no joy. I have the following that I need to show all related ...
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What's an efficient way to turn a bunch of custom-edited Greasemonkey script @includes into user-includes?

I use Webcomic Reader very heavily, and have for a few years now. Before Greasemonkey added user includes, I built up a fair collection of custom @include rules in my local copy. This was a little ...
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Is there a way to find out how long a tab has been open, or when a tab opened?

I'm trying to find a way to show how long a particular tab has been open in Firefox. Alternatively, finding out when a tab was opened would work as I could calculate the open time myself. I'm willing ...
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Firefox : How to reset the new tab's tiles

I am using Firefox 34 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and when I press open a new tab it shows the most visited sites in a "tiles" format. Unfortunately for some reason the thumbnails of the tiles don't show ...
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What is FireFox's Device Manager used for?

In FireFox, there is a Device Manager (Options->Advanced->Certificates->Security Devices) that allows you to import middle-ware for cryptographic tokens (as far as can tell). Can someone tell me ...
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OS X: How to give different icons and titles to simultaneously running instances of Firefox

I often run two different instances of Firefox simultaneously. This works great, except that the various FF instances show up as identical-looking icons in the App Switcher (aka ⌘+tab), Dock, ...
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Webkit browsers froze while loading some pages

Some pages will just lag whole browser so it's impossible to work with it. It will just stop working. I've tried uninstalling, clearing all cache, cookies almost everything, even browser folders, ...
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Google Hangouts is auto adjusting sound system in Windows 7 even when I changed sound settings

I've already done the whole changing the sound settings in windows 7 to "Do Nothing" so that solution seems to be out the window. I'm trying to listen to music on youtube on Mozilla Firefox while I ...
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Why does copy and paste often fails with firefox on xfce?

I noticed that the classic X way of doing copy and paste with the mouse quite often do not work in firefox. In all other applications it still works as it should, I mark text, and paste it with the ...
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Firefox No Longer Works After Exception Breakpoint

I had non-updated version of Firefox I have been working with and had ~25 or so tabs opened. I had also Chrome opened with a dozen of tabs and I always keep them both running. As time goes, Firefox ...
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Prevent extra mouse buttons from acting as forward / back in Firefox on Linux?

I have a mouse with some extra buttons on it, and two of them on the side are treated as forward/back buttons by default for some reason - both in Windows and Linux. When using Windows, I can use ...
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Firefox - Using ctypes to activate a task bar item

I use a toolbar button in Firefox to toggle between normal and private windows. Here is the code: OpenBrowserWindow({private: !PrivateBrowsingUtils.isWindowPrivate(window)}); ...
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How can I force this redirection?

I currently use UAControl addon to force neogaf to recognize my computer as a mobile device, so when I visit m.neogaf.com and then browse around it stays on the mobile version instead of reverting ...
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Change behaviour of `tab` key cycling through Firefox user interface components

Firefox 34.0 introduced an "enhancement" for the search bar that is normally located the the top left. When I open a new tab (Ctrl+t), it opens to about:startpage. In my case, this is a Ubuntu ...
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Where is the WebRTC feature (dubbed 'hello') in Firefox 34?

I recently upgraded Firefox to version 34, expecting to see the new Hello WebRFC feature that I read about on OMG! Ubuntu as well as here and here. However, when going into customization mode, I do ...
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Why is Google Drive so heavy on my CPU during uploading files? [duplicate]

According to Task Manager on Ubuntu 14.04 uploading file using Firefox 34.0 to Google Drive takes more than 6 times more CPU power that uploading it to ADrive (12% baseline, 50% for Goggle, 18% for ...
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How can I search Firefox’s history, and then see links before and after

When I search Firefox’s history sidebar, and see an interesting result, I’d like to see what I did before & after that result. But the only way to see the full list will lose my search result.
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Force firefox to always download all files / disable “open with” option

Background: users open their webmail. Users click on attachments. Users click "Open with Word". Users edit their precious documents for hours. Users save word doc and exit. Users can't find file. ...
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How to quickly add a website to the list of trusted sites in IE 11?

I'm trying to solve the task of implementing the FireFox NoScript functionality in IE (my previous post regarding this problem is here). Let's consider this situation. I open a website in IE and ...
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FireFox's NoScript equivalent for IE 11 in Windows 8.1

For my IE 11 in Windows 8, I need a tool I can use to disable/enable JavaScripts on various web pages dynamically when I open a web page - something similar to what the NoScript plugin for FireFox ...
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Switch browser tabs with Ctrl+left and Ctrl+right possible? [duplicate]

I'm using Firefox for my browsing needs, and I want to make switching tabs a bit more intuitive. In my iTerm terminal I can use Ctrl+← and Ctrl+→ to switch a tab to the left or right. This ...
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Firefox - Facebook Notification Not Showing Up [migrated]

In Chrome, whenever there's a new Facebook message a notification would show up. But in Firefox the same functionality seems to be unavailable, nor does the facebook messager page ask to show ...
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How can I make Firefox automatically fill a username/password form and submit it?

In our staff lounge I have installed a PC with a large TV to display our company notices. The notices are published on an external SharePoint page at head office and displayed in the lounge with ...
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Windows 7: files acting hyperlinks

This may be a somewhat silly question, but have you ever wanted to write a text file whose only contents were a hyperlink, such that when the user clicks on this file, the web browser of choice ...
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FireFox's NoScript equivalent for Opera Next

It's good that Opera Next has the built-in ability to disable JavaScripts for websites by default. But it's tedious to open the corresponding settings page and add an exclusion if we want to enable ...
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Where Do Not Track Me / Blur saves its login info?

I'm using Do Not Track Me / Blur with Firefox. It has a setting where it saves the username and login info automatically for the sites you visit (the "remember login accounts" option, see below): ...
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How to reduce margins when printing a PDF?

I tried http://superuser.com/a/316966/269574 but to no avail. When I print as a PDF https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/372/335/case.html, the text is aligned left but covers only 60% of the ...
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All browsers can't (normally) open a specific website

I don't know why but all of my Windows 8 browsers (Firefox, Chrome, IE) fail to open a specific website and all its sub-domains. How can I find the problem ? Observation: I can open this website ...
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Google Calendar Speed on Firefox and Chrome

Recently I've noticed that Google Calendar on Firefox is much slower than on Chrome. By "slow" I mean that dragging around appointments and being able to drag another one is instant on Chrome but ...
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How to make Flash player use some more gpu power

I have a laptop Asus (x502ca) and I like to how to I can make flash player use more of my gpu. There was a firefox addon that did that perfectly but it was removed from Firefox addon store. In ...
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Firefox Tree Style Tab - How to close a tree in one click?

The plugin is great. But one thing I would like to do is to close the whole tree in one click, e.g. just by clicking the middle key of my mouse on the parent tab of the tree. Is that doable? To right ...
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In what file are the position of ui widgets in firefox saved?

I'm trying to change the position of the homepage button, but don't have the luxury of being able to do it via the GUI. I was trying to find the file (probably a .xul file?) where the positions of ...
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How do I place new sites onto the newtab page in Firefox

I’m using Firefox 33.1 on an iMac running Mac OS X 10.9.5. How do I add new tab icons in the newtab showing the most viewed sites?
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How to disable VLC plugin for Firefox?

How do you completely remove and/or disable the VLC plugin for Firefox? Standalone VLC is great, but for some reason, it never works in Firefox. It takes forever to load and then it doesn't play ...
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Windows 8.1 pro, emergency-reset and browsers' history

Sometimes it happens, a program hangs up my computer, and I turn off the power, when I can't fix it somehow. I was extremely surprised!!! when (I have many tabs in my two browsers - opera 12 about 100 ...
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Firefox cannot download certain files when set to ask where to save files

This does not happen with all files, just with some downloads that seem to have nothing special, like from launchpad or deviantart. The same files are downloaded if the setting is changed to download ...
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HTML5 videos first seconds bad quality on Firefox

I noticed something weird on html5 videos when using firefox, the first few seconds it looks really bad, then it looks normal. If I use the progress bar to restart the video it looks fine from the ...
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Videos from website do not show in Firefox running on Windows XP

This problem shows up using Firefox 33.1.1 on Windows XP (Service Pack 3). NBA Stats allows you to review past games by watching play-by-play video segments. I use this website to cross-check my logs ...
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Meaningless characters appear on 1st time load only, of all Google websites - anyone come across this before?

For a while I've been getting a really weird problem on my browser. It mainly affects Google websites specifically. Unfortunately there are a lot of "maybes". Rather than trying to test every last ...
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Why does Firefox say it's already running when there's only one profile in use, no-remote switch not used?

I know that if you start your default Firefox profile with the no-remote switch, you won't be able to click on links in other apps without getting the "Firefox is already running" message. However, I ...
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Why does firefox still display website ssl to be 128 bit encrypted after changing to 256

I recently renewed an ssl certificate to use SHA-2 but on firefox the website still shows to be SHA-1 and 128 bit encrypted, on all other browsers it show SHA-2 , 256 bit. Can anybody help me with ...
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Browser redirects links to Adfoc.us [duplicate]

Since yesterday when I open a link, browser redirect it to "adfocus.us" site! for example: I open: test.com and browser redirect to: adfocus.us This redirection happens after going to page (not ...
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Firefox prompts to activate Adobe Acrobat despite “Always activate” enabled

I'm using Firefox v33.1.1 on Windows and I can't get Acrobat reader to activate automatically. For instance, I was trying to view this PDF document and I received the "Activate Adobe Acrobat" screen. ...
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How to switch an extension's language?

Unfortunately some Firefox extensions include rather bad/or incomplete translations into my locale (German), and I'd really prefer having them in English instead. However, I do not want to change my ...
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Bookmarks - sync OS X Firefox with iPhone / iPad Safari

I'm a Firefox user. I want to keep my bookmarks synchronised on all devices - desktop (Firefox Sync works great but just between my desktop instances), iPhone and iPad. Since there is no FF for iPad ...
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How to reduce annoyances on websites visited? Already using Ghostery and Adblock

I'm using Firefox 33.1.1 with Ghostery and Adblock Edge. I tried using Adblock Plus, but after finding many ads weren't being blocked switched to Edge. It seems like more ads are getting through than ...
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How to force Firefox to fake the system's screen resolution like TOR does?

When using any service like this one. You’ll notice TOR Browser sends the current windows’ width and height as if they were the computer’s real screen resolution; TOR is basically lying here. I wish ...
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passwords on upgraded firefox

I was running firefox 22.0 on Fedora 17 and installed firefox 33.1.1. I saved the old firefox so I can switch between. Both show that they are using the same profile. Using 22.0 I can see my ...
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back and forward buttons in Firefox

Firefox had problems with one specific site: clicking on any link showed the animated circle, indicating that the page was being fetched. But further nothing happened, and I couldn't even close the ...
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Why doesn't Google Chrome suggest saved usernames in a drop-down menu?

In firefox, when you save multiple usernames for a login site, for example gmail, firefox suggests you these saved usernames in a drop-down list when you click in the username entry box. But Google ...