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On Ubuntu 14.04 with laptop mousepad disabled, how do I paste from clipboard?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my brand new laptop, having disabled the mousepad, so as to get used to the keyboard, I have just set up my Github account and SSH. The final step of account setup is ...
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Firefox: change/disable default keyboard shortcut configuration

I have installed the Keyconfig add-on and configured it to toggle Offline Mode on Firefox, whenever I press Ctrl + Shift + O. It worked fine on previous versions of Firefox (before version 28.0). ...
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Firefox: Disable External CSS Files from Loading

I know that I can disable the downloading of external JS files on the Firefox browser (using either about:config or certain add-ons (e.g. QuickJava)). Is there some way to block the downloading of ...
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Created A Custom Protocol For VLC, but VLC doesn't like it?

Trying to add a custom protocol vlc:/// to my Windows 8 system so that hyperlinks using it will open the file in VLC instead of my browser. It does try to open the file, but then VLC says it's ...
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Disabling drop down menus on websites

Using FireFox, is there a way I can disable drop-down menus on certain websites? These are the menus that automatically drop down—with the list of options, commands, etc…—when you hover your mouse ...
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How can I play a HTML5 or Flash video with keyboard shortcuts on a system without a mouse?

Original Question The Firefox help pages state: After you click on the media on a web page, to give it focus, you can control the playback with your keyboard. But how can we initially give it ...
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How to override text color for all websites (using userContent.css) in FireFox?

Many websites—such as Google search results—display grey text on white background. On my display, the grey color is hard to see. Can I override text color for all websites, without affecting ...
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How can I enable ClearType fonts in Firefox?

Is there a way to enable ClearType font rendering in Firefox tabs, regardless of the O/S settings? Some pages look awful on FF, while look much better in Internet Explorer. My understanding is that ...
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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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How can I remove the ads by browser shop virus?

I've tried what everyone says to do, like removing the programs and resetting ALL my browsers and reinstalling chrome and firefox, and I've run scans with malwarebytes, adwcleaner, hitman, basically ...
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4K videos won't play on YouTube. Why?

I have the latest version of Flash for Windows and I'm using Firefox. It's not that Flash has a problem; it's that videos in 4K resolution do not show anything. For example, the videos will load and ...
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Disable the caret browsing permanently in Firefox on a Mac?

I don't use the caret browsing and I want to remove F7 key function from Firefox. Can that be done?
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Firefox opens directories with kdesvn

When I open the containing folder for a download in Firefox it launches kdesvn (which then fails). This isn't listed in the Applications tab in the Preferences window, and grepping kdesvn in ...
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One of my friend's accounts can't log into a website, happening only on their IP, on multiple devices: why?

It simply says their username and password is incorrect even when it is. Their other account on the website is fine, but for this one, they can't log on on anything related to their IP address. When ...
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Firefox with profiles — just use the default

For quite a while, I have used Firefox on my Windows 7 laptop and a single profile. When I open up Outlook or Pidgin or whatever, and I click on a link, that link opens up as a new tab in my Firefox ...
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Firefox and Chrome redirecting IPv6 to Google search

There are already answers how to teach those browsers to resolve the targets (enable ipv6 dns), but my problem is, when I enter an address (including http): http://2001:db8:0:1::10:1ff ...
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How to set Firefox to open any/all links in a new tab?

As an example, when I click on a link from Google search result, I want them to open in a new tab as default (should work for every sites) Is there any thing that I can change in the about:config? ...
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How to make KeePass AutoType use per-process instead of per-window passwords?

When I press the AutoType hotkey, KeePass (2.x) displays the "AutoType entry selection" window, containing a list of passwords to choose from because it's not able to tell which is the right one only ...
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CTRL + SPACE Shortcut Key for Context Menu on Mac

I'm writing as a last resort after my many hours of searching.... My System is: Mac OS X 10.9.4 Firefox 31.1.1 Thunderbird 31.1.2 It seems I must be going about my goal to access the context menu ...
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Disable sync on each bookmark change

Each time I add or change a bookmark in Firefox, the bookmarks functionality in unusable for a period of 5-20 seconds as Firefox resyncs. Is there any way to disable the automatic resync? I have added ...
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How to know which Certificates to leave in my browser, and which to remove

I would like to tighten up security a bit, so I am disabling unneeded certs from my browsers. For instance, the "WoSign CA Limited" cert from China I obviously don't need, yet "Thawte Consulting cc" I ...
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Change firefox panel color using userChrome.css

I am using two different Firefox profiles, and I need to distinguish between them. I would like to modify one of them, so that the panel has different color. I don't want to install any additional ...
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How to make the Firefox's message “… is now fullscreen” less obtrusive?

Illustration of the problem When a web page in Firefox switches to full-screen then even though the website is allowed to switch to full-screen automatically (Tools > Page Info > Permissions > Enter ...
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How to undo removing a web site from the Awesome Bar suggestions in Firefox?

I accidentally deleted an entry from the suggestion list of the Firefox Awesome Bar (location bar). I repeatedly visited the site after that, by manually entering the address. The item isn’t ...
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Firefox won't open websites, other browsers do

So, any website that I try to open up in Firefox just won't load, it's not just particular websites. But all other browsers - IE, Chrome and Opera, do. What I have tried: * Checked Comodo's firewall ...
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Firefox modifying google searchplugin to not country redirect

I'm trying to modify the google.xml file in the browser/searchplugins folder in a way that it won't country redirect anymore. For example, to always reach the german google site, I have changed the ...
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Firefox caching a site even after clearing the site's cache?

I think I'm suffering from a caching problem for a site. An example is http://www.cryptopp.com/wiki/Android_%28Command_Line%29. The screen capture below shows the problem with an image on the right ...
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AD Block Plus does not block ads

I was using Forefox 32 and at a time I dont know sth happened and my mozilla crashed. after reopening it again I noticed that it had updated itself to 32.0.2 and all my addons are gone. So I saw no ...
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How to open two gmail accounts in Firefox

I am able to open two Gmail accounts in Chrome and IE (both latest versions). But when I try to do the same (using Add Account that appears next to Sign Out), Firefox (v32) opens Gmail window with the ...
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How to remove seamonkey from Evolution

I have un-installed seamonkey on CentOS according to the directions for Linux. However, when I click on a link in an Evolution email, I get this error: Could not open the link. Failed to execute ...
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Why are the older add-ons not compatible with new versions of Firefox? [closed]

I have been having this issue since I was a kid. Why does this happen? Which part of Firefox changes that makes it "Uncompatible" with an add-on which is just 0.0.1 version older than the new one. ...
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Firefox plugins -

Firefox allows to enable / disable / ask plugins. I have the issue, that the Java Development Toolkit 1.6 and the Java Development Toolkit 1.7 are enabled /disabled always as a group. ...
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Not using CONNECT for SSL with Squid proxy

I want to disable encryption between my browser and my Squid so that I can get Squid to cache the pages. As using my own server and SSH port forw I'm not that worried about security. I already tried ...
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FFmpeg Converted files not working on firefox

When i convert a file with ffmpeg and play the video in firefox i get this error : "VIDEOJS:" "ERROR:" "(CODE:3 MEDIA_ERR_DECODE)" "The video playback was aborted due to a corruption problem or ...
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File URI scheme won't open folder

URI links to folders (in file://blahblahblah format) simply aren't working for us in some cases. Users with Windows, using Active Directory. URIs opened from the following don't work: Firefox ...
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DNS Lookup for “d2e24t2jgcnor2.webhostoid.com” failed. No such host is known

this is what comes up in the address bar when you enter any url ...
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Slower browsing after vpn + ipconfig/flushdns + changed dns

I tried a vpn service but when I did a dns leak test(https://www.dnsleaktest.com) I saw that I had a dns leak. So I followed this instructions:https://www.dnsleaktest.com/how-to-fix-a-dns-leak.html. ...
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How can I import an old set of quickmarks into vimperator? A manual copy that overwrites is set to default

C:\Users\me\vimperator\info\default\quickmarks is overwritten via the copy command with an older copy that has the quickmarks I want. I've verified this by looking at the older copy in a text ...
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Firefox bad Flash performance

I have recently switched back to Firefox from Chrome. The only problem with it is the Flash player's performance. I have a GTX 770, and I get very low framerate at 4K YouTube videos. This problem only ...
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Change Print Margins in Firefox on Mac?

I got a call asking how to change print margins in Firefox on their new Apple computers. The Alt does not reveal a menu bar (File, Edit, View, etc) so File->Page Setup is not reachable there. ...
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Change Firefox settings with script

We have a network in our company and I want to set network.automatic-ntlm-auth.allow-non-fqdn parameter to True in Mozilla FireFox for all clients,how can I do this?
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Can't send Skydrive pictures as attachments in Outlook

I can upload pictures to Skydrive, but when I attempt to share them as an attachment to email in Hotmail (Outlook), they won't transmit. I select each picture, as shown by the checkmark that appears ...
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Adblock Plus list to block social networking elements

I'm looking for an Adblock list that would block all the social network "sharing" links, Facebook Like buttons, Facebook iframes, Twitter counters, etc. Basically, all these social networking elements ...
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How to block html5 videos system wide

Background: I am a novice web programmer and frequently use different browsers to test for incompatibilities. I sometimes find myself easily distracted and am trying to block video sites such as ...
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All requests seem to be going “through” something

Sorry for the title, its hard to put the problem into proper words. Basically, in Firefox or Chrome, I try to navigate to stackoverflow.com. The request fails and the URL I see in the navigation bar ...
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WmiPrvSE.exe on Firefox Start-up

Since updating to FF 32.0.2, 'WmiPrvSE.exe' starts automatically on Firefox start-up. Any idea how to fix it? Win 7, 32-bit. Thank you. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1070123
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spell check not working in Firefox

The spell check is no longer doing anything in firefox. It's enabled under the advanced tab of options. For example when I type alchol no little red line underlines it. I'm using Firefox 32 on Windows ...
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Block link to certain web-page

How to block certain URL (i mean full path to exact page) in browser (Firefox prefered one), not totally web site domain name. Example: http://superuser.com/questions/ is allowed ...
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Search engines are gone from firefox

Suddenly after installing and uninstalling some toolbars, search engines are gone from firefox. If I go to manage search engines I see nothing. If I click Get more search engines I got nothing. The ...
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How to configure the search bar over the most visited sites on the “new” page in Firefox?

I'd like to use the search bar over the most visited sites tiles on the "new tab" page in Firefox. But currently, my search requests (e.g. "test") get redirected to Yahoo! and a land on the Yahoo! ...