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How to set firfox proxy to chrome proxy settings?

I'm using Linux Mint 17 and I'm using chrome. I have browsec extension and I want to use its setting for my firefox. My question is how I can set my firefox proxy settings to the ones in the chrome? ...
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How to make default Firefox browser use custom profile when open external links?

Firefox is my default browser and i want to set it to use a specific profile when opens external links. The registry location for the default browser is in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\http\shell\open\command ...
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How to always get iMacros sidebar opened in Pale Moon / NewMoon?

When I open NewMoon the first time - iMacros sidebar is opened. When I close all tabs & press CMD+SHIFT+P - iMacros sidebar is closed. In Firefox it's always open. How can I make it to be ...
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Update Flash in FireFox in Linux Mint?

I am trying to update Flash, but I still get a massage telling me to update it. I'm using Firefox 37.0.2 and Flash 11.2.202.425 on Linux Mint. I followed this tutorial, but it did not work for me.
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Strange networking issue in Linux

My problem is hard to explain. I can’t open some sites. For example some sites provided by Google. I can open the Google search engine, however I can’t open YouTube, the download page for Chrome (the ...
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Firefox 37.0.2 mailto: launches MS Live Mail app in Windows 8.1 but without a compose window

After a Windows 7 to 8.1 upgrade, email links in Firefox 37.0.2 now launch my mail client (Windows Live Mail) but not a compose message window in that app. In Windows 7, the Firefox option "Email ...
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Constantly can't open youtube on Linux but being able to load it on Windows machine

My problem is that for some reason Youtube sometimes stops, I get "problem loading page" with Firefox and the same on Chormium, I'm using Backbox(based on Ubuntu). The problem is that I can open ...
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How to use bookmarks as shorthand for URLs?

Suppose there's an URL which I've bookmarked. I can access it as a bookmark but I'd like to be able to simply type in the name of the bookmark on the URL like (you know, Altd) and have FF take me ...
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Firefox - how to show a standard Downloads popup instead of redirecting to “about:downloads” tab?

Well, it's really surprising me that I can't google anything on this problem, but what makes the new version of my Firefox to change its old behavior after clicking Tools --> Downloads? Now, it ...
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How to set homepage in chrome using a batch file

How can I set the homepage in chrome and firefox using a batch file? I can set the homepage in IE using this: REG HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main /V "Start Page" /D ...
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customizing firefox webfonts in userContent.css

Sometimes when I am on some webpages Firefox keeps using some fonts that ends me up with tiny squares around the corner, I solved the problem using userContent.css file with these options: * { ...
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What are the commands that firefox and google chrome print html files to pdf?

In either Firefox or Google Chrome On Ubuntu 14.04, I can hit Ctrl+P and choose "Print to file" to print the current html webpage to a pdf. Are the browsers using some printing commands outside of ...
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How can I programmatically get a list of open tabs from Firefox?

I'm trying to make a tool that encourages me to read/close more tabs on a regular basis. I am sure that there are ways to do things like this, but I don't know how. I initially suspected that this ...
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Firefox - Why is scroll button opening the last closed tab?

Prior to reformatting, when I scroll-clicked the title bar outside of current tabs, a new tab would be spawned and I'd be brought to my new tab page. After reformatting, this functionality has ...
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Non-linear “forward” button in Firefox

Short version Can I modify the forward-button in Firefox to access multiple different forward-locations? Problem description Suppose I am currently visiting website A. Now, I perform the following ...
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In firefox (or any other webbrowser) search text while ignoring (e.g.) French accents

I am looking for a way to search web pages using firefox (preferably, but any other browser will do also) in such a way that I can enter a word without accents, and it will find all accented versions ...
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Does Firefox support folder upload?

I enjoy folder upload in Google Drive, which works in Google Chrome. Recently, I've switched back to Firefox, and when I tried to upload a folder to Google Drive just now: Is that true? Does ...
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Find URLs of images by inspect elements in Firefox? (similar to Chrome?)

In Google Chrome, I right click in a webpage, and select Inspect Elements -> Resources -> Frames -> (Search) -> Images where I can see the URLs of the image files in the webpage. If I ...
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How to remove luckysearches.com? [duplicate]

I accidentally opened an unknown sofware installer out of sandbox and kaboom! It installed lots of useless adware most of which was easy to remove, but even after following the uninstall instructions ...
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How to send Http Delete Request with json content inside it

I am using Firefox addon HttpRequester to send HTPP Delete Request with json content inside it but after generating the request, it is completely ignoring the content data passed in the request. So ...
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How do I install Firefox with preconfigured toolbars?

I have a custom Red Hat 6 kickstart disc which installs and configures a workstation as a control system. We use Firefox (at the moment: the 31.4.0 long-term release) to allow the system maintainer ...
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High contrast theme and Firefox-Font colour issues?

I have turned on high contrast theme in Windows 7, the problem now is the theme is interfering with firefox( no problem with Opera) and the pages loading. For example, the below given is a screenshot ...
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Can not disable cookies for HTTPS pages

In Firefox v36 (Windows) I set the Privacy / History option to "Never Remember History", but they still seem to be used for HTTPS pages. For example the page ...
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Fonts not looking right on brand new laptop in . Help please [duplicate]

I just got a new HP Probook 450 G2. One of the tasks I got it for, was to use Google Docs and google scripts. I've noticed when using Google script editor, on Chrome and Firefox, My fonts are not ...
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how to prevent firefox from blocking popup pages?

Though I have unchecked the block pop-up windows option, Firefox blocks popups when there are more than 20 popups at the same time. Since the application is not that usual, but what I need is that ...
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Windows Loads Webpage on Startup - How do I stop this?

Recently (within the last couple of weeks) I noticed that Windows 8.1 is opening my default browser (Firefox) and opening a page (http://www.microsoft.com/th-th/default.aspx) every time Windows ...
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Get a list of most visited hostnames

I am making a little analysis of my web connection in terms of latency. Basically, I need to check how long does it take to connect to websites (while not measuring how long does it take to download ...
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How do I get vimperator to ignore a site such as gmail

vimperator is great for navigating the web in general form the keyboard, though some pages like gmail have domain specific keys that are better for that specific task. For instance in gmail j and k ...
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Firefox & Chrome isn't launching

I recently updated Xcode and the OS to 10.10.3. Firefox, Firefox Dev Edition, Chrome, and Canary all stopped working. They just bounce in the dock. They do the same thing in safe mode. Only Safari ...
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MacBook Pro running FireFox 35, cannot update to 37.0.2 as update fails silently

I have a macbook pro running FireFox 35. I am signed up for update notifications, and the window pops up stating FireFox 37.0.2 is available. So I install it, and in fact FireFox restarts, but FireFox ...
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Get Firefox to show a checklist of tabs in current session

When Firefox crashes and you launch it again, it shows a single tab with a message indicating its embarrassment. In this message, the windows and tabs from the crashed session are shown as a nice ...
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Prohibit pages from doing refresh (to logout etc)

Is there a setting in Mozilla to prohibit the pages from doing a refresh of the whole page? For example, I was just using multiple tabs when banking with Capital One. All the old tabs kept logging ...
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Set up Firefox sync programmatically

I want to set up Firefox sync from the command line. I wrote a Arch Linux install script I want to be able to set up Firefox sync as well. I am thinking I can change the profile somehow, but I am not ...
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On firefox behind corporate proxy, intercepting on WebGoat using burp Suite error

i'm following a tutorial on hacking web application WebGoat using burp suite I've downloaded webGoat which now runs on port 8080, set up burp suit and the browser connection as in the pictures, but ...
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How am I still being tracked

I recently switched to using the TOR browser, in addition I periodically do a complete history delete (cookies, cache, etc). Incidentally I also have Adblock installed for the TOR browser. However I ...
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Grouping firefox (multitabs opened) buttom in taskbar(windows) as that of chrome

To be fair i don't really know the jargon used to specify my question. let me describe it in this way. Does Firefox (Firefox pin or button in task-bar that behaves as of the windows explorer pin) can ...
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How to sync add-on for webpage highlighter, annotator?

I am using Prostetnic highlighter to highlight texts in webpages. It has a special benefit of reloading the highlights when I revisit the site. It stores the highlighted information in "patma.splite" ...
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What chages and adjustments to Chrome/Chromium are most effective to lower the number of writes and prolong the life of SSDs?

Ive got a corsair Force 80 SSD, an AMD APU and 4 gigs of ram as assets as well as some thumb drives I suppose.Im running Mint Linux 17.1 64 bit in this box and mostly its used to crawl the web. Lots ...
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Why does IE resolve https://localhost but Firefox does not?

We're running Windows 8.1 with the current stable Firefox and IE. There's a fresh installation of Apache 2.2 that has been enabled to do SSL. http://localhost is reachable in Firefox and IE and ...
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Using Firefox's “awesome” bar to search strings with periods? [duplicate]

I was a Google Chrome user for a while, and that browser was pretty smart about figuring out whether something is a domain name (e.g. date.com) or something I want to google for (e.g. DateTime.Parse). ...
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Is there a way to quickly & easily enable/disable a page's header & footer in Firefox just like in Google Chrome?

There are many times in which I won't want any header and footer to be printed on pages that I am printing, but there are also many times when I will want them. With Google Chrome, this is very fast ...
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Javadoc HTML not parsed in Firefox 11.

Our javadoc is stored on SVN, and we're accessing it directly. For some reasson, if I access index.html via Firefox, it just displays all the raw HTML. If I use IE8, it parses and displays it fine. ...
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How to Override Web Browser “Keyboard shortcut Ctrl-A is disabled”

Is there a way to override a web browser preventing me from using Ctrl-A to select all text in an editable input text box? It is just annoying given that I need to select all the text so I can delete ...
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How to include inline frames in “Find in this page”?

The search function of Firefox ("Find in this page"; Ctrl+F) will happily search for the term in the body of the current page or in the frames of a frameset, but refuses to search in iframes. ...
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How to remove Zoom It hijacker plugin from Firefox? [duplicate]

Since a few days I have a plugin in Firefox which pollutes my search engines and shows lots of unwanted ads/popus. I removed all traces I could find for it and it still is there. When I uninstall it, ...
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How to disable ALT and APPs Key shortcuts in Firefox?

I am using Palemoon (Firefox 64bit fork) version 25.3.1 opening inside a split window inside Conemu. Conemu uses APPs key for split resizing, when i am inside a placemoon browser split window, and I ...
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How to export Firefox user settings only?

When I install firefox, I alter some of the default settings, some examples would be set homepage to blank, never remember history, change default download location. I do this in Tools > Options > ... ...
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Ask Firefox to export current Bookmarks to Json in CMD line

I can do this manually in Firefox when the browser is open (holding Alt key to show menu) and navigating to Bookmarks > Show All Bookmarks > Import And Backup > Backup This will generate a ...
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Is there a way for Firefox to preload a website?

Is it possible to have Firefox preload a tab for say Google Search but keep it hidden unless I try to go there? My network is pretty slow and this would save me much time as I use Google often.
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Firefox redirects the URL [duplicate]

Few months back, kickass.to changed to kickass.so and when I used to type kickass.to and enter, Firefox was redirecting me to kickass.so. Now kickass.to is back in action and kickass.so doesn't exist ...