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Keep app audio playing in background on Android

I listen to video lectures on apps like Vimeo&Dailymotion, and it's frustrating not being able to do other things on my device while listening, like I do on my laptop. As soon as the ...
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Tab Mix Plus option Reload Every (seconds-minutes) is listed but its contents are empty

If this question has been asked and answered before I am sorry for this post (new here first time). In FireFox using the Tab Mix Plus addon, there is an option to reload a tab every few seconds to ...
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After deleting all my cookies I'm still logged in my google account

I'm using firefox in private navigation. I connect into my google account then I delete all my cookies and then I'm still connected into google. Why is this so ? If I delete my cookies and ...
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Firefox Clearing Cache - Ctrl + F5 doesn't work randomly

Running Firefox 31, Windows 7: I was running into a bug on a website that I'm testing, where some things that did exist but do not anymore, were still showing up. I tried clearing the cache by ...
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Pentadactyl Firefox shortcuts

The commands ZZ,:xa,:xall and :wq are supposed to save the current firefox session and quit,but regardless of which one I try I end up on my homepage the next time firefox is started.Are the commands ...
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Setting up Firefox with multiple profiles running simultaneously (Windows 8)

The goal A click on Firefox in the TaskBar starts an instance which asks which profile to use. When that instance runs and the same icon is clicked with middle mouse button (to start a new instance) ...
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Why http links are not opening from default browser in windows 8?

I have some browsers on my system i.e. Chrome, Mozilla and I.E. Mozilla is the default browser. If I open any http:// link it is not opening in Mozilla. Instead it opens an empty window in Chrome. ...
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Several website functions just no longer work in Firefox for me…but maybe there's a pattern?

This is really weird, because I don't recall making any large changes or messing around with about:config in Firefox. I was on FF 30 the whole time. The problems just emerged. Here's some example: ...
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Firefox won't let me select any kind of script as the protocol handler for an SSH link

I'm trying to run a script when I click on a SSH link in Firefox. I have tried using the protocol handlers in the application section of the Firefox settings. For some reason, I cannot select any ...
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How to examine source code of Firefox extension before installing it?

Is there a convenient way to examine the source code for a Firefox extension before installing it? (There is a Chrome extension that offers this functionality, though I have not used it, and cannot ...
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Why the wrong words of libreoffice web displayed on my firefox?

When I open http://www.libreoffice.org/about-us/who-are-we/, in the web so many character lost in the word, what is the matter with my Firefox?
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How to make Firefox open JAR files with the registered default program

When downloading a *.jar file, Firefox doesn't ask me if I want to open or download the file. It only offers the option to download it. Is there any way to configure Firefox to ask, like for most ...
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Firefox in popup window (no address search bar) ctrl-k navigates to google

In firefox hitting Ctrl+K takes you to the search bar (all fine and good). However in my webmail client (Zimbra) it pops open windows without the address/search bar. Hitting Ctrl+K there (muscle ...
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How do I reduce 'System Commit' (due to Firefox memory leak) without restarting my computer? (Restarting Firefox does not fix it)

As you run Firefox, it leaks memory. This is well known by now, I am sure, and it should go away by closing and reopening it right, because a process's memory is freed on closing, right? That's what I ...
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Automatically update a greasemonkey script under development

I am a big fan of greasemonkey but there is one thing I don't like - every time when I updated a script, I need to drag the script from explorer to a browser window, wait a few seconds and click ...
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Looking for a way to duplicate toolbar/menu buttons in Firefox 29

The Firefox 29 customisation makes it pretty easy to move icons from menu to toolbar and back. However, Firefox assumes that you only ever want one of each: dragging a button to a toolbar removes it ...
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Is there a way to continuously show Firefox bookmark tags for the active tab?

Assume I have a Firefox window with many opened tabs (e.g. 50+). Some of the tabs show bookmarked URLs, of which some have bookmark tags assigned. As I change the active tab, I can see at a glance if ...
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How can I quit Firefox via command line in Windows without forcing it?

I want to quit Firefox from the command line, without "forcing" it. I just want to cause the same as clicking Quit in the menu in Firefox would. Seems I need to call "goQuitApplication" somehow, ...
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Firefox shows weird code when all tabs are closed

When I close the last tab by clicking on X on Firefox, it displays a long and weird JavaScript from http://s.ytimg.com/yts/jsbin/html5player-tr_TR-vflTXVVD8.js. Is this a bug? What does that code ...
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Populate Name field of bookmarks automatically

I have been stung by a bug in Firefox that hasn't been fixed in nearly 6 years, though I wasn't aware of it until now. The bug report is here: "Name field of bookmarks saved via "Bookmark All Tabs" ...
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Why does firefox open to Bing ads on awakining from sleep mode?

Why does firefox open to Bing ads on awakining from sleep mode? and that is with firefox closed not open, also it does not do this every time.
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Google chrome / firefox change modal/javascript based popups into internal tab messages

I'm looking for an extension (or an option) for both google chrome, firefox that has ability to convert authentication modal dialog boxes (for example SharePoint) where it blocks the whole browser ...
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How to add a cache file to browsers like Chrome/Firefox/etc.?

For example, there is a website hosting a Shockwave Flash app which is restricted to be used on that specific site. However, the network of the site is poor so that loading the entire .swf from the ...
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What are these characters Ö and Þ supposed to be and how do I configure firefox to load them properly?

tl;dr: My internet browser is not configured properly so characters are not loading properly. I am using the default Firefox 24.0 in Linux Mint 16, and have not installed any typesetting software. I ...
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Computer must be restarted to complete a previous upgrade of Firefox, but updates are disabled in preferences

I have been trying to pin Firefox to an older version (17.0.11 ESR) on both a Windows XP and Windows 7 host. I have to do this to test a few things. I need to have Firefox stopped from updating ...
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How to edit Firefox URL autocomplete weights

I'm used to using the URL autocompletion in Firefox to access my favorite websites. It's quicker and more convenient than mucking around with the mouse to access bookmark lists -- just Ctrl-L, a few ...
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Why is Aurora Firefox continually throwing sync errors?

Firefox keeps giving me this error: Sync encountered an error while synchronising: Unknown error. Sync will automatically retry this action. I am able to log in, but some minutes later... bam! ...
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Firefox will not exit properly

I'm running Firefox 27.0.1 on debian 7.2 and if I close firefox, wait, then start it up again it complains that it's already running somewhere. I have to first killall firefox before running it again ...
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How can I get Google Hangouts chat to work via Tor browser?

My friend's company is blocking Gmail access. I directed her to the Tor browser bundle. She was able to login to her Gmail account successfully (via https://www.gmail.com/ URL). However, the Google ...
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How do I use multiple copy & paste of non-contiguous text?

I often need to select multiple lines of text and save them as a note in Firefox using some of the note taking add ons, such as Scrapbook, Evernote or Memonic. The problem is that it doesn't work with ...
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Internet Explorer is messing Firefox & Chrome

I there: I am developing a system in PHP (language) using Apache as a web server (WAMPServer 5.4). My site (located in http:\127.0.0.1) works fine in Firefox (my main browser). I tested in ...
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Import Firefox passwords into KeePassX or KeePass2

I have an XML export of my Firefox Passwords in the form (I replaced real passwords with *): <xml> <entries ext="Password Exporter" extxmlversion="1.1" type="saved" encrypt="false"> ...
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Locating and modifying Services in OS X

So, I'd like to be able to add a website viewed in Firefox to the Reading List feature in iOS so I can check stuff on my iPhone. I was inspired by ...
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Firefox, “Secure Connection Failed” and client certificate

I have a client certificate for Satrtcom. I'm trying to authenticate to their service, but I'm receiving a "Secure Connection Failed" error with error code ssl_error_handshake_failure_alert: The ...
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What's the file format to move an html bookmark file into Firefox 26

Running Firefox 26.0 under XP, I exported my bookmarks to an Html file, to clean up and then import them to my new computer running Windows 7 64-bit professional. The file is down to about 2500 url ...
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Redirection to wireless login pages - avoiding losing your current sites

It is common for public wifi access points to include login pages, even at times, when they're free (i.e. starbucks, many airports, hotels, etc). I'm often in a situation where I'll open up ...
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Display already visited highlight on pic.twitter on popular browsers

I'm a heavy twitter user and I follow a lot of people and companies. As you can imagine when searching to discover new things a lot of people share images! The problem is that the pictures are ...
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Is there a way to force caching of javascript / css with GET parameters?

There are some pages on the internet that I want to load as fast as possible, but caching of their dozens of javascript/css files is being thwarted by the presence of GET parameters on the resource ...
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How to clear all history and disable all plugins and extensions in FireFox 26.0

I'm trying to fix a problem viewing Yahoo and when I went to disable all plugins and clear everything stored I noticed a few surprising things 1) All pages still appear the same even with add-ons ...
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gmail inline images don't show in firefox?

I can drag and drop or copy-paste images into the gmail compose-window in firefox 25.0.1 (win7) and they seem to be sent correctly. But the inline images won't show when looking at the mail in "sent ...
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Is there a work-around for Firefox not properly handling file actions without a mime type?

When a web application delivers a file to the browser without a mime-type (such as providing a WAV file as binary/octet-stream rather than audio/wav), Firefox will always display the dialog asking you ...
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Reload Browser Page (And Resources) Entirely From Cache

I'm currently working remote on a specific web project. Their VPN connection is quite unreliable, so it can be difficult to refresh a page because the database lies on one of their local machines. At ...
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Mac OS X can only view online PDF in Safari

I use Chrome and Firefox to view PDFs online almost every single day. However, from yesterday I noticed that PDFs cannot be opened in both of them. The only browser can open a PDF document online is ...
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Firefox - Focus menu on alt+tab

I'm having a strange issue with firefox 25.0.1 on my desktop computer. Whenever I alt+tab to firefox, it automatically displays top menu bar and highlights "file". As a result of this, the focus from ...
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Firefox lowers its position in the window stack after loading page

I'm running Windows 7. It's been some time now, and I'm not sure why this is happening, but once I load a page in Firefox and the page finishes loading, if I've got another Firefox window in the ...
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Lastpass and key bindings

I'm using lastpass in Firefox (on Ubuntu 13.04 with the latest stable rev of Cinnamon). Each time that I begin to fill in a text field and attempt to press the down arrow to select a list Firefox ...
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How to minimize active tab on click and change back to the last used tab in Chrome

I like to use Opera, and it provides the feature of clicking on the active tab minimizes itself and changes back to the last used tab. Very handy feature. When I had to use Firefox, I eventually find ...
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Firefox Address Bar Search Returns Web Server Running?

When I type "trends" in Firefox 25.0 address bar, it returns what looks like a web server running on my PC, although I am not running a web server. I don't have the score to post the screen shot, but ...
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How to remove that extra text from URL titles in Firefox browser?

I am using Firefox with Vimperator. On Mac I use Shiori to bookmark. I also use Pinboard's default add-on (on both Mac and Windows, but mainly on Windows as there's no Shiori). When I used to ...
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I need help calibrating color across multiple programs

I have recently gotten a new computer, and I am having trouble calibrating the color. Up until this point, the color in the web browser is accurate, and continues to be for most images, but I am ...