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Firefox randomly won't start - Ongoing investigation

I'm going insane with this problem. I cannot create an account at mozilla. They are idiots now. I click "forgot password" "forgot username" whatever, I never get the email from them to retrieve it. ...
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How to start Firefox with activated firebug via command line

Is there a way to activate firebug when starting Firefox via command line? c:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe mysite.dev /{ACTIVATE_FIREBUG}
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Why Selenium IDE does not work here?

I would be glad if you prove me wrong but apparently Selenium IDE is fairly unreliable. For example, the last command in the following script does not have any effect inside the script but if I double ...
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Chrome apparently doubles upload rate to Google Drive - but not really

Here’s a conundrum for you. I was uploading video files to my Google Drive, and noticed that uploading via the web GUI using Chrome appeared to be twice as fast as uploading through the same ...
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Unable to access MSDN web

I am unable to access any MSDN web page, always being redirected to https://msdn.microsoft.com/cookie.aspx which shows Not Expected The problem is described here & deleting all cookies is ...
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How to Control Firefox Centrally under Windows?

I wonder whether Firefox can be controlled centrally within a Windows domain without using third party software such as PolicyPak. In particular I want to configure firefox centrally through a group ...
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Firefox “do not ask me again” option for unresponsive scripts isn't working - what can I do?

Firefox keeps asking me if I want to stop unresponsive scripts when it encounters them. This happens a lot with my Gmail inbox after it has been left open for some time, however it happens on other ...
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Disable Ghostery add-on intro page in Selenium Firefox profile - Python

I am using Ghosetry add-on in my Selenium Firefox profile. Firefox is opening with Ghostry add-on but I have two issues with that. 1.Every time I invoke Selenium-Firefox, it is going to intro page ...
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Firefox - Import a Folder of Bookmarks (without erasing existing bookmarks)

On the Bookmarks-Bar (in Firefox), I have a folder that contains a hierarchy of bookmarks that I need to give to multiple users who already have their own existing collection of bookmarks. In ...
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Prevent Javascript from manipulating browser history

I noticed that some sites manipulate the browser history using javascript. This sometimes leads to some annoying things like prevents you from using 'back' to return to a previous site. Or dangerous ...
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Unreadable text in Google Docs in Firefox on Gnome Dark Mode

In Google Docs, I cannot see the text in comments as it is written in black on very dark gray. The title of a document is also displayed strangely. Similar issues occur on other web pages. The ...
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Force Firefox to run as non-Admin?

Some of my programs running as Administrator launch Firefox via a link they need to open. The problem is, this opens up Firefox as Administrator as well. If I need to open a link from another program ...
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Firefox on Linux always shows history dropdown when clicking back button

When I left-click on the back button in Firefox on Linux, I go back 1 page and then a dropdown with my browsing hisrory appears. Always. And then I have to click some place else to make it go away. ...
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Open a video in VLC from browser (not plugin)

I'm hoping to find a way in which I can automatically open a video into VLC from a browser (likely Firefox). For example I have a video at http://ip/video.mp4. And I'd like to be able to click on the ...
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Atrocious font rendering in Firefox on Linux

Firefox (actually Iceweasel since I'm on Debian) fails to render some texts properly. It only seems to happen on some sites, for example on Stack Exchange sites everything looks pretty normal. I don't ...
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How to open links from email clients like Thunderbird and N1 with custom configuration in Firefox?

What I want to do is that every time when I click on a link in Thunderbird or Nylas N1, depending on which email address the link contains, to open Firefox with a specific user profile. I'm using ...
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What is the maximum file size that will be cached by a browser?

Note that I don't mean the maximum size of the browser cache. I mean, what is the maximum size, if any, of individual files that will be cached by the major desktop browsers? Mobile versions optional. ...
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Lock Chrome/Firefox with a password

I want to have an option to protect my data and logins in the browsers, so that no one else that has access to the computer would be able to use my browser profile. Something that will ask for a ...
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How do I turn off the prompt to launch in safe mode?

When holding shift and opening Firefox in safe mode, an annoying prompt shows up. How can I get it to open up in safe mode but without any prompt? I've tried this link, which suggests setting ...
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Firefox sync service

I have reinstalled Firefox (Windows 10 x64) and activated the sync service. I don't get back synced material. I installed both 32 and 64 bit versions. Can I check whether the new installation ...
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Linux : Looking for a distribution or configuration to turn debian/Ubuntu to access only Firefox without accessing data on disk or OS

We have to give a laptop to some people and what we are looking for is that the OS should be secure like bootloader disabled, home-folder encrypted, TTY's disabled and when the OS is active, no access ...
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Firefox: download all file types without prompt

I am trying to set the default behavior for downloading files in Firefox. Currently it opens a nasty dialog "open with or save", and i can tick a checkbox to perform selected action for this mimetype ...
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Java JRE-8u66 installer does not start

I'm trying to install Java JRE update 66 (latest update) but when I click the installer nothing happens. The process is visible in the task manager but without any function. I have could install ...
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Gimp Keeps Crashing

I can do 2 maybe 3 things in Gimp then it crashes. Most of the time it just closes, and I have to reopen. After it crashes 3 times then when I reopen it the third time, the wheel on my cursor just ...
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Change Frontmotion Firefox config for SSO

I'm trying to change the firefox config network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris; so I can use SSO for everyone on my companies internal page. First I found this: manage Firefox via group policy I ...
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How do I remove Firefox extensions from my sync account?

I have installed a fresh version of Firefox several times and when the sync process was complete, I removed extensions that I no longer use. I was thinking the removals would sync to my account and ...
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Rectangular text selection in Firefox

Is there a shortcut for rectangular selection in Firefox? I'm not talking about the table cell selection mode, but about a mode like in Notepad++ when pressing Alt while selecting (screenshot) or in ...
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Icons for Chrome and Firefox missing background after updating Windows-10 to November Update 1511

After updating Windows-10 to November Update 1511, icon (more background of the icon) for Chrome and Firefox is missing as in the screenshot, also Chrome and Firefox icons show gray background instead ...
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How to disable cmd + scroll zooming in Firefox's pdf viewer?

In about:config, I've set both mousewheel.with_meta.action to 0, and it disables zooming while holding down cmd and when I scroll for webpages, but when I am viewing a pdf in the browser (Firefox), ...
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Multi-threaded fule upload with Chrome

I have 100 mbit GPON internet connection with about 80 mbit upload speed. When I try to upload video on youtube with Mozilla 42, it uploads with 4-5 mbits. In chrome, uploading stars with same speed ...
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NPAPI Alternative for Legacy Sites?

So, Firefox has announced to drop NPAPI support at end of 2016. What would be an alternative for legacy sites? For example, Google Chrome introduced Chrome Legacy Browser Support (Chrome LBS), that ...
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why is default audio volume always at 100%

It does not matter which website or which video player the website uses, whenever I open any webpage with a video the audio volume is always 100%. If i open a link with a video on yahoo or ESPN the ...
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Firefox cannot connect to a local servers subdomain

I face issue with Firefox and Safari browser , when I need to access my web app on my local server (WAMP server) with sub-domain for example sub.localhost/myapp/public I see Server not found Whilst ...
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Why do I see IIS start page for certain URLs?

When I enter URL for certain sites in Firefox address bar and hit enter I am shown IIS start page. There is nothing wrong with the website, but I wonder why this page is shown. It is noteworthy that I ...
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How do I turn off groupLogMessages in Firefox console, not Firebug?

I know how to do this in Firbug, but want to disable the grouping (red circle with a number in it) in the regular console. I've searched inside about:config, but couldn't find it. Is this possible?
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Touchpad Scrolling not smooth in My Mozilla and Foxit Reader

I use Asus Laptop with installed touchpad driver. I have any problems about my touchpad scrolling. While i'm browsing in Mozilla Firefox and opening pdf files in FOxit Reader, my touchpad is not ...
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Make firefox ignore common file extensions as TLD's

When I'm looking for information on a certain JS or CSS framework, I'm typing in (for example) d3.js or skeleton.css in Firefox. Firefox starts treating it like a domain name, and goes to www.d3.js. ...
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Create a utility and send it via outlook for user to click and create a desk top shortcut and add a link in favourite

I want to send an email via outlook to users, which has 2 options: Option 1: Click this button to add this link to your browser's favorite section or click here for IE, click here for Firefox ...
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Firefox randomly disables keyboard input

Firefox (Windows 7) will randomly disable keyboard input system wide. I have found that opening a new tab and loading a random page like google (by clicking a bookmark) can sometimes fix it. It ...
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How can I fix ugly non-ClearType rendering of webfonts in Firefox without disabling them?

I'm having some problems with font rendering in Firefox. I have disabled ClearType/Font Smoothing in Windows 7 because I don't like smoothed fonts (unchecked "Smooth Edges of Screen Fonts" in in the ...
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How to thwart IP detection when using tor-proxies with WebRTC in Firefox

(Config: FF 40.x on an Ubuntu 14.04.3 box, along with Tor 0.2.4.27) I use Tor proxies in different countries to gain normal access to a number of specific URLs from their countries of origin ...
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Any active browser intermittently freezes after using it for a while - how to diagnose?

I have a really weird issue that I have no idea how to diagnose. I'm a developer and have both Chrome and Firefox installed. I primarily use Chrome, but for a while now Chrome has had an intermittent ...
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Force standard scrollbars for all sites in Firefox

Many websites nowadays try to force their own scrollbars, like this: Such custom scrollbars are usually broken in a variety of ways: bugged to the point of making scrolling impossible, sluggish, non ...
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Latest version of Firefox won't work in Linux Mint

Since yesterday Firefox won't start when I click on the icon. I'm running Linux Mint 14 in VirtualBox. I think it's trying to update to version 39.0.3. In a terminal I get firefox -safe-mode ...
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Flash crashing across all browsers

I just fresh installed Windows 10 and downloaded the latest Flash. However, any page that uses Flash, like YouTube, crashes. This goes for all browsers. Chrome gives me this error: Firefox gives ...
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I am using Windows 8.1. and I am not able to open Google through Firefox browser

I am using Windows 8.1 and I am using Chrome and Firefox. Today I tried open www.google.com in FireFox and got an "Untrusted website" error. The error which I am getting is www.google.co.in uses ...
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Paragraph and box width in Firefox vs. IE and Chrome

My web page is set to be max-width 1260px. [Edit] I realized that this problem exists not only for my page but also for all pages in the net (or almost all, perhaps those which have fixed width or ...
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Is there any privilege difference between local files and internet files in chrome?

Internet Explorer has a Local intranet security zone and local file(file:///c:/xxx.htm) has more privileges than a page in Internet security zone(http://www.example.com). Will local pages in Chrome ...
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CPU usage while uploading video

This may be a dumb question, but when I'm uploading video to YouTube (through the site's own upload form, in Firefox, running on Linux), I see more activity in my CPU status monitor and hear the fan ...
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Preventing Firefox from hiding toolbar buttons in popups

When I launch my internet banking site in Firefox 39 (current at the time of this question), the resulting popup doesn't show half my toolbar buttons, including 1Password which I use to log in. ...