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In Firefox, can I have the bookmarks bar only appear on my homepage?

In Google Chrome, there is an option to have the bookmarks bar only appear on the homepage. I like that option a lot... But cannot find the equivalent for Firefox. I have searched around, however, ...
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Find text in a webpage using address bar command?

Is it possible in some web browser / all web browsers to navigate to a URL and find the first occurrence of text on the corresponding web page with a single string input to the address bar? ...
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Flash not working in Firefox 42.0 in Linux Mint 17

I have followed several tutorials and have followed the following independent steps to enable flash in firefox: Downloaded flash from here. Placed the libflashplayer.so in ~/.mozilla/plugins/ folder ...
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Wordpress, Page Loads Wrong, All Browsers on one specific machine

Ok, I'm stumped. I use Wordpress for my art site, and work on a home built Windows 7 machine. Until the yesterday, I'd had no issues, but suddenly I can't use the media library, UI scripts aren't ...
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Mac 10.10 Safari and Firefox returning 403 errors while Chrome loads the page.

I have an intranet site that is running an SHA-1 certificate. The user machines are locked down in that they don't have admin rights. When attempting to navigate to the site the login site at ...
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firefox 42 mousewheel began zooming instead of scrolling [closed]

Today something strange happened. The mouse wheel no longer scrolls but zooms instead. How can I correct this? Windows 7 Firefox 42
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Firefox Version not update after MAR file update in Control Panel

I am using the follow steps to update Firefox using mar file. https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file It's updating Firefox as expected. Help > About Firefox also ...
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How can i download all js files from website with folders structrure

I have webapplication build in ExtJS javascript library. IN the firebug i can see all js files which the site uses with paths. I think some js files are dynamically pulled based on click. But when i ...
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New windows opening

I have a very annoying issue with my computer. Ever since I installed the Free Windows 10 the problem seems to be since then. Every time I start my computer start my Google Chrome browser and try to ...
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My google account seems to think I am living 27 hours in the past?

I recently bought a new computer and installed Windows 7, obviously when I first booted up the time was off. I have now installed all my software. I use Firefox and Gmail hangouts all day everyday. ...
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Firefox MAR file location changed?

I have been using MAR files to automatically patch Firefox following the steps at https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file. However, the directory ...
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How to install Firefox on Debian [duplicate]

How to install Firefox on Debian? I try: Append repo deb http://packages.linuxmint.com debian import to file /etc/apt/sources.list. And then apt-get update apt-get install firefox, but I not ...
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Firefox sort history based on time

Sadly it only seems possible to sort history on date After collecting all sites of today (way too many) Firefox orders the history alphabetically. I want to sort only on time and date. Like with ...
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Slow file upload on youtube (2-3 mbit) with Chrome versus 10-12 mbit in Firefox

Both browsers is last version. Speed data is from network meter gadget. Highest upload I saw on youtube is 27 mbit in chrome. But atm its just 2 mbits. When uploading simultaneously I get about 13 ...
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How do I close the firefox downloads window on Mac OS X?

Currently, I'm using Firefox 42.0 on OS X 10.11.1. The problem I'm having is that once I open the downloads window in Firefox, the top status bar disappears and there is no way to close or resize the ...
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Can't get rid of browser searchengine hijack

I have a very sticky search engine (searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net) hijack in my Firefox browser. My BF already: removed the program, removed all traces in the registry, removed addons, restored ...
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Suppress basic auth window in Firefox with predefined credentials

I've added a bookmark with the following pre-defined credentials: https://user:pass@mydomain.com I entered them in beforehand so I can access the site faster. Everytime I open it the first time in ...
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Firefox strange connection established, what is this?

I have accidentally found inside firefox process properties (using Process Explorer) a weird connection in tcp/ip tab: bandicam.com:some_ports it points at localhost 127.0.0.1:some_ports but ...
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How to go to found matches on Firefox's code debugger, search all?

I am feeling really uneasy on this, but i can't seem to use some apparently basic feature. When i open firefox's code debugger, and try to search for some string on all the files, i have absolutely no ...
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How can I set firefox as the default internet browser for all new users?

My organization uses Windows 10 VirtualBox VMs to test our internal applications. The way we do this is by creating an OVA that is already connected to our domain. Anyone on the domain can log into ...
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manually configure browser location

I'm using a work computer behind a corporate proxy. Because the proxy is in a different state, websites that identify location think I am in a completely different location than I actually am. Is ...
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Imgur.com does not load due to HTTPS settings

For some reason I am having some issues when I try to load imgur.com links sometimes. Here is a screenshot of what I see Whats strange is that it I get a 404 from Google and not Imgur (I am using ...
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Firefox experiences a sec_error_unknown_issuer error for every HTTPS connection

When I attempt to connect to any site that uses an HTTPS connection (e.g. https://www.google.com), I get a 'This Connection is Untrusted' error. I'm using FF 42.0. I followed the instructions in the ...
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How to affix browser window on tab bar in Firefox?

To undock a Firefox tab is easy. Just press the left mouse button on the tab and move it away from the window. But how to do this the other way round? Simply moving the window near the tab bar didn't ...
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Firefox is blocking Facebook, Twitter embeded widgets

I can't see any Twitter or Facebook embed widget like Comments or embedded Twits. I have all extensions disabled. I thought it could be uBlock, then I disabled it and then uninstalled it, but no ...
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IPv6 connection fails on Chrome, timeouts on Firefox

I noticed there's a certain page taking a long time (5 to 10s) to load on Firefox. I traced the delay and it happens when trying to connect to a certain host, bn.uol.com.br. Strangely, this delay ...
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How to force Firefox to open MP3 files with a given application?

I routinely have trouble getting Firefox to open MP3 files in an application on my Windows 7 laptop. When I visit an MP3 URL (sample link from A Prairie Home Companion), I get the following dialog ...
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Different IP for each tab Firefox

I know there are some extensions that allow us to have different sessions in the same Browser, however they all are connected through the same IP address, I need to know if there is a way to change ...
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Is there a user preference in Firefox I can set with all-companyname.js to show the bookmarks toolbar?

I need to configure Firefox on a large number of computers. Is there a user preference I can set to show the bookmarks toolbar by default using a config file like all-companyname.js? Here is an ...
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Firefox is not clearing HSTS “cookies” when closed after a private session

Based on some information on the internet (e.g. here), Firefox deletes HSTS information after a private browsing session. My understanding is that this would mean that the ...
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VPN juniper Mac firefox

I am unable to connect to my company using VPN on my Mac. Mac version: EL Capitan Firefox version: 38.0.1 Java version on firefox as verified Version 8 Update 66. When I am trying to connect, the ...
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Specific website won't load

I have an 32bit Windows 7 Enterprise machine running the latest versions of Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and Java. All Windows updates has been installed as well. When trying to open a specific website ...
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Dnsleaktest.com fails to function/does not find the DNS servers when I use a proxy. Why?

When I use a VPN, and when I go to the website dnsleaktest.com, it displays the DNS servers of the VPN service provider, and not any DNS server of my ISP. So far so good. However, I am puzzled when ...
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Make firefox remmeber password for children sites

You guy know that I have localhost for example, I installed many websites on the host, then when I login to a website, Firefox will ask to remember password, just click Yes and done. However, It will ...
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Allow outdated firefox extension to be enabled

So I have a lovely extension called Pentadactyl. It's not maintained for every "major" Firefox release and thus may have an outdated version number somewhere. It does its job and frankly it's my ...
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Firefox web proxy not being called

I created a generic handler (similar to a web page) Handler1.ashx. When I browse to http://localhost:50824/Handler1.ashx the handler is called. So it is working. But when I set Firefox's Settings to ...
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Can a greasemonkey script know what's been loaded into another tab?

I'm planning to write a Greasemonkey script that will run on a particular URL (@include or @match), but, I'd like to have it so that if I open up one or more additional tabs with the same URL, the ...
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How to make pictures not load blurrey at first

I noticed on many platforms (including Windows and Android) Firefox loads images blurry at first (especially when viewing google images). How can this be changed? I'd prefer nothing to be loaded at ...
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Video streaming from sites like twitch.tv and vessel lag, but youtube runs perfect, they are not using bandwidth?

I'm on windows 10. So YouTube streaming works perfect at 720p/60fps, but if I try load even a medium stream on my gaming PC, its unwatchable, and the same goes for vessel. When I look under resource ...
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Firefox with arguments stripped from start menu

Migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 10, some of my start menu items have gone missing. Among them is one to start the Firefox profile manager, and another to launch a specific profile. They were in ...
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Removing/preventing super cookies in Firefox

The latest version of Firefox is not compatible with Better Privacy. Is there an alternative that would get rid of super cookies? By the way, I'm assuming Ghostery is not enough for this matter.
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How to prevent the operating system from accessing internet while still enabling web browsing?

What would be the best way to effectively isolate a computer from the internet so that especially the operating system cannot access the net, while still allowing the user to browse the web using some ...
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Redirect browser to a different website when you visit a certain website?

I am having this problem with yahoo mail. When I log out of my email, it takes me to yahoo.com homepage instead of the yahoo login website. What I want to do is that when the yahoo.com website is ...
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How do stop Mozilla telemetry?

My Firefox install on my desktop is repeatedly trying to connect to "https://incoming.telemetry.mozilla.org". That site appears like it's probably legit (my only question is that it appears to be ...
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How can I disable video autoplay on CNN.com in Firefox?

I have tried setting Shockwave to "ask to activate," and it actually worked for 2 days. Now it's not working even though the setting has not changed. (I just checked it.) I even disabled Shockwave ...
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Open a webpage when closing a browser

My company has started using an online attendance system. We are supposed to sign-in manually when we come in the office AND signout while leaving. I have set it as my homepage so that I don't forget ...
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Drop-down menus on websites won't stay open — Chrome & Firefox — Windows 10

In a nutshell, the problem is that when I go to a drop-down on a web site (e.g., Amazon's drop-down on the left side of the search box, or eBay's "All Categories" drop-down on the right of its search ...
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Can't reach google sites (search, gmail, youtube, etc)

I'm having a weird problem with my computer (windows 10 desktop) where none of my browsers are able to access Google related websites. pinging google.com gets a timeout. I've tried reseting, clearing ...
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How to open bookmarks in an unloaded state in Firefox?

I would like to be able to open bookmarked pages --- potentially a large number of them --- in an unloaded state. By "unloaded" I mean the state that pages are in at startup in Firefox if you choose ...
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Firefox on the server, can that give trouble?

I'm working on a project in which we need to download all sorts of files from websites. To reliably do this we also had to be able to do this for links containing javascript. I finally managed to do ...