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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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How to make screenshot from a responsive design rendering without having it scaled by zoom?

I need a screenshot from our web application. It will go on a printed poster, so I need it in a high DPI version. I have a 96 DPI monitor, so a standard screenshot pixelates when printed. My solution ...
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Firefox doesn't play facebook Gif images

Firefox doesn't play Facebook GIF images. They look like static JPGs. I tried changing my firefox profile (firefox.exe -P), and it works fine in another profile. I restarted firefox with add-ons ...
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Creating and launching Firefox with a new/temporal profile in OS X

This question is inspired by: Quickly create a new Firefox profile and load Firefox with it. I am looking for a similar answer but for OS X. Any way to do this from the command line?
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How to save a bookmark in multiple folders in an internet browser?

I have a bookmark in Chrome browser and I'd like to put the same bookmark in multiple folders. How can I achieve this?
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Firefox portable multiple instances

I would like to run multiple instances of Firefox portable on Windows Server 2012 R2 for remote desktop users. I changed the parameter AllowMultipleInstances in FirefoxPortable.ini but it didn't ...
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How do I make YouTube on Firefox cache the video so it doesn't need to buffer the next time I play it?

Okay just to be clear, I know how to disable YouTube's new DASH playback so that's not what I'm asking for. What I'm trying to do is make videos on YouTube be cached so that if I ever want to watch ...
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How can I clear the url cache in Firefox

I am using Firefox on Windows 10. ON one PC I have it always run in private mode. On another, I periodically clear the history. In either case, when I type in the url box, it still has all the ...
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How to install greasemonkey user scripts into Firefox by UNIX command line

I want to avoid manually navigating using Firefox browser in order to add a Greasemonkey userscript by navigating to that script on a website. That is very cumbersome if I want to add a bunch of new ...
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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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Use Firefox (or other browser) as a Proxy

I want to have multiple people pass requests though the same Firefox instance. This is not to be confused with configuring a browser to use a proxy. To be clear here are two possible solutions I'm ...
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How to have URL suggestions right inside the Firefox address bar (rather than in a list below it)?

Before reinstalling Windows on my machine, when typing "am" in Firefox address bar I immediately got "amazon.co.uk" and just had to hit enter. Now I first need to go down the suggestion list below and ...
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How to get the Firefox search suggestions in the firefrox url bar?

How can I get firefox search suggestion in the firefox url bar? Firefox | Search Or Enter Address This is the same feature as in Firefox For Android, I can type something, get some suggestions, ...
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Firefox redirects localhost to the current IP of the network adapter

I have a really strange problem. If I try to access an locally running web application via localhost then my Firefox redirects me to the IP of my network adapter an removes the given port. In Internet ...
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Troubleshoot WebGL Support in Firefox 44 / OSX 10.11.3

I am using a 13" Macbook Air 2014 with a 1.7Ghz Intel Core i7 (Intel HD 5000 Graphics). WebGL support seems to be disabled in the latest version of Firefox. Running the simple code snippet ...
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Share FireFox's Session Manager sessions

I use FireFox at home and at work. I'm able to use DropBox on both. I wanted to share a FireFox's Session Manager session on them, so that pages I leave open at home will be available next day at ...
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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's search suggestion settings

Firefox has two settings for search suggestions. One checkbox called "Provide search suggestions" and one called "Show search suggestions in location bar results". When both are checked, it will show ...
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GNU Icecat source code. Where to find a specific line?

I've been using GNU Icecat Browser (libre Firefox version made by Gnuzilla) for some weeks. I've been diving through its menus and I found an error: When I get into the 'Customize Mode' (the one that ...
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“Connection was reset” after submitting some login forms in all browsers

Recently I have a problem in all browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer) when I try to login in some websites, it seems posting comments in some other websites including this website also has ...
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Find the URLs of the media being used in a webpage

Firefox used to have a way of displaying all media that was used on the page. It was useful to save images, that were loaded using JavaScript. E.g. I want to download the logo for Signal on ...
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How to turn off focus searchbar shortcut in Firefox

Question is in the title, but here's some background info: I use a custom version of the Dvorak layout on a Windows 10 machine. This is the layout I use (the internals of a .klc file) My Layout (on ...
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Google Play Music to start playing automatically in browser?

I used to have pandora.com launch automatically on startup. Now, I've built a playlist in Google Play, and have play.google.com/music#/pl/myplaylistkeyhere coming up automatically instead. ...
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How to block images in Firefox? (add-ons not working on certain websites)

I use a Firefox add-on called ImageBlock. It's usually excellent, but it doesn't work at all on Wikipedia or Amazon.com and when I right click an image at either of those websites I'm not given the ...
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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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How to Remove Private browsing from firefox V44

Is there a way to remove the entire option or just to disable private browsing in firefox V44.0(linux). I serched in google and sould only find answers or older version of firefox. I also tried ...
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Where to change setting like `offline-apps.allow…` in firefox?

I'm trying to change offline-apps.allow_by_default;true to offline-apps.allow_by_default;false in order to prevent harpjs and outlook from storing content on my PC. Can someone tell me where I change ...
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How can I Ctrl+select in StackOverflow?

In Firefox 44.0.2, I can use Ctrl+Select to select multiple words that are not at the same place. However, this shortcut key does not work on every website. When I do Ctrl+Select in SuperUser or ...
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Firefox doesn't ask me for a certificate when visiting a site that needs one

I use Firefox 44.0.2 on a Linux Xubuntu system. I'm trying to access a company website that requires a certificate. I can confirm I have the correct certificate in ...
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Strange font rendering in Chromium and Firefox

On some sites I have troubles reading text because of strange rendering. The problem is in both Chromium and Firefox on ArchLinux on a MacBook Air 11" X is configured with RGB antialiasing, but it ...
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Firefox Sync Preferences also syncs its own settings, bug or by design?

I have 4 firefox installs. On two I want Add-ons synced. On two I want separate addons. However, whenever Preferences is set to sync, the Sync settings are synced. It's very confusing. i.e. - Once ...
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Preventing Firefox from visiting what's typed as search keywords in address bar

I often type keywords directly in Firefox's address bar in order to search Google. Sometimes Firefox attempts to add "www" and ".com" to these keywords and visit the resulting URL. This almost always ...
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Youtube video's wont start

I am having this problem from a long time , and it is really annoying I have a windows 10 64bit machine ,with mozilla firefox for win 64 latest version I have 3 addons Idm integration and Tamper data ...
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Why does Firefox constantly open files and directories?

It concerns me that Firefox is constantly opening its own directory over and over again for no apparent reason. This is obviously bad for mechanical disk drives. Here is an example of the file ...
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GMail drag and drop selects text

When I try to "move a conversation" in GMail to a label, Firefox selects all the text in the inbox. This does not happen when you grab the email from left "rugged" edge (this makes the conversations ...
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How to get Firefox debug output on Windows

Firefox has started reliably crashing on startup. It crashes instantly in normal mode, and after about 4 seconds in safe mode. I'm trying to see any kind of debugging output so I can work out what is ...
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How to make Firefox use HTTP/1.1

There is this webserver in Python (code see end of post). Whenever Firefox connects, the webserver reports HTTP/1.0. *.*.*.* - - [17/Feb/2016 15:50:59] "GET /?size=100 HTTP/1.0" 200 - With wget, ...
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Firefox on Windows: How to make the text cursor indicate text direction?

When typing text in Windows and switching between left-to-right and right-to-left input languages, you typically get a visual indication on the text cursor to show you which mode you're in (LTR or ...
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Why does firefox not use Consolas font while fc-match consolas shows it?

Visiting a pages that use the Consolas monospace font (e.g. [1], minimal example at [3]) instead renders Nimbus Mono. I installed the Microsoft fonts according to the arch wiki[1] using the ...
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Google chrome and Mozilla firefox automatically displaying to unwanted web page whenever I find www.google.co.in

I'm using Widows 8.1, in that Google chrome and Mozilla Firefox automatically displaying to unwanted web page whenever I search www.google.co.in. I tried to uninstall both the software and reinstalled ...
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Firefox redirection to dnssearch.com

My Environment OSX El Capitain FireFox 44.0.2 Service Provider : Time Warner Cable Issue only happens in Firefox, Safari and Chrome are okay Issue Summary Whenever i type incorrect web address like ...
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How can I stop Firefox from autocompleting the wrong site in the location bar? [duplicate]

There are a few sites I have visited by mistake. These are not bookmarked, but despite repeated clearing of browser history, both from within Firefox, and using CCleaner, Firefox keeps suggesting ...
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Updating Firefox causes two icons to appear in the taskbar in Windows 10

I am using Firefox version 44 on Windows 10. Whenever there is any update to Firefox, this will cause 2 icons on the taskbar whenever I open Firefox, like attached picture below: Other than that, ...
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When using Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal Root Certificate, can you view the website's certificate?

Use of Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal Root Certificate with Firefox is discussed in this post, Which CA issued certificate for https://www.google.com. My question is (other than for google.com) is it ...
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Opening encrypted pdfs in Ubuntu firefox

I am trying to open an encrypted pdf file in the ubuntu version of firefox. I am offered gedit as a default option, which doesn't work - i just get a stream of incomprehensible characters. I usually ...
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Use proxy on Firefox, but not for https

My company uses a proxy, but does allow https directly. Don't ask me why. I tried to add an exception to the proxy settings, but https://* does not work. I also tried to disable "Use this proxy ...
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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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why firefox prevent me from reseting password?

I forget my password and I want to reset ,but Firefox alert "Attempt limit exceeded"
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Firefox 44 scrolling glitch with nVidia GTX 980 Ti & Windows 10

I've been experiencing graphical glitches when scrolling in Firefox 44 since I newly installed Windows 10 (1511) on my PC yesterday. Here's a video of the glitches (partly slo-mo to make the ...