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Viewing HTML5 video in Firefox on Windows 7 without WMP

I have Windows 7 but without WMP, because the license I purchased didn't include it and I've never used it anyway. However, it seems that HTML5 videos won't play in Firefox unless I install WMP. It ...
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Add ToolBar seperator to Firefox

Is it possible to add a toolbar separator to Firefox (35.0.0.1)? I can't see the option; Used to be available.
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Start Firefox update (nightly) without actually starting firefox [duplicate]

I'm running a nightly version of Firefox (aptly called "Nightly"), and there's a problem. Given this is a nightly release, one of the recent updates, pretty much make Firefox unusable - it'll crash ...
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Why is Firefox opening PNGs with Wine when there is no such association in preferences?

When I have a .png attachment in GMail it offers to save the file, or, for some reason, open it in Wine: But if I look in the Appliations panel: This is a bit of a WTF for me: why is JPEG and ...
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Browsers delaying 5 seconds before attempting first dns query

I have a fresh OS install with Firefox. When i open Firefox the homepage (google) takes 5-8 seconds to load. All subsequent pages load instantly. I loaded Wireshark to check if its the DNS server ...
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Set window size Firefox using cmd

This documentation contains various parameters that could be passed to the firefox command, executing e.g., firefox -new-window google.com opens a new Firefox window and subsequently starts ...
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Fedora 21 window decorations for firefox and other applications

Just installed Fedora 21 How can I make Firefox gel with the systems window decoration theme? This is how it looks now: Firefox doesn't care about my theme. How can I make the top bar fit in with ...
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What regular expression should I use to allow Runnable Snippet tags through NoScript Anti-XSS Protection?

I am running NoScript in Firefox and every time I try to use a Runnable Snippet, NoScript asks me whether I want to allow the potential cross site script to execute. I can provide a regular ...
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Firefox giving SSL error message after installing new certs

Firefox users are getting the message This connection is untrusted when going to our web site. under the technical details section it lists the reason as "The certificate is not trusted because the ...
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firefox: show favicon on pop-ups

Is there an about:config setting to make FireFox use the favicon of a page as the window icon on pop-up windows? I've looked around bugzilla for issues about this, but only found this stale one: ...
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Multiple downloads from public source (web site), how to bypass “click on OK button” triggered by Javascript?

I'm trying to download multiple data sets from a public source, the European Union Transaction Log. I'm using the "Allocation / Compliance" search tool (in the left blue pane). From there I must ...
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Have privoxy accept multiple simultaneous connections from Iceweasel (a firefox fork)

I'm using privoxy to forward requests to tor and I've set my proxy server within my browser to send requests to privoxy on127.0.0.1:8118 but it seems it can only handle one connection at a time. I've ...
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How to configure Firefox to handle text/foo internally?

I frequently would like to display text-like content (e.g. text/turtle) directly in the browser (i.e. without downloading it or opening it in a separate text editor). Is there a way to configure ...
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Disable onbeforeunload in Firefox via extension or profile

I am using Firefox to automatically navigate and capture screenshots from various websites. Some of these websites use the onbeforeunload event to capture a user's attention before leaving a page. ...
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How do I copy statusbar text that appears when hovering a link?

For example, on this page, the status bar and href parameter of the link is: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=eu.chainfire.liveboot But the text copies when I do "Copy Link Location" ...
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Proxy server with compression to reduce mobile data usage

I'm often on the road, connecting to the internet through my mobile hotspot which costs me around $10/GB. Chrome and Opera browsers have "off road" features that compress data to save on bandwidth via ...
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Get Firefox to display xmlns attributes

While working with some rather bulky XML documents, I've encountered the minor frustration that Firefox's XML viewer omits all xmlns attributes while retaining the prefixes that they define. Short of ...
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Auto add my account to Firefox when installing it silently

I want to make an unattended installation of Firefox so when I open it, it will automatically sync with my account, and I don't need to type it again. This Mozilla Wiki gives you information about ...
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I am trying to get the slides from http://slidr.io/klyrr/localize-your-frontend#1 But not possible?

I am trying to get the slides at http://slidr.io/klyrr/localize-your-frontend#1 But I keep getting a Still Loading image and it is not stuck the are moving. From the Error Console I get the error ...
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How to uninstall Google Translate toolbar in Firefox

Suddenly I see Google translate toolbar popping up at any some non-English website. I never had this before and want it removed. But where..? I can't find anything under plugins or extensions, nor ...
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under windows 7 x64, x11forwarding putty ssh connecting to fedora 14 with xming, firefox no display specified

I used putty to ssh connect to a remote fedora 14. I would like to run firefox in my local windows 7 x64. I installed Xming, Xfonts in windows7, and configured /etc/ssh/sshd_config X11Forwarding yes ...
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running a firefox tar.bz install in my homedir with separate settings from a distro installed firefox

Work's mandated a specific version of firefox that's older than I'd like. They're cool with sysadmins and general tech folk running their own stuff (as long as it doesn't trip off the auto "is this ...
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Firefox and Flash: constant crashes ALL THE TIME. Seeking stability\solution [closed]

I am a sys admin for a big Australian company. We use Firefox Frontmotion (corporate Firefox, currently version 31.0) as our SOE web browser. I see crash reports and browser crashes in my analytics, ...
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Open two URLs in a new Firefox window OS X

I am trying to launch Firefox from a bash script. The desired result is that a new window will spawn with two tabs that load two specific urls. I have successfully done this with Chrome as follows: ...
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How to make Firefox forget ban on website (Youtube)?

A desktop computer is moved from location where Youtube (and many other sites) was banned at router to the location where it's allowed. In new profile, it loads OK, but i need to fix it in old ...
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After a crash, how does Firefox know what tabs I had open?

I browse in Firefox and in a sudden my power goes off. After booting the machine and opening the browser, Firefox knows my last session's tabs. Is there any file that Firefox is constantly writing to? ...
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Firefox ctrl+tab not behaving the same on same version Firefox but on different machines

I am using Firefox 35.0.1 on a Windows 7 64bit. On my work computer I have the same Firefox version and operating system but whenever I do Ctrl+Tab on my work pc, I go to the previous accessed tab or ...
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How can I make bookmarks automatically be saved to the bookmarks bar in Firefox

How would I go about making it so that my bookmarks are automatically saved to the bookmarks bar when I press the bookmarks button in Firefox like happens in Chrome?
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Proper use of “network.cookie.lifetime.days” in Firefox

Firefox doesn't have an option in its Privacy menu to select for how long to keep cookies, it's either all or nothing. A workaround is to set network.cookie.lifetimePolicy to 3 and then set the number ...
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How do i disable the open/save image dialog box on my firefox browser?

Whenever i'm trying to save an image this popup appears and the check box option "Do this automatically for files like this from now on." is disabled. I have also tried importing the old mimetype.rdf ...
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Firefox contextual search icon is “400” for several providers

See the image below. When I right click a word in Firefox and the contextual search comes up, many providers have an icon which looks like "400" with something else written below it that I can't ...
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How do I get firefox to forget last opened tabs during startup?

When I open up firefox it always remembers all of my previous tabs and opens all of them up again the next time I start it up. Is there a way to change this behavior and make it only open up one tab ? ...
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HTML5 youtubeplayer problems

I have a problem with html5 videoplayer on youtube. It's freezeng randomly (mostly after pause) and video loosing sound. I using the newest version of firefox on windows 7 x64 bits. I am working on ...
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How to see click-to-play exceptions list in Firefox

I have some plugins in Firefox set to "Ask to activate" and Firefox let's me "Allow and remember" for specific sites. Is there a view where I can see currently "remembered" sites? I know that I can go ...
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How do I import Firefox bookmarks, with tags, to Google Bookmarks?

There are many previous answers to this, but they all seem out-of-date, because of changes to Google's support for various interfaces, for example the dropping of google-toolbar-for-firefox. Going ...
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image show hide firefox add-on: disabled show images and they can be re-enable

I installed this add-on and it turned the image download and show of Firefox as expected. The problem was when I tried to re-enable the images. The add-on disregard this. I tried to uninstall and ...
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Reasons why new Google Maps is unbearably slow for me?

The new version of Google Maps is unbearably slow for me; both at home and in work. Both machines are Windows 7 64 Bit. My work colleagues have similar specs and never notice any issues. The ...
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How can I know which directory corresponds to which firefox extension?

In my firefox's extensions folder (~/.mozilla/firefox/PROFILECODE.default/extensions, I have a list of folders and .xpi files most of which have unintelligible names: ...
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How to keep a new Firefox window (created in Linux FF with a mouse command) from stealing input focus?

I'm having trouble with new Linux Firefox windows (not tabs) stealing input focus. Basically: Put your Firefox window somewhere other than where new windows tend to open. In Firefox, press ...
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Location of Firefox cache and clearing it in Mac OS X

Bear with me, as the Firefox cache has gotten more byzantine over the years so is the question. I am using Firefox 35.0.1 on Mavericks. I want to mess around with the cache. There is a lot of ...
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circumventing a foreign ip address refusal for service [duplicate]

Hi I would like to be able to watch certain shows that are not available to me because they are coming from a US site that blocks non-US IP's. Can anyone provide me with simple instructions on how 2 ...
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“Connection timed out” on specific website but ping works

I have a problem accessing www.mafiamofo.com website through any browser, I'm getting "connection timed out" in Firefox for example. I have 2 IP addresses from the same ISP. One IP goes directly in ...
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Prevent automatic redirects in Firefox

Firefox used to prevent automatic redirects and have a button you could use to opt-in to a redirect. However, a update a couple of months ago eliminated this feature and now Firefox (version 35) ...
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How to disable the default browser dialog with firefox -no-remote -P options

I have a profile called "some profile" I invoke it from the command line like this: firefox -no-remote -P "some profile" Each time I do so I get this annoying popup: Clicking on Don't ask me ...
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Determine function of button on website in Firefox

Is there a way to figure out what a button on a website does (e.g., what JavaScript functions it kicks off or things like that) without clicking it in Firefox? For example, assume I don't know what ...
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Pressing space bar causes sleep, and other weird things

Wife called. Our home "desktop" system (an HP box floor box maybe 6 years old running Vista) has started behaving strangely. First "Windows Mail" started popping up when she tried to go to Facebook ...
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Searching for literal characters with Firefox’ find feature

When using Ctrl+f to find the character ’, Firefox also finds ' (and vice versa). This was not the case in older Firefox versions (I don’t know exactly since when this happens). I understand that ...
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Distribute Firefox add-on internally

We (company) are developing a Firefox addon intended to ease the work performed on a department. The addon was developed to communicate specifically with our software. I wanted to know if there's a ...
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Current method to set Firefox address bar search URL?

I've done a bit of reading on this, but still can't figure out a nice way to do it. It might be worth mentioning that I'm using Vimperator with Firefox. I want to set the default Firefox address-bar ...
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cant browse dev server on lan, but can ping

Ive got a weird issue. My mac book has its hosts file configured with the IP Address of my windows dev server hosted on my lan. I can ping the domain name on my lan without any issue. homedev.local ...