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Firefox 29: Set default folder for setting bookmark (Ctrl + D)

I have Firefox 29.0.1 and would like to change the default folder a bookmark is saved in when pressing Ctrl + D. Currently when pressing Ctrl + D the folder is always ""Bookmarks Menu" but I want it ...
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How to change modifier key to open new Firefox tab from URL

In Safari and Chrome if I have focus in the URL field I can type Command Return to load the URL in a new tab. On Firefox it is Option Return. Is there a way to change Firefox to use Command instead of ...
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Rent cloud to build Firefox [closed]

I am going to customise Firefox for personal use on Mac , Window, and Linux. But my PC is not power enough to build Firefox quickly. It always take 2 hours, and some time get strange errors. Is ...
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Unable to access most internet sites error DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

I have problems accessing most websites, only a couple work (grooveshark, google, facebook). On almost all others I get errors. Here is what I got using different browsers: Opera: This website is not ...
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Firefox: How to have bold fonts at 120% of zoom

With stock Firefox on a stock Windows XP, I get a bold font at 133% level of zoom. It helps readability at lot but the zoom level is too high and thus too much text disappears. I want to have the ...
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Bookmarks toolbar in Firefox 29?

I love to have my favorite bookmarks (bookmarklets, and so on) on my firefox toolbar, but, surprise, in firefox 29 the toolbar is empty. I tried to use classic look restorer toolbar, but still the ...
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How can I rip off the refresh/stop button from the navigation bar in Firefox 29?

How can I rip off the refresh/stop button from the navigation bar in Firefox 29 so that I can customize its location like any other button?
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How its possible to read or open a session file of Mozila FireFox Session Manger Add on?

I have some *.session files from my previous firefox of my previous pc, that are very important for me . I installed FF and Session manger on my new pc and copy those files to the respective folder ...
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How can I remove a website from the exceptions list for a plugin on Mozilla Firefox that is set to “ask to activate”?

I normally have Mozilla Firefox ask me before activating shockwave flash on account of a slight bit of instability I notice when I tried to use YouTube. I have it set to "allow and remember" on most ...
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How do you hide the Extended Validation text in Firefox?

Certain sites have Extended Validation certificates. On top of the normal lock symbol, Firefox also shows the Organization name next to the lock symbol in green text. This gives users a nice, warm, ...
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Where is this error coming from

I work for a video hosting and delivery company. We supply our clients an iframe to embed our player (Flash or HTML5 based on detection) in their sites. I have a customer with issues and I can not ...
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Preserve session and cookie on firefox profile

How can I make firefox to preserve session and cookie for next start using about:config for 1 profile? For example I login my google account without choosing remember me and close firefox. Next time ...
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Vimperator: mapping command while in insert mode

I'm trying to make it easy to swap dictionaries while in insert mode, but when I map the command with inoremap, it just enter the command in the text area without doing anything. My command for ...
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proxy server is refusing connections on windows

I have a weird issue.I have a remote proxy server,with installed squid3.When access to proxy from Linux the server works perfectly,but from windows i get always the same message : the proxy ...
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Disable http timeout in the Firefox 29.0

How to disable timeout in Firefox 29.0 / Ubuntu 14.04? I have some web scripts that need time (up to 30 minutes) to complete. The connection has timed out The server at ... is taking too long to ...
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Command line option to print from Internet Explorer or Mozilla firefox

Is there a Command line option to print from Internet Explorer or Mozilla firefox? for Ex. C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -print -url www.google.com
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Keep login and password for proxy while clearing all passwords

I'm using Firefox 29.0. Is there a way to keep login and password for proxy while clearing all passwords in cache? Maybe there is something like local-machine proxy that keeps logins and passwords for ...
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Lingering firefox.exe

It seems like every other time I try to launch Firefox, I get an error message saying Firefox is already running. While I see no Firefox windows displayed, investigating the Processes tab in Task ...
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Firefox: how to make browse buttons in forms accept urls?

I often have to post files on different sites and some websites' forms only have a browse button to upload from your computer. If I have the file on another website, usually I have to go: right ...
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How to download these lecture videos?

I want to download these lecture videos by Miles Reid. I have tried using DownThemAll! firefox extension, but it only saves a .asx file. When I tried to open the .asx file using gedit to get the link, ...
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How to remove “Open menu”

I am using Firefox 29. I would like to remove this menu because I prefer the Menu Bar. How can I do this?
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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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Sync only a single group of tabs in firefox

I usually have multiple groups of different tabs open up in firefox. When I am working on a project across multiple computers I would like to be able to sync only a single group of tabs which are ...
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Firefox 29 messed up everything: How to return to the old style?

I accepted to update software as usual in my Ubuntu machine, but without a warning my Firefox got messed up. Icons are now small, have no text and the option to put it back is gone. It used to be ...
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How do I display the full title bar in Firefox 29?

With Firefox 29, it no longer displays the full title. For example, in this screen shot here, it only display the beginning of "The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia". How ...
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Firefox OS simulator doesn't detect my device on winXP

I have a ZTE Open device with Firefox OS. I followed this guide to push apps to it, but the Firefox OS Simulator doesn't detect it on Windows XP. If I run adb devices it lists roamer2 device. I ...
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Firefox 29: Keep “Bookmark this page”, hide “Show your bookmarks” button

In Firefox 29, the two buttons, Bookmark this page and Show your bookmarks are customized together, whence I can't manage to hide one and keep the other one, as in the following picture: How can I ...
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How to customize Firefox's GUI using CSS?

The Firefox extension Stylish enables customization of a site's CSS. I'd like to use the same extension to make some tweaks to the Firefox GUI. How can I do this?
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Weird special character issue in all browsers

Today Chrome started behaving in a rather weird way. Some websites no longer display special characters properly. For example: I see a 6 instead of an á but if I copy and paste the character itself ...
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Old settings for Firefox Sync in Firefox 29

Is there a way to configure Firefox 29 to work with an self-hosted fsyncms-Server by editing e.g. some settings in about:config? I can use my server by installing an older version of Firefox and ...
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Content Encoding Error

I just upgraded to Firefox and it is now giving me this error on certain webpages: Content Encoding Error The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because it uses an invalid or unsupported ...
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How can I fix the misalignment of the addon icons in the new menu in Firefox 29?

The problem My firefox has recently updated to version 29 (Australis), and I really like it. But the icon text in the firefox menu is behaving a little buggy for some plugins. As you can see in the ...
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Firefox 29: how to get URL/Link preview back

With FF version 29 my status bar vanished and I don't see any URL preview: when I hover over a link I want to see the URL associated to it!
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How can I manage my Delicious bookmarks in Firefox 28 and later?

I used to manage my bookmarks with the help of Delicious but recently I have encountered a problem. After a Firefox update, I noticed that my previous extension won't work anymore and when I checked ...
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Firefox not reacting to audio output changes

If I change my windows sound output (Sound > Device > Set Default Device), Firefox does not recognize the change until I reload the page or restart the browser. In every other program, including ...
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How can FireFox correct spelling on a Mac?

You know how FireFox underlines misspelled words? On Windows you can right click the word and be presented with possible corrections, but on Macs you can't right click so what do you do when a word is ...
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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 Australis Theme: Place address bar at bottom

With the new Australis design of Firefox 29, there is now a new address bar. I used to put my address bar and the search bar together with all the button to the bottom of the window. I also have my ...
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What does the removal of NPAPI plugin support mean to an end user?

I'm somewhat familiar with the family of legacy plugins - namely QuickTime, Flash, and the Java Web plugin to name a few. They've been kind of a mainstay of web applications for quite some time. So, ...
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Firefox Australis status bar not showing

Just restarted my Firefox and voila... "Australis" is installed (never clicked "yes I want this"), but oh well, get on with the progress, right? I am fine with progress, but there is no status bar ...
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Desktop style zoom on mobile browsers

I'd like to zoom into a page on my mobile browser in such a way that rather than cropping the page, the viewport width shrinks and everything zooms and reflows the way it does on a desktop browser. ...
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How to hide “Navigation Toolbar” in Firefox 29?

Using previous versions of Firefox, I could hide navigation toolbar using menu: View > Toolbars > Navigation Toolbar. Firefox 29 has no such option exposed in the UI. How can I hide nav-bar in ...
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How do I remove firefox addons which are not shown on addons list?

When I clicked on Add to Firefox plugin from https://addons.mozilla.org , It is not showing on addons manager. I have search on extension as well as on apperance But when I click again on that same ...
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Typing cursor shows where it shouldn't

I'm using the latest version of Mozilla Firefox, and somehow struck a hotkey of some sort without realizing it, and now whenever I left click anywhere, a blinking cursor appears as though I could type ...
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Firefox 29 + Tree Style Tabs + Tab Mix Plus: Open new tab with double click

After updating to FF29, I can't open a new tab when clicking on the empty area below the tabs. Edit: This is confirmed to be a change made by FF29, no addons have anything to do with it. See answer ...
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“Use Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox)” does not appear as an option for “Portable Document Format (PDF)”

I need to be able to use FDF's in PDF's and to do so I need to use Adobe Acrobat as Firefox's built-in PDF viewer doesn't FDF's. Problem is... that option is no longer appearing. "Use Adobe Acrobat ...
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Flush Chrome and Firefox DNS cache from command line?

Occasionally, I need to do a scorched Earth cleansing of my local DNS cachi. The most common scenario for this was that I was using OpenDNS, and when a name would fail to resolve (it was a hostname ...
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Can't sync Firefox custom dictionary

I used to be able to sync the Firefox custom dictionary (persdict.dat) using Dropbox by creating a symbolic link between the Firefox profile folder and the Dropbox folder. I haven't used Firefox for a ...
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What's the keyboard shortcut to open the “new menu” (PanelUI) in Firefox 29?

I am referring to this button: (called variously as "new menu" or PanelUI, thanks ciastek!) Is this basically a mouse-only button and menu, or is there some secret way of using it with the ...