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Internet connection blocked

I am using chrome and firefox. When I open webpages, It is showing Google Chrome's connection attempt to superuser.com was rejected. The website may be down, or your network may not be properly ...
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Possible to set homepage for Firefox Private window?

Is it possible to set a default homepage for the Firefox private browsing window so that I don't have to see the default Private window page as attached.
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Getting Error Message DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN in Chrome

I am trying to connect to the internet with WiFi but it's not connecting with Chrome and Firefox. I'm getting error "DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN" in Chrome and Firefox not ready to start. I tried to ...
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Firefox loses ability to autocomplete in the address bar after a certain amount of usage

This issue has been present for a long time for me across many versions of Firefox. I'm not able to reproduce it on demand so it's hard to file a bug report. It usually occurs after about a day's ...
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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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firefox doesn't open google or gmail

Recently I have encountered problems with firefox opening google and gmail. Since firefox is one of my favorite browsers I'd like to fix it. It was working quite well till yesterday. I managed to ...
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Switch to next tab with middle click in Firefox?

Is there a way to get Firefox to switch to the next tab when you click the middle mouse button (regardless of where on the screen the mouse pointer is)? I can't find an add-on that does this. Thanks
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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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Spellcheck in Firefox doesn’t work on full page

The speller check doesn’t work in full page. When a page is very big the check speller only works a little. Like in this page of Wikipedia How I can fix this?
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Multiple Firefox Sync accounts

How can I set up Firefox on a Windows 7 family PC so that Firefox can be used by people who have a Firefox Sync account as well as those who don't? How can FF Sync be setup so that I can log out of my ...
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Web fonts not rendered on Firefox

I'm on Firefox 42.0 and web fonts (icons) are not rendered for FontAwesome framework : or on Github : And many others websites.
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Why can a website crash the whole browser? (Firefox)

What is wrong with Firefox that a simple website can crash it completely? But not only that.. it feels like every tab runs on the same thread and when one tab does something really heavy all the other ...
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Is there a way to give focus to browser search result?

It is well known that one can use Ctrl+F to find textual content in the webpage, but after I found what I need, is there a way to give focus to the search result, so that if the result is a link or a ...
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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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Untrusted connection error on Chrome and Firefox when opening HTTPS websites

Since a few days ago - I believe it started after the Daylight Saving Time change - I can't open websites that use HTTPS connections, such as Yahoo, Facebook and Youtube, on Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. ...
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Netflix on Kali in a crouton chroot

Hi I have been playing with Kali as a secondary chroot to my Ubuntu one, both are hosted under the Chrome OS shell. It is a c270 and has an Intel® Celeron. I swapped out iceweasel for Firefox, and ...
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Web browser error: No common encryption algorithm(s)

When connecting to a bank site from my Debian (stretch/testing) PC with a recent (38.2.1) version of Firefox, I get the error: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection ...
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Accept multiple styles in Firebug

For developing I use Chrome, but I have to fix one bug in Firefox. For quick tests I use Firebug, but it sucks at the custom style rules. For example, I have copied code like that: width: ...
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Why are Web browsers sticking to 32-bit?

64-bit architectures are out for quite a long time now and most software applications have made the move already but Web browsers are staying behind. Within the major competitors, Microsoft is the ...
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Getting Certificate error on IE and Chrome but opens in FireFox

I am trying to open https://github.com on IE 11 and Chrome but it gives a SSL certificate error NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID on chrome with no option to proceed ahead. It's happening with almost ...
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Firefox pop up blocker won't turn off

I am clicking on an ad in Firefox and the browser keeps preventing the pop up from opening in a new tab. I believe that this is because the ad uses javascript:window.open() for the link. I first ...
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Get the features of Firefox fullscreen mode without maximizing window?

In other words, how do you use Firefox's fullscreen mode without forcing the window to maximize? In other words, how to get content only with a toggle that won't affect other windows. I know you can ...
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Google domain name HTTPS errors on single router only

Every time I browse to google.com or my local google (google.com.sg), I get an HTTPS error which on Chrome is ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID. The certificate that is returned appears to be for the ...
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My rundll32 url.dll does not work with try catch

I set firefox to default browser and use command rundll32 url.dll to launch url in java. It's work well. After that, I go to firefox folder, change firefox.exe to firefox123.exe..The command rundll32 ...
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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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Ligatures broken on Firefox?

I just typed "stackoverflow.com" into the URL bar of Firefox (on Manjaro Linux), and saw this: With experimentation, I found that Firefox is replacing all sorts of ligatures with (seemingly) random ...
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How do I get rid of istartsurf browser hijacker

My Firefox browser has become infected with the istartsurf hijacker, which means that an istartsurf tab is added to my browser's tabs each time I start Firefox. How do I get rid of it? What I already ...
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Access to docs.scipy.org not possible with firefox

When I want to access docs.scipy.org with my firefox (v. 42.0) I get the error: An error occurred during a connection to docs.scipy.org. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption ...
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Why every update of most Applications means just redownloading the entire program [duplicate]

Why even the most popular applications are asking its users to just redownload the entire program for just performing the updates. For example consider FireFox. They are pushing updates with no major ...
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Firefox: What's the shortcut for “Match Case” and how to change it?

I know "Highlight All" is ctrl+a, but I can't figure out what the shortcut for "Match Case" when using the Find function. I'd also like to know how to change it, if possible.
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Why am I unable to access any Microsoft website?

I'm using the Windows XP SP2 operating system. My ISP is the Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL). Whenever I try to access a Microsoft website, the following message appears: Server ...
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Gecko version number format in User-Agent strings for Mozilla Firefox

Here are four User-Agent (HTTP header) strings for Mozilla's Firefox browser. # Linux Linux / Firefox 42: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:42.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/42.0 # Mac Mac / Firefox 42: ...
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How to remove the first “Visit Website X” option in Firefox address bar?

How can I remove that first option there? It's useless, I want it to be gone completely. This used to be the default before, and it was added in some newer version I imagine. Firefox 43.0b1 - Mac OSX ...
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Facebook images show incorrectly in fullscreen mode

I used Firefox for years. Now I'm trying to switch to Chrome, but I have got a weird problem with Facebook. I have got a high-resolution display and use zoom (Ctrl-+) in all browsers to make the text ...
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Using IPv6 with Firefox on Windows 7

I have an intranet portal on which I've just enabled the IPv6 interface, and I'm trying to test it. (I can't disable the IPv4 interface yet.) On a test client machine running Firefox on Windows 7, ...
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Currency Values Pasted From Firefox Becomes Text in Excel 2003

New here. This is a commonly asked question but cannot seem to find the answer specific to my issue. Just got a refurbished computer Windows 7 Professional 32bit. Installed Office 2003 and Firefox ...
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Is the countdown timer browser dependent?

I have used a jQuery countdown timer in a website. But what I observed is that, it shows different time on different browsers, like the timer shown on chrome/ firefox differs with that shown on IE. ...
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Firefox NoScript ABE not working as expected

I use NoScript and ABE and most of the time I am successful and happy with it. I thought I understand the way it works (at least the basics). But for some websites, it just does NOT work the way I ...
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Difference between 127.0.0.1 and 0.0.0.0 in the context of the Firefox address bar

I need to configure a firefox extension to load a page that can never exist. It should be as fast as possible. The obvious choice is about:blank, but the catch is that the API used by the extension ...
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FireFox doesn't recognize correct Java RE

I have Win7 with FireFox 41.0.2 with a very old profile and 7 different Java instances. I can't simply delete old Java instances or the whole FireFox profile, and shouldn't be needed to. FireFox ...
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“Remember passwords for sites” keeps getting unchecked on its own

Any idea why "Remember passwords for sites" option in Firefox 41 Options>Security would keep getting unchecked?
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Windows 7 - Explorer Icons for Mozilla show as blanks - all others fine

Recently bought new DELL laptop .... old was also Windows 7. Transferred everything across using transfer software...purchased (not via Windows own) In Win Explorer, the icons for Mozilla files ...
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Firefox v41 has distorted arrows in all websites

I will better start my question with pictures, since it's quite hard to explain. All browsers have normal arrows in websites except Firefox. I understand that this is not a big problem, but those ...
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how to block YouTube from ooredoo Huawei mobile wifi

Im using a mobile wifi network shared with friends, but it has limited data. I told my friend not to open online videos like YouTube, but he still did so. How can I block the site?
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Powershell: Editing Firefox Prefs.js file

I'm trying to update the Firefox Prefs.js file and I am stuck: #Sets up a bogus (0.0.0.0) proxy for FireFox #Modfies the following settings in Firefox's pref.js configuration file: ...
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Move/share pinned tab between windows in Firefox

Suppose the following scenarios. Open firefox (window A). Pin tab X Open new firefox window (B) Close A Close B Open firefox No X tab If I switch steps 5 and 6, pinned tab will be there. Is there ...
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how can i take screenshot of firefox with addon result

Myself on kali linux with firefox and calomel ssl validation addon,i have many addons installed at my firefox, Main problem which i face while taking screenshot was i cant take the screenshot with ...
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Why did firefox suddenly requires plugin state to be active?

We have some PCs set up as kiosk with firefox. Firefox runing version is 35.0 from Fedora 20 with oracle java 1.7.0_67 Up until tuesday it was running alright. But at some time on tuesday firefox ...
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Is there a plugin for Firefox that forces Firefox to request the system password to view the passwords it stores? [closed]

I left my computer open (didn't lock it), and it very likely that someone living with me went to see what passwords were there given that I am the one that told them how to do so. I wish Firefox were ...
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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 ...