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How to browser privately in Firefox and Chrome over login & password?

I'd like to open a web browser, login to it with my details so my cookies and all the history/stuff is stored only somewhere in Cloud. I haven't found this solution so far. Maybe I am not looking ...
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Can a website owner/mods tell which addon you are using, like the auto refresh addon?

I know there is a similar question but this is different and I did NOT get an answer from that question.. Anyways here goes.. I use the addon auto-refresher on firefox and recently got a message from ...
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Change gtk+ file open dialog

I’d like to change it for another that can resize picture on the preview, i.e. not only show a thumbnail of fixed size. I know that this may require change of the toolkit in use, so which packages do ...
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How to restore/recover an old Firefox cache folder without Firefox moving it to Cache.Trash?

How can I restore an old Firefox cache folder so I can access its' contents? I thought this would be easy, but I was wrong. I have about a dozen old Firefox cache folders, one of which contains a ...
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Quick Enable and Quick Disable extensions for Fifefox?

I need to enable and disable Roboform Addon quickly so I need something like this on Chrome : ...
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Major FIREFOX Redirect Error Problem (Error Code 11156)

I would appreciate some help please. When I try to log into some website, im being redirected to the members only page (e.g. dashboard, main account, etc) but instead of successfully landing there as ...
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Delete hung firefox update?

Firefox displays the following message when I open it: Firefox also provides this: The problem began last week or the week before. When it happened, I manually installed the latest version. ...
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Change or edit locale settings of browser

I would like to easily change the locale setting on my browser (Chrome or Firefox). When I surf to certain sites they automatically localize, I would like to be able to change that as some sites ...
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Disable the `onselectedtext()` Javascrip method in Firefox

Many websites use the onselectedtext() method to pop up messages ("Read Aloud" or "Embed Quote") when selecting text on a webpage. I habitually select text to find my place when reading, so this ...
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Is there a way to map Firefox web inspector links to an external program?

The Firefox web inspector tells you where to find a particular style declaration--it gives you the filename and line number, and provides a link which, when clicked, takes you to that file in the ...
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Firefox 32: Download fails; cannot read from source

I'm running Firefox 32, and am currently unable to download files. This is the error message I get, for every single download: C:\Users\Michael\AppData\Local\Temp\Ch+rOsoW.pdf.part could not be ...
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Mozilla NSS certutil binary

I have a problem with Firefox 32 and installed SSL certificates in cert8.db and I want to investigate it. I have found out that there is a tool called "certutil" from Mozilla that can work with this ...
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Firefox 32.0: “Do this automatically for files like this from now on” option not available on Linux

I want to add a content type for text file to Firefox's Applications list so that text files will get automatically saved to my Downloads directory. I read on firefox's help that we cannot manually ...
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Something is preventing image downloads

I have a problem in which something prevents me from downloading images, at least imperfectly. I first noticed that when I was browsing the internet only the top part of an image will download. ...
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Firefox 31 keeps asking for Proxy Authentication

I read a lot of questions through the internet about this, but I didn't find any one that worked for me. In Options>Advanced>Connection I have chosen the Manual Proxy Configuration, I have entered my ...
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How to hide alt tags in Firefox?

I use this addon to block images in Firefox https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/image-block/ . And this one to block in Chrome ...
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How to avoid when I click on a link and it opens an ads page? [closed]

When I navigate on several web-sites it happened that I click on links and the browser open an ads page. If I try to click a second time on the same link it opens the right page. 1 - Why it happened? ...
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How to change Firefox preference default value?

I have problem with Firefox(31.0) on my Windows(7). I don't want that Firefox use system proxy, and for this issue, set "No proxy" in Options/Advanced/Network/Settings. But when I close Firefox then ...
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Mozilla Firefox Graphic Rendering is Glitchy (Ubuntu 14)

I am using Firefox 31 & it does not render smoothly AT ALL. Almost every time I switch pages or the DOM re-flows, it will jump between the last image and the new image. If I watch the browser ...
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Does a certificate from “open.nsa.gov” in firefox mean the browser defaultly trusts the NSA?

While exploring Firefox options I see that I have a certificate identifying the NSA, issued by the US Government. I don't recall adding this at any point and don't really want my machine trusting the ...
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Why must I turn off my “Master Password” to sync passwords with Firefox Sync?

Up to now, I used a master password in Firefox. After I upgrade Firefox Sync (from the "pairing based" to the new "password based" one), I can only check the "passwords" field in Sync if I turn off my ...
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How can I print all browser tabs to PDF using Mac, FF 31 or latest chrome?

I want to print all opened browser tabs. I have tried to download "global print" for FF, but it allows printing only to printers. How can I print all tabs to pdfs?
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Keep app audio playing in background on Android

I listen to video lectures on apps like Vimeo&Dailymotion, and it's frustrating not being able to do other things on my device while listening, like I do on my laptop. As soon as the ...
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Why does Firefox interpret 100% zoom differently to other browsers?

It's bugged me for a while that Firefox (on Windows 7) seems really "zoomed in" compared to other browsers, even after using ctrl-0 or the zoom menu to make sure its zoom level is 100%. Chrome left, ...
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How to add a hyperlink to Windows 8.1 Start Screen which will open in Firefox not Internet Explrorer

I wanted to add to the Start Screen a tile which will open my mailbox in Firefox. I followed tutorial in which I added the shortcut via IE->Tools->Pin website.... but the tile from the Start ...
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url string stream editing on the fly?

I have a problem with an unnamed 3rd party application (appA). It has the ability to dynamically link to other applications through a dynamic url link you can setup. I'm trying to integrate with ...
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How mozilla decides to offer me an ESR download insdead of regular version?

I have noticed something strange , when using IE11 Dev images from modern.ie website . When i navigate to Firefox Download page , and click a Download button , the version i am being offered is an ...
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Can a non-admin windows user install Firefox to their C:\Users\xx folder?

I was under the understanding that installing Firefox wrote to the C:\program files (x86)\ folder and put registry entries into HKLM, therefore on a locked-down workstation a user would have to have ...
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How to export a single Firefox extension as an installable xpi file? [duplicate]

Once upon a time I have installed an extension, that is no longer available: YouTube Smart Pause . Is there any way to export this extension back into the xpi file, so I can give it to my friends? ...
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FF multiple instances on same host thinclients

Im ICT manager at a primary school. Last year our school switched to one host/server pc (Windows 2008 server) and thin-clients. All thin-clients are connected to the server/host pc. I found out that ...
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autocomplete and cache in Firefox

I am trying to understand if there is any difference between browser (in my case Firefox) cache and the place where 'autocomplete' data for an HTML form is stored in the browser. Unified storage for ...
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Why would my computer suddenly refuse to open one particular website?

I've had this happen once before recently on a different site, and I don't know what I did to fix it. Now my computer will not open any page on stackoverflow.com. When I try, I get the error message: ...
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When I set up multiple home pages in Firefox, I get both/all pages when I click home button

When I set up multiple home pages, I get all pages set up as homepage when I click home button . I have set homepage to www.google.co.in/|www.gmail.com . On startup it works fine . It opens both sites ...
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Whenever i try to ping some website URL, the ip address it finds is 127.0.0.1 {loopback ip address}

Whenever I try to ping some website URL, the IP address it finds is 127.0.0.1 {loopback IP address} There are many websites : mega.co.nz, 1337x.to & many more I have checked my hosts ...
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Firefox opens PDFs in gedit

When I click on a PDF link, my Firefox 31 (and older versions as well) always tries to open it with gedit, even though in Nautilus and xdg-open it gets correctly opened in Evince. In ...
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Vimperator; how to hide scrollbars on tabbar?

Since the release of the latest version of firefox, I've been having an issue where Vimperator will show scrollbars on its tab-bar. I can't find any relevant options in Vimperator's docs or via ...
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Can we get a “Forget About this site” like feature in Chrome as in Firefox?

FF has a "Forget About this site" in History, which only clears cache, cookies etc.. for the selected domain. Where is the equivalent feature/setting in Chrome or is there any extension for it?
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Why isn't “(ulimit -d 1000; firefox) &” working?

I'm trying to limit the memory usage of firefox to prevent it from stalling the whole system with problematic web sites. I tried, in bash: (ulimit -d 1000; firefox) & This should limit the ...
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Firefox “new tab” notification sound

I surf in fullscreen-mode and never know if a new tab has opened, because i hide the tab-bar and firefox does not give any notification about new tab creation. Is there a lightweight way to get newtab ...
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How to take Google search query and append modifers to the end of it in Greasemonkey discussion script

This is a greasemonkey question. What I'm trying to do is modify an old google discussions script. What were wanting to do is be able to take the google search query and add modifiers to the end of ...
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Installing FIREFOX with extensions/addons manually? (not really auto install)

I've been reading around with regards to creating firefox installers, bundling it w/ addons, using scripts, and CLI lines and a whole bunch of stuffs ... but it seems that going through this route is ...
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Does private browsing prevent socket events?

I usually do my work in Google Chrome (v36.0.1985.143), private browsing enabled. I use Firefox to browse Stack Exchange, in normal mode so that all my logins are persisted. Sometimes I accidentally ...
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Firefox Download Manager Tweak Opens numerous download windows

When starting Firefox the Download Manager Tweak extension opens numerous download windows.
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Need to change the default Border color as RED in the excel

By default the border color is black but i need to change the default Border color as RED in the excel Note: Where ever i click the cell the border should be displayed as "Red"
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How do I scan Firefox on Ubuntu Linux for malicious JavaScripts?

I run Ubuntu Linux in a VirtualBox VM. I was browsing using Firefox, and I always use Adblock Plus with default configuration (EasyList) and NoScript. Then my VM lagged(mouse badly out of sync with ...
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How to remove navigation controls from Firefox right click menu?

A recent firefox update has changed the context menu when you right click on a page to display icons such as back, forward, stop and bookmark: Is there any way to remove them? I'm using Firefox 32 ...
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Chrome and Firefox Crash When Bringing Up Windows Explorer

I am having a weird issue lately on my laptop. I am running Windows 7 and I have IE v10, Chrome v36, and Firefox v31. All my browsers are up to date and all Windows Updates are installed. The issue ...
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Is it possible to have tab completion of drop-down lists in web pages in Firefox?

Does anyone know of a Firefox plugin that would enable tab-completion (or some other key sequence like Alt-L) of items in drop-down lists in web forms? e.g. ou<TAB>in<TAB>s<TAB> ...
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Tab Mix Plus option Reload Every (seconds-minutes) is listed but its contents are empty

If this question has been asked and answered before I am sorry for this post (new here first time). In FireFox using the Tab Mix Plus addon, there is an option to reload a tab every few seconds to ...
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After deleting all my cookies I'm still logged in my google account

I'm using firefox in private navigation. I connect into my google account then I delete all my cookies and then I'm still connected into google. Why is this so ? If I delete my cookies and ...