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Firefox does not recognize custom searchplugin on arch linux

I'm using DuckDuckGo for all my web searches, since I prefer it's privacy over Google. But since I want some custom search settings, and don't use cookies, I'm glad that the URL parameters allow me to ...
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Highlighting text on nytimes.com

I read the New York Times on a touchscreen laptop (Firefox, Windows 8). Whenever I select/highlight text using my mouse, the website seems to think I'm either swiping left or right using the ...
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Different upload speed on youtube in different browsers

So I upload a lot of heavy videos on youtube and upload speed is kinda important for me. My speed is 100 mbits and upload supposed to be 80 to nearby places. Speedtest to san jose shows 22 mbit upload ...
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Text highlighting not showing up in Firefox on Linux

I recently upgraded Firefox and discovered that highlighted text was no longer showing up! Text would still be highlighted (I can copy / paste to verify), but both in edit controls and on the page ...
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Turn off font smoothing in SeaMonkey for Windows

I'm running SeaMonkey on Windows 8.1, and I have recently upgraded to version 2.40. Although I have full-pixel AA and ClearType disabled entirely (which can be seen either by running ...
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How to convert a webpage to PDF with preserving its look (exactly as on web browser) and text/links?

I'm looking for a way to convert a webpage to PDF, but preserving the webpage's look. Also preserving webpage's text (being selectable), searchable [Generating image screenshot for the webpage would ...
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How can I set an absolute minimum and maximum rendered font size in firefox?

I really really hate how web pages use douche font-sizes either too small to read or so big a headline takes 1/4 of the viewport. I would like to know if there are any way (addons / user.js / etc) to ...
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Lock Firefox Settings and Changes / Addons and about:

I would like to lock my Firefox. The quest is: don't let anyone or anything change something on my Firefox. I would like to block any changes (add-ons, settings, prefs). I created: as.js with: ...
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What is the Firefox keyboard shortcut to open plain text url in new tab?

There are still webpages which contain full urls as plain text but without the link functionality. What I mean: www.google.com What I don't mean: www.google.com Is there a keyboard shortcut in ...
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Firefox no longer offers an auto complete list when signing in to Outlook email so I must type the full email address every time I want to sign in

Using Windows 10 Autofill options work as normal once in Outlook and in other situations. "Remember History" is selected in Firefox/Options/Privacy. Same problem now occurs on all my 3 devices and for ...
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Why does Mozilla Firefox list my History of Tabs as 2 separate lists?

1 and 2 appear mutually exclusive. 3. Please see the entitled question. How can 1 and 2 always remain and be merged as one list?
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Get rid of stubborn browser start page [duplicate]

Recently, my Firefox home page became stuck on trustedweb.com (probably as a result of something my son had installed). No matter what I set the home page to, it always goes to that trustedweb.com ...
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Firefox occasional “unable to find proxy” error

I have recently installed squid proxy on my local machine to work as a forwarder to my company's corporate proxy (some applications i use have issues with proxies that require credentials) but ...
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How to set the default encoding to Unicode?

How do I set the default encoding in Firefox/Iceweasel to Unicode (instead of Western)? I'm particularly interested in the default encoding for *.txt files. Firefox/Iceweasel seems to always choose ...
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Firefox randomly won't start - Ongoing investigation

I'm going insane with this problem. I cannot create an account at mozilla. They are idiots now. I click "forgot password" "forgot username" whatever, I never get the email from them to retrieve it. ...
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How to synchronize all browsing data (including history, bookmarks and passwords) between Chrome and Firefox in real time [closed]

Is there a gadget for Windows that would allow me to merge all browsing data between Firefox and Chrome in real time without having to manually export/import. I save a password in Chrome and it ...
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Context menu start in Private Browser

Is there any way to start a browser (i.e: firefox, chrome, opera, etc) in private/incognito mode without having to open the browser? There are methods that exist to configure the browser to start in ...
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How do I allow connetction only to specific websites on windows7 (chrome and firefox)

The kids are getting on my nerv. I have to leave open access to the laptop and the apps on it. People in the family need to access a total of 3 sites on the internet while I'm gone. How do i only ...
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How to start Firefox with activated firebug via command line

Is there a way to activate firebug when starting Firefox via command line? c:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe mysite.dev /{ACTIVATE_FIREBUG}
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How do I modify the menubar in FireFox to display full page/tab title?

With FF 45.01 and previous versions for some time the page title is not displayed alongside of the menu bar, nor as part of it in Windows 10 and 8.1. Exists the option to change the value, browser....
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Is the official Adobe Flash repository for Linux outdated? [duplicate]

TL;DR version: I am on Linux, manual downloads gives me v11.2.202.577, official repo gives me 11.2.202.569. Is my copmuter brokened and how do I fix it? I'm trying to update Flash for Linux using ...
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How to conditionally (un)invert colors on inverted websites?

Some web pages tend to use inverted colour schemes, i.e. light text on dark background (or vice versa, if your system theme is "inverted"). Discussions about the pros and cons of this aside, the ...
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Caret browsing in Google search in Firefox?

I used to do a google search then hit tab and browse results with the arrow keys. At sometime that didn't work any more and I don't know why. Any clues?
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Portable Firefox: Portableapps vs Direct update widely different sizes

I have Portable FF 43.0.1 in my Win 10. Portableapps offered me to update it (Main Menu - Apps - Check for updates) to FF 45.0.1, quoting a size of 95Mb, which, just in case, I verified it was the ...
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Why Selenium IDE does not work here?

I would be glad if you prove me wrong but apparently Selenium IDE is fairly unreliable. For example, the last command in the following script does not have any effect inside the script but if I double ...
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How can I launch FireFox with no window frame or tabs / address bar?

I am looking for a way to launch Firefox from a script or command line without any window frame, address bar, or tabs. I'd like to be able to launch this at a given window size and position on screen. ...
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View earlier version of a webpage

A clothing webshop I bought from sent me an item that didn't match the description from the website. I sent them an email and they told me the information on the website was correct. I went to check ...
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How to track url redirects in .Net Application?

When I type http://example.com/load/ in my browser and press ENTER, this website redirects me to several URL's and then I finally landed on http://example.com/load/3/. These redirection happens at ...
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Firefox frequently hanging, but no Javascript? Browser environment corrupted?

Recently my browser (Firefox latest version) has been hanging when visiting heavily commercialized sites even though I have Javascript and YouTube and other programmatic features disabled. How can a ...
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Ever since upgrade to Windows 10, Firefox 45 and Chrome 49 just loop when override with hosts file entry

The standard method of developing dev sites, or accessing temporary old sites after moving them is to place an entry into c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts - just like /etc/hosts on UNIX machines. ...
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Mobile friendly ftp listing

If i have to access an ftp server on mobile browser (Fire Fox) i get the same type of listing i get on a desktop. which is not suitable on for mobiles I do realize that ftp servers cannot do this. ...
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Chrome apparently doubles upload rate to Google Drive - but not really

Here’s a conundrum for you. I was uploading video files to my Google Drive, and noticed that uploading via the web GUI using Chrome appeared to be twice as fast as uploading through the same ...
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How do I print a web page as a PDF from Firefox (using Adobe) without the URL in the footer?

I have Adobe Acrobat installed on my Windows 7 machine, and I'm trying to print a webpage as a PDF from Firefox. When I do, the URL of the page is automatically placed in the footer. I did uncheck the ...
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How to disable automatic top level domain completion?

When I type "http://something" in the Firefox url bar and Firefox can't resolve I get automatically redirected to "http://www.something.com/". It even does this when I never visited something.com ...
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Unable to access MSDN web

I am unable to access any MSDN web page, always being redirected to https://msdn.microsoft.com/cookie.aspx which shows Not Expected The problem is described here & deleting all cookies is ...
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How to Control Firefox Centrally under Windows?

I wonder whether Firefox can be controlled centrally within a Windows domain without using third party software such as PolicyPak. In particular I want to configure firefox centrally through a group ...
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How to setup a VPN for some applications without breaking the default connection

I am looking for a way to use a VPN on a windows 2008 server but only with Firefox. As this server is the host of some web apps I would need to keep the default connection. I guess I should setup a ...
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Firefox will not start (no window)

I have the latest Firefox version, and am running Windows 10 Home 64-bit, preinstalled on a new laptop (Acer). Firefox starts (the process appears in Task Manager) but no window appears. Trying to ...
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Deleting cookies and history without user intervention

I am looking for a clickless solution for deleting cookies in Chrome or Firefox. Basically deleting cookies and history without my intervention. For example, every time a selected website gets visited ...
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Firefox with Keyboard Types Random Keys

I am having a serious issue with my computer in which when I type certain letters in Firefox other letters appear. The keys with the problem change and it may be working from 5 minutes and then broken ...
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Javascript for dynamic bookmark

I tried to create a dynamic bookmark by cribbing from a variety of examples, but it doesn't work and I get no diagnostic messages. I'd be grateful for any help and/or info. Here is what I have:- ...
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Is there a way to append a web browser's current URL to a plain text file?

I find plain text bookmarks to be much easier to use, and much more future-proof, than ones that are locked inside the browser itself. For one, I often change browsers, so having a text file with URLs ...
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How to disable “Reset Firefox…” button pop-up at Firefox browser startup

How to disable "Reset Firefox..." button pop-up at browser startup? Have investigated a lot, but haven't found how yet. Have investigated if a config line in config file c:\Users\<user123>\...
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Can I disable the unicorn in Firefox?

In Firefox 29 or later, if you use the "Customize" feature to remove everything from the menu, a unicorn is displayed. While this is very amusing, the reason I removed all those items is that I ...
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Can Firefox tell me which third-party cookies are blocked for a given page?

I would like to create exceptions for select third-party cookies. But, I don't know what domains the third-party cookies come from (yet). Typically this is for logins to white-labelled support sites e....
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Can't load REcaptcha in any of my browsers

I'm having an issue with a computer, for some reason it won't display the REcaptcha, no matter the browser I'm using. I made sure JS is working Java is fully updated Browsers(Chrome, FireFox, IE) ...
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Firefox: Show push notifications on different screen

When Firefox displays a push notification it always show up on my secondary screen in the bottom right. This is a really bad location as my browser is always on my primary screen and I'm usually not ...
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How to open Firefox on a remote machine but get the display on the local machine using SSH?

I've logged into the remote machine via ssh and used the command firefox --display:192.168.1.2:0 Where 192.168.1.2 is the IP address of the local machine. But it says "Error: cannot open display: ...
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Firefox “do not ask me again” option for unresponsive scripts isn't working - what can I do?

Firefox keeps asking me if I want to stop unresponsive scripts when it encounters them. This happens a lot with my Gmail inbox after it has been left open for some time, however it happens on other ...
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How to get the copy outer html function in Firefox to get components inside iframes?

Windows 7, Firefox 43.0.1. When I go to a page that contains an iframe, select an element on the page that is INSIDE the iframe, click "inspect element", then scroll to the top, right click and ...