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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 ...
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Firefox 29: How to get Control Menu back?

I just updated to Firefox 29 today, and now there's no Control Menu (Firefox icon). In fact, the entire Title Bar is now missing. Here's how it looks in Firefox 29 (NOT what I want): And here's ...
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Youtube live stream does not scroll in Firefox browser on Windows Vista

I am trying to watch a live stream in Firefox on Windows Vista. I can watch what is happening online, but I'm not able to scroll backwards and forwards. How can I fix this?
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Firefox Add-On bar keeps opening red

I'm using Firefox 28.0. Lately, when launching the Add-On bar has a full red background. Have not loaded any new add-ons or extensions since this started. I read that this may have to something to do ...
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Black screen for videos

I have a strange problem with videos in Firefox: After a while videos played via a HTML5 video player only show a black screen, when actually being played. The videos play just fine when I restart ...
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Force text/background color in text fields in Firefox

On some websites when there is a text input area, the colors comply with my theme, i.e. white text on dark background. But in other websites, such as security.stackexchange.com for example, the input ...
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Firefox - Download files using external bash script

Is possible to issue external bash script when files are being downloaded in Firefox? My goal is high customization. E.g. scripting something that will save files to specified folder based on ...
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Possible to “manually” search a running program's memory?

Would it be possible to manually search through a running/active program's memory (in Windows 7)? Windows just notified me that Firefox "has stopped working" and is asking me to close or debug. I had ...
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Run Firefox as a separate limited user

Each year up to 100 new local and remote code execution vulnerabilities in Firefox are found. This is not browser specific, each browser is potentially vulnerable. Running it under your own user ...
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regulate browser memory consumption

I play a browser-based game that I would like to be able to keep running 24/7 if possible. The problem is that the more the page is refreshed, and the longer the game kept running, the more memory the ...
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How to view the source of a non html page?

I need to view the source of a webpage. This web page is a plain text page with some text regarding an error. But the page's content type is set to image/jpeg. If I visit the page in Internet Explorer ...
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Adding URLs to firefox visited history links

Is there any way to add links to firefox history like bookmarks? I want Firefox remember those as visited links without opening them
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how to prevent Adobe Flash Player from loading confirmation webpage in Firefox after update?

I usually have dozens of tabs open in my web browser and I rely on those tabs being reloaded when I open the browser back up after I closed it. If I need to update Flash Player in Firefox then it ...
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Google products and services not loading at all

This started suddenly. Basically i was watching videos on youtube, and suddenly it stopped loading. After a few refresh attempts, it started saying Firefox cannot find the server at ..... Then I tried ...
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How to create a desktop shortcut for the SQLite Manager firefox plugin?

I frequently use the SQLite Manager plugin of Firefox for playing around with a light weight database file I've. The problem with this is, whenever I have to open the SQLite Manager, I need to first ...
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about connecting internet through usb from android phone to laptop running on win 8

I am getting connected but I cant access connection to my store in windows 8 laptop connecting via usb cable to android mobile, can pls someone suggest me why I am not and how I can gain connection to ...
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How can I see which devices are synced with my Firefox? [duplicate]

I have set up Firefox Sync on several devices. I can give a name to each device, but, I could find no way to see the list of devices which I already synced. How can I get this information?
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Adding a startup password to a browser

In my work computer, I like to stay logged into my email accounts, Facebook etc. However, I am concerned that someone might get into my computer when I am away (e.g. an administrator can log into my ...
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Is there a way to restore deleted Firefox bookmarks?

I recently had my computer serviced by Geek Squad (never again) and they deleted my firefox.exe and all my bookmarks. When I browsed to C:\%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox there was nothing there except a ...
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Vmware vCloud director browse button do not work

I am using vmware director and i want to upload an iso image but the browse button do not work as you would expect it to. i took this screenshot I have masked the company details for privacy ...
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What does the ei= code in a Google link signify? [closed]

Whenever I hit cmd+K in Firefox I get redirected to a Google search page. I would expect it to just go to www.google.com but instead it sends me to a link that looks like this: ...
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How to open local folder in thumbnail view in Chrome or Firefox?

It's quite easy to open local picture files with Chrome or Firefox by right clicking > open with. When I navigate from the address bar into the folder the image is in I get a page like Index of ...
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How to view text file in Firefox window without downloading it?

I want to see the content of a .m3u8 file without downloading it. I remember reading this trick somewhere, but I can't remember exactly where. What I do remember, is that it involves adding special ...
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Firefox shows weird code when all tabs are closed

When I close the last tab by clicking on X on Firefox, it displays a long and weird JavaScript from http://s.ytimg.com/yts/jsbin/html5player-tr_TR-vflTXVVD8.js. Is this a bug? What does that code ...
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On OSX, how can I reload all visible browser windows at once?

I'd like to reload/refresh all my open/visible browser windows at once. Ideally I'm looking for one keyboard shortcut, or something like the existing contextual menu for reloading all tabs in a ...
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How to add a self-signed certificate to Firefox besides adding it as a CA?

Since it's not a wise thing to add a self-signed HTTPS cert as a CA to Firefox, my question is: How can I add a self-signed certificate to Mozilla Firefox? (not as a CA). So that I will not be warned ...
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Is GDDR5 compatible with DDR3?

I want to buy a MSI GeForce GTX 760 that is GDDR5 and I have a motherboard that is only DDR3. The thing is, I don't know if there is a newer type of motherboard that can support GDDR5 or my ...
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how to survey and show every single connection from Firefox?

I want to find which files or data is downloaded while loading and interacting on a specific webpage. How do I show every connection attempt from Firefox? I would like to use command line tools ...
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Flash plugin “unresponsive” if application is in fullscreen

if I have a website with anything flash open, and I open another application such as Powder toy, VLC, etc in Fullscreen mode, Firefox will rudely minimize the application to tell me "the flash plugin ...
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Downloaded a Firefox Addon on addons.mozilla.COM. Ignored Untrusted Certificate. Should I worry?

This site: https://en-us.add-ons.mozilla.com has an untrusted certificate. (At least with my browser: Iceweasel 24.2.0) I find that highly suspicious. But I do not know enough about such ...
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Why is Chrome the only major browser that supports printing to PDF? [closed]

Chrome has had the ability to print a webpage to a PDF for quite a while now. Why is it that the other 2 major browsers have not followed suit? Is it because of... licensing technological hurdle ...
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Automatic Copy to clipboard when deleting bunch of text

Since some time I noticed an irritating behaviour on my PC (Windows 7). Whenever i have a bunch of text. Want to copy part of it (to clipboard), and later select remaining text and delete it with ...
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Firefox maintains history as a set, not as a list?

This may sound strange, but when I revisit sites from my browsing history they get deleted from their original position and added again at the end. This seems kind of bizarre and I would like to ...
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SSL https (http secure) sites won't display is client or server side?

Oddly, python.org has suddenly become unreachable for me through the Archlinux repo version of Firefox (v27 and v28.0 update): Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection ...
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Web browser | Disabling the download of arbitrary scripts

I use firefox. Is there an addon or setting to stop my browser from downloading all the scripts that are linked on a webpage? I would like to only follow links which are at domains in my whitelist. I ...