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Open new session without a new tab (only with pinned tabs)

My Firefox profile has a setting "Show my windows and tabs from last time" set and I have several tabs pinned, but whenever I open a new session, instead of focusing on one of the pinned tabs ...
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Export Firefox bookmarks to an HTML file to back up doesn't work

In Firefox 31, When I go to Bookmarks click Import and Backup and choose Export Bookmarks to HTML.... Then the Export Bookmarks File window opens, I choose a location to save the file. I chose ...
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How to activate CSS panel within HTML panel in a console of Firebug of Firefox?

Please see the two pictures below. 1) Chrome OK. I have CSS panel in HTML panel. 2) Firebug ISSUE. There is no CSS panel in HTML panel. How to make in appear?
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Why does the gmail web page use so much RAM? [closed]

When I log into my gmail account (using Firefox 31.0 via Ubuntu 14.04 64bit), if I save that web page to my desktop, the file size is 1.3 MB. However, if I look at Firefox's RAM consumption before ...
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CTRL+V does not work in Firefox

Ctrl+v is not working in FireFox 29. I have included clipboard settings in about:config, but it still is not working. Ctrl+c and Ctrl+x are both working. How can I solve this issue?
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Autocomplete in all KDE textareas

Is there any way to get autocomplete from system dictionaries in all KDE text areas, including Kate, Dolphin, Rekonq and the rest of KDE? If it could be integrated into Firefox as well, that would be ...
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Disable “Prevent this page from creating additional dialogs” for certain websites as a user

Firefox has long had a feature to protect users from over-aggressive Javascript websites that would generate repeated pop-ups to trick or annoy visitors. Is there a way to disable this protection on ...
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Is anyone else suddenly unable to open new tabs or refresh the page on Twitter using Firefox Mac/Mavericks?

I do this regularly, every day, but it has just stopped working. To (try to) reproduce: 1) Open Firefox for Mac (I'm on Mavericks), log in to Twitter 2) Try cmd-r to refresh the page, or cmd-t to ...
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CTRL+T hot key in Firefox missing suddenly

Okay, I am running FF 31 (just checked for updates, none) on Windows 8.1. Overnight, the CTRL+T hot key in Firefox to open a new tab had disappeared. I've installed nothing and run no updates to ...
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Firefox Clearing Cache - Ctrl + F5 doesn't work randomly

Running Firefox 31, Windows 7: I was running into a bug on a website that I'm testing, where some things that did exist but do not anymore, were still showing up. I tried clearing the cache by ...
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Close opened tab after selected “Switch to tab” in Firefox Awesome Bar

When I open a new blank tab, start writing where I want to go in the Awesome Bar, and select "Switch to tab", Firefox goes to the already opened tab (which is fine) but leaves the other blank tab ...
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Was my mozilla download corrupted after a system wake up?

I have a windows 7 OS with a mozilla firefox browser. I had a large ISO file being downloaded on it while I carelessly put the system in standby without pausing the download. Although the download ...
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Restart Firefox after crash fails

I'm using Firefox 31.0 on SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11.2, launched from a terminal window. Every now and then Firefox crashes, which in itself isn't too big of an issue as Firefox saves the ...
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Redirect ALL web traffic through TLS without a VPN

Assumptions: Server: I have a Debian Squeeze server, routable on the public Internet, with a static IPv4 address. I have unrestricted access to modify the software on the server. The server can ...
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Where to find facebook theatre mode cache?

I realize that the photos viewed on facebook theatre mode cannot be found in my temporary internet files on firefox. Where have those images gone to?
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Infinite scroll in Firefox 31.0 not working how can I fix it?

I have tried FireFox in safe mode,disabled hardware acceleration, and even reset Firefox, with no luck. I figure it must be an issue in about:config. I just do not know what it should say to allow ...
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Where is an external file opened from Firefox kept after I save it?

I opened a photoshop document from firefox (i.e. clicked open rather than save). I did a lot of work on it then saved and closed photoshop CS6. No error was given. Where is that file now? I know if I ...
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How to get the Add-On toolbar into Firefox 31?

I recently upgraded to Firefox 31, from Firefox 28. Firefox 28 had the option for an Add-On toolbar, at the bottom of the browser window, where I placed various icons for fast access (such as Firebug, ...
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Make vimperator not persist addresses in command line

Current adresses show in the bottom of the screen on the right, opposite of where commands are entered. I'll call it the command line. Problem is, the adresses are still there when I start typing a ...
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Printing Web Page but partial words are pruned

I am using Windows 7. When I try to print the following page ...
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Get automatic stack trace in Firefox browser console for every error

Is there a way to get Firefox's built-in browser console to display (or make available somehow) a complete stack trace for every error? In debugging extension code, I encounter numerous errors like ...
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Restoring Firefox Tab Groups After a Power Outage

I was web browsing when the power suddenly cut out for a moment, causing my computer to shut down. After restarting, Firefox Seems to have forgotten about my tab groups and the tabs therein. My ...
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Firefox Inspector: Scroll element into view? And highlight?

In the Firefox Inspector, is there a way to scroll an element into view, so that Firefox jumps immediately to the element? Rather than requiring that I find the element on the page. I think Firebug ...
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How do I search text in Firefox-cached pages? [closed]

I have downloaded CacheViewer (0.7.6) but it seems have no effect with my Firefox 31.0. What are the alternatives? I also have SQLite Manager. Can I use that?
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What is the difference between Firefox search engine keywords and bookmark keywords?

I know the obvious answer is: One is for search engines and the other is for all kinds of bookmarks. But I'm referring to the "Add a keyword for this search" functionality when right-clicking input ...
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Why does Firefox ask me to allow Flash twice?

After one of the recent updates, Firefox is prompting me twice to allow Flash to run in any website which has Flash. I will show an example from Google Voice, but this happens on practically every ...
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Firefox - single word search

Within Firefox (17.0), if I use CTRL+F to search for the word "time", I only want the search to find "time", not other words that contain "time". For example "datetime". If I add a single or double ...
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Is it possible to launch Firefox with a set of add-ons using command line?

I'm looking for a way to launch Firefox with a set of specified add-ons using command line. E.g. $ firefox --plugin-list=/home/user/addons/quickjava-2.0.4-fx.xpi,\ ...
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Non editable pdf document in version 4.1.2

Currently we are using version streamserve 4.1.2. Currently we are generating the pdf's which are editable . client want that this pdf should be non-editable. How can we generate the pdf's which are ...
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Search Protect removed all my tabs and groups from Firefox

I have a crisis here! I had approximately 200 tabs grouped in approximately 30 groups in Firefox 31.0. The grouping showed up when I clicked the icon on the left of the "minimize" button or pressed ...
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Why is my computer connecting to several instances of compute.amazon.com?

When faffing about with Sysinternals TCPview, I noticed that Firefox was connecting to several instances of compute.amazon.com. While browsing various sites, these connections would appear and ...
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Make Firefox go to URL based on current URL

There's a translation service that takes the URL to be translated as part of the path, as follows: http://ria.ru/some-article http://translate.yandex.net/tr-url/ru-de.de/ria.ru/some-article See how ...
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Time when was firefox accesed last [closed]

How to know the time Firefox was accessed last? Is there any method to find it out.i want to know the starting time as well as when it was closed.
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Vim go to link in Firefox

Is it possible to have a list of links in vim (seperated by newlines) and then use firefox to open these links? I would have to externally call FF, but how would I pass what is under the vim cursor ...
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Firefox: External 3rd party tool for cleaning unmanageable bookmark-collection?

I have an extremely large bookmark collection due to a past unfortunate habit of bookmarking all tabs. Much of this collection consists of bookmarked viral media pages, youtube, assorted funnies etc ...
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Firefox runs the compatibility checker each start up

I'm using Firefox 31 and every time I open it, it starts checking compatibility with addons, and when it finishes it sends me to release notes pages of different addons, like NoScript's. It acts as if ...
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Change the default search page in Firefox 31? [duplicate]

I typically remove the embedded search box from the Firefox UI. I have other uses for that screen real estate. Instead, I open a new tab and hit Control+K to go to the Google home page. But Firefox ...
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Does Firefox store bookmarks as individual files anywhere? [duplicate]

Many years ago in the time of Windows XP, I remember that Internet Explorer had a "Favourites" folder containing each bookmark as a standalone file. This enabled easy drag-and-drop operations on ...
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Really truly install multiple independent versions of Firefox

I have seen some other questions on here (e.g., this and this), plus plenty of other pages on the web, offering various strategies for installing and running multiple versions of Firefox side by side. ...
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Sync only a single bookmarks folder [closed]

There seem to be a few options for syncing Firefox bookmarks, such as Firefox Sync and Xmarks. Are there any other services which might allow the user to sync only a single bookmark folder between ...
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Browsers gets messed across dual monitor in portrait setup

I have recently changed my dual monitor setup from landscape to portrait. The desktop is extended and not duplicated. I'm having a problem viewing websites when the browser spans across two monitors. ...
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Why does Firefox not auto-detect the proxy after upgrading to version 31?

My Firefox cannot detect the proxy any more after upgrading it to version 31. The proxy setting inside Firefox network option is Auto-detect proxy settings for this network. Before upgrading to ...
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Close multiple tabs which have the same base URL

I have lots of tabs open. Many of them are from Amazon.com/something. How do I close them all at once in the browser? (I'm using Firefox)
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Why does my Firefox memory usage keep rising with use and never returns to the initial level?

I am primarily using Firefox as my web browser. I have noticed that after some tabs having been opened and closed the memory usage of Firefox becomes larger and larger. This fact often leads me to ...
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Pentadactyl Firefox shortcuts

The commands ZZ,:xa,:xall and :wq are supposed to save the current firefox session and quit,but regardless of which one I try I end up on my homepage the next time firefox is started.Are the commands ...
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Why does https://gmail.com/ produce no SSL error while using a bad certificate?

It looks like https://gmail.com uses an SSL certificate which is for the hostname mail.google.com. As the SSL certificate hostname does not match the browser URL, why does this work? I should get a ...
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Flash eats focus and standard Firefox's hotkeys does not work. How to fix it? I press Ctrl+T but nothing happens

I want to use standard browser hotkeys even when focus is inside adobe flash. How I can get it? I want e.g. Ctrl+T, Ctrl+W, Ctrl+R, Ctrl+N, Ctrl+L, Ctrl+F6, F11 ... I need cross-platform solution, ...
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Setting up Firefox with multiple profiles running simultaneously (Windows 8)

The goal A click on Firefox in the TaskBar starts an instance which asks which profile to use. When that instance runs and the same icon is clicked with middle mouse button (to start a new instance) ...
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Firefox 30 not recognizing font

I am using stylish to change the look of my firefox. I have the font HaxrCorp S8 installed and works in programs such as bblean and sublime text, but when I try to use it in FireFox it doesn't seem to ...
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How to make ctrl-k display plain Google homepage in Firefox?

Pressing ctrl-k used to take me to the plain vanilla version of Google's homepage. Apparently, this has changed, as of Firefox 31. Pressing ctrl-k now gets me to some sort of Firefox-branded wrapper ...