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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 ...
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How to show only this frame in Firefox without reload

On Windows 7, current Firefox 43.0.1. Normally when I click "Show only this frame", the 3rd party web site shows me the content within the frame. I have run across a site that now refuses to reload ...
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Does Mozilla Firefox automatically delete old history entries?

I've recently done a little experiment and took a look at the first few websites which I have ever visited with my current Firefox profile and wrote them down. I was also a little bit confused, ...
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How to make Firefox ignore all SSL certification errors?

I'm on a private network with a lot of restrictions and monitorings. Every HTTPS connection results in SSL certification errors (maybe those people use "man-in-the-middle" approach to decrypt the ...
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Browser Hijacker - Can't find any information on it

My browser in Chrome and Firefox has been hijacked. I have run malwarebytes, rkill, combofix, adwcleaner, spybot, and many others. Nothing is found. I have now blocked scripts with noscript and ...
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Google Maps Pixelated, Inverted in Firefox

Like below, using Firefox 44.0.2 with OS Snow Leapord: I've tried clearing browser cookies & cache, can't seem to find any other into on this issue. Any thoughts?
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Why is mega.nz not working with chrome or firefox?

I have a 14.43 GB file in my cloud that i am trying to download off mega.nz. Which consists mostly of some recent manual backups of the desktop files in my mums old laptop, which now has been wiped ...
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Can't open custom websites on chrome and firefox - connection is not secure blank page

It doesn't matter if I use chrome or firefox, I can not open pages like analytics.google.com or mailtrack.io. On both browsers the same. I can see that browsers shows me a blank page with no eource ...
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Taking vector screenshot from Firefox

I am trying to take a vector screenshot of a webpage. What I did: Start a fresh Ubuntu 15.10 from the LiveCD Install Firefox Nightly from the PPA, it's currently 47.0a1 Install 'gtk-vector-...
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Slow video playback older iMac

I have an iMac from 2006 with an intel core duo @ 2GHz and a RadeonX1600. Video in VLC or Quicktime play flawlessly without any choppiness, however in the latest Firefox browser, YouTube and pretty ...
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How do I copy text in firefox with custom JS

This subject is related with this one. But I didn't found a solution that works. The answer that is marked is just specific for some site, and @Mike 's answer doesn't help. I have a lot of sites, ...
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Internet Download Manager does not download PDF file on specific sites

I am using Internet Download Manager latest current version. It is working well. But on some sites it is not downloading PDF files. Instead a box opens in Firefox like what to do with the file (save ...
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Global link to Firefox

I just uninstalled Iceweasal in Debian Jessie and extracted the copy of Firefox that I downloaded to usr/local/. It is now in that folder and I can run it by clicking on the app in the folder, but how ...
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Chrome is blocking all unsecure https sites without asking me

Some websites provide https connection and they don't have proper certificates, so Chrome is blocking them. Firefox warns me and asks what to do, but Chrome blocks the site and doesn't even ask me if ...
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Disable Ghostery add-on intro page in Selenium Firefox profile - Python

I am using Ghosetry add-on in my Selenium Firefox profile. Firefox is opening with Ghostry add-on but I have two issues with that. 1.Every time I invoke Selenium-Firefox, it is going to intro page ...
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Can firefox use themes across the whole of 4096 pixels width?

I have a monitor with 4096x2160 pixels and run firefox at full width. When I select a theme that comes with an image, it looks as if the image is at most 3000 pixels wide. About 1000 pixels (1/4th ...
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Firefox security policy or addon to deny ajax

I really do not like how some webpages abuse AJAX requests polling the servers every other second for some page update. It eats bandwidth, and generally sucks. While I am not concerned with bandwidth ...
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How to block JW Player (ads) in Firefox?

The computer doesn't even have Flash installed yet still gets ads through JW Player. This is really annoying as they have audio. It has Adblock Plus installed but doesn't block JW Player ads, like on ...
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Prevent Chrome from loading mobile sites on Windows 10 tablet

I have an 8-inch windows 10 tablet (Chuwi hi8). Whenever I visit websites with Chrome, it loads tablet version of websites (same is with Firefox too). But I need to see the normal desktop version of ...
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Firefox - Import a Folder of Bookmarks (without erasing existing bookmarks)

On the Bookmarks-Bar (in Firefox), I have a folder that contains a hierarchy of bookmarks that I need to give to multiple users who already have their own existing collection of bookmarks. In Firefox,...
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Prevent Javascript from manipulating browser history

I noticed that some sites manipulate the browser history using javascript. This sometimes leads to some annoying things like prevents you from using 'back' to return to a previous site. Or dangerous ...
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How to make screenshot from a responsive design rendering without having it scaled by zoom?

I need a screenshot from our web application. It will go on a printed poster, so I need it in a high DPI version. I have a 96 DPI monitor, so a standard screenshot pixelates when printed. My solution ...
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Firefox doesn't play facebook Gif images

Firefox doesn't play Facebook GIF images. They look like static JPGs. I tried changing my firefox profile (firefox.exe -P), and it works fine in another profile. I restarted firefox with add-ons ...
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Creating and launching Firefox with a new/temporal profile in OS X

This question is inspired by: Quickly create a new Firefox profile and load Firefox with it. I am looking for a similar answer but for OS X. Any way to do this from the command line?
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How to save a bookmark in multiple folders in an internet browser?

I have a bookmark in Chrome browser and I'd like to put the same bookmark in multiple folders. How can I achieve this?
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Firefox portable multiple instances

I would like to run multiple instances of Firefox portable on Windows Server 2012 R2 for remote desktop users. I changed the parameter AllowMultipleInstances in FirefoxPortable.ini but it didn't ...
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How do I make YouTube on Firefox cache the video so it doesn't need to buffer the next time I play it?

Okay just to be clear, I know how to disable YouTube's new DASH playback so that's not what I'm asking for. What I'm trying to do is make videos on YouTube be cached so that if I ever want to watch ...
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How can I clear the url cache in Firefox

I am using Firefox on Windows 10. ON one PC I have it always run in private mode. On another, I periodically clear the history. In either case, when I type in the url box, it still has all the ...
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How to install greasemonkey user scripts into Firefox by UNIX command line

I want to avoid manually navigating using Firefox browser in order to add a Greasemonkey userscript by navigating to that script on a website. That is very cumbersome if I want to add a bunch of new ...
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Unreadable text in Google Docs in Firefox on Gnome Dark Mode

In Google Docs, I cannot see the text in comments as it is written in black on very dark gray. The title of a document is also displayed strangely. Similar issues occur on other web pages. The issues ...
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Use Firefox (or other browser) as a Proxy

I want to have multiple people pass requests though the same Firefox instance. This is not to be confused with configuring a browser to use a proxy. To be clear here are two possible solutions I'm ...
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How to have URL suggestions right inside the Firefox address bar (rather than in a list below it)?

Before reinstalling Windows on my machine, when typing "am" in Firefox address bar I immediately got "amazon.co.uk" and just had to hit enter. Now I first need to go down the suggestion list below and ...
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How to get the Firefox search suggestions in the firefrox url bar?

How can I get firefox search suggestion in the firefox url bar? Firefox | Search Or Enter Address This is the same feature as in Firefox For Android, I can type something, get some suggestions, ...
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Firefox redirects localhost to the current IP of the network adapter

I have a really strange problem. If I try to access an locally running web application via localhost then my Firefox redirects me to the IP of my network adapter an removes the given port. In Internet ...
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Troubleshoot WebGL Support in Firefox 44 / OSX 10.11.3

I am using a 13" Macbook Air 2014 with a 1.7Ghz Intel Core i7 (Intel HD 5000 Graphics). WebGL support seems to be disabled in the latest version of Firefox. Running the simple code snippet document....
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Share FireFox's Session Manager sessions

I use FireFox at home and at work. I'm able to use DropBox on both. I wanted to share a FireFox's Session Manager session on them, so that pages I leave open at home will be available next day at ...
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Force Firefox to run as non-Admin?

Some of my programs running as Administrator launch Firefox via a link they need to open. The problem is, this opens up Firefox as Administrator as well. If I need to open a link from another program ...
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Firefox's search suggestion settings

Firefox has two settings for search suggestions. One checkbox called "Provide search suggestions" and one called "Show search suggestions in location bar results". When both are checked, it will show ...
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GNU Icecat source code. Where to find a specific line?

I've been using GNU Icecat Browser (libre Firefox version made by Gnuzilla) for some weeks. I've been diving through its menus and I found an error: When I get into the 'Customize Mode' (the one that ...
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“Connection was reset” after submitting some login forms in all browsers

Recently I have a problem in all browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer) when I try to login in some websites, it seems posting comments in some other websites including this website also has ...
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Find the URLs of the media being used in a webpage

Firefox used to have a way of displaying all media that was used on the page. It was useful to save images, that were loaded using JavaScript. E.g. I want to download the logo for Signal on https://...
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How to turn off focus searchbar shortcut in Firefox

Question is in the title, but here's some background info: I use a custom version of the Dvorak layout on a Windows 10 machine. This is the layout I use (the internals of a .klc file) My Layout (on ...
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Google Play Music to start playing automatically in browser?

I used to have pandora.com launch automatically on startup. Now, I've built a playlist in Google Play, and have play.google.com/music#/pl/myplaylistkeyhere coming up automatically instead. ...
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How to block images in Firefox? (add-ons not working on certain websites)

I use a Firefox add-on called ImageBlock. It's usually excellent, but it doesn't work at all on Wikipedia or Amazon.com and when I right click an image at either of those websites I'm not given the ...
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Firefox on Linux always shows history dropdown when clicking back button

When I left-click on the back button in Firefox on Linux, I go back 1 page and then a dropdown with my browsing hisrory appears. Always. And then I have to click some place else to make it go away. ...
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How to Remove Private browsing from firefox V44

Is there a way to remove the entire option or just to disable private browsing in firefox V44.0(linux). I serched in google and sould only find answers or older version of firefox. I also tried "...
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Where to change setting like `offline-apps.allow…` in firefox?

I'm trying to change offline-apps.allow_by_default;true to offline-apps.allow_by_default;false in order to prevent harpjs and outlook from storing content on my PC. Can someone tell me where I change ...
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How can I Ctrl+select in StackOverflow?

In Firefox 44.0.2, I can use Ctrl+Select to select multiple words that are not at the same place. However, this shortcut key does not work on every website. When I do Ctrl+Select in SuperUser or ...