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image show hide firefox add-on: disabled show images and they can be re-enable

I installed this add-on and it turned the image download and show of Firefox as expected. The problem was when I tried to re-enable the images. The add-on disregard this. I tried to uninstall and ...
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Reasons why new Google Maps is unbearably slow for me?

The new version of Google Maps is unbearably slow for me; both at home and in work. Both machines are Windows 7 64 Bit. My work colleagues have similar specs and never notice any issues. The ...
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How can I know which directory corresponds to which firefox extension?

In my firefox's extensions folder (~/.mozilla/firefox/PROFILECODE.default/extensions, I have a list of folders and .xpi files most of which have unintelligible names: ...
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How to keep a new Firefox window (created in Linux FF with a mouse command) from stealing input focus?

I'm having trouble with new Linux Firefox windows (not tabs) stealing input focus. Basically: Put your Firefox window somewhere other than where new windows tend to open. In Firefox, press ...
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Location of Firefox cache and clearing it in Mac OS X

Bear with me, as the Firefox cache has gotten more byzantine over the years so is the question. I am using Firefox 35.0.1 on Mavericks. I want to mess around with the cache. There is a lot of ...
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circumventing a foreign ip address refusal for service [duplicate]

Hi I would like to be able to watch certain shows that are not available to me because they are coming from a US site that blocks non-US IP's. Can anyone provide me with simple instructions on how 2 ...
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“Connection timed out” on specific website but ping works

I have a problem accessing www.mafiamofo.com website through any browser, I'm getting "connection timed out" in Firefox for example. I have 2 IP addresses from the same ISP. One IP goes directly in ...
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Prevent automatic redirects in Firefox

Firefox used to prevent automatic redirects and have a button you could use to opt-in to a redirect. However, a update a couple of months ago eliminated this feature and now Firefox (version 35) ...
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How to disable the default browser dialog with firefox -no-remote -P options

I have a profile called "some profile" I invoke it from the command line like this: firefox -no-remote -P "some profile" Each time I do so I get this annoying popup: Clicking on Don't ask me ...
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Determine function of button on website in Firefox

Is there a way to figure out what a button on a website does (e.g., what JavaScript functions it kicks off or things like that) without clicking it in Firefox? For example, assume I don't know what ...
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Pressing space bar causes sleep, and other weird things

Wife called. Our home "desktop" system (an HP box floor box maybe 6 years old running Vista) has started behaving strangely. First "Windows Mail" started popping up when she tried to go to Facebook ...
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Searching for literal characters with Firefox’ find feature

When using Ctrl+f to find the character ’, Firefox also finds ' (and vice versa). This was not the case in older Firefox versions (I don’t know exactly since when this happens). I understand that ...
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Distribute Firefox add-on internally

We (company) are developing a Firefox addon intended to ease the work performed on a department. The addon was developed to communicate specifically with our software. I wanted to know if there's a ...
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Current method to set Firefox address bar search URL?

I've done a bit of reading on this, but still can't figure out a nice way to do it. It might be worth mentioning that I'm using Vimperator with Firefox. I want to set the default Firefox address-bar ...
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cant browse dev server on lan, but can ping

Ive got a weird issue. My mac book has its hosts file configured with the IP Address of my windows dev server hosted on my lan. I can ping the domain name on my lan without any issue. homedev.local ...
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How do I swith Firefox channel from beta to stable? [duplicate]

I did the mistake to try Firefox beta a while back. Now it's nagging me all the time about updates. I've tried the solution given in this question, but to no help. How do I get off the beta channel ...
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How to get an additional search bar in Chrome like Firefox so that I can open multiple tabs from one search

In Firefox, there is a URL section and to the right is another search box that allows me to do a search in a tab, then open a new tab with the same search. Hope that's clear. In Chrome, once I've ...
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Cannot install latest version of Flash

I am trying to update Flash Player on my laptop running Windows xP SP2. File: install_flashplayer16x32_mssd_aaa_aih.exe The installer window opens but no text appears and it just remains on the ...
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Firefox thinks I'm using and older Flash version

I'm running Firefox 35.0 on Fedora 20. It has the current latest Adobe Flash version (11.2.202.440). Firefox is blocking Flash and displaying an alert bar, claiming it is outdated: In English: ...
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How can I view a PDF without buffering or lag when scrolling? [duplicate]

I am using PDFs that take about a second per page to load. I want the entire PDF document to load into the cache all at once so that I can scroll between pages with no buffering or delay. Currently ...
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Two network connections - how do I control what traffic goes to/from each of them?

I have two internet connections on my computer (one WiFi and one with ethernet cable). The issue is that I want to make sure that one of the connections (the WiFi) is "reserved" to only handle all ...
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Random characters appearing on top of Firefox browser window

I was casually doing my university homework... when all of a sudden, the window morphed into this (full resolution): Anyone know what that is and why it happened?
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Is there a nuked FireFox 35 installation?

I just upgraded my FF to the latest version - 35, or 35.1. All my tabs were gone, the space above the tabs is wastefully huuuge and I can't get to options (the green marked buttons work but the red ...
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Disable “Tab” button in Firefox

I'm using the latest official verison of Firefox. There's a problem that's very annoying to me. At some of the web sites which I visit on a daily basis, whenever I press the "tab" button ...
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Using NoScript to block plugins (such as Flash) without blocking JavaScript

I am looking for a way to configure NoScript in Firefox to block all plugins (Flash, Java, Silverlight, Shockwave, etc.) without blocking JavaScript, but the default options only seem to allow the ...
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Can I configure Firefox to only show images when purposefully clicked on?

I do not want to see any images of full or partial nudity or other sexual content while browsing the internet. I've found things like FoxFilter or AdBlock or which can help to remove these types of ...
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What is “html wizard 1.7.1.2” in firefox?

So I'm running FireFox 35.0.1 I click on the addons menu and I see an addon called "HTML Wizard 1.7.1.2" I search google for this and find nothing. I searched Mozilla's addon website and it's not ...
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Facebook.com returning invalid security certificate

I am on a network which is secured by Cyberroam in my University. Recently, they have made some changes to their security policy and have 'blocked' facebook.com. I kind of used to think that ...
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AWS EC2 Linux headless Firefox issue: Xvfb: undefined symbol: pixman_glyph_cache_create

I have been using AWS EC2 Linux for a while for a headless Firefox/Selenium task. I built it using the instructions from ...
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Screen flashing when certain programs are focused

My laptop screen is sometime flashing when it is battery powered. While I can live with it, what puzzles me is that it flashes under certain conditions (and not always): When on battery and Firefox ...
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Slow loading of website on specific computer (stalling) occasionally

I have a problem with slow loading of a website, the problem is only on a specific computer (Windows8), and only in chrome and IE, in Firefox the problem does not arise. We have several other ...
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edit firefox searchengines without restarting

when i modify one of my firefox ( debian iceweasel 31.2.0 ) search engine descriptions , i usually edit an ~/.mozilla/firefox/*/searchengines/*.xml and restart . with built-in searchengine dialogue , ...
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Why does my browser cache fill up so fast? [closed]

So on my second desktop there seems to be a problem with the browser cache. To clear up the cache i'm using this program called ccleaner. Helps me alot keeping everything clean. Recently the browser ...
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Firefox 35 network monitor, don't merge same-name http header, can I?

I'm using Firefox 35 to debug HTTP protocol, but find some weird thing. The server response header is: HTTP/1.1 401 Authorization Required Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:12:00 GMT Server: Apache/2.2.27 ...
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How to prevent firefox from melting my CPU?

While many people complain about small battery life on notebooks, I'm much more annoyed by a hot one. Normally, the best way to avoid this is by disabling flash on my browser, using click to play for ...
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Windows volume mix low, even though source application is maxed

On some, but not all, sites in Firefox, the sound output is quite low. Upon investigating, the VU meter built into the sound mixer shows that all channels are maxed (sound output and Firefox sliders ...
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Chrome redirects me to IIS7 page

When I use Chrome - and only when I use Chrome - I get redirected to "the IIS7" page when I try to go to some websites. I've seen a similar question asked and answered but the problem there was with ...
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How can you set the default search provider in the adressbar for Firefox?

I'm trying to set the default address bar search engine to Duck Duck Go. The expected functionality should work as such: I type something that is not an address in the address bar, the browser opens ...
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How can I prevent firefox from switching to search tab?

In firefox when you highlight Some Text and click right mouse button there is option Search google for "Some text". It is all nice, but firefox switches to the search tab immediately, how do I prevent ...
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YouTube doesn't play videos using HTML5 in Firefox 35 anymore

On my Windows 8.1 desktop I never had Flash installed and YouTube videos were playing just fine using HTML5. Last week end (17th or 18th of January 2015) I noticed that the videos won't play anymore. ...
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How to play Facebook videos without Adobe Flash player using Firefox?

I'm using Fedora 21 and using Mozilla Firefox, the latest version. When I had Adobe Flash (flash-plugin) installed, my Computer was freezed at least 4 times in a day, and Gnome shell crashed a lot. ...
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Disable Alt hotkey / Firefox Safe Mode

I like to use global hotkeys to launch my favorite apps: Control+Alt+G Google Chrome Control+Alt+T Terminal Control+Alt+E Emacs Using AutoHotKey, Quicksilver, or Ubuntu settings. I'd like to be ...
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Copy multiple lines from Excel to Firefox

I would like to copy multiple cells from Excel to Firefox, and I am wondering if this is possible? For example, a website contains fields such as: Address, City, Postal Code, etc. below one another. ...
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Why chrome doesn't (seem to) need Flash while Firefox and Safari do?

I have a newly installed OS (OS X Yosemite) I downloaded the Chrome and Firefox browsers, in addition to the pre-installed Safari browser. Now flash videos work fine with Chrome, but both Safari and ...
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Why doesn't Internet Explorer follow an upgrade system like FireFox [closed]

Is there a reason why IE does not do in-place upgrades like FireFox? When other browsers update they generally do not break but with IE it seems like every version behaves so differently.
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Contents of find-and-replace input shared between programs

When using the find functionality in Firefox and Sublime Text 2, the contents of the input field are shared between programs. Effectively, if I have been using find in one program, as soon as I hit ...
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How can the Firefox 35 search option for a match to be case sensitive be set to global?

Previously, the setting Match Case for the find facility (Ctrl + F) in Firefox was global - if the setting was changed in one window/tab, it would be the same in all other windows. This changed with ...
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How to make duplicate bookmarks in Firefox?

In Firefox (Current latest version 35.0), if I save a bookmark at location X in my bookmarks tree with Ctrl-D, then do the same again for location Y, the bookmark at location X disappears. How can I ...
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Multilevel tab grouping in Firefox

Firefox has awesome tab-groups feature but it is restrict to one level. Is there anyway to get hierarchical tab-groups feature in Firefox?
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FireFox SSO session used by Windows for further authentications?

On our document management system we use SSO and I also configured FF for auto login. Now that I extended the DMS with a feature which should load content from the Repository via SharePoint-Module in ...