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Google Calendar Speed on Firefox and Chrome

Recently I've noticed that Google Calendar on Firefox is much slower than on Chrome. By "slow" I mean that dragging around appointments and being able to drag another one is instant on Chrome but ...
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How to make Flash player use some more gpu power

I have a laptop Asus (x502ca) and I like to how to I can make flash player use more of my gpu. There was a firefox addon that did that perfectly but it was removed from Firefox addon store. In ...
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Firefox Tree Style Tab - How to close a tree in one click?

The plugin is great. But one thing I would like to do is to close the whole tree in one click, e.g. just by clicking the middle key of my mouse on the parent tab of the tree. Is that doable? To right ...
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In what file are the position of ui widgets in firefox saved?

I'm trying to change the position of the homepage button, but don't have the luxury of being able to do it via the GUI. I was trying to find the file (probably a .xul file?) where the positions of ...
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How do I place new sites onto the newtab page in Firefox

I’m using Firefox 33.1 on an iMac running Mac OS X 10.9.5. How do I add new tab icons in the newtab showing the most viewed sites?
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How to disable VLC plugin for Firefox?

How do you completely remove and/or disable the VLC plugin for Firefox? Standalone VLC is great, but for some reason, it never works in Firefox. It takes forever to load and then it doesn't play ...
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Windows 8.1 pro, emergency-reset and browsers' history

Sometimes it happens, a program hangs up my computer, and I turn off the power, when I can't fix it somehow. I was extremely surprised!!! when (I have many tabs in my two browsers - opera 12 about 100 ...
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Firefox cannot download certain files when set to ask where to save files

This does not happen with all files, just with some downloads that seem to have nothing special, like from launchpad or deviantart. The same files are downloaded if the setting is changed to download ...
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Videos from website do not show in Firefox running on Windows XP

This problem shows up using Firefox 33.1.1 on Windows XP (Service Pack 3). NBA Stats allows you to review past games by watching play-by-play video segments. I use this website to cross-check my logs ...
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Meaningless characters appear on 1st time load only, of all Google websites - anyone come across this before?

For a while I've been getting a really weird problem on my browser. It mainly affects Google websites specifically. Unfortunately there are a lot of "maybes". Rather than trying to test every last ...
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Why does Firefox say it's already running when there's only one profile in use, no-remote switch not used?

I know that if you start your default Firefox profile with the no-remote switch, you won't be able to click on links in other apps without getting the "Firefox is already running" message. However, I ...
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Why does firefox still display website ssl to be 128 bit encrypted after changing to 256

I recently renewed an ssl certificate to use SHA-2 but on firefox the website still shows to be SHA-1 and 128 bit encrypted, on all other browsers it show SHA-2 , 256 bit. Can anybody help me with ...
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Browser redirects links to Adfoc.us [duplicate]

Since yesterday when I open a link, browser redirect it to "adfocus.us" site! for example: I open: test.com and browser redirect to: adfocus.us This redirection happens after going to page (not ...
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Firefox prompts to activate Adobe Acrobat despite “Always activate” enabled

I'm using Firefox v33.1.1 on Windows and I can't get Acrobat reader to activate automatically. For instance, I was trying to view this PDF document and I received the "Activate Adobe Acrobat" screen. ...
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How to switch an extension's language?

Unfortunately some Firefox extensions include rather bad/or incomplete translations into my locale (German), and I'd really prefer having them in English instead. However, I do not want to change my ...
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Bookmarks - sync OS X Firefox with iPhone / iPad Safari

I'm a Firefox user. I want to keep my bookmarks synchronised on all devices - desktop (Firefox Sync works great but just between my desktop instances), iPhone and iPad. Since there is no FF for iPad ...
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How to reduce annoyances on websites visited? Already using Ghostery and Adblock

I'm using Firefox 33.1.1 with Ghostery and Adblock Edge. I tried using Adblock Plus, but after finding many ads weren't being blocked switched to Edge. It seems like more ads are getting through than ...
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How to force Firefox to fake the system's screen resolution like TOR does?

When using any service like this one. You’ll notice TOR Browser sends the current windows’ width and height as if they were the computer’s real screen resolution; TOR is basically lying here. I wish ...
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passwords on upgraded firefox

I was running firefox 22.0 on Fedora 17 and installed firefox 33.1.1. I saved the old firefox so I can switch between. Both show that they are using the same profile. Using 22.0 I can see my ...
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back and forward buttons in Firefox

Firefox had problems with one specific site: clicking on any link showed the animated circle, indicating that the page was being fetched. But further nothing happened, and I couldn't even close the ...
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Why doesn't Google Chrome suggest saved usernames in a drop-down menu?

In firefox, when you save multiple usernames for a login site, for example gmail, firefox suggests you these saved usernames in a drop-down list when you click in the username entry box. But Google ...
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BSODs from AMD driver when using Flash or HTML5 in Firefox for Windows only

I have a r9 290x on my system with Windows 8.1 and Arch Linux installed. On Windows when watching videos in Firefox (Flash or HTML5), I will often get a BSOD identifying my AMD driver as the culprit. ...
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Advertisment in Chrome and Firefox for google-search - Malware? [duplicate]

Since roughly one month I see an insane increase of google's advertisments at web-search. Nearly the whole monitore is full of ads, I have to scoll down to see some search-results (see the example). ...
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How to narrow down the list of CSS properties in autocomplete of Firefox Developer Tools or Firebug?

We write CSS properties a lot. That's why autocomplete comes in handy. But it's a little frustrating when I press v hoping for vertical-align and it comes out vector-effect or d hoping for display and ...
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PGP encrypted mails look so awful in the gmail-plain-text-editor

I run Firefox on OpenSUSE 13. 1 I want to send mails to my friend and they are encrypted. But if I use Gmail and switch to plain-text then the mails look so awful to me. (see below) And the ...
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What is the difference between Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Firefox Developer Edition?

Mozilla recently launched a new web browser named Mozilla Firefox Developer Edition, ostensibly designed for web developers. So I installed it, but I can't find much of a difference between regular ...
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Type directory into firefox save/open dialogue location bar?

Is there a way to make the firefox open/save dialogues allow typing in the location bar? Here is the equivalent question for nautilus. Those solutions do not work for firefox. Edit: I'm using ...
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Where are Firefox extensions?

Where do Firefox extensions (.xpi files) go when downloaded/installed? I want to know the location (path) of extracted extension files. I am using Firefox 33.1.1 binary (non-installer) version and ...
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Firefox constantly writes into “…customdestinations-ms” - normal?

i realised that Firefox often causes HD-Activity, even if no website is loaded. Addons arent the reason, tested it already. Also increased the interval of the sessionstore. I opened Ressourcemonitor, ...
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How EXACTLY does Firefox choose a java version?

I have two version of Java installed: C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\javaw.exe (1.7.0_51) C:\Java\bin\javaw.exe (1.6.0_38) I want Firefox to use the latter ...
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firefox save image with sequential number

Firefox: Is there a way to automatically add a sequential number when saving files (especially images) only if the file with the same name already exists in target folder? I'm not necessarily looking ...
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how to setup nginx on my digitalocean vps to have my visit to facebook from china redirected right to the facebook website?

i'm from china, in our china most useful websites are blocked, so i used to buy vpn services to unblock the cencorship, for google, facebok, youtube, etc... but until now, recently i bought some vps ...
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How to search within folders in Firefox Bookmarks?

Is there any way or addon that allows the user to search for bookmarks within certain folders. As of now if you use the search bark in bookmarks it will show results from all folders. This is quite ...
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Analysing Akamai traffic [closed]

There's a site from which I have to get information from. This site streams a video file leaning against Akamai platform. I tried everything I know to gather information (the real video's url) while ...
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Playing audio on mouseover in Firefox with NoScript installed

I am using Firefox Web browser with NoScript. I want to hear pronunciation of words on a website such as: http://dictionary.reference.com/ A Straightforward solution is that I can uncheck Forbid ...
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Firefox-created desktop-url-shortcuts show blank icon

When I drag-and-drop to create a shortcut to the page I'm viewing - all I get is a generic white icon: I've uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. I've removed the user folder. I've tried running in ...
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Firefox - lock page positon while searching

I usually read a lot of code in Firefox. Sometimes I'm looking at a C function, and I want to highlight all occurrences of a variable in it. As I start typing the name of the variable in the find box, ...
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Preserving zoom level in Firefox

Is there a way to preserve the zoom level attained by pressing Ctrl+ or Ctrl- in Firefox? Let me be very specific about the issue at hand: I sometimes connect my laptop to an external monitor so I ...
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disabling popups in about:config also disabled flash

I disabled all popups in Firefox by going to about:config > dom.popup_allowed_events and removing everything. Unfortunately, now I have to allow Flash every time, which was not my intent. I didn't ...
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All tabs gone if rebooting Windows 8.1 while FireFox is running

When I reboot Windows 8.1 while FireFox is running, all my tabs are gone after the reboot. However, if I close FireFox before rebooting, then all tabs are saved. It seems like Windows 8 kills FireFox ...
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Configure Firefox to use non-default Java installation [duplicate]

I am using a 64-bit Java 7 installation on Windows 7 64-bit. As per this thread, I was having trouble enabling Java applets to run inside Firefox just to find out that the 32-bit Firefox does not ...
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Firefox 33 doesn't see Java Plugin

I am trying to enable Java (not JavaScript) in my Firefox v. 33 so that I can use applets within the browser. Currently, I just get a dark gray box across the whole screen when I try to load an ...
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Firefox Developer Edition - Delete Cookie

How do I delete a cookie in Firefox Developer Edition? (Not a good sign for this product that this question needs to be asked). I'm using v35.0a2 (2014-11-14) on Windows.
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Weird crosses in buttons FireFox and Internet Explorer

I got a new windows 8.1 installation and it keeps showing weird crosses in buttons in FireFox and Internet Explorer. (see picture) does anybody know how to solve this? Thanks in advance.
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Firefox redirecting, ignoring preference setting

I have Firefox set to block redirects as per the following "Advanced" tab: Even so it is still redirecting. For example, if enter the URL "http://opendap.aviso.oceanobs.com/thredds/dodsC" it ...
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How can I keep a change in webpage's source each time I visit it?

I use a crappy web-mail service (paid) which has a troubling interface. The area for reading emails is quite small and I have to scroll both ways to read each mail's content. Since I have no knowledge ...
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How to update Firefox?

How to update Firefox? As I remember, there used to be an 'update now' button in the options menu. If it helps, this is on Windows 7.
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How do I get firefox to open files with kde applications

Can I set it to use kde-open for everything? currently it seems to be doing something weird using exo-open --launch FileManager to open up files. They open eventually with the right applications ...
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Timeout connecting Mozilla Valence to remote Google Chrome

Attempting to connect Mozilla Firefox Developer Edition's Valence, (née Firefox Tools Adapter), to a locally-running Google Chrome invoked with --remote-debugging-port=9222—per the instructions—fails ...
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Why does Firefox developer edition use chrome:// urls to load scripts? [duplicate]

I just downloaded a copy of the new Firefox Developer Edition browser and started to fiddle around with the dev tools. I noticed that some of the links and scripts were loaded over chrome:// urls, ...