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How to reset my text cursor after changing locale?

After changing the locale of my windows laptop to "Arabic (Saudi Arabia)", the text cursor displayed when typing changed from the usual vertical bar to a bar with a small protrusion near the top, as ...
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Did Firefox stop supporting command+shift+R to hard refresh?

I'm using Firefox 37.0.1 on Mac I've always used cmd+shift+R to reload the cache, but it no longer works. The Firefox keyboard shortcuts page still lists it for "Reload (override cache)." I've tried ...
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Select region in firefox for printing to pdf?

Can we select region in a webpage and printing the region to a pdf file? For example, in https://www2.cisl.ucar.edu/docs/hpss/kerberos, I want to print the part under "Kerberos basics", not the parts ...
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Only 360p on Youtube with HTML5

I recently read that Firefox improved it's HTML5 video support, so I thought I gave it a go again, because I am not a fan of Flash. It works fairly well, but unfortunately the videos are limited to ...
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Website forcing mobile interface on Desktop browser

#0: The website in the title is MakeMyTrip. One month ago, I booked my ticket for a journey through this website. I used my Firefox 36.0 (Linux) to do such. The user-agent wasn't tweaked either. The ...
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How to get back to normal mode when using vim keybindings in Firefox code/style editor?

I'm trying to use vim keybindings for the code/style editor in Firefox Developer Edition. I can type "i" to get into insert mode, but how can I get back to normal mode? The escape key toggles the ...
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How to debug Firefox crashes on Mac

I'm running Firefox 37.0.1 on OSX 10.10 and I'm always getting crashe. It's pretty much fresh out of the box, so this concerns me that there might be an underlying problem that's perhaps maybe not ...
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In Windows 7, how can one right click an icon, and “open with” firefox Developer Edition

When I right click a .php file in Windows explorer, and hover over "Open with", it displays my regular Firefox, but not Firefox Developer Edition as an option. If I select "Choose default ...
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Launchd process stalls Firefox startup on Mac OS Yosemite 10.10.2

I have long wait times up to 2 to 3 minutes when starting web browsers Firefox and Safari. Looked at Activity monitor and saw "launchd" taking up 98% of memory. CPU Time was 1.40.93 at the time. I ...
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How can I show and hide the developer tools with vimperator in firefox?

Well, I didn't find anything on this topic. Is there a way to interact with the developer tools in firefox via vimperator?
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Download link from firefox console

How do (or can) I download an URL from the firefox GCLI or javascript console? Reason for asking: when logged into Jenkins, I often need to download a multiple of logfiles for analysis. Since I need ...
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What reason might all browsers except Chrome take AGES to launch

I tend to use Chrome most of the time and it loads pretty much instantly. But all other browsers on my system (Safari, IE and Firefox) take AGES to load. From clicking on the icon, it can take ...
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How do I get Adobe Flash Player to open files on the net again?

I have Windows XP Pro x64 and I use Firefox as my browser. When I go to http://www.weather.com/weather, there are videos listed on the right hand side. I used to be able to click on the video title ...
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How to combine JSLint and Firefox Addons-SDK inside Bracktets?

How to combine JSLint and Firefox Addons-SDK inside Bracktets? I get the error: 'require' was used before it was defined. And other such errors.
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Use DownloadThemall to download complete webpages? [duplicate]

Suppose there is a webpage which contains links to other webpages which contains images. I would like to download those linked webpages completely (i.e. including those images). In the webpage, there ...
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How to remap Firefox to always use Cmd key for new tab

I'm trying to migrate from Chrome to Firefox under OS X and this issue is extremely annoying. In Chrome pressing the Cmd key is a universal for "do this in a new tab" command. It works for addresses, ...
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Windows 7 mouse sometimes scrolling extremely fast

I have a custom built desktop running Windows 7 fully updated as of last night with a Logitech Wireless Wave Combo MK550. About a month ago I started to notice that occasionally my mouse would act ...
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“Universal print” for firefox sends only first tab to printer

I want to print few tbs into pdf file\s. I downloaded Universal Print for firefox and then i would print with "Cups-pdf" or "pdfWriter" applications for Mac. It used to work, but today it prints ...
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flash download plugins unable to detect some flash videos

Why are some plugins in Firefox are unable to detect and save flash files from websites? I have installed many "flash downloader" plugins and on many websites they work and I can save the flash ...
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Is there any way I can force Firefox to NOT cache redirects (301 and 302)?

I am a web developer, and there are many times where I have to create or alter a 301 or 302 redirect. It is cumbersome to test immediate changes in Firefox because it caches redirects, so if I change ...
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Browsing an unknown website did freeze Firefox/Ubuntu

After checking my access.log of my Apache2 server (up2date) I got the following output: 179.217.17.165 - - [11/Apr/2015:01:31:46 +0200] "GET /phph/php/ph.php HTTP/1.1" 404 441 "-" "-" 179.217.17.165 ...
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Multiple installations of Firefox

This might sound a little insane, but I'd like to have separate browsers for my everyday/research and social-network browsing. I could install another Browser like Chrome, Opera etc. but I am not very ...
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When Firefox loads, is code for “Ask to Active” Plugins loaded?

When Firefox loads, does it load Plugins that are set to "Ask to Activate", or is the code for any such Plugin only loaded once it is manually activated? Note the question is specifically asking ...
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Using Firefox Pocket addon with Pentadactyl

I'm using Pentadactyl, a Firefox plugin which emulates vim-style keybindings and browsing. I've recently been interested in using Pocket with 'Automatically make all saved pages available offline' ...
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YouTube not working via SSH tunnel proxy to a U.S.-based IP address

YouTube is blocked in my country. To connect to this site, I created a SOCKS5 SSH Tunnel proxy using this command and configured Firefox accordingly; 111.222.333.444 is a U.S.-based IP address: ssh ...
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Firefox : 2 specific settings can't be modified into about:config

I use Firefox 37.0.1, which is currently up to date. I installed a new plugin into Firefox, then uninstalled it. I since have a problem with tabs. So I opened about:config and gone to ...
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Is it possible to recover a blocked Firefox download?

I download a huge .zip file with the latest Firefox browser on Windows 8.1 but after finishing the download this error came up: Blocked: May contain a virus or spyware There isn't a virus in it ...
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All search engines replaced with Yahoo as well as home page

While installing GOM player it occurred to my girlfriend to have all their search engines in deleted, replaced with Yahoo only. As well, the home page was replaced with Yahoo. The homepage is ...
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Firefox with Vimperator: how to remap the shortcut to the vimperator search bar?

I'm trying to remap the default Vimperator find on page key "/" to "\f" but without luck. I've tried this command: :nmap \f / but it doesn't work. And a Google search didn't bring any good ...
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Restrict Firefox to specific sites

There are a few particularly pernicious sites that I actually use who also monitor users activity everywhere online, mostly just Facebook, but every so often I'll log into a Google service. I'll ...
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converting 'cacert.crt' file to pks 12

This is the third or so in a chain of questions to implement ssl certificates. To date the public and private keys are created in the server and are operational, however the browsers do not recognize ...
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Complete location bar URL with https if the scheme is omitted

HTTP clients such as web browsers have been adding the http: scheme to URLs when the user enters example.com without being very specific. This will result in an request to http://example.com/. Is it ...
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Is there a way to open a website URL from a text file that lists 600+ URIs via a batch file?

How could I write a Windows batch script that could allow me to open an URL, with a browser—Firefox or Chrome—from a txt file containing all the URIs? The point is: I would like the script to open ...
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Firefox: prevent new items added to about:newtab

When a new tab is opened in Firefox, by default it displays the "new tab" tab content. This new tab content displays click-able thumbnails. I'd like to customize this set of tabs thumbnails and ...
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Can I add a key with right click to access the Firefox context menu?

I often hit the right click on my trackpad on accident. With Firefox open it opens the context menu. Can I add a key, Shift, Ctrl, alt, etc., to combine with the right click to prevent this accident ...
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Can't install Firefox Developer Edition with apt-get

I already downloaded Firefox Developer Edition (38) and unpacked it from its tar.bzip2, but i don't like to have this application in my home directory. Also I'm running out of space in that partition, ...
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How to set up Opportunistic Encryption on Firefox 37?

I just read about Opportunistic Encryption for Firefox 37, but I am a n00b and don't know how to set it up. Can anyone provide instructions on specifically how to do it on OS X?
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Is there a way to mock earlier versions of Firefox?

I'd like to develop a website that is compatible with firefox 10, but I'd rather use a more up to date browser (firefox 30+). Is there a way to view web pages as though you're using an older browser ...
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How can I exit Pass Through mode in Pentadactyl when the Escape key is captured?

Steps to reproduce: Visit this page. It is a JSFiddle consisting entirely of window.onkeydown = function(e) { e.preventDefault(); }; Click inside the gray area, under the white top bar, to give ...
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Browsers (IE, Chrome, new installed Firefox) not displaying most pages

TL;DR Windows 7 x64 all browsers (even fresh installed) don't render almost any page. But network traffic is fine (http 200ok payload correct), no proxy, no malware etc. started occuring after ...
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Some sites only fully load after refresh

When I try to enter some sites (such as this one) the browser loads the title (you can see "Super User" in the title (without the icon)) and just keep loading non stop until I hit the refresh button ...
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Logging out of pages on screen lock?

I want to log out of web sites such as GMail, Twitter, etc when I lock my PC. How can I achieve that? I'm using Firefox on Windows 7. I've searched the Firefox extensions and haven't found anything. ...
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Blocking images/flash/gifs on specific tab in firefox?

Is there any way (possibly an add-on) to block images/embedded youtube video links/gifs on a specific Tab in firefox especially in a chat room of one of StackExchange's web site as an example?
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How can I prevent firefox from creating windows out of tabs?

There seems to be a "feature" to drag a tab into a window which occurs whenever a tab is dragged "down" - I end up doing this unintentionally quite often (especially on a touchpad/laptop setup) - is ...
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How do I set max browsing history size?

How do I set how many urls (maximum) can be stored in the browsing history of Firefox? I don't see such an option in the settings dialog.
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Can Firefox display only certain bookmarks?

I have many bookmarks, but I don't want to always have them show up in the drop down menu of the omnibar (where you enter the url). Is it possible to select which ones to display and which ones not ...
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Firefox and IE render pages larger than chrome

When viewing a page in firefox, it appears much bigger than it does when opened in chrome, as if it has been zoomed in. Other machines using firefox display the page in the smaller state.
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Reoccuring connectivity issue, can't access sites yet steam and skype works

Please read all details before posting answers, thank you! So this issue occurred for the second time since a bit earlier this year. Here is the issue in essence: Steam and skype works, but dropbox ...
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Restricting certain printers to certain programs

At my place of business, we use desktop PCs as Point-of-Sale units as well as workstations. We have two networked laser printers (standard letter size) in the office as well as receipt printers at ...
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Firefox Save Dialog Box Freezes the Tabs

When one tries to save a file in Mozilla Firefox, a save dialog box appears with the title "Enter a name of file to save to..." where one can choose the name and destination folder for the file. ...