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Is it normal for Firefox to connect to yandex.ru when the default search engine is Google? [duplicate]

I'm using Firefox 43.0.3. Today, as I typed a search phrase in my address bar, I noticed (in the lower left corner of the application window), Looking up yandex.ru.... This got me concerned; I checked ...
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How to mute tabs with specific websites on Firefox automatically?

Could it be possible to automatically mute all tabs by default, or all other websites except youtube for example? There are way too many websites these days which autoplays videos or music with high ...
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How to find a stored website password when the browser shows no password was saved?

My friend came today with strange issue. He forgot his Facebook password. He can still log in to Facebook because the password is stored in the computer. I told him to look in the browser because he ...
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A way to stop websites from detecting that you're using an adblocker

Many sites are detecting that we're using an adblocker and making our browsing experience worst by either not displaying the content that we want to see or show us even more ads that the adblocker ...
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Where does Firefox store a file downloaded via “open with”

By mistake I chose the option of "open with" instead of "save file" downloading a somewhat large file (around 3GB, but my max download speed is 350KB/s..). However, I didn't do any action when the ...
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“Java is unavailable” in Firefox 32 bits

I'm trying to connect to a VPN using SSL Network Extender, and am getting Java is unavailable error.This occurs in 32 bits Java on 32 bits Firefox in Windows 7 (64 bits). Since both browser and Java ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “parent directory” in Firefox or Chrome?

I have recently transitioned from various mouse gesture browser extensions to a desktop-based mouse gesture utility (Easystroke on Linux; the Windows equivalent would be StrokeIt - I think). The only ...
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How to make Firefox install langpack in its installation directory

I want to configure a portable version of Firefox so that if I run it from another computer it will already have multi-language configuration setup (e.g. English + German); that way I won't have to ...
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Firefox Make a noise or do not scroll when using the find bar

I don't remember when (pr what versions) the Firefox behavior changed, but I believe that there used to be a sound played when searching for a term and you reached the end of the page (either top or ...
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How to disable Kaspersky Internet Security Plugins for Firefox

Kaspersky Internet Security automatically installs Plugins/Addons for Firefox. If you try disabling those, they will automatically get re-enabled on the next start of Firefox. Not even Safe mode ...
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Firefox adblock plus. How to remove element instead hiding it?

So I have this rule www.foobar.com##div.annotation It hides the div great. But how do I remove <div>? The element is an annoying annotation cookie/whatever on top with CSS attribute ...
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Some Unicode Symbols cannot be shown in IE, Firefox or Chrome with Windows 7

My 64-bit PC running Windows 7 Home Premium version has installed 3 major browsers, IE 11.0.9600.17914 (64-bit), Firefox (just updated to 43.0.3) and Chrome 47.0.2526.106 (64-bit). But all of them are ...
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Certain sites won't load completely

So I'm on a laptop running Win 7 and I noticed that certain sites won't load completely on my machine. What I have tried so far - Load those sites on other machines on the same network - They load ...
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How can I get Mozilla FireFox onto my rasberrypi?

I have tried $sudo apt-get install FireFox and $sudo apt-get install MozillaFireFox and neither work. I have found an alternate "IceWeasle" but would like to actually have firefox. When I try to use ...
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Updated to Windows 10 & lost access to one of the Users 6 weeks later after an update

Upgraded to W-10 and everything worked fine for about 6 weeks. The latest update removed access to the "user" I've used for 6 years. I had the administrator in another user so I didn't lose total ...
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Adobe Flash videos stop playing after a few seconds

From time to time, all Adobe Flash videos stop playing after a few seconds, on all websites and all browsers (at least Google Chrome, Opera, Firefox, and MSIE). Rebooting the computer solves the ...
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Firefox change tab title

I would like to change tab title for specific site like facebook.com to some custom text. The reason why is because I don't want to see notification(s) count in the tab title, while I am browsing ...
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How can I increase the loudness of Firefox on Windows 10 over 100% [duplicate]

If there a way in Firefox on Windows 10 to increase the sound when I play a YouTube video at 100% loudness with 100% loudness on the system level as well?
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meaning of “a user's browser” in Microsoft Security Update description

I have a bunch of Security Updates in queue for Windows 7, affecting various versions of the .NET framework. I read some of the descriptions. Here's one: This update resolves vulnerabilities in ...
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External editor support in vimfx+firefox

In vimperator, I can use Ctrl+I to edit input in vim. Is there any equivalent in vimfx plugin for firefox? I am liking simpler interface vimfx provides but without external editor support, I find it ...
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Copy paste from spreadsheet to browser list

I have a browser based form like the one shown below. The Student No and Name of the Student fields are not editable. I need to key-in numbers to the Total field. The Student No field is numeric. ...
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How to install the new Firefox 64 bit

I tried to download the setup file at this link, but during installation process, I notice it still goes to folder Programs (x86), so I assume it still a 32 bit version. Have anyone succeeded upgrade ...
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How to configure Mozilla Firefox 43 to forget everything on exit?

I know there is a dedicated Incognito Mode feature available but I'd still like to get this behaviour with the standard mode: clear the cache, local storage, cookies, browsing history and everything ...
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List site history by domain?

Is there a way in Firefox to group and count history by domain? I'd like to see where I've been at a glance and be able to purge it.
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Certain web pages not opening properly in Chrome, Opera etc

I am stumped. If I try to open google.com the front page works. Then I do a search, "test" for example. What I get is a many years old version of Google, with the serif logo and Search tools not ...
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Gimp Keeps Crashing

I can do 2 maybe 3 things in Gimp then it crashes. Most of the time it just closes, and I have to reopen. After it crashes 3 times then when I reopen it the third time, the wheel on my cursor just ...
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execute click event over selected text in firefox

Sometimes I search for a link, like download or a specific language in wikipedia, and click it right after the web browser found it. Moving my cursor over it is excessive. Also, often I must search it ...
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keep toolbars from disappearing in pop-up windows in Firefox

Sometimes, a popup window will remove some of your browser controls like your Menubar, preventing you from using features like print preview. Normally, you can use the "alt" key to bring up your ...
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Firefox: Cannot find the full-screen-api.approval-required setting

Before Firefox 43, there was a setting called full-screen-api.approval-required in the about:config section to turn off the full screen warning pop up. I cannot find it anymore.
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Unwanted Script being added to all HTML pages in all browsers

I don't know why but this has been happening for a while now: In every browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE) there is always a script attached at the end of the code. That's the script: ...
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Wifi slow with new router

I recently acquired a Netgear WNR1000-100NAS to replace my old router. Computer is running Ubuntu 14.04 and Firefox is my browser. When I set up my new router, pages hesitate for several seconds ...
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Flash not being displayed properly in firefox linux

I installed the debug version of flash using the script given in this link. Alternatively, I also tried downloading the debug version of flash from here and moved libflashplayer.so to ...
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How to get touch only mode in Firefox Developer mode(Touch events enabled)?

I'm testing a website in Firefox responsive design mode with touch enabled.But still pointer events like 'hover' and mouse scroll works.How can I disable this?
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Can I switch from Firefox 32-bit to Firefox 64-bit without losing data?

I'm currently using Firefox 32-bit, but since the release of the version 43.0, Firefox is also available in 64-bit for Windows. I would be pleased to use this Firefox build, but I don't want to lose ...
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Firefox - custom page in a new tab, focus on the page

When I open a new tab in Firefox, I would like it to display a custom page instead of the Firefox default. It should then focus the page itself, not the address bar. The browser.newtab.url preference ...
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Cycling though css values in Firefox's style editor

In Firebug, when editing some css property, I can press up and down to cycle through all the possible values. So if I'm editing the "color" property, and I press up/down, it will cycle through "red", ...
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How can I restore my Firefox Address Bar to suggest addresses like it used to? [duplicate]

Today I updated to Firefox 43.0.1, and I'm already wanting to delete Firefox. Before I delete Firefox, I'm interested if there's a way to restore its Address Bar's previous behavior. That is, for ...
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Quickly create a new Firefox profile and load Firefox with it

I want to be able to quickly create (and delete) Firefox profiles for testing purposes in Win 7 SP1. To do this, I created a batch file with the single line: firefox.exe -CreateProfile test ...
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Firefox 43 auto-hides address bar “drop down arrow” - how to disable?

The newest Firefox (version 43) auto-hides the "drop down list arrow" in the address bar (so it only appears when you place the cursor over the address bar). Is there a way to disable this (annoying) ...
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Firefox 32bit vs 64bit Manual Update

So, as we know Firefox is available in 64bit version as well. I was wondering how manual update would work now (.mar file method). Is there a way determine progmatically or flag set by Firefox to ...
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Annoying new behavior in Firefox 43 [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to Firefox 43 and I am somewhat annoyed by the location bar suggestions including "Search the web for..." or "Visit http://.../". I know what will happen if I press Enter, and I do ...
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Is it possible to get old suggestion system back in Firefox 43.0?

With the new update, the first suggested link is just domain. In older versions, the first suggested link was the page I visited the most and I got used to this great feature. Is it possible to ...
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Preventing Firefox from going on top of the taskbar

Today, I was working and I tried to access the taskbar. However, it didn't pop up. I moved my mouse off of Firefox and the taskbar unhid, as it should have, but Firefox was on top. As far as I can ...
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Firefox 43: Uploading to Youtube results in DoS behaviour

I've been trying to upload a video to my channel today, only to notice that Firefox starts using 100% CPU time on a single core and then suddenly, I and everyone in my household can't connect to the ...
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Change Frontmotion Firefox config for SSO

I'm trying to change the firefox config network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris; so I can use SSO for everyone on my companies internal page. First I found this: manage Firefox via group policy I ...
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How to fix Firefox memory leak?

My firefox has been continually leaking memory for years now (as in, it started several versions back, currently on 42.0). At some point, when it reaches the 2.2GB mark, it starts having rendering ...
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How can I use Firebug debugger for debugging local scripts?

fWhen I'm trying to get my head around a particular javascript issue, I usually create a hello world type application on my local file system and view the HTML with my browser. The problem I have is ...
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How to know which cookies are associated to a specific website?

I am using Firefox, but it could apply to all desktop-based browser (similar but different I think to this one). I am having issues logging to a specific website. All things being equals, only by ...
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How can I view the certificate for a connection blocked because of HSTS?

I'm trying to open a website in Firefox 42.0, but I get a warning about an invalid certificate. As in this question, the website has an HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) policy, which means that ...
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How to focus on already open FireFox instance when typing “fire” in win-menu?

I'm trying to get used to Win 10 and I noticed that when I type fire in the win menu, I'll start a new instance of FireFox. Previously, on the other systems, it jumps to the already open instance ...