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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 go when downloaded/installed (.xpi) ? i want to know the location (path) of extracted extension files i am using firefox 33.1.1 binary (non-installer) version, and want ...
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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 to get YouTube comments working in Firefox without 3rd party cookies enabled and wihout enable cookies for google.com

I get logged out a few seconds after I logged in to google plus video the popup when you click comments. I am then logged in to YouTube without the G+ intergration. I use the self destruct cookie ...
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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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Set default browser for all user on PC via GPO [migrated]

I need one way to make mozilla as default browser on a group of PC-s I have in domain, I have tried many GPO but no luck until now. I have done it manually but this is a user configuration so every ...
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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 [on hold]

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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I can't open some files from firefox

I'm trying to open some *.log files but firefox doesn't give me an option to "Open", it only gives me options to "Save" (or to use some sort of addon Downloader to save, I think). How do I get the ...
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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, ...
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coloring firefox using userchrome.css - get rid of two rectangles

Regarding this thread: Change firefox panel color using userChrome.css I would like to color my firefox, but only the top bar. The Bar where the buttons and tabs are. (Australis) I already colored ...
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How to edit Google bound App Script in External Editor

Is a way to register an external text editor to use to edit a Google App Script that is bound to a Google Document or Google Spreadsheet, instead of or in addition to the Script Editor Google ...
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Modify entries in browser url autocomplete bar

Recently a website I often visit changed its domain name. As a result, all of my browser's URL autocomplete entries are incorrect. They point to example.com instead of example2.com. I'm interested in ...
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Trying to retrieve deleted Facebook videos from the cache

I viewed two videos on Facebook. Seconds before I could download them, the user deleted them. I've been trying desperately ever since to find them on my hard drive. I viewed them on Firefox. I ...
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How do I automatically insert the title of a paper as a filename when downloading PDFs?

I know it's possible with DoPDF. But DoPDF doesn't preserve the text inside the file. I'd like a solution that preserves the text inside the file too.
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Prevent address bar from doing web searches and autocompletes

How do I turn off the Firefox (v 33) search the web from the address bar feature? I followed the instructions in Firefox help by changing the keyword enabled value to false, but the address bar ...
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Tuneup pro virus opening its own searchtab, how to remove without formatting

Ok, I have had it with this bastard. I have tried everything free you can get a hold of but I can't get rid of it. I know the best way to get rid of it would be to format the computer, but! A) My ...
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403 Forbidden error only for wikipedia site

So I was browsing the Internet and everything was nice and dandy suddenly my favorite site wikipedia gave me this: Forbidden You don't have permission to access this page. I have been trying ...
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I can't save anything from Chrome/Flash Professional/FlashDevelop/Mozilla

Every time I press Ctrl + S or right click and Save, Chrome freezes. And I have to restart it. That also happens to Mozilla/IE 10. I don't know if it's related, but whenever I create a new .fla file ...
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Preventing javascript from grabbing arrow keys

It's becoming more and more popular for websites to grab the arrow keys via JavaScript and use them for site navigation in ways that breaks scrolling with the arrow keys. Short of NoScript, is there ...
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How to configure Firefox to warn or reject SHA-1 signed certificates?

Is there a way to configure Firefox either through an add-on, plugin, or other setting that will either reject or warn whenever it encounters a certificate that has been signed using SHA-1?
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How to set cursor on HTML content when opening new Firefox tab?

When I open a new tab in Firefox, the cursor is set in the URL (or address) field. This provides poor UX for me as my home page is Google and I would like the cursor to automatically go into the ...
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Encoded mp4 video won't play in Firefox v33

When this video is encoded with the following ffmpeg command, it cannot be played in Firefox v33 (a blank screen appears). But when I play it in the native VLC player, it works. So here the long ...
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Specific web pages won't load - until I reboot the computer

When I use my web browser (the latest version of Firefox), quite often a page will display the "The connection was reset" page. The strange thing is, I am able to access other pages from that domain, ...
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How to create switchable bookmark toolbars in Firefox?

I'm using several computers (workplace, home, virtual machine) and I have them all synced using Firefox sync, as I need access to all my bookmarks on all of my browser instances. Sometimes I have a ...
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How to download GenyMotion 2.3.0

When I opened up GenyMotion, it said that a new version of GenyMotion is available 2.3.0 and had a link to download it. When I clicked on the link, it opened up my FireFox browser and gave me this ...
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Why I always see blank page when i want to set up username on Facebook? [migrated]

Whenever I'm trying to access http://facebook.com/username to change my username for one of the fanpages I'm running, I get a blank page and practically nothing in body section and header of the ...
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How to stop website localizing the timezone for me automatically?

I'm currently living in Hong Kong where the timezone is UTC+8. Now I'm travelling to Germany and I'm planning some activities. For example I would like to watch a football match and tried to check ...
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Windows XP - Websites don't display correctly and other problems

Windows XP Every single page in Firefox displays incorrectly. All color and formatting is gone. Here's how it should not look like, but how it looks in my Firefox: In Chrome it displays ...
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Flash Player Crashes my computer in Explorer, Google Chrome, and Firefox. But it doesn't in Safari. What is going on?

I have Windows Vista. Recently I uninstalled Ubuntu from a split partition and then reallocated the disk space to Windows. I also downloaded 360 Total Security for Windows, because I was planning to ...
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How do I set the number of tiles on Firefox's new tab page?

The Firefox 33 upgrade changed me to having only six tiles on the page instead of 9, so I can't see all of the pinned tabs I had before.