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Is it possible to download entire YouTube playlist using IDM?

I download youtube video using IDM. All I have to do is use Mozilla, install a some idm download plug in and there you go. You can see IDM "DOWNLOAD" label towards the top right corner, or you can ...
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Firefox accusing me of distributing malware on my site [migrated]

I noticed that Firefox has decided to block some EXE installers from my site, showing a label Blocked: May contain virus or spyware. I right-click the file, select Unblock, and this message is shown ...
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Regex excluding [about:] pages in firefox

I'm trying to get stylish style sheet to be deactivated on about: pages. I believe the regular expression below should be able to do just that, but firefox seems to be of a different opinion. Could ...
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How do I use Firefox cookies with Wget?

wget --load-cookies will load cookies as a "textual file in the format originally used by Netscape's cookies.txt file". However, Firefox keeps its cookies in an SQLite database. Is there a way to ...
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Advent Laptop heating

I'm using Ubuntu and my laptop starts to heat strongly but I'm using only 6 tabs of Firefox . System monitor shows 14% of ram and 20% of cpu used sensors cmd in terminal shows 85-95 so it's not ...
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Firefox adds random scripts on every page load

I noticed today that Firefox adds a bunch of scripts to every pageload. Here's a screenshot: I checked the add-ons. It's just Adblocker plus, Firebug, colorzilla, lastpass, screengrab, share-a-holic. ...
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Change Activation (Tab Focus) Behavior for Vimperator Mappings

I want to create a new vimperator key mapping that duplicates the functionality of undo, but opens the tab in an unfocused/background tab. I know that tabopen uses the flag ! to toggle activation ...
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Creating Hotkeys in Firefox for bookmarks (bookmarklets)

I would like to set up shortcuts (hotkeys) for several Firefox bookmarks (they're actually bookmarklets). One example is the pinboard.in bookmarklet. Does anyone know how to do this?
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Why am I suddenly signed out of all of my internet accounts?

I went to facebook yesterday evening and it struck me that I had to type in my password to be able to log in (normally I'm already signed in or have autocomplete do it for me). I went to my email ...
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Is there a way to make Windows (or Firefox at least) TYPE text that is copied? [closed]

I have to make changes to a graphing application. Part of these changes involves searching for a specific server in a dropdown menu that has over 900 entries. Firefox allows you to start typing in ...
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Receipt printing with firefox, always adds white space at the bottom [on hold]

I am developing a web app, which includes creating a receipt, and using a receipt (POS) printer to print it. When I test receipt printing in Firefox, the output always includes excess white space at ...
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SSH breaks after sending traffic through it using a socks5 proxy (Write failed: Broken pipe)

I run the following command at home on my local Linux machine: ssh -D 10.0.0.1:443 -C user@internet-server -p 21 This opens a listening socket on port 443. Then on another computer I connect to ...
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Firefox, error when accessing https url

I'm connected through a public wifi hotspot. No problem when using IExplorer. When I use Firefox, I obtain the following error message after asking for any https url, as for example ...
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Where is the vimperatorrc file in Windows?

I want to remap control A to something else. Presently it's overriding select all. I can't seem to find where this file would be located.
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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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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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change Skype background color in WIndows 7

I am running Windows 7, I think the White background in Skype (contactlist and chat window) are way to bright and it annoys me. But I find no way to change the color of it. A work around I ...
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Is there any way to stop specific sites appearing in browser history? [duplicate]

I am using Firefox and Chrome. There a few websites only which I don't want anyone to know I visit. But they appear in browser history or when I start typing they also come as auto complete. I have ...
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Modifying the icon in the firefox search box for a website's search engine/feature? (ie. GoogBinHoo, Wikipedia, Ebay, Superuser, etc)

Does anybody know how to change the icon in the firefox search box to a custom made icon? For example if I wanted to change the google icon that is next to the google search box(or wikipedia, ebay, ...
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Is there a way to indicate which Firefox tab is making sounds?

I am essentially asking for a Firefox equivalent to the Chrome extension called MuteTab - a way to identify which tabs are making sounds and then mute them accordingly. Is there a such extension for ...
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Create an hidden location for HIstory [firefox]

I have got a desktop computer XP with Firefox 38.0.1 How to create another location [a second location] for Firefox history so that when someone deletes it closing Firefox automatically and/or ...
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Locate bookmarks folder after finding bookmarks in Firefox

When I search bookmarks I can't find a way to locate the folder of the result. I have many bookmarks folder and subfolders and most folders and subfolders contain some bookmarks. When I cannot ...
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How to stop the Browser from automatically opening a new window of ad.adsmatte?

when i load the SO and when I click login it opens a new window for ad.admatte.com,when i click questions/Tags or any option available on any site like this it is automatically opening a new window ...
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Files downloaded with Firefox are often corrupt

For the past six months or more, when I download a file with Firefox, it will usually be corrupt. During those months, I've always kept Firefox up-to-date. I'm currently running 3.6.6 32-bit. Here ...
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Proxy server with compression to reduce mobile data usage [on hold]

I'm often on the road, connecting to the internet through my mobile hotspot which costs me around $10/GB. Chrome and Opera browsers have "off road" features that compress data to save on bandwidth via ...
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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 can I retrieve POST data in Firefox without use of an addon?

This is a bit of an emergency. I've written a very large article without saving my progress (I know, not the brightest), and when I submitted it, I ended up being redirected to an error. If I hit ...
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How to troubleshoot “Secure Connection Failed” in Firefox appearing since the version 38?

Since I upgraded Firefox to the version 38 I encounter problem while sending a certain form on the website https://usercenter.checkpoint.com/ Most of the website works normally but sending a form ...
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How do I disable the full screen transition in Firefox?

When I watch a video on YouTube with their video player it does this relatively long transition when I go into full screen. How do I turn this transition off? I'm using Firefox 38.0.1 on Mac OSX ...
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Reducing the height of the tab/address bar in Firefox (OS X)

I would like to save those extra few pixels, since I'm often on the go on a laptop and overall customize FF. Is there a way to shave off those extra pixels here? (Picture for reference)
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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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Firefox and Windows 8.1 64-bit

ALL, I recently bought a new laptop with Windows 8.1 64-bit. On this laptop I installed Firefox latest version. On top of it I put AdBlock and NoScript FF extensions. I am currently running Firefox ...
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Why is Firefox so bad at supporting HTML5? [on hold]

I launched html5test.com with my two browsers and I wonder why Firefox gets only 467/555 points, despite Mozilla's support for Web standards ? Iceweasel (Firefox renamed by Debian), version 38 : ...
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How to uninstall Google Translate toolbar in Firefox

Suddenly I see Google translate toolbar popping up at any some non-English website. I never had this before and want it removed. But where..? I can't find anything under plugins or extensions, nor ...
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Firefox on X11 — Can I use the multitouch gestures with a touchscreen?

Firefox has support for some multitouch gestures on desktop (pinch and swipe at least) -- is there any way to get them working with a touchscreen right now, or will they only work with a touchpad?
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examine sessionstore.json for unsaved text field recovery

When SeaMonkey or Firefox crashes, some of the text you write within various HTML forms is supposed to be recoverable through the sessionstore.json within your profile. The issue is that the ...
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How to set default browser in Windows 7 via script?

I'm working on a system imaging process during which both Chrome and Firefox are installed silently. I'm trying to find a way to set Firefox as the default browser for both the system default user ...
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How can I send articles to Firefox for Android's reading list from the desktop?

I use Firefox on my desktop and Firefox for Android on my tablet, with Firefox Sync keeping them connected. I'd like to use the Reading List feature of FF for Android, but often I find the articles I ...
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Certain Windows 8.1 desktop apps will not start

I'm using a 64-bit Acer laptop running Windows 8.1. When I try to start certain desktop apps, I get the error message (translated:) This application could not be started because the Side-by-Side ...
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Finding Free Proxy Servers To Use With Firefox [on hold]

Googling on "free proxy servers" produces a multitude of sites where you enter a URL for a blocked site to read it. I would like to not have to do this. How do I find a site that will give me the ...
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How do I manage trust exceptions in Firefox?

Through the course of using Firefox over the years, I've had to manually trust certificates for a number of HTTPS sites for various reasons. I'm trying to find a way to view the list of these sites, ...
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How to bypass the “secure connection failed” warning in Firefox 33

Since installing Firefox 33 a "Secure Connection Failed" error is no longer bypassable using the "I Understand the Risks" button - it's gone! Is it still somehow possible to ignore certificate ...
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Firefox 10 developer console jumps down the screen when disconnected and the current webpage is interacted with, on Centos 6.3

If I disconnect the developer tools (via the position menu and select window), and press/hover over buttons or try to press the 'clear' button on the console, on Firefox 10, it jumps down the page. I ...
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How can I clear a single site from the cache in Firefox?

In Firefox, I occasionally need to clear my cache to fix a website. But clearing the entire cache seems like extreme overkill. Is there any way to just clear the one site from my cache?
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Is there a plugin to alert when Firefox is about to crash? [closed]

SeaMonkey and Firefox on 64-bit Windows 7 Professional appear to crash momentarily once they reach about 2GB of memory (even in the presence of a lot of memory and unlimited swap), most likely due to ...
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themes doesn't work on my firefox Incognito but on a regular windows it works, Why?

themes doesn't work on my firefox Incognito but on a regular windows it works, Why?
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Websites not loading correctly since Windows 8.1 upgrade

I finally upgraded my work PC to Window's 8.1 Pro on Monday (from 8 Pro), but since then I have been having problems with websites not loading correctly. This issue is occurring in both Firefox 27.0.1 ...
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Where Do Not Track Me / Blur saves its login info?

I'm using Do Not Track Me / Blur with Firefox. It has a setting where it saves the username and login info automatically for the sites you visit (the "remember login accounts" option, see below): ...
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YouTube videos black, only audio in Firefox

When I play a YouTube video on my computer, it seems to play fine, but the whole video is black. This happens only when I play the video in Firefox. I'm using Windows 8.1 What I did so far: ...
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How can I remove all the customizations imposed by Linux Mint 17.1 on firefox?

I have found two solutions for the same: Downloading and installing .tar.bz2 package (firefox) from mozilla.org (Problem:Package provided is portable and is not installable). Installing firefox from ...