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How to manage volume of flash player applications on websites with Firefox?

There is some nasty video viewer that has volume around 10000% higher than normally, so visiting those webpages is very nasty experience to my delicate ears, especially when those videos start ...
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How to find out direct URL address of a file?

For example here: http://www.nova-institut.de/bio/index.php?tpl=shoplist&id=&aid=&lng=en when you see »Free Download« or here: http://faostat3.fao.org/browse/F/*/E, you cannot get direct ...
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I think javascript is turned off in my Firefox and I can't turn it back on

I usually go to tools > options > content. There used to be a checkbox - "Enable javascript there". The checkbox is no longer there. I am using version 34 of Firefox. If I go to 9gag.com anything ...
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Speed dial does not work in Firefox for a browser

I have 2 machines, both W7. I have installed speed dial from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/speed-dial/ It works fine on one machine with latest version of Firefox. I tried on the ...
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Downloading a Video Clip referenced by a .swf file

I bring up web page: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152432831365653&set=vb.618775652&type=2&theater This web page has a 'window' for playing a video clip. Using Firefox menu entry ...
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Reload of Firefox bookmarks favicons

After updating my Firefox from version 12 to version 13, my bookmarks favicons have gone. I wonder whether it's possible to force the browser to only download/refresh the favicons for all my ...
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CenturyLink C1000A Router Trouble

Details: Actiontec C1000A Router from CenturyLink Problems: Firstly, the web interface ('192...') only seems to work in firefox. When used in chrome, nothing is clickable but the css seems to still ...
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Why does CTRL-click not open some links in a new tab?

Sometimes while browsing, I'll ctrl-click a link to open it in a new tab. However, instead of opening in a new tab, it gets clicked and browsed to in the current tab as if I had clicked it normally ...
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Automatically load website videos in an external player [on hold]

Does an extension exist where, if I browse youtube/dailymotion/etc and play a video, the video would automatically be loaded in an external media player instead? I don't want a context menu giving me ...
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Search engine short-cut missing in Firefox 34

In the past version of Firefox you could define short-cuts for search engines. (by clicking on the black small arrow/triangle) and then "Manage Search Engines" - then you could define short-cuts) ...
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Redirect web traffic (SOCKS proxy) for a specific domain

Sup guys, I have youtube.com blocked at my work because reasons. I'm a scientist and I NEED youtube because most of the conferences and talks that I'd like to see are available there. Yes, I ...
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Website is securely not secure

I am accessing Pandora via SSL and notice a few icons by the URL. First is the exclamation point in a triangle, indicating the page is not fully secure: Next to it is a shield? This one says ...
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Prevent firefox from converting characters to percentage format in address bar

I sometimes use archive.org to find the contents that are no longer available in their addresses. I've bookmarked the http://web.archive.org/web/*/%s and use a keyword to search faster. (see this) ...
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Disable Tabbing in Firefox 3, Chrome 4 and IE8?

Tabbed Browsing may be nice for reading news sites in one sitting, but I still think they are a usability nightmare if you need to keep the page open for a long time, e.g., for testing it while ...
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Why does my Firefox memory usage keep rising with use and never returns to the initial level?

I am primarily using Firefox as my web browser. I have noticed that after some tabs having been opened and closed the memory usage of Firefox becomes larger and larger. This fact often leads me to ...
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How to prevent all audio and video media from starting in Firefox?

I am really sick and tired of needing to keep my PC muted because I navigate to a webpage and get spammed with auto playing audio or video. Steps I have already done: Removed flash Java is not ...
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how to remotely open an URL in Firefox in a specific profile?

I have several instances of Firefox with several different profiles running. Among them profiles with the names "software" and "test". I am trying to open an URL from a bash script to have it open in ...
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How to download a URL as a file?

A website URL has "hidden" some MP3 files by embedding them as Shockwave files, as follows. <span class="caption"><!-- Odeo player --><embed ...
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CentOS-6 Default Firefox Bookmarks

I have a set of bookmarks which I want to be the default bookmarks for FireFox. Is there a location I can copy a bookmark file so whenever a profile is created, this set of default bookmarks is ...
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Even though FireFox portable is set as default browser, it doesn't launch when I press the keyboard key to launch web browser

I want to use Firefox portable as my main browser. I noticed when I use the shortcut key built into the keyboard to launch the web browser, something strange happens. A version of Firefox opens up but ...
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Firefox 407 proxy authentication

I go through a proxy at work. I can access sites, however in the process firefox is reporting numerous 407 errors. I receive the following pattern for numerous resources per request, but not ALL ...
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Where can I find a Mozilla Firefox crash log?

My Mozilla Firefox crashes frequently (and even major updates don't help). I'd like to investigate the problem. Where can I find the log/report files? There seem to be no option to view the actual ...
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Firefox “Untrusted Connection” warnings when visiting reputable HTTPS sites when using child's account

When using Firefox on Windows, I see an "Untrusted Connection" warning when visiting any HTTPS site, including very reputable ones such as https://www.google.com and https://search.yahoo.com. The ...
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How do I configure Firefox to respect the my native DPI?

My display is of 144 dpi and resolution is 1920x1080. I can see that the text in the menu bar and title bar is displayed properly; but the content is very small. Let us consider a few examples. ...
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Is there a way to find out how long a tab has been open, or when a tab opened?

I'm trying to find a way to show how long a particular tab has been open in Firefox. Alternatively, finding out when a tab was opened would work as I could calculate the open time myself. I'm willing ...
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Saving Firefox (or other applications) windows to open up verbatim on next reboot [duplicate]

On Windows 7 Home Premium, I sometimes need to reboot my system, but I don't want to lose the URLs in the various Firefox open windows and tabs. Basically, I would like to save the layout of the ...
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Change the default search engine for Firefox's address bar

I love the ability to just type something into Firefox's address bar and do a Google search. But I was wondering if there was some way to customize what search engine Firefox used?
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Why would my computer suddenly refuse to open one particular website?

I've had this happen once before recently on a different site, and I don't know what I did to fix it. Now my computer will not open any page on stackoverflow.com. When I try, I get the error message: ...
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Google search not showing his full content [on hold]

My problem is that when I search something on google, it shows a page without the usual functions the page has. And only two search options are show: web and image. Here's a image of the problem: ...
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In a Web page, how can I tick all checkboxes in selection?

I am using a webmail (Outlook Web Access). I have a Web page : in my mailbox, I have many messages. I select 30 lines. Now, I want something that would tick the 30 checkboxes that are in my ...
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Prevent “document expired” message and just show the expired page?

When I submit a form and then press back, I sometimes get the message "Document expired" instead of the last page. I used to get the following annoying message box instead (which now appears after ...
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How to fix fonts in Windows Mozilla Firefox?

Whenever I format my computer, I usually just copy/paste all the .ttf and .fon files into the Fonts system folder. I can't be sure 100%, but I think that after I did that, Firefox stopped displaying ...
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How to trace the access to firefox's password manger?

Recently my firefox started to prompt me for the password manager's master password right after starting it which is quite annoying and I can't find what's triggering it. This change in behaviour ...
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How to access shared folder from Android Browser [migrated]

I'm trying to access file shared with firefox from Ubuntu to Windows (as server) via WIFI, all of setting has been properly set before. I'm using smb protocol via desktop browser from Ubuntu and it ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to activate/focus website's search box

Most websites have some kind of built-in search box. I'm wondering if any browser has a keyboard shortcut that will automatically take me to the website's own search box. I think that firefox ...
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Backtrack 5 R2 can't browse in firefox

I download and install backtrack 5R2 in virtual machine at network mode NAT. Than I start run backtrack and in Wicd network manager and it says that is connected to network, also can ping google ...
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Switching back to last tab on Firefox

Is it possible to switch back to the last tab used (tab toggling)? I often like this behaviour on the Mac OSX when switching between apps with the CMD + Tab shortcut key.
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How to switch to the last used tab by clicking on the selected tab in Firefox?

I prefer to use mouse when I browse. I mostly use Opera for that, it has all the features I need, out of the box. Opera has a very good feature: when I click on the currently selected tab, it switches ...
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Internet Explorer opens when I double-click firefox.exe or chrome.exe

I've been experiencing a problem for quite some time from now. I use Windows 7 and I cannot open Google Chrome or Firefox. When I click on the .EXE it opens Internet Explorer instead of Google ...
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How to set firefox search back to google

The latest version of firefox now has Yahoo as it's search instead of Google. I don't like this, I want to change it back to Google - how? I have already tried setting the keyword.URL in about:config ...
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Firefox - Using ctypes to activate a task bar item

I use a toolbar button in Firefox to toggle between normal and private windows. Here is the code: OpenBrowserWindow({private: !PrivateBrowsingUtils.isWindowPrivate(window)}); ...
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KeePassHttp refuses to be recognised as a plugin

I'm trying to make KeePass run on my Windows 7 machine, I've downloaded and installed KeePass, aim to use it alongside Passifox However, downloading and copying the KeePassHttp executable to the ...
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How to turn the user agent into a secure_user_agent?

I am using FireFox 34.0.5 and trying to change my user agent. As far as I am aware, an user agent is, somehow, a software acting on your behalf. For example, I am using FireFox now, hence my user ...
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“Mozilla/5.0” and “like Gecko”: Do web applications still test for Firefox-specific user agent strings? [closed]

Forgive me if this is the wrong site to ask this question; some similar questions were closed on Web Applications Stack Exchange, so I asked this question here. If necessary, feel free to migrate this ...
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Crop and capture screen software/plugin for Windows 7

Does anyone know of any software or a browser extension that lets me capture what's on my screen and crop it by ratio? I have Photoshop but don't want to keep opening it just to capture a simple ...
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Make Firefox /Chrome Dark [closed]

What is an easy way to make Firefox or Chrome dark? It is annoying as i am working with dark-themed programms and suddenly everything get's white in FF or Chrome.
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How do I edit the name of a custom search engine in Firefox?

I've added a custom search engine in Firefox, but then realized that its name/title was too long. How do I edit a custom search engine's name in Firefox? I tried going to 'Manage Search ...
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How to remove search providers in late 2014 Firefox?

The latest Firefox (now v. 34) has changed the way it administers search providers, so that they can be selected or un-selected, also new ones can be added, but they cannot be removed. That is ...
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Ever since Firefox got updated to version 30 I get annoying permission messages to open pdfs

Every time I try to open a pdf with Firefox, I get After I click on it the following opens up I press "Allow and remember", but it does not remember. How can I ensure that it remembers?