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Is there a bug in a recent version of Mac OSX that causes screen tearing?

I've noticed in the last few months (~Q1 2015) a lot of screen tearing on some programs. I've never seen screen tearing on these programs before (one has not had an update in 3 years) so it makes me ...
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Really truly install multiple independent versions of Firefox

I have seen some other questions on here (e.g., this and this), plus plenty of other pages on the web, offering various strategies for installing and running multiple versions of Firefox side by side. ...
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Disable firefox fullscreen warning with html5 stuff?

Whenever I go fullscreen in html5 things it puts a message at the top saying you're now in fullscreen, the problem is that this message totally stops you being able to do anything else until it ...
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Disable “Prevent this page from creating additional dialogs” for certain websites as a user

Firefox has long had a feature to protect users from over-aggressive Javascript websites that would generate repeated pop-ups to trick or annoy visitors. Is there a way to disable this protection on ...
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Firefox 38.0.1 : ssl_error_renegotiation_not-allowed

I cannot access a website even my certificate is valid. Since I got the Firefox update 38.0.1 I get the error code: ssl_error_renegotiation_not_allowed. In the about:config I cannot find it. What can ...
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How to set default size of page in firefox developer edition

I use Firefox Developer Edition on my Macbook pro retina. However, Firefox doesn't support finger pinch in and out page enlargement like safari and chrome. I have to do that from top bar. How can I ...
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How to install the real Firefox on Debian?

Debian 6 ("Squeeze") uses a rebranded version of Firefox called Iceweasel. It, however, lacks plugin support, and most of my favorites don't work. So what is best way to install the "real" Firefox on ...
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BetterSurf Firefox extension appears to be malware

When I was browsing (a local copy of a site off my own hard drive), I was greeted by a pop-up that took up the entire bottom half of my screen that detected that I was on the site that had a menu of ...
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Flash Videos flickering in Firefox on Fedora 22

I have a Lenovo X230 laptop on which I have installed Fedora 22, with KDE 5, updated with the latest patches. I have installed the latest available 64bit Flash Player from the official Adobe ...
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How can I change the new tab behaviour in Firefox?

Is there any way to make new tabs behave like they do in Chrome? In Chrome if I click the new tab button it puts the tab at the end. If I right click a tab and select "New Tab" it puts it to right of ...
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Show autocomplete suggestions for Developer Toolbar in Firefox?

In the screenshot below (Firefox 39), the Developer Toolbar prompt (the one shown on Shift+F2, not the prompt of the (Web) Console raised with Ctrl-Shift-K, which is also shown above the Developer ...
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Cannot manually download updates from download.microsoft.com using three different browsers

So, I have both windows 7 and windows 10 installed on two computers. (Total of four operating systems) And I need to download User-Mode Driver Framework version 1.11 update for Windows 7, and Windows ...
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How to recover lost add-ons in Firefox?

When I upgraded to Firefox 7, all my add-ons (except for a few) were lost. Is there any way I can recover those add-ons (or at least find out what add-ons I had installed before the upgrade broke ...
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How can I delete everything in my Firefox history older than N days?

I set FireFox to store my history for 90 days, and I think this is slowing down the AwesomeBar. I set it to store history for 45 days, but I don't know how to delete everything in my existing history ...
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How to copy the download url to clipboard in firefox?

When I click a download button, I get a popup-dialog like this: If the file is large, I want to download it by wget -c URL. Right-clicking download button to select Copy Link Location doesn't work. ...
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where does Speed Dial firefox extension store user bookmarks'?

I've lost my URLs in Speed Dial. However I have found what appears to be a backup file (extension .speedial). How can I restore my URLs from this file? Where does Speed Dial store its user ...
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Is there a way to search the text of my browsing history in Firefox?

I often find myself in the situation where I know I saw something in a web page recently, but don't remember where. I would therefore like to be able to do a full-text search of the contents of my ...
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How to override the CSS of a site in Firefox with userContent.css?

In Mozilla Firefox, I want to create userContent.css which overrides the CSS of a site, say this one. Where should I create the file? Could you please describe it based on Windows 7?
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Firefox right-click “Search with …” on key shortcut

When I right-click on the highlighted text in Firefox, it shows an option "Search "text" with Google". Is it possible to set this option on key shortcut?
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Many iexplorer instances open when clicking on a mailto link

Whenever I click on a mailto link, my computer gets whacko and starts a recurrent series of calls that open more and more instances of iexplorer. I need to manually enter the task manager and kill the ...
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Microsoft account password change security issue

Recently I detected malware on my windows 8.1 pc which included: password fox browserpassview mailpassview passview installeRex dialupas netpass I removed these using my anti-virus tool and I ...
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Memory Leak in Firefox?

After using Firefox for several days without restarting, my memory usage is extremely high. I have around 40-50 tabs open. Just now my memory usage was over 4gb and Firefox was extremely slow. After ...
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Is there a Firefox shortcut to copy the URL of the current page?

Copying the URL of the current page seems to be an extremely common task, and I can't seem to find one in the official list. Are there any tweaks or add-ons?
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“sec_error_ocsp_server_error” when trying to open a HTTPS page

Why trying to access one of my favorite sites that use HTTPS I've hit an error page about the OCSP server: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to ...
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In between multiple tabs, how to use Vimperator to open a tab right after the current one

My tabs: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] Scenario I am working on the 5th tab on Firefox and looking for a way to open a tab between 5th and 6th and not after 9th which would be done by t or o ...
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How to get back to the previous tab I was working on, after closing the latest

My tabs: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] Scenario If you're a Firefox user you know that if you have 10 tabs open and say you're in the tab #5. If you open a new tab which will ...
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Firefox thinks I'm using and older Flash version

I'm running Firefox 35.0 on Fedora 20. It has the current latest Adobe Flash version (11.2.202.440). Firefox is blocking Flash and displaying an alert bar, claiming it is outdated: In English: ...
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How can I search and replace in Firefox?

I am moderator on a site with lots of structured content and regularly edit posts for poor formatting (in particular Markdown and LaTeX). Many of those tasks are tedious and could easily be performed ...
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Firefox-Sync Data lost/not accessible

I just reset my Windows 8 and reinstalled Firefox 36. It logged in successfully but it has not synced any of my Old data. All my old bookmarks and passwords are lost. Firefox sync has logged me in ...
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Download a Javascript file to be used offline

I want to download JS file to be used offline, I have tried uGET, IDM and others but no avail. They only fetch one main file init.js but not the files referred in it. http://js.arcgis.com/4.0beta1 ...
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Different Firefox behavior depending on DNS

Depending on the DNS server being used, when the user enters a single word into the Location Bar, sometimes Firefox will display "Did you mean to go to...?". Why does this only happen with certain ...
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Symbolic link on a USB stick automatically adding extra characters upon opening

I'm trying to create a relative symbolic link to an html file. Both the symbolic link and the file are to be stored on a USB stick (i want it to open on any computer). I successfully created the ...
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firefox plugin/addon/hack to allow chromes' omnibar TAB search?

In chrome when you type a website name, say youtube.com then press TAB you can then easily search the said website for keywords without loading the site first. gonna save you some time. i found and ...
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Stop automatic redirection in firefox

Is there a way to configure Firefox to manual page redirections? In pre-30x versions of Firefox, and in other browsers back to era of usable Opera there was a switch which forced browser to ask user ...
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Portable web browser fo Windows with a proxy individual [closed]

I need a portable brower which can be run on Win 8.1. In my desktop I have a running two browser in time (FF+Chrome). So, Portable FF can't start when I have a running normal version (Only one ...
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Firebug and cURL

I have been using Firebug and cURL for quite a while. Firebug is amazing to capture HTTPS POST request as opposed to a network analyser as it is aware of SSL/TLS negotiation. And cURL is amazing to ...
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How to hide “Navigation Toolbar” in Firefox 29?

Using previous versions of Firefox, I could hide navigation toolbar using menu: View > Toolbars > Navigation Toolbar. Firefox 29 has no such option exposed in the UI. How can I hide nav-bar in ...
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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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How to remove Like Button on Forums? [closed]

I use a Proboard forum that implements a plugin that allows members to like posts. After they like a post their member name appears above the post, which everyone can see. I hate this feature. I want ...
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Browser dialogs (Alert, Confirm, & Prompt) not longer working in Internet Explorer & Firefox on a specific Windows install

I have a particular install of Windows 7 that will not display the standard JavaScript dialogs from web browsers. e.g. These all fail, regardless how they are called on any site. javascript:alert('A ...
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Move firefox tab group into new window

I've got grouped my firefox tabs in three tab groups now using the native tab group handling, but always forget that the groups are there - the tab groups icon on the top right doesn't give an ...
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Latest Flash Player 18 Doesn't Upmix The Stereo Sound to 5.1 Surround Anymore

Old version of flash player and firefox was upmixing stereo sound to 5.1 on youtube and other online players. I did an update today and it is not anymore. What can I do to get it done as before? Bass ...
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how to know which java script is associated with a particular link or a button on a website

When I open a website, noscript blocks running the java script associated with the website. On the Options menu of NoScript I can find the blocked scripts and I can temporarily or permanently allow ...
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To download selected SpringerLink materials semiautomatically [on hold]

I would like to download all articles of one author and related articles. I did once Javascript and terminal tool to automatize the playing of Lord of Ultima in development processes. Similar ...
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Code for implementing “www.” button in virtual keyboard for firefox

Can anyone help me by providing code for implementing "www." button in virtual keyboard for firefox. A javascript code.
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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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How do I configure windows to start with firefox.exe instead of explorer.exe?

I am working on web browser only kiosk environment with touchscreen windows 8. I found it better to have only firefox or chrome to run and not explorer.exe because I am unable to disable touchscreen's ...
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Srcset and picture in firefox 38

The "caniuse" website claims firefox 38 supports srcset and the picture attribute, but changing the viewport from width 1600 px to 250 px on http://googlechrome.github.io/samples/picture-element/ ...
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Bulk-import Chrome Stylebot styles into Stylish?

Stylebot and Styleish are two extensions for managing local CSS stylesheets for remote sites. Stylebot is only available for Chrome, Stylish is available for both Chrome and Firefox. I've got some ...
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Several website functions just no longer work in Firefox for me…but maybe there's a pattern?

This is really weird, because I don't recall making any large changes or messing around with about:config in Firefox. I was on FF 30 the whole time. The problems just emerged. Here's some example: ...