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Is it possible to see the DNS resolving query in Firefox developer tools?

Using the developer tools in Firefox one can see detailed information about requests to and responses from the webserver (HTTP header and content, timing information, status codes and so on). I ...
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which Firefox plugin blocks comments on mmnews.de: Error 403 Sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that

I use Firefox 47.0.1 (latest) with those plugins: When I go to URL mmnews I receive error message Error 403 Sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. Sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. ...
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Mozilla Firefox not playing Flash video and reports error 2124

I am trying to play videos given here on my computer in my Mozilla Firefox browser on Windows 7 (64-bit). But it is giving me error 2124. Why is it so? However, I have successfully installed Adobe ...
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How to join a WebRTC session with a Raspberry Pi 2 and Camera module?

How does one get a working setup to join a WebRTC session (e.g. https://opentokrtc.com or for testing https://test.webrtc.org) with a Raspberry Pi 2, the official camera module (and a USB soundcard)? ...
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How to disable all browser extensions while in private mode?

I want something similar to Chrome Incognito Tab where all addons and extensions are disabled by default. Unfortunately, entering private mode in Firefox doesn't do that and extensions still have ...
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Firefox keyboard shortcut to save current page to Pocket

Using the Pocket integration built into Firefox 38+, how can I make a keyboard shortcut to save the current page to Pocket?
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How do I change Firefox bookmark toolbar icons?

My Firefox bookmark toolbar items change icons every now and then for apparently no reason, especially if a site is down. I get the DNS site's icons all over, on another case I have the Facebook icon ...
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How to use Firefox and other non-RFC1929 complaint programs with auth'ed SOCKS5? Local proxy chainer?

I own a SOCKS5 subscription which requires authentication. I want to use it with FoxyProxy and other programs which do not support auth'ed socks5 (just SOCKS5 with no auth). Note that you cannot enter ...
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Firefox is always using proxy server when entering single hostname

We have the following problem here: When entering a single hostname without suffix in Firefox the browser will always attempt to send this request to our proxy server. The proxy server itself is in a ...
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How to have Firefox open prg files?

When I click on a .prg file, which are just binary files, then if offers me to download it, where I would like it to always open them with the program /usr/bin/x64. I am using Gnome on Linux, if that ...
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Is there a way to install the QuickTime plugin for Firefox without the bloatware from Apple?

I remember using QuickTime Lite. However QT Lite was last updated on 18 Dec 2010 and uses QuickTime base components [version 7.69.80.9]. Current QuickTime according to apple.com is QuickTime 7.7.2. ...
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Display invisible characters in Firefox

Is there a way to visualize hidden(invisible) characters in Firefox? (or other browser) like MS Word (or other text editors) does? Say, I want to see (count) spaces, newlines, other invisible chars......
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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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How to resume interrupted Firefox download?

Basic question, how do I resume interrupted / failed downloads in Firefox?
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Disable SSL for Google in Firefox

Since a couple of weeks I'm having problems with Google (Firefox 47.0 x64), specific with the SSL certificate. Every time I'm tried to load a Google page: Gmail, Search, Plus, Maps, Wallet, PlayStore ...
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How to debug Firefox crashes on Mac

I'm running Firefox 37.0.1 on OSX 10.10 and I'm always getting crashes. It's pretty much fresh out of the box, so this concerns me that there might be an underlying problem that's perhaps maybe not ...
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In Firefox, is there a counterpart to Google Chromes -app option?

Google Chrome has ability to launch in an "app" mode by using -app command line switch, for example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" -app=http://some-url Using this I ...
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Can you run more than one Firefox profile instance at the same time? [duplicate]

I was thinking it would be a good idea to run administrative functions in a browser that isn't in the same firefox profile as the one I use for regular browsing. Is it possible to run more than one ...
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My microphone does not work with Flash Player in Mozzila while I have a bluetooth speaker plugged in

My operating system is an up to date Linux Mint Debian Edition 2. This is really just Debian Jessie with an additional repository. I use Flash to broadcast myself. Flash registers my microphones. ...
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Firefox NoScript and Hola Unblocker not working together

I'm having issues with some Firefox extensions. I'd like to use the NoScript extension but it mess around with Hola unblocker (which I mainly use for Pandora because I'm from Europe). When NoScript is ...
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Allow outdated firefox extension to be enabled

So I have a lovely extension called Pentadactyl. It's not maintained for every "major" Firefox release and thus may have an outdated version number somewhere. It does its job and frankly it's my ...
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Can I import my Chrome bookmarks into Firefox? [duplicate]

I just switched from Chrome to Firefox and I was wondering if I can get my bookmarks out of Chrome and into Firefox somehow. Is it possible to export to some standard format and import into Firefox? ...
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How to know if an addon is gathering data?

So, Firefox addons are really good. But how do we know if they aren't also gathering data, like your browsing history for example? In Chrome you can check what kind of data the plug-in will have ...
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Custom host file for Firefox

Instead of changing my host file I'd like Firefox to think my domain is on my own server while my other browser uses the real IP address. I used to edit my host files but that forces both browsers to ...
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Very high CPU usage Firefox Youtube Mac

For the last 6 weeks or so, I get occasionally really high CPU usage when viewing YouTube on Firefox (v 46, v47). When this happens, FF ignores user input like switching tabs. This is on a Mac, OSX ...
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How do I export favorites from Firefox and Import them in IE11?

I am looking at guidance write a script to export favorites from Firefox and import them in IE. any thoughts?
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Mute new tabs by default in Firefox

Firefox has an option to mute a tab. Particularly useful when a misbehaved website opened in a background tab suddenly starts playing a video with sound. Is it possible to tell Firefox to open new ...
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Is there a way to mute all sound coming from a tab in Firefox?

Is there a way to mute all sound coming from a tab in Firefox? I want to be able to play games in my browser while listing to music on iTunes without the sound overlapping. I am using Firefox on Mac....
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How to set up Firefox to absolutely never to delete any history items?

Is there a way to set up Firefox in a way that it absolutely never removes any items from its history (automatically)? In the past maybe there were a 'keep all history items', then you could set it ...
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How can I get Firefox to prefer HTTPS over HTTP?

For example, I type superuser.com in the browser bar of Firefox, but it automatically goes to the HTTP site. I want the HTTPS site by default.
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Firefox sporadically loses ability to perform DNS lookups

I've scoured the web for several days now, essentially every single time I encounter this. I hope someone here knows a solution to this. Facts I'm using the latest stable release of Firefox at the ...
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Hardcode/Set the First URL suggestion for a domain in Firefox

What I want to achieve is that when I write "super" in the Firefox URL bar, it should suggest superuser.com/questions instead of superuser.com as the first suggestion, irrespective of my usage ...
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Scripting an unattended Firefox setup in Windows

I work in a training environment where the Firefox set is ancient, and they refuse to create a new image. So I end up wasting a lot of time setting up by updating to the latest Firefox, removing ...
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How to remove tabs or devices pertaining to old systems in Firefox Sync Tabs

I re-imaged one of my systems which initially had multiple tabs open and were sync'd. Now, I see all the tabs appear under the Sync tabs between all my devices. Is there a way to remove the device, ...
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How to tell an instance of firefox to use eth0 instead of tun0 while OpenVPN is running and connected to a VPN server?

sometimes I need to connect to websites without passing through VPN, is it possible to open an instance of Firefox and tell it to use the plain eth0 interface instead of the tun0 ?
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Google Chrome like omnibar in Mozilla Firefox

How to make Firefox's awesomebar (addressbar) to work like in Chrome? I mean especially search (words search, not URLs) auto complete from search history. This addon ( addons.mozilla.org/en-US/...
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Firefox: howto force loading of all images (disable image lazy loading with scrolling)

More and more sites uses image lazy loading (JavaScript that loads images during scrolling). I wish to force loading all images in Firefox and Feed Reader. In Reeder 3.0 you see only placeholders: ...
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firefox remember history forever

Please do not mark this as a duplicate Is there a way to make firefox remember history forever? I have set every setting in about:config I can think of to 999999. places.history.expiration....
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Firefox 27 wants to use HTTPS everywhere

I've got a weird problem with my Firefox 27.0.1: Literally any webpage I want to visit is automatically requested via HTTPS, and that means I constantly get "Untrusted Connection" warnings - see first ...
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How to open bookmarks in an unloaded state in Firefox?

I would like to be able to open bookmarked pages --- potentially a large number of them --- in an unloaded state. By "unloaded" I mean the state that pages are in at startup in Firefox if you choose ...
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Browser settings for large web pages?

I use Firefox and Chrome to download web pages that are pretty large (also containing thousands of thumbnail images that are also saved to HDD), when page is more than 30-40MB browser becomes very ...
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How to check if multiprocess e10s option is enabled in your Firefox

Since Firefox 47 multi-process option Electrolysis (e10s) is enabled, but I am afraid, my Firefox still only uses one process. There are a lot of options fingering with this subject in about:config: ...
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Stop browser from announcing AdBlock

Visiting this website tells me that my browser announces that it it using AdBlock. Can I stop my browser from announcing that it uses it?
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firefox+flash mouse clicked required to pgdn

I have a website open in firefox that uses flash. Whenever I alt+tab to firefox, and press the pgdn button, I'm required to click on the screen with my mouse before the pgdn works. Is there any way ...
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Firefox 47.0.1 - Allow insecure contents to be loaded from localhost

For my personal testing environment, I need to allow firefox to allow insecure content (in my specific case, allow a request to a non-https website). It is working from any website, but not from my ...
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How to recover form information for a webpage in Firefox

I filled out a lengthy form on a webpage which rejected my submission due to a server error. I can't seem to recover the form input. Is there any way in Firefox to look into caches, history, etc. to ...
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Remove “- Mozilla Firefox” from title?

You know, this "Mozilla Firefox" appearing on each lines when you hover Firefox taskbar icon? I find this totally useless! I'm talking about this:
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How do I use the Google data compression proxy on Firefox?

I am using GNU Icecat (GNU version of Mozilla Firefox) on Trisquel GNU/Linux. In order to minimize/optimize data usage while web surfing, I want to use Google's data compression proxy. So, how do I ...
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Firefox busted after Dell Ubuntu auto-update

I have the Dell Mini 9 with Ubuntu. After an auto-update a few weeks ago, whenever I try to launch Firefox I get the message: Failed to execute child process No such file or directory So I tried ...
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Extended Firefox use causes my sound to cut out

I have Dell PC, and I use Windows XP. After using Firefox for extended periods, my audio starts cutting out, as though someone is pressing play and pause continuously, and the mouse pointer lags. ...