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Inspecting dynamic web page using Firebug or Chrome Dev Tools when the contents keep changing

If I want to DOM Inspect some web app which changes its DOM structure too often Firebug and Chrome inspector reflecting those changes not allowing me to actually inspect them. If I focus on one ...
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Is there a way to view a site from a web browser's cache?

A website I saw on my local network recently appears to have gone down. I don't have control over the device that serves the site, so I can't simply bring it back up or troubleshoot it directly ...
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How do you stop Firefox from always opening an HTML document?

How do you stop Firefox from always opening an HTML document? I downloaded an HTML practice file and must have chosen Firefox to "always open the file". Now when I right-click on the file, the only ...
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Who pays for Firefox Hello? [on hold]

Firefox recently introduced the new Firefox Hello feature, a VoIP service powered by Spanish telecom company Telefònica. History in a sentence: we know that worldwide availability of broadband and ...
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Why does the Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus recommends against binding a rule to every domain?

I'm running Firefox with Adblock Plus and Element Hiding Helper on a Windows 8 laptop. I use Element Hiding Helper to hide all sorts of annoyances and distractions, including the "You Might Also ...
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Xmodmap ignored in Firefox, revisited

Related posts, but no solution: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20386403/xmonad-xmodmap-changed-tab-to-alt-gr-but-it-doesnt-work-on-firefox-or-thunderbi Iso_level3_shift key not working in Firefox ...
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Problems with Chrome and Opera

I have been having more and more problems with Google Chrome. I try to open my webmail (charter.net) and it always locks up when logging in. Just shows a plain white screen. I tried using Opera and ...
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Getting a URL from search results based on a query, and updating in a web page

Trying to find a way to do this process on a daily or even hourly basis: Go to Amazon and search for "item" Find a specific product in the search results (it will always have the same title) Capture ...
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What is being send to/received from “safebrowsing.google.com” when I open Firefox?

When I first open Firefox, I always get this notification from my firewall within about 30 seconds-ish. It does not matter if I'm yet browsing the web, I could just have a blank page up, or I could be ...
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Why does Firefox create inbound firewall rules?

We were poking around in the Windows 8.1 Advanced Firewall interface and we are noticing that there are two Inbound program rules created for C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe Private ...
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Firefox - block authentication dialog

Is there any way to block authentication dialogs? I tried the AdBlockPlus addon. This does not seem to prevent Authorization required. I'm using selenium for browser automatisation. When there comes ...
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unable to open phpmyadmin Error during session start; please check your PHP …etc

I have installed xampp on ubuntu. I can access on firefox localhost/xampp. However when I go to phpmyadmin on the left it comes up with "phpMyAdmin - Error" Then underneath that it has this: "Error ...
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How to add custom scripts to Firefox context menu?

In Opera I was able to add an item to the context menu which was bound to a script on my filesystem. So, for example, when I right-clicked an image and clicked on this menu-item, the URL was passed to ...
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Firefox doesn't update?

![enter image description here][1]I am using firefox 35.0.1 and tried to update to 36.0 today morning, I opened the "About Firefox" dialogue box to update firefox, it shows ![Checking for Update][1] ...
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How to disable the default browser dialog with firefox -no-remote -P options

I have a profile called "some profile" I invoke it from the command line like this: firefox -no-remote -P "some profile" Each time I do so I get this annoying popup: Clicking on Don't ask me ...
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Firefox: what is the parameter to know if the cache will be cleared when closing the browser?

in the list of paramters after outputting about:config, what is the parameter to know if the cache will be cleared when closing the browser?
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Tool to measure the energy consumption of Laptop's display [on hold]

I know that black color need less power than any other color.Is there any Software(preferred open source) to calculate it. Actually, this is my project on environment subject to create a addon type ...
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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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Why 'This Connection is Untrusted' for practically every site on Mozilla Firefox?

This started a couple of months ago and pops up for just about every site, including Google, Macy's, DSW, Outlook.com, etc. These are all regularly visited sites so there should be no problem. There ...
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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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How to add resources to firefox cache database manually?

My ISP blocks websites from time to time. Recently I cannot access https powered sites. Firefox cannot load https://ajax.googleapis.com/.../jquery.min.js ... But I can still access ...
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Local storage Flash player

I've recently moved to Firefox from Chrome. On each site that uses Flash Player I cannot watch anything because 'local storage is locked'. I've tried to change settings from 100kb to unlimited, tried ...
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How to hide McAfee site advisor icon from firefox?

My work machine comes with McAfee siteadvisor installed and it places the most inconvenient icon in firefox This makes it very difficult to add new tabs or navigate to the tabs right under the ...
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How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks?

How to sync bookmarks across Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox bookmarks? As I, currently, understand, Google Chrome puts bookmarks seperatly from Google Bookmarks, which is accessible in Firefox by ...
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Long unknown process when closing browsers?

Over a period of months, I've noticed heavy use of the hard drive when I shut down browsers. The worst of the worst is MSIE, which can take 10 minutes or so before it stops. Given the amount of time ...
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How to run a regex search on Google Chrome or Firefox?

How can I search for expressions like 'foo|bar' on webpages using browsers like Google Chrome or Firefox?
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Is there a Firefox extension to bookmark a specific position on a webpage? [closed]

Sometimes when I am reading a long webpage in Firefox, I want to bookmark a specific position within the page (not just the page itself). Is there any way to accomplish this?
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Is there anyway to save where I am on a webpage for later? [duplicate]

I will sometimes visit large websites that have a lot of content to scroll through to get to what I want. Be it images, videos, articles, etc. I normally just use PRTSC and save it as a bookmark to ...
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Where are Firefox extensions?

Where do Firefox extensions (.xpi files) go when downloaded/installed? I want to know the location (path) of extracted extension files. I am using Firefox 33.1.1 binary (non-installer) version and ...
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Disable JS-initiated print actions in firefox 31

How do I prevent web pages from displaying the print dialog in firefox 31? In firefox 17 I used user_pref("capability.policy.default.Window.print", "noAccess"); to disable JS-initiated print actions, ...
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Having trouble connecting to Internet

I am getting that same message: [Rocket Tab] DNS look up for "d2e24t2jgcnor2.webhostoid.com" failed. no such host is known! I have unchecked the proxy and it still does not work! What else ...
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Check CPU usage by tab or by add-on on firefox on mac

My version of Firefox has a runaway process/thread that makes it use 100% cpu on my MacBook Pro (OSX 10.7.4) after a few minutes. I've tried to use about:memory and about:addons-memory to try to ...
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How to make ctrl-k display plain Google homepage in Firefox?

Pressing ctrl-k used to take me to the plain vanilla version of Google's homepage. Apparently, this has changed, as of Firefox 31. Pressing ctrl-k now gets me to some sort of Firefox-branded wrapper ...
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shortcut key to detach a tab in firefox (move tab to new window)

In FF, I can move a tab to a new window by either dragging the tab out of the browser, or right clicking the "move to to window" option from the context menu. is there a shortcut key to move the ...
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How to not show open with window for download file in Firefox?

I have Firefox version 35.0.1 (the most recent) up to this date. I have set to use mTorrent as the default application to open when I try to download a torrent file but everytime the window with ...
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Firefox - How save all open images in different tabs?

I have a window of firefox, with 150 tabs opened, each one having one picture. The only content of the page is the picture (but the link of the page sometimes is .php, not a exactly picture mimetype) ...
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In Firebug, how can I stop a redirect?

In Firebug, how can I stop a redirect? I want to examine and edit a webpage before it redirects. Under the Net tab, using Persist I can see all the GET including the previous pages and the redirect ...
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How to run Tor as proxy for local network

I'm trying to use Tor as standalone socks server available for whole local network. I've set up connection in my torcc file as follows: #listen on all IPs SocksListenAddress 0.0.0.0 SocksPort 9150 ...
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Change Firefox search engine for main search box when new tab is opened

I'm having trouble getting all my searches not to use yahoo.com as my search engine in Firefox. After changing settings in Preferences>Search to Google, Firefox still uses Yahoo when I open a new tab ...
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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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Xubuntu 14.10 Firefox Flash Player

When I try to play a flash video in Firefox, the space that would normally be occupied by the flash object is just a big white space: The flash plugin is installed on my browser, this is my ...
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Autohotkey script - Send keystroke on specific Firefox page?

I have a script that sends End key keystroke when i open specific page in Firefox, it scrolls automaticly to the bottom of the page. The problem is that i can't scroll upwards on that page any more. ...
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edit firefox searchengines without restarting

when i modify one of my firefox ( debian iceweasel 31.2.0 ) search engine descriptions , i usually edit an xml and restart . with built-in searchengine dialogue , i can only remove or assign ...
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Access Synced Bookmarks in Mozilla after reinstalling Windows

I synced my Bookmarks in mozilla using firefox account. But when I reinstalled my Windows and then firefox, all bookmarks were gone. I tried after logging in using same firefox account and then using ...
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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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Start Firefox update (nightly) without actually starting firefox [duplicate]

I'm running a nightly version of Firefox (aptly called "Nightly"), and there's a problem. Given this is a nightly release, one of the recent updates, pretty much make Firefox unusable - it'll crash ...
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How to switch Firefox channel to Stable?

I have switched to the Beta channel in my Firefox some time ago. Now I want the stable channel back. Unfortunately it is missed from http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/channel/ My FF:
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Prevent Firefox addons from opening update tabs

I have lots of Firefox addons installed and sometimes, when one addon is updating itself, at the next start of Firefox it'll open a new tab with update info (e.g. NoScript does that). Is there a way ...
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Looking for a work-around to an infinite scroll compatability issue

I read the post “Can I disable infinite scroll for all sites?” and Hagen gave a great answer. Is it possible to go from page one and then jump to the last page? Some sites have pages that will ...
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Viewing HTML5 video in Firefox on Windows 7 without WMP

I have Windows 7 but without WMP, because the license I purchased didn't include it and I've never used it anyway. However, it seems that HTML5 videos won't play in Firefox unless I install WMP. It ...