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How can I prevent firefox from creating windows out of tabs?

There seems to be a "feature" to drag a tab into a window which occurs whenever a tab is dragged "down" - I end up doing this unintentionally quite often (especially on a touchpad/laptop setup) - is ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut in Firefox to paste the Unix “primary selection” clipboard, not the Firefox one?

I run Linux, and am used to selecting text with the mouse to copy and pressing Shift+Insert to paste. (This uses an alternate clipboard known as the "Primary Selection".) This seems to work in every ...
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How to back up and restore firefox tree style tabs?

I use the popular Tree Style Tab firefox extension. How can I back up all open tabs and later restore them, yielding the same tab tree? The backup could be saved to the bookmarks database, or to a ...
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How to automatically save a source URL when saving an image in Firefox under Windows?

How could I automatically record the original URL of an image when saving an image from a webpage in Firefox under Windows? The URL could be written, for example, as metadata in the image EXIF. How ...
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Get pictures in the source code of a web page

As we know, we can get the source code of a web page with Firefox. I'd want to get the pictures in the page via the source code. Is there a way for it? Or any addons of Firefox to achieve it? Thanks a ...
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How do I set max browsing history size?

How do I set how many urls (maximum) can be stored in the browsing history of Firefox? I don't see such an option in the settings dialog.
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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 reload just one loaded image in Firefox?

I need to reload an image that comes in a page. That image is loaded, and by Right Click I have just View image option. Is there any way that I can have an option to reload the image in the context ...
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Saving Firefox tab state for reopening?

If I have six or seven tabs open in Firefox, and I need to close it down for performance or other reasons, is there a way to save that state of tabs so the next time I open Firefox it'll reopen those ...
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Is there a way to save a tab-set in Firefox?

I know how and have set Firefox to remember and reopen the tabs that were last set, but sometimes I have another window open and if it gets closed last, then I lose my first tab-set. Is there some ...
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Can Firefox display only certain bookmarks?

I have many bookmarks, but I don't want to always have them show up in the drop down menu of the omnibar (where you enter the url). Is it possible to select which ones to display and which ones not ...
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Firefox not using one rule from userChrome.css

I've edited my userChrome file cat .mozilla/firefox/<someletters>.<profilename>/chrome/userChrome.css /* Shrink tab titles by 10% */ .tabbrowser-tabs .tab-text { font-size: ...
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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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Firefox and IE render pages larger than chrome

When viewing a page in firefox, it appears much bigger than it does when opened in chrome, as if it has been zoomed in. Other machines using firefox display the page in the smaller state.
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Reoccuring connectivity issue, can't access sites yet steam and skype works

Please read all details before posting answers, thank you! So this issue occurred for the second time since a bit earlier this year. Here is the issue in essence: Steam and skype works, but dropbox ...
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Restricting certain printers to certain programs

At my place of business, we use desktop PCs as Point-of-Sale units as well as workstations. We have two networked laser printers (standard letter size) in the office as well as receipt printers at ...
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Firefox: change/disable default keyboard shortcut configuration

I have installed the Keyconfig add-on and configured it to toggle Offline Mode on Firefox, whenever I press Ctrl + Shift + O. It worked fine on previous versions of Firefox (before version 28.0). ...
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How can I view a PDF in Firefox when the server specifies the wrong content type?

I am using Mozilla Firefox with a PDF viewer plug-in. The plug-in has been correctly associated with Adobe Reader files to view them in the browser in the settings. I would like to be able to view ...
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Vimperator copy/pasting

I'm trying out Vimperator. I mainly wanted it for the hjkl scrolling, and I like its "hint" system for following links. These two features are really all I need; I think. I don't mind the other ...
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Disable spell checking in Firefox?

How can I disable spell checking in Firefox? This is not a trivial question. The normal option to turn it off does not work. Version is 29.1 Here is a screenshot showing the option turned off yet ...
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Stop Firefox YouTube from auto-loading videos (HTML5)

I am using Firefox version 36.0.4 which has HTML 5 video. How can I stop it from autoloading videos in YouTube. For example, when I got a YouTube page, videos will immediately start playing. Also, ...
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Firefox Save Dialog Box Freezes the Tabs

When one tries to save a file in Mozilla Firefox, a save dialog box appears with the title "Enter a name of file to save to..." where one can choose the name and destination folder for the file. ...
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Set Firefox to autocomplete location using hostname only

Consider the following scenario: I visited two websites say, First, www.example.com, and/or I have added it to bookmarks as example Then, www.hostname.com, and/or I have added it to bookmarks as ...
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YouTube video crashes only when paused when a using headset, while in Firefox

I have a Logitech G35 headset, as well as a Logitech Z5500 5.1 surround system. I switch between these depending on need. For example the speakers for music, the headset for gaming. Now, sometimes I ...
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Firefox can't open website while other browser do [on hold]

Recently for these few days, all the suddenly I frequently experience problem that Firefox can't open websites after using for a while. It just feels like the internet is down. However, other browser ...
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How to increase the number of pdf files firefox/thunderbird can open

I'd like to know if there is a setting that limits the number of PDF files which can be open at any point in time in the firefox or thunderbird browser. I have a large amount of PDF open in my browser ...
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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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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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How to open JavaScript link in new tab

I’m stuck using a crappy website that is very dynamic and uses a lot of JavaScript, basically it has a table with many rows, each containing a link. Initially the rows are in a very poor order and I ...
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Possible to change/edit which letters are underlined in context-menus?

I want to change some of the underlined letters for quick-selecting context menu entries, particularly, for Firefox (but knowing how to do so for general Windows 7 context menus would be great, too). ...
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What is preventing Firefox from deleting active logins/cookies on exit?

Alright, so I want Firefox to delete all active logins/cache when I close it. My privacy settings are: Accept cookies from sites Accept third-party cookies: Always Keep until: I close Firefox ...
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Is there a way to enable H.264 video in Firefox?

I know that Mozilla has taken an ideological stance against H.264 video, but I don't agree with it. (And I think I paid for a hardware decoder inside my graphics card anyway?) Is there any way I can ...
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Not start movie by default on YouTube? [on hold]

I like to go to YouTube and open a few (1-10) movies in tabs and after it has loaded I watch it (I have to manually pause every movie after I open it). Is there some way to make YouTube pause it by ...
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Create origin aliases for a web browser?

Is there a way to configure browsers with a list of "origin aliases" so that a web app functions as expected? If so, how? For example, I would like to tell the browser https://wiki and ...
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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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Shift+Scroll in Firefox goes through history

Most programs allow you to Shift+Scroll to scroll horizontally in a window. Google Chrome does this, my editors do this, most programs do this. Firefox is smart and uses Shift+Scroll to go through ...
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save complete page in chrome/ firefox/ httrack don't work well

I tried to save complete pages with all scripts from jsfiddle but if I disconnect from the internet some parts of the page don't behave as expected. I tried to download with Firefox, Chrome and ...
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How to disable javascript modal popup ads

For many years I have blocked popup ads with AdBlock Plus. But it seems more and more these past couple months there is a "new" kind of popup overtaking the web. They are javascript based "modal" ...
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How can I block these windows that appear in web pages when scolling down? [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is possible to block these type of windows that appear when you scroll to the bottom of the web page or even when you just load them. It seems to me they are CSS. Generally ...
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Any add-on(service) for firefox to compress incoming data like opera [closed]

I want to know if there is any service or add-on available for firefox to compress the incoming data like opera browser.
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Disable video loop

Some sites are using the loop attribute with video <video loop="loop"></video> Example I do not like this. I would prefer the video to play once, then give me the option to repeat like ...
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Web pages narrow on 1080p screen

I have recently bought a laptop with a 1080p screen. Although i have no issues with the text and image size, the web pages with text are very narrow and have quite a lot empty spaces at the sides. Is ...
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not able to screenshot full webpage in SharePoint 2013 using Firefox

Does anyone know why I would not be able to do a full screenshot of a SharePoint 2013 webpage using firefox? I have tried Nimbus and Awesome screenshots plugins as well as the command line option: ...
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Where does Firefox keep cookies?

Where does Firefox store my cookies on a windows 7 home machine? I have looked in AppData but don't see any cookie or cache folder.
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How do I repair a corrupted Firefox places.sqlite database?

I had some problems with my RAM (bluescreen several times, Windows XP) and now are my Firefox databases damaged. Firefox is working, but my history is gone and it's reporting several inconsistencies ...
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How to open previous/next page in new tab in Pentadactyl?

If pressing H and L brings you to the previous and next pages, respectively (Alt+Left/Right on vanilla Firefox), what's the key for opening the previous/next page in a new tab? The functionality I'm ...
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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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Is there any Firefox extension for transcribing the selected text to IPA? [closed]

I'm looking for a Firefox extension that shows the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) transcription for some selected text.
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Scriptish and Multiple Iterations of the Script Launching [migrated]

// ==UserScript== // @id rtskincruff // @name Right Gmail // @version 1.0 // @namespace OK // @author Exaskryz // @description // @include ...
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Locally saved webpages linking to *.asc files (instead of *.js, *.css, etc)

I've got a php page, and someone wants a non-working "mockup" (i.e. just static html). Easy, right? Open in browser, and then save the page, and voila; html with all the php stripped out. Only I do ...