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How do I block Gmail with the Self-Control App?

I've been able to block Google.com, including Google Calendar, but I can't block Gmail in Firefox, no matter what I enter (mail.google.com, https://mail.google.com, the exact address of the account, ...
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Force text/background color in drop-down menu in Firefox

I have following code in my userContent.css, which forces all textareas and input fields to be black on white: input, textarea { color:#000 !important; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255) ...
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Safari and Firefox, High CPU usage during downloads

I have found both Safari and Firefox use a very high amount of CPU during downloads (>200% CPU usage), can anyone explain as to why this happens? It occurred both before and after a complete system ...
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Firefox spellcheck settings keep changing

The spell-check language setting on Firefox keeps changing to en_CA rather than the default of en_US. I change it back but it invariably flips... maybe in a few hours, maybe a few days. (It's hard to ...
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Configure Firefox to remember form changes when accidentally leaving a HTTPS page?

On some webpages, changed form content gets lost when the user (accidentally) leaves and goes back to the page (before submitting the form). Example scenario: Bob edits a wiki page in Firefox. He ...
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Share bookmarks to local files (file: protocol ones) between computers

I work with multiple computers and OS'es at work and regularly use a number of HTML reference documents. To save time and bandwidth, I saved those to disk. However, the bookmarks for these local ...
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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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change Firefox font size based on window location in multi-monitor setup

My laptop monitor has a much higher pixel density then my external monitors, and I'd like to be able to increase Firefox's global font size using something like NoSquint, but only when the window is ...
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Redmine contex-menu and member deletion/modification failure

I'm using Redmine 0.9.3.stable (SQLite) on my Ubuntu 11.04. It is all ok except for the context-menu and inability of removing the members from some project. Concerning the first problem, when I do ...
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How can I make non-anti-aliased text look good in Firefox on Mac OS X?

After being a Windows user for the last 10 years, I got a MacBook Pro, which I'm working on configuring to my liking. I find small-size anti-aliased text to be blurry and hard to read, so I typically ...
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Firefox and Firebug troubles: the CPU usage

I have a Mac running Snow Leopard 10.6.7, I am using Firefox 4.0.1 and I have installed for it the Firebug 1.7.3 extension. Some time, while I am using the browser to work for my website, Firefox ...
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How to combine ALT shortcuts and pinned app tabs in Firefox 4?

I usually switch between tabs using the Alt shortcuts; for example, Alt + 2 switches to the second tab. With Firefox 4 this has become problematic as soon as tabs are pinned as application tabs. Alt + ...
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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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OWA printing nearly blank e-mails from Firefox

Trying to deduce an issue in my office department: when printing e-mails from Outlook Web Access (Office365) using Firefox, some e-mails are coming out nearly blank (the headers--date/url/page numbers ...
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Firefox Singleton Lock

I have essentially the same question as here: Ubuntu Firefox it is saying that it is already running but not responding But I found that the selected response doesn't work for me. There is no ...
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System Resore not working

Vista 32 bit System Restore is creating restore points, but when I try to restore my system I get a message saying System Restore could not be completed and my system is returned to its original ...
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De-esser for Windows 8 audio output?

Lately I've been watching a lot of lectures online, but a good amount of them hurt my ears because of how sharp the professor pronounces any words containing "s". This is a very recognized problem for ...
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How to force firefox to use the cache?

I have firefox 27 on windows. I browse a lot of picture boards with a slow bandwidth so it is very handy not to load the images each time I click on a thread already viewed. Iron does use the cache ...
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How to prevent VS2013 from opening a new Firefox window when pressing F1?

I have Visual Studio 2013 (with Update 1) installed on two completely seperate machines, one is Windows 7 SP1 and one is Windows 8.1. Both are running the latest version of Firefox and Firefox is set ...
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Keeping Firefox from adding “.html” to url

I've been messing with .htaccess for a while, and have the following rule: RewriteRule ^(mypage|myotherpage)/?$ main.php?p=$1 [L,QSA] If I enter http://mydomain.com/mypage/, it displays main.php as ...
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Shortcut for expanding a collapsed tree in Tree-style-tab addon

In the firefox addon tree style tab ,is there a keyboard shortcut for expanding a collapsed tree?
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More than two helper applications in Firefox “Open with” drop-down list

After I download a file, Firefox will present an "Opening" dialog, with an "Open with" drop-down list, where I can choose from the last two applications I used or specify "Other...". I regularly ...
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Have Google Chrome prioritize web history over bookmarks?

In Firefox, typing in the address bar prioritizes history over bookmarks: But in Chrome, bookmarks are shown first: Is there a way to get Chrome to follow Firefox's behavior?
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How to prevent Firefox from downloading images twice

If Firefox loads an image completely in the viewport it shouldn't download it again if a user saves that image to a local storage medium. Maybe because some websites disable user agent cache storage ...
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Flash player in firefox doesn't update playback device without a refresh

In firefox, while a video (flash player) is playing, I cannot immediately change the playback device. After I set the new playback device, the video continues playing in the previous one, and a ...
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How to redirect YouTube's videos URL (googlevideo.com) from http to https automatically?

I want to redirect http urls in youtube videos to https. youtube's videos are from googlevideo.com so I want to use https instead of http http://r8---sn-qxau5-btqs.googlevideo.com... to ...
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Firefox WebDriver crashes when computer is idle too long

I'm using a Python script and Selenium to run some tests using the Firefox Web Driver on an Arch Linux system running Awesome WM. These tests take a long time, so I don't want to sit at the computer ...
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Why doesn't Firefox accept different Ports for SSL encryption other than 443

There is an IIS Webserver with different Sites (SSL Binding) because I can't configure IIS to listen on same Address and Port with different Certificates so I set the SSL Port direction in the ...
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What configuration entries are changed through the graphical options interface?

I use a localazed version of Firefox where preferences menu entries have localazed names. When I'm discussing Firefox on international forums, it's hard to tell people what options I alter, since the ...
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OpenSearch in Firefox

I am looking for a way to add a Chrome/Chromium-like behavior to Firefox. Using Chrome you can press Tab when opening a web page using the location bar, and then search the site-specific search engine ...
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Browsers don't respond to Taskbar's context menu

Running Win8.1 RTM with patched-to-current copies of Chrome, IE, and Firefox. Attempting to start any in private/incognito mode by right-clicking and choosing the given context menu item will fail ...
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How can I automatically trust a Root CA in Firefox given a PEM file?

I have: Firefox 24.0 on Windows 7 Enterprise A frequent need to have Firefox trust a specific Root CA in Base64-encoded "PEM" format on disk, e.g. C:\foo.pem (for instance) The certificate I need ...
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Opening a file picker in any browser crashes the browser

In Windows 7 32-bit, in any browser (chrome, IE, firefox, opera) if I open a file picker either by using the main menu option e.g. 'open page' or 'save page as', or if a file picker appears from ...
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Escape key strangely captured by javascript webshell

I am using GateOne as a WebShell on my VPS (only way to SSH to it through the proxy of the place...), it uses javascript to emulate a shell by capturing keystrokes. Everything works well, yet it ...
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Firefox frozen, constantly using ~50% CPU, and at 1.6GB RAM usage

Earlier today I went to save a file in Firefox, using the keyboard to switch to the desired folder, when the explorer save box almost became totally unresponsive (The help button, near the close ...
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Ban a stolen device from Firefox Sync

I have my Firefox Passwords synced to my android tablet device. Now that device got stolen, and I am not sure, if i had really set a masterpassword on the stored passwords there. Can I somehow delete ...
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Different color backgrounds for firefox windows

I'd like to organize my firefox windows so that each window has a group of related tabs. e.g.One for email, one for research, one for task tracking (using our web based task tracking tool) So that I ...
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Unusual memory usage spike

Ok, on Windows 7 64 bit, I basically use Firefox to browse the web, with a DSL broadband connection.Sometimes while surfing, I see the computer slows to a crawl for a few minutes and then goes all ...
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Back/Forward Firefox navigation with arrow keys except in input

I've mapped my left/right arrow keyboard keys in Firefox to navigate back/forward in the browser history (old Opera habit). This works perfectly except when I'm entering data into input fields. I ...
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Does Firefox support one-way sync?

I use Firefox on several personal computers and an Android phone, and I use Firefox sync to sync my personal bookmarks, passwords and browsing history between the computers. I also use Firefox at ...
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When tab groups are loaded, Firefox becomes unresponsible for minutes (Unresponsive script)

I have several tab groups (~ 20) in Firefox. I can start the browser without any problems. However, as soon as I … click at the "Group tabs" icon in the toolbar, or right-click on a tab and hover ...
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Iso_level3_shift key not working in Firefox (Linux)

Under Firefox (Firefox 3.6 and Iceweasel 10.0.9), my Iso_level3_shift key (= "Alt Gr" key) is not working. That means that on my azerty keyboard, I can't press some characters like @, |, and so on, ...
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Subdomain redirects to main domain

I'm currently working on a site which uses a subdomain. The subdomain works fine for everybody, every device and every browser I've ever tried, except for Firefox on my computer. My computer is a dual ...
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How to change the retention period for Firefox Sync data?

I'm running an own Firefox Sync server based on the following instructions: http://docs.services.mozilla.com/howtos/run-sync.html I know that clients only appear in the client list (e.g. at ...
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When firefox prevents automatic redirection to another webpage, how do I find the distination page before allowing redirection?

When "Firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting to another page" shows on a webpage, how can I find out the destination page before hitting "Allow"? Why would I not want to check this ...
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Puzzling apparition - RealPlayer rpchrome150browserrecordhelper.dll

I was trying to build and run an application I wrote a long time ago. It was not playing well with the new versions of the open source software it links to. At least two of the open source packages ...
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Certain running applications cause middle-click in firefox to function differently under Windows 7

If I have photoshop, vlc player, or even just the Windows task list open, when I middle click in firefox to get it to open in new tab (by depressing both buttons on my Lenovo g550 with alps touchpad), ...
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Cannot connect to Google sites in Firefox

I have opened many tabs in Firefox 14.0.1 under Ubuntu 12.04. It takes forever to connect to Google sites including Google search and gmail. Other sites are opened fine in Firefox, and Google sites ...
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Error Downloading a File

I am attempting to download a file with Firefox and I see this error: C:\Users\Lynda\Desktop\Sample.psd.zip.part could not be saved, because the source file could not be read. Try again ...
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Batch downloading available pages in Google books?

I am using Google Book Downloader addon to Firefox. It generates links to individual image per available page, but if I would like to download multiple pages' images using selecting the links and ...