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38 views

Why does the gmail web page use so much RAM? [on hold]

When I log into my gmail account (using Firefox 31.0 via Ubuntu 14.04 64bit), if I save that web page to my desktop, the file size is 1.3 MB. However, if I look at Firefox's RAM consumption before ...
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How to change google chrome to look like sleipnir?

I do like and use Google Chrome but I don't like how it looks. On the other hand I like how Sleipnir looks but it's soooo slow, irresponsive and hard to control. What I'd like to do is to change how ...
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130 views

Google searches hang Firefox and require me to stop a script

Recently, I've been noticing a problem. Whenever I try and search with Google, it hangs Firefox for a few seconds, and then Firefox starts responding again, usually with a window asking me to stop a ...
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70 views

Google products and services not loading at all

This started suddenly. Basically i was watching videos on youtube, and suddenly it stopped loading. After a few refresh attempts, it started saying Firefox cannot find the server at ..... Then I tried ...
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1answer
114 views

What does the ei= code in a Google link signify? [closed]

Whenever I hit cmd+K in Firefox I get redirected to a Google search page. I would expect it to just go to www.google.com but instead it sends me to a link that looks like this: ...
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1answer
505 views

google.com/search redirects to google.com/webhp but only sometimes

According to the internet when google.com/search redirects to google.com/webhp, it means Search Conduit has hijacked the browser. In my case, this is what happens: ...
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416 views

How to prevent Firefox from redirecting to OpenDNS's “website-unavailable.com”?

I'd like to get Firefox to work with OpenDNS, but still retain Firefox's standard behaviour when typing something on the location bar. Before I set up things to run OpenDNS, if I typed google on ...
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1answer
593 views

How do I change the default google search country for the location/search bar in Firefox 24+?

I usually search from the location/search bars in Firefox 24 ESR. Unfortunately, google thinks I'm in India and defaults to giving me "Indian results". I'd like to change the search country via the ...
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59 views

How to block all gifs on certain domain

I'm looking for a way to block some types of content on some sites using firefox. My specific case is that I want to block all gif type images on google plus, but I am also looking for a solution to ...
2
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1answer
71 views

Google Language in Firefox

When ever I use Google products in Firefox the page is in Thai. I am in Thailand, but I don't get this problem when using Chrome. If I manage to find the language selector to change to English, its ...
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1answer
286 views

Google search results page on my Firefox looks different

The Google's Search results page on my FF looks different than the usual page I see on other days. Attached below is the screenshot: I checked on several other computers and the Google search results ...
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117 views

Unable to use the up and down arrows in the google suggested search box

Today I was trying to search for something and I typed it wrong, when i went to use Googles suggested spelling of the phrase with the arrow keys it did not allow me to go down or up i could still go ...
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1answer
162 views

Why 'google docs' document cannot be opened using firefox?

I uploaded a document on google docs. The document has been shared in the public domain. I can see the document from chrome,opera but not through firefox . Is it that, google docs files cannot be ...
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2answers
108 views

How to open multiple browsers without sharing cookies to each other? [duplicate]

I want to ask how can I open a browser (doesn't matter which to be honest, as long as it has the main features of each browser) multiple times without sharing the cookies and other stuff between each ...
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2answers
975 views

Google is not open in any browser

www.google.com will not open in any browser. I try to open www.google.com in Google Chrome and also in Firefox but it given below error message. In Google chrome I got this error message SSL ...
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2answers
77 views

Firefox - Google search no logo Youtube no CSS at 15/9/13

As the title says. Is anyone else having the same problem and is there a way to fix or is it Google's problem? But using Chrome it is total fine. So I used Inspect Element and found these addresses. ...
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1answer
111 views

Firefox Google search language is set to Spanish

Whenever I search Google from Firefox it takes me to search results in a strange language with "buscar" instead of "search" etc. ...
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1answer
52 views

Why do My Google Search Results Not Visit Page? [closed]

Hardware: Ubuntu 13.04, firefox-trunk When I do a google search for "test search," the results returned don't actually link to the URL I thought it would. Instead of pointing to wikipedia, for ...
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193 views

How add some permanent options to google search in Firefox

Is it possible to permanently add some options to google search in Firefox. I'm tired of all these spam sites and I'd like to have my own list of banned words that should be always attached to the ...
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1answer
79 views

Embedded Google videos do not show in Mac OS X

I am trying to watch older videos (from Google Videos days) in my browser, like: http://www.charlierose.com/view/interview/3377 I'm using Mac OS X. The video "Play" button appears in Safari, Firefox ...
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1answer
188 views

Firefox scrolls page when I use arrow keys to scroll search results from Google, Youtube, ebay, etc

I recently made the switch from Chrome to Firefox (more specifically the 64 bit Waterfox because Chrome doesn't make a 64 bit variant). Anyways, I noticed that when I used Chrome to search Google, ...
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2answers
691 views

How can I get the Google Search menu back to the left side and see “total results” stats?

I'm using Firefox. One week ago Google changed its design, moving the menu to the top: That's fine with me, but I often need the "total results" stats, so I googled hard to change it back. No ...
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1answer
2k views

Firefox is only slow on Google. Fast on other sites

The girlfriend's computer is giving me a headache. It's a relatively new computer, less than a year old, Windows 7. She connects over wi-fi to Uverse. She uses Firefox, the latest version and has the ...
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4answers
164 views

Is there a way to have Firefox profiles and switch between them?

Here's my situation: I use various web applications like, say, Google calendar, so I log into Google and it remembers me. But my wife also does things with Google apps, like, say, Blogger. I help ...
3
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1answer
366 views

Searching Google in Firefox causes a download dialog

Searching Google in Firefox causes a download dialog which detected JSon Activity ! It happens several times and interrupts my typing. I disabled half of my addons that I thought were suspicious. I ...
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27 views

Google SERP links going to random affiliate shopping sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? Very odd issue here. I'm normally quite 'in the know' when it comes to dealing with ...
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1answer
269 views

Can't do Google UK searches with Firefox Search Box when HTTPS Everywhere is active

When HTTPS Everywhere 2.0.2 extension is active, searches in the built-in Firefox Search Box go to https://encrypted.google.com (instead of https://www.google.co.uk as desired). This means that I ...
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1answer
693 views

Can not acces Gmail.com, SSL error

I'm using a wired router connected to a ADSL line to conect my computer to internet, When I try to access gmail.com using Firefox it gives following error, Secure Connection Failed An error occurred ...
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1answer
288 views

Firefox Won't Save My Google Cookies Between Restarts

I'm using firefox 11 on Ubuntu. For some strange reason, Firefox won't save my google cookies between browser restarts. I have to log in to gmail every time I restart my browser, even if I click on ...
2
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1answer
771 views

stop google.com from redirecting to local web page

When I type http://google.com into the locaton bar and press ENTER the URL bar redirects to: file:///C:/Users/Administrator/AppData/Roaming/Google_Toolbar/Google_Toolbar/1.0.0.0/MyGoogle.html ...
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1answer
210 views

How can I change Google logo behaviour in Firefox with a userContent.css tweak?

Recently, Google changed the behavior of the Google logo on the subsearchpage (after you make a search and the logo is in the left corner) using Firefox 10 (probably since Firefox 8 same since version ...
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1answer
112 views

Does the mere presence of the Google search bar in Firefox mean I'm agreeing to Google's privacy policy?

I just upgraded to FF 10.0.2 and now there's this Google search bar at the top right of my url bar. I'm pretty sure my earlier version of FF didn't have it. Does the mere presence of this Google ...
2
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1answer
589 views

Why Firefox crashes using Google

My Firefox always crashes when using Google (search / mail). Tried uninstalling plugins, deleting and installing Firefox again but nothing helps. Any ideas?
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1answer
75 views

Firefox drop down selections

Sometimes when I search at google, the auto-suggested search queries are selected in a random order. The drop down will appear, but when I hit the down arrow, something random like the 3rd item is ...
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1answer
3k views

What's the new URL for a Google Images “Quick Search” bookmark in Firefox?

The above bookmark used to let me search Google Images by typing goimg mysearchterms in the address bar, in Firefox. Now, I get this. Obviously, Google has changed something. But, I can't ...
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2answers
583 views

Firefox keeps switching to yahoo when I want google

I am using firefox 7.0.1. and noticed that it kept on defaulting to using yahoo as its search engine. I then tried selecting "Manage search engines..." and deleted all of them other than google. Sadly ...
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2answers
125 views

Why do Google Images and YouTube work although I have images / Flash blocked?

I use a couple add-ons for Firefox that block Flash and images if I choose them to. However, they work well when I do a Google search for images and watch YouTube videos. How could it be that those ...
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3k views

How to remove distro-specific “branding” from Firefox in Linux Mint

I just switched from Ubuntu to Mint and I'd like to remove the mint branded Google custom search "feature" which does some strange things to the styling of the results page. I went into synaptic and ...
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1answer
3k views

Why does Google keep saying “Invalid URL”?

About once a week I try to visit the site "www.google.com" but a page appears that says: Invalid URL The requested URL "/", is invalid. Reference #9.ac9a1645.1315262080.114e51c8" I'm ...
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1k views

Why do all google.com pages give 404 errors in Firefox when the default domain is google.cz? [closed]

For some reason, whoever was on this computer before me set the default Google domain in Firefox to google.cz. I have tried going to the main page and clicking on the google.com link in the footer, ...
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2answers
1k views

Google search: when I try to edit in search box; cursor jumps to the end

My problem is with using google. 1) do a search, e.g. http://www.google.com/search?q=THIS+IS+VERY+UNIQUE+SEARCH+QUERY 2) when you are at results page, click on search query box (the editbox with my ...
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27 views

Is there a way to search for PDFs by the number of pages they have?

e.g. I often use filetype:pdf to search for PDFs on Google. It would be great if I could combine this with a filesize or number of pages keyword, or even if I could just preview these data in the ...
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1answer
423 views

Google search by image - Completely fails - drag and drop just loads image in browser

I am trying to use Google Search by Image, which was apparently implemented in July. Here are the instructions You are supposed to be able to drag an image from your computer onto the search box at ...
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2answers
142 views

Multiple Google sessions in Firefox after recent Google apps migrations

I cannot be logged to multiple Google Apps email reading anymore (company, non-profit foundation). Google has apparently done some changes and multiple Google accounts cannot be logged in to a ...
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3answers
429 views

Google blocked in Firefox version 3, other pages fine, works in other browsers

After some time of using Firefox (v.3x) I can no longer access google.com. The page to google.com never loads either from address bar or quick search. If I restart Firefox it works again for a while, ...
7
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4answers
2k views

Add-on for blocking sites in Google Search

I want to block Yahoo Answers for Google Search. As there is no option from Google for that. Is there any extensions for Chrome or add-ons for Firefox that can block sub-domain results from Google ...
2
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3answers
828 views

Firefox Google search redirect virus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Can Anybody suggest me a tool or something else to solve 'Google search redirect virus' ? i tried ...
4
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1answer
220 views

Why would Firefox not be able to visit Google anymore?

Lately I've noticed that my Firefox Browser was taking a long time when I would search Google, e.g. 3 seconds before I would see any results. If I search for a three-word phrase, it just hangs trying ...
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1answer
190 views

How to block annoying Google RSS feed widget

This annoying Google RSS feed widget is just as annoying as this annoying Twitter search widget. How can I block it? I'm using Firefox.
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825 views

How does Google geo location service work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does google My Location work ? I dont use google maps much, but I was using it today and I clicked the "Show my location" button for the first time, then firefox ...