GreaseMonkey is a Firefox extension that allows the user to install userscripts into the browser.

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How to bypass Facebook “Social Reader”-type apps, to view content without installing?

In Facebook, some links to articles or videos appear to be genuine links, but in fact there are leading to some "content viewing" Facebook apps, like "Dailymotion", "The Guardian", or "Yahoo!". Those ...
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How to sync GreaseMonkey scripts between computers?

I have some great greasemonkey scripts for FireFox and would ideally have a way to sync them between computers. To some degree, it would even be nice to be able to deploy the scripts to PC's across a ...
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How do I install a userscript?

What are the steps to install a userscript for any of the major browsers? This question is for the benefit of those trying to get the minimal theme working. One browser per answer please.
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Greasemonkey script (or Firefox extension) to stop sites from disabling copy-paste?

Is there a GreaseMonkey script to disable the JavaScript-disabling of copy-paste in Firefox (3.0)? Or should I just run NoScript or some other extension on any site that attempts this (other things ...
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Applying a Greasemonkey script to a chrome:// Firefox extension

I've written a small Greasemonkey userscript to modify some <a href... GET parameters in an RSS feed to make it more convenient to use. It works fine when I load the RSS page directly in Firefox ...
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How to disable Flash plugin on Firefox, but with a whitelist? I mean *really* disable it

The background Ok, this is a toughie. I'm a Firefox user, and I don't like Flash ads. They slow down my netbook, they slow down my Macbook, they sometimes play sound or obscure part of the page, all ...
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Greasemonkey for IE (8)? [closed]

I've been searching some of the morning today and am unable to find a 'Greasemonkey' type program for IE8. I have a horrendous 'Incident Monitor' ticket app at my company and it looks like it was ...
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Using JavaScript and Greasemonkey to reload just one tab in Firefox?

I am new to Greasemonkey and javascript but have found the script below to reload a page every 5 minutes. // ==UserScript== // @name Auto Reload Protopage // @namespace ...
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How do I install a standalone Greasemonkey userscript into Google Chrome?

Installing Greasemonkey user scripts could not be any easier, usually, but how do you install a .js file which has already been downloaded like, for example, from GitHub, or copied from pastebin? ...
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Is it better to use a Userscript version of a Firefox Add-On?

I'm a heavy Firefox user with many add-ons. I also use some userscripts via Scriptish. I found some Firefox extensions that offer both the userscript and add-on version like A Bit Better RTM. ...
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remap specific key combination in one application only (Mac OS X)

I have a Mac (specifically Snow Leopard), so I'm used to Cmd+* to do things. My mail, for bold, underline, and italics, uses Ctrl+b/u/i instead of Cmd+b/u/i. How can I remap these three key ...
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How to get Firefox Greasemonkey script to use a local cascading stylesheet?

What's the correct syntax to link to a CSS file in the same directory as a Greasemonkey JavaScript? I've tried the following but it doesn't work: var cssNode = document.createElement('link'); ...
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Where can I find a google search results re-linker for Google Chrome that works?

There used to be some grease monkey scripts that helped relink results directly from the Google search (see here and here for regular results, and here and here for image results.) I really enjoyed ...
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Shortcut for enabling / disabling Greasemonkey (or specific script)

talking about firefox here ... I don't use Greasemonkey on any other browser, but if you know, do add info for those as well I use Greasemonkey daily ... having some 20 scripts loaded all the time ...
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How do you use Greasemonkey scripts in Chrome?

How do you use Greasemonkey scripts in Chrome and/or Chromuim? A web search reveals only conflicting, outdated information. Some sources state that Chrome currently has support, others say that only ...
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How to associate a softphone with a phone url

I'm trying to get click to call to work using Qutecom for a softphone and a Greesemonkey script to turn phone numbers into clickable urls. Whenever I click on the phone number link I get an error ...
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Why doesn't Firefox remember my previous searches on Wolfram Alpha?

I've entered a lot of queries into wolframalpha.com. When I go back to the site, and try to type in something I've typed before, nothing happens. On other sites, like superuser.com, if I type into ...
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Safe and trustworthy Greasemonkey scripts

i simply can't think of using firefox without Greasemonkey scripts. there is always some risk in using greasemonkey script. so let us enlist some good tested and examined greasemonkey scripts that can ...
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A way to stop websites from detecting that you're using an adblocker

Many sites are detecting that we're using an adblocker and making our browsing experience worst by either not displaying the content that we want to see or show us even more ads that the adblocker ...
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Looking for greasemonkey script(s) to format numbers (only) in different font

I love to see numbers in Georgia font and would love to see them auto-formatted into that font! If you know such tools, please share! ps. I want just numbers to be formatted while other texts remain ...
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How can I watch videos in their own window?

I'm sick and tired of watching youtube/vimeo/etc videos in my browser, and not being able to use the browser otherwise whilst doing so. What are my options for opening the embedded video in their own ...
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Firefox: substitute a font with another in any page

I'm using the stylish addon and it works great. However I would like to substitute a specific font - say Arial - with another of my choice every time it is found instead of setting a global font ...
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How to override a JavaScript value with greasemonkey?

I usually have to visit a website: https://xyz.asd.com/maximo/ui/maximo.jsp?sc=4325286581&event=loadapp&value=incident that contains the following line in it's HTML code: SESSION_TIMEOUT ...
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How to auto update a userstyle

I currently make and update a Stylish userstyle and it is updated frequently, is there any way that I can add to the userstyle to make it auto update for people who use it? Or if I can't do the above, ...
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Turning all combo boxes into searchable input fields [closed]

Websites and webapps: Is there a method/addon/software which would allow me to turn any or selective combo boxes (i.e. drop down lists), on any website, into a searchable input field. Background: ...
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How can I retrieve POST data in Firefox without use of an addon?

This is a bit of an emergency. I've written a very large article without saving my progress (I know, not the brightest), and when I submitted it, I ended up being redirected to an error. If I hit ...
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Where does Greasemonkey cache scripts that are added with the “@require” keyword?

Where does it cache the scripts that are added with the "@require" keyword? I'd like to know where it is on Mac OS X, preferably, but if you know where it is on another system then it shouldn't be ...
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How can I make flash remember my low quality setting?

I play a web browser game but I have a very old laptop. The graphics are too heavy on my resources and setting the quality to low improves performance. But it keeps resetting to high every time I log ...
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Is there a firefox plugin or greasemonkey script that will alter the styling of textareas to look like a code editor? [closed]

I have to use a specific CMS to manage multiple websites. The forms that the html templates, javascript files, and css documents get entered in are just basic textarea elements, with no nice code ...
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Firefox Add-on Will Not Uninstall Completely

Symptom An Add-on is still listed in Add-On Manager-Extensions, after it has been uninstalled and Firefox restarted. No matter how many times Firefox is restarted, the listing is still visible, ...
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Greasemonkey script is hanging Firefox even without any being added. How can I remove it?

I am suddenly getting hangs on FireFox and a window comes up saying that a greasemonkey script (chrome://greasemonkey/content/preferencemanager/js.55) is not running properly and my computer may run ...
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How do I install userscript from the local machine with GreaseMonkey 1.12 (2013 autumn)?

I use Greasemonkey 1.12 with Firefox 24. I have an userscript file on my computer. I cannot find the way to install my already written userscript from my local machine - how it is done? There used ...
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Is there a way to yank the selected text into the search field in Chrome?

On Safari this can be done with Cmd+E, and it might even work on Chrome on OSX as well, but when on Windows I browse with Chrome. I do not want to type out what I want to search every time. By search ...
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XKCD Random Viewing? [closed]

I have discovered through my reading of XKCD that it feels funnier when viewed randomly. However, since I have read about 2/3 of the comics, that I am quickly getting into repetetive clicking of the ...
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Why does Greasemonkey eat XML responses?

When Greasemonkey is enabled, firefox displays XML responses as gibberish, eating all the tags and just leaving the text nodes. View source fixes the problem, disabling Greasemonkey does the same. ...
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Where can I find an updated Google filter Greasmonkey script?

Recently, Google updated their search results page. Unfortunately, this broke pretty much every Greasemonkey script used on the results page, including the very useful filter scripts. I use these ...
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Can a greasemonkey script know what's been loaded into another tab?

I'm planning to write a Greasemonkey script that will run on a particular URL (@include or @match), but, I'd like to have it so that if I open up one or more additional tabs with the same URL, the ...
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What's an efficient way to turn a bunch of custom-edited Greasemonkey script @includes into user-includes?

I use Webcomic Reader very heavily, and have for a few years now. Before Greasemonkey added user includes, I built up a fair collection of custom @include rules in my local copy. This was a little ...
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Using Greasemonkey Scripts without Greasemonkey

I'm running Firefox in Linux x86_64. I'm wondering if it is possible to use the Greasemonkey scripts without using Greasemonkey. If the source of the scripts are available, is it possible to use them ...
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How can a Greasemonkey script dynamically change the permitted URIs of other Greasemonkey scripts?

Is there a script or an extension for adding or removing a web URI from the pages a Greasemonkey extension is enabled for, ie equivalent to adjusting the URIs in the @include lines dynamically with a ...
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Can I just get my user script to load when only doing CTRL+S and F5?

Currently I have to open it in Google Chrome from Notepad++ (CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+R) and click two buttons in Google Chrome and reload the page each time I want to get my user script loaded again in Google ...
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How can I determine which user scripts are running in Chrome for a website I visit?

Using Greasemonkey in Firefox I can see the user scripts that are currently loaded for a website. Is there a similar tool in Google Chrome?
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Force Chrome to refresh page upon clicking a specific object

Is there a way I can have the browser refresh the entire page when a specific object is clicked? When I hover over the object Chrome gives me this ...
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firefox : override website's javascript to a local machine javascript

There is a userContent.css available in firefox to customize / override website's css to a new one. but what about the javascrip. How to override a particular website's javascript or some part of the ...
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How can I make a specific image stop loading in Firefox?

I don't want to prevent all images from loading or stop loading everything, I just want to stop loading an individual image after I've seen that it's probably not something I care about so I can use ...
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Automatically update a greasemonkey script under development

I am a big fan of greasemonkey but there is one thing I don't like - every time when I updated a script, I need to drag the script from explorer to a browser window, wait a few seconds and click ...
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Fennec: Javascript at end of page load

I'm looking for resources (or even better an template-addon) on how to run a simple Javascript 'Hello World' when a specific page has finished loading in Firefox mobile on Android (Fennec). Basically ...
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Install/run userscripts with Google Chrome

Greasemonkey in Chrome is seriously driving me bonkers. It looks like all the "documentation" I can find online pre-2009 tells you to do things one way, and everything since then has been another way. ...
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Is there a simple way to add a permanent 'hide' button to items/rows of existing sites?

Is there a simple way to add a 'hide' button to items/rows of existing sites? The idea is that you don't want to see the same item over and over again. As a simple example, look at the top reddit ...
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Greasemonkey problem

Where is the ability to install custom GreaseMonkey scripts? I've installed greasemonkey. My dialog box under tools only has GreaseMonkey -> [Enabled, Manage User Scripts..., New User Scripts..., User ...