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Why doesn't dragging an XML file over Firefox icon in the dock and dropping it open Firefox? (mac os x)

Dragging an XMLfile over Safari for example and dropping it does open the xml file in Safari. How can I configure Firefox to do that? Firefox is currently configured to be the default application ...
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Using Maverick, I modified my hosts file to deny access to facebook, doesn't work as intended [duplicate]

I modified both /etc/hosts and /private/etc/hosts here it is ## # Host Database # # localhost is used to configure the loopback interface # when the system is booting. Do not change this entry. ## ...
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How do I move FireFox tabs using keyboard on MacOSX?

On linux I can move FF tabs using Ctrl-PgUp and Ctrl-PgDn. What do I do on Mac OS X (Darwin)? Note that I do not even have PgUp and PgDn keys here. I can switch between tabs using Cmd-Alt-RightArrow ...
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21 views

Get keywords from bookmarks from firefox

I use a load of keywords for my bookmarks in firefox. Is it possible to print this all from the command line (I am using a mac). Thanks.
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445 views

Deploy root certificate to Firefox on Mac OS X

I want to know how to deploy a root certificates for the Firefox on Mac OS X. I've found some solutions to do it on Windows and it works like a charm. Now I want to do the same on Mac OS X. we have ...
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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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318 views

OSX Firefox Pass Arguments to Magnet Protocol Handler

How do I open magnet links in Firefox with a command line app, namely transmission-remote? I think I need to make a packaged app that accepts arguments, and here's what I did so far: Use Automator ...
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780 views

Disable two-finger swipe on Firefox

When I scroll along the page or some scrollbox with two fingers on MacBook Pro touchpad, and it can be no longer scrolled to the left, Firefox decides I want to go back in history. What can I do to ...
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Firefox on Mac renders fonts very badly

I am on OSX 10.8.2 and Firefox 17.0.1 - the base fonts of Firefox window and the page rendered by FF are very very bad and not smooth like other applications. Check the grainyness of the entire FF ...
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why did preview stop working from firefox?

I just installed adobe reader, and now when I click on a PDF in the browser, it is not opened in preview. Adobe doesn't work either, and I am stuck without having the PDF viewed at all. I right ...
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In Firefox, sometimes the hand cursor icon does not appear?

When mousing over links in Firefox, the arrow cursor icon changes to a hand icon, at least on my Mac. Since FF12 or FF11 or so, mousing over links sometimes does not change the cursor correctly. To ...
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What is the equivalent of Chrome's Alt+Enter in the address bar for Firefox?

In Chrome, if I want to duplicate the current page in a new tab, I highlight the address bar and click Alt+Enter. What's the equivalent keyboard shortcut for Firefox? I'm currently on a Mac with ...
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1k views

How to change FireFox switch tab shortcut on OS X?

How can I change the keyboard shortcut to switch between next and previous tabs on Firefox on OS X?
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Firefox 12 CPU at 99% and making Macbook Pro hot

I am running Firefox 12 on a Macbook Pro, and it keeps going up to 99% CPU usage, I can hear my computer revving up and feel it getting hot. The previous version did this as well. I don't have any ...
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488 views

Can't drag and drop images from Firefox 10/11 to Finder in Mac OS X 10.6.8

I had Firefox 10.0.2 and now Firefox 11.0 on Mac OS X 10.6.8. For both versions I lost the ability to drag and drop images on a webpage onto the desktop/Finder window, etc. Now I have to right click ...
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Would Keychain be safer than Firefox Password Manager?

Theoretically speaking would Keychain be safer to use in Firefox than Firefox's own password manager? The reason I ask is because Chrome is using Keychain.
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171 views

Mac OS X shortcut problem using firefox

I am using Mac OS X. I had a look at the Mac OS X Firefox shortcut table. Command+H should open the browser history. Now, i really wondered why our users explained that this shortcut minimizes the ...
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340 views

Migrate bookmarks from Firefox to Safari

I have a Time Machine backup from a previous Snow Leopard installation where my Firefox bookmarks reside somewhere. I want to use them in Safari in my new Lion Installation. The problem is that I ...
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1answer
197 views

Change default printer per-website

I have two printers. When printing from Firefox, I would like the proper printer to be selected by default. Zebra 5"x4" thermal label printer: default printer for UPS.com websites only Brother ...
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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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802 views

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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1answer
330 views

Stop safari from auto refreshing pages

About two days ago, when I visit a particular site in an intranet of my company, the pages I load from there automatically reload every 65 seconds. I have Mac Book pro and this happens when I use ...
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Firefox: use ctrl-n and ctrl-p to select the next/previous item in the Awesome Bar

Is it possible to setup the Awesome Bar (and search engine suggestions) in Firefox on Mac so that ctrl-n and ctrl-p will select the next/previous item? (this is the default for most Mac lists)
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270 views

Build Firefox from source code under Mac OS X

I'm trying to build Firefox from source code under my Macbook pro. I believe I follow all direction on their pages, yet I still stuck on building it up. I installed all requirement (mercurial libidl ...
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1answer
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Strange localization problem

I spent several months in a foreign country (Ukraine). Now, many websites that I visit (at least the ones that support it) default to Russian. I'm worried that I might have some type of malware on ...
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145 views

How can I tell which tab or plugin is crashing Firefox?

Every so often while I'm developing, Firefox will max out on CPU usage and I have no option but to quit it (sometimes I have to force quit). Is there a plugin/extension that is like the Chrome ...
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367 views

How can I fool a site into believing that I'm using IE when I'm really on Firefox or Safari for MAC

I use a mac. I do have vm ware fusion so i can access the site though IE. my problem is i dont like to use the fusion unless total necessary. It uses a lot of memory and battery, plus when im mobile ...
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137 views

Make desktop default downlaod location?

Is it possible to redirect a Mac download to go to the deksktop instead of the downloads folder? I use Firefox
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1k views

Firefox 4 on Mac OS X : memory leak

On my Macbook running Mac OS X 10.6.7, FF 4 leaks memory like crazy. I used to let FF 3.6 open for days if not weeks, with 30 to 40 tabs open. Now FF 4 gobbles up to 1 GB of RAM after browsing to ...
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3answers
628 views

Transparent home page for firefox

How can I make the default page of Firefox for Mac transparent so that one can see everything that is behind it?
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1answer
616 views

Firefox can not open PDF in mac os x

when I click into ome link using the last Firefox (3.6.x) on Mac OS X (last snow leopard), it always asks me to save the file instead of opening it automatically. I check in applications and select ...
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how to suppress Firefox addon updates window from being on top of everything?

Whenever Firefox installs updates, the "Firefox addon updates" window is always on top of everything (highest in the z-order of all windows of all apps). Although it lasts only 10-ish seconds, it is ...
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What is preventing me from upgrading / installing Fixefox extensions?

I am trying to install a Firefox extension into Firefox 3.6.13 under OS X 10.5.8, and I keep getting an error message: Firefox could not install the file at because: Download error -228 ...
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877 views

regarding Firesheep filters

I downloaded it just to check it out, since the concept (showing that many websites need to go to SSL) was pretty cool. I was wondering, however, what the filter was and how does tcp port 80 differ ...
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Can Chrome and Firefox transfer a browsing session?

I'd like to be able to transfer a browsing session from Firefox 3 on my Mac to Chrome on my Windows 7 Netbook. It seemed that TabCloud might be the answer, but it currently doesn't work with Firefox ...
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231 views

Is it possible to use IE or IE functionality on a MacBook Pro?

I am using a MacBook Pro. For some specific web sites I have to use Internet Explorer to access them (download an ActiveX control from the web site in order to access it). The web sites don't support ...
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513 views

BlackSheep (Firefox add-on) repeatedly asking for my password (MacBook)

I recently installed BlackSheep on my MacBook. However, every few minutes, it prompts me to type in my password. Is this a well-known problem? More to the point, is there way to use BlackSheep ...
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240 views

how do I get the url field on firefox for mac?

I'm new to mac, I'm surprised not to see how to have the url toolbar shown permanently on firefox so how to get it ?
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Firefox “Bookmark This Page” dialog disabled

For some weeks now, the "Bookmark This Page" dialog stopped appearing. When I try to add a new bookmark using Cmd+d It automatically adds it somewhere; usually the Bookmarks Toolbar or the Bookmarks ...
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Where are the Firefox extensions stored on Mac Snow Leopard?

I was wondering where the extensions are stored on Snow Leopard? Google isn't helping at all.
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New Mac User: Favicons for Firefox/Safari bookmarks?

OK, I'll start by saying that I just bought a new MacBook so I'm working with the factory settings here. In both Firefox and Safari I am storing bookmarks to the bookmark toolbar. The favicons never ...
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SSH socks proxy not working with Firefox on a Mac

I have the ssh client on my Mac set up to connect using a certificate to a remote linux server. I'm trying to get my browser to surf through the remote server using a local ssh socks proxy. The ...
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595 views

Have firefox ask me where to save downloads

I am using Firefox 3.6.8 on a Mac with OS 10.6.4. How do I make it so that every time I download a file, firefox will ask me what location I want to save the file in?
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Navigate Safari/Firefox or Chrome using the Keyboard only

I would like to use my keyboard for as many things as possible and leave the mouse alone. I wonder is it possible to use the keyboard only to 'click' on elements on a webpage as it is not always ...
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322 views

Share bookmarks between Firefox on Mac OS X and Firefox on Windows 7 Boot Camp

How do I share bookmarks between Firefox on Mac OS X and Firefox on Windows 7 Boot Camp?
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Geolocation in Firefox doesn't always work

I have a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.6 and Firefox 3.6.8. I am working on a website that uses HTML5 geolocation. I noticed that it doesn't always work. It hangs for a long time, or if I have a timeout, ...
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1k views

Shortcut to reload frame in Firefox?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to reload a frame in Firefox? I'm on a Mac.
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How can I resize a web browser to force screenshots at a specific resolution on Mac OS?

I want to take screenshots in a web browser so that the resulting graphic (.png, .jpg) is a specific resolution, for example: 1024 x 768 Besides adjusting my monitor resolution, is there any way to ...
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“An unknown error occurred” while downloading documents

I have a 3 year old MacBook Pro and lately I've been getting an error message when I try to download something to my machine using Firefox. This is what it says: Download error ...
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Where can I get mozilla lightning v.0.9 release for mac?

I have tried to search for an older version of lightning for mac but couldn't find any. Anybody have an ideas?