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Close window with CMD+W with Firefox on OS X

According to this page, Firefox's default shortcuts for Mac include Command + W to close a window, and Command + Shift + W to close a window. This behavior is infuriatingly nonstandard, and defies ...
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Overlaying custom badge for each profile on Firefox icon on OS X

I am using profilist to switch between profiles without docking an additional icon, and I would like to be able to distinguish the icons by overlaying a custom badge on each of them, but I cannot find ...
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Firefox won't play Youtube videos anymore

I use Firefox as default browser on my Mac. For some reason I can't play Youtube videos anymore. Facebook videos work, and Youtube videos play fine in Safari. If I restart with all addons disabled, it ...
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38 views

How to change modifier key to open new Firefox tab from URL

In Safari and Chrome if I have focus in the URL field I can type Command Return to load the URL in a new tab. On Firefox it is Option Return. Is there a way to change Firefox to use Command instead of ...
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How can FireFox correct spelling on a Mac?

You know how FireFox underlines misspelled words? On Windows you can right click the word and be presented with possible corrections, but on Macs you can't right click so what do you do when a word is ...
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77 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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On OSX, how can I reload all visible browser windows at once?

I'd like to reload/refresh all my open/visible browser windows at once. Ideally I'm looking for one keyboard shortcut, or something like the existing contextual menu for reloading all tabs in a ...
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1answer
60 views

Why am I getting a 403 error when I go to a site? Happens only from ONE of my computers

For the last couple days everytime I try to visit Ticketmaster (happens for all urls of ticketmaster), I get a 403 forbidden: you don't have permission to access / on this server. This only happens ...
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How do I use firefox2Chrome-tags-master for Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 on a Macbook Pro?

firefox2Chrome-tags-master is just what I need to convert Firefox tags for use in Chrome bookmarks. Unfortunately, I am not a sophisticated enough user to follow the 3-step instructions given by the ...
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63 views

What is happening when a pop-up comes up and disappears immediatly

Sometimes when I visit a (file-sharing) site a pop-up shows up that immediately closes afterwards. It's there for only a split second. It doesn't seem as if a site is actually loaded in the pop-up, ...
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41 views

Firefox theme change

Is it possible to make Firefox on Mac look like on this screenshot (taken from official Firefox site)? Couldn't find this theme on the website. Is it some kind of platform-specific theme? I am running ...
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45 views

DNS Server or Modem

Last night I started receiving phishing pop ups on my windows machine when using google telling me I needed to upgrade my flash player. After a few hours of virus scans with no results I opened an ...
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Locating and modifying Services in OS X

So, I'd like to be able to add a website viewed in Firefox to the Reading List feature in iOS so I can check stuff on my iPhone. I was inspired by ...
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271 views

Firefox, “Secure Connection Failed” and client certificate

I have a client certificate for Satrtcom. I'm trying to authenticate to their service, but I'm receiving a "Secure Connection Failed" error with error code ssl_error_handshake_failure_alert: The ...
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1answer
96 views

How can MacOSX 10.9.1 Safari tabs be used to merge two single tabbed windows?

Trying to come up with a complete picture as to how to use these new Displays and Spaces, especially with some of the Applications which supposedly were designed to utilize this new paradigm. Noticed ...
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1answer
71 views

Pentadactyl - Setting the editor conditional on the operating system

I frequently work on three operating systems (Windows 7, OSX, and Linux) and I keep one .pentadactylrc under version control. Up until recently my settings have been portable enough to work on all ...
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41 views

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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On OS X, how can I log in to SharePoint 2007 as a domain user using Chrome or FireFox?

I am using a Mac running OS X 10.9.1, and attempting to log in to a SharePoint 2007 site on a windows domain. If I use Safari, I access the site (http://mySharePointSite/) and am prompted by the ...
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2answers
98 views

Why does Spotlight omit some files in my search result?

I'm trying to use Spotlight (Mountain Lion) to do a recursive search on a bunch of subfolders. (It's actually the Firefox disk cache, and I'm pecking around for a few images, so I thought this would ...
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1answer
41 views

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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71 views

Mac OS X can only view online PDF in Safari

I use Chrome and Firefox to view PDFs online almost every single day. However, from yesterday I noticed that PDFs cannot be opened in both of them. The only browser can open a PDF document online is ...
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1answer
141 views

scroll bar disappearing in Firefox on MacOSx?

This is a weird problem that I am having with firefox on OSx. Sometimes, in websites such as gmail and other websites, I don't have a scroll bar on the right. It just disappears, and I have to use ...
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25 views

Delete individual Firefox download files on Mac Book Pro

I have an Apple Mac Book Pro and wish to selectively delete downloaded files in the "all movies" and "all images" sections. I can't find any help on the web. I'm a novice and need help. Here are the ...
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why does the scrollbar sometimes disappears from Firefox?

I am on Firefox on a Mac OSx, and sometimes the scrollbar just disappears. I have to drag and copy text through the page to scroll down. arrow keys don't work either. it happens every once in a while, ...
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78 views

How do I open a URL in a running OSX Firefox instance without using /usr/bin/open?

I would like to open a URL in an already-running Firefox browser on my Mac (OSX 10.8.5). Normally I would use: open -a firefox "$URL" However, the /usr/bin/open command doesn't recognize the URL I ...
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Is there an easy way to always redirect facebook.com to facebook.com/events/list (Firefox, Osx)

I often use facebook for communication while working. When I do, I'd rather not see the facebook newsfeed. Unfortunately it's hard to remember to not go to the frontpage and use facebook.com/messages ...
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27 views

Flag -remote in Firefox?

Does the -remote flag work with the latest version of Firefox, on OSX more specifically? I did a lot of reading but it's hard to know what's current and what's not. From what I read, it seems like ...
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240 views

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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1answer
117 views

Is this a virus in my Google Chrome and Firefox on OS X?

I noticed that the icon in Google Chrome and Firefox on my Mac was changed when I open Gmail. Before, it was the Gmail icon, now it's something else. Does that mean than I have some virus on my Mac, ...
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1answer
37 views

Multiple username/password for site

I have a website which contains various pages and also a BulletinBoard. I normally access this from OSX using Firefox, and store passwords in the Keychain using the "Keychain Services Integration" ...
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1answer
2k views

Is the Firefox browser 64-bit on Mac OS X or is the Java website inaccurate?

On the Java download page for Mac OS X, it says: Chrome does not support Java 7. Java 7 runs only on 64-bit browsers and Chrome is a 32-bit browser. If you download Java 7, you will not be ...
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93 views

Using urlview and open to visit URL in OS X with Firefox as default browser

I'm using urlview in CLI tools like tmux to easily extract links without having to use the mouse and copy/paste under OS X. To make use of urlviews capability to automatically open these URLs ins your ...
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Will run Firefox in 32-bit mode on the Mac less secure?

My OS X lion is running on 4G RAM, Many people are saying running applications on 32-bit mode will save some memory, I changed many of the non-apple applications to open in 32-bit mode (via right ...
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1answer
660 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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62 views

loading css in google chrome not working

Hmm... so in Google Chrome, I am not loading css correctly for Stack Overflow: In Firefox, I get a 304 back (not modified). The traceroute looks ok but not great: but loading the specific file ...
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Checking version of Applications installed in ~/Applications with unknown username

I'd like to check the version of Firefox through Apple Remote Desktop of all managed computers. I have written this, but it only checks for Firefox in /Applications /bin/cat ...
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1answer
61 views

Is it possible to config FireFox to use a specific name server?

Currently my FireFox connects to internet by SOCKS proxy via: ssh -fND localhost:30000 me@192.168.x.x However, the name server for 192.168.x.x is very restrictive and blocks many hosts. Can I ...
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954 views

Check CPU usage by tab or by add-on on firefox on mac

My version of Firefox has a runaway process/thread that makes it use 100% cpu on my MacBook Pro (OSX 10.7.4) after a few minutes. I've tried to use about:memory and about:addons-memory to try to ...
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Firefox — cannot remove cookies

I've tried the suggestions from related questions but the problem persists. First noticed with Firefox version 20 - upgraded today to Firefox 21 - still cannot clear cookies. Selecting gmail or ...
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2answers
653 views

Enabling Java browser plug-in on OS X 10.7.5

I have JDK 1.6.0_43 installed. My browser (Firefox 20.0) has Java applet plug-in 14.6.1 installed and enabled (which, according to Firefox's plugin check, is up-to-date). But applets do not work. For ...
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1answer
340 views

How to have space bar scroll half the page instead

Can the space bar scroll behavior be modified in all apps (such as Firefox, pdf viewers, etc.)? It's dizzying to have space bar scroll the full page -- I often lose track of what I'm reading. I ...
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235 views

How can I increase the number of downloads shown in the download panel?

Firefox 20 has a new downloads panel feature. But it only shows the three most recently downloaded files. How can I increase that number?
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1answer
5k views

How to restart launchd OS X without rebooting?

When I run Zotero/Firefox, they often crash and I am left with zombie processes; after this I cannot open new instances of Zotero or Firefox. I want to get rid of these zombie processes rather than ...
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1answer
251 views

Automatic updates of Firefox (stable and beta) don't work on OS X

I do use Firefox stable, beta, aurora and nightlies on OS X 10.7.*. While automatic updates work as expected with aurora and nightly builds they don't work, and never have, with stable and beta ...
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1answer
56 views

Firefox extension to save highlights with keyboard shortcut?

I'm looking for something specific: a Firefox extension that will allow me to highlight text (i.e. add a yellow background to web text and save the highlight across sessions) using a keyboard ...
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1answer
68 views

Where the data related to firefox urlbar.autoFill is stored?

Attention! This question is not about auto filling the forms and/or passwords! In firefox (just like chrome) when I type in s in the address bar, it automatically fill the rest to ...
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1answer
77 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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2k views

How to set up firefox so that a new tab opens next to the currently open tab?

Is there a way (either through add-ons or preference tinkering?) to set up Firefox 17.0.1 (for Mac OS X) to open up new tabs next to the tab I am currently browsing in as opposed to at the end of my ...
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1answer
369 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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how to record frequency and timestamp of daily occurrences

I want to record (by typing or hot key) the frequency of an event (ie when one smiles, hears their favorite song, sits down/stands up/whatever), and ultimately be able to analyze the data by ranges of ...