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64 views

is it safer to just not install flash player on Windows? [closed]

I have a laptop that I use strictly for financial software and logins. None of the websites I use on this laptop require Flash player. I use my other laptops for browsing and extracurricular ...
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1answer
956 views

What does the removal of NPAPI plugin support mean to an end user?

I'm somewhat familiar with the family of legacy plugins - namely QuickTime, Flash, and the Java Web plugin to name a few. They've been kind of a mainstay of web applications for quite some time. So, ...
2
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2answers
482 views

Disable message bar asking to allow a hidden plugin

I've set Firefox to always ask me whether to activate a plugin when a site uses them. Normally, I will see a grey box on the page where the plugin is used, in which I can click to activate it. For ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How to install java plugin for firefox in Fedora 17 or 18

I am running Fedora 17 64 Bit, I already installed firefox with the yum install firefox, and my firefox version is 22.0 I am trying to install the java plugin for firefox. But the instructions on ...
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0answers
59 views

Firefox Plugin / Userscript to convert UNIX timestamp to readable date? [closed]

Is there a plugin that would add a popup, or otherwise convert numbers that look like a unix timestamp to a readable date?
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2answers
394 views

Stop browser recording history for a particular website [duplicate]

Is there any way I can prevent the browser to record the history for a particular website with the help of a plugin(as I can't find any)? As I don't think there's any inbuilt feature for doing this ...
0
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1answer
86 views

browser extensions for multiple sessions in firefox / chrome

I am looking for plugins that I can install with which I can have multiple sessions on my browsers. The answers I have found till now are either outdated, or suggest private browsing, or use .exe ...
4
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2answers
891 views

Stop Firefox from asking to install flash and other plugins

I have absolutely zero desire for Firefox to have flash and any other 3rd party plugins installed for rendering web content. Many times when I view web pages I get presented with obnoxious dialogs ...
1
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1answer
325 views

How to modify certain website features from browser on Firefox?

There are some annoying websites which use custom (badly made) cursors, right click disable/popup JS, etc. How can I easily undo their settings without specifically finding this piece of JS on their ...
0
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2answers
434 views

Enable Firefox Click-To-Play for SPECIFIC Plugins?

Basically, what I want to do is to enable Firefox Click-To-Play for specific plugins (like Java since its not that secure) while allowing it for plugins like Flash. While there are many instructions ...
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1answer
841 views

Is there a plugin that lets you switch firefox versions [closed]

Is there a plugin, that lets you switch firefox browser mode, the way you can do in IE? I want to see how my CSS renders in older ff versions. (To be exact, I want to see, how it renders on ff for ...
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2answers
106 views

Firefox no longer prompting to remeber password after having cleared them

I had changed my password for sites I visited (possibly I didn't click the "update" button the next time I logged on) and had to remove all passwords in the security tab. Now Firefox never asks me to ...
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3answers
1k views

Automatically starting a child process with 'High' priority?

My computer running Windows 7 is getting old, and Flash content stutters a bit too much. I am finding that elevating the priority of the plugin process helps a lot. I know of the /high switch to ...
2
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0answers
69 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
330 views

Firefox plugin for quick text snippets inserting to forum posts

Is there any plugin / extension for Firefox that allows quickly paste (and create) small text snippets, e.g. signature for forum posts, piece of HTML code with embedded avatar, etc.? Having this ...
2
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0answers
387 views

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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0answers
123 views

How to only allow a custom subset of plugins in Firefox?

I keep the Firefox setting plugin.scan.plid.all set to false, since too many programs automatically add their own invasive Firefox plugins to the Windows registry whenever they are installed and/or ...
3
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7answers
5k views

PDF files are opening in Firefox, undesiredly

PDF files have suddenly started to open within the browser windows of Firefox 17. The PDF files are being displayed with the Adobe Acrobat plugin, which is odd, since I have explicitly disabled the ...
1
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2answers
171 views

Program or Firefox plugin to automatically manipulate website HTML using specific rules?

I have noticed dozens of times how tedious some websites are. Therefore, I need a program, plugin for Firefox, or whatever that does the job - to be able to add some sort of checks to specific ...
1
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4answers
2k views

How can I stop YouTube videos from auto-playing?

I was using "Stop YouTube Autoplay" add-on to stop autoplaying the videos thus saving bandwidth. But since 1.0.3, this Firefox plugin doesn't work anymore. Is there any other FF plugin that does ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How can I search and replace in Firefox?

I am moderator on a site with lots of structured content and regularly edit posts for poor formatting (in particular Markdown and LaTeX). Many of those tasks are tedious and could easily be performed ...
0
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3answers
689 views

Program or Firefox plugin to keep cookie alive?

I need to make some cookie to stay alive forever, because some website I use doesn't have "remember me" option when logging in. Is there any plugin, or program for this?
0
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1answer
3k views

Is there a way to install the QuickTime plugin for Firefox without the bloatware from Apple?

I remember using QuickTime Lite. However QT Lite was last updated on 18 Dec 2010 and uses QuickTime base components [version 7.69.80.9]. Current QuickTime according to apple.com is QuickTime 7.7.2. ...
0
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1answer
155 views

Firefox doesnt see java plugin

I work on a machine without administrator access. There is java installed on it however Firefox doesn't pick it up somehow. IE has no problems running Java content however. My question is how can I ...
4
votes
1answer
53 views

Are there any extensions for browsers that open a chatroom based on people searching for the same thing?

I was reading an old Linux Magazine and there was an article about a defunct project called "search party" which would optionally open a chatroom when doing a google search so that you could talk to ...
4
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2answers
315 views

Analyzing performance and crashes of Firefox plugins

I'm looking for something a bit like Windows Task Manager or top from Linux, (or heck even like the Task Manager in Google Chrome) that can monitor how many resources (CPU and hdd usage) that various ...
3
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2answers
262 views

Is there a Chrome-like plugin container for Firefox?

This is exact opposite of Is there a Firefox-like plugin container for Chrome. With my 100+ tabs open in FF, there are two and a half alternatives: use plugin-container and get it eat CPU, memory ...
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1answer
905 views

Plugin or proxy that can change response content?

On my desktop I woud like to run a proxy or a plugin that would allow one to change the responses received from the server. I would love to use Greasemonkey for this, but Greasemonkey (at least the ...
2
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1answer
684 views

Flash content regularly crashing Firefox/Chrome, with 3-second delay when switching to full screen mode?

For months now I have been plagued with issues regarding Flash content in my browsers. Regularly when I try to load (e.g.) a YouTube video, the browser will hang and I have to kill ...
0
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1answer
214 views

Request Policy like plugin for Internet Explorer

I'm using Firefox with a plugin called Request Policy. What it basically does is the preventing of cross site requests from the currently opened website. E.g: when I open the local news site it blocks ...
2
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1answer
838 views

Which Firefox plugin is eating all my memory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Determine which Firefox Add-ons are Using the Most Memory After 24 hours my Firefox uses nearly 2 GB RAM. So I have to restart Firefox once a day. How can I find ...
2
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1answer
2k views

I need to install an old flash player that is not listed on the adobe site

Anyone know where I can find Flash Player 11.0.1.152 for Firefox? I can´t find it at the Adobe site
2
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1answer
1k views

firefox plugin like update scanner?

update scanner is based around great idea - however it just does not work as fast as it should. I have opened 6 links and after hour of waiting FF took 1,6GB of memory. is there any other plugin like ...
6
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1answer
749 views

How to disable Firefox Portable from automatically loading plugins

Firefox Portable automatically loads plugins that exist on the host system. It probably doesn't make much of a difference, but I would like to only load plugins that I have added to my ...
0
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1answer
266 views

Firefox Play() function - sound integration plugin

I have recently accessed a webpage with sound built into it. The javascript code is supposed to play a sound when I click the button (I guess it's Play() function): <embed enablejavascript="true" ...
0
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1answer
258 views

Firefox v6+ plugin to play Windows Media streams?

I am trying to play an audio stream from the web that requires a Windows Media plugin for Firefox. I have had trouble finding a suitable plugin. I am running FF v6.02 I have tried installing the ...
0
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1answer
728 views

Opening a new tab with Firefox (middle click)- make it work with Javascript links?

I have this problem continuously. I read MSNBC news (and other pages). I click the middle mouse button to open links in a new tab, to read later. I go to the tabs later, at it was a javascript ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Traffic meter plugin for Firefox

I've been using a plugin called Firefox Throttle that allowed the user to see the current data traffic in firefox. For example, if you were loading a Youtube video, in the plugin bar of the browser ...
5
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1answer
73 views

Firefox search result in the middle

This has been annoying me for a while. When I search (ctrl+F or just start typing for quick find) for something, and Firefox finds something it puts the search result completely at the top of the ...
3
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2answers
51 views

Is there any quick way to check if all of my plugins will work when upgrading Firefox?

I depend on firefox plugins for my work, so updating is always a bit treacherous. But I also need to be using the latest browsers, so it's a necessary evil. Is there any good way to check if all of ...
4
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2answers
116 views

How can I find out in which directories Firefox looks for plugins?

From MozillaZine, I learned that Firefox seems to use a different set of directories where it looks for plugins on different OSes. This is quite annoying, as one always has to think first where to ...
9
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1answer
153 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 ...
1
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1answer
613 views

anyone know of a FireFox plugin that allows us to open a new link in Chrome?

does anyone know of a FireFox plugin that allows us to open a new link in Chrome? I often have to open links from FireFox into Chrome (so basically currently I'd have to copy the url and go to chrome ...
4
votes
2answers
138 views

Where can I see the memory usage of firefox 4 plugins?

I'd like to know when and how the firefox 4 plugins eats memory.
0
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0answers
579 views

Firefox Plugin Process quit unexpectedly on MacBook

Some plugin on my Firefox 4.0.1 'quits unexpectedly' /almost/ everytime I close my Firefox on my Macbook. Any idea which plugin may be causing this? 'Process: plugin-container [666] Path: ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Firefox addon for black background [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change the white background in webpages to another color. Is there any Firefox addon which makes each site's background black and text white?
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2answers
4k views

Firefox plugin to disable / block WebM video

I'm accustomed to using the FlashBlock plugin to disable those annoying advertisements that play automatically, but I'm unaware of any available plugin that accomplishes the same thing with WebM ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

How can I check if any of my Firefox extensions or plugins are using the internet?

Is there a way to monitor if Firefox extensions or plugins are using the internet?
0
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0answers
677 views

Firefox not recognizing Silverlight 4 plugin?

This is a strange situation that I'm working on to get Netflix working again for my brother. He has a MacBook (2.4Ghz, 2GB, running 10.5.8) and is running Firefox 3.6.15 (downloaded today). When ...
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2answers
781 views

Youtube videos play, not BBC, in Firefox. Chrome OK

Ubuntu 10.10, 32 bit. Firefox 3.6.14 Why don't BBC videos play in Firefox if Youtube has no problem? Moreover videos play fine in Chrome. Another strange thing: there seem to be two flash plugins in ...