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Create a custom MS Edge shortcut

Is there a way to create a desktop shortcut to Microsoft Edge (new) which will launch a specific set of URL's in tabs? I need to have the regular Edge icon to launch the default page but have a ...
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How to open links always in default container in Firefox?

Using Firefox, I created a container for Google. If I do a Google search and open a link from there (either in a new tab or in the same one), it will open in the very same container, thus enabling ...
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Firefox: Prevent middle-click on tab-bar from creating new tab

In Firefox v. 76, how can one prevent a middle=mouse click on the tab bar from opening a new, empty, tab? In older versions, though there was no about:config entry to control that behavior, it was ...
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Tab recovery from a corrupt Chrome Last Session?

Chrome crashed and I lost ~100 tabs. The tabs don't appear in history and I'm not able to restore them by renaming my Last Session file to Current Session in AppData/Google/UserData/Default, it just ...
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What determines Firefox tab title text color?

Sometimes an unfocused tab title is white, and sometimes it is grey. In spite of my best efforts, I have not been able to determine any rhyme or reason behind it. Sometimes a title will change from ...
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How to transfer 250 or so Safari browser tabs to a new iPad?

I have an iPad Pro which I have for a few years now. Now with the new keyboard for the iPad Pro, I decided it's a good time to upgrade to the newest iPad Pro with the new keyboard. The problem is ...
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How to restore previous tabs automatically when reloading Firefox?

How can I restore tabs that were previously open on Firefox when I closed it? I would like the tabs to open automatically when I reopen Firefox. I'm using Firefox 75.0 on macOS Catalina v10.15.4. ...
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Is there a way to know which existing tab opened a new one in Firefox?

I had an unwanted advertisement tab opened automatically recently in Firefox. Assuming I am certain that it was opened by some other website I had already opened (not by a another program on my ...
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Programmatically close all tabs in Firefox Quantum

1. Summary I can't find, how I can close all tabs in Firefox Quantum without any manual mouse clicks. 2. Details (Details for preventing XY Problem) I am working on several projects. I need always ...
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How to increase the Minimum Tab Width in Chrome/Chromium/Brave

In Firefox/IE (and probably others) there's a Minimum Tab Width. This is useful when you have a lot of open tabs. They shrink only down to the minimum width but not more. What is the Minimum Tab ...
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Disable Drag and Drop tabs in FIREFOX

1) Is there a way to disable drag and drop of tabs in firefox and only enable it when I drag tabs while holding the control button? 2) A way to undo the last drag and drop using a keyboard shortcut? ...
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How to not switch tabs when windows pop up from terminal

I am working on google chrome, but my terminal is running code which pops up windows. When they pop up, tab changes. How to avoid tab changes like that? I want to work on my google chrome
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Why is this tab opening on startup, and how do I prevent it from happening again?

I have Firefox set up so that on startup, it opens with the browsing tabs from the previous sessions restored. This is desired behaviour, so I don't want to change that. The issue I'm having is that ...
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How to make Chrome forget about previous tabs in same “session”

When I close the whole Chrome window and reopen it again, all my (often many) tabs get automatically restored. What I am looking for is a solution that I only get a single blank tab when I restart ...
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Chrome switch n tabs right/left

I navigate between tabs using shortcuts to switch to the right/left tab (ctrl-(shift)-tab). It can take a lot of strokes if the target tab is quite far. Any shortcut/extension/script to skip n tabs ...
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How to move tabs from one Chrome window to another?

I know how to move some selected tabs outside current Chrome window to a new window but whether it's possible to move them just to another exist window? Moreover if it is located on another virtual ...
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Lock the view in Tabs Outliner

Scenario: In Tabs Outliner, let's say Chromium has three windows open: Window A, 10 tabs. Window B, 30 tabs. Window C, Tabs Outliner. All of three windows and 40 tabs fit in Tabs Outliner with no ...
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How to restore firefox tabs from a bunch of blank 'New Tab'

Ordinarily, Firefox will load all tabs from the past. But now for some reason all of my Firefox tabs don't load. They're all blank 'New Tab'. Can anyone help me?
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Limit the number of tabs and windows in Firefox

For a user that won't stop opening windows and tabs, and never close anything, then complain that the computer is too slow, I'm looking for a way to set a maximum number of tabs, application wide (not ...
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Reduced font size of tabs and menu in chrome 74 new version

I updated the version of chrome to 74. The new version of chrome reduced the font size in the tabs titles and the menu font. I saw solution for firefox, but not chrome. How can I Increase them?
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Restore tabs Bug in new version of Chrome or Mojave?

I just upgraded to Mojave 10.14.5 beta 18f131a. On starting Chrome Version 74.0.3729.131 (Official Build) (64-bit), it lost all my tabs. I pressed restore previous session, which showed 64 tabs. ...
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Save a shortcut for each open tab

Is there a way in firefox (via addon or something else) to save a shortcut for all the tabs in a window to my desktop or downloads folder? I don't want to save them into some internal DB of an addon. ...
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How to get old tab switching behavior back in Firefox?

At some point in Firefox's version history, switching tabs with ctrl+tab (right) and ctrl+shift+tab (left) got replaced by bringing up a selection of windows that the user can switch through, akin to ...
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What are tab-icons called and how can I extract this one in order to do a reverse image search?

Sorry if this is not fully on-topic, I am not sure where the best place to post this is. I noticed that these two seemingly unrelated websites have seemingly identical "icons" on their tabs in my ...
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Firefox tab shifting like in Opera

In Opera there is a nice feature that keeps me hooked: Shift+Tab will move to the last opened tab. Pressing Shift+Tab then subsequent tabs (Shift+Tab then Tab again) breaks out of the last used tab ...
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How to switch Chrome's way of opening tabs?

I want to know how can I make Chrome open the tabs in the foreground when I Cmd+click on links, and in the background when I Shift+Cmd+click on them. Currently it works the opposite way, but since I ...
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how to know which tab start a new window in chrome?

Recently, I encounter some weird new window that appear automatically. So I wonder is there any way to find out a new window or tab is triggered by whom? The page's url is "akakn.com", and result ...
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Which tab made a sound in Firefox?

I know that there is a nice little symbol that makes it possible to see which tabs are making a sound. But is there a way to see which tab that just MADE a sound? The reason I'm asking is that I ...
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Is it possible to change the icon for New Tab in Firefox?

Is it possible to change the icon for New Tab in Firefox? I'm looking to change it to Internet Explorer. If it matters, I'm using Linux with a Windows 95 theme.
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Send Tab to other device with Chrome?

Firefox has a useful feature of sending tabs to another device. It will cause some sort of reminder, when the browser is next opened on the targetted synchronized device. Is there anything similar ...
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How to get Firefox to save and restore nothing but favicon, url and page-title in session backups? (many open tabs)

I usually have many tabs open and that wasn't much of a problem before Firefox updated to Firefox Quantum and when the TabMix Plus AddOn was still working. However now Firefox has become barely usable ...
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How to bring back “Save and Quit” feature in Firefox 63+?

I've always enabled the browser.showQuitWarning feature in Firefox so I can choose to keep the tabs or not when I close the browser However last week my Firefox updated to the version 63 and suddenly ...
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How to make Chrome view PDF in a new tab when I drag and drop it?

When I drag and drop pdfs into Chrome, they are opened, but they open in the same tab. If I want to have the pdf open in a new tab, I either have to right click -> Open with... or drag the pdf to the ...
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How to change color of a tab in Firefox Quantum?

I'm trying to change the colour of one or more tabs (not necessarily the one that is currently selected). It need to be at least the bit where the tab title is displayed, not sure how it's called. ...
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Return “old-style” browser-tabs in Chrome Canary 71.0.3558.0 (Windows 2012 R2 x64)

I found few pages with chrome://flags keys, something like this: https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/05/how-to-restore-the-old-google-chrome-design/ but my Chrome still show new ugly tabs. As I understand ...
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Where does Firefox highlights get its images from?

Overall, I like the new Firefox "highlights" feature of the New Tab Page. For most pages that appear there, the first image on the page or a high-res favicon becomes the image on the highlights badge. ...
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“Firefox is already running, but is not responding.” even though MOZ_NO_REMOTE=0

This is Debian 9 Stretch speaking, #1 SMP Debian 4.9.110-3+deb9u4 (2018-08-21), with a new, portable installation of Firefox 62.0 run from /opt with $ which firefox /opt/firefox/firefox My problem ...
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Multi-row tab bar in Firefox Quantum

Firefox Quantum breaks tab mix plus and tab kit. Is there any way to get a multi-row tab bar in Firefox Quantum? If possible, I'm looking for a supported, stable solution, that is unlikely to break ...
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Cannot open new tab from command line anymore with Firefox 61

Recently switched to Firefox 61, any attempt to open a new tab from the command line with firefox http://pretty.much/anything hangs.. then fails with the "Firefox is already running but is not ...
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Delay playing video opened in new Firefox tab until tab is selected (pre-Quantum)

I have stuck with Firefox 52 ESR because I rely on some add-ons for which there aren't yet replacements in Quantum. I often spawn multiple tabs containing videos. These all start playing immediately ...
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How to merge 2 windows in Firefox

How can i merge 2 windows in Firefox Quantum, i.e. move all tabs of these 2 windows to 1 window? I have many Firefox windows open and want to merge 2 of them. So far Web searches merely turn up ...
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Chrome open new tab doesn't show history

On old versions of Chrome, when I open a new tab by pressing middle-mouse button, it keeps all the backtrack history from the old tab. But on a newer version, history is cleared when I open a new tab ...
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program/script/etc that auto-refreshes a chrome tab until a certain word/phrase/number is found/not found and then it stops

Something I can use to automatically refresh a web-page (with specified time intervals) that searches the page for a certain text and stops refreshing once its found/not found. I found this script ...
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How to identify, after opening links, from opened tabs in Chrome without focusing on them which are all bookmarked?

In chrome I am opening a lot 50-100 links and then bookmarking them all, but want to remove already bookmarked ones from opened so that I would bookmark only ones which are not bookmarked yet.
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How to increase Ctrl+tab cycle stack in Firefox

Is there a setting or code to increase the default Ctrl_Tab stack before "show all 386 tabs", (which do NOT show in order visited)? Only 5 tabs are available. (Note- if you close the 5 tabs listed in ...
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Where is the speed dial on a new tab in Firefox 60?

The speed dial is not shown anymore when opening a new tab in Firefox 60. The old speed dial had a search box, icons of top sites, recently visited webpages and snippets from Mozilla on it. How to get ...
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Edge - new tab focus behavior

Is there a way to let Edge focus on the address bar once I open a new tab? I experience the following behavior: Open Edge Ctrl + t (new tab) Type e.g. www.myfavouriteaddress.com Issue: The typing ...
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How to make Chrome tabs like Safari?

Safari's tabs are superb, you can have 100 open tabs and it won't hinder you. (As long as you supply the RAM. :D ) Any way I can have that in chrome?
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Pressing X closes my chrome tab (MacOS)

I noticed this recently when playing online games. Pressing the 'x' key on my keyboard closes the current tab. This is not the keyboard shortcut (command + w still works). I am on MacOS High Sierra. ...
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Why does Chrome Browser redirect my browser history (chrome://history) to new tab page***?

*** new tab page = chrome-search://local-ntp/local-ntp.html I'm running 64-bit win 10. I've disabled the new tab redirect extension and that did nothing. How to determine which setting or extension ...

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