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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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The red recording icon remained on in a tab while using Lyrebird. Is this a bug?

Lyrebird uses small snippets of your voice to supposedly recreate your voice digitally (not very well, I might add). I recorded some snippets of my voice and then walked away, leaving the tab open. I ...
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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 Qantum?

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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Which Chrome tab downloaded a file?

Today, I had multiple tabs open on Chrome and I was watching a Youtube video and noticed that a file called "UpdateDriver.exe" suddenly was downloading. I had several Chrome tabs open with many ...
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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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Google chrome and closed session

Does anyone know how to restore the session before the last session by 3 sessions ? because I have closed my session by accident and I have opened chrome three times after that... so maybe google ...
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Chrome (67.0.3396.99) - new tab doesn't open at the end of tabs

Lately I've noticed that every new tab opened from a link on a web page is opened only next to the originating tab and not at the end of the tabs bar. After I didn't find anything about that in the ...
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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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IE11 javascript file is downloaded instead of opening in new tab/window when browsed

I am managing a web portal which runs through a proxy. The proxy caches the js files including other files. I do not have control of the proxy. When ever I make changes to .js files I open it in a new ...
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How To Disable Tab-Auto-Restore in Chrome

Recently, when I close a Chrome window with several tabs, but still have another Chrome window open, these tabs get restored when I open a new (blank) window! Even though I explicitely chose otherwise ...
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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. When you are looking around for a tab, ...
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How to restore Chrome without “Restore” button and the files “Last Session” and “Last Tabs” on a Mac?

I have a macbook that reached 0% battery and when I booted it, it wasn't able to retrieve any tabs. There are ways to find last session and last tabs on Windows so I was wondering if the would be true ...
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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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Changing the Text Size For a Single Tab in Chrome

I (pretty much constantly) use the CTRL-+ and CTRL-- keyboard shortcuts to change the displayed font size on my tabs. The problem I run into, however, is that, when I change the font size in one tab ...
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How to make Firefox tab-attributes (e.g. tab color) persist across sessions?

What settings do I tweak to make the "style" attribute of Firefox tabs persistent, such that it gets stored in sessionstore.js when the browser is closed and reapplied when the browser is reopened? ...
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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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How do I disable tabs in Firefox (so it can only hold one page at a time)?

For the sake of simplicity, concentration, single-tasking, etc, how do I disable tabs in Firefox (make tabs as non-existent of a feature as possible)? Preferences? about:config? userChrome.css? ...
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How do I get chrome to UNPIN all pinned tabs before closing?

It really bums me out that Chrome maintains your pinned tabs on startup. I use an extension that manages/saves/organises previous sessions/windows, and when I start chrome, I have "Open a specific ...
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Tabs Closed Every Time I Close Laptop Screen

This isn’t a huge problem but it is very annoying. Every time I turn off my windows 7 laptop, all the tabs close and reopen. Including chrome, Firefox, etc. Mind you, this is not a shutting down case,...
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Is it possible to group pinned tabs in Chrome?

When I move from different projects I'd like to be able to switch my tabs around quickly using a saved set of tabs related to that particular project. I see several extensions that manage tab groups, ...
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How can I get Firefox to display a jumplist item for every tab, including non-active tabs, in the Windows taskbar?

In the Windows taskbar, when I have many Firefox tabs open, my Firefox jumplist is only showing the page title of the active tab of each Firefox window. I would like that jumplist to show me the page ...
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Is it possible to login a website with different user at the same time in chrome browser?

For example: I want to access forexample.com in one tab and login as email1@gmail.com then i open up another tab type the same website (forexample.com) and login as email2@gmail.com and so on upto 5 ...
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Firefox: Hide about:newtab in tab history

When I open a new tab, it defaults to about:newtab. When I then enter a URL in the address bar and go to it, about:newtab appears in the tab's history. This started happening in Firefox 57. I don't ...
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How to force Vivaldi to FULLY reload page on startup

A similar question has been asked before, namely How to force Vivaldi to reload page on start - but it only concerns the lazy loading feature, i.e. loading a tab content only after it has been ...
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How do I make Chrome's jump to last tab feature always jump?

Chrome has this keyboard shortcut, Jump to the last tab Ctrl + 9 which works, most of the time. However, after staying on a tab for some amount of time, the shortcut doesn't jump to the last tab. ...
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Customize tab menu in Opera

In Opera 49 top right corner of title bar, there's an additional icon for the "Tab Menu". When clicked it displays "Recently closed tabs" and "Open tabs". Is it possible to customize the "Tab Menu" ...
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Firefox Quantum - select multiple tabs?

Is there still no way to select multiple tabs in firefox fox quantum? How about merging two windows into one (this is my reason for selecting tabs)? There used to be, years ago, some plugins and add-...
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Need a do-it-yourself replacement for tab groups in Firefox 57

The recent update to Firefox 57 marked my favourite Tab Groups extension obsolete; the Firefox Multi-Account Containers extension it offers is nowhere near adequate - this apparent beta can't even ...
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TooManyTabs on Chrome - losing all the stored tabs - how to recover?

In the past two weeks I have been starting to use the TooManyTabs extension on Chrome and have put a few hundred tabs into TMT. However, today, I have discovered that all the tabs I have put in the ...
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How to have tabmix plus not adapt bookmarklet names as tab title?

Tabmix Plus has the very nice option to let tabs display the bookmark title instead of the actual document.title. Unfortunately, this also includes bookmarklets, i.e. if I use a bookmarklet (a ...
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Is there a browser that allows different instances without using the same cookies? [duplicate]

Something like firefox profile but the cookies should be saved for that profile only. So it would be like using two different browsers without using different browsers. Eg. I access website A from ...
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Media opened in a background tab will not play until the tab is selected

This feature was introduced with Firefox 56: http://mozilla.org/firefox/56.0/releasenotes However I do not like it. Oftentimes I will middle-click a YouTube song link with the intention that it will ...
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Can I somehow easily select when to open background or not new tab in Firefox?

I can see only one way. There is an option to open new tab in a background or not. Can I change it with addons / key modifiers? For example Alt + Click opens a new tab in a background. Middle click ...
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Chrome no-longer pre-selects existing text in address bar when opening new tab

Sometime relatively recently (within past month probably), Chrome changed its behavior when opening a new tab. Previously when I hit Ctrl+T to open a tab, it would pre-select whatever was in the ...
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Tab history missing when right-clicking back button in firefox 56.0b6 (64bit)

Up until recently I was able to right-click the back button in Firefox. This opened a menu of previous pages you were on in this browser tab. It was very useful because you didn't have to press back ...
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How do set I the first three tabs in Google Chrome?

I would like first three tabs to always be: Gmail, Contacts, & Calendar. This seems to be default on my wife's Chrome. How can I make this happen?