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Firefox not obeying system wide preferences

Ubuntu 22.04 Firefox 119 I have the /etc/firefox/syspref.js file below but my Firefox is not using the custom proxy settings and just defaulting to "Use system proxy configuration". pref(&...
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How to open a link on a new tab in firefox

In Firefox when I click on a link I want to open the link in a new tab. Followed the steps mentioned in the official doc but that doesn't work: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1260343 ...
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Without System Restore, after clicking 'Deleted Files', how can I recover a deleted profile?

I followed this moderator's post on Support Mozilla. My hard drive lacks space for System Restore, which I forgot to turn on. After I mistakably clicked 'Delete files' 2 hours ago, Recuva recovered ...
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How to get a list of all URLs in history starting by some prefix in Firefox?

When I type the start of an URL in Firefox, I get an auto-completion of maybe 10 choices. But on some websites like professional web apps, you may have 30 or 50 links of interest to you and if it ...
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Add header for requests to particular domains for browser in Windows kiosk mode to supply auth token

Is there any built-in way to provide headers to add to requests for a particular domain in Edge? Or Chrome - or any browser that can be used with Windows Kiosk mode? I need to authenticate the machine ...
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Clear Firefox cache and cookies automatically [closed]

To clear the Firefox's cache one must do: Menu - Settings - Privacy & Security - Cookies and Site Data - Clear Data - Cookies and Site Data/Cached Web Content - Clear now. But one must do this ...
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PDFs generated in Chrome do not display well in Firefox

When I generate a PDF from a chromium-based browser and I dispay it in Firefox, all the shadows break. Nevetheless either if I watch that PDF in chrome itself, or either if the PDF is generated in ...
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Firefox won't launch with imported profile

I've had this problem before, not sure what fixed it last time, but I'm having it again. I have a root profile folder from my Firefox Nightly backed up. So on a new machine I install Nightly, create ...
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is there a list of all possible capability.policy for security in firefox

in the about:config or user.js you can set some rules to change firefox advanced settings I'm interested capability.policy I'm trying to see if there is one specific rule i can change to all some ...
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How to make Firefox use HTTPS by default but not block plain HTTP traffic if there is no other choice?

Is there a way to get Firefox to automatically visit the HTTPS site instead of the HTTP site, whenever possible? For instance, if I type web.archive.org into the address bar, with no search history, ...
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Why won't Google Chrome really or Firefox capture the network developer request of a form autopost

So imagine this code running on localhost:9080, the page does not render content but instead does a HTML auto post. But I like to use the network tab to see the HTML content rendered under the ...
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Websites with file-upload scripts (and other capabilities) in Firefox - can they get Thunderbird email identities? (Fedora linux)

I'd like to set up an instance of Thunderbird on a Fedora VM (with a VPN). I want it to use ONLY an alias I have set up with the email providers. I think I can do that with TB settings. But I will ...
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Firefox's stopped playing only whatsapp voice msgs. All other audio-video msgs play ok

When I play any voice msg in Firefox's whatsapp-web tab, it doesn't give any sound, even when the sound of all videos in the same Whatsapp tab plays ok. The same voice msg plays ok in mobile or chrome'...
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How Hide tool bar & bookmarks bar in pop-up windows, Firefox 124 mac OS

I Use Mac OS Firefox as my primary client for Gmail, and I always compose emails in a pop-out window. Ever since Firefox 124, these pop-out windows include the tool bar and bookmarks bar, eating up a ...
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Legacy Portable Firefox to run legacy portable Java only and ignore local install of Java

I have multiple systems that require legacy browsers and Java. I need Portable Firefox to run the Portable Java JRE version and not the Java JRE installed on the OS. One of these legacy systems is the ...
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Open new tab besides last active non-pinned tab?

I have a productivity web app (ClickUp) as a pinned tab in Firefox. Is it possible to configure Firefox (about:config or via extension) to pretend the pinned tab does not exist when opening a link in ...
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Is it possible to modify/remove devtoolsKeyset key bindings in Firefox?

I've been working on a locked-down version of Firefox and need to disable certain keyboard shortcuts. Clarification: I'm the employee locking it down for my employer for use by our customers on a ...
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OS: Parrot Security 6.0 (lorikeet) x8 Automatically end current session

When I open a file which name is " Shiva Svarodaya with Hindi Translation 1899 - Khemraj Shri Krishna Das.pdf " when open with atril document viewer SUddenly I automatically It ends the ...
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No Firefox cookies.sqlite file found. Use -c COOKIEFILE

I try to execute the code by using this command in my Kali Linux python3 ./cookies.py then I got this message No Firefox cookies.sqlite file found. Use -c COOKIEFILE. what does the message mean and ...
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Does anyone know how to stop Firefox from adding shortcuts for every single website I visit?

I want to try and have a kind of different Firefox shortcut layout because I think all of it being filled up is boring. And now, every time I open any site that isn't the ones already in there, it ...
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How to set the background color of a PDF file opened in a Firefox browser?

I tried the following way to change the PDF file background color in a Firefox browser (Firefox version 124.0, following an answer from here): Enter setting with about:config set pdfjs....
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Firefox - Allowing about: protocol

i have custom ( new tab page ) and one of the feature i want to add to it is a button that send me to about:debugging or about:profiles tabs when using a hyper link or create a new tab with url: "...
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Firefox behaving aways like in no-remote mode in WSLg/Ubuntu

I have a shell script that opens several tabs in default browser for 2fa process (indirectly by using aws sso login). This script runs in WSL2/Ubuntu 22.04. Now this is interesting: The behavior is ...
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How can I get rid of unwanted email addresses?

To be more specific, I use Firefox 115.8.0esr (64-bit) on Debian 11, and I sometimes have to authenticate with my email address to use some Google services; for some reason Firefox (or is it Google?) ...
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Firefox has permission to start wpa_supplicant when calling navigator.geolocation

I've been dealing with some annoying attacks lately, and got super paranoid after discovering wpa_supplicant.service running as it definitely should not be on this particular machine. After a little ...
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How to list all detected cameras in firefox (offline without a website)?

How can I get firefox to show me a list of all the webcams that it can see? I do not want to use a website. I want something native in firefox that I can use offline without visiting a third party ...
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Where does Firefox store push notifications?

I made a NodeJS script a while ago that can read Chromium notifications by reading the LevelDB database where they're stored. I use it to have more granularity when handling notifications, and to sync ...
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Viewing previously viewed pages of same tab in Firefox

In Firefox, the user can click and hold on the back arrow button to see the history of the current tab. Is there a keyboard shortcut that does the same thing, i.e. opens this panel of previously ...
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How to save as a PDF using the Firefox “mxt08-real/Export-Web-to-PDF” extension with the filename properly having the “.pdf” extension?

MacOS Ventura 13.6.3 Firefox 123 and 124b (developper edition) I am testing the mxt08-real/Export-Web-to-PDF Firefox extension, which allows to add an icon to trigger the "Save as PDF" ...
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Firefox warn on exit [duplicate]

Seems like this has been impossible in Firefox for quite some time. Anyone knows if there is an update that enables a workaround or if Firefox is planning to fix this? To be clear: what I need is a ...
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How do I stop a website from overriding my keyboard shortcuts?

The DeepL website has recently overridden my keyboard shortcuts so I can no longer copy paste sentences in and out of the text input boxes. This still works if the keyboard is set to the US default. ...
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Is CPUQuota per core or per machine?

In order to prevent buggy sites from freezing my system I imposed a CPU Quota limit of 95%, a Memory High of 2G and a Memory Max of 3G on my Firefox flatpak as described by the flatpak documentation. $...
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Firefox - How to connect to a remote HTTP URL (and not force HTTPS)?

I want to browse to an http-based URL but Ubuntu Firefox will not let me, it always seems to force-switch to https. This is clear in the Web Developer Tools -> Network Tab, Firefox never even tries ...
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How to have a certain position and size of window in FireFox on Windows for a specific website?

I use FireFox on Windows 10 for different purposes and it would be convenient for some websites to use predefined FireFox screen positions and sizes. For example: Show superuser.com in small window ...
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Drag to open link in container tab, in Firefox

What I want: Drag a link to a direction (left for example) then it was opened in a container tab (I have only one container currently) What I have: Firefox beta 124 Violentmonkey Glitterdrag that can ...
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“This site can't be reached - ERR_CONNECTION_RESET” via Google Chrome (49.0.0263.75) on Windows XP. Works with Firefox [closed]

I cannot get into many sites on my laptop with Google Chrome on Windows XP. I am using Google Chrome (49.0.0263.75) and FirefoxESR (52.9.0) and I am getting this error in Chrome: “This site can't be ...
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How to set dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled to false except for specific websites?

How would I change the setting on a per-website basis? I really don't like when websites block me from copy-pasting my email or password into certain boxes (okay, I use autofill for the password ...
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Prevent collapse in Firefox Devtools' Storage tab

Suppose I'm using the Firefox Devtools, the "Storage" tab is active, the "Cookies" tab is expanded, and and localhost is selected. Then I can see all the cookies. When a page ...
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Firefox started to forget usernames

I have Firefox 115.7.0esr (64-bit) on Linux. In some recent update (approx a few months ago) something changed. Old behavior: User names were saved and I always opted to not save passwords. When I ...
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Passkeys with Firefox - Touch your security key to continue

I am trying to log in to Github with Firefox. When I try to log in, the web page gives me an option to try with a passkey. When I do that, Firefox displays a dialog box saying "Touch your ...
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How do I solve the "PuTTY X11 proxy: No authorisation provided" error?

I am trying to run firefox on a remote server over ssh and use X11 forwarding to open the window on my laptop, but when I try to it throws the "PuTTY X11 proxy: No authorisation provided" ...
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Firefox: access a button that belongs to an extension using keyboard shortcut?

I have an extension that, when I click its icon in the Firefox toolbar, opens a pop-up menu with some buttons. I would like to assign a keyboard shortcut to one of these buttons. Is that possible?
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Firefox can't detect Flash player plugin when running in a docker container

I'd like to run Firefox 84.0 (the last version support flash player) supporting flash player in a docker container. But Firefox can't detect the flash player plugin which is in the path "~/....
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Remove initial pause when scrolling with arrow-keys - Firefox

Windows gives an initial-pause when pressing a key that can be altered, but I would prefer to not do this since it will affect more than scrolling. An extension for Chrome does this; called "...
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Delete selected sites cookies on Firefox automatically

I set the cookie preferences on each site via Super Agent or manually, however I want to always remove the ones that now force us to accept some pages if we don't pay. So what I want is to delete the ...
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Possible to centrally deploy website credentials in Firefox?

We would like to deploy the credentials (user, password) of a couple of websites to all Firefox installations in our network. Is there a way to populate the password manager via script, autoconfig, ...
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How to make Microsoft Teams launch my default browser instead of Edge?

I use FireFox as my daily browser. But when I use Microsoft Teams, when I click on a link in Chat, it always bring up Microsoft Edge. My default browser is set to Firefox. But Teams ignores it. Is ...
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Force browser to use cached pages [duplicate]

The move to https effectively killed any meaning for the browser cache. It literary does nothing but waste life on SSD drives now, since every developer thinks all pages in the universe must expire in ...
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How to disable (or at least close) "You are sharing another application window" floating bar?

In Firefox, when I'm on Google Chat or Jitsi and share my screen, Firefox shows me this annoying floating bar containing: You are sharing another application window I can minimize but not close it. ...
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Reset Firefox sync password without losing everything

I have lost the password to my Firefox/Mozilla account. I'm currently logged in with it on several devices. When I go to "reset password", Mozilla says: When you reset your password, you ...
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