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Where can I read about Firefox styling? [closed]

I want to fix this but I can't found info about Firefox styling. Where can I read about that?
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Disable Domain Name Highlighting in Firefox 77

In a fairly recent version of Firefox, the URL bar was changed to highlight the domain name of the website and make the rest of the URL a very difficult-to-read grey. At the time, I changed some ...
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What user-agent does DownThemAll add on extension convey to servers when executing within 2020 versions of Firefox Browsers? Any easy way to check?

What user-agent does DownThemAll add on extension convey to servers when executing within 2020 versions of Firefox Browsers? Any easy way to check? The last googled info I could find on this was ...
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How to remove Firefox orange microphone/webcam indicator from the top of the screen?

Firefox places this annoying indicator in the top of the screen when it is capturing video or sound from my computer. It stays there even if I change to another window. A Reddit post (How do I ...
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Prevent Firefox from opening a new tab when it starts

I have some pinned tabs in my Firefox (IM web clients) and everytime when I start Firefox a new panel is created and takes focus. I want to see my first (or what was last active) pinned panel when FF ...
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Open multiple URLs saved in file at once

How do I open multiple URLs which saved in file at once via web browser? Let say this is the file ... let's name it url-to-be-open.txt https://www.google.com/ https://yahoo.com/ https://www.bing.com/...
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How to disable address bar expansion in Mozilla Firefox 77?

With the latest update to Firefox, there is a feature that I would like to disable. When you open a window/tab or place the cursor in into the address bar, it becomes a bit bigger. How can I disable / ...
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Why does Firefox remove non-breaking spaces in input fields?

I have a bépo keyboard and often use non-breaking spaces, which I can insert with Shift + Space. Now here's the thing that baffles me: in all input fields, textareas, etc., Firefox seems to replace ...
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Differences between Firefox memory usage and Task Manager report

A picture's worth thousand words: How come's the numbers doesn't add up to 2Go? Where's the missing memory going? Is there anything I can do to recover it? ps: FF76.0.1 (64 bits), Win 10 Pro (V1903 -...
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Sync and open all tabs across android and desktop

I use Firefox on android and desktop (Ubuntu). Is it possible to sync (I do that) and automatically open same tabs on both devices? Is any extension for that?
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Firefox links not working, in some pages (appear dead, won't load)

For the last couple of years links in a certain legal search page stopped working. They were not clickable. This is related to Yahoo answers links not working in Firefox but I have never used the add-...
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Chrome: disable URL encoding in the address bar

If there is a space or special character in address bar, Chrome or any other web browser will encode it https://www.google.com/search?&q=something%20anything%20%27 Is it possible to disable this ...
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Facing Certain Issues Regarding Google Chrome Updates

I am currently working on Chrome browser and always liked it functions and the way it works but after 77th Update, if I am not wrong then I am facing certain issues that spoiled my experiences while ...
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All fonts on Chrome are very slightly duller (lighter & grayer) than on Firefox

This is such a subtle issue but it's driving me nuts! Here's one example: It's very subtle, but if you look closely you'll notice chrome's fonts are slightly duller / greyer and also a little bit ...
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How to import partial Firefox browsing history?

Strangely my Firefox browsing history that's older than a few months is missing. I don't know why as I have set "Firefox will Remember history" in the options and expected it to have it remember all ...
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Browsers become unresponsive for about 5 seconds before starting any download to SSD

This happens with downloads and uplaods on Firefox, Chrome, Discord. My D drive is a 2TB Samsung 860 SSD on the latest firmware, 200GB are still free. The problem is not present for other drives. This ...
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FireFox Page Info

Looking to download the URL's for the Images under the Fire Fox Media Tab under the View Page Info preferably using power shell. Not sure if this is possible or if there is a better way to do this.
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Why does his link function differently between Google Chrome and Firefox?

I'm looking at this page: https://dragonball.fandom.com/wiki/Time_Chamber Here is the picture I am clicking on: I wanted to save the picture but when I clicked on it in Firefox it created a popup ...
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Firefox missing “I Understand the Risks” icon

I have this page and there is not "I Understand the Risks" icon ion it so ,i asked for help: and the Firefox is : [ And my OS version is: so@so-notebook:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are ...
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How do I use a proxy site's IP address directly inside the browser without having to visit it each time?

My ISP blocks sites here and there and I find myself regularly visiting sites such as proxysite.com.. Now I got the idea to visit a site that tells me my IP via the proxy site so I have the IP but now ...
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How to use left and right mouse buttons to navigate back and forward in Firefox

In Chrome and some other browsers you can use the 3rd and 4th mouse buttons to navigate forward and back in the browser history. In Firefox this brings up a scroll wheel. Is there a way to change ...
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unwanted advertising tabs open in every 20 mins in Firefox [duplicate]

my usb stick was containing som kind of virus which was visible and my little brother double clicked on it! and now my laptop is infected!! the virus opens several Firefox tabs and opens some websites ...
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stop flyout menu expation when sliding mouse over menu on webpages

I am using Firefox, Home Depot is the worst offender on this topic, but there are others, How do I set Firefox (setting, addon, extension, etc,,,) to not expand menu flyout when hovering over menu ...
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Firefox Android Clearing download history without deleting the file [migrated]

On the desktop version of Firefox, when I open "Show All Downloads" and there "Clear Downloads", the history of downloads is cleared, but the downloaded files are present in the folder still. This is ...
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Firefox truncating URL for HTTP intranet pages

I spent quite a while exploring the forums looking for an answer to this specifically, but did not find one. If there is one on here please let me know. I am accessing our internal helpdesk site via ...
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can i use firefox as wget or curl to download complex file link in ssh terminal (without X window)?

i had tried to download following link with wget, curl, but failed. following link can be downloaded with firefox, but i had to download within ssh terminal (Remote). https://storage.googleapis.com/...
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Firefox profile “broken” after hibernation lockup

This has happened to me twice already (on two consecutive days, so it may be due to some recent update). I hibernate the computer (Kubuntu 18.04) with a running Firefox (76.0.1). When I wake it up, ...
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Wrong font on certain sites in Chrome, Firefox, and Edge but not in Tor

As you see on picture font is bad to read, and I don't know when what I did to make it. When in Chrome through Chrome dev tools F12 in Element - Style I find font-family and change the first font ...
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M3u8 videos ts files m4s file

I have a m3u8 Video it contains seg_1ts to seg_155 ts when I try to play main file it doesn't work and when I try to play .TS file individualy it is 4 seconds which is blurry or messy Is video ...
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WebGL unsupported when running locally but works when remote?

Two Debian/testing machines with same version of Firefox but different GPU and X drivers. On my father's machine, accessing this website gives the following error message in the Firefox console: "...
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Websites not opening

Okay, the problem isn't that simple as it says in the title. I have dual booted manjaro with windows 10 and have hypervisor in windows. 90% of the time, most common site's (such as Google and all it'...
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maximum window/screen resolution for chrome/firefox/canary. Up to 10000px width

is there a maximum screen resolution (in my case: width) in chrome/firefox/canary? I couldn´t find any specifications. With my 4k monitor (3840x2160), I can increase the width of the browsers to a ...
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Unable to find proxy with Windscribe add-on

I've been having some trouble with my Internet connection for a few weeks now, and I'm linking a reference because it may be related. In spite of having that sort of problem, I could connect to some ...
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How to prevent the back button from being disabled (by Javascript)?

From time to time, I am encountering web sites which disable the back button in Firefox. I suppose this is done by Javascript. Is there a way to prevent the back button from being disabled (perhaps ...
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keyboard in some programs & some keys in keyboard won't work until restart

I am facing this weird keyboard issue lately. keyboard works only for first 10-15 mins in firefox, vlc etc but works in notepad always. (except some keys wont work but works only after restart) I ...
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Firefox Memory Leaks? Memory in task manager rises higher than what FF reports (about:performance), to point of memory maxing/freezing. 2GB vs 8-14GB+

I've had this issue on multiple windows OS, with memory ranges between 16gb and 32gb, where the Firefox memory usage reported in task manager continually rises regardless of how reported use is in ...
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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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On Linux browser cannot display websites after connecting to vpn

On linux, after connecting to my VPN with cisco anyconnect, both my browsers, chrome and firefox, cannot display websites. anyconnect is disabling sockets to the local network and cannot be changed. ...
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Ban a specific site from showing up in Firefox Top sites, in a New Tab

Using FF 75 under Ubuntu 20.04. Can I ban a specific site from ever showing in the Top Sites, whenever I open a New Tab?
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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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Firefox Quantum and NewTab thumbnails

I'm trying to change thumbnails of Top Sites on the NewTab page of Firefox 68, because it shows favicons on some tiles and sites' screenshots on other tiles, this looks non uniform. As I understand, ...
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How to change folder (and item) icons in bookmarks toolbar in Firefox?

Currently I have all bookmark folders depicted with single icon of gray folder I would like to specify my own icon for each folder separately. Is this possible?
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Is there a Chrome equivalent for Firefox's multi-account container extension?

I just found out about Firefox's multi-account container extension. For those unfamiliar, this is a good overview...https://youtu.be/Gy7lyvAfOSw. It seems like a fantastic solution for being able to ...
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Have Firefox to open profile without complaining

I'm doing some backups from an old computer. I want to open the Firefox pointing to an old profile, just to have a glance at it to see if there's anything I want to save or delete. In particular I'd ...
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working wtih multiple projects with many browser tabs [duplicate]

I work as a software developer and I usually have two or more projects on the go. During the day I will work on each of those projects but one at a time. It involves having a lot of web pages open ...
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I changed my user profile path name and now my Firefox extensions are broken

As per the title, I finally decided to fix my user profile path handle, which was not showing correctly and, obviously, something broke. The only thing I noticed so far were Firefox extensions not ...
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Cloning Firefox user.js with problemC

I do frequently make changes to my FF user.js file, than copy this file to other FF profiles and/or other devices. This saves a lot of time, but it generates a problem when the source is a FF profile ...
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Disable Console autocomplete

When using Firefox with the Web Console or Browser Console, nearly everything I type is interrupted by autocomplete. I do not like this. Sometimes, when I press enter to submit my command, what ...
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Running Firefox in background in windows 10

So I'm using windows 10 and enable notification from twitter and other websites. The problem is when I close the firefox with X on the up right, the whole would close and I cant get any notifications ...

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