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Questions tagged [firefox]

An open-source web browser developed by Mozilla. If relevant to the question, also include the tag of your operating system.

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What exactly do I need to add into this AutoHotKey Script?

I noticed when I re open Firefox, windows opens it a few pixels off and in a slightly different size. So after searching for a bit, I found this: While, 1 { WinWait, ahk_class [Window Class] ...
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Making google recaptcha work without upgrading to the most recent browsers

Right now I have firefox 43.0 for linux and to upgrade to anything beyond firefox 45 will require nearly a total system overhaul which I'm not about to do because I still like my old computer with the ...
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Firefox DNS resolution order

Do you know what is the DNS resolution process order of domain names in Firefox? Has the hosts file proprity over DNS server? Has the hosts file proprity over mDNS names in the network or mDNS is ...
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Dark theme on Mozilla Firefox won't go away

I have Chrome and Firefox on my desktop/laptop and in order to quickly distinguish between which one I am using, I experimented with using a dark theme in Firefox and Chrome. I ended up turning both ...
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Firefox custom external helper application command for Media Player Classic (MPC)

I want .m3u, .mp4, mp3 or any other media file links from Firefox to be added to Media Player Classic playlist (not played immediately). The command line for adding to playlist looks like this: mpc-...
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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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Firefox does not trust Windows certification authorities anymore [on hold]

I am in an enterprise setting with an enterprise proxy doing https inspection, ie using a custom certificate. The certificate is in the local cert store on Windows. Some weeks ago, Firefox stopped ...
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Redirect specific files on webpage load [on hold]

I'm trying to redirect specific files from a website, such as loaded JS, css, images. For example, redirecting google.com/images/branding/googlelogo* to localhost/google.png I've tried messing with ...
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Firefox “Open Containing Folder” launches Filelight instead of file manager. How to fix?

I somehow changed which app is triggered by the "Open Containing Folder" option on downloaded files (as viewed in the download manager), so it now launches the Filelight disk-space-distribution viewer ...
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is it possible and if so, how do i change the size of the firefox/waterfox titlebar/buttons?

I've been trying to scale the size of the title bar buttons down as they take up too much space imo. I've even tweaked the windows registry to scale the default windows title bars down, but the ...
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Firefox native support for userscripts - without addons

I want to run some custom userscripts in Firefox but without add-ons like Greasemonkey. A long time ago it was possible to do so by putting scripts in a folder named userscripts\\ inside the Firefox ...
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Sound Won't Play on Any Browser

Recently I've noticed that shortly after startup that sound breaks on browsers, but sound works properly everywhere else. Videos and audio suddenly take longer to load, and then proceed to play ...
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How can I disable the focus ring in the firefox settings?

When an element is in focus, firefox automatically gives it a dotted outline, to show that the element is currently focused. This can be really useful when navigating webpages with a keyboard and ...
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Why do in the latest versions of all modern web browsers the character encoding option is missing? Or has it been removed from all modern browsers? [closed]

Why do the latest versions of modern web browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Opera, etc. are missing the 'Character Encoding' option? Is there any change in the web ...
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How are the Icons for “top sites” in the firefox new tab rendered?

When I open a new tab in firefox, I get the top sites based on my history, or based on what I select to be shown. One row from that list of top sites is shown here. Some are simply rectangular (eg ...
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Cisco RV180W has an invalid certificate; cannot access with Firefox or Google Chrome, how do I fix this?

I need to perform a very simple task on a RV180W router, but the new "security" features prevent me front either login (with Firefox) or view the user interface (Google Chrome) because the ...
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Firefox 60 opens pop up windows in full screen

I am struggling with an annoying issue with my Firefox 60.0.1 in Fedora 27. Everytime I open a pop-up window (for example when I try to compose a new email in Exchange Web Client), the new window is ...
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Launching Firefox leads to system freeze

I'm running Linux Mint 19 on an Acer Travelmate, so definitely not a high-end device. Since switching to LM19, I don't detect any problems whatsoever, except for this one: Starting Firefox is ...
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Is there any command line tool that can be used to save the whole webpage to read in offline mode later?

When reading a webpage in Firefox/Chrome, one can press Ctrl+S to download the webpage with its contents (including CSS, JavaScript, images, etc...) for reading it offline later. I wonder if there is ...
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How to disable Firefox bookmark autosave (new in release 62)?

The new FireFox Release 62 automatically saves a bookmark after pressing <Ctrl-D> and waiting a few seconds (for a page that is not bookmarked earlier): They seem to end up in Other bookmarks: ...
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How can I disable or change the hotkey for Firefox Containers, so that another extension can use Ctrl+Period instead?

I installed the 1Password extension for Firefox on Windows a few weeks ago. This extension uses CTRL+. hotkey to open. More recently, I installed the Multi-Account Containers extension. It turns out ...
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PDF viewer options for Firefox: passing the URL of the downloaded file?

Is there any way to invoke an (external) PDF viewer from Firefox such that the PDF viewer command-line contains not just the saved PDF file (/tmp/myfile.pdf) but also the URL that the PDF was ...
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How can I override preformatted text, forcing text wrap on a web page?

Many web pages with fixed formatting do not fit on my screen without scrolling left to right. I suspect that in some cases the web page attempts to determine my screen width and adapt to it, but fails ...
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How can I view the timestamp for History items in Firefox Android? [migrated]

I need to view the exact times I visited certain pages in Firefox mobile for Android. Is there a way to do this, or export the data to view it somehow?
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Disable Firefox synchronisation for a single addon

I use firefox sync on different pcs and have an addon that should only be synct/enabled on one of them. How can this be realized? Background: Zoom One of my pcs is connected to my TV. It's used to ...
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How to prevent Firefox Quantum from restoring removed search engines?

I use Firefox 62 on my Linux. If I remove default search engines I don't need, then they are restored after the next browser start up. How to remove them for good?
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Keeping Firefox 52.9.0 ESR (32bit)

I am trying to download the Firefox 52.9.0 ESR (32bit) as it can run java as a plugin in the browser. I've been doing this by taking the zip file from the archive, extracting it to my desired folder, ...
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How do I install browser extensions to Firefox, Chrome or Edge browsers in Windows 10 as a regular user?

Since morning I have been trying to install add-ons for Firefox, Chrome and the Edge browsers, but I have achieved little success. I have only been able to install these to administrator accounts but ...
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Firefox ESR loads old certificates after updating from 52 to 60

After Firefox ESR 52 was updated to 60, I've been unable to access my online bank. According to the bank's phone support, I've suddenly started using an old, supposedly still valid but revoked ...
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Import Chrome passwords to Firefox

Am I stupid or is there no way to import Chrome passwords to Firefox without using 3rd party software/service? I mean, it's such a silly little task. I don't want to use LastPass. I found how to ...
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How to get incompatible addons in Firefox work again?

After being forced to update to Firefox Quantum, I: downloaded Firefox 52.9.0 ESR toggled xpinstall.signatures.required in about:config from true to false But even when most XUL add-ons work again, ...
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How to add a firefox shortcut to open an addon

Similar to chrome chrome://extensions/shortcuts is there any way to define a shortcut on FF to popup a addon in the toolbar?
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Map tel: links to get request in Firefox

We have a PBX system in our office that can be triggered to originate a call to a given number on your extension whilst you are logged into the User Control Panel (so you get the right cookies) by ...
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Turn visited website hyperlink to purple

By default any link I visit on google turns purple on most browsers. This only applies to the specific webpages I visit. Is there any way to turn links for all webpages of a particular website purple ...
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Firefox extensions “restricted” from running on some sites

I run a lot of extensions, and I happened to notice that none seemed to work with Mozilla Addons. I checked each extension, and some specifically whitelisted this site, but I changed that. I also ...
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Apps are starting firefox the wrong way

I use Firefox as the web browser on a Debian (*) system. I had installed a recent firefox version manually, under /opt; used the alternatives mechanism to make that the default; then uninstalled it ...
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Use Netflix with Arch Linux and Firefox

I'm trying to run Netflix with Firefox on Arch Linux. I thought Arch Linux and Firefox are now supported and checked the DRM box and made sure that I have the OpenH264 Video Codec and Widevine ...
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Disable TLS v1.0-2 on Chrome/Firefox macOS

I need to connect to an HP iLO, and I get an error SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_ALERT when I try to connect. The solution seems to be to disable SSL v1 and only allow v2 and v3. How can I do that on Chrome or ...
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Create shortcut key in firefox to open a URL

My system is Xubuntu 16.04 and I would like to create a shortcut key to open a URL. I don't want a desktop entry to open a URL, I know that I can create a desktop shortcut to open a URL. To be precise:...
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How manage registered protocols (name://)

I use am trying to tell firefox to open files in the format: phpstorm://file=file.php With the phpstorm program. I have found this solution: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Register_protocol I would like ...
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How to prevent deleting a FireFox Local Storage value?

For an example, I have this yt-player-quality value for www.youtube.com domain in my firefox local-storage which saves the visitor's youtube player quality. The value has set to: {"data":"medium","...
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Does saving a web page using Ctrl+S in Firefox make the browser load the site a second time?

When saving a website for offline reading with Ctrl+S in Firefox, I notice that the download process takes some seconds to finish although the web page is already loaded. I'm wondering whether saving ...
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Saved webpage has images that only open in Chrome

I right-clicked a webpage in Chrome and saved as "Webpage, Complete". This webpage opens fine in Chrome, but some images don't load when I try to open it using other browsers like Firefox. I checked ...
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Paged saved using Firefox's reader viewer is blank

Firefox's reader viewer removes clutter from web pages. It works on-line, not off-line. Specifically, the pages that are processed that way, on-line, and saved for off-line viewing come out blank (...
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Adblock plus preventing stack exchange websites to load

When Adblock Plus is activated, stackoverflow, superuser, crypto exchange, etc, are loading as follows: But all the other sites seem to work normally. And when I disable it, everything works fine. ...
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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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Change “get” behavior on Firefox and Chrome

I have a problem of slowness in Chrome opening huge text files (32M chars / 30MB size). With Firefox, it takes about 1,5 - 2,5 seconds to perform the "GET" of that file, and about 10 seconds in ...
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Firefox: Some Websites are not shown correctly?

Some websites, including stackoverflow.com and superuser.com look like this in Firefox: This is what I see on the console: I am using Firefox Quantum 61.0.2 I noticed that the website works in ...
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Use MPRIS/dbus media commands within Firefox on Linux

Back on Windows, I was able to play/pause youtube videos within firefox using the media buttons on my keyboard. On Linux I am really missing this ability. Is there any way I can send MPRIS commands ...