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Recent favorites folders in Firefox shows only the last one in dropdown menu

The Favorites dropdown menu in Firefox only shows the last Folder/Location I used. This is going on since Firefox crashed and I replaced the 'Profile' folder in the Firefox directory with an older ...
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Remove suggestion from Firefox autocomplete in url input field

I'm absolutely staggered to have such a hard time finding an answer to this. Now, to make this clear, I am not talking about any of the entries in the dropdown that pops up once you type something ...
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How to fix kali Linux not working on qemu non admin

So I recently got kali Linux live on QEMU (if it helps I installed it using a run as invoker batch file cause I don’t have admin). Persistence doesn’t work on encrypted nor normal, Firefox keeps ...
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Active Directory Split Domain - Chrome Browser not working

We run a windows Active Directory Domain - we put a host A record to point to our wpengine/cloud flare domain so that we can view our outside hosted website. Wpengine made some changes and now both ...
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How to force Firefox to use HTTP/3 (QUIC) only?

I know browsers usually use HTTP/1.1 to start a connection, discover the capability of the server and upgrade the connection to more advanced protocol. Is there a way to bypass the discovery and start ...
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How to make Firefox Findbar persistent? Solutions to my 2019-May posting no longer work

I'd like to make the Findbar in Firefox always visible; ie. I don't want to have to press Ctrl+F or do Main Menu > Edit > Find in This Page. (Sometimes the web page will override the keyboard ...
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why my other disks not showing when I try to save?

Im using Endeavour OS right now. when I try to save an image from Firefox to my PC it doesn't show the other disks that I have in the section "Other Locations". I've used other distros like ...
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New Gmail fonts looks fuzzy

Anyone knows how to "fix" the blurry font in the new Gmail UI without enabling Clear Type for the whole OS? Chrome: Firefox:
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What does Firefox's PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR mean?

When I browse to https://unesco.org from Firefox, I get the error PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR. But https://www.unesco.org works. I couldn't find Firefox's documentation on this error despite several Google ...
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Foggy text and freezing in Firefox over XPRA

I'm forwarding Firefox over XPRA and the text is blurry. Also, the application freezes often for several seconds, even though there's plenty of system resources to run Firefox. I tried playing with ...
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How to remove all but certain cookies in Chrome/ium Browsers?

In Mozilla browsers, the site permissions for each site can be set to allow cookies, allow for session, or deny. This makes it so I can control my cookies on a site-by-site basic, allowing permanent ...
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How do I make the extension shortcut the priority in Firefox?

I want to assign an extension action to Alt + T but even though it's set properly, Firefox is still overriding it and showing its own mini menu instead of activating the extension action. How do I ...
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How can I configure Firefox so that it doesn't leave an icon in the task bar upon exit in Windows 10?

Upon exit, Firefox leaves an icon in the task bar in Windows 10: How can I configure Firefox so that it doesn't leave an icon in the task bar upon exit in Windows 10? I tried right-clicking on the ...
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Firefox date format

I want to display dates in FireFox as DD.MM.YYYY, despite the fact that I'm using the en-us version of FireFox, which causes the date to be in MM/DD/YYYY format. I would like to continue using the en-...
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Firefox SAFE password reset

I created a Firefox account. Saved passwords from several 3rd party websites into Firefox password manager. Forgot Firefox password. I know I can reset my Firefox account password, which will erase ...
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Error with homepage on Firefox (Linux)

I'm using Firefox browser v106 on Linux (Debian distribution on amd64). My settings use "Firefox Home" (Web Search and Shortcuts) as Homepage. When I try to open a new page or tab, I have an ...
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Get URL autocomplete to match around subdomain

A variety of sites that I use have the company name behind a subdomain, e.g. app.asana.com <mycompany>.salesforce.com mail.protonmail.com <mycompany>.latticehq.com I'd like to be able to ...
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Force web pages to extend wrap to full screen browser window width on PC - from tiny column in middle - firefox

Web pages are not wrapping to the width of my 24" monitor in Firefox (up to date). Same in troubleshoot mode. Sites include Facebook, telegram, google search, many news sites, and even Firefox ...
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How to pick DOM elements in inspector if they have low Z-index using Firefox or Chromium dev tools?

When I open the inspector pane via Shift-Ctrl-C and click somewhere on the page, it selects that element in the DOM tree, but if that element is masking a dozen other elements with lower z-index, I ...
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In 2022, how do I run a java applet on Windows?

Browsers have disabled support for the API it uses. This leaves users with old systems that require Java; an embedded proprietary locked-down device that uses a Java web page to configure it, with no ...
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Prevent websites from automatically scrolling the view

I use Firefox. On a few websites when I click on a button that expands a list or something similar, the website automatically scrolls so that the newly expanded element is in the middle of the screen. ...
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Firefox: General settings for all profiles created in the future?

In each newly created profile I change the privacy settings and other. How can these settings, which are the same everywhere, be automatically applied to all new profiles created in the future? (...
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Firefox 106.0.3 ignoring `#fullscr-toggler { display:none!important; }` in `userChrome.css`?

I'm trying to use the Jupyter lab web interface on a smaller screen; I need the browser to be full-screen for it to be useable. Jupyter Lab uses its own HTLM-rendered menu at the top of the page. ...
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How can I remove Firefox's List All Tabs button?

Since Firefox 106, Firefox shows a "List all tabs" button in the tab bar no matter how many tabs you have open (even only one). You can move this button around the tab bar using the "...
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Firefox default list of tabs removed?

Up until recently I was able to set a list of tabs that would open when I open a new Firefox window, but the option to do so seems to have gone away in the last couple of weeks. Was the setting ...
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Blocking annoying cookie consent banner on Golem.de (if possible with the add-on ublock origin)

I wish to block the annoying cookie consent banner on Golem.de. If possible with the add-on ublock origin. I don't wish to install i-dont-care-about-cookies.eu because there is no source repo. I use ...
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How to download firefox installation for linux - oracle linux 6.10

I'm searching to download firefox for linux for some test because my server didn't have internet connection. I go to this link and click "Download now" https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/...
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Firefox, how to have very small tab size and no tab-scroll buttons

Both Chrome and Firefox introduced the Search tabs list menu. In my view, this completely negates the need for the (very annoying imo) tab-scrolling feature of Firefox (i.e. when you have what they ...
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How do you adjust the left and right channel volumes separately in Chrome?

I know we have Chrome addons that allow to "tilt" the final output sound more towards left or right channel https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/tab-dj/bfibdamncbfdindaeeecehmgkdjenjgb ...
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Firefox option to enable better search visibility

I sometimes have trouble quickly scanning all the "found" items resulting from a Find dialog in Firefox. Firefox find appearance In Safari, the page dims and only the found strings are ...
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Specific Website gives PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR or equivalent in Firefox, Chrome, and Safari

I am trying to access a site that is only accessible through my work VPN. I've tried Firefox and Chrome in both normal and incognito/personal modes and receive connection_reset error. In Safari, I ...
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Is it possible to stop firefox from adding ".part" to the currently downloading file's filename?

Right now, when I start a download, firefox creates somefile.mp4 and somefile.mp4.part, writes all data into .part file, and when download is finished, renames .part file into .mp4 file. And I want to ...
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How do I see a list of every cookie (including contents) for any domain in Chrome/Firefox/Safari?

I know how to see the list of cookies for the current site, but sometimes I want to see cookies for other sites. Inside Google Chrome, I can see which sites I have cookies stored for, but I cannot see ...
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file:///tmp/ in Firefox does not show contents of /tmp

In Firefox I enter file:///tmp/ in the address bar. The contents shown are However, in terminal: ~ #> ls /tmp gdm3-config-err-9a52qA systemd-...
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How can I permanately disable firefox desktop notifications?

Notifications I want to permanently disable these notifications that appear every time I take a screenshot using the built in screenshot tool and some add ons. The only settings related to this are to ...
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How to "pause" a website on Firefox? [duplicate]

Here is my situation: I'm creating a custom CSS style sheet for the Duolingo website. I've changed the background colour for most elements, including the body. Now, when I click on a lesson in ...
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Reload ~USER-PROFILE/chrome/userContent.css without restarting Firefox

How do I reload ~USER-PROFILE/chrome/userContent.css without restarting Firefox? In other words, how do I apply the changes brought by the modifications of ~USER-PROFILE/chrome/userContent.css without ...
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Firefox: Is there any way I can backup all extensions and extension data and import it into other profiles, or import it back after refreshing FF?

Within the past few days, I've noticed Firefox act buggy and then got the message “The bookmarks and history system will not be functional … ” so I deleted my profile like it said so here. I had ...
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Viewport size in Firefox

When I resize the element inspector in Chromium (docked to the right) I get a constantly-updating viewport size appearing at the top right of the web page (or top left of the element inspector). Is ...
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How can I configure Firefox to load a bookmarklet just after loading any URL under a specific domain?

Imagine a web example.com + a bookmarklet that powers example.com up Suppose a page example.com for which I don't control the source code, but I use on a daily basis (imagine any 3rt party cloud ...
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Text Selection in Web Browser?

When using a web browser (Chrome/Firefox etc) I have the ability to make the text cursor appear wherever I click using the mouse/trackpad. For example, I can select the side of this text box and a ...
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Make Firefox retry longer

I have an unstable connection (internet connection frequently breaks and reappear after probably a second or two). How can I make the Firefox retry a bit longer rather than showing that the website is ...
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Remove Firefox custom search from bookmark

I created a custom search using a bookmark. I followed these directions. I no longer want the search. I deleted the bookmark, but it didn't remove the search. When I use the keyword it uses the custom ...
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Windows explorer freezing when selecting files in the Open file dialog

I was trying to send some files, the browser opened the file explorer, which is alright, I navigated to the folder where the file was which was also fine. Then I selected the file to open (just ...
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I still don't understand how to configure external applications to open files

Firefox 105.0.1 (Flatpak) Kubuntu 22.04 Default application in KDE for application/pdf is Okular (which works fine). In Firefox, application/pdf is set to "Always ask". I click on a PDF link,...
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Firefox address bar trying to open files

I frequently Google search the meaning of C++ functions and variables. For example, I want to google search std::destroy_at to navigate to the cppreference page. In Chrome, typing std::destroy_at into ...
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Extension with a native client - adding PATH doesn't work

https://imgur.com/a/1UzQ2fy crosspost from stackoverlow. Noob in many ways I'm kind of way in over my head here, as I just wanted to install an extension on Firefox, but I really want this to work and ...
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File picker dialogs do not remember settings when Firefox is running in firejail

When Firefox is running in Firejail with the provided default config, the Gtk file picker dialogs do not remember sort order even when Firefox was not restarted between opening two dialogs. I tried ...
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"Your browser is being managed by your organization" for home/personal installation of firefox

I get this message on about:preferences on Firefox 103.0. Why? Clicking on it doesn't seem to give me any information that I can understand: Searching online, I find there's a "Firefox for ...
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How do I automatically set the User-Agent of Firefox Developer Edition to be that of the latest stable version?

I want to make it so that Firefox Developer Edition will always report that it's the latest Firefox stable without having to manually set the User-Agent every time the stable version updates. Is there ...

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