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how to close last firefox tab?

How to make firefox actually close last tab when you press Close Tab? If you close last tab - tab and firefox will be closed, but if you open firefox again - that closed tab will open again instead of ...
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Without add-ons, can Firefox 80.0 have middle-clicking on an image open that image?

Firefox 80.0 recently made some changes to how images can be opened by right-clicking and ctrl+left-clicking. I am unsure if middle-clicking has been changed. Whether in a new tab or otherwise, ...
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Any way to copy firefox bookmarkes folder to textualized links?

I have a bookmark folder in firefox and I want to be able to copy the links out directly without having to manually do it. E.g., right click the folder and "copy to clipboard". Is there any ...
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Any updates on Exporting TAGS & Bookmarks from Firefox?

I switched to Brave and am really lamenting the loss of Firefox built-in Bookmarks Manager with Tags. Looking for a way to import the tags along with bookmarks into Brave if anyone has a solution or ...
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How can I disable CSS scrollbars before taking a screenshot in Firefox?

If I take a full-page screenshot of a Wikipedia page I get the whole page of text, including content that is not currently visible in the Firefox window. If I print the page to PDF, I also get all the ...
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Is there a Chrome or Firefox extension for saving exact session state?

There are several browser extensions to record and restore the list of open tabs, but they reload the tabs with new requests to the server. Is there an extension that will allow hibernating tabs so ...
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Some websites give “Access Denied” persistently when using NoScript

I've been using NoScript for a while now and am mostly happy with it. The only real issue I have is that certain websites persistently stop working when using it, giving an "Access Denied" ...
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Every time I click a mouse, new browser window pops up on Lubuntu

I just installed latest Lubuntu 32bit on my old laptop. It isn't laggy but every time I left click a mouse (doesn't matter where), a new Firefox browser window starts. This is a clean install. What ...
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Firefox is dropping packets when downloading large files then stops downloading

Firefox is dropping packets when downloading large files then it stops downloading the file. I'm using Windows 10 20H2 Below is what I've already tried Using Windows Update Updating all the programs ...
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Is it possible to change hyperlink into button with same href and name inside? [closed]

So i have hyperlink at a webpage that is: <a href="123.com" onclik="this.href+='&amp;sub=442028';" name="1909e63d" class="cs"><b>456</b>&...
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Can I have Firefox open all links in default browser? [duplicate]

I'm using a tool called Ice that creates special Firefox profiles for web apps (like Twitter or WhatsApp) to have them run in Firefox windows resembling Firefox' former site-specific browser feature. ...
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Firefox - remove url from address bar suggestions

I accidentally visited the (nonexistant) site http://d/ once in Firefox, and now whenever I type "d" into the address bar, the top suggestion is to visit http://d/ instead of searching for &...
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Allow access to only one website for standard user

On my Personal Computer (Windows 10 Pro), I've two local accounts. John - Admin Doe - Standard User The thing I'm trying to enforce is that when John logs in, allow him access to any and all ...
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Disable FireFox select context menu item on RMB release?

FireFox takes ('clicks') the context menu item under the mouse (if applicable) when the right mouse button is released after opening the menu on press. As a result, I frequently accidentally navigate '...
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Turn off animated gifs in gmail [migrated]

I don't like to be marketed at. Increasingly, my gmail emails have increasingly obnoxious gifs playing, marketing at me. I would like turn off gifs playing, preferably only in gmail. If there is a ...
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Firefox: How to Create Shortcut or Button to “Manage Data” (cookies/storage manager)

I would like to have a button to take me here: Tools -> Options -> Privacy & Security -> (scroll down) -> Manage Data. (Load the cookie manager.) I do this continuously, and all the ...
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Firefox won't launch on Windows 10

I am using Windows 10.0.19042.906 Professional x64, and suddenly Firefox won't work anymore. Double clicking on Firefox shortcut on desktop and "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" ...
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Tree style tab add on for Firefox missing vertical scroll bar

I've installed Tree Style Tabs 3.7.4 on Firefox 84.0.2. After opening tabs that fill the side bar, there's no vertical scroll bar. There's also no setting to hide/show it. Did anyone encounter this ...
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How to import Adblock Plus pattern.ini into version 3.10.2

I have a pattern.ini from an old Adblock Plus installation version 2.8.2. As far as I understand, it saved it custom filter rules under adblockplus/pattern.ini I know have upgraded browser, and with ...
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How do I revert Firefox to a previous version and keep my profile intact?

I would like to revert Firefox to a previous version and keep it that way. I understand that the developers don't want users doing this. I have tried simply uninstalling and re-installing the proper ...
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Debian Buster, XFCE − Firefox keeps forgetting it's been my default browser forever

In the preferences of Firefox itself, the default browser box is checked, of course. In Settings / Personal / Preferred Applications, the web browser is set to "Mozilla Firefox" like it ...
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How do I whitelist domain in its home domain in noscript

So lets say I want to whitelist facebook in facebook.com but blacklist it everywhere else. How do I do it? There used to be ABE rules but they got depreciated.
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Looking at Installing Chrome/Firefox on SSD on New Acer Aspire A517 Laptop Running Windows 10 Pro

The new laptop I'm getting has both an SSD (256GB) and a HDD(1TB), with Windows installed on the SSD. SSDs are kinda new for me, so I checked around and saw the a number of people have issues with ...
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Stop Firefox from asking users if they want to “Refresh” their profile

Firefox occasionally suggests that a "Refresh" might improve performance. We had a naive user press that button and wipe out a significant amount of customisation. Part of what resulted is ...
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Downlolad from link pointing to file

When I google for a i.E. a PDF, then it frequently happens, that google presents me direct link to a PDF like this example MIPS Programming. Now clicking on the link, the PDF opens in the browser (...
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Display warning on specific domain with firefox

Using Firefox 87, I would like have some kind of warning when I am on a specific website or domain. Like a parental control, except that instead of blocking the content, it just gives me a visual ...
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A Firefox equivalent of Google Password Manager checking

Google has a feature to check all passwords stored in a Google account for breaches, duplications, weakness, etc. Mozilla offers the Firefox Monitor instead, (which uses data from Have I been Pwned), ...
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Bookmarklet to insert a character or sequence of characters in an input field in a browser

Is there a way with a bookmarklet to insert a specific character (or sequence of characters) in an entry field in a browser page? (ideally, where the cursor is, but appended at the end would be fine ...
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Borders in Firefox scrollbar

On my Ubuntu 20.04 installation with Mate as DM, I am facing the annoying problem that the page scrollbar in Firefox seems to have a 1 pixel wide border on the left and right side. Clicking into this ...
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Mediawiki Logon page not working on Chrome

I have a weird problem that the Login Page of my MediaWiki installation isn't working on Chrome, when trying to browse to that page all I got back is a bunch of random characters. However, when I open ...
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Firefox disable extension on local files

Is it possible to disable selected firefox extensions from acting upon local files starting with file:// as this might be security issue? Any suggestions? Google Chrome has this feature, unfortunately ...
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How to treat Firefox tabs as windows?

Is there a way to treat Firefox tabs as windows like on Edge? After using edge for a bit I found that I rely on Alt+Tab a lot and merging my browser tabs with the rest of the windows was a far better ...
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Can't open pdf email attachments

Using a Linux Debian desktop. Used to be able to open PDF email attachments in Opera and Firefox-esr browsers without downloading them. Suddenly no longer able to open this type of attachment in Opera ...
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What are my options for automating Firefox? [closed]

My goal is to hit different shortcuts on my keyboard which then open new Firefox windows and open a list of URLs in tabs inside those windows. What are all the options I have for doing this, ...
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How do I open a json file compressed with snappy compression?

A firefox extension has become corrupt which means I can't export my data using the graphical user interface, but I can copy my profile data associated with my extension by copying a folder. The file ...
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Why does Google Chrome delay when loading a mp3 radio stream?

so here is a mp3 radio stream: http://studioone-stream.iowapublicradio.org/StudioOne.mp3 when I play it in Firefox or VLC player, it plays instantly, but if I play it in Google Chrome, it will have ...
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How can I paste some text into a terminal on Jupyterlab when using Firefox?

I use Firefox on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate to connect to a Jupyterlab server. I opened a terminal on Jupyterlab and would like to paste some text into it. On Chrome I do SHIFT + right-click, in the ...
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Firefox debian - server not found only for some addresses but ok with other browsers

EDIT 1: when activating DNS over HTTPS option in firefox settings, everything is working again. Can firefox mess-up something in classic resolution only for some addresses? Machine under debian ...
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How I export my profile data from a firefox extension?

How I export my profile data from an extension? An extension I'm using isn't working properly and I'd like to export my data before reinstalling it. It's called onetab. The menu on the top right ...
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Firefox Hangs: Save Console (Non-Responding & Running)

I would need a method for windows now and linux, not much later. Something on the terminal would be practical (especially for 1st scenario). I keep getting firefox hangs on my project. I regularly ...
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Playing a video in MPV triggers Firefox (Web and WebExtensions) to start using 100% CPU

To clarify, this is not about playing a video in Firefox. This is when playing in a completely unrelated media player. Specifically, playing a video full-screen in mpv causes Web and WebExtensions ...
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Firefox / Chrome do not open domain, Edge / cURL OK

Latest Windows 10, fully updated Firefox 87 and Google Chrome 89. In the addressbar of FF/GC, enter https://www.facebook.com. There is zero network activity. GC reports ERR_CONNECTION_RESET, FF ...
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How to define that a particular URL schema be exempt from opening in a container?

How can I specify that a given URL schema such as moz-extension:// be made exempt from being opened in a container? I.e. when you open a new tab and then invoke the settings of a given extension (e.g. ...
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Instant Demo requires Adobe Flash Player to be installed [duplicate]

I have installed all adobe flash version, for chrome, firefox or internet explorer I downloaded this software, Instant Demo https://www.instant-demo.com/download.php But when I launch it - it return ...
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Cryptic text / weird characters on selected websites opened in Firefox

Since about a week, some (not all) web pages opened in Firefox (86.0.1 (64-bit)) look like they have some kind of encoding error, see following screenshot. I already created a new profile a few days ...
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How to have a custom file picker?

I find the default file picker on many applications inneficient (as it requires mouse use, can't make shortcuts, etc.), and i wish to create a more efficient file picker. For example when you download ...
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Firefox doesn't import all history from Chrome

When importing history from Google Chrome 89.0.4389.90 to Firefox 86.0.1, the latter doesn't import all items. Only last month's history is there while I have been using Chrome for over a year. How to ...
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How to focus on search bar without default search engine?

From this guide, I know there's a shortcut CMD + K to focus on search bar. It will search with google. The default search engine can be replaced with one of these: I don't want to always type CMD + ...
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Firefox claims I have granted extra permissions for sites and I cannot revoke them

When I visit sites like Reddit and Twitter with Firefox 86.0.1 on Windows 10 2004 moving mouse over left side of address bar bring up following tooltip: Traslated to English tooltip says: You have ...
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How to limit firefox to two fonts?

I limit firefox to use exclusively ubuntu mono fonts. Every single site is much more readable like that. But recently every site started to use fontawesome (webdings 2.0) to show UI elements. Is there ...

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