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How long does chrome & firefox cache a file if no "expires" or "max-age" tag is set?

The files will be in the cache. But they might not be used. The rules for that is probably more complex, depending on browser, and will probably change over time. Other answeres here and here.
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Old version of Firefox is reinstalled in background about once a day

Completely forgot I asked this question, but at least now I have the answer :) It turned out that the Microsoft Intune at my workplace (yes, this was a work computer) was causing the trouble. Not sure ...
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How do I make it obvious which Firefox Profile is being used?

You can always show the bookmarks toolbar, then make the first bookmark the name of your profile. Link it to "about:profiles".
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How to differentiate between different running Firefox instances?

A low-tech way would be to always show the bookmark toolbar. Make the first bookmark "[name of profile] profile" and link it to about:profiles.
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Contextual menus broken in Firefox 128?

Are you using the Snap version, or the packages from Mozilla as PPA? In either case, start by running Firefox in Troubleshooting Mode (Safe Mode). If that does not resolve the issue, then consider ...
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How to download Firefox extension as .xpi-file manually from another browser?

Press F12 -> Navigate to network tab -> Enter .xpi file url from AOM -> Right click on response and click "save response as". Done.
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How to move focus back to the webpage in Firefox?

for people later here, we can use shortcut custom get a better and elegant way. firstly follow this answer to set the base of custom shortcuts: Then use some trick from firefox which allow us to run ...
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How can I allow add-ons to operate on restricted domains?

As the offcial documentation explains: How can I re-enable the add-ons that are not allowed on sites restricted by Mozilla? If you are aware of the associated risk and still wish to allow an add-on ...
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Firefox web browser installed automatically from Windows Store on new Windows 11 machine?

There are 4 most-likely explanations: The first likely explanation is that your new computer was supposed to come pre-installed with Firefox, but that the manufacturer did not actually install it (as ...
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firefox returns odd results for file:/// or file:///tmp

Ubuntu has switched Firefox from being a traditional package to being a Snap package – imagine it as a Docker container but for desktop apps. The container has a virtualized file system with its own / ...
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Is there a common browser shortcut for jumping to a website’s search bar?

Vimium C I have the same issue, the solution is to use the extension [Vimium C] it allows you to do everything by keyboard. You press "f," it shows a letter (or two) in front of every field ...
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The Downloads folder is not updated

First thing to do is figure out if it is an issue with Windows or with Chrome. Right click a test file, Save as..., and choose a location other than Downloads. If it appears immediately, then the ...
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How to uninstall Google Translate toolbar in Firefox

Maybe this might work for you: https://support.mozilla.org/ig/questions/1426161
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How to find which Firefox tab is playing audio without installing extensions?

Best solution is in comment from Gho3t. There is "All tabs" popup menu on top right with v icon. You can see your tabs and icon next to playing one. It is working even better if playing tab ...
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Laptop can't connect to many websites (ERR_SSL_BAD_RECORD_MAC_ALERT) from home WiFi

I finally solved it. For some reason my router has changed its settings to broadcast on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz. I changed it back to 2.4GHz only and now laptop connects fine to the wifi
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How can I make the Page Up and Page Down keys scroll a full screenful in browsers?

In Firefox 127 and later on the about:config page, you can adjust these properties to control how far a page scrolls on Page Up/Down: toolkit.scrollbox.pagescroll.maxOverlapLines toolkit.scrollbox....
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How to track redirects accross domains in firebug/firefox?

You should just enable persistent logs so browser will not clear Network tab when redirecting to different site.
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Firefox go to very first page in history stack

As an imperfect solution, going back to the very first page in history stack can be achieved with a loop: let length = history.length; for (step = length - 1; step > 0; step--) { history.back(...
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Browser freezes when attempting to print - no printers installed message

search in "services" tab in task manager for "Spooler", which has description as "Print Spooler". then right click and stop this service and then after few seconds right ...
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How do I get email notifications for Firefox updates?

Looks like https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/notes/ redirects to the actual release notes: location: /en-US/firefox/127.0.1/releasenotes/ So I can just call this curl wrapper from cron and get a ...
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How do I get email notifications for Firefox updates?

Yes. You can use the open source WebChangeMonitor (WCM) to send you an email (or perform any function you like) when Internet/network-accessible content changes. WCM is cross-platform and works on ...
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How to see image size in Firefox?

Basically, there are three ways you can do it: By using Developer Tools which you access by hitting F12 on your keyboard (or right-clicking and inspecting the element) By installing the extension ...
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How to see image size in Firefox?

"Page Info > Media" works for me, but I would suggest the "Developer Tools > Network" view: press F12 to open DevTools; open the 'Network' tab; filter for 'Images'; hit F5 to ...
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How to get back to normal mode when using vim keybindings in Firefox code/style editor?

Ctrl-c is what will toggle you from insert to normal mode if you are in the code editor using the vim keybindings, as confirmed in Mozilla's support forums, answered around the same time as this ...
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