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Loading a certain legitimate website causes my Mac to crash

Opening the oneplus 3 website (specifically this page) causes my MBP (mid-2009) to crash regardless of the browser -- I've tried it with the same results on Chrome, Safari and Firefox. It loads and ...
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Internet access keeps using significant energy

In the last 2-3 days my battery has been draining much faster than usual, and Firefox is the app that keeps using significant energy. I am running an up-to-date version of Firefox on OSX 10.9 and have ...
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Copy to clipboard buttons in browser no longer working

Starting yesterday, all of the sites I use frequently that have a "copy" button that copies text to my clipboard no longer work. I can still highlight the text and cmd + c to copy, but would really ...
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keyboard shortcut customization doesn't work on firefox bookmark toolbar

I have set up a shortcut in keyboard setting for toggling the firefox bookmark toolbar. But the shortcut does't work, and nothing actually happens. How can I make it work?
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Firefox profile window cannot be resized

When I open the Firefox Profile Manager using /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin -P I get a very small window that cannot be resized: How can I make this window big enough that ...
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High CPU utilization due to Firefox in El Capitan 10.11.4

I am using Firefox with 10-14 open tabs (AWS console, JIRA, GitLab, etc).My Mac hangs due to high CPU utilization by Firefox as per Activity Monitor. Can someone help me with this. Github Gist link ...
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Wakeups Causing Firefox to Crash?

Using OS X 10.9.5 on a 2011 MacBook Pro and running Firefox as my browser. For a while now I've had problems with FF crashing and causing strange things to follow. After FF crashes I cannot restart ...
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How can I use Applescript to repeat an iMacro in Firefox 8 times?

I have an iMacro created in Firefox that needs to be repeated 8 times to function properly. How can I automate the playing of the iMacro 8 times with Applescript? I've tried recording my workflow, ...
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LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -600 when opening html file from terminal

I created a new test.htm file in my homedir, and when I type open test.htm it switches to Firefox, just opens an empty tab (my file does not appear), and the terminal says: LSOpenURLsWithRole() ...
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how to disable Safari import bookmarks and history from firefox

i have a third party bookmark sync app so i do not need safari to import bookmarks from firefox But it keeps prompting or even trying in the background then asking if i want to keep or don't keep ...
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Send args to Firefox when launching from terminal

Additional arguments on start of Google Chrome from Terminal app are send in a following way: open /Applications/Google\ Chrome.app --args -myArgs="ARGS" What is the syntax to sending arguments ...
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change HTTP headers of Chrome and Firefox

Browsers send HTTP Accept headers. This is an example of one: text/html, */*; q=0.01 gzip, deflate en-US,en;q=0.8,sl;q=0.6 You can get yours here. How can I change curent headers from terminal app ...
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change firefox proxy from terminal

How can I change proxy for Firefox from Terminal app? Not the whole computer proxy settings (the ones in Network tab), but just Firefox's.
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True fullscreen browser display

I confess I'm not a regular Mac user so apologies in advance if this is a stupid question. I'm building a web page to be displayed (offline) as a projection on a wall. On the Windows PC, running ...
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Accessibility in Firefox - Change Fonts

Full disclosure: I’m not disabled. But frankly I can’t read a lot of stuff displayed in Firefox. There are ways to adjust the fonts of web pages, but I can’t read the text under the Firefox buttons....
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Firefox won't respond to force-quit

On http://repl.it, I accidentally created an infinite loop in Python 3. I tried to close the tab, but Firefox already stopped responding. It wouldn't respond even after a while, so I force quitted FF. ...
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Looking for an ARD/ Unix command to clear firefox history/cache on a mac

I'm trying the following but not having any success in seeing anything cleared: rm -R /Users//Library/Caches/Firefox/Profiles/.default/Cache Thanks!
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Safari and Firefox Browers not working

I cannot open Yahoo or Google or other websites with Firefox or Safari on my Mac. I cannot open Apple either. I made sure the proxies were not checked, I emptied history and cache and cookies, I ...
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Preventing quit of Firefox

I'm planning to show a presentation of my websites to friends on Firefox, but I do not want them to exit full screen and terminate the Firefox application, but only to click the elements on the screen,...
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How to download Firefox via command line FTP

I am attempting to install Firefox on my Mac, which currently does not have a browser. From a bash terminal I have ftp installed and am currently connected to the internet. However, I have been ...
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Firefox: double-click on titlebar maximize window instead on open new tab

Recently, I noted that Firefox started to behave differently when I double-click on its title-bar / tab-bar. It maximizes the windows as if I clicked on the semaphore + button, instead of opening a ...
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Googleapis outgoing connection

I have little snitch installed on my mac. Recently I am getting an alert about an outgoing connection to gcs-eu-00001.content-storage-upload.googleapis.com. The IP address seems to belong to google. ...
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Is it possible to set Firefox as the default browser in iOS? [duplicate]

Is it possible to search something using Firefox in Spotlight search? When I choose the option "search in the internet" it always open Safari. My question is then, is it possible somehow to set ...
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Is there a way to enable text substitution in non-Cocoa apps in OS X 10.11?

If not, is there any way to enable it in Firefox 42.0 (add-on, about:config etc)? Thanks laddies/lassies!
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Can I make Firefox the default browser in iOS [duplicate]

I really want to use Firefox as my main browser but can't find a way to make it the default browser on iOS: this make it's adoption much more complicated. Is it totally impossible? Edit - Example of ...
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How to ignore the invalid SSL certificate error in Firefox on iOS?

I've just switched to Firefox from Safari in iOS just after its release. How can I ignore the invalid SSL Certificates error and bypass it in the newly released iOS version of Firefox? I can't find ...
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Firefox full screen doesn't hide toolbars

(Firefox 40.0.3 on Lion) If I go into full screen mode, all of the following remain visible, and I, rightly or wrongly, assumed they should become hidden: tab bar bookmarks bar address bar ... at ...
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kernel: firefox/safari[…] unable to quarantine: 13

I have updated my OS X to the new El Capitan version and now I have an issue in the Firefox/Safari browsers with downloading of the small files to a location on a network share. Most of these ...
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Firefox links to local pdf s don't open in Preview

In Firefox 41.0.1 on Macosx 10.8.3, file:///long/path/xx.pdf copies the pdf to ~/Documents but doesn't display it. Neither Firefox Preferences Applications->PDF "Preview in Firefox", nor "use ...
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Glitch / Blink video on OSX (Macbook pro 15' mid-2012 no retina) and firefox 40+

I currently have a problem with my macbook 15' mid-2012 (No retina) with Yosemite. When I watch videos (e.g. Youtube) via Firefox, sometime for a microsecond the video becomes blue then comes back to ...
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Thunderbird not being scaled properly on Retina display when an external display is also connected

If I use Thunderbird with only the Retina screen of my MBP it's fine. However, if I connect my MBP to an external display with normal resolution, then Thunderbird won't scale properly according to ...
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Firefox Sync does not remember password

I recently activated Sync on Firefox, but I regularly get popup errors "Sync encountered an error while syncing: Incorrect account name or password." I can login each time but this is a PITA as I ...
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How to disable within Firefox that F5 reloads the page?

I have a laser pointer and its middle button (the one that turns the laser on) is mapped to F5. It ruins my html presentation, because Firefox tries to reload the page every time I want to point ...
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Website automatically going to mobile version on MacBook Pro (in Chrome, Firefox and Safari)

Whenever I go to the website www.thetrainingstationinc.com on my MacBook Pro, it always sends me to the mobile version of the site. This doesn't happen on my personal Windows computer. This has ...
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Let firefox or chrome use wifi connection

I am on a wired network that does not allow access to external websites like stackoverflow etc. but my wireless connection allows that. My mac is connected to both wifi and wired network. Is there a ...
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OS X native share menu in Firefox

I’d want to know if it is possible (by extensions, hack, context menu...) to have the mac native share menu in firefox? Thanks More about share menu extension: https://developer.apple.com/library/...
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How do you specify Firefox 'open file' location?

Firefox documentation specifies that when you click a link to download a file and select 'open', that it downloads it to a temp folder. While this is true on a Windows system, it is not in Yosemite. ...
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How to start Firefox web browser from terminal in private mode?

Simply put, how do I open the Firefox directly from Mac OS X Terminal in private mode?
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Close [X] kills Chrome/Firefox/Safari Tabs

I am new to OSX - but I have a behaviour that is not normal I suppose: When I quit browsers (doesn't matter if Chrome/Firefox/Safari) via the red [X] = hide -> all tabs are lost although I turned ...
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Safari and Google Chrome not working, Mozilla Firefox is

Safari stopped working for me a couple of months ago, but I didn't worry about it too much because I primarily use Chrome. As of two nights ago, Chrome also stopped working. I used AppCleaner to ...
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Formatting of a web page messed up when using proxy

Background For academic purposes I have to use an university proxy from my home in order to access some contents online available only with this method (PUBMED, a medical research database). I have ...
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KERNEL PANIC recurring after reinstall for Macbook Pro OS X 10.6.8

We reinstalled operating system at apple genius bar due to 3-4 previous crashes. Updated and timemachine restored files but it has started crashing again. Is it a firefox problem? Has the problem been ...
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Why are chrome, safari and firefox rendering Open Sans 400 as Extrabold

Today half the web looks ugly. That's because half the web uses Open Sans 400, and on my macbook pro in all browsers it has suddenly started rendering as "Extrabold". Even on the Google Webfonts site ...
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Can't open Firefox because a copy of Firefox is already open

I have multiple users on my MacBook (OS X 10.9.5). One of them has parential restrictions, but is allowed to use Firefox. Now, despite that, she is unable to run Firefox: whenever she tries, an error ...
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Is there a browser or browser extension that provides a detailed offline cache?

We have pretty horrible internet in our house every now and then. I was wondering if anyone knew of a browser or browser extension that provides extremely detailed caching for off-line use when the ...
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Anyone know how to script an OSX service to open Twitter links in Tweetbot?

I'm looking to primarily use this in Firefox, but would also be nice to use from links sent in Messages / emails. Tapbots has created a url scheme: tweetbot:///timeline anyone know how to create a ...
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MacBook Pro web browser windows cropped after resuming from sleep bug

I've been seeing this bug most recently in Yosemite 10.10.4 (14E46). It was in prior versions but I wasn't keeping track. When I resume from sleep my browser windows are cropped in both Firefox and ...
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Latest version of Firefox Portable for Mac

I would like to know what is the latest version of Firefox Portable for Mac. I just found versions from 2011-2013 and they seem pretty old. By the way, these softwares are not from the official ...
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Has anyone figured out how to prevent Firefox from losing “Hide” and other Firefox menu functions?

I've noticed recently that Firefox no longer is showing items in the 'Firefox menu' other than 'Quit'. As such, it seems that I can no longer hide the application with that menu or the Command-H ...
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Firefox 38 on OS X - there is no DRM - howto enable?

I found How to disable DRM in Firefox 38 I don't have those settings in my Firefox. See screenshots: Howto enable DRM restrictions?