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Questions tagged [firefox]

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How do I list, read, and copy files out of the Firefox cache?

In Firefox on the Mac 63 is there a straightforward technique, tool, or browser extension for seeing the files my browser has saved in the cache and possibly moving them elsewhere? Ideally I'd like ...
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Stop my Apple devices and PC desktop syncing Mozilla bookmarks

I have a MacBook Air and iPhone 7. I have a Dell desktop at work, and for some reason my Firefox bookmarks from my work PC are showing up on my Apple devices and I would like to remove them. At work I ...
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iOS Firefox Focus - is there anyway to save bookmarks?

Note: this is NOT about the std iOS Firefox, but about the Focus version I didn't find any way to save any bookmarks in the app. A search on the web wasn't very helpful either - one mentioned doing ...
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How do I re-enable images from lh3.googleusercontent.com

A while ago I somehow disabled all images from lh3.googleusercontent.com on Firefox on my Mac, and now I need to re-enable them Does anyone know how to re-enable images from certain sources in ...
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How can I change Firefox's notification sound?

Does anyone know how I can change the firefox push-notification sounds? I've searched .../Firefox/Contents and .../Application\ Support/Firefox for audio files to replace, but I couldn't find any. SIP ...
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Broken link to iTunes keeps opening tabs on Firefox

What is wrong with this link? It keeps opening tabs as fast as it can. Warning, if you click on it do not blame me: itmss://itunes.apple.com/us/app/video-compressor-just-set/id825584875?mt=8&ign-...
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Can I snooze notifications from the browser on High Sierra?

Calendar notifications shows a Snooze button. But notifications from browsers do not. Is there any way to enable snooze on Browser's notifications too?
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Firefox Profile Manager window starts inactive - Access via Keyboard

I use Spotlight search / Launchpad to start firefox. I also have configured the firefox to start with profile manager. The problem I face is when it starts up it starts as "inactive" window Cmd + Tab ...
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Firefox Font Size Changes on Secondary Monitor Connected to iMac

One staff person's new iMac (4K, 10.13.6) has been scaled to a larger text size to make it more readable for her (one size up in the "Scaled" display settings). On her secondary monitor (default, not ...
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Web content is not displayed - just white screen

I faced an issue on High Sierra that seems to be similar to problems reported in other threads months or years ago such as White screen of death or Safari does not render pages, but it is slightly ...
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Macbook performance issues with browsers

I have a MacBook Pro from 2013, and I'm having issues in both Chrome and Firefox - both are slowing down to a crawl, and when I check Activity Monitor I have multiple processes (in all the 'tabs' at ...
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Update to Firefox requires administrator privilege

I have a Firefox update ready to install: 60.0.2. The message says, "This update requires administrator privileges". I'm new to Mac and am used to Firefox just automatically updating itself on Windows ...
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How to set Firefox as default client for ftp:// links?

How can I set Firefox as the default client for ftp:// links? At the moment default client for ftp:// is Finder, which I don't like. I found a similar question, which is 7 years old and the solutions ...
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Is there a Broswer on Ipad capable of “Add a Keyword for this Search” (or Quick Searches) feature?

On desktop, Mozilla Firefox has a nice feature to define a smart keyword to enable searching a website through the browser. The details can be found here. This feature is sometimes called Quick ...
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Firefox and Chrome do not share clipboard - what's wrong?

I seem to experience issues with clipboard - copying from Firefox into other apps works ok, but from Firefox into Chrome doesn't. Copying from other apps into Chrome behaves erratically. Any idea on ...
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Why do colors appear washed out on macOS Chrome and Safari versus Firefox?

I'm using a new MacBook Pro 15" with macOS 10.13.4 configured with the default Color LCD color profile. I'm doing some graphic design work and noticed that all colors in Chrome and Safari appear "...
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Is there a way to rename menu items in Firefox?

Google Chrome has a keyboard shortcut that I really like, command + shift + B. It hides and shows the bookmarks toolbar so I can use a new tab extension without worrying where my bookmarks are going ...
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How to print wikipedia pages with math

When I print Wikipedia pages with math, they come out bold, ugly: Firefox, Safari and Google Chrome all display Low-rank_approximation like this in print preview. Do I need to get additional fonts ...
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Is there a browser compatible with OS X 10.6.8? (Legacy hardware, OS upgrade not an option) [duplicate]

I have an older mac which doesn't support any OS after 10.6.8. I have no reason to throw it out, but Firefox has given me warnings about not supporting anything older than 10.8. I'm not complaining ...
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Issue with opening browsers (MacBook Air mid 2013) since latest High Sierra update

Odd problem started after latest High Sierra update. Basically, once one browser is open I cannot open another. For example, say I'm using Safari to write this question here and then go to open ...
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Web browser opens popups as new tabs when maximized

When browsing to a web page which opens a new dialog popup window, if the browser is maximized, then the new window is not opened as a dialog but as a new tab. However if the browser is not maximized, ...
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Can't add security exception for expired certificate in any browser

I need to access a web-site that is only reachable via https, but the certificate has expired (I trust this site with good reasons). My problem is that neither Firefox nor Safari nor Chrome will let ...
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Disable apple-touch icons for Firefox bookmarks

Firefox uses the larger Apple Touch Icons instead of favicons for bookmarks where available. The problem is that they are shown at Favicon size, when they are not designed for that size. Is there any ...
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Open specific app from Internet Link loop

I'm using Firefox with duckduckgo, I search for a location and it provides me a map on the right with the location I'm looking for. Clicking on it will show a prompt asking if I want to open it on ...
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Close recent windows of an application

I'm using Selenium in order to control multiple Firefox sessions at the same time. In this context, the OS handles each Firefox window as a different application. I want to build a workflow that'll ...
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Safari wont open web pages (maybe other browser either)

so I recently upgraded to High Sierra (formating the entire HDD of my MacBook Pro) Everything worked alright for a week or two but two days ago browsers stopped working. I usually use Firefox as my ...
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Opening new Firefox window from command line while it's already running

Does anyone know how to open a new Firefox window from the command line while Firefox is already running? I can't find any solutions currently out there that work for me. I've looked at the MDN web ...
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Unable to start firefox on centOs 6 from iterm2 on mac

I have installed firefox and xauth on the centOs 6.6 server as follows: sudo yum install firefox sudo yum install xauth On my mac, I am using iTerm2 On my iTerm2 session, I also exported my display ...
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How do I turn off Avast AV entirely, without uninstalling it?

Just tried Firefox Dev and everything returns invalid certificate issues. One possible cited cause are AV software, so I'd like to suspend Avast and see if it clears up. Suspend/stop - not "turn off ...
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Firefox on macOS: Use native fullscreen on videos

Is there a way to make Firefox use Mac's native fullscreen when watching a video (e.g. on Netflix)? The browser does go fullscreen, but it's not on it's own space on macOS. I'm currently using ...
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iOS: Firefox - How can I remove an “Available Device” listed in the “Send Tab” extension if it is not listed on accounts.firefox.com?

I installed Firefox on my iOS device and logged into my Firefox (Sync) account. This gives me a new "Send Tab" extension that I can use in Safari to send an opened web page to my Firefox desktop ...
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iOS: Firefox - How can I delete a desktop bookmark

I installed Firefox on my iOS device and logged into my Firefox (Sync) account. In the Bookmarks screen I have a "Desktop Bookmarks" folder with my normal bookmarks. Nice! On of them is my reading ...
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.mht files showing exec icon on Mac

I am working on a Mac (Yosemite, OS X 10.10.5) and I have several mht files which I created on Firefox by selecting File → Save as MHT. I have already associated the files with Firefox — it opens them ...
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Is it possible to configure macOS to use different default browsers with different URL

I ask this question without any real hope; but:- Is it possible to configure macOS to use different default browsers with different URL. I normally use Firefox, because I can use the same bookmarks ...
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Firefox Flash HDMI No Sound

I've got no sound from Flash in Firefox running my MacBook pro through HDMI cable and I've found a similar question from '15 on the, cached, Adobe Forums When viewing video with flash player in ...
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Unable to change network location while Firefox is open

Under the Location option in the top-left Apple menu I have set up a few different options that let me quickly swap between different web proxy configurations when I connect to different networks. ...
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What is pingsender and why does it wants to connect to?

I use Firefox and I got this message from Little Snitch. What is pingsender and why does it wants to connect to incoming.telemetry.mozilla.org?
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Should I let malwaredomainlist.com connect to the net?

I am getting Little Snitch alerts for Firefox trying to connect to the malwaredomains.com with the IP-address 76.63.222.170. I have blocked the connection, but I wonder why Firefox needs to connect to ...
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Video not playing in Firefox on Mac

When I open this link Erlang which has a video, the video won't play. I am a beginner to Mac and recently reinstalled my macOS. I dont know why this video won't play on my Mac, but the same video ...
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Found old viruses on a computer running macOS Sierra: what to do now?

My father was lamenting how random ads will pop-up even with adblock and while browsing trusted websites and how Firefox was always on at startup on his OSX computer (with all software updates ...
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Can't switch Firefox windows using command+tilde

I prefer using multiple Firefox windows. Until now I could easily switch between its different windows by using the command + ~ shortcut. But all of a sudden I can't do that anymore. I can still use ...
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Firefox 54 launched from Dock on Sierra crashes

I'm running macOS 10.12.5 Sierra with Firefox 54.0 on a MacBook Air. A Firefox icon is present in the Dock. When launching Firefox from this icon (or double-clicking the icon in the Applications ...
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How to capture the visible page screenshot in one step in Safari or another browser?

I have a large series of web pages to capture for documentation. Unfortunately it is mostly an interactive process, but can be repeated rather quickly. At the moment I am using the dreaded "Awesome ...
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Blurry icons on Facebook and Google homepage

I am using macOS Sierra and recently I observed that the icons and images on Facebook page are all blurry on Chrome. I checked the same on Firefox and Safari and they also load all blurry icons and ...
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foxit reader harmful?

I downloaded it form foxit reader's page but I got file may harm your computer warning like above. How do I verify this? Or should I just follow that suggestion by firefox? MacOS Sierra, firefox 52....
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Firefox Command+K no longer opens search

In Firefox, pressing ⌘ cmd K used to open a search page. But as of recent updates, it only focuses the URL bar. I have the search bar hidden... so this sort of makes sense. However when I want to ...
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Impossible to watch videos on the NBC website

I am trying to watch Saturday Night Live on the nbc website, but no matter what browser I try (Safari, Chrome, Firefox), or what computer I try (iMac with El Capitan, MacBook Air with macOS Sierra), I ...
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Firefox on El Capitan cannot create profile in standard folder

Firefox was refusing to launch on my MacOS El Capitan. Console gave me the following message: com.apple.xpc.launchd: (org.mozilla.firefox.320352[6799]) Service exited with abnormal code: 1 In the ...
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Can't load a specific webpage using Chrome or Safari while logged in, but they work on other account and Firefox also works

I'm trying to access The Guardian's website, and I get errors with both Safari and Chrome. In Safari: Safari Can't Open the Page Safari can't open the page "https://www.theguardian.com" ...
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Apple's servers (i.e. all apple.com servers incl. iTunes and App Store) not loading every couple of days

Okay, this is a strange one. Ever since 2017 rolled around I have had this weird situation where I cannot load any pages from an Apple server on one of my iMacs. The strange things about this are: ...