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I want to be able to run firefox on one Mac with its window displayed on another (using X11?), can I do this?

I have an Apple Mac (running MacOS 10.6.8) at a remote location. I want to be able to run Firefox on this machine but with the Firefox display window redirected to my loc… (read more)

I have an Apple Mac (running MacOS 10.6.8) at a remote location. I want to be able to run Firefox on this machine but with the Firefox display window redirected to my local Mac. I used to be able to do this with UNIX (e.g. LINUX etc.) systems running X11 by setting the DISPLAY variable on the remote host. Is it possible to do this using the X11 on the Mac? and, if so, do I need to rebuild Firefox to display using X11? At the moment, whatever I try, Firefox just starts its window on the system on which it is started.

Asked by PhilHerridge 7 years ago

Last reply by PhilHerridge 7 years ago

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How do I get Firefox to check addon compatibility first, then ask me if I want to continue the Firefox update?

How do I get Firefox to check add-on compatibility first, then ask me if I want to continue the Firefox update? The update process currently only tells me that an add-on… (read more)

How do I get Firefox to check add-on compatibility first, then ask me if I want to continue the Firefox update? The update process currently only tells me that an add-on has been disable after applying the Firefox update. The Options > Advanced > Update tab switch, "Warn me if this will disable any of my add-ons", does not seem to work.

Asked by BigErnie 7 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 7 years ago

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Yahoo mail redirects my email page to another trap page that asks me to upgrade. Is there an extension I can use to redirect from that site?

I would like to know if there's an extension, or if I need to write a script so that Firefox will stop a redirect to a trap yahoo page, that yahoo causes when I try to ac… (read more)

I would like to know if there's an extension, or if I need to write a script so that Firefox will stop a redirect to a trap yahoo page, that yahoo causes when I try to access my yahoo mail account. Yahoo redirects from my email page every time I try to access it. I can force my way back to email if I highlight the following from the address bar and delete it: /neo/trap?dm=cl&ncrumb=IvdoOqzobdy&.rand=1254591153

That address qualification appears when I try to access "mail.yahoo.com"

If there is no extension I can use, can you explain what I should use to write a script? And where I can research to learn how to write it.

If you could point me in the right direction I would really appreciate it.

Asked by tank34 7 years ago

Last reply by tank34 7 years ago

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Is There A Way To Automatically Get A Link To Appear/Autocomplete In The Address/Awesomebar?

Windows 7 - Firefox: 17.0 My browser use to automatically complete a link in the address/awesome bar but since I changed laptop it doesn't do that anymore...Why is that… (read more)

Windows 7 - Firefox: 17.0

My browser use to automatically complete a link in the address/awesome bar but since I changed laptop it doesn't do that anymore...Why is that and is an addon needed?

Asked by Nj1988 7 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 years ago

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How to find a word and copy the phrase containing the word without using the mouse

I am using a macro to fill in a form and select fields in the form. The fields are titled and i want to use the field title to select the field and thus need to copy the … (read more)

I am using a macro to fill in a form and select fields in the form. The fields are titled and i want to use the field title to select the field and thus need to copy the name to compare with the search text and tab to the next requested field.

Asked by zathrus 7 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 years ago

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How to disable Toptip.ca

In the (now closed) thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/814310#answer-174482 It recommends: "Go into the options and untick the double click to translate … (read more)

In the (now closed) thread:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/814310#answer-174482

It recommends: "Go into the options and untick the double click to translate box" for "Google Dictionary and Translate 2.5 add-on"

... but does not explain how to get to the options. I am not sure, in fact, that this is the solution.

I have "Easy Google Translate (3.1)" ... but this is already disabled. I don't see any other Google Translate add-on installed at this time, per: "about:addons" ... I also searched "about:config" for "Translate" and didn't find Google Translate their either.

am I looking in the right place, or is there another solution?

Hope someone knows the answer...

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Enquire 7 years ago

Last reply by philipp 7 years ago

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How can I place the bookmarks from a Linux installation onto a common /home partition for multiple Linux distros on separate partitions to access?

Firefox 17 running on Linux with multiple Linux installations on separate partitions with a common /home directory on its' own partition. I'd like the json files to appea… (read more)

Firefox 17 running on Linux with multiple Linux installations on separate partitions with a common /home directory on its' own partition.

I'd like the json files to appear only on the /home partition and each instance of Firefox to read & write json files here only

Asked by Fastship61 7 years ago

Answered by dumdidadida 7 years ago

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How to remove Ask.com from New Tabs.

I don't have a question, just a suggestion for others with a similar issue. I recently upgraded to FF 17.0. I also tried a couple of new extensions because my old ones we… (read more)

I don't have a question, just a suggestion for others with a similar issue.

I recently upgraded to FF 17.0. I also tried a couple of new extensions because my old ones were incompatible. It seems that one of the new extensions installed Ask.com on any New Tabs that I opened. I searched for a fix and could only come up with

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/837470

I started FF in Safe Mode with everything disabled and it still happened. I removed all the new extensions and it still happened.

Finally, I figured something out that DID work. If you are having a similar problem, try this:

Type "about:config" into the address bar.

Type "ask" into the Search bar.

Find the following entry:

browser.newtab.url

Double-click on it and simply delete the value. Now all of your New Tabs will open to a blank page. Or, if you want a different page, type in the address (e.g. google.com, bing,com, etc.).

Problem solved.

Asked by jsnrch003 7 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 7 years ago

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How to create a desktop shortcut that includes UserID and Password

I would like to know how to add my User ID and Password to allow seamless login to a site by using the userid and password I have an existing shortcut and would like FF t… (read more)

I would like to know how to add my User ID and Password to allow seamless login to a site by using the userid and password

I have an existing shortcut and would like FF to open and login to the site with one "double-click"

I do appreciate that it is a security risk to do this, but the information on this site poses no risk for me if someone that has authorized access to my personal computer, click on this shortcut.

I will appreciate any help to assist me in doing this.

Kind Regards

Frits

Asked by fritserasmus 7 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 years ago

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From a script (e.g. REXX or BAT) how can I tell if Firefox is up and running?

System: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 I'm trying to open Firefox with multiple tabs open at one time using a program, which reads a configuration file (XML). I discovered when… (read more)

System: Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I'm trying to open Firefox with multiple tabs open at one time using a program, which reads a configuration file (XML). I discovered when using the "-new-tab" command line parameter, I get one windows for each URL instead of one window with multiple tabs.

I can get it to work IF Firefox is already up and fully running. In other words its frames exist and are visible. If Firefox is only running (say in the tasklist) but not yet visible, the user again gets one window for each URL (e.g. 5 URLs = 5 Firefox windows) instead of 1 window with 5 tabs.

Thus I've been wondering is there a method in Windows or using Firefox to tell from a script (e.g. REXX, BAT, Perl, etc) if Firefox is completely visible and running, so when you a script uses the "-new-tab" parameter the tab appears instead of a window (per URL).

Asked by Bertram_Moshier 7 years ago

Last reply by Gingerbread Man 7 years ago

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How to disable video file (mkv) preview preview in firefox?

Before update i was able to click on link then just push "enter" and it was downloading, now i cannot do that, i need to use mouse save url. How to disable video file pre… (read more)

Before update i was able to click on link then just push "enter" and it was downloading, now i cannot do that, i need to use mouse save url.

How to disable video file preview in new firefox?

Asked by kolorafa 7 years ago

Last reply by Rafael_C_V 7 years ago

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Remove (Build....followed by numbers) in my Browser Bar

I recently noticed that when I open a Firefox Browser, at the top, where it says "Mozilla Firefox" it is followed by this: (Build 2097109189239018) Those are not the actu… (read more)

I recently noticed that when I open a Firefox Browser, at the top, where it says "Mozilla Firefox" it is followed by this: (Build 2097109189239018)

Those are not the actual numbers, but that is what it looks like - Parenthesis with the word "Build" followed by a series of numbers and then the end parenthesis.

I would like to get rid of this please. I don't want to see it.

What is it first of all? Why is it suddenly appearing in my browser bar? And HOW can I get rid of it once and for all?

Thank you!

Asked by ashleyer 7 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 years ago

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Finding browsing history imported from other browser

I used the ‘import data from another browser’ option from the star menu under the ‘show all history’ menu to import history from Chrome and Safari, but haven’t yet locate… (read more)

I used the ‘import data from another browser’ option from the star menu under the ‘show all history’ menu to import history from Chrome and Safari, but haven’t yet located the imports. (I tried viewing options of sort by date added, date modified, etc.) Where are they? Under what name? Thank you!

Asked by foster13 7 years ago

Last reply by Ibai 7 years ago

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How to make google-search to redirect to first result (automatically) ?

Hello, I have just installed the latest version of FF on my windows 7. When I search using google-search by either: 1. Writing somethong in the adress bar and pressing en… (read more)

Hello, I have just installed the latest version of FF on my windows 7.

When I search using google-search by either: 1. Writing somethong in the adress bar and pressing enter 2. Writing something in the search box (thats on the same line as the adress bar)

I am not being redirected automatically to the first result.

How can I change it so that I will go to the first result automatically after pressing enter ?

Thanks in advance for the help!

Asked by belgiamit 7 years ago

Last reply by belgiamit 7 years ago

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How to make google-search to redirect to first result (automatically) ?

I have just installed the latest version of Firefox on my Windows 7. When I search by writing a word in the adress bar and pressing enter I am not being redirected to the… (read more)

I have just installed the latest version of Firefox on my Windows 7.

When I search by writing a word in the adress bar and pressing enter I am not being redirected to the first resuly automatically.

How can I make Firefox go to the first result (of the google search) automatically ?

Asked by belgiamit 7 years ago

Last reply by belgiamit 7 years ago

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how to open Yahoo mail attachments in firefox with cid prefix?

When I receive Yahoo mails, with attachments containing cid prefix, I am unable to open them. I can neither click on them to open - as one can to open normal hyperlinks … (read more)

When I receive Yahoo mails, with attachments containing cid prefix, I am unable to open them. I can neither click on them to open - as one can to open normal hyperlinks - nor can I copy and paste the string associated with the attachment, as the Firefox responds with a message that it does not know what program is needed to open the link. Thus I am not able to see the attachments. Since I receive many such mails from various sources, I miss a lot of information. Please tell me what I can do to overcome this difficulty. Many thanks in advance for all who try to help me. - - arasan77

Asked by Arasan77 7 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 years ago