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How to hide the top Nav Bar of Facebook when scrolling?

In Facebook, when scrolling down, the top blue bar still in there. Is there any way to make it hide when scrolling down, just like in SE? I'm aware of F.B. Purity, but even when I uncheck the Freeze ...
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Why do Youtube videos start black?

I'm using the latest Firefox without Adobe Flash (so HTML5 videos) on Youtube Youtube videos almost always start kind of black, parts of the image are barely visible. Why do I have to wait a few ...
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Fixing bad fonts in web pages in Firefox on Windows 7 [migrated]

See the image below which is a doctored screenshot of the view of https://drive.google.com/drive/my-drive and is not concerning the fonts when editing a Google Docs. The font rendering is bad, ...
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Pinch to zoom in Google Maps in Firefox affects webpage rather than the map

I use Google Maps in Firefox 39 on my Dell Vostro laptop with Windows 7. When I try to pinch to zoom (on the touchpad), the entire webpage zooms in and out instead of the map itself. In other words, ...
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Disable the request to auto-save passwords [migrated]

While using web browser like Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, the browser pops up a dialog for "Would you like to remember the password on https://.....?" Every new account type I need to click ...
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Use second Gmail account as default mailto in Firefox [closed]

Problem I would like mailto: links to use my second Gmail account (.../mail/u/1) instead of my primary account to send emails by default. Ideally I would not like to change the order my accounts are ...
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How to prevent Gmail from knowing my name?

I care very much about the privacy and always surf the Internet using the private mode of the Firefox. Also, I never let any browser to save my account and password. Theoretically, the web browser or ...
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How to tell if YouTube is rendered in HTML5 or not?

I read in the Inquirer and elsewhere that YouTube uses HTML5 by default in some players, including beta Firefox. What does that mean? What is the case with Firefox 36? How can one tell when HTML5 is ...
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.ics attachment in gmail.com not saved

My problem is that .ics attachments from E-Mails, which I open in GMail.com, are not saved in Google Calendar, although I press "Safe". More specifically, the appointment is saved but disappears on ...
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How to make CTRL+P in Gmail automatically use the print-friendly version

I do support for an older relative that uses Gmail extensively. No matter how often I point out the print-friendly icon, he always forgets about it. I need a way to make the CTRL+P shortcut use the ...
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How to enable cookies at Lycamobile?

After submitting the form to top up my credit I get the following message (same as this person): Cookie disabled in the client browser I've set Firefox to accept cookies from sites but never to ...
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Is it possible to have some LastPass sites stored locally when using Firefox?

I use LastPass on my laptop, and I often use my laptop at mobile wifi hotspots. Lastpass won't autofill the form to connect to the wifi network because, until the wifi network is connected, Lastpass ...
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Firefox Keyword Search for Multiple Websites?

Firefox has a feature which allows users to create keyword/keyletter shortcuts for website-specific search engines. But the feature doesn't allow users to associate multiple websites with one ...
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Why can't I paste into comments in Facebook in Firefox?

For more than 3 months Ctrl+V doesn't work when I want to paste something into Facebook comments. I can only drag and drop into the comment box. But my friends say they don't have problems with it... ...
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Getting correct UK road colours in Google Maps in Firefox

As many people know, Google Maps does a stupid stupid thing in the UK in terms of road colours (see http://optimap.co.uk for comparison between old behaviour ('proper colours') and new behaviour ...
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Google Keep won't load properly in Firefox

Google Keep will not function for me anymore in Firefox. When I go to http://keep.google.com, as soon as the page finishes loading I get a little dialog that says You've been signed out. Please ...
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How to get YouTube comments working in Firefox without 3rd party cookies enabled and wihout enable cookies for google.com

I get logged out a few seconds after I logged in to google plus video the popup when you click comments. I am then logged in to YouTube without the G+ intergration. I use the self destruct cookie ...
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Flickr problems with zoom

I'm having a problem with zooming in on pictures in Flickr. When I open an image in Flickr (when I'm completely logged out) in IE or Firefox or Chrome, I can click on the image, and if the image size ...
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398 views

How to save a PDF which is directly viewed in Firefox into Google Drive?

I am looking for a possibility to directly save/send a PDF which is opened in Firefox into Google Drive. The solution should work without having the Google Drive client installed on the computer. Are ...
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217 views

How to use Delicious 2.3.4 Firefox plugin on Linux?

I have been happily using Delicious with Firefox for years but in the last time the plugin where I just hit CTRL+D to get a native window to add a bookmark and CTRL+B to browse my bookmarks doesn't ...
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370 views

Dropbox file preview does not work

I am using firefox on linux mint and when I try to preview .docx file on dropbox by clicking on it, it just tries to download and does not show a preview. Does this have to do with mimeTypes.rdf ...
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Control YouTube Video Speed Without Plugin

I am wondering if there is a way to control the speed on ANY video on YouTube without using a plugin.
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New replies to conversation threads not seen on long open tabs

I am not sure if this is just me, or if this is a wide spread issue and I am just not googling it right.. but I am facing this problem for a long time and I am not seeing any references to similar ...
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No SSH link with Internet Explorer

With Firefox You can clone with HTTPS, SSH, or Subversion With Internet Explorer You can clone with HTTPS, or Subversion Why is Internet Explorer missing the SSH link?
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vimperator is not compatible with firefox 18.0 [closed]

all. Today I find that vimperator(3.8) is not compatible with firefox 18.0. This makes me really upset. I've tried other add-ons like vimfx but I think vimperator is the best. Do you have any ...
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New Yahoo Mail interface unread messages not shown in bold

As you may have noticed Yahoo Mail's new interface is now a lot like Gmail. I like it, however the unread messages is not showing in bold font. There doesn't seem to be an option to change this in ...
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Google Chrome shows “Get @username's tweets emailed to you” and Mozilla doesn’t

Google Chrome shows Get @username's tweets emailed to you when we visit the URL https://twitter.com/username without logging. But this option is not shown in Mozilla Firefox. Is there a way to hide ...
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YouTube videos reload when I replay them? [duplicate]

When you start a video, there is a light grey bar which indicates the loading of the video. How come when I replay the video (by clicking the 'replay' button or by clicking somewhere random on the ...
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271 views

Why my Gmail goes partially unencrypted whenever I start writing a new message?

When I enter my Gmail account (Ubuntu precise, Firefox with a few addons—AdBlock, WOT, Ghostery, HTTPS Everywhere) the encryption of the page works normally (snapshot 1), and keeps on doing so until I ...
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632 views

Google Trends keeps coming up in Chinese

I'm having a problem with Google trends: it keeps coming up in what it looks like Chinese. I tried to eliminate several potential causes: Signed out of my Google account -> still in Chinese. ...
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Disable Google keyboard shortcuts

I'm currently using Firefox on Ubuntu 12.10 and disabled Google keyboard shortcuts, mainly because if I wasn't typing in the right box, I would suddenly be doing weird things to my inbox. But ...
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112 views

Rearranging the Google Bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change links of the Google bar? How do you rearrange the Google Bar in Firefox using CSS? I know there's an add-on (You Google Bar), but I'd prefer a CSS ...
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390 views

using Yahoo Messenger to send SMS

When using Yahoo Messenger to send SMS, I get: Sorry, but Yahoo! Messenger is currently unavailable. Please try again later. I receive this error message after step three below: To send SMS ...
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Updated to Firefox 16.0.2 - Trello not opening now

Both myself and a colleague updated our main browser (Firefox 16) to the latest version (16.0.2) this morning and now we can't access our Trello board - nor the Development or Help ones. Still works ...
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Amazon website not loading completely

For the last few months now, I've been having problems with the (German) Amazon website. One day, the website stopped loading correctly. Since that, my browser (Firefox as well as Internet Explorer) ...
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Facebook makes emoticons graphical — how to disable this behaviour?

Facebook started turning emoticons used in comments on status updates graphical: How do I turn off this behaviour? Preferably inside Facebook, but otherwise with a user-side script or user-side ...
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How did Firefox on the Linux side of my computer know my Facebook name had changed?

I have Windows 7 and Mint Linux on my computer. I had changed the e-mail address I use to log into Facebook (and I did this on Windows). The next time I logged into Linux it had the updated e-mail ...
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How can I read an updated book version on Amazon Cloud Reader using Firefox?

I got an email that an e-book I purchased from Amazon was updated. I logged on to Amazon, found the book in my Kindle library, and clicked the link to update the book. I figured out how to update the ...
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Can I re-arrange the links on the top of Google (products) pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change links of the Google bar? In Google products pages you will find some links on the top: (eg: Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive Calendar More) ...
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Why don't the markers show up in google maps when using Firefox?

I'm using Firefox 10.0.1 with no add-ons or extensions. A few months ago (possibly with a Firefox update?) the markers (the upside down teardrop shaped ones) stopped appearing in Google Maps. I can ...
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In Firefox, how to subscribe to RSS feed without “Reader vs Homepage” page? [closed]

Using Firefox 11, though I remember this being true in versions past, as well. Is there any way to tell Firefox to add RSS feeds to Google Reader specifically, rather than to just "Google", so I don't ...
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Twitter randomly fails to load in Chrome [closed]

I've been noticing over the last few weeks that when I try to load Twitter through Chrome, it will randomly decide to hang on trying to load the page, showing nothing but a blank white page, like the ...
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How can I get gmail to stop asking me this question on recovery email address being correct?

For the last few days, I am now suddenly getting the following alert in yellow at the top of my GMail session: Hey, this is important: If you ever lose access to your account, we can send password ...
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654 views

Getting a “The page isn't redirecting properly” when logging into Tumblr [closed]

Up until now (even earlier today) logging into Tumblr has worked perfectly. But I just tried to log in, and Firefox gave me this error: The page isn't redirecting properly Firefox has ...
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How does YouTube know my Google identity without my explicitly connecting?

I've found that recently when I visit YouTube, I am automatically logged in with my Google/Gmail Account. I don't like this at all. I do not want my video browsing history tied up with my Google ...
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Diigo functionality similar to SessionManager?

Does Diigo have anyway of managing browser session like the Firefox Session Manager Add-on, where you can group urls together (like you can in Diigo with tags), but also open all of them in the ...
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Earth View as default on Google Maps

I frequently use the Earth View (the one like in external Google Earth program) on maps.google.com as i find it more pleasant and quick rather then the laggy map and satellite views. However, every ...
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How to make Google search not redirect

When I click an entry in the Google search results, it first queries Google server and then redirect to the page. For example, search foobar gives: <a ...
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How to fix smilies in Gmail showing as “J”

Is there a way to fix smilies in received emails that looks like "J" in Gmail? Other mail clients (such as Outlook) changes ":)" to smile character in Wingdings font that is letter "J". Although, in ...
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Internet Bookmarks

In Firefox I have on the order of 10^3 bookmarks. I need a tool which provides the following features: Grouping (tagging / categorization - either is acceptable) Browser (prefer Firefox) integration ...