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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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Adding a keyword shortcut for Google Maps on Firefox

I tried to add a keyboard shortcut for searching Google Bookmarks using the option in the right click menu, but when I try to use it, only a blank search box appears. How can I make this work?
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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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Pearltrees doesn't work in Firefox, but works in Chrome

In Firefox, if it's the first time I visit Pearltrees, the Pearltrees progress bar goes until the end, then it stays a fully loaded bar and nothing else happens. If it's not, the Pearltrees progress ...
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How to search Twitter for tweets citing a blog post, correcting for URL shorteners?

Say I want to find all tweets that link to a particular blog post, such as this one, and considering that most tweets would actually use URL shorteners, is there a way to find those tweets, taking ...
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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 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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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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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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Stumbleupon favorites in bookmarks

I use StumbleUpon a lot, but with the update to Firefox 4, the bookmarks folder with all the stuff I favorited is gone. I now have to go to their site to view my old favorites. Anyone have any idea ...
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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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Webapps on the desktop - options for [closed]

I've been playing around with Mozilla Prism to bring a WebApp to my desktop, it works pretty well but I was wondering what alternatives there are? Edit for clarification: I am using Windows 7 and ...
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Gmail Unread Messages Favicons

How can you get Gmail to show the number of unread messages in the favicon? Specifically, are there any plugins for Chrome that allow me to do it with both regular Gmail and Google Apps? I've used ...
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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 ...
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Gmail “standard view” is not working in Firefox 3.6.10, even JavaScript is on and I've cleared the cache

Gmail "standard view" is not working in Firefox 3.6.10, even JavaScript is on and I've cleared the cache, and restarted. I get the following message. JavaScript must be enabled in order for ...
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Is there any new information on the YouTube HTML5 video format?

I remember somewhat recently that YouTube was using the H.264 codec for their videos in HTML5 format. This is a proprietary format, and Firefox is open source, so they only support Theora and Ogg ...
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How can I get Firefox to remember passwords for banking sites?

I wish for Firefox v4 to ask to remember passwords on Windows 7 for many banking sites that somehow cause this feature to be suppressed. Is there a way in Firefox or a plug-in that will allow these ...
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A clear understanding about Mozilla Firefox web applications

I have seen lately a concept of installing open web applications in Firefox and Google Chrome just like extensions here . While the site says it as a installable websites. It looks very similar to ...
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Mobile version of GMail on desktop firefox

it would be useful to be able to check the mobile version of Gmail when my internet speed gets capped. I tried switching my user agent to Iphone 3, but this didn't display properly (appeared in a tiny ...
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Specific Japanese/Foreign Language text not rendering in modern desktop browser(s)

I've recently come across an issue where some Japanese text on certain web pages won't render properly no matter what I do. I've tested many browsers, changed character encoding and even gone as far ...
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Do not show email address in google start page

My start page in firefox is always google, and as I use my account, everybody can always see my google email address, which I do not want to show. Is it there an option for not showing it when you are ...
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Filter/hide online news that match criteria [closed]

I read the news through some of the most important online newspapers. I am tired of reading always some of the most boring (for me) news that include always the same words; "football", "crisis", ...
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Google bookmarks, delicious, and chrome sync

I'm not certain if I should ask this here or on SuperUser. Since Chrome OS is (mostly) all in the cloud, here goes... I heard this morning that Yahoo is shutting down delicious. (Edit: This may not ...
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Fix formatting issue with Gmail on Firefox

On two computers now, I have a strange recurring visual formatting bug when accessing Gmail using Firefox. One email, usually towards the bottom of the page, has a blue block over the date. I have ...
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Google Docs brings Firefox to a grinding halt

I've found recently that when I open a not-too-large* spreadsheet in Google Docs, within about 5 minutes of leaving it in a background tab, Firefox starts hogging 100% processor time. Closing the main ...