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In firefox, Tools > Flashgot > More options > tab General > first field; Change it back to wget.


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I have much better experience in using an ssh tunnel to route traffic through another machine. It's very easy to set up since you have ssh access anyway. In a terminal on your computer, type ssh -vv -ND 8080 user@yourserver Keep this window open and watch it delivering some verbose messages about the data flowing through the tunnel. In firefox, go to ...


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Firefox so slow over SSH because newer builds of firefox allow multiple instances.If you have bandwidth problems, use a light browser like dillo and you willl not even notice the connection speed.


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Another thing that will improve your browsing over ssh is to enable pipelining in Firefox. Open about:config and change network.http.pipelining to true.


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One of the biggest issues when launching some X-client remotely is the X-protocol, not so much the ssh overhead! The X-protocol requires a lot of ping-pong'ing between the client and the server which absolutely kills performance in the case of remote applications. Try something like "x2go" (which also goes over ssh with default setups) in you will notice ...


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The default ssh settings make for a pretty slow connection. Try the following instead: ssh -YC4c arcfour,blowfish-cbc user@hostname firefox -no-remote The options used are: -Y Enables trusted X11 forwarding. Trusted X11 forwardings are not subjected to the X11 SECURITY extension controls. -C Requests compression of all data ...


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The three required files are cert8.db, key3.db, signons.sqlite. If they are all in a given folder, one can the use: nss-passwords -d /media/9EKE-GTE7/ stackexchange


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Firefox profiles are not designed for simultaneous access from many Firefox instances. Be sure to only run Firefox once for every user with home folder published on the network. Actually Firefox usually warns about profile being in use, but it depends on Nfs settings. Another option is to make Firefox use local profile storage.


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Do you have access to the old machine? If yes, you can export all of bookmarks as json file and import them. Even you can install import/export cookie extension on old machine to export your all cookies. But new machine: It has 2 states : You need to new data on new machine. You don't need data on new machine If you're in second state, you can: rm ...


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Follow the instructions in /usr/ports/UPDATING from 20140307: 20140307: AFFECTS: users of devel/py-setuptools dependent ports AUTHOR: sunpoet@FreeBSD.org [...] Please rebuild all ports that depend on devel/py-setuptools and use devel/py-setuptools{27,32,33} instead. XX represents python version (27, 32 or 33) in the following steps. pkgng ...


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I read the fine manual, and the following worked for me: thufir@doge:~$ thufir@doge:~$ firefox -new-window http://www.example.com/ (process:4094): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed thufir@doge:~$ there's also new-tab if that works better for you. man firefox was useful.


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Add a & character to the end of your command, this will free the terminal after the command executes. So you'd use firefox https://anylink.com &


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You can use /etc/apt/preferences to specify which versions you want on a per-package basis. To have the latest iceweasel version, use (at your own risk) the following configuration files: /etc/apt/preferences Package: iceweasel Pin: release a=experimental Pin-Priority: 1000 Package: * Pin: release a=testing Pin-Priority: 500 Package: * Pin: release ...


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As far as I or anyone here or in newsgroup linux.debian.user know there is no such package in the Debian Wheezy repositories.


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You can use some tool which can get window id associated with PID, and wait until that window is created. The process id of previously started program is available in $! variable. As an example - using wmctrl one can get list of all windows and check if any of them is started by given PID: $ wmctrl -lp 0x00e00003 -1 397 jjmach sawfishpager 0x01200003 6 ...


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start a listening netcat in the background call firefox to connect it wait it with a wait bash builtin. finally kill everything nc -l 64738 & firefox http://127.0.0.1:64738 & wait <...yet to be solved that only the nc should be waited for...> killall firefox <..yet to be solved to not kill your girlfriends browser>


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This is kind of hacky and unscriptable, but might get you what you're looking for. Firefox can run javascript via command line like so: firefox "javascript:alert(Date.now())" That will open Firefox and run javascript to pop up a message box containing the number of milliseconds in epoch time. You can get the number of milliseconds elapsed in epoch time ...



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