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How to make Firefox involve gtk settings at xdg-open action?

My xreader.dekstop file: #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Terminal=false Exec=xreader Name=xreader Comment=comment Icon=/usr/share/icons/Adwaita/32x32/apps/...
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How can I trigger Firefox memory cleanup from the terminal?

Does anyone know how to initiate the garbage collection and memory reduction in Firefox (about:memory > Free memory > GC/CC/Minimize memory usage) from the terminal? This browser is using way to ...
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Chromium recognizes headset mic only when pulseaudio is uninstalled

Running Debian Buster XFCE on Asus ImagineBook. Installed 4 days ago. Neither Firefox or Chromium recognises the plugged-in Headset Microphone. Pulse Audio sees it and hears it (I checked). I read ...
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What's Causing High CPU Use On GMail?

I've seen this on Opera, Vivaldi and Firefox. When a open a gmail page the cpu goes up and keeps there around 2min/3min. If I open my two email pages then it goes crazy... some time ago I left as ...
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Excessive Firefox CPU and RAM usage (+ choppy audio)?

I'm trying to use both Firefox Quantum 68.10.0 ESR 64-bit and TOR browser 9.5.1 (= based on said Firefox 68.10.0 ESR) on a Linux Mint Debian Edition 4 machine. What's with the resources squander of ...
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Open txt file with GVim from webpage link

I have a local web page with links to .txt files; I want Firefox to open the files with GVim, not in the browser window. How do I do this? In Firefox "Options" → "General" → "...
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How to prioritize firefox shortcuts over xfce key shortcuts

I would like to use the Firefox shortcuts for e.g. swap between tabs. But when I use CTRL+SHIFT+Pageup, then xfce will change window size. Is there any way to change the priority of shortcuts, so that ...
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debian 10 microphone not working on browser

In browsers like firefox, chromium, etc microphone not working, but in the conference app like zoom microphone works well, what to do to fix it?
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Prevent Firefox from stealing focus from i3 autostart config

I tried i3 no_focus and focus but it's not working for Firefox only. My i3 config: exec i3-msg workspace 1 no_focus [class="Firefox"] exec --no-startup-id i3-msg 'workspace 1; exec /usr/bin/...
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Can't click button of firefox when I run it within firejail + xephyr

I run firefox with the following command: firejail --x11=xephy firefox The command usually opens a firefox window (800x600) that fills the xephyr window (800x600). In this case, the following ...
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How to blacklist PulseAudio channels for Firefox (namely, Monitor of HDMI Output)?

When I try to do video chatting in Firefox (using Jitsi Meet) it apparently selects the first available Input Source as my microphone which is always invalid. The one selected is "Monitor of HDMI ...
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how to redirect a pending firefox download to a named pipe?

My router provides a live capture in an fancy web interface full of authentication and JS stuff. So if I capture the traffic firefox download a pcap file til I stop the job. I want to be able to see ...
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How can I scan/test/explore if my Firefox (profile) has been infected?

I use Debian and because of that the version in the reps is outdated, so I have Firefox Quantum that is fully unpacked in a folder where my non-root user has all permissions to read, write and execute....
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Firefox and Office Writer cut top margin; test page correct

Background: moving to a new LAN, ended up deleting and re-installing the network printer config, HP Deskjet 2630. This is xfce (Mint 19.1, or Xubuntu 18.04 if you prefer). Since then, when printing ...
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Rebinding/unbinding Ctrl-w on Firefox or Chromium

Is there a way to prevent Firefox or Chromium from capturing Ctrl+W and close the current tab? I want to pass the keypress on to the javascript application. I am asking because, as a user on Firefox ...
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Fonts of languages other than english not visible in firefox installed via snap

I am on Debian 10 (Buster) To get the latest version of firefox, I've installed it via snap. I am not able to read any language other than english. I have installed fonts-indic from debian ...
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Webcam not working in browser

Using LMDE4 on Aspire 5630-6091, with with 046d:0896 Logitech Orbicam (gspca_vc032x driver), the webcam works fine in softwares like cheese or guvcview. But it does not work when trying to use Firefox ...
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Single Window Screen Share in Browser

I'm using Arch Linux with X11, KDE Plasma and AMDGPU (RX590). I would like to share single application windows in Firefox/Chromium via WebRTC (for Jitsi, etc). My laptop (Thinkpad X220), which is ...
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Firefox gives me dbus error

When I run Firefox under Wayland I get, dbus[913]: arguments to dbus_message_new_method_call() were incorrect, assertion "_dbus_check_is_valid_path (path)" failed in file ../../../dbus/dbus-message.c ...
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Manually-installed Firefox works, but no audio is heard

I'm running Devuan GNU/Linux Beowulf. For various reasons, I've manually downloaded and installed a newer version of Firefox 76 (from here) and installed it under /opt. This works fine. However, when ...
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How to force kill program stuck while accessing IO (firefox)

I use firefox to display some files over an sshfs mountpoint... However, it happens that this mountpoint gets disconnected; if I inadvertantly reload a page, firefox will be forever stuck and cannot ...
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Kali Linux 2020.2: “server not found” web address error

I recently installed Kali Linux 2020.2 and after messing around with terminal found that while my Ethernet-based connection will allow me to ping Google, it won't connect to any web servers through ...
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How to setup Firefox and KeePassXC in a flatpak and get the KeePassXC-Browser add-on to work?

If KeePassXC is sandboxed in a Flatpak, browsers can only access it, if they are not sandboxed, i.e. installed as an deb/rpm package or similar on the host. Sandboxing both the browser, i.e. Firefox, ...
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open -a firefox opens 2 windows instead of 1

When I run $ open -a firefox 'https://google.com' Firefox opens 2 windows. One with the url provided (https://google.com) and one will be on the homepage. When I run the same command with Safari: $ ...
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Firefox resets zoom-level

I upgraded Firefox to 75.0 (on Ubuntu 18.04), and since I upgraded, Firefox resets the zoom level on most sites. When I go to a new site I use CTRL++ to set the zoom level. For years Firefox has ...
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Routing terminal traffic through firefox

Is it possible to route terminal's traffic through firefox? I have a browser vpn (extension) on firefox and want to route my terminal through that vpn. I am using Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS
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How to open separate named firefox instances with isolated settings?

What would be a convenient way to open Firefox in a separate, named instance which doesn't use my current preferences, whats the best way to do this?
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How to use Firefox Policies in NixOs / How to add config files to a Nix package?

I need to deploy my Firefox configured and with extensions in NixOS. I want to do that declaratively (in configuration.nix) and I do not want to use home-manager. Via user profile: Configuring ...
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Sign in to slack app through browser

I am a linux newbie and currently using Elementary OS (which I believe is basically Ubuntu 18.04 LTS). I have installed chromium, firefox and slack using snap store. Now, when I try to log in to slack ...
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Why is my flashplayer so slow on firefox deb?

I got Firefox on my Chromebooks Linux through the terminal, and got flash-player_npapi_linux.x86, but its really slow when I tried to play a game on it I enabled hardware acceleration through about:...
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Links try and fail to open in firefox, then open in chromium after killall firefox

Whenever I click a link in some GUI applications, such as signal or slack, either nothing happens, or I just see the screen flash (the screen also flashes when I start firefox normally). This happens ...
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Firefox notification popup timeout

I am using Firefox 68.4 as a client for chat (Mattermost). When a message is received, a short notification popup appears. It only stays for few seconds and then disappears. Where is this timeout ...
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How to refresh a gtk gui?

After changing Xft.dpi: 96 to Xft.dpi: 192 in ~/.Xresources I run xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources to enjoy a readable font size in Firefox on a 4K Monitor. However, I must kill and restart Firefox to do so. ...
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Bizarre connectivity issue

I just got the most bizarre connectivity issue. WiFi connects and also cable. I can ping and even connect to a VPM (forticlient), but the browser can't reach any page. It throws "server not found" ...
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PNG file of Vega plot cannot be saved on RedHat 6

I am using Altair to generate Vega plot, and it is running on Red Hat 6 and the plot failed to be saved as a PNG file. The Firefox couldn't be launched in headless mode, maybe due to the lack of GTK3....
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Icecat audio/video problems

I seem to be experiencing some problems with audio/video in Icecat (security-focused derivative of Firefox) , for example when trying to play You Tube videos. Frequently, I start playing a video and ...
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Firefox extension to open link in Chrome

I am looking for simple solution to add Open in Chrome to Firefox menu, similar to the, already existing, open in new window. I am using Firefox 68.4 on Debian Buster. I found some extensions in the ...
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Why are there screenshots taken automatically?

I used to have Linux mint installed on a USB stick for some time because my laptop's HDD broke (2013). The stick stopped working and after trying again 7 years later it suddenly worked. No data was on ...
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google chrome does not want to open and cannot uninstall it completely

I found an update for chrome and I updated the system, and the next time I restarted chrome it did not want to open. Nothing was updated except chrome. When I opened chrome from the terminal nothing ...
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firefox bypasses dnsmasq

Appears that Firefox does not use system's dnsmasq for dns resolution. Chrome on the other hand does. System's dnsmasq process is caching results, so it's easy to verify: dig example.com - takes X ...
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Firefox browser not properly opening from terminal

I want to open firefox browser from terminal so I typed firefox in terminal. However, I received the following messages and nothing would happen. Failed to open connection to "session" message bus: ...
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Firejail in firefox

Hi I want to implement Firefox using firejail in private mode. I would also like to add user agent switcher extension to it. However the extension gets removed once I close the sandbox. How can I keep ...
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Firefox download file and copy to clipboard

For academic research I work with Firefox and many sites have the option to export entries as Bibtex files which opens a download dialog. I'm looking for a way to directly copy those files to the ...
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How to make fixed size window in privacy.resistfingerprinting (Firefox)

In Firefox, I use privacy.resistfingerprinting = true. How can I set the window size (1024x768 or 1366x768 or another) that I need? So that I open the browser and the window size matches the ...
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Block Firefox flash drive access (Debian 10)

I want to protect my data on a flash drive (e.g. /dev/sdb1) so that they cannot be stolen through a possible vulnerability in Firefox. How to make only one application have the ability to read or ...
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Opening any webpage from terminal using the web browser of choice

I have a very simple question. I usually launch my web browser from the terminal using e.g. firefox & I would like to know if I can also launch it to a specific website like google.com. Even ...
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How to apply JoyPixels to Firefox browser?

How can I apply JoyPixels to Firefox browser? As you can see some emojis in Firefox are black and white, while others are colored. The link is this.
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AppArmor blocking firefox on Linux Mint 18.3

Using aa-genprof, I've attempted to generate a profile for Firefox, but AppArmor keeps blocking access to a connect capability when Firefox attempts to start, which throws an error : Failed to ...
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Firefox additional searchbar

A colleague of mine (who is not with us anymore) used to have some kind of additional software installed where he could press a keykombination and bring up a small searchbar at the bottom of the ...
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How is the best way to debug an AppArmor syntax error?

Recently I upgraded Debian, from Stretch (v9x) to Buster (v10.2). Now in Thunderbird (package v68.3.0) when I click a link in an email, my browser (FireFox, v71.0, downloaded, i.e. not packaged) ...

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