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open files without download them in Firefox

Make true the variable browser.download.start_downloads_in_tmp_dir (accessed from about:config). Credit is due to an answer provided by a user named xanthonin the discussion forum http://forums....
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Browsers redirect from local "index.html"-file to "file:///"-root

Your first problem, as we covered in the comments, is that the main index.html contains some embedded Javascript that forces a redirect to /. This makes sense for a website, where something like http:/...
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How to open 'About Mozilla Firefox' (update) window with one command

There is no specific Firefox option or URL to open that specific window that I am aware of but you can automate key strokes to open that window using: xdotool search --onlyvisible --class firefox ...
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How to setup Firefox and KeePassXC in a flatpak and get the KeePassXC-Browser add-on to work?

rugk's answer is on the right track, but I had to change a few things to get it to work with keepassxc 2.7.1 on Ubuntu 22.04: the repo is outdated, use https://github.com/varjolintu/keepassxc-proxy-...
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XFCE locks the screen while watching videos on Firefox

If that's all you did make install most likely installed the resulting files into /usr/local, so your old version is intact and most likely still used and running. How you can fix it either by: ...
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How to make Mozilla Firefox to follow the Freedesktop XDG specification?

I am not necessarily sure it answers your question, but waterfox supports XDG. Waterfox is a fork of firefox, here are more details: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterfox
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Command for forcing a pointer ungrab (captured mouse release)

This may be like killing a fly with a hammer, but my desperate solution was to just use htop to locate and kill the program that locked up my mouse pointer. Sorry, after writing this, I noticed your ...
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Cannot open firefox on Arch Linux

You likely want to install a desktop environment which makes use of a ‘display manager’. Without said display manager you will have no DISPLAY environment value and so GUI programs won’t really have ...
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Firefox and Xorg without Window Manager

I have this exact same system. I put exec firefox in ~/.xinitrc. Firefox flickered the menus for a while, but then the right click menus and the rest fell into place magically after opening a Google ...
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How to make Mozilla Firefox to follow the Freedesktop XDG specification?

You've got two options You can either patch the sources and compile Or put this directory anywhere you want and symlink to it, e.g. mkdir ~/.config/mozilla ln -s ~/.config/mozilla ~/.mozilla There'...
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open files without download them in Firefox

Go to Preferences and change the default download location to /tmp. Then change the option to "Ask where to download each file" (I'm not sure of exact English name of the option, as I'm ...
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