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Suspicious email in Gmail: How to safely see its original source/headers without opening the email?

In my Gmail inbox, I often see emails whose sender+title+intro is so well-targeted that I can't really tell whether it is a legitimate question/information or a phishing attempt. I could open the ...
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I'm looking for a browser (a ffx fork perhaps ?) which store tabs data on hd, not in ram ! (Yeah I know weird..)

First of thank you for reading my (very first) question on su. So I have a very specific need, and I can't find an existing solution (because it's so specific lol - also because my usage is weird, and ...
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How to group and manage tabs per project (or other context) in Firefox and Chrome?

I can't find a plugin/extension to group relevant tabs together to a context, e.g. project. This means, that I want to switch the project and only the assigned tabs to this project should be opened. ...
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Pocket - see related tags

I'm using Pocket Firefox extension to save bookmarks. In the times of del.icio.us there was a functionality to see a related tags to a given tag, that means when you select a bookmark with certain tag ...
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Sync / merge Firefox bookmarks with skipping duplicates html/json (open-source)

I want a tool to merge bookmarks (bookmarks files as stored in FF profile) from two places (PCs) from time to time, in automated way, having Linux terminal / CLI option (I don't want to select files ...
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Firefox add-on to automatically add a time stamp to all saved images

Is there a Firefox add-on that would let me automatically add a time stamp to all saved images so there will not be collisions between two different files with the same name? Context: Many images on ...
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Utility to list all external references of an entire web site

I would like to analyze an entire web site to see what external resources are referenced. In other words I need to know what external content is loaded without the user noticing, like google fonts, ...
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Bypass Google's "Personalization settings & cookies" (consent.google.com) page, setting everything to off

Google recently introduced the "Personalization settings & cookies" page when you visit it for the "first" time, e.g. when you browse to https://www.google.com/ you get and if ...
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Firefox: louder highlighting of misspelling

Input fields in Firefox provide a spell check feature similar to word processors. Misspelled words are underlined with a red, squiggly line. Is there a way to change the style of that to, for instance,...
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Is there any software that allows to open some desktop applications in(as) browser tabs?

I use the browser as a task/data aggregator and prefer tabs to bookmarks. Usually, I open a tab, work with it, discard it (or entire session), then open it again in the same state as I left it. ...
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How do I prevent sites from changing the text when copying?

Some sites change the text when copying it: add their own link, change the part of the Cyrillic alphabet to the Latin alphabet. I know the Copy Plain Text extension but it won't work, since it can't ...
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PDF viewer with "n pages" in the screen and horizontal scrolling one page at the time

I want to read clearly the pages of pdf files on my windows 10 computer. I thought about buying a curved 32" monitor, with high enough resolution, like QHD or 4K. Then I thought about placing ...
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A Firefox addon to suspend inactive tabs to disk which does not require the tab to be reloaded by swapping from RAM to disk (to reduce memory use)

Is there a Firefox addon (or anything built into Firefox) that allows suspending inactive tabs which does not require the tabs to be reloaded when restoring/resuming them? I think this could be ...
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Is there a Firefox addon that allows creating new tabs containing only text (like todos) via the address bar without causing any Internet calls?

I'd like to create Firefox tabs that only contain text but no website by entering the text directly into the address bar. Is there a way to have this type of tab? This would be similar to entering ...
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Is there an offline password manager addon for Opera/Chrome/Firefox, with master password?

The built-in Opera password manager has no master password :( Search here with "password manager" and you will get 180+ results! :o https://addons.opera.com/en/search/?query=password+manager ...
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Firefox bookmark toolbar custom folder icons?

Is there an extension for current version of Firefox that enables you to change the icons of the folders in the bookmark toolbar? So far I've not found any, so I'm stuck with Waterfox Classic since it ...
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Firefox extension to make exceptions for showing images in Firefox?

I know how to use about:config to block showing images in Firefox; but, for some websites, I need images to be shown; what Firefox extension will allow me to make these exceptions?
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Firefox extension to hide some elements permanently

This extension already existed with a name element hiding helper. But it's not supported by my version of the browser. I have found lizard. It's great, but I would like to hide (remove) some elements ...
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Watch URL changes in Firefox

I'm looking for Firefox extension that is able to watch for changes on a particular webpage, similar to command line application urlwatch. It should be able to watch large number of webpages (not ...
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Is there a dark mode browser extension that works in an opt-in way?

Is there a dark mode browser extension that you can activate only in specific websites that are very hard to read without dark mode themes that they refuse to have? Most dark mode extensions seem to ...
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Separating work and personal tabs in Firefox

I am using my laptop for working and personal usage. I use usually many tabs for in my work and i keep using them for several days. Everyday in the afternoon when i want to use my laptop for personal ...
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Firefox extension to open JavaScript links in distinct tabs

Please recommend a Firefox extension that will force JavaScript links on a user-defined site to open in separate new tabs. More detail: A web site (not public-facing, sorry) loads links via JavaScript....
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Offline HTTPS test?

Clients cannot connect with webbrowser since they just get: SSL_ERROR_HANDSHAKE_FAILURE_ALERT but we cannot figure out, what is the issue with the HTTPS cert. Since the HTTPS site is internal, not ...
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Extension to offer link to The Wayback Machine?

Suppose I click any linked resource and I end up with this: ... or this: ... but to me as a user it's obvious that this resource may have once existed, I'd like an extension that changes the above ...
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Firefox extension to auto-load ALL Youtube comments

Is there a Firefox add-on that will automatically load ALL Youtube comments on the page? There are many addon-ons that will hide the comments, but I am looking for opposite, i.e. load all the ...
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Firefox addon to force paragraph word-wrapping on both desktop and Android

Readability is not the answer to this question as indicated in the graphic below. Only on Firefox, running both in the desktop and Android versions, I would like to find an add-on (or other ...
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How to open Firefox container links in "No Container" - Automatically

This is a question for those familiar with the two Firefox add-ons: Multi-Account Containers and Temporary Containers. Normally if you open a page in a container, and click a link on the page, it ...
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App to download all links on a page

There's a webpage with download links. I need to download all the files listed on it - there are hundreds. Is there an open source app or browser add-on that can do this?
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Tree-style-tab that hierarchically orders tabs by domain

The Tree style tab Firefox add-on creates a sidebar where tabs are shown in a tree, typically based on how they have opened. A feature request to order them by domain was rejected with the commentary ...
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command-line jslint like program

I know about jslint, but it has a web interface. I am a 60 years old geek using Linux since 1993 (and have developed the GCC MELT tool, with Bismon wanting to be some successor) For the Bismon ...
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Firefox or Chrome extension that clicks on webpage links with the keyboard (no mouse involved)

I like to use a Firefox extension called Vimium. Basically, it's a way of controlling the browser with the keyboard while mimicking vim shortcuts. However, there's one functionality on it that is not ...
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Looking for a Firefox extension to block nuisance in-page overlay popups

I'd search for this in the Firefox extension list myself if I knew what "nuisance in-page overlay popups" are formally known as. Usually they darken or blur the rest of the web page behind them and ...
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Browser addon for copying text blocks from a file to multiple inputs

I need to enter multiple bank account numbers in raw text to multiple inputs in a bank website. For example, I've got one account number in a file, following this format: xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx And I'...
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Firefox extension to handle too many tabs open on Android

I have a habit of leaving tabs open for 'reading later' on my mobile. This is a bad habit, since it now means I have 100+ tabs open. The problem is that the tab view in Firefox for Android truncates ...
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screenshot tool for extremely long pages firefox and chrome

Is there a screenshot tool that works without bugs for extremely long pages with firefox and chrome. Preferably external (software) or internal (add-on) ? I haven't found yet an add-on that works. I ...
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Hidding but using saved passwords in web browser - Use saved passwords in browser without seeing them

I have one problem regarding managing passwords in web browsers. When I save some passwords in Chrome, Mozzila etc, any user can see saved passwords. I want to have saved passwords, which users can ...
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Browser addon to save options of a website's search page

I used Scrapbook for many years—and still Use it on an older Mac running an older version of Firefox. As of mid-2019, is there an alternative? For me, the key feature of Scrapbook is/was the ability ...
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Software to be able to insert text templates into current window

Here's my scenario: I'm a forum admin and people ask the same questions over and over again, and I want to answer them with a boilerplate post that says something like: This is a common question ...
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Tool to convert large Mozilla LZ4 files to plain text?

TL;DR: I am seeking for software to turn Mozilla's headacheful LZ4 garbage into usable plain text. There is already a scrounger for Mozilla LZ4, which even is supposed to work offline when saving the ...
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password manager addon for firefox by SITE not by domain

We have many sites in our network with many different passwords for each site, unfortunately firefox,chrome,edge, all of them keep a single password no matter what the site is as long as the domain is ...
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realtime POST interceptor and sender based on filters

I'm looking for a way to intercept a POST method to a website and change it's content based on rules. Given example: A website is sending a data along with temporary unique identifier. I want to edit ...
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Chrome or Firefox Add On / Extension for editing CSS number values with buttons or scroll wheel

I know that there are a lot of addons for browsers available which let you edit the CSS. Even the stock Inspector lets you do that. What I am looking for is a way to edit the CSS values in the ...
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Since, the latest firefox does not have firebug, which version of firefox should i use for firebug? [closed]

The latest version of firefox does not have firebug, how can i use firebug even if i have to use older version?
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Firefox extension to always open a link in the same tab

Please recommend a Firefox Web Extension that allows the user to always open a link in the same tab. I'm open to any way for it to be enabled. The functionality can be "always on", meaning it ...
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Firefox extension to automatically and globally cleanup all Google redirects

Starting roughly 1-2 years ago, Google made this annoying update where they make every link across all of their products a tracking redirect. These links are largely broken in my browser. Clicking ...
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Is there a Firefox Add-on that lets you copy and paste Latex from websites?

Some websites like Wikipedia don't let me copy and paste the Latex.
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New tab graphic design inspiration for Firefox

I'm looking for an extension that would give me graphic design inspiration in each new tab. (It could be one design, it could be several -- that doesn't matter to me much. But it should be current.) ...
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Firefox 64 removed support for rendering RSS. Can you recommend an alternative for my usage?

I use Firefox on Linux, and a Sansa MP3 player to listen to podcasts. I use the Firefox bookmark sidebar, because it provides a very visually clean way to keep track of my unread podcasts. I move my ...
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Convert relative dates in web sites to absolute dates by reading hover property

Relative dates are one of the worst examples of overengineering we find nowadays: makes it more difficult to know the exact date (which month? which day of week? which time of day?), to know which ...
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Firefox Quantum multiple Monitor Fullscreen

Is there a software (add-on, standalone, script, whatever) to put the current Firefox (Quantum I think) into fullscreen on a desktop stretched across multiple monitors? It must run on a 2x2 Kiosk mode ...
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