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Setting default nice value for a program on linux

Strange as it seems, I can't find information how I can set a default nice value for a program (not for a user or a group!). I would like to start all chrome and firefox instances with a nice value of ...
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Is Arbitrary code execution vulnerability in Firefox a myth? [closed]

Have you ever seen a live demo of one of those critical vulnerabilities that Firefox publishes? Is it possible to run a program (i.e. Notepad) or download/install a new one, without user intervention, ...
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firefox vs chrome behave different 301 redirect

I have this nginx config: worker_processes 1; error_log /home/paolino/error.log notice; events {worker_connections 1024;} http { include mime.types; default_type ...
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The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate is unknown. (Error code: sec_error_unknown_issuer) Firefox

A website wants to switch an SSL certificate from Network Solutions to Gandi. Everything seemed to be installed correctly except that there is an error being thrown in Firefox only. On Chrome and IE, ...
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HEAD requests from Linux/Ubuntu boxes

I don't know if this falls under server fault. We have HEAD requests disabled on our server. But we see thousands of HEAD requests, always with the same user agent. 'X11; Linux x86_64 chrome. It ...
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Long Apache Wait times

Thanks for reading my question. I've been having a strange problem with Apache 2.4 on my dedicated Windows Server 2008 machine (8 gigs of RAM, Intel Xeon E3-1220 3.1GHz, 1 gig link). For some reason ...
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SELinux: cannot confine Firefox process to mozilla_t domain

My goal is to execute Firefox in the mozilla_t domain instead of unconfined_t. The machine runs Fedora 20 with SELinux in enforcing mode. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get this right. No matter ...
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Firefox, Chrome - can't start https google services

I'm using MIKROTIK as proxy, but using Firefox or Chrome I have following problems: https google can't show almost any of pictures found https gmail stuck on progress bar before mailbox is loaded ...
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Setting Access-Control-Allow-Origin on Cloudfront

I am having problems serving static assets to Firefox using AWS Cloudfront. Chrome works perfect, but Firefox is returning a CORS error. If I execute curl , I get: HTTP/1.1 200 OK Content-Type: ...
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Firefox throws error for WWW in-url despite redirects

I recently installed SSL on a website and set it up so that http(s)://www.my-url.com redirects to https://my-url.com . I confirmed that this is working in Chrome. Unfortunately, if a Firefox visitor ...
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How do I set up FSyncMS on NGinx?

I'm trying to set up FSyncMS (a minimal php weave/sync1.1 server in php) on a server. I've gotten as far as setting up the back-end but I'm running into the problem that I can't find a way to properly ...
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Selenium in virtual machine is slower than desktop

I've set up a kvm virtual machine, CentOS 6 on both guest and host. I'm using selenium on the guest in order to test a web site. However, it loads significantly slower than trying to hit the web site ...
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Apache2 Cross-Origin Request Blocked while headers are set

My website uses CDN and while everything is fine on Chrome in Firefox I'm getting the following error: Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at ...
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The OCSP response is not yet valid (contains a date in the future)

I'm getting this error when opening the site. Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to http://practiceti.me The OCSP response is not yet valid (contains a date in the ...
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CORS Fails on CloudFront Distribution with Nginx Origin

I have a CloudFront distribution set up with an Nginx server as the origin (a Media Temple DV server, to be specific). I enabled the Access-Control-Allow-Origin: * header so fonts will work in ...
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Firefox instance started by selenium occasionally becomes unresponsive

I'm running a web application under Tomcat 7, Ubuntu 14.04 that starts an instance of Firefox (currently version 29) using the Java Selenium driver to take screenshots of simple locally defined web ...
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Selenium RC 2.4 gets stuck at launching Firefox 29 on Ubuntu 12.04 System

I am trying to setup Hudson to run automated selenium tests using a "headless" Firefox. The process gets triggered by using the following command: xvfb-run --server-args="-screen 2 1024x768x24" java ...
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NGINX - CORS error affecting only Firefox

this is an issue with Nginx that affects only firefox. I have this config: http://pastebin.com/q6Yeqxv9 upstream connect { server 127.0.0.1:8080; } server { server_name ...
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DNS Server Failure

I think I have an odd DNS situation on my hands. We have two Windows Server 2008R2 DNS servers that all of our campus machines use. We are unable to get to the site cdbaby.com in any web browser. We ...
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How do I whitelist Firefox installations from my Cryptolocker SRP GPO?

I've a GPO setup to try and prevent Cryptolocker from infecting systems in our environment. The below software restrictions are in place: %AppData%\*.exe %AppData%\*\*.exe ...
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Permalink for latest version of browsers? [closed]

We use a deployment tool when we image new systems and up to now we have always downloaded the latest versions of Firefox, Flash, Acrobat, etc, saved them on a server and then pointed to them during ...
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GPO to set firefox proxy

CONTEXT I have recently assigned to restructure a corporate network that contains about 100 client computers. There is an active directory domain (2003 functional level) for the whole network. The ...
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Connecting to Internet using another system's proxy in same network [closed]

I don't know exactly I can do this or not, this is my scenario : There are two computers on a same network, one with windows8 and me ( CentOS ) . The one with windows8 is using proxy to connect to ...
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Prevent a manual install of firefox to autoupdate like in Linux distros

I have a manual install of Firefox, and I would like it to prevent to autoupdate (my need is to stick some Selenium version). When Firefox is packaged in Linux distro, this feature is deactivated. ...
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Disable File Browsing Chrome/Firefox

Want to publish Firefox or Chrome in a XenApp/RDS environment. However, I can't find any central way to disable file browsing (ie. type c:\ in address bar). In fact, I can't find any great way in ...
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Error Code 11004: Host not found from Firefox (but works on IE7 and Chrome)

I have a custom localhost, let´s say beta_localhost. The DNS is configured and I can access it without problem from Chrome and from IE7. It get this error from Firefox: Error Code 11004: Host not ...
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Why is Firefox 23 showing Untrusted Connection errors?

We recently went from a standard SSL certificate to a wildcard one. We use RapidSSL for our certificates. As of Firefox 23 we are getting the following untrusted connection error: ...
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Can't reach server without proxy (website down from my home)

I have a website hosted on Hostinger However I am experiencing problems with my wordpress site. This is really annoying. If I understood the situation right, The server is blocking me or denying ...
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Company Wide Windows Auth with Chrome and Firefox

I know that we can allow Firefox to allow passing through of Windows credentials by editing the following about:config settings --If using Kerberos-- network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris ...
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Can download with Firefox, can't download with curl (NTLM authentication) [on hold]

I want to download a file from a SharePoint server (url). I manage to download it using Firefox. I can't manage to download it using curl. Sounds surprising, but the same URL works on Firefox, fails ...
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Hosts file doesn't work with .com host names

My /etc/hosts file is configured as following: 127.0.0.1 localhost mysitea.local mysiteb.com www.mysiteb.com www.mysitea.local And I have my Apache virtual hosts setup accordingly: ...
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Completely disable “this plugin is vulnerable and should be updated” page in Firefox 18.0.2

I'm running Firefox 18.0.2 on some thin clients with Windows 7 Embedded - basically locked down web kiosks for customer use. The clients are write protected and all updates are disabled, but once ...
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Server-side print to PDF of HTML file in /tmp?

I'm working on a project where we need consistent printing of certain pages, and PDFs are made for that. The customers also like to have some local copies, so this would be a two-fold win. Things get ...
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Most efficient way to handle Firefox updates in computer labs with DeepFreeze?

I will soon be taking over responsibility for managing the software on all student computer lab machines at the university where I work. Firefox updates have tended to prove particularly irritating ...
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Why might a standard browser send hundreds of concurrent requests?

One of my organization's web servers (Ubuntu with Apache & PHP) recently got knocked out of service by a sudden burst of 400ish repeated requests in 20 seconds from a logged-in user. It looks ...
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Force proxy settings (Solaris\Linux)

I have tried the following from the command line in solaris: DATE TIME user@host> bash bash-3.2$ export http_proxy=http://localhost:8080/ bash-3.2$ echo $http_proxy http://localhost:8080/ ...
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How do I enable XRandR in Xvfb or disable it in firefox when running firefox headless?

I am trying to start firefox headless. The following is the beginning of the shell script that starts it: #!/bin/sh Xvfb :99 >/dev/null 2>&1 & XVFB=$! sleep 3 firefox --display=:99 ...
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Remote home, two desktops at the same time: firefox and thunderbird can't be run on both

We're using Ubuntu desktops with remote homes mounted via NFS. It's working ok overall, but we're facing a problem now with thunderbird and firefox. Some users have two identical desktops running at ...
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Firefox proxy authentication with Kerberos: one service ticket per connection (Linux)

I am trying to enable proxy authentication via Kerberos for Firefox. The setup is: Active Directory domain (for LDAP and Kerberos; this works and I can log in the computer and get Kerberos tickets ...
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Enforce “click-to-play” in Chrome and Firefox domain-wide?

Is there any way to enforce the newish "Click-to-Play" setting for plugins (Java especially) for a domain of Windows systems? I know I can go around to each of my 100 different users and set their ...
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Exception while running Selenium on AWS EC2 instance

I am facing this exception when I run a Selenium test case using the Firefox driver on the AWS EC2 instance which is the headless server. I installed Firefox and all the necessary changes for it ...
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Disable Full-Screen Browsing in Firefox - for eternity

We have moved from Internet Explorer (my internal codename Exploder) to Firefox within our company. For some reason, with relative frequency, I get the very informative call from a user, "I can't see ...
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Locking Preferences in Mozilla

For security reasons, we need to "lock" some of the preferences in Mozilla Firefox. We are running Windows XP and the latest version of Mozilla version 14.0.1. In particular some of the security ...
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FirePHP on Apache2 cause 502 error

I've got a problem with FirePHP. FirePHP doesn't work anymore on my Server (Debian 6 Squeeze with Apache2). When I am loading my site in my Firefox with FirePHP enabled, I receive an 502 error and an ...
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Firefox automation script

Some terminals need to be able to automaticaly start Mozilla (or another browser if more convenient) and visit a prespecified page. How is it possible to write a script that runs localy and when ...
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Firefox ESR: Permissions

I have recently setup a development 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Host Server to test Firefox ESR 10.0.3. I can set the options to not check for updates and that works correctly. However a standard user ...
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Firefox not using Kerberos despite being configured to

I am deploying Linux/Firefox on a corporate Kerberos network. I followed this Kerberos-on-Firefox procedure but still Firefox does not connect via the company's Kerberos. I am using Firefox 3.0.18 ...
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Deploy internal CA to linux clients

I have a large number of workstations that run RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. I'd like to deploy our new internal CA (Active Directory) to these machines. I can manually import the certificate ...
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How to restrict access to firefox in Ubuntu 10.[04|10]

I have an Ubuntu desktop set up in a retail environment. I would like to restrict access to firefox. So that users must type in a password to run it. I tried changing permissions on the binary so that ...
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Running Selenium RC Headless via init script: Can not start firefox

I am trying to start selenium and the headless Xvfb X server using a init script and the daemon tool. But when I start my environment using this method, Firefox fails to launch. It looks like it can ...