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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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FirefoxADM not applying settings - Using Group Policy

I've followed the deployment instructions on: http://homepages.ed.ac.uk/mcs/FirefoxADM/ADM_Deploy.pdf I've applied some settings to a GPO: However, When I do GPUPDATE, log out, log back in, nothing ...
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How to deploy new CA certificate to Firefox installs

Is there a way do deploy remotely new CA certificates to Firefox installs? In other words, has anything changed since this question was answered Installing a CA certificate on multiple Windows ...
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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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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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How do I trace and troubleshoot recvfrom resource temporarily unavailable errors on an NFS Fat Client?

I'm running a few dozen Debian Wheezy diskless fat clients and, while trying to diagnose a slow performance web browser issue, I noticed IceWeasel(version 24.0-1~bpo70+1) was getting a ton of recvfrom ...
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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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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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Is there a way for administrators to disable users from installing Firefox extensions?

Is there a way to disable the installation of Firefox extensions by non-admin users?
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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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Intermittent FireFox Post hangs with Apache / PHP in EC2 with Load Balancer

I have a relatively large 55K Ajax Post that is intermittently hanging in my server (Apache/2.2.25 (Unix) DAV/2 PHP/5.3.6) running in EC2 with a Load Balancer. About once every 15 posts, Firebug will ...
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Flash Plugin for Firefox on Terminal Server

I have 3 TS on Windows Server 2008. One of the user need to have Flash plug in on her Firefox. She could not install the plugin as she does not have administration access to do that on the TS. My ...
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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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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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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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Disable Certain Firefox Plugins System-wide by Default

I have firefox installed system-wide for all our users. Unfortunately the Adobe Reader Plug-in is rather flakey and doesn't work some of the time. As a result I want to disable the plug-in by ...
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Integrated Windows Authentication with Chrome and FireFox

I have a webapplication which uses claims based authentication. The STS is ADFS 2.0. When I am in the intranet and use IE, IWA is used and no login dialog appears. When I am on the internet zone, the ...
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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 ...
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ssl_error_rx_record_too_long error on IIS - site was working, suddenly stopped

I am suddenly getting this error connecting to localhost IIS on my development machine. It has been working fine for ages, and now suddenly has this error in Firefox: Secure Connection Failed An ...
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Free, web based alternative to Visio? [closed]

I have used Visio to map out my network structure, and have used the export function to create an HTML page that is searchable by IP, hostname etc. This is a really nice tool and I use it often. ...
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How to set Firefox as default browser using a script?

I have windows server 2008 r2 enterprise and windows 7 machines. I have firefox 4.0.1 currently deploying through group policy to the windows 7 machines. I know how to create a login script. I have ...
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Firefox does not load certificate chain

I'm running lighttpd/1.4.28 (ssl) on Debian Squeeze. I just created a http://startssl.com certificate, I runs fine at all of my Browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Opera), but my users are reporting ...
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Can download with Firefox, can't download with curl (NTLM authentication)

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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Firefox sends local traffic to proxy server

I found that the behavior of Firefox on proxy server side is quite different from what I expected. I thought that you can bypass local traffic by putting local address range, such as 192.168. But I ...
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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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How to set Firefox and Thunderbird as default browser and mail client through script

Which are the registry settings to set Firefox an Thunderbird as defaults? It can be done with any script or little program or firefox/thunderbird command line? The target is do it for all the ...
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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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How can I run Firefox on CentOS with no display? [closed]

I'm trying to use Selenium Server to do some web testing.... if you're not familiar with Selenium, the way it works is that my web app (in this case, a PHP script) uses Selenium's excellent API, which ...
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S3 CORS through CloudFront not working in Firefox

I am using S3 CORS for serving fonts. If S3 domain name is used for serving fonts, it works in Firefox, but when CloudFront is used, it doesn't. Works with Google Chrome. My CORS configuration on S3 ...
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Not able to run firefox in a head-less Ubuntu server 9.10

I need to run Firefox in my server in order to execute some Selenium tests from Hudson. I would love no to have to install a complete gui. So I installed Xvfb in order to fake the Gui (I understand it ...
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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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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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Deploy new homepage preferences

We have several hundred MacBooks on campus, all managed by us. We're hoping to find an easy(ish) way of setting the homepage across all of them, all at once. The catch is, there are a variety of ...
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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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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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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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Keep-Alive and Timeout Behaviours between different browsers on Windows

Short Version Why does chrome send out keep-alive's while IE and FF don't? Long Version Initially, I thought this was a server-side issue. I've got an apache server that's a frontend proxy for a ...
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Cannot get proxy.pac file to get browsers to go DIRECT for localhost

I am gonna throw this problem out into the wild. We have just started using a proxy to log users internet usage against login names. This is setup on ISA Server 2004 (which is on our Internet gateway ...
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Server Connection Defaulting to HTTPS in Firefox

I recently added SSL to my server using a self-signed certificate. The goal was to access phpMyAdmin without sending my credentials over the Internet in plain text. This works great for phpMyAdmin, ...
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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 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 ...