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What features would you add to Firefox to get it into the enterprise?

Firefox adoption in the home/personal user base seems to be growing fine, but adoption in the enterprise is not going anywhere quickly. My view on this is because SysAdmins are not promoting it ...
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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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Using Firefox in Windows Domain Environment?

Is anyone successfully using Firefox 3 in a Windows domain? By "successfully" I mean deploying via AD, configuring via GPO (especially setting network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris), default ...
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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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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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Is there a way to access a specific server with the hostname in a round-robin setup?

I have a cluster of Apache webservers using round-robin for primitive load balancing. Is there a way to have firefox or chrome request that server name from a specific IP? If you just enter 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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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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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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IE8 vs Firefox 4 with regards to central management and updating

For an organization still using XP, and that plans to continue using XP for at least another year, do you think it would be better to switch to Firefox 4 or continue to use IE8? Is Firefox ...
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sec_error_unknown_issuer but only with Firefox and IE6

I recently renewed the SSL certificate on my site and while initially it seemed that the certificated was installed correctly, I was shocked to discover hours ago that the HTTPS connection no longer ...
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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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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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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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Opening RDP Files with browser

In my organization, we are planning to make RDP files available via web browser. The hope is that users can just point their browsers to one or the other RDP file and have the remote desktop client ...
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Make firefox more accepting of self-signed SSL certs

Is there any plugin or setting for firefox that can simplify the invalid SSL certificate process to a single click, or even not put up any errors and just display a warning indicator? Working on a ...
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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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Publish Bookmarks in FireFox with Active Directory (AD)

Issue: We have a number of bookmarks that we need to publish to our users computers that are bound to active directory. We can easily accomplish this with group policy for Internet Explorer. At the ...
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Can I disable X-Frame-Options on Firefox?

I'm testing an internal web application that pulls content from servers that I'd rather leave 100% alone, and some of them send the "X-Frame-Options" header. While that's the right setting in ...
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How to set up HTTPS without paying anything anywhere? (But with no warnings from Firefox)

Usual HTTPS setup requires certificate that is signed by some rich authority and requires [monthly] fees and periodic maintenance (to prevent expiring). This way Firefox displays happy green badge ...
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Non-IE browsers wont auto-authenticate

We're considering offering Safari (windows), Chrome, Firefox and Opera as optional browsers in our 2500 person organisation. I'm just testing them out now and where IE auto-authenticates with our ...
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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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Firefox says “You don't have permission to access /somefolder/somefile.php on this server.” IE/Chrome work well

Background: I have my website (http://www.gymandspajobs.com) code hosted on a linux server . My website allows new registrations for members. The filled-up forms are verified by javascripts in the ...
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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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DNS lookup >100ms when domain is an IP address?

I have a webpage on a device that is access only by IP address, not by a domain name (e.g. 172.16.4.33). The page performs a few ajax calls to the same server, and I noticed in firebug some of these ...
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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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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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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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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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Firefox dynamic default preference configuration

My users are all on NFS home directories and with hundreds of users all using firefox it generates a bit of traffic reading/writing to the disk cache. As a result, I'd like to move the default ...
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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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Firefox hangs waiting for ssl.google-analytics.com

It seems that FF has a problem with 403 Access Denied responses from proxies, at least for ssl.google-analytics.com. I've found this post which describes my problem. I'm posting my workaround as an ...
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Disable save password in Firefox by Group Policy?

Alright, so a huge security flaw is that Firefox saves passwords in plain text. How can we disallow saving of passwords in Firefox the quickest way. Is it possible by Group Policy or anything like ...
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Ideas for using a computer as a 'display' for public use

Folks, I'm going to be presenting a website at a show/expo, and I'm wondering what the best way to go about it is... My plan so far is - leave my laptop (hidden, secured, folded over) connected to ...
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How can I get Firefox to display MIME types in-browser?

When I click on a *.json or *.patch file in Firefox, it asks me what external application I want to view it in. However, I don't want to use an external application. It's plain text -- I just want to ...
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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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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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connect to xvfb remote to fix firefox headless crash?

I have firefox running in xvfb (for nagios monitoring with selenium) but firefox crashes on me since today in ps: /usr/lib/firefox-3.6.17/crashreporter /tmp/customProfileDira27173dd39e4467.... how ...
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VMware Remote Console Plug-in and VMware Infrastructure Web Access (Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer on Ubuntu 10.04)

I have VMware Server working on a server running Ubuntu Server 10.04. After many troubles getting it going, I have one virtual machine running and I'm now stuck with a browser issue. Firefox won't ...
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custom (preconfigured) installer for Firefox and Thunderbird

I want to prepare a custom installer of Thunderbird and Firefox, which will come preconfigured with the address book, proxy settings etc. I found some forum topics on the issue: here and here, ...
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Is the common use of 'Add-ons' (on Firefox) recommended for terminal server installs?

Is the use of 'Add-ons' on Firefox safe (stable) and secure on a terminal server? The install of a few Firefox add-ons has been recently proposed to us for our Terminal Server users. Has anyone had ...
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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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firefoxadm 0.5.9.3 for firefox9 does not work

I know that firefoxadm works for old versions of Firefox but it does not for the latest versions. what are people using now, how do you configure for newer versions of firefox?
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Possible to block a Java applet from writing log files?

We use a custom build Java applet daily on a host, but each time it writes a debug log file. We don't have the source code for the applet. It is possible to somehow block the applet from writing ...
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Auto-detect proxy settings for the network

Firefox browser contains network settings under Tools-->Options-->Advanced-->Network-->Settings and there is an option to do auto detect proxy settings, how should I enable this? Currently this is ...
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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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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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Squid Kerberos/LDAP Active Directory only works on IE not on Firefox and chrome

I've setup a proxy using squid, with kerberos/ldap as authentication. I used this article as reference: ...
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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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Apache returns the perl script source instead of execute the script when the request comes from chrome

I've just finish to install awstats on my web server, and it runs fine using firefox. But when I try to open the awstats page with chrome, the perl source script is downloaded (instead of being ...