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Youtube does not load anything

As of today, Youtube will not load. There have been other threads with the same problem, but no solutions have been listed. I have already tried disabling all of my exten… (read more)

As of today, Youtube will not load. There have been other threads with the same problem, but no solutions have been listed. I have already tried disabling all of my extensions, no luck. I have already cleared my cookies/cache from youtube, no luck. What the heck firefox?

Asked by horriblehenry3 3 days ago

Answered by horriblehenry3 3 days ago

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Printing leaves out text or is overlaid on other text

This is a problem unique to Firefox. Even a page that's been supposedly formatted for printing turns out with missing text or text overlaid on other text. And it's a prob… (read more)

This is a problem unique to Firefox. Even a page that's been supposedly formatted for printing turns out with missing text or text overlaid on other text. And it's a problem that has been occurring over many iterations of the Firefox browser.

Here's an example that prints fine in Edge and Chrome: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/220867/falafels-with-yogurt-dill-sauce/?printview

What is the problem, and why can't/won't Firefox fix it?

Asked by 777bb 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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How to open all synced tabs?

With recent versions of Firefox, I haven't found how to open all tabs from another synced computer. They use to be displayed in bookmarks or history lateral menu and I co… (read more)

With recent versions of Firefox, I haven't found how to open all tabs from another synced computer. They use to be displayed in bookmarks or history lateral menu and I could use the right button to open all. If this option has been removed, I don't understand why going steps back.

Asked by dbravo 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Suddenly can't dismiss find (control-F)

When I use control-F to search in a page, a ribbon appears at the bottom of the page with a search bar and associated controls. Somewhere on that bar, there should be an … (read more)

When I use control-F to search in a page, a ribbon appears at the bottom of the page with a search bar and associated controls. Somewhere on that bar, there should be an "X" to dismiss the search. It's not there anymore. (See screenshot.) The only way I've found to dismiss the search is to put the cursor in the search bar and press the ESC key. That's a bother. This must be a new bug, right?

Asked by Dan Robinson 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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question about browser exploits

If you visit a website with malicious javascript in Firefox (ver. 93), is it possible for the site to access passwords stored in the browser, or typed or stored in Mozill… (read more)

If you visit a website with malicious javascript in Firefox (ver. 93), is it possible for the site to access passwords stored in the browser, or typed or stored in Mozilla Thunderbird? (I would assume that would be considered a vulnerability and if it is possible it would be patched immediately, but I also figured that it is better to ask than to "assume.")

Asked by 4232jl 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Why was firefox 88.0 not updated automatically?

Dear Supporter, I got a notification from a website that FireFox is not up to date. On closer examination, this is indeed the case. Updates were supposed to be done au… (read more)

Dear Supporter,

I got a notification from a website that FireFox is not up to date. On closer examination, this is indeed the case. Updates were supposed to be done automatically.

I changed Ubuntu's update server to main server; this had no effect.

In settings preferences under updates I see: FireFox Updates Keep FireFox up to date for the best performance, stability and security. Version 88.0 (64bit) Whats new Mozilla FireFox for Ubuntu canonical – 1.0

There is no option to check or disable for automatic updates. As far as I can remember, update to this version was automatically.

In settings help under About Firefox nothing appears about updates.

Extensions: DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials

OS is Ubuntu 16.04 LTS notification: system-up-to-date I assume that should be allright?…

Thunderbird is 68.10.0 That seems ok...

Thank you very much

Asked by hadique 2 days ago

Answered by hadique 2 days ago

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Video lagging

Hello, I have issues with Firefox developer version for couple months now, when I play videos, like youtube, or other sites they constantly lag. They play for like 1min a… (read more)

Hello, I have issues with Firefox developer version for couple months now, when I play videos, like youtube, or other sites they constantly lag. They play for like 1min and lag, continue for another 2min then lag etc etc. (even short videos on twitter lag). It was not like that before and I don't have this problem in other browsers. Does anyone know what can be the problem here? Thanks

Asked by nicaya 1 week ago

Answered by Bithiah 1 week ago

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Investopedia doesn't play videos on Firefox on Mac

Videos on Investopedia don't play videos on Firefox on Mac but it does play on Firefox on iOS. I disabled extensions and cleared the cookies and site data but it didn't w… (read more)

Videos on Investopedia don't play videos on Firefox on Mac but it does play on Firefox on iOS. I disabled extensions and cleared the cookies and site data but it didn't work.

Asked by Chyle 2 weeks ago

Answered by Chyle 2 days ago

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weather location

In the last few weeks I have not been able to reset MY location for the weather. I am in Red Deer and the location is locked at Fort Saskatchewan, where I have never been… (read more)

In the last few weeks I have not been able to reset MY location for the weather. I am in Red Deer and the location is locked at Fort Saskatchewan, where I have never been! I know it should be a simple fix but even Geek Squad was not able to change this and they even uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. I took my computers to Best Buy to give them the run down and as soon as they opened up the default location said Red Deer! They are only a few blocks away and I was relieve that it worked. At home it immediately came up as Fort Sask again. This is just an annoyance but I like to use Firefox as my browser. Any suggestions?

Asked by walsh313 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

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I want a warning when quitting multiple tabs

Hiya I want to be warned when quitting multiple tabs BUT I do not want the session restored when opening again. This used to be possible but now in Settings if I untick … (read more)

Hiya I want to be warned when quitting multiple tabs BUT I do not want the session restored when opening again. This used to be possible but now in Settings if I untick Restore previous session even though Warn you when quitting the browser is ticked it does not give a warning when I quit Firefox. So this means if its unticked then if I accidently hit the close button I loose all the open tabs in firefox. If ticked I have to close all the tabs manually each time I close firefox to prevent thm opening when I start Firefox again. Im on Windows 10 Pro 21H1 with Firefox 93.0 any idea if I can change this behaviour in the advanced prefs? (about:config) thanks for any insights A

Asked by dROID 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Firefox 64bits for windows Display Error

Hi, I use Firefox 64bits for windows 10. It can't display the background image of the webpage: https://www.benjerry.co.uk/values/issues-we-care-about Could you please hel… (read more)

Hi, I use Firefox 64bits for windows 10. It can't display the background image of the webpage: https://www.benjerry.co.uk/values/issues-we-care-about Could you please help me? Eddy

Asked by Ahmed.Mohamed.Abdullah7 2 days ago

Answered by Ahmed.Mohamed.Abdullah7 2 days ago

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There's NO home icon next to the round refresh icon on top left of menu bar

Hello. I've just recently refreshed Firefox. Before I did that, I had a home icon next to the round refresh icon on the upper left of the menu. Now I don't have it. An… (read more)

Hello. I've just recently refreshed Firefox. Before I did that, I had a home icon next to the round refresh icon on the upper left of the menu. Now I don't have it. And I can' click to the home icon to get a new home page of Firefox! And I am NOT a happy camper. Did you all forget to put that on there or what?

Yes, I am fully aware that I can click the plus sign to get a new page. But I love the home page icon. Is it coming back by any chance?

Asked by ljsmom 2 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 days ago

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How can I get the seperator between tabs back in proton?

After updating to firefox 91, the option to disable proton is removed and now it's not able to turn it off. Proton looks good in some aspects, but I want the seperator be… (read more)

After updating to firefox 91, the option to disable proton is removed and now it's not able to turn it off. Proton looks good in some aspects, but I want the seperator between tabs back.

I keep hundreds of tabs in one firefox window and use some of them daily, without the seperator to show the boundary of tab I have to move my mouse carefully to click the correct tab I want, which is disturbing. The ability to work with hundreds of tabs is the reason I use firefox, the designers of proton seem not to have this in mind. Is it possible to offer at least an option to bring the seperator back?

Asked by AxelHu 2 days ago

Answered by TNorth 2 days ago

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Change of ID

All of a sudden I'm getting the Yahoo maiil ID changed to Google Mail with out any authorisation on my part ? I know Google owns Yahoo. I use Yahoo mail all the time and … (read more)

All of a sudden I'm getting the Yahoo maiil ID changed to Google Mail with out any authorisation on my part ? I know Google owns Yahoo. I use Yahoo mail all the time and Yahoo is my ID for many applications so why has this happened ? If something like this can change unknowns to me does this mean that Google has control of my MAC and FireFox and its content .??

Asked by dwnunderoz@mail.com 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Deleting address bar search

God morning, looking for help to find a way back to the old search method i.e. I want the search to be done in my Google/Bing/etc-search bar in the middle of the screen … (read more)

God morning, looking for help to find a way back to the old search method i.e. I want the search to be done in my Google/Bing/etc-search bar in the middle of the screen instead of in the address bar. Firefox 93.0 (64), Win 10 Thanks for your help in advance! Henrik

Asked by henrik.thk@gmail.com 4 days ago

Answered by henrik.thk@gmail.com 4 days ago

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Version compatible with MAC Lion OS

What is the last Firefox version that works with MAC Lion OS X 10.7.5? I have a study program of that vintage that plugs into firefox and the version on the computer now … (read more)

What is the last Firefox version that works with MAC Lion OS X 10.7.5?

I have a study program of that vintage that plugs into firefox and the version on the computer now is 3.0.10 (from year 2009 and the program does not work with it.

The program is compatible with Lion OS X 10.7.5 but the Firefox version is too old.

The version 3.0.10 on the computer does not work well with most sites or crashes. The intent is not to expect to browse, just be new enough for this program for its dedicated use.

Asked by breckwngs 2 days ago

Answered by James 2 days ago

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log in to my bank online

I can log in to my bank online in Chrome, but not Firefox. Whereas there was never a problem before with Firefox. Did the recent Update in Firefox cause this?? I want to … (read more)

I can log in to my bank online in Chrome, but not Firefox. Whereas there was never a problem before with Firefox. Did the recent Update in Firefox cause this?? I want to use Firefox to log in to my bank as before. Thank you.

Asked by joeccc 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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LOWER MEMORY USAGE WHEN MINIMIZED

I was checking out these tweaks Firefox Quantum About:Config Tricks You Need to Learn I'm curious about "Lower Memory Usage When Minimized". Is there a downside to this… (read more)

I was checking out these tweaks

Firefox Quantum About:Config Tricks You Need to Learn

I'm curious about "Lower Memory Usage When Minimized". Is there a downside to this? Why wouldn't this be a default setting?

Details: This tweak is mainly for Windows users. When you minimize Firefox, it will send Firefox to your virtual memory and free up your physical memory for other programs to use. Firefox will reduce its physical memory usage, when minimized, to approximately 10MB (give or take some), and when you maximize Firefox, it will take back the memory that it needs.

The preference name does not exist and needs to be created.

Right-click on the background and select “New -> Boolean.”

Enter the name when prompted: config.trim_on_minimize.

Enter the value: True.

Asked by noel_envode 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago