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macOS disable Firefox default browser prompt non-interactively

I am trying to configure Firefox on macOS to not prompt the user to make it the default browser. I am using the following script to create the profile and set the user p… (read more)

I am trying to configure Firefox on macOS to not prompt the user to make it the default browser.

I am using the following script to create the profile and set the user preferences after installing Firefox by copying `Firefox.app` from the downloaded DMG: ```

  1. !/bin/sh

open -a Firefox.app --args -CreateProfile default sleep 1

write_userpref() { USER=$(whoami) PROFILE=$(ls -1 "/Users/${USER}/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/" | grep -E "\.default$") cat << EOF > "/Users/${USER}/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/${PROFILE}/user.js" // mandatory comment? user_pref("app.update.auto", false); user_pref("app.update.disable_button.showUpdateHistory", false); user_pref("app.update.enabled", false); user_pref("breakpad.reportURL", ""); user_pref("browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.topsites", false); user_pref("browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.section.topstories", false); user_pref("browser.tabs.crashReporting.sendReport", false); user_pref("browser.discovery.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.defaultbrowser.notificationbar", false); user_pref("browser.shell.checkDefaultBrowser", false); user_pref("browser.shell.didSkipDefaultBrowserCheckOnFirstRun", false); user_pref("browser.shell.skipDefaultBrowserCheckOnFirstRun", true); user_pref("browser.newtabpage.enabled", false); user_pref("experiments.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.pocket.enabled", false); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.enabled", false); user_pref("update_notifications.enabled", false); EOF }

write_userpref

open -a Firefox.app --args -new-tab -P default "about:blank" sleep 3 osascript -e 'quit app "Firefox"' sleep 2

open -a Firefox.app --args -P default about:blank ```

Here's the behaviour I'm seeing:

  1. Firefox starts to an `about:blank` tab, however there is a second "Firefox Privacy Notice" tab
  2. AppleScript quits Firefox
  3. Firefox starts to an `about:blank` tab, however it is now prompting me to make it the default browser

I do not want Firefox to prompt the user to become the default browser.

My ideal scenario is that Firefox starts without the "Firefox Privacy Notice" tab and without prompting me to make it the default browser. From the observed behaviour, this doesn't seem possible.

Can anyone tell me how I can accomplish this without user interaction or MDM?

Asked by hal.martin 1 week ago

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PDF Editor options are unusable (grayed out)

I'm trying to use the built-in PDF Editor features after finding out about it but every PDF file I open with Firefox has the options grayed out (as shown in the screensho… (read more)

I'm trying to use the built-in PDF Editor features after finding out about it but every PDF file I open with Firefox has the options grayed out (as shown in the screenshot). What should I do to re-enable the features?

Asked by RxF 1 week ago

Answered by RxF 1 week ago

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How can I enable seeing *all* tabs from other devices in Firefox View?

Hello All! I have recently tried to use Firefox View button in order to quickly open pages that I have opened on my Android device, however I found that only some (rando… (read more)

Hello All!

I have recently tried to use Firefox View button in order to quickly open pages that I have opened on my Android device, however I found that only some (random) portion of the tabs appear in the Firefox View under [tabs from other devices/my android device].

Is there any way I can change that behaviour? This is renedring the Firefox View kind of pointless, as I still have to open my phone to check whether there was maybe one more important page that I wanted to check out, that was not listed in the Firefox View on my PC. At that point, I could very well just see what were I at, on the android device, and just google stuff again. The mixed approch (some opened via Firefox View and some manually) is more time consuming than either of the approaches alone, so I would really appreciate help, as Firefox View seemed to be a time-saver - I believe I have something set erroneously somwhere. Thanks!

I am on firefox 125.0.3. 64-bit.

Asked by gawroon7 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

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severely broken webpage loading (for specifically roblox)

this is definitely a unique issue i have not ever had, LOL i'm running into a very strange issue where only the roblox page is not loading properly. everything else seem… (read more)

this is definitely a unique issue i have not ever had, LOL

i'm running into a very strange issue where only the roblox page is not loading properly. everything else seems to work just fine; trying to load roblox on google chrome works fine too! ive turned off my extensions and run it in troubleshoot mode, i've updated the browser and my pc and my drivers, nothing seems to want to fix it. i'm not very sure what's going on. it's very funny, but definitely troublesome- the website is not navigatable in this state.

it randomly popped up like this last night, i was under the impression roblox itself was down because my friend in the call at the time had been talking about how slow the site is. upon digging deeper and asking around, nobody else is having the issue i'm having so i'm lead to believe its a me issue

Asked by kindlingbird 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Failed to check for updates

I am running version 125.0.3 (64-bit) on Windows 11, and I can't check for updates and have to manually download each new version after given a popup telling me that the … (read more)

I am running version 125.0.3 (64-bit) on Windows 11, and I can't check for updates and have to manually download each new version after given a popup telling me that the latest Firefox update couldn't be installed. I've tried restarting the computer, tried running the Mozilla Maintenance Service, and installing the latest updates for Firefox and Windows 11. Nothing I've tried has worked, and no other help article has helped me thus far.

Asked by Ethan 3 weeks ago

Answered by Ethan 3 weeks ago

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Tab crashes

Locking this thread, please continue here: [/questions/1447949] Every time I open Firefox, it crashes immediately and does not trigger the crash report window. Even thoug… (read more)

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Every time I open Firefox, it crashes immediately and does not trigger the crash report window. Even though I have checked and enabled the option to send crash reports in the settings, it doesn't work. When I look for crash report logs, it shows that I have not sent any crash reports.I've tried many methods to view the crash report, but it just shows that there are none. I only found this information related to crash reports in the installation files.(you can see it in the picture),hope someone can answer this question, thank you very much.😭

Asked by 1484759273 3 days ago

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Change URL border color when focused

Hi All, I would like to change the url border color when it has the focus to blue. The code below works, except when you press Escape. After hitting Escape, the urlbar… (read more)

Hi All,

I would like to change the url border color when it has the focus to blue.

The code below works, except when you press Escape.

After hitting Escape, the urlbar still has the focus but its border changes back to gray. It should remain blue.

I would also like to remove the box-shadow after pressing Escape, when the urlbar is not expanded (to mimic the behavior of FF 88).

The url and search input fields also do the same goofy thing Windows 10 does - the cursor stops blinking after 5 blinks and remains frozen. Any way to remove that behavior and keep the cursor blinking? If not, no big deal, the other stuff above is more important.

Any code suggestions to get that behavior are welcome!

/* set the initial borders of the urlbar and search bar to gray */
#urlbar > #urlbar-background, #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-background, #searchbar { border: 1px solid #a1a6b5 !important; outline: none !important; border-radius: 0px !important; }
/* set urlbar border to blue when focused */
#urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] #urlbar-background {
   border-color: #0078d7 !important;
}

Asked by Slouch 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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userChrome.css - Help With Customizing Tabs (part 2)

Hi All, I would like the content area of my tabs moved up so that the box is filled with the actual tab color, without the white background, and also the text will be ve… (read more)

Hi All,

I would like the content area of my tabs moved up so that the box is filled with the actual tab color, without the white background, and also the text will be vertically centered. Right now, the text is dropping too close to the bottom of the tab.

Had this looking very nice in FF 88 with the same code, as you can see in the attached images, but it seems to render differently in FF 115 ESR and FF 125.

Below is some code I used to style the tabs, but the problem exists without this code as well.

I've also included some "tabs on bottom" code I'm using as well at the very bottom.

Would sure like to get those Classic Toolbar Buttons working again too (shown in the second image), but that will be a later request :)

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks!

/* Highlight non-selected tabs on mouseover */ .tabbrowser-tab:not([selected]):hover .tab-content {

  background-color: #dbe3eb !important;

}

  1. TabsToolbar {
 -moz-box-ordinal-group: 3 !important;
 padding-top: 0 !important;
 padding-bottom: 0 !important;
 height: 25px !important;
 background-image: url("bkmr_back.gif") !important;
 border-top: 1px solid #afc0d2 !important;
 border-bottom: 1px solid #8698aa !important;

}

/* Background color of selected tab */ .tab-background[selected="true"] {

   background-attachment: none!important;
   background-image: none!important;
   background-color: #eef5fc !important;

}

/* Background color of non-selected tab */ tab-background:not([selected]) {

   color: #000000 !important;
   background-color: #c7d3e0 !important;

}

/* Border color & bold text for selected tab */

  1. TabsToolbar .tabbrowser-tab[selected] {
   font-weight: 700 !important;
   color: #000 !important;
   border-top: 1px solid #8698aa !important;
   border-left: 1px solid #8698aa !important;
   border-right: 1px solid #8698aa !important;

}

/* Border color & normal text for non-selected tab */

  1. TabsToolbar .tabbrowser-tab:not([selected]) {
   font-weight: 600 !important;
   color: #000 !important;
   border-top: 1px solid #afc0d2 !important;
   border-left: 1px solid #afc0d2 !important;
   border-right: 1px solid #afc0d2 !important;

}

/* -------------- TABS ON BOTTOM --------------- */ /* TABS: below nav-bar - updated for 89+ | 108+ | 113+ */

  • |*:root {
 --tab-toolbar-navbar-overlap: 0px !important;
 --tab-min-height: 25px !important; /* adjust */
 --tab-min-width:  80px !important; /* adjust */

}

  1. navigator-toolbox #TabsToolbar {
 position: absolute !important;
 bottom: 0;
 /* height: 27px !important; */
 height: 28px !important;
 width: 100vw !important;

}

/* navigator-toolbox - padding */

  • |*:root:not([chromehidden*="toolbar"]) #navigator-toolbox {
 position: relative !important; /*89+*/
 padding-bottom: calc(var(--tab-min-height) + 1px) !important; /*adjust*/
 background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;

}

/* TABS: HEIGHT */

  1. tabbrowser-tabs,
  2. tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox,
  3. tabbrowser-tabs .tabbrowser-tab {
 min-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
 max-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;

}

.tab-stack {

 height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;

}

  1. TabsToolbar {
 height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
 margin-bottom: 0px !important;
 /* box-shadow: ThreeDShadow 0 -1px inset, -moz-dialog 0 1px !important; /*optional*/
 /* background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important; */
 color: var(--toolbar-color) !important;

}

/* drag space */ .titlebar-spacer[type="pre-tabs"], .titlebar-spacer[type="post-tabs"] {

 width: 40px;

}

/* Override vertical shifts when moving a tab */

  1. navigator-toolbox[movingtab] > #titlebar > #TabsToolbar {
 padding-bottom: unset !important;

}

  1. navigator-toolbox[movingtab] #tabbrowser-tabs {
 padding-bottom: unset !important;
 margin-bottom: unset !important;

}

  1. navigator-toolbox[movingtab] > #nav-bar {
 margin-top: unset !important;

}

/* hide indicators and caption buttons */

  1. TabsToolbar .private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important;}
  2. TabsToolbar .accessibility-indicator {display: none !important;}
  3. TabsToolbar .titlebar-buttonbox-container {display: none !important;}
  4. TabsToolbar #window-controls {display: none !important;}

/* -------------- TABS ON BOTTOM --------------- */

Asked by Slouch 3 weeks ago

Answered by Slouch 3 weeks ago

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Add eyedropper tool to toolbar

the built in eyedropper tool is the simplest and easiest solution to grabbing screen colors without granting file permission to 3rd party solutions for full funcionality.… (read more)

the built in eyedropper tool is the simplest and easiest solution to grabbing screen colors without granting file permission to 3rd party solutions for full funcionality. I have power-toys but I hate to see this tool needlessly depreciated. My workflow needs to sample many colors at a time making the menu navigation needless. PLEASE let there be a way to add it to the toolbar, I hope there is. Thanks for your time

Asked by bromraven 3 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

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virtual Console of dell idrac 8 not working

We still use some Dell 13g servers equipped with idrac 8. When I'm trying to launch the virtual Console the window opens up but nothing shows. This used to work fine in … (read more)

We still use some Dell 13g servers equipped with idrac 8. When I'm trying to launch the virtual Console the window opens up but nothing shows. This used to work fine in previous versions of Firefox. I can't tell from which version it stopped but it's not long ago. Also idrac 9 console works fine in Firefox When trying to open console idrac 8 in Chrome it works fine Any idea what could be causing it? Any config switch to tweak?

Asked by markatdxb 4 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

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Crash on Startup

Hello! I've recently switched to Firefox from Opera. However: After the browser Closes, It will always Refuse to boot up. Even Shift-Click Doesn't work. It opens, but Cra… (read more)

Hello! I've recently switched to Firefox from Opera. However: After the browser Closes, It will always Refuse to boot up. Even Shift-Click Doesn't work. It opens, but Crashes almost Instantly. OS: Windows 11 (Build 23H2)

Asked by Aecth 3 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

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Firefox is a POS

I am tired of this [removed] browser quitting, even when I don't have it open...I am going to uninstall it and NEVER install it again...I tried a full uninstall to see if… (read more)

I am tired of this [removed] browser quitting, even when I don't have it open...I am going to uninstall it and NEVER install it again...I tried a full uninstall to see if it would fix whatever the [removed] issue with it was, but it is doing the same [removed] again!...I don't have this problem with any other browser I use on my system (Chrome, Brave, Opera and Tor)...I am tired of dealing with this [removed], so you can just take your [removed] and shove it!!!

How the hell does a browser crash when it isn't even being used???!!!

No need to respond and ask for any logs or other [removed], because it will all be gone!!!

Asked by david822 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 3 weeks ago

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FireFox Download Excel File in D365 System But Change to HTML File

Dear all, We develop a system on D365 platform. On Chrome enviroment, I click the export option, it will download the excel file, I can open it on Excel. However, I cli… (read more)

Dear all,

We develop a system on D365 platform. On Chrome enviroment, I click the export option, it will download the excel file, I can open it on Excel. However, I click the export option on FireFox, it will download the excel file but I can't open it on Excel. When I use the notepad to open the file to see the content, I found the file become HTML content. I can see the file on web broswer. I don't know why the file content will be change HTML content when I use the Firefox to download it.

Please help....

Andrew

Asked by luckyhohk 1 month ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago

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Address bar suggestions suddenly wrong

As of an hour ago suddenly all of the usual suggestions and autofill with bookmarks in my address bar are wrong and out of order. I didn't close out of or update Firefox,… (read more)

As of an hour ago suddenly all of the usual suggestions and autofill with bookmarks in my address bar are wrong and out of order. I didn't close out of or update Firefox, I was just browsing online. I didn't change anything in my settings or have opened that up in days at the minimum. I cannot figure out how to either revert back or tell Firefox to not show me these choices so I can get my old ones.

I'll give an example: When I typed in "ma" it would show me mangadex.com, which I often go to. Now when I do it not only is 5th on the list it shows up and fills in "https://www.manticgames.com/", which I don't have that specific page bookmarked. I have "https://www.manticgames.com/games/kings-of-war/" bookmarked, but not that homepage. But now all of a sudden it is showing me the homepage of that site when I begin to type in "ma".

This is incredibly irritating and I have no idea why it's doing this at me out of nowhere. I don't want about anything showing up besides my bookmarks and specifically only the pages I bookmarked.

Asked by konahrik20 1 month ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago

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Unable to Visit Certain Sites on Macbook

Hello, First time posting here, so I'm hoping that someone can help me out. I'm encountering a very odd issue on my Macbook Pro running MacOS Sonoma 14.4. I am unable… (read more)

Hello,

First time posting here, so I'm hoping that someone can help me out.

I'm encountering a very odd issue on my Macbook Pro running MacOS Sonoma 14.4. I am unable to access two sites – allrecipes.com, and seriouseats.com on my home WiFi network on the Macbook.

These sites work on other browsers (tested on Safari and Chrome), and they also work on my iPhone.

Oddly, when I went to work and tried to access these sites via WiFi using Firefox, I was able to.

I am unsure what the problem is – the ability to access these sites on Safari, Chrome, and my iPhone at home suggests that it's not a network issue. I haven't encountered this issue with any other sites.

I am attaching three screenshots 1) The error message that I'm seeing for allrecipes when I attempt to access the site 2) The security tab which shows that the connection is unencrypted for allrecipes (home network) 3) The security tab showing that the connection is encrypted for alrecipes (work network)

Thanks

Asked by PianoMan7 1 month ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago

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Customize Toolbar page does not appear.

When I try to customize the toolbar in Firefox 115.10, the browser tries to change the page to the customize toolbar / overflow toolbar page. However the page flashes o… (read more)

When I try to customize the toolbar in Firefox 115.10, the browser tries to change the page to the customize toolbar / overflow toolbar page. However the page flashes on and then reverts to the normal browser page. The page showing customize toolbar/ overflow toolbar, is transient and does not last. So I can't even customize the order of the buttons on my toolbar. This wasn't a problem a few days ago before the switch to this latest version. In particular I am trying to change the position of the "home" button to the left side of the address box. I just can't bring up the customize toolbar page. I'm not talking about the position of the add-on or extension buttons...just the home button. Hope this is clear. By the way, I've even tried this in safe mode to no avail.

Asked by paulgxi 1 week ago

Answered by paulgxi 1 week ago