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Ctrl-T no longer opens new tab

Since last update several keyboard shortcuts no longer work. I find them easier than using a mouse often. Two that are most annoying at not working is Ctrl-T to open a … (read more)

Since last update several keyboard shortcuts no longer work. I find them easier than using a mouse often. Two that are most annoying at not working is Ctrl-T to open a new tab Ctrl-C to copy. That now opens developer tools This all started with last update. Does anyone know how I can restore those keyboard shortcuts?

Anyone have any idea who would make a common keyboard shortcut like the one for copy do something different. Do these people not use computers?

Asked by andrewdavidsgames 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Add-ons Compatibility Information

I hope this is appropriate here. If not, please direct me to where it is. As new releases of Firefox (and Thunderbird too) come out, a constant question for me is whethe… (read more)

I hope this is appropriate here. If not, please direct me to where it is.

As new releases of Firefox (and Thunderbird too) come out, a constant question for me is whether the add-ons that are important to me (I use a lot) will be compatible with the new release. It would help if

(1) The Add-Ons web site always allowed me to specify release and OS. Sometimes that is allowed, sometimes not.

(2) The Add-Ons web site allowed me to specify a release before which I don't want to see add-ons listed.

(3) The Extensions page in Firefox allowed me to ask which of my extensions (enabled and/or disabled) are supported/not supported in a specified future release.

(4) When Firefox wants to install a new release, it reported on extensions that would become incompatible and always asked my permission to go ahead.

It probably would not be necessary to do all of these things, but I included them all because I don't know which are the most practical.

Asked by Roger Fajman 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Videos on some websites like PanBaidu cannot be loaded, adivising me to install the flash plug-in which r already installed

Videos on some websites like PanBaidu cannot be loaded, adivising me to install the flash plug-in which r already installed.So i wonder how to fix the problem? I also wan… (read more)

Videos on some websites like PanBaidu cannot be loaded, adivising me to install the flash plug-in which r already installed.So i wonder how to fix the problem? I also want to play the video with the speed x 2,but i cannot even load it. Could u please tell me what to do?thx!

Asked by nanzhang971108 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

All add-ons disappear after changing History preferences

I wanted to change my History preferences to "Firefox will never remember history." After I select that, it prompts me to restart Firefox and I do. But when it boots back… (read more)

I wanted to change my History preferences to "Firefox will never remember history." After I select that, it prompts me to restart Firefox and I do. But when it boots back up, none of my add-ons are visible on the toolbar. I tried to restore customization settings back to default and uninstalled and reinstalled all of the add-ons but none of that worked. They all come back and function as soon I change the History preferences back to "Firefox will remember history."

My question is, is this normal Firefox behavior or is this a bug? If it's normal and I'm missing and obvious detail, please let me know.

Asked by Oguzhan Ertas 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Duckduckgo Privacy Essentials Firefox add-on prevents "Today on AOL" from displaying.

Duckduckgo Privacy Essentials Firefox add-on, prevents "Today on AOL" from displaying. "Today on AOL" flashes briefly before displaying a blank page when the Firefox add… (read more)

Duckduckgo Privacy Essentials Firefox add-on, prevents "Today on AOL" from displaying. "Today on AOL" flashes briefly before displaying a blank page when the Firefox add-on is enabled.

Asked by ronlhurley 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

what a joke, favourite organising !

All i wanted to do was move some favourites from one folder to another, no problem you would think...... Wait till you click the II/ tab , it decides to show some total c… (read more)

All i wanted to do was move some favourites from one folder to another, no problem you would think...... Wait till you click the II/ tab , it decides to show some total crap thats not linked to your own favourites, but rather takingthe route of Microsoft ( Which is now unfortunetly my new browser ) ..

Why complicate things ?

Why not leave it in folder format, drag and drop

so unhappy as i wanted to avoid MSFT :(

Please dont rep[ly with did you read " XXX " and did you try " XX " ....

yes i did and its crazy complicated, if you want a demo of how to move a single file from folder to folder then i can show you, but until you sort this i am out ......

Asked by stucook8 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Why add-ons won't start with firefox.

Why add-ons won't start with Firefox? Every time I need to manually disable and enable extensions Privacy Badger, uBlockOrigin (Privacy out of the box extensions) for it… (read more)

Why add-ons won't start with Firefox? Every time I need to manually disable and enable extensions Privacy Badger, uBlockOrigin (Privacy out of the box extensions) for it to be working, that is, they don't work upon start up. I have deleted the .mozilla folder in my Linux machine to reset firefox and it starts with add-ons only one time; when starting a second time, add-ons don't appear in the toolbar yet they are "enabled" but not working. As previously stated, I need to enable them manually.

Asked by rumy10013 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Pinch Zoom Functionality

Q: Does anyone know if Firefox has maybe re-instated pinch zoom functionality for Mac users? Or if there is a decent work around available yet? And if not, anyone have … (read more)

Q: Does anyone know if Firefox has maybe re-instated pinch zoom functionality for Mac users?

Or if there is a decent work around available yet?

And if not, anyone have a good answer as to why Firefox overlooked it in their last major update? Seems rather shortsighted to me. Not being able to pinch zoom on my mac trackpad is highly frustrating. It's pretty much a deal breaker, making me want to migrate back to Chrome or elsewhere. Which is sad, because I thought I'd finally escaped Google for browsing.

Asked by seanyful 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

I'm stuck with Yahoo search

When I've done a search on a new page, the results always come up in a Google page. Now, it's Yahoo. In my Preferences, my default search engine is Google, but I'm stuck … (read more)

When I've done a search on a new page, the results always come up in a Google page. Now, it's Yahoo. In my Preferences, my default search engine is Google, but I'm stuck with Yahoo. Any ideas?

Asked by daveynate 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Web push notifications

Web push notifications show up on the bottom right of my screen. How can I "move" where the notifications show up/pop up. I'm NOT talking about turning the notification… (read more)

Web push notifications show up on the bottom right of my screen. How can I "move" where the notifications show up/pop up. I'm NOT talking about turning the notifications on or off...Just the placement where they pop up on my screen, to be clear

Asked by donnamessinger1952 20 hours ago

Last reply by Vikas Singh 18 hours ago

Where are the Add Ons / Extentions

I have two PC's, home and work. Home is Ubuntu. I have no issues. Work is a W10 machine, now running FF 82. The issue is since the last last W10, FF update: all the ente… (read more)

I have two PC's, home and work. Home is Ubuntu. I have no issues. Work is a W10 machine, now running FF 82.

The issue is since the last last W10, FF update: all the ententions are no longer visable in any bar. The extentions are still installed [I've checked] and are listed in "about:addons" as active, working, etc. Again, I've checked. But, I am not able to see the icons in the Tool bar. This is actually quite annoying now as one is used to clear history, another for clearing cookies etc.

This is only impacting W100 FF, not Ubuntu. How do I get the Add ons back.

Asked by piloti 12 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Help!!

How do I create a shortcut for a website on Firefox? I know with Chrome you just go to the upper right corner and select more and it gives you the option to create a shor… (read more)

How do I create a shortcut for a website on Firefox? I know with Chrome you just go to the upper right corner and select more and it gives you the option to create a shortcut, please help!

Asked by Molly Berginc 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 hours ago

Request: multirow bookmarks and multirow tabs

I wish firefox would add the capability for multirow tab bar and multirow bookmarks toolbar. It shouldn't be an addon that may or may not be supported in future firefox v… (read more)

I wish firefox would add the capability for multirow tab bar and multirow bookmarks toolbar. It shouldn't be an addon that may or may not be supported in future firefox versions, it ought to be built right in. Sure we can hack it in (at least in this version), and i have done that, but that's not a really useful solution.

Asked by erbenton 4 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

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Problems with Kaspesky Password Manager add-on

I have allowed auto updates of FF to version 17 For all of the updates since I thin FF15 Kasp PM has failed to work with FF but works fine with IE (this is of course high… (read more)

I have allowed auto updates of FF to version 17 For all of the updates since I thin FF15 Kasp PM has failed to work with FF but works fine with IE (this is of course highly irritating). The Kasp website forum keeps issuing patches that it claims fix the problem but they don't. The add-on manager in FF always reports PM as incompatible and disabled. Has anyone had this problem and worked out a fix. The Kasp forum showed a bit of interest in my posts but now never seems to answer.

Asked by Bronte 7 years ago

Last reply by dumdidadida 7 years ago