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instead of seeing a web site, I always see an error page (even when offline)

For several days, I see an error page when trying to see a certain web site. I suspected something was wrong when I got the same error page when offline. I checked anothe… (read more)

For several days, I see an error page when trying to see a certain web site. I suspected something was wrong when I got the same error page when offline. I checked another browser and the website is just like always, no error. I would prefer to use firefox.

Asked by joelmhall 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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How can I revert the behavior of the search box to disable the search settings popup?

The search box to the right of the address bar used to be a regular text field. I could put text in there and initiate a search via engines which were configured separat… (read more)

The search box to the right of the address bar used to be a regular text field. I could put text in there and initiate a search via engines which were configured separately (usually just once).

For some time the behavior has been changed to bring up a popup window with search options. This is really annoying. It prevents me from being about to dbl click on the search box text to clear it, it prevents me from seeing my old txt, and it serves no purpose that I can see other than to annoy the living crap out of me.

I thought I saw another user complaining of this (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1034054), but the suggested fix appears to no longer work as I don't see the option in about:config.

Asked by kurt_genus 3 years ago

Answered by kurt_genus 2 years ago

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I followed the directions for a new (Linen) theme. It appeared to work but then changed to solid colors that keep changing.

This is on Quantum that I just installed. I can keep installing it but in a few minutes it changes to solid colors once again. I can't relate these changes to any of my a… (read more)

This is on Quantum that I just installed. I can keep installing it but in a few minutes it changes to solid colors once again. I can't relate these changes to any of my actions. It only applies the colors to the tabs and and Bookmarks Tool bar and the Linen theme disappears.

Asked by Cliff 3 years ago

Answered by Shadow110 3 years ago

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How do I get search suggestions from the search toolbar in a private window in Firefox 71?

After updating to Firefox 71 I'm no longer able to get search suggestions from the search toolbar in a private window. Is there a way to make Firefox to allow this again … (read more)

After updating to Firefox 71 I'm no longer able to get search suggestions from the search toolbar in a private window. Is there a way to make Firefox to allow this again in a private window?

Asked by Baldape 1 year ago

Answered by Baldape 1 year ago

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Multiaccount Containers Addon Downloading But Not Appearing In Toolbar in Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04

And neither is the Temporary Containers Addon. I just did fresh brand new initial Firefox install on both the most updated version of Windows 10 and the most recent versi… (read more)

And neither is the Temporary Containers Addon. I just did fresh brand new initial Firefox install on both the most updated version of Windows 10 and the most recent version of Ubuntu 20.04. All addons appear in the toolbar except these 2. I've tried installing these 2 first. I've tried installing them last, then disabling all the other addons, uninstalling them and reinstalling them. Nothing will make them appear in the toolbar, yet they appear as enabled when they display under the addons > extensions. Also, hitting the extension shortcuts will not bring up the addon interaction screen for any of the addons, e.g. Ctrl U or Ctrl <period> or whatever the relevant shortcut command is. This appears to only be an issue with FRESH Firefox install, because on my other computer running Windows 10 I've had the Multiaccount Containers Addon in the toolbar for 6 months without issue through many older versions of Firefox; and after I updated (rather than fresh install) to this latest version the Multiaccount Containers Addon remains in the toolbar without issue.

Can anyone suggest how I can get theMultiaccount Containers Addon and Temporary Containers Addon to appear in the toolbar? And why are none of the extension shortcuts working - could I be executing them on the wrong screen? I've been trying them on the Addons > Extensions screen.

Asked by sandstrom1 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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kb switch to another window, NOT another tab!

I know i can slow click on the icon to get to a second window, but there must be a kb for that. the help muddles the meaning of tabs and windows. I want to switch to th… (read more)

I know i can slow click on the icon to get to a second window, but there must be a kb for that. the help muddles the meaning of tabs and windows. I want to switch to the next window with a different tab bar where i put pocket so i can save to it

Asked by Fluffy the cat 3 weeks ago

Answered by tjn21 3 weeks ago

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How do I click a key and have Firefox populate a field I am in with specified text?

I provide online assistance for a specific group of clients. I am finding myself repeatedly writing almost the exact same paragraphs. Which Add-on would allow me to sim… (read more)

I provide online assistance for a specific group of clients. I am finding myself repeatedly writing almost the exact same paragraphs. Which Add-on would allow me to simply populate a field on a page with the exact text -- I'm hoping to set up 20 or 30 responses that I can just select instead of having to retype everything. Thanks for any guidance.

Asked by iamtherealandy 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Why address is not visible in Awesome bar results?

When I write something in the location bar / awesome bar, inside results I see only the page titles, and not link address. Here a screenshot: http://i51.tinypic.com/2anqq… (read more)

When I write something in the location bar / awesome bar, inside results I see only the page titles, and not link address.

Here a screenshot: http://i51.tinypic.com/2anqqq.png

I searched over Google and this forum but without finding why...

Asked by Pisu 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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How to drag bookmarks in the library ?

Hi, I've got hundreds of bookmarks that I finally want to classify. So I opened the Bookmarks->Show All to get to the Library. Now from there I thought that I could ju… (read more)

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I've got hundreds of bookmarks that I finally want to classify. So I opened the Bookmarks->Show All to get to the Library. Now from there I thought that I could just move/drag the bookmarks ... I remember it was possible to do it on previous versions of firefox ? But surprise it doesn't seem to work. I can right click and cut/paste it. Or I can go in Organize and Move... it. For a few bookmarks it would do it, but for HUNDREDS of bookmark that's just not possible. It takes some much clicks and time that I'll probably still be on it next year...

Asked by olivfirefox 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Why does the page in Firefox not show the page in the webhost's server?

I am a web site designer. I have on my computer Linux's Krusader file manager, which allows me to copy files to my web host's server. Normally, when I do that and have re… (read more)

I am a web site designer. I have on my computer Linux's Krusader file manager, which allows me to copy files to my web host's server. Normally, when I do that and have renewed the page on Firefox, the page showing in Firefox accurately reflects the change that I have copied to my web host's server. Lately, regardless of clearing the cache, exiting Firefox and coming back in, the page showing on Firefox continues to be the old page without the change.

Asked by PASTORFWR 9 years ago

Answered by PASTORFWR 9 years ago

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When adding a bookmark the location menu does not appear.

Firefox 10.0.2 on Ubuntu 10.04 - when I add a bookmark the secondary menu (which allows you to choose the location) does not appear. The bookmark is created in the main b… (read more)

Firefox 10.0.2 on Ubuntu 10.04 - when I add a bookmark the secondary menu (which allows you to choose the location) does not appear. The bookmark is created in the main bookmark "folder". I can manage the bookmark after it is created but this is not very efficient.

Any ideas how to correct this? Thanks in advance.

Asked by 2morrow 9 years ago

Answered by Vivek 9 years ago

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when maximizing from a minimize, previous opened tabs are gone.

If i have one three or any amount of tabs open, when i minimize and then maximize firefox all tabs are gone except my homepage. I've tried with no add ons, and that doesn… (read more)

If i have one three or any amount of tabs open, when i minimize and then maximize firefox all tabs are gone except my homepage. I've tried with no add ons, and that doesn't help. This has never happened before. Running Linux mint mate. Any help is appreciated.

Asked by jmncrr 1 year ago

Answered by jmncrr 1 year ago

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move proflie to server

Hi! Not much on details. I just want to move my existing profile to a server. Can I just copy name.default to the server, rename name.default on the client, and on th… (read more)

Hi! Not much on details. I just want to move my existing profile to a server. Can I just copy name.default to the server, rename name.default on the client, and on the client create a link name.default to the server profile? Or, can I use ProfileManager to create a new profile on the server and copy the contents of the client profile to the new one?

Asked by dmikulec 1 year ago

Answered by dmikulec 1 year ago

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I would like to hide/show a webpage icon, that is displayed next to title of a webpage in tabs. Is that possible?

I will create code that will hide/show the webpage icon(favicon) that is next to the page title on browser tabs. Is this possible to do by configuration options or addons… (read more)

I will create code that will hide/show the webpage icon(favicon) that is next to the page title on browser tabs. Is this possible to do by configuration options or addons?

Asked by przemyslaw.kot 1 year ago

Answered by przemyslaw.kot 1 year ago

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How do I change the menu size in firefox on Linux machine as it is so big unlike on Windows?

i am using firefox on a Linux debian based distro, I am facing difficulties changing the size of the menu e.g width, height and font. I have tried to play with the about:… (read more)

i am using firefox on a Linux debian based distro, I am facing difficulties changing the size of the menu e.g width, height and font. I have tried to play with the about:conf > layout.css.devPixelsPerPx value but that did not change a lot for the menu size. so please tell how can I fix this (I am trying to make it smaller) note it is same case when I use firefox-esr for linux as well.

Asked by Abanoub Samuel 10 months ago

Answered by shehan 10 months ago