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How to get a black screen, instead of a white, when opening a new window?

I'd like to help you all at Mozilla in the evenings. I have just one issue with that. I have installed Linux Mint Cinnamon and made my theme dark and downloaded the add-o… (read more)

I'd like to help you all at Mozilla in the evenings. I have just one issue with that. I have installed Linux Mint Cinnamon and made my theme dark and downloaded the add-on "Dark Background and Light Text". It is almost 100% wonderful. Redshift is activated too, in order to avoid the blue light, so that I will keep the rhythm of my sleep. I love it.

However. Every time I start a new window in Firefox or click the "+" my whole screen turns WHITE!!! This is VERY annoying. I want it to be dark, of course. This is also an issue if I am going to help you out at Mozilla in the evenings. Dark Background and Light Text does not work in your own forum. Why not integrate this add-on into Firefox?

In my opinion this is a very high priority issue, not only for this reason, but considering that we will all would save energy, batteries and the environment when using AMOLED technology together with Firefox, especially if it is very easy for the users to discover and to activate.

Asked by Maitreya 6 days ago

I have added photos to my top sites on Firefox, but everytime I close my browser the images go away and cannot be added again unless I reset Firefox. (The images for the default top sites are still available though.) How do I fix this?

I don't want to have to reconfigure my settings every time the pictures are gone. It seems silly but it just looks wrong to me and I like seeing the pictures so that I kn… (read more)

I don't want to have to reconfigure my settings every time the pictures are gone. It seems silly but it just looks wrong to me and I like seeing the pictures so that I know at a glance which top site is which. How can I fix this problem of my browser not displaying the images in the top sites correctly after closing the browser? Thank you!

Asked by arielyeungg 6 days ago

Why did they change the address bar?

Up until today, my address bar had a down arrow that I could click to open the menu and select the sites I wanted. Now it's different. Now there is no down arrow and when… (read more)

Up until today, my address bar had a down arrow that I could click to open the menu and select the sites I wanted. Now it's different. Now there is no down arrow and when I click on the address bar it opens a menu with a bunch of different sites that never were in there before. In fact they're the first ten of my new tab sites, which DO NOT belong in my drop down menu, and I can't delete them from the menu. I want this back the way it was.

Asked by dpk26 6 days ago

Firefox highlights links

Firefox v69.0 Whenever I click on one of the matches returned from a search, or click on an embedded link, Firefox forever highlights that selection even though I don't w… (read more)

Firefox v69.0 Whenever I click on one of the matches returned from a search, or click on an embedded link, Firefox forever highlights that selection even though I don't want to be reminded months later that I had looked at that site. This is irksome because I can't ever get a clean slate for doing searches. Every similar search will yield a page full of highlighted links I may have used in the past on a topic that is only tangentially related. Also, since this highlighting persists independently of clearing history it entails a severe privacy leak. If anybody who is authorized to use my machine suspects that I may have an interest in, say, pizza dough, they need only do a search for pizza dough on my machine and any link I had ever selected in the past is highlighted, from which links it can be easily determined that I have both an interest in the topic at large and what aspect of the topic in particular appeals to me.

How do I disable this "feature", please?

Asked by pd3462550 6 days ago

Firefox and True Key Add on

A phone call with McAfee Tech support, I was told there is still an ongoing issue with Firefox and McAfee True Key and they will notify me when the issue is resolved, is … (read more)

A phone call with McAfee Tech support, I was told there is still an ongoing issue with Firefox and McAfee True Key and they will notify me when the issue is resolved, is this the case or are they just blowing me off, I've contacted McAfee 4 separate time for this issue of no add on for True Key. Stopped working after Firefox update about 2 weeks ago. True key works fine on Edge but I need it to work on Firefox.

Asked by Don 5 days ago

Menu Bar with a Unified Look Possible?

Firefox 78.1 ESR W7 Is there any way to get the menu bar to have a unified appearance? Solid background mixed with a transparent one is not very nice looking. It would l… (read more)

Firefox 78.1 ESR W7

Is there any way to get the menu bar to have a unified appearance? Solid background mixed with a transparent one is not very nice looking. It would look much better if the solid background were also transparent. Anyone have a .css or other solution?

Asked by click-click 6 days ago

Last reply by click-click 5 days ago

Move #windows-controls to #nav-bar

Maybe this question has been questioned in the past but I cannot find anything so here I am. Is it possible to move the #window-controls(minimize/maximize/close buttons) … (read more)

Maybe this question has been questioned in the past but I cannot find anything so here I am. Is it possible to move the #window-controls(minimize/maximize/close buttons) to #nav-bar? I created a custom css that moved the nav-bar on top of the tabbar but the window-controls are in the tab-bar and it doesn't look good. I'm at my wits end on this one, so is it possible and how? See attached image for reference. Thanks!

Asked by manilarome 4 days ago

Removing URL Drop Down Search Bar

FireFox ESR 68.11.0 - 64bit Windows 8.1 Start typing a URL in the address bar ... a search bar drops down automatically and begins searching. What is the real fix for thi… (read more)

FireFox ESR 68.11.0 - 64bit Windows 8.1

Start typing a URL in the address bar ... a search bar drops down automatically and begins searching. What is the real fix for this annoying and insecure behavior?

There are dozens if not hundreds of search posts on this topic, most are specific to a particular version of FireFox. Developers, I shudder every time I update the program because I know I will be spending hours or days on a new configuration. Apparently, developers have cleverly eliminated the settings that disable this feature.

This drop-down search bar is annoying and unnecessary. A child might find it useful. Simply put, the user should be able to turn it on or off in the "Options" section. We don't like playing with your about.config settings, or adding code. If I type an address in the URL bar, I do not want the URL searched arbitrarily. Nor do I want to see a new pop-up bar. Please make the use of these "features" optional.

Please create a new general information topic "Removing the automatic URL search" and put this topic to rest once and for all. This is an excellent argument for a paid version of FireFox. I would gladly pay for a clean program rather than waste my time tweaking every single new version.

Thank you!

Asked by WhiteFox 4 days ago

Preventing unwanted animations from playing

Certain URLs like https://smile.amazon.com/s?k=face+shield often include an advertising animation that can't be avoided or stopped. Or at least I haven't found a way. If… (read more)

Certain URLs like https://smile.amazon.com/s?k=face+shield often include an advertising animation that can't be avoided or stopped. Or at least I haven't found a way. If there is, I and a bunch of people I mentioned this to would like to know how. Am using FFox 79.0 64-bit on Windows 10.

Asked by ronks1 4 days ago

Last reply by ronks1 3 days ago

Mail-Eingangsliste

bestimmte Mails erscheinen in der Liste der eingegangenen Mails immer an den ersten plätzen, obwohl die Mails schon älter sind und bereits als gelesen gekennzeichnet. Was… (read more)

bestimmte Mails erscheinen in der Liste der eingegangenen Mails immer an den ersten plätzen, obwohl die Mails schon älter sind und bereits als gelesen gekennzeichnet. Was kann ich tun?

Asked by georg.nicolay 3 days ago

Tab session manager: not possible to reload tabs from previous session

Hello experts, I have a problem: I had a session window open with 116 tabs open and I cannot re-open them after restert of FireFox. I use the newest Firefox version 79.0 … (read more)

Hello experts, I have a problem: I had a session window open with 116 tabs open and I cannot re-open them after restert of FireFox. I use the newest Firefox version 79.0 (64-Bit) on Windows 7 Pro SP1 and the extension "Tab Session Manager" I closed FireFay and as usual, after I restartef it, I waited for the opening of the series of my previous opened tabs. FireFax opened 117 tbs but did not fill in the URLs. They were all opened as new tabs. So I tried to open FireFox with deactivated add-ons. There it was possible to restore all the tabs. After that I closed FireFox again and opened it the usual way. It opened 116 tabs but they were all empty. I used the Add-on manager to shut down my extensions leaving only the tab session manager, AdblockPlus, NoScript. After restarting te tabs were empty again. In the list of the tab session manager I could find the sessions with 116 empty tabs (see ErrorTabSessionManager0.gif) but also the last session with the original tabs. See image ErrorTabSessionManager1.gif. I could even save this list from TabSessionManager. I updated PabSessionmanager to the newest version but that did not help. How can I get FireFox to load these previous tabs again, some of them are very important for me ? thanks for any help Jochen

Asked by Dr.Mabuse 3 days ago

Setting autoscroll to lowest speed

Is there a better way (or add on) to make adjusting the autoscroll easier set to its lowest setting? I read many articles and need it to slowdown b/c it usually goes too… (read more)

Is there a better way (or add on) to make adjusting the autoscroll easier set to its lowest setting? I read many articles and need it to slowdown b/c it usually goes too fast for reading and is very difficult to set to that lowest speed, have you ever tried?

Asked by dean777777 3 days ago

NoScript addon is blocking something but not showing it in the dropdown so I can allow it

Trying to login to Paypal. Entered my PW and there is a spinner saying "security challenge." Obviously its stuck trying to load it. There are 4 scripts trying to run ac… (read more)

Trying to login to Paypal. Entered my PW and there is a spinner saying "security challenge." Obviously its stuck trying to load it. There are 4 scripts trying to run according to NoScript. All are Allowed. Including Recaptcha.net. However, the icon is displaying a red "1" which means something is being blocked.

I also toggled "set all on this page to temporarily trusted."

paypal.com gstatic.com paypalobjects.com recaptcha.net

I was able to login a week or two ago.

Asked by FireFoxSucks 2 days ago

Generate secure password is always the same

Hi, I have been using the new feature of "generate new secure password" integrated in Firefox Developer Edition, I just realized It always generates the same password on … (read more)

Hi,

I have been using the new feature of "generate new secure password" integrated in Firefox Developer Edition, I just realized It always generates the same password on the same website, doesn't change not even a character. Also there is no option to configure the password strength, character limit, number, letter, signs, etc.

Asked by donniedarko96 2 days ago

customising top sites

I've been trying for weeks to display the corresponding logos of the websites which are pinned in my top sites panel in my home screen but didn't find a solution. can any… (read more)

I've been trying for weeks to display the corresponding logos of the websites which are pinned in my top sites panel in my home screen but didn't find a solution. can any one help me get this done ??, i have included pictures of my top sites, some by default have the logos but some do not. i want to know how to make the small logo which are at the bottom right corner to be displayed fully,(i.e like the youtube in the picture...).

Asked by kheshavlg 2 days ago

Automatically starting firefox up full screen view

Prior to installing Catalina all pages would automatically open in full screen view, including my home page on start up. Since installing Catalina this no longer happens.… (read more)

Prior to installing Catalina all pages would automatically open in full screen view, including my home page on start up. Since installing Catalina this no longer happens. Every time I open Firefox, I now have to go to the menu and manually select full screen view. Once I do this, all new pages then open in full screen view for the remainder of that session, but once I finish each session and close down Firefox, the same thing occurs next time I open it and commence a new session. In other words, there no longer seems to be a setting in Preferences to make this change permanent and avoid the need to have to manually select full screen view at the beginning of every new session.

Asked by tbl32596 1 day ago