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menu language automatically changing to arabic

Hello, Good day. I am using firefox in windows 10. I have a peculiar issue of menu language automatically changing to arabic. I manually changed it many times but it chan… (read more)

Hello, Good day. I am using firefox in windows 10.

I have a peculiar issue of menu language automatically changing to arabic. I manually changed it many times but it changes back to Arabic often more than 10 time in the last 3 months.

Wondering if this is a bug or act of any malware or virus... or automatically changing based on region of use... but there is no option to choose / enable/ disable regional changing configuration.

Kindly advise how to prevent Firefox changing automatically to Arabic.

Thank you.

Asked by gsuryan1 5 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 5 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 1 day ago

Cannot Search using Google Search Box in Private Windows only

Hello, I want to be able to search directly from Google, Bing, etc. when I am in a private window. Computer will search from the address bar only when initially bringing… (read more)

Hello, I want to be able to search directly from Google, Bing, etc. when I am in a private window. Computer will search from the address bar only when initially bringing up a private window. I type in Google.com, Bing.com, etc. in the address bar & I then can search from their search box.

Asked by hgw53t 10 hours 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 10 hours ago

Need to push out to all users to automatically open .jnlp files using JWS.

Our ERP Systems is using .jnlp files and I want to push out to all our desktops that .jnlp files will launch automatically. I am setting up Autoconfig from a centralize… (read more)

Our ERP Systems is using .jnlp files and I want to push out to all our desktops that .jnlp files will launch automatically. I am setting up Autoconfig from a centralized point, but I do not see the option to push down settings from the handlers.json file. What is the best way to push the customization that gets created in the handlers.json file down to the clients?

Asked by rkline 9 hours ago

How can I have multiple search bars adjacent to the address bar?

It sounds like peak laziness, but I'm not a fan of opening a menu every time I want to change search engine nor do I want to use a prefix (though I suppose I wouldn't min… (read more)

It sounds like peak laziness, but I'm not a fan of opening a menu every time I want to change search engine nor do I want to use a prefix (though I suppose I wouldn't mind 'g' instead of '@google', 'ddg' instead of '@duckduckgo').

I'd like to have more than one search bar akin to the one you can choose adjacent to the address bar--each with its own search engine. If such a tweak doesn't exist browser-side or even addons-side, I suppose I wouldn't mind dabbling with the code if someone can tell me what file I'd have to go to in order to do this.

I regularly bounce between Google, Bing, and Duckduckgo as the search results vary with each (and, imo, Google has been less reliable as time goes by). Such a tweak would make browsing a lot more convenient for me.

Asked by snowbie 5 hours ago

How do I replace the 'hidden icons' that have re-aranged themselves on the bottom of my screen? As well, the list of 'saved pages' seem to have disappeared too..help!

Not sure about my question, except that things have disappeared from my screen, hidden icons, also my list of 'saved' pages, ( they were on a line underneath the google … (read more)

Not sure about my question, except that things have disappeared from my screen, hidden icons, also my list of 'saved' pages, ( they were on a line underneath the google box), where I can drag important 'saved' pages, for reference, have also disappeared. Also the hidden icons are now doubled in size! How can I fix this, please? I am using Firefox as my browser & am using WIN 10. Thanks from an old person!

Asked by SlimSylv 1 hour ago

Last reply by SlimSylv 25 minutes ago

Address bar

Somehow Firefox's address bar gets worse and worse every year (I've been using Firefox since 2004). I have it set both on my desktop computer and my Microsoft Surface to … (read more)

Somehow Firefox's address bar gets worse and worse every year (I've been using Firefox since 2004). I have it set both on my desktop computer and my Microsoft Surface to just show my bookmarked pages (since I can no longer control what pages show up on the drop down menu otherwise); this used to be fine (other than not being able to bookmark a ton of pages to keep it from being cluttered), but now nothing shows up on my Surface unless I type in the address bar. If I click the bar, nothing happens. It works fine on my desktop. I've messed with different settings trying to figure it out.

I used to use an addon called Oldbar or something to have some control over my address bar like the old days, since Mozilla saw it fit to take that control away from us, but now that addon no longer works. I just want a controlled list of my frequently visited websites. Why bother having a search bar if the address bar STILL tries to do searches? If I wanted to do a search, I would use the search bar. FIX THE ADDRESS BAR.

Asked by nostalgiaking309 6 days ago

Pressing the "Esc" button will cause all full screen videos to exit

Is there a way to stop the "Esc" button from exiting all my full screen videos? When I press the "Esc" button, I just want it to exit the full screen video that is curren… (read more)

Is there a way to stop the "Esc" button from exiting all my full screen videos? When I press the "Esc" button, I just want it to exit the full screen video that is currently active.

Thank you.

Asked by skyblue 6 days ago

Cannot set my startup page in Firefox 79.0 for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0

I tried setting webpage through the method I knew, i.e Go to Menu->Preferences->Home and set the Homepage and new windows settings to the URL you want. But the bug… (read more)

I tried setting webpage through the method I knew, i.e Go to Menu->Preferences->Home and set the Homepage and new windows settings to the URL you want.

But the bug is that, when I close Firefox and then open it fresh, it starts a blank page and does not load my required homepage. I have to click the home button.

When I already have Ff window open and I start a new window then it loads up my home page but, that redundant, since I could have opened the page I want in the first place.

Is there a solution to this?

Please help. Thank You.

Asked by rishabhhpatadia 5 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 4 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 4 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 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 1 day ago

nimbusweb.me opens a new tab every time I start firefox | How to stop it!

Using Firefox 79.0 | Add on NIMBUS | When I shutdown add-on Nimbus, it stops opening up a new focused Tab. However When I activate the add-on, it opens a new focused tab … (read more)

Using Firefox 79.0 | Add on NIMBUS | When I shutdown add-on Nimbus, it stops opening up a new focused Tab. However When I activate the add-on, it opens a new focused tab each time I open a new firefox session. It opens a focused tab pointing to: https://nimbusweb.me/capture-install/install.php I have tried several suggestions and it did not work. I've contacted Nimbus several times, however I did not receive a response. Thank you!

Asked by Nick Micale 5 days ago

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 5 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 2 days ago