Recent update to Firefox 78.15.Oesr, now can no longer reorder open windows

Greetings, I just updated to Firefox 78.15.Oesr and now am unable to reorder my open windows. As a student, I may have several projects open at a given time, and like to… (read more)

Greetings,

I just updated to Firefox 78.15.Oesr and now am unable to reorder my open windows. As a student, I may have several projects open at a given time, and like to have the project I am currently working on, next to the open Firefox window, for quick navigation between the browser and project. This option seems to have been disabled with the update. It is enough of a deal breaker that I may pursue reverting to the previous version of Firefox.

Also, the inability to delete bookmarks, and to close the bookmark window after selecting "show all bookmarks," remains a persistent frustration that I am surprised has not been addressed. With so many browser options available, these subtle annoyances are enough to prompt me to again shop around for alternatives, after being a Firefox devotee for over 10 years.

Thank you for your help, Josh Baker

Asked by shotgunreverend 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 23 minutes ago

fake site not detected

Hello, I have the current Firefox version (93.0) running on XUbuntu 20.04.03 LTS. Accidentally pasted the URL of a known phishing site (obtained from Phishtank) into the … (read more)

Hello,

I have the current Firefox version (93.0) running on XUbuntu 20.04.03 LTS. Accidentally pasted the URL of a known phishing site (obtained from Phishtank) into the address bar instead of a VirusTotal search box, and it browsed to the site. Verified in https://transparencyreport.google.com/safe-browsing/search?url=https:%2F%2Fdocs.google.com%2Fforms%2Fd%2Fe%2F1FAIpQLSeAhelw8U_QuFyvJDmAn4aYM-H6QXYahD7ZjaFXC6CdyuxaNQ%2Fviewform%3Fusp%3Dsend_form&hl=en that the site is blacklisted.

I thought that Google Safebrowsing is enabled by default? (Checked about:config and saw that the "safebrowsing" settings that are bold are the ones with timestamps e.g. lastupdatetime and nextupdatetime.)

Asked by 4232jl 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 32 minutes ago

Is there a working add-on like Conex/tab-groups

I was using Kesselberg's Conex add-on for years because it most closely approximated the functions of the old Tab Groups in Firefox. It worked great until the latest Fire… (read more)

I was using Kesselberg's Conex add-on for years because it most closely approximated the functions of the old Tab Groups in Firefox. It worked great until the latest Firefox update, but now it's broken, and he hasn't updated it since 2019, so I think it's a dead project at this point.

I've tried Simple Tab Groups and found it pretty useless for my purposes. I've been experimenting with Tab Stash and it's a little better, but still really not what I want.

I want something at least similar to Conex: an icon up top that I click to get a dropdown menu of all of the groups that I've set up, maybe with a search box to find tabs that I've forgotten which group they're in.

Does anyone know of anything like this that still works?

Asked by albo 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 44 minutes ago

Do not put autocomplete text in address bar while typing but do have a dropdown list of suggestions

Can you make the address bar not add autocomplete suggestions in the address bar where you're typing, but still put the suggestions dropdown list right below the address … (read more)

Can you make the address bar not add autocomplete suggestions in the address bar where you're typing, but still put the suggestions dropdown list right below the address bar?

I know you can do a workaround every time you use the address bar but I use address bars dozens or hundreds of times a day and I would like the address bar to work like I want without having to do dozens or hundreds of workarounds a day.

Asked by Chuck Baggett 2 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 55 minutes ago

Installing the latest version of Firefox

I just tried to install the latest version of Firefox, but couldn't. Not because the link did not work, but because of 2 different warnings not to I got. 1 was from Windo… (read more)

I just tried to install the latest version of Firefox, but couldn't. Not because the link did not work, but because of 2 different warnings not to I got. 1 was from Windows and the other from Avast. I'm concerned about the warnings. Can anyone help me with this?

Asked by strshne420 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 58 minutes ago

Bing Shopping links do not work with Firefox - but they do work in other browsers

Bing Shopping links do not work with Firefox - but they do work in other browsers... I do the search for [any given item]. It renders a mostly complete results page. Cli… (read more)

Bing Shopping links do not work with Firefox - but they do work in other browsers...

I do the search for [any given item]. It renders a mostly complete results page. Clicking on any of the product link[s] to the sellers' website renders a ~javascript void~ sort of error message in an otherwise blank new tab. Replicated this with several different items over the last week. Google searches and Bing searches result in non-responsive, irrelevant, and chronologically obsolete hits.

Bear in mind, the raw page, Bing Shopping <https://www.bing.com/shop> functions perfectly well in Opera... I have not tried it in either IE or Edge and I avoid Chrome like a recent worldwide pandemic.

I have not tampered with any of Firefox's settings.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by kaoz_indehouse 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

Number of tabs

In the current version of Firefox, if (which is very rare) I go and open more than 17 tabs, some go off the one end of the top of the screen, and I must scroll over to fi… (read more)

In the current version of Firefox, if (which is very rare) I go and open more than 17 tabs, some go off the one end of the top of the screen, and I must scroll over to find them. If I remember, on a very old version it was either 15 or 11 tabs before that happened.

Is there a way for me to change the 'limit number of tabs before they go off the end'? I would rather like to do that, but I have not found how. I would be most grateful if you can help.

Thanks,

Peter

Asked by PeterKoro 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Trying to open Firefox results in a blank window quickly opening and reclosing.

I just installed the Firefox browser using the installer on the official website. When I attempt to open Firefox, even as administrator, the window either quickly opens a… (read more)

I just installed the Firefox browser using the installer on the official website. When I attempt to open Firefox, even as administrator, the window either quickly opens and closes or doesn't open at all. I have no clue what is happening.

Asked by grayhoang 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Lost of all opened TABs in all my opened windows

Hello there !!! Today I had serious damage to my Mozilla Firefox. When I started up Firefox I realized that I lost all my opened tabs on all my (three) opened windows, al… (read more)

Hello there !!!

Today I had serious damage to my Mozilla Firefox. When I started up Firefox I realized that I lost all my opened tabs on all my (three) opened windows, although I had checked the box "Restore previous sessions" in the settings section.

I opened "settings" and I saw this box unchecked !!!!!

The unfortunate event of this failure is that I restarted Firefox and even worse I restarted the PC.

Now I wonder, after all these, if there is a way to restore all my lost TABs that, I believe, there are hidden somewhere...

Asked by rogergr311049 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

I forgot the main email address form my old Firefox account

So, I recently discovered that many passwords that I've used before have leaked online, and I've been changing passwords and deleting old accounts for days now. I've used… (read more)

So, I recently discovered that many passwords that I've used before have leaked online, and I've been changing passwords and deleting old accounts for days now.

I've used Firefox for many years back in the day, but I can't log in my old account because it seems my old email has been replaced by another one, and my email is now the secondary email for that account.

So every time I try to log in, I just get a message "needs main email address", which I, unfortunately, don't remember. I tried all addresses I have, but none of them worked.

I need help to either get access to my old account or at least delete it.

Any help would be much appreciated.

I can share the email address I'm speaking of upon request.

Asked by Wagnelles 6 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

Inspect element autocompletes endlessly

The tab under Inspect Element -> Inspector -> The column right beneath filter styles column has this feature that suggests you some css properties. On my browser th… (read more)

The tab under Inspect Element -> Inspector -> The column right beneath filter styles column has this feature that suggests you some css properties. On my browser they get filled in more than once, endlessly I might say (without me pressing any button). This makes it very hard to add any css styles and I'd like to know how to stop this behaviour.

Asked by TheBlackEagle 7 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

Unable to update Firefox via powershell with mar files

I am attempting to automate firefox updates and I am attempting to follow the guide listed below: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file … (read more)

I am attempting to automate firefox updates and I am attempting to follow the guide listed below: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file When I follow those steps the update.status file simply says "failed: 75". Does anybody know the meaning of this error code? Is there a resource out there that I could find which lists the meanings of other error codes? Or am I going about this the wrong way entirely, and there is some better solution for automating firefox updates? Any help is appreciated.

Asked by TheLomster 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Secure Connection Failures

Recently, two sites have given me 'Secure Connection Failed' errors. One was 'SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE', the other 'PE_END_OF_FILE'. These sites have worked fine for yea… (read more)

Recently, two sites have given me 'Secure Connection Failed' errors. One was 'SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE', the other 'PE_END_OF_FILE'. These sites have worked fine for years, now they don't.

Microsoft Edge has no trouble with either site.

Asked by rbr135 10 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Organization (school) logo appears as a broken image in Gmail (Google workspace)

Hello, My school uses Google workspace. The logo of my schools appears as a broken image in Gmail/Google drive etc. when I use Mozilla Firefox (Ver 93.0) to login into my… (read more)

Hello, My school uses Google workspace. The logo of my schools appears as a broken image in Gmail/Google drive etc. when I use Mozilla Firefox (Ver 93.0) to login into my account. The problem does not happen if I use other browsers like Chrome or Microsoft edge. Could you please look into this problem. I am attaching a screenshot.

Thank You Samarjeet Chanda

Asked by mechanical.samarjeet 13 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Unable to log in to Fifth Third Bank

I have used Firefox for years to log in to Fifth Third Bank. The last several months it has worked intermittently. The last 2 weeks it won't work at all. I have done all … (read more)

I have used Firefox for years to log in to Fifth Third Bank. The last several months it has worked intermittently. The last 2 weeks it won't work at all. I have done all of the suggestions in Firefox help. Deleted cookies, Reset, Refreshed, etc. No success. I am able to log in using Chrome. The bank tells me that when I am using Firefox they do not see me trying to log in. They can see me immediately when I use Chrome. I am getting an error message number that is not helpful and an IP address that indicates it is tied to Comcast in my hometown. Help! I don't want to use Chrome!

Asked by wepage175 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

paypal site - I can't get past the VERIFICATION display.

When trying to get to paypal.com, I get stacked at the VERIFICATION (in French) display and can't get to the site. I've called paypal and tried from CHROME and it worked… (read more)

When trying to get to paypal.com, I get stacked at the VERIFICATION (in French) display and can't get to the site. I've called paypal and tried from CHROME and it worked alright. I've changed the password,I've deleted the cookies in CLIQZ but can't get pass VERIFICATION. I must go to CHROME for any transactions with paypal. This didn't happen before (a few days ago). Could you pls help me??? Cristina Aragona

Asked by cristinaaragona 8 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Open links in tabs instead of new windows different in W11

I set "Open links in tabs instead of new windows" and it opens the bookmark link in a new tab in W10. It opens the bookmark link in the current tab in W11. Both are v93. … (read more)

I set "Open links in tabs instead of new windows" and it opens the bookmark link in a new tab in W10. It opens the bookmark link in the current tab in W11. Both are v93.

My preference would be the W10 way.

Not sure why this would be an OS related issue but there we are.

Regards

Kevin

Asked by kjcmalden 16 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago