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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 53 minutes ago

Browser window bleeding onto extended monitor "white bar"

Extended desktop, two different PCs, vertical layout. Upon opening Firefox a white bar appears across the bottom of the top screen and the only way to get rid of it is to… (read more)

Extended desktop, two different PCs, vertical layout.

Upon opening Firefox a white bar appears across the bottom of the top screen and the only way to get rid of it is to hit F11 (Fullscreen) twice. Minimizing, maximizing, restoring all have no effect - only taking it from a normal window to Fullscreen view (no menu bar or tabs), then back to a normal window works.

It happens on every new window opened and it doesn't matter which display it is opened on, the bar will be there if moved to the bottom screen, until F11 is pushed for that instance of Firefox twice.

This has happened before and it would seem to go away on later updates, but it is currently visible on every computer I have that has one display above another.

Asked by tahwos 5 days ago

Last reply by tahwos 1 hour ago

warn on quit

It's so frustrating that the keyboard shortcut for closing tabs is right beside the one to quit Firefox. I've lost countless hours because of this, and it's so easy to ac… (read more)

It's so frustrating that the keyboard shortcut for closing tabs is right beside the one to quit Firefox. I've lost countless hours because of this, and it's so easy to accidentally do. Is there a way to keep this from happening? A simple "Are you sure" confirmation dialog would be great, or I really like the Chrome "hold command-Q" to exit feature. This seemingly simple function is proving extremely difficult to accomplish.

Yes, I'm aware of session restore, but (1) It does not preserve my window arrangement. I use multiple desktops for various tasks, and they each have related browser windows. (2) I need to see webpages exactly as they were when I opened them. Sessions expire, dynamic pages are refreshed, content is removed etc. That is all lost.

I do not want to disable session restore completely. It can still be useful. But, I do not want to trigger session restore automatically every time. Manual activation is ideal.

regarding: "browser.tabs.warnOnClose" I do not want a warning for closing multiple tabs. I often have many windows open and that warning gets annoying. It also doesn't prevent me from accidentally quitting when I only have one tab open.

I tried setting browser.warnOnQuit to true, but it's ignored.

I simply want a confirmation when I use the keyboard shortcut to QUIT. That's it. No side effects. Can Firefox do this?

Asked by exekutive 3 months ago

Last reply by exekutive 1 hour ago

mail to: wrong account

setting up new win 10 desktop. firefox browser and thunderbird email... when i try the mail to: button i am asked to choose from sveral online services. i want the mail t… (read more)

setting up new win 10 desktop. firefox browser and thunderbird email... when i try the mail to: button i am asked to choose from sveral online services. i want the mail to go thru my thunderbird account as it does on my other machines. i tried selecting another program in application preferences but it doesn't seem to work. come on guys, this is basic stuff. what's going on???? please? i need this feature!

Asked by nealevanparker 2 hours ago

Unable to Restore my Bookmarks After Refreshing Firefox

I recently refreshed my Firefox, as it was being very slow. I'm trying to restore my bookmarks now and just getting the message "unable to process the backup file". Googl… (read more)

I recently refreshed my Firefox, as it was being very slow. I'm trying to restore my bookmarks now and just getting the message "unable to process the backup file". Googling the problem turns up long, technical answers that I can't parse. Can somebody explain to me (a computer idiot) how to fix this?

Asked by eric.oh625 3 hours ago

Browser Trouble

I have AT&T internet just started 24 hours ago...i get this message from time to time???....and i am not sure why??? Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We … (read more)

I have AT&T internet just started 24 hours ago...i get this message from time to time???....and i am not sure why???


Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

We can’t connect to the server at support.mozilla.org.

If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try:

   Try again later.
   Check your network connection.
   If you are connected but behind a firewall, check that Firefox has permission to access the Web.

Asked by Stingman1 3 hours 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 3 hours ago

Facebook starts with page on which all clikable options are unresponsive

I have just migrated from back up of my 2011 iMac to new 2019 iMac. When I open Facebook it opens to a page with one persons posting. When I try any of the clickable link… (read more)

I have just migrated from back up of my 2011 iMac to new 2019 iMac.

When I open Facebook it opens to a page with one persons posting. When I try any of the clickable links on that page they open to blank pages.

When I use Safari all is working as normal.

I have Firefox 79 and Mac OSx 10.15.6.

I have tried starting Firefox in Safe Mode to no avail. I have also done a reset to default settings but again no avail.

Asked by frostrs 3 hours ago

Problems since v79 update

Ever since my Firefox updated on my windows 10 I have been having a lot of problems. Very slow loading times, any video I watch (whether it is youtube, twitch, hulu, etc… (read more)

Ever since my Firefox updated on my windows 10 I have been having a lot of problems. Very slow loading times, any video I watch (whether it is youtube, twitch, hulu, etc.) buffers constantly, and if i have even only 2 tabs open i get the message in the yellow bar saying a webpage is slowing down your browser. I have tried a few different things; virus scan, checking installed programs to make sure nothing thats not suppose to be there is there, running firefox with add-ons disabled to see if that helps (didnt change anything), and restarting firefox. So asking for help on this, any solutions or insights are very appreciated. Thank you in advance.

Asked by brian.kilar 5 hours ago

History being recorded during private browsing

I am using the current release of the browser and I've noticed sites I've visited during private browsing are showing up under Highlights when opening a blank new tab. I'… (read more)

I am using the current release of the browser and I've noticed sites I've visited during private browsing are showing up under Highlights when opening a blank new tab.

I've noticed this at home and at work as I use sync.

When I delete the page from highlights I'm asked if I'm sure I want to delete the link from my history

Asked by gerard.kean 5 hours ago

How To Clean Out Prefs That Are Clearly Old And Out of Date?

I have used and updated Firefox for years. I am now on v79. And in my prefs.js file (about:config) there is tons of old crap. Things like references to old addons which c… (read more)

I have used and updated Firefox for years. I am now on v79. And in my prefs.js file (about:config) there is tons of old crap. Things like references to old addons which cannot even be installed any more and were removed during updates, prtiner setup stuff for printers I no longer own, and something that is causing the rendering of chase.com to be messed up and the site unusable in FF.

Is there some reasonable way to clean up the prefs.js? Using about:config does not seem to remove entries, only reset them to default. If I exit FF and edit the file in my text editor, FF doesn't work right when re-started - I have to restore the profile folder from a backup.

There must be some way. Any help/tips?

Thanks

Asked by whitedavidp 8 hours ago

Last reply by whitedavidp 7 hours ago

Right click pop-op menu triggers immediately

Hello, whenever I use the right click, the pop-up menu triggers but it immediately registers a left click. This behavior is VERY annoying since it means that I accidenta… (read more)

Hello, whenever I use the right click, the pop-up menu triggers but it immediately registers a left click. This behavior is VERY annoying since it means that I accidentally go to the previous page whenever I right click.

So far it only happens when right clicking on the web page itself, and only on Firefox.

I've installed Arch Linux x86_64 with the 5.7.12 kernel and using i3-gaps as the WM

Asked by Manuel Saavedra 7 hours ago

Firefox 79 with no connections establishes a connection

FF with no tabs, add-ons or browsers open establishes a connection to the following 104.16.248.249:https (ESTABLISHED) ec2-52-27-98-21.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com:htt… (read more)

FF with no tabs, add-ons or browsers open establishes a connection to the following

104.16.248.249:https (ESTABLISHED) ec2-52-27-98-21.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com:https (ESTABLISHED)

Why is this occurring?

Asked by Mace2 4 days ago

Last reply by Mace2 7 hours ago

Unable to connect to any web page via SOCKS5

Ok so I have an issue with loading web pages via SOCKS5 + VPN in Firefox I tried disable all the plug-ins also changed **network.proxy.allow\_hijacking\_localhost** from … (read more)

Ok so I have an issue with loading web pages via SOCKS5 + VPN in Firefox

I tried disable all the plug-ins also changed **network.proxy.allow\_hijacking\_localhost** from false to true and also changed **network.proxy.socks\_remote\_dns** from false to true.

None of this options helped :( I spent all day to figure out what's the problem but with no result.

I have used instructions on how to set up SOCKS5 from here: https://5socks.net/Manual/browser\_en.html(https://5socks.net/Manual/browser_en.html) but every time I try to acces let's say [google.com](https://google.com) I get the message "Unable to connect" like there is no internet.

I beg you guys to help me out... I did a lot of research but didn't find any proper solution.

Thanks in advance! Hope everyone is healthy and happy!

Asked by ambrustoica 7 hours ago

How to delete "main" sites (like "youtube.com") from automatic suggestions in the address bar

When I type "you" in the address bar, Firefox autofills to "youtube.com". However, I would like it to autofill to "youtube.com/feed/subscriptions" instead. In other ca… (read more)

When I type "you" in the address bar, Firefox autofills to "youtube.com". However, I would like it to autofill to "youtube.com/feed/subscriptions" instead.

In other cases, I can use shift+delete to remove suggestions so they no longer are offered; however, this does not appear to work for sites like youtube.com, as pressing shift+delete temporarily removes the suggestion but adding an additional "t" ("yout") causes it to autofill as "youtube.com" again.

Is there a way to delete these suggestion so the subdomain "youtube.com/feed/subscriptions" is automatically suggested when I start typing this?

Asked by fourninefourninefour 7 hours 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 7 hours ago

Authenticate Firefox Download

Hi, I am responsible for authenticating software downloads and am looking for this information for the latest version of Firefox. Please help - SHA256, cert or other ??? … (read more)

Hi, I am responsible for authenticating software downloads and am looking for this information for the latest version of Firefox. Please help - SHA256, cert or other ??? would be helpful.

Asked by acjohnson57 8 hours ago

Copy-pasting an indent from Google Docs to Word (or other websites) turns the indent into 5 spaces

Hi, It's pretty much exactly as the title says. If I copy formatted text from Google Docs that has indents and paste it elsewhere, all the indents turn into 5 spaces. Al… (read more)

Hi,

It's pretty much exactly as the title says. If I copy formatted text from Google Docs that has indents and paste it elsewhere, all the indents turn into 5 spaces. All other formatting stays the same, though.

It's definitely some problem related to my browser, as I don't have the same problem on Google Chrome. I even tested it with the exact same file/text to be sure.

Any ideas?

Asked by Jessica 8 hours ago