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Autoplay not always blocked

Firefox 78 sometimes fails to block autoplay, e.g. scrolling the front page of reddit.com or a subreddit will intermittently show videos playing. This worked in 77. Some … (read more)

Firefox 78 sometimes fails to block autoplay, e.g. scrolling the front page of reddit.com or a subreddit will intermittently show videos playing.

This worked in 77. Some about:config entries I'd swear were set in 77 have vanished; I tried adding them manually, but the autoplay blocking is still hit and miss.

Also, not sure if Troubleshooting Information uploaded successfully or the page broke (see screenshot).

Asked by Jens Lyn IV 3 days ago

Answered by Jens Lyn IV 3 days ago

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Sync no longer synchronizes any elements

Hello, Since 3-4 days, Sync no longer synchronizes any elements, from one device to another i no longer have access to my passwords saved in Lockwise or my shared tabs. I… (read more)

Hello,

Since 3-4 days, Sync no longer synchronizes any elements, from one device to another i no longer have access to my passwords saved in Lockwise or my shared tabs. I tried to disconnect all my devices then reconnect, i "forced" synchro, i installed the Lockwise Android app on my phone but but the sync runs in a vacuum so the app doesnt seem to download my data & credentials...

What can i do more to recover my data or restore sync ?

Asked by Jinx 4 days ago

Answered by the-edmeister 2 days ago

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Prevent FireFox from executing a search for "unknown" domains

Since one of the recent FireFox updates, the default action in the URL bar for "unknown" domains is always a search. As a web developer, this is extremely aggravating, si… (read more)

Since one of the recent FireFox updates, the default action in the URL bar for "unknown" domains is always a search. As a web developer, this is extremely aggravating, since I can no longer type "foo.local" into the URL bar and confirm, in order to access http://foo.local/ (see also attached image). It will instead execute a search for "foo.local".

I have looked through the options of browser.urlbar in about:config, but so far I couldn't identify if any of these options would influence this new behaviour.

Asked by fritzmg 5 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 days ago

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Forums

Why can I ask in the firefox forums, all of them, but the button is missing in the thunderbird forum? I have a thunderbird related problem...

Asked by atgi005 5 days ago

Answered by McCoy 5 days ago

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Close Multiple Tabs sub-menu in context menu

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context … (read more)

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context menu. Is there's a way to change this so that they will appear directly in the main context menu? I use "close tabs to the right" often and I find this very annoying.

Asked by gershonido 1 month ago

Answered by gershonido 3 weeks ago

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How can I fix firefox tabs crashing?

Ever since the end of February Firefox has had a habit of crashing on me at random, usually just a tab or so but there's been times where the whole browser just ups and c… (read more)

Ever since the end of February Firefox has had a habit of crashing on me at random, usually just a tab or so but there's been times where the whole browser just ups and crashes. I am using Firefox 73.0.1 (64-bit) on a Windows 7 Professional computer.

1. This mainly occurs when viewing a video (mostly Youtube), scrolling down on pages, or opening or switching to a new tab.

2. Beforehand if there were issues it would take a few seconds to load the tab, now it just instantly crashes.

3. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing, clearing everything, turning off add-ons, and changing options and nothing has worked. At best, I've stopped it from crashing on launch and disabling add-ons.

4. This issue does not happen on other browsers, nor has my computer shown any unusual behavior.

5. It did not start immediately with the new update, which I got the 20th. It started occurring a week or so after.

Asked by krazykopter96 3 months ago

Answered by krazykopter96 3 months ago

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Geolocation not working

Hi, Geolocation doesn't seem to work on Firefox for me. I can't use Google Maps or other location-based services even after giving permissions. I found this post: https:/… (read more)

Hi,

Geolocation doesn't seem to work on Firefox for me. I can't use Google Maps or other location-based services even after giving permissions.

I found this post: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1282004#answer-1297537

I got the following results:

https://browserleaks.com/geo - I get "POSITION_UNAVAILABLE" https://bestvpn.org/html5demos/geo/ - "failed" https://www.iplocation.net/find-ip-address - correctly gives New York, New York, the location of my VPN's proxy

I also copied the following from 'about:config':

Application Basics


Name: Firefox Version: 78.0.1 Build ID: 20200701193652 Distribution ID: archlinux User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:78.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/78.0 OS: Linux 5.7.7-arch1-1 Multiprocess Windows: 1/1 Enabled by default Remote Processes: 8 Enterprise Policies: Inactive Google Location Service Key: Found Google Safebrowsing Key: Found Mozilla Location Service Key: Found Safe Mode: false

Thanks in advance for your help!

Asked by mostlyaspambox 5 hours ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 2 hours ago

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Separate search engine for private mode missing, no option to search selected text in private mode

In firefox 77 I could choose different search engine for example duckduckgo as default search engine in private mode. In 78.0.1 this setting is missing, no way to search … (read more)

In firefox 77 I could choose different search engine for example duckduckgo as default search engine in private mode. In 78.0.1 this setting is missing, no way to search selected text privately or set different search engine for private mode. Only workaround is to go to about:config and enable "browser.search.separatePrivateDefault.ui.enabled". This fixes both problems. Is this still in beta and not officially available or are my settings wrong?

Asked by Piterk 10 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 9 hours ago

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Alternate Stylesheets in local HTML file?

It seems that Firefox on Win10 does not present alternate stylesheets in local files. See for example: https://www.w3.org/Style/Examples/007/alternatives I have a trivial… (read more)

It seems that Firefox on Win10 does not present alternate stylesheets in local files.

See for example: https://www.w3.org/Style/Examples/007/alternatives

I have a trivial HTML file, e.g., c:\alternate_stylesheet.html, with a few of those examples of alternative stylesheets, like:

 <link rel="alternate stylesheet"
       type="text/css"
       href="http://www.w3.org/StyleSheets/Core/Steely" title=Steely>
 <link rel="alternate stylesheet"
       type="text/css"
       href="http://dbaron.org/style/forest" title="Forest (by David Baron)">

Viewing such a trivial HTML page in Firefox on Win10, the View > Page Style list is the default - just "No Style" and "Basic Page Style". The list does not include the head link alternate stylesheet options.

Why not?

IE has no trouble with these (menu View > Style presents them as expected), which seems to confirm that the trivial HTML code is correct.

Any advice?

Asked by Dante 12 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 hours ago

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Extension window on Max window size

OK sorry about not getting right back, I ask for help then I don't follow through not the best way of doing this. So I have done some more exploring on this problem. I am… (read more)

OK sorry about not getting right back, I ask for help then I don't follow through not the best way of doing this. So I have done some more exploring on this problem. I am not sure what's going on. So I am running dual display on a laptop running windows 10 . Seems to me everything is updated. So up on the main display (external display) it's OK everything seems to be great on it.

So if I go to the laptop display that's where my problem is. So what I have done is on max the window is where I get this problem. Min. the size window goes away if the screen's location is about 1" down from the top of the frame on the screen. If I move it up some just a little 3/4" it seems to be a small drop down window again. If I move it up even more not to the max but just up to say about 1/2" the drop down window gets bigger however it is still cut down with no way to scroll down to see the rest of the window. So what my thoughts are is the over scan of the video is too big? If so how do I take care of it? I hope this helps out. Let me know thank you for your help on this matter. So if I go to single display its all good on the laptop window.

UPDATE: So I have also played with other web browser, Chrome and Edge and I can't recreate it in those browsers. I adjusted the over scan so its not that. I can't get full Images of both displays at once to big of file.

Asked by Me 13 hours ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 hour ago

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Unwanted google and amazon search suggestions in address bar

Hi, I am running Firefox 78.0.1 64-bit on MacOS Catalina 10.15.5. I get these unwanted advertisements for Google and Amazon whenever I go to type in the address bar (see … (read more)

Hi,

I am running Firefox 78.0.1 64-bit on MacOS Catalina 10.15.5.

I get these unwanted advertisements for Google and Amazon whenever I go to type in the address bar (see attached images). How do I disable them? I can't see any option in the "Search" section of Preferences or searching Preferences in general. My search engine of choice is DuckDuckGo, and I do not have an Amazon account. Why does Firefox think have a desire to interact with these companies?

Thanks in advance for your help!

Asked by mostlyaspambox 13 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 9 hours ago

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Highlighting PDF text on Firefox

1. I had downloaded previous PDF files using Microsoft Edge. They came up on Firefox with no problems. I was able to highlight PDF text with no problems. 2. Today, I flip… (read more)

1. I had downloaded previous PDF files using Microsoft Edge. They came up on Firefox with no problems. I was able to highlight PDF text with no problems. 2. Today, I flipped a switch to download a PDF file using Firefox and to always display PDF files in Firefox. All previous Edge PDF files immediately had their icon changed. 3. Now, I can define the PDF text I want to highlight, but there is no action to click on to make the highlighting happen in a color of my choice.

Asked by slmathews99 15 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 14 hours ago

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Problem with Wayland and context-Menu

I am in Fedora 32 with Gnome and Wayland…when i want to change the properties of an bookmark in the sidebar, the context-menu doesn't work. Did anyone notice the problem … (read more)

I am in Fedora 32 with Gnome and Wayland…when i want to change the properties of an bookmark in the sidebar, the context-menu doesn't work. Did anyone notice the problem or is there an bug report? (i do not know where i have to look at :/ )

Asked by Gre0 15 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 15 hours ago

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Unable to sign into Microsofoft account, using Firefox, (I'm signed in) on my husbands Windows 10 home computer, a Dell Inspirion

I get this error when I try to sign into my microsoft account on Firefox: AADSTS50196: The server terminated an operation because it encountered a client request loop. I… (read more)

I get this error when I try to sign into my microsoft account on Firefox: AADSTS50196: The server terminated an operation because it encountered a client request loop. I am using my home computer which is updated to Windows 10

Asked by PAT 16 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 15 hours ago

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Maximizing Firefox's window will result in a portion being hidden behind dock Mac OSX CATALINA

I am on Catalina OSX and when I press the maximize button (Alt + the green button, just so you know I am not making it full screen), or double click the top bar of firefo… (read more)

I am on Catalina OSX and when I press the maximize button (Alt + the green button, just so you know I am not making it full screen), or double click the top bar of firefox, it stretches the window all the way down resulting in the dock hiding a portion of it. This is the only app that has this behaviour and I tried looking around in firefox's settings to no avail :(

I can manually resize the window so it won't overlap with the dock but as soon as I quit and come back to it, it resets to the original problematic size.


Please help ! Pretty pretty pleeeease!

Thanks for your time and I hope every one of you is safe in these dire times!

Asked by cyrgabriel 20 hours ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 20 hours ago

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The site is not loading

Good afternoon. The site is not loading https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/hot-dog-calories?slot_pos=article_1&utm_source=Sailthru%20Email&utm_medium=Email&am… (read more)

Good afternoon. The site is not loading https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/hot-dog-calories?slot_pos=article_1&utm_source=Sailthru%20Email&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=authoritynutrition&utm_content=2020-07-03&apid=25358168. Throws error 502 Bad Gateway. The site used to load normally. What is the problem.

Asked by savenko.67 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 17 hours ago