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Firefox Location bar issue with new version

With the newest Firefox, when I type in the address of where I want to go, the bar drops down and gives me all kinds of search and suggestions...I DON'T WANT THIS. I know… (read more)

With the newest Firefox, when I type in the address of where I want to go, the bar drops down and gives me all kinds of search and suggestions...I DON'T WANT THIS. I know where I want to go. How can I get rid of this area. See photo.

Asked by tpholt 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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recent update caused tabs to revert to top

just installed the latest current Firefox update which has reverted my tabs to the top rather than below my bookmarks toolbar. suffice to say this is rather annoying as c… (read more)

just installed the latest current Firefox update which has reverted my tabs to the top rather than below my bookmarks toolbar.

suffice to say this is rather annoying as changing the "browser.tabs.onTop" setting in the about:config which l originally did doesnt work any more l did find a userchrome.css file as well that said it would do it on this site but alas my tabs are still above the address bar and not below the bookmarks toolbar where l want them. any help to resolve this would be greatly appreciated due to the most recent update causing them to revert back to the top.

Asked by timelesspa 2 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 years ago

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How do you get rid of all types of auto completion when typing in an address in the address bar?

The search bar setting is set to "Use the address bar for search and navigation", I don't want to use "Add search bar in toolbar", because I don't want to have the extra … (read more)

The search bar setting is set to "Use the address bar for search and navigation", I don't want to use "Add search bar in toolbar", because I don't want to have the extra search field in the top part of the browser, and if I go to customize, and remove it, it just changes the setting back to "Use the address bar for search and navigation".

I've already disabled the default search engine: "Provide search suggestions", and Address Bar: "Browsing history", "Bookmarks", and "Open tabs" options.

I want to be able to type an address in the address bar, without having any kind of auto completion options, but right now when I try to type and address like google for example, it still shows two lines with visit and search options, and it says "search for google with:", then shows icons for a bunch of different search engines.

I used to use firefox but stopped using it a while ago when they made ridiculous changes to it, and I'd like to use it again, but I don't know how to disable the address bar auto completion settings completely. Is there a way to fix that? Thanks.

Asked by ip02 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Ask to save logins and passwords for websites not checked

I am running with ubuntu 18.04 I know, this is an ongoing thing. I also understand that there are, possibly, other programs that might interfere with Firefox always Aski… (read more)

I am running with ubuntu 18.04

I know, this is an ongoing thing. I also understand that there are, possibly, other programs that might interfere with Firefox always Asking to save logins and passwords for websites. I even understand why other password programs might consider Firefox to be a danger to the security of said passwords.

I, however, want Thunderbird to ask to save regardless of what another program or whatever thinks. Given the number of thoughts on this one I suspect that, eventually, you will figure out a way to simply write it in stone no matter what another program thinks.

I notice that there are command line options. As far as I can tell I can't tell Firefox, when starting, to make sure the Ask to save logins and passwords for websites is checked but could such a thing be possible? This would allow me to add a command line when I start firefox on startup. How about "Ask to save logins and passwords for websites = 1" or, say, add a line like that to the profile page? (that might even be better and then the profile file could become kindofa ini file for users.)

Thank you...............

Just a thought..............

Asked by greg 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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How can I get my tabs underneath the adress bar with version 65.0?

New update - again problems. I couldn't manage to get my tabs below the adress bar, although I used the trick with the css-File in the profiles. Which possibility do I ha… (read more)

New update - again problems. I couldn't manage to get my tabs below the adress bar, although I used the trick with the css-File in the profiles. Which possibility do I have now?

Asked by DHering 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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WE HATE TABS ON TOP CAN YOU PLEASE STOP BEING PRICKS AND FORCING THIS ON USERS?

Stop, I am about to drop firefox. Since 50 something you changed, and you say its always like that but that is false. You changed tabs on top like in version 40, sinc… (read more)

Stop, I am about to drop firefox. Since 50 something you changed, and you say its always like that but that is false. You changed tabs on top like in version 40, since then we all complain and you insist on this. I am about to drop firefox for good. Stop

Asked by gagayogini 2 years ago

Last reply by HeyMr.DJ 1 year ago

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How to i remove the "X" button on a tab when i only have one tab open?

I want the remove the "X" button when i have a single tab open. not when i have multiple tabs open. i constantly close Firefox when i mean to open a 2nd tab. It isnt a p… (read more)

I want the remove the "X" button when i have a single tab open. not when i have multiple tabs open. i constantly close Firefox when i mean to open a 2nd tab.

It isnt a problem if i close a tab if i have other tabs open because i can just use "CTL+SHIFT+T" to reopen the tab, but if i close a single tab, all of firefox closes. there used to be add-ons which gave me the options, but not anymore.

Asked by shadowkon626 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Need to remove status bar. No old userChrome.css solutions work

I loathe the status bar. I can't stand it flashing in the corner of my fullscreen videos. I don't know why on earth it exists and why there is not a simple menu option to… (read more)

I loathe the status bar. I can't stand it flashing in the corner of my fullscreen videos. I don't know why on earth it exists and why there is not a simple menu option to disable it, as I am not very good with even simple code. I have tried as many of the userChrome.css code solutions as I can find and none of them have done anything. I just want it gone, I can't stand it.

Asked by tk5159 2 years ago

Last reply by Scribe 2 years ago

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addons.mozilla.org needs an override for installing incompatible addons

There is a major issue regarding the addons.mozilla.org method of addon compatibility checking. The problem is that when a addon is detected as incompatible based on vers… (read more)

There is a major issue regarding the addons.mozilla.org method of addon compatibility checking. The problem is that when a addon is detected as incompatible based on version number it becomes impossible to attempt to install it even if the add on it's self is compatible.

The example I am going to use here are unofficial forks of firefox that support both web extensions and npapi plugins. Because some of these forks use quantum version numbers it disables the ability to install the npapi legacy addons (which are still fully compatible)

It is IMPERATIVE that advanced users are provided with an INSTALL ANYWAY button because frankly its a bit stupid and completely broken to prevent advanced users from installing an add on just because of a version number mismatch.

This needs to be fixed and it needs to be fixed yesterday.

I included a image displaying a mockup of how I expect the site to behave instead of simply disabling the addon

Asked by Mike_Loeven 2 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 years ago

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1. how do i remove the Support (Mozilla) banner from my screen 2. why can't I customize the toolbar as I did for Classic (which I know is no longer available).

current toolbar buttons are too light and add-ons offer nothing like those that I had with Classic. Where are options to get color icons and darker print for menu and to… (read more)

current toolbar buttons are too light and add-ons offer nothing like those that I had with Classic. Where are options to get color icons and darker print for menu and toolbars

Asked by vnvmc_r 2 years ago

Last reply by HibaDuk 2 years ago

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I'm trying to move tabs to the bottom. Some answers refer to userchrome. I don't have userchrome

I'm trying to move tabs to the bottom. Some of the community answers talk about adding code to the userchrome.sss file, however I don't have that file in my Firefox fold… (read more)

I'm trying to move tabs to the bottom. Some of the community answers talk about adding code to the userchrome.sss file, however I don't have that file in my Firefox folder. How do you get or create that file and what should be in it?

Asked by DLA112 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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i hope urlbar and TabsToolbar are on the same line

Now, the screen is really wide enough, the height is not enough, One line URLBAR is not necessary Use Userchrome to implement urlbar-container and TabsToolbar are on th… (read more)

Now, the screen is really wide enough, the height is not enough, One line URLBAR is not necessary

Use Userchrome to implement urlbar-container and TabsToolbar are on the same line

Upgrading FIREFOX to 65.0 is a bit of a problem because TabsToolbar is in titlebar and urlbar is in nav-bar.

Hopefully, urlbar-container can be moved to Tabs Toolbar like a button, which is simple, the previous version(<20.x) is possible.

Asked by exdsoft 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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How to stop Firefox from making automatic requests on startup

Every time I start Firefox with a new profile, despite trying in several ways to make this not happen, Firefox automatically makes a series of requests to URL's and will … (read more)

Every time I start Firefox with a new profile, despite trying in several ways to make this not happen, Firefox automatically makes a series of requests to URL's and will retry them repeatedly when those requests fail.

``` GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 POST https://shavar.services.mozilla.com/downloads?client=Firefox&appver=60.2&pver=2.2 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 POST https://shavar.services.mozilla.com/downloads?client=Firefox&appver=60.2&pver=2.2 ... (and so on) ```

I am trying to make this not happen. I'm ideally looking for a setup where Firefox will make no requests at all without me explicitly telling it to but just eliminating the two requests above would be a great start!

Here's what I've tried so far:

1. Uncheck "Provide search suggestions" in `about:preferences#search`

2. I've followed these instructions --- https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-stop-firefox-making-automatic-connections

2. Here are a combination of select settings from my `user.js` preferences file that I put in to place before opening Firefox in my attempts to stop this. Some of these may or may not be relevant but I'm including them so you have some idea what I've tried: ``` user_pref("app.update.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.tabs.crashReporting.sendReport", false); user_pref("browser.crashReports.unsubmittedCheck.enabled", false) user_pref("browser.search.update", false); user_pref("browser.search.suggest.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.systemAddon.update.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.update.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.downloads.remote.enabled", false); user_pref('browser.search.geoSpecificDefaults.url', ); user_pref('media.gmp-manager.url', ); user_pref('browser.safebrowsing.provider.mozilla.updateURL', ); user_pref('browser.safebrowsing.provider.mozilla.gethashURL', ) user_pref('browser.search.cohort', ); user_pref("services.sync.prefs.sync.browser.urlbar.suggest.searches", false); ``` Any ideas?

Asked by unverified_contact 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How can I get tabs back below bookmarks toolbar in FF65 on a mac

The latest FF 65 moved the tabs to the top, where they should not be. The old css workaround doesn't work, and all of the "new" fixes I've tried on my iMac IOS v. 10.13.6… (read more)

The latest FF 65 moved the tabs to the top, where they should not be. The old css workaround doesn't work, and all of the "new" fixes I've tried on my iMac IOS v. 10.13.6 either don't work or put the tabs bar ON TOP of the bookmarks bar. The tabs should be connected to the window they pertain to. Can someone please help me figure this out? I'm not a programmer and really don't want to be, but I really can't stand having the tabs at the top. Thanks for any help.

Asked by jmazzeo 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Reduce buffer between Bookmark Toolbar icons?

I just updated from a much older version of Firefox, and now fewer bookmark icons fit in my bookmarks toolbar. I'm hoping there's a way in about:config that I can reduce … (read more)

I just updated from a much older version of Firefox, and now fewer bookmark icons fit in my bookmarks toolbar. I'm hoping there's a way in about:config that I can reduce the buffer space between Bookmarks Toolbar icons.

(Yes, I already deleted the names on the bookmarks in my toolbar, I'm way past that for many years now.)

Would really appreciate some quick pointers on this, since it's dumped 18 icons into the expansion area....

Asked by Josslyn81 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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how to make search/address awesome bar black

Hello boys and girls; I am using FF 64.0 on Win7. My theme is 'Black and Gold' and I have DuckDuckGo for my homepage. Everything is dark, minimalistic with gold lettering… (read more)

Hello boys and girls; I am using FF 64.0 on Win7. My theme is 'Black and Gold' and I have DuckDuckGo for my homepage. Everything is dark, minimalistic with gold lettering. However, the task bar at the bottom of the screen, the bookmarks bar, and the search/address/awesome/toolbar are all gray. The address bar is a lighter shade of gray with black lettering. I suspect that is a windows thing and I could probably learn to live with it, but would like to change it also. I would provide an image, but screenshot doesn't seem to want to include the the header or toolbars.

I have created a chrome file for a .css command, but I'm not sure if this is the right direction or what to put in it.

If it is possible, could someone please provide detailed instructions as to how to change these areas.

Asked by outis 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

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My tabs have moved to the top of my screen. How do I move them back to where they were - below my bookmarks?

My open website tabs have moved to the top of my screen. I have no idea why. I would like to move them back to where they were. Below my bookmarks toolbar.

Asked by AmyHartman 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Multirow on Firefox Quantum

I am trying very hard to use Firefox Quantum and move on from Firefox 56, and the one thing that most drives me crazy is the single row for tabs. I've tried implementing … (read more)

I am trying very hard to use Firefox Quantum and move on from Firefox 56, and the one thing that most drives me crazy is the single row for tabs.

I've tried implementing workarounds with the userChrome.css, such as the one found here: https://github.com/Izheil/Quantum-Nox-Firefox-Dark-Full-Theme/tree/master/Multirow%20and%20other%20functions/Multirow%20tabs — but all my attempts have failed.

Does anyone know of another solution?

It's been horrible using a browser with only one row for tabs. It's very hard to find the tabs I want and to manage my open tabs, even using the menu which shows all of them. I often have no idea of how many tabs I have open, and I often end up with multiple tabs for the same page because I am not aware that it is already open or because it would take too long to find it.

With Firefox 56 and Tab Mix Plus, I usually had around 40 to 50 tabs open most of the time, and when I'm researching stuff this number easily gets to the hundreds for a while. With Firefox Quantum I have been unable to manage my tabs properly: I end up with much more tabs than I really need and it's hard to keep then organized.

I feel like I am struggling to save a marriage that can't be saved. I don't want to leave Firefox, but it's becoming unbearable. Feel free to suggest another browser as a solution to my problem.

Asked by stuckon56 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago