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Shortcuts: sites you save OR visit – why can't I choose sites I save only?

This is a minor issue, but it's really annoying me. I like having certain pages pinned on the page that opens when I open a new tab; it's easier than always having to sea… (pročitajte više)

This is a minor issue, but it's really annoying me. I like having certain pages pinned on the page that opens when I open a new tab; it's easier than always having to search through my many bookmarks for pages I use every day. But I find it really annoying and unhelpful – and also embarrassing, if another person is there – that Firefox only allows me to do this if I also allow it to display sites I've visited. The two should be completely separate in my opinion, like on Chrome. I can delete individual sites, but they're just replaced with other, even less relevant ones. So now I have a blank, useless new tab page, instead of a helpful one that shows me the sites I need to get to, because I don't want to risk a coworker, friend, or family member randomly seeing whatever sites I may have visited once or twice months ago. (This doesn't have to be extreme (porn, etc) to be embarrassing; I don't necessarily want people to see that I've been shopping for jewelry or hair dye or whatever.) It's just unprofessional and unnecessary. Thanks for fielding my complaint.

Asked by peltafeldman prije 7 sati

Answered by TyDraniu prije 3 sati

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non pervasive change to applications/actions

Hi read your article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-fix-preferences-wont-save I have changed the action for content type "mail to" to my default email app ou… (pročitajte više)

Hi read your article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-fix-preferences-wont-save

I have changed the action for content type "mail to" to my default email app outlook. Despite this when I click on an embedded web page mail to link, the action reverts to the new office "mail" app which I do not want. When I get to the section in your article "User.js file overriding Firefox settings" as the next step in trying to fix the issue, and follow the instruction "Click the Firefox menu - and select Exit." then I am thrown out of the dialogue, it is not logical. Please advise as I don't even know if the user.js is causing the persistence?

Thanks Andrew

Asked by woodsterofarabia prije 4 dana

Answered by woodsterofarabia prije 6 sati

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Firefox hijacking Goolge search

I'm trying to completely turn off the address search bar function in Firefox. It' so annoying! I go to google. Start to type in the search bar on the page but all my typi… (pročitajte više)

I'm trying to completely turn off the address search bar function in Firefox. It' so annoying! I go to google. Start to type in the search bar on the page but all my typing ends up in the address bar. So frustrating! If I wanted to search from the address bar I wouldn't have gone to Google to do it. I DON'T want to search from the address bar EVER! So please don't say 'why don't you just..x,y or z'. I've managed to turn off all the address bar suggestions and whatnot with about a dozen different setting which is ridiculous. Turning off the rich results should fix everything but it doesn't. No mater what I try I cannot get text to appear in the Google search bar. So basically Firefox has stolen the functionality of the Google webpage for me. I've been using Firefox for a long time but lately I'm been questioning why a lot. Anyway, any suggestions to stop Firefox from hijacking my search would be appreciated.

Asked by bpereira prije 4 mjeseci

Answered by TNorth prije 4 mjeseci

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FVD Speed Dial (disabled)

Hi, I have been using FVD Speed Dial and created quite number of shortcuts for browsers. It was disabled without notified by Firefox. Anyway I can retrieve the link of sh… (pročitajte više)

Hi, I have been using FVD Speed Dial and created quite number of shortcuts for browsers. It was disabled without notified by Firefox. Anyway I can retrieve the link of shortcut I created? Or can I enable to FVD Speed Dial for a day for me to copy all the shortcuts? Thank you.

Asked by hongpl22 prije 6 dana

Last reply by ray.buttifant prije 3 dana

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New install of ublock origin - cannot find the icon

I just turned off AdBlock Plus in the Add-Ons screen and downloaded ublock origin to try it out. There is no icon for this new plug in to be found anywhere. I can manuall… (pročitajte više)

I just turned off AdBlock Plus in the Add-Ons screen and downloaded ublock origin to try it out. There is no icon for this new plug in to be found anywhere. I can manually go in and change the settings on this plugin in the add-ons screen but there is no icon anywhere to go in quicker or to show a report of how many items were blocked. When I try to Customize my toolbars, the icon is not available there either. The nearest threads I can find on this topic are from 2018 and their solutions are very basic use. Yes, of course I restarted the browser. TIA.


uBlock Origin: 1.39.0 Firefox: 87 filterset (summary):

 network: 83588
 cosmetic: 80376
 scriptlet: 18231
 html: 598

listset (total-discarded, last updated):

 added: 
   adguard-annoyance: 47817-586, now
 default: 
   ublock-filters: 30169-27, now
   ublock-badware: 3455-1, now
   ublock-privacy: 182-0, now
   ublock-abuse: 70-0, now
   ublock-unbreak: 1706-0, now
   easylist: 61109-543, now
   easyprivacy: 26327-473, now
   urlhaus-1: 10038-0, now
   plowe-0: 3699-3, now

filterset (user): [empty] modifiedUserSettings: [none] modifiedHiddenSettings: [none] supportStats:

 launchToReadiness: 1924
 launchFromSelfie: false

Asked by dlafontaine2 prije 4 dana

Answered by dlafontaine2 prije 3 dana

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Custom (System installed) fonts in Firefox?

I have some fonts that I have installed through normal methods. They are all ttf files. However, they do not show up in the firefox change fonts dialog box. Even many pre… (pročitajte više)

I have some fonts that I have installed through normal methods. They are all ttf files. However, they do not show up in the firefox change fonts dialog box. Even many pre-installed fonts do not show up. Websites are only able to use the local fonts listed in this dialog box. How will I then be able to use those fonts?

Asked by Arnav Bhate prije 1 mjeseci

Answered by Arnav Bhate prije 3 dana

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Remove Search function in Address Bar

Hello. After reading numerous posts addressing similar issues & having no success, I've decided to post a question of my own. I am running the current version of fire… (pročitajte više)

Hello. After reading numerous posts addressing similar issues & having no success, I've decided to post a question of my own. I am running the current version of firefox, 94.0.2. I use the Search Bar religiously for searches to sites like google, wikipedia, youtube, amazon, and ebay. I NEVER use the address bar for searches. I have attempted to disable all functionality associated with searching via the address bar. When I go to the address bar, it is because I have a specifc url I know I want to type with a specific destination in mind. Occasionally, I have a need to just go to the home page of one of my search sites, most often it's amazon.com. Recently (not sure which version of firefox) I've found when I go to the Address Bar & type amazon.com, I cannot just go to amazon.com, instead the address bar turns into a search bar. How do I disable this? Its driving me mad! I swear I've disabled every option I can within about:config related to urlb. Please Help. I don't want to switch to Chrome, but I'm tired of my settings getting messed up every time mozilla pushes a new version.

Asked by andrewpatricksmith prije 4 dana

Answered by andrewpatricksmith prije 4 dana

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New Version Searching

I don't really have a question. I have looked on the Mozilla site for a place to email the developers. I'm not happy with the new version of Firefox (attached) I have to … (pročitajte više)

I don't really have a question. I have looked on the Mozilla site for a place to email the developers. I'm not happy with the new version of Firefox (attached) I have to go into History and restore tabs every time I restart my computer, I like to have many tabs continuously open so this doesn't suit me at all. Also the new search function at the top of the screen in the typical URL box is not nice, I preferred when the search was in a box in the middle of the screen and suggestions popped up when you start typing a search. Suggestions don't pop up in the new Firefox version.

I really enjoy Firefox and have been using it many years, I just wanted to share my opinions of the new version.

Asked by garthcusters prije 5 dana

Answered by FredMcD prije 5 dana

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Problem with FVD Speed dial/EverHelper

I have been using FVD Speed dial for several years. A couple weeks ago, I upgraded my EverHelper/Nimbus web account to paid so that I could sync and keep all my bookmarks… (pročitajte više)

I have been using FVD Speed dial for several years. A couple weeks ago, I upgraded my EverHelper/Nimbus web account to paid so that I could sync and keep all my bookmarks since I lost them when my laptop crashed two weeks ago.

Today, I get a message from Firefox that FVD Speedial has been permanently disabled. I need my Speed dials back, and I need refund from somebody if I can't use the add-on anymore. It would be nice if Firefox would notify users ahead of time before unceremoniously blocking something as critical as this. I need to be able to access my speed dials so I can at least import them to some other app/add-on if necessary. I'd also like to know how to contact Nimbus if I need a refund.

Asked by danlex1 prije 6 dana

Last reply by Seburo prije 5 dana

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Speed-dial addon blocked

My firefox suddenly and without warning blocked my start page, the FVD speed-dial addon. I honestly do not care why it did, but how do I get my pages back? I mean I would… (pročitajte više)

My firefox suddenly and without warning blocked my start page, the FVD speed-dial addon. I honestly do not care why it did, but how do I get my pages back? I mean I would have appreciated a warning so I can save my pages and links, FFS! And speed-dial also synchronizes these pages across my laptops and mobile, so I lost everything everywhere, because Firefox is an ass??? How do I get the addon back along with my pages and links?

And sure, I don't have to use Firefox if it behaves likes this, blocking my addons without a warning first!

Damn.

Asked by nadasdy.nora prije 6 dana

Answered by Seburo prije 6 dana

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Spelling checker not working

For a long time I have not had the spell checker working on Firefox. For example, in this text box as I type now, I have no spelling correction. If I right click I have … (pročitajte više)

For a long time I have not had the spell checker working on Firefox.

For example, in this text box as I type now, I have no spelling correction. If I right click I have no option to check spelling.

In settings - language, I have check spellings as you type ticked. In Add-ons, Manague Your language I have English (GB) Language pack installed

I have read everything I can, yet still can't get spellings enabled.

I can run the portable app version of firefox and spellings work for that, and a right click in a similar box to this gives me spelling options, so I know what it should look like.

I would really appreciate any help.

Thanks

Richard

Asked by Richard240 prije 6 dana

Answered by Richard240 prije 5 dana

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Cursor goes to address bar instead of search bar

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already pl… (pročitajte više)

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already placed and preferred the search bar to the right. No! NO! NO!

I use Duck Duck Go but Google does the same.

It is bad enough that the upgrade was automatically loaded but on top of that, changing preferences including dumping my home page. Change privacy settings without asking ( to a lower level on top of that ).

Really POOR form.

Asked by dee3 prije 5 mjeseci

Answered by jscher2000 prije 5 mjeseci

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Google not in Search Engines

Hi, Yesterday Google just disappeared from the available search engines, I did not make any changes to the system as far as I'm aware of. I tried a complete reinstall of … (pročitajte više)

Hi,

Yesterday Google just disappeared from the available search engines, I did not make any changes to the system as far as I'm aware of. I tried a complete reinstall of firefox (by apt purge and rm -rf ~/.mozilla and then reinstalled using apt) and also followed the instructions in this thread, which did not work for me: [https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questi.../1264497]

Thanks in advance!

Asked by syveqc prije 6 dana

Answered by cor-el prije 6 dana

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Default application for .pdf switch to Firefox after computer restart.

Hello. Despite setting the default program for opening PDF to my own application in Settings -> General -> Application, the default program always changes to FireFo… (pročitajte više)

Hello. Despite setting the default program for opening PDF to my own application in Settings -> General -> Application, the default program always changes to FireFox after restarting the computer.

How to set the selected program permanently.

Is there one somewhere in [about: ..]? Maybe something in the windows schedule

Asked by p.wojdacki prije 6 dana

Answered by FredMcD prije 6 dana

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How to disable history search box within website

Hello, i'd like to disable this function in Firefox (see image). it seems if i typed something on the text box (not history in search bar) Firefox will automatically save… (pročitajte više)

Hello, i'd like to disable this function in Firefox (see image). it seems if i typed something on the text box (not history in search bar) Firefox will automatically save the text i typed. I have searched the web but i can't find the spesific options in my case, the only similar thread i find here are this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1281693 but even there the issue aren't solved yet. Thank you!

Asked by Weaver prije 1 sedmicu

Answered by cor-el prije 6 dana

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Blocked Add-On

The Start Page add-on that I was using blocked with the following message. Because the add-on blocked without warning I can't access website links that I bookmarked withi… (pročitajte više)

The Start Page add-on that I was using blocked with the following message. Because the add-on blocked without warning I can't access website links that I bookmarked within said add-on. I understand it was due to security reasons, but that doesn't recover my lost links.

"Speed Dial [FVD] New Tab Page, 3D Start Page, Sync has been blocked for your protection. Why was it blocked?

This add-on violates Mozilla's Add-on Policies.

This add-on violates Mozilla's policies as search functionality provided or loaded by the add-on must not collect search terms or intercept searches that are going to a third-party search provider. The add-on has repeatedly violated these terms despite Mozilla explicitly pointing them out. What does this mean?

The problematic add-on or plugin will be automatically disabled and no longer usable.

When Mozilla becomes aware of add-ons, plugins, or other third-party software that seriously compromises Firefox security, stability, or performance and meets certain criteria, the software may be blocked from general use. For more information, please read this support article.

Versions blocked: all versions. Blocked on Nov 23, 2021."

Asked by Morear prije 6 dana

Answered by jscher2000 prije 6 dana

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Read Aloud

My icon for Read Aloud has disappeared. I went to the add-ons and then to Read Aloud web site and removed it and then added it to Firefox. It goes through the process an… (pročitajte više)

My icon for Read Aloud has disappeared. I went to the add-ons and then to Read Aloud web site and removed it and then added it to Firefox. It goes through the process and when all done it does not show up in the bar at the top of the screen to click on. I don't know how to find it or where to look for it. I use this extension a great deal. Help me to find it and make it visible.

Lost and dumb founded,

Robert Brunthaver

Asked by Robert Brunthaver prije 6 dana

Answered by jscher2000 prije 6 dana