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Customize Links on Firefox New Tab Page

For many years I have used the ability to set shortcuts to website on the Firefox home tab, using the method given at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/customize-item… (xle nububuwo)

For many years I have used the ability to set shortcuts to website on the Firefox home tab, using the method given at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/customize-items-on-firefox-new-tab-page#w_pin-unpin-or-remove-a-shortcut.

However, today, when I try to edit a shortcut link, I do not get the 3 dots menu by right clicking on a shortcut tile.

Is this a recent change, a bug, an issue with my installation (which has been stable for many years)?

How can I get back the functionality back?

I am using Firefox 127.0 (64 bit) on Windows (Windows 11, all up to date).

Asked by Paul McKeown 1 ɣleti si va yi

Answered by Paul McKeown 1 kwasiɖa si va yi

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Firefox Multi-Account Containers | Container Name in URL Bar

Firefox 126.0.1 displays a very long name of a container completely in the URL bar. Firefox 127.0 truncates container names AWS long account and role names make keeping… (xle nububuwo)

Firefox 126.0.1 displays a very long name of a container completely in the URL bar.

Firefox 127.0 truncates container names

AWS long account and role names make keeping the long name very convenient (works with the 'AWS SSO Containers' Add-On

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Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 ɣleti si va yi

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Pop-up confirmation for Protocol Handlers

Hi, I've noticed an inconsistency when clicking on Web-based protocol handlers in Firefox on Windows. Specifically, when I click on a mailto protocol, such as "mailto:ema… (xle nububuwo)

Hi, I've noticed an inconsistency when clicking on Web-based protocol handlers in Firefox on Windows. Specifically, when I click on a mailto protocol, such as "mailto:email@example.com," it directly opens my default email application without any confirmation prompt. However, when I click on any other protocol handler, a confirmation pop-up appears, asking me to confirm which application to use. I have attached an example of what I mean.

Is there a way to configure Firefox to always show a confirmation pop-up for all protocol handlers, including mailto links? I prefer to have the option to choose the application each time rather than automatically using the default one.

Asked by Ale 3 kwasiɖa siwo va yi

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Disable "Open Firefox every time you restart your computer" opt-in prompt

Starting with Firefox version 120, you can set Firefox to automatically launch whenever you start or restart your Windows computer. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/o… (xle nububuwo)

Starting with Firefox version 120, you can set Firefox to automatically launch whenever you start or restart your Windows computer. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/open-firefox-automatically-when-you-start-computer

The browser shows opt-in prompt for the user to easily setup this behavior. However, I do not want to do this.

When I click "No thanks", the prompt goes away, but couple days later, it returns. I guess that an update resets the prompt status.

Is there a way to permanently disable this opt-in prompt without allowing Firefox to start automatically with the computer?

Asked by Raaraa 5 ɣleti siwo va yi

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Firefox download audio files instead of playing unlike other browsers?

In my experience with the TF2 Wiki page, clicking an audio file link would open a new tab where I can play the file. Since I've moved to firefox, I can no longer do this.… (xle nububuwo)

In my experience with the TF2 Wiki page, clicking an audio file link would open a new tab where I can play the file. Since I've moved to firefox, I can no longer do this. Instead, the file downloads. Is there a way to change this? I saw in another post that you have to change the flag media.play-stand-alone to true but it was already true.

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Answered by Ashe 3 kwasiɖa siwo va yi

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Allow us to "lock" picture in picture?

Picture in Picture is an awesome feature and i love that Firefox comes with it by default. However I do wish for one thing. So we can lock and "click through" the pictur… (xle nububuwo)

Picture in Picture is an awesome feature and i love that Firefox comes with it by default.

However I do wish for one thing. So we can lock and "click through" the picture in picture, instead of our mice being able to click it by mistake when doing other things (such as grinding on an MMO or something.)

Is there any way to get these options in the near future? It'd be great to play some games when watching a video during slow times! Thank you!

Asked by leyzr 4 kwasiɖa siwo va yi

Answered by Paul 4 kwasiɖa siwo va yi

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Hiding the scroll bar?

Im currently reading books (pdfs) in firefox and I would like to hide the scroll bar. Im using full screen mode and especially the bar the the bottom is annoying while r… (xle nububuwo)

Im currently reading books (pdfs) in firefox and I would like to hide the scroll bar. Im using full screen mode and especially the bar the the bottom is annoying while reading. I've seen a few topics posted about this issue but they are from a few years back and the solution posted doesn't seem to work anymore. (creating profile/chrome/userChrome.css with some code) But maybe the code is just outdated or I did something wrong. Im not too sure.

The best solution to me would be to just hide the bottom scroll bar. I didnt find any option in about:config except for making them (bottom and right) both thinner.

I would greatly appreciate any help.

Asked by Mabo719 1 ɣleti si va yi

Answered by cor-el 1 ɣleti si va yi

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How to disable Private Browsing Mode with Firefox Flatpak version

I'm trying to get my Firefox installation to permanently disable private browsing mode, however, all information I can find is for the Snap version of Firefox, and not fo… (xle nububuwo)

I'm trying to get my Firefox installation to permanently disable private browsing mode, however, all information I can find is for the Snap version of Firefox, and not for the Flatpak version. How do I disable private browsing on my installation?

Asked by TGM 1 ɣleti si va yi

Answered by cor-el 1 ɣleti si va yi

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Cannot add Amazon search engine to search toolbar

I am using Firefox 126.0 under Windows 10. I am trying to add search engines to the search toolbar. (Just to be clear, this is the search box that appears below the addr… (xle nububuwo)

I am using Firefox 126.0 under Windows 10.

I am trying to add search engines to the search toolbar. (Just to be clear, this is the search box that appears below the address bar, not the address bar itself.)

I followed the instructions here. That worked fine for Wikipedia, Google Maps and YouTube. Then I tried to add Amazon UK. The Amazon icon is now present in the search box, but when I select it, I see this message:

Firefox could not download the search plugin from: https://d2lo25i6d3q8zm.cloudfront.net/browser-plugins/AmazonSearchSuggestionsOSD.Firefox.xml

I have no idea what this means or what to do about it.

(I also tried adding it from Settings > Search > Search Shortcuts, but Amazon does not appear on that list of search engines [unlike on my other computer]. I clicked "Find more search engines", but that brought up a list of 5,192 extensions, most of which seemed not be related to searching.)

Thanks in advance for any help or suggestions.

Mike

Asked by Mike L 1 ɣleti si va yi

Answered by cor-el 1 ɣleti si va yi

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Latest update wrecked my workflow with alt+shift+arrow overwrite

Hello! I am a heavy user of Firefox: daily & around 8 hours a day. I usually use alt+shift+left/right-arrow to select a few words to the right / to the left. With … (xle nububuwo)

Hello!

I am a heavy user of Firefox: daily & around 8 hours a day.

I usually use alt+shift+left/right-arrow to select a few words to the right / to the left. With the latest update (mandatory because this is a work-administered) laptop, the new behavior is that tabs are changed.

I want any solution to revert this to standard (past) behavior (preferably not an extension). Looked around in about:config but could not find anything to toggle on/off.

This is highly annoying as I've had this workflow for literally years. Even opening this ticket I encountered the issue more than 3 times as I was phrasing the message and had to delete & rewrite some stuff while also have other tabs open in the same Firefox window.

Would highly appreciate your timely response!

Thanks a lot! -- John

Asked by ionut_mntn 1 ɣleti si va yi

Answered by ionut_mntn 1 ɣleti si va yi

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ALT-SHIFT-LEFT got remapped to 'select tab to the left' out of the blue

ALT-SHIFT-LEFT has been 'select word backwards' for years, at least on macs. And so it was on FF too. Now they suddenly decided to re-map it to 'select left tab'. There w… (xle nububuwo)

ALT-SHIFT-LEFT has been 'select word backwards' for years, at least on macs. And so it was on FF too. Now they suddenly decided to re-map it to 'select left tab'. There was already a key for that - CMD-ALT-LEFT. Which also works for the right, whereas ALT-SHIFT-RIGHT does nothin

Asked by fritzthecat4 1 ɣleti si va yi

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 ɣleti si va yi

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Firefox 127 - close tab button missing for background tabs when more than 10 tabs opened

In previous versions I was able to open around 15-20 tabs before X button disappeared from them and I was no longer able to close them without activating them first. Now… (xle nububuwo)

In previous versions I was able to open around 15-20 tabs before X button disappeared from them and I was no longer able to close them without activating them first.

Now this happens much earlier - only 10 tabs is enough on my 1080p 100% scaling desktop and 9 tabs on my 1080p 125% notebook.

X button is present if you have 10 tabs or less, but disappears with 11 tabs, when there is still plenty of space on tabs to click on X!

I compared it to brave and in brave you can still have 22 tabs opened before X button disappears!

Anyone has any method to force presence of x button? This is really annoying as I often have much tabs open and close only 2-3 of them. Now I have to open each one again to be able to close it.

Asked by Piterk 1 ɣleti si va yi

Answered by Agent virtuel 1 ɣleti si va yi

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Keyboard shortcut to copy current tab URL

Is there a way to create a new keyboard shortcut to copy current tab URL? I've been using Arc to try some of their features, and what I miss the most is the hability to … (xle nububuwo)

Is there a way to create a new keyboard shortcut to copy current tab URL?

I've been using Arc to try some of their features, and what I miss the most is the hability to copy current URL to share without touching the mouse.

Asked by Sebastian 1 ɣleti si va yi

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 ɣleti si va yi

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How to unpin Google from search bar suggestions?

I'm trying to move away from using Google, so I swapped to Duckduckgo and removed Google as a default search. However, "Search with Google" is still appearing in my searc… (xle nububuwo)

I'm trying to move away from using Google, so I swapped to Duckduckgo and removed Google as a default search. However, "Search with Google" is still appearing in my search suggestions bar with a pin icon in the corner, and I can't figure out how to remove it. Does anyone know how to do this?

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Answered by cor-el 2 ɣleti siwo va yi

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When opening Firefox, screen is so large toolbar is almost hidden at top

When I open Firefox these days, the window is so big that the toolbar is barely visible. I have to put the cursor in just the right little spot to pull the window down an… (xle nububuwo)

When I open Firefox these days, the window is so big that the toolbar is barely visible. I have to put the cursor in just the right little spot to pull the window down and resize it. It is NOT full screen or maximized, it just opens a huge window that's too far up on the screen. I just want to resize the default window that it opens with.

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Answered by teresa22 1 ɣleti si va yi

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Unable to

I tried redownloading Firefox after I saw that i was unable to download any extenstions/add-ons. Anytime i try to download something from the firefox browser, the downl… (xle nububuwo)

I tried redownloading Firefox after I saw that i was unable to download any extenstions/add-ons. Anytime i try to download something from the firefox browser, the download fails or gets cancelled. I never changed any settings, how can i fix this?bold text

Asked by Qtip_69 1 ɣleti si va yi

Last reply by Paul 1 ɣleti si va yi

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Slowly fullscreen animation with transparent tabbar

here is the video: https://streamable.com/zffknq the issue is about transparent bar with vertical addons and slowly fullscreen animation, and the fullscreen animation is… (xle nububuwo)

here is the video: https://streamable.com/zffknq the issue is about transparent bar with vertical addons and slowly fullscreen animation, and the fullscreen animation isn't config-able, I already set full-screen-api.transition-duration.enter 0 0 full-screen-api.transition-duration.leave 0 0 in about:config, and disable sidebar or userChrome is not work too. and this is happend about one mouth ago after my nixos update firefox.

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Answered by Nestor Liao 1 ɣleti si va yi

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Refresh Button mysteriously disappeared?

This is a silly one, probably. My refresh button has mysteriously disappeared from my browser toolbar. I can just use cmd+shift+r to refresh, but muscle memory keeps … (xle nububuwo)

This is a silly one, probably.

My refresh button has mysteriously disappeared from my browser toolbar. I can just use cmd+shift+r to refresh, but muscle memory keeps looking for the button on screen too, and it would be nice to have it back!

I opened up the customize options, thinking maybe I just removed it by accident, but refresh doesn't appear to be an option?

I also opened it up in troubleshoot mode to see if that would change anything. It did not :(

I also don't have any extensions that mess with the toolbar, so I don't think that would be an issue (and troubleshoot mode should have disabled extensions anyway I think.)

I recently updated to 126.0.1 - no idea if that has anything to do with it, but this did happen right after the update.

There are a couple more people on here with the same question, and they all had easy solutions. I'm hoping I'm just not seeing a setting somewhere.

Thanks!

Asked by Rainingredpandas 1 ɣleti si va yi

Answered by Rainingredpandas 1 ɣleti si va yi

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I can't restore my search bar

My search box disappeared. I know about clicking the 3 horizontal lines, selecting customize and dragging the box. Actually the box is still there on the customize scre… (xle nububuwo)

My search box disappeared. I know about clicking the 3 horizontal lines, selecting customize and dragging the box. Actually the box is still there on the customize screen, but not in any other tabs.

Dragging a second box does nothing. Refreshing Firefox does nothing. Rebooting does nothing. Firefox 125.0.2

Asked by Henry 3 ɣleti siwo va yi

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 ɣleti siwo va yi

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Want to change or disable developer tool shortcut

I am attempting to copy values from one google sheet to another and am unable to do so effectively as whenever I press crtl +shift + c I open the the developer tools. All… (xle nububuwo)

I am attempting to copy values from one google sheet to another and am unable to do so effectively as whenever I press crtl +shift + c I open the the developer tools. All my efforts on looking for a solution have lead me to unsupported extensions so I'm stuck wondering what to do.

Asked by Aries Alb (BeezKneez) 3 ɣleti siwo va yi

Answered by cor-el 3 ɣleti siwo va yi