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I absolutely bloody hate the new dumb look for the shortcuts is there a way to change it back?

After the update to 89.0 the Shortcuts have taken an 'visual upgrade' that makes all the images chosen for them half as small as they need to be because they need to have… (read more)

After the update to 89.0 the Shortcuts have taken an 'visual upgrade' that makes all the images chosen for them half as small as they need to be because they need to have a 'cute little grey border' almost as big as the image between it and the corners of the square.

I have twenty four shortcuts, that I differentiate at a glance through the images without having to stop to read the text on each one and this stupid change is really roasting my mellows, I have taken a look and haven't found any option to revert it to the previous look, anyone knows any way to do it or do I have to install the previous firefox update and stop updating and give up security updates to save myself from this stupid change?

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Asked by wemaxi6674 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

entering a URL through the address bar refreshes current page instead

Lately (as of which version, I'm not sure), I've been noticing that if I enter a URL in the address bar of a tab that already has a page open, instead of going to the new… (read more)

Lately (as of which version, I'm not sure), I've been noticing that if I enter a URL in the address bar of a tab that already has a page open, instead of going to the new URL I entered, Firefox will refresh the current page instead. This happens A LOT and is pretty annoying. Wondering if this happens to anyone else.

Asked by pznarxkc 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

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Posting pics

When I try to post a pic on Marketplace in Firefox I select the .JPG picture and upload it. The picture I want to post appears fine before I upload it. Once I upload it t… (read more)

When I try to post a pic on Marketplace in Firefox I select the .JPG picture and upload it. The picture I want to post appears fine before I upload it. Once I upload it to Facebook, it just appears as a solid colour. I have attached a couple pics, one is of the pic I want to upload and the other is the pic after it is uploaded. I should state that if I use Chrome or Edge, it works fine. And if I try to post a pic to my timeline it works fine. I just have this problem when using FireFox and trying to post to MarketPlace I know, well just use Chrome or Edge, I DON'T WANT TO :-) I want to use my FireFox. Ian

Asked by Ian B Dunn 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 hours ago

Suggest Strong Password keeps offering the same stale password.

Paypal's going through making me change my password, and I used the password generator for that. I guess something went wrong again, because it wants me to change my pass… (read more)

Paypal's going through making me change my password, and I used the password generator for that. I guess something went wrong again, because it wants me to change my password yet again.

The problem with Firefox, is that when I hit Suggest Strong Password, all I get is the same one I already used. This is no help. Paypal says "The password has been used recently. Please try another one."

I expect it would generate a fresh one if I restarted Firefox, but that isn't always convenient, depending on what's loaded in other tabs, or in the process of downloading. So let's skip suggestions of restarting.

How do I get Firefox's password generator to generate a fresh password?

Asked by Sterrence 1 day ago

Last reply by Sterrence 2 hours ago

can not run walmart its jumps & I can not shop with it jumping

I go to walmart.con & O my word! the right side jump up & down I can not stop it. I have tried truning all the cookie && off in fire fox & still don't… (read more)

I go to walmart.con & O my word! the right side jump up & down I can not stop it. I have tried truning all the cookie && off in fire fox & still don't help. so I called walmart & they are lost plus they just up dated there site & now I have to call in order plus this is the only web site it does this on. so I know its not US.I have been with you over 20yrs & I will not live with out my fire fox! but this is so messed up I am lost now on what els to try.so if any one has an idea please let me know.I am not giving up my fire fox for no one!!! alisa wright og wyoming 307 331 4189 .& my pc is a new allinone hp

Asked by Wyominglady8 2 hours ago

Change .pdf files icon back to Adobe Reader

Good People, Followed screen pop-up to make Firefox default browser. Now all *.pdf files have Firefox icons and open as .html pages, I think! Seen some solutions, but for… (read more)

Good People, Followed screen pop-up to make Firefox default browser. Now all *.pdf files have Firefox icons and open as .html pages, I think! Seen some solutions, but for older versions of windows and followed procedure: go to Adobe, Edit, Preferences, General, 'Select Default PDF Handler', as dialog Does not have Adobe Reader XI, step two was Change to Adobe Reader DC, clicked continue, but NO Windows Configuration Screen appears. Using Version 94.0.2 (64bit) with Windows 10. Also, help answer said not necessarily a Firefox problem, also within Adobe Reader. Not comfortable with changes to be made in the registry. James

Asked by JJEULER 1 day ago

Last reply by JJEULER 3 hours ago

Import passwords from logins.json and key3.db from old firefox to new firefox 94

I used different methods like this one but it seems none of them are working. These are steps I'm doing: Closing firefox Deleteing new logins.json and key4.db copying… (read more)

I used different methods like this one but it seems none of them are working. These are steps I'm doing:

  • Closing firefox
  • Deleteing new logins.json and key4.db
  • copying old logins.json and key3.db

However as soon as I open firefox it will create a key4.db file and overwrite login.json. I checked my old login.json is in correct format.

Asked by yamin8000 1 day ago

Last reply by yamin8000 3 hours ago

Indiegogo removes the Facebook Container

Hello, When going to logon to Indiegogo.com I first reopen it in a Facebook container but once I do that the container goes away. The link I visit: https://www.indiegogo.… (read more)

Hello,

When going to logon to Indiegogo.com I first reopen it in a Facebook container but once I do that the container goes away.

The link I visit: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/wemax-go-pro-thinnest-alpd-smart-laser-projector?utm_source=launchemail+gator&utm_medium=launchemail+gator&utm_campaign=launchemail+gator#/

Whether I copy and paste the link in a new FB container or click the tab to reopen in FB container it goes away immediately.

Thanks, Brian Middleton

Asked by Bryo 3 hours ago

Automatic calls to many Google services on launch (Windows 10, desktop)

Hello! Something in my Firefox installation seems to be making several Google network (google.com / forcesafesearch.google.com / www.youtube-nocookie.com / m.youtube.com,… (read more)

Hello! Something in my Firefox installation seems to be making several Google network (google.com / forcesafesearch.google.com / www.youtube-nocookie.com / m.youtube.com, and a couple of others) calls shortly after launch. I have a DNS sinkhole, so that is how I can see.

I have a few reputable extensions (or should be, from EFF, Firefox itself, or Ublock Origin), but it also happens in safe mode. I went through a good chunk of this: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-stop-firefox-making-automatic-connections and still the calls occur

I am on Windows 10, with FF v93.

Thanks very much!

Asked by hiciya6568 1 month ago

Last reply by hiciya6568 4 hours ago

How do I increase the font size of the header?

How do I increase the font size of the header? It doesn't change when I increase the size of the page display. All I can find on here is archived information that doesn't… (read more)

How do I increase the font size of the header? It doesn't change when I increase the size of the page display. All I can find on here is archived information that doesn't help with the problem.

Asked by pogsinternet 17 hours ago

Last reply by pogsinternet 4 hours ago

youtube sound, video not in sync

fresh install RHEL 8.5 FF 91.2.0esr i start a vid in youtube. the sound has static. if i open another window, even on a site that doesn't play video or sound, the sound… (read more)

fresh install RHEL 8.5 FF 91.2.0esr

i start a vid in youtube. the sound has static. if i open another window, even on a site that doesn't play video or sound, the sound and picture on the first window instantly get out of sync. the picture runs about 2-3 seconds ahead of the audio.

i have not customized the setup. this is a "stock" configuration. i have lots up upload, download speed. 20Mbps up, 80Mbps down.

Asked by bigcrater 1 day ago

Last reply by bigcrater 4 hours ago

Save dialogue does not appear for PDFs

Whenever I am viewing a PDF and wish to download it or save a file from firefox, the save dialogue of the finder and where to save it does not appear. Only the initial fi… (read more)

Whenever I am viewing a PDF and wish to download it or save a file from firefox, the save dialogue of the finder and where to save it does not appear. Only the initial firefox option of "Open file" or Save As dialogue appears. Once pressing Save As, nothing else happens. Furthermore when simply pressing Cmd + S to save the PDF no dialouge appears. When typing this message and attempting to add an image of a screenshot, once again the finder dialogue to select a file does not appear.

Is this a mac issue or firefox problem? I am running Mac OS 12.0.1 Monterey.

Asked by jackgaynor2 4 hours ago

tab crash

I have bullseye (debian 11) and firefox-esr tab crashs when I try to listen to audio or to view any video. Here are crash report numbers: 47aaeea0-0910-d8bc-e7d5-6742f… (read more)

I have bullseye (debian 11) and firefox-esr tab crashs when I try to listen to audio or to view any video. Here are crash report numbers:

47aaeea0-0910-d8bc-e7d5-6742fa75a70c 11/28/21, 11:04 AM 3f5c0b54-2ab2-b98b-dcd5-617c3addf571 11/27/21, 1:38 PM 686af0ac-7317-ba36-3750-8d44d7f00023 11/27/21, 1:26 PM 10934b9b-4fc7-25e3-da3f-152540986257 11/27/21, 1:19 PM 121ccd93-0122-7190-1b71-513c8200ec6a 11/27/21, 11:31 AM 18de7789-5ce6-d281-a434-a276608b7a63 11/27/21, 11:26 AM

Love some solutions thanks.

Asked by williamakin 4 hours ago

Reopen Closed Tab button unreachable behind unclickable drop-down arrow

Title basically says it all. This newest update of Firefox has had multiple problems, starting with losing ALL my previous bookmarks and making me create them all over ag… (read more)

Title basically says it all. This newest update of Firefox has had multiple problems, starting with losing ALL my previous bookmarks and making me create them all over again. The latest issue is something I can't patch up myself. When I right-click the tabs bar to select "Reopen Closed Tab," it's now buried beneath some non-functioning drop-down arrow. Why? The drop arrow takes up the same amount of space the Reopen Closed Tab does. There's no room saved. As an added insult, arrow doesn't actually work. I can't click it. I can't scroll down through the options. I can't do anything. Reopen Closed Tab is now buried and completely unusable. If this continues, I'll be forced to downgrade to the previous Firefox to get rid of this problem. How do I solve this?

Asked by Amahowl 17 hours ago

Last reply by TNorth 4 hours ago

When clicking on a custom shortcut for Private Browsing window, Firefox opens a regular window next to it

Hello! I am using Firefox ESR in Linux Mint 18.3 32-bit. For convenience, a few years ago I've created a start menu (main menu) shortcut to quickly open a Private Browsi… (read more)

Hello! I am using Firefox ESR in Linux Mint 18.3 32-bit. For convenience, a few years ago I've created a start menu (main menu) shortcut to quickly open a Private Browsing window. Before the recent switch from ESR branch 78 to 91 this shortcut was working as intended, but now, it opens a Private Browsing window and a regular browsing window. Here, I've made a short video about this issue that should help to better explain everything https://youtu.be/ccioyh0gJxA https://youtu.be/ccioyh0gJxA To some, this might seem like a non-issue, but I'd like to have a shortcut that would allow me to launch a Private Browsing window and a Private Browsing window alone.

Asked by Firefox-VM 8 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 hours ago

Youtube videos will not run; tried everything

I have done all the recommended solutions including Refreshing Firefox. Youtube still will not run. I just get the pic and the rotating arrow. Have to copy the url and … (read more)

I have done all the recommended solutions including Refreshing Firefox. Youtube still will not run. I just get the pic and the rotating arrow. Have to copy the url and open any other browser and paste. Mac OS vers. 11.6.1 Firefox vers. 94.0.2 64bit

Asked by rrandor 5 hours ago

Low FPS + other problems with WebGL (games etc) only after signing into Sync

A lot of webGL apps are very low framerate (and lie about their framecounts), for example: https://webglsamples.org/blob/blob.html This runs smoothly at 60 fps in chromiu… (read more)

A lot of webGL apps are very low framerate (and lie about their framecounts), for example: https://webglsamples.org/blob/blob.html This runs smoothly at 60 fps in chromium, but in firefox it behaves badly. The fps counter flickers as either 53 or 80, but in reality it is maybe 15fps or lower and very stuttery. The resolution, number of blobs, or size of the window does not change anything.

  • If I enter Troubleshooting Mode, it all returns to working order. The FPS is fixed

I have tried disabling ALL extensions, changing to the default theme, disabling hardware acceleration, deleting cache+cookies+history

I installed firefox developer edition and checked it there, and it was at 60 fps, until I logged into Sync, when it then dropped.


I use KDE manjaro linux and have hardware that is definitely good enough to run the content at high framerates normally (everything works perfect in chromium)

Asked by saganomical 5 hours ago