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Firefox doesn't remember windows 11 taskbar settings.

Hi, I just upgraded to W11 yesterday and having a weird issue with firefox. I have "combined task bar buttons and hide labels" set to NEVER yet firefox has a weird issue … (read more)

Hi, I just upgraded to W11 yesterday and having a weird issue with firefox. I have "combined task bar buttons and hide labels" set to NEVER yet firefox has a weird issue that no other open program has. I have firefox pinned to my taskbar (image 1.) When I click it (image 2) it's supposed to expand into a full size tab but it stays as just an icon.

But when I right click and open taskbar settings, firefox remembers that I have combine task bar set to off and correctly expands into a full tab (image 3.) I'm not sure if this is a firefox issue or a general windows issue. Thanks for any info anyone can provide.

Asked by ahavell 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Disable Mozilla related page restrictions

I have an extension called Gesturefy that allows you to use mouse gestures to do things like navigate through tabs, perform searches, etc. The problem is that on Mozilla … (read more)

I have an extension called Gesturefy that allows you to use mouse gestures to do things like navigate through tabs, perform searches, etc. The problem is that on Mozilla pages, these gestures are not allowed for security reasons, as the developer explains: "Gesturefy does not work on Mozilla related pages like addons.mozilla.org, internal pages like about:addons or other add-on option pages (e.g. moz-extension://*). This is because Firefox restricts add-ons from accessing these pages for security reasons."

Is it possible to disable these restrictions for this specific extension or in general?

Asked by Flavio 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Firefox closes out of nowhere and no longer allows you to open it

I have been using Firefox for many years and I have never had problems, until now, out of nowhere Firefox closes and the little window opens that the report is being sent… (read more)

I have been using Firefox for many years and I have never had problems, until now, out of nowhere Firefox closes and the little window opens that the report is being sent to Firefox, but I can no longer restart or open Firefox, until I reset the computer, This can happen one, two, three and even four times a day, making it very uncomfortable to reset the computer.

I have already tried many ways to solve the problem, from completely uninstalling Firefox and reinstalling it, I use very few extensions, I already disabled WebGL and also disabled hardware acceleration, nothing has worked, when Firefox closes, I cannot open Firefox Developer either and That browser was not even open at the time of the failure with Firefox.

System 3.4 GHz Intel Core i5 de cuatro núcleos NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M 2 GB 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 macOS Ventura 13.6.3

Firefox: 121.0

This is what appears in the error message

AdapterDeviceID: 0x0412 AdapterVendorID: 0x8086 Add-ons: %7B806d871e-a45a-4d26-8686-65fb36a5b399%7D:3.1,newtaboverride%40agenedia.com:15.1.1,langpack-es-MX%40firefox.mozilla.org:121.0.20231211.174248,es-ve%40dictionaries.addons.mozilla.org:1.1.18.2webext,uBlock0%40raymondhill.net:1.54.0,formautofill%40mozilla.org:1.0.1,pictureinpicture%40mozilla.org:1.0.0,screenshots%40mozilla.org:39.0.1,webcompat%40mozilla.org:121.0.0,addons-search-detection%40mozilla.com:2.0.0,google%40search.mozilla.org:1.4,wikipedia%40search.mozilla.org:1.3,bing%40search.mozilla.org:1.6,ddg%40search.mozilla.org:1.4,amazondotcom%40search.mozilla.org:1.7,mercadolibre%40search.mozilla.org:1.1 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 2027139072 AvailableSwapMemory: 1071644672 BackgroundTaskMode: 0 BuildID: 20231211174248 ContentSandboxCapable: 1 ContentSandboxLevel: 3 CrashTime: 1703917709 DOMFissionEnabled: 1 DOMIPCEnabled: 1 EMCheckCompatibility: true GpuSandboxLevel: 0 HeadlessMode: 0 InstallTime: 1703870048 LastStartupWasCrash: 1 MacAvailableMemorySysctl: 71 MacMemoryPressure: Normal MacMemoryPressureCriticalTime: Unset MacMemoryPressureNormalTime: 1703917708 MacMemoryPressureSysctl: 1 MacMemoryPressureWarningTime: Unset Notes: FP(D00-L1100-W0010000-T010) WR? WR+ ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox PurgeablePhysicalMemory: 31977472 ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 17 StartupCacheValid: 0 StartupCrash: 0 StartupTime: 1703917708 SubmittedFrom: Client TelemetryEnvironment: {"build":{"applicationId":"{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}","applicationName":"Firefox","architecture":"x86-64","buildId":"20231211174248","version":"121.0","vendor":"Mozilla","displayVersion":"121.0","platformVersion":"121.0","xpcomAbi":"x86_64-gcc3","updaterAvailable":true},"partner":{"distributionId":null,"distributionVersion":null,"partnerId":null,"distributor":null,"distributorChannel":null,"partnerNames":[]},"system":{"memoryMB":8192,"virtualMaxMB":null,"cpu":{"extensions":["hasMMX","hasSSE","hasSSE2","hasSSE3","hasSSSE3","hasSSE4_1","hasSSE4_2","hasAVX","hasAVX2","hasAES"]},"os":{"name":"Darwin","version":"22.6.0","locale":"es-419"},"hdd":{"profile":{"model":null,"revision":null,"type":null},"binary":{"model":null,"revision":null,"type":null},"system":{"model":null,"revision":null,"type":null}},"gfx":{"D2DEnabled":null,"DWriteEnabled":null,"ContentBackend":"Skia","Headless":false,"EmbeddedInFirefoxReality":null,"TargetFrameRate":60,"adapters":[{"description":null,"vendorID":"0x8086","deviceID":"0x0412","subsysID":null,"RAM":0,"driver":null,"driverVendor":null,"driverVersion":null,"driverDate":null,"GPUActive":true},{"description":null,"vendorID":"0x10de","deviceID":"0x119d","subsysID":null,"RAM":0,"driver":null,"driverVendor":null,"driverVersion":null,"driverDate":null,"GPUActive":null}],"monitors":[{"screenWidth":2560,"screenHeight":1440,"scale":1}],"features":{"compositor":"none","hwCompositing":{"status":"disabled:FEATURE_FAILURE_COMP_PREF"},"gpuProcess":{"status":"unused"},"webrender":{"status":"unavailable-no-hw-compositing"},"wrCompositor":{"status":"available"},"openglCompositing":{"status":"unavailable:FEATURE_FAILURE_OPENGL_NEED_HWCOMP"},"omtp":{"status":"unused"}}},"appleModelId":"iMac14,2","hasWinPackageId":null},"settings":{"blocklistEnabled":true,"e10sEnabled":true,"e10sMultiProcesses":8,"fissionEnabled":true,"telemetryEnabled":false,"locale":"es-MX","intl":{},"update":{"channel":"release","enabled":true},"userPrefs":{"app.shield.optoutstudies.enabled":false,"browser.formfill.enable":false,"browser.search.region":"US","browser.search.widget.inNavBar":false,"browser.startup.homepage":"<user-set>","browser.urlbar.autoFill":true,"browser.urlbar.autoFill.adaptiveHistory.enabled":false,"browser.urlbar.dnsResolveSingleWordsAfterSearch":0,"browser.urlbar.quicksuggest.dataCollection.enabled":false,"browser.urlbar.suggest.quicksuggest.nonsponsored":false,"browser.urlbar.suggest.quicksuggest.sponsored":false,"extensions.formautofill.addresses.enabled":false,"extensions.formautofill.creditCards.enabled":false,"layers.acceleration.disabled":true,"media.gmp-gmpopenh264.lastInstallStart":1703870080,"media.gmp-gmpopenh264.lastDownload":1703870081,"media.gmp-gmpopenh264.lastUpdate":1703870081,"media.gmp-widevinecdm.lastInstallStart":1703870080,"media.gmp-widevinecdm.lastDownload":1703870082,"media.gmp-widevinecdm.lastUpdate":1703870082,"media.gmp-manager.lastCheck":1703871110,"media.gmp-manager.lastEmptyCheck":1703871110,"network.trr.strict_native_fallback":false,"privacy.donottrackheader.enabled":true,"signon.management.page.breach-alerts.enabled":false,"signon.autofillForms":false,"signon.generation.enabled":false,"signon.rememberSignons":false,"signon.firefoxRelay.feature":"disabled","widget.content.gtk-high-contrast.enabled":true},"sandbox":{"effectiveContentProcessLevel":3,"contentWin32kLockdownState":3},"addonCompatibilityCheckEnabled":true,"isDefaultBrowser":null},"profile":{}} Throttleable: 1 TotalPhysicalMemory: 8589934592 UptimeTS: 1.09276904 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 121.0 useragent_locale: es-MX

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Asked by Marcus 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Firefox Color

I managed to change colors of almost everything in my firefox browser but despite selecting dark mode and trying all different options in firefox color, all the menus jus… (read more)

I managed to change colors of almost everything in my firefox browser but despite selecting dark mode and trying all different options in firefox color, all the menus just refuse to not be white. So my question is how can I change color of all the menus (file, history etc.) to be anything other than white?

Asked by emilek16-95 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Firefox randomly crashes when switching tabs

Firefox has recently (within about a week or so) begun to crash randomly for me when switching between open tabs. The problem can be reliably replicated with ~6 tabs open… (read more)

Firefox has recently (within about a week or so) begun to crash randomly for me when switching between open tabs. The problem can be reliably replicated with ~6 tabs open, while quickly cycling between them. Firefox has been updated, and the crash still occurs even in troubleshooting mode. The most recent reported crash is Crash ID: 54793083-0841-470c-ae8a-687030240105. The flagged 'Crash Reason' is EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_WRITE

Asked by erikander87 4 months ago

Answered by erikander87 4 months ago

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multi-account containers as part of "home page" tabs - open without confirmation

I've got my "homepage and new windows" setting set up with several "ext+container links so that my selected websites open in their respective containers : e.g. ext+… (read more)

I've got my "homepage and new windows" setting set up with several "ext+container links so that my selected websites open in their respective containers : e.g. ext+container:name=Personal&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2F%3Fsk%3Dh_nor

I open facebook in 2 seperate containers so that I can maintain 2 seperate personalities under facebook - e.g. I am a group admin within one, just a group member in another.

I have 2 urls defined in my "homepage and new windows" setting for these :

ext+container:name=Personal&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2F%3Fsk%3Dh_nor ext+container:name=Facebook&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2F%3Fsk%3Dh_nor

This was working fine without any issues. My sites opened up when I started my web browser and everything.

Recently, firefox has started up but my container tabs do not load automatically, I am getting a confirmation (I will post a screen capture as a comment).

Is there a way to turn this off and just open the tabs without a confirmation?

Asked by geolaw 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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DRM addons not loading after upgrade to Firefox 64bit from Firefox 32bit

After a crash earlier today within my 32bit install of Firefox, I upgraded to the 64bit version. Since then I have not been able to play videos from sites that utilize DR… (read more)

After a crash earlier today within my 32bit install of Firefox, I upgraded to the 64bit version. Since then I have not been able to play videos from sites that utilize DRM.

I have tried the following:

  1. Check and Uncheck "Play DRM content"
  2. Check for updates while in the addons related page.
  3. Checked my hosts file which is blank
  4. Stopped my AV and attempted to update as well as Enable/Disable Play DRM
  5. Get a 404 when attempting to go to "redirector . gvt1 . com" site.

When I looked in my profile directory, I noted that both the "gmp-gmpopenh264" and "gmp-widevinecdm" directories are empty. I found and downloaded the most recent openh264 dll for windows 64bit. Firefox continues to say "OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc. will be installed shortly." I have not found the most recent wildevine version so I have not tried to update it manually.

Could there be something squirrelly with my user profile that needs to be rebuilt? (I can export the bookmarks, etc) The 32bit Firefox crashed with no messages while watching a live YouTube stream. I just installed over without uninstalling the previous version. I was afraid of losing my current settings. The crash caused my "previous session" to be lost.

Asked by gritts3 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Can't start FF from the terminal

Hello ``` ~ /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin [1] 5919 killed /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin ``` Can't event imagine … (read more)

Hello

```

~ /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin

[1] 5919 killed /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin ```

Can't event imagine how to debug this - FF has stopped working totally from the command line, despite options etc It is still working when run from the dock however. But I need to start it from the terminal for the second profile

Asked by admin237 5 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

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Drag tab resizing

hello :) in chrome when you drag a tab out to open it in another window it automatically goes to a smaller window, firefox always copys what size the window was whe… (read more)

hello :)

in chrome when you drag a tab out to open it in another window it automatically goes to a smaller window, firefox always copys what size the window was when you dragged it out. so when the window is maximised it will always open a new maximised window.

So my question is, when dragging a tab to open it in a new window is there a way to stop it from copying the size of the window you dragged it?

im really bad at explaining things so here are visual of what i mean - https://imgur.com/a/aSj0P2G

Asked by exhaleman 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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"private" startup switch no longer opens FF in private browsing mode

Hello, For a long time, I was able to launch Firefox on Windows with the startup switch "-private" which would cause it to launch directly into private browsing mode. I … (read more)

Hello,

For a long time, I was able to launch Firefox on Windows with the startup switch "-private" which would cause it to launch directly into private browsing mode. I used that in a few local scripts, and created a shortcut to the executable, with this path:

"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe -private"

Just like that, it worked. Whether by shortcut, terminal command, or execution of a 3rd party script, that startup switch would always open a private browsing window. Until a few months ago, that is, when it suddenly stopped working. Rather than opening a private browsing window, it now does one of two things:

1. If FF was not already running, it opens FF to a tab showing a warning that I am not in private browsing, with a button I can click to launch a private browsing window. (see attached image) This tells me it recognized the startup switch, but...refused to honor it? 2. If a FF window is already open, it launches another (non-private) Firefox window, with no warning about not being in Private Browsing mode.

Was this an intentional change? Is that startup switch just not supported anymore? I tried a quick web search, but all I was finding were unhelpful suggestions like "right click on the FF icon" and "pin to start." Not what I'm looking for.

Thank you!

Asked by Figure8565 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Installing custom Firefox extension

I'm at a loss for words here. I have a website I frequent and it has a really annoying behavior. I'm a developer so finally I mustered the strength to do something about … (read more)

I'm at a loss for words here. I have a website I frequent and it has a really annoying behavior. I'm a developer so finally I mustered the strength to do something about it. I googled how to create an extension in Firefox and within 5 minutes I had a working extension that solved their annoyance. However, I can only load it temporarily. If I close Firefox, it goes away. When I try to actually install it, it says I need to have it signed. I have now spent the better part of an hour trying to find out how to self sign it. I refuse to believe that I have to submit this to Mozilla for me to be able to install my own code. Can someone please send me in the direction of how i self sign and install my own extension. I have no intention of publishing, I only want to run this for myself.

Asked by viktor37 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Unable to open web page, "application/octet-stream " error

I'm trying to open a web page, which worked perfectly until about a week ago. The address is: https://xdaforums.com/f/xiaomi-poco-x3-pro.12163/ I now get a popup window,… (read more)

I'm trying to open a web page, which worked perfectly until about a week ago. The address is: https://xdaforums.com/f/xiaomi-poco-x3-pro.12163/

I now get a popup window, which tells me that I'm trying to open a "application/octet-stream (377 bytes)" and gives me the option of "open with" or "save file".

I don't want to do either, just view the page as before.

Asked by zapzog 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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PROBLEM!

I installed (as always) the new Windows 10, downloaded from the office. firefox website. I log in to my login, synchronization takes place (firefox says so) but MY data i… (read more)

I installed (as always) the new Windows 10, downloaded from the office. firefox website. I log in to my login, synchronization takes place (firefox says so) but MY data is NOT!!! no synchronization, no loading of passwords, addresses, extensions!!!

Asked by w-money 4 months ago

Answered by w-money 4 months ago

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Firefox/Mozilla will not live video stream MSNBC ONLY. Streams on all Chrome & Edge

I do not care about MSNBC, I just want to know why I cannot live stream on MSNBC in case I run in to other channels that may not work I would like to solve the issue or I… (read more)

I do not care about MSNBC, I just want to know why I cannot live stream on MSNBC in case I run in to other channels that may not work I would like to solve the issue or I guess I can just uninstall Firefox and call it a day if it is just the browser.

The audio does work, but the video is the start up or splash photo for MSNBC

Firefox will stream on NBC and I can stream MSNBC using Chrome and Edge.

I resent all of the setting in Firefox to default, and I turned off all of the extensions.

Asked by NORWOOD4511 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 months ago

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Can't sign in to sync

I was trying to get sync to work, I go to sign in and choose my google account, then I make my password for sync, when I press "Create Password" it just tells me "Unverif… (read more)

I was trying to get sync to work, I go to sign in and choose my google account, then I make my password for sync, when I press "Create Password" it just tells me "Unverified Session" in a red bar on top of my email, did I do something wrong?

Asked by OVERLAY 4 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

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How to disable Quic protocol in Mac with Jamf

Hello I am looking for a way to disable the QUIC protocol in Firefox through Jamf Pro. tried by below value but its not working, anyone did the settings for Mac? <… (read more)

Hello

I am looking for a way to disable the QUIC protocol in Firefox through Jamf Pro. tried by below value but its not working, anyone did the settings for Mac?

<plist version="1.0"> <dict> <key>Preferences</key> <dict> <key>network.http.http3.enable</key> <dict> <key>Value</key> <false/> <key>Status</key> <string>user</string> </dict> <key>network.http.http3.enable_0rtt</key> <dict> <key>Value</key> <false/> <key>Status</key> <string>user</string> </dict> </dict> </dict> </plist>


Thanks

Asked by Shri Sivakumaran 5 months ago

Answered by Mike Kaply 5 months ago

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what happened to the "-"minimize, "[ ]" adjust screen, "[x]" close screen trio of icons in the top right hand corner of the browser?

I have just encountered another of Mozilla's unwanted, unneeded changes.The three simple little characters that almost all programs show in the upper right hand corner on… (read more)

I have just encountered another of Mozilla's unwanted, unneeded changes.The three simple little characters that almost all programs show in the upper right hand corner on the screen. These are long standing and well understood icons that were easy to use to manage your windows. Need to switch between program windows? Press the - key. Need to enlarge the screen to its fullest, press the open box, finished working with this program/screen, just click the x-box. Pressing the "open box" would adjust the screen so you could use the cursor to make the screen the siz you needed.

It's not just that these features work and are understood, Mozilla makes changes with no explanation, no other options for doing the same thing (exception: I can close the window with File> Exit (or Close)

I just spent a week getting Thunderbird115+ to "work" and now I have to figure out how to recreate what I've lost on Firefox? Like other people seeking support have said, I want the Firefox I know back.

Asked by bdjim 4 months ago

Answered by bdjim 4 months ago

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Add URL in the Firefox 'Add bookmark' window

Is it still possible to configure userChrome.css to have the URL field in the Firefox 'Add bookmark' window? Also, is userChrome.css configuration going to be used no mor… (read more)

Is it still possible to configure userChrome.css to have the URL field in the Firefox 'Add bookmark' window? Also, is userChrome.css configuration going to be used no more in future releases? If yes, then how will we be able to customize, for example, fonts in Library, side bar and context menu?

Asked by doru001 4 months ago

Answered by doru001 4 months ago