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Why ESR Updates on macos ventura?

Macos Ventura: Greetings, When I started getting msgs saying my browser was no longer supported, I checked my version. Firefox says i have v115esr and that it is "up t… (read more)

Macos Ventura:

Greetings,

When I started getting msgs saying my browser was no longer supported, I checked my version. Firefox says i have v115esr and that it is "up to date" - i.e. no update available at this time. I assumed I was getting the brush off from those web sites.

Why did Firefox not bring me up to v124? I get a "download update" probably once a month. It's been giving me a new variation of 115esr all along.

I've now downloaded 124 from your site. What do I need to do so that I stay current in the future? Thanks John

Asked by jnehera 2 months ago

Answered by James 2 months ago

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All Menu text on websites changed to random colors

All the menu text colors on all sites suddenly changed from black to all sorts of random colors. On Amazon, for instance, the menu text changed to a shadowed blue which i… (read more)

All the menu text colors on all sites suddenly changed from black to all sorts of random colors. On Amazon, for instance, the menu text changed to a shadowed blue which is impossible to read: see attached image. Similarly, duckduckgo changed to a rainbow of colors and no amount of customization on its settings changes the colors back to black. In order to make the Amazon menus legible I had go to color setting on Firefox and change them to always use the system settings. This eliminated the shadowing, but the text remains blue, even though I changed everything to black. Changing themes to dark or installing new themes changes Firefox but makes no difference to any site like Amazon.

I did try running the browser in safe mode and it changed the menu text color back to black, but returning to normal mode produces the same errors. Not even restoring my PC to an earlier saved session made any difference.

What is going on??

Asked by aalles1 2 months ago

Answered by aalles1 2 months ago

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Firefox Extremely Slow Loading of Pages that Load Quickly in Chrome

This has been happening to me with recent updates of Firefox, and I am very close to dumping a browser that I have used for years because of it. I go to load pages and it… (read more)

This has been happening to me with recent updates of Firefox, and I am very close to dumping a browser that I have used for years because of it. I go to load pages and it just sits there and spins and spins. In the time I take to open another browser like Chrome and copy and paste the exact same links into Chrome, where the download of the web page is practically instant. I go back to Firefox and it is still spinning and it is just ridiculous. I have no clue what would be causing this. After it finally loads a page, it seems fine on subsequent loads of pages.

Asked by pmruzicka 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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How to make Firefox always show navigation buttons in context menu, also when right clicking an image?

Is there any way to make Firefox show the "back", "forward", "reload", "bookmark" buttons that are shown in the default context menu when right clicking a web page also i… (read more)

Is there any way to make Firefox show the "back", "forward", "reload", "bookmark" buttons that are shown in the default context menu when right clicking a web page also in the context menu that is shown when right clicking an image?

I think those buttons should always be included in all context menus opened for a web page, no matter if you happen to click on the background, on selected text, on an image or a link because.

It is so frustrating having to open the context menu multiple times to find a location where the default context menu is opened instead of the specific ones for selected texts, images, links etc.

Thanks!

Asked by zenuity 2 months ago

Answered by zenuity 2 months ago

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Windows taskbar doesn't unhide itself when firefox is maximised.

Automatically hide taskbar in desktop mode => Enabled Firefox => Maximised When cursor is moved to outer edge of screen, taskbar should unhide (Expected behaviour) … (read more)

Automatically hide taskbar in desktop mode => Enabled Firefox => Maximised When cursor is moved to outer edge of screen, taskbar should unhide (Expected behaviour) but in this case it remain hidden (Reality). Firefox along with all other spinoffs give same result. Chromium based browser works perfect, and taskbar automatically unhide itself.

As OLED screen have became common as monitor, Taskbar auto-hide is must. If this issue cann't be fixed I may have to change my primary browser which I used for almost 15 years.

Kindly, look into it. If Chromium can do it, why not Firefox.

Asked by idsks111 2 months ago

Answered by idsks111 2 months ago

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BOOKMARKS Automatically Opening

Bookmarks Sidebar Automatically Opening. Please advise how to stop. Suddenly started happening once before [April 7, 2022], self corrected itself. Happening again [April … (read more)

Bookmarks Sidebar Automatically Opening. Please advise how to stop. Suddenly started happening once before [April 7, 2022], self corrected itself. Happening again [April 6, 2024]

No windows/tabs with bookmarks are open.

⬛️ When using top menu bar to open a new window does not occur; ⬛️ When using current window to add a new tab does not occur;

⬛️ When right clicking Firefox icon in dock to open new window,

    New window opens with bookmarks open.

FF Version 124.0.2 Thank you for your time and help.

Asked by Jemmma 2 months ago

Answered by Jemmma 2 months ago

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Outlook Live not displaying email content

The site opens, I can click to open an email but no content is shown. Starting Firefox in safe mode...same thing. Works fine on Edge. A month ago it was I couldn't dele… (read more)

The site opens, I can click to open an email but no content is shown. Starting Firefox in safe mode...same thing.

Works fine on Edge.

A month ago it was I couldn't delete or mark any emails read. Then that just started working again.

Whats going on with Firefox these days? I've used this browser for years with few problems.

Asked by Adrenoreceptor 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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I can't upload images on mobile

The upload photo button does nothing... on this page, on Reddit, Facebook too. I've tried clearing cache. I'm on latest android and firefox 124.2.0. I have standard secur… (read more)

The upload photo button does nothing... on this page, on Reddit, Facebook too. I've tried clearing cache. I'm on latest android and firefox 124.2.0. I have standard security enabled and permission is set to "Ask" for camera and storage. How do I make this work again?

Asked by sodapuddle 2 months ago

Answered by sodapuddle 2 months ago

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Firefox ignores /etc/hosts on Macos

I am trying to edit /etc/hosts file. CLI utils respect the values that provided there, Chrome also. But the Firefox continues to ignore. I have disabled "Enable DNS over… (read more)

I am trying to edit /etc/hosts file. CLI utils respect the values that provided there, Chrome also.

But the Firefox continues to ignore. I have disabled "Enable DNS over HTTPS using:" and turned it off.

But it doesn't help. What else could be done?

Asked by Yuriy Peskov 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Current upgrade version is broken - how can I revert to prior version?

Just now upgraded to Firefox 124.0.2 on Windows 10 - I am not sure what the problem is, but every website (excite Mozilla) is now labelled as "unsafe" by Malwarebytes, a… (read more)

Just now upgraded to Firefox 124.0.2 on Windows 10 - I am not sure what the problem is, but every website (excite Mozilla) is now labelled as "unsafe" by Malwarebytes, and I can no longer log into Gmail using Firefox (other browsers work fine.) How can I revert to a prior version? I could reinstall from a prior version using a old download, but then I lose all my bookmarks, etc.

Asked by Robert Trapasso 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Firefox 124.0.2 and YouTube Video Comments

About 1 week ago Firefox with Windows 11 stopped displaying YouTube video comments. I've tried other browsers and I can see the comments. I only have 6 extensions and ha… (read more)

About 1 week ago Firefox with Windows 11 stopped displaying YouTube video comments. I've tried other browsers and I can see the comments.

I only have 6 extensions and have disabled all of them and still have the problem. With Firefox in safe mode the problem goes away and I can see the comments. I've cleared the Firefox cache and hardware acceleration is off. I have the standard themes and using the default system theme-auto.

Any suggestions on how to resolve this problem? Thank you.

Asked by dpjasany 2 months ago

Answered by dpjasany 2 months ago

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Toolbar Font Size Suddenly Changed

I went to open a new tab today and suddenly the font or scaling on my menu bar got way bigger. It's extremely annoying, and I can't find any way to re-scale it, as all th… (read more)

I went to open a new tab today and suddenly the font or scaling on my menu bar got way bigger. It's extremely annoying, and I can't find any way to re-scale it, as all the zoom or font settings seem to affect only web pages, or the scaling of the entire browser window, including content. All the content in a browser window is fine, its ONLY the menu bar. I wonder if I hit a hotkey by accident when trying to open my tab (I used CTRL+T, but it's possible I accidentally hit another key instead or in addition to) but it's driving me up the wall.

Asked by GodsGameFreak 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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memory-report.json contains hundreds of unwanted websites

I go to about:memory > Save memory reports - Measure and save and then view the output, a report called memory-report.json. In this report I see approximately 30 bloc… (read more)

I go to about:memory > Save memory reports - Measure and save and then view the output, a report called memory-report.json.

In this report I see approximately 30 blocks of text, each of which contains approximately 50 to 100 website URLs. Several blocks contain only porn URLs. I have viewed porn, but only in Google Images; I don't visit the websites.

Why is this information being stored by Firefox?

Note: my Firefox is set to Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed. However, even after closing and opening Firefox, all the information is still in the report.

A sample of two of these blocks of text is attached.

Asked by EM8 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Unable to sign into 7plus.com.au website

I am unable to sign into the 7plus.com.au website. I have tried creating a new profile in Firefox (firefox.exe -p) but I have the same issues when using the new profile.… (read more)

I am unable to sign into the 7plus.com.au website.

I have tried creating a new profile in Firefox (firefox.exe -p) but I have the same issues when using the new profile.

When I go to the website, the 'sign in' button does not respond, nor does the 'Register' button. When I click on the 'Connect your TV' button and enter my credentials, I receive an error message:

Failed to sign in. Please try again later (error -1)

I do not have these issues if I use another browser, so this leads me to believe that Firefox may be the issue.

I realize the website developers may also be at fault here, but it seems odd that other browsers work, but Firefox does not.

If anyone can offer any help or advice, I am all ears, thanks.

Asked by trumpy81 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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disable tab detaching (tear-off) when dragging down

When i click on a tab, if I am not perfectly steady at the time of the click, Firefox opens the tab in a new windows. It happens several times a day, it's quite annoying.… (read more)

When i click on a tab, if I am not perfectly steady at the time of the click, Firefox opens the tab in a new windows. It happens several times a day, it's quite annoying. Searching for solutions in the support page, I've found that there was an add-on to disable this function, but now it's not available anymore. Is there a solution in 2024?

Asked by odioidentisti 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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On Firefox 124.0.2, when I click a download link, Firefox doesn't download the file.

On Firefox 124.0.2 (on Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS), when I click a download link on a web page, Firefox doesn't download the file. I tried disabling all add-ons, but that did no… (read more)

On Firefox 124.0.2 (on Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS), when I click a download link on a web page, Firefox doesn't download the file. I tried disabling all add-ons, but that did nothing. However, I found that when I deselect "Ask you where to save the files" in the browser's Settings and then click the link, it downloads the file to my Downloads folder. Can someone please point me in the right direction to find a solution for this?

Asked by neutronJK 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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youtube background screen all white

Hi friends. We have had some recent power outages when everything was back up running my youtube screen only shows the video but everything else is white. I will try to … (read more)

Hi friends. We have had some recent power outages when everything was back up running my youtube screen only shows the video but everything else is white. I will try to attach a screenshot.

I am running an iMac with system Sonoma 14.4.1 installed.

I have used Firefox for over 10 years with no problems.

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Asked by larryadow 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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How to stop FF from opening my downloaded documents in the browser

Hello, In the past, FF downloaded documents without opening them in the browser. This is two weeks now that whenever I download a document, FF is now opening the documen… (read more)

Hello,

In the past, FF downloaded documents without opening them in the browser. This is two weeks now that whenever I download a document, FF is now opening the document in the browser without asking me.

I welcome if someone could tell me what I can do to stop FF from opening the documents.

Thanks for any help you can offer me.

Asked by rcalldr 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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Some add-ons not working after newest update

After the latest update (124.0.2), two of my add-ons (Tapermonkey and Youtube Redux) are not working, even though Firefox says they're enabled, and it is giving no indica… (read more)

After the latest update (124.0.2), two of my add-ons (Tapermonkey and Youtube Redux) are not working, even though Firefox says they're enabled, and it is giving no indication that the add-ons aren't working, no pop-ups to enable some permission for these extensions. Both of them reformat the layout of websites to make them more usable, and using sites without them is basically impossible for me. I have tried:

  • Restarting Firefox
  • Disabling the add-ons, refreshing, enabling the add-ons, and refreshing again
  • Checking for add-on updates (everything is updated)
  • Deleting and reinstalling the add-ons
  • Restarting my computer
  • Checking the permissions in the extension menu
  • Turning off all other extensions except for one of the ones with issues
  • Reading through the FAQs and help pages and following the instructions on some of them

Nothing has worked. Every time I reload one of the sites affected by this to check if it's finally worked, the site takes a very long time to load. Since these add-ons are for different websites and both aren't working, I know that the problem is not with the sites themselves. Thank you.

Asked by quality_penguins 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago