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New Firefox themes in Firefox 89

Updated to v89 this morning. I really really dislike the theme options. Is there a way to use the previous default theme. The new ones are all difficult to read. Quite fr… (read more)

Updated to v89 this morning. I really really dislike the theme options. Is there a way to use the previous default theme. The new ones are all difficult to read. Quite frankly, I hate the color schemes available. They decrease the visibility of text.

Asked by buzzb3 7 months ago

Answered by Mamoon 7 months ago

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Page Action menu missing in Firefox Mac v.89.0

I just installed v.89.0 on my M1 MBAir running MacOS 11.4, and the Page Action menu (three dots) is missing from the address bar. (See image.) Is this a known bug, or is … (read more)

I just installed v.89.0 on my M1 MBAir running MacOS 11.4, and the Page Action menu (three dots) is missing from the address bar. (See image.) Is this a known bug, or is there a way to restore this feature? Thanks.

Asked by renniecoit 7 months ago

Answered by Seburo 7 months ago

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Toolbar size

Ok so it's been a long time that i left chrome and joined the firefox community but there was always something which felt left out, so i downloaded chrome again and found… (read more)

Ok so it's been a long time that i left chrome and joined the firefox community but there was always something which felt left out, so i downloaded chrome again and found what that was. It was the size of toolbar.. In chrome toolbar is smaller but in firefox it takes some space. So i want smaller toolbar here in firefox because i love every other thing here. So is there any way to do this? Thanks,.

Asked by okhereiam 7 months ago

Answered by Seburo 7 months ago

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colour of tabs bar and search bar has changed...

Hello Everyone - Today the background colour of both tabs bar and search bar changed to a wishy-washy pale blue which makes it much harder to read anything there. I am no… (read more)

Hello Everyone - Today the background colour of both tabs bar and search bar changed to a wishy-washy pale blue which makes it much harder to read anything there. I am not aware that I have changed any setting myself. And I dont recall any FF update yesterday or today... I have looked through all the FF "settings" options and found nothing relevant there. Is there maybe an option buried somewhere to change the background colour? Oh, and I am not a geek or a nerd, so cannot understand any nitty-gritty stuff! Thank you for your time.

Asked by VIKING13 7 months ago

Answered by Seburo 7 months ago

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screenshot function disappeared as of firefox 88.0

Suddenly as of the last update to FireFox 88.0, the embedded screen capture function disappeared. I use it a LOT... I will have to go back to previous version of FireFox.… (read more)

Suddenly as of the last update to FireFox 88.0, the embedded screen capture function disappeared. I use it a LOT... I will have to go back to previous version of FireFox.

Asked by frank.du.mee 9 months ago

Answered by frank.du.mee 9 months ago

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New tabs appearance - The lack of clear lines separating tabs is driving me insane

Saying I do not like the lack of lines separating the tabs is an understatement. I don't know why but it is driving me nuts and triggering my anxiety and I'm not someone … (read more)

Saying I do not like the lack of lines separating the tabs is an understatement. I don't know why but it is driving me nuts and triggering my anxiety and I'm not someone that would normally say stuff like that but it is.

Is there a way to make the tabs look like they used to with clear black lines between each tab?!?

Asked by aeridyne 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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Screenshot dissapeared

In the last uptdate of Firefox I've lost the option to take screenshots. I've tryed what is epxlained in this thread but I could't get it back. https://support.mozilla.or… (read more)

In the last uptdate of Firefox I've lost the option to take screenshots. I've tryed what is epxlained in this thread but I could't get it back. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1275120

I went to Application basics and it's listed

Firefox Screenshots 39.0.0 screenshots@mozilla.org

Any idea on how to fix it?

Thanks!! I use this feature a lot in this videoconferencing times!

Asked by alvaro8 8 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 months ago

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Firefox tab height

Hi! With the latest update to Firefox, the tab height is now taking up too much of my vertical screen space and the option to make them compact seems to be gone from wher… (read more)

Hi! With the latest update to Firefox, the tab height is now taking up too much of my vertical screen space and the option to make them compact seems to be gone from where it used to be in the settings. I've tried to search for an extension to fix this, but haven't managed to find one. What do you all suggest I do?

(I don't want to use Chrome. It takes so much RAM that I can't really run both Chrome & Discord at the same time, let alone anything else with it.)

Thank you!

Asked by seandbreslin 7 months ago

Answered by Seburo 7 months ago

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Revert curved tabs to square tabs after new update (89.0)

I recently updated Firefox to version 89.0 which made my tabs curved rather than square/blocky. Is there any method to revert the look of my tabs? This is strictly for ae… (read more)

I recently updated Firefox to version 89.0 which made my tabs curved rather than square/blocky. Is there any method to revert the look of my tabs? This is strictly for aesthetic purposes.

Asked by bobbotboy 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 months ago

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The ... link to screenshot on the menu has disappered

Hello there, question from a near beginner... (sorry guys!)... The ... 3 points link to screenshot on the menu has disappered since a couple of days. Same with you? Brow… (read more)

Hello there, question from a near beginner... (sorry guys!)... The ... 3 points link to screenshot on the menu has disappered since a couple of days. Same with you? Browser 88.0 (64 bits) last version Windows 10 How to reinstall it, please? Best Eddy

Asked by eddy1950 8 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 8 months ago

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pixel line under new tabs

holy shit boys, what is this pixel-tall gap between tabs and bars tried applying any standard theme available and currently using my own custom, any visual mode like nor… (read more)

holy shit boys, what is this pixel-tall gap between tabs and bars

tried applying any standard theme available and currently using my own custom, any visual mode like normal/compact and still this gap is present

hardware acceleration is on

tried reopening FF, fresh windows boot

Asked by fishparcle 7 months ago

Answered by Seburo 7 months ago

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I downloaded the latest version but don't want to install it yet; can I remove the download?

Hello. I have Firefox set to notify me of new updates but though I always download them I don't immediately install them. My current version is 88.0.1. Today I download… (read more)

Hello. I have Firefox set to notify me of new updates but though I always download them I don't immediately install them. My current version is 88.0.1.

Today I downloaded what I now know to be the all-new complete revamp version. But I don't want to install it on my main PC until I've looked into a little more and perhaps tried it out on a laptop.With it in

Is there a way of removing the downloaded version? With it in place, if I restart Firefox or reboot the computer it will automatically be installed, and I don't want that to happen just yet.

I'm running Windows 7 on a desktop PC.

Many thanks.

Asked by mail226 7 months ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 7 months ago

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FX really is nasty about going back a version

I just started with 89.0 and instead of the horrid 15% of CPU that 88 used it now uses 30%. That's with an enormous amount of windows (not tabs) open, but most are limite… (read more)

I just started with 89.0 and instead of the horrid 15% of CPU that 88 used it now uses 30%. That's with an enormous amount of windows (not tabs) open, but most are limited by NoScript until I temp permit them. FX Task Manager shows very little usage, so apparently no ill behaved sites. AAR 30% of an i7 with many gigs of memory is intolerable. Even the 15% was heating up the CPU.

So I'll take "some" CPU heating vs. "massive" by rolling back to 88.0.1. By the way, whatever keeps changing my option from manually approved updates to automatic, thank you for doing that at times without asking me first.

The problem is that now when I start 88.0.1 it insists on a new profile "for my own protection". But I want the old profile, with hundreds of bookmarks and dozens or hundreds of session windows from my last session, and add-ins ... for example right how I don't have NoScript and don't have time to deal with that. I tried to get around the "we're just helping you" insistence on a new profile, by copying a week-old backup over C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\hbouy3r1.default\sessionstore.jsonlz4 and starting but it still insists. I guess that's just sessions, not the whole profile.

Can I defeat the prohibition against using the old profile, or failing that, can I import or merge the old profile in? Keep in mind that the "old" profile has been modified by having started 89. I wish now that I had never selected the old profile when I began 89 (I always prompt for profile). (But, heck, I didn't even KNOW I was going to a new version. It auto-updated, and when I started FX, and it seems to have "updated" the old profile making it now unusable for a prior version).

Or can I go to a backup and copy the tree of C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\OldProfile\ and start FX again with 88.0.1? BTW I assume that is the version I was on a week ago.

Asked by Larry 7 months ago

Answered by Larry 7 months ago

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firefox screen shots is missing

Hello, I've been able to take screenshots, one of my favorite features, and the selection to do so was located by tapping on the 3 dots in the browser bar. Today I made… (read more)

Hello, I've been able to take screenshots, one of my favorite features, and the selection to do so was located by tapping on the 3 dots in the browser bar. Today I made the selection to take a screenshot and the option was not there.

I followed the instructions from earlier posts on how to check to see if the option was True or False and in the area that showed me if it was still available. They were correct.

Is there any other reason why that choice would not be there?

Asked by mark293 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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My Page Actions are Gone (the 3 little dots in the browser)

My page action buttons are missing - the 3 little dots that allow me to share, print, etc. I'm on a Macbook Pro, latest software, latest Firefox, signed in to my Firefox … (read more)

My page action buttons are missing - the 3 little dots that allow me to share, print, etc.

I'm on a Macbook Pro, latest software, latest Firefox, signed in to my Firefox account. I've also reset all defaults in toolbars.

Just gone - disappeared.

Does anyone have a solution to reset this?

Asked by Robin Reed 7 months ago

Answered by Seburo 7 months ago

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FF 89.0 bookmarks

I REALLY dislike the new bookmark pull-down feature, which has larger fonts and far too much space between bookmarks. Now I have to scroll (for which I can't use the mous… (read more)

I REALLY dislike the new bookmark pull-down feature, which has larger fonts and far too much space between bookmarks. Now I have to scroll (for which I can't use the mouse) to get to the bottom of a long bookmark list. I prefer older versions.

How may I change the appearance of this feature?

Asked by trbrer011 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 months ago

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Firefox FeedBack

A new version has been released - 89. And the user interface has changed again. And some of the changes are very annoying. I thought I would write a feedback (review). Bu… (read more)

A new version has been released - 89. And the user interface has changed again. And some of the changes are very annoying. I thought I would write a feedback (review). But I found out through google that the feedback page has been down since 2014.

So the question would be where can I leave feedback on one change or another?


I am not an English speaker, so I apologize if there are various errors in the text.

Asked by djucius 7 months ago

Answered by Seburo 7 months ago

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Top of screen too large

The tabs, address bar, and bookmarks bar takes up too much of the screen, almost 2", while another browser I use is 1 3/8" wide. Would like to know if I can shorten tha… (read more)

The tabs, address bar, and bookmarks bar takes up too much of the screen, almost 2", while another browser I use is 1 3/8" wide. Would like to know if I can shorten that up. No need to take up all of that space.

Asked by chzuck 7 months ago

Answered by Seburo 7 months ago