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Thunderbird 78.14 - BIZZARE BEHAVIOR

Hi!, Due to a dell laptop (win 10) with a bad keyboard, and I have co-ordination issues, somehow deleted a lot of mail into gmail which labelled it as spam, trashed it an… (read more)

Hi!, Due to a dell laptop (win 10) with a bad keyboard, and I have co-ordination issues, somehow deleted a lot of mail into gmail which labelled it as spam, trashed it and thunderbird seemed to be under control of gmail and deleted all messages too. It was supposed to keep EVERYTHING.

1. Can i get that mail back? I wasn't backing up but after i've been copying profile.

2. Trying to adjust text size and can't scroll to the file since everything is too big for the window but found this - hopefully ok to post screenshots.

Asked by 88tjt88 2 weeks ago

Last reply by 88tjt88 1 week ago

Thunderbird won't connect to hotmail account

Thunderbird won't connect to hotmail account Here is one solution: In your hotmail/outlook account (web) go to settings (the "wheel" right above), click "options" and und… (read more)

Thunderbird won't connect to hotmail account

Here is one solution: In your hotmail/outlook account (web) go to settings (the "wheel" right above), click "options" and under Accounts go to POP and IMAP settings. Under POP select that apps and devices may use POP. After having done this everything should work normally.

However, this solution does not work for me. The microsoft page mentions different imap settings than the default settings from thunderbird...both options under manual settings do not work.

Anything else i can try?

Asked by russthebear 1 week ago

Last reply by sfhowes 1 week ago

Gap between bookmark folder lists is huge

In the latest release the gap between Bookmarks on the Bookmark toolbar folders is huge. Why was this changed and how to change it back? Note this isn't happening from … (read more)

In the latest release the gap between Bookmarks on the Bookmark toolbar folders is huge. Why was this changed and how to change it back? Note this isn't happening from the menu, only from the Bookmarks toolbar folders. It is extremely ugly and huge waste of space which forces me to scroll to see all my bookmarks under some folders.

Asked by kronem 1 week ago

Last reply by TerryN21 1 week ago

Customizing Proton design

I was quite unhappy with the new Firefox Proton design, so I made a CSS file and copied the following code from a website. However, I don't know what to do to (1) slightl… (read more)

I was quite unhappy with the new Firefox Proton design, so I made a CSS file and copied the following code from a website. However, I don't know what to do to (1) slightly reduce the tab height, (2) get back tab borders for inactive tabs and (3) remove the small gaps between tabs. How exactly do I have to change the following code to do so (ideally, for convenience, please just complete the code accordingly)? Thanks in advance for any support!

/*** Tighten up drop-down/context/popup menu spacing (8 Sep 2021) ***/

menupopup:not(.in-menulist) > menuitem, menupopup:not(.in-menulist) > menu {

 padding-block: 2px !important; /* reduce to 3px, 2px, 1px or 0px as needed */ 
 min-height: unset !important; /* v92.0 - for padding below 4px */

}

root {
 --arrowpanel-menuitem-padding: 4px 8px !important;

}

/*** Proton Tabs Tweaks ***/

/* Adjust tab corner shape, optionally remove space below tabs */

  1. tabbrowser-tabs {
   --user-tab-rounding: 6px;

}

.tab-background {

   border-radius: var(--user-tab-rounding) var(--user-tab-rounding) 0px 0px !important;
   margin-block: 1px 0 !important;

}

  1. scrollbutton-up, #scrollbutton-down { /* 6/10/2021 */
   border-top-width: 1px !important;
   border-bottom-width: 0 !important;

} /* Container color bar visibility */ .tabbrowser-tab[usercontextid] > .tab-stack > .tab-background > .tab-context-line {

   margin: 0px max(calc(var(--user-tab-rounding) - 3px), 0px) !important;

}

Asked by laudesimperiales 1 week ago

Last reply by laudesimperiales 1 week ago

Can't remove US English

I've just added UK English and restarted Firefox. Now, why can I not remove US English, even though that one shouldn't be in use, and I still can remove UK English, even … (read more)

I've just added UK English and restarted Firefox. Now, why can I not remove US English, even though that one shouldn't be in use, and I still can remove UK English, even though that one *is* in use (or should be)?

Greying out a button is only recommended when it's crystal clear why that is. In this case, I have no clue why I couldn't remove US English, and so gryeing out that button makes no sense to me. It should be enabled, and display a message explaining why a language can't be removed if it can't be.

For the moment, can someone please explain why US English can't be removed then?

Asked by thany 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

STOP forcing browser/plugin/extensions to run: Google, Bing, Amazon, DuckDuckGo, eBay, Wikipedia, and whatever else you are forcing down our throats

Several people have complained and NOBODY is listening. I specifically switched to FF so I don't have to deal with intrusive sites. FF I thought claimed to be UNLIKE GO… (read more)

Several people have complained and NOBODY is listening. I specifically switched to FF so I don't have to deal with intrusive sites. FF I thought claimed to be UNLIKE GOOGLE and was more "private," so why are you putting in a Google browser/plugin/extension and forcing it to run on our PC's? I have enough crap on it taking up MEMORY and slowing it down, don't force anything people do NOT want. Just because these might be popular with many does NOT mean everybody wants it. Get rid of Google, Bing, Amazon, DuckDuckGo, eBay, Wikipedia, and WHATEVER else you are forcing us to run on FF.

Does FF have an agreement or partnering with these companies to TRACK US where ever we go on the internet? Looks like it. Per Wikipedia: DuckDuckGo earns revenue by serving ads from the Yahoo-Bing search alliance network and through affiliate relationships with Amazon and eBay. OK, so we have 4 of those And this at https://www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/best-private-search-engine: DuckDuckGo displays ads for affiliate sites in the right sidebar, which is a little less aggressive than Google which presents ads at the top of search results. It earns additional profits from commissions from sites like Amazon and eBay, so you may want to be wary if those pop up a lot in search results. Also: As DuckDuckGo’s CEO, Gabriel Weinberg, explains in a Quora answer, the search engine does use your IP address to serve local results.

Why is FF pushing these sites when many of us do NOT use them nor want them? Why don't you add them as extensions where you can CHOOSE it if you wish? I found instructions on how to delete them in the FF File Explorer folder because merely deleting them in Settings does NOT remove them permanently as FF has them "hidden," however, they just come back and it messed up other add-ons. ALSO, these add-on's you are forcing on us is TAKING SPACE on my PC and I resent that.

I do NOT want to HIDE THEM, I want them REMOVED PERMANENTLY.

Asked by jj 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

Command line options to Firefox

I can find no recent documentation on command line options for the Firefox Browser. All of the information on this appears to be out of date or just does not work any mor… (read more)

I can find no recent documentation on command line options for the Firefox Browser. All of the information on this appears to be out of date or just does not work any more (in the latest version June 2021). Is there any documentation on this anywhere that is correct for the current version of the browser? I am specifically trying to run firefox with command line options on Windows 10 but I do not see that that should make any difference. The only option I can get to work is starting firefox with a specific URL; even then I have to change the browser settings to get that to open a new window; because the browser settings override the command line option -new-window

Asked by ian.thomwohl 3 months ago

Last reply by ian.thomwohl 2 weeks ago

Bookmark toolbar menus now have too much vertical space.

In the changes for Firefox 92, I see "The bookmark toolbar menus on macOS now follow Firefox visual styles." Is there a way to revert to the more compact view for these … (read more)

In the changes for Firefox 92, I see "The bookmark toolbar menus on macOS now follow Firefox visual styles." Is there a way to revert to the more compact view for these menus I am used to? I am using a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) with macOS 11.1.

Asked by caroline.arms 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

FFox v92 - Menu Spacing - Bug? (No, not the usual question)

FFox 92 update today. Menu spacing went to double. No shock there. Found the CSS code below for UserChrome.css and set it up. EX. menupopup > menuitem, menupopup >… (read more)

FFox 92 update today. Menu spacing went to double. No shock there. Found the CSS code below for UserChrome.css and set it up.

EX. menupopup > menuitem, menupopup > menu {

 padding-block: 4px !important;

}

root {
 --arrowpanel -menuitem -padding: 4px 8px !important;

}

Here's the issue: I want it tighter than 4px. So, I set it down to 2px... eventually dropping it to all 0px settings.

EX: menupopup > menuitem, menupopup > menu {

 padding-block: 0px !important;

}

root {
 --arrowpanel -menuitem -padding: 0px 0px !important;

}

But, it doesn't get any smaller than the above 4/8px set up. Bug? Perhaps there's another CSS setting to be tweaked for V 92? I do not have any other CSS for these items elsewhere in my UserChrome file.

Asked by MozzieBob 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

How to Fix Screenshot Capability

Hello, I am using Firefox version 92. The screenshot function is not working, both if I right click and request a screenshot from the slideout menu, and if I request a sc… (read more)

Hello,

I am using Firefox version 92. The screenshot function is not working, both if I right click and request a screenshot from the slideout menu, and if I request a screenshot from the shortcuts/overflow menu (scissors icon). I have attached a screenshot (taken with ‘prntscr” through windows) png of the result that takes place on my screen. The screen will freeze with this image of a large X until I do a refresh of the page. Cntl-Shift-S also does not work. I have tried clearing the cache, running FF in safe mode, refreshing FF, reinstalling FF, and I have ensured that the extensions.screenshots.disabled setting in about:config is set to ‘false’ (also toggled it to ‘true’ and back to ‘false’). I have attached a screenshot of all the settings in about:config that pertain to screenshots.

Thank you for your help.

Asked by Thanks4FF 2 weeks ago

Last reply by firefox1538 2 weeks ago

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Display font size

Is there a way to increase the display (menus, addresses, etc) font size? I have already searched the forum and the suggestions are no longer applicable. There is no "C… (read more)

Is there a way to increase the display (menus, addresses, etc) font size? I have already searched the forum and the suggestions are no longer applicable. There is no "Config Editor" or a "layout css.devPixelPerPx" file as referenced in existing the current suggestions as a way to increase font size. Using TB 78.10.

Asked by Wrangler53 3 months ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 3 months ago

Killswitch persists after mozilla VPN is disabled AND UNINSTALLED. Internet connection completely broken and disabled without VPN.

I love the work that Mozilla does, but man, this is bad guys. I paid for and installed the VPN and some websites were getting blocked, so I decided to turn it off by simp… (read more)

I love the work that Mozilla does, but man, this is bad guys. I paid for and installed the VPN and some websites were getting blocked, so I decided to turn it off by simply clicking the Mozilla VPN logo -> disconnect. Then I tried to load the page again, and waited .... and waited... Turning the VPN back on restored the connection. I did this at least a dozen more times, to confirm that I couldn't just "disconnect" from the VPN. I understand that there is a "Killswitch" in a VPN intended to make sure that when a VPN connection is briefly interrupted, internet traffic doesn't flow around it, exposing your IP. That's well and good, but that killswitch should be disabled when I actively disable the VPN.

Weird, but ok, whatever. I'll just quit the program. Nope -> no internet. The only way I can go online is by turning Mozilla VPN back on, and then connect through the VPN. Then, and ONLY then can I access the internet at all.

Ok, so now I'm thinking it's time to uninstall this program from my computer entirely. Surely THAT will fix whatever damage it's done? Nope. Killswitch STILL persists. Even after I uninstall the program from my computer, the leftover killswitch is STILL making it impossible for me to access the internet outside of its VPN. The only way I can regain internet access is to re-install the program. I've power-cycled (rebooted) my machine several times, reinstalled and uninstalled the program again. Over and over again it's made clear: My machine can no longer access the internet in any way other than through Mozilla VPN. My system is effectively being held hostage by mozilla VPN and I can't turn this off. This is not ok. Please tell me how to fix this.

E: I should add that there's a good chance this is Apple's fault, since I'm using Big Sur, which has tons of other problems. I don't care who's fault this is, I just want my computer back to how it was, and clearly there's a problem with mozilla VPNs kill switch. Please tell me how I can disable it.

System info: OSX big sure 11.4 Firefox version 91.0 (64-bit)

Edited for brevity, and to note solution below will also affect other VPNs you may have already set up. You'll need to follow the instructions below, remove your other VPNs, and then reinstall them. Will it then be safe to re-install MozillaVPN again? I don't know and am not comfortable taking that risk. My system is back to how it was before downloading it, and it's going to stay that way for a while.

Asked by Bobby Bland 1 month ago

Last reply by ardaleth 2 weeks ago