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Firefox Pocket Add-on does not work

The built-in Pocket button on Firefox is not working for me on my Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 computer. Every time I press the button, it shows a sign in prompt, not a sa… (read more)

The built-in Pocket button on Firefox is not working for me on my Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 computer. Every time I press the button, it shows a sign in prompt, not a save the page UI. What should I do? Should I reinstall Firefox?

Potential Solutions:

  • Download the Firefox Pocket add-on

Asked by Alan 4 days ago

Last reply by Alan 3 days ago

Making Firefox the default browser

I have a new MacBook Pro 2020 with MacOS Big Sur 11.0.1. I have made Firefox the default browser by going to the Apple menu and choosing System Preferences then choosing… (read more)

I have a new MacBook Pro 2020 with MacOS Big Sur 11.0.1. I have made Firefox the default browser by going to the Apple menu and choosing System Preferences then choosing General. I have also made Firefox the default browser by going to the Firefox menu and choosing Preferences then General. On that screen it says that Firefox is not my default browser and there is a box to click on that says "Make Default". I click on it then click on "use Firefox", but when I click on links in my email Safari still opens. Any suggestions.

Asked by skayj960 2 days ago

Mac Browser: How Do I Change the Frame Zoom Shortcut: Cmd>2-FingerTrackpadScroll

Re: MacBookPro circa 2013, macOS10.14.6, current and past versions of Firefox, Using YouNeedABudget.com, Attempted Help: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/mouse-sho… (read more)

Re: MacBookPro circa 2013, macOS10.14.6, current and past versions of Firefox, Using YouNeedABudget.com,

  Attempted Help:  https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/mouse-shortcuts-perform-common-tasks

YNAB is a personal finance budgeting system that I have used instead of Quicken for the past 10 years. Recently I updated my YNAB functionality from downloaded YNAB4 to server-based subscription nYNAB, which hasn't been equipped with all features for Safari, but is super-equipped (via TookKit developers) in Firefox. When I use Command Key to select multiple transactions in nYNAB, and then use the 2-finger scroll function on trackpad to find more below the visible range, the frame zooms out to infinitesimally small font, obviously making the font too small to recognize characters. Recovering previous font is tedious at best and frustrating to waste time and risks a loss of task concentration. The referenced Support Page doesn't even mention this action. This action does not occur in Safari, by the way, nor do I believe it is unique to nYNAB when using Firefox.

Please kill this apparently inadvertent Zoom action and substitute a MacTrackpad-friendly shortcut in next release. Thank you.

Asked by wlae2 6 days ago

Can I get Firefox on macOS to show an update notification icon somewhere?

I use Firefox Developer Edition (84.0b4) on macOS and pretty much never restart Firefox. Because of this I frequently miss updates. Chrome shows an update badge on the me… (read more)

I use Firefox Developer Edition (84.0b4) on macOS and pretty much never restart Firefox. Because of this I frequently miss updates. Chrome shows an update badge on the menu icon in the toolbar.

Is this built into Firefox aswell? I couldn't find anything like this and there doesn't seem to be an addon for this either.

Asked by Strayer 6 days ago

Preventing addons from automatically opening tabs

Hi, I would like to know how to control whether my add-ons should open their tabs automatically. I have alot of add-ons, and once in a while, probably after updating betw… (read more)

Hi, I would like to know how to control whether my add-ons should open their tabs automatically. I have alot of add-ons, and once in a while, probably after updating between two periods of time when using Firefox, add-ons would open their about pages, settings, home pages, etc. Can you please tell me how to assign what add-ons can open their pages automatically? That should save me from some lags and also a bit of time spent. Thanks!

Asked by Chang Li 6 days ago

Tab key behavior in the address bar has changed

11.23.20 Some time in the last week, the behavior of the tab key has changed in the address bar. Previously it would cycle through address/search bar items. Now it is ope… (read more)

11.23.20

Some time in the last week, the behavior of the tab key has changed in the address bar. Previously it would cycle through address/search bar items. Now it is opening up the autocomplete window for the address bar.

There are already keys that do that. (Down arrow, etc) I don't want another, particularly not another that I frequently used to tab over to the search box and favorites.

Does anyone know a way to revert or disable this behavior without completely disabling the auto complete window under that address bar? Alternatively, whatever shortcut keys now cycle through address bar items.

Asked by rb0014 6 days ago

Upgrade ?? changed my fonts

The last update of Thunderbird shrunk the text size in the classic view and folder panes. How can I get them back, of if need be, revert to the previous version.

Asked by rpyne 5 days ago

Firefox always asks for Primary password.

Anytime Firefox opens it is asking for my Primary password. This has been happening for 2 or 3 weeks. I can enter my password or click cancel. But if I close and reope… (read more)

Anytime Firefox opens it is asking for my Primary password. This has been happening for 2 or 3 weeks. I can enter my password or click cancel. But if I close and reopen the browser it happens again, regarless of what page I am on. (Annoying when clicking a link to read a short article) I do not have AVG or ISlet (sp?) installed. I tried that solution and it did not work.

Suggestions on how to debug, diagnose or fix appreciated.

Asked by royal58 5 days ago

How to set background color of editor?

Version: MAC 78.5.0 (64-bit) My Mac system is on dark mode, and the background color of editor is also dark. I want to change the background color of editor to white but … (read more)

Version: MAC 78.5.0 (64-bit)

My Mac system is on dark mode, and the background color of editor is also dark.

I want to change the background color of editor to white but find no way to do so.

I know there's Preference - Composition - HTML Style - Background Color. But it's usable only for HTML style emails. My email format is plaintext.

Asked by runningsnailg 5 days ago

The Firefox for Android renders heavy readable pages using script and mono fonts on my device

Firefox for Android version later than 68.11 renders not well readable pages on my old ZTE Axon Elite. The enclosed picture shows what I mean regarding script and mono fo… (read more)

Firefox for Android version later than 68.11 renders not well readable pages on my old ZTE Axon Elite. The enclosed picture shows what I mean regarding script and mono fonts Firefox ver. 83.1 rendering. Advise please how to change settings, to achieve what Firefox 68.11 could already do.

Asked by vadlerg 4 days ago

Touch screen not responding

The touch screen becomes less sensitive and less responsive. Need to press multiple times and with bigger force to select or activate a link. Work fine with no problems i… (read more)

The touch screen becomes less sensitive and less responsive. Need to press multiple times and with bigger force to select or activate a link. Work fine with no problems in google or chrome

Asked by JN 2 weeks ago

Last reply by JN 1 day ago

Page zooming

Hi! Since today, when I was doing the "pinch to zoom" gesture on my touchpad, the browser behaved the same as if i did Ctrl + "+". Now it just zooms on the area around t… (read more)

Hi!

Since today, when I was doing the "pinch to zoom" gesture on my touchpad, the browser behaved the same as if i did Ctrl + "+". Now it just zooms on the area around the cursor. Any help?

Please see the referenced pictures Thanks.

Asked by marius_1296 1 day ago

Widevine plugin not installed at all

This all started while I was trying to open Spotify in Firefox. It kept telling me I need to enable secure playback. So I checked and "Play DRM-controlled content" is ena… (read more)

This all started while I was trying to open Spotify in Firefox. It kept telling me I need to enable secure playback. So I checked and "Play DRM-controlled content" is enabled. I did some googling to see what could be the problem. Turns out I need Google Widevine enabled, so I check the plugins page where I find out I don't even have Widevine installed. I also checked the default profile folder (root directory) to see if there's even a gmp-widevinecdm folder there but I couldn't find anything.

Is there a way for me to reinstall Widevine without having to create a new profile?

Asked by alexghudson 6 days ago

Annimations have been turned off, but persist.

I use a 55 inch TV as my computer monitor with Windows7 OS. All of a sudden this week the animations are on every site... Netflix just became unbearable to watch. I have … (read more)

I use a 55 inch TV as my computer monitor with Windows7 OS. All of a sudden this week the animations are on every site... Netflix just became unbearable to watch. I have already gone though the steps to turn off all animations in Firefox. I performed these steps...

'''in about:config - type : toolkit.cosmeticAnimations.enabled - set it to : false - type : toolkit.scrollbox.smoothScroll - set it to : false'''

This did NOTHING to turn off the nauseating animations. Every time I scroll a web page I feel motion sickness. Every movie I watch now looks like garbage.

I ALSO have turned off ALL animations in Windows7... so this is really upsetting. Movies I have downloaded seem to play fine in VLC player, but if I use my browser to watch a video, it is now unbearable because of these garbage animations wreaking havoc on my screen.

Asked by Kdude 5 days ago

how can I stop program from adding extra line space

someone has already tried to help me with this, on how to get extra line spaces out of the e-mails that I send... my response... It doesn’t matter if I check the box or u… (read more)

someone has already tried to help me with this, on how to get extra line spaces out of the e-mails that I send... my response... It doesn’t matter if I check the box or uncheck it – I’ve tried it both ways and I still get extra line spaces. Thanks for trying to help me. John

the previous solution presented... In Options/Composition/HTML Style, is the box 'Use Paragraph format...' checked or unchecked?

Asked by path1 1 day ago

Select From Address based on recipient

Is there a way to have a new email set the From identity based on the recipient? I have a lot of accounts, and normally each contact is reached through a particular accou… (read more)

Is there a way to have a new email set the From identity based on the recipient? I have a lot of accounts, and normally each contact is reached through a particular account.

When I come into Thunderbird via a mailto: link or an external automation, it'd be useful to have the from address preset to the account that I normally contact that person through.

Is there a mechanism to set something like that up?

Asked by Mike 21 hours ago

preview thumbnails tab

Hello, first sorry for my english... I'm looking for how to have a large thumbnails of an open tab, just by passing the mouse cursor over it. I tested a multitude of add-… (read more)

Hello, first sorry for my english... I'm looking for how to have a large thumbnails of an open tab, just by passing the mouse cursor over it. I tested a multitude of add-ons but each time the image is too small and it requires a new window

I specify that I under: System: MacOs browser: firefox 83.0

Asked by jlughetto 13 hours ago

Empty dialog for extensions after gfx.webrender.all: true

Nom: Firefox Version: 83.0 Identifiant de compilation: 20201126174332 ID de distribution: archlinux Agent utilisateur: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:83.0) Gecko/2010… (read more)

Nom: Firefox Version: 83.0 Identifiant de compilation: 20201126174332 ID de distribution: archlinux Agent utilisateur: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:83.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/83.0 Système d’exploitation: Linux 5.9.10-arch1-1 #1 SMP PREEMPT Sun, 22 Nov 2020 14:16:59 +0000

After enabling gfx.webrender.all (value true in about:config), there is no more tearing in web sites like google street view. But all my extensions, while working, offer an empty dialog pop-uo when I left click on their icon in Firefox main bar. UBlock origin, HTTPS Everywhere, Privacy Badger or Joplin all act with the same behavior. See screenshot. If I disable gfx.webrender.all all my extensions dialogs are back.

I had gfx.webrender.all set to true before version 83.0 of Firefox and my extensions were working fine.

Asked by rouelle 11 hours ago