Showing questions tagged: Show all questions
  • Solved

Firefox - Ebay pages not displaying right - black arrows

I may have to stop using Firefox if I can't resolve this problem After a few weeks certain Ebay pages start to not display correctly - writing goes small, moves to the le… (read more)

I may have to stop using Firefox if I can't resolve this problem

After a few weeks certain Ebay pages start to not display correctly - writing goes small, moves to the left, big black arrows appear, other pages are alright

I know if I clear 'all cookies' it will solve the problem - but then I have to reload passwords etc on all the sites I visit

I've tried

  • switching of tracking protection on the ebay page
  • selecting and deleteing all Ebay cookies under 'managed data'

but neither solve the problem

The only solution I know to work is to clear all cookies - but I really can't be doing this every couple of weeks

Asked by crmjhn 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

  • Solved

Backspace keyboard button not working in Firefox 87

Hello, I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the pa… (read more)

Hello,

I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the past if I'm not using a mouse on my laptop and had to click on the back button in the toolbar with the trackpad. I'm not too sure of why that happened with the upgrade and was a little surprised about that. Hope I can be able to get around this in some way if one of you know anything about this. Thanks.

Asked by Anduma22 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

  • Solved

Firefox Developer edition on ubuntu asking to reinstall the package on every update

I downloaded firefox developer edition from: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/developer/ But almost every 5-6 days it shows a prompt saying firefox have an update, d… (read more)

I downloaded firefox developer edition from: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/developer/ But almost every 5-6 days it shows a prompt saying firefox have an update, download it from website we will help you install it. It's inefficient and time consuming to manually download and setup firefox after every update.

Asked by yashrathicricket 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

  • Solved

I hate Lockwise. I do not want it and do not want your passwords.

I really like firefox but have to shut it down to add a new password if I don't use one of yours which are too long and complicated. And I don't think you need to have m… (read more)

I really like firefox but have to shut it down to add a new password if I don't use one of yours which are too long and complicated. And I don't think you need to have my passwords. Typical firefox password:

4ut693zdfcp049stev5dd679*. To long and too complicated. And does not give me choice to make my own. It is like a rabid pitbull.

No thanks. I understand this dreadful thing is imbedded? How can I get it to go away? Susan Taylor

Asked by sweemstaylor 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

  • Solved

Last closed tab reopens at start

Hi community, when i have only one tab opened in Firefox i can click on the "close tab"-X or Ctrl+W. This action will close Firefox, but it won't close the tab. So when i… (read more)

Hi community, when i have only one tab opened in Firefox i can click on the "close tab"-X or Ctrl+W. This action will close Firefox, but it won't close the tab. So when i start Firefox this last opened tab, which usually would be closed after clicking on the X, will open at start again.

This behavior drives me crazy. If i want to close Firefox with the only tab opened remaining until restart, i usually would click the red X of the Windows forms control elements.

Is there any option in "about:config" which really can close the last remaining tab, while also closing Firefox?

Thank you

Asked by ffproblems 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

  • Solved

Since the new version 87 update I am having email log in problems

Hello, I have just updated to version 87 of the browser but now I can't sign onto my email through centurylink, I can use edge to access it or my phone. I have OS win 7 i… (read more)

Hello,

I have just updated to version 87 of the browser but now I can't sign onto my email through centurylink, I can use edge to access it or my phone. I have OS win 7 if that helps. Everything was working fine, till my firefox browser updated. When I go to sign into my email, I get kicked to this blank screen, with a weird address at the top(pic). Any help you can give me in this matter to resolve this problem would be really appreciated, Thank You very much for your time.

Sincerely,

T. Krivanek

Asked by TOMMYGUN 5 days ago

Answered by TOMMYGUN 4 days ago

  • Solved

"www firefox com cn"

Sir/Ma'am, My system is a standard install, and when I open Firefox, click Help, About Firefox, and then click the linked word (Mozilla) "Firefox is designed by Mozilla" … (read more)

Sir/Ma'am,

My system is a standard install, and when I open Firefox, click Help, About Firefox, and then click the linked word (Mozilla) "Firefox is designed by Mozilla" it takes me to "www firefox com cn" ?

Is the version of Firefox in the Linux repositories the China version with an American facelift?

I know you all do not have command and control of this, but I thought someone should be aware that the default Firefox browser for Linux installs seems to be the CCP Firefox and not American version. With all the CISA activity, it might be something to look into.

Kernel: 5.4.0-70-generic x86_64 GCC v: 9.3.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.6.7 Distro: Linux Mint 20 Ulyana Base: Ubuntu 20.04 focal

Firefox for Linux Mint: 87.0 (64-bit)

Asked by SyntaxNero 1 week ago

Answered by SyntaxNero 1 week ago

  • Solved

Hiding titlebar in windowed mode

I was wondering if there is a way to hide the titlebar (tabs, bookmarks, url, extensions, etc.) like fullscreen mode does while in windowed mode. A hotkey toggle would be… (read more)

I was wondering if there is a way to hide the titlebar (tabs, bookmarks, url, extensions, etc.) like fullscreen mode does while in windowed mode. A hotkey toggle would be preferred. Currently I am using some old CSS I found online but it's got some pretty glaring issues such as search suggestions being cutoff. Supposedly this was possible back in 2011 with an extension and something called "zombie mode" but the extension is no longer available (and most likely wouldn't work anymore). Thanks.

#navigator-toolbox {
    position: relative;
    z-index: 1;
    height: 3px;
    margin-bottom: -3px;
    opacity: 0;
    overflow: hidden;
}
#navigator-toolbox:hover {
    height: auto;
    margin-bottom: 0px;
    opacity: 1;
    overflow: show;
}
#content-deck{
    position:relative;
    z-index: 0;
}

Asked by dodosssssssssssssss 2 days ago

Answered by TerryN21 1 day ago

  • Solved

Firefox Task Manager is Vanished!

Hi, When I try to access Firefox Task Manager from Menu>More, the Task Manager shortcut is not available (screenshot is attached). However it is accessible by about:pe… (read more)

Hi,

When I try to access Firefox Task Manager from Menu>More, the Task Manager shortcut is not available (screenshot is attached). However it is accessible by about:performance command.

Could you please help me to solve this issue?

Thanks

Asked by Ash 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

  • Locked

Primary language changed from English to French on all websites

Previously posted that Firefox changed my primary language from English to French--affecting all websites-- and I can't make it recognize English as my language default. … (read more)

Previously posted that Firefox changed my primary language from English to French--affecting all websites-- and I can't make it recognize English as my language default. After basic troubleshooting, I followed suggestions posted on the Forum without success. Any additional ideas?

Asked by larrykirsch 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

  • Solved

I just went to rel 87.0 and I can not find the "+" on the toolbar that gives me a NEW TAB as I

REALLY dislike shortcuts, using the keyboard which require multiple steps and keystrokes where as the "+" was one key stroke to do simple tasks like ADDING A NEW TAB … (read more)

REALLY dislike shortcuts, using the keyboard which require multiple steps and keystrokes where as the "+" was one key stroke to do simple tasks like ADDING A NEW TAB

Asked by jagman55 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

  • Solved

Before release 87.0, I could "open link in a new tab" but stay on the one I am on, but now

when I am on a video, picture..., and right clicked and executed "OPEN LINK IN NEW TAB", I would STAY on the tab I am on and continue to "open" new tabs. That way, I co… (read more)

when I am on a video, picture..., and right clicked and executed "OPEN LINK IN NEW TAB", I would STAY on the tab I am on and continue to "open" new tabs. That way, I could open lots of new tabs from the page I am on.

Now, it TRANSFERS ME TO THE TAB I JUST OPENED and I have to "go back".

What changed with rel 87.0? How can I go back to "staying on my tab" I am on? I don't see any "options".

Asked by jagman55 2 days ago

Answered by jagman55 2 days ago

  • Solved

Google.com cannot be accessed (Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue)

Hello, It has been more than 2-weeks since Firefox cannot access www.google.com issuing the error page : "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue", and the following ad… (read more)

Hello, It has been more than 2-weeks since Firefox cannot access www.google.com issuing the error page : "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue", and the following advanced data :

Websites prove their identity via certificates. Firefox does not trust this site because it uses a certificate that is not valid for www.google.com. The certificate is only valid for the following names: www.google.com.eg, *.google.com.eg, google.com.eg

Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN

View Certificate

Asked by Shukry 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

  • Solved

Changing the home background using userContent.css

So I've been checking multiple threads around the internet and wound up here and still stuck userContent.css currently looks like this @-moz-document url-prefix(about:hom… (read more)

So I've been checking multiple threads around the internet and wound up here and still stuck userContent.css currently looks like this

@-moz-document url-prefix(about:home), url-prefix(about:newtab), url-prefix(about:blank) {

.click-target-container *,
.top-sites-list * {
  color: #fff !important;
  text-shadow: 2px 2px 2px #000 !important ;
}
body {
 background: url(file:///C:/Users/caras/Downloads/Unknown+Mother+Goose/images/unknown.jpeg)!important;
 background-size: cover !important;
}

}

And I believe it's been placed right at C:\Users\caras\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\o4wtp8si.default-release\chrome I've made sure there's no extra .css or .txt on the file, I've set toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets to true and restarted the browser for every change I've made

Asked by caraschmauch 5 days ago

Answered by TerryN21 5 days ago

  • Solved

Firefox not lauching any pages or any 'about:' pages from url bar

Since two days I can't connect to any websites or getting options page directly. Enter about:config, about:preferences also doesnt work in the url bar. (The url is also s… (read more)

Since two days I can't connect to any websites or getting options page directly. Enter about:config, about:preferences also doesnt work in the url bar. (The url is also suggesting theses pages.)

I already reset Firefox, changed the profile, cache cleared. Event a full purge with apt purge firefox and removing any firefox files didnt resolved my problem.

If I'm clicking in the top right menu>preferences, this doesnt launch the tab.

The only thing working is passing by the top right menu>help>troubleshooting informations. Only on this page I can replace about:support by about:preferences in the url bar and now I can get the preferences... If I try to enter a url like google.com in the same place, it's loading but spinning indefinitely.

Firefox is the only browser getting this kind of problem.

Downgrading to 86.0 release or use developper edition didnt work.

It's the first time in so many years that I'm getting this. I don't know where the solution can be.

Thanks by advance.

Asked by bellgrad 1 week ago

Answered by bellgrad 5 days ago