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Google search page functions broken.

When I go to google.com and do a search the results page has the "tools" button but it does not work. The "people also ask" categories are also broken (they will not expa… (read more)

When I go to google.com and do a search the results page has the "tools" button but it does not work. The "people also ask" categories are also broken (they will not expand), and, if I click the "images" filter button to view images associated with my search it either shows no images (or only a few images) and a bunch of blank boxes. I have found that if I hold the shift key and click the reload button everything is back and working properly until the next time I do a google.com search, then it is back to the same odd behavior. So, my assumption here is that either a cookie or some site data is corrupting the results page for my search. Running Firefox 92.0 (64-bit) on a Windows 7 Dell machine and everything was working fine until about two months ago. Also, Chrome does not show the same behavior. BTW. I have also done everything I have found that was recommended to fix Firefox issues with Google search. Run Firefox in private mode, run without plugins, changed themes, created new profile, I even completely uninstalled Firefox and did a clean install all with the same results. Any help is appreciated. It is almost got me ready to move back to Chrome.

Asked by b.j.p.5252 1 week ago

Answered by dveditz 4 days ago

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2 factor authentication

Unless I'm totally blind, there is no Two-step authentication option on the security panel. What is going on? I can't use sync without activating 2FA. If there is really … (read more)

Unless I'm totally blind, there is no Two-step authentication option on the security panel. What is going on? I can't use sync without activating 2FA. If there is really no way to sync other than a non-existent 2FA, I'm going back to Chrome.

Asked by Maureen 6 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 days ago

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Losing login status when closing Firefox Browser despite excepting web sites

Still trying to figure out what is wrong after refresh of Firefox. I cannot get my handful of preferred websites to remain logged in when closing and reopening Firefox. I… (read more)

Still trying to figure out what is wrong after refresh of Firefox.

I cannot get my handful of preferred websites to remain logged in when closing and reopening Firefox.

I have FF set to clear cookies and data on closing, but this handful of sites are listed as exceptions.

After reopen FF, the relevant cookies are not sticking. This used to work better.

I redownloaded FF and no improvement.

I'm thinking conflicting settings or....?

FF beta for Mac OS, 93.0b3.

Asked by Foxfree99 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Can no longer manage cookies to save logged in status?

I remember from past rodeos that I need to know the precise name of the cookies. But now when I check which cookies are added when I login, I can only see them grouped b… (read more)

I remember from past rodeos that I need to know the precise name of the cookies. But now when I check which cookies are added when I login, I can only see them grouped by the main website title--nytimes.com and I see that they have added 7 cookies. But I cannot see individual cookies.

How can I see the cookies to copy their addresses for the 'exceptions' table for data management to allow the right ones to be retained; OR just tell FF to allow my 3 preferred sites to stay 'always' logged in when I reopen FF?

FF beta 93.0b3 Mac OS 10.14.6

Asked by Foxfree99 6 days ago

Answered by Foxfree99 5 days ago

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Firefox Bookmark Tags limited to 10 entries

Hello, I love the tagging bookmarks feature in Firefox. But unfortunately it does not work properly like explained in the help docs. I search for tags by typing '[+] + [T… (read more)

Hello,

I love the tagging bookmarks feature in Firefox. But unfortunately it does not work properly like explained in the help docs.

I search for tags by typing '[+] + [Tag]'. This works for me but I only can search for 10 entries maximum.

Why there is this limitation to bookmark entries in my search bar? And how can I see all my tagged entries even when there are more than 10?

Kind regards Benni

Asked by bempemann 4 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 weeks ago

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How to disable Master password timeout?

Since couple of months ago, FF started to ask for master password after 30 minutes of inactivity. I have auto-refresh for some tabs which use Basic Authentication. After … (read more)

Since couple of months ago, FF started to ask for master password after 30 minutes of inactivity. I have auto-refresh for some tabs which use Basic Authentication. After 30min those tabs stops refreshing and FF opens multiple (5) dialogs for master password. This secondary layer of security is pretty annoying as I have my computer secured on multiple levels by multiple factors already. I am getting very annoyed by this, is there any way to disable this "feature"? I have security.ask_for_password = 0 and signon.masterPasswordReprompt.timeout_ms = 0 but it keeps asking (now bit less often but still does). I just want master password entered once when I start the session and keep it open until I quit the browser.

Asked by Alesak 1 month ago

Answered by Alesak 3 weeks ago

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Video only show one image and blocks

Hello, I'm using firefox-dev under linux debian buster and would like to keep it as my default browser and even more after all those recent articles in media where they s… (read more)

Hello,

I'm using firefox-dev under linux debian buster and would like to keep it as my default browser and even more after all those recent articles in media where they say firefox is loosing its users.

I received the newletter from netflix and I tried to watch a trailer (https://www.netflix.com/watch/81387952?trkid=13710079&MSG_TITLE=81387952&lnktrk=EMP&g=79ECBFC7B02B1269F43D15B11C9BA9F56455502C&lkid=TRAILER_CTA) but even after i clicked on accept drm, the video was stuck nothing happened I just saw one single fixed picture of the movie.

Later, I was on facebook, trying to watch a video (https://www.facebook.com/demotivateur/videos/5009752875718446) and the same here without any DRM...

For both of the cases I opened chrome pasted the url and video played very well.

Is there something to tweak to make it work ? Is it because I'm under debian ?

I don't want friends to switch to chrome but I understand them sometimes.

Kr,

Eric

Asked by ecornely 3 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 weeks ago

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Firefoz profiles and Firefox accounts

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1347815] How can i automatically sign in with my Firefox account in multiple Firefox profiles? I have like 100 F… (read more)

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How can i automatically sign in with my Firefox account in multiple Firefox profiles? I have like 100 Firefox profiles that i use for different topics and would love to sync them all at once, i was looking for a file that stored the login approved for my Firefox account info to just copy paste that one file in all of my Firefox profiles, but can't really find it.

This is a problem because every single time i have to introduce my email and my password and sometimes it also asks for an email verification code :( .

Asked by Аббьы Арр Бьа 1 month ago

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opening links in background on android

Hi, So in the "old" Firefox on android there was a possibility to have links opened in the background. This was removed with the overhaul update and I have been missing i… (read more)

Hi,

So in the "old" Firefox on android there was a possibility to have links opened in the background. This was removed with the overhaul update and I have been missing it ever since.

Right now I'm using pocket to have the links opened in the background but pocket outright sucks, it never shows the whole proper article and reddit pages are not shown properly either, it even makes those pages unreadable and its not showing the comments.

So to this point I am about to ditch pocket again. But I want to know if Firefox will bring back the background opening or did it purposely removed it so people would use pocket more?

If Firefox is sadly not bringing it back, I do believe Firefox is no longer my go to option and sadly forced to look for a browser that still have the background option.

Please let me know if Firefox will bring this feature back in the near future or not.

Asked by Robin 1 month ago

Answered by Seburo 1 month ago

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89.0b2 Revert new tab design

Today I updated my Firefox Developer Edition to version 89.0b2 and now I just can not look at this browser anymore, "Inspired new tab design" is taking too much space and… (read more)

Today I updated my Firefox Developer Edition to version 89.0b2 and now I just can not look at this browser anymore, "Inspired new tab design" is taking too much space and now became largest and at the same time least information-dense panel in my entire desktop! I searched around the web for a bit in hopes that I will find a theme or an add-on that will revert this particular change but no luck. I really want to revert to old UI look (at least tabs bar), there should be default theme or option to get back to old style. After some investigation I found userChrome.css but don't really want to install it (maybe this is actually the way of doing this kind of styling). Please help me revert UI design to old one.

Asked by PepeTheFrog21 4 months ago

Answered by TerryN21 4 months ago

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lost web links

I have the Samsung 21Ultra. I had a lot of apps, chrome saved web links along with Firefox web links. I was setting up the phone and all the web links via Firefox disappe… (read more)

I have the Samsung 21Ultra. I had a lot of apps, chrome saved web links along with Firefox web links. I was setting up the phone and all the web links via Firefox disappeared. Not any app nor the Chrome links, just Firefox. Is there a way to get them reloaded automatically? Thanks in advance

Asked by rsorrell24 1 month ago

Answered by Seburo 1 month ago

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Address bar change

Hi, in an update recently my address bar has changed to show my search history or similar named things instead of just the website itself, how can I change this back Also… (read more)

Hi, in an update recently my address bar has changed to show my search history or similar named things instead of just the website itself, how can I change this back

Also the search bar on the right increased in size or no reason, how can i fix this.

Asked by biremaw736 1 month ago

Answered by Coat 1 month ago

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Firefox will not allow me to revert to an older version.

When I was using version 88.x, Firefox had not crashed for years. Then all of a sudden, Firefox would crash several times a day. I looked and Firefox had updated me to ve… (read more)

When I was using version 88.x, Firefox had not crashed for years. Then all of a sudden, Firefox would crash several times a day. I looked and Firefox had updated me to ver 89.0. But I let it ride. Then Firefox about a month ago, Firefox stsrted to crash EVERY DAY. Then one day it crashed EIGHT TIMES IN A ROW and I mean when I hit RESTART, IT WOULD CRASH. I tried to revert to rel 88 but Mozilla WILL NOT ALLOW US TO REVERT BACK TO A PREVIOUS VERSION. When you do, the PROFILE gives you TWO OPTIONS: 'EXIT or CREATE A NEW PROFILE.' Certainly you do not want to CREATE A NEW PROFILE as you will LOSE, your history, add-ons, Bookmarks, EVERYTHING and you see a WHITE Firefox screen with nothing. So I choose EXIT and tried to put up with the CRAPPY ver 89. BUT FIREFOX KEPT CRASHING. TODAY IT CRASHED SIX TIMES IN A ROW......When I checked the VERSION, YOU HAD UPGRADED TO VER 91.0b6 (64-bit) AND IT IS NO BETTER.

WHAT IN THE HECK IS GOING ON. I DO NOT WANT TO LEARN CHROME OR EDGE AS I HAVE USED FIREFOX SINCE VERSION 1.0.

DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO GO BACK AND KEEP YOUR OLD PROFILE, FLACKY OR NOT AS THAT IS BETTER THAN 'RESTARTING' FIREFOX ALL THE TIME.

MY VERSION 88 NEVER FAILED.

Asked by jagman55 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Managing profiles after CRASHS of FIREFOX's new releases.

Managing profiles: My Firefox since rel 89.0 crashes several times A DAY. The last time it crashed 6 times in a row then WIPED out my copy and gave me a new copy, BLANK o… (read more)

Managing profiles: My Firefox since rel 89.0 crashes several times A DAY. The last time it crashed 6 times in a row then WIPED out my copy and gave me a new copy, BLANK of everything. I am no rookie to Firefox as my first version was 1.0 when I converted from Netscape Navigator long ago. The rub is PROFILES. I have too many to manage now and need to get rid of some but Moz:lla in their infinite wisdom does not put a date, what was the LAST one.... and one has to search to find the LAST profile that has your latest modification, data, etc. I am fearsome in deleting any as they do not seem to be in any order and I get a SERVE warning when trying to delete. Since the new releases crashes all the time, to do critical work I have to resort to UGH, "EDGE' until Moz://a gets a solid release and hopefully STOP TRYING TO COPY EDGE AND CHROME.

Any advise will be appreciated. [except advise to use EDGE or CHROME].

Asked by jagman55 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Crash at sturtup even in safe-mode

Firefox crashes at startup even in safe mode. I think there was firefox update after first crash and it did not start after that. Developers version works fine. Latest r… (read more)

Asked by Wodensday 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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HERE is the answer to put "TABS BELOW" which will work with Firefox V90 using the - userChrome.css - file

HERE IS THE ANSWER Here is the answer to get TABS BELOW with Firefox V90 . . copy all of this code below the broken line into your - userChrome.css - file and save it. Yo… (read more)

HERE IS THE ANSWER Here is the answer to get TABS BELOW with Firefox V90 . . copy all of this code below the broken line into your - userChrome.css - file and save it. You can modify the 45px in this line if you wish to get an appropriate height . . just experiment with different numbers till you get it right --menubar-height: 45px; /*30px|41px=11px; caption buttons on menubar*/

Also to make the tabs wider or narrower, modify the line which is coded width: 50vw !important;

Finally you must enable - css - in Firefox, by typing about:config into your address bar, and search for toolkit. When all the toolkit options appear change the one which says toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets to TRUE by click the icon in the right hand column. Than close Firefox and reopen, and check how it looks This will enable your - css - file to be read, and interpreted and accepted by the Firefox browser.

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@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

/* TABS: bottom - Firefox 65 and later - updated for 89+ */
/* https://searchfox.org/mozilla-release/source/browser/themes/shared/tabs.inc.css */
/* https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Aris-t2/CustomCSSforFx/master/classic/css/tabs/tabs_below_navigation_toolbar_fx89.css */
/* https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Browser_Toolbox */

/* ROOT - VARS */
/* you can adjust the CSS variables until it looks correct */
/* you can use the Browser Toolbox to get the toolbar heights */

*|*:root {
  --tab-toolbar-navbar-overlap: 0px !important;

  --tab-min-height: 40px !important;
  --tab-min-width:  60px !important;

  --tab-adjust:  0px; /* adjust tab bar - only for 68-73 */
  --tab-caption: 5px; /* caption buttons on tab bar */
}

/* TAB BAR - below nav-bar */
#navigator-toolbox toolbar:not(#nav-bar):not(#toolbar-menubar) {-moz-box-ordinal-group:10 !important;}
#TabsToolbar {-moz-box-ordinal-group:1000 !important;}

#TabsToolbar {
  display: block !important;
  position: absolute !important;
  bottom: 0 !important;
  width: 50vw !important;
}

#tabbrowser-tabs {
  width: 100vw !important;
}

/* navigator-toolbox - PADDING */
*|*:root:not([chromehidden*="toolbar"]) #navigator-toolbox {
  position: relative !important; /*89+*/
  padding-bottom: calc(var(--tab-min-height) + 1px) !important; /*ADJUST*/
  background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;
}

/* TabsToolbar with menubar and titlebar hidden - rules for Firefox 65-73 */
*|*:root[tabsintitlebar]:not([inFullscreen="true"]):not([sizemode="maximized"]) #toolbar-menubar[autohide="true"] ~
 #TabsToolbar{
  bottom: var(--tab-adjust); /*ADJUST*/
}

/* TABS: height */
#tabbrowser-tabs,
#tabbrowser-tabs > .tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox,
.tabbrowser-tabs[positionpinnedtabs] > .tabbrowser-tab[pinned] {
  min-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  max-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
}

#TabsToolbar {
  height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  margin-bottom: 1px !important;
  box-shadow: ThreeDShadow 0 -1px inset, -moz-dialog 0 1px !important; /*OPTIONAL*/
  background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;
  color:            var(--toolbar-color) !important;
/*  z-index: 1 !important; */
}

/* indicators *//*
*|*:root[privatebrowsingmode=temporary] .private-browsing-indicator {
  position: absolute !important;
  display: block !important;
  right: 0px !important;
  bottom: 0px !important;
  width: 14px !important;
  pointer-events: none !important;
}
*/
.private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important;}
.accessibility-indicator    {display: none !important;}

/* Indicators - HIDE *//*
*|*:root:not([accessibilitymode])             .accessibility-indicator    {display: none !important}
*|*:root:not([privatebrowsingmode=temporary]) .private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important}
*/

/* Drag Space */
.titlebar-spacer[type="pre-tabs"],
.titlebar-spacer[type="post-tabs"] {
  width: 20px !important;
}

/* Override vertical shifts when moving a tab */
#navigator-toolbox[movingtab] > #titlebar > #TabsToolbar {
  padding-bottom: unset !important;
}

#navigator-toolbox[movingtab] #tabbrowser-tabs {
  padding-bottom: unset !important;
  margin-bottom: unset !important;
}

#navigator-toolbox[movingtab] > #nav-bar {
  margin-top: unset !important;
}

/* Hide window-controls and caption buttons on Tab Bar */
#TabsToolbar #window-controls {display: none !important;}
#TabsToolbar .titlebar-buttonbox-container {display: none !important;}

Asked by Trevor George, Bristol, UK 3 months ago

Answered by Trevor George, Bristol, UK 3 months ago