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2 ? Re; Upcoming Forced Change From FF 78.15 0esr to 91

Two questions re: the forced update from 78.15 to 91. 1: Will all bookmarks, and all other settings be retained? Is there a form of recommended backup in case of problem… (read more)

Two questions re: the forced update from 78.15 to 91.

1: Will all bookmarks, and all other settings be retained? Is there a form of recommended backup in case of problems (I currently use MozBackup, still)

2: Will the "Bookmark Tab Here" add-on work with 91? I need a user friendly bookmarking system, which was the reason I stayed with ESR in the first place.

Asked by dougjp 1 hour ago

Last reply by jscher2000 15 minutes ago

your updated browser

I do not know why you had to take something that works pretty well and screw it up with a hap-hazard update. I cannot open GMAIL in standard mode, it keeps wanting to go … (read more)

I do not know why you had to take something that works pretty well and screw it up with a hap-hazard update. I cannot open GMAIL in standard mode, it keeps wanting to go to HTML mode. I tried to figure out what in the world the solution is in the support center. is it , "Hold down the Shift key and left-click the Reload button Press "Ctrl + F5" or press "Ctrl + Shift + R" (Windows,Linux) '? This doesn't work. It then says to, "Clear the cache and remove the cookies from websites that cause problems via the "3-bar" Firefox menu button (Options/Preferences). "Clear the cache": Firefox/Options/Preferences -> Advanced -> Network -> Cached Web Content: "Clear Now" "Remove the cookies" from websites that cause problems. Firefox/Options/Preferences -> Privacy -> "Use custom settings for history" -> Cookies: "Show Cookies" doesn't work. I can't find the options/preferences button. As I alluded to at the beginning of my statement. It was working pretty good till this last update. Now I am really frustrated with firefox and looking at other options.

Asked by dcassidy571 3 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Spectrum logon issue

We are entirely unable to logon to our Spectrum.net email accounts using Firefox and Safari on this computer: iMac OS 10.10.5. We CAN logon from a different iMac. The p… (read more)

We are entirely unable to logon to our Spectrum.net email accounts using Firefox and Safari on this computer: iMac OS 10.10.5. We CAN logon from a different iMac. The problem is not with Spectrum. I believe there is a setting that is not letting us in. I unchecked the box for "Show alerts . . ." about breached websites

What is the problem? Thank you

Asked by judydarby 21 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 19 hours ago

new tabs

I have used firefox for many years and really like it overall. One real problem is not being able to open new tabs to my home page (or what ever page I define to open). I… (read more)

I have used firefox for many years and really like it overall. One real problem is not being able to open new tabs to my home page (or what ever page I define to open). I have contributed to the project several times over the years but I am considering a replacement because of this issue. My hope is you might provide some solution without an addon, which always brings overhead. Please advise. Joe

Asked by jc11 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

How do I turn OFF FireFox as Default Browser

While there are some things I like about FireFox, I use another browser for the vast majority of my browser use... I'm running Linux, and it seems that FireFox has locked… (read more)

While there are some things I like about FireFox, I use another browser for the vast majority of my browser use... I'm running Linux, and it seems that FireFox has locked itself in as the default browser... Since I am unable to modify that condition, is my only recourse to uninstall FireFox? Or, am I missing some secret handshake?

Asked by Shucks 1 week ago

Last reply by TNorth 3 days ago

Firefox in love with iTunes

What's the story with Firefox being so madly in love with iTunes, the moment I open Firefox, iTunes opens. Worse even. I can't close iTunes. It keeps opening up until I c… (read more)

What's the story with Firefox being so madly in love with iTunes, the moment I open Firefox, iTunes opens. Worse even. I can't close iTunes. It keeps opening up until I close Firefox.

Is this some kind of another MANDATE now? Part of the NWO? You MUST accept iTunes to jump into your face if you use Firefox?

Makes me dump this piece of intrusive waste for good, really. I am so sick and tired of this Tech-Tyranny ruling our brains, telling us what we MUST WANT and accept.

Asked by tyrannyfighter 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

PTE english test website

Hi Firefox Support Team, Hoping you guys are doing well. Recently, I am in Shanghai and I want to do some exam preparation on PTE english webiste. I used this same websi… (read more)

Hi Firefox Support Team,

Hoping you guys are doing well.

Recently, I am in Shanghai and I want to do some exam preparation on PTE english webiste. I used this same website 3 wks ago which was completely fine. I am quite concern about why recent can not use it, can you please help me to solve this issue, thank you very much!


Sarah Huang

Asked by sahuangwesh 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

HOW to get firefox theme like older REASONABLE DESIGN And not FLASHING TABS every load?

NEW FLASHING TAB LOADING ANIMATION on page load is obnoxious, WHERE IS THE THEME TO FIX THIS? WATERFOX is a better browser that has DEFAULT THEMES that are not ludicrous … (read more)

NEW FLASHING TAB LOADING ANIMATION on page load is obnoxious, WHERE IS THE THEME TO FIX THIS? WATERFOX is a better browser that has DEFAULT THEMES that are not ludicrous obnoxious ANIMATED TABS ON EVERY FRICKEN LOAD that is ludicrous FOR REAL! Where is the option to FIX THAT MADNESS, THANK!

Asked by Wes 1 week ago

Last reply by TNorth 1 week ago

Recent update to Firefox 78.15.Oesr, now can no longer reorder open windows

Greetings, I just updated to Firefox 78.15.Oesr and now am unable to reorder my open windows. As a student, I may have several projects open at a given time, and like to… (read more)

Greetings,

I just updated to Firefox 78.15.Oesr and now am unable to reorder my open windows. As a student, I may have several projects open at a given time, and like to have the project I am currently working on, next to the open Firefox window, for quick navigation between the browser and project. This option seems to have been disabled with the update. It is enough of a deal breaker that I may pursue reverting to the previous version of Firefox.

Also, the inability to delete bookmarks, and to close the bookmark window after selecting "show all bookmarks," remains a persistent frustration that I am surprised has not been addressed. With so many browser options available, these subtle annoyances are enough to prompt me to again shop around for alternatives, after being a Firefox devotee for over 10 years.

Thank you for your help, Josh Baker

Asked by shotgunreverend 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

paypal site - I can't get past the VERIFICATION display.

When trying to get to paypal.com, I get stacked at the VERIFICATION (in French) display and can't get to the site. I've called paypal and tried from CHROME and it worked… (read more)

When trying to get to paypal.com, I get stacked at the VERIFICATION (in French) display and can't get to the site. I've called paypal and tried from CHROME and it worked alright. I've changed the password,I've deleted the cookies in CLIQZ but can't get pass VERIFICATION. I must go to CHROME for any transactions with paypal. This didn't happen before (a few days ago). Could you pls help me??? Cristina Aragona

Asked by cristinaaragona 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Youtube videos cannot play smoothly in firefox.

I am using firefox in linux mint basically and today I noticed that when I click on a youtube link it opens my firefox and then the youtube website and the video loads bu… (read more)

I am using firefox in linux mint basically and today I noticed that when I click on a youtube link it opens my firefox and then the youtube website and the video loads but the video doesn't play and keeps buffering when I click on the play video button. And then if I click on other youtube video those doesn't work too. So I have to close firefox everytime and then when I manually visit the youtube website everything works. But if my browser is closed and then I click on the youtube video it loads the video but doesnt play it and keeps buffering.

Asked by vtqgeuxaxxmmwhz 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

Is there a way to opt out of the latest ESR update?

I'm currently using Firefox 78.15.0esr 64-bit and there's supposed to be an update to 90-something, but I don't want to upgrade because the reason why I downgraded to thi… (read more)

I'm currently using Firefox 78.15.0esr 64-bit and there's supposed to be an update to 90-something, but I don't want to upgrade because the reason why I downgraded to this version was a major problem I had with the latest Firefox--that problem being that it would go in and out of Full Screen mode by itself regardless of whether I was watching a Youtube video or not, even if I never pressed F11. It would just jump in and out of fullscreen on its own, sometimes just showing a black screen and forcing me to restart the computer entirely because when it holds on the black screen, my monitor would just turn off.

So, is there a way to opt out of this update if the upgraded ESR is just going to do the same thing as regular Firefox?

Asked by MsWondermouse 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

Denied access to sites via links or browser

Within the last 10 days my wife's computer has been denied access to a number of sites via the Firefox browser and she receives the Insecure Connection message. She uses … (read more)

Within the last 10 days my wife's computer has been denied access to a number of sites via the Firefox browser and she receives the Insecure Connection message. She uses the work around using the Advanced path button. We are confused why without any changes to her machine this is happening. She is on an iMAC using OS version 10.7.5 and Firefox 48.0.2 and accesses the internet through an internal network, she has Airport installed and is connected to my iMAC which has OS 10.9.5 and Firefox 78.13, and has never had any difficulties accessing sites or with Firefox. We're aware that our OS versions are outdated but all our applications work well and so we see no need to update. We'd appreciate any suggestions and thank you for your help. Frank B in Washington state.

Asked by arcatared 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

firefox leaves fullscreen mode, when resized

Firefox leaves full-screen mode when window manager remaps window to be in a frame and re-sizable. In the window-manager that I use (KDE plasma), I can ask the window-man… (read more)

Firefox leaves full-screen mode when window manager remaps window to be in a frame and re-sizable.

In the window-manager that I use (KDE plasma), I can ask the window-manager to exit full-screen mode, without telling the window. This allows me to tell a window to be in full-screen mode, while in a framed window. I have attached a screen-shot of chrome showing a youtube video. Both youtube and the chrome are in full screen mode, however the window manager has re-sized it and added decorations (title-bar&frame), and is allowing me to resize, move, minimize, maximize, etc.

This works for every program that I have used (that has a full-screen mode). However it is not working for Firefox. It seems that Firefox is triggering off of the wrong event.

My guess: the window-manager sets NET_WM_STATE_FULLSCREEN to enter full-screen, and would normally clear this attribute to exit full screen. When we exit full-screen, but stay in full-screen mode, the attribute is not cleared. However Firefox is triggering off of something else such as a re-size event.

Use-case: What I am trying to do

  1. Enter full screen mode: browser hiders tab-bar, and address bar, maybe web-page changes layout (e.g. you-tube resizes video player to fill window)
  2. Tell Window-manager to leave full-screen-mode, but not inform browser (or other app). Browser is now still hiding tab-bar, address-bar, site is till showing video in whole-window, but window can be moved and re-sized.

This works for every other app that I have user. (Some apps don't have full-screen-mode, so this does not apply to them. But it works for all that do have it.)

Asked by ctrl_alt_del 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 weeks ago