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Pressing Enter in empty search bar doesn't work anymore

I used to be able to press Enter in the empty Firefox search bar to bring up the (DuckDuckGo) search page and enter my search from there. Don't ask me why I like doing th… (read more)

I used to be able to press Enter in the empty Firefox search bar to bring up the (DuckDuckGo) search page and enter my search from there. Don't ask me why I like doing that, but now after the latest Firefox update, 128.0, on my MacBook Air I can't do that anymore. I have to type in the search bar to bring up the search page.

I know it's a small thing but I wonder if it can be put back to the way it used to be.

Asked by taina1 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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Facebook Messenger Video Calling/Chat

Hello. I am not familiar with this end to end encryption that Facebook now does for Messenger but now when I try to use Video Calling/Chat it tells me it is not supported… (read more)

Hello. I am not familiar with this end to end encryption that Facebook now does for Messenger but now when I try to use Video Calling/Chat it tells me it is not supported by my browser, Firefox. I have never had any problems with it before. Is there a fix? Thanks

Asked by wolfdad 1 month ago

Answered by wolfdad 1 month ago

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Thunderbird got downgraded via Flatpak - best next steps?

I'm using Discover to update Flatpak apps. A few days ago it updated to the latest 128 version of Thunderbird and I had subsequently made some changes to my profile and t… (read more)

I'm using Discover to update Flatpak apps. A few days ago it updated to the latest 128 version of Thunderbird and I had subsequently made some changes to my profile and the details.

I wasn't paying attention this morning when updating via Discover and, once finished, found that Thunderbird had been downgraded to 115, leaving me unable to open it without the "A newer version of Thunderbird may have made changes to your profile which are no longer compatible with this older version." message.

I don't want to create a new profile, so what's the best way for me to switch back to 128 while maintaining the profile I had set up on it?

Asked by danielxcraig 1 week ago

Answered by danielxcraig 6 days ago

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Microsoft ending support for third-party email apps from 16 September

Hi, I've received the email below from Microsoft today. I have 15 email accounts linked to Thunderbird mail and use up to 5 of them daily. Sometimes 'instant' communicat… (read more)

Hi, I've received the email below from Microsoft today.

I have 15 email accounts linked to Thunderbird mail and use up to 5 of them daily. Sometimes 'instant' communications on one or more of my accounts can be important.

Will Thunderbird mail still function in the same way from 16th September?

I apologise if this question has been answered somewhere else. I searched but could not find it.


"The safety and security of your information is top priority for Microsoft. To help keep your account secure, Microsoft will no longer support the use of third-party email and calendar apps which ask you to sign in with only your Microsoft Account username and password. To keep you safe you will need to use a mail or calendar app which supports Microsoft’s modern authentication methods. If you do not act, your third-party email apps will no longer be able to access your Outlook.com, Hotmail or Live.com email address on September 16th.

What do you need to do?

If you are receiving this email, you are currently using an email or calendar app that uses a less secure authentication method to connect to your Outlook.com email account. You will need to upgrade your third-party mail and calendar app to a version which supports modern authentication methods.

Microsoft provides free versions of Outlook for your PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices which can be easily downloaded and connect to your email account. Using an updated version of an Outlook application will ensure you are connecting in the most secure way.

How can you set up your Gmail, Apple Mail, or other third-party mail application?

Various non-Microsoft applications will have their own steps for connecting to your Outlook.com email account using modern authentication methods. See our help article - Modern Authentication Methods now needed to continue syncing Outlook Email in non-Microsoft email apps. However, you may need to contact the creators of those applications to provide you with instructions. In many cases, simply removing and re-adding your account with the latest version of that application will configure it to use modern authentication methods."

Asked by chattome 3 weeks ago

Answered by sfhowes 2 weeks ago

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Unable to paste screenshot into Google Translate

When I try to screenshot (Windows+Shift+S) and paste the screenshot into Google Translate, I get the error message: Unable to paste from clipboard right now. Try copying… (read more)

When I try to screenshot (Windows+Shift+S) and paste the screenshot into Google Translate, I get the error message:

Unable to paste from clipboard right now. Try copying the image again.

This functionality works in every other browser I've tried (Chrome, Edge, Brave, Opera GX), so it's not a Google problem, I don't think.

Asked by Patrick R. 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 months ago

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Can't delete unwanted 'Templates' folder

I composed an outgoing email message that I wanted to keep for future use, and saved it as a Template. That not only saved it under the unified Templates heading, but cr… (read more)

I composed an outgoing email message that I wanted to keep for future use, and saved it as a Template. That not only saved it under the unified Templates heading, but created a second appearance of my main email account with its own Templates subfolder. At that point I decided I really didn't want to keep it after all, so I deleted the message, but the second Templates folder didn't disappear; its still on the tree list as an empty folder. Right-clicking that folder doesn't have a Delete function, but it does present a Repair option, but running that doesn't help. How do I get rid of that unneeded individual email account listing and the empty Templates folder?

Asked by Electrojim 3 weeks ago

Answered by Electrojim 2 weeks ago

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Youtube almost doesnt load videos

For over a month now i have a problem with youtube. It loads videos very badly. I have good connection speed, but 0 network activity and 0 buffer health in Stats For Nerd… (read more)

For over a month now i have a problem with youtube. It loads videos very badly. I have good connection speed, but 0 network activity and 0 buffer health in Stats For Nerds on youtube and videos dont load. I can wait for 10-15 minutes (but sometimes they load almost instantly) before video load 40 sec buffer and after that buffer ends i can wait for another 10 minutes befor it load buffer again.

This problem persist only in my firefox on my computer. I tried deleting all the extensions, reinstalling firefox, "refresh firefox" future, changing useragent, reinstalling windows (it was the time anyways) but it doesnt solve the problem. I dont have this problem in other browsers (edge, librewolf, chrome) on my computer.

OS: win 11 x64 Firefox 127.0 x64

Asked by Faurazeko 4 weeks ago

Answered by Faurazeko 3 weeks ago

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Delete Accuweather

Mozilla added Accuweather to my New Tab page today. I can't use it because my VPN uses other locations. I attempted to remove it using the "solution" from another user's … (read more)

Mozilla added Accuweather to my New Tab page today. I can't use it because my VPN uses other locations. I attempted to remove it using the "solution" from another user's post 9 months ago. However, none of those things worked. There is no "Tools" option in the menu and I unchecked and blocked every item on the "Page Info" tab under the "Permissions" header. Zero result.

The Accuweather feed shows up in the upper left corner of the computer screen and does not have a "dismiss" option. I did notice that it has some entries in about:config. Is the solution to be found there?

Asked by opsec789 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Cloudflare Verify you are human looping

I have been experiencing a problem with Cloudflare specifically on one site (character.ai) and when the verify you are human pops up. It takes me in a seemingly infinite … (read more)

I have been experiencing a problem with Cloudflare specifically on one site (character.ai) and when the verify you are human pops up. It takes me in a seemingly infinite loop. On the Cloudflare community site they say it could be because of things like adblock but even without any adblock or anything of the sort on it does the same thing. Sadly Cloudflare community doesn't support being used on Firefox. So maybe they don't support being used on Firefox in general? I have contacted the actual websites support but they don't seem to even read submitted inquiries because I never hear anything back from them except the automated message they received it. It is now preventing me from using certain things in general which as before it wasn't that big of a deal but recently they changed the site layout and still allowed you to use the old layout but the verification blocks you from using the old layout. The first one is one from a couple of weeks ago when it only effected me trying to open things in a separate tab and the second one is the newer one which prevents me from accessing the old layout. I'm not sure what to do about it since nothing I specifically could do to solve it has helped. I have opted into sharing data under troubleshooting IDK how well that'll help.

Asked by Lilynette 4 months ago

Answered by Lilynette 4 months ago

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IE Tab extension...

There used to be an extension called "IE Tab". It allowed you to right click on the link, and open the site in a tab, using Internet Explorer, for sites that didn't work … (read more)

There used to be an extension called "IE Tab". It allowed you to right click on the link, and open the site in a tab, using Internet Explorer, for sites that didn't work properly in Firefox. I was wondering if anybody knows of any similar extension that would do the same for Edge? I can't open Twitter (X) using Firefox anymore, but I can open it using Edge. I don't like Edge (obviously), but I have no choice. Thanks in advance!!!

Asked by carlrgoodwin 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Embedded videos

Embedded videos missing in Firefox but show up in Microsoft Edge. How to fix it? Example: https://scheerpost.com/2024/03/09/you-are-betraying-your-ancestors-a-message-to… (read more)

Asked by manny52 4 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

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Is it possible to remove Mozilla's title bar?

Hi. I was just looking at Google Photos on both Firefox and Chrome. Chrome had a bigger picture because the window had only the tabs bar and the address bar, and Firefo… (read more)

Hi. I was just looking at Google Photos on both Firefox and Chrome. Chrome had a bigger picture because the window had only the tabs bar and the address bar, and Firefox has an additional title bar. I was wondering if it would be possible to remove the title bar so the picture on both browsers were the same size?

Asked by a1872 3 months ago

Answered by a1872 3 months ago

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[TB] Configuring IMAP with comcast error 1014

First, I am supporting a family member, who has TB configured on two separate machines. Configuring for Comcast IMAP+SMTP, in the usual manner; nothing esoteric about tha… (read more)

First, I am supporting a family member, who has TB configured on two separate machines. Configuring for Comcast IMAP+SMTP, in the usual manner; nothing esoteric about that, all very routine.

Machine A seems to be working okay, no errors. TB up to date on this machine, connected over an ethernet wire, if that makes any difference.

Machine B, getting spam prompted over IMAP 1014 errors. No other information is provided than 1014.

I have tried dropping the account configuration hundred percent, restarting TB, re-adding the account configuration, to no avail. Still spam 1014 errors.

I did happen to notice TB needed an update, so I did that as well. Still 1014 errors.

I have also tried dropping that email saved password from the saved passwords, and responding to the subsequent re-enter password prompt. Also to no avail.

What if anything might have changed, and how can we contend with this? What is so corrupt, do we need to be mucking around in any AppData files, roaming files, etc?

We are not the only ones, apparently, to have bumped into this issue. Not sure if this is also Comcast specific, since a recent TB and/or IMAP specification change, i.e. maybe we try with a gmail account, for instance.

Wondering also, is it IMAP and/or Comcast somehow tieing Machine A to the IMAP and not releasing that association? Knowing a little bit about IMAP in this regard. And/or somehow now prohibiting Machine B+ from establishing a connection?

Asked by Michael Powell 2 months ago

Answered by Michael Powell 2 months ago

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oauth2

Microsoft tell me that I must use OAuth2 for my accounts, else I'll be locked out. Server is imap-mail.outlook.com. If I select OAuth2, then I can't receive emails unles… (read more)

Microsoft tell me that I must use OAuth2 for my accounts, else I'll be locked out.

Server is imap-mail.outlook.com. If I select OAuth2, then I can't receive emails unless I reset back to Normal Password.

I'm also supposed to set my SMTP server (smtp-mail.outlook.com) to OAuth2, but this isn't an option on the drop down list.

Help, please!

Asked by martin_d_clarke 2 weeks ago

Answered by martin_d_clarke 2 weeks ago

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How to disable auto form fill but keep search history

Firefox provides the option to Remember search and form history under custom settings. I want the browser to remember search history but not remember form history. Is t… (read more)

Firefox provides the option to Remember search and form history under custom settings. I want the browser to remember search history but not remember form history. Is there a way to separate these two settings?

Asked by Mark Rutz 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Thunderbird is already running, but is not responding. To use Thunderbird, you must first close the existing Thunderbird process, restart your device, or use a different profile.

when clicking an email link this is shown "Thunderbird is already running, but is not responding. To use Thunderbird, you must first close the existing Thunderbird proce… (read more)

when clicking an email link this is shown

"Thunderbird is already running, but is not responding. To use Thunderbird, you must first close the existing Thunderbird process, restart your device, or use a different profile."

How do I make Thunderbird instead open a new email?

This is on Fedora

Asked by johannes 4 months ago

Answered by johannes 4 months ago

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After upgrade to Windows 11, Firefox won't open anymore.

Hi, I've upgraded to Windows 11 today and couldn't open Firefox since. Things I've already tried: Reinstall Firefox and delete all old files (Appdata & Program fi… (read more)

Hi, I've upgraded to Windows 11 today and couldn't open Firefox since. Things I've already tried:

  • Reinstall Firefox and delete all old files (Appdata & Program files)
  • sfc /scannow and DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
  • Windows compatibilty mode
  • Firefox Troubleshoot mode won't open either
  • ipconfig /release & /flushdns & /renew
  • netsh int ip reset & netsh winsock reset

When opening Firefox in any way, i get a white window/just the window border which immediatly closes. When trying to start troubleshoot mode, the small window has the same issue.

I also checked the crashlogs and none were generated. The Windows event-logger also has no entries.

BTW: Here is a video of whats happening: https://youtu.be/AJP4rqZFxlY

I have no idea what to do - send help please.

Asked by galotta.f 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Firefox Multi-Account Containers | Container Name in URL Bar

Firefox 126.0.1 displays a very long name of a container completely in the URL bar. Firefox 127.0 truncates container names AWS long account and role names make keeping… (read more)

Firefox 126.0.1 displays a very long name of a container completely in the URL bar.

Firefox 127.0 truncates container names

AWS long account and role names make keeping the long name very convenient (works with the 'AWS SSO Containers' Add-On

Asked by Itai 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago