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Setting up new Bookmarks Toolbar

Have a new laptop. Must reset all my bookmarks from scratch. So far, all are appearing across top of screen. Cannot seem to set it up along left side of my screen in a… (read more)

Have a new laptop. Must reset all my bookmarks from scratch. So far, all are appearing across top of screen. Cannot seem to set it up along left side of my screen in a column like I used to have. HELP  ??? Thanks!

Asked by JESWEN23 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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[SOLVED]MP3 and video files starts to play instead of asking to download.

Hello, I have recently noticed that firefox starts playing files where it used to give a prompt on whether to sav or open file. I know I can right click- save link as, bu… (read more)

Hello, I have recently noticed that firefox starts playing files where it used to give a prompt on whether to sav or open file. I know I can right click- save link as, but I would like it get the prompt instead, if possible.

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Asked by howard_e_frogge 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Firefox needs a memory limit

Firefox needs a limit on memory usage. I was developing a tiny web page on Linux (PopOS) and accidentally created an endless loop in Javascript that ate memory (by growi… (read more)

Firefox needs a limit on memory usage. I was developing a tiny web page on Linux (PopOS) and accidentally created an endless loop in Javascript that ate memory (by growing an array). My entire OS became inoperable and had to be hard-rebooted. I was surprised this could happen due to Javascript (a sandboxed browser language), running in a web page (a sandboxed app) running in a Firefox browser that is supposed to protect users from the world wild web. One errant line of legal Javascript in HTML should not equate to a denial-of-service attack.

A sensible approach would be similar to the nice warning given when a script takes too much CPU, offering the user the choice to continue or stop the script when a tab exceeds some reasonable size: a fixed MB size, or say 10% of real RAM memory.

Ideally there should also be some hard limit calculated by Firefox according to the machine's available memory and Firefox's reasonable percentage of it. For example, maybe limit Firefox (all tabs combined) to 50% or maybe 75% of real memory, so that the O/S has a reasonable chance to remain operational so that a bad tab can be closed. Otherwise, Firefox could cause the O/S to lock up, resulting in data loss if there are tabs or other apps outside of Firefox that have unsaved changes.

Thanks for your consideration!

Asked by firefox1574 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Cyrillic is transcripted to Latin alphabet

Hello, I am using Firefox for many years with Ubuntu but recently Firefox started to transcript Cyrillic page into Latin ones. I tried to change some of the language sett… (read more)

Hello, I am using Firefox for many years with Ubuntu but recently Firefox started to transcript Cyrillic page into Latin ones. I tried to change some of the language settings, but nothing worked. My standard language is German. How can I make Firefox show the pages in Cyrillic alphabet? Thank you for your help.

Asked by mistervertigo 3 days ago

Answered by mistervertigo 3 days ago

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clearing bookmarks search field in sidebar

In the bookmarks sidebar (Win 10 PC), when using "search bookmarks" and after typing an entry to locate, I thought that there used to be a "button" (x) in the far right… (read more)

In the bookmarks sidebar (Win 10 PC), when using "search bookmarks" and after typing an entry to locate, I thought that there used to be a "button" (x) in the far right of the search field that would clear any entry and return the view of bookmarks in the sidebar to that which was displayed prior to the search.

Has something changed or was I just imagining this.

If my rampant imagination is at work, please consider this a feature request

Thanks

Asked by zibbledabbit 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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drop down menus

Since the last update, all the drop down menus on FF are double spaced. This creates a problem with favourites. Apparently this also occurred in 2017 but the problem wa… (read more)

Since the last update, all the drop down menus on FF are double spaced. This creates a problem with favourites. Apparently this also occurred in 2017 but the problem was fixed. Will the next update put the menus back as they belong?

Asked by gmwestall 4 days ago

Answered by TNorth 4 days ago

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New Firefox Update Bookmarks Toolbar (Show more bookmarks) | Double Space Problem

I updated my firefox to the latest version : Version 92.0 Now in Bookmarks Toolbar (Show more bookmarks) i have a problem about double Space between bookmarks. This is re… (read more)

I updated my firefox to the latest version : Version 92.0 Now in Bookmarks Toolbar (Show more bookmarks) i have a problem about double Space between bookmarks. This is really really annoying. How can i fix that double space issue?

I tried browser.proton.contextmenus.enabled > false (disables Proton UI of context menus) Did not work for me.

Asked by Vortex.Cubes.CEO 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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white bars on sides of window when title bar is disabled

Since three updates ago there are white bars on three sides of my Firefox window whenever I disable the title bar. (The bars should be visible if you open the first pictu… (read more)

Since three updates ago there are white bars on three sides of my Firefox window whenever I disable the title bar. (The bars should be visible if you open the first picture I've attached over a coloured background. The second picture shows the bars disappearing when the title bar is switched on.)

This problem persists in Safe Mode and even after a fresh installation of Firefox, so I am confident that my add-ons and themes are not the issue. The bars also show up when using the Firefox default theme, so a custom theme is not the problem either.

I have also tried, to no avail: Updating my graphics driver, changing my screen scaling, cleaning the registry. And of course simply restarting my computer.

I am at a loss as to what the issue is or how I can fix it.

Asked by white_bars 1 week ago

Answered by white_bars 4 days ago

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Nightly cannot minimize to taskbar

Firefox Beta and earlier have a minus sign on upper right to minimize to taskbar. That is missing in Nightly. Firefox Beta and earlier have a square box on upper right to… (read more)

Firefox Beta and earlier have a minus sign on upper right to minimize to taskbar. That is missing in Nightly. Firefox Beta and earlier have a square box on upper right to go from maximized screen to normal screen.Now, double clicking on the top bar does the latter, but that box is missing in NIghtly.

As a result, Nightly has become unusable. I early await the fix.

Asked by Al Kolkin 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Outlook.com email images are not loading

For some reason images are not loading in Outlook.com when I use Firefox. Images load fine when using Chrome or Edge, but Firefox is my preferred browser. Is anyone havin… (read more)

For some reason images are not loading in Outlook.com when I use Firefox. Images load fine when using Chrome or Edge, but Firefox is my preferred browser. Is anyone having a similar issue. I know there was recently an issue with the site itself but it seems MS resolved it but perhaps whatever they did only fixed the issue for chromium engines?

Firefox Version 93 64-bit

  • I have used troubleshoot mode and it works temporarily so I thought it was an extension and turned them all off but the issue persists. I reset Firefox but it did not correct the issue.
  • I have disabled the tracking protection and no change
  • I went in to Outlook.com settings and toggled the 'Use outlook services to load images' and no change.
  • Emails are marked as safe senders.

I think I hit all the major tips I have read online so I'm hoping I'm overlooking something. Any thoughts?

Asked by Kris 4 days ago

Answered by Kris 4 days ago

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Firefox update on 16.04 LTS

My current FF version is 88.0 [64 bit]. Websites are flagging FF 88.0 as outdated. There is a 88.01 version shown as available. Latest available FF version is 93.0 Firefo… (read more)

My current FF version is 88.0 [64 bit]. Websites are flagging FF 88.0 as outdated. There is a 88.01 version shown as available. Latest available FF version is 93.0

Firefox Releases

Updating using the Help > About function does not show any available updates. Can someone please explain what is going on? Thanks.

Asked by jehurd 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Windows 11 Minimize/Maximize Buttons Missing (Tablet Mode?)

My minimize/maximize buttons have suddenly gone missing. I found other answers on this site that say Tablet Mode is the culprit; indeed, the density settings within Firef… (read more)

My minimize/maximize buttons have suddenly gone missing. I found other answers on this site that say Tablet Mode is the culprit; indeed, the density settings within Firefox are telling me Tablet Mode on.

However, tablet mode was officially removed in Windows 11. It's not in the settings, it's not in the Control Panel, and registry edits don't seem to work either. So what's going on here? A regression? How do I get my minimize and maximize buttons back?

Asked by lunabunn 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Import of bookmarks from a file

I have tried to follow you guidlines but do not see any way to import my cv file. Only options are from other browsers. the file I want is from Firefox I saved earlier.… (read more)

I have tried to follow you guidlines but do not see any way to import my cv file. Only options are from other browsers. the file I want is from Firefox I saved earlier. systems had to be reinstalled and I am trying to recover. thanks

Asked by denkathy 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Nightly 95 on Windows 11 - Minimize & Maximize Buttons Are Missing

I have recently clean installed Windows 11 on my computer. I have noticed with the current Nightly 95 install that the minimize & maximize buttons are completely gone… (read more)

I have recently clean installed Windows 11 on my computer. I have noticed with the current Nightly 95 install that the minimize & maximize buttons are completely gone, only the close button is there. Even when I click on the area where the 2 missing buttons are nothing happens. When I double click the same area, the area behaves the same way as the rest of the top bar, it either makes the current window become a smaller window or a full window.

I have also installed Firefox 93 and 94 Beta 6, they both behave as normal with the minimize and maximize buttons visible and usable, just like any other program or Firefox version ever on Windows. Also, before I clean installed Windows 11, I used Nightly 95 on Windows 10 within the last day or so and I don't recall ever having this behavior happen there either.

Is this behavior on Nightly 95 on Windows 11 intentional or an error? I know Firefox has and is going through a massive GUI update and other user facing changes with Proton, but wasn't sure if this had anything to do with the trouble I am experiencing. I also understand that Nightly may have a lot of changes and features that are unique to it. I honestly just wasn't sure about this issue.

Thank you in advance for any and all help!

Asked by 7apple7 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Google Calendar Problem in Firefox

I use Google Calendar on my PC, my Android phone, and even my Kindle Fire. Problem appears only on my pc when using Google Calendar in Firefox (when I use Chrome, everyt… (read more)

I use Google Calendar on my PC, my Android phone, and even my Kindle Fire. Problem appears only on my pc when using Google Calendar in Firefox (when I use Chrome, everything is fine). In two months (so far, Oct 2021 and January 2022) NO EVENTS SHOW UP. If I enter an event in either of these months, it will show in Chrome, my android, and Kindle. BUT those 2 months are completely blank when using calendar in Firefox. Clearing cache, disabling Adblock for the calendar page(s), reloading has not helped. I would really appreciate any possible solutions/help. Thank you

Asked by wwthomp47 4 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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How to get Firefox to find the profile?

Firefox will not open saying it can't find the profile. There is a profile in the Application Support folder and old ones on the desktop. I followed the directions to acc… (read more)

Firefox will not open saying it can't find the profile. There is a profile in the Application Support folder and old ones on the desktop. I followed the directions to access the profile manager through Terminal, but it didn't work. This Firefox Application is one I restored from Time Machine. I got into this problem when I tried to update Firefox. My MacOS system does not meet the requirements to install the latest Firefox. Apparently, my former Firefox got uninstalled in the effort to install the latest version.

Asked by rdservants 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Audio cut-off

Hi! so I installed Kubuntu 20.10 after using it 'directly from the cd' for some time. since, all data would be lost every time i restart, i would keep a copy of a '.mozil… (read more)

Hi! so I installed Kubuntu 20.10 after using it 'directly from the cd' for some time. since, all data would be lost every time i restart, i would keep a copy of a '.mozilla' file i would find in the system. Everytime i start the OS, i would first create a folder and copy paste it, so firefox would start right where i left it off. this worked, until i decided to make Kubuntu permanent. at first things were going good, but after sometime, my OS would stop recognizing my headphones and audio port completely. at first i blamed it on my OS and went about doing somethings here and there to adjust by. but looking back, i had installed some DRM to play some video on the net. so in a desperate fix, i replaced the current .mozilla file with a backup i had. the thing worked like a charm and my audio was fixed and everything was going ok, except for the occasional fixes so that my OS would channel the audio to the right output. that is, until the problem rise again! this time, i hadn't installed anything like i did previously, so i replaced the .mozilla file again and it worked! but i can't keep doing this and i had also faced the same problem in my windows, resulting my change in OS in the first place (I think its the same issue, because whatever i did didn't fix it and windows is more sophisticated that i wouldn't know). I don't know if this much info is too much or too less or that if i should post this here or in any other forums, but i would really appreciate it if i got a solution! Thankyou!

Asked by Vulpa 1 week ago

Answered by Vulpa 4 days ago

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GPO Settings

Good Afternoon Im currently configuring OKTA for SSO, part of this setup is to configure a FireFox option, for people that use this particular browser. These are the inst… (read more)

Good Afternoon

Im currently configuring OKTA for SSO, part of this setup is to configure a FireFox option, for people that use this particular browser.

These are the instructions provided by OKTA:- Open the Firefox web browser, enter about:config in the Address bar. If the Proceed with Caution message appears, click Accept the Risk and Continue. In the Search preference name field, enter network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris. Click Edit, enter <org>.kerberos.okta.com, and click Save.

This works fine when i manually edit the config for myself to test, but i need to deploy this across our org, i downloaded the Mozilla GPOS but i cannot find anywhere i can set this particular setting.

Is it possible to set this particular setting in the GPOs? so i can deploy across our org.


Thanks.

Asked by richard.rostron 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 weeks ago