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How do I set Flash to click-to-run in Mozilla Firefox? Flash does not appear in the "Add-ons" list

The articles in the Help section say to click on the menu on the right of the Firefox window, then select "Add-ons". The Flash extension should appear and I can set it t… (read more)

The articles in the Help section say to click on the menu on the right of the Firefox window, then select "Add-ons". The Flash extension should appear and I can set it to "click-to-run". The problem is that the Flash extension isn't there. I have Firefox 75.0 . Thanks

Asked by Stuart 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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How to eliminate website suggestions from address bar.

The latest update of Firefox includes an incredibly annoying "feature". Clicking in the address bar brings up a drop-down list of sites: youtube, facebook, reddit, wikipe… (read more)

The latest update of Firefox includes an incredibly annoying "feature". Clicking in the address bar brings up a drop-down list of sites: youtube, facebook, reddit, wikipedia, twitter. This is distracting and I don't like Firefox shilling for these other sites. How do I get rid of these?

Asked by Mike 6 months ago

Answered by McCoy 6 months ago

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Partial Dark Mode issue

When I enter text in the 'find in page' (cntrl-F) text box the screen goes into partial Dark Mode, sometimes full Dark Mode. The issue presents itself as soon as a word i… (read more)

When I enter text in the 'find in page' (cntrl-F) text box the screen goes into partial Dark Mode, sometimes full Dark Mode. The issue presents itself as soon as a word in the find box cannot be found - 'commu' is OK, 'commue' is ng. It happens in 'Safe Mode' also. I am using the 'light theme' but the problem occurs using any theme.

Asked by barblenny 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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How do I revert back to original address bar?

This last update forcefully added expandable box when you type something in the address bar. I dont like it and want to change it back. Can someone tell me what is the Ab… (read more)

This last update forcefully added expandable box when you type something in the address bar. I dont like it and want to change it back. Can someone tell me what is the About:config option that I need to toggle to change this?

Asked by Tiger 6 months ago

Answered by Tiger 4 months ago

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Forgot My firefox account password

I tried to install lockwise on my mobile, but unfortunately I forgot my password to my account, which contain all the information. Luckily I have access to the associated… (read more)

I tried to install lockwise on my mobile, but unfortunately I forgot my password to my account, which contain all the information. Luckily I have access to the associated email also the account is logged in on my laptop. But when resetting the password, I got a warning that I might lose some of my saved password and bookmarks, which I really don't want. Is there still anyway for me save my account without loosing any of my contents ?

Asked by Ahsan 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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So i just updated firefox and half of my extensions are not working (uBlock Origin, Stylish, Etc)

my uBlock is on but ads still play on youtube my stylish doesn't have any of the styles i've installed anymore and every time i try to install a new one firefox freezes f… (read more)

my uBlock is on but ads still play on youtube my stylish doesn't have any of the styles i've installed anymore and every time i try to install a new one firefox freezes firefox color no longer automatically applies my theme (i have to go find the website and select it) and i lost the ability to load outlook.com/uwu but thanks to a trick another user here (fred) taught me (Manage data/Forget this site) i was able to regain access to it.

Asked by Sin Shadow Fox 6 months ago

Last reply by philipp 6 months ago

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Embedded maps not loading for certain websites

I've recently come across two websites that use embedded maps, where the maps are not loading at all. (but maps.google.com is working just fine) There are two embedded ma… (read more)

I've recently come across two websites that use embedded maps, where the maps are not loading at all. (but maps.google.com is working just fine)

There are two embedded maps on here that don't load:
   https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/coronavirus-us-cases.html
And the main map on here won't load, and its my first time using this site:
   https://www.zumper.com/apartments-for-rent/new-york-ny

Here's what I've tried in solving this issue:

 - Turned off the Enhanced Tracking Protection for each of these sites
 - Disabled all of my extensions and restarted FF
 - Started FF in Safe Mode
But none of these fixed the issue. The only thing that works so far is to use a brand new FF profile, and then the embedded maps will load on these sites.
So, why doesn't Safe Mode work? What is it about my main profile that is causing the maps not to load?
Btw, I'd prefer not to rebuild my profile from scratch, as it would take lots and lots of time to get everything set back up again in the new profile.
Thanks, Darren

Asked by Darren 6 months ago

Answered by Darren 6 months ago

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autohide everything when not hovered anywhere on browser

all i want is the userchrome.css to hide everything until i hover anywhere on the browser. not just when i hover the titlebar, as my code does now #navigator-toolbox { … (read more)

all i want is the userchrome.css to hide everything until i hover anywhere on the browser. not just when i hover the titlebar, as my code does now

 #navigator-toolbox {
   position: relative;
   height: 20px;
   margin-bottom: 0px;
   opacity: .3;
   overflow: auto;
 }
 #navigator-toolbox:hover {
   height: auto;
   margin-bottom: 0px;
   opacity: 1;
   overflow: show;
 }

if my mouse cursor is anywhere on the browser then i want nothing to be hidden. when my mouse cursor leaves firefox, then i want everything to be hidden.

Asked by rgrdgls69 6 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 6 months ago

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My Firefox on Mac crashed after message to quarantine Ransomware. Reinstalled v75, now working but only opens with Profile Manager using terminal command.

Out of the blue I received a message stating I was being attacked on my Mac by software that maybe Ransomware. I was asked to close and delete the files. I run Mac Os 10.… (read more)

Out of the blue I received a message stating I was being attacked on my Mac by software that maybe Ransomware. I was asked to close and delete the files.

I run Mac Os 10.14.6 and have never had any previous problems. After quarantining these files I quit Firefox and then could not open it. I therefore deleted the .app and reinstalled Firefox 75. I can only start up Firefox by using the Terminal Command window using the Profile manager. I created a new profile but cannot see my old profile within the Profile Manager. I can find the old profile under Profile's in Application Support/Users. So despite having a new default set created, I still cannot get the Firefox.app to open by clicking on it. I have now deleted the old profile and still cannot open the Firefox app from the dock or applications folder.

help please!

I could never find out why I got the message "Ransomware may be trying to access my computer", except two files have appeared in my bin; Edgar Poe Murder and Righteous Games.

Any help appreciated.

Asked by blcweb 6 months ago

Answered by blcweb 6 months ago

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How Can I Find Out What Devices Can Access My Firefox Account?

I'd like to get a complete listing of all the devices that can access my Firefox account. In particular, I'd like to identify old devices so I can remove them from those… (read more)

I'd like to get a complete listing of all the devices that can access my Firefox account. In particular, I'd like to identify old devices so I can remove them from those that can access my account.

Thanks in advance.

Tony

Asked by Tony Dillof 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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How can I tell if iCloud.com does not allow for passwords to be saved in FF, for security reasons?

How can I tell if iCloud.com does not allow for passwords to be saved in FF, for security reasons? . . . I think this must be the reason . . . I'm using the latest, up-to… (read more)

How can I tell if iCloud.com does not allow for passwords to be saved in FF, for security reasons? . . . I think this must be the reason . . . I'm using the latest, up-to-date versions, of Win 10 and FF

https://www.icloud.com/

Usernames and passwords are not saved . . . https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/usernames-and-passwords-are-not-saved

Websites prohibit password saving

Some websites do not allow for passwords to be saved for security reasons. If you have followed the steps above, but are still not prompted to save a password when logging in to a certain website, that site may have disabled password saving.

Asked by sludge7051-x 5 months ago

Answered by sludge7051-x 5 months ago

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I am trying to migrate from Thunderbird under Windows 7 to Thunderbird on Mac OS (High Sierra). Need to move profile info to the new machine

Not sure if this is the correct place to post my question, given the separation of Thunderbird from Mozilla. If this is not the right place, I'd appreciate a link to the … (read more)

Not sure if this is the correct place to post my question, given the separation of Thunderbird from Mozilla. If this is not the right place, I'd appreciate a link to the correct one.

I'm new to Mac OS, have been a long time Windows-7 user, and long ago was a UNIX user at my then employer. But it's past time to say goodby to Redmond.

I want to transfer my Firefox Thunderbird email history as well as my address book etc. from the Windows 7 installation of Firefox Thunderbird, (which says it's "68.8.0 (32-bit)", it was updated today, May 10) over to the new (to me) MacBook-Pro Firefox Thunderbird (version latest as of May 9, so far haven't figured out how to cause the Mac Thunderbird to show it's version info)

While the instructions for copying the profile info on the Windows machine and transferring to another Windows machine are clear, and the instructions for copying an existing Mac profile and transferring to a new Mac are clear, I am unable to find any information on how to move the Windows files to the Mac installation.

I tried copying everything in the Windows "Thunderbird" directory to a flash drive, then tried replacing the Thunderbird files on the Mac with the copied files but that didn't work.

What is the procedure I should be following? For the moment I'll be keeping the Win-7 machine "alive" but would really like to abandon it soon.

Thanks for any suggestions.

(edited the question to change Firefox to Thunderbird - c)

Asked by joe.west1 5 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 5 months ago

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Wordpress Log-in automatically saved

Hi, I'm able to log-in to my Wordpress site without entering a password. I don't know why, and I'd like to disable this. My web host says it's a browser issue. This does… (read more)

Hi,

I'm able to log-in to my Wordpress site without entering a password. I don't know why, and I'd like to disable this. My web host says it's a browser issue. This doesn't happen on any other website.

I'd be grateful for help with this.

Thanks,

Josh

Asked by joshandmayasari 4 months ago

Answered by joshandmayasari 4 months ago

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Unable to connect to government site

I am unable to connect to the following URL https://lakmshaegov01.msha.gov/UserManagement/ChangePassword.aspx. All other browsers seem to work. I ran an SSL Labs test and… (read more)

I am unable to connect to the following URL https://lakmshaegov01.msha.gov/UserManagement/ChangePassword.aspx. All other browsers seem to work.

I ran an SSL Labs test and it confirms that all tested versions of Firefox fail. I would like to know if anyone can spot something that might allow me to connect by temporarily relaxing the security checks in Firefox for this site.

Asked by tom.propst 4 months ago

Answered by tom.propst 3 days ago

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How to restore address bar behavior and line height in 75.0?

Firefox 75.0 has just been released. Address bar has been ruined with dynamic size and lines with increased height. For some unknown reason Mozilla developers think that … (read more)

Firefox 75.0 has just been released. Address bar has been ruined with dynamic size and lines with increased height. For some unknown reason Mozilla developers think that taking away more vertical space will help their browser have "Focused, clean search experience that's optimized for smaller laptop screens" as they state in the release notes. Outrageous.

Now tell me how to go back to the old behavior.

I want a full horizontal length search result widget as it was before.

I DO NOT want an ENLARGED address bar while searching. Simply annoying that it changes its size and looks like popping out from the upper top toolbar every damn time I type something into it.

I want the ORIGINAL LINE HEIGHT of search results in the expanded address bar.

I want an address bar that doesn't expand when focused with Alt+D, like the old one.

I haven't found an about:config option to restore old behavior. However, a userChrome.css workaround is still good for me.

Asked by highbaser 6 months ago

Answered by elched 6 months ago

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How do i get Search with Amazon off the top of my address bar bookmarks?

Every time i open my address bar to go to one of my most visited sites, the search with amazon tab is at the top taking up valuable space. How do i remove this as its qu… (read more)

Every time i open my address bar to go to one of my most visited sites, the search with amazon tab is at the top taking up valuable space. How do i remove this as its quite annoying

Asked by mweber100 6 months ago

Answered by McCoy 6 months ago

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Hi, as part of the update, you changed the behavior of the URL/search bar...

It now becomes bigger when you click on it or open a new tab, which is getting in the way of my toolbar. Is there a way to turn this feature off, and revert to the previ… (read more)

It now becomes bigger when you click on it or open a new tab, which is getting in the way of my toolbar. Is there a way to turn this feature off, and revert to the previous behavior (where it did not change size when clicked on or opened in a new tab?)

I know this seems like a small thing, but it's majorly getting in the way of me using my toolbar like I have in the past. To the point where I'm considering going back to Chrome. Please advise!

Asked by bwsransom 6 months ago

Answered by McCoy 6 months ago

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URL Bar now shows my top sites instead of personal history.

Is there an option in about:config that makes the url bar not show my top sites? I know that disabling top sites or changing browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.tops… (read more)

Is there an option in about:config that makes the url bar not show my top sites? I know that disabling top sites or changing browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.topsites to false will make the url bar act like in the past, but i don't want to disable my top sites. When i open a new tab, i want the page to show my custom top sites and the url bar show suggestions based on my history.

Asked by Mike 6 months ago

Answered by McCoy 6 months ago