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Firefox 88.01 - Update Not Sticking

Firefox has been doing this to me for the past couple months, but Ill get an annoying notification saying I havent updated firefox, even though firefox is updated. This u… (read more)

Firefox has been doing this to me for the past couple months, but Ill get an annoying notification saying I havent updated firefox, even though firefox is updated. This used to happen on the "nightly" version of firefox everyday, which is expected, but on a normal release, this is not supposed to happen.

How can I fix? This seems to be a bug - one location says its "up to date" the other is a notification telling me to "update".

See attached screenshot with update icon in the menu, while the "About" menu says its up-to-date.

If I go into about:config, app.update.url.manual is set to: https://www.mozilla.org/%LOCALE%/firefox/

Asked by hatetmp+n23d1 8 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

proxy always on

hello, i searched a bit and refreshed FF, started in FF in safe mode(currently in safe mode), shifted to work offline then shifted back, as possible solutions. No proxy … (read more)

hello, i searched a bit and refreshed FF, started in FF in safe mode(currently in safe mode), shifted to work offline then shifted back, as possible solutions. No proxy is selected in network preferences. All that did was make it so whatsmyip.com now says no proxy when it said proxy in use before. it's showing las vegas as my location this time. My real location is hawaii and all my other browsers show this. The "problem" is months old. I have to verify that im not a robot regularly, and certain sites give an error 403, (iirc), but work fine with safari because it isn't using a proxy. Is it possible there is some sort of malware causing this? mac os10.12.6 FF88.0.1 (64bit)

Asked by daverodgers108 4 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Odd background rendering on web page

Here is the webpage I was seeing the issue on: https://betterwebtype.com/web-typography-book/?mc_cid=08ddb8e2ec&mc_eid=f77d07ed39 Using a 27" iMac, OS 11.3.1, FF vers… (read more)

Here is the webpage I was seeing the issue on: https://betterwebtype.com/web-typography-book/?mc_cid=08ddb8e2ec&mc_eid=f77d07ed39

Using a 27" iMac, OS 11.3.1, FF version 88 and 88.0.1, I have seen this issue twice so far and always when the browser viewport is very wide.

Here's a link to a video of what I am seeing: https://cln.sh/0Hh2bV

Here's the enabled extensions I am running: https://cln.sh/p7EYvo

Anyone have any ideas?

Asked by tomliv 14 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 hours ago

Vertical scollbar too thin to select on all sites, including Mozilla

I can't figure out how to make the vertical scrollbar actually usable. Firefox works fine on my PC but I also have a new Mac and on that machine the scrollbar is totally … (read more)

I can't figure out how to make the vertical scrollbar actually usable. Firefox works fine on my PC but I also have a new Mac and on that machine the scrollbar is totally unusable on all sites, even with a stylus. I saw a couple posts about creating some custom code for this but I'm not a developer. This can't be only my problem? How do I just make it wider?

Asked by sarah.berry9 8 hours ago

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Where did ScreenCapture go???!!

I use Firefox and Firefox developer and rely quite a bit on the ScreenCapture feature that used to live behind the three dots in the address bar. Did they remove it? I fe… (read more)

I use Firefox and Firefox developer and rely quite a bit on the ScreenCapture feature that used to live behind the three dots in the address bar. Did they remove it? I feel like I've looked everywhere to re-locate it and keep coming up dry.

Anyone else experience the same thing? Thanks for the help!

Asked by Intelligent Evil 12 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 11 hours ago

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Want to make UI larger; modifying layout.css.devPixelsPerPx makes UI scaling inconsistent across screens

Hey, I want to make the UI slightly larger; I have found that modifying layout.css.devPixelsPerPx in about:config works the way I need it to. However, when using multiple… (read more)

Hey, I want to make the UI slightly larger; I have found that modifying layout.css.devPixelsPerPx in about:config works the way I need it to. However, when using multiple screens with different resolutions, the scaling no longer appears consistent between those screens. That would make sense (since it's a per-pixel configuration), but I couldn't any configuration option that only acts as a modifier for the standard scaling mechanism. I'm using macOS (10.15.7), Firefox 88.0. Attaching a screenshot taken from both screens together (not sure how macOS handles the difference in resolution when handling screenshots, there's definitely some magic going on with macOS screenshots in general; either way, it shows the problem really well).

Asked by gal.gofrit 1 week ago

Answered by TerryN21 5 days ago

Ctrl Key Not Working as Intended on Penpa+ Web Application

On the Penpa+ web application, in Sudoku Mode, the Ctrl key should allow selection of multiple cells/squares by keeping the Ctrl key pressed and clicking on different cel… (read more)

On the Penpa+ web application, in Sudoku Mode, the Ctrl key should allow selection of multiple cells/squares by keeping the Ctrl key pressed and clicking on different cells/squares. However, this is not working on Firefox. It works on Chrome. I am using a Macbook Air M1 (2020) model with MacOS Big Sur (11.3.1). Why is Ctrl key working differently on Firefox and how can I make it work as intended for this web application?

Asked by Vebby 13 hours ago

Firefox constantly crashing on specific web pages

Firefox crashes whenever I go onto a certain web page such as a few parts of the discord website and some YouTube videos. I have tried nearly everything I can find which … (read more)

Firefox crashes whenever I go onto a certain web page such as a few parts of the discord website and some YouTube videos. I have tried nearly everything I can find which is somewhat similar to the issue I am having. I tried disabling WebGL, tweaking security.sandbox.content.level, reinstalling, checking my add-ons, and rebooting my macbook (macOS 10.13.6). The same thing happens on safari, but not chrome.

The crash reason stated is: EXC_BAD_ACCESS / KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS Here are the crash reports: bp-e8779820-e621-4739-a43e-e392a0210505 bp-29a6f662-0f4c-44d4-afbd-5e5900210505 bp-9ce6f8a8-6ddf-4771-824e-f94280210505

Asked by gavin 6 days ago

Last reply by Cypherdude 22 hours ago

Two pixels above the toolbar macOS

This may be a minor detail, but above the Firefox window, there are two rows of empty pixels that show whats behind the Firefox window. It has been bugging me for a very … (read more)

This may be a minor detail, but above the Firefox window, there are two rows of empty pixels that show whats behind the Firefox window. It has been bugging me for a very long time and wonder if this is a bug and if not if there is a way to turn it off since its very distracting.

Asked by Safwan 1 day ago

Last reply by Safwan 1 day ago

Who if anyone can help me with Firefox deleting my info over and over again?

Firefox installs updates without my permission and then deletes everything - logins, cookies, bookmarks, view settings, all history. Now this has happened 3 times in les… (read more)

Firefox installs updates without my permission and then deletes everything - logins, cookies, bookmarks, view settings, all history.

Now this has happened 3 times in less than a month. And it seems to happen randomly. It is likely related to a new update. I get alerts for updates and this time when the alert pop up showed up I declined by clicking "not now". I had also changed my preferences to only install updates with my permission. That is ignored by Firefox. Instead this morning I walked away from my computer for a few minutes and when I returned every this was gone the "this is embarrassing" screen was there but the only restore choice was to "search Marquis".

There is some type of conflict going on and I can't figure it out. I am using a MacBook running 10.12.6 and I have used Firefox for years. The most recent change was to a different internet provider. But the problem with Firefox deleting my info started before that. Something seems to crash within Firefox and it may automatically restart and then install an new update that deletes everything. That is just my guess. I don't really understand a lot of this and don't want to spend hours learning about browsers. The last time it happened I spent a long time trying to follow the suggestions for getting my history and everything else back but none of that worked. So I've given up on retrieving anything and apparently even having a history because it's always going to be randomly delete by Firefox.

Maybe Firefox is not the right browser for me anymore? What are the requirements?

Thanks for any suggestions as to what might be causing this.

Asked by JG 2 days ago

Last reply by Extana 1 day ago

Cannot display Router Home page 192.168.1.254

Hi Updated to to Mozilla 88.0.1 om Macbook Pro running BigSur 11.2.3 Since update can no longer display router Home or Admin Page for IP 192.168.1.254 Works perfectly fro… (read more)

Hi

Updated to to Mozilla 88.0.1 om Macbook Pro running BigSur 11.2.3

Since update can no longer display router Home or Admin Page for IP 192.168.1.254

Works perfectly from my iPhone or iPad but has stopped working on Macbook Pro

Have rebooted rooter and Macbook and cleared down all Caches

Any ideas on why this is happening. Is it due to 88.0.1 update Was working fine on Mozilla 87

Asked by pshill7 3 days ago

Last reply by pshill7 1 day ago

move from one email to apple id email

Hi I would like to transfer data saved under an outlook email adress to opening under my Apple ID which is linked to a different email address (MacMail). HOw do I do this… (read more)

Hi I would like to transfer data saved under an outlook email adress to opening under my Apple ID which is linked to a different email address (MacMail). HOw do I do this? I am not a technical wizzard, so please can you explain in simple layman terms (thanks :))

Asked by juliegelman 1 day ago

Last reply by Naheed 1 day ago

Printing dialog

Hello, Since the new printing dialog, the preprocessing of the website for printing takes ages (like minutes) to process even simple websites. Is there a way to disable m… (read more)

Hello, Since the new printing dialog, the preprocessing of the website for printing takes ages (like minutes) to process even simple websites. Is there a way to disable mozillas printing dialog until it is fixed?? impossible to work with ! Also not possible ot stop the processing. Same situation on the windows10 and on OSX 10.12.6 version.

Asked by martin.mostboeck 1 day ago

Firefox Browser crashes on Macbook Pro running Big Sur

Hello, My Firefox routinely shuts down while I'm using my 2018 Macbook Pro, and the problem began when I updated my IOS to Big Sur This is a systemic problem with non-nat… (read more)

Hello,

My Firefox routinely shuts down while I'm using my 2018 Macbook Pro, and the problem began when I updated my IOS to Big Sur This is a systemic problem with non-native apps ever since installing Big Sur. Apple won't address the problem unless I confirm that my non-native apps are compatible with Big Sur. Can you please confirm the most updated version of the Firefox Browser is compatible with Apple's Big Sur IOS? Can you also let me know if other users have experienced problems and if there is any fix?

Asked by anthony.orourke 3 months ago

Last reply by john.p.rowbotham 1 day ago

Browser and Big Sur

Since upgrading my OS to Big Sur (advice: don't!) some issues have arisen. Most printers don't work with it so avoid if it you can but regarding my browsing preferences:… (read more)

Since upgrading my OS to Big Sur (advice: don't!) some issues have arisen. Most printers don't work with it so avoid if it you can but regarding my browsing preferences:

1. I cannot now see Bing maps (which for all its faults I like as it has Ordnance Survey) 2. I can't create a new line of text in BT webmail. When I click return and try to type, it just refuses.

Any thoughts anyone?

Asked by john.p.rowbotham 1 day ago

Firefox on macOS 11.2.3 (20D91) enters dark-mode, but won't leave.

Hello altogether. I sat up my MacBook to automatically enter light or dark mode. Firefox enters dark mode as expected but won't leave. Even if I restart the MacBook the n… (read more)

Hello altogether. I sat up my MacBook to automatically enter light or dark mode. Firefox enters dark mode as expected but won't leave. Even if I restart the MacBook the next day, while the system boots with light mode enabled, Firefox will remain in dark mode.

To change this temporarily, I have to open the macOS settings and enable light mode. Firefox now change to light mode and stays in light mode, even if I again re-enable the automatic changing in the macOS settings.

Later those days, Firefox enters dark mode as expected but won't leave, like described before.

Is this a known bug? Anything else I can try?

Thanks for reading, looking forward to a possible solution.

Asked by plausibel 2 weeks ago

Last reply by TerryN21 1 day ago

surven tab overlapping

I desperately miss a forward/backward button that allows me to surf back and forth across tabs in my entire survival history. The current system is completely overloaded … (read more)

I desperately miss a forward/backward button that allows me to surf back and forth across tabs in my entire survival history. The current system is completely overloaded and you can't find the last tab again.

Thanks

bodo

Asked by bo8000 3 days ago

Last reply by TerryN21 1 day ago

What happened to Firefox Version 88.0.1?

Is this known behavior? Has it been reported to Mozilla? Found nothing from a search. What happened to FireFox Version 88.0.1? I updated to this version yesterday afte… (read more)

Is this known behavior? Has it been reported to Mozilla? Found nothing from a search.

What happened to FireFox Version 88.0.1? I updated to this version yesterday after a lot of nagging from popups.

Prob 1. Try to open a link from email and I get, "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to input.mozilla.org. PR_CONNECT_ABORTED_ERROR The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem."

When I try the same link in Safari, which tends to be grumpier than Firefox about security issues. it works just fine; no complaints and the page opens.

Prob 2 ( IMO related ). Try to open a bookmark and I get, "The connection was reset

The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.

   The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
   If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection.
   If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web."

Again, when I try the same link or site in Safari, works just fine.

OS MacOS Big Sur Version 11.2.3

Asked by pwityk 2 days ago

Last reply by pwityk 1 day ago