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I like my search bar to be in the middle of a blank page, the same as it has been for years. Then some silly sod decided they don't like it, well I have news, I don't like what been done, over 2000 but NONE of them help me, to put firefox back.

I like my search bar to be in the middle of a blank page, the same as it has been for years. Then some silly sod decided they don't like it, well I have news, I don't lik… (read more)

I like my search bar to be in the middle of a blank page, the same as it has been for years. Then some silly sod decided they don't like it, well I have news, I don't like what you have done, this search bar found 2359 results. but NONE of them hrlp me, to put firefox basck the way it has ALWAYS BEEN, for at least the last TWENTY YEARS very definitely back to the 70's.. The character limit above is rubbish also.

Asked by bugrit 1 day ago

page drag problem

how to prevent default behavior of dragging event. for example ,when i use a drag plugin to drag web compnent ,firefox will open a new tab to search something what i drag… (read more)

how to prevent default behavior of dragging event. for example ,when i use a drag plugin to drag web compnent ,firefox will open a new tab to search something what i dragged.

Asked by 1242366724 2 days ago

OpenSearch search form URL feature no longer works, how to revert?

I have a number of OpenSearch search engines set up, all with custom names. So I could just type "g whatever" in address bar to search in google, "w whatever" for Wikiped… (read more)

I have a number of OpenSearch search engines set up, all with custom names. So I could just type "g whatever" in address bar to search in google, "w whatever" for Wikipedia, "y something" for Youtube, etc. Search still works.

However, I could just type the name of opensearch engine in the address bar to go to those sites' associated search pages. See moz:SearchForm parameter here. As of Firefox 86 this behaviour seems to be broken. Even if I switch to specific search engine by typing in its name and hitting space, I can't just press enter to go to the website.

How do I fix it?

Asked by Vindicar 2 days ago

Firefox Android Dark Mode Detection

Hi, is there a way to STOP websites knowing if I have dark mode enabled or not? If Firefox is the privacy essential internet browser why do we still accept this behaviou… (read more)

Hi, is there a way to STOP websites knowing if I have dark mode enabled or not?

If Firefox is the privacy essential internet browser why do we still accept this behaviour of having no choice in what data websites can obtain from us? We still allow way to much unneeded information to be sent to them.

Duckduck go seems to love "reading" my dark mode setting and changing how the websites looks. I don't want my search to be DARK!

PLEASE how do I stop websites from viewing what I believe to be a privacy essential. Obviously some people like this "feature" the reason we have settings is because weirdly enough we humans are not all the same.

Asked by FARCRY 2 days ago

Email copied to Inbox after being filed in another folder

There must be a setting I can't find, but whenever I move an email into another folder, within a few seconds, a copy returns to the inbox. How do I turn this feature off… (read more)

There must be a setting I can't find, but whenever I move an email into another folder, within a few seconds, a copy returns to the inbox.

How do I turn this feature off?

Thank you, Tom

Asked by trube2 2 days ago

opening new browser in new profile

I've been trying for some time to determine why my main Firefox profile, the profile I use most of the time, has a lot of trouble when I use Google Street View. The Stree… (read more)

I've been trying for some time to determine why my main Firefox profile, the profile I use most of the time, has a lot of trouble when I use Google Street View. The Street View screen essentially freezes when I try and use it. But, taking a tip from Firefox help I opened up a new profile in a new browser. When doing so, the existing Google Street View problem disappeared completely in the new browser. I call my new profile in the new browser my second Firefox browser to use. My question is, can someone explain why the problem disappears in my second Firefox browser? Looking at the options window when I open the Firefox menu, I see a few differences between the two browsers. The big difference is the second browser has much less applications in it. It has 7 applications where as my first browser has 21 applications. Is this the possible reason why the second browser doesn't have the problem that my first browser does? If so, how can I delete some of the applications in the first browser to see if that is the problem? I'm trying NOT to refresh my first Firefox browser as refreshing Firefox caused much problems for me in the past. And, it seems some Firefox aficionado's do say use caution when using a refresh. So, can someone please explain why the one browser, the new second browser, is void of the problem that plaques my first or original Firefox browser? Thank you.

Asked by sciencemagic 2 days ago

Is it possible to open only certain links in their respective apps?

Hello, I'd like to only open links of one particular website in its app while I'd like to keep seeing the mobile version of all the other pages instead of Firefox redirec… (read more)

Hello,

I'd like to only open links of one particular website in its app while I'd like to keep seeing the mobile version of all the other pages instead of Firefox redirecting me to the Playstore and the respective app. Is it somehow possible?

Best regards, Igor.

Asked by divstar 2 days ago

Difficulties with Firefox 78.7.1 on linux mint 20

I run my own archive methodology in Thunderbird. In the .thunderbird path with thunderbird not running I usually rename the INBOX to Inbox_year, for example Inbox_2019. I… (read more)

I run my own archive methodology in Thunderbird. In the .thunderbird path with thunderbird not running I usually rename the INBOX to Inbox_year, for example Inbox_2019. I then make a new Inbox and restart thunderbird. I do the same with the SENT mail directory. I am quietly confident that this is what I have done for more than two decades. The process is NOT working at the moment. I don't really know why and I cannot find any documentation that will help me link or directly attach the getting of mail to the new inbox. It is linked to the moved folder. That is new mail is put into the Inbox_year box and not the standard inbox. I admit to not under the presented icons. The icon associate with the Inbox and the Inbox_year just move is an envelope with an unsealed flap. A;; the other icons are folder icons. I hope that my description is sufficient. Thanks and regards Peter

Asked by petermorgan 3 days ago

How to switching multiple addon at once

I want to switching on/off multiple extension at once, but built-in addon management is not capable of it (even swiping out disable addon when switched) , and there are n… (read more)

I want to switching on/off multiple extension at once, but built-in addon management is not capable of it (even swiping out disable addon when switched) , and there are no addon doing it.

I imagines like this , which doing preset type of management.

Any help?

Asked by bleepblopp 3 days ago

Web push notifications options, e.g., placement, timeout, fonts, etc

I have been unable to find any information on customizing the look of Web push notifications. I would like to be able to change the time they remain on the screen, where… (read more)

I have been unable to find any information on customizing the look of Web push notifications. I would like to be able to change the time they remain on the screen, where they appear, how many can stack at a time. Is there any means to do this? Specifically, I would like to change the way Slack message announcements appear.

Asked by elupin 3 days ago

What is green puzzle piece/Polly button at end of searchbar?

When I turned on my computer today there is now a green, puzzle piece button placed at the end of my searchbar. See attached When I click on it it says Polly. What is thi… (read more)

When I turned on my computer today there is now a green, puzzle piece button placed at the end of my searchbar. See attached When I click on it it says Polly. What is this for ? Why is it showing up now? Do I need it? I'm running Waterfox Classic, but there was no support tab for Waterfox, only Firefox, that's why I had to post the question here. Thank you

Asked by simpleman2 4 days ago

Last reply by simpleman2 3 days ago

Onglets

Hello a tous !!! Une mise a jour de firefox, et je me retrouve avec les onglets en hauts de la barre de recherche. Comment replacer la suite d'onglets sous la barre de m… (read more)

Hello a tous !!! Une mise a jour de firefox, et je me retrouve avec les onglets en hauts de la barre de recherche. Comment replacer la suite d'onglets sous la barre de marques pages juste au dessus de la fenêtre web.. Merci !!

Asked by Firefox Manu 3 days ago

What is the purpose of "app.normandy" in about:config - can I set all to false?

Mozilla Firefox keeps rolling out changes to functionality and the user interface without notification, as well as altering my user preferences. A set of about:config p… (read more)

Mozilla Firefox keeps rolling out changes to functionality and the user interface without notification, as well as altering my user preferences. A set of about:config preferences that start with "app.normandy" seem to have something to do with installing these on my Windows 10 system. I did NOT enroll in any FF studies. So, it is odd that there seems to be outside manipulation . I am not a programmer. I would appreciate a lay person explanation.

"Normandy is a collection of servers, workflows, and Firefox components that enables Mozilla to remote control Firefox clients in the wild based on precise criteria."

app.normandy.api_url https://normandy.cdn.mozilla.net/api/v1 app.normandy.dev_mode false app.normandy.enabled true app.normandy.first_run false app.normandy.last_seen_buildid app.normandy.logging.level 50 app.normandy.migrationsApplied 10 app.normandy.onsync_skew_sec 600 app.normandy.run_interval_seconds 21600 app.normandy.shieldLearnMoreUrl https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/%VERSION%/%OS%/%LOCALE%/shield app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.partnerlink.useAttributionURL true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.toolbars.bookmarks.2h2020 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.experiment.ebay-2020-1 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.useRemoteSetting true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.profileCreationThreshold 1896163212345 app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.provider-list [{ "name": "comcast", "canonicalName": "doh-discovery.xfinity.com", "uri": "https://doh.xfinity.com/dns-query" }] app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.network.preload true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.print.tab_modal.enabled false app.normandy.user_id 9893538f-07be-4513-8265-9124f1f967ff

Asked by plew29881 4 days ago

Last reply by plew29881 3 days ago

Automatic Login Progression for Multiple Email Acct Logins

I am running Thunderbird 52.9.1 (32-bit) on a WIN XP SP3 computer and Thunderbird 86.0b3 (32-bit) on a WIN 10 machine. Both computers use the same keyboard & monitor… (read more)

I am running Thunderbird 52.9.1 (32-bit) on a WIN XP SP3 computer and Thunderbird 86.0b3 (32-bit) on a WIN 10 machine. Both computers use the same keyboard & monitor via a KVM switch. When logging in on the older WIN XP computer the login popup automatically progresses to the next email account for login when the current one is successful. I have 3 active email accounts loaded the exact same way in TB in both machines. When logging in on the Win 10 machine the TB login window will not automatically progress to the next email account so that I can log in. I have to manually move the mouse cursor to the next account. I have the same 3 email accounts loaded in the WIN 10 version as I do on the WIN XP SP3 machine. Is there any kind of hidden command that I can set/reset to have Version 86.0b3 (32-bit) automatically progress through all three email logins like it does in the much older 52.9.1 (32-bit) version? Or does this need to go in as a suggestion for future versions of TB?

Asked by Raubitz7 5 days ago

Last reply by Raubitz7 3 days ago

Is there a way to disable the rounded corners on Picture-in-Picture?

The PiP feature is useful, but I find the rounded corners a bit annoying (MacOS 11.2 Big Sur). Is there a way to remove/reduce the amount of rounding so the full picture … (read more)

The PiP feature is useful, but I find the rounded corners a bit annoying (MacOS 11.2 Big Sur). Is there a way to remove/reduce the amount of rounding so the full picture is displayed?

Asked by Kanwar 4 days ago

Last reply by Kanwar 3 days ago

Want to get rid of "This time, search with" option in address bar

Recently, I updated Firefox (as it regularly bothers me to do so) and it added an annoying new feature that appears whenever I type anything into the address bar. It used… (read more)

Recently, I updated Firefox (as it regularly bothers me to do so) and it added an annoying new feature that appears whenever I type anything into the address bar. It used to just provide search suggestions from my list of bookmarks, but now below the list of search options is a separate segment with "This time, search with:" followed by multiple icons--in my case, Google (my default browser), bookmarks, tabs, history, and settings. And you know how when you're sometimes typing something you want to find and the desired result is toward the bottom of the list, so instead of pressing the down arrow key to get to it, you press the up arrow to start from the end…well now, when I try that on the address bar, it cycles through each icon before letting me get to the list's end.

I know it sounds like a petty complaint, but it's annoying and inconvenient to have to do it each and every time since it's habitual to cycle from top to bottom or vice versa on basically every other search bar. I went the route of "Settings > Options > Search > Search Shortcuts" to see if I could get rid of these icons, but just like how it doesn't let you get rid of search engines when you only have one on the list, it doesn't give you an option to remove these superfluous icons.

These Mozilla dumbasses seem to lack foresight and/or consideration with the way they limit user preferences. Can anybody give me any alternative solutions? Please spare me the snide answers like "switch to Chrome" (already considering it). If there's a way to simply circumvent these icons in the address bar rather than getting rid of them entirely, that would be more that enough: I just don't know how to go about it. Anyway, thank you for taking the time to read my submission/rant.

Asked by xcutsy 4 days ago

Youtube

Hi everyone! When watching YouTube, I can stream the video to the my TV by pressing a button on the player. (Google Chrome or app on my phone). I attach a screenshot. Whe… (read more)

Hi everyone! When watching YouTube, I can stream the video to the my TV by pressing a button on the player. (Google Chrome or app on my phone). I attach a screenshot. When I switched to the firefox browser, this button is not. The function is extremely convenient, why isn't it in firefox?

Asked by gglstas 4 days ago

"Open links in tabs" doesn't work

V. 85.1.3 (Build #2015792281) When I try to go in a link in a search in a website in Firefox it will open a new page instead opening the app, such as Quora, Facebook, Pin… (read more)

V. 85.1.3 (Build #2015792281) When I try to go in a link in a search in a website in Firefox it will open a new page instead opening the app, such as Quora, Facebook, Pinterest, etc. I have "Open links in apps" ON in settings, but it isn't working. Is there something I can do to fix this? It seems this same problem comes up every few versions.

Asked by ladybirdvelvet 4 days ago