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firefox underlining mispelled text in google searchbar no matter what

i've turned off spellcheck in the normal firefox preferences, I have these values set for about:config spellcheck related things, and no matter what I do, I simply cannot… (read more)

i've turned off spellcheck in the normal firefox preferences, I have these values set for about:config spellcheck related things, and no matter what I do, I simply cannot figure out how to get rid of the underlining. does anyone have any solutions? layout.spellcheckDefault 0 services.sync.prefs.sync.layout.spellcheckDefault false services.sync.prefs.sync.spellchecker.dictionary true ui.SpellCheckerUnderlineStyle 0

Asked by Theo Lemkin 13 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 hours ago

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Firefox is showing the wrong time

My computer's date and time are correct but Firefox is using the wrong time in all sites (I can't identify what timezone it is). It's a big problem in receiving notificat… (read more)

My computer's date and time are correct but Firefox is using the wrong time in all sites (I can't identify what timezone it is). It's a big problem in receiving notifications. I already did the suggested solutions stated in some posts in this site but it's still not working. Even adding an extension doesn't make it right.

Asked by Marianne 12 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 6 hours ago

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Firefox on Ubuntu LTE with WSL2 and GWSL - Crashs all the time

Hello, what can i do when i get a message "Sorry. We just need to do one small thing to keep going." with <Restart Firefox> or "Gah. Your tab just crashed." all the… (read more)

Hello,

what can i do when i get a message "Sorry. We just need to do one small thing to keep going." with <Restart Firefox> or "Gah. Your tab just crashed." all the time i open firefox? A restart with Add-Ons disabled does not help. I send the troubleshooting information from Help/Troubleshooting information. As one can see Firefox does not seem to produce crash reports either.

Kind regards Atomino Zweitausend

Asked by atomino2000 5 days ago

Answered by atomino2000 5 days ago

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Completely shutting down the autoswap to address bar from search bars on a web page

Prior to updating, when I typed a question from the Firefox homepage in the search box in the middle of the page, my search parameters would appear there where it would b… (read more)

Prior to updating, when I typed a question from the Firefox homepage in the search box in the middle of the page, my search parameters would appear there where it would be easy to see. Now, every time I type anything in a search box, it jumps to the address bar, causing me to have to shift my line of sight to the top left of my screen rather than the center of the screen. Not to mention the text on the address bar is several orders of magnitude smaller than the test on the web pages search bar. So how to I shut this behavior down? If I click in a search box I expect my text to appear in that search box, NOT in the address bar.

Asked by ClementsPE9703 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Facebook kills my Google searches

Clicking a Facebook or Instagram link in a Google search opens a new tab and kills the Google tab. Why? I have to restore the closed tab (and its history) from History &g… (read more)

Clicking a Facebook or Instagram link in a Google search opens a new tab and kills the Google tab. Why? I have to restore the closed tab (and its history) from History > Recently Closed Tabs. This has not yet happened with any non-Facebook-affiliated tabs.

I know that Facebook is evil, but damn.

Firefox 92.0, 64-bit (This has happened in the last five or so versions.) Windows 10 Home, V. 20H2, OS Build 19042.1237, Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3530.0

Thank you.

Asked by AlphaCat 11 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 11 hours ago

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exclude pinned tabs from "List all Tabs"

Latest release of Firefox now includes pinned tabs when I click the far right down arrow to "List all Tabs" I want to get back to the List all Tabs to just show the non-p… (read more)

Latest release of Firefox now includes pinned tabs when I click the far right down arrow to "List all Tabs" I want to get back to the List all Tabs to just show the non-pinned, I always know what my pinned tabs are and how to get them.

Asked by keithwheeler 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Antivirus detected a trojan

My Antivirus (Bitdefender) did a full system scan and found a Trojan hidden in one of Firefox's files. Trojan description: JS:Trojan.Cryxos.6249 Location: firefox/profile… (read more)

My Antivirus (Bitdefender) did a full system scan and found a Trojan hidden in one of Firefox's files.

Trojan description: JS:Trojan.Cryxos.6249

Location: firefox/profiles../cache2/entries..

It was automatically deleted. No idea for how long its been there. could it have have done some damage unknown to my Antivirus ? How dangerous is it? Are there any further steps to take ?

Asked by swolop4 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Add my Firefox set up to new computer

My iMac died. I downloaded Firefox onto my replacement iMac and signed into Firefox Sync hoping all my Plug Ins and Bookmarks would propagate onto my ne iMac but they did… (read more)

My iMac died. I downloaded Firefox onto my replacement iMac and signed into Firefox Sync hoping all my Plug Ins and Bookmarks would propagate onto my ne iMac but they did not. I keep getting a message from Firefox to complete Firefox Sync by adding another device. I just want the set up from the Firefox set up on my iMac that died. Is there any way to recover my old Firefox info onto my new iMac?

Asked by netliving 2 days ago

Answered by Seburo 2 days ago

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Unable to delete "import bookmarks" tab

I recently installed Firefox Developer Edition on a Debian system. I synced my existing profile. There is currently an "import bookmarks" tab displayed that I am unable… (read more)

I recently installed Firefox Developer Edition on a Debian system. I synced my existing profile. There is currently an "import bookmarks" tab displayed that I am unable to delete. I see other existing questions asking and answering this problem, however, I do not have the "customization" option recommended.

Asked by rdoucet1 2 days ago

Answered by rdoucet1 2 days ago

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bookmarks toolbar reduce horizontal icon spacing

For anyone who wishes to reduce horizontal spacing between bookmark icons in the horizontal Bookmarks Toolbar across the top of Firefox window (under the address bar), he… (read more)

For anyone who wishes to reduce horizontal spacing between bookmark icons in the horizontal Bookmarks Toolbar across the top of Firefox window (under the address bar), here is the code to add to userChrome.css:

/* Bookmarks Toolbar icon horizontal spacing */

toolbarbutton.bookmark-item:not(.subviewbutton) {

   padding: var(--bookmark-block-padding) 3px !important;

}

The default value is 4px. I changed it to 3px. You can change this number as you like.

Remember to save the css file, close and then re-open the browser to view the update.

There is also a way to play with this live if you access the Browser Toolbox: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Browser_Toolbox and access userChrome.css: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Style_Editor

Hope this saves someone the hours I spent finding this solution. Cheers!

Asked by lightwing 2 days ago

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shortcuts on home page - cannot add

I have ver 92 on a Win7 PC. I cannot add web site short cuts to home page. None of the suggestions out on web help. on the blank "tiles" on home page, there is the 3 dot… (read more)

I have ver 92 on a Win7 PC. I cannot add web site short cuts to home page. None of the suggestions out on web help.

on the blank "tiles" on home page, there is the 3 dots, but no option to edit. somehow I got one of these tiles filled out/in, but I cannot repeat it. I believe I dragged from bookmarks, does not now.

Asked by d_penny 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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When I firsr opne Firefox I get a message saying something like "We can't find that page."

When I first open Firefox I usually get a message that we cannot find that page. I have my start page set to Google. Then when I refresh the page it usually opens but som… (read more)

When I first open Firefox I usually get a message that we cannot find that page. I have my start page set to Google. Then when I refresh the page it usually opens but sometimes I need to refresh more than once. Then after that I can surf normally. Does anyone know what causes that? Is it an issue with my ISP or my router or something else? I though it might be the New Tab Override extension, but disabling it won't solve the problem. I have a 100 Mbps cable connection. I do not notice the same problem with Chrome.

Asked by john2621 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Browser Version 92 of 7 Sept 2021

This new version of the browser does not maintain the appearance of windows when set to the system defaults. The title bar top of the window is almost white. Moreover, b… (read more)

This new version of the browser does not maintain the appearance of windows when set to the system defaults. The title bar top of the window is almost white. Moreover,

both an active window and an inactive window look 

exactly the same! Why does Mozilla keep fiddling with these color schemes? Leave it up to the user!

Asked by SgrB2 2 weeks ago

Answered by watt 1 week ago

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streaming problems

hello. I currently have a problem not being able to stream films on netflix, amazon prime, disney plus using firefox browser. This issue happened overnight. Depending on … (read more)

hello.

I currently have a problem not being able to stream films on netflix, amazon prime, disney plus using firefox browser. This issue happened overnight. Depending on the site a certain error code message will pop up then the same yellow bar at the top says "the widevineCdm plugin has crashed..." i have reloaded the page, sent the report. uninstalled and installed firefox...but the issue continues. This happened roughtly 2 weeks ago and the problem hasnt resolved itself. Safari allows me to stream most sites barr disney plus. Can anyone help. I've tried many of the things google has suggested and it hasnt fixed the problem. I have tried chrome also, there seems to be the same issue. does anyone have suggestions

Asked by eshy_g 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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English language

I was changing my language setting in Firefox (only) from English (US) to English (UK)(the only other option was English-Canada) as I am in Australia and we use the Unite… (read more)

I was changing my language setting in Firefox (only) from English (US) to English (UK)(the only other option was English-Canada) as I am in Australia and we use the United Kingdom spelling anyway. Within Firefox itself (not emails or off site pages) it STILL insists that COLOUR is spelt wrong & it allows me to spell NITE (not day) incorrectly. i have an Oxford dictionary in front of me & can reference a WEBSTERS all day long. There are many, many countries that have English as their primary language, Ghana is one & some South Pacific Islands (now the French have buggered off) The Seychelles off Africa have English as their official language & you can bet 'they' would have odd spellings. So no English (Australian) that's why the word Galah doesn't even get a look in. A Galah, by the way, is a VERY common Australian bird & in anyone's language. I'm guessing there is NO American word for Cockatoo too. I will have to look that up in my Funk & Wagnalls. Funk & Wagnalls was an American publisher known for its reference works, including A Standard Dictionary of the English Language, and the Funk & Wagnalls Standard (reference Wikipedia). Well, well, not only Webster trying ton undermine (Bastardize) (its actually S not a Z) standard English but Fucken Wagnall was in on it too!

Anneeeway just a heads up. using Firefox Browser (64-bit) on a Windows 7 Ultimate (Service Pack 1) I guess support for Win7 will be gone soon anyway Microsoft will see to that.

Looking for a suitable LINUX replacement. Thanks, bye.

Asked by Gronk 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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Firefox very slow to change web sites

Using version 92.0 After initial log in, F.Fox is very slow to move to other web sites, sometimes just locks uip. Never had problem before version 92.0 Does not happen on… (read more)

Using version 92.0 After initial log in, F.Fox is very slow to move to other web sites, sometimes just locks uip. Never had problem before version 92.0 Does not happen on Chrome/Edge But I like F.Fox Solution?

Asked by johnoo 5 days ago

Answered by johnoo 3 days ago

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how to set zoom level for individual pages (automatically)

So for extra security, I recently tried tweaking the about:config as suggested here: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Privacy/Privacy_Task_Force/firefox_about_config_privacy_twee… (read more)

So for extra security, I recently tried tweaking the about:config as suggested here: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Privacy/Privacy_Task_Force/firefox_about_config_privacy_tweeks.

Everything turned out ok, except the automatic zoom level memory function for each web page switched off. How do I switch it back on?

Many thanks!

Asked by doritos 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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opening a link defaults to "save as"

Normally, when I click on a link that connects to a file, I'll get an option window allowing "Save" or "Open with". A few days ago, FF is defaulting to "Save" The same op… (read more)

Normally, when I click on a link that connects to a file, I'll get an option window allowing "Save" or "Open with". A few days ago, FF is defaulting to "Save" The same operation in Chrome still returns the option window.

Is there a setting I need to change?

Asked by newmarket2 1 hour ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 hour ago

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Add microphone prompt not available in Google translate or on any website and cannot allow microphone even in Page Info

Basically whenever I click the microphone option in Google Translate it says "Voice Input isn't supported by my Browser" I have no idea why this is happening. I have trie… (read more)

Basically whenever I click the microphone option in Google Translate it says "Voice Input isn't supported by my Browser" I have no idea why this is happening. I have tried every troubleshooting technique along with refreshed my Entire browser while I was about to uninstall and reinstall it.

I have also changed it from the Page Info page by clicking Ctrl + i and changing it from Permissions, didn't work.

Please help, Btw this is happening only in Google Translate, Google Search. And not in Google Meet or Youtube for some reason.

Asked by sourabsrk 5 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago