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Can no longer manage cookies to save logged in status?

I remember from past rodeos that I need to know the precise name of the cookies. But now when I check which cookies are added when I login, I can only see them grouped b… (read more)

I remember from past rodeos that I need to know the precise name of the cookies. But now when I check which cookies are added when I login, I can only see them grouped by the main website title--nytimes.com and I see that they have added 7 cookies. But I cannot see individual cookies.

How can I see the cookies to copy their addresses for the 'exceptions' table for data management to allow the right ones to be retained; OR just tell FF to allow my 3 preferred sites to stay 'always' logged in when I reopen FF?

FF beta 93.0b3 Mac OS 10.14.6

Asked by Foxfree99 2 months ago

Answered by Foxfree99 2 months ago

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Change in the way Firefox suggests as I type in the address bar

Until recently, when I started typing in the address bar, FF was offering suggestions that were clearly based on addresses I had gone to in the past and seemed remarkably… (read more)

Until recently, when I started typing in the address bar, FF was offering suggestions that were clearly based on addresses I had gone to in the past and seemed remarkably prescient about where I wanted to go. For example, if I typed the name of my hosting service, Seanet, one of the top 2 or 3 choices would be Seanet's login page.

Now, if I type "sean" for example, I get a bunch of irrelevant stuff ("sean connery") and about 10 lines down, it says "firefox suggests" and one of those is the login page. I ran into an article talking about how to change settings under privacy/address bar, but those don't affect this behavior. They change what might be the source of suggestions, and I limited it to browsing history, and that didn't help at all.

Maybe this is something that can't be fixed, but things were easier when FF listed very near the top the actual addresses I went to. Not all have deteriorated, e.g. (to reveal stuff about me) typing "x" gets xkcd.com as the first suggestion, and typing "e" gets explainxkcd.com as the first (sorry, sometimes I don't get the computer references and need an explanation).

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by zarky1 4 weeks ago

Answered by zarky1 4 weeks ago

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using the backspace bar instead of the back button

One of the beauties of firefox has long been that I could use the backspace bar instead of the back button to return to the previous page when browsing. Somewhere in the … (read more)

One of the beauties of firefox has long been that I could use the backspace bar instead of the back button to return to the previous page when browsing. Somewhere in the last updates this wonderful functionality was lost. Is there anyway I can restore this? I'm suffering from Parkinson's Disease which oftentimes makes controlling my mouse nearly impossible.

Asked by TiongHan 5 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 months ago

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How Can I Remove the "From This Website" Line From the Password Dropdown

Hey, When entering a password on some website, I have a dropdown list of all saved passwords for this website and every saved password has the "from this website" line un… (read more)

Hey,

When entering a password on some website, I have a dropdown list of all saved passwords for this website and every saved password has the "from this website" line under it. This makes the dropdown list extremely long (in terms of its height).

I would love to get rid of the sign "from this website", so that I see a more compact list of saved passwords without those useless lines "from this website".

I have already turned off the "signon.includeOtherSubdomainsInLookup" feature, all that is left to make the dropdown list of passwords look normal (just like it used to be before all the new pointless changes).

I hope more experienced firefox users can help me make my browser more user-friendly to me.

Asked by seosashko 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 months ago

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stop looping of animations and videos

I'd swear that I used to be able to click on an animation/video/gif to stop at looping, but I cannot stop this one by doing that: https://d2rdhxfof4qmbb.cloudfront.net/wp… (read more)

I'd swear that I used to be able to click on an animation/video/gif to stop at looping, but I cannot stop this one by doing that:

https://d2rdhxfof4qmbb.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/20190129121540/facts-min.gif

It must've been one of those custom settings I had before I got the new computer and ran a clean install of firefox.

I have set media seamless looping to off in about:config, but I can't see what other preferences would relate to this.

Mac OS 12.0 Monterey, FF 94.0 beta

Asked by Foxfree99 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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My bookmarks are on the tabs toolbar at the top, and the bookmarks toolbar below the URL/search bar is empty

I noticed the toolbars had changed positions and thought I'd use the customize page to see if I could reorganize them. Somehow I ended up with the usual three toolbars, … (read more)

I noticed the toolbars had changed positions and thought I'd use the customize page to see if I could reorganize them. Somehow I ended up with the usual three toolbars, but bookmarks are on the top (tabs) toolbar, not the bottom (bookmarks) toolbar, which is empty. This is Ubuntu 21, firefox 95.0b2.

Top: Starting on the far left are the Ubuntu window controls, my bookmarks. and tabs. Middle: The customized URL/search bar. Bottom: The bookmarks toolbar, which is empty. I know this is so because CTRL-SHIFT-B hides and shows it.

I can drag bookmarks on the top(tabs) toolbar around, reorganize them, and and delete bookmarks and folders, but always only on the top (tabs) toolbar. I cannot drag any of them to the bottom (empty bookmarks) toolbar.

Asked by felix39 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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Open more than one tab in new window

bold text I have a main window where I have pinned some websites and do my main work in. The problem is when I open a New Window (Ctrl+N), in it I cant seem to open more … (read more)

bold text I have a main window where I have pinned some websites and do my main work in. The problem is when I open a New Window (Ctrl+N), in it I cant seem to open more than one tab as all the new tabs get redirected to the main window.

Asked by papalui 8 months ago

Answered by papalui 8 months ago

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Remove icons from bookmarks toolbar?

I've got a new computer I am setting up from scratch, and though I have set FF to sync settings, I'm still having to customize a lot. My bookmarks toolbar is crowded aga… (read more)

I've got a new computer I am setting up from scratch, and though I have set FF to sync settings, I'm still having to customize a lot. My bookmarks toolbar is crowded again with icons and I'd like those to go away. I don't mind other icons staying around on the tabs--that does help me navigate faster. I had this set up before, but lost the setting when I refreshed Firefox.

Asked by Foxfree99 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Bookmarks toolbar won't stay open

Before the update, my bookmarks toolbox was permanently open on the left side of the screen. That was a perfect setup for me, as I use a lot of bookmarklets for time savi… (read more)

Before the update, my bookmarks toolbox was permanently open on the left side of the screen. That was a perfect setup for me, as I use a lot of bookmarklets for time saving on sites I'm on frequently. Since the update, all I have at the top of the screen is Import bookmarks and Most Visited (top left) and Other Bookmarks (top right). I can open Other Bookmarks, and my bookmarklets are there, but clicking one closes the Other Bookmarks folder each and every time. This renders them useless for my purpose. Is there a way to reopen, and KEEP open, my toolbox? I've tried clicking the Keep Open option and selecting done, but that doesn't do what I'm wanting it to do.

Asked by jhopemassey 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Zynga Poker game

Just got the latest firefox update, now i can't play zynga poker. https://apps.facebook.com/texas_holdem/ before update, i can play it, but after 1 day it slows down, hav… (read more)

Just got the latest firefox update, now i can't play zynga poker. https://apps.facebook.com/texas_holdem/ before update, i can play it, but after 1 day it slows down, have to close and restart firefox. it happened also in Developer edition. It never happened on chrome.

Asked by 강유리 4 months ago

Answered by 강유리 4 months ago

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Firefox will not allow me to revert to an older version.

When I was using version 88.x, Firefox had not crashed for years. Then all of a sudden, Firefox would crash several times a day. I looked and Firefox had updated me to ve… (read more)

When I was using version 88.x, Firefox had not crashed for years. Then all of a sudden, Firefox would crash several times a day. I looked and Firefox had updated me to ver 89.0. But I let it ride. Then Firefox about a month ago, Firefox stsrted to crash EVERY DAY. Then one day it crashed EIGHT TIMES IN A ROW and I mean when I hit RESTART, IT WOULD CRASH. I tried to revert to rel 88 but Mozilla WILL NOT ALLOW US TO REVERT BACK TO A PREVIOUS VERSION. When you do, the PROFILE gives you TWO OPTIONS: 'EXIT or CREATE A NEW PROFILE.' Certainly you do not want to CREATE A NEW PROFILE as you will LOSE, your history, add-ons, Bookmarks, EVERYTHING and you see a WHITE Firefox screen with nothing. So I choose EXIT and tried to put up with the CRAPPY ver 89. BUT FIREFOX KEPT CRASHING. TODAY IT CRASHED SIX TIMES IN A ROW......When I checked the VERSION, YOU HAD UPGRADED TO VER 91.0b6 (64-bit) AND IT IS NO BETTER.

WHAT IN THE HECK IS GOING ON. I DO NOT WANT TO LEARN CHROME OR EDGE AS I HAVE USED FIREFOX SINCE VERSION 1.0.

DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO GO BACK AND KEEP YOUR OLD PROFILE, FLACKY OR NOT AS THAT IS BETTER THAN 'RESTARTING' FIREFOX ALL THE TIME.

MY VERSION 88 NEVER FAILED.

Asked by jagman55 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Video only show one image and blocks

Hello, I'm using firefox-dev under linux debian buster and would like to keep it as my default browser and even more after all those recent articles in media where they s… (read more)

Hello,

I'm using firefox-dev under linux debian buster and would like to keep it as my default browser and even more after all those recent articles in media where they say firefox is loosing its users.

I received the newletter from netflix and I tried to watch a trailer (https://www.netflix.com/watch/81387952?trkid=13710079&MSG_TITLE=81387952&lnktrk=EMP&g=79ECBFC7B02B1269F43D15B11C9BA9F56455502C&lkid=TRAILER_CTA) but even after i clicked on accept drm, the video was stuck nothing happened I just saw one single fixed picture of the movie.

Later, I was on facebook, trying to watch a video (https://www.facebook.com/demotivateur/videos/5009752875718446) and the same here without any DRM...

For both of the cases I opened chrome pasted the url and video played very well.

Is there something to tweak to make it work ? Is it because I'm under debian ?

I don't want friends to switch to chrome but I understand them sometimes.

Kr,

Eric

Asked by ecornely 3 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

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Unable to view saved log ins.

Hello, For some reason I cannot view saved log ins. When I try it asks for my windows credentials. I try logging in and it says that they do not work. I verify the log in… (read more)

Hello,

For some reason I cannot view saved log ins. When I try it asks for my windows credentials. I try logging in and it says that they do not work. I verify the log in is correct by logging into my Microsoft account, and into the PC itself with the same log in information. This makes it rather difficult to log on on something like my phone when I cannot see the generated passwords.

Thanks,

Aaron Piper

Asked by biggestmexi 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 9 months ago

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Address syncing option not available in Firefox Developer Edition

I'm on Firefox Developer Edition 90.0b12 on Windows 10. There is no option to sync addresses in the sync settings, while the option is there for Firefox Beta 90.0b12. … (read more)

I'm on Firefox Developer Edition 90.0b12 on Windows 10. There is no option to sync addresses in the sync settings, while the option is there for Firefox Beta 90.0b12.

Asked by Zizheng 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox proton active tab indicator

I want to modify the current proton interface. Is there any css code which I can use to restore the active tab indicator similar to firefox 88 on the titlebar. The images… (read more)

I want to modify the current proton interface. Is there any css code which I can use to restore the active tab indicator similar to firefox 88 on the titlebar. The images show how it was in photon and how i want it in proton

Asked by sagnikadhikary15 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Address bar change

Hi, in an update recently my address bar has changed to show my search history or similar named things instead of just the website itself, how can I change this back Also… (read more)

Hi, in an update recently my address bar has changed to show my search history or similar named things instead of just the website itself, how can I change this back

Also the search bar on the right increased in size or no reason, how can i fix this.

Asked by biremaw736 3 months ago

Answered by Coat 3 months ago

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Easier way to quickly swap between profiles

Hey guys, just wondering if there's a toolbar workflow similar to Chrome and Edge where we can jump between profiles. I believe there is `about:profiles` though that requ… (read more)

Hey guys, just wondering if there's a toolbar workflow similar to Chrome and Edge where we can jump between profiles. I believe there is `about:profiles` though that requires a bookmark and a few additional clicks to jump between profiles.

Perhaps the profile icon on the toolbar can have an item that shows all available profiles?

Asked by John 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago