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Firefox turns icons into flickery rectangles

Whenever I open a lesson on duolingo, rectangles start to appear, flickering on the screen. It's completely fine on troubleshoot mode, but when i disable all my extention… (read more)

Whenever I open a lesson on duolingo, rectangles start to appear, flickering on the screen. It's completely fine on troubleshoot mode, but when i disable all my extentions on normal mode (i still had account containers on), it still happens.

Asked by Chezaus 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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I pressed some button that is on the left side of the keyboard, I didn't see what it was, and after that my url bar for some reason has a space that leaves the text on the right after that

I pressed some button that is on the left side of the keyboard, I didn't see what it was, and after that my url bar for some reason has a space that leaves the text on th… (read more)

I pressed some button that is on the left side of the keyboard, I didn't see what it was, and after that my url bar for some reason has a space that leaves the text on the right after that

Asked by charles20091903 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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directory structure has changed upgrading from 106.0.5 to 108.0 linux

At least under linux, 'firefox' is now a directory in 108.0. For 106.0.5 and many versions prior, it was an executable. -rw-r--r-- 1 78771445 2022-12-15 08:34 firefox-… (read more)

At least under linux, 'firefox' is now a directory in 108.0. For 106.0.5 and many versions prior, it was an executable.

-rw-r--r-- 1 78771445 2022-12-15 08:34 firefox-108.0.tar.bz2

tar xjvf firefox-108.0.tar.bz2

mv firefox firefox-108.0

  • -rwxr-xr-x 1 14416 2022-04-28 13:54 firefox-100.0/firefox
  • -rwxr-xr-x 1 14416 2022-08-08 07:34 firefox-103.0.2/firefox
  • -rwxr-xr-x 1 14416 2022-11-04 08:00 firefox-106.0.5/firefox
  • drwxr-xr-x 7 4096 2022-12-15 08:47 firefox-108.0/firefox

Asked by Kelt3243 1 year ago

Answered by Kelt3243 1 year ago

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windows reload

I synced my firefox with my laptop before I wiped the drive and reloaded windows 10. I have reloaded firefox and signed it but it doesn't bring any of my bookmarks back … (read more)

I synced my firefox with my laptop before I wiped the drive and reloaded windows 10. I have reloaded firefox and signed it but it doesn't bring any of my bookmarks back in. Any suggestions how to restore?

Asked by 6distrib 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Sync tabs gone

I wanted to use sync to transfer my tabs from my previous MacBook to my new MacBook. I reset the previous MacBook and now when I login to the new one, sync does not show … (read more)

I wanted to use sync to transfer my tabs from my previous MacBook to my new MacBook. I reset the previous MacBook and now when I login to the new one, sync does not show any of my previous tabs.

Asked by alphahz100 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Suggestions for password managers, ad blockers and add-ons.

Suggestions for Firefox for Android Since the built-in password manager is not good enough in terms of security and functionality, (and I don't think it will be good eno… (read more)

Suggestions for Firefox for Android

Since the built-in password manager is not good enough in terms of security and functionality, (and I don't think it will be good enough for the foreseeable future), it would actually be a good idea to build an app instead of the built-in one, or to choose a third party app as a partner as an official recommendation, and so forth.

I find the browser's ad-blocking features to be very unorganized, repetitive, and not easy to use. I wish you could build a comprehensive enough and personalized built-in pan-ad blocker.

And please allow the beta version's custom "add-ons collection" to be added to the official version

Anyway, there are many problems and many solutions, I hope Firefox will be better and better.

Thanks.

Asked by CaoLiPengJL 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Firefox on a chromebook, tyring to install extensions for dashlane

I have a new chromebook (Lenova Duet 3) I can install and use Firefox. I have had Dashlane (password keeper) working fine with Firefox for years. The Dashlane extensions … (read more)

I have a new chromebook (Lenova Duet 3) I can install and use Firefox. I have had Dashlane (password keeper) working fine with Firefox for years. The Dashlane extensions work with Chrome, but I can't seem to get them to work with Frefox. The Chrome search engines choices are limited; ones that I never use with Firefox. Is there something in the Chromebook environment that limits firefox capabilities? (Am I looking for something that just is not possible?) Is there a work around? (Any Linux tricks?) I also have asked the same question of Dashlane, but have not heard back yet. My imperfect solution is use Chrome when it is a known website, and the password is recorded with Dashlane, and to use Firefox for new searches, where the choice of search engines is better.

Has anyone developed a search engine where there are no "sponsored" results. I understand that it would probably not be free.

Asked by amyinavl 1 year ago

Answered by amyinavl 1 year ago

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I pressed some button that is on the left side of the keyboard, I didn't see what it was, and after that my url bar for some reason has a space that leaves the text on the right after that

I pressed some button that is on the left side of the keyboard, I didn't see what it was, and after that my url bar for some reason has a space that leaves the text on th… (read more)

I pressed some button that is on the left side of the keyboard, I didn't see what it was, and after that my url bar for some reason has a space that leaves the text on the right after that

Asked by charles20091903 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox - Drag bookmark to folder problem

Hi everyone I can no longer drag a bookmark to a folder and insert it where I need to in the folder, which previously was very useful. Now when I drag a bookmark and tr… (read more)

Hi everyone

I can no longer drag a bookmark to a folder and insert it where I need to in the folder, which previously was very useful.

Now when I drag a bookmark and try to insert it where I need to it defaults to inserting it as the first / top bookmark in the folder. Which means I have to drag it a second time to its desired position.

Please could anyone advise about how to get the functionality back.

Thanks in advance !

Asked by swage26 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Delete cookies and sitedata when closing Firefox --> about:config Setting?

Hello, we use firefox in our company and the requirement appeared to turn on the security setting "Delete cookies and sitedata when closing Firefox" due to our security… (read more)

Hello,

we use firefox in our company and the requirement appeared to turn on the security setting "Delete cookies and sitedata when closing Firefox" due to our security guidelines.

I´ve already checked the "Enterprise Policy Generator" Plugin, but there is no such option. Is there a possibilty to check this option and block it for the user by the about:config page?

Thanks in advance, J.Stempel

Asked by J.Stempel 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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While playing music on Youtube Music, Firefox crashes constantly. Report ID: bp-109245aa-a75f-4c81-8f9d-fec490230115

Submitted a report after all these crashes, and I'm at a loss for how to troubleshoot this. If music isn't playing the browser seems fine, and I haven't changed any exten… (read more)

Submitted a report after all these crashes, and I'm at a loss for how to troubleshoot this. If music isn't playing the browser seems fine, and I haven't changed any extensions between now and the last time I played music successfully without crashes. Guessing maybe a recent Firefox update happened?

Currently running Firefox 108.0 on PopOS 22.04 LTS with GNOME version 42.5 and using Wayland.

Submitted Report ID: bp-109245aa-a75f-4c81-8f9d-fec490230115

Looks like the crash is caused by a SIGSEGV / SEGV_MAPERR according to the report, but I don't know where to even begin looking into a cause of that.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by mitch20 1 year ago

Answered by mitch20 1 year ago