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How do I tell which version of FF 4 beta I'm running?

Usually there's an "About" link that gives you the version number. I can't tell which version I'm on. I thought it was .10, but the feedback button tells me I'm not on th… (read more)

Usually there's an "About" link that gives you the version number. I can't tell which version I'm on. I thought it was .10, but the feedback button tells me I'm not on the latest version.

Asked by copysmith 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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How can I revert to Firefox 4.0b8 for Mac?

Sorry, seems like a stupid thing to ask, but b9 is flickering like crazy with tabs disappearing or closing randomly and I would like to revert to b8 until b9 is fixed. My… (read more)

Sorry, seems like a stupid thing to ask, but b9 is flickering like crazy with tabs disappearing or closing randomly and I would like to revert to b8 until b9 is fixed.

My problem: even after 10 minutes of searching, I can't find b8 for download anymore?

Many thanks, keep up the good work.

Asked by maltez 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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Is there an issue with panorama when one goes in and comes out of the private browsing mode

I have tabs open in the "usual" browsing mode. I go into the private browsing mode, browse in the mode and then go back to the usual mode. All transitions are via the men… (read more)

I have tabs open in the "usual" browsing mode. I go into the private browsing mode, browse in the mode and then go back to the usual mode. All transitions are via the menu. When back into the usual mode, all I see are the app tabs. All other tabs are not seen but are there grouped separately, seen only when I go into panorama. I see the grouped tabs in the upper left corner.

The problem is reproducible.

Asked by sanjit_krish 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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I need the Google toolbar so I reinstalled Firefox 4 but now it crashes all the time. When are you going to have a current version that's compatible with the toolbar?

When I updated to Firefox 5, I got a message that the Google toolbar was disabled as it wasn't compatible. I assume the same is true for version 6. After trying to use … (read more)

When I updated to Firefox 5, I got a message that the Google toolbar was disabled as it wasn't compatible. I assume the same is true for version 6. After trying to use the browser without the toolbar for a few days I gave up and reinstalled version 4. Now I'm constantly getting pop-ups asked me to upgrade and I can't even submit feedback because you won't accept it until I upgrade. And version 4, which I never had a problem with before, is now very unstable and I have to shut it down at regular intervals to unfreeze it.

Do I need to switch to a different browser in order to use the Google toolbar?

Asked by lynnjanb 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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Flash not working in 64 bit environment on 4b9

After testing on Adobe's website and others, flash is definetly not working on 4b9 64 bit, but it does on 32 bit environment. It's also perfectly working with safari. … (read more)

After testing on Adobe's website and others, flash is definetly not working on 4b9 64 bit, but it does on 32 bit environment. It's also perfectly working with safari.

Asked by gabo77 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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After update to b9 I have a strange font the can't be changed for the adresses , tabs and menus in ff.

The font shows in the address bar, on my bookmarks and firefox in general, but not for the web pages themselves. Also this font is in the menu/settings for ff. I tried to… (read more)

The font shows in the address bar, on my bookmarks and firefox in general, but not for the web pages themselves. Also this font is in the menu/settings for ff. I tried to change the font in the options menu, but the entire font list has the same look. Changing this does not alter anything. I also tried disabling all ad ons, and the used the standard look for ff.

  • The section help/troubleshooting ? If I click help I go to a website, no troubleshoot information there. *

Asked by Meester 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Bad tabs' appearance in the top on Windows XP

I chose such tabs' appearance that they replaced window title. But they have colourized in titlebar colour, and tab's name isn't standing out. Exactly, I have default ap… (read more)

I chose such tabs' appearance that they replaced window title. But they have colourized in titlebar colour, and tab's name isn't standing out. Exactly, I have default appearance of Windows. so my tabs aren't beige (how it must be), they are blue. Sorry for my bad English :)

Asked by Rogvold 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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Any way to use an App Tab with exe File (such as Thunderbird.exe)?

I'm trying to set up an App Tab in Firefox 4 Beta (9) to call up Thunderbird. But when I put the location of the exe file in the address window, Firefox sends me to the d… (read more)

I'm trying to set up an App Tab in Firefox 4 Beta (9) to call up Thunderbird. But when I put the location of the exe file in the address window, Firefox sends me to the download manager, and won't open the file otherwise. I'm assuming you can't open an exe file in Firefox, but is there another way to get a tab that will open Thunderbird so I don 't have to do it separately? Thanks

Asked by louman 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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Firefox 4 beta 3 becomes stuck when I access google.com

I just installed the Firefox 4 beta, and removed the AppData settings from Firefox 3 so it would use a fresh config. Still, I'm having an issue that keeps me from using t… (read more)

I just installed the Firefox 4 beta, and removed the AppData settings from Firefox 3 so it would use a fresh config. Still, I'm having an issue that keeps me from using the browser at all.

Whenever I access google, Firefox gets stuck and becomes unusable. I can't click anything any more, although Windows doesn't report it as a stuck application either. If I click the close button, Firefox closes, but the process remains stuck and I have to kill it from Task Manager. I'm not experiencing this with any other website but google. Anyone know how this issue can be fixed please?

Asked by MirceaKitsune 10 years ago

Answered by BasW 10 years ago

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Persistent AppTab and it's navigation bar

I hope this is the right place to be asking these kind og questions. I haven't been able to find any answers to this, so I'm hoping for you to be able to answer me. :) I … (read more)

I hope this is the right place to be asking these kind og questions. I haven't been able to find any answers to this, so I'm hoping for you to be able to answer me. :)

I love how the new Firefox 4 browser is progressing, and especially love the improved speed and thus the ability to use a web app such as grooveshark, which is now almost entirely based on JavasScript, rather than Flash. Since I'm now able to use Grooveshark I'm absolutely in love with the new idea of an app tab.

My two questions has something to do with the new app tab feature, which is as following:

Firstly: When I'm using an web app in my app tab, am I ever going to be able to hide the navigation bar? Is there made plans for the development of that particular feature?

Secondly: Is there made plans for persistent app tabs across multiple windows? I find it rater odd, that my pinned app tabs is not showing on all of my browser windows if should I choose to have multiple windows open. I know that this probably will be a bit difficult to implement. What will happen when interact with one app tab on one window, and then opens the same app tab on another window? Unless app tabs runs as seperate programs, it would be hard to maintain... But nevertheless my question is still the same. Is there made plans for persistent app tabs across multiple open windows? :)


Hope you can answer my questions since I have had a hard time trying to search for them myself in the interwebs!

Asked by Bjerh 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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"Quit Firefox" dialog disappear in FF 4.0 beta 10

Hello. I'm wondering if this happens only to me, the "Quit Firefox" dialog don't show to provide the options of "save and quit"/"quit"/"cancel". I'm sure enabled the opt… (read more)

Hello. I'm wondering if this happens only to me, the "Quit Firefox" dialog don't show to provide the options of "save and quit"/"quit"/"cancel". I'm sure enabled the option to warn me when closing multiple tabs and opened more than 1 tab when I close Firefox. This only happen in the latest Firefox 4.0 beta 10, actually I discovered this problem in the nighty build of 4.0 b10, and I hope this will fix in the final b10, but it seems not. I've done a clean install b10 on several machines too, but the results are the same. As a result I roll back to 4.0 b9.

Asked by UltimateGTR 10 years ago

Answered by shmaun 10 years ago

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Thunderbird link causes FF4b9 to err - 'FF is already running close or restart'

Thunderbird 3.1.7 opens URL links in a browser. With FF4b9 is works the first time to open FF, but if I click on a second URL link within Thunderbird it gives the followi… (read more)

Thunderbird 3.1.7 opens URL links in a browser. With FF4b9 is works the first time to open FF, but if I click on a second URL link within Thunderbird it gives the following error: "Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system." In fact it provokes two error dialogues one after the other. In order to get the URL link to work, I have to close down FF. The URL link then works but still provokes the error dialogue. It is not until the URL link is used a second time that the link doesn't work and I have to close FF.

Asked by tolmalP 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Why is there no UI for moving cache/profile locations?

Ok so it took me a long while to find how to move the cache location, and the reason is it's done by an entry that doesn't even exist originally, so a user would have to… (read more)

Ok so it took me a long while to find how to move the cache location, and the reason is it's done by an entry that doesn't even exist originally, so a user would have to magically know the config string to even set it. (it's browser.cache.disk.parent_directory for those in the same waters as me) and it still did not move the profile location... To switch profile locations? The only doc that talks about it is here: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Moving_your_profile_folder and it's not working so well for me (i.e. at all) but why do I have to copy and edit things? This is created automatically at first start so can't FF use the same method to create a new profile in an empty space?

And my actual question: is there any valid reason that there is no UI item to set the location of cache/profile directories??

Asked by nerf5000 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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Tab stealing focus - Tabs opening at the end instead next to the current one

Two major issues for me with Firefox 4.0 Beta 9, all to do with tabs When I click "Open link in a new tab", lets say when I'm reading an article in an online site, it op… (read more)

Two major issues for me with Firefox 4.0 Beta 9, all to do with tabs

When I click "Open link in a new tab", lets say when I'm reading an article in an online site, it opens to the right of the last tab, instead of opening immediately to the right of the tab I'm viewing. This behaviour is not consistent, for example if I'm inside a website and I click on a menu, then it will open the tab immediately to the right, as I like. Sometimes it will not.

What is consistent is that when I click on any of the bookmarks I've in my bookmarks toolbar the tab will steal focus and it opens at the very end. This is actually quite annoying, because sometimes I'm just opening the links I would to check later on and not at the very moment.

Thanks

Asked by Jair Ferreira Jr. 10 years ago

Answered by eleven11 9 years ago

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Firefox 4 beta 9 has black areas on screen eg when click in search box turns black - can only operate in safe mode - tried uninstall/reinstall

Opened firefox and completely black screen except border Closed and reopened which brought up firefox start page but when click in entry box such as search engine it turn… (read more)

Opened firefox and completely black screen except border Closed and reopened which brought up firefox start page but when click in entry box such as search engine it turned black and then wherever clicked black sections appeared. Tried uninstalling and reinstalling clean but same problem. Firefox will work in safe mode.

Asked by guest41 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Auto keyword search doesn't work

In firefox 3.x, when I typed in a keyword search into the location bar, if there was a high degree of match firefox would take me directly to the website (i.e., when i ty… (read more)

In firefox 3.x, when I typed in a keyword search into the location bar, if there was a high degree of match firefox would take me directly to the website (i.e., when i type in "google docs" and press enter, it takes me directly to the google docs site).

Now, in Firefox 4 when i type in "google docs" it just takes me to google' search result page. I checked in about:config that "keyword.enabled" - true. I don't know what else I'm doing wrong?

Asked by gemster43 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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4.0b9 crash at startup just after loading a page

Firefox crashes immediately after loading a page from the Internet. This happens even in safe mode. This started happening after I installed gtalk plugin. this is the err… (read more)

Firefox crashes immediately after loading a page from the Internet. This happens even in safe mode. This started happening after I installed gtalk plugin. this is the error message:

(process:9837): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion `sys_page_size == 0' failed

NPP_GetValue()

NPP_GetValue()

Inconsistency detected by ld.so: dl-open.c: 612: _dl_open: Assertion `_dl_debug_initialize (0, args.nsid)->r_state == RT_CONSISTENT' failed!

i have reinstalled Firefox using package manager but the same problem persists even opening the add-on manager crashes Firefox

Asked by kranthi.t2000 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago