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address bar suggestions are jammed

When I type something on the address bar all the suggestions get jammed up with title text overlaying the URL. This was not happening until 2 or 3 updates ago. I have tri… (read more)

When I type something on the address bar all the suggestions get jammed up with title text overlaying the URL. This was not happening until 2 or 3 updates ago.

I have tried disabling all addons, the text moves a bit but still impossible to read. I have tried disabling Win10 Typing suggestions/autocomplete, nothing changed.

Asked by xyR2 2 months ago

Answered by xyR2 2 months ago

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Firefox "Accounts" opens on it's own. how do I stop it?

When I open Firefox from my desktop, I have my home page open with it's own tab and, the tab for "Firefox Accounts" opens with my account and email address on the front p… (read more)

When I open Firefox from my desktop, I have my home page open with it's own tab and, the tab for "Firefox Accounts" opens with my account and email address on the front page. I want to know how to stop this from happening. Thank you and have a wonderful day.

Asked by dan61265 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Toolbar - URL & Search uneven lengths

It use to be after sizing the URL and Search to be even lengths, and then in Customize placing the Reload icon between them, the 2 windows would remain relatively the sam… (read more)

It use to be after sizing the URL and Search to be even lengths, and then in Customize placing the Reload icon between them, the 2 windows would remain relatively the same length. Now, however when completing the steps the Search window is reduced considerably (see attached). How to get the URL and Search portions more or less equal?

Asked by metaguy 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Spellcheck

I have the following box checked in Firefox and Thunderbird but spellcheck does not work. "Check your spelling as you type" I have tried everything that I can think of. … (read more)

I have the following box checked in Firefox and Thunderbird but spellcheck does not work.

"Check your spelling as you type"

I have tried everything that I can think of. It used to work but and update apparently disabled it even though it is checked.

Asked by rgsmith_gen 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Email links

Hi, I have been unable to open links from Emails accounts, both Outlook & Hotmail. I just get a message saying this. However if a am able to open them if have a pdf o… (read more)

Hi, I have been unable to open links from Emails accounts, both Outlook & Hotmail. I just get a message saying this. However if a am able to open them if have a pdf or a link to explore, which leads me to think this may be a Firefox problem. Thanksr

Asked by neil.d146 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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No audio in Firefox

I run Firefox in Ubuntu 18.04.4. Sometime yesterday audio went away in Firefox. I still have audio on Chrome. I have tried disabling add-ons, clearing cache (including co… (read more)

I run Firefox in Ubuntu 18.04.4. Sometime yesterday audio went away in Firefox. I still have audio on Chrome. I have tried disabling add-ons, clearing cache (including cookies), resetting Firefox back to default, and have checked my preferences, Nothing works. What is next?

Asked by David Hartung 2 months ago

Answered by Mick 2 months ago

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In any instance where a conext menu is custom, right click's context menu shows on top of the custom conext menu

To reiterate, websites the employ a custom right click context menu work, but doesn't override the default Firefox context menu. The websites I've tried to use the right… (read more)

To reiterate, websites the employ a custom right click context menu work, but doesn't override the default Firefox context menu. The websites I've tried to use the right click context menu are Slack, and Gmail.

Attached is a screenshot of me trying to right click an e-mail inside Gmail's website.

I've tried searching the web and starting Firefox in safe mode, but I still haven't been able to solve this issue.

  • Firefox 76.0.1 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu canonical - 1.0

Asked by Michael Agard 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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I don't want to be asked to verify my identification when I want to look up a password

I trust Firefox to keep my paswords safe without a lot of hassle. Suddenly I am being asked to "verify my identity" before I can view my password. I don't have time for t… (read more)

I trust Firefox to keep my paswords safe without a lot of hassle. Suddenly I am being asked to "verify my identity" before I can view my password. I don't have time for this. It clearly says in the Logins and Passwords tab that my identity is sgillies12@gmail.com. Then it refuses to give me the password because it says that's NOT my identify.

PLEASE HELP ME ASAP. I need to do some work. thank you.

Sally Gillies

Asked by sgillies12 3 months ago

Answered by McCoy 3 months ago

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Firefox 76.0.1/ Mac OS Catalina 10.15.4 - firefox is asking for master password for mac for logins

I updated my Macbook Air running OS Catalina with Firefox 76.0.1, it is now asking for my mac master password to access my logins in Firefox's password manager? It is unc… (read more)

I updated my Macbook Air running OS Catalina with Firefox 76.0.1, it is now asking for my mac master password to access my logins in Firefox's password manager? It is unchecked in the preferences section. Is this something to worry about?

Asked by Jimmy 3 months ago

Answered by McCoy 3 months ago

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New upadate Version 76.0 64 bit 05/05/2020 I believe keeps telling me to update even after I have done so.

Under "About Firefox" the little box keeps coming up restart Firefox. Also the progress box line only goes about 1/3 of the way and the window quits and disappear and no … (read more)

Under "About Firefox" the little box keeps coming up restart Firefox. Also the progress box line only goes about 1/3 of the way and the window quits and disappear and no further info to restart so I go to about to restart it. Thanks

Asked by maicokid 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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How do I permanently get rid of a theme make on Firefox Color?

Firefox makes it way too hard to find this 'ask a Q' page. I began using Firefox Color & made a theme. Now I cannot change it. I went back to Firefox Color, selected … (read more)

Firefox makes it way too hard to find this 'ask a Q' page.

I began using Firefox Color & made a theme. Now I cannot change it. I went back to Firefox Color, selected the theme I made & deleted it but every time I open Firefox that theme comes back. I want to use—and make stick—the theme I have collected in Add-ons. How do I get rid of that annoying theme made on Firefox Color. (No, the new annoying theme does not show up in Settings >> Themes.)

woodrackets@yahoo.com

Firefox Color https://color.firefox.com/?theme=XQAAAAI1AQAAAAAAAABBqYhm849SC...

Asked by woodrackets 2 months ago

Answered by woodrackets 2 months ago

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Remove "http:/website -- visit" link from address bar

Hello, I'm having a problem with the address bar that is driving me insane and I hope someone here can help me... I am used to visiting facebook by typing in "fb" in the … (read more)

Hello, I'm having a problem with the address bar that is driving me insane and I hope someone here can help me...

I am used to visiting facebook by typing in "fb" in the address bar and then clicking on the first link in google. I know, not the fastest way to reach facebook, but I just got used to it too much...

However, few days ago, firefox started asking me (in a ribbon popup under the toolbar) something along the lines of "Do you want to go to fb instead?" (not 100% sure if this was the exact question) and sometime later I stupidly clicked "Yes". Now whenever I type in address bar "fb" and hit enter, it automatically goes to http://fb/, which of course is a bad link and I only get to a page of my ISP??.

What is going on? how do I delete this visit link? I spent whole day searching on google and trying various accepted answers that suggest editing userChrome.css or toggling some settings in about:settings. None of these solutions work for me. Farthest I got was with editing the .css so that the visit link is hidden, but in reality the link is still there and when I hit enter it still takes me to the http://fb/ site.

Thank you and cheers!

Asked by rok.goljat 2 months ago

Answered by Tommy 2 months ago

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Enhanced Tracking Protection>Cookies. COMPARE THE FOUR DROPDOWN OPTIONS

There are four alternative options in the dropdown for Enhanced Tracking Protection>Cookies: 1. Cross-site and social media trackers 2. Cookies from unvisited web sit… (read more)

There are four alternative options in the dropdown for Enhanced Tracking Protection>Cookies:

  1. 1. Cross-site and social media trackers
  2. 2. Cookies from unvisited web sites
  3. 3. All third party cookies
  4. 4. All cookies

My question: Are these listed in order of scope, meaning more powerful and comprehensive options as one reads down the list? If "yes", then: What types of cookies are further blocked by going from #1 above to #2? What types of cookies are further blocked by going from #2 to #3? What types of cookies are further blocked by going from #3 to #4? Answers to the above would be helpful in deciding which level of blocking to choose.

Asked by Quenchoo 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago