Proton Tabs Are Undistinguishable! Please Fix!

Please, PLEASE put back the space between the tabs in the Proton version of Firefox. As a web designer, I don't understand how any designer on your staff or any superviso… (read more)

Please, PLEASE put back the space between the tabs in the Proton version of Firefox. As a web designer, I don't understand how any designer on your staff or any supervisor would okay what looks like a seamless tab bar. The UX is horrible.

I've temporarily changed the about:config to mimic Photon. But I understand you are going to get rid of that ability in the about:config file.

Why do you tweak a decent UI into an unusable one? This is becoming an epidemic. Similar things happen on Facebook and with Photoshop (where "upgrades" make parts of the application unusable—that is, they no longer work).

Asked by JeffGates 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

I don't like the new tabs in the 89 update

I'm really not liking the new look of the tabs in the 89 update to the point where I'm about ready to find a new browser. Is there a way to revert to the previous look? … (read more)

I'm really not liking the new look of the tabs in the 89 update to the point where I'm about ready to find a new browser. Is there a way to revert to the previous look?

Asked by littleandkirk 6 days ago

Last reply by LEE 5 days ago

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back...

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back... I have vision problems and am totally ignorant about computers. I finally found FF and the last ve… (read more)

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back... I have vision problems and am totally ignorant about computers. I finally found FF and the last version was PERFECT. I could clearly see it, knew how to use it, and LOVED it and I WANT IT BACK. SIMPLY... Because I am so ignorant, the instructions I have seen so far might have been written in a foreign language. Is there a SIMPLE way to restore the OLD LOOK and feel. Keeping all the new security and other stuff is fine...although I was fine with the way it was, but I will have to find another browser if someone cannot help me fix the image back to the way it was. Please, why do they upgrade this stuff and not leave a way to keep the old look for those of us who don't want to change? If anyone can help me...I would really appreciate it. Thank you.

Asked by CelesteJak 2 days ago

Last reply by wapachoo 1 day ago

v.89 proton disabled

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want. I would like to have a simple selection in FF … (read more)

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want.

I would like to have a simple selection in FF Preferences to turn OFF the Proton stuff. I am not an IT geek and I'm not comfortable doing things like changing CSS code - if I knew how to do that stuff, I'd be using Linux not Windows. Since I'm stuck with Windows, I rely on a good browser like FF v.88 to take care of the technical stuff.

Version 89 seems to be OK with Proton shut off, but I hear this is a temporary fix. I also don't know if shutting off Proton fixed the spacing nightmare in Bookmarks - I lost mine reloading v.88 and haven't had a chance to look for them. (v.89 is on the PC upstairs - this one is still on v.88.)

For some context on the anger at FF's change, those of us who use Facebook on a regular basis were forced into a horrendous update in late 2021 which barely works, and Facebook continuously changes code, fixing what isn't broken. To find that the browser we've relied on for years did the same with no warning is very upsetting.

I'd like to get a message directly to Mozilla but "Submit Feedback" has been shut down for over a week.

Asked by fidservant 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Linux Mozilla VPN keeps crashing

Not sure what happened, it was working fine last week. Turned on the system today and it just crashes, window pops open for a second and closes. I read up on this error b… (read more)

Not sure what happened, it was working fine last week. Turned on the system today and it just crashes, window pops open for a second and closes. I read up on this error but it seems to indicate it's trying to access something outside of it's permission range:

~$ mozillavpn

Segmentation fault (core dumped)

So I ran it elevated (sudo), just to test, it works but it's not supposed to run this way.

I uninstalled, reinstalled, same results. I uninstalled, renamed the ./mozilla/firefox folder to wipe settings, reinstalled same effect.

Asked by ptuchtenhagen 1 week ago

Last reply by Dan K 1 day ago

change tab colors

This latest update makes everything gray on the screen and you can't tell one tab from another. How do you change the color scheme? Why'd they make it so ugly? And why… (read more)

This latest update makes everything gray on the screen and you can't tell one tab from another. How do you change the color scheme? Why'd they make it so ugly? And why didn't they put this answer on the home page?

Asked by s.a.barker 1 week ago

Last reply by nerkalis 6 days ago

How to rollback v.89 upgrade. Looks like crap. Lost functionality.

Netflix quit working today. It said my browser version was no longer supported. I updated from v.86 to v.89. It looks like crap. New tab + icon is gone. "tab bar" is not … (read more)

Netflix quit working today. It said my browser version was no longer supported. I updated from v.86 to v.89. It looks like crap. New tab + icon is gone. "tab bar" is not transparent or dark mode. And guess what: Netflix still doesn't work. That's probably their problem but now I have no Netflix, weird crap on the whatever bar, add-on icons are gone, and this big gaudy tab bar.

How do I rollback to a previous version? I'd rather not have excuses or sales pitches as to why 89 is better from the newer-is-better crowd. For me 89 is NOT better.

So, how do I rollback to a previous version?

Asked by dammitdanvr 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Hate (HATE) new appearance of FF after 89.0 update.

After updating to 89.0 the appearance of FF is horrendous. that light coloring, change of tabs, and etc. I want to revert to the color schemes I have before. How do I do … (read more)

After updating to 89.0 the appearance of FF is horrendous. that light coloring, change of tabs, and etc. I want to revert to the color schemes I have before. How do I do that? It is so ugly, I will seriously go back to Google Chrome if I cannot; and that is a huge statement coming from me.

Asked by Raubhautz 1 week ago

Last reply by IP_Central 1 week ago

reverting to a previous version

to keep things short im trying o find a way to revert to before the most recent update (89.0), the new layout and organization changes are more or less causing no end of … (read more)

to keep things short im trying o find a way to revert to before the most recent update (89.0), the new layout and organization changes are more or less causing no end of issues for me both in function and causing my anxiety issues to spike from everything being unfamiliar and i need to find a way to revert.

Asked by rook999 1 week ago

Last reply by andyfallows 3 days ago

Gmail "NS_ERROR_NET_INADEQUATE_SECURITY" on Thunderbird 78.11.0 (64-bit) on Debian 10 LXQt

Greetings Forum: After an upgrade, I noticed my Thunderbird installation on Debian 11 LXQt was no longer able to update email for any of my previously configured gmail ac… (read more)

Greetings Forum:

After an upgrade, I noticed my Thunderbird installation on Debian 11 LXQt was no longer able to update email for any of my previously configured gmail accounts. Non-gmail accounts on the same TB installation are unaffected. The bottom window where I normally read emails shows:

Your connection is not secure

The website tried to negotiate an inadequate level of security.

live.thunderbird.net uses security technology that is outdated and vulnerable to attack. An attacker could easily reveal information which you thought to be safe. The website administrator will need to fix the server first before you can visit the site.

Error code: NS_ERROR_NET_INADEQUATE_SECURITY

I have not made any changes on the gmail side and I can still access the gmail account directly via WUI as well as my android app. Does anybody have any suggestions?

Asked by psilospiral 14 hours ago

Last reply by Olivier 2 minutes ago

Thunderbird fails to connect to gmail

Thunderbird (78.11.0) reports NS_ERROR_NET_INADEQUATE_SECURITY and won't connect to gmail.com. This started this morning after the new Thunderbird update. I have filed a … (read more)

Thunderbird (78.11.0) reports NS_ERROR_NET_INADEQUATE_SECURITY and won't connect to gmail.com. This started this morning after the new Thunderbird update. I have filed a bug with Mozilla, but I'm wondering if there are solutions.

Asked by mccfrank 19 hours ago

Last reply by psilospiral 5 hours ago

Lost folders

Today while trying to fix a login problem I had to remove an email account to update a password and when I logged back in several folders I had saved e-mails to were gone… (read more)

Today while trying to fix a login problem I had to remove an email account to update a password and when I logged back in several folders I had saved e-mails to were gone. Is there a way to recover them?

Asked by jcar2 1 day ago

Last reply by Matt 5 hours ago

Icons In Header Area Impossible to See In New Format

I am starting a new thread and repeating what I had written in the old thread which had too many responses to follow coherently. I am not sure what td47 means as I don't … (read more)

I am starting a new thread and repeating what I had written in the old thread which had too many responses to follow coherently.

I am not sure what td47 means as I don't have this issue as I only use DuckDuckGo which is there when open a new tab.

What want to know how you get the icons in the header of the screen to be "seeable". I believe with my header I always had white print which is now nearly invisible. Not only that but all the icons up there shrank and became outlines only instead of solid objects! I have cats batik_01 theme. It seems all the themes I have ever used had write print but I got by ok til now. Is it that I have to have a lighter toned theme in order to see everything up there again or what?

I'd take a screenshot but you can't of the header/or I don't know how to do this.

Asked by tek360 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 16 hours ago

Firefox is all white when I open it. The buttons are there, but it is not visible.

This started happening since the last proton update. When I open Firefox, it's completely white. I can guess and press the minimize, maximize, and close keys but not… (read more)

  1. This started happening since the last proton update.
  2. When I open Firefox, it's completely white.
  3. I can guess and press the minimize, maximize, and close keys but nothing is visible.
  4. I tried opening Firefox in safe mode from command prompt, but even the UI for the prompt for it is white.
  5. I am not sure what to do from here on out.
  6. Please help. I am unable to use the browser since the proton update.

Asked by wexap75930 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

How do I get rid of the update that was just done????

The bookmarks are now all spaced out so they can't be read and they take up 2 to 3 times more space. This is AWFUL. The tabs are now "floating around" so they don't look … (read more)

The bookmarks are now all spaced out so they can't be read and they take up 2 to 3 times more space. This is AWFUL. The tabs are now "floating around" so they don't look like tabs and also CAN'T BE READ. Isn't there anyone there that knows how to do graphics? Both of these things were just fine and DID NOT need to be changed. And now they're awful and unusable.

How do I change them back?

Asked by carole9 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Firefox 88 | Fat toolbar | Fat tabs | Fat menu | Fat everything (compare screenshots with FF 88)

subject: After update to Firefox 88 we got fat toolbar, fat tabs, fat menu, fat spaces between icons (compare screenshots with FF 87...88) in attach! Why did you do that?… (read more)

subject: After update to Firefox 88 we got fat toolbar, fat tabs, fat menu, fat spaces between icons (compare screenshots with FF 87...88) in attach! Why did you do that? WHY? Why don't realize that there are many people sit with laptop/notebooks with screens HD 1366 * 768 new thick menus and tabs look terribly, half the content slides down, a third of the screen takes your non-sense fatty tabs and spaces!

Asked by zemixboy 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Firefox's horrible new look!

Ok, is Firefox now run by gmail and Bill Gates? This new 'look' is horrible, hurts the eyes and irritates the soul, much like like gmail (which is why I use the basic HTM… (read more)

Ok, is Firefox now run by gmail and Bill Gates? This new 'look' is horrible, hurts the eyes and irritates the soul, much like like gmail (which is why I use the basic HTML view there). And like the idiots at Microsoft, every new version is worse than the last (For God's sake, bring back windows 98! It worked, was easy to use, and had a great look, unlike the new Firefox!!!).

Asked by solanco82 3 days ago

Last reply by zemixboy 3 days ago