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deletin fiefox plugins

I want to get rid of adblock which I installed as an add on. It doesnt work very well for my browsing needs and is continually getting in the way with selling pleas. So h… (read more)

I want to get rid of adblock which I installed as an add on.

It doesnt work very well for my browsing needs and is continually getting in the way with selling pleas.

So how to get rid of it ? I do see that I can get a list in firefox of installed add-ins, so why cant I click on a delete delete button alongside the add-ins that I don't want ?

Asked by angryMozillaUser 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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How do I switch back to the style prior to version 89.0?

The color scheme and the look of the browser are awful, and it's hard to see the plus sign to open a new tab. I would like to switch back to the previous color and style… (read more)

The color scheme and the look of the browser are awful, and it's hard to see the plus sign to open a new tab. I would like to switch back to the previous color and style scheme (rectangular tabs and all). How can I do this?

Asked by Browzilla 2 months ago

Answered by Seburo 2 months ago

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How to stop the search from jumping to the address bar when typing on Firefox Home

I have Firefox home with a search engine as home page, but since the update to 89, when I try to type into the search box, it jumps to the address bar. This is very anno… (read more)

I have Firefox home with a search engine as home page, but since the update to 89, when I try to type into the search box, it jumps to the address bar. This is very annoying. Can it be fixed? I do not want to use the address bar this way. I found a help that said to open the application menu and click "customize" but there is no "customize" option there. In the attached photo, I clicked in the search box to place the cursor there, but as soon as I began typing, it jumped to the address bar. This has never happened to me before in the 15 years I have used Firefox. I am a recent convert to Linux (about 1 year now) and am using Mint 19.3, Cinnamon 4.4.8, if that makes a difference.

Asked by bonnie here 1 month ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 month ago

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Cannot stop Firefox using the address bar as a search function

When I try and use the search bar in google to search anything, what ever I type appears in the address bar instead. Sometimes it trys to create a URL for what I am typin… (read more)

When I try and use the search bar in google to search anything, what ever I type appears in the address bar instead. Sometimes it trys to create a URL for what I am typing and fails.

I want to stop Firefox from using the address bar as the means of searching. I have read solutions online about changing things in about:config, however, this is not working fully.

It will only work it only works if I open up a new window. If I try and open up a tab it returns to trying to create a URL from my search requirements.

I have also tried the preference screen and nothing in there resolves the problem either.

Asked by stephenhicks1974 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Showing PDF in browser doesn't work

Hi all, I use Firefox. On https://www.archivesspace-pi.nl/repositories/11/archival_objects/42349 we want to show the pdf in the browser but, unfortunately, this doesn't w… (read more)

Hi all,

I use Firefox. On https://www.archivesspace-pi.nl/repositories/11/archival_objects/42349 we want to show the pdf in the browser but, unfortunately, this doesn't work (the downloading of the pdf functions well, by the way). Trying to solve the problem I did download the PDF-reader, but it still does'nt work. (In Chrome and Edge the showing of pdf's is no problem). What do I have to do?

Thanks for the help/advice!

Ruerd

Asked by info5834 6 days ago

Answered by JP 5 days ago

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Upper menu bar

My Firefox Browser on Windows 10 is 88.0.1 Version. Before updating (today to 90.0.2), I should know if the new versions will maintain the upper menu bar as an usual defa… (read more)

My Firefox Browser on Windows 10 is 88.0.1 Version. Before updating (today to 90.0.2), I should know if the new versions will maintain the upper menu bar as an usual default. Thanks.

Asked by r.t@g en Ffx 6 days ago

Answered by JP 5 days ago

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search box on Firefox home page

Trying to use the seach box in the centre of the Firefox homepage (google search engine) .. everything I type goes up to the address bar . Tried changing settings - I se… (read more)

Trying to use the seach box in the centre of the Firefox homepage (google search engine) .. everything I type goes up to the address bar . Tried changing settings - I see there's a search box option in the 'tool bar' which looks to be up at the side of the address bar. cant understand why we need another one as well as the one in the centre.

Also by turning off suggestions and not choosing the 'search box option in the 'tool bar' , the address bar is now only accepting URLs so searching isnt working.

So ..1. Is the search box in the centre no use?

        2.  Does search work with all suggestions turned off?

Asked by brian.pitchford 6 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 days ago

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Add-ins not visible after update to 90.0.2

After the update to version 90.0.2, my add-ins are not visible in the bookmarks toolbar. All are still enabled in the add-in page but cannot find them in the view or tool… (read more)

After the update to version 90.0.2, my add-ins are not visible in the bookmarks toolbar. All are still enabled in the add-in page but cannot find them in the view or toolbars. How do I get this working again????

Asked by rocketman71 6 days ago

Answered by rocketman71 6 days ago

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Touchpad natural scroll

I can't find a way to enable natural scroll with the touchpad - down movement on the touchpad means the screen moves down - in Firefox. I've gone into about:config and se… (read more)

I can't find a way to enable natural scroll with the touchpad - down movement on the touchpad means the screen moves down - in Firefox. I've gone into about:config and set mousewheel.default.delta_multiplier_y to -100, but that only affects the mouse, not the trackpad.

Asked by r.t.smith.three 6 days ago

Answered by r.t.smith.three 4 days ago

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Screen shot tool

My screen shot tool disappeared this week, as did my "share" option (email, Twitter, FB, etc.). What happened? How can I put them back on my toolbar? Also, looking for a… (read more)

My screen shot tool disappeared this week, as did my "share" option (email, Twitter, FB, etc.).

What happened? How can I put them back on my toolbar?

Also, looking for a hopeful solution without having to add a third Firefox bar. It makes my screen (small laptop) too small.

TIA, Susan

Asked by susanbuchert 6 days ago

Answered by TerryN21 6 days ago

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Firefox hijacking Goolge search

I'm trying to completely turn off the address search bar function in Firefox. It' so annoying! I go to google. Start to type in the search bar on the page but all my typi… (read more)

I'm trying to completely turn off the address search bar function in Firefox. It' so annoying! I go to google. Start to type in the search bar on the page but all my typing ends up in the address bar. So frustrating! If I wanted to search from the address bar I wouldn't have gone to Google to do it. I DON'T want to search from the address bar EVER! So please don't say 'why don't you just..x,y or z'. I've managed to turn off all the address bar suggestions and whatnot with about a dozen different setting which is ridiculous. Turning off the rich results should fix everything but it doesn't. No mater what I try I cannot get text to appear in the Google search bar. So basically Firefox has stolen the functionality of the Google webpage for me. I've been using Firefox for a long time but lately I'm been questioning why a lot. Anyway, any suggestions to stop Firefox from hijacking my search would be appreciated.

Asked by bpereira 5 days ago

Answered by TerryN21 5 days ago

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Make inbox font bigger in Thunderbird email client

The inbox font in the Thunderbird email client on my Mac is super tiny, and it's very hard to read. I can't figure out how to make it larger. Is there a way to do this? I… (read more)

The inbox font in the Thunderbird email client on my Mac is super tiny, and it's very hard to read. I can't figure out how to make it larger. Is there a way to do this? I really like Thunderbird so far, but if I can't read it, I can't use it.

Thanks! Mark

Asked by mdeaton 5 days ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 4 days ago

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Can't find Personalize button in the new tab

hi, I am on mac using 90.0.2 (64-bit). When I open a new tab, I don't see "Personalize" button anymore. How can I customize contents of the new tab? thanks, Thiha … (read more)

hi,

I am on mac using 90.0.2 (64-bit). When I open a new tab, I don't see "Personalize" button anymore. How can I customize contents of the new tab?

thanks, Thiha

Asked by thiha1 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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Why can I not set Firefox to default view desktop site?

I mean I guess it was most likely part of the developer teams goal of completely ruining Firefox mobile, but in case it wasn't. Why WHY in the name of all that is holy is… (read more)

I mean I guess it was most likely part of the developer teams goal of completely ruining Firefox mobile, but in case it wasn't. Why WHY in the name of all that is holy is this not a feature? If i want the desktop site, and set's it manually it usually loads just fine. But if i sneeze or think about changing tabs or clicking a link, it reverts to the crappy mobile version... I want it to default to the desktop site.....

Asked by SleptOver 4 days ago

Answered by Seburo 4 days ago

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i cant find screens shoot tools ?

in the past screen shoot add was appear when " Right-click on an empty part of the page and select Take Screenshot " but since the last update i cant found it ! i tried t… (read more)

in the past screen shoot add was appear when " Right-click on an empty part of the page and select Take Screenshot " but since the last update i cant found it ! i tried to do what is written in this article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/take-screenshots-firefox but i think its not work now

Asked by mjd7410 4 days ago

Answered by TerryN21 3 days ago

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previous version of firefox

My favorite add-ons aren't available with this newest version. I while ago I had prevented the update so that I could help using them. Now I've gotten a new ANDROID devic… (read more)

My favorite add-ons aren't available with this newest version. I while ago I had prevented the update so that I could help using them. Now I've gotten a new ANDROID device and I don't know what version I need. I do know that I was able to look for add-ons unlike this version that appears to just show me some I can pick if I want, but there's no add-on browsing page likes there was.

Asked by djmaynyrd 4 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 days ago

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Thunderbird main screen font size

Since font size is controlled in Firefox by CTL +/- why not the same for the main screen in Thunderbird? Eyesight requires larger characters. Simple solution best. Past … (read more)

Since font size is controlled in Firefox by CTL +/- why not the same for the main screen in Thunderbird? Eyesight requires larger characters. Simple solution best. Past my time to futz.

Asked by rkau 4 days ago

Answered by rkau 1 day ago