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Can't Undo permanent private browsing...?

I was messing around with Privacy & Security settings. Under Cookies & Site Data, I checked Delete Cookies & Site Data when Firefox closes. I've decided I d… (read more)

I was messing around with Privacy & Security settings. Under Cookies & Site Data, I checked Delete Cookies & Site Data when Firefox closes. I've decided I don't like it and want to uncheck it. But now it's greyed out and I can't find any way to change it back. It says I'm in permanent private browsing mode. There MUST be a way to change this back to how it was! What is it???

Asked by BlueAZ 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Forgot My firefox account password

I tried to install lockwise on my mobile, but unfortunately I forgot my password to my account, which contain all the information. Luckily I have access to the associated… (read more)

I tried to install lockwise on my mobile, but unfortunately I forgot my password to my account, which contain all the information. Luckily I have access to the associated email also the account is logged in on my laptop. But when resetting the password, I got a warning that I might lose some of my saved password and bookmarks, which I really don't want. Is there still anyway for me save my account without loosing any of my contents ?

Asked by Ahsan 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Printing in A4 is damaged

Printing is damaged. All margins are set to zero. When you look at the print preview, you can see that the width of the document must be smaller and the height must be la… (read more)

Printing is damaged. All margins are set to zero. When you look at the print preview, you can see that the width of the document must be smaller and the height must be larger. With the red boxes, I made sure that it was A4. It is displayed correctly in other browsers, but not in Firefox. See the screenshot. What can I do?

Asked by Patrick Gommers 2 years ago

Answered by Patrick Gommers 2 years ago

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firefox 89 unusable: washed out, blurry text, transparent background

I'm using Xubuntu 20.04, yesterday Firefox was updated to version 89 and it is completely unusable. The issues are many: the colors are washed out, the text is blurry, an… (read more)

I'm using Xubuntu 20.04, yesterday Firefox was updated to version 89 and it is completely unusable. The issues are many: the colors are washed out, the text is blurry, and the window is now semi-transparent (I can see the desktop). The best way to describe it is with a screenshot, I'm attaching one for v89 (horrible) and one for the v75 (perfect), to which I have reverted and I'm using now. As you can see, v89 is almost unusable, with some pages completely impossible to read. I found a couple of pages describing similar problems, all referring to this page, but that solution had no effect whatsoever for me. I found also someone suggesting to disable proton, also ineffective (sorry, I forgot to copy the link.)

Asked by sbucc 12 months ago

Answered by cor-el 12 months ago

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I can't open a Spotify URI from Firefox

I can't open a Spotify URI from Firefox But I can open it from command line using the --uri option. As in, this works fine from the terminal: spotify --uri="spotify:ar… (read more)

I can't open a Spotify URI from Firefox But I can open it from command line using the --uri option. As in, this works fine from the terminal:

spotify --uri="spotify:artist:6OqhFYFJDnBBHas02HopPT"

and whatever Firefox is doing just launches Spotify without navigating to the thing indicated by the URI

Is there, perchance, a simple file edit I can do that will fix this for me?

Asked by patrickmcgorrill 2 years ago

Answered by patrickmcgorrill 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes

2020年に入り、firefoxが頻繁にクラッシュようになりました。 『firefox』『Windows』『ドライバー』『セキュリティソフト』それぞれの更新は問題なし セーフモードでも頻繁にクラッシュが発生いたします。 firefoxのリフレッシュを行い、ブックマークやプラグインなども見直しましたが 改善されません。 また、同PC上の別ブ… (read more)

2020年に入り、firefoxが頻繁にクラッシュようになりました。

『firefox』『Windows』『ドライバー』『セキュリティソフト』それぞれの更新は問題なし セーフモードでも頻繁にクラッシュが発生いたします。 firefoxのリフレッシュを行い、ブックマークやプラグインなども見直しましたが 改善されません。 また、同PC上の別ブラウザ(chromeなど)ではクラッシュなどの問題は発生いたしません。

解決策がございましたら、ご教授いただけますと幸いです。

クラッシュ ID: bp-9df6cbf6-acbc-4b8a-8cad-7575d0200418

Asked by maru9_the_fool 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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I can't load youtube in firefox

When I open youtube, there´s nothing wrong. But when I sign in with my account, the page stops working. It only happens with firefox, chrome an edge doesn't do that. … (read more)

When I open youtube, there´s nothing wrong. But when I sign in with my account, the page stops working. It only happens with firefox, chrome an edge doesn't do that.

Asked by lorenpan12 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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I am trying to migrate from Thunderbird under Windows 7 to Thunderbird on Mac OS (High Sierra). Need to move profile info to the new machine

Not sure if this is the correct place to post my question, given the separation of Thunderbird from Mozilla. If this is not the right place, I'd appreciate a link to the … (read more)

Not sure if this is the correct place to post my question, given the separation of Thunderbird from Mozilla. If this is not the right place, I'd appreciate a link to the correct one.

I'm new to Mac OS, have been a long time Windows-7 user, and long ago was a UNIX user at my then employer. But it's past time to say goodby to Redmond.

I want to transfer my Firefox Thunderbird email history as well as my address book etc. from the Windows 7 installation of Firefox Thunderbird, (which says it's "68.8.0 (32-bit)", it was updated today, May 10) over to the new (to me) MacBook-Pro Firefox Thunderbird (version latest as of May 9, so far haven't figured out how to cause the Mac Thunderbird to show it's version info)

While the instructions for copying the profile info on the Windows machine and transferring to another Windows machine are clear, and the instructions for copying an existing Mac profile and transferring to a new Mac are clear, I am unable to find any information on how to move the Windows files to the Mac installation.

I tried copying everything in the Windows "Thunderbird" directory to a flash drive, then tried replacing the Thunderbird files on the Mac with the copied files but that didn't work.

What is the procedure I should be following? For the moment I'll be keeping the Win-7 machine "alive" but would really like to abandon it soon.

Thanks for any suggestions.

(edited the question to change Firefox to Thunderbird - c)

Asked by joe.west1 2 years ago

Answered by sfhowes 2 years ago

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Youtube video takes too long to unpause

Whenever I open a youtube video, go to other tabs, come back after some time and unpause it, it either takes 1-2 seconds for it to start, or the video unpauses without so… (read more)

Whenever I open a youtube video, go to other tabs, come back after some time and unpause it, it either takes 1-2 seconds for it to start, or the video unpauses without sound, which comes back after 1-2 seconds. Is this normal? If it is, is there a setting I can change?

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How to select what tabs to restore on start?

So firefox is crashing because of many tabs opened. How can I run a command line parameter to select the tabs to restore like it used to be handled? I dont want to lose a… (read more)

So firefox is crashing because of many tabs opened. How can I run a command line parameter to select the tabs to restore like it used to be handled? I dont want to lose all the tabs hopefully closing some will fix the issue.

Asked by Snippet 1 year ago

Answered by Snippet 1 year ago

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FF75: Disable urlbar expansion

Is there a preference to disable the expansion of the urlbar (aka address bar, awesome bar, mega bar) without disabling its new features? When expanded, it covers part of… (read more)

Is there a preference to disable the expansion of the urlbar (aka address bar, awesome bar, mega bar) without disabling its new features? When expanded, it covers part of my bookmarks bar and makes it harder to click the bookmarks. Also I dislike the chunky UI look.

Things I've tried that did not solve my problem:

  • browser.urlbar.megabar: This is gone in 75.0.
  • browser.urlbar.update1: This disables the expansion, but also disables the new icons, suggestions, etc.
  • browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus: I don't know what this does but it wasn't it.
  • ui.prefersReducedMotion: This disables the animation, but the bar is still expanded.
  • Search with the Firefox address bar: There is no information there about the expansion.

I'm hoping there is a browser.urlbar.update1.expand or similar that I can toggle off. If there definitely isn't, please confirm so I can submit a bug.

Asked by P1h3r1e3d13 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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When window opens, it's not in Normal mode

Hello, I link many items to Pinterest from my page. In the past, when I clicked the Pinterest button, the new window would open up in normal mode. For some reason, now … (read more)

Hello, I link many items to Pinterest from my page. In the past, when I clicked the Pinterest button, the new window would open up in normal mode. For some reason, now when I click it, it opens Normal (I guess), but it's a very small window. I've tried to resize it so it opens that way next time, but nothing saves. Do any of you have suggestions on how I can fix that? It's a pain having to resize the window every time. Thanks so much.

Asked by info2152 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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FIREFOX 75 UPDATE: How to change internet address bar dropdown to display most visited sites?

How to change the browser.urlbar.maxRichResults in about:config to display more recently viewed websites in the drop-down list in the address bar after Firefox 75 update?… (read more)

How to change the browser.urlbar.maxRichResults in about:config to display more recently viewed websites in the drop-down list in the address bar after Firefox 75 update? I only see 6 results when I had it set to about 20 before.

I have gone to browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus and changed that setting to False thinking that would help but all that has done is eliminated the entire drop-down list altogether when the address bar is clicked.

I checked my browsing privacy options in the settings menu within Firefox and it appears everything remains exactly as before, prior to update. Maybe there is some special combo of settings and about:config options that can bring the drop-down menu back that I enjoyed so much prior to update version 75.

Any recommendations?

Asked by Lucardy 2 years ago

Last reply by Lucardy 1 year ago

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New versions of Firefox are very slow for download speeds. 50% of what is available from my provider. Safari is at 100%. Is this from security and filters ?

Recently updated to the latest 2 versions and Firefox is failing download speed wise. Upload speeds are what they should be. I have ran speed tests from multiple sources… (read more)

Recently updated to the latest 2 versions and Firefox is failing download speed wise. Upload speeds are what they should be. I have ran speed tests from multiple sources and all return a similar range - 40-60Mbps. My provider speed is 100Mbps. I have run the same tests with Safari and it is operating at 100% speed wise. Are new security features and / or tracking filters responsible for this slow down ?

Asked by bobbymacbean 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Why is FF so set against accessibility?

For the last at least 25 releases, FF has gotten continually more hostile to someone like me who is visually impaired. I had read that FF was going to stop using the hamb… (read more)

For the last at least 25 releases, FF has gotten continually more hostile to someone like me who is visually impaired. I had read that FF was going to stop using the hamburger for menus because screen readers couldn't process it. That has not happened. Hamburgers, paper airplanes, icons instead of text, triple dots, and selector switches to turn settings on and off are all anti-accessibility. I don't like any of those features anyway. What is wrong with words like, "Menu," "Submit," or "Send"? This has been getting worse and worse over time. I don't know if the developers for FF are simply oblivious to the problems that they are causing or if they know but don't care. Gmail is worse but it seems like FF is following Google. What a horrible thing to do for accessibility, among other things. At least, though, Gmail on my phone can use the pinch technique to make the text larger. Firefox on my Android phone will not allow that. I cannot enlarge text in any window in the native FF phone app. This anti-accessibility is to pervasive it seems deliberate. Why is this being done????

Asked by drduncan 2 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

Which Mozilla version is the latest includes update options

Which Mozilla version is the latest which includes ((update options )) I still use windows 7 32 bit My system is not compatible for 10 The new version makes trouble… (read more)

Which Mozilla version is the latest which includes ((update options )) I still use windows 7 32 bit My system is not compatible for 10 The new version makes trouble with window 7, so I uninstalled It goes crashing when opens I read many topics using old version does not solve the problem For me it solves When I install new version ( 90 or newer ) it shows black screen when opens But with old versions, it does not show --- Now I tried 75 it contains option but the update still runs though I have chosen Check for updates but let you choose to install them

Asked by mohammad Ahmad 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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Live videos laggy and hold delay

Hi, Really liking the Firefox preview for android. I've switched over from Google (chrome mainly) due to a bug in their sync feature which caused me to lose everything.(3… (read more)

Hi, Really liking the Firefox preview for android. I've switched over from Google (chrome mainly) due to a bug in their sync feature which caused me to lose everything.(300+ passwords, bookmarks etc) Now I'm going through all the websites I used and resetting my passwords to use Firefoxs password manager I was on a..Live cam website one where you can CHAT and BATE specifically, and the videos are incredibly laggy and slow. Chrome,Edge etc work perfectly. Any suggestions?

Also is it possible to change the hold duration to something a bit shorter? For example holdings a link to open in a new tab

Cheers!

Asked by Jake 2 years ago

Last reply by Jake 2 years ago