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No casting option on Firefox yet!

Its 2020 man! Why are we (Mozilla community) still missing content casting feature just like Google Chrome and other browsers. Even the new Microsoft Edge Chromium have t… (read more)

Its 2020 man!

Why are we (Mozilla community) still missing content casting feature just like Google Chrome and other browsers. Even the new Microsoft Edge Chromium have that feature. I usually stream a lot of content and this feature, for me, is indispensable.

Furthermore, I am not asking for any workaround or extensions. There should be a native casting feature on Mozilla Firefox too just like other browsers.

Regards, VIVEK

Asked by Vivek Rao Anand 1 month ago

Last reply by Scott 1 day ago

Pinch Zoom Functionality

Q: Does anyone know if Firefox has maybe re-instated pinch zoom functionality for Mac users? Or if there is a decent work around available yet? And if not, anyone have … (read more)

Q: Does anyone know if Firefox has maybe re-instated pinch zoom functionality for Mac users?

Or if there is a decent work around available yet?

And if not, anyone have a good answer as to why Firefox overlooked it in their last major update? Seems rather shortsighted to me. Not being able to pinch zoom on my mac trackpad is highly frustrating. It's pretty much a deal breaker, making me want to migrate back to Chrome or elsewhere. Which is sad, because I thought I'd finally escaped Google for browsing.

Asked by seanyful 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Dark Mode isn't "Dark"

Dark mode is a great feature and one of the reasons I love android. Especially with an OLED screen to conserve battery power but also save the eyes. Firefox's dark mode … (read more)

Dark mode is a great feature and one of the reasons I love android. Especially with an OLED screen to conserve battery power but also save the eyes.

Firefox's dark mode is not for the following reasons.

- in between tabs/websites when the page data is loading a blaring white screen is displayed. This when contrasted to a website that is dark using DarkReader is quite blinding.

- It's dark but it as most reputable apps are offering a OLED dark mode to allow for the battery saving feature of having pixels being turned off. This should be enabled as a Firefox option or allow themes to do this for you.

I'm using - Firefox - Firefox beta

Asked by dpenfold95 2 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 months ago

Potentially Unwanted Programmes as Firefox Extension.

Hi, Malware and Adware scanning fetched two results and they are associated with Mozilla Firefox. I attach two screenshots. Please solve the problem. Thanks. … (read more)

Hi,

Malware and Adware scanning fetched two results and they are associated with Mozilla Firefox. I attach two screenshots. Please solve the problem.

Thanks.

Asked by ajhareendran 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

PDFs are always downloaded and local copy opened instead of in-browser

Hello, at some point in the recent updates (with FF 80? I can't say as I have skipped a few updates over summer and only recently updated again to the most recent Beta), … (read more)

Hello, at some point in the recent updates (with FF 80? I can't say as I have skipped a few updates over summer and only recently updated again to the most recent Beta), the way in which my Firefox browser handles PDFs has changed. After quite a bit of research and scouring through other threads I haven't been able to find a way to reverse it. I do hope there is...

-PREVIOUS BEHAVIOUR- 1) When I clicked on a link to randomsite.com/example.pdf, FF would open the PDF within the browser, either in the same tab or (if I requested it) in a new tab or window. The URL line would show "randomsite.com/example.pdf 2) The only exception was where a website had forced the PDF to be downloaded, in which case the dialogue asking me how I wanted to open the file would appear. In earlier days, in that case I had to pick Adobe or Preview or similar, more recently the dialogue also allowed me to open the file in Firefox. In that case, the URL line would show the local URL, i.e. "file:///Users/Michael/Downloads/example.pdf"

-CURRENT BEHAVIOUR- 1) What now happens is for any PDF I click on whatsoever, Firefox forces me to download it. Depending on what I put in about:preferences, I either get the dialog window asking me to make a choice, or it directly opens a new Firefox tab, but crucially it still downloads the file and shows me the local URL of it.

-WHAT I WOULD LIKE- A way to revert to the previous behavior where for 90% of PDFs, I never downloaded them but just viewed them in-browser. I look at a large number of different PDF files online every day for my work and I certainly don't want to download all of them and having to de-clutter my download folder all the time.

-WHAT I HAVE TRIED- - I went to "Applications" in about:preferences. I can set the relevant entries for PDF files to "Always ask" or to "Open in Firefox" but even with the latter set, it still downloads them and opens the local copy, rather than not saving a local copy in /Downloads/ at all. - I have checked in about:config and "pdfjs.disabled" is set to "false" as it should be

I don't think I have any extensions or add-ons related to PDFs, in any case I haven't installed any new ones recently.

Any clues appreciated, my overflowing Downloads folder is grateful.

Asked by mbimmler 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

MSN does not load properly.

MSN does not work correctly.The slide show does not show the arrows that enable one to move back and forward. This has been going on for a few updates now. Also the refr… (read more)

MSN does not work correctly.The slide show does not show the arrows that enable one to move back and forward. This has been going on for a few updates now. Also the refresh/stop button does not always work. I have to use Opera to get onto email and to read any news/articles on MSN.

Asked by toniwalker10 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Media control bug

Firefox 81, media control function has a bug. All the sites that I use work with it normally. Except VK. Controlling functions like pause, prev or next are working ok. Bu… (read more)

Firefox 81, media control function has a bug. All the sites that I use work with it normally. Except VK. Controlling functions like pause, prev or next are working ok. But system media pad always shows title and cover only of the very first track has been played.

Asked by 1ector 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

roll back to 68

How can we get Firefox to roll back the recent, very unpopular updates? What was the greatest browser is now unusable. They took a great product and utterly destroyed it.… (read more)

How can we get Firefox to roll back the recent, very unpopular updates? What was the greatest browser is now unusable. They took a great product and utterly destroyed it. At least give us the option of a Firefox Classic.

Asked by brendajjq 2 months ago

Last reply by Sanjeeb Kumar 2 months ago

Firefox profile not accessable or can't be found

Since installing Big Sur on my iMac I, when I click on a url in a Apple Mail email I get the "profile not accessible" message. If Firefox happens to be running when I cl… (read more)

Since installing Big Sur on my iMac I, when I click on a url in a Apple Mail email I get the "profile not accessible" message. If Firefox happens to be running when I click on the link it will work.

I've tried all of the suggestions for fixing this issue to no avail.

Just wondering if anyone else is having the same problem with Big Sur?

Asked by Dennis 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Flash zoomed after v81.0 update

After installing the 81.0 update, any flash page I go to is zoomed to the maximum and not able to unzoom. See if this page does that for you: https://radar.weather.gov/ra… (read more)

After installing the 81.0 update, any flash page I go to is zoomed to the maximum and not able to unzoom. See if this page does that for you: https://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=FWS&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

Asked by michael232 2 months ago

Last reply by philipp 2 months ago

default search engine

Why am I now having Bing show up as my default search engine when opening Firefox? I don't want Bing but can't find any way to remove it. My settings are such that Yahoo … (read more)

Why am I now having Bing show up as my default search engine when opening Firefox? I don't want Bing but can't find any way to remove it. My settings are such that Yahoo should show upon opening the browser and Google is set as my default search engine. I've uninstalled, reinstalled, check settings, etc. but I still get the damn Bing showing up as my home page and search engine. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by terrys4362 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

are you considering adding a pdf editing toolbar?

I think adding a pdf editing tool [like the one built into microsoft edge] to firefox would be a very nice introduction because it will make it easier to manage this type… (read more)

I think adding a pdf editing tool [like the one built into microsoft edge] to firefox would be a very nice introduction because it will make it easier to manage this type of documents without having to look for dodgy add-ons or sketchy websites, or even it will make unnecesary download specific apps to edit the file, and generally that is a paid option (i'm looking at you adobe). So please devs, if you make it possible, i´m sure the community will love this feature

Asked by antonionieblas01 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Ebay checkout with Paypal not working only in Firefox

I have always used ebay and paypal with firefox until last week when it changed during checkout having purchased an item It allows me to select payment method of paypal t… (read more)

I have always used ebay and paypal with firefox until last week when it changed during checkout having purchased an item

It allows me to select payment method of paypal then asks for user name and password, then it re-directs me to a screen which asks if I want to save the details for future use, I select not now and it goes off via another link to paypal and then puts up a blank text free screen with a green circle spinner in it and theire it remains forever ????????????

If I log in to paypal seperately all works fine as does checking out in the exact same way in internet explorer so it looks like a broken or blocked link within firefox ?

I have spoken to Paypal who inform me that it is a Firefox issue..................

Can anyone help please ?

Asked by cruissers 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Error code: SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE

Some websites not supports for your browser (Error code: SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE) all browsers are supports like as Google Crome, Edge, Opera, UC Browsers, Safari e… (read more)

Some websites not supports for your browser (Error code: SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE) all browsers are supports like as Google Crome, Edge, Opera, UC Browsers, Safari etc,. But Firefox Desktop version not supporting and mobile firefox is supporting. what is problem for your side, please resolve or else update your browser.

Asked by freetimelearn 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago