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web page language change

Why would a sites display language change like the link below? It is HP's website so I'd assume it is reputable. https://parts.hp.com/hpparts/Default.aspx?mscssid=&c… (read more)

Why would a sites display language change like the link below? It is HP's website so I'd assume it is reputable. https://parts.hp.com/hpparts/Default.aspx?mscssid=&cc=CZ&lang=CS&.... (image below too) I was browsing in English, it changed czech on that page, and then back to English on the following page. Should I be concerned?

Asked by Benny 2 months ago

Last reply by jkington 2 months ago

'Insecure Connection' Browser Question

While I am aware that the URL key-lock has a red line through it when a website has an insecure connection, is it still safe to visit it? The website in question is a car… (read more)

While I am aware that the URL key-lock has a red line through it when a website has an insecure connection, is it still safe to visit it?

The website in question is a care home facility but no personal information is being entered (I am just viewing information on the facility).

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Buddy2014 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

firefox clogs disk

Hello. Firefox quickly takes up all the space on the SSD. After about two days of work, there is no disk space left. Closing the browser helps, but it's not comfortable. … (read more)

Hello. Firefox quickly takes up all the space on the SSD. After about two days of work, there is no disk space left. Closing the browser helps, but it's not comfortable. Windows 10 system.

Asked by vasiliev.andrey2020 1 month ago

Last reply by spdgnzls 3 weeks ago

Black Lines all over the place!

I have suddenly got thick black lines round all text boxes, and the toolbar at the top. I can hardly see facebook for them. Would this be an update causing this? And how … (read more)

I have suddenly got thick black lines round all text boxes, and the toolbar at the top. I can hardly see facebook for them. Would this be an update causing this? And how can I get rid?

Asked by sherbetstraws 6 days ago

Last reply by user3585702 6 days ago

keyboard double typing everything, only in firefox browser

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Asked by vpadua 5 days ago

Is it safe to delete all the "app.normandy" prefs or set them to false? If not, which ones?

I did NOT enroll in any FF studies. Yet, moderator Cor-el said the app.normandy preferences will install new features and 'shield studies' anyways. I stopped downloading … (read more)

I did NOT enroll in any FF studies. Yet, moderator Cor-el said the app.normandy preferences will install new features and 'shield studies' anyways. I stopped downloading FF updates after v.84. I wanted to avoid the disastrous change to the print function that showed up on another computer. I spent hours trying to figure out what happened and how to get rid of of it. Nevertheless, Firefox installed this unwanted print 'update.' So my question is whether it is safe to turn off or delete all the app.normandy preferences in about:config ? Or do I only need to change the settings on a few? If so, which ones. What happens if I change these?

app.normandy.api_url https://normandy.cdn.mozilla.net/api/v1 app.normandy.dev_mode false app.normandy.enabled true app.normandy.first_run false app.normandy.last_seen_buildid app.normandy.logging.level 50 app.normandy.migrationsApplied 10 app.normandy.onsync_skew_sec 600 app.normandy.run_interval_seconds 21600 app.normandy.shieldLearnMoreUrl https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/%VERSION%/%OS%/%LOCALE%/shield app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.partnerlink.useAttributionURL true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.toolbars.bookmarks.2h2020 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.experiment.ebay-2020-1 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.useRemoteSetting true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.profileCreationThreshold 1896163212345 app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.provider-list [{ "name": "comcast", "canonicalName": "doh-discovery.xfinity.com", "uri": "https://doh.xfinity.com/dns-query" }] app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.network.preload true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.print.tab_modal.enabled false app.normandy.user_id 9893538f-07be-4513-8265-9124f1f967ff

"Normandy is a collection of servers, workflows, and Firefox components that enables Mozilla to remote control Firefox clients in the wild based on precise criteria."

Asked by plew29881 4 days ago

file downloads

When I try to download a file I get the message in the download progress "canceled" - Company name.com - time This happens with .pdf files and .exe files. I'm not sure ab… (read more)

When I try to download a file I get the message in the download progress "canceled" - Company name.com - time This happens with .pdf files and .exe files. I'm not sure about other files as I haven't tried them yet. Why won't these files download? Windows 10, 64 bit system.

Asked by cebuck99 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Digital certificate - ask you every time

"When a server requests your personal certificate" my preference is set to "Ask you every time" but Firefox is remembering the certificate I used last time for a site and… (read more)

"When a server requests your personal certificate" my preference is set to "Ask you every time" but Firefox is remembering the certificate I used last time for a site and does not allow me to select a different certificate. How can I change this please? My Firefox browser version is 84.0.2 (64 bit). Thanks

Asked by julie_jakings 19 hours ago

Prefer service worker on new tab open

I'm trying to use a custom start page on new tabs opening (not happy that I have to use an extension for such basic functionality btw) but my service worker does not seem… (read more)

I'm trying to use a custom start page on new tabs opening (not happy that I have to use an extension for such basic functionality btw) but my service worker does not seem to activate or used when opening. Opening a new tab takes multiple seconds.

Navigating to the site (I have my start page hosted on AWS) on an existing tab is instantaneous, as is refreshing this page once the tab is loaded. So what gives? As far as I can tell Firefox doesn't install service workers on a per-tab basis, so there should be no issue here.

Asked by devildude4427 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

Auto Updates for Enterprises

What is the specific URL that is required to access auto-updates from the client? As an enterprise, we have locked down devices that have limited Internet connectivity. … (read more)

What is the specific URL that is required to access auto-updates from the client? As an enterprise, we have locked down devices that have limited Internet connectivity. Our security area will not open the entire download area, so we are looking for the specific URL or web address that is needed so we can still auto-update clients. We want to move more people to Firefox, but need to get this working first.

Asked by mcorcor1 3 months ago

Last reply by Mike Kaply 2 months ago

feature request - rollback recent update with search engine selection after starting typing using the address bar

With respect to this paragraph in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-firefox-address-bar?as=u#w_use-a-different-search The recent updates are worse… (read more)

With respect to this paragraph in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-firefox-address-bar?as=u#w_use-a-different-search

The recent updates are worsening the usability.

Before the update, I used to do the following steps in order to search anything using an alternative search engine:

  1. press CTRL + L to focus the address bar
  2. type my search query
  3. press ALT + ↓ until the desired search engine is selected
  4. press ENTER to submit the query

Now, after the update, an additional step has been introduced

  1. press CTRL + L to focus the address bar
  2. type my search query
  3. press ALT + ↓ until the desired search engine is selected
  4. press ENTER to confirm the selection of the search engine
  5. press ENTER to submit the query

Yeah, it's just a single keypress more, but multiply it by a couple of hundreds times a day I need to do that, and you will get why I'm taking the time to report it.

Please get rid of step 4

Asked by leonixyz 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Firefox sticker

I really want to have a Mozilla sticker on my laptop as I really like the web-browser and that it cares for its users. Does anyone have any idea how can I get one,I would… (read more)

I really want to have a Mozilla sticker on my laptop as I really like the web-browser and that it cares for its users. Does anyone have any idea how can I get one,I would throw some bucks if I have to for them? I would be really thankful if anyone can give me any suggestions! (I really like the dinosaur one)

Asked by Martin000 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

Sorting the Overflow Menu

Hi all. I have been looking for some time for an extension or method that will help me sort the extensions that end up in the Overflow Menu. It becomes impossible to find… (read more)

Hi all. I have been looking for some time for an extension or method that will help me sort the extensions that end up in the Overflow Menu. It becomes impossible to find anything with them all shoved in there with no rhyme or reason, and I def do not want to have to put them in alpha order (or maintain them that way).

Asked by 8th.Half.Hour 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Open Synced Tabs sidebar does not have an associated keyboard shortcut

Opening History and Bookmarks in sidebar both have built-in keyboard shortcuts. The Synced Tabs sidebar doesn't, for some strange reason. This feels like an oversight. Ca… (read more)

Opening History and Bookmarks in sidebar both have built-in keyboard shortcuts. The Synced Tabs sidebar doesn't, for some strange reason. This feels like an oversight. Can this be fixed in future versions of Firefox?

Asked by Francis Barton 2 months ago

Searching empty string with shortcut "keyword" on address bar no longer navigates to the main site

I don't know which version had this change but not long before, I could type "y " (note the extra space character) and press enter to go to Youtube home page via address … (read more)

I don't know which version had this change but not long before, I could type "y " (note the extra space character) and press enter to go to Youtube home page via address bar because "y" is my Youtube search engine shortcut word.

Now, when I try to do that with the latest Firefox, the search bar stylistically changes to indicate I'm searching in Youtube but pressing enter without typing any search term no longer launches the Youtube home page. I don't see the reasoning behind removing this feature, so I'm posting it here to let it be known. I hope the change is a bug and not intended.

Asked by diegoperini 2 months ago