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Weird font rendering issues on some websites

Hi everyone, There seems to be a some kind of issue when it comes to rendering Vietnamese characters on Google Translate. Vietnamese characters look weird when it comes t… (read more)

Hi everyone,

There seems to be a some kind of issue when it comes to rendering Vietnamese characters on Google Translate. Vietnamese characters look weird when it comes to diacritical marks, when I inspect the text there is Arial out of nowhere.

I tried clearing the cache and start Firefox in safe mode but both didn't work. I also tried to re-install Roboto font on my machine, but that didn't work either. This problem appeared in both Linux and Windows 10.

It looks normal on Chrome and other Chromium-based browser, but not in Firefox.

In the image below, the one on left is Firefox, the one on the right is Chrome.

Anyone have any idea how to resolve or further investigate this problem?

Thank you in advance.

Asked by Nguyễn Phúc Khang 17 hours ago

Last reply by Nguyễn Phúc Khang 6 hours ago

Can't use Google Authenticator (Android) for Firefox Account's 2FA

Hi, As in the topic. When I scan the QR code with Google Authenticator, the account is added and new codes start spinning (labeled Firefox ($email)). However, when I ente… (read more)

Hi,

As in the topic. When I scan the QR code with Google Authenticator, the account is added and new codes start spinning (labeled Firefox ($email)). However, when I enter the visible code into the Enter security code input, I get "Incorrect security code" error (tooltip).

I can see Google Authenticator listed as a supported application, is this no longer valid?

I also tried typing the secret key into the app directly with the same results.

Thanks for help in advance.

Asked by Rafal 23 hours ago

Last reply by PhredE 23 hours ago

Ctrl+Shift+W combination works wrong.

We already have Ctrl+Q and Alt+F4 combinations for close window, Ctrl+Shift+W should work differently. It should close all tabs (Like Ctrl+W close current tab, Ctrl+Shift… (read more)

We already have Ctrl+Q and Alt+F4 combinations for close window, Ctrl+Shift+W should work differently. It should close all tabs (Like Ctrl+W close current tab, Ctrl+Shift+W should close all), but not a window! This combination used to clear your workspace and start visiting new sites from scratch, but not for exit!

Asked by luarocks 1 day ago

Last reply by luarocks 1 day ago

Can't change Firefox Account password

Hi, I'm unable to change my Firefox Account password. I navigate to the Manage Account page, click Change next to Password and enter my old and new password and nothing … (read more)

Hi, I'm unable to change my Firefox Account password.

I navigate to the Manage Account page, click Change next to Password and enter my old and new password and nothing happens. The page gives no indication that the change has applied and my password remains the same.

I have also tried this in a private window, on Google Chrome and on my phone and the same thing happens.

Asked by alex190 1 day ago

Last reply by alex190 1 day ago

Addon icons in overflow menu have disappeared and are not retrievable.

85.0.1 (64-bit) Linux All the addon icons I had moved from the toolbar to the overflow menu a while ago have disappeared for some reason. Only standard application icons … (read more)

85.0.1 (64-bit) Linux

All the addon icons I had moved from the toolbar to the overflow menu a while ago have disappeared for some reason.

Only standard application icons via the customize window can be moved in/out of the overflow area.

Disabling and re-enabling the addons does nothing. The addon icons that are missing from the overflow (that I had put in there) are now all unavailable. I tried to uninstall/reinstall one addon as a test but that did not restore the addon icon. No addons are in the right click menu either.

Anyone else seeing this issue?

Asked by L_SM 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Select own Bookmarks Toolbar folder

I would like to select a different Bookmarks Toolbar on different Computers. Currently there seems to be only the one root level Toolbar folder. Is there a way to have mu… (read more)

I would like to select a different Bookmarks Toolbar on different Computers. Currently there seems to be only the one root level Toolbar folder. Is there a way to have multiple of those and still have sync work correctly?

Asked by dorianczichotzki 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

File picker doesnt't open on Manjaro KDE

Hey, I've been having a problem for the past few weeks that has persisted across updates and across editions (stable, nightly, developer edition etc.). When trying to ope… (read more)

Hey,

I've been having a problem for the past few weeks that has persisted across updates and across editions (stable, nightly, developer edition etc.). When trying to open a file picker either for uploading a file on a website or for using "save as..." in context menu nothing happens.

I've launched it via console to check for any possible errors and tried in safe mode but it just fails silently.

Another thing I've tried is running Firefox with "GTK_USE_PORTAL=1" and installing xdg-desktop-portal & xdg-desktop-portal-kde to make Firefox use KDialog but same problem.

Drag and drop still works fine and the issue is limited to Firefox, other browsers open file dialogs normally.

Thank you very much for your help in advance!

Asked by Lea 2 days ago

Last reply by Lea 2 days ago

always open a new tab in firefox

Hello, My system is linux 20.1 Firefox 85.0.1 Since I download linux 20.1 firefox will not open new tabs when I click on a link or from pages with search results. I have … (read more)

Hello,

My system is linux 20.1 Firefox 85.0.1 Since I download linux 20.1 firefox will not open new tabs when I click on a link or from pages with search results. I have tried the add-on but its not working. I also tried the options in About:config but no result (See images). Do you have a solution for me?

Asked by Brutus55 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

I was updated to Thunderbird 78.7.1 (64-bit) and I'm disappointed

I've been using Thunderbird for many, many years and I've generally been happy. However, this release is full of problems. The popup for reminders has font issues. It's a… (read more)

I've been using Thunderbird for many, many years and I've generally been happy. However, this release is full of problems.

The popup for reminders has font issues. It's an ugly font but much more important, it doesn't show as much as it used to for the same width. Screen real estate is important so I have to keep each element small. Also, the popup beeps and reappears from time-to-time (even when there is nothing new to show). That's annoying but it has always done that. Now, however, it moves to whatever workspace I'm currently using (bad when I'm on a workspace other than where the main Thunderbird GUI is located).

The new way that eMail addresses are done is not helpful. The earlier version allowed deleting and changing between TO, CC and BCC which was much easier.

The font change on the folder display is not good.

BTW- I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Firefox -> Thunderbird

Asked by EigenFunctions 2 days ago

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Sync Firefox in dual boot with Ubuntu 20.04.1 and Windows 10

Hello dear Firefox community, I'd like to sync my Firefox of my Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04.1. The only option available for me in the sync menu is to scan a QR-code whic… (read more)

Hello dear Firefox community,

I'd like to sync my Firefox of my Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04.1. The only option available for me in the sync menu is to scan a QR-code which does not work in dual boot system. Do you have any ideas what to do? Thank you very much already! -Jo

Asked by johanna.czech 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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*.epub files downloaded become *.php files

My Firefox downloads/converts *.epub files from fadedpage.com as *.php files, yet it downloads *.epub files from Project Gutenberg perfectly well. If I use Brave to do… (read more)

My Firefox downloads/converts *.epub files from fadedpage.com as *.php files, yet it downloads *.epub files from Project Gutenberg perfectly well. If I use Brave to download the same *.epub files from fadedpage.com they download correctly as *.epub files.

What is wrong?

Using MX-Linux 1.0 and Firefox 85.0.2

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Asked by gbc723 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago