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Is there a setting hidden somewhere where I can force my preferred date format? Why do I have to contend with the dreadful date format when when visiting mozilla.org in english?

Hi! Since most content is in English and search engines always link to the English version, I usually browse the english version of mozilla pages. But here on support in … (read more)

Hi!

Since most content is in English and search engines always link to the English version, I usually browse the english version of mozilla pages. But here on support in particular I have to contend with the pathetic date format where you can't tell which is day or month or year. So why can't I find a way to set the date format. Even the majority of tiny websites/forums have an option to specify the date format.

Asked by avada 2 days ago

Last reply by avada 20 hours ago

Remote control in browser bar every time I start up Firefox

Every time I close out Firefox and then restart it, the browser address bar has an orange stripe with a robot icon that says my browser is in remote control mode. I have … (read more)

Every time I close out Firefox and then restart it, the browser address bar has an orange stripe with a robot icon that says my browser is in remote control mode. I have to go into the about:config panel and search for the "Marionette" options. If I toggle the two settings that are true/false and restart, the remote control goes away. I did not install this feature, I have no idea how to use it, I don't need it, and I'm tired of having to do this every time I open Firefox. It's ridiculously annoying to the point that I'm ready to start using another browser. The internet has NO practical help on how to fix this for anyone who is not an expert in computer code. I need a permanent fix for this pesky and annoying bug.

Asked by msand1126 2 days ago

Problems sharing openboard window over google meet within firefox

Hello FF team I've problem sharing an Open Board program window over a google meet session. Though I think it´s more likely a google problem than FF´s or Open Board's I'… (read more)

Hello FF team I've problem sharing an Open Board program window over a google meet session. Though I think it´s more likely a google problem than FF´s or Open Board's I'm sending you this message in case this problem is known to them and they have some information that can help me to solve it Thanks in advance Regards Miriam G López

Asked by MGL-NET 4 days ago

Can't open Wells Fargo online account using Firefox 87.0 with LastPass extension

Called Wells Fargo and they told me to disable all password managers in order to log in!! WHAT???? I can get to my account using Edge WITHOUT LastPass, but something in… (read more)

Called Wells Fargo and they told me to disable all password managers in order to log in!! WHAT???? I can get to my account using Edge WITHOUT LastPass, but something in 87 is wonky. Spouse has Firefox 86 with LastPass and he can get on with no trouble. Have started a trouble ticket with LastPass and will be contacting Wells Fargo tech support for their input. Please fix!!!!!

Asked by atravelin 1 week ago

Last reply by atravelin 5 days ago

change 'mailto'

Hello, After loading Firefox to 87.0 Now when I click on a "contact" button from a site I get 'courrier' from Microsoft. How can I get my xxx@free.fr address (zimbra mai… (read more)

Hello, After loading Firefox to 87.0 Now when I click on a "contact" button from a site I get 'courrier' from Microsoft. How can I get my xxx@free.fr address (zimbra mail) instead. Help from mozilla doesn't help me! Years ago the same problem was solved with a button on the first opening of the mail box.

Asked by lanzarote 6 days ago

Pinned facebook tabs unpin and reload automatically on browser restart

I've facebook container addon installed https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/facebook-container/. If I pin any facebook tab and restart the browser, all the fac… (read more)

I've facebook container addon installed https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/facebook-container/. If I pin any facebook tab and restart the browser, all the facebook tabs unpin and automatically reload themselves. browser.sessionstore.restore_pinned_tabs_on_demand is already set to true.

This is pretty annoying. How do I get rid of this?

Asked by Nikhil 4 days ago

Firefox Multi Containers not syncing

I have Firefox multi containers added to two Windows 10 laptops. Everything except multi containers is syncing. The last laptop I added after resetting that computer, up… (read more)

I have Firefox multi containers added to two Windows 10 laptops. Everything except multi containers is syncing. The last laptop I added after resetting that computer, updating Windows, and reinstalling Firefox. That last FF installation is showing the default containers. I use a lot of containers so would rather not set them up again. I have reinstalled FF a couple of times on the latest computer but didn't solve it. Suggestions please?

Asked by waltjacobson 6 days ago

Profiles

I've made and deleted several profiles using the profile manager. Why are the deleted profiles still listed in the appdata .....FF profile path? Can they be deleted? … (read more)

I've made and deleted several profiles using the profile manager. Why are the deleted profiles still listed in the appdata .....FF profile path? Can they be deleted?

Asked by rrfry2mkf 1 day ago

URL bar search shortcut for Russian Wikipedia fails after browser update

After a Firefox version upgrade, my URL bar search shortcut for Russian Wikipedia has begun to fail. Say, if i search for Диснейленд (Disneyland in English), wikipedia re… (read more)

After a Firefox version upgrade, my URL bar search shortcut for Russian Wikipedia has begun to fail. Say, if i search for Диснейленд (Disneyland in English), wikipedia reports that the page does not exist, showing the error message like in the attached screenshot. I've tried recreating the search shortcut, but to no avail, it still shows the error. How do i fix the situation?

Asked by robokopfer 6 days ago

Last reply by robokopfer 4 days ago

Content is getting cut while doing print from firefox while on all other browser it's working.

Content is getting cut while doing print from firefox while on all other browser it's working. attached imgaes for firefox and chrome, on chrom all content is getting sho… (read more)

Content is getting cut while doing print from firefox while on all other browser it's working.

attached imgaes for firefox and chrome, on chrom all content is getting shown.

Asked by bpawar 4 days ago

Places.sqlite and bookmarks.html suddenly doubled in size

I use firefox bookmarks to store my biomedical research data which over the last 12 years has grown to a large size with places.sqlite around 60 Mb and bookmarks.html abo… (read more)

I use firefox bookmarks to store my biomedical research data which over the last 12 years has grown to a large size with places.sqlite around 60 Mb and bookmarks.html about 75 Mb.

Sometime ago the bookmarks.html file suddenly almost doubled in size to some 130 Mb (I automatically back up/export my bookmarks as a bookmarks.html file) and places.sqlite to some 70 Mb. Unfortunately I only discovered the issue sometime after it happened.

According to Places Maintenance, which I run relatively frequently, the bookmarks data base comprises:

Table moz_places has 77666 records Table moz_bookmarks has 230886 records

The bloated bookmarks.html file is needlessly taking up a lot of backup space . I can only assume that somehow one of the very large files was inadvertently copied into some other folder. Given the vast number of folders/subfolders it is a virtually impossible task to open each one to find where such a large file has been put to cause such bloat. Unfortunately when I open the bookmarks.html file there is no folder structure visible so it is not possible to sort folders by size which would greatly help to find the offending folder.

Although I am quite useful at finding my way around browser technology I have no sqlite database skill. I have looked at the places.sqlite using DB Bowser for Sqlite and SqliteManager extension in the hope that I could figure out whether it is possible to identify folders and hopefully sort them by size to find where the misplaced large folder is located. But no luck it is all greek to me.

I would be most grateful if anyone can offer suggestions/guidance on any possible way to identify folders and to sort them by size from places.sqlite or any other way (I have considered exporting the bookmarks from places.sqlite to xlsl into Excel but it does not seem to offer any way to search for/sort folders by size.

I am on Win10 Pro.

Asked by jtb905-ffsync 6 days ago

Last reply by jtb905-ffsync 6 days ago

Lost browsing history after automatic update of Firefox

Usually, when you close Mozilla Firefox or shut down your computer, you can restore the before closed bookmarks while you start again Mozilla Firefox. In my case, Mozilla… (read more)

Usually, when you close Mozilla Firefox or shut down your computer, you can restore the before closed bookmarks while you start again Mozilla Firefox. In my case, Mozilla Firefox automatically updated itself and I could not open again my bookmarks (the history was gone...). I had lots of pages that I still wanted to read and am looking for a way to find them back...

Asked by jerome.santarini 6 days ago

Last reply by jerome.santarini 6 days ago

I can't screen share my tabs or applications.

When I was voice chatting with my friends, I wanted to screen share a tab in firefox, but I couldn't. It didn't say anything, the only thing I could share was the voice c… (read more)

When I was voice chatting with my friends, I wanted to screen share a tab in firefox, but I couldn't. It didn't say anything, the only thing I could share was the voice chatting app and my recording software. I was also going to screen share my game so I can show it to my school friends but it didn't show the game I wanted to play. I was also in a tutor and was about to share a tab but there was no tab share option. And yes, i did set permission to share my screen. I don't know how to fix this.

Asked by littleboi142 1 day ago

Last reply by littleboi142 6 hours ago

Turn off the one click "select all text"

For search and navigation fields, this thread discusses this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1168290 But it's not working for me. I tried both of these, fal… (read more)

For search and navigation fields, this thread discusses this

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1168290

But it's not working for me. I tried both of these, false and true, but text still gets selected after one click like before any alterations were made

   browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll
   browser.urlbar.doubleClickSelectsAll

Asked by noel_envode 6 days ago

Last reply by noel_envode 2 days ago

cytu.be streams' volume control breaking when adjusting settings

Debugging steps: Tried clearing the cache & reloading Tried disabling ell extensions+ running browser in Safe Mode. Tried several different streams: some str… (read more)

Debugging steps:

   Tried clearing the cache & reloading
   Tried disabling ell extensions+ running browser in Safe Mode.
   Tried several different streams: some streams w/ no customization might fix the problem, but it's not entirely clear to me which streams are "completely" customization-free.
   Tried different browser: Edge does not exhibit this issue

The Problem:

Been noticing this problem in Firefox at https://cytu.be over the last couple of months; this seems to be happening with any stream on the site, ; I don't remember exactly when I started noticing it. This is observed directly on the website, not any third-party site.

Messing with stuff outside of the web player seems to have a tendency to break the web player's volume control, resulting in its volume maxing out and desyncing from the video stream; it almost sounds at times like the audio stream is restarting from the beginning of whatever video is playing, while the video stream continues as normal. I've seen it happen mostly while using a wireless remote + Fliirc to adjust settings (mainly OS volume, brightness, and f.lux settings) but it can also happen from my keyboard, as well as manipulating the web player's volume control too much, and also zooming in/out the webpage too much. Clearing the cache & reloading doesn't work, and neither does disabling all add-ons, or running Firefox in Safe Mode. The only solution I've found so far is to refresh the webpage.

Spoke with site's developer, who remarked that he had not heard of anyone else experiencing this bug, and suggested it must be a Firefox issue; something about how the browser interacts with the OS' audio subsystem is probably causing this bug.

Does not seem to happen in latest version of Edge, for some reason.

Running the latest build of Windows 10 64-Bit Windows 10 64-bit OS Build 19042.928 and Firefox 64-bit 87.0.

Asked by AndysSeveredHead 1 day ago

Last reply by AndysSeveredHead 1 day ago

Recconect Firefox showing on Menu

Why am I seeing Recconect to Firefox on menu tab when I have just changed my password and signed in? Do I need to close browser and re-open? If not what can I do to get r… (read more)

Why am I seeing Recconect to Firefox on menu tab when I have just changed my password and signed in? Do I need to close browser and re-open? If not what can I do to get rid of it?

Asked by Jenny Phillips 4 days ago

Certificate override

Hi in earlier versions I could copy cert_override.txt and cert8.db to "program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\profile" and then all users logging in to my session host se… (read more)

Hi

in earlier versions I could copy cert_override.txt and cert8.db to "program files\mozilla firefox\defaults\profile" and then all users logging in to my session host server got the correct approved sites.

but in newer version, now running 86, trying to do the same with cert_override.txt and cert9.db does not work

how do I solve this ?

Asked by nfriberg.nf 4 days ago

Firefox synchronises more than what I asked

Hello! I’m using Firefox on 3 laptops and 1 mobile and I specified to sync only bookmarks. I noticed today that Firefox suggests URLs I have typed on one of my laptops wh… (read more)

Hello! I’m using Firefox on 3 laptops and 1 mobile and I specified to sync only bookmarks. I noticed today that Firefox suggests URLs I have typed on one of my laptops when I start typing on my phone. Weirdly, history seems to be limited to my phone activity and my Sync options specify to focus on bookmarks.

Anyway, I am under the impression that Firefox synchronises more than what I asked. Is there something I am misunderstanding?

Asked by Yakkafo 4 days ago

change "mailto"

Hello, I'm reposting this question in better topic. After loading Firefox to 87.0 Now when I click on a "contact" button from a site I get 'courrier' from Microsoft. How … (read more)

Hello, I'm reposting this question in better topic. After loading Firefox to 87.0 Now when I click on a "contact" button from a site I get 'courrier' from Microsoft. How can I get my xxx@free.fr address (zimbra mail) instead. Help from mozilla doesn't help me! Years ago the same problem was solved with a button on the first opening of the mail box.

Asked by lanzarote 4 days ago

Last reply by lanzarote 2 days ago

How do I choose the GPU that Firefox is active on?

My laptop has two GPUs which are the integrated graphics card of the Intel CPU and the graphics card of NVidia. Now I want to use WebRender in Firefox, does it use the in… (read more)

My laptop has two GPUs which are the integrated graphics card of the Intel CPU and the graphics card of NVidia. Now I want to use WebRender in Firefox, does it use the integrated graphics card or the NVidia graphics card for rendering?

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2021-04-18-00-57-42-b85c78.png

As shown in the picture, my GPU#1 is active, but the GPU#2 I want to use is not active, how do I make GPU#2 active?

Also: when will WebRender be active?

Asked by Jimmy 1 day ago

Last reply by Jimmy 19 hours ago