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I was changing my language setting in Firefox (only) from English (US) to English (UK)(the only other option was English-Canada) as I am in Australia and we use the Unite… (read more)

I was changing my language setting in Firefox (only) from English (US) to English (UK)(the only other option was English-Canada) as I am in Australia and we use the United Kingdom spelling anyway. Within Firefox itself (not emails or off site pages) it STILL insists that COLOUR is spelt wrong & it allows me to spell NITE (not day) incorrectly. i have an Oxford dictionary in front of me & can reference a WEBSTERS all day long. There are many, many countries that have English as their primary language, Ghana is one & some South Pacific Islands (now the French have buggered off) The Seychelles off Africa have English as their official language & you can bet 'they' would have odd spellings. So no English (Australian) that's why the word Galah doesn't even get a look in. A Galah, by the way, is a VERY common Australian bird & in anyone's language. I'm guessing there is NO American word for Cockatoo too. I will have to look that up in my Funk & Wagnalls. Funk & Wagnalls was an American publisher known for its reference works, including A Standard Dictionary of the English Language, and the Funk & Wagnalls Standard (reference Wikipedia). Well, well, not only Webster trying ton undermine (Bastardize) (its actually S not a Z) standard English but Fucken Wagnall was in on it too!

Anneeeway just a heads up. using Firefox Browser (64-bit) on a Windows 7 Ultimate (Service Pack 1) I guess support for Win7 will be gone soon anyway Microsoft will see to that.

Looking for a suitable LINUX replacement. Thanks, bye.

Asked by Gronk 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

everything stacked on taskbar

update changed firefox to stack all my open web pages in one place. before update i could click on weather then click on slickdeals and they would be side by side in th… (read more)

update changed firefox to stack all my open web pages in one place. before update i could click on weather then click on slickdeals and they would be side by side in the taskbar. now one is underneath the other. after 2 day os reading posts i still dont know what the difference between tabs and windows is. all i want to do is look at the taskbar and pick whatever web site i want. admin user account has not been updated to the new firefox and works fine. thanks

Asked by pfeak 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 hours ago

Annoying Ghostery Addon Stats Popup

Ghostery has started a totally annoying adblocking stats popup in the lower right corner of the screen. A previous thread here stated, Contact the developers. There is … (read more)

Ghostery has started a totally annoying adblocking stats popup in the lower right corner of the screen. A previous thread here stated, Contact the developers. There is no way to do that that I could find. For now I have deleted Ghostery and and am happy to leave it deleted. But I would also be OK with having it back because I have an account.

Any ideas on this ?

Asked by JoeJupa 8 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 hours ago

CSS help needed: how do I recolor bookmark drop-down menus?

So I've got Proton UI forced on me today in 92.0 update and accordingly had to spend my entire evening trying to repair all of the damage. So far I've managed to fix menu… (read more)

So I've got Proton UI forced on me today in 92.0 update and accordingly had to spend my entire evening trying to repair all of the damage. So far I've managed to fix menu spacing and the way tabs look all while not breaking previous walls of text in userChrome.css meant to fix even older UI problems. Still one thing I failed to find any solutions to is the bookmark drop-down menus color issue. Those menus used to be gray, but now they are all bright white, which to me is super annoying. Any tips on how to fully recolor those?

Asked by jbrandom2 1 week ago

Last reply by jbrandom2 5 hours ago

shortcuts on home page - cannot add

I have ver 92 on a Win7 PC. I cannot add web site short cuts to home page. None of the suggestions out on web help. on the blank "tiles" on home page, there is the 3 dot… (read more)

I have ver 92 on a Win7 PC. I cannot add web site short cuts to home page. None of the suggestions out on web help.

on the blank "tiles" on home page, there is the 3 dots, but no option to edit. somehow I got one of these tiles filled out/in, but I cannot repeat it. I believe I dragged from bookmarks, does not now.

Asked by d_penny 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 hours ago

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Why, why, why do the devs keep pushing asthetic design changes that user obviouslly relly don't want? You got $450 million from Google, so maybe you're doing it on purpose to drive FF users away.

Remember when FF had over 25% market share? And now you're at less than 3.5%. That's because you keep messing with the FF interface. Take for example you're unwanted … (read more)

Remember when FF had over 25% market share? And now you're at less than 3.5%. That's because you keep messing with the FF interface. Take for example you're unwanted chunky new double spaced menus and bookmarks. Everybody hates them. You know that. Why not listen to the last of the FF users?

Why not give use end-users a voice in how Firefox looks? Let us OPT OUT of cosmetic design changes. I've never been asked my opinion in a survey and you killed-off the FF feed back feature. Why? Because too many people don't like what your doing? Since Google essentially owns you now, are trying to kill off FF for them? Because you're doing a great job of it!

Asked by dougmarkell 1 day ago

Last reply by Seburo 17 hours ago

Tab Separators, not available so - Going Switcing to M.S. Edge

Apparently Firefox doesn't realize the importance of Tabs to many of its users. As a Senior, I depend on the separation of the tabs. I see many others complaining about t… (read more)

Apparently Firefox doesn't realize the importance of Tabs to many of its users. As a Senior, I depend on the separation of the tabs. I see many others complaining about this issue, including those who rely on the separation for business purposes. FireFox chose to answer one user's request by saying they're moving on and basically, the user is just going to have to deal with it.

I love(d) Firefox, but it's time to say good bye. The tabs are a make/break issue for me. I've started the migration back to Microsoft Edge, which does allow tab separators, at least for now.

I hope that Firefox will reconsider at some point and allow us to put separators in just as it does on the Favorites Bar.

Thank you.

Asked by kathyjoe5 18 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 17 hours ago

Netflix/Widevine issue

Hello, This has been going on for few months and it doesn't seem to be going away (in fact, I see more complaints about similar issue around the net), so here it goes. Up… (read more)

Hello,

This has been going on for few months and it doesn't seem to be going away (in fact, I see more complaints about similar issue around the net), so here it goes.

Up until Firefox 87 with Widevine 4.10.1582.2 I had no problems with Netflix. Then Firefox 88 with Widevine 4.10.2209.1 was released and every time I watch an episode of a show the screen freezes for several seconds while sound goes on. If you rewind and reach that point again, it doesn't happen again. However it's inredibly annoying when it happens at the climax of every episode.

I stopped updating Firefox beyond 87, but then Widevine 4.10.1582.2 stopped being supported and had to update or not being able to watch Netflix at all. While I can still watch movies, I had to start using Edge to watch tv shows (and I really don't want to do that).

I haven't noticed it happening on a movie, possibly because the last few minutes are credits which I don't watch. But there's a possibility it only happens on episodes. This is only my suspicion, but it happens right after the episode finishes buffering, so maybe it has something do with that or maybe some process with next episode is beginning while the current one is still being watched.

I'm not exactly sure it's something you can fix on your end since it seems to be involving Widevine, but would be great if something could be done.

Asked by ozz666 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 21 hours ago

The possibility of moving icons of those extensions will be a huge improvement.

The possibility of moving icons of those extensions will be a huge improvement. Please send through to the right department. If those functions still aren't available jet… (read more)

The possibility of moving icons of those extensions will be a huge improvement.

Please send through to the right department. If those functions still aren't available jet.

Thanks a lot, See the attachment for the example image.

Asked by vanlieren 21 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 21 hours ago

Comments not accepted in Youtube "Comment failed to post" since upping to 92

Cannot post any comments successfully on Youtube. Disabled adblock, etc. Get the error "Comment failed to post." This happened occasionally with earlier Firefox browser, … (read more)

Cannot post any comments successfully on Youtube. Disabled adblock, etc. Get the error "Comment failed to post." This happened occasionally with earlier Firefox browser, but I assumed it was youtube auto-deleting my post for some keyword infraction.

Asked by spiritgumm1 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Lost Passwords after Restarting Firefox

There was a clear indication that simply resetting Firefox would save passwords while hopefully improving performance. BUT ALL LOCKWISE PASSWORDS AND LOGONS HAVE APPARENT… (read more)

There was a clear indication that simply resetting Firefox would save passwords while hopefully improving performance. BUT ALL LOCKWISE PASSWORDS AND LOGONS HAVE APPARENTLY BEEN LOST. There are online instructions to copy/paste all data in the Old Firefox Data fldr to the "new profile fld" in 'about:profiles'. But the lost passwords still do not appear. Can anyone explain:

(1) is it possible to recover lost passwords from Old Firefox Data ? (2) why this happened despite false re-assurance that passwords would not be lost ?

Thanx. Boiling Madman

Asked by theblochs 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

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gmx/firefox mask

Dear Sirs, I am looking for the searchfield in my GMX/Firefox Mask, which I have used since years. See screenshot attached. Thanks in advance for your help. With kind reg… (read more)

Dear Sirs, I am looking for the searchfield in my GMX/Firefox Mask, which I have used since years. See screenshot attached. Thanks in advance for your help. With kind regards Alexander Dombrowsky

Asked by alexander.dombrowsky 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

FF keyboard shortcut "move tab to start" (ctrl + shift + home) does not work

FF keyboard shortcut "move tab to start" (ctrl + shift + home) does not work for me. I've tried using my regular FF profile (a dozen addons or so) and a VANILLA profile… (read more)

FF keyboard shortcut "move tab to start" (ctrl + shift + home) does not work for me. I've tried using my regular FF profile (a dozen addons or so) and a VANILLA profile with no addons. The same is true for Ctrl+Shift+End shortcut.

i've also tried on two different keyboards.

so, is it me, is the documentation wrong or is this broken?

thanks


Joe P

Asked by Joe P 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Recent character encoding errors

Recently I have been seeing, what I believe is character encoding errors on many web sites. As you can see from the attached, it appears as a series of 'ddddddddddd' but … (read more)

Recently I have been seeing, what I believe is character encoding errors on many web sites.

As you can see from the attached, it appears as a series of 'ddddddddddd' but if I copy and paste that into Word or a text editor it appears correctly. Kinda random, some sites, some areas.

My Firefox automatically updates, so I do not know what version this started.

Asked by JohnGlitsos 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago