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How can I set a custom file as home page for new tabs in Firefox Desktop 107?

Hello, in past versions of Firefox, I was able to follow the steps on this page to set a custom HTML file on my PC as my home page for new tabs: https://peterries.net/blo… (read more)

Hello, in past versions of Firefox, I was able to follow the steps on this page to set a custom HTML file on my PC as my home page for new tabs: https://peterries.net/blog/firefox-ubuntu-local-file/

I have Firefox 107.0.1 now and it's not happening. When I open the browser from scratch, I see my custom home page file. But when I open a new tab, I just see a blank screen. If I then click the Home icon on the toolbar, I do see my custom HTML page, but I don't want to have to click that button for each new tab.

Right now, in my settings, I have the URL to the page set as the custom URL for the HTML fiile, like this:

file:///home/peter/Documents/homepage/peter-home-homepage.html

That works. And I also have followed the steps on that blog post to customize my /usr/lib/firefox/autoconfig.cfg and my ../firefox/defalults/pref/autoconfig.js files. That's no longer working.

Did something in a recent version change? Is this no longer supported? Thanks for any ideas!

Asked by peterr2 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Bookmarks not showing in Bookmarks toolbar items anymore

Hi, Before updating Firefox yesterday, I was able to see my 2 bookmarks folders in the Firefox toolbar. Now after updating, I need to click a button with 2 chevrons poin… (read more)

Hi,

Before updating Firefox yesterday, I was able to see my 2 bookmarks folders in the Firefox toolbar. Now after updating, I need to click a button with 2 chevrons pointing right which then shows me only 1 of my bookmarks folders.

There are actually 2 folders in here, which I can see if I go to the Bookmarks menu, but clicking the chevron button only shows a single folder. However the problem is that up until yesterday, those folders were right in the toolbar itself without any chevron button.

Has there been a change in the latest version? I don't see anything about this in the release notes.

Thanks,

- Tate

Asked by tate.mccormick 1 year ago

Answered by tate.mccormick 1 year ago

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My Firefox brower is crashing alot recently.

Hello, My Firefox browser is crashing a lot after the recent updates. Not really sure what is causing the crashes but anytime I open any websites or try to do some work… (read more)

Hello,

My Firefox browser is crashing a lot after the recent updates. Not really sure what is causing the crashes but anytime I open any websites or try to do some work on the browser is resulting into unexpected crash. I have submitted several crash reports, but haven't had any solutions to the problem.

here the is one crash report: bp-921f5f10-a9ed-48d3-a1b4-f85680221122, bp-0abebf94-c5df-4a41-b9e3-9af8f0221122.

Can you please help us troubleshoot the issue and provide us with a solution if any?

Thanks Nishil

Asked by Nishil Vachhani 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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web page shown incorrectly e.g. https://one.google.com/storage

Hi I wonder why e.g.google storage is shown incorrectly in FF on windows10 latest version. OK in Chrome. See attachment. … (read more)

Hi I wonder why e.g.google storage is shown incorrectly in FF on windows10 latest version. OK in Chrome. See attachment.

Asked by hzj8000 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How to get rid of the large space between tabs and the address bar after upgrading to new version 107.

After upgrading to version 107, there is a huge space between the open tabs and the address bar. Can't figure out how to remove it. I am thinking it has something to do… (read more)

After upgrading to version 107, there is a huge space between the open tabs and the address bar. Can't figure out how to remove it. I am thinking it has something to do with the fact that I had enabled multi-row tabs. I can fill up that space with tabs if I open enough of them. In the older version that space was not there and the space would just expand to accommodate the extra row of tabs as needed. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by joshlukins 1 year ago

Answered by joshlukins 1 year ago

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Two factor authentication setup will not work

I was trying to sync my settings to my new laptop with my login and PW (which was correct) and it kept telling me it wasn't right. So, I decided to change it but my MFA o… (read more)

I was trying to sync my settings to my new laptop with my login and PW (which was correct) and it kept telling me it wasn't right. So, I decided to change it but my MFA on Google for Firefox got wiped once I switched phones. I had to use a backup code to get in and want to re-enable the MFA.

Unfortunately, and for no real reason, it won't work. I scan the QR code in Google Authenticator, it sets up and gives me a code, I enter the code, and then it tells me it's the wrong one. I even tried to do it by manually setting it up and it made no difference. Now I can't re-enable it because it won't work right.

What the actual hell is going on here, guys?

Asked by golamb 1 year ago

Answered by golamb 1 year ago

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OneDrive web doesn't show files/folders

OneDrive web (onedrive.live.com) doesn't show any files/folders. The area where the files/folders should be displayed is just empty. Now the reason I believe this might b… (read more)

OneDrive web (onedrive.live.com) doesn't show any files/folders. The area where the files/folders should be displayed is just empty. Now the reason I believe this might be a Firefox issue is because I don't have that problem when I use OneDrive on a Private window. OneDrive on a Private window works just fine, the issue is on the regular non-private window where I wan't my session to stay open.

I already tried clearing 'everything' including cookies, site settings and offline website data. I checked all the boxes and the issue persist.

See attached screenshot.

Thanks!

Asked by Tirso Carranza 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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firefox tabs crash on kernel 6.0 (and following)

I have Firefox 107.0b5 (64-bits) Snap for Ubuntu canonical-002 - 1.0 I use Ubuntu Mainline to update to newer kernels. Never had any problem doing that. I am now on 5.19.… (read more)

I have Firefox 107.0b5 (64-bits) Snap for Ubuntu canonical-002 - 1.0 I use Ubuntu Mainline to update to newer kernels. Never had any problem doing that. I am now on 5.19.15. But when I upgrade to kernel 6 (which is now at 6.0.5) Firefox tabs crash. Reloading doesn't help. Each new tab I open gives the same crash message. I have to restart to get Firefox going again. So I removed kernel 6 and reverted back to kernel 5.19 and have no problems any more. But question, what is the problem between kernel 6 and firefox? Does anybody else experience this problem?

I have no other problems with kernel 6 with other programs or hardware or whatever, only firefox tabs crash...

Asked by peterpov 1 year ago

Answered by peterpov 1 year ago

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Dowload GeoGebra files

I have some GeoGebra files with extension .ggb on a website. FireFox will download those files, while other browsers (Safari, Google Chrome) do. How can I make Firefox do… (read more)

I have some GeoGebra files with extension .ggb on a website. FireFox will download those files, while other browsers (Safari, Google Chrome) do. How can I make Firefox download these files?

Asked by ncm.bakker 1 year ago

Answered by ncm.bakker 1 year ago

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Nexus website

Hi, this site when trying to login keeps looping, it has only happened recently and I've cleared cookies and disabled all the addons for it, the site works, but when tryi… (read more)

Hi, this site when trying to login keeps looping, it has only happened recently and I've cleared cookies and disabled all the addons for it, the site works, but when trying to login it loops https://www.nexusmods.com and says in the loop-

users.nexusmods.com

Checking if the site connection is secure users.nexusmods.com needs to review the security of your connection before proceeding.

even tried in private browsing, cannot use any other web browser. Please help thanks.

Asked by Mangekyo Sharringan 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Selectively Allow Cookies

Hi Everyone, My Bank has suddenly decided that ALL cookies must be allowed before letting their customers in -- a requirement with which I wholly disagree. My FireFox is … (read more)

Hi Everyone, My Bank has suddenly decided that ALL cookies must be allowed before letting their customers in -- a requirement with which I wholly disagree. My FireFox is set to block anything that moves, and supported by Ad Blockers and Ublock too. Is there a way in which I can configure FF to allow me into the Bank site without having to change my "secure" settings every time? I am no computer genius - so please make it simple for me.

Thanks everyone.

Ian

Asked by Ian 10 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 10 months ago

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Web Pages

FireFox V. 107.0 -MBP-High Sierra. Lately the last couple of months when I google search webpages then select them, Fire Fox doesnt bring up the article, Its been happe… (read more)

FireFox V. 107.0 -MBP-High Sierra.

Lately the last couple of months when I google search webpages then select them, Fire Fox doesnt bring up the article, Its been happening a lot and getting really irritating. So I bring up Google Chrome and it always brings up the article. SEE THE PICTURES. I use only Fire Fox as my browser, I keep Chrome around for when Fire Fox doesnt want to work properly. As you will see in the pictures the same website for both browsers. Fire Fox wont show the article no matter how many times I refresh the page or shut FF down, or reboot my MBP, but Chrome works perfectly every damned time. Why cant Fire Fox open the article but Chrome can? I need your help, any advice is greatly appreciated. SEE THE PICTURES.

Asked by SunnySkyez 1 year ago

Answered by SunnySkyez 1 year ago

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Can't log in to my bank account

I can load their main page but I cannot log in. I get the error I have attached. Finally, I had to log in from Safari after a lot of hassle and help from a customer servi… (read more)

I can load their main page but I cannot log in. I get the error I have attached. Finally, I had to log in from Safari after a lot of hassle and help from a customer service rep. What happened? I have been logging in here for years from Firefox. I am not having this issue with any other site.

Asked by lemoi50 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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I can't Download any photo from by firefox

Hey! I can't Download any photo from right-click and => Save file as... When I press "Save file as..." there's no ant event or something, It's like Button but with out… (read more)

Hey! I can't Download any photo from right-click and => Save file as... When I press "Save file as..." there's no ant event or something, It's like Button but with out any action.

I use Ubuntu "Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS" Firefox version 107.0.1

I need help please...

Asked by KUJI8 1 year ago

Answered by KUJI8 1 year ago

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Media title not showing up in linux

I have been using Firefox on OpenSuse Tumbleweed. When media is playing in Firefox, the media player widget says, "Firefox is playing Media". There is no thumbnail or tit… (read more)

I have been using Firefox on OpenSuse Tumbleweed. When media is playing in Firefox, the media player widget says, "Firefox is playing Media". There is no thumbnail or title. I have tried on multiple websites, and all are the same.

media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled is set to true.

Chromium on the same system shows the title and progress bar, but no thumbnail.

Asked by ow.behr 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Firefox partially not in English

Hello, I have set my OS and Firefox language to English. While the settings, menu, etc. are in English, various alerts and popups which let me save/upload a file (pleas… (read more)

Hello,

I have set my OS and Firefox language to English. While the settings, menu, etc. are in English, various alerts and popups which let me save/upload a file (please take a look at the attached picture) are in the local language.

Does anyone know how to fix it? It doesn't occur with other browsers.

Thank you.

Asked by akwork63 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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Uncontrolled tab bar scrolling

I restarted firefox today, and now I have the following behavior: I have a window with many tabs open, enough that I have the little '<' and '>' scroll buttons in … (read more)

I restarted firefox today, and now I have the following behavior: I have a window with many tabs open, enough that I have the little '<' and '>' scroll buttons in the field. Whenever I move the mouse pointer into the tab area (including the scroll buttons, but not the '+' (new tab) button to the right), unless I am actively clicking, the tabs start scrolling rightward until only the rightmost set of tabs are visible. The window being viewed does not change. I can use the 'v' tab selector to the right, and it will select the chosen tab and make that visible in the window, and make the selected tab visible in the tab bar, but when I again move the pointer into the tab area, it starts scrolling to the right. Similarly, I can click on the '<' scroll left button, or double or triple click on it, and it will scroll the tabs leftward; but immediately after completing the action, the tabs will scroll rightward to the end again.

It seems my problem is the same one as in this thread but there was no solution given there (the problem persists after restarting Firefox in troubleshooting mode). I see the same behavior as that poster with the tooltips in the tab bar, but drop-down menus such as on this submission page seem to be working normally for me.

Asked by georgeh2 1 year ago

Answered by georgeh2 1 year ago

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Bookmark synced tabs without opening them?

Hi Trying to make sync work the way I want. Initial question: I've synced tabs between Windows desktop and Android. Now I would like to bookmark all those tabs in the … (read more)

Hi

Trying to make sync work the way I want. Initial question:

I've synced tabs between Windows desktop and Android. Now I would like to bookmark all those tabs in the desktop browser, without opening them first. I've found out how to view them in the side bar, but I see no option to bookmark all tabs.

It would be nice to have synced Tabs in the Library window and Options panel.

Asked by tilsig-firefox 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox 107 userchrome behavior change --tab-lines

Prior to the last update, Firefox was auto resizing my tab background area (I don't know the technical name of this, but its the menu area behind the tabs) to fit more ta… (read more)

Prior to the last update, Firefox was auto resizing my tab background area (I don't know the technical name of this, but its the menu area behind the tabs) to fit more tabs as I opened them, up to a certain number of open tabs. Now the tab background area remains at its full size from the start even if I have only 1 tab open. I prefer the old behavior and I'm not sure what userchrome setting I need to adjust in order to get back to it. The line that is causing the issue is as follows

  1. main-window {
 /*--tab-min-height: unset !important; */
 --tab-min-height: 38px;
 --tabs-lines: 8;     /* THIS LINE CAUSES THE PROBLEM */
 --tab_min_width_mlt: 186px;
 --tab_max_width_mlt: 186px;
 --tab-min-height_mlt: 38px;

}

I can reduce it to a lower number but when I do that I am stuck with the tab scrolling behavior that I don't want. Perhaps there is a setting to auto resize the tab area that I'm unaware of. I would appreciate any assistance. Thanks.

Asked by Zafaron 1 year ago

Answered by Zafaron 1 year ago