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NOt the default browser

I have a Ubuntu linux workstation running the latest version of FF 82.02 as of Nov-9-2020 and when I start the browser up it states that FF is not the default browser wou… (read more)

I have a Ubuntu linux workstation running the latest version of FF 82.02 as of Nov-9-2020 and when I start the browser up it states that FF is not the default browser would you like to make FF the default. I have removed all browsers and this message continues to appear at start up. Can anyone explain why?

Asked by Mace2 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Mace2 6 days ago

Fonts not rendered, only ?????

Hello together. I'm experiencing a strange font problem and hopefully somewone can give me a hint. My system: macOS 10.15.7, Firefox 83 and FF Dev 84.0b2 Basically, on so… (read more)

Hello together. I'm experiencing a strange font problem and hopefully somewone can give me a hint. My system: macOS 10.15.7, Firefox 83 and FF Dev 84.0b2 Basically, on some websites fonts are not rendered. Please check the screenshots. This strange behaviour only occures with one user (the standard user), only with those browsers (safari and chrome work well), and the problem does not affect the firefox interface. I have re-installed the apps, i deleted the profiles, i cleared the font caches... nothing helped. Does anybody of you guys has an idea? Thank you in advance and best regards b.

Asked by moz4 1 week ago

Last reply by moz4 6 days ago

Add-ons still effective when they do not appear in the tool bar?

Hi, I have a large number of add-ons so I took them away from the tool-bar and moved them to the global menu through the Personalize menu in Firefox when clicking on the … (read more)

Hi, I have a large number of add-ons so I took them away from the tool-bar and moved them to the global menu through the Personalize menu in Firefox when clicking on the 3 bars at the right hand side of my tool bar.

I was wondering if they are still active? I'm thinking of add-ons like Facebook container, Httpeverywhere, Privacy Badger, ublock origin and the likes.

Thanks !

Asked by user_in_paris 5 days ago

Last reply by user_in_paris 4 days ago

Realms (protected directory), FF 83.0, OSX 10.14.6

Since the update, I'm unable to access ANY protected directories on any sites (those where a small modal dialog box appears at the top of the page asking for a uid/pwd pa… (read more)

Since the update, I'm unable to access ANY protected directories on any sites (those where a small modal dialog box appears at the top of the page asking for a uid/pwd pair and displaying the name of the realm above that). The dialog box doesn't even appear, the page does not change from its previous location, and the "I'm thinking" animation in the tab continues forever without ever seeing an error message.

Any suggestions? Must I downgrade? (uck)

Asked by buggyisalreadytaken 1 day ago

Last reply by buggyisalreadytaken 4 hours ago

Starting Tuesday, messages can only be sent to one addressee.Far worse is the problem that I am only given access to the "Important" folder. I can no longer reach "Messages sent to you", or other folders.Any solutions??

I am inquiring what can be done to overcome this freeze on functionality. If the only folder that still functions is "Important", sending and receiving messages becomes l… (read more)

I am inquiring what can be done to overcome this freeze on functionality. If the only folder that still functions is "Important", sending and receiving messages becomes largely impossible, or means sending extra messages, phone calls, or whatever else can be invented. Is this a general problem, I wonder? Any proposed swolutions will be much appreciated.

Asked by anthonyjohnson144 6 days ago

pre options for cookie handling

Hi, is there a possability in Firefox to set an option to handle all cookie questions the same wayß Means: opt out any other things than ”functional essential”? Thank You… (read more)

Hi, is there a possability in Firefox to set an option to handle all cookie questions the same wayß Means: opt out any other things than ”functional essential”?

Thank You for Your Links!

Asked by lothar.siegel 6 days ago

Weather channel not loading

Mu weather channel will no load on my Mac's front page since yesterday. I receive the following after it tries to load for about a minute. "Sorry! We are temporarily un… (read more)

Mu weather channel will no load on my Mac's front page since yesterday. I receive the following after it tries to load for about a minute. "Sorry! We are temporarily unable to load the content. Please refresh or try again later." Is this a Firefox or yahoo problem? How do I get it back?

Thanks!

Asked by Hombart 6 days ago

Firefox webpage printing delay

Firefox has been having this on-again, off again problem with printing pages from the Net. It was doing this a couple of months ago for about a month (!!!) and then evide… (read more)

Firefox has been having this on-again, off again problem with printing pages from the Net. It was doing this a couple of months ago for about a month (!!!) and then evidently fixed itself long after I tried all the Troubleshooting suggestions ( re-booting Firefox, emptying the cache, going into Firefox's print.print command center to try to fix things), none of which worked. And now it's doing it again. And yes, I've already tried all the Troubleshooting suggestions all over again, and nothing from any of that is working. Now, I use Amazon and PayPal a lot, so this is especially aggravating. Here is what is happening:

 On a webpage, I'll tap the Print icon on the page. I then have to wait about 1 minute and 30 seconds for the pop-up Print command window to appear. After tapping the Print button on the pop-up window, I then have to wait another 30 seconds for the printer to finally get the message to start printing. It does this every single time I want to print anything, and it doesn't seem to matter what internet page I'm on.
 It's not the printer (A Brother MFC-J485DW). I've tried using another browser for some of this and the other browser (Safari, in this case) works fine with the print commands and there's no delay.
Is it my operating system?  MacOS Sierra 10.12.6.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by jdmaddin64 6 days ago

Evernote Web Clipper not displayed in Firefox Browser

I have installed the Evernote Web Clipper add-on but it is not showing upper right menu bar of my browser. I have the latest versions of both Firefox and Evernote Web Cli… (read more)

I have installed the Evernote Web Clipper add-on but it is not showing upper right menu bar of my browser. I have the latest versions of both Firefox and Evernote Web Clipper. I've checked in the add-on preferences that the add-on is turned but it still does not show up in my menu bar and I therefore have no way of using the add-on. Does anyone know if Evernote Web Clipper is having issues and if so how to resolve them?

Asked by medurnin 6 days ago

Too many Firefoxes

I recently uploaded macOS Big Sur onto my MacBook Air. At that point, my Firefox turned into a question mark on the tool bar and I have to sign in to Firefox Sync wheneve… (read more)

I recently uploaded macOS Big Sur onto my MacBook Air. At that point, my Firefox turned into a question mark on the tool bar and I have to sign in to Firefox Sync whenever I click on the question mark (which then becomes the Firefox symbol). Meanwhile, I clicked a link in an email, and this led to a second Firefox showing up in my toolbar. Both are Firefox browser 83.0, 64-bit, but the second one doesn't require signing in. However, the first one (the Sync) did retain my bookmarks. What is going on? And what do I do to just have one version of Firefox, preferably one that retains my bookmarks? Thanks for any advice!

Asked by stacey.evers 6 days ago

Containers not working for subdomains.

Hi Mozilla community, I have the Firefox Multi-Accounts Containers addon installed and configured to use separate containers for different critical websites. I've observe… (read more)

Hi Mozilla community,

I have the Firefox Multi-Accounts Containers addon installed and configured to use separate containers for different critical websites.

I've observed however that Firefox doesn't automatically load subdomains in the same container set for the main domain.

Example:

Container set for https://domain.com Domains https://www.domain.com and https://domain.com/us are not recognised to load under the container for domain.com. I have to manually set every single subdomain to also load in the same container.

Theres no way I've found to do this automatically.

All help, comments and feature request welcome in this regards.

Thank you all! Joan.

Asked by Joan Romero 4 days ago

Firefox jumping away from a form

Since I installed Firefox 82 (on Mac OS 10.14) when I'm filling in an online form FF jumps away from the page and brings up an error message telling me that the form is n… (read more)

Since I installed Firefox 82 (on Mac OS 10.14) when I'm filling in an online form FF jumps away from the page and brings up an error message telling me that the form is no longer available. Huh? I can use the "Try again" button and it takes me back to the form, but might have lost some of my entries. This happened several times when I was entering data for a bank transfer and has just happened again when I was ordering something online. I've now installed FF 83 but have the same problem. I use only 2 extensions: 1 Password and Privacy Pass. Thank you in anticipation of helping me sort this out.

Asked by chutzpahian 3 days ago

YouTube Vids wont play on FireFox, even in Safe Mode

Hello, My problem is when I did the lastest FireFox update on 11/21/20, YouTube video's will not play on FireFox, even with the accelerated hardware un-checked, and even … (read more)

Hello, My problem is when I did the lastest FireFox update on 11/21/20, YouTube video's will not play on FireFox, even with the accelerated hardware un-checked, and even in Safe Mode. However - YouTube "does" work just fine on Google Chrome.

My system: MBP, High Sierra, using FireFox version: 83.0 (64-bit). What Ive done so far: Ive shut off the ad-blocker, the accelerated hardware is always off, went into Safe Mode and still the vids wont play. YouTube video's play perfectly fine in Google Chrome.

FireFox: I can watch movies on Amazon Prime with no problems. Its just a YouTube problem.

Thanks very much for your sage advice.

Asked by SunnySkyez 3 days ago

duplicate notifications Firefox 83 under Big Sur (YouTube problem only)

Hey all, I've encountered a strange behavior with Firefox 83 under macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 where if I have desktop notifications enabled for YouTube enabled, I'll get duplic… (read more)

Hey all, I've encountered a strange behavior with Firefox 83 under macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 where if I have desktop notifications enabled for YouTube enabled, I'll get duplicate notifications. For example, If I have one notification waiting from YouTube when launching Firefox, I'll see it twice when opening notification center. This doesn't happen, if Firefox is running and notifications come in, and it only happens with YouTube.

Also, This didn't seem to be a problem on Firefox 82.0.3 when I initially upgraded to Big Sur. It seems to have started with version 83.

I have completely deleted all firefox data and settings, and started fresh to confirm it wasn't corrupted settings, and it doesn't appear to be. I also asked about this in #Firefox on freenode, but after a couple hours of waiting never got an answer: so trying here today.

I've also searched, and no one else seems to have reported this issue, other than me. Is this a known issue, or am I the first? Also, is there anything I can do outside waiting for a firefox update / big sure updates? For now, I have disabled desktop notifications in YouTube settings as that's the only problem site I'm experiencing. This seems to be a firefox, and Youtube specific issue, as the latest version of Chrome is also set to deliver me notifications, and those work correctly, as well as do all other notifications, both system, and app.

If there is anything I can do to resolve this, please let me know.

Thanks

Asked by the.borking.chef 3 days ago

Mac Browser: How Do I Change the Frame Zoom Shortcut: Cmd>2-FingerTrackpadScroll

Re: MacBookPro circa 2013, macOS10.14.6, current and past versions of Firefox, Using YouNeedABudget.com, Attempted Help: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/mouse-sho… (read more)

Re: MacBookPro circa 2013, macOS10.14.6, current and past versions of Firefox, Using YouNeedABudget.com,

  Attempted Help:  https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/mouse-shortcuts-perform-common-tasks

YNAB is a personal finance budgeting system that I have used instead of Quicken for the past 10 years. Recently I updated my YNAB functionality from downloaded YNAB4 to server-based subscription nYNAB, which hasn't been equipped with all features for Safari, but is super-equipped (via TookKit developers) in Firefox. When I use Command Key to select multiple transactions in nYNAB, and then use the 2-finger scroll function on trackpad to find more below the visible range, the frame zooms out to infinitesimally small font, obviously making the font too small to recognize characters. Recovering previous font is tedious at best and frustrating to waste time and risks a loss of task concentration. The referenced Support Page doesn't even mention this action. This action does not occur in Safari, by the way, nor do I believe it is unique to nYNAB when using Firefox.

Please kill this apparently inadvertent Zoom action and substitute a MacTrackpad-friendly shortcut in next release. Thank you.

Asked by wlae2 3 days ago

Can I get Firefox on macOS to show an update notification icon somewhere?

I use Firefox Developer Edition (84.0b4) on macOS and pretty much never restart Firefox. Because of this I frequently miss updates. Chrome shows an update badge on the me… (read more)

I use Firefox Developer Edition (84.0b4) on macOS and pretty much never restart Firefox. Because of this I frequently miss updates. Chrome shows an update badge on the menu icon in the toolbar.

Is this built into Firefox aswell? I couldn't find anything like this and there doesn't seem to be an addon for this either.

Asked by Strayer 3 days ago

Change to a new computer

Hi! I want to change the Computer or want make my computer new, whats means I want start my Computer like brand new, before I install MacOs11. Now the question: How can … (read more)

Hi! I want to change the Computer or want make my computer new, whats means I want start my Computer like brand new, before I install MacOs11. Now the question: How can I take or save all the Passwords, the tabs, the links etc to the "new" computer? Thanks! Willi

please answer in a simple english, mys is not so well to understand all spezial english words. Thanks

Asked by w.nebelung 3 days ago

Firefox Menu Bar Unresponsive

Hi, my Firefox Menu bar always randomly stops responding... the "Apple" Menu & the "Firefox" Menu (About, Prefs., Hide/Show, Quit both still work, but not the rest o… (read more)

Hi, my Firefox Menu bar always randomly stops responding... the "Apple" Menu & the "Firefox" Menu (About, Prefs., Hide/Show, Quit both still work, but not the rest of the Firefox menus (File, Edit, View, History, Bookmarks, Tools, Window, Help)... those randomly become unresponsive, then total stop when using Firefox...)

Is there a setting in Firefox, or is there a way using Apple's Activity Monitor, or a Terminal command to force a restart of the Menu bars? this is getting very annoying LOL

Asked by 4ryca09 2 days ago