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Change color of menu pop ups

Hi, I have a red theme (Red Fade) which I like. However the menus when you click anything on the menu bar (File, Edit etc) remain the default colour (see screenshot attac… (read more)

Hi,

I have a red theme (Red Fade) which I like.

However the menus when you click anything on the menu bar (File, Edit etc) remain the default colour (see screenshot attached). I would like these to be red also. Is it possible to change this background colour preferably using the userChrome.css file or alternatively an add-on? I know how to edit the userChrome file, so would like the code if possible please.

Thanks in advance, Paul.

Asked by Paul 4 weeks ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 3 weeks ago

Remove Icons from address bar

My address bar on my tablet is small due to my screen size and caused by the icons as shown in the screenshot I cannot see the address anymore and sometimes even not clic… (read more)

My address bar on my tablet is small due to my screen size and caused by the icons as shown in the screenshot I cannot see the address anymore and sometimes even not click it to edit. How can I remove them? I would expect all these yellow marked icons in the bar outside the address edit so I can add and remove the like all other icons.

Asked by werbenirvana 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Add-ons are not working although they are active

Hello everyone, Since the OS on my office PC was updated to Windows 10, Firefox add-ons on do not work properly. I get a blank popup menu when I click on Facebook Contain… (read more)

Hello everyone,

Since the OS on my office PC was updated to Windows 10, Firefox add-ons on do not work properly. I get a blank popup menu when I click on Facebook Container, LastPass does not save my credentials and I have to re-enter them everytime I close a window, Zotero Connector simply does not work at all, and AdBlocker Ultimate does not, well, block ads (see attached images). I should add that every time I start Firefox, the Adblocker Ultimate welcome tab is there. This is really annoying and makes me lose quite a bit of time everyday.

It looks as if Firefox was not saving some of my user settings properly. I tried refreshing Firefox, deleting my profile, uninstalling and reinstalling all add-ons, going to safe mode and back, nothing worked.

I should add that the exact same configuration, with the exact same add-ons works just fine on my personal laptop.

Any idea on what to do or where that might come from?

Asked by KermittDuss 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Change Firefox's default fonts (not just the "default font" setting, but really and truly, for all writing systems)

I want to change the default fonts in Firefox. The problem is that the "Default font" setting doesn't really do this. Going to the "Advanced" dialog shows the truth: for … (read more)

I want to change the default fonts in Firefox. The problem is that the "Default font" setting doesn't really do this. Going to the "Advanced" dialog shows the truth: for every single writing system, the entries are

Serif: (Default) Times New Roman
Sans-Serif: (Default) Arial
Monospace: (Default) Andale Mono

I want to change which fonts Firefox uses for these "(Defaults)," and I want those defaults to apply to every writing system. Going through every writing system and individually changing them - for every user on the system, mind you - is not an acceptable solution. I didn't see anything in about:config. There is a default, and it needs to be changeable somehow. How?

Asked by Cal 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 months ago

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Prevent Firefox from Clearing the Cache Automatically

Hi all, I'm a photographer and I've been using Firefox as my default/go-to browser for dealing with images-related things like uploading and downloading to server, access… (read more)

Hi all,

I'm a photographer and I've been using Firefox as my default/go-to browser for dealing with images-related things like uploading and downloading to server, accessing and opening photography-related sites and accounts such as Flickr Pro. I'd like to know if any of you can help me with my problem with cache.

So I've noticed that when using Firefox, oftentimes the cache is being cleared/purged automatically, for reasons I don't know yet. I'd like to know how I can keep the cache, or in other words, prevent Firefox from clearing the cache for any reason whatsoever. I really need the cache and I don't mind keeping a large or even massive cache. I'm browsing the same sites over and over again and I'd like to keep the cache instead of having to download it again everytime I browse the sites with Firefox.

The problem is I've tried things like disabling smart cache size and increasing my disk cache to 4 GB to no avail. Firefox always clears the cache automatically after certain period of time or under certain or specific condition(s). The thing is I don't know how to stop Firefox from tampering with my cache. None of my add-ons is actually tampering with the cache, nevermind clearing it.


Several settings that I've changed/modified manually:

・ browser.cache.auto_delete_cache_version: set to -1.

・ browser.cache.check_doc_frequency: set to 2.

・ browser.cache.disk.capacity: set to 4096000. I read somewhere that a Firefox users and a fellow photographer managed to increase the size to 16 GB with his Firefox 69 and is able to keep his cache until he clears it manually, but I failed to repro his steps since my Firefox always reverted back to 380 MB or something whenever I did that. He's probably using custom userChrome and/or userContent css.

All these settings are set to false: ・ browser.cache.disk.smart_size.enabled ・ browser.cache.disk.smart_size.first_run ・ browser.cache.disk.smart_size.use_old_max

・ browser.cache.memory.capacity: set to 2048000.

・ media.cache_size: sometimes I set this to 4096000 to see if it helps with anything, but most of the time it is set to its default value (unchanged).

・ browser.tabs.remote.warmup.enabled: set to false. I might accidentally added this to my 56.0.2 (and set it to false) since I don't remember tab warming being in pre-Quantum, but my 69.0.2 has this and I set it to false. There is also a thing with mouse cursor hovering over a tab making it reload the tab, but only after Firefox clear my cache.


If any of you curious about why I'm using 56.0.2, it's because I'm still using Multi Paste and Go add-on, which is a Godsend to me. It's really helpful with accessing or opening several links or images at once, oftentimes more than 30-40 images, and unfortunately the add-on is not made compatible with 69.0.2. I'm a very careful person when it comes to security and I never opened any sites with questionable or suspicious quality, just things related to work (photography) and bills (So-Net Nuro, Softbank, etc.) so please don't worry about my browsing habits or security risks. I also always disable Flash plugin.

At this point, I really have no idea how to prevent Firefox from clearing my cache. Sometimes Firefox clears my cache when I am still browsing, sometimes when I leave it idle. Sometimes I can reach over 1 GB of cache size before Firefox clears it, sometimes Firefox clears the cache when the size is still about 100-200 MB.

I always perform system maintenance manually (from updating OS to installing drivers, from setting up Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom to making backups) so I'd rather clearing my cache manually instead of letting Firefox do that for me.

Can any of you help me with my problem with cache?

I appreciate and thank for the help, advice, suggestion and assistance you could provide. I don't mind using custom userChrome or userContent as long as you don't mind guiding me with it (I never used it before).

I'm looking forward to get your help and feedback. Thank you very much.


Jun T.

p.s. while I can read English, I'm Japanese and I can't speak or write English fluently like a native speaker, so please forgive me if there's any typo or grammatical error in my explanation.

Asked by Jun 8 months ago

Last reply by Phil B. 6 months ago

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Cannot select application to open files, because access denied

I am trying to open magnet links with Firefox. I've gotten to the point where it asks me which program I want to open magnet links with. I want to point it to qBittorrent… (read more)

I am trying to open magnet links with Firefox. I've gotten to the point where it asks me which program I want to open magnet links with. I want to point it to qBittorrent, which is in /usr/bin, however firefox cannot open either of these folders when browsing for the application. It always says access denied. I have tried granting it permissions thru Ubuntu Software and it did nothing. Seems like a very obvious problem. How can I choose an application if I cant ever access where they're stored? Im trying to switch from Chrome but it's proving to be way more difficult than it needs to be.

Asked by jlcarveth 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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modified cursor (white cross)

Hello, Since a couple of days my cursor on firefox is modifier and i can fixed him. It's like a white cross with point in the middle) (exit white arrow). Someone have a s… (read more)

Hello,

Since a couple of days my cursor on firefox is modifier and i can fixed him. It's like a white cross with point in the middle) (exit white arrow).

Someone have a solution ?

TY

Asked by dirich_gwen 9 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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I have a Firefox browser extension I've repeated tried to remove -- SpecialSearchOffer

AVG keeps telling me I have 2 poorly rated browser extensions. One, IDF Online Identity Protection Tools, I want to keep and ignore the message. The other, SpecialSearc… (read more)

AVG keeps telling me I have 2 poorly rated browser extensions. One, IDF Online Identity Protection Tools, I want to keep and ignore the message. The other, SpecialSearchOffer, I've no idea how it was added, but clicking AVG's Remove doesn't eliminate it.

Asked by LoiS 9 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 months ago

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Disable side by side feature of Firefox 67+

My company uses an old ESR version of Firefox, which of course doesn't suit my needs. So I installed portable FF alongside this one, and uses it almost anytime (I know th… (read more)

My company uses an old ESR version of Firefox, which of course doesn't suit my needs. So I installed portable FF alongside this one, and uses it almost anytime (I know that I break the company policies...)

Up to FF 66, everything was fine, and I only had to launch Portable FF first to have it "taking the lead" and been used by default everywhere.

Firefox 67 has introduced the "side by side" feature, which is certainly nice and suits the huge majority of people. But not me... I now have both versions always running alongside, and Windows defaults to the old version, of course, since it is my company's setting.

Documentation for FF67 states "side by side mode is now enabled *by default*". Therefore, I have the obvious question: how can I disable this, since it is apparently the default, and not a mandatory setting.

I haven't found any clue to do that after many researches....

Asked by Goldor0ck 10 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 months ago

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I want to allow Firefox permanently to save all of my passwords. How can I allow Firefox permanently to save all of my passwords ?

Everyday I log in to many websites. I need to save those passwords. That's why I use Firefox's built in password manager. But I'm too much bored about it's prompts. I am… (read more)

Everyday I log in to many websites. I need to save those passwords. That's why I use Firefox's built in password manager. But I'm too much bored about it's prompts. I am allowing it every time. That's why I want to allow it permanently to save all of my passwords. How can I allow Firefox permanently to save all of my passwords ? If it is not possible, can you help me "How can I do this, by editing the ' omni.ja ' file in the 'C:\Drive' ? "

Asked by Sami The Legend 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

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Endless loop of asking for permission for Firefox after Re-enabling UAC

Since I could not drag and drop from the address bar to the desktop to create a URL shortcut, I was looking for help and found this article https://support.mozilla.org/en… (read more)

Since I could not drag and drop from the address bar to the desktop to create a URL shortcut, I was looking for help and found this article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/windows-administrator-launcher-process- bugfix, but when I re-enabled UAC, I got stuck in the endless loop of permission for Firefox.

Asked by ad_verbum 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

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Spellcheck not working even though dictionary installed and enabled

Hi, I'm trying to get the en-GB dictionary to silently install (for network deployment) into firefox, I've got the dictionary xpi, it's file name is ID, and it's dropped … (read more)

Hi, I'm trying to get the en-GB dictionary to silently install (for network deployment) into firefox, I've got the dictionary xpi, it's file name is ID, and it's dropped into the extensions folder. Firefox detects it and after changing the autoenablescope setting, it is automatically enabled within FF. However it is not actually active and working as it should (no spellcheck or underlining). By installing through the normal add-ons page it does work, of course. But not when installed and activated the silent way.

Any help would be appreciated.

Chris

Asked by Synkrox 1 year ago

Last reply by ronny.jensen 10 months ago

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Private browser for specific urls

I need to find an extension like this (Open private) thats no longer supported. That allows me to set specific urls that open in private mode. Adding shortcuts on the de… (read more)

I need to find an extension like this (Open private) thats no longer supported. That allows me to set specific urls that open in private mode. Adding shortcuts on the desktop is not the answer and always open in private mode is nalso not the answer. Chrome has incognito-filter that is perfect. whats the option for FF?

Asked by d1rage5 1 year ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 12 months ago

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Different homepages for different devices

I am trying to setup custom startpages that I am creating using HTML5/CSS/JS. Issue is I am doing this in multiple devices that I have Firefox Sync on. Those devices are … (read more)

I am trying to setup custom startpages that I am creating using HTML5/CSS/JS. Issue is I am doing this in multiple devices that I have Firefox Sync on.

Those devices are Manjaro (Linux) and Windows 10. Thus their directories and such differ vastly.

I setting the homepage to be `/home/arszilla/.config/mozilla-firefox/HomePage/index.html` on Linux, whereas on Windows it is `C:\Users\Arslan\Documents\Mozilla Firefox\HomePage\index.html`. However due to the sync this gets overwritten constantly.

Is there a way for me to keep Linux's homepage intact while the same is done for Windows? So Linux has its own 'non-synced' homepage, while Windows has its own 'non-synced' homepage?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Arszilla 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How can I limit the language options to one locale per language?

I am trilingual and thus installed support for English, Spanish and German and while on my phone, the keyboard is getting smart enough to guess sort of, which language I … (read more)

I am trilingual and thus installed support for English, Spanish and German and while on my phone, the keyboard is getting smart enough to guess sort of, which language I am writing the current word in, on the Desktop Browser I am not happy at all with how language needs manual switching. Worse, it shows completely pointless locales that I never consciously installed or asked for. 5 English locales, 6 German locales and 22 Spanish locales doesn't make it easier to switch languages. I end up picking random locales with the occasional surprises but would prefer to hide all but one locale per language, with a hotkey to cycle through or pick. How can I achieve a smoother language switching?

Asked by Giszmo 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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No add ons, themes, extensions showing in "add ons" menu

After installing v65, when I go to the addons menu, no items are showing. Evidence exist they are there 1/ I have addons working quite well with this version, I tried a … (read more)

After installing v65, when I go to the addons menu, no items are showing. Evidence exist they are there 1/ I have addons working quite well with this version, I tried a new theme which after a few re-starts, eventually took hold 2/ when I do open add ons menu, there is evidence that there is a list there, but they are only place holders. My mouse shows a blue line around the entire field, but absolutely nothing inside... like a white out. So I can't uninstall themes, even though I have installed a trial one... nothing at all appears. HELP!

Asked by pik94 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Web game requires adobe flash player to be installed, how do I give it permission?

System details: Ubuntu 18.04 Firefox 65.0.1 Adobe Flash player 32 web game: tetrisfriends.com The game used to work and then one day the prompt went away and the website … (read more)

System details: Ubuntu 18.04 Firefox 65.0.1 Adobe Flash player 32

web game: tetrisfriends.com

The game used to work and then one day the prompt went away and the website cannot use adobe flash player and requires me to install it. I have uninstalled and reinstalled on several occasions and rebooted several times as well with no success. Please help.

Asked by seabar 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to stop Firefox from making automatic requests on startup

Every time I start Firefox with a new profile, despite trying in several ways to make this not happen, Firefox automatically makes a series of requests to URL's and will … (read more)

Every time I start Firefox with a new profile, despite trying in several ways to make this not happen, Firefox automatically makes a series of requests to URL's and will retry them repeatedly when those requests fail.

``` GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 POST https://shavar.services.mozilla.com/downloads?client=Firefox&appver=60.2&pver=2.2 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 POST https://shavar.services.mozilla.com/downloads?client=Firefox&appver=60.2&pver=2.2 ... (and so on) ```

I am trying to make this not happen. I'm ideally looking for a setup where Firefox will make no requests at all without me explicitly telling it to but just eliminating the two requests above would be a great start!

Here's what I've tried so far:

1. Uncheck "Provide search suggestions" in `about:preferences#search`

2. I've followed these instructions --- https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-stop-firefox-making-automatic-connections

2. Here are a combination of select settings from my `user.js` preferences file that I put in to place before opening Firefox in my attempts to stop this. Some of these may or may not be relevant but I'm including them so you have some idea what I've tried: ``` user_pref("app.update.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.tabs.crashReporting.sendReport", false); user_pref("browser.crashReports.unsubmittedCheck.enabled", false) user_pref("browser.search.update", false); user_pref("browser.search.suggest.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.systemAddon.update.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.update.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.downloads.remote.enabled", false); user_pref('browser.search.geoSpecificDefaults.url', ); user_pref('media.gmp-manager.url', ); user_pref('browser.safebrowsing.provider.mozilla.updateURL', ); user_pref('browser.safebrowsing.provider.mozilla.gethashURL', ) user_pref('browser.search.cohort', ); user_pref("services.sync.prefs.sync.browser.urlbar.suggest.searches", false); ``` Any ideas?

Asked by unverified_contact 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Why are websites identifying me as being in Europe?

I have a VPN on my PC in the USA, but whether it's turned on or not, most websites identify my computer as being in Europe (normally Germany or Austria)... When I go to b… (read more)

I have a VPN on my PC in the USA, but whether it's turned on or not, most websites identify my computer as being in Europe (normally Germany or Austria)... When I go to buy something, the price is in foreign currency... I NEVER have my VPN connected to foreign hubs (always USA), so how do I fix this problem in Firefox?

Asked by TheToe 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago