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Firefox preferences reverts to defaults even when i set them to something else.

Hi. Two things keep happening in the Firefox preferences menu on my MacBook Pro, Every couple of days or so. The default setting for Home > Homepage and new window… (read more)

Hi.

Two things keep happening in the Firefox preferences menu on my MacBook Pro, Every couple of days or so.

  1. The default setting for Home > Homepage and new windows reverts to Firefox home (default) even though I have set the URL to which i want FF to go when I launch it.
  1. Likewise, I set the Default search engine to Google, but it (along with the above) defaults the Browser default (Yahoo!). I have to reset it + go to the Search Shortcuts list and remove the Browser default.

This started happening suddenly a few months ago. Finally, I got irritated enough to ask for help here.

Thanks for your help.

Asked by C S Balachandran 3 minutes ago

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Firefox freezes trying to install Thunderbird

Brand new windows 10 laptop. Installed Firefox just fine. I downloaded the Thunderbird exe install file OK. When I try to execute it, Firefox freezes. Tried about 10 … (read more)

Brand new windows 10 laptop. Installed Firefox just fine. I downloaded the Thunderbird exe install file OK. When I try to execute it, Firefox freezes. Tried about 10 times. i tried several different exe files. Any suggestions?

Asked by jmlandt 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

image map works in Chrome, but not FireFox or Edge

I have an image map that works fine with Chrome. However it fails in Firefox and Edge. It behaves as if the image is bigger, and therefore all mappings are incorrect. Why… (read more)

I have an image map that works fine with Chrome. However it fails in Firefox and Edge. It behaves as if the image is bigger, and therefore all mappings are incorrect. Why would different browsers look at the same image, and behave differently?

https://truthrightlydivided.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/TwoRoadsLEB-responsive.html Hover should bring up any verse selected.

Asked by jrdiebel 56 minutes ago

Last reply by jscher2000 26 minutes ago

Some pages are not loading...

I am writing here from Chrome browser because in accounts.firefox.com I get "Cookies and local storage are required. Please enable... Try again". Cookies are already enab… (read more)

I am writing here from Chrome browser because in accounts.firefox.com I get "Cookies and local storage are required. Please enable... Try again". Cookies are already enabled, Manage Cookies shows a lot of them -some minutes old (I had deleted them in one of the attempts to fix the issue, also recent history and other privacy stuff). Some pages I access regularly remain blank. One of them displays its content for 1/2 second. Other shows me the login page but I cannot login. Other sites I can access to the main page but its links. About required "local storage" there's nothing about that under Settings search. FF 92.0 Ubuntu 20.04 I've been using Ubuntu/Firefox for 14 years. Thank you

Asked by marciano 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 27 minutes ago

FireFox not opening

I haven't used my laptop in a while so when I booted up it had to get Win updates and FF updates, once done with those I tried to open FF but didn't get very far before I… (read more)

I haven't used my laptop in a while so when I booted up it had to get Win updates and FF updates, once done with those I tried to open FF but didn't get very far before I got a blank screen with this showing....

XML Parsing Error: undefined entity Location: chrome://browser/content/browser.xhtml Line Number 759, Column 13:

           <toolbarbutton id="UITourTooltipClose" class="close-icon"
</pre>

What this means is over my head.... help.

Thanks ahead of time..  :)

Win 10, Dell inspirion N5010

Asked by wp129 1 hour ago

Last reply by cor-el 28 minutes 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 jscher2000 46 minutes ago

Menu Spacing

Why do you fix things that ain't broke. You want to change things advise those that want change of necessary ACTIONS TO ACCEPT CHANGE. I've had to waste precious time ge… (read more)

Why do you fix things that ain't broke. You want to change things advise those that want change of necessary ACTIONS TO ACCEPT CHANGE. I've had to waste precious time getting to this screen to enter message. Screen real estate is a premium. Why blow it up with white space. Come on! Please return to previous screen formats.

It's been quite awhile since you've made unnecessary display format changes. Please return it to the way it was.

Asked by greying_owl 1 week ago

Last reply by mbetts1 52 minutes ago

Change the bookmark colors in FF92

I have modified userChrome.css with editBMPanel_folderMenuList { /* Specify icon to override basic folder */ list-style-image: url("chrome://browser/skin/places/bo… (read more)

I have modified userChrome.css with

  1. editBMPanel_folderMenuList {
 /* Specify icon to override basic folder   */
 list-style-image: url("chrome://browser/skin/places/bookmarksToolbar.svg") !important; 
 /* list-style-image: url("file:///E:/FireFox%20ESR/App/Firefox64/browser/bookmarksToolbar.svg")  */

}

/*  One line fix   This colours all bookmarks  Blue */ 
.bookmark-item[container], treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container) { fill: #3336ff !important; }

/* Make Shop folder Red */ toolbarbutton.bookmark-item[label="Shop"] > .toolbarbutton-icon { fill: #e74c3c  !important; }

This colors all the bookmarks blue and changes the 'Shop' folder to red

I went into the omni.ja file and extracted bookmarksToolbar.svg and saved it in the above directory. When I change the url to the file: and comment out Chrome: then it loads the svg file but doesn't color it. It stays gray. What is the difference?

thanks Norbert

Asked by Norbert38 1 hour ago

Strange look

Hi, To start with I love your browser been using and recommending it for many years. I am a service provider and have a customer that started getting this in her Firefox … (read more)

Hi, To start with I love your browser been using and recommending it for many years. I am a service provider and have a customer that started getting this in her Firefox browser. Started a few weeks ago. Hard to describe the attachment will show more. There is a image box link. No image shows in any of them but clicked on it does go to the url. The url address is right after it. They are partially imposed over part of the description of the web site. Now my Firefox browser on my machine does not look like this. Is this a setting I need to disable to return it to normal and remove this little image box at the beginning? Or is there a problem with the browser? Thank you for your time and help. SEBassman

Asked by SERocks 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

Some little problem between Firefox and the keyboard

Hi ! I explain what happens : I run Firefox. The keyboard is operational. I leave FF open for a while, then go back to FF. The keyboard does not respond anymore, I must o… (read more)

Hi ! I explain what happens : I run Firefox. The keyboard is operational. I leave FF open for a while, then go back to FF. The keyboard does not respond anymore, I must open another FF session to regain use of the keyboard.

My system : Acer PC, Mageia 8 64b + Xfce, downloaded Firefox 92.0 (not RPM)

Thank you for your help !

Asked by Gilles Pascual 1 hour ago

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Bookmarks CSS

Why are vertical spaces different in my bookmarks from my personal bar, the lateral panel and the library window ? How to fix it, as I want everything same ? I'm unable t… (read more)

Why are vertical spaces different in my bookmarks from my personal bar, the lateral panel and the library window ? How to fix it, as I want everything same ? I'm unable to take a capture of my personal bar where vertical spaces are bigger than elsewhere.

Asked by api16 1 day ago

Answered by api16 8 hours ago

English language

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 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

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Getting 522 Timeout Just on Firefox (other browsers OK)

Recently I’ve been receiving a 522 timeout error in Firefox attempting to reach URL www.cocoontech.com. The 522 is returned from Cloudflare’s reverse proxy servers (see … (read more)

Recently I’ve been receiving a 522 timeout error in Firefox attempting to reach URL www.cocoontech.com. The 522 is returned from Cloudflare’s reverse proxy servers (see uploaded image). However, I can successfully reach that URL using Chrome and MS Edge browsers. Only Firefox receives the 522 error. I can access numerous other websites with Firefox, so it seems to be isolated to just www.cocoontech.com. I’ve looked at numerous settings in Firefox, but have not seen anything that seems relevant to this issue.

Any ideas where to look to resolve this issue?

Asked by Maniacal611 2 weeks ago

Answered by Maniacal611 2 weeks ago

Add microphone prompt not available in Google translate or on any website and cannot allow microphone even in Page Info

Basically whenever I click the microphone option in Google Translate it says "Voice Input isn't supported by my Browser" I have no idea why this is happening. I have trie… (read more)

Basically whenever I click the microphone option in Google Translate it says "Voice Input isn't supported by my Browser" I have no idea why this is happening. I have tried every troubleshooting technique along with refreshed my Entire browser while I was about to uninstall and reinstall it.

I have also changed it from the Page Info page by clicking Ctrl + i and changing it from Permissions, didn't work.

Please help, Btw this is happening only in Google Translate, Google Search. And not in Google Meet or Youtube for some reason.

Asked by sourabsrk 2 hours ago