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AddBlock Plus

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone throug… (read more)

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone through the latest StartPage privacy protocol added to Firefox, but I am still beset with beastly adds. Hope you can help, Cordially, Joy

Asked by joy.breeze 1 week ago

Last reply by joy.breeze 14 minutes ago

Change prefered google login

I have multiple google accounts, one is for work which requires VPN login and an extra password. When I type calendar or Gmail into the address bar, it takes me directly … (read more)

I have multiple google accounts, one is for work which requires VPN login and an extra password. When I type calendar or Gmail into the address bar, it takes me directly to this account. Switching to my personal account requires me to log in to a VPN, do DFA, then switch accounts. How can I ask Firefox to log in to my personal account first instead?

Thanks!

Asked by marcell.zimanyi 14 hours ago

Last reply by marcell.zimanyi 8 hours ago

Download of pdf attachments

Hello, I'm using Firefox 102.0 (64-bit) on Win 10. When I click on the download icon of email attachments or Whatsapp files, firefox opens the pdf files in a new tab inst… (read more)

Hello,

I'm using Firefox 102.0 (64-bit) on Win 10. When I click on the download icon of email attachments or Whatsapp files, firefox opens the pdf files in a new tab instead of downloading them. All other file formats are downloaded correctly instead. How can I correct this problem, please?

Best regards, Giovanni

Asked by giovannis87 1 day ago

Last reply by giovannis87 10 hours ago

Firefox suddenly zooms in 400–800% with no user input. Cannot undo.

I've been noticing this more and more recently. I'm using Firefox 102.0 on a Mac running Monterey (12.4) with 64GB RAM. Firefox will suddenly zoom up on a screen between … (read more)

I've been noticing this more and more recently. I'm using Firefox 102.0 on a Mac running Monterey (12.4) with 64GB RAM. Firefox will suddenly zoom up on a screen between 400% up to 800% (I'm guessing; no way to verify this): see screenshot. This happens on random pages without my hitting any keys or clicking on anything, and I cannot replicate it. Note that I do not have screen zoom engaged, nor do I have any sort of zoom mechanism turned on in the OS. Hitting "undo" does nothing, as the browser thinks I'm trying to undo an action on the page, not a zoom. Resetting Firefox or restarting makes no difference.

Note that the screenshot is at actual size, but I have no way to control the resolution at which it shows up for you.

Asked by fluckiger 5 days ago

Last reply by fluckiger 14 hours ago

Videos will not fullscreen completely

Whenever I try to full screen a video the first time I open the browser, the video will not completely fill the screen. It only happens on firefox and the first time I op… (read more)

Whenever I try to full screen a video the first time I open the browser, the video will not completely fill the screen. It only happens on firefox and the first time I open the browser. I thought it was my extensions but it was not that. A thread was created on reddit describing the problem I have. I have linked it here. https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/rhwuvz/firefox_full_screen_on_win11_always_leaves_some/ I tried to change themes and that also did not work. Not sure what the problem is. Please help.

Asked by dk 3 weeks ago

Last reply by dk 15 hours ago

No sound in Firefox only with Arte.tv direct or replay

Lorsque je veux regarder une émission en direct sur Arte.tv ou une émission en replay, le son n'est pas activé automatiquement. Je dois aller dans les réglages du son de … (read more)

Lorsque je veux regarder une émission en direct sur Arte.tv ou une émission en replay, le son n'est pas activé automatiquement. Je dois aller dans les réglages du son de mon interface Manjaro Linux Cinnamon pour activer le volume sonore qui est à zéro sur ce site. Je ne rencontre pas ce problème avec les sites de France Télévision (France 2 ou France 3). J'utilise la dernière version de Firefox v 101.0.1 64 bits

Asked by Philippe F 1 week ago

Last reply by Philippe F 16 hours ago

RE: Firefox extremely slow to load pages or connect to Web sites after startup

It's June 2022, and I am using FF64 101.0.1. My issue is best described by Zaayl (2017) at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1157490, but the working and easies… (read more)

It's June 2022, and I am using FF64 101.0.1.

My issue is best described by Zaayl (2017) at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1157490, but the working and easiest solution I found was the one offered by delclemons (2018) at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1229621#question-reply.

My starting page is blank. I have an extension that shows my external IP as a country flag when FF starts up. If the flag doesn't show, I know I still cannot connect to any site. Similar to Zaayl's case, my FF can be able to connect to sites only after a certain amount of time, which varies from instant - very rarely - up to over 10 minutes. The wait always gets longer, especially when FF crashes and have to restart.

I've been searching a long, long time for the right fix. I cringe at the idea that I have to reinstall FF every time there's a major issue, like this one. Syncing back bookmarks and passwords and reinstalling the extensions are the easy part. The painful part is having to set details of accounts in the containers afterwards. I am so glad that is over now. Connection to sites is no longer prolonged after FF startup.

I wanted to thank the persons concerned, but I couldn't reply to their messages, which are now archived. So, I decided to post a new one here to do that; also, to help users who have to same issue as mine.

Asked by mobilesuit 1 week ago

Last reply by mobilesuit 4 days ago

Firefox hangs and stops loading any pages after random period of time

I'm not sure what is causing this, but it started at least a few months ago. I will be using firefox, and anywhere between a few minutes, or a few days, it will suddenly … (read more)

I'm not sure what is causing this, but it started at least a few months ago. I will be using firefox, and anywhere between a few minutes, or a few days, it will suddenly stop loading anything and I will have to completely quit it and restart it to get anything working again. No, it is not the HTTP3 problem; that was the first thing I tried. I've also uninstalled, and reinstalled the entire program, clearing all settings, etc. I am on windows. Generally good on firefox updates, will check and update usually every week or two.

Funny thing is, I also installed firefox nightly and that does not have this problem (although I have not used it as extensively as I normally do when browsing, so maybe I didn't hit whatever triggers this issue). It also works properly on other computers (as far as I'm aware). So I still think something is corrupt or wrong with my normal firefox program. I just don't know what or how.

Asked by chibblesthegreat 1 week ago

Last reply by chibblesthegreat 2 days ago

Suggestion: Cookie desired retention and cookie rejection on close of browersr

Hi All I manage my cookies manually as I keep many tabs open permanently. Having to constantly log back in to those accounts would be onerous if cookies were deleted on c… (read more)

Hi All

I manage my cookies manually as I keep many tabs open permanently. Having to constantly log back in to those accounts would be onerous if cookies were deleted on close of browser. Managing this via manually adding the website exceptions function is also a drag.

Would it be possible to have a 'keep cookie list' that are saved when the browser is closed?

Cheers M

Asked by Kimberl 4 days ago

Last reply by Kimberl 3 days ago

fonts.googleapis.com freezes Firefox and I have to reboot

This fonts.googleapis.com script freezes Firefox and it doesn't matter how long I wait it doesn't run again unless I restart my laptop. How can I fix it or block it? Than… (read more)

This fonts.googleapis.com script freezes Firefox and it doesn't matter how long I wait it doesn't run again unless I restart my laptop. How can I fix it or block it? Thanks.

Asked by NY14221 5 days ago

How to prevent history for long unique query strings

We frequently visit sites that use long query strings. Some of these strings are unique and session-specific, and the server will never allow them to be used again. Other… (read more)

We frequently visit sites that use long query strings. Some of these strings are unique and session-specific, and the server will never allow them to be used again. Other query string variables are used for session-specific navigation, like a page number or a record ID, and we may never have interest in trying to get back to that exact same spot within an application, but we might want to save some higher-level entry point. As a simple example, look at your history and see how many entries there are for 'www.google.com/url'.

To reduce the size of my history, I'd like to filter what gets logged. Actually I don't mind "History" for history's sake as a record of places we've actually been. The problem is that the same database is used for autotype and other purposes. The current implementation is not ideal for going back and visiting "applications" versus "specific web addresses". Maybe it's better to state that History should track URI's but when we are navigating back through History to go back to a specific page we're more interested in a less-specific URL. Using Google as an example again, it's OK for History to record the fact that I've visited a hundred Google search pages, or page 2,3,4 for a specific search, but ultimately I might only want to save the part of the query string that is relevant to a specific search. The next time I go back to some page there might not be a page 4, so if I'm going through history again for the purpose of revisiting pages, I just want to see page 1 of the results.

Can anyone recommend a plugin that allows regex filtering of history, or recording of page visits into a different database in addition to Firefox History? From there of course it would be convenient to filter that data by time and otherwise, just like History.

From a developer perspective, History gets written to a specific database/file - can someone tell us exactly which file and format that is? I might be able to write a post-processor that filters out underable records.

Is there a better approach to managing history? Is History just an automatic Bookmark, meaning I should be looking for a bookmark manager for this? Or maybe we should do a mass copy of History into a dedicated Bookmark folder, manipulate records there, and use that for back-navigation?

Time to create an Enhancement request?

Should I write a plugin? :)

Thanks.

Asked by Tony 5 days ago

Trouble connecting with Yahoo sites using Firefox browser.

Firefox browser has trouble connecting with Yahoo Finance website. It's intermittent, sometimes won't connect at all. In the those cases, I copy and past the URL into m… (read more)

Firefox browser has trouble connecting with Yahoo Finance website. It's intermittent, sometimes won't connect at all. In the those cases, I copy and past the URL into my Microsoft Edge address bar and the Yahoo site pops up immediately. What can I do to consistently access Yahoo sites on my Firefox browser?

Asked by hardieg 5 days ago

enable javascript on Firefox Android

How do I enable Javascript on Firefox Android? There are many so-called solutions on the net, but the one with "about-config" does not work; it just starts a search. Acco… (read more)

How do I enable Javascript on Firefox Android? There are many so-called solutions on the net, but the one with "about-config" does not work; it just starts a search. According to mozilla it does not work on mobile devices anyway. So, does anyone really know? Cheers

Asked by mediasail 2 weeks ago

Last reply by mediasail 5 days ago

How do I get my bookmarks back?

Firefox updated and my bookmarks are now gone. Firefox refuses to restore the old bookmarks, import from HTML ( this is from Opera). or import Microsoft Edge Legacy. I al… (read more)

Firefox updated and my bookmarks are now gone. Firefox refuses to restore the old bookmarks, import from HTML ( this is from Opera). or import Microsoft Edge Legacy.

I also would like to add that Microsoft Edge was able to import the HTML form Opera I have even tried exporting the ME bookmarks I restarted the computer

These are all the browsers with my old bookmarks Opera,Chrome, & IE I haven't update them in ages, and I forgot that the web bookmarks i was using went offline.

Thanks In Advance

Asked by youar3adummy 1 week ago

Last reply by youar3adummy 5 days ago

Why are google sites (Youtube, Gmail and Search) getting disconnected?

Why are google sites (Youtube, Gmail and Search) getting disconnected when all other sites are still connected to the Net? This has been happening since November 2021. W… (read more)

Why are google sites (Youtube, Gmail and Search) getting disconnected when all other sites are still connected to the Net? This has been happening since November 2021.

When that happens I close the FF and then immediately open it. Now the google sites work properly.

Never had that problem with other sites.....never!

Why the hell is this happening? Is FF responsible or Google?

So what is the solution?

Asked by Raz 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Raz 6 days ago

Firefox version 101.0.1 64bit Keeps freezing

Firefox version 101.0.1 64bit Keeps freezing, I have to use the task manager to close it. It happens about 10 times a day. What is wrong? What do I do to fix this besides… (read more)

Firefox version 101.0.1 64bit Keeps freezing, I have to use the task manager to close it. It happens about 10 times a day. What is wrong? What do I do to fix this besides switching to a new browser permenantly? Windows 10Pro 64

Asked by leensaginaw2011 6 days ago

pdf blocking

I have been using Firefox as my default browser for many years and much prefer it to the other browsers. However, several weeks ago Firefox started blocking the download … (read more)

I have been using Firefox as my default browser for many years and much prefer it to the other browsers. However, several weeks ago Firefox started blocking the download of my morning newspaper. Now I have to copy the link from my morning newspaper email and paste it into Chrome to get access to my newspaper rather than simply clicking the link in the email. While I found this very annoying, when I couldn't find a workaround, I just continued to copy/paste into Chrome. Today I tried to download my IRA quarterly statement and found Firefox is blocking this pdf download also. Note that in neither case does Firefox tell me that they are blocking the downloads and they just do not download and some pdfs do download. So this is now getting beyond just annoying. Is there a workaround for this new Firefox problem or is my only alternative to define Chrome or Edge as my default browser and give up Firefox?

Asked by rick146 2 weeks ago

Last reply by rick146 6 days ago

Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt.

I wanted to get an couple new addons to my firefox browser. But whenever I try to get one i get the message 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt… (read more)

I wanted to get an couple new addons to my firefox browser. But whenever I try to get one i get the message 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt' whether I save the file and install it in windows, or trey to install at the firefox addons page. I have done multiple re-installs of the latest browser, cleaned every file out of the system, even joined this community in case I have to get some kind of membership to get addons.

I am out of ideas to solve the problem, and I cannot find anywhere on the internet where the 'Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt'. problem I have is solved. Please help.

jkumpire

Asked by jkumpire 1 week ago

Last reply by jkumpire 6 days ago

SVG <g> tag is not working

In Chrome Browser, svg <g> tag is working well, but when I looking to Firefox It doesn't work. What should I do? Code like this.. ``` <g filter="url(#b)"> … (read more)

In Chrome Browser, svg <g> tag is working well, but when I looking to Firefox It doesn't work.

What should I do?

Code like this.. ```

   <g filter="url(#b)">
       <path fill="#F1F1F1" fill-opacity=".3" fill-rule="evenodd"
             d="M64.968 37.043c1.283-.232 3.18-.502 5.076-.502 1.897 0 3.794.27 5.076.502 1.01.183 1.834.88 2.251 1.817l3.004 6.758a1 1 0 0 0 .413.46l4.132 2.385a1 1 0 0 0 .605.128l7.355-.778c1.02-.108 2.035.259 2.699 1.041.842.995 2.024 2.503 2.973 4.145.948 1.643 1.663 3.42 2.103 4.647.346.966.156 2.028-.448 2.858l-3.99 5.485a1 1 0 0 0-.192.588v5.763a1 1 0 0 0 .191.588l3.989 5.483c.604.83.794 1.892.448 2.858-.44 1.227-1.154 3.004-2.103 4.647-.948 1.642-2.13 3.15-2.973 4.145-.663.782-1.678 1.149-2.699 1.04l-6.133-.648a1 1 0 0 0-.605.128l-5.85 3.378a1 1 0 0 0-.414.46l-2.505 5.636c-.416.938-1.241 1.634-2.25 1.817-1.283.232-3.18.502-5.077.502-1.896 0-3.793-.27-5.076-.502-1.01-.183-1.834-.879-2.25-1.817l-2.506-5.636a1 1 0 0 0-.414-.46l-5.85-3.377a1 1 0 0 0-.604-.129l-6.134.649c-1.02.108-2.035-.258-2.699-1.041-.842-.995-2.024-2.503-2.973-4.145-.948-1.643-1.663-3.42-2.102-4.647-.347-.966-.156-2.028.447-2.858l3.99-5.483a1 1 0 0 0 .19-.588v-5.763a1 1 0 0 0-.19-.588l-3.991-5.485c-.604-.83-.794-1.892-.448-2.858.44-1.227 1.154-3.004 2.103-4.647.948-1.642 2.13-3.15 2.973-4.145.663-.782 1.678-1.149 2.699-1.04l7.354.777a1 1 0 0 0 .605-.128l4.132-2.386a1 1 0 0 0 .414-.46l3.003-6.757c.417-.938 1.242-1.634 2.251-1.817Zm5.075 46.165c7.364 0 13.333-5.97 13.333-13.334s-5.969-13.333-13.333-13.333S56.71 62.51 56.71 69.874c0 7.364 5.97 13.334 13.333 13.334Z"
             clip-rule="evenodd"/>
       <path fill="url(#c)" fill-opacity=".2" fill-rule="evenodd"
             d="M64.968 37.043c1.283-.232 3.18-.502 5.076-.502 1.897 0 3.794.27 5.076.502 1.01.183 1.834.88 2.251 1.817l3.004 6.758a1 1 0 0 0 .413.46l4.132 2.385a1 1 0 0 0 .605.128l7.355-.778c1.02-.108 2.035.259 2.699 1.041.842.995 2.024 2.503 2.973 4.145.948 1.643 1.663 3.42 2.103 4.647.346.966.156 2.028-.448 2.858l-3.99 5.485a1 1 0 0 0-.192.588v5.763a1 1 0 0 0 .191.588l3.989 5.483c.604.83.794 1.892.448 2.858-.44 1.227-1.154 3.004-2.103 4.647-.948 1.642-2.13 3.15-2.973 4.145-.663.782-1.678 1.149-2.699 1.04l-6.133-.648a1 1 0 0 0-.605.128l-5.85 3.378a1 1 0 0 0-.414.46l-2.505 5.636c-.416.938-1.241 1.634-2.25 1.817-1.283.232-3.18.502-5.077.502-1.896 0-3.793-.27-5.076-.502-1.01-.183-1.834-.879-2.25-1.817l-2.506-5.636a1 1 0 0 0-.414-.46l-5.85-3.377a1 1 0 0 0-.604-.129l-6.134.649c-1.02.108-2.035-.258-2.699-1.041-.842-.995-2.024-2.503-2.973-4.145-.948-1.643-1.663-3.42-2.102-4.647-.347-.966-.156-2.028.447-2.858l3.99-5.483a1 1 0 0 0 .19-.588v-5.763a1 1 0 0 0-.19-.588l-3.991-5.485c-.604-.83-.794-1.892-.448-2.858.44-1.227 1.154-3.004 2.103-4.647.948-1.642 2.13-3.15 2.973-4.145.663-.782 1.678-1.149 2.699-1.04l7.354.777a1 1 0 0 0 .605-.128l4.132-2.386a1 1 0 0 0 .414-.46l3.003-6.757c.417-.938 1.242-1.634 2.251-1.817Zm5.075 46.165c7.364 0 13.333-5.97 13.333-13.334s-5.969-13.333-13.333-13.333S56.71 62.51 56.71 69.874c0 7.364 5.97 13.334 13.333 13.334Z"
             clip-rule="evenodd"/>
       <path stroke="url(#d)" stroke-opacity=".1" stroke-width=".2"
             d="M64.986 37.142c1.28-.232 3.17-.501 5.058-.501 1.889 0 3.779.269 5.059.5.974.177 1.772.85 2.177 1.76l3.003 6.757a1.1 1.1 0 0 0 .455.506l4.132 2.386a1.1 1.1 0 0 0 .666.14l7.355-.777c.99-.105 1.971.25 2.611 1.006.841.992 2.019 2.495 2.963 4.13.944 1.636 1.657 3.407 2.096 4.631.334.932.151 1.96-.435 2.765l-3.99 5.485a1.1 1.1 0 0 0-.211.647v5.763c0 .233.074.46.21.647l3.989 5.483c.586.805.769 1.833.435 2.765-.439 1.224-1.151 2.996-2.095 4.63-.945 1.636-2.122 3.139-2.963 4.131-.64.755-1.622 1.111-2.612 1.006l-6.133-.648a1.1 1.1 0 0 0-.666.14l-5.85 3.378a1.1 1.1 0 0 0-.455.506l-2.505 5.637c-.405.91-1.203 1.582-2.177 1.758-1.28.232-3.17.501-5.059.501-1.888 0-3.778-.269-5.058-.501-.974-.176-1.773-.848-2.177-1.758l-2.505-5.637a1.101 1.101 0 0 0-.456-.506l-5.85-3.377a1.1 1.1 0 0 0-.665-.141l-6.133.648c-.99.105-1.972-.25-2.612-1.006-.841-.992-2.019-2.495-2.963-4.13-.944-1.635-1.657-3.407-2.095-4.631-.334-.932-.152-1.96.434-2.765l3.989-5.483a1.1 1.1 0 0 0 .21-.647v-5.763a1.1 1.1 0 0 0-.21-.647l-3.99-5.485c-.586-.805-.77-1.833-.435-2.765.439-1.224 1.151-2.995 2.095-4.63.945-1.636 2.122-3.139 2.963-4.13.64-.756 1.622-1.112 2.612-1.007l7.355.778a1.1 1.1 0 0 0 .665-.142l4.132-2.385a1.1 1.1 0 0 0 .455-.506L62.81 38.9c.404-.91 1.203-1.582 2.177-1.758Zm5.057 46.166c7.42 0 13.433-6.015 13.433-13.434s-6.014-13.433-13.433-13.433S56.61 62.455 56.61 69.874c0 7.42 6.014 13.434 13.433 13.434Z"/>
   </g>

```

Asked by borapark13 6 days ago

Last reply by borapark13 6 days ago