Firefox 96.0 - "Forced" dark mode

I have been a "light theme" user for 15+ years. Since updating to 96.0 today, a dark mode spreading across Firefox has been forced onto me, including: New tab backgroun… (read more)

I have been a "light theme" user for 15+ years. Since updating to 96.0 today, a dark mode spreading across Firefox has been forced onto me, including:

  • New tab background
  • Background of any tab waiting to load a page
  • Google/Youtube background
  • Settings/add-ons/password menu backgrounds
  • Automatic username/password drop-down background
  • Background of the little box that appears on the bottom-left (the one which shows the URL when you mouse over a link)

I am unhappy with this and wish to have my usual theme back. Can anyone please assist?

(In addition, there is some sort of white border around the current tab, which I do not like)

Asked by hevinroyal 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Firefox 96.0 stop working not loading any websites

Hello guys, I just dont understand what its with Firefox like 10 minutes ago just with no errors or making sompting to it dose not load any websites at all. No crash erro… (read more)

Hello guys,

I just dont understand what its with Firefox like 10 minutes ago just with no errors or making sompting to it dose not load any websites at all.

No crash errors no nothink, it opens but when i whant to browse anythink its not woorking.

The only think i see on firefox help > about its Checking for updates loading.

I reboolted my pc, router....etc

IE & Chrome works only firefox not.

Anyone have this issue ?

Asked by CristianD 4 days ago

Last reply by SUMOsJR 4 days ago

white on black

After new 96.0 update today, browser changed to white on black background; always had the opposite. Can't see method to change back. Setting in font section still says bl… (read more)

After new 96.0 update today, browser changed to white on black background; always had the opposite. Can't see method to change back. Setting in font section still says black on white, to no effect.’ Don't want the white on black.

Asked by diben681 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

Firefox 96 Not Working - Workaround/Temp Fix

Firefox 96 stopped working for me this morning :( A workaround/temporary fix is to disable (set to false) http3 in about:config. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=299… (read more)

Firefox 96 stopped working for me this morning :(

A workaround/temporary fix is to disable (set to false) http3 in about:config.

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29918052

Asked by Bob 4 days ago

Last reply by DartanianTheMagnificent 19 hours ago

blocked 3rd party cookies

I use Kaltura to record lectures and post them to my course at the U of Utah on Canvas. This semester, Firefox will not allow me to open "my media" where the Kaltura reco… (read more)

I use Kaltura to record lectures and post them to my course at the U of Utah on Canvas. This semester, Firefox will not allow me to open "my media" where the Kaltura recordings are posted on Canvas. I get the following message: It seems your browser is blocking 3rd party session cookies which are required for the Kaltura application. To resolve this issue, please update your settings to allow 3rd party cookies.

I copied the Kaltura web address 670542.kaf.kaltura.com that I can see in Chrome and pasted it into a Chrome browser and it goes to my recordings in Canvas when I use Chrome. The same site doesn't work in Firefox. How do I unblock Kaltura third party sessions? Thank you.

Bob McKnight U of Utah Instructor

Asked by robert.mcknight 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Reddit "Blocked"?

Attached is what happens when I try to go on reddit. I have no idea what is happening. I was using it just fine 10 minutes ago. I restarted my PC, firefox, opened reddit … (read more)

Attached is what happens when I try to go on reddit. I have no idea what is happening. I was using it just fine 10 minutes ago. I restarted my PC, firefox, opened reddit on chrome. Nothing has fixed it and I have no idea what's going on

Asked by ross.partin 3 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 days ago

Cannot bypass "Secure Connection Failed" when access an internal corporate device

Hi, We currently connect to a vendor devices admin page that is inaccessible via Firefox because of the following error "Secure Connection Failed" (Error code: SEC_ERROR… (read more)

Hi, We currently connect to a vendor devices admin page that is inaccessible via Firefox because of the following error "Secure Connection Failed" (Error code: SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE) and won't present the option to proceed via the "Advanced" option. Long story.... The vendor is aware of the issue and as the configuration page is always accessed internally and uses TLS in some form they do not want to allow us to make any changes to uploading our own certs.

Anyway recently I was made aware of a keyboard shortcut to force firefox to bypass the error screen and force a connection, however I have not been able to find it since on the Shortcut guide for firefox. Can anyone provide me with this shortcut, It will save having to switch between multiple browsers.

Thanks is Advance,

Asked by cathalmc1 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Firefox doesn't load pages after update

After Win10 and Firefox installed some updates, Firefox doesn't load any web-pages, infinitly checks for updates and cann't get it, cann't load my router's web interface.… (read more)

After Win10 and Firefox installed some updates, Firefox doesn't load any web-pages, infinitly checks for updates and cann't get it, cann't load my router's web interface. Current Firefox' version is 95.0.2 x64. Microsoft Edge works properly. I have already turned on and off Windows' firewall (I have no other firewalls) and restarted system.

Asked by qoom 4 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 days ago

Suddenly the backgrounds to many Firefox screens - browser, history, settings - changed from white to black. This makes it very difficult for me to read whats on these screens. How do I change them back to white?

Suddenly the backgrounds to many Firefox screens - browser, history, settings - changed from white to black. This makes it very difficult for me to read whats on these s… (read more)

Suddenly the backgrounds to many Firefox screens - browser, history, settings - changed from white to black. This makes it very difficult for me to read whats on these screens. How do I change them back to white?

The browser screen was black and I did that "about:config" thing and toggled the "browser.proton.enabled" to False which converted the background of the browser to back to white but all the other drop down menus are still black. The bookmark toolbar menu is black, the background of the hamburger menu is black, and the "customize menu" background is black. These areas are now difficult for me to see.

When FF developers start fooling around with colors in the FF browser they need to tread lightly and be aware of all accessibility problems their users may have. Where accessibility is concerned, one size doesn't fit all. Some people have problems with white backgrounds and others, like myself, have problems reading screens with black backgrounds. One simply MUST be aware of sight problems in users.

P.S. I tried uploading photos of the black backgrounds in question but the upload wheel just kept spinning. The photo size was within accepted parameter. Also, I tried to check the box "Email me when someone answers the thread" but that wouldnt work either.

Asked by hardlaceroses 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 14 hours ago

Sharing Screen on Discord and Google Meet doesnt have any sounds

I tried sharing my screen with audio to my friends in Discord and Google Meet, but my friends couldn't hear anything from my pc besides my mic. I tried sharing a tab in M… (read more)

I tried sharing my screen with audio to my friends in Discord and Google Meet, but my friends couldn't hear anything from my pc besides my mic. I tried sharing a tab in Mozilla and the entire screen, both doesn't work for me.

Asked by limmingyou 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 22 hours ago

The font size on tab bar discriminates old people, very age-unfriendly.

The tab is large enough, but the font size of tab bar is too small. The font size on tab bar discriminates old people, very age-unfriendly. I suggest to make the font the… (read more)

The tab is large enough, but the font size of tab bar is too small. The font size on tab bar discriminates old people, very age-unfriendly. I suggest to make the font there larger and bold.

Asked by WANG 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 23 hours ago

Reddit only shows a black web page with the word "Blocked"

Suddenly and while Firefox was open I lost access to Reddit, all it now shows is a black page with the word "Blocked" in it. I've disabled addons, tried a Private Window … (read more)

Suddenly and while Firefox was open I lost access to Reddit, all it now shows is a black page with the word "Blocked" in it. I've disabled addons, tried a Private Window and am about to do a cache flush. I'm not banned from Reddit, I can still log in on Edge and on Android apps no problem and Reddit seems to be the only page that is having this issue. There doesn't seem to be a ban or block list in Firefox that I can find, I'm at a loss as to why this has suddenly happened.

Asked by dominexjudex 3 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 days ago

Firefox dark mode

Please I just have read lots of people here with the same problem: I want to get rid of this dark mode and there's no help at all to solve this....how can this be possib… (read more)

Please I just have read lots of people here with the same problem: I want to get rid of this dark mode and there's no help at all to solve this....how can this be possible? Help me please, please, please !!!!

Asked by giuseppeaquino 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

website wont work says must accept 3rd party cookies have tried several things

My bank has a tab that pays money directly its called Popmoney. Up until yesterday it has worked fine. It now says "We're sorry for this error. In order to use this se… (read more)

My bank has a tab that pays money directly its called Popmoney. Up until yesterday it has worked fine. It now says "We're sorry for this error. In order to use this service, your internet browser must accept third-party cookies. Please refer to your browser's online help for enabling cookies in your system. Please try again after you enable the cookies." I have gone into settings and unchecked the box for cookies (all of them)under the enhanced tracking protection....reloaded tabs and restarted browser and restarted computer... it still says the same thing on the bank website. I also have gone on the shield next to the website bar and turned off the protection for this site there as well ... it still says the same thing... I also cleared the cookies and the cache for the site I also have unchecked the Tracking I also have put the website address in as an exception for pop up blockers can anyone help /... is this a glitch in a new update.... I think a new update happened ? please help

Asked by leggettandassoc 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 19 hours ago

As of update 96.0, now have a white text on black background.

I didn't ask for this change, and I don't want it. Black on white is hard on my eyes to read. I've already checked around the forums and nothing that other posters have… (read more)

I didn't ask for this change, and I don't want it. Black on white is hard on my eyes to read.

I've already checked around the forums and nothing that other posters have suggested works to change it back. Yes, I use a custom theme and I'm not going to change it to "white". I didn't make any changes , firefox did.

Asked by lightsenshi23 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

unable to open website on to the latest version V96

We are able to open website on previous versions older than 96. and facing below issue . The page isn’t redirecting properly. This problem can sometimes be caused by dis… (read more)

We are able to open website on previous versions older than 96. and facing below issue .

The page isn’t redirecting properly. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

Also we check solution and applied as per your help portal but still facing same difficulty , please help regarding this .

Asked by pritam25deshmukh 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago

Firefox 96.0 unstability under Mac

Hello, I work as IT Support admin and I manage de Mac software & update deployments. I deployed the 96.0 yesterday and a good portion of our users are experiencing is… (read more)

Hello,

I work as IT Support admin and I manage de Mac software & update deployments.

I deployed the 96.0 yesterday and a good portion of our users are experiencing issues (Macs only):

We have an infinite loading on every pages we try to open. And must force quit the App. From time to time it looks like its working back again for a while, but then it occurs again. Sadly I haven't found a way to trigger the problem on the demand in order to pinpoint the origin.

according to this post :https://www.spinics.net/lists/fedora-devel/msg296180.html It may be an infinite loop in the HTTP3 protocol.

I had trouble finding information on this problem.

Any more clue about this ?

Asked by Draawa 4 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 days ago