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Firefox no longer remembers history

Since I started using Firefox many years ago I have allowed it to remember history and every couple of weeks have delated the oldest history pages. Recently Firefox histo… (read more)

Since I started using Firefox many years ago I have allowed it to remember history and every couple of weeks have delated the oldest history pages. Recently Firefox history covers only today and this page disappears when I close Firefox. Firefox is set to remember history but the function seems to have gone. How can I resurrect it?

Asked by smcc42 11 minutes ago

Am I the only one?

Hi, - Youtube doesn't play anymore on pages unless going to Youtube - Open link in other tab works sometime... Have to right click, copy link then new tab to open. - Abov… (read more)

Hi, - Youtube doesn't play anymore on pages unless going to Youtube - Open link in other tab works sometime... Have to right click, copy link then new tab to open. - Above when FF allow me to click on links - Websites come without images

Is that me or FF all security shit, makes browsing like hell at the point after more than 15 years want to go and see elsewhere. BTW...Same shit on windows, android and linux

Asked by xcsensei 25 minutes ago

Disable cache for specific websites

There's a website I visit that firefox caches for some reason in such a way that it can't be updated anymore when the page changes. I know that the developers of the site… (read more)

There's a website I visit that firefox caches for some reason in such a way that it can't be updated anymore when the page changes. I know that the developers of the site won't fix it, so I need a way to fix it on my end. I have to Ctrl F5 to refresh the page otherwise it will say "Posted 1 second ago" permanently and never show any comments or upvotes or anything.

I was hoping there was a way to disable the cache for a specific website only. There is a way in Chrome, but I don't want Chrome.

Asked by Vas 1 hour ago

attachment fails

today i tried to attach a file on dnb.no it is a banking in Norway, the pop up for the attachment progress would start but the file never gets uploaded. i contacted the… (read more)

today i tried to attach a file on dnb.no it is a banking in Norway, the pop up for the attachment progress would start but the file never gets uploaded. i contacted the dnb customer service, they told me to use another bowers, i used then Microsoft Edge, it worked. why this happens to Firefox, why it didn't work with my Firefox browser? this is the browser i am using since 15 years and never had this problem with it since then.

Asked by SAMIMY 1 hour ago

What Happened to 'View Image' in the Context Menu?

Per title and attached image. Why do I no longer have the option to view image in the same tab any more? I should not need a browser extension to have brought it back. Th… (read more)

Per title and attached image.

Why do I no longer have the option to view image in the same tab any more? I should not need a browser extension to have brought it back. This new feature is, frankly, rather annoying and I would like to have the option to have it back. Please don't tell me to modify userChrome.css because that doesn't seem to do anything anymore. I have tried on numerous occasions to use it to get rid of the obnoxious Email Image by following markup examples given on numerous forums, so I don't trust it to bring back a feature unjustly stripped from me.

Or, failing that, tell me how to get that context to open in the background. I have that option set for links, and am rather unhappy that it is ignored on this new image context and bookmarks to a lesser extent.

It has been a day since updating to this new version, and I hate it already.

Asked by treliormorningstar 6 hours ago

Last reply by treliormorningstar 2 hours ago

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"Open image" replaced with "Open image in new window", how do I fix it?

Something broke in my browser. For last day or two whenever I try to open an image to see it in full details etc, it instead opens new tab. Then I realized that descripti… (read more)

Something broke in my browser. For last day or two whenever I try to open an image to see it in full details etc, it instead opens new tab. Then I realized that description of this basic option changed to what it does now, as well, so I assume this is some sort of new feature.

How do I revert it? Do I need some sort of plugin? If yes, is there plugin that outright replaces this new, worse functionality with old, better one? If not, can someone message me when such plugin exists?

Asked by Nekomimi 11 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 8 hours ago

When clicking "open link in new tab" Firefox sometimes opens in new window instead

When I open a first Firefox instance from taskbar in Windows 10, if I do a Google search then right click on any of the results, then select "Open Link in New Tab", FF la… (read more)

When I open a first Firefox instance from taskbar in Windows 10, if I do a Google search then right click on any of the results, then select "Open Link in New Tab", FF lalways opens that link in a new window, not a new tab as requested. The new window takes up the right hand half of my display which means I have to manually size it larger or maximize it. This behavior continues as long as I use the first FF window to open any links - they never open in a tab of the original window and only create lots of windows - this is very hard to deal with IMHO. Now here's the weird part - If I use one of the new windows, then FF behaves just as it should. Do a Google search and all links can be opened in new tabs in the new window, as requested. I did not notice this strange behavior until about April 10 when I believe I accepted a new update to FF.

Asked by qtluom 8 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN happening with email links again

Hi all, I'm having a repeat of this issue: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1291551 Again some links from emails have been giving me the "Warning: Potential Se… (read more)

Hi all,

I'm having a repeat of this issue: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1291551

Again some links from emails have been giving me the "Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead" page with the error message "SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN". I get this in safe mode but not in private browsing. I have tried all of the fixes suggested last time I asked about this problem including deleting cert9.db but that hasn't worked this time (so maybe it wasn't the fix last time either).

To be explicit, I've tried all fixes on these pages so please don't suggest them again without providing an explanation about why you think it will work (a technical explanation please): https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-and-other-browsers-cant-load-websites https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/secure-connection-failed-error-message https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/connection-untrusted-error-message http://kb.mozillazine.org/Error_loading_websites https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/what-does-your-connection-is-not-secure-mean https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/websites-dont-load-troubleshoot-and-fix-errors

And also this one, which is actually related to the message (none of the above are): https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/what-does-your-connection-is-not-secure-mean#w_ssl-error-bad-cert-domain

Some examples of links that I get this message for: https://click.mail10.smallworldlabs.net/ls/click?upn=4FIN3hZFvI-2BP9iq5nue2vk-2BIMF5sm7TLqXM-2BBHmHs4tQjfdaurWm34ztLj9SPiVE4gseyCl-2FaqSWT59ygV9BpAcDzFkriqc5NC2qBiwl5aOaxL8F5mgo-2BFX-2Fgbi7iwZeFhIlJVBY5pUPWQy6owSYMskwXWDY7Y1aaoMS-2BkHbmCPTNSg29Z4JoYD7fjx9bZW5b2-2Fg5dX2SSuZS5csOf3H6IGmB8UNGulRns8j4EzznpinCvgJxocujRrlszMnMzDFaGlZcc-2BWOcJNASuRsaEH6HcXAoqMnLhDAoAdn0UChLWOY-2FfbP2Ib-2FUEDr6NloUbD-2FnHqHVVYd821nihjMp740-2F5x7GMXZmwRiFR7H2o2PqTC4rmR-2BSqxJ-2BuAl15SvxjWYbO9ClP8PSHw5pY80IikJqK10tVO8wFNKUY0vnffi80-3DW8m3_a4b-2FpboTDHPk-2BrdoYKQMvkNzRfSbL-2BRxE8OVpRrBC237mTF3qcpluLuTnfAWEU7fFwhhtOg-2BbDd1pxD5bmCpb3y8948sPEH5oTF-2Fsg1k82R-2Be5SnCvGNogmdD1MB5K11JV0Ow8rxc63etMs7M6GZzfslGWbxLHW9hydaH2RME5RPXqcBAsIRau-2FizQsq15rW5BclijLm23gWXw-2BvlJjO8gxiJ-2BQwpw2wvKihYGT4DKxPTObnz-2Fpn1ua2ng0ah-2BN1xDub-2Bav5GSEDaq4OPiG8JUArfSPtya-2ByoEn6CzLpZaqsLJ5rbTCztuAV25pOmNhojUORS-2Fnyv8FFlz-2Fh4EX6xolAvA1UgOdaXT3xescKfmROnAvFsYyB88QxIKBXi1-2Br

Web sites prove their identity via certificates. Firefox does not trust this site because it uses a certificate that is not valid for click.mail10.smallworldlabs.net. The certificate is only valid for the following names: *.sendgrid.net, sendgrid.net

Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN

https://click.topgear.bbc.com/?qs=c719f0befb99016fe4d64e88dc7ec435f7eee7452916295aaa562fc47d530c91af5900c5d298ac67019e3560abca9b8eab0be3a91e8e632f

Firefox does not trust this site because it uses a certificate that is not valid for click.topgear.bbc.com. The certificate is only valid for origin-click.s6.exacttarget.com.

Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN

Please tell me if you need more info. All helpful suggestions much appreciated.

Thanks :)

Asked by madbilly 2 hours ago

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Manage passwords menu option removed from Firefox account menu button?

Up to some days ago I had the extremely handy option to look up a stored password in sync, by clicking on the firefox account button in the toolbar. In the menu that open… (read more)

Up to some days ago I had the extremely handy option to look up a stored password in sync, by clicking on the firefox account button in the toolbar. In the menu that opened there was an option to view (add? manage?) stored accounts and passwords. Two clicks and that was it.

Today I tried to do the same thing, but instead of the usual menu options I was greeted with 5-6 options relating to the firefox account, and a zillion of my synced bookmarked pages from other devices. Where has the ultra-used (perhaps the single most used button on my browser, besides the back/forward ones and ctrl+h to open history) option of opening Lockwise gone to?

Please God, don't let this one be a "usability" improvement...

Asked by Michail Pappas 2 hours ago

Answered by Michail Pappas 2 hours ago

Add-on dev: How can I edit Firefox UI CSS?

I'm developing an add-on for Firefox which will take the colors from the favicon of the current tab to color bits of the tab-bar dynamically. I'm having trouble finding o… (read more)

I'm developing an add-on for Firefox which will take the colors from the favicon of the current tab to color bits of the tab-bar dynamically.

I'm having trouble finding out how I can modify browser CSS, for example in the Browser Tool box console, this works perfectly fine: ```const activeTab = document.querySelector('.tabbrowser-tab[selected="true"] .tab-background'); activeTab.style.background = "rgb(0, 221, 255)";```

but when inputting this same code in my add-on, it cannot query that same selector (I've given it tabs and theme permissions). This also does not work as a stylesheet.

Can anyone point me to what I need to access the browser UI DOM?

Asked by dukevin 3 hours ago

firefox screen shots is missing

Hello, I've been able to take screenshots, one of my favorite features, and the selection to do so was located by tapping on the 3 dots in the browser bar. Today I made… (read more)

Hello, I've been able to take screenshots, one of my favorite features, and the selection to do so was located by tapping on the 3 dots in the browser bar. Today I made the selection to take a screenshot and the option was not there.

I followed the instructions from earlier posts on how to check to see if the option was True or False and in the area that showed me if it was still available. They were correct.

Is there any other reason why that choice would not be there?

Asked by mark293 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

Problem with printing pdf files from Mozilla Firefox

Hi Team We have a problem with printouts, i.e. when we have a generated printout and it is opened by the built-in pdf viewer in ff, then after clicking print, the spooler… (read more)

Hi Team

We have a problem with printouts, i.e. when we have a generated printout and it is opened by the built-in pdf viewer in ff, then after clicking print, the spooler becomes clogged and the pdf file weighs almost 100 Mb. There are no such problems when opening the file with the installed Acrobar Reader DC application. A request for information on what may be the cause of this condition. I would like to add that this is the VDA VMware Horizon version 7.10. The Mozilla Firefox browser in the picture is 78.0.2 esr 64 bit.

Kind Regards, Mateusz Jędrzejewski E: mateusz.jedrzejewski@pkobp.pl

Asked by mateusz.jedrzejewski 23 hours ago

Last reply by mateusz.jedrzejewski 4 hours ago

Google search engine on Firefox showing suggestions from a different region.

Hi, Straight to the point, I live in Colombia, the search suggestions that come up when using the default Google search engine on Firefox are on Spanish and are all rela… (read more)

Hi,

Straight to the point,

I live in Colombia, the search suggestions that come up when using the default Google search engine on Firefox are on Spanish and are all related to the country.

This does not happen when I search normally on Google.com. I already set the search results on Google.com to another region, and the language to English.

It seems to me, the problem is the default Google search engine on Firefox, since this does not happen when I use the Bing search engine.

I would like to keep Google as my search engine and search suggestions on, Is it possible to set it so that the search suggestions that show up on the address bar are from another region, more specifically, the US?

Thank you.

Asked by amaru996 8 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

Right click "copy image location" is gone, gone, gone ...

For years I've been right clicking on memes and GIFs, selecting "copy image location," and pasting it in a forum on a website. I know there are other ways of accomplishin… (read more)

For years I've been right clicking on memes and GIFs, selecting "copy image location," and pasting it in a forum on a website. I know there are other ways of accomplishing this but losing the ease factor of "copy image location" is AWFUL. In retrospect, the simplicity of it was breathtaking. Does anyone know the possibility of its return in an update?

Asked by stylecramp1 4 hours ago

Archive Tabs with Tabs History

Is it possible to archive a tab, like saving a bookmark, but to also preserve history of that tab? That means I can later bring the tab back and move back in history of … (read more)

Is it possible to archive a tab, like saving a bookmark, but to also preserve history of that tab?

That means I can later bring the tab back and move back in history of that tab.

Asked by glovesoflove 23 hours ago

Last reply by TerryN21 4 hours ago

How to restore "Close Tab" bottommost position in tab's right click menu

How can I restore "Close Tab" bottomost position in tab's right click menu? I used to its bottommost position and now instead of "Close Tab" there is "Restore Closed Tab… (read more)

How can I restore "Close Tab" bottomost position in tab's right click menu? I used to its bottommost position and now instead of "Close Tab" there is "Restore Closed Tab". Which is useless for me and probably not only for me. Please help!

Asked by yaroslav_s 1 day ago

Last reply by TerryN21 5 hours ago

Can I recover my Firefox Bookmarks

Unfortunately my main desktop computer decided it no longer wants to boot up. I was using Firefox as my browser and would like to know if there is some way I can get all … (read more)

Unfortunately my main desktop computer decided it no longer wants to boot up. I was using Firefox as my browser and would like to know if there is some way I can get all my bookmarks back. I have a second desktop computer and was wondering if I opened a Firefox account on that computer and then signed in with the same email and password, would I be able to see all my bookmarks or am I simply out of luck?

Thank you for your help--Matt

Asked by mcmlekush 5 hours ago

Downloading attachments causes email to close and return to inbox - how to stop this?

Every time I try to download attachments, the original email closes and I am returned to the inbox. Not so much of a problem if I am working from the inbox, but an absolu… (read more)

Every time I try to download attachments, the original email closes and I am returned to the inbox. Not so much of a problem if I am working from the inbox, but an absolute pain when I am working from sub-folders.

How can I stop this?

Thanks,

Shaun.

Asked by Shaun D. McLewin 5 hours ago