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Why add-ons won't start with firefox.

Why add-ons won't start with Firefox? Every time I need to manually disable and enable extensions Privacy Badger, uBlockOrigin (Privacy out of the box extensions) for it… (read more)

Why add-ons won't start with Firefox? Every time I need to manually disable and enable extensions Privacy Badger, uBlockOrigin (Privacy out of the box extensions) for it to be working, that is, they don't work upon start up. I have deleted the .mozilla folder in my Linux machine to reset firefox and it starts with add-ons only one time; when starting a second time, add-ons don't appear in the toolbar yet they are "enabled" but not working. As previously stated, I need to enable them manually.

Asked by rumy10013 5 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Turn off sound effects (search, etc.)

Firefox plays many sound effects that I find to be annoying. For example, if you are searching on a page (ctrl+f, then type) and no phrase is found you get a "clunk" soun… (read more)

Firefox plays many sound effects that I find to be annoying.

For example, if you are searching on a page (ctrl+f, then type) and no phrase is found you get a "clunk" sound.

Is there any way to disable this?

Asked by wm.wooley 13 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

what a joke, favourite organising !

All i wanted to do was move some favourites from one folder to another, no problem you would think...... Wait till you click the II/ tab , it decides to show some total c… (read more)

All i wanted to do was move some favourites from one folder to another, no problem you would think...... Wait till you click the II/ tab , it decides to show some total crap thats not linked to your own favourites, but rather takingthe route of Microsoft ( Which is now unfortunetly my new browser ) ..

Why complicate things ?

Why not leave it in folder format, drag and drop

so unhappy as i wanted to avoid MSFT :(

Please dont rep[ly with did you read " XXX " and did you try " XX " ....

yes i did and its crazy complicated, if you want a demo of how to move a single file from folder to folder then i can show you, but until you sort this i am out ......

Asked by stucook8 14 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 13 hours ago

Ctrl-T no longer opens new tab

Since last update several keyboard shortcuts no longer work. I find them easier than using a mouse often. Two that are most annoying at not working is Ctrl-T to open a … (read more)

Since last update several keyboard shortcuts no longer work. I find them easier than using a mouse often. Two that are most annoying at not working is Ctrl-T to open a new tab Ctrl-C to copy. That now opens developer tools This all started with last update. Does anyone know how I can restore those keyboard shortcuts?

Anyone have any idea who would make a common keyboard shortcut like the one for copy do something different. Do these people not use computers?

Asked by andrewdavidsgames 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 16 hours ago

Duckduckgo Privacy Essentials Firefox add-on prevents "Today on AOL" from displaying.

Duckduckgo Privacy Essentials Firefox add-on, prevents "Today on AOL" from displaying. "Today on AOL" flashes briefly before displaying a blank page when the Firefox add… (read more)

Duckduckgo Privacy Essentials Firefox add-on, prevents "Today on AOL" from displaying. "Today on AOL" flashes briefly before displaying a blank page when the Firefox add-on is enabled.

Asked by ronlhurley 17 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

Always enable flash for a Site and hide "Menu"

Hi, how can i allow flash if i open the Site without will be asked? I have set this in the policies.json. This is currently for testing. "FlashPlugin": { "Allow": ["… (read more)

Hi,

how can i allow flash if i open the Site without will be asked? I have set this in the policies.json. This is currently for testing.

"FlashPlugin": {

     "Allow": ["https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html"],
     "Default": true,
     "Locked": true
   },

But I always have to allow it extra.

And the second question: Can I hide the "Menu" button via policies.json?

Asked by Bammboole 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 17 hours ago

All add-ons disappear after changing History preferences

I wanted to change my History preferences to "Firefox will never remember history." After I select that, it prompts me to restart Firefox and I do. But when it boots back… (read more)

I wanted to change my History preferences to "Firefox will never remember history." After I select that, it prompts me to restart Firefox and I do. But when it boots back up, none of my add-ons are visible on the toolbar. I tried to restore customization settings back to default and uninstalled and reinstalled all of the add-ons but none of that worked. They all come back and function as soon I change the History preferences back to "Firefox will remember history."

My question is, is this normal Firefox behavior or is this a bug? If it's normal and I'm missing and obvious detail, please let me know.

Asked by Oguzhan Ertas 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 18 hours ago

Audio/Video control

Hi! referring to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/control-audio-or-video-playback-your-keyboard I don't really need this feature and I have issue with finding any so… (read more)

Hi!

referring to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/control-audio-or-video-playback-your-keyboard

I don't really need this feature and I have issue with finding any solution. I would like to disable this. Can you tell me how to do this?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Bartek 23 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 19 hours ago

Videos on some websites like PanBaidu cannot be loaded, adivising me to install the flash plug-in which r already installed

Videos on some websites like PanBaidu cannot be loaded, adivising me to install the flash plug-in which r already installed.So i wonder how to fix the problem? I also wan… (read more)

Videos on some websites like PanBaidu cannot be loaded, adivising me to install the flash plug-in which r already installed.So i wonder how to fix the problem? I also want to play the video with the speed x 2,but i cannot even load it. Could u please tell me what to do?thx!

Asked by nanzhang971108 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 21 hours ago

Add-ons Compatibility Information

I hope this is appropriate here. If not, please direct me to where it is. As new releases of Firefox (and Thunderbird too) come out, a constant question for me is whethe… (read more)

I hope this is appropriate here. If not, please direct me to where it is.

As new releases of Firefox (and Thunderbird too) come out, a constant question for me is whether the add-ons that are important to me (I use a lot) will be compatible with the new release. It would help if

(1) The Add-Ons web site always allowed me to specify release and OS. Sometimes that is allowed, sometimes not.

(2) The Add-Ons web site allowed me to specify a release before which I don't want to see add-ons listed.

(3) The Extensions page in Firefox allowed me to ask which of my extensions (enabled and/or disabled) are supported/not supported in a specified future release.

(4) When Firefox wants to install a new release, it reported on extensions that would become incompatible and always asked my permission to go ahead.

It probably would not be necessary to do all of these things, but I included them all because I don't know which are the most practical.

Asked by Roger Fajman 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

I can't add search engines

When I click the "Add to browser" option on findfind.it (https://www.findfind.it) it used to ask me whether i want to add a new search provider. Now if I click it nothing… (read more)

When I click the "Add to browser" option on findfind.it (https://www.findfind.it) it used to ask me whether i want to add a new search provider. Now if I click it nothing happens anymore.

How can I add it to my search engines?

My system is freshly installed Win 10 with firefox being the only program on this computer.

Asked by derbengale 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Cannot open links in new tabs using middle click anymore

In seems in the last month, the ability to open links in a new tab by middle-clicking has been removed by default. I was able to get it to work in Windows (but I don't re… (read more)

In seems in the last month, the ability to open links in a new tab by middle-clicking has been removed by default. I was able to get it to work in Windows (but I don't remember how), but not in Ubuntu. I've got browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick set to true in the about:config. I've also tried restarting with all the add-ons disabled.

Asked by DeptOfMeteors 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Sidebar Bookmarks

After I open the bookmarks menu, how do I get the sidebar to automatically close after I have selected and moved to that new website ? I know I can click on the X, but is… (read more)

After I open the bookmarks menu, how do I get the sidebar to automatically close after I have selected and moved to that new website ? I know I can click on the X, but isn't there a way for it to just disappear once I've moved to a new site ?

Asked by Eric4591 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Can's change font in Firefox

In settings I've found font settings. My default font is DejaVu (Serif, Sans, Mono) After changing font (type and size) noting is going on. Even after restart. I disabled… (read more)

In settings I've found font settings. My default font is DejaVu (Serif, Sans, Mono)

After changing font (type and size) noting is going on. Even after restart. I disabled option to let wep pages set their own font.

The most important thing for me is to have working "Minimal font size".

To sum up. I can change everything in advanced font settings but there is no result on web pages.

Asked by lacov 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Changing the setting where delete button take you back a page

How do I change, or is there a way to stop the browser from going back a page when i press delete too many times on a box or I haven't managed to click where I thought I … (read more)

How do I change, or is there a way to stop the browser from going back a page when i press delete too many times on a box or I haven't managed to click where I thought I had?

Asked by Vw 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Support RSS+

Don't you think that if browsers rehabilitate a native "RSS one click subscribe" feature, with better UX (RSS actions/reader nicely integrated to the browser) it could re… (read more)

Don't you think that if browsers rehabilitate a native "RSS one click subscribe" feature, with better UX (RSS actions/reader nicely integrated to the browser) it could revolutionize the way we subscribe to content updates, removing the need to rely on emails/newsletters in a lot of cases (then being more eco-friendly)? Users would receive content updates notifications directly in the browser, their feeds being synchronized through their browser account, etc.

Web developpers would just have to place subscription buttons: <input type="subscribe">

And a W3C Standard would unify how browsers should implement the "Subscription" feature, focusing on UX (I feel this is the point influencing usage data for the most part, RSS still being a tech-savvy thing).

Feeds handling was removed in 2018 in Firefox.

Asked by Victor 1 day ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 day ago

FIrefox presents saves jpg as webp

Here's the issue in a nutshell: When I navigate to this URL (https://publicdelivery.b-cdn.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Jeff-Koons-Michael-Jackson-and-Bubbles-1988-cera… (read more)

Here's the issue in a nutshell:

When I navigate to this URL (https://publicdelivery.b-cdn.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Jeff-Koons-Michael-Jackson-and-Bubbles-1988-ceramic-106.7-x-179.1-x-82.5cm.jpg) intending on saving out the picture, Firefox ( or so it appears) forces the user to save it as webp, instead of its actual format, as you can see from the URL. Granted, I got to that photo in the first place from Google image search but spawned it into an independent window, which should occupy a separate memory space and not reference a previously cached file. While i get the primary application is to allow for multiple res versions while referencing only one file, this behaviour is pointless, irksome and serves no practical purpose when accessing the asset with an explicit URL, plus it puts unnecessary and Big Brother-ish barriers up for the less savvy. I solved the issue ultimately, but who is at fault here? Is this a function of Firefox or of the CDN where it's hosted?

Asked by bartmowrey 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago