Can one hide the Minimize button on the header bar.

Hello everyone, I'm working on customizing the Firefox experience for users within my organization. I have to really limit their access. One of those requests were to pre… (read more)

Hello everyone, I'm working on customizing the Firefox experience for users within my organization.

I have to really limit their access. One of those requests were to prevent users from minimizing their active Firefox window.

I've found articles like the one below that show how to hide all the buttons: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/906698

However it does not suit the purpose. since it removes all of them and only on full screen.

Is there a way I can just hide the minimize button so that the user can just hide the minimize button?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Gpx45 8 minutes ago

Two-sided Printing is now BACKWARDS

Recently, I noticed Firefox has a new printer dialogue box. When that dialogue box starting showing up, all of my two-sided print jobs are BACKWARDS. The back page is fli… (read more)

Recently, I noticed Firefox has a new printer dialogue box. When that dialogue box starting showing up, all of my two-sided print jobs are BACKWARDS. The back page is flipped 180 degrees from the front page. WRONG!

As a sanity check, I double-checked with Chrome and Opera. No problem. Double-sided print jobs print as usual (i.e., when you flip the page over in the horizontal direction, the print orientation remains correct).

HP1320 laser printer. Win 7 / 64 bit. HP printer driver.

Somehow, the new Firefox Browser printer dialogue overlay is overriding the HP printer driver. Please fix!

Asked by jl11 29 minutes ago

All my add ons automatically uninstalled every couple of weeks

Since I started using firefox all my add ons get uninstalled for no reason from time to time. It's like the browser decides to wipe them all out and I have to reinstall t… (read more)

Since I started using firefox all my add ons get uninstalled for no reason from time to time. It's like the browser decides to wipe them all out and I have to reinstall them again, one by one. I tried creating an account and syncing, but the problem persists. And it happens on both my 2 computers.

Asked by ivanbeisel 42 minutes ago

Poor call quality on discord

I recently switch from Chrome to firefox for my main browser, I really like it! However, I like to use a music bot to listen to music with my friends over a discord call.… (read more)

I recently switch from Chrome to firefox for my main browser, I really like it! However, I like to use a music bot to listen to music with my friends over a discord call. The audio I'm getting from the call is low quality (not choppy or anything but like, grainy? like you're using half broke old headphones) and I don't have a history of this happening. A refresh of the page didn't do anything. I'm assuming it's a firefox issue because this is the first time it's happened. Are there settings I can use to improve this?

Asked by Judus 45 minutes ago

Dropdown Menu Spacing (Padding) Issues in v 86

I have an issue when viewing my site in Firefox. I have built custom dropdown menus in HTML and only in firefox does the space between items in the dropdown appear double… (read more)

I have an issue when viewing my site in Firefox. I have built custom dropdown menus in HTML and only in firefox does the space between items in the dropdown appear double what it does in other browsers. I have seen were others have said this is a padding issue only with Firefox but no way to "fix" it. Looking for some solutions.

Asked by craigplutz 1 hour ago

How to turn off the name of the search engine in a blue box in the address bar instead of the search shortcut as typed?

When I typed any search shortcut (let's say "w" for Wikipedia) and then Space in the address bar, the bar would have just shown "w ". After an update to 86, now typing "w… (read more)

When I typed any search shortcut (let's say "w" for Wikipedia) and then Space in the address bar, the bar would have just shown "w ".

After an update to 86, now typing "w " shows "Wikipedia" in a blue box instead of "w ". This is extremely irritating because I now can't just press Alt+D and enter a new search shortcut from scratch when I mistyped.

I have both browser.urlbar.update1 and browser.urlbar.update2 set to false.

Asked by hysknrs 5 days ago

Last reply by hysknrs 1 hour ago

Search engines limited to language version

Hello everyone. I tried switching Firefox (Windows 10) from Polish to English. (It is nice to see a program in your native language. However, most manuals, tutorials, for… (read more)

Hello everyone.

I tried switching Firefox (Windows 10) from Polish to English. (It is nice to see a program in your native language. However, most manuals, tutorials, forums etc. on the Web are in English, so using English version of apps wherever possible feels straightforward and consistent). I found one functionality that is browser language dependent for no reason - availability of search engines. Specifically, allegro.pl (Polish auction site). It's there by default when Firefox language is set to Polish. When I switch to English, it disappears along with other default Polish search engines, only to be replaced by English ones.

When I try a "manual" setup of search engines, allegro.pl is nowhere to be found. Firefox settings -> find search engines - no official allegro search engine (just some fan-made add-ons). Go to allegro.pl -> Firefox search bar - I expected the icon of magnifier with green plus sign that would add the search engine of current site - again it's not there.

Is there any workaround? Cheers, Rafał

Asked by Rafau 6 hours ago

Last reply by Rafau 1 hour ago

No longer able to print

Started yesterday March 1st. Linux Mint Firefox 86 Brother HLL 2300 printer Was working fine day before. Went to print and it stops after (it appears) to start sending… (read more)

Started yesterday March 1st. Linux Mint Firefox 86 Brother HLL 2300 printer

Was working fine day before. Went to print and it stops after (it appears) to start sending to the printer. Pops up an error message. Run diagnose and it returns with "The printers state message is "Filter Failed"

Prints fine with any other browser of software.

I have tired all the reset printers instructions on here. Including editing the config file.

Asked by Kudzu 23 hours ago

Last reply by Kudzu 1 hour ago

Unable to progress past Profile selection screen after re-installing Firefox Nightly

I have attempted multiple fresh installations of Firefox Nightly, including previous versions. Upon start-up, Nightly opens the profile selection screen, and promptly han… (read more)

I have attempted multiple fresh installations of Firefox Nightly, including previous versions. Upon start-up, Nightly opens the profile selection screen, and promptly hangs. Only response is the Windows error sound upon clicking anywhere within the profile selection window.

I frequently have problems with Developer Edition and Nightly every time Windows forces a system update. To solve issues with Developer Edition, I usually have to roll back to version 79, then walk the versions forward.

Similar techniques have worked with Nightly in the past, however current attempts are failing at the profile window.

Since I am unable to get past profile creation, crash reports and dump files are not being generated.

Asked by MIddKnight 3 hours ago

Dates in Mail

The dates are not always accurate in my mail account. for example, right now, some of my mail is showing a date of 'July 26, 2021'. Sometimes, it looks like the date chan… (read more)

The dates are not always accurate in my mail account. for example, right now, some of my mail is showing a date of 'July 26, 2021'. Sometimes, it looks like the date changes but when I get to the end of July, it recycles back to July 1 and starts over. On Apple Macbook with Mojave OS.

Asked by tpkallman 3 hours ago

How to modify MOZ_CRASHREPORTER_RESTART_ARG_1 parameter

when i open about:support, i find "MOZ_CRASHREPORTER_RESTART_ARG_1 " http://3304626.ker58.com"。this make that when i open the firefox, it will open http://3304626.ker58.… (read more)

when i open about:support, i find "MOZ_CRASHREPORTER_RESTART_ARG_1 " http://3304626.ker58.com"。this make that when i open the firefox, it will open http://3304626.ker58.com as the Homepage ,how to delete that?

Asked by zhlwyy 3 hours ago

Instagram website disables Firefox back ( < ) button, why?

Whenever I open an Instagram profile or anything on that site the Back button will be greyed out as if the current (instagram) site was the first site that I visited in t… (read more)

Whenever I open an Instagram profile or anything on that site the Back button will be greyed out as if the current (instagram) site was the first site that I visited in the current window or tab. No matter how many navigation moves and page/site changes I made previously in the same window/tab, it all just vanishes and I can't go back!

Asked by Stargate Max 4 hours ago

Webforms without contents, missing website funktions, Firefox 86

Ratsit.se has a function for copying an address. When you right-click on an adress, a yellow sign apperas. Clicking that, the whole address will be copied. This function … (read more)

Ratsit.se has a function for copying an address. When you right-click on an adress, a yellow sign apperas. Clicking that, the whole address will be copied. This function is missing, when opening the website under Firefox (works with other search engines). The function still seems to work with Firefox 70.

SEB,se. You can get your annual account statement with other search engines, but not with Firefox - here you only get the empty form (headlines show).

Can someone explain what's wrong, or even better: fix the error?

Ulf Hj.

Asked by Ulf Hjelmqvist 4 hours ago

Import Logins from a csv file

Hi, My old install of Mint Mate 19.3 worked flawlessly until the recent FF upgrade to version 86. Then after the upgrade it would crash but only when I logged out or rebo… (read more)

Hi,

My old install of Mint Mate 19.3 worked flawlessly until the recent FF upgrade to version 86. Then after the upgrade it would crash but only when I logged out or rebooted the OS. Hence I hadn't noticed an issue for a while. The crash happened also using firefox --safe-mode from the command line. Deleting profiles and restarting - crash. Uninstalling FF and re-installing - crash. So I bit the bullet and wiped my drive and installed Mint Mate 20.1

I imported my bookmarks and Imported my logins from a csv file and all worked until I logged out/rebooted and again FF crashed. I dug out a spare HDD and did a clean install of Mate. I didn't import logins and FF didn't crash when I logged out of Mate or rebooted. Once I imported logins from the csv file FF crashed again.

I installed Chromium and imported bookmarks and logins - it worked okay but I wanted to use FF so am at the point where I've spent a week troubleshooting this problem and have fallen behind in my workload. I just don't want to spend days installing / uninstalling etc. I could go round in circles, testing on the Live USB stick for example, I could try enabling signon.management.page.fileImport.enabled import my logins and then disable the option before closing FF and subsequently rebooting Mate and so on, but its getting tedious and for now Chromium works and I can get work done.

So, when I enable signon.management.page.fileImport.enabled and import my logins, all is well until I logout of Mate or reboot the OS. Then when I launch FF I get the Crash report. Running firefox at the command line gives this error -

ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 3776 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal...

nothing else. Same with firefox --safe-mode

Uninstalling, deleting my profile, rebooting the OS, reinstalling FF, same error, and that's without importing my logins. It appears that once the option in about:config - signon.management.page.fileImport.enabled has been used, its causing FF to crash.

I was going to do a clean install of Mint Mate and not update FF from version 84 to version 86 and test the older version to see if its version 86 causing this, which I suspect it is, since the problem also suddenly occurred on my old Mint Mate 19.3 install after an update...

Its possible my login.csv file is an issue, so I also exported the logins from Chromium instead after importing them from a FF csv backup and then imported the Chromium login csv back into a clean FF install and it crashed again... So after going around in these circles I decided to post here and pass the buck so to speak.

Perhaps later tonight or later this week if I get the urge I will try the clean Mint Mate install, not update FF to latest version, staying at version 84 and try the same thing to see if its the firefox causing the issue.

On a side note, once in a blue moon, instead of FF giving a crash report, it would offer to boot in safe mode or perform a clean startup. This would get FF going again until I closed it and started it, when it would crash again.

Cheers and have a good day :)

Asked by scotsmist 2 days ago

Last reply by scotsmist 4 hours ago

Mozilla has dropped the ball

This message is from a concerned life long Firefox user and a life long staunch Firefox advocate. I have resisted IE, Chrome, Safari and all the big tech browsers for wel… (read more)

This message is from a concerned life long Firefox user and a life long staunch Firefox advocate. I have resisted IE, Chrome, Safari and all the big tech browsers for well over a decade. Now, sadly, I had to dump Firefox and switch to a Brave clone.

It appears that Firefox has joined the cancel culture mob.... The censorhip cheerleaders.

If the filth in this article is indeed the company view, I cannot in good concience use firefox: https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2021/01/08/we-need-more-than-deplatforming/.

Dump Mitchell Baker. Retract the blog. Have her put it on her personal wordpress. Anything. Please. I want to use Firefox again, but with this sick world-view at the helm, I cannot support it.

Asked by harm1 5 hours ago