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Older versions of extensions?

My old PC died, luckily, I had a new (secondhand) one ready to go. I am using a pre-quantum version of Firefox. Where can I get legacy versions of extensions that I need?… (read more)

My old PC died, luckily, I had a new (secondhand) one ready to go.

I am using a pre-quantum version of Firefox.

Where can I get legacy versions of extensions that I need?

Yes, they've all been updated and maintained, but, there are several whose functions are severaly depreciated - including one where I would now have to actually PAY MONEY to do what I used to be able to do with ease on the legacy version.

Urgently seeking legacy versions that all worked fine before my old PC hit the dust last week.

Asked by janglymark1 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

New change?? No longer different PDF handling for in-browser vs. Download panela

On FF v78.0.2 (Win 10/64-bit), it used to be that I could open PDF links within a website using FF's built-in PDF Viewer. However, after saving them to disk, when I open… (read more)

On FF v78.0.2 (Win 10/64-bit), it used to be that I could open PDF links within a website using FF's built-in PDF Viewer. However, after saving them to disk, when I opened the PDF from the Downloads panel, it would open in my preferred 3rd party app. This was desired and worked perfectly.

But this seems to have changed! I either have to commit to the built-in always, or an external app always, irrespective of whether I am opening from a browser link or the download panel.

This is a terrible behavior. FF should open PDFs in the download handler (like ALL other file types there) with the OS's preferred PDF handler, which, in my case, is not FF's built-in Viewer.

If open a PDF in the built-in Viewer and save it from there, why would I want to re-open it in the built-in PDF viewer when opening from the download panel?

FF's built-in Viewer is great for a quick view of a PDF, I quite like it. But if I take the time to save it, I typically want more advanced functionality, like highlighting, filling in forms, etc. It worked perfectly before, please revert and stop fixing things that aren't broken. Or at least differentiate between the download panel and website links. Is there any hope in submitting a bug report?

Asked by vexware 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Media Keys forward / backward aren't working and greyed out in the overlay

When I want to skip a video in a youtube playlist, skip to the next track or to the previous one in spotify etc, my keyboard media keys don't work. The play/pause button … (read more)

When I want to skip a video in a youtube playlist, skip to the next track or to the previous one in spotify etc, my keyboard media keys don't work. The play/pause button works and so does volume up/down. The overlay appears all the time, but the buttons for forward/ backward are greyed out. Sometimes a song stops when I hold forward for a few seconds.

Another guy had this problems 7 years ago, the solution was to start firefox in safe mode. I did that. Didn'T work. I also disabled hardware acceleration, didn'T work.

Asked by michaelhaas.mail 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Hik Vision No plugin detected.

Can anyone help. I get the following error, I've added codec to my Linux OS but while using Firefox to login to my Hik Vision camera IP I get No plugin detected. In the s… (read more)

Can anyone help. I get the following error, I've added codec to my Linux OS but while using Firefox to login to my Hik Vision camera IP I get No plugin detected.

In the suppliers help I get works with Windows and Firefox 52 and above.

I'm on Linux Pop OS using Firefox 81.0.2 (64-bit)

Asked by graham35 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Color of my URL/Address bar.

I am using Firefox 81.0.2 (64 bit) on a Windows 10 computer. A couple days ago, my address bar started showing up as yellow with grey text. (Admittedly, I was in the opti… (read more)

I am using Firefox 81.0.2 (64 bit) on a Windows 10 computer. A couple days ago, my address bar started showing up as yellow with grey text. (Admittedly, I was in the options before that and likely did it to myself). But now I can not read what is in the URL/Address bar without highlighting everything. I have been looking ever since then to somehow reset it back to it's default view, but can't seem to find where to do that. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.

Thank you

Scott

Asked by Smokeater 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

How to remember my search engine setting when I restart my browser?

Hi, I use Firefox and Google as my default search engine on Windows 8.1 Each das when I start my browser the search engine in it is Yahoo; however when I go into the set… (read more)

Hi, I use Firefox and Google as my default search engine on Windows 8.1 Each das when I start my browser the search engine in it is Yahoo; however when I go into the settings Google is my deafault which I like to use. When I start in safe mode I am back on google however it is frustrating that I have to restart my browser each day. Could anyone advise please what options would I have to have Google remaining? Many thanks!

Asked by georg.wanek 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Addon popups (e.g. uBlock origin) do not contain anything on Nightly

Starting from the last week (as far as I can tell), the uBlock popup is not displaying anything on nightly (works fine on stable). Sometimes it displays the content befor… (read more)

Starting from the last week (as far as I can tell), the uBlock popup is not displaying anything on nightly (works fine on stable). Sometimes it displays the content before quickly going back to a blank state, but I have not been able to find out why.

Asked by mathieui 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Cannot change the start up page

Hi there My start up page jhas been hijacked by v9-ap.com and keeps on showing a page for a turkish site 'Lider Haber' I have tried refreshing, using adaware and all sort… (read more)

Hi there My start up page jhas been hijacked by v9-ap.com and keeps on showing a page for a turkish site 'Lider Haber'

I have tried refreshing, using adaware and all sorts of anti virus

Mozilla cfg is // lockPref("browser.startup.page", 1); lockPref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://v9-ap.com?s=92663E31&p=54484550555A5A4C4559532D5043&g=5406EFB439567CFB70247BF3C02E9A31"); lockPref("pref.browser.homepage.disable_button.current_page", true); lockPref("pref.browser.homepage.disable_button.restore_default", true); lockPref("pref.browser.homepage.disable_button.bookmark_page", true);

Any ideas? I have even uninstalled and re-installed

Asked by k8lss 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days 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 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days 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 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days 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 3 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 days 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 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days 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 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days 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 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days 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 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days 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 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago