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Need help restoring prior profile settings

Posting on behalf of a user who hit the VPN inbound queue with a question better suited for this forum: The tab bar, toolbar, and address bar placement in my Firefox Desk… (read more)

Posting on behalf of a user who hit the VPN inbound queue with a question better suited for this forum:

The tab bar, toolbar, and address bar placement in my Firefox Desktop browser has recently changed. I have been trying to revert these recent changes as they interrupt my current workflows.

I DO know which prior profile save contains the desired info however, it contains many files and I DO NOT KNOW which files I need for the bars to be restored. If you could provide me the name(s) of the file(s) that holds the bars data, I am probably saved, hopefully saved.

Asked by SUMOsJR 5 days ago

Last reply by Xogroroth 2 minutes ago

start up popup unwanted

Hi, Could someone tells me how to deactivate the startup popup upon each firefox start which says (translated) "thanks this is 100th version of firefox, start navigation"… (read more)

Hi, Could someone tells me how to deactivate the startup popup upon each firefox start which says (translated) "thanks this is 100th version of firefox, start navigation", or is it to stay until the 1000th annniversary ? Thanks

Asked by web55 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Page jumps to the top after refresh

Good day. My use case is the following. I use Firefox Developer Edition for developing websites. Usually the development happens on a certain part of the page. Most of th… (read more)

Good day.

My use case is the following. I use Firefox Developer Edition for developing websites. Usually the development happens on a certain part of the page. Most of the times it is not on the top of the page, so you have to scroll down to it.

Sometimes when the page is refreshed a jump to the top happens. So then I need to scroll down again. It takes a lot of time and concentration away if it happens dozens of times a day.

It often happens after I did some changes to the files on the page. It usually does not happen when I refresh the page a couple of times (when I purpously want to reproduce this problem).

I did try running Firefox in Safe mode, but it didn't help.

What can be done to fix this problem on my side? Is this a bug in Firefox itself?

Asked by vasart 5 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 16 hours ago

Firefox 100 Linux Vertical Scroll Bar

Running Firefox 100.0 on Linux Mint 20.3 Mate 1.26 I've noticed that websites like my bank use a "sub window" that slides in from the right to display the running balance… (read more)

Running Firefox 100.0 on Linux Mint 20.3 Mate 1.26 I've noticed that websites like my bank use a "sub window" that slides in from the right to display the running balances. Prior to version 100, this worked perfectly with dual scroll bars, one for the main window and one for the "sub" window. Now, with version 100, the "sub" window has no scroll bar. I can control the window by using the keyboard up/down arrows, but the scroll bar for the "sub" window is non existent. You cannot have access to my bank account, but you can duplicate the problem with Google. Simply search for say, a celebrity, click on one of the displayed images, and the window that displays on the right used to have it's own scroll bar, beside the bar that controlled the main window. Sub window scroll bar is now gone. It seems you folks violated one of the Cardinal Sins of Programming: IF IT AIN'T BROKE, DON'T FIX IT. Scroll bars worked great before, Not sure whose idea it was to "improve" them. Rolling a Firefox update backwards is a logistical nightmare. Is there a possibility of a fix coming out soon or are we to live with this as a "feature"??? Thanks for your time.

Asked by Merlinof2 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

why is the cast icon not showing on some websites ?

unable to see cast option on few websites like most websites. I tried to install the fx_cast option where I can see the cast icon now, but when I play youtube videos and … (read more)

unable to see cast option on few websites like most websites. I tried to install the fx_cast option where I can see the cast icon now, but when I play youtube videos and click on cast button (fx_cast), its not detecting my google chromecast. Google chromecast is detected in edge and chrome browsers, but why is my TV not detected in firefox. Like I cannot see the cast icon on many websites where I see the cast icon on edge and chrome browsers, the icon itself is missing in many websites. Please make sure the wireless TV is atleast detected in firefox browser. I have tried so many changes and it does not detect my wireless tv or does not show my chromecast tv signal. Something is wrong with your browser, its not working fine. I have enabled the flag casting in the browser about:config as well. Appreciate it if you can please fix it asap as the streaming is abs fine in firefox browser and the same website runs slow in chrome and edge, which is why I need to use firefox to cast to my tv. Appreciate your help in this regards.

Thanks Manu

Asked by hulk 1 day ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

Video glitch with h264 codec

Hi When using addons such as "Enhancer for Youtube" (with the h264 option on) or "h264ify", after watching videos for a while, they start loading with a visual glitch tha… (read more)

Hi

When using addons such as "Enhancer for Youtube" (with the h264 option on) or "h264ify", after watching videos for a while, they start loading with a visual glitch that fixes itself after some seconds. It looks like if the image was blackwashed. It doesn't happen if I disable those addons, but videos don't look as good without them.

Example of the glitch

Any ideas of why it happens?

Asked by gschile 2 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 days ago

digital signatur

my digital signature cannot work in the new edition - as I am always preferring Mozilla instead of Chrome, I would like you to fix that very soon. I have several companie… (read more)

my digital signature cannot work in the new edition - as I am always preferring Mozilla instead of Chrome, I would like you to fix that very soon. I have several companies and several signatures which i need to use every day, I am not happy that I am forced to use Chrome :(

Asked by sanne3 3 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 days ago

Last Pass Extension

Firefox is my default browser on a Windows 10 OS. Until about a week ago, my Last Pass extension was always there when I needed it. Now the icon is initially grayed out a… (read more)

Firefox is my default browser on a Windows 10 OS. Until about a week ago, my Last Pass extension was always there when I needed it. Now the icon is initially grayed out and I have to manually enter my password each time I open Firefox. I checked the settings and can see no reason for the change.

Asked by rdale.sdale 2 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 days ago

PDFjs viewer does not honor "Download" setting and always saves to download folder

I have the Download setting set to "Always ask you where to save files" and PDF handling set to to "Open in Firefox" if I now click on the download button in the opened P… (read more)

I have the Download setting set to "Always ask you where to save files" and PDF handling set to to "Open in Firefox" if I now click on the download button in the opened PDF it automatically saves to the Download folder without asking, which is never what I want. If I set PDF handling to always ask, and open in Firefox from the dialog and press on the save button then I get asked where to save. This seems like a bug to me, as it is very surprising behaviour. Is there some way to always open the PDF in firefox but get asked where to save the pdf when pressing the download button in the PDF viewer?

Asked by jochen12 3 days ago

Last reply by Terry 3 days ago

Automatic downloading of files

I know Firefox recently changed some settings regarding automatic downloading of files, but I need to know how to stop Firefox from automatically downloading .pdf files t… (read more)

I know Firefox recently changed some settings regarding automatic downloading of files, but I need to know how to stop Firefox from automatically downloading .pdf files that I view. Sometimes I just want to view a pdf without downloading the file. Firefox keeps automatically downloading the file, then after viewing it, I have to manually delete. I don't to do this! I just want to view the file and if I want to keep it, I'll save a copy. This is extremely annoying! Can I change the settings so that the file won't automatically save to my computer? Thanks

Asked by robertinohio 1 month ago

Last reply by BJ 4 days ago

I am trying to watch Channel 4 dramas which have DRM and cannot adjust my Firefox to allow me to do so. I am unable to click on to this corner and that corner and get the necesary sites to lift DRM. I am 80 years and not an adept 18 year old!

See above on Subject = inability on my laptop with Firefox provider to watch certain dramas/films on 4 due to DRM. My problem is trying to follow the instructions hither… (read more)

See above on Subject = inability on my laptop with Firefox provider to watch certain dramas/films on 4 due to DRM. My problem is trying to follow the instructions hitherto given. I just want to be able to access those sites with DRM overlordship getting in the way. I am an old man who is simple-minded, that is, not 18 years and adept at whizzing around laptops.

Asked by greerhart42 4 days ago

Last reply by James 4 days ago

firefox 90 how to make a bookmark sub list appear on the left

I recently obtained a 17" laptop, and have a large number of bookmarks. I have the bookmarks toolbar open, and would like to force the bookmark sub lists to open to the l… (read more)

I recently obtained a 17" laptop, and have a large number of bookmarks. I have the bookmarks toolbar open, and would like to force the bookmark sub lists to open to the left of the primary list whenever possible. Is there a setting that would allow me to do this? Thanks in advance.

Asked by wmichaelb 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

setting a custom theme as dark

before the update, i was using a custom theme, and it behaved similarly to the normal dark theme. as in, when i opened a new tab, it was dark, and stuff like that. now th… (read more)

before the update, i was using a custom theme, and it behaved similarly to the normal dark theme. as in, when i opened a new tab, it was dark, and stuff like that. now that firefox has crashed and i've had the update involuntarily forced upon me, i'm still using the custom theme, but now it behaves as the light theme. is there any way to fix this? i don't appreciate being blinded whenever i open a new tab or adjust my settings.

Asked by falpsdsqglthnsac 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago