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Turn off the one click "select all text"

For search and navigation fields, this thread discusses this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1168290 But it's not working for me. I tried both of these, fal… (read more)

For search and navigation fields, this thread discusses this

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1168290

But it's not working for me. I tried both of these, false and true, but text still gets selected after one click like before any alterations were made

   browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll
   browser.urlbar.doubleClickSelectsAll

Asked by noel_envode 33 minutes ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 minute ago

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FF profile choice problem on Linux Mint with Claws email

I have three FF profiles on my Linux Mint 19.3 system (work, not-work and one for e-tail). Somehow the problem only appeared after I added that last one. All profiles hav… (read more)

I have three FF profiles on my Linux Mint 19.3 system (work, not-work and one for e-tail). Somehow the problem only appeared after I added that last one. All profiles have the same syntax; I checked the files. Neither one is set to be the dominant one. Typically, I don't use more than one at a time.

I also use Claws mail. Whenever I get any mail with a link I want to check out, I just used to click on that link and it opened in a new tab in the FF browser profile that was currently open. Similarly, whenever I wanted to see the HTML version of a mail, I right-clicked on the html-icon and chose open. Again, it picked the open browser.

Now, though, whenever I pick either one of those options above, I get the "Choose User Profile" box. If I pick the profile that is currently open, I get an error telling me that it's already running.

Since I mostly read email when I use the no-work FF profile, I tried to add "firefox -P NotWork -no-remote --class NotWorkProfile" but that also resulted in the choose user profile box to open.

My current work-around is to copy the link and open it in a new tab, or pull the whole mail into the tab to see the HTML version. Quite annoying.

Is there any way to get it to ignore all other profiles but the currently open one? Thank you for anyone who has an idea. Let me know if there's anything else I may add to explain the situation.

[My apologies if this isn't the right forum; I'm also attempting to ask this question in the Linux Mint and Claws forums, if those exist.]

Asked by addicted2h 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

Firefox loading pages sluggishly

Hi All So recently I had some windows issues on my newer laptop and had to resort to going back to my old laptop for the time being. Before using it I restored the system… (read more)

Hi All

So recently I had some windows issues on my newer laptop and had to resort to going back to my old laptop for the time being. Before using it I restored the system to factory settings and such then reinstalled the newest versions of firefox and such then imported my profiles that I backed up from the new system.

Was working fine for few weeks but the last week or so I have noticed firefox has become sluggish in how it loads websites and such.

I have tried setting up a test profile and that new profile was reacting the same way very sluggish in loading pages.

I have also cleared my browsers cache wondering if that would help.

I have also tested loading pages in Microsoft Edge to see if it was browser or system related and Edge seems to be loading pages just fine so it has to be browser specific.

Any ideas what I should try next to clear this up as the sluggishness is getting old fast!

Thanks

Asked by scottish2 7 hours ago

Last reply by scottish2 44 minutes ago

Bookmarks missing from other computer

Hello, I was a little surprised to see that my current computer hasn't reflected the updated bookmarks which I bookmarked on my other computer with being logged into my a… (read more)

Hello,

I was a little surprised to see that my current computer hasn't reflected the updated bookmarks which I bookmarked on my other computer with being logged into my account as well which I thought would be the case after syncing Firefox on my current computer. I'm not too sure of how to get around this since I checked Firefox on my laptop which I used recently and had the recent bookmarks listed but not on my other computer where I'm on now. Hope you can help me figure out how to get around this outside of trying to sync my information which I haven't had much luck with. Thank you.

Asked by Anduma22 4 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 58 minutes ago

Problem with appearance of aplusnet email in Firefox on my iMac

'bold text'Problem with appearance of aplusnet email on my iMac running macOS Big Sur 11.2.3. For no apparent reason, everything in the Firefox window displaying this e… (read more)

'bold text'Problem with appearance of aplusnet email on my iMac running macOS Big Sur 11.2.3.

For no apparent reason, everything in the Firefox window displaying this email application appears about one-fifth or less of normal size. (See attached screen shot.) Everything, meaning text fonts, graphics, etc. No other Firefox window or tab similarly affected. I tried restarting the application. And then restarting the computer, then Firefox, then the aplusnet email. No soap. Not responsive to changing the font size.

No idea how this happened, but it’s rendered the email unreadable on Firefox. I'm running Firefox Browser 87.0. Thanks very much for your help.

Asked by m55 1 hour ago

Signing into Parler.com

I'm not sure what topic this should be under, but I can only sign into Parler.com occasionally through Mozilla. I don't know what changes, but most of the time I get the… (read more)

I'm not sure what topic this should be under, but I can only sign into Parler.com occasionally through Mozilla. I don't know what changes, but most of the time I get the message "can't connect to the server" "server not found." I can always sign in using Microsoft Edge. Does anyone know how I can fix this problem? Thanks

Asked by victoria05 1 hour ago

Access denied message

I have tried several times to sign in to my bank with my Firefox browser, which I use all the time for the same function. However, this time I keep getting an Access Deni… (read more)

I have tried several times to sign in to my bank with my Firefox browser, which I use all the time for the same function. However, this time I keep getting an Access Denied message. This seems to be particular to Firefox, as I have been able to log on using Chrome with no problem.

Asked by deni51 4 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

printing from Firefox

I am very challenged by the new print dialog box on Firefox. My biggest problem is that I can no longer find a way to simplify the page, an option I used frequently to sa… (read more)

I am very challenged by the new print dialog box on Firefox. My biggest problem is that I can no longer find a way to simplify the page, an option I used frequently to save paper and ink. Also, printing in draft requires multiple steps and looks like it might not be an option in the future.

Has anyone figured out a way to get around these issues, especially to simplify the page?

The old print dialog worked really well for me; this new one, not so much!

Asked by joyce26 2 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Google sign in search box and question asking me if I want to search with google.

Plese could somebody explain why the google sign still in my search box after installing firefox? I thought I could bypass using google once firefox was installed. … (read more)

Plese could somebody explain why the google sign still in my search box after installing firefox? I thought I could bypass using google once firefox was installed.

Asked by yemi55 2 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

different results on different systems

using firefox 87.0 on three different systems - all with same add-ons and extensions. Two of the three will not display a bank web site properly. How do I trouble shoot? … (read more)

using firefox 87.0 on three different systems - all with same add-ons and extensions. Two of the three will not display a bank web site properly. How do I trouble shoot? When I use safe mode, site still not displayed properly but log-in box now shows up. Went through all add-ons and extensions - all are configured exactly the same, cleared all cache and cookies, rebooted etc. Still no go. Windows 10 64bit with all current updates.

Asked by fishway 4 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

Picture in Picture video DISABLE

FF 87.0 Win10 Tried with about:config and that didn't work. Tried disabling in General - Browsing. The videos I watch do not have a settings option. How do I disable this… (read more)

FF 87.0 Win10

Tried with about:config and that didn't work. Tried disabling in General - Browsing.

The videos I watch do not have a settings option.

How do I disable this bloody annoyance?

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 1 day ago

Last reply by CiaoBella1 2 hours ago

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can't sign in to a specific website

i don't know if the problem lies within firefox or not. i am able to sign into the site via chrome tho. when i try to sign into spectrum (as i have many times w/o issue) … (read more)

i don't know if the problem lies within firefox or not. i am able to sign into the site via chrome tho. when i try to sign into spectrum (as i have many times w/o issue) it does some blinking or flashing loading type thing and ends with this message: -- We're sorry, something didn't work quite right. Please try again. IDID-1060 --. this is going on for 3? weeks now. i have called tech support through spectrum with no help. they could get in on their end and we changed pw's but it didn't help me. also--and i have no idea if this matters at all, but it disturbs me... the padlock right beside the address box says -verified by amazon-. why is that? at times when i have hovered that at websites, it says verified by, and the name of my security service. i can't 100% say that i have checked it when signing into spectrum tho, but still i don't understand why it would say amazon! i much prefer using firefox! but i also feel like i shouldn't have to use chrome part time to get to certain sites or do certain things. PLEASE PLEASE help me figure this out.

P.S. i am already forced to use chrome to play games on facebook for years now. except bingo blitz, which is odd to me. i can play that through firefox. sighs.

Asked by beth 21 hours ago

Answered by beth 2 hours ago

inability to sign into my hotmail/outlook through Firefox

Hi! Glad someone is here to help! Last week I was signed out of my Hotmail account. Which is now technically Outlook, but I still have a Hotmail email address. I did not … (read more)

Hi! Glad someone is here to help!

Last week I was signed out of my Hotmail account. Which is now technically Outlook, but I still have a Hotmail email address. I did not sign out. Just came home to discover that I was signed out. I found the main Outlook sign up page, which also had "sign in" on it, which I clicked.

The next thing that showed up was a mostly blank page with the Microsoft squares, my email address, and password filled in in the upper left corner of the page. Underneath it said "next" which I clicked, and nothing happened. I tried to chat with Microsoft about it, and in the end I downloaded Chrome, which instantly let me into my account. I truly don't want to use Chrome. But so far my ability to access my account via Firefox has not been successful. I would be so happy if anyone could help me understand what is gong on, and how to fix it. Thank for reading this!!!!!! ps I have Linux as my operating system. I had someone who knows Linux well come to help me, but he couldn't figure it out either.

Asked by vkrull 22 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Lost browsing history after automatic update of Firefox

Usually, when you close Mozilla Firefox or shut down your computer, you can restore the before closed bookmarks while you start again Mozilla Firefox. In my case, Mozilla… (read more)

Usually, when you close Mozilla Firefox or shut down your computer, you can restore the before closed bookmarks while you start again Mozilla Firefox. In my case, Mozilla Firefox automatically updated itself and I could not open again my bookmarks (the history was gone...). I had lots of pages that I still wanted to read and am looking for a way to find them back...

Asked by jerome.santarini 2 hours ago

URL bar search shortcut for Russian Wikipedia fails after browser update

After a Firefox version upgrade, my URL bar search shortcut for Russian Wikipedia has begun to fail. Say, if i search for Диснейленд (Disneyland in English), wikipedia re… (read more)

After a Firefox version upgrade, my URL bar search shortcut for Russian Wikipedia has begun to fail. Say, if i search for Диснейленд (Disneyland in English), wikipedia reports that the page does not exist, showing the error message like in the attached screenshot. I've tried recreating the search shortcut, but to no avail, it still shows the error. How do i fix the situation?

Asked by robokopfer 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Can't open Wells Fargo online account using Firefox 87.0 with LastPass extension

Called Wells Fargo and they told me to disable all password managers in order to log in!! WHAT???? I can get to my account using Edge WITHOUT LastPass, but something in… (read more)

Called Wells Fargo and they told me to disable all password managers in order to log in!! WHAT???? I can get to my account using Edge WITHOUT LastPass, but something in 87 is wonky. Spouse has Firefox 86 with LastPass and he can get on with no trouble. Have started a trouble ticket with LastPass and will be contacting Wells Fargo tech support for their input. Please fix!!!!!

Asked by atravelin 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago