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How do I diable muting on tabs?

I keep accidentally muting my tabs when all I want is to click on them to switch to them. I don't want the option to mute the tabs at all. I just simply want to switch to… (read more)

I keep accidentally muting my tabs when all I want is to click on them to switch to them.

I don't want the option to mute the tabs at all. I just simply want to switch to the tab when I click on it.

How do I do that?

My version is 89.0

Asked by guardianofthebox 7 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

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How to get tabs back below UI?

Yesterday, Firefox updated and moved my tabs bar up to the top of the window, and got rid of the button that lets me move them to the bottom. They used to be below the bo… (read more)

Yesterday, Firefox updated and moved my tabs bar up to the top of the window, and got rid of the button that lets me move them to the bottom. They used to be below the bookmarks toolbar which is where I like them.

Last time I could right-click the Tabs bar and there was a button called 'Tabs on top' which I could disable, and the tabs moved back to the bottom. But they got rid of that and I can't find where it's gone.

Asked by KA475 7 months ago

Last reply by Trevor George, Bristol, UK 7 months ago

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Why is firefox such a piece of crap?

It's awful. I switched from Chrome because it's a CPU hog, but FF is absolutely USELESS. NOTHING works. It crashes if there's more than like 5 tabs open. It WILL. NOT. … (read more)

It's awful. I switched from Chrome because it's a CPU hog, but FF is absolutely USELESS. NOTHING works. It crashes if there's more than like 5 tabs open. It WILL. NOT. PLAY. YOUTUBE. I have only one extension-- adblock-- and basically any site with blocked ads becomes useless. Convenient... These problems started literally the first day I used it. I've cleared cache etc, safe mode, and made sure the hardware settings were right. Nothing works. Piece of garbage. Good job screwing up a half decent product. It's crap now. Waste of my time.

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Asked by dominique.sportiche.koopman 7 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 7 months ago

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Settings / preference page zoom?

I usually leave the default zoom under general settings at 100%, but when I'm in the settings / preference page, I usually set it at 90%. However, in my attempt to clear … (read more)

I usually leave the default zoom under general settings at 100%, but when I'm in the settings / preference page, I usually set it at 90%.

However, in my attempt to clear cache on another issue, I ticked site preferences and offline web site data under clear all history. Ever since, the 90% under about:preferences does not stick like it did previously.

Setting the default zoom at 90% under General sticks, but it also applies 90% under general browsing - which is not what I want.

How could I get back to my previous settings?

Thanks.

Asked by XPFox 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

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firefox update

we don't like the 89 version. the colors are all screwed up. bad. we want the old version back. would you please turn it back to the old way, before 6-1-21? PLEASE? … (read more)

we don't like the 89 version. the colors are all screwed up. bad. we want the old version back. would you please turn it back to the old way, before 6-1-21? PLEASE?

Asked by dcoreau 7 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 7 months ago

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Copying URL, etc.

I got an automatic update to 89.0 (Windows 64-bit). How do I copy the URL easily in this version? (The little dot menu in the URL bar that was so easy to copy, send to … (read more)

I got an automatic update to 89.0 (Windows 64-bit). How do I copy the URL easily in this version? (The little dot menu in the URL bar that was so easy to copy, send to another device, etc.) is gone.

Asked by siouxland 7 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 7 months ago

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Tabs look horrible

With the latest upgrade the tabs look nasty and just icon with name of the tab - no border. How can I get them looking like they used to look prior to the upgrade, pleas… (read more)

With the latest upgrade the tabs look nasty and just icon with name of the tab - no border. How can I get them looking like they used to look prior to the upgrade, please?

Another question is why after an upgrade do my settings for a new tab to open automatically to Google with the cursor in the search box get removed. Is there a way to get it right and save it so it remains with each upgrade. I don't like searching in the address bar.

Asked by douglas.chandler 7 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 7 months ago

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Website fonts not being recognized / displayed correctly

Fonts won't be correctly recognized by Firefox and text is then displayed garbled (see attached example). I use Firefox 89.0.1 (64-bit) on a MacBook Pro. I've tried the f… (read more)

Fonts won't be correctly recognized by Firefox and text is then displayed garbled (see attached example). I use Firefox 89.0.1 (64-bit) on a MacBook Pro.

I've tried the following to fix this: I've cleaned out my cache and cookies. In Preferences/Languages/Fonts I've changed the san-serif type to Arial (helped some but not all); I've unchecked and then checked again "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selection above." I've started looking at the html code to figure out the font settings but I really just need to have a functioning brower.

Any thoughts? I'd be very grateful. It's impacting my work, and I'm having to use other browers, which function without issues - but I like Firefox! This is a bummer. Thanks!

Asked by shirine.pont 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 months ago

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Asked by Richard 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

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How do I give feedback?

Currently on Firefox Developer Edition 89.0b2, clicking menu > Help > Submit Feedback, takes me here: https://mozilla.github.io/imo-placeholder/ It's a blank "Comin… (read more)

Currently on Firefox Developer Edition 89.0b2, clicking menu > Help > Submit Feedback, takes me here: https://mozilla.github.io/imo-placeholder/

It's a blank "Coming Soon" page with no information.

I'm experiencing usability problems with the new theme and I'd like to share what I'm experiencing.

Asked by whall1 8 months ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 4 months ago

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searching

After FF upgraded today, when I go to search for something in the large search box, as soon as I type a letter it jumps to the address bar. How do I correct this? Thanks … (read more)

After FF upgraded today, when I go to search for something in the large search box, as soon as I type a letter it jumps to the address bar. How do I correct this? Thanks

Asked by CrawfordJ 7 months ago

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 7 months ago

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How to make new window open maximized?

Every time I open a new window whether through ctrl + n or through the button in application menu, the menu opens up tiny. I've tried resizing it by dragging the edges of… (read more)

Every time I open a new window whether through ctrl + n or through the button in application menu, the menu opens up tiny. I've tried resizing it by dragging the edges of the window to the edge of my page, but that has several issues: 1 - It's temporary, and after working for a couple of minutes, it will revert itself without me closing Firefox 2 - I can only resize it horizontally for some reason 3 - Even if I drag it out to the issues, the window won't be maximized, just really big.

So far, I've tried setting privacy.resistFingerPrinting to true, but that didn't work.

Asked by michaeldeng2003 7 months ago

Last reply by That Boy Eric 2 months ago

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Restore homepage Etc

Using WindowsOS. Firefox is only browser used. Yesterday while shopping Amazon, I "closed" bookmarks (displayed on L side of homepage. After closing Amazon, not only w… (read more)

Using WindowsOS. Firefox is only browser used. Yesterday while shopping Amazon, I "closed" bookmarks (displayed on L side of homepage. After closing Amazon, not only was bookmarks gone, but my Firefox homepage never returned. Tried "restore" options; tried to "refresh" Firefox to initial install. Nothing works. Can someone guide this digitally compromised Firefox user?

Asked by jandjm1 7 months ago

Last reply by Felipe Koji 7 months ago

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How to translate web pages like in Chrome or Edge?

Is there a possibilty to tanslate web pages in Firefox like the way it can be done in Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge? I have installed an Add-On but it doesn't work the … (read more)

Is there a possibilty to tanslate web pages in Firefox like the way it can be done in Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge? I have installed an Add-On but it doesn't work the way I want(translating the web page right there and not translating it through Google Translate).

Asked by A. Saxena 7 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 7 months ago

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After 89.0.1 update on Windows, Firefox will not release the audio device, not allowing the computer to sleep.

Since the 89.0.1 update on Windows 10 21H1 (Build 19043.1055), Firefox will not let my PC sleep, unless I quit and re-open Firefox. There is no audio playing on any tabs,… (read more)

Since the 89.0.1 update on Windows 10 21H1 (Build 19043.1055), Firefox will not let my PC sleep, unless I quit and re-open Firefox. There is no audio playing on any tabs, but after a while of using Firefox on YouTube or whatnot, it will not release the audio device to let Windows put my monitors to sleep even though all playback has ended.

This can clearly be seen by running "powercfg /requests" as an administrator.

With videos playing, as expected Firefox reserves the audio device, as well as an Execution request.

Output: [ PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> powercfg /requests DISPLAY: [PROCESS] \Device\HarddiskVolume6\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe display request

SYSTEM: [DRIVER] High Definition Audio Device (HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0900&SUBSYS_10438581&REV_1000\4&2d156fef&0&0001) An audio stream is currently in use.

AWAYMODE: None.

EXECUTION: [PROCESS] \Device\HarddiskVolume6\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe non-display request

PERFBOOST: None.

ACTIVELOCKSCREEN: None. ]

But after you stop playing the video the output becomes: [ PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> powercfg /requests DISPLAY: [PROCESS] \Device\HarddiskVolume6\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe display request

SYSTEM: [DRIVER] High Definition Audio Device (HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0900&SUBSYS_10438581&REV_1000\4&2d156fef&0&0001) An audio stream is currently in use.

AWAYMODE: None.

EXECUTION: None.

PERFBOOST: None.

ACTIVELOCKSCREEN: None. ]

You can see the audio device doesn't get released, and the only resolution is to quit and restart Firefox.

This doesn't always happen, but does happen after a while.

Asked by Nabeel Rahimpour 7 months ago

Last reply by Seamus Everywhere 5 months ago