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Unknown locations in Sync

I have two laptops and a mobile phone that are connected to Firefox and have sync operating. One the laptops shows a location of Wrexham which is approximately correct. … (read more)

I have two laptops and a mobile phone that are connected to Firefox and have sync operating. One the laptops shows a location of Wrexham which is approximately correct. The other shows a location of Boardman, OR, United States, a place some 6000 miles away and of which I have never heard. Googling the location gives me no useful information, other than it is a small town with no special characteristics. A screenshot of part of the Firefox Accounts page illustrates what the situation is.

The laptop stated as in Boardman has a location set within Windows. That is not Wrexhan but is only a few miles from there.

I have used iplocation.net which gives me the location of my ISP, in England.

I sometimes use a VPN (for work) and when being used iplocation.net gives a different English location which I think is the locaton of the ISP for my Employer.

I am unsure what is going on here nor do I know what implications there are for my security. I do not seem to be able to fix this.

Can anyone help, please?

Asked by nyaliman 3 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 days ago

I don't like the new tabs in the 89 update

I'm really not liking the new look of the tabs in the 89 update to the point where I'm about ready to find a new browser. Is there a way to revert to the previous look? … (read more)

I'm really not liking the new look of the tabs in the 89 update to the point where I'm about ready to find a new browser. Is there a way to revert to the previous look?

Asked by littleandkirk 5 days ago

Last reply by LEE 3 days ago

How do I change the colorscheme back to the original?

How do I change my color scheme back to the original? Firefox upgraded my system (June 5, 2021) and the new color scheme is terrible. I want what I had yesterday. "To… (read more)

How do I change my color scheme back to the original? Firefox upgraded my system (June 5, 2021) and the new color scheme is terrible. I want what I had yesterday. "Tools-Addons-Appearance- default setting" is an old instruction and path, and is not applicable in this version.

Asked by karenlwalker 1 week ago

Last reply by bryan13 3 days ago

89 hurts my eyes

Please please restore version 88 - this 89 version actually is painful to me visually - very harsh. I am not a techie - do not understand answers that try to change code… (read more)

Please please restore version 88 - this 89 version actually is painful to me visually - very harsh. I am not a techie - do not understand answers that try to change code. Just get rid of this horrible change - it's so bad I'm thinking of getting rid of Firefox

Asked by loraine.colucci 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 4 days ago

new so called look

how do i; get rid of the blue starred edit bookmark which is of no use to anyone ? dark mode as its too bloody dark , without changing my 'theme' ? the crap surround … (read more)

how do i;

get rid of the blue starred  edit bookmark  which is of no use to anyone ?

dark mode as its too bloody dark , without changing my 'theme' ? the crap surround on tabs ? i know which tab i'm on , or even change the colour at least . the line beneath tabs that goes along the whole screen ? 'page info' back to where it was before it was moved for no reason what so ever ? and any other updated crap i havent come across yet .

still no tabs below , so many tweaks here and there and yet f/f still doesnt give us what we want only what they want us to have .

Asked by trev 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

Firefox 89 update - please provide functionality in Firefox to put the tabs below the URL address bar

Firefox updated to version 89.0. I worked through most of the issues that bugged me. Thank you to those who previously posted questions/solutions. However, i still ha… (read more)

Firefox updated to version 89.0. I worked through most of the issues that bugged me. Thank you to those who previously posted questions/solutions. However, i still have not found how to fairly easily move the tabs below the URL address bar (e.g. without modifying code, hacks, etc). Firefox developers, please provide the functionality in Firefox to do this. Thanks!

Asked by gp1234321 4 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 days ago

New theme is awful

New theme is absolutely not contrasting. The font merges with the background, no separators are visible between the elements, although the tabs opposite are separated fro… (read more)

New theme is absolutely not contrasting. The font merges with the background, no separators are visible between the elements, although the tabs opposite are separated from the page. And a huge number of other annoying little things. You suggest choosing a different theme, but there are the same problems and an additional annoying background pattern.

Please make it possible to return to the classic theme and stop changing the interface and familiar controls. I am shaking from every update notification, because i expect everything will break again.

I also advise you to read reviews on news sites dedicated to this update. Many people unhappy with these changes.

I found a partial solution (about: config -> browser.proton.enabled -> FALSE ) problem, but as it became known, it will soon stop working.

I understand that FireFox a free product and I would shut up, but it upsets me that the tool that I have been using almost all my life has gone bad. And second, and even worse, the Internet is increasingly dominated by Chrome, remaining without competition.

Asked by reloac 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

Revert to previous update? I don't like the new UI

This latest update from Firefox is awful in my opinion. The tabs are ugly and blocky and too big and everything is spaced weirdly. The right-click menu is far bigger than… (read more)

This latest update from Firefox is awful in my opinion. The tabs are ugly and blocky and too big and everything is spaced weirdly. The right-click menu is far bigger than it needs to be. This is all new as of the latest update. It appears Mozilla did one of those "changing something for the sake of changing it" updates which I detest.

Is there any way to revert to the previous update, when everything was normal? I tried searching through settings but couldn't find anything. Nor could I find an add-on to fix it. This is quite frustrating as I liked the compactness of Firefox but they broke all of that and made it ugly in the process.

Thank you for any help!

Asked by Lightningtow 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

updated system theme is not accessible and cannot find one that is.

The new base system theme for FireFox is not accessible. I cannot visually tell when one tab shifts to another. Three's not enough contrast. There's no line that marks th… (read more)

The new base system theme for FireFox is not accessible. I cannot visually tell when one tab shifts to another. Three's not enough contrast. There's no line that marks the shift from one tab to the next. I tried countless contributor themes and they're all lacking the same feature - a physical break between tabs. Fades on text are also not accessible. Please fix this issue!

Thank you, Nanette visual deficits in Minnesota

Asked by Nanette 1 week ago

Last reply by pg_78 4 days ago

Updated Firefox Changed Bookmarks List Length

Firefox appears to have just updated. Now my bookmarks list is so long I have to scroll down to see everything. It looks like everything has been spaced out further, whic… (read more)

Firefox appears to have just updated. Now my bookmarks list is so long I have to scroll down to see everything. It looks like everything has been spaced out further, which I hate. It takes up was too much space. They were probably going for a more elegant, less cluttered look, but it just ended up making things more aggravating for me. There should be a way to adjust or turn off the spacing feature. Any suggestions?

Asked by gmkorn1 1 month ago

Last reply by peter.rowe10 4 days ago

Since the update my surround and tabs are light grey and I cant see them anymore.

Everything was fine until the update! Now the surround bit and tabs and my taskbar are light grey. I've tried changing them in Start... settings and checking the box fo… (read more)

Everything was fine until the update! Now the surround bit and tabs and my taskbar are light grey. I've tried changing them in Start... settings and checking the box for start and tabs but that's grey'ed out. I've tried doing it in settings.. themes in firefox. I looked at Chrome and it's dark blue which was my original firefox colour. I'm not sure why they changed it to grey. I cant see anything and it's hurting my eyes. I can move over to Chrome and try to import all my bookmarks etc, but before I do, can anyone tell me is there a way to change the grey back to blue? If there is, is there any way to stop them doing this again? Thank you, I so appreciate anyone's help with this.

Asked by Cathy B 4 days ago

Switch back to the old tab design???

Hello, I just installed the new update. The new tab design is totally confusing/unclear to me. Especially the fact that the new tabs don't have a "seperator-line" to the… (read more)

Hello,

I just installed the new update. The new tab design is totally confusing/unclear to me. Especially the fact that the new tabs don't have a "seperator-line" to the next tab. Thats totally disturbing to me. It's really difficult for me to keep the overview about my normally around 60 tabs now. Is there an option to switch back to the old tabs look and feel? Are there other options to customize the look of the tab bar?

Thanks in advance and Greetz!

Asked by alien1 1 week ago

Last reply by tell 4 days ago

TAB HIGHLIGHT

With 89.0 I can't tell which of several tabs I'm on. Would be very helpful to have current tab be a contrasting color. Used to have a thin blue line on top but that was… (read more)

With 89.0 I can't tell which of several tabs I'm on. Would be very helpful to have current tab be a contrasting color. Used to have a thin blue line on top but that wasn't easy to see. Would like to have the current tab stand out a lot more. Can this be done? Thank you. Jay

Asked by jrespler 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

Proton Tabs Are Undistinguishable! Please Fix!

Please, PLEASE put back the space between the tabs in the Proton version of Firefox. As a web designer, I don't understand how any designer on your staff or any superviso… (read more)

Please, PLEASE put back the space between the tabs in the Proton version of Firefox. As a web designer, I don't understand how any designer on your staff or any supervisor would okay what looks like a seamless tab bar. The UX is horrible.

I've temporarily changed the about:config to mimic Photon. But I understand you are going to get rid of that ability in the about:config file.

Why do you tweak a decent UI into an unusable one? This is becoming an epidemic. Similar things happen on Facebook and with Photoshop (where "upgrades" make parts of the application unusable—that is, they no longer work).

Asked by JeffGates 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

Recover Lost History and Bookmarks

I updated my version from 88 to 89 but did not like so I went back to the 88 version. But I see I lost all the History Bookmarks and all tabs I had open. How can I get it… (read more)

I updated my version from 88 to 89 but did not like so I went back to the 88 version. But I see I lost all the History Bookmarks and all tabs I had open. How can I get it back?

Asked by solkeys 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

change tab colors

This latest update makes everything gray on the screen and you can't tell one tab from another. How do you change the color scheme? Why'd they make it so ugly? And why… (read more)

This latest update makes everything gray on the screen and you can't tell one tab from another. How do you change the color scheme? Why'd they make it so ugly? And why didn't they put this answer on the home page?

Asked by s.a.barker 1 week ago

Last reply by nerkalis 5 days ago