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Pressing Enter in empty search bar doesn't work anymore

I used to be able to press Enter in the empty Firefox search bar to bring up the (DuckDuckGo) search page and enter my search from there. Don't ask me why I like doing th… (read more)

I used to be able to press Enter in the empty Firefox search bar to bring up the (DuckDuckGo) search page and enter my search from there. Don't ask me why I like doing that, but now after the latest Firefox update, 128.0, on my MacBook Air I can't do that anymore. I have to type in the search bar to bring up the search page.

I know it's a small thing but I wonder if it can be put back to the way it used to be.

Asked by taina1 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 days ago

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Which version of Firefox should I use and why?

I have an iMac with Sonoma 14.3.1 with Firefox 115.9.1 esr . It is for personal use, not for a business. I just learned that there is another Firefox version (124.0.2) w… (read more)

I have an iMac with Sonoma 14.3.1 with Firefox 115.9.1 esr . It is for personal use, not for a business. I just learned that there is another Firefox version (124.0.2) which is not esr....

Which version should I use and why?

If I should use the "normal" version, how do I replace the esr version with the "normal" one ?

Thanks.

Asked by Sue 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Playstation Can't Connect to the server

I am having issues signing in to the playstation store using firefox. It works on edge (although I have the same issue in ungoogled chromium). I have tried refreshing but… (read more)

I am having issues signing in to the playstation store using firefox. It works on edge (although I have the same issue in ungoogled chromium). I have tried refreshing but that didn't work. I uninstalled it and deleted all mozilla folders in appdata, then tried again without signing in to my mozilla account on a fresh install but i'm still having the issue. It might be a windows configuration issue because I don't see why this would work on edge but not on firefox. I've tried disabling all cookie and tracking protection features but I still have the same issue.

Asked by hts739 18 hours ago

Answered by hts739 18 hours ago

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Session backups

Is there a way to make backups of my session every 30 for example? The sessionstore-backups folder only saves the last session... I'd to have it saved often and not autom… (read more)

Is there a way to make backups of my session every 30 for example? The sessionstore-backups folder only saves the last session... I'd to have it saved often and not automatically deleted.

Asked by alinadeica 1 day ago

Answered by alinadeica 1 day ago

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Is there a way to disable the browser saving my input on text fields?

I'm talking about how when you go to fill out a text input, it'll suggest that input next time you go to a similar field. Well, that system just saved my social security … (read more)

I'm talking about how when you go to fill out a text input, it'll suggest that input next time you go to a similar field. Well, that system just saved my social security number as an input after I filled out a government form. I would like to turn this feature off now, and delete the history of it if I can. Is there a way I can do that?

I'd attach an example image of a different website, but the box goes away when trying to take a screenshot.

Asked by magicalusf 2 days ago

Answered by magicalusf 1 day ago

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Clearing history with latest update

Since the latest firefox update, to clear history now, it has Clear site and download, saved form info, and searches all together now. There is no way to uncheck saved in… (read more)

Since the latest firefox update, to clear history now, it has Clear site and download, saved form info, and searches all together now. There is no way to uncheck saved info and searches so that does not get cleared. Will there be a fix to this? There is no way to clear the history now without clearing the saved info and searches, which I do not want to do.

Asked by Dakota66 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Firefox Won't Open Frequently

Firefox continually refuses to open, and I have worked all the suggested solutions once again. I used it for a few hours this morning, switched briefly to Chrome. Went … (read more)

Firefox continually refuses to open, and I have worked all the suggested solutions once again. I used it for a few hours this morning, switched briefly to Chrome. Went to go back into Firefox, and it wouldn't open again. Did all the work arounds....uninstall, reinstall, even system reset to the previous day. Still won't open. I am so disappointed at having it behave so unpredictably. I sometimes sense it is related to updates....almost afraid to reboot my computer sometimes because it will not open afterwards. My recent install attempt appears among the public users, which is not the case as mine is a private PC. The Mozilla Program itself, however loaded to the 86 bit program files. Not at all sure to proceed at this point.... getting forced over to Edge it feels like....

Asked by wilk.virdonetal 1 week ago

Answered by wilk.virdonetal 1 day ago

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My add-on's icon (AdBlocker Ultimate) is not showing in the toolbar.

I'd like to put the icon on my toolbar to access it when I need to, but I can't find any way to add it to the toolbar. All articles I found with the same kinds of questio… (read more)

I'd like to put the icon on my toolbar to access it when I need to, but I can't find any way to add it to the toolbar. All articles I found with the same kinds of questions are over a year old and for old versions of Firefox. I have Windows 10 Firefox version 128.

Asked by Telstar 1 day ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 day ago

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Downloads fail immediately after starting from Google Drive.

I am having two problems, both related to downloading files only on Firefox, these issues don't occur on other browsers when downloading the same files. The first issue … (read more)

I am having two problems, both related to downloading files only on Firefox, these issues don't occur on other browsers when downloading the same files.

The first issue is that when downloading a file from Google Drive, the download always fails. It opens up a menu asking me where to save the file but the files name is "download" with no extension, when starting the download it will fail. In the images below you can see what it looks like. This happens with most files on Google Drive, usually those larger than 50MB (a VERY rough estimate). Both in the default tab and in the container tabs I use.

The second issue is very similar, when downloading a file, this time from anywhere on the web, when asking me where to save the file, the name of the download is a string of random letters and numbers with no extension. When starting the download it fails because the name is too long, after renaming it to something shorter it still fails. I don't really have any sites I can give as examples because this problem only occurs randomly.

For both problems I have tried attaching the correct filename and extension but it still fails.

Asked by MadaHaz 6 days ago

Answered by MadaHaz 1 day ago

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Informacje : Przeglądarka jest zarządzana przez Twoją organizację - jak usunąć?

"Przeglądarka jest zarządzana przez Twoją organizację " taka informacja jest po zainstalowaniu przeglądarki - była ona przyczyną dla której na jakiś czas odinstalowałem F… (read more)

"Przeglądarka jest zarządzana przez Twoją organizację " taka informacja jest po zainstalowaniu przeglądarki - była ona przyczyną dla której na jakiś czas odinstalowałem Firefoksa gdy sie pojawiła po kolejnej aktualizacji. Co to znaczy ? Jestem osobą prywatną i nie chcę by moja przeglądarka była przez kogoś administrowana. Jak usunąć tę "Twoją organizację" z MOJEJ przeglądarki z Mojego komputera?

Asked by Max58 3 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 days ago

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Customize Links on Firefox New Tab Page

For many years I have used the ability to set shortcuts to website on the Firefox home tab, using the method given at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/customize-item… (read more)

For many years I have used the ability to set shortcuts to website on the Firefox home tab, using the method given at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/customize-items-on-firefox-new-tab-page#w_pin-unpin-or-remove-a-shortcut.

However, today, when I try to edit a shortcut link, I do not get the 3 dots menu by right clicking on a shortcut tile.

Is this a recent change, a bug, an issue with my installation (which has been stable for many years)?

How can I get back the functionality back?

I am using Firefox 127.0 (64 bit) on Windows (Windows 11, all up to date).

Asked by Paul McKeown 1 month ago

Answered by Paul McKeown 3 days ago

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FF (latest version) not loading a local htm file

Hi, I have local saved html file which loads images from our security cams The html has only code like this <html> <head></head> <body> <scr… (read more)

Hi, I have local saved html file which loads images from our security cams The html has only code like this

<html>
<head></head>
	<body>
<script type="text/javascript">
  var height_array = new Array();
<script type="text/javascript">
  var height_array = new Array();
  var width_array = new Array();
  width_array[1] = 320;
  height_array[1] = 240;

<img src="http://192.168.2.2:78/livefeed?oid=1&size=640x480&t=" width="320" height="240" onload='setTimeout(function() {src = src.substring(0, (src.lastIndexOf("t=")+2))+(new Date()).getTime()}, 1000)' onerror='setTimeout(function() {src = src.substring(0, (src.lastIndexOf("t=")+2))+(new Date()).getTime()}, 5000)' alt='' />

<.../script....>

No matter what I change in the "normal" settings - Firefox is not loading the page at all.(file:///Users/drew/Downloads/CAM2.html)

In the left bottom corner it only shows "Performing a TLS Handshake with 192.168.2.2". And thats it. Every other browser is able to open the page and show the camera pictures, only Firefox not. Is there a easy fix for this?

Asked by Sascha 3 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 days ago