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? opened site/s bar

is it possible to make this opened site/s bar smaller,less wilde ,see my screenshot, this one by : nieuw tabblad like using fonts in about:config. the internet bar i … (read more)

is it possible to make this opened site/s bar smaller,less wilde ,see my screenshot, this one by : nieuw tabblad like using fonts in about:config. the internet bar i find ok.

Asked by s.a.dzwonek 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 days ago

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Used Firefox for years, suddenly it does not work, and new version will not install

Firefox stopped openng, tried to reinstall, no response (see the screenshot) I also use Tor Browser (never any problems) and Chrome (when absolutely necessary, like when … (read more)

Firefox stopped openng, tried to reinstall, no response (see the screenshot) I also use Tor Browser (never any problems) and Chrome (when absolutely necessary, like when Firefox failed to connect to an external email server and for sending queries like this one because Firefox does not work and will not reinstall. )

Asked by bob-hudson 1 week ago

Answered by bob-hudson 1 week ago

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Cannot install 52.9.0esr on XP SP3

52.9.0esr is claimed to be the last version for XP. Unfortunately it is not quite true. It is for XP SP2 ONLY. Trying to install on SP3 ends with the message that SP2 is … (read more)

52.9.0esr is claimed to be the last version for XP. Unfortunately it is not quite true. It is for XP SP2 ONLY. Trying to install on SP3 ends with the message that SP2 is required. IMO the installer is simply too strict on demanding exact version of SP ! https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/52.9.0/system-requirements/

I went through the list of versions (thanks Mozilla that they all are still available!) and found that the last version I can install is... version... 12.0b6. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/12.0/system-requirements/

And indeed I installed 12.0b6 successfully but I would like to install 52.9.

Asked by andrzejm007 2 weeks ago

Answered by andrzejm007 1 week ago

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Downloading and saving Firefox.

Can I download Firefox and save it to a flash-drive instead of installing it? The computer I need it on has a new install of Windows 7 with IE and it will not browse. … (read more)

Can I download Firefox and save it to a flash-drive instead of installing it? The computer I need it on has a new install of Windows 7 with IE and it will not browse.

Asked by adambers1949 2 weeks ago

Answered by adambers1949 2 weeks ago

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Browser being managed

Running Win10 and latest Firefox browser. Trying to get rid of 'Your browser is being managed by your organization' Followed Regedit instructions - only default is lis… (read more)

Running Win10 and latest Firefox browser. Trying to get rid of 'Your browser is being managed by your organization' Followed Regedit instructions - only default is listed - no policy. Looked in Mozilla Firefox in Program Files & Program Files (x86) - no policies.json in Distribution. Even did a search in those subfiles - nothing. So how do I get rid of this? I was searching 'Broiling Frigidaire Induction' and one of the videos corrupted my original Firefox. I needed a hard stop to get our of that. I deleted the app and reloaded, and I keep getting the 'Browser managed...' message. Bummer!

Asked by fgruhl 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Themes & extension icons

I just installed Firefox on a new Windows 11 desktop computer. I ported my profiles over and it appears everything came over EXCEPT: - Themes aren't working. I've tried… (read more)

I just installed Firefox on a new Windows 11 desktop computer. I ported my profiles over and it appears everything came over EXCEPT: - Themes aren't working. I've tried switching them and they still don't display. The menu bar is black w/white letters; the toolbar is gray with white icons/letters. - My extension icons are there...sort of. If I hover over them I can see the tool tip but the icon doesn't appear on the toolbar which is light gray in color. I can live without the themes if I have to. Not so much the invisible extension icons. Any suggestions as to how I can get them to appear as they do on my Windows 10 desktop? Screen cap below. Cursor is hovered over the Undo Close Tab extension icon but where's the icon? Any suggestions as to how to troubleshoot this will be appreciated!!

Asked by MarkZ 3 weeks ago

Answered by MarkZ 3 weeks ago

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Files, Edit, View, History, Bookmarks, etc tab disappeared after update to 110.

The bar that contained those items disappeared in Firefox after the update to 110 I believe. I don't know how to get it back, I've searched settings. The bookmarks and… (read more)

The bar that contained those items disappeared in Firefox after the update to 110 I believe. I don't know how to get it back, I've searched settings. The bookmarks and all the data appear to still be there. It's been there since, I think, version .9 something. I updated to windows 10 from windows 7 about 3 months back. I noticed the change immediately. I don't even know what the bar is called. I still have my windows 7 machine since I am still trying to resolve problem with windows 10 and I'm even thinking of going back to window 7. It did the update to 109 without a problem.

HELP!!

It is probably something simple by windows is more a game machine to me. I learned computers on a GE-645 to give you an idea of how old I am.

Thanks

Asked by Multics 4 weeks ago

Answered by Paul 4 weeks ago

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Firefox on a chromebook, tyring to install extensions for dashlane

I have a new chromebook (Lenova Duet 3) I can install and use Firefox. I have had Dashlane (password keeper) working fine with Firefox for years. The Dashlane extensions … (read more)

I have a new chromebook (Lenova Duet 3) I can install and use Firefox. I have had Dashlane (password keeper) working fine with Firefox for years. The Dashlane extensions work with Chrome, but I can't seem to get them to work with Frefox. The Chrome search engines choices are limited; ones that I never use with Firefox. Is there something in the Chromebook environment that limits firefox capabilities? (Am I looking for something that just is not possible?) Is there a work around? (Any Linux tricks?) I also have asked the same question of Dashlane, but have not heard back yet. My imperfect solution is use Chrome when it is a known website, and the password is recorded with Dashlane, and to use Firefox for new searches, where the choice of search engines is better.

Has anyone developed a search engine where there are no "sponsored" results. I understand that it would probably not be free.

Asked by amyinavl 1 month ago

Answered by amyinavl 4 weeks ago

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Installation issue on Win 10

I have downloaded and installed Mozilla Firefox on a new computer through the Edge browser both from the Mozilla site and through the Microsoft store. The installation do… (read more)

I have downloaded and installed Mozilla Firefox on a new computer through the Edge browser both from the Mozilla site and through the Microsoft store. The installation downloads and installs as it should. Firefox has been selected as the default browser and everything appears as it should. When I open Firefox and type in an address, nothing populates. No site will open on the screen. When I open settings in Firefox, nothing opens. When I open history, it shows that I have been to the sites that I have loaded even though they haven't shown on the browser. I have completely uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled it with the same result. I have downloaded Opera browser and it installs correctly, I have downloaded and installed Firefox from Opera and had the same result. Any ideas?

Thanks, John

Asked by bilbobagins22 1 month ago

Answered by bilbobagins22 4 weeks ago

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Update 108 -> 109, wont work

Hi, TL:DR, Firefox 108 refuses to update to Version 109. Firefox refused to update to 109, repeatedly said 108 was the latest version. I was sick of websites breaking so … (read more)

Hi,

TL:DR, Firefox 108 refuses to update to Version 109.

Firefox refused to update to 109, repeatedly said 108 was the latest version. I was sick of websites breaking so I decided to reinstall Firefox, and the website worked perfectly fine on the reinstalled one, since that app is on 109.

Unfortunately, it caused a whole host of problems since I have two Firefoxes on my laptop. When I finally got rid of the older Firefox, it worked fine…

…until I restarted my laptop. Upon launching Firefox, it crashed my laptop and when it rebooted, the Firefox reverted back to version 108 with 109 nowhere to be found.

How can I get Update 109 on my laptop? Thanks in advance.

Asked by Raeoniel 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Firefox direct download Link

Hi If I click my way through https://www.mozilla.org/de/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release I get a different Link everytime. So as someon who wants to distribute Firefo… (read more)

Hi

If I click my way through https://www.mozilla.org/de/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release I get a different Link everytime. So as someon who wants to distribute Firefox on different PC's , I want to know: Are there any direct download links for the latest version? The best would be some links like Webex has for distribution (e.g. https://mozilla.org/firefox/windows/FirefoxInstaller.exe)

Thanks in advance Robin

Asked by robingebert99 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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directory structure has changed upgrading from 106.0.5 to 108.0 linux

At least under linux, 'firefox' is now a directory in 108.0. For 106.0.5 and many versions prior, it was an executable. -rw-r--r-- 1 78771445 2022-12-15 08:34 firefox-1… (read more)

At least under linux, 'firefox' is now a directory in 108.0. For 106.0.5 and many versions prior, it was an executable.

-rw-r--r-- 1 78771445 2022-12-15 08:34 firefox-108.0.tar.bz2

tar xjvf firefox-108.0.tar.bz2

mv firefox firefox-108.0

  • -rwxr-xr-x 1 14416 2022-04-28 13:54 firefox-100.0/firefox
  • -rwxr-xr-x 1 14416 2022-08-08 07:34 firefox-103.0.2/firefox
  • -rwxr-xr-x 1 14416 2022-11-04 08:00 firefox-106.0.5/firefox
  • drwxr-xr-x 7 4096 2022-12-15 08:47 firefox-108.0/firefox

Asked by Kelt3243 1 month ago

Answered by Kelt3243 1 month ago

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OpenH264 fails to install with HTTPS-Only mode enabled

"OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc." plugin will sit in the "will be installed shortly" status forever if you have HTTPS-Only mode enabled. I have been … (read more)

"OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc." plugin will sit in the "will be installed shortly" status forever if you have HTTPS-Only mode enabled. I have been pulling my hair out for the last few days trying to figure out why I couldn't play YouTube or many other sites videos.

Turns out the site that the library is downloaded from has a bad certificate installed: https://ciscobinary.openh264.org/libopenh264-2.3.0-linux64.6.so.bz2

``` Websites prove their identity via certificates. Firefox does not trust this site because it uses a certificate that is not valid for ciscobinary.openh264.org. The certificate is only valid for the following names: a248.e.akamai.net, *.akamaihd-staging.net, *.akamaihd.net, *.akamaized-staging.net, *.akamaized.net

Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN ```

OS: Fedora 36 Firefox Version: 104.0 (64-bit)

Asked by Nickolas Gupton 5 months ago

Answered by Nickolas Gupton 5 months ago

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Can't adjust or dismiss sidebar -

Normally I use side-berry to hold all of my tabs - the panel normally collapses and hides to the left of the screen - showing just the favicons of the website. After the … (read more)

Normally I use side-berry to hold all of my tabs - the panel normally collapses and hides to the left of the screen - showing just the favicons of the website.

After the most recent firefox update 107.0 (20221110173214) there is now a large bar that i can't remove!

I have a CSS file for appearance, which i have included below.

any idea how to shrink this dead zone? I would really like to keep using my fun tabs.

****
#main-window[tabsintitlebar="true"]:not([extradragspace="true"]) #TabsToolbar > .toolbar-items {
  opacity: 0;
  pointer-events: none;
}


#main-window:not([tabsintitlebar="true"]) #TabsToolbar {
    visibility: collapse !important;
}
 
#nav-bar {
    margin-right:140px;
}
 
/* Some space on top to allow window dragging */
#titlebar {
    appearance: none !important;
    height: 20px;
}
 
/* Fix for main menu calling by Alt button */
#titlebar > #toolbar-menubar {
    margin-top: 10px;
}
 
.titlebar-buttonbox-container {
  display: block;
  height: 35px;
  margin-top: 0px;
}

:root {
  --sidebar-min-width: 50px;
  --sidebar-visible-width: 160px;
}

#sidebar-header {
  overflow: hidden !important;
}

#sidebar-box #sidebar-header {
  display: none !important;
}

#sidebar,
#sidebar-header {
  min-width: var(--sidebar-min-width) !important;
  max-width: var(--sidebar-min-width) !important;
  transition: .1s ease .05s;
  z-index:1;
}
.titlebar-buttonbox-container .titlebar-button {
  display: block;
  height: 45px;
}

#sidebar-box:hover :-moz-any(#sidebar,#sidebar-header) {
  background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;
  min-width: var(--sidebar-visible-width) !important;
  max-width: var(--sidebar-visible-width) !important;
  margin-right: calc((var(--sidebar-visible-width) - var(--sidebar-min-width)) * -1) !important;
  z-index:1;
  position: relative !important;
  transition: .1s ease .05s;
}

Asked by warmbloodedreptile 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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Profile cannot be loaded - Tried all advice I can find already

Windows 10 - 22 H2 - All updates applied AMD Ryzen 7950x + DDR5 64GB RAM + 3090 RTX GPU + Plenty of Disk Space Firefox Hi, To get myself off MS Edge (as its Chromium ba… (read more)

Windows 10 - 22 H2 - All updates applied AMD Ryzen 7950x + DDR5 64GB RAM + 3090 RTX GPU + Plenty of Disk Space Firefox

Hi,

To get myself off MS Edge (as its Chromium based), I've come back to FF. But after I tried installing firefox standard and even the Extended Support Release I can not run it for the first time - I get this error

Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible.

I've followed the advice in the help pages, but it hasnt fixed the issue

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-remove-switch-firefox-profiles#w_start-the-profile-manager-when-firefox-is-closed

The same happens when I run

firefox -p

The firefox App Data folder contains no profile file at all....

C:\Users\marcu\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox

Just

2022-11-14 12:49 PM <DIR> Crash Reports 2022-11-14 12:46 PM <DIR> Pending Pings

Inside crash reports is an empty events folder, and two crash report instance files (once for each attempt to start up FF) For example

InstallTime20221104133228

The above crash file conatins

1668458789

I've tried uininstalling and wiping all files, and I wanted to try an old versions BUT the link on the page is dead

https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/ - Gives me 404

Do I have some service not running that this relies on ?

Asked by marcusobrien 2 months ago

Answered by marcusobrien 2 months ago

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Backup & restore information in Firefox profiles

Hi there! I'm attempting to migrate my Firefox (106.0.3) profile from the Linux Mint V20.3 on one SSD to a new installation of Linux Mint V21 on a separate SSD. I'm usin… (read more)

Hi there!

I'm attempting to migrate my Firefox (106.0.3) profile from the Linux Mint V20.3 on one SSD to a new installation of Linux Mint V21 on a separate SSD. I'm using the information supplied on this page:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles

Step 4, under Backing up your profile says: Right-click on your profile folder (e.g. xxxxxxxx.default), and select Copy.

This folder, qspfoqtl.default, contains 1 file, named times.json, the contents of which are:

{ "created": 1618792039414, "firstUse": null }

Clearly, not my Firefox profile.

There is, however, a folder named nnob5aww.default-release that contains a bunch of directories and files (505.4MB) with names like bookmarkbackups, browser-extension-data... storage, weave.

Is this documentation incorrect as of this release of Firefox? And, should I be using the nnob5aww.default-release folder as the profile? I'm a little confused. (Most often, I'm a lot confused.) Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

- Ralph

Asked by Mandelbrot1 3 months ago

Answered by Mandelbrot1 2 months ago

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Escape developer's version in favor of stable without losing profiles

Hello. I use developer's version of ff for a few weeks (currently on 107.0b2). I recently decided to switch back to stable version 106. However, when I run it it says ```… (read more)

Hello. I use developer's version of ff for a few weeks (currently on 107.0b2). I recently decided to switch back to stable version 106. However, when I run it it says

``` Using an older version of Firefox can corrupt bookmarks and browsing history already saved to an existing Firefox profile. To protect your information, create a new profile for this installation of Firefox. ```

So, how do I move from developer's version back to stable without losing anything?

(OS: debian 11, if it matters)

Asked by WhiteBlackGoose 3 months ago

Answered by WhiteBlackGoose 3 months ago

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Firefox cannot download .msi files as binaries to Downloads folder

Hi. I'm trying to download an installer .msi file from a valid link. If I do this in Chrome it simply pops it into the Downloads folder as it should. In Firefox, it do… (read more)

Hi. I'm trying to download an installer .msi file from a valid link. If I do this in Chrome it simply pops it into the Downloads folder as it should. In Firefox, it downloads and then displays as a text page of garbage. It seems the file is wrongly defined as text/plain on the server rather than as a binary.

However, I've looked into my Firefox settings to see if I can define the handling behaviour of that file type. I can't! Amazingly to me, the .msi file type can not be added to the list manually. There is no "Add File Type" functionality in there. It seems as though I have to handle the file in Firefox for it to see that that type exists and then it will let me add it to the Downloads/Applications area of settings.

I can right click on the link and choose Save File As which gets round it, but then I still cannot see the .msi file type to add it to the Applications list. Can anyone tell me what I am missing here?

Asked by Bordonbert 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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installation of Firefox is incompleet, Firefox starts but nothing functions, no sites, no settings

I try to install Firefox on a HP Z1 G8 desktop under Windows 11 Pro. The first time I get a warning that a .dll is not available or so (I dont know what this warning is p… (read more)

I try to install Firefox on a HP Z1 G8 desktop under Windows 11 Pro. The first time I get a warning that a .dll is not available or so (I dont know what this warning is precisely, becaus it pops up for 2 seconds only ) , and firefox is not well installed, reinstalling goes without warning, but still Firefox starts and then stay dead, no sites, no settings. I know the security in this computer is very thight, but other apps install without problem and functions.

Why Firefox cant be installed where other apps can ??????

who has experienced this also and has a clou ?? thanks Ferdinand

Asked by dieten 3 months ago

Answered by dieten 3 months ago