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How do I get rid of the downloads pop up that appears next to downloads icon?

I recently closed and re-opened Firefox to refresh it. Now, when I download an attachment from Gmail, a pop up appears next to my downloads icon. How do I turn that off? … (read more)

I recently closed and re-opened Firefox to refresh it. Now, when I download an attachment from Gmail, a pop up appears next to my downloads icon. How do I turn that off?

Asked by KT 1 year ago

Answered by KT 1 year ago

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Cannot create drag&drop shortcut on SOME pages

Hallo, I have: Firefox 102.0 (dark mode) OS: - Win10, 64-bit (20H2 up to date) addons: - Adblock Plus - uBlock Origing - Concent Blocker - Video DownloadHelper In the… (read more)

Hallo,

I have: Firefox 102.0 (dark mode)

OS: - Win10, 64-bit (20H2 up to date)

addons: - Adblock Plus - uBlock Origing - Concent Blocker - Video DownloadHelper

In the last days I couldn't create shortcuts on SOME pages with drag and drop as I did usually. Today I formated the PC to start fresh, the problem remains!

examples: - https://flogarecords.com/store/shop/lp-mlp/sakis-tolis-among-the-fires-of-hell-lp-red-white-haze-exclusive/ When I try to create a shortcut with drag&drop a folder is created named: "SAKIS TOLIS - AMONG THE FIRES OF HELL LP (RED" And the shortcut is included inside.

- https://www.pronews.gr/amyna-asfaleia/politiki-prostasia/kolasi-sto-porto-germeno-ekkenonetai-o-mytikas/ When I try to create a shortcut with drag&drop a white file is created named: "Κόλαση στο Πόρτο Γερμενό" With size "0 byte", without extention.

The above are happening in SOME pages, not in all shortcuts. When I try to create the shortcuts on Opera they are created just fine. Perhaps that has to do with a bug in some update (windows or firfox)

TNX

Asked by karv9 1 year ago

Answered by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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Cookies are being deleted every few seconds

I keep getting a message that "CAD 3.8.1" has deleted my cookies. I get this message every few seconds. I can't find where it's coming from to disable it. As a result my … (read more)

I keep getting a message that "CAD 3.8.1" has deleted my cookies. I get this message every few seconds. I can't find where it's coming from to disable it. As a result my log in info isn't saved and I have to keep logging in. Has anyone else had this problem?

Asked by Steph 1 year ago

Answered by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 1 year ago

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stop search suggestions

I reinstalled Firefox and made sure that I had unticked the data and history boxes, and declined the search suggestions. Nevertheless, the first attempt at entering a sea… (read more)

I reinstalled Firefox and made sure that I had unticked the data and history boxes, and declined the search suggestions. Nevertheless, the first attempt at entering a search immediately called up millions of the things. At Chrome, I have learned a sequence of eight clicks, whereby I can, for just that one search, avoid those hideous suggestions. If I could have a no-click option at Firefox, I would stay here. Otherwise, can you tell me how to uninst... no, I can first have another look in Windows settings. Looked through the C drive, but I recall now there is an "uninstall programs" facility in Windows. So, if you are able to tell me how to switch off the suggestions, I will stay at Fireofox. If not, I won't. I can remember a Google (or Chrome) person talking on TV, about 15 yrs ago, about this new thing they had (search suggestions) that everyone would love. Four or five seconds into his talk, I knew that I hated it, and have never moved a millimeter away from that position.

Asked by mishasibiryak 1 year ago

Answered by mishasibiryak 1 year ago

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Weired tabbar UI bahavior on macOS

Firefox 102.0.1 macOS 12.4 When firefox is opened the UI is normal as shown in the first screenshot. But if I clicked any menu item, the tabbar displayed in a weired way… (read more)

Firefox 102.0.1 macOS 12.4

When firefox is opened the UI is normal as shown in the first screenshot. But if I clicked any menu item, the tabbar displayed in a weired way as shown in the second screenshot.

Asked by sleetdrop 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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Cannot reach web site with Firefox - isn’t redirecting properly

I cannot seem to reach https://community.esri.com/ via Firefox but can reach it fine with Chrome and Edge. Firefox says "The page isn’t redirecting properly. An error o… (read more)

I cannot seem to reach https://community.esri.com/ via Firefox but can reach it fine with Chrome and Edge.

Firefox says "The page isn’t redirecting properly. An error occurred during a connection to community.esri.com. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies."

So I even added the page to list of Exceptions, but still cannot reach site.

Asked by Mark D 1 year ago

Answered by Dropa 1 year ago

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about:config Query String/Specific Parameter

Is there any way to open the about:config page to a specific setting? I frequently toggle a particular setting on and off and would like a quick way to bookmark it for ea… (read more)

Is there any way to open the about:config page to a specific setting? I frequently toggle a particular setting on and off and would like a quick way to bookmark it for easy access.

I'm thinking something along the lines of: about:config?setting=media.peerconnection.enabled

Even better would be to allow a new value to be passed in as well: about:config?setting=media.peerconnection.enabled&value=true

Asked by b9z7kmdn 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How can I stop Firefox from saving all downloads to my download folder?

I have used Firefox for years. I am computer literate and do not like the newer approach Firefox has taken to save all downloads to my downloads folder. I have to conti… (read more)

I have used Firefox for years. I am computer literate and do not like the newer approach Firefox has taken to save all downloads to my downloads folder. I have to continually go in and manually delete the files.

For instance, I have a lot of pdf forms that I have to open directly in Acrobat, those files are then duplicated and saved in my downloads. This is causing a mess for me.

This was NOT an improvement in my opinion. Is there a way to stop this???

Asked by ddb6081 1 year ago

Answered by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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page fails to display

Good Morning, Group! I subscribe to the IEEE.ORG newsletter. If I click on their link, it brings up a blank page in Firefox: https://spectrum.ieee.org/post-quantum-cry… (read more)

Good Morning, Group!

I subscribe to the IEEE.ORG newsletter.

If I click on their link, it brings up a blank page in Firefox:

https://spectrum.ieee.org/post-quantum-cryptography-nist?utm_source=techalert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=techalert-07-14-22&mkt_tok=NzU2LUdQSC04OTkAAAGFnAJMEXFrlR7vD0yYOspzMUWdvNdvtGqNnHnbEZI2pUuVQelTwBgCQS3pKCdhLl9XSWiE7boikHvLl6N43J65wa4D-JECtQ23ME38QU_rZMG4

That same link renders correctly in Chromium Web Browser (on Linux Mint 20.3)

By truncating the link to https://spectrum.ieee.org/ Firefox brings up that parent page O.K.

This behavior is not confined to this link in particular. It has behaved this way for some weeks (months?) now, in previous newsletters.

This is not an onerous situation but, if it could be fixed, it would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

- Ralph

Asked by Mandelbrot1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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ctrl+tab stopped doing anything

As the title says, ctrl+tab simply doesn't do anything anymore for me. All the other hotkeys (ctrl+t, ctrl+1, etc.) are working normally. I haven't changed any settings o… (read more)

As the title says, ctrl+tab simply doesn't do anything anymore for me. All the other hotkeys (ctrl+t, ctrl+1, etc.) are working normally. I haven't changed any settings or installed any extensions lately. It still doesn't work if I restart into Troubleshoot mode.

I really can't figure out what happened.

Asked by MQDuck 1 year ago

Answered by MQDuck 1 year ago

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The menu disappears when a hint shows up.

Firefox 102.0.1 (64bit), Linux, Sway (Wayland), MOZ_DBUS_REMOTE=1, MOZ_ENALBE_WAYLAND=1 When I hover over a menu item, the hint shows up and the menu disappears visually,… (read more)

Firefox 102.0.1 (64bit), Linux, Sway (Wayland), MOZ_DBUS_REMOTE=1, MOZ_ENALBE_WAYLAND=1 When I hover over a menu item, the hint shows up and the menu disappears visually, it is still there, as I can interact with it (mouse click or enter).

Asked by jnbrains 1 year ago

Answered by jnbrains 1 year ago

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Firefox win10: search bar at the bottom of the page

Hello, i often use the j,k,l keys to scroll/pause videos on youtube and i often get the "weird" bar at the bottom of the page. I cannot tell you exactly what it is. The q… (read more)

Hello, i often use the j,k,l keys to scroll/pause videos on youtube and i often get the "weird" bar at the bottom of the page. I cannot tell you exactly what it is. The question is: how turn off this? I am attaching a screen shot.

Asked by xxx343 1 year ago

Answered by xxx343 1 year ago

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CANNOT CONNECT TO KNOWN SITE, PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR, APPEARS

Web site: https://www.resortcams.com/webcams/king-street-boone/ On cell phones, web site is: www.resortcams.com/webcams/king-street-boone/ Error only happens on Foxfire… (read more)

Web site: https://www.resortcams.com/webcams/king-street-boone/ On cell phones, web site is: www.resortcams.com/webcams/king-street-boone/


Error only happens on Foxfire Windows 11. Only began to happen recently. Bitdefender Total Security installed. Removed VPN because it was blocking valid secure sites. Bitdefender is installed on iPhone and Android cell phones. Cell phones are not a problem going to site.

On Windows, "https://" is added to the beginning of web address, but not on cell phones.

Tried removing security site, but does not load and "https://" is added back on the Windows page with error message above. Used to be able to go from one resortcams site to another, but error message appears after about 30 seconds.

Asked by Michael RILEY 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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passwords gone after firefox refresh

today I got a message that says your Firefox is slow and it suggested refreshing it,, it also said that my info won't be affected and after it started I noticed that all … (read more)

today I got a message that says your Firefox is slow and it suggested refreshing it,, it also said that my info won't be affected and after it started I noticed that all my saved passwords are gone!! please explain why it happened and how to resolve this issue and restore my passwords

Asked by database1111 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Download History - remove "delete" option

Hi, Is there a way to remove the "delete" option when right clicking on items in the download history? It's unfortunately right above 'remove from history' and easy to m… (read more)

Hi,

Is there a way to remove the "delete" option when right clicking on items in the download history? It's unfortunately right above 'remove from history' and easy to mis-click. It has no confirmation and permanently deletes the file(s) without sending to the recycle bin which is quite annoying - especially as I'm not sure why you'd want to use this menu to delete something you just downloaded.

Thanks

Asked by lemming3k 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Automatic download attachments

How can I disable the annoying function of automatic download of attachments every time I access one even though I used to be able to just open them or decide to download… (read more)

How can I disable the annoying function of automatic download of attachments every time I access one even though I used to be able to just open them or decide to download. Tired of deleting every blasted file into recycle when I don't want this. It doesn't matter if I select "ask where to download" box is checked.

Asked by wb2yqh 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox windows could not be dragged now.

Maximizing and minimizing are still normal, but Firefox windows could not be dragged now. $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Descripti… (read more)

Maximizing and minimizing are still normal, but Firefox windows could not be dragged now.

$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS Release: 22.04 Codename: jammy

$ firefox --full-version Mozilla Firefox 102.0.1 20220707183149 20220707183149

$ firefox --help Usage: /snap/firefox/1551/usr/lib/firefox/firefox [ options ... ] [URL]

$ which firefox /usr/bin/firefox

Asked by larry 1 year ago

Answered by larry 1 year ago

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Option for "Goto (local IP)" instead of "Search Google for (local ip)"

One quality of life thing I really miss after switching from Chrome is the option to "Goto ip" when you highlight and right click on a local ip address. I do a lot or ne… (read more)

One quality of life thing I really miss after switching from Chrome is the option to "Goto ip" when you highlight and right click on a local ip address.

I do a lot or networking and am going to local ip addresses all the time (ie 192.168.1.1 or 10.0.20.15). When I highlight an address in the local ranges in Chrome it gives the "Goto" option, but Firefox always offers "Search Google for"

I really miss this option and unfortunately all my searching has not yield a solution since search engines cant quite make sense of my requests.

Hopefully someone here can nail something down.

Thanks!

Asked by judsonspam 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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geo.provider.network.url no longer works

Noticed geo.provider.network.url setting in about:config no longer works in firefox 102.0 ubuntu. I use it consistently so it was easy to notice that it no longer had any… (read more)

Noticed geo.provider.network.url setting in about:config no longer works in firefox 102.0 ubuntu. I use it consistently so it was easy to notice that it no longer had any effect after updating.

tested both on https://maps.google.com and https://browserleaks.com/geo

Is it possible to revert to an older version without losing my data?

Asked by tel2 1 year ago

Answered by tel2 1 year ago