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firefox doesn't show which tab is active

In firefox 1230 I can't see which tab is active because it has been improved. is that such a great idea -I know it makes us fiddle around for longer and if that is the in… (read more)

In firefox 1230 I can't see which tab is active because it has been improved. is that such a great idea -I know it makes us fiddle around for longer and if that is the intention then no one will want to change it except me.

Asked by Kenneth Keen 4 months ago

Answered by Kenneth Keen 4 months ago

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Firefox logged out my accounts each time i close, but setting disabled.

Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS Firefox 123.0 (64-bit) The browser deletes cookies when closed. Every time I log in, I need to re-enter passwords (they are saved) on all sites, this … (read more)

Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS Firefox 123.0 (64-bit)

The browser deletes cookies when closed. Every time I log in, I need to re-enter passwords (they are saved) on all sites, this is certainly tiring. I read about a similar problem from other users, they had the “Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed” setting enabled, but I didn’t.

Asked by kexitt07 4 months ago

Answered by kexitt07 4 months ago

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Firefox keeps offering to translate websites, this is EXTREMELY unwanted

Firefox keeps offering to translate websites, your new feature. I neither want it to, nor do I appreciate ads, because it is simply you advertising your new product. I … (read more)

Firefox keeps offering to translate websites, your new feature.

I neither want it to, nor do I appreciate ads, because it is simply you advertising your new product.

I have looked at the settings and there are 0 languages for which I've set it so it will offer me to translate and 0 for which it will do. Besides the fact I do speak and read multiple languages; it is not a feature I am interested in.

So when I set it so it will not bug me about it and every time I enter a foreign language site the little pop-up shows; that's some serious unwanted ads and also clearly FAR more tracking than FF is even supposed to be doing.

I have used firefox for nearly 15 years, but I'm honestly wondering if I should find another privacy focused browser One that doesn't spam me with little pop-ups over it's latest ill-conceived stupid feature.

So you could help by actually NEVER-EVER under any fucking circumstances show this stupid translation pop-up UNLESS I put I request it to do so in the settings or at the very LEAST allow me to turn it off.

Asked by Zoutpeper 4 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 months ago

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"No proxy for" setting does not seem to consistently work

I use a privoxy hosted on my home server to route Firefox traffic through a VPN. It usually works fine, but I am trying to set a few services to bypass the proxy using th… (read more)

I use a privoxy hosted on my home server to route Firefox traffic through a VPN. It usually works fine, but I am trying to set a few services to bypass the proxy using the "No proxy for" box in the Firefox connection settings - specifically streaming sites like netflix, hulu, and plex. Despite putting these domains in the "no proxy for" box, the proxy still seems to be applied - ie. Netflix fails to stream as it would if I were connecting through the VPN.

To test, I also tried adding "whatismyipaddress.com" to the "no proxy for" box, and this did successfully bypass the vpn (showing my real IP), so it is working to some degree. I can also confirm that that site shows my vpn IP when it is not on the whitelist.

I assume that these streaming services are connecting to a different domain when streaming video, which is not on the whitelist to bypass the proxy because I have not added them. Does anyone know if this is the case, and if so, how I could fix the issue?

Thanks.

Asked by isthissoup 4 months ago

Answered by isthissoup 4 months ago

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Disable download finished notification

I want to disable notifications when a download is finished, however the key in about:config 'browser.download.manager.showAlertOnComplete' does not exist any more. Is th… (read more)

I want to disable notifications when a download is finished, however the key in about:config 'browser.download.manager.showAlertOnComplete' does not exist any more. Is there some other way to disable these notifications?

Asked by Robin_w151 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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How do I delete the automatic list that shows when I type a letter in the URL line please?

Hello, When I type a letter in the URL space, there is a drop down selection of previous sites I have used. Some contain names of people I have searched and I don't… (read more)

Hello,

When I type a letter in the URL space, there is a drop down selection of previous sites I have used. Some contain names of people I have searched and I don't want any embarrassment if said persons happen to use my PC. Is it possible to delete the list, or, perhaps better, delete the ones with names?

I'm using Windows 10 with FF x64.

Thanks.

Asked by Bonnie2 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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Number is not getting recognised

After switching to Firefox version 123, I encountered an error on our website: '1,000,000.00 is not a valid number.' It seems to be a form validation error, but it worked… (read more)

After switching to Firefox version 123, I encountered an error on our website: '1,000,000.00 is not a valid number.' It seems to be a form validation error, but it worked fine with previous versions of Firefox. The application is built using GWT (Google Web Toolkit). Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by Bikram Singh 4 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 months ago

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Firefox crashes all the time

Hi! For a few weeks now I've had the problem that my Mozilla Firefox browser keeps crashing or hanging (the image goes black, needs to be updated or then crashes complet… (read more)

Hi!

For a few weeks now I've had the problem that my Mozilla Firefox browser keeps crashing or hanging (the image goes black, needs to be updated or then crashes completely). This happens regardless of the website you open (e.g. google maps, mymaps, canva, instagram, google sheets, google drive, amazon, etc.).

Here are some of today's about:crashes IDs: bp-eee64bce-504e-4b09-bd26-d74a40240303 bp-aebd34b7-cdc1-49bd-9090-ca6b00240303 bp-b0970e4e-7f08-4672-9a4d-ca16f0240303 bp-14ded6d2-b81a-4d76-b79a-26b000240303 bp-d751619a-ce2f-4ffa-817d-0557c0240303 bp-27d145c4-4ef7-481d-9ffa-12e570240303

I already checked my RAM with memtest86. There were no errors. My tribers are updatet and I use Avast Antivirus & Cleanup Premium.

Do you have any idea, why this happens?


Kind regars, Minnie

Asked by Jasmina Abduloski 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Unwanted "Manage Password" suggestions in Special:UserRights on MediaWiki sites

Hi everyone, I'm encountering an issue specifically on MediaWiki sites, like this one, where the "Special:UserRights" page behaves strangely. Whenever I try to type in t… (read more)

Hi everyone,

I'm encountering an issue specifically on MediaWiki sites, like this one, where the "Special:UserRights" page behaves strangely. Whenever I try to type in the input area, the browser suggests "Manage Password" even though it's not a relevant action on this page.

I'm using Firefox 123.00 and this happens on both my Linux (Ubuntu 22.04) and Windows 11 OS. I don't have any password manager extensions installed.

While this might seem like a minor inconvenience, it's quite disruptive to the workflow when managing user rights on MediaWiki sites.

Has anyone else experienced this issue? Is there a known solution or workaround to prevent the "Manage Password" suggestion from appearing on the "Special:UserRights" page?

Thanks in advance for any help!

Asked by Abrarul Hasan 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox Trojan

When launching Firefox Malwarebytes reports a trojan and shows blocked website verifications.io This happens just about every time. Wikipedia tells me "Verifications.io i… (read more)

When launching Firefox Malwarebytes reports a trojan and shows blocked website verifications.io This happens just about every time. Wikipedia tells me "Verifications.io is a defunct email-focused technology firm whose primary practice was to validate email addresses for email marketing platforms. The company's platform allowed for email marketing firms to submit lists to the company, which would verify the lists for valid email addresses."

Asked by rws.eighty 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Unable to Access FlightRadar24 web site due to issue with WebGL

Since this week I have been unable to access flightradar24 web site due to a problem with WebGL. It tells me that I need a compatible browser e.g. Firefox I am running L… (read more)

Since this week I have been unable to access flightradar24 web site due to a problem with WebGL. It tells me that I need a compatible browser e.g. Firefox

I am running Linux Mint 21.3 Cinnamon on and I7 processor with a NVIDIA Corporation GK208B [GeForce GT 710] graphics card.

I have edited the about:config file as follows:

webgl.force_enabled TRUE

but noted a collection of failed messages as shown on the attached screen shot.

This web site is still accessible using chromium on the same computer, suggesting that there isn't a hardware problem.

Thanks

Howard

Asked by h.brissenden 4 months ago

Answered by h.brissenden 4 months ago

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resize contents of panes while browsing

I have a current version of Firefox (v123.0 running on Windows 10) but I can't do what I used to be able to do? (And it is making me nuts!) I used to be able to resize … (read more)

I have a current version of Firefox (v123.0 running on Windows 10) but I can't do what I used to be able to do? (And it is making me nuts!)

I used to be able to resize the contents of a site - such as youtube or wordpress or tumblr - there would be a little % on the far right of the URL bar, and I could adjust that until the site was readable and all the pieces I wanted fit in. I can't find a control that will change this for me in the new version. Is it somewhere else? Did that control not port into the new version? Is is gone for good? (I really hope not!) I realize this is such a small problem, but it affects how I interact with basically every site online.

What makes this extra frustrating is that I'm not even certain I am using the correct terms for the thing I want -

Thank you for your patience -

Lee Thomson dancingcrowdesigns@gmail.com

Asked by dancingcrowdesigns 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Bookmarks toolbar

Hi, I just downloaded a Firefox browser, but on the left of bookmarks toolbar there is an "Import bookmarks" that I can't get rid of. I've seen a couple other things tha… (read more)

Hi, I just downloaded a Firefox browser, but on the left of bookmarks toolbar there is an "Import bookmarks" that I can't get rid of. I've seen a couple other things that say it's like removing a bookmark, but that doesn't work for me. I've looked and can't find how to remove it. Any suggestions are appreciated!

Ross

Asked by Ross Cashion 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Spell check not working and language sub menu not displaying

Hello, I install language pack from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/language-tools/ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/russian-ru-language-pack/ Bu… (read more)

Hello,

I install language pack from https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/language-tools/ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/russian-ru-language-pack/

But there is still no sub-menu item in the menu

Asked by nim int3 4 months ago

Answered by James 4 months ago

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Almost all of my bookmarks are suddenly empty

A couple of weeks ago I migrated from Edge to Firefox. I exported and imported my bookmarks. All was good. Suddenly this morning, my bookmarks are inoperative. The folder… (read more)

A couple of weeks ago I migrated from Edge to Firefox. I exported and imported my bookmarks. All was good. Suddenly this morning, my bookmarks are inoperative. The folder structure is there, containing entries that appear to be my bookmarks. If I left-click on one, nothing happens. If I right-click on one and choose Edit Bookmark, the fields in the dialogue are all empty.

Asked by buyer4 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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Sync open tabs from old PC to new PC not working

I've read all the suggestions but can't get Firefox Sync to transfer the open tabs from my old PC to my new one. I'm signed in on both to the same account, both are on… (read more)

I've read all the suggestions but can't get Firefox Sync to transfer the open tabs from my old PC to my new one. I'm signed in on both to the same account, both are on my LAN with a wired ethernet connection, and I've checked every box in the "what to sync" field. When I click "Sync Now" the icon spins for a few seconds like it's doing something but the tabs from the old machine do not appear on the new one as I expected them to. Nor can I get them by closing and doing a Restore Session.

This seems pretty straightforward and how most users would expect it to work - am I missing something? If not, why isn't it working?

Asked by Robert Nickels 4 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago