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Downgrading to FF87 to get back "View Image" context menu

I undertand that FF has removed view image from the context menu with the 88 update. i wish to downgrade my browser to FF87 to get the "view image" in the contect menu ba… (read more)

I undertand that FF has removed view image from the context menu with the 88 update.

i wish to downgrade my browser to FF87 to get the "view image" in the contect menu back.

Is there a way to downgrade from the browser? if not, is there a page with the old releases i can dawnload it from?

Asked by w7raed 1 week ago

Answered by Zppix 1 week ago

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Firefox icon gone from taskbar and desktop and I can't get it back

As the subject says. I can still search for the firefox app and open it that way or I can start it from the START page that comes up when I hit the windows key on the key… (read more)

As the subject says. I can still search for the firefox app and open it that way or I can start it from the START page that comes up when I hit the windows key on the keyboard. But I am not allowed to drag and drop it onto the taskbar as it says it's already there. It's sorta there I guess because FF is open right now while I type this and this open tab is indicated on the taskbar. If I were to close the FF window there would be no FF logo on the taskbar.

Right clicking the firefox app in the start list that comes up when I left click on the windows icon in the lower left or hit the windows key on my keypad gives me options to unpin FF from the start page or unpin it from the taskbar. I don't want to do that.

I did something to mess this up and I can't fix it. I want the FF logo back on my taskbar so when I power up the machine I can click on the logo in the taskbar to get to the browser with all my previously open tabs back.

The latest Windows 10 a Lenovo yoga laptop if it matters.

Thanks

Asked by buythiscanoe 1 week ago

Answered by Scribe 1 week ago

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Not receiving emails from Mozilla

Tried to sign into Firefox Reality today, wanted to send an email for verification, but I never got it. Tried signing into Firefox Android, same thing, no email received … (read more)

Tried to sign into Firefox Reality today, wanted to send an email for verification, but I never got it. Tried signing into Firefox Android, same thing, no email received to login. So I logged into my Mozilla account using Chrome on my phone. Got in fine. I can see the recent login attempts in history.

So I try and add a secondary email, which first, wants me to verify my email, which I'm still not getting...

I have used this email for Mozilla since 2016, no problem. Looks like the last email from Mozilla I got was from 3/23/21. I wonder if they are blocking my domain unintentionally or something. I use my own domain for email - protonus.ws - and I fully control the email on it. Yes I checked my spam folder. Searched the server, last thing from Mozilla was 3/23. Anyone know who I can contact to see what's up?

Asked by Protonus 1 week ago

Answered by Protonus 6 days ago

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Getting 'new user' sing in warnings using Firefox

Hello, Ever since I used 'Refresh' to solve a problem, I now have to sign into all my regular sites, like YouTube, FaceBook and especially Twitter, where I receive a warn… (read more)

Hello,

Ever since I used 'Refresh' to solve a problem, I now have to sign into all my regular sites, like YouTube, FaceBook and especially Twitter, where I receive a warning every time I sign in. (See attachment).

To clarify: before the Refresh, I could just bring up these sites and be automatically signed in. My computer remembers the sign in names and passwords, but I still have to go through the process, and with Twitter, I'm getting these warnings, which has caused that site to ask for more info to verify my identity.

So: why am I coming up as a 'new user' every time I want to go to sites I've been going to for years?

Thank you,

John

Asked by yohejohn 1 week ago

Answered by yohejohn 1 week ago

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Firefox Invisible Window

I'm honestly now sure how best to explain this because it's kind of weird, but I will try my best. Basically, Firefox thinks there's two windows open, when really there i… (read more)

I'm honestly now sure how best to explain this because it's kind of weird, but I will try my best. Basically, Firefox thinks there's two windows open, when really there is only one. When I right click on the Firefox logo in my Dock (I'm on Mac), it tells me I have two windows open, the main window I use and then a second "What's new with Firefox" window (see screenshot). This is the "invisible" window. I have tried many things to get Firefox to realize that window doesn't exist. I've quit Firefox many times, tried to get my Mac to display all windows (it says there are no open windows when I close out of my main window), restarted my Mac, cleared cache and cookies, removed from Dock, etc. At this point, I don't know what's left to do other than remove Firefox entirely and re-install it and I would hate to do that. I hope I've provided enough detail to get the gist of the issue. If you need any more info, I'm happy to provide it! Thanks in advance for your help.

Asked by ren 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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Fonts too bold on certain sites

Introduction So I learned the hard way to never run sudo apt remove python3 on an ubuntu system. I'm running Linuxlite (Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS) on a dell desktop (unsure of t… (read more)

Introduction So I learned the hard way to never run sudo apt remove python3 on an ubuntu system. I'm running Linuxlite (Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS) on a dell desktop (unsure of the model).

The Problem After looking at some guides and upgrading the operating system, I managed to get most of the fonts to display correctly. Sites with certain kinds of text still appear to be "too bold" (see images).

""What I've tried"" The command actually removed Mozilla, so I had to reinstall it. Updating it also didn't fix the problem. I have messed around with the font settings and nothing changed. It seems that only Mozilla is doing this because the Brave browser displays the fonts correctly. Other than that, I haven't really done all that much. Also the font as I write this is normal.

Thanks for your consideration!

Asked by maximorainwater9 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Not opening downloaded files

When marking student scripts, I download and open a large number of files in a day. So I want it to be easy. But Firefox does not deliver what it promises. I want to clic… (read more)

When marking student scripts, I download and open a large number of files in a day. So I want it to be easy. But Firefox does not deliver what it promises. I want to click on the file link on the teaching website and the file to open automatically. But everytime I have to navigate to click in a dialog box in order to open the file. Is there any way to get Firefox to do what is says "Do this automaticall..."?

As far as I can see, these are bog standard .pdf, .docx and .doc files.

Asked by cvhorie 1 week ago

Answered by TJYOURFRIEND 1 week ago

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WebGL stopped working after the Firefox 88 upgrade

Per the title, webgl suddenly stopped working a couple days ago. The error seems to be: WebGL creation failed: * WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false restricts context creatio… (read more)

Per the title, webgl suddenly stopped working a couple days ago. The error seems to be:

WebGL creation failed: * WebglAllowWindowsNativeGl:false restricts context creation on this system.

I'm on Ubuntu 21.04 (X, not wayland) with an nvidia graphics card. The "share data" below seems comprehensive, but let me know if any other info will help.

Asked by john588 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Vertical Scrollbar Too Small Issues

My vertical scroll bar is very thin, barely even visible, like 4 pixels thick. The problem is the same as already posted in these forums, both solutions were only tempora… (read more)

My vertical scroll bar is very thin, barely even visible, like 4 pixels thick. The problem is the same as already posted in these forums, both solutions were only temporary solutions. I'll state them here for simplicity:

a) The first step is to open the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" page and find the button to access the profile folder. You need to create a folder with the name chrome in this folder (name is all lowercase). In the chrome folder you need to create a plain text file with the name userContent.css (name is case sensitive). Paste in "*{scrollbar-color:auto!important; scrollbar-width:auto!important;}"

This worked but then some scroll bars were extremely thick, and even showed while watching YouTube videos.

b) Clearing the startup cache.

Again, this did seem to work, but only temporarily. I removed the file from step a) and it remained fine until a day or two later.

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Firefox Version 88.0 (64-bit), Windows 10 v10.0.19041 Using screen extension with HDMI. Problem happens on both screens. Pages that this occurs on seem to be random, increasing over time. The page I'm writing this question on included. Thanks for reading and helping.

Asked by tomi.fodor 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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All of a sudden, I cant print my emails from my gmail account.

Using Firefox and accessing my gmail account. A notice comes up saying "A pop up blocker may be preventing the application from printing the page. If you have a popup blo… (read more)

Using Firefox and accessing my gmail account. A notice comes up saying "A pop up blocker may be preventing the application from printing the page. If you have a popup blocker, try disabling it to open the window". I have no idea how to find what this pop up blocker is so I can disable it.

Asked by marie on firefox 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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Webcam USB2 and RealBridge

I used to play RealBridge with Firefox 86 and previous versions by using a simple USB WebCam; when I udpdated Firefox to 88.0, RealBridge did not open properly the same U… (read more)

I used to play RealBridge with Firefox 86 and previous versions by using a simple USB WebCam; when I udpdated Firefox to 88.0, RealBridge did not open properly the same USB2 Webcam. I had to recover back my Window 7 professional in order to obtain back the Firefox 86.01, then my USB WebCam turned back to work. Now I locked the Firefox autoupdate. I did not change any other set-up, what can I do ? I solved the problem by uninstalling Firefox and then by doing a new clean reinstall.

Asked by giancarloludovisi 2 weeks ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 6 days ago

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Firefox Developer Edition and Regular FireFox on Manjaro Gnome linux keeps asking to install video codex

I am having issues playing back video on certain sites using both FireFox Developer edition and Regular Fire Fox Every time I try to play a video on these sites I get th… (read more)

I am having issues playing back video on certain sites using both FireFox Developer edition and Regular Fire Fox

Every time I try to play a video on these sites I get the messages at the top saying [ To play video, you may need to isntall the required video codecs ]

FireFox Developer edition: Version: 89.0b4 Fire Fox: Version 88.0

Sites I have having issues with - Hulu - Twitter - Discord

These sites work with Google Chrome but I really don’t want to have to use those sites for video play. Any help would be appreciated.

Operating System: Manjaro Gnome Linux Graphics Card: NVIDIA Ge Force gt 1030

Asked by Vega Codex 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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meaningless lines on graphs

Hello, On mozilla when I open graphs I see lines all over the graphs. On Chrome It works without fault. I attached one sample. How can we solve this problem? Thanks in ad… (read more)

Hello, On mozilla when I open graphs I see lines all over the graphs. On Chrome It works without fault. I attached one sample. How can we solve this problem? Thanks in advance

Asked by ozmanozman2016 2 weeks ago

Answered by TerryN21 2 weeks ago

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FF 88/widevine bug with Amazon prime videos not playing HD 1080p

Whenever I play a video on amazon prime thru FF 88 it is SD. When I go to the options for video it says HD is unavailable even if best is selected. When the video first p… (read more)

Whenever I play a video on amazon prime thru FF 88 it is SD. When I go to the options for video it says HD is unavailable even if best is selected. When the video first plays the HD icon will come up for about a second, but faded, than go away right after. Usually when it does that it becomes solid white and shows HD at 1080. I'm using Win 10 64-bit Pro 20H2.

When I try watching the same videos in Chrome I have no issues and the content plays fine in HD 1080p.

I tried removing all history, refreshing FF, uninstalling and re-installing my NVIDIA drivers but same issue. I am on 88.0. No add ons or themes. Just default FF after refresh. Nothing helps.

I have seen other reports of widevine crashing but I dont have that issue. FF just wont play Amazon video in HD anymore.

Edit:

After trying some things and completely uninstalling firefox from system and all folders I finally got Amazon to play HD 1080p content again, but only a short while.

For some reason on refreshed or completely new installs of FF 88 amazon would have issues and only play SD. Even if all folders were deleted before install. When I installed the previous version of FF to 87 content was once again playing back at HD 1080p. I than updated to 88 and it was ok but only for a bit.

Even though FF 87 installed and updated widevine, FF version 88 would update it again a short while later but the version numbers of widevine (4.10.2209.1) stayed the same. Whatever version 88 is doing to widevine it seems to cause a conflict preventing Amazon from playing videos in HD content.

Edit 2:

From my other computer which had not updated to 88 yet had widevine version 4.10.1582. I took all those files and replaced the ones in the folder for 4.10.2209.1. I have updates disabled for widevine now and Amazon is playing HD 1080p once again with no issues. So whatever the update did with widevine it is definitely causing a conflict with playing back HD 1080p content on Amazon Prime video.

Asked by arugula 2 weeks ago

Answered by SUMOsJR 1 week ago

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updating

When I tried to access Doxyme.com it told me that I needed to update to the latest version of Firefox or I would have no video. When I check Firefox it said I was updated… (read more)

When I tried to access Doxyme.com it told me that I needed to update to the latest version of Firefox or I would have no video. When I check Firefox it said I was updated with version 88, but I noticed there is a version 89 in the Que When I attempted to download version 89 it did not respond; has 89 been released for installation or are they still working on it? Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thank you, Hayward

Asked by 2 Hayward 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago