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Tab bar suddenly moved to top, above location and other toolbars? How to fix?

I accidentally hid the menu bar and toolbars (with an accidental keyboard shortcut, I think), and when I re-enabled them, now the tab bar is above the location bar instea… (read more)

I accidentally hid the menu bar and toolbars (with an accidental keyboard shortcut, I think), and when I re-enabled them, now the tab bar is above the location bar instead of right above the content windows. How do I move it back? I can't find the "browser.tabs.onTop" setting in about:config, or any check box in the View menu, settings, etc.

I'm using Firefox 119.0.1 on Ubuntu Linux.

Thanks!

Asked by reedhedges 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Domain Guessing

With the latest update domain guessing is no longer working. I like just typing the name of the website and having Firefox add the prefix (https) and suffix (.com, org, e… (read more)

With the latest update domain guessing is no longer working. I like just typing the name of the website and having Firefox add the prefix (https) and suffix (.com, org, etc. so I can move aorund the web just a little faster. The setting I used to turn it on is no longer in the about:config menu. Is there a way to get this back? For example, I was able to type in Amazon and the amazon.com website would automatically open in the tab. Now I get this

Asked by Gentle Jag 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

DRM and Widevine Content Decryption Module

I recently refreshed Firefox and now I am having trouble streaming some news channels from my TV provider. The message I get is "FIREFOX IS INSTALLING COMPONENTS NEEDED … (read more)

I recently refreshed Firefox and now I am having trouble streaming some news channels from my TV provider. The message I get is "FIREFOX IS INSTALLING COMPONENTS NEEDED TO PLAY THE AUDIO OR VIDEO ON THIS PAGE. PLEASE TRY AGAIN LATER."

I went to my Settings under DRM and found some articles on how to watch DRM content. I dug a little deeper and went to Manage Your Plugins and noticed two Enabled Plugins - OpenH264 Video Codec and Widevine Content Decryption Module provide by Google.

Under the Widevine plugin, there is a message highighted in yellow that reads - Widevine Content Decryption Module will be installed shortly.

It's been like this for 2 days and I don't know what to do next.

Asked by ravioli18 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Firefox on Linux- Forward mouse button works, but back button does not

I'm running firefox 124.0.2 on Linux Mint and am having the most bizarre issue. I've got a logitech M560 mouse, and when I press the mouse button for Forward it functions… (read more)

I'm running firefox 124.0.2 on Linux Mint and am having the most bizarre issue. I've got a logitech M560 mouse, and when I press the mouse button for Forward it functions normally. However when I press the mouse button for Back, Firefox ignores it.

I've already confirmed that the OS is registering the button click as 'Back' using Input-Remapper, and the extra mouse buttons are enabled in the Firefox configuration. I've also used the mouse on another PC with no issues so this one is kind of boggling the mind.

Asked by tom_mcdermott 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

Restore pocket to home page on mac

When I upgraded my Firefox, in Mac iOS, the pocket add-on is not on the new tab page. I’ve tried about. Dot config and have not found a way to restore pocket on the new … (read more)

When I upgraded my Firefox, in Mac iOS, the pocket add-on is not on the new tab page. I’ve tried about. Dot config and have not found a way to restore pocket on the new tab page.

Asked by Constance Simo 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 2 weeks ago

Firefox relay

Is Firefox relay free? It says so here, Activate Firefox Relay - Mask your email address I decided to try it out. I was exploring it, seeing if I could create a mask wi… (read more)

Is Firefox relay free? It says so here, Activate Firefox Relay - Mask your email address

I decided to try it out. I was exploring it, seeing if I could create a mask with a chosen name, and now it says I used up all my free masks.

Since that's the case,. can I still choose the one of those I unwittingly created? Maybe there should be some kind of disclaimer?

Asked by noel_envode 3 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 months ago

Can someone help me understand what messing with image.http.accept to get other image formats would do?

I am trying to download the original version of an image, not the re-compressed webp version (Yes, I know some websites only have a webp format image, but I am specifical… (read more)

I am trying to download the original version of an image, not the re-compressed webp version (Yes, I know some websites only have a webp format image, but I am specifically talking about sites where I can flat out see .jpg or .png in the URL but it's forcing a recompressed webp version on me instead, reddit itself is one of those sites that does this, I cam flat out see the url ending in .jpg or .png, and then a lot of other gibberish after which if I make any changes to breaks the image, and if I leave as-is forces a webp version. Wikia sites are another that do this.). A lot of what I Google on how to do this is not relevant anymore, telling me to modify a setting that no longer exists, add a variable to the URL that no longer works, or install a plugin that does not seem to work anymore and might be a security risk.

The one thing that seems to work is going to the image.http.accept setting and putting in "*/*". Problem is, I have no idea what exactly this is doing, and it looks like to me that I am somehow telling it just allow everything, which worries me if it can be a security risk or something. Can someone help me understand what exactly I am doing when I modify this setting like this and if it's a security risk to do so?

Asked by Cyber_Akuma 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Firefox too big to catch the top bar after using bigger screen

Can someone please answer how to reset firefox size after you've been using a bigger screen and go back to the laptop the top bar is lost way up and I cant catch it to mo… (read more)

Can someone please answer how to reset firefox size after you've been using a bigger screen and go back to the laptop the top bar is lost way up and I cant catch it to move it to resize the firefox window. Using Fn and F11 to go into maximize mode doesnt help me at all cuz I end up in full screen on the FHD screen but cant grab and drag the window to resize it again - and please NO comments about using FN and F11 again. This is an issue thats been since years - cant figure out why ppl who are tryin to help think others dont know the difference between maximization and the window being bigger than the laptop screen and being lost. So FIREFOX key-shortcut for window size reset URGENT PLEASEEEE - Im having this issue couple times a week. To fix it I gotta go again to the bigger screen reduce the size of the window and then disconnect - which is soooo horrible.

Asked by maple22 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

(Feature) Can we have option to open bookmark manager (chrome://bookmarks/) and history manager (chrome://history/) in new tab rather than in window for Gecko Firefox browser like chrome or chromium browsers in 2024?

(Feature) Can we have option to open bookmark manager (chrome://bookmarks/) and history manager (chrome://history/) in new tab rather than in window for Gecko Firefox bro… (read more)

(Feature) Can we have option to open bookmark manager (chrome://bookmarks/) and history manager (chrome://history/) in new tab rather than in window for Gecko Firefox browser like chrome or chromium browsers in 2024?

I use chrome mostly and for years I have used bookmark manager (chrome://bookmarks/) and history manager (chrome://history/) in new tab and pinned for easy access. The concept of new window is not only inconvenience but also anti-user since I have to use chromium browser (using cococ browser (https://coccoc.com/en, alongside to manage bookmarks and history due to firefox shortcomings). Even edge has option to choose how to open history and bookmark manager in new tab.

I cannot find an option to choose how to open the bookmark manager (chrome://bookmarks/) and history manager (chrome://history/) new tab rather than window otherwise it would have worked. Plus no flags in about:config like chrome adds new features and options via chrome flags.

Is firefox usable for an average user jumping from chrome and chrome using habits in 2024?

Asked by Net_Hunter_90s 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Disabling the ability to print to a PDF in the printer dialog

I have been working on a locked down version of Firefox, and through userChrome.css and mozilla.cfg, I have been able to do get it where it behaves mostly as intended. We… (read more)

I have been working on a locked down version of Firefox, and through userChrome.css and mozilla.cfg, I have been able to do get it where it behaves mostly as intended. We are looking for a way to disable the ability to print to PDF within the print dialog in Firefox. There are concerns about the ability to access the dropdown selections within the save as dialogs, that could allow users to access files they should not have access. We don't want to outright disable the ability to print, as printing to a real printer does not cause any issues. Is it possible through the mozilla.cfg or userChrome.css to remove the option to save as a PDF from the Firefox printer dialog?

Thanks for your help!

Asked by chriscross673 6 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Tab bar sharing system color in Windows 10 (Firefox CSS)

Hello, In Windows 10 and 11, Firefox's tab bar and other elements that may be transparent render in Windows 10 using some sort of uDWM method (speculation, I could be wr… (read more)

Hello,

In Windows 10 and 11, Firefox's tab bar and other elements that may be transparent render in Windows 10 using some sort of uDWM method (speculation, I could be wrong?) rather than the traditional win32 window frame as you can see with the title bar toggled on. This leads to elements like the tab bar being black or white, depending on your theme unless you have specified otherwise in your chrome. Highlighted yellow below is my problem area.


In my CSS code, I am trying to extend the system color to be drawn to the tab bar (and in this instance, the address bar as well,) but I can't find any way to be able to do this. I have found forums that say to add -moz:appearance -moz-windows-glass, but this completely removes the window border and leaves the Firefox window unresponsive to controls. The only way to close it is if you close it through the taskbar or task manager.


Note that I am aware of .titlebar-color{color: AccentColorText; background-color: AccentColor}, but that's not what I am going for here. That still draws using Windows 10 modern UI. Windows 7 on ESR 115 or unofficially on 116 still draw with Windows Aero in all parts of this CSS code that are black (highligted yellow below.)


I can attach my CSS code if need be.


Thanks for any help!

Asked by taylorrosenfeld159 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

Websites display closed closed captioning even though the videos have that option.

So I am watching a video for a class and that video player has its own closed captioning and when I am watching the video there is a different closed captioning appearing… (read more)

So I am watching a video for a class and that video player has its own closed captioning and when I am watching the video there is a different closed captioning appearing over the video even though it is not the one from the video player. I attached an image of what I see.

Asked by juliaj25012 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

website specific configs

Is there some way to enable and disable specific config settings , on a per-site basis? For example, let's say I want to disable right-click hijacking (dom.event.context… (read more)

Is there some way to enable and disable specific config settings , on a per-site basis?

For example, let's say I want to disable right-click hijacking (dom.event.contextmenu.enabled) on turtlesaregreat.com, but use the default settings everywhere else.

The Page Info > Permissions panel has some, but not all the ones I want. Is this somehow built into Firefox, or maybe there's an extension?

Thanks.

FF120 on Sonoma

Asked by MountainManJoe 4 months ago

Last reply by IMHASZ 3 months ago

Extensions/Toolbar

After the 119.0 Update, the Extension Button and Panel does not allow for access directly from the toolbar--the downloaded extensions (like AdBlock, Clock) are not able t… (read more)

After the 119.0 Update, the Extension Button and Panel does not allow for access directly from the toolbar--the downloaded extensions (like AdBlock, Clock) are not able to be placed on the Toolbar per the Puzzle Icon to Pin to Toolbar

Asked by jcrobles 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Issues after updating - Firefox logo missing from homepage; customized font settings ignored

Hello, after updating Firefox to v.119 a couple of issues have developed that I can’t seem to resolve. First of all the Firefox logo has disappeared from my home page. T… (read more)

Hello, after updating Firefox to v.119 a couple of issues have developed that I can’t seem to resolve.

First of all the Firefox logo has disappeared from my home page. To show what I mean here are some screenshots: The 1st one shows what I see when I open the browser as normal - as can be seen I have several extensions normally in use so the 2nd image shows Firefox opened in ‘Troubleshoot’ mode.

Both these two were taken with the Privacy & Security settings set to ’Strict‘, the 3rd image shows ‘Troubleshoot ’mode with Privacy & Security set to ‘Standard’. ~~~ Now onto the subject of fonts; I’ve done some searching around and even with the Privacy & Security settings customized to ignore fingerprinting, Firefox still ignores my font-setting preference, which is FreeSerif, usually at 14 or 16pt size. Despite me unchecking the setting to allow websites to use their own fonts I cannot get any page to load using my preferred font. This causes me problems as I suffer from a particular type of astigmatism which makes san-serif fonts difficult to read.

Thanks in advance for any help offered.

Andy King

Asked by andym.king 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

When dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled is toggled to false, pasting in Google Documents no longer work

Some websites, like my bank, don’t let you paste into the password field. I don’t want to manually type in the password. I found a workaround: Go to about:config S… (read more)

Some websites, like my bank, don’t let you paste into the password field. I don’t want to manually type in the password. I found a workaround:


  1. Go to about:config
  2. Search for dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled
  3. Double-click it to change the value to "false"

But the problem is that pasting into a google document no longer works. I have to revert the value back to “true” to get copy-pasting working in a google document.

Is there a way to have the best of both worlds: paste in google docs and paste in sites that block pasting, like my bank?

Asked by Mozilla cheese 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago