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How do I select a default Windows App to open .tg links if the App doesn't appear in the Windows Programs&Files list?

So if I try to open a .tg link to a Telegram group I want to join I get a message box asking me what application I want to open the link with. I want to change it from th… (read more)

So if I try to open a .tg link to a Telegram group I want to join I get a message box asking me what application I want to open the link with. I want to change it from the current one and select Telegram as an app that I've installed from the Microsoft Store, but that doesn't appear on the list when you click browse because it's not a normally installed program in Windows. Is there a way to get access to apps installed through Microsoft Store in order to set them as default apps to open certain links/file extensions through Firefox?

Asked by Karrie 10 months ago

Answered by Karrie 10 months ago

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Firefox colours washed-out

I just installed Firefox and found that the browser looks washed out compared to other browsers - Safari, Chromium, Vivaldi, Opera and Brave. The whole things - the brows… (read more)

I just installed Firefox and found that the browser looks washed out compared to other browsers - Safari, Chromium, Vivaldi, Opera and Brave. The whole things - the browser itself and the web content. Here is an example of my Adguard Home page. Firefox on the left, Chromium on the right. Im using an Apple Mac Mini M1 and the Firefox version is 86.0.1 running the ARM 64 (universal) version. Is there anything I can do? I have tried the old trick of diabling hardware acceleration and it makes no difference whatsoever.

Asked by phillip9 10 months ago

Answered by phillip9 10 months ago

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Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt

We have a new add-on of our own that we were trying to add to the Firefox browser. This add-on was tested locally and worked fine. However, upon trying to install the off… (read more)

We have a new add-on of our own that we were trying to add to the Firefox browser. This add-on was tested locally and worked fine. However, upon trying to install the official add-on to the browser, it is throwing the following error, "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt".

The add-on in question is, https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/searchgiggle-search/

Any suggestions to address this issue would be appreciated.

I also noticed another post or two about the same topic. As per those posts, the issue got resolved automatically after some time. Can I expect the same?

Asked by srik.kid2012 10 months ago

Answered by srik.kid2012 10 months ago

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Firefox 86 keeps on crashing upon startup in Linux Mint 20.1

I am using Linux Mint for about 4 years. Recently upgraded from Linux Mint 19.3 to 20.1which came with what I believe was Firefox 85. Worked fine. Problems started when … (read more)

I am using Linux Mint for about 4 years. Recently upgraded from Linux Mint 19.3 to 20.1which came with what I believe was Firefox 85. Worked fine. Problems started when I received the update to Firefox 86 Firefox 86 keeps on crashing upon startup Removed and reinstalled Firefox but the issue remains. Updated Firefox, updated Linux. Started Firefox in safe mode and it crashes.

Crash ID: bp-1e08a24b-58eb-4381-8526-d8af50210315

What can I do to resolve this issue?

Kind regards

Asked by Dunes66 10 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 10 months ago

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Speckled Visual Glitch

Hello. In any firefox windows, the glitch (see attached images) is present, Any time i mouse over an interactive elelment, all of the speckles change position, and someti… (read more)

Hello. In any firefox windows, the glitch (see attached images) is present, Any time i mouse over an interactive elelment, all of the speckles change position, and sometimes color. they look to be very random, sometimes being absent from a large part of the page, and other times being very thick throughout it's entirety. the only way i have found fix it is by downgrading version, however i still would like to know if there is a solution for fixing this version. in chromium browser, this glitch isn't present, it also only, in the past, displayed on pdfs, and some iframes (HTML term for embedded websites in windows), but now it covers the whole page, it isn't unusable but sometimes is hard to look at. This glitch has been present for at least a week (current date is march 1st) but definitely longer. Thanks.

Asked by evjackeden06 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Remove Website from Popup-Block-List

Hello, recently I moved a website to the "Block Popups from this site" list. Now I only have the option to generally block all pop-ups or to allow them in general. Is the… (read more)

Hello,

recently I moved a website to the "Block Popups from this site" list.

Now I only have the option to generally block all pop-ups or to allow them in general.

Is there any way to get that yellow bar back, telling me, that something has blocked and allows me to select which Popup is to be allowed and which is declined?

Thank you!

Asked by devilsraccoon 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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"Restore previous session" does not work after private mode

I have selected the option "Restore previous session". Normally, it works fine, but if the last Firefox window closed before was in private mode, it doesn't - instead I g… (read more)

I have selected the option "Restore previous session". Normally, it works fine, but if the last Firefox window closed before was in private mode, it doesn't - instead I get the last sessions of this private window. I'm not quite sure, but I think this behavior was different (= Firefox restores always the tabs from the last non-private window) before one of the last updates.

Asked by Johannes 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago

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Is SetupVPN Safe?

Hi - I see that SetupVPN is free. I'm not very technically oriented and wonder if it's safe and also how can it be free and still continue? I'm on a COVID budget, but I… (read more)

Hi - I see that SetupVPN is free. I'm not very technically oriented and wonder if it's safe and also how can it be free and still continue? I'm on a COVID budget, but I like free as long as it's safe. Does anyone have any info on this? Thanks very much for any help. Regards, George

Asked by 7640 10 months ago

Answered by Taimur Ahmad 10 months ago

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when i open pdf firefox ALWAYS asks what to do

Firefox just updated, without my permission, which is another problem. But now when i try to open pdf files, firefox always ask what to do. In Options > General > A… (read more)

Firefox just updated, without my permission, which is another problem. But now when i try to open pdf files, firefox always ask what to do. In Options > General > Appliacations i set pdf files to open with firefox, but firefox still asks what to do. In the window where it asks what to do, there is a tick box saying "Do this automatically from now on", even if i choose that option it still ends up asking what to do the next time i open a pdf file.

Asked by 2000tjls 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Viewing google Gmail causes crash during page load

When viewing gmail with my personal account, Firefox is crashing after it loads the conversations in the sidebar. I have tried resetting, using a private window, and runn… (read more)

When viewing gmail with my personal account, Firefox is crashing after it loads the conversations in the sidebar.

I have tried resetting, using a private window, and running in Safe Mode

Here is the crash report Id: bp-b36c8ee9-37cb-4dec-9380-2f6320210228

I can repeat this at will. I will try disabling the conversations bar using another browser and then update to see if that helps (it's not crashing when I view my work gmail).

Thanks for your help ;-)

Asked by milohax 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago

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Dear Mozilla, please implement an "Open-Tab-Next-To-Current"-functionality

Dear Mozilla, please implement an "Open-Tab-Next-To-Current"-functionality. A bit better than in the Addon "Open Tab Next To Current". Because the newly created tab opens… (read more)

Dear Mozilla, please implement an "Open-Tab-Next-To-Current"-functionality. A bit better than in the Addon "Open Tab Next To Current". Because the newly created tab opens at the end and "runs" back to the place i want it.

i really want that feature. since so many years, mozilla team has done a great job but didn't implement an option or enable and disable opening tabs next to current.

Asked by hahufomi 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Is Firefox Lockwise secure?

Hi. I just like to know whether Firefox Lockwise is secure if I am to store all my usernames & passwords in it? Waiting for your reply asap, thanks. Cool Regards, Pal… (read more)

Hi. I just like to know whether Firefox Lockwise is secure if I am to store all my usernames & passwords in it?

Waiting for your reply asap, thanks.

Cool Regards, Pallas

Asked by PALLAS 10 months ago

Answered by Balázs Meskó 10 months ago

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Firefox + Windows 7 : Some tabs/sites crashes regularly

This has been going for a couple of days. I have tried starting in safe mode, didn't help. I have tried disabling JavaScript, didn't help. Two "main sites" affected, Fee… (read more)

This has been going for a couple of days.

I have tried starting in safe mode, didn't help.

I have tried disabling JavaScript, didn't help.

Two "main sites" affected, Feedly and Gmail. Feedly had this problem but it disappeared after a while. Now Gmail is having problems. I can move around and read mails but not respond to them.

Other sites affected "seems" to have in common that they are blog-type, perhaps like WordPress or similar.

I have a Windows 10 computer with the same browser setup and there have been no problems there so far.

The version is 86.0.1 (64-bit).

I'm not technically advanced so please be gentle with me.

Asked by ArneStockholm 10 months ago

Answered by ArneStockholm 10 months ago

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Printing

Suddenly my printer won't print in duplicate mode/flip on long edge but prints with one side the reverse of the other. That doesn't happen with Chrome or Edge. Anyone kno… (read more)

Suddenly my printer won't print in duplicate mode/flip on long edge but prints with one side the reverse of the other. That doesn't happen with Chrome or Edge. Anyone know what has changed/how to fix it?

Asked by Andy 11 months ago

Answered by jeffweiss91 10 months ago

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Containers in Private mode

It is my understanding that in Private browsing mode, tabs aren't isolated from each other and all tabs share the same (in memory) cookie jar and thus, for instance, exis… (read more)

It is my understanding that in Private browsing mode, tabs aren't isolated from each other and all tabs share the same (in memory) cookie jar and thus, for instance, existing third-party cookies are possibly sent in the same private session.

Why multi-account-containers addon is not avaliable in PB when it can be beneficial?

Asked by Izar 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Stop Auto Google Login Across Tabs / Windows

Hi. When logged in to google (e.g., gmail) in one firefox tab, I am them auto-logged in to that same google account in any new tab or window I open. Is there a way to st… (read more)

Hi.

When logged in to google (e.g., gmail) in one firefox tab, I am them auto-logged in to that same google account in any new tab or window I open. Is there a way to stop this?

I would like to be able to have one tab logged in to a google product (e.g., gmail, google calendar, youtube), but retain a "blank slate" when I open new tabs or windows, so that I can browse anonymously or log in to multiple different accounts (google or otherwise).

I have privacy badger and HTTPS everywhere installed in firefox, have set the browser to block all third party cookies, and to never remember history (high security settings across the board) . I tried enabling Multi-Account Containers, but I'm not sure how to use it and also suspect it is a more complicated functionality than I actually need.

I would imagine there has to be a way to "break" the connection between multiple open tabs or windows. Thanks!

Asked by danegrossman 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Firefox 86 crashes in Debian Buster x86_64

After updating to Firefox 86 it always crashes at launch: ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 14439 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue sign… (read more)

After updating to Firefox 86 it always crashes at launch:

ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 14439 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal...

And Crash Report dialog appears. This is the "Details" dialog content:

AdapterDeviceID: 0x0126 AdapterDriverVendor: mesa/i965 AdapterDriverVersion: 18.3.6.0 AdapterVendorID: 0x8086 AvailablePageFile: 0 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 127062016 AvailableSwapMemory: 4183494656 AvailableVirtualMemory: 2200952832 BuildID: 20210222142601 CrashTime: 1614250267 DesktopEnvironment: unknown EMCheckCompatibility: true FramePoisonBase: 9223372036600930304 FramePoisonSize: 4096 InstallTime: 1614249624 IsWayland: 0 IsWaylandDRM: 0 MozCrashReason: OOB Notes: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)FP(D00-L1000-W00000000-T000) WR? WR- OMTP? OMTP- ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 1 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 641 StartupCrash: 1 StartupTime: 1614250265 ThreadIdNameMapping: 14784:"IPC I/O Parent",14785:"Timer",14786:"Netlink Monitor",14787:"Socket Thread",14788:"Permission",14793:"JS Watchdog",14794:"JS Helper",14795:"JS Helper",14796:"JS Helper",14797:"JS Helper",14799:"Cache2 I/O",14800:"Cookie",14802:"DOM Worker",14803:"IPDL Background",14807:"BackgroundThreadPool #2",14808:"QuotaManager IO",14809:"IndexedDB #1",14811:"StreamTrans #5",14815:"StreamTrans #9",14817:"StreamTrans #11",14819:"StreamTrans #13",14821:"StreamTrans #15",14822:"Worker Launcher",14823:"SoftwareVsyncThread",14824:"Compositor", Throttleable: 1 TotalPageFile: 8249114624 TotalPhysicalMemory: 4046426112 UptimeTS: 1.8864044 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 86.0

Safe mode also crashes. Headless mode is the only way I found to make it not to crash.


Thanks in advance!!

Asked by ociu 11 months ago

Answered by ociu 10 months ago

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automacticlly switches to a new link opened in a new tab even with that option turned off in the settings

I updated Firefox, now it switches to a new link opened in a tab automatically, I have that setting turned off, I like to open multiple tabs from my bookmarks at once, so… (read more)

I updated Firefox, now it switches to a new link opened in a tab automatically, I have that setting turned off, I like to open multiple tabs from my bookmarks at once, so I do not want to switch to that tab until I am ready. So how do I uninstall this update or force firefox to stop switching tabs

Asked by maddthom 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago