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Firefox closes Yahoo email tab after I print PDF attachment

Recently (last month or so) I noticed a new behavior: when I receive PDF attachments via Yahoo e-mail, if I open them using Adobe Acrobat DC reader, and print them, afte… (read more)

Recently (last month or so) I noticed a new behavior: when I receive PDF attachments via Yahoo e-mail, if I open them using Adobe Acrobat DC reader, and print them, after printing the Yahoo e-mail tab closes. So I have full functionality -- can open the PDFs, print them, everything good -- but then I have to restart Yahoo e-mail. Big pain.

This behavior is occurring on all three of my PCs (two laptops and a desktop), all of which are running latest Windows 11, and latest Firefox, and latest Acrobat reader.

Asked by jjbeng 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

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context menu changes not recognized in userChrome.css

Frequently when I update Firefox something stops working the way I want it to. So after the last update I disabled updates. That was a while ago (version 89) and my brows… (read more)

Frequently when I update Firefox something stops working the way I want it to. So after the last update I disabled updates. That was a while ago (version 89) and my browser was getting pretty stale. So I backed everything up, reenabled updates, and now I have version 104.

And, of course, something is broken now. The context menus when I right click are not functioning as before. The userChrome.css is still there in the chrome folder in my profile and has the same contents. The option toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets is set to true. But it doesn't work anymore. I added a line to change the color of the tab toolbar and that worked. So userChrome.css is being read and acted upon. But the other command (I whittled it down to just one additional command for testing) is ignored.

Here is what my userChrome.css looks like right now:

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

  1. context-openlinkintab { display:none!important; }
  2. TabsToolbar{ background-color: #CCCCCC !important }

But the "Open Link in New Tab" still appears in the context menu when I right click a link. It didn't do this before the upgrade to 104. Did something break in between version 89 and 104 or is it some other oddity?

Any ideas?

Asked by penderjohnd 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Slow Start Up on Ubuntu 22.04 wXFCE

Hello, I've spent several hours today trying to fix FireFox slow start up on my system. After start up (about 2 full minutes), everything works normally. The hardware is… (read more)

Hello,

I've spent several hours today trying to fix FireFox slow start up on my system. After start up (about 2 full minutes), everything works normally. The hardware is an ASUS A88xm-A MB, A10-6800K processor, 16G DDR3, runs OS and programs off an SSD. I worked through all the slow startup suggestions, ran memtest (0 Errors, 1 Pass), disabled all add ons, (even the OpenH264 video codec (I use the onboard HDMI, no graphics card)), turned off hardware acceleration, etc. When starting in troubleshoot mode, less than 30 seconds, (acceptable), but I really don't know where to begin with the "More Troubleshooting Information" when I look at the table generated by it. There have been no other problems to date with the system, and the long start-up time began with 20.04 Ubuntu (about a minute), then got worse when I upgraded to 22.04 to try to solve THAT problem. Currently running FF 104.0, and the update page says wait for a distro update if that is how it was installed. I believe 104.0 is the latest Linux 64b version though. All updates to the system are done as soon as I'm notified of them. there have been none since the upgrade a few days ago.

Any suggestions? Gotta get some sleep now... TIA, Dave

Asked by dkosewick 5 months ago

Answered by dkosewick 5 months ago

No Extensions show in Customize Toolbar

All instructions for adding enabled extensions to the toolbar say to go to Customize Toolbar and find the extensions you want added there and drag them to the toolbar. Ho… (read more)

All instructions for adding enabled extensions to the toolbar say to go to Customize Toolbar and find the extensions you want added there and drag them to the toolbar. However, when I go to Customize Toolbar, none of my enabled extensions show there at all, specifically those that are not on the toolbar. What am I doing wrong?

Asked by zillamobster 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

YouTube videos constantly showing loading circle and not playing.

Thanks Mozilla for great browser. I ONLY use Firefox nothing else. The question in the subject field was posted 7 years ago. I am still having this problem in version 10… (read more)

Thanks Mozilla for great browser. I ONLY use Firefox nothing else.

The question in the subject field was posted 7 years ago. I am still having this problem in version 104.0.1 (2022) on Mac. First I updated youtube tab with cmd+shift+R still same problem. Then I deleted cache with cmd+shift+backspace still same problem. I had to delete all my history in FIrefox before video was playing. Am I doing something wrong or need something being fixed :-)

Loving kindly greetings

Asked by JEP 5 months ago

Last reply by ukskys.com 5 months ago

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Profile refuses to transfer correctly to new computer

This computer is about to crash so I have a laptop backup. I have copied my Firefox profile before from my last computer to this one that is crashing without issues at al… (read more)

This computer is about to crash so I have a laptop backup. I have copied my Firefox profile before from my last computer to this one that is crashing without issues at all. It copied all of my bookmark data, settings, logins, themes, add-ons, etc last time. This time it refuses to read any of the files copied. No add-ons, no bookmarks no nothing. I need this taken care of ASAP as this comptuer is on it's way down and the monitor likely only has days left the way it's running. Why does copying profiles no longer work? I know how to do it and I did the exactly the same as I did before. It's been an hour fighting with it and nothing is working. I need this done ASAP.

Asked by jen26 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

Firefox Update - Adobe Apps not working

Since Firefox's most recent update yesterday morning I have not been able to access any of my Adobe Apps. I have checked that everything is update date, restarted my lapt… (read more)

Since Firefox's most recent update yesterday morning I have not been able to access any of my Adobe Apps. I have checked that everything is update date, restarted my laptop, cleared cache history etc. Been in touch with IT and my colleague that uses the same account. It's not an Adobe account issue, it's definitely related to the firefox update on my laptop as that's when I stopped being able to use the Apps. Any ideas?

Asked by eilidhscammell 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

Can't open Metamask

Somehow all my add-ons were disabled. Was I hacked? I enabled Metamask but it won't open so that I can sign in to it. When I went to add-ons, Metamask was set to run in P… (read more)

Somehow all my add-ons were disabled. Was I hacked? I enabled Metamask but it won't open so that I can sign in to it. When I went to add-ons, Metamask was set to run in Private windows. I changed that before I enabled it. Why would I want to run an add-on in a private window, especially a crypto wallet? How can I open Metamask?

Asked by dkand77 4 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 4 months ago

What are there different profiles? Why is "default" not the default?

Today I stumbled on an issue that seems to have affected a number of users who care about profiles. The issue is articulated well here. It appears that a clean installati… (read more)

Today I stumbled on an issue that seems to have affected a number of users who care about profiles. The issue is articulated well here. It appears that a clean installation of Firefox results in the creation of two profiles, one called "default-release" and another "default" where "default-release" is the default. Ugh.

Can any user safely delete the "default" profile and rename the "default-release" profile to "default" to restore a simple, uncomplicated configuration? Why wouldn't Firefox do this by default?

I understand from question 1264072 that Firefox did this intentionally to support multiple installs and release channels, but why shouldn't the "default" profile be used by default? Surely a user who is not performing multiple installs or dealing with multiple release channels shouldn't have their profile names polluted by unaffected concerns.

Asked by Jason R. Coombs 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Manage pop up blocker exceptions.

I need to exempt a site from the pop up blocker process. When I go to Privacy & Settings/Manage Exceptions, there is no text box or other way for me to enter the sit… (read more)

I need to exempt a site from the pop up blocker process. When I go to Privacy & Settings/Manage Exceptions, there is no text box or other way for me to enter the site. Am I doing something wrong or do I need to change some other setting to allow exceptions?

Asked by dkhinrich 4 months ago

Last reply by sharishowalter 3 months ago

Being denied access to a Safe site, Vitacost.com

I use FireFox almost exclusively; however, I am now experiencing a problem accessing a Safe site, Vitacost.com. Now, whenever I need to access Vitacost.com to order prod… (read more)

I use FireFox almost exclusively; however, I am now experiencing a problem accessing a Safe site, Vitacost.com. Now, whenever I need to access Vitacost.com to order products, I have to use another browser, Edge. Edge does fine. Why not FireFox?

Asked by dpkov2 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Google

Why are there so many Google tools embedded in Firefox? Many of us don't trust Google at all, and in the current environment of increasing surveillance, it seems very str… (read more)

Why are there so many Google tools embedded in Firefox? Many of us don't trust Google at all, and in the current environment of increasing surveillance, it seems very strange to find many Google processes in Firefox.

Asked by john820 4 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 4 months ago

After Update - restoring password history now gone

Updated a month ago and discovered all of my password stored history in FF is gone..... I have seen that this happened to others but despite efforts, unable to restore al… (read more)

Updated a month ago and discovered all of my password stored history in FF is gone.....

I have seen that this happened to others but despite efforts, unable to restore all my passwords after the update despite that it says this will not happen.

I have followed the steps of profile, sync but nothing.

Afraid to ever update again and never had this issue in many years of using ff.

Help

Asked by humsey 3 weeks ago

Last reply by willjoe24421 3 weeks ago

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[macos] Picture in picture mode opens in full screen

I started having this issue after a crash with an update to version 103 after restart. And since then when I open firefox in full screen (mac) and open a youtube video an… (read more)

I started having this issue after a crash with an update to version 103 after restart. And since then when I open firefox in full screen (mac) and open a youtube video and click the picture in picture mode, firefox will just open a open/popup a new picture in picture in full screen mode instead of a smaller picture in picture window. I'm not sure if this is a macos bug or firefox.

bug report: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1782056

Asked by leeyongyong1 6 months ago

Last reply by LKB 6 months ago

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Bookmark menu visibility loses after opening the links

I'm coming from Chrome to Firefox, one feature where getting distracted is open multiple bookmarks using CTRL/CMD + clicks How Google Chrome works Bookmark menu visibilit… (read more)

I'm coming from Chrome to Firefox, one feature where getting distracted is open multiple bookmarks using CTRL/CMD + clicks

How Google Chrome works Bookmark menu visibility don't lose

How Firefox works Bookmark menu visibility loses

Is there way I can configure this same as Chrome.

Please see the attachment for demo. PS: I'm using latest versions

Asked by Mi 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

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Firefox Developer Edition change version to Latest only currenctly its in beta version

So I am a web developer, is there a way to change the version of Firefox developer to the latest Firefox version? Because it is currently in beta version. I am using Fire… (read more)

So I am a web developer, is there a way to change the version of Firefox developer to the latest Firefox version? Because it is currently in beta version.

I am using Firefox developer for web development, and also for testing, and also for day to day web browsing. I just realized that the Firefox developer is a beta version, but our users use the latest version of Firefox. I believe this can be a problem when the development environment is not the same as the user's version.

If I install Firefox's official browser, it will be a waste of storage.

Asked by MisterJ 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago