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Better way to close "X", the "find" bar at bottom of screen, close is way over to the right?

I use on Ubuntu Linux (90.0.02). When you do a "find' on a page (ctrl-F) the bar appears at the bottom of the screen and you enter the text and search. But then, if yo… (read more)

I use on Ubuntu Linux (90.0.02). When you do a "find' on a page (ctrl-F) the bar appears at the bottom of the screen and you enter the text and search. But then, if you want to get rid of it, the "X" is all the way over to the right and there is no way to scroll the screen to get over to it. I have to move the whole Firefox browser way over to the left, and then resize the window really wide to the right in order to get to that "X". Shouldn't there be a better way to do that? Thanks

Asked by pdsimdars 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

The bookmarks menu in Firefox stopped scrolling

After the 90.0.2 update, the bookmarks menu no longer scrolls with the center wheel of my mouse. The center wheel scrolls properly in my emails, on webpages, everywhere e… (read more)

After the 90.0.2 update, the bookmarks menu no longer scrolls with the center wheel of my mouse. The center wheel scrolls properly in my emails, on webpages, everywhere else but the in the bookmarks. I have to use the up or down arrows to scroll through them, and it's a royal pain because I have so many bookmarks.

Asked by zx9r170 1 month ago

Last reply by zx9r170 2 days ago

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Website problem with citi.com, asked for multiple logins

I am having a new problem with < https://www.citi.com/ > I have used this website for years with Ffox with noo problem. What I experience now is that I can login a… (read more)

I am having a new problem with < https://www.citi.com/ > I have used this website for years with Ffox with noo problem. What I experience now is that I can login and use it just fine, i.e. access any of its links, except if I try to use the Virtual Credit Card (VCC) feature. To use that feature you login, select VCC, which takes you to a new page, on which you launch a popup that generates the VC. My issue is that I login, select he VCC page, but instead it takes me back to the main screen to login again. This circular problem can continue as many times as I try it. Below I list my equipment and trouble shooting steps.

I am using a win10 PC running 21H1 and the current version of FFox. I have a Malwarebytes Browser Guard installed (MB).

1. I tried the login on my Surface GO running win10 Home Edition and no MB installed. It worked fine. 2. I tried to login with Chrome and Edge on my PC, neither with the MB browser guard, and they work fine. 3. I have had the MB installed for quite some time and the Citi site always worked fine. Nevertheless I disabled it. That made no difference. 4. Next I clicked the FFox shield and disabled the Enhance Tracking protection. No difference. 5. I deleted all cookies and cache info related to citi, amounting to 10 entries. That made no difference. 6. I deleted all cookies and cache totally. Now I was able to log in and go to the VCC page. 7. I closed out of the citi site and tried to re login. The problem reappeared. 8. I deleted all cookies and cache yet again, closed FFox, launched it again, tried the Citi site and it worked fine. 9. I logged out of citi, tried to log in again, and once more it did not work.

Any ideas?

Asked by eberger5 1 month ago

Answered by eberger5 5 days ago

Password gone after update

My passwords were saved on my laptop and they are not available any more even after I have signed in to my Firefox account. They seem to be gone now after the latest fire… (read more)

My passwords were saved on my laptop and they are not available any more even after I have signed in to my Firefox account. They seem to be gone now after the latest firefox update. How to get the saved username/password back?

Asked by osamamaqbool1 2 months ago

Last reply by trakzelpatrick 1 week ago

Old version of Firefox that allows plugins?

I am looking for the last version of Firefox that allows plugins. I have several older Foscam IP cameras and they work best with the browser plugin. However, Firefox do… (read more)

I am looking for the last version of Firefox that allows plugins. I have several older Foscam IP cameras and they work best with the browser plugin. However, Firefox doesn't allow this anymore and I really don't like any of the viewer clients. What I would like to do is download a portable version and possibly run it in a virtual machine so I can still use the latest version on the same machine. But this would allow me to use the old plugins and view my cameras.

Any ideas? Many thanks! Randall

Asked by boomajang 2 weeks ago

Last reply by boomajang 1 week ago

outdated security certificates

I use Bitdefender and continue to get this "Critical Warnings" message. I have brought this up to Bitdefender and obviously their reply is Firefox issue. I have no idea … (read more)

I use Bitdefender and continue to get this "Critical Warnings" message. I have brought this up to Bitdefender and obviously their reply is Firefox issue. I have no idea how to get Mozella to fix their "expired" certificates.

Suspicious connection blocked 5 minutes ago

Feature: Online Threat Prevention

firefox.exe attempted to establish a connection relying on an expired certificate to ad.afy11.net. We blocked the connection to keep your data safe since websites must renew their certificates with a certification authority to stay current, and outdated security certificates represent a risk. Add to exceptions

Asked by Makusan 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

The Amazon link I had in my shortcuts on my home screen has been replaced by an Amazon search link

The Amazon link I had in my shortcuts on my home screen has been replaced by an Amazon search link. I don't want to search Amazon, I want to go to the specific Amazon web… (read more)

The Amazon link I had in my shortcuts on my home screen has been replaced by an Amazon search link. I don't want to search Amazon, I want to go to the specific Amazon web-page I had in my shortcuts on my home page. How can I change it back?

Asked by wendel01 2 months ago

Last reply by lascetic 1 week ago

How can I permanently force firefox's automatic updates to be turned off?

How can I permanently force firefox's automatic updates to be turned off? Which guy modified the original design for the new version of Firefox bookmarks? Is there someth… (read more)

How can I permanently force firefox's automatic updates to be turned off? Which guy modified the original design for the new version of Firefox bookmarks? Is there something wrong with that man's brain? Is the spacing of the new bookmark item too large to read? It's very uncomfortable.

Asked by gem_536 3 months ago

Last reply by EF80 1 week ago

Will the "System theme" be removed in a future release?

Hello, when I recently updated I was offered a choice of UI themes, including "System theme" which states: "Follow the operating system setting for buttons, menus, and wi… (read more)

Hello, when I recently updated I was offered a choice of UI themes, including "System theme" which states: "Follow the operating system setting for buttons, menus, and windows." My question is, will this "System theme" option be removed in a future release?

As a visually-impaired user I use a high contrast theme with custom button sizes etc,in Windows, and so was greatly worried by talk of a new Firefox theme that uses its own UI / colour-scheme which might not meet my needs. So when updating I was delighted to see the above option. I chose it and FF continues to use my needed system colours etc. Phew, I thought, crisis averted.

But I am now panicking again at other things I have since read, about certain UI options gbeing disabled eventually. I am unclear as to whether it is the ability to disable specific elements within the new UI theme for those that use it that is under threat, or whether it is the ability to choose the alternative "System theme" that is under threat? Thanks.

Asked by TechHorse 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

PaneraBread.com

After years of use, my PaneraBread.com account sign in page no longer works with Firefox. What has changed? Panera's IT folks spent a lot of time with me but nothing work… (read more)

After years of use, my PaneraBread.com account sign in page no longer works with Firefox. What has changed? Panera's IT folks spent a lot of time with me but nothing worked. They finally suggested using a different browser. MS Edge works with the same account ID and password. Why? Is there a workaround for Firefox? I am using a HP desktop and Windows 10 with all the updates.

Asked by D.C. 2 months ago

Last reply by D.C. 2 weeks ago

Firefox freezing with Yahoo News Articles

For the last couple of months I've been having an issue with Firefox freezing when I bring up a news article on Yahoo. It only happens when there is a video attached to t… (read more)

For the last couple of months I've been having an issue with Firefox freezing when I bring up a news article on Yahoo. It only happens when there is a video attached to the article, the video and the text of the article won't load. After a few minutes there is a message saying "This page is slowing down Firefox. To speed up your browser, stop this page". All of the Yahoo news articles work fine when I bring them up in Chrome. How can this be fixed??

Asked by mikeb2115 2 months ago

Last reply by mikeb2115 2 weeks ago

Error: Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

Hello, every single time I wake up my Windows 7 Firefox refuses to load any website. It is a Firefox defect, because Windows's Internet icon shows that Internet is availa… (read more)

Hello,

every single time I wake up my Windows 7 Firefox refuses to load any website. It is a Firefox defect, because Windows's Internet icon shows that Internet is available. DNS is also working, while Firefox refuses to load a web. I need to wait 10-15 seconds until Firefox condescendingly loads the web I am trying to access. This bug is very annoying as it happens a few times each day :(

Pavel

Asked by pavel.lastovicka 1 month ago

Last reply by pavel.lastovicka 2 weeks ago

firefox version 90.0.2

Ever since version 90.0.1, now using 90.0.2, the mouse has become very sluggish/jerky, even in settings pages. I have no extensions or addons installed and am using the s… (read more)

Ever since version 90.0.1, now using 90.0.2, the mouse has become very sluggish/jerky, even in settings pages. I have no extensions or addons installed and am using the system theme. Troubleshoot mode works fine and refreshing firefox does not help. This is on Windows 7 Ultimate.

Thanks, Steve

Asked by sulbert 1 month ago

Last reply by sulbert 2 weeks ago

Using OS authentication (e.g., TouchID) for Credit Cards and Logins

Apologies for re-posting, I asked about this issue before https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1323826, but it was archived without any response :( In an answer t… (read more)

Apologies for re-posting, I asked about this issue before https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1323826, but it was archived without any response :(

In an answer to this question: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1318109#answer-1376159 cor-el warned that using OS authentication (for example, TouchID on a Mac) for passwords instead of a Primary Password is actually not really safe because it doesn't encrypt logins in logins.json and it would be possible to extract them by running: prompt("Logins",JSON.stringify(Services.logins.getAllLogins())); Now I am a bit confused because for storing Credit Cards the default is, of course, using OS authentication (I don't think there's an option to set a password instead). So I am wondering, is that safe, i.e., is the credit card information encrypted that I can retrieve with my TouchID (even without a Primary Password)?

And if so, would anybody be able to explain the differences between these two approaches and why the Firefox developers chose one for Logins/Passwords but the other for Credit Cards.

Asked by Jan 1 month ago

Last reply by dkeeler 2 weeks ago

Mozilla Firefox crashing occusionally in WIndows 10 Pro

Dear team. In my PC Mozilla Firefox open properly but suddenly sometime got crashed while login into my gmail account. I tried to complete clear of cache, uninstall the F… (read more)

Dear team. In my PC Mozilla Firefox open properly but suddenly sometime got crashed while login into my gmail account. I tried to complete clear of cache, uninstall the Firefox browser and reinstalled fresh but after few days the problem occurred again. Please suggest the solutions for the next level. Thanks in advance.

Regards Tilesh

Asked by tileshwar 1 month ago

Last reply by tileshwar 2 weeks ago

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How to turn off addrress bar searches?

Hi All, I have searched the web and found this 'https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1284577'. I followed the steps but it didn't disable this crap. I HATE this … (read more)

Hi All,

I have searched the web and found this 'https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1284577'. I followed the steps but it didn't disable this crap. I HATE this and I want to turn it off. How? I use the search bar not the address bar for my searches.


Thanks for any help,

Charles

Asked by CharlesEF 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

FF appends .txt to files served as text/plain when opening them with your application of choice

I'm on Windows 10. I have told my FF to open *.diff files in my preferred text editor (which supports syntax highlighting). Now it seems that if a webserver serves this f… (read more)

I'm on Windows 10.

I have told my FF to open *.diff files in my preferred text editor (which supports syntax highlighting). Now it seems that if a webserver serves this file as "content-type text/plain", FF will download the file in a temp folder, add the .txt extension (on top of the .diff extension the file has), then invokes the preferred application to open that file.

E.g. https://gitlab.com/freepascal.org/lazarus/lazarus/uploads/ccec59aabbef6cbe00df39bfd57f565a/checkbox.diff is downloaded to my system as C:\users\username\AppData\Local\Temp\checkbox.diff.txt and then this filename will be passed as a paramater to my editor.

In contrast, when I download the file (choose "save file" from the dialog) and then from the "downloads menu" choose "open", the file will be downloaded without FF altering the file extension, and will open as expected.

How can I persuade FF to NOT append a .txt to that file when I ask to open it in my preferred application?

Notice that on Linux Mint 18.0, FF does NOT append a .txt to the file in the example above and opens it in Kate (my default editor there) as simply path/to/checkbox.diff

Asked by bartjunk64 2 weeks ago

Last reply by bartjunk64 2 weeks ago