can't deal with new look of V. 89 of Firefox for Mac OS

Help! Today, I updated from v. 88.x to the latest v. 89.x of Firefox for Mac OS. Unfortunately, the new look and interface of v. 89 is very difficult for me to see and us… (read more)

Help! Today, I updated from v. 88.x to the latest v. 89.x of Firefox for Mac OS. Unfortunately, the new look and interface of v. 89 is very difficult for me to see and use. The menu bar items (text and icons) are too small, and everything is too small, too light and low-contrast gray with no borders ,etc. I've been using Firefox for Mac OS for at least 15 years, and I've never been so dissatisfied by the look of an upgrade. I am running on a Mac Pro with OS X 10.14.6.

Having played with the various preference menus in v. 89.x that I could find, I am not able to find settings to return the look to that of the previous version. Is there a "theme" to make the interface user-friendly again, or do I need to actually revert to v. 88.x? If I need to go back to v. 88.x, how do I do that and preserve all of my original settings, bookmark, etc.? Thank you!

Asked by koolerking52 18 hours ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 9 minutes ago

i forgot my password but is still connected to the account, is there a way so i can transfer the sync data to a different profile or change my current account password so i wont lose my sync data?

is there a way so i can transfer the sync data to a different profile or change my current account password so i wont lose my sync data? inside my current firefox account… (read more)

is there a way so i can transfer the sync data to a different profile or change my current account password so i wont lose my sync data? inside my current firefox account i have tons of data i would rather not lost so please tell me a way to keep all my data

Asked by tim 4 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 17 minutes ago

Firefox is all white when I open it. The buttons are there, but it is not visible.

This started happening since the last proton update. When I open Firefox, it's completely white. I can guess and press the minimize, maximize, and close keys but not… (read more)

  1. This started happening since the last proton update.
  2. When I open Firefox, it's completely white.
  3. I can guess and press the minimize, maximize, and close keys but nothing is visible.
  4. I tried opening Firefox in safe mode from command prompt, but even the UI for the prompt for it is white.
  5. I am not sure what to do from here on out.
  6. Please help. I am unable to use the browser since the proton update.

Asked by wexap75930 1 day ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 26 minutes ago

[firefox 89] Can't enable Legacy OpenGL compositor

I use this workaround to fix tearing on my mediacenter powered by a intel baytrail hardware. https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Firefox/Tweaks#Enable_Legacy_OpenGL_composit… (read more)

I use this workaround to fix tearing on my mediacenter powered by a intel baytrail hardware.

https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Firefox/Tweaks#Enable_Legacy_OpenGL_compositor

until v88, it was working fine.

With v89, the setting layers.acceleration.force-enabled=true has no effect. The "about:support" page reports Compositing: webrender (software) whatever the value true or false.

I had to downgrade to v88.

Asked by hamelg1 4 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 48 minutes ago

Can't stream video

Suddenly videos won't play on one particular news website (others are fine), I've tried every possible solution I could find on the net (clear cache, uncheck hardware acc… (read more)

Suddenly videos won't play on one particular news website (others are fine), I've tried every possible solution I could find on the net (clear cache, uncheck hardware accelleration, allow audio & video, fiddled with permissions and protection,...). MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014), recently updated to Big Sur 11.4 (hoping the problem would go away, issue already there with Catalina), 2,6 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5, video Intel Iris 1536 MB. Please, can anyone help?

Asked by gertwynens 1 week ago

Last reply by ShenLoong99 1 hour ago

startpage constantly being alteration

I am using Firefox Browser 89.0(x64), I noticed that my startpage was constantly alterated to "https://start.firefoxchina.cn", everytime I set to defalut (which is about:… (read more)

I am using Firefox Browser 89.0(x64), I noticed that my startpage was constantly alterated to "https://start.firefoxchina.cn", everytime I set to defalut (which is about:home), it would return "https://start.firefoxchina.cn" automatically, what behavior is that? I do actually being in China, but I don't want my startpage to be alteration without my consent.

Asked by linfz 5 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

Facebook can't load

When I want to open the facebook website, i get this error in the newest version of firefox. Fehler: Gesicherte Verbindung fehlgeschlagen Beim Verbinden mit www.facebook.… (read more)

When I want to open the facebook website, i get this error in the newest version of firefox.

Fehler: Gesicherte Verbindung fehlgeschlagen

Beim Verbinden mit www.facebook.com trat ein Fehler auf. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   Die Website kann nicht angezeigt werden, da die Authentizität der erhaltenen Daten nicht verifiziert werden konnte.
   Kontaktieren Sie bitte den Inhaber der Website, um ihn über dieses Problem zu informieren.

When I use the edge browser, facebook load whiteout problems. Whats getting wrong here?

Kind regard Tim

Asked by tim160680 5 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

How to edit the Firefox Ad Blocker to watch a video that is being Blocked

Hello at Firefox community help, I am wanting to open a website program on our local Australian SBS TV - SBS On- Demand but the site will not open due to the following di… (read more)

Hello at Firefox community help,

I am wanting to open a website program on our local Australian SBS TV - SBS On- Demand but the site will not open due to the following displayed message -

Video Playback Error Sorry, we’ve encountered an error playing this video. If you have an ad blocker turned on, try turning it off or whitelisting our website before trying again. This may prevent you from loading videos. Australian Motocross Championship: Wonthaggi - Full replay Sport

The web site program link is - https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/1876116035922/australian-motocross-championship-wonthaggi-full-replay

Can someone help with the sequence of steps to tell me how to locate the Firefox Ad blocker and edit the Ad blocker details to allow SBS On-Demand to play - https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/

I am currently using a Win10 PC

Thanks Grant

Asked by gknight1 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

bookmarks

bold textWhen I try to edit or mark a previously bookmarked address, I have no way to finalize the procedure and my browser locks up! I have to exit Firefox and then star… (read more)

bold textWhen I try to edit or mark a previously bookmarked address, I have no way to finalize the procedure and my browser locks up! I have to exit Firefox and then start over! Also I can't right click to get the pull down menu tools anymore!

Asked by eddmoore99 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

search box

a long search box showed up on top of my screen, and when i type in the middle search box the words goes to the top search box. how do i get rid of this top search box?… (read more)

a long search box showed up on top of my screen, and when i type in the middle search box the words goes to the top search box. how do i get rid of this top search box? i uninstalled firefox, worried it is a malware. i refresh and reinstalled firefox a few days ago, it did not help.

    can somebody  remove that  search box if i install firefox again?

Asked by davy303 9 hours ago

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 3 hours ago

Toolbar size

Ok so it's been a long time that i left chrome and joined the firefox community but there was always something which felt left out, so i downloaded chrome again and found… (read more)

Ok so it's been a long time that i left chrome and joined the firefox community but there was always something which felt left out, so i downloaded chrome again and found what that was. It was the size of toolbar.. In chrome toolbar is smaller but in firefox it takes some space. So i want smaller toolbar here in firefox because i love every other thing here. So is there any way to do this? Thanks,.

Asked by okhereiam 6 hours ago

Last reply by ShenLoong99 4 hours ago

Latest update of Firefox will not start in full screen

This latest update starts in the upper left corner. I click on the "expand" box or whatever its called and it moves to the top center of the screen. Then I have to click … (read more)

This latest update starts in the upper left corner. I click on the "expand" box or whatever its called and it moves to the top center of the screen. Then I have to click on it again before it will open to full screen.

Asked by Me 19 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago

Search motor

I selected Firefox as the search motor and of course Google took over as usual. How could I switch back to Firefox? I am over fed-up withe Google attitude to take over w… (read more)

I selected Firefox as the search motor and of course Google took over as usual. How could I switch back to Firefox? I am over fed-up withe Google attitude to take over what ever it wants and get away with. could you help me? I would be very thankful.

Asked by Jpekmezian 16 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago

"Malware (the application), unwanted feature

Just updated My "MALWARE" the Anti-malware software application. It asked me if I wanted to enable some software artificial intelligence see everything know everything h… (read more)

Just updated My "MALWARE" the Anti-malware software application. It asked me if I wanted to enable some software artificial intelligence see everything know everything help with everything feature I clicked learn more then could not go back to question page. I DO NOT WANT TO grant such permission, I have looked thru "Malware's" settings and cannot find it. Iit starts, I believe, with the letters "Ge" and is one word, (Gestation?...dont know). Firefox was supposed to have a problem with it and warn me but I rebooted and Firefox said nothing. How do I find this feature in "malware the app" and disable-kill it? I never authorized it but I did not have a chance to say no eithersay no either. Signed: Freaked out

Asked by amen7777 12 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago