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Problem with cache on Firefox Developer Edition

Hello, I'm beginner in development. Today I'm working on some CSS files. But when I reload, the content don't load the new features. I've try to clear cache, remove stoc… (read more)

Hello,

I'm beginner in development. Today I'm working on some CSS files.

But when I reload, the content don't load the new features. I've try to clear cache, remove stockage on the console , and also try command + f5 (on iMac).

The only one solution I've founded is to clear cache , leave firefox , shutdown computer and restart.

Very contraignant. I've test on Chrome and it work well. So I don't know what I need to do to...

I'm using MAMP to lauch app on local

Asked by matheo.zeller 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

Firefox freezed on MAC M1

Hi, on my MAC M1 (ARM Processor) I have firefox installed. The browser freezes every time I put the computer into sleep mode or when I use the lock screen or simply when … (read more)

Hi, on my MAC M1 (ARM Processor) I have firefox installed. The browser freezes every time I put the computer into sleep mode or when I use the lock screen or simply when I restart the system. Once I have re-logged in to my MAC, the firefox window reopens but all the tabs are locked. So, the only solution is to close the window and reopen a new window. How can I fix it? Thanks

Asked by ambrix 9 hours ago

Weird Symbols/Glyphs

I've been having trouble for a couple of months with Firefox. It's on both my desktop and my laptop with both Firefox and Firefox Developer. It seems to happen at random,… (read more)

I've been having trouble for a couple of months with Firefox. It's on both my desktop and my laptop with both Firefox and Firefox Developer. It seems to happen at random, but instead of being able to see words, all I can see is symbols like these (attached). If I copy/paste it into a word doc or a text file, I can read it just fine. It's only in the browser that I experience these issues.

Has anyone else had these issues? Is there an easy fix that I'm just not seeing?

Thanks for your help in advance!

Asked by kate30 1 day ago

Screwfix website

On screfix if I want to go from one page to the next I get a message saying 'Please update whilst we update your selection', but nothing happens other than a constant rev… (read more)

On screfix if I want to go from one page to the next I get a message saying 'Please update whilst we update your selection', but nothing happens other than a constant revolving blue circle! no problem using same with other browsers.

Asked by John 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

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other bookmarks folder

Hello, I would like to know how to remove 'other bookmarks' folder from the right side of bookmark toolbar that showed up suddenly on my browser, it's right after the arr… (read more)

Hello, I would like to know how to remove 'other bookmarks' folder from the right side of bookmark toolbar that showed up suddenly on my browser, it's right after the arrows to show more bookmarks. I can't seem to find a way to delete this.

Asked by nicaya 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

both lastpass and onetab icons disappeared from firefox

Sometime in the last week or so, the lastpass and onetab icons that normally reside just to the right of the URL display and to the left of the download icon and the hist… (read more)

Sometime in the last week or so, the lastpass and onetab icons that normally reside just to the right of the URL display and to the left of the download icon and the history icon in the upper right of my FF browser disappeared. I think maybe it was the result of an update, but I wasn't paying close attention, then when I did notice it, couldn't find anything on the interweb about it.

They are both still installed since if I go to the onetab on the playstore it only shows uninstall and if I restart the computer, one of my open browser windows will restart with the onetab open as a new tab. If I close the tab, there is then no evidence apparent that it is still there. I have hovered my mouse over that area but nothing shows to be there.

Any ideas? BTW, if not apparent from the above, I am not very technical. Thanks

Win 10 Home, FF browser

Asked by Odysseus 5 days ago

Last reply by Odysseus 4 days ago

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Disably overly insisting updates

When Firefox asks if I want to download an update and I agree, soon after that but not right away it stops working - on every new page it says "we need to restart to fini… (read more)

When Firefox asks if I want to download an update and I agree, soon after that but not right away it stops working - on every new page it says "we need to restart to finish updating" <- this last bit is VERY annoying. Is there a way to keep FF working in such situation? I usually have 3 FF profiles running, about 10-20 tabs each and when it suddenly does this - I can restart them all but when it is suitable for me.

The only solution I can see so far is disabling updates via group policies (which is not well documented, where do i put this policies.json on fedora? need to google that).

Any other ways to keep updates and FF running until I decide when to restart? Thanks.

Asked by aikbox 2 weeks ago

Answered by Scribe 5 days ago

Cannot sync bookmarks between Firefox on Linux and Windows

1. I have one computer and it has Linux and Windows running on it. But Firefox on both systems cannot sync, although I have signed in with the same account. 2. The sync w… (read more)

1. I have one computer and it has Linux and Windows running on it. But Firefox on both systems cannot sync, although I have signed in with the same account.

2. The sync website has a strange font display which other websites do not have. See https://forum.manjaro.org/t/arch-wiki/46784/2

Asked by 1900011604 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 days ago

Collections from Firefox for Android

Hi, I love the Collections feature of Firefox for Android and it makes so much more sense then bookmarks. Why I can't sync it to Firefox for Desktop (Mac in my case)? Or … (read more)

Hi,

I love the Collections feature of Firefox for Android and it makes so much more sense then bookmarks. Why I can't sync it to Firefox for Desktop (Mac in my case)? Or why I can't use collections on Firefox for Desktop? Would be another feature which Chrome and Co. doesn't have but makes the life much more easier.

Best, gummipunkt

Asked by gummipunkt 5 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 5 days ago

OSK - onscreen keyboard disappearing on Tablet-PC

I'm running Windows 10 on a Surface Pro like device (it's a Vaio Canvas). I have a bluetooth keyboard that is always connected, but I often just use it as a tablet. I've … (read more)

I'm running Windows 10 on a Surface Pro like device (it's a Vaio Canvas). I have a bluetooth keyboard that is always connected, but I often just use it as a tablet. I've tried disconnecting the physical keyboard but I still get the same behaviour.

Using touchscreen, I select a text box (or URL bar/search box etc), normally the On-screen Keybard (OSK) comes up and lets me type. Right now, with FF it pops up and then promptly disappears.

This makes FF completely unusable using touchscreen/tablet mode. I have switched to using chrome on this device - I've tested other browsers too and none exhibit this behaviour. Could it be my settings?

Asked by J-P 6 days ago

Copy/Paste

Why can a stupid failing script on a web-page, or even intentionally so programmed script disable the copy (and sometimes paste) functionality? How can this be disabled/f… (read more)

Why can a stupid failing script on a web-page, or even intentionally so programmed script disable the copy (and sometimes paste) functionality?

How can this be disabled/fixed?

One highlights a text (any text) on some web sites, Edit menu allows Copy, context menu allows Copy, one hits Copy, nothing happens. It's not even a page where someone wanted to "copy protect" some information.

Copy and Paste should work just as advertised since those were invented, how hard can it be to get that right? Even stupid Notepad never fails at it. And no, I don't care what the idiot who programmed a page though would be/should be best for me, I want Copy to be copy, Paste to be paste. This used to work in "original" Firefoxes even when page developers wanted to make it not work.

And yes, while on a given page Copy fails miserably, at the same time in other pages it works.

Asked by Pók 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Nightly can't update itself and opens only on 2nd time

Hi! More than a month ago, I realised that my firefox nightly version is few months old. It couldn't update itself, everytime I tried to use update function, after restar… (read more)

Hi! More than a month ago, I realised that my firefox nightly version is few months old. It couldn't update itself, everytime I tried to use update function, after restarting browser it didn't udpate and it didn't even restart, just close itself. So I downloaded latest version from mozilla site to update. But now I remembered that moment and checked what version I have. Guess what, it's that version I downloaded back then. And I can't update it still. I don't know what the error is, but I know what it's connected to it. Every time I open firefox I have to open it double. First opening does literally nothing, and I have to open it 2nd time to open it.

Asked by Qbsoon 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Qbsoon 1 week ago

Multiple Bookmarks folders

My Bookmarks folders somehow have been duplicated many times. Don't know how to fix it. I need to remove all but the original set of bookmarks but can only do one at a … (read more)

My Bookmarks folders somehow have been duplicated many times. Don't know how to fix it. I need to remove all but the original set of bookmarks but can only do one at a time. There are hundreds if not thousands if them. How can I get rid of all but one set? Thanks!

Asked by gwkraft 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Notifications

In my notebook I have dualboot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04, and in Ubuntu Firefox notifications are integrated with the system, but in Windows 10 the notification is… (read more)

In my notebook I have dualboot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04, and in Ubuntu Firefox notifications are integrated with the system, but in Windows 10 the notification is a ugly white rectangle. I tried to search how to change, and one site said I have to go to to Settings>System>Notifications & Actions and scroll down to Receber notificações destes remetentes and turn on Firefox, but Firefox don't appear there, as you can see in the screenshot. I'm Brazilian, so my system is in Portuguese.

Asked by Amanda 1 week ago

Only problems!

This browser become so bad in last year! I use Firefox a lot of years and now have only problems. On mobile have problems, if I want to edit something in WordPress Admin,… (read more)

This browser become so bad in last year! I use Firefox a lot of years and now have only problems. On mobile have problems, if I want to edit something in WordPress Admin, I can modify only with Chrome, Firefox not work. What is wrong with this browser?

Asked by Dorel Tanase 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

bookmarks

I installed the latest update today. Jan 12. I lost all my bookmarks. This also happened the last time there was an update a few months ago. Maybe 100 bookmarks collec… (read more)

I installed the latest update today. Jan 12. I lost all my bookmarks. This also happened the last time there was an update a few months ago. Maybe 100 bookmarks collected over 15-20 years gone.

I didn't even want an update.

Thanks

Asked by jmblair52 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Real slow Facebook scripts

Anyone have any fix for the terribly slow Facebook scripts. Hangs for 30 secs. Warning from Firefox. Today whole brower just closed. It gets slower and slower the longer … (read more)

Anyone have any fix for the terribly slow Facebook scripts. Hangs for 30 secs. Warning from Firefox. Today whole brower just closed. It gets slower and slower the longer you use Facebook. I know the problem is the script. But can't you do something clever?

Asked by Lars-Erik 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Lars-Erik 1 week ago

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Stop downloading PDFs and making URLs hard to find

Firefox Developer Edition 85.0b4, macOS 10.15 If I Google for a PDF and click a link, I get the Firefox download dialog. If I select "Open with Firefox [Developer Editio… (read more)

Firefox Developer Edition 85.0b4, macOS 10.15

If I Google for a PDF and click a link, I get the Firefox download dialog. If I select "Open with Firefox [Developer Edition]", the following things happen:

  • The PDF is downloaded to ~/Downloads
  • The PDF is opened in a new tab, with that new tab's location bar holding a file:///... URL to the downloaded PDF

What I would instead like to happen is:

  • The PDF is downloaded to some temporary directory where I won't have to worry about deleting it manually
  • In whatever tab the PDF is displayed in, the location bar contains the URL where the PDF was (temporarily!) downloaded from

How can I achieve this?

Not having the URL where a PDF was opened from is very annoying when, for example, I open a bunch of PDF search results to read and review, and I later want to share links to some of those PDFs. Best I can do to find their URLs to give to others is then to try and remember which tab corresponds to which search result, or do mine the downloads tab.

Contrast this with Chrome: I click a Google result for a PDF and the PDF just opens in the current tab with the URL to the PDF in the location bar. No dialogs, no PDF files hanging around in my home directory, and I can just copy the URL to the PDF the same way I'd copy the URL to any web page.

Thank you!

Asked by Dale 1 week ago

Answered by Dale 1 week ago

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Deplatforming?

Is this Mozilla article actually serious? So who gets to decide who should be de-platformed? [https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2021/01.../we-need-more-than-deplatforming/] … (read more)

Is this Mozilla article actually serious? So who gets to decide who should be de-platformed?

[https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2021/01.../we-need-more-than-deplatforming/]

Asked by Andrew 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago