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Firefox 88.01 - Update Not Sticking

Firefox has been doing this to me for the past couple months, but Ill get an annoying notification saying I havent updated firefox, even though firefox is updated. This u… (read more)

Firefox has been doing this to me for the past couple months, but Ill get an annoying notification saying I havent updated firefox, even though firefox is updated. This used to happen on the "nightly" version of firefox everyday, which is expected, but on a normal release, this is not supposed to happen.

How can I fix? This seems to be a bug - one location says its "up to date" the other is a notification telling me to "update".

See attached screenshot with update icon in the menu, while the "About" menu says its up-to-date.

If I go into about:config, app.update.url.manual is set to: https://www.mozilla.org/%LOCALE%/firefox/

Asked by hatetmp+n23d1 2 days ago

Last reply by hatetmp+n23d1 44 minutes ago

Cannot open Firefox because "Firefox Profile Missing or Unavailable." But I did find it in my Library. Using MacBook Pro, High Sierra

Suddenly! Cannot open Firefox because of the error message: "Firefox profile missing or unavailable." I found the profile in my Library. Looked for internet advertised "… (read more)

Suddenly! Cannot open Firefox because of the error message: "Firefox profile missing or unavailable."

I found the profile in my Library.

Looked for internet advertised "Firefox profile manager," but could not find it. Only one I could find was obsolete.

Thank you.

Asked by mobiusor 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Hide Responsive Design Mode Resize Corner?

It would be nice to not have the little resize grabber icon/control in the bottom right corner of the screen when in Responsive Design Mode as it shows in screen shots. I… (read more)

It would be nice to not have the little resize grabber icon/control in the bottom right corner of the screen when in Responsive Design Mode as it shows in screen shots. It doesn't seem like it is possible to hide it or have it not show in screen shots. Is there a way? If so, how? If not, what is the best way to get a feature request in front of Moz devs?

Asked by Andrew 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Sometimes a text in Firefox looks corrupted

Sometimes some texts in Firefox looks corrupted (see screnshot) Seems that it is a font issue because I can copy corrupted text and it is ok in buffer. Other browsers dis… (read more)

Sometimes some texts in Firefox looks corrupted (see screnshot) Seems that it is a font issue because I can copy corrupted text and it is ok in buffer. Other browsers display same pages correctly.

Asked by Vadik Zhuk 9 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Lost all my firefox book marks.

I really hope someone can help. I'm on a macbook Air and kept getting a Widevine cdm plugin crash error message coming up. Some help online said I should move my profil… (read more)

I really hope someone can help. I'm on a macbook Air and kept getting a Widevine cdm plugin crash error message coming up. Some help online said I should move my profile folder onto my desktop and this would solve the problem. I did this and now upon opening firefox browser all my bookmarks have gone and I seem to have a new firefox browser as is never used. I have no gone back into 'About Profiles' and have two directories 'local' and 'root' listed. I have no idea how to restore my old firefox browser and bookmarks. Help!

Asked by melanie9 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Home page always opens up as a second tab in addition to the website I initally opened up in my browser

when opening a website link, from a source other than through Firefox, my home page also opens up as a second tab. This is annoying as I always receive a message asking i… (read more)

when opening a website link, from a source other than through Firefox, my home page also opens up as a second tab. This is annoying as I always receive a message asking if I want to close all tabs when I close down the web page I initially opened up. I never used to have this happen. How do I turn this off?

Asked by tonydailley 5 hours ago

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Firefox windows dragged to retina display have really small UI.

I use an iMac with 3 displays as follows: [1080p] - [1080p MAIN] - [2048x11152 Retina] I use all 3 displays for browser windows but primarily the centre one. When I dra… (read more)

I use an iMac with 3 displays as follows:

[1080p] - [1080p MAIN] - [2048x11152 Retina]

I use all 3 displays for browser windows but primarily the centre one.

When I drag a Firefox tab from the 1080p screens to the Retina screen, the UI is way too small to work with. All other applications seem to scale the UI properly though.

I'm attaching screenshots of: 1. the same website in Chrome vs Firefox on the 1080p display (both have suitable UI sizes) 2. the same website in Chrome vs Firefox on the Retina display (Firefox's UI is too small)

Is there any way to resolve this short of increasing the Firefox UI scale globally (which would take too much space on the 1080p screens)?

I'm using: MacOS 11.2.3 Firefox 88.0

thanks! Dean

Asked by landryd508 2 weeks ago

Answered by landryd508 8 hours ago

My preference is set to open old tabs, and yet after updates it doesn't. How to fix.

I did a system update (MAC Big Sur) last night, and opened Firefox after and the old tabs didn't open as they should. I checked the settings and it's set to open old tabs… (read more)

I did a system update (MAC Big Sur) last night, and opened Firefox after and the old tabs didn't open as they should. I checked the settings and it's set to open old tabs. How do I get them back and make sure this doesn't happen again?

Asked by jmenmo 9 hours ago

Geetest Captcha not working

Geetest captcha, a captcha program used by many cryptocurrency websites, is not working for me in Firefox. The window loads, but the puzzle image does not display properl… (read more)

Geetest captcha, a captcha program used by many cryptocurrency websites, is not working for me in Firefox. The window loads, but the puzzle image does not display properly, making it impossible to solve. I do not have this problem when using chrome. I have tried many troubleshooting methods including disabling all add-ons and browsing in troubleshooting mode. Any idea what could be going on here?

Asked by prosperityportal 19 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 15 hours ago

Lots of trouble backpaging in Firefox

Firefox has been my browser of choice for many years, and over all those years I've had one nagging persistent problem with it that there seems no possible fix for and it… (read more)

Firefox has been my browser of choice for many years, and over all those years I've had one nagging persistent problem with it that there seems no possible fix for and it will not go away no matter what measures I try. Backpaging takes several attempts to work when it should just work the first time. I've had to try up to 7 times to get back to the previous page, both with the button and my mouse. I know this has been a problem for years for others too, because I searched on it, and Mozilla seems incapable of doing anything about it, or perhaps they are just unwilling to bother with it. Which is it? Do they just not care, or is this beyond their ability to resolve?

Asked by amylewis1954 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 17 hours ago

Can't open outlook online

Hi there, I have problem to open my outlook online, office.com with Firefox latest version (88.01). I can open it on Chrome without any problem. I have the macbook pro wi… (read more)

Hi there,

I have problem to open my outlook online, office.com with Firefox latest version (88.01). I can open it on Chrome without any problem. I have the macbook pro with M1 chip. MacOS updated to latest version. Any idea is welcome. Thank you in advance.

Asked by shuzihank 1 day ago

Disable the "New Tab page has changed" notification.

So on every computer (mac, GNU/Linux, Windows - doesn't matter) I get this annoying notification that takes control of keyboard input after each reboot. https://support.m… (read more)

So on every computer (mac, GNU/Linux, Windows - doesn't matter) I get this annoying notification that takes control of keyboard input after each reboot.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/extension-changed-my-new-tab-page?as=u&utm_source=inproduct&redirectslug=extension-changed-my-home-page&redirectlocale=en-US

Can we maybe add a show once option or similar, in my case I use Tabliss which could also be the culprit -- but it seems to me disabling this notification should be an option or even better, have it actually show once.

Asked by FirefoxUser2000 1 day ago

Vertical scollbar too thin to select on all sites, including Mozilla

I can't figure out how to make the vertical scrollbar actually usable. Firefox works fine on my PC but I also have a new Mac and on that machine the scrollbar is totally … (read more)

I can't figure out how to make the vertical scrollbar actually usable. Firefox works fine on my PC but I also have a new Mac and on that machine the scrollbar is totally unusable on all sites, even with a stylus. I saw a couple posts about creating some custom code for this but I'm not a developer. This can't be only my problem? How do I just make it wider?

Asked by sarah.berry9 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Font keeps changing to Symbol font in broswers, web sites and emails

Will not hold a font - I have to clear history and then reboot computer then it's fine for a about an hour then changes to a Symbol font - goes from Times to Times Symbol… (read more)

Will not hold a font - I have to clear history and then reboot computer then it's fine for a about an hour then changes to a Symbol font - goes from Times to Times Symbol. see screen shot below .

Yes I have gone into preferences and changed the font to Helvetica now but still changes to times symbols after about an hour - never had this problem before downloading 88.0.1 (64-bit)

Asked by SueEagle 3 days ago

Last reply by hongyy 1 day ago

proxy always on

hello, i searched a bit and refreshed FF, started in FF in safe mode(currently in safe mode), shifted to work offline then shifted back, as possible solutions. No proxy … (read more)

hello, i searched a bit and refreshed FF, started in FF in safe mode(currently in safe mode), shifted to work offline then shifted back, as possible solutions. No proxy is selected in network preferences. All that did was make it so whatsmyip.com now says no proxy when it said proxy in use before. it's showing las vegas as my location this time. My real location is hawaii and all my other browsers show this. The "problem" is months old. I have to verify that im not a robot regularly, and certain sites give an error 403, (iirc), but work fine with safari because it isn't using a proxy. Is it possible there is some sort of malware causing this? mac os10.12.6 FF88.0.1 (64bit)

Asked by daverodgers108 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Odd background rendering on web page

Here is the webpage I was seeing the issue on: https://betterwebtype.com/web-typography-book/?mc_cid=08ddb8e2ec&mc_eid=f77d07ed39 Using a 27" iMac, OS 11.3.1, FF vers… (read more)

Here is the webpage I was seeing the issue on: https://betterwebtype.com/web-typography-book/?mc_cid=08ddb8e2ec&mc_eid=f77d07ed39

Using a 27" iMac, OS 11.3.1, FF version 88 and 88.0.1, I have seen this issue twice so far and always when the browser viewport is very wide.

Here's a link to a video of what I am seeing: https://cln.sh/0Hh2bV

Here's the enabled extensions I am running: https://cln.sh/p7EYvo

Anyone have any ideas?

Asked by tomliv 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Where did ScreenCapture go???!!

I use Firefox and Firefox developer and rely quite a bit on the ScreenCapture feature that used to live behind the three dots in the address bar. Did they remove it? I fe… (read more)

I use Firefox and Firefox developer and rely quite a bit on the ScreenCapture feature that used to live behind the three dots in the address bar. Did they remove it? I feel like I've looked everywhere to re-locate it and keep coming up dry.

Anyone else experience the same thing? Thanks for the help!

Asked by Intelligent Evil 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Want to make UI larger; modifying layout.css.devPixelsPerPx makes UI scaling inconsistent across screens

Hey, I want to make the UI slightly larger; I have found that modifying layout.css.devPixelsPerPx in about:config works the way I need it to. However, when using multiple… (read more)

Hey, I want to make the UI slightly larger; I have found that modifying layout.css.devPixelsPerPx in about:config works the way I need it to. However, when using multiple screens with different resolutions, the scaling no longer appears consistent between those screens. That would make sense (since it's a per-pixel configuration), but I couldn't any configuration option that only acts as a modifier for the standard scaling mechanism. I'm using macOS (10.15.7), Firefox 88.0. Attaching a screenshot taken from both screens together (not sure how macOS handles the difference in resolution when handling screenshots, there's definitely some magic going on with macOS screenshots in general; either way, it shows the problem really well).

Asked by gal.gofrit 2 weeks ago

Answered by TerryN21 1 week ago

Ctrl Key Not Working as Intended on Penpa+ Web Application

On the Penpa+ web application, in Sudoku Mode, the Ctrl key should allow selection of multiple cells/squares by keeping the Ctrl key pressed and clicking on different cel… (read more)

On the Penpa+ web application, in Sudoku Mode, the Ctrl key should allow selection of multiple cells/squares by keeping the Ctrl key pressed and clicking on different cells/squares. However, this is not working on Firefox. It works on Chrome. I am using a Macbook Air M1 (2020) model with MacOS Big Sur (11.3.1). Why is Ctrl key working differently on Firefox and how can I make it work as intended for this web application?

Asked by Vebby 2 days ago