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Assistance with Tab Activation Order

Hello! Can you help me sort out a little problem? I am reaching out to seek assistance with a specific issue I am encountering in the Firefox browser. In my previous bro… (read more)

Hello! Can you help me sort out a little problem? I am reaching out to seek assistance with a specific issue I am encountering in the Firefox browser.

In my previous browser, when opening new tabs, they were considered active even if I did not immediately switch to them. This behavior allowed me to open multiple tabs, for example, by using the mouse wheel to open several videos from the main YouTube page. Subsequently, when closing the main page, the videos would be available in the order they were opened, facilitating a seamless viewing experience.

Upon transitioning to Firefox, I have attempted to configure the browser to replicate this behavior using the Sidebery extension. However, even with the extension, new tabs are not recognized as active unless I explicitly switch to them, making it challenging to maintain the desired tab activation order.

I have explored various settings and experimented with the Sidebery extension but have not been successful in achieving the desired result. In contrast, the Yandex browser, with the "Switch to the previous active tab when closing a tab" option enabled, behaves in the manner I am accustomed to.

Could you please provide guidance on how I can configure Firefox to consider new tabs active immediately upon opening, regardless of whether I switch to them immediately?

I added pictures to make it clearer what I'm talking about.

Thank you for your time and assistance.

Asked by Vilian 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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ctrl+c opens Britannica.com with the selected text in the search field.

How do I return ctrl+c to just copying the selected text? I have checked the extension shortcuts and not found anything there. I have also searched extensively for solu… (read more)

How do I return ctrl+c to just copying the selected text?

I have checked the extension shortcuts and not found anything there. I have also searched extensively for solutions, before making this post.

Asked by gotaug 1 month ago

Answered by gotaug 1 month ago

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How to get rid of unrequested invasive rendered area debugging overlay?

After updating my openSUSE Firefox package from version 122 to 123 every frame inside each window started to have weird grey overlay of scrollable area. I failed to find … (read more)

After updating my openSUSE Firefox package from version 122 to 123 every frame inside each window started to have weird grey overlay of scrollable area. I failed to find any description of such a thing happening, let alone how to get rid of it. I tried removing build-in distro-default preferences and had complete audit of all my custom preferences in about:config but none changed that behavior. I even updated to 124b4 but this also haven't changed anything. Naturally, nuking entire profile is not an option, I might as well replace the whole browser. So, how do I get rid of this thing?

Asked by F0X 1 month ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago

Autofill address not working anymore

Autofill has been working perfectly fine until yesterday. There's not even a manage addresses in the privacy and security settings anymore. Autofill card still works, bu… (read more)

Autofill has been working perfectly fine until yesterday. There's not even a manage addresses in the privacy and security settings anymore.

Autofill card still works, but not addresses.

Asked by allanrivers99 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

YouTube videos that are too bright

I have a problem on YouTube where videos are too bright, but when i click for example to save that video to watch later it has normally saturated colors. And I'm using wi… (read more)

I have a problem on YouTube where videos are too bright, but when i click for example to save that video to watch later it has normally saturated colors. And I'm using windows. On photo example1 video is too bright, but on example2 it is normal. thanks for help

Asked by bartekarchacki8 5 months ago

Last reply by Bic 1 month ago

Loading the page in the background.

For example, firefox is open in the background and when I click on a url from discord, it opens the link in firefox but does not bring the page to me, I need to minimize … (read more)

For example, firefox is open in the background and when I click on a url from discord, it opens the link in firefox but does not bring the page to me, I need to minimize the discord.

Asked by Dogancan 1 month ago

How to restore cookies which have been deleated by mistake

How to restore cookies which have been deleted by mistake. I have accidently cleared all cookies from the cache. however, some of the important information from one of th… (read more)

How to restore cookies which have been deleted by mistake. I have accidently cleared all cookies from the cache. however, some of the important information from one of the softwares (Zerodha) was stored in the cache as cookies. Now the entire data is lost. How can it be recovered

Asked by Vaidhanathan R 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

can not play live streams at 1080p60

Only in Firefox freeze the live streams in YouTube , Twitch , etc if I set 1080p60 , however if a select 720p60 then the live stream play smoothly . ple… (read more)

Only in Firefox freeze the live streams in YouTube , Twitch , etc if I set 1080p60 , however if a select 720p60 then the live stream play smoothly .

please someone can help me ?

I already try to change somethings in about:config , but nothing change. same issue .

Asked by Ed C:\ 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

Firefox speech recognition network error

I need to run speech recognition in Firefox (OS solutions are not suitable in my case), but I can't get it to work. I've tried following these instructions in Nightly, De… (read more)

I need to run speech recognition in Firefox (OS solutions are not suitable in my case), but I can't get it to work. I've tried following these instructions in Nightly, Dev and regular version, but they all end with a network error. I also asked my friends to check and they had the same thing happen. Do I need to follow the steps to run offline or is the problem much deeper?

Firefox Dev 124.0b2 (64-bit) Firefox Nightly 125.0a1 (2024-02-22) (64-bit)

Asked by emptyfield 1 month ago

YouTube 4k Playback stuttering and freezing

Hello, I use Firefox stable on both my Mac and my Win 11 PC. On the mac i use the developer edition. The issue I have started about 2-3 weeks ago. Most of the time, play… (read more)

Hello,

I use Firefox stable on both my Mac and my Win 11 PC. On the mac i use the developer edition. The issue I have started about 2-3 weeks ago. Most of the time, playing youtube 4k videos just either freezes and doesn't buffer, or just skips and reloads. It is not a network issue. I've tried playing back the same video with ARC on OSX (which is based on chromium) and with Chome on windows. It works flawlessly so it's not a network issue. I've tried disabling adblocker, all the extensions, nothing. It's either Youtube messing with non google products again or a problem with Firefox itself. I even have Youtube premium and this stuff still happens without adblockers.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by Fally 1 month ago

Audio Input (Mic) not working only in Firefox

For the last several months, I have been unable to get audio input from any device working on Firefox. The mic inputs work in all other apps and browsers, are appropriate… (read more)

For the last several months, I have been unable to get audio input from any device working on Firefox. The mic inputs work in all other apps and browsers, are appropriately permissioned on Windows 11, and appear in the Firefox permission windows. No actual audio is received by the website.

I have installed Firefox clean, rebooted countless times, tried the Beta and Dev channel releases, and disabled all extensions, to no avail. I have ensured that I am on the latest releases, have tried various devices, run virus scans. I have included images of the Windows sound settings showing working Mic levels, Firefox showing the device in permissions, etc.

My sound drivers are up to date, and mics work in all other browsers and apps. This is limited exclusively to Firefox.

Asked by Teamster 1 month ago

How to stop Firefox to contact the pages in the shortcuts when I lunch Firefox?

Hello, I use Firefox as my only browser and I use the shortcuts because they're really helpful. But every time that I lunch Firefox all the pages in the shortcuts "call" … (read more)

Hello, I use Firefox as my only browser and I use the shortcuts because they're really helpful. But every time that I lunch Firefox all the pages in the shortcuts "call" their websites, I see it from pihole and all the requests are made every first lunch of Firefox. Probably it's something related to the cache and to give better perfomances in case I wanna select one of those shortcuts, but I don't want that all of them make a "call" to their respective websites. I think it's something related to privacy and freedom about what I want to do with mt browser. Is there an option to block those connections? In case there isn't an option is possible to implement it? Thank you so much

Asked by Carontes 1 month ago

searches in address bar

I do not want my searches to be reflected in the address bar. I believe in prior versions of Firefox there was a checkbox to delete that provision. I'm using Firefox 12… (read more)

I do not want my searches to be reflected in the address bar. I believe in prior versions of Firefox there was a checkbox to delete that provision. I'm using Firefox 123.0 64-bit with Windows 10 and have been through the setting and more tools areas but found no way to remove that function. I did try the about:config suggestions but still have no joy.

Asked by stevespangler2008 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

Audio problem

When watching a video on YouTube, the sound suddenly stopped playing. Currently, sounds in video and audio are not played on all sites. The problem is only in the browse… (read more)

When watching a video on YouTube, the sound suddenly stopped playing. Currently, sounds in video and audio are not played on all sites.

The problem is only in the browser. Audio and video files are perfectly reproduced by the VLC player. There is also sound in the Chrome and Firefox ESR browser.

My actions. 1. Disabled all extensions 2. Clearing history and deleting all cookies

My browser - Firefox Developer edition, version 123.0b9 OS - Debian 12

P.S. I have been using the developer edition for many years. It seems to me more convenient and faster compared to regular Firefox. I really don’t want to delete the customized browser.

I need help with audio in browser...

Many thanks!

Asked by Val_Ery 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

Is it possible to force the redownload of the next Firefox update?

I kinda-frequently find myself in the situation that Firefox already downloaded an update, but some time passes before I bit the bullet of actually restarting it. So a ne… (read more)

I kinda-frequently find myself in the situation that Firefox already downloaded an update, but some time passes before I bit the bullet of actually restarting it. So a new update has appeared - but I can't download it until I restart. So I will have to restart, reload session, download new update, restart again, reload session again.

So it would be great to be able to tell Firefox to forget about the already-downloaded update and just download the latest one. Can this be done?

(The reason why I delay restarting is because I have an unhealthy amount of tabs open, typically with many things in flight; so restarting makes me lose those things, plus there's always the possibility of some trouble while restoring all the tabs)

FWIW I'm in the Beta channel.

Asked by hmijail 2 months ago

html5 poor sound quality with rattling noises

Hi. Currntly I'm using 123.0b9 (64 bit) beta FF on W10 and I have this undefined problem with sound when use firefox (problem has start about two months back)- until toda… (read more)

Hi. Currntly I'm using 123.0b9 (64 bit) beta FF on W10 and I have this undefined problem with sound when use firefox (problem has start about two months back)- until today I couldnt find the way to make it sound correct with no rattling in the background. Situation occurs when watching any youtube videos od listining some live audio stream (probobly html5 audio in both cases). I was looking for some answers and find out that there was some simillar html5 sound rattling problem already solved some time ago- but this solution does not work for me (I have try to make some settings "false" in "about:config"). I have also try to manually disabled all the extensions and to run firefox in the "problem solving mode" - both with no luck. The solusion for me was to enable "Use hardware acceleration when available" - but I already disable it for a reason - scroll and other extra mouse functions works only when this function is disable... Now i finally have the good sound quality without scrolling or poor sound and scroll - but not both. I hope we can fix this somehow

Asked by cekin86 2 months ago

Last reply by cekin86 2 months ago