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how to get firefox to show extensions on toolbar (way it's supposed to be IMO)

Recenltly bought new laptop and installed a new version of firefox, but now I cannot get it to show my extensions. The screen shot shows what (IMO) is supposed to to be,… (read more)

Recenltly bought new laptop and installed a new version of firefox, but now I cannot get it to show my extensions.

The screen shot shows what (IMO) is supposed to to be, but all I get is the default buttons for firefox 2nd picture

Asked by Frost 1 year ago

Answered by Frost 1 year ago

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Editing .pdf files

Is there a way to fully edit a .pdf file in the new Firefox browser? I know how to annotate, but I don't see any way to copy and/or paste. This originally came up when … (read more)

Is there a way to fully edit a .pdf file in the new Firefox browser? I know how to annotate, but I don't see any way to copy and/or paste. This originally came up when I wanted to copy one sentence from of an entire document. Thank you.

Asked by DorothyJ 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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In Linux Mint, FIrefox works without installing it

Hi. I was suddenly having unexpected problems to log in in a site (https://www.lanacion.com.ar/). So I updated FF but the problem persists. Then, I uninstalled FF, downlo… (read more)

Hi. I was suddenly having unexpected problems to log in in a site (https://www.lanacion.com.ar/). So I updated FF but the problem persists. Then, I uninstalled FF, downloaded it again from the repository and installed again, but the problem persists. Then, I downloaded directly rom the Mozilla site, expand it in the desktop and double click the program icon. The program opened and I was able to log into the site I was trying to. Interesting enough, the browser opens a lot faster than when installed. My question is: everywhere on the web the response is "you have to install the program" or "the program is already installed in your distro", which is true in my case, but one day stopped to work properly. BUT I'm not installing it, and it works apparently well... ¿how can it be? Thanks in advance for your reply. -Enrique.

Asked by gomezyafal 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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Firefox hangs in the task manager despite the fact that the browser is not running

After using the browser and closing it, Firefox continues to run in the background and hangs in the task manager, despite the fact that the browser is not running. We hav… (read more)

After using the browser and closing it, Firefox continues to run in the background and hangs in the task manager, despite the fact that the browser is not running. We have to manually terminate processes. Strange behavior!

Asked by Red Heat 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Copy and Paste Not working

When copy and pasting specific images on pc (be that laptop or computer), firefox will copy the image, but it will not actually be pasted anywhere when i attempt to paste… (read more)

When copy and pasting specific images on pc (be that laptop or computer), firefox will copy the image, but it will not actually be pasted anywhere when i attempt to paste it. The image is black if it does show an image, and when it doesn't nothing happens. On my phone, when i download the images they are black as well, and do not show anything.

The only thing that I can think of that would be causing this is some filter that detects "explicit" imagery, as it has only ever seemed to be a problem when there was not safe for work content that i was copying, for instance: i was trying to copy and paste an image of a gun from firefox to differing applications, and it never worked. I was able to easily copy and paste an image of the globe however.

If it is filtering explicit imagery, how do I turn this off? If something else is causing the problem, please help me fix it!

Asked by Capeline Cutemeister 1 year ago

Last reply by Capeline Cutemeister 1 year ago

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what is this Your browser is being managed by your organization

Your browser is being managed by your organization. Why am i seeing this and how do I remove how do i stop it from showing up and wwhy is it showing up ? What … (read more)

Your browser is being managed by your organization. Why am i seeing this and how do I remove how do i stop it from showing up and wwhy is it showing up ? What organization is it and why?

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Asked by Mary 1 year ago

Last reply by Mary 1 year ago

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How to default to my extensions when open Extensions (about:addons)?

When I open "Extensions" (about:addons) by clicking the Extensions icon, I want it to start on my own extensions, not Recommendations. How can I make "Extensions" open to… (read more)

When I open "Extensions" (about:addons) by clicking the Extensions icon, I want it to start on my own extensions, not Recommendations. How can I make "Extensions" open to the actual Extensions tab? Or can I remove the "Recommendations" tab entirely?

I already saw [to remove 'Recommendations' tab in about:addons]. But about:config

 extensions.htmlaboutaddons.recommendations.enabled = false

only removes recommendations from the Extensions tab. And adding

 extensions.getAddons.showPane = false

does not work, the Recommendations tab is still there.

Asked by timepilot3000 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Folder color in 111 version

I've been with yellow folders for several years. In the version that I have now, version 111, no longer works. I was put at userchrome.css the following: @namespace url(h… (read more)

I've been with yellow folders for several years. In the version that I have now, version 111, no longer works. I was put at userchrome.css the following: @namespace url(http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul); .bookmark-item[container], treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container) { fill: gold !important; } treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, OrganizerQuery_BookmarksToolbar) { fill: black !important; } treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, OrganizerQuery_BookmarksMenu) { fill: black !important; } treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, OrganizerQuery_UnfiledBookmarks) { fill: black !important; } treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, livemark) { fill: orange !important; } .bookmark-item[container][query], treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, query) { fill: dimgray !important; }

I do not know because it doesn't work now. Maybe version 111 no longer admits it? Do you know how to put the yellow folders?

Asked by Lombard.Lombard 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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permissions.default.geo 0 and 1 and 2

In about:config I have set "geo.enabled" to false. -> www.google.com still displays the content in my language, darn. I went went back to about:config and marked "onl… (read more)

In about:config I have set "geo.enabled" to false. -> www.google.com still displays the content in my language, darn.

I went went back to about:config and marked "only show modified preferences" -> to my surprise not only "geo.enabled 1" was displayed but also "permissions.default.geo 2" (though I never touched that one - so I thought they must be linked somehow)

I was curious and reverted "permissions.default.geo" back to default -> now it is set to "0" -> but "geo.enable" is still on "false" (so I am not sure anymore if they are really linked together - which doesnt make sense to me)

Now I don't know if I should leave "permissions.default.geo" on "2" how I found it, or on "0" which is the default. That's why I come here to ask:

==> What are the three states of "permissions.default.geo [0/1/2]" doing and how is it interacting with "geo.enable"?

Asked by Mark 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to disable "Switch to Tab"

Same as this question, but the answer is outdated: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/839240 Is there a way to do this in the about:config page? There is an an… (read more)

Same as this question, but the answer is outdated: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/839240

Is there a way to do this in the about:config page?

There is an answer about holding `Alt`, but that is a workaround.

Asked by 24michaelpartridge 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Cannot "find" my account to clean up cache and cookies. Also do not know how to clean up data breaches

i do not remember how find my mozilla Firefox account in order to clean out the cache and cookies, and to resolve breaches. Could not manage to figure out how to resolve… (read more)

i do not remember how find my mozilla Firefox account in order to clean out the cache and cookies, and to resolve breaches. Could not manage to figure out how to resolve breaches the last time I signed in... Ugh!

Asked by Ellen 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Can't access Spotify website.

For some reason I can't access the Spotify website (spotify.com or https://open.spotify.com/). I get this error message: Page not found - We can’t seem to find the page… (read more)

For some reason I can't access the Spotify website (spotify.com or https://open.spotify.com/). I get this error message:

Page not found - We can’t seem to find the page you are looking for. Any ideas? This is infuriating. I'm on a Mac running Ventura and the newest version of Firefox. Thanks.

Asked by virtualscottx 11 months ago

Answered by AzZA 11 months ago

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'prefers-color-scheme' media query returns 'light' no matter what

I noticed this first when I had to force Google to go into dark mode even though firefox was already in dark mode. I have searched through some issue reports and have se… (read more)

I noticed this first when I had to force Google to go into dark mode even though firefox was already in dark mode.

I have searched through some issue reports and have seen a lot of people mentioning that their system theme is not being detected properly. This is not that issue. I can set the firefox "Website appearance" to dark or automatic at which point the UI of firefox itself does do into dark mode so no issues there. However if I go to a website that tries to query 'prefers-color-scheme' and set its theme accordingly it always returns 'light'. This is the case even if I set the 'layout.css.prefers-color-scheme.content-override' to 0 in about:config.

I used this website to test: https://septatrix.github.io/prefers-color-scheme-test/

The issue persists when opening a website in a private window.

Let me know if I need to provide additional information.

-Felix

Asked by felixbrakel 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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pr end of file error, page will not load

'bold textpr end of file error, pages will not load have to constantly press retry. mostly in email and home page. I have reloaded deleted and reloaded still the same t… (read more)

'bold textpr end of file error, pages will not load have to constantly press retry. mostly in email and home page. I have reloaded deleted and reloaded still the same things '

Asked by bpendle55 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Can't find Microsoft account password in Firefox

Hi, I use a PIN for my Microsoft laptop and I have forgotten my Microsoft account password. I don't want to change the password as my PC back-ups using Paragon software… (read more)

Hi,

I use a PIN for my Microsoft laptop and I have forgotten my Microsoft account password. I don't want to change the password as my PC back-ups using Paragon software "might" be tied to my current pin and password.

If I log into my Microsoft account with Firefox, I am prompted for an email address. After entering my address the password is automatically entered by Firefox. Great.

But the login details are not stored under Firefox - Paswords. There is no Microsoft entry in Passwords.

Where might the password it be stored?

Thanks Hans

Asked by hans31255 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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bookmark drop-down menu icon on the address bar disappeared

There used to be an icon just to the right of the star (for creating a new bookmark) on the address bar that when clicked gave a drop-down bookmark menu. For some reason… (read more)

There used to be an icon just to the right of the star (for creating a new bookmark) on the address bar that when clicked gave a drop-down bookmark menu. For some reason it disappeared and I cannot seem to get it back. All I have been able to do is go to settings => bookmarks to get a list of bookmarks, which, however, doesn't have the bookmarks organized into the sub-categories I once had. How can I get that icon back on the address bar? I don't want to add on a bookmark bar or tool bar.

Asked by hashimoto.henri 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago