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Dementia

Hi Guys. I am an 81yo with mild dementia. I have 3 PC's / An old Dell laptop / A top of range Huawei laptop and an Optiplex desktop. I have a partner who has been totally… (read more)

Hi Guys. I am an 81yo with mild dementia. I have 3 PC's / An old Dell laptop / A top of range Huawei laptop and an Optiplex desktop. I have a partner who has been totally blind since age 8 [Now 74]

Needless to say - I will need to "Look Out" for my partner when I am no longer here! My idea is to set up 3 PC's One for me / one for Janet and one JOINT [Gurrently used] - This (I think) will make it easy for her son/daughter to "Take up the Riens" with bespoke "My Gov" and password manager/email addresses / accounts.

What do you guys think?

First thing first though; God knows what settings I've botched over the past few decades? I know the gmail settings [Gearwheel] are mainly concerned with "Searches" - No filter or unused gmails! So looks like I'll need to reset Firefox [On 3 machines?] - So be it!; I only have a couple of extensions and a "New Start" is needed. Trouble is - I will need a "Step by Step instruction(s) as I'm not too Cognisent just now. ANY help greatly appreciated. My initial contact was with a nice young lady called Brienie [I think]

                            Kind Regards  -  Denis

Asked by DGT 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Form Autocomplete

I've recently switched from chrome to firefox. Autocomplete forms has never worked for me. Firefox is either not saving, or not loading form data - I click into a form fi… (read more)

I've recently switched from chrome to firefox. Autocomplete forms has never worked for me. Firefox is either not saving, or not loading form data - I click into a form field and it jsut doesn't have an option to fill from stored data. Honestly tempted to go back to chrome at this point. I've tried following steps in help articles, settings all look ok, it just doesn't work on virtually any website. Logins are generally ok, it's mainly things like address data, email address and so on. Same on mobile and on desktop.

Asked by j_j_cuk 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Updated Firefox "improvements" . . . !

Firefox 92.0 : So now comes another "improvement" from the folks behind a program . . . NOT! USED TO BE: Click on a Bookmark in the Bookmarks Toolbar and the roll-down w… (read more)

Firefox 92.0 : So now comes another "improvement" from the folks behind a program . . . NOT!

USED TO BE: Click on a Bookmark in the Bookmarks Toolbar and the roll-down would be single lines -- meaning a person could control the number of links in that Bookmark so the roll-down would go to the bottom of the screen. Simple to read, no extra activity needed.

NOW IN THE "NEW & IMPROVED" VERSION: Click on a Bookmark in the Bookmarks Toolbar and the roll-down is 1.5 or 2.0 spacing -- meaning a person is now required to futz with the roll-down since it goes way past the bottom of the screen. A waste of time to search, since one is required to spend the extra activity to scroll down and down and down until all of the bookmarks have become visible.

VISIBLE? Ha. Part of the "NEW & IMPROVED VERSION" is that the screen font used by Firefox is that all-too-ubiquitous light gray color that can barely be read unless is blessed with exceptionally good eyesight. Some websites these days think it is So Very Hip to utilize that style of font -- but make it even lighter! Mindless Madness.

SO: How does one 1. Return the Bookmark roll-down list back to a single-line style? 2. Change the font color so that it is dark enough to be readily read?

Thank you.

Asked by Hikermann 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

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Opening/editing image files for a theme?

I'm trying to open the header image of the theme I use in GIMP, but I can't find any image files in the profile folder. Is it possible to do this? Here's the theme if it … (read more)

I'm trying to open the header image of the theme I use in GIMP, but I can't find any image files in the profile folder. Is it possible to do this? Here's the theme if it helps.

Asked by lucifernucan 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

Why does it seem Mozilla seems to hate the end users....???

It seems the folks there at Firefox central enjoy wrecking people's experience by frequently releasing new browsers that breaks what already in place. What the hell is wr… (read more)

It seems the folks there at Firefox central enjoy wrecking people's experience by frequently releasing new browsers that breaks what already in place. What the hell is wrong with you guys...?? Are you secretly employed by Microsoft and/or Google....?? Seriously, this is no way to run a browser company. It is, however, a great way to ruin one. Give us a break, and stop breaking our browsers. You ruin our experience, and you do it on a semi regular basis. It's all well and fine to release new stuff, with new features, but for the love of God if it's gonna break what we already have, at the very least offer us a way to keep what we have, and have it supported even in a minimal way, and branch off the new option. I get your fears, you fear that not enough people will opt for the new one like that, and you're probably right. That however, should tell you something.

We loyally support your project. That should be worth something. Thanks.

Asked by snikky 5 days ago

Last reply by philbowyer007 2 days ago

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restoring lost tabs

I am VERY unhappy !!! For a long time I have had Firefox reopen tabs from the previous session, but today they are all gone !! I have read in some of the community questi… (read more)

I am VERY unhappy !!! For a long time I have had Firefox reopen tabs from the previous session, but today they are all gone !! I have read in some of the community questions that the recent update unchecked that option and when I looked, that was what had happened. I tried clicking on "restore previous session" but that only opened tabs I had used and closed this morning. Is it in any way possible to get back those tabs I used to have? It also seems that some of my recent Bookmarks have disappeared as well, yet it has retained bookmarks that are over 13 years old. I am running Windows 10 Professional version 20H2 Build 19042.1237... and Firefox version 92.0 Win

Asked by WinB 5 days ago

Answered by WinB 4 days ago

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seek rating and user information about Decipher Twit-DM Export 1.0.7

this would be an add-on for exporting twitter direct messages to a pdf file to be saved on a pc. release notes link: https://deciphertools.com/support/knowledge-base/deci… (read more)

this would be an add-on for exporting twitter direct messages to a pdf file to be saved on a pc. release notes link: https://deciphertools.com/support/knowledge-base/decipher-twit-dm-export-release-notes/ am still researching, nothing downloaded yet, but not feeling brave, either. (frequent day-sleeper, night-worker FYI. EST-EST) thanks for anything!

Asked by notanotherhero 5 days ago

Answered by Seburo 4 days ago

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Why is there this annoying underline in some of Firefox's UI elements?

Whenever I open Firefox's settings there are some weird underlines on some letters on some things. I would like to know what their purpose is and why they exist. Nothing … (read more)

Whenever I open Firefox's settings there are some weird underlines on some letters on some things. I would like to know what their purpose is and why they exist. Nothing more, nothing less. I am on Pop!_OS 21.04, Gnome version 3.38.5, windowing system is X11, Firefox version 92.0, Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu Canonical - 1.0.

Asked by steuse 5 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 days ago

Location Correction for surfing web

Soooo, I have to admit defeat on this one. I travel often to South America and back to the states about every other month. I need access to a couple of job search sites w… (read more)

Soooo, I have to admit defeat on this one. I travel often to South America and back to the states about every other month. I need access to a couple of job search sites while in Colombia but I can not make the location stable. Every one of the sites I open gives me a Brazilian site link. I have set everything I can think of the the United States (Laptop main location service, Mozilla location, etc) with no change. When I open Indeed.com or Glassdoor.com or any other ones I get the dame results...Brazilian search results???

By the way, this happens when I open them in Edge or Chrome too...I know it's know a browser issue but I can't fix it anyway I try... :[

Thanks a million in advance.

I type in indeed.com and get this https://br.indeed.com/?r=us

Asked by gtucker7 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

is there a way to search the bugzilla database for strings?

I would like to search the bugzilla database for known issues. While there is a builtin search tool, that does not work: if I search for a string and limit the search to… (read more)

I would like to search the bugzilla database for known issues.

While there is a builtin search tool, that does not work: if I search for a string and limit the search to one specific bug where I know it contains the string, then that bug is reported. Doing the same search over all bugs, it (takes long and then) reports that no bug at all contains the string - not even the one where I know it contains the string.

So this search tool is proven defective and cannot be used. What alternatives are there?

Asked by pmc1 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

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How do i search in the main bar in the middle of the screen as apose to the web address bar?

As the subject says, i don't wish to use the address bar to search i wish to use the bar in the middle of the screen like it used to be, this would be much easier for me … (read more)

As the subject says, i don't wish to use the address bar to search i wish to use the bar in the middle of the screen like it used to be, this would be much easier for me with my visual impairment, can anyone advise please?

I use win10 and i have no plugins as far as i know for Firefox

Best wishes

Asked by janekburn71 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

Entering full screen disables menus on other monitors

I'm using Firefox on a desktop (OSX Catalina 10.15.7) with multiple monitors. If I go into full screen mode on any youtube video , e.g., Welcome to Firefox (https://www.y… (read more)

I'm using Firefox on a desktop (OSX Catalina 10.15.7) with multiple monitors. If I go into full screen mode on any youtube video , e.g., Welcome to Firefox (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRlmP6xWdw0), not only do I lose access to the menubar on the fullscreen monitor, I lose it on the other two monitors I have open Firefox windows.

The browser.fullscreen.autohide setting does not make a difference. I would expect that the only monitor that the menubar is hidden on is the one displaying the fullscreen content.

The attached Monitor1, Monitor2 images show the missing menubar on the respective monitors where a Firefox browser window is open.

Asked by starksm64 5 days ago

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Antivirus detected a trojan

My Antivirus (Bitdefender) did a full system scan and found a Trojan hidden in one of Firefox's files. Trojan description: JS:Trojan.Cryxos.6249 Location: firefox/profile… (read more)

My Antivirus (Bitdefender) did a full system scan and found a Trojan hidden in one of Firefox's files.

Trojan description: JS:Trojan.Cryxos.6249

Location: firefox/profiles../cache2/entries..

It was automatically deleted. No idea for how long its been there. could it have have done some damage unknown to my Antivirus ? How dangerous is it? Are there any further steps to take ?

Asked by swolop4 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

allow popup

Fedora 33, Firefox all The web page wants permission to know my location and popups a yes/no box. I click on Yes expecting the box to do it's thing and go away. It doe… (read more)

Fedora 33, Firefox all The web page wants permission to know my location and popups a yes/no box. I click on Yes expecting the box to do it's thing and go away. It doesn't, it remains and covers everything below it and locks the page.

And the problem is getting old ...

Asked by cal 4 days ago

Last reply by TerryN21 4 days ago

Text not shown in certain selecton boxes and input boxes

My search text will not be visible on some websites, selection boxes like drop downs are blank, and some popups have missing text. All of these issues can be highlighted … (read more)

My search text will not be visible on some websites, selection boxes like drop downs are blank, and some popups have missing text. All of these issues can be highlighted to see the text it is just a pain to do and sometimes impossible on certain sites.

Asked by bafunk35 4 days ago

how to print as usual

Hi community. Recently, I bought a new computer. It's an M1 Mac. Trouble has occurred for the upgrade from Intel mac. When I print PDF with Firefox, it prints at an reall… (read more)

Hi community.

Recently, I bought a new computer. It's an M1 Mac. Trouble has occurred for the upgrade from Intel mac.

When I print PDF with Firefox, it prints at an really low resolution. but, print with Safari can print as usual.

How can I print normally? Do you have any knowledge on the matter.

Many thanks,

Asked by pok.goro 4 days ago

Extension & History is get cleared after every restart

Hi Team, I am facing issue with my browser, whenever i restarted my PC (windows 10) my history from previous session,extension are get removed & browser start as a ne… (read more)

Hi Team, I am facing issue with my browser, whenever i restarted my PC (windows 10) my history from previous session,extension are get removed & browser start as a newly installed one. I need to add extension again,login again in other accounts every single Time.

Asked by udaykboss 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago