Double spacing in Menus is back :'-(

A few months ago Firefox decided to double space all the items in menus. Reading through the forums many people didn't like this because of the amount of space that the m… (read more)

A few months ago Firefox decided to double space all the items in menus. Reading through the forums many people didn't like this because of the amount of space that the menus now take up. Fortunately there was a work around, by setting 'browser.proton.contextmenus.enabled to false they returned to normal

This morning Firefox my got upgraded and the double spacing problem is back again. However there appears to be a bug with the setting and the menus won't return to normal. I'm now stuck with stupidly large menus that won't fit on the screen and lots of painful scrolling.

Does anybody have an alternative workaround until this is fixed?

Asked by stormcloud 2 months ago

Last reply by stormcloud 4 days ago

Changes in Firefox 89: I hate the new themes—where do I provide feedback?

I'd guess there's already a discussion regarding this, but I don't know where. Getting rid of the borders when there are multiple tabs open and turning things gray makes … (read more)

I'd guess there's already a discussion regarding this, but I don't know where. Getting rid of the borders when there are multiple tabs open and turning things gray makes for a far worse browsing experience for me. Why would one string of undifferentiated text in a long line of tabs make things any easier? It does not.

I've found a helpful site that allows turning off the new theme, but a commenter advises that that option too will soon be disabled: https://www.askvg.com/tip-restore-old-classic-theme-and-ui-in-firefox-89-and-later-versions/

Is there an add-on that keeps the "classic" theme? I've googled how to provide feedback. One of those links is dead. What's the best way to make my thoughts known?

People love tech, but the older I get the more I see how it demonstrates a lack of ownership, that nothing is really yours on your devices, that what you're comfortable with is only one weekly update away.

Asked by 777bb 4 months ago

Last reply by 777bb 6 days ago

"Custom" Print Option No Longer Works

FF has been my default for decades primarily because of superior print options. I use Custom Print option to print out pages in larger front, but this no longer seems to … (read more)

FF has been my default for decades primarily because of superior print options. I use Custom Print option to print out pages in larger front, but this no longer seems to work in 92.01. At say 115 custom I lose text to right and bottom of page (both in preview and print to PDF).

Asked by rrichard 2 weeks ago

Last reply by rrichard 4 days ago

How to reload icon (favicon) of specific Bookmark?

I have problems in some favicon of bookmarks. (Wrong favicon) How can i reload favicon of a specific bookmark? There is an extension for this job : Checkmarks But this ex… (read more)

I have problems in some favicon of bookmarks. (Wrong favicon) How can i reload favicon of a specific bookmark? There is an extension for this job : Checkmarks But this extension has no option to reload favicon of bookmarks individually for force firefox to reload favicon of a specific bookmark! Please give me a solution on this. In some years ago there was an extension with name favicon reloader. It was ok. But does not exist anymore.

Asked by Vortex.Cubes.CEO 6 days ago

Last reply by Vortex.Cubes.CEO 6 days ago

Firefox does not open tinyurl.com

Firefox does not open tinyurl.com, while Chrome and Edge do not have an issue. Errormsg: "Server not found". "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connec… (read more)

Firefox does not open tinyurl.com, while Chrome and Edge do not have an issue.

Errormsg: "Server not found". "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at tinyurl.com.".

I have experienced this since a few months. I read some articles that this was implemented to enhance the security, but how can I fix it?

Asked by paul.martijn 1 month ago

Last reply by paul.martijn 1 day ago

How can I get the .cer-File for my secunet Konnektor?

I need to download a certificate from a device in my networt called secunet Konnektor https://www.secunet.com/loesungen/einboxkonnektor on the manual it's written how to… (read more)

I need to download a certificate from a device in my networt called secunet Konnektor

https://www.secunet.com/loesungen/einboxkonnektor

on the manual it's written how to do it.

https://www.secunet.com/loesungen/einboxkonnektor#c1607

I suggest to find a manual somewhere in the first link or in google:

chapter 7.4.3

go to chrome (same with edge)

click on the lock on the left hand side of the link https://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:8500/management

somehow click on the button where you can open a small windows called "certificate".

The "General" tab shows informations about the certificate.

Click on the tab "Details" and click on "Copy file".

The certificate-assitent opens and after clicking on next, you choose DER-coded-binary X.509 (.CER)

Save the file somewhere where you can find it.

I can't do this on firefox

On firefox I can find a lock on the left hand side of the link https://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:8500/management

when i click on it and then on something else, i can then click on more informations.

a windows opens called "page informations"

under "security" i click on "view certificates" and a new tabs opens called "certificate for konnektor".

but there is no possibilty to download a cer-file. only a pem file and it doesn't really help me.

Asked by hahufomi 4 weeks ago

Last reply by hahufomi 1 day ago

my informatin

hi please help me my bookmarks my passwords and my site settings and...... when i log in my account is not coming i syncing buy is not come please help me is the … (read more)

hi please help me my bookmarks my passwords and my site settings and...... when i log in my account is not coming i syncing buy is not come please help me is the support of fire fox can't help or can't recovery my information I'm so sorry for all of them

Asked by Adrian 1 week ago

Last reply by Adrian 6 days ago

Help : Unlock my account

Hi, I tried to sync my Firefox account but this happened : The confirmation email we sent to ******* was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox da… (read more)

Hi,

I tried to sync my Firefox account but this happened :

The confirmation email we sent to ******* was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data.

Thanks!

Asked by Yousef 1 week ago

Last reply by Yousef 5 days ago

"Open with" stopped working, only "download" is possible for downloadable files.

A few months ago, probably after FF update, the "open with" stopped working, only download is possible. Particularly, simple url links fail to "open with" including readi… (read more)

A few months ago, probably after FF update, the "open with" stopped working, only download is possible.

Particularly, simple url links fail to "open with" including reading with firefox itself. I can not open PDFs, outer program links. Only a few PDF links are opened at specially crafted websites. Probably those are sites with on-site defined MIME or allowing the PDF contents being pre-cashed.

In all the other cases where the file being opened should be pre-downloaded with FF downloader, it fails to download. The same file is downloaded easily when choosing "save as"

I guess, the problem may be in the "downloader" part only, since other online contents are displayed, i.e. streamed, or stored in cache without problems.

Asked by Hale_JP 3 months ago

Last reply by Hale_JP 3 hours ago

Forgetting cookies...?

FF seems to keep forgetting what I call "legitimate" cookies. For example: For websites I use daily without a login, like Accuweather, every few days I get their "Accep… (read more)

FF seems to keep forgetting what I call "legitimate" cookies. For example:

  • For websites I use daily without a login, like Accuweather, every few days I get their "Accept our cookies?" messages.
  • For sites that allow an on-going login, I need to re-login frequently. Not daily, but certain not months later.
  • I have a financial site that allows me to set only certain devices may be recognized. Today it said a device I use weekly or so is no longer recognized.

There is an old thread that may be relevant: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1309877

But several issues: That thread is closed, even though this bug is still going. Also it only covers Windows and I could use help with Windows & iOS versions.

Could "Tracking Protection" level come into play? I had it set to Standard but noticed recently it was Strict. I think Firefox changed that, not me, but I can't be 100% positive. Meanwhile I changed it back to Standard but so far the issue remains.

Thank you,

Joe

Asked by Birdbrain 1 month ago

Last reply by Birdbrain 3 days ago

Slow Printing in Firefox!

Preview is opened as default when printing. I prefer to use the system printing. How can I discard Preview? The printing task now takes more than a minute to access the p… (read more)

Preview is opened as default when printing. I prefer to use the system printing. How can I discard Preview? The printing task now takes more than a minute to access the printer. It all started since Preview was introduced as default! Meanwhile Firefox i locked and I can't do anything in Firefox.

Asked by Carl-Erik.Lundgren 4 months ago

Last reply by Carl-Erik.Lundgren 17 hours ago

Updating the position of element in DOM over scroll is delayed when smooth scrolling is enabled

I am trying to add a SVG element next to the form labels with absolute position. When there is a scroll I am listening to scroll event and updating the position of the SV… (read more)

I am trying to add a SVG element next to the form labels with absolute position. When there is a scroll I am listening to scroll event and updating the position of the SVG. When smooth scrolling is enabled the SVG tends to bounce over continuous scrolling. This bouncing is observed in macOS Chrome and in FireFox when smooth scrolling is enabled.

In Linux/Windows, this can be reproduced by using smooth scroll smooth scroll chrome extension.

I've captured the bouncing due to scroll in this recording

bounce due to scroll

Asked by pragav94 5 days ago

Last reply by pragav94 3 days ago

How to convert weak to strong passwords ?

I have loaded all of my web sites and existing weak passwords. How can I get Firefox to generate the strong ones I want to use. If I ask to Edit the existing passwords … (read more)

I have loaded all of my web sites and existing weak passwords. How can I get Firefox to generate the strong ones I want to use. If I ask to Edit the existing passwords it will not generate a strong one as one might expect.

Asked by DanG 1 week ago

Last reply by DanG 5 days ago

My SSL secure site is blocked "Secure Connection Failed"

Hello Firefox. You have been my go-to browser for many years now. I am always using the latest version for Mac. About ten days ago, two of my four sites became blocked, w… (read more)

Hello Firefox. You have been my go-to browser for many years now. I am always using the latest version for Mac. About ten days ago, two of my four sites became blocked, with the "Secure Connection Failed" notice.

I am a low-income independent working artist who needs for people to have access to my sites. GoDaddy sees no issue on their end (all four of my sites are under the same deluxe hosting account with the exact same SSL encryption), and all four sites show up on Safari and Chrome. Until now, I have preferred Firefox.

https://www.alexalev.com/ https://www.paintedjay.com/

These are the results at Why No Padlock using the Firefox browser: https://www.whynopadlock.com/results/447e5a19-3baa-4374-ba79-a9829eeef737

According to Why No Padlock, everything is perfect.

To make matters screwier, none of my sites are e-commerce or take info from people. They present information and there are links off site to places like Amazon and Instagram, but there is nothing of a security issue on any of them, PLUS I have SSL encryption properly configured, anyway, no matter what, so that there would be no issue.

Please re-instate public access to my sites. I am sure this is a glitch of some kind. Nothing else explains it, but I need them to be LIVE ASAP, as I am trying desperately to make some kind of a living with the pandemic having cancelled all my shows. Thank you!

Alexandria

Asked by pinkjaykitty 5 days ago

Last reply by pinkjaykitty 3 days ago

Absolute waste of RAM

I'm pissed of. HOW??? HOW??? How a single browser can take 90% of the memory until freezing your PC, ON A LINUX MINT FOR GOD SAKE! With 16GB Memory! I saw people defendin… (read more)

I'm pissed of. HOW??? HOW??? How a single browser can take 90% of the memory until freezing your PC, ON A LINUX MINT FOR GOD SAKE! With 16GB Memory!

I saw people defending this saying that "uuuh, mozilla takes advantage of-" BS! It doesn't take advantage of nothing, it only wastes your ram and your time.

HOW DO I LIMIT THE RAM USAGE? I DON'T WANT FANCY PERFORMANCE TABS I WANT A DIRECT ANSWER ON HOW TO STOP FIREFOX WASTING MY RAM

Asked by Luan Himmlisch 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Luan Himmlisch 21 hours ago

no trace of logins.json on update

Have update from 89.0.2 to 93.0 today, and like many others it seems been caught out by the assurance that passwords & logons would automatically be transferred. I've… (read more)

Have update from 89.0.2 to 93.0 today, and like many others it seems been caught out by the assurance that passwords & logons would automatically be transferred. I've found the advice about copying key4.db & logins.json from the Old Firefox data folder that has appeared on my desktop. The problem is I can see key4.db but there is no trace of logins.json. I have show hidden files enabled. Have tried searching the folder and still got no trace. NB there was also no logins.json in new profile folder until I created an account for this support posting, although I realise it may not create until a log on is saved.

The issue is the missing passwords are computer generated and only saved in my firefox browser, and there were definitely some saved with usernames etc.

I noticed a comment that logons.json is a text document. I only have 4 of those - AlternateServices, pkcs11, SecurityPreloadState & SiteSecurityService State. I assume none of these could be logins under a different name?

Asked by krffji 5 days ago

Firefox 91.0.2 not retaining cookies/site data despite still being there

I have the latest Firefox update, and noticed that if I delete one site's cookie, then the cookies for other sites, my logins, and site data just disappear when I go onto… (read more)

I have the latest Firefox update, and noticed that if I delete one site's cookie, then the cookies for other sites, my logins, and site data just disappear when I go onto the site despite it still being in the data when I check Settings.

One example is if I delete Twitter's cookies and then go to Discord, I'm somehow logged out of Discord, and some other sites loose my settings despite the fact that they are still there in the data untouched.

I have tried adding these sites to the Exceptions list, but the same thing still happens. I am not in Private Browsing Mode (nor have I ever used it), and I don't have Firefox set to delete cookies/site data when closed.

This started happening sometime after I updated to 91.0.2. I'm not sure if the update broke something or there's some other issue going on.

Asked by Felis-2 1 month ago

Last reply by Felis-2 4 days ago

Firefox not playing videos / cannot access some websites

When trying to play any video Firefox will continuously load, using chrome I'm able to load pages / view videos fine. I have Disabled the Hardware Acceleration in Firefox… (read more)

When trying to play any video Firefox will continuously load, using chrome I'm able to load pages / view videos fine. I have Disabled the Hardware Acceleration in Firefox, Clear Browsing Data, reset Firefox, uninstalled, removed local files and re-installed. I then tried running in safe mode and it still will not load. After all that I made sure windows was up to date, it was on 1909, I installed the latest 21H1 but after all that Firefox is still not loading videos. I'm out of ideas please help.

Asked by dfunk118 4 days ago

Last reply by dfunk118 4 days ago

Firefox Nightly unable to play videos after logging in

Hi, my problem is straightforward, after it syncs my data videos stop working. What I tried at first when the problem appeared was clearing cookies, disabling add-ons, t… (read more)

Hi, my problem is straightforward, after it syncs my data videos stop working. What I tried at first when the problem appeared was clearing cookies, disabling add-ons, then creating a new profile, but I realized the problem only appeared after logging in, so I'm thinking maybe my synced data got corrupted somehow?

If so, what steps can I follow to tackle this problem?

Asked by MariaVirgine 4 days ago

Minimise maximise and close buttons not working

Hi, I'm running FF beta on Surface pro 7 with Windows 11 beta and the three buttons top right have just stopped working. Same thing for all users. All other tab buttons e… (read more)

Hi, I'm running FF beta on Surface pro 7 with Windows 11 beta and the three buttons top right have just stopped working. Same thing for all users. All other tab buttons etc working fine. Any ideas?

Asked by M 4 days ago