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How to enable closing tabs in order of appearance to avoid jumping around

Today when I close many tabs using control w firefox seems to randomly jump around when choosing which next tab to close I wish to have firefox always close the adjac… (read more)

Today when I close many tabs using control w firefox seems to randomly jump around when choosing which next tab to close

I wish to have firefox always close the adjacent tab to the tab I just closed

This should be the default behavior ... I do not see any setting for this ... is there an addon to do this ?

I am using the latest firefox on ubuntu

      • UPDATE*** below answer for setting `browser.tabs.selectOwnerOnClose` has no impact on this

Asked by EventHorizon 3 months ago

Last reply by James 3 months ago

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Unable to Visit Certain Sites on Macbook

Hello, First time posting here, so I'm hoping that someone can help me out. I'm encountering a very odd issue on my Macbook Pro running MacOS Sonoma 14.4. I am unable… (read more)

Hello,

First time posting here, so I'm hoping that someone can help me out.

I'm encountering a very odd issue on my Macbook Pro running MacOS Sonoma 14.4. I am unable to access two sites – allrecipes.com, and seriouseats.com on my home WiFi network on the Macbook.

These sites work on other browsers (tested on Safari and Chrome), and they also work on my iPhone.

Oddly, when I went to work and tried to access these sites via WiFi using Firefox, I was able to.

I am unsure what the problem is – the ability to access these sites on Safari, Chrome, and my iPhone at home suggests that it's not a network issue. I haven't encountered this issue with any other sites.

I am attaching three screenshots 1) The error message that I'm seeing for allrecipes when I attempt to access the site 2) The security tab which shows that the connection is unencrypted for allrecipes (home network) 3) The security tab showing that the connection is encrypted for alrecipes (work network)

Thanks

Asked by PianoMan7 4 days ago

Answered by zeroknight 3 days ago

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Video without sound on some sites but work on another

I have: 125.0 (64-bit) Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0 Video on Facebook plays without sound. The video plays, I see the image normally, but no sound. Video … (read more)

I have:

125.0 (64-bit) Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0

Video on Facebook plays without sound. The video plays, I see the image normally, but no sound. Video on Youtube works perfectly.

Fresh install without addons or plugins. Switching to "Troubleshoot mode" does not change anything. Youtube with sound, Facebook without sound.

Any ideas where to look?

Asked by George Brink 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

Viewport in the devtools going out of bounds when resizing the viewport

Hello everyone, I’m a fan of Firefox due to its efficient handling of webpage caching and memory management. However, I often find myself switching back to the Chromium-b… (read more)

Hello everyone, I’m a fan of Firefox due to its efficient handling of webpage caching and memory management. However, I often find myself switching back to the Chromium-based Edge browser due to one specific feature in its DevTools. In Edge, when I resize the viewport, it stops at a certain limit. If I want to resize it further, I can zoom out and then continue resizing. I find this feature very useful. Is there a way to have similar functionality in Firefox? I’m currently using the Firefox Developer Edition.

Asked by Aditya 5 days ago

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Youtube appears blank

Hello For a few days now, every time I go to youtube the page appears almost completely blank (see screenshot). I've tried disabling all my extensions and go in troublesh… (read more)

Hello For a few days now, every time I go to youtube the page appears almost completely blank (see screenshot). I've tried disabling all my extensions and go in troubleshoot mode but it still does not work. When I try removing youtube storage from firefox settings "manage cookies and site data" and saving, data of the same size is still there when I open the storage manager again. The only thing that seems to work is going into a private window but since I have to keep signing in each time it is painful especially with google MFA. Please help.

Thank you

Asked by cperche06 1 week ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 week ago

Websites not working/loading because of CORS

Hello guys, so in the past 2-3 days i started facing Cross-Origin Request Blocked for a lot of websites lets take chatgpt for example, if i visit it i get: Content-Secu… (read more)

Hello guys, so in the past 2-3 days i started facing Cross-Origin Request Blocked for a lot of websites lets take chatgpt for example, if i visit it i get:

Content-Security-Policy warnings 2 Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at https://cdn.oaistatic.com/_next/static/chunks/sso.74deac81d652476b.js?dpl=f90a861ef09abad575887be5d613ce15a4fdb6d9. (Reason: CORS request did not succeed). Status code: (null). The resource from “https://cdn.oaistatic.com/_next/static/chunks/sso.74deac81d652476b.js?dpl=f90a861ef09abad575887be5d613ce15a4fdb6d9” was blocked due to MIME type (“text/plain”) mismatch (X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff).

and its getting so annoying that its blocking a lot of websites, i tried chromium it works fine and works awesomely no cors no problems. I even tried to disable the firefox protection, dns over https on/off, change my main dns upstream, installed firefox developer, compete uninstall/reinstall, cache clear from installers and from firefox it self nothing is working. I will provide firefox developer edition troubleshooting information but keep in mind it doesnt work on both firefox normal and developer

Please any help would be appreciate it.

Firefox v124.0.2-1

Asked by TMU RecKLesS 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

Unable to Log in Google Accounts

Error Message: "Could'nt Sign You In: This Browser or APP May not be Sscure 1. Happened to Both Build 124 and 125 2. Virus Clean 3. Haved tried cleaning the cache and co… (read more)

Error Message: "Could'nt Sign You In: This Browser or APP May not be Sscure 1. Happened to Both Build 124 and 125 2. Virus Clean 3. Haved tried cleaning the cache and cookies

Asked by Samson Z 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Highlighting in PDFs using native tools.

Hello, as of recently Firefox got the new tool to highlight text in the native PDF viewer, and I really enjoyed using it. As of today, I had not updated or changed versio… (read more)

Hello, as of recently Firefox got the new tool to highlight text in the native PDF viewer, and I really enjoyed using it. As of today, I had not updated or changed versions, but I suddenly lost access to the highlight tool option. Refreshing the page didn't work, downloading a new PDF and opening it didn't work, restarting Firefox didn't work, and I haven't seen anybody else have this issue.


Firefox Version> Firefox Developer Edition 125.0 Beta 8 (20240403091602) OS> Windows 11

I don't know if this is just an issue due to it being in beta, or it being on beta 7 but not 8, but either way any solution is appreciated!

Asked by Missing 2 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

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YouTube in the hosts file is ignored since version 125.0b1 Developer edition

It doesn't matter if I add www.youtube.com site to hosts file in Linux and delete cache, Firefox just doesn't block it, bypassing my meassures to prevent me to get hooked… (read more)

It doesn't matter if I add www.youtube.com site to hosts file in Linux and delete cache, Firefox just doesn't block it, bypassing my meassures to prevent me to get hooked up here. It was blocking everything as expected some weeks ago. I also tried redirecting to different IP's and it didn't work.

After some checks, I noticed:

  • It happens only with www.youtube.com, it doesn't happen with youtube.com (without www)
  • Other common pages like other Google pages, Facebook, TikTok or Instagram, get succesfuly blocked by hosts file as expected
  • I have tested creating new profiles with about:profiles, but the issue continues
  • The issue started after Firefox Developer Edition version 125.0b1 as you may notice in the images attached.
  • I also tested with the latest nigthly version and the issue continues.
  • DNS over HTTP (DOH) doesn't seems to be the problem since it seems that my network doesn't met the requirements to enable it, and if I manually make sure it's disabled, the issue still continues.
  • Chromium browser blocks www.youtube.com as expected, so that indicates my PC might be correctly configured

Asked by juandhdez94 2 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 weeks ago

can't pin add-ons to toolbar

Hi. I can't access my add-ons that I installed. When I click on the extensions icon it doesn't open that little menu like it does for other people, but it takes me to 'ab… (read more)

Hi. I can't access my add-ons that I installed. When I click on the extensions icon it doesn't open that little menu like it does for other people, but it takes me to 'about:addons' in a new tab. I also want to pin my addons to my toolbar which is also not working. Please help me out

Asked by Ludwig 2 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 weeks ago

tango brodcast pc on firefox

it was oki going live on tango from my pc on windows on firefox browser and 2 or 3 dayes ago it only crash message .. oopss ,,, Something went wrong. We will be back s… (read more)

it was oki going live on tango from my pc on windows on firefox browser and 2 or 3 dayes ago it only crash message .. oopss ,,, Something went wrong. We will be back shortly ... reload

Asked by doommax2 3 weeks ago

when I work on my second display, Firefox is no longer topped on my first display. Why?

When a firefox window is active on my second display, I lose the firefox menubar on my main display. I haven't noticed this before, is it something new, or have I inadver… (read more)

When a firefox window is active on my second display, I lose the firefox menubar on my main display. I haven't noticed this before, is it something new, or have I inadvertently changed a setting?

pete

Asked by peterlemer 3 weeks ago

Last reply by peterlemer 3 weeks ago

Firefox always asks to open the file link after asking whether to open or save files

Hey guys, I'm using Ubuntu 24.04 with Firefox 124.0 .deb release from this repository: https://launchpad.net/%7Emozillateam/+archive/ubuntu/ppa I enabled "Ask whether to … (read more)

Hey guys, I'm using Ubuntu 24.04 with Firefox 124.0 .deb release from this repository: https://launchpad.net/%7Emozillateam/+archive/ubuntu/ppa I enabled "Ask whether to open or save files" from settings. Whenever the Open/Save dialogue is shown and I choose Open, I expect that the file would be opened using the default application. But Firefox asks again to choose the application by which the file (file link?) should be opened. It seems that Firefox is somehow change the way the files are opened through external applications and transformed local file addresses to file://uri/on/disk.

Asked by Mehdi Hamidi 1 month ago

Last reply by Mehdi Hamidi 4 weeks ago

Firefox APPCRASH - Forgotten passwords and form field data

Hey! We have been trying to get to the bottom of this problem in my company, but we ruled out everything else than Firefox itself. Periodically Firefox experiences an AP… (read more)

Hey!

We have been trying to get to the bottom of this problem in my company, but we ruled out everything else than Firefox itself. Periodically Firefox experiences an APPCRASH event for multiple users. It used on a Windows Server 2019 that is used as a Terminal Server. When this APPCRASH occurs even though the profile of the user is there, Firefox creates a brand new profile for the user and all the passwords and form data is lost. Browsing history is lost too, but that is not a problem.

I've included some tracelog in the troubleshooting info field. Does anyone have any direction that I could go towards?

Thank you!

Asked by Duell 4 weeks ago

How do I add the new bookmarks at top of the list in their folder?

When you add a new bookmark to a folder it's added at the end of the existing list. Is there a way to make Firefox add it at the top of the list, instead? I found an ol… (read more)

When you add a new bookmark to a folder it's added at the end of the existing list.

Is there a way to make Firefox add it at the top of the list, instead?

I found an old answer, but, sadly, the extension granting my wish is no longer.

Also, I already know about sorting, but it's not what I need, because I'm doing a lot of manual bookmarks reordering and sorting will nullify it.

Thank you :)

Asked by G 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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firefox and ublock origin

When I open Firefox. Firefox Will NOT open any websites. If I disable ublock origin then enable again Firefox works but I get all the ADS. What I have to do is: Close fir… (read more)

When I open Firefox. Firefox Will NOT open any websites. If I disable ublock origin then enable again Firefox works but I get all the ADS. What I have to do is: Close firefox and restart Firefox but then I get this message "Firefox is already running, but is not responding. The old Firefox process must be closed to open a new window." Sometimes I have to restart Firefox as many as 10 times before Firefox works. I got to the point where I stop after the second try and just switch to Brave browser.

Before: Firefox use 99%. Brave Use 1% Now: Firefox use 75%. Brave use 25%

Asked by mrlucky92022 1 month ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago

When Opening PDF, I See Two Different Firefox Developer Applications Are Displayed (one with logo & other without)

I have had this problem for a while. I am not sure what to do so that I can fix this. Whenever I open a pdf or any application that can be opened in the browsers shows me… (read more)

I have had this problem for a while. I am not sure what to do so that I can fix this. Whenever I open a pdf or any application that can be opened in the browsers shows me two options for firefox browser. I attached a picture that will make it obvious what the problem is.

Asked by Mishri 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

why do my add-ons keep getting disabled?

why do my add-ons keep getting disabled? ff keeps disabling add-ons that i have used for years and even keep a v. 5 to use the older add-ons and use the latest ff develo… (read more)

why do my add-ons keep getting disabled?

ff keeps disabling add-ons that i have used for years and even keep a v. 5 to use the older add-ons and use the latest ff developer to use w/ more modern websites. ff even disables add-ons that worked perfectly well in ff developer and does not even give me the opportunity to re-enable them like i could before.

is there any way to force my old version to let ME decide what i want disabled/enabled?

Asked by digirl 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago