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Firefox v83 HTTPS only vs the extention 'HTTPS Everywhere'

Hello Can I deïnstall the add-on/ extention 'HTTPS Everywhere' because of your update Firefox to version 83 with the option for HTTPS only? Thank's Rob Ankersmit r.anker… (read more)

Hello Can I deïnstall the add-on/ extention 'HTTPS Everywhere' because of your update Firefox to version 83 with the option for HTTPS only?

Thank's Rob Ankersmit r.ankersmit@upcmail.nl

Asked by RobA 1 year ago

Answered by RobA 1 year ago

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Zoom Meetings silently don't open

When I click on any Zoom link in Firefox 83 on Linux, nothing happens. It seems like Firefox has no idea that the zoommtg:// protocol exists. I've tried: checking that … (read more)

When I click on any Zoom link in Firefox 83 on Linux, nothing happens. It seems like Firefox has no idea that the zoommtg:// protocol exists.

I've tried:

  • checking that Firefox is not installed from a snap
  • manually setting the network.protocol-handler.expose.zoommtg and network.protocol-handler.external.zoommtg preferences to true
  • running xdg-open 'zoommtg://...' in a terminal (this works fine, it's how I finished the Zoom SSO login)

Asked by pianohacker 1 year ago

Answered by pianohacker 1 year ago

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New Home page logo - get rid of.

New logo at top of home page. What's the quickest/easiest way to get rid of it ? Rant: Why did someone think it was a good idea to put a massive logo at the top of the ho… (read more)

New logo at top of home page. What's the quickest/easiest way to get rid of it ?

Rant: Why did someone think it was a good idea to put a massive logo at the top of the home page ? It serves no practical purpose and it forces link icons down so you now have to scroll "!!"!! There's always ******* one isn't there !!? - someone with a crap idea who thinks the world needs to see it. How many hrs worldwide is going to be wasted today by people like me trying to undo this crud ? This isn't the first time some ignorant little ******* has forced their crap on firefox end users.

Asked by Bob 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Antivirus Software Bitdefender Wallet Extension disappeared from Firefox

Hi, My Antivirus Software Bitdefender Wallet Extension disappeared from Firefox, I already added this extension but it's not showing up in my Firefox browser, any soluti… (read more)

Hi, My Antivirus Software Bitdefender Wallet Extension disappeared from Firefox, I already added this extension but it's not showing up in my Firefox browser, any solution?

Waiting for your reply asap, thanks.

Cool Regards, Pallas

Asked by PALLAS 1 year ago

Answered by PALLAS 1 year ago

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Why doesn't the ad block icon show up on my tool bar any more?

Firefox's ad block icon used to show up on my toolbar. Now it has disappeared and the only way to disable it for some sites is to go into ad-ons and turn it off completel… (read more)

Firefox's ad block icon used to show up on my toolbar. Now it has disappeared and the only way to disable it for some sites is to go into ad-ons and turn it off completely. Where is the icon?

Asked by airebird 1 year ago

Answered by Kiki 1 year ago

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My Firefox is not staying on the "Ask to save logins & passwords"

I am using a personal home laptop and the checkbox next to the logins and passwords will not stay checked from one session to another. I am using Windows 10 and do not k… (read more)

I am using a personal home laptop and the checkbox next to the logins and passwords will not stay checked from one session to another. I am using Windows 10 and do not know how to make the checkbox stay checked.

Asked by Theresa Marie 1 year ago

Answered by Theresa Marie 1 year ago

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trapped in bing

help. i let a driver update without paying attention to it, and now BING is my default browser. i hit my Firefox tab but bing pops up instead. looked on the extensions/ad… (read more)

help. i let a driver update without paying attention to it, and now BING is my default browser. i hit my Firefox tab but bing pops up instead. looked on the extensions/add on list and FF and DuckDuck are listed as default, bing not even on the list. tried refreshing, no effect. went into windowsX10 add/remove. its not listed. looked in rootkey, a place i have no business being, its not listed But if i go to the FF troubleshooting page, down in the Add-on lists, bing is listed and shown as enabled where is this nasty thing and how can i get rid of it

Asked by robobbob 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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When open saved bookmark in new tab, it swithes to it immediately. How to open it in background?

Hi, everyone! I found a similar solution but only for "Open link in new tab": you can go to about:config and change the preference named browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackg… (read more)

Hi, everyone!

I found a similar solution but only for "Open link in new tab": you can go to about:config and change the preference named browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground. But I want the same thing for my saved bookmarks on Bookmarks Toolbar. Sometimes I need to open a few bookmarks from one folder and then I used for it middle-click or click on Open in new tab, but it switches to tab immediately and I should repeat a process again: click on a folder, find a bookmark, click on it, new tab opened and so on. So is there an option to open bookmarks in background tabs? How can I achieve that?

Asked by Maksym Pletiuk 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Add-on to replace Menu Mod or Menu Wizard

I was a long-time user of Menu Mod and did not update Firefox for years because it was phased out after V56. Now that I have updated to the newest version of Firefox, I c… (read more)

I was a long-time user of Menu Mod and did not update Firefox for years because it was phased out after V56. Now that I have updated to the newest version of Firefox, I cannot find a replacement for Menu Mod. Google recommends Menu Wizard but, that add-on has also been phased out. What add-on will allow users to edit the Firefox menus? And if there is not one, why? I am really regretting updated Firefox because of this.

Asked by jackmummert 1 year ago

Answered by Scribe 1 year ago

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How to locate and change Firefox Cache storage location

1) Because the built in options are ambiguous I want to flush the temporary Cache storage directory myself, but I can't find it. Where is it? 2) Then I want to relocat… (read more)

1) Because the built in options are ambiguous I want to flush the temporary Cache storage directory myself, but I can't find it. Where is it? 2) Then I want to relocate it, but here are Mozilla's instructions for how to reset it:

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To set Firefox's cache folder, first type “about:config” (omit quotes throughout) into the program's address bar and then hit “Enter.” Right-click on any of the displayed properties, select “New” and then select “String” to display the New String dialog box. Enter “browser.cache.disk.parent_directory” into the box and then click “OK” to display the New Value dialog box. Enter the full filepath to the folder you wish to use as the cache folder, and then click “OK.”

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Doesn't work.

So, after finding the current location and flushing it how do I change it?

Asked by i_am_jim1 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Address Bar is Justified Right

I must have accidentally hit a very special and mysterious combination of keys, because all of a sudden the text in my address bar is justified right, and it's making me … (read more)

I must have accidentally hit a very special and mysterious combination of keys, because all of a sudden the text in my address bar is justified right, and it's making me crazzzzzzyyyyy. Anyone have thoughts on how to get the text justified left again? Thanks!

I'm attaching a screenshot so you can see what I'm talking about.

Asked by gdorse 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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There is no ad-blocker. But Firefox says there is.

I'm on Win10 With Firefox 83.0. I cleared my history yesterday, and now when I try to watch video on CBS.com, I get this message: “This video is unavailable because we we… (read more)

I'm on Win10 With Firefox 83.0. I cleared my history yesterday, and now when I try to watch video on CBS.com, I get this message: “This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page. Error Code: 111”. I have no ad-blocking software that I know of. Can anyone give me a clue on what to do?

Asked by Shhhh...... 1 year ago

Answered by pojoho7699 1 year ago

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Firefox designers out to lunch?

Tried to send feedback on the supid move of close other/to right tabs off main right click menu and got this: Please check back soon We've paused submissions to this form… (read more)

Tried to send feedback on the supid move of close other/to right tabs off main right click menu and got this:

Please check back soon

We've paused submissions to this form so that we can improve how we collect feedback.

So now they not only won't listen to their users, remove all the complaints about UI changes we DON'T want or have any need for, now they don't even accept feedback. Guess they were overwhelmed.

Sheesh.

Frustrated Firefox user from Netscape v1.something (.7?). Time to move to Opera and leave Firefox to the idiots that don't know how or can't use a mouse to click the right option on a menu that "they" say is the reason for the moving of the options to a sub menu. At least they could give us an OPTION to put it back where it belongs. Ditto for the "megabar" stupidity that BLOCKS the view of my bookmarks toolbar!!!!

Asked by rwernst 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Deleted auto-fill entry still auto-fills in address bar (v83.0)

I'll occasionally run into Firefox auto-filling another website address I don't want, but I just figured out that it's Shift+Delete and not Delete to remove an auto-fill … (read more)

I'll occasionally run into Firefox auto-filling another website address I don't want, but I just figured out that it's Shift+Delete and not Delete to remove an auto-fill entry (a rather asinine change, I thought). Unfortunately, clearing out the unwanted address did not work and the address still auto-fills in the U.R.L. bar (see picture).

If deleting auto-fill entries doesn't actually work, what will?

I've always been curious about this, as well, but how does Firefox determine what address auto-fills if I type in a couple of letters? Does it keep a running tally of how many times I've searched for/visited a particular site and use that data? This would be useful to know for the future.

Asked by haltrman93 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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CTRL+ CTRL- zooming, is there a way to disable it?

i use google docs for school, and because of that i need to use sub and super scripts often, google has decided that CTRL + , is the shortcut but this also zooms in the p… (read more)

i use google docs for school, and because of that i need to use sub and super scripts often, google has decided that CTRL + , is the shortcut but this also zooms in the page.

Asked by that1guybutnotthefirst 1 year ago

Answered by that1guybutnotthefirst 1 year ago

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Page Actions Drop-down Menu

I have two defined log-in users on my custom-built Windows 7 Pro desktop. On the account I use, the last entry in the Page Actions menu the "Take a Screenshot" option lo… (read more)

I have two defined log-in users on my custom-built Windows 7 Pro desktop. On the account I use, the last entry in the Page Actions menu the "Take a Screenshot" option lo longer appears at the bottom of the menu. However, on the other account the "Take a Screenshot" option does appear? I can find nothing in the Firefox 83.0 "Options" or "Customize" menu that can affect the Page Actions menu in any way, nor can I see any apparent difference in any other option in effect between the two user accounts' settings? Any ideas on how I can get my "Take a Screenshot option back, short of uninstalling Firefox from the computer and re-installing, wiping out both users' bookmarks, add-ons, etc.? Thanks.

Asked by dick-lincoln 1 year ago

Answered by dick-lincoln 1 year ago