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Local domain brings up search results

When entering a local domain in the URL bar Firefox sends the request to a search engine instead of the DNS server. How can I stop this behaviour and switch back to how i… (read more)

When entering a local domain in the URL bar Firefox sends the request to a search engine instead of the DNS server. How can I stop this behaviour and switch back to how it was before?

Asked by menext 1 week ago

Answered by menext 1 week ago

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Tried Everything, Still no sound on Firefox!

OK, I have read (ad nauseum) every Fix to not getting sound while using Firefox. I disabled Hardware accelerated Graphics, Cleared cache, cleared history, disabled all ad… (read more)

OK, I have read (ad nauseum) every Fix to not getting sound while using Firefox. I disabled Hardware accelerated Graphics, Cleared cache, cleared history, disabled all addons, updated Firefox, uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox, etc. Nothing has brought the sound back.

I have sound on my computer and on games and in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge but not Firefox. Anyone know something that I may be missing? PLEASE HELP! I wish Mozilla had Tech Support! :(

Asked by waandrsn 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

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One site suddenly loads only page titles with no text or other content. All other sites work normally.

Until a few days ago, the site dailykos.com worked relatively normally. (By normally, I mean that the body of each article, including links and some of the embedded video… (read more)

Until a few days ago, the site dailykos.com worked relatively normally. (By normally, I mean that the body of each article, including links and some of the embedded videos/photos were there and could be read. The comments and some of the pictures have never loaded. I thought it might be due to my privacy settings or extensions, but those weren't that important to me, and I never tried to fix that.) Now the site's pages are blank except for the title (see screenshot). The site loads normally in Safari on my iMac, and in the latest version of Firefox on my wife's MacBook Pro. I've compared the settings between her copy of Firefox and mine, and I can't see any significant differences. (We are both still using MacOS Catalina, but plan to upgrade to Monterey very soon.)

Things I've tried that didn't work include restarting both Firefox and my Mac, clearing my cache (it was zero bytes, but I clicked "Clear" anyway), deleting all cookies, including any for Daily Kos, except for a few cookies I need to keep, disabling all my extensions (see photo) and turning off enhanced tracking protection for the site. After these actions, I restarted Firefox, but the DK pages are still empty. An Internet search found only a few articles about similar but not identical problems from several years ago to January 2022. A search of the Mozilla returned zero results.

I should mention that I -think- this started after one of the last two Firefox updates. I'm using version 105.0. I'm fresh out of ideas, and I'd appreciate any help the community or developers can give me. Thank you very much. - Don

Asked by pthg3 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Update 105.0 focus on address bar on startup

My Firefox (Windows 10) updated to 105.0 this morning. I have https://www.google.co.uk/ as my homepage and Firefox always used to focus on the Google webpage search bar o… (read more)

My Firefox (Windows 10) updated to 105.0 this morning. I have https://www.google.co.uk/ as my homepage and Firefox always used to focus on the Google webpage search bar on startup.

Now it focuses on the address bar instead (i.e. https://www.google.co.uk/ is selected). How can I make it focus on the webpage search bar on startup again instead?

I already found this thread from last year https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1334131 and tried changing browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar to false but it didn't have any noticeable effect and the issue is still present.

Many thanks.

Asked by puzzled42 1 week ago

Answered by Terry 1 week ago

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Tabs not being restored when restarting Firefox

I have tried searching all self help topics. I have tried all available settings options. I have upgraded to the latest version 104.0.2. However, nothing seems to fix my … (read more)

I have tried searching all self help topics. I have tried all available settings options. I have upgraded to the latest version 104.0.2. However, nothing seems to fix my problem which is that Firefox will not restore my previously open tabs when I reopen it. This problem started a few weeks ago. I have selected [Open previous windows and tabs] I have selected [Firefox will remember History]

Can you please help

Thanks Fred

Asked by mjbmail32-reg 2 weeks ago

Answered by mjbmail32-reg 1 week ago

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GMail log in

After several years using Firefox my log in to GMail ceased to work. The address shown (https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?pli=1) when I tried to log in produced no respon… (read more)

After several years using Firefox my log in to GMail ceased to work. The address shown (https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?pli=1) when I tried to log in produced no response whatsoever. Other websites loaded normally.

I tried Chrome instead and logged in successfully. I have restarted my computer but the problem remains.

Asked by geoffrey.collinge 1 week ago

Answered by geoffrey.collinge 1 week ago

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Can i disable ctrl + m shortcut?

Hi, Often the ctrl + m (mute tab) shortcut gets in my way while using the browser as i use this shortcut in something else. I would like to know if it is possible to disa… (read more)

Hi,

Often the ctrl + m (mute tab) shortcut gets in my way while using the browser as i use this shortcut in something else. I would like to know if it is possible to disable that.

Thanks. (Message written using Google Translate)

Asked by josevneves 1 month ago

Answered by Terry 1 month ago

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.Jpeg images don't zoom smaller in Firefox (they do in Safari)

Hi All, I' m having the issue that .jpeg images don't zoom smaller in Firefox (they do in Safari). I'm performing cmd-+/- on a Mac keyboard. Any ideas? Thank you, Russ M.… (read more)

Hi All,

I' m having the issue that .jpeg images don't zoom smaller in Firefox (they do in Safari). I'm performing cmd-+/- on a Mac keyboard.

Any ideas?

Thank you, Russ M.

Asked by contactruss 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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My website is not opening in Firefox.

Hey guys, whenever I tried to open my website in firefox the popup appear that unable to open it on this server but when I open my website on chrome it is working fine. I… (read more)

Hey guys, whenever I tried to open my website in firefox the popup appear that unable to open it on this server but when I open my website on chrome it is working fine. I am embarrassed please let me what should I have to do.

Asked by Ethan Levy 1 week ago

Answered by Ethan Levy 1 week ago

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Cursor focus goes to address bar, instead of search box, when opening a firefox window - started after 105.0 update.

See abstract. Updated to Firefox V105.0 today, and now the cursor starts in the address bar, instead of the search box middle of the page. I have tried that "about:config… (read more)

See abstract. Updated to Firefox V105.0 today, and now the cursor starts in the address bar, instead of the search box middle of the page. I have tried that "about:config handoff" fix and it doesn't work for me. I think this is about the third or fourth time we have lost the "cursor starts off in the search box" functionality in the last few years, after a Firefox update. Can you code writers leave it in the search box? Please?

Asked by MrSensible 1 week ago

Answered by MrSensible 1 week ago

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Homepages looks wrong in firefox.

For some reason, many homepages looks wrong when I'm using firefox from my laptop (mac). I don't know why and can't find any ways to make it better. Can anyone help me? H… (read more)

For some reason, many homepages looks wrong when I'm using firefox from my laptop (mac). I don't know why and can't find any ways to make it better. Can anyone help me?

Here's a photo showing the wrong looks at www.saluki.se

Asked by ninni.osterholm 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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Can't attach or download files

If I try to attach or download (only with the Always ask you where to save files option turned on) a file in any website, the browser doesn't open the Files window. Drag… (read more)

If I try to attach or download (only with the Always ask you where to save files option turned on) a file in any website, the browser doesn't open the Files window. Drag and drop works. I am able to choose the download folder from the settings and upload any folder, though.

I'm running Firefox 103.0.1 on Linux Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.

Asked by gabrielegagliardi23 3 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 weeks ago

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Update fault

After last update V104.0.2 fire fox will not allow me to access router to change settings message given, unable to connect, can I revert to previous version of firefox as… (read more)

After last update V104.0.2 fire fox will not allow me to access router to change settings message given, unable to connect, can I revert to previous version of firefox as always worked before update

Asked by allan.pool 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Add-on Hotkey Broken after v104

The hotkey for add-on "600% sound volume" has been broken since the last version of 103. (now 105.0 still not fixed) The hotkey is "Ctrl+Shift+v", which opens the pop-up … (read more)

The hotkey for add-on "600% sound volume" has been broken since the last version of 103. (now 105.0 still not fixed) The hotkey is "Ctrl+Shift+v", which opens the pop-up window of the add-on, and then it allows using arrow key and number to tweak the volume bar. Now all hotkey not working. The arrow keys do not work even if you manually open the pop-up window.

Asked by Jenee 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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Which version of portable firefox would be most secure getting updated once a month?

On my laptop, I run FDE as my daily driver, with the release version to handle my webmail. I also use portable firefox (from portableapps.com) as a browser to use while a… (read more)

On my laptop, I run FDE as my daily driver, with the release version to handle my webmail. I also use portable firefox (from portableapps.com) as a browser to use while at work, from a thumb drive. While using that portable verison, I usually just go to google image search, and a work site that would definitely be secure.

My question: I don't like to update the installation on my thumb drive very often, and occasionally work computers are very slow anyways. So if I were to update it no more often than once a month, which version of firefox would be most secure: Release, Beta, or Nightly?

If doing this is just dumb, then which version gets updated less often--it would be Release, correct?

Asked by prr 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Hyperlinks are not working on Outlook (running Windows 7 Pro).

When I click on an article or any link in Outlook, I get an error message that says, Your organization's policies are preventing us from completing this action for you. … (read more)

When I click on an article or any link in Outlook, I get an error message that says, Your organization's policies are preventing us from completing this action for you. For more info, please contact your help desk. I'm not an 'organization', just a user and obviously there's no help desk to contact, so I thought I'd reach out to see if someone might have a solution to this problem. I have already made sure that my default programs are set to Firefox for my browser and Outlook for my email and made sure all the defaults are selected. I have also run a full windows scan program which came up without any errors and I have run a registry scan that fixed every identified error. I'm still getting the same error message and the only way for me to open up an article or a link from an email is to 'copy hyperlink', open up a new tab in Firefox and select Paste and Go, which is driving me nuts and wasting a ton of time. I don't know what else to do at this point. I did find a document on the internet that has what it says is a method to resolve this exact error message problem, but the instructions are specific to Internet Explorer, not Firefox. I'm hesitant to find those same tools on Firefox (which is quite possible, though some of them are in different places on Firefox than they are on Internet Explorer). My concern comes with the fact that the final step will 'reset' every setting to it's default condition, so it seemed like a good idea to try to get some expert help before I perform such a drastic action. Also, I'm also making the assumption that if I did do a complete reset, I would be able to restore Firefox back via my most recent System Restore and it would bring back all my customizations, browers add-ons, personal settings, home pages history, cookies, privacy settings, etc. - but I'd like someone to weigh in on this. Thanks for any help anyone can provide.

Asked by laura2u 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

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Address bar bug after opening Firefox

After opening a new window in Firefox, it automatically enters and selects everything in the address bar. this has been happening since I downloaded the latest update for… (read more)

After opening a new window in Firefox, it automatically enters and selects everything in the address bar. this has been happening since I downloaded the latest update for Windows 10 (64-bit). I can't find any option to prevent this from happening. whatever is happening there, it's not useful to me.

Asked by laniakea_0 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago