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Cannot select front or rear camera

Hi, When I go to Facebook on Mozilla and try to use the messenger app to run a video call (using microsoft surface running windows 10), the default camera is my rear faci… (read more)

Hi,

When I go to Facebook on Mozilla and try to use the messenger app to run a video call (using microsoft surface running windows 10), the default camera is my rear facing camera. There is no toggle i can see to switch it to the front camera. I cannot do so in window settings and have spoken with Microsoft support which tells me to call mozilla support. I cannot do it in any of the facebook settings either. I cannot do it with camera settings in mozilla either. I can use the front camera successfully from chrome! I can from Edge! I can from Zoom. I like mozilla and want to keep using it but if I can't resolve this I will likely just switch to chrome permanently. Please let me know how to select the default camera in mozilla. Thank you.

Asked by amely 8 months ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 8 months ago

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for several months now firefox completely stops working when there is an update waiting

it will literally stop working, no refresh, no navigation, sites fail to load properly sometimes all controls in the ui refuse to respond at all. The fix is always to shu… (read more)

it will literally stop working, no refresh, no navigation, sites fail to load properly sometimes all controls in the ui refuse to respond at all. The fix is always to shut down firefox, then on restart the new update installs and everything is fine. I find this as unacceptable as win 10 deciding it wants to reboot while you're working. This problem seems really intentional on mozilla's part and I the user should determine when I am done using the browser and ready to install an update, not the browser itself.

Asked by swagnyc 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Malicious link

Whenever I open firefox lately, my virus catcher (Kespersky) comes up with this message "Malicious link Blocked flplayer" I have scanned the computer for this file but it… (read more)

Whenever I open firefox lately, my virus catcher (Kespersky) comes up with this message "Malicious link Blocked flplayer" I have scanned the computer for this file but it does not show up. I am running windows 10 Has anyone else had this problem and know how to remove it

Asked by tonedeaf 8 months ago

Last reply by tonedeaf 8 months ago

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Thermal printer doesn't print after update to Firefox 82.0

Printing at thermal printer works before. After firefox update itself to 82.0 version - printer roll out only 1cm of clean paper. At about:config was tried all: print_pap… (read more)

Printing at thermal printer works before. After firefox update itself to 82.0 version - printer roll out only 1cm of clean paper. At about:config was tried all: print_paper_height, print_paper_weight, print_shrink_to_fit, dosen other options. Printing works only if i set print.tab_modal.enabled to true. But i need silent print also, and with print.always_print_silent it's not working.

Asked by krozavrang 8 months ago

Last reply by krozavrang 8 months ago

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Pinned sites that can't be removed

I downloaded a virus that made my default browser some chinese one and it also pinned all of these tabs to my search bar. They are no where to be found in my browsing his… (read more)

I downloaded a virus that made my default browser some chinese one and it also pinned all of these tabs to my search bar. They are no where to be found in my browsing history. I have already ran a couple virus scans and removed a crypto mining program that had been installed on my pc. Now i just need help removing the pins.

Asked by dperrinu 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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Getting rid of Duckduckgo

I installed the Duckduckgo extension and decided after a week that I didn't want to use it any longer. I disabled the extension and in Preferences/Search selected Google … (read more)

I installed the Duckduckgo extension and decided after a week that I didn't want to use it any longer. I disabled the extension and in Preferences/Search selected Google to once again be my default search engine. But, when I do a search, Duckduckgo comes up as the default, and when I look in Preferences/Search it again shows as the default. I went back into extensions and totally removed Duckduckgo, reset Google again as the default but it reverts to Duckduckgo. I went into One-Click Search Engines and removed Duckduckgo, but then when I try to select my default search engine there are no search engines from which to choose. I clicked on Restore Default Search Engines but then I'm back to Duckduckgo being the default search engine. I've spent hours searching online with no success. How do I get rid of it and get Google back as my default? I'm using Firefox 82.0 on an iMac running Catalina. I updated to 82.0 hoping that might solve the issue, but no luck.

Asked by philmguy 8 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 months ago

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FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks -- How ? I like to keep a copy on my computer . I do not wish to do a SYNC . Why do I need to do a SYNC -- I like to keep my info to m… (read more)

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks -- How ? I like to keep a copy on my computer . I do not wish to do a SYNC .

Why do I need to do a SYNC -- I like to keep my info to me and not all over the internet /cloud .

Asked by UgotNO1 8 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 months ago

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Change my FireFox account email

1. Yahoo is or has closed my account because I chose not to upgrade to their new system. How do I change my Firefox account using my new email ([email]@wavecable.com) … (read more)

1. Yahoo is or has closed my account because I chose not to upgrade to their new system. How do I change my Firefox account using my new email ([email]@wavecable.com) ? 2. for some time I have been unable to print articles from the internet using Firefox while I can with Microsoft Explorer. I prefer to stay with Firefox except for this one inconvenience. I mentioned this to my printer support (Brother Printer) and they said that they could not help me and that I would need to go to Firefox Support.

My old Yahoo may not be working so please use my new email (xxx @wavecable.com)

Thank you very much for your help

Dick Nehls

Asked by dick.nehls 8 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 months ago

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Address bar search and suggestions not working

I updated firefox with the Update Manager in Linux Mint to version "82.0+linuxmint4+ulyana". The address bar doesn't give any suggestions (for example when partially typ… (read more)

I updated firefox with the Update Manager in Linux Mint to version "82.0+linuxmint4+ulyana".

The address bar doesn't give any suggestions (for example when partially typing "you", "youtube.com" used to show up) and search doesn't go to google search anymore. If I enter just one word as the search term and press enter, it takes 5-6 seconds and I am taken to that website (for example searching "facebook" takes me to facebook.com). Searching something gibberish like "asdasd" takes me to a page to buy that domain). Searching something with a space in it like "asd asd" and pressing enter doesn't do anything. Even clicking the "Go" arrow doesnt do anything.

My history is there in the histroy tab and all the suggestions options in preferences are already set.

Asked by prateek.saini.1999 8 months ago

Answered by prateek.saini.1999 8 months ago

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why firefox push ads on my bookmarks?

I'm using firefox 82.0 (64 bit) and I haven't added this bookmark before(look at images).But it appeared today. It's a link to https://s.click.taobao.com/rFGLKvu ,A shopp… (read more)

I'm using firefox 82.0 (64 bit) and I haven't added this bookmark before(look at images).But it appeared today. It's a link to https://s.click.taobao.com/rFGLKvu ,A shopping site like Amazon Is that because I am using a localized firefox?(Chinese version) But I downloaded it from mozilla.org

Asked by wwwwyccom 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Cannot connect to google.com in any browser.

I'm unable to connect to google.com.Whenever I search anything on search bar it says "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue" in any browser even after the wifi is not… (read more)

I'm unable to connect to google.com.Whenever I search anything on search bar it says "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue" in any browser even after the wifi is not connected. Please help.

Asked by Godsmantra47 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Google Search

Received notification this morning that I received the latest and greatest update from Firefox. Ever since receiving that notification, every time I do a Google Search, i… (read more)

Received notification this morning that I received the latest and greatest update from Firefox. Ever since receiving that notification, every time I do a Google Search, it comes back with response from Yahoo. My default Search engine is Google yet I can't receive anything back from Google. It won't even allow me to get in to Google Maps. What gives?

Asked by CGDoc 8 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Firefix home page wont'load, remains blank

I'm using Firefox browser on Linux mint, my Firefox homepage which is the default option wont load and remain blank no matter what. What should I do, please help. I reall… (read more)

I'm using Firefox browser on Linux mint, my Firefox homepage which is the default option wont load and remain blank no matter what. What should I do, please help. I really need it.

Asked by ayush.ram691 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Firefox slow download speed

Over the last few days, my average donwload speed for files, applications or whatever ia arouns 200 kB/sec, but my internet is capable of 100 mb/s. This only started happ… (read more)

Over the last few days, my average donwload speed for files, applications or whatever ia arouns 200 kB/sec, but my internet is capable of 100 mb/s. This only started happening over the past few days. Why is this happening?

Asked by Daniil 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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picture in picture

Hi everybody! This new function "picture in picture" is bothering and prenvents from concentrating on the main subject. I tried everything announced to stop it including … (read more)

Hi everybody! This new function "picture in picture" is bothering and prenvents from concentrating on the main subject. I tried everything announced to stop it including menu > options > deactivate control... but it still invites itself, no possible control. How may I stop that completely??? tks Lionel

Asked by Seylione 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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Can't change print paper size

Hi, So the default paper size for the printer keeps on defaulting to letter. When we require A4. In previous versions this could be fixed by changing paper_data to 9. How… (read more)

Hi,

So the default paper size for the printer keeps on defaulting to letter. When we require A4.

In previous versions this could be fixed by changing paper_data to 9.

However on the latest version of Firefox this option is no longer there. Instead it is replaced with print_paper_id. I have tried different values and this will not work.

Any ideas on how we can get this to default to A4 as the paper size?

Thanks.

Asked by rog3 8 months ago

Last reply by rog3 8 months ago