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v.89 proton disabled

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want. I would like to have a simple selection in FF … (read more)

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want.

I would like to have a simple selection in FF Preferences to turn OFF the Proton stuff. I am not an IT geek and I'm not comfortable doing things like changing CSS code - if I knew how to do that stuff, I'd be using Linux not Windows. Since I'm stuck with Windows, I rely on a good browser like FF v.88 to take care of the technical stuff.

Version 89 seems to be OK with Proton shut off, but I hear this is a temporary fix. I also don't know if shutting off Proton fixed the spacing nightmare in Bookmarks - I lost mine reloading v.88 and haven't had a chance to look for them. (v.89 is on the PC upstairs - this one is still on v.88.)

For some context on the anger at FF's change, those of us who use Facebook on a regular basis were forced into a horrendous update in late 2021 which barely works, and Facebook continuously changes code, fixing what isn't broken. To find that the browser we've relied on for years did the same with no warning is very upsetting.

I'd like to get a message directly to Mozilla but "Submit Feedback" has been shut down for over a week.

Asked by fidservant 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

cache not clearing

Suddenly, cache is not emptying when 'Clear data' is used. Also suddenly, 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' preference is faded out/ unavailable. 'N… (read more)

Suddenly, cache is not emptying when 'Clear data' is used. Also suddenly, 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' preference is faded out/ unavailable. 'Never remember history' is checked as usual but cache does not clear when Firefox is closed. All cookies and data cleared without problem 2 days ago. This has never happened before.

Asked by ssmith205 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Hello! I have a question about MozillaVPN. There is a monthly payment transaction activity to my Mozilla VPN account from my bank, but no payment information was shown on my Mozilla account for paid subscribe VPN? Thank you

Hello! I have a question about MozillaVPN. There is a monthly payment transaction activity to my Mozilla VPN account from my bank, but no payment information was shown o… (read more)

Hello! I have a question about MozillaVPN. There is a monthly payment transaction activity to my Mozilla VPN account from my bank, but no payment information was shown on my Mozilla account for paid subscribe VPN? Thank you

Asked by fangfang19701014 1 month ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 month ago

Tab crashed when open a web page

I just used pacman to update to the latest Firefox, but the tab crashed each time I open a new web page ( I can open settings, about:xxx and etc... ). I tried Troubleshoo… (read more)

I just used pacman to update to the latest Firefox, but the tab crashed each time I open a new web page ( I can open settings, about:xxx and etc... ). I tried Troubleshoot Firefox crashes and it did not crash in troubleshoot mode. Then I tried extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-extensions-themes-to-fix-problems but non of these options solved the problem. I disabled all extensions, themes and hardware acceleration, and it reported the same error.

Asked by 2014762174a 1 week ago

Last reply by Yegorius 4 days ago

how to deny permission to about:logins

hello i have a pc with some saved password to my firefox browser and my Employee use this password to login to these account and do her jobs the thing is i want to my E… (read more)

hello i have a pc with some saved password to my firefox browser and my Employee use this password to login to these account and do her jobs the thing is i want to my Employee use this passwords but she has not access to see and save or export from passwords in lockwise or about:logins is there any way that i can deny access to this address about:logins?

Asked by farhad_fm_2012 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

Bookmarks, Logins/Passwords lost

I upgraded(?) to Firefox 89, which I found unusable. I found the Mozilla-supplied link to backtrack to FF88. 88 downloaded and installed, but did not copy Bookmarks, Logi… (read more)

I upgraded(?) to Firefox 89, which I found unusable. I found the Mozilla-supplied link to backtrack to FF88. 88 downloaded and installed, but did not copy Bookmarks, Logins/Passwords.

Any guidance to retrieving these will be much appreciated.

Asked by captainwebb 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Add-ons don't show up in the tool bar or tool bar customization menu (yes they are all enabled and have been turned on and off again)

so for a while now, I don't know exactly but it has lasted throughout several updates, a bunch of my add-ons have decided to not show up in any menu where I can actually … (read more)

so for a while now, I don't know exactly but it has lasted throughout several updates, a bunch of my add-ons have decided to not show up in any menu where I can actually use them, they are listen in the actual add-ons manager and they are all enabled and up-to-date. I have un- and reinstalled all of the absentees several times over, I have done the reset thingy in the tool bar customization menu and have followed just about every piece of advice for similar issues on this forum and many others yet the majority of my add-ons still choose to feign non-existence. if it's helpful at all the culprit that alerted me to the problem was the YouTube Enhancer but it actually extends retroactively to add-ons I had installed way before that one that used to work fine. Also, and I can't say this with 100% certainty, I think at this point this problem applies to every new add-on I install, obviously I have only really seen it happen with the few add-ons I installed since this whole thing started so who knows if I'm just having bad luck picking add-ons that are shy. I have also disabled and re-enabled the add-ons that actually work and generally shifted everything around I case the 4 working add-ons are somehow blocking the all the others from being shown. I really really hope someone can help me with this because it's kind of frustrating being completely unable to actually use the majority of my add-ons :/

Asked by merzi1996 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Firefox Update

I realize now if I don't immediately allow updates then my ability to start up my computer after shutting down is delayed for ... an hour or more. I don't want to allow … (read more)

I realize now if I don't immediately allow updates then my ability to start up my computer after shutting down is delayed for ... an hour or more. I don't want to allow updates, as they are becoming more frequent; i can only assume they are in league with the likes of a microsoft update which is, essentially, a fishing device to scan my computer to record my searches and communications so they might sell that information, or, for other more nefarious reasons. i HAVE stopped the ability to update from Windows - internally. Just because I'm paranoid doesn't mean "they're" not out to get me, right? Funny, huh? There's one other thing, however. I can't communicate with customers. And when I can't communicate with customers, I LOSE MONEY. ... fix it. I don't mean a patch over a patch over another patch. Maybe a line of code? Anybody there?? That's what I thought.

Asked by williamsorlien 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Bookmark menu

Is there anyway to restore the format (compactness) of the Bookmark Menus without setting the Automatic Updates to not automatically update and then downloading the 88.0.… (read more)

Is there anyway to restore the format (compactness) of the Bookmark Menus without setting the Automatic Updates to not automatically update and then downloading the 88.0.1 version? I hate to not have the Automatic Updates, for obvious reasons, but don't want to use the double space of the Bookmarks even more.

Asked by mnt1cabin 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Firefox constantly says "Download update"

Firefox constantly says "Download update", but never lets the user know when the update has been downloaded, or change the pop up message to "ready to restart"; it just k… (read more)

Firefox constantly says "Download update", but never lets the user know when the update has been downloaded, or change the pop up message to "ready to restart"; it just keeps saying "Download update".

Please add code to let the user know when the update has been downloaded and the browser is ready to restart.

Asked by dhermosillo1 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Batch remove obsolete logins

Hi, I'd like to batch delete ~100 old logins from Firefox. Previous forum posts suggested using these URLs to access password management: chrome://passwordmgr/content/pas… (read more)

Hi, I'd like to batch delete ~100 old logins from Firefox.

Previous forum posts suggested using these URLs to access password management: chrome://passwordmgr/content/passwordManager.xul and chrome://passwordmgr/content/passwordManager.xhtml but neither work on FF88.0b2 64bit on macOS 10.14.6

Thanks

Asked by dm4n 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Websites with google analytics slower

Has anyone noticed that many websites that use google tracking and analytics seem to work a lot slower on firefox than on chrome? I know most sites have some form on goog… (read more)

Has anyone noticed that many websites that use google tracking and analytics seem to work a lot slower on firefox than on chrome? I know most sites have some form on google tracking on them but some in particular work a lot slower on firefox than on chrome. In particular udemy.com, as well as my.onexamination.com I feel this is an issue due to firefox privacy containers, as the tracking on these websites is trying to get information which firefox is denying it, causing a delay in resolution. I prefer firefox but I am starting to use chrome for such websites. Any way I can speed up things on firefox and avoid chrome altogether?

Asked by shivjitbagga 2 months ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 2 months ago

Firefox Developer Edition On Ubuntu - Update Hassles

On Ubuntu, FFDE can be configured to 1. Auto-update - but it just displays a message saying that it cannot update 2. Download updates and request permission to install t… (read more)

On Ubuntu, FFDE can be configured to

1. Auto-update - but it just displays a message saying that it cannot update

2. Download updates and request permission to install them - all it does is display a message saying a new update is available

I think this all stems from the fact that FFDE at present has to be manually installed on Ubuntu. Why this is so, I cannot fathom - maybe someone here has an answer to why open sourced op system users are inconvenienced by Firefox.

It's feasible to script an update procedure to Ubuntu for FFDE. But this will not stop the annoying (every 2 hours) pop-ups about new updates being available - even when there is no new update there . . .

Maybe FFDE could simply stop automatic update reminders altogether. Users can decide (or script) for themselves if they want to update.

Asked by tamjk 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Debugging Tutorial

Got to be kidding. The Firefox tutorial is the pits. The worst I seen yet. Is there a developers Firefox manual to be had, because the browser educational platform is … (read more)

Got to be kidding. The Firefox tutorial is the pits. The worst I seen yet. Is there a developers Firefox manual to be had, because the browser educational platform is the just the worst I seen in years?

Asked by mcv57 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

"help > Send feedback" is not working

Firefox Developer Edition 88.0b9(64-Bit) I'm unable to send feedback. I always get the same text, which can be seen on the screenshot. I already tried incognito mode and … (read more)

Firefox Developer Edition 88.0b9(64-Bit)

I'm unable to send feedback. I always get the same text, which can be seen on the screenshot. I already tried incognito mode and with disabled add-ons.

Asked by Flekay 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago