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Making Firefox the default browser

I have a new MacBook Pro 2020 with MacOS Big Sur 11.0.1. I have made Firefox the default browser by going to the Apple menu and choosing System Preferences then choosing… (read more)

I have a new MacBook Pro 2020 with MacOS Big Sur 11.0.1. I have made Firefox the default browser by going to the Apple menu and choosing System Preferences then choosing General. I have also made Firefox the default browser by going to the Firefox menu and choosing Preferences then General. On that screen it says that Firefox is not my default browser and there is a box to click on that says "Make Default". I click on it then click on "use Firefox", but when I click on links in my email Safari still opens. Any suggestions.

Asked by skayj960 4 hours ago

Printing presentation on line with correct page orientation

I often need to print or download pdf presentation files from online sources which I used to do on Safari (I use imac) On Safari, the pdf presentation automatically rotat… (read more)

I often need to print or download pdf presentation files from online sources which I used to do on Safari (I use imac) On Safari, the pdf presentation automatically rotates on the print page, so then I can use "save as PDF" on portrait and everything looks good. (then I just rotate the file to landscape on Preview or PDFexpert to read the presentation).

When I try to do the same on Firefox, on the print page, the presentation does not rotate and remain landscape. The problem is, when I choose landscape to print, then the presentation is not centered on the page and skewed to one side so I get much wider margin on one side.

Is there a way to fix this issue?

I appreciate any advice or input!

Asked by 和音 6 hours ago

Firefox 83

Okay I just uploaded the new version of firefox I think 83, and every time I restart my computer or anything like that I have to re-log back into EVERYTHING. All my googl… (read more)

Okay I just uploaded the new version of firefox I think 83, and every time I restart my computer or anything like that I have to re-log back into EVERYTHING. All my google accounts everything that require a password. It has for the most part my passwords saved but it i a huge hassle especially since I work from home it eats up a lot of time.

It doesn't save my tabs I had left open either. I can get them back when I go to sync tabs but I have to do it one at a time. It literally takes me back to the "Important News: Changes to your Firefox" page every time and its been days and its super frustrating. If I have to do this every time I will have to switch over to chrome which would be a bummer. I have tried fixing it in my preferences section of firefox and made sure everything is lining up there so it should be saving my info but no matter what I do it just takes me back to that page along with my ad blocker and honey page as if it was my first time signing in

Please help I can't do this every time I log in

Asked by Raquel 2 days ago

Last reply by Raquel 1 day ago

Realms (protected directory), FF 83.0, OSX 10.14.6

Since the update, I'm unable to access ANY protected directories on any sites (those where a small modal dialog box appears at the top of the page asking for a uid/pwd pa… (read more)

Since the update, I'm unable to access ANY protected directories on any sites (those where a small modal dialog box appears at the top of the page asking for a uid/pwd pair and displaying the name of the realm above that). The dialog box doesn't even appear, the page does not change from its previous location, and the "I'm thinking" animation in the tab continues forever without ever seeing an error message.

Any suggestions? Must I downgrade? (uck)

Asked by buggyisalreadytaken 3 days ago

Last reply by buggyisalreadytaken 1 day ago

All my bookmarks have disappeared

Hi! Hoping someone can help. I opened Firefox and all of my bookmarks have vanished. The folders that used to contain them are still there and have my custom names, but … (read more)

Hi! Hoping someone can help.

I opened Firefox and all of my bookmarks have vanished. The folders that used to contain them are still there and have my custom names, but the folders are all empty.

I'm tried to restore the bookmarks from the backup within Firefox and it does not work.

I really need these for work and need help restoring them as soon as possible.

Can anyone help?

Asked by poormojo1 2 days ago

My godaddy domain name, when entered, doesn't open properly

I'm only having this problem with the Firefox browser on my laptop. When I try to visit my domain name (www.blanketsin.com), the browser only opens the server domain as … (read more)

I'm only having this problem with the Firefox browser on my laptop. When I try to visit my domain name (www.blanketsin.com), the browser only opens the server domain as www.livejournal.com when it should be opening my personal blog at slavezombie.livejournal.com. Is there a fix for this?

Asked by Bierde 2 days ago

html select is cutted by half on mac

Hello! I have a small problem with my firefox. I have iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch) with an additional screen (DELL U2412M) and when I have ff on this additional screen, bigg… (read more)

Hello! I have a small problem with my firefox. I have iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch) with an additional screen (DELL U2412M) and when I have ff on this additional screen, bigger select lists are cutted by half (look at first attached image, second = good view). As you can see, list is bigger than firefox shows. Second image is from main iMac screen. Do you have any idea how to fix this problem? It's site independent so it is not a css problem. I tried to refresh ff and to disable hardware acceleration.

Regards, Mateusz

Asked by mnowak998 2 days ago

Top sites icons not showing

(Crazy how I had to Google "How to post on Firefox forum" to post this. Anyway.) My Top sites are not showing icons in some random cases (screenshot 1), and I can't under… (read more)

(Crazy how I had to Google "How to post on Firefox forum" to post this. Anyway.)

My Top sites are not showing icons in some random cases (screenshot 1), and I can't understand what cases.

By default, the icons will show the first letter of the website name, i.e. "G" for Google Sheets, Google Forums, Google Drive etc. This is nearly useless, so I'm trying to add icons by linking the tiles to image files online (screenshot 2 shows WIX). However, some of them will show, some others won't.

I assume it has to do with the source of the image, whether it's official or not, but this still makes little sense. And if I add the website URL there instead of an image, it'll show me the full page in the icon, which wouldn't make sense to me.

How could I solve this?

Thank you

Asked by muvuth 3 days ago

Loss of tabs for no reason.

Four times now I lost all the tabs I had been saving in Firefox. No explanation, and no apparent way to recover them. Why does this happen? Is there a way to recover them… (read more)

Four times now I lost all the tabs I had been saving in Firefox. No explanation, and no apparent way to recover them. Why does this happen? Is there a way to recover them? I don't have this problem with other browsers. Very frustrating, because some are regularly used references. Some are hard to recall from scratch once they are suddenly gone.

Asked by skyelight728 3 days ago

Firefox Relay Survey issue

The Firefox Relay website has a link to a survey for users. I was unable to submit the survey in any browser (firefox, chrome, or safari) . It kept flagging an error that… (read more)

The Firefox Relay website has a link to a survey for users. I was unable to submit the survey in any browser (firefox, chrome, or safari) .

It kept flagging an error that I hadn't filled out the last question (which browsers I use on a regular basis.) even though it was filled out.

Anyway thought you all might want to know in case you haven't been getting survey responses.

Asked by Luke 3 days ago

Unable to install

I have been trying to install Firefox on a Windows computer running Windows 10 Pro. I have two users on the computer. I have installed Firefox successfully on the main us… (read more)

I have been trying to install Firefox on a Windows computer running Windows 10 Pro. I have two users on the computer. I have installed Firefox successfully on the main user but every time I try to install for the second user, it does not install. it says it failed and leaves a strange icon on the desktop which, when I click, it deletes the file. I am not sure why. I have installed the same on 11 other computers with two users and no problem with those ones.

Asked by susie9 3 days ago

Scrolling thru windows

I'd like to be able to scroll thru windows, but when I use command ~, it only scrolls thru the tabs that are open. How can I scroll thru ALL of the windows? Mac OS High S… (read more)

I'd like to be able to scroll thru windows, but when I use command ~, it only scrolls thru the tabs that are open. How can I scroll thru ALL of the windows?

Mac OS High Sierra

Asked by fl4321 3 days ago

Sign up for FireFox forum

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum? I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct. I try to set up a new account and the security que… (read more)

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum?

I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct.

I try to set up a new account and the security question "how many letters in Mozilla" doesn't work. The answer is 7, but says it's wrong. WFT?

Help windslarry@gmail.com

Asked by fl4321 3 days ago

Firefox Menu Bar Unresponsive

Hi, my Firefox Menu bar always randomly stops responding... the "Apple" Menu & the "Firefox" Menu (About, Prefs., Hide/Show, Quit both still work, but not the rest o… (read more)

Hi, my Firefox Menu bar always randomly stops responding... the "Apple" Menu & the "Firefox" Menu (About, Prefs., Hide/Show, Quit both still work, but not the rest of the Firefox menus (File, Edit, View, History, Bookmarks, Tools, Window, Help)... those randomly become unresponsive, then total stop when using Firefox...)

Is there a setting in Firefox, or is there a way using Apple's Activity Monitor, or a Terminal command to force a restart of the Menu bars? this is getting very annoying LOL

Asked by 4ryca09 3 days ago

Change to a new computer

Hi! I want to change the Computer or want make my computer new, whats means I want start my Computer like brand new, before I install MacOs11. Now the question: How can … (read more)

Hi! I want to change the Computer or want make my computer new, whats means I want start my Computer like brand new, before I install MacOs11. Now the question: How can I take or save all the Passwords, the tabs, the links etc to the "new" computer? Thanks! Willi

please answer in a simple english, mys is not so well to understand all spezial english words. Thanks

Asked by w.nebelung 4 days ago

Can I get Firefox on macOS to show an update notification icon somewhere?

I use Firefox Developer Edition (84.0b4) on macOS and pretty much never restart Firefox. Because of this I frequently miss updates. Chrome shows an update badge on the me… (read more)

I use Firefox Developer Edition (84.0b4) on macOS and pretty much never restart Firefox. Because of this I frequently miss updates. Chrome shows an update badge on the menu icon in the toolbar.

Is this built into Firefox aswell? I couldn't find anything like this and there doesn't seem to be an addon for this either.

Asked by Strayer 4 days ago

Mac Browser: How Do I Change the Frame Zoom Shortcut: Cmd>2-FingerTrackpadScroll

Re: MacBookPro circa 2013, macOS10.14.6, current and past versions of Firefox, Using YouNeedABudget.com, Attempted Help: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/mouse-sho… (read more)

Re: MacBookPro circa 2013, macOS10.14.6, current and past versions of Firefox, Using YouNeedABudget.com,

  Attempted Help:  https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/mouse-shortcuts-perform-common-tasks

YNAB is a personal finance budgeting system that I have used instead of Quicken for the past 10 years. Recently I updated my YNAB functionality from downloaded YNAB4 to server-based subscription nYNAB, which hasn't been equipped with all features for Safari, but is super-equipped (via TookKit developers) in Firefox. When I use Command Key to select multiple transactions in nYNAB, and then use the 2-finger scroll function on trackpad to find more below the visible range, the frame zooms out to infinitesimally small font, obviously making the font too small to recognize characters. Recovering previous font is tedious at best and frustrating to waste time and risks a loss of task concentration. The referenced Support Page doesn't even mention this action. This action does not occur in Safari, by the way, nor do I believe it is unique to nYNAB when using Firefox.

Please kill this apparently inadvertent Zoom action and substitute a MacTrackpad-friendly shortcut in next release. Thank you.

Asked by wlae2 4 days ago

duplicate notifications Firefox 83 under Big Sur (YouTube problem only)

Hey all, I've encountered a strange behavior with Firefox 83 under macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 where if I have desktop notifications enabled for YouTube enabled, I'll get duplic… (read more)

Hey all, I've encountered a strange behavior with Firefox 83 under macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 where if I have desktop notifications enabled for YouTube enabled, I'll get duplicate notifications. For example, If I have one notification waiting from YouTube when launching Firefox, I'll see it twice when opening notification center. This doesn't happen, if Firefox is running and notifications come in, and it only happens with YouTube.

Also, This didn't seem to be a problem on Firefox 82.0.3 when I initially upgraded to Big Sur. It seems to have started with version 83.

I have completely deleted all firefox data and settings, and started fresh to confirm it wasn't corrupted settings, and it doesn't appear to be. I also asked about this in #Firefox on freenode, but after a couple hours of waiting never got an answer: so trying here today.

I've also searched, and no one else seems to have reported this issue, other than me. Is this a known issue, or am I the first? Also, is there anything I can do outside waiting for a firefox update / big sure updates? For now, I have disabled desktop notifications in YouTube settings as that's the only problem site I'm experiencing. This seems to be a firefox, and Youtube specific issue, as the latest version of Chrome is also set to deliver me notifications, and those work correctly, as well as do all other notifications, both system, and app.

If there is anything I can do to resolve this, please let me know.

Thanks

Asked by the.borking.chef 4 days ago