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Why won't LastPass extension install after it was disabled with FF update to vers. 71?

LastPass was installed and running until Firefox automatically upgraded to ver. 71 and now it's been disabled. Even though LastPass is a "recommended" extension, when I t… (read more)

LastPass was installed and running until Firefox automatically upgraded to ver. 71 and now it's been disabled. Even though LastPass is a "recommended" extension, when I try to re-install from Mozilla I get the message "an unexpected error occurred during installation" (see attached file). LP users report the same problem on their site but it's clearly a Firefox 71 problem (LP works fine will all my other browsers).

Asked by laurie.nyc 5 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 5 months ago

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open link in new tab

I do not know how to make sure that firefox opens links in a new tab. In Preferences I checked the option 'always open in a new tab instead of a new window' but that doe… (read more)

I do not know how to make sure that firefox opens links in a new tab. In Preferences I checked the option 'always open in a new tab instead of a new window' but that does not work: links are always opened in the same tab but not in a new one. How to make that happen?

Asked by okkehel 2 months ago

Answered by McCoy 2 months ago

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Although location is set to block, some sites still redirect to their localized versions

I am living in Spain, and browse in English. Often when I do a search with Google, although the result is linking to a page in English, the final page is in the one for t… (read more)

I am living in Spain, and browse in English. Often when I do a search with Google, although the result is linking to a page in English, the final page is in the one for the Spanish market (es_Es).

A good example is the Seagate website. Even direct links from other forums are redirected to their Spanish version. Also, after cleaning cache for Seagate sites, restarting, AND trying it in a Private Window.

My config: macOs 10.15.4 set to UK English. Firefox Dev Edition 76.0b3, (language same as OS) with: - Privacy & Security: Enhanced Tracking Protection > Standard - Privacy & Security: Locations > "Block new requests asking to access your location" checked - about:config > geo.enabled set to false. Google Search Region Settings are set to "United States". –

Thank you!

Asked by quasi 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Can I turn off location bar enlargement on focus?

I hate how now when I use Cmd-L or click on the location/search bar, it 'magnifies' or gets bigger. I find it gets in the way of the bookmarks bar. I don't need this, fin… (read more)

I hate how now when I use Cmd-L or click on the location/search bar, it 'magnifies' or gets bigger. I find it gets in the way of the bookmarks bar. I don't need this, find it aesthetically unpleasant, and would love to be able to turn it off. I'm sure it was a 'feature' that was added in some recent update - why not make it configurable? Or maybe it is and I can't see how to adjust it?

Asked by Jamie Kravitz 3 weeks ago

Answered by Eve 3 weeks ago

YouTube with Firefox

I can't use YouTube with Firefox on Mac. When I open YouTube, it acts like it is stuck and keeps reloading a previous page, over and over every 3 seconds so I can't click… (read more)

I can't use YouTube with Firefox on Mac. When I open YouTube, it acts like it is stuck and keeps reloading a previous page, over and over every 3 seconds so I can't click on anything. Strange. Yes, I cleared the Cache and it didn't help. I had an old mac and had the same problem and my new mac was just purchased this year. Any ideas?

Asked by Gordon 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

error message

I am getting an error message at the bottom of the page when I use Firefox. It says Mozilla Firefox seems slow... to... start. And wants me to click on a button to find o… (read more)

I am getting an error message at the bottom of the page when I use Firefox. It says Mozilla Firefox seems slow... to... start. And wants me to click on a button to find out how to speed it up. Is this genuine and from Mozilla or is it a scam? I know I am probably sounding a bit paranoid but I am really careful these days. Cheers, Dave

Asked by davepoole 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Me aparece un msj diciendo que la cuenta no esta activa

Hola me parece interesante la folosofía de Mozila y me gustaría ayudar traduciendo algunos artículos al español, pero no me queda claro los pasos a seguir. Traté de conta… (read more)

Hola me parece interesante la folosofía de Mozila y me gustaría ayudar traduciendo algunos artículos al español, pero no me queda claro los pasos a seguir. Traté de contactar a uno de los líderes de proyecto mas no sé porqué me redireccionó a otro lado. Por otra parte el vinculo para iniciarse en SUMO parecía estar roto. Sería de ayuda si me escriben directamente al correo o pudiera ponerse en contacto conmigo alguno de los lideres de proyectos a ver cómo puedo ayudar en el proceso.

Asked by duendeintemporal 1 week ago

Unexplained popus

Hello, I trust my email finds you well. On two occasions recently I googled something and when I click on the page I wish to visit, a popup appears with celebrations rain… (read more)

Hello,

I trust my email finds you well.

On two occasions recently I googled something and when I click on the page I wish to visit, a popup appears with celebrations raining from the top of the screen and then a survey follows.

Please see the images I uploaded here.

Is this a virus / malware or legit or a popup that got past ad-block plus?

Looking forward to hearing from you. Schalk

Asked by schalas 1 week ago

Last reply by McCoy 6 days ago

gmail in tab displays [object window]

I have a tab with gmail (mail.google.com). When I go to another tab and then come back it occationalls displays "[object window]". This only happens occasionally and is… (read more)

I have a tab with gmail (mail.google.com). When I go to another tab and then come back it occationalls displays "[object window]". This only happens occasionally and is fixed when I refresh the tab. Any ideas on what might be causing this problem? Thanks.

Asked by dtaenzer 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

How do I force the Firefox browser most recently used to be the profile to open new links?

I am currently using two separate profiles for Firefox browser - one personal and one for work. I have both open at all times on one machine. When I click on a link from … (read more)

I am currently using two separate profiles for Firefox browser - one personal and one for work. I have both open at all times on one machine. When I click on a link from Slack (for work), it always opens in my personal Firefox browser which it usually cannot open since I need to be logged into my work account.

How do I set it up so that the link will open in the profile that was most recently used vs the default profile?

Asked by moonxkang 1 week ago

I can no longer download files on firefox

I can no longer download files on firefox - The last file I downloaded was on May 21 2020 12:41am After that files would begin and stop. I have move over to another brow… (read more)

I can no longer download files on firefox - The last file I downloaded was on May 21 2020 12:41am After that files would begin and stop. I have move over to another browser that does not have any issues. What can I do? Mac OS 10.13.5

Asked by alexmark 1 week ago

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Just installed Firefox, can't upload files?

I can't upload any files on any website. For example, trying to share photos on Facebook – nothing happens. It's supposed to bring up the Finder menu and let me pick the … (read more)

I can't upload any files on any website. For example, trying to share photos on Facebook – nothing happens. It's supposed to bring up the Finder menu and let me pick the file to upload.

I just switched over from Chrome and am on MacOS.

Asked by mitulxshah 6 days ago

Answered by mitulxshah 5 days ago

Firefox Sync, log out and privacy

Hi everyone, I was wondering if there is a possibility to delete automatically bookmarks, passwords, etc, when I logged out of firefox sync? It can be useful for example … (read more)

Hi everyone, I was wondering if there is a possibility to delete automatically bookmarks, passwords, etc, when I logged out of firefox sync? It can be useful for example when I am working on a computer other than my own. Thanks for your help. Emmanuel

Asked by emmanuel.quillet 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Firefox for Mac

when Firefox is closed and a link is clicked, firefox opens with 2 windows, one with the link location and one with my home page. This happens without fail, so when an em… (read more)

when Firefox is closed and a link is clicked, firefox opens with 2 windows, one with the link location and one with my home page. This happens without fail, so when an email with a link that I want to open is pressed with the app closed. It doesnt happen if Firefox is already open. This has been going on for months, I have reinstalled OSX Catalina to see if that was the problem but to no avail.

Does anyone have any ideas

Mike

Asked by gitarman41 6 days ago

Last reply by gitarman41 1 day ago

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missing menus in menu bar on a mac

Hi There, Please see the attached image. As you can see there are no menus to select in the top menu bar. When i scroll through they drop down but show nothing or parti… (read more)

Hi There, Please see the attached image. As you can see there are no menus to select in the top menu bar. When i scroll through they drop down but show nothing or partial info.

Can you help? Is this a software or hardwear issue? I do not have this problem with any other software on my mac.

Asked by Richard Levis Design 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 days ago

Why does not Firefox supports Touch Bar completely?

Hi, I always use Firefox. I wonder why Microsoft Edge which was born later than Firefox supports Touch Bar completely, on the other hand Firefox which was born so long be… (read more)

Hi, I always use Firefox.

I wonder why Microsoft Edge which was born later than Firefox supports Touch Bar completely, on the other hand Firefox which was born so long before Edge doesn't support Touch Bar completely?

TouchBar on Firefox show static buttons only. It's so stupid, I think.

The features of Media Scrubber and going to registered site on top sites can be only operated on Touch Bar, but going to previous/forward page, opening new tab, and reloading page is also available on keyboard shortcut.

I think it is meaningless that supports only these features that can be operated by keyboard. It is worth supporting features that can be only operated by TouchBar such as Media Scrubber.


I want Mozilla to support these feature of Touch Bar like Media Scrubber completely because I love Firefox.

Asked by Uhucream 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Gmail web interface some images in email not displayed

I am running Firefox v76.0.1 64bit on an iMac. Suddenly in Gmail emails accessed by the web interface are showing no images with the broken image link, some are showing … (read more)

I am running Firefox v76.0.1 64bit on an iMac.

Suddenly in Gmail emails accessed by the web interface are showing no images with the broken image link, some are showing around 10% of the images and others are showing all the images. This suddenly started earlier this week.

I have tried safe mode with no plugins and still exactly as above. I have tried turning Advanced Protection off and again no change. The attached screenshot is an example of the problem.

If I access the emails using Safari then I have no issue.

Asked by cs14 6 days ago

Last reply by cs14 6 days ago

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How to disable blue flash when tab loads in FF 76 for Mac?

Whenever I load a website, there is a brief left-to-right blue streak across the tab when that website loads. I would prefer to not have this, it's not matchy with anythi… (read more)

Whenever I load a website, there is a brief left-to-right blue streak across the tab when that website loads. I would prefer to not have this, it's not matchy with anything else on my desktop and I find the animation distracting.

It doesn't seem to be connected to any of my add-ons. I'm using the Firefox Light theme. Is this just a theme thing, and I should get a different one? Or is there a way to get this to stop.I checked about:config and past forum discussions and didn't see anything obvious. Thank you!

Asked by Jessamyn 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago