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I have the DuckDuckGo search engine as the only search engine in my list of search engines. There is a very annoying issue with the way Firefox handles searches. When I … (read more)

I have the DuckDuckGo search engine as the only search engine in my list of search engines. There is a very annoying issue with the way Firefox handles searches.

When I enter text into the DuckDuckGo search box two things can happen after hitting Enter to perform the search. If the cursor was positioned just below the search box where Change Search Settings button is located, after hitting Enter the the search defaults to the Options/Search page. This requires reloading my home page retyping my search query and ensure that the cursor isn't located over the Change Search Settings. Since the search engine textbox is located high up on the page instead of in the middle my cursor frequently ends up positioned over the Change Search Settings button. Since I am only using one search engine, it would be great if the Change Search Settings button could be disabled. Can This be done? I haven't been able to disable it with Firefox version 83.0 (64 bit).

Asked by server_farm 52 minutes ago

Last reply by server_farm 50 minutes ago

Download files started failing on Linux

When I try to dowload a file, i fails and create a 0 byte file. I tried with repository firefox, and download the tar.gz from dev version. Both fail. I deleted ~/.mozilla… (read more)

When I try to dowload a file, i fails and create a 0 byte file. I tried with repository firefox, and download the tar.gz from dev version. Both fail. I deleted ~/.mozilla and ~/.cache/mozilla to start fresh and the error persist. I can browse, open a PDF in integrated viewer, but I am unable to save it. Other browsers can download files to ~/Downloads without problems.

Any hint of how to debug (and/or solve) the problem is welcome.

Thanks

Asked by enboig 7 hours ago

Last reply by enboig 6 hours ago

Accessing Firefox account with secondary email address

Hi Everyone, I cannot access my Firefox account created with 1 of 2 email addresses I use, I'll call this emailA, and do not have Firefox in an Authenticator app nor can … (read more)

Hi Everyone,

I cannot access my Firefox account created with 1 of 2 email addresses I use, I'll call this emailA, and do not have Firefox in an Authenticator app nor can I find the recovery code. The account did have a secondary email address listed. I'll call this emailB. EmailB also gets all alerts when there are changes to the EmailA firefox account such as new system logins and password changes.

Given that emailb gets notifications regarding the account is there a way for me to gain access to the account with emailA as the primary address using emailB?

Failing that, is there support who I can contact to have the account under emailA deleted?

Regards,

Chris

Asked by caevans10 9 hours ago

Audio and Video not synchronuous

When watching a video baught from Amazon in most cases audio and picture are not synchronous. Discrepanca seems to increase with watching time. The problem does not occur… (read more)

When watching a video baught from Amazon in most cases audio and picture are not synchronous. Discrepanca seems to increase with watching time. The problem does not occur with Opera, Internet Explorer or Edge. Deleting browser cache and cookies does not help. Reducing the quality or rewind does not help. Internet quality/speed seems to be OK because it wors fine with other browsers. How can I fix this problem. I do not want to go to another browser because I am very happy with firefox.

Best regards Martin

Asked by m_vanselow 10 hours ago

New Firefox problems

Firefox may have a bug or corrupted files. I did update it recently when asked to do so No longer runs McAfee Web-Advisor ((McAfee could not fix it) and a game runs slow… (read more)

Firefox may have a bug or corrupted files. I did update it recently when asked to do so No longer runs McAfee Web-Advisor ((McAfee could not fix it) and a game runs slow and hangs up or pauses for a couple minutes. Deep virus scan found nothing. McAfee and game run fine on Chrome (I don't like Chrome). Help please--what should I do? If uninstall and reinstall Firefox do I lose my bookmarks?

Asked by Peregrines 22 hours ago

CC Cleaner shows activity in Microsoft Edge and Chromium despite not using them

I use FireFox exclusively and employ CC Cleaner to keep internet cache sizes manageable and to clear cookies. When over I run CC Cleaner in addition to the file deletion… (read more)

I use FireFox exclusively and employ CC Cleaner to keep internet cache sizes manageable and to clear cookies. When over I run CC Cleaner in addition to the file deletions from FireFox there are also files being deleted from MS Edge and Chromium. How is this possible if I never use either of those browsers? How do I prevent the MS browsers from attaching themselves to FF and in essence overriding my quest for privacy?

Asked by m.dedrick1 1 day ago

Firefox update caused unable to post in YouTube chat window

Just recently I've been unable to chat in YouTube channels. This started a couple of weeks ago. If I use Microsoft Edge, I have no problem chatting on the same page I c… (read more)

Just recently I've been unable to chat in YouTube channels. This started a couple of weeks ago. If I use Microsoft Edge, I have no problem chatting on the same page I can't with Firefox. When I try to chat, I get a message, "Error, try again." I tried this with another PC of mine that has the most recent version of Firefox on it and the same thing happens. I have another PC with an earlier version of Firefox on it, Ver 82.0.3 and have no problem chatting with that version. So, I can only conclude that there was something that happened with an update that blocks chatting.

Asked by starmanjb 1 day ago

playing Innogames FOE

When I am playing Innogames Forge of Empires, I frequently get a message that another website is slowing my browser (Firefox). Sometimes it even locks the screen but only… (read more)

When I am playing Innogames Forge of Empires, I frequently get a message that another website is slowing my browser (Firefox). Sometimes it even locks the screen but only in FOE. Great browser and much safer and better than Alphabet soup (Chrome or their other stuff).

Asked by zl3745 1 day ago

Tree Style Tab Keeps Reappearing

The Tree Style Tab sidebar keeps coming back. It's there every time I restart Firefox. It's there when I install Firefox on a new build. It just cannot be turned off perm… (read more)

The Tree Style Tab sidebar keeps coming back. It's there every time I restart Firefox. It's there when I install Firefox on a new build. It just cannot be turned off permanently, no matter how many times I click on the X to close it.

It has become an annoyance to have to get rid of it every time I use Firefox. I have searched the forum and looked through the settings many times. There must be some way to disable the sidebar once it has been enabled. If so, what is it?

Asked by Karla 1 day ago

Attention Sumo's: Users asking about redirect to OpenResty

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315389 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315390 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315390 Websearch: ht… (read more)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315389

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315390

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315390


Websearch: https://www.bing.com/search?q=OpenResty

OpenResty OpenResty is a web platform based on nginx which can run Lua scripts using its LuaJIT engine. The software was created by Yichun Zhang. It was originally sponsored by Taobao.com before 2011 and was mainly supported by Cloudflare from 2012 to 2016. Since 2017, it has been mainly supported by OpenResty Software Foundation and . . . .

Asked by FredMcD 1 day ago

Openresty popped up, why?

When I went to open a website I visit numerous times daily (washingtonpost.com) I wasn't taken there but was "offered the chance" to open "openresty". Why? Is this safe… (read more)

When I went to open a website I visit numerous times daily (washingtonpost.com) I wasn't taken there but was "offered the chance" to open "openresty". Why? Is this safe?

Thanks, Zintis Muiznieks

Asked by zintis 1 day ago

Last reply by zintis 1 day ago

Cannot sign into Gmail, states this browser (Firefox) is not secure

I hav been using my Gmail in Firefox with no problem until about 3 days ago. Now when I try to sign in to my account I get a pop up window which states “This browser or … (read more)

I hav been using my Gmail in Firefox with no problem until about 3 days ago. Now when I try to sign in to my account I get a pop up window which states “This browser or app may not be secure. Try using a different browser. Etc.”

I have tried another browser (chrome) and Gmail works fine, but I like working in Firefox. But at this rate I may dump Firefox and go to another browser.

I have looked through the other support group questions and solutions. I have tried them all and nothing is resolved. Clearing cache, clearing cookies, using a private window, managing data, using forget about this site, generating a new profile, disabling extensions, loading in safe mode, etc.

I have Firefox version 83.0 (64 bit). My operating system is windows 7.

Any other suggestions?

Margot

Asked by malnwick 5 days ago

Last reply by malnwick 1 day ago

Redirect Notice

All of a sudden, I started getting these Redirect Notices. They were annoying at first but now they are making it impossible for me to make payments on my credit cards. … (read more)

All of a sudden, I started getting these Redirect Notices. They were annoying at first but now they are making it impossible for me to make payments on my credit cards. How do I get rid of these permanently?

Asked by peter.mullins.68 1 day ago

How to remoave a cam from the dialog

Hi, I have following problem. If i start a meeting, like jitsi, I always be prompt for droidcam as camera but i use another android app. So how to remove that and setting… (read more)

Hi, I have following problem. If i start a meeting, like jitsi, I always be prompt for droidcam as camera but i use another android app. So how to remove that and setting up a new one as webcam. I know i can use my little smartphone but, for talking is it enough, but i have to typ words too and this is much more easy an the old laptop. So how can i remove the previous cam, remove it from the cache or what ever it is called, and add a new one without out buying an usb-cam!

greetings hendrik

Asked by hlehmbruch 1 day ago

Mails disappear

From time to time, already downloaded mail disappears from my mailbox and can no longer be found on my PC. Even a new installation of the program did not help. (Mails, wh… (read more)

From time to time, already downloaded mail disappears from my mailbox and can no longer be found on my PC. Even a new installation of the program did not help. (Mails, which were received over several days) Does anyone know advice? Thanks a lot

Asked by a.finken 1 day ago