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Minimize and Restore Icons Missing

I am trying to minimize Firefox, but the minimize icon in the upper right-hand corner is missing. I am still able to close Firefox using the 'X' in the upper right corne… (read more)

I am trying to minimize Firefox, but the minimize icon in the upper right-hand corner is missing. I am still able to close Firefox using the 'X' in the upper right corner of the window, but I am unable to minimize or restore. All other applications still have these icons available.

Asked by sabo11236 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

Firefox stopping Evernote Web Clipper from working

When trying to use Evernote web clipper add on the browser setting stop it from working. I cant tell from the error message which w=setting is causing the problem. The Lo… (read more)

When trying to use Evernote web clipper add on the browser setting stop it from working. I cant tell from the error message which w=setting is causing the problem. The Log records the following: Evernote Web Clipper 7.13.1.1-fdf32c3 Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.15; rv:81.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/81.0 Clipper core: 1.5.0-98592b5 Locale: en-US 3527416 experiments status: {

"SaveButtonPos_CLIPPER-1768": null,
"ClipTypeOrder_CLIPPER-1992": null

}

2020\11\19 18:47:01 LOG: ------ Button clicked ------- 2020\11\19 18:47:01 WRN: Unable to run in system tab https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/products/firefox?as=u&utm_source=inproduct

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks D.

Asked by dglenunga 6 days ago

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How do I get system menu to appear on top bar?

When I right click on the top bar of Chrome or any other window, I get a menu with items: Minimize, Maximize, Move, Resize, Always on top, Always on visible workspace, Mo… (read more)

When I right click on the top bar of Chrome or any other window, I get a menu with items: Minimize, Maximize, Move, Resize, Always on top, Always on visible workspace, Move to monitor left, Close.

When I right click on the top bar of Firefox, I get a menu with items: Pin to overflow menu (grayed out), Remove from toolbar (greyed out), Menu bar, Bookmarks toolbar, Customize...

How do I get the system menu to appear also on Firefox, instead of this Firefox menu nonsense?

Asked by Jenneth 5 days ago

Answered by Jenneth 5 days ago

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FTP link wants to open in other app

Hi! I found a strange thing today. I wanted to open an ftp link and firefox asked me in which app I wanted to open it. Of course I wanted to open it in Firefox, but the o… (read more)

Hi! I found a strange thing today. I wanted to open an ftp link and firefox asked me in which app I wanted to open it. Of course I wanted to open it in Firefox, but the only app on list was Internet Explorer. So, I added Firefox to the list, but I couldn't open the link with it, because when I marked Firefox and tried to click "open", nothing happend and the box still appeared. So, I ended up using IE. I'm using Firefox Nightly (81.0a1 atm of encountering this).

Asked by Qbsoon 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

Download settings keep reverting to default

I have the download setting to "Always ask you where to save files". Unfortunately, Firefox keeps changing the setting back to the default. I understand that, unfortun… (read more)

I have the download setting to "Always ask you where to save files". Unfortunately, Firefox keeps changing the setting back to the default. I understand that, unfortunately, whenever Firefox does an update it changes all my settings back to the defaults (but that's a different issue).

I have 'Firefox updates' set to only install when I okay the install. Unfortunately something is changing even when I have not run an update.

Why might my download settings be reverting back to the default setting?

Asked by llbresee 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

BLOCKING FILE SYSTEM ACCESS -- DANGEROUS ALLOWANCE -- IDEAS & SUGGESTIONS

Hello to all, I was searching on Google how to block file:///C:/ or file:///D:/ because this is dangerous to allow!!! Shocking! And this is still not fixed after years… (read more)

Hello to all,

I was searching on Google how to block file:///C:/ or file:///D:/ because this is dangerous to allow!!! Shocking! And this is still not fixed after years of developments... Why? To keep this allowed makes it too easy for hackers, especially with multiple screens and a shadow/background screens available which can be running in the background, not seen, when hackers do that.. Kind of the way TeamViewer allows help to be provided remotely. Kind of screen sharing. Oh well...

Maybe need lots of complaints from you all to get this changed?..


Try yourselves to use file://C:/ with 2 // and file:///C:/ with 3 // and both are allowing access to the whole file system and any data file. BONKERS??? But why to use 3 /// if 2 // still works? Insider's job or programming conflict? Why would Firefox programmers allow that? I do not understand...

I tried to use selective website blocker, but for file:/// that addon says that the page is not supported... Maybe another type of addon could be developed for this to be blocked and secured once and for all, but not sure if Firefox would allow such an access or such a blocking. May cause issues with Downloads and accessing download folder from within Firefox. HOWEVER, they could block any system or file access from the ADDRESS BAR and SEARCH BAR and then do a work-around solution by developing a special warning 'dialog message' each time when any user (owner or remote user) tries to access forlder to see or use any file. That would be a lot like a guest account requiring password to access special folder or file, or wants to perform an action usually not allowed for a guest user. Password is required for that each time, or at leats a visual confirmation. That would help, I hope...

Would need to re-educate users after this! TOO DANGEROUS TO KEEP THIS IN SUCH A WAY AS IT IS NOW!!!!

DOES FIREFOX TEAM UNDERSTAND THIS? Maybe they forgot about this, maybe they did not figure out how to solve this, or maybe someone from an inside is helping hackers to have a very easy access? Not sure, but this "open doors to all system and data files for anyone" is shocking!


What about business or government people? What about online bullying and harrassment? What about privacy about which Firefox writes so much? Need more complaints to make this a serious issue. So, everyone, please write your own comments or complaints to Firefox and Chrome directly and maybe they will listen. This may take more work than we think, but my ideas may help. What about your ideas? Express them below and maybe they will help as well.


You all can ask them for this to be blocked or solved, so ask. Maybe my ideas will help to get this moving. Write your own to them as well. And Microsoft may need to get involved as well because Firefox, and from what I read, Chrome allows this too... Other browsers may be doing that as well...!!!!!! There are loads of various browsers available!!!! I read something about Windows Policies, but I do not understand what that is...


(( !!! )) If any of you will try any system changes in an attempt to try solving this issue, make sure you are okay to risk with crashed system requiring reinstall or recovery to be used, and then, write down all the changes you do in detail before carrying any further and applying them because that may ruin the system without a way to recover it.

Thank you in advance.

Asked by XERRAX 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

New post overwrites older post in Wordpress (problem FF 80 i 81, no problem FF 79 and orher browsers)

After updating Firefox to 80 and 81, I have a problem adding entries in Wordpress. I add entry No. 1 - it's OK. I add another No. 2 - there is a PROBLEM. New entry No. 2 … (read more)

After updating Firefox to 80 and 81, I have a problem adding entries in Wordpress. I add entry No. 1 - it's OK. I add another No. 2 - there is a PROBLEM. New entry No. 2 overwrites entry No. 1 for me. Firefox 79 did not have this problem. To be able to add a new entry, I have to restart the browser (I have in the settings delete cookies and browser history) and then I can add another entry. In other browsers this problem does not exist, so it's a Firefox 80 error, which also appears in 81. I checked only one of my installed wordpress. This looks like a problem with cookies or temporary files.

Po aktualizacji Firefoxa na 80 i 81 mam problem z dodawaniem wpisów w Wordpress. Dodaję wpis nr 1 - jest OK. Dodaję kolejny nr 2 - jest problem. Nowy wpis nr 2 nadpisuje wpis nr 1. W Firefoxie 79 tego problemu nie było. Żeby móc dodać nowy wpis, muszę ponownie uruchomić przeglądarkę (mam w ustawieniach usuwanie plików cookies i historii przeglądarki) i wtedy mogę dodawać kolejny wpis. W innych przeglądarkach tego problemu nie ma, więc to błąd Firefoxa 80, który pojawia się też w 81. Sprawdzałem tylko na jednym moim zainstalowanym wordpressie. To wygląda na problem z cookies lub plikami tymczasowymi.

Asked by wolnemedia 3 months ago

Last reply by wolnemedia 3 months ago

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firefox showing playing media next to windows volume meter

just yesterday i noticed that when i had any audio playing in firefox, the title shows up next to the volume meter when adjusting my computer's volume with keyboard keys.… (read more)

just yesterday i noticed that when i had any audio playing in firefox, the title shows up next to the volume meter when adjusting my computer's volume with keyboard keys. spotify used to do this when i used to use it and it was a pain to disable it. how do i disable it in firefox

Asked by muskratwaltz 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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Why this large black box oppostie to volume control when i try to control volumes. thi sis really annoying.

Why this large black box opposite to volume control when i try to control volumes. this is really annoying. similar issue was with chrome but they had a fix but i cant fi… (read more)

Why this large black box opposite to volume control when i try to control volumes. this is really annoying. similar issue was with chrome but they had a fix but i cant find any fix here in firefox for it and it is making me change my mind of browswer loyalty that i had for few years with firefox.

Asked by nithinpr390 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

Startup times have increased significantly on Windows in the past 2 beta releases.

Startup times have gone from about 30 seconds to about 2.5 to 3 minutes on my Windows 10 machines with the past 2 beta releases. FireFox loads up quickly, but no auto-ope… (read more)

Startup times have gone from about 30 seconds to about 2.5 to 3 minutes on my Windows 10 machines with the past 2 beta releases. FireFox loads up quickly, but no auto-open tabs are loaded, nor are manually typed URLs loaded, until about 3 minutes after launch.

Asked by firefox933 2 months ago

Keydown Event does not work for Control, Shift and Alt keys?

If you execute the following code in the browser's console onkeydown = function(e){console.log(e);}; it should log every keypress to the console window, however, the even… (read more)

If you execute the following code in the browser's console

onkeydown = function(e){console.log(e);};

it should log every keypress to the console window, however, the event doesn't seem to fire when I press Control, Alt or Shift (by themselves, keycombos like Shift + W work). Trying the same in Edge for example works for every key, including the three mentioned. Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug of firefox? I should also mention that I'm using the developer edition of firefox.

Asked by Einhornyordle 2 months ago

Last reply by Einhornyordle 2 months ago

clicking on a page while scrolling animation plays

there was a feature which allowed to stop smooth scrolling animation before it reaches the end and it allowed to stop it more precisely where you want it. With the last u… (read more)

there was a feature which allowed to stop smooth scrolling animation before it reaches the end and it allowed to stop it more precisely where you want it. With the last update-this feature was gone, why?

Asked by sorockin.danya2014 2 months ago

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Turn off the control media playback via harware media keys

Can I turn off the "control media playback via hardware media keys on a keyboard or headset or virtual media control interface" function? (Firefox 81.0, Windows 10) … (read more)

Can I turn off the "control media playback via hardware media keys on a keyboard or headset or virtual media control interface" function? (Firefox 81.0, Windows 10)

Asked by Hey Google 2 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 months ago

Intermittent graphic distortion when browsing

When browsing through different websites the graphics completely crash out on me, and only get to normal when I switch to another tab and go back to the one that was dist… (read more)

When browsing through different websites the graphics completely crash out on me, and only get to normal when I switch to another tab and go back to the one that was distorted. I've attached a screen shot so people can see what I'm talking about. Also, I'm using mac high sierra (I can't update beyond that because my macbook air is old) and the most updated version of firefox. Does anyone know how to fix this?

Asked by dougsnj 2 months ago