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How to Set - Home Button (My Corp Web URL), Firefox Start (Firefox Home)

When I open Firefox settings I can set; Firefox Home (Default), Custom URLs..., or Blank Page. I altered the Firefox Home to show a custom image per [[How to add image t… (read more)

When I open Firefox settings I can set; Firefox Home (Default), Custom URLs..., or Blank Page. I altered the Firefox Home to show a custom image per [[How to add image to my firefox home page / newtab page|https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1288490]] . Now I'd like to show the Firefox Home page every time I open Firefox or open a new blank tab.

When I read the article [[How do I set a different Home page and Home button|https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1341696]] the options in "about:config > browser.startup.page" are limited to "0-blank; 1-home page; 2-last visited page; 3-restore previous session", but there is no Firefox Home page in this option.

So, it seems I cannot have Firefox open to my custom Firefox Home page (and NewTab) image and have the home button open to my corporate web site. Is there another option that I can accomplish this?

Asked by Bill 10 months ago

Last reply by Jud 8 months ago

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Bookmarks not showing in Bookmarks toolbar items anymore

Hi, Before updating Firefox yesterday, I was able to see my 2 bookmarks folders in the Firefox toolbar. Now after updating, I need to click a button with 2 chevrons poin… (read more)

Hi,

Before updating Firefox yesterday, I was able to see my 2 bookmarks folders in the Firefox toolbar. Now after updating, I need to click a button with 2 chevrons pointing right which then shows me only 1 of my bookmarks folders.

There are actually 2 folders in here, which I can see if I go to the Bookmarks menu, but clicking the chevron button only shows a single folder. However the problem is that up until yesterday, those folders were right in the toolbar itself without any chevron button.

Has there been a change in the latest version? I don't see anything about this in the release notes.

Thanks,

- Tate

Asked by tate.mccormick 1 year ago

Answered by tate.mccormick 1 year ago

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Firefox header bar missing

The header bar at the top of the screen has disappeared from Firefox when run from my desktop computer (Image 1), but not when run from my laptop computer (Image 2). Wit… (read more)

The header bar at the top of the screen has disappeared from Firefox when run from my desktop computer (Image 1), but not when run from my laptop computer (Image 2). With the desktop, the maximize, minimize etc buttons are now on the same toolbar as the File Edit View etc buttons and there is no indication as to what website is being viewed. This problem occurs even when Firefox is run in Troubleshooting mode. Both instantiations are v. 119.0. How can I get the header back on my desktop instantiation?

And while I'm at it: With the current version of Firefox, the bookmarks toolbar is below the list of open websites, whereas several versions ago it was the other way around, which seems much more intuitive. Is there a way to switch them back so that the bookmarks menu is at the top?

Thanks!

Asked by coffent 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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ad blocker

Why was my ad blocker deleted after using it here for over 3 years? I pay for their services, yet you do not seem to care. Please resume the ad blocker to my account or… (read more)

Why was my ad blocker deleted after using it here for over 3 years? I pay for their services, yet you do not seem to care. Please resume the ad blocker to my account or refund me my money.

Asked by yomule1 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

Looking for widget.windows.window_occlusion_tracking.enabled setting

I am looking for the widget.windows.window_occlusion_tracking.enabled preference setting on Linux. I was wondering if this setting was available on Linux? I have seen it … (read more)

I am looking for the widget.windows.window_occlusion_tracking.enabled preference setting on Linux. I was wondering if this setting was available on Linux? I have seen it on Windows. I was also wondering when this setting was introduced and if it is still active in the latest version of Firefox.

Thank you.

Asked by 5s6hfymxzj 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Issues with Moving the "Find Bar"

I have read through all 3 of the following posts linked below on this issue, and cant make it out. I am trying to move the find bar to the top of firefox. Tried the real… (read more)

I have read through all 3 of the following posts linked below on this issue, and cant make it out.

I am trying to move the find bar to the top of firefox. Tried the really long codes suggested, and the short ones. Yes, I enabled "true" in the config settings. Added the chrome folder and text file, I think in the right section. Restarted firefox lots of times upon each code I tried, still not working.

Any ideas? thanks!

https://support.mozilla.org/ig/questions/1372399

https://gripfastistech.com/index.php/blog/82-move-findbar-to-top-firefox-69.html

https://www.reddit.com/r/FirefoxCSS/comments/11odffm/psa_incoming_changes_to_default_element/

Asked by zach6 7 months ago

Last reply by zach6 7 months ago

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Sound on Facebok videos

I am running Windows 10 Enterprise version on my desktop. The same video on Facebook plays perfectly on Chrome but the sound is muted when it is played on Firefox. It h… (read more)

I am running Windows 10 Enterprise version on my desktop.

The same video on Facebook plays perfectly on Chrome but the sound is muted when it is played on Firefox. It happens only recently.

Is there some control features that I should turn on or turn off somewhere so that I can continue to use Facebook a usual on my Desk top.

Asked by swwlee 7 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 7 months ago

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FULL SCREEN: Is there an extension to stop the mouse cursor from activating the toolbars?

If you use Full Screen a lot you'll notice that when your mouse cursor is near the top of the screen it often activates the appearance of the Address and Menu bars and wh… (read more)

If you use Full Screen a lot you'll notice that when your mouse cursor is near the top of the screen it often activates the appearance of the Address and Menu bars and whatever other toolbars you have working. The whole screen suddenly jolts down. Then up as soon as the cursor moves down. I cannot imagine the mindset of the designer that implemented it; must have been someone poor on the keyboard that uses the mouse as much as possible. Alt+D activates the toolbar! We don't need any mouse cursor to display it. Especially as we need to type anyway to use the Address Bar. I searched Add-Ons but couldn't find anything. Any ideas of how to stop the cursor from activating the toolbars? Anything in about:config maybe? Anything I can edit in the files? Please! Let's get some sanity back to Firefox Full Screen.

Asked by moz2u 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

FF: 124.0.2: Grouping of Tabs

Hail all: OS: W11Ent_x64 V: 22h2 (b: 22621.3447) FF: 124.0.2 x_64 I tried several "Group Tabs" add-ons, like: Simple Tab Groups. Tab Group. And I few I can't even recall… (read more)

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OS: W11Ent_x64 V: 22h2 (b: 22621.3447) FF: 124.0.2 x_64 I tried several "Group Tabs" add-ons, like: Simple Tab Groups. Tab Group. And I few I can't even recall the name from. Yet, none works. Not ONE.

Now, I use Edge as well, on my corporate system that I got from work. Personal PC I use FF on.

But, the Edge Tab Grouping, which allows tabs to be "put to Eco-Sleep", while hidden the open tabs by clicking the Group-Tab Icon, is a feature I sorely miss in Firefox.

Odd, as, so many requested this feature, how come it has not been implemented over the many years of people asking?

Either way: Does anyone know a good, WORKING add-on that does the "Edge Thing" with FF tabs, please? Since, I often got like 200 tabs open, which is a real misery without Tab Grouping and "Hiding".

Thank you aforehand: Ke'Ylan.

Asked by Ke'Ylan Abaddon Banthraxx 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

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I need to give names to my various windows

I have 8 windows open all the time on my main Firefox, and switching between them is hard because the name is that of the last tab I used, which might not be very human-r… (read more)

I have 8 windows open all the time on my main Firefox, and switching between them is hard because the name is that of the last tab I used, which might not be very human-readable or might be similar to one on another window. It would be great if I could name my windows! Is there a way to do that? If not, could I request that as a future feature?

Asked by jldavis94 1 year ago

Last reply by jldavis94 1 year ago

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setting multiple homepages in firefox

I want to restore the multiple homepages I had in previous versions of Firefox. All the help and instructions are dated from 2019 and older. Guess what? Those instruction… (read more)

I want to restore the multiple homepages I had in previous versions of Firefox. All the help and instructions are dated from 2019 and older. Guess what? Those instructions are no longer valid for Oct 31, 2022. Any help you can give me would be much appreciated.

Asked by ffkarle 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

Custom userChrome.css not working on firefox macOS

I'm trying to remove FireFox native horizontal tab following this link: https://superuser.com/questions/1424478/can-i-hide-native-tabs-at-the-top-of-firefox However, I c… (read more)

I'm trying to remove FireFox native horizontal tab following this link: https://superuser.com/questions/1424478/can-i-hide-native-tabs-at-the-top-of-firefox

However, I couldn't get it to work even thought I use correct path, change config to true for using style sheet, and clear cache

context: path: /Users/PC/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default-release/chrome/userChrome.css FireFox version 123.0

Asked by garnet.arm 5 months ago

Last reply by garnet.arm 5 months ago

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URL Shortcuts

Hi I have been a user of Firefox for many a year, and this is the first tme I've come across an intrusive problem. Since updating to the latest version, I find I can no l… (read more)

Hi I have been a user of Firefox for many a year, and this is the first tme I've come across an intrusive problem. Since updating to the latest version, I find I can no longer change the icon on a URL shortcut. I had quite a few of them, which helped distinguish (obviously) what I might want to select. That was then. Now, I have a load of indistinguishable Fireox logos which make finding the shortcut I want imossible. On going to change the icons, I find the Website Document tab in properties is no longer there .. while I have Firfox installed. Remove Firefox and the capability magically returns. I have re-installed Firefox in case of corruption, with no change. Before I remove Firefox permanently (which I'd be loathe to do), does anyone know the cause ... or solution or workaround?

Asked by JayDee 2 years ago

Answered by JayDee 2 years ago

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Close tab button on left

As per old thread at: https://support.mozilla.org/zu/questions/1365405 which has since been archived. As of version 113, this solution is being suppressed. I occasional… (read more)

As per old thread at: https://support.mozilla.org/zu/questions/1365405 which has since been archived.

As of version 113, this solution is being suppressed. I occasionally see the x appear briefly on the left when a tab is selected, but then it reverts. So far I have not been able to work out what setting is overriding this function, so I've just rolled back to 112 and used the "--allow-downgrade" flag on the firefox shortcut so I can still load my old profile, but understand this is not a safe option in the long term.

Asked by Venoltar 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Saving files instead of opening and saving in TEMP folder!

Before the recent 1-2 updates, pdfs,pictures and .torrent meta files used to get saved in temp folder which I LOVED very much. Recently these are getting save in my down… (read more)

Before the recent 1-2 updates, pdfs,pictures and .torrent meta files used to get saved in temp folder which I LOVED very much. Recently these are getting save in my download folder instead of saving in the temp folder.

I changed this setting to allows ask. Still the files are getting saved in the download folder after opening.

Please assist me to resolve this issue. Thanks.

Asked by senanindya21 2 years ago

Answered by Dropa 2 years ago

Change file browser Firefox uses for displaying downloads

I'm using Kubuntu which uses the Dolphin file manager as default. When I download a file and use the download status icon at top right to check on a downloaded file "Show… (read more)

I'm using Kubuntu which uses the Dolphin file manager as default. When I download a file and use the download status icon at top right to check on a downloaded file "Show in folder" it comes up in Thunar.

A minor thing and it is not stopping me from doing the intended action, but the change throws me even so given I rarely use Thunar. I'm not sure it even gets installed with Kubuntu, but it has some special tools Dolphin does not have so I put it on my machine.

Any way to make Firefox show the location of the downloaded file using Dolphin? Didn't find anything where I looked using about:config

Asked by tudza 4 months ago

Last reply by tudza 4 months ago

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FF 116 Scrollbar Buttons Gone

Prior to Firefox 116, I could have the normal scrollbar up and down buttons showing by making: widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.allow-buttons True But now it seems… (read more)

Prior to Firefox 116, I could have the normal scrollbar up and down buttons showing by making:

widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.allow-buttons True

But now it seems to have no effect. This is under Linux/Mint/Cinnamon. Also, now long-pressing is doing smooth scrolling (I never want smooth scrolling anywhere) and can't find a way to stop that.

I have these set from before:

widget.gtk.overlay-scrollbars.enabled false widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.round-thumb false widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.thumb-size .85 widget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.size 14 widget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.size.override 14 general.smoothScroll false general.smoothScroll.other false general.smoothScroll.lines false general.smoothScroll.pages false general.smoothScroll.pixels false general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel false mousewheel.system_scroll_override.enabled false toolkit.scrollbox.smoothScroll false ui.scrollToClick 0

Any suggestions appreciated.

Seems like it is always a fight retaining usable scrollbars in Firefox that do not hide, do not change size on mouse-over, do not "warp" on left click, do warp on center click, have a thumb that shows page size, have a background that is not white, and are not microscopic in size! Just call me "traditional"  :)

Thanks

Asked by crxssi 11 months ago

Answered by Terry 11 months ago