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Add-Ons in Private Browsing?

I have a few add-ons installed in Firefox (85.0.1, 64-bit, under Windows 10, 1909), but when I open a Private Browsing window, I can no longer access them. True, they ar… (read more)

I have a few add-ons installed in Firefox (85.0.1, 64-bit, under Windows 10, 1909), but when I open a Private Browsing window, I can no longer access them. True, they are still there and can be seen listed under Menu/Add-ons, but I don't see how to control them there, only enable or disable them.

If I want to use NoScript (for example) in a Private Browsing window, how do I set Firefox up to do that? -- jclarkw

Asked by jclarkw 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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How can I determine the date a bookmark was saved?

As the subject line says, I want to determine the date that I added a specific bookmark. This was incredibly easy on my old Windows 7 machine with an older version of Fir… (read more)

As the subject line says, I want to determine the date that I added a specific bookmark. This was incredibly easy on my old Windows 7 machine with an older version of Firefox. You just clicked on "Bookmarks" at the top of the screen, then "Show All Bookmarks", "Views", "Show Columns" (ensuring that "Added" was checked) — et voilà, there it was!

Now, however, no matter what I try, I can't seem to figure out how to do this. And searching for an answer online has proven useless, as well. The only instructions I've seen refer to how I used to do it with my earlier version of Firefox.

Has the date that a bookmark was added also been deprecated/deleted from Firefox (along with the greatly missed cookie handling of yore)? Or am I just missing something obvious?

If anyone could tell me how to find the date I saved a bookmark, I'd be in your debt.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by misc17 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Increasing the size of Bookmarks etc drop down font and address bar

I am using firefox 85.0.2 (x64) and my address bar, Bookmarks fonts and drop down fonts too small to even read and would like any suggestions how to increase them. I have… (read more)

I am using firefox 85.0.2 (x64) and my address bar, Bookmarks fonts and drop down fonts too small to even read and would like any suggestions how to increase them. I have already tried the "about:config" suggestion and even changed the -1.0 to -1.5 and -2.0 without any difference.

Asked by jafajack 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Why can't I hear a thing when I play youtube via Firefox?

Here are some tricky parts: 1) When using Firefox, take YouTube video as an example, I can hear the music if I connect my laptop to an external Bluetooth speaker. (But wi… (read more)

Here are some tricky parts:

1) When using Firefox, take YouTube video as an example, I can hear the music if I connect my laptop to an external Bluetooth speaker. (But without using a Bluetooth speaker or any external speaker, there is no sound through my laptop even thought I turn my laptop volume to the greatest.)

2) For the same video, if I use google chrome, I have no problem hear the music no matter using a Bluetooth speaker or my laptop internal speaker.

3) You can argue my Firefox privacy Autoplay setting was wrong. But I checked and I allow both audio and video for all websites. Besides, I also checked the Permissions status on each website.

4) The weirdest part I don't get: Supposedly I can play and hear sound through Firefox, since I authorize all the website. But why there is no sound if I'm using my laptop's internal speaker? ( And only the laptop's internal speaker)

5) For my internal speaker, it work fine when I use Zoom, hear music through windows' Groove player, or even play video through Chrome.

Last but not least, I still ran troubleshooting trying to fix my internal speaker. But they can't detect any problem.

I'm so confused.... Does firefox hate my laptops internal speaker? Please help me. Thanks

Asked by dismlz 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Cookies and site data - keeping it clean

This is on fIrefox version 85 in Linux. Last week I was discouraged to find out that my cache was taking up 2 GB of space, some YEARS old. So I decided to purge it and th… (read more)

This is on fIrefox version 85 in Linux.

Last week I was discouraged to find out that my cache was taking up 2 GB of space, some YEARS old. So I decided to purge it and then keep it clean.

The cache gets stored in two places: the linux home .cache folder AND the firefox profile's cache2 folder.

To keep things REALLY clean I checked the "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" checkbox, then manually enter the exceptions for web sites I do not want to block. Then I specifically added sites I really despise (google, for example) to the block list.

The data still gets cached, even after closing and reopening the browser the cache is still there (verified both via about:cache and by just looking in the folders).

Even when I purge the cache completely, verify nothing is there (about:cache) after deleting the cache folders from the hard drive, it keeps coming back, like a bad computer virus.

My interim solution is a crontab that runs every hour to clear old cache, but that seems silly. Do these security settings actually do anything? What am I doing wrong?

Asked by cloud6 1 year ago

Answered by cloud6 1 year ago

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want to open webpages from gmail with fire fox

When When i Click a link in my Gmail it opens with MS Edge I want it to open with firefox. can someone give me step by step instructions on how to accomplish this. my def… (read more)

When When i Click a link in my Gmail it opens with MS Edge I want it to open with firefox. can someone give me step by step instructions on how to accomplish this. my default browser is Fire fox

Asked by wldproj 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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website will not login

Firefox will not work with Farmers.com(insurance) website. The site will not let me login. When I hit login it just 'flashes' and the page remains the same. I am using FF… (read more)

Firefox will not work with Farmers.com(insurance) website. The site will not let me login. When I hit login it just 'flashes' and the page remains the same. I am using FF 85.0.2 and an Imac running High Sierra 10.13.6. I was told by the Farmers tech person that there is no problem on their end. Any ideas?

Thanks.

Asked by Mike 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Taking screenshots automatically?

Hi there! I'm taking a bunch of screenshots with the Firefox tool but thing is for every screenshot I take there's the preliminary steps to take and clicking 4 time per s… (read more)

Hi there! I'm taking a bunch of screenshots with the Firefox tool but thing is for every screenshot I take there's the preliminary steps to take and clicking 4 time per screenshot is kinda tedious if you're taking a bunch. Is it possible to bind the function to a button where it'll take the screenshot and download it itself without needing me to click 4 times?

Asked by Casper 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Proxy Settings

we have installed Firefox 85.0.2 (esr). we are working in home office with a vpn connection (citrix gateway). the system is set to use proxy settings with a script - ever… (read more)

we have installed Firefox 85.0.2 (esr). we are working in home office with a vpn connection (citrix gateway). the system is set to use proxy settings with a script - every time I start firefox new, it is set to "auto-detect proxy setting for this network" and I have no internet. Also with disabled vpn connection - i have to set the proxy setting to "no proxy" or "use system proxy settings" who sets the setting default to "auto-detect ..."? why is this not working in home-office

Asked by stefan.luik 1 year ago

Last reply by stefan.luik 1 year ago

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Why did Firefox kill the ability to listen to Amazon Music.

Now i always get this in Firefox "Playback Error There's something wrong. Please try again later. " And yes it is just Firefox. I know that Firefox is killing the abilit… (read more)

Now i always get this in Firefox "Playback Error There's something wrong. Please try again later. "

And yes it is just Firefox. I know that Firefox is killing the ability to listen to Amazon Music as it works perfectly fine in Chrome and Microsoft Edge but not in Firefox at all. I've tried several days - it won't play it.

Really is uninstalling and basically killing Firefox the best?

Asked by IAmThatStrange 1 year ago

Answered by IAmThatStrange 1 year ago

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Weird font on some website's

Hi, I need help, on some website's the font has strange symbols.. see the screenshot. how can i fix this? this is pretty annoying. Thanks in advance. … (read more)

Hi,

I need help, on some website's the font has strange symbols.. see the screenshot. how can i fix this? this is pretty annoying.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by kjellcremers 1 year ago

Last reply by kjellcremers 1 year ago

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Can't login to citi.com with Firefox.

I can no longer sign into my Citi account using Firefox (85). Works on all other browsers. The only error message I get is: Trouble signing on?Select "Forgot User ID or P… (read more)

I can no longer sign into my Citi account using Firefox (85). Works on all other browsers. The only error message I get is:

Trouble signing on?Select "Forgot User ID or Password"

Started a few days ago. Contacted Citi, and they ran me through all the typical solutions (clearing cache, force refreshing, etc.) There final solution was to use another browser.

Checked on my laptop, which is still using Firefox (v84.0.2). I could login with no issue. Updated to v85.0 and I cannot login.

So, there is an issue with v85.0 and citi.com

Asked by appleaddct 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Printer printed with color even though I set 'Colour Mode' to 'Black and white'

I wanted to print a pdf that I opened/loaded in Firefox. Using the firefox print dialogue, I printed the file with 'Colour Mode' set to 'Black and white'. The document, … (read more)

I wanted to print a pdf that I opened/loaded in Firefox. Using the firefox print dialogue, I printed the file with 'Colour Mode' set to 'Black and white'. The document, however, was printed using colours.

Im using Firefox 85.0 on Mac OS 10.14.6.

Any ideas why this happened? Must I just use the system print dialogue?

Asked by holzweg 1 year ago

Answered by Jonathan Watt 1 year ago

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Running Firefox on read-only file system

I'm trying to run Firefox on headless mode through Selenium in AWS Lambda. Since Lambda marks the root file system as read-only except /tmp/. I pointed the geckodriver to… (read more)

I'm trying to run Firefox on headless mode through Selenium in AWS Lambda. Since Lambda marks the root file system as read-only except /tmp/. I pointed the geckodriver to write the logs to /tmp but still Firefox is not starting up and it's failing with the following error.

Any guidance on how to get it working?

firefox_driver = webdriver.Firefox(firefox_profile=ff_profile, firefox_binary='/opt/firefox/firefox', options=firefox_options, service_log_path='/tmp/geckodriver.log')

 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/firefox/webdriver.py", line 170, in __init__
   RemoteWebDriver.__init__(
 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/remote/webdriver.py", line 157, in __init__
   self.start_session(capabilities, browser_profile)
 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/remote/webdriver.py", line 252, in start_session
   response = self.execute(Command.NEW_SESSION, parameters)
 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/remote/webdriver.py", line 321, in execute
   self.error_handler.check_response(response)
 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/remote/errorhandler.py", line 242, in check_response
   raise exception_class(message, screen, stacktrace)

Asked by Prakash P 1 year ago

Answered by Prakash P 1 year ago

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Open Firefox network developer tools when opening a page

The Network tab in the Developer Tools can be activated only when a page is already open. We have an application that opens a document in a new window. I can enable netwo… (read more)

The Network tab in the Developer Tools can be activated only when a page is already open. We have an application that opens a document in a new window. I can enable network logging on the main page, but when I click to open the document nothing is displayed. To see the very start of the log for the document page, I'm too late, the Network tab is empty. I can reload the page, but that wouldn't be the real situation.

My questions: Is there an option to activate the Network log right from the start of a page? -or- Is there a way to have ONE big Network log, with all pages combined??

Thank you for an excellent browser!

Asked by D.Bugger 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Selecting multiple bookmarks

I have version 85.0.1 (64 bit) on Win 10. I just created Bookmark folders and started moving individual bookmarks into the appropriate folders. How do I select multiple b… (read more)

I have version 85.0.1 (64 bit) on Win 10. I just created Bookmark folders and started moving individual bookmarks into the appropriate folders. How do I select multiple bookmarks so I can move a bunch at a time to it's folder? I tried CTL-CLICK but that doesn't select but rather opens the link. When I open "Show all Bookmarks it lists only the bookmark folders (which I can open and do multiple selection). But why aren't the bookmarks not in folders showing up? I can see them in to bookmark toolbar and in the >> sidebar. Have hundreds of bookmarks I collected- want to move some want to delete some. Selecting multiple for drag and drop would make my project go unbelievably faster.

Asked by sandyandrita 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Certain websites don't work in Firefox but work in other browsers.

I'm using Firefox 85. Windows 10. Started happening 2 days ago. I've come across some sites that are giving me errors, but they work fine in chrome. Things I've tried: … (read more)

I'm using Firefox 85. Windows 10. Started happening 2 days ago.

I've come across some sites that are giving me errors, but they work fine in chrome.

Things I've tried:

  • Restarting computer
  • Restarting router
  • Disabling Firefox addons
  • Clearing all cookies + history
  • Clearing cache

Below is what happens when I try to sign into the Playstation Store. Also getting similar 406 error trying to access Yamazaki Home

Example: When I click "SIGN IN" on the Playstation Store page, I'm met with a 406 error.

These are the headers that are returned.

Response Headers. Cache-Control no-cache, no-store, max-age=0, must-revalidate Connection keep-alive Content-Length 38 Content-Type application/json;charset=UTF-8 Date Sat, 30 Jan 2021 20:01:40 GMT Expires 0 Server nginx Strict-Transport-Security max-age=31536000 ; includeSubDomains X-Content-Type-Options nosniff, nosniff X-CorrelationId c22fffff-05c7-4d2c-81c0-699bbba555c3 X-Frame-Options DENY X-Psn-Correlation-Id c22fffff-05c7-4d2c-81c0-699bbba555c3 X-Psn-Request-Id 8b5177d1681a03522a5a687f9de05f18 X-RequestId 8b5177d1681a03522a5a687f9de05f18 X-XSS-Protection 1; mode=block

Request Headers Accept text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/\*;q=0.8 Accept-Encoding gzip, deflate, br Accept-Language en-US,en;q=0.5 Connection keep-alive DNT 1 Host ca.account.sony.com Referer https://store.playstation.com/en-us/latest Upgrade-Insecure-Requests 1 User-Agent Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:85.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/85.0

Asked by Hugh 2 years ago

Answered by Hugh 2 years ago

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Bookmarks reappearing also when cancelled

I recently updated Microsoft Office from 2016 to 2019. My bookmarks have been inflated, duplicated, ecc. The problem is when i eliminate the bookmarks that i donot need, … (read more)

I recently updated Microsoft Office from 2016 to 2019. My bookmarks have been inflated, duplicated, ecc. The problem is when i eliminate the bookmarks that i donot need, they keep appearing / displaying again automaticaly. I have also said donot sync bookmarks but to no avail.

Asked by Di Dea Salvatore 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago