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Disable "Open Firefox every time you restart your computer" opt-in prompt

Starting with Firefox version 120, you can set Firefox to automatically launch whenever you start or restart your Windows computer. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/o… (read more)

Starting with Firefox version 120, you can set Firefox to automatically launch whenever you start or restart your Windows computer. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/open-firefox-automatically-when-you-start-computer

The browser shows opt-in prompt for the user to easily setup this behavior. However, I do not want to do this.

When I click "No thanks", the prompt goes away, but couple days later, it returns. I guess that an update resets the prompt status.

Is there a way to permanently disable this opt-in prompt without allowing Firefox to start automatically with the computer?

Asked by Raaraa 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Firefox Multi-Account Containers | Container Name in URL Bar

Firefox 126.0.1 displays a very long name of a container completely in the URL bar. Firefox 127.0 truncates container names AWS long account and role names make keeping… (read more)

Firefox 126.0.1 displays a very long name of a container completely in the URL bar.

Firefox 127.0 truncates container names

AWS long account and role names make keeping the long name very convenient (works with the 'AWS SSO Containers' Add-On

Asked by Itai 4 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 weeks ago

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Firefox Extensions Not Showing On Toolbar

I see where other people have posed this question but the procedure offered is not available to me. I am using Firefox (Flatpak) version 121.0 on an Ubuntu 22.04 laptop.… (read more)

I see where other people have posed this question but the procedure offered is not available to me.

I am using Firefox (Flatpak) version 121.0 on an Ubuntu 22.04 laptop.

On installing a new extension I should either see the extension's icon on my toolbar or else have a clear means of adding it. I have neither.

Clicking on the jigsaw icon in the toolbar, I get migrated to the about:addons page. On clicking the Extensions tab, I get the screen listing all installed extensions. Each extension has a ... icon beside it. But when I click on this, there is no "Pin To Toolbar" option.

What is wrong here ?

Asked by tamjk 5 months ago

Answered by tamjk 5 months ago

latest FFox supernova blew up reader view

In previous versions of FFx, toggling to Reader view used the same font I'd chosen in Settings / wherever. Now it's something else, in boldface with no distinctions made … (read more)

In previous versions of FFx, toggling to Reader view used the same font I'd chosen in Settings / wherever. Now it's something else, in boldface with no distinctions made in original view (italics, not italics, etc). & there doesn't seem to be any way I can control fonts in Reader.

Any suggestions? In plain English, please, I am NOT a programmer or computer professional, just a regular human trying to use this new version that seems to have broken everything I liked about FFx.

Asked by pat.g888 3 months ago

Last reply by pat.g888 3 months ago

Latest Update deleted addon extension

After the latest update (Monday) my Lastpass extension icon disappeared from the extension toolbar. It was still listed in the Add-ons and themes page. How do I get it v… (read more)

After the latest update (Monday) my Lastpass extension icon disappeared from the extension toolbar. It was still listed in the Add-ons and themes page. How do I get it visible again? I've tried to right click the Lasspass icon but "pin it" does not appear. I've deleted the extension, rebooted and reinstalled with no difference.

Asked by rvolkwein3 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

Is there now a way to make the "Reopen Closed Tab" actually reopen closed tabs again?

A while back the behavior of the ctrl+shift+t shortcut changed from reopening tab in the current window to reopening tab in the current window or reopening last closed wi… (read more)

A while back the behavior of the ctrl+shift+t shortcut changed from reopening tab in the current window to reopening tab in the current window or reopening last closed window which for me and a lot of other people too made it worse. There's been a thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1421356 but it's been archived without a real solution. Is there now a way like a about:config toggle to bring back the old functionality? I really miss the old behavior.

Asked by D4VID 1 month ago

Last reply by D4VID 1 month ago

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No option for picture in picture on twitch

I've just switched to firefox from brave, and theres no button on twitch to enable picture in picture. Using the keyboard shortcut (cmd+option+shift+]) works, but I'd muc… (read more)

I've just switched to firefox from brave, and theres no button on twitch to enable picture in picture. Using the keyboard shortcut (cmd+option+shift+]) works, but I'd much rather click something on the screen. On brave there used to be a picture in picture button alongside settings, theatre mode, and fullscreen buttons, but on firefox this has been replaced by a clip button. There's no option for it if I right click (this works on youtube), and no option in the address bar for either twitch or youtube. I've tried disabling all my extensions and lowering protections but nothing seems to work.

Asked by Jacob 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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disable tab detaching (tear-off) when dragging down

When i click on a tab, if I am not perfectly steady at the time of the click, Firefox opens the tab in a new windows. It happens several times a day, it's quite annoying.… (read more)

When i click on a tab, if I am not perfectly steady at the time of the click, Firefox opens the tab in a new windows. It happens several times a day, it's quite annoying. Searching for solutions in the support page, I've found that there was an add-on to disable this function, but now it's not available anymore. Is there a solution in 2024?

Asked by odioidentisti 3 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 3 months ago

mouse pointer

mouse pointer is nice size in general but becomes VERY small when I go into websites. this happens when i use either floorp or firefox but is fine when i use chrome( woul… (read more)

mouse pointer is nice size in general but becomes VERY small when I go into websites. this happens when i use either floorp or firefox but is fine when i use chrome( would rat5her not use google). i just don't see where I can fix this in Firefox settings

Asked by bill morin 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

Tabs bar is scrolling

I can't find a way to disable tabs scrolling. This is highly confusing, I have to always look for my tabs and do extra clicks and scrolling. This is very distracting. Als… (read more)

I can't find a way to disable tabs scrolling. This is highly confusing, I have to always look for my tabs and do extra clicks and scrolling. This is very distracting. Also those two buttons - "<" & ">" - they occupy extra space. The left one is especially annoying because I expect a "+ new tab" button to be there. I don' want to test/use this new experimental feature, how can I turn this off? Thank you.

Asked by Arseniy Fomchenko 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

Picture in picture not working

Whenever I use the picture in picture feature, it always opens up in a bigger tab instead of the floating PiP. I am unable to adjust the sizing whatsoever. Is there a way… (read more)

Whenever I use the picture in picture feature, it always opens up in a bigger tab instead of the floating PiP. I am unable to adjust the sizing whatsoever. Is there a way to get around that?

Asked by Raymond Boheme 1 month ago

Last reply by allgoodbuddy 1 week ago

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Refresh Button mysteriously disappeared?

This is a silly one, probably. My refresh button has mysteriously disappeared from my browser toolbar. I can just use cmd+shift+r to refresh, but muscle memory keeps … (read more)

This is a silly one, probably.

My refresh button has mysteriously disappeared from my browser toolbar. I can just use cmd+shift+r to refresh, but muscle memory keeps looking for the button on screen too, and it would be nice to have it back!

I opened up the customize options, thinking maybe I just removed it by accident, but refresh doesn't appear to be an option?

I also opened it up in troubleshoot mode to see if that would change anything. It did not :(

I also don't have any extensions that mess with the toolbar, so I don't think that would be an issue (and troubleshoot mode should have disabled extensions anyway I think.)

I recently updated to 126.0.1 - no idea if that has anything to do with it, but this did happen right after the update.

There are a couple more people on here with the same question, and they all had easy solutions. I'm hoping I'm just not seeing a setting somewhere.

Thanks!

Asked by Rainingredpandas 1 month ago

Answered by Rainingredpandas 1 month ago

Video download helper icon does not appear on Firefox toolbar

I am setting up a new mac computer (Mac book Air M3 with Sonoma 14.3). I have installed Video Download Helper. The icon appears in the Applications folder and the Dock, b… (read more)

I am setting up a new mac computer (Mac book Air M3 with Sonoma 14.3). I have installed Video Download Helper. The icon appears in the Applications folder and the Dock, but not in the Firefox toolbar. How can I get the icon back? Many thanks.

Asked by Ron Vernon 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

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How can I disable the ctrl+t shortcut?

How can I disable the ctrl+t shortcut? I have tried using the Shortkey add-on, but it will not touch the ctrl+t shortcut. It works for everything else, just not that on… (read more)

How can I disable the ctrl+t shortcut? I have tried using the Shortkey add-on, but it will not touch the ctrl+t shortcut. It works for everything else, just not that one. I've been told I can modify the browser.xhtml file inside the omni.ja file, but I am finding that almost impossible. Has anyone managed to do this?

Asked by dan.murray 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

Firefox won't open in full screen

When I close firefox while it's in full screen, turn off my laptop, and then open it again the day after, it opens in the small screen for some reason. I tried going to t… (read more)

When I close firefox while it's in full screen, turn off my laptop, and then open it again the day after, it opens in the small screen for some reason. I tried going to the root directory in the about:profiles section of the more troubleshooting information section and renaming xulstore.json to xulstore.json.old, and each time it worked for a few days and then it just installed a new xulstore.json and went back to opening in the small screen. This is really annoying and I don't want to switch it manually every time.

Asked by HunterWade2024 3 months ago

Last reply by HunterWade2024 3 months ago

translating webpage from Arabic to English

translating webpage from Arabic to English How can you not have the option to translate form Arabic? How can you be so behind? Firefox is such a disappointment in so many… (read more)

translating webpage from Arabic to English How can you not have the option to translate form Arabic? How can you be so behind? Firefox is such a disappointment in so many ways

Asked by trishbed 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Norton Safe Search

My default search engine was Norton Safe Search but now it does not appear as one of the options to choose. I cannot remember all of them. Bing and Google are two of them… (read more)

My default search engine was Norton Safe Search but now it does not appear as one of the options to choose. I cannot remember all of them. Bing and Google are two of them but not Norton Safe Search although I have been able to add it to the toolbar. Why is it no longer one of the options?

Asked by ju.col 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

I don't see a Share button on toolbar or address bar

I'm a new user to Firefox on my Mac. I don't see a Share button that would allow me to email the current web site to a friend. Looking for help on the web, I see: To acc… (read more)

I'm a new user to Firefox on my Mac. I don't see a Share button that would allow me to email the current web site to a friend. Looking for help on the web, I see:

To access the feature, simply click on the Share button on the toolbar. The Share button looks like a paper airplane and is located to the right of the address bar.

but I just don't see any button or icon that looks like that.

I went into View > Toolbars > Customize Toolbars and didn't see a way to add a Share button. I clicked 'Restore to Defaults' and that didn't help.

I know I can choose File > Share from the menu but I'd rather have a toolbar item.

Here's a snapshot of my toolbar and address bar.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by rick707 3 months ago

Last reply by rick707 3 months ago