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Stop Auto Open After Download

Hi, I am a student, who tend to mass download files at once. The annoying part is that after every download, firefox automatically opens up the downloaded file in a new … (read more)

Hi,

I am a student, who tend to mass download files at once. The annoying part is that after every download, firefox automatically opens up the downloaded file in a new tap. How can I disable automatically open files after download?

Thanks.

Asked by z7798xxzzz 5 months ago

Answered by Terry 5 months ago

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Hide or show system window title bar

I have a new PC running Kubuntu 22.04, with Mozilla Firefox 120.0.1 (64 bit) installed. Standard, the system window title bar was hidden. But I wanted access to the "Mo… (read more)

I have a new PC running Kubuntu 22.04, with Mozilla Firefox 120.0.1 (64 bit) installed. Standard, the system window title bar was hidden. But I wanted access to the "Move to desktop" menu and wanted the title in the title bar. So, in "Customize toolbar" I checked "Title bar". The title bar reappeared, but a complete border along the Firefox window became inaccessible, and when clicking in that zone, it effectively clicked in the window behind. In particular, the complete menu bar is inaccessible, as well as the scroll bar on the left and in the bookmarks sidebar the fold/unfold. And Mozilla Thunderbird 115.5.0 has the same annoying behaviour. Even when hovering over some menus in the Mozilla window, you can sometimes see reactions from the window under the Mozilla window. On older Kubuntu computers (up to 18.04) with older versions of Firefox (up to 113.0.2) and Thunderbird (up to 102.11.0) I do not have that problem. How can I get at the same time access to both the system title bar and the menu bar ?

Asked by th.pauwels 4 months ago

Answered by th.pauwels 4 months ago

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How to unpin google in my search bar

Every time I am trying to search, google is always pinned on my search bar, and I want to get rid of it. How can I remove google? (On the image I marked the issue with a … (read more)

Every time I am trying to search, google is always pinned on my search bar, and I want to get rid of it. How can I remove google? (On the image I marked the issue with a red circle)

Asked by Nekoboy 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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All live Twitch channels "offline" despite that they are streaming

As of recently, every time I try to watch someone on Twitch, where the video feed would normally be is the streamer's offline banner image. Chat is working fine, and is a… (read more)

As of recently, every time I try to watch someone on Twitch, where the video feed would normally be is the streamer's offline banner image. Chat is working fine, and is active despite the stream not being displayed on my end. If I check the Twitch mobile app the stream displays as normal, so I know they are currently streaming. I tried disabling all of my add-ons and restarting the browser to no avail. I am a noob, so please be patient with me. I have attached images of an example, but this happens with any live channel, not just ones I am following (I do not have any active subscriptions as far as I know).

Asked by boarself 5 months ago

Answered by boarself 5 months ago

Many Websites even don't load any more

Many complex websites that had no problem till the latest version of Firefox don't load any more with the newest version. If this goes on like this I have to change my br… (read more)

Many complex websites that had no problem till the latest version of Firefox don't load any more with the newest version. If this goes on like this I have to change my browser. I used Firefox now for many years but it looks like I have to change, as there are no problems with other web browsers (Opera, Edge, Chrome, etc).

Aren't there a lot of feedbacks like mine?

SIncerely, Franz

Asked by xreichart 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Firefox is Very Slow to Start

Hello! I need some help. Every since 4-6 months ago, Firefox has been extremely slow when I boot it up at first, with some page load times taking more than 10 minutes. So… (read more)

Hello! I need some help. Every since 4-6 months ago, Firefox has been extremely slow when I boot it up at first, with some page load times taking more than 10 minutes. Some fixes have seemed to work, but they never work permanently. From my testing, it is not the result of any extension and the issue persists in troubleshoot mode. What has not helped my testing is that, after enough restarts of Firefox, the problem goes away and web pages load quickly, so this has caused some false positives. Has anyone else had a similar problem they were able to fix? Should I try uninstalling Firefox and reinstalling it?

Asked by theebonyduke 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

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Screenshot is not functional

I am using Firefox 120.0.1, and I have difficulty to take screenshot. I tried to press shortcut key and button in toolbar as shown in the attached image, but they didn't… (read more)

I am using Firefox 120.0.1, and I have difficulty to take screenshot.

I tried to press shortcut key and button in toolbar as shown in the attached image, but they didn't work.

Is there any good way to fix this problem without reinstall firefox app?

Asked by hayabusa FireFox 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 months ago

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Firefox exclusively scrolling extremely fast

Scrolling in Firefox is causing any webpage to scroll many lines at once with a single click, and it seems to be exclusively happening to Firefox, as every other applicat… (read more)

Scrolling in Firefox is causing any webpage to scroll many lines at once with a single click, and it seems to be exclusively happening to Firefox, as every other application scrolls normally. I have tried searching here and elsewhere for a solution, and I have tried to change about:config settings based on the recommendations I could find to no avail. I have also tried to refresh Firefox and have used Troubleshoot Mode, but those too have not worked. I have no clue as to what could have caused this, as I have not been messing with any settings prior to this.

Asked by eventfulhorizon 2 months ago

Answered by eventfulhorizon 2 months ago

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Google search page not displaying correctly in troubleshooting mode, but does display correctly in private window

When I do a Google search, the icons/buttons for Web, Images, Shopping, etc. do not display correctly. I can only see the tops of the buttons. I tried disabling my plugin… (read more)

When I do a Google search, the icons/buttons for Web, Images, Shopping, etc. do not display correctly. I can only see the tops of the buttons. I tried disabling my plugins but that didn't help. I launched FF in troubleshooting mode and that still did not resolve it. So far, I've only found two ways to fix it. I can either view it in a private window or I can use the User Agent Switcher plugin to force it to Chrome. This is something that just recently started, probably beginning with v119 or even 119.01.

Asked by John Neiberger 6 months ago

Last reply by John Neiberger 6 months ago

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Access denied

Today I went to tesco.com site OK, but when I tried to login I got an Access denied message: "You don't have permission to access "http://www.tesco.com/account/login/en-G… (read more)

Today I went to tesco.com site OK, but when I tried to login I got an Access denied message: "You don't have permission to access "http://www.tesco.com/account/login/en-GB?" on this server.

Reference #18.96421202.1700656983.3e25708 "

I cleared cookies and history and eventually uninstalled and re-installed firefox, but still the massage persists.

MS Edge and Google get me i fine, but I prefer to use Firefox if possible. Can you please suggest a way to prevent the error message.

Thanks

Asked by trish-and 6 months ago

Answered by trish-and 6 months ago

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How to get rid of "Your browser is being managed by your organization."

I want to find to get rid of this or find the source of this so I can delete it. In "about:policies" there are 2 Active Policies: "DisableTelemetry", and "DisableDefault… (read more)

I want to find to get rid of this or find the source of this so I can delete it.

In "about:policies" there are 2 Active Policies: "DisableTelemetry", and "DisableDefaultBrowserAgent" Also, in "about:policies" I'm not sure if it's related, but there is a long list of policies there too.

Asked by cole 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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unable to stream from firefox in mightynetworks (and in googlemeet or similar services like jitsi)

I want to be able to start a live stream in Mighty Networks - all seems to work, except the go live button is blanked out. I tried all the usual up to reinstalling firefo… (read more)

I want to be able to start a live stream in Mighty Networks - all seems to work, except the go live button is blanked out. I tried all the usual up to reinstalling firefox and generating a new userprofile in windows 11 and getting a brand new firefox version running in the new userprofile. With other browsers like chrome it just works fine.

On my latptop running windows 10 firefox does not encouter this problem.

Any suggestions are very welcome, I can of course switch browsers but would prefer to see this issue resolved.

Curious to hear if any other users encounter the same issue,

Thanks for any help provided,

Bart

Asked by bartdenys 6 months ago

Answered by bartdenys 6 months ago

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what triggers the captive portal login?

what triggers the captive portal login... ? It's a great feature on a phone! I am experiencing it on Linux 6.1.0-13-amd64 #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Debian 6.1.55-1 (20… (read more)

what triggers the captive portal login... ? It's a great feature on a phone!

I am experiencing it on Linux 6.1.0-13-amd64 #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Debian 6.1.55-1 (2023-09-29) x86_64 GNU/Linux, Firefox 115.1 (esr?) to 120.0.

Firefox is talking out through a Comcast-supplied router to the outside world and the captive portal attempt is being sent to one of localhost's aliases.

The firewall was setup as ufw disable; ufw reset; ufw default deny incoming; ufw default allow outgoing; ufw enable. The local apache is reporting attempts to access localhost's /canonical.html every 3 seconds. 127.0.0.1 - - [22/Nov/2023:06:10:55 -0800] "GET /canonical.html HTTP/1.1" 301 582 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:120.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/120.0" sc:80 127.0.0.1 - - [22/Nov/2023:06:10:58 -0800] "GET /canonical.html HTTP/1.1" 301 582 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:120.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/120.0" sc:80 127.0.0.1 - - [22/Nov/2023:06:11:01 -0800] "GET /canonical.html HTTP/1.1" 301 582 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:120.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/120.0" sc:80 127.0.0.1 - - [22/Nov/2023:06:11:04 -0800] "GET /canonical.html HTTP/1.1" 301 582 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:120.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/120.0" sc:80 127.0.0.1 - - [22/Nov/2023:06:11:07 -0800] "GET /canonical.html HTTP/1.1" 301 582 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:120.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/120.0" sc:80 127.0.0.1 - - [22/Nov/2023:06:11:10 -0800] "GET /canonical.html HTTP/1.1" 301 582 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:120.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/120.0" sc:80 127.0.0.1 - - [22/Nov/2023:06:11:13 -0800] "GET /canonical.html HTTP/1.1" 301 582 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:120.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/120.0"

Asked by scott166 6 months ago

Answered by scott166 6 months ago

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Website Claim I'm Using a VPN When I'm Not

I am on Firefox Developer Edition 120.0b9 (64-bit macOS). Using sites like whatismyip and whatismyipaddress, I am seeing that I have a VPN or Proxy enabled. When I use Ch… (read more)

I am on Firefox Developer Edition 120.0b9 (64-bit macOS). Using sites like whatismyip and whatismyipaddress, I am seeing that I have a VPN or Proxy enabled. When I use Chrome, I don't see this. I went through all the settings and turned off anything that could even remotely be related, and still get the same results. Does Firefox have a built in VPN that I am unaware of? Is there a way to turn it off?

Asked by mlfusco97 6 months ago

Answered by mlfusco97 6 months ago

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BUG? When I set "NEVER REMEMBER HISTORY" Firefox creates an INVALID HTTP REQUEST

1. When I set "NEVER REMEMBER HISTORY" Firefox create an initial INVALID INITIAL http request. GET /lipsum.html undefined <--------------------- HERE Hos… (read more)

1. When I set "NEVER REMEMBER HISTORY" Firefox create an initial INVALID INITIAL http request.


GET /lipsum.html undefined <--------------------- HERE Host: myhost.com User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:120.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/120.0 Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/avif,image/webp,*/*;q=0.8 Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5 Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate, br DNT: 1 Sec-GPC: 1 Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1 Connection: keep-alive Sec-Fetch-Dest: document Sec-Fetch-Mode: navigate Sec-Fetch-Site: none Sec-Fetch-User: ?1 Pragma: no-cache Cache-Control: no-cache

3. This causes a NS_ERROR_NET_TIMEOUT_EXTERNAL

4. Firefox then immediately issues a 2nd HTTP Request, this time correctly.

GET /lipsum.html HTTP/1.1 <---------------------------- Host: myhost.com User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:120.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/120.0 Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/avif,image/webp,*/*;q=0.8 Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5 Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate DNT: 1 Sec-GPC: 1 Connection: keep-alive Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1 Pragma: no-cache Cache-Control: no-cache

I have a video of the behavior and a simple HTML file to test with. I can't upload either.

Asked by Peter 6 months ago

Last reply by Peter 6 months ago

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Browser hangs in internet

Other browsers and programs manage to use the web just fine, but lately, firefox is hanging for minutes at a time, spinning its wheels, when I try to do anything online. … (read more)

Other browsers and programs manage to use the web just fine, but lately, firefox is hanging for minutes at a time, spinning its wheels, when I try to do anything online. It happens multiple times per hour, for several minutes. No idea what is wrong. I tried everything firefox recommends. Nada. Anybuddy have a clue? About to go back to the darkside, chrome. This is maddening.

Asked by sirensynapse 6 months ago

Last reply by sirensynapse 6 months ago

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youtube videos will not play video only get audio with green screen

Firefox just updated to version 120.0 I hadn't used youtube for a while. When I tried to play youtube videos none of them will play, only get a green screen with audio I… (read more)

Firefox just updated to version 120.0 I hadn't used youtube for a while. When I tried to play youtube videos none of them will play, only get a green screen with audio In troubleshooting mode they will play Refreshing firefox does not fix the problem

Asked by rlbird2 6 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 6 months ago

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Address bar suggestions - new behaviour, huge problem!

Help! I just installed the latest Firefox 120.0 and I have a huge problem: I work a lot with the address bar. I type a few characters and choose a URL from my history th… (read more)

Help! I just installed the latest Firefox 120.0 and I have a huge problem:

I work a lot with the address bar. I type a few characters and choose a URL from my history that I need to work with, then modify that URL by typing or pasting, to get the address I need. Now, I can't do that. Either I accept the full URL suggested or I must type a completely new one. That's a huge obstacle for me. I absolutely need to work with, i.e. select and modify, URLs that I have previously visited.

Please tell me there is a way to do this!

Asked by UNjobsMedia 6 months ago

Answered by UNjobsMedia 6 months ago