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Downloads now pop up over browsing window - how to disable?

Since the latest update of Firefox, I now notice that each time I download anything the downloads icon in the toolbar expands the download history and remains in front of… (read more)

Since the latest update of Firefox, I now notice that each time I download anything the downloads icon in the toolbar expands the download history and remains in front of the browsing window until I click out of it. This behavior is reminiscent of the Chrome browser opening a pop-up bar every time I download anything which had to be manually closed — a regular irritant. I can see where some may prefer to have the pop ups, but I don't appreciate it becoming the default. Is there any way to disable this behavior so that it downloads in the background as it used to?

Asked by wynden 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

Cursor size

I'm using Firefox Version 98.0.2 on Ubuntu 21.10 with Wayland and Gnome 40.4.0. I choose a larger cursor size from Ubuntu's Settings->Accessibility->Cursor Size. Ho… (read more)

I'm using Firefox Version 98.0.2 on Ubuntu 21.10 with Wayland and Gnome 40.4.0. I choose a larger cursor size from Ubuntu's Settings->Accessibility->Cursor Size. However, in Firefox the cursor always displayed in the smallest size.

Asked by shaishasag 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

Firefox Font is Big

Currently the fonts at the top of the page (tab headers, address bar, search bar, booksmarks) are all set to a larger font. I don't know how they got changed but they are… (read more)

Currently the fonts at the top of the page (tab headers, address bar, search bar, booksmarks) are all set to a larger font. I don't know how they got changed but they are too big now. If I try change font size and style in settings nothing happens. It is not how it looked on first install and using another browser has font sizes of a more practical size. I have tried uninstalling/reinstalling Firebox and also doing a refresh and it doesn't change anything.

Its almost like a bug that has made Firefox set these fonts larger than they should and not able to modifying them again.

I cannot for the life of me work out how to fix this and its very off putting to the point, short of a full OS reinstall I'll have to start using another browser.

Asked by mowensworld 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Some how my SEARCH WINDOW CHANGED POSITIONS

Since the beginning of Firefox I have used it. I got into the habit of the URL box on the right, SEARCH box on the left. Somehow they switched positions. Its been a long … (read more)

Since the beginning of Firefox I have used it. I got into the habit of the URL box on the right, SEARCH box on the left. Somehow they switched positions. Its been a long time since I had custom the bar at the top. I tried to search how to customize it as I always customized on new release. Now I can not find the CMD or current instruction of where to find it. [that is because the internet has lots of instructions from old releases]. I KNOW THERE IA WAY to ove icons, customize the Tool Bar but I can find under the current release. Anyone?

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Asked by jagman55 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

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Hide\Remove Bookmarks Toolbar & Other Bookmarks

I am reinstalling Windows\Firefox, and would like to hide\remove Bookmarks Toolbar & Other Bookmarks, as shown on the images. The Delete Folder option is greyed out f… (read more)

I am reinstalling Windows\Firefox, and would like to hide\remove Bookmarks Toolbar & Other Bookmarks, as shown on the images. The Delete Folder option is greyed out for both, and Other Bookmarks is empty.

Both were hidden\removed in my original installation, but I can't remember how I did that. I've seen posts mentioning e.g. browser.toolbars.bookmarks.2h2020 (it doesn't exist) in About:config, right-clicking on the Other Bookmarks and uncheck it (it doesn't exist).

I'm using Firefox 101.0.1 (64 bit).

Asked by anton.vantonder 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

How do I make the Refresh/Reload button be part of the URL Bar ?

I swear there was an option for that. I accidentally right clicked the toolbar and clicked on Something that messed up the very customized way I had my toolbar set up. Th… (read more)

I swear there was an option for that. I accidentally right clicked the toolbar and clicked on Something that messed up the very customized way I had my toolbar set up. Then I realized the Refresh button was missing. I go to put it back and something feels VERY off. I realized that the Refresh button is not part of the URL bar. I am not sure if it was part of it before, but I know for sure it was an option at some point.

Asked by MainGoldDragon 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Are proxy whitelist rules ignored in add-ons

Are Firefox add-ons (uBlock etc.) ignoring proxy whitelisting when they automaticaly updates filter rules? Observed behavior (example) - using proxy in Firefox with white… (read more)

Are Firefox add-ons (uBlock etc.) ignoring proxy whitelisting when they automaticaly updates filter rules? Observed behavior (example) - using proxy in Firefox with whitelisted easylist.to (network.proxy.no_proxies_on), proxy control panel still shows comunication to easylist.to. Is this somehow on me, or is it a bug?

Asked by barta2 5 days ago

Last reply by barta2 4 days ago

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Spell Check not working.

Dear Sir or Madam, I'm running 101.0.1 and spell check no longer works on any mail app like Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, BT Mail. If I use Chrome or Edge then spell check works… (read more)

Dear Sir or Madam,

I'm running 101.0.1 and spell check no longer works on any mail app like Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, BT Mail. If I use Chrome or Edge then spell check works correctly. This is despite my Firefox Settings being as below.....

Language Choose the languages used to display menus, messages, and notifications from Firefox. ENGLISH GB Set Alternatives… ENGLISH GB Choose your preferred language for displaying pages. Choose… ENGLISH (United Kingdom) (en-gb) Check your spelling as you type = Tick (Yes)

Could you please advise a fix?

Kind regards,

Neil.

P.S. If I use Chrome or Edge then spell check works correctly.

Asked by Trinovantes 4 days ago

Answered by Trinovantes 3 days ago

Autofocus on address bar

When opening a new container tab from another container tab through tab right click menu, address bar doesn't get auto focus. I am using "Firefox Multi-Account Containers… (read more)

When opening a new container tab from another container tab through tab right click menu, address bar doesn't get auto focus. I am using "Firefox Multi-Account Containers" extension.

Asked by Gaurav 4 days ago

Lastpass add-on Passwordless login via Lastpass authenticator doesn't work

Hello, I've been corresponding with LastPass about this, but they now refer me to Firefox support. I am using: Windows 11 Pro: Version 10.0.22000 Build 22000 Firefox brow… (read more)

Hello,

I've been corresponding with LastPass about this, but they now refer me to Firefox support.

I am using: Windows 11 Pro: Version 10.0.22000 Build 22000 Firefox browser: 101.0.1 (64-bit) LastPass Add-on for Firefox: 4.97.0.2 Phone: Samsung Galaxy S9+ with Android 10.0 LastPass Authenticator app on phone installed: version 2.7.0

Hello,

Enabling LastPass authenticator/passwordless has worked for my Chrome and Edge browsers on my Windows 11 PC [LastPass Version: 4.97.0]. However, it does NOT work with Firefox, so I need further help.

When I close the Firefox browser [version 101.0.1 (64-bit)]and re-launch it, then click on the LP extension icon [version 4.97.0.2] I first get a LP pop-up requesting “Accept Permissions” (see attached screenshot).

When I click through that with Accept, I get a regular LP login prompt requesting both my email and master password.

After I enter my credentials, THEN I get a Multifactor Authentication pop-up on the PC and the Authenticator [version 2.6.0] app prompts on my phone [Samsung Galaxy S9+ with Android 10.0]. (see screenshot) When I use the phone to enter Accept and my Authenticator PIN, then the browser extension is logged on as I would expect.

If I leave Firefox open and log out of my LP account then click the browser LP icon to log back in, I get the Use Authenticator button. When I select it, the Authenticator app on the phone pops up and log in is smooth, as I would expect.

However, when I click on the LP icon on the Firefox browser, I get (another) notice that I can activate Passwordless (see screenshot). When I accept that, I have to provide my master password again. Even though I have turned on the Passwordless feature several times, If I close Firefox and re-open it, and then click on the LP icon, it does not invoke the Authenticator. Instead, I have to repeat everything. It seems like closing Firefox does something to delete the Authenticator option saved in LP/Firefox.

In both Chrome and Edge, I have settings to delete browser history when they are closed. This does not seem to affect the Authenticator behavior. However, I have set the same settings in Firefox to delete browser history on close, but the Authenticator behavior is not as expected.

What setting in LP or Firefox can be used to have the Authenticator setting survive the browser being closed? Also, how do I avoid having to go through the Permissions prompt every time I launch Firefox and try to open the LP extension?

Thanks, Dave Hejde (970) 219-8843


Hmmmm. Firefox support is not accepting multiple image uploads. How can I get them associated with this submission?

Asked by OneDave 4 days ago

Last reply by OneDave 2 days ago

page up/down misaligned

I use firefox for reading pdfs a lot, and i would really like to use page up and page down for their proper functions when doing so rather than having to scroll. the iss… (read more)

I use firefox for reading pdfs a lot, and i would really like to use page up and page down for their proper functions when doing so rather than having to scroll. the issue is these keys dont move a full page height, they are slightly too small. thus the pages quickly become misaligned requiring scrolling to rectify. a very minor but very annoying problem that i assume has a simple fix but i cant figure it out. help with this would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Mr X 4 days ago

Add ons

I installed an extension, but by accident right clicked and selected hide extension from toolbar, and now I can't revert it and I also can't use it. can I revert it? … (read more)

I installed an extension, but by accident right clicked and selected hide extension from toolbar, and now I can't revert it and I also can't use it. can I revert it?

Asked by gabrielschool888 3 days ago

Last reply by Terry 3 days ago

Malware . I need to remove freeadvfit.com from firefox, it is notification piece of sofware which constantly pops up windows in the lower right corner of the screen

bold textI cannot find this malware in the settings anywhere, I assume it hides itself very thoroughly- I have tried the usual tricks, looking in extensions and add ons. … (read more)

bold textI cannot find this malware in the settings anywhere, I assume it hides itself very thoroughly- I have tried the usual tricks, looking in extensions and add ons. There are a number of solutions if you google it but they all seem to be useless or want you to pay for various malware removers- which probably dont work. Any help much appreciated .

Asked by niallduxbury 3 days ago

Last reply by RobertJ 3 days ago

Firefox Container

Hi, I have Firefox installed running under Windows 10. I have a number of extensions installed including Firefox Containers. I have had to change my router. When I res… (read more)

Hi, I have Firefox installed running under Windows 10. I have a number of extensions installed including Firefox Containers. I have had to change my router. When I restart my system with the new router connected to the internet and open Firefox I find that I cannot open any websites assigned to personal containers.

I switched back to my old router and everything works ok - I can open all sites including those assigned to containers.

When I switch back to usuing my new router however I again find I cannot access sites assigned to containers - error message is “Secure Connection Failed”.

I’ve removed the Firefox container extension.

Using my old router I can connect to all websites in the normal expected manner - none show they are assigned to Containers.

Using my new router however I still find that having opened Firefox I cannot access any website previously assigned to a Container. If I use another browser (Edge), trying to open a website previously assigned to a Firefox Container simply opens my router home page.

It would appear therefore that despite having removed the Firefox Container extension, when I boot up and connect to the internet via my new router there is still information stored somewhere on my system which is preventing my accessing websites previously assigned to containers.

How do I remove all necessary information from my system so that I can access all websites?

Thanks for your help

Asked by Anon 3 days ago

Increase font size of bookmarks toolbar and search bar

Hi! There are multiple recent threads on this issue, and not one of them has a solution, so I'm asking again. I want to increase the font size of the top header text, spe… (read more)

Hi! There are multiple recent threads on this issue, and not one of them has a solution, so I'm asking again. I want to increase the font size of the top header text, specifically the bookmarks toolbar, search bar, and tab titles. The text is too small for me to read. It would also be useful if I could increase the font size for the applications menu (the hamburger drop down menu in the far right of the header).

I do not want to increase the size of anything else, so changing layout.css.devPixelsPerPx is not the solution. I have changed my global zoom settings, and set them specifically to "Zoom text only", but this setting does not effect the bookmarks toolbar or the search bar. Changing the default font size also does not increase the size of this text.

Just to clarify again, these threads are not solutions to my question: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1214027 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1293358

Asked by e.bacas 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

AddBlock Plus

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone throug… (read more)

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone through the latest StartPage privacy protocol added to Firefox, but I am still beset with beastly adds. Hope you can help, Cordially, Joy

Asked by joy.breeze 3 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

LastPass extention not working

I use LastPass to manage my passwords. It has worked well with Firefox on a Dell running Windows 10 for several years. For the past week or two the LastPass icon is black… (read more)

I use LastPass to manage my passwords. It has worked well with Firefox on a Dell running Windows 10 for several years. For the past week or two the LastPass icon is black meaning not logged in. I enter my email and masterpassword and I see a vault with a spinning wheel for about 30 seconds and then the icon goes black again. No error message. If I click on the icon it shows I need to log in.

I've tried reinstalling the extension but the problem persists.

LastPass works fine for me on the same computer using Chrome for Windows. It also works with no issues when using Safari and Firefox on my Apple Macbook.

Asked by kebbe59 3 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 days ago