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Themes & extension icons

I just installed Firefox on a new Windows 11 desktop computer. I ported my profiles over and it appears everything came over EXCEPT: - Themes aren't working. I've tried… (read more)

I just installed Firefox on a new Windows 11 desktop computer. I ported my profiles over and it appears everything came over EXCEPT: - Themes aren't working. I've tried switching them and they still don't display. The menu bar is black w/white letters; the toolbar is gray with white icons/letters. - My extension icons are there...sort of. If I hover over them I can see the tool tip but the icon doesn't appear on the toolbar which is light gray in color. I can live without the themes if I have to. Not so much the invisible extension icons. Any suggestions as to how I can get them to appear as they do on my Windows 10 desktop? Screen cap below. Cursor is hovered over the Undo Close Tab extension icon but where's the icon? Any suggestions as to how to troubleshoot this will be appreciated!!

Asked by MarkZ 1 year ago

Answered by MarkZ 1 year ago

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Youtube appearance defaults to dark when set to light.

For the past week Firefox has been opening Youtube in dark when for the last decade I've been using light. Every time I change to light it works for that tab, if I open a… (read more)

For the past week Firefox has been opening Youtube in dark when for the last decade I've been using light. Every time I change to light it works for that tab, if I open a new tab and load Youtube it opens in dark appearance. When I change to light and then click my avatar in the top right of Youtube it's still states I'm in dark when it's in light.

Why doesn't the light appearance stay? I've cleared cookies and that doesn't seem to work. It's also specific to Firefox, this doesn't happen in Microsoft Edge.

Asked by immodium 1 year ago

Answered by immodium 1 year ago

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back button not bringing up previous page without right clicking

I expect the back button to return to the previous page visited, but too often the button either doesn't respond at all or a right click is required to view the page hist… (read more)

I expect the back button to return to the previous page visited, but too often the button either doesn't respond at all or a right click is required to view the page history. Is there something I need to do get the original function of the back button that I thought was universal in most browsers?

Asked by cnaset@msn.com 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox Bookmark Suggestions Incorrect

The problem is that when I search in the address bar, it does not give full search suggestions from bookmarks; it shortens the url. Example: I have a bookmark for https:… (read more)

The problem is that when I search in the address bar, it does not give full search suggestions from bookmarks; it shortens the url.

Example: I have a bookmark for https://mail.proton.me/u/0/inbox When searching from the address bar, it always suggests mail.proton.me/

I tried completely deleting history to see if that was affecting it, which it was not. I have also tried changing many other settings to no avail. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by vurden 1 year ago

Answered by vurden 1 year ago

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Audio issues with Firefox

Hello, I was using my headphones for watching YouTube on Firefox but then I unplugged them and the audio has stopped playing. I thought the issue was with the volume of m… (read more)

Hello, I was using my headphones for watching YouTube on Firefox but then I unplugged them and the audio has stopped playing. I thought the issue was with the volume of my speakers, but the audio worked on any other app. So I plugged my headphones again and I could hear the audio from them. Anything I can do for fixing this (I even restarted the PC but the audio only plays with headphones)?

Regards, Tommaso

Asked by Tommaso 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Firefox takes ~1 minute to load pages after window appears.

Title. Whenever I open Firefox, the window will appear shortly after, but it will take around a minute for websites to load. This applies to both tabs from older sessions… (read more)

Title. Whenever I open Firefox, the window will appear shortly after, but it will take around a minute for websites to load. This applies to both tabs from older sessions and opening new tabs. It doesn't matter whether I've just booted up, or if I've been running for half an hour. I've tried disabling all extensions, but that hasn't fixed anything. I am running Linux Mint 21.1 Cinnamon on my Gaming Laptop. Specs shouldn't be an issue. ANY HELP WOULD BE MUCH APPRECIATED!

Asked by logangbentley 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Lost everything seemingly after recent browser update

Tabs, history, bookmarks, basicly anything and everything that was crucial are gone, seemingly after recent update. I had similar problem a couple of month ago and didn't… (read more)

Tabs, history, bookmarks, basicly anything and everything that was crucial are gone, seemingly after recent update. I had similar problem a couple of month ago and didn't find clear solution back then, but it all got sorted out maybe in couple of days (probably with next update or something?). Well who would've thought i would get screwed like that a second time.

So i can't tell for sure whats caused it or how it got fixed. What i manged to figure out both times this happend is that somehow i have 2 versions of Firefox Profiles judgin by the dates of the cursed updates. So i guess my stuff is still there but i can't acces it.

Also worth mentioning is that both times i've got screwed by updates, my FF shortcuts from Quick Acces pannel stoped working and i needed to drag'n'drop em all over again.

Im at totall loss here, i know the info i've provided is almost nonexistant but if anyone knows whats up i would be greatly apreciative if you could tell how do i fix this and prevent it from happening in the future.

Asked by JS 1 year ago

Answered by Bithiah 1 year ago

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Sign In: Email from Firefox EVERY day

Every day when I sign in to Firefox I receive this email message, and I don't know why. I have been signing into Firefox for a few years. I don't remember when this start… (read more)

Every day when I sign in to Firefox I receive this email message, and I don't know why. I have been signing into Firefox for a few years. I don't remember when this started and I'm not sure if this is just your way of authenticating that I am me or not. Please explain this email I receive from accounts@firefox.com. I have changed my password many times so that can't be it, at least I don't think that's it.

Thank you for your help Rhonda

Asked by Rhonda 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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enlarge GIF image underneath text overlay?

Using FF 108.0.2 (64-bit) in Debian 11 Linux,I need to view http://www3.winsystem.org/monitor/webmonitor.php but my new laptop is very high resolution. I can control the … (read more)

Using FF 108.0.2 (64-bit) in Debian 11 Linux,I need to view http://www3.winsystem.org/monitor/webmonitor.php but my new laptop is very high resolution. I can control the text size with Ctrl+ but the background gif image of a small window with bogus scrollbar needs to be made larger somehow so that the white text can be read against the black portion of the image.

Is there some way to enlarge the gif image, please?

Asked by ynotssor 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Auction Site 'Catawiki' will not load signing in page.

Auction Site 'Catawiki' will not load signing in page. Yet if I use incognito mode I can sign in. I have cleared the cache and disabled my add-blocker but still no joy. … (read more)

Auction Site 'Catawiki' will not load signing in page. Yet if I use incognito mode I can sign in. I have cleared the cache and disabled my add-blocker but still no joy.

Asked by bob_lock 1 year ago

Answered by bob_lock 1 year ago

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Two maps "Andere bladwijzers" (Other bookmarks) in Firefox.

Good morning, Recently I discovered there are two maps called "Andere bladwijzers" in my Firefox browser. I deleted a submap in the second map and noticed this submap had… (read more)

Good morning, Recently I discovered there are two maps called "Andere bladwijzers" in my Firefox browser. I deleted a submap in the second map and noticed this submap had also disappeared in the first map. Is there something I must do or can I leave these two large maps as it is? Thanking you in advance for your reply. With kind regards, Ed Schijf, the Netherlands

Asked by edschijf 1 year ago

Answered by edschijf 1 year ago

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Customization

Hello, I was wondering if there is any way for firefox to not open a new window when i click a link? Instead, it would open a new tab, not a new window. if there is any … (read more)

Hello, I was wondering if there is any way for firefox to not open a new window when i click a link? Instead, it would open a new tab, not a new window.

if there is any way to do this, please tell me

also, how do you make your bookmarks show while in a site?

thanks guys!

Asked by SnapFloresco 1 year ago

Answered by Bithiah 1 year ago

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Firefox+VPN=no access to Youtube

As of today (worked yesterday and previously), I cant access Youtube using Firefox with my ProtonVPN on. Chrome+ProtonVPN=yes Firefox+ProtonVPN=no Firefox withoutVPN=yes … (read more)

As of today (worked yesterday and previously), I cant access Youtube using Firefox with my ProtonVPN on. Chrome+ProtonVPN=yes Firefox+ProtonVPN=no Firefox withoutVPN=yes Can I fix this in Firefox settings or ProtonVPN settings. I have contacted both.

Asked by hetrazom 1 year ago

Answered by Dropa 1 year ago

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Even after turning off autocompletion of logins, the username list still pops up

I thought I had turned off autocompletion for logins, but when I log into websites, the username suggestion box still pops up. This is very annoying. See attached image… (read more)

I thought I had turned off autocompletion for logins, but when I log into websites, the username suggestion box still pops up. This is very annoying. See attached image for an example (edited to hide my actual username for that site). What do I need to change to get rid of this?

Asked by ff.ix 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Wrong Info

BE NICE? Are you kidding me? I have asked for help on this issue NUMEROUS times and NO ONE has ever responded to this problem. I'm Past Being Nice! DO YOU SEE THE INFORM… (read more)

BE NICE? Are you kidding me? I have asked for help on this issue NUMEROUS times and NO ONE has ever responded to this problem. I'm Past Being Nice!

DO YOU SEE THE INFORMATION ATTACHED? It is WRONG and has been WRONG for months and months, but no one wants to address the issue. Most of you simply IGNORE this information and I'm guessing you don't know how to correct it.

First of all, I DO NOT have Windows 8, I've never had Windows 8 or any derivation of Windows 8 on this PC or any other ELECTRONIC device I have now or in the past, EVER! One day I turned on my PC checked for updates and to my HORROR this is what I found.

The latest information you have assigned to me is THUNDERBIRD, DON'T know what it is or why I have it listed as something I use, I Don't.

WHAT version are we on anyway????????????

Firefox is the WORST browser I have EVER used. Whenever I have a problem you respond with some ridiculous IT jargon and I'm supposed to fix it and there are so many problems I can't even begin to count them. YOU EXPECT EVERYONE to know how to program, understand programming jargon, and simply fix YOUR problems. What you need is a SUPPORT phone number for those of us who are not as SMART as you. Yeah, yeah I know your all volunteers, MAYBE it's time you hired people who know what they are doing and can speak to people in a language that is UNDERSTANDABLE to most of us in the REAL WORLD!!!!!!

Fix this problem. I want it fixed, not by ME by YOU folks at Firefox before I transfer all of my files to my new PC.

OH, I know EXACTLY what your response is going to be; You're going to waste my time with a million questions that have NOTHING to do with anything, then you'll want me to try this or that or the other thing while you CROSS YOUR FINGERS and hope that I can fix it! DO NOT DO THAT, or you will simply IGNORE my question which is what MOST EVERYONE in your organization does. REALLY, they simply pretend I haven't asked this question.

GET with the program and figure out HOW TO SERVE regular everyday people who use your product. I've read too many articles about problems that you continue to have without resolution, and the numbers of people leaving FIREFOX.

I WOULD HAVE to say, YOU HAVE A PROBLEM! I don't care if you use volunteers or not, what I care about is communication that makes sense to me, NOT to you. When I read your articles that are supposed to CLEAR up the issue and then you name those volunteers who wrote the article, am I impressed? Only in the sense of the stupidity of your idea of HELP!

STOP WITH YOUR educated guesses about my BROWSER, this is just another way of AVOIDANCE FOR YOU! If NO ONE in your organization will even address this issue you couldn't possibly know ANYTHING!

Most Sincerely, Rhonda Caywood

Asked by Rhonda 1 year ago

Last reply by Andrew 1 year ago

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108.0.2 (64-bit) to 109.01

I recently upgraded from 108.0.2 (64-bit) to 109.01 but it slowed my PC down to the point of uselessness. Nothing else changed application or OS-wise. PC, OS and all Apps… (read more)

I recently upgraded from 108.0.2 (64-bit) to 109.01 but it slowed my PC down to the point of uselessness. Nothing else changed application or OS-wise. PC, OS and all Apps are current & up to date. Defrag, Cache Clear a& all similar utilities run on scheduled basis prior to upgrade and everything A-OK.

Is this a Known Issue? If so, is there a fix coming

Asked by abroadwarriorc 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Sync tabs gone

I wanted to use sync to transfer my tabs from my previous MacBook to my new MacBook. I reset the previous MacBook and now when I login to the new one, sync does not show … (read more)

I wanted to use sync to transfer my tabs from my previous MacBook to my new MacBook. I reset the previous MacBook and now when I login to the new one, sync does not show any of my previous tabs.

Asked by alphahz100 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Program FOCUS is non-existant in FF now

On starting FF now there is no focus, so other prog's can't e.g. open FF then download or enter a link, etc. directly. That is is a huge nuisance. Also Ctl+H or B (Histo… (read more)

On starting FF now there is no focus, so other prog's can't e.g. open FF then download or enter a link, etc. directly. That is is a huge nuisance. Also Ctl+H or B (History or Bookmarks) don't work until the cursor is clicked within FF which is a major concentration breaker. Is there something in the settings to give FF focus when it opens like it has always done in the past? I don't like changing things in there without guidance. It's not just me, my wife's laptop is having the same issues.

Asked by iamjaydear 1 year ago

Answered by iamjaydear 1 year ago