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google.com won't load

The google search bar on the homepage doesn't work, just does an infinite load, the same with google.com. The extensions I have are AVG Online Security, Malwarebytes, and… (read more)

The google search bar on the homepage doesn't work, just does an infinite load, the same with google.com. The extensions I have are AVG Online Security, Malwarebytes, and AVG Anti-Tracking. The version is the latest version 116.0.1

Asked by anthonyjshaffer917 11 months ago

Answered by anthonyjshaffer917 11 months ago

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Firefox tabs crash more and more often, meanwhile unusable - even in save mode

Since a week or two my Firefox tabs are crashing more and more often. At work on MacBook and at home on PC. Deleting the cache and cookies and even starting in Safe Mode… (read more)

Since a week or two my Firefox tabs are crashing more and more often. At work on MacBook and at home on PC.

Deleting the cache and cookies and even starting in Safe Mode are not helping - in fact while writing this very message had 5 crashes meanwhile!

Don't know if you can access the crash report: https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/4cd570db-d90d-4fcb-aee6-0a1660230818

Asked by spieltmit 11 months ago

Answered by spieltmit 11 months ago

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Script appears to be not working on some sites

Some of the scripts are not loading or working properly, like clicking boxes and notifications on some sites. Most recently this happened on the New Statesman website, I … (read more)

Some of the scripts are not loading or working properly, like clicking boxes and notifications on some sites. Most recently this happened on the New Statesman website, I doubt they haven't optimized their site for Firefox. Previously I encountered this on Gerogetown University's Management System platform, which according to IT should be fine with Firefox. I removed all the extensions, cleared the cache and cookies, tried troubleshooting mode, even reinstalled Firefox to no avail. I accept all cookies. Settings are default. The issue is specific to Firefox, Edge works fine. Please help, I don't want to migrate back to Edge.

Asked by G. Scheiring 11 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 11 months ago

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Pasting does not work in Whatsapp Web on FF

Since a few days, it is not possible to copy-and-paste any external text or content into the text field of WhatApp Web on Firefox. It works fine on Chrome. Also text m… (read more)

Since a few days, it is not possible to copy-and-paste any external text or content into the text field of WhatApp Web on Firefox. It works fine on Chrome. Also text manually copied from a previous WA message can be pasted.

We tried on other PCs with Firefox and Chrome, same situation. So it seems to be a problem of Firefox latest version.

Asked by PRODEC Consultores 11 months ago

Answered by PRODEC Consultores 11 months ago

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FF 116 Scrollbar Buttons Gone

Prior to Firefox 116, I could have the normal scrollbar up and down buttons showing by making: widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.allow-buttons True But now it seems… (read more)

Prior to Firefox 116, I could have the normal scrollbar up and down buttons showing by making:

widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.allow-buttons True

But now it seems to have no effect. This is under Linux/Mint/Cinnamon. Also, now long-pressing is doing smooth scrolling (I never want smooth scrolling anywhere) and can't find a way to stop that.

I have these set from before:

widget.gtk.overlay-scrollbars.enabled false widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.round-thumb false widget.non-native-theme.gtk.scrollbar.thumb-size .85 widget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.size 14 widget.non-native-theme.scrollbar.size.override 14 general.smoothScroll false general.smoothScroll.other false general.smoothScroll.lines false general.smoothScroll.pages false general.smoothScroll.pixels false general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel false mousewheel.system_scroll_override.enabled false toolkit.scrollbox.smoothScroll false ui.scrollToClick 0

Any suggestions appreciated.

Seems like it is always a fight retaining usable scrollbars in Firefox that do not hide, do not change size on mouse-over, do not "warp" on left click, do warp on center click, have a thumb that shows page size, have a background that is not white, and are not microscopic in size! Just call me "traditional"  :)

Thanks

Asked by crxssi 11 months ago

Answered by Terry 11 months ago

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Mac OS - how to add extension shortcus to the tool bar

Hi. I have a Mac running Ventura. I have done a fair amount of searching but can't seem to find instructions on how to add extension shortcuts to the toolbar. I feel stu… (read more)

Hi. I have a Mac running Ventura. I have done a fair amount of searching but can't seem to find instructions on how to add extension shortcuts to the toolbar. I feel stupid asking this question as I have added them previoulsy but just don't remember how it was done.

Asked by ric9 10 months ago

Answered by Terry 10 months ago

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Walmart forces me to sign in.

I have an account at Walmart.com. After the last time I placed an order, something changed. Now, just for simply going to their online site to browse, the page immediatel… (read more)

I have an account at Walmart.com. After the last time I placed an order, something changed. Now, just for simply going to their online site to browse, the page immediately rolls over to a login page. I cannot access the site simply to shop at all, without Walmart forcing me to sign in. This is annoying enough that I am considering canceling my Walmart account and shopping with other retailers. There is plenty of competition out there. This does not happen (as far as I know) with Chrome or edge, the browsers that do not prefer to use.

Asked by wpreames 11 months ago

Answered by wpreames 11 months ago

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How to provide ownership information for a personal website

To get to the point; I would like to make myself available in order to supply the information needed to establish my own website from my own server. I don't want to be fo… (read more)

To get to the point; I would like to make myself available in order to supply the information needed to establish my own website from my own server. I don't want to be forced to buy the rights to my own intellectual property. When I make it known that I am interested in a specific web address for my own use this will be used to gouge my resources and just make me pay a fee for things I don't need. Mozilla says that my website is not secure but I have an SSL certificate and it even later admits that the information is encrypted. I'm not mad, I simply don't want to be bullied and wrangled into purchasing what I don't need. Nobody has the web address I currently have as my ServerName. The more I advertise it while I am working on it, the more likely I will be gouged or it will be stolen out from under me.

I've been working on computational engineering topics on my own for about a year and a half since I have been unemployed. I am interested in developing my own website, free and clear. I have gotten to the point that I can access what I have built on my local network. I run a Macbook Air and dual boot a tower with Ubuntu 22.04 and Windows 10. I built a website on Github but I want to run my own version on Apache from my Ubuntu OS. So far I have an Apache server running and I can access my website with the web address (httpS://www.example.com) I want from the Ubuntu tower. When I am on my Mac I have to type the IP address of the tower to access the site; the web address won't work. I can do the same thing from my iphone while in the house as well. I have created my own SSL certificate (though I am not a certificate authority). When I access the website on the tower with the web address, Mozilla bonks me with a security warning. It says that there is no ownership information, though when I made the SSL cert, I provided a lot of info. I have a legitimate company verified with the IRS (established Jan 2022). I have a paypal account for any financing I may need to do, though I don't want to support greedy ISPs that horde resources and spy on their clients. I can provide practically any info you may need and I appreciate any advice you can give to help me avoid paying through the nose for a pet project that will NEVER turn a profit, especially if it has any additional overhead. I was given the tower through a contract position and I want to use it to it max value.

All that being said, I appreciate a stranger listening to my problems and considering them for a thoughtful response. I understand you have a boss and you may need to say what you need to say. I will try my best to be respectful; though I am rarely respected.

Asked by TOKI 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago

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Updating Firefox failed

I have a slight problem. I'm currently using Firefox 116.0.3 and it seems that it can't update. The automatic updating will run, and then it will fail (this is all the ti… (read more)

I have a slight problem. I'm currently using Firefox 116.0.3 and it seems that it can't update. The automatic updating will run, and then it will fail (this is all the time when using Firefox). It will recommend me to download the newest version from the website, but then the CDN will and I will be presented with the "connection was reset" error. This happens both on my Windows 10 and Windows 11 machines. Both are running Firefox 116.0.3.

Funnily enough I tried to see if I could download the newest version on Edge (Chromium), which it could but the version I got from the website was the same version I have now. I wonder if this is something to do with my region as I'm based in China and I'm aware that some software can have...problems.

Also, when trying to download version 122.0, it is fantastically slow and will often fail to complete.

Is there anything that could be suggested as I really don't want to use Edge.

Asked by 小白龙1313 5 months ago

Answered by 小白龙1313 5 months ago

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links don't work in some sites with v116.0.3

Using MX-21.3_ahs_x64 Wildflower. Since upgrading Firefox to version 116.0.3 all links within www.onlinetvrecorder.com do not work anymore. No messages, no hints what hap… (read more)

Using MX-21.3_ahs_x64 Wildflower. Since upgrading Firefox to version 116.0.3 all links within www.onlinetvrecorder.com do not work anymore. No messages, no hints what happened, just not working. Vivaldi has the same problem, Chrome works. I have asked in mozillazine, but did not get an answer.

Asked by hako2 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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Typing in Google Search disappears

When I am typing in a search request in google, the type disappears frequently and I cannot even correct it because the whole line disappears. I thought this was happenin… (read more)

When I am typing in a search request in google, the type disappears frequently and I cannot even correct it because the whole line disappears. I thought this was happening when I misspelled a word but it seems to happen in other situations also. This is very annoying.

Asked by Thanzael 11 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 11 months ago

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Pages I use every day no longer loading today. Was there an update in the last 24 hours?

On Thursday the pages I have used every day for years worked fine. Today pages like Ancestry.com, familysearch.org, facebook, twitter. None are loading. Was there an upd… (read more)

On Thursday the pages I have used every day for years worked fine. Today pages like Ancestry.com, familysearch.org, facebook, twitter. None are loading. Was there an update that happened since Thursday? How can I go back to the previous version that worked perfectly? I did check and my system says I'm using the most current version Win10 computer (2 years old if it matters).

Asked by llawson3967 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Can firefox support different zoom levels on different tabs?

Hi folks. I use Firefox a lot. I have about 36 windows of firefox open and some of those can have a LOT of tabs on/in them. I have recently "evolved" to using a compute… (read more)

Hi folks.

I use Firefox a lot. I have about 36 windows of firefox open and some of those can have a LOT of tabs on/in them.

I have recently "evolved" to using a computer monitor. Before then it was an old flat screen TV - 1336 x 768 resolution (there about).

Now I have a 1080p monitor and things are different.

I use Node-Red (dashboards) and they took a beating with the new size.

I've set THOSE tabs to 133% magnification - and yes that isn't the correct size to emulate the TV. But I only thought of doing this a fair way down the track of trying to rearrange the layouts. (MY MISTAKE)

But I realised that at least not too long down that rabbit hole.

So that WINDOW is set to 133% zoom. But just now I tried to zoom out of another tab on that window and realised that the zoom on the other tabs is changed too.  :(

Am I missing any tricks? I know I could move THOSE tabs to a whole new window and that's that. But in the bigger picture I just want to check.

Asked by teeny_weeny 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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OPENING washingtonpost.com content is always scrambled.

I attached a screenshot of the difficulty because a community member suggested attach a screenshot. I attached a screenshot and hit reply. It's "do not reply" --so where… (read more)

I attached a screenshot of the difficulty because a community member suggested attach a screenshot. I attached a screenshot and hit reply. It's "do not reply" --so where do I send my screenshot?

Asked by jeffsw834 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago

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Possible browser hyjack

In Firefox, when I type 'news' into google instead of getting a list of links it takes me straight to the Financial Times website. Is this an issue with google or is Fire… (read more)

In Firefox, when I type 'news' into google instead of getting a list of links it takes me straight to the Financial Times website. Is this an issue with google or is Firefox being hyjacked?

Asked by RickTee 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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Dashlane keeps logging out each time FF is started/re-started

Ever since the latest FF update each time I start/re-start FF I need to resignin to Dashlane. Honestly this hasn't happened in over 20 years. I haven't been able to fin… (read more)

Ever since the latest FF update each time I start/re-start FF I need to resignin to Dashlane. Honestly this hasn't happened in over 20 years. I haven't been able to find any similar reports. Has and/or can anyone explain why and hopefully provide an answer/work around? Thanks anyone/everyone.

Asked by R.Mariotti 11 months ago

Answered by R.Mariotti 11 months ago

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'Downloads' directory is created unexpectedly

When I open `about:preferences` tab, `Downloads` directory is created in my home directory, despite my downloads directory is different. I've read issue 474718 which stat… (read more)

When I open `about:preferences` tab, `Downloads` directory is created in my home directory, despite my downloads directory is different. I've read issue 474718 which states that it was fix but i still experience it. Linux x86_64

Asked by sgp25 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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How do I get back my Other Bookmarks to my bookmarks toolbar?

my Other Bookmarks is no longer in my bookmarks toolbar. I have two laptops and the other one is perfect. I tried sycing many times, I did a restore (which I shouldn't … (read more)

my Other Bookmarks is no longer in my bookmarks toolbar. I have two laptops and the other one is perfect. I tried sycing many times, I did a restore (which I shouldn't have) but nothing makes them reappear. While I can access these bookmarks from the menu bar, I want to see it in my bookmarks toolbar. It did not fall off into my customized overflow either. Whaaaatttt is going on? I need to put it back asap without spending hours trying to make this simple thing happen. Also, why did it disappear? And why won't a sync bring it back?

Asked by CJ 11 months ago

Answered by t.r.ernst 11 months ago

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I Don't See the Option for Recommended by Pocket on my Firefox

I am in the United States. My machine is on Windows 22H2 (OS Build) 19045.3208. My version of FFox is 116.0 (64-bit). My firefox was getting very booged down after month… (read more)

I am in the United States. My machine is on Windows 22H2 (OS Build) 19045.3208. My version of FFox is 116.0 (64-bit).

My firefox was getting very booged down after months of usage and I complete uninstalled and reinstalled, and now Recommend by Pocket does not show up either on my Home Page, or as an option to add it.

Googling around, the two most common fixes I have seen is to fix this are:

1) Click the Personalize button in the upper right corner of the new tab page and toggle Recommended by Pocket to on, but the option does not appear there. See attached screenshot. 2) Type about:config in address bar, then browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.section.topstories, and set to true. This was already in effect. See attached screenshot.

Anything else I can try to enable it? I really like it and I miss it.

Asked by firefox.chuck 11 months ago

Answered by firefox.chuck 11 months ago