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How to make FF findbar automatically search selected text?

Hi FF experts, On my old windows laptop, I remember that if I select something and press ctrl+F, it will automatically look for what I have selected. Now I get a new macb… (read more)

Hi FF experts,

On my old windows laptop, I remember that if I select something and press ctrl+F, it will automatically look for what I have selected. Now I get a new macbook, I find that this feature disappears: command+F will ignore my selected content and just start with my last search. Is this the expected behavior for Mac FF? Can I make it also automatically search my selected text?

FYI, I'm using the latest FF 90.0.2 on both laptops. Thanks!

Asked by he.jia.phy 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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No Netflix or Amazon Prime on Firefox 90.0.2. (64bit) for MacOS Catalina - Widevine issues

Netflix and Prime Video do not allow video playing and give me errors associated with Widevine. Thing is, all the threads I have found about Widevine issues for Firefox o… (read more)

Netflix and Prime Video do not allow video playing and give me errors associated with Widevine. Thing is, all the threads I have found about Widevine issues for Firefox on MacOS say that new widevine is not supported on or before MacOS 10.11.

I am using a MacbookPro 13" 2012 Running MacOS 10.15.17 (Catalina) Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit)

Installed Firefox 78.9.0esr as suggested roll back solution and it did not change anything. Reinstalled Firefox 90.0.2 and now Firefox Plugins section is is telling me that "Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc. will be installed shortly." but it doesn't seem to change. I have always stayed updated on MacOS and Firefox versions, and suddenly in early 2021 this has become an issue that persists to date.

Is the current status of Widevine for Firefox on MacOS BROKEN?

There are no roll backs that seem to work, and I can't find anyone else with my MacOS and Firefox versions that are reporting the same problem. Streaming is not only the way of the future, it has been the standard for media viewing for over 5 YEARS. Firefox needs to figure how to make widevine work from the get go or it will quickly go the way of the dinosaur.

I don't WANT to use Chrome (thought I currently do for Netflix), please don't suggest that as a solution.

Asked by pMa1 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Firefox display font

I haven't been able to update Firefox (Mac, desktop) since version 82 because all updates use a font I can't read. Websites are displayed correctly, but bookmarks, most … (read more)

I haven't been able to update Firefox (Mac, desktop) since version 82 because all updates use a font I can't read. Websites are displayed correctly, but bookmarks, most Firefox preferences (including about:config), tab headings and search imputs are as shown in the screenshots.

Today I downloaded version 90 and it's still happening. Please see the screenshots of the Firefox welcome screen, and the font selections in the preferences. The version for the screenshots is a new, clean download using default settings, with no addons or bookmarks.

I don't know if the font is a real language or not.

Asked by Haus 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Diiferentiate three top bars of window

How can I differentiate the top three bars of the browser window. If they are all light gray and I have two or three windows open, it is easy to click the wrong area. … (read more)

How can I differentiate the top three bars of the browser window. If they are all light gray and I have two or three windows open, it is easy to click the wrong area.

Asked by michaelskarl 6 days ago

Answered by JP 3 days ago

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Repeated crash on quit

iMac macOS 11.5 Firefox 90.0.2 Firefox pretty much crashed every time I quit. Doesn't matter if I'm looking at a web page or close all windows before quitting. Restarting… (read more)

iMac macOS 11.5 Firefox 90.0.2

Firefox pretty much crashed every time I quit. Doesn't matter if I'm looking at a web page or close all windows before quitting.

Restarting in Trouble Shoot mode doesn't help either.

The cause seems to be synchronisation - if I sign out of my account and no longer synchronise, the problem goes away and I can quit without Firefox crashing.

Asked by UKLarry 5 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 days ago

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Version 90.02 D.O.H. unwanted change

I installed FF on my Mac from https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/ firefox/releases/90.0/mac/en-US/ sha256 dbc08038e2a26017d360bbf366a935084ed0e0914dc50f3e7e419e… (read more)

I installed FF on my Mac from https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/ firefox/releases/90.0/mac/en-US/ sha256 dbc08038e2a26017d360bbf366a935084ed0e0914dc50f3e7e419e5b765c8863. I then performed an update to 90.2 directly via the update notification instead of the direct download and found that D.O.H value changed from cloudflare default to an unknown cira canadian shield.

Why would the default setting change to a unknown Canadian D.O.H. provider when I have a US version of FF installed on a upgrade? See enclosed.

Asked by Mace2 5 days ago

Answered by Mace2 4 days ago

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mozilla pages don't load properly

Hi Any mozilla page doesn't load properly. I can't login (just get a picture of blue circle) or cannot install add ons. It gives weird pages. I don't have any add ons ins… (read more)

Hi Any mozilla page doesn't load properly. I can't login (just get a picture of blue circle) or cannot install add ons. It gives weird pages. I don't have any add ons installed and went back to factory settings, which didn't resolve the issue. Can you help? I have to access this support page by surfing with safari I am working on the latest OSX on Mac mini M1. Thanks! Elias

Asked by elias17 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Pinned tabs

I have once again lost all my pinned tabs. The answers to this I'm seeing are random and unstructured. This is becoming an issue for me as I use this function frequently.… (read more)

I have once again lost all my pinned tabs. The answers to this I'm seeing are random and unstructured. This is becoming an issue for me as I use this function frequently. Can the Mozilla team PLEASE fix this properly as it appears to mess up a few folks. And the answer is NOT having to quit and restart. They should be presevered in their own right. And please can you implement synching of Pinned Tabs across my login domain. Ta muchly

Asked by tom.wiersma 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Facebook login

Hello you good folk out there. My issue is with facebook login. I accept cookies and then the accept cookie screen comes back, and back etc. If I start in safe mode I am… (read more)

Hello you good folk out there.

My issue is with facebook login. I accept cookies and then the accept cookie screen comes back, and back etc.

If I start in safe mode I am OK. I would like to start in full mode all the time!

Apple Mac, Big Sur 11.2.2 using Firefox and Duck Duck Go

Asked by cj10 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 days ago

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Browser won't open any sites

I'm out of tricks here. Last night I updated Windows on my desktop (Windows 10) and after several hiccups and restarts the computer is operating correctly...except for Fi… (read more)

I'm out of tricks here. Last night I updated Windows on my desktop (Windows 10) and after several hiccups and restarts the computer is operating correctly...except for Firefox. The browser window opens normally but clicking on any bookmark or typing a web addy manually does nothing...it just stays blank. When using a bookmark, no address propagates to the address bar. In an effort to fix this I have done Firefox refresh (a few times now), run Firefox in troubleshoot mode (a few times and at least once this caused Firefox to crash), uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox (twice, second time WITHOUT saving prior account settings), restarted computer and uninstalled adblocker.

Absolutely NO change from any of this. My laptop (Apple with Firefox) works fine and the desktop WILL browse just fine on MS Edge, so this is not a connectivity problem. Any ideas on fixing this would be greatly appreciated. TIA

Tim

Asked by tjhartney 3 days ago

Answered by tjhartney 15 hours ago

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autofill credit card info

Where is the ability to save credit card information? As per this moz article its definitely not under privacy&security -> forms autofill, in fact there is just lo… (read more)

Where is the ability to save credit card information? As per this moz article its definitely not under privacy&security -> forms autofill, in fact there is just logins & passwords nothing about credit card.

I also went into about:config to confirm these attributes are set to true. extensions.formautofill.creditCards.enabled extensions.formautofill.creditCards.available

version 90.0.2.

Asked by Diders 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Firefox 90.x causing 5C temperature increase in CPU

Firefox 90.x (when opened - all cache clean, all history etc clean) causes temperature of mac to increase from 32 to 37C without actually doing anything. When browsing (w… (read more)

Firefox 90.x (when opened - all cache clean, all history etc clean) causes temperature of mac to increase from 32 to 37C without actually doing anything. When browsing (without plugins) normal new sites, temperature increases to 40C.

How can I DOWNGRADE to v 89.x without losing info? Thank you.

Asked by Al 2 days ago

Answered by Al 2 days ago

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My Mac G5 OS10.3.9 is to old to get the latest upgrade. No solutions offered. Ownloading version 3.6.8 gets corrupt file message. What to do?

I have a Mac G5 system 10.3.9 too old to accept latest Firefox upgrade. Tried it and get 'corrupt file' message. What do I do? My hotmail account will not now work! This… (read more)

I have a Mac G5 system 10.3.9 too old to accept latest Firefox upgrade. Tried it and get 'corrupt file' message. What do I do? My hotmail account will not now work!

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== A new upgrade notice appeared in on launching my Hotmail.

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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Trying to upgrade to Firefox 3.6 on a Mac, 10.4.11. I'm being told I don't have sufficient priviledges. ??? (Thanks)

Having trouble trying to update to Firefox 3.6. I'm told I don't have sufficient privileges. Help is appreciated. This happened Just once or twice == trying to update to… (read more)

Having trouble trying to update to Firefox 3.6. I'm told I don't have sufficient privileges. Help is appreciated.

This happened

Just once or twice

== trying to update to Firefox 3.6 on a Mac, OSX 10.4.11

Asked by AnonymousUser 11 years ago

Answered by cor-el 11 years ago

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Find 2.0.20 french version???

I have Mac Os 10.3.9. I can only use Firefox 2.0.20, but I can not find it anywhere to downlowd it! In french version if it is possible... Do you know where I can downloa… (read more)

I have Mac Os 10.3.9. I can only use Firefox 2.0.20, but I can not find it anywhere to downlowd it! In french version if it is possible... Do you know where I can download it? Thanks in advance!

Operating system

Mac Os 10,3,9

Asked by AnonymousUser 11 years ago

Answered by TXGuy 11 years ago

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hotmail basic function (sending e-mail) won't work on Mac OS X 10.3.9

My Mac OS X 10.3.9 with Firefox cannot handle Hotmail basic function sending emails. I can't upgrade the browser. I can receive email. URL of affected sites http://www.h… (read more)

My Mac OS X 10.3.9 with Firefox cannot handle Hotmail basic function sending emails. I can't upgrade the browser. I can receive email.

URL of affected sites

http://www.hotmail.com

Asked by AnonymousUser 11 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 11 years ago

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When I attempt to download Firefox 3.5.10 I get a warning stating "disk image failed to mount - corrupt image", what can I do?

I am attempting to download "Firefox 3.5.10", each attempt the results state "The disk image failed to mount due to corrupt image". I really need this browser for my on-l… (read more)

I am attempting to download "Firefox 3.5.10", each attempt the results state "The disk image failed to mount due to corrupt image". I really need this browser for my on-line learning. Please help! By the way 2.0 downloaded fine, but is not compatible with the University web site.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== Every time I attempted to download Firefox 3.5.10

Asked by AnonymousUser 11 years ago

Answered by cor-el 11 years ago

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Stop Google from using Firefox Geolocation Feature

Not being paranoid, but how do I get google from ceasing to use the Firefox Geolocation Feature?? All it does is add time to loading web sites, not to mention I don't par… (read more)

Not being paranoid, but how do I get google from ceasing to use the Firefox Geolocation Feature?? All it does is add time to loading web sites, not to mention I don't particularly like anybody tracking my visitation. (ironic I use gmail, isn't it?)

== happens all the damn time

Asked by AnonymousUser 11 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 11 years ago