Used theme resets back to synced theme on every startup

Hey all, everytime I start Firefox, it automatically displays Nord theme that I was using some time ago. I want to change that theme to something else, so I switched to t… (read more)

Hey all,

everytime I start Firefox, it automatically displays Nord theme that I was using some time ago.

I want to change that theme to something else, so I switched to the default dark theme. Upon restarting the firefox, the theme gets reset back to Nord. In theme selection settings I can see that the dark theme is enabled, but firefox actually still displays the Nord theme. I'm assuming it's because I have Nord theme synced from my account from my previous pc installs.

To remove the Nord theme I tried to:

  • Switch to a different theme
  • Remove the Nord theme from my themes list, leaving only the default Light, Dark, System and Alpenglow themes.
  • in about:config I have set services.sync.prefs.sync.lightweightThemes to false
  • In firefox settings, under sync, I have unchecked syncing of add-ons.

But firefox still uses the Nord theme upon every start up, regardless of what other theme I chose.

How do I get rid of the Nord theme?

Asked by catribou 9 minutes ago

Type Box Glitch

Most of the time when I click on a non-textbox using Firefox I notice it will put the type line there although I cant type there. It is really annoying and it doesn't hap… (read more)

Most of the time when I click on a non-textbox using Firefox I notice it will put the type line there although I cant type there. It is really annoying and it doesn't happen on any other browsers I have used

Asked by Drift_Yt 16 minutes ago

Firefox Sync storage and expiration limits

There are several things we can sync on Firefox account. I tried to search the limits on storage and TTL for the stored data, but found very few information and threads. … (read more)

There are several things we can sync on Firefox account. I tried to search the limits on storage and TTL for the stored data, but found very few information and threads. I didn't found any official documentation stating related info. These limits are not stated fully and clearly anywhere. So, I asked here again.

What are the storage limits & TTLs for these syncable items :

  • Bookmarks
  • History
  • Add-ons
  • Settings
  • Open Tabs
  • Login Credentials
  • Credit Card info

Also, I found on some thread stating that Firefox sync stores data for 60 days, and Firefox can receive it. But, Firefox cannot send data older than 30 days. Please clarify this behaviour as well.

Thanks in advanced..!

Asked by Abhishek 21 minutes ago

Can't play videos from streaming sites with drm, like netflix

Starting a few weeks ago firefox refuses to play video from netflix and prime video. I've googled a bit, but nothing worked. Using firefox 93.0 on windows 10, here is wha… (read more)

Starting a few weeks ago firefox refuses to play video from netflix and prime video. I've googled a bit, but nothing worked. Using firefox 93.0 on windows 10, here is what I tried so far (not necessarily in that order):

  • Refresh page
  • Restart PC
  • clear cache
  • disable extensions
  • run in troubleshoot mode
  • refresh firefox profile
  • try a new firefox profile
  • reinstall firefox
  • checked whether the drm box is checked/checked and unchecked it a few times
  • reinstalled widevine
  • checked whether privacy.resistFingerprinting is false, since someone apparently had a netflix error related to that setting

Probably forgot some. Also works fine on other browsers, just thought it was odd.

Here is what the errors in the debugger say:

on prime video:

downloadable font: download failed (font-family: "Amazon Ember" style:normal weight:400 stretch:100 src index:0): status=2152398850 source: https://m.media-amazon.com/images/G/01/AUIClients/AmazonUIFont-amazonember_rg-cc7ebaa05a2cd3b02c0929ac0475a44ab30b7efa._V2_.woff2 The Components object is deprecated. It will soon be removed. amzn1.dv.gti.82b45cf3-7c88-8d4b-e754-2c59839b982d:2494:148 Content Security Policy: The report URI (about:blank) should be an HTTP or HTTPS URI. Content Security Policy: The page's settings observed the loading of a resource at blob:https://smile.amazon.de/15296b51-1883-49bd-b738-ab0bd00e2a82 ("worker-src"). A CSP report is being sent.

on netflix:

Content Security Policy: The report URI (about:blank) should be an HTTP or HTTPS URI. browse:194:28 Content Security Policy: The page's settings observed the loading of a resource at https://www.netflix.com/service-worker.js ("worker-src"). A CSP report is being sent. browse:194:28

Asked by lichterbring 2 hours ago

Last reply by lichterbring 1 hour ago

ADobe Acrobat default PDF changed

The oddest thing happened today. Maybe not that odd based on other posts. I've always had Adobe Acrobat as my default PDF reader. For whatever reason, this afternoon, it … (read more)

The oddest thing happened today. Maybe not that odd based on other posts. I've always had Adobe Acrobat as my default PDF reader. For whatever reason, this afternoon, it changed itself back to FF reader. I don't know how that happened. One moment it was working fine and then it wasn't. I reset it back to Adobe. Any explanation as to why it would change itself? Thanks

Asked by arejfour 3 days ago

Last reply by arejfour 1 hour ago

For some reason your browser will not allow remote pc to display "my computer" which is a list of 19 computers

I have used firefox and remote pc for some time now, but as of this morning when I try to access my computers in remote pc only the spinning circle shows. If I use any ot… (read more)

I have used firefox and remote pc for some time now, but as of this morning when I try to access my computers in remote pc only the spinning circle shows. If I use any other browser the computers display properly it is only in firefox that this is happening. I have cleared the cache and the problem persists.

Asked by Dustcloud 2 hours ago

Please unlock my account (valid email)

Hi, I have been using Firefox sync for many years now. I just got a new computer and when I tried to connect with my account, I received a message saying Firefox has lock… (read more)

Hi,

I have been using Firefox sync for many years now. I just got a new computer and when I tried to connect with my account, I received a message saying Firefox has locked my account.

Would you please fix this asap? I use your browser to work and not having my account back would force me to switch to Chromium, which I don't want to. Please note my account and my email address are both legit. Thanks

Asked by Ramen 3 days ago

Last reply by Ramen 2 hours ago

Font looks ugly

Font looks really ugly in this site: : https://yle.fi/uutiset/tuoreimmat In Opera instead font in the same site looks smooth and normal. I use ClearType and never before … (read more)

Font looks really ugly in this site: : https://yle.fi/uutiset/tuoreimmat In Opera instead font in the same site looks smooth and normal. I use ClearType and never before had such problem. Just shifted back to Firefox from Opera, because updated Opera has Privacy error notifications on too many sites and can't even get to some sites. Now Firefox looks so ugly. I suppose I'll go back to old Opera and never update anymore. Even old Firefox worked fine.

Asked by merja.l.niemi 2 hours ago

MS Windows 10, Firefox v.18.5.0.0 - "Changes not Saved. An unexpected error has prevented your changes from being saved."

Sorry, I suspect this is an often asked question, but after endless searching on this site, and trying many old solutions, I still can not create, save, and use a User Pr… (read more)

Sorry, I suspect this is an often asked question, but after endless searching on this site, and trying many old solutions, I still can not create, save, and use a User Profile. [See uploaded photo]

First, when I explore my C:\Users\Bud Parker\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles folder I find empty folders named for the many times I have attempted to recreate a usable Firefox profile. There is no JSON File or anything else in any of the folders. Hence, it appears I cannot save a created profile. Of course, if it isn't saved in the appropriate location - I'm dead in the water.

I tried saving one on my Desktop and using it, all to no avail. In past, I've run some aggressive maintenance programs cleaning up Windows, but I could always enter Firefox. Of course, that does not mean it didn't finally occur...

By the way, I can use a Portable version of Firefox, just not an installed version. I completely uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled it with the current version. Still nothing.

So, now I ask the Mozilla Brain Trust for assistance. Let me say in advance that I appreciate you reading and thinking about this,

Bud

Asked by Bud 3 hours ago

Firefox DRM stops working overnight

Hi, It seems that somehow DRM has stopped working in Firefox: as of this morning, I get the message to enable DRM on spotify, netflix and other sites - enabling DRM only … (read more)

Hi,

It seems that somehow DRM has stopped working in Firefox: as of this morning, I get the message to enable DRM on spotify, netflix and other sites - enabling DRM only yields the message "Firefox is installing components needed to play audio on this site...".

Using Firefox v93 on Manjaro 21.1.6, all up to date

I've tried (in order):

  • made sure "play DRM controlled content" is enabled
  • restarted browser in safe mode
  • refreshed my profile
  • uninstalled Firefox, removed profile folder, reinstalled Firefox
  • tested on a Windows VM with the newest version of Firefox -> works
  • installed the Spotify player as app (snap package) -> works
  • installed Vivaldi browser and DRM content works there too

I don't understand what could have changed - have had no issues when I updated firefox to the latest version a few days ago and changed nothing last night. Simply logged back in today and started seeing this problem.

Any ideas?

Asked by christopher.mallmann 4 hours ago

Website doesnt work with Firefox ESR

Hello, i have a problem with Firefox ESR and the management Webinterface of a telefon system (Auerswald COMpact5200R). The Website works with Edge, Chrome, IE and normal … (read more)

Hello,

i have a problem with Firefox ESR and the management Webinterface of a telefon system (Auerswald COMpact5200R). The Website works with Edge, Chrome, IE and normal Firefox Releases - but not with the ESR Releases for example 91.2.0esr or 91.1.0esr.

When i open the website it asks for credentials. Then there is a button (think its a new frame), if i click this, it ask again for credentials (if you want to get admin rights). Normal users doesnt have these rights, so they cancel the dialog and get their configuration functions.

If i do this with Firefox ESR - the second popop for credentials show up - and if i cancel it, the frame/website doesnt load further.

I tried different settings for SameSite cookies or network.auth.allow-subresource-auth but (same settings than in normal Firefox releases) it doenst work. Sorry, but i cannot provide a public link for testing to the website, because its an internal management Interface.

What can i check next to get it work again?

Regards, Michael

Asked by michael.reiter 1 day ago

Last reply by michael.reiter 5 hours ago

FF 93 NOT Saving Passwords

Have just updated to a newer iMac which will run FF V93 (64 Bit) and having to manually insert each and every password and FF IS NOT Saving them even though it prompts me… (read more)

Have just updated to a newer iMac which will run FF V93 (64 Bit) and having to manually insert each and every password and FF IS NOT Saving them even though it prompts me to save them. All boxes are ticked in the Security section to Save them... WHAT am I missing here???? This is driving me nuts as I have spent hours and hours retracing my steps over and over again.

Asked by elmorr76 12 hours ago

Last reply by elmorr76 7 hours ago

DNS Timeout for autopush.prod.mozaws.net in Windows 10 Event Log

An error reoccurs in the Windows 10 Event Log every 15 minutes. What could be causing this? Details: Source: DNS Client Events Event: 1014 Level: Warning User: NETWORK SE… (read more)

An error reoccurs in the Windows 10 Event Log every 15 minutes. What could be causing this?

Details: Source: DNS Client Events Event: 1014 Level: Warning User: NETWORK SERVICE General Details: Name resolution for the name autopush.prod.mozaws.net timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded.

Asked by Frank R. Pollard, Jr. 11 hours ago

How do I keep the focus on History when opening multiple tabs?

When I use the History window, I usually open a number of sites rather than just one. When I select "open in new tab", the focus jumps from the History window, where I'm … (read more)

When I use the History window, I usually open a number of sites rather than just one. When I select "open in new tab", the focus jumps from the History window, where I'm working, to the new tab, which I would instead like opened in the background while I continue working in the History window.

Is there a setting to stop this change of focus from happening, and if so, what is it called and where is it located?

Asked by MyTempAccount 11 hours ago

my video in a zoom meeting

My webcam worked fine with Chrome but since I changed to Firefox browser, I cannot show my video in a zoom meeting even though my Logitech HD webcam C16 camera shows that… (read more)

My webcam worked fine with Chrome but since I changed to Firefox browser, I cannot show my video in a zoom meeting even though my Logitech HD webcam C16 camera shows that it is working on my desktop outside of the zoom meeting. The audio is fine both ways and I can see others' video. They cannot see my video. Help! Diana

Asked by D 5 days ago

Last reply by D 12 hours ago

Play MP4 video

How do I reset the settings so I can play MPeg4 videos in the browser without a dialog box asking to download it? I've tried going under Settings but it won't let me sel… (read more)

How do I reset the settings so I can play MPeg4 videos in the browser without a dialog box asking to download it? I've tried going under Settings but it won't let me select "Open in FireFox."

Asked by bneri001 1 day ago

Last reply by bneri001 16 hours ago

[PL]: Jak przywrócić sesję w Mozilli Firefox bez odświeżania przywracanych kart? [EN]: How to restore a session in Mozilla Firefox without refreshing the restored tabs?

[PL]: Zwracam się do Państwa z uprzejmą prośbą i pytaniem: jak przywrócić sesję w Mozilli Firefox bez odświeżania przywracanych kart? Podczas użytkowania, Mozilla Firefox… (read more)

[PL]: Zwracam się do Państwa z uprzejmą prośbą i pytaniem: jak przywrócić sesję w Mozilli Firefox bez odświeżania przywracanych kart? Podczas użytkowania, Mozilla Firefox niespodziewanie się zamknęła. Pojawiła się możliwość przywrócenia sesji (co zostało zaprezentowane na dołączonym zrzucie ekranu). Zależy mi, by po wciśnięciu przycisku ,,Przywróć sesję", wszystkie przywrócone karty otworzyły się bez odświeżania, czyli innymi słowy, by otwarte w tych kartach strony internetowe nie zostały odświeżone. Niektóre strony internetowe po odświeżeniu nie będą już aktywne bądź nie będą już posiadały informacji, które są mi niezbędne do dalszej pracy, dlatego zależy mi, by odzyskać je w takim stanie, w jakim były one przed nieoczekiwanym zamknięciem Mozilli Firefox, gdyż jest to sytuacja, która nie wynika z mojej winy tylko z zaistniałej awarii Mozilli Firefox. Proszę o odpowiedź, co należy zrobić (np. co zmienić w ustawieniach przeglądarki Mozilla Firefox lub gdziekolwiek indziej), by przywracając sesję, karty nie zostały odświeżone. Jeśli znają Państwo jakieś inne sposoby, by karty w przeglądarce nie zostały odświeżone (związane np. z przywracaniem systemu do punktu przywracania bądź z połączeniem internetowym), to proszę o wskazówki, ponieważ nieoczekiwane zamknięcie Mozilli Firefox spowodowało mi ogromne kłopoty. Z góry serdecznie dziękuję za pilną pomoc, ponieważ jest mi ona potrzebna jak najszybciej z uwagi na moje obowiązki.

[EN]: I am asking you with a kind request and a question: how to restore a session in Mozilla Firefox without refreshing the restored tabs? Mozilla Firefox quit unexpectedly while in use. There is an option to restore the session (as shown in the attached screenshot). After pressing the "Restore session" button, I want all restored tabs to open without refreshing, in other words, that the websites opened in these tabs will not be refreshed. After refreshing, some websites will no longer be active or will no longer have information that is necessary for my further work, so I want to recover them in the state they were in before the unexpected shutdown of Mozilla Firefox, because this is a situation that is not my fault but the failure of Mozilla Firefox. Please. o answer what needs to be done (e.g. what to change in the settings of Mozilla Firefox or elsewhere) so that the tabs are not refreshed when restoring the session. system to a restore point or with an internet connection), I am asking for tips, because Mozilla Firefox unexpectedly shutdown I was in great trouble. Thank you very much in advance for your urgent help, because I need it as soon as possible due to my responsibilities.

Asked by dawid.dawid55555 17 hours ago

Bookmark sync accross devices

Hello, I have 4 devices (2 laptops, 1 phone and 1 PC), which I logged in to my Firefox account in all of them. I can see my bookmarks in all except for the PC (Windows 10… (read more)

Hello,

I have 4 devices (2 laptops, 1 phone and 1 PC), which I logged in to my Firefox account in all of them. I can see my bookmarks in all except for the PC (Windows 10). I can not see my pc under the connected devices from all other devices but I can not access my bookmarks from the browser that I am using on my PC. Can you please guide me how to fix this issue.

Thank you, Afsane

Asked by af.baghestani 3 days ago

Last reply by af.baghestani 21 hours ago