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Running Firefox beta along side release - can I have macOS default to one of them?

I'm running both versions of firefox on my mac by renaming the .app for nightly. However, when I click on a link on an application, it seems to default to my nightly vers… (read more)

I'm running both versions of firefox on my mac by renaming the .app for nightly. However, when I click on a link on an application, it seems to default to my nightly version instead of release.

For both versions, the "default browser" setting is enabled. One thing I tried was letting chrome take the default again, and setting it from the release version after. Both versions then showed it checked again. I cannot uncheck it from the beta version.

It seems they might be reporting to the OS as the same app for this purpose.

Another thing I tried was changing the app name in it's Info.plist. Now, I see a new name in the menu bar and it shows as a distinct browser in the OS' "default browser" settings. However, it doesn't seem to solve my issue. All links still open in the Beta, even if the only one currently open is Release.


Is there a way to have it default to the normal version of firefox?

Asked by macsonmacs 1 hour ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 13 minutes ago

Display problems with Beta 127 on a Windows ARM PC (Adreno 685 GPU)

I have display problems with Beta 127 (b4) on a Windows ARM PC (Adreno 685 GPU). FF itself and websites. Version 126 and later runs fine. These errors do not occur when h… (read more)

I have display problems with Beta 127 (b4) on a Windows ARM PC (Adreno 685 GPU). FF itself and websites. Version 126 and later runs fine. These errors do not occur when hardware acceleration is switched off!

Asked by me267 3 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 days ago

Firefox does not display background color in option tags

I am trying to use a <select> tag to display a color selector. So each <option> has a background color to match its displayed text: ```<select id="stroke… (read more)

I am trying to use a <select> tag to display a color selector. So each <option> has a background color to match its displayed text:

```<select id="strokeColor" name="strokeColor" style="width: 10em;">

             <option value="black" style="background: #000000; text: #FFFFFF">
                     black
             </option>

<option value="aqua" style="background: #00FFFF">

                     aqua
             </option>

<option value="blue" style="background: #0000FF">

                     blue
             </option>

<option value="brown" style="background: #A52A2A">

                     brown
             </option>

<option value="gray" style="background: #808080">

                     gray
             </option>

<option value="green" style="background: #00FF00">

                     green
             </option>

<option value="magenta" style="background: #FF00FF">

                     magenta
             </option>

<option value="orange" style="background: #FFA500">

                     orange
             </option>

<option value="purple" style="background: #800080">

                     purple
             </option>

<option value="red" style="background: #FF0000">

                     red
             </option>

<option value="white" style="background: #FFFFFF">

                     white
             </option>

<option value="yellow" style="background: #FFFF00">

                     yellow
             </option>

<option value="#000000" selected="" style="background: #000000">

                     #000000
             </option>
         </select>```

On Chrome this displays as expected:

https://assets-prod.sumo.prod.webservices.mozgcp.net/media/uploads/images/2024-04-18-22-02-25-eebbd5.png

But on Firefox the background colors are ignored:

https://assets-prod.sumo.prod.webservices.mozgcp.net/media/uploads/images/2024-04-18-22-02-35-bd90ee.png

How can I get Firefox to display the background colors?

Asked by jamescobban 1 month ago

Last reply by Paul 3 days ago

not loading phots and data on products on a store web site

After many months of asking if my computer could update Firefox, I finally agreed 2 days ago. I'm trying to shop for gifts on Cutter & Buck's web site and no data an… (read more)

After many months of asking if my computer could update Firefox, I finally agreed 2 days ago. I'm trying to shop for gifts on Cutter & Buck's web site and no data and photos will show up. Nothing shows. (cutterbuck.com)

Asked by hslatery 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 days ago

Only display fully downloaded files in the download folder

Hello dear community, I have a program that continuously monitors the download folder under Windows 11 for a specific file and retrieves it. I download this file in Fire… (read more)

Hello dear community,

I have a program that continuously monitors the download folder under Windows 11 for a specific file and retrieves it. I download this file in Firefox, but the said program gives an error.

I have noticed that when files are downloaded in FireFox, they already appear in the Downloads folder with the corresponding file extension with 0 bytes and these are then apparently swapped or merged with the .parts file.

The problem is that the mentioned program now tries to retrieve the unfinished file, which then leads to an error.

Does anyone know if it is possible to customize Firefox so that the file only appears in the download folder when the download is fully complete?

Many thanks for your help :D

Asked by Andrijan 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

How do I dismiss a permission dialog?

Sometimes a box pops up on the screen that asks if I want to block or allow something. Sometimes I have no interest in doing either, and just want the damned dialog out o… (read more)

Sometimes a box pops up on the screen that asks if I want to block or allow something. Sometimes I have no interest in doing either, and just want the damned dialog out of my face. The page seems to work otherwise, but the stupid browser keeps the dialog over top of things, and clicking outside of it, and hitting Esc, don't make it go away. I think those actions used to work, and I think there, sensibly, used to be a dismiss option, but that seems to be absent now. There's no sense to trying to force me to make a decision I don't want to make, and doesn't even need to be made, and I want this thing to cut it out.

Asked by Sterrence 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

firefox PDF editor losing changes

Firefox seems to forget edits made to text boxes. I was reading a large pdf and adding notes to previously made text boxes. I thought I must be going crazy as I saw there… (read more)

Firefox seems to forget edits made to text boxes. I was reading a large pdf and adding notes to previously made text boxes. I thought I must be going crazy as I saw there was no notes I thought I had already made multiple times so I tested it. I edited a text box, scrolled a bit and continued browsing on another monitor. Checked in a minute and boom edit gone. If anyone has a solution I'd appreciate it as I have been using Firefox PDF editor for a bit and quite liked it until now.

Asked by rqcniqsobvdsrxhjet 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Firefox browser issue

When on the Princess Cruise web site looking at various cruise options, the Firefox browser will not let me open the list of excursions for the ports on the cruise that w… (read more)

When on the Princess Cruise web site looking at various cruise options, the Firefox browser will not let me open the list of excursions for the ports on the cruise that we were looking to book, but I can see them when using Google Chrome. Why won't Foxfire allow me to view the excursions - it use to allow me to see them.

Asked by bright13 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

How do I change the default app Firefox uses to open downloaded files?

Currently, when I try and open downloaded .txt files and .log files (that is, when I click on them directly from the download pop-up that appears at the top-right of the … (read more)

Currently, when I try and open downloaded .txt files and .log files (that is, when I click on them directly from the download pop-up that appears at the top-right of the browser), Firefox inexplicably opens Aegisub on my machine as the app to use. This is in contrast to when I open it directly from within my file browser, where it opens the Kate text editor, as suggested by the default app option in the permissions of the filetype.

How do I change the apps Firefox uses to open downloaded files? I've tried going into my settings and looking at applications, but .txt and .log don't appear, so I'm not quite sure what to do.

I'm on Kubuntu 22.04.3 LTS, using the Firefox deb package.

Asked by domojestic 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

Sound icon on taskbar does not open when Firefox is open.

Hello, I have the fallowing issue with Firefox and the sound icon on taskbar in Windows 10 22h2, when Firefox is open and I click on the sound icon on the taskbar in Wind… (read more)

Hello, I have the fallowing issue with Firefox and the sound icon on taskbar in Windows 10 22h2, when Firefox is open and I click on the sound icon on the taskbar in Windows 10 22h2 the sound icon does not open, when Firefox is closed the issue is gone.

Any help to fix this issue would be great.

Thanks

Matthew

Asked by Matthew Few 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

Pinned Pages

Hello, I had a crap ton of pinned pages for a long time. I restarted my computer and now they're gone. I've restarted my computer before with no issues. Pinned pages are… (read more)

Hello,

I had a crap ton of pinned pages for a long time. I restarted my computer and now they're gone. I've restarted my computer before with no issues. Pinned pages are supposed to stay no matter if you turn off or restart. How can I go about getting them back?

Thanks,


Michelle Sinclair

Asked by michelle-sinclair76 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Updates

My Browser keeps on telling me there is an update... I've updated, reinstalled the latest version and it still keeps giving a pop-up saying there is an update... How do… (read more)

My Browser keeps on telling me there is an update... I've updated, reinstalled the latest version and it still keeps giving a pop-up saying there is an update...

How do I get rid of these pop-ups???

Asked by Jarro H 4 weeks ago

Last reply by Paul 2 weeks ago

400.000 bookmarks slowing now ffx and bm-manger down

Hi.... I've been using the same firefox (installed every update) for over 10 years now and a lot of bookmarks have been accumulated. They are from different sources for … (read more)

Hi....

I've been using the same firefox (installed every update) for over 10 years now and a lot of bookmarks have been accumulated. They are from different sources for different reasons/subjects/interests etc... I think when I reached ~430.000 or something like that it really slowed firefox down in a way that even clicking on a folder in the "bookmark symbol bar" (the one underneath the URL address fiel) takes 2-3 sec to open up and show the containing bookmarks. In the bm-manager going from one folder to another also takes a few seconds. I've now deleted about 40.000 but no change it's still lagging. and deleting 1000 takes about 1h.

I've looked but so far I couldn't find another tool or a better way to manage all these URLs WITH their title.

I still want to keep them, but managing them has become so slow and tedious. So if you have any suggestions especially for other tools to manage them....

I also think the possibility to export only a part of them (selected ones, or specific folders) would be helpful; maybe also a tool to clean up the database? (like defrag did for harddrives?). or split it to differnt files? I don't know.

I know 400.000 bookmarks are extreme... but well....

Asked by LeSeigneur 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

web cam image

Web cam image on web page stopped working after last update. Using win 11. Tried refresh, worked last time but not this time, checked permission security settings. Can ge… (read more)

Web cam image on web page stopped working after last update. Using win 11. Tried refresh, worked last time but not this time, checked permission security settings. Can get the camera image on a tablet but not laptop. (lenovo) Anything I might have missed?

Asked by fresch1123 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Firefox stop from 2 days ago read Google Recaptcha, from nothing.., Dev version to.. I have the last 126.0b8 and both not working, I try disable Tracking Protection and still...

Firefox stop from 2 days ago read Google Recaptcha, from nothing.., Dev version to.. I have the last 126.0b8 and both not working, I try disable Tracking Protection and s… (read more)

Firefox stop from 2 days ago read Google Recaptcha, from nothing.., Dev version to.. I have the last 126.0b8 and both not working, I try disable Tracking Protection and still, clean everything... spinning forever...

I try my Firefox at mobile, that works. I need Firefox working on this. Cant use Chrome...

Help!

Asked by Arquivos Pessoais 3 weeks ago

Last reply by James 2 weeks ago