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"Recommended by Pocket" won't stay toggled off when I restart Firefox.

I use Firefox on both my Windows10 and Pop!_OS desktop (I dual boot). On my Windows install, every time I boot Windows, I have to toggle off "Recommended by Pocket" on th… (read more)

I use Firefox on both my Windows10 and Pop!_OS desktop (I dual boot). On my Windows install, every time I boot Windows, I have to toggle off "Recommended by Pocket" on the new tab page. It does not stay toggled off on its own when I next boot Windows. I always completely shut my computer down.

Asked by amketch 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

preffered browser Firefox not MSN

Get rid of MSN and restore Firefox as my preferred browser Microsoft has taken over somehow, and I can't get rid of them or get my computers settings back to the way the… (read more)

Get rid of MSN and restore Firefox as my preferred browser Microsoft has taken over somehow, and I can't get rid of them or get my computers settings back to the way they were!

Asked by Ray Kirby Schilling Jr 12 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 11 hours ago

Load temporary add-on button not displaying popup

I'm trying to load a temporary add-on on my browser, but when I click the button "Load temporary add-on", nothing show up. I tried to look for errors in the console or de… (read more)

I'm trying to load a temporary add-on on my browser, but when I click the button "Load temporary add-on", nothing show up.

I tried to look for errors in the console or debugging tool, but nothing. With snap, I removed with the purge option my Firefox and install it again, but the issue still appears.

Some technical details: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Firefox version 101.0.1 (64-bit) Mozilla Firefox Snap for Ubuntu canonical-002 - 1.0

Asked by rothan.benjamin 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 22 hours ago

Video extension

Easy Youtube video downloader I have it as an extension but the extension is not displayed next to address bar so I have not been able to download anything I need the ico… (read more)

Easy Youtube video downloader I have it as an extension but the extension is not displayed next to address bar so I have not been able to download anything I need the icon to show up b4 I can click download Tried hard to get the extension to work

Asked by eddmil 2 days ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 day ago

Download folder history?

Until recently, whenever I downloaded a file, the Firefox dialogue requesting the destination folder started out at the folder I last used to download a file from that we… (read more)

Until recently, whenever I downloaded a file, the Firefox dialogue requesting the destination folder started out at the folder I last used to download a file from that web site. Now it appears to always start in the last used folder, independent of web site. Since I seldom download more than one file at a time from a given web site, this means I have to navigate the directory tree for every download, which makes the whole process take two or three times as long as it used to. Is there any way to restore the old behavior? My searches on the web have only turned up suggestions that are accompanied by responses that say "That didn't work." (Running 101.0.1 on Ubuntu 18.04, if that matters.)

I know there are add-ons that will let me script the download folder selection process, and I'll go that route if I must, but I'm hoping that my preferred browser behavior is still available - "just works" is preferable to "you can beat it into submission if you try hard enough".

Asked by Darrell 2 days ago

Last reply by Terry 2 days ago

LastPass extention not working

I use LastPass to manage my passwords. It has worked well with Firefox on a Dell running Windows 10 for several years. For the past week or two the LastPass icon is black… (read more)

I use LastPass to manage my passwords. It has worked well with Firefox on a Dell running Windows 10 for several years. For the past week or two the LastPass icon is black meaning not logged in. I enter my email and masterpassword and I see a vault with a spinning wheel for about 30 seconds and then the icon goes black again. No error message. If I click on the icon it shows I need to log in.

I've tried reinstalling the extension but the problem persists.

LastPass works fine for me on the same computer using Chrome for Windows. It also works with no issues when using Safari and Firefox on my Apple Macbook.

Asked by kebbe59 2 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 days ago

AddBlock Plus

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone throug… (read more)

Hello, I've used AddBlock successfully for years but now , to my utter dismay, It has stopped functioning. I tried unsuccessfully to reset Firefox . Have just gone through the latest StartPage privacy protocol added to Firefox, but I am still beset with beastly adds. Hope you can help, Cordially, Joy

Asked by joy.breeze 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 7 hours ago

Increase font size of bookmarks toolbar and search bar

Hi! There are multiple recent threads on this issue, and not one of them has a solution, so I'm asking again. I want to increase the font size of the top header text, spe… (read more)

Hi! There are multiple recent threads on this issue, and not one of them has a solution, so I'm asking again. I want to increase the font size of the top header text, specifically the bookmarks toolbar, search bar, and tab titles. The text is too small for me to read. It would also be useful if I could increase the font size for the applications menu (the hamburger drop down menu in the far right of the header).

I do not want to increase the size of anything else, so changing layout.css.devPixelsPerPx is not the solution. I have changed my global zoom settings, and set them specifically to "Zoom text only", but this setting does not effect the bookmarks toolbar or the search bar. Changing the default font size also does not increase the size of this text.

Just to clarify again, these threads are not solutions to my question: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1214027 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1293358

Asked by e.bacas 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Malware . I need to remove freeadvfit.com from firefox, it is notification piece of sofware which constantly pops up windows in the lower right corner of the screen

bold textI cannot find this malware in the settings anywhere, I assume it hides itself very thoroughly- I have tried the usual tricks, looking in extensions and add ons. … (read more)

bold textI cannot find this malware in the settings anywhere, I assume it hides itself very thoroughly- I have tried the usual tricks, looking in extensions and add ons. There are a number of solutions if you google it but they all seem to be useless or want you to pay for various malware removers- which probably dont work. Any help much appreciated .

Asked by niallduxbury 3 days ago

Last reply by RobertJ 2 days ago

Add ons

I installed an extension, but by accident right clicked and selected hide extension from toolbar, and now I can't revert it and I also can't use it. can I revert it? … (read more)

I installed an extension, but by accident right clicked and selected hide extension from toolbar, and now I can't revert it and I also can't use it. can I revert it?

Asked by gabrielschool888 3 days ago

Last reply by Terry 2 days ago

How do I make the Refresh/Reload button be part of the URL Bar ?

I swear there was an option for that. I accidentally right clicked the toolbar and clicked on Something that messed up the very customized way I had my toolbar set up. Th… (read more)

I swear there was an option for that. I accidentally right clicked the toolbar and clicked on Something that messed up the very customized way I had my toolbar set up. Then I realized the Refresh button was missing. I go to put it back and something feels VERY off. I realized that the Refresh button is not part of the URL bar. I am not sure if it was part of it before, but I know for sure it was an option at some point.

Asked by MainGoldDragon 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Some how my SEARCH WINDOW CHANGED POSITIONS

Since the beginning of Firefox I have used it. I got into the habit of the URL box on the right, SEARCH box on the left. Somehow they switched positions. Its been a long … (read more)

Since the beginning of Firefox I have used it. I got into the habit of the URL box on the right, SEARCH box on the left. Somehow they switched positions. Its been a long time since I had custom the bar at the top. I tried to search how to customize it as I always customized on new release. Now I can not find the CMD or current instruction of where to find it. [that is because the internet has lots of instructions from old releases]. I KNOW THERE IA WAY to ove icons, customize the Tool Bar but I can find under the current release. Anyone?

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Asked by jagman55 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Firefox Font is Big

Currently the fonts at the top of the page (tab headers, address bar, search bar, booksmarks) are all set to a larger font. I don't know how they got changed but they are… (read more)

Currently the fonts at the top of the page (tab headers, address bar, search bar, booksmarks) are all set to a larger font. I don't know how they got changed but they are too big now. If I try change font size and style in settings nothing happens. It is not how it looked on first install and using another browser has font sizes of a more practical size. I have tried uninstalling/reinstalling Firebox and also doing a refresh and it doesn't change anything.

Its almost like a bug that has made Firefox set these fonts larger than they should and not able to modifying them again.

I cannot for the life of me work out how to fix this and its very off putting to the point, short of a full OS reinstall I'll have to start using another browser.

Asked by mowensworld 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Is there a way to create a keyboard shortcut to send a link to Mac Mail?

Is there a way to create a keyboard shortcut to send a link to Mac Mail? There's a toolbar icon to do that and I'd love to just use a keyboard shortcut. Safari makes this… (read more)

Is there a way to create a keyboard shortcut to send a link to Mac Mail? There's a toolbar icon to do that and I'd love to just use a keyboard shortcut. Safari makes this easy. Command-i sends the page link to a selected email program, plus the text from reader view. It'd be great to do something similar in Firefox.

Asked by drosenhawaii 6 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 days ago

Highlighters

I have attempted to download and use a highlighter in 3 previous occasions, now...(maybe like a fool) have made yet another attempt. Why do developers, etc., make it so … (read more)

I have attempted to download and use a highlighter in 3 previous occasions, now...(maybe like a fool) have made yet another attempt. Why do developers, etc., make it so difficult to first of all: Understand how to use it? Then how and where is it to be found then activated when reading an article that we want to highlight...? ? ? ? ?

Come on guys.......please start thinking like a lowly end user out here and stop slapping each other on the back when you produce something within your labs. Sorry ...... but I am sick of dealing with this sort of thing.

Very dissatisfied user of anything web and internet...! !

Asked by s.ford11 6 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 6 days ago