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This latest update makes everything gray on the screen and you can't tell one tab from another. How do you change the color scheme? Why'd they make it so ugly? And why… (read more)

This latest update makes everything gray on the screen and you can't tell one tab from another. How do you change the color scheme? Why'd they make it so ugly? And why didn't they put this answer on the home page?

Asked by s.a.barker 1 week ago

Last reply by nerkalis 1 week ago

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back...

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back... I have vision problems and am totally ignorant about computers. I finally found FF and the last ve… (read more)

I deplore the way the browser looks now and want the old look back... I have vision problems and am totally ignorant about computers. I finally found FF and the last version was PERFECT. I could clearly see it, knew how to use it, and LOVED it and I WANT IT BACK. SIMPLY... Because I am so ignorant, the instructions I have seen so far might have been written in a foreign language. Is there a SIMPLE way to restore the OLD LOOK and feel. Keeping all the new security and other stuff is fine...although I was fine with the way it was, but I will have to find another browser if someone cannot help me fix the image back to the way it was. Please, why do they upgrade this stuff and not leave a way to keep the old look for those of us who don't want to change? If anyone can help me...I would really appreciate it. Thank you.

Asked by CelesteJak 4 days ago

Last reply by wapachoo 2 days ago

New firefox 89 is FUGLY! how do i get it to look like it did before the udate?

hi =) So what hapened? Now there is a huge white bar up top with my open tabs. I prefer it how it was in v88 How do I get it to look like it was before the update? Thanks… (read more)

hi =)

So what hapened?

Now there is a huge white bar up top with my open tabs.

I prefer it how it was in v88

How do I get it to look like it was before the update?

Thanks)

(it really is terrible now, and while i always promoted FF to whoever, I think this unwanted change makes me want to look elsewhere, sadly)

Asked by Sky_Light 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Hate (HATE) new appearance of FF after 89.0 update.

After updating to 89.0 the appearance of FF is horrendous. that light coloring, change of tabs, and etc. I want to revert to the color schemes I have before. How do I do … (read more)

After updating to 89.0 the appearance of FF is horrendous. that light coloring, change of tabs, and etc. I want to revert to the color schemes I have before. How do I do that? It is so ugly, I will seriously go back to Google Chrome if I cannot; and that is a huge statement coming from me.

Asked by Raubhautz 2 weeks ago

Last reply by IP_Central 1 week ago

New theme is awful

New theme is absolutely not contrasting. The font merges with the background, no separators are visible between the elements, although the tabs opposite are separated fro… (read more)

New theme is absolutely not contrasting. The font merges with the background, no separators are visible between the elements, although the tabs opposite are separated from the page. And a huge number of other annoying little things. You suggest choosing a different theme, but there are the same problems and an additional annoying background pattern.

Please make it possible to return to the classic theme and stop changing the interface and familiar controls. I am shaking from every update notification, because i expect everything will break again.

I also advise you to read reviews on news sites dedicated to this update. Many people unhappy with these changes.

I found a partial solution (about: config -> browser.proton.enabled -> FALSE ) problem, but as it became known, it will soon stop working.

I understand that FireFox a free product and I would shut up, but it upsets me that the tool that I have been using almost all my life has gone bad. And second, and even worse, the Internet is increasingly dominated by Chrome, remaining without competition.

Asked by reloac 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

CRAP 87, 88 ,89 firefox.

How can I install ver 86 of firefox and prevent it from ever updating. I want the web sites I have visited for years to work again. I don't care if it is NOT "SECURE" W… (read more)

How can I install ver 86 of firefox and prevent it from ever updating. I want the web sites I have visited for years to work again. I don't care if it is NOT "SECURE" WHAT! none of them have been secure. Neither is this 89 ver. When next mozilla wishes to force upon its users no end of frustrations. The reason will be because 89 is not secure!!!!! Give me a break already.

Asked by danieldgg01 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Firefox's horrible new look!

Ok, is Firefox now run by gmail and Bill Gates? This new 'look' is horrible, hurts the eyes and irritates the soul, much like like gmail (which is why I use the basic HTM… (read more)

Ok, is Firefox now run by gmail and Bill Gates? This new 'look' is horrible, hurts the eyes and irritates the soul, much like like gmail (which is why I use the basic HTML view there). And like the idiots at Microsoft, every new version is worse than the last (For God's sake, bring back windows 98! It worked, was easy to use, and had a great look, unlike the new Firefox!!!).

Asked by solanco82 5 days ago

Last reply by zemixboy 5 days ago

How do I get rid of the update that was just done????

The bookmarks are now all spaced out so they can't be read and they take up 2 to 3 times more space. This is AWFUL. The tabs are now "floating around" so they don't look … (read more)

The bookmarks are now all spaced out so they can't be read and they take up 2 to 3 times more space. This is AWFUL. The tabs are now "floating around" so they don't look like tabs and also CAN'T BE READ. Isn't there anyone there that knows how to do graphics? Both of these things were just fine and DID NOT need to be changed. And now they're awful and unusable.

How do I change them back?

Asked by carole9 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Firefox is all white when I open it. The buttons are there, but it is not visible.

This started happening since the last proton update. When I open Firefox, it's completely white. I can guess and press the minimize, maximize, and close keys but not… (read more)

  1. This started happening since the last proton update.
  2. When I open Firefox, it's completely white.
  3. I can guess and press the minimize, maximize, and close keys but nothing is visible.
  4. I tried opening Firefox in safe mode from command prompt, but even the UI for the prompt for it is white.
  5. I am not sure what to do from here on out.
  6. Please help. I am unable to use the browser since the proton update.

Asked by wexap75930 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

Copy/Paste

Why can a stupid failing script on a web-page, or even intentionally so programmed script disable the copy (and sometimes paste) functionality? How can this be disabled/f… (read more)

Why can a stupid failing script on a web-page, or even intentionally so programmed script disable the copy (and sometimes paste) functionality?

How can this be disabled/fixed?

One highlights a text (any text) on some web sites, Edit menu allows Copy, context menu allows Copy, one hits Copy, nothing happens. It's not even a page where someone wanted to "copy protect" some information.

Copy and Paste should work just as advertised since those were invented, how hard can it be to get that right? Even stupid Notepad never fails at it. And no, I don't care what the idiot who programmed a page though would be/should be best for me, I want Copy to be copy, Paste to be paste. This used to work in "original" Firefoxes even when page developers wanted to make it not work.

And yes, while on a given page Copy fails miserably, at the same time in other pages it works.

Asked by Pók 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

Signing into Parler.com

I'm not sure what topic this should be under, but I can only sign into Parler.com occasionally through Mozilla. I don't know what changes, but most of the time I get the… (read more)

I'm not sure what topic this should be under, but I can only sign into Parler.com occasionally through Mozilla. I don't know what changes, but most of the time I get the message "can't connect to the server" "server not found." I can always sign in using Microsoft Edge. Does anyone know how I can fix this problem? Thanks

Asked by victoria05 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Tab size in new Firefox update

Hi, Firefox has just updated itself on my laptop and the tab size is now too big. It just feels like a huge strip of the top of the screen is now being wasted. Is there… (read more)

Hi,

Firefox has just updated itself on my laptop and the tab size is now too big. It just feels like a huge strip of the top of the screen is now being wasted. Is there a way to reduce the size of the tabs?

Thanks.

Asked by andystewart139 1 week ago

Last reply by Joe Germann 1 week ago

Lost profile in update!

I just updated to version 89.0, and absolutely hated it on sight. I went to downgrade to version 88.0.1, which demanded I create a new profile, which I allowed it to do. … (read more)

I just updated to version 89.0, and absolutely hated it on sight. I went to downgrade to version 88.0.1, which demanded I create a new profile, which I allowed it to do. But then my bookmarks and settings went missing! I upgraded back to 89.0 but they're still gone! Please help!

Asked by Marc7 1 week ago

Last reply by gsfc12 1 week ago

New upgrade shrunk my icons to an uncomfortably small size. I want to get my old larger icons back.

How do I get the larger icons back? The new 'upgrade' made everything too small to comfortably see and use. I have to squint to see the icons on my home page, and I can b… (read more)

How do I get the larger icons back? The new 'upgrade' made everything too small to comfortably see and use. I have to squint to see the icons on my home page, and I can barely see the box at the top when I type in a search, much less see my bookmarks. HELP!....

Asked by marsh.ks 1 week ago

Last reply by kmbowns 4 days ago

New HMI is very difficult to work with

I share the issues with using the new .89 version because of the poor new interface "HMI. "as hoping the new ugly indistinct and messy interface would grow on me, but the… (read more)

I share the issues with using the new .89 version because of the poor new interface "HMI. "as hoping the new ugly indistinct and messy interface would grow on me, but the experience using it is the opposite! Is there a way to keep the updated version but get the 88 HMI or any good HMi?

I have tested themes to see if any can improve the user interface a bit, but the core issue is that tabs and other interface parts seem to float into each other and is both hard to use and difficult to look at. I feel dyslectic.

Some theme like this improve on the visual issues with color, the it still suffer from the lack of borders between elements.

Asked by Hockhult 1 week ago

Last reply by andyfallows 5 days ago