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No option for container extensions to be enabled in private browsing

For most extensions, there is an option to enable them in private windows; for both Multi-Account Containers and Temporary Containers, however, they cannot be used in pri… (read more)

For most extensions, there is an option to enable them in private windows; for both Multi-Account Containers and Temporary Containers, however, they cannot be used in private tabs with no option to allow them to. Is there any reason for this, and any way I can bypass the missing toggle?

Asked by ben.dowman 2 years ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 years ago

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Can't use touch ID for passwords.

My macbook is a 2019 16", running Monterey 12.3.1, and has the touch ID sensor on the top right of the keyboard. I love having it for all my log-ins, but can only make i… (read more)

My macbook is a 2019 16", running Monterey 12.3.1, and has the touch ID sensor on the top right of the keyboard. I love having it for all my log-ins, but can only make it work in Safari. When I look online I'm told to go into settings> privacy > and then just choose the toggle to turn it on. My version of Firefox (which says it's up to date) does not have that option in the Privacy and Security section of settings. Any thoughts? I'd rather use Firefox than Safari, but that is a HUGE feature to me. Thanks!

Asked by ppetrocc 2 years ago

Answered by Infinity__ 2 years ago

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URLs with semi-colons no longer working -- caused by add-on perhaps?

Recently, sites that use semi-colons instead of ampersands in their URLs have stopped working in Firefox 99.0.1 for me. I suspect an add-on may have been recently update… (read more)

Recently, sites that use semi-colons instead of ampersands in their URLs have stopped working in Firefox 99.0.1 for me.

I suspect an add-on may have been recently updated, since those sites still work when I run them in a new private window. Is there an easy way to track down which add-on might be rewriting the URL?

Asked by qr7kd35k26 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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FF maintains browser tabs in full screen

on my Win10 64b system the FF browser keeps the tabs visible after the last 99.0.1 update. i didn't make any changes to the browser after that update that i can recall. t… (read more)

on my Win10 64b system the FF browser keeps the tabs visible after the last 99.0.1 update. i didn't make any changes to the browser after that update that i can recall. thx!

Asked by Mataichi 1 year ago

Answered by YongHan 1 year ago

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Export all the bookmarks from a loads of profiles from a script

Hello everyone :) From a folder, I have loads of Firefox profiles from different eras. I am looking for a way to export all the bookmarks of each of the profiles to… (read more)

Hello everyone :)

From a folder, I have loads of Firefox profiles from different eras. I am looking for a way to export all the bookmarks of each of the profiles to an HTML file like the manual method (Library > Import and backup > Export bookmarks to formal HTML), but all in an automatic way by script. I like the HTML export from Firefox because it allows you to quickly navigate using keywords, either in links or in the folder names I gave.

Is there a simple solution that would reuse, for example, the same export code as Firefox ?

Thanks in advance With adelphity estebann

Asked by estebann 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Signon Verification options cannot be read

I bring up yahoo mail in firefox, enter my userid and password, then verification methods appear. However, the verification methods are unreadable. Boxes where the veri… (read more)

I bring up yahoo mail in firefox, enter my userid and password, then verification methods appear. However, the verification methods are unreadable. Boxes where the verification would normally appear are blank, white. I open google chrome and they are readable. What setting in firefox needs to be restored to make these verification options readable? This issue just started in the last hour in firefox.

Asked by p_kempf 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Clicking on a "mailto" link opens a new tab then automatically closes immediately

When I click on a "mailto" link, Firefox (my default browser) opens a new tab, then immediately close that tab without waiting for my to interact with it. No draft email… (read more)

When I click on a "mailto" link, Firefox (my default browser) opens a new tab, then immediately close that tab without waiting for my to interact with it. No draft email is created. I see that other users have reported this behavior in the past, and I've tried the suggested remedies without success. Specifically, I ran Malwarebytes, and it found no threats. I then started Firefox (on the Mac) via the Option key (to start it without ad-ons), and that does not change the behavior. I'm on ver 99.0.1 of FF, which is up to date as of 4/20/2022 (today). My Mac OS is also up to date (ver 12.3.1). My Mac is a 2021 MacBookPro with the Apple M1 Pro chip. I use gmail. OTHER BROWSER (like Safari and Chrome) can open "mailto" links in a new tab in FF (which is my default browser, and used for mailto links) just fine! Here is an example of the URL that I see in a new FF tab opened via Chome: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?fs=1&tf=cm&source=mailto&su=Cover+of+the+River+Journal&to=Steve+Mones%3Cstevenmones@optonline.net%3E Any help would be appreciated. - Thanks, Jim

Asked by mrjimchristensen 1 year ago

Answered by mrjimchristensen 1 year ago

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I have a 2008 iMac with El Capitan 10.11.6 ... Need to re-load my Firefox, but can't.

I realize that you all don't support the older version. Yet it's also the case that Apple won't update this El Capitan on my 2008 model (terrible, a crying shame, I know… (read more)

I realize that you all don't support the older version. Yet it's also the case that Apple won't update this El Capitan on my 2008 model (terrible, a crying shame, I know).

I've also tried to install your Extended Support Release. Will that work? I'm an independent research scholar, not currently associated with either Oxford or Stanford.

So I really need to have your Firefox back — I had it until this morning, when I needed to trash it (b/c of a bug), and then re-install. Yet I've not been able to re-install so far.

Hence, I'm seeking your help!

Thank you, Davy

Asked by dkydd1 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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GMAIL

G MAIL WILL NOT LOAD. IS THERE A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO GOOGLE'S G MAIL & ITS SEARCH ENGINE? PARDON THE CAPS BUT IT IS THE ONLY WAY I CAN SEE WHAT I HAVE TYPED. I A… (read more)

G MAIL WILL NOT LOAD. IS THERE A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO GOOGLE'S G MAIL & ITS SEARCH ENGINE? PARDON THE CAPS BUT IT IS THE ONLY WAY I CAN SEE WHAT I HAVE TYPED. I AM NOT SHOUTING. THANK YOU - GPB

Asked by gpbaker1940 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Tumblr window/tab doesn't respond/refresh

If I have Mozilla Firefox open for a period of time, if posting a link, or refreshing it's as if there is no internet connection. Web links in other tabs have no problem… (read more)

If I have Mozilla Firefox open for a period of time, if posting a link, or refreshing it's as if there is no internet connection.

Web links in other tabs have no problem, only Tumblr.

Closing out the tab which Tumblr is in and opening a new tab and inserting the link produces the same result as if there's no internet connection.

The only way so far to rectify the problem is to close out Firefox, then restart. There also seems to be a delay in Firefox closing. When I click on the Firefox icon to open it, a pop-up appears that Firefox is already running, would you like to close it?

Asked by h100series 1 year ago

Answered by h100series 1 year ago

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Suddenly the Ongoing Downloads (from Download Button) stays open after download

So I have my Download button visible all the time. Yesterday, this suddenly started to happen. When I download something, the list of Ongoing Downloads stayed open. I… (read more)

So I have my Download button visible all the time.

Yesterday, this suddenly started to happen.

When I download something, the list of Ongoing Downloads stayed open. It never did that before.

Any idea why and how to fix it?

Windows 10, Firefox 98.0 (64-bit)

Asked by jayteasee 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Unwanted autodownload

Today I visited this site/link: https://www.softpedia.com/dyn-postdownload.php/7c321308b9a583509e380a009fee069c/625fabdf/394a/4/2 To get some file searching software. T… (read more)

Today I visited this site/link:

https://www.softpedia.com/dyn-postdownload.php/7c321308b9a583509e380a009fee069c/625fabdf/394a/4/2

To get some file searching software. To my surprise the file just autodownloaded. I tried it out several times and it autodownloads everytime. I still get asked if I want to download on other sites. So whats happening here and how do I make it stop?

Asked by alicewhole 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Search Engine Stuck on Amazon After Updating to Firefox 99.0.1 on Monterey 12.3.1

A short while ago, Firefox was automatically updated to 99.0.1 on my iMac running Monterey 12.3.1. Suddenly, for no apparent reason, the search engine is stuck on Amazon … (read more)

A short while ago, Firefox was automatically updated to 99.0.1 on my iMac running Monterey 12.3.1. Suddenly, for no apparent reason, the search engine is stuck on Amazon with no other search engine options available. I normally use Google.

Even if I go into the Firefox settings to the "Search" panel, it is showing ONLY Amazon as the available option in the pull-down menu under "Default Search Engine". In the "Search Bar" section, I have it set to "Add search bar in tool bar". But even if I set it to "Use the address bar for search and navigation", and then switch it back to "Add search bar in tool bar", Amazon still remains the only available search engine.

As a last step, I installed the "Google Search" add-on by 3Indian to see if I could get back my Google search engine, but Google still doesn't show up as an option anywhere, and I am still stuck with just Amazon.

Is this a bug in the latest Firefox build? Did the developers forget to enable something when they did this build perhaps?

Asked by WordWeaver 1 year ago

Answered by WordWeaver 1 year ago