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Remove icons from bookmarks toolbar?

I've got a new computer I am setting up from scratch, and though I have set FF to sync settings, I'm still having to customize a lot. My bookmarks toolbar is crowded aga… (read more)

I've got a new computer I am setting up from scratch, and though I have set FF to sync settings, I'm still having to customize a lot. My bookmarks toolbar is crowded again with icons and I'd like those to go away. I don't mind other icons staying around on the tabs--that does help me navigate faster. I had this set up before, but lost the setting when I refreshed Firefox.

Asked by Foxfree99 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Middle Mouse Button Opens Link In TWO Tabs

Recently, firefox started opening two identical tabs on middle mouse click instead of one. This behavior is not consistent, but happens more often than not. I already che… (read more)

Recently, firefox started opening two identical tabs on middle mouse click instead of one. This behavior is not consistent, but happens more often than not. I already checked if the mouse is not faulty and submitting two clicks instead of one, but it is not. Also trying Chrome and Edge, both work fine, and only firefox does this.

I am running FF Dev edition v93.0b9 (64-bit)

Any tips are appreciated, and while I know this has been asked before, that question came in 2014 and was supposedly fixed by an update.

Asked by Luk164 1 year ago

Last reply by Luk164 1 year ago

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Tab size

During my work i often need to have massive amount of tabs, and want to switch between them quickly. And i cant find solution to tab size change, aside of "workarounds" t… (read more)

During my work i often need to have massive amount of tabs, and want to switch between them quickly. And i cant find solution to tab size change, aside of "workarounds" that are "planned to be shit down". Is there a way to do it on permanent basis? I don`t mind those tabs be wide as they are now (although prefer them to be smaller, about 6x times) if i can, for example, have second and third string of tabs. That should be sufficient. But still i cant find a way to do so. I also saw mention of "user feedback" in another thread (currently locked) and would be willing to participate in said feedback.

Asked by misticgrass 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox ARM64 Display Issues on Surface Pro X 2

Whenever I use Firefox, I have an issue once a day where the browser freezes momentarily, flickers, blacks out tabs and other portions of the browser/text, and then resum… (read more)

Whenever I use Firefox, I have an issue once a day where the browser freezes momentarily, flickers, blacks out tabs and other portions of the browser/text, and then resumes. I have had this issue since Day 1, and no amount of Windows updates + Firefox updates has resolved this.

This also occurred when I was using stable versions of Firefox ARM64.

Specs: Firefox ARM 92.0b8 64-bit Surface Pro X 2 (2020) OS: Windows 10 Pro v21H1, Build 19043.1165

Attached is a screenshot of what it usually looks like when this occurs. Please advise.

Asked by FKA hanson 2 years ago

Last reply by FKA hanson 1 year ago

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Firefox Developer Edition

I just updated my Firefox Developer edition and it completely deleted every add on and customization I had on my browser. Same for Firefox for iOS. I have an "Old Firefo… (read more)

I just updated my Firefox Developer edition and it completely deleted every add on and customization I had on my browser. Same for Firefox for iOS.

I have an "Old Firefox Data" folder on my desktop but I have no real way to make it work with the newly downloaded and overwritten new browser.

Am I the only person who's really sad about this?

Also, on the iOS browser I'm no longer able to create a BLANK PAGE as a start page for BOTH HOME AND NEW TAB.

How do I create that? There's no option in the dropdown on the mobile settings. And it does not allow me to type in about:blank and then select in the mobile settings. It just stays red and then disappears when I try to do it again.

Why did you rearrange the furniture so HARD?????

Thank you, Still reinstalling all my add ons after 2 days, Jean

Asked by cherrybombc2 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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I PAID TO DOWNLOAD MP3s AND NOW SINCE THE LAST UPDATE TO FIREFOX, THE MP3 DOWNLOAD IS GONE.

ROLLBACK THE LAST UPDATE THAT ERASED THE MP3 DOWNLOAD BUTTON THAT I PAID FOR BECAUSE NOW IT IS GONE...THAT IS A RIP-OFF....I SHOULD GO TO RIP-OFF REPORT DOT COM AND REPOR… (read more)

ROLLBACK THE LAST UPDATE THAT ERASED THE MP3 DOWNLOAD BUTTON THAT I PAID FOR BECAUSE NOW IT IS GONE...THAT IS A RIP-OFF....I SHOULD GO TO RIP-OFF REPORT DOT COM AND REPORT THIS...I CANNOT BELIEVE THAT I PAID FOR AN ADDON AND FIREFOX KEEPS PUSHING AND PUSHING TO DOWNLOAD UPDATES TO THE BROWSER AND FOR WHAT?! FOR MY PAID SUBSCRIPTION TO DISAPPEAR? THIS IS AN OUTRAGE!! TALK ABOUT THE ICING ON THE INFLATION CAKE!!

Asked by submarelime76 1 year ago

Last reply by EventHorizon 1 year ago

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Pinning Extensions

Hi, there are certain extensions which will not pin to the toolbar, including (for example) google translate. I have tried refreshing, clearing the cache, deleting and re… (read more)

Hi, there are certain extensions which will not pin to the toolbar, including (for example) google translate. I have tried refreshing, clearing the cache, deleting and reloading, all to no avail.

Asked by Bill 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Copy and paste into new tab search bar always "looses" the first word

If I copy and paste any two words or more into the search bar on the new tab it goes to google.co.uk as that is set but only searches for the phrase minus the first word.… (read more)

If I copy and paste any two words or more into the search bar on the new tab it goes to google.co.uk as that is set but only searches for the phrase minus the first word. If I paste it into the address bar everything is ok. If I do the same with a one word term the search bar does nothing having "lost" that word and the address bar works fine.

Asked by verminhater 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Can't rollback from Firefox 91 to 89.

Win10 with what was Firefox 89. I had already disabled the Proton UI on this installation, because it is horrible. Today Firefox decided to update to version 91. All of t… (read more)

Win10 with what was Firefox 89. I had already disabled the Proton UI on this installation, because it is horrible. Today Firefox decided to update to version 91. All of the Proton UI junk is back. I tried disabling it again, but nothing worked. Doing a web search, it appears that Mozilla has disabled the ability to turn off Proton.

I then set about to rollback the installation back to version 89. I found a Mozilla link on this, went to their ftp server and downloaded the installation files for the last version of 89. The installation went normally, but when I opened Firefox afterwards, a little box popped up saying something to the effect of "To keep your History and Bookmarks from possibly being corrupted, Firefox must create new user profile." I exited out of this and Firefox didn't start. I attempted to restart Firefox again and the same box popped up again. The only way to get past it was to click the accept button.

I did so and Firefox started. This was clearly not version 89. As the UI is junk, it took several minutes to find out that this was now the latest version of 92!!!! I'm absolutely positive that I downloaded the correct file. When I look through the update history, it doesn't even show todays version 89 installation as happening. What a piece of junk.

I then spent 20 minutes figuring out how to revert back to my user profile, not the new one that it had created for me. I then did some research on what had happened. Well it turns out that you can't actually rollback Firefox, despite what Mozilla says. For a while they have added "downgrade protection" which automatically creates the new user profile and stops your old profile from being accessed by it. So unless you want to figure out how to spend a hundred hours reconstructing bookmarks, passwords, settings, etc. it actually isn't possible to rollback Firefox. Doesn't this violate some Microsoft rules about being able to uninstall versions of software from within Windows? If you try to do this with Firefox and go back to a previous version it blows everything up.

Does anyone know how to actually rollback Firefox to a previous version, so that Proton can be disabled?

Asked by jack.hidley 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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A deceptive site no way Im in google my Business someone is reporting it fraugently

hello My site has no 3rd party ads and I'm not going to have ads only the Business and news nothing else someone is Jealous or Vindictive for reporting all my websites M… (read more)

hello My site has no 3rd party ads and I'm not going to have ads only the Business and news nothing else someone is Jealous or Vindictive for reporting all my websites

My website and I don't have 3 party ads working with google

Asked by ZarMan 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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"Send Tab to Device" missing from right-click menu

I normally use Firefox Beta. Ever since upgrading to v92 the option to Send Tab to Device has been missing when I right-click on a tab. I've downloaded other versions of … (read more)

I normally use Firefox Beta. Ever since upgrading to v92 the option to Send Tab to Device has been missing when I right-click on a tab. I've downloaded other versions of Firefox and the issue seems to follow me out of Beta and into the regular release. I've seen other people having issues with syncing and sending tabs between devices as of late, but no one seemed to be completely missing the option to do so.

Asked by vtardiff 2 years ago

Last reply by AliAardvark 1 year ago

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Inspect element autocompletes endlessly

The tab under Inspect Element -> Inspector -> The column right beneath filter styles column has this feature that suggests you some css properties. On my browser th… (read more)

The tab under Inspect Element -> Inspector -> The column right beneath filter styles column has this feature that suggests you some css properties. On my browser they get filled in more than once, endlessly I might say (without me pressing any button). This makes it very hard to add any css styles and I'd like to know how to stop this behaviour.

Asked by TheBlackEagle 1 year ago

Answered by TheBlackEagle 1 year ago

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Unable to access "my social security account" on ssa.gov Of course ssa support claims Mozilla Firefox Browser is issue 202110211333

Unable to access "my social security account" on ssa.gov. Of course ssa phone support (and every other website i have issues with) claims Mozilla Firefox Browser is the i… (read more)

Unable to access "my social security account" on ssa.gov. Of course ssa phone support (and every other website i have issues with) claims Mozilla Firefox Browser is the issue 202110211333

It's been over 2 months I have been attempting contact with them by phone, email, online. I have cleared cache, updated browser, etc. Please assist.

Gratitude's in advance!

fyi: image upload keeps cycling....sending without images.

Asked by Jerlynn 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Terribly slow browser

After updating to version 94.0b9, the program began to slow down terribly. This is especially pronounced on YouTube: you select a search, enter a request, open two or th… (read more)

After updating to version 94.0b9, the program began to slow down terribly. This is especially pronounced on YouTube: you select a search, enter a request, open two or three tabs from the proposed one with a possibly useful video ... That's it! You can go to a cafe for coffee and rolls. It became impossible to use the browser.

How to roll back to the previous version of the program?

Sub.: now Firefox Developer Edition 94.0b9 for Linux

Asked by Val_Ery 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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The addresses of people who have never used my computer are showing up in my autofill.

In my "saved addresses" list under the Privacy and Security section of Firefox Settings, there are two addresses of people that have never used my computer. One formerly … (read more)

In my "saved addresses" list under the Privacy and Security section of Firefox Settings, there are two addresses of people that have never used my computer. One formerly went to my school, and the other is a stranger. I can think of no way that they could have had access to my account at any time. Are there any other possible explanations for this?

Asked by tjnpo 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Browser Cache breaks the website in Mozilla Firefox, but works fine on Google Chrome

Hello, I am a Web Developer, fixing a website for my client. After the page is cached in Mozilla Firefox the layout breaks, when I clean the cache everything is back to … (read more)

Hello,

I am a Web Developer, fixing a website for my client. After the page is cached in Mozilla Firefox the layout breaks, when I clean the cache everything is back to normal. This issue is only present in Mozilla Firefox, I don't have that issue with Google Chrome.

Website URL: https://www.impeccablex.com/ Please see the screenshots attached, you can see the layout before and after.

I have tried almost everything that I could think of, don't know what to try next. Any suggestions?

Thank you in advance! Best Regards, Mario C.

Asked by cvetkovski.mario 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Change in the way Firefox suggests as I type in the address bar

Until recently, when I started typing in the address bar, FF was offering suggestions that were clearly based on addresses I had gone to in the past and seemed remarkably… (read more)

Until recently, when I started typing in the address bar, FF was offering suggestions that were clearly based on addresses I had gone to in the past and seemed remarkably prescient about where I wanted to go. For example, if I typed the name of my hosting service, Seanet, one of the top 2 or 3 choices would be Seanet's login page.

Now, if I type "sean" for example, I get a bunch of irrelevant stuff ("sean connery") and about 10 lines down, it says "firefox suggests" and one of those is the login page. I ran into an article talking about how to change settings under privacy/address bar, but those don't affect this behavior. They change what might be the source of suggestions, and I limited it to browsing history, and that didn't help at all.

Maybe this is something that can't be fixed, but things were easier when FF listed very near the top the actual addresses I went to. Not all have deteriorated, e.g. (to reveal stuff about me) typing "x" gets xkcd.com as the first suggestion, and typing "e" gets explainxkcd.com as the first (sorry, sometimes I don't get the computer references and need an explanation).

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by zarky1 1 year ago

Answered by zarky1 1 year ago