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my extensions disappeared

My extensions disappeared today, for some reason. I added some back to the laptop I was working on, but when I switched to my other one, they were not there. Do extension… (read more)

My extensions disappeared today, for some reason. I added some back to the laptop I was working on, but when I switched to my other one, they were not there. Do extensions not sync? Add-ons are included in items being synced on my settings page. I was hoping to find they never disappeared from that laptop so I could see which ones to add back. I'm on a Windows 10 machine.

Asked by Monica 1 week ago

Last reply by Monica 6 days ago

Firefox on macOS 11.2.3 (20D91) enters dark-mode, but won't leave.

Hello altogether. I sat up my MacBook to automatically enter light or dark mode. Firefox enters dark mode as expected but won't leave. Even if I restart the MacBook the n… (read more)

Hello altogether. I sat up my MacBook to automatically enter light or dark mode. Firefox enters dark mode as expected but won't leave. Even if I restart the MacBook the next day, while the system boots with light mode enabled, Firefox will remain in dark mode.

To change this temporarily, I have to open the macOS settings and enable light mode. Firefox now change to light mode and stays in light mode, even if I again re-enable the automatic changing in the macOS settings.

Later those days, Firefox enters dark mode as expected but won't leave, like described before.

Is this a known bug? Anything else I can try?

Thanks for reading, looking forward to a possible solution.

Asked by plausibel 1 week ago

Last reply by plausibel 5 days ago

on screen keyboard doesn't work-Mozilla

I have bought a new Lenovo IdeaPad Flex and use it in tablet mode and when I try to search something in YouTube for example the on screen keyboard pops up for a second or… (read more)

I have bought a new Lenovo IdeaPad Flex and use it in tablet mode and when I try to search something in YouTube for example the on screen keyboard pops up for a second or two and then vanishes. But when I try using ms Edge it works just fine. Can you please fix it?

I'm running the version 88.0 (64-bit) of Mozilla-Firefox.

Asked by waeo100 6 days ago

autofill

I have been using firefox and gmail for years. All of the suddent email addresses no longer autofill when I go to compose a gmail from the firefox browser. Is there a f… (read more)

I have been using firefox and gmail for years. All of the suddent email addresses no longer autofill when I go to compose a gmail from the firefox browser. Is there a fix?

Asked by lobstercrawl 6 days ago

opening new tab on each search

when I open a new site it goes to the original tab. will not open a new tab> after multiple searches I have tons in the original tab.takes forever to rid them.how to o… (read more)

when I open a new site it goes to the original tab. will not open a new tab> after multiple searches I have tons in the original tab.takes forever to rid them.how to open a new tab on each search?

Asked by John Wargo 6 days ago

Update caused an issue with my browser.

I received an update to Firefox I believe it was either on 4/28/2021 or 4/29/2021. I always use Shopify to print out labels to my CX418 label printer. It would open up … (read more)

I received an update to Firefox I believe it was either on 4/28/2021 or 4/29/2021. I always use Shopify to print out labels to my CX418 label printer. It would open up in a new window and I would just choose the printer and print. Since the update it just hangs and states not responding. I am very frustrated. I am a retailer and I need to be able to print my labels.

Asked by TBInfo 6 days ago

Want to control the order in which add-ons have access to page source

Hi. Often, "HTTPS Everywhere" blocks links to sites because the real URL is embedded in another (probably tracking) URL, and that URL points to a site that doesn't suppor… (read more)

Hi.

Often, "HTTPS Everywhere" blocks links to sites because the real URL is embedded in another (probably tracking) URL, and that URL points to a site that doesn't support HTTPS.

I have both ClearURLs and "HTTPS Everywhere" installed, and I hypothesize that if "ClearURLs" could remove strip the surrounding tracking URL from the embedded real URL, most real sites would work without complaint.

Can I somehow tell Firefox to apply "ClearURLs" before "HTTPS Everywhere", so that "HTTPS Everywhere" operates on the sanitized real address? (Or am I interpreting the situation wrongly?)

Thanks for your help.

Warmly, Pete

Asked by peter.j.riches 6 days ago

Why can a website (social platform, not FB) suddenly only be connected via private windows?

Hey, until now I was able to connect to all Internet sites such as YouTube, Gmail, etc. via the Firefox start page, but recently I can only connect to a certain website (… (read more)

Hey, until now I was able to connect to all Internet sites such as YouTube, Gmail, etc. via the Firefox start page, but recently I can only connect to a certain website (social platform, not FB) via a private window. I haven't changed a setting, it still worked the day before.

What could be the problem?

I don't have very much idea, please answer in detail and simply, thank you.

Asked by jenzoo747 6 days ago

Deezer links don't open in the desktop app

All Deezer links are opened directly in browser, while I have native Deezer app for win10 installed, and my FF has correct rule for applications like Deezer. Of couse, I … (read more)

All Deezer links are opened directly in browser, while I have native Deezer app for win10 installed, and my FF has correct rule for applications like Deezer. Of couse, I want to open Deezer links directly in app, not in browser.

Asked by Yuri 6 days ago

All files in pastebin get flagged as malware

The file https://paste.c-net.org/ShrinkBanister containing two text files is flagged as malware. It happens to every file I upload. This malware detection is bullshit. Ar… (read more)

The file https://paste.c-net.org/ShrinkBanister containing two text files is flagged as malware. It happens to every file I upload. This malware detection is bullshit. Are sites like wetransfer.com and megaupload flagged as malware once a single user uploads something bad somewhere?

Asked by firefox1359 6 days ago

Youtube inscreen control button background color code edit

Hello Recently I chaged firefox font color and (font)background color; font color near white, (font)background color near black. From that time Youtube in_screen control … (read more)

Hello

Recently I chaged firefox font color and (font)background color; font color near white, (font)background color near black. From that time Youtube in_screen control button's (play/pause/sound/setting/full screen) background color changed to near white (default translucent) so the buttons became barely distinguishable.

I changed font/background color to the original, installed themes and addons but failed to set the buttons back to the original color.

Slidebar color changed to (font)background color.

I have eyes problem and some internet sites don't allow the dark mode, So I had to try browser color code editing for my eyes.

Could someone please tell me how to reverse the change or change the button's background color translucent?

Asked by richmore 6 days ago

Uploading music to my u tube music library

I don't want to switch my browser to Chrome. I do want to upload music files to u tube music for my library there. Process is to open the u tube music library file and … (read more)

I don't want to switch my browser to Chrome. I do want to upload music files to u tube music for my library there. Process is to open the u tube music library file and click on uploads and drag files from windows onto the page and it will upload. My problem is when I do this, the file I drag over shows a red circle with a line through it and will not upload to u tube music. It is the correct file type MP3. Is there a setting within firefox that I can change that could be preventing me from doing this? thanks. brian

u tube music

Asked by brunau8 6 days ago

Sfondi - Backgrounds

Perchè su Mozilla Firefox non posso personalizzare tutta la pagina iniziale con uno sfondo immagine dal mio archivio personale? Posso saperlo? Non è possibile che l'inter… (read more)

Perchè su Mozilla Firefox non posso personalizzare tutta la pagina iniziale con uno sfondo immagine dal mio archivio personale? Posso saperlo? Non è possibile che l'intera pagina iniziale rimanga vuota e bianca senza nessuna immagine e come sfondo voi utilizzate solo la parte in alto e con i temi stabiliti solo da voi. Non vi sentite degli ipocriti? Grazie..Alessandro Bertoli Why can't I customize the whole start page with an image background from my personal archive on Mozilla Firefox? Can I know? It is not possible that the entire home page remains empty and white without any image and as a background you use only the top part and with the themes established only by you. Don't you feel like hypocrites? Thanks .. Alessandro Bertoli

Asked by bertoliale.noce696 6 days ago

How to reinstate pinned websites

Hello, I'm trying to figure out why I lost my pinned tabs I had in Firefox after somehow not being able to sync my bookmarks with the websites I had in the bookmarks tool… (read more)

Hello,

I'm trying to figure out why I lost my pinned tabs I had in Firefox after somehow not being able to sync my bookmarks with the websites I had in the bookmarks toolbar missing then tried restoring them from the bookmarks option. So, I'm not too sure of how I can get them back if possible or something. Thank you in advance if you reply to this.

Asked by Anduma22 5 days ago

read streaming text from a javascript output

I'm currently using Linux Firefox 88.0 (64-bit). There is a webpage http://www3.winsystem.org/monitor/webmonitor.php that displays some streaming text information as peop… (read more)

I'm currently using Linux Firefox 88.0 (64-bit). There is a webpage http://www3.winsystem.org/monitor/webmonitor.php that displays some streaming text information as people transmit on their amateur radios. Is it somehow possible to capture that information stream in real-time?

My intent is to use a shell script for further processing.

Thank you.

Asked by rusytravis19 5 days ago

Is there a way to backup 'Cookies and Site Data' so if a refresh is needed, all permissions aren't lost

Under about:preferences#privacy there is a section 'Cookies and Site Data'. I have my settings set to CUSTOM and block all cookies. I then have managed my exceptions. I d… (read more)

Under about:preferences#privacy there is a section 'Cookies and Site Data'. I have my settings set to CUSTOM and block all cookies. I then have managed my exceptions. I did a refresh resently, all that was lost. The best I can do currently is to have wordpad open and manually type each line out in my exceptions and then if needed in the future, I could copy and paste. There might be a better way that I do not know. I do know by default, the 'Managed Exceptions' under 'Cookies and Site Data' does not save if 'Refreshed'. Please address a better process and not my choice on blocking all cookies, thank you.

Asked by Philip 5 days ago

Inadequate icon on macOS 11 Big Sur (and future)

I would suggest adapting the Firefox icon to the new Big Sur design. Unfortunately, among the most common applications, Firefox is the only one that has still kept the ol… (read more)

I would suggest adapting the Firefox icon to the new Big Sur design. Unfortunately, among the most common applications, Firefox is the only one that has still kept the old design (which makes Firefox seem like something out of date and not very obsolete in appearance, while in reality it is a concentrate of care and progress).

The user observes the evolution of an app from the thick icon design, so I can't explain how Firefox can still own its design (which unfortunately doesn't align with the dock). On iOS / iPadOS you have the appropriate icon, why not transfer it directly to macOS Big Sur at this point (thus unifying the interface itself)?

Nothing to say about the rest, you are fabulous and the best (I just suggest a hint of transparency in the panel bar).

With regard

Asked by Kikko90 5 days ago