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Ease of access to my university portal on startup

Hey guys! I'm a student and so it's useful for me to make my university's student portal as my homepage. However, whenever I start up Firefox, it goes to the 'Authenticat… (read more)

Hey guys! I'm a student and so it's useful for me to make my university's student portal as my homepage. However, whenever I start up Firefox, it goes to the 'Authentication required - Mozilla Firefox' popup login area before I can get into my portal. The details are already auto-filled, but I have to hit OK every time. It's more of a quality-of-life and very minor problem, but would there be a way for me to just click the Firefox icon and instantly be logged in automatically? Maybe a custom URL to set as the homepage, or some other way I have to go to make this happen. Thanks so much all! Any replies would be massively appreciated!

Asked by jamesv234 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Selecting multiple items and other Keyboard shortcuts in Google drive not working

Hello dear, I have a problem with Firefox where Keyboard shortcuts not working with Google drive, For example, I can not choose multiple items in it when I open it fro… (read more)

Hello dear, I have a problem with Firefox where Keyboard shortcuts not working with Google drive, For example, I can not choose multiple items in it when I open it from Firefox I used Shift key and Ctrl key to select, but unfortunately not working .

Asked by Rana Ali 1 year ago

Last reply by Ankit Kumar 1 year ago

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how to set homepage wallpaper

i recently start using firefox and the function sync is really good! i know google can change the wallpaper homepage but i don't know firefox how? since i don't want my b… (read more)

i recently start using firefox and the function sync is really good! i know google can change the wallpaper homepage but i don't know firefox how? since i don't want my browser that bored. pls helpppppppppppppppppp.

Asked by tommy667805 1 year ago

Last reply by tommy667805 1 year ago

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One search for multiple site results

Hello, I have 7 or 8 sites I regularly use to purchase books. The problem is,I have to type every single one of them and then head to their search bars and type the same … (read more)

Hello,

I have 7 or 8 sites I regularly use to purchase books. The problem is,I have to type every single one of them and then head to their search bars and type the same book title over and over again. Is there a way I can place all of them in a group and then have Firefox search only within those sites for the book titles?

Thank you in advance!

Asked by Stef 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Disable web push notifications popup but keep notifications

Recently the web push notifications got a popup UI that is really disturbing. Show up on all desktops etc., it interrupts me in what I’m doing. I really very strongly dis… (read more)

Recently the web push notifications got a popup UI that is really disturbing. Show up on all desktops etc., it interrupts me in what I’m doing. I really very strongly dislike this change.

I would like to revert to how it was before (pre-76.0 ? Not sure exactly which version): - notifications get sent to my desktop/OS’s notification center (running OpenSuse + KDE), - no popup is displayed when a notification is triggered.

That way: - notifications will respect the OS « do not disturb » mode, - notifications get shown through a unified UI for all applications, - I can pick how « interrupting » I want each notification to be, - In particular I can focus while on my computer without being interrupted, and poll the notifications occasionally.

Is there a way (maybe a about:config option) to keep notifications but disable the popup behaviour?

Asked by Luc 1 year ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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I have never seen such a STUPID program!!! Where did your programmers learn programming? I would had been kicked out of work 50 years ago for such a progran...

I have never seen such a STUPID program!!! Where did your programmers learn programming? I would had been kicked out of work 50 years ago for such a program...?' … (read more)

I have never seen such a STUPID program!!! Where did your programmers learn programming? I would had been kicked out of work 50 years ago for such a program...?'

Asked by Edward z laseczką 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Restoring session

Hi, is it possible to restore two sessions back? After restarting the computer, I accidentally opened and closed a new session, and in the previous one I had many importa… (read more)

Hi, is it possible to restore two sessions back? After restarting the computer, I accidentally opened and closed a new session, and in the previous one I had many important tabs open. Is it possible to recover them?

Asked by d.a.wojcicka 1 year ago

Last reply by d.a.wojcicka 1 year ago

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How can I preview various types of text files in firefox?

I recently switched to firefox from chrome and am enjoying it for the most part, but have one thing that drives me crazy. When I click on a link for a file such as a YAML… (read more)

I recently switched to firefox from chrome and am enjoying it for the most part, but have one thing that drives me crazy. When I click on a link for a file such as a YAML file, the only options I have are to open the file in another application or save the file to disk. Most of the time, this is not what I want. I really just need to take a quick look at the file to understand its contents.

Is there a way to set firefox to automatically display the file contents in-browser rather than requiring a separate application?

Asked by Vorticity 1 year ago

Last reply by Andrew 1 year ago

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Library History Searching

So on Win 7 you can put into your search kind:=picture and it will show you every image file on your PC from png to bmp to jpg to gif. Can I do the same thing in the fire… (read more)

So on Win 7 you can put into your search kind:=picture and it will show you every image file on your PC from png to bmp to jpg to gif.

Can I do the same thing in the firefox history search and find all image types in one go?

Is there someway I can type in a keyword in the history search like kind:=picture and just get ever image type?

Asked by MellyWelly 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox v77 enlarging URL bar

In v76, I was able to stop the URL bar from enlarging by setting browser.urlbar.update1 to false in about:config. In v77, this enlarging URL bar behavior seems permanent.… (read more)

In v76, I was able to stop the URL bar from enlarging by setting browser.urlbar.update1 to false in about:config. In v77, this enlarging URL bar behavior seems permanent. I find this behavior annoying and unnecessary for me. Actually, I think this is just plain dumb. The text does not enlarge, just the URL box. Is there a way that I may be able to disable this behavior, thank you.

Asked by Dad1966 1 year ago

Answered by Dad1966 1 year ago

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Run as Administrator Prompting to Make Changes to Computer - Found a Solution to Disable

Like many folks, I have somehow toggled 'Run as Administrator' and then become frustrated as Firefox asks every single time a tab or page opens if I want 'to allow Firefo… (read more)

Like many folks, I have somehow toggled 'Run as Administrator' and then become frustrated as Firefox asks every single time a tab or page opens if I want 'to allow Firefox to make changes to your computer'. Frustrating.

I've seen several answers to go to the 'Compatibility' tab and uncheck 'Run as Administrator' - but that did not seem to be solving the problem. I know it didn't for me!

It seems there is ANOTHER place to deactivate 'Run as Administrator'...and it supersedes the Compatibility input.

Firefox Properties => Shortcut => Advanced. Uncheck 'Run as Administrator'. The problem was solved for me, hope it works for you, too!

Asked by ciesicki.matt 1 year ago

Last reply by Pallavi kumari 1 year ago

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Expanding Address Bar

Does anyone know of a SIMPLE solution to stop the irritating expanding address bar from doing just that? At first I could stop it in about:config - but that no longer app… (read more)

Does anyone know of a SIMPLE solution to stop the irritating expanding address bar from doing just that? At first I could stop it in about:config - but that no longer appears to be possible. Why do Mozilla insist on user no longer having that option. I seem no longer to be able to use Firefox. It seems to be the domain of the computer-tech savvy and not a browser for ordinary jerks like me who don't understand a word of the jargon and have difficulty following what seem to be simple tasks to other users. All I want to do is stop that irritating expanding address bar but it seems like I have to become a fully skilled coder just to be able to get into a regular-joe website. It's not what I signed up for. Help? Anybody...?

Asked by mckendrick 1 year ago

Last reply by plasmafire 1 year ago

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SharePoint - Drag and Drop

My office recently adopted SharePoint to replace our VM Ware servers for storing shared data. My colleagues are able to drag and drop email attachments and files from Fi… (read more)

My office recently adopted SharePoint to replace our VM Ware servers for storing shared data. My colleagues are able to drag and drop email attachments and files from FileExplorer into SharePoint, but I cannot. Finally I realized they use Chrome, Edge, Explorer and other browsers and this functionality works fine. It's only Firefox where it does not. Is there an add on, extension or setting to address the shortcoming. I love Firefox, but if it cannot drag and drop to SharePoint like every other browser does, I will be compelled to (reluctantly and regrettably) make a switch. Please help!

Asked by adamg212 1 year ago

Last reply by AKASH kUMAR 1 year ago

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How do you bring up the Context menu in FireFox? (I'm using an Apple MacBook Pro)

I use a MacBook Pro with MacOS 10.11 and the latest version of FireFox (72.0.2) and I'm unable to figure out how to bring up the Context menu. With previous versions of F… (read more)

I use a MacBook Pro with MacOS 10.11 and the latest version of FireFox (72.0.2) and I'm unable to figure out how to bring up the Context menu. With previous versions of FireFox. I could hold down the Control key and click a tab and that would bring up the Context menu. But with the latest versions of FireFox, that option is no longer available.

I suppose if I bought a two-button mouse, I could bring up the Context menu with the right button, but you should be able to bring up the Context menu with the trackpad that come with Apple's MacBook Pro.

So how do you bring up the Context menu on an Apple MacBook Pro?

Thank you so much.

Asked by Marina43182 2 years ago

Answered by Marina43182 2 years ago