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Using Mozilla.cfg to focus a custom new tab page

Hi everyone, I am having trouble getting my custom new tab page to be focused when opened (instead of the address bar). I am currently using the `autoconfig.js` + `mozill… (read more)

Hi everyone,

I am having trouble getting my custom new tab page to be focused when opened (instead of the address bar).

I am currently using the `autoconfig.js` + `mozilla.cfg` approach to overriding the `AboutNewTab.jsm` service with a custom local file. This is working great with the two files containing this code:

autoconfig.js: ``` pref("general.config.filename", "mozilla.cfg"); pref("general.config.obscure_value", 0); ```

mozilla.cfg: ``` // Custom firefox config

let { classes:Cc, interfaces:Ci, utils:Cu } = Components;

try {

 Cu.import("resource:///modules/AboutNewTab.jsm");
 let newTabURL = "file:///home/vallode/Documents/test/index.html";
 AboutNewTab.newTabURL = newTabURL;

} catch(e) { Cu.reportError(e); } ```

I have been attempting to use the `gBrowser` global to add an event listener to the new tab opening, but with no success. Could anyone point me in the right direction for something like this?

Asked by Vallode 2 years ago

Answered by Vallode 1 year ago

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Bitdefender Wallet and Firefox. Where is the Wallet add-on?

There are many previously posed questions about this, but I am having repeated issues. I have Bitdefender, and I would like to use the Wallet add-on with Firefox. It is… (read more)

There are many previously posed questions about this, but I am having repeated issues. I have Bitdefender, and I would like to use the Wallet add-on with Firefox. It is not showing as an option to enable, and no search comes up with Bitdefender Wallet within all the available add-ons/extensions. Where can I find the Bitdefender Wallet add-on?

Asked by Amy Wiltse 1 year ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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I can't install a browser theme that I made on the Firefox Color webpage. (EDIT: SOLVED)

EDIT: Never mind! I was being dumb! I had to install the extension! From "about:preferences#general" I click "Extensions & Themes" on the bottom left side. This tak… (read more)

EDIT: Never mind! I was being dumb! I had to install the extension!

From "about:preferences#general" I click "Extensions & Themes" on the bottom left side.

This takes me to "about:addons" where it says "Feeling creative? Build your own theme with Firefox Color." at the bottom.

I click the second sentence which is a hyperlink that then takes me to "Firefox Color", the website to make your own themes.

I made my own theme using the "Custom colors" and "Custom backgrounds" and then saved it using the "Save" button that has a heart above it on the ribbon at the top of the page. This adds it to the "Saved themes" tab on the ribbon that includes (from left to right) "Preset themes", "Custom colors", and "Custom backgrounds".

However, when I go back to "about:addons" to apply my theme, it is not there, even after refreshing the page.

There is no "Save" (aside from the one that put the theme into the "Saved Themes" tab), "Install", or "Download" buttons on Firefox Color for my theme as far as I can see.

So, what am I doing wrong? I'm about 99% sure that I am being big dumb right now and missing something glaringly obvious in this whole process.

I appreciate any and all help or advice! Thank you in advance!

Asked by Shawn 1 year ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Disable DoH via Registry

Hi everyone, Just wondering if it's possible to turn off DoH (DHS over HTTPS) via Registry? Could someone please explain how I can achieve this. Thank you, Beeraj … (read more)

Hi everyone,

Just wondering if it's possible to turn off DoH (DHS over HTTPS) via Registry? Could someone please explain how I can achieve this.

Thank you, Beeraj

Asked by Beeraj 1 year ago

Answered by philipp 1 year ago

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Separate search engine for private mode missing, no option to search selected text in private mode

In firefox 77 I could choose different search engine for example duckduckgo as default search engine in private mode. In 78.0.1 this setting is missing, no way to search … (read more)

In firefox 77 I could choose different search engine for example duckduckgo as default search engine in private mode. In 78.0.1 this setting is missing, no way to search selected text privately or set different search engine for private mode. Only workaround is to go to about:config and enable "browser.search.separatePrivateDefault.ui.enabled". This fixes both problems. Is this still in beta and not officially available or are my settings wrong?

Asked by Piterk 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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In wayland-based linux, how do I completely disable the middle mouse button in firefox?

I'm using Fedora 32 and I have the middle mouse button disabled in the gnome tweak tool. But for whatever reason, Firefox seems to ignore this. What I really want is for … (read more)

I'm using Fedora 32 and I have the middle mouse button disabled in the gnome tweak tool. But for whatever reason, Firefox seems to ignore this. What I really want is for Firefox to stop closing tabs when I have the mouse cursor hovered over a tab and I touch the wrong part (the middle) of the touch pad. This is just a huge usability problem. I'm killing tabs all the time, sometimes with forms and email messages in them. Help?

Asked by middleton.ted 1 year ago

Answered by middleton.ted 1 year ago

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Locking Preferences

So I'm trying to lock the preferences on the privacy & security options. I currently have a .js file named autoconfig.js in my "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\defau… (read more)

So I'm trying to lock the preferences on the privacy & security options. I currently have a .js file named autoconfig.js in my "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\defaults\pref" I also have mozilla.cfg in my "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox".

When I go to the about:config however it is not greyed out or locked in anyway. I was wondering if anyone could spot what I'm doing wrong.

Yes my File name extensions is on.

Asked by carsonschutter 1 year ago

Answered by carsonschutter 1 year ago

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Firefox and Email Hyperlinks

Getting Firefox to stop opening emails when I click on a hyperlink outside of the browser? If I have an email hyperlink in a spreadsheet and I click on it, Firefox tries … (read more)

Getting Firefox to stop opening emails when I click on a hyperlink outside of the browser? If I have an email hyperlink in a spreadsheet and I click on it, Firefox tries to open it and I want it to go back to using my Outlook Program like it was prior to installing Firefox.

Thank you

Asked by Danny W. Giotto 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Hide Firefox titlebar (border) in Linux (Openbox)

I use openbox as my windowmanager with NO desktop environment on Archlinux. I want to hide the titlebar (border) but when using openbox this option is NOT SHOWN. It is sh… (read more)

I use openbox as my windowmanager with NO desktop environment on Archlinux.

I want to hide the titlebar (border) but when using openbox this option is NOT SHOWN. It is shown when i use another Desktop Environment like xfce4 or Gnome.

In the past i found out that a variable like DESKTOP_ENVIRONMENT, DE or XDG_SESSION_DESKTOP could be set with the value of another Desktop Environment to mislead Firefox.

However, i can't find the right variable any more and i have been googling and googling for days :-(

Please help, i like openbox & firefox (without titlebar)

Asked by ron80 1 year ago

Answered by ron80 1 year ago

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New tabs ALWAYS open to the right of the last open tab, not to the right of current tab

Hi -- As of the latest version of Firefox (v78.0.2 x64), all new tabs open at the end of the list of current tabs. If I only had a few tabs open, that MIGHT be okay, but… (read more)

Hi --

As of the latest version of Firefox (v78.0.2 x64), all new tabs open at the end of the list of current tabs. If I only had a few tabs open, that MIGHT be okay, but since I keep many open, it's incredibly annoying. All I want is to open a new tab and have it appear to the right of the current tab. So far...

  • I've tried setting "browser.tabs.insertAfterCurrent" to true, with no effect.
  • I've tried the add-on "Always Right", with no effect.

Since I've noticed this behavior in many previous versions of FF, I doubt that uninstall/reinstall will address the problem, so I didn't try.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance to all!

Dave

Asked by davethebatman 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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I lost my all data after update?

Hi, I'm using the Mozilla Firefox portable version. I disable the auto update or any type of updation. But suddenly the auto update has done. Now, lost my favorites/bookm… (read more)

Hi, I'm using the Mozilla Firefox portable version. I disable the auto update or any type of updation. But suddenly the auto update has done. Now, lost my favorites/bookmarks. I also used some different types of extensions. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recommended-extensions-program These are add from the add-ons section. But all of data and extensions are gone vanish. I tried the different method to recover but useless.https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile Someone can help me? Thanks.

Asked by gracebusinessbloom 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox browser in two languages

Hello! It seems my Firefox browser is in two languages and I can't change it. I want it to be all in English but it also incorporates my country's language and I don't k… (read more)

Hello! It seems my Firefox browser is in two languages and I can't change it. I want it to be all in English but it also incorporates my country's language and I don't know how to fix it. Any idea how to fix it and for it all to be in English? I added some screenshots if it'll help.

Asked by Metapala 1 year ago

Answered by Metapala 1 year ago

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delete master password

bold text My Firefox master password is asking me nearly every 3-5 minutes to give the master password. I made a mistake when I asked it. I am using only alone my comput… (read more)

bold text My Firefox master password is asking me nearly every 3-5 minutes to give the master password. I made a mistake when I asked it. I am using only alone my computer. Please help me.

Asked by BAPTISTE 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Startup behavior versus new window

I am trying to emulate the expected behavior I have from Chromium based browsers. I want my two email accounts to open on startup but then when I open a new window, for j… (read more)

I am trying to emulate the expected behavior I have from Chromium based browsers. I want my two email accounts to open on startup but then when I open a new window, for just the blank tab to open (Firefox home). There doesn't seem to be a way to do that. I can make them my "home" pages so that they load on startup, but then when I open a new window, it opens both of my home pages as tabs in that new window. Any help? See attached screenshot, is there something I'm missing or is this behavior just not possible in Firefox?

Asked by alexsoko 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago