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After each download, it shows the downloaded files as a slide down menu [TR/ENG]

[ENG] Hi, After each download, it shows the downloaded files as a slide down menu and while doing this, it undermines the work done by the browser. For example, I am down… (read more)

[ENG] Hi, After each download, it shows the downloaded files as a slide down menu and while doing this, it undermines the work done by the browser. For example, I am downloading 150 files and they are downloaded one after the other, when each file is finished, an automatic slide-down menu opens and shows the downloaded file. While doing this, if I'm doing something on the browser, it gets interrupted. I want to turn this feature off...

[TR] Merhaba İndirme yaparken her dosya tamamlandığında indirme penceresi slidedown olarak açılıyor ve yaptığım işi engelliyor. Örneğin bir yazı yazıyorum ben 2 cümle kurayım derken 10 defa açılıp yazmamı engelliyor ve her defasında bir yere tıklamadan dönemiyorum, bu özelliği kapatmak istiyorum.

Asked by Mia 1 month ago

Firefox: Unable to load module (PKCS11, DNIe)

Firefox is unable to load module I've been trying to setup a smartcard reading device, and I've gotten stuck twice on the same place. When it comes to configuring the Sec… (read more)

Firefox is unable to load module

I've been trying to setup a smartcard reading device, and I've gotten stuck twice on the same place.

When it comes to configuring the Security Device on Firefox, I can't access the .so file. Firefox merely shows the error "Alert: Unable to add module", but I've noticed that when I try to browse my files manually, trying to access the /usr directory returns an error (sometimes, I seem to not be able to get it consistently).

It also happens that the software I installed for the digital certificate tried to open an html with Firefox, which is located in /usr/share/, and Firefox doesn't seem to be able to load that either. It returns a "Can't open file".

Steps followed

  1. Open Firefox
  2. Settings → Privacy and Security → Security Devices → Load
  3. Insert path /usr/lib/libpkcs11-dnie.so and try to load (yes, I've checked that the file does actually exist)
  4. Receive Alert: Unable to add module error

Relevant information

   Ubuntu 22.04
   I'm on the latest snap version of Firefox: 100.0.1-1
   Trying to setup the digital certificate for my Spanish ID (DNIe)

Asked by jana.lauco 1 month ago

Checksum Error on latest download FF/de/EMEfree/

Hello, i just downloaded the "Firefox Setup 100.0.2.exe" from https://download-origin.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/100.0.2/win64-EME-free/de/ and the checksum is … (read more)

Hello,

i just downloaded the "Firefox Setup 100.0.2.exe" from https://download-origin.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/100.0.2/win64-EME-free/de/ and the checksum is different to that offered in https://download-origin.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/100.0.2/SHA256SUMS or SHA512SUMS. Who may fix this or am i wrong at least?

Regards, Martin

Asked by martin.kubla 1 month ago

Open new firefox window on same virtual desktop in Windows.

Issue When opening a link from any other app, the Firefox switches to another virtual desktop if there's an existing Firefox window open. Reproduce the Issue Set Firefo… (read more)

Issue When opening a link from any other app, the Firefox switches to another virtual desktop if there's an existing Firefox window open.

Reproduce the Issue

  1. Set Firefox to default browser
  2. On Windows 10, open 2 virtual desktops. Use Task View button in Taskbar or use keyboard shortcut Win + Tab and then click on New Desktop. Now you should see 'Desktop 1' and 'Desktop 2', if Task View is opened again.
  3. On Desktop 2, open a new Firefox window.
  4. Switch back to Desktop 1 from Task View.
  5. Open any link (E.g.: https://www.mozilla.org/) from any other app like MS Word, MS Teams, etc.
  6. The virtual desktop would switch to Desktop 2 and open the link on exiting Firefox window.

Question Is there a way to open the link on same virtual desktop in a new window?

Improvement - If it already doesn't exist. Instead of opening the link in existing Firefox window on Desktop 2, open a new Firefox window on Desktop 1 to open the link.

Asked by Keyur 1 month ago

Passwords not saving since "cleaned up" Firefox

Hi, ever since I got a prompt from Firefox to "clean up" my browser and restore default settings, I have lost all the website passwords saved to my account on my desktop … (read more)

Hi, ever since I got a prompt from Firefox to "clean up" my browser and restore default settings, I have lost all the website passwords saved to my account on my desktop version on Firefox. Luckily they are still saved on Firefox on my phone, but I have to look them up every time. I do have preferences on my desktop Firefox set to save logins, but it has not saved ANY logins since the update; I have logged into multiple websites multiple times to test this. I don't know what the problem is here.

Asked by sonja.babovic 4 weeks ago

This is so stupid, I was just on Facebook then it told me to refresh, now theres some security crap.

Facebook does NOT require any HSTS, Edge goes there with no problem. This is why I deleted Firefox last night, I downloaded it again to try to get there and what do you k… (read more)

Facebook does NOT require any HSTS, Edge goes there with no problem. This is why I deleted Firefox last night, I downloaded it again to try to get there and what do you know, it worked. That is until it told me to refresh, then all of a sudden you claim it requires this HSTS which is crap. The only reason I'm not on Edge now is one small little imperfection that Firefox doesn't have. So I guess I'll be deleting Firefox yet again with it's HSTS nonsense.

Asked by scott150 1 month ago

Last reply by Terry 1 month ago

browser feezes

firefox "100.0.1" keeps freezing non responsive have to shut it down through task manager, it happens all the time. it happens at random. I have uninstalled and I have u… (read more)

firefox "100.0.1" keeps freezing non responsive have to shut it down through task manager, it happens all the time. it happens at random. I have uninstalled and I have used trouble shooter I have refreshed firefox nothing helps.

Asked by maxmichaelweir 1 month ago

Last reply by tatini.brown 1 month ago

can't do custom dark themes in newest update?

whenever I try to use a theme that defaulted to dark mode in the previous update, it defaults to light mode instead. for some websites this means that it displays in brig… (read more)

whenever I try to use a theme that defaulted to dark mode in the previous update, it defaults to light mode instead. for some websites this means that it displays in bright white. i need dark mode. even when i set the toolbar colour (which previously controlled dark/light in Firefox Colour) to black it's on light mode. how do I get dark mode back, i hate this. this theme (picture attached) used to be dark mode but now it defaults to light. how do i get dark mode back.

Asked by noushousakaretsu 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Too secure to use?

Firefox has become so secure I can no longer use it for work. I spend so much of my time allowing links to be opened from clients, etc. Has anyone found a simple work a… (read more)

Firefox has become so secure I can no longer use it for work. I spend so much of my time allowing links to be opened from clients, etc. Has anyone found a simple work around for all the freezes etc?

Asked by sharon.lusk 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Sidebar issue on Windows 11

I have the following: <html><head> <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <style type="text/css"> <!-- bod… (read more)

I have the following:

<html><head>
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1252">
<style type="text/css">
<!--
body {font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; color: #000000; background-color: #eee; width: 200px;}
a:link {color: #000099;}
a:visited {color: #000099;}
a {text-decoration: none; margin-left: 0.5em; display: block;}
div.folder {padding-top: 10px;}
div.folder a {display: none;}
div.folder:hover a {display: block;}
div.title { color: maroon; font-style: italic; font-weight: bold; font-size: 14px; border-bottom: 1px solid #ccc; padding-bottom: 6px; }
div.subtitle { color: navy; font-weight: bold; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-top: 8px; }
div.subtitle a { color: navy; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; }
div.subtitle a:hover { color: blue; }
-->
</style>

</head>

<body background="DNASidebar_files/DNA%2520Sidebar%2520for%2520Firefox.html">
<div class="title">Bioinformatics Sidebar</div>
<div class="subtitle">Active as of: <i>2022-05-18</i></div>

<div class="folder">Databases</div>
<a href="www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore">Nucleotide</a>
...
</body></html>

To use this, I just click it in whatever folder it's in and it comes up in Firefox. If I run this on either Linux or Mac, when I click "Nucleotide" it takes me to the URL. If I do this on Windows 11, my URL looks like the following:

file:///C:/Users/xxxxx/Documents/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore

What do I need to do on Windows to get the real URL to execute?

Thanks, Joe

Asked by trubisz 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago