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keyboard double typing everything, only in firefox browser

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Asked by vpadua 2 months ago

Is it safe to delete all the "app.normandy" prefs or set them to false? If not, which ones?

I did NOT enroll in any FF studies. Yet, moderator Cor-el said the app.normandy preferences will install new features and 'shield studies' anyways. I stopped downloading … (read more)

I did NOT enroll in any FF studies. Yet, moderator Cor-el said the app.normandy preferences will install new features and 'shield studies' anyways. I stopped downloading FF updates after v.84. I wanted to avoid the disastrous change to the print function that showed up on another computer. I spent hours trying to figure out what happened and how to get rid of of it. Nevertheless, Firefox installed this unwanted print 'update.' So my question is whether it is safe to turn off or delete all the app.normandy preferences in about:config ? Or do I only need to change the settings on a few? If so, which ones. What happens if I change these?

app.normandy.api_url https://normandy.cdn.mozilla.net/api/v1 app.normandy.dev_mode false app.normandy.enabled true app.normandy.first_run false app.normandy.last_seen_buildid app.normandy.logging.level 50 app.normandy.migrationsApplied 10 app.normandy.onsync_skew_sec 600 app.normandy.run_interval_seconds 21600 app.normandy.shieldLearnMoreUrl https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/%VERSION%/%OS%/%LOCALE%/shield app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.partnerlink.useAttributionURL true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.toolbars.bookmarks.2h2020 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.experiment.ebay-2020-1 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.useRemoteSetting true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.profileCreationThreshold 1896163212345 app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.provider-list [{ "name": "comcast", "canonicalName": "doh-discovery.xfinity.com", "uri": "https://doh.xfinity.com/dns-query" }] app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.network.preload true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.print.tab_modal.enabled false app.normandy.user_id 9893538f-07be-4513-8265-9124f1f967ff

"Normandy is a collection of servers, workflows, and Firefox components that enables Mozilla to remote control Firefox clients in the wild based on precise criteria."

Asked by plew29881 2 months ago

Digital certificate - ask you every time

"When a server requests your personal certificate" my preference is set to "Ask you every time" but Firefox is remembering the certificate I used last time for a site and… (read more)

"When a server requests your personal certificate" my preference is set to "Ask you every time" but Firefox is remembering the certificate I used last time for a site and does not allow me to select a different certificate. How can I change this please? My Firefox browser version is 84.0.2 (64 bit). Thanks

Asked by julie_jakings 2 months ago

Firefox consuming too much ram when running for a long time

For the last couple of days, Firefox on my laptop too has started consuming too much RAM. Firefox is running continuously on my laptop from 9am to about 1am the following… (read more)

For the last couple of days, Firefox on my laptop too has started consuming too much RAM. Firefox is running continuously on my laptop from 9am to about 1am the following day. Last night around 1 am, I noticed that my Firefox froze and no window was responding. Seconds later, my laptop froze I was getting bare minimal response. After opening the process monitor, I found that a web-content process of Firefox was consuming 5GBs of my 8GB ram! I killed the process and restarted Firefox and things became normal.

Some time later, I again noticed that a web-content process of Firefox was consuming 1GB of RAM and the consumption was rising very fast. In about half a minute, that increased to 2.3GB!

What could be the bug and how can I fix it?

Asked by byatin2005 2 months ago

Firefox browser 84.0(33-bit)

How to get favorite icon of all website I've been visited and bookmarked has shown in browser instead for the tracking protection that is the only one now i have? and als… (read more)

How to get favorite icon of all website I've been visited and bookmarked has shown in browser instead for the tracking protection that is the only one now i have? and also why my Firefox account has an error when i was open the page from my bookmark but after that i try click the bookmark then came the form to sign in then everything has set to new profile that i have to scripted for it as is they ask me to do, when i first open Firefox from my desktop then after i collapsed it goes blank page when shown up therefore I has to open again new one without closing the first? That was my report is saying as mine is not is window 10. Faithfully yours, truly i trusted that my IP has same problem too, hope the best kind thing i can do for fix this, with regards, Rohatos Alwin, email: erwin_seal@yahoo.co.id

Asked by Rohatos Alwin 1 month ago

FF PDF viewer stymied by multiple blanks

Using this PDF as an example, open it in FF and search for regional development (one space). It finds no hits when I do this. If I search for regional development (two … (read more)

Using this PDF as an example, open it in FF and search for regional development (one space). It finds no hits when I do this.

If I search for regional development (two spaces), it finds one hit.

If I search for regional development (three spaces), it finds one hit.

If I open the PDF in Chrome or in Adobe Reader and search for regional development (one space), it finds two hits, treating the intervening spaces as one space.

I think FF should work like Adobe Reader and Chrome in this regard.

Asked by van.knowles 1 week ago

I have lost all my years labor due to your mandate update!

I lost all my internet history because of your MANDATE account opening tab. Damn you! I am writer! How you obligated me to open account and cause me losing all my interne… (read more)

I lost all my internet history because of your MANDATE account opening tab. Damn you! I am writer! How you obligated me to open account and cause me losing all my internet history plus bookmarks! How can you destroy whole my labor! I have been using mozilla for almost 10 years. But I will never use anymore. How I bring back my internet history! How can you push the users to new uploads with openning account!

Asked by iron.denizcan 1 week ago

Prefer service worker on new tab open

I'm trying to use a custom start page on new tabs opening (not happy that I have to use an extension for such basic functionality btw) but my service worker does not seem… (read more)

I'm trying to use a custom start page on new tabs opening (not happy that I have to use an extension for such basic functionality btw) but my service worker does not seem to activate or used when opening. Opening a new tab takes multiple seconds.

Navigating to the site (I have my start page hosted on AWS) on an existing tab is instantaneous, as is refreshing this page once the tab is loaded. So what gives? As far as I can tell Firefox doesn't install service workers on a per-tab basis, so there should be no issue here.

Asked by devildude4427 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 months ago

feature request - rollback recent update with search engine selection after starting typing using the address bar

With respect to this paragraph in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-firefox-address-bar?as=u#w_use-a-different-search The recent updates are worse… (read more)

With respect to this paragraph in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-firefox-address-bar?as=u#w_use-a-different-search

The recent updates are worsening the usability.

Before the update, I used to do the following steps in order to search anything using an alternative search engine:

  1. press CTRL + L to focus the address bar
  2. type my search query
  3. press ALT + ↓ until the desired search engine is selected
  4. press ENTER to submit the query

Now, after the update, an additional step has been introduced

  1. press CTRL + L to focus the address bar
  2. type my search query
  3. press ALT + ↓ until the desired search engine is selected
  4. press ENTER to confirm the selection of the search engine
  5. press ENTER to submit the query

Yeah, it's just a single keypress more, but multiply it by a couple of hundreds times a day I need to do that, and you will get why I'm taking the time to report it.

Please get rid of step 4

Asked by leonixyz 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Firefox sticker

I really want to have a Mozilla sticker on my laptop as I really like the web-browser and that it cares for its users. Does anyone have any idea how can I get one,I would… (read more)

I really want to have a Mozilla sticker on my laptop as I really like the web-browser and that it cares for its users. Does anyone have any idea how can I get one,I would throw some bucks if I have to for them? I would be really thankful if anyone can give me any suggestions! (I really like the dinosaur one)

Asked by Martin000 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

Sorting the Overflow Menu

Hi all. I have been looking for some time for an extension or method that will help me sort the extensions that end up in the Overflow Menu. It becomes impossible to find… (read more)

Hi all. I have been looking for some time for an extension or method that will help me sort the extensions that end up in the Overflow Menu. It becomes impossible to find anything with them all shoved in there with no rhyme or reason, and I def do not want to have to put them in alpha order (or maintain them that way).

Asked by 8th.Half.Hour 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Better fix for question mark boxes in Firefox ?

This fixed my problem with question mark boxes (which I have seen, then not seen, then seen again over versions of FF on a Mac): https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questio… (read more)

This fixed my problem with question mark boxes (which I have seen, then not seen, then seen again over versions of FF on a Mac): https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1178462

But the answer is 3 years old and nearly 30 FF versions ago, and furthermore requires lowering security. Is there a newer, better solution for fixing the problem with seeing question mark boxes instead of glyphs for certain fonts? (And one that doesn't require me to constantly toggle "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" in Preferences, which only works sometimes anyway.)

Asked by Tim 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago

Constantly have to force quit, cannot clear history, etc

Hello,unfortunately I am not the most computer savvy person (sorry). I have been experiencing a few problems with Firefox over the last month or so. I currently use a Mac… (read more)

Hello,unfortunately I am not the most computer savvy person (sorry). I have been experiencing a few problems with Firefox over the last month or so. I currently use a Mac desktop and a Macbook and they sync together. I keep Firefox up to date as updates become available. My Macbook is fine but on my desktop I frequently have to Force Quit the application. In addition, I cannot clear my browsing history, cannot add a new bookmark nor able to delete a bookmark. I thought at first that maybe a bookmark I added may have caused a problem (?) on my desktop but the problem did not transfer over to my laptop upon syncing. I was thinking of uninstalling Firefox and reinstalling it but I wanted to get an expert opinion. Is there a fix for this problem, have I done something wrong? As well, in your opinion are ad blocking applications such as 'ADBLOCK' or 'U BLOCK ORIGIN' compatible with Firefox / Apple Mac? Thank you in advance for any assistance you can give me, and thank you for continually delivering a superior browser!

Asked by Jim 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Locked out of my account for no reason

Hi, Bought a new M1 Mac. Was very happy when an M1 version of Firefox got released today only to find my account locked out trying to sign-in. I received the infamous mes… (read more)

Hi,

Bought a new M1 Mac. Was very happy when an M1 version of Firefox got released today only to find my account locked out trying to sign-in. I received the infamous message: "The confirmation email we sent to xxx@gmail.com was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data"

That is not true. I am receiving emails just fine and I never lost access to my email account.

Help please!

Asked by MomoAmin 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago

Signing in to sync on a new computer failed because gmail is currently down

I happened to try turning on Firefox Sync at the exact moment Gmail went down and started sending bounce messages to all senders (my Firefox account name is my gmail addr… (read more)

I happened to try turning on Firefox Sync at the exact moment Gmail went down and started sending bounce messages to all senders (my Firefox account name is my gmail address). Now I'm locked out of my account with no way to get back in. Help!

Asked by mamorrow 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago

confirmation email at Sync Login

I have a new windows 10 laptop i just installed firefox as a try to enable sync i type in my email i type in my password it ask for the PIN sent to email, but i did not g… (read more)

I have a new windows 10 laptop

i just installed firefox

as a try to enable sync i type in my email i type in my password it ask for the PIN sent to email, but i did not get the email ( i checked spam )

i retry to enable sync and i get :

The confirmation email we sent to ***@***.*** was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data. If this is a valid email address, let us know and we can help unlock your account.

my email is working i did test and its working fine

how do i get sync to work?

Asked by guaasamo 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago