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Cursor size

I'm using Firefox Version 98.0.2 on Ubuntu 21.10 with Wayland and Gnome 40.4.0. I choose a larger cursor size from Ubuntu's Settings->Accessibility->Cursor Size. Ho… (read more)

I'm using Firefox Version 98.0.2 on Ubuntu 21.10 with Wayland and Gnome 40.4.0. I choose a larger cursor size from Ubuntu's Settings->Accessibility->Cursor Size. However, in Firefox the cursor always displayed in the smallest size.

Asked by shaishasag 2 years ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 years ago

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How do I make the Refresh/Reload button be part of the URL Bar ?

I swear there was an option for that. I accidentally right clicked the toolbar and clicked on Something that messed up the very customized way I had my toolbar set up. Th… (read more)

I swear there was an option for that. I accidentally right clicked the toolbar and clicked on Something that messed up the very customized way I had my toolbar set up. Then I realized the Refresh button was missing. I go to put it back and something feels VERY off. I realized that the Refresh button is not part of the URL bar. I am not sure if it was part of it before, but I know for sure it was an option at some point.

Asked by MainGoldDragon 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Hide\Remove Bookmarks Toolbar & Other Bookmarks

I am reinstalling Windows\Firefox, and would like to hide\remove Bookmarks Toolbar & Other Bookmarks, as shown on the images. The Delete Folder option is greyed out f… (read more)

I am reinstalling Windows\Firefox, and would like to hide\remove Bookmarks Toolbar & Other Bookmarks, as shown on the images. The Delete Folder option is greyed out for both, and Other Bookmarks is empty.

Both were hidden\removed in my original installation, but I can't remember how I did that. I've seen posts mentioning e.g. browser.toolbars.bookmarks.2h2020 (it doesn't exist) in About:config, right-clicking on the Other Bookmarks and uncheck it (it doesn't exist).

I'm using Firefox 101.0.1 (64 bit).

Asked by anton.vantonder 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox is opening file in browser (displaying as text) instead of downloading/asking me what to do with the file

I have a problem with how firefox is treating link to the file of type ".wotmod". For some reason firefox without asking is just opening file in the active tab (displayin… (read more)

I have a problem with how firefox is treating link to the file of type ".wotmod". For some reason firefox without asking is just opening file in the active tab (displaying it in the browser) when what I want to do is to download the file. Can i somehow force firefox to let me decide what to do with files of that extension? I did set action for all available ContentTypes to "Always ask" and I did check "Ask whether to open or save files" option in settings, but still Firefox is just opening those files in the browser. Other browsers like Chrome or Edge are letting me download the file, but I would prefer to use firefox for all my browsing needs. For anyone interested [[here|https://gitlab.com/wot-public-mods/replays-manager/-/releases]] is the link to gitlab release page containing multiple links to files of affected type. Below I have added screenshot of my settings: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2022-06-16-13-10-17-d4c7aa.png

Asked by 3mpy3ma 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Some how my SEARCH WINDOW CHANGED POSITIONS

Since the beginning of Firefox I have used it. I got into the habit of the URL box on the right, SEARCH box on the left. Somehow they switched positions. Its been a long … (read more)

Since the beginning of Firefox I have used it. I got into the habit of the URL box on the right, SEARCH box on the left. Somehow they switched positions. Its been a long time since I had custom the bar at the top. I tried to search how to customize it as I always customized on new release. Now I can not find the CMD or current instruction of where to find it. [that is because the internet has lots of instructions from old releases]. I KNOW THERE IA WAY to ove icons, customize the Tool Bar but I can find under the current release. Anyone?

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Asked by jagman55 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Add ons

I installed an extension, but by accident right clicked and selected hide extension from toolbar, and now I can't revert it and I also can't use it. can I revert it? … (read more)

I installed an extension, but by accident right clicked and selected hide extension from toolbar, and now I can't revert it and I also can't use it. can I revert it?

Asked by gabrielschool888 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Download folder history?

Until recently, whenever I downloaded a file, the Firefox dialogue requesting the destination folder started out at the folder I last used to download a file from that we… (read more)

Until recently, whenever I downloaded a file, the Firefox dialogue requesting the destination folder started out at the folder I last used to download a file from that web site. Now it appears to always start in the last used folder, independent of web site. Since I seldom download more than one file at a time from a given web site, this means I have to navigate the directory tree for every download, which makes the whole process take two or three times as long as it used to. Is there any way to restore the old behavior? My searches on the web have only turned up suggestions that are accompanied by responses that say "That didn't work." (Running 101.0.1 on Ubuntu 18.04, if that matters.)

I know there are add-ons that will let me script the download folder selection process, and I'll go that route if I must, but I'm hoping that my preferred browser behavior is still available - "just works" is preferable to "you can beat it into submission if you try hard enough".

Asked by Darrell 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Increase font size of bookmarks toolbar and search bar

Hi! There are multiple recent threads on this issue, and not one of them has a solution, so I'm asking again. I want to increase the font size of the top header text, spe… (read more)

Hi! There are multiple recent threads on this issue, and not one of them has a solution, so I'm asking again. I want to increase the font size of the top header text, specifically the bookmarks toolbar, search bar, and tab titles. The text is too small for me to read. It would also be useful if I could increase the font size for the applications menu (the hamburger drop down menu in the far right of the header).

I do not want to increase the size of anything else, so changing layout.css.devPixelsPerPx is not the solution. I have changed my global zoom settings, and set them specifically to "Zoom text only", but this setting does not effect the bookmarks toolbar or the search bar. Changing the default font size also does not increase the size of this text.

Just to clarify again, these threads are not solutions to my question: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1214027 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1293358

Asked by e.bacas 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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how to block about:addons?

I used a siteblocker and i tried blocking about:addons, wouldn't allow it so someone tell me how. im literally trying to prevent myself from removing extension i literall… (read more)

I used a siteblocker and i tried blocking about:addons, wouldn't allow it so someone tell me how. im literally trying to prevent myself from removing extension i literally jumped from one browser to another just to make this shit possible please.

Asked by alifadul99 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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preffered browser Firefox not MSN

Get rid of MSN and restore Firefox as my preferred browser Microsoft has taken over somehow, and I can't get rid of them or get my computers settings back to the way the… (read more)

Get rid of MSN and restore Firefox as my preferred browser Microsoft has taken over somehow, and I can't get rid of them or get my computers settings back to the way they were!

Asked by Ray Kirby Schilling Jr 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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"Recommended by Pocket" won't stay toggled off when I restart Firefox.

I use Firefox on both my Windows10 and Pop!_OS desktop (I dual boot). On my Windows install, every time I boot Windows, I have to toggle off "Recommended by Pocket" on th… (read more)

I use Firefox on both my Windows10 and Pop!_OS desktop (I dual boot). On my Windows install, every time I boot Windows, I have to toggle off "Recommended by Pocket" on the new tab page. It does not stay toggled off on its own when I next boot Windows. I always completely shut my computer down.

Asked by amketch 1 year ago

Last reply by amketch 1 year ago

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Unable to use "+ tag" to search through saved tags in address bar anymore

Hello, I am using Firefox 101.0.1 (64-bit) on windows 11 Pro I am unable to search through tags in firefox address bar as explained here in this documentation https://su… (read more)

Hello, I am using Firefox 101.0.1 (64-bit) on windows 11 Pro

I am unable to search through tags in firefox address bar as explained here in this documentation https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/address-bar-autocomplete-firefox

with that said, the problem is only with "+ tagname" not working, as I am able to filter through bookmarks using "* bookmark" and history and tabs. However, for tag search with "+", firefox doesn't work.

Kindly help,

Here is some additional information I collected based on other similar issues that might help.

Not, sure if the search byTag function is removed from Firefox or not ??

Asked by avimehenwal 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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page up/down misaligned

I use firefox for reading pdfs a lot, and i would really like to use page up and page down for their proper functions when doing so rather than having to scroll. the iss… (read more)

I use firefox for reading pdfs a lot, and i would really like to use page up and page down for their proper functions when doing so rather than having to scroll. the issue is these keys dont move a full page height, they are slightly too small. thus the pages quickly become misaligned requiring scrolling to rectify. a very minor but very annoying problem that i assume has a simple fix but i cant figure it out. help with this would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Mr X 1 year ago

Last reply by tanyk 1 year ago

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Exempt plugins from color management?

Because many websites ignore my choice of a dark theme (both in Windows and in Firefox) I tried using color management in my Firefox Settings to force white text on a bla… (read more)

Because many websites ignore my choice of a dark theme (both in Windows and in Firefox) I tried using color management in my Firefox Settings to force white text on a black background. This had the desired effect on websites, but unfortunately also applies to plug-ins, some of which (like uMatrix) depend on changes of background color to convey information or have dark icons which become invisible on the dark background. Is there any way I can have my cake and eat it too?

Asked by rsbrux 1 year ago

Last reply by rsbrux 1 year ago

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Unable to Use Themes

Hi - I just moved files to a new computer using PCmover. It did successfully move Firefox over including bookmarks and themes. However, I am unable to use any of my the… (read more)

Hi - I just moved files to a new computer using PCmover. It did successfully move Firefox over including bookmarks and themes. However, I am unable to use any of my themes even though I click on "Enable" (I did try a couple of different themes). I had Personas Plus previously installed on my old computer to use to change themes but, while it is there in the list of Extensions, I can't click to enable it. Any ideas? Thanks in advance for the help!

Asked by niagara94 1 year ago

Last reply by niagara94 1 year ago

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Load temporary add-on button not displaying popup

I'm trying to load a temporary add-on on my browser, but when I click the button "Load temporary add-on", nothing show up. I tried to look for errors in the console or d… (read more)

I'm trying to load a temporary add-on on my browser, but when I click the button "Load temporary add-on", nothing show up.

I tried to look for errors in the console or debugging tool, but nothing. With snap, I removed with the purge option my Firefox and install it again, but the issue still appears.

Some technical details: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Firefox version 101.0.1 (64-bit) Mozilla Firefox Snap for Ubuntu canonical-002 - 1.0

Asked by rothan.benjamin 1 year ago

Answered by rothan.benjamin 1 year ago