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The time is wrong any app or site I use on Firefox.

I have tried syncing to the time server and manually updating the time with no success. It is only happening on this computer. My other laptop and my Android are fine, so… (read more)

I have tried syncing to the time server and manually updating the time with no success. It is only happening on this computer. My other laptop and my Android are fine, so it has something to do with something on this PC. I've tried to disable vpns but that hasn't helped. Any insight is greatly appreciated since the timestamp is crucial for much of what I do!

Asked by pete.theodore1 10 months ago

Answered by pete.theodore1 10 months ago

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Extensions refuse to go into Toolbar

Firefox crashed, Reinstalled it v121.0.1 Win Pro 10 (x64) Although Extenions are reinstalled, I cannot find any way to get them into a toolbar now, (Using the Drag - Dro… (read more)

Firefox crashed, Reinstalled it v121.0.1 Win Pro 10 (x64)

Although Extenions are reinstalled, I cannot find any way to get them into a toolbar now, (Using the Drag - Drop - Shift method)

There is supposed to be a "Gear alongside each extension" so that can be chosen, but no gear which works now.

Very frustrating as cannot properly access these extensions now.

Some time ago, I found the way to inser these Extensions (Addons) into the Toolbar, but cannot remember how I did it.

The Extensions show they are installed and "working" but it's rather useless nmot being able to get the shortcuts for each onto the Navigation Toolbar.

Appreciate help - Thank you.

Asked by unix74 4 months ago

Answered by unix74 4 months ago

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Background Picture is getting cut off

Hello! I haven't been able to find a solution. So I'm trying to make a theme with an APNG of an ECG reading, but the bottom is totally cut off. I've tried aligning it di… (read more)

Hello! I haven't been able to find a solution.

So I'm trying to make a theme with an APNG of an ECG reading, but the bottom is totally cut off. I've tried aligning it differently, customizing the toolbar, and getting a smaller APNG with no dice. Is there a way I can extend it into the rest of the toolbar like so many other themes seem to do just fine?

Asked by Earthie 1 year ago

Answered by Earthie 1 year ago

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All Browser Themes Are Off-Center For Seemingly No Reason

What the title says, and unfortunately I'm not sure why. If a theme isn't perfectly looped, it's...really noticeable. And I hate how ugly some themes turn out as a result… (read more)

What the title says, and unfortunately I'm not sure why. If a theme isn't perfectly looped, it's...really noticeable. And I hate how ugly some themes turn out as a result. I don't want to start sticking my hands directly into firefox's advanced settings, since I don't know much about them and don't want to risk accidentally deleting or messing with something important, but I'd really like to get this fixed somehow... Is it just the themes I'm picking? Are they supposed to all be skewed off to the side? Or is something off with my browser? Maybe my resolution's weird or something...?

Asked by isshuexplorer101 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Tabs colors changed

When I put the pointer arrow on a tab to open it the tab background turns black and the type is white. It used to be the opposite and I want to change it back to white ba… (read more)

When I put the pointer arrow on a tab to open it the tab background turns black and the type is white. It used to be the opposite and I want to change it back to white background black type. How do I do that? I do not like this change at all. This happened right after your new Firefox update also.

Asked by Miss MZ 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox 125 disable pop-up tips?

I just installed Firefox v125.0.1 on my new desktop and I am constantly being harassed by Firefox suggesting "tips" to me that I don't want nor did I ask for. Such as th… (read more)

I just installed Firefox v125.0.1 on my new desktop and I am constantly being harassed by Firefox suggesting "tips" to me that I don't want nor did I ask for.

Such as this example below, see screenshot. I am browsing the web and needed to open a new tab, and immediately Firefox thinks it is okay to harass me with something that I OBVIOUSLY already know...... searching google from the address bar.

So now I have to stop what I am doing to click the "Okay, Got It" button to proceed. But, that won't stop Firefox from harassing me with the EXACT same tip in a few minutes from now.....

This isn't the only "tip" it harasses me with. It's just the only one I have managed to get a screenshot of for now.

How do I permanently disable this crap?

I have been using the internet and web browsers for 30ish years now. I'm pretty sure I know how to use an address bar by now Firefox.....

I also don't appreciate being harassed by things at all. Since this does the same "tips" repeatedly and they never stop it is absolutely harassment. Why are you showing me ANY tip more than once?????

Asked by jhester.2006 1 month ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago

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Problem with uninstalling addon

Hi, i have problem with uninstalling uBlock Origin i cant remove them from extension tab. I tried refreshing firefox, reinstalling, opening firefox with troubleshoot mode… (read more)

Hi, i have problem with uninstalling uBlock Origin i cant remove them from extension tab. I tried refreshing firefox, reinstalling, opening firefox with troubleshoot mode and still nothing i dont know why is so difficult.Even when i reinstalling firefox this addon onstalling by itself even when im not logged in.Please help me. Thanks

Asked by kuba.chominski69 7 months ago

Answered by kuba.chominski69 7 months ago

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Unwanted data backup/seasonal message

Hi, I develop a firefox kiosk application for an IoT device and I'm wondering what setting disables this message? This message popped up on a release of our software whi… (read more)

Hi, I develop a firefox kiosk application for an IoT device and I'm wondering what setting disables this message?

This message popped up on a release of our software which hadn't applied a policies.json file yet, is it safe to assume it will be covered by the following policy which we have on a later release?

   "UserMessaging": {
     "WhatsNew": false,
     "ExtensionRecommendations": false,
     "FeatureRecommendations": false,
     "UrlbarInterventions": false,
     "SkipOnboarding": true,
     "MoreFromMozilla": false,
     "Locked": true
   },

Asked by Niklas Andersson 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Is there a way I can use my Mouse for 'Manage Extension Shortcuts' instead of using my Keyboard?

Within the Add-on Manager by clicking Manage Extension Shortcuts - you can make shortcuts for add-ons to perform specific functions via the buttons on your keyboard, but … (read more)

Within the Add-on Manager by clicking Manage Extension Shortcuts - you can make shortcuts for add-ons to perform specific functions via the buttons on your keyboard, but I want to actually be able to use the buttons on my actual mouse rather than the keyboard.

Does anybody know if this is possible? Currently when I try to use my mouse to input a 'shortcut' in the 'Type a shortcut' box nothing works.

Are there any about:config settings or add-ons that can enable me to use my Mouse to make shortcuts for my add-ons?

Asked by TheThingKing 5 months ago

Answered by TheThingKing 4 months ago

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Default Apps

Hi, I would like to customize the apps that firefox shows me when I click the address bar. In the attached image, you see youtube, google, reddit, wikipedia, twitter. I w… (read more)

Hi, I would like to customize the apps that firefox shows me when I click the address bar. In the attached image, you see youtube, google, reddit, wikipedia, twitter. I would like to remove some of these apps. How can I do that?

Also, there are suggested search engines on the bottom, including amazon, bing, ebay. How can I customize the apps which appear in that list? Again, I want to remove some of these apps.

Thanks.

Asked by samuelgolland 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

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Installing edited add-on gives "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt" error

Hello there! I have been trying to edit an existing browser extension (for the sole reason of adding new features to it for myself), and I've been trying to add it to my… (read more)

Hello there!

I have been trying to edit an existing browser extension (for the sole reason of adding new features to it for myself), and I've been trying to add it to my Firefox browser. However, upon trying to install it to the browser, it throws an error saying: "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt". I've been trying to read more into this issue all across the internet, but none of the recommendations seem to be working.

I tested my extension locally and with using the about:debugging temporary add-on method, and everything seemed fine.

I tried to re-configurate the 'xpinstall.signatures.required' variable by setting it to false (even thought this method is considered unsafe in most cases), and the issue still occurs

I also tried adding a new gecko ID to it as stated in this article, but to no avail: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Add-ons/WebExtensions/manifest.json/browser_specific_settings

And last, but certainly not least, I tried compressing the extension with web-ext aswell.

My question is - is there a way to add this extension permanently to my browser without submitting it to Mozilla? I did not create this extension, I only added custom integrations to it for myself.

And more importantly - is there a way to add it to the basic Firefox browser, which is not Firefox developer of Firefox nightly? Or maybe create a desktop shortcut that will always start the browser in debug mode, always containing the extension as "temporary"?

I can see that many posts and questions have already been posted regarding this "custom add-on" topic, but my situation is a bit different since my goal is to only use this add-on by myself (and I'm also revisiting this topic since none of the previous suggestions worked in my case)

Any comments, helps, or even links would be greatly appreciated! Have a great day!

Asked by Nida 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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extenstion bar & show tab titeles

see my screenshot: 1. this smal ? arrow - show tab titles- how can i disable in about:config 2.other symbol -extensies are empty...how can i add here my addons? 1- i… (read more)

see my screenshot: 1. this smal ? arrow - show tab titles- how can i disable in about:config 2.other symbol -extensies are empty...how can i add here my addons? 1- i dont have it in my desktop and 2-in this desktop i see all my addons, in this symbol.these screenshot are from my new laptop...

Asked by Slawomir Dzwonek 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Disabling NoScript bricked my profile

I previously had the NoScript extension. I disabled it in preferences and restarted Firefox. It seems like one of these moz-extension:// windows were open at the time, so… (read more)

I previously had the NoScript extension. I disabled it in preferences and restarted Firefox. It seems like one of these moz-extension:// windows were open at the time, so when I try to launch Firefox, it tries to re-create moz-extensions:// windows and dies.

I can’t start Firefox. I can’t start Firefox in --safe-mode. I’m happy to provide any debug info needed.

Asked by Goldstein 1 year ago

Answered by Goldstein 1 year ago

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How do I make the search bar show results in a net tab?

I just installed Firefox 107.0 on a new installation of Linux. I'm trying to get it set up to work the way I'm accustomed to, and can't figure this out. Instead of havi… (read more)

I just installed Firefox 107.0 on a new installation of Linux. I'm trying to get it set up to work the way I'm accustomed to, and can't figure this out. Instead of having search results show up in the current tab, I want them to open in a new tab, as they always have for me. As this works Just Fine on my desktop, I see no reason that it wouldn't work on my new laptop. If anybody here knows, please let me know.

Asked by sideburns 7 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 7 months ago

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I made the size so small I can't read anything

I was attempting to reduce the size of the tab bar using about:config and I screwed up making everything so small I can't determine where the setting is to change it back… (read more)

I was attempting to reduce the size of the tab bar using about:config and I screwed up making everything so small I can't determine where the setting is to change it back. What can I do to get it back to normal, preferably without losing all my shortcuts?

Asked by Geoffrey Eargle 1 year ago

Answered by Geoffrey Eargle 1 year ago

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Extensions won't auto-update

I have at least one extension that has had a later version than what I have for days and firefox is not updating it even though everything is set to auto-update. i hate … (read more)

I have at least one extension that has had a later version than what I have for days and firefox is not updating it even though everything is set to auto-update. i hate to have to uninstall/reinstall it since I will lose all the settings I have in place. Any ideas?

The developer says firefox is just waaay behind on extension updates and it isn't their fault.

Asked by mshirley1964 2 years ago

Answered by mshirley1964 2 years ago

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Firefox URL address window

I have both the standard address window, and a separate search window. When I type a www.XXX.com into the ADDRESS window, I expect to go there. Instead, I get a google … (read more)

I have both the standard address window, and a separate search window. When I type a www.XXX.com into the ADDRESS window, I expect to go there. Instead, I get a google search! WTF?!

Asked by fridaymanyfeathers 9 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 9 months ago