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Should I use RegretsReporter to report the lack of seizure warnings on Youtube?

Mozilla recently launched RegretsReporter to track problems with Youtube's recommendation algorithm. Here're the explanations I've found: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-CA… (read more)

Mozilla recently launched RegretsReporter to track problems with Youtube's recommendation algorithm.

Here're the explanations I've found:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-CA/firefox/addon/regretsreporter/

moz-extension://d6e3b360-4ac4-4147-9833-dce3ba6fb78e/get-started/get-started.html

(non-scrolling elements warning) https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/blog/mozilla-crowdsourcing-research-youtube-recommendations/

None of these discuss whether users should address lesser-known problems with Youtube recommendations, such as when they recommend seizure triggers which lack seizure warnings.

Asked by MarjaE 6 days ago

New panel - bookmarks

Hi, in the new panel (highlighted) the bookmarks are shown from the last to the first. Instead I will come that they were displayed as in the favorites bar, from first to… (read more)

Hi, in the new panel (highlighted) the bookmarks are shown from the last to the first. Instead I will come that they were displayed as in the favorites bar, from first to last.

Thanks for your help!

Asked by irobfer 5 days ago

I am searching for manuals. Is "manualslibrary.co" safe to add to Firefox?

The library that seems to contain some of the info I am trying to download wants to install their add-on to Firefox. I don't dare do so without data about it being safe &… (read more)

The library that seems to contain some of the info I am trying to download wants to install their add-on to Firefox. I don't dare do so without data about it being safe & non-malignant first! Anyone have experience with this?

Thanks

Asked by Pandreasen 4 days ago

Using English

How do I remove US English from my language options. I have selected English as my first option but my spellchecking applies the dumbed-down English used by Americans. … (read more)

How do I remove US English from my language options. I have selected English as my first option but my spellchecking applies the dumbed-down English used by Americans.

Asked by barrylong1 3 days ago

Colours appear washed out when using Firefox Screenshots

I’ve been trying to use Firefox Screenshots but my images always appear much more washed out than they do in the browser. I’ve attached two screenshots for comparison. F… (read more)

I’ve been trying to use Firefox Screenshots but my images always appear much more washed out than they do in the browser.

I’ve attached two screenshots for comparison. First one taken with using the Mac’s built in screenshot tool and the second one with Firefox Screenshots.

Any idea what the problem might be?

Asked by Brian 3 days ago

Restore previous session - any possiblity of finding the pre-previous image??

Hallo, I often use the 'Restore previous session'-button as I wasn't able to finish my work / reading all the stuff of the day. Some tabs I kept reopening with that funct… (read more)

Hallo, I often use the 'Restore previous session'-button as I wasn't able to finish my work / reading all the stuff of the day. Some tabs I kept reopening with that function over weeks.

Unfortunately, my son opened up Firefox for searching some school info and closed it afterwards. So I cannot restore 'my' session and would have to search the history of weeks to find one quite important article. Is there a possibility of finding somewhere a sort of cache of the so-called 'pre-previous session'??? It'd quite important to me, thank you in advance for a short answer!

Best Regards Stefan.

Asked by Stefan.Zeuner 2 days ago

In Google meeting sharing screen mode, mouse cursor isn't shared

on a Google meeting, that is, a meeting created in Google Calendar that generates those automated Google meeting URLs: when I share my screen, I also want my mouse cursor… (read more)

on a Google meeting, that is, a meeting created in Google Calendar that generates those automated Google meeting URLs:

when I share my screen, I also want my mouse cursor to be shared, because it's very useful to use it as a laser pointer so the audience in the meeting knows which part of the screen they should be looking at.

I couldn't find any feature at all within Firefox or inside the Google meeting settings [as the meeting is happening] to turn on my mouse cursor sharing.

On Chrome the mouse cursor is shared by default when someone shares their screen, which is desired behaviour.

It's a local problem with Firefox because other co-workers who have identical computers to mine use Chrome and I always see their mouse cursor when they share their screens. I'm on Windows 10.

Asked by riluma 2 days ago

in Google meetings: blurring background not showing on Firefox

It was about last week (14-Sep-2020) that Google started rolling out the feature to blur the background in the webcam's image. Only the person is not blurred. This featur… (read more)

It was about last week (14-Sep-2020) that Google started rolling out the feature to blur the background in the webcam's image. Only the person is not blurred.

This feature is appearing on Chrome, but not on Firefox.

Is this something that Firefox has the control over to turn on? Or it this outside of Firefox's controlled and controlled by Google?

Asked by riluma 2 days ago

Tabs on bottom of the window - Firefox 80, Arch Linux

This may be a duplicate, but I really could not find any answer that would work. As the title says, I've been trying to move Firefox tabs from the top to the bottom of th… (read more)

This may be a duplicate, but I really could not find any answer that would work. As the title says, I've been trying to move Firefox tabs from the top to the bottom of the entire window. With this I mean I'd like to move only the tab titles and nothing else (no address bar, ...), and not to move it just below the bookmarks bar. I've been trying and modifying several userChrome.css files that were told to do so (in older versions), but the only thing I could obtain was to move the tab titles below the bookmarks bar, just above the web page. I'm on Arch Linux, using dwm as Window Manager. Is there any way, any css property that could help me? Thanks in advance.

Asked by ojd2000 2 days ago

Can't see OneTab icons on menu bar

I love having OneTab, but suddenly both the icon that creates a list from my open tab (usually on the R side of the toolbar) and the icon that opens my lists (usually on … (read more)

I love having OneTab, but suddenly both the icon that creates a list from my open tab (usually on the R side of the toolbar) and the icon that opens my lists (usually on the L) are both gone. OneTab is still listed as an enabled add-on, and I've deleted and re-installed it multiple times, but the icons don't show up. I was once able to find "OneTab" on my add-ons list via the "hamburger" (not sure what to call it -- the three horizontal lines at the end of the toolbar), but it was the word only, no icon, and when I dragged it to the toolbar, nothing showed up. I LOVED using OneTab, and I miss it! How can I get it to show up?

Asked by sajudy2 1 day ago

Scroll bar disappears

The scroll bar on the right of my screen disappears when I sign in to "The Guardian". This started within the last week. It works OK when I sign in to my other on line … (read more)

The scroll bar on the right of my screen disappears when I sign in to "The Guardian". This started within the last week. It works OK when I sign in to my other on line subscriptions (NY Times and Washington Post) and all other places I access. It works OK when I do a "Safe Mode" load of Firefox. I have explored the few Add-ons and Custom Settings but have not been able to determine the cause. I am having this problem on any of 4 different computers currently running Firefox 81.0 and Windows 10. Microsoft Edge is working OK if I use it.

Any help would be appreciated.

Jim

Asked by jdrolte 1 day ago

Why Does Fire Fox Not Highlight Some Buttons On Pages But Chrome Does? Photo Included:

Why is it that some buttons on pages getting highlighted on webpages when you highlight text on Chrome, but if you try the same areas on Fire Fox, the text doesn't get hi… (read more)

Why is it that some buttons on pages getting highlighted on webpages when you highlight text on Chrome, but if you try the same areas on Fire Fox, the text doesn't get highlighted. I've been meaning to find this out. Is there a workaround to make it act more like Chrome?

Asked by Internet Browsing 1 day ago

Open Windows/Tabs with Same Page?

New to FireFox and have a quick question. In Safari, there is an option to have a new window or tab open to the same page you are currently in. I see in the preferences h… (read more)

New to FireFox and have a quick question. In Safari, there is an option to have a new window or tab open to the same page you are currently in. I see in the preferences how to make a new window or tab open to a specific URL or a blank page, but I want neither. I want a new window/tab to mimic exactly what I have in the current window when I open that new tab/window. How can I do this?

Thanks!

Asked by dsilversten 21 hours ago

Firefox Dark Mode with Google Search Images

I am having a problem with Dark Mode in Firefox, in particular Google Search Images. I am using Windows 10 version 2004 and Firefox 81.0 using Default Add-on. I have al… (read more)

I am having a problem with Dark Mode in Firefox, in particular Google Search Images. I am using Windows 10 version 2004 and Firefox 81.0 using Default Add-on. I have also enabled the Dark and Light Add-ons; same problem.

If I run a Google Search for <Images>, the thumbnail images may not show depending on the setting. I cannot get the thumbnails to show with a dark background. They are downloaded because if I switch to Windows App Light setting they do show. If I select one of the 'blank' images in Google Search, the image appears to the right. The problem only appears to be affecting Google Search Images. Other web sites seem ok at this stage.

The Windows App Dark/Light Mode setting has no effect on the Google Search page. It seems to be fully controlled by Firefox. I attach three images from Google Search with a summary of the Options\Colours tab for each:

Image 1. White text on black; override Always Image 2. Use System Colours; override Always Image 3. Use System Colours or not; override Never

If you need any more information, please ask.

Thanks

Graham

Asked by GrahamNZ 20 hours ago

Stop Autoplay from FoxNews.com

I have tried every suggestion for blocking videos from autoplaying. I have tried Firefox's suggestions, and everything I found on the web, and nothing works. Autoplay hap… (read more)

I have tried every suggestion for blocking videos from autoplaying. I have tried Firefox's suggestions, and everything I found on the web, and nothing works. Autoplay happens every time on Fox. Why can't Mozilla get me a straight answer. I cannot be the only person in the world using Firefox, latest version, who has this problem. And, by the way, the way it seems to work is if you leave the video screen visible it does not Autoplay, but as soon as you scroll down to read the article, and thus the video image scrolls up and off the screen, then it starts to play. This isn't just some fluke and I suspect there is some code in the page HTML that does this. So, how the hell do I get it to stop?

Asked by winnick 7 hours ago

Someone shows allways his informations on many sides in the web

I dont like to see him anymore. What can I do to block him on all sides I visit. Its in youtube or even in news web sides. Everytime and everythere he is showing his face… (read more)

Asked by itter01 4 hours ago

Full Screen

I'd Love to Meet the Dipshit who Removed the Option to go Full Screen in the NEW BROWSER. What Exactly were they Thinking and are they Still Using a 680 x 480 CRT to Admi… (read more)

I'd Love to Meet the Dipshit who Removed the Option to go Full Screen in the NEW BROWSER. What Exactly were they Thinking and are they Still Using a 680 x 480 CRT to Admire their Accomplishments in making FireFox Absolutely Fuc*ing Useless.

Asked by lambier48 2 hours ago