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When I type my last name using shift + first letter, it always comes out in lower case, which wastes my time correcting. How do I set it back to using upper case with sh… (read more)

When I type my last name using shift + first letter, it always comes out in lower case, which wastes my time correcting. How do I set it back to using upper case with shift +?

Thank you.

Asked by mnosera 1 month ago

how to pass file name to file manager with the "show in folder"

There is "show in folder" menu for file in downloads. And it will launch my file manager at the parent folder for the selected download file. There are so many files in … (read more)

There is "show in folder" menu for file in downloads. And it will launch my file manager at the parent folder for the selected download file.

There are so many files in my downloads folder, so i would like the specific file to be autoselected. My file manager support this if i pass the filename as parameter in the commandline.

However, seems that firefox only pass the parent folder path to my file manager in the "show in folder". However can i customize firefox so that it will pass the full file name to my file manager when i click "show in folder", and my file manager will open the parent folder with the specific file autoselected.

Asked by 13641945642 2 months ago

Error 500 internal server

I am trying to email a link from chatgpt to my yahoo email account. When I try to open the link I receive the error 500 internal server message. I have emailed links fro… (read more)

I am trying to email a link from chatgpt to my yahoo email account. When I try to open the link I receive the error 500 internal server message. I have emailed links from chatgpt many times before with no problem. Can you advise.

Thank you Barbara Krausher

Asked by bkrausher 12 hours ago

Changing the style of checkboxes using CSS

Hello, I want your help! Because I want to change the appearance of checkboxes to toggles without affecting the other checkboxes (like rounded checkboxes) using userChrom… (read more)

Hello, I want your help! Because I want to change the appearance of checkboxes to toggles without affecting the other checkboxes (like rounded checkboxes) using userChrome.css in Firefox.

I'm not friend with CSS, because I don't know much about programming. So, please write me a correct CSS code in a comment.

The attached screenshot will explain my demands:

Asked by Patricek0056 (She/her) 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Fcitx input method doesn't work

The fcitx input method works everywhere on my computer except Firefox. I've added the following to my etc/environment file, which is the main suggestion I found online: G… (read more)

The fcitx input method works everywhere on my computer except Firefox. I've added the following to my etc/environment file, which is the main suggestion I found online: GTK_IM_MODULE=fcitx QT_IM_MODULE=fcitx XMODIFIERS=@im=fcitx But it still doesn't work. My operating system is KDE neon 5.27.

Asked by Ruskin 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

tabs won't open

Often times when I open a new tab, I get a dot that goes back and forth and will not open the tab. This seems to happen if I don't use Firefox for a few minutes. It's … (read more)

Often times when I open a new tab, I get a dot that goes back and forth and will not open the tab. This seems to happen if I don't use Firefox for a few minutes. It's like its trying to open but can't.

Asked by peppy1195 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

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Would it be possible to remove the or update the "sample" response language about Flash?

So for folks who hand wrote thousands of lines of Actionscript code for Adobe Flash, it is incredibly upsetting and frustrating that a witch hunt went after Flash which w… (read more)

So for folks who hand wrote thousands of lines of Actionscript code for Adobe Flash, it is incredibly upsetting and frustrating that a witch hunt went after Flash which we believe was part of a tactic by google to ensure its ads cannot as easily be blocked. Specifically google used all this "modern web" nonsense to become the monopolistic browser in place of internet explorer and to use that "power" explicitly to bend the future web to their will.

This is so upsetting, there are not words to describe it. And the fact that the "answer" is that folks who spent years and thousands of lines of code for Flash, now "simply need to completely re code everything from scratch in a new language" is offensive beyond recognition.

Please consider removing this "standard" response language or at least acknowledge the awful burden that was placed on folks by the decision to join the rest to remove the most popular web technology that helped build the internet, because google must serve everyone ads. It is just gross.

Honestly, we thought Firefox would defy the witch hunt and keep flash working to differentiate and look after the poor developers who suffered from this terrible, terrible action.

p.s. on the day Flash was officially killed off, chrome had more active "severe" security vulnerabilities than Flash. Thus, chrome is objectively less secure than Flash. I wonder how much google spent on paying news companies to post stuff about how "insecure" flash is and the stupid "modern web." I wonder if said "news" companies checked the claims, or just took the payment and posted their "sponsored content."

Asked by sorzubulte 5 months ago

Last reply by sorzubulte 5 months ago

Hiding Horizontal Tabs (Teee Style Tab)

I recently downloaded Tree Style Tab. I still see the horizontal tab bar. I would like to hide it. However, I have tried just about every answer I could find on Mozilla, … (read more)

I recently downloaded Tree Style Tab. I still see the horizontal tab bar. I would like to hide it. However, I have tried just about every answer I could find on Mozilla, Google, Reddit, and any other websites that offered solutions. Nothing has worked since the last update. This includes the "type in about:config, toggle to true, open profile folder, create userChrome.css file, copy and paste xyz code, save, and restart Firefox" route.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by A.G.B 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

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location discrepancy

Hello, I recently purchased a VPN for my laptop. I bought a designated IP address set to Toronto, Canada. However, Firefox shows my location in Japan. In my communicat… (read more)

Hello,

I recently purchased a VPN for my laptop. I bought a designated IP address set to Toronto, Canada. However, Firefox shows my location in Japan.

In my communications with VPN server they believe since whatsmyipaddress shows me where my VPN says it should, but FF shows me in Japan, the problem may be a leak at your end. When I created this account today and set my country to Canada (as suggested by PIA), closed everything and rebooted my computer I had hoped to see Canada (en) when I began a search. However, it still shows Japan.

I value my privacy on all devices and turning off location is the first thing I do. I'm now wondering if FF is getting this location from Windows.

Any assistance is most appreciated. Thank you,

Asked by nbx427 5 months ago

Answered by nbx427 5 months ago

Yucky Bing

Hello, Ive recently switched my primary browser from opera GX, to Mozilla Firefox. Since then I've adjusted the settings to my liking, one of which was the search engine.… (read more)

Hello, Ive recently switched my primary browser from opera GX, to Mozilla Firefox. Since then I've adjusted the settings to my liking, one of which was the search engine. I chose google chrome, and it works when I open a new tab, However, When I open a new window of firefox, it always opens Bing. This is a small problem, yes, but its simple issues like this that dissuade me from wanting to use firefox at all, I would like to solve this issue, but Ive searched for answers, and there aren't any. If you help me fix this, I will keep firefox. Otherwise, I'll chose a browser that gives me the amount of control that I want. I've also attached a photo of the startup screen of firefox.

Asked by Geronimus 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

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Show Google search URL in address bar, don't overwrite it with the original search string

Steps to reproduce: 1. Have Google as the default search engine. 2. Type a search string into the address bar. 3. The address bar briefly shows a URL for the Google Se… (read more)

Steps to reproduce:

1. Have Google as the default search engine.

2. Type a search string into the address bar.

3. The address bar briefly shows a URL for the Google Search results.

4. The address bar is very quickly overwritten with the original search string.

See screenshot for example.

How do I stop step #4 happening? I want the URL to remain in the address bar, for example to be able to give somebody a link which executes the google search.

I think this is new in FF121.

Asked by pg_78 6 months ago

Answered by pg_78 6 months ago

Mozila Tab

Hi Mozilla Suport teams, i am currently using the mozilla for the developer version and the app runs flawlessly, and i love it. But i have some suggestion for the develop… (read more)

Hi Mozilla Suport teams, i am currently using the mozilla for the developer version and the app runs flawlessly, and i love it. But i have some suggestion for the developer at mozilla to make a tab that can group the tab into a fresh tab like the google chrome has, and since i open so many tab in this browser, i would absolutely love it where the feature of grouping tab is available for me, so i can group them in name and leave it there, rahter than open up more than 10+ tabs in a window. Thank you so much

Asked by nokromanx 5 months ago

Last reply by Paul 5 months ago

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Firefox does not appear in volume mixer in Windows 11

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 (20XY005MGE) with Win11 Pro. All of a sudden, Firefox does not play any sound. I notice that it does not show up in the volume mix… (read more)

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 6 (20XY005MGE) with Win11 Pro.

All of a sudden, Firefox does not play any sound. I notice that it does not show up in the volume mixer. I tried:

Youtube does not play sounds, the Spotify page notices that it cannot play sound (the spotify App for Windows works fine, though). News sites (tagesschau.de / video, deutschlandfunk.de / audio) play the video, but no sound.

I had the problem a few months ago already but I cannot recall the solution :(

Thanks for helpful hints!

Asked by Wolfgang-Hannover 5 months ago

Answered by Wolfgang-Hannover 4 months ago

interface problems

Hi, Mozilla team I hope that you have a great day, straight to the point, my UI sometimes crashes or some components glitch or don't even work as it has to This is a vide… (read more)

Hi, Mozilla team I hope that you have a great day, straight to the point, my UI sometimes crashes or some components glitch or don't even work as it has to This is a video below slowed(I couldn't upload the video).

Asked by mabtheoriginal 6 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago