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Separate search engine for private mode missing, no option to search selected text in private mode

In firefox 77 I could choose different search engine for example duckduckgo as default search engine in private mode. In 78.0.1 this setting is missing, no way to search … (read more)

In firefox 77 I could choose different search engine for example duckduckgo as default search engine in private mode. In 78.0.1 this setting is missing, no way to search selected text privately or set different search engine for private mode. Only workaround is to go to about:config and enable "browser.search.separatePrivateDefault.ui.enabled". This fixes both problems. Is this still in beta and not officially available or are my settings wrong?

Asked by Piterk 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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find location of single bookmark in bookmark folder

I want to find and display the location of a single bookmark in the entire bookmark folder. I can search my bookmarks using key words and display the bookmarks with the s… (read more)

I want to find and display the location of a single bookmark in the entire bookmark folder. I can search my bookmarks using key words and display the bookmarks with the search terms. However, what I want to know is which bookmark folder the found bookmark is located in. Is there a way to identify that. Thanks.

Asked by jestengel 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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FF 78.0.1 Can't get tabs on bottom to work - despite fact that .css file is working on another computer

Hi all, I just got a new laptop and am trying to get FF the way I like it. This new laptop is W10, and the FF version is 78.0.1. My old laptop (W7) also has FF 78.0.1. … (read more)

Hi all, I just got a new laptop and am trying to get FF the way I like it. This new laptop is W10, and the FF version is 78.0.1.

My old laptop (W7) also has FF 78.0.1.

I created a Chrome folder and a userChrome.css file in my new computer. I copied and pasted the "tabs on bottom" code I have been using on my W7 computer into the new file on my new computer and it is not working.

I have looked all over the web for several hours now and have tried several different versions of the code, tried turning the "legacy toolkit" line (in about:config) on and off and nothing has worked. I also can't find any information on why this code would work in W7 but not W10.

Does anyone have any thoughts?

Asked by CatsinQ 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

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when i try to log in to my bank account i keep getting an error message

when i try to log in to my bank account i keep getting error message 1007# the username and password are correct, yet when i log in with google chrome there is no problem… (read more)

when i try to log in to my bank account i keep getting error message 1007# the username and password are correct, yet when i log in with google chrome there is no problem!!?

Asked by Em 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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The ability to close the tab on the right should not be a submenu.

When it became version 78.0.2, the menu to close the tab on the right side was gone and I was very confused. As a result, it was pushed into the submenu. I've been using … (read more)

When it became version 78.0.2, the menu to close the tab on the right side was gone and I was very confused. As a result, it was pushed into the submenu. I've been using Firefox because it has a menu to close the tab on the right, but if I can't immediately access this feature, I should consider switching browsers. Please move this menu from sub to main as soon as possible.

Asked by ami4 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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new update

I open firefox today and all my bookmarks etc.. are gone and All i have is a blank browser!!!!!!!! wtf 07-12-2020 duplicate. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1… (read more)

I open firefox today and all my bookmarks etc.. are gone and All i have is a blank browser!!!!!!!! wtf 07-12-2020

duplicate. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1294753

Asked by imwest 2 months ago

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Problems with videos

2 related problems. 1) Lately having difficulty playing vids on Twitter. Sometimes fine, other times they start, then reboot, repeatedly and won't play. 2) I used to see … (read more)

2 related problems. 1) Lately having difficulty playing vids on Twitter. Sometimes fine, other times they start, then reboot, repeatedly and won't play.

2) I used to see prompts on explore.org for 'pop cam', to create a new window of just the live-cam. This prompt no longer appears in FF. When I open the site in Vivaldi, it appears, as you can see in the screenshot I've attached. Eg., https://explore.org/livecams/africam/olifants-river

I have read through a number of FF articles, tried changing audio/visual permissions, cleared cache. No difference. I have way too many tabs open, though not loaded. I sincerely hope this isn't creating the problem, as my brain is very slow, it takes me a long time to complete things I've been researching. And until very recently, there were still many tabs, without my current problems.

Thanks for your help.

Asked by maveet 1 month ago

Answered by Andrew 1 month ago

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Since FF 78 my browser tab bar is black instead of dark transparent (even when changing to light mode) on MacOS

Pretty much like the title says, FF 78 shows me a solid black, instead of slight translucent, tab bar (background), when I changed to light theme it stayed black too. Any… (read more)

Pretty much like the title says, FF 78 shows me a solid black, instead of slight translucent, tab bar (background), when I changed to light theme it stayed black too.

Any way to solve this?

Asked by Yves 2 months ago

Answered by Yves 2 months ago

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Why are settings for routinely deleting cookies in two different areas of settings?

In Firefox>Privacy and Security, there are two very similar looking settings regarding routine cookie destruction: Cookies and Site Data>check Delete cookies and si… (read more)

In Firefox>Privacy and Security, there are two very similar looking settings regarding routine cookie destruction:

Cookies and Site Data>check Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed. Manage Permissions [A site list with Block, Allow, Allow for Session]

History>Firefox will Use custom settings for History>Clear history when Firefox closes. Settings: check Cookies

My current understanding is that Cookies and Site Data potentially provides exclusions from the cookie carnage, whereas the History setting per above would delete all cookies. Is this correct as far as it goes? What I keep wondering is why the topic of cookie destruction when closing cannot be handled in one area of the Settings layout, instead of in two different areas.

Asked by Quenchoo 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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home page custom url + standard info as overlay over custom url

I followed the instructions to show image as custom url (thanks), but now my normal home page data doesn't show up. I would like the normal data, favorite sites, article … (read more)

I followed the instructions to show image as custom url (thanks), but now my normal home page data doesn't show up. I would like the normal data, favorite sites, article recommendations..., to show up as a clickable overlay over the custom-url-background.

also, pressing c-t nets a second tab, but now it doesn't show the custom background but does show the normal home-screen information. Is there a way to combine the two?

Asked by tomsawyerinsanjose 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Why others can use my account to login the browser?

The old PC which I used and uninstalled. (I also disconnected this PC at the account manager.)But others use this and install the firefox again. They didnot need to login… (read more)

The old PC which I used and uninstalled. (I also disconnected this PC at the account manager.)But others use this and install the firefox again. They didnot need to login my account. When the firefox install and login automatically. Everything of my password and bookmark have been share as well.

Asked by alex_nil 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Amazon Assistant snoops and popsup on screen

When I shop online on various sites, (Lowe's, Home Depot, Walmart, etc.) Amazon Assistant slides over the content suggesting a purchase on Amazon. How do I (1) stop Amaz… (read more)

When I shop online on various sites, (Lowe's, Home Depot, Walmart, etc.) Amazon Assistant slides over the content suggesting a purchase on Amazon. How do I (1) stop Amazon from getting my search results and (2) halt the popups on my screen?

Asked by George of F.O. 2 months ago

Answered by philipp 2 months ago

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Removing pinned site from address bar

I am trying to remove a pinned site from my address bar. It seems stuck. Things I have tried: Pinning the tab, then unpinning Removing the site bookmark Using the key… (read more)

I am trying to remove a pinned site from my address bar. It seems stuck. Things I have tried:

  • Pinning the tab, then unpinning
  • Removing the site bookmark
  • Using the keyboard to select the site in the address bar and then hitting delete, also tried shift + delete

I am on version 78.0.2 (64-bit) on Windows 10.

Asked by hessian13 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago