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Firefox linking after a hover delay.

I find it annoying when I am on a page and the cursor is on a link in that page after a few seconds it goes there without my clicking. how do i stop this? OSX MacOS Big S… (read more)

I find it annoying when I am on a page and the cursor is on a link in that page after a few seconds it goes there without my clicking. how do i stop this?

OSX MacOS Big Sur plus Firefox 84.0.2.

Thanks.

Asked by omits 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Lost all my bookmarks - cannot find backup

I've just updated my browser and all of my bookmarks have disappeared without a trace. I've tried every bit of useful information I could find here, but nothing seems to … (read more)

I've just updated my browser and all of my bookmarks have disappeared without a trace. I've tried every bit of useful information I could find here, but nothing seems to be working and even after following the Show All Bookmarks > Import and Backup > Restore, the only backup file that appears is one which has been automatically created with the new update. The "Old Firefox Data" folder mentioned in similar treads has saved only the most recent bookmarks after the update.

Any and all help will be appreciated, as I am extremely distressed at the thought of having lost so many important bookmarks forever.

Asked by Sunny 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Remove a second firefox installation on Windows 10 without reinstalling

I find I have two copies of Firefox, in both the Program Files and Program Files (x86) folders. Both of them are 64-bit however, and there is only one entry in Programs … (read more)

I find I have two copies of Firefox, in both the Program Files and Program Files (x86) folders. Both of them are 64-bit however, and there is only one entry in Programs and Features.

How do I remove one of these copies cleanly? The only problem it causes is that firefox appears twice on the default browser settings page, which is annoying.

Asked by carl42 1 month ago

Answered by carl42 1 month ago

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Automatic page reloading

Some website pages are not allowed to automatically reload. I have to hit the Allow button to reload the page when it should be able to reload itself. How do I make aut… (read more)

Some website pages are not allowed to automatically reload. I have to hit the Allow button to reload the page when it should be able to reload itself. How do I make automatic page reloading OK?

Asked by bc071933 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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I want to make it so firefox never opens previous tabs

Hello there, I feel a little embarrassed to ask this, because I feel like this should be trivial to do. I've looked through the settings quite thoroughly. By default fire… (read more)

Hello there, I feel a little embarrassed to ask this, because I feel like this should be trivial to do. I've looked through the settings quite thoroughly. By default firefox opens up all the tabs from the previous session, and lazy loads them. I would like it so that it no longer does this. That it just always opens a single new tab. Irrespective of whether firefox closed, or I shut down my computer while it was still open. Is there a way to do this? General > Start-up > Restore previous session, is already unchecked. Thank you very much, Sashin

Asked by myself2 4 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 weeks ago

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Is there a way to stop Firefox from guessing what webpage I want to visit?

When I am trying to type in a web address the Firefox browser tries to "guess" what website I want to visit by auto-filling. This is sometimes useful, but most of the tim… (read more)

When I am trying to type in a web address the Firefox browser tries to "guess" what website I want to visit by auto-filling. This is sometimes useful, but most of the time it guesses wrong or takes me to a webpage when I wanted to search. Currently I am trying to sign into one of my Wordpress and Firefox will NOT let me type /wp-login.php at the end of the URL it keeps redirecting me to another page on my website no matter what I do. Is there any way to just disable this "feature" because I swear I'm about to switch to Opera as this is driving me bonkers. (I will never switch to Chrome, don't worry.)

Asked by Zach Spears 4 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 weeks ago

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Searching HELP in Firefox

OK, I hope you can help me. This is not exactly a problem because it may be due to my ignorance. When I go to the "Get Help" screen for Firefox or Thunderbird the is a … (read more)

OK, I hope you can help me. This is not exactly a problem because it may be due to my ignorance.

When I go to the "Get Help" screen for Firefox or Thunderbird the is a search area which allows me to search all the help articles. Problem is there are usually way too many possible answers.

I do not know how to limit the results.

Usually, the more you type the fewer responses. But with Mozilla's search the more I type the more I get.

Some sites use a Boolean symbol to limit responses (e.g. ^ for not). Some use all upper case to identify a Boolean request (e.g. NOT for not equal). I have tried both and they do not seem to work.

So, is there a way of limiting the search results in the Mozilla Help Search ?

Thank you for your help. I hope I explained this well enough to get a response.

Ray

Asked by rlove03 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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VPN problems

VPN will not turn on see images. See sequence of images, in screen shot 4 VPN is on task bar, after clicking VPN on task bar The next three events take place. dupe. https… (read more)

VPN will not turn on see images. See sequence of images, in screen shot 4 VPN is on task bar, after clicking VPN on task bar The next three events take place.

dupe. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1318927

Asked by nzauman 2 months ago

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Hotmail and Firefox

Hotmail loads, but when I try to open/read an email, it gives me a screen that says to check my internet connection and/or try later. ALL other pages for other emails, we… (read more)

Hotmail loads, but when I try to open/read an email, it gives me a screen that says to check my internet connection and/or try later. ALL other pages for other emails, web pages etc open just fine. There is NO issue with my internet connection. This device is connected via ethernet. Using the same modem, my android phone connects via wifi and hotmail works just fine. I have made NO changes to my browser (firefox), home network, modem etc. This is a FIREFOX issue, as I CAN open emails in Chrome and Edge on this device. ONLY Hotmail on Firefox is the issue.

Asked by pennyking 2 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

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Disable Reader View Toolbar After FF69

When I enable reader mode there is a small floating toolbar I find distracting. I would like to turn it off. I found two previous questions on this topic but neither of … (read more)

When I enable reader mode there is a small floating toolbar I find distracting. I would like to turn it off.

I found two previous questions on this topic but neither of them worked for me.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1082202 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1209287

Asked by Michael Ulmen 2 months ago

Answered by Michael Ulmen 2 months ago

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Tabs from previous session were not reloaded

I have Firefox set to restore tabs from the previous session. That works great ... until I set Edge as the default browser in order to do some troubleshooting. Then I s… (read more)

I have Firefox set to restore tabs from the previous session. That works great ... until I set Edge as the default browser in order to do some troubleshooting. Then I set FF back to the default browser, started FF, and the tabs weren't there from the previous session. There was only one tab, the which was the Homepage. Is there some way that I can restore all of those tabs when I start FF?

Asked by Ali Bertarian 1 month ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

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How do I shift the tab list slightly to the right using CSS?

Recently, I downloaded a userChrome file to make Firefox resemble an old version of Google Chrome. Everything looks pretty good so far, except for one issue: part of the … (read more)

Recently, I downloaded a userChrome file to make Firefox resemble an old version of Google Chrome. Everything looks pretty good so far, except for one issue: part of the first/leftmost tab always gets cut off, as you can see in the first attached image.

What I want to do is add a small amount of blank space or padding to the left of the first tab so that the full tab is visible, sort of like what I have in the second image (I took that image by dragging the tab manually, which I obviously can't do while browsing).

I also want to shift the rest of the tabs to the right by the same margin, so that I don't mess up the overlap pattern. How do I do this?

For reference, I'm running Firefox 84.0.2 (I just changed the browser icons and website favicons with resource hacker). If you want, you can download my userChrome file here: http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=05793638977830057143.

Asked by Zodiiak 1 month ago

Answered by Zodiiak 1 month ago