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Rally Required Popup

I opted out of Mozilla Rally and I still get a popup every time I open my browser that says Rally Required and asking me to install rally because I'm missing the rally ad… (read more)

I opted out of Mozilla Rally and I still get a popup every time I open my browser that says Rally Required and asking me to install rally because I'm missing the rally add-on even though I opted out. The Website: https://rally.mozilla.org/rally-required/index.html

Asked by Bagel Juice 1 month ago

Links opening in "random" profiles

Hello, I'm using Ubuntu 20.04, and the newest Firefox (i.e. 93.0). For a long time already I have very irritating issue: I have 2 profiles: Company (default) and Personal… (read more)

Hello, I'm using Ubuntu 20.04, and the newest Firefox (i.e. 93.0). For a long time already I have very irritating issue: I have 2 profiles: Company (default) and Personal (secondary). Company profile is marked as default. Personal profile I'm using for my personal email account, youtube, facebook etc. The issue is that whenever I have opened 2 FF instances, with those 2 separate profiles, I never know in which instance of FF the link will open. It's soooooo frustrating. Mainly I'm opening links from company Slack or email, and I never know in which Firefox link will open. Is there any option to set it? I would except that all links will open in the default profile ("Company"). Br, Marek

Asked by marverix 1 month ago

Lost Access to 2FA App + Backup Codes

Hello. I have a Firefox Account and I wanted to log in into it, I went to my authenticator app but I couldn't find the Firefox entry and I couldn't find the backup codes … (read more)

Hello. I have a Firefox Account and I wanted to log in into it, I went to my authenticator app but I couldn't find the Firefox entry and I couldn't find the backup codes either (I lost them while reinstalling the OS). I can confirm I own the E-Mail address (I have my own domain).

Asked by mine.sheep99 1 month ago

nice up to date for Ffox

if i can get a multiple mini screen on One desktop, on couple of video's with voice and state bar access control it will be great. i will built UP s multimedia Wall' … (read more)

if i can get a multiple mini screen on One desktop, on couple of video's with voice and state bar access control it will be great. i will built UP s multimedia Wall'

Asked by Fox 1 month ago

views How can I close tab by title or url from command line in ubuntu firefox?

I have Only one Firefox window opened, in that window there are lot of tabs, I need a way to close a specific tab by title or Url from command line, something like: close… (read more)

I have Only one Firefox window opened, in that window there are lot of tabs, I need a way to close a specific tab by title or Url from command line, something like: close_tab_command https://www.olx.com.pk

Asked by amirsaleem1990 1 month ago

How to disable mDNS in Firefox?

On Linux, when running: sudo netstat -lnp I get the following output: Active Internet connections (only servers) Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Addre… (read more)

On Linux, when running: sudo netstat -lnp

I get the following output: Active Internet connections (only servers) Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State PID/Program name udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:5353 0.0.0.0:* 2436/firefox

I see that Firefox listens on UDP port 5353 (mDNS). I do not like that, since the computer has public IP address. I tried to look for ways how to disable mDNS in Firefox, without any luck.

Please could anyone advise how to disable mDNS in Firefox?

Asked by GoodMirek 1 month ago

Firefox dropdown menus and toolbar popups inconsistently work

Both drop-down menus (e.g., the drop-down for "Which topic best describes your question?") and popup menus for add-ons in the bookmark bars work inconsistently or not at … (read more)

Both drop-down menus (e.g., the drop-down for "Which topic best describes your question?") and popup menus for add-ons in the bookmark bars work inconsistently or not at all. The right-click menu and the 3-bar menu often fail to work on the first few tries, but eventually open. (And in the case of the 3-bar menu, it often opens without certain options, like "Settings," "More tools," and "Help," though these usually appear after waiting a few seconds.) Other menus, like drop-down menus on website or several pop-ups for addons, don't work at all, no matter how many times I try.

The issue isn't solved by starting in Troubleshooting mode (insofar as they can be reproduced -- some things, like the add-on popups, can't be since the add-ons are disabled) or by clearing the cache.

I'm running Firefox Nightly 95.0a1 (2021-10-06) (64-bit) on Arch Linux, though the same issue seems to affect Firefox 93.0.

Thanks very much in advance for any help.

Asked by raghav1 1 month ago

Firefox DRM stops working overnight

Hi, It seems that somehow DRM has stopped working in Firefox: as of this morning, I get the message to enable DRM on spotify, netflix and other sites - enabling DRM only … (read more)

Hi,

It seems that somehow DRM has stopped working in Firefox: as of this morning, I get the message to enable DRM on spotify, netflix and other sites - enabling DRM only yields the message "Firefox is installing components needed to play audio on this site...".

Using Firefox v93 on Manjaro 21.1.6, all up to date

I've tried (in order):

  • made sure "play DRM controlled content" is enabled
  • restarted browser in safe mode
  • refreshed my profile
  • uninstalled Firefox, removed profile folder, reinstalled Firefox
  • tested on a Windows VM with the newest version of Firefox -> works
  • installed the Spotify player as app (snap package) -> works
  • installed Vivaldi browser and DRM content works there too

I don't understand what could have changed - have had no issues when I updated firefox to the latest version a few days ago and changed nothing last night. Simply logged back in today and started seeing this problem.

Any ideas?

Asked by christopher.mallmann 1 month ago

Firefox Sync storage and expiration limits

There are several things we can sync on Firefox account. I tried to search the limits on storage and TTL for the stored data, but found very few information and threads. … (read more)

There are several things we can sync on Firefox account. I tried to search the limits on storage and TTL for the stored data, but found very few information and threads. I didn't found any official documentation stating related info. These limits are not stated fully and clearly anywhere. So, I asked here again.

What are the storage limits & TTLs for these syncable items :

  • Bookmarks
  • History
  • Add-ons
  • Settings
  • Open Tabs
  • Login Credentials
  • Credit Card info

Also, I found on some thread stating that Firefox sync stores data for 60 days, and Firefox can receive it. But, Firefox cannot send data older than 30 days. Please clarify this behaviour as well.

Thanks in advanced..!

Asked by Abhishek 1 month ago

Used theme resets back to synced theme on every startup

Hey all, everytime I start Firefox, it automatically displays Nord theme that I was using some time ago. I want to change that theme to something else, so I switched to t… (read more)

Hey all,

everytime I start Firefox, it automatically displays Nord theme that I was using some time ago.

I want to change that theme to something else, so I switched to the default dark theme. Upon restarting the firefox, the theme gets reset back to Nord. In theme selection settings I can see that the dark theme is enabled, but firefox actually still displays the Nord theme. I'm assuming it's because I have Nord theme synced from my account from my previous pc installs.

To remove the Nord theme I tried to:

  • Switch to a different theme
  • Remove the Nord theme from my themes list, leaving only the default Light, Dark, System and Alpenglow themes.
  • in about:config I have set services.sync.prefs.sync.lightweightThemes to false
  • In firefox settings, under sync, I have unchecked syncing of add-ons.

But firefox still uses the Nord theme upon every start up, regardless of what other theme I chose.

How do I get rid of the Nord theme?

Asked by catribou 1 month ago

How Can I Make Firefox 93 Stop Asking If I want to Add Second Webmail Service As An Application for Mailto Links?

Greetings to all! I am experiencing a minor annoyance with Firefox that I would like to resolve before it becomes a major PITA. I am running Firefox 93 on Linux Mint 20.1… (read more)

Greetings to all!

I am experiencing a minor annoyance with Firefox that I would like to resolve before it becomes a major PITA.

I am running Firefox 93 on Linux Mint 20.1. I have email accounts with two different webmail providers: Gmail and ProtonMail. I have Gmail selected as the application I wish to use when I click a mail link on a web page. For the last couple or three months though, when I open my account on Protonmail.com, an extra window appears at the top of the Firefox window which reads

"Add "mail.protonmail.com" as an application for mailto links?" This question is followed by a button labeled "Add application", but no button labeled "No, thank you", or "Bugger off", or anything similar.

I can close the window by simply clicking on the close window X in the upper right corner and that is that, but ONLY for the current session.

What I would like to figure out is the process by which I can 'teach' Firefox that, No! I DO NOT want to add "mail.protonmail.com" as an application for mailto links.

I have looked high and low across the 'net, and particularly on Mozilla's site for an answer to my query, but I have had no joy.

By involving Mozilla Support in my quest, I am hopeful that I am simply overlooking the solution to this irksome issue.

I eagerly await a reply.

My respect and Best Regards,

Asked by Frank 1 month ago

Additional Window when I start firefox

On every start of the firefox browser it opens the previous session as wanted but additionally it also opens a new window. This window opens the page set as "Homepage and… (read more)

On every start of the firefox browser it opens the previous session as wanted but additionally it also opens a new window. This window opens the page set as "Homepage and new windows".

I would like to change the behaviour so that firefox only opens the previous session. 

Note that the following post and its answer can I stop an additional firefox window from opening at startup? https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1282272#question-reply

did not solve my problem.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by nbgl 1 month ago

HTML5 Rendering

I recently updated to Version 93 and noticed something strange. I play a game in Facebook. The game is in HTML5. When I play the game the rendering of the graphics app… (read more)

I recently updated to Version 93 and noticed something strange. I play a game in Facebook. The game is in HTML5. When I play the game the rendering of the graphics appears to be noticeably slower than in version 92. I don't know how else to describe the problem. As I play the game and click on the graphics to do something, it takes a noticeable lag in time before the change takes place.

Asked by vhradice 1 month ago

password issue

I have been a longtime user of Firefox Sync. I can login to my account. My system 'remembers' my password. All of my email addresses are current, but I do not want to r… (read more)

I have been a longtime user of Firefox Sync.

I can login to my account. My system 'remembers' my password. All of my email addresses are current, but I do not want to reset my account.

Again, I can login to my account page, but I cannot change my password. When I attempt to, it says that the Current Password is incorrect. I now have a Yubi Key, and want to change my Firefox Account password to the OTP (static) on my key.

So, I logged into my account to send this email. If I click on Log In on my account page, I can. But I cannot change my password.

Can you help?

Please & Thank you, Tony DeNardo

Asked by linuxexpert 1 month ago

Overleaf

I'm having some problems with Overleaf's editor, it's font isn't monospace (as it is supposed to be) and instead it gets overwritten by Ubuntu font. As a result the text … (read more)

I'm having some problems with Overleaf's editor, it's font isn't monospace (as it is supposed to be) and instead it gets overwritten by Ubuntu font. As a result the text cursor is off by a lot of characters, which makes it impossible to work with. The same doesn't happen with other browsers or website's like Ace editor's one (which overleaf uses). I don't know how to fix this and would appreciate some guidance. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS btw. Thanks in advance!

Asked by lambrostars 1 month ago

N ew version of FireFox will not connect when using a VPN.

New version of Firefox will not connect when using a VPN. I have 1 other workspace with the newest version of FF but it will not connect if i use a VPN, i have tried 2 wi… (read more)

New version of Firefox will not connect when using a VPN. I have 1 other workspace with the newest version of FF but it will not connect if i use a VPN, i have tried 2 with the same result. I think it is the new version giving the problem so how could i reset FF to a earlier version like 93,

i`m using it now with no problems so far.

Asked by Adam 1 month ago

Flatpakref or bundle instead of tarbar (download section)

Currently, in download for GNU Linux, there is only tarbal option. As far, as I known, Mozilla provide official flatpak package on flathub. Offering tarbar creates some p… (read more)

Currently, in download for GNU Linux, there is only tarbal option. As far, as I known, Mozilla provide official flatpak package on flathub. Offering tarbar creates some problems. Most important is update problem. Flatpak automatically inform about new version of browser. Also, there is security and compatibility concern.

I propose to include: - Download network installer (flatpak ref file) - Download Firefox (flatpak bundle) - Download tarbar if two above fails (some distro do not support flatpak)

Asked by slawek2 1 month ago