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drop down tab list uses font I don't like

The font that is used when I click on a tab and view the bookmarked list is difficult for me to read. It's large enough but the serif and thin nature of the tab is a pro… (read more)

The font that is used when I click on a tab and view the bookmarked list is difficult for me to read. It's large enough but the serif and thin nature of the tab is a problem for me. I have already reset fonts in the preferences and enlarged my mac screen overall but I just need to change the darn font used when I click on a tab. Can it be done?

Asked by santa 2 months ago

Firefox always opens google searches in new tabs rather than the old ones.

Exactly what it says on the tin. For the record, I've followed the instructions listed here and set my google search to not open up new searches in new windows ("tabs)" b… (read more)

Exactly what it says on the tin. For the record, I've followed the instructions listed here and set my google search to not open up new searches in new windows ("tabs)" but the problem continues. I think it's a firefox one but I can't find the about:config setting to fix this if it even is that.

Asked by JSVSN 2 months ago

Firefox can't share nor receive tab

Hi there I experience an issue with Firefox on one of my computers only. Windows 10, just updated to version 92.0 (but to be fair this is an issue that lasts for years no… (read more)

Hi there

I experience an issue with Firefox on one of my computers only. Windows 10, just updated to version 92.0 (but to be fair this is an issue that lasts for years now). I cannot receive any Tab from my other computer or smartphone, nor can i share (i don't see the option in the list when i right click on a tab). Of course it is connected to sync with all my other 4 devices. Maybe there shall be some "user preference" on that specific computer that should be reset ?

Thanks in advance for giving hints and leads, hopefully that should not be too serious.

Asked by jefbyos 2 months ago

Pocket dissappeared in New Tab

I have had a trip to Europe recently and ever since my return (to Canada), I do not see Pocket articles on New Tab page. I know that Pocket in New Tab page is currently a… (read more)

I have had a trip to Europe recently and ever since my return (to Canada), I do not see Pocket articles on New Tab page. I know that Pocket in New Tab page is currently available only in North America. Is it this trip or new version 92 that cause this problem. I want my pocket articles back. Any suggestions?

Asked by g_turgut 2 months ago

hide tab bar

Help!! How do I hide the tab bar in version 92? I put off updating to version 92 because I knew what would happen: I'd have to jump through hoops to hide the tab bar agai… (read more)

Help!! How do I hide the tab bar in version 92?

I put off updating to version 92 because I knew what would happen: I'd have to jump through hoops to hide the tab bar again. I NEVER use tabs. I have a wide screen monitor and I prefer opening new windows to using tabs. In that way I can look at 2 or more pages at the same time.

Asked by leeohlburg 2 months ago

Pinned tabs disappeared!

In one of my windows, 9 out of 10 pinned tabs have been lost and replaced with "new tab" (which are all empty, of course). The only unusual thing I can remember was using… (read more)

In one of my windows, 9 out of 10 pinned tabs have been lost and replaced with "new tab" (which are all empty, of course).

The only unusual thing I can remember was using a private window a few days ago (a feature that I had never used before). Is this the cause of this bug???

Thanks.

Asked by Michel.Lukawecki 2 months ago

Registered Device Not Syncing Open Tabs

I am signed into my Firefox account. The device name is listed, Syncing is ON. I've set the items to be synced; Bookmarks, open tabs, Logins and passwords, addresses, add… (read more)

I am signed into my Firefox account. The device name is listed, Syncing is ON. I've set the items to be synced; Bookmarks, open tabs, Logins and passwords, addresses, add-ons, and Setting. Yesterday I did a Sync and when I got home I could not see the device or the open tabs.

What am I missing? Pat

Asked by Pat L 2 months ago

Sporadic toolbar freezing when using Firefox

Hello everyone, since a few months ago (I think it started happening on June) I am having this problem where the bookmark bar, the tabs, the search bar, well actually eve… (read more)

Hello everyone, since a few months ago (I think it started happening on June) I am having this problem where the bookmark bar, the tabs, the search bar, well actually everything in the header of the Firefox window will suddenly freeze and become almost unresponsive, and I say almost since I can still interact with the content, it will just not update visually when I do so. For example, if that glitch occurs, whenever I close a tab the other tabs won't cling onto one another like they should usually do, there's a wide space from the tab I closed that never gets filled. Additionally, right clicking stops functioning completely when Firefox is in this state. This strange glitch was only encountered recently, been using Firefox for almost a decade now and I have never seen this before.

The first time it occured was admittedly my fault and I thought it would only happen that day. I had over-stressed the browser by downloading an enormous amount of data at once, or more so I was about to. I have an extension called DownThemAll, and I like to download a ton of images off the internet, so as I was using DownThemAll that way, the browser started to slow down, then I interacted with something else on the browser and this is when this occured to me for the first time.

However, although I did not repeat the same mistake twice, this issue happened to me a total of 8 times.

The second time, I was on a private browsing window (Which had all the extensions disabled, except for uBlock origin, uBO-Scope, Decentraleyes, Emoji cheatsheet, Newsguard and an extension called Ecosia that acts as a button to get onto the main page of a search engine), and all I did for it to occur again was to check the download page as I was downloading a file from Mediafire. The third time, the same thing occured on a private window after I downloaded something from another website (Can't remember which one). The fourth time, it was caused because I opened a webpage on a private new tab (Can't remember which site). The fifth time, I added a page into my bookmarks by using the star icon. The sixth time occured by clicking on the search bar on my browser. The seventh time, it occured again by accessing a website on a private window, it was a neocity website called "loveweb" that was made by an animator on YouTube called Shadok. The eighth and final time it happened was yesterday and it wasn't on a private window this time, it was on my normal Firefox window, it happened because I wanted to check the history of all the pages I've viewed.

6 times out of 8, the problem happens although I'm on a private tab and the "patient zero" DownThemAll is disabled, and I had all the other extensions installed prior to the issue happening, so that cannot be them that cause the issue in the first place. Additionally, I have a few more extension on my "public" Firefox (Facebook container, OceanHero search, Simple Mass downloader (As temporary replacement), etc), but they couldn't possibly be the culprits as they are also disabled on the private window, and most of them have been installed a long time ago. I theorize that one of two things might be the cause of my problem.

  1. DownThemAll broke something in my browser the day I had used it improperly since the issue only started happening after that fateful day.
  2. Firefox updated and that broke something in the browser, so now I have this issue.

Note that uninstalling DownThemAll didn't fix the problem, which was obtuse on my part as the problem occurs even when it is disabled, so I reinstalled it.

Also note that the glitch is so sporadic and, should I say, rare that I cannot reliably troubleshoot it to fix the problem myself. If I could I would disable each extension one by one, alter the about:config options and modify my settings on the settings menu to see what could potentially cause the problem.

Asked by Lumios 2 months ago

Mac Os Mojave - click on an email link opens blank page every time

No email links will open up in Firefox, no matter what I have tried for weeks. Always a blank white page. Please help? I will reciprocate with a link to my 15 albums … (read more)

No email links will open up in Firefox, no matter what I have tried for weeks. Always a blank white page. Please help? I will reciprocate with a link to my 15 albums on line. . . .


edited email from public and search/spam bots view.

Asked by alan159 1 month ago

Trojan?

For the last several months, when I open a New Tab, The "N" and "b" are blacked out from the normal New Tab (so this " ew Ta"). Is there a Trojan on my computer, or is th… (read more)

For the last several months, when I open a New Tab, The "N" and "b" are blacked out from the normal New Tab (so this " ew Ta"). Is there a Trojan on my computer, or is this possibly the background on the Tab area? Thanks Picture attached

Asked by Certified 1 month ago

How do I stop yahoo search engine from opening links in new tabs?

I have Linux Mint 20.1 Cinnamon OS. Why does Firefox keep opening links in new tabs after using the search bar? I narrowed it down to being the Yahoo search engine. I swi… (read more)

I have Linux Mint 20.1 Cinnamon OS. Why does Firefox keep opening links in new tabs after using the search bar? I narrowed it down to being the Yahoo search engine. I switched it to DuckDuckgo, but is there a way to keep it with yahoo without new links always popping up? I've already tried opening up Firefox in safe-mode and I double checked to make sure I don't have any extensions/add-ons.

Asked by fiorano153 1 month ago

How to get FF to always open a link in my current tab, even if that URL is alreayd active in anotehr tab?

I remember being able to fix this before, but I can't find the config category for it now. Basically, no matter what is already open in other tabs, I always want Firefox … (read more)

I remember being able to fix this before, but I can't find the config category for it now. Basically, no matter what is already open in other tabs, I always want Firefox to follow my directions and open whatever website I type in the URL in my current tab. I don't care if, say, Twitter is already open in an earlier tab. If I type in twitter.com, I want it to open in that tab, not switch to the previous tab. For example, there may be some sites that update regularly, but I want to hang onto the older version for a bit, so I leave it open. But then if I want to see the newer updated page, Firefox will not allow me to do it. What do I have to search for to switch to True or False to change this?

Asked by accident55 1 month ago

Multi-account Containers: tabs reset after reopening firefox

If I assign a certain site to a container and close and reopen Firefox, the site still loads but is not assigned to the container anymore. It only does when I set a site … (read more)

If I assign a certain site to a container and close and reopen Firefox, the site still loads but is not assigned to the container anymore. It only does when I set a site to always open in a specific container. Is it supposed work like this, or can I change this somehow? It is fairly inconvinient if I have to reassign every site to the right container every time I start Firefox. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Ruben Boelhouwer 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

Crashed firefox window opens incorrectly

A firefox window crashed. Luckily I am able to get back into it using ctrl+shift+n. However, when it reopens, it doesn't open fullscreen but minimised and when I try to m… (read more)

A firefox window crashed. Luckily I am able to get back into it using ctrl+shift+n. However, when it reopens, it doesn't open fullscreen but minimised and when I try to make it fullscreen, the left and right arrows to maneuver through the tabs at the top are gone, and I can't click past a certain amount of tabs.

Asked by paulpax123 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