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Firefox 62 broke the solution for "I want to open new tabs in a local page", how to repair?

The solution posted here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1210576 worked wonderfully for providing an automatic load of a *local* homepage in a new tab unt… (read more)

The solution posted here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1210576

worked wonderfully for providing an automatic load of a *local* homepage in a new tab until FF v62.0. I've checked my config file and js file, and both are correct and in the correct location, but now FF 62 broke this again. Two questions: *WHY*, and how do I force this back to the *obvious* choice of wanting a new tab to load your homepage (including *LOCAL*, no-net-needed, no junk, fast loading pages). No good explanation has ever been provided for why this simple functionality is forced away from users. This is *obvious* functionality, why is there not a good explanation of why FF developers won't provide their users with this capability.

Asked by FireFoxQuestions2 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Need to remove status bar. No old userChrome.css solutions work

I loathe the status bar. I can't stand it flashing in the corner of my fullscreen videos. I don't know why on earth it exists and why there is not a simple menu option to… (read more)

I loathe the status bar. I can't stand it flashing in the corner of my fullscreen videos. I don't know why on earth it exists and why there is not a simple menu option to disable it, as I am not very good with even simple code. I have tried as many of the userChrome.css code solutions as I can find and none of them have done anything. I just want it gone, I can't stand it.

Asked by tk5159 1 year ago

Last reply by Scribe 1 year ago

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How to stop Firefox from making automatic requests on startup

Every time I start Firefox with a new profile, despite trying in several ways to make this not happen, Firefox automatically makes a series of requests to URL's and will … (read more)

Every time I start Firefox with a new profile, despite trying in several ways to make this not happen, Firefox automatically makes a series of requests to URL's and will retry them repeatedly when those requests fail.

``` GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 POST https://shavar.services.mozilla.com/downloads?client=Firefox&appver=60.2&pver=2.2 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 GET https://search.services.mozilla.com/1/firefox/60.2.2/default/en-US/AU/default/default/nov17-1 POST https://shavar.services.mozilla.com/downloads?client=Firefox&appver=60.2&pver=2.2 ... (and so on) ```

I am trying to make this not happen. I'm ideally looking for a setup where Firefox will make no requests at all without me explicitly telling it to but just eliminating the two requests above would be a great start!

Here's what I've tried so far:

1. Uncheck "Provide search suggestions" in `about:preferences#search`

2. I've followed these instructions --- https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-stop-firefox-making-automatic-connections

2. Here are a combination of select settings from my `user.js` preferences file that I put in to place before opening Firefox in my attempts to stop this. Some of these may or may not be relevant but I'm including them so you have some idea what I've tried: ``` user_pref("app.update.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.tabs.crashReporting.sendReport", false); user_pref("browser.crashReports.unsubmittedCheck.enabled", false) user_pref("browser.search.update", false); user_pref("browser.search.suggest.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.systemAddon.update.enabled", false); user_pref("extensions.update.enabled", false); user_pref("browser.safebrowsing.downloads.remote.enabled", false); user_pref('browser.search.geoSpecificDefaults.url', ); user_pref('media.gmp-manager.url', ); user_pref('browser.safebrowsing.provider.mozilla.updateURL', ); user_pref('browser.safebrowsing.provider.mozilla.gethashURL', ) user_pref('browser.search.cohort', ); user_pref("services.sync.prefs.sync.browser.urlbar.suggest.searches", false); ``` Any ideas?

Asked by unverified_contact 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Why can't I put the Menu Toolbar beneath the Tabs with the update?

Thanks to another stupid update, Firefox no longer lets the menu toolbar to be underneath the tabs Apparently Mozilla has nothing better to do than make their user-base s… (read more)

Thanks to another stupid update, Firefox no longer lets the menu toolbar to be underneath the tabs

Apparently Mozilla has nothing better to do than make their user-base suffer their whip!

Asked by Moonreaper666 1 year ago

Last reply by WestEnd 1 year ago

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My tabs have moved to the top of my screen. How do I move them back to where they were - below my bookmarks?

My open website tabs have moved to the top of my screen. I have no idea why. I would like to move them back to where they were. Below my bookmarks toolbar.

Asked by AmyHartman 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox 62, help needed to change the color of the "clock" icon in the History sidebar tree

I'm using the built-in dark theme of Firefox. In these days I changed the background color and the folder icons in the Bookmarks/History sidebar using this codes (I'm not… (read more)

I'm using the built-in dark theme of Firefox. In these days I changed the background color and the folder icons in the Bookmarks/History sidebar using this codes (I'm not absolutely an expert of codes, I've found them by searching the web and the old questions in our support forum.):

/* Sidebar color change */
#viewButton, #sidebar-header, #sidebar-box, #sidebar, .sidebar-placesTree{
-moz-appearance: none !important;
color: #f9f9fa !important; /*text color*/
background-color: #1c1c1c !important; /* background color */
}
/* Drop down arrow - next to "view" */

.button-menu-dropmarker,
.button-menubutton-dropmarker {
 filter: invert(85%);
}
/* Edit folder icons */
#bookmarks-view treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container),
#PlacesToolbarItems toolbarbutton[container="true"] .toolbarbutton-icon,
#PlacesToolbarItems menu[container="true"] .menu-iconic-left,
#BMB_bookmarksPopup menu[container="true"] .menu-iconic-icon,
#bookmarksMenu menu[container="true"] .menu-iconic-icon {
  fill: #e8bb00 !important; /* slightly muted gold */
}
  /* Live Bookmark (RSS Feed) */
#bookmarks-view treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, livemark),
#PlacesToolbarItems toolbarbutton[container="true"][livemark="true"] .toolbarbutton-icon,
#PlacesToolbarItems menu[container="true"][livemark="true"] .menu-iconic-left,
#BMB_bookmarksPopup menu[container="true"][livemark="true"] .menu-iconic-icon,
#bookmarksMenu menu[container="true"][livemark="true"] .menu-iconic-icon {
  fill: orange !important;
}
  /* Smart bookmark folder */
#bookmarks-view treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, query),
#PlacesToolbarItems toolbarbutton[container="true"][query="true"] .toolbarbutton-icon,
#PlacesToolbarItems menu[container="true"][query="true"] .menu-iconic-left,
#BMB_bookmarksPopup menu[container="true"][query="true"] .menu-iconic-icon,
#bookmarksMenu menu[container="true"][query="true"] .menu-iconic-icon {
  fill: #69c !important; /* similar to blue smart folder color */
}
/* These "containers" are SVG in the sidebar, not yet on the menu */
#bookmarks-view treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, OrganizerQuery_BookmarksMenu) {
  fill: olive !important;
}
#bookmarks-view treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, OrganizerQuery_BookmarksToolbar) {
  fill: olive !important;
}
#bookmarks-view treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, OrganizerQuery_UnfiledBookmarks) {
  fill: olive !important;
}
/* Avoid overriding classic Bookmarks Toolbar and Other Bookmarks icons in menus */
#BMB_bookmarksPopup #BMB_bookmarksToolbar.menu-iconic-icon, 
#bookmarksMenu #bookmarksToolbarFolderMenu.menu-iconic-icon {
  list-style-image: url("chrome://browser/skin/places/bookmarksToolbar.png") !important;
}
#BMB_bookmarksPopup #BMB_unsortedBookmarks.menu-iconic-icon, 
#bookmarksMenu #menu_unsortedBookmarks.menu-iconic-icon {
  list-style-image: url("chrome://browser/skin/places/unsortedBookmarks.png") !important;
}

I didn't find how to change the "clock" icon color (white could be ok) in the History sidebar at the left of the "Today, Yesterday, etc". items. I attach a screenshot (it is Firefox in Italian, Cronologia = History). Do you have any suggestion to solve my problem?

Asked by Michele Rodaro 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Linespacing of Entries in Bookmarks Library

Hi All, Don't know how or when it changed, but the "line spacing" of the entries in my bookmarks library window have changed. I would like the leading/line spacing smalle… (read more)

Hi All,

Don't know how or when it changed, but the "line spacing" of the entries in my bookmarks library window have changed. I would like the leading/line spacing smaller. I can live with it as is, but it was different before. See attached image for exact location.

I've already set up a userChrome.css file. Using FF 63.0 on a Mac.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Greg Holdsworth 1 year ago

Last reply by Greg Holdsworth 1 year ago

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Request to add an option to disable Windows 10 theme/enable Windows 7 theme to allow glass support (using Aero Glass program)

Hello there, For the benefit of Windows 10 users who have installed and enabled glass support via Aero Glass (glass8.eu), is it possible to add a toggle (perhaps in about… (read more)

Hello there,

For the benefit of Windows 10 users who have installed and enabled glass support via Aero Glass (glass8.eu), is it possible to add a toggle (perhaps in about:config) to allow disabling the default blue theme (specific in Windows 10) and enable a theme that supports glass (like Windows 7) so the title bar can be rendered with glass?

For example: Chrome users report that disabling the custom title bar, via chrome://flags/#windows10-custom-titlebar, enables glass support to function beautifully.

In the case of Firefox, there are two methods I've found to accomplish the desired effect but both come with caveats.....

The first is utilizing a userChrome.css script which does the job but creates overlay issues with the minimize, maximize and close buttons.

The second involves editing the firefox .exe and removing the windows 10 ID entry. This displays all elements, including aeroglass, perfectly but breaks compatibility with sites that cross-check the agent ID in Firefox and OS (i.e Netflix).

As long as a toggle can be used to load the Windows 7 theme (with glass support enabled, of course), or whichever method is deemed the best for this use case, then this would make the life of Windows 10 & Aero Glass users much easier.

Assuming that accomplishing this isn't a monumental task (and could also be extended to Thunderbird), that would be awesome!

Asked by mklotsman 1 year ago

Last reply by mklotsman 1 year ago

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Как убрать изображение страницы при сохранении ее в закладки?

При сохранении страницы в закладки с помощью CRTL+D отображается частичный скриншот сохраняемой страницы на развороте с настройками закладки. Экран моего нетбука невелик … (read more)

При сохранении страницы в закладки с помощью CRTL+D отображается частичный скриншот сохраняемой страницы на развороте с настройками закладки. Экран моего нетбука невелик и если в настройках сохраняемой закладки развернуть список папок для выбора, то кнопки "Готово" и "Отмена" уходят за нижний край экрана. В этой ситуации очень неудобно сохранять закладки. И, на мой взгляд, этот урезаный скриншот сохраняемой страницы абсолютно бессмыленный и бесполезный. Подскажите, пожалуйста, можно ли как-то отключить его показ?

Asked by jul_mir 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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how to make search/address awesome bar black

Hello boys and girls; I am using FF 64.0 on Win7. My theme is 'Black and Gold' and I have DuckDuckGo for my homepage. Everything is dark, minimalistic with gold lettering… (read more)

Hello boys and girls; I am using FF 64.0 on Win7. My theme is 'Black and Gold' and I have DuckDuckGo for my homepage. Everything is dark, minimalistic with gold lettering. However, the task bar at the bottom of the screen, the bookmarks bar, and the search/address/awesome/toolbar are all gray. The address bar is a lighter shade of gray with black lettering. I suspect that is a windows thing and I could probably learn to live with it, but would like to change it also. I would provide an image, but screenshot doesn't seem to want to include the the header or toolbars.

I have created a chrome file for a .css command, but I'm not sure if this is the right direction or what to put in it.

If it is possible, could someone please provide detailed instructions as to how to change these areas.

Asked by outis 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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How to i remove the "X" button on a tab when i only have one tab open?

I want the remove the "X" button when i have a single tab open. not when i have multiple tabs open. i constantly close Firefox when i mean to open a 2nd tab. It isnt a p… (read more)

I want the remove the "X" button when i have a single tab open. not when i have multiple tabs open. i constantly close Firefox when i mean to open a 2nd tab.

It isnt a problem if i close a tab if i have other tabs open because i can just use "CTL+SHIFT+T" to reopen the tab, but if i close a single tab, all of firefox closes. there used to be add-ons which gave me the options, but not anymore.

Asked by shadowkon626 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How can I get my tabs underneath the adress bar with version 65.0?

New update - again problems. I couldn't manage to get my tabs below the adress bar, although I used the trick with the css-File in the profiles. Which possibility do I ha… (read more)

New update - again problems. I couldn't manage to get my tabs below the adress bar, although I used the trick with the css-File in the profiles. Which possibility do I have now?

Asked by DHering 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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i hope urlbar and TabsToolbar are on the same line

Now, the screen is really wide enough, the height is not enough, One line URLBAR is not necessary Use Userchrome to implement urlbar-container and TabsToolbar are on th… (read more)

Now, the screen is really wide enough, the height is not enough, One line URLBAR is not necessary

Use Userchrome to implement urlbar-container and TabsToolbar are on the same line

Upgrading FIREFOX to 65.0 is a bit of a problem because TabsToolbar is in titlebar and urlbar is in nav-bar.

Hopefully, urlbar-container can be moved to Tabs Toolbar like a button, which is simple, the previous version(<20.x) is possible.

Asked by exdsoft 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox 65 UserChrome.css Not working

Hello, For quite a while I was using a custom UserChrome.css that removed minimize\maximize\close buttons from the tab bar. It looked like this: /* Firefox userChrome.cs… (read more)

Hello, For quite a while I was using a custom UserChrome.css that removed minimize\maximize\close buttons from the tab bar. It looked like this:

/* Firefox userChrome.css */

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

/* Hide min, max, close in title bar */

  1. titlebar-min, #titlebar-max, #titlebar-close

{ display: none !important; }

/* Hide minimize, restore, close in full screen */

  1. minimize-button, #restore-button, #close-button

{ display: none !important; }

But after latest update (to Firefox 65 I believe) the app doesn't recognize the code in UserChrome.css.

I understand from Fx 65 change notes there were some changes to how Firefox parses css, isn't it?

What should I do to make UserChrome.css work?

I would appreciate any other method of removing minimize\maximize\close buttons from the tab bar if it isn't doable with UserChrome.css now.

EDIT: forum formatting doesn't show the code correctly. Here's pastebin: https://pastebin.com/1cBDgCJs

Asked by MarkusBorsy 1 year ago

Last reply by MarkusBorsy 1 year ago