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custom homepage as new tab page doesnt open automatically

hi guys and girls of mozilla, ive a little issue with a custom homepage i made which i want to use as my new tab page. im on linux and use firefox 76.0.1 (64bit). i set … (read more)

hi guys and girls of mozilla,

ive a little issue with a custom homepage i made which i want to use as my new tab page. im on linux and use firefox 76.0.1 (64bit).

i set up a autoconfig.cfg file with this code:

// var {classes:Cc,interfaces:Ci,utils:Cu} = Components;

  • set new tab page */

try { Cu.import("resource:///modules/AboutNewTab.jsm"); var newTabURL = "/home/joe/.mozilla/firefox/h75u1z1z.default/startpage/index.html"; AboutNewTab.newTabURL = newTabURL; } catch(e){Cu.reportError(e);} // report errors in the Browser Console

i also set up a autoconfig.js file with this code:

// First line should be a comment pref("general.config.filename", "autoconfig.cfg"); pref("general.config.obscure_value", 0); pref("general.config.sandbox_enabled", false);

theyre saved in lib/firefox and lib/firefox/defaults/prefs

i then put firefox to open new tabs with a blank page. now it works like this. when i click open a new tab i get a blank page. but in the urlbar is the file selected. now i only need to press enter and i have my new tab page.

the question now is- how can i force firefox to press enter for me. that it opens the file directly and doesnt need me to press enter.

can u spot any errors in the code i copied from a thread in reddits/r/firefox CSS forum?

or is there a setting i can change which makes it the page opens by itself?

ill add two pics- one when i just opend the new tab and one after i clicked enter

Asked by joe23reptiles 1 week ago

Last reply by joe23reptiles 4 days ago

Change theme with user.js file

Hi, I'm trying to change the theme (only using standard dark and light themes) from a linux terminal. My attempted routes include changing a user.js file (the rest of the… (read more)

Hi,

I'm trying to change the theme (only using standard dark and light themes) from a linux terminal. My attempted routes include changing a user.js file (the rest of the file works), in particular setting extensions.activeThemeID (I've also attempted doing this in about:config, as well as editing the extensions.json file).

I can change the theme by going to add-ons in a browser. This works fine. I was hoping to automate it (it's not the 1980's - clicking three times to change to a default theme seems unnecessary).

Am I missing something that must be changed in about:config or any other file to change the theme? The extensions.activeThemeID changes when changing the theme in add-ons and seems the likely option but does nothing if I change this value myself.

Asked by eddiewh 3 days ago

Last reply by eddiewh 3 days ago

Sync error 500

I am having problem with sync. When ever I try to login I get 500 error. Its been 3 days . This problem occurs in phone too. I tried disconnecting the account and login f… (read more)

I am having problem with sync. When ever I try to login I get 500 error. Its been 3 days . This problem occurs in phone too. I tried disconnecting the account and login few times but same error.

Asked by kd 3 days ago

Last reply by kd 1 day ago

Tab Crash

All I'd like to know is how to completely disable the ability of tabs crashing for any reason at all, permanently. I'd very seriously would rather the computer freeze or … (read more)

All I'd like to know is how to completely disable the ability of tabs crashing for any reason at all, permanently. I'd very seriously would rather the computer freeze or risk hardware damage, whatever pref(s) listed and unlisted I need to enable or disable I can put in lock file or anything. -Thanks!

Asked by guyfromkcmo 5 days ago

Last reply by guyfromkcmo 4 days ago

Crash at startup if Firefox not properly quit before shutdown Debian Buster

Hello, One of my last Crash ID report : 49e3c347-5deb-4659-b9d1-281b00200514 I experiment this problem on two of my computers. Both are running Debian Buster. If I don't … (read more)

Hello,

One of my last Crash ID report : 49e3c347-5deb-4659-b9d1-281b00200514

I experiment this problem on two of my computers. Both are running Debian Buster. If I don't forget to quit Firefox before shutting down my computer, then I believe I won't have problem the next time I switch on my computer and launch Firefox.

However, as most of the time, if I shutdown my computer with Firefox still being open, it seems that Debian Buster doesn't close properly Firefox. In fact, if Firefox was still open when I switch off my computer, I can be sure (100% of the time) that at the next startup, Firefox won't be able to launch the previous session and I'll have to "restore my last tabs".

No other software seem to suffer from the way Debian Buster switch off. Only Firefox.

Thank you for any help one could give me,

Regards, Thatoo

Asked by Thatoo 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Thatoo 3 days ago

Firefox keeps restoring session, I tried everything.

Hello. I use 76.0.1 (64-bit) on Xubuntu 20.04 and same thing happens on every computer. After clean system shutdown or restart, Firefox keeps restoring tabs I used. This … (read more)

Hello.

I use 76.0.1 (64-bit) on Xubuntu 20.04 and same thing happens on every computer. After clean system shutdown or restart, Firefox keeps restoring tabs I used. This never happens if I close Firefox first. Also this never happens when I close and reopen firefox in the same session. I tried everything: - obvious "Restore previous session" restore in options - about:config turning various options: browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash browser.sessionstore.restore_tabs_lazily browser.sessionstore.resuming_after_os_restart browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo browser.sessionstore.restore_on_demand privacy.clearOnShutdown.sessions - i even created "user.json" with restore line as someone suggested None of these measures helped. I thought that It may be connected to XFCE session store somehow, so I went through disabling that too - no change. No other program happens to do the same. After reboot, when someone starts Firefox, all my tabs from previous session are reopened instantly. This happens on my both Xubuntu workstations, but never happens on my Windows computers. Please help.

Asked by artur.kw 4 days ago

Last reply by artur.kw 4 days ago

Wrong IPv6 in cache

Hello, Sometimes Firefox is having a wrong IPv6 in cache. Using the extension SixOrNot, I can see for rss.forumanalogue.fr the following IPv6 2001:41d0:fecf:8900:216:3eff… (read more)

Hello,

Sometimes Firefox is having a wrong IPv6 in cache. Using the extension SixOrNot, I can see for rss.forumanalogue.fr the following IPv6 2001:41d0:fecf:8900:216:3eff:fe65:97bc, with the note "Cache". However, this IP corresponds to toot.forumanalogue.fr and the actual IPv6 for rss.forumanalogue.fr is 2001:41d0:fecf:8900:216:3eff:fef1:20a2. In order to temporary fix the issue, I perform a dig and it solves the issue for a while.

It is a rather new issue (few weeks).

What is going on?

Asked by clement3 3 days ago

Last reply by clement3 2 days ago

Tengo dos problemas,se me cuelga el navegador, cerrar un mail me cuesta mucho.

Antes no estaba en ingles, espero que puedan responderme, no encontre como poner la pagina en español. Ya habia tenido problemas desde septiembre del año pasado, se colgo… (read more)

Antes no estaba en ingles, espero que puedan responderme, no encontre como poner la pagina en español. Ya habia tenido problemas desde septiembre del año pasado, se colgo cantidad de veces, hubo del 24 de abril 13 cuelgues aproximadamente, no enviados, y unos cuarenta que envie el reporte, pero no paso nada, las respuestas fueron muy amables, pero no soluciono nada, ademas, para cerra un correo cualquiera de outlook me cuesta un monton, probe deshabilitar extensiones, pero no da resultado, por las dudas, copio los ultimos informes de error, hubo muchos mas, solo que no quiero mandar todo, seria mucho espacio y no quiero molestar, por favor, pregunte si el problema era por que tengo procesador de 32 bits, si ese es el problema, y no me contestaron, lamento no poder usar el navegador, pero en este estado, lo tendre que dejar lamentablemente de usar, solo quiero una respuesta concreta,solo eso pido. Muchas gracias. bp-9de2e90c-753a-4682-996f-f32d10190910 9/9/19 22:54 Ver bp-73402e36-722e-4e44-8455-aeec90190906 6/9/19 13:51 Ver bp-cad5bfb2-a19b-400a-a3a2-d34611180101 1/1/18 14:05 Ver bp-78d3253d-ce3e-41fc-8c96-090862160714 14/7/16 15:41 Ver bp-7ce2886a-a427-4e7c-8a4a-70ab62151219 18/12/15 22:38 Ver bp-daa8803b-9e3a-4bff-bce5-b31602150829 29/8/15 18:29 Ver bp-319a833d-ce1f-4cb5-be8b-a43432150305 5/3/15 13:48 Ver bp-6c8b2fd4-d828-46bb-82d3-7dfb82141111 10/11/14 22:06 Ver bp-7745e004-e061-481d-a62c-462192140802 2/8/14 19:21 Ver bp-6a8dd672-b0a6-43b9-a9ad-fd3dd2140620 20/6/14 20:25 Ver

Asked by metiar96 1 day ago

Last reply by metiar96 22 hours ago

Problem with disabling or refusing to accept cookies during redirection.

Good day, i met next issue with Coockes transfer during redirections (i suppose that). I.e. when i try to download smth from Google drive i got: An error occurred during… (read more)

Good day, i met next issue with Coockes transfer during redirections (i suppose that).

I.e. when i try to download smth from Google drive i got: An error occurred during a connection to doc-0o-ag-docs.googleusercontent.com.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

I try to follow standard advises such as disable tracking and cookies blocking (as well i disable fingerprints and all addons and delete all cookies and history storage and it's didn't help at all).

I try to download in private mod as well, but got stacked with same issue. With Chromium all works fine.

Firefox version (nightly): 78.0a1 (2020-05-28) (64-bit)

I try to download with vanilla Firefox - same result.

Asked by nolik 5 days ago

Last reply by nolik 5 days ago

Bazi sitelerde. arama cubugunda ve ayarlar kisminda buyuk "E" harfi gozukmuyor.

Baslikta belirttigim gibi cogu sitede buyuk "E" harfi yerine bosluk gozukuyor. Arama cubuguna "E" yazinca da hic birsey goremiyorum. Herhangi bir eklenti vs kullanmiyorum… (read more)

Baslikta belirttigim gibi cogu sitede buyuk "E" harfi yerine bosluk gozukuyor. Arama cubuguna "E" yazinca da hic birsey goremiyorum. Herhangi bir eklenti vs kullanmiyorum. Yardimci olursaniz sevinirim

Asked by furkan.m1907 6 days ago

Firefox hangs when I press XF86Calculator / XF86Mail (special Calculator/Mail buttons)

I have a few special buttons on my keyboard (Calculator / Mail). I've set them (on lxde-rc.xml) to run a simple bash script (Volume up / down using pactl). Unfortunately,… (read more)

I have a few special buttons on my keyboard (Calculator / Mail). I've set them (on lxde-rc.xml) to run a simple bash script (Volume up / down using pactl). Unfortunately, I've noticed that only on Firefox hangs when I press these buttons (tested with terminal/slack/IDEs/Chrome, no issues). It's a ~2 seconds hang that prevents me from doing anything (tried scrolling/typing/clicking, nothing).

Any way to see what is actually happening / disable this behavior?

Asked by Asaf 5 days ago