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what a mess firefox made of all my computers in my place

this new sync thing has totally messed up all my computers, now I have all my bookmarks on every computer!!!! Fu%$. It has taken me hours to get each of my computers back… (read more)

this new sync thing has totally messed up all my computers, now I have all my bookmarks on every computer!!!! Fu%$. It has taken me hours to get each of my computers back to where I had them setup in bookmarks!!!! I only want certain bookmarks on certain computers, so this has been a horror to fix, how do I keep getting ALL bookmarks on ALL computers? I have each computer customized. Guess I'll have to delete my sync account, only way I know! Thanks alot!!!!!!!!!!

Asked by customer2-HP 1 year ago

Last reply by customer2-HP 1 year ago

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How to selectively block ANY slide-in, pop-in, or other nuisance that comes on screen, by choice, without causing items such as video not to run

There is a new kind of pop up nuisance. The slide or fade in. Some are set to mouse movement, others are timed. Need to be able to selectively block these - my choice … (read more)

There is a new kind of pop up nuisance. The slide or fade in. Some are set to mouse movement, others are timed. Need to be able to selectively block these - my choice of which - without sites becoming useless.

Tried NoScript but too complex and there is no succinct documentation from the producer. Tried AdBlocker but it does not work on most of these kinds of popups and the company is not about working with users to block these from many sites, suggesting the sites have paid AdBlock not to block their trash. Looked at other "solutions" but many are expensive and don't promise specifically to block these kinds of nuisances.

One of the main sites with these nuisances is CNN. Their pop-ins keep coming back even when you X them off. Some are on EVERY page, like the cookie agreement, while others are timed and block your reading altogether. You can't move your mouse in certain places on the page without something sliding in or popping up. There are pop-ins when one reaches the end of a page, gets near the edges. They are ALL intrusive! What this does is turn one off to what the ad is there to push. Lot of people have long been fed up with nags after the refusal to follow an ad. When a user says no, that needs to be it. There should be no further question.

Too many sites use this nuisance advertising, many of them because there is little to no way to block them. The internet is built on forced advertising. This needs to stop. If a product is worth its salt, it will sell without being pushed in a customer's face. If a customer says NO once, that should be enough. No site should be able to block access because of a user refusing to submit to some ad.

Asked by bbhank 1 year ago

Last reply by bbhank 1 year ago

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I want to revert screenshots to jpg

My screenshot tool saves both "full page" and "visible" in .png. A short while ago it used to save both in jpg and now I would like to revert to jpg. Can anyone help me, … (read more)

My screenshot tool saves both "full page" and "visible" in .png.

A short while ago it used to save both in jpg and now I would like to revert to jpg. Can anyone help me, please? I thank in advance anyone willing to invest his time/expertise to help me.

Tommaso

Asked by ascanio1 1 year ago

Answered by Scribe 1 year ago

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I am losing recent bookmarks

I am losing all of my new bookmarks with no crash. I usually save all of mine to folders on the Bookmarks Toolbar. I lost individual links and sub-folders containing li… (read more)

I am losing all of my new bookmarks with no crash. I usually save all of mine to folders on the Bookmarks Toolbar. I lost individual links and sub-folders containing links under multiple folders on this toolbar. Unfortunately my last manual backup is about a week ago. All of those bookmarks from the backup are still there.

I wish Mozilla would at least create an "automatic" bookmark backup feature if this is going to happen.

Asked by jeffer23 1 year ago

Last reply by jeffer23 1 year ago

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Need to make pinned tabs wider FF 63.0.1 on Win10 laptop

I have RA with fine motor control problems. At times I have difficulty in getting the cursor on the pinned tabs. I don't have problems seeing so don't need to zoom in to… (read more)

I have RA with fine motor control problems.

At times I have difficulty in getting the cursor on the pinned tabs. I don't have problems seeing so don't need to zoom in to make everything larger, I just need wider pinned tabs.

I use FF 63.0.1 on my Win10 laptop and need to make the pinned tabs wider for ease of use.

I found information about making unpinned tabs wider in about:config but can't find anything for the pinned tabs.

Thank you for your time.

Asked by cadwellm 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How can I get a persistent vertical toolbar on the left with ALL my bookmarks?

I want vertical tabs on the right and vertical bookmarks on the left ALL THE TIME. LEFT and RIGHT are important here, and should not be disregarded. It was perfect back… (read more)

I want vertical tabs on the right and vertical bookmarks on the left ALL THE TIME. LEFT and RIGHT are important here, and should not be disregarded. It was perfect back in firefox 4x, but then something happened. I have something like 700 bookmarks, and it takes forever for them to load from the 'bookmarks' button. I export them to html, which file I use as a home page, but the vertical list on the left is better.

Asked by pmglory 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Please 125% enlargement

Hello My question is: why there are no 125% pages enlargement, only 120% and 133%? I wanted to change a few times my browser to Firefox, and I still miss 125% enlargement… (read more)

Hello

My question is: why there are no 125% pages enlargement, only 120% and 133%? I wanted to change a few times my browser to Firefox, and I still miss 125% enlargement. I do not want any additions, I want it to be 125% in standard

Asked by gryfolud 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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[Feature Requests] Add description on bookmark star

Currently the only way to add description is press <Ctrl+Shift+o> to "Show all bookmarks". But i want to add description right in the time when bookmark by clicking… (read more)

Currently the only way to add description is press <Ctrl+Shift+o> to "Show all bookmarks".

But i want to add description right in the time when bookmark by clicking the star, without extra step to "Show all bookmarks", locate the bookmark, click down arrow button to see the description text box.

Attached is the screenshot of bookmark star dialog, no such "Add description" button feature yet.

My Firefox version is 46.0.1 in gnome.

Asked by limkokhole 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

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Will one finger touch scrolling be a feature in a future update of firefox for linux?

I just installed mint 18.3 and I'm still pretty green. I know there's a solution but I can't understand it. _______________________ Enable touchscreen gestures Make sure … (read more)

I just installed mint 18.3 and I'm still pretty green. I know there's a solution but I can't understand it.

_______________________ Enable touchscreen gestures

Make sure dom.w3c_touch_events.enabled is either set to 1 (enabled) or 2 (default, auto-detect).

Add MOZ_USE_XINPUT2 DEFAULT=1 to /etc/security/pam_env.conf and then logout or reboot your system for the changes to take effect.


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I'd like to know what this means (sorry for being dum), otherwise I wouldn't mind waiting if there's plans to add scrolling in future updates.

Asked by spacemanultra 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Per-certificate, per-use password prompt

Firefox uses a Master password to protect Certificates stored in Firefox's separate-from-Windows Certificate store. UNlike the (more security-flexibly configurable) Windo… (read more)

Firefox uses a Master password to protect Certificates stored in Firefox's separate-from-Windows Certificate store. UNlike the (more security-flexibly configurable) Windows Certificate store, Firefox either doesn't protect certificates at all (no Master password) or only 'protects' the whole of the imported certificates by requiring a Master Password (wrongly prompted right at Firefox start time) for the whole of a LastPass user session. In short, if Firefox is running, the certificates (and other things 'protected' by the Firefox Master password) are not well protected.

In contrast, Certificates stored in the Windows Certificate store may be individually configured with various levels of security (no password, prompt on each use, or prompt-with-certificate-specific-password on each use).

Firefox must offer equally flexible security levels for Certificates.

Asked by libove 1 year ago

Last reply by libove 1 year ago

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3 negative things with Moxilla FireFox Browser and 2 suggestions.

Hi , There are 3 negative things in Mozilla Firefox browser:- 1-FireFox is full of ads and Firefox ad blocker is weak it doesn't even block most ads! when I click on some… (read more)

Hi , There are 3 negative things in Mozilla Firefox browser:-

1-FireFox is full of ads and Firefox ad blocker is weak it doesn't even block most ads! when I click on something a new tap get opened and I find a page or a website or something I have no relation with it! For example I am in a modding website and I click on search button then a new tap comes and I find another website or page about how to be rich and that is not what I want!. By the way a lot of people prefer Google Chrome browser because it has no ads however I prefer Firefox browser please remove the ads from firefox, Make firefox browser clean of ads.

2-Where is the register button?! I took maybe 15 minutes to find a solution to register in this website then I knew that the only way to register is by volunteering but I don't want to volunteer I just want to register to ask a question! I am sure that I am not the only one who is talking about that there is no register button, Please put a register button so people can register quickly.

3-I have an old account and I forgot its password so I wrote my email to receive a password reset link and I waited maybe 2 minutes or 1 minute and I didn't receive the link so I tried again by writing my email and again I didn't receive the link!

Suggestions:-

1-Please put a "|([fast])|" VPN for Firefox browser because some websites are blocked in other countries. 2-I know that you have many products like firefox focus so can you make a VPN can content a lot of countries please?


Thank you.

Asked by Aimbot 2 years ago

Answered by Shadow110 2 years ago

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I have a proposal regarding "Home" button in browsr menu

Hi! Unlike in some other browsers, "Home" button in Firefox menu can be linked only to the page, which is set as Firefox home page. For example, if you want to start Fire… (read more)

Hi! Unlike in some other browsers, "Home" button in Firefox menu can be linked only to the page, which is set as Firefox home page. For example, if you want to start Firefox with new tab page, than you can't assign google.com as a load page for "Home" button in menu.

I think it will be a good idea to have a setting in "Personalization" that will allow tie "Home" button to the desired page. Best Regards, Bogdan

Asked by BogdanKolesnik 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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region search

I would like to have a region search button available right under the search bar, basically like google chrome - you can just select tools then country and "my country" o… (read more)

I would like to have a region search button available right under the search bar, basically like google chrome - you can just select tools then country and "my country" or "South Africa" or whatever region you are in.

Right now you need to click tools - advanced search - (then you cant even type the first letters of your country, you have to scroll down through hundreds of countries) then select advanced search. Takes me roughly 20sec per search when it could take me 2 clicks. This seems ridiculous when it could be - Tools - Country - click (like chrome)

Asked by garonkent 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Restore "onscreen tabs" display bar in dropdown tab list

The tab dropdown menu normally has a bar down the side which shows which tabs are onscreen at the moment. With the latest update this has disappeared, to be replaced by a… (read more)

The tab dropdown menu normally has a bar down the side which shows which tabs are onscreen at the moment. With the latest update this has disappeared, to be replaced by a single bar marking the currently open tab.

It seems silly, but that bar made it easier to control and limit my number of open tabs (which is quite anxiety-inducing, at least for me).

Is there a skin to restore the old appearance, or (even better) an option to restore the setting?

Asked by EmeraldBoa 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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change the icons in firefox quantum 63.0 (64 bit)

thanks for the read Hi, i want to change all the interface icons in Firefox, or at least the ones i have to look at, the back, forward, reload, home, site information, v… (read more)

thanks for the read

Hi, i want to change all the interface icons in Firefox, or at least the ones i have to look at, the back, forward, reload, home, site information, verified by:, bookmarks, library, and menu

i want traditional, nonflat, multicolored icons so that they match the rest of the icons on my computer

i dont want my computer icons to look like a phone or worse yet like windows 10.....yeesh im willing to go through any kind of graphic filetype conversion for icons or any advanced configuring, or even making my own in photoshop, i just dont know how to go about putting said graphics into firefox

My firefox

firefox quantum 63.0 (64 bit) mozilla firefox for linux mint 1.0

My OS

Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon

thanks again

.vz7.

edit: sorry for the blank lines, this website does not format text the way its actually typed, so i did what i could for clarity, and also the image upload does not appear to work (or it does not accept png files) but a picture isn't necessary anyway

Asked by .vz7. 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Feature request: setting for color of new tab

So the user can customize it with a value (hex). The current about:config command is too general, as that one will also change the color of websites that allow customized… (read more)

So the user can customize it with a value (hex). The current about:config command is too general, as that one will also change the color of websites that allow customized background colors. (meaning that sadly the current about:config command will change both new tab AND the background color of specific websites.)

Asked by Daniel 3 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 years ago

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Provide mirror of Firefox sync for Russian users in non-blocked IP subnet

Mozilla Firefox Sync is blocked in whole Russia, when Russian authorities (Roskomnadzor) try to block Telegram, so it blocks those subnets: http://isitblockedinrussia.com… (read more)

Mozilla Firefox Sync is blocked in whole Russia, when Russian authorities (Roskomnadzor) try to block Telegram, so it blocks those subnets: http://isitblockedinrussia.com/?host=accounts.firefox.com 35.160.0.0/13 54.144.0.0/12

Additional info here: https://github.com/sxiii/russian-blackout

So all Russian users at now can't use Firefox Sync (accounts.firefox.com) and other Mozilla cloud services.

Can Mozilla provide mirror or proxy for accounts.firefox.com website and other services in new IP subnet, that not blocked in Russia?

For Russian users: Роскомнадзор (РКН) заблокировал в России доступ к синхронизации Mozilla Firefox поэтому сайты accounts.firefox.com, firefoxusercontent.com, sync.services.mozilla.com не открываются у многих русских провайдеров (Ростелеком, Мегамакс, Virgin Connect и т.п.)

Asked by Alexey Murz Korepov 2 years ago

Answered by Alexey Murz Korepov 2 years ago

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Can histroy be cleared based on a time period

Can Firefox clear history items based on a time period. for example automatically clear history or items under history by a selection say every 30 minutes, 1 hour, once e… (read more)

Can Firefox clear history items based on a time period. for example automatically clear history or items under history by a selection say every 30 minutes, 1 hour, once every 24 hours?

Asked by Mace2 1 year ago

Last reply by Mace2 1 year ago

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open tabs in background

In Chrome if I want to do either of the following: 1. Click link on a page using Ctrl+Left mouse click or 2. Click a bookmark using ctrl+left mouse click The link opens… (read more)

In Chrome if I want to do either of the following:

1. Click link on a page using Ctrl+Left mouse click or 2. Click a bookmark using ctrl+left mouse click

The link opens in a background tab without leaving the page I am on or closing the bookmark menu.

This does not happen in FF and no key combinations I have researched or tried will duplicate this action which Chrome allows.

Since going back to FF it is hands down the best browser there is - however I am finding my inability to open the tabs in the background like I could in Chrome to be frustrating.

Any help to achieve this would be great.

I am using WIn10 FF 6301 (64)

Thanks in advance.

Asked by TheReservoirDag 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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FF Version 63 - When opening a new tab, how to open a url file?

How do I open a custom URL (not a blank page, and not Firefox default)? The list of options under "New tabs" shoud match "Homepage and new windows"...to me, it's just l… (read more)

How do I open a custom URL (not a blank page, and not Firefox default)? The list of options under "New tabs" shoud match "Homepage and new windows"...to me, it's just like reloading a new FF from the gecko.

Asked by AndyDS 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago