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disabling firefox's native pdf viewer

Using v115.7 in debian 12. I prefer to open pdf files with the default viewer in the operating system, not on a firefox browser tab. I have gone into settings->genera… (read more)

Using v115.7 in debian 12.

I prefer to open pdf files with the default viewer in the operating system, not on a firefox browser tab. I have gone into settings->general->applications and configured selected "Use system default application" for PDF files. If I click on a pdf file it downloads to my Downloads folder, which is the usual and preferred behaviour. If I click the downloaded files icon on firefox's toolbar, I see the file I downloaded, all good. If I open the folder with all downloaded files, and click on the file, it opens in the OS's default viewer, all good. On the other hand, if I click on the downloaded files icon on firefox's toolbar and simply select the downloaded file from the displayed list, it opens on a firefox browser tab. This is driving me bananas. How do I configure firefox to launch the default system application instead?

Asked by zapstrap 4 months ago

Last reply by Terry 4 months ago

reopen tabs

When I clicked troubleshooting mode FF unexpectedly closed my Private browsing session and all the tabs. How do I reopen them? I did not expect FF to close on me like th… (read more)

When I clicked troubleshooting mode FF unexpectedly closed my Private browsing session and all the tabs. How do I reopen them?

I did not expect FF to close on me like that. I thought that as I was in a private browsing session FF would have warned me that it was about to close had it been necessary.

I'm guessing that my open tabs have been lost permanently because you didn't warn me and that all that time I spent is now wasted.

Life is really simple except that other people make it problematic.

Asked by `Vic 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

Unwanted add-ons

When I check Firefox for add ons (Manage your extensions), I see the two that I installed. When I use "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" "Application Basics": Multi… (read more)

When I check Firefox for add ons (Manage your extensions), I see the two that I installed. When I use "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" "Application Basics": Multiprocess Windows "Remote Processes" , I see in addition: Amazon.co.uk Amazon.com DuckDuckGo eBay Wikipedia

How do I eliminate these?

Asked by alanjanicebarker 4 months ago

Last reply by Standard8 4 months ago

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How to separate inactive tabs ? with either bar or boxes

Initial post: https://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?p=792869#p792869 cat history.log-* history.log | grep -i firefox -B2 Start-Date: 2024-02-11 19:48:58 Commandline… (read more)

Initial post: https://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?p=792869#p792869

cat history.log-* history.log | grep -i firefox -B2

Start-Date: 2024-02-11 19:48:58 Commandline: /usr/bin/unattended-upgrade Upgrade: firefox-esr:amd64 (102.15.0esr-1~deb11u1, 115.7.0esr-1~deb11u1)

before: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/search-open-tabs-firefox https://addons.mozilla.org/fr/firefox/addon/simple-tab-groups/ https://www.ghacks.net/2021/03/09/manage-container-tabs-efficiently-from-a-side-panel-with-the-container-tabs-sidebar-extension-for-firefox/ now: https://addons.mozilla.org/fr/firefox/addon/tab-stash/ https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/sidebar_tabs.html

How do I put bar between tabs, or, each tab inside an individual box ? I have tried many codes from various forums, but since this update, FF seems to ignore ./chrome/userChrome.css completely.

Asked by Benoit-Pierre DEMAINE 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

Clear cookies at shutdown but keep forum login data

Hello Is it possible to get Firefox to clear cookies at the close of Firefox but still keep forum login details and not delete forum login data. Help appreciated Thanks … (read more)

Hello Is it possible to get Firefox to clear cookies at the close of Firefox but still keep forum login details and not delete forum login data. Help appreciated Thanks

Asked by george28.james 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

Quick CSS questions regarding address bar toolbar buttons and multitab selections

Just a couple of quick questions for CSS coding as of Firefox 115: What CSS code refers to the shield, padlock, permissions, or all other toolbar buttons in the address… (read more)

Just a couple of quick questions for CSS coding as of Firefox 115:


What CSS code refers to the shield, padlock, permissions, or all other toolbar buttons in the address bar?

When using control to select multiple tabs, what code refers to the outline and text color of the tabs?

Images attached for reference.


Thanks in advance!

Asked by taylorrosenfeld159 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Tab bar sharing system color in Windows 10 (Firefox CSS)

Hello, In Windows 10 and 11, Firefox's tab bar and other elements that may be transparent render in Windows 10 using some sort of uDWM method (speculation, I could be wr… (read more)

Hello,

In Windows 10 and 11, Firefox's tab bar and other elements that may be transparent render in Windows 10 using some sort of uDWM method (speculation, I could be wrong?) rather than the traditional win32 window frame as you can see with the title bar toggled on. This leads to elements like the tab bar being black or white, depending on your theme unless you have specified otherwise in your chrome. Highlighted yellow below is my problem area.


In my CSS code, I am trying to extend the system color to be drawn to the tab bar (and in this instance, the address bar as well,) but I can't find any way to be able to do this. I have found forums that say to add -moz:appearance -moz-windows-glass, but this completely removes the window border and leaves the Firefox window unresponsive to controls. The only way to close it is if you close it through the taskbar or task manager.


Note that I am aware of .titlebar-color{color: AccentColorText; background-color: AccentColor}, but that's not what I am going for here. That still draws using Windows 10 modern UI. Windows 7 on ESR 115 or unofficially on 116 still draw with Windows Aero in all parts of this CSS code that are black (highligted yellow below.)


I can attach my CSS code if need be.


Thanks for any help!

Asked by taylorrosenfeld159 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

Viruses in C:\program files\Mozilla Firefox

My Norton virus detection software regularly finds viruses and Trojan horses in the directory: C:\program files\Mozilla Firefox Why? It seem to happen after using Faceb… (read more)

My Norton virus detection software regularly finds viruses and Trojan horses in the directory: C:\program files\Mozilla Firefox Why?

It seem to happen after using Facebook or more often Craigslist. I tried putting a read only attribute on this directory, but it still happens.

Norton then requires a reboot. So it is a hassle.

Does anyone have any ideas as to what is going on?

Asked by joe_raftery 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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What can I do when you dont explain?

This morning I received an email stating: If you are running a version of Firefox equal to or older than Firefox 78 (general release or ESR) and you have a Mozilla accoun… (read more)

This morning I received an email stating: If you are running a version of Firefox equal to or older than Firefox 78 (general release or ESR) and you have a Mozilla account, you must follow these steps to ensure continued operation of your account in Firefox: I have firefox 115.7.0esr (64-bit) running on a mid 2010 macBookPro with High Sierra OS 10.13.6

My question: what does this mean? Is my FF equal or older? And is a Mozilla account the same as a FF account? PLEASE help me, by explaining exactly what I'm supposed to do and HOW and reply in simple comprehensible language, I am NOT a tech/nerd/geek and already following all these numbers has given me a headache! Thanks in advance.

Asked by greendog 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

eBay only load my main page when using Firefox trouble shoot mode.

My main page in eBay is only loaded when using Firefox trouble shoot mode. In regular mode the page hangs, only the headers are loaded, no detail lines. Please enable … (read more)

My main page in eBay is only loaded when using Firefox trouble shoot mode. In regular mode the page hangs, only the headers are loaded, no detail lines.

Please enable whatever that functionality elsewhere.

Asked by Mike Kaye 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

iso.x64 is not booting

data report to Hewlett Packard for serial # 5CD34859D5-port kali linu o.s. system control bios integration-update boot windows 11 iso develope secure boot for linux plus … (read more)

data report to Hewlett Packard for serial # 5CD34859D5-port kali linu o.s. system control bios integration-update boot windows 11 iso develope secure boot for linux plus windows 11

Asked by Scenic-Point 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Scenic-Point 2 weeks ago