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Proton tabs

With Firefox 91, I can no longer disable the hideous Proton changes to tabs. Separating tabs from their content is a really poor user interface decision. It makes it hard… (read more)

With Firefox 91, I can no longer disable the hideous Proton changes to tabs. Separating tabs from their content is a really poor user interface decision. It makes it harder to tell which tab is the current tab. With Proton, the active tab is slightly brighter than the inactive tabs. For older folks and color blind folks, this makes it all but impossible to to tell which tab is active.

If you won't come to your senses and revert this bad user interface decision, then at least add an official option to disable it and go back to the old tab style that other browsers use. If you won't do that, then I will just have to use a different browser. Which makes me very sad, because aside from your bad sense in user interface design, I loved Firefox.

Asked by Daniel Ethier 3 months ago

Last reply by p.f.sanderse 3 months ago

Could we get a fix for the spacing of the bookmarks and menu in 91.0?

Could we get a fix for the spacing of the bookmarks and menu in 91.0? The double spacing is back and the proton config change doesn't work. Wonderful that you are trying … (read more)

Could we get a fix for the spacing of the bookmarks and menu in 91.0? The double spacing is back and the proton config change doesn't work. Wonderful that you are trying to make things more readable on a phone but there are still lots of people who use Firefox as their PC browser.

Asked by njdev 3 months ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 3 months ago

Double padding in bookmarks menu AGAIN - imposed without thinking!

After the update that changed the bookmarks menu spacing in the most unhelpful way, I have reduced this stupid double padding between the folders with a hack - an now wit… (read more)

After the update that changed the bookmarks menu spacing in the most unhelpful way, I have reduced this stupid double padding between the folders with a hack - an now with the current update to 91.0.2 - it is back on!!???

Whose idiotic idea it was without giving us the OPTION of single OR double padding??

Why do we have to look online for the hacks and workarounds to remove this most idiotic and controlling change??

Please bring the single padding back NOW or I will completely switch to Chrome or simply will stop updating firefox!

You will NOT control how many folders and bookmarks I can see in my top menu bookmarks - and this idiotic double padding has removed half of them from my menu!!!

Asked by magicpowers888 3 months ago

Last reply by Kymber 2 months ago

Getting 522 Timeout Just on Firefox (other browsers OK)

Recently I’ve been receiving a 522 timeout error in Firefox attempting to reach URL www.cocoontech.com. The 522 is returned from Cloudflare’s reverse proxy servers (see … (read more)

Recently I’ve been receiving a 522 timeout error in Firefox attempting to reach URL www.cocoontech.com. The 522 is returned from Cloudflare’s reverse proxy servers (see uploaded image). However, I can successfully reach that URL using Chrome and MS Edge browsers. Only Firefox receives the 522 error. I can access numerous other websites with Firefox, so it seems to be isolated to just www.cocoontech.com. I’ve looked at numerous settings in Firefox, but have not seen anything that seems relevant to this issue.

Any ideas where to look to resolve this issue?

Asked by Maniacal611 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

double space on bookmarks

Since version 91, now all my bookmarks are doubled spaced and this is too large. I want to go back the way it looked before with single spacing between the bookmarks. … (read more)

Since version 91, now all my bookmarks are doubled spaced and this is too large. I want to go back the way it looked before with single spacing between the bookmarks.

Asked by pcote1 3 months ago

Last reply by frfx 1 month ago

Changing Search Engine

I keep changing my browser default search engine to "Google" and it works initially. But when I close Firefox and reopen the program it defaults back to "Browser Default.… (read more)

I keep changing my browser default search engine to "Google" and it works initially. But when I close Firefox and reopen the program it defaults back to "Browser Default." How do I make the change stick?

Asked by joseph.c.sparks 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

Vers 91.0 Bookmarked Favorites Double-Spaced

With release of 91.0 my bookmarked favorites are double-spaced. I tried the "userChrome.css fix and apparently this no longer works. Is this double-spacing now permanent … (read more)

With release of 91.0 my bookmarked favorites are double-spaced. I tried the "userChrome.css fix and apparently this no longer works.

Is this double-spacing now permanent or is there a fix for it?

Thanks Dave

Asked by Doc16743 3 months ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 3 months ago

How do I disable dark mode?!

Firefox is stuck in dark mode and its atrocious! I've gone to add ons and themes, disabled it and/or enabled some other background and it doesnt make any changes. Still s… (read more)

Firefox is stuck in dark mode and its atrocious! I've gone to add ons and themes, disabled it and/or enabled some other background and it doesnt make any changes. Still stuck with dark mode and it makes it very hard to read and do my job. How do I get rid of this?!

Asked by sasountzi 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Lost Bookmarks

After a refresh of Firefox I lost all of my bookmarks. I have tried everything that online support suggests but nothing I do works. Please help! I have years of bookmarks… (read more)

After a refresh of Firefox I lost all of my bookmarks. I have tried everything that online support suggests but nothing I do works. Please help! I have years of bookmarks that are very important to me.

Thank you

Asked by sprineer 3 months ago

Last reply by Bithiah 2 months ago

Deleted certificate comes back undeleted

Version: 91.0.1 Settings--> Privacy and Security -->View Certificates-->Your certificates--> pick target cert to delete-->click ok on confirmation window -… (read more)

Version: 91.0.1 Settings--> Privacy and Security -->View Certificates-->Your certificates--> pick target cert to delete-->click ok on confirmation window --> click ok on Certificate manager window.

Restart FF, Settings--> Privacy and Security -->View Certificates-->Your certificates, the deleted cert is on the list again.

The same happens on that under Authorities.

Asked by wfchoi_us 3 months ago

Last reply by egbertst1 2 weeks ago

Intermittent Fault - Google sites won't load

When using Firefox and searching with Google.com I will experience an issue where the Google links/websites won’t load. And if they have previously loaded and the issue b… (read more)

When using Firefox and searching with Google.com I will experience an issue where the Google links/websites won’t load. And if they have previously loaded and the issue begins none of the elements work. This issue is frustratingly intermittent. It will be fine for a few min and then break for a few min. I'd attach screenshots but there is no error - simply does nothing. I have done a bunch of troubleshooting and testing to get to the root of the issue.

  • Reload page
  • Restart Firefox
  • Cleared cache
  • Disabled Privacy/Security settings
  • Disabled Plugins
  • Updated Firefox
  • New Private Window
  • Tested another browser - Other browsers load google sites
  • Tested non google websites – Other websites are loading
  • Tested another network

I’ve noted that google.co.za seems to have a separate intermittency from google.com. However, I have tested and found both can be ‘broken’ at the same time. It also happens with Youtube.com. I am quite happy to continue troubleshooting, I just need some direction.

Asked by triton.rudman 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

I had been using the "Repair Text Encoding" button I put on the menu bar now it does not work. It is grey out. Help I need this.

I had been using the "Repair Text Encoding" button I put on the menu bar now it does not work. It is grey out. Help I need this. I use it when reading some email. There… (read more)

I had been using the "Repair Text Encoding" button I put on the menu bar now it does not work. It is grey out. Help I need this. I use it when reading some email. There is two type of I guess language Western and Unicode. The button help me change the language. Thank You Ron

Asked by roneross 3 months ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 3 months ago

I want to increase the font size for the tabs and bookmarks ONLY

I'm a web designer, trying to move away from Chrome because of privacy/security issues. I'm also 63 years old. My eyes are old. The text size on the tabs and bookmarks is… (read more)

I'm a web designer, trying to move away from Chrome because of privacy/security issues. I'm also 63 years old. My eyes are old. The text size on the tabs and bookmarks is very difficult to read. I don't want to increase the size of everything else - ***just the tab and bookmark text***. I've tried the fix seen elsewhere in the community for this question, but that doesn't change the size at all. If I increase the size, say by Zoom, that's a problem with my page layout. Can anyone help, please?

I'm on a Mac, but using an LG monitor, so no Retina display.

Asked by mscwebmaster 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago