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delete master password

bold text My Firefox master password is asking me nearly every 3-5 minutes to give the master password. I made a mistake when I asked it. I am using only alone my comput… (read more)

bold text My Firefox master password is asking me nearly every 3-5 minutes to give the master password. I made a mistake when I asked it. I am using only alone my computer. Please help me.

Asked by BAPTISTE 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

Linux Custom Firefox Profile Installation Issues

I need to be able to be able to customize Firefox installations for all my linux desktop users. I am unable to find any current information on how to programmatically ins… (read more)

I need to be able to be able to customize Firefox installations for all my linux desktop users. I am unable to find any current information on how to programmatically install extensions/plugins or settings for each users profile.

Asked by srj102008 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Opening a new tab copies the previous active tab's URL to the primary selection

Hi! I recently switched the options listed below to bring some sanity to the way Firefox handles selections in the URL bar. browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll - true brows… (read more)

Hi!

I recently switched the options listed below to bring some sanity to the way Firefox handles selections in the URL bar.

  • browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll - true
  • browser.urlbar.doubleClickSelectsAll - false

Shortly after, I noticed that this change messes up the primary selection of the X window system. Now every time I open a new tab the previous tab's URL is copied to the primary selection, therefore overriding the information already there.

This behavior was observed in both the Tor Browser and Firefox ESR.

Is there another option I should've set along with the other two or is this an actual bug and I should open a bug report instead?

Thanks

Asked by Progenyx 5 days ago

Firefox in "Chrome" Mode - Is there any way to activate zooming

When running Firefox in chrome mode using command line command: (firefox -P profile -chrome google.com) I noticed that one of the functions that is deactivated is zooming… (read more)

When running Firefox in chrome mode using command line command: (firefox -P profile -chrome google.com)

I noticed that one of the functions that is deactivated is zooming, is there any way to enable zooming on this mode? Additional Info: -OS - Redhat 7/Linux, -Firefox Version 52.2

Best Regards

Asked by jlutino 5 days ago

Adjusting default addon behavior

Hello!      So this might be a very simple thing I've clearly skimmed over in the many times I've searched. Or perhaps I didn't enter the magic words into Google just tha… (read more)

Hello!

     So this might be a very simple thing I've clearly skimmed over in the many times I've searched. Or perhaps I didn't enter the magic words into Google just that special way to get the help I desire...

     I'm playing with Addon and Extentions weighing the pro's and con's of different Addons serving the same relative purpose. It's pretty irritating the method I am currently using, downloading an Addon and then going in, and then disable the one I downloaded to grab the next to avoid bad results that can arise from overlapping Addons working on the same functional area. I wanted to know if there was a means in which I could disable the automatic enabling of Addons when I add them from the default Firefox site?

Asked by Critta Kill 5 days ago

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Startup behavior versus new window

I am trying to emulate the expected behavior I have from Chromium based browsers. I want my two email accounts to open on startup but then when I open a new window, for j… (read more)

I am trying to emulate the expected behavior I have from Chromium based browsers. I want my two email accounts to open on startup but then when I open a new window, for just the blank tab to open (Firefox home). There doesn't seem to be a way to do that. I can make them my "home" pages so that they load on startup, but then when I open a new window, it opens both of my home pages as tabs in that new window. Any help? See attached screenshot, is there something I'm missing or is this behavior just not possible in Firefox?

Asked by alexsoko 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

How to get a black screen, instead of a white, when opening a new window?

I'd like to help you all at Mozilla in the evenings. I have just one issue with that. I have installed Linux Mint Cinnamon and made my theme dark and downloaded the add-o… (read more)

I'd like to help you all at Mozilla in the evenings. I have just one issue with that. I have installed Linux Mint Cinnamon and made my theme dark and downloaded the add-on "Dark Background and Light Text". It is almost 100% wonderful. Redshift is activated too, in order to avoid the blue light, so that I will keep the rhythm of my sleep. I love it.

However. Every time I start a new window in Firefox or click the "+" my whole screen turns WHITE!!! This is VERY annoying. I want it to be dark, of course. This is also an issue if I am going to help you out at Mozilla in the evenings. Dark Background and Light Text does not work in your own forum. Why not integrate this add-on into Firefox?

In my opinion this is a very high priority issue, not only for this reason, but considering that we will all would save energy, batteries and the environment when using AMOLED technology together with Firefox, especially if it is very easy for the users to discover and to activate.

Asked by Maitreya 5 days ago

I have added photos to my top sites on Firefox, but everytime I close my browser the images go away and cannot be added again unless I reset Firefox. (The images for the default top sites are still available though.) How do I fix this?

I don't want to have to reconfigure my settings every time the pictures are gone. It seems silly but it just looks wrong to me and I like seeing the pictures so that I kn… (read more)

I don't want to have to reconfigure my settings every time the pictures are gone. It seems silly but it just looks wrong to me and I like seeing the pictures so that I know at a glance which top site is which. How can I fix this problem of my browser not displaying the images in the top sites correctly after closing the browser? Thank you!

Asked by arielyeungg 5 days ago

Why did they change the address bar?

Up until today, my address bar had a down arrow that I could click to open the menu and select the sites I wanted. Now it's different. Now there is no down arrow and when… (read more)

Up until today, my address bar had a down arrow that I could click to open the menu and select the sites I wanted. Now it's different. Now there is no down arrow and when I click on the address bar it opens a menu with a bunch of different sites that never were in there before. In fact they're the first ten of my new tab sites, which DO NOT belong in my drop down menu, and I can't delete them from the menu. I want this back the way it was.

Asked by dpk26 5 days ago

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completely changing language

I am having trouble changing my language on firefox, I have already changed it in options -> general -> language. But bits and pieces of dutch still remain. I have … (read more)

I am having trouble changing my language on firefox, I have already changed it in options -> general -> language. But bits and pieces of dutch still remain. I have also changed the intl.locale.requested to the correct language but still my problem remains. Examples of where my old language still remains is when I open the menu (the three horizontal bars). All help is appreciated

Asked by didier-damen 5 days ago

Answered by Adithya Krishna 4 days ago

Firefox highlights links

Firefox v69.0 Whenever I click on one of the matches returned from a search, or click on an embedded link, Firefox forever highlights that selection even though I don't w… (read more)

Firefox v69.0 Whenever I click on one of the matches returned from a search, or click on an embedded link, Firefox forever highlights that selection even though I don't want to be reminded months later that I had looked at that site. This is irksome because I can't ever get a clean slate for doing searches. Every similar search will yield a page full of highlighted links I may have used in the past on a topic that is only tangentially related. Also, since this highlighting persists independently of clearing history it entails a severe privacy leak. If anybody who is authorized to use my machine suspects that I may have an interest in, say, pizza dough, they need only do a search for pizza dough on my machine and any link I had ever selected in the past is highlighted, from which links it can be easily determined that I have both an interest in the topic at large and what aspect of the topic in particular appeals to me.

How do I disable this "feature", please?

Asked by pd3462550 4 days ago

How to use custom system fonts on Firefox Developer?

Hello there, I've recently switched from Firefox to Firefox Developer. I've noticed that while in FF, I am able to change the default fonts (such as San-Serif font to Int… (read more)

Hello there,

I've recently switched from Firefox to Firefox Developer. I've noticed that while in FF, I am able to change the default fonts (such as San-Serif font to Inter, and Monospace font to Monaco), but in FF Developer, I am unable to change the fonts to anything but the defaults. Can someone help me fix this issue, or is this issue a feature of FF Developer edition?

Thanks a lot, dodeca12

Asked by dodeca12 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Unable to login to Evernote

I cleared cache and cookies and cannot login to Evernote. Whether I use my username or email address after I click "continue" I get a blank page (see attached). It works … (read more)

I cleared cache and cookies and cannot login to Evernote. Whether I use my username or email address after I click "continue" I get a blank page (see attached). It works fine in Chrome.

Asked by 1023jrp 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Menu Bar with a Unified Look Possible?

Firefox 78.1 ESR W7 Is there any way to get the menu bar to have a unified appearance? Solid background mixed with a transparent one is not very nice looking. It would l… (read more)

Firefox 78.1 ESR W7

Is there any way to get the menu bar to have a unified appearance? Solid background mixed with a transparent one is not very nice looking. It would look much better if the solid background were also transparent. Anyone have a .css or other solution?

Asked by click-click 4 days ago

Last reply by click-click 3 days ago

Adding One-Click Search from sites without OpenSearch

Ages ago, with the separate search bar enabled, Firefox would allow the addition of any "searchable" site to the dropdown options for a search. This option is still avail… (read more)

Ages ago, with the separate search bar enabled, Firefox would allow the addition of any "searchable" site to the dropdown options for a search. This option is still available on specific sites, shown by adding a green + to the search icon (see Capture3.png).

At some point, this addition was "overridden" so that this option was available only to specific sites that have enabled the OpenSearch description within a separate xml file (from my best understanding from my best understanding). I'm sure that there is a security reason for this, but given that there are many sites available that don't have this option for whatever reason, including Wolfram Alpha and Dogpile, I used to be able to still add these sites as one-click searches and I would still like to do so.

If the "Add X"/green + is not available, the only option to add new search engines these days appears to be through the "Find more search engines" link under Options which sends the user to Add-Ons site specifically to search for an applicable add-on.

It doesn't seem like I should have to include an entire Add-on to switch search engines, especially since search engines I'd had from previous Firefox versions seem to have carried over just fine. For example, Thesaurus.com and Wolfram Alpha can't be added on my newer, fresh Firefox installations on other PCs, but I've got Thesaurus.com available from my long-standing profile (Capture4.png).

I've found a method to edit the search.json.mozlz4 file and manually add searches, there must be an easier way to accomplish something that seems relatively simple, and do so without a new add-on.

Asked by kaitco 4 days ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 4 days ago

Reset settings for extension

I am trying to reset the settings for an extension (kee kee), but when I uninstall it and reinstall it the previous settings are still retained. Is there a way to remove … (read more)

I am trying to reset the settings for an extension (kee kee), but when I uninstall it and reinstall it the previous settings are still retained.

Is there a way to remove to stored settings for an extension?

Many thanks, Martin

Asked by martinrpayneuk 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

can't add Yippy.com as default search engine

Yippy.com search engine recommends mozilla firefox and has a large button in the corner to make it default search on mozilla. This does not work and this search bar does … (read more)

Yippy.com search engine recommends mozilla firefox and has a large button in the corner to make it default search on mozilla. This does not work and this search bar does not appear to be an option on mozilla? It is a search bar by IBM powered by Watson. Anyone know whats going on?

Asked by emgiasson 3 days ago

Last reply by Standard8 2 days ago