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Opening .pdf

Thanks guys for screwing up my day with your latest update. I used to be able to download a .pdf and opening it in my ,pdf reader. I NEED to do this for tax reconciliatio… (read more)

Thanks guys for screwing up my day with your latest update. I used to be able to download a .pdf and opening it in my ,pdf reader. I NEED to do this for tax reconciliation purposes. Now your crappy program has decided to open .pdfs in itself and I cant get a downloaded copy any more. What the hell was the programmer thinking? Yes I have gone to Applications and checked that it is set to my .pdf reader. Please fix this before I get fined by the tax office.

Asked by cemax12001 5 months ago

Last reply by Ed Card 2 hours ago

Running Firefox beta along side release - can I have macOS default to one of them?

I'm running both versions of firefox on my mac by renaming the .app for nightly. However, when I click on a link on an application, it seems to default to my nightly vers… (read more)

I'm running both versions of firefox on my mac by renaming the .app for nightly. However, when I click on a link on an application, it seems to default to my nightly version instead of release.

For both versions, the "default browser" setting is enabled. One thing I tried was letting chrome take the default again, and setting it from the release version after. Both versions then showed it checked again. I cannot uncheck it from the beta version.

It seems they might be reporting to the OS as the same app for this purpose.

Another thing I tried was changing the app name in it's Info.plist. Now, I see a new name in the menu bar and it shows as a distinct browser in the OS' "default browser" settings. However, it doesn't seem to solve my issue. All links still open in the Beta, even if the only one currently open is Release.


Is there a way to have it default to the normal version of firefox?

Asked by macsonmacs 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 hours ago

Firefox and popular Dropshipping addons

I am curious as to why Mozilla/Firefox doesn't seem interested in matching Chrome for addons for popular dropshipping apps such as CJDropshipping, DSers and AutoDS. Thes… (read more)

I am curious as to why Mozilla/Firefox doesn't seem interested in matching Chrome for addons for popular dropshipping apps such as CJDropshipping, DSers and AutoDS. These are well catered for in Chrome and allow easy import of products into stores such as Shopify. They save a lot of time for already busy store owners and staff yet Firefox loyalists are forced to switch over and use Chrome to make life easier and save time. For someone who has been using Firefox across both Linux and Windows since it's 2004 launch, it is galling and almost physically debillitating to have to resort to this each time. If I were any good at coding I would surely fix this serious shortcomming.

Please Mozilla look to this and provide us with better options.

Bernie

Asked by ohenenana 5 hours ago

Last reply by Paul 5 hours ago

Request for Implementation of Text Fragments Feature (#:~:text=) in Firefox

Dear Firefox Development Team, I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to request the implementation of a feature in Firefox that I believe would greatly enhanc… (read more)

Dear Firefox Development Team,

I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to request the implementation of a feature in Firefox that I believe would greatly enhance user experience and accessibility on the web. Specifically, I am referring to the text fragment feature (#:~:text=) that is currently supported in browsers based on the Chromium engine, such as Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

The text fragment feature allows users to link directly to specific pieces of text within a webpage, facilitating more precise navigation and making it easier to reference exact portions of content. This is particularly useful for academic citations, sharing specific excerpts from lengthy articles, and improving overall user interaction with web content.

For example, a URL formatted as https://example.com#:~:text=desired%20text%20fragment directs users not just to the page, but to the exact location of the specified text, highlighting it for easy identification. This can save users significant time and improve the efficiency of information retrieval.

Given Firefox's commitment to innovation and user-centric design, I believe that integrating this feature would be a valuable addition. It would not only bring Firefox in line with other major browsers in terms of functionality but also enhance its appeal to users who rely on this precise method of navigation.

I hope you will consider this suggestion and look forward to potentially seeing this feature in a future release of Firefox.

Thank you for your continued dedication to improving the Firefox browser.

Best regards, Grey Ronin

Ps. Sorry, but due to lack of time and somewhat poor English skills this message was generated by AI.

Asked by Grey Ronin 6 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 hours ago

serious tracking protection

hi, when starting firefox, it makes some connections to firebaseinstallations.googleapis.com detectportal.firefox.com app.adjust.com o1069899.ingest.sentry.i… (read more)

hi, when starting firefox, it makes some connections to

   firebaseinstallations.googleapis.com
   detectportal.firefox.com
   app.adjust.com
   o1069899.ingest.sentry.io
   assets.mozilla.net
   contile.services.mozilla.com
   firefox.settings.services.mozilla.com
   incoming.telemetry.mozilla.org
   location.services.mozilla.org

without user-consent. so this is not gdpr-compliant. how can i tell firefox not to connect to these sites? thanks t.

Asked by krupa1 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Migrate complete user profiles from snap to apt install

I need to migrate the complete profile (all settings, bookmarks, passwords etc) from a snap install to an apt install on the same system. Currently I have both versions i… (read more)

I need to migrate the complete profile (all settings, bookmarks, passwords etc) from a snap install to an apt install on the same system. Currently I have both versions installed, but i want to remove the abomination that is snap..

I tried copying ~/snap/firefox/common/.mozilla/firefox files to ~/.mozilla/firefox but that doesnt seem to work. Since this is a multi-user system i dont want to rely on mozilla accounts to sync everything to the cloud.

What do i need to do in order to migrate all the data from one install to another?

Asked by Patrick Winnem 10 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

Error 404

I just updated Firefox & added recommended things. I went to "https://www.cranecu.org/" As soon as I hit the LogIn button I got an "Error 404" message. However, I … (read more)

I just updated Firefox & added recommended things. I went to "https://www.cranecu.org/" As soon as I hit the LogIn button I got an "Error 404" message. However, I called the office help & they suggested I try another browser. I switched to Safari the button works just fine. Any Suggestions? I am not the sharpest tack in the box when it comes to computers so please be simple. Thank You

Asked by JMD 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Change in Tab Behavior

It seems firefox has changed the behavior of tabs. When I go to open a closed tab, I see a list of all the tabs that have been closed from every window. I want to restore… (read more)

It seems firefox has changed the behavior of tabs. When I go to open a closed tab, I see a list of all the tabs that have been closed from every window. I want to restore the previous behavior where "recently closed tabs" only shows the tabs that were closed in the current window. I saw some about:config settings, but I'm not sure what they do and I don't want to end up losing the tab history all together.

Thanks

Asked by sugarcookie 13 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Stop Facebook from tracking me in Private Browsing

I installed the Facebook Container some time ago. But recently realized that Facebook is tracking me, because I'm getting targeted adds on FB. I have also had Firefox s… (read more)

I installed the Facebook Container some time ago. But recently realized that Facebook is tracking me, because I'm getting targeted adds on FB. I have also had Firefox set to always use Private Browsing. Today I discovered that the Facebook Container dose not work in Private Browsing. SO, What is the best way to keep FB and others out of my business (short of not using FB)? All this time I thought I was protecting myself and I have not been. HELP!

MacBook Air M1

Asked by sek5678-it02 21 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

No voice input support

Hello Firefox community, I'm not sure if this is an issue or a suggestion. The thing is, I bought a chatbot which supports voice input. Every Chromium browser displays t… (read more)

Hello Firefox community,

I'm not sure if this is an issue or a suggestion. The thing is, I bought a chatbot which supports voice input. Every Chromium browser displays the respective input icon and works great. Sadly, Firefox, my favorite browser and the one I use to promote, won't even display this icon.

I just wanted to comment about this because it makes me sad.

Firefox: https://snipboard.io/VjuR5F.jpg

All the rest: https://snipboard.io/lnaNXi.jpg

Asked by CarlosTorch 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 13 hours ago

Outdated version Firefox

Get message saying using an outdated version of Firefox even though I have upgraded every time one available. Message is trying to force me into setting up a new profile… (read more)

Get message saying using an outdated version of Firefox even though I have upgraded every time one available. Message is trying to force me into setting up a new profile.

Asked by grtalley 21 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 13 hours ago

Disney+ PiP Subtitles not Appearing

Hello, The subtitles aren't appearing in the PiP pop out when the original video is Disney+, but they're working on Netflix, Amazon, and YouTube. Is there a way to fix… (read more)

Hello,

The subtitles aren't appearing in the PiP pop out when the original video is Disney+, but they're working on Netflix, Amazon, and YouTube. Is there a way to fix this? I looked around in the settings and couldn't find anything.

Thanks!

Asked by alxroja 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 13 hours ago

Frozen private tab with history

Hi I had some tabs open in private browsing which have frozen. Each tab has history but won't let me go back or forward. I have tried closing the tabs and pressing undo a… (read more)

Hi I had some tabs open in private browsing which have frozen. Each tab has history but won't let me go back or forward. I have tried closing the tabs and pressing undo as this sometimes works but it didn't help. I really don't want to lose the tab history as it is in private browsing so won't be saved in history. Does anyone know a way to restore the tabs?

Asked by mag.less23 19 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 13 hours ago

Avast One is continually issuing threats from Firefox itself

I have attached a screenshot of this error which keeps appearing when Firefox is running. It is pointing to a contamination in Firefox itself, not a particular website, t… (read more)

I have attached a screenshot of this error which keeps appearing when Firefox is running. It is pointing to a contamination in Firefox itself, not a particular website, though the latest Firefox also will not load X.com even with Tracking Protection turned off for the site. I ran a scan and found nothing. I also cleared browsing objects from Firefox, and I still get this popup threat warning. It appears to be triggered by something in Firefox code. It says it is from https://services.disconnect.me/disconnect-plaintext.json from the process /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox. This began when I updated Firefox to 126.0 (64-bit) on MacOS Sonoma 14.5.

Asked by stevegoldfield 1 day ago

Last reply by tinatgeezas 19 hours ago