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Backspace keyboard button not working in Firefox 87

Hello, I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the pa… (read more)

Hello,

I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the past if I'm not using a mouse on my laptop and had to click on the back button in the toolbar with the trackpad. I'm not too sure of why that happened with the upgrade and was a little surprised about that. Hope I can be able to get around this in some way if one of you know anything about this. Thanks.

Asked by Anduma22 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

"Clear Recent History" window doesn't close automatically

Hello, after an internet session I'm using the "Clear Recent History" (STRG+SHIFT+Delete) function. Sometimes this window doesn't close automatically, when I'm click the … (read more)

Hello,

after an internet session I'm using the "Clear Recent History" (STRG+SHIFT+Delete) function. Sometimes this window doesn't close automatically, when I'm click the OK-Button.

Is this a BUG?

Best regards

Thomas

Asked by thomas.kelso 2 weeks ago

Last reply by thomas.kelso 14 hours ago

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Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

My ISP is Plusnet. When I try to access their website using Firefox browser I get the following error: ===== Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connecti… (read more)

My ISP is Plusnet. When I try to access their website using Firefox browser I get the following error:

=====

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to webmail.plus.net. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s).

Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the web site owners to inform them of this problem.
=======

I have reported the problem to Plusnet but they say 'not our problem'. Their reason being that the problem does not occur using Google Chrome.

Can you help please?

Asked by scm999 2 weeks ago

Answered by scm999 2 days ago

Bookmarks sync

Hi, I am unable to sync up the bookmarks from my previous mac to new one. I've synced the bookmarks on firefox account and am able to view them on my mobile when logged i… (read more)

Hi, I am unable to sync up the bookmarks from my previous mac to new one. I've synced the bookmarks on firefox account and am able to view them on my mobile when logged in.

I am however finding it impossible to sync on macbook even after signing in.

Asked by Sai Krishna 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Weird looking text in some websites.

Hi, this happens in some of the webpages that I visited recently. The font looks pretty weird here. But when I select that text and copy it and paste it somewhere else, i… (read more)

Hi, this happens in some of the webpages that I visited recently. The font looks pretty weird here. But when I select that text and copy it and paste it somewhere else, it fixes up. If anyone could help me fix this that would be awesome. Thanks!

Asked by styhoke1 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Lock up going to https site

When I go to maps.google.com the screen pauses and does not go to the site until I refresh or reselect the bookmark. The about:networking shows maps.google.com as port 80… (read more)

When I go to maps.google.com the screen pauses and does not go to the site until I refresh or reselect the bookmark. The about:networking shows maps.google.com as port 80. The site is https and I am using D.O.H. so I would not expect to see any port 80 value for maps.google.com.

Is this a known bug?

Asked by Mace2 5 days ago

Last reply by Mace2 3 days ago

Website unblocking

Why is Firefox blocking Flickr and Tumblr without my permission. I reinstalled Google Chrome as a proxy and then was able to login but a day later I was blocked again sin… (read more)

Why is Firefox blocking Flickr and Tumblr without my permission.

I reinstalled Google Chrome as a proxy and then was able to login but a day later I was blocked again since Firefox is the default browser on my PC. Frustrating to say the least. Firefox does not have carte blanche authority to block sites without consulting these sites' customers first. The URL shield is grey and when I switch it off it has the line through it but still will not load.

Suggestions please?

Asked by jpe61star 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Always crashes when accessing online banking

My Mozilla occasionally crashes on various websites but this is rarely a big deal and is usually restored without further problem. However, when trying to access my onlin… (read more)

My Mozilla occasionally crashes on various websites but this is rarely a big deal and is usually restored without further problem. However, when trying to access my online banking (Co-operative and Smile) it crashes repeatedly after a few seconds, making these sites unusable. Anyone got any ideas why this specific site is a problem and how to overcome it?

My cookie cache is erased every time firefox closes and I only have Ecosia as an Add on. My security setting was strict but I changed it to standard. This had no effect. I'm not very familiar with Linux so a simple explanation would be appreciated!

Thanks in advance

P.S; The crash reports fail to submit. I don't know if this is related.

Asked by leicestergreensteve 4 weeks ago

Last reply by leicestergreensteve 4 days ago

Colors differences between FF and other browsers :(

Hi, Is there something I can change in my FF parameters to get same colors than Chrome ? Is there a particular option to "fix" ? See in my screenshot the blue gradient co… (read more)

Hi,

Is there something I can change in my FF parameters to get same colors than Chrome ? Is there a particular option to "fix" ?

See in my screenshot the blue gradient color starts at top with #4fbefe and color render change from Firefox to other browsers !

Asked by Raffi M. 1 month ago

Last reply by Raffi M. 4 days ago

trouble accessing Centurylink.net email

for over a week I have not been able to access my Centurylink.net email.. when I have logged in and click the email button, the page brought up has a different URL than … (read more)

for over a week I have not been able to access my Centurylink.net email.. when I have logged in and click the email button, the page brought up has a different URL than usual and page is blank. my email will work fine with the MS Edge browser. I have two computers, one using windows 7 and the other windows 10 and neither computer with the firefox browser will work for my email. everything else works fine in firefox. when I called centurylink last Monday they claim the problem is not on their end. I've cleared the cache and that didn't help. One computer is using Malwarebytes, but not the other. frustrated!

Asked by s.ludtke 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

How can I export bookmark data with dates to a table or csv file? (On a Mac)

I'm trying to find a way to put my bookmark library into a table/excel so I can do date-accessed analysis. I can see the date columns in the library view in firefox, but … (read more)

I'm trying to find a way to put my bookmark library into a table/excel so I can do date-accessed analysis. I can see the date columns in the library view in firefox, but need to be able to manipulate so I see only sites accessed in 2019. I don't know java, SQL, or any other coding/database language, other than Excel lookup formulas. Any tools/suggestions welcome.

Asked by styler1 6 days ago

Last reply by styler1 5 days ago

Feature Request: Password protect "Logins and Passwords"

First off, I tried to submit this using the "Submit Feedback" feature of the browser, but it's disabled right now, so I can't. Hopefully this works, or someone can tell m… (read more)

First off, I tried to submit this using the "Submit Feedback" feature of the browser, but it's disabled right now, so I can't. Hopefully this works, or someone can tell me another way to request a feature from the developers.

I also know that I can use the Master Password feature to protect my passwords, but that's too extreme for my liking. I'm looking for a middle ground, where I don't have to enter my master password every time I want to use the browser, but I do want to enter it as a requirement for viewing my passwords in plain text.

Master password also seems to be blocking automatic log in on a lot of websites, so it is doubly annoying. :)

I've seen other people mention they would like this as well, so I think it would be a good thing to implement, which really wouldn't be too difficult to do.

Asked by nik16 6 days ago

Last reply by nik16 5 days ago

How to customize picture-in-picture default size of the video?

When picture-in-picture is invoked, it opens video small window. In the past it was a super tiny window, then after some updates it increased in size, then it went small … (read more)

When picture-in-picture is invoked, it opens video small window. In the past it was a super tiny window, then after some updates it increased in size, then it went small again. The proportions of the window are also useless for most YT vids.

Basically, every time I use picture-in-picture I have to resize it. This is tirin. Is there a way to customize the start size of it like:

- set start size ...x... - remember the last size - auto-size based on the video proportions, set to 1/4 or 1/5 or 1/3, etc.

and so on.

Currently this picture in picture is more annoying then helpful because it require constant manipulation of the picture size. Annoying as hell.

Asked by Michał 5 days ago

All Favicons lost in bookmark bar

Hello Suddenly, all the favicons for my bookmarks are lost. Maybe it's because of a HP Cleaning tool. However: Why doesn't Firefox "reload" the favicons when I open the b… (read more)

Hello

Suddenly, all the favicons for my bookmarks are lost. Maybe it's because of a HP Cleaning tool.

However: Why doesn't Firefox "reload" the favicons when I open the bookmarks? Can I force the favicons to be re-loaded?

I am thankful for any help. Thanks already in advance for all the very nice supporters here!

Asked by FunFlyer 3 weeks ago

Last reply by FunFlyer 5 days ago

Again 8K and 4k youtube videos stuttering

This is really getting annoying. Again the 4k and 8k videos on Youtube are stutturing, saw some some improvement with Firefox 87 at least on the 4k videos. For example th… (read more)

This is really getting annoying. Again the 4k and 8k videos on Youtube are stutturing, saw some some improvement with Firefox 87 at least on the 4k videos. For example this video in 8k does not work at all, audio works fine and it stutters totally showing a single different frame every 10 secs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LxsViMm25o&t=54s&ab_channel=AroundTheWorld4K . My pc is running Win 10 64-bit, 8gb of ram and all with all drivers\os up to date. As usual no issue with Google Chrome while reproducing the above video in 8k.

CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz 4 Cores GPU - AMD Radeon R7 200 Series with 2gb.

Pls fix.

Asked by Michael 1 month ago

Last reply by Vper3495 6 days ago

suddenly web gl is not working. Restart your browser is useless

Message of web gl won't let me play games on fb. It says restart browser. Not.....I uninstalled reinstalled ff and it worked for maybe 20 minutes, and I had to continu… (read more)

Message of web gl won't let me play games on fb. It says restart browser. Not.....I uninstalled reinstalled ff and it worked for maybe 20 minutes, and I had to continually start over. I was in Fish World and Crush. Now it will not work again!

Asked by VLM 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

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FF profile choice problem on Linux Mint with Claws email

I have three FF profiles on my Linux Mint 19.3 system (work, not-work and one for e-tail). Somehow the problem only appeared after I added that last one. All profiles hav… (read more)

I have three FF profiles on my Linux Mint 19.3 system (work, not-work and one for e-tail). Somehow the problem only appeared after I added that last one. All profiles have the same syntax; I checked the files. Neither one is set to be the dominant one. Typically, I don't use more than one at a time.

I also use Claws mail. Whenever I get any mail with a link I want to check out, I just used to click on that link and it opened in a new tab in the FF browser profile that was currently open. Similarly, whenever I wanted to see the HTML version of a mail, I right-clicked on the html-icon and chose open. Again, it picked the open browser.

Now, though, whenever I pick either one of those options above, I get the "Choose User Profile" box. If I pick the profile that is currently open, I get an error telling me that it's already running.

Since I mostly read email when I use the no-work FF profile, I tried to add "firefox -P NotWork -no-remote --class NotWorkProfile" but that also resulted in the choose user profile box to open.

My current work-around is to copy the link and open it in a new tab, or pull the whole mail into the tab to see the HTML version. Quite annoying.

Is there any way to get it to ignore all other profiles but the currently open one? Thank you for anyone who has an idea. Let me know if there's anything else I may add to explain the situation.

[My apologies if this isn't the right forum; I'm also attempting to ask this question in the Linux Mint and Claws forums, if those exist.]

Asked by addicted2h 4 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Last upgrade of Firefox 87 - lost all passwords

The last upgrade of Firefox (now 87) has deleted all of my passwords for all my logins. And now even when I select save, the passwords are not saving. Does anyone have so… (read more)

The last upgrade of Firefox (now 87) has deleted all of my passwords for all my logins. And now even when I select save, the passwords are not saving. Does anyone have some advice on how to be able to fix saving passwords? Thx!!

Asked by cher2 1 week ago