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When clicking on a custom shortcut for Private Browsing window, Firefox opens a regular window next to it

Hello! I am using Firefox ESR in Linux Mint 18.3 32-bit. For convenience, a few years ago I've created a start menu (main menu) shortcut to quickly open a Private Browsi… (read more)

Hello! I am using Firefox ESR in Linux Mint 18.3 32-bit. For convenience, a few years ago I've created a start menu (main menu) shortcut to quickly open a Private Browsing window. Before the recent switch from ESR branch 78 to 91 this shortcut was working as intended, but now, it opens a Private Browsing window and a regular browsing window. Here, I've made a short video about this issue that should help to better explain everything https://youtu.be/ccioyh0gJxA https://youtu.be/ccioyh0gJxA To some, this might seem like a non-issue, but I'd like to have a shortcut that would allow me to launch a Private Browsing window and a Private Browsing window alone.

Asked by Firefox-VM 1 hour ago

How do i extrack extension to keep in a local file on my home PC ?

I know that a extension, ones that add functionality can be installed from a local file on my PC but i need to know how to extract the extension and store it on my home P… (read more)

I know that a extension, ones that add functionality can be installed from a local file on my PC but i need to know how to extract the extension and store it on my home PC ? I know there are scripts available but i don`t remember where.

Asked by Adam 3 hours ago

Firefox wont load unless i clear history

Firefox doesnt load websites all of a sudden on my windows10 machine. I type a new website address and it just stays on the same site i was in. I try a new tab but no use… (read more)

Firefox doesnt load websites all of a sudden on my windows10 machine. I type a new website address and it just stays on the same site i was in. I try a new tab but no use.

Thru trial and error, i learnt that i click Menu->history->Clear history and then it works.

I have reset firefox and still it does not work. 94.0.01(64-bit version) is what i am running.

Driving me nuts..

Asked by srengarajan 2 weeks ago

Last reply by srengarajan 5 hours ago

Can't Sign-Out of Firefox Account

I'm trying to sign-in to my Firefox account, but it won't let me as I'm still signed-in on another device. The other device is my old SSD which failed and can't access a… (read more)

I'm trying to sign-in to my Firefox account, but it won't let me as I'm still signed-in on another device. The other device is my old SSD which failed and can't access anymore. How do I sign-out of the old SSD so I can get access to my Firefox account on my new SSD?

Asked by Graham Coutts 12 hours ago

Last reply by Graham Coutts 8 hours ago

How do I increase the font size of the header?

How do I increase the font size of the header? It doesn't change when I increase the size of the page display. All I can find on here is archived information that doesn't… (read more)

How do I increase the font size of the header? It doesn't change when I increase the size of the page display. All I can find on here is archived information that doesn't help with the problem.

Asked by pogsinternet 9 hours ago

How to disable the giant "Search with DuckDuckGo" banner that appears on typing "d" in the URL bar?

Firefox 91 See screenshot. I've been a Firefox user since the days of 2.0. I know what DuckDuckGo is, what search is, what it does and how to use it. I've set this sear… (read more)

Firefox 91

See screenshot.

I've been a Firefox user since the days of 2.0. I know what DuckDuckGo is, what search is, what it does and how to use it. I've set this search engine up myself! I don't need a tutorial.

How can I disable this misfeature?

Thanks, Alex

Asked by Alex 1 month ago

Last reply by Alex 17 hours ago

Constant freezing on 94.0.2

I have to restart the browser several times a day, to the point where the bloody thing is barely usable. Windows 10 Amd Ryzen 7 5800X, Gigabyte X570 Aorus Elite, G.SKILL … (read more)

I have to restart the browser several times a day, to the point where the bloody thing is barely usable.

Windows 10 Amd Ryzen 7 5800X, Gigabyte X570 Aorus Elite, G.SKILL FlareX 32gb 3200

Asked by snikky 1 day ago

Last reply by snikky 1 day ago

Unlock Firefox

On my Android i was at Add account i chose google Exchange i was instructed to then enter an email nut under the at a box opened up saying Unlock Firefox what does that m… (read more)

On my Android i was at Add account i chose google Exchange i was instructed to then enter an email nut under the at a box opened up saying Unlock Firefox what does that mean? i am able to access my account no problem. what am i supposed to unlock?

Asked by gobatt 1 day ago

Cannot print - with canon default printer in Firefox, or print emails

On Monday last, whilst printing email information my firefox connection disappeared. I later recovered the site, however now have no connection with my default printer C… (read more)

On Monday last, whilst printing email information my firefox connection disappeared. I later recovered the site, however now have no connection with my default printer Cannon 6300 seies and my printer. Also unable to remove the item I wished to print when the site was down in print list, have removed other items in print list with no problem. Now cannot not only remove item from print list, also cannot print using Firefox Browser on default printer. Have spent some time trying to solve situation. Any assistance which can be supplied would be gratefully received. Also now problems with printing from Windows office in Word, and Excel?

Could be block issue due to being unable to clear print list?

Thank you in anticipation of your assistance and support regarding these issues.

Kind regards Anne

AHS - Scotland

Asked by AHS 1 day ago

video doesn't load and/or play

(Firefox 94.0; Fedora 34; Gnome) When I go to some video websites and click the play button, I see the little circular thing in the image are spinning, indicating that th… (read more)

(Firefox 94.0; Fedora 34; Gnome)

When I go to some video websites and click the play button, I see the little circular thing in the image are spinning, indicating that the video is loading. But it never stops and it never plays. Also, the pause button does not have any effect; the loading indicator keeps spinning. Example website: "https://proclassictv.com/" (both with "The Rifleman" and "My Favorite Martian" episodes. I've tried this on a few of the videos available there. Same result. I've tried this with add-ons enabled and with add-ons disabled (current session). I've seen this in a few other websites also. I don't know if the problem is my system, Firefox, or the host website.

I am able to view youtube videos with no problems.

How do I get the videos to play?

Thank-you.

Asked by home user 5 days ago

Last reply by home user 1 day ago

Failed to register/update a ServiceWorker for scope ‘http://localhost:3000/. Storage access is restricted in this context due to user settings or private browsing mode.

I am working with a service-worker, and installation fails in firefox developer edition v95. It gives me this error message saying I have configured something to restrict… (read more)

I am working with a service-worker, and installation fails in firefox developer edition v95. It gives me this error message saying I have configured something to restrict storage space. But I have the default setting and in "normal" firefox in version 94 it works fine. Is is annoying bc I am unable to use firefox as my development browser. any idea of what might be happening?

Asked by Joel 1 day ago

does copy/paste from inside linux container to google calendar or email?

I'm exploring the potential problems working inside & outside Linux container on Chromebook. I realize that there are generous app options within Linux, but am conce… (read more)

I'm exploring the potential problems working inside & outside Linux container on Chromebook. I realize that there are generous app options within Linux, but am concerned that switching over to linux would complicate my life, working with my non-Linux collaborators.

Asked by poliakof 4 days ago

Last reply by poliakof 1 day ago

When backing up profile, a message displays that source path too long

I've backed up my profile many times with nary a problem. Tonight, while attempting to copy it, the attached message was displayed. Typical for a Microsoft error message,… (read more)

I've backed up my profile many times with nary a problem. Tonight, while attempting to copy it, the attached message was displayed. Typical for a Microsoft error message, it was most unhelpful. No clue as to which file name is the offender.

Asked by doniel 1 day ago

Last reply by doniel 1 day ago

Closing Firefox account associated with deactivated email

Hi there, I have a Firefox account which was registered using an email associated with a company I no longer work for. Since I have left the company, that email is inacti… (read more)

Hi there,

I have a Firefox account which was registered using an email associated with a company I no longer work for. Since I have left the company, that email is inactive and I can no longer access it. This means that when I attempt to log into Firefox with that account, I cannot enter the verification / 2FA code because I cannot access the email.

Is there anyway I can close that Firefox account anyway? I do have the Firefox recovery key for that account though. I just wish for all the data associated with said account to be deleted.

Thanks

Asked by croslandjozef 1 day ago

Firefox claims my account was disconnected. That was not done by me. Comcast lost my accounts at the beginning of the 2021.

Firefox claims my account (*****@comcast.net) was disconnected. This was not done by me. At the beginning of 2021, Comcast lost my email accounts, and I have not been a… (read more)

Firefox claims my account (*****@comcast.net) was disconnected. This was not done by me. At the beginning of 2021, Comcast lost my email accounts, and I have not been able to retrieve them. I called Comcast, and they found 3,000 of my emails, but I am still not able to retrieve them. Comcast says my email accounts have not been disconnected.

Asked by gailfernk 1 day ago

why does firefox not allow my vanguard access via my log on... it won't open so I can get to it.

see my question above? I called vanguard and they told me that firefox has been giving them problems with account access... how come? can you fix it? it surely ca… (read more)

see my question above? I called vanguard and they told me that firefox has been giving them problems with account access... how come? can you fix it? it surely can't be that hard!!

Asked by slgriffith1 2 days ago

Printing

After getting new FoxFire and when printing from email I get full page printed. When printing from the web through Fox my printed sheet is only 1/4 a page and is located … (read more)

After getting new FoxFire and when printing from email I get full page printed. When printing from the web through Fox my printed sheet is only 1/4 a page and is located on the upper left hand corner of the sheet of paper.

Asked by sjnjd 2 days ago

how would i use the save page as function in firefox with out opening a window in bash

How would i use the save page as function in firefox with out opening a window in bash. So like "firefox --savepage example.com ". Why well i need to download a webpage t… (read more)

How would i use the save page as function in firefox with out opening a window in bash. So like "firefox --savepage example.com ". Why well i need to download a webpage that needs js to load.

Asked by lnee 3 days ago