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Firefox not asking where to download files

I have always had my browser set to ask me where to save anything I'm downloading, as you can see by the attached screenshot. However, every single file I have downloaded… (read more)

I have always had my browser set to ask me where to save anything I'm downloading, as you can see by the attached screenshot. However, every single file I have downloaded for the past 2-3 days has first gone into my Downloads folder instead, forcing me to re-download the file in order to get it into the correct folder. If this was for personal usage, I wouldn't care, but having to continually download business files is getting old very very quickly. Firefox has been my default browser for the better part of two decades. I really don't want to switch to Chrome or Safari just because Firefox won't let a power user customize their usage experience.

Asked by cmjross1 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

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How to disable the pop-up from a complete download

Ever since the last update, every time I download something on Firefox this download tab pops up every time when the new download is complete. Ive tried disabling every e… (read more)

Ever since the last update, every time I download something on Firefox this download tab pops up every time when the new download is complete. Ive tried disabling every extension, Ive tried the about:config solution I found on this page, setting it to "false" and I havent been able to find anything in tools or settings.. but nothing disables it and its getting annoying. Ive had Firefox for years and this has never happened before.

Asked by jos.bonilla 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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"Your browser can't play this video" on YouTube

Hello! Just installed Ubuntu 20.04.4 on my laptop and now find that I'm not able to watch some YouTube videos on Firefox 97. It seems mainly just live streams that I can'… (read more)

Hello! Just installed Ubuntu 20.04.4 on my laptop and now find that I'm not able to watch some YouTube videos on Firefox 97. It seems mainly just live streams that I can't watch. When I go to one it shows "Your browser can't play this video...Learn more" in the video window. Clicking Learn More takes me to a page that doesn't explain what the problem is. Any idea what the fix might be? The same videos play just fine on other devices on my network. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by kdpryor 5 months ago

Answered by kdpryor 5 months ago

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Importing Passwords and History From Safari

I've read all the articles here about importing my passwords and history, but the Import Wizard is ONLY giving me the option to import my bookmarks. Even if I can't get t… (read more)

I've read all the articles here about importing my passwords and history, but the Import Wizard is ONLY giving me the option to import my bookmarks. Even if I can't get the browsing history I need to be able to migrate my (extensive) password list.

I've exported my Safari passwords as a .csv file, but there doesn't seem to be an option to import a .csv file.

The page here regarding it says the feature is 'disabled by default' but does not say it's unavailable and I can't find clear instructions for how to activate the feature so that I can import my passwords. Can anybody help?

Asked by jayson3 5 months ago

Answered by jayson3 5 months ago

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Firefox Tabs

duplicate of /questions/1386208 earlier thread that was moved from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to (desktop) Firefox section as you have macOS I keep getting this pa… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1386208 earlier thread that was moved from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to (desktop) Firefox section as you have macOS

I keep getting this page (see attached) every time I search for something on the newest Firefox. I have reinstalled the app and restarted my mac mini

Asked by pattibca 58 minutes ago

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show sound icon on playing tab without having to hover it, just like opera does out of the box.

it's extremely annoying to have to stop what i'm doing and play "lets find the active tab" when i have tons of youtube videos qued in open tabs. in opera, the logic is th… (read more)

it's extremely annoying to have to stop what i'm doing and play "lets find the active tab" when i have tons of youtube videos qued in open tabs. in opera, the logic is there out of the box, but in firefox, it doesn't exist. why such logic wouldn't exist is beyond me, but i see this as an annoying problem that needs fixed. i want to simply glance up at the tabs and see which one is playing without having to spend time digging through the open tabs to find the one that's playing or having to freakin memorize which one it was i don't have time for that.

i followed the guide in this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1291998 i did exactly everything as instructed but it did absolutely nothing, no change at all.

Asked by seikavx 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 20 hours ago

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Okay to copy profile from Win 10 to Win 11 and then back to Win 10?

I'm currently using a Windows 10 desktop computer most of the time, but will need to use a Windows 11 laptop for research travel several times over the next several month… (read more)

I'm currently using a Windows 10 desktop computer most of the time, but will need to use a Windows 11 laptop for research travel several times over the next several months.

Will it be possible to copy my profile from Win 10 to the Win 11 computer, use the Win 11 computer for a few weeks, and then copy the profile back to the Win 10 computer?

Or is there something different about Firefox working with Win 10 or Win 11 that would keep this from working for me?

(BTW: Using Sync would probably not be feasible.)

Advice will be much appreciated!

Asked by K in NC 1 day ago

Answered by Paul 1 day ago

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Popups not working

I am trying to open the chat for Notion support (Intercom) but it just does not work on Firefox. It works on Chromium browsers and I have tried turning the popup blocker … (read more)

I am trying to open the chat for Notion support (Intercom) but it just does not work on Firefox. It works on Chromium browsers and I have tried turning the popup blocker off from privacy settings, add Notion to exceptions but it still is not working.

Asked by Amay 1 day ago

Answered by RobertJ 1 day ago

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08/13/22 = Missing Firefox icon on taskbar

I haven't used this laptop (Win10) in a few days, but FFox just updated to 103.0.2 and the icon in the taskbar is no longer there. It's a "blank page" looking thing. Wow.… (read more)

I haven't used this laptop (Win10) in a few days, but FFox just updated to 103.0.2 and the icon in the taskbar is no longer there. It's a "blank page" looking thing. Wow. After years of having FFox in my taskbar, I'm surprised by how disorienting this is. LOL.

I unpinned from the taskbar, and the icon appeared for a half second before it went away. Re-pinned, and the blank page icon is back. Creating a shortcut for the desktop works just fine, but I'm used to the taskbar.

Obviously, I can deal with this, but I thought y'all should know that this broke in the last update. At least, for me, it did.

Thanks,

 -- Lucy

Asked by xyz10 2 days ago

Answered by RobertJ 1 day ago

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Firefox browser closing/crashing

I have noticed issues with; when I download an attachment, i.e.graphics file, that the browser closes. I have my emails configured where Yahoo and gmail available by sele… (read more)

I have noticed issues with; when I download an attachment, i.e.graphics file, that the browser closes.

I have my emails configured where Yahoo and gmail available by selecting. Sometimes Yahoo mail will close and Gmail will remain open, Firefox doesn't crash but somehow closes either gmail or yahoo but not both???

Asked by Bill Pettit 2 days ago

Answered by Paul 2 days ago

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Yahoo Mail no longer working after latest release - need to use another browser...

I can no longer use Yahoo Mail on Firefox and have had to move to Chrome and Bing in the short term. 1) Contacts no longer show up when starting to compose a mail 2) Writ… (read more)

I can no longer use Yahoo Mail on Firefox and have had to move to Chrome and Bing in the short term.

1) Contacts no longer show up when starting to compose a mail

2) Writing a mail - the CTRL key no longer work. CTRL I opens a Page Info CTRL B Opens Bookmarks etc....

3) None of the buttons work at the top -Move -Delete -Spam

Basically, Firefox is useless for Yahoo Mail now!

Firefox is normally the best, but not yesterday or today.

Hope it can be fixed soon.

-D

Asked by davidforster 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

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Firefox Headers and Menu bar to large Windows 11 but ok Windows 10

Firefox using Windows 11 the Top Menu bar takes up to much real estate. But running same Browser on Windows 10 it works fine. How can I reduce the top Menu Bar so I can s… (read more)

Firefox using Windows 11 the Top Menu bar takes up to much real estate. But running same Browser on Windows 10 it works fine. How can I reduce the top Menu Bar so I can see more of Web page as far to big on Windows 11? Any ideas help appreciated. Does anyone know of a cure.? Check the attached image or Images for proof. Even some web pages its far to wide to fit screen.

Asked by twinjenz 2 days ago

Answered by RobertJ 2 days ago

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Can't log in to Google acc with Firefox DevEd

When I try to log in to any Google "Ecosystem" (i.e Gmail, Youtube etc.) I see it (check screenshot below). I'll use Firefox Developer Edition. In vanilla Firefox and oth… (read more)

When I try to log in to any Google "Ecosystem" (i.e Gmail, Youtube etc.) I see it (check screenshot below). I'll use Firefox Developer Edition. In vanilla Firefox and other browsers, everything works as usual.

Asked by ImmortalDoge 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

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Double spacing in Bookmarks Menu and sidebars is back

So, the old problem of double spacing is back. Luckily only on bookmarks menu and sidebar, but even so it's annoying. Has there been any progress with finding a solution … (read more)

So, the old problem of double spacing is back. Luckily only on bookmarks menu and sidebar, but even so it's annoying.

Has there been any progress with finding a solution for this perennial nuisance?

Also, the userchrome.css fixes I've used previously don't seem to be working. What's the latest fix to be used?

Asked by kuopiofi 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Scrolling lagging on every website

I get so choppy scrolling that my eyes hurt after few minutes. Doesn't happen on Chrome or Edge. It is most noticable on YouTube. It feels like it's running at 15fps … (read more)

I get so choppy scrolling that my eyes hurt after few minutes. Doesn't happen on Chrome or Edge. It is most noticable on YouTube. It feels like it's running at 15fps

Asked by SpookieGames 3 days ago

Answered by SpookieGames 1 day ago