Library Panel's Increasing Minimum Size Has Become a Workflow Interuption Issue

The minimum size of the Library panel has been getting larger and larger. It can no longer be resized so that it can be fully visible on the desktop when other windows ar… (read more)

The minimum size of the Library panel has been getting larger and larger. It can no longer be resized so that it can be fully visible on the desktop when other windows are open to 1:1 size. The issue first started nine months ago. It was troublesome then, forcing me to use extra hand motions and mouse clicks just to get a fraction of a seconds worth of information.

In other words, Firefox has made it more difficult to retrieve important information that used to be available at a glance. I have determined that Firefox has rewritten their programming to intentionally do this to us. WHY?

Please make the Library Panel box fully resizable again. It is becoming a make or break issue for me. Stop tinkering around. You had perfection, now it is ruined. I do not want the window buried, partially obscured, or on top of any other window. It should have equal rights with other fully resizable elements.

Asked by caribgoodies 1 week ago

Last reply by Kogaku 1 week ago

Library window cannot be sized smaller than HUGE, Firefox 107.0 64 bit Windows 10 Pro

After updating to 107.0 -- I've been getting update notices every couple of days lately -- I am unable to size the Library window to a dimension smaller than IMMENSE. I g… (read more)

After updating to 107.0 -- I've been getting update notices every couple of days lately -- I am unable to size the Library window to a dimension smaller than IMMENSE.

I generally have a lot of open windows on my screen -- browser windows, file folders, Notepad files, and so forth. I keep the Library window's Downloads section open, sized to display ONE download. In the rare event that I am keeping more than one download visible (I generally "Clear Downloads" after moving a newly downloaded file from my Downloads dir to its destination dir), then they will scroll vertically.

Suddenly, I find that I am now unable to shoehorn the relatively small Library window (sized to hold ONE download) between my Downloads dir (above Library) and my "Next" dir (below the Library window), containing a list of bookmarks I plan on loading.

I am using my machine for research, and I have worked out this system and have been successfully using it for several years now.

By "now" I of course mean "then" -- argh...

I have looked through the browser.download section via about.config. The only possible suspect I could find was browser.download.improvements_to_download_panel -- but, changing it to False did nothing.

I really do not appreciate this "stealth misfeature" (it does NOT show up in the documented list of changes to this version), and if there is ANY way to revert to NORMAL behavior, I would really appreciate knowing about it.

A paternalistic "we know best" attitude, LOCKING ME OUT of the ability to resize a window -- other than to make it LARGER -- well, I want to keep a civil tone, so I won't say how I feel about that, other than to point out that in an earlier life I was a developer, and I am well aware than this sort of sizing restriction is something that must be INTENTIONALLY coded. It doesn't "just happen by itself."

Someone at Mozilla DECIDED to impose this [redacted] on the world.

I guess I will now see if I can find the FTP site to back down one version and hope there are no backward-compatibility issues. As to FUTURE updates (please note that I did not say upGRADE), I am at a loss to figure how to handle them.

This is SO [redacted] frustrating!

Here (attached image) is what I am talking about. This is now the SMALLEST size I am ALLOWED to size the window!

Asked by Kogaku 1 week ago

Last reply by Kogaku 1 week ago

my website does not display

Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.goldeneggfarm.com. Peer’s Certificate has been revoked. Error code: SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE … (read more)

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.goldeneggfarm.com. Peer’s Certificate has been revoked.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE

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

Learn more…

Asked by kate44 3 weeks ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 weeks ago

Youtube doesn't begin playback in latest firefox

I am using windows 10 64. Youtube videos don't play on the latest version of firefox, but do with microsoft edge. The spinning loading circle icon appears but video playb… (read more)

I am using windows 10 64. Youtube videos don't play on the latest version of firefox, but do with microsoft edge. The spinning loading circle icon appears but video playback just doesn't work on any video at all, not even youtube shorts. This seems to be a problem only with firefox version 106.0.1 and 106.0.2 on my system. I downgraded to firefox version 105.0.3 and had no issue with youtube playback.

Asked by wurstchen 4 weeks ago

Last reply by Dropa 4 weeks ago

Scrolling

The scrolling functionality in Firefox on my mouse has suddenly stopped working - please help. Does not scroll down the bookmarks pane. Webpage scroll bar on right of scr… (read more)

The scrolling functionality in Firefox on my mouse has suddenly stopped working - please help. Does not scroll down the bookmarks pane. Webpage scroll bar on right of screen won't work with my mouse, must be dragged down or up the page using cursor.

Asked by martin.birch 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

webcam

I need help connecting a Logitech C920X PRO HD WEBCAM. I have installed OBS Studio software to connect the webcam to my desktop. The immediate purpose I need this camera … (read more)

I need help connecting a Logitech C920X PRO HD WEBCAM. I have installed OBS Studio software to connect the webcam to my desktop. The immediate purpose I need this camera to send a photo of myself to IDMe.com to verify my identity for access to my records. Eventually, I would like to use the webcam for other seemingly useful options such as ZOOM and other teleconferencing software.

When I initiate OBS Studio, I can see ambient sounds being registered by the audio scale on the OBS window graphics. Even though I can see a direct response by the audio graphics, I see no video response by the OBS Studio program.

When I open the Logitech G HUB, I can see myself on screen within this software frame. Thanks Bo Granz [phone# removed from public] [email removed from public]

Asked by bgranz 1 month ago

Confirmation code email

Not receiving confirmation code email. I have checked the spam folder, am checking emails on three devices and have added the Firefox email to my contacts. Have tried 6 t… (read more)

Not receiving confirmation code email. I have checked the spam folder, am checking emails on three devices and have added the Firefox email to my contacts. Have tried 6 times.

Asked by dannyblay 3 months ago

Last reply by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 3 months ago

Two step authetification

I'm trying to sign into/sync Firefox on a new phone. It keeps saying I need to get code from authenticator app. I don't have one! I try to scan IR code from computer, but… (read more)

I'm trying to sign into/sync Firefox on a new phone. It keeps saying I need to get code from authenticator app. I don't have one! I try to scan IR code from computer, but it still requires a code. Sometimes it says it is sending a code to my email address. It does not. I ask it to resend code but it never does. I am logged into Firefox on my computer, is there a way to turn off the authenticator or otherwise solve this problem?

Asked by ToastyMo 3 months ago

Last reply by vc7ybp1nz 5 days ago

Offline mode is online and is still connecting to Internet

Hello everyone, Please test with all versions of Firefox. I was able to reproduce this consistently even after a complete reinstall or reset. For this case, ESR was check… (read more)

Hello everyone,

Please test with all versions of Firefox. I was able to reproduce this consistently even after a complete reinstall or reset. For this case, ESR was checked and surprisingly it stays online even when offline mode is used upon start using profile manager. For this, you can create a new profile and start the browser in offline mode and search something in address bar. At first, you will be greeted with an offline mode message but if you hit refresh then the browser becomes online and the search results are now available. This is not just related to search results but any websites.

Hope you guys can provide some info as this is really unexpected behavior.

Thank you and looking forward to your suggestions

Test specs: Windows 7-10/Linux/Ubuntu Firefox version: ESR 102.5.0/Standard 107.0

Asked by d3nkzplfcx 14 hours ago

Duck Duck Go missing

Duck Duck Go has gone missing from the search function on my Windows 10 desktop and is now showing 'Search with Google or enter address.' I do NOT want to search with Goo… (read more)

Duck Duck Go has gone missing from the search function on my Windows 10 desktop and is now showing 'Search with Google or enter address.' I do NOT want to search with Google. How can I get Duck Duck Go back?

Asked by Doug Buchs 1 day ago

Last reply by Doug Buchs 17 hours ago

  • Solved

Still getting Newsletter Emails after unsubscribing

I have unsubscribed from all newsletter after receiving the first email but days later I'm still getting emails from Firefox (e.g. Superpower #4: See if your info has bee… (read more)

I have unsubscribed from all newsletter after receiving the first email but days later I'm still getting emails from Firefox (e.g. Superpower #4: See if your info has been leaked).

This is an incredibly bad user experience and to my knowledge illegal in the EU.

I'm probably still within that journey but the journey should terminate the moment I clicked unsubscribed.

Asked by jkl123 3 days ago

Answered by Chris 3 days ago

  • Solved

Website Login

On certain websites (HollandAmerica.com and Princess.com) when I login, it tells me I am logged in but then immediately goes back to the login page. Works on Firefox on m… (read more)

On certain websites (HollandAmerica.com and Princess.com) when I login, it tells me I am logged in but then immediately goes back to the login page. Works on Firefox on my WIndows 10 machine, but fails on my new Windows 11 machine.

Asked by rogergiudici 5 days ago

Answered by rogergiudici 4 days ago

AVG Catches CardStealer embedded in Firefox Updater

I just restarted my computer with a Firefox update, and upon rebooting AVG caught the Firefox updater trying to connect to a Card Stealer URL. Please see attached screens… (read more)

I just restarted my computer with a Firefox update, and upon rebooting AVG caught the Firefox updater trying to connect to a Card Stealer URL. Please see attached screenshot.

Asked by jstark2007 6 days ago

Unable to save credit card details for autofill

I'm trying to add a credit card for the "autofill credit cards" feature, but it doesn't seem to work. I fill out the form, and click save, and absolutely nothing happens.… (read more)

I'm trying to add a credit card for the "autofill credit cards" feature, but it doesn't seem to work. I fill out the form, and click save, and absolutely nothing happens. I can cancel the form, but of course the data is lost.

Any ideas?

Asked by Rich vdH 1 week ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 10 hours ago

Import data from another profile

When installing Firefox, there is an option to import data from another browser. That feature is also available in the "Library -> Import and Backup -> Import data … (read more)

When installing Firefox, there is an option to import data from another browser. That feature is also available in the "Library -> Import and Backup -> Import data from Another Browser", and it imports things like Bookmarks and History from another browsers.

As the functionality already exists, is it possible to use that functionality in any way to import Bookmarks and History from a different profile in the same Firefox installation? I want to merge 2 different browsing history (like the old question https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/928204), and looks like using the "Import data from Another Browser" could help if it's possible to use it with another Firefox profile/directory.

Asked by Illian J 1 week ago

Last reply by Illian J 6 days ago