Annoying "get latest firefox developer edition version" popup in search bar.

I have firefox developer edition 88.0b9, I have disabled updates using policies.json(DisableAppUpdate: true), so the infamous "update to the latest version" popup with th… (read more)

I have firefox developer edition 88.0b9, I have disabled updates using policies.json(DisableAppUpdate: true), so the infamous "update to the latest version" popup with the green icon went away. But now it seems there's another form of those popups that firefox employs. And in the search bar this time. Why aren't they disabled by DisableAppUpdate? How can I disable them using about:config or something of the sort? Pretty sure I've got no malware or anything, always been careful about that kind of thing. Don't have many programs installed. Don't have any addons except an adblocker. All the buttons on that annoying popup lead to official mozilla resources: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/update-firefox-latest-release https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/ So what do I do with those popups? I have no intention of updating(I don't want any redesigns, any new functionaly, any other things that would disrupt me and change the stuff I'm used to). Only want to disable those popups. That's the entire reason I used policies.json - to disable those annoying popups. But now another form of them appears.

Asked by xodecam288 2 minutes ago

Several things happen typing

I'm not sure what is causing this, but for a while now I have been having problems when typing and this happens quite a bit now. First I'm not very proficient at typing, … (read more)

I'm not sure what is causing this, but for a while now I have been having problems when typing and this happens quite a bit now. First I'm not very proficient at typing, I use the hunt and peck method, I have to look at the keyboard to type. But it seems like when I hit certain keys like: W, E, R, T, Y or in that area of keys, things happen I do not want. For one, I had to type this in my email and copy and paste here, because the tab that this was open in, kept reloading and I would lose everything I typed. Even in the email, several times when I hit the E R keys a window would pop up asking if I wanted to leave the page. Or what I was typing would show up in the search block at the top of the email screen. When I'm typing out a comment in YouTube, the tab will reload and I lose everything. Sometimes in my gmail account, typing an email to someone, or in another site like YouTube or a companies website typing out a question or answering one, if the tab doesn't reload, a Bing search popup window opens.I thought it might be my keyboard as it was quite old, but I just replaced it with a new one and the problem has gotten worse. I've run a virus scan and every other scan on Avast that I have and there is nothing and Avast is current. I have the Windows 10 Hotkeys turned off. This is getting really annoying. I do not know if it is a Windows problem or a Firefox problem or a computer problem. So far no one has been able to give me an answer.Are there Shortcut Keys in Firefox, more in Windows 10 other than the hot keys, or is there some other program I need to disable?Please Get back with me on this.Robert

Asked by EIBBOR2654 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 minutes ago

How do I change the font for my menu and toolbar?

Hello, I am a dyslexic user and I am trying to change the font of my menu to open-dyslexic, however i cant figureout how and most of the answers here only answer for chan… (read more)

Hello, I am a dyslexic user and I am trying to change the font of my menu to open-dyslexic, however i cant figureout how and most of the answers here only answer for changing the size, but not the actual font for the menu bar. How do I change the font of my tabs, bookmarks, and ect? thank you

Asked by Nafeesa 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 minutes ago

Printing issues since a few updates ago (2 main problems)

OK, sorry if I dont know all the technical jargon but here are a couple issues I have been having. Currently using FF88.0 on Windows 10 Home edition. A few updates ago I… (read more)

OK, sorry if I dont know all the technical jargon but here are a couple issues I have been having. Currently using FF88.0 on Windows 10 Home edition.

A few updates ago I noticed when I go to print a page from the internet (specifically eBay Order Details) it no longer prints the default auction picture as it appears on the screen but enlarges it up to the original download size. This make the shrink to fit option no longer work properly. So in order to get all of the information I need on one page of print I have to constantly change the size from 40-60% to make it work. Frustrating and time wasting.

Second issue: This one just started with the last update. I use a Rollo label printer and I had everything set up where it worked just fine. After the last update it prints half labels and I cant get it to adjust back properly. Huge issue and time waster.

On average I feel like this slows me down 15-30 minutes a day total.

Asked by grf1320 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 21 minutes ago

Texts overlaps on websites!

Hello, I had this problem mostly on 1 site across multiple Windows installs. But now it happens on multiple sites. Text overlap each other. I Am using Windows 10 Pro 20H2… (read more)

Hello,

I had this problem mostly on 1 site across multiple Windows installs. But now it happens on multiple sites. Text overlap each other. I Am using Windows 10 Pro 20H2, Firefox Last stable with only UBlock addon.

I tried: even troubleshoot mode didn't help!

- changing/flushing dns didn't help (heard dns could cause that)

Any idea why is this happening. It doesn't look like site issue, since recently it happened multiple times!

Asked by empleat 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 21 minutes ago

Can't complete two-step authentication enabling process

I have a problem with enabling two-step authentication for my Mozilla account. There have been several questions regarding issues with two-step authentication, but none o… (read more)

I have a problem with enabling two-step authentication for my Mozilla account. There have been several questions regarding issues with two-step authentication, but none of them applies to my case, so I started another one.

When I try to enable 2SA, there are seemingly no problems. When I scan the QR code and enter the 6-digit security code, I don't get the "invalid two-step authentication code" message. I do get the 8 10-digit recovery codes. After I enter one of them I get a prompt saying "Two-step authentication enabled" (see attachment), but nothing else happens. It seems like the process is stuck here and isn't completed.

I have tried setting 2SA from my profile settings (https://accounts.firefox.com/settings) too, but when I logout and login again, it says Not Set.

I wouldn't normally use 2SA at all if it hasn't been made mandatory for logging into Add-ons (addons.mozilla.org). Now, I'm locked out of my Add-ons account and can't access my extensions!

Asked by dimithrandir 1 day ago

Firefox no longer remembers history

Since I started using Firefox many years ago I have allowed it to remember history and every couple of weeks have delated the oldest history pages. Recently Firefox histo… (read more)

Since I started using Firefox many years ago I have allowed it to remember history and every couple of weeks have delated the oldest history pages. Recently Firefox history covers only today and this page disappears when I close Firefox. Firefox is set to remember history but the function seems to have gone. How can I resurrect it?

Asked by smcc42 1 week ago

Last reply by smcc42 32 minutes ago

Firefox developer console in Croatian instead of English

For some reason, somehow, the console language changed to Croatian. I use both Windows and Firefox exclusively in English, but I use Croatian keyboard layout. I've never … (read more)

For some reason, somehow, the console language changed to Croatian. I use both Windows and Firefox exclusively in English, but I use Croatian keyboard layout. I've never set Croatian as anything, anywhere. Please help me because I'm going mad. I really don't want to switch to Chrome... This is a big problem for me since I never use Croatian on my PCs and am lost while trying to debug my web apps.

Asked by Patrik 4 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 46 minutes ago

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Downgrading to FF87 to get back "View Image" context menu

I undertand that FF has removed view image from the context menu with the 88 update. i wish to downgrade my browser to FF87 to get the "view image" in the contect menu ba… (read more)

I undertand that FF has removed view image from the context menu with the 88 update.

i wish to downgrade my browser to FF87 to get the "view image" in the contect menu back.

Is there a way to downgrade from the browser? if not, is there a page with the old releases i can dawnload it from?

Asked by w7raed 1 hour ago

Answered by Zppix 58 minutes ago

I need Firefox to lie to the website and say that Adobe Acrobat 9 is installed

I am dealing with a government website. All of the government forms are available as PDFs on this website. However if I try to download a form the site looks at the br… (read more)

I am dealing with a government website. All of the government forms are available as PDFs on this website. However if I try to download a form the site looks at the browser description and does not see Adobe Acrobat installed on my system, so it returns a text document telling me to install Adobe Acrobat release 8 or higher. I cannot install Adobe Acrobat because Adobe does not support Linux. I don't need to install Adobe because Firefox, Chrome, and every other browser on the market has builtin support for PDF. How do I customize Firefox to LIE to the website and say that Adobe Acrobat is installed?

Asked by jamescobban 19 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

Gmail addressee autocomplete intermitent

With Gmail open in Firefox browser, when I start typing the name of the addressee in the TO field, many addressees will not autocomplete, even though they are properly sa… (read more)

With Gmail open in Firefox browser, when I start typing the name of the addressee in the TO field, many addressees will not autocomplete, even though they are properly saved in my Gmail contacts list. I looked for common solution for this ... and found: use different browser. I did, and MS Edge works just fine. Is there a setting in Firefox that will fix this?

Asked by Bart&Carol 1 hour ago

Is there a way to lock an individual tab on my firefox browser?

Hello there. I was curious if there was a way to lock individual tabs in my firefox browser. If there as an extension I am willing to do that as well. For example. I woul… (read more)

Hello there. I was curious if there was a way to lock individual tabs in my firefox browser. If there as an extension I am willing to do that as well. For example. I would like to lock individual tabs behind a password if my family were to come in my room you would not be able to access a certain tab without a password. I have discovered the "Primary Password" setting but I am looking to lock a tab not my login passwords. Thank you for the help!

Asked by collmorg97 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Moving Bookmarks to new PC

I'm trying to move all my Bookmarks to a new Win 10 PC. When I do that, the folders I have for various subjects are empty and all the Bookmarks end up in one large list.… (read more)

I'm trying to move all my Bookmarks to a new Win 10 PC. When I do that, the folders I have for various subjects are empty and all the Bookmarks end up in one large list.

After years of keeping them organized, I've got a mess. Help/suggestions appreciated.

Asked by reisold 1 day ago

Last reply by reisold 1 hour ago

Changes specific url to another, which doesn't exist

When I try to go to https://moodle.mmg.fi/valkeakoski/course/view.php?id=1395, Firefox automatically changes it to https://kiinteistoliitto.mmg.fi/valkeakoski/course/view… (read more)

When I try to go to https://moodle.mmg.fi/valkeakoski/course/view.php?id=1395, Firefox automatically changes it to https://kiinteistoliitto.mmg.fi/valkeakoski/course/view.php?id=1395. kiinteistoliitto.mmg.fi exists but kiinteistoliitto.mmg.fi/valkeakoski doesn't. Doesn't help if I type the whole url. Urls with id 1394 and 1396 work. I have previously visited the page in question. The page works on other browsers.

Asked by jaakko.pohjalainen 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour 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 1 hour ago

Image links open in foreground tab when open in new tab is selected from right click menu

browser.tabs.loadinbackground is set to true already. Non-image links usually open in background tabs. I tried setting browser.tabs.loadDivertedInBackground to true but… (read more)

browser.tabs.loadinbackground is set to true already. Non-image links usually open in background tabs. I tried setting browser.tabs.loadDivertedInBackground to true but it didn't resolve the issue for me. (I've since set it back to the default false).

Asked by timwf11 22 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago