Menu bar dropdown blocks tabs

Running Firefox 82.0.3 on MacOS 11.0.1 (Big Sur) - If I go to full screen mode with Firefox, and then let my cursor get to close to the top of the window, it activates th… (read more)

Running Firefox 82.0.3 on MacOS 11.0.1 (Big Sur) -

If I go to full screen mode with Firefox, and then let my cursor get to close to the top of the window, it activates the dop-down of the menu bar. That's supposed to happen. But the bar is blank (the menu bar items appear above it), and hides tabs. And sliding my cursor away, the bar does not go away. Stuck. And can't resize Facebook to regular view to get rid of it. Need to close it and start over.

Thoughts?

Asked by Baz 5 months ago

Last reply by Baz 1 day ago

read streaming text from a javascript output

I'm currently using Linux Firefox 88.0 (64-bit). There is a webpage http://www3.winsystem.org/monitor/webmonitor.php that displays some streaming text information as peop… (read more)

I'm currently using Linux Firefox 88.0 (64-bit). There is a webpage http://www3.winsystem.org/monitor/webmonitor.php that displays some streaming text information as people transmit on their amateur radios. Is it somehow possible to capture that information stream in real-time?

My intent is to use a shell script for further processing.

Thank you.

Asked by rusytravis19 6 days ago

Is there a way to backup 'Cookies and Site Data' so if a refresh is needed, all permissions aren't lost

Under about:preferences#privacy there is a section 'Cookies and Site Data'. I have my settings set to CUSTOM and block all cookies. I then have managed my exceptions. I d… (read more)

Under about:preferences#privacy there is a section 'Cookies and Site Data'. I have my settings set to CUSTOM and block all cookies. I then have managed my exceptions. I did a refresh resently, all that was lost. The best I can do currently is to have wordpad open and manually type each line out in my exceptions and then if needed in the future, I could copy and paste. There might be a better way that I do not know. I do know by default, the 'Managed Exceptions' under 'Cookies and Site Data' does not save if 'Refreshed'. Please address a better process and not my choice on blocking all cookies, thank you.

Asked by Philip 6 days ago

Widevine Content Decryption Module 4.10.2209.1

To all Firefox gurus: RE: Widevine Content Decryption Module 4.10.2209.1 Have Firefox 78.10.0esr (64-bit) with PLug-in Widevine Content Decryption Module 4.10.2209.1 Have… (read more)

To all Firefox gurus:

RE: Widevine Content Decryption Module 4.10.2209.1

Have Firefox 78.10.0esr (64-bit) with PLug-in Widevine Content Decryption Module 4.10.2209.1

Have (Late-2012) Mac Mini with Mac OSX 10.9.5 (A MUST HAVE, due to it being the last version that is compatible with Nikon and other software no longer supported)

So, upgrading Mac Operating System is not an option.

And, upgrading Firefox does not seem to be an option, because 78.10.0esr is the last compatible version with the Mac 10.9.5 operating system.

The issue I am having is when I go to read the online edition of the newspaper. a long thin yellow bar appears at the top of the screen with "The Widevine Cdm has crashed. (Learn More)" and further down on the page it shows, "Video Player Error Sorry, there has been a technical error with this video stream." with an error code that relates to "Digital Rights Management" . . . It is checked in Preferences > General.

So, not sure what the problem is.

This has occurred within the past two weeks ONLY.

Any help or advice would be appreciated.

Thank you, in advance.

Asked by shepherds_pie 6 days ago

Last reply by shepherds_pie 6 days ago

"network.cookie.cookieBehavior" setting

per the title, I'm looking at 2 settings: 1) network.cookie.cookieBehavior 2) network.cookie.lifetimePolicy I'm not a web dev, but I'd like to know all I can about these… (read more)

per the title, I'm looking at 2 settings:

1) network.cookie.cookieBehavior 2) network.cookie.lifetimePolicy

I'm not a web dev, but I'd like to know all I can about these 2. my goal is to never be bothered by any site about verifying my identity. I realize that you can't get rid of all of it, but some people know what they're doing and some don't. for instance, I have an AMEX account and they *never* ask me for anything because they already know everything, like google. But they are seriously a high quality bank. on the other hand, my local credit union bothers me everytime is I dump the "cache/entries" dir in win 10. Is there anyway to get what I want? thanks!

Adam

(my current settings for these 2 specs are in the images below. as you can see, the behavior is set to "new cookie jar policy")

Asked by Adam 1 week ago

Last reply by Adam 6 days ago

Inadequate icon on macOS 11 Big Sur (and future)

I would suggest adapting the Firefox icon to the new Big Sur design. Unfortunately, among the most common applications, Firefox is the only one that has still kept the ol… (read more)

I would suggest adapting the Firefox icon to the new Big Sur design. Unfortunately, among the most common applications, Firefox is the only one that has still kept the old design (which makes Firefox seem like something out of date and not very obsolete in appearance, while in reality it is a concentrate of care and progress).

The user observes the evolution of an app from the thick icon design, so I can't explain how Firefox can still own its design (which unfortunately doesn't align with the dock). On iOS / iPadOS you have the appropriate icon, why not transfer it directly to macOS Big Sur at this point (thus unifying the interface itself)?

Nothing to say about the rest, you are fabulous and the best (I just suggest a hint of transparency in the panel bar).

With regard

Asked by Kikko90 6 days ago

How do you remove "add to youtube" from searchbar on FF-88?

When on YouTube, the searchbar annoyingly changes. There doesn't seem to be a setting to stop this behaviour. I am not logged into YouTube, I don't even have an account o… (read more)

When on YouTube, the searchbar annoyingly changes. There doesn't seem to be a setting to stop this behaviour.

I am not logged into YouTube, I don't even have an account on this browser. Youtube is not listed in the search engines. There are no YouTube search add-ons or suchlike installed.

I don't want websites to be in control of my UI. How do I stop this unwanted behaviour?

Asked by james.wilkinson 6 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 6 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 6 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 1 week ago

Last reply by nik16 6 days ago

Have to click twice on tabs, and menu

Hi, I have a ubuntu 20.04 machine, that I just installed. The installation came with firefox on it, no extensions. When I open my browser, it's normal to start with, but… (read more)

Hi, I have a ubuntu 20.04 machine, that I just installed. The installation came with firefox on it, no extensions.

When I open my browser, it's normal to start with, but then after a little bit, I need to click tabs twice for me to go to the page. It then sometimes go away for a few minutes, and then comes back.

Sometimes, it's just my mouse that triggers this behavior, but other times, it is both mouse and touchpad. This is not a problem that occurs when using other browsers or programs on my computer.

If I start firefox in safe mode, it's back to normal for a few minutes, but then the issue starts again.

Also, if I click "settings" in the top right, it quickly appears and disappears, making it really hard to access the settings

Asked by sejsbo 6 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 1 week ago

Last reply by styler1 6 days ago

Cant use SlingTV through Firefox

Saturday I tried to login to my SlingTV account using Firefox. I got the SlingTV site but when I tried to login, after a minute or so, the SlingTV site dropped out of my … (read more)

Saturday I tried to login to my SlingTV account using Firefox. I got the SlingTV site but when I tried to login, after a minute or so, the SlingTV site dropped out of my browser? I saw about: blank in the address bar. I thought it was because we using SlingTV through our Roku device. Today I tried again. Same thing happened. I tried going to the SlingTV site again using MS EDGE, a different browser. It worked. I was able to login to my SlingTV Account.

Asked by sjcollins24 6 days ago

My laptop browser synced from my phone & history and some bookmarks are gone

I closed my laptop and left it on standby last night (May 1). I woke up this morning to find it needed to be booted up. Fine. I did this and noticed that I could not rest… (read more)

I closed my laptop and left it on standby last night (May 1). I woke up this morning to find it needed to be booted up. Fine. I did this and noticed that I could not restore my session from last night. I have Tab Session Manager installed but the regular Firefox session restore wasn't doing it either. I restored the session but the tabs were wrong. I checked. There is no May 1 record, only April 29th. So I'm missing tabs that I left open on purpose and need to get back to. I checked history to reopen my needed tabs but history was also overwritten.

I realized that the history I saw was from my phone. (iOS 14.5, iPhone 7) I did not tell my phone to sync Firefox.

I added some important bookmarks recently and also need to have access to my browser history on my laptop, as I don't use my phone for more than casual browsing, bringing up recipes while I cook, small things. All my important stuff is done on my laptop.

I tried searching and found something about adjusting Folder Options and looking for index.dat but that was unsuccessful. I thought maybe rebooting the PC might help, but no luck.

I already turned off history sync on my laptop browser and history/bookmark/tabs sync on my phone under sync settings.

Is there some way to get my browser on laptop to where it was yesterday?

Asked by Cmari 6 days ago

bookmarks / history not functional (unknown cause)

I must have done something wrong here, although I don't think so. this is a follow up, i think, to my other long discussion here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/quest… (read more)

I must have done something wrong here, although I don't think so. this is a follow up, i think, to my other long discussion here:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1334596

I followed almost everything here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/fix-bookmarks-and-history-will-not-be-functional

restarting everything did not work. but I do a lot of restoring config files (sqllite, json, etc...) by copying and pasting in the win explorer system. is that possibly the cause of this? I even re-installed FF, but the corporate peoples' attempt at massive control of the world is getting in the way I think. I know how to re-create the sqlLite files, which I will do now. but my question really is: could I have done something wrong by messing around with these files? I really didn't do much. images attached show more. thanks.

Adam

Asked by Adam 6 days ago

Last reply by Adam 5 days ago

Adding a Special character from Win+. breaks all textboxes.

Hi, all. I use a free, web-based animation software called Wick Editor, and occasionally I need to insert special characters into my text, to do this, I use the Windows+.… (read more)

Hi, all. I use a free, web-based animation software called Wick Editor, and occasionally I need to insert special characters into my text, to do this, I use the Windows+. shortcut to pull up the emoticon/spec char list. Whenever i click a symbol to enter it, all textboxes in the browser just stop accepting input. Key presses are still picked up, as I can interact with pages. The search bar and any textbox in general just don't respond, though this is fixed with a browser restart. I've tried using characters such as the TM symbol and accent letters, yet all of them freeze text boxes.

Thanks! -Jumbleton

Asked by Jumbleton 5 days ago

Widevine will not install on FireFox

I have an issue where I can not listen to Spotify because Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc. will not install in Firefox. I visited other threads … (read more)

I have an issue where I can not listen to Spotify because Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc. will not install in Firefox. I visited other threads in this form hoping to find a fix for this issue to no avail. I even Googled it and tried the info from the results still nothing. I have not able to use Spotify for 2 months. Either Mozilla gets on the band wagon and fix this issue with Widevine or dump Widevine and use a different plugin for DRM content. This is very ridiculous.

Asked by iggy67 6 days ago

Last reply by iggy67 5 days ago