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FF 83 Two-Finger Scroll Sensitivity

Hi, I just updated to Firefox Developer 83.0b4 and the two-finger scroll sensitivity has been drastically reduced with no clear way to reconfigure it. I've spent the past… (read more)

Hi, I just updated to Firefox Developer 83.0b4 and the two-finger scroll sensitivity has been drastically reduced with no clear way to reconfigure it. I've spent the past 30 mins tweaking scroll settings in `about:config` (restarting FF after each value change) to no avail. In fact, it doesn't even appear that enabling/disabling `general.smoothScroll` or `general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel` have any noticeable effect, let alone the many other options listed. Are there any pages that describe the myriad options in `about:config` so that I can take a more measured approach to troubleshooting this issue?

What changed? And why? Chrome did this same thing at v68 without ever providing any way to configure it and FF has been my main browser since. I'm just trying to understand how such a significant input change can happen overnight without any explanation or any way to fix it.

Asked by Ian 1 month ago

Last reply by Ian 1 month ago

maximized Firefox window draws shadow on the 2nd screen

Say you have 2 screens arranged vertically. When you maximize any window on the screen below, nothing appears on the screen on the top. Normally, logically. Except when t… (read more)

Say you have 2 screens arranged vertically. When you maximize any window on the screen below, nothing appears on the screen on the top. Normally, logically. Except when that window is Firefox. When Firefox is maximized on the screen below, a shadow displays at the bottom of the screen on top, see the attached.

Other chromium-based browsers don't display this shadow, other windows of other software do not, the shadow shown by Firefox only displays when the window is maximized, not regular. And displays no matter the theme (here in the picture is using the default, which shows a titlebar like Windows' default one).

Any idea how to fix it?

Asked by cgeorgescu72 1 month ago

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Firefox Developer Edition. Developer Tools. Console. Can't get the command line prompt up, to test Javascript

Hello! Using Firefox Developer Edition. Trying to get the command line prompt so I can type Javascript for a class. When in ctrl + shift + K Developer Tools: Web Console … (read more)

Hello! Using Firefox Developer Edition. Trying to get the command line prompt so I can type Javascript for a class. When in ctrl + shift + K Developer Tools: Web Console command line interface prompt (>> ) not showing (where I can type and test js code.)

I have

  1. set the ' devtools.chrome.enabled preference to true in about:config, ' as suggested in docs (but it still has no >> to type on).
  2. Also enabled 'enable browser chrome and add on debugging' in developer... settings)

How can I type in the Firefox console to test Javascript commands? Thanks!

Asked by zainab.tech 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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How do I stop using beta?

I Googled about stopping using Firefox beta and transition to release version but none of the pages I found in this forum talks about an error message about user profile … (read more)

I Googled about stopping using Firefox beta and transition to release version but none of the pages I found in this forum talks about an error message about user profile that only gives me the option to Create a New Profile (therefore losing all my add-ons, cookies, settings and everything) or Exit.

I tried manually googling "download Firefox" and downloaded the release version and after installing it, I get the warning message above. This thread here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1224888 has a link to the rapid release version but I end up in the same warning message.

Since the beta will necessarily always be a newer version than a release version, how do I transition from beta to a release version but preserve all my settings, add-ons and everything if Firefox will tell me that it won't let me use my existing profile in an older version, the release version?

My motivation to leave the beta version is that Firefox started having a bug since 27-Oct-2020 in Google meetings where either a shared screen or the camera image of the person in a meeting appears very zoomed in in the top left corner so it doesn't show the rest of the image.

Asked by riluma 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

paypal "cart" interface

Hi There, I'm on the firefox beta channel presently v82.0 using web browser on mac v10.15.7 and using this website "https://www.roadstercycle.com" which uses a paypal car… (read more)

Hi There, I'm on the firefox beta channel presently v82.0 using web browser on mac v10.15.7 and using this website "https://www.roadstercycle.com" which uses a paypal cart for shopping. Seems every time i add something to the cart it makes a "new" cart so i can never get more than one item in it. I have no problems with Safari - so its something to do with Firefox as opposed to the website (methinks.) I restarted firefox in "safe mode" and the problem still persists. I disabled "enhanced tracking protection" as well to noavail.

Like with most things its probably not a bug but a feature but I'd be curious to get your take on it.

Thanks, Stephen

Asked by spragues 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Firefox problem with Georgia DOT "upgrade"

Georgia DOT recent traffic upgrade (511ga.org) no longer works with Firefox. I can not see traffic cameras and does not remember settings between sessions. It works on my… (read more)

Georgia DOT recent traffic upgrade (511ga.org) no longer works with Firefox. I can not see traffic cameras and does not remember settings between sessions. It works on my iPad and windows explorer. I'm running Windows 10 Home 64 bit with Intel i7-7700. Thanks for any help you can give me. Jay

Asked by jay.moldow 1 month ago

Tool bar doesn't keep the set order

Hi, I have a returning bug in Firefox. I am getting the tool bar in order and immediateoly after restarting my computer all is sorted again in an alphabethic order. I did… (read more)

Hi, I have a returning bug in Firefox. I am getting the tool bar in order and immediateoly after restarting my computer all is sorted again in an alphabethic order. I did most of the advices I found on the help sides. But it is not ok so far. It happens always again. Who can help?

Asked by mhi 1 month ago

Last reply by mhi 1 month ago

Support RSS+

Don't you think that if browsers rehabilitate a native "RSS one click subscribe" feature, with better UX (RSS actions/reader nicely integrated to the browser) it could re… (read more)

Don't you think that if browsers rehabilitate a native "RSS one click subscribe" feature, with better UX (RSS actions/reader nicely integrated to the browser) it could revolutionize the way we subscribe to content updates, removing the need to rely on emails/newsletters in a lot of cases (then being more eco-friendly)? Users would receive content updates notifications directly in the browser, their feeds being synchronized through their browser account, etc.

Web developpers would just have to place subscription buttons: <input type="subscribe">

And a W3C Standard would unify how browsers should implement the "Subscription" feature, focusing on UX (I feel this is the point influencing usage data for the most part, RSS still being a tech-savvy thing).

Feeds handling was removed in 2018 in Firefox.

Asked by Victor 1 month ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 month ago

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Why I get: DOMException: The quota has been exceeded. ?

Hello. I need help with: `DOMException: The quota has been exceeded.` I'm trying to use IndexedDB. However, the code is requesting persistent storage: `await window.navig… (read more)

Hello. I need help with: `DOMException: The quota has been exceeded.` I'm trying to use IndexedDB. However, the code is requesting persistent storage: `await window.navigator.storage.persist();` (and this is returning true) This website is only storing about 8MB of data and I have a different website storing 200MB of data (userscript) The storage medium still has 140GB available. What quota did I exceed? If this is the wrong place, please direct me to the right place

Asked by brunoais 1 month ago

Answered by brunoais 1 month ago

Malicious link

Whenever I open firefox lately, my virus catcher (Kespersky) comes up with this message "Malicious link Blocked flplayer" I have scanned the computer for this file but it… (read more)

Whenever I open firefox lately, my virus catcher (Kespersky) comes up with this message "Malicious link Blocked flplayer" I have scanned the computer for this file but it does not show up. I am running windows 10 Has anyone else had this problem and know how to remove it

Asked by tonedeaf 1 month ago

Last reply by tonedeaf 1 month ago

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firefox lagging due to high cpu usage

Hi all, I've been having problems with firefox lagging constantly. General browsing around feels laggy - and opening new tabs pretty much causes my computer to freeze for… (read more)

Hi all,

I've been having problems with firefox lagging constantly. General browsing around feels laggy - and opening new tabs pretty much causes my computer to freeze for a few seconds. During this time firefox causes the CPU to spike to 100% usage.

I've been using firefox for years on this computer with no issues. Hardware is pretty good (i7 5820k, 64GB of ram and an SSD).

So far I have tried:

  • Running in safe mode
  • Using a different profile
  • Downgrading to an older firefox
  • Changing allowed CPU cores from 8, to 4
  • Updated graphic card drivers to latest version

None of these work, and I'm getting a bit tired of the constant slow downs. Chrome works flawlessly, as does all my other software...

Any ideas?

Thanks!

Asked by agouranga 2 months ago

Answered by agouranga 2 months ago

Can I still display a Firefox icon in the menu bar?

Formerly there used to be a Firefox icon in the top left of the Firefox window (left of the menu bar; I'm not sure if it was actually part of the menu bar or not). This i… (read more)

Formerly there used to be a Firefox icon in the top left of the Firefox window (left of the menu bar; I'm not sure if it was actually part of the menu bar or not). This icon no longer appears. I found it useful because I use several browsers, and it's handy sometimes to be sure which one I'm in! Also to tell the difference between regular Firefox and DeveloperEdition (Red and Blue icons respectively). Is there any way I can get this icon to display in current versions of Firefox? Please note I'm NOT asking how to display the menu bar. I can do that.

Asked by ramasaig 1 month ago

While in web app mode, links in Google Calendar app do not open.

I opened Google Calendar as a web app in Firefox by opening it in my Firefox Developer Edition browser and clicking the "page options" button (three dots side by side in … (read more)

I opened Google Calendar as a web app in Firefox by opening it in my Firefox Developer Edition browser and clicking the "page options" button (three dots side by side in the address bar).

In Google Calendar, I clicked on an event in my schedule that had a link attached. When I clicked the link, nothing happened and I wasn't redirected.

The specific link isn't the problem- all of my Google Calendar event links open when I click on them in the regular Firefox browser, and they also work when I click on them in the Microsoft Edge web app mode. As far as I can tell, only my Google Calendar event links have this issue, and only in Firefox Web App mode.

I tried restarting my browser with add-ons disabled and the problem still occurred. Appreciate any help.

Asked by tjnpo 1 month ago

Website access denied error

I just started having this problem a few days ago prior to the latest FF update. I'll be browsing around and on some websites, all the sudden when I click on a navigatio… (read more)

I just started having this problem a few days ago prior to the latest FF update. I'll be browsing around and on some websites, all the sudden when I click on a navigation link, I get this Access Denied error. I've tried disabling all add-ons, totally shutting down my VPN, double checked my firewall settings, cleaned out my cookies and internet cache and even updated FF to the current version.I know these few websites (so far) are active, so after doing more researching, I've come here to see if anybody else has any ideas. I would appreciate it

Gregg

Asked by mrbassman1252 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Update win 10 20H2 firefox problems

I installed the windows update for Windows 10 20H2, and I'm getting graphical artifacts on websites and firefox home page. This can be see on google maps while moving aro… (read more)

I installed the windows update for Windows 10 20H2, and I'm getting graphical artifacts on websites and firefox home page.

This can be see on google maps while moving around the map.

Tried on Microsoft edge and didn't happen

Is there an ETA to fix this?

My Firefox version is 83.0b2 (64-bit).

And I'm on the latest drivers for my graphics card.

Asked by malakiax07 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Thermal printer doesn't print after update to Firefox 82.0

Printing at thermal printer works before. After firefox update itself to 82.0 version - printer roll out only 1cm of clean paper. At about:config was tried all: print_pap… (read more)

Printing at thermal printer works before. After firefox update itself to 82.0 version - printer roll out only 1cm of clean paper. At about:config was tried all: print_paper_height, print_paper_weight, print_shrink_to_fit, dosen other options. Printing works only if i set print.tab_modal.enabled to true. But i need silent print also, and with print.always_print_silent it's not working.

Asked by krozavrang 1 month ago

Last reply by krozavrang 1 month ago

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Cannot select front or rear camera

Hi, When I go to Facebook on Mozilla and try to use the messenger app to run a video call (using microsoft surface running windows 10), the default camera is my rear faci… (read more)

Hi,

When I go to Facebook on Mozilla and try to use the messenger app to run a video call (using microsoft surface running windows 10), the default camera is my rear facing camera. There is no toggle i can see to switch it to the front camera. I cannot do so in window settings and have spoken with Microsoft support which tells me to call mozilla support. I cannot do it in any of the facebook settings either. I cannot do it with camera settings in mozilla either. I can use the front camera successfully from chrome! I can from Edge! I can from Zoom. I like mozilla and want to keep using it but if I can't resolve this I will likely just switch to chrome permanently. Please let me know how to select the default camera in mozilla. Thank you.

Asked by amely 1 month ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 1 month ago

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New Tab Pocket Settings Missing

I had accidentally refreshed my Firefox, and after adding back all my old data, I found that the pocket stories were missing form my new tab. I manged to fix this issue, … (read more)

I had accidentally refreshed my Firefox, and after adding back all my old data, I found that the pocket stories were missing form my new tab. I manged to fix this issue, but when I go into new tab settings to make it show more than 3 stories, there are no options for them. It just gives me options for search, top sites, highlights, and snippets. How do I get these settings back?

Asked by K00lman 1 month ago

Answered by K00lman 1 month ago

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks -- How ? I like to keep a copy on my computer . I do not wish to do a SYNC . Why do I need to do a SYNC -- I like to keep my info to m… (read more)

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks -- How ? I like to keep a copy on my computer . I do not wish to do a SYNC .

Why do I need to do a SYNC -- I like to keep my info to me and not all over the internet /cloud .

Asked by UgotNO1 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago