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firefox showing playing media next to windows volume meter

just yesterday i noticed that when i had any audio playing in firefox, the title shows up next to the volume meter when adjusting my computer's volume with keyboard keys.… (read more)

just yesterday i noticed that when i had any audio playing in firefox, the title shows up next to the volume meter when adjusting my computer's volume with keyboard keys. spotify used to do this when i used to use it and it was a pain to disable it. how do i disable it in firefox

Asked by muskratwaltz 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Change new tabs.

I would like to make 2 changes to "new tabs". Firstly i would like to be able to add wallpapers in the background instead of that white colour page. Secondly is there a … (read more)

I would like to make 2 changes to "new tabs". Firstly i would like to be able to add wallpapers in the background instead of that white colour page. Secondly is there a way to access my bookmarks folders from within the new tabs?

Thank you in advance.

Asked by AonDuine 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days 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 3 days ago

Answered by K00lman 2 days 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 3 days ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 3 days 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 day ago

Answered by brunoais 1 day ago

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firefox not playing sound in youtube.com and flash sites

I have downloaded the beta 5 version and for some odd reason I cant play sounds anymore, even after I downgraded back to version 4 - youtube.com plays videos but no sound… (read more)

I have downloaded the beta 5 version and for some odd reason I cant play sounds anymore, even after I downgraded back to version 4 - youtube.com plays videos but no sound. I have all latest flash plugins installed. sound works on all other browsers

Asked by successvirus 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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I updated to Firefox 5, "about Firefox" shows the new version in the browser window, but my shortcut buttons still show "Firefox 4.0 Beta 10"

I updated to Firefox 5, under the help button in the browser "about Firefox" shows the new version, but my shortcut buttons on my monitor still show "Firefox 4.0 Beta 10"… (read more)

I updated to Firefox 5, under the help button in the browser "about Firefox" shows the new version, but my shortcut buttons on my monitor still show "Firefox 4.0 Beta 10". Most updates also update the shortcut buttons. Is there a way I can do this?

Asked by intheharvestmissions 9 years ago

Answered by finitarry 9 years ago

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New windows open with different toolbars (and missing URL bar)

When I select the "New Window" button or "Open in New Window" from the context menu, a new Firefox window opens - however, the toolbars are completely different from the … (read more)

When I select the "New Window" button or "Open in New Window" from the context menu, a new Firefox window opens - however, the toolbars are completely different from the original open window. Specifically, the URL location bar is missing.

I can add it back, but the change then modifies my original toolbar setup.

More bad behavior: Even if I modify the new window back to the way I wanted it, new windows opened from that window revert back to the modified version, with no location toolbar.

Asked by dms666 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Can I disable the resubmit when I hit the back button

After submitting a form (say a search form) and then clicking on a link on the results ("action") page I wish to go back to the form page and change the form criteria. H… (read more)

After submitting a form (say a search form) and then clicking on a link on the results ("action") page I wish to go back to the form page and change the form criteria. However, when I hit the back button Firefox always wants to re-post the form data before I can go back any further in the history. Very clunky. Is there a way to prevent this re-post and just have it open the cached page?

Google Chrome does this nicely by just displaying a page in lieu of the form's "action" page that gives you the option to re-submit or you can simply click back to go back to the form page. I don't think Firefox should force you to resubmit a form if you are just trying to navigate backwards through your history.

I used to get around this by using the split back button to choose the form page directly, but the FF4/FF5 default navigation buttons don't have this any longer (that I can find anyway).

Is there an about:config setting that will prevent this forced re-submit?

Asked by aadams 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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google toolbar does not work with firefox 5.0. why not!

google toolbar does not work and will not download to firefox 5.0. Moderator edit - 07-23-2011 The Google Toolbar "will not be supported on Firefox 5 and future versions… (read more)

google toolbar does not work and will not download to firefox 5.0.

Moderator edit - 07-23-2011
The Google Toolbar "will not be supported on Firefox 5 and future versions."
http://googletoolbarhelp.blogspot.com/2011/07/update-on-google-toolbar-for-firefox.html

http://www.google.com/support/toolbar/bin/answer.py?answer=1342452&topic=15356%29

Asked by jjaazzman 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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How can I stop Firefox 4.01 from prompting me to update to beta 5.0? I want to stay with a stable release.

I was a beta tester for Firefox 4, but I want to stay with stable releases that are compatible with my plugins for now. Each time I start Firefox 4.01, it pompts me to up… (read more)

I was a beta tester for Firefox 4, but I want to stay with stable releases that are compatible with my plugins for now. Each time I start Firefox 4.01, it pompts me to update to beta 5.0, which it refers to as an important security and stability update. I believe 4.01 is the most up-to-date general release, and I'd like Firefox to stop prompting me to update to a beta.

Asked by pyrogerg 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Option to change update channel not appearing in Help>About. Why?

I would like to switch to the release channel from the beta channel, but the option to switch does not appear in the Help>About window. Is there another way to change … (read more)

I would like to switch to the release channel from the beta channel, but the option to switch does not appear in the Help>About window. Is there another way to change channels?

Asked by mlynn5 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Website will not accept personal security code

From time to time the personal security code entry matrix on my online bank's website will not accept all of my code's 6 digits. I can't remember now whether this was hap… (read more)

From time to time the personal security code entry matrix on my online bank's website will not accept all of my code's 6 digits. I can't remember now whether this was happening before I installed version 4.0 or whether it started then. The point is it hasn't always been a problem.

I've only just installed version 5.0 so have not had the time to see whether it has inherited the same glitch.

I do not have this problem with Safari.

My bank, Société Générale, tell me that other Firefox users are experiencing the same problem, but can offer no help other than to observe that it is clearly a Firefox problem.

Asked by DGWeale 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Firefox doesn't update from 5.0b2 (Beta Channel) to 5.0 final after switching to Release Channel

I am using 5.0b2. At some time during b2, I switched from the Beta update channel to the Release update channel. Today 5.0 final is out and Firefox won't update saying "Y… (read more)

I am using 5.0b2. At some time during b2, I switched from the Beta update channel to the Release update channel. Today 5.0 final is out and Firefox won't update saying "Your version of Firefox is up to date".

Asked by pi++ 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago