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Ebay and Amazon earches resurrect after relaunch

Hello dear Mozilla community! I've faced an issue with search engines configuration for Firefox on macOS. I'm doing the following: Removing all but one One-Click Search… (read more)

Hello dear Mozilla community!

I've faced an issue with search engines configuration for Firefox on macOS. I'm doing the following:

  1. Removing all but one One-Click Search Engines, leaving only one engine in the list (currently my preference is DuckDuckGo): https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-11-17-04-32-41-395a2a.png or https://imgur.com/DKqvzZ9
  2. When I type search request in the address bar I'm seeing nice and clean search suggestions from Search Provider of my choice: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-11-17-04-32-13-a8d46c.png or https://imgur.com/a/slivHlF
  3. Close Firefox
  4. (not sure what other conditions needed)
  5. Open Firefox
  6. When typing search request in the address bar I see that Amazon and Ebay options are back and a suggestion line "This time, search with ..." as added by firefox: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-11-17-04-32-02-4a25db.png or https://imgur.com/vjq0NCf
  7. In the preference I see that those two searches (Ebay and Amazon) were automatically re-added to One-Click Search Engines: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2020-11-17-04-32-23-91dd1d.png or https://imgur.com/ibnlzLS

That issue is happening to me across different versions of firefox and isn't new. I've been seeing it for a few month hoping that to resolve in a newer versions. But as of right now I'm on 82.0.3 (64-bit) and the issue is still there.

It's a bit annoying as I have to my preferences literally every time I need to restart Firefox (which is especially annoying to do right after restarting FF to switch to a newer version).

Any suggestions and help is welcome!

Best regards, Serhii.

Asked by Serhii 3 months ago

Answered by Serhii 2 weeks ago

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Full screen mode not working

For past few days browser fails to go into full screen mode properly. Tabs and url input section remain in sight. Screen mode is toggled with F11 or via menu bar, zoom. P… (read more)

For past few days browser fails to go into full screen mode properly. Tabs and url input section remain in sight. Screen mode is toggled with F11 or via menu bar, zoom. Previously it was working?

Asked by ab2qik 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Position: static print problem

Hi All, My web pages have 4 basic sections, Header, Menu, Content and Footer. In the print media query position static is used. I understand that should make them print… (read more)

Hi All,

My web pages have 4 basic sections, Header, Menu, Content and Footer. In the print media query position static is used. I understand that should make them print in order. All browser had this messed up for many years but I'm sure Firefox had this fixed for awhile. In version 82.0.3 this is messed up again, footer prints at the top of 1st page.

Is this a printing bug? Or, do I misunderstand position static?

Why can't it print as shown on screen, What you see is what you get?


Thank you for any help,

Charles

Asked by CharlesEF 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Search engine shortcuts in address bar

I have noticed that when I type "!g" in front of my search string in the address bar, the search is done with google despite using a different search engine. In addition,… (read more)

I have noticed that when I type "!g" in front of my search string in the address bar, the search is done with google despite using a different search engine. In addition, almost every letter on the keyboard will search a particular domain. For example, "!r" searches through reddit.

The weird thing is that I cannot find any documentation of this anywhere, and I cannot find any settings on this anywhere. The only similar thing is being able to use "@" with a custom keyword that has been previously set in the "search engines" menu in the settings. But this menu is limited and it is difficult to add search engines to it, as it requires you to visit that website, find the green plus sign in the tiny looking glass icon on the search bar next to the address bar, and click it and add the search engine. Then you can customize the keyword and then you can use, for example "@w" for example, to search wikipedia. But not every website gives you the option to add their search engine. For example,visiting Reddit results in no green plus sign over the looking glass icon in the search bar next to the address bar, despite the fact that "!r" works just fine.

So this is all very confusing, I hope someone can tell me what is going on. Thanks.

Asked by ZPERO 3 months ago

Answered by Balázs Meskó 2 months ago

the cookie "fakedomain.com" is safe or not

once i clear my data on the browser and restart the browser there is a cookie "fakedomain.com", i don't no weather this cookie is it safe or not can you confirm that and… (read more)

once i clear my data on the browser and restart the browser there is a cookie "fakedomain.com", i don't no weather this cookie is it safe or not can you confirm that and i attached the image of that cookie

Asked by pavithran9676 3 months ago

Last reply by Balázs Meskó 2 months ago

Videos Still Autoplaying

Hello. I'm trying to get Firefox to stop autoplaying videos. Under the autoplay settings in Options, I have selected "Block Audio and Video." Didn't work, videos play mut… (read more)

Hello.

I'm trying to get Firefox to stop autoplaying videos. Under the autoplay settings in Options, I have selected "Block Audio and Video." Didn't work, videos play muted. After searching for a solution, I found a suggestion to try to set the "media.autoplay.allow-muted" to false in about:config. Nothing changed, they're still playing muted.

I'm specifically referring to videos on Facebook and Twitter.

Anyone have a suggestion?

Thanks.

Asked by wdvg 2 months ago

Last reply by bvji 2 months ago

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Why doesn't the ad block icon show up on my tool bar any more?

Firefox's ad block icon used to show up on my toolbar. Now it has disappeared and the only way to disable it for some sites is to go into ad-ons and turn it off completel… (read more)

Firefox's ad block icon used to show up on my toolbar. Now it has disappeared and the only way to disable it for some sites is to go into ad-ons and turn it off completely. Where is the icon?

Asked by airebird 2 months ago

Answered by Kiki 2 months ago

Some text is covered with black diamonds and question marks

On FoxNews.com, some articles include a section at the bottom for user comments. First-level comments frequently receive additional second- and third-level comments. Fir… (read more)

On FoxNews.com, some articles include a section at the bottom for user comments. First-level comments frequently receive additional second- and third-level comments.

First-level comments are working fine, but lower-level comments are partially obliterated with a string of black diamonds with question marks �?U��N�@?�.

This is not an issue when I use Safari, but it is on Firefox.

Asked by Prentice3 3 months ago

Last reply by Prentice3 2 months ago

Google is keeping like 50 pipes running AFTER i close chrome and use firefox ... help!

after discovering the windows sysinternalssuite,.. i've noticed google is keeping like 50 or so pipes running in the background, AFTER i've closed chrome,.. but interesti… (read more)

after discovering the windows sysinternalssuite,.. i've noticed google is keeping like 50 or so pipes running in the background, AFTER i've closed chrome,.. but interestingly, WHILE having firefox open - is there any kind of software i can install in firefox to prevent google from doing whatever it is they're doing,.. presumably sending to themselves illegally, what i'm searching for when using firefox!!

this is a quick cut&paste of the pipes active well after chrome's closure,.. i checked in task manager,..

as a result of the pipelist64.exe command's result (the 1st number is the number of instances, the 2nd max-instances)

chrome.9536.0.76017667 1 1 chrome.9536.1.52737017 1 1 chrome.9536.2.74250293 1 1 chrome.9536.3.104932645 1 1 chrome.9536.4.42437887 1 1 chrome.9536.5.179824927 1 1 chrome.6948.0.13462700 1 1 chrome.9536.13.72578571 1 1 chrome.9536.14.158616180 1 1 chrome.9536.15.3648734 1 1 chrome.9536.16.193260802 1 1 chrome.9536.17.41796492 1 1 chrome.9536.18.183690293 1 1 chrome.9536.19.67807503 1 1 chrome.5036.0.66560417 1 1 chrome.5036.1.151099108 1 1 cubeb-pipe-9536-1 1 -1 chrome.5036.2.141789119 1 1 chrome.5036.3.30495044 1 1 chrome.9536.27.27973320 1 1 chrome.9536.28.189910666 1 1 chrome.9536.29.95719483 1 1 chrome.9536.30.60878110 1 1 chrome.9536.31.23321096 1 1 chrome.9536.32.48702152 1 1 chrome.9536.33.157655825 1 1 cubeb-pipe-9536-3 1 -1 chrome.7748.0.67528012 1 1 chrome.7748.1.178893973 1 1 chrome.7748.2.39568323 1 1 chrome.9536.34.196722854 1 1 chrome.9536.35.65406176 1 1 chrome.9536.36.178494014 1 1 chrome.9536.37.204416488 1 1 chrome.9536.38.112015926 1 1 chrome.9536.39.30266742 1 1 chrome.9536.40.113843634 1 1 cubeb-pipe-9536-4 1 -1 chrome.12104.0.180037403 1 1 chrome.12104.1.177731466 1 1 chrome.7748.3.56919242 1 1 chrome.7748.4.40030054 1 1 chrome.12104.2.32503085 1 1 chrome.9536.41.212035702 1 1 chrome.9536.42.112610998 1 1 chrome.9536.43.115959351 1 1 chrome.9536.44.126149148 1 1 chrome.9536.45.94524800 1 1 chrome.9536.46.58266636 1 1 chrome.9536.47.34135574 1 1 cubeb-pipe-9536-5 1 -1 chrome.11424.0.137591113 1 1 chrome.11424.1.24445521 1 1 chrome.12104.3.130015078 1 1 chrome.11424.2.111820846 1 1 chrome.12104.4.174371004 1 1 chrome.9536.48.129047798 1 1 chrome.9536.49.120716558 1 1 chrome.9536.50.144208434 1 1 chrome.9536.51.69456958 1 1 chrome.9536.52.63736226 1 1 chrome.9536.53.9658164 1 1 chrome.9536.54.8062043 1 1 cubeb-pipe-9536-6 1 -1 chrome.13116.0.180777389 1 1 chrome.13116.1.39385988 1 1 chrome.13116.2.35581837 1 1 chrome.13116.3.134583930 1 1 chrome.13116.4.40772697 1 1 chrome.9536.90.57369259 1 1 chrome.9536.91.44504338 1 1 chrome.9536.92.138519166 1 1 chrome.9536.93.166414574 1 1 chrome.9536.94.159629692 1 1 chrome.9536.95.76756776 1 1 chrome.9536.96.46689257 1 1 cubeb-pipe-9536-12 1 -1 chrome.14448.0.99247313 1 1 chrome.14448.1.196785158 1 1

Asked by Vurrath 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

outlook blank

Can't sign in to my outlook live email. the outlook page will show but when I click on sign in I get a blank page. I don't want to have to use edge. Can somebody hep me o… (read more)

Can't sign in to my outlook live email. the outlook page will show but when I click on sign in I get a blank page. I don't want to have to use edge. Can somebody hep me out?

Asked by rogswear 3 months ago

Last reply by rogswear 3 months ago

Add-ons still effective when they do not appear in the tool bar?

Hi, I have a large number of add-ons so I took them away from the tool-bar and moved them to the global menu through the Personalize menu in Firefox when clicking on the … (read more)

Hi, I have a large number of add-ons so I took them away from the tool-bar and moved them to the global menu through the Personalize menu in Firefox when clicking on the 3 bars at the right hand side of my tool bar.

I was wondering if they are still active? I'm thinking of add-ons like Facebook container, Httpeverywhere, Privacy Badger, ublock origin and the likes.

Thanks !

Asked by user_in_paris 3 months ago

Last reply by user_in_paris 3 months ago

Profile cannot be accessed

Hello! I'm getting an error message from Firefox whenever I try to open it that my profile is missing or cannot be accessed (see attached image). I have tried everything … (read more)

Hello!

I'm getting an error message from Firefox whenever I try to open it that my profile is missing or cannot be accessed (see attached image).

I have tried everything from the help articles so far, and nothing worked. I deleted the profiles.ini file, I deleted the entire Firefox folder under Application Support, I have deleted Firefox and reinstalled it. None of that worked.

Even when I try to create/delete/save my profile over the Terminal, I get the attached error message.

I love using Firefox, but I simply cannot use it this way. No matter if I use the default, developers or nightly version.

If anyone has an idea how I could fix the issue I would be incredibly thankful.

Thank you already in advance for your help!

Asked by julia.steiwer 3 months ago

Last reply by julia.steiwer 3 months ago

Ad blocker cannot be turned off

Dear Firefox! In the current version of the Firfox browser, even though I turn off the ad blocker on multiple pages, it still blocks ads. In the Ghostery extension, I ad… (read more)

Dear Firefox! In the current version of the Firfox browser, even though I turn off the ad blocker on multiple pages, it still blocks ads.

 In the Ghostery extension, I add in vain the pages where the ad blocker should rest. This, in turn, prevents it from working on both my email account and video repositories, because they tell me that if I ban their ads, they will, for me, ban their content.

Asked by mikuca.ca 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Securtiy certificate issues

Hello, I would like to know why all of a sudden video clips, some web sites and my online banking I get "did not connect" Security Issues, or expired certificates. I don'… (read more)

Hello,

I would like to know why all of a sudden video clips, some web sites and my online banking I get "did not connect" Security Issues, or expired certificates. I don't have these issues on any of my other browsers. I am inclined to believe they don't exist. I can log into my online banking but the page with my account data is blank.

Asked by heympark 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

A hacker has used my browser to turn off my Windows Defender Firewall and my anitvirus. Refreshing Firefox gets rid of it.

I want to stop hackers from making changes to my browser settings that shuts off my firewall and anit-virus. i want to know what they are changing to accomplish this. A … (read more)

I want to stop hackers from making changes to my browser settings that shuts off my firewall and anit-virus. i want to know what they are changing to accomplish this. A simple refresh of Firefox (it would be a reset of any other browser) alleviates the problem, so I know it is in here. I don't think sharing my data will offer anything as the browser has been 'refreshed' but will if someone thinks it will help.

Asked by Brad FireFox 3 months ago

Last reply by Brad FireFox 3 months ago

I seem to have two different firefox browsers with different bookmarks

When I open firefox browser, I have the one with my bookmarks. however when I click on an email link, I get a different firefox browser with a couple of bookmarks only. W… (read more)

When I open firefox browser, I have the one with my bookmarks. however when I click on an email link, I get a different firefox browser with a couple of bookmarks only. What is going on?

Asked by corpowers 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Highlights, bookmarks

my highlight section in new tab screen is set to show only bookmarks. initially it was empty but then i started bookmarking webpages, they started to show up on there. Bu… (read more)

my highlight section in new tab screen is set to show only bookmarks. initially it was empty but then i started bookmarking webpages, they started to show up on there. But suddenly they are gone today and i am unable to add them back to highlights section, all the bookmarked websites are still in my bookmark list, but they are not showing up on the highlight sec.

Asked by behumoury 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

Can I export from my mac the stored passwords which I think are in "Key chain"

Web searches have drawn a blank on this topic. After installing Firefox, I thought it would automatically import my saved passwords. Now I find it probably never will, or… (read more)

Web searches have drawn a blank on this topic. After installing Firefox, I thought it would automatically import my saved passwords. Now I find it probably never will, or can. has anyone found a simple method please?

Asked by boblonghurst 3 months ago

Last reply by boblonghurst 3 months ago