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add-ons feature suddenly disabled

The Add-On feature no longer works. When I click on it in the about:addons address, it just gives a paragraph of what add-ons are and the rest is just a white, blank pag… (read more)

The Add-On feature no longer works. When I click on it in the about:addons address, it just gives a paragraph of what add-ons are and the rest is just a white, blank page. Has been working just fine (several years) until just a couple days ago. I found this out when I had to re-install a couple legacy apps due to a FF foul-up (tried to upgrade even though I refused). I still use FF 55.0.3 because that is the last version that the Tabs Groups will work with. This single feature is far more helpful to me than all the other features of FF combined, so you can see why I want to keep it.

How can I get Add-Ons to actually let me add on again?

Asked by Wolfgang 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Browser change 14 times. Firefox would be selected and when a window from anywhere covered the section Firefox was replaced by Edge.

I fought for over 3 hours to keep Firefox my browser. The second anther window would covered the section of the general settings Firefox was removed. It did not show what… (read more)

I fought for over 3 hours to keep Firefox my browser. The second anther window would covered the section of the general settings Firefox was removed. It did not show what browser took its place, which is unusual. I had to go to my desktop to find out, and it was always Edge. Then once it became clear to whomever is monitoring me that desktop was helping me, It disappeared. Replaced by solid color. I could only watch YouTube videos with Firefox, but under it, instead of my desktop and icons were just solid colors. I arrange my window so I could see the moment my desktop returned but it never did. even the keyboard shortcuts did not worked. Call me crazy if you must, but I don't do drugs nor do I drink alcohol. Some of you, I hope, are familiar with Microsoft's intrusion in to our systems to "Improve the Windows for all". Equally, some of you would know that what that means is that Microsoft is using our systems as a Relay to get data in, get data out and get data through our systems. this improves their profits especial for steeling our bandwidth instead of having to pay like we do. I know that some of you are getting ready to have the guys come over and put me in a funny looking jacket. Hey I'm getting better in collecting evidence. In the beginning, journals, print screen shots, etc I considered proof. But then when I went to their folders they were gone. So I started using my cell to take photos and short videos of the strange happenings, documenting my plight. You see, only if my keystrokes were spied on would Microsoft know where to go and what to delete. I'm including a photo of another strange happening, where Microsoft uninvited stole about 6-7 GB of my storage for whatever reason. then that Ghost partition would move, appear and disappeared. I took 2 dozen photos of it. I was able to get in its Properties and verified it was a Microsoft created partition. When did it started that Microsoft can take even 1 byte of our storage. Does the stupid privacy agreement gives them such right? Nope I spend quite some time but nowhere does it say that for what ever reason Microsoft can steal chunks of our storage hard drives. That night I disabled my PC's WIFI, unplug it, remove the battery, Disabled the sync and turn it off. Then I did the same to my cell. Now this way Microsoft would not be able to access my system. Though I knew they left "tools in my system to prepared it for the data transferring, That night they would find the door closed. The next morning I turn my system on. Half way through boot up, I saw the same solid colors of the previous night. Without letting the boot up complete I forced a Hard Power off. I went to have my coffee, but I knew the watchers did not expect that, so they cast you wear on your arm and if you sneeze , Boom you have a mid size "Fat Boy" going off on your arm. were calling reinforcement or try to say Sorry, in their own way. After an hour I turned my system on waiting and watching for the solid colors. Nothing. My system boot up, my desktop was there, all my Apps and programs were where they're supposed to be. If there was a technical issue, there would have been some minor related issues left behind. But there were none. what Company on the planet can do that? Apple? Sure but Windows it's not their product, Elon Musk likes cars and space, Bezos (Amazon) loves retail, the Government? Sure but what for? Oh, yeah, I do have a photo of me and my wife in Hiroshima, Japan from July, 2005. It was Microsoft They had the means, the know how, and Opportunity. The pictures am sending you are in HD(large files) and I hope this program will let me send you at least one of them. I have about 2 dozen. I am so sorry for such long explanation but without it you would think that I lost my "Portofolio". You probably think that anyway. I don't blame you Thank you with all my heart. (Now I'm going to connect my cell and my P C and pick that picture. If you want more... Please, just whispered...) The Photo is too large. I'm going to zip it.

Asked by Agnostos 4 hours ago

Last reply by Agnostos 3 hours ago

Addon `easy youtube video downloader express`

Hello! I had`easy youtube video downloader express` installed, wich is an adviced addon in firefox addons! It worked great! But from one day to another it wasnt there any… (read more)

Hello!

I had`easy youtube video downloader express` installed, wich is an adviced addon in firefox addons! It worked great! But from one day to another it wasnt there anymore and I cannot install it again! What`s the problem? Maybe someone can help, please! Thx, greetz

Asked by schabrackentapir 14 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 10 hours ago

Change Auto-Complete

Hello! I don't like to use DuckDuckGo, therefore I changed the Default Search Engine which works quite well. In addition I removed DuckDuckGo from the Search Shortcuts. N… (read more)

Hello!

I don't like to use DuckDuckGo, therefore I changed the Default Search Engine which works quite well. In addition I removed DuckDuckGo from the Search Shortcuts.

Nevertheless when I open a new tab and just type in "d" the first suggestion from auto-complete is always DuckDuckGo. This is quite annoying since one of my favourite websites starts with "d" as well. Is there a possibility to force auto-complete to suggest a specific website when I tipe in "d" or at least prevent auto-complete from suggesting DuckDuckGo?

Thanks!

Asked by gentilissima 19 hours ago

Last reply by gentilissima 14 hours ago

I just purchased Firefox VPN yesterday

I just purchased Firefox VPN yesterday. I was able to get the icon and turn on and off the VPN when needed. Now the icon is gone and I can not find out how to control my … (read more)

I just purchased Firefox VPN yesterday. I was able to get the icon and turn on and off the VPN when needed. Now the icon is gone and I can not find out how to control my VPN. I would like to get the Icon back and to also get the VPN working again.

Asked by matt88828 20 hours ago

Last reply by Ngoc 14 hours ago

changing the Firefox icon

I want to change how the firefox icon looks ON THE TASKBAR AND QUICK MENU. I've been searching for a while but i can only find how to change it as a shortcut on the des… (read more)

I want to change how the firefox icon looks ON THE TASKBAR AND QUICK MENU. I've been searching for a while but i can only find how to change it as a shortcut on the desktop, can anyone help?

Asked by John_R 17 hours ago

Last reply by strafy 16 hours ago

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 days ago

Last reply by xodecam288 19 hours ago

"View Image"

Why was this changed? I always used view image, and if I needed it in a new tab or a new window I could use control + click or shift + click. This literally removes a fea… (read more)

Why was this changed? I always used view image, and if I needed it in a new tab or a new window I could use control + click or shift + click. This literally removes a feature for no reason. I don't want my images in a new tab all the time, sometimes I don't need the current tab. I'm just dumbfounded

Asked by alenthas 2 weeks ago

Last reply by leohoeppner 5 days ago

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Backspace keyboard button not working in Firefox 87

Hello, I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the pa… (read more)

Hello,

I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the past if I'm not using a mouse on my laptop and had to click on the back button in the toolbar with the trackpad. I'm not too sure of why that happened with the upgrade and was a little surprised about that. Hope I can be able to get around this in some way if one of you know anything about this. Thanks.

Asked by Anduma22 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

Bitwarden Pop-Up closes ind Touch Mode

Dear all, I recently have a problem with the Bitwarden Addon (1.49.1) and Firefox (88.0) on Windows 10 with my Surface Pro 7. When I activate the the addon the window pop… (read more)

Dear all,

I recently have a problem with the Bitwarden Addon (1.49.1) and Firefox (88.0) on Windows 10 with my Surface Pro 7.

When I activate the the addon the window pops up and when I then tap on something in the window, for example, the settings or the field for password entry, then the extension closes.

This happens only in touch mode, when I tap on the windows. When I use a mouse or a pen it doesn't close.

There are some workarounds like open the addon in new windows or opening the virtual keyboard from the tray. But it has worked very well for a long time. Also in other chromium based browser it works still.

I contacted the Bitwarden Support and they could reproduce the problem, but are not able to fix it, because it has something to do with the particular environment for the add-ons in Firefox.

Is there something in the settings, which coud fix the problem or is it possible that it will be fixed in another update?

Best regards,

Sascha

Asked by sascha6 1 day ago

  • Solved

Add-on Permission in detail

Hi, I am a bit of a panaroid person, so regarding to the permission: "access my data for all websites", does that means an add-on has the ability to make input in the bac… (read more)

Hi, I am a bit of a panaroid person, so regarding to the permission: "access my data for all websites", does that means an add-on has the ability to make input in the background by itself? For example, whether an add-on is able to control my account on a website, changing the settings, password, and etc?

Asked by Eddie 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

Why does FF not have a 'tab to search in the address bar' function like in Chrome?

In Google Chrome, if you fill in the first letters of a website you want to visit, the browser will autocomplete the name and give you the option to press the tab key and… (read more)

In Google Chrome, if you fill in the first letters of a website you want to visit, the browser will autocomplete the name and give you the option to press the tab key and search that website. Why doesn't FF have this function?

I know there is a system with keywords, but this is less efficient I think. You have to set up the keyword and then remember it. I don't think the keyword system itself is bad, but I don't see why there couldn't be a 'tab to search' function with all possible websites, in addition to the keywords system.

Asked by super-anthony 2 days ago

Last reply by arugula 1 day ago

My tabs no longer stay continuously logged upon closing and reopening. What setting must I restore to get back to continous log on state?

I apparently changed some setting so now every tab reopened with TAB Manager must be manually logged into each time I close and reopen them in firefox. What is the setti… (read more)

I apparently changed some setting so now every tab reopened with TAB Manager must be manually logged into each time I close and reopen them in firefox. What is the setting I must change to restore the previous functionality.

Asked by Don Mashak 1 day ago

Last reply by Don Mashak 1 day ago

Font size TOO small on tabs, bookmarks and toolbars

I am currently on FF88. It seems that every time there is an update, the font gets smaller and smaller. I have been able to adjust the global fonts easily. With all ava… (read more)

I am currently on FF88. It seems that every time there is an update, the font gets smaller and smaller.

I have been able to adjust the global fonts easily.

With all available extensions not available anymore, there is no way to customize fonts for tabs, bookmarks or toolbars.

I have to move in so closely to navigate around FF. I hate to ask for something this simple, please provide a option.

I am not able to do code, so that's out. Not really excited to move permanently to another browser but I might have to. Was able to adjust the above items easily.

This has been an ongoing issue for FF.

Will this every be addressed? Thanks

Asked by waz123 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

On the file icon...email link should show yahoo.com not hotmail.com please update

Please change the email link on the File icon to my yahoo account instead of hotmail. I have no idea how to do it. [Personal information removed by moderator. Please rea… (read more)

Please change the email link on the File icon to my yahoo account instead of hotmail. I have no idea how to do it.

[Personal information removed by moderator. Please read Mozilla Support rules and guidelines, thanks.]

Asked by Jeanne's Computer Account 1 day 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 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago