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Firefox no longer clearing browser and download history upon closing.

Firefox stopped clearing browser and download history when the browser is closed. It appears this started after the latest update (104.0). The settings have not been chan… (read more)

Firefox stopped clearing browser and download history when the browser is closed. It appears this started after the latest update (104.0). The settings have not been changed, nor have any new extensions been added. Firefox just simply stopped performing this function as it should.

Asked by nodnocr 1 year ago

Answered by nodnocr 1 year ago

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Keeping colorways theme after moving to new laptop

I have recently bought a new laptop and installed Firefox, which I have been using for a long time. After signing into my Firefox account, everything synced over to my ne… (read more)

I have recently bought a new laptop and installed Firefox, which I have been using for a long time. After signing into my Firefox account, everything synced over to my new Firefox account, apart from the colorways theme that I chose with the Firefox 94 update - mine is "Foto - Soft". Is there any way that I can get this theme on my newly installed version of Firefox? Thanks.

Asked by shutupimogen 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox not saving usernames passwords

I recently updated to Firefox 104. When starting up the browser it prompted me to do a refresh which I naively said yes to. After Firefox was done refreshing and finally … (read more)

I recently updated to Firefox 104. When starting up the browser it prompted me to do a refresh which I naively said yes to. After Firefox was done refreshing and finally came up again I noticed all my saved logins (usernames/passwords) from version 103 were gone. I spent the last several recovering my passwords which was very frustrating. And when Firefox prompted me to save the uname/passwds for each I pressed the save button thinking they were saved. I should have checked because they were not saved when I went to the about:logins page to see. It was empty. So I clicked on the "Create New Login" button to enter one manually. After entering in the web URL, my username and password and clicking "Save" a red banner appears above saying "An error occurred while trying to save this password."

How can I fix this so Firefox will once again save passwords?

Asked by cgrobertson 1 year ago

Answered by cgrobertson 1 year ago

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My firefox browser keeps telling me that the server is not found everytime I use the search browser

Every time I try to use the search function I get this message, saying that they can't find the URL. I've already tried checking my connection, my firewall, restarting my… (read more)

Every time I try to use the search function I get this message, saying that they can't find the URL. I've already tried checking my connection, my firewall, restarting my computer, using the troubleshoot mode, and uninstalling + reinstalling again. Can somebody please help?

Asked by bluestorm801 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Font Size of main content on all sites renders at 13px after waking from sleep

All of a sudden, after waking my computer from sleep, I found that many websites in Firefox are displaying the main text content at 13px, ignoring font sizes specified in… (read more)

All of a sudden, after waking my computer from sleep, I found that many websites in Firefox are displaying the main text content at 13px, ignoring font sizes specified in CSS etc. I first discovered this on my organization's website, I thought it was a browser cache issue, but it has persisted. The text content on our front page is all the correct size, but everything on the website that is "main content" text that is not in a heading tag, like blog post or regular page content, is rendered at 13px. Other sites like Wikipedia load this way as well. In private mode, the issue disappears. In Chrome, the issue does not occur.

I have cleared all cookies, browser cache, site data, history, and the problem persists. I have checked the default font settings in Firefox, the checkbox saying websites should override the font settings is already checked. Zoom is set to 100%. I updated to the latest version in the course of restarting, and it didn't fix the issue either.

In the attached screenshot, the examples on the left are in regular Firefox windows. On the top right, a page on our site is displayed correctly in Firefox private mode. In the bottom right, Wikipedia is displayed correctly in Google Chrome.

Asked by zbCanAdv 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Left click is not working unable to open link, start videos

The issue appeared about two days ago. On the page https://index.hu/ the left click is not working from firefox. This is the most popular news site in Hungary. I also exp… (read more)

The issue appeared about two days ago. On the page https://index.hu/ the left click is not working from firefox. This is the most popular news site in Hungary. I also experienced the issue on other sites.

It is working fine from chrome and chromium. The issue is appeared on linux and windows 10 machines as well.

I tried to clear the cache but it does not help.

Please fix this ASAP or I have to delete your browser.

Asked by gbvarga 1 year ago

Answered by gbvarga 1 year ago

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plugshare.com page is missing couple of crucial menu icons

When plugshare.com loads, there is a prominent search box at the top left corner. However it is missing the menu icon (see attached pic) as well as the search icon. This … (read more)

When plugshare.com loads, there is a prominent search box at the top left corner. However it is missing the menu icon (see attached pic) as well as the search icon. This is happening on 2 different machines running Ubuntu 22.04.

Please fix. Google Chrome displays just fine; see attached pic.

Asked by groundie 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Weird issue between interaction of firefox and bluestacks

Latest firefox update 104 x64 crashed every time bluestack piex64 (android emulator) launches. Afterwards running firefox again will keep running with no problems issues.… (read more)

Latest firefox update 104 x64 crashed every time bluestack piex64 (android emulator) launches. Afterwards running firefox again will keep running with no problems issues. Its only on launch of bluestacks that the issue happen and have replicated in different machines. I presume latest update uses some kind of internal android adb instance running? and it conflicts with the one that bluestacks emulates?

Asked by ssmb212 1 year ago

Answered by ssmb212 1 year ago

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104.0.2 update has shrunk text size on all websites and is causing webpages to display improperly

Instantly upon installing the latest update I've witnessed glaring issues across the board with Firefox that are severely impacting my ability to browse websites. The t… (read more)

Instantly upon installing the latest update I've witnessed glaring issues across the board with Firefox that are severely impacting my ability to browse websites.

The two major issues are as listed in the title, all text is about 10-20% smaller, the ui elements displayed within web pages are also shrunk to this same degree (zooming in the page just makes everything appear distorted and thus is not an acceptable fix), and many parts of text or coding are broken on pages that cause them to display the wrong colors which make many sites all but impossible to read.

I do not utilize any of the windows settings for zooming or making text larger, I've already attempted to clear cache and cookies, and thus far I can't find any way to resolve the issue. To be clear, this is a firefox issue because other browsers such as chrome still display everything perfectly.

Asked by SchwhatNow 1 year ago

Answered by SchwhatNow 1 year ago

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emailing weblinks from Firefox using mail - need to pick alternate method

My new Windows 11 laptop forces me to use the "Mail" app to forward links by email using the "email a link to this page" utility feature in the Firefox toolbar Prior to … (read more)

My new Windows 11 laptop forces me to use the "Mail" app to forward links by email using the "email a link to this page" utility feature in the Firefox toolbar Prior to this, my old laptop would just use Outlook which was quicker/better.

The multi-step method using Mail was cumbersome so in trying to designate Outlook as the sending vehicle over Mail, I designated a non-performing solution which is now preventing me from emailing links (and captured webpage info) at all. I would like to migrate back to Mail or find the correct choice for Outlook but the "email a link to this page" in the Firefox toolbar does not work now as a result of my poor choice.

Anyone know how to fix this? I have "restored factory defaults" and other on the toolbar features but does not help. This was apparently an unrevocable choice.

John

Asked by John Buttles 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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Today, I posted an idea in "Ideas" section of Connect Mozilla, but it seems to be deleted without any notice. Why?

Under Firefox "Help" menu I saw that there is a link for "Share ideas and feedback". I posted today an idea to Mozilla Connect "Ideas' section to improve Firefox, but it… (read more)

Under Firefox "Help" menu I saw that there is a link for "Share ideas and feedback". I posted today an idea to Mozilla Connect "Ideas' section to improve Firefox, but it seems to be deleted. My account page shows I posted "1 post", but no post is visible. Is it possible that my post is deleted by admins for some reason? In that case, shouldn't I receive a message for why it is deleted? Below is my post and related image as attachment.

Title: “Active tab” marker design needs to be changed to make it more functional

Post content: Firefox is my favorite browser. I use several other browsers during my work, as well and the older design of Firefox tab markers (indicating which tab I am on) was much better. Before Firefox ver. 89, the active tab design was more functional as it was immediately clear which tab is the “active tab”. I prepared a visual comparison of how different browsers indicate the active tab. (attached image). Also inserted how it was before Firefox Ver 89. I hope the designers will take this into consideration in the future releases.

Asked by aferhan 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue (Error Code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_SELF_SIGNED_CERT)

I can't connect to my router using this same link I've always used: https://router.asus.com:8443/ I also tried: http://router.asus.com and: http://192.168.1.1/ Nothing ha… (read more)

I can't connect to my router using this same link I've always used: https://router.asus.com:8443/ I also tried: http://router.asus.com and: http://192.168.1.1/ Nothing has changed! I get a security error. See attachment. There is no "Proceed at your own risk" option. I've spent hours searching for a work around or fix. Nothing works! How in blue blazes am I supposed to connect to my ASUS Router's GUI. This is Windows 10, Firefox 104.0.2 (64-bit)

Asked by acct3 1 year ago

Answered by acct3 1 year ago

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How can I stop the purple Tracker Information pop-ups that appear every time I open a new webpage?

Hi, Since recent updates to Firefox I get a purple pop-up listing Trackers at the bottom right of my screen every time I open a new webpage. I'm happy with my PC securi… (read more)

Hi,

Since recent updates to Firefox I get a purple pop-up listing Trackers at the bottom right of my screen every time I open a new webpage. I'm happy with my PC security settings and have good protection software running - but this pop-up listing Trackers is becoming a nuisance.

Is there a way to stop Firefox displaying the Tracker notification pop-ups whilst still intercepting and blocking them in accordance with my security settings?

I see that other users have asked the same question, but it does not seem to have been answered yet.

Thanks,

Peter

Asked by PeterKinloch 1 year ago

Answered by PeterKinloch 1 year ago

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Login not possible anymore on Letterboxd.com and other websites since update to FF 104

Hello, This issue might or might not be related to [other issue] I have since I updated Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04 and therefore updated my Firefox to 104. I can't login anym… (read more)

Hello, This issue might or might not be related to [other issue] I have since I updated Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04 and therefore updated my Firefox to 104. I can't login anymore on Letterboxd since the update. It's not a problem of username or password. When I click "Sign in", nothing happens except a page refresh, but I'm still not logged in. Other strange behaviour on that site since the update: most of the images don't appear. For example on this page : https://letterboxd.com/films/# all the movie covers are just blank.

The website does work properly when using Firefox in private mode though (both login and images work fine), so this makes me think it's related to my other issue mentioned above.

OS: Ubuntu 22.04 Firefox 104.0.2

EDIT after posting this question: I just found out that I can't login on Google either. I enter my username, password, then it asks me to validate on another apparel that it's really me, which I do, and nothing happens so I can't login. It works normally in private mode.

Asked by vanecx 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Update fault

After last update V104.0.2 fire fox will not allow me to access router to change settings message given, unable to connect, can I revert to previous version of firefox as… (read more)

After last update V104.0.2 fire fox will not allow me to access router to change settings message given, unable to connect, can I revert to previous version of firefox as always worked before update

Asked by allan.pool 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Upgraded to version 104.0.1, now Google search scrolls instead of showing pages

After I upgraded to the most recent version 104.0.1 on my desktop, Google search results infinitely scroll instead of breaking up into pages. I haven't changed anything e… (read more)

After I upgraded to the most recent version 104.0.1 on my desktop, Google search results infinitely scroll instead of breaking up into pages. I haven't changed anything else, didn't add any new Add-ons, etc.

What could be causing this? I tried altering every setting on the Google Search site, but it keeps happening. Is there a way to revert to an older version?

Asked by invisiblejungle 1 year ago

Answered by invisiblejungle 1 year ago