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Facebook not displaying correctly

I've been having problems with Facebook not displaying correctly in Firefox. It does work 100% in other browsers. I"m using Firefox with Win 10. I have cleared all recent… (read more)

I've been having problems with Facebook not displaying correctly in Firefox. It does work 100% in other browsers.

I"m using Firefox with Win 10.

I have cleared all recent history, cookies, cache. My sytem time is correct. I have checked all addons and extentions. I have even refreshed Firefox and nothing helps.

When I try to load Facebook it looks like a page with No Style but the Page Style is set as Basic Page Style. I have scanned for virus and Malware.

Most other pages load without any problems. Facebook has the problem and I also cannot load pages on Safelinking.net

Asked by Hennie27 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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I get Firefox can't download automatically to the latest version and I have to install a fresh copy multiple times a day!

Hi. I'm on 68.0b12 and I keep getting a message that Firefox can't update automatically to the latest version and I have to install a fresh copy. The day I got the messag… (read more)

Hi. I'm on 68.0b12 and I keep getting a message that Firefox can't update automatically to the latest version and I have to install a fresh copy. The day I got the message first I was running 68.0.b9 and I downloaded a fresh copy via the installer 3 times and the version was still the same and I kept getting the message. Now I'm somehow on b12 and I'm still getting that massage. It keeps appearing on my menu and takes me to the Firefox download page.

Asked by Garshasb 1 year ago

Last reply by WestEnd 1 year ago

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Dropdowns on websites don't activate and function

FF Dev Ed 68.0b14 for Mac. Mac OS 10.13.6. I turn off all my ad blockers, allow cookies turn off content blocking in the URL bar and still nothing shows up in dropdowns… (read more)

FF Dev Ed 68.0b14 for Mac. Mac OS 10.13.6. I turn off all my ad blockers, allow cookies turn off content blocking in the URL bar and still nothing shows up in dropdowns and they do not respond to clicking. How do I activate the dropdowns on, e.g., bank sites?

Asked by rj180 1 year ago

Last reply by rj180 1 year ago

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I AM GETTING ERROR WHILE BROWSING OR SEARCHING RELATED TO GOOGLE PRODUCTS

when i type or search for any word it shows like this, but only websites with correct url opens , but www.google.com doesnot opens. Also www.gmail.com is also not opening… (read more)

when i type or search for any word it shows like this, but only websites with correct url opens , but www.google.com doesnot opens. Also www.gmail.com is also not opening.

please solve this issue. vineeth annam

Asked by Rock_1234 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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All my bookmarks are gone since the latest update

I used to love Firefox but since the latest update I can't stand it. I had dozens of valuable bookmarks and now they are all gone. I have some old folders but none of the… (read more)

I used to love Firefox but since the latest update I can't stand it. I had dozens of valuable bookmarks and now they are all gone. I have some old folders but none of the "help" articvles have worked.

Asked by orracle 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox is default, yet all links open in Chrome.

On my PC, whenever I click on any links in any external program, all links open in Chrome. Even though, I've checked that FF is my default program. Also checked that chro… (read more)

On my PC, whenever I click on any links in any external program, all links open in Chrome. Even though, I've checked that FF is my default program. Also checked that chrome is NOT my default program. Have also tried making chrome default and then back to Firefox as default. Have also tried setting FF as default in Windows>> Default Programs. But nothing is working. I've even tried making IE as default from Control Panel, yet Chrome opens. I've noted 1 thing that Chrome is not there in Control Panels> Programs & Features list.

Asked by Zopfan 1 year ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 year ago

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Firefox updates seem to ignore my privacy and security concerns as addons that address them get obliterated during updates.

This has been a MAJOR PROBLEM FOR ME for me since at least the time Quantum was released. My goal during an update is to be able to continue using the release that is to … (read more)

This has been a MAJOR PROBLEM FOR ME for me since at least the time Quantum was released.

My goal during an update is to be able to continue using the release that is to be replaced until I am satisfied that the new release with its new profile includes as many of the preferences, add-ons, passwords, and other settings that can be carried forward from the previous one as possible (e.g., all that do not cause major conflicts or other serious problems not easily resolved).

The majority of the add-ons I use are related to maintaining the privacy, anonymity, security, and integrity of the browser as well as the data which it handles or manages. Quite a few are redundant so I usually have several installed but disabled at any given time.

From my perspective It makes little sense to enable Firefox to send anything to Mozilla (e.g., allow Firefox to phone home) before I am reasonably sure the new installation of Firefox is running well, with the same or a similar set of security and privacy add-ons in place, especially when I was not made very aware that enabling this would make restoring the add-ons I cherish easier in some way.

Storage is dirt cheap these days. Even on this laptop, I can add another 2TB of fast SSD storage via an external port, then move at least a 1TB of stuff off the 1TB internal SSDs -- in other words, I like the idea of having the option of making a complete backup of the entire existing Firefox Beta release I have been using with all of its pointers to my data on this system, other systems, in the cloud, etc. before letting the installer create the new installation for the upgraded Beta Release.

I gather a system reboot (or at least a browser restart would be in order at this point. After that, it would be wonderful if I was presented the option of migrating all of my old preferences, other settings, and passwords to new profile of the new installation. I doubt many of the add-ons I use are so obscure that they would not get tested by at least a few people doing QA for the upgrade so if any might pose problems, I could be told they could not be migrated with the rest that can be carried forward in a routine manner. (Specific instructions as to how to handle the exceptions would be nice. Some hints about why the particular add-on does not play well with the upgrade would give users a place to start investigating.)

What bugs me the most is that I am dead in the water until the add-ons that I use to block a shit-ton of tracking, fingerprinting, and other kinds of cookies, as well as those used by outright malware disservices found on some sites are in place to make the Web a much safer place for me and the things I use it for.

I completely understand why the upgrades to the first releases of Firefox Quantum required most users to re-install most addons and set most of their preferences, but after a major release upgrade or three to Quantum, things should be back to a lot more automated routine that preserves the functionality the user had in the previous release as much as is realistically feasible when the new release is installed in its own separate place with its own profiles, thus giving the user the fall back option of continuing to use the old release until the new one is tweaked enough to be workable for the user.

Remember: if you do not want to shed users because they get tired of having to restore things from scratch and perhaps losing a lot of important data or functionality along the way, you have to give them as clear and reliable means as possible of getting from where they where (presumably) somewhat satisfied with the old release to as good or better level of satisfaction with the new release, without making them jump through a lot of difficult hoops or perform what seem to be several arcane rituals.

In short, the default process should be to carry forward as many add-ons and user preferences as possible during an upgrade (given the user the option to start from scratch if he likes clean installs or happens to be enough of a masochistic geek to want to go through setting up two dozen add-ons and many specific settings). On occasion, I will put of with the painful process of cleaning the junk out of an old browser or system configuration, but usually I try to do that as part of routine housekeeping and like it when what should be a simple system or browser upgrade does not end up seeming like going through a full tax audit.

Regards, TMG

Asked by TMG 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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When I type ALT-e, Firefox opens the Edit pulldown menu. I don't want this behavior. How do I DISABLE or redefine ALT-e to another keyboard shortcut?

I want to use the ALT-e shortcut for a particular add-on. I want to either disable ALT-e from opening the browser Edit menu or redefine another shortcut to open the Edit … (read more)

I want to use the ALT-e shortcut for a particular add-on. I want to either disable ALT-e from opening the browser Edit menu or redefine another shortcut to open the Edit menu, freeing ALT-e for another use.

Asked by JS Eckrich 1 year ago

Last reply by taariqq 1 year ago

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Where is the dashboard showing the submissions from Firefox Feedback? (previously at input.mozilla.org))

Some time ago, the submissions from Firefox Feedback (the happy/sad faces) were visible at input.mozilla.org. It was interesting and useful to get a feel of whether one's… (read more)

Some time ago, the submissions from Firefox Feedback (the happy/sad faces) were visible at input.mozilla.org. It was interesting and useful to get a feel of whether one's issue was something isolated or common. Where did that dashboard go? ... and why? And, is our feedback still used for something, or does it go to some server that stopped working long ago?

Asked by hmijail 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Why does firefox have a white boarder on left and right sides on a 4k monitor when scalling is above 100%? (multi year problem....)

this has been a problem for multiple years. its caused me not to use my monitor at 4k because i love firefox but cannot stand a white bar on the side. im over this proble… (read more)

this has been a problem for multiple years. its caused me not to use my monitor at 4k because i love firefox but cannot stand a white bar on the side. im over this problem, it has not been fixed in several years (3+) with any update. Edge, Chrome, and Opera do not do this, only Firefox. I have tried standard, beta, nightly, and they all do the same thing. It is a firefox problem. Not windows, gpu driver, or anything else. Scaling above 100% should be just fine. I am ready to be done with Firefox as you guys don't seem to care about the problem at all. I have seen multiple posts on here about the same problem, and nothing gets done. Please fix this problem soon. I am ready to switch back to chrome -_-

Asked by Eprice1120 1 year ago

Last reply by WestEnd 1 year ago

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I can't import bookmarks from Edge

I've followed all instructions, exported my Edge bookmarks, but I just don't have any access to them from Firefox. I'll have to uninstall and continue with Edge until thi… (read more)

I've followed all instructions, exported my Edge bookmarks, but I just don't have any access to them from Firefox. I'll have to uninstall and continue with Edge until this feature is made available.

Asked by warn.jeremy 1 year ago

Answered by warn.jeremy 1 year ago

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Amazon assistant won't download

I have updated Firefox to v68 but I am still unable to download or install Amazon Assistant. I still get the error message saying 'the add-on could not be downloaded be… (read more)

I have updated Firefox to v68 but I am still unable to download or install Amazon Assistant. I still get the error message saying 'the add-on could not be downloaded because of a connection failure'. What can I do about this?

Asked by BobScott 1 year ago

Last reply by WestEnd 1 year ago

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I have multiple gmail accounts, but FireFox always remembers just one of them

How can I make FIrefox forget the gmail account it keeps wanting to come back to. I just want it (like chrome) to remember the last one I signed in to, not some arbitrary… (read more)

How can I make FIrefox forget the gmail account it keeps wanting to come back to. I just want it (like chrome) to remember the last one I signed in to, not some arbitrary one of them (that does not seem to change)

Asked by Peter Kellner 1 year ago

Last reply by WestEnd 1 year ago

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autocomplete-richlistitem order no longer works

For a few months I have been using a userChrome.css customisation which displayed a URL at the beginning of each drop down autocomplete result for the URL Bar (normally a… (read more)

For a few months I have been using a userChrome.css customisation which displayed a URL at the beginning of each drop down autocomplete result for the URL Bar (normally a useless page title is displayed).

Here is the thread where I got the script from (thanks for your help, jscher2000): https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1256581

Today I upgraded to Firefox 68 and it stopped working. Autocomplete results now display website title first, which is completely unreadable and pointless.

My userChrome.css definitely works, because if I add the following line at the end:

  • { color: red !important; }

then the text becomes red.

Unfortunately changing the order of autocomplete results so that the URL is first, has no effect.


Here is the entire content of my userChrome.css

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul"); /* only needed once */

.ac-url-text  { color: black !important; font-size: 12px !important; }
.ac-url-text[selected="true"]  { color: white !important; }
.ac-site-icon { display: none !important; }

/* Site Identity Button, EV: hide label */
#identity-box #identity-icon-labels {display:none !important}
#identity-box:hover #identity-icon-labels {display:-moz-box !important}

/* Squash tab bar to 1px tall and hide the tabs */
#TabsToolbar
{
  height: 1px !important;
  min-height: 1px !important;
  max-height: 1px !important;
} 
#TabsToolbar .tabbrowser-tab
{
  display: none !important;
}

#PopupAutoCompleteRichResult {
  margin-left: -9px !important;
    }

#PopupAutoCompleteRichResult .autocomplete-richlistbox {
  width: auto !important;
  max-width: 78vw !important;
}



/* Oldbar flex layout based on 
     https://userstyles.org/styles/131235/firefox-autocomplete-prioritize-url 
     used with permission, new errors my own */

    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="favicon"],
    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="bookmark"],
    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="switchtab"] {
      display: flex;
    }

    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="favicon"] .ac-url,
    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="bookmark"] .ac-url,
    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="switchtab"] .ac-url {
      order: 1;
      display: block !important; /* Force URL for Switch to Tab */
    }

    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="favicon"] .ac-separator,
    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="bookmark"] .ac-separator,
    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="switchtab"] .ac-separator {
      order: 2;
      -moz-margin-start: 2px;
      -moz-margin-end: 4px;
    }
    .autocomplete-richlistitem:not([actiontype="searchengine"]) .ac-separator {
      visibility: hidden !important;
      -moz-margin-start: 0;
      -moz-margin-end: 0;
    }

    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="favicon"] .ac-title,
    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="bookmark"] .ac-title,
    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="switchtab"] .ac-title {
      order: 3;
    }

    .autocomplete-richlistitem[type="switchtab"] .ac-action,
    .autocomplete-richlistitem .ac-tags {
      order: 4;
    }


  /* Overall Layout of the "Oldbar" style at 65/35 */
    /* Drop-down width */
    #PopupAutoCompleteRichResult {
      max-width: 1000px !important;
    }
    /* Space allocated to URL and title */
    #PopupAutoCompleteRichResult .autocomplete-richlistitem:not([actiontype="searchengine"]) .ac-url-text {
      min-width: calc(0.65 * (1000px - 200px)) !important;
      max-width: calc(0.65 * (1000px - 200px)) !important;
    }
    #PopupAutoCompleteRichResult .autocomplete-richlistitem:not([actiontype="searchengine"]) .ac-title-text {
      min-width: calc(0.35 * (1000px - 200px)) !important;
      max-width: calc(0.35 * (1000px - 200px)) !important;
    }

    .autocomplete-richlistitem .ac-type-icon, 
    .autocomplete-richlistitem .ac-site-icon,
    .autocomplete-richlistitem .ac-tags {
      margin-top: 6px;
    }
    
    /* Font-sizes */
    #PopupAutoCompleteRichResult .autocomplete-richlistitem:not([actiontype="searchengine"]) .ac-url,
    #PopupAutoCompleteRichResult .autocomplete-richlistitem:not([actiontype="searchengine"]) .ac-title,
    #PopupAutoCompleteRichResult .autocomplete-richlistitem:not([actiontype="searchengine"]) .ac-action {
      font-size: 14px !important;
    }
    .autocomplete-richlistitem .ac-url,
    .autocomplete-richlistitem .ac-action {
        margin-top: 4px;
    }



 /* Remove Page Actions Menu */
    #pageActionButton 
    {
      display: none !important;
    }


/* Reduce height of URL Bar drop down */
    #PopupAutoCompleteRichResult .autocomplete-richlistitem
    {
      height: 26px !important;
      min-height: 26px !important;
    }

Asked by ralphos 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Hiding addons

I have multiple add-ons. I am using their functionality but I would like to hide them so it only shows 2 of them, without losing the effect of the others. How do I do tha… (read more)

I have multiple add-ons. I am using their functionality but I would like to hide them so it only shows 2 of them, without losing the effect of the others. How do I do that?

Asked by Damen 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Can I get already synced bookmarks off of a dead device? And other syncing issues...

This involves Firefox on Mac, Windows, Android, and iOS. I have been using Firefox on my MacBook since 2012, and been syncing to my Android phones since 2015-ish (a Huawe… (read more)

This involves Firefox on Mac, Windows, Android, and iOS. I have been using Firefox on my MacBook since 2012, and been syncing to my Android phones since 2015-ish (a Huawei, then Samsung, then another Samsung, replacing them as they broke). I never had any problems. I can't remember if I was able to access already synced bookmarks from broken phones, but since I move my mobile bookmarks into desktop bookmark folders pretty often, I was never bothered enough to check. Last October, my MacBook's logic board broke. Not long after, my phone broke. I got a secondhand iPhone, and signed into sync, but nothing synced up. I assume because my devices are already dead and no longer syncing? Is there anyway for me to access my laptop bookmarks? I still have the hard drive from the MacBook.

I finally have access to a computer again, this time a Windows desktop, and logged in to my Firefox sync to see if I could find any of my disappeared bookmarks. Nope, but something weird happened. I have about 200 bookmarks on my iPhone, and the first 139 migrated to the desktop. They show up under the 'Mobile Bookmarks' folder on the desktop, but I can no longer see them on my iPhone. The most recent 20 or so bookmarks are still available on my iPhone, but don't appear on the desktop. What just happened?

While going through all the help pages, I discovered that I do have a second Firefox profile, though I opened it up and there isn't anything on it. Not sure if that matters.

Thank you!

Asked by kblazesync 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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AUTOFILL AUTOMATICALLY RESETS - FF USERS CAN NOT BLOCK AUTOFILL

I found a MAJOR FLAW in FireFox so they Steal all your info you type! I do not want my "AUTOFILL" being used, yet FIREFOX BUILT IN TO BE AUTOMATICALLY ON! I also use CC C… (read more)

I found a MAJOR FLAW in FireFox so they Steal all your info you type!

I do not want my "AUTOFILL" being used, yet FIREFOX BUILT IN TO BE AUTOMATICALLY ON!

I also use CC Cleaner and it exposed a MAJOR SECRET BUG IN FIREFOX and you can NOT TURN OFF AUTOFILL!

The "Fake" autofill is reset to always be ON, and if you try to actually Block it, your FF will reboot back to AUTOFILL ON!

You can got to Security and select "Autofill" to be off, but its a FACT, IT STAYS ON! A 2nd security program states the BROWSER PLUG IN is not Off but On! When I manually turn it off with a 2nd program, it automatically closes FF and reboots back on with AUTOFILL ON!?

So Once I turn on FireFox and my autofill in security says OFF, it actually stays on. Looking at programs browser plugin in CCleaner, it reverts and says FF Autofill is ON! When you try to clear it and change it to OFF, you FIREFOX Automatically CLOSES! Then when you restart FF and look again, CCLeaner says its ON.

I was wondering why I'd get the same stuff on pages, and I set my Security Autofill OFF. So you "assume" its off, but if you look close, you'll see stuff you typed yesterday, is still valid. Yet I reset all cookies and run CCLeaner and several other security programs.

So why can't you actually TURN OFF FF "AUTOFILL"? Their is a SECRET that forces FF to keep autofill ON, even when you select it to be OFF!

Does anyone else find this scam on, where your computer catches FF Autofill being on, when you select it to be off?

So all your typing in FF, you may select Autofill "Off", but your computer actually reads that Autofill IN FF as still being "ON".

So is FF only "Pretending" to its users to think your "autofill" data is OFF, but ITS ACTUALLY BEING SENT? If not, why is other security programs picking up on the Autofill typing being sent as "ON", inside the actual FF program? Why would a computer security program reading FF, read the blocked autofill data as being ON, while your FF security controls say its OFF inside the FF Browser?

This opens up your computer to having all your typed data secretly stolen, and if you use your CC or bank info or passwords, they are really be SENT! What a FF scam.... So was this purposely made or what?

I never remember having any "Autofill" Plugin, until the last few months. So is this a new addon, that they use to backdoor into FF and steal all your personal data?

Asked by truthergirl2017 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago