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Tabs Become Unresponsive

Hi all, Currently on the latest beta on macOS Big Sur v11 beta (20A5364e). Crashing of tabs has at least been resolved since previous versions but I am having an endless … (read more)

Hi all,

Currently on the latest beta on macOS Big Sur v11 beta (20A5364e).

Crashing of tabs has at least been resolved since previous versions but I am having an endless usability issue. I can have 2-5+ tabs open and clicking on the tab itself appears dead/unresponsive. Clicking a few more times (in different areas of the tab) or selecting another tab then switching back results in the tab being selected/usable/active again.

I am unable to find any common way to replicate this or reason for it - the sites in the tabs are always very much different. It's not the web site that becomes unresponsive as even when opening multiple 'new' tabs, the same issue can occur without even loading a site.

Detailed version info included.

Asked by david348 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

I am trying to get Duckduckgo as my default search engine in Firefox.

Hi- I am trying to switch from Google to Duckduckgo as my default firefox serach engine. I successfully downloaded the add on and it is now enabled on firefox in the add… (read more)

Hi- I am trying to switch from Google to Duckduckgo as my default firefox serach engine. I successfully downloaded the add on and it is now enabled on firefox in the add on section. It installed fine. That said, when I click on my magnifying glass in the search bar, it shows only the prior search engines, Norton Safe search, Discover Now, and Google. There is no Duckduckgo option to select and save as the default. What is wrong?

Asked by bbvette 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

Kid safe site List , make FF safe for kids ?

Hello & Thanks ; Win 10 Is there a way to make FF safe for kids . I have written a Kid-Safe-Browser in vb.net 2019 .vb , but it uses IE11 , which has to many limitat… (read more)

Hello & Thanks ; Win 10 Is there a way to make FF safe for kids . I have written a Kid-Safe-Browser in vb.net 2019 .vb , but it uses IE11 , which has to many limitations . So I am looking at FF . Is there already something in FF for this , or is there already an extension for this . A list of allowable sites , if not in list then can't get there ?

Thanks for your Help...

Asked by vmars316 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

How to use 'Block Site' extension , need Docs ?

Hello & Thanks ; I installed 'block site' but cant find any Docs in how to use it , Even on its own site . I am particularly interested in its 'reverse mode' and its… (read more)

Hello & Thanks ; I installed 'block site' but cant find any Docs in how to use it , Even on its own site . I am particularly interested in its 'reverse mode' and its login password . Pls , where can I find Docs ? Thanks

Asked by vmars316 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Re-Enable Blocked Add-on

I have an older addon that was disabled. it's no longer supported and won't be updated. I'd like to reenable it anyway. I'm well aware of the general "risks" involved and… (read more)

I have an older addon that was disabled. it's no longer supported and won't be updated. I'd like to reenable it anyway. I'm well aware of the general "risks" involved and prefer to have use to my tools.

"Download has been disabled due to security or stability issues." The best I can see is that the inclusion of optional search bar changes is the culprit. I'd be more aware however the admin on the report has hidden the comments and the bug-report is a bit lacking.

I would prefer not to turn off all add-on verification unless I absolutely must. But that's the point I've now reached. I'm using FireFox 82.0b3 on MacOS 11 Thanks.

Asked by lostinlodos 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

Firefox cannot download updates

Every day I get a Firefox popup that says, "Firefox cannot download the latest version. Download the latest version and we will help you install it". Sometimes the popup … (read more)

Every day I get a Firefox popup that says, "Firefox cannot download the latest version. Download the latest version and we will help you install it". Sometimes the popup appears immediately after I open my browesr, and sometimes it appears after I've been using the browser for several hours.

I've been doing the daily download and install, but I want to know what's causing this. I'm using a Late 2015 21.5" iMac running macOS Catalina Version 10.15.7. Firefox is Version 82.0b4, set as default browser with automatic updates turned on. I've been running Beta versions of Firefox for >2 years and have not had problems with updates before this. Thanks for any suggestions and solutions!

Asked by bert_ruden 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Box Model Highlight

Hi, I am using Firefox Developer Edition and I am always using DevTools. While I was working, box model disappeared. Can anyone help me? Basically what i want to say is,… (read more)

Hi, I am using Firefox Developer Edition and I am always using DevTools. While I was working, box model disappeared. Can anyone help me?

Basically what i want to say is,

In this video feature name called Box Model disappeared. [Mozilla Org]

Asked by mehmetali.kus 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

How to add addons to the toolbar

Hello, I am new to firefox. so, when i install an addons they doesnt show up in the toolbar. how can i add those addons to the toolbar. this might be a silly question but… (read more)

Hello, I am new to firefox. so, when i install an addons they doesnt show up in the toolbar. how can i add those addons to the toolbar. this might be a silly question but please do help me.

Asked by Alok 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

paypal "cart" interface

Hi There, I'm on the firefox beta channel presently v82.0 using web browser on mac v10.15.7 and using this website "https://www.roadstercycle.com" which uses a paypal car… (read more)

Hi There, I'm on the firefox beta channel presently v82.0 using web browser on mac v10.15.7 and using this website "https://www.roadstercycle.com" which uses a paypal cart for shopping. Seems every time i add something to the cart it makes a "new" cart so i can never get more than one item in it. I have no problems with Safari - so its something to do with Firefox as opposed to the website (methinks.) I restarted firefox in "safe mode" and the problem still persists. I disabled "enhanced tracking protection" as well to noavail.

Like with most things its probably not a bug but a feature but I'd be curious to get your take on it.

Thanks, Stephen

Asked by spragues 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Print issues since new update to 82.0 64 bit windows 7 pro

Just updated to 82.0 and all of a sudden I am unable to print legal size. All settings, including both Windows and Firefox shows legal paper size. Firefox prints in lette… (read more)

Just updated to 82.0 and all of a sudden I am unable to print legal size. All settings, including both Windows and Firefox shows legal paper size. Firefox prints in letter size only. All other apps/programs print in legal size. Any thoughts on this. Only started this morning after the update. Checked on another computer with Firefox prior to update and it prints legal, then updated that computer's Firefox to 82.0 on windows 10 pro and same issue. Thank you

Asked by billsjohansen 1 month ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 1 month ago

Website access denied error

I just started having this problem a few days ago prior to the latest FF update. I'll be browsing around and on some websites, all the sudden when I click on a navigatio… (read more)

I just started having this problem a few days ago prior to the latest FF update. I'll be browsing around and on some websites, all the sudden when I click on a navigation link, I get this Access Denied error. I've tried disabling all add-ons, totally shutting down my VPN, double checked my firewall settings, cleaned out my cookies and internet cache and even updated FF to the current version.I know these few websites (so far) are active, so after doing more researching, I've come here to see if anybody else has any ideas. I would appreciate it

Gregg

Asked by mrbassman1252 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

for several months now firefox completely stops working when there is an update waiting

it will literally stop working, no refresh, no navigation, sites fail to load properly sometimes all controls in the ui refuse to respond at all. The fix is always to shu… (read more)

it will literally stop working, no refresh, no navigation, sites fail to load properly sometimes all controls in the ui refuse to respond at all. The fix is always to shut down firefox, then on restart the new update installs and everything is fine. I find this as unacceptable as win 10 deciding it wants to reboot while you're working. This problem seems really intentional on mozilla's part and I the user should determine when I am done using the browser and ready to install an update, not the browser itself.

Asked by swagnyc 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Pinned sites that can't be removed

I downloaded a virus that made my default browser some chinese one and it also pinned all of these tabs to my search bar. They are no where to be found in my browsing his… (read more)

I downloaded a virus that made my default browser some chinese one and it also pinned all of these tabs to my search bar. They are no where to be found in my browsing history. I have already ran a couple virus scans and removed a crypto mining program that had been installed on my pc. Now i just need help removing the pins.

Asked by dperrinu 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks -- How ? I like to keep a copy on my computer . I do not wish to do a SYNC . Why do I need to do a SYNC -- I like to keep my info to m… (read more)

FireFox 82.0 Exporting bookmarks -- How ? I like to keep a copy on my computer . I do not wish to do a SYNC .

Why do I need to do a SYNC -- I like to keep my info to me and not all over the internet /cloud .

Asked by UgotNO1 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Change my FireFox account email

1. Yahoo is or has closed my account because I chose not to upgrade to their new system. How do I change my Firefox account using my new email ([email]@wavecable.com) … (read more)

1. Yahoo is or has closed my account because I chose not to upgrade to their new system. How do I change my Firefox account using my new email ([email]@wavecable.com) ? 2. for some time I have been unable to print articles from the internet using Firefox while I can with Microsoft Explorer. I prefer to stay with Firefox except for this one inconvenience. I mentioned this to my printer support (Brother Printer) and they said that they could not help me and that I would need to go to Firefox Support.

My old Yahoo may not be working so please use my new email (xxx @wavecable.com)

Thank you very much for your help

Dick Nehls

Asked by dick.nehls 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago