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Firefox Downloads menu "Open Containing Folder" opens the file instead :(

When I download a file and click on the downloads button to bring up the Downloads menu, I often just want to open the Linux Mint file manager in the right folder so I ca… (read more)

When I download a file and click on the downloads button to bring up the Downloads menu, I often just want to open the Linux Mint file manager in the right folder so I can move the file to a more appropriate place.

In the menu, there's the little button to the right of the listed downloaded file with "Open containing folder", but if I click on that, FF opens the downloaded file, not the file manager.

Obviously this wasn't always like this, but I don't recall doing anything that might have caused the issue. How can I set FF back to the default action of opening the Linux Mint file manager?

Thanks!

Asked by Adam H. 10 months ago

Answered by Adam H. 6 months ago

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Viewing google Gmail causes crash during page load

When viewing gmail with my personal account, Firefox is crashing after it loads the conversations in the sidebar. I have tried resetting, using a private window, and runn… (read more)

When viewing gmail with my personal account, Firefox is crashing after it loads the conversations in the sidebar.

I have tried resetting, using a private window, and running in Safe Mode

Here is the crash report Id: bp-b36c8ee9-37cb-4dec-9380-2f6320210228

I can repeat this at will. I will try disabling the conversations bar using another browser and then update to see if that helps (it's not crashing when I view my work gmail).

Thanks for your help ;-)

Asked by milohax 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago

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Clearing my Browser Cache SHOULD NOT be this tedious

As I am on the computer all day, I find it helpful to get around slow page loads and stuck videos by clearing my Browser Cache frequently. As many as 20 times daily. I h… (read more)

As I am on the computer all day, I find it helpful to get around slow page loads and stuck videos by clearing my Browser Cache frequently. As many as 20 times daily.

I have to do these exact steps: 1) Click on Tools>Options>Privacy & Security. 2) Scroll down, wait while cache data is gathered before the Clear Data option becomes active 3) Click on Clear Data 4) Uncheck the Clear Cookies box 5) Click Clear.

I do understand that by using the right settings, I could have Firefox clear the cache automatically, but that would just mean frequently closing Firefox and opening it right back up, losing all my open tabs in the process, so that option really doesn't work for me.

It would be really nice if Firefox could just put a button to Clear Cache (and only the cache, not the cookies) right on the Menu Bar. It would be one quick click and done!

Am I missing something - is there a way to customize my menu bar to do this, or is this something Mozilla is looking into?

Asked by joelchummel 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago

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Speckled Visual Glitch

Hello. In any firefox windows, the glitch (see attached images) is present, Any time i mouse over an interactive elelment, all of the speckles change position, and someti… (read more)

Hello. In any firefox windows, the glitch (see attached images) is present, Any time i mouse over an interactive elelment, all of the speckles change position, and sometimes color. they look to be very random, sometimes being absent from a large part of the page, and other times being very thick throughout it's entirety. the only way i have found fix it is by downgrading version, however i still would like to know if there is a solution for fixing this version. in chromium browser, this glitch isn't present, it also only, in the past, displayed on pdfs, and some iframes (HTML term for embedded websites in windows), but now it covers the whole page, it isn't unusable but sometimes is hard to look at. This glitch has been present for at least a week (current date is march 1st) but definitely longer. Thanks.

Asked by evjackeden06 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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why Firefox Taking Alot Of Resource?

Why Firefox Taking Resource Without Even Opening Multiple Tabs ,At Startup Browser Starts With 60-70 CPU Usage And Even If Close The Browser It Still Takes 60-75 Until I… (read more)

Why Firefox Taking Resource Without Even Opening Multiple Tabs ,At Startup Browser Starts With 60-70 CPU Usage And Even If Close The Browser It Still Takes 60-75 Until I Close It From Windows Task Manager,Attached Some Screenshots Check It You.

Asked by jimmi2017 10 months ago

Answered by user3670792 10 months ago

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Can't get to sbcglobal.net email

I have been able to access my sbcglobal.net email up until to day. Today, I got to https://currently.att.yahoo.com/ as usual. I select "sign in" I select my account… (read more)

I have been able to access my sbcglobal.net email up until to day.

   An error occurred while processing your request.
   Reference #97.4f397c68.1616602006.71f9255 
  • I have tried adjusting protections to no avail
  • I can sign in using another browser, but NEVER with FireFox.


Any suggestions? Otherwise, I think that I may need to dump FireFox.  :-(

Asked by b1pmail-bruce 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago

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download stops

im trying to install a 25 gb file zip and when it gets to 5,7 gb it stops now i've done a research and every one says about:config so when i go to see this i get pages no… (read more)

im trying to install a 25 gb file zip and when it gets to 5,7 gb it stops now i've done a research and every one says about:config so when i go to see this i get pages not error, pages so i din't understand how to make it appear please help me

Asked by anappi347 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago

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Youtube webpage search box

I'm having a problem with firefox and the youtube webpage. When I use the youtube search box on the youtube site I can't use the space bar to create spaces. It seems to b… (read more)

I'm having a problem with firefox and the youtube webpage. When I use the youtube search box on the youtube site I can't use the space bar to create spaces. It seems to be stuck in media control mode as the space bar only pauses and unpauses videos now. I am not focused on the video bar of a video which would normally result in space pausing the video. My cursor in the search box and the space bar still pauses and unpauses but no spaces are made in the search box.

I do not have this problem in Chrome or Edge.

What I have tried doing:

1. Restart machine 2. Refresh firefox 3. Uninstall firefox

Point 3 above doesn't seem to be any different from refreshing firefox.

I am not sure what else to do here. Perhaps I'm just missing something basic?

Asked by HadesZA 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Multi-Account Containers Issues

Hello, - Multi Account Containers installed - Several add-ons requiring MAC are recommended to be disabled due to thinking it is not installed - Even the MAC extension t… (read more)

Hello,

- Multi Account Containers installed - Several add-ons requiring MAC are recommended to be disabled due to thinking it is not installed - Even the MAC extension thinks MAC not installed - Enable Container Tabs grayed (blued) out - I am not forcing private windows/tabs

Asked by Brad 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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I can not to play any friv game after update

Hi! I've been using Firefox the last 8 years, and so far I have not had any problems. I have latest version of Mac OS. I used to play Friv flash games at https://www.friv… (read more)

Hi! I've been using Firefox the last 8 years, and so far I have not had any problems. I have latest version of Mac OS. I used to play Friv flash games at https://www.friv.com/, but it has not been updated for a long time, so I started playing at https://www.friv5online.com/, https://www.desura.com/ and https://www.y8games.center/. I don't remember exactly when it started, but definitely after the next update Mozilla and now I can not to play any game! When I go to the page with the game, there is a black background... See attach

Asked by Dmitrii Gar 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Firefox Theme keeps reverting to light theme

So I was on a theme spree trying to find something that fit my tastes better before deciding I would opt for the custom CSS Firefox route, however, I added Dolan's Dynami… (read more)

So I was on a theme spree trying to find something that fit my tastes better before deciding I would opt for the custom CSS Firefox route, however, I added Dolan's Dynamic theme (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/dolans-dynamic-theme/) and when I tried testing it on other sites I came to realize it was not actually dynamic and decided to use a different theme. However, even after a complete browser refresh/clean-up, as well as a fresh installation of Firefox, my browser still reverts to the light / dynamic theme when I click out of the Add-Ons page. I will disable and remove all added themes and select the default and it will take effect on my browser, however when I ctrl+t or click new tab my browser reverts back to the light / dynamic theme.

Really upsetting seeing as I can't stand light themes and I prefer using Firefox for my web development work however now Firefox is sidelined for Chrome (which I cannot stand using). Any and all help or input will be appreciated and if I can provide anything else to help I will gladly do so.

Asked by Kyle Parker 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 9 months ago

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Instagram website disables Firefox back ( < ) button, why?

Whenever I open an Instagram profile or anything on that site the Back button will be greyed out as if the current (instagram) site was the first site that I visited in t… (read more)

Whenever I open an Instagram profile or anything on that site the Back button will be greyed out as if the current (instagram) site was the first site that I visited in the current window or tab. No matter how many navigation moves and page/site changes I made previously in the same window/tab, it all just vanishes and I can't go back!

Asked by Stargate Max 10 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 10 months ago

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Help lost all book marks

updated firefox to the latest edition and have lost all bookmarks. Looked at all the articles tried several and no results still no book marks. Please help. a very sen… (read more)

updated firefox to the latest edition and have lost all bookmarks. Looked at all the articles tried several and no results still no book marks. Please help. a very senior citizen

Asked by stefin5121 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Installation of Firefox Lockwise for Windows 10

Hi, How do I install Firefox Lockwise for Windows 10? I visited Firefox Lockwise's website (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/lockwise/) and there's only installation… (read more)

Hi, How do I install Firefox Lockwise for Windows 10? I visited Firefox Lockwise's website (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/lockwise/) and there's only installations for Android & iOS devices but I only want it installed in Windows 10. How should I go about it?

Waiting for your reply asap, thank you.

Cool Regards, Pallas

Asked by PALLAS 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Firefox 86: change print margin unit from inch to millimeters

Firefox 86 has introduced a new print preview panel which I like. What I don't like though is that the unit for print margins has changed from millimeter to inch (see scr… (read more)

Firefox 86 has introduced a new print preview panel which I like. What I don't like though is that the unit for print margins has changed from millimeter to inch (see screenshot, in German). In previous versions, it was possible to set the unit in the prefs by changing "print.printer_PostScript/default.print_paper_size_unit". Value 0 meant imperial units, value 1 meant metric units. This entry does no longer exist.

There is still the entry "print.printer_printername.print_paper_size_unit" for every printer that's installed. Those values are all set to 1 in my case but this doesn't seem to have any effect.

So how can I set the margins of printed pages in millimeters instead of inches?

Asked by mrmustard1 10 months ago

Answered by Jonathan Watt 10 months ago

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Need Firefox stub-setup in german language

Dear Sir or Madam, I like to install Firefox with the online stub setup, because it installs the latest version automatically. But in the first installation english is pr… (read more)

Dear Sir or Madam,

I like to install Firefox with the online stub setup, because it installs the latest version automatically. But in the first installation english is predefined and has to be changed later in settings manually (for every user account).

Is there the possibillity for a stub-setup (not the offline-version!) that installs Firefox in german language directly and if yes, can you tell me where I find the download for it?

With kind regards.

Drago Yoshagi

Asked by drago-yoshisabel 10 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 10 months ago

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Secure Connection Failed to https://mybenefitwallet.com/ -- Linux only. No problem in Windows FF

I am unable to access https://mybenefitwallet.com/ from Firefox 86.0.1 on Fedora Linux. Same Firefox in Windows works just fine. The error I get when accessing that site … (read more)

I am unable to access https://mybenefitwallet.com/ from Firefox 86.0.1 on Fedora Linux. Same Firefox in Windows works just fine. The error I get when accessing that site is:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to mybenefitwallet.com. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s).

Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

Asked by mkg2 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago