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89.0b2 Revert new tab design

Today I updated my Firefox Developer Edition to version 89.0b2 and now I just can not look at this browser anymore, "Inspired new tab design" is taking too much space and… (read more)

Today I updated my Firefox Developer Edition to version 89.0b2 and now I just can not look at this browser anymore, "Inspired new tab design" is taking too much space and now became largest and at the same time least information-dense panel in my entire desktop! I searched around the web for a bit in hopes that I will find a theme or an add-on that will revert this particular change but no luck. I really want to revert to old UI look (at least tabs bar), there should be default theme or option to get back to old style. After some investigation I found userChrome.css but don't really want to install it (maybe this is actually the way of doing this kind of styling). Please help me revert UI design to old one.

Asked by PepeTheFrog21 3 months ago

Answered by TerryN21 3 months ago

May need to install the required video codecs

# My problem When i go to some site with video (for example https://www.openproject.org/ ) i have the following message : "To play video, you may need to install the requ… (read more)

# My problem

When i go to some site with video (for example https://www.openproject.org/ ) i have the following message : "To play video, you may need to install the required video codecs".

# Spec

I run Firefox Beta in Fedora, it's installed in /opt/ folder. I have the "normal" version of firefox too and the video works well.

# Some other infos

The video seem to be a mp4 video and i have the following package installed in my fedora GStreamer Multimedia Codecs (Multimedia plauback for APE, AVI, DV, FLAC, FLX, Flash, MKV, MP4, Speex, VP8, VP9 and WAV).

Asked by bouteiller.alan 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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Search.....

One of your recent updates has all searches forced to the address bar..... I use the Google search box on my homepage and from the first letter its moved to the address … (read more)

One of your recent updates has all searches forced to the address bar..... I use the Google search box on my homepage and from the first letter its moved to the address bar... Go back to the Google box on the homepage.... You've made it useless....

Asked by koyotee 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

Update caused changed colors

Just updated to latest Version 89.0. Rebooting the PC all of Firefox's colors changed to terrible washed out colors. Reading other inquiries I tried running the extensi… (read more)

Just updated to latest Version 89.0. Rebooting the PC all of Firefox's colors changed to terrible washed out colors. Reading other inquiries I tried running the extension "Firefox Colors" but it didn't help. How do I reset to original default colors? Sincerely, DDBob.

Asked by ddbob 1 month ago

Last reply by sharonfromvt 1 month ago

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How do I disable the floating tabs that come with the 89.0 update

The floating tabs are awful. They all mix together and look like one giant tab which makes it infinitely harder to find what I'm doing when I have many tabs open. The pro… (read more)

The floating tabs are awful. They all mix together and look like one giant tab which makes it infinitely harder to find what I'm doing when I have many tabs open. The proton design is disappointing all around but these tabs are unacceptable.

Asked by Sage 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

How do I get the old (pre 89) tabs and menu style back?

I'm happy for those who prefer the new style, but I am not one of them. The tabs don't need to be this big, and I prefer having visible borders between them. I also don't… (read more)

I'm happy for those who prefer the new style, but I am not one of them. The tabs don't need to be this big, and I prefer having visible borders between them. I also don't like rounded corners. The menu isn't as important, but I preferred how that looked before as well.

Is there some setting I can change, or should I just revert to an older version, hoping the option will exist in the future?

Thanks and have a good day.

Asked by rodario 1 month ago

Bookmarks/Copy - Paste Window

I don't like this new look at all. Two issues: 1) Before today, when I opened my bookmarks, I saw all of them. But now, since they're more spaced apart, I have to scro… (read more)

I don't like this new look at all. Two issues:

1) Before today, when I opened my bookmarks, I saw all of them. But now, since they're more spaced apart, I have to scroll to the bottom to get to those at the bottom.

2) If I scroll to the bottom of the bookmarks, and then close out the bookmarks, the next time I open the bookmarks, and I want to go into "Other Bookmarks" (at the top), I have to scroll up there to get to it!

Before, if I wanted "Other Bookmarks," all I did was hit the tab, and went right down to it.

Why do they do this? Don't they check this out before giving it to everyone? Without any kind of setting to go back to what it was, if you want to?

3) If I highlight text and right click to copy or cut, the window that comes up is so big! And I have to go up three or four inches to copy or cut. Before, copy and cut was barely an inch away.

Same thing with spelling mistakes. The correct spelling is a lot further away now.

Why do they do this? Don't they check this out before giving it to everyone? Without any kind of setting so you can go back to what it was, if you want to?

I just noticed that it depends where the cursor is when you highlight. So the cut/copy commands could be closer. But still, if it aint broke, don't fix it!

Asked by Steve09 1 month ago

Last reply by Steve09 1 month ago

Unknown device is not being signed out of when I try to do so.

I can not sign out of an unknown device on my account. Every time I sign out, I log back in and it is still displayed as being a part of my account. I can not find and ti… (read more)

I can not sign out of an unknown device on my account. Every time I sign out, I log back in and it is still displayed as being a part of my account. I can not find and tips anywhere please help.

Asked by grantmaxwell32 1 month ago

How do I diable muting on tabs?

I keep accidentally muting my tabs when all I want is to click on them to switch to them. I don't want the option to mute the tabs at all. I just simply want to switch to… (read more)

I keep accidentally muting my tabs when all I want is to click on them to switch to them.

I don't want the option to mute the tabs at all. I just simply want to switch to the tab when I click on it.

How do I do that?

My version is 89.0

Asked by guardianofthebox 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Task/toolbar at bottom of the page dissapeared

My google searching is leaving me at a loss here. I did something and the taskbar at the bottom of the web browser is now covered by the browser. Not the bar at the top, … (read more)

My google searching is leaving me at a loss here. I did something and the taskbar at the bottom of the web browser is now covered by the browser. Not the bar at the top, the bar at the bottom that has whatever other programs you're running listed in multiple tabs. Every single damn search is leading to how to mess with the task/toolbar at the top of the freakin page. I can make it reappear if I press the windows button or open another program, but while in Firefox it's not visible. The top taskbar, bookmarks, and all are still there so it's not in full page mode. I know the fix is probably ctrl and some other button somewhere but what?

Asked by salambeth 1 month ago

Command line options to Firefox

I can find no recent documentation on command line options for the Firefox Browser. All of the information on this appears to be out of date or just does not work any mor… (read more)

I can find no recent documentation on command line options for the Firefox Browser. All of the information on this appears to be out of date or just does not work any more (in the latest version June 2021). Is there any documentation on this anywhere that is correct for the current version of the browser? I am specifically trying to run firefox with command line options on Windows 10 but I do not see that that should make any difference. The only option I can get to work is starting firefox with a specific URL; even then I have to change the browser settings to get that to open a new window; because the browser settings override the command line option -new-window

Asked by ian.thomwohl 1 month ago

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Cannot stop Firefox using the address bar as a search function

When I try and use the search bar in google to search anything, what ever I type appears in the address bar instead. Sometimes it trys to create a URL for what I am typin… (read more)

When I try and use the search bar in google to search anything, what ever I type appears in the address bar instead. Sometimes it trys to create a URL for what I am typing and fails.

I want to stop Firefox from using the address bar as the means of searching. I have read solutions online about changing things in about:config, however, this is not working fully.

It will only work it only works if I open up a new window. If I try and open up a tab it returns to trying to create a URL from my search requirements.

I have also tried the preference screen and nothing in there resolves the problem either.

Asked by stephenhicks1974 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

Email a webpage link in Firefox?

How can I email the link for a webpage I am on to someone? There used to be three little dots immediately to the left of the bookmark star on the page address that I coul… (read more)

How can I email the link for a webpage I am on to someone? There used to be three little dots immediately to the left of the bookmark star on the page address that I could right click and easily send the page link with. Now it appears to have disappeared (6/15/2021). Help!

Asked by barbara52 1 month ago

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 1 month ago

volume and sound will not work since last 2 updates on both windows 7 and windows 10 after 89 and 89.1. youtube videos and others will not play sound. They did before these horrible updates.

volume and sound will not work since last 2 updates on both windows 7 and windows 10 comuputers after 89 and 89.1. youtube videos and others will not play sound. They … (read more)

volume and sound will not work since last 2 updates on both windows 7 and windows 10 comuputers after 89 and 89.1. youtube videos and others will not play sound. They did before these horrible updates. what do I need to put in my userchrome to make them work? Any other fixes.

Asked by inzaratha 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

Disabling "mute tab" icon doesn't work.

I read this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1092509 And i switch "browser.tabs.showAudioPlayingIcon" to "false" and restart the browser. But I am st… (read more)

I read this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1092509

And i switch "browser.tabs.showAudioPlayingIcon" to "false" and restart the browser. But I am still able to turn off the sound by clicking the icon on the tab. The config option is still set to "false".

What is the proper way to disable mute icon on tabs?

Firefox 89.0.1 (64 bit)

Asked by Baal101 1 month ago

Last reply by Baal101 1 month ago

Firefox won't load certain pages properly

Spontaneously, Firefox is now unable to load certain websites properly: Twitter won't show tweets, streaming websites won't play, and sites like Wikipedia have lost their… (read more)

Spontaneously, Firefox is now unable to load certain websites properly: Twitter won't show tweets, streaming websites won't play, and sites like Wikipedia have lost their formatting. Other websites seem completely unaffected, like YouTube, Pinterest, and news sites. This is only happening on Firefox, as my other browsers are unaffected, but Firefox is my default and I don't want to have to switch.

I've tried restarting both the browser and my PC, clearing the cache, turning off my firewall and anti-virus, disabled add-ons, and unregistered service worker... I'm out of ideas.

I've included some images to show what I mean.

Asked by swain.commission 1 month ago

Last reply by Chris Mortland 5 hours ago