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How to setup Encrypted ESNI

After watching this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAfY_bNJTBI i went to https://www.cloudflare.com/ssl/encrypted-sni/ and did the test. Result is 3/4. (See screen… (read more)

After watching this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAfY_bNJTBI i went to https://www.cloudflare.com/ssl/encrypted-sni/ and did the test. Result is 3/4. (See screenshot below) Secure DNS, check DNSSEC, check TLS 1.3 check Enrypted SNI, fail In Firefox i tried doing exactly what the person did in the video but i dont have the settings he is showing in about:config Why is that? (Below you can see the screenshot, those settings are missing from about:config)

So my question reamins simple, how can i enable Enrypted SNI in Firefox?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Sync working only partially, not all data synced

Hello, I have two laptops, an old one with a synced firefox, and a new one where I want to get all the passwords, tabs, theme, settings and extensions. The OS is the same… (read more)

Hello, I have two laptops, an old one with a synced firefox, and a new one where I want to get all the passwords, tabs, theme, settings and extensions. The OS is the same (NixOS, Linux).

I can successfully log-in and enable sync on the new laptop: it's possible for me to see the list of tabs from the other device, open and sync those tabs, but other things are not synced or synced partially.

For example: of the 30+ passwords on the old device, only 15 are present in the new device; no theme or extension is synced, bookmarks seems to be properly synced.

I don't know where to get more info about the sync (besides the about:sync-log page, which shows no logs), so I can't really tell what's going on. Indeed, nothing changes if I press the "Sync now" button.

I also tried refreshing firefox or creating a new profile from scratch and sync that again, but to no avail. Do you have any suggestion? Thanks

Asked by ale.re 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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How can i pre-define custom setting in Firefox?

How can i customize Firefox with my own privacy-settings and save those settings for a new installation? Each time after installing Firefox i must go trough all the setti… (read more)

How can i customize Firefox with my own privacy-settings and save those settings for a new installation? Each time after installing Firefox i must go trough all the settings once again. To avoid this time consuming steps, is there a way to import all user-specific-settings for a new installation? The screenshot i attached below clearly shows IT IS POSSIBLE to pre-edit firefox settings for a new installation. Question remains, how can i do that?

For example i wish to always use those settings: (all set to false)

toolkit.telemetry.enabled privacy.resistFingerprinting geo.enable extensions.pocket.enabled media.peerconnection.enabled browser.urlbar.placeholderName > DuckDuckGo

-nevery remember history -dns over https -block tracking content in all windows (not only private) -block cross site and social media tracking -ublock origin extension active -delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed -enable https only mode in all windows

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Problem with the "Email a link to this page" button

Since updating to ESR v. 91.30 the "Email a link to this page" button no longer uses Outlook [the Office program, not Outlook.com] to mail links. My Win10 settings reflec… (read more)

Since updating to ESR v. 91.30 the "Email a link to this page" button no longer uses Outlook [the Office program, not Outlook.com] to mail links. My Win10 settings reflect that Outlook is my default mail program, but my Fx about:preferences does not seem to want to use Outlook for this purpose. The subject button brings up instead a Gmail message. How can I use Outlook, not Gmail?

Asked by Odin3 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

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migration to new linux and get the error

I get backup from my filrefox such as : cp -rv ~/.mozilla/firefox/* /mnt/my_external_hdd_mounted/myfirefox/ In new linux I did the following steps: 1. rm -rf .mozilla/f… (read more)

I get backup from my filrefox such as :

cp -rv ~/.mozilla/firefox/* /mnt/my_external_hdd_mounted/myfirefox/

In new linux I did the following steps:

1. rm -rf .mozilla/firefox/* 2. cp -rv /mnt/my_external_hdd_mounted/myfirefox/* ~/.mozilla/firefox/ 3. chown mohsen.mohsen -R ~/.mozilla/firefox/

By the way, both of them are version 91.

But after run of firefox, I get the error of attached picture.

Asked by Mohsen Pahlevanzadeh 3 weeks ago

Answered by Mohsen Pahlevanzadeh 3 weeks ago

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The latest firefox: close, Minimize, restore order doesn't appear the same order as the system, Mojave-light theme is used.

Hi experts, I installed the latest firefox 91.2.0esr (64-bit) yesterday on OS centos 7.9, and use the Mojave-light theme. I change the close, maximize, minimize to the le… (read more)

Hi experts,

I installed the latest firefox 91.2.0esr (64-bit) yesterday on OS centos 7.9, and use the Mojave-light theme. I change the close, maximize, minimize to the left top corner of each window and change such order under dconf-editor. Remember, my order is: close, maximize, minimize, (red, green, yellow), NOT close, minimize, maximize,(red, yellow, green).

Actual results:

The actual result is that: only firefox doesn't take effect. Only firefox window has the WRONG order: close, minimize, maximize. (red, yellow, green)

Expected results:

It should be: close, maximize, minimize (red, green, and yellow)

or:

how to change the order of close, maximize, minimize in the userChrome.css?

PS1: changing to the default theme, or using safe-mode doesn't work.

Asked by 1539908400 3 weeks ago

Answered by andmagdo 3 weeks ago

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Disable Address Bar Search in Firefox 91

I want to disable the searching in the address bar. I have already changed the configuration settings in about:config. I have Google search set up as my home page and I w… (read more)

I want to disable the searching in the address bar. I have already changed the configuration settings in about:config.

I have Google search set up as my home page and I want to continue using that for searches. In Firefox 91, as soon as I start typing in the search box on the home page, it jumps to the damned address bar. After changing the configuration settings, now it wants to visit whatever I typed in! I also changed browser.fixup.alternate.enabled to false per another suggestion.

I suspect I'm screwed and I'm going to have to ditch Firefox for another browser, but if someone has some magic settings, I'm all ears.

To repeat, I have already changed: keyword.enabled to false browser.fixup.alternate.enabled to false

I do not want to disable the search suggestions. I want Firefox to stop moving my cursor from the Google search box in the middle of my home page to anything in the address bar.

Asked by AndalayBay 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

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new update 91.3.Oesr.

My Firefox has just been updated to 91.3.Oesr. Previously the lock symbol in the URL could be dragged to the desktop to save the URL as a bookmark. This update doesn't a… (read more)

My Firefox has just been updated to 91.3.Oesr. Previously the lock symbol in the URL could be dragged to the desktop to save the URL as a bookmark. This update doesn't allow me to do that. Please advise.

Asked by no1uno 4 weeks ago

Answered by no1uno 4 weeks ago

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Errorcode 55e4-a579-582e-c5e4

I got this error-code on my homepage: 55e4-a579-582e-c5e4 and Error 400, The homepage works in Google, Edge, Opera etc but do not work in Firefox. What to do next? … (read more)

I got this error-code on my homepage: 55e4-a579-582e-c5e4 and Error 400, The homepage works in Google, Edge, Opera etc but do not work in Firefox. What to do next?

Asked by patrik8 3 months ago

Answered by patrik8 3 months ago

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Unwanted Symbols on Firefox Browser

When I open my Firefox browser I appear to get a new page which, as well as displaying recently visited sites also shows some social media symbols(Facebook etc) The appea… (read more)

When I open my Firefox browser I appear to get a new page which, as well as displaying recently visited sites also shows some social media symbols(Facebook etc) The appear about half way down and I neither like them or want them. How do I get rid of them and revert to the correct Firefox page please? See uploaded image

Asked by Pyr 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Hover Higlighting for Firefox

I found the following css for highlighting all context menu items for Firefox 91 ESR (not working on side-bar items from hamburger menu) /*************************** Hig… (read more)

I found the following css for highlighting all context menu items for Firefox 91 ESR (not working on side-bar items from hamburger menu) /*************************** Highlight context menu items

                                                      • /

menu[_moz-menuactive="true"], menuitem[_moz-menuactive="true"] {

 background-color: #e8eefd !important;  /* blue 95% lighter */
 color: #3d3dff !important; /* blue 62% darker */
 /* https://www.w3schools.com/colors/colors_picker.asp */

}

How do I apply the same highlighting shown by the red arrow to the text where grey and heavy blue is used for highlighting? I find css very convoluted and it's hard for me to know what ids/parameters to use to get the desired effects. Any help appreciated. https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2021-11-02-08-41-28-04f021.png https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2021-11-02-08-41-46-9a2c8b.png

Asked by click-click 1 month ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 month ago

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Hover Higlighting for Firefox

I found the following css for highlighting all context menu items for Firefox 91 ESR (not working on side-bar items from hamburger menu) /* Highlight context menu items … (read more)

I found the following css for highlighting all context menu items for Firefox 91 ESR (not working on side-bar items from hamburger menu)

/* Highlight context menu items */

menu[_moz-menuactive="true"], menuitem[_moz-menuactive="true"] {

 background-color: #e8eefd !important;  /* blue 95% lighter */
 color: #3d3dff !important; /* blue 62% darker */
 /* https://www.w3schools.com/colors/colors_picker.asp */

}

How do I apply the same highlighting shown by the red arrow to the text where grey and heavy blue is used for highlighting? I find css very convoluted and it's hard for me to know what ids/parameters to use to get the desired effects. Any help appreciated.

Asked by click-click 1 month ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 month ago

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Photo autoloader (with eBay or Craig's List) fails to load image with FF

I had this issue and was not certain where the problem occurs, either the browser, my computer, or the applications involved. I could not find the problem by googling a … (read more)

I had this issue and was not certain where the problem occurs, either the browser, my computer, or the applications involved. I could not find the problem by googling a solution so I tried to isolate the source of the problem. The images are not the issue; I can move and view them using a variety of apps. I shutdown and restarted windows 10, cleared cookies and data, and tried another browser (Chrome was downloaded and opened as a guest) . That's where I finally had some success. I was able to login to eBay and upload photos. I believe something is corrupted with FF. Has this type of problem been noticed and resolved before?

Asked by Wally 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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pdf Files will not open with adobe acrobat and I have the open pdf files with adobe acrobat checked?

I use html pages on an internal hard drive that link to pdf documents. For some reason since Version 91.0.2 was installed I can not get the pdf documents to open with Ado… (read more)

I use html pages on an internal hard drive that link to pdf documents. For some reason since Version 91.0.2 was installed I can not get the pdf documents to open with Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.The new version insist on opening the pdf's in the Firefox web browser. When I click on a pdf link at an external website the files will open in Adobe Acrobat. I used the code below to test the open in Adobe Acrobat execution and it works on the w3School example. When I run it strait from my hard drive the document opens in the Firefox web browser.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h1>PDF Example</h1>
    <p>Open a PDF file <a href="datasheet_cube-model-715.pdf">example</a>.</p>
  </body>
</html>

Please let me know if there is a solution. Thank you,

Asked by leodesign1 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Wide Bookmark Spacing is Horrible!

When they updated to 89, large spaces were created in between the bookmarked web sites when the window unfolds. So the bookmarks at the bottom don't fit in the window, a… (read more)

When they updated to 89, large spaces were created in between the bookmarked web sites when the window unfolds. So the bookmarks at the bottom don't fit in the window, and to get to the ones I can't see, I have to click the arrow at the bottom. But making it worse, is that if I do go to the bottom, the next time I open the bookmark tab, the list will open at the bottom (it doesn't revert to the top). So I'd have to scroll up to get to the ones at the top.

I list my bookmarks in the order they're in so I can get to the ones I go to most often as fast as possible. So they're at the top - I don't have to scroll far to get to them. I also use the "Other Bookmarks" tab since that's at the top. But sometimes that's hidden and I have to scroll up to get to access that as well.

Also, this update changed the size of the command windows - the copy/paste window, the "open in new tab" window, and the window to get the correct spelling of the word. They're so big, they run from the top of the screen to bottom, instead of a small square. So you'll have to scroll way up to get to the command or word you want.

I can't stand this.

There was a simple work-around. Changing the proton preferences to false. But they removed them with 90. I posted a message on these boards a few weeks ago asking for them not to be removed. Of course it didn't do any good.

There supposedly is a "fix" to this, but it has to do with CSS - whatever the heck that is and I'm not even going to attempt to figure it out. Fixing this should NOT be complicated at all (like the proton preferences). And besides, even that CSS thing won't bring everything back to what is was. So why bother?

More scrolling, bigger command windows, etc., are not that big of a deal, but that's not the point. Why can't they leave well enough alone? What part of "If it ain't broke, don't fix it," do they not understand? If I wanted a tedious way to access my bookmarks, I'd use Chrome!

I know it won't happen, but how can we get them to reset the bookmarks and command windows back to the way they were? Is that asking too much? Ask a silly question...

If their objective is to lose Firefox users, congratulations. It just might work.

Asked by Steve09 3 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 month ago

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Double spacing in Menus is back :'-(

A few months ago Firefox decided to double space all the items in menus. Reading through the forums many people didn't like this because of the amount of space that the m… (read more)

A few months ago Firefox decided to double space all the items in menus. Reading through the forums many people didn't like this because of the amount of space that the menus now take up. Fortunately there was a work around, by setting 'browser.proton.contextmenus.enabled to false they returned to normal

This morning Firefox my got upgraded and the double spacing problem is back again. However there appears to be a bug with the setting and the menus won't return to normal. I'm now stuck with stupidly large menus that won't fit on the screen and lots of painful scrolling.

Does anybody have an alternative workaround until this is fixed?

Asked by stormcloud 3 months ago

Last reply by chrisjsevans 1 month ago

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Proton needs a "kill" switch

The proton changes might make for a better smartphone experience, but it really trashes operations on computers. In case you are wondering why firefox's share of the brow… (read more)

The proton changes might make for a better smartphone experience, but it really trashes operations on computers. In case you are wondering why firefox's share of the browser market continues to slide, upgrades like "proton" are the main reason.

Asked by dvdmaven 1 month ago

Answered by Seburo 1 month ago