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New windows endless loop

I am using Firefox 85.0.2 (64-bit) on a Macbook running OS X 10.13.6. This problem has been afflicting me for six months or so. On certain websites that open a new page i… (read more)

I am using Firefox 85.0.2 (64-bit) on a Macbook running OS X 10.13.6.

This problem has been afflicting me for six months or so. On certain websites that open a new page in a new window, the new window instantly enters what I would describe as a "resizing loop": the window starts small and immediately maximizes. Each time it fills the screen, though, it immediately shrinks back down and starts again. This looping behavior continues endlessly, until I kill Firefox or somehow manage to get the malfunctioning window to close. On my employer's webmail, for instance, I'm not able to compose a new message, because it tries to open a new window and gets stuck.

The resizing is very fast and very incessant, fast enough to induce nausea in the unsuspecting user. Can anyone offer any suggestions?

Asked by shih.kaiyang 6 days ago

How to switch quickly between Firefox windows of different profiles using hotkeys on Mac

Hi! I have two Firefox windows open. One is of my 'Personal' profile and the other is of my 'Work' profile. (Both set in 'about:profiles'). I would like to switch between… (read more)

Hi!

I have two Firefox windows open. One is of my 'Personal' profile and the other is of my 'Work' profile. (Both set in 'about:profiles'). I would like to switch between the two using hotkeys.

While I'm able to switch between Firefox windows of the same profile using the default "Cmd + ` ", it's not working between windows of different profiles. "Alt + tab" works of course but that's slow if I haven't activated one of my profiles (window) for a while.

If there isn't a native solution, I'd also be interested in hearing about Lua + "Karabiner-elements" workarounds if you are familiar with them.

Thanks!

Asked by lukacs.peter.andras 6 days ago

Last reply by lukacs.peter.andras 5 days ago

Youtube

Hi everyone! When watching YouTube, I can stream the video to the my TV by pressing a button on the player. (Google Chrome or app on my phone). I attach a screenshot. Whe… (read more)

Hi everyone! When watching YouTube, I can stream the video to the my TV by pressing a button on the player. (Google Chrome or app on my phone). I attach a screenshot. When I switched to the firefox browser, this button is not. The function is extremely convenient, why isn't it in firefox?

Asked by gglstas 5 days ago

Password

Hi, I'm new to Firefox. I have a Facebook account which I have no issues with when using in Opera. But when I try to sign in to FB on Firefox it doesn't recognise my pass… (read more)

Hi,

I'm new to Firefox. I have a Facebook account which I have no issues with when using in Opera. But when I try to sign in to FB on Firefox it doesn't recognise my password. So I changed it yet it still isn't recognised. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks, martin.

Asked by martin 6 days ago

Last reply by martin 5 days ago

Change default language for specific websites in Firefox

Hello, Sorry if there is already a solution to my problem but I've searched for hours without success. I live in France and I purposely set my system language to English … (read more)

Hello,

Sorry if there is already a solution to my problem but I've searched for hours without success.

I live in France and I purposely set my system language to English to have everything in English but for some specifics french websites I want them to be displayed in french by default. (not all of thoses websites offers to remember the default language nor have a language switcher)

I tried all the extensions suggested on superuser.com but none of them work (anymore, I guess).

By memory I tried the following Mozilla Firefox extensions with no success :

   Language Switcher
   Language Switch
   Quick Accept-Language Switcher

Also, the point is to "remember" the websites and default language because currently I always have to edit the URL to replace "en" by "fr" and then reload the page.

   OS version : macOS Big Sur 11.2.1
   Firefox version : 86.0

The other workaround I have is to use another browser with the French language set as default but I'm really looking for a solution allowing me to use only one browser for personal web browsing.

Thanks and have a nice day

Asked by Amine 6 days ago

Last reply by Amine 5 days ago

Is there a way to disable the rounded corners on Picture-in-Picture?

The PiP feature is useful, but I find the rounded corners a bit annoying (MacOS 11.2 Big Sur). Is there a way to remove/reduce the amount of rounding so the full picture … (read more)

The PiP feature is useful, but I find the rounded corners a bit annoying (MacOS 11.2 Big Sur). Is there a way to remove/reduce the amount of rounding so the full picture is displayed?

Asked by Kanwar 6 days ago

Last reply by Kanwar 5 days ago

How to change the color on sidebar for my bookmarks

I am new to Firefox and hope I am doing this the right way. I would like to know How to change the color on sidebar for my bookmarks. Its white and hard to see and also m… (read more)

I am new to Firefox and hope I am doing this the right way. I would like to know How to change the color on sidebar for my bookmarks. Its white and hard to see and also make the bookmarks once looked at changed to that website icon?

Thank you for all your help.

Frank

Asked by franick 5 days ago

How to switching multiple addon at once

I want to switching on/off multiple extension at once, but built-in addon management is not capable of it (even swiping out disable addon when switched) , and there are n… (read more)

I want to switching on/off multiple extension at once, but built-in addon management is not capable of it (even swiping out disable addon when switched) , and there are no addon doing it.

I imagines like this , which doing preset type of management.

Any help?

Asked by bleepblopp 5 days ago

Resizing bookmark column width doesn't work

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.14; rv:86.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/86.0 Steps to reproduce: 1.Opening bookmark by command-shift-o 2.Dragging bounda… (read more)

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.14; rv:86.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/86.0

Steps to reproduce: 1.Opening bookmark by command-shift-o 2.Dragging boundary line of bookmark column (name, url, added date...) to resize the width

Expected results: The width of column is changed

Actual results: The width doesn't changed properly. The column next to dragged one is changed or completely ignores change at all.

Asked by bleepblopp 5 days ago

Last reply by bleepblopp 3 days ago

Restricting Extensions to Specific Domains

Many extensions ask for access to your entire browsing activity. While many extensions claim they are not doing so, this is not a technical restriction, but a policy rest… (read more)

Many extensions ask for access to your entire browsing activity. While many extensions claim they are not doing so, this is not a technical restriction, but a policy restriction of their own.

In Chrome, there is a option within the browser to restrict extensions to operate within certain domains. For example, you could say that Honey is only allowed to run on *.amazon.com domains.

Is there a way to configure this option within FireFox? If not, what's the best way to request this feature be added? There are a number of extensions like Honey that are helpful for ecommerce and product research, but I want to provide a technical restriction to what data they can collect from the browser by restricting them to specific domains.

Thanks! Moose

Asked by Moose 3 days ago

Sort YouTube playlists alphabetically in Firefox browser for Mac

Is there a way to sort YouTube playlists alphabetically in the Firefox browser on Mac OS? I can do it on my iPhone X using the YouTube app; but I normally use YouTube usi… (read more)

Is there a way to sort YouTube playlists alphabetically in the Firefox browser on Mac OS? I can do it on my iPhone X using the YouTube app; but I normally use YouTube using the Firefox browser on my MacBook Pro.

I'm using Firefox 86.0 on a MacBook Pro 13" early 2015 running Mac OS 10.14.6.

Asked by KT 3 days ago

Since update can't access a local IP address

Updated to Firefox 86.0. MacOS. If I now attempt to access my router using its local address (192.x.x.1) it simply doesn't happen. I've allowed pop-ups for the sign in… (read more)

Updated to Firefox 86.0. MacOS. If I now attempt to access my router using its local address (192.x.x.1) it simply doesn't happen. I've allowed pop-ups for the sign in window - although it never needed it before. Tried http and https. Also have a bookmark for it which no longer works. All I get is a blank tab, yet there's some endless communication happening according to Menu Meters Rx/Tx display. If I do the same as always using Safari I can log into the router exactly as I always have done. Why? What has been changed? What has Firefox blocked? Help please.

Asked by aka_pseudonym 3 days ago

Update to Firefox 86.0 (Mac) renamed the app Firefox 2!

I just updated Firefox on my Mac to Firefox 86.0 and the app itself became named Firefox 2. When it is running the name on dock is now Firefox 2. I tried to change it b… (read more)

I just updated Firefox on my Mac to Firefox 86.0 and the app itself became named Firefox 2. When it is running the name on dock is now Firefox 2.

I tried to change it back to plain Firefox (removing the space character and 2 from its name in the Application folder).

When I did that an relaunched it the display looked a bit weird and all of my bookmarks were gone!

Changing it back to Firefox 2 made it well again. I have never, ever seen Firefox do this.

Asked by laffitte 4 days ago

Last reply by laffitte 3 days ago

Does using Firefox make cookie opt in on sites ineffective ?

Hi, I am confused about the two ways we control cookies. Firefox says its blocks trackers ( ie cookies), esp third party ones, which are the problematic ones. But when … (read more)

Hi,

I am confused about the two ways we control cookies. Firefox says its blocks trackers ( ie cookies), esp third party ones, which are the problematic ones. 

But when we surf, we see options to accept third party cookies. So far I always go ahead and select No. But could I be saving time by clicking yes; knowing Firefox blocks them anyway ? Shouldn't there be a way that Firefo sends information to the site I'm visiting automatically about my wish not to have third party trackers?

Thanks, Caroline

Asked by caroline16 3 days ago

Last reply by caroline16 3 days ago

Firefox disabled ublock extension

FF produced a yellow message under URL pane say something like FF has disabled extension... unfortunately I could not read the entire message in time. I doul Ublock 1.33.… (read more)

FF produced a yellow message under URL pane say something like FF has disabled extension... unfortunately I could not read the entire message in time. I doul Ublock 1.33.2 disabled.

What would cause FF, version 86 to disable an extension

Asked by Mace2 2 days ago

Can you set how top sites are arranged?

I've got four rows of eight top sites, not sure what the default order they're in is based upon, but it would be nice if we could have them arranged alphabetically, as an… (read more)

I've got four rows of eight top sites, not sure what the default order they're in is based upon, but it would be nice if we could have them arranged alphabetically, as an option. Is this possible, or must we move each individual one manually, to accomplish this?

Asked by StevenCee 2 days ago

full screen Mac / Vollbild Mac

English: Hallo If you use Mac and Firefox, in full screen always if you go up with the courser the Mac Menu Drops down and overlap the Taps, in chrome the Browser moves t… (read more)

English: Hallo If you use Mac and Firefox, in full screen always if you go up with the courser the Mac Menu Drops down and overlap the Taps, in chrome the Browser moves the tabs down.

Is there a solution?

macOS Big Sur V:11.1 , macpro 13inch

German/Deutsch:

Hallo, wenn du auch einen mac nutzt und Firefox, und du mit der Maus nach oben fährst dann kommt jedesmal das Macmenü in die quere beim auswähler der Tabs, gibt es hierzu eine Lösung?

macOS Big Sur V:11.1 , macpro 13inch

Asked by svenweida 1 day ago

Login isssues

Hi, I'm having login issues on a website. I use Firefox for my browser. I have a couple of add-ons and VPN. I have disabled them but it still does not work. I have tried … (read more)

Hi, I'm having login issues on a website. I use Firefox for my browser. I have a couple of add-ons and VPN. I have disabled them but it still does not work. I have tried Safari with no VPN and no joy there either. I have cleared all cookies, cache history, put tracking protection at standard and cleared cookies from the Profile Folder (read the article on Mozilla about this issue). I have taken Firewall off Mac and tried it withiut VPN. Still nothing. I have checked my ipad without vpn. I can login on that on Firefox (without vpn) but I want to use my macbook if possible.

It's strange because I managed to log in on the website first time no problem and then I logged out and back in again and it wouldn't accept the password change. it's for a course and the people organising it have reset the initial password again but I still can't log in (they can do it with my username as they have sent me a video showing me they can and saying that it must be my end).

I have previously had a login problem with another website with a 403 error but that works without vpn. This doesn't.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by pmavp2gsap4ma 2 days ago

Last reply by pmavp2gsap4ma 1 day ago

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 3 days ago

Last reply by milohax 1 day ago