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How to stop URL bar from enlarging on click onf firefox 77?

I hate it when I click on the url-field and its size change. It wasn't there in former firefox versions and I did not miss it. It changed some time ago. Any decent softwa… (read more)

I hate it when I click on the url-field and its size change.

It wasn't there in former firefox versions and I did not miss it. It changed some time ago. Any decent software development would have introduced his new feature and provided a "classic" option to turn it off. Not so firefox. Mozilla introduced it and I had to google how to get the old behaviour back. No option.. I have to go to about:config, ignore teh warnings, find some weird options and set them to false and the mozilla turned that off too. Now the was to change it is to set up a css-file, got to about:config again to make firefox actually read that file, place some mystery css-code in there and it still does not work!

Very annoying, an outstanding example of bad practice how to introduce new features and take away users choices.

So: How to stop URL bar from enlarging on click?

Asked by joe80 5 months ago

Last reply by joe80 6 days ago

Cannot sign into Gmail, states this browser (Firefox) is not secure

I hav been using my Gmail in Firefox with no problem until about 3 days ago. Now when I try to sign in to my account I get a pop up window which states “This browser or … (read more)

I hav been using my Gmail in Firefox with no problem until about 3 days ago. Now when I try to sign in to my account I get a pop up window which states “This browser or app may not be secure. Try using a different browser. Etc.”

I have tried another browser (chrome) and Gmail works fine, but I like working in Firefox. But at this rate I may dump Firefox and go to another browser.

I have looked through the other support group questions and solutions. I have tried them all and nothing is resolved. Clearing cache, clearing cookies, using a private window, managing data, using forget about this site, generating a new profile, disabling extensions, loading in safe mode, etc.

I have Firefox version 83.0 (64 bit). My operating system is windows 7.

Any other suggestions?

Margot

Asked by malnwick 1 week ago

Last reply by malnwick 3 days ago

Jagged fonts after 83 update.

Installed 83.0 update for my Firefox a few days ago and noticed that fonts in browser looks worse. It bacame jagged (sharp) as if Clear Type was disabled in my system but… (read more)

Installed 83.0 update for my Firefox a few days ago and noticed that fonts in browser looks worse. It bacame jagged (sharp) as if Clear Type was disabled in my system but I checked it and it is turned on. Also I don't see this problem in other browsers, Edge or IE, only in Firefox. Could it be a bug with latest update or what is it?

Asked by Vitaliy1993 6 days ago

Last reply by Vitaliy1993 8 hours ago

Firefox 83

Okay I just uploaded the new version of firefox I think 83, and every time I restart my computer or anything like that I have to re-log back into EVERYTHING. All my googl… (read more)

Okay I just uploaded the new version of firefox I think 83, and every time I restart my computer or anything like that I have to re-log back into EVERYTHING. All my google accounts everything that require a password. It has for the most part my passwords saved but it i a huge hassle especially since I work from home it eats up a lot of time.

It doesn't save my tabs I had left open either. I can get them back when I go to sync tabs but I have to do it one at a time. It literally takes me back to the "Important News: Changes to your Firefox" page every time and its been days and its super frustrating. If I have to do this every time I will have to switch over to chrome which would be a bummer. I have tried fixing it in my preferences section of firefox and made sure everything is lining up there so it should be saving my info but no matter what I do it just takes me back to that page along with my ad blocker and honey page as if it was my first time signing in

Please help I can't do this every time I log in

Asked by Raquel 3 days ago

Last reply by Raquel 2 days ago

Openresty popped up, why?

When I went to open a website I visit numerous times daily (washingtonpost.com) I wasn't taken there but was "offered the chance" to open "openresty". Why? Is this safe… (read more)

When I went to open a website I visit numerous times daily (washingtonpost.com) I wasn't taken there but was "offered the chance" to open "openresty". Why? Is this safe?

Thanks, Zintis Muiznieks

Asked by zintis 3 days ago

Last reply by zintis 3 days ago

Accessing Firefox account with secondary email address

Hi Everyone, I cannot access my Firefox account created with 1 of 2 email addresses I use, I'll call this emailA, and do not have Firefox in an Authenticator app nor can … (read more)

Hi Everyone,

I cannot access my Firefox account created with 1 of 2 email addresses I use, I'll call this emailA, and do not have Firefox in an Authenticator app nor can I find the recovery code. The account did have a secondary email address listed. I'll call this emailB. EmailB also gets all alerts when there are changes to the EmailA firefox account such as new system logins and password changes.

Given that emailb gets notifications regarding the account is there a way for me to gain access to the account with emailA as the primary address using emailB?

Failing that, is there support who I can contact to have the account under emailA deleted?

Regards,

Chris

Asked by caevans10 2 days ago

Download files started failing on Linux

When I try to dowload a file, i fails and create a 0 byte file. I tried with repository firefox, and download the tar.gz from dev version. Both fail. I deleted ~/.mozilla… (read more)

When I try to dowload a file, i fails and create a 0 byte file. I tried with repository firefox, and download the tar.gz from dev version. Both fail. I deleted ~/.mozilla and ~/.cache/mozilla to start fresh and the error persist. I can browse, open a PDF in integrated viewer, but I am unable to save it. Other browsers can download files to ~/Downloads without problems.

Any hint of how to debug (and/or solve) the problem is welcome.

Thanks

Asked by enboig 2 days ago

Last reply by enboig 2 days ago

Windows Firewall has blocked some features of this app

Hi, I'm a paranoid guy so i tend to investigate anything and everything weird that happens to me. Yesterday, i was browsing a movie directory looking for a movie to watch… (read more)

Hi,

I'm a paranoid guy so i tend to investigate anything and everything weird that happens to me.

Yesterday, i was browsing a movie directory looking for a movie to watch outside of major platforms (Netflix). The site was full of ads and other crap, my AV was ringing the bells, blocking lots of potentially malicious links.

Suddenly, i got prompted by Windows Defender to allow firefox.exe to communicate on public networks too. Private networks were allowed already, but somehow it wanted access over public networks too.

It looked exactly like this : https://content.invisioncic.com/Mmalware/monthly_2018_03/image.png.2897f90ed89aa34691c24143e249ab12.png

I am wondering if i could've been exploited by some sort of 0-day, as FireFox security is weaker now, we might see more broad attacks on people.

How could this happen and why would FireFox suddenly want to add new incoming rule?

I have the latest version of FireFox for many days, haven't installed anything new or updated anything. It happened just like that. Also, i was calling with a friend via Messenger which uses WebRTC, but we've been calling like that for past week or so, so don't have a clue why did it happen now...

Should i be concerned?

Let me know, please.

Asked by alohaboy15488 1 day ago

outlook blank

Can't sign in to my outlook live email. the outlook page will show but when I click on sign in I get a blank page. I don't want to have to use edge. Can somebody hep me o… (read more)

Can't sign in to my outlook live email. the outlook page will show but when I click on sign in I get a blank page. I don't want to have to use edge. Can somebody hep me out?

Asked by rogswear 1 week ago

Last reply by rogswear 5 days ago

Attention Sumo's: Users asking about redirect to OpenResty

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315389 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315390 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315390 Websearch: ht… (read more)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315389

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315390

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315390


Websearch: https://www.bing.com/search?q=OpenResty

OpenResty OpenResty is a web platform based on nginx which can run Lua scripts using its LuaJIT engine. The software was created by Yichun Zhang. It was originally sponsored by Taobao.com before 2011 and was mainly supported by Cloudflare from 2012 to 2016. Since 2017, it has been mainly supported by OpenResty Software Foundation and . . . .

Asked by FredMcD 3 days ago

Sign up for FireFox forum

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum? I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct. I try to set up a new account and the security que… (read more)

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum?

I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct.

I try to set up a new account and the security question "how many letters in Mozilla" doesn't work. The answer is 7, but says it's wrong. WFT?

Help windslarry@gmail.com

Asked by fl4321 4 days ago

Rejected by proxy (on Firefox, but not on Chrome or Edge)

As of today, when trying to connect to my university, I get the following message: L'erreur suivante s'est produite en essayant d'accéder à l'URL : http://testproxy.umont… (read more)

As of today, when trying to connect to my university, I get the following message: L'erreur suivante s'est produite en essayant d'accéder à l'URL : http://testproxy.umontreal.ca/

   Accès au cache interdit.

Désolé, vous n'êtes pas autorisé à demander la requête http://testproxy.umontreal.ca/ de ce cache tant que vous ne serez pas identifié. Please contact the cache administrator if you have difficulties authenticating yourself.

Which means the request is rejected (bad identification, cache access forbidden). It is accepted and works fine with Chrome and Edge. Is it a problem with the last update ?

Asked by louis@acm.org 4 days ago

Reader View VS Wattpad

I am running Firefox 83.0 under Windows 7 Ultimate: I am a voracious reader of amateur writing and have accounts on several websites. I use Reader View in Firefox due t… (read more)

I am running Firefox 83.0 under Windows 7 Ultimate: I am a voracious reader of amateur writing and have accounts on several websites. I use Reader View in Firefox due to my less than optimal eye sight. It works perfectly on Literotica.com and Inkitt.com, but on Wattpad .com, Reader View has a difficult time capturing the full text of a page. It will usually capture only blocks of the text and it is extremely difficult to make it capture a desired block of text. Why is this and can I do anything about it? PerryNormal perrynormal@att.net

Asked by regallen 4 days ago

Search from new tabs and homepage

I have the DuckDuckGo search engine as the only search engine in my list of search engines. There is a very annoying issue with the way Firefox handles searches. When I … (read more)

I have the DuckDuckGo search engine as the only search engine in my list of search engines. There is a very annoying issue with the way Firefox handles searches.

When I enter text into the DuckDuckGo search box two things can happen after hitting Enter to perform the search. If the cursor was positioned just below the search box where Change Search Settings button is located, after hitting Enter the the search defaults to the Options/Search page. This requires reloading my home page retyping my search query and ensure that the cursor isn't located over the Change Search Settings. Since the search engine textbox is located high up on the page instead of in the middle my cursor frequently ends up positioned over the Change Search Settings button. Since I am only using one search engine, it would be great if the Change Search Settings button could be disabled. Can This be done? I haven't been able to disable it with Firefox version 83.0 (64 bit).

Asked by server_farm 2 days ago

Last reply by server_farm 2 days ago

When will Firefox's logo be updated?

Hello, I have a 2018 iMac running macOS Big Sur 11.0.1. I have Firefox 83 installed and using it. I wanted to know if anyone knew when mozilla is gonna update the logo so… (read more)

Hello,

I have a 2018 iMac running macOS Big Sur 11.0.1. I have Firefox 83 installed and using it.

I wanted to know if anyone knew when mozilla is gonna update the logo so it matches the Big Sur UI? It kinda drives me nuts when I see that the only thing not consistent with the stuff in my dock is Firefox - everything else like Logic pro x, imovie, chrome, etc. is all up to date.

Thanks.

R.T.

Asked by R.T. 1 week ago

Last reply by R.T. 5 days ago

Redirect Notice

All of a sudden, I started getting these Redirect Notices. They were annoying at first but now they are making it impossible for me to make payments on my credit cards. … (read more)

All of a sudden, I started getting these Redirect Notices. They were annoying at first but now they are making it impossible for me to make payments on my credit cards. How do I get rid of these permanently?

Asked by peter.mullins.68 3 days ago

Fastly cdn+tracking site calls home unexpectedly

Recently a Website "Fastly" tries to connect to its own IP addresses. Even if nothing has been done to call it, My research shows that Fastly now owns the IP addresses f… (read more)

Recently a Website "Fastly" tries to connect to its own IP addresses. Even if nothing has been done to call it,

My research shows that Fastly now owns the IP addresses formerly used by the known spyware ad supploer Cambridge Entreprenurial 199.232.0.0 thru 199.232.255.255. I see these connection attempts because my FireWall specifically blocks the address used by Cambridge Entrepren... So the FW gives me a popup. (which I can bypass temporarily)

But I can't find a way to stop it or what is causing Fastly to do anything. It just seems to call home when it feels like. The only consistency is only partial at best. That is for Amazon.com. In that case sometimes connecting to Amazon.com works fine. But much or most of the times I do not get an even cl;ose properly formatted Amazon page. And if I do get an OK Amazon home page, odds are high the next tab-page I open will be messed up, or not have any formatting or no graphics at all.

Any ideas? And can we get rid of Fastly or do we just have to block sites that allow Fastly to operate?

Asked by test1k 6 days ago