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How to change bookmark folder icons color in Library window?

Is it possible to extend the bookmark folder icon color change of the userChrome.css script below to the Library window All Bookmarks list? https://www.userchrome.org/sam… (read more)

Is it possible to extend the bookmark folder icon color change of the userChrome.css script below to the Library window All Bookmarks list?

https://www.userchrome.org/samples/userChrome-color_bookmark_folders.css

In the Library window, bookmark folder icons are still appearing gray with this script. It is also true for the folder icons in the new (FF 62) "New Bookmark" pop-up window.

Asked by gnabbel 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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How to get the custom search engine with keywords (similar to that of Google Chrome) in firefox?

When will we be getting the custom search engine feature in firefox that is on par with chrome and doesn't require me to write an addon. This is really helpful in the cas… (read more)

When will we be getting the custom search engine feature in firefox that is on par with chrome and doesn't require me to write an addon. This is really helpful in the cases when the url is not that of a search engine, but requires lots of mundane and repeated url constructions - e.g. 1. https://<SomeCodeBrowserSite>.com/packages/%s/logs, https://<SomeCodeBrowserSite>.com/packages/%s/releases or https://<SomeCodeBrowserSite>.com/packages/%s/repo-info etc. while, there is a separate search engine with url - https://<SomeCodeBrowserSite>.com/search?term=<search term> 2. And each of the %s will be replaced with the string that is typed in the location bar - in the above example, the first url can be constructed

a. by typing "cbp" in the location bar and
b. space or tab
c. <the actual package name>
d. press enter
e. boom!! you see the url expands and substitutes the string and the page is being loaded.
Search requires 2 hops, while i could directly end up on the page in a single step without the requirement of navigating the search results.

3. In addition, it doesn't require to have a string field that needs to be substituted. for example, i have set "cse" for chrome://settings and as soon as i type "cse" and press enter, the settings page loads.

As a software developer, i have around 50+ such urls each tagged with specific shortcuts and this is the only thing that stops me from moving back to firefox - (desperately waiting to move to firefox given the ram consumption by chrome - but not until these 50 urls are migrated).

Asked by ThirukkaKarnan 2 years ago

Answered by ThirukkaKarnan 2 years ago

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layers.acceleration.force-enabled = true & layers.force-active = true seem to solve my screen tearing and graphical glitches on Ubuntu 18.04...any risks?

I had screen tearing and graphical glitches when browsing. [layers.acceleration.force-enabled = true] solved screen tearing, but I still had some graphical glitches from … (read more)

I had screen tearing and graphical glitches when browsing. [layers.acceleration.force-enabled = true] solved screen tearing, but I still had some graphical glitches from time to time which now seem to have been fixed with [layers.force-active = true].

Could this be a working configuration on the long term? Currently it is running like a charm...

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 and had already turned off hardware acceleration and smooth scrolling without the desired results before trying the above-mentioned things. I also played around with the xorg.config.d settings of the OS...

Best regards Mike

Asked by magma1988 2 years ago

Answered by user633449 2 years ago

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Unable to install Adobe Flash Player Plugin on Firefox 62.0

I have tried various sites and ways to install Adobe Flash Player 31.0.0.108 (Latest Version) and the installation process runs properly , stops firefox and restarts it b… (read more)

I have tried various sites and ways to install Adobe Flash Player 31.0.0.108 (Latest Version) and the installation process runs properly , stops firefox and restarts it but the plugin is not installed. Stopped all Virus and other checkers but to no avail. I need Flash Player for various things but it will not install. How can I force it to install properly.

Asked by The_Boojum 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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I get yellow box and this text "<window id="main-window" ^

my laptop did an update on something and when trying to start firefox I now just get a yellowish nearly full page box with the following text in a section at the top "<… (read more)

my laptop did an update on something and when trying to start firefox I now just get a yellowish nearly full page box with the following text in a section at the top "<window ".="" <="" ^="" and="" anything.="" change="" does="" id="main-window" install="" new="" not="" p="" uninstall=""></window>

Asked by keith.packham 2 years ago

Answered by philipp 2 years ago

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Bookmark in the toolbar has gone missing

After upgrading to v62.0, bookmark in the toolbar starts to refuse to appear while bookmarks toolbar is activated. Not sure what I can do to get it back where it used to … (read more)

After upgrading to v62.0, bookmark in the toolbar starts to refuse to appear while bookmarks toolbar is activated. Not sure what I can do to get it back where it used to be under the address bar. Thanks.

Asked by Joefucious 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Google (homepage) loads too slow in Firefox

Google.com is my homepage in Firefox 62.0.2 (64-bit) It takes forever to load. I can go load Chrome where Google is also my homepage, come back to Firefox and still be wa… (read more)

Google.com is my homepage in Firefox 62.0.2 (64-bit) It takes forever to load. I can go load Chrome where Google is also my homepage, come back to Firefox and still be waiting for Google to load.

When I login to gmail, I type my password and wait and wait and wait and then I get sent back to the login page and have to type my password again.

I need to speed this up. I prefer Firefox over Chrome, but Chrome is faster to use.

Asked by framlin 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox is stuck or freeze for few seconds when more then 2 tabs open

I change to new PC from my old one the using dual core to New HP 600 G3 MicroTower with i5-6500 & 8GB RAM - 128 SSD In last week I was using Firefox as my only browse… (read more)

I change to new PC from my old one the using dual core to New HP 600 G3 MicroTower with i5-6500 & 8GB RAM - 128 SSD In last week I was using Firefox as my only browser. When I'm opening 2-3 tabs or more then that, the scroll isn't work like regular and feel sticky, When typing it's not in the moment and have delay of 1-2 sec. I'm using only Dashlane & uBlock extension and none of them make it worst. I was try to close tabs with music from you-tube but it wasn't change a thing. In task manager it's showed up Firefox using about 900-1000MB Try to update all drivers, close background apps, but nothing helped..

Asked by DavidT 2 years ago

Answered by DavidT 2 years ago

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No response when clicking the 9-square grid Google app button.

Besides the Google app button, the buttons next to it like the profiles picture and the notification button acts the same. One day all those buttons just stopped working.… (read more)

Besides the Google app button, the buttons next to it like the profiles picture and the notification button acts the same.

One day all those buttons just stopped working. I thought it was the version of Firefox but I updated it, downgraded it, tried several versions (pre and post quamtun), and all were complete clean setups, uninstalling and removing all the cache and profiles and whatnot. Nothing helped.

Google Keep and Gmail also acts strange. On top of the mentioned problem on the respective page, Keep is completely blank and many of the buttons on Gmail are missing. Despite them being invisible, some can still be clicked, others just don't respond at all.

It's fine on the same version of Firefox on another machine. It's fine on all other browsers on the same machine. So it's only the combination of this computer and Firefox.

I also tried changing proxy settings, safe mode, disabling hardware acceleration, disabling all the add-ons and plugins and extensions of Firefox and windows itself.

Appreciate if anyone have any idea.

Asked by jusburself 2 years ago

Answered by jusburself 2 years ago

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Profiles are stored in two locations (local & roaming) but none of the articles I have read specify which to use OR both.

Reference: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1174885 The final answer was 'roaming' which was all that ragnajoe and myself wanted to know. The other articles… (read more)

Reference: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1174885 The final answer was 'roaming' which was all that ragnajoe and myself wanted to know. The other articles about profiles, backups, recovery, '2017-10-13-12-36-19-82d39f.png',etc., ASSUMEs everyone has the same knowledge background. The problem could have been answered by referring us to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data#w_finding-your-profile-without-opening-firefox.

 Please use a more non-assuming tech editor next time.

Asked by LFCF_v52-v61 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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The ability to start up Firefox with a blank page AND still have a custom URL for the home page is no longer in about:preferences in Firefox 62

i used to be able to get(as chosen)a blank page when launching FF, but still have my custom URL as a home page. what's happening now is it's either i chose 'blank page' a… (read more)

i used to be able to get(as chosen)a blank page when launching FF, but still have my custom URL as a home page. what's happening now is it's either i chose 'blank page' and my home page setting(url)disappear for when i want to use it,or i have to chose my custom URL at"choose what you see when you open your home page new windows and new tabs"and have it load each time i launch FF.

Asked by nickfree 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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How to Disable Quick Find Hotkeys (" ' " and "/")?

Problem: Unable to disable/modify default Quick Find keybindings (the apostrophe key and the forward slash key). Attempted (and Failed) Solutions: (1) Not able to use Mur… (read more)

Problem:

Unable to disable/modify default Quick Find keybindings (the apostrophe key and the forward slash key).

Attempted (and Failed) Solutions:

(1) Not able to use Murphy's solution (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1215667), because there is no 'Options' subheading in my 3-bar drop-down menu and I am otherwise unable to find a 'Browsing' subheading.

(2) Not able to use cor-el's solution (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/984845), because the modification suggested is no longer supported by my version of Firefox (61.0.1 (64-bit) on Linux Xenial).

(3) Not able to use suggestion at https://techdows.com/2018/06/disable-quick-find-firefox.html, because ‘accessibility.typeaheadfind.manual‘ preference is not listed. Toggling value of 'accessibility.typeaheadfind', 'accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar', and 'accessibility.typeaheadfind.linksonly' did not disable Quick Find after restarting Firefox.

(4) I also tried adding the preference 'searchkeys.disable.all' to 'about:config' and setting its boolean value to 'true' (I am unable to recall source of this suggestion), but it also did not work.

Your help is greatly appreciated! Thank you in advance for your time and effort!

Asked by trisafotp 2 years ago

Answered by trisafotp 2 years ago

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Can't add bookmarks to Bookmarks Tool Bar

I recently had to do a Restore to Firefox. Ever since then I can't add bookmarks to my Bookmarks Toolbar. When I select Customize I do see the Bookmark Toolbar Items and … (read more)

I recently had to do a Restore to Firefox. Ever since then I can't add bookmarks to my Bookmarks Toolbar. When I select Customize I do see the Bookmark Toolbar Items and I've been able to add things like the Pinterest Save button, but when I try to add an actual bookmark by dragging it into the toolbar I get a circle with a slash through it and the bookmark won't save.

I also can't restore any of what shows as previous bookmark backups. When I try to do a Restore it say it is unable to process the Restore, no matter how far back I go. My bookmark list is completely empty. 

Any ideas on why I can't save bookmarks to the Bookmarks Toolbar?

Asked by jakryk 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Problem playing videos

This is a link to my university video courses: http://video.tau.ac.il/index.php?option=com_videos&view=video&id=14444&Itemid=53&lang=he when I enter a vid… (read more)

This is a link to my university video courses: http://video.tau.ac.il/index.php?option=com_videos&view=video&id=14444&Itemid=53&lang=he when I enter a video I get the following error message: "Error loading player: No playable sources found". when I enter the web console I can see the following error message: "Cannot play media. No decoders for requested formats: application/vnd.apple.mpegurl". I disabled all of my add-ons/plugins and the video still doesn't play. what can I do? in chrome I can see the videos but I want to use firefox. Thank you in advance

Asked by cellularplaya 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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Firefox is the only browser that doesn't render Google Map images, it needs to be programmed correctly.

Click any image on the left in this Google Map Images and it should show up in full on the right, but Alas, Firefox is the only browser that is incapable of rendering the… (read more)

Asked by Fiascokid 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Assign a website to a container

The article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/containers suggests that there is the following feature: “Assign a website to a container, so that a specific website wil… (read more)

The article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/containers suggests that there is the following feature: “Assign a website to a container, so that a specific website will always open in a specific container.” I installed the extension Firefox Multi-Account Containers version 6.0.0, but I do not see this feature in the about:preferences#containers or in the context menu of a tab.

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I often open links in emails (Mozilla Thunderbird) and from command line. Links need to go to different containers. Is it possible to choose a container before a web page is downloaded?

Asked by beroal 2 years ago

Answered by beroal 2 years ago

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How to disable tab preview in Firefox Developer

I see that in the previous versions of Firefox, i can disable tabs preview when switching between tabs using Ctrl + Tab in about:config. But now, i can't find it anywhere… (read more)

I see that in the previous versions of Firefox, i can disable tabs preview when switching between tabs using Ctrl + Tab in about:config. But now, i can't find it anywhere. So please tell me where i can find this feature again.

Tabs previews is ugly and messy so please help me to remove it.

Sincerely!

Asked by Clite Tailor 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Copy and paste does not work in Firefox

I am having the exact same problem listed here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1224880 But none of the solutions there work. Of course since I did not alrea… (read more)

I am having the exact same problem listed here:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1224880

But none of the solutions there work.

Of course since I did not already have an account here, I was forced to create this duplicate question.

I was using Firefox fine all day, then suddenly Copy/Paste stopped working. Inside Firefox, the option for Copy still appears and can be selected, but when you Paste within Firefox or anywhere else on the system, things copied in Firefox are not available. Copying outside of Firefox works just fine. Using Firefox 62.0 (64-bit) on macOS 10.12.6

Update: And as soon as I posted this, now Copy/Paste is working, but only within Firefox; Firefox is now acting as if it has its own independent clipboard, accessible only within Firefox. This is happening everywhere within Firefox, regardless of website.

Asked by 4rs4 2 years ago

Answered by 4rs4 2 years ago