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Firefox Automatically Redirecting from HTTP to HTTPS (RESOLUTION)

As per this issue I reported a while back, I was experiencing odd issue with automatic redirect to HTTPS for some private development sites. I finally found a fix for th… (read more)

As per this issue I reported a while back, I was experiencing odd issue with automatic redirect to HTTPS for some private development sites.

I finally found a fix for the issue. The problem appears to be with DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials Extension which apparently *may automatically redirect to the http site. In order to prevent this, I added my development sites to 'Unprotected Sites' and this prevented DuckDuckGo from doing the automatic redirect to https.

  • - Odd thing is that I had multiple domains pointing to the same web instance and only one of the domains was having this issue with the DDG extension. Both were going to the same IP through a HTTP proxy. The proxy and web server were not the issue. This symptom points to an maybe an issue in Firefox....

In summary, be wary of odd redirects and the DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials extension if you are doing web development work.

Asked by Timothy C. Quinn 1 year ago

Answered by Timothy C. Quinn 1 year ago

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Tabs on Bottom broke again

Hi Well Firefox did it again. I had tabs on the bottom where I wanted them and they broke this again in the update I just got. Any idea how to move them back down to th… (read more)

Hi

Well Firefox did it again. I had tabs on the bottom where I wanted them and they broke this again in the update I just got.

Any idea how to move them back down to the bottom? This is the userchrome.css coding I was using that worked fine before the update

@import url(userChrome-color_bookmark_folders_Proton89.css);


/* Source file https://github.com/MrOtherGuy/firefox-csshacks/tree/master/chrome/tabs_on_bottom.css made available under Mozilla Public License v. 2.0 See the above repository for updates as well as full license text. */

/* Modify to change window drag space width */ /* Use tabs_on_bottom_menubar_on_top_patch.css if you have menubar permanently enabled and want it on top

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/* IMPORTANT */ /* Get window_control_placeholder_support.css Window controls will be all wrong without it. Additionally on Linux, you may need to get: linux_gtk_window_control_patch.css

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root{ --uc-titlebar-padding: 0px; }

@media (-moz-os-version: windows-win10){

root[sizemode="maximized"][tabsintitlebar]{ --uc-titlebar-padding: 8px }

}

  1. toolbar-menubar[autohide="true"] > .titlebar-buttonbox-container,
  2. TabsToolbar > .titlebar-buttonbox-container{

position: fixed; display: block; top: var(--uc-titlebar-padding,0px); right:0; height: 35px; } /* Mac specific. You should set that font-smoothing pref to true if you are on any platform where window controls are on left */ @supports -moz-bool-pref("layout.css.osx-font-smoothing.enabled"){

root{ --uc-titlebar-padding: 0px !important }

.titlebar-buttonbox-container{ left:0; right: unset !important; } }

root[uidensity="compact"] #TabsToolbar > .titlebar-buttonbox-container{ height: 30px }
  1. toolbar-menubar[inactive] > .titlebar-buttonbox-container{ opacity: 0 }
  1. navigator-toolbox{ padding-top: var(--uc-titlebar-padding,0px) !important; }

.titlebar-buttonbox-container > .titlebar-buttonbox{ height: 100%; }

  1. titlebar{

-moz-box-ordinal-group: 2; -moz-appearance: none !important; --tabs-navbar-shadow-size: 0px; }

.titlebar-placeholder,

  1. TabsToolbar .titlebar-spacer{ display: none; }

/* Also hide the toolbox bottom border which isn't at bottom with this setup */

  1. navigator-toolbox::after{ display: none !important; }

@media (-moz-gtk-csd-close-button){ .titlebar-button{ -moz-box-orient: vertical } }

/* These exist only for compatibility with autohide-tabstoolbar.css */ toolbox#navigator-toolbox > toolbar#nav-bar.browser-toolbar{ animation: none; }

  1. navigator-toolbox:hover #TabsToolbar{ animation: slidein ease-out 48ms 1 }

/* Source file https://github.com/MrOtherGuy/firefox-csshacks/tree/master/chrome/tabs_on_bottom_menubar_on_top_patch.css made available under Mozilla Public License v. 2.0 See the above repository for updates as well as full license text. */

/* Menubar on top patch - use with tabs_on_bottom.css */ /* Only really useful if menubar is ALWAYS visible */

root{ --uc-window-control-width: 0px !important }
  1. navigator-toolbox{ padding-top: calc(29px + var(--uc-titlebar-padding,0px)) !important }
  1. toolbar-menubar{

position: fixed; display: flex; top: var(--uc-titlebar-padding,0px); height: 25px; width: 100%; overflow: hidden; }

  1. toolbar-menubar > .titlebar-buttonbox-container{ height: 29px; order: 100; }
  1. toolbar-menubar > [flex]{ flex-grow: 100; }
  2. toolbar-menubar > spacer[flex]{

order: 99; flex-grow: 1; min-width: var(--uc-window-drag-space-width,20px); }

  1. toolbar-menubar .titlebar-button{ padding: 2px 17px !important; }
  1. toolbar-menubar .toolbarbutton-1 { --toolbarbutton-inner-padding: 3px }

/* TABS: height */*|*:root { --tab-toolbar-navbar-overlap: 0px !important; --tab-min-height: 20px !important; --tab-min-width: 80px !important;

  1. tabbrowser-tabs {

width: 100vw !important; }

  1. main-window:not([chromehidden*="toolbar"]) #navigator-toolbox {padding-bottom: var(--tab-min-height) !important;}

.tab-background { border-radius: 8px 8px 0px 0px !important; border-image: none !important; } .tab-line { display: none; }

.tab-close-button { color: red!important; }

Asked by scottish2 9 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago

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Does Firefox have apps like chrome and edge?

Chrome and edge have "apps" that let me make websites into separate windows and treat much like apps. I can do this for my calendar, notes, and timer websites, for instan… (read more)

Chrome and edge have "apps" that let me make websites into separate windows and treat much like apps. I can do this for my calendar, notes, and timer websites, for instance. I have yet to find a feature like this for Firefox. Does it exist? Is there a roadmap where this is being worked on?

Thank you

Asked by greenleebt 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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Right click menu keyboard shortcut

Hello, I upgraded my FireFox to the latest version 88.0 today, and noticed some changes on right click menu. In the old version, the keyboard shortcut key is a to copy a… (read more)

Hello,

I upgraded my FireFox to the latest version 88.0 today, and noticed some changes on right click menu. In the old version, the keyboard shortcut key is a to copy a link, but now it was changed to L. That is really inconvenient. As you know, when you right click a link using the mouse, your right hand is still holding the mouse, and not easy to press the letter L on the keyboard.

The old menu option is "Copy Link Locaton", but the new one is "Copy Link".

Is it possible to customize the keyboard shortcut of right click menu, please?

Thank you! Brian

Asked by Brian_30@IRQ 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Scroll using the arrow keys.

Hey there, I have been using the arrow keys to scroll pages more and more often and was wondering if there is a way to increase / decrease the speed when holding down th… (read more)

Hey there,

I have been using the arrow keys to scroll pages more and more often and was wondering if there is a way to increase / decrease the speed when holding down the arrow keys to scroll the page?

Thanks in advance. :)

Asked by rubinlord 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Chase Bank say that my Firefox browser is out of date

Hello, Whenever I try to log into my Chase Bank account, using my Firefox browsers, I get a message that says that my browser is out of date, and needs to be updated. Bu… (read more)

Hello,

Whenever I try to log into my Chase Bank account, using my Firefox browsers, I get a message that says that my browser is out of date, and needs to be updated. But I am using browser version 103, and I believe that is the current version. I contacted Chase about this, but they did not offer any solutions to the problem.

Is anyone else having this problem?

Thank you

Asked by jpowel 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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In firefox the mouse pointer covers the tooltip, how do i change that?

In other 'apps' on windows 10 the tooltip is above the pointer or below it. In Firefox it is directly under the mouse. So usually any tooltip popup in firefox is unread… (read more)

In other 'apps' on windows 10 the tooltip is above the pointer or below it. In Firefox it is directly under the mouse. So usually any tooltip popup in firefox is unreadable, mostly. One can infer the content sometimes.

How do i change that? Or what is the problem?

I'll try and include a screenshot. Hmm, the screenshot didn't include the mouse. I think i can do a video with OBS and then a screenshot of that.

Interesting, somehow in the screenshot from the obs video it shows 2 mouse pointers. One is very small and the tooltip is just below that, but the other is larger (the one I see) and it covers the tooltip. I'm using the standard windows mouse settings for larger mouse pointers. I just tried using the 'old' mouse settings to select a larger mouse and it behaves the same way. If I select size: 1 in the new size settings, and the old settings i have 'windows system' mouse, then the tooltip is under the pointer but the size is too small for the pointer. I then changed to another mouse setting in the old selector "inverted extra large" and you can see the tooltip because of the 'inverted' nature of the pointer, but the tooltip is still partially covered by the pointer.

Ideally the choice would be to put the tooltip above the mouse pointer rather than below. When you increase the size of the mouse pointer it only increases down, not up. The point of the pointer is always at the top.

I'm going to try one more thing, increasing the size in the new settings after having selected "inverted", but i recall that it changes to the new pointer style. Ah, there is an inverted setting in the new options as well, and if i select that instead of the gray color i was using then one can read the tooltip through the mouse.

So, then my question becomes "can I put the tooltip above the mouse pointer?" Because it is still covered by the mouse pointer as is. I don't see anything in 'about:config', so far.

Thank you.

Asked by jamvaru 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Restore an html or json file to a specific folder in the Bookmark Toolbaar

I have two computers (say A and B). I want to move the entire Bookmark toolbar from A to a folder in the Bookmark toolbar on B. This would allow me to selectively move fo… (read more)

I have two computers (say A and B). I want to move the entire Bookmark toolbar from A to a folder in the Bookmark toolbar on B. This would allow me to selectively move folders and bookmarks from the A Bookmark toolbar upload to the toolbar on B. So far I cannot get the Import or Restore to upload to a single empty folder on the B bookmark toolbar.

I have tried to upload previously exported Html and Json files from A to a specific empty folder on B's bookmark tool bar but either the file overwrites the entire toolbar on B or nothing appears to happen.

I thought that by selecting a folder in the "Manage Bookmark" dialog box that the subsequent upload of either the Html or Json files would all go there but it does not appear to work.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

Asked by John 1 year ago

Answered by John 1 year ago

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Export my personal about:config changes

I've got about 10 bookmarks with links to support pages each about adjusting specific about:config setting to my needs. My job also requires me to change systems lots of … (read more)

I've got about 10 bookmarks with links to support pages each about adjusting specific about:config setting to my needs. My job also requires me to change systems lots of times, from Mac to windows to Linux. Is there an easy way I can save my personal about:config changes to a file for easy import on other systems?

Thanks

Asked by td540 1 year ago

Answered by td540 1 year ago

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Shortcut on my Firefox homepage will not dismiss

I want to dismiss one shortcut out of the two rows of shortcuts on my homepage. When I left click on the three dots on the Google Translate shortcut, and then left click … (read more)

I want to dismiss one shortcut out of the two rows of shortcuts on my homepage. When I left click on the three dots on the Google Translate shortcut, and then left click on dismiss, the shortcut blinks and remains.

Asked by loyall 1 year ago

Answered by loyall 1 year ago

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how can I add specific shortcut links to firefox homepage on a pc

My homepage has shortcut links to various sites. Those which I visit frequently I have pinned to the page. I would like to be able to add and pin other websites to the p… (read more)

My homepage has shortcut links to various sites. Those which I visit frequently I have pinned to the page. I would like to be able to add and pin other websites to the page. The only option that appears to available is to go through all the unwanted ones to dismiss them and wait on serendipity to produce the ones I want to keep. All the advice online to the same question is support for Android.

Asked by debroos 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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Firefox: How to hide mouse pointer while typing?

I have turned on Hide pointer while typing in Mouse Properties, see pic. It works in Notepad, but not in Firefox. Mouse Properties can be accessed from Windows Settings … (read more)

I have turned on Hide pointer while typing in Mouse Properties, see pic. It works in Notepad, but not in Firefox.

Mouse Properties can be accessed from Windows Settings > Bluetooth & devices > Mouse. Here click on Additional mouse settings.

Asked by Jonnae 1 year ago

Answered by Jonnae 1 year ago

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Is there a way to change only the background image for new tabs in Firefox 117+?

Hi, I have been searching a way to change the Firefox new tab background image keeping its vanilla design. I found I could use a userContent.css file in this post from a … (read more)

Hi, I have been searching a way to change the Firefox new tab background image keeping its vanilla design. I found I could use a userContent.css file in this post from a few years ago: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1271362] I have followed the instructions step by step but it doesn't currently work.

Asked by Tifile 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 months ago

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How to disable restore session when reboot computer

I disable my option "Restore previous session" and it works fine if i close my firefox. But if i do not close my firefox and reboot my computer directive, the session wi… (read more)

I disable my option "Restore previous session" and it works fine if i close my firefox.

But if i do not close my firefox and reboot my computer directive, the session will restore at next startup.

Obviously when i reboot my computer, I don't want to see my tabs anymore, but I failed to find any setting to do so. I also find someone say to set `browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash` in `about:config`, but it doesn't work, and I don't think it is the proper way to solve this problem because reboot is not crash.

OS: linux firefox: 107

Asked by slow_d 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Font size on menu bar

The font size in the toolbar is too small. I mean the text on the tops describing my open tabs, the bookmarks toolbar, etc. I cannot find an actionable answer to how to … (read more)

The font size in the toolbar is too small. I mean the text on the tops describing my open tabs, the bookmarks toolbar, etc.

I cannot find an actionable answer to how to increase or change the font size. I need a solution, but not written in a tech language. Is there one?

Asked by Cat by the bar 1 year ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 year ago