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Lock 'inspector view' when editing the css of an element

When inspecting an element with the developer tools a very helpful view is shown (see attached). The moment I move my cursor to edit some css, this view disappears. Is th… (read more)

When inspecting an element with the developer tools a very helpful view is shown (see attached). The moment I move my cursor to edit some css, this view disappears. Is there any way to lock this view?

Asked by d.j.faber 19 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

CCleaner

HELP I ran CCleaner not realizing it was going to delete my browsing history. I've tried some internet searches to find a way to recover the history but I am having no lu… (read more)

HELP I ran CCleaner not realizing it was going to delete my browsing history. I've tried some internet searches to find a way to recover the history but I am having no luck.

I am running Windows 7 Home, Firefox version 82.0 (64bit)

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help!

Asked by dremwolf 4 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Firefox Automatically Redirecting from HTTP to HTTPS [Resolved]

I just hit a bug in Firefox that was a real time eater for me. Firefox was automatically redirecting to https for a website even when I typed in the full url http://192.1… (read more)

I just hit a bug in Firefox that was a real time eater for me.

Firefox was automatically redirecting to https for a website even when I typed in the full url http://192.168.138.210:80. It would always redirect even if there was no server listening at port 80! Even, if I added query parameters like ?q=123456, it still did it.

I had set up the web server to listen on port 80 at 192.168.138.210 and I could never get firefox to load the http page. I created a simple node http server and the same issue occurred. I finally realized that it was the browser was doing the https redirect. I disabled all extensions and it still occurred. I tried `Private Window` and the issue went away. Chrome was fine. I also tested `wget` and it was fine.

Once I realized the Firefox profile was the issue, I then cleared the cache in the browser and presto, problem went away.

I cannot repeat this error in Firefox so a Bug report is probably not warranted. In hindsight, I should have made a copy of the profile :(

Hope this information helps someone else avoid the pain of this and also a simple warning to those testing new web servers, don't assume any complex web browser is doing the right thing, use simple tools like wget or netcat to see whats going on at the lowest possible level before passing blame.

Here are a couple of goto *nix tests I have used:

Netcat trick to send a request to http://192.168.138.210:80/ % printf "GET / HTTP/1.0\r\n\r\n" | nc 192.168.138.210 80

Handy wget script that gives all the necessities of more complex calls like https for troubleshooting certificate resolution etc.: % curl -v -I --insecure https://google.com 2>&1 | egrep -v '^> |^< |^{|^}|^* T|^* AL|^ 0'

Asked by tim.c.quinn 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Remove URL from search suggestions but not all URLs from that domain

A website I visit often has an annoying splash page I'd rather not have to go through every time I go there so how do I remove the default url that shows up in the sugges… (read more)

A website I visit often has an annoying splash page I'd rather not have to go through every time I go there so how do I remove the default url that shows up in the suggestions but not the page I actually use which has never shown up above the default url once?

For reference this I am using firfox on linux

Asked by seanlindemeier 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Firefox cannot load anything

Hello! I've been using Firefox for years now, and just recently set up a dual boot system with win10 and kubuntu. I've never had this problem with Firefox before, and it'… (read more)

Hello! I've been using Firefox for years now, and just recently set up a dual boot system with win10 and kubuntu. I've never had this problem with Firefox before, and it's only a problem on win10. When I open Firefox, there's only blank white where a page would normally be. Trying to right click brings up nothing. I can open the menu, but things like options, add-ons, customize, etc. all do absolutely nothing when I click on them. When I click on the icons of my extensions in the upper bar, the extension interface is empty as well. Nothing changes when I try to load a page--Using the search bar causes a spike in my otherwise flat ethernet usage (I dont have any other processes running that use it while im testing this, but just to cover my bases I can access the internet without any issues on discord or other online applications.) The search bar does retain what I searched. Rather than becoming about:blank, it just becomes, for example, "https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=test" Other browsers work completely fine. I've tried doing a completely clean reinstall (deleting files in ProgramFiles, %appdata%, the Old Files folder that is created during an uninstall, and uninstalling using the apps and features menu.), using DISM to check for anything wrong in sys32, opening Firefox in safe mode, opening it as an administrator, disabling any firewall or antivirus i can find, and deleting my Firefox profiles. Nothing has changed anything at all. Please help! <3

Asked by anitapea23 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

I accidently clicked on reset microsoft to default on my desktop now I can't set firefox as my browser

Please help, I'm not very computer literate but I have followed the instructions but Edge is set and I can't get rid of it. Thank you in anticipation of any help. I have… (read more)

Please help, I'm not very computer literate but I have followed the instructions but Edge is set and I can't get rid of it. Thank you in anticipation of any help. I have Windows 10

Asked by Shirley Elaine 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

I want to remove the bookmark thing under the address bar. I didnt put it there

is this a tip or a trick? I dont know. All of a sudden there are bookmarks under the address bar and I cannot find anything that tells you how to remove it. Doesnt see… (read more)

is this a tip or a trick? I dont know. All of a sudden there are bookmarks under the address bar and I cannot find anything that tells you how to remove it. Doesnt seem like this should be so difflcult.

Asked by jayess99 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

Browser?

If I am logged in to Youtube, my comment function has not worked since 06.10.2020 among other posts. It comes as the message comment could not be posted. What has changed… (read more)

If I am logged in to Youtube, my comment function has not worked since 06.10.2020 among other posts. It comes as the message comment could not be posted. What has changed since 06.10.2020? I heard it could be related to my browser. I ask for your help. Thank you very much

Asked by MH2905 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

I want to prevent the loss of my settings etc. after an update

Every so often, I lose all of my settings (ex. options, extensions, dashboard) after an upgrade. Just like today. I tried the recommendations but no joy. It will take … (read more)

Every so often, I lose all of my settings (ex. options, extensions, dashboard) after an upgrade. Just like today. I tried the recommendations but no joy. It will take me the better part of an hour to get everything back to working normally (for me, anyway), so I would like to know how to avoid this in the future. Thanks.

Asked by jay.samec 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

Box Model Highlight

Hi, I am using Firefox Developer Edition and I am always using DevTools. While I was working, box model disappeared. Can anyone help me? Basically what i want to say is,… (read more)

Hi, I am using Firefox Developer Edition and I am always using DevTools. While I was working, box model disappeared. Can anyone help me?

Basically what i want to say is,

In this video feature name called Box Model disappeared. [Mozilla Org]

Asked by mehmetali.kus 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Keyboard shortcut equivalent to right-clicking on a tab

I'm pretty sure I knew it once, but forgot. Please can someone remind me what it is? I'm looking for the menu one gets when right-clicking on the tab - the menu with 'Dup… (read more)

I'm pretty sure I knew it once, but forgot. Please can someone remind me what it is?

I'm looking for the menu one gets when right-clicking on the tab - the menu with 'Duplicate tab' etc.

Asked by Jeenu 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Increasing font sizes on bookmark toolbar

I cannot find a way to permanently increase the size of the fonts in the bookmarks toolbar. the fonts are so small I cannot read them. Why has firefox never addressed thi… (read more)

I cannot find a way to permanently increase the size of the fonts in the bookmarks toolbar. the fonts are so small I cannot read them. Why has firefox never addressed this issue? There has to be a reasonable way to do this and if not, why not?

And how about being able to change font size throughout the application?

Asked by hakr100 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

If a someone I do know pops up by their facebook log on name does this mean they have accessed my computer information?I never searched for them on facebook

by allowing me to understand if someone who I do know pops up when I do a search for a town where I once lived. I have never serched for this person on the internet or… (read more)

by allowing me to understand if someone who I do know pops up when I do a search for a town where I once lived. I have never serched for this person on the internet or facebook

Asked by gcalhoun142 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Why was 'Close tabs to the right' moved into a submenu?

Earlier, you could quickly close all tabs that I was done using by keyboard shortcuts 'Right Click' on Tab > 'i' > Enter This was a quick and very often used shortc… (read more)

Earlier, you could quickly close all tabs that I was done using by keyboard shortcuts 'Right Click' on Tab > 'i' > Enter This was a quick and very often used shortcut to close tabs to the right. Likewise for the 'Close other tabs' option.

But it's now moved inside a 'Close Multiple Tabs' menu. And this menu does not have a unique keyboard shortcut. It has M, which is also the shortcut for mute tab. So now when one needs to close tabs, it becomes 'Right Click' on Tab > 'm' > 'm' > Enter > Enter

Could this be changed so that either the keyboard shortcut for Close Multiple Tabs is not 'm', or that the close tabs options appear in the main menu on right click?

Asked by aravindsjbhs 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago