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How do I get the old (pre 89) tabs and menu style back?

I'm happy for those who prefer the new style, but I am not one of them. The tabs don't need to be this big, and I prefer having visible borders between them. I also don't… (read more)

I'm happy for those who prefer the new style, but I am not one of them. The tabs don't need to be this big, and I prefer having visible borders between them. I also don't like rounded corners. The menu isn't as important, but I preferred how that looked before as well.

Is there some setting I can change, or should I just revert to an older version, hoping the option will exist in the future?

Thanks and have a good day.

Asked by rodario 1 month ago

"Say hello to a new firefox" apprears everytime

So every time I open firefox Im greeted with the Say Hello to a new Firefox message from the newest update 89.0 (64bit). I either skip or choose a theme and it goes away … (read more)

So every time I open firefox Im greeted with the Say Hello to a new Firefox message from the newest update 89.0 (64bit). I either skip or choose a theme and it goes away but after I close it and reopen it, it appears again. Dont know how to make it go away for good and its quite annoying.

Asked by victor122982 1 month ago

Bookmarks/Copy - Paste Window

I don't like this new look at all. Two issues: 1) Before today, when I opened my bookmarks, I saw all of them. But now, since they're more spaced apart, I have to scro… (read more)

I don't like this new look at all. Two issues:

1) Before today, when I opened my bookmarks, I saw all of them. But now, since they're more spaced apart, I have to scroll to the bottom to get to those at the bottom.

2) If I scroll to the bottom of the bookmarks, and then close out the bookmarks, the next time I open the bookmarks, and I want to go into "Other Bookmarks" (at the top), I have to scroll up there to get to it!

Before, if I wanted "Other Bookmarks," all I did was hit the tab, and went right down to it.

Why do they do this? Don't they check this out before giving it to everyone? Without any kind of setting to go back to what it was, if you want to?

3) If I highlight text and right click to copy or cut, the window that comes up is so big! And I have to go up three or four inches to copy or cut. Before, copy and cut was barely an inch away.

Same thing with spelling mistakes. The correct spelling is a lot further away now.

Why do they do this? Don't they check this out before giving it to everyone? Without any kind of setting so you can go back to what it was, if you want to?

I just noticed that it depends where the cursor is when you highlight. So the cut/copy commands could be closer. But still, if it aint broke, don't fix it!

Asked by Steve09 1 month ago

Last reply by Steve09 1 month ago

How do I diable muting on tabs?

I keep accidentally muting my tabs when all I want is to click on them to switch to them. I don't want the option to mute the tabs at all. I just simply want to switch to… (read more)

I keep accidentally muting my tabs when all I want is to click on them to switch to them.

I don't want the option to mute the tabs at all. I just simply want to switch to the tab when I click on it.

How do I do that?

My version is 89.0

Asked by guardianofthebox 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Suchfunktion in der Adressleiste auszuschalten

Hallo Seit einigen Tage versuche ich die Suchfunktion in der Adressleiste auszuschalten. Egal was ich mache, die Suche in der Adressleiste lässt sich nicht deaktivieren. … (read more)

Hallo

Seit einigen Tage versuche ich die Suchfunktion in der Adressleiste auszuschalten.

Egal was ich mache, die Suche in der Adressleiste lässt sich nicht deaktivieren.

Wenn ich einen neuen Tab öffne, dann habe ich da ein Suchfeld. Möchte ich dort etwas eintippen springt, das einfach in die Adressleiste.

keyword.enabled habe ich auf false gestellt.

In den Einstellungen eine eigene Suchleiste.

Inhalte des Firefox-Startbildschirms ist eine eigene Suchleiste eingestellt. Und diese benutze ich zu 90 % und sonst die Suchleiste, aber niemals die Adressleiste.

Was kann ich tun?

Vielen Dank und Gruß Robert robert.jordan@gmx.at

Asked by Robert 1 month ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 month ago

Command line options to Firefox

I can find no recent documentation on command line options for the Firefox Browser. All of the information on this appears to be out of date or just does not work any mor… (read more)

I can find no recent documentation on command line options for the Firefox Browser. All of the information on this appears to be out of date or just does not work any more (in the latest version June 2021). Is there any documentation on this anywhere that is correct for the current version of the browser? I am specifically trying to run firefox with command line options on Windows 10 but I do not see that that should make any difference. The only option I can get to work is starting firefox with a specific URL; even then I have to change the browser settings to get that to open a new window; because the browser settings override the command line option -new-window

Asked by ian.thomwohl 1 month ago

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Cannot stop Firefox using the address bar as a search function

When I try and use the search bar in google to search anything, what ever I type appears in the address bar instead. Sometimes it trys to create a URL for what I am typin… (read more)

When I try and use the search bar in google to search anything, what ever I type appears in the address bar instead. Sometimes it trys to create a URL for what I am typing and fails.

I want to stop Firefox from using the address bar as the means of searching. I have read solutions online about changing things in about:config, however, this is not working fully.

It will only work it only works if I open up a new window. If I try and open up a tab it returns to trying to create a URL from my search requirements.

I have also tried the preference screen and nothing in there resolves the problem either.

Asked by stephenhicks1974 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

Email a webpage link in Firefox?

How can I email the link for a webpage I am on to someone? There used to be three little dots immediately to the left of the bookmark star on the page address that I coul… (read more)

How can I email the link for a webpage I am on to someone? There used to be three little dots immediately to the left of the bookmark star on the page address that I could right click and easily send the page link with. Now it appears to have disappeared (6/15/2021). Help!

Asked by barbara52 1 month ago

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 1 month ago

Disabling "mute tab" icon doesn't work.

I read this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1092509 And i switch "browser.tabs.showAudioPlayingIcon" to "false" and restart the browser. But I am st… (read more)

I read this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1092509

And i switch "browser.tabs.showAudioPlayingIcon" to "false" and restart the browser. But I am still able to turn off the sound by clicking the icon on the tab. The config option is still set to "false".

What is the proper way to disable mute icon on tabs?

Firefox 89.0.1 (64 bit)

Asked by Baal101 1 month ago

Last reply by Baal101 1 month ago

Firefox won't load certain pages properly

Spontaneously, Firefox is now unable to load certain websites properly: Twitter won't show tweets, streaming websites won't play, and sites like Wikipedia have lost their… (read more)

Spontaneously, Firefox is now unable to load certain websites properly: Twitter won't show tweets, streaming websites won't play, and sites like Wikipedia have lost their formatting. Other websites seem completely unaffected, like YouTube, Pinterest, and news sites. This is only happening on Firefox, as my other browsers are unaffected, but Firefox is my default and I don't want to have to switch.

I've tried restarting both the browser and my PC, clearing the cache, turning off my firewall and anti-virus, disabled add-ons, and unregistered service worker... I'm out of ideas.

I've included some images to show what I mean.

Asked by swain.commission 1 month ago

Last reply by Chris Mortland 1 day ago

how secure is my passwords over other apps in system

Hello mozilla support. Firstly I apologize for my english. I love Firefox and using him for many years this time i run on 64bit version number 88.0. I recently discover p… (read more)

Hello mozilla support. Firstly I apologize for my english. I love Firefox and using him for many years this time i run on 64bit version number 88.0. I recently discover problem with my saved passwords in Firefox and i mean this broke my or everyone privacy using feature of saving passwords by Firefox. After some time past installation of antivirus program Avast on my desktop PC i was surprised with new installed program on my desktop named Avast Secure Browser. I ran this program first time and without any his any question he show up in front of meon desktop. I discover in his settings that all my passwords saved in Firefox was succesfully decrypted because when i click on the eye icon my password was showed up as he is in firefox. Then i search for a file in my user profile where the Avast Secure Browser has my passwords stored and then check this file on all other user profiles on my PC where nobody not even once run this Avast Secure Browser but all passwords was already prepared for them in that file on all user accounts without any grant or approval by other users during their work on PC. I am only man which administrate this PC and I dont allow Avast Secure Browser stole my passwords from Firefox. My questions is obvious. How secure is for any user which stored their passwords in Firefox before any other system application like antivirus installed on PC with platform windows? How is possible for any app simply decrypt my passwords from logins.json file? For me it is a very bad if this was allowed through maybe some function in Firefox API that can some program use, but i am not an expert on Firefox a that is why i wrote this. If a problem is Avast which use some not good practise in this app, then i immediately send him feedback. But firstly i want answer from your team.

Asked by mbagin24 3 weeks ago

Last reply by ReZzA 2 days ago

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Dev Tools

I "upgraded to V90. since then, the URL box is highlighted red/grey stripes. The robot head icon is now in the URL box and it says "Browser is under remote control (reaso… (read more)

I "upgraded to V90. since then, the URL box is highlighted red/grey stripes. The robot head icon is now in the URL box and it says "Browser is under remote control (reason Dev Tools). I've gone in about:config and set all variables to False, yet they reset themselves to true every time. How do I disable the DevTools. Thanks

Asked by john.enrietto 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

Primary password prompt appearing frequently

I have had a primary/master password set in Firefox for years. It only prompted me to enter it once per session. Since version 90, it now pops up at least once a day at r… (read more)

I have had a primary/master password set in Firefox for years. It only prompted me to enter it once per session. Since version 90, it now pops up at least once a day at random times to ask for the password again. This has happened on 3 different devices where Firefox is installed.

How can I stop it doing that or at least extend the time to a week? I know there are hidden config options for these, but they look to be on the default values, so have never changed.

Asked by dafyddt 1 week ago

Last reply by dafyddt 2 days ago

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The minimize icon has been missing for several days.

I'm on Windows 10, firefox version 90.0.2. I can still minimize Firefox, just that the "flat line" minimize icon is missing. When I hover over it, a grey square still app… (read more)

I'm on Windows 10, firefox version 90.0.2. I can still minimize Firefox, just that the "flat line" minimize icon is missing. When I hover over it, a grey square still appears as per normal, but the icon is gone.

Asked by billiegatesftw 1 week ago

Answered by billiegatesftw 1 week ago