How does omnibox addSuggest work in private mode?

I tried omnibox with the following code from MDN. When I trying, I temporarily loaded manifest.json from about:debugging. This worked in a normal browser, and typing cs a… (tuilleadh eolais)

I tried omnibox with the following code from MDN. When I trying, I temporarily loaded manifest.json from about:debugging. This worked in a normal browser, and typing cs a show a some suggestion.

However, this suggestion feature is not working in private mode. This did not change even if I allowed it to run in a private window. How can I get the omnibox suggestion feature to work in private mode?

Asked by desertpureolive 6 huaire ó shin

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Speed tests shows normal uploads on Firefox and Edge but on Firefox only downloads show 0.0

Good evening. I have run the Ookla speed test through Edge and my download is 212.94 Mbps and my upload is 11.76 Mbps and uses the Spectrum Syracuse Server. Running Spe… (tuilleadh eolais)

Good evening. I have run the Ookla speed test through Edge and my download is 212.94 Mbps and my upload is 11.76 Mbps and uses the Spectrum Syracuse Server. Running Spectrum speed test on Edge registers Spectrum Syracuse as the optimum server and download is 236.2 and upload 11.6. Both are using my Spectrum server in Syracuse, NY.

When I run Ookla through Firefox I got 227.17 down and 11.63 up. Spectrum's speed test through Firerefox's Syracuse server 231.8 up and 11.5 down.

However for a while earler this evening when I ran both programs on both browsers and both through Syracuse's servers I was getting downs of 0.0 to 0.7. I reset the modem and router and still had low speeds but shortly after I got the readings I wrote in the first two paragraphs.

What would be the reason for this? Anything particular with Firefox? Something I should look out for in the future? Partially a curiosity while the other part being proactive.

Thanks for anybody who can take time to answer.

Asked by Figureguy 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by Figureguy 9 n-uaire ó shin

Firefox Mac menu bar covers tabs when in full screen

In Firefox for Mac, when in fullscreen mode, moving the mouse curser to the top of the screen to show the menu bar covers the open tabs, address bar etc. I'm not sure if … (tuilleadh eolais)

In Firefox for Mac, when in fullscreen mode, moving the mouse curser to the top of the screen to show the menu bar covers the open tabs, address bar etc. I'm not sure if this is a feature or a bug - in other browsers the tabs move down so that you can still click on them, which I much prefer.

Is there a way to have Firefox move the address bar etc out of the way when showing the menu bar in full screen?

I've attached a couple of screenshots to show the behaviour in Firefox compared to Brave browser (and I guess Chrome).

Apologies if this has been answered elsewhere, I saw a few similar posts but nothing with this exact issue.

Thanks!

Asked by J-Oz 21 uair ó shin

Last reply by J-Oz 10 n-uaire ó shin

Roboform

I have used Roboform password manager with FF for years. Within the last 6 months, Roboform's toolbar no longer automatically displays below FF when I open FF. I have to … (tuilleadh eolais)

I have used Roboform password manager with FF for years. Within the last 6 months, Roboform's toolbar no longer automatically displays below FF when I open FF. I have to force it to by going into RF options and dragging the RF icon onto FF (see attached screen shot). As shown in the image, RF and/or FF doesn't even think RF is installed! But it is. I've contacted RF multiple times, and they claim they're working on it. I wonder if anyone in the FF community has the same problem. Thanks for any help. Steve

Asked by 2stevem 4 lá ó shin

Last reply by 2stevem 16 uair ó shin

quick link tiles

Quick link tiles appeared on my home page after the last update. I searched the internet on how to delete these, but I can't find any answers. I will never use these, and… (tuilleadh eolais)

Quick link tiles appeared on my home page after the last update. I searched the internet on how to delete these, but I can't find any answers. I will never use these, and I want to remove them and I don't know how. Please and thank you.

Asked by nancyec_7 16 uair ó shin

Last reply by nancyec_7 16 uair ó shin

Firefox on PC and new facebook

When Facebook updated their system a few months ago, running it on firefox with windows 10 on a pc crashes mozilla. It happens if you are logged into FB for some length … (tuilleadh eolais)

When Facebook updated their system a few months ago, running it on firefox with windows 10 on a pc crashes mozilla. It happens if you are logged into FB for some length of time (say an hour). I have no extensions operating just plain firefox. I turned on task manager inside firefox to watch what happened over time along with windows task manager. Within a half hour, FB is using high energy impact and just about all available memory in the system and filled the cache as well. Eventually it just freezes firefox and I have to kill the program go back and clear the cache and often do a complete refresh of firefox

Asked by toms7 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by toms7 20 uair ó shin

How I get a time requestor in Firefox is very different (and alas WRONG) compared to Chrome.

Ok, this is an annoying thing which keeps tripping me up. Here is what Firefox shows me: file:///home/me/Pictures/Screenshot%20from%202021-01-17%2020-44-04.png Oh, great … (tuilleadh eolais)

Ok, this is an annoying thing which keeps tripping me up.

Here is what Firefox shows me:

file:///home/me/Pictures/Screenshot%20from%202021-01-17%2020-44-04.png

Oh, great and there is no "preview" I can see. (I'll see what happens when I get to the post part)

Fine. But this is NOT what I am supposed to see.

Attention to the right of the input window is the (x) button.

Also clicking on the input fields, not much exciting happens.

This is what Chrome shows me on the same site:

file:///home/me/Pictures/Screenshot%20from%202021-01-17%2020-54-02.png

If I click on the clock icon (shown here in red) I get this lovely pop up.

Yes, I have the "default" ubuntu install of Firefox. Using .... Snap (or what ever it is called)

If I knew/thought on "DAY ONE" when I updated, I would have removed it and gone with the official installation.

I still can't find a clear (safe and easy) way to get rid of the supplied version and get the official one installed all the time keeping bookmarks, cookies, tabs etc. (That's another story.)

But is this something I haven't set in Firefox, or a ..... bug?

Asked by teeny_weeny 23 uair ó shin

Last reply by teeny_weeny 23 uair ó shin

FireFox Update has affected my twitter feed.

Hello, This problem just started with the last update or two from firefox, and the other browsers CHROME or EDGE loads the site just fine. To view how the twitter feed sh… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello,

This problem just started with the last update or two from firefox, and the other browsers CHROME or EDGE loads the site just fine. To view how the twitter feed should look, just load in those browsers and you will see it styled.

MY SITE https://www61.myfantasyleague.com/2020/home/15387#0

You notice the lower left twitter feed, it is not being styled by css through js. I get a console error that reads. DOMException: Permission denied to access property "frameElement" on cross-origin object

I am not sure how to fix this with a setting turned off or on maybe, or if firefox can fix in the browser, as i really dont want to use Chrome.

Thank you Dean

Asked by sticks2u 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by sticks2u 1 lá ó shin

Firefox won't load web pages

Firefox won't load web pages, I have to restart my computer. Chrome and Opera open pages seamlessly This has been happening to me many times lately. I use Win 10 and the … (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox won't load web pages, I have to restart my computer. Chrome and Opera open pages seamlessly This has been happening to me many times lately. I use Win 10 and the latest version of Firefox 84.0.2

Asked by tesic2008 1 lá ó shin

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Lost Fiefox browser

1. I had firefox in a 64bit win7 proff with relatively high specs desktop forever. Last week it started showing update notification every time i restart firefox and I ch… (tuilleadh eolais)

1. I had firefox in a 64bit win7 proff with relatively high specs desktop forever. Last week it started showing update notification every time i restart firefox and I choose to "remind me later" or something like that (I made the settings so that it won't auto install).

2. During that week i did restart firefox and the computer and everything was normal untill yesterday when I did something normal but I rarely do, that is i turned of the computer for more than a minute and then turned it back on. Then firefox started having trouble loading certain webpages. Things like youtube, google maps, google search, bing home page, were flawless, while things like some businesses (i remember craigslist and goodwill) and some famous podcast webpages and my wifi controlled devices struggle (take too long, then message that they were taking too long, but never show up)

3. I first "refreshed" my firefox, then reinstalled it, then when it wasn't fixed deleted the whole thing and tried installing a fresh downloaded version (I think it was 83). The downloaded installer tells me that i already had firefox and if i wish to reinstall it and after that it takes a long time to throw a message at me that starts with ("hmmmm" for "some" reason unknown reason, the installation failed to work) or very similar wording.

4. The only browser left in the computer is the microsoft one that comes with the computer and it does open the modzilla website but refuses to download the installed (obviously) so i have to download it from a windows tablet and transfer it to this computer.

any advice/insight is very much welcome

Asked by imad.shabeeb 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by imad.shabeeb 1 lá ó shin

Youtube Freezes when Opening Videos on Firefox. only on Firefox.

https://youtu.be/SeS9afnekZw Youtube Freezes when Opening Videos on Firefox. only on Firefox. this is my youtube video. i recorded this to show what it looks like. only … (tuilleadh eolais)

https://youtu.be/SeS9afnekZw Youtube Freezes when Opening Videos on Firefox. only on Firefox. this is my youtube video. i recorded this to show what it looks like. only thing that bothers me is Youtube is perfectly fine on Chrome, which i can't stand becuase of the volume of memory that Chrome uses.

i erased both of Firefox and Chrome and install only Firefox without any addons. one time i erased cookies and still same problem.

this problem only happenas after first youtube video. only the first youtube video is fine. there's no freezing, lag, latency on the first video.

Asked by hoomss1423 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by hoomss1423 2 lá ó shin

Firefox keeps having unexpected crashes

Hello, Firefox keeps having unexpected crashes. Some extensions were active at the time of registration of this report. Later I also tried to disable all extensions, do … (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello, Firefox keeps having unexpected crashes. Some extensions were active at the time of registration of this report. Later I also tried to disable all extensions, do a reset, but the abrupt crashes still occurred again. Can anyone help me?

https://crash-stats.mozilla.org/report/index/11860692-073b-40e8-8471-9f84b0210114

Asked by Omar 3 lá ó shin

Last reply by Omar 2 lá ó shin

Can't access site in firefox that I can in safari

There is a site that I've been accessing for months from firefox. Today, all my attempts to access it result in "Forbidden: You don't have permission to access this resou… (tuilleadh eolais)

There is a site that I've been accessing for months from firefox. Today, all my attempts to access it result in "Forbidden: You don't have permission to access this resource." If I bring up a safari browser, the exact same URL loads fine. I didn't change any firefox configuration settings. Any ideas?

Asked by Daniel 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by Daniel 2 lá ó shin

Windows and Tabs No Longer Saved and Restored, Even With All Add-ons Disabled, Unless I Restart in Safe Mode

After upgrading to FF 84, my previous sessions are no longer saved and restored unless I restart in Safe Mode. - I have Restore previous session checked in Preferences. -… (tuilleadh eolais)

After upgrading to FF 84, my previous sessions are no longer saved and restored unless I restart in Safe Mode.

- I have Restore previous session checked in Preferences.

- I have opened new windows and tabs and one by one disabled and restored every add-on that I have had enabled and quit and restarted each time, until every single add-on has been disabled, and still the previous sessions are not saved and restored.

- I have looked in the sessionstore-backups folder with each restart, and there is never any file for the previous sessions in it.

- Again, even when there are absolutely no add-ons enabled, the previous session is not saved and not restored.

- Again, only when I restart in Safe Mode is the previous session saved and restored.

What is the solution?

Asked by zillamobster 3 lá ó shin

Last reply by zillamobster 2 lá ó shin

Certain buttons and UI elements of YouTube have disappeared

Sometime within the last couple of weeks I have noticed that elements of YouTube's UI have vanished. Things like the red bar along the bottom of video thumbnails that ind… (tuilleadh eolais)

Sometime within the last couple of weeks I have noticed that elements of YouTube's UI have vanished. Things like the red bar along the bottom of video thumbnails that indicate a video already watched, the video duration on the bottom right of the thumbnails, as well as the 'vertical three dots' ••• menu button underneath thumbnails that contained the "not interested" option no longer appear on the YouTube main page. The three dots menu still exists in the side bar list of recommended videos while actually watching a video, so it's only affecting the main page.

I have confirmed that those UI elements work in a different browser and, bizarrely, they seem to work when I use a Firefox private window. This led me to believe that one of my extensions was causing the issue, but even disabling all of them did not bring the missing UI element back in normal browser windows. I have also tried clearing all of my cache, cookies, and site data to no avail.

I am on Windows 10 Pro (Version 20H2 OS Build 19042.746) with an up-to-date Firefox (Version 84.0.2 64-bit). Current extensions: BetterTTV, FrankerFaceZ, uBlock Origin, and Facebook Container.

Attached image shows the lack of the three dots button on the top normal Firefox window and the presence of that button on the bottom private window.

I would appreciate any suggestions as to what may be causing this and possible solutions. Thanks for your time.

Asked by plaguedone 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by plaguedone 2 lá ó shin

Comment about new Windows Broswer and Bookmakrs

1. Ought to have a "Suggestions" in the topic list. My observation is that you have just changed the Bookmark Lookup function to show only bookmarks. It use to show fol… (tuilleadh eolais)

  1. 1. Ought to have a "Suggestions" in the topic list.

My observation is that you have just changed the Bookmark Lookup function to show only bookmarks. It use to show folders as well. When I wanted to find a bookmark, it is often to move it to a more "consistent" place in bookmark map, and you can't do that any more.

Also on the Bookmark Edit page, it would be awfully helpful to have it's folder label displayed there as well.

Mac

Asked by Mac 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by Mac 2 lá ó shin

Twitter vids don't play

I've looked at other questions/answers about this issue. I've emptied cache, history, but no change. Haven't tried in safe mode becuz I've just not got the patience to wo… (tuilleadh eolais)

I've looked at other questions/answers about this issue. I've emptied cache, history, but no change. Haven't tried in safe mode becuz I've just not got the patience to work through this problem.

Sometimes the vids work fine, sometimes eventually they load, sometimes not at all. And now Adobe Flash is finished...is some sort of replacement needed? My secondary browser is Vivaldi, and the vids open fine there.

FF 84.0.2, Mac 10.15.7

thanks very much.

Asked by maveet 5 lá ó shin

Last reply by maveet 2 lá ó shin

How to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification

How to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification I have been asking for this since 2017 i think. We need a fix to turn off forever the splash notification af… (tuilleadh eolais)

How to turn off forever the "screenshot" splash notification

I have been asking for this since 2017 i think.

We need a fix to turn off forever the splash notification after taken a screenshot. I have been using the temporary solution of turning on "Pause notifications until Firefox restarts" but we need a definite solution on how to turn that notification off forever.

Asked by Nicolas Aumond 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by Nicolas Aumond 2 lá ó shin