Double spacing in Menus is back :'-(

A few months ago Firefox decided to double space all the items in menus. Reading through the forums many people didn't like this because of the amount of space that the m… (tuilleadh eolais)

A few months ago Firefox decided to double space all the items in menus. Reading through the forums many people didn't like this because of the amount of space that the menus now take up. Fortunately there was a work around, by setting 'browser.proton.contextmenus.enabled to false they returned to normal

This morning Firefox my got upgraded and the double spacing problem is back again. However there appears to be a bug with the setting and the menus won't return to normal. I'm now stuck with stupidly large menus that won't fit on the screen and lots of painful scrolling.

Does anybody have an alternative workaround until this is fixed?

Asked by stormcloud 2 mhí ó shin

Last reply by stormcloud 6 lá ó shin

Firefox causes 100% CPU usage when opening couple tabs at the same time!!!

I Am on desktop: i5 9600KF (high performance mode) 16GB 3200mhz ram NVME... Windows 10 Pro x64 Firefox last stable When I open Firefox tabs aren't loaded all at the same … (tuilleadh eolais)

I Am on desktop:

i5 9600KF (high performance mode) 16GB 3200mhz ram NVME... Windows 10 Pro x64 Firefox last stable

When I open Firefox tabs aren't loaded all at the same time, but they are suspended. So after that: when I switch between 6 tabs quickly - they start to open at the same time. And CPU usage skyrockets to 100% LOL! Given I Am on high end PC - this is joke! I was using chrome and had hundreds of tabs and Chrome doesn't even suspend them by default. They open all at the same time I think!

So there is something wrong! I tried troubleshooting mode and it was the same problem!

Thanks for help!

Asked by empleat 1 mhí ó shin

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"Custom" Print Option No Longer Works

FF has been my default for decades primarily because of superior print options. I use Custom Print option to print out pages in larger front, but this no longer seems to … (tuilleadh eolais)

FF has been my default for decades primarily because of superior print options. I use Custom Print option to print out pages in larger front, but this no longer seems to work in 92.01. At say 115 custom I lose text to right and bottom of page (both in preview and print to PDF).

Asked by rrichard 2 sheachtain ó shin

Last reply by rrichard 5 lá ó shin

How do I disable the "Forget About This Site" warning?

The latest update added a new warning to the "Forget About This Site" feature. I use this sometimes, and when I saw this warning for the first time yesterday, I knew it w… (tuilleadh eolais)

The latest update added a new warning to the "Forget About This Site" feature. I use this sometimes, and when I saw this warning for the first time yesterday, I knew it was going to be a pain in the arse. I understand it's useful to some people, but I do not want to see it every time. How do I disable this warning?

Asked by David_H23 2 lá ó shin

Last reply by David_H23 2 lá ó shin

Enhanced Tracking Protection Setting

Hello. Current Settings: Enhanced Tracking Protection-Standard Without the Free Adblock installed. Goal: Minimize tracking and pop-up ads from appearing during my browser… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello.

Current Settings: Enhanced Tracking Protection-Standard Without the Free Adblock installed.

Goal: Minimize tracking and pop-up ads from appearing during my browser session:

Please answer each question separately:

Q1. Is the Standard option sufficient or should it be set to strict?

Answer:

Q2a. Does the Standard option OR the Strict option provide the features of an ad-block or does the free Adblock needs to be installed as well in order to receive full protection?

b. When I was about to install the Free Adblock, a warning came up asking me if it was the best adblocker and confirming that the extension would have permission to access my data from all websites, extend developer tools to access my data in open tabs, display notifications to me, access my browser tabs, and access browser activity during navigation/

Do I really want to install Adblock knowing all of the above details?

Answer:

Asked by Buddy2014 2 lá ó shin

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Firefox does not open tinyurl.com

Firefox does not open tinyurl.com, while Chrome and Edge do not have an issue. Errormsg: "Server not found". "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connec… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox does not open tinyurl.com, while Chrome and Edge do not have an issue.

Errormsg: "Server not found". "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at tinyurl.com.".

I have experienced this since a few months. I read some articles that this was implemented to enhance the security, but how can I fix it?

Asked by paul.martijn 1 mhí ó shin

Last reply by paul.martijn 3 lá ó shin

Slow Printing in Firefox!

Preview is opened as default when printing. I prefer to use the system printing. How can I discard Preview? The printing task now takes more than a minute to access the p… (tuilleadh eolais)

Preview is opened as default when printing. I prefer to use the system printing. How can I discard Preview? The printing task now takes more than a minute to access the printer. It all started since Preview was introduced as default! Meanwhile Firefox i locked and I can't do anything in Firefox.

Asked by Carl-Erik.Lundgren 4 mhí ó shin

Last reply by Carl-Erik.Lundgren 1 lá ó shin

After the update to FireFox Ver: 93.0 CenturyLink's webmail webpage wiil no longer load/display

All PCs are Windows 10 (64) Home or Pro After FireFox updated to ver 93.0 (64 bit) the CenturyLink Webmail page fails to load properly (all I get is a blank screen). I kn… (tuilleadh eolais)

All PCs are Windows 10 (64) Home or Pro

After FireFox updated to ver 93.0 (64 bit) the CenturyLink Webmail page fails to load properly (all I get is a blank screen). I know this is because of version 93.0 because the last PC I checked it on (My Windows 10 (64) laptop) still had FireFox 92.0.xx loaded and the webpage loaded fine, then the browser updated and the webmail page failed to load properly. The CenturyLink Webmail Page loads fine on Google Chrome and on Microsoft Edge.

Troubleshooting: In addition to the usual clearing browser data I even tried resetting FireFox on one of my PCs. It didn't help.

Centurylink tech support says there is nothing wrong with their Webmail and to use another browser.

I've attached a screen capture of what I see.

Asked by Big Steve 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by Big Steve 1 lá ó shin

GAH! Firefox has crashed.

Firefox continues to periodically and randomly crash resulting in the "GAH" message and requiring either restoring session or tab. Have done much of the troubleshooting b… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox continues to periodically and randomly crash resulting in the "GAH" message and requiring either restoring session or tab. Have done much of the troubleshooting but tho' problem seemed to be resolved for a couple of weeks, it is now back. This is really starting to get annoying with need to restore pinned tabs, most visited, etc. Help?!

Asked by WhiteBimmer 6 lá ó shin

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Youtube not working - White screen

I am trying to open youtube.com but it gives a blank page with nothing on it and loading stops as well (see screenshot attached). The website works on Google Chrome brows… (tuilleadh eolais)

I am trying to open youtube.com but it gives a blank page with nothing on it and loading stops as well (see screenshot attached). The website works on Google Chrome browser, so I doubt that this is a website issue.

I have tried the following and none of these fixed the problem:

1. Clear cache and cookies 2. Restart firefox in Troubleshoot mode (still the same issue) 3. Disabled hardware acceleration did not fix it

I would appreciate any help to fix this.

Asked by ayush.9.pandey 5 lá ó shin

Last reply by ayush.9.pandey 4 lá ó shin

Forgetting cookies...?

FF seems to keep forgetting what I call "legitimate" cookies. For example: For websites I use daily without a login, like Accuweather, every few days I get their "Accep… (tuilleadh eolais)

FF seems to keep forgetting what I call "legitimate" cookies. For example:

  • For websites I use daily without a login, like Accuweather, every few days I get their "Accept our cookies?" messages.
  • For sites that allow an on-going login, I need to re-login frequently. Not daily, but certain not months later.
  • I have a financial site that allows me to set only certain devices may be recognized. Today it said a device I use weekly or so is no longer recognized.

There is an old thread that may be relevant: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1309877

But several issues: That thread is closed, even though this bug is still going. Also it only covers Windows and I could use help with Windows & iOS versions.

Could "Tracking Protection" level come into play? I had it set to Standard but noticed recently it was Strict. I think Firefox changed that, not me, but I can't be 100% positive. Meanwhile I changed it back to Standard but so far the issue remains.

Thank you,

Joe

Asked by Birdbrain 1 mhí ó shin

Last reply by Birdbrain 4 lá ó shin

Scrambled Pastes

I am having a serious problem with inputting information into web page interfaces such as GMail and online forms. I am seriously dyslexic, so, I have to depend on tools s… (tuilleadh eolais)

I am having a serious problem with inputting information into web page interfaces such as GMail and online forms.

I am seriously dyslexic, so, I have to depend on tools such as copy/paste and keyboard macros in my quest to avoid typos and incorrect information and amounts.

The best example that I have is using GMail's Web interface to compose and respond to emails where the problem has increased to the point where it happens on almost every input session. For example, if I use a keyboard macro to type my name "Beverly" it almost always gets scrambled to something like "Byeverl"

This happens on some, but not all web input pages... another example, is trying to enter a number into a field that simply does not work if I paste. Sometime back, I went so far to create an AutoHotKey macro that put's a delay between each character that is in the copy/paste buffer. That seemed to work for a while, but has since stopped working apparently because the interface now detects that I left the input field in order to trigger the keyboard macro.

Help, Beverly Howard

Asked by BevHoward 5 lá ó shin

Last reply by BevHoward 3 lá ó shin

Absolute waste of RAM

I'm pissed of. HOW??? HOW??? How a single browser can take 90% of the memory until freezing your PC, ON A LINUX MINT FOR GOD SAKE! With 16GB Memory! I saw people defendin… (tuilleadh eolais)

I'm pissed of. HOW??? HOW??? How a single browser can take 90% of the memory until freezing your PC, ON A LINUX MINT FOR GOD SAKE! With 16GB Memory!

I saw people defending this saying that "uuuh, mozilla takes advantage of-" BS! It doesn't take advantage of nothing, it only wastes your ram and your time.

HOW DO I LIMIT THE RAM USAGE? I DON'T WANT FANCY PERFORMANCE TABS I WANT A DIRECT ANSWER ON HOW TO STOP FIREFOX WASTING MY RAM

Asked by Luan Himmlisch 3 seachtaine ó shin

Last reply by Luan Himmlisch 2 lá ó shin

My SSL secure site is blocked "Secure Connection Failed"

Hello Firefox. You have been my go-to browser for many years now. I am always using the latest version for Mac. About ten days ago, two of my four sites became blocked, w… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello Firefox. You have been my go-to browser for many years now. I am always using the latest version for Mac. About ten days ago, two of my four sites became blocked, with the "Secure Connection Failed" notice.

I am a low-income independent working artist who needs for people to have access to my sites. GoDaddy sees no issue on their end (all four of my sites are under the same deluxe hosting account with the exact same SSL encryption), and all four sites show up on Safari and Chrome. Until now, I have preferred Firefox.

https://www.alexalev.com/ https://www.paintedjay.com/

These are the results at Why No Padlock using the Firefox browser: https://www.whynopadlock.com/results/447e5a19-3baa-4374-ba79-a9829eeef737

According to Why No Padlock, everything is perfect.

To make matters screwier, none of my sites are e-commerce or take info from people. They present information and there are links off site to places like Amazon and Instagram, but there is nothing of a security issue on any of them, PLUS I have SSL encryption properly configured, anyway, no matter what, so that there would be no issue.

Please re-instate public access to my sites. I am sure this is a glitch of some kind. Nothing else explains it, but I need them to be LIVE ASAP, as I am trying desperately to make some kind of a living with the pandemic having cancelled all my shows. Thank you!

Alexandria

Asked by pinkjaykitty 6 lá ó shin

Last reply by pinkjaykitty 4 lá ó shin

How to convert weak to strong passwords ?

I have loaded all of my web sites and existing weak passwords. How can I get Firefox to generate the strong ones I want to use. If I ask to Edit the existing passwords … (tuilleadh eolais)

I have loaded all of my web sites and existing weak passwords. How can I get Firefox to generate the strong ones I want to use. If I ask to Edit the existing passwords it will not generate a strong one as one might expect.

Asked by DanG 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by DanG 6 lá ó shin

Prevent certain add-ins from being deactivated.

I have a certain add-in installed that Firefox sometimes says is "slowing things down" and recommends deactivating. Thing is, it's my password manager, so I absolutely ne… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have a certain add-in installed that Firefox sometimes says is "slowing things down" and recommends deactivating. Thing is, it's my password manager, so I absolutely never want to deactivate it, and am quite okay if it occasionally slows things down, and would like to tell Firefox to never suggest turning off this particular add-in, while still leaving that feature on for other add-ins I might care less about. Is there anyway off adding it to an "ignore it if this add-in slows things down a bit" list?

Asked by Churinai 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by Churinai 6 lá ó shin

Bookmark icons/logos

I purchased a new laptop and downloaded Firefox and logged in. The bookmarks loaded but the most of the icons/logos for the sites are not loading, I just have the generic… (tuilleadh eolais)

I purchased a new laptop and downloaded Firefox and logged in. The bookmarks loaded but the most of the icons/logos for the sites are not loading, I just have the generic internet globe icon. For the sake of room on the tool bar, most of my bookmarks are the logo only, no text, because the logo is sufficient to know what the bookmarks leads me to. I have rebooted and relaunched the website numerous times but no change. I read one of your articles with someone having the same or similar issue but the response was very confusing and didn't seem to address the real root cause. Please help me get this resolved.

Asked by arlinth 6 lá ó shin

Last reply by arlinth 6 lá ó shin

My Password manager extension is blokced by Fierfox

Why is my Firefox blocking my password manager extension when I try to use it to login to my Firefox account? My password manager is Authomate (www.authomate.com). The ex… (tuilleadh eolais)

Why is my Firefox blocking my password manager extension when I try to use it to login to my Firefox account? My password manager is Authomate (www.authomate.com). The extension works for every site but my Firefox account. I tried attaching png images but it just sits there spinning its wheels. Extension is free so you can try it.

Asked by lmidouin 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by lmidouin 1 lá ó shin

Back Button

When going to Realtor.com to view properties and clicking on the map button to see where it is and then using the back button instead of going back to where I was it alwa… (tuilleadh eolais)

When going to Realtor.com to view properties and clicking on the map button to see where it is and then using the back button instead of going back to where I was it always goes back to the top of the page and then I have to scroll and find the property I was looking at to then view another one that I like. This happens every time. I have already turned off my add-ons, extensions and changed all my settings to default and nothing is working. If I use Microsoft Edge which I hate there are no issues so the problem has to be a setting in Firefox that is wrong.

Asked by fdn4yl 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by fdn4yl 6 lá ó shin