Webpages saved as PDFs are very large files compared to Safari

Webpages saved as PDFs using FF are very large files compared to the same webpage saved as a PDF using Safari. FF will create a 2-3 page pdf that is over 3 MB of data, w… (read more)

Webpages saved as PDFs using FF are very large files compared to the same webpage saved as a PDF using Safari. FF will create a 2-3 page pdf that is over 3 MB of data, while Safari saves the same pdf as 325KB. I never noticed this to be the case in the distant past but as my available storage space started shrinking rapidly on my MacBook I realized this might be the culprit.

I don't know when these large pdfs files started with FF but as I reviewed some similar files from several years ago, the same type of 2-3 page pdf in FF was in the KB, not MB of data. Can anyone help me understand why this is happening? Is there a setting that should be changed so these pdfs are not so bloated in size?

I am still using FF 88.0.1 having not made the leap to the newer versions of FF because of all the bad reviews. That said, I have not seen any info which indicates that FF scaled down pdf file sizes in the newer versions of FF.

In FF's Preferences pane PDFs are set to open in FF. Would it help reduce the file sizes if I changed that so they open in Mac's default application which I assume is Preview? I don't know if that's what the default preference was years ago when FF pdfs were much smaller files, or if changing that would make no difference at all.

Also, for what it's worth, I previously disabled FF's new-ish Print Preview Interface in about:config because it was consistently overriding the preset positions I set for my headers and footers, resulting in them being cut off the printed pages, however, the bloated pdfs were a problem long before FF introduced the Print Preview Interface feature.

Any suggestions on how to reduce the size of pdfs that FF is creating? I don't have and don't want to get a 3rd party application like Adobe Acrobat to deal with this, when I can simply use Safari as my browser. Thank you.

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Blocked By Spamhaus

I have been blocked by Spamhaus which means that I cannot send / reply to emails from certain organisations. How can I remove my IP address / Domain Server from this Spam… (read more)

I have been blocked by Spamhaus which means that I cannot send / reply to emails from certain organisations. How can I remove my IP address / Domain Server from this Spamhaus?

I accessed their Spamhaus Project blocklist yet upon entering my IP addresses the response was: 'No Issues'.

Any advice? Cheers

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Makoto Shinkai's Newtab is Missing

When I was using Firefox 2 months ago, there was an extension called "Makoto Shinkai's Newtab" in Mozilla's extension site. Even though developer also supports Firefox, s… (read more)

When I was using Firefox 2 months ago, there was an extension called "Makoto Shinkai's Newtab" in Mozilla's extension site. Even though developer also supports Firefox, sadly I can't find it anymore. Is there any way to find out what happened to that extension?

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Opacity

Almost every time I browse with firefox in linux mint 20.2, the pages lose their opacity and become transparent. The only way I can correct it is to restart firefox. Is t… (read more)

Almost every time I browse with firefox in linux mint 20.2, the pages lose their opacity and become transparent. The only way I can correct it is to restart firefox. Is this a known bug, and what can I do to correct it? Thank you. Fred Broder

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Firefox won't allow me to log into my Weebly website

I use a 2021 Macbook Pro with all updated software. I consider Firefox my main web browser. I have a Weebly website that I can always log into with Safari. But with Fire… (read more)

I use a 2021 Macbook Pro with all updated software. I consider Firefox my main web browser.

I have a Weebly website that I can always log into with Safari. But with Firefox, every few months or so, I'll get a message that the email address I use to log on is incorrect. The message usually lasts 2-3 weeks or so, and then, it mysteriously goes away and I can log in again (for a while). It has happened four times. Right now I'm in week 3 of not being able to log on with Firefox.

I have no idea if this is connected or not, but it all began shortly after I started using the Firefox Delay extension. I don't use it any more and the problem still happens, so it is a big question mark.

I only used the delay extension to log onto two websites - my weebly site and also my Craigslist ads. I've only had problems with these two accounts since then. I opened new accounts on Craigslist after stopping the delay extension - but I still have trouble with Craigslist email. I get emails from customers answering my ads but when I reply, I get a message that it was undeliverable, even though I think my reply was in fact, delivered. In both cases, the problem is with my email.

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my primary email address isn't correct

How can I change my primary email address? I'm not computer smart to find your secret language to do that. Please change my primary email address to: kautzjan85@gmail.com… (read more)

How can I change my primary email address? I'm not computer smart to find your secret language to do that. Please change my primary email address to: kautzjan85@gmail.com Cable one has pulled the plug and disconnected my previous 39jan30@cableone.net address. No one can send any emails to that address anymore as nothing is there.

I hope you can please help me. Jan Kautz

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Mozilla Ads

Highly frustrated with Firefox for Android... Everytime I enter a "term" in the search box I am directed to Mozilla. Org ads for products... Never can reach my request...… (read more)

Highly frustrated with Firefox for Android... Everytime I enter a "term" in the search box I am directed to Mozilla. Org ads for products... Never can reach my request... Do not want to go back to Google.

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auto sign in and password security

HELLO, Web page seems un-secure. Once open hamburg menu allows drop down and anyone can get my info. I ahd to also remove check mark for master password since annoying.… (read more)

HELLO, Web page seems un-secure. Once open hamburg menu allows drop down and anyone can get my info. I ahd to also remove check mark for master password since annoying. Followed steps to remove and reset master PW but still keep asking every time logged on. References to my ESET that may be the cause. This was never a problem once registered few years back. So why cant I use Firefox to search without it having access to my private info. I should only need to access this when I need. So in the drop down hamburg menu if I go to Privacy and security that is where you should ask for PW or security question. So that you must have a PW to go into security would make sense to me. Other wise you are allowing anyone that may be using my computer and your web page to access my account, SO PLEASE DO NOT REPLY THAT the master password is the way to set this since it does not work properly. Even if I did use master this site is open to anyone. So it seems to be insecure and the web master should change the drop down to offer a PW when in the security and password tab, so that way it a second level pf protection. HOPE TO HEAR BACK and not just get a reply to see the Help section.Thanks Joseph Jan 26 ,2022

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Firefox (Canonical/Ubuntu) snap app can't open external apps does firefox have --classic confinement policy

I am having issues with opening link for external applications. The application can be What'sApp or Zoom or Slack and when trying to open an external app I get a windows… (read more)

I am having issues with opening link for external applications. The application can be What'sApp or Zoom or Slack and when trying to open an external app I get a windows that ask for me to select the application to open the link.. When doing this the only option have I have is System Handler and Choose Application.. Neither option is helpful.. This did not happen with firefox packaged with .deb .. I am assuming that this deal with snap sandbox security.. I later read an article

I did a little reading and came across a link https://ubuntu.com/blog/how-to-snap-introducing-classic-confinement

Which instructed on how to create a snap with --classic confinement.. I am not sure if this will resolve the issue that I am having .. But I didn't find that I could install firefox snap with the --classic option.. I am not that familiar with snaps so I could be completely off but wanted to know if someone could look into it..

I would like to add an image but it doesn't seem like firefox will allow me to on this page. (Browse is not opening a window) Also copy and paste didn't work

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Images are displayed with different colors

Firefox is showing images with different colors. I tried changing gfx.color_management.mode pref to 0 on the about:config page to disable Color but it did not help. Pleas… (read more)

Firefox is showing images with different colors. I tried changing gfx.color_management.mode pref to 0 on the about:config page to disable Color but it did not help. Please advice

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Javascript for temporary extensions just doesn't work

Hopefully this is the appropriate place to ask. Javascript just doesn't seem to work for temporary extensions. When I couldn't get my own extension to work, I tried to fo… (read more)

Hopefully this is the appropriate place to ask. Javascript just doesn't seem to work for temporary extensions. When I couldn't get my own extension to work, I tried to follow the tutorial in "Your second extension" (link) and it also just doesn't work. HTML and CSS load just fine but it's none functional. I can't even get a simple log out to console.

I just updated to Windows 11 a few days ago. Is it possible there is some setting I changed a long time ago that is causing this behavior?

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Single page windows don't disappear after moved to multi-tab windows

Since probably FF94, i can't remove single page windows (like popup) by turning them into a tab anymore. Before when a popup window appeared i moved it to the already ope… (read more)

Since probably FF94, i can't remove single page windows (like popup) by turning them into a tab anymore.

Before when a popup window appeared i moved it to the already opened main window to turn it into tab to not have ton of "recently closed windows". But since FF94, when i move a window, instead of disappear after become a tab, firefox only duplicate the webpage (i have the new tab and the identical webpage window). Until now the only way i have to remove the annoying windows is to kill firefox app with windows task manager and uncheck them in the tab recovery.

How i can have firefox able to really move windows into tab like before instead of copy them? Or have a way to permanently delete unwanted windows i don't use anymore in the "recently closed windows" list without killing the task.

Also moving tab from a firefox window to another work normally (no duplicate), the problem occurs only when FF windows has a single tab.

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Firefox blocking webc3

I have been trying for hours to get Firefox to allow me to use my webcam in the browser but I have uninstalled my browser, factory reset my laptop, removed my antivirus, … (read more)

I have been trying for hours to get Firefox to allow me to use my webcam in the browser but I have uninstalled my browser, factory reset my laptop, removed my antivirus, gone in the website to allow, tried to find a suss certificate (which I don't want to go deleting anyway because I don't want to delete the wrong thing).

If someone can help me it will be appreciated. If you are going to go into registry keys etc please be clear in your instructions how to get there and fix it because whilst I'm not novice I have autism so my understanding might not be the same as an it person. Thanks

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can't access the Microsoft Office website

After I log in to the Office and try to enter Word online (https://www.office.com/launch/word?auth=1) , I am constantly redirected to the home page , (https://www.office… (read more)

After I log in to the Office and try to enter Word online (https://www.office.com/launch/word?auth=1) , I am constantly redirected to the home page , (https://www.office.com/?trysignin=0). I already deleted cookies and add-ons, reinstalled firefox

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