Text not shown in certain selecton boxes and input boxes

My search text will not be visible on some websites, selection boxes like drop downs are blank, and some popups have missing text. All of these issues can be highlighted … (gụkwuo)

My search text will not be visible on some websites, selection boxes like drop downs are blank, and some popups have missing text. All of these issues can be highlighted to see the text it is just a pain to do and sometimes impossible on certain sites.

Asked by bafunk35 Nkeji 36 gara aga

allow popup

Fedora 33, Firefox all The web page wants permission to know my location and popups a yes/no box. I click on Yes expecting the box to do it's thing and go away. It doe… (gụkwuo)

Fedora 33, Firefox all The web page wants permission to know my location and popups a yes/no box. I click on Yes expecting the box to do it's thing and go away. It doesn't, it remains and covers everything below it and locks the page.

And the problem is getting old ...

Asked by cal Nkeji 58 gara aga

Secure Connection Failed

Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.cvent.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authe… (gụkwuo)

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.cvent.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Asked by leon_brathwaite Aka elekere 2 gara aga

chosen primary password not working anymore...

A week ago I started using a primary password for FF. I learned it by heart, also copied it to my iPhone in a safe notation (I have access to the notation using my finger… (gụkwuo)

A week ago I started using a primary password for FF. I learned it by heart, also copied it to my iPhone in a safe notation (I have access to the notation using my finger print). It worked just fine for the first days. Today I tried to use the primary password again, in order to enter a website, but somehow FF denies me entrance, again and again. No spelling issues or missing characters, because I copy the primary password from my iPhone notation and paste it into the primary password field on my Mac. In FF Lockwise (on my iPhone) I can also still see my primary FF password, which is exactly the same. Typing it down character by character doesn’t solve the problem, nor does restarting FF. Caps lock is off. No issues with my keyboard. In my privacy and security setting I cannot to stop FF from asking my primary password, because (of course also there) it won’t recognize the primary password I enter...

There is no one who knows about my primary password nor has anyone access to my computer or iPhone. So there is no way I could explain somebody to have been able to change my primary password. Could anybody please explain to me what might be going on? Did other people experience the same issue? What steps should I take to try to solve it?

And I surely wish not to need to reset my primary password, because I will lose all my saved passwords from FF... Happily I still have access to FF Lockwise on my iPhone (using my finger print). So I could still copy each password and save it somewhere else. But that would mean quite a lot of work. Besides of that I don’t trust it to work better next time I set up a primary FF password…

I hope I explained my problem well enough. Thanks in advance for trying to help me out!

Asked by Eran FF sync Aka elekere 3 gara aga

Last reply by Eran FF sync Aka elekere 2 gara aga

Firefox reports a secure connection without existing certificate

When i click on the lock icon in the address bar, nothing happens (I would expect to see the encryption and certificate, but no widget opens). When I right-click into the… (gụkwuo)

When i click on the lock icon in the address bar, nothing happens (I would expect to see the encryption and certificate, but no widget opens). When I right-click into the page and select "View Page Info", "Security", "View Certificate", no certificate exists. Only generic info is shown (Servers+Authorities). Also an error is reported in the system log, confirming that no certificate exists: JavaScript error: chrome://browser/content/browser-siteIdentity.js, line 642: TypeError: issuerCert is undefined

Questions:

  • Why does Firefox show the lock icon while no certificate exists?
  • How does Firefox establish a secure connection without having a certificate? (From my understanding a certificate is needed for TLS to work.)

Version used: Firefox 78.12.0esr ('Mozilla/5.0 (X11; FreeBSD amd64; rv:78.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/78.0'), no add-ons or plugins.

Asked by pmc1 Ụbọchị 4 gara aga

Last reply by pmc1 Aka elekere 2 gara aga

bookmarks toolbar reduce horizontal icon spacing

For anyone who wishes to reduce horizontal spacing between bookmark icons in the horizontal Bookmarks Toolbar across the top of Firefox window (under the address bar), he… (gụkwuo)

For anyone who wishes to reduce horizontal spacing between bookmark icons in the horizontal Bookmarks Toolbar across the top of Firefox window (under the address bar), here is the code to add to userChrome.css:

/* Bookmarks Toolbar icon horizontal spacing */

toolbarbutton.bookmark-item:not(.subviewbutton) {

   padding: var(--bookmark-block-padding) 3px !important;

}

The default value is 4px. I changed it to 3px. You can change this number as you like.

Remember to save the css file, close and then re-open the browser to view the update.

There is also a way to play with this live if you access the Browser Toolbox: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Browser_Toolbox and access userChrome.css: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Style_Editor

Hope this saves someone the hours I spent finding this solution. Cheers!

Asked by lightwing Aka elekere 2 gara aga

Lost Bookmarks in Firefox

In trying to fix a Mozilla VPN problem, I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox as directed by VPN support. Now Firefox has lost its bookmarks. Can they be recovered? If… (gụkwuo)

In trying to fix a Mozilla VPN problem, I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox as directed by VPN support. Now Firefox has lost its bookmarks. Can they be recovered? If so, how?

Asked by rabbit Ụbọchị 2 gara aga

Last reply by rabbit Aka elekere 3 gara aga

All Bookmarks Gone and Can't be Recovered

Hi There I think my Firefox upgraded and now all my bookmarks have disappeared. I tried to restore them but I keep on gettina message saying "unable to process backup fi… (gụkwuo)

Hi There

I think my Firefox upgraded and now all my bookmarks have disappeared. I tried to restore them but I keep on gettina message saying "unable to process backup file".

Please help.

Asked by lornaraedaniel Aka elekere 3 gara aga

Some YouTube videos aren't in sync with the audio

I'm having a problem with a couple videos where the video and audio aren't in sync. For example, the video in the first screenshot is only 2:30, yet when I play it, it se… (gụkwuo)

I'm having a problem with a couple videos where the video and audio aren't in sync. For example, the video in the first screenshot is only 2:30, yet when I play it, it seems to partially mimic the video in the second screenshot; it "extends" to 2:41, and it plays the video from the second video. However, it plays the audio from the first video and the progress bar still only goes to 2:30, yet the video keeps playing for another 11 seconds without any audio until the video from the second video ends. Seeking forward causes the different recommendations to pop up as if the video had ended normally.

I am using a MSI laptop on Windows 10. I have restarted my computer, cleared my cookies and cache, and updated Firefox to the latest version. This problem persists with all of my extensions disabled, and when logged in or out of YouTube (no matter the account) or in incognito mode. At first, I thought it had something to do with the video and/or channel, since the other video with the same problem was also uploaded by AmericanDadVEVO. When I tried watching the video in the first screenshot on Microsoft Edge (which I barely use and have no extensions on), however, it worked normally.

Any help would be appreciated! I really do not want to switch to another browser.

Asked by David_H23 1 izu gara aga

Last reply by David_H23 Aka elekere 4 gara aga

"Gah" Tab Crashes and Spontaneous Shutdowns

Have been experiencing frequent "Gah" tab closures and unexpected Firefox shutdowns lately which require "Restore Now" action. Am running latest version of Firefox on Wi… (gụkwuo)

Have been experiencing frequent "Gah" tab closures and unexpected Firefox shutdowns lately which require "Restore Now" action. Am running latest version of Firefox on Win10 desktop which is updated religiously. Have run Task Manager which indicates no activity higher than a Medium rating. Interestingly, while I experienced a couple of tab closures this morning, they are predominately later in the day and on occasion I need to reboot the system to get Firefox operating. Hopefully there is a relatively simple fix for this issue. Thanks.

Asked by WhiteBimmer Aka elekere 11 gara aga

Last reply by WhiteBimmer Aka elekere 5 gara aga

Entering full screen disables menus on other monitors

I'm using Firefox on a desktop (OSX Catalina 10.15.7) with multiple monitors. If I go into full screen mode on any youtube video , e.g., Welcome to Firefox (https://www.y… (gụkwuo)

I'm using Firefox on a desktop (OSX Catalina 10.15.7) with multiple monitors. If I go into full screen mode on any youtube video , e.g., Welcome to Firefox (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRlmP6xWdw0), not only do I lose access to the menubar on the fullscreen monitor, I lose it on the other two monitors I have open Firefox windows.

The browser.fullscreen.autohide setting does not make a difference. I would expect that the only monitor that the menubar is hidden on is the one displaying the fullscreen content.

The attached Monitor1, Monitor2 images show the missing menubar on the respective monitors where a Firefox browser window is open.

Asked by starksm64 Aka elekere 7 gara aga

Firefox Sync not working

Hello, Today is my first day back in the office after the pandemic; in preparation I set up a Firefox account at home and turned on syncing but it doesn't seem to have wo… (gụkwuo)

Hello,

Today is my first day back in the office after the pandemic; in preparation I set up a Firefox account at home and turned on syncing but it doesn't seem to have worked upon logging in at work.

Within the "Connected Services" section it shows two desktop computers which seems right (one at home, one at the office) but I don't have any saved passwords nor open tabs etc that I was expecting on the office PC. I get the option to "Send tab to device" but there are no synced tabs in there to open.

Can anyone help? I'm at a loss.

Thanks

Asked by chris417 Aka elekere 9 gara aga

Dark Theme

Is there a quick short cut key stroke to turn ON/Off the Firefox browser screen Dark Theme? If the Windows 10 professional 64 Bit screen settings are set for Dark theme i… (gụkwuo)

Is there a quick short cut key stroke to turn ON/Off the Firefox browser screen Dark Theme? If the Windows 10 professional 64 Bit screen settings are set for Dark theme in Hi Contrast settings, for the visually impaired, The Firefox browser displays in bright white screen.

Asked by akeyboard4me1 Aka elekere 9 gara aga

Certain bookmarks don't open after 92.0 (64 bit) update

I'm using Firefox version 92.0 (64 bit) on an HP 350 G1 notebook running Windows 10. It seemed that it was after the 92.0 (64 bit) update that I cannot open bookmarks tha… (gụkwuo)

I'm using Firefox version 92.0 (64 bit) on an HP 350 G1 notebook running Windows 10.

It seemed that it was after the 92.0 (64 bit) update that I cannot open bookmarks that are PDFs. The correct URL is present, but nothing loads, it's just a blank black page. I have tried turning off the add-ons and refreshing the page, closing and reopening Firefox with the add-ons manually turned off, restarting Firefox with the add-ons disabled, and restarting in safe mode. All of the attempts were performed without any positive results.

I can copy the URL on Firefox and paste it in Edge, and it opens the correct page. I installed Chrome against my better judgment and pasted the URL, and the correct page opens again. I can copy the URL in either Edge or Chrome, paste it on Firefox, and the same results occur as if I clicked on the link in my bookmarks on Firefox. I can click on the bookmark from either the home page or a page that's already opened, and nothing happens. The URL doesn't change on the existing page, and on the home page, "Search with DuckDuckGo or enter address" in the UL space does not change to the URL that I'm trying to open. Is there something I'm missing?

This is one of the URLs that I am trying to open if you want to try it yourself on Firefox: https://www.att.com/idpassets/images/support/wireless/Devices-Working-on-ATT-Network.pdf

I only ever use Edge when I'm having an issue with Firefox, (usually it's when I'm trying to log on to an account or something and I can't, then I realize that it may be one of my add-ons preventing it. I then disable them one by one until I'm able to achieve what I want.

I don't want to have to switch back and forth between Firefox and Edge just to view three PDFs, so if someone knows what could be the resolution to this, I would appreciate it greatly.

Asked by zx9r170 1 ụbọchị gara aga

Last reply by zx9r170 Aka elekere 9 gara aga

LINKS DO NOT WORK

LINKS IN THIS SITE DO NOT WORK. THE OWNERS HAVE TESTED IT WITH FIREFOX AND ALL OK WHAT IS WRONG WITH MY PC www.bidorbuy.co.za A SIMPLE NOT TECHNICAL ANSWER PLEASE. … (gụkwuo)

LINKS IN THIS SITE DO NOT WORK. THE OWNERS HAVE TESTED IT WITH FIREFOX AND ALL OK WHAT IS WRONG WITH MY PC

www.bidorbuy.co.za

A SIMPLE NOT TECHNICAL ANSWER PLEASE.

Asked by rod18 Aka elekere 14 gara aga

Last reply by rod18 Aka elekere 10 gara aga

paypal-zahlung über firefox

ich kann seit 2 tagen nicht mehr mit paypal bei shops bezahlen, bei denen paypal als zahlungsmöglichkeit eingebettet ist. habe schon firefox neu gestartet, im sicheren mo… (gụkwuo)

ich kann seit 2 tagen nicht mehr mit paypal bei shops bezahlen, bei denen paypal als zahlungsmöglichkeit eingebettet ist. habe schon firefox neu gestartet, im sicheren modus auch - auch eine neuinstallation hat nicht geholfen....brauche eine gute idee zur lösung (betroffen sind z.b. medimops, deutsche post-shop...)

Asked by mmdrewianka Aka elekere 11 gara aga

Some sites show the font Helvetica instead of Arial.

Some websites that I use display the font Helvetica insead of the intented font. I only have this problem on Firefox. I do not have Helvetica installed, my default fonts … (gụkwuo)

Some websites that I use display the font Helvetica insead of the intented font. I only have this problem on Firefox. I do not have Helvetica installed, my default fonts (including advanced settings) are set to Arial. How could I fix this? I had provided 2 screenshots with Firefox and Chrome to see the difference.

Asked by alexdan262633 Aka elekere 11 gara aga

change favicon of bookmarks

i know the developers have so much to do and they even work on other projects but out of sheer laziness, i want to set, not change, but set favicons for bookmarks who don… (gụkwuo)

i know the developers have so much to do and they even work on other projects but out of sheer laziness, i want to set, not change, but set favicons for bookmarks who don't have a favicon. these bookmarks lead to pages where no favicon ist.

the favicon i want has it's own url and is somewhere in the internet as png.

Asked by hahufomi Aka elekere 15 gara aga