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No options menu in extension manager and no icons in toolbar (Zorin OS Lite)

I'm using Firefox 93.0 on Zorin OS Lite 15.3 32 bit. There are no options menu available in the extensions manager. Ublock origin and Enhancer for Youtube. All extensions… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 93.0 on Zorin OS Lite 15.3 32 bit. There are no options menu available in the extensions manager. Ublock origin and Enhancer for Youtube. All extensions icons doesn't show up too in the toolbar so I can't manage them. No problem in Windows 7 and Windows 10.

Asked by didut 5 hours ago

Pin to Taskbar

I can pin Firefox to my Taskbar and used to be able to pin shortcuts to that but all of a sudden I cannot pin shortcuts to that Firefox that it is sitting on the Taskbar.… (read more)

I can pin Firefox to my Taskbar and used to be able to pin shortcuts to that but all of a sudden I cannot pin shortcuts to that Firefox that it is sitting on the Taskbar. I drag them to the Firefox shortcut on the Taskbar and a message pops up “Pin to Firefox?” but when I right click on the Taskbar Firefox link there are only the original shortcuts that were there before this problem began. I have tried Uninstall & Reinstall but nothing works.

Asked by fredgough 5 hours ago

Browser font

Having issues that started this morning once I start up the Firefox browser. The browser font for all numbers and letter are extremely blurry. Never has happened before… (read more)

Having issues that started this morning once I start up the Firefox browser. The browser font for all numbers and letter are extremely blurry. Never has happened before, tried to look for a trouble shoot but cannot find anything to help anywhere.

Asked by shale529 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Firefox 93.0 always attempts to restore previous session, even though I have that option disabled.

I want to completely disable the 'restore previous session' option. I want to start a new session with my preset home pages 100% of the time. Having Firefox display a pag… (read more)

I want to completely disable the 'restore previous session' option.

I want to start a new session with my preset home pages 100% of the time.

Having Firefox display a page 'unable to restore previous session' with the options of 'display previous' pages and 'start new session' is inconvenient at best. I do not want to see that page, I just want Firefox to automatically start a new session every time I open it.

In the Tools menu settings tab, the 'Restore previous session' checkbox is not checked.

Asked by nitehawke13 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours ago

Firefox will NOT save my home page and hasn't for a number of releases.

I always used Bing as my homepage. Firefox will not allow me to change my home page to something outside your defaults. I have tried your instructions (I already knew h… (read more)

I always used Bing as my homepage. Firefox will not allow me to change my home page to something outside your defaults. I have tried your instructions (I already knew how to do it as I have used Firefox for AGES). None of those work. It hasn't worked for a number of releases. I want to have the home page I want. There is no "saving" the home page anymore. And just changing and following instructions (even the drag and drop) had NO effect. If it close Firefox and reopen it, I am back to the defaults. I am kind of getting to the point that if I cannot save my settings anymore I just think I finally need to switch browsers to one that does.

Asked by suzannelkaufmannosb 17 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

Change in the way Firefox suggests as I type in the address bar

Until recently, when I started typing in the address bar, FF was offering suggestions that were clearly based on addresses I had gone to in the past and seemed remarkably… (read more)

Until recently, when I started typing in the address bar, FF was offering suggestions that were clearly based on addresses I had gone to in the past and seemed remarkably prescient about where I wanted to go. For example, if I typed the name of my hosting service, Seanet, one of the top 2 or 3 choices would be Seanet's login page.

Now, if I type "sean" for example, I get a bunch of irrelevant stuff ("sean connery") and about 10 lines down, it says "firefox suggests" and one of those is the login page. I ran into an article talking about how to change settings under privacy/address bar, but those don't affect this behavior. They change what might be the source of suggestions, and I limited it to browsing history, and that didn't help at all.

Maybe this is something that can't be fixed, but things were easier when FF listed very near the top the actual addresses I went to. Not all have deteriorated, e.g. (to reveal stuff about me) typing "x" gets xkcd.com as the first suggestion, and typing "e" gets explainxkcd.com as the first (sorry, sometimes I don't get the computer references and need an explanation).

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by zarky1 10 hours ago

URL is truncated in address bar

I'd like the option that is opposite of this post: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1273260 Need to see and re-edit the full url "http://xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" for … (read more)

I'd like the option that is opposite of this post: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1273260

Need to see and re-edit the full url "http://xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" for whatever I have entered in the address bar. This might not always be the case for everyone so why not put an option for this.

Asked by davidc.aldrich 12 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 hours ago

Plese add QR Code generating feature

Hi there, We can scan QR code using Firefox in mobile but can we generate QR code in Firefox Web (PC/Mac)? It's very common and useful feature. It's available in Chrome. … (read more)

Hi there,

We can scan QR code using Firefox in mobile but can we generate QR code in Firefox Web (PC/Mac)? It's very common and useful feature. It's available in Chrome. Then why it's not available in my lovely Firefox?

Please add this feature!

Thanks.

Asked by koronatomikoi 20 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 15 hours ago

Theme Wrongly Blocked by reviewver

A moderator named tiny has this to say about my theme: "Hello, Your add-on, Green 1.0, has been reviewed and did not meet the criteria for being hosted in our gallery. … (read more)

A moderator named tiny has this to say about my theme:

"Hello,


Your add-on, Green 1.0, has been reviewed and did not meet the criteria for being hosted in our gallery.

Reviewer: tiny

Comments: Spam content" I made that with firefox color

Asked by Firefox User 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 17 hours ago

  • Solved

Something in Firefox blocking WordPress admin functionality

Hi, I made the mistake of selecting a checkbox in a browser popup window that I thought was just asking me if I didn't want to be reminded about something everytime I tri… (read more)

Hi, I made the mistake of selecting a checkbox in a browser popup window that I thought was just asking me if I didn't want to be reminded about something everytime I tried to do it ... but it seems that's not the case, and unfortunately I cannot find the setting to reverse the decision, and it is stopping me from deleting wordpress plugins from the wordpress admin of my site ... when I now try to select the plugin "delete" link, it is unresponsive ... can you think of which thing I might have selected in what popup window of the browser, and how I could reverse this? I tried a few things but nothing worked.

Asked by GalacticPrez 1 day ago

Answered by GalacticPrez 1 day ago

  • Solved

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 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

Download buttons (on any sites, or inside email attachments) DO NOT open download dialog or download file

Hello, I have used EVERY proposed step in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-extensions-themes-to-fix-problems#w_the-problem-does-not-occur-i… (read more)

Hello,

I have used EVERY proposed step in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-extensions-themes-to-fix-problems#w_the-problem-does-not-occur-in-troubleshoot-mode

Problem GOES AWAY when FF is used in Troubleshoot mode BUT, when I open FF on normal mode and make sure I UNinstall all addons, extensions, dictionaries, language packs, use default theme and DONT allow hardware acceleration, then the problem STILL persists!!!

It seems that ONLY when in Troubleshoot mode the problem is resolved: NOT by removing all obvious addons or cotrols.

The problem is : ANY download button, does not work! (it is clickable, and yes, the browser seems to respond to it -rapid flickering of browser window- but a download dialogue is never opened -nor a download file is found in any corresponding folder) -then, once in Troubleshoot mode, the same button is normally functional again!

What is a proposed solution to that?

What could control could be behind the problem, that IS NOT USER switchable, but IS INDEED controlled (disabled) when Troubleshoot mode is selected???

Could there be a .json file (corrupted, etc.), that associates with buttons/elements (like the download buttons) and prevents the download to be triggered?, SO THAT maybe if I remove the .json corrupted file the new one will work fine, (maybe such a .json file is NOT loaded during Troubleshoot mode, but IS THERE whatever settings i choose through the settings of the FF)


Thank you.

PS: I have 14 installed plugins, about all same as on my FF93.0 on Win10 laptop, that the packet works just fine!

Asked by Muse Shop @ Mykonos 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day 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 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Used theme resets back to synced theme on every startup

Hey all, everytime I start Firefox, it automatically displays Nord theme that I was using some time ago. I want to change that theme to something else, so I switched to t… (read more)

Hey all,

everytime I start Firefox, it automatically displays Nord theme that I was using some time ago.

I want to change that theme to something else, so I switched to the default dark theme. Upon restarting the firefox, the theme gets reset back to Nord. In theme selection settings I can see that the dark theme is enabled, but firefox actually still displays the Nord theme. I'm assuming it's because I have Nord theme synced from my account from my previous pc installs.

To remove the Nord theme I tried to:

  • Switch to a different theme
  • Remove the Nord theme from my themes list, leaving only the default Light, Dark, System and Alpenglow themes.
  • in about:config I have set services.sync.prefs.sync.lightweightThemes to false
  • In firefox settings, under sync, I have unchecked syncing of add-ons.

But firefox still uses the Nord theme upon every start up, regardless of what other theme I chose.

How do I get rid of the Nord theme?

Asked by catribou 1 day ago

ZOOM DEFAULT

Hello, I'm newbie to Firefox. I had a quick look at the support page and did read how to make the zoom level default but when doing so it only lasts till i restart my P… (read more)

Hello, I'm newbie to Firefox. I had a quick look at the support page and did read how to make the zoom level default but when doing so it only lasts till i restart my PC and then it goes back to 100% . How can i make my default stay at 150% all the time ? Any help on this matter is highly appreciated.

Asked by t80rc 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Just like Google You can't answer a SIMPLE QUESTION??????????????

Why is Firefox IGNORING any Font Changes? oh yeah and it is actually making them smaller when i try to make them bigger???????????????? And how can i possibly be the firs… (read more)

Why is Firefox IGNORING any Font Changes? oh yeah and it is actually making them smaller when i try to make them bigger???????????????? And how can i possibly be the first person EVER to have this problem?????????????? Oh yes since I know your "experts" Just Like Google, will ask me a bunch of pointless questions. i am on a Dell running Windows 7 and yes i am going into FIREFOX settings and changing the fonts. They have also already changed on my computer's Display and Appearance Settings. so no one left to blame.

Asked by sercouwis2004 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

How i can get back the manual change of the text encoding?

According to the current state of the version 93, Linux and the info from this article - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/text-encoding-no-longer-available-firefox-me… (read more)

According to the current state of the version 93, Linux and the info from this article - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/text-encoding-no-longer-available-firefox-menu#firefox:linux:fx93 the old function for a manual change of the text encoding was removed.

How can i get it back?

This function is critical for me. It it is completely removed from Firefox, them i will downgrade it or look for another browser that still support it.

Asked by Hauru 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

speech to text?

I am on an iMac running Big Sur version 11.6. I need to be able to dictate (speech to text) into fields within the browser. This works in Chrome, and Safari, but I cannot… (read more)

I am on an iMac running Big Sur version 11.6. I need to be able to dictate (speech to text) into fields within the browser. This works in Chrome, and Safari, but I cannot get it to work in Firefox... any help is appreciated!

Asked by joel42 2 days ago