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Permissions default change

The permissions when I would initially open for set cookies was Allow now the default setting is allow for session. How could this setting be changed? I did not make the … (read more)

The permissions when I would initially open for set cookies was Allow now the default setting is allow for session. How could this setting be changed? I did not make the change. I only access the settings through page info.

Asked by Mace2 2 days ago

Last reply by Mace2 1 hour ago

NEW UI - PC =/= TOUCHSCREEN, MOZILLA WAKE UP

The Firefox Community here has tried to be very helpful with all the users who hate the changes in Version 89/90, but we need Mozilla/Firefox to hear us. CSS work-arounds… (read more)

The Firefox Community here has tried to be very helpful with all the users who hate the changes in Version 89/90, but we need Mozilla/Firefox to hear us.

CSS work-arounds are fine for the IT-literate, which I am not. They are also only temporary. We have no indication that FF is even paying attention to our complaints.

They need to understand that some users have a keyboard and mouse attached to a PC, not a touchscreen like on a pad or phone. It looks like FF wants to cater to touchscreens. This DOES NOT WORK for PC users.

I suggest one UI for touchscreens and a different one for PCs. IIRC, there is a FF version for Windows AND a different one for Apple; why not do the same?

Nobody seems to have any response other than "use this CSS fix." I've also been directed to "clean up the help platform myself" - huh?

Can we please get SOME kind of response from the platform itself? Or are they just trying to get rid of all users without touchscreens?

Asked by fidservant 6 hours ago

Last reply by fidservant 4 hours ago

Create new profile or refresh?

This happens far too often, in the course of 9 months or more frequently. What is going on Firefox? v88.0.1 Windows 10 Constant script errors that freeze whatever progra… (read more)

This happens far too often, in the course of 9 months or more frequently. What is going on Firefox? v88.0.1 Windows 10

Constant script errors that freeze whatever program I am in, regardless of the option I choose - the popup no longer gives me a WAIT or STOP IT. The box comes up that says DON'T ask me about this again.

I do not want to copy passwords, more than anything, should I create a new profile. I do not want to deal with replacing or losing the file. When I attempted to load two other profiles over the last two days, both times FF crashed. I gave up.

I am NOW in Safe Mode and without errors, and it's hard to know which app is causing the problem.

Is there a new addon that will back up Firefox these days?

Suggestions? Seriously, FF seems to be a whole lot more trouble these days than she is worth.

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 3 weeks ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 5 hours ago

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How can I stop FireFox from changing my Adobe PDF's to FireFox HTML's???

I was converting a MS word doc on my computer to an Adobe PDF and saving it on my computer. FireFox changes it to a FireFox HTML (I'm not not even using the Browser). Whi… (read more)

I was converting a MS word doc on my computer to an Adobe PDF and saving it on my computer. FireFox changes it to a FireFox HTML (I'm not not even using the Browser). While MS windows 7 lets me choose which way I want to view it (with Adobe or any browser), it is IMPOSSIBLE to post onto Facebook. FB is looking for a PDF and the file I converted to is something else. So now I can't post my PDF's because FireFox intrudes into my computer and changes things. HOW CAN THIS BE RECTIFIED? Can I stop FF from doing this?

Asked by CruzR 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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v.89 proton disabled

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want. I would like to have a simple selection in FF … (read more)

Windows 10 Firefox 88/89 64-bit PC It seems there was a compact mode before version 89? I don't know if that's what I want.

I would like to have a simple selection in FF Preferences to turn OFF the Proton stuff. I am not an IT geek and I'm not comfortable doing things like changing CSS code - if I knew how to do that stuff, I'd be using Linux not Windows. Since I'm stuck with Windows, I rely on a good browser like FF v.88 to take care of the technical stuff.

Version 89 seems to be OK with Proton shut off, but I hear this is a temporary fix. I also don't know if shutting off Proton fixed the spacing nightmare in Bookmarks - I lost mine reloading v.88 and haven't had a chance to look for them. (v.89 is on the PC upstairs - this one is still on v.88.)

For some context on the anger at FF's change, those of us who use Facebook on a regular basis were forced into a horrendous update in late 2021 which barely works, and Facebook continuously changes code, fixing what isn't broken. To find that the browser we've relied on for years did the same with no warning is very upsetting.

I'd like to get a message directly to Mozilla but "Submit Feedback" has been shut down for over a week.

Asked by fidservant 1 week ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 12 hours ago

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How to fix Firefox freeze after clicking "Save Image As" from dropdown context menu?

The Firefox process seems to freeze after "mouse button up" from "Save Image As". Sometimes the context menu stays frozen on the screen, sometimes it does not. There is n… (read more)

The Firefox process seems to freeze after "mouse button up" from "Save Image As". Sometimes the context menu stays frozen on the screen, sometimes it does not. There is no ability to switch tabs or cancel the context menu. The image itself never saves to disk. I have reformatted and installed Firefox several times fresh out of the box and it still has this behavior. Running Firefox from the console and having Firefox freeze gives no indication or error or message about what is going on. I would say this happens 1 out of 20 images saved. I can easily reproduce this behavior, even though it is inconsistent.

Asked by Rob 1 month ago

Answered by Rob 1 day ago

Hotkeys for custom context-menu items

I've written an extension that adds a custom entry to my right-click menu (browser.contextMenus.create), but can't seem to find a way to make this function fire via hotke… (read more)

I've written an extension that adds a custom entry to my right-click menu (browser.contextMenus.create), but can't seem to find a way to make this function fire via hotkey (after right-clicking). Would this be possible?

Asked by eipvwrqxjlugolezmg 1 day ago

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Tab crashed when open a web page

I just used pacman to update to the latest Firefox, but the tab crashed each time I open a new web page ( I can open settings, about:xxx and etc... ). I tried Troubleshoo… (read more)

I just used pacman to update to the latest Firefox, but the tab crashed each time I open a new web page ( I can open settings, about:xxx and etc... ). I tried Troubleshoot Firefox crashes and it did not crash in troubleshoot mode. Then I tried extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-extensions-themes-to-fix-problems but non of these options solved the problem. I disabled all extensions, themes and hardware acceleration, and it reported the same error.

Asked by 2014762174a 2 weeks ago

Answered by Yegorius 1 day ago

Alphabetizing Bookmarks

Half of my bookmarks are automatically alphabetized, then below that it is a folder that says other bookmarks. This list is not alphabetized. How can I combine the two li… (read more)

Half of my bookmarks are automatically alphabetized, then below that it is a folder that says other bookmarks. This list is not alphabetized. How can I combine the two lists or even just alphabetize the lower list without having to drag a place each one? TIA

Asked by llcerami 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Can't click on Bookmark Toolbar option in Toolbar options

Bookmark toolbar always worked and I could turn it off or on but always left on. But now Bookmark Toolbar doesn't show and when I click on it in Toolbar options the che… (read more)

Bookmark toolbar always worked and I could turn it off or on but always left on. But now Bookmark Toolbar doesn't show and when I click on it in Toolbar options the check mark won't appear but Menu Bar still turns Off and On when I click on it. Restarted computer before this happened because trouble with mouse pad and got notice about Firefox 89 update but closed it because prefer Firefox 88 that has smaller Bookmark and Menu Toolbars

Asked by harrisonsmiller 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

unable to sign.into.americanairlines.com

I have used Firefox to sign into American Airlines website for years. Now when I try and sign in it says the site is unavailable but I am able to sign in on other devices… (read more)

I have used Firefox to sign into American Airlines website for years. Now when I try and sign in it says the site is unavailable but I am able to sign in on other devices and other servers. I called American Airlines and there is no problem on their end. Why is this happening all of a sudden and only for this one website. Is there anyway I could get around there so I can keep using Firefox to get on American

Asked by christvroijen 1 month ago

Last reply by pdurlacher 3 days ago

4K Youtube videos won't play

I've been trying to fix this for a week now, and nothing has worked. Everytime I try to play a 4K video on Youtube, the player stalls. Audio works, but the image just sta… (read more)

I've been trying to fix this for a week now, and nothing has worked. Everytime I try to play a 4K video on Youtube, the player stalls. Audio works, but the image just stays frozen and jumps from time to time.

I've tried every fix I could find in the Internet. But now I came here to ask for help because I tried the last thing I was avoiding (Refreshing Firefox) and after risking my custom settings, 4K videos still won't work.

Any ideas?

I'm on Mac, latest OS version, latest Firefox version. 4K videos work on other browsers

Asked by ig.martinez 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jgb 3 days ago

updtaes

I have turned off auto updates due to the new version of firefox replacing 88.0. I do not need to change the color of the title bar, nor do i need everything i type in th… (read more)

I have turned off auto updates due to the new version of firefox replacing 88.0. I do not need to change the color of the title bar, nor do i need everything i type in the search bar in the center of my screen to be mirrored in a search bar located in the title box. How do i get security updtaes without all the screen changes in 89.0

Asked by ed_hudson2 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

ScrapBook with Firefox 88.4 Linux Mint 18.3

Dear All, I urgently need to retrieve various documents saved in the past as web pages with the Scrapbook extension which I found very easy and useful. Some of them date… (read more)

Dear All,

I urgently need to retrieve various documents saved in the past as web pages with the Scrapbook extension which I found very easy and useful. Some of them date back to 2008. When I try to reactivate ScrapBook in "Add-ons and Themes" I find that ScrapBook is disabled and that there is no switch to re-enable it. i have access to the ScrapBook folder in the /home/.../.mozilla/firefox/********.default folder. Indeed I find in that folder a lot of data folders titled with the date and time of creation but it is very tedious to search. How can I reactivate ScrapBook or is there another way to easily access all these pages saved with ScrapBook? Firefox extension or standalone software?

Thanks in advance to all!

Asked by bc548 3 days ago

WebRTC based applications don't work (Firefox behind proxy)

Hello :) OS: Windows 10 1809 LTSC Firefox Version: 89 Firefox is behind a proxy and I have problems with applications like BigBlueButton and DFNConf(Pexip), which using W… (read more)

Hello :)

OS: Windows 10 1809 LTSC Firefox Version: 89

Firefox is behind a proxy and I have problems with applications like BigBlueButton and DFNConf(Pexip), which using WebRTC.

about:webrtc shows problems with ICE. It seems Firefox doesn't use the proxy config properly on this step. The Proxy is set via GPO.

Testing with other browsers show that there is no issue with webRTC. Only firefox doesn't work.

Is this still a bug or should I try some other configurations?

Asked by Soulphy 3 days ago

Firefox Using Way Too Much RAM

I'm on a Mac, running Catalina, with 64 GBs of RAM, and Firefox is using about 20+ GBs of RAM, and very high CPU usage. I keep trying new updated versions, hoping this … (read more)

I'm on a Mac, running Catalina, with 64 GBs of RAM, and Firefox is using about 20+ GBs of RAM, and very high CPU usage. I keep trying new updated versions, hoping this will no longer be an issue, but it persists. Is there anything I can really do, to tamper it down?

I tried opening FF in safe mode, only to find several windows with several tabs on each GONE! Why should troubleshooting issues only make me more frustrated and ready to can this browser forever? Help should be help, not making things worse...

Asked by StevenCee 2 weeks ago

Last reply by StevenCee 3 days ago

Firefox pops up windows behind taskbar.

Hi. I'm experiencing issue when FF pops up new window (I need it this way), it pops up right behind taskbar, which I have on top of the screen (used to it since Amiga), s… (read more)

Hi. I'm experiencing issue when FF pops up new window (I need it this way), it pops up right behind taskbar, which I have on top of the screen (used to it since Amiga), so that I can't reach top of the popup to slide it or minimize etc. and have to stretch it a bit to get it bellow the taskbar. Annoying. I thought it is a Windows issue, but Chrome works well, no hiding popups, just alligning them bellow the taskbar. I don't wanna use Chrome, so please, let me know about workaround. Thanks. hippo

Asked by hippo.c 1 month ago

Last reply by hippo.c 3 days ago

Ctrl opens firefox.

Every time I press the left CTRL button, a new window opens in firefox (If i'm not clicked on it), or it just makes the tab i'm currently in a new tab if I'm selected on … (read more)

Every time I press the left CTRL button, a new window opens in firefox (If i'm not clicked on it), or it just makes the tab i'm currently in a new tab if I'm selected on one in ff. I can't copy anything, I cant ctrl+f, can't do anything since it just opens firefox. It started just now, today, and I'm not sure how to fix it--

Asked by pizzlebrasil 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago