About:Cofig not saving and the new layout

I HATE the new look. I've hated it ever since they smoothed everything out, and tabs just look like some sort of continuous amorphous mess. I want the lines between tab… (read more)

I HATE the new look. I've hated it ever since they smoothed everything out, and tabs just look like some sort of continuous amorphous mess. I want the lines between tabs so it is easier to distinguish between them. I know that changing the "browser.proton.enabled" to false gets rid of this garbage new look, but for some reason, whenever I switch this over, the setting doesn't save. Every time I reopen FireFox, it reverts back to this ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE layout. (can you tell I hate it? FIX IT MOZILLA!!!!)

Please help...?

Thanks!

Asked by oblic008 16 minutes ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 minutes ago

"Possible Solution to ..." LOTS of complaints when updates change everything.

For years I've had the same problem of basic resets on my custom settings everytime Firefox updates. I've read hundreds of posts, complaints and suggestions. The best su… (read more)

For years I've had the same problem of basic resets on my custom settings everytime Firefox updates. I've read hundreds of posts, complaints and suggestions.

The best suggestions I've found are to use both userContent.css and changes to the about:config file. I have actually created a .txt file of unique about:config lines and settings so I can copy, paste, and set to my settings without having to look everything back up again. It still takes me 10 minutes, but at least it gets done my way.

A solution I think all of us would love to see are simple instructions on how to back up the current about:config settings and reinstate them AFTER an update so our choices stay as we want them. This shouldn't be too difficult. Export settings are available for all kinds of parts of Firefox, Thunderbird and add-ons. How about making that a priority in the next update?

IF YOU AGREE TELL THE MODERATORS DIRECTLY

Asked by Doc 4 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 minutes ago

Firefox 96 Not Working - Workaround/Temp Fix

Firefox 96 stopped working for me this morning :( A workaround/temporary fix is to disable (set to false) http3 in about:config. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=299… (read more)

Firefox 96 stopped working for me this morning :(

A workaround/temporary fix is to disable (set to false) http3 in about:config.

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29918052

Asked by Bob 3 days ago

Last reply by DartanianTheMagnificent 22 minutes ago

Firefox and discord image sharing.

I tend to share images to a lot of my friends and groups through discord, while using firefox as my browser of choice. However, when copying images from firefox, it seems… (read more)

I tend to share images to a lot of my friends and groups through discord, while using firefox as my browser of choice. However, when copying images from firefox, it seems to copy images twice. Ive read that its due to something about one with and without color profiles. Is there a way to disable this? Its not a major deal, just annoying.

Asked by nightsongyami 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 36 minutes ago

Permanently turn off enhanced tracking protection for a website

I would like to permanently turn off enhanced tracking protection for https://www.powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle/ so that I can track my stats. I can turn this off for a sess… (read more)

I would like to permanently turn off enhanced tracking protection for https://www.powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle/ so that I can track my stats. I can turn this off for a session via the shield icon but I am unable to find a way to save this setting. Manage Exceptions in Enhanced Tracking Protection in Settings does not allow me to add any site as an exception.

Asked by sallypfb 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 41 minutes ago

Format

In as I am lacking technological experience to properly address the problem of, "the significance of pins tacked onto shortcut icons on Firefox opening page"; I will conf… (read more)

In as I am lacking technological experience to properly address the problem of, "the significance of pins tacked onto shortcut icons on Firefox opening page"; I will confront the situation with a simple picture. ⇘ I suppose I will never know: Two days ago this inquiry was attempted. However all was curtailed upon the realization several minutes passed during the process of uploading the image. Be it known, today, twenty minutes have passed in attempt to upload 238KB png file. Apparently security is prohibiting this. In any event, perchance some of this does get through... HELP

Asked by rapp6188 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 41 minutes ago

I can no longer disable dark mode with latest update?

I updating firefox last night and now everything is like its in dark mode. The theme I am using is mostly dark, but it was last updated in 2019, so no changes to the them… (read more)

I updating firefox last night and now everything is like its in dark mode. The theme I am using is mostly dark, but it was last updated in 2019, so no changes to the theme. When I open a new tab, the page is black instead of white, etc. Is there a way to disable dark mode without changing my theme? It worked fine before I updated.

Asked by poochyenarulez 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 42 minutes ago

Firefox 96.01 blocks access to popmoney on my credit union's website.

Firefox 96.01 seems to be blocking access to popmoney through my credit union's website. The error message states that I must allow third-party cookies, but Firefox 96 do… (read more)

Firefox 96.01 seems to be blocking access to popmoney through my credit union's website. The error message states that I must allow third-party cookies, but Firefox 96 doesn't have an option to specifically enable/disable third-party cookies. I can do this easily on Microsoft Edge, so I have to fall back on Edge in order to use popmoney.

Copy of error message:

"We're sorry for this error. In order to use this service, your internet browser must accept third-party cookies. Please refer to your browser's online help for enabling cookies in your system. Please try again after you enable the cookies."

Asked by scotsman2 7 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 45 minutes ago

Bookmark Toolbar: show icons only

Over the years, I have become dependent on a bookmarks toolbar that shows only icons, but will show the text with a mouse hover, using the following in userchrome: /* Th… (read more)

Over the years, I have become dependent on a bookmarks toolbar that shows only icons, but will show the text with a mouse hover, using the following in userchrome:

/* The lines below allow the bookmarks toolbar to show only icons */

#personal-bookmarks .bookmark-item > .toolbarbutton-text { display:none !important; }
#personal-bookmarks .bookmark-item > .toolbarbutton-icon {
 margin:0px 0px 0px -4px !important;
 padding:0px !important;
}

The upgrade to Firefox 96 broke this. I considered spending an hour or two deleting the text from all of the bookmarks on my bookmarks toolbar, but I depend on the mouse-hover tooltip with the text to remind me of some important but not all-that-frequently-used bookmarks.

Any help appreciated.

Asked by kconovermd 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 45 minutes ago

website wont work says must accept 3rd party cookies have tried several things

My bank has a tab that pays money directly its called Popmoney. Up until yesterday it has worked fine. It now says "We're sorry for this error. In order to use this se… (read more)

My bank has a tab that pays money directly its called Popmoney. Up until yesterday it has worked fine. It now says "We're sorry for this error. In order to use this service, your internet browser must accept third-party cookies. Please refer to your browser's online help for enabling cookies in your system. Please try again after you enable the cookies." I have gone into settings and unchecked the box for cookies (all of them)under the enhanced tracking protection....reloaded tabs and restarted browser and restarted computer... it still says the same thing on the bank website. I also have gone on the shield next to the website bar and turned off the protection for this site there as well ... it still says the same thing... I also cleared the cookies and the cache for the site I also have unchecked the Tracking I also have put the website address in as an exception for pop up blockers can anyone help /... is this a glitch in a new update.... I think a new update happened ? please help

Asked by leggettandassoc 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 47 minutes ago

Black Screen

When I log into an account on browser it opens a black screen with no further action and I am not able to access website information. Just a black page with no functions… (read more)

When I log into an account on browser it opens a black screen with no further action and I am not able to access website information. Just a black page with no functions.

Asked by Alex 2 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 53 minutes ago

router login site flagged as not secure

Hello, I connected my router to my PC via ethernet cable and I want to change the SSID and password but the site router.juplink.com is flagged as insecure. I get this mes… (read more)

Hello,

I connected my router to my PC via ethernet cable and I want to change the SSID and password but the site router.juplink.com is flagged as insecure. I get this message:

"Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to router.juplink.com. If you visit this site, attackers could try to steal information like your passwords, emails, or credit card details. Learn more… router.juplink.com uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is not trusted because it is self-signed. Error code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_SELF_SIGNED_CERT View Certificate"

Please advise.

Thank you, Mlichael Pilger

Asked by MikeLP 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

KEEP ME SIGNED IN/NO NOT WORKING IN MY LIVE.COM ACCT

SINCE THIS DOESN'T HAPPEN WHEN I SIGN INTO MY LIVE.COM EMAIL WHEN I USE EDGE, MICROSOFT SAYS THAT THIS IS A FIREFOX PROBLEM. MAYBE! AFTER I ENTER MY LOGIN PASSWORD TO GE… (read more)

SINCE THIS DOESN'T HAPPEN WHEN I SIGN INTO MY LIVE.COM EMAIL WHEN I USE EDGE, MICROSOFT SAYS THAT THIS IS A FIREFOX PROBLEM. MAYBE!

AFTER I ENTER MY LOGIN PASSWORD TO GET INTO MY LIVE.COM EMAIL, I AM RE-DIRECTED TO A WINDOW THAT ASKS IF I WANT TO STAY SIGNED IN (KEEP ME SIGNED IN). THE 2 CHOICES AVAILABLE ARE "NO" AND "DON'T SHOW THIS WINDOW AGAIN". NEITHER OF THESE 2 BUTTONS WORK AS I KEEP GETTING THEM EVERY TIME I LOG INTO MY EMAIL.
ONE THING I HAVE NOTED IS THAT IF I GO BACK 1 PAGE FROM THE "KMSI" PAGE, THIS OFTEN TAKES ME TO MY LIVE.COM EMAIL INBOX. THIS MAKES ME THINK THAT I AM BEING RE-DIRECTED TO THE "KMSI" PAGE! AS STATED EARLIER MS SAYS THIS IS A FIREFOX PROBLEM BECAUSE WHEN I LOG IN USING EDGE, THE BUTTONS WORK AND THE "KMSI" WINDOW DOESN'T RE-APPEAR!

THIS HAS BEEN GOING ON/OFF SINCE 11/18 AND HAVE BEEN TRYING TO GET MICROSOFT TO FIX THE PROBLEM SINCE THEN. ANY HELP IS GREATLY APPRECIATED! SINCERELY, D

Asked by DOLSZOWY 9 hours ago

Last reply by andmagdo 1 hour ago

Dark screen and menus

My current Theme is Dark Fox. But, previously my backgrounds and menus were all white and easy to read. Now for some reason they're black and difficult for me to deal wit… (read more)

My current Theme is Dark Fox. But, previously my backgrounds and menus were all white and easy to read. Now for some reason they're black and difficult for me to deal with.

How do I reset to white and sync them on all my devices?

Asked by tmw46 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

Firefox not recognized by windows 11

So I installed Firefox, and now it has "disappeared" from the my Windows 11 system. It is not in the apps list, and i cannot search for it in the start search bar. Weir… (read more)

So I installed Firefox, and now it has "disappeared" from the my Windows 11 system. It is not in the apps list, and i cannot search for it in the start search bar. Weird part is that the files are still in the Program Files folder, and clicking the application works.

I reinstalled Firefox and everything seems to be ok, but then it happened again.

Anyone has any insights?

Asked by dpesulima 2 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

New Bookmarks In Firefox Have Folder already Allocated.

When I go to create a new bookmark in firefox I find that the file name is already allocated, and that file name is appearing on all old bookmarks as well. Instead of say… (read more)

When I go to create a new bookmark in firefox I find that the file name is already allocated, and that file name is appearing on all old bookmarks as well. Instead of saying Other Bookmarks it says Location. This is only happening since I moved to Version 95.0 I have had to stop trying to create new bookmarks, and would appreciate any help I can get.

Asked by OneTrueFriend 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Incorrect email address; error in adding email address

Firefox lists my email address as msrigg@pacbell.net. https://accounts.firefox.com/settings?deviceId=13cdac7229844403832b26dd296a070b&flowBeginTime=1642366300715&… (read more)

Firefox lists my email address as msrigg@pacbell.net. https://accounts.firefox.com/settings?deviceId=13cdac7229844403832b26dd296a070b&flowBeginTime=1642366300715&flowId=a6ac00ce3452dbe9dcc3f0bb110131b5263604807fdc23cc550f5e7ece41deb7&broker=web&context=web&isSampledUser=false&service=none&uniqueUserId=d1f9bbb3-6a5f-4efc-a398-cecb946e054e That same webpage indicates I have no secondary email. However, when I enter a secondary email, (AlexR@currently.com) a red popup message says: account already exists.

How can I eliminate msrigg@pacbell.net? How can I replace it with AlexR@currently.com?

Asked by MSRigg 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Websites not loading

Since January 14 2022, my Firefox (and other browsers like Safari & Chrome) can't load certain websites, notably meetup.com and guardian.co.uk. I've checked with both… (read more)

Since January 14 2022, my Firefox (and other browsers like Safari & Chrome) can't load certain websites, notably meetup.com and guardian.co.uk.

I've checked with both ISP and Apple support (Macbook Air M1 2020 on Mac OS 12.1). After running tests, both maintain there are no issues with internet connectivity.

I'm aware that Mozilla (as far as Firefox goes) is working on a solution and has offered a workaround. I have tried it and it doesn't work.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Asked by Dialogix 7 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago