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command + C

Hello! I want to start using firefox instead of chrome, but there is a strange problem — i can't copy. Command+C doesn't work, I can do it only by right click or if I cho… (read more)

Hello! I want to start using firefox instead of chrome, but there is a strange problem — i can't copy. Command+C doesn't work, I can do it only by right click or if I choose "copy" from "edit" in menu bar. But of course i used to command+C. Everything good with other shortcuts. What could be the problem?

Asked by sairenso 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Getting bombarded with spam

Since yesterday, August 4, my Gmail acccount is getting bombarded with spam. Why is this happening and how can I stop it? I have put the strongest controls on Firefox. Th… (read more)

Since yesterday, August 4, my Gmail acccount is getting bombarded with spam. Why is this happening and how can I stop it? I have put the strongest controls on Firefox. Thanks.

Asked by bsa428 2 days ago

Bookmarks gone

I was having trouble with Firefox after loading an Extension called DuckDuckGo. So I deleted the extension and rebooted Firefox. When it rebooted all of mt boommarks were… (read more)

I was having trouble with Firefox after loading an Extension called DuckDuckGo. So I deleted the extension and rebooted Firefox. When it rebooted all of mt boommarks were gone - I mean all of them gone. Anybody else ever encounter this. Have any ideas how to get them back?

Asked by ken95 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

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Save as only saves to documents

When I use "save image as", format shows only documents and all files. I can't save as jpg...Firefox 79.0 I used to be able to right click on "Save image as" and JPG was… (read more)

When I use "save image as", format shows only documents and all files. I can't save as jpg...Firefox 79.0 I used to be able to right click on "Save image as" and JPG was an option. JPG is no longer shown, only "Documents or All files". How can I save images now?

Asked by Bud05437 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

Firefox Browser Crashes Without Crash Error

I have two issues that seem to be related. I have a Mac (Catalina 10.15.6) and I use the Firefox browser. I've adjusted my preferences and selected Google as my Default S… (read more)

I have two issues that seem to be related. I have a Mac (Catalina 10.15.6) and I use the Firefox browser. I've adjusted my preferences and selected Google as my Default Search Engine. My issue is that when I "Quit" Firefox and open it again my Default Search Engine gets changed to the Browser Default (which seems to be Yahoo but isn't listed as that). I then have to go back to my preferences and change the setting. I've tried Removing all the Search Engines in the One-Click Search Engine list except for Google but when my settings get changed, the Browser Default search engine pops back up in that list. My related issue is that I'll be in the middle of doing things in the Firefox Browser when it will suddenly close. I don't get a warning nor a crash report. It's just suddenly closed as if I "Quit" my browser. When this happens, my Search Engine settings change as well.

To fix this issue I've tried changing settings, tried uninstalling/deleting the Firefox application and reinstalling it from the Firefox website using a different browser. None of these attempts fix these issues. I'm getting quite frustrated with this glitch. I'm a relatively new Mac user so am not as familiar with how to troubleshoot things as deeply as I do in the PC world. I didn't have these issues with Firefox on other OS's (Ubuntu & Windows). Is there a fix that doesn't involve me installing any other external apps?

Asked by friivy 2 days ago

Captcha

Whenever we encounter a Captcha on a site, Firefox does not display it so we can never make contact. Also, we use a site Duolingo for learning a language. It no longer wo… (read more)

Whenever we encounter a Captcha on a site, Firefox does not display it so we can never make contact. Also, we use a site Duolingo for learning a language. It no longer works with Firefox. It works fine with Safari. Can anyone help us in plain English? We are computer nerds.

Asked by alaskanaturally 2 days ago

Thumbnails tabs visuall view more then 6

using the CTRL+TAB to show open thumbnails tabs visually is a great feature firefox have over other browsers and what encouraged me to leave chrome. have only 6 inst very… (read more)

using the CTRL+TAB to show open thumbnails tabs visually is a great feature firefox have over other browsers and what encouraged me to leave chrome. have only 6 inst very effective - this needs to be dynamic (for at least 10-15 tabs) and going over the web is seems a lot of people asked this feature.

Is there a way to change this? if not where can I ask a feature request?

Asked by simon.shkilevich 3 days ago

Firefox is experiencing constant crashes and making my computer fan work hard

Hello, Firefox is experiencing constant crashes and making my computer fan work hard. I have a lot of windows and tabs open. My computer has a 2TB SSD and 64GB of memory.… (read more)

Hello,

Firefox is experiencing constant crashes and making my computer fan work hard.

I have a lot of windows and tabs open. My computer has a 2TB SSD and 64GB of memory.

The following are the most recent crash reports:

Submitted Crash Reports Report ID Date Submitted bp-07dd4c2b-c62d-427f-9fd1-29a1f0200805 8/4/20, 5:32 PM View bp-1ba264c3-12a3-4e98-b6a6-c23c00200805 8/4/20, 5:32 PM View bp-7d333e71-1859-4c9b-9d16-f00f20200805 8/4/20, 5:32 PM View bp-e8be1074-865b-4199-8807-7a2d20200805 8/4/20, 5:32 PM View bp-5914ba93-a3ba-4b71-9b98-342460200805 8/4/20, 5:32 PM View bp-2e9cb29f-36f4-4435-85d4-e427e0200803 8/3/20, 8:42 AM View bp-670076a6-d796-4b47-9e3d-41ed70200731 7/30/20, 5:33 PM View bp-574d2207-c973-4702-82f2-0a95f0200725 7/25/20, 12:44 PM View bp-dca417d2-036b-432d-8cea-05c020200723 7/23/20, 8:27 AM View

Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Asked by nelson15 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

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My default browser and home page change

I have no add-on. When I set my default browser to be bing, sometime later is back to yahoo. Also my home, when I set it, it changes back to default. Both of these hap… (read more)

I have no add-on. When I set my default browser to be bing, sometime later is back to yahoo. Also my home, when I set it, it changes back to default. Both of these happen at the same time. I have changed them 100+ times. This just started about 6 months ago. I have used Firefox for years.

Asked by Rusty-joe 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

Can't clear cache completely

Can't empty Firefox cache completely (started today, 08-04-2020) I always empty the cache when I move from one subject to another in FF browser. Cache always empties to… (read more)

Can't empty Firefox cache completely (started today, 08-04-2020) I always empty the cache when I move from one subject to another in FF browser. Cache always empties to 0.

Beginning today, cache empties only down to 164kb. Cannot clear it of that durned 164kb !

Stumped & Puzzled

Asked by mercatura 3 days ago

Last reply by mercatura 3 days ago

Need current beta channel profile on release channel Firefox

I am trying to keep a work (Windows 10) and home computer (Mac/Mojave) in sync for my Firefox settings. I have long been on beta update channel at home (now 80.0b3) but … (read more)

I am trying to keep a work (Windows 10) and home computer (Mac/Mojave) in sync for my Firefox settings. I have long been on beta update channel at home (now 80.0b3) but work machine is locked down to release version only (not sure which one that is).

I get the following error when I try to sync or open a release channel version of Firefox

"You've launched an older version of Firefox.

Using an older version of Firefox can corrupt bookmarks and browsing history already saved to an existing Firefox profile. To protect your information, create a new profile for this version of Firefox."

This error dialog offers no options for 'override'.

I need my current user profile to work across platforms and on release channel. I have customizations that I cannot recreate because FF made it too hard to find out how to recreated long-ago and necessary modifications (like killing that bleeping 'throbbing' tab slider that I cannot cope with....and others I don't even know how to describe.

I don't care about bookmarks and browsing history--I never save history and I know how to export, save, and reimport bookmarks.

I care only about my about:config, userchrome and prefs.js and the like.

How can I get around this BUG?

And: am I the only one who thinks the throbbing slider on the loading tabs is the creation of the devil? I can't avoid getting distracted by it--the visual noise is intolerable especially in a work environment.

Asked by Foxfree99 3 days ago

Single URL sites are redirecting to Google Search

I use Firefox for my office, and there are several URLs internal to my company that work with a single word. For example: "xyz/12345" is the same as "http://xyz.company.c… (read more)

I use Firefox for my office, and there are several URLs internal to my company that work with a single word.

For example: "xyz/12345" is the same as "http://xyz.company.com/12345" which opens the resource 12345.

This used to work absolutely fine until the latest update.

Current: 78.0.1 (64-bit) on MAC OS 10.15.5

Now, xyz/12345 searches google instead of navigating to the website. I do still need google search on the browser bar, as I use it frequently as well.

Having to type out http://xyz/12345 is an overhead that I would like to avoid.

Please suggest if there are any workarounds that could be used to get this working again.

Asked by DetectiveShrek 3 weeks ago

Last reply by DetectiveShrek 3 days ago

Can't update password for Synch

I received a FireFox update today and lost all of my bookmarks. I tried to sign into Firefox Sync using my work email and I couldn't remember my password. I tried to res… (read more)

I received a FireFox update today and lost all of my bookmarks. I tried to sign into Firefox Sync using my work email and I couldn't remember my password. I tried to reset it and when I get to the screen to enter the new password, I get a warning that says Undeliverable Email. I've tried multiple times to reset it and no luck. Any ideas on how this can be resolved?

Asked by mary_willis 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Devtools Network Params Tab is missing

Hi, I am on a MacOS Firefox v79.0 16 bit and I used to have the Params tab in the Network section of the Developer Tools that shows the GET/POST parameters. It suddenly w… (read more)

Hi,

I am on a MacOS Firefox v79.0 16 bit and I used to have the Params tab in the Network section of the Developer Tools that shows the GET/POST parameters.

It suddenly went missing after some update this year. May I know how can I get it back?

Asked by peekolo 5 days ago

Last reply by peekolo 3 days ago

Accessing Google/Gmail

Im having issues logging on to google and gmail. I have found a loop hole to access gmail(I cant access directly on gmail.com). I cant get use google as a search engine a… (read more)

Im having issues logging on to google and gmail. I have found a loop hole to access gmail(I cant access directly on gmail.com). I cant get use google as a search engine at all. Anyone run into this?

Thanks

Asked by ptyrocc 4 days ago