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Firefox does not display search results in the middle of the screen WHEN USING WIDE-SCREEN MONITOR

I want Fire Fox display its SEARCH RESULTS (not web pages) in the middle of the screen when using a WIDE SCREEN MONITOR (with text size 150% increased). I guess the inc… (read more)

I want Fire Fox display its SEARCH RESULTS (not web pages) in the middle of the screen when using a WIDE SCREEN MONITOR (with text size 150% increased).

  • I guess the increased text size affects the length of text folded before reaching the right side end of the screen, but large font size is quite important for me, so changing the font size would not be a fix for this problem.

The link below is an image of my screen. http://www.fastpic.jp/images.php?file=8926352964.jpg The monitor resolution is 1920*1080. The right side is of the screen is empty so the best sitting position is in front of left side of the monitor and that is quite uncomfortable.

So would you please teach me how to 1. increase the left side margin (I guess this can be done with an add-on) 2. (Important) reduce the RIGHT SIDE MARGIN so that the text length toward the right side before folded be lengthened and the text be displayed toward the right side end.


Thank you for your kind help.

Asked by LoveFireF 6 years ago

Last reply by patrickmc 6 years ago

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Firefox beeps when gesture scrolling while AVG antivirus is scanning

I have been experiencing beeps whenever I gesture scroll with my trackpad, one beep for each scroll, and last night I noticed that the beeps stop at the moment AVG stops … (read more)

I have been experiencing beeps whenever I gesture scroll with my trackpad, one beep for each scroll, and last night I noticed that the beeps stop at the moment AVG stops its startup scan.

While I now know the reason for the beeps, I would like to know what my laptop is trying to tell me with said beeps. Low voltage? Low RAM?

I am using FF 20+, Windows 7, in a Vostro 3560 with 6MB of RAM.

Asked by MauFerrusca 6 years ago

Last reply by patrickmc 6 years ago

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after using the terminal,wireless connection is gone

Yesterday I was looking online to see how can I transfer pictures,files from my Nexus 7 tablet to my desktop computer with the usb cable.. I've found several support foru… (read more)

Yesterday I was looking online to see how can I transfer pictures,files from my Nexus 7 tablet to my desktop computer with the usb cable.. I've found several support forums like this one I'm using right now,someone has already asked a question like mine so I followed the best answer, I typed the commands in the terminal as the helper suggested,then I restarted my desktop pc,after that it didn't connect any more,it connects wireless usually,but since yesterday no connection:( I still have the page/link that shows the answer I've followed (the top one) :

http://askubuntu.com/questions/207569/how-do-i-connect-a-nexus-7-to-transfer-files

thank you!!

Asked by mediterranean 6 years ago

Answered by patrickmc 6 years ago

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my reminderfox add-on disappeared after firefox update. How can I reinstall it without losing the data?

my reminder fox add-on disappeared after firefox update. I can install this add-on again, but then I will lose all the data that was there before update. How can I reinst… (read more)

my reminder fox add-on disappeared after firefox update. I can install this add-on again, but then I will lose all the data that was there before update. How can I reinstall it without losing the data?

Asked by pgruental 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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In FF 27 back button takes me back to the same page I was on when looking at any Google search result link

I am using the Beta version of Firefox (27) but I have seen the same behavior in recent released levels. I enter a search at www.google.com , such as rc heating a… (read more)

I am using the Beta version of Firefox (27) but I have seen the same behavior in recent released levels. I enter a search at www.google.com , such as rc heating and cooling nj I then get a page of results. I click on any result (first one is fine, though an Add, any of them work the same way). I see their page. When I hit the Back arrow to get back to the page of results and try another link, it flashes some google redirect URL on the address bar, and then goes right back to the same page I was on. It always brings me back to the same page I was on. If I click on the Back Arrow button with the right mouse button I see three links in the history for that tab, and I can chose the bottom one to go back to the Google search page: 1) Bergen County Heating & Air Conditioning ... (www.dbheatingandcooling.com/?gclid=CNft9ZLC57sCFel9OgodkWUAqQ ) 2) http://www.google.com/aclk?sa=l&ai=CES...&adurl=www.dbheatingandcooling.com 3) rc heating and cooling nj - Google Search ( https://www.google.com/search?q=rc+heating+and+cooling+nj&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-beta&channel=sb ) When on 1) back arrow causes 2) to flash and I go back to 1), always. I can use the right button to drop down the entire list and if I click on 3) then it takes me back to the search results page. Clicking on 2) also takes me back to #1) , BTW. The Google redirect (#2) is sometimes http://www.google.com/url?sa=... instead of aclk?sa=... depending on which link I click, but it is the same behavior. This does not happen in Internet Explorer (IE 8). I see the redirection URL also flashing by in IE, but the back button works and takes me back to the search results page.

Asked by nt-m 6 years ago

Last reply by guigs 6 years ago

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Unable to install new HP 6520 printer on Firefox browser

Purchased a brand new HP photosmart 6520e all-in-one printer which I am unable to install on Firefox. It does not find the printer in the list of printers during install… (read more)

Purchased a brand new HP photosmart 6520e all-in-one printer which I am unable to install on Firefox. It does not find the printer in the list of printers during install, nor recognize the installation disk that came with the printer.

Asked by cooks2229 6 years ago

Last reply by guigs 6 years ago

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Solution: Saving All The Tabs And Reloading Them Anywhere (From Archived Thread)

Hi, My problem "was" that I was working on Firefox at my home and at my office. As computers are fast these days, I am in habit of opening large number of tabs in firefox… (read more)

Hi,

My problem "was" that I was working on Firefox at my home and at my office. As computers are fast these days, I am in habit of opening large number of tabs in firefox. And I always wanted to open the same tabs at my office which I was opening at my home and vice versa. I further wanted to clean the browsing history after leaving the computer at my work as well as home.

While searching through the forums, I reached to this thread:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/960096

And to my satisfaction, the exact answer was not there.

Anyways, doing a little more search, I found why I will never stop loving Firefox and its because of its wonderful "addons".

So here I re-write the problem,

I want to save the addresses of different tabs opened in my Firefox and save them to a file that can be re-opened by Firefox on the same computer or on a different computer with the option to clean the browser history after leaving the computer.

Solution: "Session Manager Addon" of firefox.

Steps to the solution:

1. Download and install a firefox addon called "session manager".

URL: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/session-manager/

2. After installing this addon, go to Firefox -> Sesion Manager -> Session Manager -> Session Manager Options. (or to Tools -> Session Manager -> Session Manager -> Session Manager Options)

Go to "Advanced" tab.

Now change the default location for saving the session. Say you name it to your desktop.

Now, you have "Session Manager" addon installed, the default location of saving the session file is known to you (say your desktop).

3. Now go to, "Firefox -> Session Manager -> Session Manager -> Save Session" and give your session a name under the option "Save the current session as". (or to "Tools -> Session Manager -> Session Manager -> Save Session")

4. Suppose you give your session a name called "New Session". In your default location of saving the session (say your desktop), you will get a file named "New Session.session"

5. Now this file is the key. It's a small file and you can simply email it to yourself or carry it to your work with you.

6. Just place this file at same location on the different computer and repeat Steps 1 and 2.

7. Now Session Manager is installed and configured on the other computer and the file has been copied to the desktop of this other computer.

8. Go to Firefox -> Session Manager -> Session Manager -> Load Session (or to Tools -> Session Manager -> Session Manager -> Load Session) and the saved session will be loaded to the different computer by Firefox.


Now, how this addon can help someone?

1. It is extremely useful for people like me who are addicted to opening many many tabs at once and want to resume working from the same set of tabs whether they are at home, office or some other place.

2. Suppose, you are surfing some personal sites that you do not want other people to know and you can't bookmark those sites. You are on a different computer, say at your office and want to clean the browsing history too.

The best option in such cases is to save the session completely and re-load it on a different computer.

I personally found "Session Manager" addon better than "copy urls expert".

The only improvement I would like to see is that Firefox itself should allow multiple tabs to saved to a file that can be opened by Firefox just like we open a saved HTML page.

And thanks to Michael Kraft for creating this wonderful addon... Really liked and I hope my post help others.

thanks

Asked by vipinkr3 6 years ago

Answered by guigs 6 years ago

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Firefox won't recognize my java plug-in (opensuse 13.1, jre 7u45)

I'm at my wit's end. I've installed the latest version of jre (7u45) and everything went well. Followed all the instructions here (http://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Installing… (read more)

I'm at my wit's end. I've installed the latest version of jre (7u45) and everything went well. Followed all the instructions here (http://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Installing_Java) and here (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/manual-plugin-install-linux-136395.html) on setting up symbolic links and all. libnpjp2.so is now happily residing in my /usr/lib/browser-plugins folder. And when I start Firefox, nothing appears under Plug-Ins.

I've tried completely uninstalling and reinstalling both java and firefox numerous times to no avail. Firefox absolutely refuses to recognize java. Not sure what to do now.

Asked by starbuckmoxie 6 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 years ago

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Why can't I get Constant Guard to work properly with firefox. I have done as constant guard asked, but find no constant guard add-on in firefox. I want to use

I have been intouch with constant guard , have uninstalled and re-installed it but it doesn't work properly. when I go to your add-ons it does not show up and I want to u… (read more)

I have been intouch with constant guard , have uninstalled and re-installed it but it doesn't work properly. when I go to your add-ons it does not show up and I want to use constant guard and firefox. Please help me so I don't have to go to another web browser. thanks.

Asked by skatedon 6 years ago

Last reply by guigs 6 years ago

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copy/paste links on microsoft forum

I answer questions in several different forums. What I have tried so far, resetting firefox, running firefox in safe mode, restarting pc, restarting firefox I can copy/pa… (read more)

I answer questions in several different forums.

What I have tried so far, resetting firefox, running firefox in safe mode, restarting pc, restarting firefox

I can copy/paste in xp forums here:

http://www.xpforums.com/

as you can see above the link is not in link form the address would have to by typed in or copy/paste into the address bar of a new tab.

I generally can copy paste links with no problems except here in firefox.

can copy text between tabs and from documents to reply box, links from my documents will show up in reply boxes as links.

Not sure what other details are need but will provide whatever is needed.


Edit: it appears now that the link did post as a link. will test on the microsoft forums. 12:25 am

Edit 2: no it did not work after submission on the microsoft forum, still copy/paste as plain text.

Asked by Elizabeth23 6 years ago

Answered by Elizabeth23 6 years ago

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I want to install a pluggin for work email. There is no access to the pluggin folder despite being signed as admisnistrator.

The pluggin in to allow remote access to work email. There is no option to "run as administrator" when one right clicks on the icon in the downloads folder. Even though I… (read more)

The pluggin in to allow remote access to work email. There is no option to "run as administrator" when one right clicks on the icon in the downloads folder. Even though I am signed into the computer as administrator, installation keeps on being aborted. Help please! It's driving me mental.

Thanks Marga Guillén

Asked by MargaG 6 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 years ago

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How to upgrade to latest version on Ubuntu 10.10 LTSP server

I run Ubuntu 10.10 LTSP server/client network and DO NOT want to upgrade Ubuntu... too much trouble, nobody can guarantee it will not hammer my LTSP install and besides, … (read more)

I run Ubuntu 10.10 LTSP server/client network and DO NOT want to upgrade Ubuntu... too much trouble, nobody can guarantee it will not hammer my LTSP install and besides, Unity is awful. I need newer Firefox due to some frequently used web pages, so I need an install procedure that will not hammer anything. It's a mission critical user environment. If anybody has positive experience with Firefox upgrade in similar environment please advise.

Asked by InterpreDemon 6 years ago

Last reply by patrickmc 6 years ago

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Possible to prevent Firefox from loading two versions of Flash, without disabling PLID scan?

Our IT department—what a great way to start a question—does not roll out regular updates for Flash. To bridge this security gap for Firefox on my work computer, I copy th… (read more)

Our IT department—what a great way to start a question—does not roll out regular updates for Flash. To bridge this security gap for Firefox on my work computer, I copy the following files:

  • flashplayer.xpt
  • FlashPlayerPlugin_<version>.exe
  • FlashUtil32_<version>_Plugin.exe
  • NPSWF32_<version>.dll

from C:\Windows\System32\Macromed\Flash on another machine and paste them to C:\Users\<myusername>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Plugins on my work machine. When Firefox starts, it scans the various locations (http://kb.mozillazine.org/Plugin_scanning) and finds both this version and of course the outdated version originally installed, which IT does not update (currently 11.1.102.55). This effectively updates Flash, and until IT finds a solution to distribute updates I'll have to continue to update Flash manually (Java is unfortunately not so easy to fix), but still leaves me with a problem.

My perceived problem is that Firefox still scans the default installation directory of Flash and thus finds the outdated version. Under Add-ons > Plug-ins, I can select from "Ask to Activate," "Always Activate" and "Never Activate." If I select "Ask to Activate" for the current version (12.0.0.43) and "Never Activate" for the old version (11.1.102.55), upon restarting Firefox it sets both to "Ask to Activate." I conclude that Firefox does not treat separate Flash versions independently. Since constantly being prompted to activate Flash is bothersome, I could just set both to "Always Activate," but that leaves an old, even-more-compromised-than-the-current version of Flash activated.

The best solution, I suppose, would be to uninstall the outdated version of Flash, but I don't have the administrative rights to do so, and don't want to pester our IT administrators. I could prevent Firefox from scanning the directories specified in the Windows registry for PLIDs (see above link), but this would prevent it from finding my also-outdated-but-only-installed Java Plug-In, which I keep thinking I need. The behavior I'm after is to prevent Firefox from scanning or finding the old Flash version, while still finding my Java Plug-in. How could I go about this?

Thanks

Asked by michapma 6 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 years ago

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After Window 7 update, forced to reinstall firefox 26, restore session button is available but doesn't work even though sessionstore file is there

I am running Firefox 26 on Windows 7. Last night Windows needed to do some security updates so I closed Firefox as I normally do by using the exit tab and let Windows go… (read more)

I am running Firefox 26 on Windows 7. Last night Windows needed to do some security updates so I closed Firefox as I normally do by using the exit tab and let Windows go ahead with its updates. This morning I found that Firefox had been deleted. I looked to see that my sessionstore.js file from last night still existed and it does. When Firefox came up all of my tabs were gone, also my bookmarks, add-ons, etc. I clicked on "restore previous session" but nothing happens. I have a bookmarks file from last night in the bookmarks folder, and the sessionstore.js file is dated from last night when I closed Firefox in a normal manner. I'm stumped. Firefox didn't crash, I closed it as I always do before I allowed Microsoft to update Windows and reboot. What am I missing/doing wrong? I'm leaving this session open so that I can continue to have access to that sessionstore file, plus I have copied it to a folder I use for these kinds of disasters. This necessary windows update also deleted my MailWasher Pro program, changed the way that Windows Explorer operates and other "fun" surprises. Thanks Microsoft. It is barely possible that I can recreate my tabs and that would be hugely aggravating, but I have no way of re-creating all of my bookmarks. I need help.

Asked by independentjc 6 years ago

Answered by guigs 6 years ago

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When I Alt+Tab and come back to FF, what I had typed in Awesome Bar is replaced with URL of homepage. Only occurs in a new tab with new tab set to display home.

For a new search I open up a new tab and start typing in the Awesome Bar. Then, before I hit ENTER, I Alt+Tab to a different program in Windows and Alt+Tab back to FF wit… (read more)

For a new search I open up a new tab and start typing in the Awesome Bar. Then, before I hit ENTER, I Alt+Tab to a different program in Windows and Alt+Tab back to FF with the INTENT of typing/pasting the rest of my search query, only to find out that what I had typed initially has been replaced with the new tab's URL (homepage). This does not happen when I set the new tabs to be FF's default or I use a tab that is NOT new (no problem when The problem does not occur when I navigate to my homepage from an old tab and try to search.

It's quite common for me to Alt+Tab away from FF in the middle of typing my search query so that I can type in particular phrases precisely (e.g. an error message).

Here are some workarounds that are problematic, please do not suggest them:

1. Do not set new tab to display homepage / do not have a homepage / set new tabs to be FF default then press Alt+Home to view homepage.

2. Use search bar (Ctrl+K) instead of awesome bar. Can't use shortcuts for different search engines in search bar, also doesn't give suggestions.

3. Start the query with what's on the other window; type or paste in this information first.

This problem did not exist for earlier versions of FF. It started a few versions ago.

Asked by nosauce 6 years ago

Last reply by guigs 6 years ago

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How to disable auto header and footer from firefox desktop Application

I build a Firefox desktop application for my company. i need to print some page from that application using JS window.print(). It Works Perfectly in my application. But t… (read more)

I build a Firefox desktop application for my company. i need to print some page from that application using JS window.print(). It Works Perfectly in my application. But the problem is when it printing my document it prints a header and a footer automatically. I Want to remove this. I can remove this on Firefox browser , but i cant remove this on my application. Please Somebody Help Me. here is my application link: https://marketplace.firefox.com/app/hmspro User Login : admin / Password: 123 if you want to get into printing page navigate invoice > paid invoice > print button. I also tryed from about:config and disable all default header footer. but it wont worked.

Asked by saaiful 6 years ago

Last reply by guigs 6 years ago

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URL bar always says "Search or enter address" despite what page it's on. One other issue explained in further detail

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Firefox 26.0 Not an addon issue - I've loaded up Fire Fox 2.6 and the same addons on a different computer and experienced no problems. Addons: … (read more)

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Firefox 26.0 Not an addon issue - I've loaded up Fire Fox 2.6 and the same addons on a different computer and experienced no problems. Addons: Noscript (added after problem occured, not the cause) Adblock Plus, Adblock Plus Edge, Adblock Plus Popup Addon Plugins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.9 r900
  • Google Update
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.51.2 for Mozilla browsers
  • Unity Player 4.3.1f1
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 11.0.03
  • NPWLPG (did some self research on this, windows live photo gallery plugin. Not the cause)
  • Roblox Launcher Plugin

Computer is free of viruses. Scanned with Malwarebytes, Spybot Search and Destroy 2.0, AVG 2014, adwcleaner (powerful adware cleaner) No reset option for Firefox 26.0.

Whenever I go to a page on Firefox, such as google.ca (I'm living in Canada), the URL bar shows the URL for a split second and goes back to "Search or enter address" as though I haven't typed anything in for the first place. However, when I right click the URL bar when this happens the Undo option is selectable and not grayed out. When I clicked Undo the URL, https://www.google.ca, was back like normal.

The other issue is that whenever I'm typing something in on a webpage, like a search on google.ca, if the URL bar is blank like usual the | that appears when typing jumps to the URL bar and continues typing there. It is HIGHLY irritating whenever I'm trying to write a lengthy forum post and such or a quick search on YouTube and it cuts off and starts appearing in the URL bar where I need to click where I was previously typing and continue. I don't understand what's going on.

Asked by ethanwdp 6 years ago

Last reply by guigs 6 years ago

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Linux NSS DB Issue with Personal User/Client Certificate Friendly Names.

I have an issue with the NSSDB lib and my browsers in which client certificates I use for an application (Nessus Vulnerability Scanner) show up in the list with the same … (read more)

I have an issue with the NSSDB lib and my browsers in which client certificates I use for an application (Nessus Vulnerability Scanner) show up in the list with the same friendly name/nickname, making it very difficult to distinguish which certificate goes with which server.

Each certificate is generated on a different server with a different hostname but the same username. Upon importing the certificate into my browser, or even the pk12util command, the first certificate will appear correctly. However, importing additional certificates will just reuse the nickname from the first certificate instead of the nickname I chose. I have tested many different scenarios, and it doesn't seem the problem is related at all to the content of the nickname, so I have no idea how to force it to work correctly. I've searched around and found some indications of "nickname conflicts" and things, but nothing that helps me resolve the issue. I'm not sure if it's a bug or if it's some weird condition I've encountered.

Asked by FadeToOne 6 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 years ago