How do I enable "Never check for updates"? I can't find that choice. Mac

Wasted a whole bunch of time when Firefox decided to install an update (I had previously downloaded) automatically. I did not touch my machine. A dialog came up and befor… (read more)

Wasted a whole bunch of time when Firefox decided to install an update (I had previously downloaded) automatically. I did not touch my machine. A dialog came up and before I could read it and choose to cancel, the installation began. Took at least 16 minutes. I had checked "check for updates but let me choose to install", but it didn't give me a chance to decline. According to the web, the suggestion is choose "Never check for updates", but that choice is not there. I don't want ANY kind of auto update or auto install. Please don't suggest I program anything, thanks.

Asked by larryfj2 19 hours ago

Last reply by TechHorse 10 hours ago

Firefox locking up -- one, two, or up to 8 tabs open doesn't matter!

I've only been having it issue since upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04. Firefox (103.0.2) will lock up (not the pc, it will keep working in other apps). It doesn't seem to matter… (read more)

I've only been having it issue since upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04. Firefox (103.0.2) will lock up (not the pc, it will keep working in other apps). It doesn't seem to matter about the number of tabs open, or what sites I'm accessing. It 'seems' random, and closing Firefox and reopening it seems to work for a short while before locking up again. I'm not a tech guru so I don't know exactly what to include here, like logs, or other info. The other issue associated with this issue is, when it locks, and I restart, Firefox does not start the first time I click on it. I have to click on it again and when I do, it will start, but usually (not every time) I get an error message along with the open home page of Firefox. I have to press the (not sure what to call it) windows key and switch to the error to close it. In the past, I've always had a great experience with Firefox, but this is starting to really be annoying! Especially when I have four of five tabs open and have to do a restart. Firefox doesn't seem to realize it's had a problem so the option to re-open tabs with a restart doesn't happen. So I have to use history, which can be troublesome and confusing, to get back to the pages I was reading. I only open multiple tabs most often when I'm researching an issue and want to 'order' the tabs so I read the ones that look like they apply the most to my research topic. So it really is an annoying issue. So much so, that I have been looking to switch browsers. But I really do not like the large commercial entities not to name names, but I may have to suck it up and install the Big G's browser, the Big C! )^: (note: if you respond requesting additional information, please be kind and offer how to obtain the info! Thanks!)

Asked by Billy Bubba 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 10 hours ago

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How to remove the add button from address bar?

Everytime Firefox wants me to add something as search engine. For example I open YouTube and in the address bar it says ADD YOUTUBE. I cannot share screenshot because it … (read more)

Everytime Firefox wants me to add something as search engine. For example I open YouTube and in the address bar it says ADD YOUTUBE. I cannot share screenshot because it just says uploading and not uploading anything from all my devices.

Asked by Amay 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 20 hours ago

ATTN: Rendering Issues

I'm having rendering issues. When I try to go to "Help" and "About Firefox" to update the browser, the window I get doesn't allow me any detail to execute this option. Th… (read more)

I'm having rendering issues. When I try to go to "Help" and "About Firefox" to update the browser, the window I get doesn't allow me any detail to execute this option. This also happens when I try to download something. The pop-up opens up with only a slit visible.

Asked by FireFoxFan1 1 week ago

Last reply by FireFoxFan1 12 hours ago

YouTube

I am almost about to stop using Firefox. Why is it so hard to gain access to YouTube? Never have a problem with Microsoft Edge. If a fix cannot be made without jumping… (read more)

I am almost about to stop using Firefox. Why is it so hard to gain access to YouTube? Never have a problem with Microsoft Edge. If a fix cannot be made without jumping through a lot of hoops and steps, I will have to stop using Firefox. Fix this mess. This problem has been around now for some time. Get it fix or accept other users switching to other browsers that seem to have no problem at all getting to and using YouTube. Very Frustrating.

Asked by mike.keller517 18 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 13 hours ago

Firefox behavior with virtual desktops in Windows 10

Hello dear Firefox experts, I have been using Firefox for years and of course I would like to continue doing so. :-) I work with Windows 10 and have learned to appreciate… (read more)

Hello dear Firefox experts,

I have been using Firefox for years and of course I would like to continue doing so. :-)

I work with Windows 10 and have learned to appreciate the virtual desktops, which can be set up via the key combination "Windows + Tab". About the desktops can then be distinguished, for example, in "Office" and "Private".

In total, I have actively set up 4 different desktops.

FF I have set up as the "default app" in the Windows settings.

Now it is the case that I have a Firefox window open in the "private desktop", for example.

But when I work in the "office desktop" and click on a URL, the office desktop automatically switches to the private desktop and opens the URL in the FF already opened there in a new tab! :-(

So I have to remember before to open a new Firefox window in the office desktop to display the desired page also on this desktop.

Unfortunately, this doesn't always work.

If I work in the meantime in another of the 4 active desktops and use Firefox there and return to the office desktop and want to open a URL there again, the desktop jumps back to where I last used the already opened FF. This is quite annoying in the long run.

That's why I ran a test today with Google Chrome and MS Edge and defined each of them as the default app for testing.

Stupidly, these two browsers work exactly as I want them to. If I have already opened one of these browsers in another desktop, the URL will still open in the current desktop and any additional URL as another tab will correctly open in the current desktop.

If I now switch to the private desktop and open a URL there, it will correctly open in a new tab in this desktop.

I hope I was able to illustrate my "problem" so far?

Now my question? How can I change the behavior in FF? This seems to be a standard of FF in contrast to both other browser programs. Disabling in the FF settings "Open links in tabs instead of new windows" seems to be only a rudimentary solution;

but then a new window is opened every time, which is also not useful.


Can something be adjusted in the "deeper" settings?

Many thanks in advance for your tips.

Best regards, Georg

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Asked by ge.brenn 13 hours ago

SINCE THE LAST UPDATE, THE FIREFOX SCREEN DOES NOT FIT MY SYSTEM SETTING(125%)

SINCE THE LAST UPDATE, THE FIREFOX SCREEN DOES NOT FIT MY SYSTEM WIDE DISPLAY SETTING(125%). I am up to date on updates for Windows 11 and Microsoft Edge displays my page… (read more)

SINCE THE LAST UPDATE, THE FIREFOX SCREEN DOES NOT FIT MY SYSTEM WIDE DISPLAY SETTING(125%). I am up to date on updates for Windows 11 and Microsoft Edge displays my pages normally. This display enlargement started immediately after the Mozilla browser update of 103.0 64bit!!

Asked by WPENNEWELL 3 weeks ago

Last reply by RobertJ 13 hours ago

Clear Uninstall for Mozilla Firefox

Dears, I'm facing an error message that keeps appearing for a specific website, while it's working on Google Chrome "We are sorry an exception has occurred in the current… (read more)

Dears,

I'm facing an error message that keeps appearing for a specific website, while it's working on Google Chrome

"We are sorry an exception has occurred in the current page Firefox!"

But it's recommended to use the Firefox browser, I tried the below:

- Restarted the computer - Clear cache - Tried to add the website to allow pop-ups - Open website in non-cached mode - Uninstall and delete all Mozilla folders from the AppData, then tried to install it again - Uninstall and delete all Mozilla folders from the AppData, then tried to install the 32-Bit version

Asked by shatha.sahawneh 15 hours ago

Last reply by shatha.sahawneh 15 hours ago

Error message when signing in to Sync

I've got an old Windows XP computer running version 52.9.0. I'm trying to sign in to Sync (so I can sync with my new Windows 10 computer) but when I try on the old machi… (read more)

I've got an old Windows XP computer running version 52.9.0. I'm trying to sign in to Sync (so I can sync with my new Windows 10 computer) but when I try on the old machine I get this error message:

Blocked by Content Security Policy

This page has a content security policy that prevents it from being loaded in this way.

Firefox prevented this page from loading in this way because the page has a content security policy that disallows it.

I've signed in on the new computer, not that it matters.

Is the any way I can connect to Sync?

Asked by mwashenko 1 day ago

Firefox updates

Every time Firefox updates I have to Re-authenticate every one of my secure websites and the website asked if I want to register this computer. It wouldn't be bad if it w… (read more)

Every time Firefox updates I have to Re-authenticate every one of my secure websites and the website asked if I want to register this computer. It wouldn't be bad if it wasn't 3 or 4 times per week. Websites that I have to sign in to such as banking, credit cards etc. The last time I asked this question I was sent an email with a link to Thunderbird support. I need browser support.

Asked by DavidWebb1 23 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 15 hours ago

Banking websites are updated to not support Firefox

LMDE 5 Cinnamon 5.2.7 Kernel 5.10.0-16-amd64 AMD FX-8350 8 core processor 4 31.4GiB HD 7164 GB AMD Curacao Pro (Radeon R7 370/R9 270/370 OEM) I am currently using Firefox… (read more)

LMDE 5 Cinnamon 5.2.7 Kernel 5.10.0-16-amd64 AMD FX-8350 8 core processor 4 31.4GiB HD 7164 GB AMD Curacao Pro (Radeon R7 370/R9 270/370 OEM)

I am currently using Firefox 91.12.0esr (64bit) [tried to copy and paste the version, but "About Mozilla Firefox" prohibits copy, so I had to split the screen to make sure I typed it in correctly]

Many websites that have been successfully used for decades with Firefox in Linux are no longer supporting Firefox. Their updates seem to vary in effect. Most I use will not allow Firefox to enter the password. Some websites detect your browser and display the message that Firefox is not supported and some functions will not work. Other posts describe the functions that do not work for them. This is seemingly not unique as I was playing Wizard101 for four years with Wine under Linux and now I am unable to log into their game. I can log into their website, so my account is still active, but I do not have Windows or Mac operating systems to use even if I could figure out how to use a virtual machine.

The only solution I have is to use the Web 3.38.2 browser / WebKitGTK 2.36.4, but most other browsers should function properly.

Although I have been using Firefox as my favorite browser for more than two decades, it seems that Firefox is no longer supported. Even the https://www.247freepoker.com/ game freezes after a few rounds.

There was a post that claimed a fix, but did not explain how to turn it on. I already checked my firewall settings and internet connectivity settings even though it did not seem to be the cause of the problem.

Asked by guest26118280 17 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 15 hours ago

Firefox not working

Firefox done an automatic update on my laptop, since then when I open browser I cannot pull up anything....even click on restore history, it will not do anything......i… (read more)

Firefox done an automatic update on my laptop, since then when I open browser I cannot pull up anything....even click on restore history, it will not do anything......it says in task Firefox is running, has a (2 )showing....little window pops up saying "Firefox is already running, but is not responding. The old Firefox process must be closed to open up new window".....so when I click on close Firefox, still won't do nothing, it still shows running in task manager, end task will not help either.......uninstalled and reinstall, still the same...I get Firefox browser tab to open, but will not respond to anything I click on....totally white page....please help, since I am not an expert

Asked by floweriris1953 1 day ago

Last reply by RachelGomez161999 15 hours ago

Facing Bookmarks problem

Hi there, I have bookmared dashboard of my website that is related to dramacool. Now the problem is that I am unable to see any bookmarks tab in firefox. How to show book… (read more)

Hi there, I have bookmared dashboard of my website that is related to dramacool. Now the problem is that I am unable to see any bookmarks tab in firefox. How to show bookmarks?

Asked by apkquest4 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 15 hours ago

Firefox randomly speak, and/or opens pages, in French (I speak English).

Hi, I am signed into a Firefox account. I have used this account on at least three different computers. I have downloaded the application anew at least a dozen times. Fir… (read more)

Hi,

I am signed into a Firefox account. I have used this account on at least three different computers. I have downloaded the application anew at least a dozen times.

Firefox randomly, from where I sit, opens things in French rather than English. How can I keep it in English unless otherwise specified (I occasionally want German or Japanese)?

Thank you.

best, Sea

Asked by Sea 2 months ago

Last reply by Sea 18 hours ago

Fire fox flickers

When I go and open any website, a minute later Firefox flickers, it's been doing that for a month now. and I always get this too, a separate issue " This site is slowing … (read more)

When I go and open any website, a minute later Firefox flickers, it's been doing that for a month now. and I always get this too, a separate issue " This site is slowing down Firefox" yet it never says what site, and when Firefox is the only site open, it still does it.

Asked by crapjunkmail 23 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 18 hours ago