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"w" key opens ctrl+f search bar

Current problem is the following: Whenever i press the "w" key a search bar opens in the bottom of my browser. This is the search also accessed by ctrl + f. I need this g… (read more)

Current problem is the following:

Whenever i press the "w" key a search bar opens in the bottom of my browser. This is the search also accessed by ctrl + f. I need this gone since it bothers my ability to use the browser. I cant find it being a keybind from firefox or duckduckgo so i really wonder what caused this.

Asked by zerikveenstraz 8 hours ago

Answered by zerikveenstraz 8 hours ago

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CSS file to all users

I have created a custom 'userChrome.css' file that I want to distribute to all users ex: user's xxxxxxx.default directory and the .css file placed inside with the modific… (read more)

I have created a custom 'userChrome.css' file that I want to distribute to all users ex: user's xxxxxxx.default directory and the .css file placed inside with the modifications.

I can do it if i copy the file manually, but i need to do it automatically.

What am I missing?

Thanks.

Asked by t.santos-ext 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Proton needs a "kill" switch

The proton changes might make for a better smartphone experience, but it really trashes operations on computers. In case you are wondering why firefox's share of the brow… (read more)

The proton changes might make for a better smartphone experience, but it really trashes operations on computers. In case you are wondering why firefox's share of the browser market continues to slide, upgrades like "proton" are the main reason.

Asked by dvdmaven 1 day ago

Answered by Seburo 1 day ago

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Cursor goes to address bar instead of search bar

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already pl… (read more)

In Ubuntu 18.04, I bring up a new page, click in the search bar in the middle of the page. Then when I start typing it jumps to the address bar although I have already placed and preferred the search bar to the right. No! NO! NO!

I use Duck Duck Go but Google does the same.

It is bad enough that the upgrade was automatically loaded but on top of that, changing preferences including dumping my home page. Change privacy settings without asking ( to a lower level on top of that ).

Really POOR form.

Asked by dee3 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Spell Check

British English Spell Check as you type is no longer reliable, sometimes it works but most times it doesn't. Can't seem to get to the bottom of the problem, all settings… (read more)

British English Spell Check as you type is no longer reliable, sometimes it works but most times it doesn't. Can't seem to get to the bottom of the problem, all settings are correct but still doesn't work properly.

Asked by Diddy_Pickle_Wicks 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox Force to store image using "Save AS" as Webp even image type is png, jpt etc

I as annoyed by Save As WebP, because image was png and every time i need to write extension .png i found this discussion, but unfortunately it is not working for me and … (read more)

I as annoyed by Save As WebP, because image was png and every time i need to write extension .png

i found this discussion, but unfortunately it is not working for me and i feel its not good solution. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1286715

Asked by asadkamran786 2 days ago

Answered by asadkamran786 2 days ago

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[SOLVED]MP3 and video files starts to play instead of asking to download.

Hello, I have recently noticed that firefox starts playing files where it used to give a prompt on whether to sav or open file. I know I can right click- save link as, bu… (read more)

Hello, I have recently noticed that firefox starts playing files where it used to give a prompt on whether to sav or open file. I know I can right click- save link as, but I would like it get the prompt instead, if possible.

-Howard

Asked by howard_e_frogge 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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drop down menus

Since the last update, all the drop down menus on FF are double spaced. This creates a problem with favourites. Apparently this also occurred in 2017 but the problem wa… (read more)

Since the last update, all the drop down menus on FF are double spaced. This creates a problem with favourites. Apparently this also occurred in 2017 but the problem was fixed. Will the next update put the menus back as they belong?

Asked by gmwestall 4 days ago

Answered by TNorth 4 days ago

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tube videos download

I had about 5 you-tube download add-ons, I always had the download text under the video, and buttons on my tool bar, everything Disappeared and I can't download any video… (read more)

I had about 5 you-tube download add-ons, I always had the download text under the video, and buttons on my tool bar, everything Disappeared and I can't download any videos. I removed all the you-tube apps and reinstalled and nothing changes, is there an add-on that will give me the download option? I am using windows 10 and everything I have has been updated, and I have been doing this for years so something has changed.

Asked by AL 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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Why was firefox 88.0 not updated automatically?

Dear Supporter, I got a notification from a website that FireFox is not up to date. On closer examination, this is indeed the case. Updates were supposed to be done au… (read more)

Dear Supporter,

I got a notification from a website that FireFox is not up to date. On closer examination, this is indeed the case. Updates were supposed to be done automatically.

I changed Ubuntu's update server to main server; this had no effect.

In settings preferences under updates I see: FireFox Updates Keep FireFox up to date for the best performance, stability and security. Version 88.0 (64bit) Whats new Mozilla FireFox for Ubuntu canonical – 1.0

There is no option to check or disable for automatic updates. As far as I can remember, update to this version was automatically.

In settings help under About Firefox nothing appears about updates.

Extensions: DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials

OS is Ubuntu 16.04 LTS notification: system-up-to-date I assume that should be allright?…

Thunderbird is 68.10.0 That seems ok...

Thank you very much

Asked by hadique 6 days ago

Answered by hadique 6 days ago

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How can I get the seperator between tabs back in proton?

After updating to firefox 91, the option to disable proton is removed and now it's not able to turn it off. Proton looks good in some aspects, but I want the seperator be… (read more)

After updating to firefox 91, the option to disable proton is removed and now it's not able to turn it off. Proton looks good in some aspects, but I want the seperator between tabs back.

I keep hundreds of tabs in one firefox window and use some of them daily, without the seperator to show the boundary of tab I have to move my mouse carefully to click the correct tab I want, which is disturbing. The ability to work with hundreds of tabs is the reason I use firefox, the designers of proton seem not to have this in mind. Is it possible to offer at least an option to bring the seperator back?

Asked by AxelHu 6 days ago

Answered by TNorth 6 days ago

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Deleting address bar search

God morning, looking for help to find a way back to the old search method i.e. I want the search to be done in my Google/Bing/etc-search bar in the middle of the screen … (read more)

God morning, looking for help to find a way back to the old search method i.e. I want the search to be done in my Google/Bing/etc-search bar in the middle of the screen instead of in the address bar. Firefox 93.0 (64), Win 10 Thanks for your help in advance! Henrik

Asked by henrik.thk@gmail.com 1 week ago

Answered by henrik.thk@gmail.com 1 week ago

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LOWER MEMORY USAGE WHEN MINIMIZED

I was checking out these tweaks Firefox Quantum About:Config Tricks You Need to Learn I'm curious about "Lower Memory Usage When Minimized". Is there a downside to this… (read more)

I was checking out these tweaks

Firefox Quantum About:Config Tricks You Need to Learn

I'm curious about "Lower Memory Usage When Minimized". Is there a downside to this? Why wouldn't this be a default setting?

Details: This tweak is mainly for Windows users. When you minimize Firefox, it will send Firefox to your virtual memory and free up your physical memory for other programs to use. Firefox will reduce its physical memory usage, when minimized, to approximately 10MB (give or take some), and when you maximize Firefox, it will take back the memory that it needs.

The preference name does not exist and needs to be created.

Right-click on the background and select “New -> Boolean.”

Enter the name when prompted: config.trim_on_minimize.

Enter the value: True.

Asked by noel_envode 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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Tab bar (all tabs) missing in Firefox 90

I just got my upgrade from Firefox86 to Firefox90 working, but the tab bar is completely missing. I still use "old-style" FIrefox. From top to bottom: File/Edit/View menu… (read more)

I just got my upgrade from Firefox86 to Firefox90 working, but the tab bar is completely missing.

I still use "old-style" FIrefox. From top to bottom: File/Edit/View menu Search bar Bookmarks Toolbar Tab bar

(yes, I AM old. I've been using Firefox since Version 1 and this particular style works for me, developers be damned.)

The tab bar is completely missing. Firefox knows how many tabs I have open (it warns me when I try to exit) but doesn't show any. The area that the Tab Bar used to occupy is simply empty.

Any ideas on how to fix? (Yes, I have done the Google.)

Asked by RemySecor 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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menu options

I have had to re-install my o/s (win10) and reload all the applications. Effectively a virgin install. I have no options/preferences in the menu selection. In settings I … (read more)

I have had to re-install my o/s (win10) and reload all the applications. Effectively a virgin install. I have no options/preferences in the menu selection. In settings I can restore tabs that were open when I close Firefox but no option to open specific pages or use current pages.

Asked by hall.richard 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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browser

Hey guys, how are you today? I had a question as to how to hide the browser/url bar. I have been trying to hide it but I can't find where that setting is. I have used the… (read more)

Hey guys, how are you today? I had a question as to how to hide the browser/url bar. I have been trying to hide it but I can't find where that setting is. I have used the f11 key for the full screen but it really doesn't change the way my browser looks. Thanks for any and all help!

Asked by williamewuchner 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago