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Weird Scrolling with version 83

Good Morning Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had opene… (read more)

Good Morning

Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had openend the wrong browser...so I went check about:config , and found some values where changed as new default values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 200 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 50

I tought it was me the problem so I installed an older version of Firefox (80.0) in order to compare, and found a normal scrolling and those values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 400 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 200

I think this is a mistake from devs, if i wanted to have horrible scrolling, I could just use Edge instead of Firefox, could you please bring the original scrolling back to Firefox?

Thanks

Asked by Wolfy 1 week ago

Last reply by yiffmaster5000 6 days ago

Updates somehow disabled

Firefox for Linux, Xubuntu. Recent browser reinstall. The Preferences page now reads "Updates disabled by your system administrator". I'm a home user so I must be the … (read more)

Firefox for Linux, Xubuntu. Recent browser reinstall. The Preferences page now reads "Updates disabled by your system administrator". I'm a home user so I must be the administrator, but I have no recollection or intent to disable updates. How can I re-enable updates? Thank you.

Asked by tdlenox 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

How Do I Change/Disable Keyboard Shortcuts?

I do not use the majority of keyboard controls in Firefox-- only Ctrl+F. Lately, I've noticed that using Ctrl+I in editor windows also pops up the Page Info window, which… (read more)

I do not use the majority of keyboard controls in Firefox-- only Ctrl+F. Lately, I've noticed that using Ctrl+I in editor windows also pops up the Page Info window, which I have never used on purpose and am perfectly comfortable accessing via Firefox's menubar.

I have been searching for over an hour, and every Firefox add-on that I can find to fix this problem has been removed.

Ideally, I would like to be able to configure all of my keyboard shortcuts, but practically I will settle for being able to disable Ctrl-B, Ctrl-I, and Ctrl-U.

Asked by Viktyr C Gehrig 5 months ago

Last reply by datcu.octavian2 2 weeks ago

Addon popups (e.g. uBlock origin) do not contain anything on Nightly

Starting from the last week (as far as I can tell), the uBlock popup is not displaying anything on nightly (works fine on stable). Sometimes it displays the content befor… (read more)

Starting from the last week (as far as I can tell), the uBlock popup is not displaying anything on nightly (works fine on stable). Sometimes it displays the content before quickly going back to a blank state, but I have not been able to find out why.

Asked by mathieui 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Pinch Zoom Functionality

Q: Does anyone know if Firefox has maybe re-instated pinch zoom functionality for Mac users? Or if there is a decent work around available yet? And if not, anyone have … (read more)

Q: Does anyone know if Firefox has maybe re-instated pinch zoom functionality for Mac users?

Or if there is a decent work around available yet?

And if not, anyone have a good answer as to why Firefox overlooked it in their last major update? Seems rather shortsighted to me. Not being able to pinch zoom on my mac trackpad is highly frustrating. It's pretty much a deal breaker, making me want to migrate back to Chrome or elsewhere. Which is sad, because I thought I'd finally escaped Google for browsing.

Asked by seanyful 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Avast premium won't let me open webpages on Mozzila Firefox

Hi community, a week ago i installed avast premium security, from that day firefox does not open any webpage, stuck in loading of the web page and after 1 minute stops th… (read more)

Hi community,

a week ago i installed avast premium security, from that day firefox does not open any webpage, stuck in loading of the web page and after 1 minute stops the effort to reach the webpage.

When disabling avast shields, firefox works again and i can access webpages.

Other internet browsers works fine.

Before installing avast premium i had the free antivirus as protection and mozzila firefox was working just fine.

I run windows 10.

Thank you.

Asked by christos.vlahos 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Default search engine

Under Options and Search I have selected DuckDuckgo as my default search engine. Recently Bing has been coming up as the default even though DuckDuckGo is keyed into the… (read more)

Under Options and Search I have selected DuckDuckgo as my default search engine. Recently Bing has been coming up as the default even though DuckDuckGo is keyed into the default bar. I do not even have Bing selected as a choice of search engine. How can I get rid of Bing?

Asked by walleye789 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

making Firefox my default browser.

How can I make Firefox my default browse. I've tried various methods, but the next time I click on Firefox I get the message that "FF is not your default browser." One pr… (read more)

How can I make Firefox my default browse. I've tried various methods, but the next time I click on Firefox I get the message that "FF is not your default browser." One problem may be that before I close Settings, I don't find any "Save" button to preserve my choices.

Asked by NoUnsolicitedAds 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

close,restore down and minimize buttons not showing after the last update

Hello After update 83 close,restore down and minimize buttons stopped appearing, they are still there when i hover over them. I think the problem is in the userChrome.css… (read more)

Hello After update 83 close,restore down and minimize buttons stopped appearing, they are still there when i hover over them. I think the problem is in the userChrome.css file because i months ago i changed it to the ShadowFox css.

Thanks

Asked by FCB-Kratos 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

Disable annoying update reminders

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminde… (read more)

Is there any way to temporarily disable Firefox (and Thunderbird) update reminders? Mozilla seems to be updating its software so often that I'm getting too many reminders and it's interfering with my work flow. I understand the need to keep software up to date as often as possible but this has now got ridiculous, and I am on the verge of changing my default browser from Firefox to Safari, Chrome or Vivaldi. Please stop forcing every little tiny update onto your users!

Or is there some sneaky little way I haven't noticed under Preferences which already does enable me to do this?

Asked by cliff.douse 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

picture-in-picture

This website bellow, tells me how I can enable and disable picture-in-picture.. I don't seem to have this option? has it moved? https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/turn-… (read more)

This website bellow, tells me how I can enable and disable picture-in-picture.. I don't seem to have this option? has it moved?

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/turn-picture-picture-mode

Why does Mozilla list this on their website if it is outdated?? It's like doing a search on Google in 2020 and getting results from 2014 version of Firefox. it is completely irrelevant. I didn't think Mozilla was as bad as Google.

Asked by FARCRY 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

What is Openresty?

When I last opened Firefox and entered a website, it did not load at first. Instead there was a message about OpenResty being installed or running. Since then there has… (read more)

When I last opened Firefox and entered a website, it did not load at first. Instead there was a message about OpenResty being installed or running. Since then there has been no other issue.

What is OpenResty, should it be running on Firefox? Do I have a problem.

I run the current version, with Adblock Plus, Duck Duck Go, and Facebook Container extensions.

Asked by jcebula 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Dotted lines around boxes and across Screen

My baby got a hold of the laptop and hit the keyboard a few times. Now I have lines going vertical, horizontal, and diagonal as well as around the address bar and some in… (read more)

My baby got a hold of the laptop and hit the keyboard a few times. Now I have lines going vertical, horizontal, and diagonal as well as around the address bar and some input boxes. I have refreshed firefox, uninstalled and reinstalled as well as looked under config browser.display.focus_ring_style to zero. I believe it is something in firefox not the computer since it only occurs there. the lines on the screen move with it when I scroll if that helps. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by chemkid4 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Extension Not Showing Up on Toolbar After Being Deleted?

After removing one of my extensions from my toolbar (Last.fm Scrobbler for YouTube), it didn't show up in my customize page so I reinstalled it and even though it's still… (read more)

After removing one of my extensions from my toolbar (Last.fm Scrobbler for YouTube), it didn't show up in my customize page so I reinstalled it and even though it's still fully functional, it doesn't show up on my toolbar or my customize page. Resetting my customization settings to their default didn't help either.

Asked by joshdorman3043 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

PRESERVING my history

How do I PRESERVE my history. My history keeps disappearing! There are lots of tips on how to DELETE history but I want to SAVE my history. Please help. Thanks a lot … (read more)

How do I PRESERVE my history. My history keeps disappearing! There are lots of tips on how to DELETE history but I want to SAVE my history. Please help. Thanks a lot

Asked by pete47 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

How do I turn off these intrusive tab features?

I have found pretty much every extra short cut or feature that has been added to Tabs has either been useless for me, or an outright nuisance to deal with. And they all h… (read more)

I have found pretty much every extra short cut or feature that has been added to Tabs has either been useless for me, or an outright nuisance to deal with. And they all have to deal with when ever I try to move one tab from one window to another.

It used to be that I would try to move the tab, but then it didn't actually move it because just low enough for Firefox to decide that I actually wanted it to be a bookmark instead. Then it started to make it a bookmark because it was too high and hit the bookmark menu tab.

And now today it has added on the worst one yet, where if I don't put the tab right between the tabs of the other window it now decides that I actually wanted to turn one of those tabs into the one I was moving over.

Out of all of those this mos recent one is the most worthless of features because how much use it could give is vastly outweighed by its constant hindrance.

Is there any way to turn off any/all of these features?

Asked by ZachTJ00 11 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 hours ago

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Problems with Kaspesky Password Manager add-on

I have allowed auto updates of FF to version 17 For all of the updates since I thin FF15 Kasp PM has failed to work with FF but works fine with IE (this is of course high… (read more)

I have allowed auto updates of FF to version 17 For all of the updates since I thin FF15 Kasp PM has failed to work with FF but works fine with IE (this is of course highly irritating). The Kasp website forum keeps issuing patches that it claims fix the problem but they don't. The add-on manager in FF always reports PM as incompatible and disabled. Has anyone had this problem and worked out a fix. The Kasp forum showed a bit of interest in my posts but now never seems to answer.

Asked by Bronte 8 years ago

Last reply by dumdidadida 8 years ago

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My McAfee SiteAdvisor add-on is activated in the Tool-Add-on menu but doesn't appear in the Add-on Bar.

My McAfee SiteAdvisors is activated but doesnt show in the add-on bar. I double checked the situation under « Tool, Add-on, Extensions » and the add-on is enable. Also th… (read more)

My McAfee SiteAdvisors is activated but doesnt show in the add-on bar. I double checked the situation under « Tool, Add-on, Extensions » and the add-on is enable. Also the « Add-on bar » is activated.The green McAfee SiteAdvisor button dissapeared after firefox update 16.02. I updated to 17 in case it would resolve the problem with no success. McAfee is still working by giving a warning page if I try to go on a suspiscious site. Also in google search result I no longer get the little McAfee evaluation icones.

Asked by vinlannd 8 years ago

Last reply by sharathnettar 8 years ago