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Why does fire fox show usernames for a secure site?

I have Win 7 . I use the Fire Fox browser. Someone could go to my secure site and click the login box and retrieve all my user names. Why is this necessary to show these … (read more)

I have Win 7 . I use the Fire Fox browser. Someone could go to my secure site and click the login box and retrieve all my user names. Why is this necessary to show these on a secure site?

Asked by woodust 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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How can I disable firefox screenshot notifications?

I love Firefox screenshots. However, On copying a screenshot, I receive a notification. I want to disable these notifications. I tried disabling web notifications but th… (read more)

I love Firefox screenshots. However, On copying a screenshot, I receive a notification. I want to disable these notifications. I tried disabling web notifications but that did not help. Is there any way of doing so? Thanks!

Asked by Qrious 7 months ago

Answered by McCoy 7 months ago

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Got a new computer in Firefox sync won't sync

I just got a new computer and my Firefox sync that I set up that computer had bookmarks, my theme, and how I had things laid out, I tried for over an hour trying to get F… (read more)

I just got a new computer and my Firefox sync that I set up that computer had bookmarks, my theme, and how I had things laid out, I tried for over an hour trying to get Firefox to sync, but after it's still the same, I was also switching from Windows 7 to Windows 10 which made it even more nauseating

Asked by jmac21012 7 months ago

Answered by wdtabor 2 months ago

Tab thumbnails blank on restoring session

All the thumbnails except for the starting page are blank when restarting the browser. I need to click on each and every tab to make the thumbnails show. Is there a way … (read more)

All the thumbnails except for the starting page are blank when restarting the browser. I need to click on each and every tab to make the thumbnails show.

Is there a way to change this? It drives me up the wall, especially when having to restart multiple times -which happens a lot due to several factors. I have vision problems and need the thumbs to show to find my way around quickly.

Thanks.

Asked by Grimtina 2 months ago

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How to set Bookmark to always open in a container

The option to always open a link in a particular container seems to be linked to the domain; right-click link, Open link in new Container Tab, click the Always open link … (read more)

The option to always open a link in a particular container seems to be linked to the domain; right-click link, Open link in new Container Tab, click the Always open link in this container. This then sets all links to that domain to open in that container.

Often I want to log in to the same domain, but as a different user. So I open them in different containers so as to keep the sessions separate.

It would be useful to specify the container in the bookmark rather, so I can have multiple bookmarks all pointing to the same domain, but each always open in the container I choose for them. I tried various add-ons, but they use the domain-based container feature built into FireFox.

How can I force a bookmark to always open in a set container?

Asked by Peter Brand 7 months ago

Answered by Peter Brand 7 months ago

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I cannot login to my firefox account, reason it gives is "state"

I have no idea what state is on file as being my state of residence (I move a lot for a civilian), but I've lived at this address for the last three or four years and nev… (read more)

I have no idea what state is on file as being my state of residence (I move a lot for a civilian), but I've lived at this address for the last three or four years and never had any issue with logging in to my firefox account before. I have plenty of trouble with my location WITHIN the state (Oklahoma), because apparently the only cities that exist in the state are OKC and Tulsa /eyeroll, but I've never had an issue with the state itself being misidentified. I could understand if a VPN was causing the issue, but I'm not using a VPN (I know, I probably should, but imagine the login issue THEN! lol). Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by Kesra 7 months ago

Last reply by ExtremeMachinez 2 months ago

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Tabs sometimes do not load pages when I middle-click on links from website or from bookmarks

At several occasions, but not in a reproducible manner, when I open pages' links (or bookmarks toolbar's links) using middle-click button (i.e. using "Open Link in a new … (read more)

At several occasions, but not in a reproducible manner, when I open pages' links (or bookmarks toolbar's links) using middle-click button (i.e. using "Open Link in a new tab"), the tab opens up, shows the URL it should load, but seems to stop there and never actually loads the website. Sometimes, the URL won't even show up in the omnibar. When this happens, the "Reload current page" is grayed out, so I need to click the omnibar and hit enter to force the URL to load, or click the original link again. Most of the time, reclicking with middle button on the same link works fine again. I did not see any common pattern regarding which links generate this behavior or not, but I will keep trying to find out.

This behavior does occur even in safe-mode (all addons disabled).

Asked by simon.budin 6 months ago

Last reply by gumby_dammit223 2 months ago

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can't connect to some websites after update

pc working fine and after going to the store and restarting I cannot connect to my gmail accounts and a few other websites. Other pc's are fine. I could be wrong but I th… (read more)

pc working fine and after going to the store and restarting I cannot connect to my gmail accounts and a few other websites. Other pc's are fine. I could be wrong but I think I allowed a ffox update to 74.0 which would have installed with that restart. Pages are 100% white. I can go to gmail and sign in but it goes to the same blank page. I tried clearing cache and cookies, no go. Restated ffox and even the whole pc. I do not want to possibly mess up things worse with my browser. Could this be caused by the update and how do I fix it without making a mess?

Asked by helpful55 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 months ago

Updates

Why does Firefox force updates even when you uncheck automatically install updates and checkmark check for updates but let you choose to install them? I want to stay at v… (read more)

Why does Firefox force updates even when you uncheck automatically install updates and checkmark check for updates but let you choose to install them? I want to stay at version 74 but it forced version 78 on me even when I had my options changed in settings....

Asked by tjl0116 3 months ago

Last reply by Scribe 3 months ago

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Firefox using very high CPU %

Whenever i use firefox i get spikes in my CPU usage, sometimes up to 100% usage. When i tab off of firefox, it soon goes down, then comes back whenever i have firefox act… (read more)

Whenever i use firefox i get spikes in my CPU usage, sometimes up to 100% usage. When i tab off of firefox, it soon goes down, then comes back whenever i have firefox active. I have tried restarting with add-ons disabled, creating a new profile, reinsalling firefox, disabling and re-enabling hardware acceleration, all to no avail.

Asked by josephwallen 6 months ago

Last reply by caiofcastro 3 months ago

Yandex

I am wondering if there is any way, using Firefox, to select a default search engine that is not: Amazon Bing DuckDuckGo eBay Google Twitter Wikepedia Best regards, Vadim… (read more)

I am wondering if there is any way, using Firefox, to select a default search engine that is not:

Amazon Bing DuckDuckGo eBay Google Twitter Wikepedia

Best regards, Vadim Korniakov

Asked by areyoukiddingme 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Is there some setting or extension to make the "allow pages to set own fonts", minimum font size and zoom level site specific?

Seems that youtube has taken away the ability to use the old layout with many columns so it wants to show annoyingly large things on the screen and with way too few colum… (read more)

Seems that youtube has taken away the ability to use the old layout with many columns so it wants to show annoyingly large things on the screen and with way too few columns. (Yes, strange enough, I want to see more than 2 columns on a 65" display)

Thus the extension that I was using earlier to force youtube to use old layout obviously no longer works.

I found that if I set the zoom to 67% and remove the checkbox that allows the site to set own fonts and sizes, along with using font 24 as minimum size seems to produce a readable text size and yet show 6 videos/column.

But I do not want to have other sites like that, so would want to apply it only to youtube as most other sites have actually fairly ok font sizes compared to other elements on the page and ok at 100% zoom level.

Asked by Luvirini 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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White border in maximized window

Whenever I maximize (not fullscreen) my Firefox a white border surrounds my windows expect on the top. It even hides my taskbar. I already reinstalled it and tried to del… (read more)

Whenever I maximize (not fullscreen) my Firefox a white border surrounds my windows expect on the top. It even hides my taskbar. I already reinstalled it and tried to delete the remaining files in C:\Program Files but without any success. My Windows is 1909 and Firefox 74.0. Maybe some of you experienced the same problem and know how to fix it. Thanks for you help :)

Asked by dreia2k 7 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

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How to make the Start Page dark or black

In Firefox 74, I would like to make the default start page dark. Plugins will not work for this, and an I have not seen, option in the settings. I searched and I didn't s… (read more)

In Firefox 74, I would like to make the default start page dark. Plugins will not work for this, and an I have not seen, option in the settings. I searched and I didn't see anyone ask this specific question. Thanks in advance!

Asked by Mirai Chan 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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key4.dab compatibility

Hi, are the files key4.dab logins.json generated on a 64bit Firefox compatible with a 32 bit version? The reason is that in the 32 bit one all my "user & PW" data ..… (read more)

Hi, are the files key4.dab logins.json

generated on a 64bit Firefox compatible with a 32 bit version?

The reason is that in the 32 bit one all my "user & PW" data .... abruptly vanished. So I wished to use the existing data to restore the configuration.

Both PC are running LINUX: - 64bit has Linux Mint - 32 bit has Kubuntu

Thanks in advance for your time! Alberto

Asked by pio1955 4 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 4 months ago

Where is the folder with my browsing history stored?

Hello. I have a question. In which folder is my Firefox browsing history stored, please? I ask because I want to create a kind of "browsing diary", and tried to export m… (read more)

Hello.

I have a question. In which folder is my Firefox browsing history stored, please?

I ask because I want to create a kind of "browsing diary", and tried to export my browsing history via Mozilla History View. But it couldn't find the folder with my browsing history.

I'm working from a WINDOWS 7 64 Bit computer, and my Firefox version is Firefox 74.0 64 Bit. With those specifications, where do I look for the folder with my browsing history?

Thanks in advance for any answers, and have a great Sunday!

Asked by andreaskrauss.1972 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago

Videos stopped working

Hello, for some reason my firefox has utterly broke. i was running a slightly older version, but if it aint broke dont fix it right? 2 days ago everything worked fine, bu… (read more)

Hello, for some reason my firefox has utterly broke. i was running a slightly older version, but if it aint broke dont fix it right? 2 days ago everything worked fine, but then it simply stopped loading videos.

I tried the suggested "fixes" i could find by searching

clear cookies and cache- didnt work

safe mode - didnt work

refresh firefox - didnt work

new profile -didnt work

disable hardware acceleration - didnt work

disable firefox enhanced tracking - didnt work.

When they all failed I uninstalled my outdated version and downloaded the latest 77.0.1 version, this is a fresh install with zero add ons and zero stuff carried over from the previous install, but still no videos will work in firefox. they work fine in other browsers but depending on the site one of the following happens in firefox.

"No video with supported format and MIME type found"

"there was an error loading or playing the video"

" Unfortunately, your browser does not support video playback."

simply a black box where the video is suppose to be.

or I can see the thumbail but the video itself will not load or play.

I asked on reddit and uploaded a "about:support" log Log

and they are stumped

Asked by RedHood 4 months ago

Last reply by McCoy 4 months ago