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Export my personal about:config changes

I've got about 10 bookmarks with links to support pages each about adjusting specific about:config setting to my needs. My job also requires me to change systems lots of … (read more)

I've got about 10 bookmarks with links to support pages each about adjusting specific about:config setting to my needs. My job also requires me to change systems lots of times, from Mac to windows to Linux. Is there an easy way I can save my personal about:config changes to a file for easy import on other systems?

Thanks

Asked by td540 Prieš 2 savaites

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I am using a Mac and have no idea what this is or how to turn it off

I am using a Mac and have no idea what this is or how to turn it off, image attached it comes up down the bottom of the taskbar even when firefox is not running. Thanks … (read more)

I am using a Mac and have no idea what this is or how to turn it off, image attached it comes up down the bottom of the taskbar even when firefox is not running. Thanks

Asked by David English Prieš 3 savaites

Answered by Chris Ilias Prieš 2 savaites

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Firefox Automatically Redirecting from HTTP to HTTPS (RESOLUTION)

As per this issue I reported a while back, I was experiencing odd issue with automatic redirect to HTTPS for some private development sites. I finally found a fix for the… (read more)

As per this issue I reported a while back, I was experiencing odd issue with automatic redirect to HTTPS for some private development sites.

I finally found a fix for the issue. The problem appears to be with DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials Extension which apparently *may automatically redirect to the http site. In order to prevent this, I added my development sites to 'Unprotected Sites' and this prevented DuckDuckGo from doing the automatic redirect to https.

  • - Odd thing is that I had multiple domains pointing to the same web instance and only one of the domains was having this issue with the DDG extension. Both were going to the same IP through a HTTP proxy. The proxy and web server were not the issue. This symptom points to an maybe an issue in Firefox....

In summary, be wary of odd redirects and the DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials extension if you are doing web development work.

Asked by Timothy C. Quinn Prieš 4 savaites

Answered by Timothy C. Quinn Prieš 4 savaites

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auto fill address how to remove in bulk

I have failed to turn off auto fill and i have manage to create over 1000 addresses for customers that i no longer have how can i remove all of them??!!! Pleas… (read more)

I have failed to turn off auto fill and i have manage to create over 1000 addresses for customers that i no longer have how can i remove all of them??!!! Please help I cant see do each one indivually

Asked by bigbubba1959 Prieš 1 mėnesį

Answered by bigbubba1959 Prieš 1 mėnesį

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Inbox changes

The density in the gmail inbox is set to compact, but every time I log in it becomes normal with an obscure symbol in the box to the right. How can I get gmail to be comp… (read more)

The density in the gmail inbox is set to compact, but every time I log in it becomes normal with an obscure symbol in the box to the right. How can I get gmail to be compact right from the start?

Asked by Göran Prieš 1 mėnesį

Answered by jeyson1099 Prieš 1 mėnesį

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In firefox the mouse pointer covers the tooltip, how do i change that?

In other 'apps' on windows 10 the tooltip is above the pointer or below it. In Firefox it is directly under the mouse. So usually any tooltip popup in firefox is unread… (read more)

In other 'apps' on windows 10 the tooltip is above the pointer or below it. In Firefox it is directly under the mouse. So usually any tooltip popup in firefox is unreadable, mostly. One can infer the content sometimes.

How do i change that? Or what is the problem?

I'll try and include a screenshot. Hmm, the screenshot didn't include the mouse. I think i can do a video with OBS and then a screenshot of that.

Interesting, somehow in the screenshot from the obs video it shows 2 mouse pointers. One is very small and the tooltip is just below that, but the other is larger (the one I see) and it covers the tooltip. I'm using the standard windows mouse settings for larger mouse pointers. I just tried using the 'old' mouse settings to select a larger mouse and it behaves the same way. If I select size: 1 in the new size settings, and the old settings i have 'windows system' mouse, then the tooltip is under the pointer but the size is too small for the pointer. I then changed to another mouse setting in the old selector "inverted extra large" and you can see the tooltip because of the 'inverted' nature of the pointer, but the tooltip is still partially covered by the pointer.

Ideally the choice would be to put the tooltip above the mouse pointer rather than below. When you increase the size of the mouse pointer it only increases down, not up. The point of the pointer is always at the top.

I'm going to try one more thing, increasing the size in the new settings after having selected "inverted", but i recall that it changes to the new pointer style. Ah, there is an inverted setting in the new options as well, and if i select that instead of the gray color i was using then one can read the tooltip through the mouse.

So, then my question becomes "can I put the tooltip above the mouse pointer?" Because it is still covered by the mouse pointer as is. I don't see anything in 'about:config', so far.

Thank you.

Asked by jamvaru Prieš 4 mėnesius

Answered by cor-el Prieš 1 mėnesį

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Restore an html or json file to a specific folder in the Bookmark Toolbaar

I have two computers (say A and B). I want to move the entire Bookmark toolbar from A to a folder in the Bookmark toolbar on B. This would allow me to selectively move fo… (read more)

I have two computers (say A and B). I want to move the entire Bookmark toolbar from A to a folder in the Bookmark toolbar on B. This would allow me to selectively move folders and bookmarks from the A Bookmark toolbar upload to the toolbar on B. So far I cannot get the Import or Restore to upload to a single empty folder on the B bookmark toolbar.

I have tried to upload previously exported Html and Json files from A to a specific empty folder on B's bookmark tool bar but either the file overwrites the entire toolbar on B or nothing appears to happen.

I thought that by selecting a folder in the "Manage Bookmark" dialog box that the subsequent upload of either the Html or Json files would all go there but it does not appear to work.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

Asked by John Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by John Prieš 2 mėnesius

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sms Texting from desktop computer

My phone is not connected to the Internet. Is it still possible to text from computer? My phone is an 'old folks' phone, I can receive a text but am unable to reply to it… (read more)

My phone is not connected to the Internet. Is it still possible to text from computer? My phone is an 'old folks' phone, I can receive a text but am unable to reply to it.

Asked by jandypandy100 Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by Dropa Prieš 2 mėnesius

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How do i turn off the auto popup of the Downloads panel?

How do i turn off the auto popup of the Downloads panel? Its very annoying to have this pop up every time i download something. Previously,before the update, the downloa… (read more)

How do i turn off the auto popup of the Downloads panel? Its very annoying to have this pop up every time i download something. Previously,before the update, the download panel does not popup when a download is complete. Please provide a solution to turn off this feature.

Asked by shellnine Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by FredMcD Prieš 2 mėnesius

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Programmatically edit browser history

Hi Firefox, A site I visited recently moved to another URL. Is there a way to edit my browser history so I can still be able to keep track of which pages I have visited? … (read more)

Hi Firefox,

A site I visited recently moved to another URL. Is there a way to edit my browser history so I can still be able to keep track of which pages I have visited?

For example:

if I have visited

https://site-old.com/topic1/page1.html https://site-old.com/topic1/page2.html

I want my browser history to also contain

https://site-new.com/topic1/page1.html https://site-new.com/topic1/page2.html

So I can see that I have already visited the page1 and page2 on topic1 as the link color would be purple

Would I be able to script something in a developer console and achieve that? Or would I need to program a plugin?

thanks!

Asked by xusword1 Prieš 3 mėnesius

Answered by xusword1 Prieš 3 mėnesius

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How can I retrieve the current profile path & name from a command line?

I'm trying to create a DOS batch file to clear the current profile's cache (web site data only, not cookies). I have it working fine using a hard-coded path of the exist… (read more)

I'm trying to create a DOS batch file to clear the current profile's cache (web site data only, not cookies). I have it working fine using a hard-coded path of the existing profile (I only have one profile), but I'd like it to remain viable in case a newer profile is created for whatever reason. Is there a way to retrieve the path into a variable?

Thank you!

Asked by mike.fairleigh Prieš 3 mėnesius

Answered by FredMcD Prieš 3 mėnesius

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How can I get a Google Search shortcut back on Firefox Home Page?

I accidentally unpinned the Google Search shortcut on my Firefox Home. You know, the one that has a little magnifying glass in bottom right of the icon. How can I get it … (read more)

I accidentally unpinned the Google Search shortcut on my Firefox Home. You know, the one that has a little magnifying glass in bottom right of the icon. How can I get it back?

Asked by akbarkhon.variskhanov Prieš 3 mėnesius

Answered by akbarkhon.variskhanov Prieš 3 mėnesius

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How do I search in the U.S. only when I am in the U.K.?

I saw in a forum a few years back that it's not possible to change your settings to search in another country than the one you are in. (I want to search U.S. websites but… (read more)

I saw in a forum a few years back that it's not possible to change your settings to search in another country than the one you are in. (I want to search U.S. websites but am in the U.K.) I can't believe that would still be true in 2022.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks,

Jean

Asked by jeankilpatrick27 Prieš 3 mėnesius

Answered by jeankilpatrick27 Prieš 3 mėnesius