Trouble installing Firefox on Chromebook

Hello, I followed these install instructions (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos) to install Firefox on my new Chromebook but I got this Linux Term… (read more)

Hello,

I followed these install instructions (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos) to install Firefox on my new Chromebook but I got this Linux Terminal error message when I attempted the final step of installing Firefox:

flatpak install firefox Looking for matches… error: No remote refs found similar to ‘firefox’

I am a novice and thank you for your help.

Asked by mraya77 21 hours ago

Last reply by mraya77 4 hours ago

Streaming video

Last night it worked fine but today I went onto Amazon Prime to watch movies or programs and it wouldn't play. It says I need the newest version of firefox to be able to … (read more)

Last night it worked fine but today I went onto Amazon Prime to watch movies or programs and it wouldn't play. It says I need the newest version of firefox to be able to watch. I have it already but no go.

Asked by furybakerman 4 hours ago

Open multiple tabs of a folder in pinned mode?

I simultaneously open two links of a bookmark folder by using the mouse scroller click. This is a most useful action, but once the pages are opened, they have to be re-se… (read more)

I simultaneously open two links of a bookmark folder by using the mouse scroller click. This is a most useful action, but once the pages are opened, they have to be re-selected to be pinned. Is it possible to open them in pinned mode?

Asked by ineuw 1 day ago

Last reply by ineuw 4 hours ago

An address is a URL. A search is keywords. They are not interchangeable. How do I get Firefox to stop mixing them up?

When I want a URL, I type it in the address bar. Search has no relevance to a URL, and any intervention of Search gets in the way, and creates errors. When I click in th… (read more)

When I want a URL, I type it in the address bar. Search has no relevance to a URL, and any intervention of Search gets in the way, and creates errors.

When I click in the search bar, it's because I want a keyword search with one of the search engines. A search is not a URL.

They are two completely different things, and treating either one as the other is error. I do not want Firefox to kidnap my cursor and teleport it to somewhere I didn't click. They are two entirely different spaces, they are not interchangeable. When I click in the search bar, it's because I want a search. Don't you dare second guess me and change my click to the address bar.

How do I turn off this stupid stupid stupid error behavior of FIrefox?

I tried this and it didn't work. In about:config • keyword.enabled and toggle it from True to False. • browser.fixup.alternate.enabled and toggle it from True to False.

Asked by boundlessly 8 hours ago

Last reply by boundlessly 5 hours ago

Constant freezing on MacOS Monterey

I just switched to firefox today from Safari after years. But I am not having a good first impression at all. It constantly goes to Not responding, I've had to force clos… (read more)

I just switched to firefox today from Safari after years. But I am not having a good first impression at all. It constantly goes to Not responding, I've had to force close it like 20 times today already.

I only have two plugins installed and they are mainstream ones. (1password and ublock origin)

MacOS Monterey, m1 max macbook pro

Asked by roguesith+ac 6 hours ago

Recovery Key Invalid

Hello, I was having trouble logging in because I thought I had disconnected my authentication app, but I eventually found it (so I am able to log in now). Before I figure… (read more)

Hello,

I was having trouble logging in because I thought I had disconnected my authentication app, but I eventually found it (so I am able to log in now). Before I figured this out, however, I tried to use my recovery key to log in. I found the text file that had my recovery key '[Email] Firefox Recovery Key.txt' (from 2019) and when I tried to use this, it didn't work. I noticed that the recovery page asks for a recovery 'code' instead of 'key' and when I was able to log in, it said I had never set up a Recovery Key.

Just wanted to flag the issue in case there's a reason why old Recovery Keys no longer work. It certainly could have been my error, but since I had the file, it seemed like it should've worked.

Asked by esbrannon 8 hours ago

Credit card autofill stopped working

I am in the USA. Every time, on any page or website that I need to provide credit card info, when I click in the box to type in the CC numbers/expiration date/CCV, a win… (read more)

I am in the USA. Every time, on any page or website that I need to provide credit card info, when I click in the box to type in the CC numbers/expiration date/CCV, a window pops up as it should (for auto-fill) with my credit card information. In that window, I can scroll over the different credit cards, click on the one I want to use, and it SHOULD auto-fill into the box where the numbers would normally be typed in. Now, the window still pops up and I can scroll over the credit cards and choose one, but when I click on any of the particular credit cards, the auto-fill doesn't work. The boxes in "settings" are checked to allow auto-fill. It worked for months, then just stopped. Thanks for your assistance!

Asked by dougumbarger 9 hours ago

Donation

Using PayPal, I have just clicked on making a donation to you of 20 dollars. I had intended it to be 10 dollars. Also, I'm not sure whether I made a mistake regarding a… (read more)

Using PayPal, I have just clicked on making a donation to you of 20 dollars. I had intended it to be 10 dollars. Also, I'm not sure whether I made a mistake regarding a single donation or a monthly donation. I cannot afford to make you a monthly donation for that amount. I am happy to donate 10 dollars on an annual basis. Please inform me if I have made a mistake, or whether this is a single donation.

Asked by Mike-on-the-Costa 10 hours ago

My bookmarks menu & all of my bookmarks have disappeared

My bookmarks menu and all of my bookmarks have entirely disappeared. I haven't downloaded/upgraded anything; the only thing I've done to my computer is re-start it. Wha… (read more)

My bookmarks menu and all of my bookmarks have entirely disappeared. I haven't downloaded/upgraded anything; the only thing I've done to my computer is re-start it. What happened and how can I get my bookmarks back?

Asked by Alizamb 12 hours ago

RE: DATA BREACHES FOR CANCELLED/ DEKETED ACCOUNTS

I cancelled my LinkedIn account about 5 years ago and haven't used it since then. I am therefore puzzled as to why it keeps showing up as having had a "data breach" and w… (read more)

I cancelled my LinkedIn account about 5 years ago and haven't used it since then. I am therefore puzzled as to why it keeps showing up as having had a "data breach" and why this matters at all?! There was also some "data breach" in regard to a website for Avatars?! I have never heard of this website and can't imagine why I would ever use it! Why did this show up as a breach in my account?!

In regard to the specific accounts which have had a data breach, I have either cancelled them, deleted them, or have no memory of ever having used them in the first place. I have also changed my passwords for all of my email accounts, many times over the past 5 years, so again, I have no idea how information from a cancelled account could be of use to anyone. Can someone explain this to me?! Thank you!

Asked by shootforthestars2 12 hours ago

false crash report

While running Firefox browser in Windows10, every once in a while a 'sorry your Firefox has crashed' box pops up. Yet the browser is still running just fine. Any ideas? … (read more)

While running Firefox browser in Windows10, every once in a while a 'sorry your Firefox has crashed' box pops up. Yet the browser is still running just fine. Any ideas?

Asked by cech3 2 days ago

Last reply by cech3 12 hours ago

screen

How do i modify FF to fit page to monitor size. Right now when i click on website there is white space (approximately 2 inches each side for web page). Right now I have z… (read more)

How do i modify FF to fit page to monitor size. Right now when i click on website there is white space (approximately 2 inches each side for web page). Right now I have zoom set at 133% and it still does not fit page.

Asked by mrdee9 13 hours ago

download did not work as stated

bold textI DOWNLOADED FIREFOX. I DRAGGED THE FIREFOX BALL OVER TO THE APP. FOLDER. I DID CONTROL CLICK, BUT IT BROUGHT UP A DIFFERENT PAGE THAN THAT SHOWN IN INSTRUCTIO… (read more)

bold textI DOWNLOADED FIREFOX. I DRAGGED THE FIREFOX BALL OVER TO THE APP. FOLDER. I DID CONTROL CLICK, BUT IT BROUGHT UP A DIFFERENT PAGE THAN THAT SHOWN IN INSTRUCTIONS. THERE WAS NO OPTION TO EJECT FIREFOX. WHAT DO I DO NOW?

Asked by gjwark 13 hours ago

Bookmark toolbar menus now have too much vertical space.

In the changes for Firefox 92, I see "The bookmark toolbar menus on macOS now follow Firefox visual styles." Is there a way to revert to the more compact view for these … (read more)

In the changes for Firefox 92, I see "The bookmark toolbar menus on macOS now follow Firefox visual styles." Is there a way to revert to the more compact view for these menus I am used to? I am using a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) with macOS 11.1.

Asked by caroline.arms 2 months ago

Last reply by caroline.arms 15 hours ago

CPU Slowdown with Zoom + Firefox Combination

Sometime in the last 2-3 months, it has become impossible for me to use Firefox and Zoom concurrently on my Macbook Pro (2015). When I open a Firefox window during a Zoom… (read more)

Sometime in the last 2-3 months, it has become impossible for me to use Firefox and Zoom concurrently on my Macbook Pro (2015). When I open a Firefox window during a Zoom meeting my meeting lags, almost freezes, and I get a beautiful spinning Mac rainbow. Eventually this subsides and I can exit Firefox and Zoom returns to function as usual. I am able to pair Chrome and Zoom together with no trouble. I would like to go back to using Firefox, but have had to temporarily switch to Zoom.

Any advice about how to get these two programs to play nice would be appreciated. Thanks!

Asked by adam.fearnall 16 hours ago

Sudden problems with Microsoft Live Mail

I recently started having a problem composing an email message when using Windows Live Mail and wondered if anyone has experienced the same issue. Another person on the M… (read more)

I recently started having a problem composing an email message when using Windows Live Mail and wondered if anyone has experienced the same issue. Another person on the Microsoft Help Forum reported the same issue, also using Firefox. The issue is that while composing an email, the window suddenly jumps back to the Inbox. It is very intermittent so a little difficult to test out with other browsers I hate using. Another issue which does seem to be only happening with Firefox is inability to open attachments on the first try.

Asked by robs10 3 days ago

Last reply by robs10 17 hours ago

bookmarks

Hello, I have sync and it is working on my iphone, tablet but it is not working on my new mac when I sign in. It is pulling up my bookmarks from safari and I do not want… (read more)

Hello,

I have sync and it is working on my iphone, tablet but it is not working on my new mac when I sign in. It is pulling up my bookmarks from safari and I do not want that. I want the bookmarks that are on my firefox sync. I have troubleshot it and still having issues. Thank you!

Asked by ashleyrlindsey31 18 hours ago

Youtube Videos Infinitely Loading (Attempting to Load but Never Do)

Hello, A few months ago, Firefox has not been loading Youtube videos properly. The video just never loads. Debugging steps I have done. 1) Disabled Hardware Acceleration … (read more)

Hello, A few months ago, Firefox has not been loading Youtube videos properly. The video just never loads. Debugging steps I have done.

1) Disabled Hardware Acceleration 2) Deleted all cookies & cache 3) Ran Firefox in Troubleshoot Mode 4) Uninstalled Firefox & Reinstalled 5) Not a part of my debug but I recently did a fresh install of windows on my computer and installed Firefox with the same issue. I do get videos to work on both Edge and Chrome

I am at a loss at this point and any helping hints would be useful. I have an inkling that it might be put to my playback device but it wouldn't explain why it plays just fine on other browsers.

Any ideas?

Asked by Aidoneus 2 days ago

Last reply by Aidoneus 19 hours ago