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Copy/Paste

Why can a stupid failing script on a web-page, or even intentionally so programmed script disable the copy (and sometimes paste) functionality? How can this be disabled/f… (read more)

Why can a stupid failing script on a web-page, or even intentionally so programmed script disable the copy (and sometimes paste) functionality?

How can this be disabled/fixed?

One highlights a text (any text) on some web sites, Edit menu allows Copy, context menu allows Copy, one hits Copy, nothing happens. It's not even a page where someone wanted to "copy protect" some information.

Copy and Paste should work just as advertised since those were invented, how hard can it be to get that right? Even stupid Notepad never fails at it. And no, I don't care what the idiot who programmed a page though would be/should be best for me, I want Copy to be copy, Paste to be paste. This used to work in "original" Firefoxes even when page developers wanted to make it not work.

And yes, while on a given page Copy fails miserably, at the same time in other pages it works.

Asked by Pók 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Flash player, Flash player for Linux and Firefox, Flash player not includeed in the new firefox

Firefox on the new browser does not support Flash player even though all I repeat all game sites use Flash player, I tried to play one of my favorites online games and gu… (read more)

Firefox on the new browser does not support Flash player even though all I repeat all game sites use Flash player, I tried to play one of my favorites online games and guess what it say that my browser Firefox has no support for Flash player in the general also YouTube will not play in Firefox because they use Flash player components, so turn Flash player on because there is millions no wait billions no wait trillions that use Firefox that love Flash player so please turn Flash player on please I and others want to play our online Flash player user games on Firefox. Thank you turn it back on

Asked by patrick ritter 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How do I change the font size of Firefox's headers elements: menu, tabs, bookmark toolbar?

FF v79.0 ubuntu 18.04.5 How do I change the font size of Firefox's webbrowser elements: menu, tabs, bookmark toolbar, etc. All things above the webpage window? … (read more)

FF v79.0 ubuntu 18.04.5

How do I change the font size of Firefox's webbrowser elements: menu, tabs, bookmark toolbar, etc. All things above the webpage window?

Asked by owlseeker 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox is missing minimize and maximize button

I installed a clean Pop OS and Firefox is missing minimize and maximize buttons. I see only Close button. I tried some suggestions from the web but didn't help. Attached … (read more)

I installed a clean Pop OS and Firefox is missing minimize and maximize buttons. I see only Close button. I tried some suggestions from the web but didn't help. Attached a screenshot.

Asked by shlomo_bachar 1 year ago

Last reply by ARMAN KHAN 1 year ago

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Account locked

Once again my account is locked on one of my computers. It says the email was returned but there was no email sent to the address. Oddly, the account is locked on one ma… (read more)

Once again my account is locked on one of my computers. It says the email was returned but there was no email sent to the address. Oddly, the account is locked on one machine, the one that has been logged on the longest, but my other three machines have no trouble connecting and syncing. This seems to have happened after firefox updated itself (even though I had it set not to. It also removed all the settings I had spent a considerable amount of time customizing)

Asked by libelo95 1 year ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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Sorry. We’ve locked your account.

I'm trying to sync my firefox account but everytime it appears, I have already did what it ask me to do in "Firefox Sync Verification Email FAQs" what do I do now? I need… (read more)

I'm trying to sync my firefox account but everytime it appears, I have already did what it ask me to do in "Firefox Sync Verification Email FAQs" what do I do now? I need my bookmarks, GOD PLEASE.

Asked by denielt 2 years ago

Last reply by gwh74137 1 year ago

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Widevine

I am on a Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB) running Ubuntu MATE. I am trying to play Spotify via the web player, but I don't have Widevine installed. However, I can't find a setting a… (read more)

I am on a Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB) running Ubuntu MATE. I am trying to play Spotify via the web player, but I don't have Widevine installed. However, I can't find a setting anywhere to enable it or download it. Could someone point me in the right direction as to where I can install it properly and get it up and running? Thanks!

Asked by JacksonCooke 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

Firefox 97 os/system print dialog

Hi, how do we set Firefox 97 to use the os/system print dialog? Before Firefox 97 we could change these settings in about:config: print.tab_modal.enabled = false widget.u… (read more)

Hi, how do we set Firefox 97 to use the os/system print dialog?

Before Firefox 97 we could change these settings in about:config:

print.tab_modal.enabled = false widget.use-xdg-desktop-portal = true

But they are both gone now.

There is now widget.use-xdg-desktop-portal.print, which is an integer (2 by default).

But no matter what integer it is set to, we still don't get the os/system print dialog.

We are using Arch Linux, but we don't expect that to be of any importance -- after all, it worked before Firefox 97.

Thanks for your time :o)

Asked by johnny1000 3 months ago

Last reply by paul921 2 months ago

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Disable web push notifications popup but keep notifications

Recently the web push notifications got a popup UI that is really disturbing. Show up on all desktops etc., it interrupts me in what I’m doing. I really very strongly dis… (read more)

Recently the web push notifications got a popup UI that is really disturbing. Show up on all desktops etc., it interrupts me in what I’m doing. I really very strongly dislike this change.

I would like to revert to how it was before (pre-76.0 ? Not sure exactly which version): - notifications get sent to my desktop/OS’s notification center (running OpenSuse + KDE), - no popup is displayed when a notification is triggered.

That way: - notifications will respect the OS « do not disturb » mode, - notifications get shown through a unified UI for all applications, - I can pick how « interrupting » I want each notification to be, - In particular I can focus while on my computer without being interrupted, and poll the notifications occasionally.

Is there a way (maybe a about:config option) to keep notifications but disable the popup behaviour?

Asked by Luc 1 year ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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split screen tabs

Is there an easier way to view two tabs on the screen at the same time - "split screen" fashion? One can open one tab in a second window and adjust to have … (read more)

Is there an easier way to view two tabs on the screen at the same time - "split screen" fashion? One can open one tab in a second window and adjust to have one window on the top half of the display and the other on the bottom. But this is a awkward.

See screenshot of this. It shows downtown Minneapolis in Google maps at two different scales. (Note that the I35W crossing of the Mississippi in the upper right corner is the one that collapsed in 2011).

One can switch back and forth between two tabs (maybe after moving the two tabs to be adjacent). But this is still suboptimal.

I use splitscreen in my text editor all the time (vertically or horizontally) and find it very useful. I wish there were an easy way to switch to/from split screen in Firefox.

BTW I searched the Firefox "Find help..." for: "split screen" tabs and got 1640 hits! I looked at the first 10 pages and saw nothing relevant.

Fred -- Fred H. Olson Minneapolis,MN 55411 USA (near north Mpls)

    Email:        fholson at cohousing.org      612-588-9532                   

My Link Pg: http://fholson.cohousing.org

Asked by fholson 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox Always Crash - Ubuntu 18.04

Hi, I'm Sen, I have problem with firefox on my ubuntu, I'm using ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64bit, n my firefox version is 83.0 (default), So.. the problem is, my firefox always cr… (read more)

Hi,

I'm Sen,

I have problem with firefox on my ubuntu, I'm using ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64bit, n my firefox version is 83.0 (default),

So.. the problem is, my firefox always crash, I have tried to refresh, change profile, reinstall it, even use another version of firefox, but it keep crashing,

I don't know is it related or not to my problem but i have attach some logs about firefox in my ubuntu system log,

If any other information that u need please tell me, And please help me...

Thank you...

Asked by my4ndroid.s3nd 1 year ago

Last reply by user3300027 1 year ago

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Collections feature in desktop Firefox?

I use the Collections feature on Firefox mobile (Android, v85.1.3). Is this feature available in any form in the desktop version? (I'm running v84.0.2 under Linux). Can m… (read more)

I use the Collections feature on Firefox mobile (Android, v85.1.3).

Is this feature available in any form in the desktop version? (I'm running v84.0.2 under Linux).

Can mobile collections be synced to the desktop?

Asked by Paul Bissex 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox - when Windows 7 support will be dropped?

Dear Mozilla Community, I would like to know when Firefox will be dropping Windows 7 support? I readed on some websites that Google Chrome will be dropped support for Win… (read more)

Dear Mozilla Community,

I would like to know when Firefox will be dropping Windows 7 support? I readed on some websites that Google Chrome will be dropped support for Windows 7 in 15 January 2022 year so I would like to know if there are any plans by Mozilla Developers to drop support for Windows 7?

I don't have computers with Windows 7 but my friends asked me about this because they know that I am active community member of Mozilla but I can't answer because I don't know so this is why I asked you today about this.

Yours faithfully, Piotr

Asked by Peter 11 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 11 months ago

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FTP removal.. why would you do this? Is there a paid version that we can buy?

Hi. Why would you remove FTP? It's not obsolete, I use it for work, and a good one third of my browsing is easily ftp sites such as NetBSD.org, ftp.gnu.org and others. F… (read more)

Hi.

Why would you remove FTP? It's not obsolete, I use it for work, and a good one third of my browsing is easily ftp sites such as NetBSD.org, ftp.gnu.org and others. FTP is still used heavily.

I really really dislike that it's gone. I'd gladly spend 30-40$ a year for a paid version.

I've been using you guys back to Mozilla, Firebird, Netscape and even earlier ..possibly related was NCSA Mosaic. C'mon guys.. which Millenial decided FTP was obsolete and uncool because it was old? It's how most of the Open Source projects and distributions still move data around. :~( This is the first time since I started using Netscape/Mozilla/etc that you've ever done something I don't like. The last thing I want to do is be forced to use Chrome or some other garbage. Please.. bring it back or some sort of external module we can pay for to get browsing back. Please! I beg you. (Trying hard to be really civil and nice here ..truely baffled that it'd be removed).

A.

Asked by vk2fvax 1 year ago

Last reply by Rodney 1 year ago