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How to change the audio output for Firefox?

Found a quote here from BILL, right before the thread got closed ofc: "This is not a common problem so I don't know how to fix this apart from what jscher2000 already tol… (read more)

Found a quote here from BILL, right before the thread got closed ofc: "This is not a common problem so I don't know how to fix this apart from what jscher2000 already told you. The only other option I can see is if you uninstall and reinstall firefox and see if the problem still persists."

Actually it is a common problem. Actually there are tons of post asking directly and indirectly how to do this and you keep dodging the question. Each time you focus on the person's problem and provide an amateur fix to their local problem rather than providing a real solution like giving us the freedom specify where we want the output directed. The inet itself is full of ppl asking this question on other sites, and there are several possible solutions. Like using the windows sound settings option which is only available if your windows is up to date. Or an addon if you like sharing some info with a stranger and all his customers. And lets not forget the dude that made his own software and uploaded it to github 5 years ago, that solution certainly sounds secure right? All three, possible solutions to the problem, amateur but possible. Just like its also possible that the devs of FF are amateurs for not being able to provide the obvious solution for over 10 years now, which is to let us specify it... Or is it lazyness thats the problem? Why provide something that someone else has already provided before you in a much worse way than you would right?

Que the "did you try blablabla?", no I didnt and I wont. Oh wait that wont come because you cant answer my question with another question since I didnt tell you my problem. Now answer the simple question. I want to know how I can specify to firefox which audio output to use, not hear your... brilliant and not to say the least super safe work around.

Asked by alicewhole 6 days ago

Extension Shortcuts are overrided when focused on text box (MacOS)

Hi, I just moved from Chrome recently. I found that most of my shortcuts does not work when a text box is focus. For example, I have a plugin shortcut set to `shift` + `a… (read more)

Hi, I just moved from Chrome recently. I found that most of my shortcuts does not work when a text box is focus. For example, I have a plugin shortcut set to `shift` + `alt` + e. When focused on text box, typing this shortcut will literally type a back-tick "´". I've never see similar behavior in Chrome.

I'm wondering how can I disable this "overriding" behavior? (i.e. I want `shift` + `alt` + e activates the plugin behavior when I'm in input mode)

Thanks in advance!

Asked by albert.k.ying 6 days ago

Installing Addons for all users and set them active

Hello, i want to rollout the firefox installation with some addon packages silent for much users. installation issnt the problem but i cant really find any tutorial which… (read more)

Hello,

i want to rollout the firefox installation with some addon packages silent for much users. installation issnt the problem but i cant really find any tutorial which explains me how to add also some addons on this installation for every user on this computer and set them automaticly to active on.

thank you for help

Asked by ziegler447 1 week ago

Last reply by ziegler447 5 days ago

PDF text is printing as raster

I open and print pdfs in Firefox frequently. In settings I have it set for a pdf to open in Firefox, but this past week on all pdfs the text is now rasterized when printe… (read more)

I open and print pdfs in Firefox frequently. In settings I have it set for a pdf to open in Firefox, but this past week on all pdfs the text is now rasterized when printed. If I change the setting to allow the pdf to open in Acrobat I don't have this problem, but I am printing pdfs so often that it is a nuisance to have to close another window when the pdf opens in Acrobat. I noticed that Firefox did an upgrade last week and I wonder if there is a setting anywhere that I can change so the text isn't printing rasterized? I cannot seem to find a setting anywhere. Any help is appreciated!

Asked by liza.mulloy33 4 days ago

Firefox 90 : focus on the adress bar instead of the central search bar in the page

Hi, When i open a new tab, i want to start my research in the central search bar of the home page, not in the adress bar. So in firefox 89, i put the parameter "browser.n… (read more)

Hi,

When i open a new tab, i want to start my research in the central search bar of the home page, not in the adress bar.

So in firefox 89, i put the parameter "browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar" to false. And it worked.

With firefox 90, it dit not work anymore.

How can i retrieve the previous behaviour ?

Thanks.

Asked by fr.viewer 6 days ago

Last reply by fr.viewer 4 days ago

Dark mode in Reader View recently got darker - now it's too dark :(

Hi all! Dark mode in Reader View seems to recently have gotten even darker, maybe from Firefox v90 or something? (Could someone confirm this?) Now it's way too much contr… (read more)

Hi all!

Dark mode in Reader View seems to recently have gotten even darker, maybe from Firefox v90 or something? (Could someone confirm this?)

Now it's way too much contrast for me... is there a way to revert to the previous hue, a slightly lighter shade of grey?

Thanks!

Asked by greyguy 4 days ago

Sharing a link via airdrop

I used to use a lot the three dots next to a webpage to share the page via airdrop (to have it/share it with my own phone or others'). Now the three dots have disappeared… (read more)

I used to use a lot the three dots next to a webpage to share the page via airdrop (to have it/share it with my own phone or others'). Now the three dots have disappeared and, although I read here that I could do that by right clicking the page, the option for SHARE does not appear. Can you please explain how to do this now? (I use a Mac).

Asked by findmariag 4 days ago

Multi-Account Containers 'forgets' tabs sometimes

I use Multi-Account Containers. I have Restore previous session enabled under Startup in settings. When I have container tabs open, and I close firefox and reopen it, it … (read more)

I use Multi-Account Containers. I have Restore previous session enabled under Startup in settings. When I have container tabs open, and I close firefox and reopen it, it sometimes removes the container label from the tabs and tries to open them in No container mode. The easiest way to reproduce this problem is to open some tabs in a container, Go to MAC -> Select the container -> Hide This Container, then MAC -> Select the container -> Show this container, and immediately close firefox. When you open Firefox again, the tabs will have lost their container association.

Asked by bdani2000 3 days ago

Way to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar???

I need to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar badly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also it would be useful to have custom titles. Both things should persists after PC restart. I tried… (read more)

I need to reorder Firefox windows on the taskbar badly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also it would be useful to have custom titles. Both things should persists after PC restart. I tried couple programs, but they don't work. Devs said: position of Firefox window on the taskbar is store in Firefox and their program has no way of remembering that! Also windows get randomly shuffled each time, it is impossible to use like this. It takes me forever to find right window. It is annoying the hell out of me. How Firefox dev team doesn't fix something that basic??? This is so stupid...

Please tell me there is some solution...

Asked by empleat 5 days ago

Last reply by empleat 3 days ago

Picture-in-Picture

I can't stop picture in picture feature. And yes, I've tried options - browsing-disable pic in pic, but it doesn't exist in Firefox 90.0. Also I disabled all forms of pic… (read more)

I can't stop picture in picture feature. And yes, I've tried options - browsing-disable pic in pic, but it doesn't exist in Firefox 90.0. Also I disabled all forms of picture-in-picture in about:config. AND IT STILL SHOWS UP! Please give me a solution that works!

Asked by greenphoenix55 4 days ago

Last reply by greenphoenix55 3 days ago

Remove Firefox Branding for Custom Firefox Version

According to the Distribution Policy for Mozilla Software found here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/foundation/trademarks/distribution-policy/ if you make any changes to … (read more)

According to the Distribution Policy for Mozilla Software found here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/foundation/trademarks/distribution-policy/ if you make any changes to Firefox you may not redistribute that with any Mozilla trademark.

Is there any way to remove the Mozilla logos and names from a custom installer to make it that you don't use any Mozilla trademark? Without this ability, it appears that it would not be permitted to redistribute your custom installer without seeking special permission from Mozilla which I can't imagine they want to give, am I right?


Thank you in advance

Asked by gtevi 2 days ago

Last reply by gtevi 2 days ago

New tab background color

Whenever I open a new tab using the + sign the background color is black. I have tried everything I can think of and what I found on the web. Nothing works I hate the … (read more)

Whenever I open a new tab using the + sign the background color is black. I have tried everything I can think of and what I found on the web. Nothing works I hate the black background. I want white with text in black.

Asked by The Mason 2 days ago

Browser won't accept any themes

Greetings, Once Firefox updated to 89, all themes stopped working. Every add-on I try to use shows that it's installed, but once I click to a new tab it's gone. Even the … (read more)

Greetings,

Once Firefox updated to 89, all themes stopped working. Every add-on I try to use shows that it's installed, but once I click to a new tab it's gone. Even the default theme that came with Firefox won't work. I could use some ideas on how I can get this working again; it'd be nice to spice things up a bit.

Thanks.

Asked by dinsdale1 2 days ago

DuckDuckGo A-F Rating Box isn't showing up

When the DuckDuckGo Browser extension is added, it should show up in the top right of the browser with a website rating. When you click on this rating it will give you ex… (read more)

When the DuckDuckGo Browser extension is added, it should show up in the top right of the browser with a website rating. When you click on this rating it will give you extra details, settings, and information. This is supposed to show up but it isn't for some reason and I don't know why. Any idea for what could cause this? I've tried rebooting the browser, uninstalling the add-on, then re-installing the add-on.

Asked by MusicienElegant 2 days ago

Can't get policies.json working on Kubuntu 20.0.04

Hi all, I'm trying to automatically configure Firefox using the policies.json file, but I don't seem to be able to get it to work. I've created /usr/lib/firefox/distribut… (read more)

Hi all,

I'm trying to automatically configure Firefox using the policies.json file, but I don't seem to be able to get it to work.

I've created /usr/lib/firefox/distribution/policies.json with this content: {

 "policies": {
   "Homepage": {
     "URL": "https://www.google.com/",
     "Locked": false,
     "StartPage": "homepage"
   }
 }

}

The file and directory permissions allow for read by everyone.

However, when I restart Firefox, I don't get google as my homepage.

What else can I check?

TIA,

Mike.

Asked by mdiehl 2 days ago

Last reply by mdiehl 1 day ago

What programs for default settings

I have win10 upgraded from win7. FF is my preferred browser with duck duck go as preferred search engine. Problem:- to make FF my default browser I have to select program… (read more)

I have win10 upgraded from win7. FF is my preferred browser with duck duck go as preferred search engine. Problem:- to make FF my default browser I have to select programs for camera, photos, music, videos, etc. With out these changes the drop down boxes don't have content when I point to a button so I know what it does. Can you help please. I don't know what other programs work for the afford mentioned items. Pappa Gee

Asked by Pappa Gee Samsung 6 Tablet 1 day ago

Toolbar folders -> drop down orientation problem -> screen limit not recognised

Hello: Quite a few iterations of Firefox ago (cannot recall which), the orientation of the drop down menu listing the bookmarks inside any folder in the toolbar was eithe… (read more)

Hello:

Quite a few iterations of Firefox ago (cannot recall which), the orientation of the drop down menu listing the bookmarks inside any folder in the toolbar was either towards the 'left' or towards the 'right', depending of the amount of screen real estate available to the right side of the screen where it was opened.

If the listing could not be properly seen by opening the drop down menu towards the 'right', it would be opened towards the 'left'.

This worked perfectly well with my three screen setup, with Firefox in a window in the centre screen. ie: Firefox knew it was inside a three screen wide setup and in the centre screen, so it also "knew" that the right edge of the centre screen was the limit for available screen real estate.

At some time this stopped working in the described manner.

It seems that Firefox now ignores the right edge of the centre screen and as a result the drop down menu for any folder in the toolbar opens to the 'right' and invades the right screen. (see attached screen capture)

If Firefox is opened in a window inside the right screen, it proeprly recognises the right edge of the screen as the limit and acts accordingly.

This is quite a problem for me: I make intensive use of the toolbar with bookmarks inside folders and subfolders and this heavily affects my everyday work.

Is there a way to get back to how it used to be? ie: Firefox using the right edge of the screen it is opened in as the limit to open a drop down menu.

Thanks in advance,

S.

Asked by sawbona1 1 day ago

How to change Library Font (Ctrl B or Ctrl J)? It's too hard to read

I was able to change the font in Ctrl J by changing my system font (windows 10, Firefox font used to automatically follow it). However after the latest Firefox update, th… (read more)

I was able to change the font in Ctrl J by changing my system font (windows 10, Firefox font used to automatically follow it). However after the latest Firefox update, that no longer works for Firefox (my system font is still OK). Please help me change the Libabry font again! The default font (probably SegoeUI) is very hard to read on my computer, it's blurry and comes in light gray.

Note: I'm not talking about the website font (it's fine and can be changed in Firefox settings). The library font size is fine too, only the font itself is too hard to read.

Note2: I tried changing my system font to other random fonts (using the registry), restarting my computer in between etc. That still works, but Firefox won't follow.

Asked by endlessfrustration 1 day ago