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PDF Editor

Trying to download, install or find the PDF Editor in Firefox. When i go to menu there is no "application" selection button. there is no PDF Button. There is no "Docum… (read more)

Trying to download, install or find the PDF Editor in Firefox. When i go to menu there is no "application" selection button. there is no PDF Button. There is no "Documents" button to open a saved document on "Documents" Am i missing something? I am on auto updates so i should be using the current version of Firefox.

Asked by mbugosh 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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when stop scrolling with mousewheel, the page still keeps moving a bit

When I use the scrollwheel, I prefer the image/spreadsheet table/webpage, whatever, to move when, and only as long as I turn the wheel, and immediatly stop moving as soon… (read more)

When I use the scrollwheel, I prefer the image/spreadsheet table/webpage, whatever, to move when, and only as long as I turn the wheel, and immediatly stop moving as soon as I stop turning the wheel.

But FireFox has some sluggish 'creep', by which I mean that the pages keeps (slowly) moving before it finally stops. I personally find that very annoying. It's like having old and rusty brakes on your car.

I checked about:config, but there are many options regarding scrolling, and none of them makes it clear to me what it does.

Can some kind soul tell me how to give me back full control of my mousewheel? Turn = move Don't turn = don't move

TIA!

Asked by jistme 1 year ago

Answered by jistme 1 year ago

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scanning a document

I need to scan a document and attach it to an email. It has been years since I did this and don't remember how to do it now. Need help to scan on my printer so that I ca… (read more)

I need to scan a document and attach it to an email. It has been years since I did this and don't remember how to do it now. Need help to scan on my printer so that I can attach from my scans file.

Asked by buddyh 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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fake "update available" for firefox

Every time I launch Firefox a message appears on the top right corner asking to update with the following text: "Update available Download the latest version of Firefox" … (read more)

Every time I launch Firefox a message appears on the top right corner asking to update with the following text: "Update available Download the latest version of Firefox"

I have never followed this message for I've suspected fake, but it keeps appearing, and every time more and more often along the day (at the beginning it was only once per launch). This keeps occurring in spite of updating to the latest Firefox update (103.0.2) through the "About Firefox" top left menu on my Mac.

Please advise how to get rid of this annoying message. Is this a potential hack or virus attack?

MacBook Pro 15", Late 2013 on Mac Os 10.15.7 "Catalina"

Asked by raul.films 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to disable autosave for bookmarks

I have the option 'Show editor when saving' checked, so I'm getting the bookmark editor popup window when I want to save a bookmark . However, more often than not, a boo… (read more)

I have the option 'Show editor when saving' checked, so I'm getting the bookmark editor popup window when I want to save a bookmark .

However, more often than not, a bookmark is being saved without me clicking the Save button .

My understanding is that it's a feature of sorts, but it's driving me bonkers, and I just can't remember what I need to do to not save a bookmark - hit esc. , click the star button again, use the keyboard shortcut, or whatever it is . Nor do I care to be frank, I really just want Firefox to not save a bookmark without confirmation , which I thought would be the main point of having the optional editor window .

Is there any way to disable autosave for bookmarks completely ? Sorry about the rant, it's just so unintuitive and annoying, and I'm tired of cleaning out my bookmark folders all the time ...

Asked by karlserer 1 year ago

Answered by TechHorse 1 year ago

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Black screen at startup

Home built. PC Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS Since we have update our OS from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (a few days ago) Firefox has only shown a Blank screen at first s… (read more)

Home built. PC Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

Since we have update our OS from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (a few days ago) Firefox has only shown a Blank screen at first start up, only the very top line is visible showing "Activities" then "Firefox Web Browser". Nothing will work, the only thing that does is Quit.

Restarting Firefox the second time seems to work Okay.

Please can you advise me?

More info: richard@charged-particle:~$ firefox -P Gtk-Message: 10:11:53.892: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" Gtk-Message: 10:11:53.894: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. Gtk-Message: 10:12:06.820: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" Gtk-Message: 10:12:06.822: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. Missing chrome or resource URL: resource://gre/modules/UpdateListener.jsm Missing chrome or resource URL: resource://gre/modules/UpdateListener.sys.mjs

Asked by Number 1 1 year ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Auto Login issue

Hi, My browser started slowing down so I did the reset as suggested. Unfortunately, this changed the login settings and now when I go to my Gmail, Minds, mewe or other a… (read more)

Hi, My browser started slowing down so I did the reset as suggested. Unfortunately, this changed the login settings and now when I go to my Gmail, Minds, mewe or other accounts is auto signs me in. I have gone into to settings and unchecked the auto fill and Ask to save logins and passwords for websites. That did nothing. I do not want any pages to auto login but I would like to be able to select a user name an password when I go to enter a webpage that requires one. Having the Auto login is a hug security issue for me. Can you please help.

Asked by m.george6162 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Google Calendar and Other Sites Not Rendering Correctly

Google Calendar and a few other websites do not render symbols correctly. Please see attached. What should be displayed instead of letters are symbols such as > or ^. … (read more)

Google Calendar and a few other websites do not render symbols correctly. Please see attached. What should be displayed instead of letters are symbols such as > or ^. I've tried updating FF (103.0.2), ran in Safe Mode, disabled extensions, and nothing has helped. I'd like to keep using FF instead of Safari (running MacOS Monterey 12.5.1), but this is annoying.

Any ideas?

Asked by Brian B. 1 year ago

Answered by Brian B. 1 year ago

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Bookmark suggestions in URL bar: can I get suggestions only for exact URLs?

In Settings, I have configured "When using the address bar, suggest..." to use my Bookmarks, and nothing else. Let's say I have a bookmark for the URL: https://www.mozil… (read more)

In Settings, I have configured "When using the address bar, suggest..." to use my Bookmarks, and nothing else.

Let's say I have a bookmark for the URL: https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/products/

If I start typing "moz", that bookmark appears in the suggestions, but the autocomplete also offers me the domain's "home" URL, https://www.mozilla.org.

I don't have that "home" URL bookmarked, so I don't want it to be suggested to me - as I told Firefox when I set "Bookmarks" as the only source of suggestions. Often when trying to navigate quickly to a bookmarked page, I assume that autocomplete will be giving me my bookmarked page, and end up accidentally going to the "home URL" instead.

So is there a setting that lets me keep my bookmark suggestions, but disable this "autocomplete with home URL" behaviour?

This isn't specific to mozilla.org: that URL was just an example.

Asked by pg_78 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Containers keyboard shortcut doesn't work

I've been using multi-account containers for a long time. I've always used 'ctrl + shift + # of container' to open new tabs in a specific container. Recently, that featur… (read more)

I've been using multi-account containers for a long time. I've always used 'ctrl + shift + # of container' to open new tabs in a specific container. Recently, that feature has stopped working - but only for some containers? I can still open containers 1 and 2 using that shortcut, but my other containers just don't respond.

I've tried deleting the unresponsive containers and creating new ones, but that doesn't fix the problem. They work great otherwise - I can still open them with my mouse. Is there a fix for this?

Asked by captainblue 1 year ago

Answered by captainblue 1 year ago

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Twitter doesn't load on my main account only on firefox

Dear firefox support team, Since yesterday I've been having twitter act oddly on my on my main twitter account, but only using firefox. It keeps being on the 'try again'… (read more)

Dear firefox support team,

Since yesterday I've been having twitter act oddly on my on my main twitter account, but only using firefox. It keeps being on the 'try again' option window as if the wifi isn't working properly, whilst the Wifi is okay.

It keeps giving me the 'https://twitter.com/?failedScript=main' address too. And I can't think about what Script might be running into an issue. I have access normally on my android phone and google chrome. Doing a 'safe' restart didn't help either, and disabling my extension carried no result either.

I figure, since I can log in on other platforms this might not be a twitter issue, but well, I'm asking here to be sure.

I put an image of the screen I get in the attachments

Thank you

Asked by Xiapher 1 year ago

Answered by Xiapher 1 year ago

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FULL SCREEN: Is there an extension to stop the mouse cursor from activating the toolbars?

If you use Full Screen a lot you'll notice that when your mouse cursor is near the top of the screen it often activates the appearance of the Address and Menu bars and wh… (read more)

If you use Full Screen a lot you'll notice that when your mouse cursor is near the top of the screen it often activates the appearance of the Address and Menu bars and whatever other toolbars you have working. The whole screen suddenly jolts down. Then up as soon as the cursor moves down. I cannot imagine the mindset of the designer that implemented it; must have been someone poor on the keyboard that uses the mouse as much as possible. Alt+D activates the toolbar! We don't need any mouse cursor to display it. Especially as we need to type anyway to use the Address Bar. I searched Add-Ons but couldn't find anything. Any ideas of how to stop the cursor from activating the toolbars? Anything in about:config maybe? Anything I can edit in the files? Please! Let's get some sanity back to Firefox Full Screen.

Asked by moz2u 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Outlook Notifications

I have recently set Outlook Mail to send desktop notifications when email is received. This works when the setting is on. However I have noticed twice in 3 days the setti… (read more)

I have recently set Outlook Mail to send desktop notifications when email is received. This works when the setting is on. However I have noticed twice in 3 days the setting has been turned off- but not by me! This is unacceptable. I would be grateful if you can advise me of anything I can do to ensure that when I change a setting/preference in FF that it stays changed until I select a different setting myself. In the case of email it is important as may miss something important. Thank you,

Steven Kiernan

Asked by Steven 1 year ago

Answered by Steven 1 year ago

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Which files I need to recover my password?

Hi everybody this will be a long question, and I would be really grateful for any kind of help anyone could give me, this is my case: I use `firefox-sync` to manage all … (read more)

Hi everybody this will be a long question, and I would be really grateful for any kind of help anyone could give me, this is my case:

I use `firefox-sync` to manage all my logins information and firefox-sync's password is the unique password I save manually.

Currently I has problems with my O.S and I decided reinstall it. But also I have 2FA enable for mostly of my accounts, and firefox-sync is not the exception, and firefox-sync's 2FA is based on my gmail, so when I tried get logged on firefox-sync, firefox asks me for my verification code, but my verification code is in my gmail, and my gmail's password is in firefox-sync.

So I lost access to all my accounts, I lose my gmail, github, gitlab, stackoverflow, discord, etc etc... :'(

From the gmail side, I tried all that gmail let me try but unsuccessfully.

So, the only possibility that I see, is recover the information of the formatted partition and rebuild the previous state of Firefox. I mean:

Reading about firefox loggins, and taking a look to firefox's workdir (`$HOME/.mozilla`), I see firefox saves login's info in a json file located in `$HOME/.mozilla/$profile$/logins.json`.

So the basic idea is with a data recovery tool, try recover `.mozilla`s directory and replace it over the current environment so when I start firefox can get access to my login's info. But I'm not sure how much it is possible to recover the whole directory, and if is not posible, my question is:

What files next to `logins.json` should be my recovery targets to replace inside the `.mozilla` folder in order to reconstruct my accounts login information?

Asked by 04l3xxxx 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Suddenly, all my familiar Firefox settings across the top of the screen are gone! - File, edit,view,history,bookmarks,etc, Help!! I am lost!

I cannot open my familiar Firefox when I log on. The Firefox settings across the top are gone! It does not show " File,Edit,view,history,bookmarks,etc. Please help - I … (read more)

I cannot open my familiar Firefox when I log on. The Firefox settings across the top are gone! It does not show " File,Edit,view,history,bookmarks,etc. Please help - I am lost (senior citizen, limited digital knowledge!

Asked by mws1 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Group tabs

Hello, for my study I'm searching a lot of information on different websites for different school subjects and have currently accumulated over 1000 tabs open/active in my… (read more)

Hello, for my study I'm searching a lot of information on different websites for different school subjects and have currently accumulated over 1000 tabs open/active in my Firefox (web) on my laptop. I usually open websites and don't close them with the assumption and just to be on the safe side I might need them later. However, I would like to group/bundle these tabs into different categories according to the subjects I'm working to keep it manageable. Is this possible (preferably not by means of an add-on)?

Asked by umit_celebi95 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago