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how to restore Firefox status bar to show URL under cursor

Firefox 115.11.0esr from openSuse doesn't display a status bar at the bottom of the window. How can I restore this feature to display the actual URL of a "link" under th… (read more)

Firefox 115.11.0esr from openSuse doesn't display a status bar at the bottom of the window. How can I restore this feature to display the actual URL of a "link" under the cursor, as in Thunderbird?

Asked by konsultor 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 weeks ago

Latest Update deleted addon extension

After the latest update (Monday) my Lastpass extension icon disappeared from the extension toolbar. It was still listed in the Add-ons and themes page. How do I get it v… (read more)

After the latest update (Monday) my Lastpass extension icon disappeared from the extension toolbar. It was still listed in the Add-ons and themes page. How do I get it visible again? I've tried to right click the Lasspass icon but "pin it" does not appear. I've deleted the extension, rebooted and reinstalled with no difference.

Asked by rvolkwein3 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

mouse pointer

mouse pointer is nice size in general but becomes VERY small when I go into websites. this happens when i use either floorp or firefox but is fine when i use chrome( woul… (read more)

mouse pointer is nice size in general but becomes VERY small when I go into websites. this happens when i use either floorp or firefox but is fine when i use chrome( would rat5her not use google). i just don't see where I can fix this in Firefox settings

Asked by bill morin 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

translating webpage from Arabic to English

translating webpage from Arabic to English How can you not have the option to translate form Arabic? How can you be so behind? Firefox is such a disappointment in so many… (read more)

translating webpage from Arabic to English How can you not have the option to translate form Arabic? How can you be so behind? Firefox is such a disappointment in so many ways

Asked by trishbed 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Video download helper icon does not appear on Firefox toolbar

I am setting up a new mac computer (Mac book Air M3 with Sonoma 14.3). I have installed Video Download Helper. The icon appears in the Applications folder and the Dock, b… (read more)

I am setting up a new mac computer (Mac book Air M3 with Sonoma 14.3). I have installed Video Download Helper. The icon appears in the Applications folder and the Dock, but not in the Firefox toolbar. How can I get the icon back? Many thanks.

Asked by Ron Vernon 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Norton Safe Search

My default search engine was Norton Safe Search but now it does not appear as one of the options to choose. I cannot remember all of them. Bing and Google are two of them… (read more)

My default search engine was Norton Safe Search but now it does not appear as one of the options to choose. I cannot remember all of them. Bing and Google are two of them but not Norton Safe Search although I have been able to add it to the toolbar. Why is it no longer one of the options?

Asked by ju.col 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

Tabs bar is scrolling

I can't find a way to disable tabs scrolling. This is highly confusing, I have to always look for my tabs and do extra clicks and scrolling. This is very distracting. Als… (read more)

I can't find a way to disable tabs scrolling. This is highly confusing, I have to always look for my tabs and do extra clicks and scrolling. This is very distracting. Also those two buttons - "<" & ">" - they occupy extra space. The left one is especially annoying because I expect a "+ new tab" button to be there. I don' want to test/use this new experimental feature, how can I turn this off? Thank you.

Asked by Arseniy Fomchenko 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

Can I opt out of AI browser features?

I am very strongly opposed to any AI features being forced on me. When I opened Amazon today I discovered Fakespot had turned it self on. Might there might be some way to… (read more)

I am very strongly opposed to any AI features being forced on me. When I opened Amazon today I discovered Fakespot had turned it self on. Might there might be some way to edit my config file to not have this happen again?

Asked by Alexander Shields 1 week ago

Last reply by Paul 1 week ago

visited links colors

With color perception limited vision, I cannot distinguish default colors for visited/not-visited link colors. I tried changing colors in Settings via: Colors / Override… (read more)

With color perception limited vision, I cannot distinguish default colors for visited/not-visited link colors. I tried changing colors in Settings via:

Colors / Override FF's default colors for text, website backgrounds, and links:

I changed the colors to what suits my needs BUT just changing those colors ALSO put focus(?) lines around various texts and randomly changes colors elsewhere in arbitrary fashion making my changes unacceptable. What am I doing wrong?

I am not stupid, but I do not understand the langauge used in describing "modifications." It would be useful for people in similar states of lack of knowledge to have at least maps/legends of web pages explaining the arcane language of webs.

TIA Stephen

Asked by stephen11962 5 months ago

Last reply by Terry 5 months ago

FireFox homepage background image

Hello there, Iam facing a problem with changing Firefox homepage background. I tried every solution, tutorial, oldposts etc. nothing seems to work, here is what I tried. … (read more)

Hello there, Iam facing a problem with changing Firefox homepage background. I tried every solution, tutorial, oldposts etc. nothing seems to work, here is what I tried. -1- The chrome folder is in the right folder. -2- the naming of both CSS files userChrome, userContent. -3- enabled CSS files at startup -4- search for both CSS files in the browser toolbox for some reason I cannot find both CSS files, even though they are in the chrome directory. Also, I have 2 chrome folders one of them is located here. "AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\shaf5qn0.default-release\storage\permanent\chrome" the other one I created myself which is here "AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\shaf5qn0.default-release\chrome" I tried to delete the first one but I cant, I get an error that this file is being used even though I did close Firefox. What I am missing here?

Asked by Yassen Redwan 5 months ago

Last reply by Agent virtuel 2 months ago

desktop bookmark folders and customising search

I really like Firefox, and have been using it for many years. I even used Netscape navigator back in the bad old days! But there are two things that really annoy me: - I… (read more)

I really like Firefox, and have been using it for many years. I even used Netscape navigator back in the bad old days! But there are two things that really annoy me:

- I can't seem to be able to place bookmarks into folders on the desktop (like I can with Vivaldi). For example: I visit a lot of news sites, so I'd like to have a folder called "News", and put them all it there instead of having my news site bookmarks all over the desktop. I just find it a cleaner way to organise my desktop.

- I can't seem to customize my search, apart from selecting between the default search engines. I'd like to be able to search "google.co.za" instead of "google.com", but there doesn't seem to be a way of changing that (again, like I can with Vivaldi).

If I could sort these issues out, Firefox would be my main browser, and I'd scrap Vivaldi as I find that it's getting too "heavy". (Of course, maybe these features contribute to that!)

Thank you.

Asked by Mike Stroud 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

how to turn off news feed when starting firefox browser in windows 11

I have new windows 11 laptop. I added firefox browser & made it my default. It displays a news feed upon starting. I've never seen this on earlier versions. How can I… (read more)

I have new windows 11 laptop. I added firefox browser & made it my default. It displays a news feed upon starting. I've never seen this on earlier versions. How can I turn it off? I don't want anything displayed except a search box & my bookmarks. If this can't be disabled I will be looking for a different default browser :( Thanks.

Asked by worthyweeds 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

New FF version colors the active tab and page to an ugly and vey annoying yellow. How do I turn that OFF?

New FF version colors the active tab and page to an ugly and very annoying yellow. How do I turn that OFF? It's neither pleasing nor necessary, and I, for one, hate it. … (read more)

New FF version colors the active tab and page to an ugly and very annoying yellow. How do I turn that OFF? It's neither pleasing nor necessary, and I, for one, hate it.

Asked by Roger Franz 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Can t hide the video controls bar on Coursera website

As the title says when I am using the video player on Coursera website I am not able to hide the control bar while on fullscreen mode (even if I don t move my mouse for m… (read more)

As the title says when I am using the video player on Coursera website I am not able to hide the control bar while on fullscreen mode (even if I don t move my mouse for more than 15 seconds). I ve attached a screenshot with the control bar being displayed. (also the captions are overlapping with that control bar) I ve also tried different ways of opening the fullscreen mode (click on the "Full Screen" button or by pressing 'F'). I don t have this problem on websites like YouTube.

Asked by ELCO11 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Disappearing menu bar

Current version of Firefox on Windows 11. Menu bar hidden when Firefox started. I have tried every setting suggested and understand how to turn it on, but next time I sta… (read more)

Current version of Firefox on Windows 11. Menu bar hidden when Firefox started. I have tried every setting suggested and understand how to turn it on, but next time I start Firefox, menu bar is hidden again. Reinstalling Firefox -- no joy. Restarting in safe mode -- no joy. Help!

Asked by Andrew Boots 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

How to remove toolbar ?

I want to remove the top toolbar. I actually use the plug-in called “New windows without toolbar” for this, but I have to activate this plug-in by clicking on it every ti… (read more)

I want to remove the top toolbar. I actually use the plug-in called “New windows without toolbar” for this, but I have to activate this plug-in by clicking on it every time. I want the toolbar to not appear at all when Firefox first opens, how can I achieve this?

Sorry for English..

Asked by Daktylos Rivel 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

video stats

I want to see the stats for the video currently playing (resolution, frame rate, etc...) i've confirmed this setting media.video_stats.enabled is true. i right click o… (read more)

I want to see the stats for the video currently playing (resolution, frame rate, etc...)

i've confirmed this setting media.video_stats.enabled is true.

i right click on a video but no option to see stats.

does this exist? i've looked for an extension too but cant find any.

Asked by mrsteve0924 5 months ago

Last reply by Stephen Finkel 5 months ago