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Using the -no-deelevate command option on a second profile

I have been using the -no-deelevate command line option to launch my main browser profile with a shortcut to Firefox.exe without any problem since it became necessary. Ho… (read more)

I have been using the -no-deelevate command line option to launch my main browser profile with a shortcut to Firefox.exe without any problem since it became necessary. However, I am unable to start my other profile to allow dragging. Is there a way to do it, please?

Asked by Straydog 6 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Set custom homepage url

This is the custom url I wish to set as my homepage in Android and on desktop. https://www.startpage.com/do/mypage.pl?prfe=0c4aa570cecf36f8ba47bd3de42f8a5e33db9aa88304c3e… (read more)

Asked by Woody 2 hours ago

Speed Dial [FVD]

You turned off Speed Dial FVD without a word of warning !!!! Up to 3 days to make backups! I have lost dozens of links to websites important to me. This is disgusting. Th… (read more)

You turned off Speed Dial FVD without a word of warning !!!! Up to 3 days to make backups! I have lost dozens of links to websites important to me.

This is disgusting. This is not the first time this has happened. I support you financially and you are giving me a crap in my life.

I am TOTALLY disappointed in you.

Asked by todus 13 hours ago

Last reply by ConnieVH 5 hours ago

Completely lost control of Firefox

Firefox has gone mad. Have refreshed. Cannot control screen layout. I want the sidebar option for bookmarks. Have dragged what I want into the option box and presse… (read more)

Firefox has gone mad. Have refreshed. Cannot control screen layout. I want the sidebar option for bookmarks. Have dragged what I want into the option box and pressed button 'Done'. Nothing happens. I have now lost all the bars.

Have used Firefox happily for about 15 years, but now it looks as if I will havve to abandon it for a less good browser.

My email address is alastair.tilbury@btinternet.com

Asked by alastair.tilbury 7 hours ago

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Custom (System installed) fonts in Firefox?

I have some fonts that I have installed through normal methods. They are all ttf files. However, they do not show up in the firefox change fonts dialog box. Even many pre… (read more)

I have some fonts that I have installed through normal methods. They are all ttf files. However, they do not show up in the firefox change fonts dialog box. Even many pre-installed fonts do not show up. Websites are only able to use the local fonts listed in this dialog box. How will I then be able to use those fonts?

Asked by Arnav Bhate 3 weeks ago

Answered by Arnav Bhate 11 hours ago

How to change or disable default keyboard shortcuts

I want to disable the F12 shortcuts that open the developer tools, because I use this shortcuts to open a different application (yakuake) How do we change the default key… (read more)

I want to disable the F12 shortcuts that open the developer tools, because I use this shortcuts to open a different application (yakuake)

How do we change the default key bindings?

Asked by hello_world 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

Cannot disable fullscreen animation (F11)

Hi, I'd like to disable that annoying animation when going to fullscreen (by hitting F11). Supposedly, setting the following should work: Go to about:config Set: full-scr… (read more)

Hi, I'd like to disable that annoying animation when going to fullscreen (by hitting F11). Supposedly, setting the following should work:

Go to about:config

Set: full-screen-api.transition-duration.enter 0 0 full-screen-api.transition-duration.leave 0 0 full-screen-api.transition.timeout 0 full-screen-api.warning.delay 0 full-screen-api.warning.timeout 0

Restart

However, this does not have any effect in Firefox 94.0 on Ubuntu. Is this a bug/regression? Or is there some other way to disable the animation?

Asked by Bla Blubb 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 hours ago

New install of ublock origin - cannot find the icon

I just turned off AdBlock Plus in the Add-Ons screen and downloaded ublock origin to try it out. There is no icon for this new plug in to be found anywhere. I can manuall… (read more)

I just turned off AdBlock Plus in the Add-Ons screen and downloaded ublock origin to try it out. There is no icon for this new plug in to be found anywhere. I can manually go in and change the settings on this plugin in the add-ons screen but there is no icon anywhere to go in quicker or to show a report of how many items were blocked. When I try to Customize my toolbars, the icon is not available there either. The nearest threads I can find on this topic are from 2018 and their solutions are very basic use. Yes, of course I restarted the browser. TIA.


uBlock Origin: 1.39.0 Firefox: 87 filterset (summary):

 network: 83588
 cosmetic: 80376
 scriptlet: 18231
 html: 598

listset (total-discarded, last updated):

 added: 
   adguard-annoyance: 47817-586, now
 default: 
   ublock-filters: 30169-27, now
   ublock-badware: 3455-1, now
   ublock-privacy: 182-0, now
   ublock-abuse: 70-0, now
   ublock-unbreak: 1706-0, now
   easylist: 61109-543, now
   easyprivacy: 26327-473, now
   urlhaus-1: 10038-0, now
   plowe-0: 3699-3, now

filterset (user): [empty] modifiedUserSettings: [none] modifiedHiddenSettings: [none] supportStats:

 launchToReadiness: 1924
 launchFromSelfie: false

Asked by dlafontaine2 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 14 hours ago

non pervasive change to applications/actions

Hi read your article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-fix-preferences-wont-save I have changed the action for content type "mail to" to my default email app ou… (read more)

Hi read your article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-fix-preferences-wont-save

I have changed the action for content type "mail to" to my default email app outlook. Despite this when I click on an embedded web page mail to link, the action reverts to the new office "mail" app which I do not want. When I get to the section in your article "User.js file overriding Firefox settings" as the next step in trying to fix the issue, and follow the instruction "Click the Firefox menu - and select Exit." then I am thrown out of the dialogue, it is not logical. Please advise as I don't even know if the user.js is causing the persistence?

Thanks Andrew

Asked by woodsterofarabia 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 15 hours ago

Remember authorized application

Hello ! I'm pretty new packager and i have to deploy Firefox ESR for 5000 users thought SCCM using a simple powershell scripts, copying files, configs etc.. With the late… (read more)

Hello !

I'm pretty new packager and i have to deploy Firefox ESR for 5000 users thought SCCM using a simple powershell scripts, copying files, configs etc..

With the latest 91 ESR one, I'm not abble to make the Browser auto checking the pop up anymore (see picture bellow). This pop up authorising Citirix Storefront to be opened with Citrix Receiver.

I thought it was the handlers.json ("receiver":{"action":4}}}) but it does not work : when the users will gonna update the browser, i'm afraid the will be lost with this popup.

Do you guys would know how to deal with it ?

A big thanks Rem

Asked by remrom 18 hours ago

Last reply by remrom 18 hours ago

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Remove Search function in Address Bar

Hello. After reading numerous posts addressing similar issues & having no success, I've decided to post a question of my own. I am running the current version of fire… (read more)

Hello. After reading numerous posts addressing similar issues & having no success, I've decided to post a question of my own. I am running the current version of firefox, 94.0.2. I use the Search Bar religiously for searches to sites like google, wikipedia, youtube, amazon, and ebay. I NEVER use the address bar for searches. I have attempted to disable all functionality associated with searching via the address bar. When I go to the address bar, it is because I have a specifc url I know I want to type with a specific destination in mind. Occasionally, I have a need to just go to the home page of one of my search sites, most often it's amazon.com. Recently (not sure which version of firefox) I've found when I go to the Address Bar & type amazon.com, I cannot just go to amazon.com, instead the address bar turns into a search bar. How do I disable this? Its driving me mad! I swear I've disabled every option I can within about:config related to urlb. Please Help. I don't want to switch to Chrome, but I'm tired of my settings getting messed up every time mozilla pushes a new version.

Asked by andrewpatricksmith 1 day ago

Answered by andrewpatricksmith 22 hours ago

I cannot get autocomplete to quit bringing up a site even though I've asked it to forget it

I've tried everything to get it to quit bringing up this site when I start typing. It is NOT in my bookmarks. "Shift Delete" does nothing except remove the letters that … (read more)

I've tried everything to get it to quit bringing up this site when I start typing. It is NOT in my bookmarks. "Shift Delete" does nothing except remove the letters that are selected. Telling it to forget the site in history also does not work. Yes, it removed it from history, but it still comes up as a suggestion.

Please help!

Asked by edmark 1 day ago

Firefox 93.0 always attempts to restore previous session, even though I have that option disabled.

I want to completely disable the 'restore previous session' option. I want to start a new session with my preset home pages 100% of the time. Having Firefox display a pag… (read more)

I want to completely disable the 'restore previous session' option.

I want to start a new session with my preset home pages 100% of the time.

Having Firefox display a page 'unable to restore previous session' with the options of 'display previous' pages and 'start new session' is inconvenient at best. I do not want to see that page, I just want Firefox to automatically start a new session every time I open it.

In the Tools menu settings tab, the 'Restore previous session' checkbox is not checked.

Asked by nitehawke13 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

History panel always on.

Whenever I start firefox the history panel is always up, I turn it off in view and ctrl-h but everytime I start firefox its up on every window again by default. How do I … (read more)

Whenever I start firefox the history panel is always up, I turn it off in view and ctrl-h but everytime I start firefox its up on every window again by default. How do I disable this panel, I never use it. Thank you for your time.

Asked by Phildo 1 day ago

FVD Speed Dial (disabled)

Hi, I have been using FVD Speed Dial and created quite number of shortcuts for browsers. It was disabled without notified by Firefox. Anyway I can retrieve the link of sh… (read more)

Hi, I have been using FVD Speed Dial and created quite number of shortcuts for browsers. It was disabled without notified by Firefox. Anyway I can retrieve the link of shortcut I created? Or can I enable to FVD Speed Dial for a day for me to copy all the shortcuts? Thank you.

Asked by hongpl22 3 days ago

Last reply by ray.buttifant 1 day ago

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New Version Searching

I don't really have a question. I have looked on the Mozilla site for a place to email the developers. I'm not happy with the new version of Firefox (attached) I have to … (read more)

I don't really have a question. I have looked on the Mozilla site for a place to email the developers. I'm not happy with the new version of Firefox (attached) I have to go into History and restore tabs every time I restart my computer, I like to have many tabs continuously open so this doesn't suit me at all. Also the new search function at the top of the screen in the typical URL box is not nice, I preferred when the search was in a box in the middle of the screen and suggestions popped up when you start typing a search. Suggestions don't pop up in the new Firefox version.

I really enjoy Firefox and have been using it many years, I just wanted to share my opinions of the new version.

Asked by garthcusters 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago