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white bars on sides of window when title bar is disabled

Since three updates ago there are white bars on three sides of my Firefox window whenever I disable the title bar. (The bars should be visible if you open the first pictu… (read more)

Since three updates ago there are white bars on three sides of my Firefox window whenever I disable the title bar. (The bars should be visible if you open the first picture I've attached over a coloured background. The second picture shows the bars disappearing when the title bar is switched on.)

This problem persists in Safe Mode and even after a fresh installation of Firefox, so I am confident that my add-ons and themes are not the issue. The bars also show up when using the Firefox default theme, so a custom theme is not the problem either.

I have also tried, to no avail: Updating my graphics driver, changing my screen scaling, cleaning the registry. And of course simply restarting my computer.

I am at a loss as to what the issue is or how I can fix it.

Asked by white_bars 1 month ago

Answered by white_bars 1 month ago

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Firefox 89 useragent weirdness

Firefox 89.0.2, windows 10 pro with latest updates I had trouble with two sites - they were displaying the mobile view instead of the desktop view. I looked at the 'gener… (read more)

Firefox 89.0.2, windows 10 pro with latest updates

I had trouble with two sites - they were displaying the mobile view instead of the desktop view. I looked at the 'general.useragent.override' string in about:config. It was set to "Windows". I changed it to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT x.y; rv:10.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/10.0 and then the sites displayed correctly.

But now, duckduckgo and google are displaying strangely (perhaps they are showing the mobile version of the website?? Beats me.)

There are 3 other useragent config variables in about:config  : dom.push.userAgentID 66cb7374724c47149c50bf2c98c7f97c general.useragent.compatMode.firefox false useragentswitcher.version 0.7.3

(Plus, there are 4 'devtools' variables.)

Are those correct? Am I missing some? What else should I look at in order to fix duckduckgo and google?

Thanks!

PS: duckduckgo and google display correctly in Chrome. But I do not want to use Chrome.

PPS: I uploaded screenshots showing what google looks like on Firefox and on Chrome.

Asked by northernBorder 4 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 months ago