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Open bookmark as pinned tab

I am looking to a way to open specific bookmarks open as pinned tab. If there is no way, accept this as a feature request which can add an option in bookmark properties t… (read more)

I am looking to a way to open specific bookmarks open as pinned tab. If there is no way, accept this as a feature request which can add an option in bookmark properties to enable this bookmark open as pinned tab instead normal tab. Thanks.

Asked by Amir 1 year ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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Turn off "Executable files may contain viruses or other malicious code" warning

When downloading pdf, html and other files I recently started getting an "Executable files may contain viruses or other malicious code" warning. This is annoying and defi… (read more)

When downloading pdf, html and other files I recently started getting an "Executable files may contain viruses or other malicious code" warning. This is annoying and definitely nothing I didn't know. Besides, many of these files were written by me, so this simply represents an additional annoyance in my workflow. How do I permanently disable this behavior?

Asked by redask9 1 year ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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No audio in Firefox

I run Firefox in Ubuntu 18.04.4. Sometime yesterday audio went away in Firefox. I still have audio on Chrome. I have tried disabling add-ons, clearing cache (including co… (read more)

I run Firefox in Ubuntu 18.04.4. Sometime yesterday audio went away in Firefox. I still have audio on Chrome. I have tried disabling add-ons, clearing cache (including cookies), resetting Firefox back to default, and have checked my preferences, Nothing works. What is next?

Asked by David Hartung 1 year ago

Answered by Mick 1 year ago

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UPDATE FIREFOX TO ITS LATEST VERSION

update fire fox to its latest version.I have done it over and over I have restarted over and over could you make it more complicated Should i go back to school what do … (read more)

update fire fox to its latest version.I have done it over and over I have restarted over and over could you make it more complicated Should i go back to school what do you want me to do

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Asked by p clarke 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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In any instance where a conext menu is custom, right click's context menu shows on top of the custom conext menu

To reiterate, websites the employ a custom right click context menu work, but doesn't override the default Firefox context menu. The websites I've tried to use the right… (read more)

To reiterate, websites the employ a custom right click context menu work, but doesn't override the default Firefox context menu. The websites I've tried to use the right click context menu are Slack, and Gmail.

Attached is a screenshot of me trying to right click an e-mail inside Gmail's website.

I've tried searching the web and starting Firefox in safe mode, but I still haven't been able to solve this issue.

  • Firefox 76.0.1 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu canonical - 1.0

Asked by Michael Agard 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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when i click on a firefox tab it opens in a new window

when i click on a firefox tab it opens in a new window. I use linux mint. Firefox 77.0.1. I have checked in safe mode - problem persists Refreshed firefox - problem pe… (read more)

when i click on a firefox tab it opens in a new window. I use linux mint. Firefox 77.0.1. I have checked in safe mode - problem persists Refreshed firefox - problem persists re-installed firefox - problem persists.

What can I do - I do not want to use another browser

Asked by dennis.guerra 1 year ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 1 year ago

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Using Mozilla.cfg to focus a custom new tab page

Hi everyone, I am having trouble getting my custom new tab page to be focused when opened (instead of the address bar). I am currently using the `autoconfig.js` + `mozill… (read more)

Hi everyone,

I am having trouble getting my custom new tab page to be focused when opened (instead of the address bar).

I am currently using the `autoconfig.js` + `mozilla.cfg` approach to overriding the `AboutNewTab.jsm` service with a custom local file. This is working great with the two files containing this code:

autoconfig.js: ``` pref("general.config.filename", "mozilla.cfg"); pref("general.config.obscure_value", 0); ```

mozilla.cfg: ``` // Custom firefox config

let { classes:Cc, interfaces:Ci, utils:Cu } = Components;

try {

 Cu.import("resource:///modules/AboutNewTab.jsm");
 let newTabURL = "file:///home/vallode/Documents/test/index.html";
 AboutNewTab.newTabURL = newTabURL;

} catch(e) { Cu.reportError(e); } ```

I have been attempting to use the `gBrowser` global to add an event listener to the new tab opening, but with no success. Could anyone point me in the right direction for something like this?

Asked by Vallode 1 year ago

Answered by Vallode 1 year ago

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key4.dab compatibility

Hi, are the files key4.dab logins.json generated on a 64bit Firefox compatible with a 32 bit version? The reason is that in the 32 bit one all my "user & PW" data ..… (read more)

Hi, are the files key4.dab logins.json

generated on a 64bit Firefox compatible with a 32 bit version?

The reason is that in the 32 bit one all my "user & PW" data .... abruptly vanished. So I wished to use the existing data to restore the configuration.

Both PC are running LINUX: - 64bit has Linux Mint - 32 bit has Kubuntu

Thanks in advance for your time! Alberto

Asked by pio1955 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Firefox hang when "Firefox Home Content" are untiked - Not happening before

Hello, Since about 3 weeks, Firefox hang on certain websites while trying to load them, when un-ticking all "Firefox Home Content" items. When those things are ticked, e… (read more)

Hello,

Since about 3 weeks, Firefox hang on certain websites while trying to load them, when un-ticking all "Firefox Home Content" items. When those things are ticked, everything is fine. Wasn't happening before. Often a gray geared wheel appear and at other times only the "tab text" appear, please see the attached screen shot. I'm able to click on "File Edit View...", the items present on the bookmark toolbar, "Refresh", "Home" but the action is executed only when Firefox un-hang. I'd already get a look at Firefox help tutorials but there was nothing about "The "Firefox Home Content" can cause Firefox to hang".

It take me about 10 minutes to load this current page. "Firefox Home Content" are not ticked right now.

Thanks,

Guillaume

Asked by Guillaume Soucy 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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import passwords from vivaldi

hi all, i try to import all passwords from vivaldi to firefox 78.0.2 but looks like there is completely no option to do that. the only export option is when i open impor… (read more)

hi all, i try to import all passwords from vivaldi to firefox 78.0.2 but looks like there is completely no option to do that. the only export option is when i open import wizard which tells me "no programs that contain bookmarks...could be found" which is complete nonsense as i have a vivaldi running and full of passwords. please do not advise me to put manually every password,i have close to 100,coze this will not happened. btw,im on latest manjaro xfce,just fyi if its important. thx for help in advance.

Asked by Me 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Hide Firefox titlebar (border) in Linux (Openbox)

I use openbox as my windowmanager with NO desktop environment on Archlinux. I want to hide the titlebar (border) but when using openbox this option is NOT SHOWN. It is sh… (read more)

I use openbox as my windowmanager with NO desktop environment on Archlinux.

I want to hide the titlebar (border) but when using openbox this option is NOT SHOWN. It is shown when i use another Desktop Environment like xfce4 or Gnome.

In the past i found out that a variable like DESKTOP_ENVIRONMENT, DE or XDG_SESSION_DESKTOP could be set with the value of another Desktop Environment to mislead Firefox.

However, i can't find the right variable any more and i have been googling and googling for days :-(

Please help, i like openbox & firefox (without titlebar)

Asked by ron80 1 year ago

Answered by ron80 1 year ago

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Help debugging popup windows

Not sure what the right place for this is; I wasn't able to find a Firefox support forum specifically for web developers. If anybody knows of a more appropriate forum, pl… (read more)

Not sure what the right place for this is; I wasn't able to find a Firefox support forum specifically for web developers. If anybody knows of a more appropriate forum, please let me know.

I'm trying to intercept the opening of a popup window from JavaScript, but I can't find any way to trigger the debugger on this condition, and I don't want to set the breakpoint manually because the source I'm working with is obfuscated and it would take a lot of work to track it down manually. I currently have Firefox 68 ESR, but I could upgrade if needed. Does any version of Firefox have a way to set a breakpoint on new tabs/windows opened from JavaScript, or is there a way to break on the `window.open` function which I suppose is what is being used?

Asked by jakob6 1 year ago

Answered by jakob6 1 year ago

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How do I turn off **background** updates?

Firefox will periodically broken at any time of day, in the middle of a work emergency, because it performed an update in the background. I am *not* looking to disable up… (read more)

Firefox will periodically broken at any time of day, in the middle of a work emergency, because it performed an update in the background. I am *not* looking to disable updates, which is all I can find information on. I still want the ability to install them when they're available or when I start or exit firefox, or whenever it might be. But I need to be able to have control the "feature" of Firefox just randomly and unpredictably crashing during the workday. How do I disable or workaround this feature?

Asked by cerealboxconspiracy2 1 year ago

Answered by Seburo 1 year ago

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Firefox can't change programme info on BBC sounds "my sounds"

Hello There is a facility on the new (about 2 years old) BBC sounds "my sounds" app that Firefox is unable to use. The facility is known either as "remember where you are… (read more)

Hello

There is a facility on the new (about 2 years old) BBC sounds "my sounds" app that Firefox is unable to use. The facility is known either as "remember where you are on a programme" or "pick up where you left off on a programme" I am using a Linux PC and a Windows desktop with the same problem on both.

I have checked with the BBC and confirmed that I have the correct settings and cookies enabled, which I am able to change through Firefox, but Firefox can't store how many minutes in I am on a programme, although it can access the same information when that is stored by Internet Explorer. In other words if I listen for 10 minutes to a particular programme on Internet Explorer, then stop and find it on Firefox, Firefox always goes back to that 10 minute spot, no matter how much further I listen. I am in contact with the BBC about this too.

Asked by benaround3 1 year ago

Answered by child_duckling 1 year ago

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firefox thinks google hangouts has a network problem

I am running with firefox 79.0 and am using ubuntu 18.04 I have been using google hangouts for some time with no problems but, now, it will no longer work. It tells me t… (read more)

I am running with firefox 79.0 and am using ubuntu 18.04

I have been using google hangouts for some time with no problems but, now, it will no longer work. It tells me that I have a problem with my camera/video and to check my network. My network is dandy. The only thing I could think of is that its a firefox problem. To check that I brought up google chrome and tried hangouts there and it worked just fine.

I have searched for a solution and found none although there has been an ongoing problem with hangouts for some time.. I suspect that some of the stuff that has been added to firefox to be the culprit but am not sure - hence this.

If anybody has a clue please let me know - thank you!

Asked by greg 1 year ago

Answered by greg 1 year ago