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Web search with |Firefox

Suddenly, when I search the web with a topic search term, e.g. "thrombin", I get the error message: 'The page you are looking for cannot be displayed because an invalid m… (read more)

Suddenly, when I search the web with a topic search term, e.g. "thrombin", I get the error message: 'The page you are looking for cannot be displayed because an invalid method (HTTP verb) is being used.' Can you help me resolve this problem?

Asked by hvoorhis 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Recommended by pocket

Hi, I love my recommended by pocket on my new tab or when firefox opens. Yesterday Firefox asked me if I'd like to try a new setting disabling all cookies, I did opt in. … (read more)

Hi, I love my recommended by pocket on my new tab or when firefox opens. Yesterday Firefox asked me if I'd like to try a new setting disabling all cookies, I did opt in. After that my recommended by pocket disappeared. I opted out of disabling all cookies, but it hasn't reappeared. I checked about:config and the setting for recommendations is true. Please help!

Asked by slothmoving 3 weeks ago

Answered by slothmoving 3 weeks ago

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certain characters show up wrong on homepage

I have seen this in some past versions of FF It usually goes away after a few upgrades Instead of whatever it's supposed to display, you can see that it shows some ran… (read more)

I have seen this in some past versions of FF It usually goes away after a few upgrades

Instead of whatever it's supposed to display, you can see that it shows some random characters.

Annoying. I dont even remember what it's actually supposed to show

Asked by j45000 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Firefox use what to choose folder in KDE Plasma?

I use firefox since I go to college. When I got some problems, I try to check firefox use what to pick folder? I use Manjaro Plasma. I find chrominum use kdialog. But fi… (read more)

I use firefox since I go to college. When I got some problems, I try to check firefox use what to pick folder? I use Manjaro Plasma. I find chrominum use kdialog. But firefox looks not though both use gtk3 as UI

Firefox choose folder got wrong when use a USB HDD

Asked by kearney 1 month ago

Answered by kearney 1 month ago

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Secondary right-side navigation slider missing

My Firefox has suddenly stopped working when websites have menus you need to scroll through on the right side. Example: websites where you are drilling down through filt… (read more)

My Firefox has suddenly stopped working when websites have menus you need to scroll through on the right side. Example: websites where you are drilling down through filter options, or in Ancestry where you will typically open a record in the hints screen and scroll down through the detail. The right scroll navigation causes the whole page to scroll up and down; there's no way to navigate down in the sub-display. I have run FF in safe mode, and done a scorched-earth uninstall/reinstall and the problem persists even with no plug-ins restored. This is on a machine running Windows 11. The machine crashed right before this became a problem. Sites work in Edge without issue.

Asked by swalker7736 1 month ago

Answered by swalker7736 1 month ago

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Change hover color on menus

Hi, I would like to change the light grey hover color on menus (e.g. yellow), see attachments, probably using userchrome.css. Does anyone know the correct code to do this… (read more)

Hi,

I would like to change the light grey hover color on menus (e.g. yellow), see attachments, probably using userchrome.css.

Does anyone know the correct code to do this please?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Paul 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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one website login problem

I have just installed V.100 and have come across a small problem. I can't sign into 'The Canberra Times' site. The option to sign in is missing from their home page. It i… (read more)

I have just installed V.100 and have come across a small problem. I can't sign into 'The Canberra Times' site. The option to sign in is missing from their home page. It is there using MS Edge or Chrome and I can login to the site on those two browsers. This does not seem to be a problem with other websites that I have tried since the new version!

I can't even begin to imagine what might be going on with a situation like this! Thanks.

Asked by john.kelly11 1 month ago

Answered by jth 1 month ago

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How to unbind Ctrl+K?

I was using Ctrl+K on some websites to do things like site-specific search, task bars, and so forth, but recently Firefox started capturing it for focusing on the search/… (read more)

I was using Ctrl+K on some websites to do things like site-specific search, task bars, and so forth, but recently Firefox started capturing it for focusing on the search/address bar (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/keyboard-shortcuts-perform-firefox-tasks-quickly#w_search).

Is there a way to unbind `Ctrl+K` in Firefox?

Asked by astrojuanlu 1 month ago

Answered by astrojuanlu 1 month ago

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Select Box has white text on white backgroud, only visible when hover over

Hi, Since upgrading to FF100, almost all of the 'select' boxes on my webpages have white text on a white (or very light) background, and are only visible when hovered ove… (read more)

Hi,

Since upgrading to FF100, almost all of the 'select' boxes on my webpages have white text on a white (or very light) background, and are only visible when hovered over, see attached screenshot.

How can I rectify this please?

Asked by Paul 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Ellipsis in tabs, instead of text fade, is it possible ?

I've tried everything I could find , to add to my userChrome.css or to change about_config, but to no avail . Bookmarks in Firefox use ellipsis , is there any way to use … (read more)

I've tried everything I could find , to add to my userChrome.css or to change about_config, but to no avail .

Bookmarks in Firefox use ellipsis , is there any way to use them in tabs as well ?

Asked by karlserer 1 month ago

Answered by karlserer 1 month ago

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Firefox 100, Google Services disconnects after a few minutes of having a tab open.

Having any google related webpage open for more than a couple of minutes causes it to disconnect (gmail, calendar). This results in no connectivity to any Google services… (read more)

Having any google related webpage open for more than a couple of minutes causes it to disconnect (gmail, calendar). This results in no connectivity to any Google services. Opening new tabs will refuse to load even Google.com. The only fix is to completely close out of Firefox and relaunch. But having gmail open for a few minutes will result in it disconnecting again.

The issue persists in 'troubleshooting mode' as well as after doing a refresh. I have experienced this now for the past couple of weeks on my Windows 10 work laptop. I have also seen this on 2 different Linux machines in the past few days. I had attempted to disable http3 and telemetry settings from an older post I had found, but no luck. Not sure what else to try at this point.

Asked by mcg 1 month ago

Answered by Terry 1 month ago

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Why does Firefox keep logging me out of the browser every time I exit?

First, I apoligize if this is not correctly posted here but this kind of fit multiple categories. I love Firefox and have used it for quite a long time. However, recentl… (read more)

First, I apoligize if this is not correctly posted here but this kind of fit multiple categories.

I love Firefox and have used it for quite a long time. However, recently I have had multiple issues, most which have not been resolved. This issue however needs to get fixed because I cannot do this every time. For some reason, if I close the browser and open it again, my account has been disconected and it wants me to log in again. I did find a post regarding this from 10 months ago which a user stated the following:

"Your ‘logged-in’ status is stored in special cookies. If the cookie is removed, you are logged out.


You may be in Private Browsing mode or told Firefox not to remember.

Type about:preferences#privacy<enter> in the address bar. The button next to History, select Use Custom Settings.

Turn off Always Use Private Browsing Mode Turn on Remember My Browsing And Download History At the bottom of the page, turn on Clear History When Firefox Closes. At the far right, press the Settings button. Turn on ONLY Cache and Form And Search History leaving the others off."

I followed this hoping it would be the end of it but it still keeps on happening. If I can't get a solution to this, I will have to use another browser. I hate to think that will happen as no other browser has been as good a fit as Firefox but as I am sure you can imagine, this is getting to be too difficult of a process to do 10-20 times a day.

Thank you for reading and I hope someone has some sort of idea on how I might overcome this annoyance. Stay safe and healthy!

Asked by Paul Sybrandy 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Opening links / tabs behaviour help

I've recently made the switch to Firefox coming from Opera, and there's a few behaviours I'm missing / haven't figured out how to set up to match what I'm used to. Could … (read more)

I've recently made the switch to Firefox coming from Opera, and there's a few behaviours I'm missing / haven't figured out how to set up to match what I'm used to. Could someone point me in the right direction?

1) When I click an external link (e.g. in Discord) to open in browser (Firefox is now default), it opens the link but it overrides the currently selected tab rather than opening a new tab.

2) Following on from that, clicking the link also doesn't make Firefox the active window. Previously if I opened a new link from elsewhere, the other browser would come to the front. Can Firefox do that too?

I currently have it set so that opening a link in a new tab doesn't switch to that tab. Which is behaviour I want (if I'm doing that in Firefox itself).

Asked by BraXzy 1 month ago

Answered by YongHan 1 month ago

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Memory leak problem in Facebook

Hello, I have trouble with browsing Facebook, sometimes there is a huge memory leak (please check the first uploaded image), and as you can see in the second uploaded ima… (read more)

Hello, I have trouble with browsing Facebook, sometimes there is a huge memory leak (please check the first uploaded image), and as you can see in the second uploaded image, after I "end task" the Firefox tab that use a lots of memory, the Facebook tab crashed. The third uploaded image is the addons I have installed.

Is there a way to solve this? I go to about:memory and click on all there buttons in "Free memory" but that seems to have no effects.

Thank you for your time, Tom.

Asked by Tom Kazansky 1 month ago

Answered by Terry 1 month ago

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what is going on???

This problem just started today. I am very angry. what is going on with Firefox? Websites are filled to the brim with annoying ad's. and you tube videos are constantly in… (read more)

This problem just started today. I am very angry. what is going on with Firefox? Websites are filled to the brim with annoying ad's. and you tube videos are constantly interrupted with ad's!!!!! What is with all the ad's? This problem has not existed until today. Please STOP this! And, No, I can not just wait a few seconds then click on "skip ads" because I am looking at videos on a computer screen while sitting away from the computer in a chair so constantly having to get up, walk to the computer, click on "skip ads", walk back to my chair is an annoyance! Just stop with all the ads!

Asked by maryconstancelowery 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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PLEASE HELP ASAP - CANNOT CONNECT TO GOOGLE OR GMAIL!!!

duplicate of /questions/1376873 thread. What is going on? After doinf a reset to try and get rid of the yahoo redirect malware attached to the Firefox browser, now I cann… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1376873 thread.

What is going on?

After doinf a reset to try and get rid of the yahoo redirect malware attached to the Firefox browser, now I cannot access google search engine within firefox, or my gmail email account. I get the error messages attached below. I have spent hours looking on your support pages and tried all ways and NOTHING WORKS!!!!

FIrefox has been my default browser for years but if you cannot fix this very annoying and frustrating bug, I will be forced to your Chrome.

Very unhappy with this

I am using a MacBook Pro and latest version of FIrefox 100.0

PLEASE HELP ASAP!!!!!

Asked by nz.jason.duncan 1 month ago

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PLEASE HELP ASAP - CANNOT CONNECT TO GOOGLE OR GMAIL!!!

What is going on? After doing a reset to try and get rid of the yahoo redirect malware attached to the Firefox browser, now I cannot access google search engine within fi… (read more)

What is going on?

After doing a reset to try and get rid of the yahoo redirect malware attached to the Firefox browser, now I cannot access google search engine within firefox, or my gmail email account. I get the error messages attached below. I have spent hours looking on your support pages and tried all ways and NOTHING WORKS!!!!

FIrefox has been my default browser for years but if you cannot fix this very annoying and frustrating bug, I will be forced to your Chrome.

Very unhappy with this

I am using a MacBook Pro and latest version of FIrefox 100.0

PLEASE HELP ASAP!!!!!

Asked by nz.jason.duncan 1 month ago

Answered by nz.jason.duncan 1 month ago

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PLEASE HELP ASAP - CANNOT CONNECT TO GOOGLE OR GMAIL!!!

duplicate of /questions/1376873 thread. What is going on? After doing a reset to try and get rid of the yahoo redirect malware attached to the Firefox browser, now I cann… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1376873 thread.

What is going on?

After doing a reset to try and get rid of the yahoo redirect malware attached to the Firefox browser, now I cannot access google search engine within firefox, or my gmail email account. I get the error messages attached below. I have spent hours looking on your support pages and tried all ways and NOTHING WORKS!!!!

FIrefox has been my default browser for years but if you cannot fix this very annoying and frustrating bug, I will be forced to use Chrome.

Very unhappy with this.

I am using a MacBook Pro and latest version of FIrefox 100.0

PLEASE HELP ASAP!!!!!

Asked by nz.jason.duncan 1 month ago

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Restricted Access using Mozilla

I mistakenly blocked a website that I use all the time this morning. I am not getting a big red exclamation point and it says Restricted Access. I need to regain access… (read more)

I mistakenly blocked a website that I use all the time this morning. I am not getting a big red exclamation point and it says Restricted Access. I need to regain access to this site as I use it daily for business. Help! Thanks.

Asked by stlhseeker 1 month ago

Answered by Terry 1 month ago