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Configure close button for tabs in macOS at the left like Safari web browser

In macOS close buttons are located always at left side. Is there an option to move or change close button to the left? Instead of having it to the right like in windows. … (read more)

In macOS close buttons are located always at left side. Is there an option to move or change close button to the left? Instead of having it to the right like in windows.

Asked by cagoscra 1 day ago

Partial crash recovery of Firefox Windows and tabs

I had a partial crash of Firefox browser where some windows with multiple tabs closed. I believe it was caused by my processor overheating. After correcting my processo… (read more)

I had a partial crash of Firefox browser where some windows with multiple tabs closed. I believe it was caused by my processor overheating. After correcting my processor overheating issue and restarting, the remaining windows that were open before the reboot restored as the previous session but the windows and tabs that crashed did not recover. Would those be backed up anywhere?

Asked by maier.orders 1 day ago

Firefox Container

Hi, I have Firefox installed running under Windows 10. I have a number of extensions installed including Firefox Containers. I have had to change my router. When I res… (read more)

Hi, I have Firefox installed running under Windows 10. I have a number of extensions installed including Firefox Containers. I have had to change my router. When I restart my system with the new router connected to the internet and open Firefox I find that I cannot open any websites assigned to personal containers.

I switched back to my old router and everything works ok - I can open all sites including those assigned to containers.

When I switch back to usuing my new router however I again find I cannot access sites assigned to containers - error message is “Secure Connection Failed”.

I’ve removed the Firefox container extension.

Using my old router I can connect to all websites in the normal expected manner - none show they are assigned to Containers.

Using my new router however I still find that having opened Firefox I cannot access any website previously assigned to a Container. If I use another browser (Edge), trying to open a website previously assigned to a Firefox Container simply opens my router home page.

It would appear therefore that despite having removed the Firefox Container extension, when I boot up and connect to the internet via my new router there is still information stored somewhere on my system which is preventing my accessing websites previously assigned to containers.

How do I remove all necessary information from my system so that I can access all websites?

Thanks for your help

Asked by Anon 4 days ago

Lost ONLY browser connection on wifi source laptop although windows test states it is fine.

2 laptops were syned to your browser , this one is windows 8 and uses a ethernet cable the other one is on wifi and windows 11 which all of a sudden is not responding to … (read more)

2 laptops were syned to your browser , this one is windows 8 and uses a ethernet cable the other one is on wifi and windows 11 which all of a sudden is not responding to load the websites although after running on it prefectly until this morning, the windows troubleshooter shows the wifi signal is connected and fine, please check and advise.

Asked by sbootech 4 days ago

Can Sync end up out of sync?

I have a spare computer I don't use frequently, but which has a synced Firefox installation on it. I am concerned that as I add and remove bookmarks, it will get further … (read more)

I have a spare computer I don't use frequently, but which has a synced Firefox installation on it.

I am concerned that as I add and remove bookmarks, it will get further behind and, when it is reconnected, will cause deleted bookmarks to reappear or new bookmarks to disappear. Alternately I'm concerned that the change queue might exceed some size and cause sync to generally fail across my devices. My tablet got "stuck in the past" once and couldn't send or receive new bookmarks despite Sync seemingly working and connected, so I'm worried that perhaps that's what happened already.

On the other hand, if I were to remove that device from Sync, what happens if I were to add it back to Sync?

...If I deleted its bookmarks during or after disconnecting it? I feel like this might cause the bookmarks on my other devices to get deleted too.

...If I don't delete its bookmarks? I feel like this might cause any bookmarks I deleted in the interim to reappear.

Also, is there a maximum size to Sync? I have several thousand bookmarks.

Asked by CallMeSteve 1 day ago

Kaggle versions page takes minutes to load in new Firefox profile, not on Chrome

I'm using a kaggle "kernels" (code notebooks). When I click the number of notebook versions (to view the past code runs and results) in the top right corner of the page (… (read more)

I'm using a kaggle "kernels" (code notebooks). When I click the number of notebook versions (to view the past code runs and results) in the top right corner of the page (https://www.kaggle.com/<user>/<notebook>/edit -- I unfortunately can't share my own notebook), the page very often takes at least 30 seconds to respond to most clicks (like clicking a particular run to cancel it or see its results). Sometimes I give up before it loads. I think it might get worse if the number of code runs is close to 100. The issue remains even in a fresh Firefox profile, even after a reload. Chrome has no trouble with the same exact page.

macOS, Firefox 101.0.1 (64-bit)

Asked by c0292ag0j 6 days ago

Firefox cookie protection working?

I'm using the latest Firefox 101.0.1 (64-bit) in Windows 10 21H2 (64-bit). I've got Enhanced Tracking Protection set to Strict so the new Total Cookie Protection should b… (read more)

I'm using the latest Firefox 101.0.1 (64-bit) in Windows 10 21H2 (64-bit). I've got Enhanced Tracking Protection set to Strict so the new Total Cookie Protection should be working. To test this I went to https://www.grc.com/cookies/forensics.htm but it shows that 3rd party cookies aren't being isolated. Is this a Firefox issue or is this a problem with the website? Is there another website or way to test the new Firefox Total Cookie Protection?

Asked by Rockin' Jerry 4 days ago

PDFs Download Without Filename, only as "pdf"

Whenever I download a PDF file from any site, it downloads without a filename and only as "pdf". I have to rename the file to include "somefilename." in front of the "pdf… (read more)

Whenever I download a PDF file from any site, it downloads without a filename and only as "pdf". I have to rename the file to include "somefilename." in front of the "pdf" name already present in order to open it.

I attempted a download in Troubleshoot Mode and the issue still persisted. Downloads work fine in Chromium-based browsers so it doesn't seem to be an issue with the site (as a whole at least).

Asked by Colton 6 days ago

PDF radio buttons all selected on printout

Hello, I have a pdf with two either/or Radio Buttons that will deselect one button when the other is checked. It works properly when the pdf is loaded in Firefox when you… (read more)

Hello, I have a pdf with two either/or Radio Buttons that will deselect one button when the other is checked. It works properly when the pdf is loaded in Firefox when you click on both buttons to test them out. However, when you go to print the pdf after having checked both they will both be checked on the printed version (be it a new pdf export or physical print). This has only started happening within the past week or two. And this does not happen in Chrome or Edge. Please help. Thank you.

Asked by st31283511 4 days ago

Prevent auto-connect of firefox sync

Hi, I am a keen user of Firefox Sync (across multiple devices) and also use a primary password to keep the passwords store secure. I understand that Firefox Sync needs to… (read more)

Hi,

I am a keen user of Firefox Sync (across multiple devices) and also use a primary password to keep the passwords store secure.

I understand that Firefox Sync needs to get its password somewhere so that it can connect when Firefox starts. I would prefer that Firefox Sync either does not autoconnect, or autoconnects with a delay.

Even better, I would prefer if Firefox Sync did not need the password store to connect (it could use a session key that is periodically updated), and if the primary password was only requested the first time entering an actual password was needed.

In an old question, 2 options are mentionned to prevent autoconnect and to set the autoconnect delay. They do not work in Firefox 101 Have they disappeared?

Asked by Thomas 6 days ago

Firefox 94 works in background tabs without focus where the latest one does not

Hi Support team, I would like to know what changes have been made after version 94 in firefox which changed the visibility logic. The websites work in background tab with… (read more)

Hi Support team,

I would like to know what changes have been made after version 94 in firefox which changed the visibility logic. The websites work in background tab without the focus in version 94 where as the latest version requires the tab to be in focus or active. Could you please let me know if there are any config changes made in firefox by default for inactive tabs or tabs which are not focused. If so, could you please let me know what changes are required to get the same behavior for inactive tabs as version 94.

Thank you

Asked by engagehitsmail 6 days ago

Bookmark folders in a variety of colours

Hello, I have an extensive collection of bookmarks in bookmark folders. A few are a more important than others. To me, the easy solution would be when I could colour a f… (read more)

Hello, I have an extensive collection of bookmarks in bookmark folders. A few are a more important than others.

To me, the easy solution would be when I could colour a few folders - say blue or red.

I searched the web a bit and this is a quite hotly discussed topic. If solutions are offered, it's adding code etc. That's not for me and the results are dubious anyway.

Firefox has been around for a very long time. There are updates quite frequently. None ever feature colouring bookmark folders. Is that really so difficult? I realize this is not of vast importance, but it would be helpful to have a feature like that.

Is there a particular reason why this seems to be so difficult?

Hoping for a helpful answer.

Regards

Asked by Jozzig 6 days ago

"The connection was reset" on localhost for local React project (works in all other browsers)

Trying to load the page http://localhost:3000/ in Firefox shows an error message: "The connection was reset" The Browser Console shows no messages when trying to connect,… (read more)

Trying to load the page http://localhost:3000/ in Firefox shows an error message: "The connection was reset"

The Browser Console shows no messages when trying to connect, and the error appears instantly. The page loads fine on all other browsers.

I also tried installing Firefox Developer Edition (first run on machine, no extensions) and I see the same behavior.

Firefox 101.0.1 (64 bit) macOS 11.4

Asked by Marcelo Gheiler 17 hours ago

And Firefox is a "good deal" . . .?

So, here's how CenturyLink responded to my recent "cry for help" (as Rick Astley sang . . .). I am sorry to hear of the issues you faced trying to find an email address f… (read more)

So, here's how CenturyLink responded to my recent "cry for help" (as Rick Astley sang . . .).

I am sorry to hear of the issues you faced trying to find an email address for CenturyLink. There is a known issue with Firefox not working with our website. The best way to access our website is by using Google Chrome and making sure the pop up blockers are not activated. Unfortunately, as the issue is with the Firefox browser, there is nothing we can do to fix that issue.

Well, guess it's time . . . after all these years . . . to rethink my interest in Firefox, eh?

Asked by Hikermann 3 days ago

History hijacked--who gave 'em the keys?

I appreciate that there is a ton of functional tools working well and that there are an equal number of problems backlogged, and I appreciate all the good hard work and t… (read more)

I appreciate that there is a ton of functional tools working well and that there are an equal number of problems backlogged, and I appreciate all the good hard work and the genuine help that is done. Having said that,

WHY IN THE HELL HAS MY HISTORY BEEN HIJACKED? I am forced to use fOOGLE fHROME by UNINTELLIGENT FORCES but I use FIREFOX FOR A HANDFUL OF IMPORTANT THINGS. I need to revisit a VERY IMPORTANT WEBSITE LAST VISITED a few months ago, which should be easily spotted but when I OPENED MY HISTORY AND CAN ONLY SEE MOUNTAINS OF fOOGLE GARBAGE.

I read that you guys went corporate, but I didn't think you would sell out to fOOGLE. You used to be the best. Now you are subservient to the worst. It's a damn shame; no wonder everyone is losing trust in Foxzilla.

Now I'm forced to waste this time (a second time, as I was stupid enough to click on Share Data below which wiped out my previously more polite comment/question).

Asked by yegongniu 13 hours ago

Auto pop ups problem in Excel

Since switching a couple of days ago to Firefox I have encountered non-stop problems when typing in data in Excel ....every time I type a word 3 alternatives pop up &… (read more)

Since switching a couple of days ago to Firefox I have encountered non-stop problems when typing in data in Excel ....every time I type a word 3 alternatives pop up & cannot get rid easily-any advice greatly appreciated otherwise will have to return to Chrome ..ugh !

Asked by nigelbmorgan 3 days ago

My Ajatix Drop Down Menus not working with Firefox

I use Ajatix drop down menus in my website https://luresnreels.com. My .css and .js files in my website don't function apparently. The drop down menus do not work in Fire… (read more)

I use Ajatix drop down menus in my website https://luresnreels.com. My .css and .js files in my website don't function apparently. The drop down menus do not work in Firefox, but do work in Chrome and Edge. Looks like it's not working on my iPhone also. I have a new desktop computer with Windows 11 home edition. Ajatix used to work fine on my old Windows 10 computer. What to do? Thanks

Asked by ron151 8 hours ago