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Accessing Google/Gmail

Im having issues logging on to google and gmail. I have found a loop hole to access gmail(I cant access directly on gmail.com). I cant get use google as a search engine a… (read more)

Im having issues logging on to google and gmail. I have found a loop hole to access gmail(I cant access directly on gmail.com). I cant get use google as a search engine at all. Anyone run into this?

Thanks

Asked by ptyrocc 6 days ago

Need current beta channel profile on release channel Firefox

I am trying to keep a work (Windows 10) and home computer (Mac/Mojave) in sync for my Firefox settings. I have long been on beta update channel at home (now 80.0b3) but … (read more)

I am trying to keep a work (Windows 10) and home computer (Mac/Mojave) in sync for my Firefox settings. I have long been on beta update channel at home (now 80.0b3) but work machine is locked down to release version only (not sure which one that is).

I get the following error when I try to sync or open a release channel version of Firefox

"You've launched an older version of Firefox.

Using an older version of Firefox can corrupt bookmarks and browsing history already saved to an existing Firefox profile. To protect your information, create a new profile for this version of Firefox."

This error dialog offers no options for 'override'.

I need my current user profile to work across platforms and on release channel. I have customizations that I cannot recreate because FF made it too hard to find out how to recreated long-ago and necessary modifications (like killing that bleeping 'throbbing' tab slider that I cannot cope with....and others I don't even know how to describe.

I don't care about bookmarks and browsing history--I never save history and I know how to export, save, and reimport bookmarks.

I care only about my about:config, userchrome and prefs.js and the like.

How can I get around this BUG?

And: am I the only one who thinks the throbbing slider on the loading tabs is the creation of the devil? I can't avoid getting distracted by it--the visual noise is intolerable especially in a work environment.

Asked by Foxfree99 6 days ago

Thumbnails tabs visuall view more then 6

using the CTRL+TAB to show open thumbnails tabs visually is a great feature firefox have over other browsers and what encouraged me to leave chrome. have only 6 inst very… (read more)

using the CTRL+TAB to show open thumbnails tabs visually is a great feature firefox have over other browsers and what encouraged me to leave chrome. have only 6 inst very effective - this needs to be dynamic (for at least 10-15 tabs) and going over the web is seems a lot of people asked this feature.

Is there a way to change this? if not where can I ask a feature request?

Asked by simon.shkilevich 5 days ago

Captcha

Whenever we encounter a Captcha on a site, Firefox does not display it so we can never make contact. Also, we use a site Duolingo for learning a language. It no longer wo… (read more)

Whenever we encounter a Captcha on a site, Firefox does not display it so we can never make contact. Also, we use a site Duolingo for learning a language. It no longer works with Firefox. It works fine with Safari. Can anyone help us in plain English? We are computer nerds.

Asked by alaskanaturally 5 days ago

Firefox Browser Crashes Without Crash Error

I have two issues that seem to be related. I have a Mac (Catalina 10.15.6) and I use the Firefox browser. I've adjusted my preferences and selected Google as my Default S… (read more)

I have two issues that seem to be related. I have a Mac (Catalina 10.15.6) and I use the Firefox browser. I've adjusted my preferences and selected Google as my Default Search Engine. My issue is that when I "Quit" Firefox and open it again my Default Search Engine gets changed to the Browser Default (which seems to be Yahoo but isn't listed as that). I then have to go back to my preferences and change the setting. I've tried Removing all the Search Engines in the One-Click Search Engine list except for Google but when my settings get changed, the Browser Default search engine pops back up in that list. My related issue is that I'll be in the middle of doing things in the Firefox Browser when it will suddenly close. I don't get a warning nor a crash report. It's just suddenly closed as if I "Quit" my browser. When this happens, my Search Engine settings change as well.

To fix this issue I've tried changing settings, tried uninstalling/deleting the Firefox application and reinstalling it from the Firefox website using a different browser. None of these attempts fix these issues. I'm getting quite frustrated with this glitch. I'm a relatively new Mac user so am not as familiar with how to troubleshoot things as deeply as I do in the PC world. I didn't have these issues with Firefox on other OS's (Ubuntu & Windows). Is there a fix that doesn't involve me installing any other external apps?

Asked by friivy 5 days ago

Getting bombarded with spam

Since yesterday, August 4, my Gmail acccount is getting bombarded with spam. Why is this happening and how can I stop it? I have put the strongest controls on Firefox. Th… (read more)

Since yesterday, August 4, my Gmail acccount is getting bombarded with spam. Why is this happening and how can I stop it? I have put the strongest controls on Firefox. Thanks.

Asked by bsa428 5 days ago

Firefox on MacOS Catalina fails to save/restore tabs, whether pinned or otherwise, after shutdown.

Firefox on MacOS Catalina fails to save/restore tabs, whether pinned or otherwise, after shutdown. I have extensions: Bitwarden DuckDuckGo Privacy Amazon smile sponsor r… (read more)

Firefox on MacOS Catalina fails to save/restore tabs, whether pinned or otherwise, after shutdown.

I have extensions: Bitwarden DuckDuckGo Privacy Amazon smile sponsor redirect Amazon Unsponsored YouTube Sponsor block

Tried it with and without these running and FF fails to save my tabs, regardless of shutting down the browser or the OS. This does not occur on Win10 or my Linux distros. I've been trawling forums and help pages and the Interweb casually for weeks now, without success, but getting quite frustrated now; so posting this as a last resort. Thanks in advance of any suggestions.

Asked by rjniblock 4 days ago

Youtube suddenly not working

Hi: Youtube has suddenly stopped working on my Firefox browser for my Mac. It works on Chrome, and on my Firefox app on my iPhone. It was working fine a couple a days ago… (read more)

Hi: Youtube has suddenly stopped working on my Firefox browser for my Mac. It works on Chrome, and on my Firefox app on my iPhone. It was working fine a couple a days ago. I disabled the only extension I had as well as the "Use hardware acceleration" to no avail. Any ideas?

Asked by wdbk1 4 days ago

Firefox not showing photographs when I search kijiji or eBay etc.

As an example, I search kijiji for kid's bicycles. It shows me the various ads but the box where the photo should be is empty. This happens with similar search results as… (read more)

As an example, I search kijiji for kid's bicycles. It shows me the various ads but the box where the photo should be is empty. This happens with similar search results as well - words but no pictures. Have been using Firefox for many years. Why is this happening now. Using iMac with Catalina latest version.

Asked by Zombateen 4 days ago

I have added photos to my top sites on Firefox, but everytime I close my browser the images go away and cannot be added again unless I reset Firefox. (The images for the default top sites are still available though.) How do I fix this?

I don't want to have to reconfigure my settings every time the pictures are gone. It seems silly but it just looks wrong to me and I like seeing the pictures so that I kn… (read more)

I don't want to have to reconfigure my settings every time the pictures are gone. It seems silly but it just looks wrong to me and I like seeing the pictures so that I know at a glance which top site is which. How can I fix this problem of my browser not displaying the images in the top sites correctly after closing the browser? Thank you!

Asked by arielyeungg 4 days ago

Will reinstalling Firefox delete my open tabs?

Okay, so, quick question - I just got a new computer and installed the entire OS (MacOS) directly from my physical backup on . However, Firefox is working quite poorly. I… (read more)

Okay, so, quick question - I just got a new computer and installed the entire OS (MacOS) directly from my physical backup on . However, Firefox is working quite poorly. It's not loading sites properly, e.g. Facebook, and it won't load pictures on a Danish sales platform - and quite a few other places - most importantly it won't load Tinder profiles to swipe in desktop version. Damn it all to hell!

Also, several of the tabs have a weird, white line under them, and it started blinking with this weird red line in the very top of the browser.

However, if I were to reinstall Firefox altogether, would that delete all my open tabs (of which I have a couple of hundreds)? As per advice from a few geeks, I cleared my entire history to see if it made a difference - alas, the problems continued and multiplied.

If reinstalling and/or refreshing the browser will delete all my tabs - what are my options?

Asked by jsiinus 3 days ago

Black thumbnails pages previews by Ctrl + Tab

When I use shortcut control + Tab with Firefox 79.0 (64-bit) (MacOS Catalina Version 10.15.6 (19G73)) i to often see blank page miniatures but not real page thumbnails. L… (read more)

When I use shortcut control + Tab with Firefox 79.0 (64-bit) (MacOS Catalina Version 10.15.6 (19G73)) i to often see blank page miniatures but not real page thumbnails. Looks like Firefox made page snapshots not so often or correct.

Asked by Donald 2 days ago

Colors on Firefox (MacBook Pro) are overly saturated compared to Chrome and Safari

Firefox is displaying overly saturated colors in comparison to browsers such as Chrome and Safari. I attempted to fix this using about:config (gfx.color_management.mode … (read more)

Firefox is displaying overly saturated colors in comparison to browsers such as Chrome and Safari. I attempted to fix this using about:config (gfx.color_management.mode = 1) and restarted Firefox, but the issue was not fixed. Please let me know how I can solve this.

Thanks, utkp

Asked by utkp 2 days ago

Website shortcuts could be improved

Hi folks! I'm currently using an website that could as well be a standalone app. I'd love it to show up in my Mac dock as a normal app, similar to what the "Create shortc… (read more)

Hi folks! I'm currently using an website that could as well be a standalone app. I'd love it to show up in my Mac dock as a normal app, similar to what the "Create shortcut" functionality does in Chrome. Create a desktop shortcut to a website Firefox's "shortcut" functionality seems to only work in Windows, and does not seem to provide the same full experience. I'd love to see this feature in Firefox soon.

Asked by TomasAG 1 day ago

Will not screen share with permissions granted 'default'

I am trying to share a screen on a separate monitor inside of webinarjam. The permissions are set to default. I select the screen 2 or screen 1 and it will not share- at … (read more)

I am trying to share a screen on a separate monitor inside of webinarjam. The permissions are set to default. I select the screen 2 or screen 1 and it will not share- at all. What can I do? Thanks Scott

Asked by doc14 1 day ago