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PDF Access

When I try to open any PDF file, I have to Browse to find my pdf viewer (Flexipdf). I do that and also check your "Save this for future" option. Every time I try to open … (read more)

When I try to open any PDF file, I have to Browse to find my pdf viewer (Flexipdf). I do that and also check your "Save this for future" option. Every time I try to open a pdf after that I still have to go through all the Browse steps. I also set up Flexipdf in your Settings and it just gets ignored.

Asked by DLD 23 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 hours ago

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stopping Firefox asking to update pwd

Hello. I want to save my username in websites but not password, so I ended up saving the real username and a fake pwd (and I type it manually everytime I want to login). … (read more)

Hello. I want to save my username in websites but not password, so I ended up saving the real username and a fake pwd (and I type it manually everytime I want to login). Is there a way for disabling Firefox asking to update the saved password (but keeping the 'fake' pwd saved)? Thanks.

Asked by solquest3 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Can't sign in to any G-mail account through firefox

Neither my wife nor I can sign in to our G-mail accounts through Firefox on this computer. We have no problem signing in with either account through another computer. W… (read more)

Neither my wife nor I can sign in to our G-mail accounts through Firefox on this computer. We have no problem signing in with either account through another computer. When clicking "Sign in," we get a page related to cache and cookies.

I have gone through the steps to delete "cache & cookies" for MY gmail account with no change in behavior. (My wife did not want me to remove hers because she believes (probably correctly) that her password memory on the PC would be erased!

I suspect we'll have to remove ALL google info from this computer, but don't know how to go about it. The only "App" listed with a google name is Google Chrome.

Suggestions? Remove and reinstall Firefox? Ditto Chrome? (Running Firefox 94. something.) I'd like to see her stick with Firefox, but this is a real barrier.

Asked by rhbohl 22 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 17 hours ago

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Fonts have an issue with being too thin and hard to read.

My firefox browser has had issues displaying fonts when I have the "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" box checked. Its not all webp… (read more)

My firefox browser has had issues displaying fonts when I have the "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" box checked. Its not all webpages as some have more bolded fonts, but it is more than one site.

I have scoured these forums trying to locate an answer, but for some reason the fonts are still so thin and unreadable. I have even erased all existence of firefox from my computer and reinstalled, but the issue still remains.

Please help me.

Asked by sauerbrendan 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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firefox cannot run online games but chrome can run games just fine

Hello, i've recently made the switch from Chrome to Firefox. However, I am someone who enjoys playing games in their browser. And it occured to me, that firefox seemingly… (read more)

Hello, i've recently made the switch from Chrome to Firefox. However, I am someone who enjoys playing games in their browser. And it occured to me, that firefox seemingly lags and stutters whenever i try to play a game.

The two games i have tested are Zombs Royale and Wormax IO. These are two very minimalistic games with nothing much to them. The slowest computers can handle them...

I have a GTX 1080, with 12 gb of rams. I also tested on my laptop, which has unknown specs, but 4gb of ram.

Both devices performed worse then how they would perform in chromium based browsers. I wish to stick with firefox, as i hear security is a virtue with Mozilla, and Chrome really just wants to steal your data.

I might add, that i did follow a couple steps to make my browser more secure, I didn't disable stuff like webgl, but i disabled a bunch of other settings, here is the video i followed:

https://youtu.be/xxWXLlfqNAo

I did install a few add-ons, such as Privacy Badger, uBlock Origin, HTTPS Everywhere, and nightTab(I had this on chrome, and without it i feel home sick.)

I am unsure why these problems occur, as far as i know, my computer should be able to handle this.

I cannot find any other questions related to this, and it is really odd to me. I should also mention, Firefox is also quite slow anyways, it just feels slower than chrome, so i'm unsure if it's an optimization issue or what, but this occurs on all of my computers.

I hope someone can help me thank you.

Asked by official.skylightgaming 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Suddnly Font Changed in Firefox (Facebook.com) & Font Readability issue on facebook

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1359341] Recently i seen Facebook font is not readable and I'm having issue reading it. i refreshed Firefox - not so… (read more)

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Recently i seen Facebook font is not readable and I'm having issue reading it.

i refreshed Firefox - not solved i uninstall Firefox and reinstall - not solved i created new profile in Firefox - not solved i created new user in windows 10 - not solved

Troubleshoot mode on - solved

if i disable option "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" - solved. But i don't want to use this solution as other websites are getting affected. Kindly someone can help me?

Attached Proof of webpage.

Asked by ray.excel75 1 day ago

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Speed Dial Pettiness!!!!!!!!!!

speed Pettiness seems to rule our culture today. Been using speed dial for five years. BRING IT BACK!!!!!!!!! Firefox/HOYLE needs to mature!!!!!!!!!!!! Will be leavin… (read more)

speed Pettiness seems to rule our culture today. Been using speed dial for five years. BRING IT BACK!!!!!!!!! Firefox/HOYLE needs to mature!!!!!!!!!!!! Will be leaving Firefox as this " ucking childish crap is not why Im with you.

Asked by L Mnchstr 1 day ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 day ago

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Not getting live chart data on Binance.us

I am not getting live site data like I should be getting on Firefox 94.0.2 (64-bit) . I need to refresh the page to get current chart data. It should be updating in real … (read more)

I am not getting live site data like I should be getting on Firefox 94.0.2 (64-bit) . I need to refresh the page to get current chart data. It should be updating in real time. I access binance.us on Microsoft Edge and it works fine, I get live chart trading data on the binance.us site on Edge. How do I fix this?

I have inspected the page and I keep getting theses error messages. These messages come up in troubleshooting mode as well.

Referrer Policy: Ignoring the less restricted referrer policy “origin-when-cross-origin” for the cross-site request: https://frontend-m.binance.cloud/monitor/v1/log

Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at https://frontend-m.binance.cloud/monitor/v1/log. (Reason: CORS request did not succeed).

POST https://www.binance.us/gateway-api/v1/private/account/kyc-certificate/get-new-kyc-status [HTTP/2 401 Unauthorized 98ms]

POST https://www.binance.us/gateway-api/v1/private/account/user/base-detail [HTTP/2 401 Unauthorized 177ms]

Asked by Kaleb 4 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago

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Instagram Displays Texts in Icon and posts

Whats happening? I have already ticked "websites using their own fonts" Icons and Posts are displayed with text with no reason? Some stories you can see bust most of them… (read more)

Whats happening? I have already ticked "websites using their own fonts"

Icons and Posts are displayed with text with no reason? Some stories you can see bust most of them are not displayed

Its the only site that has problem in firefox and you cant even do something, firefox turns it into a broken site.

Asked by lostre5 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Firefox will not open

Firefox browser will not open. The FF icon is located in my taskbar (Windows 10). When I rest the mouse on this icon I see a very small representation of a website. When … (read more)

Firefox browser will not open. The FF icon is located in my taskbar (Windows 10). When I rest the mouse on this icon I see a very small representation of a website. When I click on the icon I see flash of some sorts on the desktop for about a nano second but the browser will not open.

I uninstalled FF and reinstalled. FF would open OK and I had no problems opening various websites. However, after I closed FF and attempted to open it up again it would not and so I am back to the original problem.

As I needed to access a website, I attempted to open Microsoft Edge and experienced the exact same problem. With the Microsoft Edge browser icon in the taskbar I can see a very small representation of a webpage but this browser will not open either.

Any assistance you can give me will be much appreciated, Con Van Dyk

Asked by kboy 3 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago

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FVD Speed Dial (disabled)

Hi, I have been using FVD Speed Dial and created quite number of shortcuts for browsers. It was disabled without notified by Firefox. Anyway I can retrieve the link of sh… (read more)

Hi, I have been using FVD Speed Dial and created quite number of shortcuts for browsers. It was disabled without notified by Firefox. Anyway I can retrieve the link of shortcut I created? Or can I enable to FVD Speed Dial for a day for me to copy all the shortcuts? Thank you.

Asked by hongpl22 5 days ago

Last reply by ray.buttifant 2 days ago

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Failure to transfer a profile to a new computer

I want to transfer a Firefox profile from my old computer to a new computer. The online info has been distinctly unhelpful. I copied the profile from my old computer put … (read more)

I want to transfer a Firefox profile from my old computer to a new computer. The online info has been distinctly unhelpful. I copied the profile from my old computer put it in the Profiles folder on my new computer but FIREFOX does not notice it. What is the problem?

Asked by buyer11 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

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Installing Firefox on Macbook

i wish there was a "Comments" section on https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/mac/ so i could tell people "NEVER use this!!" i tried last week, downloaded and installed.… (read more)

i wish there was a "Comments" section on https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/mac/ so i could tell people "NEVER use this!!"

i tried last week, downloaded and installed. The installation process, after unpacking the download, tried to install a "helper application". Popped up a dialog box asking for an admin userid+passwd. (even though i was obviously already running as an admin user... because i was in the middle of doing the install.) This was not an iOS dialog box from Apple, and it didn't have an option for scanning my fingerprint; this was something the "helper app" was doing on its own. Well i gave it my userid+password, and it went on to say the installation failed, and bombed out with no Firefox installed on my machine. Now, for all i know, my credentials are out there, God only knows where. So i had to go change my passwd on all of my machines.  :(

Asked by rdb1 2 days ago

Answered by James 2 days ago

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forgetting about a website

So i wanted to forget about this one website because it keeps automatically recommending it to me because of my browser history for it. i just want to go to this bookmark… (read more)

So i wanted to forget about this one website because it keeps automatically recommending it to me because of my browser history for it. i just want to go to this bookmarked site but it ALWAYS goes to the one thats in my history. i clicked "forget about this site" yet it still pops up. please help.

Asked by Alec 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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error 15

I was shopping on shop.in-n-out.com after placing 2 items in my cart, my screen changed to Error 15. I can't get back into in n out no matter what I try. https://shop.in-… (read more)

I was shopping on shop.in-n-out.com after placing 2 items in my cart, my screen changed to Error 15. I can't get back into in n out no matter what I try. https://shop.in-n-out.com/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=blackfridaypromo2021

Asked by aprilfear 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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www.wp.pl portal not working correctly anymore

Hello, since a week or so portal I frequently use - www.wp.pl started to work really slow. It crashes all the time, browser becomes inoperative, closes by itself, etc. It… (read more)

Hello,

since a week or so portal I frequently use - www.wp.pl started to work really slow. It crashes all the time, browser becomes inoperative, closes by itself, etc. It obviously happens to all pages, articles, services related to wp.pl. I cannot open a single page from wp.pl domain without issues. Before it was working completely fine, all of this started to occur for no reason. Also, it happens to wp.pl only. All other pages/portals/platforms function normally. I checked on different browsers - IE, Edge, Chrome and it works fine. I also cleared cache/cookies/browser history in Firefox and this didn't help at all. Therefore there must be something wrong with Firefox browser. Could you please investigate?

Thanks, Jacek

Asked by fjacek 1 week ago

Answered by fjacek 2 days ago

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Open New Window in Running Instance from the outside

Dear Community, I recently updated Firefox on my Gentoo system (Window Manager is Ratpoison). I had a shortcut <Ratpoison escape key>-F to open firefox. Before the … (read more)

Dear Community,

I recently updated Firefox on my Gentoo system (Window Manager is Ratpoison). I had a shortcut <Ratpoison escape key>-F to open firefox. Before the update I used to press this combination again and another FF window comes up without any problems. Thus, I had 5-6 running FF windows on a normal working day, each with several tabs in it.

Since the update, when I use the same method, no new window appears but after a few seconds the message window comes up saying that the running instance is not responding and that FF could not be started. I know the problem with concurrent access of the profile. But, there was (and should be) the functionality that FF connects to a running instance and opens a new window in it. Unfortunately, I do not know how this works programmatically. I already installed dbus (and yes, I also started the dbus daemon) to ensure that this is not the reason - I usually do not use dbus in my setup.

Is there a way to reliably trigger the running instance to open a new window from my window manager? How does this "connection to a running instance" usually works? Why is it not working? What can I do to use it, are there any requirements needed?

Thank you very much for your effort to help me out.

Kind regards - M4tze

Asked by m4tze 3 days ago

Answered by m4tze 3 days ago

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Where Does Firefox Store Locations of Used Websites?

This the second time I am entering this problem -- the first time Firefox refused to let me return to this site. First, I am running Firefox on Ubuntu, but Ubuntu is not … (read more)

This the second time I am entering this problem -- the first time Firefox refused to let me return to this site.

First, I am running Firefox on Ubuntu, but Ubuntu is not relevant because the same issue occurs in Windows.

Whenever I access a file, for example, one at https://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Chioneosoma, its color (which is programmable) changes from a light bluish green to a deeper violet. Where is this color-difference stored? I have thousands of WikiSpecies files I have accessed, and they all show the violet "accessed" color if I ever have opened the file to read its contents. The problem is that when Ubuntu has to be reinstalled, I can add references to all my files, but the color-changes seem to be lost. This is a serious issue, because I currently have over 50,000 files referenced (and saved in my directory file:///home/jwill/Documents/WikiSpecies/Animalia_Plantae_8) and am still adding to them!

I think the storage location must be somewhere in one or more of the following files ('_' replaced '/'):

   _home_jwill_.mozilla
   _home_jwill_.cache_mozilla_firefox 
   _home_jwill_.cache_MM_firefox
   _usr_lib_firefox

Can you please tell me where the list of accessed files is stored? Whenever I enter a referenced directory, to access it, the color changes; so, Firefox must be able to store a reference to each new referenced directory name.

Asked by jwill1000000 5 days ago

Answered by jwill1000000 4 days ago