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Add Blocking on MacBook Pro not working right

After the last update to Firefox on my Mac Book Pro running Mac-OS Monterey, I was offered an update to Ad Block Plus. This add-on, AdBlocker Ultimate shows as installed… (read more)

After the last update to Firefox on my Mac Book Pro running Mac-OS Monterey, I was offered an update to Ad Block Plus. This add-on, AdBlocker Ultimate shows as installed but it won't run at all and shows as disabled and my existing AdBlock Plus quits working. I'm using Adblock Plus on my windows based computers with all synced together with the Mac Book and the Windows computers are OK, but not the Mac Book. Is there any way to get my Mac Book working correctly? In addition the last update to Firefox on the Mac Book opens by offering me "Life in Color" every time it starts up. How long do I have to tell it I'm not interested? Thanks for your help.

Asked by Franklin.Siegrist 1 week ago

Answered by Franklin.Siegrist 2 minutes ago

Search engine add-ons

The search engines I've added do not appear in the list after clicking the green + sign in the search box and they do not appear in the list in the options either. I use… (read more)

The search engines I've added do not appear in the list after clicking the green + sign in the search box and they do not appear in the list in the options either. I used the "add more search engines" found in the bottom of the search engines list to find the missing engines and add them again, but when I find the engine I want to add there is only the "remove" button. So this tells me the missing engines in the list are still there but not accessible. I tried removing the added search engine and then adding it again but this did not make them appear in the search engine list. Everything was working fine until getting the last update before Firefox 89. Is there a way to fix this???

Asked by heyfucyou 5 months ago

Last reply by sideburns 1 hour ago

Address bar is not blank anymore when pressing alt+home

Since couple days ago, Firefox started to put "about:home" in the address bar when pressing alt+home. How can I get back the blank (ready to type) address bar? Holding ba… (read more)

Since couple days ago, Firefox started to put "about:home" in the address bar when pressing alt+home. How can I get back the blank (ready to type) address bar? Holding backspace all the time is quite annoying :P

Asked by esselfe 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

How to hook Mac OS "Dictionary" up with Firefox

I would like Firefox to access the Mac OS "Dictionary" for immediate definitions, the way it accesses its own dictionary for spelling, or as Mac's Safari, accesses the Ma… (read more)

I would like Firefox to access the Mac OS "Dictionary" for immediate definitions, the way it accesses its own dictionary for spelling, or as Mac's Safari, accesses the Mac dictionary. I see nothing listed in Firefox>Services, nor does the OS's Services Preferences show Firefox as an app to connect services to. I can always get the definition with a right-click on the highlighted word, but I'd like the definition to be a readily available as the spelling.

TIA,

Asked by wbps 6 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

browser oversized wont stay at resized position after restarting browser, cpu was shut down last night cpu was fine, off for ten hrs restarted, everything on cpu oversized, reset icons n windows, started firefox it to was oversiz

how to keep browser from resizing after shutdown? oversized by 20% on restart , happened last night after a uneventful cpu shutdown, upon restart this morning cpu windows… (read more)

how to keep browser from resizing after shutdown? oversized by 20% on restart , happened last night after a uneventful cpu shutdown, upon restart this morning cpu windows enlarged to "large icons" those were reset, open firefox it to was enlarged, reset to 80% zoom , but it will not stay 100% size is NOT 100% size i want or had, how to set so it will stay...and why did it change in first place "on its own" thanx for your help...vic

Asked by oetkbtytr 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Turn off update nag on MacOS

What is the way to turn off the daily firefox update popup nag on MacOS? I've noticed Mozilla is heavy handed at shoving updates down your throat that break things but a… (read more)

What is the way to turn off the daily firefox update popup nag on MacOS? I've noticed Mozilla is heavy handed at shoving updates down your throat that break things but always come up short on communicating what changes were made. The last update broke printing and now it takes 2 minutes for timeout to occur every time I want to print a page. So I know there is a large community of users who want to turn off update nags, suppose every one of those users submitted a new complaint on a daily basis to nag Mozilla to turn the f*cking update nag off. What will it take?

Asked by MarkHHunt 21 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 20 hours ago

the audio/video content of tabs

When I select a tab I would like to see and hear only that tab. One single mouse click should select a tab, unmute that tab and mute all the other tabs, all at the same t… (read more)

When I select a tab I would like to see and hear only that tab. One single mouse click should select a tab, unmute that tab and mute all the other tabs, all at the same time.

Selecting a tab would be equivalent to selecting a channel on a tv.

Then when (with a single click) I select a different tab, it would be equivalent to selecting a different tv channel

Asked by johntill 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 23 hours ago

Interface text size

Overnight, my the text size on my Firefox interface shrunk significantly. No other programs have changed, nor has the text inside the browser. How can I change this back … (read more)

Overnight, my the text size on my Firefox interface shrunk significantly. No other programs have changed, nor has the text inside the browser. How can I change this back to the original size, and how can I prevent this from happening again?

Asked by brandtmunk 2 days ago

Last reply by TNorth 1 day ago

How do I remove the white windows bar above Firefox Browser?

I installed firefox on my new Windows 10 laptop and found that there is a persistent white bar at the top of my screen for some reason. This bar works when trying to resi… (read more)

I installed firefox on my new Windows 10 laptop and found that there is a persistent white bar at the top of my screen for some reason. This bar works when trying to resize or drag the window, but the typical way of clicking on firefox's banner at the top does not let me drag it anymore either. How do I get rid of this?

Asked by jdbj201999 1 day ago

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Left Swipe/Previous Page - Can I disable?

I find when I am browsing on Firefox and swipe down on my Macbook trackpad, the browser often interprets even a slightly leftward slant as a command to go back a page. I… (read more)

I find when I am browsing on Firefox and swipe down on my Macbook trackpad, the browser often interprets even a slightly leftward slant as a command to go back a page. Is there a way to disable the swipe left/previous page function or to make it less sensitive?

Firefox 94.0.2 on Macbook Air 13-inch Early 2015 with MacOS 11.6.1

Thanks!

Asked by doug.earl.mail 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

how can I change keyboard shortcut?

hello, I want to use Firefox fullscreen on macOS, but when I press Esc button on keyboard accidentally Firefox escapes from fullscreen. And, I do press Esc by mistake a l… (read more)

hello,

I want to use Firefox fullscreen on macOS, but when I press Esc button on keyboard accidentally Firefox escapes from fullscreen. And, I do press Esc by mistake a lot, because of a hand habit! Is there a way to aviod this? This is a very bad shortcut for closing the fullscreen! Other browsers has combinations to avoid such accidents!

If there's not way to change this I believe Firefox developers should make it a combination! This looks like a very simple design mistake!

Asked by Barış Şehri 2 days ago

How to disable ctrl+k keyboard shortcut?

For my work, I need to paste a lot of links into text (on a website which is probably somewhat poorly programmed), and when I select some text and hit ctrl+k to create a … (read more)

For my work, I need to paste a lot of links into text (on a website which is probably somewhat poorly programmed), and when I select some text and hit ctrl+k to create a hyperlink, Firefox doesn't recognize that it's a text box and "takes over" the ctrl+k function, focusing on the search/address bar instead of allowing me to insert the link. (The reason I blame the website is that other websites, like Jira, work fine for this)

Is there a way to disable the ctrl+k functionality in firefox? I've seen a couple old threads on disabling various shortcut keys but I don't know what the "Focus Search bar" key would be called in either the Browser Console or configs.


Thank you!!

Asked by seagull949 2 days ago

New Tab Shortcut Thumbnails Are Replaced by Useless Icons

In the most recent FireFox updates (94), the New Tab page seems to have replaced my recent site Shortcuts graphics. Whereas this screen was previously displaying miniatu… (read more)

In the most recent FireFox updates (94), the New Tab page seems to have replaced my recent site Shortcuts graphics. Whereas this screen was previously displaying miniature images of the various web pages, they are now displaying only the web site favicon.

While I understand that this eliminates a potential security hole, my shortcut list contains a number of commonly-used pages from my own web site -- and now every single one of them has the same fav icon, instead of the mini thumbnail of the actual page. This makes it difficult and darn-near impossible to discern between the various icons, especially since every one has the exact same text -- the START of the URL (including the web site name), and not the END of the URL, which would actually allow me to know which icon is for which page.

I have already disabled the "newnewtabexperience" config option (which fixed this in the past), but it doesn't appear to be working any more. Is there a newnewnewnewnewtabexperience setting that I should look for?

Asked by Bill Bach 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Hide firefox 94 address bar

Hey guys. My question is very simple: how can I hide the Firefox 94 address bar on any screen size, including full screen? I have been searching the internet for an answe… (read more)

Hey guys.

My question is very simple: how can I hide the Firefox 94 address bar on any screen size, including full screen?

I have been searching the internet for an answer, even in previous versions, the answers and suggestions were never clear. Including nonsense add-ons.

Is there any placement of moz://a? Does anyone have a tip that might actually work?

Thank you very much.

Asked by Rick Brother 2 days ago

Ver 94.0.2

Firefox update was forced on me I didn't ask for . Now I can't set the colors for text and menu bars. The menu bar is all plain white and the link colors are all default… (read more)

Firefox update was forced on me I didn't ask for . Now I can't set the colors for text and menu bars. The menu bar is all plain white and the link colors are all defaulted.

Asked by z3crt3m0x 2 days ago

I hate some of your suggestion on the drop down menu below the address bar. Why can't you let me get rid of some or ALL of them?

I described my whole issue above: I intensely dislike some of the choices you have made for me such as Facebook on your drop down menu below the address bar. Why can't y… (read more)

I described my whole issue above: I intensely dislike some of the choices you have made for me such as Facebook on your drop down menu below the address bar. Why can't you let me change or delete some or ALL of then?

Asked by debkvande 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago