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Weird Scrolling with version 83

Good Morning Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had opene… (read more)

Good Morning

Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had openend the wrong browser...so I went check about:config , and found some values where changed as new default values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 200 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 50

I tought it was me the problem so I installed an older version of Firefox (80.0) in order to compare, and found a normal scrolling and those values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 400 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 200

I think this is a mistake from devs, if i wanted to have horrible scrolling, I could just use Edge instead of Firefox, could you please bring the original scrolling back to Firefox?

Thanks

Asked by Wolfy 5 days ago

Last reply by yiffmaster5000 3 days ago

Updates somehow disabled

Firefox for Linux, Xubuntu. Recent browser reinstall. The Preferences page now reads "Updates disabled by your system administrator". I'm a home user so I must be the … (read more)

Firefox for Linux, Xubuntu. Recent browser reinstall. The Preferences page now reads "Updates disabled by your system administrator". I'm a home user so I must be the administrator, but I have no recollection or intent to disable updates. How can I re-enable updates? Thank you.

Asked by tdlenox 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

How Do I Change/Disable Keyboard Shortcuts?

I do not use the majority of keyboard controls in Firefox-- only Ctrl+F. Lately, I've noticed that using Ctrl+I in editor windows also pops up the Page Info window, which… (read more)

I do not use the majority of keyboard controls in Firefox-- only Ctrl+F. Lately, I've noticed that using Ctrl+I in editor windows also pops up the Page Info window, which I have never used on purpose and am perfectly comfortable accessing via Firefox's menubar.

I have been searching for over an hour, and every Firefox add-on that I can find to fix this problem has been removed.

Ideally, I would like to be able to configure all of my keyboard shortcuts, but practically I will settle for being able to disable Ctrl-B, Ctrl-I, and Ctrl-U.

Asked by Viktyr C Gehrig 5 months ago

Last reply by datcu.octavian2 1 week ago

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How to disable: "Your internet connection was restored" notifications?

How to disable: "Your internet connection was restored" notifications? – Terribly annoying and only started in the last version 77.0.1 very recently. I rather switch to a… (read more)

How to disable: "Your internet connection was restored" notifications? – Terribly annoying and only started in the last version 77.0.1 very recently. I rather switch to another browser if I cannot get rid of this. Checked my 3 plug-ins, but cannot find anything there, nor if it is something on Facebook I cannot find it. Any idea?

Asked by eyeless 5 months ago

Answered by McCoy 4 months ago

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Change Firefox Voice default search engine

I have installed the Firefox Voice extension from here When I say , for example, "What is the mariana trench" It shows results from Google, even though the default is Du… (read more)

I have installed the Firefox Voice extension from here

When I say , for example, "What is the mariana trench" It shows results from Google, even though the default is DuckDuckGo

I would like to use DuckDuckGo.

But I can see no such option.

Please help.

Asked by Firefox guy 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

IMPORTANT QUESTION: How to know which Firefox Add-Ons are safe?

Greetings everyone, This question has been on my mind for a long time as I have multiple Firefox Add-Ons I want to use but I've been avoiding using any Firefox Add-Ons as… (read more)

Greetings everyone,

This question has been on my mind for a long time as I have multiple Firefox Add-Ons I want to use but I've been avoiding using any Firefox Add-Ons as I do not know which Firefox Add-Ons are safe... :'(

Since I use Firefox for so many of my personal and important things I just want to know that the Firefox Add-Ons are safe.

How can I know which Firefox Add-Ons are safe?

I'd really appreciate any advice.

Asked by Helpless_Quest 4 months ago

Last reply by Helpless_Quest 4 months ago

What is the CSS Code to remove this context menu?

Hello, What is the CSS code that I have to add to the UserChrome file to remove the following context menu item added by the "Multi Account Containers" extension? Thanks … (read more)

Hello,

What is the CSS code that I have to add to the UserChrome file to remove the following context menu item added by the "Multi Account Containers" extension?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Malice 1 month ago

Last reply by Malice 1 month ago

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Shortcut to directly screenshot a full page.

When I press ctrl+shift+s, I get a menu in the upper-right corner of the browser. It has a “Save full page” option. However, I still have to go and click on that. Is ther… (read more)

When I press ctrl+shift+s, I get a menu in the upper-right corner of the browser. It has a “Save full page” option. However, I still have to go and click on that.

Is there a shortcut to just directly take a screenshot of the whole page? Is there a way to configure such a shortcut if there isn’t one by default?

Thanks!

Asked by binki 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

Addon popups (e.g. uBlock origin) do not contain anything on Nightly

Starting from the last week (as far as I can tell), the uBlock popup is not displaying anything on nightly (works fine on stable). Sometimes it displays the content befor… (read more)

Starting from the last week (as far as I can tell), the uBlock popup is not displaying anything on nightly (works fine on stable). Sometimes it displays the content before quickly going back to a blank state, but I have not been able to find out why.

Asked by mathieui 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

How can I change URL Bar settings back after FF83 update? Bookmarks & History show up inside URL bar. Also have to click twice when switching between search engines

After I updated to Firefox 83, my bookmark and history shortcuts now up inside the URL bar instead of next to it (Picture 1) (I know this is part of the new update 83, h… (read more)

  • After I updated to Firefox 83, my bookmark and history shortcuts now up inside the URL bar instead of next to it (Picture 1) (I know this is part of the new update 83, how can I change this back?)
  • Additional settings for the URL bar show up (as they should) after I go to a new website. Usually these options are always there (Picture 2) However, all these options disappear (Picture 3) as soon as I type anything in the URL bar and these settings won't return until I open a new tab and go to a website.
  • Lastly, when switching between search engines I know have to click the search engine and then also click enter to complete the switch. (I know this can be 'solved' shift+clicking, but I would prefer for it not to take an extra action and revert back the old pre FF-83 way)

Does anyone have any how I can change it back? - Either by reverting back to FF82, or by using about:config

Asked by Jimi_107 1 week ago

Last reply by Jimi_107 6 days ago

Enlarged URL search bar

For ages now I have been using about:config to stop the URL bar becoming bigger when you click it in (see attached image), but my Firefox automatically updated yesterday … (read more)

For ages now I have been using about:config to stop the URL bar becoming bigger when you click it in (see attached image), but my Firefox automatically updated yesterday and I no longer have the option to stop this from happening. As well as becoming bigger when you click in it, the thing I find most annoying is that it automatically enlarges and flashes the cursor in the search bar when you click the new tab button, which I don't want as I mostly open a new tab to use the bookmark bar so have no need of the search bar at the point. Is there any way to stop this happening, please? I've been through loads of the options on about:config that used to work but seemingly no longer! I find it such a nuisance and just want it gone - any ideas?

Asked by olivia5 1 week ago

opening a link in one tab

Hi, Firefox rearranged my options/settings, it's probably easy to set up,but I do not know how to do it. To the point. I searches for something in browser, I click on th… (read more)

Hi, Firefox rearranged my options/settings, it's probably easy to set up,but I do not know how to do it. To the point. I searches for something in browser, I click on the link ...and a new tab opens for me. Now browsing the internet, I have a million open and unnecessary tabs. I DON'T LIKE IT. How can i set it up as i had before i.e. clicking on the link, the page opened in the same tab and window??? I could use the buttons: go back to the previous page, or go to the next page.

Asked by darkknife543 1 week ago

Themes

Hi everyone. Im new on Firefox so i dont understand how to make a theme for it. Not the theme of the Tabs menu, but the main Tab when u create a new one. Is that possible… (read more)

Hi everyone. Im new on Firefox so i dont understand how to make a theme for it. Not the theme of the Tabs menu, but the main Tab when u create a new one. Is that possible, like on chrome that lags a lot nowadays?

Asked by Vladislav Roman 1 week ago

Text Encoding default

I want to change text encoding so it defaults to Unicode. If I use the [alt] key then the View tab I can change it from Western but it reverts back after closing the page… (read more)

I want to change text encoding so it defaults to Unicode. If I use the [alt] key then the View tab I can change it from Western but it reverts back after closing the page. Sometimes that does not work because the Text Encoding option in the View tab is greyed out. The About Firefox window says I am up to date with 83.0 (64bit).

Asked by scrumble1 6 days ago

Make new tabs from links retain history from parent tab

I'm trying to resurrect a feature from the good old Tab Utilities days. Is there any addon or about:config setting that will let new tabs from links retain the history fr… (read more)

I'm trying to resurrect a feature from the good old Tab Utilities days. Is there any addon or about:config setting that will let new tabs from links retain the history from the parent tab?

Thanks in advance...

Asked by CBinLA 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

I agree with this other person & say: I HATE YOU FIREFOX FOR *expletive* UP MY BROWSER WITH A REFRESH SUGGESTION

i Totally agree with this now closed post: I just returned to Firefox due to high level hacker threats & identity theft basically I'm still battling,so I have to have… (read more)

i Totally agree with this now closed post: I just returned to Firefox due to high level hacker threats & identity theft basically I'm still battling,so I have to have all Social Media in Containers from now on & can't use other browsers w/o containers, so I get it all setup & had my sync on & the containers start acting up, so I see a suggestion to just simply refresh it, oh yea, that solves most problems, NO IT CAUSES MORE THAN IT SOLVES! Now my Lastpass pw mgr, can't get clipboard permission cause the page just comes up blank,when I try to copy/paste a pw, to sign into sync even, I had to past from outside using another browser & don't have containers on it, Brave should catch up to this, cause Chrome,clearly doesn't have containers, so I'm done using it & now w/o Firefox working right I'm screwed, it's so aggravating, Just when I thought firefox was doing good again, nope, you're back on my shitlist. I'm pissed just like this guy! I got my bookmarks & think I got the sync working but you shouldn't suggest refresh to fix issues, now how do I get my lastpass working? cause I have pop up blockers disabled & the permission page for firefox won't come up, just a blank page every time I try to copy a pw to paste in, manually, ugh, I hate this!

REFRESH HAS TOTALLY SCREWED UP MY COMPUTER - WHY DON'T YOU WARN PEOPLE

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4 years ago KC KC 12/20/15, 1:45 PM

I stupidly accepted the Firefox suggestion to refresh my browser and everything i worked so hard for is gone. Its going to take me forever to FIX what your stupid site has screwed up. YOU REALLY OUGHT TO TELL PEOPLE IF YOU USE THIS YOUR GOING TO BE SCREWED

So I thought I'd just delete it and start over but even that has so many steps I DON'T HAVE TIME FOR THIS STUPID CRAP AND I REALLY HATE FIREFOX FOR SCREWING UP MY COMPUTER AND MY DAY

I AM SOOOOOOOO SCREWED - all my bookmarks I HATE YOU I HATE FIREFOX I CAME TO YOUR SITE THINKING IT WOULD BE SAFE AND YOU HAVE DESTROYED EVERYTHING

I SEE in another thread about deleting firefox and creating another profile and about 10 million other steps i don't know how to do but if I close firefox as you said then i can see your frigging directions I HATE YOU

Modified February 16, 2016 at 10:39:48 AM PST by KC Chosen solution

I understand that you're frustrated, but it only takes a couple minutes to copy the files. Take it step by step. Do not delete anything, that will only make it worse. Do not use Windows' system restore feature, that may make it totally irreversible.

In another thread (https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1098179) you said the steps I posted were not clear. Where did you run into problems? Read this answer in context

Asked by Soul4Sail 6 days ago

Last reply by Soul4Sail 6 days ago

cant make firefox default browser

My desktop computer has somehow lost all its settings. Not sure we properly backed everything up. If that is bad enough I cant make Mozilla Firefox my default browser. … (read more)

My desktop computer has somehow lost all its settings. Not sure we properly backed everything up. If that is bad enough I cant make Mozilla Firefox my default browser. I click on the options setting (upper right) then make Firefox the default, then go to "Default Apps" under the computer main settings, Firefox does not show up as an option.

If this makes any difference I also have Microsoft Edge (new version) installed, and so Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome show up as options but not Mozilla. Additionally, every time I restart my computer I have to log back into Mozilla and have lost all my settings!

How do I make it so that Mozilla shows up as an option to choose as my default browser, and configure it so I dont have to log in each time and lose my settings?

Asked by Rob Wenman 6 days ago