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Antivirus security addon

Hi guys. So, I have Avira free antivirus. Can I still install for example Norton web security addon for Firefox? Will there be any problems between my installed antivirus… (read more)

Hi guys. So, I have Avira free antivirus. Can I still install for example Norton web security addon for Firefox? Will there be any problems between my installed antivirus and the Norton addon? Sorry if this is a noob question, but there you go :) Any help would be appriciated. Thanks in advance for any reply.

Asked by aedir.20 2 weeks ago

Answered by Dropa 2 weeks ago

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Closed-and-restored windows and containers

Hello. I just closed by accident my main window so I restored it, but it apparently lost all the container data and restored all non-pinned tabs to the default container.… (read more)

Hello. I just closed by accident my main window so I restored it, but it apparently lost all the container data and restored all non-pinned tabs to the default container.

Is it normal, is it a bug or is it a yet-to-be feature?

It feels like a bug because pinned tabs (which were not present/open in the secondary window that stayed open when I accidentally closed the main one) where duly opened in their respective containers.

Asked by cloudchasingfun 3 weeks ago

Answered by cloudchasingfun 2 weeks ago

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Picture-in-picture missing

I started up my computer today; I tried to open up a youtube video in picture-in-picture add-on, but it wasn't there. I restarted my computer, completely closed firefox, … (read more)

I started up my computer today; I tried to open up a youtube video in picture-in-picture add-on, but it wasn't there. I restarted my computer, completely closed firefox, looked into settings for the picture-in-picture settings that are supposed to be under 'Browsing' in General but I can't find the settings for it there either. I have tried using other video sites, but nothing works.

Asked by crazyhobo117 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Firefox 97.0 ignores the Settings/Applications for jnlp files and only offers to save to a file

In Settings/Applications, have "JNLP file" set to "Use Java(TM) Web Launcher (default)". This is used in Oracle's Agile to view documents. In previous versions of Firefox… (read more)

In Settings/Applications, have "JNLP file" set to "Use Java(TM) Web Launcher (default)". This is used in Oracle's Agile to view documents. In previous versions of Firefox when selected, the file would open using Java to display the document from Agile. As of Firefox 97, now only "Save File" or "Cancel" options are offered. What happened that this functionality has been removed?

Asked by Gary 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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How to disable the Shift F to open developer tools?

Currently using 101.0 (64 bit) on Windows 10. It's quite annoying to try to type a capital F using Shift F but end up with developer mode. I tried in privacy mode and thi… (read more)

Currently using 101.0 (64 bit) on Windows 10.

It's quite annoying to try to type a capital F using Shift F but end up with developer mode.

I tried in privacy mode and this still occcurs, so I think it's not something my add-ons do.

Is there any way to disable this feature?

Asked by Plow1073 3 weeks ago

Answered by Plow1073 3 weeks ago

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Save documents files in the temp folder when open with local readers/writers softwares

Hello, I regularly open pdf files and other documents with local readers/writers by selecting the option "open with". My big issue is that the files are yes opened with t… (read more)

Hello, I regularly open pdf files and other documents with local readers/writers by selecting the option "open with". My big issue is that the files are yes opened with the local reader, but they are also automatically downloaded in the "Download" folder.

Before files were stored in a temporary folder, and I would like to continue like that because my "Download" folder is exploding and it's a mess!

Or, at least, there should be an option to select where to download automatically the files when I select the "open with" option. So I can chose a folder that I now is to be trashed.

Thank you!

Asked by behemot_86 3 weeks ago

Answered by Terry 3 weeks ago

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Mendeley Web Extension blocked on PDFs

Hi, I use Mendeley Web Extension to pull articles and other things from Firefox directly into my Mendeley library. I will usually rapidly read through the PDF file online… (read more)

Hi,

I use Mendeley Web Extension to pull articles and other things from Firefox directly into my Mendeley library. I will usually rapidly read through the PDF file online before deciding to add it or not. For some unknown reason, Firefox blocks the use of Mendeley on PDF file, for security reasons, and I can no longer add them to my library. Most references are only available as PDF files making the add-on completely useless. Is there a security feature that I can disable to be able to use the extension again?

Kind regards,

Mathias

Asked by mathias.rsl 3 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 weeks ago

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No show addons

I have 2 questions after the upgrade ( If that is what they call it). #1. Getting all my apps re-setup , I noticed that some were not showing up on the bar to the right o… (read more)

I have 2 questions after the upgrade ( If that is what they call it). #1. Getting all my apps re-setup , I noticed that some were not showing up on the bar to the right of my search bar. #2. When I open FF it only opens with a half page on the left. This next jusy a polite general question. After the uproar about fvd suspension, why did FF feel the need to do it again? What I mean is why did they wipe out All my apps and deleted other programs I had BOUGHT and now having trouble getting downloaded again when they were working perfectly before 100? Are these programs also considered "Dangerous". Sorry. Could you give me an approved FF alternative to FVD and I don't mean this piece of garbage that is on your web page. You wanna throw something against the screen every time you look at it.; UGLY!!!!

Asked by marine65 4 weeks ago

Answered by RobertJ 4 weeks ago

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Tabs colors changed

When I put the pointer arrow on a tab to open it the tab background turns black and the type is white. It used to be the opposite and I want to change it back to white ba… (read more)

When I put the pointer arrow on a tab to open it the tab background turns black and the type is white. It used to be the opposite and I want to change it back to white background black type. How do I do that? I do not like this change at all. This happened right after your new Firefox update also.

Asked by Miss MZ 4 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 4 weeks ago

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Firefox Print Tab Modal Print Preview

Hello, the newest update to version 97.0 was run automatically. Afterwards the new print preview appears although I have it disabeled in about:config (print.tab_modal.ena… (read more)

Hello,

the newest update to version 97.0 was run automatically. Afterwards the new print preview appears although I have it disabeled in about:config (print.tab_modal.enabled --> false). I cannot get rid of it. It is very annoying as I cannot print my labels with that menu and always have to click once more to do so. Does anyone has a fix for this?

Thanks in advance,

Thomas

Asked by da_hegger 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 weeks ago

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When searching in the address bar I am redirected to website instead of search results

When I search "translate" into the address bar the first option is www.translate.com instead of just searching it on google (which is what I normally do). This happened a… (read more)

When I search "translate" into the address bar the first option is www.translate.com instead of just searching it on google (which is what I normally do). This happened after I searched the term and a little pop-up asked if I meant to go to the website instead. I accidentally clicked yes and do not know how to change it back. I would like to be able to type "translate" and have the google results show up first. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Asked by Finn 4 weeks ago

Answered by Finn 4 weeks ago

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How do I get Firefox to autofill URL's past the top level domain?

When I start typing URL's in Firefox, it will only ever suggest the URL so far as the top level domain. For instance, I frequently visit trakt.tv/dashboard. But when I ty… (read more)

When I start typing URL's in Firefox, it will only ever suggest the URL so far as the top level domain. For instance, I frequently visit trakt.tv/dashboard. But when I type "tr" into the URL bar, Firefox only ever suggests trakt.tv - I have to manually press the forward arrow key and type in "/d" in order for it to autofill the rest. It doesn't matter how many time I type the full URL in or even the fact that I've deleted all history only visited trakt.tv/dashboard, Firefox will still only autofill trakt.tv

Is there some about:config setting I can change to make Firefox recognize and prioritize specific frequently visited URL's over just top level domains?

Asked by Rasmus 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Mozilla Firefox autosave when only opening a file

Hi, I've been looking everywhere to cancel the automatic download of files into the "download" folder when I ONLY need to open them for a short usage from a web page . No… (read more)

Hi,

I've been looking everywhere to cancel the automatic download of files into the "download" folder when I ONLY need to open them for a short usage from a web page . Now I've got to manually wipe out the "download" folder on my computer... very annoying as now I sometimes don't know which files I've download and which have been put there from a Open only action. Why do I have to use another folder for my download than Firefox for temporary files???

I want to know if Firefox will go back with that stupid idea or if I need to look for another browser?

Thank you

Nicolas

Asked by valkir_15 1 month ago

Answered by Dropa 1 month ago

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"Site isolation" seems to make me click the back button multiple times on pages with embedded YouTube videos

I am currently creating a website in WordPress. It has many embedded YouTube videos. On pages with embedded YouTube videos, in order to go back to the previous page, I h… (read more)

I am currently creating a website in WordPress. It has many embedded YouTube videos.

On pages with embedded YouTube videos, in order to go back to the previous page, I have to click the Back button multiple times. If I right-click on the back button, I see that the page I am currently on has been listed multiple times.

Many other support questions list this issue. I have found that if I disable "Site Isolation" (URL about:config -> set fission.autostart to false -> restart Firefox), the issue goes away.

I am interested, however, in the user experience for those who will go to my site. Is there anything I can do so that "Site Isolation" does not cause this problem?

Thanks, Jeff

Asked by jpawlick4 1 month ago

Answered by jpawlick4 4 weeks ago

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No PDF handling options in Firefox 99

Dear Madam or Sir, since updating to Firefox 99, we are unable to view PDF files in Firefox, because we are unable to select how to handle PDF files in the settings, cf. … (read more)

Dear Madam or Sir,

since updating to Firefox 99, we are unable to view PDF files in Firefox, because we are unable to select how to handle PDF files in the settings, cf. 1.PNG We don’t have any enterprise policies enabled except for disabling updates, cf. 2.PNG. We tried disabling hardware acceleration, but it did not help, cf. 3.PNG We tried safe mode and an empty user profile, both to no avail.

This problem seems to be irrespective of the user profile because when I roam my user profile to a machine with FF 93 ESR, there is no issue and I can view PDFs in the browser.

Is there any suggestion how to return the built-in PDF viewer?

Thank you very much in advance!

Best regards

Victor

Asked by mail1155 1 month ago

Answered by mail1155 4 weeks ago

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How do i modify Clear Recent History's entries for time to add 5 minutes or 1 minute?

i need to know how to edit the firefox list of "clear recent history" items to add 5 minute and 1 minute options or where i can submit a feature request, or bug request a… (read more)

i need to know how to edit the firefox list of "clear recent history" items to add 5 minute and 1 minute options or where i can submit a feature request, or bug request as every feature is a bug and every bug a feature

Asked by Frogz 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Windows 11 Firefox Gmail/Mailto

Using Windows 11 and want to set Gmail as my mailto option when clicking on email links on websites. Under Firefox/Settings/Mailto I no longer see the option for Gmail, n… (read more)

Using Windows 11 and want to set Gmail as my mailto option when clicking on email links on websites. Under Firefox/Settings/Mailto I no longer see the option for Gmail, not an expert on technical matters so I have googled the problem but still can't find a solution. Do I need to find an App on Windows or perhaps an Extension within Firefox, feeling completely lost at the moment.

Asked by djmb 1 month ago

Answered by djmb 1 month ago

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Firefox Multi Account container advanced proxy setting does not work. Connection Timeout/Refused.

Hello Everyone, After inserting the proxy information, webpages in the container tab refuse to load/connect, I insert the IP address and I've also tried the Fully qualifi… (read more)

Hello Everyone,

After inserting the proxy information, webpages in the container tab refuse to load/connect, I insert the IP address and I've also tried the Fully qualified domain name, using the type://host:port syntax, I get "The proxy server is refusing connections" and "The connection has timed out" error messages.

If I setup the proxy via the settings menu the entire browser uses the proxy server address, I am trying to specify a different proxy server for each container.

Asked by fxybrew 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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New Tab customization in firefox 99

hello there , I am posting this question for the second time since I can't see the previous one anywhere. Can someone help me with css to customize the New Tab top-sites… (read more)

hello there , I am posting this question for the second time since I can't see the previous one anywhere. Can someone help me with css to customize the New Tab top-sites(shortcuts) labels. I would like to change the font-size and color of the labels. My previous userContent.css does not work since FF94. Hope there is a way. look4

Asked by look4 1 month ago

Answered by look4 1 month ago