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I want to set my own zoom levels - like I used to be able to !!!

Is there anyway to set my own zoom levels, like we used to be able to, you know, like 10 years ago? I used to have my own zoom levels that went up 10% all the way to 300%… (read more)

Is there anyway to set my own zoom levels, like we used to be able to, you know, like 10 years ago?

I used to have my own zoom levels that went up 10% all the way to 300%, then started 25% intervals.

For example, my levels from 100% to 200% looked like this: 100%, 110%, 120%, 130%, 140%, 150%, 160%, 170%, 180%, 190%, 200%.

So, is there any way to do this now?

Asked by mozilla171 1 day ago

Last reply by mozilla171 13 hours ago

Sound rattling form touch ID bar volume control

Since the last update that took place a few days ago I started having some problems with the sound and luminosity control on the touch ID bar on the M1 mac. Every time I … (read more)

Since the last update that took place a few days ago I started having some problems with the sound and luminosity control on the touch ID bar on the M1 mac. Every time I toggle it up or down the sound background from YouTube starts rattling. I thought it was an OS problem but when I tried to to the same thing with Safari the problem did not occur

Asked by アンドレア 1 day ago

Possible to change display name for Firefox? [Mac]

I am on MacOS Mojave (10.14.6). I have a few different installations of Firefox for different purposes and I'd like them each to display the custom name I've given them b… (read more)

I am on MacOS Mojave (10.14.6). I have a few different installations of Firefox for different purposes and I'd like them each to display the custom name I've given them by renaming their filename (e.g. changing Firefox.app to something like YouTubeViewer.app). This causes the installation of Firefox to show in my app switcher and elsewhere in the OS as "YouTubeViewer", however when I run YouTubeViewer.app, Firefox still displays "Firefox" in the upper left-hand corner as the application name.

I tried editing the .plist file for each installation to change the value for key CFBundleName from "Firefox" to "YouTubeViewer", but that causes that installation of Firefox to no longer run. I believe this is due to the code-signing and pre-run validation done by the OS.

So, is there any way to get the custom name to display or is just not possible?

Asked by zstei001 2 days ago

Want to change Providers

I am tired of Windows (10 ) and Google (Chrome controlling my devices. I installed a Windows "debloat" which seems to have removed all windows functions (like "clean up")… (read more)

I am tired of Windows (10 ) and Google (Chrome controlling my devices. I installed a Windows "debloat" which seems to have removed all windows functions (like "clean up"). What is the best route to go to get away from these big controlling apps? Opinions on Linux?

Asked by sasenach50 3 days ago

Printing

The print functionality has changed a lot in the latest versions of Firefox and is causing me problems so I wonder if there are settings or add-ons which I've missed whic… (read more)

The print functionality has changed a lot in the latest versions of Firefox and is causing me problems so I wonder if there are settings or add-ons which I've missed which would help.

Specifically:

1) The preview is no longer full screen. This makes it difficult to adjust a view, of say a map, so that the area printed is precisely what is wanted. The full screen preview in older versions of Firefox made this very easy. Is there any way of getting a full screen print preview page?

2) Previously it was possible to set custom headers and footers on a printed page. This was ideal for labelling printouts is a descriptive way, so useful for future reference, and enabled the removal of unwanted information. In the present version of Firefox all I seem to be able to do is switch printing of default headers/footers on and off. Is there a way of customising headers and footers that I've missed?

Thanks

Asked by rjhobson1 3 days ago

How to change Library Font (Ctrl B or Ctrl J)? It's too hard to read

I was able to change the font in Ctrl J by changing my system font (windows 10, Firefox font used to automatically follow it). However after the latest Firefox update, th… (read more)

I was able to change the font in Ctrl J by changing my system font (windows 10, Firefox font used to automatically follow it). However after the latest Firefox update, that no longer works for Firefox (my system font is still OK). Please help me change the Libabry font again! The default font (probably SegoeUI) is very hard to read on my computer, it's blurry and comes in light gray.

Note: I'm not talking about the website font (it's fine and can be changed in Firefox settings). The library font size is fine too, only the font itself is too hard to read.

Note2: I tried changing my system font to other random fonts (using the registry), restarting my computer in between etc. That still works, but Firefox won't follow.

Asked by endlessfrustration 3 days ago

Toolbar folders -> drop down orientation problem -> screen limit not recognised

Hello: Quite a few iterations of Firefox ago (cannot recall which), the orientation of the drop down menu listing the bookmarks inside any folder in the toolbar was eithe… (read more)

Hello:

Quite a few iterations of Firefox ago (cannot recall which), the orientation of the drop down menu listing the bookmarks inside any folder in the toolbar was either towards the 'left' or towards the 'right', depending of the amount of screen real estate available to the right side of the screen where it was opened.

If the listing could not be properly seen by opening the drop down menu towards the 'right', it would be opened towards the 'left'.

This worked perfectly well with my three screen setup, with Firefox in a window in the centre screen. ie: Firefox knew it was inside a three screen wide setup and in the centre screen, so it also "knew" that the right edge of the centre screen was the limit for available screen real estate.

At some time this stopped working in the described manner.

It seems that Firefox now ignores the right edge of the centre screen and as a result the drop down menu for any folder in the toolbar opens to the 'right' and invades the right screen. (see attached screen capture)

If Firefox is opened in a window inside the right screen, it proeprly recognises the right edge of the screen as the limit and acts accordingly.

This is quite a problem for me: I make intensive use of the toolbar with bookmarks inside folders and subfolders and this heavily affects my everyday work.

Is there a way to get back to how it used to be? ie: Firefox using the right edge of the screen it is opened in as the limit to open a drop down menu.

Thanks in advance,

S.

Asked by sawbona1 3 days ago

What programs for default settings

I have win10 upgraded from win7. FF is my preferred browser with duck duck go as preferred search engine. Problem:- to make FF my default browser I have to select program… (read more)

I have win10 upgraded from win7. FF is my preferred browser with duck duck go as preferred search engine. Problem:- to make FF my default browser I have to select programs for camera, photos, music, videos, etc. With out these changes the drop down boxes don't have content when I point to a button so I know what it does. Can you help please. I don't know what other programs work for the afford mentioned items. Pappa Gee

Asked by Pappa Gee Samsung 6 Tablet 3 days ago

Can't get policies.json working on Kubuntu 20.0.04

Hi all, I'm trying to automatically configure Firefox using the policies.json file, but I don't seem to be able to get it to work. I've created /usr/lib/firefox/distribut… (read more)

Hi all,

I'm trying to automatically configure Firefox using the policies.json file, but I don't seem to be able to get it to work.

I've created /usr/lib/firefox/distribution/policies.json with this content: {

 "policies": {
   "Homepage": {
     "URL": "https://www.google.com/",
     "Locked": false,
     "StartPage": "homepage"
   }
 }

}

The file and directory permissions allow for read by everyone.

However, when I restart Firefox, I don't get google as my homepage.

What else can I check?

TIA,

Mike.

Asked by mdiehl 5 days ago

Last reply by mdiehl 4 days ago

Browser won't accept any themes

Greetings, Once Firefox updated to 89, all themes stopped working. Every add-on I try to use shows that it's installed, but once I click to a new tab it's gone. Even the … (read more)

Greetings,

Once Firefox updated to 89, all themes stopped working. Every add-on I try to use shows that it's installed, but once I click to a new tab it's gone. Even the default theme that came with Firefox won't work. I could use some ideas on how I can get this working again; it'd be nice to spice things up a bit.

Thanks.

Asked by dinsdale1 4 days ago

New tab background color

Whenever I open a new tab using the + sign the background color is black. I have tried everything I can think of and what I found on the web. Nothing works I hate the … (read more)

Whenever I open a new tab using the + sign the background color is black. I have tried everything I can think of and what I found on the web. Nothing works I hate the black background. I want white with text in black.

Asked by The Mason 4 days ago

Remove Firefox Branding for Custom Firefox Version

According to the Distribution Policy for Mozilla Software found here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/foundation/trademarks/distribution-policy/ if you make any changes to … (read more)

According to the Distribution Policy for Mozilla Software found here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/foundation/trademarks/distribution-policy/ if you make any changes to Firefox you may not redistribute that with any Mozilla trademark.

Is there any way to remove the Mozilla logos and names from a custom installer to make it that you don't use any Mozilla trademark? Without this ability, it appears that it would not be permitted to redistribute your custom installer without seeking special permission from Mozilla which I can't imagine they want to give, am I right?


Thank you in advance

Asked by gtevi 5 days ago

Last reply by gtevi 4 days ago

Picture-in-Picture

I can't stop picture in picture feature. And yes, I've tried options - browsing-disable pic in pic, but it doesn't exist in Firefox 90.0. Also I disabled all forms of pic… (read more)

I can't stop picture in picture feature. And yes, I've tried options - browsing-disable pic in pic, but it doesn't exist in Firefox 90.0. Also I disabled all forms of picture-in-picture in about:config. AND IT STILL SHOWS UP! Please give me a solution that works!

Asked by greenphoenix55 6 days ago

Last reply by greenphoenix55 5 days ago

Multi-Account Containers 'forgets' tabs sometimes

I use Multi-Account Containers. I have Restore previous session enabled under Startup in settings. When I have container tabs open, and I close firefox and reopen it, it … (read more)

I use Multi-Account Containers. I have Restore previous session enabled under Startup in settings. When I have container tabs open, and I close firefox and reopen it, it sometimes removes the container label from the tabs and tries to open them in No container mode. The easiest way to reproduce this problem is to open some tabs in a container, Go to MAC -> Select the container -> Hide This Container, then MAC -> Select the container -> Show this container, and immediately close firefox. When you open Firefox again, the tabs will have lost their container association.

Asked by bdani2000 6 days ago

Sharing a link via airdrop

I used to use a lot the three dots next to a webpage to share the page via airdrop (to have it/share it with my own phone or others'). Now the three dots have disappeared… (read more)

I used to use a lot the three dots next to a webpage to share the page via airdrop (to have it/share it with my own phone or others'). Now the three dots have disappeared and, although I read here that I could do that by right clicking the page, the option for SHARE does not appear. Can you please explain how to do this now? (I use a Mac).

Asked by findmariag 6 days ago

Dark mode in Reader View recently got darker - now it's too dark :(

Hi all! Dark mode in Reader View seems to recently have gotten even darker, maybe from Firefox v90 or something? (Could someone confirm this?) Now it's way too much contr… (read more)

Hi all!

Dark mode in Reader View seems to recently have gotten even darker, maybe from Firefox v90 or something? (Could someone confirm this?)

Now it's way too much contrast for me... is there a way to revert to the previous hue, a slightly lighter shade of grey?

Thanks!

Asked by greyguy 6 days ago

Firefox 90 : focus on the adress bar instead of the central search bar in the page

Hi, When i open a new tab, i want to start my research in the central search bar of the home page, not in the adress bar. So in firefox 89, i put the parameter "browser.n… (read more)

Hi,

When i open a new tab, i want to start my research in the central search bar of the home page, not in the adress bar.

So in firefox 89, i put the parameter "browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.improvesearch.handoffToAwesomebar" to false. And it worked.

With firefox 90, it dit not work anymore.

How can i retrieve the previous behaviour ?

Thanks.

Asked by fr.viewer 1 week ago

Last reply by fr.viewer 6 days ago