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How can the update nagging pop-up be permanently and completely disabled?

This pops up every few hours. Sometimes it pops up invisible but steals focus from the main window. How can this be disabled? I tried all methods that have been mentione… (read more)

This pops up every few hours. Sometimes it pops up invisible but steals focus from the main window. How can this be disabled?

I tried all methods that have been mentioned everywhere on the Internet, including policy.json, Group Policy on Windows, etc. Nothing disables this nagging yet.

Asked by yekos82264 1 week ago

Last reply by yekos82264 1 week ago

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how to get firefox to show extensions on toolbar (way it's supposed to be IMO)

Recenltly bought new laptop and installed a new version of firefox, but now I cannot get it to show my extensions. The screen shot shows what (IMO) is supposed to to be,… (read more)

Recenltly bought new laptop and installed a new version of firefox, but now I cannot get it to show my extensions.

The screen shot shows what (IMO) is supposed to to be, but all I get is the default buttons for firefox 2nd picture

Asked by Frost 1 year ago

Answered by Frost 1 year ago

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Extensions not showing on Customize Toolbar tab

Extensions no longer shows on Customize Toolbar tab on the latest version 111.0. I had Dark Reader and SoundFixer on the toolbar before and I can no longer add them back.… (read more)

Extensions no longer shows on Customize Toolbar tab on the latest version 111.0. I had Dark Reader and SoundFixer on the toolbar before and I can no longer add them back.

Asked by Darren T 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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remove importenterpriseroots

I logged onto my daughters school google account through firefox and now they are managing my browser. Which registry do I need to delete in order to remove this so I can… (read more)

I logged onto my daughters school google account through firefox and now they are managing my browser. Which registry do I need to delete in order to remove this so I can use firefox again? Can I just delete the entire Mozilla folder

Asked by darkgcn14 1 year ago

Answered by darkgcn14 1 year ago

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Unicode Missing Characters

Expected: Firefox displaying all known Unicode characters. Result: Many characters missing. Failure page as an example: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religious_and_poli… (read more)

Expected: Firefox displaying all known Unicode characters.

Result: Many characters missing.

Failure page as an example: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religious_and_political_symbols_in_Unicode

Description: I tried going through a Unicode list Unicode list and the extensive set of characters displayed correctly. However, when reaching further into character sets as shown in the failure page page, many are missing which are not new.

  • "Repair encoding. . ." button was not active.
  • An encoding switch extension was not able to resolve the issue.
  • Troubleshooting mode did not show changes.
  • Switched fronts available such as Noto Sans and Roboto Sans without success. Possibly a font failure?

Asked by mistry01 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to display bookmarks toolbar on drop down bookmarks menu

So switched over to firefox from chrome recently and one feature I really liked on chrome was the fact that bookmarks that appeared on the browser toolbar also appeared o… (read more)

So switched over to firefox from chrome recently and one feature I really liked on chrome was the fact that bookmarks that appeared on the browser toolbar also appeared on the drop down menu: both were mirrored. Unfortunately, these appear to be two distinct bookmark sections on firefox. See the attached photo: the horizontal bookmarks toolbar displays different bookmarks than the drop down bookmarks menu. Is there any way to make the two mirror each other without duplicating bookmarks?

Asked by mkakiti14 1 year ago

Answered by mkakiti14 1 year ago

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Edit cookies resend in new panel

[Devtools] You have been enabled new edit and resend panel by default, its a panel won't allow users edit some fields of headers. However, in the old panel, we can do wha… (read more)

[Devtools] You have been enabled new edit and resend panel by default, its a panel won't allow users edit some fields of headers. However, in the old panel, we can do what ever we want, like modify the cookies of the new request. I wonder why you just disabled those fields? Are there any settings I can set to make those fields editable? It's a really bad design for developers who definitely will need to edit those protected headers.

Asked by scruelt 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Swipe gesture not working for going back and forward

I have never had trouble with swiping left and right with 2 fingers to go back and forward between webpages. Recently, this has stopped working. I have updated Firefox to… (read more)

I have never had trouble with swiping left and right with 2 fingers to go back and forward between webpages. Recently, this has stopped working. I have updated Firefox to 111.0 and have double checked the browser.gesture settings as being "Browser:BackOrBackDuplicate" and the corollary for forward. This is for Firefox on a Mac Air running Ventura. Any advice is appreciated.

Asked by willwildebotta 1 year ago

Answered by willwildebotta 1 year ago

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Editing .pdf files

Is there a way to fully edit a .pdf file in the new Firefox browser? I know how to annotate, but I don't see any way to copy and/or paste. This originally came up when … (read more)

Is there a way to fully edit a .pdf file in the new Firefox browser? I know how to annotate, but I don't see any way to copy and/or paste. This originally came up when I wanted to copy one sentence from of an entire document. Thank you.

Asked by DorothyJ 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Open previous windows and tabs - not working

In short, "Open previous windows and tabs" is no longer working. I'm using version 111.0 (64-bit). I have done the following: 1. Troubleshooting mode 2. Removed or disab… (read more)

In short, "Open previous windows and tabs" is no longer working. I'm using version 111.0 (64-bit).

I have done the following: 1. Troubleshooting mode 2. Removed or disabled all my extensions 3. Refresh Firefox - twice! 4. Disconnect sync across my two laptops

Still, nothing is fixing the issue. My previous windows and tabs are not being restored.

Help, please!

Asked by sailorm93 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Copy and Paste Not working

When copy and pasting specific images on pc (be that laptop or computer), firefox will copy the image, but it will not actually be pasted anywhere when i attempt to paste… (read more)

When copy and pasting specific images on pc (be that laptop or computer), firefox will copy the image, but it will not actually be pasted anywhere when i attempt to paste it. The image is black if it does show an image, and when it doesn't nothing happens. On my phone, when i download the images they are black as well, and do not show anything.

The only thing that I can think of that would be causing this is some filter that detects "explicit" imagery, as it has only ever seemed to be a problem when there was not safe for work content that i was copying, for instance: i was trying to copy and paste an image of a gun from firefox to differing applications, and it never worked. I was able to easily copy and paste an image of the globe however.

If it is filtering explicit imagery, how do I turn this off? If something else is causing the problem, please help me fix it!

Asked by Capeline Cutemeister 1 year ago

Last reply by Capeline Cutemeister 1 year ago

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Lost all bookmarks and history

Dear community, This morning, after a reboot of my Laptop during the night, I opened Firefox with the frustrating surprise that I lost all my bookmarks and all my histo… (read more)

Dear community,

This morning, after a reboot of my Laptop during the night, I opened Firefox with the frustrating surprise that I lost all my bookmarks and all my history (websites and downloads). The saved passwords looks fine.

How could that have happen? Need your help to get those back... specifically my bookmarks!

Note: I went trough several support articles of Firefox but none helped. I tried to restore my bookmarks but got the message "Unable to process the backup file.".

Any thanks.

Asked by Bboybaba 1 year ago

Answered by Bboybaba 1 year ago

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what is this Your browser is being managed by your organization

Your browser is being managed by your organization. Why am i seeing this and how do I remove how do i stop it from showing up and wwhy is it showing up ? What … (read more)

Your browser is being managed by your organization. Why am i seeing this and how do I remove how do i stop it from showing up and wwhy is it showing up ? What organization is it and why?

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Asked by Mary 1 year ago

Last reply by Mary 1 year ago

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History is being lost

This morning I noticed that my Firefox history has lost everything before April 2018. Fortunately I have another computer in sync with the first computer, and I was able … (read more)

This morning I noticed that my Firefox history has lost everything before April 2018. Fortunately I have another computer in sync with the first computer, and I was able to transfer the file places.squlite and recover my history. But why did it happen? And it's not the first time. Last year I lost from 2015 to 2017 or so. How can I prevent this from happening again?

Asked by Eric_Kvaalen 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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In Linux Mint, FIrefox works without installing it

Hi. I was suddenly having unexpected problems to log in in a site (https://www.lanacion.com.ar/). So I updated FF but the problem persists. Then, I uninstalled FF, downlo… (read more)

Hi. I was suddenly having unexpected problems to log in in a site (https://www.lanacion.com.ar/). So I updated FF but the problem persists. Then, I uninstalled FF, downloaded it again from the repository and installed again, but the problem persists. Then, I downloaded directly rom the Mozilla site, expand it in the desktop and double click the program icon. The program opened and I was able to log into the site I was trying to. Interesting enough, the browser opens a lot faster than when installed. My question is: everywhere on the web the response is "you have to install the program" or "the program is already installed in your distro", which is true in my case, but one day stopped to work properly. BUT I'm not installing it, and it works apparently well... ¿how can it be? Thanks in advance for your reply. -Enrique.

Asked by gomezyafal 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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How to disable "Switch to Tab"

Same as this question, but the answer is outdated: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/839240 Is there a way to do this in the about:config page? There is an an… (read more)

Same as this question, but the answer is outdated: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/839240

Is there a way to do this in the about:config page?

There is an answer about holding `Alt`, but that is a workaround.

Asked by 24michaelpartridge 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago