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reset défault browser

Hello, I am using Firefox 92.0 (64 bits) with windows 10. For some time now I have been regularly annoyed by the default reset of my browser in favor of Edge. A notificat… (read more)

Hello, I am using Firefox 92.0 (64 bits) with windows 10. For some time now I have been regularly annoyed by the default reset of my browser in favor of Edge. A notification said, "An app has caused a problem with your default browser setting, so Microsoft Edge has been reset." Do you know this problem? Is there a solution? Thank you Nathalie

Asked by nschreiber 3 minutes ago

Cannot access Gmail account

I purchased a new computer and downloaded Firefox to the new computer. While going through my bookmarks, I tried to log into my Gmail account and it would ask me to "Add… (read more)

I purchased a new computer and downloaded Firefox to the new computer. While going through my bookmarks, I tried to log into my Gmail account and it would ask me to "Add Gmail to your Google Account". What is odd is I just tried accessing my Gmail account from my old computer using Firefox and I was able to access my mail. I have looked through all the Firefox settings on both computers and cannot find any differences. Looking through other posts about this issue, I've tried the safe mode and disabled add blocker without satisfactory results. I find no need to clear the cache because the computer is a day old.

Asked by perfectpat52 19 minutes ago

firefox leaves fullscreen mode, when resized

Firefox leaves full-screen mode when window manager remaps window to be in a frame and re-sizable. In the window-manager that I use (KDE plasma), I can ask the window-man… (read more)

Firefox leaves full-screen mode when window manager remaps window to be in a frame and re-sizable.

In the window-manager that I use (KDE plasma), I can ask the window-manager to exit full-screen mode, without telling the window. This allows me to tell a window to be in full-screen mode, while in a framed window. I have attached a screen-shot of chrome showing a youtube video. Both youtube and the chrome are in full screen mode, however the window manager has re-sized it and added decorations (title-bar&frame), and is allowing me to resize, move, minimize, maximize, etc.

This works for every program that I have used (that has a full-screen mode). However it is not working for Firefox. It seems that Firefox is triggering off of the wrong event.

My guess: the window-manager sets NET_WM_STATE_FULLSCREEN to enter full-screen, and would normally clear this attribute to exit full screen. When we exit full-screen, but stay in full-screen mode, the attribute is not cleared. However Firefox is triggering off of something else such as a re-size event.

Use-case: What I am trying to do

  1. Enter full screen mode: browser hiders tab-bar, and address bar, maybe web-page changes layout (e.g. you-tube resizes video player to fill window)
  2. Tell Window-manager to leave full-screen-mode, but not inform browser (or other app). Browser is now still hiding tab-bar, address-bar, site is till showing video in whole-window, but window can be moved and re-sized.

This works for every other app that I have user. (Some apps don't have full-screen-mode, so this does not apply to them. But it works for all that do have it.)

Asked by ctrl_alt_del 1 month ago

Last reply by ctrl_alt_del 2 weeks ago

Changing default storage location - how?

Is there a way to change the location of the default storage directory? I'm talking about ~/.mozilla/firefox/tjdaag57.default-release/storage/default which gradually fill… (read more)

Is there a way to change the location of the default storage directory? I'm talking about ~/.mozilla/firefox/tjdaag57.default-release/storage/default which gradually fills with files from all the websites I've visited. That directory slowly increases in size and I don't want that, so I'm looking for a way to change the location where these files go.

https://i.imgur.com/EDlVyOA.png

Asked by rado84 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Firefox address bar under remote control. No solution found in community or on web yet.

Greetings. I have scoured the web and read all the community posts on this robot head, under remote control, and orange stripes in the address bar problem that so many pe… (read more)

Greetings. I have scoured the web and read all the community posts on this robot head, under remote control, and orange stripes in the address bar problem that so many people seem to be having. There are a few answers, but almost all of them use very technical terms that are way above my head and not defined. None of them provide a sequence of steps to fix the problem that a browser novice might be able to follow. Surely there must be a way to fix this or to explain to frustrated users why it is there and not removable. None of my other Firefox browsers have this on other machines.

Is there a series of steps to solve the problem? That would be so helpful especially without undefined terms. Thanks so much. This type of answer will help so many frustrated users (me included of course) :)

Asked by photonic 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Bookmarks!

What the living H.. happened to my bookmarks????? Version 92.0 installed and NOW ALL MY BOOKMARKS .. .YEAR SO PROFESSIONAL BOOKMARKS are GONE. I tried to restore from a… (read more)

What the living H.. happened to my bookmarks????? Version 92.0 installed and NOW ALL MY BOOKMARKS .. .YEAR SO PROFESSIONAL BOOKMARKS are GONE. I tried to restore from an older version and got the message that they were corrupted, unusable. GONE. Someone needs to fix this like yesterday.

A very, very, very unhappy user.

Asked by odonovanse 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago

What is "firefox for Acer"; please don't answer "I assumer..."

Firefox will not update, but continuaaly load unstoppable popups suggesting I download and install a new copy. This is "Firefox for Acer". One other question about thi… (read more)

Firefox will not update, but continuaaly load unstoppable popups suggesting I download and install a new copy. This is "Firefox for Acer". One other question about this was answered "I assume that you can ask this at the Acer support forum as they should know this best." wgich means, I suppose, that the responder doesn't knowm but likes answering questions.

Does anyone know? Is this why Firefox fails to update? Will re-installing eliminate the problem? Is there any way to stop the popups?

Asked by dumpsterdan 9 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

Dementia.

I have built my life around PC's since 1981 [When a MB was ausome] Now in my 80's and suffering a mild form of dementia - I find Everything Difficult / Cannot get any hel… (read more)

I have built my life around PC's since 1981 [When a MB was ausome] Now in my 80's and suffering a mild form of dementia - I find Everything Difficult / Cannot get any help from Firefox or else where. Can Anyone help please? My email address is - [email]@ gmail.com - Thankyou! Regards - Denis

removed email address. edited for formatting

Asked by DGT 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 hours ago

font settings bug

Im on a mac running 10.13.6 and my personalized fonts (papyrus) aren't completely working since last update. I didnt get a response to my search so thought I'd say someth… (read more)

Im on a mac running 10.13.6 and my personalized fonts (papyrus) aren't completely working since last update. I didnt get a response to my search so thought I'd say something. I tried changing to a different font but it didn't take either after I restarted firefox. I don't have the allow sites to use their fonts checked, so I'm clueless... thanks

Asked by jtjunkbox 2 days ago

Last reply by jtjunkbox 13 hours ago

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Add microphone prompt not available in Google translate or on any website and cannot allow microphone even in Page Info

Basically whenever I click the microphone option in Google Translate it says "Voice Input isn't supported by my Browser" I have no idea why this is happening. I have trie… (read more)

Basically whenever I click the microphone option in Google Translate it says "Voice Input isn't supported by my Browser" I have no idea why this is happening. I have tried every troubleshooting technique along with refreshed my Entire browser while I was about to uninstall and reinstall it.

I have also changed it from the Page Info page by clicking Ctrl + i and changing it from Permissions, didn't work.

Please help, Btw this is happening only in Google Translate, Google Search. And not in Google Meet or Youtube for some reason.

Asked by sourabsrk 22 hours ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 17 hours ago

Why attachments for gmail goes to the wrong Folder and freezes up?

Hello, Windows 10 Desktop Computer Updated, Firefox 92.0 The folder I need yo go to in Documents, it goes to Downloads Instead Automatically! When I try to get an attachm… (read more)

Hello,

Windows 10 Desktop Computer Updated, Firefox 92.0

The folder I need yo go to in Documents, it goes to Downloads Instead Automatically!

When I try to get an attachment, for an email I'm sending out, it goes to the wrong folder. It just sits there doing nothing, with the hour glass on. I wait and wait, so I can change the location. Most times it doesn't stop. A very few times, when that stops, I located which folder I need, and it just goes into the hour glass mode again!

If I click on the screen, an error message comes up with something like, program not responding, do you want to close the program? or wait until it stops? With thus, I think it's dealing with the Folder that isn't responding! BUT no, when I click to close the program, LO And Behold, Firefox Closes!

I have a lot of attachments, I need to deal with. It doesn't ask me, which folder I want to get the attachment from?

Any Help Here?

Thank You!! Take Care!! Everyone Stay Healthy and Safe (Pets Also)!!!

Asked by GhostCat 17 hours ago

Strange look

Hi, To start with I love your browser been using and recommending it for many years. I am a service provider and have a customer that started getting this in her Firefox … (read more)

Hi, To start with I love your browser been using and recommending it for many years. I am a service provider and have a customer that started getting this in her Firefox browser. Started a few weeks ago. Hard to describe the attachment will show more. There is a image box link. No image shows in any of them but clicked on it does go to the url. The url address is right after it. They are partially imposed over part of the description of the web site. Now my Firefox browser on my machine does not look like this. Is this a setting I need to disable to return it to normal and remove this little image box at the beginning? Or is there a problem with the browser? Thank you for your time and help. SEBassman

Asked by SERocks 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 17 hours ago

Some little problem between Firefox and the keyboard

Hi ! I explain what happens : I run Firefox. The keyboard is operational. I leave FF open for a while, then go back to FF. The keyboard does not respond anymore, I must o… (read more)

Hi ! I explain what happens : I run Firefox. The keyboard is operational. I leave FF open for a while, then go back to FF. The keyboard does not respond anymore, I must open another FF session to regain use of the keyboard.

My system : Acer PC, Mageia 8 64b + Xfce, downloaded Firefox 92.0 (not RPM)

Thank you for your help !

Asked by Gilles Pascual 21 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 17 hours ago

Video player control bar (youtube)

Hi i have a problem playing videos the control bar is too big ( see pictures ) can't adjust properly ( since firefox 92.0 win 10 64bit ) I reinstalled firefox all remai… (read more)

Hi

i have a problem playing videos the control bar is too big ( see pictures ) can't adjust properly ( since firefox 92.0 win 10 64bit )

I reinstalled firefox all remaining folders are also deleted but that didn't help is there is a way to fix it ? or is that a bug ?

Asked by SpiceWeasel 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 19 hours ago

Menu Spacing

Why do you fix things that ain't broke. You want to change things advise those that want change of necessary ACTIONS TO ACCEPT CHANGE. I've had to waste precious time ge… (read more)

Why do you fix things that ain't broke. You want to change things advise those that want change of necessary ACTIONS TO ACCEPT CHANGE. I've had to waste precious time getting to this screen to enter message. Screen real estate is a premium. Why blow it up with white space. Come on! Please return to previous screen formats.

It's been quite awhile since you've made unnecessary display format changes. Please return it to the way it was.

Asked by greying_owl 1 week ago

Last reply by mbetts1 20 hours ago

English language

I was changing my language setting in Firefox (only) from English (US) to English (UK)(the only other option was English-Canada) as I am in Australia and we use the Unite… (read more)

I was changing my language setting in Firefox (only) from English (US) to English (UK)(the only other option was English-Canada) as I am in Australia and we use the United Kingdom spelling anyway. Within Firefox itself (not emails or off site pages) it STILL insists that COLOUR is spelt wrong & it allows me to spell NITE (not day) incorrectly. i have an Oxford dictionary in front of me & can reference a WEBSTERS all day long. There are many, many countries that have English as their primary language, Ghana is one & some South Pacific Islands (now the French have buggered off) The Seychelles off Africa have English as their official language & you can bet 'they' would have odd spellings. So no English (Australian) that's why the word Galah doesn't even get a look in. A Galah, by the way, is a VERY common Australian bird & in anyone's language. I'm guessing there is NO American word for Cockatoo too. I will have to look that up in my Funk & Wagnalls. Funk & Wagnalls was an American publisher known for its reference works, including A Standard Dictionary of the English Language, and the Funk & Wagnalls Standard (reference Wikipedia). Well, well, not only Webster trying ton undermine (Bastardize) (its actually S not a Z) standard English but Fucken Wagnall was in on it too!

Anneeeway just a heads up. using Firefox Browser (64-bit) on a Windows 7 Ultimate (Service Pack 1) I guess support for Win7 will be gone soon anyway Microsoft will see to that.

Looking for a suitable LINUX replacement. Thanks, bye.

Asked by Gronk 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 21 hours ago

Getting 522 Timeout Just on Firefox (other browsers OK)

Recently I’ve been receiving a 522 timeout error in Firefox attempting to reach URL www.cocoontech.com. The 522 is returned from Cloudflare’s reverse proxy servers (see … (read more)

Recently I’ve been receiving a 522 timeout error in Firefox attempting to reach URL www.cocoontech.com. The 522 is returned from Cloudflare’s reverse proxy servers (see uploaded image). However, I can successfully reach that URL using Chrome and MS Edge browsers. Only Firefox receives the 522 error. I can access numerous other websites with Firefox, so it seems to be isolated to just www.cocoontech.com. I’ve looked at numerous settings in Firefox, but have not seen anything that seems relevant to this issue.

Any ideas where to look to resolve this issue?

Asked by Maniacal611 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 21 hours ago