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Firefox ESR91.3 Silent Mode Print

We use Firefox in our small business to deliver web-based apps for visitor sign-in at schools. We specify Firefox ESR primarily because of the Silent Print feature and t… (read more)

We use Firefox in our small business to deliver web-based apps for visitor sign-in at schools. We specify Firefox ESR primarily because of the Silent Print feature and the fact it is much easier to enable in Firefox than other major browsers.

With the ESR 91 release we began getting reports from customers that our web-app was no printing the name tags to a locally connected label printer. The printer has been checked. Drivers are installed and updated. The target label printer is designated as the default for the Win-PC station.

The config of the Firefox print function has been verified so that it is targeting the right local device and has the relevant print settings correct.

When we run with PRINT.ALWAYS_PRINT_SILENT = TRUE the sign-in process completes and no name tag is printed to the label printer.

When we run with PRINT.ALWAYS_PRINT_SILENT = FALSE the sign-in process completes, the print dialog pops and upon clicking the PRINT button the name tag prints to the label printer.

What's up with the PRINT.ALWAYS_PRINT_SILENT setting? It used to work, when we were running ESR78. Silent printing has been our selling point to run Firefox on hundreds of PC/Win (and Mac) workstations across our customer sites. Without this feature enabled and working, our customers are going to start asking to move back to Chrome or Edge.

Asked by mfranke62 1 day ago

ConvertKit issues

Testing ConvertKit integrations with my Squarespace site across multiple browsers. Firefox (v94.0.2) doesn't show the embedded ConvertKit form in the footer. I also have … (read more)

Testing ConvertKit integrations with my Squarespace site across multiple browsers. Firefox (v94.0.2) doesn't show the embedded ConvertKit form in the footer. I also have the ConvertKit form embedded in a sidebar, and while Firefox shows that form, it doesn't initiate the correct response (a 'thank you' that shows up on the sidebar when someone signs up); instead it pops open a new browser window with the thank you message.

I uploaded 2 images; one shows how the form should act on the sidebar after subscribing (screenshot from using Chrome) and the other shows how Firefox handles the subscribe. The Chrome screenshot shows Sign Up For Our Newsletter and a Success! message below it. The Firefox image shows that the form response takes me to another web page with multiple messages.

Any ideas what's up? should I advise visitors to the website that the form does not display correctly on Firefox?

Thanks -

Asked by laura63 1 day ago

Browser and Websites aren't displaying correctly.

Hello, John aka Beer Gutt here. A while ago (about three months), I moved my hard drive to a new PC with better parts. It has a better mother board, a better graphics car… (read more)

Hello, John aka Beer Gutt here.

A while ago (about three months), I moved my hard drive to a new PC with better parts. It has a better mother board, a better graphics card and twice the RAM. Anyway, since then Firefox hasn't worked the same. When i open Firefox, there will be random pieces of letters or words on a webpage just gone, making a lot of them impossible to browse because I can't read half of the the new Alien dialect on the screen. Some websites have been better than others, but its gotten to the point where some web pages (Like YouTube or Reddit for example.) will just be a mess of random de fragmented lime green blocks that completely corrupt the page and will shift, move and appear at random covering up text as I scroll down. Videos will play just fine, it's the rest of the site that's effed up. Also on YouTube videos, where the timer for the video is located, some of the numbers just won't show up. Like it will count down fine but won't display certain numbers in the timer. Funny thing is, is that this doesn't just affect the websites, but the browser itself. For example, hovering my mouse over different tabs will highlight them and show me the preview text of the tab. All that is good until I move over to a different tab and voila, the text is gone, and then suddenly all the other tabs are either blank or just missing random letters and numbers in the tab. This is only happening in Firefox btw. No other app on my PC is doing this. I've tried refreshing Firefox about six times now, I've uninstalled it three times in an attempt to fix the issue along with restarting my PC multiple times... All of that, and I find out yesterday that it works perfectly when in "Troubleshoot/Safe mode", and only when in Troubleshoot/Safe mode. I have no idea what is causing the issue... *PePeLaugh* 
 See, I would use another browser but I've been using Mozilla for 8-9 years and would like to avoid the hassle of moving everything to a new browser... I would VERY much appreciate any help at all.
 I'm running 64-bit windows 8.1 on the latest updates and my PC specs are roughly as follows below. I look forward to a response...

MSi 970 Gaming Motherboard

AMD FX(tm) 8350 Eight-Core Processor 4.00 GHz

24 gigs of RAM

Asus Radeon R9 380 Graphics card

Asked by bumblebeergutt 2 months ago

Last reply by don47203 1 day ago

Font display problem after goingn to version 90.x

This has happened on several of my computers. Upgrading from some version of FF80 to some version of FF90 results in gibberish text. What Mac OS system fonts does Firefox… (read more)

This has happened on several of my computers. Upgrading from some version of FF80 to some version of FF90 results in gibberish text.

What Mac OS system fonts does Firefox require? I somehow got this fixed on one system, but many monthds ago, so I don't know what actually worked. I have cleaned font caches, etc. but cannot get it fixed on the latest so far. Settings are Latin, normal fonts like Georgia or Verdana.

Asked by webbykat 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Youtube videos will not run; tried everything

I have done all the recommended solutions including Refreshing Firefox. Youtube still will not run. I just get the pic and the rotating arrow. Have to copy the url and … (read more)

I have done all the recommended solutions including Refreshing Firefox. Youtube still will not run. I just get the pic and the rotating arrow. Have to copy the url and open any other browser and paste. Mac OS vers. 11.6.1 Firefox vers. 94.0.2 64bit

Asked by rrandor 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

can not run walmart its jumps & I can not shop with it jumping

I go to walmart.con & O my word! the right side jump up & down I can not stop it. I have tried truning all the cookie && off in fire fox & still don't… (read more)

I go to walmart.con & O my word! the right side jump up & down I can not stop it. I have tried truning all the cookie && off in fire fox & still don't help. so I called walmart & they are lost plus they just up dated there site & now I have to call in order plus this is the only web site it does this on. so I know its not US.I have been with you over 20yrs & I will not live with out my fire fox! but this is so messed up I am lost now on what els to try.so if any one has an idea please let me know.I am not giving up my fire fox for no one!!! alisa wright og wyoming 307 331 4189 .& my pc is a new allinone hp

Asked by Wyominglady8 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Address bar search not working

I have long used the option to have a separate address and search bar ("Add search bar in toolbar" in search settings). A few months ago, I changed that to "Use the addre… (read more)

I have long used the option to have a separate address and search bar ("Add search bar in toolbar" in search settings). A few months ago, I changed that to "Use the address bar for search and navigation". The search bar is gone, but when I type a query into my combined address and search bar, I only get "We're having trouble finding this site".

Notes: -) My default search engine is DuckDuckGo, but it doesn't work either when I make Google my default search engine -) I can use the "this time search with..." buttons on bottom, but that's an extra step for every search -) My profile goes way back to the beginnings of Firefox. Any hidden settings that might not have been migrated properly in the past, and that I could check in the about:config?

Asked by Asperamanca 3 days ago

Last reply by Asperamanca 2 days ago

entering a URL through the address bar refreshes current page instead

Lately (as of which version, I'm not sure), I've been noticing that if I enter a URL in the address bar of a tab that already has a page open, instead of going to the new… (read more)

Lately (as of which version, I'm not sure), I've been noticing that if I enter a URL in the address bar of a tab that already has a page open, instead of going to the new URL I entered, Firefox will refresh the current page instead. This happens A LOT and is pretty annoying. Wondering if this happens to anyone else.

Asked by pznarxkc 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Automatic calls to many Google services on launch (Windows 10, desktop)

Hello! Something in my Firefox installation seems to be making several Google network (google.com / forcesafesearch.google.com / www.youtube-nocookie.com / m.youtube.com,… (read more)

Hello! Something in my Firefox installation seems to be making several Google network (google.com / forcesafesearch.google.com / www.youtube-nocookie.com / m.youtube.com, and a couple of others) calls shortly after launch. I have a DNS sinkhole, so that is how I can see.

I have a few reputable extensions (or should be, from EFF, Firefox itself, or Ublock Origin), but it also happens in safe mode. I went through a good chunk of this: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-stop-firefox-making-automatic-connections and still the calls occur

I am on Windows 10, with FF v93.

Thanks very much!

Asked by hiciya6568 1 month ago

Last reply by hiciya6568 2 days ago

Firefox wont load unless i clear history

Firefox doesnt load websites all of a sudden on my windows10 machine. I type a new website address and it just stays on the same site i was in. I try a new tab but no use… (read more)

Firefox doesnt load websites all of a sudden on my windows10 machine. I type a new website address and it just stays on the same site i was in. I try a new tab but no use.

Thru trial and error, i learnt that i click Menu->history->Clear history and then it works.

I have reset firefox and still it does not work. 94.0.01(64-bit version) is what i am running.

Driving me nuts..

Asked by srengarajan 3 weeks ago

Last reply by srengarajan 2 days ago

Can't Sign-Out of Firefox Account

I'm trying to sign-in to my Firefox account, but it won't let me as I'm still signed-in on another device. The other device is my old SSD which failed and can't access a… (read more)

I'm trying to sign-in to my Firefox account, but it won't let me as I'm still signed-in on another device. The other device is my old SSD which failed and can't access anymore. How do I sign-out of the old SSD so I can get access to my Firefox account on my new SSD?

Asked by Graham Coutts 2 days ago

Last reply by Graham Coutts 2 days ago

firepath and firebug

Hello, Which version of Firefox supports, fire path and firebug extensions? In my Laptop Firefox version 94.0 is installed. What should I do to install fire path and fire… (read more)

Hello, Which version of Firefox supports, fire path and firebug extensions? In my Laptop Firefox version 94.0 is installed. What should I do to install fire path and firebug extensions for my automation testing?

Thank you

Asked by prpatel2903 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

What happened to "restore previous session?"

The "restore previous session" option is no longer in the History section. All I can restore is individual pages. I often have a lot of tabs open, and twice now just in t… (read more)

The "restore previous session" option is no longer in the History section. All I can restore is individual pages. I often have a lot of tabs open, and twice now just in the last few weeks, I've lost the whole lot. One of those times I had closed Firefox, the other time it closed for no apparent reason.

Asked by as.king 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

My screen in Firefox is purple and I can't read anything

I don't know how this started but I'd be really grateful for help. Firefox is virtually unusable now. (See attached photo.) And BTW: I can't even see how this could be he… (read more)

I don't know how this started but I'd be really grateful for help. Firefox is virtually unusable now. (See attached photo.)

And BTW:

I can't even see how this could be helpful to anyone but maybw it's to do with specific sight problems some people have? Why doesn't something show up to say "You are in xxx mode which makes your screen purple. The purpse of this function is xxx To return to normal mode do yyy."?

I think Firefox staff, like most people in IT, really don't understand that non-techies like me just want the thing to work! No, I don't want to spend hours sorting it out!

Nick

Asked by nicknuttgens 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

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Speed dial

I just had to disable my speed dial FVsomething and Eversync because I found out that it was spyware! Firefox tried to tell me this and disabled it but I put it back, and… (read more)

I just had to disable my speed dial FVsomething and Eversync because I found out that it was spyware! Firefox tried to tell me this and disabled it but I put it back, and then my husband checked it out and found out about the spyware on it. I'm bereft. I've used that speed dial for years and it's been such a big help for me. I had over 100 dial all set up.

So my question is, what speed dial can I use in Firefox? Everything I checked out isn't monitored so what do I do?

Help!

Asked by joyce.greer2 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

Picture-in-picture not automatically enabling "always on top" functionality in GNOME

Whenever I click the PiP floating icon on video-hosting sites such as YouTube, the PiP window pops up but does not stay on top. It is immediately hidden by other windows.… (read more)

Whenever I click the PiP floating icon on video-hosting sites such as YouTube, the PiP window pops up but does not stay on top. It is immediately hidden by other windows. I always need to open the window menu and enable "Always on Top". Shouldn't this be enabled by default? Is there anything I can do to make it enable by default?

For reference, I'm using GNOME 41.1 on Manjaro Linux.

Asked by N Winkel 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

How to disable the giant "Search with DuckDuckGo" banner that appears on typing "d" in the URL bar?

Firefox 91 See screenshot. I've been a Firefox user since the days of 2.0. I know what DuckDuckGo is, what search is, what it does and how to use it. I've set this sear… (read more)

Firefox 91

See screenshot.

I've been a Firefox user since the days of 2.0. I know what DuckDuckGo is, what search is, what it does and how to use it. I've set this search engine up myself! I don't need a tutorial.

How can I disable this misfeature?

Thanks, Alex

Asked by Alex 1 month ago

Last reply by Alex 3 days ago