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How to disable Proton in FF 91?

Hi I was able to turn off the Proton UI stuff previously via the about:config "proton" options, but in FF 91 that just got pushed via updates, this no longer seems to wor… (read more)

Hi

I was able to turn off the Proton UI stuff previously via the about:config "proton" options, but in FF 91 that just got pushed via updates, this no longer seems to work.

Does anyone know if there are new switches to update in about:config in FF91 to disable this stuff or have other suggestions please?

Many thanks.

Asked by agimirtpeile 1 month ago

Answered by TerryN21 1 month ago

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after a reinstall of firefox 91.0.1, missing home icon next to refresh icon, where is switch to turn home icon back on?

cannot find switch for home icon's location, no longer visible after a windows recovery OS, aka little house on address bar next to circle arrow refresh icon....i might b… (read more)

cannot find switch for home icon's location, no longer visible after a windows recovery OS, aka little house on address bar next to circle arrow refresh icon....i might be blind, but i cud not find in settings, home page default ...tell it was not removed in new update...thanx

Asked by oetkbtytr 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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userChrome.css is not working with toolkit option enabled

I been reading various guide about how to use CSS to override the hyperlink color. But it is not working, Firefox are not grabbing the userChrome.css from the folder. I a… (read more)

I been reading various guide about how to use CSS to override the hyperlink color. But it is not working, Firefox are not grabbing the userChrome.css from the folder. I am not sure if there is other step that I have to do since I did everything to enable it through multiple guides.


  • toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets is enabled
  • chrome folder is created and located in my profile root folder
  • userChrome.css and userContent.css is in chrome folder
  • restarted Firefox multiple times even checking the task manager to ensure that Firefox is absolutely shut down.

Based on those above, it should be working. I thought it was the CSS code, however Stylus have no issue with the code. Yes, there are two empty rules in there because I got the impression that CSS strongly relies on inheritance. So I set this way to ensure that that nothing will be overridden by the website CSS. I created a clean fresh profile and set the same thing above and restarted Firefox. Unfortunately, it didn't work. So the addons are ruled out. my default profile is ruled out since the clean fresh profile having the same issue.

I don't know what is the possible issue of this? I don't know if my CSS is defined correctly since Stylus does not have a issue with it and applying CSS on all websites. Anyone have a clue?

My CSS content:

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

a: link {} a: visited {

   color: #ffa500 !important;

} a: hover {} a: active {

   color: #ffa500 !important;

}

Asked by darkestdream 3 weeks ago

Answered by darkestdream 3 weeks ago

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Bookmark Padding in New Firefox Versions

I know I am not the first person to complain about this. The spacing/padding between menu items, in particular the Bookmark menu is just ridiculously large. It got even b… (read more)

I know I am not the first person to complain about this. The spacing/padding between menu items, in particular the Bookmark menu is just ridiculously large. It got even bigger in 92.0!

I rely on Bookmarks heavily and use hundreds. I guess this was done for touch screens? The main interface is still currently the mouse for computers.

I see the only current fix is a using a stylesheet and it seems a bit involved. I have to give it a try. I am pleading with the designers, please give us the option to use compact padding once again. I am not sure why this is being forced on us. I really like Firefox, please don't make me look for another option. Thanks!

Asked by Steve Goncalves 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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Browser Version 92 of 7 Sept 2021

This new version of the browser does not maintain the appearance of windows when set to the system defaults. The title bar top of the window is almost white. Moreover, b… (read more)

This new version of the browser does not maintain the appearance of windows when set to the system defaults. The title bar top of the window is almost white. Moreover,

both an active window and an inactive window look 

exactly the same! Why does Mozilla keep fiddling with these color schemes? Leave it up to the user!

Asked by SgrB2 2 weeks ago

Answered by watt 2 weeks ago

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Home Page

I recently reset my computer because of performance issues. When relaunching FireFox, MSN is now my Home Page. I never selected or used MSN, but its there and I can't get… (read more)

I recently reset my computer because of performance issues. When relaunching FireFox, MSN is now my Home Page. I never selected or used MSN, but its there and I can't get rid of it. I have tried several times via the Settings tab, I have also tired on several occasions to drag a different tab to the Home Page Icon, but MSN just won't go away. I also tried to restore to an earlier version of FireFox, but no success. When working on the Settings tab, there is no "save" option. Is that normal?

Asked by phillyjudgem 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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stop formatting of css code when answering a request for help

How do I stop the #'s being changed to digits?? /* Colored folders for Bookmark Menus. */ /* Standard folder -- on Toolbar and Menus */ PlacesToolbarItems toolbarbutton[… (read more)

How do I stop the #'s being changed to digits??

/* Colored folders for Bookmark Menus. */ /* Standard folder -- on Toolbar and Menus */

  1. PlacesToolbarItems toolbarbutton[container="true"]:not([query="true"]) .toolbarbutton-icon,
-moz-any(
  1. PlacesToolbarItems,
  2. PlacesChevronPopup,
  3. BMB_bookmarksPopup,
  4. bookmarksMenu,

Asked by Norbert38 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Weird occasional graphical rendering bugs

Occasionally some websites will render a few icons of some particular type in a weird way. It's this crisscrossed celtic-looking pattern of yellow green and red. It's not… (read more)

Occasionally some websites will render a few icons of some particular type in a weird way. It's this crisscrossed celtic-looking pattern of yellow green and red. It's not a monitor or GPU issue, although does sort of look like my GPU is broken.

Here's an example. Curiously enough, this happens occasionally but here are some concrete examples where it ALWAYS happens. On 10forums, EVERYONE'S profile looks this way. https://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/111899-stereo-mix-no-longer-appears.html

(look in pictures)

And so this didn't matter because this happened like once when I was doing a captcha, the whole captcha was rendered weird, and on tenforums. And almost never anywhere else.

But okay now it's a problem. A newgrounds game is rendering weird. (image attached) The boxes move around a tiny bit, they walk up and down.

I have to use chrome to fix this issue.

Anyone know I should do? I'm like 80% confident I've tried disabling ALL extensions but didn't fix the issue. I can try again if you really think it's important.

Asked by marshall929 1 week ago

Answered by marshall929 6 days ago

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"Yahoo Mail is not supported on your browser" message

I've migrated to a new computer and installed the latest version of Firefox. I now get this persistent message when I try to access my email on Yahoo: "The latest version… (read more)

I've migrated to a new computer and installed the latest version of Firefox. I now get this persistent message when I try to access my email on Yahoo:

"The latest version of Yahoo Mail is not supported on your browser. Please use a supported browser below or use basic Mail". I then choose the basic Mail.

I'm using the latest version of Firefox and once I move around folders for a while, (Inbox, Trash, Sent), Yahoo remembers and gives me the latest version.

How can I make this permanent?

Asked by kathpbrown 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Firefox is showing the wrong time

My computer's date and time are correct but Firefox is using the wrong time in all sites (I can't identify what timezone it is). It's a big problem in receiving notificat… (read more)

My computer's date and time are correct but Firefox is using the wrong time in all sites (I can't identify what timezone it is). It's a big problem in receiving notifications. I already did the suggested solutions stated in some posts in this site but it's still not working. Even adding an extension doesn't make it right.

Asked by Marianne 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Facebook kills my Google searches

Clicking a Facebook or Instagram link in a Google search opens a new tab and kills the Google tab. Why? I have to restore the closed tab (and its history) from History &g… (read more)

Clicking a Facebook or Instagram link in a Google search opens a new tab and kills the Google tab. Why? I have to restore the closed tab (and its history) from History > Recently Closed Tabs. This has not yet happened with any non-Facebook-affiliated tabs.

I know that Facebook is evil, but damn.

Firefox 92.0, 64-bit (This has happened in the last five or so versions.) Windows 10 Home, V. 20H2, OS Build 19042.1237, Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3530.0

Thank you.

Asked by AlphaCat 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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BOX ORDINAL GROUP IN USERCHROME

I remember seeing somewhere that -moz-box-ordinal-group does not keep assigned values in userChrome if the value is changed after being set the first time. This certainly… (read more)

I remember seeing somewhere that -moz-box-ordinal-group does not keep assigned values in userChrome if the value is changed after being set the first time. This certainly seems to be the case -

With the following I had temporarily set the value to '1' but then set it back to '2' - it no longer works.

#clearDownloadsButton {
 -moz-box-ordinal-group: 2 !important;
}

Am I missing something?

Asked by deanone 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Bookmark list instead of scroll

Is it possible to have folders with a lot of bookmarks displayed in multiple columns, instead of the scroll arrow? Side question, is it possible to reduce bookmark list i… (read more)

Is it possible to have folders with a lot of bookmarks displayed in multiple columns, instead of the scroll arrow?

Side question, is it possible to reduce bookmark list item thickness? I like the redesign, but the bookmarks are super thick, would much prefer the old, thin ones.

Asked by Rivertold 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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opening a link defaults to "save as"

Normally, when I click on a link that connects to a file, I'll get an option window allowing "Save" or "Open with". A few days ago, FF is defaulting to "Save" The same op… (read more)

Normally, when I click on a link that connects to a file, I'll get an option window allowing "Save" or "Open with". A few days ago, FF is defaulting to "Save" The same operation in Chrome still returns the option window.

Is there a setting I need to change?

Asked by newmarket2 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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Password question

Sorry, I wasn't sure which topic this question fell under. I created my Firefox account in 2017 and have forgotten my Password. However, since creating my account in 2017… (read more)

Sorry, I wasn't sure which topic this question fell under. I created my Firefox account in 2017 and have forgotten my Password. However, since creating my account in 2017, I've NEVER SIGNED OUT. Until I hopefully remember my password, I don't plan too.

Question - If I am signed into my Firefox account, as I have been since 2017, and get to a point (when updating or changing my settings, add-ons, etc) where it asks me to re-enter my Password, is there a set number of password sign in attempts before it locks me out? And, if it locks me out after so many incorrect attempts, does it also sign me out of Firefox as well OR do I stay signed in? Hopefully I explained my question.

I really don't want to lose my data with Password reset, so I'm trying find ways help me recall my correct Password. Thanks for any info. Kurt

Asked by pa28fish 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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You don't have permission to access "http://www.wondrium.com/" on this server.

When signing in to Wondrium.com, I now receive this message and cannot access the site ussing Firefox Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.wondri… (read more)

When signing in to Wondrium.com, I now receive this message and cannot access the site ussing Firefox

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.wondrium.com/" on this server.

Reference #18.ac0cde17.1632438651.2bef339

I do not have this problem if I use Microsoft Edge.

Asked by hardcases 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago