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firefox newpage issue

https://newtab.firefoxchina.cn/newtab/as/activity-stream.html As shown in the picture, users should be able to change tabs freely on this page. But this caused some prob… (read more)

https://newtab.firefoxchina.cn/newtab/as/activity-stream.html

As shown in the picture, users should be able to change tabs freely on this page. But this caused some problems on my browser. These white tabs cannot be edited, moved or removed by me.

My first two tabs are always blank (even if I try to change it and add a valid URL to it) and other tabs can be changed normally.

When I tried to move a changed normal tab to the first one, I found that my changed tabs became blank and they could not be changed back to normal.

This is very annoying for me. Please help me fix this problem

Asked by Jeff liang 15 hours ago

Location

I live in the UK and recently when going to the BBC.co.uk I get the website as BBC.com after a few seconds. I know that I usually see .com when overseas and this is norma… (read more)

I live in the UK and recently when going to the BBC.co.uk I get the website as BBC.com after a few seconds. I know that I usually see .com when overseas and this is normal. Why has this started happening while I am still in the United Kingdom?

Asked by herman1rg 5 days ago

Last reply by herman1rg 4 days ago

Default search engine does not get imported from profile, resets to google

after creating a new profile, and copying everything in the root directory to the new profile, including search.json.mozlz4, the default search engine setting does not ge… (read more)

after creating a new profile, and copying everything in the root directory to the new profile, including search.json.mozlz4, the default search engine setting does not get transferred over and is still set to google

Asked by ducky 2 weeks ago

Last reply by ducky 22 hours ago

history on Firefox Web browser

Can you help me screenshot the webpages that I visited on July 4, 2024? I need it for proof that I tried to sign in to a course while their platform was down. Thank y… (read more)

Can you help me screenshot the webpages that I visited on July 4, 2024? I need it for proof that I tried to sign in to a course while their platform was down.

Thank you, Sayde

Asked by SoundnessWithSayde 1 day ago

Cannot add exception for a site with self-signed certificate.

> some.site.example.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an … (read more)

> some.site.example.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site. > > The issue is most likely with the website, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it. > > If you are on a corporate network or using antivirus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the website’s administrator about the problem.

This is super frustrating. How to use Firefox for development purposes? There should be an option to add exceptions. I even went to settings and added an exception manually to no avail.

I'm going often through pain to use firefox for everything but then there must be a reasonable way to achieve the goals.

Please tell me there is a way to workaround this easily without compromising security of other sites that are being visited.

P.S. I can open same site with adding an exception on chrome.

Related question but with an answer that doesn't make sense in my case: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1324365

Asked by Alexander 3 days ago

Issued with Mozilla password manager

I accidentally reset password for my Mozilla account and now I lost my saved passwords, I have the backup key and old Firefox data, How can i get my lost passwords? Than… (read more)

I accidentally reset password for my Mozilla account and now I lost my saved passwords, I have the backup key and old Firefox data, How can i get my lost passwords?

Thank you

Asked by cruzshankey 4 days ago

Improve killing resource-hogging tabs

This isn't strictly related to Hulu but using it as an example: Hulu has some bug right now where it will occasionally suddenly use a lot of CPU power and completely lock… (read more)

This isn't strictly related to Hulu but using it as an example: Hulu has some bug right now where it will occasionally suddenly use a lot of CPU power and completely lock up Firefox, and to some degree my whole system. If I manage to "close" the tab, it *appears* to close, but it's very clear that whatever Hulu is doing is still going on in the background. This time I was at least able to open the task manager and kill Firefox – which immediately alleviated the problem, and upon reopening Firefox, the Hulu tab was still there (indicating it never closed).

I don't know if this is possible, especially given I don't know what's causing the bug with Hulu, but it would be nice if Firefox was better able to handle a tab getting out of control like that.

Asked by epiqu1n 1 week ago

Last reply by epiqu1n 5 days ago

Automatic downloading

Hello, I have checked the box "Always ask you where to save files". It works well most of the time, however, I have faced a case in which it does not. Opening a link to… (read more)

Hello,

I have checked the box "Always ask you where to save files". It works well most of the time, however, I have faced a case in which it does not. Opening a link to a pdf file directly from google search results, somehow bypasses this option, and starts downloading the pdf automatically, and opens it after download finished. I believe you are aware how dangerous it is to open pdf files directly.

If there is a solution to this, I will be glad to hear from you, as it is very important issue. Thank you beforehand.

Asked by Heydar Alizada 5 days ago

Downloading attachment in Outlook doesn't ask me where to store it

Regular download works fine, but when I try to download attachment in outlook.live.com website, it didn't ask me where to store it, but simply places it in my default loc… (read more)

Regular download works fine, but when I try to download attachment in outlook.live.com website, it didn't ask me where to store it, but simply places it in my default location, while at the same time opening the attachment even though I only want to download the file.

Asked by WaReMoN 5 days ago

Firefox screenshot feature: How to prevent clicking from affecting page content when taking screenshots?

Hi there, I've noticed that since a certain update (1 - 2 months ago?), when using the Firefox screenshot feature (that is, using Shift + Command/Ctrl + S), clicking on … (read more)

Hi there,

I've noticed that since a certain update (1 - 2 months ago?), when using the Firefox screenshot feature (that is, using Shift + Command/Ctrl + S), clicking on webpage still has effect on the webpage itself: After pressing Shift + Command/Ctrl + S, so that the browser enters screenshot mode, I have to click on a certain area in order to orient the screenshot camera, then click somewhere again, in order to click the "Copy" or "Download" button when the screenshot is ready. If I remember right, these two click actions wouldn't influence the webpage itself at all in older versions of Firefox, because in the screenshot mode the interaction between webpage and mouse clicks was "blocked". However, this is not the case anymore. That means, the webpage could no more look like how it looked like at the moment I wanted to take the screenshot, due to the unblocked mouse click. Even though for most static pages it's not a big deal, for many dynamic pages like online games this is absolutely annoying. Any workaround?

Asked by Lutalli 6 days ago