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How to set a local file as the new tab

I want to use a local html file as my new tab page. Currently there is no easy way to do this as far as I can tell. Firefox at some point has removed the in-built option … (čítať viac)

I want to use a local html file as my new tab page. Currently there is no easy way to do this as far as I can tell.

Firefox at some point has removed the in-built option to set the new tab as a local file. Setting the home page as a local file is possible. But setting the new tab as either home (note, not 'Firefox Home') or explicitly the local file is not an option (see attached image).

Previous forum posts point toward New Tab Override extension. However, in recent releases, add-ons cannot offer a work around as Firefox no longer allows add-ons to access local files. In the image attached, New Tab Override extension shows that it cannot use a local file as the new tab. It can however take a file and store it somewhere it has control over. This means every time I edit the local file, I need to manually re-upload this to the extension in each instance of Firefox. It is no longer a good option.

I am sure I used this feature not too long ago and it feels like a very simple thing. I am sure I must have missed some setting or option. Any help achieving this would be greatly appreciated.

Otázku položil(a) James Pred 4 dňami

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Wordpress "justify" not working

I run a blog on WordPress and while editing a blog post I tried to "justify" the paragraph but it did not work. I previously used chrome in which it worked, but in Firef… (čítať viac)

I run a blog on WordPress and while editing a blog post I tried to "justify" the paragraph but it did not work. I previously used chrome in which it worked, but in Firefox it seems that its is not working.

Otázku položil(a) Najm Us Saqib Pred 1 týždňom

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How to dock an already popped-up window as a tab

PayPal pops up a window, which I want to dock as a tab in the main Firefox window. How do I do that? The "natural" way was to grab the popped-up window and drag it onto … (čítať viac)

PayPal pops up a window, which I want to dock as a tab in the main Firefox window.

How do I do that? The "natural" way was to grab the popped-up window and drag it onto the hamburger menu. A quick search only revealed a preference setting to force pop-ups to be tabs, but that is before-the-fact, whereas I would like an after-the-fact solution.

Thanks in advance.

Otázku položil(a) Greg Pred 5 dňami

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Firefox password field crearing by pressing shift key

When I press shift key and another one in password fields, the field clears any typed characters in the field. Shift work as "select all" in password text field. It is ha… (čítať viac)

When I press shift key and another one in password fields, the field clears any typed characters in the field. Shift work as "select all" in password text field. It is happens when input email address also. Theme is default. The same behavior in safe mode.

Otázku položil(a) toughkrua Pred 2 dňami

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Printing gets chopped off after first page

I'm trying to print this page (https://eecaunt.github.io/kanji-sakuin.html), but firefox only prints out the first page, then stops. (Here's a small test version of the s… (čítať viac)

I'm trying to print this page (https://eecaunt.github.io/kanji-sakuin.html), but firefox only prints out the first page, then stops. (Here's a small test version of the same page: https://eecaunt.github.io/kanji-sakuin-small.html)

You can see in the picture that it gets cut off.

Here's the pdf of the picture: https://mega.nz/file/6wwBUIaC#swNET5o7oGArqOuhxLqGhsPKElxznIe2aqvI0TFKO5E

If you see weird overlapping text, then just reload the page. idk why firefox sometimes doesnt finish loading the page…

As an aside: How do I keep the local links (that are in the webpage) in the PDF that Firefox generates?

Otázku položil(a) əkaunt Pred 4 dňami

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Firefox 80 internal error on attempting to play youtube audio

When attempting to play youtube audio, firefox 80 on Mint 18.3 fails with these messages: [Child 11503, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: 7f167cbabcc0 OpenCubeb() fai… (čítať viac)

When attempting to play youtube audio, firefox 80 on Mint 18.3 fails with these messages: [Child 11503, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: 7f167cbabcc0 OpenCubeb() failed to init cubeb: file /build/firefox-YY44jc/firefox-80.0+linuxmint1+sylvia/dom/media/AudioStream.cpp, line 330 [Child 11503, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: Decoder=7f16773f1000 [OnMediaSinkAudioError]: file /build/firefox-YY44jc/firefox-80.0+linuxmint1+sylvia/dom/media/MediaDecoderStateMachine.cpp, line 3891 [Child 11503, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: Decoder=7f16773f1000 Decode error: NS_ERROR_DOM_MEDIA_FATAL_ERR (0x806e0005) - RefPtr<MediaSourceTrackDemuxer::SamplesPromise> mozilla::MediaSourceTrackDemuxer::DoGetSamples(int32_t): manager is detached.: file /build/firefox-YY44jc/firefox-80.0+linuxmint1+sylvia/dom/media/MediaDecoderStateMachine.cpp, line 3470 [Child 11503, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: 7f1673a5f980 OpenCubeb() failed to init cubeb: file /build/firefox-YY44jc/firefox-80.0+linuxmint1+sylvia/dom/media/AudioStream.cpp, line 330 [Child 11503, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: Decoder=7f166ccc6400 [OnMediaSinkAudioError]: file /build/firefox-YY44jc/firefox-80.0+linuxmint1+sylvia/dom/media/MediaDecoderStateMachine.cpp, line 3891

Otázku položil(a) feralurchin Pred 4 dňami

Back/Forward navigation on scroll when window inactive (linux)

Hey There, whenever the window is inactive and i want to scroll the site (with a touchpad swipe) it instead navigates forward or backward. ONLY when the window is inactiv… (čítať viac)

Hey There,

whenever the window is inactive and i want to scroll the site (with a touchpad swipe) it instead navigates forward or backward. ONLY when the window is inactive. the behavior is the same with horizontal and vertical swipes. I've tried disabling the feature like described here (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/915174) but i had no luck with that.

i'm using firefox 78.2. on an opensuse 15 laptop. thought i might be an issue with that but with chromium i dont have that issue

thanks in advance.

Otázku položil(a) jo.alexander Pred 3 dňami

Why doesn't firefox seem to consider the --window-size command-line parameter on Ubuntu ?

Please note that my question is not about preserving preferences. I've searched and found many Q&A threads on preference preservation, but I don't think that is my pr… (čítať viac)

Please note that my question is not about preserving preferences. I've searched and found many Q&A threads on preference preservation, but I don't think that is my problem or issue.

What I'd like to do is to make some Ubuntu desktop menu shortcuts to launch specific web-based apps, in individual windows (I suppose separate instances and new-window) of specific size, with a given specific URL, hopefully with it's own icon, sort-of replacement of desktop apps. So in the Desktop menu I should be able to see 'Google Meet' (for instance) as an application with it's own icon, but clicking it launches Firefox with Google Meet's URL, and a window that is just 800x600 in size.

However, when I try to launch windows on Ubuntu MATE (also tried Lubuntu, and standard Ubuntu... all 20.04), firefox seems to ignore --window-size command line parameter, and all new windows are of exactly same size, which is the default size apparently, ignoring the command-line parameter. What gives ? How can I do what I am trying to as explained above (from firefox standpoint... I know how to create Ubuntu .desktop file etc.).

cheers, B

Otázku položil(a) Banibrata Dutta Pred 3 dňami

PKI certificate selection not displaying all available certs.

Greetings - I am using Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04.1. When I try to log on to a secured DoD site, I get the certificate selection pop-up. Normally, only two of three certif… (čítať viac)

Greetings - I am using Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04.1. When I try to log on to a secured DoD site, I get the certificate selection pop-up. Normally, only two of three certificates are displayed. I used to be able to select the first certificate without error but the DoD recently changed their requirements. Now, the same certificates are displayed but the one I need is not displayed. How do I edit that window to display all certificates on the CAC card? Thank you for your time.

Otázku položil(a) defrain.jason Pred 2 dňami

Background on 2nd monitor breaking through Firefox window on mouse over - Linux Mint 20

I'm seeing breakthrough of the background when Firefox is open on my second monitor. This seems to occur when the window on the secondary monitor is minimised, then maxi… (čítať viac)

I'm seeing breakthrough of the background when Firefox is open on my second monitor.

This seems to occur when the window on the secondary monitor is minimised, then maximised and mouse over the image on the secondary monitor (second is right hand side) - see image.

Initially I thought this was a graphics issue but this does not occur when I repeat the steps with other applications. I have also tried it with Chrome and Chrome does not display the same behaviour. I do not see this behaviour on the primary monitor.

I have reduced the refresh rate from 144Hz to 60Hz and reset Firefox which has not cured the issue. It appears to me that the only application that exhibits this behaviour on this machine is Firefox.

I also started to see this occur on my previous machine which was based on Mint 17 and a different Nvidia GPU and monitors and had been stable for many years.

If there is any further information I can provide, please let me know as I'm loathed to change from Firefox as I've been a fan for many years.

Otázku položil(a) rjy8960 Pred 2 dňami

How do I stop a blank tab opening when I download a document?

Sometimes when I click a link (in an email) to download a document, a completely unnecessary blank tab opens immediately before the save dialog. A new blank tab opens fo… (čítať viac)

Sometimes when I click a link (in an email) to download a document, a completely unnecessary blank tab opens immediately before the save dialog. A new blank tab opens for each document I download. There used to be a preference to stop that happening. The closest I can find is dom.targetBlankNoOpener.enabled but I can't find any intelligible information about that.

Otázku položil(a) terauck Pred 2 dňami

Can not disable gmail notification in the background

Hi, I want to disable Firefox gmail notification when receiving a new mail with sound and notification prompt throught dunst. I found out that the gmail notifications run… (čítať viac)

Hi, I want to disable Firefox gmail notification when receiving a new mail with sound and notification prompt throught dunst. I found out that the gmail notifications run in background of firefox.

I tried these ways: - Disable all gmail notification in gmail setting - Block gmail notification in Perefercences - Open gmail tab and mute it - Disable all extensions.

I'm running Arch 5.8.3, dunst 1.5.0, Mozilla Firefox 80.0.1 Any ideas? Thank you.

Otázku položil(a) dannydyvn Pred 2 dňami

Gnome Extensions for Developer Edition Not Populating...

I decided to use Firefox Developer Edition on my Linux machine (Fedora 32) as I migrate from Windows for Web Development, but I have hit a wall with it with Gnome Extensi… (čítať viac)

I decided to use Firefox Developer Edition on my Linux machine (Fedora 32) as I migrate from Windows for Web Development, but I have hit a wall with it with Gnome Extensions. I get the following error when I attempt to modify or even view extensions.gnome.org content:

Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, native host connector is not detected. Refer documentation for instructions about installing connector.

The only resolve I found for this is Chrome-based so I do not feel that is the issue I am having. The browser works fine other than this, at least from what I can tell. Is there a way to use the extensions? Should this issue be a precursor to things on Fedora that should keep me on Windows for the browser? Please advise, I want to make the full move to Linux soon.

Otázku položil(a) Diortem Pred 2 dňami

Characters not displaying on Firefox for linux

After removing and downloading Firefox again recently, I have begun to run into characters not displaying on websites. Nearly every site is subject to this issue, where c… (čítať viac)

After removing and downloading Firefox again recently, I have begun to run into characters not displaying on websites. Nearly every site is subject to this issue, where characters display as little boxes with numbers inside them. After looking around, I have verified that I am allowing sites to specify their own font, and that I don't have any fonts blocked under about:config. I am running Firefox 80.0.1 on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS.

Otázku položil(a) calvin.nefzger Pred 2 dňami

Dropdown Menus in Firefox Wont Stay Open

I am seeing problems identical to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1273349 When I click a menu it briefly appears and then immediately disappears. Turning on "… (čítať viac)

I am seeing problems identical to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1273349

When I click a menu it briefly appears and then immediately disappears.

Turning on "Disable popup auto-hide" solves the issue, but this is a work around not a solution.

Restarting Firefox with a clean brand new profile resolves the problem. So it seems nothing to do with any of my plugins.

But after I click on a link from within emacs, the first time I open a menu it is fine. Then the 2nd time I try to open a menu it disappears immediately. There might be other conditions that do this also, but this is the most reliable way I have found to date.

I believe emacs is calling firefox, by default, using "xdg-open". If I manually use this command from a command prompt to open a web page. It works fine. Huh???

I changed emacs to explicitly invoke Firefox. At first this seemed to have solved this problem. But now it has come back again.

This has been ongoing for some time, over a large range of Firefox versions. Currently I can reproduce with 68.11.0 ESR and 80.0.1

Sometimes I have done something and I think I have magically resolved the issue, but then it comes back again.

This is currently Debian/buster and Debian/bullseye using the i3 window manager. In the past I have also had the same issue with Debian/stretch. I have multiple monitors. I doubt any of this is relevant, but just in case.

Unlike the previous referenced post I have not been able to reproduce this under OSX. Although I don't often click links from emacs either. So wonder if that is significant.

Otázku položil(a) Brian May Pred 1 dňom

Unable to play livestream videos

I am unable to play any sort of livestream. I can watch normal youtube videos fine, but live videos come up with "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the vid… (čítať viac)

I am unable to play any sort of livestream. I can watch normal youtube videos fine, but live videos come up with "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available." twitch comes up with "This video is either unavailable or not supported in this browser. (Error #4000)" I have tried clearing the cache, running firefox in safe mode with all add ons turned off, turning off my VPN, and have re-installed firefox but nothing has worked I am on firefox 80.0.1 (64-bit) for Ubuntu, canonical 1.0 any help would be appreciated, thank you

Otázku položil(a) asterlesbean Pred 1 dňom

Firefox without address bar and in a new window

So, I want to run Firefox from the command line withoug address bar and in a new window. I found that I can enable ssb and try it with: firefox -ssb http://127.0.0.1:6680… (čítať viac)

So, I want to run Firefox from the command line withoug address bar and in a new window. I found that I can enable ssb and try it with: firefox -ssb http://127.0.0.1:6680/ This doesn't work, so I tried: firefox -ssb -url http://127.0.0.1:6680/ This opens it, not in a new window but in a new tab of an already existing session, and the ssb argument doesn't seem to work. Then, I tried: firefox -new-window http://127.0.0.1:6680/ This does work but again, there's still the address bar. The -ssb argument works with websites like google.com etc. but not local sites like the address I mentioned there. What do I do?

Otázku položil(a) Nanda Gopal Pred 1 dňom

confirmation code dialog not displayed

System: Linux pm01 5.4.0-42-generic #46~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 10 07:21:24 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Firefox Version: 80.0.1 Within the last 2 days I ha… (čítať viac)

System: Linux pm01 5.4.0-42-generic #46~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 10 07:21:24 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Firefox Version: 80.0.1

Within the last 2 days I have tried to access accounts that respond with something like enter the response code. Note-the firefox forum creation worked. The accounts were in Computershare.com and amazon.com. Both want to confirm (somehow) that the emailed code could be entered 'somewhere' on the screen, but nothing was shown that would accept an entry.

Just to confirm, I also tried Chrome and Opera and same thing. I even did it on my other Linux laptop with the same results. I don't do MS and even told Computershare that and they kept telling me to try a different browser to no avail.

Otázku položil(a) Pete Pred 19 hodinami