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  • Imetatuliwa

non pervasive change to applications/actions

Hi read your article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-fix-preferences-wont-save I have changed the action for content type "mail to" to my default email app ou… (read more)

Hi read your article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-fix-preferences-wont-save

I have changed the action for content type "mail to" to my default email app outlook. Despite this when I click on an embedded web page mail to link, the action reverts to the new office "mail" app which I do not want. When I get to the section in your article "User.js file overriding Firefox settings" as the next step in trying to fix the issue, and follow the instruction "Click the Firefox menu - and select Exit." then I am thrown out of the dialogue, it is not logical. Please advise as I don't even know if the user.js is causing the persistence?

Thanks Andrew

Asked by woodsterofarabia 4 days ago

Answered by woodsterofarabia 1 hour ago

Shortcuts: sites you save OR visit – why can't I choose sites I save only?

This is a minor issue, but it's really annoying me. I like having certain pages pinned on the page that opens when I open a new tab; it's easier than always having to sea… (read more)

This is a minor issue, but it's really annoying me. I like having certain pages pinned on the page that opens when I open a new tab; it's easier than always having to search through my many bookmarks for pages I use every day. But I find it really annoying and unhelpful – and also embarrassing, if another person is there – that Firefox only allows me to do this if I also allow it to display sites I've visited. The two should be completely separate in my opinion, like on Chrome. I can delete individual sites, but they're just replaced with other, even less relevant ones. So now I have a blank, useless new tab page, instead of a helpful one that shows me the sites I need to get to, because I don't want to risk a coworker, friend, or family member randomly seeing whatever sites I may have visited once or twice months ago. (This doesn't have to be extreme (porn, etc) to be embarrassing; I don't necessarily want people to see that I've been shopping for jewelry or hair dye or whatever.) It's just unprofessional and unnecessary. Thanks for fielding my complaint.

Asked by peltafeldman 1 hour ago

How to remove colorways

How do I remove Colorways completely? I don't use it and it's a waste of space. I used to have more control of features in Firefox. Now you're putting themes I can't dele… (read more)

How do I remove Colorways completely? I don't use it and it's a waste of space. I used to have more control of features in Firefox. Now you're putting themes I can't delete? Firefox is really starting to suck! No wonder everyone is leaving for Chrome. I'm about to be one of those leaving Firefox.

Asked by nunya_fukkin_bizness 7 hours ago

Last reply by andmagdo 7 hours ago

  • Imetatuliwa

Firefox hijacking Goolge search

I'm trying to completely turn off the address search bar function in Firefox. It' so annoying! I go to google. Start to type in the search bar on the page but all my typi… (read more)

I'm trying to completely turn off the address search bar function in Firefox. It' so annoying! I go to google. Start to type in the search bar on the page but all my typing ends up in the address bar. So frustrating! If I wanted to search from the address bar I wouldn't have gone to Google to do it. I DON'T want to search from the address bar EVER! So please don't say 'why don't you just..x,y or z'. I've managed to turn off all the address bar suggestions and whatnot with about a dozen different setting which is ridiculous. Turning off the rich results should fix everything but it doesn't. No mater what I try I cannot get text to appear in the Google search bar. So basically Firefox has stolen the functionality of the Google webpage for me. I've been using Firefox for a long time but lately I'm been questioning why a lot. Anyway, any suggestions to stop Firefox from hijacking my search would be appreciated.

Asked by bpereira 4 months ago

Answered by TNorth 4 months ago

Address bar is not blank anymore when pressing alt+home

Since couple days ago, Firefox started to put "about:home" in the address bar when pressing alt+home. How can I get back the blank (ready to type) address bar? Holding ba… (read more)

Since couple days ago, Firefox started to put "about:home" in the address bar when pressing alt+home. How can I get back the blank (ready to type) address bar? Holding backspace all the time is quite annoying :P

Asked by esselfe 1 day ago

Last reply by Disil07 10 hours ago

Add Blocking on MacBook Pro not working right

After the last update to Firefox on my Mac Book Pro running Mac-OS Monterey, I was offered an update to Ad Block Plus. This add-on, AdBlocker Ultimate shows as installed… (read more)

After the last update to Firefox on my Mac Book Pro running Mac-OS Monterey, I was offered an update to Ad Block Plus. This add-on, AdBlocker Ultimate shows as installed but it won't run at all and shows as disabled and my existing AdBlock Plus quits working. I'm using Adblock Plus on my windows based computers with all synced together with the Mac Book and the Windows computers are OK, but not the Mac Book. Is there any way to get my Mac Book working correctly? In addition the last update to Firefox on the Mac Book opens by offering me "Life in Color" every time it starts up. How long do I have to tell it I'm not interested? Thanks for your help.

Asked by Franklin.Siegrist 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 17 hours ago

opening new tab from external program (AutoHotkey).

I am having trouble opening a page from autohotkey. Half the time, my run command causes Firefox to issue a message that it must be closed in order to open the page. "F… (read more)

I am having trouble opening a page from autohotkey. Half the time, my run command causes Firefox to issue a message that it must be closed in order to open the page. "Firefox is already running. The old Firefox process must be closed to open a new window." I think this is somehow related to which profile is to be used. I have insured, from profile-manager, that my current and desired profile are one and the same. I do not include the profile parameter in my RUN command.

I run FF 88. I don't think that matters. As a possible solution, I installed a PORTABLE version of FF94. Same problem still occurs. I was very careful to make sure each has separate PROFILE folders etc.

I am baffled as to how to fix this. It only started a month or two ago. I don't know what triggered it. I don't think it was any particular FF update, because I DO NOT ALLOW automatic updates and perform updates only every 6 months or so.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Asked by Joe P 17 hours ago

How to change or disable default keyboard shortcuts

I want to disable the F12 shortcuts that open the developer tools, because I use this shortcuts to open a different application (yakuake) How do we change the default key… (read more)

I want to disable the F12 shortcuts that open the developer tools, because I use this shortcuts to open a different application (yakuake)

How do we change the default key bindings?

Asked by hello_world 4 days ago

Last reply by hello_world 1 day ago

vim bindings

Style editor: able to use vim bindings & navigate like vim normal mode. entered text, see update & save. But unable to go back to vim like normal mode & navig… (read more)

Style editor:

able to use vim bindings & navigate like vim normal mode. entered text, see update & save. But unable to go back to vim like normal mode & navigate etc?

Asked by ab2qik 1 day ago

The interface of some web applications has become blurry (after the i2p plugin)

Hello everyone I recently used i2p, and installed the i2p plugin in my Firefox. He broke a lot of settings for me (related to privacy, I think). Interestingly, it broke o… (read more)

Hello everyone

I recently used i2p, and installed the i2p plugin in my Firefox. He broke a lot of settings for me (related to privacy, I think). Interestingly, it broke on all my desktop devices (macbook, iMac, windows pc). After installing and removing the plugin, the following happened: - websites open in English (native to the system - Russian) - websites open in a light theme (native to the system - dark) - Firefox starts in a window not on the full screen (for the inability to track the screen resolution, I understand) - [the most important] interfaces, some web applications began to look blurry (e.g., Google sheets, or Yandex Maps). When I open the same services in Google Chrome, everything is displayed perfectly.

How do I clean the browser settings that came with the i2p plugin?

I've already tried: - Cleaning Firefox - Safe mode - Clearing the startup cache - Complete reinstallation

None of this helped.

I love Firefox, I don't want to switch to Chrome. Help, please)

Asked by Беслан Курашов 1 day ago

Set custom homepage url

This is the custom url I wish to set as my homepage in Android and on desktop. https://www.startpage.com/do/mypage.pl?prfe=0c4aa570cecf36f8ba47bd3de42f8a5e33db9aa88304c3e… (read more)

Asked by Woody 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Screenshot Download button shortcut. Move to the top

The first pic was copied from the screenshot and there is no fixed menu in the middle. ![screenshot copy button|406x500](upload://jc4cVdQpcK9yLRqWanmjirPbHbE.png) Second… (read more)

The first pic was copied from the screenshot and there is no fixed menu in the middle. ![screenshot copy button|406x500](upload://jc4cVdQpcK9yLRqWanmjirPbHbE.png)

Second pic using download button. There is some annoying fixed top menu appearing in the middle which blocks some of the content. ![screenshot download button2 .png|317x500](upload://mBzxui56Jznz5dxyAM71eP9TxrQ.jpeg)

Please make some download shortcut buttons or make Copy&Download&Cancel buttons float at the top.

Thank you

Asked by Urbarnart 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

  • Locked

FVD Speed Dial (disabled)

Hi, I have been using FVD Speed Dial and created quite number of shortcuts for browsers. It was disabled without notified by Firefox. Anyway I can retrieve the link of sh… (read more)

Hi, I have been using FVD Speed Dial and created quite number of shortcuts for browsers. It was disabled without notified by Firefox. Anyway I can retrieve the link of shortcut I created? Or can I enable to FVD Speed Dial for a day for me to copy all the shortcuts? Thank you.

Asked by hongpl22 6 days ago

Last reply by ray.buttifant 2 days ago

  • Imetatuliwa

New install of ublock origin - cannot find the icon

I just turned off AdBlock Plus in the Add-Ons screen and downloaded ublock origin to try it out. There is no icon for this new plug in to be found anywhere. I can manuall… (read more)

I just turned off AdBlock Plus in the Add-Ons screen and downloaded ublock origin to try it out. There is no icon for this new plug in to be found anywhere. I can manually go in and change the settings on this plugin in the add-ons screen but there is no icon anywhere to go in quicker or to show a report of how many items were blocked. When I try to Customize my toolbars, the icon is not available there either. The nearest threads I can find on this topic are from 2018 and their solutions are very basic use. Yes, of course I restarted the browser. TIA.


uBlock Origin: 1.39.0 Firefox: 87 filterset (summary):

 network: 83588
 cosmetic: 80376
 scriptlet: 18231
 html: 598

listset (total-discarded, last updated):

 added: 
   adguard-annoyance: 47817-586, now
 default: 
   ublock-filters: 30169-27, now
   ublock-badware: 3455-1, now
   ublock-privacy: 182-0, now
   ublock-abuse: 70-0, now
   ublock-unbreak: 1706-0, now
   easylist: 61109-543, now
   easyprivacy: 26327-473, now
   urlhaus-1: 10038-0, now
   plowe-0: 3699-3, now

filterset (user): [empty] modifiedUserSettings: [none] modifiedHiddenSettings: [none] supportStats:

 launchToReadiness: 1924
 launchFromSelfie: false

Asked by dlafontaine2 4 days ago

Answered by dlafontaine2 3 days ago

Using the -no-deelevate command option on a second profile

I have been using the -no-deelevate command line option to launch my main browser profile with a shortcut to Firefox.exe without any problem since it became necessary. Ho… (read more)

I have been using the -no-deelevate command line option to launch my main browser profile with a shortcut to Firefox.exe without any problem since it became necessary. However, I am unable to start my other profile to allow dragging. Is there a way to do it, please?

Asked by Straydog 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago