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I don't want the pdf to save to disk without my will when I open a pdf file from any website. Fire Fox saves the file first, then opens it for reading. How to change it? … (read more)

I don't want the pdf to save to disk without my will when I open a pdf file from any website. Fire Fox saves the file first, then opens it for reading. How to change it? I want to read the pdf first and then decide what to do with it. This works similarly in Edge. FF is my main browser, I wouldn't want to change that, but I have too much garbage on my disk. every pdf is saved first, completely unnecessary.

Asked by Diabolo13 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

Firefox Send Tab/Link to Device not working

The Send Tab/Link to Device feature only works in one direction, from iOS to MacOS. iOS to iOS never receives, although the popup says it sent. I'm using Firefox 98 on Ma… (read more)

The Send Tab/Link to Device feature only works in one direction, from iOS to MacOS. iOS to iOS never receives, although the popup says it sent. I'm using Firefox 98 on MacOS and iOS. I have a Windows 10 PC which can't receive or send tabs/links as well but I'll limit it to the Apple devices for the moment.

Sync and notifications are enabled on Laptop, iPhone, and iPad. I've de-synced and re-synced each device separately and together. I've attempted to send between each device separately and all together.

Neither iOS device can receive tabs/links from one another, nor send to each other. Laptop can receive tabs/links from both iPhone and iPad, but not send to either.

Each time I re-sync an iOS device I get a notification on the Laptop saying that "this computer is now connected with Firefox iOS". But still nothing works.

Asked by generalistpro 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

disconnected from the internet

Hello, I am using Firefox from like 10 years ago and it is my favorite browser all the time. I never have this problem before. However, recently after there was an updat… (read more)

Hello, I am using Firefox from like 10 years ago and it is my favorite browser all the time. I never have this problem before. However, recently after there was an update in Mozilla Firefox 100, I met some errors a few times. First, when I start the mozilla, it always say I need to update to the newest version which is I did a couple times and the error is still there when i restart the mozilla. It is same as this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1264949. i already try to solve it using the solution in that thread but no successful.

Second, when I am away like 10 minutes without using the browser, it got disconnected. I cannot using it like there is no connection (my internet is always on and I tried using other browser and it is on). I need to close the mozilla and start again and it become connect again.

Thank you.

Asked by gaaauul 1 month ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 month ago

Sync does not sync all extensions and their data between PC(windows) and Mac(Monterey 12)

Hi , My main machine is a personal windows laptop. Firefox sync works fine and syncs all things including "all" my installed extensions . recently company issues me a m… (read more)

Hi , My main machine is a personal windows laptop. Firefox sync works fine and syncs all things including "all" my installed extensions . recently company issues me a macbook and on it when i install firefox and login my account for sync it syncs other things like bookmarks but does not sync all my extensions only a few of them.

I already tried multiple things like sync delibrately from windows and then pressing sync on mac or reinstalling firefox on mac . but its the same issue.

few of the extensions that are missing :

  1. Auto Tab Discard
  2. Download Manager (S3)
  3. DownthemAll
  4. Stylus ( very important for me)
  5. Tab Session Manager (THE most important for me)
  6. TamperMonkey ( Important)
  7. (Temporary Containers)
  8. uBlock Origin
  9. Xkit Rewritten
  10. Zoom Image

Asked by Ali A. 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

listing description on ebay seems to get squashed into 10% of page width when seems to be set for 100% and is only TD element on the TR

Page in question but appears to be all listings: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/255449833961?hash=item3b79ff21e9%3Ag%3AZtIAAOSwIIxiC%7EHz&LH_ItemCondition=2000%7C2500%7C3… (read more)

Page in question but appears to be all listings:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/255449833961?hash=item3b79ff21e9%3Ag%3AZtIAAOSwIIxiC%7EHz&LH_ItemCondition=2000%7C2500%7C3000%7C4000%7C5000%7C6000%7C7000

Code seems to look like it should fill the width

<title>eBay</title>
	<table align="center" style="border-spacing: 0px; width: 100%;">
	<tr>
		<td>
			<div id="ds_div">
							<p>TRACE  ELLIOT AH500-7 500 WATT BASS AMP HEAD </p><p>Comes complete with foot switch,euro power cable , midi cable </p><p>and amp cover. This UK Model is becoming very rare due to demand for its awesome sound . The unit has very little use as it was a backup amp for the same TE Bass-head.</p><br /><br /><br /><p>The AH500-7 is a 500W bass head with a 7-band graphic EQ to fine tune your sound with ease. Highly efficient output stage uses MOSFET technology. Footswitchable features include Pre Shape; graphic EQ; compressor with self-adjusting, program-dependent attack/release times; and an output mute.</p><p>* 500W</p><p>* 7-band graphic EQ</p><p>* Footswitchable Pre Shape; graphic EQ; compresor with self-adjusting, program-dependent attack/release times; output mute</p><p>* Series effects loop</p><p>* Electronically balanced XLR DI output (selectable pre/post preamp)</p><p>* Highly efficient output stage using MOSFET technology</p><br /><br /><p>Dimensions: L 48.5 x 34 x 13 [cm].</p><p>Weight 15.3 [kg].</p><br /><p>This is item is advertised as a  COLLECTION ITEM  but the buyer is welcome to arrange a uplift with a courier service . I will box the item securely for a small fee for the parking materials £5.00 .</p></div>
						</td>
	</tr>

Asked by oscarstankard 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

OlyKey a Physical Security Key Firefox wants me to register but the registry failed. Help - What now?

I purchased an OlnyKey to use for two factor authorization (2fa) for social media and other sites. I set it up and tried to sign in to Facebook. Immediately a drop down w… (read more)

I purchased an OlnyKey to use for two factor authorization (2fa) for social media and other sites. I set it up and tried to sign in to Facebook. Immediately a drop down window opened saying Windows indicated it had to be registered with Firefox. I clicked okay and followed the steps to create a PIN which I did. Then it said to touch my Security Key which I did and another drop down box opened stating the device failed to register.

I tried this three times, now what? Why do I need to register my Security Key? How can I see if it is registered with Firefox? What is keeping it from connecting to Facebook?

Everything I read and watch does not expose this kind of problem. I don't know how to see if the problem is Firefox, Windows, or Facebook! UGH

Help!

Asked by outermost500 1 month ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 month ago

Automatic downloading of files

I know Firefox recently changed some settings regarding automatic downloading of files, but I need to know how to stop Firefox from automatically downloading .pdf files t… (read more)

I know Firefox recently changed some settings regarding automatic downloading of files, but I need to know how to stop Firefox from automatically downloading .pdf files that I view. Sometimes I just want to view a pdf without downloading the file. Firefox keeps automatically downloading the file, then after viewing it, I have to manually delete. I don't to do this! I just want to view the file and if I want to keep it, I'll save a copy. This is extremely annoying! Can I change the settings so that the file won't automatically save to my computer? Thanks

Asked by robertinohio 3 months ago

Last reply by BJ 1 month ago

Firefox is configure to not delete cookies or history, but it still clears them

I have Firefox 99 for Mac "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" is unchecked History is set to "Remember History" Enhanced Tracking Protection is set to … (read more)

I have Firefox 99 for Mac "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" is unchecked History is set to "Remember History" Enhanced Tracking Protection is set to "standard"

Yet every time I return to a site where I've checked "remember me" , I'll get prompted to login, and perhaps also get a security message "you've logged in from a new computer" in my email from the site.

Is there an easy way to verify that Firefox is storing cookies for a site. Maybe an option to right-click on a site's web page and view "cookies are stored for this site" in the context menu? I'm losing a lot of my productivity time logging back into sites that I just logged into earlier in the day.

Asked by john542 1 month ago

Last reply by vda1 1 month ago

I marked "Ask always" for Microsoft excel files, but Firefox always download them

HI! I'm using Firefox 98 on Linux Ubuntu 20.04. after the last update I found several settings changed and I had to reset them, but there is one setting I can't manage. I… (read more)

HI! I'm using Firefox 98 on Linux Ubuntu 20.04. after the last update I found several settings changed and I had to reset them, but there is one setting I can't manage. In the download preferences I set all the Microsoft Excel entries to "Always ask", but every time that I try to see an Excel file (no download, just open with ...), this is automatically downloaded. I definitively don't want to download it. How can I change this behavior? P.S.: I realized right now that there is the same problem with .docx files and I don't know how many others file types.

Asked by luca.dgh 3 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

Site-sensitive download locations

Before version 98 of Firefox, it would remember where I downloaded files to based on what site I'm downloading the file from. For example: when I would download a statem… (read more)

Before version 98 of Firefox, it would remember where I downloaded files to based on what site I'm downloading the file from. For example: when I would download a statement PDF from American Express, the Firefox download prompt would automatically be navigated to <...documents\records\AmEx\statements>. Then, when I would go to download something like the latest Firefox installer, the download prompt would automatically start in the folder <...programs\standard programs\Firefox>. No navigation needed in either case. Now, with version 98, all Firefox can remember is the last place I downloaded to, with no memory of site context. (This includes sites I've been to more than once since the update to version 98.)

This was a very convenient, time-saving feature. Is there any way to restore this site-contextual memory of download directories?

(I tried searching through existing questions, but my apologies if I missed an existing question on this topic.)

Thank you!

Asked by Jess 3 months ago

Last reply by gumby_dammit223 1 month ago

Firefox prevents opening links I select such as utility bills

Any site I go to such as my utility companies that have a link for me to open and view my bill while logged into my online account are prevented from opening by Firefox. … (read more)

Any site I go to such as my utility companies that have a link for me to open and view my bill while logged into my online account are prevented from opening by Firefox. Their help articles define the pop-up window as a window that opens automatically. That is not what I'm talking about. I am selecting the link. I am giving the site permission to open the window. It is not automatic. Google Chrome, Microsoft edge, no other browser has this problem. please help.

Asked by mike7771 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Automatic download is TERRIBLE

Why why why why is FF forcing download of pdf files? It is a horrible problem for me. Especially because I am a university prof and, in the classroom, constantly display … (read more)

Why why why why is FF forcing download of pdf files? It is a horrible problem for me.

Especially because I am a university prof and, in the classroom, constantly display (my own!) files from the course management system on the classroom devices. I DO NOT WANT MY FILES SAVED ONTO THE (PUBLIC) CLASSROOM DEVICE. Never mind multiple copies as it will download EACH AND EVERY TIME I open it.

I have been looking everywhere for a solution or a way to disable this feature, there seems to be no such option but I am seeing a lot of posts from people who object to this as much as I do.

After many many years of loyally using FF and a paid subscriber to some Mozilla services, I am afraid I am going to have to give up using FF is this isn't fixed NOW.

Asked by natalieboisvert 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Passwords lost and cannot be saved anew after "refresh"

We got an alert when opening Firefox on our iMac yesterday suggesting we "refresh" and that bookmarks and saved passwords would not be affected. After the refresh, bookma… (read more)

We got an alert when opening Firefox on our iMac yesterday suggesting we "refresh" and that bookmarks and saved passwords would not be affected. After the refresh, bookmarks were retained but all passwords wiped out. Further, as we painstakingly looked up or created new passwords on sites and entered them, the usual Firefox alert would come up asking if we wanted to save the new log-in, user name and password on each site, we'd select "yes" and then find none of them saved. Can anyone advise us? We're rebuilding our saved passwords on Chrome now but have had Firefox as out primary browser for over a decade.

Asked by michaellouiswells 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Firefox 98.0.2/MacOS loads some pages but then blanks them

This problem appears on MacOS 10.13.3 but NOT Linux Mint 19.3 (Tricia). Repeat-by: 1. Start here: https://www.cnn.com/ That page should load cleanly. 2. Now clic… (read more)

This problem appears on MacOS 10.13.3 but NOT Linux Mint 19.3 (Tricia).

Repeat-by:

1. Start here:

       https://www.cnn.com/

That page should load cleanly.

2. Now click on "Live Updates", which is the top entry in the middle column of that page, and as of 3 April 2022 11:20 AM EDT takes you to:

       https://www.cnn.com/europe/live-news/ukraine-russia-putin-news-04-3-22/index.html

On MacOS, that page loads and is momentarily visible; then the page/tab it's loaded in goes blank. On Linux, that page loads as expected and remains visible.

Notes:

The problem did not happen with Firefox 88.0.1/MacOS.

The problem does not happen with Firefox 98.0.2/Linux, i.e., it appears to be specific to MacOS.

The problem remains whether extensions are enable or disabled (one a time or all at once).

The problem remains after the cache has been flushed and pages have been reloaded.

The problem remains after Firefox has been (completely) shut down and (cleanly) restarted.

The problem does not happen with Chrome/Chromium on either MacOS or Linux.

The problem also happens on *some* other pages on CNN's site (but not all) and on *some* (but not all) pages of other sites but there doesn't seem to be a pattern that explains which URLs exhibit it and which don't. This suggests that it's not privacy settings or extensions or anything like that, because there's no reason for those to vary from page to page within any one site.

If I'm VERY fast on hitting the "X" that stops a page loading/rendering while in progress, and I get the timing just right, I can catch it before the page/tab goes blank. So it appears that Firefox is in fact fetching all the content and can render it, but then for some reason is blanking the page/tab once that's done.

The attached screenshot shows what the problematic page (from step 2 above) looks like on Linux. On MacOS it's blank, so I didn't include a screenshot of that.

Asked by mramine2016 3 months ago

Last reply by -elison- 2 months ago

"Look Up" Mac Dictionary doesn't work, never works, get it together Mozilla

I was happy to learn Mozilla is so committed to privacy. But the fact it does not allow the "Look Up" feature on Mac's when you get the definition of a work by selecting… (read more)

I was happy to learn Mozilla is so committed to privacy. But the fact it does not allow the "Look Up" feature on Mac's when you get the definition of a work by selecting then right-clicking on a word is ridiculous.

Unfortunately this is a deal breaker. Will it ever be fixed or should I go back to any other web browser that does allow this?

Asked by marshallarts 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Videos in emails don't play/download

Updated to 98.0.2 last night or this morning, and now videos that are attached to or included in emails do NOT open/do not play. They worked fine before. Happening in bo… (read more)

Updated to 98.0.2 last night or this morning, and now videos that are attached to or included in emails do NOT open/do not play. They worked fine before. Happening in both gmail and Yahoo! mail (sbcglobal.net). [I don't use Chrome nor Edge] I checked the download file; nada. Message from FF is "failed" Other MP4, WAV files etc. open an play fine - but Not if they are in an email

UPDATE 3/27/22 1913HRS. Just returned from my other residence; my wife's PC is still using 98.0 or 98.0.1 and it played the videos just fine. Only difference between our PC's is her's uses an 990x mobo and a GTX 960/4GB video card.

UPDATE 3/28/22 1047a.m. pst. Cannot download anything using Firefox 98.0.2. Just tried to download a short clip; Failed. Video drivers from NV website; Failed. A couple other things earlier but don't remember what nor where they were. Edge downloaded the video drivers just fine (again, had to dl to disc enable to use them.) jonzn4SUSE - did you get my email and have you had any luck ( or the time to do it) finding the problem/solution???

3/30/22, I just did a refresh of Firefox, it did not correct the problem. IS there any "easy way" to roll-back to version 98.0.1 4/10/22: I found the solution on my own after several hours of searching. Open "about:config", click "Accept the risk and continue" button; at the top click/select "show all". Find highlighted "browser.download.improvements_to_download_panel". Change setting to false'bold text' Thank you to the web site Techdows; solution was published on 3/4/2022. https://techdows.com/2022/01/firefox-97-download-flow-changes.html

Asked by NoStall 3 months ago

Last reply by Eric Niewoehner 2 months ago