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keybord shortcuts not working on Youtube

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keyboard shortcuts not working on Youtube in Firefox, but in Google Chrome - worked. What is problem?

keyboard shortcuts not working on Youtube in Firefox, but in Google Chrome - worked. What is problem?

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The user agent issue might be caused by changing this setting in the about:config preferences editor:

privacy.resistFingerprinting => true

I don't know whether that would have any effect on keyboard shortcuts. That doesn't sound like a function that would need to be suppressed.

When I tested five keys in a private window (so, logged out), these worked for me: j, k, l, <, >

Since these are plain keys (no Ctrl, etc.), I don't think Firefox's keyboard shortcuts permission would be relevant. However, you could give YouTube specific permission to override keyboard shortcuts to see whether that makes any difference:

While you are on the site, you can call up the Permissions panel of the Page Info dialog using any of these:

  • right-click a blank area of the page and choose View Page Info > Permissions
  • (menu bar) Tools menu > Page Info > Permissions

Scroll down to "Override Keyboard Shortcuts" and uncheck the "Use default" box, and then select the "Allow" permission.

(Sorry, the parts in quotation marks are in a different language on yours!)

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All this was due to the setting privacy.resistFingerprinting . By default it matters true. I set the value false and in consequence of this, everything began to work. And I'm really glad that I turned into an English-speaking community, not a Russian one. The Russian community is less responsive and sociable and if I chose the Russian community, I would not be helped. Thank you all.

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jscher2000 said

On the Options page, General panel, down in the Browsing section, do you have a check mark in the box for "Search for text when you start typing" If so, try unchecking that.

I'll try that, but I got the YouTube Keyboard Commands working by doing What I Posted Here.


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