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What and where is my Security Key and how do I touch it?

Please see the attached image. Firefox believes I have a security key. What is a security key? Where do I find it? Why does Firefox think I have one? And why is the… (funda kabanzi)

Please see the attached image.

Firefox believes I have a security key.

What is a security key? Where do I find it? Why does Firefox think I have one?

And why is there no helpful information to explain this confusing UX?

Asked by kurrent93 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 23 amahora adlule

Keyboard Won't Appear

Hi there, When I try to use Firefox Focus by tapping the search bar (see screenshot), my phone keyboard does not appear. No matter how many times I tap. I have tried clea… (funda kabanzi)

Hi there, When I try to use Firefox Focus by tapping the search bar (see screenshot), my phone keyboard does not appear. No matter how many times I tap. I have tried clearing cache, deleting the app's data, restarting my phone, and uninstalling and reinstalling the app. None of these fixed the issue. This makes the app completely unusable. Any assistance is appreciated. Thank you.

EDIT: The keyboard app I am using is Gboard - it came pre-installed on my phone.

Asked by cbtasneem 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by pietrainlover21 1 usuku oludlule

Unify the operation logic of opening links and bookmarks in the background

To open a link of a website in the background tab is CTRL+click, why is it that to open a bookmark of the bookmark toolbar in the background tab is CTRL+shift+click. It i… (funda kabanzi)

To open a link of a website in the background tab is CTRL+click, why is it that to open a bookmark of the bookmark toolbar in the background tab is CTRL+shift+click. It is confusing! A bookmark is a link! For comparison, both of them are CTRL + click in chromium. BTW, there is no explanation in advanced configuration preferences.

Asked by Heporis 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

I am afraid to update to Firefox 124 since I don't want the new default of ordering tabs by how recently they were opened to kick in before I have a chance to preserve the existing tab order.

I am afraid to update to Firefox 124 for fear of losing the existing order of 100s of open tabs if the default setting of ordering tabs by "Recently Opened" kicks in befo… (funda kabanzi)

I am afraid to update to Firefox 124 for fear of losing the existing order of 100s of open tabs if the default setting of ordering tabs by "Recently Opened" kicks in before I have a chance to change the setting to "Tab Order". Can anyone help me? I'd like to upgrade to 124 if I can do so safely!

Asked by PLS1 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox freezes/stall/slow after idle for a while

After some time of idle, i.e. leave the computer for some time, say over night. No suspend or hibernate. Back to the computer next morning, unlock. Then Firefox appears f… (funda kabanzi)

After some time of idle, i.e. leave the computer for some time, say over night. No suspend or hibernate. Back to the computer next morning, unlock. Then Firefox appears frozen/hang, can't switch tab (clicking tab has no response, but not really frozen, sometimes responses after dozens of seconds of lag), page also has no response. Then after around half to 2 minutes, everything back to normal.

During the "hang", CPU load is load, no memory stress (swapping/paging).

Environment:

Firefox 123.0 (64-bit), (actually it bothered me for years)

Linux 6.6.15-amd64 #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Debian 6.6.15-2 (2024-02-04) x86_64 GNU/Linux

``` lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux trixie/sid Release: n/a Codename: trixie ``` Not related to particular Linux and/or kernel version.

CPU: Intel or AMD, not related. RAM: 64GB/96GB, free memory more than enough.

I will gather more detailed info later.

Asked by Terrance_h 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 isonto elidlule

Little purple icon in upper left corner obscures important controls

Over the last week, a little purple icon appears in upper left corner of my firefox browser, it looks like a person viewing a screen. It sits right on top of the red-yell… (funda kabanzi)

Over the last week, a little purple icon appears in upper left corner of my firefox browser, it looks like a person viewing a screen. It sits right on top of the red-yellow-green circles that allow me to minimize, enlarge, or close the browser, and renders Firefox unusable. How do I get rid of it?

Asked by anthony105 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 isonto elidlule

location permission

I have been dealing with https://www.mynylottery.org/portal/ for weeks trying to get their software to recognize my location, required to place subscriptions on their sit… (funda kabanzi)

I have been dealing with https://www.mynylottery.org/portal/ for weeks trying to get their software to recognize my location, required to place subscriptions on their site. I have switched off every safety and restriction in settings to open the computer to their search for my location. I finally got them on the phone and they told me that for a reason they don't understand, Firefox is the only browser that is currently giving them problems. It refuses to allow them to pinpoint location of the connecting computer either via wi-fi or ethernet connection. Please provide some guidance and if necessary, contact the NYS lottery to solve the problem.

David Campbell

Asked by weary 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 2 emasontweni adlule

Incomplete sync. Why didn't my tabs/site pages transfer? They were marked for syncing.

My Subject pretty well says it. I'm trying to transfer by syncing my desktop Firefox with the Firefox 124 on a newly installed Kubuntu on a new laptop. I have all these… (funda kabanzi)

My Subject pretty well says it. I'm trying to transfer by syncing my desktop Firefox with the Firefox 124 on a newly installed Kubuntu on a new laptop. I have all these functions synced ON. The recent history but not the long-term history, passwords (thank heavens), and all bookmarks got transferred, but not the open tabs/pages. I've done the desktop sync followed by the laptop sync a few times, still without the tabs' transferring. How do i get those transferred?

Asked by FreeInformation 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 emasontweni adlule

Firefox locks up after downloading file

Firefox runs fine most of the time. If I right-click to download an image, or click a link to download a PDF or other file, or Save HTML, I see the "Save file" dialog, cl… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox runs fine most of the time. If I right-click to download an image, or click a link to download a PDF or other file, or Save HTML, I see the "Save file" dialog, click Save and then Firefox freezes up for a while, maybe a minute or two. Pages won't scroll. I can't switch tabs. I can bring up a different firefox window and it redraws its contents, but I can't scroll or do anything else.

This didn't happen a month ago, then one day after a system upgrade, it happens every time. I'm using FF 123.0.1 on Arch Linux. 64GB RAM, so it's not a memory shortage. I have upgraded one or two times more since the upgrade when this appeared. Chromium is not affected, Thunderbird is fine, and all other software continues to be fine as before, including when saving files. Only FF has this problem.

What is the problem and solution? Are there ways to gather more info to diagnose the problem, if needed?

Asked by Daren Scot Wilson 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 2 emasontweni adlule

Allow certain extensions to run only in private windows

I want certain extensions to be able to run in private windows, but not in normal windows. For example, I would browse normally without a VPN extension, and when I open a… (funda kabanzi)

I want certain extensions to be able to run in private windows, but not in normal windows. For example, I would browse normally without a VPN extension, and when I open a private window, the VPN extension would be enabled.

Asked by Strong Sand 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 2 emasontweni adlule

on most current macbook, when opening downloaded PDF, it does not open in my selected PDF preference

on most current macbook, when opening downloaded PDF, it does not open in my selected PDF preference. i have it set for my preferred PDF reader, yet it opens with a compl… (funda kabanzi)

on most current macbook, when opening downloaded PDF, it does not open in my selected PDF preference. i have it set for my preferred PDF reader, yet it opens with a completely different one. i have checked all settings i can think of bot on the mac and in firefox, and am flummoxed. all i am finding are windows articles with help, and i checked those too but still nadda. anyone else have any suggestions?

Asked by ravencroftgraphics3d 2 emasontweni adlule

auto play block is no longer working Firefox 123.0 Linux

Auto play blocking is no longer working. media.autoplay.block-event.enabled true media.autoplay.blocking_policy 3 [tried 2] media.autoplay.default 5 [tried values] A… (funda kabanzi)

Auto play blocking is no longer working.

media.autoplay.block-event.enabled true media.autoplay.blocking_policy 3 [tried 2] media.autoplay.default 5 [tried values]

Anyone have good values that block auto playing videos?

Asked by Galen Thurber 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by Terry 2 emasontweni adlule

Returning to the original web page returns the cursor to the top.

I'm running Firefox 123.0.1 on Linux Mint 21.2. Something changed after my last update. I visit a number of web sites at which I scroll down a window to a link, click on … (funda kabanzi)

I'm running Firefox 123.0.1 on Linux Mint 21.2. Something changed after my last update. I visit a number of web sites at which I scroll down a window to a link, click on it to open it, read that link, and then return to the previous page. Examples are news sites like slashdot.org, associated press, or arcamax. Firefox used to return to the place in the original site page where I had clicked on a link. Now, it returns to the top of the original site page, and I have to scroll down again to where I had clicked on a link. I can right click on a link, open a new tab, and then close that tab, but that requires multiple clicks, and I used to just click/click. Is there a way to set up Firefox to go back to the previous behavior? Thanks in advance. ;

Asked by wmichaelb 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 2 emasontweni adlule

Bookmarks Gadget

The Bookmarks Gadget (under Add Gadgets) appears to have been hijacked. I have dozens of bookmarks and now every single one of them redirects me to https://12jav.net/. I … (funda kabanzi)

The Bookmarks Gadget (under Add Gadgets) appears to have been hijacked. I have dozens of bookmarks and now every single one of them redirects me to https://12jav.net/. I tried clearing all browsing data, logging out/in, and reinstalling the gadget. It seems to have happened after installing the latest version of Firefox, and reverting to an earlier version did not help either. Can you please look into this? Thank you.

Asked by rs03ali 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 emasontweni adlule

problems opening firefox after updating windows 10 with (KB5035845) and 10.0.19041.4163

Windows Updates (KB5035845) and 10.0.19041.4163 After these latest updates, EVERY, Firefox browser (derivatives included, i.e. LibreWolf, etc...) are opening VERY slowly… (funda kabanzi)

Windows Updates (KB5035845) and 10.0.19041.4163

After these latest updates, EVERY, Firefox browser (derivatives included, i.e. LibreWolf, etc...) are opening VERY slowly. Its almost like the browser is freezing while opening for around 10 - 20 sec, then opening. It used to open within a second or two. If I uninstall the updates the problem goes away, BUT, windows re-installs them automatically. After it is up and running its ok. The problem seems to be on startup only.

Asked by engnrman 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by zeroknight 2 emasontweni adlule

Password manager dysfunctional

Since attempting to sync my desktop and mobile app, I've been observing (at times beside myself with frustration) consistent failure of the password manager to have login… (funda kabanzi)

Since attempting to sync my desktop and mobile app, I've been observing (at times beside myself with frustration) consistent failure of the password manager to have logins available at time of need. In fact, when I go to find the saved passwords manually from settings>logins & passwords>saved logins, the page comes up blank. No saved logins, no passowords, nothing at all.

When it would auto sync or I would manually hit the sync button, it would hang and take more time than I was willing to spend watching to finish. Then there would be problems with web pages not saving current progress & rolling back tens of minutes to a previously seen point, as if I had scrolled up and/or hit the back button a few times. Or tabs would disappear and their site history ghosting me, as if I had never been there before (I suspect after I've spent time on another app & Firefox falls out of the phone's memory, but I'm only tangentially informed on how phone hardware operates and I'm making a somewhat educated guess here (the most dangerous kind)).

I have found a workaround, i.e. close and restart the Firefox app. But this is an understandably annoying solution to perform every time I need to log in to a website. Besides that it isn't supposed to work this way, this solution only works for an indeterminate time before the password manager once more eats lead and fails to perform its duty and the app must be manually restarted again.

I believe I've since turned off sync, but a quick check on mobile shows it was synced 3 minutes ago (though all the boxes under "choose what to sync" are unchecked), so I'm unsure if it's really off or if it's trying to sync nothing and this is where the problem has diverged from whatever started this disaster. I don't care about syncing anymore, I just want my mobile experience to once again be effortless. As much as possible. Within reason.

Asked by IndepCoin 2 emasontweni adlule

Lost Amazon in search box options -

I can't get Amazon back as a search option Bing is one of the search options selected in search settings, doesn't appear. If I install an older version will it be ok. Wh… (funda kabanzi)

I can't get Amazon back as a search option Bing is one of the search options selected in search settings, doesn't appear.

If I install an older version will it be ok. Why do they keep installing new updates which cause issues with the one I am using. I installed Opera and will give it a try. Firefox keeps changing things that work.'bold text'

Asked by bobbee25 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 emasontweni adlule