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How to stop URL bar from enlarging on click onf firefox 77?

I hate it when I click on the url-field and its size change. It wasn't there in former firefox versions and I did not miss it. It changed some time ago. Any decent softwa… (funda kabanzi)

I hate it when I click on the url-field and its size change.

It wasn't there in former firefox versions and I did not miss it. It changed some time ago. Any decent software development would have introduced his new feature and provided a "classic" option to turn it off. Not so firefox. Mozilla introduced it and I had to google how to get the old behaviour back. No option.. I have to go to about:config, ignore teh warnings, find some weird options and set them to false and the mozilla turned that off too. Now the was to change it is to set up a css-file, got to about:config again to make firefox actually read that file, place some mystery css-code in there and it still does not work!

Very annoying, an outstanding example of bad practice how to introduce new features and take away users choices.

So: How to stop URL bar from enlarging on click?

Asked by joe80 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by joe80 1 usuku oludlule

Firefox Browser crashes

The browser crashes about every two or three days. I have enabled all four boxes in preferences (Priv & Sec settings) but the crash reporter does not appear. Is there… (funda kabanzi)

The browser crashes about every two or three days. I have enabled all four boxes in preferences (Priv & Sec settings) but the crash reporter does not appear. Is there anywhere in the Fedora Linux system where I can get some info about why this keep happening?

Asked by scmarshall999 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by scmarshall999 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

The last update not working

The last update to 83.0, 64-bit, Swedish version, does not work correcly. The browser starts but does not connect to ANY site. Now I have to use Google Chrome to connect … (funda kabanzi)

The last update to 83.0, 64-bit, Swedish version, does not work correcly. The browser starts but does not connect to ANY site. Now I have to use Google Chrome to connect to internet. Any solution, please?

Asked by Roland 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Roland 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Some text is covered with black diamonds and question marks

On FoxNews.com, some articles include a section at the bottom for user comments. First-level comments frequently receive additional second- and third-level comments. Fir… (funda kabanzi)

On FoxNews.com, some articles include a section at the bottom for user comments. First-level comments frequently receive additional second- and third-level comments.

First-level comments are working fine, but lower-level comments are partially obliterated with a string of black diamonds with question marks �?U��N�@?�.

This is not an issue when I use Safari, but it is on Firefox.

Asked by Prentice3 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Prentice3 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Video length and progress bar of viewed videos not visible on YouTube

Hi, I do not see length of videos on thumbnails any more, moreover progress bar that was visible on viewed videos is also not visible so I cannot tell what videos I've al… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I do not see length of videos on thumbnails any more, moreover progress bar that was visible on viewed videos is also not visible so I cannot tell what videos I've already watched.

I have made some testing and it seems YouTube is showing video length when I am not signed in - progress bar is still not visible (but it seems to be obvious when I am signed out).

Running Firefox in safe mode is not helping. I am using latest Firefox 82.0.3 (64 bit)

I also have checked in Chrome and there it's working without any issues.

Have You seen such issue? Can it be latest update of Firefox?

BR Grzegorz

Asked by Grzech89 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Grzech89 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox Crashing, trying to find out why

Hi there, first time posting. I have Firefox 82.0.3 64-bit and I am on Windows 10. The only add-ons I have are Ublock Origin and Adblocker. This morning I was having some… (funda kabanzi)

Hi there, first time posting. I have Firefox 82.0.3 64-bit and I am on Windows 10. The only add-ons I have are Ublock Origin and Adblocker.

This morning I was having some internet trouble and it turns out my ISP needs to send someone out to my house to fix it. While my internet was going in and out, Firefox seemed very sensitive to this because it would continue to crash.

I was wondering if your internet connection going in and out can cause Firefox to crash (I need to the end the process because it is unresponsive type of crashing). I don't usually have any problems with Firefox and just wanted to ask.

Thanks.

Asked by Dr.Strange 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Dr.Strange 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox Developer edition and it crashed

Firefox Developer edition and it crashed. I uninstalled by deleting the files and folders. I re-installed the developer edition. But when i open it crashes . below is the… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox Developer edition and it crashed. I uninstalled by deleting the files and folders. I re-installed the developer edition. But when i open it crashes . below is the application log in the event viewer. Faulting application name: firefox.exe, version: 84.0.0.7628, time stamp: 0x5fb6e10b Faulting module name: unknown, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x00000000 Exception code: 0xc000041d Fault offset: 0x0000000000000000 Faulting process id: 0x50cc Faulting application start time: 0x01d6bf3a8bf11b3a Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\Firefox Developer Edition\firefox.exe Faulting module path: unknown Report Id: 075ebad6-0ec3-4dac-b42c-c3e2220f35bc Faulting package full name: Faulting package-relative application ID:

Asked by amit_bgl 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by amit_bgl 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Open Link In New Tab - PDF Files

Hi, PDF File handling has recently changed - For the worse for me and it's become really frustrating. When I right click a PDF file link and select "open link in new tab"… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, PDF File handling has recently changed - For the worse for me and it's become really frustrating.

When I right click a PDF file link and select "open link in new tab", why does Firefox then ask me how I want to treat the file? I just asked it to open the file in a new tab, so it should be obvious what I want to do - asking again is illogical.

Not only that, before the file handling dialog box, it opens a new tab next to the tab I'm in and then closes it when the dialog box appears - When I select the unnecessary "open in Firefox" (I just asked it to open in a new tab), it now creates a new tab at the END of my tabs and steals focus.

I also get the file handling dialog box when I ask to "save link as", when logically I should just get the save location dialog box.

How do I get the old behaviour back?

Thanks folks

Asked by clive15 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by clive15 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Help!

I had this problem yesterday when I started up this browser it said, "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by … (funda kabanzi)

I had this problem yesterday when I started up this browser it said, "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem.". So I read through the article and it said to restart my mac, so I did just that and pow, my bookmarks and history returned! Little did I know that the next day, (today) I'd start up Firefox and the message was there again, but this time, it got even worse.

       First I tried to tackle the bookmark problem, "Quit Firefox" they said, "Restart your computer." they said, "Create a new database". None of those worked, so I scrambled the internet looking for answers, all of them resolved their problems, every one else was A-ok, excluding me, and just like that, my add-ons weren't working anymore! Ad-block Plus, Dark Reader, Privacy Badger, nothing. I tried to delete Adblock first and reinstall it, because that's what their page told me to do, and I keep getting this message trying to reinstall it saying, "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt." 
       And little did I know that every other extension said the exact same thing. So i knew something was going on that was out of my control. And then finally, the "pièce de résistance" to my pain and suffering through out this whole hour or so, pages won't even load even though I'm connected to the internet, how perfect... Even trying to update the browser won't work, downloading a new one also goes through the same "pages not loading problem. 
        So in conclusion, hopefully, just hopefully, you guys can help me out. I'll probably have to resort to my old laptop, (which is slow and almost unusable with how buggy that thing is.) seeing how my mac has also been running into problems these last few days as well before this conundrum. 

Good Luck and Happy Thanksgiving!

- wowok (willing to give up any second now.)

Asked by wowok 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by wowok 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Zoom level on a specific url

i have one url that everytime I click on the tab, or close it completely, and type it in again, it always opens up at 30% zoom. I can get rid of it easily by clicking on … (funda kabanzi)

i have one url that everytime I click on the tab, or close it completely, and type it in again, it always opens up at 30% zoom.

I can get rid of it easily by clicking on the 30% in the url window but it is completely annoying.

I am not sure how i did it in the first place and i am wondering how to get rid of it, or at least change it so it doesnt come back.

Asked by koolandrew 20 amahora adlule

Last reply by koolandrew 2 amahora adlule

Firefox Hanging Then Speeding

Hello, I'm a Windows 7 user. For the past 3 weeks my Firefox browser (83.0) has been slowing down and then speeding up while visiting sites. I tried Safe Mode, Refresh, … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

 I'm a Windows 7 user. For the past 3 weeks my Firefox browser (83.0) has been slowing down and then speeding up while visiting sites. I tried Safe Mode, Refresh, and Reinstall but nothing seems to help. It's not being caused by anything on my computer (malware, viruses, etc) because I ran several scans using Malwarebytes Premium, CCleaner Premium, Microsoft Security Essentials, even Microsoft Safety Scanner and nothing turns up.
 Is there any other way to fix this issue on the browser?

Asked by purpledove 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by purpledove 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

youtube videos stuttering

Hello i love mozzila firefox from all the other browsers and i use it only and this is my first time getting problem with browsing online i have firefox 83.0 ( 32 bot )… (funda kabanzi)

Hello i love mozzila firefox from all the other browsers and i use it only and this is my first time getting problem with browsing online i have firefox 83.0 ( 32 bot ) and i'm working with linux (32 bit) youtube was working fine i think, im not sure that this problem happened after updating firefox i don't know which version of firefox i was using but now im on latest version when i shut down my pc and open it i found that my bookmarks deleted and all the history etc.. now Youtube videos stuttering/lagging and its really annoying problem, thx for your time everyone !

Asked by frospy 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by frospy 22 amahora adlule

Firefox >79 slow to load pages

Was using FF 79.0. Everything worked great. I upgraded to 80 or so a while back and found that it was taking ~7-10 seconds before FF would begin to load an initial webp… (funda kabanzi)

Was using FF 79.0. Everything worked great. I upgraded to 80 or so a while back and found that it was taking ~7-10 seconds before FF would begin to load an initial webpage, so I used system restore to go back to 79. I've upgraded to 82.0.2 and the same thing is happening. Tried going back using system restore, but system restore failed for some reason, so I'm now stuck. I haven't had success re-installing FF 79.0. Any ideas why FF would be so slow loading a page? FYI, once I'm on that website, if I click to another page on that website, it loads quickly and normally. Only seems to be when I'm moving to a new website. I'm using Windows 7.

Asked by bgula 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by bgula 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

How to set Enhanced Tracking Strict as default but Standard for specific sites?

Firefox 80.0.1 64-bit; Windows 10 Pro When Enhanced Tracking is Strict some websites lose functionality. The only options seem to be. Disable Enhanced Tracking for th… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox 80.0.1 64-bit; Windows 10 Pro

When Enhanced Tracking is Strict some websites lose functionality.

The only options seem to be.

    Disable Enhanced Tracking for that site

or Set Enhanced Tracking to Standard or Custom for all sites

So far, the frequented websites all seem to work with Strict except one and, for it, I would like to have it set to Standard rather than none.

If I am correct, let me know. if wrong, either direct me to instructions or just tell me. Yes, I have looked.

Thanks!

PS. My current option, for that one website, is to run Firefox in a separate Sandbox and set all websites to Standard.

Asked by ExpertN0vice 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by ExpertN0vice 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Did not connect: potential security risk

Here's the thing...........got a new Dell laptop with Win 10 installed. Dowloaded and installed Firefox and was able to browse and download from any site I requested. The… (funda kabanzi)

Here's the thing...........got a new Dell laptop with Win 10 installed. Dowloaded and installed Firefox and was able to browse and download from any site I requested. The problems arise when I created an account for my wife.Once I opened Firefox from her account and tried to open a site I receive the error: "Did not connect: potential security risk". Grateful for any help.

Asked by D. H. Killian 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by D. H. Killian 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

How can I change URL Bar settings back after FF83 update? Bookmarks & History show up inside URL bar. Also have to click twice when switching between search engines

After I updated to Firefox 83, my bookmark and history shortcuts now up inside the URL bar instead of next to it (Picture 1) (I know this is part of the new update 83, h… (funda kabanzi)

  • After I updated to Firefox 83, my bookmark and history shortcuts now up inside the URL bar instead of next to it (Picture 1) (I know this is part of the new update 83, how can I change this back?)
  • Additional settings for the URL bar show up (as they should) after I go to a new website. Usually these options are always there (Picture 2) However, all these options disappear (Picture 3) as soon as I type anything in the URL bar and these settings won't return until I open a new tab and go to a website.
  • Lastly, when switching between search engines I know have to click the search engine and then also click enter to complete the switch. (I know this can be 'solved' shift+clicking, but I would prefer for it not to take an extra action and revert back the old pre FF-83 way)

Does anyone have any how I can change it back? - Either by reverting back to FF82, or by using about:config

Asked by Jimi_107 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Jimi_107 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

I saw a post on this where they were instructed to go to safe mode and Viola! it works. That is fine, but it does not fix the problem. My Firefox browser opens all links… (funda kabanzi)

I saw a post on this where they were instructed to go to safe mode and Viola! it works. That is fine, but it does not fix the problem.

My Firefox browser opens all links except what appears to be links from ads or forwarding links from a site to where something is being sold.

Whenever I click on one of these I get the, "Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site." They open fine on Edge. Is there a setting on Firefox that is blocking these?

Asked by SJMaye 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by SJMaye 19 amahora adlule

A hacker has used my browser to turn off my Windows Defender Firewall and my anitvirus. Refreshing Firefox gets rid of it.

I want to stop hackers from making changes to my browser settings that shuts off my firewall and anit-virus. i want to know what they are changing to accomplish this. A … (funda kabanzi)

I want to stop hackers from making changes to my browser settings that shuts off my firewall and anit-virus. i want to know what they are changing to accomplish this. A simple refresh of Firefox (it would be a reset of any other browser) alleviates the problem, so I know it is in here. I don't think sharing my data will offer anything as the browser has been 'refreshed' but will if someone thinks it will help.

Asked by Brad FireFox 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Brad FireFox 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule