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Regenerating recovery key

I've gone down a rabbit hole of authentication in regards to Sync with Firefox. I'm wondering if I can regenerate a recovery key by removing the recovery key from my acc… (funda kabanzi)

I've gone down a rabbit hole of authentication in regards to Sync with Firefox. I'm wondering if I can regenerate a recovery key by removing the recovery key from my account and then choosing to re-enable a recovery key on my account? I do have the password for my primary email on my account, but I can't find the recovery key value for it.

I also have a secondary email on my account that I don't have a password for, and need to reset a password for it, but one problem at a time...

Asked by EJ 1 unyaka odlule

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cannot find a window i closed today having multiple tabs, using "history" and recently closed tabs/windows (both).

tell me whether i can find a window i closed today having multiple tabs, using "history" and recently closed tabs/windows (both). i especially want to be able to restore … (funda kabanzi)

tell me whether i can find a window i closed today having multiple tabs, using "history" and recently closed tabs/windows (both). i especially want to be able to restore the tab for Institute for the Study of War and its companions. i hope you are warm and rested.


to do my regular research, i have lost three or four (or more) windows with multiple tabs, as a result of my reorganizing tabs. i think of each window with one of its tabs, so these would be, "Emma Loop" (which includes all federal court districts tabs and related info); "Kyle Griffin" (which includes various journalist/news tabs); "emptywheel" (which includes various journalist/news tabs); and other such similar windows whose name ID i don't remember.

restore scares me because it will apply to bookmarks.

i recently began migrating from twitter to mastadon, and wanted to add my regular tabs to mastadon. i moved tabs to keep track, but it seems the tab's parent windows disappeared. i cannot be more clear, because i had a total of about 15 windows with multiple tabs EACH. i regularly exited the program to install updates and because of my settings, all the windows/tabs were saved correctly. this is a great feature.

it takes time to create a window with multiple tabs, and i don't have much of a brain, so it's hard for me to learn new stuff. maybe we can work together to clarify what i need. i just want my "lost" windows/tabs to return to the others so i can continue going forward. i blame this guy - the "new twitter owner" - who has even made changes to UKRAINIANS' account performances. thank you.

Asked by notanotherhero 1 unyaka odlule

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Media title not showing up in linux

I have been using Firefox on OpenSuse Tumbleweed. When media is playing in Firefox, the media player widget says, "Firefox is playing Media". There is no thumbnail or tit… (funda kabanzi)

I have been using Firefox on OpenSuse Tumbleweed. When media is playing in Firefox, the media player widget says, "Firefox is playing Media". There is no thumbnail or title. I have tried on multiple websites, and all are the same.

media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled is set to true.

Chromium on the same system shows the title and progress bar, but no thumbnail.

Asked by ow.behr 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 unyaka odlule

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What is the CTMsgHostFirefox (32 bit) process? [High CPU usage]

Hi, The highlighted process sometimes goes up to as high as 55% ish CPU for hours on end, making my computer lag for no reason. If I individually close the process, noth… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

The highlighted process sometimes goes up to as high as 55% ish CPU for hours on end, making my computer lag for no reason. If I individually close the process, nothing happens, and the issue fixes itself (firefox runs fine with it closed).

It is concerning since I could not find anything on google about this process, is this some kind of malware? I did run a MalwareBytes scan on my entire computer, and nothing turned up.

Please let me know what that process is.

Asked by pocketfootprints 1 unyaka odlule

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Bottom of custom font getting cut off on windows devices

Hi, Running into a strange problem with FireFox on Windows that I cannot replicate on IOS and Android devices. I created a custom font and it seems that at 100% zoom m… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

Running into a strange problem with FireFox on Windows that I cannot replicate on IOS and Android devices.

I created a custom font and it seems that at 100% zoom my characters are getting chopped on the bottom. At 90% and 120% its renders correctly.

I have attached a sample screenshot with the font at 120% and the font at 100% resized so they are equal in total pixel volume to illustrate the difference.

Already looked at the following:

  • Turning off ClearType in Windows.
  • Various settings using the font-smoothing css property:

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/d.../font-smooth

Neither of these seem to have any effect. Because my font is meant to have an old school video game style and feel the way that it renders, trying to smooth it over has a negative effect.

I realize the fix may not be something that can be changed in FireFox itself, but if anyone who has experience with this type of issue can offer any advice or guidance it would be greatly appreciated.

You can play around with the zoom levels with my font here: https://www.stevesgames.com/about

Asked by steve 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox partially not in English

Hello, I have set my OS and Firefox language to English. While the settings, menu, etc. are in English, various alerts and popups which let me save/upload a file (pleas… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I have set my OS and Firefox language to English. While the settings, menu, etc. are in English, various alerts and popups which let me save/upload a file (please take a look at the attached picture) are in the local language.

Does anyone know how to fix it? It doesn't occur with other browsers.

Thank you.

Asked by akwork63 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by James 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox direct download Link

Hi If I click my way through https://www.mozilla.org/de/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release I get a different Link everytime. So as someon who wants to distribute Firef… (funda kabanzi)

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If I click my way through https://www.mozilla.org/de/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release I get a different Link everytime. So as someon who wants to distribute Firefox on different PC's , I want to know: Are there any direct download links for the latest version? The best would be some links like Webex has for distribution (e.g. https://mozilla.org/firefox/windows/FirefoxInstaller.exe)

Thanks in advance Robin

Asked by robingebert99 1 unyaka odlule

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How can I set a custom file as home page for new tabs in Firefox Desktop 107?

Hello, in past versions of Firefox, I was able to follow the steps on this page to set a custom HTML file on my PC as my home page for new tabs: https://peterries.net/blo… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, in past versions of Firefox, I was able to follow the steps on this page to set a custom HTML file on my PC as my home page for new tabs: https://peterries.net/blog/firefox-ubuntu-local-file/

I have Firefox 107.0.1 now and it's not happening. When I open the browser from scratch, I see my custom home page file. But when I open a new tab, I just see a blank screen. If I then click the Home icon on the toolbar, I do see my custom HTML page, but I don't want to have to click that button for each new tab.

Right now, in my settings, I have the URL to the page set as the custom URL for the HTML fiile, like this:

file:///home/peter/Documents/homepage/peter-home-homepage.html

That works. And I also have followed the steps on that blog post to customize my /usr/lib/firefox/autoconfig.cfg and my ../firefox/defalults/pref/autoconfig.js files. That's no longer working.

Did something in a recent version change? Is this no longer supported? Thanks for any ideas!

Asked by peterr2 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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After 107.0.1, the tab bar disappears

In fully updated Windows 10 (x64), running either 64-bit or 32-bit Firefox, the tab bar in the current Release channel of Firefox disappears. No changes have been made … (funda kabanzi)

In fully updated Windows 10 (x64), running either 64-bit or 32-bit Firefox, the tab bar in the current Release channel of Firefox disappears. No changes have been made to the Firefox profile on my computer, including no edits in CSS, etc. (I never bother with such things). Updating to 108 and higher causes the tab bar to disappear. In 108+, a single tab appears "somewhere" at the bottom of the window (its location appears to be random), and the New Tab button ("+") is gone as well. Disabling all extensions has no effect. Reverting back to 107.0.1 (either 32-bit or 64-bit) fixes the problem. This situation has been tested several times with the same result every time. Consequently, I have edited the Firefox registry policy to disable updating so I can run 107.0.1 without constantly getting the Firefox "nag window." Any thoughts on this problem would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by J Pinkman 1 unyaka odlule

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Selectively Allow Cookies

Hi Everyone, My Bank has suddenly decided that ALL cookies must be allowed before letting their customers in -- a requirement with which I wholly disagree. My FireFox is … (funda kabanzi)

Hi Everyone, My Bank has suddenly decided that ALL cookies must be allowed before letting their customers in -- a requirement with which I wholly disagree. My FireFox is set to block anything that moves, and supported by Ad Blockers and Ublock too. Is there a way in which I can configure FF to allow me into the Bank site without having to change my "secure" settings every time? I am no computer genius - so please make it simple for me.

Thanks everyone.

Ian

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How to transfer bookmarks from earlier version to new version of FF?

Hi, I've had Firefox 64 bit running on Windows for a while and recently was given a newer machine where I installed a newer version of the OS. I put the old HDD's as slav… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I've had Firefox 64 bit running on Windows for a while and recently was given a newer machine where I installed a newer version of the OS. I put the old HDD's as slaves in this new machine. So the old FF is in the slave machine.

I have also installed new Firefox on this new Win10 LTSC, but when I go looking in my now slave HDD I can see FF, but cannot see any bookmarks. Additionally, when I run the FF executable in the old HDD it still runs the new FF, without the old bookmarks.

So how can I extract the old bookmarks on the older FF? Without withdrawing the now slave HDD and making it a master again? As it's now missing most of the OS files too.

Thank you!

Asked by satyr37 1 unyaka odlule

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Scrambled test on certain websites

On certain websites I am getting scrambled text, mostly in headings and titles, not so much in body text. I have followed several tips from other posts like mine, i.e., i… (funda kabanzi)

On certain websites I am getting scrambled text, mostly in headings and titles, not so much in body text. I have followed several tips from other posts like mine, i.e., installed Open Sans font, but that did not do it. I turned off hardware acceleration, and cleared the cache. The only thing that did work was to start Firefox in troubleshooting mode. I only have two add-ons running, Short URL and Dashlane, I doubt they're responsible for this. Any other ideas?

Asked by Ken D. 1 unyaka odlule

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browser video

Hi there I am having some problems with the browser I have a web base yoga app and there is a lot of you tube videos that just does not play. I disabled my extensions but… (funda kabanzi)

Hi there I am having some problems with the browser I have a web base yoga app and there is a lot of you tube videos that just does not play. I disabled my extensions but still nothing. I then installed chrome and the videos worked can you guys please give me an fix.

Asked by Jan 1 unyaka odlule

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Unable to upload or download files

Hello all, For some reason, I can no longer upload or download files, with the pop-up window failing to appear entirely. I can upload folders through, for example, Dropb… (funda kabanzi)

Hello all,

For some reason, I can no longer upload or download files, with the pop-up window failing to appear entirely. I can upload folders through, for example, Dropbox or Google Drive, but individual files don't work.

I've reset my browser, uninstalled and reinstalled it, opened it in troubleshooting mode, disabled enhanced tracking protection, but nothing seemed to work. I've tested another browser, and I was able to upload and download files just fine.

Is there anything I can do to fix this? I'm on Ubuntu 22.04 using Firefox 107.0.1.

Asked by Erika Campbell 1 unyaka odlule

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Only Tab Theme Change

Hi there ! How can i get this type of Tabs? Is it possible? This is so cool ! (Though dark tab ofcourse :D) Example Image Attached... Thanks Shaer Alvy … (funda kabanzi)

Hi there ! How can i get this type of Tabs? Is it possible? This is so cool ! (Though dark tab ofcourse :D) Example Image Attached...

Thanks Shaer Alvy

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Developer Console colours and Folder Icons

hello 1) I've been trying to change the console colours for the web developer console using userChrome.css, but I have failed. I want to set the background for console.i… (funda kabanzi)

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1) I've been trying to change the console colours for the web developer console using userChrome.css, but I have failed. I want to set the background for console.info text to be light blue while the text color to be bold dark blue font. I would like to have it only in light theme. Also I would like to change the font size of the console for both themes.

2) Is it possible to change the folders of bookmarks to yellow. I read there are SVG. I tried to solution that are meant to change the folders to yellow, but failed. Can someone point me to a dummies guide for a solution.

The first one is the more important issue.

Thank you in advance

Asked by ProfessorLayman 1 unyaka odlule

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can't log into router

Can't log into router. Works with Chrome and Edge 192.168.2.1 Tried this says in the router's Admin page: Access setting page via https://router.asus.com:8443 * Ple… (funda kabanzi)

Can't log into router. Works with Chrome and Edge 192.168.2.1

Tried this says in the router's Admin page: Access setting page via https://router.asus.com:8443 * Please use port 1024-65535. With and without :80 and :433

Tried everything I can find on this site and Google. Has worked for many years.

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