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Google Maps Shows Wrong Location...Only in Firefox

If I open Google Maps in Firefox, it shows I'm in Lubbock, Texas. I am not. I'm in Arizona. Google Maps on Chrome gets it right. Bing maps gets it wrong in Firefox bu… (funda kabanzi)

If I open Google Maps in Firefox, it shows I'm in Lubbock, Texas. I am not. I'm in Arizona. Google Maps on Chrome gets it right. Bing maps gets it wrong in Firefox but right in Chrome too. Same with Google Earth in the browser. My IP location is correct and shows I'm in AZ. It's seems to be a Firefox issue. I've turned location off and back on. Cleared cookies. I'm at a loss.

Asked by danmcmartin 1 unyaka odlule

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Want to make UI larger; modifying layout.css.devPixelsPerPx makes UI scaling inconsistent across screens

Hey, I want to make the UI slightly larger; I have found that modifying layout.css.devPixelsPerPx in about:config works the way I need it to. However, when using multiple… (funda kabanzi)

Hey, I want to make the UI slightly larger; I have found that modifying layout.css.devPixelsPerPx in about:config works the way I need it to. However, when using multiple screens with different resolutions, the scaling no longer appears consistent between those screens. That would make sense (since it's a per-pixel configuration), but I couldn't any configuration option that only acts as a modifier for the standard scaling mechanism. I'm using macOS (10.15.7), Firefox 88.0. Attaching a screenshot taken from both screens together (not sure how macOS handles the difference in resolution when handling screenshots, there's definitely some magic going on with macOS screenshots in general; either way, it shows the problem really well).

Asked by gal.gofrit 1 unyaka odlule

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Right click menu keyboard shortcut

Hello, I upgraded my FireFox to the latest version 88.0 today, and noticed some changes on right click menu. In the old version, the keyboard shortcut key is a to copy a … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I upgraded my FireFox to the latest version 88.0 today, and noticed some changes on right click menu. In the old version, the keyboard shortcut key is a to copy a link, but now it was changed to L. That is really inconvenient. As you know, when you right click a link using the mouse, your right hand is still holding the mouse, and not easy to press the letter L on the keyboard.

The old menu option is "Copy Link Locaton", but the new one is "Copy Link".

Is it possible to customize the keyboard shortcut of right click menu, please?

Thank you! Brian

Asked by Brian_30@IRQ 1 unyaka odlule

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Screenshot isn't work properly since updateing to Firefox 88

When I try to screenshot and download an image it screenshots multiple images instead. My OS is Windows 10 and I'm having this problem when trying to screenshot and downl… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to screenshot and download an image it screenshots multiple images instead. My OS is Windows 10 and I'm having this problem when trying to screenshot and download an image from Instagram. I right click on the image as I always have and it screenshots and saves multiple images instead. I never had this problem before updating to Firefox 88 and I've been using the screenshot feature for well over two years. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox and I'm still having the same problem. The image I'm trying to save is the one on the upper right.

Asked by brianheckert 1 unyaka odlule

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Cursor really small in firefox

So out of a sudden my cursor is like really small in firefox https://i.imgur.com/hHls0Hf.png thats the google page with the cursor in firefox https://i.imgur.com/RuFlp8W.… (funda kabanzi)

So out of a sudden my cursor is like really small in firefox https://i.imgur.com/hHls0Hf.png thats the google page with the cursor in firefox https://i.imgur.com/RuFlp8W.png thats the same but in edge

I already tried safe mode and a fresh reinstall of firefox

yet the problem is there there, and makes Firefox not really good to use, since you just lose the cursor on white sites

Anyone knows how to fix this?

Asked by Distickstoffoxid 1 unyaka odlule

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separate rows for tabs and bookmark toolbar

On my old computer, the Firefox tabs were on a different line/row than the bookmarks toolbar. Now they are both in the same row and I cannot find any instructions on how… (funda kabanzi)

On my old computer, the Firefox tabs were on a different line/row than the bookmarks toolbar. Now they are both in the same row and I cannot find any instructions on how to make them two different rows (tab row on top and bookmark toolbar underneath).

Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

Asked by moffettl 1 unyaka odlule

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Session and session backups corrupted

I had a crash on firefox, I easily fix lost sessions, when I got updates or crash that lose my active session. When I try to retrieve my sessions by copying recovery.bakl… (funda kabanzi)

I had a crash on firefox, I easily fix lost sessions, when I got updates or crash that lose my active session.

When I try to retrieve my sessions by copying recovery.baklz4 or recovery.jsonlz4 both of them does not work. When clicking on restore previous session, firefox rezzes a few seconds, and then the restore session tab stays blank.

I tried: https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/scrounger.html but the website does not succesfully recovers my firefox session and the tab just crashes, I did manage to convert it to a JSON file.

I did some work on the JSON file myself, through regex and jq tool. I extracted the urls from it. I scrapped my json to make it lighter (I think the problem is from the size of my session), I scrapped the "image", "scp", json objects, trimming the size of the file, it's size was divided by almost 20.

Is there a way to recreate a sane jsonzl4 file? I have the data.

What seems weird is that backups from a few weeks is only around 20MB and by adding a few tabs, it went from 20MB to 80-90MB it's freaking huge.

Is there a way to fix this? recreate a json file and then encrypt it to jsonzl4? What can I scrape safely from my session?

I have been trying to fix this for hours, please help!

Asked by Itsuki 1 unyaka odlule

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FF 88/widevine bug with Amazon prime videos not playing HD 1080p

Whenever I play a video on amazon prime thru FF 88 it is SD. When I go to the options for video it says HD is unavailable even if best is selected. When the video first p… (funda kabanzi)

Whenever I play a video on amazon prime thru FF 88 it is SD. When I go to the options for video it says HD is unavailable even if best is selected. When the video first plays the HD icon will come up for about a second, but faded, than go away right after. Usually when it does that it becomes solid white and shows HD at 1080. I'm using Win 10 64-bit Pro 20H2.

When I try watching the same videos in Chrome I have no issues and the content plays fine in HD 1080p.

I tried removing all history, refreshing FF, uninstalling and re-installing my NVIDIA drivers but same issue. I am on 88.0. No add ons or themes. Just default FF after refresh. Nothing helps.

I have seen other reports of widevine crashing but I dont have that issue. FF just wont play Amazon video in HD anymore.

Edit:

After trying some things and completely uninstalling firefox from system and all folders I finally got Amazon to play HD 1080p content again, but only a short while.

For some reason on refreshed or completely new installs of FF 88 amazon would have issues and only play SD. Even if all folders were deleted before install. When I installed the previous version of FF to 87 content was once again playing back at HD 1080p. I than updated to 88 and it was ok but only for a bit.

Even though FF 87 installed and updated widevine, FF version 88 would update it again a short while later but the version numbers of widevine (4.10.2209.1) stayed the same. Whatever version 88 is doing to widevine it seems to cause a conflict preventing Amazon from playing videos in HD content.

Edit 2:

From my other computer which had not updated to 88 yet had widevine version 4.10.1582. I took all those files and replaced the ones in the folder for 4.10.2209.1. I have updates disabled for widevine now and Amazon is playing HD 1080p once again with no issues. So whatever the update did with widevine it is definitely causing a conflict with playing back HD 1080p content on Amazon Prime video.

Asked by arugula 1 unyaka odlule

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hover zoom not working

"Hover text not working on Copart site, works on same version 87 with windows 7 PC but not on my windows 10. If I switch to Edge it works fine, just not on FireFox. In … (funda kabanzi)

"Hover text not working on Copart site, works on same version 87 with windows 7 PC but not on my windows 10. If I switch to Edge it works fine, just not on FireFox. In the copart site under an auction item I can click on the image and then the pointer will bring up a zoomed in window to the right of the image.

Asked by eric131 1 unyaka odlule

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why is my search bar red

it started about 2 days ago, i have no idea how i opened this but somehow when i click on my search bar it has a red outline, its quite distracting and i would like to di… (funda kabanzi)

it started about 2 days ago, i have no idea how i opened this but somehow when i click on my search bar it has a red outline, its quite distracting and i would like to disable it. How do i do that? thanks in advance

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Twitter makes firefox freeze and crash

Every time I use twitter, firefox ends up freezing and crashing. Sometimes the crash happens after I close it, of its own accord, and even surprisingly have firefox spont… (funda kabanzi)

Every time I use twitter, firefox ends up freezing and crashing. Sometimes the crash happens after I close it, of its own accord, and even surprisingly have firefox spontaneously close without the crash reporter opening at all. I have enough spare memory to run firefox.

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Trouble importing bookmarks from HTML file

I exported my bookmarks from the Brave Browser, selected Bookmarks>Manage Bookmarks>Import and Backup>Import Bookmarks from HTML Then navigated to the HTML file … (funda kabanzi)

I exported my bookmarks from the Brave Browser, selected Bookmarks>Manage Bookmarks>Import and Backup>Import Bookmarks from HTML Then navigated to the HTML file the selected "Open" but noting changed except that a small number of the bookmarks appears under "Recent Bookmarks" when I again select Bookmarks. Each item in this list is repeated according to the number of times I tried to import them.

Asked by Paul Hossfield 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox open udp ports

firefox 88.0.1-1 on linux Since recently firefox started to open random udp ports that's what i see in netstat udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:36531 0.0.0.0:* … (funda kabanzi)

firefox 88.0.1-1 on linux Since recently firefox started to open random udp ports that's what i see in netstat udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:36531 0.0.0.0:* 16227/firefox udp 0 0 0.0.0.0:43783 0.0.0.0:* 16227/firefox It only happens on some sites likes youtube and discord is that related to http3 in some way? there is nothing in about:networking

I am just not sure if this is anything to be concerned with, i did a bunch of searches for firefox open ports, but couldn't find an answer

Asked by 0nrefn1 1 unyaka odlule

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Lost logins.json? help please

So i reset my pc yesterday and forgot to save logins.json because i thought passwords saved on your profile... turns out not and i have tried so many data recovery apps, … (funda kabanzi)

So i reset my pc yesterday and forgot to save logins.json because i thought passwords saved on your profile... turns out not and i have tried so many data recovery apps, i cannot find it. i used the smart password on almost everything... i dont know what to do

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Where is my bookmark side bar?

I used to be able until very recently go to MENU > LIBRARY>Bookmarks: which would 'split' giving me three (?) choices, one of which was showing a bookmark side bar.… (funda kabanzi)

I used to be able until very recently go to MENU > LIBRARY>Bookmarks: which would 'split' giving me three (?) choices, one of which was showing a bookmark side bar. I seem to not have that choice any longer ... or do I and I just don't know how to select it? Thank you.

Asked by Dave71 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox and Windows XP

I have a Windows XP machine kept solely to run those applications that wont run under Windows 10, and there are several. It has a hardware switch that removes access to m… (funda kabanzi)

I have a Windows XP machine kept solely to run those applications that wont run under Windows 10, and there are several.

It has a hardware switch that removes access to my network and is only connected briefly to print to my network printer then disconnected as the default. It does allow access to the Internet but that is only ever to one particular site, nominally once per year.

One program requires a yearly update to an internal text file from its parent organization. Previously all I had to do was briefly connect to my network access that file from that organization using the Firefox version on the XP machine to download that file directly to the program that needs it.

I tried that this week May 2021 only to receive an error message from somewhere to "Try Internet Explorer".

I have a workaround solution involving my W10 machine and a thumb drive to transfer that 1K text file manually, but the process of direct transfer to the XP machine used to work, and is much more convenient.

What has changed, such that the Firefox version on the XP machine no longer works?

Ideas please.

Asked by jtomlinson22 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule