SafeOpt emails

I browsed a clothing website for less than 5 minutes by typing in the address and not using any links. Shortly after I receive an email asking if I was still interested … (funda kabanzi)

I browsed a clothing website for less than 5 minutes by typing in the address and not using any links. Shortly after I receive an email asking if I was still interested in what I was looking at. Does Firefox share my email address with websites I'm visiting? I believe the email is coming from SafeOpt, not the website I visited. I do have "do not track" options selected in Firefox.

Asked by linda641 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by linda641 1 usuku oludlule

Firefox 92.0 breaks title bar and all windowing decorations (including focus and key input) running under fluxbox on Linux

Hello all. I am reaching out since even the fix I had found recently to get v92 functioning again has ceased working. Since the upgrade to the UI changes in v92, firefox … (funda kabanzi)

Hello all.

I am reaching out since even the fix I had found recently to get v92 functioning again has ceased working.

Since the upgrade to the UI changes in v92, firefox is no longer displaying any of the native windowing toolbar or resizing decorations that are present by default in fluxbox.

I had found a workaround when this new UI came out by manually copying in a userChrome.css and userContent.css files into my firefox profile folder. This restored firefox's old/normal/default behavior of actually displaying the windowmanager titlebar and controls for the application-window so that I could select the window and drag it between my multiple desktops. (the files I sourced were found here: https://github.com/black7375/Firefox-UI-Fix )

Unfortunately though, it appears that even this fix has ceased functioning as I am now stuck with a firefox window that is literally stuck in place where it fires-up. I am no longer able to bring focus to the application, so cannot type into the window. A mouse select only partially selects the application as I am able to navigate mouse-controlled menuing, but am unable to type anything into the application. I am also no longer able to grab the application window and resize it, move it, etc.

This is running on a NOC display with 6 screens, so it is quite critical to be able to grab and move individual windows between multiple screens.

I am a 20+ year user and evangelist for mozilla software and simply need firefox to behave and look like it did before these v92 "fixes" that jacked up the UI.

Asked by chris416 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by chris416 1 usuku oludlule

Website logos won't show up in tabs or bookmarks on firefox but will show up in chrome

When I use Firefox the logo for my bank website won't show up but it will show up in Chrome. The first 2 pictures attached are of the website opened as well as the bookma… (funda kabanzi)

When I use Firefox the logo for my bank website won't show up but it will show up in Chrome. The first 2 pictures attached are of the website opened as well as the bookmark. The last 2 are of Firefox. Please help as this is very frustrating as it makes it harder to know what bookmark I need to click on

Asked by Chris Mortland 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by Chris Mortland 1 usuku oludlule

Blacked out letters on Firefox Bookmarks Toolbar and Window tabs

Sometimes (not always!), the entries on my bookmarks toolbar appear with the lower case a's blacked out, and the leading edge of lower case e's as well. Nowhere else on t… (funda kabanzi)

Sometimes (not always!), the entries on my bookmarks toolbar appear with the lower case a's blacked out, and the leading edge of lower case e's as well. Nowhere else on the page does this happen. Anyone else ever seen this? Is there a fix? Thanks

Asked by dtowson 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by dtowson 1 usuku oludlule

Changing default storage location - how?

Is there a way to change the location of the default storage directory? I'm talking about ~/.mozilla/firefox/tjdaag57.default-release/storage/default which gradually fill… (funda kabanzi)

Is there a way to change the location of the default storage directory? I'm talking about ~/.mozilla/firefox/tjdaag57.default-release/storage/default which gradually fills with files from all the websites I've visited. That directory slowly increases in size and I don't want that, so I'm looking for a way to change the location where these files go.

https://i.imgur.com/EDlVyOA.png

Asked by rado84 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by rado84 1 usuku oludlule

Firefox Color

I'm about to lose it and uninstall this browser for good. Once again, I've been thrown a disgusting color palette and design down on my throat with no choice to change it… (funda kabanzi)

I'm about to lose it and uninstall this browser for good. Once again, I've been thrown a disgusting color palette and design down on my throat with no choice to change it with the latest update. Firefox Color doesn't work anymore. Any tips on how to change the browser colors and keep it that way? No I don't want any themes, I want my own colors.

Asked by stefanobianque 1 usuku oludlule

I cannot add a secondary email address.

I am trying to change my e-mail address by following the steps provided in here. According to the support pages, in order to do that I need to add a secondary e-mail addr… (funda kabanzi)

I am trying to change my e-mail address by following the steps provided in here. According to the support pages, in order to do that I need to add a secondary e-mail address and then make it primary.

Until there everything's clear. My issue, though, comes precisely when I try to add that information. The system doesn't recognize the new address. Instead, a message appears saying "Account already exists", when that's not possible, since I never delivered it or linked it with Firefox before, nor even I have received or accepted any validation through the said e-mail. I'm guessing that Mozilla ain't grasping that the address really belongs to another e-mail client.

Illustration: Let's say my current address is <example100@outlook.com> When I try to add the following secondary address <example100@protonmail.com>, the aforementioned message will prompt.

Why? What's going on? Is there any solution available? Thank you beforehand, I can't wait to hear from somebody with a remedy.

Asked by Foxar 1 usuku oludlule

Video speed control not working - Ubuntu

Hi! I use Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04.3. I tried to speed up video on Sharepoint. Right click -> speed -> 2.0 and nothing happend. When I right click -> speed again… (funda kabanzi)

Hi! I use Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04.3. I tried to speed up video on Sharepoint. Right click -> speed -> 2.0 and nothing happend. When I right click -> speed again, I saw that speed still 1.0. Then I went to google, found that Sharepoint allow speed up videos only in HTML5 player. Then I knew that to do that in Firefox I should disable Hardware acceleration, so I did it, but it didn't help. OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco add-on is activate.

Then I decided that's Ubuntu. I install ubuntu-restricted-extras, ffmpeg packages (to support h.264 video), restarted, but again that didn't work.

youtube.com/html5 saying that everything fine.

Asked by Sergey K 1 usuku oludlule

Javascript embedBoard for Pinterest is not working

Hi guys, I wanted to include Pinterest walls into my Forum and the only browser where they are not shown is Firefox. The add works fine in Opera & Safari. My javascr… (funda kabanzi)

Hi guys,

I wanted to include Pinterest walls into my Forum and the only browser where they are not shown is Firefox. The add works fine in Opera & Safari. My javascript.enabled is "true", but maybe it's another Javascript setting that needs to be true too?

The code is like this: <a data-pin-do="embedBoard" data-pin-lang="de" data-pin-board-width="900" data-pin-scale-height="400" data-pin-scale-width="450" href="https://www.pinterest.de/amazed130610/rayna/"></a> <script async defer src="//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js"></script>

Does anyone know what to do?

Thanks a lot!

Joyce

Asked by ccp.joyce 1 usuku oludlule

Color of drop down menus.

The new Firefox update changed the color of my FF drop down menus from dark to white which I very strongly dislike. Is there a way to change it back to dark? Thanks for h… (funda kabanzi)

The new Firefox update changed the color of my FF drop down menus from dark to white which I very strongly dislike. Is there a way to change it back to dark? Thanks for help.

Asked by edbrach 1 usuku oludlule

hide tab bar

Help!! How do I hide the tab bar in version 92? I put off updating to version 92 because I knew what would happen: I'd have to jump through hoops to hide the tab bar agai… (funda kabanzi)

Help!! How do I hide the tab bar in version 92?

I put off updating to version 92 because I knew what would happen: I'd have to jump through hoops to hide the tab bar again. I NEVER use tabs. I have a wide screen monitor and I prefer opening new windows to using tabs. In that way I can look at 2 or more pages at the same time.

Asked by leeohlburg 1 usuku oludlule

firefox leaves fullscreen mode, when resized

Firefox leaves full-screen mode when window manager remaps window to be in a frame and re-sizable. In the window-manager that I use (KDE plasma), I can ask the window-man… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox leaves full-screen mode when window manager remaps window to be in a frame and re-sizable.

In the window-manager that I use (KDE plasma), I can ask the window-manager to exit full-screen mode, without telling the window. This allows me to tell a window to be in full-screen mode, while in a framed window. I have attached a screen-shot of chrome showing a youtube video. Both youtube and the chrome are in full screen mode, however the window manager has re-sized it and added decorations (title-bar&frame), and is allowing me to resize, move, minimize, maximize, etc.

This works for every program that I have used (that has a full-screen mode). However it is not working for Firefox. It seems that Firefox is triggering off of the wrong event.

My guess: the window-manager sets NET_WM_STATE_FULLSCREEN to enter full-screen, and would normally clear this attribute to exit full screen. When we exit full-screen, but stay in full-screen mode, the attribute is not cleared. However Firefox is triggering off of something else such as a re-size event.

Use-case: What I am trying to do

  1. Enter full screen mode: browser hiders tab-bar, and address bar, maybe web-page changes layout (e.g. you-tube resizes video player to fill window)
  2. Tell Window-manager to leave full-screen-mode, but not inform browser (or other app). Browser is now still hiding tab-bar, address-bar, site is till showing video in whole-window, but window can be moved and re-sized.

This works for every other app that I have user. (Some apps don't have full-screen-mode, so this does not apply to them. But it works for all that do have it.)

Asked by ctrl_alt_del 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by ctrl_alt_del 2 emasontweni adlule

Is it possible to return the Bookmarks to their orginal setting without using a CSS file?

Windows 10 x64 Pro Firefox 92.0 Is there a way to restore the appearance of Firefox Bookmarks to v88 or earlier? The extra space between each Bookmark is a pain and none … (funda kabanzi)

Windows 10 x64 Pro Firefox 92.0

Is there a way to restore the appearance of Firefox Bookmarks to v88 or earlier? The extra space between each Bookmark is a pain and none of the "fixes" seem to work.

I am not up with messing around with css files to make things seem as they was.

I have Proton Colors Add-on and that supposed to make things look as they did before but they do not.

When Firefox updated to 91.0 I reinstalled v88 which was fine - apart from Firefox nagging me on a daily basis to update to 92.0 which I stupidly did.

Any suggestions please?

Peter

Asked by Peter749 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Peter749 1 usuku oludlule

Tab crashing

Hi guys. I have Windows PC machine running for several years now. No new program updates or installs recently, no restarts. And then yesterday, suddenly Firefox started t… (funda kabanzi)

Hi guys. I have Windows PC machine running for several years now. No new program updates or installs recently, no restarts. And then yesterday, suddenly Firefox started to crash all youtube tabs. Not even videos itself, but also www.youtube.com crashes. Any idea how could i find out, what the hell is going on? Microsoft edge is working fine with youtube. I have tried troubleshoot mode, same. Windows 10.

What can possibly cause this? Thank you.

Asked by zarsss 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by zarsss 1 usuku oludlule

Cannot change mp3 file properties anymore after upgrading to Firefox 92

After upgrading to Firefox 92, there are certain mp3 download files I can't change the properties on, and so can't import them to, for example, iTunes. Before I upgraded,… (funda kabanzi)

After upgrading to Firefox 92, there are certain mp3 download files I can't change the properties on, and so can't import them to, for example, iTunes. Before I upgraded, I didn't have this problem.

Asked by abiwerf 1 usuku oludlule

Firefox shows blank white page for all tabs, unusable

Referencing these threads: 1281774 1307368 1317055 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333680 (I posted a reply to this thread, but I can't view it and the mod… (funda kabanzi)

Referencing these threads: 1281774 1307368 1317055 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333680 (I posted a reply to this thread, but I can't view it and the moderator has apparently closed it thinking this problem has gone away)

We can ascertain that NOTHING seems to help this condition. In fact these threads apply to me as Win 7 / 64 bit apply to me. This started probably about 1.5 years ago.

I too have this problem and yes, it is random. BUT once locked in with this condition, it may "get stuck" for another 5 attempts for the same link. BEST Example, I do surveys every Friday and Saturday night. I use my netscape (AOL) email account. At random, while clicking on the survey link the tab will come up blank and no matter what you do, you CANNOT get this tab to do ANYTHING. No reload, no clicking on a new bookmark, no clicking on home, or typing in the address bar and pressing enter on THAT particular tab. How often does it happen? Maybe 12 times a month (during survey time: maybe every other weekend).

One step further on this. My wife's account on the PC actually does this on a DAILY BASIS REPEATEDLY EVERY DAY when she opens FireFox. In her case, it can ONLY be solved by closing and reopening FireFox after waiting like...say...2 minutes after previously opening it? I have tried opening new tabs etc as mentioned above (including the old right clicky trick and using the "Open in new tab" function). Kinda silly when you have like 27 tabs of blankness. Considering it is her account on the Pc, ok, maybe the "refresh" function might work on her? BZZZT! Nope.

Current version. I can attest that a PC at my 2 jobs that both have Win 7 and at least one, if not both, have 64 bit versions and do NOT display this malady. Also, I did re-install FF about 2 years ago for some other problem. I just ran the troubleshooting more...no go. Per this lead, try https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/the-latest-supported-visual-c-downloads-2647da03-1eea-4433-9aff-95f26a218cc0... and guess what? No such help . Anyone have have something to kill this bug?

Asked by metalman630 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by metalman630 1 usuku oludlule

Firefox continues to be slow loading, even on new, clean, fresh install

I have Windows 11 IE with all available updates as of late. Chrome works like a charm. Faster than ever, actually. However, I missed Firefox and it has all my settings th… (funda kabanzi)

I have Windows 11 IE with all available updates as of late. Chrome works like a charm. Faster than ever, actually. However, I missed Firefox and it has all my settings the way I like and doesn't have the annoying download feature than Chrome has where it leaves little files along with the download cluttered all over your desktop.

I have had Firefox deleted from my system for months now and have been using Chrome as my daily browser. I wanted to give Firefox a chance again, seeing as I have Windows 11 IE installed, and figuring that maybe there was a Windows 10 Pro bug that was causing the slowness within Firefox, but no, it is definitely Firefox. I even installed Firefox on my M1 Macbook Pro and immediately deleted it as it was using a TON of resources and slowing down my machine.

Can ANYONE please help me in finding out what is wrong with Firefox to make it so very slow in loading for the first time upon firing up my machine. It somewhat loads ok after it's been closed and loaded again a while later, but this waiting forever for it to load on startup is absolutely ridiculous.

For the record, I don't know how to use the about:help stuff, so if you are going to suggest something, then please be very specific as I have not really dabbled in that so know next to nothing about that feature. Appreciate it.

Asked by Dyrelogan 1 usuku oludlule

Temporary WebExtension: after login firefox account. Got xmlhttp.status: 0

I am writing a WebExtension to communicate with a server using XMLHttpRequest. I load this WebExtension temporarily by about:debugging. It works well if I do not login i… (funda kabanzi)

I am writing a WebExtension to communicate with a server using XMLHttpRequest.

I load this WebExtension temporarily by about:debugging. It works well if I do not login into my Firefox account. It can get data from the server.

But after logining into my account, it returns "xmlhttp.status: 0" immediately when I trying to do the same thing.

I removed all other add-ons and WebExtensions, But still I have this problem.

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Asked by Duckmole 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Duckmole 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Issues with microphone access during Jitsi Meet call.

I set up a Jitsi Meet server, and when starting a call, it asks for permission to use my Blu Snowball microphone. I click yes, and it says microphone permission allowed, … (funda kabanzi)

I set up a Jitsi Meet server, and when starting a call, it asks for permission to use my Blu Snowball microphone.

I click yes, and it says microphone permission allowed, but Jitsi never gets access to it.

I believe this is an issue related to Firefox because I've tried multiple other browsers and it seems to just be Firefox that this issue happens with. Every other browser lets Jitsi Meet use my microphone just fine.

Please let me know if you have a solution to this or have also experienced it!

Thank you, Cross

Asked by Cross 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule