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Downloads preview panel keeps popping up after downloading files

So, for a few months now, the preview panel in Firefox has been popping up with every successful download of a file from online. Its a bit inconvenient because anytime it… (funda kabanzi)

So, for a few months now, the preview panel in Firefox has been popping up with every successful download of a file from online. Its a bit inconvenient because anytime it pops up, it basically tabs me off a page and interrupts my writing or the like. This wasn't an issue last year when after successful downloads, the downloads icon in the toolbar just lights up blue to signify a successful download. The preview panel popping up every time Firefox successfully downloads something (due to reasons, I download files in bulk from multiple sources) is incredibly irritating. The problem goes away when I just remove the download icon/panel from the toolbar entirely. I just wanna know WHY this bizarre phenomenon happens.

Asked by Snake Greeter 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by YongHan 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Netflix on Mozilla 100 / Ubuntu20.04 constantly asks for video codex

I saw where this was a problem with Netflix, Amazon Video and other sites with Fire Fox and that one person even used professional version and still had the same problem.… (funda kabanzi)

I saw where this was a problem with Netflix, Amazon Video and other sites with Fire Fox and that one person even used professional version and still had the same problem.

What I cannot see is where he got the video codex that allow Netflix to work on Fire Fox version 88, let alone this newest version that Mozilla has created.

Asked by Micheal R. - August 5th, 1988 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Firefox HTML documents changed to Firefox PDF documents

Recently, most of my PDF files that I open with Firefox have changed their icons from the Firefox HTML document icon (the purple icon in the image attached) to the Firefo… (funda kabanzi)

Recently, most of my PDF files that I open with Firefox have changed their icons from the Firefox HTML document icon (the purple icon in the image attached) to the Firefox PDF icon (the red icon in the image attached). Is it possible for me to change the icons back without downloading third-party software?

Asked by 2003jjl 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by YongHan 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Entry field being blocked - will not allow me to type

My employer sent me a link to sign up for an employment planning service. I need to enter my name, DOB and their entry code. The second line is being blocked and I cann… (funda kabanzi)

My employer sent me a link to sign up for an employment planning service. I need to enter my name, DOB and their entry code. The second line is being blocked and I cannot type in it. I need to type their entry code on this line. I have attached a copy of the screenshot. I am not sure what the Mask limit is for this line as it is not a line that I am typing my email address in.

I need HELP!

Asked by petlover 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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How do I get my home page in Firefox on all my tabs?

Now on Firefox 100.0.1 On earlier versions of Firefox I was able to set a particular url for my home(opening) page. That is still true. However, on past versions I was … (funda kabanzi)

Now on Firefox 100.0.1 On earlier versions of Firefox I was able to set a particular url for my home(opening) page. That is still true. However, on past versions I was also able to make *my home page* appear on every tab I opened. On the current edition I get a choice of only Firefox Home Page (default) or Blank page. I cannot get my home page on the new tab. How can I bypass the restrictions of the settings under Home to get my home page on every tab?

That the question I need an answer to. Everything below this is explanation of why I want this and a complaint about how Firefox changes things that I would appreciate being passed on to the developers.

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If I choose Firefox Home Page (default), I am *forced* to use the address box to put in my search terms. I have become accustomed to the various search engines with their splash screens - with the nice big search box in the middle of the screen (both horizontally and vertically). It is absolutely unnerving to me to try to type in the box in the middle and have nothing show up there but up above in the address box.

I am a project person in a multi-tasking world, which means whether I like it or not, I have to multitask too. For me to do this successfully, all my tools need to be where I expect and perform as I expect them. Even putting duckduckgo.com in the current home page/new window setting, doesn't get the duckduckgo splash page, but even though I'm not that technically advanced, I found a way of getting it in my home page window. However, the tabs section doesn't offer me an opportunity to put my own choice in.

I wish Firefox would stop tinkering with otherwise minor things. I understand fixing found vulnerabilities. I understand providing new services and technology when they're developed. But why force people to use search and tabs the way Firefox wants them to rather than the way the user is accustomed to.

Asked by bdjim 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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I used to be able to go to another window by clicking on a subject in the search engine

Whether I was in the standard Firefox search window, or Google, or DuckDuckGo (my preferred choice), I was able to click on a specific topic in the search window and have… (funda kabanzi)

Whether I was in the standard Firefox search window, or Google, or DuckDuckGo (my preferred choice), I was able to click on a specific topic in the search window and have it automatically open a new window within the Firefox window settings. I can no longer do this with Firefox 100.

Please fix!

Asked by George 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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recent activity page

I use the recent activity page as a homepage with the icons of the websites that I most frequently use. but i can't figure how to adjust/pick the icons (websites) that I… (funda kabanzi)

I use the recent activity page as a homepage with the icons of the websites that I most frequently use. but i can't figure how to adjust/pick the icons (websites) that I want to appear on this page. Something is picking them for me. And when I delete an icon another one pops in place but is generally a website I rarely use. How can I choose the icons (websites) that I want to appear on this page?

Asked by RickS 1 usuku oludlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 usuku oludlule

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Old themes

Hi there! My Firefox crashed for some reason and I decided to re-install it. Prior to re-installing I had an older theme from older versions of Firefox installed. It was… (funda kabanzi)

Hi there!

My Firefox crashed for some reason and I decided to re-install it. Prior to re-installing I had an older theme from older versions of Firefox installed. It was the pink one of the themes you could choose from the "Application menu" (literal translation from German, the system language I'm using). With the new version installed, I somehow cannot find the old themes anymore. I was wondering if there could be any way of using the old themes in the new version? Thank you for your time in reading this request.

Sincerely, Nikola

Asked by dj111niko 14 amahora adlule

Answered by Terry 9 amahora adlule

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Remove favicons?

Is it possible to remove favicons from the Bookmark Tool bar and bookmark pulldown menus? It'd be a much cleaner look. Not entirely sure, but it looks like someone was as… (funda kabanzi)

Is it possible to remove favicons from the Bookmark Tool bar and bookmark pulldown menus? It'd be a much cleaner look. Not entirely sure, but it looks like someone was asking a similar question here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1258765 If by any chance pasting his contact here reaches @jscher2000 perhaps he has some input. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/user/jscher2000 Thanks!

Asked by Phin 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 3 iminyaka edlule

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Restrict which web sites can extensions run on

I would like to restrict which extensions can access data / run on which web sites. For instance I would like to restrict all extensions when I am using my bank's website… (funda kabanzi)

I would like to restrict which extensions can access data / run on which web sites. For instance I would like to restrict all extensions when I am using my bank's website, I would allow add blocking on all sites but I would not allow extensions that access my data on ebay, paypal, gmail, etc. Is there a way to do this per extension and per web site?

Asked by dean.mustakinov 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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How can I do keyboard shortcut, "Text encoding options", then "Unicode". I have it on toolbars

How can I do keyboard shortcut, "Text encoding options", then "Unicode". I have it on toolbars. Like on screnshot, I pint mouse, then I need to select Unicode, which is b… (funda kabanzi)

How can I do keyboard shortcut, "Text encoding options", then "Unicode". I have it on toolbars. Like on screnshot, I pint mouse, then I need to select Unicode, which is bothering. I am opening many many pages, which are always different than unicode.

Asked by newbusinessvisions 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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How can I remove the "Fill login" context menu entry?

Firefox offers the option to "Fill login" through the context menu (see attached image) when ever in a login or password field. However I am using Bitwarden instead of th… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox offers the option to "Fill login" through the context menu (see attached image) when ever in a login or password field. However I am using Bitwarden instead of the Firefox password manager and disabled saving passwords in Firefox. Is there a way to remove this "Fill login" action as it always just shows that no logins are saved?

Thanks, Mattias

Asked by Mattias 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by mattmcoomber 2 iminyaka edlule

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delete all saved passwords in password manager with one click

hey guys, there doesn't seem to be an option for this. is there? if there is, I can't find it. see attached image for what I'm doing now. as it stands now, I have to … (funda kabanzi)

hey guys,

there doesn't seem to be an option for this. is there? if there is, I can't find it. see attached image for what I'm doing now. as it stands now, I have to manually push the DELETE button one time for every entry that is in that window for saved passwords. there has to be a better way to do this to get rid of all of them! can you guys help me with this?

Asked by Adam 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by McCoy 2 iminyaka edlule

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CTRL W doesn't close a pinned tab

CTRL + W is the keyboard shortcut to close the active tab. This works fine if the tab isn't pinned, but if I press CTRL + W on a pinned tab, it just cycles to the next ta… (funda kabanzi)

CTRL + W is the keyboard shortcut to close the active tab. This works fine if the tab isn't pinned, but if I press CTRL + W on a pinned tab, it just cycles to the next tab. This isn't ideal. The shortcut should close the tab regardless of whether it is pinned (as it does in other browsers). Anyone know why Firefox does this / is it intentional behaviour?

Asked by whalemonster 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by McCoy 2 iminyaka edlule

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How to make a custom search engine (URL parameter with %s) the default search engine?

Firefox used to allow a hack to add a custom search engine to the search engine list. This allowed users to make custom engines the DEFAULT search engine. (Engines can be… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox used to allow a hack to add a custom search engine to the search engine list. This allowed users to make custom engines the DEFAULT search engine. (Engines can be added to Bookmarks but then they require a keyword to activate. Default engines do not require a keyword to activate).

The way to do it was: 1) place a folder called "searchplugins" with your custom .xml file describing your search engine (i.e.,, a URL with a %s added to it) inside your Home folder on a Linux OS.

2) open the Web Console

3) input: Services.search.addEngine("file:///home/user/searchplugins/custom-engine.xml", null, null, false);

4) now your custom search engine would appear in the search engine listing in Firefox and could be made default

On recent Firefoxes, this no longer works. When I inter the Sevices.search.addEngine part to the Web Console, I get this message: "ReferenceError: Services is not define"

I've been using Google Chrome because of stuff like this. Firefox just doesn't allow me to do what I want to do. But I appreciate Mozilla ideals and am trying to give Firefox another chance. But it is contingent on being able to make my custom search engine the default search engine.

Is there a fix for this error I'm encountering in the Web Console?

Asked by grgwmsm 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule

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How can I prevent ctrl+q from closing the browser?

When I click ctrl+q by mistake, the browser window with all its tabs is closed immediately, with no warning. This has already made me lose data. is there a way to disable… (funda kabanzi)

When I click ctrl+q by mistake, the browser window with all its tabs is closed immediately, with no warning. This has already made me lose data. is there a way to disable this keyboard shortcut?

Asked by Erel Segal-Halevi 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Ruba 2 iminyaka edlule

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How can I enable back the dropdown in address bar?

So my Firefox Developer edition just got updated to the version 74.0b2 and I got this brand new address/search bar. One of the things that it used to have before it had b… (funda kabanzi)

So my Firefox Developer edition just got updated to the version 74.0b2 and I got this brand new address/search bar. One of the things that it used to have before it had been updated was a simple arrow-down button that, when clicked, showed the most visited sites. Now, after the update, this button is gone (pic related). This makes my experience with Firefox *extremely* worse, because now I don't have a quick access to open one of my most visited sites inside the current tab without starting typing their addresses. Is there any option to bring that feature back? Is removal of this button an already-made design choice for Firefox that will stay with us for the next versions?

Asked by AWKjrh32r1 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 iminyaka edlule