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files downloading instead of opening in viewer

I've spent many hours trying to fix this problem. When I click on a document that I want to view, it is downloading to my computer. I have the latest version of firefox o… (funda kabanzi)

I've spent many hours trying to fix this problem. When I click on a document that I want to view, it is downloading to my computer. I have the latest version of firefox on a windows 11 pc. Please assist.

Asked by Miami Sally 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Issues with Moving the "Find Bar"

I have read through all 3 of the following posts linked below on this issue, and cant make it out. I am trying to move the find bar to the top of firefox. Tried the real… (funda kabanzi)

I have read through all 3 of the following posts linked below on this issue, and cant make it out.

I am trying to move the find bar to the top of firefox. Tried the really long codes suggested, and the short ones. Yes, I enabled "true" in the config settings. Added the chrome folder and text file, I think in the right section. Restarted firefox lots of times upon each code I tried, still not working.

Any ideas? thanks!

https://support.mozilla.org/ig/questions/1372399

https://gripfastistech.com/index.php/blog/82-move-findbar-to-top-firefox-69.html

https://www.reddit.com/r/FirefoxCSS/comments/11odffm/psa_incoming_changes_to_default_element/

Asked by zach6 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by zach6 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Windows 11 and High Performance mode (dedicated GPU)

Hi! I'm on a newer laptop with an AMD CPU (with its own integrated GPU) and an Nvidia GPU. When changing Firefox to "High performance" mode in the Windows 11 settings (… (funda kabanzi)

Hi!

I'm on a newer laptop with an AMD CPU (with its own integrated GPU) and an Nvidia GPU.

When changing Firefox to "High performance" mode in the Windows 11 settings (System > Display > Graphics), it is said to use the dedicated Nvidia GPU. However, to my surprise, this is noticeably more stuttery and laggy than having it use only the integrated AMD GPU ("Power saving" mode).

Additionally, Firefox's hardware acceleration (General > Performance) is set to "use recommended", and my Windows 11 Power mode (System > Power & Battery) is set to Balanced.

I was wondering what the best way to configure all these settings is, such that it takes advantage of my hardware as much as possible? I wish to understand more than simply switching options until Firefox looks the smoothest to my eye --- what do these settings actually do, and how should they be configured idealistically?

I also sometimes run Linux, where things are a bit more complicated (e.g. Nouveau vs proprietary drivers, PRIME, etc) so I understand if the answer is less certain in that environment, but any info for it would be great as well.

Thanks!

Asked by varval761 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by varval761 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox Functionality Issues

Dear FF/Mozilla: I've experienced a number of issues where I'm unable to do banking transactions using the FF browser. In one case, Wells Fargo bill pay does not work (… (funda kabanzi)

Dear FF/Mozilla:

I've experienced a number of issues where I'm unable to do banking transactions using the FF browser. In one case, Wells Fargo bill pay does not work (but works fine with MS Edge); in another case, an international money link payment to a vendor in the UK would not go through using Firefox (but did first time with MS Edge). In yet another case, Firefox won't load webpage photos for items for sale on the site www.telescope.com - the page loads with descriptions but photos would not load (I just tried it and, nada). This remains the case even after my VPN is disconnected.

I've used FF for several years now without too much trouble but with this ongoing non-functionality of FF, I'm tempted to migrate to MS Edge or a browser that is supported more widely.

Any help or advice? Thanks, Blaine

Asked by Snowbrain 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Snowbrain 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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Particular website table shifted to right side end. Upto Firefox v115 working fine. need solution

Upto Firefox v115 this website working fine. after update this website table display right side end. not in position. checked in other browser. working fine in chrome. wh… (funda kabanzi)

Upto Firefox v115 this website working fine. after update this website table display right side end. not in position. checked in other browser. working fine in chrome. what to do?. need solution. thank you.

Asked by bharanicompu 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Opening CNN site from Firefox

Update to Firefox (120.0.1) in Linux Mint blocks CNN - its the only site which appears to be blocked. I get a message telling me that configuration of the site is blockin… (funda kabanzi)

Update to Firefox (120.0.1) in Linux Mint blocks CNN - its the only site which appears to be blocked. I get a message telling me that configuration of the site is blocking CNN from loading, and goes on as follows.

"" We apologize, but your web browser is configured in such a way that it is preventing this site from implementing required components that protect your privacy and allow you to view and change your privacy settings. This functionality is required for privacy legislation in your region.

We recommend you use a different browser or disable the “EasyList Cookie” filter from your “Content Filtering” settings (found under “Settings” -> “Shields” in the Brave Browser). ""

Rather strange, since I'm using Firefox.

In general, I am thoroughly annoyed with the way the Internet experience is increasingly fouled up by various sites implementing "safety" aspects. It used to be fun, now its a crap experience. Firefox is getting bigger, slower, and infested with site 'improvements' which do absolutely nothing for me - Is it so hard to provide a simple, clean, straightforward browser without so many 'add-ons' that its grinding to a halt? Time was software was written for the users, now its clearly written to give software developers something to do. Can't you create a revolution in software and do something useful, instead of "clever"?

Asked by an_other 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by zeroknight 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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sync bookmark not working, import bookmark not working after install firefox in linux lite 6.6

I recently installed Firefox version 120.0.1 on Linux Lite 6.6 and logged in to my Mozilla and Firefox accounts, then synced my data. In the past, when I used Ubuntu Desk… (funda kabanzi)

I recently installed Firefox version 120.0.1 on Linux Lite 6.6 and logged in to my Mozilla and Firefox accounts, then synced my data. In the past, when I used Ubuntu Desktop 22.04, this method would display all the bookmarks I had saved on other devices that also use Firefox. However, for this case, syncing did not successfully display bookmarks in the Firefox toolbar.

I then tried exporting bookmarks to an HTML file, then importing them into the newly installed Firefox using the Bookmarks Manager, but the window for selecting the HTML file did not open, so I couldn't import bookmarks.html into the new Firefox installed on Linux Lite 6.6. I also tried restoring from the Bookmarks Manager, but the window for selecting the HTML file did not open either.

Is there another way to transfer these bookmarks to the newly installed Firefox on Linux Lite?

Asked by Hidayat 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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why is Firefox deleting my cookies every few days?

My cookies are being deleted very regularly perhaps two times per week and very often it seems to occur after one the the very frequent updates are installed. I have test… (funda kabanzi)

My cookies are being deleted very regularly perhaps two times per week and very often it seems to occur after one the the very frequent updates are installed. I have tested this by refusing an update for several days and the cookies remain, but after i accept, often, they are deleted. I have not changed any settings related to cookies at any time and so it does appear that the updates are the couse. there cookies are very useful and include preferences for websites and identification details and it's incrediibly frustrating to have them erased though no fault of mine

Asked by neilankers 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Terry 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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restore tabs

I had 2 windows open, closed one, lost all of my tabs. Restore didn't work. I tried to restore by renaming session-store-backups folder files. doesn't work. There is a fi… (funda kabanzi)

I had 2 windows open, closed one, lost all of my tabs. Restore didn't work. I tried to restore by renaming session-store-backups folder files. doesn't work. There is a file called upgrade.jsonlz4 from November, maybe that could be used to restore tabs somehow?

Asked by ss-shadow 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by ss-shadow 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Spotify Web Player -- 2 second delay after skipping audio, doesn't happen on Chrome

On spotify web player in firefox there is a delay after skipping 15 seconds forward or backward in audio. Only on bluetooth speakers. But doesn't happen on Chrome. Anyone… (funda kabanzi)

On spotify web player in firefox there is a delay after skipping 15 seconds forward or backward in audio. Only on bluetooth speakers. But doesn't happen on Chrome. Anyone got a fix or can help?

Asked by Austin 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by zeroknight 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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Partial bookmarks and Internet history missing

The computers bookmarks after September 28 and before December 1 2023 are missing as well as the internet history in the mozilla browser only. I see no possible way of re… (funda kabanzi)

The computers bookmarks after September 28 and before December 1 2023 are missing as well as the internet history in the mozilla browser only. I see no possible way of restoring them. I see no way to contact mozilla directly about this either.

Asked by afastgreyhound 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by afastgreyhound 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Mozilla Firefox where it doesn't display or crush website landing page

"I've been experiencing an issue with Mozilla Firefox where it doesn't display the Silver Taxi Sydney Silver Taxi Sydney website correctly. Other websites seem to load fi… (funda kabanzi)

"I've been experiencing an issue with Mozilla Firefox where it doesn't display the Silver Taxi Sydney Silver Taxi Sydney website correctly. Other websites seem to load fine, so I'm wondering if anyone else in the community has encountered similar problems with specific websites on Firefox. Are there any known compatibility issues or common solutions that could help resolve this problem? Your insights would be greatly appreciated!"

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Last reply by cor-el 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox unable to load videos

So I've noticed that after putting my computer to sleep, upon return Firefox will be unable to load any videos from seemingly any site. The temporary solution to this is … (funda kabanzi)

So I've noticed that after putting my computer to sleep, upon return Firefox will be unable to load any videos from seemingly any site. The temporary solution to this is to reset my computer as sign offs, locks or returning to sleep do not clear the issue. I've tested on different browsers/sites and can confirm that this is exclusive to firefox. I have booted firefox in troubleshoot mode, cleared my history and given the sites time to load with no luck on any of them.

Is there a solution to this?

Asked by Bobn242 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 7 izinyanga ezidlule