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How do I get rid of the little stick man that floats on the lower left of pages I open?

The little image shown will appear and float on the left bottom of pages I open including secure pages that require me to log in to enter. That little stick man I conside… (funda kabanzi)

The little image shown will appear and float on the left bottom of pages I open including secure pages that require me to log in to enter. That little stick man I consider a security threat and have tried to get rid of it to no avail.

The picture I captured of it was when it was on blue background. If on white background, just the circle with the stick man in it.

How can I delete it?

Walter

Asked by Walter 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Video error in multiple pages on Linux KDE neon

Hi, I can't play some videos in YouTube and other platforms like Crunchyrroll, Twitter or Vimeo, I've already cleaned the cache and deactivated all the plugins and there … (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I can't play some videos in YouTube and other platforms like Crunchyrroll, Twitter or Vimeo, I've already cleaned the cache and deactivated all the plugins and there is no difference.

Asked by cebeoc 1 unyaka odlule

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how to get firefox to show extensions on toolbar (way it's supposed to be IMO)

Recenltly bought new laptop and installed a new version of firefox, but now I cannot get it to show my extensions. The screen shot shows what (IMO) is supposed to to be,… (funda kabanzi)

Recenltly bought new laptop and installed a new version of firefox, but now I cannot get it to show my extensions.

The screen shot shows what (IMO) is supposed to to be, but all I get is the default buttons for firefox 2nd picture

Asked by Frost 1 unyaka odlule

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Bookmarks fetching titles when dragged and dropped by mouse

Hello people, Lately, I've been having the problem with bookmars. When I want to save my favourite pages to specific folders I created for different areas, I always us… (funda kabanzi)

Hello people,

Lately, I've been having the problem with bookmars.

When I want to save my favourite pages to specific folders I created for different areas, I always used the method where you click in panel with www address e.g. https://support.mozilla.org/, the whole address is now selected and I drag that addres to specific folder of mine. When placed, the bookmark was saved to that folder, but in addition to that, Mozila browser also fetched bookmark title with title of the page.

So after drag-and-dropping the link https://support.mozilla.org/ I ended up with bookmark in my folder, that looked like this: "Get Support | Mozilla Support"

Now when I do the same procedure, I just copy the link addres itself. So it ends up like this: "https://support.mozilla.org"

You get the idea. )Where did the feature of fetching titles dissapear? Can it be returned back?

I've been using bookmarks this way (drag-and-drop by mouse to specific folder) since I can remember. And this problem occured just week ago. It helps me to speed up my process faster than using the star icon. And now I dont even know what I saved when I look at my folder and try to make sence of it the next day, because everything I can see is link addresses.

I tried it on many computers and many diferent systems Win10 11 etc and I still get the same problem. I tried it with reinstalling Firefox, with deafult settings, in normal or inkognito mode. Nothing works.

Any help? Can this be fixed?

Best regars, J

Asked by rebuss.787 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Disabled, having trouble navigating content in Firefox

I have physical limitations and need to use middle mouse button to scroll. However, in Firefox, middle mouse button to scroll is interrupted whenever the mouse hovers ov… (funda kabanzi)

I have physical limitations and need to use middle mouse button to scroll.

However, in Firefox, middle mouse button to scroll is interrupted whenever the mouse hovers over a hyperlink or linked object -- and, fun fact, there are A LOT of links on the Internet, so this equates to a very janky and sub-optimum experience, in my personal use-case.

How can I make it so that the middle mouse button functionality is not hijacked by mouse-over context? I've already tried/disabled middle-mouse-button-click-to-open-link-in-new-tab.

Asked by jehighley 1 unyaka odlule

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Clicking and dragging URL to bookmarkonly saves URL, not page title

I mainly bookmark pages by clicking and dragging the URL to my bookmarks sidebar as I've always found this to be more convenient. After the last two Firefox updates, this… (funda kabanzi)

I mainly bookmark pages by clicking and dragging the URL to my bookmarks sidebar as I've always found this to be more convenient. After the last two Firefox updates, this method no longer saves the page title, just the page URL.

In the attached image, the URL and resulting bookmark from dragging it to the sidebar are circled in red. The expected title is circled in orange. An example of an older (correctly titled) bookmark is circled in green. This is not a page specific issue, as it happens on every webpage.

CTRL+D as well as pressing the star icon in the navigation bar still work as expected, bookmarking pages with their correct titles.

Asked by Bookworm21 1 unyaka odlule

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permissions.default.geo 0 and 1 and 2

In about:config I have set "geo.enabled" to false. -> www.google.com still displays the content in my language, darn. I went went back to about:config and marked "onl… (funda kabanzi)

In about:config I have set "geo.enabled" to false. -> www.google.com still displays the content in my language, darn.

I went went back to about:config and marked "only show modified preferences" -> to my surprise not only "geo.enabled 1" was displayed but also "permissions.default.geo 2" (though I never touched that one - so I thought they must be linked somehow)

I was curious and reverted "permissions.default.geo" back to default -> now it is set to "0" -> but "geo.enable" is still on "false" (so I am not sure anymore if they are really linked together - which doesnt make sense to me)

Now I don't know if I should leave "permissions.default.geo" on "2" how I found it, or on "0" which is the default. That's why I come here to ask:

==> What are the three states of "permissions.default.geo [0/1/2]" doing and how is it interacting with "geo.enable"?

Asked by Mark 1 unyaka odlule

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Blue Teardrops appear

I did a new install of Firefox on a Windows 11 Pro laptop. When I enter a password to a site, blue tear drops appear around the password. I've followed the tips to turn… (funda kabanzi)

I did a new install of Firefox on a Windows 11 Pro laptop. When I enter a password to a site, blue tear drops appear around the password. I've followed the tips to turn off carets in about:fig, but the drops persist. This issue only appears in Firefox, not Edge, Chrome, etc.

Any help in turning off this annoying feature is appreciated!

Asked by TampaBay 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Why is Firefox, not displaying this website correctly?

https://austinpollen.com/ Including a screenshot. I've disable all the Addons except Togglific and Youtube . I use Firefox 99% of the time but for anything with drm requ… (funda kabanzi)

https://austinpollen.com/ Including a screenshot.

I've disable all the Addons except Togglific and Youtube . I use Firefox 99% of the time but for anything with drm require chrome. It loads the page correctly while Firefox does not.

I've also tried to disable certain settings in Firefox Options with no luck, such as; Enabled Autoplay Video and Audio Enabled Allow Popups

Used Firefox for almost 20 years and current OS is Win 10.

Thanks for any help

Asked by Acleacius 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 unyaka odlule

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bookmark drop-down menu icon on the address bar disappeared

There used to be an icon just to the right of the star (for creating a new bookmark) on the address bar that when clicked gave a drop-down bookmark menu. For some reason… (funda kabanzi)

There used to be an icon just to the right of the star (for creating a new bookmark) on the address bar that when clicked gave a drop-down bookmark menu. For some reason it disappeared and I cannot seem to get it back. All I have been able to do is go to settings => bookmarks to get a list of bookmarks, which, however, doesn't have the bookmarks organized into the sub-categories I once had. How can I get that icon back on the address bar? I don't want to add on a bookmark bar or tool bar.

Asked by hashimoto.henri 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Bookmarks in tab use web address not title

So this started recently and I'm not sure if I did something to toggle this by accident or not, but recently when I've started dragging the web address into my favorites … (funda kabanzi)

So this started recently and I'm not sure if I did something to toggle this by accident or not, but recently when I've started dragging the web address into my favorites bar to add to my favorites, the favorites bar won't save the page's title, and instead will only save the web address itself. I'm not sure if I'm explaining very well, but I'm including a screen shot of what I mean; if I click on the star and add to favorites, then the web page's title will show up, but not if I just drag the address in. I find this personally frustrating, and I was wondering if I had accidentally toggled something? You can see the difference between the two in the screencaps I've posted.

Asked by AshleyTM 1 unyaka odlule

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do firefox 'saved passwords' remain after backing up to external hd and factory resetting mac?

Hi, Am backing up a laptop that needs to go overnight to a repair shop and want to wipe it clean for privacy. Will the passwords saved by firefox be saved in the backup … (funda kabanzi)

Hi, Am backing up a laptop that needs to go overnight to a repair shop and want to wipe it clean for privacy. Will the passwords saved by firefox be saved in the backup as well?

I've also downloaded them to a csv file as an additional precaution, but have no idea how to reload them into 'saved passwords' after the repairs are complete, as no option is provided for that - only the option to import from another browser... Thanks for your help!

PS: also, why does mozilla require a manual login to this support forum when my login is saved in it's own password saver?? It is not auto-filling it as expected.

Asked by raspberryrose 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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playing videos on firefox doesnt work on reddit or twitter, and doesnt work on some youtube videos.

It works on librewolf and brave, and im running on fedora 37 (using the flatpak package) i have tried every fix including but not limited to: reinstalling, troubleshoot m… (funda kabanzi)

It works on librewolf and brave, and im running on fedora 37 (using the flatpak package) i have tried every fix including but not limited to: reinstalling, troubleshoot mode, making a new profile and clearing cache. also the openh264 plugin always says preparing to install or smth but never does, thought id mention it in case its important.

Asked by Blisterexe 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox stopped working after uninstalling Edge and Office 365

Hello. I un-installed Microsoft Edge and Office 365 and now Firefox has stopped working (on another computer not this one). This is the same problem that someone report… (funda kabanzi)

Hello. I un-installed Microsoft Edge and Office 365 and now Firefox has stopped working (on another computer not this one).

This is the same problem that someone reported in 2021, but that thread has been archived.

https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1356550

The advice then was to re-install Firefox and to download Visual C++ \ Visual Studio files ( especially VCRuntime1401.dll).

My problem is that I don't have a browser on that computer, I am completely cut off from the internet and can't download anything.

Is it possible to download the necessary files on this computer and transfer them to the one that has the problem? Thanks.

Asked by colin_hodgson 1 unyaka odlule

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Move to the tab when it is opened

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1409196] Hi, I disabled several options in About:Config, and a feature previously disappeared. When I pressed the sc… (funda kabanzi)

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Hi, I disabled several options in About:Config, and a feature previously disappeared. When I pressed the scroll button in the diamond, it opened a tag and moved to it automatically. Whatever you do with the current tag, I want it. Please help me.

Asked by x2 1 unyaka odlule

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How to default to my extensions when open Extensions (about:addons)?

When I open "Extensions" (about:addons) by clicking the Extensions icon, I want it to start on my own extensions, not Recommendations. How can I make "Extensions" open to… (funda kabanzi)

When I open "Extensions" (about:addons) by clicking the Extensions icon, I want it to start on my own extensions, not Recommendations. How can I make "Extensions" open to the actual Extensions tab? Or can I remove the "Recommendations" tab entirely?

I already saw [to remove 'Recommendations' tab in about:addons]. But about:config

 extensions.htmlaboutaddons.recommendations.enabled = false

only removes recommendations from the Extensions tab. And adding

 extensions.getAddons.showPane = false

does not work, the Recommendations tab is still there.

Asked by timepilot3000 1 unyaka odlule

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403 Forbidden

Hello, When I try to log in to tradestation.com, I get a 403 Forbidden message. I have gone to Settings - Clear all History, and checked all the History and Data boxes, … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

When I try to log in to tradestation.com, I get a 403 Forbidden message. I have gone to Settings - Clear all History, and checked all the History and Data boxes, and clicked OK. Also, I only use Private browsing, which is set to remove all history, caches, etc. whenever I close Firefox. I have been logging in to tradestation 4 or 5 days a week for months, until today. Please help fix this.

Thank you, Barry

Asked by barry 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox update will not download completely

Firefox 112 update will not download completely. It just keeps saying it is downloading but it does not complete. I can't access some websites now since I have been tryi… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox 112 update will not download completely. It just keeps saying it is downloading but it does not complete. I can't access some websites now since I have been trying to download the update. Please help. Thanks.

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