Changes in Firefox 89: I hate the new themes—where do I provide feedback?

I'd guess there's already a discussion regarding this, but I don't know where. Getting rid of the borders when there are multiple tabs open and turning things gray makes … (funda kabanzi)

I'd guess there's already a discussion regarding this, but I don't know where. Getting rid of the borders when there are multiple tabs open and turning things gray makes for a far worse browsing experience for me. Why would one string of undifferentiated text in a long line of tabs make things any easier? It does not.

I've found a helpful site that allows turning off the new theme, but a commenter advises that that option too will soon be disabled: https://www.askvg.com/tip-restore-old-classic-theme-and-ui-in-firefox-89-and-later-versions/

Is there an add-on that keeps the "classic" theme? I've googled how to provide feedback. One of those links is dead. What's the best way to make my thoughts known?

People love tech, but the older I get the more I see how it demonstrates a lack of ownership, that nothing is really yours on your devices, that what you're comfortable with is only one weekly update away.

Asked by 777bb 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by jscher2000 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox asks for Primary Password on daily basis.

I am using Firefox since several years with a PrimaryPassword for saved passwords. With Windows 10 it is used since a year or so. I regularily kept Firefox open for seve… (funda kabanzi)

I am using Firefox since several years with a PrimaryPassword for saved passwords. With Windows 10 it is used since a year or so. I regularily kept Firefox open for several days, but had no issue with it. But since some weeks firefox is asking for the Primary Password every day. This is quite anoying. After entering the password again, it continues to work, but will ask for the password on the next day again. Another post talks about a possible issue with some specific virus scanners, but I am just using Microsoft Defender Antivirus, which ships with Windows 10. I did not add any Add-on recently, so I suppose an issue with one of the latest Firefox updates (current version is 90.0.2 64-bit on Windows 10). Thanks for any tips.

Asked by wolfgang.kempinski 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Marsh 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Mozilla Firefox 90.0.2 (64 bit) keeps asking for Master(Primary Password)

When we open Mozilla Firefox for 1st time, it asks for Master (Primary Password). Once we enter the correct password, then it accepts it. After couple of minutes or 1 h… (funda kabanzi)

When we open Mozilla Firefox for 1st time, it asks for Master (Primary Password).

Once we enter the correct password, then it accepts it.

After couple of minutes or 1 hour later, it prompts again and again.

Very inconvenient to keep entering the password again & again if it is already entered once & window has not been closed.

Seems like a bug, please resolve it.

Asked by Nitin K Mehta 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Slov internet speed and websites does not open with Firefox on Windows 10.

Since a couple of weeks my Firefox browser for Windows 10 64bit has issues. Last update 90.0.2 did not work either,and the issues is still there. Internet is extremly slo… (funda kabanzi)

Since a couple of weeks my Firefox browser for Windows 10 64bit has issues. Last update 90.0.2 did not work either,and the issues is still there. Internet is extremly slow,some sites will not open and i cant logg in to Facebook. This site opens every other time. The internet connection is stable.

Asked by clarnetist 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

AD BLOCKER HOW TO DISABLE ON A SITE

I need to know how to disable a blocker? I am on a Verizon website page and trying to post a review, I get message to "disable ad blocker" before posting my review. … (funda kabanzi)

I need to know how to disable a blocker? I am on a Verizon website page and trying to post a review, I get message to "disable ad blocker" before posting my review.

Asked by cpharris22 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox doesn't open my website

Recently I figured up that Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) doesn't open my website (https://e-expo.online/) It's very strange, because Google Chrome, Brave, Opera, Vivaldi and Sa… (funda kabanzi)

Recently I figured up that Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) doesn't open my website (https://e-expo.online/) It's very strange, because Google Chrome, Brave, Opera, Vivaldi and Safari opens it perfectly.

But every time I try to reach my site Firefox shows me this: " Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to e-expo.online. The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem. " I didn't find any advice at the Internet of how to solve it. Can you help me?

Asked by Volodymyr 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by TerryN21 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox not opening

Hello, This morning I tried opening FireFox and it would fail to open. Tried everything said on the "Firefox won't start" on the find solutions page and many youtube vid… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

This morning I tried opening FireFox and it would fail to open. Tried everything said on the "Firefox won't start" on the find solutions page and many youtube videos using command prompt inputs. I cannot open in safe mode and neither can I make a new profile using -ProfileManager (won't open) what happens is Firefox appears to open for just a split second some sort of error message but its impossible to see what it is. Also tried disabling security programs have ran many scans on my computer for spyware, viruses, etc but nothing. Could this possibly have occurred because I left a couple tabs open overnight??? Also to add it is not running in task manager when I try to open it. If anybody else has a fix or the same issue please let me know. Thank you.

Asked by dilanjbaker 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Restore previous session options NOT showing for me

When I restarted Firefox after a freeze, I did NOT get the familiar message that lets me choose to restore all windows. When opened, Firefox showed only ONE window (the o… (funda kabanzi)

When I restarted Firefox after a freeze, I did NOT get the familiar message that lets me choose to restore all windows. When opened, Firefox showed only ONE window (the one I was working in when it froze up). The Firefox menu (upper right corner) does NOT display a Restore Previous Session option. It's as if all the windows open in my last session never existed. Is there any way I can still reopen them now?

Asked by pollydell 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Using Microsoft Sharepoint with Firefox - doesn't allow file drag-and-drop

My company lets employees use whatever browser they want. I always use Firefox. My company uses Sharepoint for all internal files. I frequently need to save e-mail attach… (funda kabanzi)

My company lets employees use whatever browser they want. I always use Firefox. My company uses Sharepoint for all internal files. I frequently need to save e-mail attachments from the Outlook e-mail (app version, not browser version) into Sharepoint in a browser tab. Firefox will let me drag-and-drop files from my desktop into Sharepoint in a browser tab, but it will NOT let me drag-and-drop files directly from an Outlook email attachment into Sharepoint in a browser tab. I tested this in Chrome, and Chrome allowed it. This sounds like a minor thing, but dropping to my desktop first then into the browser is an annoying step that adds up to valuable minutes over the course of a work day. Is there a setting or anything I can change to get Firefox to allow the drag-and-drop directly from an Outlook e-mail? I'd very much like to not have to use Chrome for this functionality.

Asked by egyles 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Printing

Every time I try to print any document in Firefox, it prints on 1/4 of the page in tiny font. I have to switch to chrome for a normal print. Cannot find an answer anywher… (funda kabanzi)

Every time I try to print any document in Firefox, it prints on 1/4 of the page in tiny font. I have to switch to chrome for a normal print. Cannot find an answer anywhere.

Asked by r.m.asaban 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Copying from clipboard - pasting twice!

Since version 86, there's something wrong with copying from clipboard (text or image) and pasting in Gmail/Firefox, the pasting now happens twice. Other webmails are OK … (funda kabanzi)

Since version 86, there's something wrong with copying from clipboard (text or image) and pasting in Gmail/Firefox, the pasting now happens twice.

Other webmails are OK in FF, such as Gmail in Google Chrome.

Asked by SpeedyKepke 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by sjboedecker 4 emasontweni adlule

Pop-up windows exceptions not working in private mode (Firefox 87.0)

Hi, After an update on Firefox 87.0 the pop-up exceptions defined are not working in private mode. A yellow bar appears that tells me that prevent the popups. If I choos… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

After an update on Firefox 87.0 the pop-up exceptions defined are not working in private mode. A yellow bar appears that tells me that prevent the popups. If I choose to allow the popups with the button on the left of url then the url is added on exceptions/allowed window with a ^privateBrowsingId=1 marked in the url. However this is not persisted on a next run of firefox on private mode.

If someone have setup exceptions is there for a reason and should not be broken in private mode. I also cannot add ^privateBrowsingId=1 on my own in the url on the exceptions, as it appeared as %5 in exceptions and it does not work to allow pop-up.

Thanks

Asked by JenniferRhodes1 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by VVG 3 izinyanga ezidlule

who decides these terrible ideas to change the basic way FF works?

Thanks to terrible, productivity-sucking changes in the basic functions of the FF browser, I have started using other browsers. First - FF updates far too frequently - al… (funda kabanzi)

Thanks to terrible, productivity-sucking changes in the basic functions of the FF browser, I have started using other browsers. First - FF updates far too frequently - almost daily. No option to block update notifications. Never know if it's something trivial, an important security fix, or a major interface change. The 'what's new' page is always incomplete. 2nd - FF downloads software surreptiously through the sneaky "normandy" back door and inserts feature changes irregardlessly. Doesn't matter if you explicitly selected NO to enrolling in studies. Users can't get a straight answer on how to disable Normandy. Named after the Allied stealth invasion of Europe, it does the same thing to our computers. 3rd- FF caters to fringe techie desires with an onslaught of unwanted or unsuable additions that bloats the software, uses up CPU, or inserts intrusive attention-seeking diversions. I am forced to spend too much time after each update to investigate how to shut off unwanted surprises as well as unannounced alterations to my option settings. For example, if I press the mute button on my keyboard a very large media window pops up and takes over a sizeable chunk of my computer screen. It cannot be resized. It has no close button. Took hours to find out how to disable this. 4th-FF developers seem to expect users to have the newest computer equipment, huge display screens, and lot's of extra memory. If not, too bad. 5th - the recent puzzling, arrogant changes to the basic print function is evidence of that mindset. FF developers say they aren't going to let users revert to the normal "classic" small foot-print pulldown menu on the left side of the screen to preview, set up headers, etc. Too bad if the open window is too narrow to view this new intrusive, real estate consuming right hand display. Too bad that you can no longer simply seamlessly interact and accomplish the task. Too bad that the FF developers think they know better than you that you should change the way you work. 6th Reader view is an obscure feature. I do not want to be forced to use it. I do my best to strip out or ignore the overwhelming number of pictographs competing for my attention, 7th - I can no longer see URLs in the address bar. You've truncated them. I am forced to cut and paste them into a text editor to see them in their entirety. 8th - Firefox hangs video streaming sites like peacocktv.com. Windows Taskmanager shows that FF forces CPU and hard drive usage to 100%. 9th -There is no mechanism to escape, break, or interrupt FF's failed video stream. How sad that Microsoft's obnoxious Edge browser is better at video streaming. It uses far less system resources on the same video streaming site. AND doesn't hang the OS. It's likely FF's new unwanted capability to launch multiple picture in pictures - which I don't use - hogs resources. 10th- How about beta testing using 'normal' non-super techie /gamer users? 11th -FF disabled user Feedback. I stopped updating Firefox. Not trustworthy.

Asked by plew29881 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Update on/about 21 April 2021 broke WidevineCDM for many users, breaking Netflix/Spotify/etc. (thread of threads)

Each of the threads below is someone reporting the same problem (which I also have), with the same timing. Suddenly on 21 April 2021 all (?) major streaming sites started… (funda kabanzi)

Each of the threads below is someone reporting the same problem (which I also have), with the same timing. Suddenly on 21 April 2021 all (?) major streaming sites started to give "The WidevineCDM plugin has crashed" message and ceased to work .

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333289 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333332 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333503 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333613 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333506 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1333571

No suggested fix works. Reinstalling does not help, toggling DRM application does not help. It was obviously the update (at least for users on 78.10.0esr with OS X 10.9.5) that did it. Is there some way to get this registered as a bug?

Asked by pauls.filter 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Update caused changed colors

Just updated to latest Version 89.0. Rebooting the PC all of Firefox's colors changed to terrible washed out colors. Reading other inquiries I tried running the extensi… (funda kabanzi)

Just updated to latest Version 89.0. Rebooting the PC all of Firefox's colors changed to terrible washed out colors. Reading other inquiries I tried running the extension "Firefox Colors" but it didn't help. How do I reset to original default colors? Sincerely, DDBob.

Asked by ddbob 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by sharonfromvt 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Bars, Tabs and Icons

There are no more borders around the tabs except the active one. It is hard to click click fast to change to another tab - special with pinned tabs with some icons blured… (funda kabanzi)

There are no more borders around the tabs except the active one. It is hard to click click fast to change to another tab - special with pinned tabs with some icons blured with the theme I love. Also the theme-icons got deactivated and there is now the lower bar empty without the tabs. They went up into a new bar higher added. How can I fix that with boardred tabs located downwards and the intuitiv easier clickable icons back?

Asked by stylist_robert 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by atsdon1 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Offline installer

Greetings, I would like to get an offline installer for the latest build of Mozilla 89.0. The version i downloaded reaches back out to the site to run the setup. … (funda kabanzi)

Greetings,

I would like to get an offline installer for the latest build of Mozilla 89.0. The version i downloaded reaches back out to the site to run the setup.

Asked by dare.runsewe.ctr 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 inyanga edlule