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sort bookmarks alphabetically

I go to 'all bookmarks' and select the tab to order them alphabetically. They immediately sort. Lovely. However, when I exit that page, and later re-open Firefox and se… (funda kabanzi)

I go to 'all bookmarks' and select the tab to order them alphabetically. They immediately sort. Lovely. However, when I exit that page, and later re-open Firefox and select bookmarks, they are no longer sorted. Very frustrating.

Asked by cliverobertspilot 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cliverobertspilot 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Launching firefox app on android starts on home screen

How can i set firefox to launch directly to my previous tab? (Like i could do in previous versions). I dont want to see the firefox home screen every time i launch the ap… (funda kabanzi)

How can i set firefox to launch directly to my previous tab? (Like i could do in previous versions). I dont want to see the firefox home screen every time i launch the app, it is annoying and bothersome since i literally never use it.

Asked by hindert47 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

"mailto" option

Hello, When I try to e-mail a topic from the Firefox browser, I don't have access to my default email program - Microsoft Outlook. I've tried: Applications Choose how Fir… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

When I try to e-mail a topic from the Firefox browser, I don't have access to my default email program - Microsoft Outlook.

I've tried: Applications Choose how Firefox handles the files you download from the web or the applications you use while browsing by choosing the mailto option but no luck accessing Outlook. I would appreciate any help, please.

Thx Phil

Asked by dp1979 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Highlights on New Tab page not showing any Bookmarks

Hi, I hope someone can help - this is starting to get a little annoying. I'd like my New Tab page to display my Bookmarks in the Highlights section. I only check the sett… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I hope someone can help - this is starting to get a little annoying. I'd like my New Tab page to display my Bookmarks in the Highlights section. I only check the setting to show Bookmarks since what I'm looking for is something a bit like Speed Dial. The Highlights section can populate Visited sites just fine, but no bookmarks show up. My bookmarks are saved in the default Other Bookmarks folder. Safe Mode makes no difference.

This worked when I first set it up, but now the section is blank (again). It seems to happen after PC has been shut down, but I haven't tested that properly. Trying the steps mentioned in this post https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1282646 did nothing. Last time I fixed it by deleting my bookmarks completely and re-adding them, but that's not really a long-term solution.

Asked by ceshen 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by ceshen 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

How to restore the blue star bookmark button in URL bar

Hi, I deleted my "save bookmark" little star (that turns blue) in the URL bar. I have tried various options to restore it, but cannot find it anywhere. I have tried the a… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I deleted my "save bookmark" little star (that turns blue) in the URL bar. I have tried various options to restore it, but cannot find it anywhere. I have tried the advice to go to "customize" and drag and drop the option, but the option does not exist in there (as per this question posted about 5 years ago)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1076141

Also watched this video, but again, the star he sees present in the customize options, does not exist for me. Perhaps it does not exist anymore at all in newer versions of Firefox. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtsMaYzxPq0

How do I restore the star?

As an aside, I really wish that, when yo click on the star button, it wouldn't come up with a tiny "keyhole" size window in which to save my bookmarks, insert tag/search words for future searches etc. I have a huge range of saved web pages, and I rely heavily on being able to search my library of bookmarks using these key search words. It would be best if the full blown Bookmark window popped up whenever you saved a bookmark, and you could put in all your search words/phrases etc. A Description entry point would be useful too, eg "Aunt Sally might like these flowers for her birthday, I was thinking of the blue ones". Just some feedback on an otherwise really solid browser, thank you.

Asked by Witenite 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Witenite 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Preferred search engine for address bar won't sync

After a deletion of a profile; an attempt to sync back the preferences results in the search bar having the default engine not synchronised. It is overwritten to Google, … (funda kabanzi)

After a deletion of a profile; an attempt to sync back the preferences results in the search bar having the default engine not synchronised. It is overwritten to Google, despite doing sync for DuckDuckGo. I have done a parallel test on the "tracking protection" and the preference for that one does sync. Thank you for any suggestions!

EDIT: The DuckDuckGo addon accomplishes the desired effect. However, it only hides the problem.

Asked by Carduus 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

How to block sliding videos and slide overs

After the last update a few days ago, I have had to go into privacy and security and reset everything, plus go into about:config and reset media.autoplay also. Still, eve… (funda kabanzi)

After the last update a few days ago, I have had to go into privacy and security and reset everything, plus go into about:config and reset media.autoplay also. Still, even if the main video on a page is blocked, the little floating video remains and the sliding and floating ads and such still remain. I really need a fix for this. I do research online for a living, and having to close all these annoyances all the time is costing me time, thus money.

How do I now stop all this? Even on this page, an annoying drop-over is annoying me. Time is money, and every second counts in my work. Any help would be appreciated. TIA

Asked by dsa65 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

How to use the latest download directory for the next download

I've configured my Firefox for Fedora to ask me every time in which directory I want to save the file. The default directory used by Firefox is /run/user/1000/doc/ Even a… (funda kabanzi)

I've configured my Firefox for Fedora to ask me every time in which directory I want to save the file. The default directory used by Firefox is /run/user/1000/doc/ Even after changing the directory and downloading another file, Firefox keeps reverting to this /run directory. Can I make Firefox stick to the latest directory I used? I do not want to use a fixed Download directory

Asked by joep.beijnsberger 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Is there about:config or chrome css option to move #back-button, #forward-button and #PanelUI-button from nav-bar to TabsToolbar?

Hi. I'd like to keep everything necessary in TabsToolbar. I'm using 13" Air, want to save some space so i have autohide in chromecss on nav-bar. Is there about:config or … (funda kabanzi)

Hi. I'd like to keep everything necessary in TabsToolbar. I'm using 13" Air, want to save some space so i have autohide in chromecss on nav-bar. Is there about:config or userChrome.css option to move system buttons - back button, forward button and hamburger button from nav-bar to TabsToolbar? Three fingers left or right swipe or shortcuts cmd <- -> are somehow not as fast as using buttons. Thanks

Asked by tex.bates 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Recent History list in History drop-down menu

The Recent History list in the History drop-down menu is limited to about 40 entries. Everything before that is not shown. How can I increase the number of these entries… (funda kabanzi)

The Recent History list in the History drop-down menu is limited to about 40 entries. Everything before that is not shown.

How can I increase the number of these entries to say 100?

Asked by thomasvonderelbe 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Automatic Website Translation

Now that Microsoft has moved to a Chrome based browser with the newest release of Edge, automatic, and fully functional website translations are now standard in both Edge… (funda kabanzi)

Now that Microsoft has moved to a Chrome based browser with the newest release of Edge, automatic, and fully functional website translations are now standard in both Edge and Chrome. I am a US Citizen, living in Mexico, that is not yet fully fluent in Spanish. This has severely limited my ability to use Firefox, which honestly, is a pretty big deal for me. I prefer Firefox for multiple reasons, but privacy is my major concern. Is Firefox working on a solution to this massive hole in Mozilla's browser product offering? Two major competitors are now offering automatic translation. What gives?

Asked by Brent Robison 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Brent Robison 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Create Desktop Shortcut to website without drag and drop method

How can I create a desktop shortcut to a website without using the drag and drop method? I am the teacher of a blind student who used the NVDA screenreader. Drag and drop… (funda kabanzi)

How can I create a desktop shortcut to a website without using the drag and drop method? I am the teacher of a blind student who used the NVDA screenreader. Drag and drop just really isn't accessible to her. Are there other ways to create desktop shortcuts (specifically to google drive)?

Asked by jdinis1006 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jdinis1006 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Ubuntu opens portal everytime to open downloaded file

It used to be that downloading something like a pdf and then clicking on it through the downloads dropdown would immediately open the pdf in the default system pdf viewer… (funda kabanzi)

It used to be that downloading something like a pdf and then clicking on it through the downloads dropdown would immediately open the pdf in the default system pdf viewer. Now I get a pop-up telling me the Portal "Open with" is ready which then presents me with a set of options for where to open the file. I have looked around for anyone else with this problem but haven't found anyone.

Additional info: If I use the show enclosing folder feature it actually shows me a temp folder (image attached)

Asked by btickell 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Adding a new tab between two specific tabs

There is no option to add new tab(s) between a specific location. From specific location, I intended to add a new tab between two tabs, not at the end of all the tabs. To… (funda kabanzi)

There is no option to add new tab(s) between a specific location. From specific location, I intended to add a new tab between two tabs, not at the end of all the tabs. To make it more understandable, here is a scenario:

For example, on my Firefox browser, following tabs are opened in the order as follows: Tab1, Tab2, Tab3, Tab4, Tab5, Tab6.

Now, I wanted to add a Tab7, but not at the end, as it happens usually. I want to add it between Tab2 and Tab3 directly without manually dragging it in between and hence I want to get the following order:

Tab1, Tab2, Tab7, Tab3, Tab4, Tab5 and Tab6.

Unlike other browsers like Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge Chromium, I feel this is a subtle feature which is missing in Firefox. In those browsers, you can just directly right-click on the opened tab and click "New Tab", which adds a new tab in between the opened tab and the adjacent one.

I really wish this feature is provided as soon as possible on Firefox too.

Thank You. Regards, VIVEK.

Asked by Vivek Rao Anand 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Select which GPU firefox uses for hardware acceleration in a multigpu system

Software: Manjaro Linux, GNOME, Xorg, Firefox 81 Hardware: nvidia GTX 1080 and AMD RX 570 I have a multigpu Linux machine and would like to configure Firefox to only use … (funda kabanzi)

Software: Manjaro Linux, GNOME, Xorg, Firefox 81 Hardware: nvidia GTX 1080 and AMD RX 570

I have a multigpu Linux machine and would like to configure Firefox to only use the AMD card for hardware acceleration.

Rationale: My Xorg is configured to only use the RX 570. My GTX1080 is mostly used to pass through to a Windows VM, but occasionally I do use it in Linux so do not want to disable it completely. This is usually seamless, when the card is not in use: When I start up the Windows VM, it unbinds the GTX1080 from the driver and passes the hardware through. When Firefox is running with hardware acceleration enabled, however, it can not unbind the GTX1080. It seems that Firefox is "using" the nvidia card, so I just want to disable that without disabling hardware acceleration entirely.

Asked by parahaps 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

A VPN-Like add-on

I recently installed an add-on, beginning with the letter M. It's believe it's fairly new and behaves like a vpn and proxy in many ways but isn't. Well I accidentally del… (funda kabanzi)

I recently installed an add-on, beginning with the letter M. It's believe it's fairly new and behaves like a vpn and proxy in many ways but isn't. Well I accidentally deleted it and REALLY want to find it again. Can anybody help?

Asked by twistedvincent 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by twistedvincent 1 usuku oludlule