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Lock preferences per profile

I use multiple Firefox profiles for specific purposes and want to lock certain preferences for the profiles. I'm aware of the "mozilla.cfg" (in the installation directory… (funda kabanzi)

I use multiple Firefox profiles for specific purposes and want to lock certain preferences for the profiles.

I'm aware of the "mozilla.cfg" (in the installation directory, kb.mozillazine.org/Locking_preferences), but that applies to all profiles.

Is there a way to lock preferences per Firefox profile?

Asked by garliccheese 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Google "cookie mismatch" every time Firefox is restarted

Using Firefox 79 and 80, every time I restart the browser any google-based website gives me a "Cookie mismatch" error. I have to clear cookies and relogin every single ti… (funda kabanzi)

Using Firefox 79 and 80, every time I restart the browser any google-based website gives me a "Cookie mismatch" error. I have to clear cookies and relogin every single time - which is problematic.

How can I fix this? Google Chrome does not have this issue.

Asked by Vadim 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Robotic voice in the reader view narrator.

Speech to text (STT) / Narrator in the reader view is having robotic voice. Whereas earlier it was quite human-like voice. I don't remember making any changes to my brows… (funda kabanzi)

Speech to text (STT) / Narrator in the reader view is having robotic voice. Whereas earlier it was quite human-like voice. I don't remember making any changes to my browser.

Asked by Behlool 2 izinyanga ezidlule

No video/audio in Zoom Web

In Chrome 84 it just works, but not in Firefox 68.12.0esr. I tried writing to Zoom Support, but they basically said me to f off. On screenshot it is from test meeting, bu… (funda kabanzi)

In Chrome 84 it just works, but not in Firefox 68.12.0esr. I tried writing to Zoom Support, but they basically said me to f off. On screenshot it is from test meeting, but on actual meeting it was all the same. How make it work?

Asked by o11111.2222 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Installing new Firefox

Downloaded the new Firefox in Linux Mint. Only old one was showing up. Deleted old version, but can't find the new one unless I start it in the terminal... Why can't I ha… (funda kabanzi)

Downloaded the new Firefox in Linux Mint. Only old one was showing up. Deleted old version, but can't find the new one unless I start it in the terminal... Why can't I have the icon on my desktop panel???

Asked by dimashthebestsinger 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Address bar autocomplete not working

Well, it works on search suggestions, but does not work on history, bookmarks, urls, etc. If i use new clean profile, address bar works normally, so it may be some error … (funda kabanzi)

Well, it works on search suggestions, but does not work on history, bookmarks, urls, etc. If i use new clean profile, address bar works normally, so it may be some error in my profile. But as you can see from third screenshot, suggestion on history is enabled, so I don't know how to fix this.

Asked by smidy999green 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Firefox v. 80 Ctrl+F5 and Web Developer Disable Cache Don't Work

Prior to Firefox v. 79, when I was developing a web site and needed to clear the cache of cached CSS and javascript files, I could quickly do so using Ctrl+F5. When v. 7… (funda kabanzi)

Prior to Firefox v. 79, when I was developing a web site and needed to clear the cache of cached CSS and javascript files, I could quickly do so using Ctrl+F5.

When v. 79 came out, I had to go into the Web Developer Tools' settings and select "Disable HTTP Cache (when toolbox is open)" or check "disable cache" on the Network Tab. I could have lived with the latter, that's a pretty cool feature. However, with v. 80, that doesn't even work reliably. At times, I have to go into Firefox Preferences -> Privacy and Security -> Clear Data -> Uncheck "Cookies and Site Data" -> and click "Clear."

That's five clicks each time I need to clear the cache while I'm working, when it used to just take a quick Ctrl+F5 key combination.

I've seen some suggestions to disable Firefox caching altogether in about:config, but I don't want to do that because Firefox is my primary browser.

Are there any solutions, or is there a fix forthcoming? I checked Bugzilla and saw some reports of the problem, but didn't see a fix in the works.

Asked by jay6007 2 izinyanga ezidlule

poste.it does not allow Fire Fox to operate

good morning, for about 1 month I have not been able to top up online from my bancoposta to my postpay card. The credit is there, I emptied the cache, at the poste.it cal… (funda kabanzi)

good morning, for about 1 month I have not been able to top up online from my bancoposta to my postpay card. The credit is there, I emptied the cache, at the poste.it call center (national mail service) they told me to change browser.

Asked by stefano.burgalassi 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Firefox - Number 9 is replaced by dashes on some websites (such as Whatsapp Web)

Hi Number 9 appears as dashes on some websites as per example above. I also have a network media device and when I use the web interface it does the same. I have tried th… (funda kabanzi)

Hi

Number 9 appears as dashes on some websites as per example above. I also have a network media device and when I use the web interface it does the same.

I have tried the solutions provided in the previous 2 threads but no change. My system is Linux Mint 19.3. Iam asking here as the previous solution was archived and it advised me to start a new thread.

Thank you.

Asked by KYLE.RICKARDS1 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Keyboard shortcut to play/pause media does not work consistently

After opening a mp3 file in a new tab, the audio starts playing. When the space-bar is pressed the playback pauses, and when it is pressed again the playback plays. But w… (funda kabanzi)

After opening a mp3 file in a new tab, the audio starts playing. When the space-bar is pressed the playback pauses, and when it is pressed again the playback plays.

But when I pause/play the playback with mouse click, the space-bar keyboard shortcut stops working. After this, pressing the space-bar doesn't play/pause the playback.

However, once I reload the tab, the keyboard shortcut starts working again.

The keyboard shortcut works inconsistently.

Please help.

Asked by Prasanna Venkatesh T S 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Share bookmarks locally between different profiles

Hello, I have for now a work flow where I share my bookmarks between different firefox profiles, without any acces to web/net/cloud/whatever..., all is local to my comput… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I have for now a work flow where I share my bookmarks between different firefox profiles, without any acces to web/net/cloud/whatever..., all is local to my computer. This works well with an old firefox version. But, because there is a but. I'm blocked in this situation. My firefox version is 60.9.0esr. I can't go higher because starting with firefox version 62, there where changes that prevent concurrent access to sqlite databases.

I did some search in addons to try to find an alternative, without success. I also already done a research in previous support questions, without success too.

So, maybe someone have an idea or suggestion, to help me achieve that, or something similar, with newer firefox version. I need to upgrade to something more up to date.

Thanks in advance, K.

Asked by kayceegb 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Install and update Firefox Dev automatically on Ubuntu

So, I have been looking for lots of solutions but none of them worked. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and want to install and update Firefox Dev automatically. I tried some ways:… (funda kabanzi)

So, I have been looking for lots of solutions but none of them worked. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and want to install and update Firefox Dev automatically. I tried some ways:

  • By package manager:

First, I uninstalled the default Firefox, removed its ppa repo then added Firefox Dev ppa and installed. Opened up and it was still normal Firefox.

  • By downloading .deb file from Mozilla:

I could install by this way but every time has an update, Firefox will notify me "Firefox can't udpate to the latest version. Download a fresh copy of Firefox". I also have Chrome to be installed via .deb, it can update automatically. Why Firefox can't? It's very annoying that every time I open Firefox, it pops the notification up. It's impossible that every time Firefox has an update (which occurs regularly!) I have to go to homepage, download then install it manually. I can write a script to update Firefox but I want an official support from Mozilla.

Asked by Phạm Kiên 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Duplicated file downloads in Linux in different partitions

I use Linux Mint with separated root and files partitions. I always select the downloads to be saved in the files partitions, but a copy is also saved in the root. I disc… (funda kabanzi)

I use Linux Mint with separated root and files partitions. I always select the downloads to be saved in the files partitions, but a copy is also saved in the root. I discovered this when I clicked in the "open containing folder" icon in the downloaded files list. Is this a bug or a setting? How can I make just one copy of the file? Thanks!

Asked by cleber.shimizu 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Dark Colours become have Transparent

Running Ubuntu Linux in version 80.01. Problem: Since Updating to Firefox 76, a strange problem occurs. All dark colors and context menu backgrounds become transparent. W… (funda kabanzi)

Running Ubuntu Linux in version 80.01.

Problem: Since Updating to Firefox 76, a strange problem occurs. All dark colors and context menu backgrounds become transparent. When having a window open behind the Firefox window, it will show through in all areas with dark colors (through images, text, menu's). This problem proves an issue, as I had to change my main desktop background to a solid black one to make Firefox usable, even so, I cannot use the context menus while on a website with a white background.

Solutions I have attempted: Changing browser themes/system themes Reverting all cosmetic changes Disabling all privacy add-ons Reverting all modified settings Even a fresh install using a different (default) profile did not work

What semi-works Booting in safe mode does fix the issue but the fresh install did not.

My question is: Does safe mode do additional modification to the browser other than reverting user modified settings? Basically, does safe mode mimic a fresh installation and if it does do additional changes, is it possible mimic the cosmetic changes that it does for normal browsing?

Asked by wisest1092 2 izinyanga ezidlule

reCAPTCHA

When I try to log in reCAPTCHA pops up which i have difficulty getting right due to poor quality photos this means its hard to do my weekly shopping online. I use firefox… (funda kabanzi)

When I try to log in reCAPTCHA pops up which i have difficulty getting right due to poor quality photos this means its hard to do my weekly shopping online. I use firefox on linux mint 19 As far as i can tell it is my laptop that generates the pop up not the stores website. How can I get reCAPTCHA off my laptop or disabled. Got to be an easy answer as not a techi just a user. Think I got this from loading chrome browser on my laptop but have now uninstalled chrome. david, hope there is a quick fix.

Asked by davidknight99 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Wrong origin for menu windows in the toolbar

Since several version of Firefox, I'm unable to use the menu of Firefox when in full screen as it shows itself outside of screen. As I understand it, the origin of the w… (funda kabanzi)

Since several version of Firefox, I'm unable to use the menu of Firefox when in full screen as it shows itself outside of screen. As I understand it, the origin of the windows seems not correct, as the arrow on the top, which should be under the mouse pointer, is at the opposite. (See the picture attached, it's probably best explained that way).

I've tried to launch Firefox in safe mode, but It didn't change anything.

Asked by florian.remy 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Can't Save As or attach files

About three days ago, I noticed that the right-click menu Save Page As and Save Image As no longer work. Alt-F Save As doesn't either. Cannot attach a file to an e-mail… (funda kabanzi)

About three days ago, I noticed that the right-click menu Save Page As and Save Image As no longer work. Alt-F Save As doesn't either. Cannot attach a file to an e-mail because Browse does nothing. It doesn't seem to be an OS problem because other programs (Midori, Thunderbird) work. The path in about:config is correct. The computer is not on a network and I haven't been using remote locations.

There was one incident a week ago where the suggested URL's in the address bar showed character codes instead of some of the characters, but worked correctly when clicked. This went away when I closed and re-opened Firefox. An unexplained "firefox.tmp" file appeared in Downloads at that time.

Asked by Ed.Ferris 2 izinyanga ezidlule

cant attach file on website - the BROWSE doesn't work, ctrl+o doesn't work

I cannot open a file using firefox (neither "File->Open File..." nor "Ctrl+O"). I cannot attach a file if a website does not have a drag an drop feature! I have opened… (funda kabanzi)

I cannot open a file using firefox (neither "File->Open File..." nor "Ctrl+O"). I cannot attach a file if a website does not have a drag an drop feature! I have opened the browser with command "firefox -safe-mode" and all these are working there! I removed my extensions and add-ons, the theme is set on default, and the hardware acceleration is disabled! I purged firefox and installed it again. However, the problem is still there! Can anyone help me?!

Asked by ali.afba 2 izinyanga ezidlule