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Firefox default action for PDF has spontaneousl changed

I have always had PDFs set to "Always ask" is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file This hasn't changed. The dialog… (funda kabanzi)

I have always had PDFs set to "Always ask" is described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-firefox-behavior-when-open-file This hasn't changed. The dialog which asks what to do with the file used to have "Save File" selected by default. This was convenient, because this is usually what I want. However, the default selection has recently changed to "Open with Firefox", which I hardly ever want. This requires me to perform an extra step when accessing PDFs from the Web, which I do quite often. I am not aware of having done anything which would affect this, nor have I found a corresponding option to change it back. How can I restore the previous behaviour?

Asked by rsbrux 1 unyaka odlule

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spell-check dictionary

Hi. Since the last update of Firefox, the Languages item on the right-click menu has disappeared and I don't know how to swap between languages for spell checking any mor… (funda kabanzi)

Hi. Since the last update of Firefox, the Languages item on the right-click menu has disappeared and I don't know how to swap between languages for spell checking any more (the explanation on page https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-use-firefox-spell-checker doesn't correspond to what I see new: isn't it outdated?). I find where to change the display language of menus and commands in the Options, but not where to switch between spell-check dictionaries. So I have menus in Portuguese and spell-check fixed on English... Can you help, please? Thanks.

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Asked by Paolo 1 unyaka odlule

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default search engine

I set the default search engine as Google but it's being redirected to Yahoo. Fix I read states to use: help, troubleshooting information, refresh Firefox (in a pop up w… (funda kabanzi)

I set the default search engine as Google but it's being redirected to Yahoo. Fix I read states to use: help, troubleshooting information, refresh Firefox (in a pop up window). Pop up window never shows. What's the fix? This is supposedly a virus. Not Yahoo's fault. thanks

Asked by joszyd 1 unyaka odlule

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address/location bar search

Cannot access "about.config" using location/address bar. Will only let me use as search and cannot find how to not always see the search results. Every support article sa… (funda kabanzi)

Cannot access "about.config" using location/address bar. Will only let me use as search and cannot find how to not always see the search results. Every support article says the same and does not address my problem. How can I disable search in address bar and access about.config?

Asked by Don 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox logo appears for a split second in a new tab.

Hello. I noticed the Firefox logo was blinking in a new tab for a split second. It is unlikely that this will happen after opening the browser. I want the logo to always … (funda kabanzi)

Hello. I noticed the Firefox logo was blinking in a new tab for a split second. It is unlikely that this will happen after opening the browser. I want the logo to always be there. Can this be done without browser add-ons, but with normal settings?

Asked by Богдан 1 unyaka odlule

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Replacing installed extension (shortcuts?) into menu bar

I was hoping to re-order the extension icons in my menu bar but it seems like that can't be done (akin to how open tabs can just be re-ordered), so I figured the best thi… (funda kabanzi)

I was hoping to re-order the extension icons in my menu bar but it seems like that can't be done (akin to how open tabs can just be re-ordered), so I figured the best thing to do was to remove them and re-populate the menu bar with them in the desired order.

So I didn't uninstall them, but removed them from the menu bar, thinking I could then just put them back in the order I'd like, but I'm not seeing any way to re-insert their icons/shortcuts into the menu bar. Even once they're completely uninstalled and re-installed, they no longer seem to go into the menu bar as per usual, as if they've been earmarked as not belonging there regardless of a whole new re-install.

In brief: Is there any way to get the icon/shortcut for installed extensions back into the menu bar once they've been removed from there?

Thanks for your time.

Asked by reay.jespersen 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 unyaka odlule

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Top sites not populating (and won't be forced to) after Firefox reinstall

I recently reinstalled Firefox (84.0, 64-bit) and I found that the Top Sites weren't populating. They also couldn't be made to hold a site with the editing tool on each s… (funda kabanzi)

I recently reinstalled Firefox (84.0, 64-bit) and I found that the Top Sites weren't populating. They also couldn't be made to hold a site with the editing tool on each square, and nothing will bookmark.

I found a previous question about this from years ago, which was solved when the questioner verified that the History wasn't being created--it was blank--and the person answering the question said something about removing the "places.sqlite database file", which would then prompt Firefox to create a new file by that name, and track history and populate the Top Sites. An article was mentioned in that solution to help walk through the process, but I didn't see any link or reference to what that article was.

That exact same issue seems to be happening for me--my Top Sites won't load, won't be made to save anything, and I have no History despite the reinstall happening a couple of days ago--and this sounds like the solution may work for me as well but I've no idea where to find it or how to execute the recommended procedure.

Would anyone know where to find that article, or if there's an updated method to tackle the issue?

Related: I have Firefox on my phone and on another computer in the house, and I'd thought they would all sync up to share the same bookmarks, etc., but that hasn't happened. Is this connected to the same issue? Meaning, once the History/Top Sites/bookmark issue is resolved, will doing a Sync actually get my Firefoxes all talking together and sharing the same bookmarks?

Thanks for your time.

Asked by reay.jespersen 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 unyaka odlule

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Webcam undetected on the web browser

Hi, This is my first post here so let me know if I did anything wrong. So my problem is: my camera has been undetected by Firefox for a while now, without any change in t… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

This is my first post here so let me know if I did anything wrong.

So my problem is: my camera has been undetected by Firefox for a while now, without any change in the use of my browser. I've wanted to use it on Google Duo, on an online classes website, on a website where you can use your camera to try on glasses before ordering, and nothing... The latter was my last attempt and the only message I got from the website was "your camera is not detected". I really have no idea where to check for anything wrong on this topic, it works perfectly on other software (like Discord), so I guess it does not come from the camera itself. I checked the authorizations in Firefox, nothing special there either.

Any idea and/or tips for this kind of troubleshooting?

Thanks a lot in advance!

Asked by laiissa381 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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reCAPTCHA

I went to a government site and filled out a form letter and each time when I hit the VERIFY key the reCAPTCHA function tells me I have a bad connection and to recheck it… (funda kabanzi)

I went to a government site and filled out a form letter and each time when I hit the VERIFY key the reCAPTCHA function tells me I have a bad connection and to recheck it. When I hit the refresh (circle arrow) link, it works. It happened on another non-gov't site and did the same thing. I did a Firefox refresh and that didn't help. It seems that version 87 has some bugs in it methinks. Any ideas? thanks

Asked by Magnogreato 1 unyaka odlule

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I want to further increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode

As shown in the attached image, I manually change max = "100" to max = "300" every time to increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode. Is there a way to fix t… (funda kabanzi)

As shown in the attached image, I manually change max = "100" to max = "300" every time to increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode. Is there a way to fix this to max = "300"?

Asked by lsdoll02 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Bug or bad design? Separated tabs

https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2021-06-02-08-09-40-d6148c.png Is separated tab a bug or bad design? If the second, how can I revert to … (funda kabanzi)

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Is separated tab a bug or bad design? If the second, how can I revert to logical tab, that connected to its page? (And why the hell such ugly design decision passed?)

As I can see Themes show proper design with connected tabs: https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2021-06-02-08-11-27-3907e9.png

Asked by Hitrpr 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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The text dosn't show up on some sites! +image

This problem appeared today! on PC, not all sites but in a couple of the sites, the text won't show or only some of the texts show. I disabled my add-ons and cleared all … (funda kabanzi)

This problem appeared today! on PC, not all sites but in a couple of the sites, the text won't show or only some of the texts show.

I disabled my add-ons and cleared all the data(history, cache, and everything) even uninstalled and reinstalled the browser multiple times. I got a good antivirus too and there's no problem there. I can Ctrl+A the page and the text just isn't there(like the picture) or it's just a very small blank space(the links in the text are clickable in the small blank space) I tried the Hardware Acceleration method, the windows clear text method, and the text color method too. zooming in or out makes no difference. most sites have no problem or they're missing a very small amount of text on certain pages not the whole site. all of these sites work perfectly fine in chrome and opera.

is this a problem with a new update or something?


here's an image, all the places I highlighted with red, used to have texts!

Asked by F3RYX 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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playing video on you tube

Good night Staff members ' My name is Raphael Osenge Otho ' i finish College on February 6 /2020 ' i send my application in your company Frito lay  ; please staff membe… (funda kabanzi)

Good night Staff members ' My name is Raphael Osenge Otho ' i finish College on February 6 /2020 ' i send my application in your company Frito lay  ; please staff members help me ; i payment money in the college ' i rent; please heip me thank you so much .

Asked by osengeraphael 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Other bookmarks / For quick access - below my search line

Is there any way to remove the 'line' under my uppermost search line/box that refers to 'For quick access, place your bookmarks here on the bookmarks toolbar' (on the lef… (funda kabanzi)

Is there any way to remove the 'line' under my uppermost search line/box that refers to 'For quick access, place your bookmarks here on the bookmarks toolbar' (on the left) and Other bookmarks (on the right)? It just takes up more space. I use the Menu bar, and can access it from 'Bookmarks'.

Thank you.

Asked by Mac291 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by TyDraniu 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Cannot download any attachment on my AOL email as of today

I cannot open or download any attachments (.pdf, .doc, .jpg, etc.) attached to my AOL emails. This just started today. I didn't update Firefox today. I did not change… (funda kabanzi)

I cannot open or download any attachments (.pdf, .doc, .jpg, etc.) attached to my AOL emails. This just started today. I didn't update Firefox today. I did not change any settings. What is happening???

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How to remove (for good) FF message window after screenshot

After I take a screenshot -- using the very handy FF command that now sits on my address bar -- a message box opens in the bottom right of the screen that says, Duh, "you… (funda kabanzi)

After I take a screenshot -- using the very handy FF command that now sits on my address bar -- a message box opens in the bottom right of the screen that says, Duh, "your shot was copied to the clipboard" and then gives instructions for pasting it. Although that seems to be fairly elemental information that is unnecessary, even if there is a good reason to keep it, must that message window always be in the same position? That is really a problem as it obscures one's ability to navigate on a page upon which he may be working. Look at the attachment. The FF window is covering the location where I want to put my cursor to work on that page that is in the background. In this case, I wanted to make sure the cursor was positioned in a different place for another screenshot I might put there (below the existing one).

Since I'm familiar with pasting or copying the screenshot and how to do that before this window opens, how can I remove for all screenshots, now and in the future, this window opening?

Thank you.

Asked by Txasslm 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Imported bookmarks beign overwritten by old bookmarks

[This happens on both PC (Win 8.1) and Mac (Mojave 10.14.6) with the current version of Firefox (95.0.2).] I backed up my bokmarks on both PC and Mac as .json files due t… (funda kabanzi)

[This happens on both PC (Win 8.1) and Mac (Mojave 10.14.6) with the current version of Firefox (95.0.2).]

I backed up my bokmarks on both PC and Mac as .json files due to switching laptops for my holiday (PC is personal, Mac is work). When I imported the personal .json file on the Mac, the bookmarks did get imported but all jumbled up - the folders were still there but empty and all the bookmarks were just dumped in random order in the Bookmarks Menu root folder. So I tried synchronising profiles instead which didn't work either.

Now I'm back home and of course the synch has messed up the bookmarks on my PC as well. I deleted everything, restored the bookmarks from the personal .json again, and it does restore them properly for about 2 seconds and then all of the neatly sorted bookmarks in their folders get overwritten again by the jumbled mess. The same thing happens when I restore from the automatic restore point instead (from a day before my holiday).

I have disconnected the snych, restarted and updated several times, and tried this on both PC and Mac with both the personal and work .json files, with the same result every time. I have about 1200 bookmarks in total so I would love to be able to fix this without going through all of them to put them back into their respective folders manually. Any idea how I can fix this?

Asked by seppukuu 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by seppukuu 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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RECOVERY KEY SETUP

this page: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/reset-your-firefox-account-password-recovery-keys#firefox:win8:fx95&mobile::m95&ios: Isn't setup for ver95 for c… (funda kabanzi)

this page:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/reset-your-firefox-account-password-recovery-keys#firefox:win8:fx95&mobile::m95&ios: 

Isn't setup for ver95 for creating a Recovery key!!!! HOW TO CREATE RECOVERY KEY????

Asked by Magnogreato 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 4 izinyanga ezidlule