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How to restore old firefox look (before 89)

I hate new firefox 89 looks. I can tolerate buttons. I can even tolerate ugly frameless tabs. But I will not tolerate bookmarks that are twice as fat as before. This is w… (funda kabanzi)

I hate new firefox 89 looks. I can tolerate buttons. I can even tolerate ugly frameless tabs. But I will not tolerate bookmarks that are twice as fat as before. This is waste of space. Before I was able to see all my bookmarks from bookmark menu on screen. Now they are superfat and I have to scroll constantly in every sub-folder. Am I supposed to buy 4k screen now just because devs decided to make everything big like in touch-screen computers, even for mouse and keyboard users? Why is there no compact view anymore, only normal and superfat touch mode?

Is there any easy way, preference or something to restore old thin look? I googled topic and found some info about css styles but it includes too much of interfering with browser for me to do it. I want easy and permanent solution.

Asked by Piterk 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 unyaka odlule

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Certificate Issuer?

Hi. Probably the biggest savings and loan institution in the UK is the Nationwide Building society. 16 million customers and holds £6 Billion in deposits. Their https … (funda kabanzi)

Hi. Probably the biggest savings and loan institution in the UK is the Nationwide Building society. 16 million customers and holds £6 Billion in deposits. Their https certificate is issued by ESET. But the information box under the padlock says: 'Connection verified by a certificate issuer that is not recognised by Mozilla'. Why doesn't Mozilla recognised ESET? There are no issues when using MS Edge or Opera. https://www.nationwide.co.uk/

Kind regards - Andrew

Asked by Andrew 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by johnwess 1 unyaka odlule

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Missing Bookmarks folders

I accidentally delted two folders from my Bookmarks file, and I can't find them. I've done everything the forums suggest at least twice, but they're still gone. At this p… (funda kabanzi)

I accidentally delted two folders from my Bookmarks file, and I can't find them. I've done everything the forums suggest at least twice, but they're still gone. At this point, I just need to know if they're gone forever or if there really is a way to get them back. I got them in a JSON file but it's all hireoglyphics and is no help.

Asked by claycoppedge 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox 96.0.2 home screen color

I saw this posted: (A) Right-click context menus, toolbar drop-down panels Starting in Firefox 89, these would flip to a dark background if the text on the inactive/backg… (funda kabanzi)

I saw this posted: (A) Right-click context menus, toolbar drop-down panels Starting in Firefox 89, these would flip to a dark background if the text on the inactive/background tabs was white or light. Firefox 96 has extended this adaptation to more parts of the browser. As far as I know, the only built-in way to avoid this is to change your toolbar theme to one with dark text on the inactive/background tabs. (The other way is the not-officially-supported userChrome.css file route.)

OK, I have been using a "not-officially-supported userChrome.css file" for quite sometime. Every 4th or 5th update (sic) screws it up. Apparently the latest (96.0.2) "looks" at my toolbars, makes an (erroneous) assumption and turns the main part of the home screen to black.

Not useful!

Suggestions to override Firefox's (less than helpful) assumption?

Asked by AIVAS 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Terry 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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dark websites

where can i change de color of the google searchsites in firefox. every time i search with google, i get a dark page, i dont want this. i want a normally white result pag… (funda kabanzi)

where can i change de color of the google searchsites in firefox. every time i search with google, i get a dark page, i dont want this. i want a normally white result page. how can i change this? every time i change it on the site from google, i can change the background color,but when i close firefox and i start it again,then is it black again. very annoying. please help me,i dont like dark pages

Asked by maurits1 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Zian 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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2FA > Aegis ?

Goodday! Will it be possible to use Aegis for 2FA, any time soon? See https://getaegis.app/ for more info (I downloaded it from F-Droid). Cheers, AbangL … (funda kabanzi)

Goodday!

Will it be possible to use Aegis for 2FA, any time soon?

See https://getaegis.app/ for more info (I downloaded it from F-Droid).

Cheers, AbangL

Asked by AbangL 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 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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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 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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pop up ads

A few days ago I started to get random popup ads. All of a sudden an ad will op up that says something like "you are at rusk, get Macafee" or "get Norton" etc. The ads p… (funda kabanzi)

A few days ago I started to get random popup ads. All of a sudden an ad will op up that says something like "you are at rusk, get Macafee" or "get Norton" etc. The ads pop up in the center of my screen and are about 20% the size of my screen. I have to click the x to get them to close. Sometimes there is the "don`t show me this again" option at the bottom left but even when I click ok the ads continue to pop up.

I`ve tried a few things but can`t figure it out. I`m retired and not a geek so it can get pretty frustrating pretty quick. I`ve lost my patience to scour through help articles looking for the exact sentence I need.

A step by step tutorial would be nice, thank you. I am using a laptop with windows 8.1. I use Firefox.

Thanks David

Asked by djrobinson2008 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Even if I register a Google domain as an exception, Google login information will be deleted

First, check "DeIete cookies and sitedata when Firefox is closed" from Privacy & Security in the settings. After that, register the Google domain as an exception with… (funda kabanzi)

First, check "DeIete cookies and sitedata when Firefox is closed" from Privacy & Security in the settings.

After that, register the Google domain as an exception with "Manage Exceptions".

When I restart Firefox after logging in to Google once, the Google registration information disappears even though I registered the exception, and I have to log in again.

However, there are some sites where my login information will not disappear if I register as an exception.

How can I prevent my Google login information from disappearing even if I restart with the above settings?

Thank you.

Asked by lsdoll02 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by lsdoll02 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Previous session not correctly closed

Some major probs just developed & now I have a totally different theme & a new version of Firefox 56.0 installed today... See image of installed programs while I … (funda kabanzi)

Some major probs just developed & now I have a totally different theme & a new version of Firefox 56.0 installed today... See image of installed programs

while I still have Firefox 95.0.2 from 12/20/2021 Firefox 54.0.01 from 8/19/2017 Firefox 61.0.01 from 7/30/2018 Over time newer versions accumulate & I've been told not to try to uninstall any of the older versions as it may crash ALL versions


it happened I think sometime after closing a normal session ... I was trying to clear out everything (junk & temp files etc.) as I normally do when using CCleaner then a message said Previous session not correctly closed a message said Firefox is still running do you want to force it to close" I said yes...then it said "its taking a long time to close... do you want to force it to close? I said yes... this happens occasionally & with EDGE as well...but usually there's no problems afterwards

btw: I'm using [Windows 8.1] & after several attempts at restarting Firefox...with different 'fixes' including using safemode... I did a computer restart ... & I did a regular profile backup last time 12/16/21 so as a last resort it may help...but I'm afraid to try to mess with it

anyway...then I was trying to look up solutions & for those of us who are not tech savvy..there's too much info & too may options & links & they lead to new articles like using about:config & browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash & restoring sessions etc which just gets confusing I copied raw data to clipboard (which is a million pages) & then copied text to clipboard (not as bad...but it may help someone to help me....

hopefully someone can straighten this out for me... I'm worn out trying to figure it out myself thanks

Asked by firefoxylady 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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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)

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 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 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 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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Firefox 64 in Windows 8.1 ALWAYS crashes on shutdown

I'm running Windows 8.1 64bit, and a 64bit install of Firefox Without exception, any time I try to update Firefox or close the program, it balloons its resource usage and… (funda kabanzi)

I'm running Windows 8.1 64bit, and a 64bit install of Firefox

Without exception, any time I try to update Firefox or close the program, it balloons its resource usage and then crashes.

Every. Single. Time.

I have submitted several crash reports over the years. What is happening and how do I stop it?

Also, why does it clear my clipboard? I Ctrl-C'd a url before closing it just now, and after it crashed and a restarted it, Ctrl-V was empty.

Asked by DiMono 11 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 11 izinyanga ezidlule

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image presentation

Please see attachment The problem does not occur with Chrome This problem may have been presented earlier, I am not sure I presented it properly Sorry if this is a dupl… (funda kabanzi)

Please see attachment The problem does not occur with Chrome This problem may have been presented earlier, I am not sure I presented it properly Sorry if this is a duplication. Thanks Bill

Asked by Kestrel-1 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE can't reach my AOL mail box

Hello, can anyone help me because I am getting the "SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE" message every time I try to connect to AOL mail and only on this site... I have been using Fi… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, can anyone help me because I am getting the "SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE" message every time I try to connect to AOL mail and only on this site... I have been using Firefox on Windows 8 with confidence for a long time, and do not wish to change. Is it still possible to exchange emails with a minimum of security, without being flooded with spam? A big thank you to the one who found a solution and wants to communicate it to me! Jean

Asked by jjdubreuil 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule