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Firefox automatically downloading files instead of asking

After a forced update, firefox stopped giving the popup that lets you choose what to do with the file. A temporary fix is to go into options and set "Always ask you wher… (funda kabanzi)

After a forced update, firefox stopped giving the popup that lets you choose what to do with the file.

A temporary fix is to go into options and set "Always ask you where to save files", however this is clunky, and much much slower, so is there any way to get this popup back?

If not, then i will have to migrate to a different browser for safety, since this new "Feature" can be easily abused by hackers and malicious websites.

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Restoring add-ons, extensions, settings, etc from Old Firefox Data

Firefox would not finishing loading so I (stupidly) clicked "refresh firefox" not realizing it would loose add-ons, extensions, etc. It created an Old Firefox Data folder… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox would not finishing loading so I (stupidly) clicked "refresh firefox" not realizing it would loose add-ons, extensions, etc. It created an Old Firefox Data folder if that can somehow get it back to as it was instead of having to figure what add-ons I had & reinstall everything, etc. My Bookmarks still appear but I need the add-ons back!

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Set up custom default search URL

I'd like to use the Startpage search as my default search in Firefox, instead of Google. And I mean the keyword-less search. I know what a search keyword is and I use sev… (funda kabanzi)

I'd like to use the Startpage search as my default search in Firefox, instead of Google. And I mean the keyword-less search. I know what a search keyword is and I use several for special search engines (map, Wikipedia, dictionaries, parcel tracking, etc.). But the default search must work without any keywords.

And I want to use the custom settings they provide as URL parameters. I've tried with the cookie option but the cookie expires even after regular use. So the custom URL is the only working solution. Startpage support recommended me doing that.

I know that I can install the Startpage search to Firefox and it worked. But I can't combine it with the custom settings. So I uninstalled the extension, deleted the search engine and went to my custom startpage.com URL. Right-clicking the URL bar allowed me to add the search engine from there. But it also doesn't have my settings.

I couldn't find the search URL in about:config. Where is it stored? I need to change whatever Firefox thinks is Startpage's search URL to include my settings.

Changing the settings is critical because by default they open clicked results in a new tab which I cannot stand. I have enough open tabs, and there's still the back button.

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[Firefox 96] My userContent.css and userChrome.css Codes isn't Being Applied Anymore

Until yesterday everything I customized for Firefox 89 in June of 2021 and FF 91 in August of 2021 was working fine. Today I updated to Firefox 96.0 and when I open my F… (funda kabanzi)

Until yesterday everything I customized for Firefox 89 in June of 2021 and FF 91 in August of 2021 was working fine.

Today I updated to Firefox 96.0 and when I open my Firefox returned to that old visual that I hated

tabs with spaces , but that's not the worst. The worst is the newTab visual that came back to the small and ugly bookmarks of the page we usually navigate. That are set on userContent.css I remember.

I checked some vars at about:config and everything is as it was.

So do I need to set true or false any new var there? These .css files are like they was never read. It looks like to me there is a new var, we need to change it.

What did happen?

  • my userChrome.css file content below:
/* Begin - Smart Bookmarks Bar CSS Imports */
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/base.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/mouseover-on.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/hideFoldersNames-on.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/hideNoFaviconNames-on.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/spacing-0.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/global/autohideBar-off.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/themes/firefoxDefault.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/themes/firefoxDefault_mouseover-on.css");
@import url("chrome://smartbookmarksbar/skin/themes/firefoxDefault_mouseover-on_hideNoFaviconNames-on.css");
/* End - Smart Bookmarks Bar CSS Imports */

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");



/*** BEGIN Firefox 77 (June 2, 2020) Override URL bar enlargement ***/

  /* Compute new position, width, and padding */

  #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] {
    top: 5px !important;
    left: 0px !important;
    width: 100% !important;
    padding: 0px !important;
  }
  /* for alternate Density settings */
  [uidensity="compact"] #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] {
    top: 3px !important;
  }
  [uidensity="touch"] #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] {
    top: 4px !important;
  }

  /* Prevent shift of URL bar contents */

  #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-input-container {
    height: var(--urlbar-height) !important;
    padding: 0 !important;
  }

  /* Do not animate */

  #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-background {
    animation: none !important;;
  }

  /* Remove shadows */

  #urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-background {
    box-shadow: none !important;
  }

/*** END Firefox 77 (June 2, 2020) Override URL bar enlargement ***/


/*** BEGIN Firefox 89 (June 2, 2021) ***/


/* https://github.com/black7375/Firefox-UI-Fix */

@media (-moz-proton) {

  /* Toolbar Height */
  #TabsToolbar
  .toolbar-items, .tabbrowser-tab,
  .titlebar-buttonbox-container {
    max-height: 34px !important;
  }

  :root[uidensity=compact] #TabsToolbar,
  :root[uidensity=compact] .toolbar-items, .tabbrowser-tab
  :root[uidensity=compact] .titlebar-buttonbox-container {
    max-height: 30px !important;
  }
  :root[uidensity=touch] #TabsToolbar,
  :root[uidensity=touch] .toolbar-items, .tabbrowser-tab
  :root[uidensity=touch] .titlebar-buttonbox-container {
    max-height: 42px !important;
  }

  
}  
  

/*** END Firefox 89 (June 2, 2020) ***/

/*** BEGIN Firefox 91 (August, 2021) ***/
/*** Tighten up drop-down/context/popup menu spacing ***/

menupopup > menuitem, menupopup > menu {
  padding-block: 3px !important;
}
:root {
  --arrowpanel-menuitem-padding: 4px 8px !important;
}


/*** END Firefox 91 (August, 2021) ***/


  • and my userContent.css file content below:
/*AGENT_SHEET*/

/* Firefox 57+ userChrome.css tweaks ************************************************************/
/* code mostly taken from 'Classic Theme Restorer' & 'Classic Toolbar Buttons' add-ons **********/
/* by Aris (aris-addons@gmx.net)*****************************************************************/
/* Github: https://github.com/aris-t2/customcssforfx ********************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/*************************************************************************************************

  ENABLING options: remove the combination of / and * before @import
  DISABLING options: add the combination of / and * before @import
  
  Some @import features might not work properly on macOS and Linux -> Firefox bug
  
  CSS tweaks won't work, if @namespace references are used inside .css files!

*************************************************************************************************/

/************************************************************************************************/
/* about:addons *********************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/* NOTE: 'Version number for add-ons' will stop working soon, because Mozilla is going ***********
		 to drop XBL support: see https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1397874 **********/

/* version number for add-ons *******************************************************************/
@import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_show_addon_version_number.css); /**/

/* addons page appearance - only use one at a time **********************************************/
@import url(./css/aboutaddons/addons_manager_alternative_appearance.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addons_manager_alternative_appearance_aero.css); /**/	/* <-- AERO colors */

/* compact item lists - only use one at a time **************************************************/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_compact.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_compact_more_compact.css); /**/

/* other settings *******************************************************************************/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_only_show_buttons_on_hover.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/addonlists_replace_button_labels_with_icons.css); /**/
@import url(./css/aboutaddons/description_page_alternative_content_order.css); /**/
@import url(./css/aboutaddons/recentupdates_category_always_visible.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutaddons/search_category_always_visible.css); /**/


/************************************************************************************************/
/* about:preferences ****************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/* preferences page appearance - only use one at a time *****************************************/
@import url(./css/aboutpreferences/preferences_alternative_appearance.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/aboutpreferences/preferences_alternative_appearance_aero.css); /**/	/* <-- AERO colors */
/* @import url(./css/aboutpreferences/preferences_alternative_appearance_v2.css); /**/


/************************************************************************************************/
/* about:newtab / about:home ********************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/* @import url(./css/aboutnewtab/dark_appearance.css); /**/
@media (-moz-proton) {
  @-moz-document url("about:home"), url("about:newtab") {
    /** Activity Stream - Search Focus Border: like URL ***********************/
    /* At DarkMode, Color */
    body[style*="--newtab-background-color:rgba(28, 27, 34, 1);"],
    body[style*="--newtab-background-color:rgba(42, 42, 46, 1);"] {
      /* inner */
      --newtab-focus-border: rgba(0, 221, 255, 0.5) !important; /* Original: #B5D3FF, Better color-mix(in srgb, #B5D3FF 70%, transparent) */
      --newtab-focus-border-selected: rgba(0, 221, 255, 0.5) !important; /* Original: #B5D3FF */
    }

    /** Activity Stream - Web Site Icon: full size ****************************/
    /* Remove Firefox Logo on new Tabs
    div.logo-and-wordmark {
      display:none !important;
    }
    */
    .tile {
      width: 100px !important;
      height: 100px !important;
    }
    .top-site-icon .rich-icon {
      width: 100px !important;
      height: 100px !important;
    }
    .top-site-outer .tile .icon-wrapper {
      width: 100px !important;
      height: 100px !important;
    }
  }
}



/************************************************************************************************/
/* WEB CONTENT **********************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

/* top level image on white background (can sometimes cause glitches) - only use one at a time **/
/* @import url(./css/webcontent/toplevel_image_classic_v1.css); /**/
/* @import url(./css/webcontent/toplevel_image_classic_v2.css); /**/


/************************************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/
/************************************************************************************************/

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Marcelo 1 unyaka odlule

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How do I disable the new download notification?

I save a lot of images from certain sites, and prior to me finally installing the latest update because your stupid system notifies me every few hours of an update and I … (funda kabanzi)

I save a lot of images from certain sites, and prior to me finally installing the latest update because your stupid system notifies me every few hours of an update and I dismiss 20 times a day for weeks on in.... I found that this latest update ruined firefox even further because now every single time I download an image, it pops the stupid download list on top of everything till I click somewhere instead of silently downloading like it used to do. I found no options at all for disabling this new terrible feature that you for some reason forced on us against our will yet again.

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Add Files to "Files and Applications" to be asked wether to save or to open with...

Hello. I noticed that Firefox (98.0.2) doesn't even ask if the file should be saved or opened with a program when downloading some file types. Unfortunately, these file t… (funda kabanzi)

Hello. I noticed that Firefox (98.0.2) doesn't even ask if the file should be saved or opened with a program when downloading some file types. Unfortunately, these file types (e.g. GPX) are not listed under Settings --> General --> Files and Applications, so that I could assign them to a program or specify that they should always be asked. And I can't add these files somehow... I have also deleted the file "handler.json" in the profile folder, hoping to be asked then. But that doesn't happen. GPX files, for example, are assigned to the GSAK program in the system - but Firefox just wants to save them and doesn't offer the option to open them directly in GSAK. Does anyone know advice how I can get Firefox to give me the choice? Thanks a lot.

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Remove Youtube, Facebook, Reddit, Wikipedia, and Twitter from URL bar?

When I first go to the URL bar to either search or enter a URL I see a drop down of sites. These are not the search engines. See the image attached. How do I remove these… (funda kabanzi)

When I first go to the URL bar to either search or enter a URL I see a drop down of sites. These are not the search engines. See the image attached. How do I remove these?

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Add Add-on Icon to toolbar

according to the add-on page in Settings, the AdBlock Plus add-on is enabled in my browser, but it doesn't appear to be working. so I am trying to access the menu options… (funda kabanzi)

according to the add-on page in Settings, the AdBlock Plus add-on is enabled in my browser, but it doesn't appear to be working. so I am trying to access the menu options to control it. to do that, I need to add the icon to my toolbar.

this article: https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/955157

explains two methods:

1. go to Settings --> Customize Toolbars, and drag the icon to the toolbar. this doesn't work, because the icon is not there to be dragged (even after I restore defaults).

2. go to the View Menu --> Toolbars --> Add-on Bar and move the icon from one toolbar to another.

quite apart from the fact that it took me two days to figure out how to get the View Menu to appear, that procedure doesn't work either because after View Menu --> Toolbars --> the Add-on Bar is not listed.

can someone please tell me what I'm doing wrong.


thank you,

Asked by martin264 1 unyaka odlule

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App Mode feature is no longer available?

In my opinion, App Mode is a very useful feature that allows installing a website as an app. However, I am unable to see any option related to App Mode in 95.0.2 (64-bit)… (funda kabanzi)

In my opinion, App Mode is a very useful feature that allows installing a website as an app. However, I am unable to see any option related to App Mode in 95.0.2 (64-bit). Could you please help me about this issue?

Asked by sahintelli 1 unyaka odlule

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How to get Content Types Back in Applications

Many file types are no longer listed under Settings > Applications>Content Type at about:preferences#general. I used to be able to click on a file in an email like … (funda kabanzi)

Many file types are no longer listed under Settings > Applications>Content Type at about:preferences#general. I used to be able to click on a file in an email like a Word or Excel document, and it would come up on my screen. Now Firefox asks me to Save them. I don't want to automatically save files without first looking at them. How can I get those file types in the Application list again?

I have attached a pic of the file types I have left to chose from. There used to be a lot more. How can I get back all the missing choices I have had there for years?

Asked by mishasarkpetsitting 1 unyaka odlule

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How to change the Tab color for inactive tabs?

How to change the Tab color for inactive tabs? I have a userChrome file and have been able to change the color of the active tab but cannot do so for the inactive tab. T… (funda kabanzi)

How to change the Tab color for inactive tabs?

I have a userChrome file and have been able to change the color of the active tab but cannot do so for the inactive tab. The inactive tab color blends into the toolbar color. If I move my mouse cursor over it changes to a slight darker gray color.

Active tab color. I made mine a off white color:

.tab-background[selected="true"] {

   background-color: #f9f7f1 !important;

}

Asked by davidhelp 1 unyaka odlule

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URL bar shortcut behaviour

I need to constantly jump between google search and wikipedia and i hate using the mouse. Normaly when you click the url bar you can type "@wikipedia" or "@google" to cha… (funda kabanzi)

I need to constantly jump between google search and wikipedia and i hate using the mouse. Normaly when you click the url bar you can type "@wikipedia" or "@google" to change the search engine to wiki, while typing anything else will prompt a google search. BUT when you use the shortcut "ctrl + e" or "ctrl + k" a box appears in front of the url bar with "Google", just like it would whe you typed "@google". This actually blocks "@wikipedia" from being registered making the whole feature almost useless and forcing me to invent workarounds to things that should be VERY simple in a browser. Any ideas how to fix this?

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Spell Check not working.

Dear Sir or Madam, I'm running 101.0.1 and spell check no longer works on any mail app like Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, BT Mail. If I use Chrome or Edge then spell check work… (funda kabanzi)

Dear Sir or Madam,

I'm running 101.0.1 and spell check no longer works on any mail app like Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, BT Mail. If I use Chrome or Edge then spell check works correctly. This is despite my Firefox Settings being as below.....

Language Choose the languages used to display menus, messages, and notifications from Firefox. ENGLISH GB Set Alternatives… ENGLISH GB Choose your preferred language for displaying pages. Choose… ENGLISH (United Kingdom) (en-gb) Check your spelling as you type = Tick (Yes)

Could you please advise a fix?

Kind regards,

Neil.

P.S. If I use Chrome or Edge then spell check works correctly.

Asked by Trinovantes 1 unyaka odlule

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[2022] Any way to change the color of individual Bookmark folders in the sidebar?

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul"); PlacesToolbarItems > .bookmark-item[container][label="Complete Tasks" i] {fill: #FF00… (funda kabanzi)

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

PlacesToolbarItems > .bookmark-item[container][label="Complete Tasks" i] {fill: #FF0000 !important;} PlacesToolbarItems > .bookmark-item[container][label="Medical Coding" i] {fill: #FF0000 !important;} PlacesToolbarItems > .bookmark-item[container][label="Bodybuilding" i] {fill: #FF0000 !important;}

This isn't that important, but I was just experimenting to see if changing a few folder colors would be of any benefit to me. And the above code that I tried didn't work. I'm guessing that something changed with Mozilla Firefox in the last 1-1.5 years, and I have a feeling that if I dig into https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/Attribute_selectors for hours or even days I won't be able to figure out what I need to change. Anyone know what the new code should be? Thanks in advance.

Asked by gaveitatry 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox closes my open tabs when I exit

I have the Startup checked, to Open previous windows and tabs, but when I close Firefox, all tabs are closed. I have "Remember history" selected under History. Under "Coo… (funda kabanzi)

I have the Startup checked, to Open previous windows and tabs, but when I close Firefox, all tabs are closed. I have "Remember history" selected under History. Under "Cookies and Site Data" the box that says, "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" is unchecked. See uploaded images.

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Credit card autofill stopped working

I am in the USA. Every time, on any page or website that I need to provide credit card info, when I click in the box to type in the CC numbers/expiration date/CCV, a win… (funda kabanzi)

I am in the USA. Every time, on any page or website that I need to provide credit card info, when I click in the box to type in the CC numbers/expiration date/CCV, a window pops up as it should (for auto-fill) with my credit card information. In that window, I can scroll over the different credit cards, click on the one I want to use, and it SHOULD auto-fill into the box where the numbers would normally be typed in. Now, the window still pops up and I can scroll over the credit cards and choose one, but when I click on any of the particular credit cards, the auto-fill doesn't work. The boxes in "settings" are checked to allow auto-fill. It worked for months, then just stopped. Thanks for your assistance!

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Multi-Account Containers "Open this site in your assigned container?"

One time, when using MAC I accidentally set a website to always open in a different container. Now any time I attempt to launch this website, I receive the MAC prompt "Op… (funda kabanzi)

One time, when using MAC I accidentally set a website to always open in a different container. Now any time I attempt to launch this website, I receive the MAC prompt "Open this site in your assigned container?", where I have two options: Open in Current Container and Open in Assigned Container. There is also a checkbox labeled "Remember my decision for this site", however even if I tick this checkbox and select Open in Current Container, I still get this same prompt every subsequent time I visit this website.

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