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Disable Firefox Spell Check Underline

Is there a way to permanently disable red underlining from Firefox spell check? This has only started occurring since an update to Firefox 110 (now on 112), but there se… (funda kabanzi)

Is there a way to permanently disable red underlining from Firefox spell check? This has only started occurring since an update to Firefox 110 (now on 112), but there seems to be no way to make it go away. I've unchecked the spelling box in preferences, and killed off things in about:config:

extensions.spellcheck.inline.max-misspellings 0 layout.spellcheckDefault 0 services.sync.prefs.sync.layout.spellcheckDefault false services.sync.prefs.sync.spellchecker.dictionary false

I'm using Mac Monterey, and have the global spell check turned off for that. This seems to be a problem specific to Firefox, as it doesn't happen in Chrome (spellcheck off) or Safari. I'd like to remove this entirely, since it's distracting to have it second guessing me whenever I'm typing. The main reason I use Firefox is that it gives me the ability to control many things, particularly in combination with UBlock, but I'm unable to make any progress in removing this persistent work disruption.

Asked by bhendrix2 1 unyaka odlule

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How to Hide the Mute Tab Button?

I've tried following both methods for dissabling the mute button on tabs, it's a slight annoyance, since it's easy to accidentally mute a tab when it's pinned. Specifica… (funda kabanzi)

I've tried following both methods for dissabling the mute button on tabs, it's a slight annoyance, since it's easy to accidentally mute a tab when it's pinned.

Specifically, the first method I've tried changing the setting in about:config called "browser.tabs.showAudioPlayingIcon" from true to false, which was from 7 years ago it seems, which had no effect.

The second method was by making a new rule in a "userChrome.css" file in a new folder called "chrome" with that exact naming, case sensitive. The code in that file is as follows:

/* Hide the mute/unmute button */
.tab-icon-overlay:not([pinned], [sharing], [crashed]):is([soundplaying], [muted]) {
    display: none !important;
}
/* Keep site icon visible on hover */
.tabbrowser-tab:hover .tab-icon-stack:not([pinned], [sharing], [crashed]):is([soundplaying], [muted]) > :not(.tab-icon-overlay), 
     /* for site icon with Compact density */
:root[uidensity="compact"] .tab-icon-stack:not([pinned], [sharing], [crashed]):is([soundplaying], [muted]) > :not(.tab-icon-overlay) {
    opacity: 1 !important; /* overrides full transparency with full opacity */
}

If there's an updated version of the code that's meant to have that effect in modern firefox, then please let me know, or if there's some other new way of removing the mute button on tabs. Thanks.

Asked by Tclarke02 1 unyaka odlule

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Large mouse cursor (scaled to 48px) when using >200% display scaling

The desktop mouse cursor becomes large when using Firefox with >200% display scaling. It doesn't matter if it's 250% or 300%, the result is the same. My system configu… (funda kabanzi)

The desktop mouse cursor becomes large when using Firefox with >200% display scaling. It doesn't matter if it's 250% or 300%, the result is the same. My system configuration is as follows:

Opensuse Tumbleweed (up-to-date) Firefox 112.0.2 64bit KDE Plasma running Wayland

I've included 2 screenshots that show the difference in the mouse pointer size when outside of a Firefox window and inside it. Also, this issue is only present with Firefox; no other application produces this result. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by Donnie 1 unyaka odlule

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Facing some issue with "cookies" in many sites

Hello, I am having problems with some sites and the error seems to indicate that it is related to cookies. In Google Drive, when I am trying to download any file, it is… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I am having problems with some sites and the error seems to indicate that it is related to cookies.

In Google Drive, when I am trying to download any file, it is getting stuck in some kind of loop and at the end, it is showing this:

The page isn’t redirecting properly

An error occurred during a connection to drive.google.com.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

Apart from this, when I am trying to log into my Riot account in Valorant's website, it is ending up showing this:

Expected redirect cookie to exist

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I have tried following:

  • Using Standard mode for tracking protection
  • Disabling tracking protection for these sites
  • Deleting Cookies & Cache
  • Reinstalling Firefox :(

It didn't help. Also, it started after I reinstalled Windows 11. I have yet to setup it, so I have not made any changes.

Also, everything is working fine in other browsers.

Asked by Skye 1 unyaka odlule

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How to change my email address

I need to change my email address as my provider is closing down. I have seen the suggestion that I make a secondary with my new address but this will nor work as I have … (funda kabanzi)

I need to change my email address as my provider is closing down. I have seen the suggestion that I make a secondary with my new address but this will nor work as I have the secondary address with the same provider.

Asked by Glenys Gould 1 unyaka odlule

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Making Card Payments Issues

Hi, I use Firefox daily, but since the last update I'm unable to make card payments on websites and I'm having to use Chrome as a backup. Up until the update everything … (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I use Firefox daily, but since the last update I'm unable to make card payments on websites and I'm having to use Chrome as a backup. Up until the update everything was fine and there were no issues making payments on the Royal Mail and Asda websites. When I click the pay button on these sites, the payment window does not open up.

I've tried disabling all addons/extensions to no avail.

Regards Andrew

Asked by fair-trickit 1 unyaka odlule

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Some wordpress plugin doesn't work anymore with Firefox

Hello, since 2 weeks I have some plugin who are not displaying in my wordpress dashboard and they are working normally on Chrome. This morning I got this message: An erro… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, since 2 weeks I have some plugin who are not displaying in my wordpress dashboard and they are working normally on Chrome. This morning I got this message: An error occurred while connecting to WordPress REST API. It seems blocked by one of your plugins or your theme. Thanks for your help

Asked by love-shutterbug 1 unyaka odlule

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forced safe search on google search, only on firefox.

Recently I have had safe search forced on me, only on firefox, if I turn it off it is on again as soon as I search, it is not locked, I am in my 50's and I use my home wi… (funda kabanzi)

Recently I have had safe search forced on me, only on firefox, if I turn it off it is on again as soon as I search, it is not locked, I am in my 50's and I use my home wifi, home pc, as Inalways have. Any ideas please ?

Asked by sparrow08 1 unyaka odlule

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Reorder extensions

I want to re-order the add-ons / extensions in the toolbar shared with the search bar. Customize toolbar only has functions/icons related to the operation of Firefox. I w… (funda kabanzi)

I want to re-order the add-ons / extensions in the toolbar shared with the search bar. Customize toolbar only has functions/icons related to the operation of Firefox. I want to customize the extensions toolbar, but how?

In the add-ons page, I can remove, disable, or enable extensions, but I cannot change the order of them.

As an example, there is an add-on for my Firefox account that is leftmost in the bar of extension icons. I would like to move it all the way to the right. Again, how would I do that?

Thanks for your help.

Asked by alizabgold 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by AliceWyman 1 unyaka odlule

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How do I install/update/trust a new ZOOM certificate with Error code 10006?

Zoom.us renewed their DigiCert Global G2 TLS RSA SHA256 2020 CA1 certificate on 03/31/2023 and I now get a persistent error message (Error Code 6: ... certificate is not … (funda kabanzi)

Zoom.us renewed their DigiCert Global G2 TLS RSA SHA256 2020 CA1 certificate on 03/31/2023 and I now get a persistent error message (Error Code 6: ... certificate is not trusted.

Since then Zoom has not worked for me and their Artificial Intelligence says to open my browser and check my internet connection, time settings, updates, reinstall everything etc. - the usual responses ...

Zoom responds with "Error code: 6" and/or "Error code: 100068000"

 but do not stipulate whether these are Zoom Error codes or certificate error codes.

The Artificial Intelligence insinuation is that FireFox is not trusting this certificate.

Is this something FireFox can help me with? Perhaps, how to make this certificate "trusted"?

Thanks, I hope, Dave Henry (Dan is my Facebook pseudonym) ( DavidJHenry@telus.net )

Asked by Dan Myxyezpitilik 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Dan Myxyezpitilik 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox containers icon

Hi there, I'm trying to add multi-containers add on to a new Firefox install, it installs, but the icon doesnt show up. It's not hidden in the customise toolbar menu eit… (funda kabanzi)

Hi there,

I'm trying to add multi-containers add on to a new Firefox install, it installs, but the icon doesnt show up. It's not hidden in the customise toolbar menu either. Have tried removing/re-adding, but it doesnt come up. It is possible to get to it by clicking the extensions icon, then clicking multi-container, but this isnt very user friendly. Is there a way to resolve this?

Thanks!

Asked by dmit_ 1 unyaka odlule

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How to set the home page to show 'my' pins only, not automatically adding recent visits

Newbie question: today I started out using Firefox, so bear with me. I am trying to set the Firefox Home page to display a limited number of 'pins'. Did manage to get th… (funda kabanzi)

Newbie question: today I started out using Firefox, so bear with me.

I am trying to set the Firefox Home page to display a limited number of 'pins'. Did manage to get them there, but some other pins are automatically added (based on recent visits I suppose?) So I have 8 pins, 3 I don't want. When dismissing, I get other links instead.

Maybe this is by design and can not be changed.

Vainly search for a way to have only the few pins, that I want, show there, nothing else.

Thanks!

Asked by ffw62 1 unyaka odlule

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Cloudflare

I am using the latest version of Firefox (112.02 32-bit) with Windows 10 but am being blocked from certain websites by the Cloudflare security app because it says that my… (funda kabanzi)

I am using the latest version of Firefox (112.02 32-bit) with Windows 10 but am being blocked from certain websites by the Cloudflare security app because it says that my browser is out-of-date. This was particularly embarassing when I was trying to buy tickets for a concert recently and was unable to access the venue's online payment system.

It may be that Cloudflare is confused because I occasionly use an older version of Firefox (52.9.0 32-bit) with an earlier version of Windows. How can this issue be resolved so that Cloudflare does not block legimate access to websites when I am using the most up-to-date version of Firefox?

Asked by SiriusB 1 unyaka odlule

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Import passwords from CSV or Microsoft Edge (Linux)

I'm trying to move to Firefox from Microsoft Edge on Linux. When I go to import data from another browser Edge is not an option. I have a CSV file that I exported from … (funda kabanzi)

I'm trying to move to Firefox from Microsoft Edge on Linux. When I go to import data from another browser Edge is not an option. I have a CSV file that I exported from Edge. How can I import this CSV file? I found something on reddit that said to change security.allow_eval_in_parent_process to true, but that no longer works. How can I get my passwords imported without having to install another browser and import to that and then import to firefox?

Asked by zeos386sx 1 unyaka odlule

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SSL ERROR ACCESS DENIED ALERT

I cannot access my Bank Account, the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. I have contacted the Bank, and they are supposed to come back to me. Compu… (funda kabanzi)

I cannot access my Bank Account, the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.

I have contacted the Bank, and they are supposed to come back to me. Computer has been restarted and debugged and I have reset the router. The certificate is from COMODA RSA! VALID 13.01.23 - 02.02.24.

It has been suggested when I looked on one Site that I nofify yourselves of this matter.

Thanking you in anticipation! (I have to admit I am not cech savvy!) Janice

Asked by white.janice51 1 unyaka odlule

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Unable to reduce address bar height for 113.

I am trying to make the address bar thinner (reduce the height), but after trying all the recommendations on the Internet, I did not succeed. I did this through the userC… (funda kabanzi)

I am trying to make the address bar thinner (reduce the height), but after trying all the recommendations on the Internet, I did not succeed. I did this through the userChrome.css file and by minimizing the icons. Please help.

Asked by booya 1 unyaka odlule

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Marquee tag in html don't work correctly on Windows 11

Hello, With Windows 11, the Marquee Tag don't work correctly with Firefox . Nevertheless the tag work in MsEdge or Chrome . Remark: Under Windows 10, Firefox run Mar… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, With Windows 11, the Marquee Tag don't work correctly with Firefox . Nevertheless the tag work in MsEdge or Chrome .

Remark: Under Windows 10, Firefox run Marquee Tag correctly . The version is the same .

Try with Url https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/HTMLMarqueeElement

Asked by fanchlrr 1 unyaka odlule

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Close tab button on left

As per old thread at: https://support.mozilla.org/zu/questions/1365405 which has since been archived. As of version 113, this solution is being suppressed. I occasional… (funda kabanzi)

As per old thread at: https://support.mozilla.org/zu/questions/1365405 which has since been archived.

As of version 113, this solution is being suppressed. I occasionally see the x appear briefly on the left when a tab is selected, but then it reverts. So far I have not been able to work out what setting is overriding this function, so I've just rolled back to 112 and used the "--allow-downgrade" flag on the firefox shortcut so I can still load my old profile, but understand this is not a safe option in the long term.

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Address autofill

I have recently moved to firefox and wanted to set up an address autofill so I didn't have to type something in everytime but I could only find an autofill for credit car… (funda kabanzi)

I have recently moved to firefox and wanted to set up an address autofill so I didn't have to type something in everytime but I could only find an autofill for credit cards instead. After some digging I believe the issue is that I am using the en-GB version of firefox as I live in the UK while address autofill is only available on the en-US build. If this is the case is there a workaround so that I can have address autofill and if there is not a workaround does anyone have any idea when this feature is likely to be rolled out to the rest of us. Cheers

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