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How to completely remove the tab bar

How can I completely remove the tab bar and regain 3/4 of an inch of screen space. It would be nice if Mozilla would just have a on/off button for it. I've tried creating… (funda kabanzi)

How can I completely remove the tab bar and regain 3/4 of an inch of screen space. It would be nice if Mozilla would just have a on/off button for it. I've tried creating a folder called Chrome within my Firefox Profile folder. I then created a text file within that folder and named it userChrome.css. I put this string in the text file #tabbrowser-tabs { visibility: collapse !important; } This did not work, does anyone know the best method for getting rid of the annoying tab bar?

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Asked by simpleman2 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Add shortcut icon on Firefox Home Screen

Why is there not a simple means to take a link and pin it as a tile on my home page? I've expanded the number of rows displayed which as an odd history of my browsing, … (funda kabanzi)

Why is there not a simple means to take a link and pin it as a tile on my home page? I've expanded the number of rows displayed which as an odd history of my browsing, yet the latest links I've visited are not there - meaning the link to the location I would like to pin. Seriously, the entries in the rows (other than previously pinned links) is a hodgepodge. It might be useful if there was some evident logic to the items included. It is disappointing the number of times this question has been posed and the "answer" is to display more rows. Similarly disappointing - an old knowledge base article that says to click the 3 dot icon next to address bar for Firefox on android - would have been handy had such a control appeared in the latest version of Firefox I'm running on my Mac.

Asked by roamingbob 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by roamingbob 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Not possible to delete personal certificate

I had a personal certificate installed in Firefox and it was working well. It expired, so I got a new one from the same provider. Both appear in Firefox under "Privacy &… (funda kabanzi)

I had a personal certificate installed in Firefox and it was working well. It expired, so I got a new one from the same provider. Both appear in Firefox under "Privacy & Security" -> Certificates -> View Certificates... The previous one is not valid any more, and every time I try to access some page with a certificate, it uses the old one. So I tried to delete the old one. Nothing has worked so far. Doing the straightforward way of selecting it in the Certificate Manager and deleting it makes the certificate disappear from the manager menu, but if I enter the certificate manager again, it is there again. I tried to delete both certificates, same issue, both reaper in the manager. I tried to delete them, close firefox, delete cert9.db, cert8.db and key4.db and nothing. Only thing left is delete my current firefox profile and start again... Any other idea or something that I might delete before to solve this?

Asked by david.roma84 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by david.roma84 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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"Your Browser Is Being Managed By Your Organization" suddenly appeared in my Firefox 114 settings page

I've looked into this situation, and none of the solutions submitted online work. I went to about:preferences, and set "security.certerrors.mitm.auto_enable_enterprise_r… (funda kabanzi)

I've looked into this situation, and none of the solutions submitted online work.

I went to about:preferences, and set "security.certerrors.mitm.auto_enable_enterprise_roots" to false, but "security.enterprise_roots.enabled" is set to true and locked; I can't change it.

First of all, I am not using Avast, AVG, Kapersky, etc. antivirus; I'm using Win 10's built-in security suite, so it's not my antivirus causing it.

To double check that, I opened the Registry and went to " HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Mozilla\Firefox\" and "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Mozilla\Firefox\", looking for a Mozilla\Firefox\Polices key, and neither one had any Mozilla keys.

I even checked the Autoconfig settings, and found no settings in the JS file that had anything to do with Enterpise Roots (I renamed the file temporarily to disable it), but I still can't disable security.enterprise_roots.enabled

I have no "Organization"; I'm an independent home user, so needless to say I'm concerned that Firefox is suddenly saying some organization is controlling my Firefox.

Win 10 Home Ver. 22H2 OS Build: 19045.3086 Windows Feature Experience Pack 1000.19041.1000.0

Antivirus/Firewall: Windows 10 Security

Firefox: 114.0.2 (64 bit)

Asked by Bobby 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Bobby 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Adding a bookmark to an existing folder

I recently migrated from Chrome to Firefox on my Mac and successfully imported all data, bookmarks etc. However I cannot figure out how to ADD a new bookmark to an existi… (funda kabanzi)

I recently migrated from Chrome to Firefox on my Mac and successfully imported all data, bookmarks etc. However I cannot figure out how to ADD a new bookmark to an existing folder. Every page I read about bookmarking fails to show how this is done. In Chrome its simple since the drop down menu allows the user to view every folder, but in Firefox I don't see how to do this. Furthermore, when I go to Bookmarks>Manage bookmarks I don't see any of my folders..PLEASE show me an EASY way to do this. Thank you

Asked by jontalk 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox refuses to connect to my NAS admin page

I have a (quite old) Iomega 2 NAS in my local network. I have to connect to the admin page to change some settings, but FF responds with SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_VERSION, wi… (funda kabanzi)

I have a (quite old) Iomega 2 NAS in my local network. I have to connect to the admin page to change some settings, but FF responds with SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_VERSION, with no option to bypass.

It's my own NAS, in my own local network. How can I bypass this (in this case stupid) restriction? I know it's safe, I know no harm can be done, still I can't get to this page.

Asked by avdwollenberg 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Export Logins .csv file: date-stamp fields data format?

When using the Export Logins feature to create a .csv file, the last few fields don't seem to translate into any known date-stamp format in Excel. The data seems to have… (funda kabanzi)

When using the Export Logins feature to create a .csv file, the last few fields don't seem to translate into any known date-stamp format in Excel. The data seems to have relative chronological value, but I can't make sense of it in a spreadsheet.

Can a developer check this and modify the output of those fields so it's more compatible?

Example:

 Header             Cell data
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timeCreated 1675178753239 timeLastUsed 1684763722184 timePasswordChanged 1675178753239

Asked by AskRob 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by TyDraniu 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead

For Securing my Apache server i have created a CA and from that CA i have created a self-signed certificate. When i add the certificate to the certificate manager and try… (funda kabanzi)

For Securing my Apache server i have created a CA and from that CA i have created a self-signed certificate. When i add the certificate to the certificate manager and try to access my domain with https i am getting this warning 'Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead'. My certificate has enough validation. How can i get rid of this warning.

Asked by shiam.mahmud01 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Medhasree Suram 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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GoToMeeting Using Firefox

I have been using Firefox and GoToMeeting for years, suddenly this month (July 2023) I get the following message when I try to open a GoToMeeting session” “Sorry, this b… (funda kabanzi)

I have been using Firefox and GoToMeeting for years, suddenly this month (July 2023) I get the following message when I try to open a GoToMeeting session”

“Sorry, this browser isn’t supported. Join in your browser by opening the link below in Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge.”

I don’t want to use either of those browsers.

What can I do to keep both Firefox and GoToMeeting?

Asked by napkinsketch2 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by napkinsketch2 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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bring the security.csp.enable option back at least at the developer version of FF

Dear Sirs, today i did lockout everybody on a test server of a web application while playing with CSP on the server side. no modern browser was able to open the page any… (funda kabanzi)

Dear Sirs,

today i did lockout everybody on a test server of a web application while playing with CSP on the server side. no modern browser was able to open the page anymore. but the real problem was that the configuration interface was also not accessable anymore.

the option security.csp.enable is long gone since FF 99 and i had to ""downgrade to FF 98"" to be able to access the misconfigured server.

please enable that security.csp.enable in about:config back again at least for the development version of FF. someone might need it. other options are to install risky extensions and i would like to avoid that in the future.

Yours

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Asked by vedro 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Terry 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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media keys cannot control any websites on linux

i've tried toggling media.hardwaremediakeys off and pressing the media keys to no avail, they don't seem to have any effect when it's enabled or disabled. the keys work o… (funda kabanzi)

i've tried toggling media.hardwaremediakeys off and pressing the media keys to no avail, they don't seem to have any effect when it's enabled or disabled. the keys work on other applications like VLC media player, though! and I can see that the media is being detected from firefox, too, as it appears in media player widgets i have on my plasma desktop. it seems to be only the physical keys that aren't working, because i can press buttons on the widgets to control media playing in firefox.

Asked by wilr 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by wilr 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Automatic dynamic theme to show name of profile in browser header

I use multiple Firefox profiles. I would like an EASY way to see the name of the Firefox profile somewhere on the screen. The attached image shows a theme I created whi… (funda kabanzi)

I use multiple Firefox profiles. I would like an EASY way to see the name of the Firefox profile somewhere on the screen. The attached image shows a theme I created which shows the name of the profile on the menu bar. I forgot exactly how I did it, but it involved typing this in a Word document, taking a screenshot and turning it into a jpeg, crop the image, upload it as a theme, then test it. Repeated several times until I got it to work.

I don't need or want fancy graphics here. I just need the name of the Firefox profile to appear somewhere in the window. In my fantasy world, there would be an option to include this name in the window Title bar.

Asked by dan400man1 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Paul 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Meta Mask

I no longer can use Firefox after years of being an avid user and supporter. I have followed all directions to enable the u2F extension. Have gone as far as reinstalling … (funda kabanzi)

I no longer can use Firefox after years of being an avid user and supporter. I have followed all directions to enable the u2F extension. Have gone as far as reinstalling firefox. Are you going to fix the issue? If not I must discontinue which makes me sad.

Asked by Bill 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Paul 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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using Location Services on Mac

I tried to log in to a website that requires access to my location. I'm using Firefox 114.02 on an iMac running Monterey 12.6.7. I was able to get in to Firefox's Locati… (funda kabanzi)

I tried to log in to a website that requires access to my location. I'm using Firefox 114.02 on an iMac running Monterey 12.6.7. I was able to get in to Firefox's Location settings and now have the website listed with "Allow" noted. This was not enough, and for some time I didn't understand why. Then I discovered the Mac's System Preferences' Security and Privacy section, where Location Services are one category under Privacy. Selecting Location Services brings up a list of apps that are allowed to provide location information. For some reason, other browsers are on the list and can be turned on or off, but Firefox is not on the list of apps that can be selected as permitted. Am I missing something here? I can't find any way to add apps to the list so that they can actually be selected. Any advice?

Asked by MrWenger2 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by zeroknight 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Cookies pop-up disappears before I can make a selection.

On a new website or after clearing the cache and cookies and upon opening a page I will often get a pop-up with cookie usage choices, e.g. "strictly necessary", etc. How… (funda kabanzi)

On a new website or after clearing the cache and cookies and upon opening a page I will often get a pop-up with cookie usage choices, e.g. "strictly necessary", etc. However, the pop-up disappears before I have a chance to click on any choice or even finish reading the first line. I'm not sure what settings I need to change to allow me to make a choice on the pop-up. Please advise. Thanks.

Asked by BigO 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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UI Text Changes Color (Greys Out) When Firefox Window Loses Focus

After updating to Firefox 115.0-1, I noticed that the tab names for all inactive tabs automatically greys out whenever the main Firefox window loses focus (see attached g… (funda kabanzi)

After updating to Firefox 115.0-1, I noticed that the tab names for all inactive tabs automatically greys out whenever the main Firefox window loses focus (see attached gif image). Only the system theme is affected. I should also note that only Firefox 115 exhibits this behavior (downgrading to Firefox 114.0.2-1 fixes the issue).

I'm not sure if this is by design. I've gone through the change log for Firefox 115 and found no mentions of this.

Of course, the behavior isn't that big of a deal. However, since I'm using a window manager (i3wm), an annoying "flash" (see attached gif image) can be observed every time I press a keybinding to activate a binding mode.

If this is a new feature, I'd very much like to turn it off in about:config.

Does anyone know how?

Asked by Anthony 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Anthony 9 izinyanga ezidlule