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problem with text/font size on some websites since computer reset

I had to do a computer reset on my laptop back to factory settings, everything ok now except one annoying issue I cannot seem to resolve. Some websites I was using perfec… (funda kabanzi)

I had to do a computer reset on my laptop back to factory settings, everything ok now except one annoying issue I cannot seem to resolve. Some websites I was using perfectly ok in Firefox before now show as tiny text/font size and or generally looks wrong (in firefox) and nothing I do seems to resolve the issue, for example I'm viewing some websites at 130% but some text on the page is still too small. I can view the same sites in chrome with no issues at all at normal 100% level, The best example I could give I can't paste here for obvious reasons, my hargreaves lansdown pension values text is all squashed together so individual text that shows on one line on chrome (correctly) shows as condensed into 2 lines in firefox, the text is big but the values beside it are not for example, any increase in the zoom level doesnt really resolve this issue, yes the text gets bigger but I shouldnt have to read it at 150% zoom !!! but 100% is waaay too small, and the values size is not in sync withe the text beside it. I count myself as fairly savvy technically, I've tried all sorts including clearing cache and cookies and checking settings etc in firefox but this one has me stumped, some sites work ok but it looks like Firefox may be struggling to cope with some sort of display extension that some sites are using to display some parts of their page Any ideas please ? Thanks

Asked by threeputt1 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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rumble slow to load videos when logged in, fast when not

On the rumble website, videos are slow to load (10-17 sec) when I'm logged in. If I log out, videos will load instantaneously. At first i though this was a rumble.com iss… (funda kabanzi)

On the rumble website, videos are slow to load (10-17 sec) when I'm logged in. If I log out, videos will load instantaneously. At first i though this was a rumble.com issue but then tested with latest version of chrome MS Edge the issue doesn't happen.

Asked by X-Bit Ops 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Certain Emojis Not Showing Up - Replaced With Small Box With Letters/Numbers

Certain emojis are no longer showing up for me while using Firefox. They will show up as as little boxes with numbers and letters instead of the actual emoji art. This do… (funda kabanzi)

Certain emojis are no longer showing up for me while using Firefox. They will show up as as little boxes with numbers and letters instead of the actual emoji art. This doesn't happen with all of them, only certain ones. I have attached a few screenshots for reference.

Also, I have attempted to fix this issue by changing my default fonts, disabling addons, etc. Nothing seems to work. When I use Chrome, I have no issues seeing these emojis.

Thanks!

Ash

Asked by grubert.ashley 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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SPA angular site stop working with new version of Firefox

https://www.puticollege.com/welcome was working fine with version 82 of firefox. When I upgrade to 93.0, this page has a big solid blue box where more html should be sh… (funda kabanzi)

https://www.puticollege.com/welcome was working fine with version 82 of firefox. When I upgrade to 93.0, this page has a big solid blue box where more html should be shown after a page. No error in console log, not sure what's going on.

It still works fine in latest chrome.

Please help.

Asked by falu 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

When I surf Youtube, Google, Facebook and anything on Firefox this following error happen every time. Please help me. Firefox detected a potential security threat and di… (funda kabanzi)

When I surf Youtube, Google, Facebook and anything on Firefox this following error happen every time. Please help me.


Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.youtube.com because this website requires a secure connection.

What can you do about it?

www.youtube.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site.

The issue is most likely with the website, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it.

If you are on a corporate network or using anti-virus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the website’s administrator about the problem.

Asked by ashensilva96 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox needs a memory limit

Firefox needs a limit on memory usage. I was developing a tiny web page on Linux (PopOS) and accidentally created an endless loop in Javascript that ate memory (by growi… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox needs a limit on memory usage. I was developing a tiny web page on Linux (PopOS) and accidentally created an endless loop in Javascript that ate memory (by growing an array). My entire OS became inoperable and had to be hard-rebooted. I was surprised this could happen due to Javascript (a sandboxed browser language), running in a web page (a sandboxed app) running in a Firefox browser that is supposed to protect users from the world wild web. One errant line of legal Javascript in HTML should not equate to a denial-of-service attack.

A sensible approach would be similar to the nice warning given when a script takes too much CPU, offering the user the choice to continue or stop the script when a tab exceeds some reasonable size: a fixed MB size, or say 10% of real RAM memory.

Ideally there should also be some hard limit calculated by Firefox according to the machine's available memory and Firefox's reasonable percentage of it. For example, maybe limit Firefox (all tabs combined) to 50% or maybe 75% of real memory, so that the O/S has a reasonable chance to remain operational so that a bad tab can be closed. Otherwise, Firefox could cause the O/S to lock up, resulting in data loss if there are tabs or other apps outside of Firefox that have unsaved changes.

Thanks for your consideration!

Asked by firefox1574 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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how to share a URL with Firefox

Now, in the old Firefox, you used to be able to select "Email Link" to send a URL to someone by e-mail in your favorite e-mail client. I used to do that routinely, sendin… (funda kabanzi)

Now, in the old Firefox, you used to be able to select "Email Link" to send a URL to someone by e-mail in your favorite e-mail client. I used to do that routinely, sending links via Thunderbird. I'm now using FF93.0, and all I see is "Share", which, when you point it to "Mail" it dumps you in Chrome. Now, in my FF prefs, I have specified Content Type->mailto->Use Thunderbird, so why it's dumping me in Chrome makes no sense.

How do I use Firefox to share a URL in Thunderbird like I used to be able to do?

Asked by danflester 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Warning before closing multiple tabs

I would like a warning before multiple tabs are closed but in settings I don't have this option : "In the Tabs section of the General panel, check the box next to Confirm… (funda kabanzi)

I would like a warning before multiple tabs are closed but in settings I don't have this option :

"In the Tabs section of the General panel, check the box next to Confirm before closing multiple tabs to enable the warnings, and uncheck it to disable them".

Asked by nancy.zerr 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Custom (System installed) fonts in Firefox?

I have some fonts that I have installed through normal methods. They are all ttf files. However, they do not show up in the firefox change fonts dialog box. Even many pre… (funda kabanzi)

I have some fonts that I have installed through normal methods. They are all ttf files. However, they do not show up in the firefox change fonts dialog box. Even many pre-installed fonts do not show up. Websites are only able to use the local fonts listed in this dialog box. How will I then be able to use those fonts?

Asked by Arnav Bhate 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Arnav Bhate 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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How do you CHANGE the location (away from Drive C) where Firefox stores temporary files (reprise)?

I'm trying to find a way to change where Firefox 93 stores my temporary internet files away from C Drive to a different drive to reduce lag. I found an article on how to … (funda kabanzi)

I'm trying to find a way to change where Firefox 93 stores my temporary internet files away from C Drive to a different drive to reduce lag. I found an article on how to do it using the about:config utility, but I can't do what that article describes — right-clicking in the about:config browser does not give me the option to create a new string; there is no "new" option.

How do I change this in Firefox 93?

Asked by Bobby 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Lost all my Google account passwords from stored passwords on firefox

I store passwords on firefox account and use sync to share passwords across devices. I did not delete any passwords on any device. recently, I saw that only google accoun… (funda kabanzi)

I store passwords on firefox account and use sync to share passwords across devices. I did not delete any passwords on any device. recently, I saw that only google account passwords are missing and rest passwords are intact in saved passwords. my google passwords have been stored since a long time. all my old and recent stored passwords are shown in firefox but only my google account passwords are gone on all the devices. I tried login-backup.json but there is no change in passwords shown. need help.

Asked by vvons 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Whats the difference between "active logins" and "cookies" when deleting history

When deleting Firefox' history I can choose to clear "active logins" and/or "cookies". But "cookies" are mostly used to store information about "active logins". So there … (funda kabanzi)

When deleting Firefox' history I can choose to clear "active logins" and/or "cookies". But "cookies" are mostly used to store information about "active logins". So there seems to be some overlap. I'm interested in the technical difference between the two. I suspect "active logins" is clearing only session cookies, while "cookie" is clearing also/only non-session cookies? But I haven't been able to find reliable documentation on these details. Could someone help me out?

Asked by don119 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by don119 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Blocked downloads in Firefox 93

Since updating to Firefox 93.0, I notice that downloads from certain sites are being blocked, because they are using a basic HTTP connection, requiring me to explicitly a… (funda kabanzi)

Since updating to Firefox 93.0, I notice that downloads from certain sites are being blocked, because they are using a basic HTTP connection, requiring me to explicitly allow each download. I understand that this is a new "feature," as explained here: https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2021/10/05/firefox-93-protects-against-insecure-downloads/, however, I in no way desire this behavior. It is an asinine nuisance, and if I cannot disable it, I will have no choice but to revert to an early version of Firefox. My question, then is this: is it possible to disable this check, and simply allow all downloads? If so, how can I do that?

Asked by ljbetche 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by TyDraniu 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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tube videos download

I had about 5 you-tube download add-ons, I always had the download text under the video, and buttons on my tool bar, everything Disappeared and I can't download any video… (funda kabanzi)

I had about 5 you-tube download add-ons, I always had the download text under the video, and buttons on my tool bar, everything Disappeared and I can't download any videos. I removed all the you-tube apps and reinstalled and nothing changes, is there an add-on that will give me the download option? I am using windows 10 and everything I have has been updated, and I have been doing this for years so something has changed.

Asked by AL 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox 93.0 -- how do I get rid of black border on focused searchbar?

Firefox just updated itself to 93.0 and now suddenly I have a big black border around the searchbar when it is focused. The userchrome "#searchbar { border: none !import… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox just updated itself to 93.0 and now suddenly I have a big black border around the searchbar when it is focused. The userchrome "#searchbar { border: none !important; }" gets rid of the white border when the searchbar is not focused, but (just a stab in the dark) the userchrome "#searchbar[focused="true"] { border: none !important; }" does nothing when it is focused. How can I get rid of it? (It can be seen in the right-hand part of the attached image.)

Asked by OneMoreName 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by OneMoreName 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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screenshots don't work

I am trying to restore the take screenshot icon. The suggested remedies do not work. Take screen shot does not come up as an option, no matter on which part of the page I… (funda kabanzi)

I am trying to restore the take screenshot icon. The suggested remedies do not work. Take screen shot does not come up as an option, no matter on which part of the page I right press. Also, control + shift + s does not work. Finally, the screenshot icon does not show up in my list of icons to be transferred to the toolbar, so I can't do that either. How do I fix this? I use screenshot a lot, especially the option to take a shot of part of a screen.

Asked by ristaird 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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How to hide default screen size in Firefox?

How can i hide my display/screen resolution from websites? I use Firefox in windowed mode not with my default screen size but websites know my default resolution. This ca… (funda kabanzi)

How can i hide my display/screen resolution from websites? I use Firefox in windowed mode not with my default screen size but websites know my default resolution. This can be used to identify my pc. I dont want that for privacy reasons like tracking and adverstising. How can i prevent this? I found many threads/posts about this in various forums/websites. They are talking about Tor Browser and that websites can identify you if using full-screen mode. But as i said, im using Firefox not Tor and while im using windowed-mode websites still know my default resoltion. I tested this on https://whoer.net/

Another question, how can i restore the default window size in Firefox?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Keep me logged in

When logging in to cmx.weightwatchers.com, I enter my username and password and click keep me logged in. Each time I go to their website, it still asks for my username an… (funda kabanzi)

When logging in to cmx.weightwatchers.com, I enter my username and password and click keep me logged in. Each time I go to their website, it still asks for my username and password. All other websites that I request to keep me logged in works fine, but this one doesn't. What can I do to correct it so that I don't have to enter all the information to get logged into that account?

Asked by slbutman 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 8 izinyanga ezidlule