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Questions tagged [firefox]

Free and open source web browser managed and developed by Mozilla Corporation. Questions here about Firefox are expected to be about the interaction of the browser with a specific web application.

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Facebook scanning other browser tabs?

So yesterday I listened to an online radio site (https://phonic.fm/) for the first time in 3 or 4 years. Today their page appears in my Facebook feed. How is this possible? Have I allowed the radio ...
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Firefox youtube audio halved

I just noticed that playing whatever from youtube.com specifically, plays at less volume than it should be- the green bar in the volume mixer provided by the os appears to go only half as high ...
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How to know how many times i have visited a website?

I use google to make research online. I dont want to collect data from the same websiye twice so i want google to tell me if it is the first time i am visiting the website or not.
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Can I automatically sign out of Google on browser close, but keep my cookies?

I'm paranoid enough that I'd like to use two-factor authentication for my Google account and automatically sign out of Google on browser close. But I'm not paranoid enough to use two-factor ...
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Can Firefox color unopened, opened, and current tabs differently? [closed]

I can't remember the name of the extension that allowed you to color unopened, opened, and current tabs differently. Is an extension still necessary? Or can Firefox do this now?
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Prevent YouTube seeking video upon tab-switch shortcut?

To reproduce bug: On macOS Chrome or Firefox (but not Safari); View a video (playing or paused) on YouTube; Press command-number to switch tabs (eg command1 for tab 1, command2 for tab 2, etc); ...
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Black and White Emojis Showing up on Outlook Website

I have a client I am working with who has the Windows 7 black and white emojis showing up instead of the colour emojis you'd normally expect to display. The client has no problem in Gmail using the ...
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Twitter bookmarklet is unavailable

Due to Buffer.com browser extension not allowing you to unshorten links when sharing on Twitter (they use their own shortener buff.ly unless you purchase a paid plan: https://faq.buffer.com/article/...
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Enormous green disk

When I open a Google Docs document anonymously from my desktop computer (Windows 7 + Firefox esr 52), I always get this enormous green disk at the bottom right: Clicking on it has no effect, except ...
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Firefox Gmail Corrupted Content Error

Just today, all the sudden my Firefox can't access to Gmail. When I try to login to my Gmail, it will shows: Corrupted Content Error The site at https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/ has experienced a ...
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How do I know if my gmail account was signed in on this computer last night?

I am sorry if the title of the question sounded ridiculous. I will explain better. Last night I had signed in with my gmail account on my mom's laptop. The browser was Firefox already set in "Private ...
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How to open a link on new tab in GitLab using Ctrl+click

If I use the regular way of opening links on a new tab by Ctrl-clicking in GitLab, then the current window opens the link as well. Why? How should I achieve opening links on a new tab in GitLab? If I ...
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disable/change access keys for wikipedia

As I stumbled upon an add-on to control the Spotify web player from a keyboard, I noticed that sites like Wikipedia are using so-called access keys to up/downgrade users experience. That is alright ...
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Google is in German instead of English

As you can see in the following picture, firefox's language is German. Searching for 'google maps' brings as first result www.google.de/map. What i did was to follow the steps in this tutorial: ...
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How do I stop the hangouts background image from downloading?

Whenever I open the hangouts website it loads a high-resolution background image, and it looks like this holds up the starting process for a couple of seconds. Is there a way to stop the image ...
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Banking Application pops up a browser window without toolbars. How to fix?

I am using Firefox Quantum 58.0. My banking application (here CCP Connect Luxembourg) insists on popping up a completely unnecessary "undecorated window" (no toolbars or anything, on the other hand ...
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Switch Google Sheets tabs in Firefox (Windows)

This question has been answered, apparently satisfactorily, for presumably non-Firefox browsers (see Hot keys to switch between tabs?). The accepted solution there is ctrl+shift+pg up/down. On ...
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Disable browser creating desktop notifications if site isn't open

When using web versions of chat apps such as WhatsApp, Skype, or Telegram I allow them to send me desktop notifications, which they use for new messages. But it seems that this allows for those sites ...
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Gmail popout windows are too small in Firefox

In Firefox (56.0 (64-bit) on macOS 10.12.6), when a gmail window is popped out (e.g. for composing an email) it ends up taking up only the top-left quadrant of the window. The rest of the window is ...
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What is the best way to download big files form MEGA.nz?

Cloud storage service MEGA.nz has a web interface that can be accessed from a web browser, like Firefox. If a user tries to access his cloud storage through a browser and tries to download a file to ...
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OWA signature with image

From Outlook Web Access for Exchange 2003 how do I add an image to the signature? I went to owa/?ae=Options&t=Messaging and updated the signature file as text. There's no option for adding ...
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Unable to download large files from Google Drive

I am trying to download two files originally linked on this page. The author has edited the linked page but an archived version of the page and files I was referring to can be found here. The links ...
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Workaround for Google Hangouts to load consistently in Firefox

Running Firefox (51.0.1), Google Hangouts will not load properly on about 60% of my attempts to load it. It will load the background image, the elements, but will not load the Conversations list: To ...
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Is there a way to get rid of the ad for Edge in Outlook.com?

I use Windows 10, Firefox and Outlook.com. Since yesterday I get a (not so) small ad reading "Try Outlook.com in Microsoft Edge. A faster, more secure browser designed for Windows 10." each time I ...
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How to hide Facebook register/login message?

I don't have a Facebook account and I don't want any. The problem is many companies use their public Facebook pages as their websites these days, especially pubs, small shops etc. When I enter their ...
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YouTube notifications box (from the bell) does not show notifications

Recently the Notifications box (which drops down when you click the bell in the top right) has changed design and no longer shows me any notifications. Even when I know I should have notifications, ...
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Using Pandora in Firefox without Flash possible?

I recently installed the great FlashHider addon for Firefox which blocks Flash for sites that don't really need it. Now I tried to listen to Pandora but it says Please ensure you are using the ...
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Gmail scrollbar disappears

There is a feature of Gmail that drives me nuts. I have a lot of labels. Some of them are listed in a sidebar on the left. The scrollbar behaves like the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland. I ...
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Why does Firefox require a double click to edit Zoho spreadsheet? [closed]

I am using Zoho Spreadsheet, an alternative to Google Spreadsheets, that is an online browser based editor. The problem is when I use Firefox on this computer running Windows 10, it requires me to ...
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Gmail constantly “Trying to reconnect…” and “still working”

In the recent weeks, when I open my Gmail account, I constantly get connection problems. Gmail says "something is not right", "trying to reconnect", "still working", etc. This can go on like this for ...
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How to take backup of all bookmarks in to Google Drive For Firefox and Chrome? [closed]

I want to take all current bookmarks save into my Google Drive. How to possible?
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WhatsApp Web does not work on Firefox

WhatsApp Web does not work with Firefox 47.0.1 on Windows 7 64-bit OS. I have tried making it work after disabling the add-ons and restarting Firefox in safe mode, yet this did not resolve the issue ...
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Can I mitigate Spotify's memory leak?

I need to use Spotify's web player because I cannot install the player on my work PC. Unfortunately I have noticed that after 30 mins - 1 hour of continuous play, Firefox starts lagging; a few moments ...
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Why does YouTube fullscreen no longer work in Firefox if I customize the user agent string?

I'm asking this question mostly out of curiosity as it probably has little practical value. I've noticed that if I change the user agent string for my Firefox browser using about:config -> general....
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Hide Pulse posts from LinkedIn feed

I want to hide Pulse posts in Firefox, I use uBlock Origin and filters for AdBlock do not work in uBlock.
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How do I print a Google Docs document directly from Firefox?

Using Google Docs/Spreadsheet. If I open a Google Doc and select print (either via the menu, ctrl+p, or toolbar icon) from within Chrome or Opera it then opens a print preview screen where I can ...
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Google Doc: Cannot edit multi-paragraph selection

I find the Research mechanism built into Google Docs quite useful when researching and documenting some activity. However, there is one impediment that is wasting my energy since I have to workaround ...
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Recent installation of Opera imported Gmail session from Firefox

My Firefox had a Gmail session active, then I was needed to make a fresh install of Opera browser. After the installation of Opera finished, I pretended to log in into my Gmail, I was expecting it was ...
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Why do YouTube videos start black?

I'm using the latest Firefox without Adobe Flash (so HTML5 videos) on YouTube. YouTube videos almost always start kind of black, parts of the image are barely visible. Why do I have to wait a few ...
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Pinch to zoom in Google Maps in Firefox affects webpage rather than the map

I use Google Maps in Firefox 39 on my Dell Vostro laptop with Windows 7. When I try to pinch to zoom (on the touchpad), the entire webpage zooms in and out instead of the map itself. In other words, ...
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How to prevent Gmail from knowing my name?

I care very much about the privacy and always surf the Internet using the private mode of the Firefox. Also, I never let any browser to save my account and password. Theoretically, the web browser or ...
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How to tell if YouTube is rendered in HTML5 or not?

I read in the Inquirer and elsewhere that YouTube uses HTML5 by default in some players, including beta Firefox. What does that mean? What is the case with Firefox 36? How can one tell when HTML5 is ...
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.ics attachment in gmail.com not saved

My problem is that .ics attachments from E-Mails, which I open in GMail.com, are not saved in Google Calendar, although I press "Safe". More specifically, the appointment is saved but disappears on ...
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Is it possible to have some LastPass sites stored locally when using Firefox?

I use LastPass on my laptop, and I often use my laptop at mobile wifi hotspots. Lastpass won't autofill the form to connect to the wifi network because, until the wifi network is connected, Lastpass ...
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Why can't I paste into comments in Facebook in Firefox?

For more than 3 months Ctrl+V doesn't work when I want to paste something into Facebook comments. I can only drag and drop into the comment box. But my friends say they don't have problems with it... ...
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Google Keep won't load properly in Firefox

Google Keep will not function for me anymore in Firefox. When I go to http://keep.google.com, as soon as the page finishes loading I get a little dialog that says You've been signed out. Please ...
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How to get YouTube comments working in Firefox without 3rd party cookies enabled and wihout enable cookies for google.com

I get logged out a few seconds after I logged in to google plus video the popup when you click comments. I am then logged in to YouTube without the G+ intergration. I use the self destruct cookie ...
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How to save a PDF which is directly viewed in Firefox into Google Drive?

I am looking for a possibility to directly save/send a PDF which is opened in Firefox into Google Drive. The solution should work without having the Google Drive client installed on the computer. Are ...
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How to use Delicious 2.3.4 Firefox plugin on Linux?

I have been happily using Delicious with Firefox for years but in the last time the plugin where I just hit CTRL+D to get a native window to add a bookmark and CTRL+B to browse my bookmarks doesn't ...
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Dropbox file preview does not work

I am using Firefox on Linux Mint and when I try to preview .docx file on Dropbox by clicking on it, it just tries to download and does not show a preview. The file downloads immediately on Chromium as ...