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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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Page scrolls to top of text box instead of cursor position

The site in question is chat.openai.com. I've encountered a problem where, upon pasting approximately 400 lines of code, the vertical scrollbar does not automatically scroll down to reveal the cursor. ...
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How to stop Google from automatically translating search results?

Some time during the past week or so, Google search started automatically translating some search results from English to German (my native language). This affects the headline, the preview snippet, ...
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How to navigate from youtube notification to the specific comment under video?

Is there a way to navigate from Notifications (bell icon at the top right corner) to the specific comment under video on youtube? I found that I can navigate to the video if I click on the time marker ...
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How to prevent Google from showing any local results and ads?

Alternative question: Is worldwide Google search (NCR) still available? If Google is used from an internet segment with excessive SEO (for example, during travel), English queries will often be mixed ...
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How do I remove the ellipses from Firefox's address bar history?

When I begin to type a link into Firefox's address bar, a menu of suggestions appears: I usually tab through these to get to the link I want, so that I don't have to type out the entire link. ...
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How do I prevent websites from prompting me to sign in with Google?

I'm using Firefox 102.5.0esr (64-bit) on Linux How do I prevent websites from prompting me to sign in with my Google account: "Use your Google Account to sign in to X"? I've followed Google'...
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Google meet video freezes for people not talking

I am using Google Meet on Mac M1, on the Firefox browser. This issue does not occur on Chrome. When in the grid layout view, all the people who are not talking have frozen video. The person talking ...
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Control+C, Control+X, and Control+V stopped working in Google docs

To protect the clipboard for security reasons, one uses control+c, control+x, and control+v to copy, cut, and paste in Google docs, respectively. Recently, this stopped working for me. I'm running ...
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How can I use Whatsapp Web on Firefox? [closed]

I can't use Whatsapp web of Firefox since the last few months. It still runs without any slightest issue on Chrome. It's the same on both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. I have tried to clear cookies, ...
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Youtube Videos won't play on Firefox

Some videos on Youtube refuse to play for me on Firefox - the page loads fine, but the video just has the circular loading graphic indefinitely spinning around. These very same videos always play ...
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How to resolve the library catalog error: "Request data is missing. Please try again."

The Toronto Public Library, like various other libraries, uses a library software suite named SirsiDynix Symphony. This software suite includes various modules, including an online catalogue. I was ...
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When trying to access Google Docs from Android Firefox, I am stuck on "About" page

I was trying to log in to Google Docs from my phone. I am using Firefox on the phone. When I enter the address docs.google.com I am redirected to google.com/docs/about, which looks like this: The Go ...
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Can't log in to Google on desktop, despite verified-as-correct email/password

I have a Windows 11 laptop with Firefox installed as my primary web browser, and Brave as backup. I logged into a company Google account on my Android 12 phone, adding it as a Google Account under the ...
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WhatsApp web app shows with the wrong language

I've been facing this issue for the last 9 months or so, where WhatsApp web app would show in Arabic instead of English, which is the preferred language in my browser settings (Firefox). I should ...
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How do I get rid of this, hopefully forever?

OS - Windows 8, 8.1 & 10 browser - Firefox I am unsure which company created the small overlay window & I've asked Microsoft, Firefox & Bing about this, never got an answer from them. When ...
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Outlook Email Message Access Failure after new Third Party Popup

Since yesterday, after I log in to Outlook online, a popup appears. It starts: "We and various third parties process data to: store and/or access information..." (The text is like an image ...
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Possible to set up gmail POP3 so firefox can download only email in a certain period?

Is there a way to set up gmail POP3 server so firefox can download email in a certain period, e.g. Sep. 1st - Sep. 30th, 2021? It seems I had messed up my POP3 settings and email in a certain period ...
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Why Facebook asks me to login?

I don't have a Facebook account, but I sometimes just browse some publicly available fan pages on Facebook. It was always possible without having to log in. However, for maybe two days, when I try to ...
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Turn off animated gifs in Gmail

I don't like to be marketed at. Increasingly, my Gmail emails have increasingly obnoxious gifs playing, marketing at me. I would like turn off gifs playing, preferably only in Gmail. If there is a ...
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Why does cmd-click on a link not open a new tab in Gmail (Firefox/Mac)?

Why does cmd-click (tap on the trackpad) on a link not open a new tab in Gmail? It used to work 10 years ago or so but hasn't been working for maybe 5 years. Ctrl-click and selecting a "Open link ...
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Gmail in Firefox: German keyboard shortcut for indenting a list

This question is about Gmail's keyboard shortcuts with a German keyboard layout. In Chrome, I can use Ctrl + ß/´ (the two keys next to Backspace) to reduce/increase the indent of a numbered or ...
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Add Google Scholar as a Firefox search engine?

Is there a way to add Google Scholar as a search engine for Firefox? Couldn't find a good Firefox add-on for that.
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How to recover my Jira project after I lose log-in

My Ubuntu failed so I had to reinstall and I lost all my Firefox bookmarks, passwords in the process. It's my fault and I should stop depending on major software companies to watch my back I guess. I ...
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How to highlight specific languages in Google Translate?

I often translate between 5 languages in Google Translate. Is there any way to highlight those specific languages in the language selector dialogue? I'm not against using a Firefox-specific extension ...
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Google docs produces a pop up when copying and pasting nearly every time

When I copy and paste into google docs it almost always (3 times out of 4) produces the following box even when I use the keyboard shortcuts (on firefox). Is there any way to permanently tell it to ...
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How can you add clickable text hyperlinks in youtube comments?

My question is how can i add clickable text hyperlinks and by that i mean : <a href="https://example.com">example</a> BUT in YouTube comments, I know it is possible because of a ...
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How can I filter out stackoverrun.com using Google (Or Firefox if not)?

I usually search on Google for Stack Overflow answers and there are a lot of "fake" pages that I want to filter, like stackoverrun.com and so on.... I really hate them. There is any way to ...
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SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG misery and confusion

Hope this is the right StackExchange Q&A place... I am trying to configure a VPS at Hostinger ... I am beginning to suspect it is too difficult for me and I may have to switch to a simpler "...
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How do web ad's collect revenue? By page rendering or by clicking?

Many sites ask for disabling AdBlock to continue using the site and I've obliged to the request if it's absolutely must. However, even if I disable the AdBlock, I never click the ads (hide them if ...
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How to show thumbnails of images stored on Google Drive on Google Sheets?

I have a Google spreadsheet that contains hyperlinks to files stored on my Google Drive using a HYPERLINK formula. Opening the spreadsheet and hovering the cursor over the link when logged in my ...
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Make Google search results link directly to linked page [duplicate]

Google search results usually link to google.com/url with a bunch of gibberish. How can I make them link directly to the result? I'd like a solution that works for both Chrome and Firefox
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Why am I not seeing voice typing option in Google Docs?

I am running Firefox 76.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows 10. I am asked to prepare a document on Google Docs and they are suggesting using voice typing from "Tools" menu of Google Docs, but I can't find such ...
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Blacklisting for Adblocker

I am using Adblock Plus on Firefox on Ubuntu. I would like to only block some major pages like YouTube (maybe up to 4 websites). For all other sites, I would like to turn it off by default. Its a big ...
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How do I open a Google Docs file (Docs, Sheets, etc) in Firefox? [duplicate]

When I try to open a Google Docs file from my Google Drive folder on my Windows 10 computer, it opens in Firefox in a new tab but it shows: {"url": "https://docs.google.com/open?id=...
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Did Gmail's Google Voice Integration Recently Cause a Regression in Firefox? [closed]

Up until this week, I was able to share my microphone in Firefox to facilitate Google Voice calls via Gmail. I run Kubuntu 19.10 and Firefox 73. My question at AskUbuntu (addressing the client-side ...
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Firefox Add-on for Android

Firefox browser supports add-ons even on Android version. How to develop and distribute Firefox add-on for Android?
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Disable Wikipedia's link preview when not logged in

I'd like to disable Wikipedia's article previews that are shown when hovering over a link: I know I can disable those when being logged in but most of the time I'm using Wikipedia without being ...
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How to open Google docs in new tab in Firefox

When I click a Gdrive item in Firefox it always opens in the current tab. How do I get it to open in another tab. When I click on any other URL it opens in a new tab why not Google docs? In Chrome ...
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QR code for Android messages not loading in Firefox

When I visit Google web messages (messages.google.com/web) in Firefox, the QR code does not load (see image below). I have tried the following: opening Firefox in safe-mode disabling AdBlocker and ...
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Internet Explorer equivalent of Firefox "privacy.file_unique_origin"

Sadly I can't find anything how I could solve the problem in the internet, so I ask here (And I hope I am in the correct stackexchange sub): Where can I find the equivalent of Firefox "privacy....
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How to auto-scroll a webpage as elements are added above? [closed]

I am often on a webpage, and am about to click a link when the page simultaneously adds an element that it had been waiting to asynchronously receive from the server. The element that I was about to ...
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Google search - translate links over actual links

I'm using Firefox on Arch Linux, and the Google results are looking weird, with some text over the title to the pages' links: The offending text is a link to Google's translated version of the page. ...
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Keyboard shortcut: conflict between Google Docs subscript and Mac OS Preferences (command+comma)

I teach chemistry and (have to) use Google Drive on a Mac for work. I have run into a problem with creating subscripts. On a Mac, the shortcut ⌘+, is the shortcut for opening application preferences. ...
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Google Drive files opening in new window vs new tab?

This might be a duplicate of How to open Google Drive files in new window but that question is 5 years old and unanswered. When I'm in drive.google.com and I open a G Suite file (either double-click ...
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WhatsApp Web does not work on Firefox - QR Code not loading

When I open web.whatsapp.com in Firefox (67.0.4, Win10) the QR code is not loaded. At the same time it does work in Chrome. What I tried: Reload Clearing the cache switch off add blocker about:...
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Why doesn't Skype want to acknowledge working in Firefox? [closed]

Skype has a web interface at web.skype.com that implements both voip and video calls, alongside chatting, and it all works well. Officially, it claims to work only in Google Chrome and Edge. Tech-...
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Why I can open Reddit in Chrome but not in Firefox?

Instead, I got this: Basically, Firefox complains that Reddit has a certificate for firstmedia.com firstmedia.com is my ISP. In Indonesia, ISP is required to block bad sites and Reddit is one of the ...
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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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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 [closed]

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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