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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Add multiple body parameter and the end of list with GitBook

I am using GitBook in Firefox. When I add parameter to my header they are placed on the very top. Its not possible to move these items. Am I overseeing anything, or it it not possible to easily add a ...
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Firefox addons don't work at all [migrated]

I've installed Autofill addon, it appears in the main taskbar now but when I click on it nothing happens: I don't see any new items in the context menu either. I've installed another similar addon ...
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Geolocation in firefox does not work [migrated]

This service, thanks to which website can tell from where are you browsing… this stopped working for me. Since a month I have almost constant problems with geolocation. It worked for couple of days ...
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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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How can I download images from Google Sheets?

I tried downloading as an HTML file, but the images aren't included.
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Firefox, a number in tabs in braces “(6)” wanted to disappear

I need to get rid off the annoying number in Firefox tabs in braces "(6)" How can I do that? New changes to a page are displaying this number. [
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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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Getting logged out of Google and Reddit after a few weeks for no reason

First of all, I'm using the latest Firefox on the latest Windows 10, and I have 2FA turned on for my accounts that's why it's a pain to log back in every time. Also, the problem only occurs on Google ...
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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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“Proxy server refusing connections” for Microsoft Team Meeting Join Link

It's my first question here. It so happens that I was using a link from outlook office mail where I was given a Microsoft Teams Meeting link from my company, which upon being clicked should ideally ...
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Firefox's about:config on Android for setting pdf application

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/06/aboutconfig-is-blocked-in-firefox-preview-stable-and-beta/ writes that about:config is inhibited in new Android Firefoxes and indeed I experience this. How can I then ...
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Duolingo home screen is covered by a grey modal background, disabling the page from responding to clicks

I came across this problem on a Mac on Chrome, but I see reports of it on other platforms. I'm self-answering with a workaround here because Duolingo's comments section was too restrictive.
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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

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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Cannot “Get HBO”

On the main https://www.hbo.com page, there's a button "GET HBO" which is a link to https://www.hbo.com/order, but clicking on it re-directs me back to the main page, without any additional ...
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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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Is there a way to make the Firefox zoom more smooth?

When I try to zoom in a webpage using the trackpad, it changes the screen resolution from 100% to a higher %. This is not pretty. Sometimes I zoom just to read some text, and when I pinch out on the ...
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Bitbucket, Facebook crash my Firefox frames - what to do?

A while ago, I noticed that some pages on Facebook (where I don't have an account) manage to crash my Firefox browser frame. I wasn't too bothered by it since it was another excuse to stay away from ...
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Did Gmail's Google Voice Integration Recently Cause a Regression in Firefox?

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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Why does Ome.TV just show a large grey “!” inside a triangle of the same color instead of working?

I'm trying to use this "random video chat" service which I found today after seeing somebody else use it on a live stream: https://ome.tv/ However, even though the website loads, and it appears to ...
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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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Can't get Penn Foster to work on anything but Chrome, want to use on Firefox

I want it to work on Firefox or even CHROMIUM, but whenever I try to read an article for school, it refreshes over and over until it logs me out. It shows me the article in between refreshes. Is there ...
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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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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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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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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 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: ...