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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Extension to share links/tabs from Firefox

I often want to share links with friends when I am browsing from my PC. This usually involves connecting to a separate messaging site and pasting the link there or mailing them the link. This means ...
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I want to change the location in youtube every visit

What I want is that everytime that I visit youtube.com instead of going to youtube.com it would go to youtube.com/?gl=** where ** is a random country code or the next one in a list. This would thus ...
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Automatically open ICS files in Google Calendar

Lots of web sites have an option to export events as an ICS file that can then be imported into a desktop or web-based calendar (for example if you're invited to a Facebook event there will be an ...
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Ventusky overlay tiling is broken, how can I fix this?

Ventusky overlay tiling is broken Example: You can clearly see that the overlay tiles are repeated and that they don't join correctly. Windows 7 Firefox 72.02 and Firefox 73.0 I have tried ...
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Quick Firefox Profile Switching

I'm used to setting up and using profiles in Firefox, but I was wondering if there was another way to switch accounts or profile information, rather than having to set up 4 or more different accounts. ...
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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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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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How do I get Chrome (or Firefox) to autofill Saved Passwords?

I have my college password saved in both Chrome and Firefox, but when the login page appears, it doesn't autofill. I have to click the password box (or the username box on Firefox) and then my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Search YouTube favorites?

Can anybody that has Chrome and can actually do it, answer? Also, for Firefox 3.6 (latest version of ff), only those that can do it. I'm not looking for somebody just pointing to an extension, but ...
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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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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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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 Trends keeps coming up in Chinese

I'm having a problem with Google trends: it keeps coming up in what it looks like Chinese. I tried to eliminate several potential causes: Signed out of my Google account -> still in Chinese. Signed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fix formatting issue with Gmail on Firefox

On two computers now, I have a strange recurring visual formatting bug when accessing Gmail using Firefox. One email, usually towards the bottom of the page, has a blue block over the date. I have ...
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How can I get Firefox to remember passwords for banking sites? [closed]

I wish for Firefox v4 to ask to remember passwords on Windows 7 for many banking sites that somehow cause this feature to be suppressed. Is there a way in Firefox or a plug-in that will allow these ...
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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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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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get a “.ics” Outlook calendar file into Google Calendar [duplicate]

My office IT prevents me from saving an ics file on my computer (at least I can figure out how to do that), but i am able to email myself a calendar at my Gmail address. I open the mail message and ...
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Google Docs brings Firefox to a grinding halt

I've found recently that when I open a not-too-large* spreadsheet in Google Docs, within about 5 minutes of leaving it in a background tab, Firefox starts hogging 100% processor time. Closing the main ...
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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 ...
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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 ...