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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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 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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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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What's happened to formatting of Google search results in the last 48 hrs? [closed]

I've previously been able to keep Google Search fast and clean by disabling JavaScript but in the last 48 hrs (since May 20, 2019), they've changed something. Now the results return with excess HTML ...
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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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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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gmail pinned tabs in FF 66.0.3 running on windows 7 - signing out of one account closes all

Hi I have several different gmail accounts I am using on daily basis, and everytime I sign out of one it signs me out of all. I have all of them pinned in one FF window, and when I re-logon to one it ...
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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why my Gmail goes partially unencrypted whenever I start writing a new message?

When I enter my Gmail account (Ubuntu precise, Firefox with a few addons—AdBlock, WOT, Ghostery, HTTPS Everywhere) the encryption of the page works normally (snapshot 1), and keeps on doing so until I ...
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Earth View as default for Google Maps

I frequently use Earth View (the one like in external Google Earth program) on maps.google.com as I find it more pleasant and quick rather then the laggy map and satellite views. However, every time ...
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Vimperator is not compatible with Firefox 18.0 [closed]

Today I find that Vimperator (3.8) is not compatible with Firefox 18.0. This makes me really upset. I've tried other add-ons like VimFx but I think Vimperator is the best. Do you have any solutions ...
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Mobile version of Gmail on desktop Firefox

It would be useful to be able to check the mobile version of Gmail when my internet speed gets capped. I tried switching my user agent to iPhone 3, but this didn't display properly (appeared in a tiny ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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?