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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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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Do Chrome and Firefox show Inspect / Inspect Element in their context menus by default?

I'm writing some instructions on how to work around a broken modal on Duolingo by deleting some HTML. I'm trying to write it so non-techy people can follow along. On Safari I found I had to go to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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Why does Blurb Bookify's startup progress bar freeze at 99%?

I have a couple of users interested in using Blurb's "Bookify" flash app for creating photobooks (although that link may redirect to the download for the desktop native app if Flash isn't installed). ...
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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 ...