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Previously, the right-click context-menu for Firefox would offer the "View Page Info" option as shown in the below image.

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Recently, not sure when ... that changed and that option is not available for the web pages.

One weird twist to this is that if there is a frame in the page, and the menu offers the view frame info, I can then get an option which will give me the desired pop-up window with buttons, one of which is to examine media with an option to save to disk, as show in this image (from URL = https://www.maketecheasier.com/saving-multiple-images-in-firefox/ ), but only for the contents of that frame, not for the entire page:

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Is this a newly introduced bug in the Firefox interface, or is there something that I can toggle on/off in the Firefox "special options" or "advanced" tab? If the latter, I will need step-by-step details.

Current environment:

  • UbuntuMATE 20.04
  • Linux 5.4.0-73-generic #82-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 14 17:39:42 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
  • Firefox 88.0.1 (64-bit) Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0
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The missing menuitem is, for better or worse, not a bug. It was an intentional change made by Mozilla in Firefox 88. My understanding is that are planning on bringing back that menuitem to the context menu in a future version.

In the meantime, I can recommend the "View Image Info Reborn", available on AMO here: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/view-image-info-reborn/

The extension brings back some of the previous functionality and also adds new related functionality that improves on the previous behavior. The extension was written by Jefferson Scher, who has volunteered his time helping Mozilla and the Firefox community for many years.

Here is a screenshot illustrating some of the great functionality of the extension:

screenshot of View Image Info Reborn extension Source: Mozilla Firefox addons repository

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