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Firefox has no back button after selecing Google search results

I'm using a friends computer today. When you select any link in the Google search results it opens the link, in the same tab, but the Firefox browser's back button is grey. I checked the history, and ...
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How do I enable side-to-side touchpad scrolling navigation in Firefox on Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm using Firefox version 64.0 and Ubuntu 18.04. By default, there doesn't seem to be back/forward page navigation enabled to work with touchpad horizontal scrolling, which I would like to have. I ...
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Enable testing of native pinch to zoom in Firefox

By reading this bugzilla issue I get the impression that I should be able to test the upcoming native pinch to zoom feature in Firefox by setting mousewheel.with_alt.action to 5 in about:config, but I ...
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Not able to run 'Firefox Quantum 63.0 (64-bit)' and 'Firefox Developer Edition 64.0b4 (64-bit)' at the same time on Windows 10 Home Single Language OS [duplicate]

I've a laptop on which Windows 10 Home Single Language 64-bit Operating System is installed. I've installed the web browser 'Firefox Quantum 63.0 (64-bit)' on this laptop. Then, I installed the web ...
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How to bring back “Save and Quit” feature in Firefox 63+?

I've always enabled the browser.showQuitWarning feature in Firefox so I can choose to keep the tabs or not when I close the browser However last week my Firefox updated to the version 63 and suddenly ...
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Is disabling updates really the only way to stop Firefox's “Restart required” on opening a new tab?

Firefox's (seemingly new in 63.0 but maybe I've been lucky until now) background/running updates are causing me problems as I suddenly get "Restart Required" when I open a new tab. FF claims it will ...
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How to stop web site navigation hover pop-ups in browser

I've run into an annoying type of pop-up and can't figure out how to suppress it. The problem is links at certain sites related to web site navigation that activate when you hover on them. It ...
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Firefox: Remove all files from cache except images

When the Firefox browser closes, I have configured it to clear everything except cache so that images load quickly on the next run. However when I checked C:\Users\jacobgu\AppData\Local\Mozilla\...
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Firefox opens a filetype (textfiles, txt) incorrectly

My Firefox (Quantum on Windows 7) keeps opening text files (with .txt suffix) in the browser, despite having set it to always ask for text documents in Settings -> General -> Applications. The ...
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Workaround for changing hotkeys in Firefox Quantum

Currently there is no "supported way" to change the keyboard shortcuts for FF 57+ (see this reddit.com post for further information). I was wondering if anyone found/knows a good workaround to assign ...
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How to change color of a tab in Firefox Qantum?

I'm trying to change the colour of one or more tabs (not necessarily the one that is currently selected). It need to be at least the bit where the tab title is displayed, not sure how it's called. ...
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Firefox Quantum - Kiosk Mode

I currently use this method to emulate chrome's kiosk-mode in Firefox Quantum on Windows 10: Install Firefox Quantum Install AddOn AutoFullscreen in Firefox's address-bar, type about:config and set ...
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How to merge 2 windows in Firefox

How can i merge 2 windows in Firefox Quantum, i.e. move all tabs of these 2 windows to 1 window? I have many Firefox windows open and want to merge 2 of them. So far Web searches merely turn up ...
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Minimum tab width in Firefox Quantum

Firefox Quantum changed the minimum width of Tabs, previous versions of Firefox had it set to a greater value. (*minimum tab width - when you have a lot of open tabs they shrink to some predefined ...
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.tabbrowser-tab[unread], background-image: linear-gradient not working in userChrome.css

I had this working before but now it stopped working. I have some code in my userChrome.css to create a small grey triangle in the top right corner of an unread tab. /* Mark new and unread tabs */ ....
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Touch issues in Firefox Quantum

In Firefox 56.0.2 and before, it is really easy to copy texts and drag pictures (and save them) simply by moving across your finger on the screen; a simple double touch on a word on the box of google ...
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Ebay doesn't work with tree style tab & imagus in Firefox

There are couple of things, both happened at the same time so I think they're related, ebays favicon stopped displaying in Tree Style Tab and imagus stopped working on ebay. Icon shows normally in ...
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Firefox menu bar is not visible when hovering in full screen mode

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and then I installed Firefox 59 on it. Now the problem I'm having is , Firefox does not show the menu bar when I hover the title of the webpage. For other applications (...
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Hide Tab Bar from mouse in FireFox fullscreen mode

When I go fullscreen in firefox, and move the mouse to the top of the screen to click something up there, my mouse accidentally hits the top of the screen and makes firefox show the tab bar, which ...
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Auto resume downloads in Firefox

I tried to use some plugins (auto resume downloads, Download Auto-Resume), but it don't work or not compatible with my Firefox (Firefox Quantum 57.0 x64). I can resume download by clicking the button ...
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Firefox Quantum without borders but not fullscreen

I need to expand the client area of Firefox on top, left and right only. Like full-screen mode but with 40 pixels free on bottom to show another non-web application. Here are the options used with ...
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Migrating from firefox quantum to chrome:

So when firefox quantum came out I was torn from my normal happy chrome-user life and stuck in-between two browsers for about 6 months or so: I'm sick of this kind of life. I want all my data and ...
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How many CPU cores can Firefox Quantum utilize?

I have a webapp that is very CPU intensive (multiple nested loops running over large dataset). I could run it in one Firefox tab or distribute the load across multiple tabs (if that's better). I was ...
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Remove autosuggestion in FF quantum using about config

How do you stop quantum 58 in about config from showing the drop down suggestion box every time i want to look for something.
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Status bar for Firefox Quantum

1. Summary I use many addon buttons in Firefox. I don't find, how I can add additional bar for these buttons in Firefox Quantum. I need add new bar, not modify already existing Menu and Bookmarks ...
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Detach a tab in firefox (move tab to new window), Firefox 58

In FF, I can move a tab to a new window by either dragging the tab out of the browser, or right clicking the "move to New window" option from the context menu. is there a shortcut key to move the ...
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How to show search result positions on scroll bar in Firefox?

Chrome shows positions of results from "Find in this page" on the scroll bar (see the orange lines on the scrollbar on the right). How can I enable the same feature in Firefox (58.0.1)?
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Make Firefox save new bookmarks in the Bookmarks Menu (not Other Bookmarks)

Recently, Firefox has changed the default folder for newly created bookmarks (using Ctrl+D) from the Bookmarks Menu to "Other Bookmarks". Is there some way to change that back? Or some alternate ...
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Firefox V57 plays two soundtracks on YouTube videos

Firefox recently updated to V57.0.4 on a Windows 7 machine. YouTube videos now play a double soundtrack. One soundtrack starts automatically as soon as the video loads, prior to clicking the play ...
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How do I re-enable the regular title bar in Firefox Quantum?

Is there a way to re-enable the regular title bar for the program window in Firefox (V57, Quantum) for Windows (currently Windows 7)? By default the windowbuttons (close window, minimize window, ...
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Is it possible to quickly restart Firefox Quantum (V57 or up)?

I want to quickly restart Firefox, not losing any tabs or windows that are still open before the restart. There used to be several add-ons for Firefox in order to add a restart button. So far (as of ...
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Why doesn't Firefox Quantum show equations in Wikipedia in MathML any more?

In my Wikipedia account I've set the math appearance preference to MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools), and it worked fine for a long time... ... ...
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Firefox Quantum unable to follow link

I'm unable to follow a specific link in Google search results. The browser simply gets stuck and does nothing. I have Firefox Quantum 57.0.2 (64 bits) running in safe mode (extensions disabled) on ...
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Firefox Developer Tools failed to inspect variables on hover over

I have FireFox Quantum 57.0.2 (64 bits) and Windows 8.1. It was working fine till now, but suddenly I can't get pop up value on hover over variables. This and other issues come up in all pages ...
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Customize the maximum width of the Firefox sidebar?

I have Firefox Quantum web-browser version 57.0.2 (64-bit) in Windows 7. The Sidebar, unfortunately, has a maximum width of about 540 pixels. I tried to increase this constraint by going to about:...
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Custom DuckDuckGo search engine in Firefox >= 57 Quantum

I use DuckDuckGo search engine. I have customized it and saved my settings to the cloud. Now I would like to use the customized version as my default Firefox 57 search engine. Is it possible to edit ...
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Firefox Quantum Shortcut on taskbar

With older version of Firefox Quantum, you could right click the icon on the window taskbar and open either regular window or private broswer depending on your needs. For some reason or another, that ...
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Disable single shortcut in firefox quantum

Is it possible to disable a single keyboard shortcut in firefox quantum? I would very much like to disable ctrl-n (or at least be able to capture and event.preventDefault() it) in firefox 57. Previous ...
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Change key bindings (keyboard shortcuts) in Firefox Quantum

Since the quantum update all AddOns which allowed to change key bindings in Firefox seemed to have stopped working/being supported. Is there a method to change the default key bindings in Firefox ...
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Firefox Quantum - select multiple tabs?

Is there still no way to select multiple tabs in firefox fox quantum? How about merging two windows into one (this is my reason for selecting tabs)? There used to be, years ago, some plugins and add-...
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Can't import saved logins in Firefox Quantum

I installed FF Quantum (58.0b4) and imported a previous backup created with Mozbackup. Bookmarks and history were imported correctly while passwords and saved logins were not. I copied key3.db and ...
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How to make Firefox 57 to always open new tab from address bar?

Firefox before version 57 allows users to open new tab from address bar using an extension (e.g. TabMixPlus). TabMixPlus is no longer supported. How to make Firefox 57+ to always open new tab from ...
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Shortcut Key to set focus on the new tab's search textbox

In the new Firefox Quantum in the new tab there's a search box. Is there a way to set the focus there so I can do Ctrl-T, Ctrl-(what goes here?) and start typing?
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All tabs groups lost after updating to Firefox 57.0 Quantum

All tabs groups lost after updating to Firefox 57.0 Quantum I need to get back not only the open tabs (within the "active" group of tabs) but the rest of them (the ones that were open in "inactive" ...
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Media opened in a background tab will not play until the tab is selected

This feature was introduced with Firefox 56: http://mozilla.org/firefox/56.0/releasenotes However I do not like it. Oftentimes I will middle-click a YouTube song link with the intention that it will ...