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How can I stop this default web browser dialogue popping up?

The below dialogue box has just started popping-up when I open web links from other apps. As you can see, I have Choosy set as my default browser and whatever has triggered this dialogue thinks I ...
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Does Firefox on iOS benefit from third-party partitioning or Full Third-party Cookie Blocking?

Safari blocks third-party cookies by default (added in iOS / iPadOS 13.4). "Third-party cookie access can only be granted through the Storage Access API and the temporary compatibility fix for ...
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Firefox: Hover actions not working in fullscreen mode

This bothers me for over a year now: When a Firefox window goes to fullscreen, the hover actions don't work anymore. In the fullscreen window itself and in any other window. I switched off any ...
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Handoff url from laptop to mobile?

I use Firefox on Mac and Safari on iOS. Whenever I open Safari on my phone I notice an icon for Firefox with a mobile symbol appearing in my dock on Mac and if I click it, whichever URL I was on on ...
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How to disable / effectively remove Safari on iPhone

I have installed my preferred browsers on iOS and, insofar as I was able to disabled Safari (and Siri, as various posts indicate that Safari and Siri are intertwined) and set Firefox as my preferred ...
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MacOS autopause video when conference is active

On MacOS chrome and firefox (although quicktime) both have strange behavior - when you are on call (zoom/discord/etc) if you try tyo start video in browser it pauses after some seconds. Time before ...
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How to close all tabs in Firefox?

Running MacOS Monterey and Firefox 122.0. How can I close all tabs at once? I found on the net the suggestion to use "command" + w, but this closes only the current tab (which I could also ...
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Remove Firefox camera and microphone icons from menu bar

Firefox (121.0) insists on showing icons in the menu bar when a website accesses microphone and camera: Since macOS Sonoma there's a built-in feature that does exactly that, so I'd like to remove the ...
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How can I run Automator Quick Actions in Firefox?

I have an Automator Quick Action that works fine in Mail, BBEdit, Pages, and a number of other applications that allow you to select text. This Quick Action takes selected text, searches a MySQL ...
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Why are links opening in a non-default browser?

I have two different installations of Firefox. This is done so that one installation can be automated using Marionette, while I use the other for regular web browsing. I created the second ...
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Page from a website won't print to PDF in some browsers

I’m using Safari on macOS Catalina (version 10.15.7) to plan bus trips on octranspo.com. When I have the times and route finalized I’ll print the map to a PDF. If I use Firefox or Brave the page has a ...
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iOS: Create shortcut to send current website from Safari to Firefox

On Mac, I mainly use a Firefox/Gecko-based browser, while on iOS I mainly use Safari (since Apple unfortunately still does not allow non-Webkit-based browsers). So I often find myself in a situation ...
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Prevent Word online from remapping Command-M in Chrome and Firefox

I quite frequently use the Command-M shortcut to minimise windows, however I have found that when editing an online Microsoft Word document in Chrome or Firefox, the Command-M shortcut is somehow ...
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One app, two dock icons, with separate command line arguments?

Is it possible to have two icons for Firefox in the dock (the app list at the bottom of the screen)? I'd like to have one icon to start one profile (say, "dad's Firefox profile") and another ...
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Ventura 13.6 how to change default browser for sudo to firefox?

I have set default browser under settings to Firefox so running open 'https://google.com' opens up firefox but running sudo open 'https://google.com' will still open safari browser I have commands ...
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Strange offset between VoiceOver Focus and Firefox Focus

What happens When I use VoiceOver (VO) together with Firefox (FF) (doesn't matter if I have all extensions disabled, even tried to run it with a completely fresh install of FF developer edition.) Then ...
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"Copy" grayed out in context menu

The context menu in Firefox sometimes shows Copy as greyed out: Why? And how can I fix it? Additional information: If it happens, Cmd+C still does work I can right-click the text several times, but ...
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Is there a way to force Peacock to use a browser rather than their app on an iPad?

If I watch Peacock in Firefox on MacOS, no commercials are shown. If I watch Peacock using the iPad or Apple TV app! Peacock forces me to watch about 10 ads per show. When I attempt to watch Peacock ...
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How to install Firefox browser without app store

Im new to Iphone. For a good reason, I do not wish to log into anything cloud related, hence no app store access. I'd like to install firefox browser. On my android phone, I just downloaded an APK ...
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Is Firefox 116 super slow or is just me?

I use Firefox on my M1 mac, it is at version 116, and I always have privacybadger, Ublock origin, and facebook container on. Since yesterday it has become intolerably slow (dialup internet slow) ...
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Firefox : Disabling "Command"+Digit shortcut

I found out, that Firefox reacts on the key combination command + n, where n is a digit, to switch to the n-th open tab. I wonder whether this can be turned off for Firefox at least. I found the same ...
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Firefox slow to restore windows on external 4k monitor

When I log in after my MacBook goes to sleep, Firefox is taking a long time to restore windows on an external 5k display (with a different DPI than the built-in display): first, windows are restored ...
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How to update Firefox with MDM and no admin

I am trying to update Firefox on my school computer but I need an Admin password to do this. My MacBook is a 13” M2 Pro that has the weird school app store called “Self Service” which only lets you ...
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Disable Shift-Option-Y for Á character for Bitwarden Firefox extension

I use the Bitwarden Firefox extension, and the keyboard shortcut to open it in the sidebar is Shift+Option+Y. This works some of the time. But when I'm focused on a form input, it just outputs the ...
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Control + Shift + Z key combination not working for browsers

I tried the keys combination ^ Control⇧ ShiftZ on my MacBook Pro (Ventura 13.2.1), but this is not getting seen for the browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari). I tested at https://en.key-test.ru/ that I ...
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Firefox fails to launch on 2014 computer running Big Sur

I reinstalled my Mac computer from 2014 with Big Sur. I installed Firefox with brew install --cask Firefox and it worked for a few days, then it stopped working. I reinstall with: brew remove --cask ...
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Increase font size in Firefox on iOS

Is there a way to increase the font size for web pages rendered in Firefox for iOS? I don’t mean in reading mode nor do I mean pinch-out zooming. Is there a setting that I’m not seeing?
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Firefox start in last used space

I use several spaces on my iMac. When i start an application it always open in the current space, except Firefox who will start in the last space it used. This is really annoying because I have to ...
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Facebook starting behaving weirdly in Safari

For the past three or four days, Facebook will behave reasonably for a few seconds and then will start bouncing all around, maybe a dozen bounces in six or seven seconds. seconds. I hypothesized that ...
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How to determine missing font on MacOS/Firefox

I'm having trouble reading some webpages on Firefox and MacOS. I commonly come across sites that look like the following. Is it possible to determine which font is missing by inspecting the web page ...
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Which iOS browser forces desktop mode universally which supports file uploads?

I would like to use the desktop version of a particular site on an iPhone (iOS 15.6). I can confirm that many browsers do not universally force desktop view, but only do it on certain sites. That ...
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Is there a way to write applications that firefox can use as default applications for certain file types in automator?

I have been able to specify a simple automator application as a default application for a few URL types in firefox. For files, it correctly has the behavior of calling the script with the file path. ...
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How do you set the display correctly when SSH ing from Yosemite to Catalina?

My question is quite similar to this one, except I would like to ssh from a Yosemite Mac Pro to a Catalina Mac Pro and run Firefox GUI. So far I have tried the following: user@yosemite-machine:~$ ssh ...
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Local SSL Cert not trusted in Chrome/Firefox but works in Safari/Brave

I'm struggling to update the local SSL certs for Chrome and Firefox in Monterey 12.6. Specifically, I updated my local development server's SSL certs and "Always Trust"ed them in the ...
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Why doesn't Firefox honour non-clashing custom keyboard shortcuts?

(Similar to How can I set Firefox to respect my custom Mac keyboard shortcuts?, but that's about custom keyboard shortcuts that clash with Firefox's own shortcuts. This question is not.) I have added ...
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While using bash on macOS, why is it necessary to use the "open" command to launch the firefox application?

I am new to macOS. Also, I am using Apple Macbook Air M1 Monterey 12.5. Before buying this Mac, I was using Linux (NixOS and Ubuntu) for several years. In Linux, while using bash, I was able to open ...
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Maps not rendering in Firefox and Safari on MacBook Pro 15" early 2011

I have a MacBook Pro 15" early 2011 running macOS Catalina with dosdude1's Catalina patcher. The dedicated GPU is inactivated with the non-permanent solution circulating elsewhere. Ever since I ...
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"Fake" Full-screening a browser window (with no edges) so it doesn't take priority & can have other things full-screened over it?

I'm running a stage show using a projector & Q-lab, and am looking for this solution. On the projector, I need a browser window full-screened with NO visible edges. The window has interactable ...
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iOS 15.4.1 iPhone 13 with FireFox: Cannot decode data [closed]

I’m trying to track a package shipped to me via USPS. At usps.com I can’t receive tracking info. The tracking url always returns an odd error page: . Therefore, I just attempted browsing usps.com. ...
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How can I have Firefox notifications bring me to the instance of Firefox that generated the notification?

I'm running multiple instances of Firefox using different profiles and on different workspaces/spaces/desktops. I am signed into (a different) Slack workspace on each instance of Firefox. I would ...
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I got error of "You can't use this version of the application with this version of OS X" but I installed all OS X updates available

I got error of "you can't use this version of the application with this version of osx" but I installed all updates available I tried to get firefox on there but it said "you can't ...
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Firefox: Is there a way to add a "look up" option to right-click 'context' menu?

I use my laptop with an external keyboard, mouse and monitor when I am at home. In order to look up a word when in Firefox I have to select it and then lean forward and do a 3-finger tap on the ...
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Switching between different Firefoxes

Similar and related to #54788 here, but different. I use separate Firefox profiles for personal use and work, and I often have both open at the same time, in different Mission Control "spaces&...
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Monterey's password manager in Firefox/other apps

How do I use the new Monterey password manager when I want to log in to a website in Firefox? I don't want to go to the System Preferences to look up the password, I want that it automatically pops up ...
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Gmail can no longer search and those TLS handshakes make it freeze

Firefox 95.0.2, OS 12.1 Since Big Sur gmail has been acting weird. For one thing, it never stops loading. The hourglass never goes away. Also the empty boxes next to each email now no longer appear,...
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Firefox shows wrong Emojis for some reason

Firefox shows the wrong emojis, but only on the page. In the source code, the correct emojis are shown (see screenshot). This problem only affects Firefox, no other browser or app is affected. So it ...
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Mac proxy settings don't work but do work in Firefox

I have a proxy running on my phone and I am trying to connect to that proxy. When I set the proxy settings in Firefox directly (Settings > Network Settings > Manual Proxy Configuration) it works ...
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After updating to Monterey, Firefox fonts are broken

I've just updated my mac to Monterey and after that I found out that font is just different that it used to be before the update - the tab title is quite small and fonts on websites are both different ...
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Get firefox on iOS, in desktop mode, to open links as if on a desktop? (and not open in another iOS app)

I'm using firefox on iOS in 'request Desktop Site' mode. I'd like to open a link, just like I'm on a desktop. Here's, it's a google sheet, and it keeps trying to launch the google sheets app. That, ...
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Is it possible to set localStorage in Firefox/Chrome/Safari from the command line?

Trying to automate some tasks I do multiple times every day, such as opening my browser and setting localStorage to the values I need. So far I'm able to open the browser on a site from the command ...
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