How to translate pages automatically?
I would like to see all posts on lemmy translated automatically. But right now I use the `Simple Translate` plugin and I have to select the text to see the translation. How can I simply select a language and see everything in that language?

Changing the "New Tab" page
I have my homepage set as the **Whoogle Search**. I want to do the same for every new tabs but the only options are **default** and **blank page**. Is there any solution for this?

Here's how to watch YouTube videos in SMPlayer or VLC with a single click
I know some of us linux users use SMPlayer not just for movies but also for watching YouTube videos on it. If you watch just one or two videos a day, that's fine, but if you watch everything through it, it can be tedious to copy every single link, then open SMPlayer and open the "add link" function. About a year ago or so I discovered this cool extension which is intended primarily for browsers only but in reality it can be used for any program, probably even for PC games, altough I haven't tried that yet. :) The extension's name is "Open With" and it does exactly what the name suggests - opens a page with another application that can accept URL addresses. It sends the address to another application which is what makes it perfect to watch videos with your favorite video player. All you need to do is install the extension, open its settings and follow the instruction there to make it work. It's best if you put the python file inside ~/.mozilla, so that you don't have to worry about the file ever being moved somewhere else. The extension is supposed to work on both Linux and Windows but I've never been able to make it work on Windows. After that it's pretty simple - click "Add browser", navigate to smplayer.desktop or vlc.desktop in /usr/share/applications (local applications also works, if you have placed a .desktop file there), navigate to the icon for your video player and that's it! Now you can open YouTube in Firefox, right click on any video and select "Open With" --------> your video player. ![](

Firefox 103.0, See All New Features, Updates and Fixes
**Version 103.0, first offered to Release channel users on July 26, 2022** **New** - Improved responsiveness on macOS during periods of high CPU load by switching to a modern lock API. - Do you always forget something? Required fields are now highlighted in PDF forms. - Improved performance on high-refresh rate monitors (120Hz+). - Enjoying [Picture-in-Picture]( subtitles feature? It just got better: you can now change subtitles font size directly from the PiP window. Additionally, PiP subtitles are now available at Funimation, Dailymotion, Tubi, Hotstar, and SonyLIV. - Buttons in the Tabs toolbar can now be reached with Tab, Shift+Tab, and Arrow keys. View [this article](*16it7nj*_ga*MTEzNjg4MjY5NC4xNjQ1MjAxMDU3*_ga_MQ7767QQQW*MTY1Njk2MzExMS43LjEuMTY1Njk2MzIzMy4w) for additional details. - Windows' "Make text bigger" accessibility setting now affects all the UI and content pages, rather than only applying to system font sizes. - Rejoice! You can now conveniently access Firefox, which will now be pinned to the Windows taskbar during installation on Windows 10 and 11. (This will also allow for Firefox to be launched quicker after installing.) **Fixed** - Non-breaking spaces are now preserved—preventing automatic line breaks—when copying text from a form control. - Fixed WebGL performance issues on NVIDIA binary drivers via DMA-Buf on Linux. - Fixed an issue in which Firefox startup could be significantly slowed down by the processing of Web content local storage. This had the greatest impact on users with platter hard drives and significant local storage. - Various [security]( fixes. **Changed** - Removed a configuration option to allow SHA-1 signatures in certificates: SHA-1 signatures in certificates—long since determined to no longer be secure enough—are now not supported. **Developer** [Developer Information]( **Web Platform** Your information now has increased protection from online tracking via Total Cookie Protection enabled by default. All third-party cookies are now isolated into partitioned storage.

Random search engine
Hello all, I have an unconventional idea. Is it possible for the default search engine in Firefox to be randomized at each search? I was a happy DuckDuckGo user for many years, but the quality of results degraded significantly in 2022. Not sure what is goşng on, but I'm in the market for a new default search engine. I'm trying out Brave, Ecosia, SearX and a bunch of others. It would be really cool if my default search engine was randomly selected from this pool every time, so that I get to experience different ones before eventually settling for one of them. Do you think this could be done? (for example as an extention)

New Firefox privacy feature strips URLs of tracking parameters
Mozilla Firefox 102 was released today with a new **privacy feature that strips parameters from URLs that are used to track you around the web.** Numerous companies, including Facebook, Marketo, Olytics, and HubSpot, utilize custom URL query parameters to track clicks on links. With the release of Firefox 102, Mozilla has added the new **'Query Parameter Stripping'** feature that automatically strips various query parameters used for tracking from URLs when you open them, whether that be by clicking on a link or simply pasting the URL into the address bar.

Firefox 102.0, See All New Features, Updates and Fixes
**New** * Tired of too many windows crowding your screen? You can now disable automatic opening of the download panel every time a new download starts. [Read more]( * Firefox now mitigates query parameter tracking when navigating sites in ETP strict mode. * Subtitles and captions for Picture-in-Picture (PiP) are now available at HBO Max, Funimation, Dailymotion, Tubi, Disney+ Hotstar, and SonyLIV. This allows you to view video in a small window pinned to a corner of the screen while navigating between apps or browsing content on the main screen. **Fixed** * When using a screen reader on Windows, pressing enter to activate an element no longer fails or clicks the wrong element and/or another application window. For those blind or with very limited vision, this technology reads out loud what is on the screen, and users can adapt them to their needs (now, on our platform, without errors). * Various [security]( fixes. **Changed** * Improved security by moving audio decoding into a [separate process with stricter sandboxing](, thus improving process isolation. **Enterprise** * Various bug fixes and new policies have been implemented in the latest version of Firefox. You can find more information in the [Firefox for Enterprise 102 Release Notes]( * Firefox 102 is the new Extended Support Release (ESR). Firefox 91 ESR goes out of support on September 20, 2022. (See the [102 ESR release notes]( for more information) **Developer** [Developer Information]( You can now filter style sheets in the Style Editor tab of our developer tools **Web Platform** * TransformStream and ReadableStream.pipeThrough have landed, allowing you to pipe from a ReadableStream to a WritableStream, executing a transformation on each chunk. * ReadableStream, TransformStream, and WritableStream are all transferable now. * Firefox now supports Content-Security-Policy (CSP) integration with WebAssembly. A document with a CSP that restricts scripts will no longer execute WebAssembly unless the policy uses 'unsafe-eval' or the new 'wasm-unsafe-eval' keyword.

Firefox Rolls Out Total Cookie Protection By Default To All Users | The Mozilla Blog
> Today’s release of Total Cookie Protection is the result of experimentation and feature testing, first in ETP Strict Mode and Private Browsing windows, then in Firefox Focus earlier this year. We’re now making it a default feature for all Firefox desktop users worldwide.

Overrides [To RFP or Not] · arkenfox/user.js
interesting read from arkenfox's wiki.

**Version 100.0, first offered to Release channel users on May 3, 2022** Thank you to everyone who got us here: To every employee past and present who played a role in delivering Firefox—thank you for your grit and hard work. To every contributor who championed open source, thank you for turning a browser into a movement! Finally, thanks to every user of Firefox—thank you most of all. We didn’t get here—17 years and 100 versions later—without your support. Your choice to use Firefox contributes directly to a better web, keeping it open and accessible to all. It is with a profound sense of gratitude and appreciation that we will continue fighting for this global public resource, putting people over profits. **New** * We now support captions/subtitles display on YouTube, Prime Video, and Netflix videos you watch in Picture-in-Picture. Just turn on the subtitles on the in-page video player, and they will appear in PiP. * [Picture-in-Picture]( now also supports video captions on websites that use WebVTT (Web Video Text Track) format, like, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and many more. * On the first run after install, Firefox detects when its language does not match the operating system language and offers the user a choice between the two languages. * [Firefox spell checking]( now checks spelling in multiple languages. To enable additional languages, select them in the text field’s context menu. * HDR video is now supported in Firefox on Mac—starting with YouTube! Firefox users on macOS 11+ (with HDR-compatible screens) can enjoy higher-fidelity video content. No need to manually flip any preferences to turn HDR video support on—just make sure battery preferences are NOT set to “optimize video streaming while on battery”. * Hardware accelerated AV1 video decoding is enabled on Windows with supported GPUs (Intel Gen 11+, AMD RDNA 2 Excluding Navi 24, GeForce 30). Installing the [AV1 Video Extension]( from the Microsoft Store may also be required. * Video overlay is enabled on Windows for Intel GPUs, reducing power usage during video playback. * Improved fairness between painting and handling other events. This noticeably improves the [performance of the volume slider on Twitch]( * Scrollbars on Linux and Windows 11 won't take space by default. On Linux, users can change this in Settings. On Windows, Firefox follows the system setting (System Settings > Accessibility > Visual Effects > Always show scrollbars). * Firefox now supports [credit card autofill]( and capture in the United Kingdom. * Firefox now ignores less restricted referrer policies—including unsafe-url, no-referrer-when-downgrade, and origin-when-cross-origin—for cross-site subresource/iframe requests to prevent privacy leaks from the referrer. **Fixed** * Users can now choose preferred color schemes for websites. Theme authors can now make better decisions about which color scheme Firefox uses for menus. Web content appearance can now be changed in Settings. * Beginning in this release, the Firefox installer for Windows is signed with a SHA-256 digest, rather than SHA-1. Update KB4474419 is required for successful installation on a computer running Microsoft Windows 7. For more details about this update, visit the [Microsoft Technical Support website]( * In macOS 11+ we now only rasterize the fonts once per window. This means that opening a new tab is fast, and switching tabs in the same window is also fast. (There's still work to do to share fonts across windows, or to reduce the time it takes to initialize these fonts.) * The performance of deeply-nested display: grid elements is greatly improved. * Support for profiling multiple java threads has been added. * Soft-reloading a web page will no longer cause revalidation for all resources. * Non-vsync tasks are given more time to run, which improves behavior on Google docs and Twitch. * Geckoview APIs have been added to control the start/stop time of capturing a profile. * Various [security]( fixes. **Changed** * Firefox has a new focus indicator for links which replaces the old dotted outline with a solid blue outline. This change unifies the focus indicators across form fields and links, which makes it easier to identify the focused link, especially for users with low vision. * New users can now set Firefox as the default PDF handler when setting Firefox as their default browser. * Some websites might not work correctly in Firefox version 100 due to Firefox's new three-digit number. You can read about it in our blog post [here](! See the Mozilla Support [article]( Difficulties opening or using a website in Firefox 100 for possible workarounds you can use. There, you will also find instructions for reporting a broken website so that Mozilla can help fix the problem. Mozilla Support articles for Desktop and Android: []( []( **Enterprise** Various bug fixes and new policies have been implemented in the latest version of Firefox. You can find more information in the [Firefox for Enterprise 100 Release Notes]( **Developer** [Developer Information]( **Web Platform** * Support for the WritableStream API has landed. WritableStreams provide an interface for writing streaming data to a sink object. * Additionally, ReadableStream gained support for the “pipeTo” method, which allows you to connect a ReadableStream to a WritableStream. For example, this would allow you to process data retrieved using “fetch” with the WritableStream Sink object. * Support for WASM Exceptions is now available. This allows C++ exception handling and unwinding/destructing semantics to be expressed in WASM without an additional JavaScript helper code—and at zero cost to code that does not rely on exception semantics.

HTTPS-Only Mode in Firefox for Android | Firefox for Android Help
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