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I want a brand new profile for Nightly, in order to sync with pre-existing data already in use in FDE

I already have a profile with all the extensions, passwords, bookmarks, etc., that I want, with FDE. I want to start using Nightly, but dislike the continual moving of pa… (read more)

I already have a profile with all the extensions, passwords, bookmarks, etc., that I want, with FDE. I want to start using Nightly, but dislike the continual moving of passwords & bookmarks, so I just want to use Firefox Sync for this.

(1) Is Sync a good option for me here? I would use FDE & Nightly on the same laptop.

(2) If my plan is ok, what is the best way to start with a new Nightly profile (which I would then Sync)? I tried deleting my old Nightly profile, uninstalling Nightly, and then downloading & uninstalling Nightly again, but every time I do this (including a reboot after uninstalling), I get a profile cannot be loaded error message every time I try to start Nightly. I don't want to use an old profile with Nightly, because I do not want to sync old data at all.

Suggestions?

Asked by prr 1 year ago

Last reply by prr 1 year ago

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firefox 110.0 does not run after update

The new Mozilla Firefox (version 110.0) does not run after update on my system. After run it shows the window, but this window doesn't respond. The clean installation (of… (read more)

The new Mozilla Firefox (version 110.0) does not run after update on my system. After run it shows the window, but this window doesn't respond. The clean installation (of course with profile folder erase) doesn't fix the problem. I have tried both x64 and x86 versions.

The previous version installation (109.0.1) works fine.

There are some screenshots included. I use Windows 7 on Ryzen 7 2700X processor. Could you please advice, what can be done here?

Asked by VZtXRbQfVD 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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32 Bit installer is failing to install on VM running RHEL 8.6

I am trying to install 32 version of Firefox on a VM running RHEL8.6. I sourced the installer from https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/115.1.… (read more)

I am trying to install 32 version of Firefox on a VM running RHEL8.6.

I sourced the installer from https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/115.1.0esr/linux-i686/en-US/firefox-115.1.0esr.tar.bz2 here and i followed the installation instructions mentioned here .

After the installation is done, whenever I try to run Firefox, I get the following error

-bash: /usr/local/bin/firefox: No such file or directory

I checked the environment variable and it was et correctly.

Please let me know where I am going wrong.

Thank you.

Asked by sanman.sabane 10 months ago

Last reply by Janderson James 10 months ago

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How to restore from old firefox folders

My PC-Windows 10 crash, I have to reinstall Windows 10 on another partition of HDD. The old windows 10 partition still there with firefox files on that, how can I restore… (read more)

My PC-Windows 10 crash, I have to reinstall Windows 10 on another partition of HDD. The old windows 10 partition still there with firefox files on that, how can I restore as much as possible from that ?

Asked by dadung118 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago

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how to download and install an older version of Firefox

I currently am running FF vers. 109.0.1 64 bit on Win 10 pro. I don't like what I've been reading about the latest update, my machines are old and I'm not ready to upgra… (read more)

I currently am running FF vers. 109.0.1 64 bit on Win 10 pro. I don't like what I've been reading about the latest update, my machines are old and I'm not ready to upgrade so I don't want an even more overloaded/uses up more CPU, etc., version of Firefox. I don't have complex needs in a browser, so some of the "upgrades" haven't been useful for me or have made using FF more difficult.

  I found a list of what I guess are older versions but no information was provided on how to choose a version of say v. 110, to make sure it's the right one for my laptop and/desktop (or the one that will work w/the fewest problems) that it's in English, etc.   
  My impression is that FF is mostly worked on by people who have a variety of needs & interests so increasing sophistication is what they want and that's fine, I'd like to keep using FF w/my current machines, w/as simple a version ,ie., useful for an unsophisticated user.    Is that possible?    If so, I'd like to upgrade to 110 64 bit or perhaps 111 64 bit unless either or both had huge security holes, etc and many users found they weren't very functional.   I do have security software.

Asked by azure7 10 months ago

Last reply by azure7 8 months ago

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Homepage Icons in Firefox

I recently Upgraded to a new Mac. I updated the software to Ventura 13.0.1. Followed the Migration package as suggested by Apple. Process appeared to work well with a fe… (read more)

I recently Upgraded to a new Mac. I updated the software to Ventura 13.0.1. Followed the Migration package as suggested by Apple. Process appeared to work well with a few exceptions. One being the subject of this question. I use the buttons on the home screen a lot. A while back I made each button use the website logo. Now I have lost those icons which were replaced by the first initial of the site. can someone help on this?

Asked by walchuk1 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Reinstalling Firefox

I am currently having problems with my Firefox browser. For example often if I type something into the google search box at the right of the address bar and hit return no… (read more)

I am currently having problems with my Firefox browser. For example often if I type something into the google search box at the right of the address bar and hit return nothing happens until I go down and select Bing instead of the google setting. Also in hotmail (I am on a desktop) if I go to reply, the original is now ether twice. This does not happen if I use Google browser. But I prefer Firefox as I have used it for years.

My concern is if I delete Firefox and reinstall it, I may lose some of the settings or bookmarks that I have set over the years.

Any suggestions? Please simple as i am old and not computer savvy.

Your help would be so appreciated. I am currently on Firefox 107.0 (64 bit)

Thanks, Anthony

Asked by avwood 1 year ago

Last reply by avwood 1 year ago

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Importing data from another browser

I'd like to import my Seamonkey profile data to Firefox, but Firefox doesn't recognize Seamonkey or its data. How can I do this? I'd like to keep my Firefox data synced t… (read more)

I'd like to import my Seamonkey profile data to Firefox, but Firefox doesn't recognize Seamonkey or its data. How can I do this? I'd like to keep my Firefox data synced to Seamonkey, and maybe synced the other way too. And I'd like Thunderbird to be able to sync to the Seamonkey email data too, for what it's worth. I thought the importing of data when Firefox starts would take care of importing SM data but it doesn't. Are there any commandline options for running Firefox that would get the importing done? I sure don't want to mess around with a huge html bookmarks file and there's other data in Seamonkey besides bookmarks that should be imported too. Help!

Asked by democritus7 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

PLEASE FIX SAVE AS

This is not the first time this has happened, another idiot browser update: For whatever reason the checked box for "Always ask you where to save files" is out and inste… (read more)

This is not the first time this has happened, another idiot browser update: For whatever reason the checked box for "Always ask you where to save files" is out and instead defaults to "save file to" which over rules the checked box for "Always ask you where to save files" and then also auto opens attachments in pdf... PLEASE STOP IT MAKING GOD DAMN DECISIONS AND FIX IT

Asked by peter w 3 months ago

downloading/installing Firefox

I have been using Firefox for quite some time. Suddenly it stopped working on my computer, I tried uninstalling and reinstalling, but I keep getting a message that there … (read more)

I have been using Firefox for quite some time. Suddenly it stopped working on my computer, I tried uninstalling and reinstalling, but I keep getting a message that there is a problem with the download and installation. Can anyone help? Let me know if you need any further information. Thank you in advance.

Asked by drzee1946 4 months ago

Last reply by dr-z 4 months ago

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download proctoru

hi,i try to have a TOEFL IBT home edition.and it requests me to download proctoru in my MAC. but i can't download extension through firefox. it says it will take a high r… (read more)

hi,i try to have a TOEFL IBT home edition.and it requests me to download proctoru in my MAC. but i can't download extension through firefox. it says it will take a high risk for my computer. how can i figure it out? thank you!

Asked by judyjing.2009 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Can't bring up firefox

This morning when I exited firefox and then tried to bring it up again (windows10) I got an error message Error Platform version 118.0.1 is not compatible with … (read more)

This morning when I exited firefox and then tried to bring it up again (windows10) I got an error message

Error Platform version 118.0.1 is not compatible with

       MinVersion >= 118.0
       MaxVersion >= 118.0

I have a lot of of Important Book Marks and don't have the bookmarks backed up any where.

I don't remember updating Firefox this morning but could have.

How do I fix and at the same time retain my bookmarks an other information from 118.0 I have a different version an older version Firefox installed on my computer (115.0.2) which I only use for google voice - I am using this installation to ask this question.

Thanks,

Asked by Gordon Denler 8 months ago

Answered by Gordon Denler 8 months ago

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Disable pop up blocker

I cannot access certain email documents because my pop up is blocked. I have tried a number of searches as to where to disable the pop up for firefox but keep hitting de… (read more)

I cannot access certain email documents because my pop up is blocked. I have tried a number of searches as to where to disable the pop up for firefox but keep hitting dead ends.

Asked by obx105 8 months ago

Last reply by Terry 8 months ago

Problems with Firefox installation

I had posted my question yesterday and received a response from jscher2000. I sent a reply to the response by email a short while ago, but I wasn't sure it went through. … (read more)

I had posted my question yesterday and received a response from jscher2000. I sent a reply to the response by email a short while ago, but I wasn't sure it went through. Therefore, at the possible expense of having you receive the reply twice, I have recopied it here:

Thank you for trying to help me download Firefox onto my computer. As per your advice, I first tried shutting down and restarting my computer. That did not work. Then I went onto the link you sent me: https://www. mozilla,org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release . The installation began, but only got up to around 80 - 90%. It stopped at the point where it said Execute: "C:|Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\default-browser-agent.exe" register-task 308046B... (It looks like there might be some more letters and/or numbers after the "B", but I can't see what they are.) I waited a few more hours to see if the installation would continue, but it did not. I then went back to try downloading Firefox in the regular way. First I got a message, "Now installing. Firefox will be ready in just a few moments." Again, installation proceeded to around 80 - 90 %, and then I got a message, "Hmmm. For some reason, we could not install Firefox. Choose OK to start over." Starting over didn't help. I got the same message. Any further help or advice that you can give me would be greatly appreciated. drzee1946 email: [removed from public support forum]

Asked by drzee1946 4 months ago

Last reply by James 4 months ago

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Actual update or a malware ?

Hello, I've only recently started using Firefox and the browser used to update automatically, however, today, I got a pop-up message asking me to update it. It was from… (read more)

Hello, I've only recently started using Firefox and the browser used to update automatically, however, today, I got a pop-up message asking me to update it. It was from "Mozilla Corporation", plus at that time the browser was working extremely slow, which that got me thinking that maybe it wasn't working efficiently due to not being updated. So, I ran the program and installed the update, and later, on visiting this page, I got to know that most of such pop-ups are malwares. I got extremely scared and decided to search the update history of the browser.

It said the following:

"Firefox 100.0 Installed on: (today's date) Status: The update could not be installed (patch apply failed)."

This confused me further as I don't know if what I installed was a malware program or a genuine update.

Could you please help me out ?

Asked by aastha.88.singh 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago