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[LINUX][NON-WINDOWS][ONLY REPRODUCABLE ON LINUX] Sessionstore variables for OS restart don't do anything

browser.sessionstore.resuming_after_OS_restart = false. My browser still restores on os restart. Startup -> Restore previous windows and tabs is unchecked browser.sess… (read more)

browser.sessionstore.resuming_after_OS_restart = false. My browser still restores on os restart. Startup -> Restore previous windows and tabs is unchecked browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes = 0 browser.sessionstore.restore_on_demand = false browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash = false

I do not and will not manually close my browser session every time I want to shut down my computer in order to get it to do what it's supposed to. Linux sends SIGTERM to all running processes on shutdown. Firefox isn't handling this correctly, obviously, because if it was, then my settings would be getting respected. SIGTERM is the standard signal sent to windows that need to close gracefully and are expected to still be functional.

NOTE: Do not provide windows-specific support to this thread. I am not running firefox on windows, and I do not possess a windows computer or license.

Asked by ctrentsj 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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Search engines

I just upgraded to Monterey on my Mac running FF 101.0.1 (64-bit). I cannot add new search engines to my list of search engines. I'm trying to add DuckDuckGo without succ… (read more)

I just upgraded to Monterey on my Mac running FF 101.0.1 (64-bit). I cannot add new search engines to my list of search engines. I'm trying to add DuckDuckGo without success. I have Google, Bing and Startpage. I click on Find More Search Engines, select and add DuckDuckGo but while it appears as an extension it does not appear in the list of search engines.

Asked by WDMc 3 months ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 3 months ago

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Change prefered google login

I have multiple google accounts, one is for work which requires VPN login and an extra password. When I type calendar or Gmail into the address bar, it takes me directly … (read more)

I have multiple google accounts, one is for work which requires VPN login and an extra password. When I type calendar or Gmail into the address bar, it takes me directly to this account. Switching to my personal account requires me to log in to a VPN, do DFA, then switch accounts. How can I ask Firefox to log in to my personal account first instead?

Thanks!

Asked by marcell.zimanyi 2 months ago

Answered by JBou 2 months ago

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Mendeley Web Extension blocked on PDFs

Hi, I use Mendeley Web Extension to pull articles and other things from Firefox directly into my Mendeley library. I will usually rapidly read through the PDF file online… (read more)

Hi,

I use Mendeley Web Extension to pull articles and other things from Firefox directly into my Mendeley library. I will usually rapidly read through the PDF file online before deciding to add it or not. For some unknown reason, Firefox blocks the use of Mendeley on PDF file, for security reasons, and I can no longer add them to my library. Most references are only available as PDF files making the add-on completely useless. Is there a security feature that I can disable to be able to use the extension again?

Kind regards,

Mathias

Asked by mathias.rsl 3 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 months ago

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How to disable the Shift F to open developer tools?

Currently using 101.0 (64 bit) on Windows 10. It's quite annoying to try to type a capital F using Shift F but end up with developer mode. I tried in privacy mode and thi… (read more)

Currently using 101.0 (64 bit) on Windows 10.

It's quite annoying to try to type a capital F using Shift F but end up with developer mode.

I tried in privacy mode and this still occcurs, so I think it's not something my add-ons do.

Is there any way to disable this feature?

Asked by Plow1073 3 months ago

Answered by Plow1073 3 months ago

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"What precisely does “sync” mean with respect to transferring Firefox information between devices?

I’ve not had much success with my online searches to learn the details about what takes place when Firefox syncs browser information across devices. To keep things simpl… (read more)

I’ve not had much success with my online searches to learn the details about what takes place when Firefox syncs browser information across devices. To keep things simple, assume I interested only in syncing bookmarks and staying within the Firefox environment, i.e., no syncing to another browser. Please note that I am NOT asking for help in setting up Sync on different devices or in how to turn Sync on and off. Rather I am seeking help to understand what “sync” means, that is, the details of the sort of information transfers that take place between individual devices and the Firefox Sync server.

Here’s what I currently understand. After signing in to my Firefox account on Device 1, setting up syncing on that device, specifying that I want only bookmarks to be synced, and turning syncing on, the set of bookmarks on Device 1 is sent to be stored on a Firefox server. After that, whenever one is signed in to the Firefox account on Device 1 and syncing is turned on, any changes to the bookmarks on Device 1 will "automatically" (but I don't know how quickly) end up being reflected in the set of bookmarks stored on the server. Fine so far.

In addition to Device 1 I have another device, Device 2 which has not been set up for Firefox Sync. It has its own set of bookmarks. Some of them are also on Device 1, some are not. I sign into my Firefox account on Device 2 and set up syncing on it. I follow the steps for doing this in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-set-sync-my-computer, “Connect additional devices to Sync.” I then click Sync Now. OK, now what happens?

1A. Do the bookmarks in Device 2 get added to the bookmarks stored in the Firefox Sync server? 1B. Do the bookmarks NOT in Device 2 get deleted from the bookmarks stored in the Firefox Sync server?

OR

2A. Do the bookmarks stored in the Firefox Sync server get added to the bookmarks in Device 2? 2B. Do the bookmarks NOT stored in the Firefox Sync server get deleted from the bookmarks in Device 2?

After whatever transfers of bookmark between Device 2 and the Firefox Sync server take place, and assuming that I’m still signed in to my Firefox account on Device 1 and that syncing on that device is still turned on, what sort of transfers of bookmarks takes place between the new set of bookmarks stored in the Firefox Sync server and the set of bookmarks already on Device 1?

3A. Do the bookmarks then present in the Firefox Sync server get added to the bookmarks in Device 1? 3B. Do the bookmarks no longer in the Firefox Sync server get deleted from the bookmarks in Device 1?

Finally, what happens to the set of bookmarks in Device 1 and Device 2 if I’m simultaneously signed in to my Firefox account, syncing is turned on in both Devices 1 and 2, and a bookmark is a) added to either device OR b) deleted from either device?

I’m sorry this message is so long, but I’ve wanted to be clear about the things I don’t understand in regard to Firefox Sync. I’d really appreciate what anyone can say to help me clarify these points. Thanks so much.

Asked by lbecker 3 months ago

Answered by Paul 3 months ago

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import passwords from CSV file using Firefox Version 101.0 (64 bit)

How to import passwords from a CVS file (such as create by Keeper password manager) into Firefox Version 101? I looked at older questions (example: <<https://sup… (read more)

How to import passwords from a CVS file (such as create by Keeper password manager) into Firefox Version 101?

I looked at older questions (example: <<https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1329981 >>) but the solutions do not apply to the latest Firefox version.

Thank you in advance for your help

Asked by Dave & Linda 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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Open bookmarks in same tab

Please see https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1311330 That solution does not work for me. Mac Pro with M1 chip running 12.4 Thanks! … (read more)

Please see https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1311330 That solution does not work for me. Mac Pro with M1 chip running 12.4 Thanks!

Asked by marksobell 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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cannot sign in to https://maps.harley-davidson.com with firefox

as of yesterday 6-10 i cannot sign into this site https://maps.harley-davidson.com/ I've tried disabling all the security i could think of. i can sign in if i use Microso… (read more)

as of yesterday 6-10 i cannot sign into this site https://maps.harley-davidson.com/ I've tried disabling all the security i could think of. i can sign in if i use Microsoft edge or if i put fire fox in trouble shoot mode. in troubleshoot mode i can sign in but the site will not display anything. this was working just fine until yesterday Ive made no changes to anything. please help

Asked by cunfuzed 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Firefox 101.0.1 no cursor and blinking cursor Caret is off

About two days ago the cursor started disappearing / flashing when browsing in Firefox. It does not mater where the cursor is placed on the screen either the arrow or th… (read more)

About two days ago the cursor started disappearing / flashing when browsing in Firefox. It does not mater where the cursor is placed on the screen either the arrow or the hand will flash when moving. My system is a windows pro 10 system with all updates, last updates for W10 were made a couple of weeks ago, on Firefox whenever it asks to upgrade I do it.

Specifically: 1. If the mouse is stationary there is no cursor, if I move it the cursor flashes. 2. When the system comes up and I launch Firefox all is OK for about 2 – 3 minutes then the flashing begins. 3. If I stop Firefox ie “X” it and restart it the flashing occurs within 0 – 30 seconds. 4. If I restart the PC steps 2 & 3 repeat.

I have two other PC’s Windows Home, and Windows 7, as well as a laptop with Windows Home all with Firefox 101.0.1 all up to date all do not have the above issue. This does not occur with any other programs. I have two monitors, tried Firefox on each makes no difference same problem.

I have tried searching the internet and all I find is about Caret which is off. I uninstalled Firefox and installed it. That made no difference.

Any assistance will be appreciated.

Thank You

Bob

Asked by bobsmodels1 3 months ago

Answered by Terry 3 months ago

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Blank pdfs

For some reason, whenever I load a pdf from within Firefox, I get a new tab with the regular toolbar displayed on top of pdf files, but the document itself is completely … (read more)

For some reason, whenever I load a pdf from within Firefox, I get a new tab with the regular toolbar displayed on top of pdf files, but the document itself is completely blank (see attached screenshot). This issue just started today and I assume it was a result of an update, since I don't recall making any changes to my settings (I'm using Firefox 101.0.1 on Ubuntu 20.04).

I've tried opening multiple files from a variety of sites with the same result. All of them open fine using my system's pdf viewer, as well as from within Chromium. I've tried disabling my plugins, putting Firefox into safe mode and resetting all the handlers, to no avail. Any help would be much appreciated.

Asked by jesse20 3 months ago

Answered by jesse20 3 months ago

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Browsing being interrupted by recommendation to install a third-part ad blocker. Security risk?

I've just had my browsing interrupted with this recommendation to install an extension: https://torrent-protection.com/download-now/ I was viewing this page: https://www.… (read more)

I've just had my browsing interrupted with this recommendation to install an extension: https://torrent-protection.com/download-now/

I was viewing this page: https://www.eurogamer.net/with-the-new-ps-plus-premium-and-extra-sony-opts-for-the-car-boot-sale-approach-to-catalogue-gaming

I was taken out of the page without pressing anything and taken to this recommendation. In particular, it appears like an official Firefox message and security recommendation, with Firefox suggesting I should install this extension for my security. Sadly I don't have a screenshot but it's happened twice this morning already.

Is this really Firefox endorsed? Or are they pushing their extension with fake credentials? How is the page viewing interrupted this way and diverted automatically to another webpage?

Asked by dg.coombes 3 months ago

Answered by Paul 3 months ago

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Download files

For ‘few a few weeks now the option to choose where to save files has failed, even with the latest 101.0.1 (64-bit) on windows 11 Home. Any ideas? This evening I changed … (read more)

For ‘few a few weeks now the option to choose where to save files has failed, even with the latest 101.0.1 (64-bit) on windows 11 Home. Any ideas?

This evening I changed the default location to my data area, so at least it will hopefully defaulting to ms 'downloads' folder.

OS Name Microsoft Windows 11 Home Version 10.0.22000 Build 22000

Asked by Ian Holden 3 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

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Is it possible to hide the MUTED text on muted tabs?

I use an addon to mute all tabs by default. The problem is that muted tabs have the MUTED text, which shrinks the size of the tab name/title. My old eyes can't deal with … (read more)

I use an addon to mute all tabs by default. The problem is that muted tabs have the MUTED text, which shrinks the size of the tab name/title. My old eyes can't deal with that very well.

Is there any way to prevent this text from showing up globally? Thanks.

Asked by baloney8sammich 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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I can't find a record of website forms I fill out and send.

When on Firefox, I sometimes fill out a form on a website for a variety of reasons, i.e. requesting a document. After doing so, I can find no record that it was sent. My… (read more)

When on Firefox, I sometimes fill out a form on a website for a variety of reasons, i.e. requesting a document. After doing so, I can find no record that it was sent. My primary email is [edited email from public] @gmail.com. Is that what is used to send it? If so, I cannot find any record of it when I check "sent" items on that account. Please tell me where i can find that record? Steve C

Asked by cookandkids 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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Firefox 101.0 - YouTube looks different after login to youtube account - Design problem - Windows 10

Hi dear managers, First of all please delete this duplicate question because of mistake about links : Admin please Delete this... In Windows 10 & Firefox 101.0 youtu… (read more)

Hi dear managers, First of all please delete this duplicate question because of mistake about links : Admin please Delete this... In Windows 10 & Firefox 101.0 youtube is like below before login to youtube account : Before Login After login to my account in youtube it looks like this : After Login I checked it with another account - same problem. My windows os is totally new and updated yesterday. FF is new and i cleared it's data from History menu. In previous windows 7 i had same issue. Why youtube acts like that and what is this design problem and how can i fox it? Here is another example : Before Login After Login

Asked by helius.dev 3 months ago

Answered by helius.dev 3 months ago

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Disappearing Scroll in Firefox

In Firefox, my instructor and student grade sheet no longer displays the horizontal scroll bar to bring more data extended off to the right of the page into view. I have … (read more)

In Firefox, my instructor and student grade sheet no longer displays the horizontal scroll bar to bring more data extended off to the right of the page into view. I have an image attached where the scroll bar should be present. This begin in May sometime, and I'm not sure how to fix. I have tried re-installing fresh a few times, and removed any custom settings that might have been in place. Any and all help would be VERY appreciated as one of colleagues is super frustrated and I would love to find out an answer for both him and myself.

Asked by robby7 3 months ago

Answered by Terry 3 months ago

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Syn between 2 laptops

Following direction on Help Page - Trying to sync tabs, bookmarks etc from one laptop to another. In settings, devices are said to be logged in and sync set to sync prett… (read more)

Following direction on Help Page - Trying to sync tabs, bookmarks etc from one laptop to another. In settings, devices are said to be logged in and sync set to sync pretty much everything. Clicking the menu top right - only shows my email @ the top, then New Tab etc - but nothing about "Sync Now" or "Sign In" What am I missing? TIA, Jean

Asked by jean61 3 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

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Firefox totally dead

Hi, my Firefox on Win10 doesn't work, I've been forced to go back to Chrome. After a crash in Win10, Firefox doesn't work anymore: it opens, be it launched by me or by ot… (read more)

Hi, my Firefox on Win10 doesn't work, I've been forced to go back to Chrome. After a crash in Win10, Firefox doesn't work anymore: it opens, be it launched by me or by other programs, but it just sits there, blank, doing nothing. It is impossible to interact with menus and everything. Task Manager shows two open instances of the browser, using RAM, but the browser doesn't do anything. It doesn't "crash" and it doesn't freeze, it just stays like that. If I quit it and try opening it again the PC tells me it's open already, and Task Manager shows a couple instances staying there after quitting it, as if it stayed stuck. I tried resetting it from the Apps settings of Windows, but nothing happened, I tried uninstalling it and then installing it again, but nothing happened. Restarting the PC a couple of times changed nothing. In the end, I had to go back to Chrome and even put it as default browser because all programs were calling up Firefox which stayed unresponsive. Anybody knows what I should do in a case like this?

Asked by nicola.m.ballestrin 3 months ago

Answered by ramiroreywar 3 months ago