Firefox 96.0.3 Disable recent bookmarks. Display bookmark folders

How do I disable "recent bookmarks" when I go to the bookmarks. Also How do I get bookmarks to appear as they did prior to the update. It used to be 1 button on the right… (read more)

How do I disable "recent bookmarks" when I go to the bookmarks.

Also How do I get bookmarks to appear as they did prior to the update. It used to be 1 button on the right side of the address bar would open a menu that had all of my bookmarks and book folders. Now theres an option button, where when I select "bookmarks" and then "bookmark current tabs", "search bookmarks", and "hide bookmarks toolbar" as well the dreaded "recent bookmarks" that show a random selection of among all of my bookmarks from random folders.

If I want a remembrance of how my bookmarks used to be, I have to make sure the menu bar is visible and select bookmarks from there.

Asked by sire_doomedaim 42 minutes ago

Last reply by sire_doomedaim 39 minutes ago

icons have disappeared

i had a row of website icons in mid screen which showed up as i chose a new tab. It enabled me to get fast access to those particular sites .....this has now disappear… (read more)

i had a row of website icons in mid screen which showed up as i chose a new tab. It enabled me to get fast access to those particular sites .....this has now disappeared. How t o get it back ? i use win 10. thanks ed.

Asked by calgar 1 hour ago

My omnibox is just permanently broken for it seems one website.

This was the original thread <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1363425#answer-1471931> In short, to summarize the original issue, one day after clearing … (read more)

This was the original thread <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1363425#answer-1471931>

In short, to summarize the original issue, one day after clearing my 'recent history' 100% once, gmail.com never ever became autofilled again. I can't get it to show up, no matter what.

I even refreshed firefox, still didn't help, sadly. The only thing left is to uninstall FF but that's a headache I don't want to do. and there's no guarantee that it would work.

Tried disabling all my extensions except for the most obviously fine ones like momentum. Didn't seem to help. <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1176553> This guy had the EXACT same problem I had. So I followed through these suggestions. Didn't help.

1. Does anyone know what the right keywords for this would be if I want to google others who have similar issues? Looks like I can only just hope other people have the solution. But I've googled things like firefox not suggesting history in omnibox search. Hasn't come up with anything that worked yet.

Asked by marshall929 1 week ago

Last reply by marshall929 3 hours ago

Lost All Quick Access Bookmarks and later all Bookmarks except 5!!!!

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most re… (read more)

After creating a new Windows User account and switching back to original account, I lost ALL of my Quick Access Bookmarks! Then I did a Bookmark Restore using the most recent saved Bookmark file and I lost around 64,050 bookmarks!!! Now, the latest saved Bookmark file lists 5 items. This is a ridiculous and a very serious issue!!!

What is going on? I spend a lot of time getting important Bookmarks for research, and etc. How can I get all of my Bookmarks back? Apparently, I cannot get them all back. See attached file.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 2 months ago

Last reply by Wayne Carpenter 4 hours ago

Zoom Meeting webpage opens but not launches the meeting.

Hello, Recently, I changed from Chrome to FireFox. I have a website where I have to join to meetings with my client. When I click on the scheduled meeting, it opens zoom … (read more)

Hello, Recently, I changed from Chrome to FireFox. I have a website where I have to join to meetings with my client. When I click on the scheduled meeting, it opens zoom launch meeting page and launches meetings usually (with chrome) I mean the zoom launch meeting (as attached in image). In FireFox, I don't find the meeting getting launched. The launch meeting page comes up, asks me if it can use zoom app. I give Yes and then the thing happens is it opens the Zoom app. It does not launch the meeting. Any suggestion you think that will help, please post it as a reply.

Thank you in advance!!

Asked by Helping Firefox 4 hours ago

Last reply by Helping Firefox 4 hours ago

Sometimes Control+Left Click doesn't open a new tab in the background, rather then foreground.

Is there any way of making sure it works consistently? I need to right click then click "Open Link in New Tab" to have it work reliably. Maybe something in about:config… (read more)

Is there any way of making sure it works consistently? I need to right click then click "Open Link in New Tab" to have it work reliably. Maybe something in about:config? Using latest Win7 64 bit Firefox. I've noticed this for probably 2 years now at least. Not sure if it ever worked 100%.

Asked by moz2u 5 hours ago

Some pictures cannot be shown in Firefox

Hi sir / madam, we are encountering an issue that some pictures cannot be shown in the Firefox properly. We tried every methods suggested in your forum but none of them c… (read more)

Hi sir / madam,

we are encountering an issue that some pictures cannot be shown in the Firefox properly. We tried every methods suggested in your forum but none of them could resolve the issue. The version of the Firefox 95.0 that it is the latest and thus we attached the picture here for tour further investigation.

Would you please help to check and advise for that? Thank you.

Best regards,

Kris

Asked by kris2022 1 day ago

Last reply by kris2022 5 hours ago

Firefox won't download on MacOS Big Sur 11.6.3

I recently update my MacBook to MacOS Big Sur 11.6.3 and realized several of my apps were deleted, including Firefox. I tried to redownload Firefox via Safari but the dow… (read more)

I recently update my MacBook to MacOS Big Sur 11.6.3 and realized several of my apps were deleted, including Firefox. I tried to redownload Firefox via Safari but the download fails. I've tried restarting my computer and redownloading but I get the same issue.

Asked by kyleburton1987 7 hours ago

Does beta still install over release?

I have been using FF primarily for email accounts recently, but want to go back to using it for general browsing as well. This would mean the ESR version for general surf… (read more)

I have been using FF primarily for email accounts recently, but want to go back to using it for general browsing as well. This would mean the ESR version for general surfing, and another version for my email accounts---both versions running 24/7 on my laptop, except for updates.

Does beta still install over the release version? I tried googling this but the results never answered my question---evidently "over" is a very common word in English. :)

Also, does the Beta channel update only some days after FDE? Or does the Beta update channel get the new beta at the same time as the Aurora channel?

Asked by paulri 13 hours ago

Last reply by paulri 8 hours ago

Facebook

Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 10; Mi 9T Pro Build/QKQ1.190825.002; wv) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Chrome/88.0.4324.181 Mobile Safari/537.36[FBAN/EMA… (read more)

Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 10; Mi 9T Pro Build/QKQ1.190825.002; wv) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Chrome/88.0.4324.181 Mobile Safari/537.36[FBAN/EMA;FBLC/it_IT;FBAV/239.0.0.10.109;]

Asked by LuCiFeR 8 hours ago

YouTube live chat box does not 'save' my DARK mode in 'Appearance' .

My 'appearance' DARK mode (in the live chat box) is selected but upon each opening, reverts to LIGHT mode. I have to select LIGHT mode then toggle back to DARK mode to… (read more)

My 'appearance' DARK mode (in the live chat box) is selected but upon each opening, reverts to LIGHT mode. I have to select LIGHT mode then toggle back to DARK mode to activate but it no longer DEFAULTS. This just started in January 2022.

Asked by d2petnm 11 hours ago

unable to use any kind of VR content on occulus rift S with firefox

hello, lately i have problems with any kind of VR content with firefox. A-Painter doesnt work and i cant play any VR video looking a bit around on the … (read more)

hello, lately i have problems with any kind of VR content with firefox. A-Painter doesnt work and i cant play any VR video

looking a bit around on the internet and trying to change VR related settings in about:config gives me 3 unsatisfying results (trying to play a VR video) : - either nothing happens, the video starts playing normaly in 2d mode and when i press the VR icon the videos pauses but doesnt switch to Vr mode - it starts steamVR for no reasons (which doing the same action didnt start steamvr before, instead the video would just play in VR) but then nothing more happens, juts steamvr is open but the video dont play - i get an error message saying i need a webVr compatible browser

i have tried tweaking nearly every VR releated setting in about:config to a point where i dont remember what all the original configs where but i cant simply reset my prefs.js file as this would mess up every other tweaks i have made in my config. trying to play the same video works just fine in MS edge

no hardware changes have been made to my pc and i didnt install any new addon to firefox. i hadnt used my VR headset for some weeks so i dont know exactly since which firefox update the issue started. Occulus software is up to date as my other drivers (i didnt update any driver lately neither) are actually up to date or the same as they where when everything worked. i have also tried with a fresh FF nightly install without succes (in nightly i didnt change anything in about:config)

Asked by kryx99 12 hours ago

Cursor Dissapears

My cursor dissapears when I use some type of maps - FlightRadar, Booking. I've tried to run in troubleshoot mode already, disabled all add-ons, unchecked hardware acceler… (read more)

My cursor dissapears when I use some type of maps - FlightRadar, Booking. I've tried to run in troubleshoot mode already, disabled all add-ons, unchecked hardware acceleration, changed theme, disabled webrender, nothing works. I've also checked for latest graphic cards updates, everything is up to date. More suggestions someone? Thanks

Asked by tiagoraposo764 13 hours ago

Last reply by tiagoraposo764 12 hours ago

How to stop Firefox nag screens

I have been a happy Firefox and Thunderbird used for many years, but the constant unnecessary tweaking and fiddling with the GUI has begun to spoil my user experience. Ea… (read more)

I have been a happy Firefox and Thunderbird used for many years, but the constant unnecessary tweaking and fiddling with the GUI has begun to spoil my user experience. Each update seemed to change something that was working fine and didn't need changing... the last straw was making the on-screen font so small that it was nearly impossible to read.

It took me quite a while to find a way to change the font size and appearance back to something usable. That was when I decided to disable automatic updates. Now, every time I open FF or TB I get a nag screen and this is beyond annoying. There does not appear to be any way to stop this happening outside of doing complicated stuff in the registry that I am not prepared to do.

So basically, I am looking for a recommendation on the best alternative browser and mail app that I can use when I delete FF and TB. Chrome seems to work OK for a browser and although I don't like the GUI, Gmail is probably the logical choice as I use Gmail addresses. I don't need apps that work on phones as I work on a PC, so a simple clear GUI is more important to me than all kinds of clever features that I will never use :)

Cheers... John D

Asked by jon dee 1 day ago

Last reply by jon dee 13 hours ago

How can I stop some web pages from slowing down my Windows 10 computer?

Every so often I get a pop up message that says a web page is slowing down my computer. I don't understand how this happens nor how to stop it. Can some one please tell m… (read more)

Every so often I get a pop up message that says a web page is slowing down my computer. I don't understand how this happens nor how to stop it. Can some one please tell me? Keep in mind, I am truly technologically-challenged. Please reply as if you're talking to a smart 2 - 3 years old...seriously. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Asked by strshne420 14 hours ago

The ability to download files suddenly stops working

In my settings I have enabled that FF asks me where to save files whenever I click on a download or choose 'save as'. This works... until it doesn't. For no reason and at… (read more)

In my settings I have enabled that FF asks me where to save files whenever I click on a download or choose 'save as'. This works... until it doesn't. For no reason and at random times Firefox stops asking me where I want to save downloads. It also doesn't download them automatically. It basically ignores any commands to 'save as' or download files like PDFs. The only thing that fixes the problem is restarting FF.

I'm on the latest macOS with the latest FF version, but this has also occurred on previous versions of FF.

Any suggestions?

Asked by info6880 1 day ago

Last reply by info6880 14 hours ago

Firefox hangs, trustd CPU usage soars (Mac)

Beginning yesterday after installing a set of fresh MacOS updates, Firefox is repeatedly hanging on my iMac. My computer CPU spins up and Activity Monitor tells me that t… (read more)

Beginning yesterday after installing a set of fresh MacOS updates, Firefox is repeatedly hanging on my iMac. My computer CPU spins up and Activity Monitor tells me that the process trustd is having a field day, up to 99% CPU usage. Then Firefox stops everything and in the middle of something basic like opening a search engine page or scrolling on an already-open page, I get a spinning rainbow ball of death and have to Force Quit from the taskbar several times before it closes.

Here is what I have tried to resolve:

  • Deleting and reinstalling
  • Troubleshooting mode
  • Downgrading to version 93.0
  • Stopping and restarting the trustd process from both Activity Monitor and from Terminal
  • Full deletion of all Firefox files from command line and installing 96.0.2.

The same problem keeps recurring. For reference, it's on a 2020 iMac running macOS Catalina (10.15.7), i9/16GB. My other machines are not affected. I have not yet upgraded to Big Sur or Monterrey on advice of workplace sysadmin.

Is anyone else seeing this issue with trustd? I am not seeing this problem with other software, just Firefox, but I can't figure out when Firefox calls trustd and what it asks it to do when it does.

Advice warmly welcome.

Asked by cyberlyra 19 hours ago