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what changes to be made in prefs.js to open older profile in newer ff install?

in this answer [to Firefox 67 broke my profile] , Moderator cor-el has answered - - 5/22/19, 8:52 PM Try to remove compatibility.ini in this profile. You may have to edit… (læs mere)

in this answer [to Firefox 67 broke my profile] , Moderator cor-el has answered - - 5/22/19, 8:52 PM Try to remove compatibility.ini in this profile. You may have to edit prefs.js as well. -

Though he/ she has not elaborated what changes are required to be made in prefs.js to make it work smoothly without corrupting the profile.

Please tell what changes are to be made in prefs.js?

Thanks.

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Lost all my firefox book marks.

I really hope someone can help. I'm on a macbook Air and kept getting a Widevine cdm plugin crash error message coming up. Some help online said I should move my profil… (læs mere)

I really hope someone can help. I'm on a macbook Air and kept getting a Widevine cdm plugin crash error message coming up. Some help online said I should move my profile folder onto my desktop and this would solve the problem. I did this and now upon opening firefox browser all my bookmarks have gone and I seem to have a new firefox browser as is never used. I have no gone back into 'About Profiles' and have two directories 'local' and 'root' listed. I have no idea how to restore my old firefox browser and bookmarks. Help!

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Bookmarks Won't Import

I lost all faith in Firefox a few years ago after a botched upgrade ruined it, so I downgraded and stopped upgrading entirely. The new interface is garbage, and I hate i… (læs mere)

I lost all faith in Firefox a few years ago after a botched upgrade ruined it, so I downgraded and stopped upgrading entirely. The new interface is garbage, and I hate it. Everything HAS to be a distracting theme. Stupid.

But I'm finally trying to upgrade anyway for security reasons. When I try to use the new version of Firefox, I try to import my bookmarks, and only the bookmarks NOT inside the Bookmarks Toolbar import. Obviously, this means I can't upgrade, and I sure as hell am not risking upgrading this browser directly, since I have zero faith in Mozilla these days.

My question to Mozilla: Why can't we just import directly from another version of Firefox like I could if I'd been smart enough to use Chrome instead? And I receive a bloody warning when I open it, telling me to either create a new profile or quit, so there isn't even an option to import my bookmarks directly! I'm honestly thinking about just dropping you for Chrome at this point. It would just be easier.

My question to everyone: WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO to get my bookmarks toolbar imported? I export. I import. NOTHING.

Thanks!

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unable to access one particular Anthem Website

I am able to open any website via FireFox except this one: https://www.healthybenefitsplus.com/AnthemBCBSOTC But I CAN open this website via Internet Explorer I get this… (læs mere)

I am able to open any website via FireFox except this one: https://www.healthybenefitsplus.com/AnthemBCBSOTC

But I CAN open this website via Internet Explorer

I get this error message:

"Secure Connection Failed

The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading. The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem."


Why is FireFox unable to open this Anthem website?

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Firefox changed. I'm done

I've been a Firefox user for over 15 years. I preferred it to Chrome. But, that's all over now. Since I upgraded I have had nothing but misery. Pages don't function norma… (læs mere)

I've been a Firefox user for over 15 years. I preferred it to Chrome. But, that's all over now. Since I upgraded I have had nothing but misery. Pages don't function normally. Windows will not display properly, no matter what I set them. Worst of all with any single window, or multiple windows, the slightest mouse movement outside the window and every window comes forward, then it recedes. Back and forth - again and again. If the mouse moves away from the window boundaries, up comes on another window - not the one I want top work in. If that's not distracting enough, I will move the mouse out of the immediate area, what I type does not appear on the page - it goes to some small pseudo search bar which means That the mouse is on the empty desktop. Etc. Etc. I've had it. Too much distraction and poor functionality.

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Firefox version

Many websites tell me my browser is out of date. Firefox checks it out and tells me that 66.0.5 is the most up to date version for my machine (I'm running Windows 7 32bit… (læs mere)

Many websites tell me my browser is out of date. Firefox checks it out and tells me that 66.0.5 is the most up to date version for my machine (I'm running Windows 7 32bit with 4 GB of ROM). are all of the releases after mine meant for other operating systems?

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Asked to log in to Sync every time I open Firefox 76

Honestly, I don't care about Sync. I only use my desktop computer. My cookies are always set to be saved. I never delete them. But every time I open Firefox 76, I see the… (læs mere)

Honestly, I don't care about Sync. I only use my desktop computer. My cookies are always set to be saved. I never delete them. But every time I open Firefox 76, I see the Important News page about profile changes with a log/in request on the right side. In Preferences, I set a custom URL for my homepage. That did not change what I see first when I open Firefox 76. I never sign out, just open and close the Firefox window, and all it is set to save all of my login information. How can I go straight to my home tab without seeing this one about profiles changes?

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Firefox crashes

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Save/synchronize added search bar engines

Hello, I would like to save some settings that would take a lot of time to be done manually again, after an update. I have added about twenty search engines with the hel… (læs mere)

Hello,

I would like to save some settings that would take a lot of time to be done manually again, after an update. I have added about twenty search engines with the help of different Firefox addons. During my last update, these were lost (the search bar only had the default searche engines) although Firefox was synchronized (and conserved my bookmarks and other settings).

Would anybody have an idea how to save or synchronize them?

Thank you very much for any help!

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how can I restore / recover accidentially deleted history? Linux Mint 17 Qiana Firefox 66.0.3

accidentially I deleted the history of some months ago that I wanted to keep as it slipped down while I thought I deleted just another day. How can I restore / recover / … (læs mere)

accidentially I deleted the history of some months ago that I wanted to keep as it slipped down while I thought I deleted just another day. How can I restore / recover / undelete the history of a Month that I want to keep? Today I deleted (20.01.2020) ist an it was I think the history (cache) of October or sth.

Would be great if someone knows help.

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How do i stop video playing in facebook when not logged in .

How do i stop video playing in facebook when not logged in . FF 69 is supposed to block audio and video if set to. Mine is set to block audio and video , but only blocks … (læs mere)

How do i stop video playing in facebook when not logged in . FF 69 is supposed to block audio and video if set to. Mine is set to block audio and video , but only blocks audio

ff65 has https://major.io/2018/12/18/disable-autoplay-for-videos-in-firefox-65/ but still videos play on fb

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URL to Saved Logins Manager

The URL I used to use to get to password manager chrome://passwordmgrcontent/passwordManager.xul no longer works. Is there a similar URL that can be used in FF 66? (I kno… (læs mere)

The URL I used to use to get to password manager chrome://passwordmgrcontent/passwordManager.xul no longer works. Is there a similar URL that can be used in FF 66?

(I know that in later versions of FF there is a hamburger menu item for this)


A little bit more info:

Just tried it on FF69 Windows and it does work, but it does not work on FF66 Mac (which is where I need to use it). Not sure if it is the FF version or the OS

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How to display multi-line add-on discription for non published extension

Im creating a FF extension for private distribution (I dont want it listed on the FF extension site). If I use "\r\n" in my manifest.json "description" I can create a mul… (læs mere)

Im creating a FF extension for private distribution (I dont want it listed on the FF extension site).

If I use "\r\n" in my manifest.json "description" I can create a multi line description that displays as expected when I click on the preferences for my extension. The problem is that on the Add-on summary page (where all the installed extension are listed) the description shows the first 40 or so characters of the description (all of line 1 and then as much as will fit of line 2). I want to only show line 1.

I see that with extensions that are published the first line can be short and displays in the summary list, then when the preferences are displayed the first line is displayed and additional lines are displayed.

Any way to do this?

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How to make macOS system keyboard shortcuts work?

I set up an "App shortcut" hotkey in macOS's System Preferences binding ⌘⇧N (command+shift+N) to "New Private Window", but it doesn't work - when I press the key combinat… (læs mere)

I set up an "App shortcut" hotkey in macOS's System Preferences binding ⌘⇧N (command+shift+N) to "New Private Window", but it doesn't work - when I press the key combination, a new *non-private* browser window opens instead.

In the first attached image, you can see the shortcut configured in the `Shortcuts` pane of macOS' System Preferences application.

In the second image, you can see Firefox's `File` menu open, and verify that the shortcut is correctly assigned to "New Private Window", where it has replaced the default ⌘⇧P.

However, as I said above, the custom key combination doesn't work - it seems to in fact trigger the regular "New Window", which is still the default ⌘N (command+N, no shift key).

Any one know if this is a known issue, and if there are any solutions?

Using a different key combination is not useful for me, since I'm trying to switch from Chrome and have ⌘⇧N very ingrained in my behavior (I pretty much always use private windows unless I need to log in to a site or explicitly want the history saved). If I can't have ⌘⇧N then I might as well just try to adjust to the default ⌘⇧P.

The fact that executing the shortcut brings up a non-private window makes the whole thing much worse - I'm ending up using non-private windows when I think I'm using private ones :/

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Password manager save dropdown entry as username

One of the pages I regularly visit has made an interesting choice. Because all the visitors come from a known list, instead of offering a username field, a plain <sele… (læs mere)

One of the pages I regularly visit has made an interesting choice. Because all the visitors come from a known list, instead of offering a username field, a plain <select> element is used, together with a standard password field.

This means that Firefox's password manager only saves and autofills my password, meaning I have to select my name every time. That gets mildly annoying. Is there some way to add the value (either the text value or that of the value attribute) of this <select> to the username-password entry and have Firefox autofill it?

I can whip up an example website if my description isn't clear enough.

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Block cookies for all sites - not working

Issue: Despite settings to block all cookies .... cookies are not blocked (as shown in Cookies and Site Data->Manage Data) Please advise how to block all cookies and … (læs mere)

Issue: Despite settings to block all cookies .... cookies are not blocked (as shown in Cookies and Site Data->Manage Data)

Please advise how to block all cookies and trackers

version: 66 1) Clear all cookies 2) Apply Settings: Browser Privacy Custom Trackers (in all windows)[checked] Cookies (all cookies)[checked] 3) Visit Site (e.g. youtube.com) 4) Check "Cookies and Site Data->Manage Data" 5) Shows 3 cookies appied 1 minute ago

Thanks

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