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Latest Firefox update 102.01

My firefox did an update today and I can not view many websites in my bookmarks. I tried to manually go to a website and still get the same error show below. An error oc… (read more)

My firefox did an update today and I can not view many websites in my bookmarks. I tried to manually go to a website and still get the same error show below. An error occurred during a connection to www.newsmax.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR Some websites I can view and others not. I did not have this problem till todays update. I also can not view non HTTPS websites. Basically all is not well.

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Asked by Rosecity 11 minutes ago

firefox not proccessing backup file

hi im trying to get my bookmarks back after a full system wipe on my computer i saved all my items i needed to back up but now after reinstalling firefox and going to imp… (read more)

hi im trying to get my bookmarks back after a full system wipe on my computer i saved all my items i needed to back up but now after reinstalling firefox and going to import my sqlite file to restore my bookmarks im met with the prompt saying Unable to process the backup file.

Asked by zachzariwny 5 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 4 hours ago

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Drag-drop bookmarking broken, Firefox 102.0 (64 bit)

Drag-drop bookmarking broken, Firefox 102.0 (64 bit) I do not know which update began exhibiting this apparent reversion bug, as i have just returned home from several we… (read more)

Drag-drop bookmarking broken, Firefox 102.0 (64 bit)

I do not know which update began exhibiting this apparent reversion bug, as i have just returned home from several weeks in the hospital due to a heart attack, and do not know how many updates i missed.

When doing a drag-drop of a URL from either a link on a page OR the address line at the top of the browser, I will receive a "sanity failure" error, ranging from an empty NON-URL file, to an OS error complaining about being unable to access an attempted directory destination.

If the link I am dragging is bereft of illegal characters (i.e., ":" -- a colon), the action will succeed.

If there IS a colon, the text to the LEFT of the colon will become the filename. The colon and everything to its right will be truncated. And, the file will be a zero-byte file of unknown (to me) type.

Other illegal characters in the page's Title field will produce more dramatic misbehavior.

PLEASE revert to the previous behavior (i.e., filtering the Title before creating the filename for the bookmark file)!

Earlier versions of Firefox (again, I do not know when this began) NEVER exhibited this behavior.

Asked by Kogaku 6 days ago

Answered by Kogaku 7 hours ago

My bookmark is now synced correctly

Hi support team, I have met this issue twice. Before I retired my old PC, I did click the "sync now". However, when I login in Firefox in my new PC, I found the bookmark… (read more)

Hi support team,

I have met this issue twice. Before I retired my old PC, I did click the "sync now". However, when I login in Firefox in my new PC, I found the bookmarks are very very out of date. Because my old PC was formatted, I lost my latest bookmarks in Firefox.

Could you help with this?

Eason BR

Asked by lxfyc314 15 hours ago

Last reply by Paul 10 hours ago

Bookmark Bar is missing

Hi folks, I fired up my laptop tonight and then opened my Firefox browser, only to find that the bookmark toolbar was missing. 'Ah, simple answer,' I thought, 'I must hav… (read more)

Hi folks, I fired up my laptop tonight and then opened my Firefox browser, only to find that the bookmark toolbar was missing. 'Ah, simple answer,' I thought, 'I must have turned it off. Just move the pointer to the top and right click. The bookmark tab option will be there.'

But no, it isn't. Sure, there's the Bookmark name with a right-pointing arrow. And if I follow that I can see that it says "Bookmark Toolbar > Always show." And although that option has a tick against it, no bookmarks are visible.

So what's happened to them? If I click on the Bookmarks name right at the top and then click 'Manage Bookmarks' I can see them all, so they haven't been deleted, erased or anything - but why can't I see them? By the way, if I click "Never Show" then the space where they should be disappears and if I then click "Always Show" then the space returns but without any bookmarks.

Help please - bookmarks are essential for browsing.

Asked by christopherlea12 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 18 hours ago

Bookmarks

How do I delete a single bookmark? The instructions in your help file do not work. I click on the blue star in the top right corner, hit "Delete bookmark," but the bookma… (read more)

How do I delete a single bookmark? The instructions in your help file do not work. I click on the blue star in the top right corner, hit "Delete bookmark," but the bookmark does not delete. I have tried shutting down Firefox and restarting after giving the delete command, but no dice. The bookmark seems immortal! Using Mac OS 10.13.6.

Asked by d.freeman031938 1 month ago

Last reply by BigFish 3 weeks ago

Bookmarks toolbar fields have little dinstinction

Hello, I have many and long lists of bookmarks saved in the "Bookmarks Toolbar". The problem is that when I hover my mouse within the lists and sublists, the new rectangu… (read more)

Hello,

I have many and long lists of bookmarks saved in the "Bookmarks Toolbar". The problem is that when I hover my mouse within the lists and sublists, the new rectangular form of a certain list (within another list) places over the old one in a way that I cannot distinguish the beginning/end of each one.

Can that be fixed or is there another theme that will help me see clearly the boundaries of each bookmark list/sublist?

Thank you!

Asked by nsvalv 1 day ago

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Want to bring forward my windows 8.1 old firefox profile to windows 10

Hello, I upgraded my windows 8.1 system with firefox on it to windows 10. The windows 10 upgrade saved my windows 8.1 files. I installed firefox on windows 10. I deleted … (read more)

Hello, I upgraded my windows 8.1 system with firefox on it to windows 10. The windows 10 upgrade saved my windows 8.1 files. I installed firefox on windows 10. I deleted the files created by the install in the folder 'profiles'. When I copy my old firefox profile contents into that firefox profile folder, firefox does not pickup my bookmarks and extensions as I had hoped. Is it possible to get firefox to recognize my old profile contents? Thanks, Doug

Asked by literski 2 days ago

Answered by literski 1 day ago

Bookmark display

My list of bookmarks that used to automatically display down the left side of my screen are now relegated to a heading in the bookmarks toolbar at the top of the page. … (read more)

My list of bookmarks that used to automatically display down the left side of my screen are now relegated to a heading in the bookmarks toolbar at the top of the page. This is completely useless to me. What happened to the display down the left side, and how can I stop this from NEVER changing in the future? I've had this happen before, and every time it does it takes me half a day to find the hidden solution to the problem.

Asked by brent5 1 day ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 day ago

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Want option to have the Bookmark folder list open with ONE click.

The Bookmark menu used to open with ONE click. Now it assumes you're using the same bookmark, and if you want a different one, you have to click twice. I have many book… (read more)

The Bookmark menu used to open with ONE click. Now it assumes you're using the same bookmark, and if you want a different one, you have to click twice. I have many bookmark categories, and I usually have to click twice to get to the menu to choose a folder/location.

I looked for but couldn't find an OPTION for it to work as it used to, open with one click. I'm disappointed that I couldn't find this option. I hope the option to return to the way it used to work will be available in the next Firefox update.

Asked by kjsles444 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

Why No Import Of Bookmarks?

Why oh why, does Firefox not have an import button to move my bookmarks from another browser? I am trying to get rid of duck duck go and go back to using Firefox. Thank … (read more)

Why oh why, does Firefox not have an import button to move my bookmarks from another browser? I am trying to get rid of duck duck go and go back to using Firefox.

Thank you.

Asked by dak46cmai 1 week ago

Last reply by p21013023 2 days ago

Configuration of Bookmarks.

The present configuration of Bookmarks: Both "areas" of Bookmarks are linked, deleting from one will update the other. Neither are isolated personal storage areas for sel… (read more)

The present configuration of Bookmarks:

Both "areas" of Bookmarks are linked, deleting from one will update the other. Neither are isolated personal storage areas for selected bookmarks of the user's choosing. You can't keep/delete one bookmark in one area (Bookmarks toolbar and/or hamburger icon > Bookmarks) without the action being correspondingly reflected in the other area.

Now previously I could go to the hamburger Bookmarks, create and delete without my tool bar Bookmarks being effected. Any chance of this happening again please?

Asked by Suksan 4 days ago

Last reply by Suksan 2 days ago

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Bookmark dialog disappears in 3 seconds

Hello, Since recently the bookmark dialog has changed its behaviour, and to worse from my perspective. If I don't do anything for about three seconds, the dialog closes a… (read more)

Hello,

Since recently the bookmark dialog has changed its behaviour, and to worse from my perspective. If I don't do anything for about three seconds, the dialog closes and the bookmark is saved to a place where I most likely don't want it to be saved. Is there a way to get rid of the three second time limit? Thanks!

It's not necessary to read further to answer my question. Bellow I'm going to give some criticism and express frustration about this new feature (or is it a bug?). The criticism is not directed towards the nice people here who give support to users who have problems.

I understand that developers get new ideas and want to put them into practice, but if you change an often used behaviour like this, I don't think it's user friendly to just change the behaviour without asking the user if he want's that behaviour. Personally I don't see how the automatically disappearing dialog helps me (it's very easy to click Esc if I change my mind about bookmarking a page), but I keep experiencing how it makes my browsing experience worse, as I often pause for a moment for example to think what name I'm going to give for the bookmark, or where am I going to place it.

In practice this change has wasted at least an hour of my time (to find an explanation and (in vain) a solution to fix the behaviour), made me annoyed, and based on the comments here and other places, made quite a few other people annoyed too.

Please, when you change the behaviour of Firefox in the future, before changing the behaviour for an individual user, ask him first if he even wants the change. For example show him a dialog where he is told that "we have this new feature where your familiar dialog keeps disappearing every three seconds for no reason so that you get the pleasure of invoking it again...and again...and again. If you want to have that feature, check the box on the left".

Asked by ari.torhamo 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

Missing Bookmarks

I recently had my pc die and have had to get a new one and upon signing in to my firefox account and trying to sync, my bookmarks are not showing up. Everything else has … (read more)

I recently had my pc die and have had to get a new one and upon signing in to my firefox account and trying to sync, my bookmarks are not showing up. Everything else has synced fine.

Asked by skidwarpturbine 2 days ago

Last reply by Paul 2 days ago

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Missing Bookmarks

An automatic update of Firefox which resulted in a "quit/create new profile" choice has removed all my bookmarks Of the four profiles stored in "about:profile" three are … (read more)

An automatic update of Firefox which resulted in a "quit/create new profile" choice has removed all my bookmarks

Of the four profiles stored in "about:profile" three are identical (ie. have only the default bookmarks stored) and one, generates a "quit/create new profile" message.

The "bookmarksbackup" folder (in /home/user/.Mozilla/Firefox/zs1jki8t.default) is empty.

The "import/backup" option (in Manage Bookmarks) offers nothing to choose. There is no 'list of dated automatic backups.'

Firefox did not create an "Old Firefox Data" folder on the desktop.

Browser privacy "strict". "Never remember history" was selected.

Running Firefox in Manjaro (Linux)

Help.

Asked by Wayn58 5 days ago

Answered by Terry 4 days ago

Other Bookmarks did not show up when I imported into Linux Parrot from Windows 8.1

I imported my bookmarks from a windows 8.1 computer to Parrot Linux Debian desktop (2 different computers). I am missing the everything from 'Other Bookmarks' after I imp… (read more)

I imported my bookmarks from a windows 8.1 computer to Parrot Linux Debian desktop (2 different computers). I am missing the everything from 'Other Bookmarks' after I imported it into the Linux computer, I can see all everything from 'Bookmarks Menu' though. The windows machine is not working anymore. But I have a saved copy of all the bookmarks from the windows 8.1 computer.

Is there a reason my import left out the Other Bookmarks but imported the Bookmarks Menu? How do get them into the linux firefox browser.

Firefox 78.15.0 oesr Linux Parrot home edition OS version 4.11

Thanks in advance

Asked by pocket123vpn 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 days ago

unest bookmarks

I have close to 2000 bookmarks. There are organized into folders. I want get ride of the folder structure and have all bookmarks on together in one place - no nested fold… (read more)

I have close to 2000 bookmarks. There are organized into folders. I want get ride of the folder structure and have all bookmarks on together in one place - no nested folders.

I could click, hold, drag and drop but would be time consuming as I have too many folders.

How do unest all folders and keep all bookmarks together in single place?

Thank you

Asked by ovande 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Library jumpes to the top of Bookmark list when expanding any folder

Hi, so for 2 versions now (since 101.0.1, while 101.0 was still ok) everytime when I'm in the Library/Bookmark Manager and expand any folder on the left, in the main wind… (read more)

Hi,

so for 2 versions now (since 101.0.1, while 101.0 was still ok) everytime when I'm in the Library/Bookmark Manager and expand any folder on the left, in the main window with the bookmarks, it jumps to the very top.

That is especionally annoying when you've selected some bookmarks to sort into folders which you first need to expand.

Why was that change? That behaviour wasn't there in earlier versions; and also makes no sense.

Asked by LeSeigneur 5 days ago