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other bookmarks folder

Hello, I would like to know how to remove 'other bookmarks' folder from the right side of bookmark toolbar that showed up suddenly on my browser, it's right after the arr… (read more)

Hello, I would like to know how to remove 'other bookmarks' folder from the right side of bookmark toolbar that showed up suddenly on my browser, it's right after the arrows to show more bookmarks. I can't seem to find a way to delete this.

Asked by nicaya 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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Disable overly insisting updates

When Firefox asks if I want to download an update and I agree, soon after that but not right away it stops working - on every new page it says "We need to restart to fini… (read more)

When Firefox asks if I want to download an update and I agree, soon after that but not right away it stops working - on every new page it says "We need to restart to finish updating" <- This last bit is VERY annoying. Is there a way to keep FF working in such situation? I usually have 3 FF profiles running, about 10-20 tabs each and when it suddenly does this - I can restart them all but when it is suitable for me.

The only solution I can see so far is disabling updates via group policies (which is not well documented, where do i put this policies.json on Fedora? need to google that).

Any other ways to keep updates and FF running until I decide when to restart? Thanks.

Asked by aikbox 3 years ago

Answered by Scribe 3 years ago

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Insecure password warning in Firefox

I have had it with Firefox playing cop. I really have. I have a site that I visit frequently but these past two updates have now broken my ability to sign into the site a… (read more)

I have had it with Firefox playing cop. I really have. I have a site that I visit frequently but these past two updates have now broken my ability to sign into the site at all, even in private mode. All I get is the shield and human icons with the strike-through and the error message on the user name/password field that says: This Connection Is Not Secure. Logins Entered Here Could Be Compromised. Learn More.

I've hit the escape button, tried private windows, done everything I can including resetting which was my last resort and which I hate doing, there's no more whitelist, no way to bypass anything, this is totally unacceptable that I cannot get past this. Firefox is becoming more useless to me as they try to become more and more in control of what I can and cannot do. If there is no override to this, then I have to find a different browser because it's pretty useless to use one browser for some sites and another for other sites, don't you think? So if someone has a workaround for this problem, can you please tell me what it is?

Asked by nightsmusic 2 years ago

Last reply by joemartinello 1 year ago

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Can't enrol into Two-Step Authentication

Good day, Really happy to see that mozilla is tightening up security. But unfortunately, I can't enroll into Two-Step Authentication everytime I enter code it's not bein… (read more)

Good day,

Really happy to see that mozilla is tightening up security. But unfortunately, I can't enroll into Two-Step Authentication everytime I enter code it's not being accepted. I tried multiple android apps of those codes and non of them work for me.

Because of that, I lost access to addons.mozilla.com account, because system doesn't let me in without 2step auth enabled.

Any chance I can use yubikey's intead of those auth apps? or anything else I can do?

Asked by Stas 2 years ago

Last reply by nzmusiclover2192 1 year ago

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Secure Connection Failed on Firefox 98 (SEC_ERROR_LIBRARY_FAILURE)

Greetings. I can't open most sites I usually visit (even google.com) via my Firefox 98.0a1. This happens since today. All error codes are SEC_ERROR_LIBRARY_FAILURE. Trie… (read more)

Greetings. I can't open most sites I usually visit (even google.com) via my Firefox 98.0a1. This happens since today. All error codes are SEC_ERROR_LIBRARY_FAILURE.

Tried to:

  • Disable DNS-over-HTTPS.
  • Disable HTTP/3.
  • Disable proxy (never had it enabled anyway).
  • Disable sending info to Firefox developers.
  • Change settings of DNS-over-HTTPS.
  • Restart the browser (after each action).

Nothing helps me... But I still can visit some websites, but most common resources are not working for me. Please help me because I can't use Microsoft Edge without getting mentally ill. :/

Asked by Николай 2 years ago

Answered by Николай 2 years ago

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Firefox can't play youtube streams

I cannot watch a video on youtube when it is in the process of being live streamed. I remember a time when I was able to, years ago, but I can't any longer. I'm not sure … (read more)

I cannot watch a video on youtube when it is in the process of being live streamed. I remember a time when I was able to, years ago, but I can't any longer. I'm not sure what has changed. I found an article that says to install the optional update called "Windows Media Pack" in apps and features, but no app with that name exists. It was only a year old solution, so I'm unsure of what changed so significantly. I just installed another optional windows update, and also updated the browser, but still doesn't work.

Edition Windows 10 Home Version 21H2 Installed on ‎09-‎Jun-‎20 OS build 19044.1466 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3920.0

Firefox: 97.0 (64-bit)

Asked by tomi.fodor 2 years ago

Answered by tomi.fodor 2 years ago

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Cannot login to Netflix

Background: I am on the Beta track, currently running 98.0b4 on Mac OSX 11.6.1, until kinks are worked out of Monterey. Issue: One of the latest FF upgrades has killed m… (read more)

Background: I am on the Beta track, currently running 98.0b4 on Mac OSX 11.6.1, until kinks are worked out of Monterey.

Issue: One of the latest FF upgrades has killed my ability to login to Netflix. I get an orange popup field stating "Incorrect password. Please try again or you can reset your password." The password is fine, as I'm able to login using my backup browsers, Safari and Vivaldi. The issue persists when I try to log in using a private window that doesn't allow any add-ons, so I don't see that as the issue.

Firefox is still my preferred and default browser, so I'd like to see this resolved before.

Asked by Focksee 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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My Passwords are unwanted on another computer

A customer shared his Firefox login with me to share his passwords. I logged in with his account, downloaded his passwords and logged out directly afterwards, but now he … (read more)

A customer shared his Firefox login with me to share his passwords. I logged in with his account, downloaded his passwords and logged out directly afterwards, but now he is reporting that he has ALL my passwords. How can undo this? I never gave him access to my account and I never clicked on sync or something?

Asked by mail1351 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Video playback not working

For a few days now, I have not been able to play videos. I get this message in the video screen: "If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device." When I o… (read more)

For a few days now, I have not been able to play videos. I get this message in the video screen: "If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device." When I opened Firefox in Troubleshooting mode, the video played OK and then when I stopped Troubleshooting mode the videos continued to play OK. However, on the next day the problem reappears. What's going on? Thanks in anticipation, Frank

Asked by callfrankplumber 2 years ago

Last reply by callfrankplumber 2 years ago

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Firefox Android Beta constantly Refreshing

I've used FF forever and am using FF Bet on my android now. Please please PLEASE tell me how to STOP THE PAGES FROM REFRESHING. I'm a little frustrated....... Thanks in… (read more)

I've used FF forever and am using FF Bet on my android now. Please please PLEASE tell me how to STOP THE PAGES FROM REFRESHING. I'm a little frustrated....... Thanks in advance.

Asked by lsteil 2 years ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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import export bookmarks

When will import and export be a full part of FF ???? I have bookmarks that I want to move from FF to FF Beta and can't. WHY isn't there aa import export ???… (read more)

When will import and export be a full part of FF ???? I have bookmarks that I want to move from FF to FF Beta and can't. WHY isn't there aa import export ????? WHEN will will it be a part of the product??? I've seen so many requests for this here and on GitHub, yet no resolution. WHY?

Asked by lsteil 2 years ago

Last reply by stephenburnett19@gmail.com 1 year ago

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firefox will not send verification code

Won't send verification code for secondary Gmail address how to get second email address to many tabs pops up how can this issue resolved? Maybe I should log into another… (read more)

Won't send verification code for secondary Gmail address how to get second email address to many tabs pops up how can this issue resolved? Maybe I should log into another browser this is to much trying to login a simple account!

Asked by Lucinda Dickerson(Lady) 2 years ago

Last reply by denzel91adams 1 year ago

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Firefox communication ceases

FireFox Developer 99.0b8 (64-bit) on the "aurora update channel" on Windows 10 PC (version 1803, build 17134.2208) I notice whenever an update is pending (the green dot … (read more)

FireFox Developer 99.0b8 (64-bit) on the "aurora update channel" on Windows 10 PC (version 1803, build 17134.2208)

I notice whenever an update is pending (the green dot appears in the icon for the "Open Application Menu"), FF becomes unresponsive in a way. When it happens: It does not totally freeze. I can select/switch between existing tabs & scroll thru their pages. I can close tabs. I can open a new empty tab. But I can't load or refresh any pages. The only fix is to do the update, and re-launch.

Since the developer edition gets updated frequently, it is a pain.

I like the Developer Tools! But... How can I scale back the FF "update frequency", or "change the channel", so updates are, like monthly at most?

thank you.

Asked by richs2 2 years ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 years ago

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YouTube Video GPU Decoding only works in Troubleshooting Mode

I recently upgraded graphics cards from an Nvidia GTX 1080 to an AMD 6900XT. Since then I noticed video stuttering on YouTube while playing 4k videos, especially noticeab… (read more)

I recently upgraded graphics cards from an Nvidia GTX 1080 to an AMD 6900XT. Since then I noticed video stuttering on YouTube while playing 4k videos, especially noticeable at 4k/60FPS (example video ). Prior to the upgrade, I was not experiencing issues.

I monitored task manager as the video was playing to see CPU usage, which was sitting at 25% (4 core 8 thread CPU). GPU usage was fluctuating from 1-3%.

I tried resetting all the changed configuration options in about:config, removing all add-ons, "Refreshing" Firefox, and ultimately uninstalling and reinstalling. Nothing has worked so far except for "Troubleshooting mode" in about:support. In that mode, I experience no stuttering and GPU usage rises to 25-35% with the video playing, even before I reinstalled.

This most likely isn't a networking issue as the "Stats for nerds" option on the YouTube video shows I have 10-20s of buffer while the video is still stuttering.

I would like to find out what's different about Troubleshooting Mode that is not giving me the same problem while in "Normal Mode". Any advice?

Asked by Jacob 2 years ago

Answered by Jacob 2 years ago

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How may I can turn off "share image" feature?

Please help me..... After update my firefox its showing a share option on each featured image on amazon product page. How may I can turn this off? Sample link: [https:/… (read more)

Please help me.....

After update my firefox its showing a share option on each featured image on amazon product page. How may I can turn this off?

Sample link: [https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0057ECYS0]

-Advance Thanks

Asked by Romeo Islam Rabby 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox DevTools Fonts Tab not allowing unit selection

Over the past few weeks I've no longer been able to cycle through different unit types in the Fonts Tools. I used to be able to choose to see my font size in em or px etc… (read more)

Over the past few weeks I've no longer been able to cycle through different unit types in the Fonts Tools. I used to be able to choose to see my font size in em or px etc (which was good to see what the px was from an em), but now nothing happens when I click on it.

Asked by Damien Peden 2 years ago

Last reply by Damien Peden 2 years ago

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Symlink for policy.json disappears after an update

I've been using symlink policy.json for quite some time but I think ever since 91.x version of FF ESR, every incremental update removes symbolic link for policy.json. Any… (read more)

I've been using symlink policy.json for quite some time but I think ever since 91.x version of FF ESR, every incremental update removes symbolic link for policy.json. Any idea why that happens and how to fix that??

Asked by Serpher 2 years ago

Last reply by Mike Kaply 1 year ago