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Web site requests to update to newer version of Firefox

I use Firefox 67 browsers on a Linux computer and on MS computers. They are set to update automatically. Why do some web sites advise me to install more up to date versio… (read more)

I use Firefox 67 browsers on a Linux computer and on MS computers. They are set to update automatically. Why do some web sites advise me to install more up to date versions ?

Asked by den676310 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Backing up from an older version

Ok, thanks, finally human help! I just had to change my pc and make a fresh install of the operating system. I used Linux mint on the last pc, and have Linux MX 18.3 on t… (read more)

Ok, thanks, finally human help! I just had to change my pc and make a fresh install of the operating system. I used Linux mint on the last pc, and have Linux MX 18.3 on the new one, currently in use. I took the precaution of copying my Firefox and Thunderbird folders from the old hard drive, as I have several years worth of bookmarks organised in to folders, irreplaceable. This was the way I had preserved that information in previous changes, and swapping the old folders with those in a new install worked fine. But now i find the new version has changed and the files differ and cannot therefore be swapped. I don't really want to get into blaming or how disappointed and annoyed I am, as this won't be the fault of the person helping, and that is appreciated. But back ups need to be backwards compatible or there is no point? So, not sure which version I had, but will have been a couple of years old with updates. In my 'etc' folder there was a Firefox folder, and in that I have a folder marked pref. In that folder there is a file named apturl.js and I have saved those folders. With my new install there is not even a folder for 'firefox' in my 'etc' folder. How do I proceed to restore my bookmarks? If I need to install and older Firefox version I will do so. Many thanks, Tony

Asked by shantiwaters 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Sync hack?

I set up Firefox sync two days ago. Opened my Iphone today & it went to sync screen and asked to sync with my Mac laptop computer. I proceeded, assuming it was part … (read more)

I set up Firefox sync two days ago. Opened my Iphone today & it went to sync screen and asked to sync with my Mac laptop computer. I proceeded, assuming it was part of set up, although I had done that step two day ago. After my phone read the QR code, my computer screen refreshed and said, essentially, "you are now syncing with Oxnard, Kalifornia" etc. I am located in the Oxnard area, but was alarmed at the misspelling of California with a "K". Is this a hack and should I remove sync? Typo? Anyone else have this issue? Would greatly appreciate any advice you have - thanks!

Asked by Elizabeth Ulmer 5 months ago

Answered by Balázs Meskó 5 months ago

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Firefox 78.0.2 on Mac 10.12.6 (Sierra)

Hi! I recently got an iMac running Sierra, and installed Firefox 78.0.2. However, whenever I start it, it's blank. Each time I open it, I have to reimport my Bookmarks a… (read more)

Hi! I recently got an iMac running Sierra, and installed Firefox 78.0.2. However, whenever I start it, it's blank. Each time I open it, I have to reimport my Bookmarks and Profile (to get back my saved log ins). When I ask it to display Bookmarks, I get the attached. Please advise. best wishes, Marianne

Asked by mlle_lermontova 6 months ago

Last reply by mlle_lermontova 6 months ago

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Firefox Android

Hi everyone! I just decided to switch from chome to mozilla on my pc for excessive cpu usage. Since i switched on the pc i decided to switch also on mobile, downloaded th… (read more)

Hi everyone! I just decided to switch from chome to mozilla on my pc for excessive cpu usage. Since i switched on the pc i decided to switch also on mobile, downloaded the app, logged in with Firefox account and then opened google. What an obnoxious sight! Google search interface is 20 years old. Tried on different devices, tried looking for solutions around the internet everything. Is there a solution? Don't tell me that in 2020 we still need to use such an old interface.

Thanks for all the help.

Asked by llol9370 6 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 months ago

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How can I change colours of my bookmark list page?

At some point in the past my bookmark page became light grey text on hot pink b.g. I downloaded the Dark Aubergine Forked 2.5 theme which had no effect. I am on an Androi… (read more)

At some point in the past my bookmark page became light grey text on hot pink b.g. I downloaded the Dark Aubergine Forked 2.5 theme which had no effect. I am on an Android LG G7 One.

Asked by RJamesP 10 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 10 months ago

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Will my bookmarks work if I upgrade to the latest version?

I read somewhere that the bookmarks will not work in the latest version of Firefox if I update the browser. I need those bookmarks so is that true and if yes please tell … (read more)

I read somewhere that the bookmarks will not work in the latest version of Firefox if I update the browser. I need those bookmarks so is that true and if yes please tell me a solution in simple terms.

Asked by Bob 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

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how to exports bookmarks on andriod firefox

Want to copy my bookmarks to an html file or similar. Seems that option was removed from android version. Ive searched file system for an internal copy of bookmarks.html … (read more)

Want to copy my bookmarks to an html file or similar. Seems that option was removed from android version. Ive searched file system for an internal copy of bookmarks.html but I cant find such a file. Any suggetions ?

Asked by af24us1 1 year ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 year ago