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Firefox Browser welcome pages: don't open as last tab

I have a lot of tabs open and when I start firefox the welcome page is placed as the last tab. I always have to search where I left off. Please open these pages next to … (read more)

I have a lot of tabs open and when I start firefox the welcome page is placed as the last tab. I always have to search where I left off. Please open these pages next to the last used tab. The only other solution I have is to disable this stuff

Asked by g.m10 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

lockwise. Hidden and not updatable passwords

I am experiencing a problem with lockwise since months. In just few words I cannot see which password are stored and therefore I cannot even edit them (see the pict). The… (read more)

I am experiencing a problem with lockwise since months. In just few words I cannot see which password are stored and therefore I cannot even edit them (see the pict). The funny part is that the login/passwords data are there because I can use them after landing on any page where I have an account. That's to say that the only way I have to edit a password that I changed on a different browser is to visit the page and then change it. Another few examples? 1) If I enter in the search box any of the sites that should be (and indeed are) there, it cannot retrieve anything. 2) If I click insert new credential it does nothing (no box where to insert the new data)

Note! Browser update 94.0.2 (Mac) Logged in my FF account and Sync activated.

Asked by spock1 1 day ago

Firefox updated to 94.0 - password files now inaccessible

Firefox updated to 94 on windows 10. My passwords are inaccessible. Missing in the browser settings, but found in profile folder. Cannot get firefox to access the login.… (read more)

Firefox updated to 94 on windows 10. My passwords are inaccessible. Missing in the browser settings, but found in profile folder. Cannot get firefox to access the login.jsons files. I tried updating logins.json, logins-backup.json, Key3.db and key4.db, from Old Firefox data folder, but it's not working.

Asked by Robin A Esterak 1 month ago

How can I add a shortcut to a local html file to top sites?

I used to have shortcuts to local html files (local software documentation in html format) in new tabs I open. Now with FF94, this is not possible anymore, file:/// urls … (read more)

I used to have shortcuts to local html files (local software documentation in html format) in new tabs I open. Now with FF94, this is not possible anymore, file:/// urls are not allowed there under any circumstances. I searched extensively for solutions, but the only thing I found was that I can add exceptions to enable certain webpages to open local files. But I don't want to open the local files from any webpage at all but from the start page I get in a new tab (top sites). How can I add such an exception for "top sites"?

Please help, I'm desperate!

See also this long standing bug report: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1496802

Asked by lineinthesand2 4 weeks ago

Last reply by lineinthesand2 3 weeks ago

not able top share computer audio while sharing screen

Whenever I present my screen through google meet, my computer audio is not shared. Say, if I am playing a youtube video, then other members are not able to hear the video… (read more)

Whenever I present my screen through google meet, my computer audio is not shared. Say, if I am playing a youtube video, then other members are not able to hear the video. I never faced such issue in chrome. Also there is no option to share only one tab which was there in chrome.

Asked by megha3204 3 weeks ago

After updating to 94, I cannot undo (Ctrl + Z) the changes in the search bar.

Earlier, when I activated the search field with the Ctrl + K key combination, it was possible to go far back, by rolling back to the previous words (characters). After th… (read more)

Earlier, when I activated the search field with the Ctrl + K key combination, it was possible to go far back, by rolling back to the previous words (characters). After the update, it almost stopped working. I press Ctrl + Z and nothing happens. As if the browser "forgot" which characters were entered earlier. I haven't made any changes to the settings after the update. Help.

Asked by booya 3 weeks ago

Last reply by The Other Realm 4 days ago

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FVD Speed Dial (disabled)

Hi, I have been using FVD Speed Dial and created quite number of shortcuts for browsers. It was disabled without notified by Firefox. Anyway I can retrieve the link of sh… (read more)

Hi, I have been using FVD Speed Dial and created quite number of shortcuts for browsers. It was disabled without notified by Firefox. Anyway I can retrieve the link of shortcut I created? Or can I enable to FVD Speed Dial for a day for me to copy all the shortcuts? Thank you.

Asked by hongpl22 1 week ago

Last reply by ray.buttifant 6 days ago

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Unable to log onto Vanguard Account

I am unable to log onto investor.vanguard.com using Firefox. It has worked fine until last week. I confirmed the username/password are correct (they work fine on my pho… (read more)

I am unable to log onto investor.vanguard.com using Firefox. It has worked fine until last week. I confirmed the username/password are correct (they work fine on my phone app and using the Microsoft browser). I contacted Vanguard and they said they have not had any reported issues on the website.

When I click on the LOGON icon, a blue halo appears around the icon, but I cannot complete the logon. All other icons on the home page work properly on Firefox, but the LOGON does not. Deleting cookies did not help.

Are other Firefox users experiencing this on Vanguard, and if so, is there a fix?

Asked by K_E_BETSCH 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

mozilla issues

I have an account and thought that the bookmarks etc would be saved. when I downloaded the most recent version of mozilla everything went out the window and it stopped wo… (read more)

I have an account and thought that the bookmarks etc would be saved. when I downloaded the most recent version of mozilla everything went out the window and it stopped working. I had selected not to restore defaults cause it messes with a lot of settings that I didn't want to have to redo again. didn't matter what i did it wouldn't work. ended up having to install a new version of mozilla, how ever my history, bookmarks, etc that I rely on being there where all gone. I need help trying to get everything back please

Asked by kakashi_senseisms91 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

Open pdf in the normal edge browser

Hi, I have set my default application for .pdf to be Microsoft Edge. So for example, when I open a .pdf in the file explorer it opens up in the Edge browser. When I open … (read more)

Hi, I have set my default application for .pdf to be Microsoft Edge. So for example, when I open a .pdf in the file explorer it opens up in the Edge browser. When I open a .pdf in the download menu in Firefox the file does open in a pdf-explorer version of Edge. That is Edge will kinda open a new application just to show the .pdf, with no options for tabs or in general work as a web browser, it will only be a .pdf viewer. I would prefer for Firefox to open the .pdf in the normal Edge browser. Is there any way I can fix that?

Asked by Trygve 1 week ago

Cannot disable fullscreen animation (F11)

Hi, I'd like to disable that annoying animation when going to fullscreen (by hitting F11). Supposedly, setting the following should work: Go to about:config Set: full-scr… (read more)

Hi, I'd like to disable that annoying animation when going to fullscreen (by hitting F11). Supposedly, setting the following should work:

Go to about:config

Set: full-screen-api.transition-duration.enter 0 0 full-screen-api.transition-duration.leave 0 0 full-screen-api.transition.timeout 0 full-screen-api.warning.delay 0 full-screen-api.warning.timeout 0

Restart

However, this does not have any effect in Firefox 94.0 on Ubuntu. Is this a bug/regression? Or is there some other way to disable the animation?

Asked by Bla Blubb 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Autoplay blocking not working for Castbox.fm

Hi. i love Autoplay blocking feature and most of times it works, but at Castbox website , it does nothing. when you enter an episode url directly or otherwise, the mediap… (read more)

Hi. i love Autoplay blocking feature and most of times it works, but at Castbox website , it does nothing. when you enter an episode url directly or otherwise, the mediaplayer starts the podcast automatically. i even have the settings to block audio and video but still doesn't block the autoplay feature of this site. i don't want to advertise for any podcast but if you check any episode page you should be able to see the problem

Asked by MHShokuhi 1 week ago

Release notes link in update

Hi All, formerly there was a "view release notes" button in the update reminder window to check whether the new release is worth the installation or not. This button disa… (read more)

Hi All,

formerly there was a "view release notes" button in the update reminder window to check whether the new release is worth the installation or not. This button disappeared several months ago. Is there a way to enable it in about:config? I think that asking about an update makes no point without showing the list of changes...

Thank you,

Gábor

Asked by btprg 1 week ago

Last reply by btprg 1 week ago

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non pervasive change to applications/actions

Hi read your article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-fix-preferences-wont-save I have changed the action for content type "mail to" to my default email app ou… (read more)

Hi read your article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-fix-preferences-wont-save

I have changed the action for content type "mail to" to my default email app outlook. Despite this when I click on an embedded web page mail to link, the action reverts to the new office "mail" app which I do not want. When I get to the section in your article "User.js file overriding Firefox settings" as the next step in trying to fix the issue, and follow the instruction "Click the Firefox menu - and select Exit." then I am thrown out of the dialogue, it is not logical. Please advise as I don't even know if the user.js is causing the persistence?

Thanks Andrew

Asked by woodsterofarabia 1 week ago

Answered by woodsterofarabia 3 days ago

Not responding

Whenever I start the laptop up the web pages are very slow to load...maybe half an hour or more. I then get a message saying "Firefox is not responding". What can I do … (read more)

Whenever I start the laptop up the web pages are very slow to load...maybe half an hour or more. I then get a message saying "Firefox is not responding". What can I do to speed it up?

Asked by cox.barbara 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Firefox 94.02 under MacOS 12.01 regularly crashes

Dear Mozilla volunteer! I recently experience regular crashes of FireFox version 94.02 under MacOS Monterey. I have removed some add-ons and also "probleemoplossingsmodus… (read more)

Dear Mozilla volunteer! I recently experience regular crashes of FireFox version 94.02 under MacOS Monterey. I have removed some add-ons and also "probleemoplossingsmodus" did not help. Furthermore I uploaded various crashreports.

Where can I find help to solve this problem? Or is MacOS 12.01 the culprit and do I have to wait for an update from Apple?

Thanks for tour reaction! Kind regards, Miel van Hutten The Netherlands

Asked by Milowitsch 1 week ago

Last reply by Milowitsch 6 days ago

Regarding cookie information being deleted

Good day. I use Firefox 94.0.1 and the latest version of CCleaner. I sometimes use the "Clear Storage Button" and "Cookie Auto Delete" addons. My situation: 1. In Firef… (read more)

Good day.

I use Firefox 94.0.1 and the latest version of CCleaner. I sometimes use the "Clear Storage Button" and "Cookie Auto Delete" addons.

My situation:

1. In Firefox, settings for clearing history, Cookie, Site settings and Cache boxes are NOT checked.

2. I do some surfing. Then I'll look in the FF "Cookies and Site Data" - Manage Data, and I see cookies.

3. *Without closing the browser*, but closing any active tabs and leaving *one* inactive tab (blank) in place.

4. I will, for instance, hit the "Clear Storage Button" - which is set up to clear cookies.

5. Looking back in the FF "Cookies and Site Data" - Manage Data, the cookies have been removed.

6. Launching CCleaner, then Options, Cookies: cookie data still shows up!!!

7. I repeat the process, same result.

8. If I then *close* FF and look again at the CCleaner, Options, Cookies, the cookies info is gone.

This is the same result with using either "Clear Storage Button" and "Cookie Auto Delete" addons.

So the situation I have is this:

- I can remove cookie data from FF using an addon.

- As long as I don't close FF completely, CCleaner will still show cookie data.

- Once I close FF completely, then cookie data in CCleaner goes away.

- Please look back at #1 above.

It seems as though an addon can delete cookies in FF, and FF shows they have been deleted, but CCleaner is still picking up some residual data from FF, or so it appears.

Sign me, "Got me boggled".

Thanks for any help.

Asked by taj 1 week ago

Last reply by taj 6 days ago