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Lost bookmarks when synced

How can I retrieve lost bookmarks? Syncing between two Firefox browsers replaced my newer bookmarks with the bookmarks of my less-often used browser. I expected the newer… (read more)

How can I retrieve lost bookmarks? Syncing between two Firefox browsers replaced my newer bookmarks with the bookmarks of my less-often used browser. I expected the newer bookmarks to appear on the other browser. But instead the more-often used browser now has the same bookmarks as the less-oft used one.

Asked by Terry 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Developer Edition icon and functionality missing

Last night, I noticed that the usual Dock icon for Firefox developer Edition had changed from Blue Fox to what looked like the App Store brush/pencil triangle. I restarte… (read more)

Last night, I noticed that the usual Dock icon for Firefox developer Edition had changed from Blue Fox to what looked like the App Store brush/pencil triangle. I restarted but it persisted. Removed the application and re-downloaded and re-installed, but same issue. I then noticed that all the Tools -> Web Developer tools had gone from the menu. Likewise, doing Firefox -> About inserted 'about:preferences' in the search bar, but nothing else happened. Tried launching the settings from the right side hamburger menu, again nothing happened.

Read around a bit, and deleted one of two profiles from ~/Library/ApplicationSupport/..., then tried re-install and restart the Developer Edition, but that complained that a profile was missing. Restored the profile I deleted, but same problem as before.

I'm stumped. Can anyone help with this one please? I'm on Mac, latest version of Mojave.

Thanks

Asked by Tony Dunn 5 months ago

Answered by Tony Dunn 4 months ago

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Removing IcelandSue.com from Firefox registry

Every time I open Firefox, a javascript from IcelandSue.com tries to connect to the internet. I've refreshed Firefox, cleared the cache, used NoScript to block this scrip… (read more)

Every time I open Firefox, a javascript from IcelandSue.com tries to connect to the internet. I've refreshed Firefox, cleared the cache, used NoScript to block this script, but it always remains. I've found the site listed as a Data Miner and would like to delete it from where ever it has installed itself inside of Firefox. Thank you, jason

Asked by deals102 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Are there any methods by which I can really contact firefox staff?

I have some suggestions about firefox for android. But I don't konw how to deliver it. I have found a similar question which was posted several years ago and I got this l… (read more)

I have some suggestions about firefox for android. But I don't konw how to deliver it. I have found a similar question which was posted several years ago and I got this link: https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/FirefoxInput/. But I can't find any way to contact Firefox except reporting program issues in the brand new Firefox browser. Two questions: 1. Is this link still works? I mean do Firefox staff really read everyone's feedback there and consider it seriously? 2. Are there any way by which I can contact Firefox staff directly? For example by email. Thanks for answering.

Asked by Denholm Hsun 4 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 months ago

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sync problem

i just downloaded the new version onto my macbook pro, and have lost all my bookmarks and other settings which is very annoying. It wants me to sync with another device b… (read more)

i just downloaded the new version onto my macbook pro, and have lost all my bookmarks and other settings which is very annoying. It wants me to sync with another device but I DON'T WANT to do that !! how can I avoid this and restore my settings/bookmarks etc or barring that, dump the new version and go back to the old one which worked fine which hopefully still has all my settings ?

Asked by paubry 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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New Tab Override

I've been using New Tab Override for quite some time to ensure that when I open a new tab, my Google home page opens with the tab. Up until Firefox 80.0, the cursor would… (read more)

I've been using New Tab Override for quite some time to ensure that when I open a new tab, my Google home page opens with the tab.

Up until Firefox 80.0, the cursor would land on the Google search bar in the middle of the screen but now it lands in the URL field - most annoying.

Any ideas?

Asked by Gummo 4 months ago

Answered by Gummo 4 months ago

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Cursor misplaced on opening new tab after recent update

I have Firefox set to always open Google.com when a new tab is opened. Before yesterday's update (Aug 27, 2020) the cursor would appear in the Google search bar on openin… (read more)

I have Firefox set to always open Google.com when a new tab is opened. Before yesterday's update (Aug 27, 2020) the cursor would appear in the Google search bar on opening a new tab, which is the way I want it. After the update, Google still opens as before, but the cursor is at the from of the address bar instead of the Google search bar. I've tried a couple of things to fix this with no luck. What should I do?

Asked by Ed_Ashworth 4 months ago

Answered by Ed_Ashworth 4 months ago

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Master vs. Primary Password

So nice that Firefox is now part of the cancel culture. Since that is now the case, I suggest you change your name, Firefox, to Firechicken. Fox is a sexist term for a … (read more)

So nice that Firefox is now part of the cancel culture. Since that is now the case, I suggest you change your name, Firefox, to Firechicken. Fox is a sexist term for a particular type of woman. I'm sure you wouldn't want to put women into a particular category! I expect we'll see a the new name and logo any day now.

Asked by lyradd 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Pas d'image vidéo avec facebook depsuis la version 79 et 80 firefox

Pas d'image vidéo avec facebook depuis la version 79 et 80 firefox. Aussi pas de son lorsque je s'intonise la radio de www.radio-canada.ca Avec chrome ça fonctionne bien … (read more)

Pas d'image vidéo avec facebook depuis la version 79 et 80 firefox.

Aussi pas de son lorsque je s'intonise la radio de www.radio-canada.ca

Avec chrome ça fonctionne bien


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Asked by laurierbelanger 4 months ago

Answered by laurierbelanger 4 months ago

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SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER on https://discordapp.com

Firefox refuses to visit https://discordapp.com, complaining about SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER. Upon inspection of the certificates, the root CA is "COMODO ECC Certification… (read more)

Firefox refuses to visit https://discordapp.com, complaining about SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER. Upon inspection of the certificates, the root CA is "COMODO ECC Certification Authority" - Serial Number 16:E5:86:78:E0:70:94:39:4B:DF:DB:4E:FC:A6:3B:DF.

The Firefox certificate manager contains a trusted entry for "COMODO ECC Certification Authority", however it is a different cert with serial number 1F:47:AF:AA:62:00:70:50:54:4C:01:9E:9B:63:99:2A.

I'm wondering what's the cause of this situation? Did Comodo recently change certificates? Can somebody else check which version of the "COMODO ECC Certification Authority" is shipped with their FF?

Asked by were.weasel 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Have two accounts and do not want bookmarks to merge

I have one Firefox account with all my work bookmarks and another account with my personal ones. I would like to login to my work device with the latter account, but am … (read more)

I have one Firefox account with all my work bookmarks and another account with my personal ones. I would like to login to my work device with the latter account, but am afraid to hit OK at the prompt warning this:

"A different user was previously signed in to Sync on this computer. Signing in will merge this browser’s bookmarks, passwords and other settings with <personal account>".

I am trying to find a way to login and see only my personal bookmarks when I sign in with the personal account. I have disabled Sync for the work account and installed the Multi-Account Containers add-in, but it does not appear that either option will support this workflow. Am I doing something wrong or is there no way to keep things entirely separated? It looks like the add-in keeps my browsing data separate, but I just want to see separate sets of bookmarks when using the corresponding account.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by jhkc 4 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 4 months ago