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Mail missplacement

Problem Solved. I just wanted to say thanks to whomever corrected the inbox anomaly for Thunderbird. Limited knowledge of these things had me locating my new mail only af… (read more)

Problem Solved. I just wanted to say thanks to whomever corrected the inbox anomaly for Thunderbird. Limited knowledge of these things had me locating my new mail only after I had gone to drafts (or elsewhere as I later found out). So I did not fully understand the specific problem. Only as I started a mail clean-up did I notice the new email downloads at the wrong end of my stack. Then within a few days a new update arrived with the correction AND ALL IS WELL --- THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! Darryl

Asked by Darryl 2 months ago

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Data loss upon exact migration

I bought a new laptop because the old one died. Now I tried to transfer my TB data into the new computer. I managed to do it BUT... only one of my two MAIN folder data is… (read more)

I bought a new laptop because the old one died. Now I tried to transfer my TB data into the new computer. I managed to do it BUT... only one of my two MAIN folder data is there.

Last time I needed to do that when my laptop died it worked. Now despite me using the EXACT profile path/name (eg, C:\Users\XXX\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\XXX) in TB's local directory at my new computer only one MAIN folder's data is present.

Does anyone know how to solve this issue?

Thank you!

Asked by fiona2u 1 month ago

Answered by fiona2u 1 month ago

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Recommended by pocket

Hi, I love my recommended by pocket on my new tab or when firefox opens. Yesterday Firefox asked me if I'd like to try a new setting disabling all cookies, I did opt in. … (read more)

Hi, I love my recommended by pocket on my new tab or when firefox opens. Yesterday Firefox asked me if I'd like to try a new setting disabling all cookies, I did opt in. After that my recommended by pocket disappeared. I opted out of disabling all cookies, but it hasn't reappeared. I checked about:config and the setting for recommendations is true. Please help!

Asked by slothmoving 1 month ago

Answered by slothmoving 1 month ago

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Emails in local folder won't display

I have a local folder that has about 950 emails in it and is about 9MB in size. Today, when I choose an email in this folder to view, it just says Loading... at the top a… (read more)

I have a local folder that has about 950 emails in it and is about 9MB in size. Today, when I choose an email in this folder to view, it just says Loading... at the top and then there is a blank screen below. I have tried Repair Folder. I have tried creating a new folder and moving emails over to it to view them. Same problem happens in the new folder.

The odd thing is... if I choose to view the email in a new tab or in a new window... it displays fine.

Any ideas what I can do to fix this?

Thanks for your assistance

Asked by Colin 1 week ago

Answered by Colin 1 week ago

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Why can't we customize the keyboard shortcuts?

Hello, I have been using Firefox as my main browser for more than a decade. One could say i am some Mozilla fanboy, having convinced many of my friends and relatives to u… (read more)

Hello, I have been using Firefox as my main browser for more than a decade. One could say i am some Mozilla fanboy, having convinced many of my friends and relatives to use Firefox instead of any chrome based options (Which there are to many these days). It struck me today, as i was reworking some workflow elements in many programs i use daily, that it is impossible to change any key binding in Firefox anymore. I know it has been a while now, and i searched all over the web for an answer or a solution, but at this point it is clear that other than going in the code and recompiling Firefox manually, it is not possible. I stumbled upon the (only) extension that allows to change some shortcuts, but the two that i wanted to change are impossible to configure from it, being disabling only f12 as i would use it for other things but i do not want to lose the dev console and also ctrl+L to open the address bar, it is quite inconvenient and would much prefer to use ctrl+spacebar as it matches many other bindings i am using with other software. There have been many other features that were changed in the recent years that made me start to look for an alternative, as i see features melting away almost as quickly as the user base of the product.

I do understand that one person's problem is not going to change the way a big piece of software is working, but i am wondering, why are the users losing such features as basic as customizing key bindings in a piece of software that used to be so incredibly customizable in the past? Why is the only viable option to anything chrome based losing it's edge over the competition? Is Firefox v150 be based on the chromium engine or will it die before?

Thank you in advance, and no, i don't need the link to the shortcut page, i already have it.

Asked by DoubleWookie 2 days ago

Answered by Terry 1 day ago

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Firefox 91.11.0esr does not show pictures on some website

After updating FF some websites refuse to show pictures while others do without problems. e.g. Tumblr has no problems, all pictures are shown but www.deviantart.com shows… (read more)

After updating FF some websites refuse to show pictures while others do without problems.

e.g. Tumblr has no problems, all pictures are shown but www.deviantart.com shows only placeholders and not a single picture

Asked by ConjurerDragon 2 days ago

Answered by ConjurerDragon 16 hours ago

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Some pages do not display

Hello. For the past few days, I am unable to access the content of some websites. For example, Reddit seem to load but the page remains blank. This happens on other websi… (read more)

Hello. For the past few days, I am unable to access the content of some websites. For example, Reddit seem to load but the page remains blank. This happens on other websites, where I am unable to login although the page displays correctly (an error message appears on one of them: "Please check the consistency of your URL").

This is quite annoying, especially because I cannot find anything related on the web. I use Firefox on POP OS 22.04.

Thanks. Cheers.

Asked by Julien Larena 1 day ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

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I cannot load pages and I've tried all the support guidance

I'm running Firefox Dev edition and I cannot get it to load any pages except for Mozilla pages. I have tried all the fixes suggested there and it still refuses to connect… (read more)

I'm running Firefox Dev edition and I cannot get it to load any pages except for Mozilla pages. I have tried all the fixes suggested there and it still refuses to connect. I'm at my wits end. Any hail mary optoins or do I have to reinstall and start again?

Asked by Charlie Evans 1 day ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 59 minutes ago

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Cannot upload photos on this site - Mozille Support

On the console log, it is giving a bad gateaway for the post request when I am trying to add photos from the attach option given below. Same issue on mobile app as well. … (read more)

On the console log, it is giving a bad gateaway for the post request when I am trying to add photos from the attach option given below. Same issue on mobile app as well.

Asked by Amay 1 day ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 13 hours 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 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

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Error message after upgrade to 102 - account ... being processed

After I installed 10.x (over 9.x) every time Thunderbird starts I get the attached error message. After I click OK the issue seems to disappear and when I click Get Messa… (read more)

After I installed 10.x (over 9.x) every time Thunderbird starts I get the attached error message. After I click OK the issue seems to disappear and when I click Get Messages, I get them. Best Wladyslaw Janowski

Asked by janowski 1 day ago

Answered by janowski 18 hours ago

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ALL extensions appear to be corrupt.

I'm using freshly-downloaded Firefox version 102.2 on a brand new laptop (Windows 11 Pro version 21H2), and every single extension is showing a "Installation aborted beca… (read more)

I'm using freshly-downloaded Firefox version 102.2 on a brand new laptop (Windows 11 Pro version 21H2), and every single extension is showing a "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt" message when I try to install. I have tried checking for updates, quitting and reopening firefox, restarting my computer, refreshing firefox, uninstalling and reinstalling firefox, as well as any and all combinations of those. I've scoured these message boards and nothing is working for me. Please help!

Asked by Jupiter 1 day ago

Answered by Jupiter 20 hours ago

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Help. I changed layout.css.devPixelsPerPx to 130 because the decimal didn't take how can I correct it?

I have a windows surface pro 8 and the display is so small I was trying to up the layout.css.devPixelsPerPx. The decimal didn't take and now it is so large I don't know … (read more)

I have a windows surface pro 8 and the display is so small I was trying to up the layout.css.devPixelsPerPx. The decimal didn't take and now it is so large I don't know how to get back to change it? Please help if possible.

Asked by keithlong0101 18 hours ago

Answered by david 18 hours ago

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Problem with privacy settings

I reset my privacy settings to "standard", as they were causing too many problems. I quit Firefox. Some websites (like Google) are still telling me that cookies are disab… (read more)

I reset my privacy settings to "standard", as they were causing too many problems. I quit Firefox. Some websites (like Google) are still telling me that cookies are disabled, when they are not and don't allow me to go to these websites. I attached 2 screen captures. Any reason for this and how to fix this problem?

Thanks.

Asked by Sue 17 hours ago

Answered by RobertJ 16 hours ago

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userChrome

There is no userChrome.css in my profile. If it needs to be created, where do I create it? Yes, I searched for help. What I found was about userChrome.css to solve specif… (read more)

There is no userChrome.css in my profile.

If it needs to be created, where do I create it?

Yes, I searched for help. What I found was about userChrome.css to solve specific problems, but not what to do if it doesn't exist. Is userChrome still supported?

Thank you! Mark.

Asked by Mark Filipak 17 hours ago

Answered by Mark Filipak 11 hours ago

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Profiles Vanished

I have a linux debian 11 o/s with up-to-date Firefox I don’t know which version at the moment it is whatever debian repo pushes down. I have 5 profiles on this particula… (read more)

I have a linux debian 11 o/s with up-to-date Firefox I don’t know which version at the moment it is whatever debian repo pushes down. I have 5 profiles on this particular computer with no previous issues. I decided to create another profile to be used for some test work and when I created it I then launched it and opened a few tabs to make sure it worked then closed. I planned on copying the profile files from another profile into this one so I went to the profile folder - /home/user/.mozilla/firefox/profile.names

Once there I saw my other profiles but could not locate this one so I went back to an open browser where I had the about:profiles page open and decided to delete that new profile and start over I figured maybe I accidentally saved it to a different directory. I hit remove it and it gave me the box asking if I wanted to remove files I chose yes I then go back to - /home/user/.mozilla/firefox but folder firefox was gone with all of my profiles all that was left in .mozilla was - /home/user/.mozilla/extensions and - /home/user/.mozilla/systemextensionsdev. Both of these folders - “extensions” as well as “systemextensionsdev” are empty. I go to the local directory for each profile and the data is still there for each of the profiles - /home/user/.cache/mozilla/firefox/profile.name.

The recycle bin is empty. A system-wide search for the profiles comes up with just the ones in the .cache folder. Back at the about:profiles page any attempt to open the preexisting profile results in a prompt asking me to create a new profile. I still have the one profile open and the addons are not working correctly. I did a bookmark export on this profile and doing so generated the “firefox” folder that had disappeared plus a profile folder using the same name of this open profile - /home/user/.mozilla/firefox'profile.name - it created a profile folder for this open profile using the correct name.

Any ideas on how this happened? Can the local profiles still in .cache be used to somehow restore the full profiles?

Asked by komms.tb 16 hours ago

Answered by komms.tb 14 hours ago

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Draft emails 'stuck' in "send later" mode ~ won't let me go back to "send" which was my default until today!

I have never disliked an email program as much as I do Thunderbird!!! I thought Outlook was bad, grrr. Sorry for the rant. Somehow today, my "send" tab in Thunderbird go… (read more)

I have never disliked an email program as much as I do Thunderbird!!! I thought Outlook was bad, grrr. Sorry for the rant.

Somehow today, my "send" tab in Thunderbird got reset to "send later". Not only will it not let me return to the 'send' default, copying the text of draft messages I created are all set for this too so won't let me copy and paste into a new message in Thunderbird and be able to send that! (I wish I could attach a screenshot of the tab but that function isn't available on the Thunderbird page either!)


So grateful if someone can tell me how to fix this.

(p.s. If Mozilla cares about its users as much as I've always thought it did, surely someone from the company can 'step in' and address the multitude of problems so many of us keep having without resolve? I still cannot open messages properly to read and reply after the last glitch. I'm almost ready to stop using Mozilla altogether ... and that's a BIG crossroads for me because I LOVE the Firefox browser! If anyone from Mozilla is reading this, PLEASE intervene!!! What a supreme waste of time this entire email program is!)

Asked by nielsen3 13 hours ago

Answered by nielsen3 13 hours ago

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Search widget - Tap mic, get loud annoying beep.

The widget mic makes a very annoying sound every time that you tap it to do a search. It is tied to the ringer volume apparently. Is this a Firefox feature that can be… (read more)

The widget mic makes a very annoying sound every time that you tap it to do a search. It is tied to the ringer volume apparently. Is this a Firefox feature that can be turned off? Or is this tied to Android only and you have zero control?

If you have control over it, please disable it, it's pointless and serves no purpose. When you tap the microphone a big huge screen comes up letting you know to speak.

Asked by RS 12 hours ago

Answered by RS 2 hours ago