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Bookmarks can´t be saved

Hi all, Once and a while, suddenly, bookmarks can´t be saved any longer. So I restart Firefox and all is ok again. This happens perhaps twice a month. - Existing Bookmar… (read more)

Hi all, Once and a while, suddenly, bookmarks can´t be saved any longer. So I restart Firefox and all is ok again. This happens perhaps twice a month. - Existing Bookmarks can be opened, but can´t be moved in the structure. - This issue exists since many Firefox versions. - The *.sqlite files are not write protected. - All Add Ons are switched off.

I have to close for each new start of Firefox all windows and so I am loosing the workflow :-(. Does anybody know about this issue? Many thanks Achim

Asked by stino56 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Finding in which Folder a bookmark belongs

Hello - Firefox Bookmarks are wonderfully intuitive and hardly need the well written instructions. However, in Manage Bookmarks, I search and find the Bookmark I want but… (read more)

Hello - Firefox Bookmarks are wonderfully intuitive and hardly need the well written instructions. However, in Manage Bookmarks, I search and find the Bookmark I want but can't see or find which folder it's in. Thus I can't sort it or move it to another folder. A column in search results showing Folder would be fabulous!

Asked by rlj2 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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Deleted Bookmarks by mistake

So I deleted decades of bookmarks by mistake and I've been trying to undo and use old restore points but I keep getting error messages telling me "Unable to process back … (read more)

So I deleted decades of bookmarks by mistake and I've been trying to undo and use old restore points but I keep getting error messages telling me "Unable to process back up file", I found the Jsonlz filesbut they are all just a bunch of rando characters, is there any option to save my bookmarks?

Asked by joguixxx 6 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 months ago

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My links!

I was trying to solve a hanging issue with firefox and following a 'tip' I changed the name of places.sq.lite to places.sq.lite.old I figured the renamed file would be th… (read more)

I was trying to solve a hanging issue with firefox and following a 'tip' I changed the name of places.sq.lite to places.sq.lite.old I figured the renamed file would be there to back-up from if something went wrong and although the hanging issue seems to have been fixed I have lost hundreds of links that have taken ages to put together.

Where is sq.lite.old located as it is missing from the original folder? It is not in my recycle bin so renaming it to old hasn't simply deleted it. In another folder there are bookmark backups with dates (JSONLZ4 files) but I have no idea how to get my old links back from them, if indeed that is what they are for.

Please help.

Asked by martinsphotoart 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Lost Tab in Mozilla Toolbar Menu

Dear Mozilla community, I was re-ordering the main tabs for daily use. The little blue line that indicates a move-change was about to show up when my finger slipped from … (read more)

Dear Mozilla community, I was re-ordering the main tabs for daily use. The little blue line that indicates a move-change was about to show up when my finger slipped from the Apple Magic trackpad. The TAB that I use for dissertation work (PHD) disappeared. Thinking that it simply was transferred to the my Bookmarks, I checked there. No joy. I also checked to the bookmark menu TAB for my university teaching work. Not there either? Hmm. I searched for the Bookmark (PHD) and I am not able to locate it.

Any suggestions?

I would be most grateful.

Sincerely, AM

Asked by alistairmeister 2 years ago

Answered by alistairmeister 2 years ago

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Pinned websites in Chronicle

I synchronized my Firefox with my Android Device. Since I made this I see two pinned websites in my chronicle which can't be deleted. I don't find them in my bookmarks or… (read more)

I synchronized my Firefox with my Android Device. Since I made this I see two pinned websites in my chronicle which can't be deleted. I don't find them in my bookmarks or anywhere in my chronicle, neither on the PC nor on my Android device. Can somebody tell me how I can delete this entries?

Asked by MSP7706 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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SaveFrom.net Helper

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1362480. Please follow up there, thanks.] I delete this bookmark in the browser, but after ending a… (read more)

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1362480. Please follow up there, thanks.]


I delete this bookmark in the browser, but after ending and newstart it#s always in the bookmark-line.

Asked by edmund-starke 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

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corrupted booksmarks Firefox 99.0.1 on MacOS 12.3.1 Macbook Air (M1)

Many of my bookmarks are corrupted. They point to other websites, not the bookmarked one. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a fix? Thanks for any info/advice… (read more)

Many of my bookmarks are corrupted. They point to other websites, not the bookmarked one. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a fix? Thanks for any info/advice. George

Asked by 7640 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Where is the trash folder for bookmarks?

FF 100.0.2 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS I have deleted my bookmarks with the Bookmark manager, but where are they now? I cannot find them in /trash and all of the *bookmark* files on… (read more)

FF 100.0.2 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I have deleted my bookmarks with the Bookmark manager, but where are they now? I cannot find them in /trash and all of the *bookmark* files on my laptop are miniscule (like 127 bytes.) The json files are no better, when I imported previous bookmark files they were empty.

Asked by Quentin 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Bookmark Toolbar tab missing??

My bookmarks have been broken up in the categories for years... ie: Research, Health, Shop, Weather, News, YouTube, etc. Suddenly today the News tab is missing from the … (read more)

My bookmarks have been broken up in the categories for years... ie: Research, Health, Shop, Weather, News, YouTube, etc. Suddenly today the News tab is missing from the Toolbar??? I can't find it when I search in Manage Bookmarks. Where did it go and how can I get it back???? Help!!

Asked by Sillycat41 2 weeks ago

Answered by RobertJ 2 weeks ago

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Bookmark toolbar for only the new tab not other sites.

Hey, I recently shifted completely to firefox from edge, i was wondering how can i enable the bookmark toolbar only for the new tab, like i have it on but it stays on for… (read more)

Hey, I recently shifted completely to firefox from edge, i was wondering how can i enable the bookmark toolbar only for the new tab, like i have it on but it stays on for every site, is there a way that will make it appear only on the new tab but not on other sites? thanks.

Asked by ByTheStars 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Bookmarks on Windows 7

Hello On Windows 7, when I click on the top menu option "Bookmarks", I can see them and click on them, BUT I can't delete them nor move using the options on the right-but… (read more)

Hello On Windows 7, when I click on the top menu option "Bookmarks", I can see them and click on them, BUT I can't delete them nor move using the options on the right-button menu of my mouse. I could before. I can't either create create a new Folder

Thanks Kind regards Miguel

Asked by migibanezs 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox update for 89.0

I just got a MISERABLE updated Firefox that increased the spacing in my bookmarks menu so it is essentially UNUSABLE with double or triple spacing requiring scrolling til… (read more)

I just got a MISERABLE updated Firefox that increased the spacing in my bookmarks menu so it is essentially UNUSABLE with double or triple spacing requiring scrolling till one's arm falls off! Why is it us poor peons out here who just want to use our computers and the internet, and the Firefox they've used FOR YEARS, have to be subject to arbitrary UNNECESSARY changes made by some "developer", possible trying to justify his/her existence and/or is stir crazy in lockdown? win10 bookmarks on the right. FIX IT! And stop screwing up WHAT WAS WORKABLE! I'm not a "nerd" able to just manipulate stuff...I want MY FIREFOX BACK!

Asked by droonfang 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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can not remove restore bookmark files

Under import/backup --> restore I can't remove the files. It used to let you do it now its not allowed. I want them gone and to synch with I currently have. It would a… (read more)

Under import/backup --> restore I can't remove the files. It used to let you do it now its not allowed. I want them gone and to synch with I currently have. It would also be nice to add a feature to edit backup folders and stored files.

Asked by robert.suleckijr 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Won't work

Hi, the backup files listed on the Restore menu are complete snapshots of your bookmarks for that date, and not limited to the new ones added on those dates. Do you want … (read more)

Hi, the backup files listed on the Restore menu are complete snapshots of your bookmarks for that date, and not limited to the new ones added on those dates. Do you want to physically delete the full backups from disk?

If you want to view/delete your current bookmarks added during a certain period, here are the steps for that:

Sorting Bookmarks by Date Added

First, make sure you have the Added column in your Library window (called up by Manage Bookmarks). To add a new column to the display, right-click any existing column heading and check the column on the little drop-down list.

Next, if you aren't sure which folder the bookmarks are in you can do a general search in the upper right corner (entering http will match most bookmark URLs).

Then click the Added column heading to sort by that column. This should group together the bookmarks added on a particular date so you can review and delete the ones you don't want.

Does that work on your Firefox?

No because I do not have an "Added" column on the Library window called up by "Manage Bookmarks." YES I would like to "Physically delete (permanently get rid of) "the full backups from the disc." I have yet to see a "delete" tab anywhere in this version of Firefox (92.0). I would gladly revert to an earlier version if it eliminated the current "restore bookmarks" list. How do I do it?

Asked by yrfrnd 9 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 months ago