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Manual Firefox update

I was using one of the old Firefox ESR versions (can't remember exactly which) because I was still on an old Mac OS version, 10.9 to be more specific. I recently updated … (read more)

I was using one of the old Firefox ESR versions (can't remember exactly which) because I was still on an old Mac OS version, 10.9 to be more specific.

I recently updated to macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and as a result, as soon as I opened Firefox, I went to check if it would update on its own and it did. It updated to version 91.6.0 esr. After this update, something weird happened: the browser won't load any page.

I checked, it's not an internet connection, because other browsers are working normally. It won't load any extensions either. So I want to fix this issue with an update.

The question is this: I remember installing what was called Firefox Quantum. As of now, the name on the about section is just Firefox Browser, maybe because of the updates. • Can I install the latest "regular" Firefox 97.0 on top of the this old installation, just using a standalone dmg file? • Will this installation preserve everything that's already in the browser? By everything I mean bookmarks, extensions, history, cookies, etc.

It seems to me that the automatic updater isn't installing version 97.0 on its own because it's coming from the ESR versions. So it's stopped at 91.6.0 esr.

Thanks in advance

Asked by kinets 4 months ago

Last reply by James 4 months ago

Dropbox will NOT load

Firefox will not load dropbox except the top left corner sometimes, even with ghostery paused. There's no problem on Microsoft Edge at all. Anyone else experiencing this… (read more)

Firefox will not load dropbox except the top left corner sometimes, even with ghostery paused. There's no problem on Microsoft Edge at all. Anyone else experiencing this?

Asked by swirian 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

Restore Firefox default settings

I am using version `91.5.0esr` of firefox on kali linux (debian). I recently clicked an option that I do not remember. What it does is to put a cursor on the line that I … (read more)

I am using version `91.5.0esr` of firefox on kali linux (debian). I recently clicked an option that I do not remember. What it does is to put a cursor on the line that I am reading. I do not like it because it is annoying. I want to restore to my default settings

Asked by demonx 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago