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Can't put individual extension on toolbar

While I can click on the extensions button circled in the screenshot to access them, I can't move those extensions to the toolbar directly. When I search for this issue o… (read more)

While I can click on the extensions button circled in the screenshot to access them, I can't move those extensions to the toolbar directly. When I search for this issue online, everyone says to use the customize firefox menu to add what I want, but as you can see in the picture - no extensions are listed there, although they are installed and functioning. Very weird because my other install, which is up to date, has this set as default and it has been forever. I'm bewildered. Any suggestions? Thanks

Asked by chris63084 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Transfering bookmarks and tabs from windows 10 laptop to new Windows 11 laptop

I would like to transfer my bookmarks (and my open tabs) from my Windows 10 laptop to a new Windows 11 laptop. I've looked at the questions and answers people have posted… (read more)

I would like to transfer my bookmarks (and my open tabs) from my Windows 10 laptop to a new Windows 11 laptop. I've looked at the questions and answers people have posted but its a complete mystery to me. I had thought that when I loaded Firefox onto the new PC and signed in, everything would automatically appear. I was successful in doing that with Chrome but Firefox is still my primary browser and I've had no luck. Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by royarbeit 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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firefox taking up to much memory, did some things that didn't work

so, my computer is getting old, and because of that, it's slowing then. Firefox isn't helping much because it uses too many processes and memory. i tried deleting some ex… (read more)

so, my computer is getting old, and because of that, it's slowing then. Firefox isn't helping much because it uses too many processes and memory. i tried deleting some extensions, I tried using task manager to close separate processes but i always end closing the wrong one and closing firefox completely i tried going to dom.ipc.processCount and change the count to 1. I'm so confused, it's slowing down my games i play.

Asked by collinsmarcus69 1 year ago

Answered by collinsmarcus69 1 year ago

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Restore Session odd behavior in Windows 11

I found a really unusual behavior. If I close Firefox using the "x" at the top right of the window, the Windows default for close, it does not restore session no matter… (read more)

I found a really unusual behavior.

If I close Firefox using the "x" at the top right of the window, the Windows default for close, it does not restore session no matter what I do. I can manually go to the settings, history, recently closed windows, and restore them from there, of course - but that is a definitive hassle.

Strangely, even if I open up a new tab less than 2 seconds before I hit the X to close, it will not restore the session but does indeed save the new tab to the previous.jsonlz4 file, and makes that available via going through the settings menu.

What is oddly more unusual is that if I close Firefox by way of ctrl-shift-q, it works fine (opening Firefox after ctrl-shift-q restores the session without any extra intervention required).

How do I make Firefox recognize closing via the bog-standard-since-windows-3.11-for-workgroups X in the top right of the window as properly closing/quitting?

Asked by verahsa 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Google sign in pop-up.

Does anyone know how to configure Firefox to stop the annoying google log-in pop-up? I've seen others ask the same question, but I have not seen any functional answers. … (read more)

Does anyone know how to configure Firefox to stop the annoying google log-in pop-up? I've seen others ask the same question, but I have not seen any functional answers. I've never had a google account, for anything. I don't get the pop-up with other browsers, like Falcon or Brave. It's just a problem on Firefox. I appreciate you help!

Asked by njbetavirp1 1 year ago

Answered by njbetavirp1 1 year ago

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Firefox Bookmarks

I cleared cache, junk, and history from my computer, and now I have no bookmarks on Firefox, and when I bring up the restore option it give me several options but not boo… (read more)

I cleared cache, junk, and history from my computer, and now I have no bookmarks on Firefox, and when I bring up the restore option it give me several options but not bookmarks. Can someone please help me to restore them. Thanks

Asked by SPete 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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internet download manager

using firefox version 109 and my internet down load manager no longer works, it works in other browsers but not since updating firefox. not sure if i was successful in po… (read more)

using firefox version 109 and my internet down load manager no longer works, it works in other browsers but not since updating firefox. not sure if i was successful in posting this request prior to this one so will give it another try. thanks

Asked by pitbulls9 1 year ago

Answered by pitbulls9 1 year ago

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crashing

Здравствуйте, при каждом запуске браузера происходит падение, как в обычном так и в безопасном режиме,входит раза с 20го а то и больше. при попытке что либо скачать или з… (read more)

Здравствуйте, при каждом запуске браузера происходит падение, как в обычном так и в безопасном режиме,входит раза с 20го а то и больше. при попытке что либо скачать или загрузить сразу же происходит падение. делал очистку и чистую установку удалял все аддоны проверял версии но ничего не помогает.ниже все последние отчеты по падениям bp-5258a840-e170-42ae-a91a-c86ef0230129 29.01.2023, 12:00 bp-9f26789e-7f92-4d89-8146-dd3cd0230123 23.01.2023, 15:18 bp-81b845d2-4422-4bd2-b462-8dbac0230123 23.01.2023, 15:18 bp-0a7f5964-634a-4789-9fb1-2ef520230123 23.01.2023, 15:14 bp-fa242af3-ebfd-4eca-bef7-ab7c50230123 23.01.2023, 15:11 bp-c711a64b-b942-4553-bb83-3d56e0230123 23.01.2023, 15:10 bp-7188edd5-7f6b-4f9f-a8d1-b48c60230123 23.01.2023, 15:08 bp-18a3eb0b-cdb3-4d6c-8363-0b3bc0230122 22.01.2023, 15:28 bp-e11e216a-e119-477f-a856-992350221207 07.12.2022, 13:52 bp-d74be234-27c4-46e1-9410-bac540221201 01.12.2022, 21:37 bp-94c9c72f-d557-4e85-bfba-f4ebe0221129 29.11.2022, 12:30 bp-2a8cf968-a783-4152-a1bd-7cc700221129 29.11.2022, 12:30 bp-a2660331-09a7-4692-907e-cd46b0221031 31.10.2022, 14:01 bp-717a4c22-e957-4046-8bdb-b11320221026 26.10.2022, 12:39 bp-c3f50104-9de4-4e9c-954b-38cbc0221026 26.10.2022, 12:35 bp-83773546-15a6-40a8-af96-ad25d0221024 25.10.2022, 0:23 bp-15aa9834-d969-40db-bcc6-e10340220906 06.09.2022, 10:33 bp-24567997-cde6-4616-a1cc-154470230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-3e56a7e2-b9f0-49bb-bb23-b4c580230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-77aa70d4-a97f-4d9f-ba27-e45910230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-750e9d94-865f-4a29-9533-74d1f0230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-b68c0ceb-159a-478c-a41d-e34390230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-03222548-874f-417a-9551-e2c090230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-42fe9c88-0b31-453d-8af4-2e00c0230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-0bb24d82-e08e-49c2-be8d-043390230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-4fefa779-6f52-4799-ba12-6252f0230129 29.01.2023, 18:19 bp-e7e35422-5ae1-43bf-9307-f0e720230129 29.01.2023, 18:19

Asked by thorny1 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Tampermonkey script to allow scrolling youtube search bar off top of page stopped working correctly

I use the following on youtube pages to allow the top search-bar section to be scrolled off the top of the page (otherwise it is fixed in place). GM_addStyle("#masthead-… (read more)

I use the following on youtube pages to allow the top search-bar section to be scrolled off the top of the page (otherwise it is fixed in place).

GM_addStyle("#masthead-container.ytd-app { position: static !important; } #page-manager.ytd-app { margin-top: 0 !important; }");

Recently, youtube added some kind of effect that is applied around the video window (a kind of blurring of the colors in the video that extends beyond the video border). I think it's only part of the "dark theme". This effect seems to be covering up the search bar with my modified style applied. The search bar appears and then fades out. How can I turn this effect off? Or at least make it so it doesn't cover up the search bar? I'd prefer to turn it off completely.

Asked by L KL 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago

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New Comment Popup

How can I turn off the new Facebook Comment popup? I want to use the old version where the comments are listed under the original pots not in a seperate narrow popup win… (read more)

How can I turn off the new Facebook Comment popup? I want to use the old version where the comments are listed under the original pots not in a seperate narrow popup window.

Asked by 1artworkz 1 year ago

Answered by 1artworkz 1 year ago

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Doesn't Firefox have a Two-factor Authentication thing that I can use with Facebook. Without a mobile phone, using the Firefox browser on a computer or laptop?

Okay, I give up. So, Facebook is or has implemented this Turn on two-factor authentication or whatever it is. What this means for me at the moment is that I am unable t… (read more)

Okay, I give up. So, Facebook is or has implemented this Turn on two-factor authentication or whatever it is. What this means for me at the moment is that I am unable to access my Facebook account as it is now forcing me to use this Two-factor authentication thingie, despite that I do not have a mobile phone. (yes, I know it's unusual in this day of age not to have one. I did have one at one time, but for the moment I have no interest in getting another one). I would rather use my laptop anyway.

Doesn't Firefox have a Two-factor Authentication thing that I can use with Facebook? Without a mobile phone using the Firefox browser on a computer or laptop?

Now, from what I can see, Facebook is offering 3 ways of doing this. #1) Authentication app, like Google Authenticator or Duo Mobile. #2) Text message (SMS). #3) Security Key. So, because I do not use or have a mobile phone, I was guessing that my option would only be #1 Authentication app, like Google Authenticator ... which I have never used before, and while reading up on it, I keep reading that I can only use it with the Google Chrome browser?!? If that wasn't bad enough, I typically use Microsoft Outlook, not Gmail. So, I am at a loss at this point.

Again, I do not have a mobile phone. Doesn't Firefox have a Two-factor Authentication thing that I can use with Facebook? Without a mobile phone using the Firefox browser on a computer or laptop?

Help please.

Asked by Teagan 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Manage bookmark folders in Firefox for Android

The Bookmarks option cannot be found on the 3-points menu, con trary to the following help topic: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/manage-bookmark-folders-firefox-an… (read more)

The Bookmarks option cannot be found on the 3-points menu, con trary to the following help topic: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/manage-bookmark-folders-firefox-android#w_create-a-new-bookmark-folder There are several options like the following three, but Bookmarks is not there: Select tabs, Share all tabs, Tabs settings, etc.

What is this issue, and how can I manage tabs folders, please? How can tabs folders be managed like making a new tabs folder or rename it?

Asked by Straydog 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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"Send tab to device" only shows 4 most recent devices

When using "send tab to device", the submenu previously showed all synced devices, in my case, more than 10 devices. Recently it only shows 4 devices and there is no way … (read more)

When using "send tab to device", the submenu previously showed all synced devices, in my case, more than 10 devices. Recently it only shows 4 devices and there is no way to access the other ones. Is this broken or is it a recent change? If so, can I revert the behavior with a preference?

Under "manage devices", I still see all of my synced devices, they just don't show up in the "send to device" submenu.

Asked by Darren 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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I need to hide my email from the right side menu.

I've the same problem as https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1317794#question-reply but after following the steps for the solution, it doesn't work for me. Does it have… (read more)

I've the same problem as https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1317794#question-reply but after following the steps for the solution, it doesn't work for me. Does it have to do with all updates since this question was answered? I've created the chrome folder. I've created userChrome.css file and added the following without "`" marks in it and saved it and restarted firefox after changing the toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets = true . ```

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul"); /* only needed once */

#appMenu-fxa-label > .toolbarbutton-text { visibility:hidden !important; }

```

It doesn't work for me. Please have a look.

Asked by r33sch 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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On playing online videos screen flashes, goes blank until site / video is closed

So, for awhile now when I go to some sites, the screen suddenly starts flashing, then it jitters and turns some light color (like a light green; not blue screen, not blac… (read more)

So, for awhile now when I go to some sites, the screen suddenly starts flashing, then it jitters and turns some light color (like a light green; not blue screen, not black). If I guess where the "X" is to shut down the tab that has the video, I can end this. Often, like on youtube, I find the problem is some ad video that was playing. The rest of the site is ok. But not always.

One site I wrote down a few days where it happened: https://www.nbcsports.com/philadelphia/eagles/eagles-face-giants-2022-playoff-opener?cid=sm_npd_rsn_phi_fb_mn&fbclid=IwAR3rGUEa0W8fElrzCWANSIUpti9VKlbn0iHyvcFsviajYExo5tcRSyWBJXA

scroll down to video and everything blinks, becomes unuseable

It happens in lots of places, though. It is not per se a YouTube problem or just a problem at NBCSports. I shell out to MS Edge, and it seems to handle everything fine, so I'm assuming at this point it is a browser issue.

One last point: after this happen the screen display is degraded even after I manage to shut down the offending tab or video. It takes a Log off/log back in or reboot to fix everything. The degradation takes the form of making the screen look a bit like a pointilist painting, although that's an exaggeration.

FF 109.0.1 64 bit Windows 11 NVidia GeFORCE RTX 3060 running studio driver 526.98 (I have switched periodically from / to their gaming driver, which doesn't seem to matter)

Any help, appreciated.

Asked by monsieurms 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Sync Firefox on your phone or tablet

I'm trying to sync my bookmarks from Firefox mobile (Android) to my laptop (Dell) for the first time but there's no "Sync and save data" option under the dot menu on my p… (read more)

I'm trying to sync my bookmarks from Firefox mobile (Android) to my laptop (Dell) for the first time but there's no "Sync and save data" option under the dot menu on my phone nor is there any equivalent that I can find. How do I proceed?

Asked by asloane1412 1 year ago

Answered by asloane1412 1 year ago

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Removing sync info

I have a question regarding syncing. Is there a way to remotely remove all synced information from Firefox on a particular PC without actually accessing it? For example, … (read more)

I have a question regarding syncing. Is there a way to remotely remove all synced information from Firefox on a particular PC without actually accessing it? For example, if I sync my home PC Firefox with my laptop or my work PC. Then, one day, for some reason I no longer have access to my work PC, and all of my sensitive information is there. Or if I lose my laptop, or if it is stolen... Is it possible to remove all sensitive information from a remote synced PC? Alternatively, is there a way to remove all synced information every time I close the browser? This way I can remove a particular PC in my Firefox account and once the browser is restarted at the remote location, the data will no longer be pulled and synced. Can this be done? Thanks in advance!

Asked by golosrazuma 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox (and also Thunderbird) crash on trying to load Yahoo mail login page

A friend (who knows even less about technology than me) has an old Dell Inspiron 1501 which has been running Linux Mint 18 Xfce, which is now unsupported. I'm beginning t… (read more)

A friend (who knows even less about technology than me) has an old Dell Inspiron 1501 which has been running Linux Mint 18 Xfce, which is now unsupported. I'm beginning to regret it but just to keep it going for a couple of years I offered to update to Mint 20 Xfce, which is the last version listing 1 Gb as the minimum Ram (everything later or other version are 2 Gb or more), which is the most that system can use. Once the wifi was eventually working (old b43 broadcom driver) most things went fine (except Team Viewer, which works on another Mint 20 Xfce system, but that's not a question for here). However, she uses Yahoo mail, and for some reason just attempting to load the login page (login.yahoo.com) causes Firefox to crash (I mentioned Thunderbird in the title as I attempted to access Yahoo Mail with it, but because it needs to access the Yahoo Mail page (as I think this is now based on App codes rather than passwords), and doing that crashed Thunderbird also). I'm pretty sure I have methodically gone through all the troubleshooting steps on https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-and-diagnose-firefox-problems (clear cookies & cache by deleting history; clear startup cache; refresh; reinstall; new profile). Firefox doesn't crash in Troubleshoot mode, despite the fact is seems to still use hardware acceleration, even though I thought it would disable that. Hence, I'm at the end of what I know to try (and that's just from following the guide, I am not an expert) and would be grateful for any help anyone can offer. I attach an image that lists all the submitted crash reports, as they will refer to slightly different conditions as I tried all the options mentioned above. I'm using my own PC to submit this (so any hardware & system data submitted by this web-form won't be relevant), not the Inspiron 1501 that has the issue. I can open the Yahoo mail page on this machine (same version of Firefox) and also on the Inspiron 1501 using Chrome (but there was a different reason relating to security why we couldn't log in via that). Would really like to get Firefox (and Thunderbird) working on the laptop, if possible.

Asked by Jonny Terry 1 year ago

Answered by Jonny Terry 1 year ago