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How do I sync bookmarks from Waterfox Classic to Firefox on the same Mac?

I used to use Firefox but changed to Waterfox Classic a couple of years ago. I have now downloaded Waterfox Current but can't transfer my bookmarks and passwords to the … (read more)

I used to use Firefox but changed to Waterfox Classic a couple of years ago. I have now downloaded Waterfox Current but can't transfer my bookmarks and passwords to the new Waterfox. All the suggestions on the sub-Reddit group do not work because I am not sufficiently computer literate to understand them and/or they are incorrect. Syncing did nothing so I am back on Firefox but syncing here does not bring all the bookmarks from Waterfox Classic to Firefox either. As noted, I am to all intents and purposes computer illiterate plus I am in my mid-seventies with no teenagers around to solve techie problems for me. I really don't want to have to open my bookmarked sites in Firefox and them bookmark them manually, so is there an easy way to get my bookmarks and passwords from Waterfox Classic to Firefox. If so, can someone point me in the direction of an idiot's guide so I can revert to Firefox as my default browser? Thank you

Asked by CJHa 1 year ago

Answered by CJHa 1 year ago

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Firefox does not appear in volume mixer in Windows 10

Firefox does not appear in volume mixer in Windows 10. No sound is audible in Firefox. The same Web sites work well and produce audio in other browsers. Everything's OK w… (read more)

Firefox does not appear in volume mixer in Windows 10. No sound is audible in Firefox. The same Web sites work well and produce audio in other browsers. Everything's OK with PC audio system.

Asked by yk320 1 year ago

Answered by RobertJ 1 year ago

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I would like to stop the annoying reload Drudgereport.com does. How?

Everyone going to the above mentioned website experiences the same annoying reloads. Please add a method to Firefox like IE has that can restrict sites reloading, assumin… (read more)

Everyone going to the above mentioned website experiences the same annoying reloads. Please add a method to Firefox like IE has that can restrict sites reloading, assuming this doesn't exist already. Thanks

Asked by Eastcreek 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How can I prevent ctrl+q from closing the browser?

When I click ctrl+q by mistake, the browser window with all its tabs is closed immediately, with no warning. This has already made me lose data. is there a way to disable… (read more)

When I click ctrl+q by mistake, the browser window with all its tabs is closed immediately, with no warning. This has already made me lose data. is there a way to disable this keyboard shortcut?

Asked by Erel Segal-Halevi 1 year ago

Answered by Ruba 1 year ago

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How to stop Firefox suggesting Autofill logins from other sites?

I have logins saved on various sites but recently Firefox has starting offering logins for sites that aren't the one I'm trying to log into. Because I have quite a few lo… (read more)

I have logins saved on various sites but recently Firefox has starting offering logins for sites that aren't the one I'm trying to log into. Because I have quite a few logins saved this can result in getting a dropdown of dozens of 'suggested' logins and finding the one in the list that's the actual login for the site I'm visiting is a bit of pain. How can I set this so that Firefox will only show me logins for the site I'm currently visiting the way it used to?

Asked by Kaine 2 years ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 years ago

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need to get rid of search marquis

I had this problem with Safari & Chrome but I was able to fix it. I cannot get rid of "search manager." I have looked into all the items listed that I can find but ev… (read more)

I had this problem with Safari & Chrome but I was able to fix it. I cannot get rid of "search manager." I have looked into all the items listed that I can find but every time I sign onto Firefox, I'm directed to search manager. I just open a new tab. It is NOT listed as one of the search engines. How can I get rid of it? My home page is a blank page.

Asked by sstrad53 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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My addons doesn't show up in the top right bar

Basically i noticed that whenever i installed adblock or any other addons they don't show up in the top right bar as icon and even if i have them enabled they do not work… (read more)

Basically i noticed that whenever i installed adblock or any other addons they don't show up in the top right bar as icon and even if i have them enabled they do not work, i searched a bit and it seems to be an old issue that was present with some older version of firefox, is somebody currently experiecing this?

Asked by dddcod5 2 years ago

Answered by dddcod5 2 years ago

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Firefox won't open a new window when I right click the icon

I've had no problem with Firefox until yesterday. When I right-click the Firefox icon it won't open a new window. I've never had this problem before. At the time this o… (read more)

I've had no problem with Firefox until yesterday. When I right-click the Firefox icon it won't open a new window. I've never had this problem before. At the time this occurred I started having problems with the Windows 10 start up not opening and not displaying my apps and the Windows Picture editor presenting me with a black screen and not allowing me to import photos from my camera or iPhone. I uninstalled and re-installed Firefox and it still doesn't open a new window when I right click the icon. I can't find information on how to solve this anywhere and am hoping someone here can help me. Thank you for any help you can provide.

Asked by jingleny 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Why is Facebook allowed to hijack back button?

When searching on Google I sometime click on a link that takes me to Facebook. As soon as this happens the back button is greyed out and I have to close the window and re… (read more)

When searching on Google I sometime click on a link that takes me to Facebook. As soon as this happens the back button is greyed out and I have to close the window and restart my search. Why are Facebook allowed to have this annoying feature and is there a way to stop it?

Asked by firefox492 1 year ago

Answered by firefox492 1 year ago

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How do I disable these pop-ups?

Thanks for reviewing my threads. After making a new account, I did not get past threads into this account. I find after update, firefox work OK, but after considerable u… (read more)

Thanks for reviewing my threads.

After making a new account, I did not get past threads into this account.

I find after update, firefox work OK, but after considerable usage, it slows down.

I had a setting to clean up cache after closing. Will add blocker make larger files for scanning. What are the folders to look to do clean up?

I am getting this irritating popup frequently, when I am using yahoo email with "Looks like your ad-blocker is on"

How do I disable this pop-ups?

Thanks for your guidance.

Asked by RIMD 1 year ago

Last reply by RIMD 1 year ago

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CTRL W doesn't close a pinned tab

CTRL + W is the keyboard shortcut to close the active tab. This works fine if the tab isn't pinned, but if I press CTRL + W on a pinned tab, it just cycles to the next ta… (read more)

CTRL + W is the keyboard shortcut to close the active tab. This works fine if the tab isn't pinned, but if I press CTRL + W on a pinned tab, it just cycles to the next tab. This isn't ideal. The shortcut should close the tab regardless of whether it is pinned (as it does in other browsers). Anyone know why Firefox does this / is it intentional behaviour?

Asked by whalemonster 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Is there a shortcut code that opens your first, second, third, bookmark from your bookmark toolbar? Safari has this where command+option+1 opens bookmark #1

I know I can switch to my first open tab by clicking command+1, but I want to open my first bookmark with a shortcut key. Is this already built into Firefox or do I need … (read more)

I know I can switch to my first open tab by clicking command+1, but I want to open my first bookmark with a shortcut key. Is this already built into Firefox or do I need to make custom shortcuts for this? If so, can you make a custom shortcut open a specific bookmark in your list of bookmarks in your bookmark toolbar?

Asked by ahesse2567 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox won't install (MacOS 10.15.2 Catalina)

Firefox initially popped open a window stating that I already had another copy open and so wouldn't open. After some investigating, I found a fix and followed the steps … (read more)

Firefox initially popped open a window stating that I already had another copy open and so wouldn't open. After some investigating, I found a fix and followed the steps to delete profiles - possibly the cause of the errors. (I had applied this solution once months ago and it had worked then.) Subsequent to this attempt, I was unable to open Firefox - even with the creation of new profile(s). Given the situation, I deleted Firefox entirely by dragging into Trash and emptying the trash and re-logging in. Downloaded a clean new install from the Mozilla website. Although the DMG file downloaded fine, when I attempt to copy app to Applications folder, the system hangs. So now there is no way to re-install Firefox?!

This link /post seems to reflect my condition: https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1240427 However at the given location on my computer, I only had a FB video plugin - even after i deleted that, there is no change, i.e. remain unable to implement a fresh new install of Firefox.

Suggestions? Thanks! RT12

p.s. Using a different computer to post this. When I get a chance, I'll go back to the one with this issue and see if I can post the "troubleshooting information".

Asked by RT12 1 year ago

Answered by RT12 1 year ago

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Cannot run rtsp url

Two editions of 72.0.02 running on W10 platforms. Desktop runs VLC fine for rtsp urls. Laptop does not. I have added network.protocol--handler.expose.rtsp (false) AND 'Op… (read more)

Two editions of 72.0.02 running on W10 platforms. Desktop runs VLC fine for rtsp urls. Laptop does not. I have added network.protocol--handler.expose.rtsp (false) AND 'Open in VLC' but neither have helped. Message returns Firefox doesn’t know how to open this address, because one of the following protocols (rtsp) isn’t associated with any program or is not allowed in this context.

Asked by boac1980 1 year ago

Answered by boac1980 1 year ago

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Unable to change Japanese font, changes in "Languages and Appearance" not reflected.

Hello, I noticed a few hours ago that my Google search in Japanese was now displayed in an ugly font I have no memory of (could not identify it, attached a screenshot jus… (read more)

Hello,

I noticed a few hours ago that my Google search in Japanese was now displayed in an ugly font I have no memory of (could not identify it, attached a screenshot just in case).

I tried to change my settings for Japanese in Languages and Appearance, but no matter what, this unknown font remains the apparent default on sites such as SUMO and google.com.

I just refreshed Firefox to no avail.

Am I not looking in the right place?

Asked by MattP 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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What can be excluded from the Firefox profile folder when backing it up?

I've moved my Firefox profile to a custom location (in My Documents). When I run a backup, I want to exclude files that can easily be regenerated when the profile is rest… (read more)

I've moved my Firefox profile to a custom location (in My Documents). When I run a backup, I want to exclude files that can easily be regenerated when the profile is restored on another system. So far, my exclusion list is as follows:

D:\Documents\My Documents\Firefox\OfflineCache\*

D:\Documents\My Documents\Firefox\cache2\*

D:\Documents\My Documents\Firefox\minidumps\*

D:\Documents\My Documents\Firefox\safebrowsing\*

D:\Documents\My Documents\Firefox\storage\temporary\*

D:\Documents\My Documents\Firefox\parent.lock

Is this a safe list?

Are there additional folders that can safely be excluded? Keeping logins active upon restore is preferable (so keeping cookies, etc. is preferable).

Edit: The list above is safe, and when I tested the restore it works fine. The accepted answer lists some more folders that can be excluded, which I haven't yet tested but looking through them they look correct.

Asked by Shosha 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Router page isn't accessible via Firefox!

I can access my router setup page which is "192.168.0.1" or "tplinklogin.net" via other browsers without any problem. But with Firefox I can't access them anyway! But my … (read more)

I can access my router setup page which is "192.168.0.1" or "tplinklogin.net" via other browsers without any problem. But with Firefox I can't access them anyway! But my internet is working fine and other websites are working fine too in firefox. Follow the screenshot please!!

Any kind of help would be appreciated! Thanks in advance!!

Asked by Lone Wolf 2 years ago

Answered by Lone Wolf 1 year ago

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Set URL for Home button, but not newly launched browser or tab?

I've set the options so that I get a blank page whenever I launch Firefox or create a new tab. However, I would the Home button to take me to https://www.google.ca/ncr. … (read more)

I've set the options so that I get a blank page whenever I launch Firefox or create a new tab. However, I would the Home button to take me to https://www.google.ca/ncr. Is there a setting for this?

Asked by FoxyFirey 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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Is there a way to search pages for multiple terms? Word A or Word B or Word G or...

As it is, Command-F or Control-F searches only support exact phrase search. If I want to search for any of 6 terms, I have to type them in, one at a time. If I want to se… (read more)

As it is, Command-F or Control-F searches only support exact phrase search.

If I want to search for any of 6 terms, I have to type them in, one at a time. If I want to search multiple pages, it's a lot of extra typing.

If other people have asked this same question since 57, well, support.mozilla.org does not have a working search function. Apparently Findbar Tweaks provided this function up through 56. But searching "Findbar" in addons.mozilla.org yields every other kind of bar, but nothing involving the findbar, because, well, addons.mozilla.org does not have a working search function, because it stems and defaults to OR searches.

Multi-Keywords Highlighter can highlight these results, but can't help me navigate to each one.

Willing to consider another browser, but must be able to block flashing, block animation, and block blinking cursors, due to neuro issues.

Asked by MarjaE 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago