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Latest update (88.0.1) has disabled "Restore previous session".

The subject line says it, really: though "Restore previous session" is still ticked in Options, a reboot presented me with just my homepage tabs. Is this, as I hope, an … (read more)

The subject line says it, really: though "Restore previous session" is still ticked in Options, a reboot presented me with just my homepage tabs. Is this, as I hope, an inadvertent bug or a design decision?

I'm using a desktop PC running Windows 7. Many thanks.

Asked by mail226 1 day ago

Answered by mail226 1 day ago

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Where is the screen shot option for Mozilla browser?

Where is the screen shot option for Mozilla browser? It used to be under the 3 dot menu in the address bar but now not able to find it. It was super useful. Please help m… (read more)

Where is the screen shot option for Mozilla browser? It used to be under the 3 dot menu in the address bar but now not able to find it. It was super useful. Please help me with the solution.

Thanks!

Asked by abhik.chatterjee 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

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Firefox Screenshot Utility Missing from Three Dot Menu

I use the browser-integrated snipping/screen-shot tool constantly. Today I discovered that it is no longer available from the three dot menu in the address bar. Why? C… (read more)

I use the browser-integrated snipping/screen-shot tool constantly. Today I discovered that it is no longer available from the three dot menu in the address bar. Why? Can it be restored? Has it been relocated? Discontinued? This is one of the primary features that I rely on in Firefox.

Asked by wynden 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Not opening downloaded files

When marking student scripts, I download and open a large number of files in a day. So I want it to be easy. But Firefox does not deliver what it promises. I want to clic… (read more)

When marking student scripts, I download and open a large number of files in a day. So I want it to be easy. But Firefox does not deliver what it promises. I want to click on the file link on the teaching website and the file to open automatically. But everytime I have to navigate to click in a dialog box in order to open the file. Is there any way to get Firefox to do what is says "Do this automaticall..."?

As far as I can see, these are bog standard .pdf, .docx and .doc files.

Asked by cvhorie 1 week ago

Answered by TJYOURFRIEND 6 days ago

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cannot search

This is what I get when i try to do a search: https://secure.web-start-page.com/?partner=acer&src=omnibox&brw=ff&q=bbc+news It has been happening for abot 4-… (read more)

This is what I get when i try to do a search:

https://secure.web-start-page.com/?partner=acer&src=omnibox&brw=ff&q=bbc+news

It has been happening for abot 4-5 days now. Have never had any problems in the past.

Asked by wls3 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 days ago

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The ability to "Save As" when downloading from a web page

I really miss the ability to have a "Save As" choice when i download pdf's or pictures from the web I'm always on the latest version of Firefox but only gets 'Open', Open… (read more)

I really miss the ability to have a "Save As" choice when i download pdf's or pictures from the web I'm always on the latest version of Firefox but only gets 'Open', Open with' and 'Save'...

Often the downloaded files gets lost in the wrong folder or hide itself with a crazy name that 'the web page' has given it.

AS both Google Chrome and Windows Edge offers that possibility and has for long, please include that feature in the next update...??

Thank You

Niels

Asked by Niels Erik Mogensen-Larsen 1 week ago

Answered by Niels Erik Mogensen-Larsen 5 days ago

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Fonts too bold on certain sites

Introduction So I learned the hard way to never run sudo apt remove python3 on an ubuntu system. I'm running Linuxlite (Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS) on a dell desktop (unsure of t… (read more)

Introduction So I learned the hard way to never run sudo apt remove python3 on an ubuntu system. I'm running Linuxlite (Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS) on a dell desktop (unsure of the model).

The Problem After looking at some guides and upgrading the operating system, I managed to get most of the fonts to display correctly. Sites with certain kinds of text still appear to be "too bold" (see images).

""What I've tried"" The command actually removed Mozilla, so I had to reinstall it. Updating it also didn't fix the problem. I have messed around with the font settings and nothing changed. It seems that only Mozilla is doing this because the Brave browser displays the fonts correctly. Other than that, I haven't really done all that much. Also the font as I write this is normal.

Thanks for your consideration!

Asked by maximorainwater9 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Can't access any google site on Firefox

When I try to access google, youtube or gmail, I get an error saying "www.google.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that … (read more)

When I try to access google, youtube or gmail, I get an error saying "www.google.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site.". It only happens when I'm using Firefox. I tried deleting the cookies and even reinstalling, but nothing works. Please help. I miss youtube.

Asked by lnicofideo 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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I want to further increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode

As shown in the attached image, I manually change max = "100" to max = "300" every time to increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode. Is there a way to fix t… (read more)

As shown in the attached image, I manually change max = "100" to max = "300" every time to increase the maximum reading speed in reader view mode. Is there a way to fix this to max = "300"?

Asked by lsdoll02 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 days ago

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Tools / Features missing

Hi, I have been using Firefox for months now..I did not get any reply from devolopers why is that? Are they too busy to reply their own users? Anyway Some features are m… (read more)

Hi, I have been using Firefox for months now..I did not get any reply from devolopers why is that? Are they too busy to reply their own users? Anyway Some features are missing..I request dev teams to look into it and try to add them..

       Those are....

#1 forward/Backward button on direct Index screen missing..So everytime when I try to shuffle pages from back to front I had to go to Inside settings. It's so irritating. #2 There is no actual adblocker/pop-up blocker which actually work. Everytime I go to a ads enabled page I had to face pop-up ads. I can't do anything about it. #3 no VpN #4 No resume/pause button on Downloads.'

Asked by arghabasu248 6 days ago

Answered by Mohamed Adnan 6 days ago

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Unable to watch live YouTube videos

Ever since installed Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS (& latter upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS), I am unable to watch YT live videos! Below are the screenshots of the issue & a… (read more)

Ever since installed Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS (& latter upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS), I am unable to watch YT live videos! Below are the screenshots of the issue & a test page report.

Asked by contact.rishikmr 6 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

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Screen Shot option missing in version 88.0 (64 bit)

Suddenly, the screen shot option is missing from the "page options" menu. There are numerous "solutions" out there, but none of them work. I type about:config in the add… (read more)

Suddenly, the screen shot option is missing from the "page options" menu. There are numerous "solutions" out there, but none of them work. I type about:config in the address bar and the browser takes me to the search results, not the config screens shown in the solutions. Selecting any of the search results just makes things worse. My version of FireFox is 88.0 (64 bit).

Asked by Roger 6 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 days ago

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Firefox Invisible Window

I'm honestly now sure how best to explain this because it's kind of weird, but I will try my best. Basically, Firefox thinks there's two windows open, when really there i… (read more)

I'm honestly now sure how best to explain this because it's kind of weird, but I will try my best. Basically, Firefox thinks there's two windows open, when really there is only one. When I right click on the Firefox logo in my Dock (I'm on Mac), it tells me I have two windows open, the main window I use and then a second "What's new with Firefox" window (see screenshot). This is the "invisible" window. I have tried many things to get Firefox to realize that window doesn't exist. I've quit Firefox many times, tried to get my Mac to display all windows (it says there are no open windows when I close out of my main window), restarted my Mac, cleared cache and cookies, removed from Dock, etc. At this point, I don't know what's left to do other than remove Firefox entirely and re-install it and I would hate to do that. I hope I've provided enough detail to get the gist of the issue. If you need any more info, I'm happy to provide it! Thanks in advance for your help.

Asked by ren 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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Session and session backups corrupted

I had a crash on firefox, I easily fix lost sessions, when I got updates or crash that lose my active session. When I try to retrieve my sessions by copying recovery.bakl… (read more)

I had a crash on firefox, I easily fix lost sessions, when I got updates or crash that lose my active session.

When I try to retrieve my sessions by copying recovery.baklz4 or recovery.jsonlz4 both of them does not work. When clicking on restore previous session, firefox rezzes a few seconds, and then the restore session tab stays blank.

I tried: https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/scrounger.html but the website does not succesfully recovers my firefox session and the tab just crashes, I did manage to convert it to a JSON file.

I did some work on the JSON file myself, through regex and jq tool. I extracted the urls from it. I scrapped my json to make it lighter (I think the problem is from the size of my session), I scrapped the "image", "scp", json objects, trimming the size of the file, it's size was divided by almost 20.

Is there a way to recreate a sane jsonzl4 file? I have the data.

What seems weird is that backups from a few weeks is only around 20MB and by adding a few tabs, it went from 20MB to 80-90MB it's freaking huge.

Is there a way to fix this? recreate a json file and then encrypt it to jsonzl4? What can I scrape safely from my session?

I have been trying to fix this for hours, please help!

Asked by Itsuki 5 days ago

Answered by Itsuki 4 days ago

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Getting 'new user' sing in warnings using Firefox

Hello, Ever since I used 'Refresh' to solve a problem, I now have to sign into all my regular sites, like YouTube, FaceBook and especially Twitter, where I receive a warn… (read more)

Hello,

Ever since I used 'Refresh' to solve a problem, I now have to sign into all my regular sites, like YouTube, FaceBook and especially Twitter, where I receive a warning every time I sign in. (See attachment).

To clarify: before the Refresh, I could just bring up these sites and be automatically signed in. My computer remembers the sign in names and passwords, but I still have to go through the process, and with Twitter, I'm getting these warnings, which has caused that site to ask for more info to verify my identity.

So: why am I coming up as a 'new user' every time I want to go to sites I've been going to for years?

Thank you,

John

Asked by yohejohn 5 days ago

Answered by yohejohn 5 days ago

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Unable to make Firefox the default browser via GPO on Windows 10

I'm using these instructions for making the FireFox browser the default browser via GPO: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/make-firefox-enterprise-default-browser#fire… (read more)

I'm using these instructions for making the FireFox browser the default browser via GPO: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/make-firefox-enterprise-default-browser#firefox-enterprise:win10: and I'm unable to do so successfully.

When I perform the steps what happens is that no browser becomes the default. Trying to open an html document causes Windows 10 to ask the user to pick which browser they would like to be the default web browser. I can choose Firefox at that point but if I reboot or do a gpupdate /force, the default app for browser goes back to not having one selected.

I can use the same steps to a file at the same network location to make Google Chrome the default browser without issue, but when I switch back to trying to make Firefox the default the same problem returns. I've tried the rapid release version and the ESR version. I have also uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox.

I feel like the issue is related to the default associations xml file from the instructions which states ProgId="FirefoxHTML . If you look in the windows registry, "FirefoxHTML" is not listed as an option for either of these keys: Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.html\OpenWithProgIds Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.htm\OpenWithProgIds

If you go here: Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\Firefox-308046B0AF4A39CB\Capabilities\URLAssociations

Instead of "FirefoxHTML" it lists "FirefoxURL-308046B0AF4A39CB" for the http and https url associations.

Does anyone have a solution to this problem or another way to make Firefox the default browser for multiple machines remotely?

Asked by adidasnmotion 5 days ago

Answered by Mike Kaply 2 days ago