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Saving web page usually fails, until retried

I notice some reported this problem in 2020, in a post that's been archived. I reported it previously in a different post, but I may not have provided enough information.… (read more)

I notice some reported this problem in 2020, in a post that's been archived.

I reported it previously in a different post, but I may not have provided enough information. I am using currently 91.10.0esr (64-bit) on openSUSE Leap 15.3 Linux.

When I right click on a web page, and choose "Save Page As..." from the menu that appears in response to the right click, then choose "Web Page, complete (*.htm *.html)" as how to save the page, Firefox goes through some process, something is placed on the disk drive. But often, the status of the download shows as "Failed". That is until I retry the download. I've even been able to "Show all downloads" and click on an icon to retry it, sometimes days or weeks later, without even re-visiting the web page which was originally saved, but after clicking on the icon to retry saving the page, the status shows as "Completed". It could just be an issue with Firefox reporting the status, rather than an actual failure.

Is this a "bug"/"error" in the program code for Firefox? If so, is there someway to report it, or will this post serve as such a report?

I'd appreciate any helpful thoughts.

Asked by toes314 3 weeks ago

Last reply by toes314 19 hours ago

Restore firefox session questions

A few days ago I opened my monitor and was greeted by Firefox, already open, with the session erased. No clue how or why. I found this thread [restore firefox session]. … (read more)

A few days ago I opened my monitor and was greeted by Firefox, already open, with the session erased. No clue how or why.

I found this thread [restore firefox session]. Very helpful.

I solved the problem by copying the latest upgrade.jsonlz4 file in the sessionstore-backups folder, renaming the copy as sessionstore.lsonlz4, renamed the original to sessionstoreold.jsonlz4, and replaced it with the copy in the main profile foider. It worked fine.

The only problem was the backup file was 2-3 days old, so there is a disparity between the content of the latest erased session, and the tabs from the backup.

I'm confused why there wouldn't be a backup created whenever the browser is closed, or something to that effect.

Is there no way to increase the frequency of created backups, and the quantity of of theses backups?

Asked by noel_envode 1 week ago

Last reply by noel_envode 5 days ago

Autofill not working after last update

Autofill for payment and address information has stopped working. The option to choose one will come up, but when you click it, nothing fills in. Password autofill has be… (read more)

Autofill for payment and address information has stopped working. The option to choose one will come up, but when you click it, nothing fills in. Password autofill has been working, though.

Asked by jayneeyoung91 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jayneeyoung91 4 days ago

Why saved logins got removed after some years??

Hi fellows. I'm using Firefox accounts for long time, to be specific from Created ⁨6/26/2015⁩ as my Firefox account page says at password field, And lately starts to noti… (read more)

Hi fellows.

I'm using Firefox accounts for long time, to be specific from Created ⁨6/26/2015⁩ as my Firefox account page says at password field, And lately starts to notice that a lot of saved logins and some history are missing. I have checked when oldest Last Modified item, it appears to be from Last modified: October 5, 2018 So, there is at least 3 years of lost data. Is it something normal!! Or its because i have a limited saving i guess. Or apparently logins and history older than 5 years are removed!? Please i want more details about these things, if as i guessed that 5 years old data will be removed, i have to save them in another sources. it maybe an issue in my PC i can fix and get these old data.

Really thank you and appreciate your time. Thank you.

Asked by bnj52573 3 weeks ago

Last reply by bnj52573 3 days ago

Reinstalled Firefox and got new monitor. Now webpages don't load properly.

I had issues with Firefox and reinstalled it. My monitor was cracked so bought a new monitor. Now web pages don't load properly. If on a message board or looking at email… (read more)

I had issues with Firefox and reinstalled it. My monitor was cracked so bought a new monitor. Now web pages don't load properly. If on a message board or looking at emails, lines separating each post or email are missing. This happens throughout the web. separating lines, boxes are missing. It's like 90% of the page loads and then some parts don't. I've tried all the troubleshooting answers from Mozilla. Nothing works. Never had this issue for years of using Firefox. All of a sudden, web pages all look different. It can't be the monitor because the computer tells the monitor what to display. So something must have changed when I reinstalled Firefox. I've added a picture below of how the Ticketmaster page loads. It would always show each individual seat. Now most of the empty seats have disappeared along with the line separating each row. Makes it almost impossible to decipher the webpage. The blue dots are seats still for sale. The empty rows should also have dots representing each and every seat, but now only about 50% of the seats actually display. Anyone have any ideas on what is going wrong? Driving me absolutely crazy. Ruined my ability to surf the web. Every page is missing something. Usually separating lines. Any ideas?

Asked by centralpark212 1 week ago

Last reply by centralpark212 6 days ago

Home page won't open on boot

After last or previous update, Firefox does not load home page. Get message with last tabs: Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back. We are having trouble res… (read more)

After last or previous update, Firefox does not load home page. Get message with last tabs:

Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back.

We are having trouble restoring your last browsing session. Select Restore Session to try again.

Still not able to restore your session? Sometimes a tab is causing the issue. View previous tabs, remove the checkmark from the tabs you don’t need to recover, and then restore.

Did all this it is still happening. Last time removing some file folder did not correct. Do not want it to restore last session!

What is causing this?

James

Asked by JJEULER 1 week ago

Last reply by JJEULER 4 days ago

Firefox not closing properly

Hi, For a couple of weeks I've noticed, that at night when I close Firefox and prepare to turn off my computer, the Firefox browser does not close properly. I've also not… (read more)

Hi,

For a couple of weeks I've noticed, that at night when I close Firefox and prepare to turn off my computer, the Firefox browser does not close properly.

I've also noticed that it takes a while for the browser to close. Maybe a minute or more as opposed to immediately as had been in the past. I've attached a picture and I always 'click' Quit Firefox.

I'm on an iMac running Monterey 12.4.

Thanks very much!

Asked by Heavy D 1 week ago

Last reply by Heavy D 5 days ago

removing autofill items

I entered my password accidentally into the username field on a webmail page. It keeps showing several entries I made in the past every time I log in. How do I get rid of… (read more)

I entered my password accidentally into the username field on a webmail page. It keeps showing several entries I made in the past every time I log in. How do I get rid of these entries? I searched the subject and all the suggestions of deleting it in the dropdown box with SHIFT+DELETE or CTRL+DELETE don't work.

I also use Vivaldi browser and I have the same issue when logging in to webmail. The list of usernames is different from Firefox so I know the lists are tied to the particular browser. I was able to delete the entire list with Vivaldi and I logged in to webmail and auto-fill list is gone. Can't do the same in Firefox. Please help.

Asked by hongtoh.trevor 1 week ago

Last reply by hongtoh.trevor 5 days ago

SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_CRITICAL_EXTENSION

I am getting the error SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_CRITICAL_EXTENSION on every page i open. I have looked around and tried to fix it using similar error messages but nothing has wo… (read more)

I am getting the error SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_CRITICAL_EXTENSION on every page i open. I have looked around and tried to fix it using similar error messages but nothing has worked. I have uninstalled and reinstalled but nothing has worked.

Can anyone help me as there is nothing online that i can find that will fix this.

Asked by colbarron 1 week ago

Last reply by colbarron 3 days ago

Autoplay is blocked when opening link in New Tab without switching to it

So, despite selecting "Allow Audio and Video" in the Site Preferences, "AUTOPLAY BLOCKED" continues to show on a tab, and it only goes away once I access the tab. This pa… (read more)

So, despite selecting "Allow Audio and Video" in the Site Preferences, "AUTOPLAY BLOCKED" continues to show on a tab, and it only goes away once I access the tab. This particularly happens on Youtube media.

You may find attached to this question an image of my about:config settings.

What further can be done to fix this?

Asked by icywiddow 1 week ago

Last reply by icywiddow 5 days ago

https://community.adobe.com "You are not allowed to access this site"

Firefox won't connect to "https://community.adobe.com" Error "You are not allowed to access this site" Disabled all add-ons didn't fix it! Works fine in Chrome, Etc … (read more)

Firefox won't connect to "https://community.adobe.com" Error "You are not allowed to access this site" Disabled all add-ons didn't fix it! Works fine in Chrome, Etc

Asked by acct3 1 week ago

Last reply by acct3 4 days ago

How to Move Address Bar Down

I just need a way to rearrange tool bars, and in particular, move the address bar to the bottom. I am using: Name Firefox Version 91.8.0esr Build ID 20220330151638 Dis… (read more)

I just need a way to rearrange tool bars, and in particular, move the address bar to the bottom.

I am using: Name Firefox Version 91.8.0esr Build ID 20220330151638 Distribution ID User Agent Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:91.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/91.0 OS Linux 5.10.0-13-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.106-1 (2022-03-17) Debian 11 with Xfce 4.16

Asked by kitchm1 2 months ago

Last reply by kitchm1 3 hours ago

firefox can't save files on my google drive with ubuntu 22.04

Good afternoon. I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 22.04 in my system. I use Firefox, to navigate, study and download diverse things, including work files. When I trie… (read more)

Good afternoon. I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 22.04 in my system. I use Firefox, to navigate, study and download diverse things, including work files. When I tried to download those files in my google drive, it shows me the folder which I will use, everything right, but when I hit "Save", nothing happens. Do you know which is the problem? I can access drive from "files" from Ubuntu without problem, upload and download files... Thanks in advance.

Orlando

Asked by osposto 2 weeks ago

Last reply by osposto 5 days ago

Recently (3-4 weeks) my home page is blank. Each new tab opens as blank, extensions are missing along with bookmark icon

My home page is blank. I don't know which program updated but I am pretty upset. I had an internet experience I really enjoyed and now ... it's gone. I use Norton securi… (read more)

My home page is blank. I don't know which program updated but I am pretty upset. I had an internet experience I really enjoyed and now ... it's gone.

I use Norton security. I use Duck Duck Go as my search engine Firefox as my ISP

I think I have a decent grasp of all the programs but the way they function together is nuanced and I didn't really need to understand until now.

My old home page had DuckDuckGo as the search engine, my favorite websites pinned to the upper page and pocket articles below. Not sure how most of it came to be but I like it much better than the Yahoo.com page I had set up as my homepage. If I were to hit the home icon it would take me to Yahoo.com. If I opened another tab it would take me to Shangri-la. Help!

Asked by kolleenhill 3 hours ago

Downloading pdf files fails

Lately when I attempt to download any pdf file I get the 'file name'.pdf with 'failed' as the result (when I check the Download icon on the FF status bar). I looked in m… (read more)

Lately when I attempt to download any pdf file I get the 'file name'.pdf with 'failed' as the result (when I check the Download icon on the FF status bar). I looked in my download directory and I found these 'failed' .pdf files with 0 KB and also some files (same name).pdf.part. I changed the file extension (deleted .part) to .pdf and the files would open in Acrobat. Nobody likes inconsistent problems, but occasionally a pdf will download normally!! But it fails more than it works. Using FF 102.0 (64-bit)

Asked by Wally 3 hours ago

Last reply by Wally 3 hours ago

Configure close button for tabs in macOS at the left like Safari web browser

In macOS close buttons are located always at left side. Is there an option to move or change close button to the left? Instead of having it to the right like in windows. … (read more)

In macOS close buttons are located always at left side. Is there an option to move or change close button to the left? Instead of having it to the right like in windows.

Asked by cagoscra 3 days ago

Security Error: Content on about:tab may not load or link file

I had set up a userContent.css file in the past to pull up and fetch an image on my computer to display as a background on the homepage. It worked and did it's job until … (read more)

I had set up a userContent.css file in the past to pull up and fetch an image on my computer to display as a background on the homepage. It worked and did it's job until recently, when I had recently relocated a lot of my files around on my computer. I have redirected everything to where I want it to look, including the userContent.css file to the new location for the image I want as the background. Firefox loads the .css file correctly, and recognizes the file existing, but it won't load the image itself for some odd reason. It states it "may not load or link the file" because of a security error, and thus, can't load the image. I never had to deal with this before. How can I get Firefox to be able to load my image like I want it to? I have screenshots that I can provide, but this site doesn't want to upload them at the moment.

Asked by meddlingguns 3 hours ago

Partial crash recovery of Firefox Windows and tabs

I had a partial crash of Firefox browser where some windows with multiple tabs closed. I believe it was caused by my processor overheating. After correcting my processo… (read more)

I had a partial crash of Firefox browser where some windows with multiple tabs closed. I believe it was caused by my processor overheating. After correcting my processor overheating issue and restarting, the remaining windows that were open before the reboot restored as the previous session but the windows and tabs that crashed did not recover. Would those be backed up anywhere?

Asked by maier.orders 3 days ago

Clear history excluding cookies of a site.

I normally clear the history by choosing "Everything" from "Time range to clean" and choosing all checkmarks except "Site preferences". How do I exclude a single site fro… (read more)

I normally clear the history by choosing "Everything" from "Time range to clean" and choosing all checkmarks except "Site preferences".

How do I exclude a single site from the history deletion process to prevent the settings/cookies of that given site from being deleted ?

Asked by glfirex 2 hours ago