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How to enable recommended by pocket

Hi there! My recommended by pocket feature disappeared after the most recent Firefox update. Im currently running 78.01 version. I also tried about:config and the browser… (read more)

Hi there!

My recommended by pocket feature disappeared after the most recent Firefox update. Im currently running 78.01 version. I also tried about:config and the browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.section.topstories is set to true, but pocket recommendations are still missing from the homepage. Your help will be much appreciated.

Asked by havoc321 10 hours ago

Last reply by havoc321 17 minutes ago

FAILING TO RESTORE PREVIOUS SESSION AFTER PC POWER ACCIDENTALLY DISCONECTED AND SWITCHED OFF

Today my PC switched off after an accidental power disconnection. Previously if such an event would happen, upon restart Firefox would ask if I want to restore previous s… (read more)

Today my PC switched off after an accidental power disconnection. Previously if such an event would happen, upon restart Firefox would ask if I want to restore previous session after "a crash" (also showing a sad bear icon) and i would restore my previous session successfully. Alternatively, I would manually press the "restore previous browsing session" button in the menu (if not prompted automatically to do so upon starting Firefox). However, today, after the disconnection, when I tried starting Firefox, it first ran some update before opening up and didn't give me the window asking if I want to restore previous browsing session. The button for restoring previous browsing session manually in the menu was also greyed out. Somehow the option/preference to restore previous session seems to have been unselected (but not by me!)... I have already tried working with some solutions I found through Google searches about this problem and posted on this forum (including working with previous.js - a file which I can not find) but I haven't been successful though I am not sure if I was getting everything stated right. In the sessionstore-backup folder I could only find recovery.js and recovery.bak files only, nothing else, despite folder settings being set to show hidden files. I must note though that my browsing history is still there, and again, having already opened my Firefox once, I have not closed it again so it's still running on the first instance (currently on the latest version of Firefox) after the crash/restart/update/failed-restore-of-previous-browsing-session...I hope that's hopeful :(

Please help, I had critical stuff I was working on through multiple tabs over the past "few months" and it would be a nightmare to try and comb through the history to restore it piece by piece considering that it shows even the stuff I had closed and was no longer working with...restoring the session would greatly help  :(

Asked by troymargetsy 7 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

how stop firefox open new AD tabs

any config pref disable this? I mean ad new tab if I update firefox, or if I use new profile, thhese tabs tell about android, IOS apps, tell about pocket and FF security … (read more)

any config pref disable this?

I mean ad new tab if I update firefox, or if I use new profile, thhese tabs tell about android, IOS apps, tell about pocket and FF security features. Any help?

trying lockPref("browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.asrouter.providers.onboarding","");

not help

Asked by woveja1587 1 day ago

Last reply by woveja1587 5 hours ago

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Close Multiple Tabs sub-menu in context menu

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context … (read more)

In the new version of the Developer Edition the options "close tabs to the right" and "close other tabs" are in a sub-menu named "Close Multiple Tabs" inside the context menu. Is there's a way to change this so that they will appear directly in the main context menu? I use "close tabs to the right" often and I find this very annoying.

Asked by gershonido 1 month ago

Answered by gershonido 3 weeks ago

Pinned tabs can be closed accidentally

According to he description of “pinned tabs” (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/pinned-tabs-keep-favorite-websites-open): “Pinned Tabs are small, can't be closed ac… (read more)

According to he description of “pinned tabs” (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/pinned-tabs-keep-favorite-websites-open):

   “Pinned Tabs are small, can't be closed accidentally and open automatically when you start Firefox.”

Unfortunately, this is no true. Often, I find that my pinned tabs end up moved to another window. I cannot say why it happens, but it certainly does, and often. I suspect it is related to dragging the mouse when I am trying to click. I am disabled, and sometimes my attempt to click results in some dragging. If you drag a pinned tab off the left edge of the window, it moves the pinned tab to a new window and unpins the tab. At this point, it is quite easy to accidentally close the tab, and the tab will no longer be automatically opened when Firefox is started.

It should not be so easy to drag a pinned tab to a new window. This behavior should be changed.

Asked by JPMcGrath 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 23 hours ago

My search bar isn't working

Whenever I type in what I want in my search bar and I press the "enter" key, it won't lead me to another site. (For example I type 'youtube.com' and it won't go to the we… (read more)

Whenever I type in what I want in my search bar and I press the "enter" key, it won't lead me to another site. (For example I type 'youtube.com' and it won't go to the website and will just keep me in the same tab.)

Asked by Jane 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Tab Sync - How to close tabs across all devices

I have a ton of tabs open on my iphone and was looking for an easy way to clean them up. I have everything synced up between my macbook and my iphone. Is there a way to c… (read more)

I have a ton of tabs open on my iphone and was looking for an easy way to clean them up. I have everything synced up between my macbook and my iphone. Is there a way to close tabs on my iphone from my macbook? Going through all of the sidebar tabs on a big screen is so much quicker but I'm not seeing a way to close tabs across all devices. Any advice would be great. If this isn't possible, this would be a great feature to have added to firefox. Thanks.

Asked by jmsaylor 1 day ago

Return buttons close all tabs and close tabs to the right of the current

Now, to close all tabs or tabs on the right, you need to do 2 clicks and use the drop-down menu, which is very inconvenient. All this appeared in a recent Firefox update.… (read more)

Now, to close all tabs or tabs on the right, you need to do 2 clicks and use the drop-down menu, which is very inconvenient. All this appeared in a recent Firefox update. I ask you to return everything back. Google Chrome made the same change recently and it was met very negatively.

Asked by Sofon000 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Google shopping

Hi When i am on Google shopping searching for something and i change from default to low to high Firefox opens a new tab as well as the one i am on. Does anyone have any… (read more)

Hi

When i am on Google shopping searching for something and i change from default to low to high Firefox opens a new tab as well as the one i am on. Does anyone have any ideas why?

Gary

Asked by garyrush28 2 days ago

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Drop down menu not showing most recently visited websites

Until the most recently Firefox update (7/1/20), when I clicked in my address bar, it would drop down and show the web sites I visited most frequently. Now, when I click … (read more)

Until the most recently Firefox update (7/1/20), when I clicked in my address bar, it would drop down and show the web sites I visited most frequently. Now, when I click in the address bar, it shows a bunch of random websites, some of which I only visited once a long time ago. How do I get the drop down menu back to how it was before the update? Thanks.

Asked by richardstephan 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

ClosIng Tabs

Using Firefox on Linus Mint Before the latest "upgrade" there were two options relating to tabs "Close Tabs To The Right" and "Close Other Tabs" Now there is an options m… (read more)

Using Firefox on Linus Mint

Before the latest "upgrade" there were two options relating to tabs "Close Tabs To The Right" and "Close Other Tabs" Now there is an options marked "Close Multiples Tables" which means I have to make an extra, painful and unneccesary click before being able to close tabs.

Is there a way to return it to how it should be?

Asked by petehyder 2 days ago

Is there a way to refresh just the firefox tab titles?

So here is my issue. I have about 500 tabs open on my Firefox browser. Whenever I need to restart my computer, I close my session, restart, reopen Firefox and it loads my… (read more)

So here is my issue. I have about 500 tabs open on my Firefox browser. Whenever I need to restart my computer, I close my session, restart, reopen Firefox and it loads my entire session no problem. The neat thing about this is that when I do this, the tab title (along with the website icon) is preserved but the actual page only reloads when I switch to that tab. For example, imagine I have a YouTube video titled "Programming in Python", the tab would say "Programming in Python - YouTube" with the YouTube logo to the left of the title. There is definitely some kind of cache magic going on because say if that video was taken down on YouTube, the title would still be preserved until I switch to that tab. In my latest reloaded session, I noticed that tabs #250-500 failed to load the tab title and instead show the website URL with the icon I attached below. Is there any way to reload these tab titles without actually refreshing the page manually one by one (kinda like how Firefox does it on startup)? This is kinda how I navigate and it isn't helpful seeing just a URL.

Asked by zetanatural 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Lost previous session/window

Hey there, I've had a few tabs pinned over the past few weeks for things that need to be done. However I had two windows open and I closed the one with the pins before th… (read more)

Hey there, I've had a few tabs pinned over the past few weeks for things that need to be done. However I had two windows open and I closed the one with the pins before the 2nd window. Recently closed windows is empty and restore previous session restored the session from yesterday rather than the one just closed. Is there anything else I can do or are the pins gone? Thanks

Asked by n7rize 5 days ago

Answered by n7rize 5 days ago

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closed tabs (non restorable with CTRL+SHIFT+T)

when there's an open private window and you close the non private window first , all the tabs are closed and when you open firefox again all tabs are cleared and just a n… (read more)

when there's an open private window and you close the non private window first , all the tabs are closed and when you open firefox again all tabs are cleared and just a new tab is open

this is not desired behavior I guess and i've lost all the open tabs multiple times this way because sometimes private windows remain left open in another desktop or just minimized (and you shutdown the PC or just close the Firefox and all the tabs are gone!).

is there any settings for this ? if not then this is a bug report I guess


Asked by worldmaker.hf 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 days ago

Multiple warnings when closing multiple tabs!

It's good to have a warning when you are about to close multiple tabs, but why does the warning have to come up about as many times as the tabs themselves? Surely one war… (read more)

It's good to have a warning when you are about to close multiple tabs, but why does the warning have to come up about as many times as the tabs themselves?

Surely one warning is enough! Any way to change that?

Thanks!

Asked by DB123 1 week ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 week ago

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Is there a way to change only the background image for new tabs?

Hi, this question has been asked before. I have followed all the steps given that thread but still no result. question link : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/… (read more)

Hi, this question has been asked before. I have followed all the steps given that thread but still no result.

question link : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1271362#question-reply

According to the steps the contents of the css file that I have created are : ```@-moz-document url-prefix(about:home), url-prefix(about:newtab) { .click-target-container *, .top-sites-list * { color: #fff !important ; text-shadow: 2px 2px 2px #000 !important ; }

body { background: url(file:///C:/Users/Akshay & Anjali/Pictures/SavedPictures/1.jpg) !important ; background-size: cover !important ; } }```

I have also attached the pictures of page where chrome folder is in my computer.

please let me know what i can change.

thanks

Asked by kakshay2100 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago