Adding Chrome extensions to Firefox

I vaguely remember something about installing Chrome extensions in Firefox. I found a Chrome extension that I'd like to install? Exactly how do you do it? (I can't find a… (read more)

I vaguely remember something about installing Chrome extensions in Firefox. I found a Chrome extension that I'd like to install? Exactly how do you do it? (I can't find anything in Firefox Help.)

Thanks.

Asked by crogerblair1 1 hour ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 10 minutes ago

Which files I need to recover my password?

Hi everybody this will be a long question, and I would be really grateful for any kind of help anyone could give me, this is my case: I use `firefox-sync` to manage all m… (read more)

Hi everybody this will be a long question, and I would be really grateful for any kind of help anyone could give me, this is my case:

I use `firefox-sync` to manage all my logins information and firefox-sync's password is the unique password I save manually.

Currently I has problems with my O.S and I decided reinstall it. But also I have 2FA enable for mostly of my accounts, and firefox-sync is not the exception, and firefox-sync's 2FA is based on my gmail, so when I tried get logged on firefox-sync, firefox asks me for my verification code, but my verification code is in my gmail, and my gmail's password is in firefox-sync.

So I lost access to all my accounts, I lose my gmail, github, gitlab, stackoverflow, discord, etc etc... :'(

From the gmail side, I tried all that gmail let me try but unsuccessfully.

So, the only possibility that I see, is recover the information of the formatted partition and rebuild the previous state of Firefox. I mean:

Reading about firefox loggins, and taking a look to firefox's workdir (`$HOME/.mozilla`), I see firefox saves login's info in a json file located in `$HOME/.mozilla/$profile$/logins.json`.

So the basic idea is with a data recovery tool, try recover `.mozilla`s directory and replace it over the current environment so when I start firefox can get access to my login's info. But I'm not sure how much it is possible to recover the whole directory, and if is not posible, my question is:

What files next to `logins.json` should be my recovery targets to replace inside the `.mozilla` folder in order to reconstruct my accounts login information?

Asked by 04l3xxxx 22 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 18 minutes ago

firefox not working...

Widows 11...firefox not working... uninstalled and tried to re-install.. the install terminates prematurely with the message: The code execution cannot proceed because … (read more)

Widows 11...firefox not working... uninstalled and tried to re-install.. the install terminates prematurely with the message: The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found......


Help!

Asked by jakejjk 11 hours ago

Last reply by Mamoon 10 hours ago

Streaming Audio onlone

Firefox V105.0 64bit Win10 Pro - when streaming Audio, data download is too slow. The Player eventually catches up with the downloaded data and simply Quits when there is… (read more)

Firefox V105.0 64bit Win10 Pro - when streaming Audio, data download is too slow. The Player eventually catches up with the downloaded data and simply Quits when there is none left. This has never been a problem before until this last update . . . . I have tried with Avast's Secure Browser and with MS Edge Browser and BOTH these stream WELL AHEAD of playback - so the problem doesn't arise . . . . With these two Browsers playing an 8 minute .mp3, by the time the player has reached 5 minutes, ALL the remaining data has been downloaded . . . . I made a video from the screen (Bandicam) but the <add images> doesn't allow it . . . . Any Ideas? Or perhaps I wait for the next update and hope it gets fixed . . . . ATB Chris

Asked by c.n.miller 12 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 11 hours ago

"It looks like you haven’t started Firefox in a while. Do you want to clean it up for a fresh, like-new experience? And by the way, welcome back"

I was checking to make sure I was using the correct version of Firefox browser. I ended up on a page that stated "It looks like you haven’t started Firefox in a while. Do… (read more)

I was checking to make sure I was using the correct version of Firefox browser. I ended up on a page that stated "It looks like you haven’t started Firefox in a while. Do you want to clean it up for a fresh, like-new experience? And by the way, welcome back!" It went on to ask if I would like to Refresh Firefox, just like it was brand new.

In the Menu option on any Firefox page I can get on it states: "Account Disconnected". I have been using Firefox just about every day for 3 years. What is going on. I didn't dare click on the "Refresh Firefox" tab because I have no idea what will happen. Will I lose everything, bookmarks, settings, etc.?

Please help

Did the file Upload?

Asked by Rhonda 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

cannot log into att.com website

I cannot log into att.com from firefox, yet can through google chrome. This is a fairly new problem over the last month or so. When logging into their site, website keep… (read more)

I cannot log into att.com from firefox, yet can through google chrome. This is a fairly new problem over the last month or so.

When logging into their site, website keeps bouncing back and forth between the att.com logo, to a blank white screen, that says "redirecting". It never allows me into the website.

Please help, or fix this issue on your end.

many thanks,

Freda S Morrison

Asked by Freda Morrison 22 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 13 hours ago

Firefox will not start after reboot after a storm emergency shut down

I had to emergency shut down due to a storm. After the reboot of my Mac Firefox will not open, even while holding down power key. This is a constant problem I run into an… (read more)

I had to emergency shut down due to a storm. After the reboot of my Mac Firefox will not open, even while holding down power key. This is a constant problem I run into and am not finding a solution. I'm having to use safari to get to you. All I get is a spinning wheel/firefox is not responding and I have to force quit. All I have ever used is Mozilla but am going to have to give up and use safari. It at least works.

Asked by lacewood12 18 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

Bookmark

My bookmarks does not show the icons of the bookmarked items. It just show a generic icon like a globe. On my other PC it shows the icon of the companies bookmarked. Fo… (read more)

My bookmarks does not show the icons of the bookmarked items. It just show a generic icon like a globe. On my other PC it shows the icon of the companies bookmarked. For example the Citibank, it shows the Icon of the Citibank, or Kaiser Permanente, it shows the icon of Kaiser. How do I set my Firefox to do the same?

Asked by fenriquez88 22 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

problem transferring URL

I use my Firefox browser to create my business newsletter. Once I have published the completed newsletter on Firefox, I copy the URL and paste it into my mailing service… (read more)

I use my Firefox browser to create my business newsletter. Once I have published the completed newsletter on Firefox, I copy the URL and paste it into my mailing service (Mailchimp). I have been doing this successfully for at least a decade. Recently, however, I have been unsuccessful, and Mailchimp tells me that it must be a problem with the Firefox URL.

Please help me. This is an important part of my business marketing.

Asked by susansmithblakely 21 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 17 hours ago

Problem accessing New York Times articles

I have a problem accessing articles in the New York Times web page. I have a Basic subscription and I am signed in. When I try to read an article, the New York Times site… (read more)

I have a problem accessing articles in the New York Times web page. I have a Basic subscription and I am signed in. When I try to read an article, the New York Times site thinks I do not have a subscription and that I have used up all my free articles. If I use the Chrome browser, it works fine, but I do not want to use Chrome. I use FireFox for all my browsing. I have deleted cache and cookies. Tried the "Private Windows" too. I have logged out and back in. I have rebooted the machine (an Alienware 17 R5) and closed and opened Firefox. The "agents" I chatted with say this is a browser problem as everything is working fine on their side and it works in Chrome. Can anyone help me out?

Mark

Asked by mstorin 20 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 17 hours ago

An xml file keep misidentified as an html file without any visible reason

Recently, after my computer get repaired, I had to do various things, such as reinstall some software and, in the case of Firefox, put back my bookmarks and rss feeds (th… (read more)

Recently, after my computer get repaired, I had to do various things, such as reinstall some software and, in the case of Firefox, put back my bookmarks and rss feeds (they were lost and if there was a backup, I didn't find it)

The problem only happen with this page. I didn't find any other page with this problem.

I checked all what I can about this page (using view-source). I compared it with other xml files, mostly other rss, and the documentation I found about rss, xml and html. Visibly, this is a regular xml/rss page. I didn't found anything special in.

There are element underlined in red in the source code but it is mostly what can be seen as an error if this is parsed at assuming it's html code.

I also check what I get if I do a right click then, in the contextual menu, I select "inspecter" (sorry, on my computer, Firefox is set to french and I don't know the english term ; this is the last entry of the menu). I got a different code. Apparently, Firefox applied (pseudo) fixes to display the page as an html document.

I checked the name of the page. This is unusual but, in my rss feeds, there are several other rss feeds named this kind of way and all of them work properly.

The last thing I checked is the RSS link that is on most pages of the site and send to this glitched page. It doesn't seem to be more the cause.

Visibly, for an unknown reason, Firefox decreed this is html code and I found no way to make it reconsider this or parse this page as xml.

It seem the first mention of problem with the rss feed on this site was a comment written almost four months ago but I don't know if it was the same problem.

Asked by asmanel 18 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 17 hours ago

Printing issues. ebay USPS shipping label displays good, prints bad.

An ebay shipping label shows the USPS logo on the top of the label with the "F" code. Although this was completely broken a few versions ago, the shipping label (as disp… (read more)

An ebay shipping label shows the USPS logo on the top of the label with the "F" code. Although this was completely broken a few versions ago, the shipping label (as displayed in Firefox) displays with a few distorted and inaccurate elements at the top of the label specifically the "F" code and the USPS logo. The QR code is F-ed up too. The rest of the label (oriented 90 degrees to the portrait page mode) is better but the Bar code is also not identical to the displayed image. So it displays fine. Prints bad to an Epson WF-3620 on a MacOS 12.5.1 running Firefox 104.0.2.

When I save the PDF onto a file and display in Preview. It looks the same as Firefox displayed on the screen, but prints perfectly from Preview.

Close, but no cigar. Firefox printing is still problematic.

Asked by Derek Dokoto 18 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 17 hours ago

Image Scaling issue while printing

There is an issue with the image scaling on PDF's when printing. Will print the text part of the document regularly, but any images will be zoomed in too far, rendering t… (read more)

There is an issue with the image scaling on PDF's when printing. Will print the text part of the document regularly, but any images will be zoomed in too far, rendering the document useless. The workaround of taking a screen shot of the document, then printing it is not okay.

Asked by Pacos 18 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 17 hours ago

metamask

I previously had a MetaMask extension on FireFox and it would open as usual. Several days ago, I opened Firefox and the MetaMask icon in the upper bar wasn't there. I t… (read more)

I previously had a MetaMask extension on FireFox and it would open as usual. Several days ago, I opened Firefox and the MetaMask icon in the upper bar wasn't there. I tried to download it on the browser several times and eventually got the download and entered the seed phrase and, with some outside help, established the extension again and recovered my tokens. So all was good. But today I opened my FireFox and the MetaMask was missing again. Can you please help me find out why it is missing and how to keep that from happening again. Thank you

Asked by geneholl93 17 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 17 hours ago

Google search engine not showing up in settings?

Just installed Firefox my laptop, but when I try to change my search engine to google I only have Bing and DuckDuckGo as my options. No other search engines appear. … (read more)

Just installed Firefox my laptop, but when I try to change my search engine to google I only have Bing and DuckDuckGo as my options. No other search engines appear.

Asked by lookmoney14 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 17 hours ago

Download button on Toolbar does not display downloads over certain amount

When I click the download button I usually see my recent downloads and click open the file directly from the drop down. After 10-20 downloads are performed the drop down … (read more)

When I click the download button I usually see my recent downloads and click open the file directly from the drop down. After 10-20 downloads are performed the drop down no longer shows my recent files until I restart firefox. I think the issue is once you hit a certain amount of downloads the preview drop down no longer works. Is this a know bug? Its happening on any pc, im on version 104.0.2 (64-bit)

Asked by Jeff G 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 17 hours ago