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Recently Firefox sometimes reports it cannot restore previous sessions when launched. The restore option is not set.

Since sometime in August 2021, I suspect after an update, occasionally when I launch Firefox it reports that it was unable to restore a previous session. I do not have th… (read more)

Since sometime in August 2021, I suspect after an update, occasionally when I launch Firefox it reports that it was unable to restore a previous session. I do not have the option to open previous sessions selected. On other occasions it starts properly with a blank page as it is configured to do.

Am I missing a setting?

It is not a major problem, I can simply enter a URL or search string in the address bar and it works properly for the rest of the session.

It is happening both on my Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 10 Pro PCs running the 64-bit version of Firefox.

Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thank you.

Asked by str8chat 2 months ago

Last reply by str8chat 2 hours ago

Credit card saving does not work

When entering credit card info in a web form, Firefox will pop up a dialog asking if I'd like to save the card info. If I click yes, the dialog closes but the info is not… (read more)

When entering credit card info in a web form, Firefox will pop up a dialog asking if I'd like to save the card info. If I click yes, the dialog closes but the info is not saved. If I go into settings where one can view the saved cards and enter the info to save a new one, I can enter one but again it does not actually save. There is no error, it just doesn't save. Tailing journalctl shows no errors, and launching Firefox from a console and watching the output doesn't show any error either.

It's been this way over several updates over the course of a few months (as long as I've been using Firefox on this computer).

Asked by Eric S 1 week ago

Last reply by Eric S 2 hours ago

Can't sign in to any G-mail account through firefox

Neither my wife nor I can sign in to our G-mail accounts through Firefox on this computer. We have no problem signing in with either account through another computer. W… (read more)

Neither my wife nor I can sign in to our G-mail accounts through Firefox on this computer. We have no problem signing in with either account through another computer. When clicking "Sign in," we get a page related to cache and cookies.

I have gone through the steps to delete "cache & cookies" for MY gmail account with no change in behavior. (My wife did not want me to remove hers because she believes (probably correctly) that her password memory on the PC would be erased!

I suspect we'll have to remove ALL google info from this computer, but don't know how to go about it. The only "App" listed with a google name is Google Chrome.

Suggestions? Remove and reinstall Firefox? Ditto Chrome? (Running Firefox 94. something.) I'd like to see her stick with Firefox, but this is a real barrier.

Asked by rhbohl 2 hours ago

Picture-in-picture not automatically enabling "always on top" functionality in GNOME

Whenever I click the PiP floating icon on video-hosting sites such as YouTube, the PiP window pops up but does not stay on top. It is immediately hidden by other windows.… (read more)

Whenever I click the PiP floating icon on video-hosting sites such as YouTube, the PiP window pops up but does not stay on top. It is immediately hidden by other windows. I always need to open the window menu and enable "Always on Top". Shouldn't this be enabled by default? Is there anything I can do to make it enable by default?

For reference, I'm using GNOME 41.1 on Manjaro Linux.

Asked by N Winkel 3 hours ago

PDF access

I cannot find any way to report problems, this seems to be the only way. When I try to open any PDF file, I have to Browse to find my pdf viewer (Flexipdf 2022). I do th… (read more)

I cannot find any way to report problems, this seems to be the only way. When I try to open any PDF file, I have to Browse to find my pdf viewer (Flexipdf 2022). I do that and also check your "Do this automatically" option. Every time I try to open a pdf after that I still have to go through all the same Browse steps. I also set up Flexipdf 2022 in the Applications section of General Settings (Portable Document Format (PDF) (application/pdf)) and it is just deleted or never saved. The next time I look or try to use it, it’s gone. This is obviously a bug in your system, please correct. Thank You.

Asked by DLD 1 week ago

Last reply by DLD 4 hours ago

Proton and userchrome

It took years to perfect my userchrome to make FF look exactly how I want. Once 91+ came out it wasn't even a question of fixing the floating tabs and condensing the heig… (read more)

It took years to perfect my userchrome to make FF look exactly how I want. Once 91+ came out it wasn't even a question of fixing the floating tabs and condensing the height and menu spacing (though I tried all of it) but my own codes stopped working properly - I had code to set the background colour of menus/bookmark menus and when I upgrade they were the right colour but with thick white borders around them. This was more important to me than the floating tabs and I immediately downgraded to 90 where I've stayed. Can anyone help me figure out how to get MY codes to work with 91+ and/or to work together with the other fixes out there (tabs, condensed menus etc)??

Below is how my userchrome looks and attached is how my current set up looks. ANY advice is appreciated. THANK YOU.

@import url(userChrome_Fx56_bookmark_icons.css);
*/

/* Standard folder -- on Toolbar and Menus */
#PlacesToolbarItems toolbarbutton[container="true"] > .toolbarbutton-icon,
#PlacesToolbarItems menu[container="true"] .menu-iconic-left,
:-moz-any(
#PlacesToolbarItems,
#PlacesChevronPopup,
#BMB_bookmarksPopup,
#bookmarksMenu) menu[container="true"]:not([tagContainer="true"]) > .menu-iconic-left,
/* Standard folder -- in Sidebar, Library, Add/Edit Bookmark dialog */
:-moz-any(
#bookmarks-view, 
#editBMPanel_folderTree, 
#placesList) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container), 
#editBMPanel_folderMenuList > .menulist-label-box > .menulist-icon,
#editBMPanel_folderMenuList menupopup menuitem {
  list-style-image: url(Fx56-yellow-folder.png) !important;
}

/* THIS WAS REMOVED BECAUSE IT CAUSES YELLOW FOLDER ICONS FOR BLANK 
   COLUMNS. AS A RESULT, FOLDERS ON THE RIGHT SIDE REMAIN GRAY.
  #placeContent treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container) {
    list-style-image: url(Fx56-yellow-folder.png) !important;
  }
*/

/* Live Bookmark -- on Toolbar and Menus */ /* REMOVED */

/* Smart bookmark folder -- on Toolbar and Menus */
#PlacesToolbarItems toolbarbutton[container="true"][query="true"] > .toolbarbutton-icon,
#PlacesToolbarItems menu[container="true"][query="true"] .menu-iconic-left,
:-moz-any(
#PlacesToolbarItems,
#PlacesChevronPopup,
#BMB_bookmarksPopup,
#bookmarksMenu) menu[container="true"][query="true"]:not([tagContainer="true"]) > .menu-iconic-left > .menu-iconic-icon,
/* Smart bookmark folder -- in Sidebar, Library, Add/Edit Bookmark dialog */
:-moz-any(
#bookmarks-view, 
#editBMPanel_folderTree, 
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, query) {
  list-style-image: url(Fx56-query.png) !important;
}

/* Tag containers (preserve the built-in icon) */
#PlacesToolbarItems toolbarbutton[container="true"][tagContainer="true"] > .toolbarbutton-icon,
#PlacesToolbarItems menu[container="true"][tagContainer="true"] .menu-iconic-left,
:-moz-any(
#PlacesToolbarItems,
#PlacesChevronPopup,
#BMB_bookmarksPopup,
#bookmarksMenu) menu[container="true"][tagContainer="true"] > .menu-iconic-left > .menu-iconic-icon,
/* Smart bookmark folder -- in Sidebar, Library, Add/Edit Bookmark dialog */
:-moz-any(
#bookmarks-view, 
#editBMPanel_folderTree, 
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, query, tagContainer) {
  list-style-image: url(chrome://browser/skin/places/tag.svg) !important;
}

/*** Top-level "container" icons (otherwise would be Standard folder color) ***/
/* Bookmarks Menu -- in Sidebar, Library, Add/Edit Bookmark dialog */
:-moz-any(
#bookmarks-view, 
#editBMPanel_folderTree, 
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, OrganizerQuery_BookmarksMenu),
:-moz-any(
#bookmarks-view, 
#editBMPanel_folderTree, 
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, queryFolder_menu________),
#editBMPanel_bmRootItem > .menu-iconic-left, 
#editBMPanel_folderMenuList[selectedIndex="1"] > .menulist-label-box > .menulist-icon {
  list-style-image: url(Fx56-bookmarksMenu.png) !important;
}

/* Bookmarks Toolbar -- on Menus */
#BMB_bookmarksPopup #BMB_bookmarksToolbar > .menu-iconic-left > .menu-iconic-icon,
#bookmarksMenuPopup #bookmarksToolbarFolderMenu  > .menu-iconic-left > .menu-iconic-icon,
/* Bookmarks Toolbar -- in Sidebar, Library, Add/Edit Bookmark dialog */
:-moz-any(
#bookmarks-view, 
#editBMPanel_folderTree, 
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, OrganizerQuery_BookmarksToolbar),
:-moz-any(
#bookmarks-view, 
#editBMPanel_folderTree, 
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, queryFolder_toolbar_____),
#editBMPanel_toolbarFolderItem > .menu-iconic-left, 
#editBMPanel_folderMenuList[selectedIndex="0"] > .menulist-label-box > .menulist-icon {
  list-style-image: url(Fx56-bookmarksToolbar.png) !important;
}

/* Other Bookmarks -- on Menus */
#BMB_bookmarksPopup #BMB_unsortedBookmarks > .menu-iconic-left > .menu-iconic-icon,
#bookmarksMenuPopup #menu_unsortedBookmarks  > .menu-iconic-left > .menu-iconic-icon,
/* Other Bookmarks -- in Sidebar, Library, Add/Edit Bookmark dialog */
:-moz-any(
#bookmarks-view, 
#editBMPanel_folderTree, 
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, OrganizerQuery_UnfiledBookmarks),
:-moz-any(
#bookmarks-view, 
#editBMPanel_folderTree, 
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(container, queryFolder_unfiled_____),
#editBMPanel_unfiledRootItem > .menu-iconic-left, 
#editBMPanel_folderMenuList[selectedIndex="2"] > .menulist-label-box > .menulist-icon {
  list-style-image: url(Fx56-unsortedBookmarks.png) !important;
}  

/* Preserve Built-in History/Tags/All Bookmarks Icons in Library */
:-moz-any(
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(query, OrganizerQuery_history____v), 
:-moz-any(
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(title, query, dayContainer) {
  list-style-image: url("chrome://browser/skin/places/history.svg") !important;
}
:-moz-any(
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(title, query, tagContainer),
:-moz-any(
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(query, OrganizerQuery_tags_______v) {
  list-style-image: url("chrome://browser/skin/places/tag.svg") !important;
}
:-moz-any(
#placesList, 
#placeContent) treechildren::-moz-tree-image(query, OrganizerQuery_allbms_____v) {
  list-style-image: url(Fx56-allBookmarks.png) !important;
}


}

menupopup {
-moz-appearance: none !important;
background-color: #e7d9ad !important }


#urlbar[breakout],
#urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] {
  --urlbar-height: 28px !important;
  --urlbar-toolbar-height: 30px !important;

  width: 100% !important;
  top: calc((var(--urlbar-toolbar-height) - var(--urlbar-height)) / 2) !important;
  left: 0 !important;
}

#urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-input-container,
#urlbar-input-container {
  height: var(--urlbar-height) !important;
  width: 100% !important;
  padding-block: unset !important;
  padding-inline: unset !important;
  transition: none !important;
}

#urlbar[breakout][breakout-extend] > #urlbar-background {
  box-shadow: 0 1px 4px rgba(0,0,0,.05) !important;
  animation: none !important;
}


}
/* REMOVE MEGABAR END */

Asked by M 1 week ago

Last reply by M 5 hours ago

when i have only 4 web pages running ,when look in task manager it showing 16 or 17 processes running for Firefox ..different then before,, just started after update for Firefox about 3 weeks go.. thanks for any info

when i have only 4 web pages running ,when look in task manager it showing 16 or 17 processes running for Firefox ..different then before,, just started after update f… (read more)

when i have only 4 web pages running ,when look in task manager it showing 16 or 17 processes running for Firefox ..different then before,, just started after update for Firefox about 3 weeks go.. thanks for any info

Asked by issacmat 7 hours ago

Last reply by issacmat 7 hours ago

Installing Bing Wallpaper Causes Vanishment of Icons of Default Search Engine

As the subject describes, installing Bing Wallpaper causes the vanishment of icons of the six default search engines in my region (China Mainland), i.e. Baidu, Wikipedia … (read more)

As the subject describes, installing Bing Wallpaper causes the vanishment of icons of the six default search engines in my region (China Mainland), i.e. Baidu, Wikipedia (actually the icon of Wikipedia is still there), Bing, Google, Amazon and DuckDuckGo, but these search engines themselves are still usable though. It is probably caused because I chose the choice that setting Bing as my default search engine of all browsers and the application (Bing Wallpaper) reset all those engines. I have tried removing these engines from my settings list then adding them back, but the icons are still invisible. I have not tried to uninstall and reinstall my Firefox.

My Firefox version: 94.0.2 My OS version: Windows 7 6.1.7601, Service Pack 1

Asked by whc1109 12 hours ago

sign in accounts

11.27.21 iMac - OS10.11.6 El Capitan - Firefox 78.15 I have spent hours searching internet and Mozilla support. Nothing. All I want to do is switch my sign in accounts. I… (read more)

11.27.21

iMac - OS10.11.6 El Capitan - Firefox 78.15

I have spent hours searching internet and Mozilla support. Nothing. All I want to do is switch my sign in accounts. I have two. Firefox confirms this. When I go into Accounts, following existing procedures to establish a second sign in, I type in second email with response telling me this account already exists. I know that. I can even see it in the Passwords/Accounts section.

But nothing, nothing appears anywhere telling me how I can simply switch from existing sign in to the other. Nothing.

If anyone at Firefox would care to explain the secret, I would appreciate it so I can stop wasting time searching this solution.

Don't use euphemisms like some instructions do which only confuse simple answers. Please simply state Step 1, Step 2 etc

One such support page said something like select one account and click "Preferred" or the like. Saw nothing like this in my Account settings.

thanks Larry

Asked by smithl 1 day ago

Open pdf in the normal edge browser

Hi, I have set my default application for .pdf to be Microsoft Edge. So for example, when I open a .pdf in the file explorer it opens up in the Edge browser. When I open … (read more)

Hi, I have set my default application for .pdf to be Microsoft Edge. So for example, when I open a .pdf in the file explorer it opens up in the Edge browser. When I open a .pdf in the download menu in Firefox the file does open in a pdf-explorer version of Edge. That is Edge will kinda open a new application just to show the .pdf, with no options for tabs or in general work as a web browser, it will only be a .pdf viewer. I would prefer for Firefox to open the .pdf in the normal Edge browser. Is there any way I can fix that?

Asked by Trygve 2 days ago

hacked

Someone sent you guys a password reset for me and hacked my accounts, I need all the info on them that you have ip address that they used everything. Please and thank you… (read more)

Someone sent you guys a password reset for me and hacked my accounts, I need all the info on them that you have ip address that they used everything. Please and thank you. please call me with info so i can tell you where to email it. 531-207-9820

Asked by Y 2 days ago

When I run Firefox and use YoutubeTV I get slowness from internet.

Hi, When I run Firefox and use YoutubeTV I get slowness from internet. When I run YoutubeTV on Edge no problems. I have tried running it on Firefox in safe mode and with… (read more)

Hi, When I run Firefox and use YoutubeTV I get slowness from internet. When I run YoutubeTV on Edge no problems. I have tried running it on Firefox in safe mode and with Bitdefender disabled still have issue. Please see attached screen shots. The delays of up to 3 seconds cause browser slowness when I try to browse to get details of something I am watching like on IMBD etc. I have been a long time user of Firefox and really don't like having to use Edge as my YoutubeTV browser.

Firefox Version 94.0.2

Edition Windows 10 Pro Version 21H2 Installed on ‎8/‎21/‎2021 OS build 19044.1387 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3920.0

I can send you HWinfo64 report if you need it.

Asked by sotackd 3 days ago

Wrong camera for meetings

I'm on a macboox pro (intel) with the built in camera and an external camera fuji (not connected). When I start a google meeting or skype call firefox wants to use the ex… (read more)

I'm on a macboox pro (intel) with the built in camera and an external camera fuji (not connected).

When I start a google meeting or skype call firefox wants to use the external camera and I don't see any options to use the internal camera.

If I try the same thing in Safari browser it works perfectly.

How do I tell firefox which camera to use?

Asked by mtissington 3 days ago

every sites takes longer to load

dear firefox, i am using firefox. but this time, it takes longer to go any sites. i cant to any sites right now. so i recently using microsoft edge to send a question. i … (read more)

dear firefox, i am using firefox. but this time, it takes longer to go any sites. i cant to any sites right now. so i recently using microsoft edge to send a question. i have a good internet connection. no matter what sites took me longer. all sites may not work for me. i have reinstalled firefox, and it was just same for me. Can you help me please. i dont want the firewall protection thing. i dont know how to use firewall.

Asked by zariefzaheer 3 days ago

Last reply by zariefzaheer 3 days ago

PDF with form fields are displayed blank on print

The fields are displayed correctly when viewing the PDF, but when I try to print, the fields are blank on preview and also on the actual print. The PDF works as expected … (read more)

The fields are displayed correctly when viewing the PDF, but when I try to print, the fields are blank on preview and also on the actual print. The PDF works as expected when using Edge and Chrome.

Asked by Tamtam98 3 days ago

FVD speed dial disabled. Does anyone know how to find where they are stored and recover them?

I understand this forum is by volunteers, and that Mozilla doesn't care a whit about the hassle they saddled us with. And that many many people have asked the same quest… (read more)

I understand this forum is by volunteers, and that Mozilla doesn't care a whit about the hassle they saddled us with. And that many many people have asked the same question, does anyone know a work around?

Does anyone know whether the speed dial information is stored on our computers?

If it is somewhere on our computers, does anyone know how to somehow copy it in any way? Like with specific instructions. The answer might be something like, it is in the such and so folder, and you could open it by step #1 , then step 2, then step 3.

Asked by davidr9 3 days ago

Session loss

Ok, I was using Waterfox before, and then opened some pages I think that is pretty important, then closed the browser and borrowed the computer to the others. But the oth… (read more)

Ok, I was using Waterfox before, and then opened some pages I think that is pretty important, then closed the browser and borrowed the computer to the others. But the others have also used Waterfox I think, because I can‘t restore previous session,There are too many tabs, although there is history but it is almost impossible to retrieve by.these tabs are really important, please tell me if there is any rescue.Some contents are only shown in the case of restore previous session

Asked by liuzekai2002 4 days ago

Last reply by liuzekai2002 4 days ago

firefox update has destroyed my computer

Windows 10 Home.Lots of memory. Here is what the Firefox upgrade to 94.0.1(I believe that's it - can't tell because of loss of tool bar) has done to my laptop: (1) destro… (read more)

Windows 10 Home.Lots of memory. Here is what the Firefox upgrade to 94.0.1(I believe that's it - can't tell because of loss of tool bar) has done to my laptop: (1) destroyed saved passwords (2) destroyed File History (3) Caused several programs to cease to function (4) destroyed bookmarks (5) destroyed task bar and eliminated all shortcuts (6) because of destruction of File History, made it impossible to do a Microsoft Restore.

This is truly the worst computer experience in my long life. I have tried desperately to tell Firefox NEVER TO UPGRADE WITHOUT MY PERMISSION. No luck. I am absolutely sick at heart over the dire situation in which this unwanted upgrade has left me. Is there ANY HELP???????? I'm pretty desperate. Thanks for reading.

P.S. AND NO, I CAN NOT BOOT INTO SAFE MODE. Microsoft now hates me and is unable to install updates; however, life is not that simple. In spite of my telling MS not to update without permission, it continues to try - which fails, which wastes about 2.5 hours.

Asked by 74buglady 1 week ago

Last reply by 74buglady 4 days ago

Can I change default display size in built-in PDF Viewer?

I pretty much always want to view PDFs in "75%" or "100%" or "Actual Size" but the default "Automatic Zoom" setting always displays them in such a way which is not prefer… (read more)

I pretty much always want to view PDFs in "75%" or "100%" or "Actual Size" but the default "Automatic Zoom" setting always displays them in such a way which is not preferred by me and I have to change it manually every time I view a PDF. Can I change this setting somewhere?

Asked by MrBadAttitude 5 days ago