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How do I delete other booksmarks folder or force firefox to stop using other booksmarks folder?

When I add a bookmark Firefox puts it in either "Other Bookmarks" or "Bookmarks Menu". Having to hunt in two places for new bookmarks is infuriating. How do I get the p… (read more)

When I add a bookmark Firefox puts it in either "Other Bookmarks" or "Bookmarks Menu". Having to hunt in two places for new bookmarks is infuriating. How do I get the programmers to add an option in about:config to remove or disable "Other Bookmarks" so that new bookmarks are just added to "Bookmarks Menu" like they should in a normal world?

Asked by contact001 3 months ago

Last reply by Hans HKW Janetzke 4 days ago

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Help lost all book marks

updated firefox to the latest edition and have lost all bookmarks. Looked at all the articles tried several and no results still no book marks. Please help. a very sen… (read more)

updated firefox to the latest edition and have lost all bookmarks. Looked at all the articles tried several and no results still no book marks. Please help. a very senior citizen

Asked by stefin5121 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Google Maps takes me somewhere else

When i click on the google maps icon (google uk home page>dots in top right hand conrner>google maps icon)or type google maps into the search field then click on th… (read more)

When i click on the google maps icon (google uk home page>dots in top right hand conrner>google maps icon)or type google maps into the search field then click on the google maps link I end up on the Sheffield Hallam University log in page (a bookmark from a while ago). This has started happening in the last few weeks.

If I use Edge then everything happens as expected and google maps opens.

I have tried refreshing firefox and disabling add-ons, neither works.

Using Windows 10 home V20H2, upto date firefox.

Asked by andy.park1 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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bookmark recovery from a hdd

last march my pc was destroyed bu the hdd is OK. How i can recover the bookmarks. I have more than 1000 and Those bookmarks are very important for my work. so recover th… (read more)

last march my pc was destroyed bu the hdd is OK. How i can recover the bookmarks. I have more than 1000 and Those bookmarks are very important for my work. so recover them will be great. thanks in advance.

Asked by Romeo 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

All Favicons lost in bookmark bar

Hello Suddenly, all the favicons for my bookmarks are lost. Maybe it's because of a HP Cleaning tool. However: Why doesn't Firefox "reload" the favicons when I open the b… (read more)

Hello

Suddenly, all the favicons for my bookmarks are lost. Maybe it's because of a HP Cleaning tool.

However: Why doesn't Firefox "reload" the favicons when I open the bookmarks? Can I force the favicons to be re-loaded?

I am thankful for any help. Thanks already in advance for all the very nice supporters here!

Asked by FunFlyer 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Bookmarks missing from other computer

Hello, I was a little surprised to see that my current computer hasn't reflected the updated bookmarks which I bookmarked on my other computer with being logged into my a… (read more)

Hello,

I was a little surprised to see that my current computer hasn't reflected the updated bookmarks which I bookmarked on my other computer with being logged into my account as well which I thought would be the case after syncing Firefox on my current computer. I'm not too sure of how to get around this since I checked Firefox on my laptop which I used recently and had the recent bookmarks listed but not on my other computer where I'm on now. Hope you can help me figure out how to get around this outside of trying to sync my information which I haven't had much luck with. Thank you.

Asked by Anduma22 4 days ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 4 days ago

Places.sqlite and bookmarks.html suddenly doubled in size

I use firefox bookmarks to store my biomedical research data which over the last 12 years has grown to a large size with places.sqlite around 60 Mb and bookmarks.html abo… (read more)

I use firefox bookmarks to store my biomedical research data which over the last 12 years has grown to a large size with places.sqlite around 60 Mb and bookmarks.html about 75 Mb.

Sometime ago the bookmarks.html file suddenly almost doubled in size to some 130 Mb (I automatically back up/export my bookmarks as a bookmarks.html file) and places.sqlite to some 70 Mb. Unfortunately I only discovered the issue sometime after it happened.

According to Places Maintenance, which I run relatively frequently, the bookmarks data base comprises:

Table moz_places has 77666 records Table moz_bookmarks has 230886 records

The bloated bookmarks.html file is needlessly taking up a lot of backup space . I can only assume that somehow one of the very large files was inadvertently copied into some other folder. Given the vast number of folders/subfolders it is a virtually impossible task to open each one to find where such a large file has been put to cause such bloat. Unfortunately when I open the bookmarks.html file there is no folder structure visible so it is not possible to sort folders by size which would greatly help to find the offending folder.

Although I am quite useful at finding my way around browser technology I have no sqlite database skill. I have looked at the places.sqlite using DB Bowser for Sqlite and SqliteManager extension in the hope that I could figure out whether it is possible to identify folders and hopefully sort them by size to find where the misplaced large folder is located. But no luck it is all greek to me.

I would be most grateful if anyone can offer suggestions/guidance on any possible way to identify folders and to sort them by size from places.sqlite or any other way (I have considered exporting the bookmarks from places.sqlite to xlsl into Excel but it does not seem to offer any way to search for/sort folders by size.

I am on Win10 Pro.

Asked by jtb905-ffsync 4 days ago

Last reply by jtb905-ffsync 4 days ago

Lost browsing history after automatic update of Firefox

Usually, when you close Mozilla Firefox or shut down your computer, you can restore the before closed bookmarks while you start again Mozilla Firefox. In my case, Mozilla… (read more)

Usually, when you close Mozilla Firefox or shut down your computer, you can restore the before closed bookmarks while you start again Mozilla Firefox. In my case, Mozilla Firefox automatically updated itself and I could not open again my bookmarks (the history was gone...). I had lots of pages that I still wanted to read and am looking for a way to find them back...

Asked by jerome.santarini 4 days ago

Last reply by jerome.santarini 4 days ago

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Bookmarks Toolbar is empty

For some reason all my toolbar bookmarks have disappeared from the toolbar line below the search box. View Bookmarks Toolbar is checked 'Always Show'. I tried customizing… (read more)

For some reason all my toolbar bookmarks have disappeared from the toolbar line below the search box. View Bookmarks Toolbar is checked 'Always Show'. I tried customizing and restoring defaults but still don't show, although the toolbar line disappeared and option was changed from Always Show to 'Only Show In New Tab'

I am using Private Browsing, although it does same even if I don't. So frustrating

What happened? Was a new version released 4/12/2021?

Asked by mccurdyp 4 days ago

Answered by mccurdyp 4 days ago

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Bookmarks library column sizes can't be adjusted

I can't figure out how to adjust the column sizes in the bookmarks library, it's frozen in place even after I've restarted my computer. I can click the top of the column… (read more)

I can't figure out how to adjust the column sizes in the bookmarks library, it's frozen in place even after I've restarted my computer. I can click the top of the column to sort and I can add other columns (tags, visit count etc.), I just can't adjust the size.

Has anyone else encountered this problem and found a solution?

Asked by tsubasa9455 4 days ago

Answered by Naheed 4 days ago

Uninstalled old Firefox version. Installed new version. Bookmarks gone. How to recover them?

I unstalled my old Firefox version without saving my bookmarks. I then installed the current Firefox version and realized that all my bookmarks are gone. I tried already … (read more)

I unstalled my old Firefox version without saving my bookmarks. I then installed the current Firefox version and realized that all my bookmarks are gone. I tried already to restore them, it finds the file, but then I cannot import them. The c:\windows.old thing does not work for me. Any other ideas where to look for my old bookmarks? Thanks, Daniela

Asked by D_Sprunk 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Refreshed Firefox and bookmarks disappeared

When I refreshed Firefox because it was running too slowly, I lost all of my bookmarks. Also, I cannot bookmark new pages - teh star does not turn blue and thr=ere is no… (read more)

When I refreshed Firefox because it was running too slowly, I lost all of my bookmarks. Also, I cannot bookmark new pages - teh star does not turn blue and thr=ere is no bookmark listed.

Asked by sally.ellyson 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

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Bookmark menu gone?

Today I clicked on the library icon, chose 'bookmarks', and discovered that there is no option to view the menu of bookmarks that could previously be opened and viewed i… (read more)

Today I clicked on the library icon, chose 'bookmarks', and discovered that there is no option to view the menu of bookmarks that could previously be opened and viewed in a sidebar. Now I can choose 'search bookmarks' but will have to remember what all I've saved and cannot scroll through to see what's there. This does not work for me! Is there a way back to the menu?

I cannot take a screenshot, the drop down menu closes when attempting this.

Asked by ppingrey 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

retrieving old bookmarks & passwords

I had my old browser for many years before it was taken out a bad Windows/Microsoft update. I had many passwords & bookmarks that were saved on it. Is it possible to … (read more)

I had my old browser for many years before it was taken out a bad Windows/Microsoft update. I had many passwords & bookmarks that were saved on it. Is it possible to have them brought to this new download. It's been 2 or 3 days since I lost my old download, but it seems like an eternity without them.

Asked by hawkese 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Firefox Lesezeichen

Hallo, habe ein Problem meine alten Lesezeichen auf meinem neuen Laptop ein zu binden. Kann auf dem alten PC die Sicherung nicht mehr machen, da dieser gecrasht ist. Komm… (read more)

Hallo, habe ein Problem meine alten Lesezeichen auf meinem neuen Laptop ein zu binden. Kann auf dem alten PC die Sicherung nicht mehr machen, da dieser gecrasht ist. Komme aber an die Daten von der Festplatte. Habe mehrmals versucht die places.sqlite, Bookmarks und all die andern Daten, nach Anleitung vom Internet in meinen neuen PC ein zu spielen. Leider ohne Erfolg. Gibt es hier ein Problem mit Win 7 32bit(alt) zu Win10 64bit(neu). Über Tips und Anregungen wäre ich Dankbar.

Asked by peter.decher 3 days ago

Can't add bookmarks

Hi guys~ for some reasons I can't add bookmarks on my firefox browsers. At first, the marked webpage will only show names but not the link, when i click on the bookmarks … (read more)

Hi guys~ for some reasons I can't add bookmarks on my firefox browsers. At first, the marked webpage will only show names but not the link, when i click on the bookmarks that i saved it won't direct me to page. Now even worse, the bookmark function doesn't work at all. I tried restore all my settings and redownloaded firefox three times, it's always the same problem. Also the history function doesn't store my current browsing history at all. I 100% sure I didn't change anything at the privacy section.

Asked by xchristina5945 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Accidentally removed the bookmark star button from address bar- how do I get it back?

[[This old answer|https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1219521]] describes on how to get it back .. though for me there is no "Add to Address Bar" button. Using F… (read more)

[[This old answer|https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1219521]] describes on how to get it back .. though for me there is no "Add to Address Bar" button.

Using Firefox 78.9.0esr (64-bit) (Default firefox from debian bullseye)

Asked by alexander.schwinn 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago