Showing questions tagged: Show all questions

Why does Mozilla keep breaking UserCSS?

I'm very sorry if it comes off as hostile. It's actually kind of out of fear that one day it will all break down. As person on autistic spectrum I really need ability to … (read more)

I'm very sorry if it comes off as hostile. It's actually kind of out of fear that one day it will all break down.

As person on autistic spectrum I really need ability to maintain pleasant-to-eyes user layout. Even before the Quantum updates Firefox moved from pretty much perfect-looking browser to worse and worse (kinda Chrome-looking) one. That's why UserCss was a godsend.

http://prntscr.com/26cyw7p

But every few updates stuff breaks and I have to download yet another updated version of custom CSS, and often at least one option I am using actively is no longer available because firefox update broke it for good. Today was such day - after Firefox updated, suddenly tabs were way too high, extending into favorites tabs. After updating and reconfiguring (since config files are different with each iteration), four more customization options gone in between last and current CSS update.

I understand going forward and such, but if the visuals peaked in 2007, why not keep all the CSS working properly when doing so? Just do not remove old calls and such?

Asked by Nekomimi 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Multi-account Containers synced in wrong direction

I installed Firefox on a new device and initiated a sync for multi-account containers - it promptly synced in the wrong direction. It eliminated all customization from wh… (read more)

I installed Firefox on a new device and initiated a sync for multi-account containers - it promptly synced in the wrong direction. It eliminated all customization from what should have been the source (the existing device), overwriting it with the default settings of a first-time installation. I was quite surprised.

This leads me to a couple of questions.

1. Is there a sync version history or any way of rolling back a sync? 2. Is there a way to explicitly choose the sync direction?

Quite honestly it is very confusing that there is no reference whatsoever to which way an initial sync will go. I was hesitant to risk this, decided to trust it knew what to do (even though it didn't give me any indication that it did) and lost my gamble.

Firefox knows the device names, so can I suggest some basic reassuring UX be inserted into this process with something like "Initiate sync from X-DEVICE-FIREFOX to Y-DEVICE-FIREFOX?". A bit of clarity would be helpful here, as well as a way to roll back a syncing mistake instead of just having to gamble possibly losing hard-won customization with no going back.

Or have I completely stumbled past some obvious place where everything I'm requesting exists and is accessible already?

Thanks for any help anyone can provide.

Asked by DBT 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

Blocked by Content Security Policy This page has a content security policy that prevents it from being loaded in this way. Firefox prevented this page from loading in this way because the page has a content security policy that disallows it.

Blocked by Content Security Policy This page has a content security policy that prevents it from being loaded in this way. Firefox prevented this page from loading in thi… (read more)

Blocked by Content Security Policy

This page has a content security policy that prevents it from being loaded in this way.

Firefox prevented this page from loading in this way because the page has a content security policy that disallows it.

Asked by masum rana 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Logins and passwords

My firefox browser stopped loading any pages so I reset it and seemingly lost all save logins and password. And now I can't get them back on my PC browser even tho they a… (read more)

My firefox browser stopped loading any pages so I reset it and seemingly lost all save logins and password. And now I can't get them back on my PC browser even tho they are on my mobile version. No syncing works and no idea how to solve it

Asked by foxdog252 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

SEC_ERROR_LIBRARY_FAILURE after syncing

Hi, brief backstory: When I set up my new desktop, I copied over the nightly profile from my laptop. This however meant that Firefox Sync kept confusing my laptop and my … (read more)

Hi,

brief backstory: When I set up my new desktop, I copied over the nightly profile from my laptop. This however meant that Firefox Sync kept confusing my laptop and my desktop, only ever keeping the most recently synced state from either. This persisted even after I changed the devices names.

Searching on the internet, I found a suggestion to delete `services.sync.client.GUID` from about:config. I did that, and long story short, I cannot open any websites on my desktop anymore. It fails immediately with SEC_ERROR_LIBRARY_FAILURE.

This error persists even after

  • Refreshing Firefox
  • Reinstalling Firefox
  • Creating a new Firefox profile

whenever I log back into Sync. So I tried deleting and recreating my Firefox account to get rid of whatever corrupted data is presumably stuck in the sync data, but even then the error still occurs. It only disappears if I create a new profile and *never sign into sync*, but this is not a long term solution.

Does anyone have an idea how to identify and delete whatever setting is causing firefox to choke?

Asked by strangeglyph 5 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 5 days ago

Does Signing Into Firefox Do Something, Such as Save Your Session?

I sign into Firefox because I always believed it did something, but when I update the browser, I lose all my tabs. When restore previous session doesn't work, isn't that … (read more)

I sign into Firefox because I always believed it did something, but when I update the browser, I lose all my tabs. When restore previous session doesn't work, isn't that the point of signing into the browser so it remembers and you can push the whole Firefox session to another computer? Using this Firefox session on my MacBookPro and want it on my iMac and would like to know how to do that. Would like to know how to lock down the session too. What is going on right now, I don't understand where the session went. I'm logged in. What's the point of logging in? This is getting circular.

Asked by billing11 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Lost bookmarks and passwords for Firefox

My hard drive on my imac died and had to be replaced - i want to restore all my firefox bookmarks and passwords on the new hard drive but I don't have the old firefox dat… (read more)

My hard drive on my imac died and had to be replaced - i want to restore all my firefox bookmarks and passwords on the new hard drive but I don't have the old firefox data folder as everything was lost. I have a firefox account. I'm not very techy, but can follow instructions. If anyone can help I'd be really grateful

Asked by bru_65 3 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 days ago

Booting off new drive, Sync kept all info except for history.

Recently booted off a new drive, when I originally signed in I had made a different firefox account since I was having verification issues. When I had that settled, I log… (read more)

Recently booted off a new drive, when I originally signed in I had made a different firefox account since I was having verification issues. When I had that settled, I logged back into my old account which merged the two. It kept all of my old passwords and bookmarks I've made over the years, but it didn't keep my history. I've carefully sculpted my history for ages and I would really like to reaquire it somehow, let me know what's possible! Thanks.

Asked by tyrania210 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Firefox account sync

Hi, The last update I got turned my browser background black. I tried to download the previous version. When I did I could not log on to my Firefox account. When I did lo… (read more)

Hi, The last update I got turned my browser background black. I tried to download the previous version. When I did I could not log on to my Firefox account. When I did logon the account was blank. I have a loptop that was previously synced. Can I sync from my laptop to my firefox account?

Asked by jbt10e 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

  • Archived

send tab to device doesn't work

I can send from iPhone to desktop no problem. But Desktop to iPhone never works. both are connected and synced. tried disconnecting and re-syncing, but still no. If i kee… (read more)

I can send from iPhone to desktop no problem. But Desktop to iPhone never works. both are connected and synced. tried disconnecting and re-syncing, but still no. If i keep the page open on desktop i can find it in the Library on iPhone. but that's kinda long-winded when it should be much easier.

Asked by Billy 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

  • Archived

When I sign in to sync I lose most of my saved passwords

Since the end of August I have been fighting with Sync. I did a Firefox update on one of my laptops and it seems to have erased my saved logins. Since I have several comp… (read more)

Since the end of August I have been fighting with Sync. I did a Firefox update on one of my laptops and it seems to have erased my saved logins. Since I have several computers it proceeded to sync the lack of passwords with all my other machines. I do have saved profile info from before the problem and so I pasted the profile info into the "new" firefox profile and all my passwords come back until it reconnects to sync and erases them back to where I started. I'm assuming that one of the machines I have is causing this. I've got 9 machines on the same sync. Any advice to help solve this would be appreciated. My bookmarks are fine and the usernames seem to be good. It's just the passwords. I saw a thread about AVG causing some problems but none of my machines are using AVG.

  • Archived

Locked out of my account

I'm getting a message that says "Sorry we've locked your account" because I didn't hit the email verification link but I never received it. Is there any way to request a … (read more)

I'm getting a message that says "Sorry we've locked your account" because I didn't hit the email verification link but I never received it. Is there any way to request a new one?

Asked by Kyle Albanese 2 years ago

Last reply by m.mouse313 1 year ago

  • Archived

I get "Primary account email required" when trying to create a new account, even after removing the email as secondary from my other account.

I'm trying to set up a new account using new@example.com but I keep getting a "Primary account email required" message. I found new@example.com was set as a secondary em… (read more)

I'm trying to set up a new account using new@example.com but I keep getting a "Primary account email required" message. I found new@example.com was set as a secondary email for the old@example.com account. I removed it and old@example.com no longer has a secondary email, but I'm still getting the "Primary account email required" message.

Asked by mgorman1 2 years ago

Last reply by jasonw 1 year ago

  • Archived

Merge or migrate my two account

I use firefox more than 5 years, register to firefox China server, when I use US verison, login with the same account with China version. The bookmark can't sync to my c… (read more)

I use firefox more than 5 years, register to firefox China server, when I use US verison, login with the same account with China version. The bookmark can't sync to my computer, Could you please help to solve this issue? Or, what can I do to merge or migrate this two account?

Asked by MannyWell 2 years ago

Last reply by jinyao97 1 year ago

  • Archived

I had to resent my Mozilla Sign In password, however now I cannot see any of my synced data. Please help. My sync data is extremely important. Please Help.

I formatted my computer and then wjhenm I had to login to my Firefox Browser. It was not taking any of my old passwords. So, I had to reset my Firefox Sign In password. A… (read more)

I formatted my computer and then wjhenm I had to login to my Firefox Browser. It was not taking any of my old passwords. So, I had to reset my Firefox Sign In password. After the password was reset and sign in. I couldn't find any of my previously synced bookmarks. The synced bookmarks are extremly important for me. I need them back. Kindly suggest and show some way to get them back. Please help. Please Please,

Asked by Tanmoy 2 years ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

  • Archived

Delete all password, bookmarks and other information when Sign off from Firefox 71.0

On previous Firefox version, when I Sign Out my Sync account the browser ask if want to "Remove Firefox Sync Data" or " Remove Other Private Data" like in this page (ht… (read more)

On previous Firefox version, when I Sign Out my Sync account the browser ask if want to "Remove Firefox Sync Data" or " Remove Other Private Data" like in this page (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/remove-synced-device-firefox-accounts) but on the 71.0 don't ask me not...

Asked by carlosafsantana 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

  • Archived

Is there still an option to remove/delete synced data when disconnecting a device?

I use firefox on multiple PCs at work and sign in to sync my bookmarks and passwords; it's been an excellent feature given I'm not guaranteed to be in the same room and o… (read more)

I use firefox on multiple PCs at work and sign in to sync my bookmarks and passwords; it's been an excellent feature given I'm not guaranteed to be in the same room and on the same PC. Since the latest update, when I choose to disconnect, I no longer have the option to remove/delete synced data, specifically bookmarks and passwords. I can't find it anywhere is settings. Has this been removed?

Asked by archery0112 2 years ago

Last reply by Bob Giesen 1 year ago