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Can't rollback from Firefox 91 to 89.

Win10 with what was Firefox 89. I had already disabled the Proton UI on this installation, because it is horrible. Today Firefox decided to update to version 91. All of t… (read more)

Win10 with what was Firefox 89. I had already disabled the Proton UI on this installation, because it is horrible. Today Firefox decided to update to version 91. All of the Proton UI junk is back. I tried disabling it again, but nothing worked. Doing a web search, it appears that Mozilla has disabled the ability to turn off Proton.

I then set about to rollback the installation back to version 89. I found a Mozilla link on this, went to their ftp server and downloaded the installation files for the last version of 89. The installation went normally, but when I opened Firefox afterwards, a little box popped up saying something to the effect of "To keep your History and Bookmarks from possibly being corrupted, Firefox must create new user profile." I exited out of this and Firefox didn't start. I attempted to restart Firefox again and the same box popped up again. The only way to get past it was to click the accept button.

I did so and Firefox started. This was clearly not version 89. As the UI is junk, it took several minutes to find out that this was now the latest version of 92!!!! I'm absolutely positive that I downloaded the correct file. When I look through the update history, it doesn't even show todays version 89 installation as happening. What a piece of junk.

I then spent 20 minutes figuring out how to revert back to my user profile, not the new one that it had created for me. I then did some research on what had happened. Well it turns out that you can't actually rollback Firefox, despite what Mozilla says. For a while they have added "downgrade protection" which automatically creates the new user profile and stops your old profile from being accessed by it. So unless you want to figure out how to spend a hundred hours reconstructing bookmarks, passwords, settings, etc. it actually isn't possible to rollback Firefox. Doesn't this violate some Microsoft rules about being able to uninstall versions of software from within Windows? If you try to do this with Firefox and go back to a previous version it blows everything up.

Does anyone know how to actually rollback Firefox to a previous version, so that Proton can be disabled?

Asked by jack.hidley 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

FFox v92 - Menu Spacing - Bug? (No, not the usual question)

FFox 92 update today. Menu spacing went to double. No shock there. Found the CSS code below for UserChrome.css and set it up. EX. menupopup > menuitem, menupopup >… (read more)

FFox 92 update today. Menu spacing went to double. No shock there. Found the CSS code below for UserChrome.css and set it up.

EX. menupopup > menuitem, menupopup > menu {

 padding-block: 4px !important;

}

root {
 --arrowpanel -menuitem -padding: 4px 8px !important;

}

Here's the issue: I want it tighter than 4px. So, I set it down to 2px... eventually dropping it to all 0px settings.

EX: menupopup > menuitem, menupopup > menu {

 padding-block: 0px !important;

}

root {
 --arrowpanel -menuitem -padding: 0px 0px !important;

}

But, it doesn't get any smaller than the above 4/8px set up. Bug? Perhaps there's another CSS setting to be tweaked for V 92? I do not have any other CSS for these items elsewhere in my UserChrome file.

Asked by MozzieBob 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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How do I give feedback?

Currently on Firefox Developer Edition 89.0b2, clicking menu > Help > Submit Feedback, takes me here: https://mozilla.github.io/imo-placeholder/ It's a blank "Comin… (read more)

Currently on Firefox Developer Edition 89.0b2, clicking menu > Help > Submit Feedback, takes me here: https://mozilla.github.io/imo-placeholder/

It's a blank "Coming Soon" page with no information.

I'm experiencing usability problems with the new theme and I'd like to share what I'm experiencing.

Asked by whall1 6 months ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 2 months ago

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Constant unresponsive pages/scripts etc

I am constantly frustrated by unresponsive pages / script warnings etc using Firefox. This never used to happen on previous builds -- I am using the latest 86.0 -- but … (read more)

I am constantly frustrated by unresponsive pages / script warnings etc using Firefox. This never used to happen on previous builds -- I am using the latest 86.0 -- but these occur so often that I am about to say goodbye to Firefox. This does not happen when I am using Chrome and other browsers.

I have been through all of the suggested steps to deal with these unresponsive script/page issues, and none has worked.

Would appreciate any help on this, but as I say I am about to leave Firefox at this point for Chrome and other browsers.

Thanks in advance...

Asked by darobin 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

I can't open or create facebook accounts

I can't open or create facebook accounts with any browser. Why? Even as soon as creating a new facebook account and nothing is posted, I am not obey their community rules… (read more)

I can't open or create facebook accounts with any browser. Why? Even as soon as creating a new facebook account and nothing is posted, I am not obey their community rules. I do nothing strange and peculiar things. For example, First Name: Myo Last Name:Tun DOB:28/12/1978

Nothing is out of facebook community standard. But I can't use facebook with any browser. Why?

With respect, Myo Min Tun, Myanmar.

Asked by i7delldelldell 4 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 months ago

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shortcut for switching browser windows?

Hello, I urgently ;-) need a shortcut to switch between open browser windows. It seems to be one of the basic ones, but is nowhere to be found. Solutions using Tilde do n… (read more)

Hello,

I urgently ;-) need a shortcut to switch between open browser windows. It seems to be one of the basic ones, but is nowhere to be found.

Solutions using Tilde do not work for me becuse it's not available on my Apple keyboard.

Why not use Command +< or Command + > respectively, like many other apps do?

And why not at least let me configure that in a simple fashion myself???

Thanks for any solution!

Asked by 200cm 1 year ago

Last reply by artist3 1 year ago

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My logins were revoked - I reset my password, and all saved passowrds have disappeared

I'm scared af. Hundreds of password are saved on my firefox. My active logins were revoked and I had to reset the password to login to my firefox on windows. Turns out al… (read more)

I'm scared af. Hundreds of password are saved on my firefox. My active logins were revoked and I had to reset the password to login to my firefox on windows. Turns out all my passwords are gone.

I have no email from firefox notifying of the suspicious login.

What I can do?

Asked by mastsethi 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Page is reverted to start page a few seconds after I start Firefox

After starting Firefox. If I navigate to a page to soon it jumps back to the start page again (about:blank for me). Like it's restaring again somewhat. Just before the pa… (read more)

After starting Firefox. If I navigate to a page to soon it jumps back to the start page again (about:blank for me). Like it's restaring again somewhat. Just before the page is reste there seems like a windows opening in the bottom right but it closes before I manage to see content. Only add-on I have i uBlock Origin. Do you have any idea why this is happening. Is there some log I can look at or enable to see what is really happening? 73.0b7 x64 on Windown 10

Asked by Lars-Erik 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Download files directly without showing the Opening window

Hi, whenever I want to download something, Firefox shows me a Opening window. If I mistakenly select the "Open with" button, a file is downloaded to my /tmp/ directory an… (read more)

Hi, whenever I want to download something, Firefox shows me a Opening window. If I mistakenly select the "Open with" button, a file is downloaded to my /tmp/ directory and then opened with an application, which takes a huge amount of RAM for stuff like iso.

The another thing is that it's very annoying and takes a lot of time if you want to download many files from many websites. You have to manually choose save file for all the files you download, and the "Do this automatically for files like this from now on" option is greyed out.

Is there a way disable the "Opening" window and just download the files I wish to download?

Asked by Sourav 1 year ago

Last reply by Theodorax 1 year ago

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Firefox is default, yet all links open in Chrome.

On my PC, whenever I click on any links in any external program, all links open in Chrome. Even though, I've checked that FF is my default program. Also checked that chro… (read more)

On my PC, whenever I click on any links in any external program, all links open in Chrome. Even though, I've checked that FF is my default program. Also checked that chrome is NOT my default program. Have also tried making chrome default and then back to Firefox as default. Have also tried setting FF as default in Windows>> Default Programs. But nothing is working. I've even tried making IE as default from Control Panel, yet Chrome opens. I've noted 1 thing that Chrome is not there in Control Panels> Programs & Features list.

Asked by Zopfan 2 years ago

Last reply by McCoy 2 years ago

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not printing background images or colors (print.printer_Microsoft_Print_to_PDF.print_bgcolor;true)

I wrote an application that dynamically creates report and (using the printElement jQuery plugin) prints them to either a printer or to PDF. $('.print-container').printEl… (read more)

I wrote an application that dynamically creates report and (using the printElement jQuery plugin) prints them to either a printer or to PDF.

$('.print-container').printElement({

   pageTitle: $('div.edit-title').text(),
   overrideElementCSS:[ 'print_css', { href:'css/print.css', media:'print' } ]
});

This has worked well for 5 years but, over the last weekend, even with the config set to print.print_bgcolor = true, no background colours or images are being printed any more. This happens with printing to a printer or to a PDF file.

Asked by SteveStreet 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Firefox and AVG compatibility issues.

Good day all, When I try to send email using Outlook web from the Firefox browser, I often get a failed to send error message. When I deactivate AVG I'm once again able … (read more)

Good day all,

When I try to send email using Outlook web from the Firefox browser, I often get a failed to send error message. When I deactivate AVG I'm once again able to send a message. This doesn't happen when I use other browsers like Chrome or Internet explorer. There seems to be a compatibility issue with Firefox. Anyway around this? Thanks.

Asked by Mistahman 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Where to use sync key if i forgot my password

Hi all, I'm setting up a new device while still have access to the original device which has logged in firefox I have a firefox sync key which i have been using previousl… (read more)

Hi all,

I'm setting up a new device while still have access to the original device which has logged in firefox I have a firefox sync key which i have been using previously. Now my problem is i cant remember firefox password and wish to set up sync in my new device. What will be the proper way to do it using the sync key, or any other way without losing data.

Asked by dyleen19 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Import passwords from a data file....

Firefox used to facilitate an excellent addin called Password Exporter. It has since been deemed Legacy and is no longer supported... While Firefox's embedded password… (read more)

Firefox used to facilitate an excellent addin called Password Exporter. It has since been deemed Legacy and is no longer supported... While Firefox's embedded password manager has the capability to import passwords from other browser platforms, there is no provision to import my 270 passwords kept in an xml file created by Password Exporter. After a fresh install of Windows 10, I now have to open the password xml file with "notebook" and search for the required password...

One would think such an advanced program as Firefox there would be provisions afforded users to import and export passwords from and to a data file, preferably an xml file. No one saves 270 passwords on stickup notes. Everyone removes and reinstall Firefox...

Mozilla.... Please address this problem... The multitudes will be grateful.... How long could it take your code writers to install this feature in your next upgrade???

Asked by 9327 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago