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Laptop crash

My laptop crashed hard. I obviously didn't get a backup of my bookmarks, password, etc. Where and what file name is my old bookmarks kept? I can get access to my old … (read more)

My laptop crashed hard. I obviously didn't get a backup of my bookmarks, password, etc. Where and what file name is my old bookmarks kept? I can get access to my old laptop data, but I am not sure exactly the path and filename I need to get. Thanks

Asked by maadams 6 days ago

Windows 7 System Restore won’t complete because of Firefox Profile error

When I try Windows 7 System Restore, it won’t complete because of Firefox Profile error 'cavkhrwq.default'. I very seldom use System Restore, but this has happened twice … (read more)

When I try Windows 7 System Restore, it won’t complete because of Firefox Profile error 'cavkhrwq.default'. I very seldom use System Restore, but this has happened twice now..

Asked by urfy.t 6 days ago

Keyboard and mouse input delays with Firefox on Wayland

I tried Firefox 86.0 on ArchLinux with a KDE Plasma (Wayland) session. All Qt and GTK applications function normally. Firefox does not crash, but there is a noticable del… (read more)

I tried Firefox 86.0 on ArchLinux with a KDE Plasma (Wayland) session. All Qt and GTK applications function normally. Firefox does not crash, but there is a noticable delay while typing or interacting with the mouse. It seems the input is received but it is not rendered on the screen.

I used the profiler and uploaded a profiler session to help you investigate the problem.

Asked by Ashwin Vishnu 6 days ago

Firefox is deleting my history on exit even though the setting isn't enabled

For some reason Firefox is deleting my browsing history every time I exit the browser. I do not have the setting enabled to 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is … (read more)

For some reason Firefox is deleting my browsing history every time I exit the browser. I do not have the setting enabled to 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed'.

This seems to have started happening since I told Firefox to 'forget' a couple of sites in my browsing history.

I do not have any external programmes such as antivirus that would delete the browsing history.

What could be causing this?

Asked by will.harrison1 5 days ago

Title bar buttons don't work when pressing Alt

Hello, I have a problem with Firefox. I think this is a bug. I have tested it in Firefox 85, 86 and 87. When I press Alt, the complete title bar with the menus File, Edit… (read more)

Hello,

I have a problem with Firefox. I think this is a bug. I have tested it in Firefox 85, 86 and 87.

When I press Alt, the complete title bar with the menus File, Edit, View, ... appears. Afterwards, when I click Minimize, Maximize, Close, New Tab or List All Tabs, the title bar is minimized again but nothing else happens. Those buttons just don't work.

Is there a way to fix this problem? Is it likely to be fixed sooner than three months/six months/years? Please tell me how I can add anymore useful information. Thanks for your support!

Asked by browserlightedup 4 days ago

Is there a way to hide the current window when dragging off its one and only tab?

Hello! I'm a sort-of new Firefox user, and I just noticed some differences in behavior between Firefox and Chrome. In Chrome, when I drag a tab out of its window so that … (read more)

Hello! I'm a sort-of new Firefox user, and I just noticed some differences in behavior between Firefox and Chrome.

In Chrome, when I drag a tab out of its window so that I can move it into another window, if the window in question only has one tab, then dragging that one tab will hide the current window and show the background, allowing me to easily drag it into that background window.

This is especially useful when both windows are maximized.

In Firefox, I cannot do the same. Dragging a tab around a window with only that one tab open does not hide the current window, but rather, drags the tab around the browser window. I recognize now that this is because I can drag the tab to other places such as the Bookmarks menu, and if the above Chrome behavior was replicated, I would have a hard time doing this with just one tab open.

Though, I think the way to merge a maximized one-tab window onto another window in Firefox is to just drag the window a bit so it stops becoming maximized, then drag the one tab onto the window behind it. Is that how I'm supposed to do it, or is there a better way?

On another note, is there any way as of the moment to replicate Chrome's behavior with regard to this tab dragging situation? If not, thank you for your time, anyway. I'll just get used to the new way of doing this for now. Thank you all!

Asked by Louie4825 3 days ago

Restricting Extensions to Specific Domains

Many extensions ask for access to your entire browsing activity. While many extensions claim they are not doing so, this is not a technical restriction, but a policy rest… (read more)

Many extensions ask for access to your entire browsing activity. While many extensions claim they are not doing so, this is not a technical restriction, but a policy restriction of their own.

In Chrome, there is a option within the browser to restrict extensions to operate within certain domains. For example, you could say that Honey is only allowed to run on *.amazon.com domains.

Is there a way to configure this option within FireFox? If not, what's the best way to request this feature be added? There are a number of extensions like Honey that are helpful for ecommerce and product research, but I want to provide a technical restriction to what data they can collect from the browser by restricting them to specific domains.

Thanks! Moose

Asked by Moose 1 day ago