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Can't restore previous session tabs in startup, even ticked the startup option Open previous windows and tabs

In Firefox setting i have selected the startup option Open previous windows and tabs in startup. Still, when i Exit Firefox it asks if i wan to close the tabs. I suppose … (read more)

In Firefox setting i have selected the startup option Open previous windows and tabs in startup. Still, when i Exit Firefox it asks if i wan to close the tabs. I suppose it shouldn't? After closing and restart Firefox doesn't restore previous session as it should. Whats wrong with this setting?

Asked by Sakari Kalliomäki 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Unable to play some videos on "The New Daily" (AU) site Error code 242632

There are some videos on this News site; https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/politics/australian-politics/2022/07/26/anthony-albanese-challenges-paul-bongiorno/ Error code… (read more)

There are some videos on this News site;

https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/politics/australian-politics/2022/07/26/anthony-albanese-challenges-paul-bongiorno/

Error code 242632 "The video cannot be played on this browser"

Asked by Bozwell 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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unable to sign in to Chase.com

Been using Chase.com all along for years. Just today I am unable to sign-in. I enter the user ID and password but the "sign-in" button remains grayed out and inactive. Fi… (read more)

Been using Chase.com all along for years. Just today I am unable to sign-in. I enter the user ID and password but the "sign-in" button remains grayed out and inactive. First thing I did was try Chrome and got into Chase without problem. Checked for and updated firefox, cleared Chase cookie data, no help. Using firefox version 102.0.1 (64-bit). Firefox on my iphone got into Chase OK. Surprising that a major site like Chase would be a problem with desktop firefox.

Asked by Mark2424 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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fansly site

I RECENTLY JOINED FANSLY AS A FAN FOLLOWER AND SUBSCRIBER- IN ORDER TO LOGIN IN I SEARCHED FOR IT ON DUCK DUCK GO , BUT I I MISSSPELLED IT ,FANSLEY THEN IT CORRECTED TO S… (read more)

I RECENTLY JOINED FANSLY AS A FAN FOLLOWER AND SUBSCRIBER- IN ORDER TO LOGIN IN I SEARCHED FOR IT ON DUCK DUCK GO , BUT I I MISSSPELLED IT ,FANSLEY THEN IT CORRECTED TO SITE LOGIN IN WITH THE CORRECT ONE , BUT I READ THROUGH THE PAGE TO FIND THIS QUERY... WHICH I CAN ATTACH BECAUSE I TOOK A SCREEN SHOT , I AM NOT SURE WHAT OR WHO TO TRUST

Asked by A 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Log ins lost every time I start FireFox - only started happening recently.

I've checked a couple of the "similar topics" before posting here. I'm not sure if I am having the same problem or something else. Back Story: I have a "few" windows an… (read more)

I've checked a couple of the "similar topics" before posting here. I'm not sure if I am having the same problem or something else.

Back Story: I have a "few" windows and tabs open in FireFox. I would finish what I was doing, shut down and then the next time I booted up and loaded FireFox, all sessions would be restored and all log ins honoured (kept). That is: I was still logged in.

(Moving to now) Yesterday I powered up and ALL sites were logged out. About 20 log ins were needed. Hmmmmm... gmail, and the rest.

"Ok... something happened. No problems, things should be ok from now. I've logged in, so all is sweet."

Today I power up: All logs ins lost. Had to go through it all again.

Gmail is throwing security alerts at me hand over fist. Yeah, that is good in some ways. I get that part. But I've logged in.

Seems - my thoughts - that the cookies aren't being saved. But why? I haven't touched them or their settings.

Yes, I did do a clean out of older cookies. But left the gmail ones, and other sites I know I use. I have `adblocker ultimate` installed.

Now I am logged in, if I open the `cookies` and look I should see them there for the sites to which I am logged in - yes?


To be clear: When I am done, I do NOT `exit` FireFox. All windows, tabs, sessions are left. I just shut down the machine. Then next time I load FireFox and they are re-loaded and log ins are maintained.

Asked by teeny_weeny 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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High number of processes for Firefox 102.0.1esr with only one tab; How to reduce

Hi, I am testing v102esr of Firefox for a rollout in September. One of this issues I have come across is the extremely high number of processes started when opening Fi… (read more)

Hi,

I am testing v102esr of Firefox for a rollout in September.

One of this issues I have come across is the extremely high number of processes started when opening Firefox.

We have our own website run via Windows Server using IIS. The home page has no remote content - it's all local so I don't believe any remote content is being opened. There is only one tab open.

For each new tab I open I get at least one additional process. So with 10 tabs opened I ended up with 24 processes.

In FF91esr this was 3-5 processes. I also noticed under performance settings I can no longer specify the number of processes.

Is there any way to reduce this number to something more sane, like 3-5?

Also, why is there a Console Window Host running under Firefox?

Is the Node.js also new? I don't recall seeing it before

thanks

Asked by citizen1138x 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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igHome and Google Calendar

I am using the latest Firefox version 102.0 and I have igHome set as my home page. Yesterday the Google Calendar Gadget would no longer display the calendar but would dis… (read more)

I am using the latest Firefox version 102.0 and I have igHome set as my home page. Yesterday the Google Calendar Gadget would no longer display the calendar but would display this message:

Firefox Can’t Open This Page To protect your security, accountsgooglecom will not allow Firefox to display the page if another site has embedded it. To see this page, you need to open it in a new window.

If I click on the “Open Site in New Window” button it does open the calendar. (See attached screenshot.) I have tried login out and back into igHome and my Google account but it doesn’t fix the issue. This is happening on both my laptop and desktop computers running Windows 10 Home. All Windows updates are up to date. I opened Firefox in Troubleshooting Mode and the calendar still does not show. When I use the Google Chrome browser with the same igHome home page the Calendar works fine. Is this something Firefox can fix, or do I need to contact Google?

Asked by jterps52 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Don't enable HTTPS-Only Mode is selected, but ignored

I cannot currently access https://thesaker.is/ as they are under DOS attack. When I try to access the HTTP sight, firefox is automatically changing what I type, adds the… (read more)

I cannot currently access https://thesaker.is/ as they are under DOS attack. When I try to access the HTTP sight, firefox is automatically changing what I type, adds the S, and then it cannot connect. Please make it stop "protecting" me. Please respond to to wayne@nano-dyne for any emailed notice as checking bonin006 is inconvenient

Thanks, Wayne Bonin

Asked by bonin0061 1 year ago

Answered by bonin0061 1 year ago

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context menu search engine per selected text's langauge?

when you select text and right click popup "Search google for 'text marked'" , here google is your FF's default search engine, but for people in multi-lingual region woul… (read more)

when you select text and right click popup "Search google for 'text marked'" , here google is your FF's default search engine, but for people in multi-lingual region would prefer to search e.g. web in the language of the selected text, which makes more sense for the results.

I wonder if FF could add this function, auto detect the text's language and search in e.g. google.de, google.cn or google.fr?

Which is like the macOS lookup, it detect the text language and point to that dictionary?

FF could be a little more intelligent, right?

/BR

Asked by Stoneage 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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ALL extensions appear to be corrupt.

I'm using freshly-downloaded Firefox version 102.2 on a brand new laptop (Windows 11 Pro version 21H2), and every single extension is showing a "Installation aborted beca… (read more)

I'm using freshly-downloaded Firefox version 102.2 on a brand new laptop (Windows 11 Pro version 21H2), and every single extension is showing a "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt" message when I try to install. I have tried checking for updates, quitting and reopening firefox, restarting my computer, refreshing firefox, uninstalling and reinstalling firefox, as well as any and all combinations of those. I've scoured these message boards and nothing is working for me. Please help!

Asked by Jupiter 1 year ago

Answered by Jupiter 1 year ago

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Disable tab animations (FF 102)

An old question but seems like the about:config parameters have changed recently. the following don't exist anymore : toolkit.cosmeticAnimations.enabled ui.prefersRe… (read more)

An old question but seems like the about:config parameters have changed recently. the following don't exist anymore : toolkit.cosmeticAnimations.enabled ui.prefersReducedMotion

I've searched with other keywords but couldn't find the new one.

Asked by caetano1 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Temp folder on browser

I have a problem with opening files: Mozilla keeps saving them and ignores temp folder. I tried to modify browser.download.improvements_to_download_panel in about:config,… (read more)

I have a problem with opening files: Mozilla keeps saving them and ignores temp folder. I tried to modify browser.download.improvements_to_download_panel in about:config, but nothing happened. Can anybody help me?

Asked by sergio.pastore99 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Cannot check "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed"

Hello, Until recently, I was able to have Firefox automatically clear all my cookies at the end of a session, EXCEPT for the cookies for websites that I had specified. T… (read more)

Hello,

Until recently, I was able to have Firefox automatically clear all my cookies at the end of a session, EXCEPT for the cookies for websites that I had specified. This was possible by:

  • Checking the "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" option under `Privacy and Security > Cookies and Site Data`
  • Setting the websties that I would like to keep cookies for, under `Privacy and Security > Cookies and Site Data > Manage exceptions`

Now, I simply can no longer use this feature. If I try checking the "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" option, then quitting Firefox, it seems to insist on unchecking the box, then changing another section of my privacy settings. Namely the `Privacy and Security > History > Clear history when Firefox closes` section becomes checked, and inside, `Cookies` is marked as something to be cleared at the end of each session. This is unhelpful, because checking the box here means that any exceptions I set in the aforementioned section is not respected, and ALL cookies are deleted.

Am I doing something wrong? If there is a way to get it back to how it used to behave, that would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

Asked by yutanagano51 1 year ago

Answered by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 1 year ago

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session store recovery.jsonlz4 does not update frequently

I wondered several times why firefox recovers old tabs when it chrashed. now i see that in my profile folder/sessionstore-backups the file recovery.jsonlz4 is some days o… (read more)

I wondered several times why firefox recovers old tabs when it chrashed. now i see that in my profile folder/sessionstore-backups the file recovery.jsonlz4 is some days old (while i was using firefox in the meantime very often) and does not update frequently as requested by about:config browser.sessionstore.interval = 15000 (15s). - this folder or the files are not locked. i can delete/rename them, they are not re-created - there is no file sessionstore.* in the main folder of firefox profile while running firefox - i am using 102.4.0esr (32-Bit) on a company PC (could there be any restrictions?) - the file previous.jsonlz4 seems to be created correctly when firefox is closed normal (which is not my usecase, i want to restore up to date tabs after crashes) - i am not using a private window

do you have any idea?

Asked by mais285 1 year ago

Answered by mais285 1 year ago

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FireFox no longer has Open New Window under File menue

I just tried to open a new window using File, New Window. It is GONE. I always use that. Now all I get are New Tab New Container Tab (grayed out so I can't select that)… (read more)

I just tried to open a new window using File, New Window. It is GONE. I always use that. Now all I get are New Tab New Container Tab (grayed out so I can't select that) New Private window, some other stuff.

The same is true if I right click. I get: Open Link in New Tab Open Link in New Private window.

What did I do to cause these changes?

Asked by petejc 1 year ago

Answered by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 1 year ago

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about:config Query String/Specific Parameter

Is there any way to open the about:config page to a specific setting? I frequently toggle a particular setting on and off and would like a quick way to bookmark it for ea… (read more)

Is there any way to open the about:config page to a specific setting? I frequently toggle a particular setting on and off and would like a quick way to bookmark it for easy access.

I'm thinking something along the lines of: about:config?setting=media.peerconnection.enabled

Even better would be to allow a new value to be passed in as well: about:config?setting=media.peerconnection.enabled&value=true

Asked by b9z7kmdn 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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disable taskbar icon download animation

(Firefox 102 on Windows.) Indicating the progress of a runnig download in the taskbar is ok, but when the size of the download is unknown, there is a fast animation, tha… (read more)

(Firefox 102 on Windows.)

Indicating the progress of a runnig download in the taskbar is ok, but when the size of the download is unknown, there is a fast animation, that keeps going and going and going. That´s very annoying, when you want to keep focused on a difficult issue elsewhere on the screen. (Sadly I have these 'endless' and slow downloads quite often at work - e.g. github.)

How can this animation be disabled?

I would happily lose the normal download progress if only this fast animation disappears.

In about:config I did not find anything applicable when searching for 'download', 'animate', 'progress' or 'taskbar'.

Asked by JJJ-Replacement 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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CAnnot enable extension in private browsing

Hi, the squarepage extension was recently disabled due to security concerns. The settings indicate that it can still be used in private mode. I followed the linked instru… (read more)

Hi, the squarepage extension was recently disabled due to security concerns. The settings indicate that it can still be used in private mode. I followed the linked instructions, but there is still no enable slider.

How can I enable this ?

Thanks

Asked by serenity645-joe2 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago