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Recover pre-previous session

I had a number of tabs open today (~40). Because Firefox started to malfunction, I had to restart Firefox. It happened to me before and I knew that I can restore my previ… (read more)

I had a number of tabs open today (~40). Because Firefox started to malfunction, I had to restart Firefox. It happened to me before and I knew that I can restore my previous session so I safely closed the tabs.

When I restarted it, I opened a tab and then I tried to open the Application Menu, but accidentally closed the window. Now, when I've re-opened Firefox and attempted to restore the previous session only that last tab appeared.

Is it possible to recover the pre-previous session? I use Ubuntu 18.04. Where is this information located? and how can I retrieve it?

Asked by amberbear 2 years ago

Answered by Dropa 2 years ago

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PIP button

After the last update, the PIP overlay button is different and larger because it contains the message "Watch in Picture in Picture" and when hovering the mouse on it make… (read more)

After the last update, the PIP overlay button is different and larger because it contains the message "Watch in Picture in Picture" and when hovering the mouse on it makes it bigger because a second more detailed message appears below the first one.

I would like to make the PIP overlay button as small as it was before with no text at all. What do I have to do in order to obtain this effect?

Asked by notSoYoung 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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I have loved being a Mozilla-stuff user intermittently since teaching on Netscape 1.1, and now am making Firefox 98.02 my default browser. I like both Safari and Firefox,… (read more)

I have loved being a Mozilla-stuff user intermittently since teaching on Netscape 1.1, and now am making Firefox 98.02 my default browser. I like both Safari and Firefox, and sometimes use them simultaneously for two accounts on the same service (not right now). My physically pristine 2015 Mac cannot install OS's past the 10.12 I have, so Safari is failing. But I am exasperated at runarounds when trying to set up this Firefox account. I used the emailed verification code and seemed to get in, but got the red-box message "This account... administrator... error." I cannot tell whether the site is letting me use it normally, but I think not. I just spent an hour in help forums. Geesh, tech complexity has mushroomed since my LAN work in the 90s, and you volunteers get to cope with inarticulate queries like mine! Upload is failing of jpg screen shot that has been made anonymous. Help?

Asked by john.r.mcclelland 2 years ago

Last reply by Paul 2 years ago

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Unable to install Net Gear router to initiate internet connection for my Mac Book Air.

I attempted to install a router but Mozilla sent a caution message that the brand (Net Gear) was insecure. Which brands are secure routers?>I have a Mac Book Air purc… (read more)

I attempted to install a router but Mozilla sent a caution message that the brand (Net Gear) was insecure. Which brands are secure routers?>I have a Mac Book Air purchased a few months ago and have never had internet at home. This is first attempt. Thanks.

Asked by jimgalo 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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getting annoying popups even tho popups is off; told to go to preferences? then content; then choose to rid of?

I contacted the Daily Mail newspaper because I keep getting their popup news alert messages even when I am reading my email. My Firefox popup blocker is checked. I compla… (read more)

I contacted the Daily Mail newspaper because I keep getting their popup news alert messages even when I am reading my email. My Firefox popup blocker is checked. I complained to the news paper and they gave the following message to get rid of these annoying messages. Here are their instructions to stop this on Firefox> 1. Click the Settings icon in the top right of your browser window and choose "Preferences" 2.From the left hand side of the page, choose "Content" 3. Under Notifications, press "Choose

There is no Preferences category under my settings icon. There is no Content on the left side of the page when I go to Settings There is no Notifications label from which to select Choose.

How the heck do I get rid of this annoying popup or notification or whatever the heck it is? Please advise. Thx

Asked by djmckay.dm 2 years ago

Answered by Dropa 2 years ago

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several weeks ago, i noticed that my tabs that i have had open for months no longer were present when i had occasion to open firefox. i think it happened after update 98.0.2 was installed.

several weeks ago, i noticed that my tabs that i have had open for months no longer were present when i had occasion to reopen firefox after i had shutdown computer. i t… (read more)

several weeks ago, i noticed that my tabs that i have had open for months no longer were present when i had occasion to reopen firefox after i had shutdown computer. i think it happened after update 98.0.2 was installed. i have searched help, etc. one solution that was my exact problem did not apply to me because the screenshots the contributor was using were not present on my version of the browser (or it is always possible that i was lost). this issue is a pain and i sure would appreciate any help thanks, Steve

Asked by scturn48 2 years ago

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Addons

The addons on Firefox aren't showing up in the toolbar, even though it says that its enabled in the settings page. The only addon showing up is uBlock Origin, nothing els… (read more)

The addons on Firefox aren't showing up in the toolbar, even though it says that its enabled in the settings page. The only addon showing up is uBlock Origin, nothing else appears on the toolbar. This started only recently, I'm on Firefox 98.0.2 (64 bit).

Thanks in advance!

Asked by marcleok101 2 years ago

Last reply by marcleok101 2 years ago

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clearing the cache

I like to clear the cache on a regular basis but then Facebook does not recognize my laptop and I have trouble logging back on. Is it possible to clear the cache for all … (read more)

I like to clear the cache on a regular basis but then Facebook does not recognize my laptop and I have trouble logging back on. Is it possible to clear the cache for all but a select website? Thanks

Asked by wolfdad 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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My Firefox doesn't work with when I try to ear my radio

Hi, My Firefox doesn't work with when I try to ear my radio, while working with other browser without problems like Edge & Chrome. I hope someone can direct me for fi… (read more)

Hi, My Firefox doesn't work with when I try to ear my radio, while working with other browser without problems like Edge & Chrome. I hope someone can direct me for fix a problem Thanks Cariboou

here the link: https://wsmradio.com/opry-nashville-radio/

Asked by Cariboou 2 years ago

Answered by Cariboou 2 years ago

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clearing cookies on close

I have 98.0.2 running. I have selected delete cookies and site data on close, but for the past couple of weeks I have noticed that it is not clearing cookies. I am runnin… (read more)

I have 98.0.2 running. I have selected delete cookies and site data on close, but for the past couple of weeks I have noticed that it is not clearing cookies. I am running no add-ons and I am not running in private browsing. This has worked previously.

Asked by lilbobbyd 2 years ago

Last reply by lilbobbyd 2 years ago

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Help keeps mentioning a "shield" to the left of the address bar. I don't see one. Why?

Help continuously mentions something about clicking a "shield" to the left of the address bar, yet my up to date Firefox shows no "shield" anywhere i can find. Has an upd… (read more)

Help continuously mentions something about clicking a "shield" to the left of the address bar, yet my up to date Firefox shows no "shield" anywhere i can find. Has an update obviated the need for it, and if so, do we have updated help files to reflect the new control for security, vpn and cookie usage?

Asked by MaxTrax 2 years ago

Last reply by Terry 2 years ago

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The page isn’t redirecting properly Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

The page isn’t redirecting properly Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete. This problem … (read more)

The page isn’t redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

This is a site that I visit a half a dozen times a week, and have been for years.....

Asked by joyspring7 2 years ago

Last reply by Merlin1951 1 year ago

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Version 100 on Mac

I read that with version 100 on the Mac there will be some problems with some web pages like my bank can you tell me if this has been fixed or not, if not I don't want to… (read more)

I read that with version 100 on the Mac there will be some problems with some web pages like my bank can you tell me if this has been fixed or not, if not I don't want to go past version 99. Thanks for all help Michael Whitecotton

Asked by mdwhiteco 2 years ago

Answered by James 2 years ago

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Passwords lost and cannot be saved anew after "refresh"

We got an alert when opening Firefox on our iMac yesterday suggesting we "refresh" and that bookmarks and saved passwords would not be affected. After the refresh, bookma… (read more)

We got an alert when opening Firefox on our iMac yesterday suggesting we "refresh" and that bookmarks and saved passwords would not be affected. After the refresh, bookmarks were retained but all passwords wiped out. Further, as we painstakingly looked up or created new passwords on sites and entered them, the usual Firefox alert would come up asking if we wanted to save the new log-in, user name and password on each site, we'd select "yes" and then find none of them saved. Can anyone advise us? We're rebuilding our saved passwords on Chrome now but have had Firefox as out primary browser for over a decade.

Asked by michaellouiswells 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Can not googling, but visiting the site directly work

Greetins, There are times when I can not use google to search things, it kept telling me "Server Not Found". Although accessing the web directly worked. I tried to googli… (read more)

Greetins, There are times when I can not use google to search things, it kept telling me "Server Not Found". Although accessing the web directly worked. I tried to googling on another browser, and it worked just fine. Any idea why/what might cause this? I never touch firewall settings so everything should be on default settings. Thank you

Asked by althemier 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes when signing into Outlook webmail

Whenever I try to sign into Outlook Webmail (https://outlook.office.com/), Firefox crashes. I am on a MacOS Monteray (12.2.1). I have cleared all Firefox caches and cooki… (read more)

Whenever I try to sign into Outlook Webmail (https://outlook.office.com/), Firefox crashes. I am on a MacOS Monteray (12.2.1). I have cleared all Firefox caches and cookies. I have completely uninstalled and re-installed Firefox. I have run it with my usual extensions, and completely clean, without any extensions and just the default settings.

The initial login page loads fine, and I type in the email address associated with the account. This takes me to the password page. If I type in an incorrect password, the site tells me so immediately. If I type the correct password, Firefox crashes--I get the spinning beachball cursor and (application not responding) in the dock. My only recourse is to force-quit Firefox.

Outlook webmail used to work fine in Firefox--I used it on this very machine nearly every day. The only change was that I recently had to update my email password. But again, I have had to do that every three months for years and have never had any problems.

Outlook webmail works just fine on this machine in Safari and Chrome. It's only Firefox that has any problems with it.

Any ideas about how to fix this would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Ambivalent 2 years ago

Last reply by Ambivalent 2 years ago

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Cached Web Content (320kb)

I cannot clear this cache to zero no matter what I try. How can I clear this cache. It just started happening after a recent update. I clean my caches after every use b… (read more)

I cannot clear this cache to zero no matter what I try. How can I clear this cache. It just started happening after a recent update. I clean my caches after every use but not any longer.

Asked by Jason Allen 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago