Firefox updating two profiles with places files

I run Firefox 52.9.0 32bit ESR as main browser - for reasons to do with our server I also run under a separate profile Firefox 68.12.0 ESR 32 bit for testing When using 5… (read more)

I run Firefox 52.9.0 32bit ESR as main browser - for reasons to do with our server I also run under a separate profile Firefox 68.12.0 ESR 32 bit for testing

When using 52.9.0 whenever I change a bookmark, it ALSO updates the file in the V68 profile folder! I have no idea why as both profiles should be separate. The time stamps are the same.

I need to keep the V68 profile completely isolated from the V52 so need to try and stop this unusual updating!

Both profiles are NOT local and located in F:drive under different folders. Both versions are started as:- "I:\Firefox New\firefox.exe" -P "Firefox New" and "I:\Firefox\firefox.exe" -P "Firefox Old" and the profiles.ini file points correctly

Any suggestions please - and no I can not update them as needed for specific purposes!

rgds

Asked by firefox982 25 minutes ago

Firefox running extremely slow

Hello all, I've yet to test this in great detail. But, it would appear that Firefox is running super slow. It's using about 3GB of ram out of my 16GB (Seems low imho). W… (read more)

Hello all, I've yet to test this in great detail. But, it would appear that Firefox is running super slow. It's using about 3GB of ram out of my 16GB (Seems low imho).

When opening websites like Facebook, videos, the message box etc lags. On YouTube videos can lag, and other sites that have elements that popup etc seem to lag.

I only run an AdBlock, and it's even disabled on the pages that lag. These issues aren't present in Google Chrome or Edge. In fact, Facebook is super responsive in Chrome.

I've tried various things to solve it mentioned on this forum, including entering some urls to access more advanced settings which hasn't worked.

Thanks alot.

Asked by cameron.bishop71 27 minutes ago

Firefox Monitor - unable to find button to add new email addresses

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I've been an avid user of Firefox Monitor for the past few months, but recently over the last few days when I go to https://monitor.firefox.com/user/dashboard and log in, I've been struggling to find the button that allows me to add new email addresses. I've searched the support article for Monitor for this information, but to no avail: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-monitor. So I was wondering if you could point me in the right direction?

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I used Firefox for over a year, suddenly after an update I imagine a bottom bar appeared, like "find" and every time I try to type anything in a search bar it jumps to the bottom

I used Firefox for over a year, suddenly after an update I imagine a bottom bar has appeared, like "find" and every time I try to type anything in a search bar it jumps t… (read more)

I used Firefox for over a year, suddenly after an update I imagine a bottom bar has appeared, like "find" and every time I try to type anything in a search bar it jumps to the bottom that becomes pink... SOOOOOOO annoying. How can I get rid of it forever???? Sorry, do not know a proper name for this trouble!!! I wish it was clearly stated if I want this "update" and how I can get rid of it. I stopped updating anything at all at this stage! It drives me absolute bonkers, I am thinking of deleting firefox completely! Yes I use windows7 and love it, do not want to switch to 10. I have no clue what version of firefox I am using, I was updating when prompted, but fed up with this pink bar, like it sits in my livers now!!!

Asked by callita1 53 minutes ago

Exiting Youtube fullscreen videos causing PC to crash sometimes

So what i've noticed lately is that when i play a video on youtube while on fullscreen, sometimes when i exit the fullscreen the screen goes black for a few seconds. In t… (read more)

So what i've noticed lately is that when i play a video on youtube while on fullscreen, sometimes when i exit the fullscreen the screen goes black for a few seconds. In the meanting i can hear the audio being played in the background. After 1-2 seconds audio becomes choppy and then it completely stops and then my computer restarts. I haven't tested that with any other browser since i've been only using firefox for years. It doesn't happen all the time but i can happen randomly. I've tried disabling hardware acceleration but it didn't do anything. All the drivers are up to date. Anyone encountering the same problem? Any possible solutions would be more than welcomed.

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How to stop Firefox "New Tab" screen from remembering my history.

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[Unofficial?] CSS styles to show end-of-line characters

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Asked by Wendle 10 hours ago

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Asked by barrylong1 12 hours ago

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My Sync is set for Add-ons (which Themes is a part of), Bookmarks, Options, across (5) Windows 10 laptops and (1) Windows XP SP3 desktop. Everything syncs perfectly in a… (read more)

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Asked by Yanele 12 hours ago

I am searching for manuals. Is "manualslibrary.co" safe to add to Firefox?

The library that seems to contain some of the info I am trying to download wants to install their add-on to Firefox. I don't dare do so without data about it being safe &… (read more)

The library that seems to contain some of the info I am trying to download wants to install their add-on to Firefox. I don't dare do so without data about it being safe & non-malignant first! Anyone have experience with this?

Thanks

Asked by Pandreasen 15 hours ago

Full Screen Pictures Not Showing

Hello. With FF 80.0.01 when going to this site: https://www.rvtrader.com/listing/2011-Four+Winds-Montecito+40J-5012888859 https://www.rvtrader.com/listing/2011-Four+Win… (read more)

Hello. With FF 80.0.01 when going to this site: https://www.rvtrader.com/listing/2011-Four+Winds-Montecito+40J-5012888859 https://www.rvtrader.com/listing/2011-Four+Winds-Montecito+40J-5012888859 ... and clicking the pictures to scroll the pictures in full screen, FF wants to put the browser in fullscreen, not just the pictures. In Chrome, Edge, the pictures do go in full screen.

Is this a setting to toggle?

Thanks

Asked by Ron P 16 hours ago

Last reply by Ron P 15 hours ago

How to set Enhanced Tracking Strict as default but Standard for specific sites?

Firefox 80.0.1 64-bit; Windows 10 Pro When Enhanced Tracking is Strict some websites lose functionality. The only options seem to be. Disable Enhanced Tracking for th… (read more)

Firefox 80.0.1 64-bit; Windows 10 Pro

When Enhanced Tracking is Strict some websites lose functionality.

The only options seem to be.

    Disable Enhanced Tracking for that site

or Set Enhanced Tracking to Standard or Custom for all sites

So far, the frequented websites all seem to work with Strict except one and, for it, I would like to have it set to Standard rather than none.

If I am correct, let me know. if wrong, either direct me to instructions or just tell me. Yes, I have looked.

Thanks!

PS. My current option, for that one website, is to run Firefox in a separate Sandbox and set all websites to Standard.

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Getting 500 Error when attempting to sign into Firefox Sync

Subject says it all. First notice of the problem was when I couldn't send tabs to my mini so I logged out of sync on that computer and tried to log back in. Any help wo… (read more)

Subject says it all. First notice of the problem was when I couldn't send tabs to my mini so I logged out of sync on that computer and tried to log back in. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

This is what I get:


500 Error Oh dear, something went wrong there. We've been notified and will get working on a fix.

Ji@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-5429a1fbc846b27d5e133892d36e8435bc64867c/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:521687 initializeInterTabChannel@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-5429a1fbc846b27d5e133892d36e8435bc64867c/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:553849 initializeDeps/<@https://accounts-static.cdn.mozilla.net/bundle-5429a1fbc846b27d5e133892d36e8435bc64867c/app.bundle.en_US.js:9:554083

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Imposibilidad de cargar archivos en una dirección de correos corporativa

Hola: Desde este verano, no me es posible cargar archivos en una dirección de correo corporativa. En las demás no tengo problemas, pero en esta salta que e… (read more)

Hola:

              Desde este verano, no me es posible cargar archivos en una dirección de correo corporativa. En las demás no tengo problemas, pero en esta salta que es "fakepath" y no permite terminar el proceso. 
              No me sucede en otros navegadores. 
              Les agradecería que me ayudasen a solventar el problema. 
                                                     Atentamente

Asked by luzmarlignacio 22 hours ago

With LinuxMint want to access DirecTV/FoxNews thru FireFox rather than Google Chrome

Cannot figure out how to use Firefox, my preferred Default browser to access FoxNews thru Directv. I do have DirectV as my main system. A while back tried to contact Dire… (read more)

Cannot figure out how to use Firefox, my preferred Default browser to access FoxNews thru Directv. I do have DirectV as my main system. A while back tried to contact DirecTV, but nothing replied back. I have searched online for ideas, but so far have not had any success.

Tried going the Switcher route. Tried accessing thru DRM, which I do have enabled. Only leads I can find online date back to 2016, 2017, etc. So looking for help with yet another issue with LinuxMint. But I do love LinuxMint...PERIOD!

As always my thanks.

Asked by Loy 22 hours ago