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after a reinstall of firefox 91.0.1, missing home icon next to refresh icon, where is switch to turn home icon back on?

cannot find switch for home icon's location, no longer visible after a windows recovery OS, aka little house on address bar next to circle arrow refresh icon....i might b… (read more)

cannot find switch for home icon's location, no longer visible after a windows recovery OS, aka little house on address bar next to circle arrow refresh icon....i might be blind, but i cud not find in settings, home page default ...tell it was not removed in new update...thanx

Asked by oetkbtytr 3 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

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can not remove restore bookmark files

Under import/backup --> restore I can't remove the files. It used to let you do it now its not allowed. I want them gone and to synch with I currently have. It would a… (read more)

Under import/backup --> restore I can't remove the files. It used to let you do it now its not allowed. I want them gone and to synch with I currently have. It would also be nice to add a feature to edit backup folders and stored files.

Asked by robert.suleckijr 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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

Dear all, I cannot unmark the setting "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". It is annyoing to enter each time all accounts if I want to go to facebook fo… (read more)

Dear all,

I cannot unmark the setting "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". It is annyoing to enter each time all accounts if I want to go to facebook for example, after firefox is restarted.

Firefox will remember history is set. I don´t think i am using privacy mode.

kind regards,

Asked by hornyx84 4 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1 (plugin or setting is causing this, how to discover exact cause?)

Hello, Firefox 91.0.2 shows in dev. console: Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1 The Private browsing window has the issue too, but i am … (read more)

Hello, Firefox 91.0.2 shows in dev. console: Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1

The Private browsing window has the issue too, but i am unsure if it really disable all extensions.

When i use different Firefox profile, then the localhost site i am trying to load is loaded without that error. So how to discover please which FIrefox profile setting is preventing the loading please?

Asked by #367259 4 days ago

Answered by #367259 4 days ago

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Lost of passwords

Firefox Browser 91.0.1 (64 bits) updated on August 17, 2021 DESKTOP-RMQPN98, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8665U CPU @ 1.90GHz 2.11 GHz RAM 16,0 Go 2EA08739-3F4E-41FC-9C65-5F14D… (read more)

Firefox Browser 91.0.1 (64 bits) updated on August 17, 2021

DESKTOP-RMQPN98, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8665U CPU @ 1.90GHz 2.11 GHz RAM 16,0 Go 2EA08739-3F4E-41FC-9C65-5F14D51A3A70 00326-10000-00000-AA107 64 bits

Windows 10 Famille, 20H2, Installed on 29/‎03/‎2021 OS Build 19042.1165 Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3530.0


Hello,

For 1 week, perhaps since August 17, 2021, all of my usernames, passwords and main password have frequently disappeared.

This morning I closed the browser and launched it again. I have, a priori, lost nothing.

I restarted the computer. Again, the usernames, passwords and master password were gone.

I didn't changed any settings before or after the last update.

Any solution ?

Regards.

Asked by Đỗ Ngọc Philippe Hùng 3 weeks ago

Answered by Đỗ Ngọc Philippe Hùng 4 days ago

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How can I change my Etsy shop from Safari to Firefox

I have a shop InlaysJHess with Etsy.com using Safari 13.1.2. Etsy says they will be dropping support for Safari on Sept 14th and they suggest that I switch to Firefox.… (read more)

I have a shop InlaysJHess with Etsy.com using Safari 13.1.2. Etsy says they will be dropping support for Safari on Sept 14th and they suggest that I switch to Firefox.

I have had Firefox installed in my IMac for a long time and it has been updated from time to time.

I've tried to copy this: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/me/dashboard?ref=hdr-mcpa from Safari to Firefox but that does not work.

I'm wondering if anyone can tell me how I can switch my shop account from Safari to Firefox? I would not like to close my account with Safari without having it set up in Firefox.

i would appreciate any suggestions that anyone might have. Thank you.

Asked by ljerryhess 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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How does password autofill work?

I'm curious: when I choose to autofill a saved password, does Firefox copy and paste the password under the hood, i.e. does the password ever appear in my clipboard, or d… (read more)

I'm curious: when I choose to autofill a saved password, does Firefox copy and paste the password under the hood, i.e. does the password ever appear in my clipboard, or does Firefox emulate the keyboard to fill in the password? Or something else?

Thanks!

Asked by colinpirillo 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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New FF update alters bookmark folder

The latest Firefox update forces my bookmarks folder to be double spaced between bookmarks and folders making it too large for my page. I have to use the navigation arrow… (read more)

The latest Firefox update forces my bookmarks folder to be double spaced between bookmarks and folders making it too large for my page. I have to use the navigation arrows to access all of it's folders.. and the folders inside the folders too. When I used to open bookmarks it was about half my screen high now it's a screen and a half. I've temp returned to the previous version but would like to keep updating to keep up with security patches.

Asked by harveyrabbit777 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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2 of 3 windows in Firefox disappear as soon as it opens.

I've been moving between computers and used a time machine back up to bring over everything, including my Firefox profile. Everything was fine but about 2 weeks ago the c… (read more)

I've been moving between computers and used a time machine back up to bring over everything, including my Firefox profile. Everything was fine but about 2 weeks ago the computer seemingly crashed while I was absent and on the restart and ever since, just the one window, of 3, that I had open stays on screen. I have tried seeing all windows and looking on separate desktops but all to no avail. When I quit Firefox it clearly recognises all the windows as the tabs count is correct but only the 1 window was ever visible. I did all the madness of renaming the sessionstore file and deleting the recovery json files and replacing the previos json file but nothing has changed the outcome. I tried the Henderson?!? website to get a list of everything but that just looked like it was eternally thinking and never concluded. It's highly likely the workload was exceptional and might well have completed one day but it seemed to be stuck. If it helps, I'm on an 10 core 3.6ghz iMac with 64Gb of RAM and I'm using the latest Firefox version. Before anyone asks, I had an obscene amount of tabs open as I have many projects on the go and different windows are used for different things with multiple tabs in each window. The highest total tabs I've ever had was 541! I know, I know.

Asked by Pureski 1 week ago

Answered by Pureski 6 days ago

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Website URL breaks due to missing y's

I'm using the latest version of Firefox on Mac High Sierra and sometimes it has the issue where the letter y is missing in the body text, but for one website, and only on… (read more)

I'm using the latest version of Firefox on Mac High Sierra and sometimes it has the issue where the letter y is missing in the body text, but for one website, and only one, it breaks the URL https://www.optus.com.au/about/sustainability/community/donate-your-data (see screenshot) which seems odd as the URL displays correctly in the URL bar.

Asked by rustypixels 1 week ago

Answered by rustypixels 6 days ago

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How to force Firefox to trust my mitm https proxy certificate?

Hi! I want to dump/debug http traffic with mitm proxy: https://github.com/ganskef/LittleProxy-mitm . This proxy generates it's own root certificate which i manually impor… (read more)

Hi!

I want to dump/debug http traffic with mitm proxy: https://github.com/ganskef/LittleProxy-mitm . This proxy generates it's own root certificate which i manually imported to Firefox from about:preferences#privacy > View Certificates > Authorities > Import. I verified that cert shows up after importing it. But I get errors despite of that:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.youtube.com. Peer’s certificate has an invalid signature.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE

Is there a way to bypass it?

Asked by wybqogzigoxruxdhnp 1 week ago

Answered by wybqogzigoxruxdhnp 6 days ago

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Can't open web links on some sites, unless I right-click and "open in new tab"

I've started having a strange issue with both Firefox for Windows and Android. On some news websites, and sports websites, I can no longer open articles just by clicking … (read more)

I've started having a strange issue with both Firefox for Windows and Android. On some news websites, and sports websites, I can no longer open articles just by clicking on them, but right-clicking works. If this sounds strange - it is!

The issue is exactly as it sounds like. I can hower the mouse over the title of an article and Firefox will recognize that it's a link, showing me the path at the very bottom left of the browser. But when I click it, it simply won't do anything. My mouse works fine before you ask. It's only when I right-click the same article and choose "open in new tab" that the article opens. This is happening on some major sites as well, like the BBC.

At first I thought this was Windows-specific, but I have also had the same issues with my Firefox for Android. And again, long-pressing on the article and selecting open in new tab will open the link, but not normal tapping.

I have restared Firefox in Troubleshooting mode to disable any addons but the problems persist.

Anyone else having the same issue or is there a known solution?

Asked by nucnik 2 weeks ago

Answered by tss612tss 1 week ago

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FIrefox 92 running poorly in Mint 20.2

Just upgraded from Mint 18 to 20.2 and am finding FIrefox unusable. I've tried to research this and am getting nowhere. Ryzen 5, Gigabyte GA-356-gaming MB , 32GB Ram I ha… (read more)

Just upgraded from Mint 18 to 20.2 and am finding FIrefox unusable. I've tried to research this and am getting nowhere. Ryzen 5, Gigabyte GA-356-gaming MB , 32GB Ram

I have about 10 windows configured with 10 tabs. (Happily this version of Firefox now remembers which desktop they are on across reboots!) When I start up firefox and it begins loading these tabs, it grinds to a halt with high CPU utilization and for some reason there is almost no activity on ethernet. The tabs take FOREVER to load, and once loaded firefox windows and tabs operates either clunky or unresponsive. MInt is affected some too, with other operations somewhat clunky.

I can reboot and load a session of Chrome and it behaves fine and speed tests there are proper. Since it works on Chrome, I figure this is strictly a FIrefox code issue, not something underlying like BIOS (which is F31, not the highest for this MB) But hopefully there is a Mint work around that someone knows.

Asked by douglas.c.crawford 1 week ago

Answered by douglas.c.crawford 1 week ago

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Cannot use FF in some uses of Google Play Console

Hello everyone. I have been using FF for a long time. For a few weeks now I have realized that it is impossible to deposit a new version of my Android applications using… (read more)

Hello everyone. I have been using FF for a long time. For a few weeks now I have realized that it is impossible to deposit a new version of my Android applications using FF using Google Play Console. After some research, the suggested solution is to use Chrome; the point is, that it works that way ! Is this a FF bug ? Regards Pascal

Asked by pascal.boulesteix 3 weeks ago

Answered by Bithiah 1 week ago

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Alt + n gets sent to websites, resulting in skipping around in videos and not switching tabs

I'm an avid keyboard user, and I'm trying to use the alt + n shortcuts for switching tabs, while watching in a video on a website (more specifically unity). But every tim… (read more)

I'm an avid keyboard user, and I'm trying to use the alt + n shortcuts for switching tabs, while watching in a video on a website (more specifically unity). But every time I press alt + n udemy interprets it as skipping around in the video. And firefox aborts the switching of the tab. This is literally driving me crazy.

Asked by legendofmiracles 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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I HATE the changes to search facility !

Forever you've been apply to type anything into the Google search bar on the home screen, but not anymore. Now whateveryou type automatically appear up in the tab line wi… (read more)

Forever you've been apply to type anything into the Google search bar on the home screen, but not anymore.

Now whateveryou type automatically appear up in the tab line with https// infront of it , then of course it comes back with ...cannot find that web address !!

I'm not looking for a web address, i'm searching a subject matter..

This change is SO annoying I'm now seriously thinking of dumping my much loved Firefox for something which works better.

Why isn't there the 'option' to do search without it 'assuming' you're looking for a web address ?


So Annoying and frustrating, whoever dreamt this idea up....?

Asked by jacksonp 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago