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Transfer of old profile to a new pc

Installed Firefox on new pc. How can I transfer settings and add-ons from Firefox on the old pc? Can I just copy the old profile, delete the profile on the new Firefox an… (read more)

Installed Firefox on new pc. How can I transfer settings and add-ons from Firefox on the old pc? Can I just copy the old profile, delete the profile on the new Firefox and paste the old one instead?

Asked by Firefox Helge Exp 2 hours ago

Answered by user3798562 2 hours ago

Looking for Firefox 68 on Raspberry Pi

In short, I am looking for the Firefox 68 armhf deb? package installation file for Raspberry Pi OS (Raspbian) 10. --- I use Raspbian 10 (Raspberry Pi OS). I used to keep … (read more)

In short, I am looking for the Firefox 68 armhf deb? package installation file for Raspberry Pi OS (Raspbian) 10.

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I use Raspbian 10 (Raspberry Pi OS). I used to keep a Firefox ESR 68 on hold (apt-mark hold) on 1 of my 2 Raspberry Pi machines. I offered this machine to a friend.

Now on my only left Raspberry Pi, Firefox ESR 68 is no longer provided by apt.

But I still need Firefox 68 on it, in order to remotely debug my userscripts on Firefox for Android 68.11.0 (latest version to support add-ons like Violentmonkey, thus userscripts) through adb.

Anyone knows how to install it back? I think I need an armhf.deb file, right?

I found: http://legacy.raspbian.org/raspbian/pool/main/f/firefox-esr/ https://archive.raspbian.org/raspbian/pool/main/f/firefox-esr/ https://github.com/jdonald/firefox-armhf/releases

But no trace of a version 68 deb file.

I then found some firefox-68.11.0esr.tar.bz2 in https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/68.11.0esr/linux-x86_64/ Is x86_64 same as armhf? How do we install .tar.bz2 files in Linux?

I also see a firefox-68.11.0esr.snap in https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/68.11.0esr/snap/ I would like to avoid installing snap but maybe I should try this instead, does it include armhf?

Asked by jesus2099 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Firefox 88.0 Constantly keeps re-installing itself

Every time I start Firefox, it tells me it is installing updates and will restart shortly. Why is this happening to version 88.0, which is supposed to be the latest versi… (read more)

Every time I start Firefox, it tells me it is installing updates and will restart shortly. Why is this happening to version 88.0, which is supposed to be the latest version. It is an endless cycle.

I also use Ninite to maintain application updates. It tells me Firefox is running (although is definitely NOT) and refuses to update it.

Bill

Asked by Bill 6 hours ago

download issue with name length

I just installed Firefox for the first time and I downloaded a pdf and when I went to access it, Firefox shortened the name of the file to two letters. When I tried to re… (read more)

I just installed Firefox for the first time and I downloaded a pdf and when I went to access it, Firefox shortened the name of the file to two letters. When I tried to rename it to the full name, it only gave me so many letters. That never happened to me with Chrome.

Asked by joycepureeos 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 20 hours ago

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Firefox won't load

Hello, my Firefox won't load at all. I've tried to reinstall but it still didn't work. I've also tried to access the profile manager but it wouldn't load either. Any thou… (read more)

Hello, my Firefox won't load at all. I've tried to reinstall but it still didn't work. I've also tried to access the profile manager but it wouldn't load either. Any thoughts?

Asked by Nagatzki 2 days ago

Answered by Nagatzki 1 day ago

Firefox is automatically downgrading from 88 to 87

I updated my Firefox to version 88 as soon as it came out. Continued working and browsing as usual. 3 days in, browser won't connect > close and restart > error Fir… (read more)

I updated my Firefox to version 88 as soon as it came out. Continued working and browsing as usual.

3 days in, browser won't connect > close and restart > error Firefox still running in background > wait for processes to close > re-open Firefox > "You've launched an older version of Firefox - please create a new profile / Exit"

Follow the instructions, setup my profile from scratch again, login to all my accounts and proceed to get back to work. Few hours later - Firefox notifies me a newer version is released and i need to update my browser.

Not too long after, Firefox is downgraded to 87 by itself and I repeat the same process over and over again.

I tried:

  • Full uninstall / clean re-install
  • Deleting all profiles and all Mozilla folders and reinstalling
  • Some fix that's supposed to allow me to use my ver.88 profile on ver.87

Something is making Firefox downgrade to 87 by itself - This happens while I am browsing/using Firefox and causes all connections to drop and the browser to Crash soon after.

Any thoughts?

Asked by ThaBomb 4 days ago

Last reply by ThaBomb 1 day ago

Recover my Data.

Hi, I didn't know that I need to create a Recovery Key before recover my password. There is some way to get all my pages and passwords, with out the key?(I have some page… (read more)

Hi, I didn't know that I need to create a Recovery Key before recover my password. There is some way to get all my pages and passwords, with out the key?(I have some page that I really, really need!)

Asked by Galahed 2 days ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 day ago

Firefox update

Sorry if this has been said, i haven't been able to find it using the words i know. First of all, i'm newbie in general so if anything is missing in the explanation just … (read more)

Sorry if this has been said, i haven't been able to find it using the words i know. First of all, i'm newbie in general so if anything is missing in the explanation just let me know. My computer uses Linux ( Ubuntu 17.10).

The problems are several and are connected, i believe. Some years ago, when updating the firefox browser throught the "official app store", the name of which i only know in catalan, "programari" and haven't been able to find the analogous name right now. The update was actually an installation of firefox quantum that duplicated my Firefox browsers ( at least in icons, i had both ) as i now had the updated one and the old one, which i simply stopped using. Several problems arose in using this format , for example when i try to open from terminal Jupyter lab i needed to have already open the quantum version, otherwise it would simply open it in the old browser and that was a problem for other things not interesting here maybe. There came a moment where this new so called quantum browser stopped working, i.e. it crashed in completly white screen, while not being able to close it, and, furthermore, without being able to uninstall it, again from this app store, as everytime i tried it the app store window would just show me that it was working ( i pressed uninstall and the "cercle around" dynamic icon showed), but no matter the time i left it to finish it never did/does. Now i'm trying to, again, update the OLD firefox browser i had because it is so old ( version 61 ) that many webs can't even be used ( Netflix for example). HOWEVER, i have to say that any of the official helps to download/update firefox has been of no use for the moment. That is, the "update firefox to latest release"( https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/update-firefox-latest-release) page assumes that the update will take place by just going to << Help->About firefox>>, but it doesn't; and the alternative method, using "Choose which Firefox Browser to download in your language" page ( https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release) downloads me a compressed file ( in concrete firefox-88.0.tar.bz2). What is the problem with this? i haven't found a single word saying what to do after this download... i'm a newbie i only see a whole bunch of archives and files within but i don't have the Icon to press( yes, there is the firefox executable program that if you press appears the browser, but how can i place, and use, this outside the file( when i move it outside it stops working)) and so be able to use access the browser without having to go all into the downloaded file?

I know this is extremely long and i apologize for it. Here in the following i'll simply summarize the questions mentioned in hope that someone has any answer: 1) Why Firefox quantum, installed from the official app store in Linux ( it is/was the only Firefox appearing there as if it was the older version), didn't update the last version i previously had and made instead a duplicated, conflicting sometimes with the older ( Jupyter lab problem mentioned ), version. 2) Why has this Quantum browser suddenly crashed in my computer and why i can't even un-install it. 3) What is to be done with the update-downloading compressed file ( coming from https://www.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release ) as to end up with the nice-looking, usually found, firefox browser icon in the screen, instead of having to go inside the file to use it.

Many thanks to anyone being able to help this troubled-guy in his proces of not going back to google chrome and windows.

Asked by joanantichna 2 days ago