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Reporting the second session quirk/corruption in the past 4 days

On 10/16 I reported here a corrupt session file that broke Firefox. Finally resolved for the most part. Firefox sync sessions? Today, I launched Firefox 106, and all … (read more)

On 10/16 I reported here a corrupt session file that broke Firefox. Finally resolved for the most part.

Firefox sync sessions?

Today, I launched Firefox 106, and all my pinned tabs were missing, on several differently customized profiles with the same session.

I reverted back to Firefox 105.03, and the pinned tabs on all those tested profiles reappeared.

Can somebody check this out? It may be a coincidence, but this is too close for comfort.

Asked by noel_envode 1 year ago

Answered by noel_envode 1 year ago

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How to remove new quick actions in URL drop-down

Recently, I've started noticing these quick action tiles in the URL drop-down menu (I've attached a screenshot). There's a help icon to their right, but it just goes to h… (read more)

Recently, I've started noticing these quick action tiles in the URL drop-down menu (I've attached a screenshot). There's a help icon to their right, but it just goes to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/quick-actions-firefox-search-bar?as=u&utm_source=inproduct which is a 404. I found this bugzilla bug, but I'm not 100% sure on how the versioning works (even after consulting Wikipedia). The bugzilla entry mentions it's fixed on 105.0a1. I'm using 105.0b6 of the Developer Edition.

Asked by spartanhooah 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Sync failed - links recoverable?

repost from there, here its probably more appropriate: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1391582 In the meantime I figured out that sent tabs apparently only re… (read more)

repost from there, here its probably more appropriate: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1391582 In the meantime I figured out that sent tabs apparently only remain on the server for 60 days and that there is probably no log, even offline. But no definitive answer. And my feature request still remains for a history of sent tabs.

Dear Mozilla Team,

during the recent weeks I was away from my main PC and primarily used my iphone to browse the web. Every now and then I sent a link to the PC using Safari's share and the integrated send to function of Firefox for iOS. This usually worked really well, even when my PC was powered off. When I got back home and started my PC, sync would take forever, but was then interupted and all further tries to sync (hoping to get those tabs eventually) failed.

My question is if there is a log file of all those links that are sent to different devices? I believe there has to be one given that Mozilla's servers are being used and tabs (usually) arrive on powered-off devices following a request to the server.

If there is, please tell me how to access it/send it to me. If there is not, please take this as a feature request (a sent links history being gathered locally as part of the wider Firefox profile maybe and as a viewable list of all shared tabs for all devices so that tabs can still be sent to single devices but also accessed from others, similar to how tabs can be accessed from all synced devices).

xxhen

Asked by xxhen 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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GIFs still not disabled

I appreciate the quick reply from your support staff yesterday. I followed instructions and was able to turn off the GIFs but FOR ONLY ONE TIME. As soon as I exited Firef… (read more)

I appreciate the quick reply from your support staff yesterday. I followed instructions and was able to turn off the GIFs but FOR ONLY ONE TIME. As soon as I exited Firefox, or even the current page and returned to it they were back on. How do I keep them off permanently?

Asked by luvec 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Webpage just stops

Hello, i have a problem with Rightmove.co.uk webpages. On the webpage where you can see house plans, I zoom into the plan, and the plan just cannot be moved anymore and… (read more)

Hello,

i have a problem with Rightmove.co.uk webpages. On the webpage where you can see house plans, I zoom into the plan, and the plan just cannot be moved anymore and zoomed as well. I entered Firefox in troubleshooting mode without any extensions enabled and the same issue happened still. I tested the Brave and Chrome, no problems there. I tested Firefox latest version and also the ESR version, both had the same issue. One of the webpage links is below that just freezes, but the same issue happens with all sites when you want to see house plans. https://www.rightmove.co.uk/properties/125021075#/floorplan?activePlan=1&channel=RES_BUY Please help me.

Thank you. itaavo

Asked by itaavo 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Favourite sites have diasappeared from homepage.

I returned from holiday yesterday and could not access any of the favourite sites on my homepage. Only the outline of each tile is present on screen, but the rest of the … (read more)

I returned from holiday yesterday and could not access any of the favourite sites on my homepage. Only the outline of each tile is present on screen, but the rest of the tiles are empty and nothing happens when you click them. I have checked the settings and can change the number of rows of blank tiles shown, but not add any content. What could have happened? I was not there to make any changes to my system.

Asked by pmartin17 1 year ago

Answered by pmartin17 1 year ago

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Firefox has no connection to the Internet

Dear All: Suddenly FF starts but shows only a new tab without any content. I can fill in a URL but no reaction. Settings doesn't open. Close tab through X Restart FF. no… (read more)

Dear All:

Suddenly FF starts but shows only a new tab without any content. I can fill in a URL but no reaction. Settings doesn't open. Close tab through X Restart FF. no new tab but message: FF is already running but is not responding. The old FF process must be closed to open in a new window. Click to close. a new empty tab pops up without starting FF manually. Close through X Restart brings the same message as above - no window. Have to end FF in Task Manager.

Uninstalled and reinstalled three times - no change.

I'm using Windows 10 and Avast One, Firewall checked - is open for FF.

I appreciate your comments and help. Best wishes Henning

Asked by HenningNE 1 year ago

Answered by HenningNE 1 year ago

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Profile Missing or Inaccessible

I use both firefox and firefox dev edition. Deleted the dev edition and reinstalled the latest one, now i'm getting the error below on attachment. I did not just uninstal… (read more)

I use both firefox and firefox dev edition. Deleted the dev edition and reinstalled the latest one, now i'm getting the error below on attachment. I did not just uninstall the dev edition but i manually cleaned the directorys: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox Dev Edition C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles

Firefox still works but the new dev edition after fresh install doesn't

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Why i can't copy the Location address for website?

I have an issue related to copying the address from the website. When I try to copy the Location address from the webpage [removed] it does not allow me to copy the addre… (read more)

I have an issue related to copying the address from the website. When I try to copy the Location address from the webpage [removed] it does not allow me to copy the address. I have tried many times but it does not allow me to copy the address.

Asked by jasontst 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Is it possible to force pages in "support.mozilla.org" dark?

Hi, I'm a very happy long time Firefox user. I use the extension "Dark Background and Light Text" so that my webpages are much more easy on my eyes. The extension works e… (read more)

Hi, I'm a very happy long time Firefox user. I use the extension "Dark Background and Light Text" so that my webpages are much more easy on my eyes. The extension works everywhere but in "support.mozilla.org".

How is it possible to have dark theme in Mozilla's support pages too?

Thank you very much. Prayan

Asked by prayan72 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Blurred screen on a few websites

Just lately I have been finding that, for a few websites, they are unusable because the screen looks extremely blurred. I have attached a screenshot. Compare this with wh… (read more)

Just lately I have been finding that, for a few websites, they are unusable because the screen looks extremely blurred. I have attached a screenshot. Compare this with what you see at ba.com.

I am wondering if this is caused by a new secure feature of FF which is incompatible with these few sites. Really, any suggestions would be welcome. Otherwise I have to use Edge..

Asked by bxcfilm 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Amazon login will not work using Firefox

Amazon Sign-in problem started on 10-15-22. Amazon does not accept my password and asks me if I would like to receive a text message for verification. There is no yes or … (read more)

Amazon Sign-in problem started on 10-15-22. Amazon does not accept my password and asks me if I would like to receive a text message for verification. There is no yes or no selection displayed. I select resend text and I am given a telephone number for Amazon customer service. I go thru a 15 minute security verification process and Amazon tells me if I do not answer any questions correctly, they will cancel my account. On the 2nd time I contacted Amazon, I was told to use Crome browser and not to use Firefox.

This problem happens with my personal computer (windows 10) only. My Android phone using the Amazon app works with no problems. I can also use Crome browser on my computer and Amazon works fine.

Any suggestions ? Thanks

Asked by bobelmore1 1 year ago

Answered by bobelmore1 1 year ago