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Installing Firefox on MPB

Having installed Firefox on my MPB it functions well and I want to kept. However, every time I close my computer I have to reinstall my Firefox. Is that normal? The Firef… (read more)

Having installed Firefox on my MPB it functions well and I want to kept. However, every time I close my computer I have to reinstall my Firefox. Is that normal? The Firefox is in downloaded files and not difficult to find, but every time I want to use it I have to reinstall./ Björn

Asked by bjorn.thundal 9 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 9 months ago

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"Missing Profile" cannot even open Firefox

I am on Mac OS 10.13.6 and I cannot open Firefox and it says Profile Missing, and will not open. I don't care about any bookmarks or anything I just want to use Firefox a… (read more)

I am on Mac OS 10.13.6 and I cannot open Firefox and it says Profile Missing, and will not open. I don't care about any bookmarks or anything I just want to use Firefox as an alternative browser to Safari.

Asked by actionimages 9 months ago

Last reply by HawkEye 9 months ago

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missing profile

How do I get Firefox to recognize the profile that is in my Library on a Mac? I didn't touch it; did nothing to it, but when I tried to open Firefox it suddenly was missi… (read more)

How do I get Firefox to recognize the profile that is in my Library on a Mac? I didn't touch it; did nothing to it, but when I tried to open Firefox it suddenly was missing. And your Help system HAS WAY TOO MUCH INFORMATION IT SO AS TO BE NOTHING BUT CONFUSING. I AM NOT A CODE JOCK OR A WEB DEVELOPER OR SOMETHING. END RESULT: YOUR HELP SYSTEM IS USELESS!!!!!!!! I even tried deleting my current Firefox and downloading a fresh app. SAME THING! Please answer back with a REAL person, not some canned menu of HUNDREDS OF OPTIONS. Or, I will simply not touch anything from Mozilla again. Now that is SIMPLICITY!!!!

Asked by northphysicsgroup 1 year ago

Last reply by HawkEye 9 months ago

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Firefox / MacOS: Profile cannot be found found. It´s probably not available or access denied.

Hello, since yesterday after closing FF to restart, I encountered a problem. Everytime, when I try to open FF, it says that the profile isn´t available or not accessible.… (read more)

Hello,

since yesterday after closing FF to restart, I encountered a problem. Everytime, when I try to open FF, it says that the profile isn´t available or not accessible.

I tried already to rename in /library/Application Support/Firefox, Profiles.ini -> Profiles.iniOLD and the folder Profiles -> ProfilesOLD.

As well I tried to call the Profile Manager from terminal using the below commands, since FF isn´t open. /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin -P /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox -ProfileManager

No matter, whether I rename the profile.ini or try to call the profile manager. Each time I get the same warning, that the profile isn´t available.

Since I tried every possible solution, which I could find on the help pages, I hope to find help from the community.

best regards Corey

Asked by fgd4ff 8 months ago

Answered by fgd4ff 8 months ago

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Running Firefox 92.o (64 Bit Version) on an iMac with OS 10.13.6. In several applications the "9" shows as a "-". Any solutions.

How to fix this? Found it previously on Windows 10 but was fixed with the next update to Firefox on the Windows 10 machine. Just updated Firefox on the iMac to version … (read more)

How to fix this? Found it previously on Windows 10 but was fixed with the next update to Firefox on the Windows 10 machine. Just updated Firefox on the iMac to version 92 but problem remains.

Asked by kite.t 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

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Very odd fonts

Dear Community, I love Firefox but here is how fonts now look like on my old MacBook Pro (v10.13.6). Why is this? How can I fix this? My Firefox version is up-to-date. … (read more)

Dear Community, I love Firefox but here is how fonts now look like on my old MacBook Pro (v10.13.6). Why is this? How can I fix this? My Firefox version is up-to-date. As shown on the screenshots below, on Chrome fonts appear to be normal. Thanks so much for your guidance!


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to (desktop) Firefox section.

Asked by hrschindler 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

Firefox crashes whenever I try to shut it down, or turn off computer. Now all my saved tabs are gone too.

I am on an iMac running High Sierra 10.13.6. For the last couple months whenever I try to close Firefox it either crashes or I have to force quit Firefox to make it quit… (read more)

I am on an iMac running High Sierra 10.13.6. For the last couple months whenever I try to close Firefox it either crashes or I have to force quit Firefox to make it quit. But on restart tabs have been restored, or I have been able to bring them back using "restore tabs".

Two days ago my wife was using my computer (I was out of town) and when she finished she tried to turn off the computer. She got a message that Firefox was not closing so the computer could not shut down, then a minute later (without her doing anything) the computer did shut down.

I got home todaty and started the computer. Opened Firefox and found all of my saved/open tabs (~25) were gone. No "restore tabs" option available.

Is there any way I can locate and restore the missing tabs? I've looked through some posts in Support, but all of the crash issues I found were of a different type. And it would also be really nice if I can get Firefox to close normally again. Are there any plugins that commonly cause this kind of problem?

Thanks in advance for any help!

Tom

Asked by Tom 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Lost abiltiy to access FF Prefences (Command comma)after install of Firefox OS 100

I wanted to adjust some system preferences after installing the new FF 100 OS. Found I can't, either by menu or by keyboard shortcut. How do I get my access back? Using… (read more)

I wanted to adjust some system preferences after installing the new FF 100 OS. Found I can't, either by menu or by keyboard shortcut. How do I get my access back? Using Mac OS 10.13.6. Do I need to go back to previous FF 99 version?

Thank you Rob

Asked by ArtStar 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago