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XPCOM error in Linux on Chrome OS Firefox 87.0

When I try to open Firefox on Debian Linux I get an XPCOM error XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /mnt/chromeos/removable/plus_slim/dev/linux/packages/firefox-87.0/firefox/lib… (read more)

When I try to open Firefox on Debian Linux I get an XPCOM error XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /mnt/chromeos/removable/plus_slim/dev/linux/packages/firefox-87.0/firefox/libxul.so: libdbus-glib-1.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Couldn't load XPCOM.

I included a screenshot of the message and my firefox file directory

Asked by Aiden Snyder 1 day ago

Answered by Aiden Snyder 1 day ago

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Impression.link

Whenever I open Firefox I'm asked to download impression.link. It's keeps popping up even though I cancel. I've tried saving it to make it go away but each new tab I open… (read more)

Whenever I open Firefox I'm asked to download impression.link. It's keeps popping up even though I cancel. I've tried saving it to make it go away but each new tab I open in Firefox browser I get the same all over again. Impression.link pops up and asks whether I want to save or run it. I've never had this before and it's extremely annoying as I don't know if it's a threat. Do you know what this is and how do I stop it.

Asked by LJR 2 days ago

Answered by LJR 1 day ago

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Transferring Firefox to another computer

Either I'm a dork or the instructions that I have found are not very clear. I have been trying for several days to transfer my settings from my desktop to a new laptop. … (read more)

Either I'm a dork or the instructions that I have found are not very clear. I have been trying for several days to transfer my settings from my desktop to a new laptop. I have gone to the %appdata%\mozilla\firefox\profiles page until I'm blue in the face. I transferred a directory called "m80s2e9e.default" from the profiles directory on the desktop to the %appdata%\mozilla\firefox\profiles directory on the laptop but keep getting "Firefox profile cannot be loaded" error. What am I doing wrong? Thanks, Dale Webb

Asked by Dale 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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With YOUR "collective" HELP, I was able to recover my BOOKMARKS, but now, FIREFOX ...

Firefox is making itself a "pain..." again. It is now unhappy I am using an OLD PROFILE and wants me to use/go to a new one. Your advice? Of course I hesitate as going t… (read more)

Firefox is making itself a "pain..." again. It is now unhappy I am using an OLD PROFILE and wants me to use/go to a new one.

Your advice? Of course I hesitate as going to rel 87.0 got me into this trouble in the first place by losing EVERYTHING and forcing me to create a new profile, while "hiding" everything and started me from scratch. So now again, "I hesitate". I am almost 84 yo and I cant keep trying to recover FIREFOX bookmarks, add-ons...history.. keeps losing with every release.

Your advice? TRY to get at least, the bookmarks I recovered to a "new" profile or ignore FIREFOX and keep using my old working profile? Anyone find a way to "recover" lost ONETAB URL's?

Asked by jagman55 6 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 days ago

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Mozilla Support Forum Solved

Thank you who ever responded. I did what you directed and for now Wheew it is solved and Firefox is working. dupe https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1331832 … (read more)

Thank you who ever responded. I did what you directed and for now Wheew it is solved and Firefox is working.

dupe https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1331832

Asked by mam0456 5 days ago

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Problems downloading Firefox Browser

I downloaded the Firefox browser and ran the program. The homepage does not bring me to the New Tab page, but instead keeps bringing me to the page to download the brows… (read more)

I downloaded the Firefox browser and ran the program. The homepage does not bring me to the New Tab page, but instead keeps bringing me to the page to download the browser. I've done it more than 6 times and still get the same result.

Asked by tmurrayeast10th 6 days ago

Answered by tmurrayeast10th 5 days ago

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Firefox Developer edition on ubuntu asking to reinstall the package on every update

I downloaded firefox developer edition from: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/developer/ But almost every 5-6 days it shows a prompt saying firefox have an update, d… (read more)

I downloaded firefox developer edition from: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/developer/ But almost every 5-6 days it shows a prompt saying firefox have an update, download it from website we will help you install it. It's inefficient and time consuming to manually download and setup firefox after every update.

Asked by yashrathicricket 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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How can I disable automatic updates in FF78esr ?

I have a virtual w10x64 machine which I need to play old flash content on a specific (trusted) website which is the only one allowed in mms.cfg and which does not use htt… (read more)

I have a virtual w10x64 machine which I need to play old flash content on a specific (trusted) website which is the only one allowed in mms.cfg and which does not use https. With the latest update to 78.9 FF does not open the flash content and the pages anymore. So I reverted to 78.8 but the auto-update always intercepts.

How can I disable the auto-updates for good? Is there possibly a policy for this?

I think the FF programmers need better imagination on specific scenarios before they impose so called "security features" on the users and break their processes.

Asked by ffsync5 1 week ago

Answered by ffsync5 1 week ago

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Opening Files Automatically

Hi, When I attempt to open files instead of saving them I get the dialog box with the check mark for "Do this automatically for files like this from now on." But it asks… (read more)

Hi,

When I attempt to open files instead of saving them I get the dialog box with the check mark for "Do this automatically for files like this from now on." But it asks me this every single time for the same file types.

Do I have any recourse?

Thank you.

Asked by mills886 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Install FF to another drive.

I wish to re-install Mozilla Firefox to my D: drive and remove it from my C: drive. Can you help me with this please? I need this in English please, I am English but I l… (read more)

I wish to re-install Mozilla Firefox to my D: drive and remove it from my C: drive. Can you help me with this please?

I need this in English please, I am English but I live in France where the default is to French, naturally.

Thank you and have a nice day

Asked by Dancing_Cat 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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when a download completes Firefox creates multiple tabs so they are rushing across the screen out of control

when a download completes Firefox creates multiple tabs so they are rushing across the screen out of control The doiwnload doesnt end up in downloads either What can I do… (read more)

when a download completes Firefox creates multiple tabs so they are rushing across the screen out of control

The doiwnload doesnt end up in downloads either

What can I do?

Asked by Iain Slater 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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I download Firefox but when I try to open it, I get a "File not found" error message.

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and MS Office 2019 Professional Plus and need to re-install a lot of stuff. I want to download Firefox to use as my default web browser… (read more)

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and MS Office 2019 Professional Plus and need to re-install a lot of stuff. I want to download Firefox to use as my default web browser. When I download and install, the icon shows up on my desktop all right, but when I click the icon to open the browser, the tab says "Problem loading page" and displays "File not found" error message (screenshot attached here).

Does this have anything to do with the "Sync" option that keeps popping up? I don't know what that means, except it looks like it wants to "sync" my computer with my phone or any other devices, which I don't have any interest in.

Please help! Thank you!

Asked by Brass Castle Arts 1 week ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 week ago

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Downloaded files go to the wrong folder. A bug ?

I selected the setting "Always ask you where to save files". However, when I download files, Firefox automatically dumped the files into the Windows Temp folder. It nev… (read more)

I selected the setting "Always ask you where to save files". However, when I download files, Firefox automatically dumped the files into the Windows Temp folder. It never asked me where to save the files. I think this is a bug in this most recent version of Firefox (It used to ask me where to save the files in previous versions.) I suggest the Firefox team to correct this issue. It may seem a minor inconvenience, but it is distracting as I have to try to "dig out" the downloaded file among the sea of files in the Windows Temp folder.

Asked by for2b2c 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Firefox won't download files from https://www.bluesound.com/.

Used to be able to download files from anywhere I chose. Now, cannot download from www.bluesound.com. ISP and I ran test that shows download and upload work, and AT&… (read more)

Used to be able to download files from anywhere I chose. Now, cannot download from www.bluesound.com. ISP and I ran test that shows download and upload work, and AT&T e-mails are arriving into MS Outlook (although very much slower than in the past).

When download request sent to Bluesound, the wait cursor spins indefinitely. Once left it running overnight, still spinning the next morning.

Perhaps this has to do with security settings. Advice, anyone?

Asked by jimmy.mahone 3 weeks ago

Answered by jimmy.mahone 2 weeks ago

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How to disable "You have chosen to open this file" dialog for zip files in firefox

Hi Team, I want to disable to "You have chosen to open this file" dialog for zip files but i am not able to disable it. I have looked for some solution in google search t… (read more)

Hi Team,

I want to disable to "You have chosen to open this file" dialog for zip files but i am not able to disable it.

I have looked for some solution in google search that did not help.

Please help me on this.

Asked by inzmamulhaqansari25 2 weeks ago

Answered by JohnTake 2 weeks ago

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Unable to set Primary Password

I'm trying to import my saved logins and passwords from Chrome to Firefox. When to try to do this I get prompted to create a Primary Password. Whenever I try to do this… (read more)

I'm trying to import my saved logins and passwords from Chrome to Firefox. When to try to do this I get prompted to create a Primary Password. Whenever I try to do this, I get a message saying, "Unable to set Primary Password." I also can't cancel out of this or switch to another tab--I have to ctrl-alt-del and close Firefox to get out of it. I also can't create a Primary Password through the options menu. Anytime I try to set a primary password it just says "Unable to change Primary Password."

Asked by acurban 2 weeks ago

Answered by acurban 2 weeks ago