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Unable to restore session from file

Hey! First time I get that, I usually lose my tabs due to my mistake but this morning after starting my PC all the tabs were gone with no option to restore or any error … (read more)

Hey!

First time I get that, I usually lose my tabs due to my mistake but this morning after starting my PC all the tabs were gone with no option to restore or any error message. I backed up my previous session json and other files by hand but every time i copy it back into my profile folder and rename it sessionstore.jsonlz4 it just gets deleted after I open firefox and none of my old tabs get loaded. I scrounged the files before and saw that they contain my lost tabs, I just can't seem to restore them. I tried reinstalling firefox too but that didn't help.

Did the restore system change or is the backup corrupt ? Thanks!

Fred

Asked by ftarabout 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

upper task bar

When I open the browser, the upper task bar which contains the web sites I most often visit, also opens three totally unidentified web sites that in fact are not recogni… (read more)

When I open the browser, the upper task bar which contains the web sites I most often visit, also opens three totally unidentified web sites that in fact are not recognized web sites since he message related to each is essentially telling me there was a problem opening the site. The identity of the three sites are not configured as web site address, and are identified in the task bar as "problems" How do I get rid of the upper task bar? I do not need it since the regular task bar below the address bar with all the specific features addressing the various options.

Irwin

Asked by irwin 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

search results will not open links

I was using Duck Duck Go to search on subjects, and as I was looking at the pages it listed I suddenly could not open any of the links returned at all. I have Firefox set… (read more)

I was using Duck Duck Go to search on subjects, and as I was looking at the pages it listed I suddenly could not open any of the links returned at all. I have Firefox set to open links in a new tab, but it stopped working suddenly, and would not open the links at all. Why might this be?

Asked by amylewis1954 11 hours ago

Last reply by Taimur Ahmad 10 hours ago

Ctr+shift doesn't switch to new tab

I have this option enabled, so when I open a new tab, it instantly switches to it. This works when I install Firefox, but it stops working later for some reason. I tried … (read more)

I have this option enabled, so when I open a new tab, it instantly switches to it. This works when I install Firefox, but it stops working later for some reason. I tried to start Firefox in safe mode under another profile (with no addons) didn't help.

Thanks for help!

Asked by empleat 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Can't restore previous session from sessionstore-backups

Today I opened my Firefox and all my tabs are gone. I was able to find a backup in sessionstore-backups, but when I renamed it to "sessionstore.jsonlz4" and replaced the … (read more)

Today I opened my Firefox and all my tabs are gone. I was able to find a backup in sessionstore-backups, but when I renamed it to "sessionstore.jsonlz4" and replaced the one in the main profile folder, opening Firefox still don't gave me any tabs, just the default "new tab".

Asked by ytiantong 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Pressing ctrl+mouse back button doesn't open a new tab

When holding Ctrl and clicking the back arrow at the top left manually, it opens a new tab with the URL of the previous page, as it's supposed to. But for some reason, wh… (read more)

When holding Ctrl and clicking the back arrow at the top left manually, it opens a new tab with the URL of the previous page, as it's supposed to. But for some reason, when I hold Ctrl and press the back button on my mouse, it doesn't do the same. This is quite annoying, as sometimes I need to navigate back, but keep the current page open as well, and this forces me to move my mouse cursor all the way to the top left and back again

Asked by jurifurer 1 day ago

Last reply by JustSecurity 1 day ago

fire fox tabs not opening. Unfortunately there is a You tubevideo playing and I can access it turn it off. the sound interferes with amy other video that is played

fire fox tabs not opening. Unfortunately there is a You tube video playing and I can not access it turn it off. the sound interferes with any other video that is played c… (read more)

fire fox tabs not opening. Unfortunately there is a You tube video playing and I can not access it turn it off. the sound interferes with any other video that is played can any one help me with this

also  I have a presentation via zoom and the video will be playing in the back ground. it will be noisy

thanks

Asked by parkhurst1898 3 days ago

Last reply by ARMAN KHAN 3 days ago

Opening a Link

When i want to open a link, using open in new tab. I do not want to be redirected to the new tab instantly. If I am opening multiple links or website. I don't want to be … (read more)

When i want to open a link, using open in new tab. I do not want to be redirected to the new tab instantly. If I am opening multiple links or website. I don't want to be going back and forth between tabs. I tried about:config adjusting the inback features, but that is not working.

Could you send answer to Carlborne@aol.com

Asked by Carlborne1 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Restore all Firefox windows and tabs after closing

Hello, I would like to close all Firefox windows (to free up RAM) and then be able to restore all windows with their tabs without leaving the session. Is it possible ? Th… (read more)

Hello, I would like to close all Firefox windows (to free up RAM) and then be able to restore all windows with their tabs without leaving the session. Is it possible ? Thanks.

Firefox 87.0 Kubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

Asked by Pierre 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Moving tabs from the top to the side (outside the US)

How can I set it that my open tabs are shown on the side panel? I used to be able to do this when I lived in the US but now that I have moved to Europe I am stuck with th… (read more)

How can I set it that my open tabs are shown on the side panel? I used to be able to do this when I lived in the US but now that I have moved to Europe I am stuck with them on the top panel.

Thanks :)

Asked by lberming 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Open links in tabs instead of new windows

All of a sudden, my Firefox browser started Opening links in new windows instead of new tabs. In tools>options>tabs: Open links in tabs instead of new windows is ch… (read more)

All of a sudden, my Firefox browser started Opening links in new windows instead of new tabs. In tools>options>tabs: Open links in tabs instead of new windows is check marked. it still opens in new window

Asked by mark_church 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Top half of the Tab not Clickable

Mac OS 10.10.2 Firefox 78.9 Problem: When I go back from full screen mode, the half top of tabs(more like the 2/3 part to the tab) becomes not clickable. Only way to solv… (read more)

Mac OS 10.10.2 Firefox 78.9

Problem: When I go back from full screen mode, the half top of tabs(more like the 2/3 part to the tab) becomes not clickable. Only way to solve it is just to restart the browser.

There is another thing that could provide a bit more info. No matter whether I've ever made it full screen or not, the 2/3 top area of the tabs will never turn grey when I put my mouse on it.

No add-ons and themes installed. Tried safe mode and it didn't works.

The same bug exists on the other Mac, which runs an older version of firefox.

Asked by mm.melbourne.collins 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Assign a website to a container

as seen https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1233468 Managing container still isn't easy. You can reopen a tab in a "no container" by clicking ON the tab itself bu… (read more)

as seen https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1233468

Managing container still isn't easy. You can reopen a tab in a "no container" by clicking ON the tab itself but this option isn't available in the "always open this site in"

There NO option to move the "X coloc" tab to a "no" container.

For site that open new tab it doesn't open new tab in the same container

Exemple : Spotify i managing 2 account (one for me, one for the kids). I chose to alway open it in the "green" container, but as i try to login with Gmail while in the green, it open in a new "no container" tab instead of opening in a "green one". Worst i can see it going from green to orange no black.

So, only way to really do it for not : "X coloc tab" an use a private browsing

Asked by Sync-G 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Multiples tabs problem since the last update

Hello, please forgive my language since it's not my native one, I hope it will be understandible... Since the last firefox update, I've got an issue with my tabs. I use a… (read more)

Hello, please forgive my language since it's not my native one, I hope it will be understandible...

Since the last firefox update, I've got an issue with my tabs. I use a lot of them (3000+) and it wasn't a problem until now : when I started my computer, firefox launched all the tabs of my previous session, but they loaded only when I selected one of them. I could still launch other program, play games etc

Now when I launch my computer, my memory is sucked dry by firefox (50% to 80%), firefox take a massive amount of time to launch and load my previous session (5 secondes before update, 5-10 minutes now) and I can't use it without some serious lags. If I try to open new tabs it's getting worst and worst. I've try to restart it, repair it etc, but when I try to reload my tabs with a backup, the same issue happen again...

Does someone has an idea to fix this ? Or what the problem can be ?

Asked by ptipersobonus 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Just installed 78.8.0esr, now tabs above location bar again

Why, why why? Why is every step forward (supposedly) for Firefox a step back for my experience? Why do you continue to break things instead of fix them? Why? Okay, enoug… (read more)

Why, why why? Why is every step forward (supposedly) for Firefox a step back for my experience?

Why do you continue to break things instead of fix them? Why?

Okay, enough of my rhetorical questions, here is my real question:

With my install of 78.8.0, my tabs moved above the location bar again. How do I get them back to below?

Asked by mozilla171 1 week ago

Last reply by TerryN21 1 week ago

Full screen mode not working on mac

Hello, When I go full screen mode on firefox (version: 87.0 64 bit) and mac (version: Big Sur 11.2.3) both the top and bottom apple tool bars go away (which I want to ha… (read more)

Hello,

When I go full screen mode on firefox (version: 87.0 64 bit) and mac (version: Big Sur 11.2.3) both the top and bottom apple tool bars go away (which I want to happen) but the firefox search bar and bookmarks are still there on top.

When I go FS on my windows computer, the full web page displays and then when I hover op top the firefox search bar pops down until I hover off it, this is what I want to happen on my mac!

See attachment of firefox search bar staying while in FS mode and please help! Thank you for your time.

-Kyle

Asked by Kyle Wedoff 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago