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How do I get off of the beta channel?

I have two versions of Firefox installed on my work PC, the regular one for my everyday browsing and the Developer's Edition for my work with the regular one being my def… (read more)

I have two versions of Firefox installed on my work PC, the regular one for my everyday browsing and the Developer's Edition for my work with the regular one being my default browser. For some reason, through no effort on my part, I ended up on the beta channel for the regular browser.

That was OK until the latest beta (version 90) started showing an extremely annoying bug. On a daily basis, on average, it will stop loading pages for no reason. For that reason, I'd like to get off of the beta channel and get back to using the release version. Would uninstalling the beta version and installing the release version do that for me? Or will I somehow end up back on the beta channel and get upgraded to the beta version again? (If I do have to uninstall the beta and install the release, I want to keep all of the settings, bookmarks, plugins, etc. that I have in that browser. I have the Dev Edition browser set up to never sync, so it has a different set of settings, etc., which I don't want carried over to the other browser.)

Asked by rholstein 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

New tabs look awful!

I really dislike the look of the tabs in the newest version. A floating bubble, not connected to the page, for the active tab? And the inactive tabs are connected, but … (read more)

I really dislike the look of the tabs in the newest version. A floating bubble, not connected to the page, for the active tab? And the inactive tabs are connected, but there is no separation between the tabs? Aside from uninstalling the latest version and installing a previous version, is there a way to restore the look of the previous version? Maybe an add-on? If I have to reinstall an old version I'll probably just switch over to a different browser.

Asked by outamony 1 week ago

Last reply by TerryN21 5 days ago

Beta in Windows 10 keeps reverting to previous version

Frequently after an upgrade my FF (91.0b7 (64-bit)) on Win 10 reverts to the previous version. I only notice it because I start getting prompts to upgrade. Frankly, I'm p… (read more)

Frequently after an upgrade my FF (91.0b7 (64-bit)) on Win 10 reverts to the previous version. I only notice it because I start getting prompts to upgrade.

Frankly, I'm pretty clueless and sick of Windoze but determined to not resort to Chrome or hEdge. ANY suggestions to help figure what's happening (and hopefully how to prevent it) will be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Luprachán 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

This support said why Firefox will not "stay up" is I am on a BETA...

I did not choose a BETA VERSION. I have used FIREFOX since VERSION 1.0. IT USED TO BE THE BEST BROWSER EVER CREATED. BUT NO LONGER. WE use Firefox to accomplish things, … (read more)

I did not choose a BETA VERSION. I have used FIREFOX since VERSION 1.0. IT USED TO BE THE BEST BROWSER EVER CREATED. BUT NO LONGER. WE use Firefox to accomplish things, not to debug BETA versions all day. One day I wake up and you FORCED rel 89.0 on us and it turned the whole WEEK to crap. I had 6 consecutive crashes the other day. Today I had 5 consecutive crashes. I had to turn my PC off and give it and me a rest. I did not ask for a BETA, even to leave rel 88. YOU 'forced' it on us with your "you have no other chooses if you want to continue using FIREFOX attitude. And all you can say is: Go BACK to 'stable rel 90 AND CREATE A NEW PROFILE? DO you have any idea how hard it is for us, a USER to CREATE A NEW PROFILE FROM SCRATCH?

THIS MAKES NO SENSE, YOU CRAM A "BETA" ON US, IT CRASHES A HALF DOZEN TIMES A DAY and your answer is to go back to a stable version YOU FORCED ON US? Then we spend a day or two creating a NEW PROFILE until you force ANOTHER BETA on us to test for you? You can't let us stay on a STABLE version like rel 88 until you work out the bugs then "tell us" there is one available and advise us to INSTALL IT? THIS IS CRAZY, let alone "Professional".

Asked by jagman55 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Refreshing page does not use new version of CSS/HTML/JS, have to restart browser to see any changes

Hi, Im using Firefox Developer Edition and every time I make a change in website's source code (not by "inspect element") I have to restart Firefox to see any change tha… (read more)

Hi,

Im using Firefox Developer Edition and every time I make a change in website's source code (not by "inspect element") I have to restart Firefox to see any change that I made. Other browsers show those changes so it's not server's fault.

Asked by DrogaMleczna 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Unable to connect to specific (greek) websites

I cant access specific greek websites like culture.gr, mfa.gr, idika.gr, eprocurement.gov.gr Chrome and Edge have no problem accessing them. Firefox version is 91 (win10… (read more)

I cant access specific greek websites like culture.gr, mfa.gr, idika.gr, eprocurement.gov.gr Chrome and Edge have no problem accessing them. Firefox version is 91 (win10) Thanks for your help.

web page message:

The connection has timed out

The server at culture.gr is taking too long to respond.

   The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
   If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection.
   If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

Asked by Kyramas 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

When syncing between devices, the location of bookmarks in subfolders is not remembered

I use Firefox on 3 devices: - a PC at home (Win 10, FF standard instalation), - an Android phone (Xiaomi Mi 9T) - a PC at work (Win7) with the Firefox portable version.… (read more)

I use Firefox on 3 devices: - a PC at home (Win 10, FF standard instalation), - an Android phone (Xiaomi Mi 9T) - a PC at work (Win7) with the Firefox portable version.

I have the latest, stable, up-to-date versions of Firefox on all my devices.

The problem is when I save a bookmark on one of the computers at work or at home, and then the devices synchronize. Bookmarks between computers do not remember their position in the bookmark folders and are saved in the main folder.

I have already performed all the steps based on the instructions in this article, but the problem persists. ([https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1270667])

Asked by Yozz 4 months ago

Last reply by chuck9 2 weeks ago

Constant unresponsive pages/scripts etc

I am constantly frustrated by unresponsive pages / script warnings etc using Firefox. This never used to happen on previous builds -- I am using the latest 86.0 -- but … (read more)

I am constantly frustrated by unresponsive pages / script warnings etc using Firefox. This never used to happen on previous builds -- I am using the latest 86.0 -- but these occur so often that I am about to say goodbye to Firefox. This does not happen when I am using Chrome and other browsers.

I have been through all of the suggested steps to deal with these unresponsive script/page issues, and none has worked.

Would appreciate any help on this, but as I say I am about to leave Firefox at this point for Chrome and other browsers.

Thanks in advance...

Asked by darobin 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

MAC Catalina 10.15.7 - Firefox version 90, the Facebook icons for like, love, care, haha, wow, sad and mad do not appear on the screen

I am running MAC Version Catalina 10.15.7, on Firefox version 90.0, and after installing the update today, every single "like" icon on the Facebook no longer appears. th… (read more)

I am running MAC Version Catalina 10.15.7, on Firefox version 90.0, and after installing the update today, every single "like" icon on the Facebook no longer appears. the placeholder is still there, as you hover over the area, you can still click on the area, but the icons no longer appear. This happened in 89.0.2, but only some of the images for the like icons would disappear, not every single one of them.

Asked by cathysusanwelsh 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Tabs keep Crashing despite having reinstalled Firefox 6 times now.

On my new PC with a fresh and fully up to date installation of Windows 10, Firefox tabs keep crashing for no reason. Ticking all the boxes they give me in the crashed tab… (read more)

On my new PC with a fresh and fully up to date installation of Windows 10, Firefox tabs keep crashing for no reason.

Ticking all the boxes they give me in the crashed tab and hitting reload/refresh tab is unlikely to actually fix the tab. I have to hit that button at least 5 times to maybe get the tab working again and even then it's basically a coin-toss whether it actually gets fixed or not.

I have 7 firefox.exe.(number).dmp files with no way to upload them here but if there is an way to do that please let me know so I can provide additional data.

Please help me with this ASAP, I'd rather continue to use Firefox on my new machine than go back to Chrome. Thank you.

Asked by Sealion 3 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

Rendering Glitches in Firefox/Firefox Developer Edition

The First Image is of the URL bar. If you look closely, some of the parts are chipped. The Second Image is of a Button. It's chipped in all sides. The Third Image is a… (read more)

  1. The First Image is of the URL bar. If you look closely, some of the parts are chipped.
  2. The Second Image is of a Button. It's chipped in all sides.
  3. The Third Image is a string of dots and hyphens that I've selected with my cursor. It's weirdly torn in the middle.

The Issue is on both Firefox Developer Edition and the normal Firefox. Both are the latest versions. Both are installed on my OS.

I'm on Parrot OS 4.11. I've tried changing the window compositor which is Metacity(Marco) but that doesn't solve the issue. Kernel is 5.10.0-6parrot1-amd64. I'm running on integrated graphics. No third-party graphics driver.

I have Ubuntu installed too and the problem isn't there in Ubuntu. So It's in Parrot. I heavily use Firefox for Web Surfing and Development.

All of them are fresh installs from the official website.

Asked by modifieddead24 3 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

How can I permanently force firefox's automatic updates to be turned off?

How can I permanently force firefox's automatic updates to be turned off? Which guy modified the original design for the new version of Firefox bookmarks? Is there someth… (read more)

How can I permanently force firefox's automatic updates to be turned off? Which guy modified the original design for the new version of Firefox bookmarks? Is there something wrong with that man's brain? Is the spacing of the new bookmark item too large to read? It's very uncomfortable.

Asked by gem_536 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

The "New TAB" command.

Since back in 2004, some releases perform as the following: Open a TAB. See a link you would like tp open as a new Tab. EITHER CAN HAPPEN: 1. It put that link as a "NEW T… (read more)

Since back in 2004, some releases perform as the following: Open a TAB. See a link you would like tp open as a new Tab.

EITHER CAN HAPPEN: 1. It put that link as a "NEW TAB" AND the Cursor STAYS WHERE IT IS. Allowing you to select more links to create MORE NEW TABS, etc.

2. It put that link as a "NEW TAB AND MOVES THE cursor TO THE NEW TAB JUST CREATED and you are no longer on the original TAB and can not create/move more links to new tabs.

90% of the time I prefer to STAY so I can create multiple LINKS as NEW TABS, THEN go to the new tabs for viewing.

is that an OPTION or a "NEW FEATURE"?

Asked by jagman55 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Bookmarnk menu lines are too narrow, how can I customize it or restore its default style?

I'm using Firefox developer edition 90.0b12 As seen in the attached picture, the bookmark menu lines are too narrow. If I recall correctly, a couple years ago I customize… (read more)

I'm using Firefox developer edition 90.0b12

As seen in the attached picture, the bookmark menu lines are too narrow.

If I recall correctly, a couple years ago I customized it, but now I can't find any userChrome.css file anywhere.

How can I find why is it being displayed like that? or how can I restore its default display?

Thanks a lot

Asked by opensas 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 weeks ago

Is there a way to pass firefox secure-website-certificate data to jason or other format

Hi I am currently creating a Firefox plugin and I am trying to grab the data from the secure website certification to use and display to the user is this possible? … (read more)

Hi I am currently creating a Firefox plugin and I am trying to grab the data from the secure website certification to use and display to the user is this possible?

Asked by tomtrkd 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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Sync issues

My account is not syncing to any Firefox browser, extensions, passwords, bookmarks non of this attributes will be loaded to my browser back after re-installation, What mi… (read more)

My account is not syncing to any Firefox browser, extensions, passwords, bookmarks non of this attributes will be loaded to my browser back after re-installation, What might the issue be?

Asked by Martin 6 months ago

Last reply by Sausad 1 month ago

Firefox keeps crashing at start up.

Hi, The electric cut out while my Firefox browser was open. Now I get a crash every time I try to open Firefox. I can't send a crash report and windows will not fix the p… (read more)

Hi,

The electric cut out while my Firefox browser was open. Now I get a crash every time I try to open Firefox. I can't send a crash report and windows will not fix the problem. How do I fix this? I need Firefox to work as it has all my passwords and bookmarks saved. Why can't I simply move over to the developer edition? I did try but the morons at Morzilla didn't add any options for moving bookmarks and passwords from Firefox to the developer edition. Thanks a lot Morzilla, you really fucked up my day.

Problem signature:

 Problem Event Name:	APPCRASH
 Application Name:	firefox.exe
 Application Version:	89.0.0.7817
 Application Timestamp:	60afee4d
 Fault Module Name:	firefox.exe
 Fault Module Version:	89.0.0.7817
 Fault Module Timestamp:	60afee4d
 Exception Code:	c0000005
 Exception Offset:	00002c6d
 OS Version:	6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
 Locale ID:	2057
 Additional Information 1:	0a9e
 Additional Information 2:	0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
 Additional Information 3:	0a9e
 Additional Information 4:	0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

Asked by jayw1988 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Firefox 64 bit beta closing w/o error message or crash report, including in troubleshooting mode.

Firefox 90b8 (64 bit). Note: I had previously been using 32-bit and it would crash once or more per day WITH crash files, many of which were (I think) submitted to you. M… (read more)

Firefox 90b8 (64 bit). Note: I had previously been using 32-bit and it would crash once or more per day WITH crash files, many of which were (I think) submitted to you. My PC may be a factor: It's a "new old stock" (vintage 2016 or so) Pipo X9S. This model has 4 GB RAM and a 64 GB EMMC "disk." All disk operations are pathetically slow and I suspect this a factor in the poor performance.

I'd been hoping to see if the 64-bit build works better or could provide crash files. Clearly there's still something broken, but why no crash message/file?

The PC itself has been checked as well as I can. Latest win10 with all updates. Chkdsk /F finds no errors. I even downloaded and ran MEMTEST86 -- no problems there.

Firefox's "Use" is typically streaming music (SoundCloud) but many crashes happen when also doing normal web browsing in a 2nd tab.

Can someone help me to set up crash messages and reporting? Thank you.

Asked by bmmoser 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago