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After v78 update I have two FFs, one with no passwords. What to do?

This morning FF advised me to update to a newer version. I did and got 78.0.1 (64-bit) for Windows 7. Later I was deleting a program - winpdfeditor - in the Windows contr… (read more)

This morning FF advised me to update to a newer version. I did and got 78.0.1 (64-bit) for Windows 7. Later I was deleting a program - winpdfeditor - in the Windows control panel and, at completion, suddenly got a message that Firefox was updating (again), but this time with a big bold warning - as I recall - that this version was not synched with anything. This new Firefox opened. My regular version, the one I'd updated this morning -- let's call it FF-1 -- was also open. In the second version (FF-2) I immediately checked under Tools > Options > Logins and Passwords, and the passwords section was empty. I closed FF-2. FF-1 is still open and still has all my passwords. I checked my Mozilla > Firefox > Profiles folder and now have two profiles - one called jn******.default, where I can see all my regular FF files, including logins.json, and one called i6******.default-release, with all files created today and no logins.json. Windows control panel also tells me I have two FFs, but identifies them as v78.01 and v72.02, and says both were installed today. I just checked about:profiles and get this: "Another copy of Firefox has made changes to profiles. You must restart Firefox before making more changes." What to do now? Obviously, I want to save the one with the passwords and delete the other one. But, as this situation is new to me, I want to do it the right way.

Asked by roberto32 23 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 17 hours ago

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Why is the 78.0.1 download for MacOS called "Firefox 78.0.1esr.dmg" and not "Firefox 78.0.1.dmg"?

I got the pop-up about FF 78.0.1 so went to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/78.0.1/releasenotes/ and clicked on "Download Firefox" (https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/… (read more)

I got the pop-up about FF 78.0.1 so went to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/78.0.1/releasenotes/ and clicked on "Download Firefox" (https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/download/thanks/). The download dialogue (image attached) that appeared said that it wanted to download "Firefox 78.0.1esr.dmg". The "esr" in the filename surprised me, as I'm not on any ESR release train. Why is it named that and not "Firefox 78.0.1.dmg", similar to its predecessors?

Asked by Steve Chessin 11 hours ago

Answered by Steve Chessin 8 hours ago

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Disable Firefox automatic restoring of previous session when Booting on Win 10

I'm using Win 10. How do i disable Firefox 77.0 from automatically restoring lots of windows from my last session upon startup of my computer? FYI, i just opened my Menu,… (read more)

I'm using Win 10. How do i disable Firefox 77.0 from automatically restoring lots of windows from my last session upon startup of my computer?

FYI, i just opened my Menu, and see that:

This is Uncheckmarked: ...Options > General > Restore Previous Session And this is Enabled: ....Add-Ons > Mange Your Extension

Asked by Ann&nymous 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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FF 78.0.1 Can't get tabs on bottom to work - despite fact that .css file is working on another computer

Hi all, I just got a new laptop and am trying to get FF the way I like it. This new laptop is W10, and the FF version is 78.0.1. My old laptop (W7) also has FF 78.0.1. … (read more)

Hi all, I just got a new laptop and am trying to get FF the way I like it. This new laptop is W10, and the FF version is 78.0.1.

My old laptop (W7) also has FF 78.0.1.

I created a Chrome folder and a userChrome.css file in my new computer. I copied and pasted the "tabs on bottom" code I have been using on my W7 computer into the new file on my new computer and it is not working.

I have looked all over the web for several hours now and have tried several different versions of the code, tried turning the "legacy toolkit" line (in about:config) on and off and nothing has worked. I also can't find any information on why this code would work in W7 but not W10.

Does anyone have any thoughts?

Asked by CatsinQ 9 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 hours ago

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Downloaded Firefox, now Youtube and Skype don't work after my computer goes to sleep

I downloaded Firefox a couple of months ago and ever since, Skype, Youtube, and any video based apps and services don't work after my MacBook Pro goes to sleep for the ni… (read more)

I downloaded Firefox a couple of months ago and ever since, Skype, Youtube, and any video based apps and services don't work after my MacBook Pro goes to sleep for the night. I've tried clearing history, cookies, etc., but so far nothing has solved the problem. The only thing that makes it work is restarting the computer everyday. Please help!

Asked by tostyj 1 week ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 1 week ago

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Image elements out of position FF 77.0.1

Hi, I am developing a WYSIWYG site through Adobe Portfolio. When viewed in the editor, image elements are in the correct position. However, when viewed in FF, they are … (read more)

Hi,

I am developing a WYSIWYG site through Adobe Portfolio. When viewed in the editor, image elements are in the correct position.

However, when viewed in FF, they are a long way out of position. In Chrome and Edge, they are much better, but still out by a small amount.

Please see attached screen dumps.

Any ideas? I suspect it is a combination of coding generated by the editor and the way FF interprets the code.

Regards,

Steve

Asked by OzSteveC 12 hours ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 12 hours ago

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Roblox working on google chrome but not firefox

i see others with this issue but no real solution, i really do not wish to switch back to chrome but i tried safe mode and uninstalling and reinstalling, it works perfect… (read more)

i see others with this issue but no real solution, i really do not wish to switch back to chrome but i tried safe mode and uninstalling and reinstalling, it works perfectly fine on chrome just not on firefox

Asked by Kozan 1 day ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 12 hours ago

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Cannot Open Images downloaded via Firefox

Any image (png or jpeg) I download from the web I cannot open, I get an error message and the file size is always less than 300kb. I will go and download same image via c… (read more)

Any image (png or jpeg) I download from the web I cannot open, I get an error message and the file size is always less than 300kb. I will go and download same image via chrome and not have any issues.

Asked by Kyle Scoble 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Please rework the last update 78

I have a 29 monitor and I cannot work with the new view. When I try to zoom out, only the text gets smaller, and the picture keep their sizes and that is not good. The o… (read more)

I have a 29 monitor and I cannot work with the new view. When I try to zoom out, only the text gets smaller, and the picture keep their sizes and that is not good. The only thing to get more infos at once is to reduce to one sixth of the size of the screen!

For example: The google page doesn't show the row for the settings under the text box. Facebook has a look like in my smartphone, the pics are so huge, they are over the whole screen. So mostly I have only one or two threads at once on the screen. I like when I have a few more at once on it.

Asked by macsima 2 days ago

Answered by macsima 20 hours ago

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Search in Yandex on top of the search suggestion

It just appeared in one of the recent updates. I'll spare you the ranting about quality of this 'advertisement', and how I'm still able to chose preferred search engine w… (read more)

It just appeared in one of the recent updates. I'll spare you the ranting about quality of this 'advertisement', and how I'm still able to chose preferred search engine without your 'advises' Just one simple question: how do I kill it once and for good?

Asked by Крафт 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 17 hours ago

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Ineed to login to one site but via differnt ID's but Password doesn't allow this & I cannot show the two IDs in the login name page

My wife & I have separate accounts in a fund, the web site is the same but the ID and passwords are different, I can make and save these in password manager but when … (read more)

My wife & I have separate accounts in a fund, the web site is the same but the ID and passwords are different, I can make and save these in password manager but when I click on either one it only goes to the web site and doesn't fill in the data fields, associated with this, is also the issue of being able to ID which of the two logins in the list of available logins, belongs to which person ie how do I distinguish the web site data for a or b so as to make the job easier than manually logging in please? It'd be nice to be able to label these two logins in some way or use coloured text or similar?

Asked by Agelessgood guy 4 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 4 months ago

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Remove suggested website from the drop-down list at the top of Firefox pages.

How do I remove a suggested website from the drop-down list at the top of Firefox pages? Highlighting the website I want to get rid of and then depressing Shift and then… (read more)

How do I remove a suggested website from the drop-down list at the top of Firefox pages? Highlighting the website I want to get rid of and then depressing Shift and then Delete doesn't work. This is what's currently recommended on this support website.

Asked by downyemerald 21 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 20 hours ago

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How to disable "single click selects all" in new QuantumBar?

In the past I was able to set the setting ``` browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll browser.urlbar.doubleClickSelectsAll ``` to disable that a single click into the address bar … (read more)

In the past I was able to set the setting ``` browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll browser.urlbar.doubleClickSelectsAll ``` to disable that a single click into the address bar selects the whole url. Is it possible to achieve this with the new QuantumBar somehow?

Asked by Nils 2 months ago

Answered by McCoy 2 months ago

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Tabs Font Color

HI, How can I change the color of the Font in the Tabs? You know when you have 2-3 tabs open and you look at the names of the website. How can I change the color from whi… (read more)

HI, How can I change the color of the Font in the Tabs? You know when you have 2-3 tabs open and you look at the names of the website. How can I change the color from white to black? I have the latest Mozilla Firefox. and Windows 10. Sheri

Asked by tiggerwthe1 20 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 20 hours ago

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WebExtensions tabs.update don't functioned no more with Windows Protocol?

Hello, i have a problem with a personal webextensions, that i have written for my personal use. I add a new protocol in windows 10 pe registry (player://) and use this to… (read more)

Hello,

i have a problem with a personal webextensions, that i have written for my personal use. I add a new protocol in windows 10 pe registry (player://) and use this to start a special windows script.

My extensions put an new menu-entry on right click and rewrite the url from the tab with the the protocol (play://https://www.youtube.com/asanexample).

Now he does nothing in the newest versions of Firefox. I use

browser.tabs.update({url: "play://https://www.youtube.com/asanexample"});

and nothing happends. The tab.url says www.youtube.com, but nothing happends. But when i call

function updateFirstTab(tabs) { var updating = browser.tabs.update(tabs.id, { // active: true, // loadReplace: true, url: "play://https://www.youtube.com/asanexample"}); updating.then(onUpdated, onError); }

var querying = browser.tabs.query({currentWindow:true}); querying.then(updateFirstTab, onError);

and then an:

browser.tabs.create({

   		url:"https://example.org"
 		});

He loads the protocol page and the new created example.org page.

When i use tabs.create he call the protocol, like my old tabs.update code.

Is that an security change? But why tabs.update functioned when i call a tabs.create after it? When i must use tabs.create how can i seamlessly close the newly created tab after call the protocol?

I hope it is a bug in web extension;), why my code has functioned with the tabs.update() so many firefox version along.

thx

Asked by TheKaoGer 21 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 21 hours ago

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Use system viewer for downloaded PDFs, use Firefox's built-in viewer for all others

Firefox version: 78.0.1 Firefox recently changed the behaviour when clicking on downloaded PDFs in the Firefox Downloads panel. While all other downloaded files are opene… (read more)

Firefox version: 78.0.1

Firefox recently changed the behaviour when clicking on downloaded PDFs in the Firefox Downloads panel. While all other downloaded files are opened with the system default program when clicking on them, PDFs are opened with the built-in Firefox viewer.

This is counter intuitive. If Firefox is the system default PDF viewer, this separate treatment of PDFs is not necessary (the system default redirects back to Firefox). If Firefox is not the system default PDF viewer, users need to take extra steps to open a PDF in the system viewer (open the folder, click on the file; also documented [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/view-pdf-files-firefox-or-choose-ano...]). Therefore, this change creates no benefit for those who use Firefox as the system default PDF viewer, while reducing usability for those who use a different system PDF viewer (e.g., Acrobat).

Example use case:

  • Browse to a PDF URL: use the Firefox built-in viewer, because it is fast and convenient. A more sophisticated viewer is not necessary because the document is only viewed, not edited.
  • Download a PDF: use the system default viewer (e.g., Acrobat), for example for annotation.

It seems clear that this change has reduced usability for no functional improvement, while the common combined use case of Firefox for PDF URLs and professional readers (e.g., Acrobat) for downloaded PDFs has become more difficult.

Asked by pcornelius 21 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 21 hours ago