Site Specific Browser isn't working anymore

I was very glad with SSB and use it a lot in my workflow but suddenly it stop working in the 86 version update. Now I know that it is no more supported and I started a da… (read more)

I was very glad with SSB and use it a lot in my workflow but suddenly it stop working in the 86 version update. Now I know that it is no more supported and I started a dangerous practice of installing 85 version and omit updates (in fact this is not too useful because I accidentally update my firefox two times and have to manually reinstall the 85 version). I now this was an experiment but is a shame they stop supporting this kind of progress. My question is, is there an alternative to SSB currently implemented? Which is the closer form of such experience that can I get from command line? I mean: features like new window, no toolbars, independent (no open links in the tabs of previously opened window), could it be resources independence too? Thanks you beforehand.

Asked by Ernesto Iglesias 23 hours ago

Evernote Web Clipper add-on stopped working after several years

An Evernote contact spent an hour with me and took over my computer with my permission. She could not fix the problem. She said that I would have to create another Firefo… (read more)

An Evernote contact spent an hour with me and took over my computer with my permission. She could not fix the problem. She said that I would have to create another Firefox Profile. The one I have is broken or corrupted. Here's a note from our session:

Here are the steps to create a new Firefox profile, if you would like to give that a try:

1) Open Firefox profiles page (copy and paste about:profiles to the URL address bar). 2) Find a profile with a label "This is the profile in use and it cannot be deleted" and remember it. 3) Create new profile with any name and location by default. 4) Set new profile as default profile: the image that evidently can't be copied and pasted here states: "Profile: TEST NEW PROFILE, Default Profile yes" 5) Restart Firefox. 6) Install Evernote Clipper 7) Click on Web Clipper icon and check if Clipper menu opens and article is clipped

If this procedure helps, the main reason is a corrupted initial Firefox profile (where the Clipper issue happens.) If this is the case, I recommend using the new profile you just created.

To return to the initial profile, set as default the profile from the step 2 and restart Firefox.

For more information about Firefox Profile Manager, click here.

If this workaround doesn't resolve the issue, please contact Firefox support. I'm afraid I don't have more information about the Firefox profile setup on your Mac.

I did not try that. Thought I'd go to the Firefox experts first!

Asked by 123rsc 22 hours ago

How to Print Printer History

Is it possible to view a list of all the things that were printed within the Firefox browser? I'm not interested in browsing history-- I'm specifically after an entire li… (read more)

Is it possible to view a list of all the things that were printed within the Firefox browser? I'm not interested in browsing history-- I'm specifically after an entire list of things that were printed using a printer within Firefox. I tried looking for threads asking the same question, but it seems like everything is focused around the normal browsing history. The system is MacOS Big Sur Version 11.2.1.

Asked by Kirin 21 hours ago

How do I add a favicon to a bookmarklet?

I would like to associate a favicon with a bookmarklet that I've created and offer on our library website. I want the favicon to be associated with the bookmarklet and t… (read more)

I would like to associate a favicon with a bookmarklet that I've created and offer on our library website. I want the favicon to be associated with the bookmarklet and to show next to the bookmark when it is added onto the bookmarks toolbar.

Asked by candacelebel 21 hours ago

firefox is running out of space / win 8 / loads of free disk space

Hi friends, I am receiving an error that firefox is out of disk space. "firefox is running out of space" Despite following the instructions the error still appears. I al… (read more)

Hi friends,

I am receiving an error that firefox is out of disk space.

"firefox is running out of space"

Despite following the instructions the error still appears. I also clicked the "Got it" button in hopes that this would make the error go away, but it keeps coming back. My system has over 20gb free and I really can't see why this error is occuring.

Does anyone have any advice? (besides switching browsers)

Thanks.

Asked by dougstackhouse 20 hours ago

block keyboard hijacking

Some websites like to hijack your keyboard shortcuts. (For example in forums, ⌘-C, ⌘-V, ⌘-K, ⌘-L) In Firefox, you can hold ⌘+Shift while clicking a link to open it in a n… (read more)

Some websites like to hijack your keyboard shortcuts. (For example in forums, ⌘-C, ⌘-V, ⌘-K, ⌘-L)

In Firefox, you can hold ⌘+Shift while clicking a link to open it in a new background tab. I recently encountered a website (Duckduckgo) which hijacks this as well.

Is there a way to block website from redirecting your keyboard shortcuts. It's really intrusive and I hate it.

Thanks.

Asked by exekutive 20 hours ago

locked out of log ins

Hi My usual access back into my university accounts via the firefox browser are being blocked. I have to keep clearing all history to get it to re-work - almost ready to … (read more)

Hi My usual access back into my university accounts via the firefox browser are being blocked. I have to keep clearing all history to get it to re-work - almost ready to go back to chrome - help me stay with firefox as I like it usually

Asked by seth.keen 19 hours ago

Fire fox refuses to open "Bing"

So, I was trying to head to Bing for reasons I will not disclose due to embarrassment. So I went to open it from google and was given the Error: ''''''''The page isn’t r… (read more)

So, I was trying to head to Bing for reasons I will not disclose due to embarrassment. So I went to open it from google and was given the Error:

 ''''''''The page isn’t redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.''''''''

So I cleared cookies and site data, nothing still got the error. I tried checking my PC for malware as stupid as it sounds, I just didn't wanna be asked to do it. Spic and Span. I even checked my protection settings which FOR SOME REASON turned themselves back on. I turned those off and still, no dice.

Any help would be appreciated

Asked by Greyshirk 18 hours ago

automatic firefox login doesnt work

Hey guys, as described in the headline my firefox browser isnt saving my firefox account after i restart my computer. I have to login manually to get acces to my personal… (read more)

Hey guys,

as described in the headline my firefox browser isnt saving my firefox account after i restart my computer. I have to login manually to get acces to my personal savings etc. I checked the cookies. It allows ff to save the necessary informations. Any idea how I can fix it?

Asked by christian_wi 5 hours ago

PC Apple all in one

Ich mache online Banking. Seit ein paar tagen geht alles nur noch Zäh. schlireßlich sagt mir einn Fenster, dass Firefox nicht ausreciht, um onkiune Bankong zu machen. Was… (read more)

Ich mache online Banking. Seit ein paar tagen geht alles nur noch Zäh. schlireßlich sagt mir einn Fenster, dass Firefox nicht ausreciht, um onkiune Bankong zu machen. Was muß ich denn tun?

Asked by didi 5 hours ago

PC reboots without BSOD, seemingly Firefox is a culprit

Build: Windows 10 Pro, Intel Core i5-10600, GTX 1070, 16GB RAM, MSI B460M-A Pro. OS and some software on an SSD, other stuff on two hard drives. Problem: Replaced mobo, C… (read more)

Build: Windows 10 Pro, Intel Core i5-10600, GTX 1070, 16GB RAM, MSI B460M-A Pro. OS and some software on an SSD, other stuff on two hard drives.

Problem: Replaced mobo, CPU, RAM, CPU fan and SSD a week ago, installed fresh OS. The day after that computer started resetting randomly while streaming or watching a video in Firefox after a period of from five minutes to two hours. Never happened while I was playing Monster Hunter World and Apex Legends and streaming them with Chrome open or closed. Win doesn't say anything about it after reboot, and I can't see a minidump in Windows folder.

Event log doesn't say much interesting, two events right after the reboot are always like that:

The previous system shutdown at 15:23:32 on ‎02.‎03.‎2021 was unexpected.

Audit events have been dropped by the transport. 0

The only other warnings in the log are like this: Catalog Database (1800,R,98) Catalog Database: The database format feature version 9180 (0x23dc) could not be used due to the current database format 1568.20.0, controlled by the parameter 0x410022D8 (8920 | JET_efvAllowHigherPersistedFormat).

Tried updating chipset & network adapter driver, graphics drivers, turning hardware acceleration in browsers on and off, removing add-ons from Firefox, reinstalling browsers. Checking temperatures with Open Hardware Monitor (all below 40 degrees Celsius), CPU load is very low. PSU is also a suspect, but this crash never happened when Firefox wasn't running.

Asked by nikodimov 4 hours ago

Can't post comments to Washington Post after clearing cache

I've always been able to post comments about columns on WaPo. Scrolling past the column brings up a part of the page that says "posting as username". The name is correct… (read more)

I've always been able to post comments about columns on WaPo. Scrolling past the column brings up a part of the page that says "posting as username". The name is correct. Previously, I'd see a little circling "working" icon and then a box to enter my comment would open and I could also see comments that others have made. Now, nothing happens. I cleared my cache the other day, and the problem seems to be since then. Comments work fine in Chrome, but I like Firefox better. Ideas?

Asked by brewerpaul 4 hours ago

stripping processes down to nothing

per the subject you guys, can you point me to a resource where I can find out why FF uses so much mem? that's not needed. i already read everything on the web I could f… (read more)

per the subject you guys, can you point me to a resource where I can find out why FF uses so much mem? that's not needed. i already read everything on the web I could find. I understand that the multiple threads are for faster content loading, but that's irrelevant for me. I've manipulated it for quite a while, and I always see 5 threads boot when FF boots. can that be stripped down? if so, how? tx. see img.

Adam

Asked by Adam 4 hours ago