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Dark Theme

Yesterday my firefox updated to version 96.0. It changed to screen to dark theme. I prefer the light theme and need help to change it back. Thanks Email me at [email]@… (read more)

Yesterday my firefox updated to version 96.0. It changed to screen to dark theme. I prefer the light theme and need help to change it back. Thanks

Email me at [email]@Hotmail.com.

Asked by mmathe8 1 week ago

Answered by artur6912 6 days ago

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Are fuller changelogs available for FF upgrades?

Before installing FF 96 today, I looked at the description of the changes here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/96.0/releasenotes/ That seemed straightforward: noth… (read more)

Before installing FF 96 today, I looked at the description of the changes here:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/96.0/releasenotes/

That seemed straightforward: nothing that would change the browser UI.

But when I upgraded, I found that in fact there were changes to the margins and borders of the .tab-background class in browser.css, which took some time to debug and to counteract with my userChrome.css. Not the end of the world, but if I had known, I would have held off the upgrade for a few days so I could work out the userChrome changes at my leisure.

Is there a way that I can see a fuller changelog in future before taking an upgrade, so I know what the impact is likely to be?

Asked by pg_78 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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HELP PLEASE. I'm desperate.

Firefox glitched last night and I had to reinstall it. In the process, I've lost everything. I have an "old data" folder on my desktop, but no matter how many times I imp… (read more)

Firefox glitched last night and I had to reinstall it. In the process, I've lost everything. I have an "old data" folder on my desktop, but no matter how many times I import it, none of my old stuff shows in Firefox. It also stalls on files and says the names are too long. This is all complicated by the fact that I am almost blind. I am desperate for help as most of my site passwords were generated by firefox so I don't have a single clue what they are. Bookmarks are all gone. I'm literally crying. Please help.

Things I've already tried: Import old data by copy/paste method. Repeatedly. Replace sqite files for passwords, sessions, etc.

Asked by Justice 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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The 96.0 update has forced my background into Dark Mode

Yesterday when I installed the 96.0 update it has forced my background color into a dark grey and ignores the background color setting. I would like to know if there is a… (read more)

Yesterday when I installed the 96.0 update it has forced my background color into a dark grey and ignores the background color setting. I would like to know if there is a setting, add on or update that can return this to normal. The theme I am using has not been updated in 2 years so I am fairly sure the update has caused this.

Asked by flippy12321207 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Linux Firefox in Chrome OS

When i click on the firefox icon in linux apps on my chromebook, firefox does not start. When I try to re-install from terminal, it says it is already installed. … (read more)

When i click on the firefox icon in linux apps on my chromebook, firefox does not start. When I try to re-install from terminal, it says it is already installed.

Asked by ray.macdougall 3 days ago

Answered by andmagdo 3 days ago

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firefox browser

I have lost all of my old firefox data (bookmarks, shortcuts, etc.) I think I downloaded a newer version of firefox by mistake. I have followed all the Firefox Help infor… (read more)

I have lost all of my old firefox data (bookmarks, shortcuts, etc.) I think I downloaded a newer version of firefox by mistake. I have followed all the Firefox Help information to try and retrieve the data, but nothing works. I have tried each profile listed on the profile management page: not a single profile has my missing data. I created a new profile, that didn't work. I restarted my computer, that didn't work. I am using a Dell desktop computer with Windows 10, or possibly 11. Can you help, please?

thank you, anne

Asked by metrolamarck 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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"this addon could not be downloaded because of a connection failure"

i cant download and install addons from third party websites like sticky password and alexa and real debrid etc..... this message shows up "this addon could not be downl… (read more)

i cant download and install addons from third party websites like sticky password and alexa and real debrid etc.....

this message shows up

"this addon could not be downloaded because of a connection failure"

i did reinstall firefox without any success

Asked by ARABIANEMPEROR 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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all downloads are automatically failing

i've already tried all of the fixes stated here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cant-download-or-save-files and i've tried logging out my mozilla account and downloa… (read more)

i've already tried all of the fixes stated here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cant-download-or-save-files and i've tried logging out my mozilla account and downloading, i've tried starting firefox in safe mode without any add-ons, i've tried pretty much everything i can think of. no matter what the download fails and a 0kb file is created instead. when i try to download a webpage i get a 0kb html file and a folder containing all the contents of the html file, also i can download images perfectly fine even though it says they fail. i've tried downloading multiple types of files and it's not just webpages, .zip files fail, .exe files fail, everything that isn't a photo fails. the only other thing i can think of is .pdf files do a similar thing to html files, where a 0kb .pdf is created and a .pdf.part file is created the size of the actual pdf. also i've tried downloading using other browsers (excluding chrome, because it crashes my pc on startup) and they've worked perfectly fine, firefox and firefox nightly are the only programs having this issue.

Asked by mongoliangerbilm 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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How do I stop Firefox Update from Popping-Up?

I wish to stop the new pop-up update notification message built into Firefox 69.0.#. A pop-up message is not necessary, irritating and tiresome. Why is there no option av… (read more)

I wish to stop the new pop-up update notification message built into Firefox 69.0.#.

A pop-up message is not necessary, irritating and tiresome.

Why is there no option available to turn it off?

Asked by blebadef 2 years ago

Last reply by Matthias 1 year ago

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Uninstall current Firefox from W10 Desktop PC

There are several posts on this site regarding uninstalling Firefox. I am running current Firefox on current W10 64bit 1903 desktop PC using Ethernet with Spectrum as my… (read more)

There are several posts on this site regarding uninstalling Firefox. I am running current Firefox on current W10 64bit 1903 desktop PC using Ethernet with Spectrum as my ISP. I am having a couple of problems in Firefox that are not happening in current Chrome. 1. Page-not-found 2-8 times a day that resolve every time by simply clicking the "retry" (or something close to that) button. I reset my router to "factory" and installed most current router firmware but that did not help. Netgear Support has been unable to help. 2. In current LastPass addon, I have to re-login to LastPass every time I start Firefox - did not used to do that (a year ago), and in Chrome or Edge that does not happen. I have re-installed the LastPass add-on. I have upgraded Firefox many times and have cleared history/cache many times. So now I want to COMPLETELY remove Firefox, reboot, and then install Firefox from scratch. Can someone please point me to the web page that tells me how to properly remove all of Firefox so that I can re-download/install it from the beginning? I do not care about retaining my Firefox settings or other from my current Firefox install.

Asked by cwr64 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Firefox has been uploading insane ammount of bandwidth (180gb) this month...

So I've been using Firefox for quite a while now, both at home at work and on my phone. I've never had any issues with anything. I've had the same 3 extensions running si… (read more)

So I've been using Firefox for quite a while now, both at home at work and on my phone. I've never had any issues with anything. I've had the same 3 extensions running since the installation of Firefox(Momentum tabs, Popup blocker and uBlock Origin)

But recently, Firefox has been uploading insane amount of data to the point where it just does not make sense. I'm adding two images, 1st shows my trend over the last 4 months while the 2nd shows how much data Firefox has been sending while being on (with a reset) for about 4h.

It became an issue because i usually do not close my computer and leave Firefox open with the tabs open (on average 5) and it was consuming all that data while i was at work While a "fix" could be well, close your Firefox, if this keeps up I'll just switch browser.

As far as what tabs are kept open a few Stock images website, GogoAnime, and usually my e-mails or work where i've left it off. No streaming website is left opened

I've got no active VPN connections, I've got complete control of my network and am beyond 100% certain that the issue comes from firefox, no other IP are on my network and lastly disabling all of my extensions has not changed the behavior of Firefox. My Firefox is up to date, (70.0.1) so everything else on my computer, from windows, gpu to all other drivers

Any help would be appreciated, otherwise i'll just change browser. (tried leaving on Chrome and it hardly uploads anything whatsoever)

Asked by Skellt 2 years ago

Answered by RobertJ 2 years ago

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Transferring Passwords form Firefox 45.9.0 to 70.0.1

Without using Sync, what is the easiest way to transfer my Firefox passwords from my old Mac (running OS X 10.6.8) to a new Mac (running 10.15.1)? Is it as simple as movi… (read more)

Without using Sync, what is the easiest way to transfer my Firefox passwords from my old Mac (running OS X 10.6.8) to a new Mac (running 10.15.1)?

Is it as simple as moving the old logins.json and key3.db files from the old Firefox Profile folder to the new Firefox Profile folder?

Can I copy the old Firefox Profiles folder and replace the Profile folder in the new Mac with a copy (to get all my bookmarks & passwords)?

Asked by Bart 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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How to update FFox Enterprise v68 to 69 or 70 (but not the latest 71.0) without new installation?

When I disable the enterprise policy, firefox will instantly try to update me to the latest version 71.0, but I only want to update to 69 or 70, but not 71.0, so how can … (read more)

When I disable the enterprise policy, firefox will instantly try to update me to the latest version 71.0, but I only want to update to 69 or 70, but not 71.0, so how can I do that on an existing portable installation?

Asked by phickspc 2 years ago

Answered by phickspc 2 years ago

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Can't block updates

Running v68.4.1 esr. Have set app.update.auto to false (interesting this pref shows twice in about:config). Have removed the update URL Firefox is still trying to update.… (read more)

Running v68.4.1 esr. Have set app.update.auto to false (interesting this pref shows twice in about:config). Have removed the update URL Firefox is still trying to update. Many updates break something, so I want to manage the 10 PCs on Firefox on my schedule. I test all updates and resolve any issues before I roll out updates - the whole point of an ESR release. What am I missing?

Now that an update has been detected, once I block update, how do I get rid of the notification? If I back up my profile folder, uninstall and reinstall Firefox, then copy back my profile is it simply going to put it back to the state it's in now... wanting to update?

Asked by TanyaC 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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How to do a clean install without importing previous data?

I'm trying to do a clean install of Firefox to return to 100% default settings. I don't want any of my old data, bookmarks, cookies, or browsing history, but every time I… (read more)

I'm trying to do a clean install of Firefox to return to 100% default settings. I don't want any of my old data, bookmarks, cookies, or browsing history, but every time I uninstall and reinstall Firefox, all of my previous bookmarks along with my browsing history are imported into Firefox.

How do I do an actual clean install, that allows me to start over without importing any previous data?

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I've also deleted my Firefox account and opened a new one multiple times, which I would assume would delete my old data. But even after deleting my account my old data is still imported to Firefox after uninstalling and re-installing it.

Asked by alexgj88 1 year ago

Answered by alexgj88 1 year ago

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All bookmarks lost after update. Restoring bookmarks not working.

Firefox asked me to update every time I opened it. Downloading and installing firefox, always said udating didn't work, download firefox upate now. Tried dozens of times.… (read more)

Firefox asked me to update every time I opened it. Downloading and installing firefox, always said udating didn't work, download firefox upate now. Tried dozens of times. Then said needed to go to new firefox, did that, had to create account, did that, now have lost all the bookmarks. Tried selfhelp to restore bookmarks, incomplete instructions or not working. I would really, really like all my bookmarks back. Thanks for your help, Jane.

Asked by angusangus 1 year ago

Answered by Scribe 1 year ago

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how to move passwords to new version of firefox

I had to reinstall win 7 on a new HD. Before I removed the old HD I copied my entire firefox profile. I then re-named it to my 'new' firefox profile - in hopes that eve… (read more)

I had to reinstall win 7 on a new HD. Before I removed the old HD I copied my entire firefox profile. I then re-named it to my 'new' firefox profile - in hopes that everything would transfer. My bookmarks are there, but my passwords are not. Although the files key4.db and logins.json are both present in the new profile - they do not contain my old passwords. file size is also the same - very odd. I have access to all data on my old HD - how do I recover/transfer all my old passwords - there are >150 of them - I'm not going to type them all in

thanks so much

Kelly

Asked by hondochica 1 year ago

Answered by Cris86 1 year ago

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Profile migration won't work

I've tried for 3 hours now simply to migrate my win7 profile to win10. Using the mozilla guide i get to a point where i open firefox and all is great. Bookmarks etc all s… (read more)

I've tried for 3 hours now simply to migrate my win7 profile to win10. Using the mozilla guide i get to a point where i open firefox and all is great. Bookmarks etc all successfully show. But then if i close fiefox and open it again, in the top left-hand corner in red i just get

Please tell me what i'm doing wrong!

Asked by autolycus 1 year ago

Answered by autolycus 1 year ago