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What the hell is going on with Firefox?

For the past two days, maybe due to a Firefox "upgrade", not only have I lost all my saved tabs but Firefox does NOT restore my tabs and does NOT allow me to "restore pr… (read more)

For the past two days, maybe due to a Firefox "upgrade", not only have I lost all my saved tabs but Firefox does NOT restore my tabs and does NOT allow me to "restore previous sessions".

What is going on?

I am not happy about this as I typically have 20+ tabs open to do my work .It takes me at least 10 min to restore most of my tabs manually.

Please explain.

Alain Braux

Asked by alainbraux 3 days ago

Answered by rah.69 1 day ago

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Primary password reset on 90.0.2 goes intoo a loop

When I try to reset the primary password, I can get a new password - the only problem is that this new password is not accepted when I try set a new login into a web site… (read more)

When I try to reset the primary password, I can get a new password - the only problem is that this new password is not accepted when I try set a new login into a web site. It looks like there are two different passwords: one for "Firefox Accounts" and one for "Firefox Logins". How to reset the latter one when they differ. There is a kind of deadly embrace! Not to forget that the access to the support can be on the same email address with a totally different password.

Is a start from scratch with a completely new profile a possible solution?

Asked by phil.vrst 3 days ago

Answered by phil.vrst 2 days ago

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Open a new tab to the right of the current tab via the Plus button. Built-in solution without extensions? Possible?

I would like to do this without extensions. Is there a built-in way to do this? Currently I have to use an extension for this ("Open Tabs Next to Current"), but I have re… (read more)

I would like to do this without extensions. Is there a built-in way to do this? Currently I have to use an extension for this ("Open Tabs Next to Current"), but I have read some hints on this forum, where they said that you do not need extensions for this anymore, and you can do this only through about:config. But how??? Screenshot below:

Asked by inyazserg 1 day ago

Answered by inyazserg 1 day ago

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Can't access old history

I have a laptop that I used from 2012 to 2015, and sometimes I start it up in order to check my Firefox history and find some URL that I visited once. Today when I tried … (read more)

I have a laptop that I used from 2012 to 2015, and sometimes I start it up in order to check my Firefox history and find some URL that I visited once. Today when I tried that, I couldn't get the history. Ctrl+Shift+H didn't work, and when I hit the History menu, the option "Show All History" was gray. What should I do?

I opened the profile folder and saw that there's a big file called places.sqlite, which I think is the history file.

I did set up Sync once, though it didn't seem to do anything -- the history was still what it was when i stopped using that laptop. But I notice today that if I start to type in the address bar a URL that I have used recently on my present laptop, then it suggests the whole URL. In other words, it knows what I've been doing recently on my present laptop.

Asked by Eric_Kvaalen 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Firefox deleted all my data (this includes bookmarks, browsing history and everything you can think of)

This morning my firefox opened normally and nothing was out of the ordinary. Later today I turned on my laptop again and when I opened firefox it asked me to make a "prof… (read more)

This morning my firefox opened normally and nothing was out of the ordinary. Later today I turned on my laptop again and when I opened firefox it asked me to make a "profile". I thought that maybe firefox had updated and was now using profiles or something, so I choose to "create new profile" and just left it at its default name. Upon opening I noticed that all my data was gone...

Asked by muhavaux33 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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What FF setting triggers dark mode on websites?

I have two FF profiles. When I open a private window in each profile and go to YouTube, one displays YT in light mode, while the other displays it in dark mode. In both w… (read more)

I have two FF profiles. When I open a private window in each profile and go to YouTube, one displays YT in light mode, while the other displays it in dark mode. In both windows, YT is set to ‘Appearance: Device theme’. Both profiles use FF’s ‘Dark’ theme. The same happens when I go to other websites that utilise ’ prefers-color-scheme’ (e.g. https://dashboard.tugboat.qa).

Since these two profiles display websites in different colour schemes on the same computer, it’s clearly not an OS setting. It therefore must be a setting in FF - one that’s enabled in one profile but disabled in the other. I’d like to know what it is.

I’ve tried comparing about:config in both profiles, searching for things like ‘dark’, ‘theme’, ‘color’, etc. But I can find no differences. Can anyone shed some light (pun intended) on this for me?

Asked by BWPanda 1 month ago

Answered by BWPanda 2 days ago

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Cut and paste no longer works with Google Translate on linux

This problem has been around since the latest version of the old version, and has carried across into the new version. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V no longer work with Goog… (read more)

This problem has been around since the latest version of the old version, and has carried across into the new version. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V no longer work with Google Translate on linux. I have tested in other browsers and it they all work fine. Firefox on Windows also works fine, this problem seems specific to linux.

When you press any of the Ctrl combinations it simply deselects everything and moves the cursor to the end of the text. Mouse works, but it's not practical if you are cutting and pasting all day long.

Site: https://translate.google.com Firefox version: 89.0.2 (64-bit) OS: Ubuntu 20.04

Google Translation is critical to my work so my current solution is I no longer use Firefox. I hope that someone knows of a quick fix, or if it's a bug it's easy to fix as I'd hate to permanently move away from Firefox for something like this.

Thanks!

Asked by decaffeinated tea 2 weeks ago

Answered by decaffeinated tea 2 days ago

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i cant find screens shoot tools ?

in the past screen shoot add was appear when " Right-click on an empty part of the page and select Take Screenshot " but since the last update i cant found it ! i tried t… (read more)

in the past screen shoot add was appear when " Right-click on an empty part of the page and select Take Screenshot " but since the last update i cant found it ! i tried to do what is written in this article https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/take-screenshots-firefox but i think its not work now

Asked by mjd7410 5 days ago

Answered by TerryN21 5 days ago

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some webpages not working

I've noticed that every now and then I come across a website that doesn't function properly. For instance, right now when I try to browse https://www.parts-express.com/ t… (read more)

I've noticed that every now and then I come across a website that doesn't function properly. For instance, right now when I try to browse https://www.parts-express.com/ the page will load, but when I try to view things by clicking on the menu, it will stay on the same page. I've had to use another browser to search this site.

Another thing I've come across is paying for things. A few times already I've tried to make a purchase and it would not go through. I called one of the places and they said it was because I was using Firefox. The payments went through when using a different browser.

Is this common? Is there something I can do to make Firefox work universally?

Asked by ybghyup 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Website won't display

I cannot get my local town's news website to display in Firefox? The website address is https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk Nor can I get their sister website https://www.ol… (read more)

I cannot get my local town's news website to display in Firefox? The website address is https://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk

Nor can I get their sister website https://www.oldham-chronicle.co.uk to display either?

All I get it completely blank page.

Is it an issue with the website or a Firefox issue? This has only happened in the last week.

Thanks in anticipation.

Asked by s.mullington 2 days ago

Answered by s.mullington 2 days ago

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Firefox opens in tiny window after latest update.

Firefox opens in a small box at the top left of the computer screen about 1/9 the size of the viewing area. I have to click on the "maximize" icon (the square box(es)twi… (read more)

Firefox opens in a small box at the top left of the computer screen about 1/9 the size of the viewing area. I have to click on the "maximize" icon (the square box(es)twice to get a normal viewing screen. Note: I am not referring to "full screen." This began after the last Firefox update. I have cleared the cache, cookies, data, etc. and startup cache and restarted Firefox and the computer. I haven't "Refreshed" Firefox, yet, because I don't want to go through the hassle of putting everything back together if it isn't going to work. How do I get Firefox to open in a "maximized" window?

Asked by Ché McGuire 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Confused

I asked for help with my site yesterday--https://kathyberman.com/. The side widget is loading to the footer widget. This doesn't happen in Chrome or Edge. Sebuto asked fo… (read more)

I asked for help with my site yesterday--https://kathyberman.com/. The side widget is loading to the footer widget. This doesn't happen in Chrome or Edge. Sebuto asked for the name of my site. BUT he posted from a no reply email address. Hello?

Asked by kberman1976 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Sponsored Shortcuts - Facebook

Hi all, i'm having an issue where everytime i start the browser, a facebook "tile" shows up in the first empty square in the main page shortcuts section, i disabled the s… (read more)

Hi all, i'm having an issue where everytime i start the browser, a facebook "tile" shows up in the first empty square in the main page shortcuts section, i disabled the sponsored shortcuts, and removed it, but it keeps coming back, no idea what to do.

Asked by careca 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Repeated crash on quit

iMac macOS 11.5 Firefox 90.0.2 Firefox pretty much crashed every time I quit. Doesn't matter if I'm looking at a web page or close all windows before quitting. Restarting… (read more)

iMac macOS 11.5 Firefox 90.0.2

Firefox pretty much crashed every time I quit. Doesn't matter if I'm looking at a web page or close all windows before quitting.

Restarting in Trouble Shoot mode doesn't help either.

The cause seems to be synchronisation - if I sign out of my account and no longer synchronise, the problem goes away and I can quit without Firefox crashing.

Asked by UKLarry 1 week ago

Answered by UKLarry 3 days ago

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History Clearing

Greetings, I have FF version 90.0.2 64bit when i go into settings to clear my history everything,the history still shows up on my address bar Regards, Dabonz … (read more)

Greetings,

I have FF version 90.0.2 64bit when i go into settings to clear my history everything,the history still shows up on my address bar

Regards, Dabonz

Asked by dabonz 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Cannot Surf Web on Firefox

Recently I have been unable to surf the web on my Firefox Browser. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling it a few time to no avail. I have checked my Firewall settin… (read more)

Recently I have been unable to surf the web on my Firefox Browser. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling it a few time to no avail. I have checked my Firewall settings and Firefox is not blocked. I know other browsers work as I am sending this through Edge.

I checked my event viewer and found that Firefox was being denied access (see attached pic). Any suggestions to get this resolved would be welcome.

Asked by andrematti83 4 days ago

Answered by andrematti83 4 days ago