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bookmarks disappeared

hello. I had a lot of bookmarks and used them often. reinstalled the system, installed firefox and logged into the account. pressed sync but no bookmarks appeared. help m… (read more)

hello. I had a lot of bookmarks and used them often. reinstalled the system, installed firefox and logged into the account. pressed sync but no bookmarks appeared. help me please

Asked by F7-KNIX 18 hours ago

Last reply by timo16 1 hour ago

constant updates disrupt settings

hi, i'm mostly interested in getting some help with creating my settings/preferences to stay the way i want them. every time there's a update, my personal settings get wi… (read more)

hi, i'm mostly interested in getting some help with creating my settings/preferences to stay the way i want them. every time there's a update, my personal settings get wiped out and i have to start all over again. there was a time when FF offered a way to leave some updates out and select the ones we wanted. now, it's all blanket updates. many times i lose important tabs and files. it's annoying. the way these updates are coming in i cringe each time i see the notice. and then there are times they get done automatically.

what's a mother to do?

many thanks for your consideration!

Asked by sallyoakley55 1 day ago

Last reply by Scribe 7 hours ago

What is Updated.app?

So I'm on mac. When I tried to open an svg with preview, I found this. I don't know what it is for but I just clicked on it. But then it lead me to a popup saying "Firefo… (read more)

So I'm on mac. When I tried to open an svg with preview, I found this. I don't know what it is for but I just clicked on it. But then it lead me to a popup saying "Firefox downloaded this app (Updated.app) from an unknown date", is that any good? I clicked cancel because I thought it would crash or break my system or app.

Asked by test672upload 2 hours ago

Old Download history

My old HD crashed and I have had to buy a new machine. Can I access a history of the downloads (PDFs particularly) that I made on my old machine. This newly installed ver… (read more)

My old HD crashed and I have had to buy a new machine. Can I access a history of the downloads (PDFs particularly) that I made on my old machine. This newly installed version of Firefox does not have them anywhere that I can see. I need them for research for university essays.

Asked by arelar33 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 hours ago

Cache won't clear after going through pref and deleting cache2 folder

Hi, I've tried multiple times to clear the cache from Preferences by "Clearing Data" but the count still reads that there is cache. I made sure to refresh but that wasn't… (read more)

Hi,

I've tried multiple times to clear the cache from Preferences by "Clearing Data" but the count still reads that there is cache. I made sure to refresh but that wasn't the issue. I also tried restarting firefox.

Next, I quit firefox, went to ~/Library/Caches/Firefox/Profiles/ since I'm using a mac and I deleted the cache2 folder. I emptied the trash to boot. There were still files in the cache!

Currently, the cache is 535KB. In About:Cache, Disk cache reads 229 KiB and 11 entries. However, I can't see the entries when I click on "List Cache Entries."

This has never happened to me before. Please help me clear the cache!

Only today, I updated to 78.10.0esr. I don't know if that's the issue.

Asked by ei7vffsgma7 16 hours ago

Can't play Netflix or open facebook or messenger

Since the update 78.10.0 yesterday I can't play Netflix or open facebook or messenger. Facebook only shows the first post and I cannot click on anything. Messenger is a b… (read more)

Since the update 78.10.0 yesterday I can't play Netflix or open facebook or messenger. Facebook only shows the first post and I cannot click on anything. Messenger is a blank page Netflix shows error NSES UHX which Netflix support says does not exist in their system

Asked by jacquie2 23 hours ago

The Close, Minimize and Zoom buttons of Firefox window (and other Mozilla products) are wrongly aligned in Mac OS when the system locale is right-to-left (e.g. Arabic)

In Mac OS, when the locale is right-to-left, the window control buttons should appear in the top-right side of the window. In case of tabbed window it should show before … (read more)

In Mac OS, when the locale is right-to-left, the window control buttons should appear in the top-right side of the window. In case of tabbed window it should show before tabs. That is not the case here in Mozilla products. They show to the left in a malformed way. Only the close button is clickable, the Minimize button is barely visible and the Zoom button is totally hidden off-canvas. (Please see attached screenshot).

Asked by Amr Ibrahim Khudair 1 day ago

FF stopped autofilling URLs

Suddenly, Firefox stopped autofilling urls in my url bar and only offers search terms. Occasionally a url will show up there on autofill but only is triggered from beginn… (read more)

Suddenly, Firefox stopped autofilling urls in my url bar and only offers search terms. Occasionally a url will show up there on autofill but only is triggered from beginning characters of the url rather than something in the middle.

Previously, when searching for something like https://mywebsite/particular-page/ , I could type "particular" in the url window and FF would offer the full url. Now, there is no such behavior and I have to think of the opening url and complete many more characters to get the result that previously was very simple and quick.

I have tried separating the search from the url window but that has no affect on this behavior.

Asked by stinkykong 1 day ago

Last reply by RageE1der 1 day ago

Dev tools: how to preserve layout of panels on the Network tab?

I'm running Firefox 85 on Mac OS Catalina. When I open dev tools on the Network tab, the default view of the "details" panel is not very useful: it's stuck at the 40px he… (read more)

I'm running Firefox 85 on Mac OS Catalina.

When I open dev tools on the Network tab, the default view of the "details" panel is not very useful: it's stuck at the 40px height at the bottom.

So I drag it to be half screen height in order to be able to see the panel contents.

The problem is, when I restart the browser and open the dev tools again at the Network tab, my changes haven't been preserved, and the "details" panel is again at the useless 40px height.

How can I make Firefox to remember the layout of panels in the dev tools?

Asked by Alex 1 day ago

open firefox tab in new private window?

hi there! is there a way to open a firefox tab in a new private window? it's something i'm wishing for all the time! (google posts from many years ago state a way to sele… (read more)

hi there!

is there a way to open a firefox tab in a new private window? it's something i'm wishing for all the time!

(google posts from many years ago state a way to select this option from the menu, but if it worked it no longer is in the menu.)

my reason for needing this so often is that i have many add-ons that block trackers, ads, etc, which are disabled for my private mode. so if a tab won't load, it would be the easiest way by far to get it to do so!

thanks for any help!

Asked by coatli 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

What is the last version number to run on Mac PowerPC (G5).

Old Mac needs browser. I know it is not the best, but what is the version number of Firefox that will run on PowerPC. This is the last model and the highest OS for PowerP… (read more)

Old Mac needs browser. I know it is not the best, but what is the version number of Firefox that will run on PowerPC. This is the last model and the highest OS for PowerPC. If you know where to download the most recent (haha) version of any browser that will run on this machine, please let me know that also. Many sites that say they can download old Safaris versions no longer function, just zombie pages.

Asked by whyaduck 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Firefox Toolbar Bookmarks Disappeared.... Again!

So for the second time this month my bookmarks in my toolbar have disappeared. I was signed into my Firefox account both times they went missing. I tired to restore from … (read more)

So for the second time this month my bookmarks in my toolbar have disappeared. I was signed into my Firefox account both times they went missing. I tired to restore from backup...... nothing. I made sure that the tool bar was enabled.... nothing. I'm so frustrated, as I am in full-time school with three days left in my term and all my textbooks and course sites are GONE!! I don't understand why this keeps happening.

Help!

Asked by skyelloyd42 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Secure Connection Failure to EPA Pesticide Labels (Every Time)

Hi, I'm wondering if anyone knows anything about what is going on with this issue. I am using Firefox 78.9.0esr (64-bit), with the latest Acrobat reader. I've had no prob… (read more)

Hi, I'm wondering if anyone knows anything about what is going on with this issue. I am using Firefox 78.9.0esr (64-bit), with the latest Acrobat reader. I've had no problems with any sites or links other than those at the Environmental Protection Agency. For many weeks, actually months now, I have been unable to access any (I've tried more than 40 different ones) Pesticide Labels. Every time, no matter the route - typed address, Ag. Ext. program link, directly from the EPA's pesticide label search page, I receive this error message: "An error occurred during a connection to www3.epa.gov. The OCSP server suggests trying again later. Error code: SEC_ERROR_OCSP_TRY_SERVER_LATER The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem." For instance Lorsban 75WG, as I attempt on the page https://iaspub.epa.gov/apex/pesticides/f?p=113:8:::NO::P8_PUID,P8_RINUM:38268,62719-301 to open the label pdf by clicking on "November 19, 2013 (PDF)," which should then open the label at https://www3.epa.gov/pesticides/chem_search/ppls/062719-00301-20131119.pdf . Instead, I receive the above error message. I have, of course, contacted the EPA about this, several times. Thanks.

Asked by jcwell11 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Used Primary and it replaced all the saved password

Hi, I was trying to use firefox primary password without knowing what it does :(. Well by the time i set the primary password in firefox i realise that it replaced all th… (read more)

Hi,

I was trying to use firefox primary password without knowing what it does :(. Well by the time i set the primary password in firefox i realise that it replaced all the saved login passwords of over 600 URLS with primary password.

I checked few articles where they have spoken about replacing logins-backup.json and key4.db file. In my case though i think this will not help because i had my syncing on, when i did primary password setting change. is there any method with which i can restore my previous passwords by creating new profile may be.

Just desperately need way with which i can restore the passwords else this will be really difficult for my work

Thanks Prasad

Asked by DIP 5 days ago

Browsing History In Firefox

Hello, I recently deleted my entire browsing history in firefox it was a complete accident. Is there anyway that I can get this information back. If anyone could help I w… (read more)

Hello,

I recently deleted my entire browsing history in firefox it was a complete accident. Is there anyway that I can get this information back. If anyone could help I would greatly appreciate it. I'm working on an Macbook pro.

Asked by gloria.powe17 5 days ago

Last reply by alsttabblt 5 days ago

Bad gateway

Links from my site to other sites (but not to other pages in my site) always now gives a bad gateway signal. Using a new tab gets around it but it is proving irritating t… (read more)

Links from my site to other sites (but not to other pages in my site) always now gives a bad gateway signal. Using a new tab gets around it but it is proving irritating to visitors and must surely mean losing brownie points to the Google search bot.

Asked by brlewis413 5 days ago

Unable to connect to most sites.

After updating to Firefox version 87 on Mac, nearly every site I try to visit seems to be blocked. There is no warning or explanation shown it just fails to browse to the… (read more)

After updating to Firefox version 87 on Mac, nearly every site I try to visit seems to be blocked. There is no warning or explanation shown it just fails to browse to the website. For example, I cannot browse to https://llbean.com. I understand that these websites have all sorts of trackers built-in, but this seems a bit ridiculous. I cannot find an explanation of how to fix this problem that is up-to-date and actually works.

Asked by akeyw53 5 days ago

Last reply by TerryN21 5 days ago

Browswer Default

I have installed Firefox as my default browser on a new iMac, but every time I open Firefox (after quitting it or shutting down my computer) it asks me AGAIN if i want to… (read more)

I have installed Firefox as my default browser on a new iMac, but every time I open Firefox (after quitting it or shutting down my computer) it asks me AGAIN if i want to set Firefox as my default browser. If I say "yes", I have to start all over again setting My Yahoo as my home(opening) page and reset all the bookmark shortcuts I've put into my bookmarks tool bar.

I've confirmed in Firefox, in Safari, and in System Preferences that Firefox is set as my default browser. I've uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox.

Asked by hbn3 5 days ago

Last reply by Taimur Ahmad 5 days ago