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How can I disable update notification?

I am using Firefox Nightly. It receives updates every day, but most of the time I cannot restart Firefox as soon as update is available. I want to delay it till next natu… (read more)

I am using Firefox Nightly. It receives updates every day, but most of the time I cannot restart Firefox as soon as update is available. I want to delay it till next natural restart (ex.: night), however, Firefox shows notification about the available update. It's a minor issue, but seeing notification every day and having it to close every time gets annoying very quickly. I want to disable update notification but keep automatic updates. How can I do this?

Asked by Zaoshi 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Why am I running Firefox ESR?

At some time in the past I installed regular Firefox and updated throughout the years. But for the past maybe year or so, the updates have been Firefox ESR. I don't recal… (read more)

At some time in the past I installed regular Firefox and updated throughout the years. But for the past maybe year or so, the updates have been Firefox ESR. I don't recall ever having installed the ESR version. Why am I only getting Firefox ESR updates?

Asked by 777bb 1 year ago

Answered by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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Having a dreadful time migrating my Firefox settings to new PC

My profile folder is C:\Users\hseib\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\pftm4b0j.Default User. It is the only profile under "Profiles". When I open the file "pftm4b… (read more)

My profile folder is C:\Users\hseib\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\pftm4b0j.Default User. It is the only profile under "Profiles". When I open the file "pftm4b0j.Default User" it looks like all my data successfully migrated from my old PC. But when I launch Firefox, no bookmarks, no passwords, no add-ins, no nothing. Any help welcome.

Asked by hseibel2 12 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 12 months ago

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How to restore old data/bookmarks etc. through disc image

How can I get my settings and bookmarks from a cloned image of my old HDD. This is pretty annoying and making me think about leaving Mozilla. I've done what a support pag… (read more)

How can I get my settings and bookmarks from a cloned image of my old HDD. This is pretty annoying and making me think about leaving Mozilla. I've done what a support page advised and copied my data from one 'profile folder' (from the image) to another (internal drive). Not helping and displaying a 'The bookmarks and settings will not function properly' error message. I did not unfortunately create a proper backup prior to transferring drives so can't restore that way, assumed that things would more or less be a seamless sync through my Firefox account.

Would appreciate help here thanks.

Asked by ashirnadeem 12 months ago

Answered by ashirnadeem 12 months ago

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Installed firefox beta version 84 and can't revert back to 83

So I recently installed Firefox beta. It installed on top of main firefox. Now I am in beta version 84 but if i try to open regular firefox release version 83 it says run… (read more)

So I recently installed Firefox beta. It installed on top of main firefox. Now I am in beta version 84 but if i try to open regular firefox release version 83 it says running an old version will corrupt profile data. It just has an option to create a new profile, so i am asking if there is a way to import my settings from my original profile or make my original profile run on version 83 or should I just wait for version 84 to be released in main firefox.

Asked by mark2004 12 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 12 months ago

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Downloads

Lately, every time I download a photoshop file, it now opens Photoshop and opens the file. How do I disable that from happening? I just want the file. I don't need to see… (read more)

Lately, every time I download a photoshop file, it now opens Photoshop and opens the file. How do I disable that from happening? I just want the file. I don't need to see it open. This has just been happening recently and I don't always need to open the files right away. It just slows my progress down and it's annoying! Thank you in advance!

Asked by woodlandelf 12 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 12 months ago

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Downloading torrent files

Greetings.Every time I try to download any torrent file browser asks what program to use. I always press open with Mutorrent and press button use as default program but e… (read more)

Greetings.Every time I try to download any torrent file browser asks what program to use. I always press open with Mutorrent and press button use as default program but every time I try to download it alwas ask same.I try a lot of things and nothing seems to help. Very annoying because instead of one click you need to do it 3 times and wait a delay.

Asked by iusechainsaw 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 11 months ago

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My Firefox says: "your system administrator deactivated updates", but he (myself) didn´t. How to fix that?

Dear community, for some days my Firefox 80 on Windows 10 has shown the message "your system administrator has deactivated updates", when I look under "Help" -> "about… (read more)

Dear community, for some days my Firefox 80 on Windows 10 has shown the message "your system administrator has deactivated updates", when I look under "Help" -> "about Firefox". This is strange, because the admin is me myself, and I didn´t change anything in Firefox or in the Win 10 registry. Has anyone of you had this experience, and how can I possibly fix it? Thanks in advance! Pete

Asked by canaima-pete 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Web site requests to update to newer version of Firefox

I use Firefox 67 browsers on a Linux computer and on MS computers. They are set to update automatically. Why do some web sites advise me to install more up to date versio… (read more)

I use Firefox 67 browsers on a Linux computer and on MS computers. They are set to update automatically. Why do some web sites advise me to install more up to date versions ?

Asked by den676310 11 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Profile Missing, nothing works!

I'm getting Profile Missing: Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible. I don't have a caches folder I can remove the contents of the appli… (read more)

I'm getting Profile Missing: Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible.

I don't have a caches folder I can remove the contents of the application support folder and nothing changes.

When I go to open the profile manager I get:

MyName$ /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin -P Error: Access was denied while trying to open files in your profile directory.

      1. !!! [Parent][RunMessage] Error: Channel closing: too late to send/recv, messages will be lost

I tried running Disk Utility but it froze the machine as it's a time machine disk and that slows it down immeasurably.

What's my next option?

Asked by matthewaudio 11 months ago

Answered by matthewaudio 11 months ago

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"Import from file" not available on dropdown menu

I am setting up Firefox on a new PC... I am running the latest version of Firefox (I think) version 84.0. I exported my logins on my old PC to a .csv file with no proble… (read more)

I am setting up Firefox on a new PC... I am running the latest version of Firefox (I think) version 84.0. I exported my logins on my old PC to a .csv file with no problem. Now, I'm trying get Firefox to load that file. I've seen help responses that talk about getting to a submenu in the Login/Password section, but those responses indicate that one of the choices should be "Import from a file". But I'm not seeing that choice. I see "Import from another browser" in that menu, but I don't see "Import from a file"... any suggestions?

Asked by Jim 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Does upgrade delete any exceptions, preferences or settings?

I keep getting reminders that there is a new release of Firefox. Does it delete any preferences, exceptions, settings, etc? Any reported bugs with it? Thanks. … (read more)

I keep getting reminders that there is a new release of Firefox.

Does it delete any preferences, exceptions, settings, etc?

Any reported bugs with it?

Thanks.

Asked by Sue 11 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Profile migration not working

I followed the recommended steps for migrating profiles exactly, but when I open up Firefox I have nothing from my old profile. Why is there not a simple migration soluti… (read more)

I followed the recommended steps for migrating profiles exactly, but when I open up Firefox I have nothing from my old profile. Why is there not a simple migration solution?

Asked by professorchaos66 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago