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Firefox won't stay downloaded or signed in

Firefox won't stay downloaded to my computer. I am having to download it multiple times, especially if my computer has updates. On a separate note, when it does actually… (read more)

Firefox won't stay downloaded to my computer. I am having to download it multiple times, especially if my computer has updates.

On a separate note, when it does actually stay on my computer over night, it never keeps me signed in to my Firefox account. I have to log in to it daily to have my bookmarks and passwords.

Also, it never remembers the theme I have picked for it. I would love some advice on how to fix this.

I've read through a ton of articles, and I can't seem to find a fix.

Asked by victoria.womble 2 years ago

Answered by Amorain 1 year ago

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Chinese language pack gave Japanese Characters

“连”、“设备” are Microsoft YaHei(MSYH), but the others are other fonts which are not on my computer, and although my settings are zh-CN, my language pack is zh-CN, my Default… (read more)

“连”、“设备” are Microsoft YaHei(MSYH), but the others are other fonts which are not on my computer, and although my settings are zh-CN, my language pack is zh-CN, my Default Font is MSYH, the bold characters are JAPANESE STYLE CHINESE CHARACTERS. Maybe it is because in your font-config, ja-JP is former to zh-CN, please fix it.

Asked by 1900011604 2 years ago

Answered by 1900011604 1 year ago

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Bookmark star on the right of the address bar is gone.

Hi! I just noticed that the bookmark star on the right of the address bar is gone. Do you know how I can get it back? (Firefox 84.0.2, Ubuntu 20.04) Thanks! … (read more)

Hi!

I just noticed that the bookmark star on the right of the address bar is gone. Do you know how I can get it back? (Firefox 84.0.2, Ubuntu 20.04)

Thanks!

Asked by mnkj8718 1 year ago

Answered by mnkj8718 1 year ago

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Update popup every day

I would like this set for once week at the least amount of time. Right now the popup is every day, and I'm so frustrated with it that I don't know exactly how many times… (read more)

I would like this set for once week at the least amount of time. Right now the popup is every day, and I'm so frustrated with it that I don't know exactly how many times I have to close it. It's just a fact for me that I cannot take the time to update when I just close it. I imagine everytime I close FF it will popup again when I open it.

Can I set it to update during non-working hours? Please tell me how, step by step if possible, thank you so much, Denise

Asked by nwcountry 1 year ago

Answered by nwcountry 1 year ago

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Bookmark html file import

I replaced my craptop with a pc. Part of my process included creating a bookmark html file from the craptop which I'd hoped to import into my pc. Problem is I do not se… (read more)

I replaced my craptop with a pc. Part of my process included creating a bookmark html file from the craptop which I'd hoped to import into my pc. Problem is I do not see a way, how, etc. to import that bookmark html file into the pc firefox browser.

Thanks

Asked by imabuckeye 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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is it safe to delete "app.normandy" in about:config? It over rides Do Not Install Studies preferences.

I am alarmed to learn from moderator Cor-el that FF installs a back door on my browser to load studies even after I specifically set my FF preferences to NOT participate … (read more)

I am alarmed to learn from moderator Cor-el that FF installs a back door on my browser to load studies even after I specifically set my FF preferences to NOT participate in any study. Under Privacy and Security > Firefox Data Collection and Use, I unchecked the box to DISALLOW studies. ~ I am NOT enrolled in any study according to about:studies ~

--> How can I stop this? Can I delete all these "app.normandy."options in the about:config window without breaking the browser? Or do I set all or some to False? I am not a programmer. I would appreciate a lay person explanation.

~ The bigger question: Why is Firefox is inserting these 'studies' surreptiously irregardless of the options I set? ~

I deliberately stopped installing upgrades after v.84 to avoid problems caused by unannounced changes to functionality and the interface. Especially after the terrible changes to the print function which I encountered using another computer. But this disruptive, unwanted Print experiment appeared on this PC, despite not updating.

Thank you to the helpful moderators who can identify which about:config options we can change to false to roll back changes. However, it is not beneficial to make us waste hours to hunt these down.


"Normandy is a collection of servers, workflows, and Firefox components that enables Mozilla to remote control Firefox clients in the wild based on precise criteria."

app.normandy.api_url https://normandy.cdn.mozilla.net/api/v1 app.normandy.dev_mode false app.normandy.enabled true app.normandy.first_run false app.normandy.last_seen_buildid app.normandy.logging.level 50 app.normandy.migrationsApplied 10 app.normandy.onsync_skew_sec 600 app.normandy.run_interval_seconds 21600 app.normandy.shieldLearnMoreUrl https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/%VERSION%/%OS%/%LOCALE%/shield app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.partnerlink.useAttributionURL true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.toolbars.bookmarks.2h2020 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.experiment.ebay-2020-1 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.useRemoteSetting true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.profileCreationThreshold 1896163212345 app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.provider-list [{ "name": "comcast", "canonicalName": "doh-discovery.xfinity.com", "uri": "https://doh.xfinity.com/dns-query" }] app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.network.preload true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.print.tab_modal.enabled false app.normandy.user_id 9893538f-07be-4513-8265-9124f1f967ff

Asked by plew29881 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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How to fix YouTube channel header?

I have a problem with YouTube looking in Firefox. When I go to any channel, the header of the channel is not displayed at all, together with its content, i.e. the name of… (read more)

I have a problem with YouTube looking in Firefox. When I go to any channel, the header of the channel is not displayed at all, together with its content, i.e. the name of the channel, banner, links, etc. I checked the code by examining the element and I found something like that

  1. header, #search-pva, #premium-yva, #feedmodule-PRO, #video-masthead, #watch-buy-urls, #sub-frame-error, #main-frame-error, #watch7-sidebar-ads, #feed-pyv-container, #shelf-pyv-container, #watch-branded-actions, #watch-channel-brand-div, #homepage-chrome-side-promo, #watch-channel-brand-div-text {
   display: none !important;

}

when I unchecked display none, I saw everything normally after refreshing the page as well. I restarted my browser and didn't see the header again. Someone knows how to fix it, because what if it is a bit disturbing and irritating when you can't see it. You can see everything normally in Chrome. I don't want to use Chrome because I don't like it and this browser sucks in my opinion. Thank you for your help on the screen below :)

Asked by djkondzio 1 year ago

Answered by djkondzio 1 year ago

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Security risk with certificate

When I go to https://www.sz-shop.de/ostern, FF tells me that there is a risk "Warnung: Mögliches Sicherheitsrisiko erkannt ... Am wahrscheinlichsten wird das Problem dur… (read more)

When I go to https://www.sz-shop.de/ostern, FF tells me that there is a risk

"Warnung: Mögliches Sicherheitsrisiko erkannt ... Am wahrscheinlichsten wird das Problem durch die Website verursacht und Sie können nichts dagegen tun. Sie können den Website-Administrator über das Problem benachrichtigen."

That is what I did. I called that shop and told about that warning. The lady on the phone also went to the address, but she did NOT see that warning. She confirmed that her PC was OUTSIDE of sz-shop.de like mine.

So the problem is a potentially wrong warning? Or how can we explain that I see a warning and other people do not see it?

Asked by firefox jolexin 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Can't save logon information or create a primary password

On 84.0.2 on OSx. Firefox will offer to save usernames and passwords, but then does not remember them in the future. Attempting to import existing data from another brows… (read more)

On 84.0.2 on OSx.

Firefox will offer to save usernames and passwords, but then does not remember them in the future. Attempting to import existing data from another browser into Lockwise prompts a request to set a primary password first. Attempting to set a primary password (which is currently not set), yields the error message "Unable to change primary password."

Asked by aedes.ag 1 year ago

Answered by aedes.ag 1 year ago

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Firefox Resets on Mac M1 on Reboot

I recently purchased a Mac M1, coming from a Windows / Linux environment. After installing Firefox, it requires an icon on my desktop to run. Then, every time I reboot, … (read more)

I recently purchased a Mac M1, coming from a Windows / Linux environment. After installing Firefox, it requires an icon on my desktop to run. Then, every time I reboot, Firefox no longer recognizes me. My pins, history, etc. are all gone and I have to re-organize everything again.

Can you please help?

Asked by jlaurent517 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How do I prevent my Mac from disabling Firefox?

Every time my Mac does an update it bounces Firefox from my system--to the point that I have to download and reinstall it. I lose all of my bookmarks, etc., everything. … (read more)

Every time my Mac does an update it bounces Firefox from my system--to the point that I have to download and reinstall it. I lose all of my bookmarks, etc., everything. Any help is appreciated.

Asked by gilliosa 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Change the Keyboard Shortcut for Show All Bookmarks back to Ctrl-Shift-B as in version 83

All of a sudden pressing Ctrl-Shift-B no longer opens my Bookmarks window (Library), but instead closes my bookmarks toolbar! Is there a way to revert this shortcut back … (read more)

All of a sudden pressing Ctrl-Shift-B no longer opens my Bookmarks window (Library), but instead closes my bookmarks toolbar!

Is there a way to revert this shortcut back to what it's been for the longest time?

I know the "new" combination is Ctrl-Shift-O but I've used the old one so often (maybe 50 times a day), that this change is nerve-racking.

Thanks.

Asked by Slouch 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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aol mail

Unable to login to aol mail thru firefox. It says "no longer logged in" and an error page pops up. Aol loads fine on my microsoft edge browser https://mail.aol.com/webmai… (read more)

Unable to login to aol mail thru firefox. It says "no longer logged in" and an error page pops up. Aol loads fine on my microsoft edge browser https://mail.aol.com/webmail-std/en-us/error?code=ERR1800

Asked by patriotpotter1 2 years ago

Answered by Scribe 2 years ago

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How to remove the "Other Bookmarks" folder from the bar

When I started firefox today, there was a new folder added to my bookmarks toolbar - "Other Bookmarks". It was never there before and I want to remove it. In the bookmark… (read more)

When I started firefox today, there was a new folder added to my bookmarks toolbar - "Other Bookmarks". It was never there before and I want to remove it. In the bookmarks menu itself I have the "Bookmarks Toolbar" where I put the stuff I want to access often, and "Other Bookmarks" where I put other stuff I don't need as much. I don't see a reason why the "Other Bookmarks" should take up space on the bar.

Asked by kgs.void 2 years ago

Answered by Scribe 2 years ago

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can not read bangla font

duplicate of /questions/1324409 thread. dear firefox community, I am trying to read Bengali newspapers on their website but i am not able to read the Bengali font correct… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1324409 thread.

dear firefox community, I am trying to read Bengali newspapers on their website but i am not able to read the Bengali font correctly from BBC NEWS BANGLA website. It is showing incorrect bangla. It is horrible experience. Need solution.

website address : https://www.bbc.com/bengali/news-55812403

Asked by mnahid95 1 year ago

Last reply by mnahid95 1 year ago