Bookmarks Gone

Hello, Firefox quit and I restarted the application with all previous browsing tabs. Unfortunately, for some reason, all of my bookmarks (50+) are gone and I cannot find … (read more)

Hello,

Firefox quit and I restarted the application with all previous browsing tabs. Unfortunately, for some reason, all of my bookmarks (50+) are gone and I cannot find a way to get them back. I do not think I am usually signed into a Firefox account.

Please any help would be much appreciated. I do not recall all the things I've bookmarked.

Asked by emily.kotulak 1 hour ago

My location not correct on firefox

Hi Firefox,Why does it have New York as my location ;that is NOT correct I live In New Sharon Maine ;that is my location. I have been having glitches and I'm going to con… (read more)

Hi Firefox,Why does it have New York as my location ;that is NOT correct I live In New Sharon Maine ;that is my location. I have been having glitches and I'm going to contact an IT person soon if it continues. Sincerely, Dawn L. Brown https://www.beartodream.net

Asked by Dawn L. Brown 1 hour ago

Password are gone!!!

I Open Firefox today and my stored password are GONE! Have had them stored for years! Where do they go? Password don't just disappear do they? The PWD are vital to me!!!… (read more)

I Open Firefox today

and my stored password are GONE!

Have had them stored for years!

Where do they go?

Password don't just disappear do they?


The PWD are vital to me!!!

Asked by bennett1072 58 minutes ago

Program nonfunctioning

I have been using Firefox for years. Suddenly, when opened, ALL of the menu items are greyed out and non-responsive. I have tried reinstalling a couple of times, to no av… (read more)

I have been using Firefox for years. Suddenly, when opened, ALL of the menu items are greyed out and non-responsive. I have tried reinstalling a couple of times, to no avail. I have no idea what is going on, and hope someone out there does! Thanks, David

Asked by d.ixtlan 4 days ago

Audio fades in when paused instead of continuing at volume level.

I know this is most likely a feature, but it's been annoying the hell out of me since I switched from Chrome and I don't know how to disable it. I have looked at multiple… (read more)

I know this is most likely a feature, but it's been annoying the hell out of me since I switched from Chrome and I don't know how to disable it. I have looked at multiple (~3) Reddit threads (two of which were archived) which gave me a total of 0 answers, I've looked at other forums, and I've found, get this, nothing. It's so annoying when for whatever reason, my music gets paused and then it's not at the volume I need it to be at, so I turn it up and then almost immediately turn it back down because of the audio fading. All I want is to know how to disable this, PLEASE.

Asked by Some Guy Named Phoenix 4 days ago

Ouverture FIREFOX en plein écran

Je souhaitera que FIREFOX s'ouvre automatiquement en plein écran sans avoir à utilise un raccourci clavier. J'ai cherché dans les paramètre (general/accueil/recherche/vie… (read more)

Je souhaitera que FIREFOX s'ouvre automatiquement en plein écran sans avoir à utilise un raccourci clavier. J'ai cherché dans les paramètre (general/accueil/recherche/vie privée/synchro...) sans trouver. Merci pour votre aide.

Asked by MGFX 2 days ago

Firefox dev assesment

Dear community, User in our engineering dept would like to use Fiefox Developer Edition to develop custom applications. As an IT I need to check application regarding sec… (read more)

Dear community,

User in our engineering dept would like to use Fiefox Developer Edition to develop custom applications. As an IT I need to check application regarding security and support levels. I already check your support options – community and commercial so I would like to send you some questions regarding data protection. Please enter yes or no.

1 The application must not automatically transfer any company proprietary data to external networks (like the Internet): 2 The application should not open listener ports on the client: 3 The application must work with the existing security settings, e.g. no changes in GPO-setting or Edge/Chrome-settings (e.g. they must work without changing ActiveX settings): 4 The application must not reduce the security level of the computer system (e.g. the application must not exchange DLL-s or other files with lower and unpatched versions): 5 The application must work without admin privileges:

Asked by iztok.zulic 4 days ago

Using UIC card swiper for text fields

Hello! I am attempting to speed up a box office process by using a UIC card swiper with our ticketing software (which runs in-browser). In non-Firefox browsers, the card … (read more)

Hello! I am attempting to speed up a box office process by using a UIC card swiper with our ticketing software (which runs in-browser).

In non-Firefox browsers, the card swiper, when used, puts card numbers and expiration dates right into the necessary fields to save me time from typing them. Firefox (my much preferred browser!), however, reads the swipe as a Find In Page request, even when we're clicked into the text field where the card number is meant to go.

Does anyone have an insight on how to make this work the way it does on other browsers? Thank you!

Asked by ajkazlouski 2 days ago

Youtube glitching out

I've noticed there seems to be some kind of issue with Youtube. I had jumped into the site today same as usual, and found that there were times when it was not playing pr… (read more)

I've noticed there seems to be some kind of issue with Youtube. I had jumped into the site today same as usual, and found that there were times when it was not playing properly. I couldn't shut off annotations, for example, and then there were times when the browser would say that the page was slowing down Firefox (often taking up to 60% of memory in my task manager, which should not be possible). Other times I couldn't pause a video. or if I closed the vdeo out, it would still briefly play audio from it in the background. I tried clearing the cache and later my temp files in my laptop and checked other sites to see if similar issues occur. None of them seem to be affected by this. I even shut down the computer and retarted it while putting it on the charger during startup to clear any bugs via power cycle and this is still happening on and off. Anyone have a clue what's going on?

Asked by Marc7 2 days ago

Youtube videos play double about 5 seconds apart.

Youtube videos start and 5 seconds later a second instance starts causing everything to play simultaneously only 5 seconds apart. I have to go to Edge to watch the video … (read more)

Youtube videos start and 5 seconds later a second instance starts causing everything to play simultaneously only 5 seconds apart. I have to go to Edge to watch the video and it's fine there. But, I love Firefox.

Asked by ccaring 2 days ago

streaming

I have using firefox for quite some time. recently my audio just quit. I listen to multiple NPR stations and Pandora. they won't work. window shows they are playing, mu… (read more)

I have using firefox for quite some time. recently my audio just quit. I listen to multiple NPR stations and Pandora. they won't work. window shows they are playing, mute button not available in tab however.

I tried it in chrome and it works fine. any ideas?

Thanks, Dale

Asked by draudio12 2 days ago

Passwords not synchronized

For some reason the passwords from my Firefox windows 10 PC are not synchronizing with the same account used on iPhone 13 IOS 16.1 I have the latest Firefox versions on … (read more)

For some reason the passwords from my Firefox windows 10 PC are not synchronizing with the same account used on iPhone 13 IOS 16.1

I have the latest Firefox versions on both devices (windows PC and iPhone) and using the same account and logins/passwords sync are enabled on both devices.

However the sync does not work, the new saved passwords on windows pc Firefox does. Ot get in sync with the Firefox from the iPhone.

Any idea how to fix this?

Asked by DG 4 days ago

I was prompted to reset Firefox, and it only saved bookmarks, not passwords.

I was prompted to reset Firefox, and it saved my bookmarks but not my passwords. Can I get them back? Was it a scam and I gave permission for someone to steal my password… (read more)

I was prompted to reset Firefox, and it saved my bookmarks but not my passwords. Can I get them back? Was it a scam and I gave permission for someone to steal my passwords and delete them? Help!

Asked by audreyguzik 2 days ago

Because of Ubuntu Snap Firefox I get Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back.

Prior to the decision by Ubuntu to use a Snap to package Firefox, Firefox was routinely updated by APT. This was largely invisible to the user who merely had to authoriz… (read more)

Prior to the decision by Ubuntu to use a Snap to package Firefox, Firefox was routinely updated by APT. This was largely invisible to the user who merely had to authorize the update. However with SNAP there is now the annoying countdown that appears every day when I go into Firefox. I have not researched Snap vs Flatpak vs Aur vs ..., so I do not understand why Ubuntu does not update the Firefox SNAP in the backfround. Undoubtedly there are advantages to Canonical in using Snap, but they haven't sold those advantages to me!

Like a lot of people I spend a lot of my life with the browser open. Linux does not generally use proprietary apps for access to tools which use such apps on mobile devices, so using Twitter, or Youtube, or Reddit, or various Google tools, just uses tabs within the browser. This means to update the SNAP for Firefox I have to exit out of every application on my desktop, and then wait while the SNAP refresh runs in a terminal window, not even a GUI tool. Furthermore this is not just the time to apply the update, I also have to wait while 3MB of code is downloaded, because Ubuntu doesn't bother to preload the Snap update! Strangely Ubuntu 22.04 does not even automatically run a SNAP refresh during a reboot, when everything, including the SNAP daemon itself is shut down! One of the first things I had to do after upgrading to 22.04 was to apply a new snap of the daemon itself. Ubuntu does not provide a tool to shut down the snap daemon. You must open a terminal and kill the daemon.

Although I can tolerate the time it takes this update mechanism to run, I cannot tolerate the time it would take me to restore all of the activities that I had open within Firefox. At this moment, a typical day, I have eighteen tabs open in Firefox. Ubuntu demands that I shut down Firefox, which will discard all of that state information, sit around while it mindlessly loads and applies the SNAP that it could have done in the background, and then I have to restore those eighteen tabs.

So I open the terminal, enter "sudo killall firefox; sudo snap refresh". But then when I go back into Firefox it naturally wants to warn me that the previous session was terminated abnormally. I know that I killed it. The message Firefox chooses for this is misleading "Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back." Instead of, for example "Firefox failed abnormally. Do you want to resume your previous pages?" Since I cannot easily avoid the Ubuntu implementation of SNAP for Firefox is there a Firefox configuration option that says "Yeah, I know Firefox crashed, but I would prefer not to be annoyed by a misleading message when I start it up again if there is a snapshot to recover from."

Asked by jamescobban 2 days ago

Firefox just destroyed by YouTube

Just know couple hours and i cant figure out whats happening When i open only youtube.com ram usage immediately goes 6.8gb with stutters Pick a video and 10gb ram used Pi… (read more)

Just know couple hours and i cant figure out whats happening When i open only youtube.com ram usage immediately goes 6.8gb with stutters Pick a video and 10gb ram used Pick 3 videos and 16gb ram is full now operation system is switching to pagefile memory obviously at this moment browser is unusable And i tried: 1.Refresh Firefox 2.Clean cache 3.Troubleshooting sessions 4.Reinstall Firefox 5.Install older version (106) Same problem Only 1 process is using crazy amount of ram In Firefox's build in task manager is showing that YouTube.com - (5759) like that showing 5000+ what is it idk but this process is using too much ram

Just yesterday Firefox working perfectly and ive opened youtube.com 156 times till 16gb is full Now only 3 video or 5 youtube.com only using 16gb!

Asked by cl00h3r 2 days ago

lost profile in firefox brwser

New update lost all previous settings. went to About:profiles and selected launch profile in new brawser which recovered all old settings. When i closed firefox and then … (read more)

New update lost all previous settings. went to About:profiles and selected launch profile in new brawser which recovered all old settings. When i closed firefox and then reopened firefox all recovered profile was gone. How can I save old profile selected in new update?

Asked by jimtapley 2 days ago