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Firefox used to have a setting to open 1, 3 or all previous session tabs, now that option is gone and defaults to open all tabs

Firefox used to have a setting to open 1, 3 or all previous session tabs, now that option is gone and defaults to open all tabs. The problem didn't affect me until I made… (read more)

Firefox used to have a setting to open 1, 3 or all previous session tabs, now that option is gone and defaults to open all tabs. The problem didn't affect me until I made a full Win 8.1 64-bit reinstall, I overwrote the entire previous profile with about 950 tabs; I made sure that profile specific files weren't overwritten, I checked internally with Total Commander looking for the specific profile name in all files of the old profile; anyway, the new firefox with the old profile quickly killed any operational capability of my PC, not even the mouse or the keyboard lights would work, until many minutes later, then slowly I could move the mouse to the upper right corner for the [ X ] to kill firefox. While trying to uninstall Firefox uninstaller offered to "refresh" so I did, and here I am

Is there something in about:config I can modify? I really need that option back, is a royal PIA as Firefox is working now, and a very very stupid idea to remove such important option.

Plugins, add-ons have nothing to do, Can anyone let Mozilla know about this, they killed the Feedback option on the Browser.

Asked by saull28 6 days ago

Relay stopped forwarding email?

I have noticed that I am not receiving any emails via Firefox Relay for the past two days. I have tried logging into Firefox Relay to check and see if any settings have c… (read more)

I have noticed that I am not receiving any emails via Firefox Relay for the past two days. I have tried logging into Firefox Relay to check and see if any settings have changed but I am not getting the one time code needed to login. Would appreciate any help/guidance with sorting this out. Thanks.

Asked by sdarisi 6 days ago

Lag with HTML5 Video Loops

When looping a video either with the loop-attribute or using the onended callback produce a slight lag when restarting. Example This problem exists on Linux and Windows.… (read more)

When looping a video either with the loop-attribute or using the onended callback produce a slight lag when restarting.

Example

This problem exists on Linux and Windows. It doesn't occur with Chrome on Linux, Windows or ChromeOS.

Thank you for your help!

Asked by christopher.besch 6 days ago

Upload speed limited on iCloud, GDrive, etc.

Hello everyone! Since the release of the new Firefox version 90 afterwards I have been using Firefox as I simply love surfing the internet with it as an alternative to ch… (read more)

Hello everyone!

Since the release of the new Firefox version 90 afterwards I have been using Firefox as I simply love surfing the internet with it as an alternative to chrome or chromium based browsers.

However, a small problem is annoying me: when I try to upload to iCloud.com or Google Drive, especially large ones, the upload speed is limited to 10 mbps, whereas I have an upload speed of 50 mbps.

On the other hand, when I try to upload on Chrome Browser or Edge Browser to both websites, the speed gets maxed out, literally maxed out by even 55 mbps!

I even tried to upload similar sized files simultaneously to Chrome, Edge and Firefox. Chrome and Edge finished while Firefox is still stuck on one third of the upload!

The strange thing though: when I open speedtest.net and measure the upload speed, it gives me on Firefox a speed of 50 mbps!

Any idea where the problem is? Any ideas how to speed up the upload and benefit from the max speed?

I am using latest Firefox on Windows 10.

Thank you!

Asked by Anmar 6 days ago

Registered Device Not Syncing Open Tabs

I am signed into my Firefox account. The device name is listed, Syncing is ON. I've set the items to be synced; Bookmarks, open tabs, Logins and passwords, addresses, add… (read more)

I am signed into my Firefox account. The device name is listed, Syncing is ON. I've set the items to be synced; Bookmarks, open tabs, Logins and passwords, addresses, add-ons, and Setting. Yesterday I did a Sync and when I got home I could not see the device or the open tabs.

What am I missing? Pat

Asked by Pat L 6 days ago

Screenshot button not working

Hi, I have managed to find the right click menu and have got screenshot button to be listed however when pressed I only get large X page across browser window. Likewise w… (read more)

Hi, I have managed to find the right click menu and have got screenshot button to be listed however when pressed I only get large X page across browser window. Likewise when I add screenshot scissor button to toolbar same thing happens. What do I need to change to enable screenshot?

Asked by bobrey 6 days ago

Moving to new computer, copied profile not recognized

Setting up a new Win10 machine, and trying to copy Firefox profile from old Win7 machine. First, I located the profile(s) on the old machine at: C:\Users\<username&… (read more)

Setting up a new Win10 machine, and trying to copy Firefox profile from old Win7 machine. First, I located the profile(s) on the old machine at:

   C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\2m1b67pe.<username>

Next, I copied (via network share) the file '2m1b67pe.<username>' to the new machine, at

  C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles 
  C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles

Next, I opened 'run' and executed 'firefox -p'.

When it opened, it only listed the default profiles, 'default' and 'default-release'.

So how do I get it to recognize the profile I copied?

Asked by edstevens 6 days ago

on Facebook when I type it types the first letter I type, as the second letter and the second letter typed as first

on Facebook when I type it types the first letter I type, as the second letter and the second letter typed as first How can I correct that. Firefox had been working … (read more)

on Facebook when I type it types the first letter I type, as the second letter and the second letter typed as first How can I correct that. Firefox had been working fine with facebook until about the last week. Nothing changed other than automatically updated, can someone help me or have an idea what is going on or experienced it themselves? Facebook does not do that on the Safari browser but have my osx on default browser firefox

Asked by rowdyk9s 6 days ago

The email used with this Firefox Account is already linked to another profile

Apparently I created created a Mozilla Support using my personal email address as some point in time (probably a long time ago). To clarify, it's not the email attached … (read more)

Apparently I created created a Mozilla Support using my personal email address as some point in time (probably a long time ago). To clarify, it's not the email attached to this account. I had to create this as a temp account due to the issues with my primary account.

Best I can piece it together, I then later created an account for "Firefox Sync" under a different email address, then changed my Firefox Sync account email to my previous email address. Here's the chronology:

2015? Created Mozilla Support account with personal_email@outlook.com 2016? Created Firefox Sync account with work_email@mywork.com 2020? Firefox Sync, Mozilla Support all merge into "Firefox Account" 2021: Before leaving my employer, I switch my "Firefox Account" email from work_email@mywork.com => personal_email@outlook.com. Firefox Account doesn't complain, all goes well and personal email works fine as my primary Firefox Account identity. 2021: I attempt to log into Mozilla Support using my newly merged "Firefox Account" and receive the following red toast error messages: Error 1: "The email used with this Firefox Account is already linked to another profile" Error 2: "This account is not active. Please contact an administrator if you believe this is an error"

Hopefully that all makes sense, any ideas who to fix this? Assuming it's impossible to log in with my old/original Mozilla Support account, so I appear to be at an impasse.

Asked by jeff.howard1 6 days ago

Firefox slow: FIXED!

For my system, I went to Settings and scrolled all the way to the bottom to Network Settings and clicked Settings. This opened a Connection Settings window and the first … (read more)

For my system, I went to Settings and scrolled all the way to the bottom to Network Settings and clicked Settings. This opened a Connection Settings window and the first section is titled Configure Proxy Access to the Internet. My installation of FF had four proxy options to choose from and mine was set to Use System Proxy Setting. I decided to check "Auto-detect proxy settings for this network" and I clicked OK at the bottom and closed the Settings tab. FF took off like a rocket! After months of using Chrome because of the extreme slowness FF had, I can now continue on with FF and zip around the internet at warp speed. I am very happy!!

Asked by Michael3442 6 days ago

Github (and other sites) monospace fonts aren't actually monospace as of 92.0

In the attached image, the code is indented with 4 spaces, but it displays as if it's 2 spaces because the spaces are thinner than the other characters. In the second ima… (read more)

In the attached image, the code is indented with 4 spaces, but it displays as if it's 2 spaces because the spaces are thinner than the other characters. In the second image, I've highlighted a single space, which is half the width of the character above it. I also downloaded the latest nightly and this still happens with it.

Github's current `font-family` rule: `ui-monospace,SFMono-Regular,SF Mono,Menlo,Consolas,Liberation Mono,monospace`

In devtools, firefox underlines `Liberation Mono` as the active font-family, but I uninstalled that from my system and it switched to `monospace` (Noto Sans Mono) with the same issue. If I change it to remove the `Consolas,Liberation Mono,` it gets fixed, but when `Liberation Mono` is installed+highlighted and I only remove `Consolas,` it doesn't work til I remove `Liberation Mono,` as well. Note that both `Consolas` and `Liberation Mono` resolve to "Noto Sans Mono" "Regular" in fc-match, which is my default monospace font.

Asked by coolreader18 5 days ago

Firefox has problem signing-in my profile in a website

Hi. Since a couple of days I cannot sign-in in my amazon profile from Firefox: after I put my email, the page stay "thinking" and waving indefinitely the point up in the… (read more)

Hi. Since a couple of days I cannot sign-in in my amazon profile from Firefox: after I put my email, the page stay "thinking" and waving indefinitely the point up in the label (see pic). It never happened before. I've tried with other browsers and everything is alright, so it'd be for Firefox. I've tried all the basic standard solutions (to restart the system, refresh Firefox, update the system and antivirus etc.). I use windows 10 (64bits) with avast in a laptop ASUS, RAM 4MB, celeron 3. Please, check it: Firefox is my default browser. Thank you very much. Regards, Mikel.

Asked by miktore 5 days ago

Problem syncing android with windows

Hi, I have firefox in my pc and in android, both with the same account and it has been working fine until recently when I noticed that all my bookmarks, suggestions and h… (read more)

Hi,

I have firefox in my pc and in android, both with the same account and it has been working fine until recently when I noticed that all my bookmarks, suggestions and history disappeared from my pc. I checked if I have the last version, logged out and in again and tried forced syncing and nothing changes. Any idea why can this happen all of a sudden?

Asked by joeloyola01 5 days ago