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Firefox download location error

I have been facing this problem for quite sometimes. I have set the download location of Firefox browser to the Download folder of my laptop /home/inferni/Downloads. But … (read more)

I have been facing this problem for quite sometimes. I have set the download location of Firefox browser to the Download folder of my laptop /home/inferni/Downloads. But sometimes when I download any file the file gets downloaded to a different location of my laptop /tmp/mozilla_inferni0/<filename> . This gets really annoying when I have to work on the file and it is nowhere to be found in the download location of my laptop and then I have to open the browser and track the file via the download section.

I tried to reset the download location and even reinstalled the browser but of no use. Earlier I used to work on ubuntu 18.04 LTS and then I switched to Fedora 32 but still the problem persists.

Thank you!

Asked by Solomon 1 year ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Did I lose my saved bookmarks when I reset my password?

I've exported/imported firefox settings before (bookmarks, etc) but this time I didn't get a chance to export before my computer blew up. So when I logged on to Firefox … (read more)

I've exported/imported firefox settings before (bookmarks, etc) but this time I didn't get a chance to export before my computer blew up. So when I logged on to Firefox on my new computer, I didn't have my password. It forced me to reset my password....but then none of my bookmarks transferred over. I thought they would be tied to my login and I could still recover them without the files from my old hard drive. That doesn't seem right to me, what am I missing? How do I recover the bookmarks saved on my Firefox login? I had soooo many....

thanks in advance!

Asked by lisamrupert 1 year ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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can not sync

I can not sync. I click sync but nothing happens. I have a old mac and a new one. I want to sync because I want to bring over the settings from the old mac to the new o… (read more)

I can not sync. I click sync but nothing happens. I have a old mac and a new one. I want to sync because I want to bring over the settings from the old mac to the new one. I click sync but absolutely nothing happens.

How do I Begin by saving my current settings on my old Mac to the sync function so I can bring them over to the new Mac?

How do I bring over the info from "sync" to the new Mac? None of this is working for me. I need help please. thanks

Asked by dave206 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Need help how to get Firefox-settings back to original setting.

Hi: I have BY MISTAKE clicked the Option to change my Firefox present settings to default-settings: can anyone help me how to get back to my original Firefox-settings pl… (read more)

Hi: I have BY MISTAKE clicked the Option to change my Firefox present settings to default-settings: can anyone help me how to get back to my original Firefox-settings please ...? Many thanks.

Asked by thorsak 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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What is Firefox for Acer?

I just brought a new Acer laptop that came with Firefox preinstalled, but upon viewing the About window it said Firefox for Acer. What makes Firefox for Acer different th… (read more)

I just brought a new Acer laptop that came with Firefox preinstalled, but upon viewing the About window it said Firefox for Acer. What makes Firefox for Acer different than Firefox that is downloaded from the website. I noticed that the default homepage was MSN. What customisations does Acer bring to Firefox?

Asked by desbest 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How do I import the password file from Pale Moon?

I'm trying to move back to Firefox from Pale Moon. I've exported my logins/passwords file from Pale Moon, as an XML file. However, I cannot figure out how to import that … (read more)

I'm trying to move back to Firefox from Pale Moon. I've exported my logins/passwords file from Pale Moon, as an XML file. However, I cannot figure out how to import that data into Firefox - Import from another browser doesn't include Pale Moon, and I have no Import from a File option that I can find.

I also saved back the files key3.db and logins.json from Pale Moon, but I cannot find their locations in FFX, so I'm guessing it doesn't use those files any more?

Any help on how I can import my Pale Moon saved passwords to Firefox is appreciated!

Asked by jmc6shop 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Version 73 and up not compatible with W7

Version 78 is not compatible with W7 why do I have to go to filepuma to get an older version, v 72, that works? And remembers my passwords, allows me to see them so I can… (read more)

Version 78 is not compatible with W7 why do I have to go to filepuma to get an older version, v 72, that works? And remembers my passwords, allows me to see them so I can set up apps on my phone, allows me to use G Hangouts and many other sites.

Asked by wdhc 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Update Failure

I was asked by Firefox to update to the latest version. After installation and reboot it asks me again to download the latest version. It's as though the update install… (read more)

I was asked by Firefox to update to the latest version. After installation and reboot it asks me again to download the latest version. It's as though the update installation didn't update. Please advise

Asked by shafmc53 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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There is no indication of progress while a webpage is downloading. We only get an icon when the process is done.

There is no indication of progress while a webpage is downloading. I'm looking for something like the rotating hour glass, or a rotating circle of dots. Only when the … (read more)

There is no indication of progress while a webpage is downloading. I'm looking for something like the rotating hour glass, or a rotating circle of dots. Only when the process is done do we get the page's icon on the tab. As it is, I never know if my request to open a webpage is working or if the computer has locked up. It must have changed with the latest update because, although I can't remember exactly how Firefox previously indicated loading in progress, I instantly noticed the LACK of it as soon as I booted up the newest version.

Thank you.

Asked by back2ack 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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download files seem corrupt

Hi, Firefox desktop for win 10: Firefox works with this one exception... I downloaded two "self extracting" files from Nikon. When I double click on either or any file of… (read more)

Hi, Firefox desktop for win 10: Firefox works with this one exception... I downloaded two "self extracting" files from Nikon. When I double click on either or any file of this type using firefox, I get "some installation files are corrupt, please re-download" If I use Microsoft edge, the same files work, provided I select "unblock" in the files properties tab. (yes I do this for ff files too)

This did not happen months ago and I'm sure this is because Microsfot has changed something, which needs all browsers to adapt to. Thx

Asked by domlester 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago