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Problem with synchronization

Hello, I have a problem with synchronization. I installed Firefox on the new system and logged in to Firefox Sync, it does not restore my data. My system windows 10 end F… (read more)

Hello, I have a problem with synchronization. I installed Firefox on the new system and logged in to Firefox Sync, it does not restore my data. My system windows 10 end Firefox 78.0b3.

Thanks Greetings

Asked by p.grzegorczykzp 5 months ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 5 months ago

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I can't open my web page with firefox with the other browsers if

Please, I would like to know why my web page is not only visible in firefox in other browsers if it does. Something I have seen is that the code is present but is not dis… (read more)

Please, I would like to know why my web page is not only visible in firefox in other browsers if it does. Something I have seen is that the code is present but is not displayed. My page is www.sividev.com and I only see an error in the console that does not appear in other browsers Uncaught TypeError: this.scrollPosMouse is not a function

   init https://www.sividev.com/wp-content/themes/salient/js/init.js?ver=12.1.0:137
   <anonymous> https://www.sividev.com/wp-content/themes/salient/js/init.js?ver=12.1.0:17596
   jQuery 8.

This page uses the non-standard "zoom" property. Consider using calc () in the relevant property values, or using "transform" together with "transform-origin: 0 0".

Asked by ehsv1988 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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Using Mozilla.cfg to focus a custom new tab page

Hi everyone, I am having trouble getting my custom new tab page to be focused when opened (instead of the address bar). I am currently using the `autoconfig.js` + `mozill… (read more)

Hi everyone,

I am having trouble getting my custom new tab page to be focused when opened (instead of the address bar).

I am currently using the `autoconfig.js` + `mozilla.cfg` approach to overriding the `AboutNewTab.jsm` service with a custom local file. This is working great with the two files containing this code:

autoconfig.js: ``` pref("general.config.filename", "mozilla.cfg"); pref("general.config.obscure_value", 0); ```

mozilla.cfg: ``` // Custom firefox config

let { classes:Cc, interfaces:Ci, utils:Cu } = Components;

try {

 Cu.import("resource:///modules/AboutNewTab.jsm");
 let newTabURL = "file:///home/vallode/Documents/test/index.html";
 AboutNewTab.newTabURL = newTabURL;

} catch(e) { Cu.reportError(e); } ```

I have been attempting to use the `gBrowser` global to add an event listener to the new tab opening, but with no success. Could anyone point me in the right direction for something like this?

Asked by Vallode 5 months ago

Answered by Vallode 4 months ago

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Firefox sync is not syncing bookmarks to a new device

I purchased a new device, but the bookmarks are not syncing like it has on prior devices. I have confirmed all setting are exactly as they were previously. No matter what… (read more)

I purchased a new device, but the bookmarks are not syncing like it has on prior devices. I have confirmed all setting are exactly as they were previously. No matter what I try, I can't get my bookmarks to join me on my new device. Is this a known bug?

Asked by mk 5 months ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 5 months ago

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Firefox tabs hanging after 78.0.1 update

Just updated to version 78.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows 10 and now my tabs will NOT load/hanging, even after several restarts. PLEASE FIX THIS ASAP, I have work to do!!! … (read more)

Just updated to version 78.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows 10 and now my tabs will NOT load/hanging, even after several restarts. PLEASE FIX THIS ASAP, I have work to do!!!

Asked by cinfulgalaxy 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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https://railstream.net/live-cameras/item/mini-cams does not work

This site is behind a paywall. While I am able to login to the main site, the subsite listed in the subject does not work properly. It did work properly with FF many vers… (read more)

This site is behind a paywall. While I am able to login to the main site, the subsite listed in the subject does not work properly. It did work properly with FF many versions of FF ago. It does work with MS Edge. Thoughts?

Asked by kaplang1 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Search history showing in address bar even though it is turned off

When I start typing in the beginning of something I searched in the past, the address bar shows past searches (as seen in the picture), even though I turned off Browsing … (read more)

When I start typing in the beginning of something I searched in the past, the address bar shows past searches (as seen in the picture), even though I turned off Browsing History under the Privacy and Security tab under Options. Does anyone know how to stop this?

Asked by vENSiDge5 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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Latest FF Update Failed to Import Bookmarks and PW

Hello, The latest and greatest FF update did not import my FF bookmarks and saved PW. I followed all instructions on FF troubleshooting and forums and nothing seems to re… (read more)

Hello,

The latest and greatest FF update did not import my FF bookmarks and saved PW. I followed all instructions on FF troubleshooting and forums and nothing seems to restore my data. I have a old FF data, but it's stating nothing has been backed up since 2018, however I've used FF daily. Any suggestions? Thank you in advance!

Asked by sr.selvin 5 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 4 months ago

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Why are settings for routinely deleting cookies in two different areas of settings?

In Firefox>Privacy and Security, there are two very similar looking settings regarding routine cookie destruction: Cookies and Site Data>check Delete cookies and si… (read more)

In Firefox>Privacy and Security, there are two very similar looking settings regarding routine cookie destruction:

Cookies and Site Data>check Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed. Manage Permissions [A site list with Block, Allow, Allow for Session]

History>Firefox will Use custom settings for History>Clear history when Firefox closes. Settings: check Cookies

My current understanding is that Cookies and Site Data potentially provides exclusions from the cookie carnage, whereas the History setting per above would delete all cookies. Is this correct as far as it goes? What I keep wondering is why the topic of cookie destruction when closing cannot be handled in one area of the Settings layout, instead of in two different areas.

Asked by Quenchoo 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Can't remove sites from the drop-down address bar after latest update.

The drop-down menu for the address bar on my computer now has little pin images over the icons. I used to have 10 sites listed, but now there's just 8, and a couple of th… (read more)

The drop-down menu for the address bar on my computer now has little pin images over the icons. I used to have 10 sites listed, but now there's just 8, and a couple of them are sites I don't use anymore, but I can't remove them; I highlight them and hit Shift-Delete, but they won't go away! I don't know what the new update did, but I want this fixed.

Asked by RD 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Unable to sign into Microsofoft account, using Firefox, (I'm signed in) on my husbands Windows 10 home computer, a Dell Inspirion

I get this error when I try to sign into my microsoft account on Firefox: AADSTS50196: The server terminated an operation because it encountered a client request loop. I… (read more)

I get this error when I try to sign into my microsoft account on Firefox: AADSTS50196: The server terminated an operation because it encountered a client request loop. I am using my home computer which is updated to Windows 10

Asked by PAT 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Separate search engine for private mode missing, no option to search selected text in private mode

In firefox 77 I could choose different search engine for example duckduckgo as default search engine in private mode. In 78.0.1 this setting is missing, no way to search … (read more)

In firefox 77 I could choose different search engine for example duckduckgo as default search engine in private mode. In 78.0.1 this setting is missing, no way to search selected text privately or set different search engine for private mode. Only workaround is to go to about:config and enable "browser.search.separatePrivateDefault.ui.enabled". This fixes both problems. Is this still in beta and not officially available or are my settings wrong?

Asked by Piterk 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Notifications Not Working

Hello. I'm using a brand-new installation of Firefox 78.0.1 on a freshly installed copy of Windows 10 Pro. The only way I can get Firefox to display any notifications i… (read more)

Hello. I'm using a brand-new installation of Firefox 78.0.1 on a freshly installed copy of Windows 10 Pro. The only way I can get Firefox to display any notifications is by having alerts.useSystemBackend set to true. While this is set to false, notifications will not work. If I use this site to test them, it just says, 'queued for display', followed immediately by 'closed'. I've also tried creating a new profile and testing it again with no success. All sites were granted notification permissions in each case.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by dojima 4 months ago

Answered by dojima 3 months ago

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Use system viewer for downloaded PDFs, use Firefox's built-in viewer for all others

Firefox version: 78.0.1 Firefox recently changed the behaviour when clicking on downloaded PDFs in the Firefox Downloads panel. While all other downloaded files are opene… (read more)

Firefox version: 78.0.1

Firefox recently changed the behaviour when clicking on downloaded PDFs in the Firefox Downloads panel. While all other downloaded files are opened with the system default program when clicking on them, PDFs are opened with the built-in Firefox viewer.

This is counter intuitive. If Firefox is the system default PDF viewer, this separate treatment of PDFs is not necessary (the system default redirects back to Firefox). If Firefox is not the system default PDF viewer, users need to take extra steps to open a PDF in the system viewer (open the folder, click on the file; also documented [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/view-pdf-files-firefox-or-choose-ano...]). Therefore, this change creates no benefit for those who use Firefox as the system default PDF viewer, while reducing usability for those who use a different system PDF viewer (e.g., Acrobat).

Example use case:

  • Browse to a PDF URL: use the Firefox built-in viewer, because it is fast and convenient. A more sophisticated viewer is not necessary because the document is only viewed, not edited.
  • Download a PDF: use the system default viewer (e.g., Acrobat), for example for annotation.

It seems clear that this change has reduced usability for no functional improvement, while the common combined use case of Firefox for PDF URLs and professional readers (e.g., Acrobat) for downloaded PDFs has become more difficult.

Asked by pcornelius 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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FF 78.0.1 Can't get tabs on bottom to work - despite fact that .css file is working on another computer

Hi all, I just got a new laptop and am trying to get FF the way I like it. This new laptop is W10, and the FF version is 78.0.1. My old laptop (W7) also has FF 78.0.1. … (read more)

Hi all, I just got a new laptop and am trying to get FF the way I like it. This new laptop is W10, and the FF version is 78.0.1.

My old laptop (W7) also has FF 78.0.1.

I created a Chrome folder and a userChrome.css file in my new computer. I copied and pasted the "tabs on bottom" code I have been using on my W7 computer into the new file on my new computer and it is not working.

I have looked all over the web for several hours now and have tried several different versions of the code, tried turning the "legacy toolkit" line (in about:config) on and off and nothing has worked. I also can't find any information on why this code would work in W7 but not W10.

Does anyone have any thoughts?

Asked by CatsinQ 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 months ago