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I made the mistake to sign into my Firefox account at work and all my personal bookmarks got replaced by my work bookmarks. now when i sign in into my account at my house… (read more)

I made the mistake to sign into my Firefox account at work and all my personal bookmarks got replaced by my work bookmarks. now when i sign in into my account at my house, i can only see my work bookmarks. how do i recover my personal bookmarks? thank you

Asked by faby_med 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Browsing on local development URLs derives on "Unable to connect"

Hi there, I'm using my PC for local web development. I use Firefox as my regular browser and recently, in order to distinguish between personal time and development time… (read more)

Hi there,

I'm using my PC for local web development. I use Firefox as my regular browser and recently, in order to distinguish between personal time and development time, I've established a new profile just for development purposes.

The local website I can't reach is "site.local.dev". My OS is Ubuntu 20.04 and that URL points to a local IP on my network (resolved via /etc/hosts file on my PC).

Funny thing is that: - In dev-profile: site.local.dev does not work => "Unable to connect" and the URL bar shows https://site.local.dev even if I force it to http:// - In personal-profile: site.local.dev does work :P

I have tried with CLI tools like "wget", "hosts", "ping", "telnet" and so on and the site loads ok. Even I have used Dillo (damn simple web browser) and the site loads ok also.

Things I've tried so far: - Suggestions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can - Suggestions at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1011327 (similar issue, not exactly the same).

It must be a silly thing but I'm out of options now. Perhaps anybody has faced to this situation in the past: any suggestion on this issue?.

Thanks in advance, Ibon.

Asked by Ibon Castilla Varela 2 years ago

Answered by Ibon Castilla Varela 1 year ago

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Google is changing the default search engine

I had Duck Duck Go set as the default search engine. Recently every time I turn on the computer Google is the default search engine. The OS is Ubuntu 20.04.3. I unchecked… (read more)

I had Duck Duck Go set as the default search engine. Recently every time I turn on the computer Google is the default search engine. The OS is Ubuntu 20.04.3. I unchecked Google as a search engine. Do I need to delete any files that say Meta or take some other action? Thanks for your help.

Asked by raquelweir 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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I need the search box in the middle of the page. This change is very hard for older computer users.

I need the search box in the middle of the page. This change is very hard for older computer users. Is there a way to change this search box back to mid page? … (read more)

I need the search box in the middle of the page. This change is very hard for older computer users. Is there a way to change this search box back to mid page?

Asked by r.krauth 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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2 internet Service providers

I had a service provider in Montreal Quebec citenet.net , My firefoxe account was with them , I would like to move my account using my google email on an other internet s… (read more)

I had a service provider in Montreal Quebec citenet.net , My firefoxe account was with them , I would like to move my account using my google email on an other internet service provider in ste-Marguerite du Lac Masson Quebec how can I do that ?

Asked by Georges 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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The page isn’t redirecting properly

All of a sudden I can no longer access a website that I have visited a million times before. I get an error message stating... The page isn’t redirecting properly Fir… (read more)

All of a sudden I can no longer access a website that I have visited a million times before. I get an error message stating...

The page isn’t redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

I have cleared cookies/cache and all that achieves is that I can get to the website's log in page but then straight back to the same error message. I'm so frustrated as this is a website I need to access for my work.

I can get to it no problem on my phone so it appears to be a Firefox issue. I don't want to use another browser as I get on well with firefox but I fear I may have to as this is too important a website to be without.

Any help would be appreciated - thank you, Nat

Asked by natbamforth 2 years ago

Last reply by Merlin1951 1 year ago

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Firefox often jums to a Search screen when I press Enter

Hi, from time to time I encounter an annoying problem: when I'm typing a website in the address bar and hit Enter, FF opens "about:preferences#search" page. I don't under… (read more)

Hi, from time to time I encounter an annoying problem: when I'm typing a website in the address bar and hit Enter, FF opens "about:preferences#search" page. I don't understand why? Please help. Thank you!

Asked by grumagargler 1 year ago

Last reply by grumagargler 1 year ago

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Dowmload of Firefox update failed. The problem seems to be with not having recorded a new administrator. Can you help?

At 93, I need extra help. I lke and have used Firefox as my default browser fo a long time. Accepting your uopdate has caused problems for me. I will arrange a house call… (read more)

At 93, I need extra help. I lke and have used Firefox as my default browser fo a long time. Accepting your uopdate has caused problems for me. I will arrange a house call for technical repair, but hevwill need some help. I am thinking that it is probably best to delete the Firefox programming and download again.

Asked by grnbrven 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox crashing all the time

Why is your browser Firefox crashing all the time? And in earlier versions of the browser this was not observed. How can you go back to an earlier working version of your… (read more)

Why is your browser Firefox crashing all the time? And in earlier versions of the browser this was not observed. How can you go back to an earlier working version of your program?

Asked by shakyuron 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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How do you format the download destination path?

Say, for example, I want the download path to be "MyDownloadDirectory/%yyyy/%yyyy.%mm" which means "Change the download path every month to a folder named after the curre… (read more)

Say, for example, I want the download path to be "MyDownloadDirectory/%yyyy/%yyyy.%mm" which means "Change the download path every month to a folder named after the current year and the current month inside a folder named after the current year".

Many non-browser applications allow me to do this, but for some reason browsers generally don't have that option. I was thinking that there was a way to do this in Firefox.

What is a way to do this? If it's not possible in vanilla Firefox, is there an extension available for this?

Asked by mister.gt771 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago