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New Tab Pocket Settings Missing

I had accidentally refreshed my Firefox, and after adding back all my old data, I found that the pocket stories were missing form my new tab. I manged to fix this issue, … (read more)

I had accidentally refreshed my Firefox, and after adding back all my old data, I found that the pocket stories were missing form my new tab. I manged to fix this issue, but when I go into new tab settings to make it show more than 3 stories, there are no options for them. It just gives me options for search, top sites, highlights, and snippets. How do I get these settings back?

Asked by K00lman 4 months ago

Answered by K00lman 4 months ago

Constant unresponsive pages/scripts etc

I am constantly frustrated by unresponsive pages / script warnings etc using Firefox. This never used to happen on previous builds -- I am using the latest 86.0 -- but … (read more)

I am constantly frustrated by unresponsive pages / script warnings etc using Firefox. This never used to happen on previous builds -- I am using the latest 86.0 -- but these occur so often that I am about to say goodbye to Firefox. This does not happen when I am using Chrome and other browsers.

I have been through all of the suggested steps to deal with these unresponsive script/page issues, and none has worked.

Would appreciate any help on this, but as I say I am about to leave Firefox at this point for Chrome and other browsers.

Thanks in advance...

Asked by darobin 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 hours ago

in firefox document not opened, unsafe. if surched in google, opens and confirms safe document. https!!

why does firefox refuse to open because unsafe document etc, and when the same(within firefox) is entered into google surch, the respective page is available, can be open… (read more)

why does firefox refuse to open because unsafe document etc, and when the same(within firefox) is entered into google surch, the respective page is available, can be opened and confirms that it is a safe page. No problem to open in edge. The various tipps do not help. antivirus is F-secure. cleaning cookies and cache did not help either.

Asked by Paul.Schrader1 1 day ago

Last reply by Paul.Schrader1 1 day ago

Firefox is deleting my history on exit even though the setting isn't enabled

For some reason Firefox is deleting my browsing history every time I exit the browser. I do not have the setting enabled to 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is … (read more)

For some reason Firefox is deleting my browsing history every time I exit the browser. I do not have the setting enabled to 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed'.

This seems to have started happening since I told Firefox to 'forget' a couple of sites in my browsing history.

I do not have any external programmes such as antivirus that would delete the browsing history.

What could be causing this?

Asked by will.harrison1 1 day ago

Keyboard and mouse input delays with Firefox on Wayland

I tried Firefox 86.0 on ArchLinux with a KDE Plasma (Wayland) session. All Qt and GTK applications function normally. Firefox does not crash, but there is a noticable del… (read more)

I tried Firefox 86.0 on ArchLinux with a KDE Plasma (Wayland) session. All Qt and GTK applications function normally. Firefox does not crash, but there is a noticable delay while typing or interacting with the mouse. It seems the input is received but it is not rendered on the screen.

I used the profiler and uploaded a profiler session to help you investigate the problem.

Asked by Ashwin Vishnu 1 day ago

Windows 7 System Restore won’t complete because of Firefox Profile error

When I try Windows 7 System Restore, it won’t complete because of Firefox Profile error 'cavkhrwq.default'. I very seldom use System Restore, but this has happened twice … (read more)

When I try Windows 7 System Restore, it won’t complete because of Firefox Profile error 'cavkhrwq.default'. I very seldom use System Restore, but this has happened twice now..

Asked by urfy.t 1 day ago

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zbue1cim.default-release

Hi Can someone please help on my windows system under users\user\appdata\local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zbue1cim.default-release there is a directory Cache2 which on occa… (read more)

Hi Can someone please help on my windows system under users\user\appdata\local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\zbue1cim.default-release there is a directory Cache2 which on occasion has contained 12000 files of up to 1.3Gb which is often mostly fragmented What is this used for and how can I get rid of it as I cant for the life of me see why a browser should have so many data files

Asked by Christopher 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

Laptop crash

My laptop crashed hard. I obviously didn't get a backup of my bookmarks, password, etc. Where and what file name is my old bookmarks kept? I can get access to my old … (read more)

My laptop crashed hard. I obviously didn't get a backup of my bookmarks, password, etc. Where and what file name is my old bookmarks kept? I can get access to my old laptop data, but I am not sure exactly the path and filename I need to get. Thanks

Asked by maadams 1 day ago

POST requests between containers

Is there some way to pass POST data when navigating between containers? As someone who uses searX as their search engine, which uses POST requests to perform searches, it… (read more)

Is there some way to pass POST data when navigating between containers? As someone who uses searX as their search engine, which uses POST requests to perform searches, it is very inconvenient that I cannot make searches when the site that I'm searching from is in one container and the search engine I'm using is set to open in a different container, as the data containing my search request does not actually get passed.

Asked by TheCultLeader666 3 days ago

Last reply by TheCultLeader666 2 days ago

Second Window with same URL is going to background

behavior since 86.0 64Bit My website chat opens a second Firefox Window on PM Chat. When sending a message in PM Window the PM Window is going to Background if the same U… (read more)

behavior since 86.0 64Bit My website chat opens a second Firefox Window on PM Chat. When sending a message in PM Window the PM Window is going to Background if the same URL is shown in the Main Window. In case the Main Window shows another URL the second Window stays in Foreground. Greets Martin

Asked by maxmobil 6 days ago

Last reply by maxmobil 6 days ago

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firefox lagging due to high cpu usage

Hi all, I've been having problems with firefox lagging constantly. General browsing around feels laggy - and opening new tabs pretty much causes my computer to freeze for… (read more)

Hi all,

I've been having problems with firefox lagging constantly. General browsing around feels laggy - and opening new tabs pretty much causes my computer to freeze for a few seconds. During this time firefox causes the CPU to spike to 100% usage.

I've been using firefox for years on this computer with no issues. Hardware is pretty good (i7 5820k, 64GB of ram and an SSD).

So far I have tried:

  • Running in safe mode
  • Using a different profile
  • Downgrading to an older firefox
  • Changing allowed CPU cores from 8, to 4
  • Updated graphic card drivers to latest version

None of these work, and I'm getting a bit tired of the constant slow downs. Chrome works flawlessly, as does all my other software...

Any ideas?

Thanks!

Asked by agouranga 5 months ago

Answered by agouranga 5 months ago

Change the end of the name of files that have the same file name

I save lots of files that have the same file names, for eg. file.zip file(1).zip file(2).zip ... I want to change that to file.zip file-1.zip file-2.zip Thanks for your … (read more)

I save lots of files that have the same file names, for eg.

file.zip file(1).zip file(2).zip ...

I want to change that to

file.zip file-1.zip file-2.zip

Thanks for your help

Asked by Elroy Fernandes 1 week ago

Last reply by Elroy Fernandes 6 days ago

Firefox changing Input fields based on windows colors

Hello! I am using firefox Developer Edition, And firefox is changing many things based on my windows colors. 1. Input fields 2. Selected text 3. the slidebar Can i disab… (read more)

Hello! I am using firefox Developer Edition, And firefox is changing many things based on my windows colors. 1. Input fields 2. Selected text 3. the slidebar Can i disable this option?

Asked by ryandaphpdev 1 week ago

Last reply by ryandaphpdev 6 days ago

How to clean urlbar? (from extension)

I want to create extension which will clear the urlbar after visiting some sites (for personal use). I predicted to use Window.location API, and write blank string, but … (read more)

I want to create extension which will clear the urlbar after visiting some sites (for personal use). I predicted to use Window.location API, and write blank string, but it's read-only. What API's i should use for it?

Asked by spellman395 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

How to stop Firefox suggesting "Search with Google" or "Search with Amazon"

Previously discussed here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1311003. Toggling browser.urlbar.update2 = true used to fix it, but no longer works. I'm using 86.0… (read more)

Previously discussed here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1311003. Toggling browser.urlbar.update2 = true used to fix it, but no longer works.

I'm using 86.0b9 (64-bit) with both an address bar and search bar. Recently, if I type a g into the address bar the second suggestion is "search with google directly from the address bar. Typing an a does the same thing for amazon, w for wikipedia, etc. Search suggestions are turned off. Top sites are unchecked in the address bar settings. All Firefox home content is unchecked in settings.

Is it possible to remove these "search with" suggestions from the address bar drop down? Thanks.

Asked by cewinter 1 week ago

Last reply by cewinter 1 week ago