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Loss of and inability to access and restore bookmarks and history system

Hello, I'm using Firefox 92.0.1 for Mac OS (10.12.6). Upon restarting my computer, my bookmarks were lost. First, it was stated that "The bookmark and history system will… (read more)

Hello, I'm using Firefox 92.0.1 for Mac OS (10.12.6). Upon restarting my computer, my bookmarks were lost. First, it was stated that "The bookmark and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software may cause this problem." When I tried to restore the old bookmarks, it there was a list from which I could select, but every choice resulted in an "unable to process the backup file" response. Upon restarting my computer and reinstalling Firefox, It now said "for quick access, place bookmarks here on the bookmarks toolbar." That said, it won't let me do so.

I've tried the other recommendations offered through support for restoring bookmarks (though, admittedly, many were outdated, referencing links circa 2016), and have had no luck so far. If the worst case scenario is that the old bookmarks can't be accessed, is there at least a way to reestablish the bookmark and history system and start anew?

Thanks in advance. (Attached below are examples of the error message.

Asked by r.sharpe3 1 hour ago

Home Page Shortcuts - Custom image not displaying

I am trying to organize my homepage tiles with shortcuts to the sites I frequent most. Some sites have their logo automatically appear in the tiles, for other websites it… (read more)

I am trying to organize my homepage tiles with shortcuts to the sites I frequent most.

Some sites have their logo automatically appear in the tiles, for other websites it does not.

For those that the logo does not appear automatically, I edit the tile and select "Use a custom image"

Upon entering the URL, the image appears in the preview, but once I save, the tiles appears blank (just a white square).

Any suggestions on what I can do? Ive tried various images for various tiles - it appears as soon as I try to add a custom one it goes blank (see screen shot as example)

Asked by Mlavigne 3 hours ago

AutoFill Not Working

Firefox 92.0 - Mac OS 10.14.6 Ongoing issue with AutoFill data appearing, but when selected, the data does not stay. The fields all empty. Seen across vigilant sites … (read more)

Firefox 92.0 - Mac OS 10.14.6

Ongoing issue with AutoFill data appearing, but when selected, the data does not stay. The fields all empty.

Seen across vigilant sites - Banks, etc. and non-vigilant such as user forums.

Was working in the past. 1 year ago.

Thanks for any insights.

Asked by info6127 6 hours ago

Automatically fill in your address on web forms

Although I am in US I couldn't find the "automatically fill in form and address" option in my Firefox. Because of this I am forced to use Chrome. Please help me with issu… (read more)

Although I am in US I couldn't find the "automatically fill in form and address" option in my Firefox. Because of this I am forced to use Chrome.

Please help me with issue.

Asked by Kumar Adabala 17 hours ago

Firefox 92 on Mac broke some things

When the BBC news https://www.bbc.com/news website initially loads it looks fine but then after two seconds it resizes and enlarges graphics and messes up the page. Also,… (read more)

When the BBC news https://www.bbc.com/news website initially loads it looks fine but then after two seconds it resizes and enlarges graphics and messes up the page.

Also, Prime Video no longer plays anything without getting an error message (We're experiencing a problem playing this video. For assistance, please go to www.primevideo.com/help.)

I have turned off all script and adblocking and it still happens. It all started with Firefox 92.

Neither of these things happen in Safari and the update to FF 92.0.1 did not fix it.

Asked by slim2none 1 day ago

Cannot enable/disable themes

Clicking "Enable" in the "Manage Your Themes" area seems to do nothing. I've tried clicking both buttons in the screenshot shown below and nothing happens at all. If I … (read more)

Clicking "Enable" in the "Manage Your Themes" area seems to do nothing. I've tried clicking both buttons in the screenshot shown below and nothing happens at all. If I click the theme itself it takes me to another screen where the "Enable" button is also broken.

What could be causing this?  How can I change to Dark theme?

Asked by billynoah 2 weeks ago

Sharing only 1 "entire screen" on a dual-screen setup.

I'm using Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04.3, at a dual-monitor setup. My problem is that in a Google Meet or Rocket Chat call, I can't present only one of my screens. My options … (read more)

I'm using Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04.3, at a dual-monitor setup. My problem is that in a Google Meet or Rocket Chat call, I can't present only one of my screens. My options are or to share a specific window, not practical because most of the time I need more than 1 window, or "screen" but it always presents both of my screens. ( not practical at all) Is there any solution regarding this issue?

Asked by AonDuine 2 days ago

Transform / Rotate on hover & active/select

I have managed to transform / rotate almost all of my various buttons, bookmark folder icons & site favicons and also other icons like in the appmenu and the locatio… (read more)

I have managed to transform / rotate almost all of my various buttons, bookmark folder icons & site favicons and also other icons like in the appmenu and the locationbar/ac_popup pane various search favicons along the bottom of that panel. (see below code)

However I have been unable to achieve the same with the follow areas: - bookmark/history sidebar. - menubar History and Bookmarks drop down menus & submenus. - locationbar/ac_popup panel site favicons


/*************************/ /* ROTATE ICONS ON HOVER */ /*************************/

/*rotate icons on hover*/

  1. nav-bar toolbarbutton:hover > .toolbarbutton-badge-stack,

checkbox:hover > .checkbox-check, menuitem:hover > hbox > .menu-iconic-icon, toolbarbutton:hover > image, button:hover > .button-box > .button-icon {

 transform: rotate(30deg) !important;
 -moz-transform: rotate(30deg) !important;

}

/*rotate icons on active (clicked)*/

  1. nav-bar toolbarbutton:active > .toolbarbutton-badge-stack,

checkbox:active > .checkbox-check, menuitem:active > hbox > .menu-iconic-icon, toolbarbutton:active > .toolbarbutton-icon, button:active > .button-box > .button-icon {

 transform: rotate(75deg) !important;
 -moz-transform: rotate(75deg) !important;

}

/*if it doesn't have this then the icons get swapped to the other side on hover*/

  1. nav-bar toolbarbutton > .toolbarbutton-badge-stack,

checkbox > .checkbox-check, menuitem > hbox > .menu-iconic-icon, toolbarbutton > .toolbarbutton-icon, button > .button-box > .button-icon {

 transform: rotate(0) !important;
 -moz-transform: rotate(0) !important;

}

Asked by FineWine 3 days ago

the browser with lock said amazon certificant with restrictions for a child when I clicker help browser console

1 please someone clarify why there was a child profile linked to my amazon profile .I discovered this when i purchased a book today which I deleted it on my amazon acc… (read more)

  1. 1 please someone clarify why there was a child profile linked to my amazon profile .I discovered this when i purchased a book today which I deleted it on my amazon account page .
  2. 2 when I am on my only fan account , how can I fix the page to open up so it not all condensed the page only open up if i click on a specifc creator that i subscribe to . my feed on the home page seems off ..?

thank you so much . I am not in a rush for response , i just would like to be on website and enjoy the experience and browse with legit safe guards

Asked by A 3 days ago

chosen primary password not working anymore...

A week ago I started using a primary password for FF. I learned it by heart, also copied it to my iPhone in a safe notation (I have access to the notation using my finger… (read more)

A week ago I started using a primary password for FF. I learned it by heart, also copied it to my iPhone in a safe notation (I have access to the notation using my finger print). It worked just fine for the first days. Today I tried to use the primary password again, in order to enter a website, but somehow FF denies me entrance, again and again. No spelling issues or missing characters, because I copy the primary password from my iPhone notation and paste it into the primary password field on my Mac. In FF Lockwise (on my iPhone) I can also still see my primary FF password, which is exactly the same. Typing it down character by character doesn’t solve the problem, nor does restarting FF. Caps lock is off. No issues with my keyboard. In my privacy and security setting I cannot to stop FF from asking my primary password, because (of course also there) it won’t recognize the primary password I enter...

There is no one who knows about my primary password nor has anyone access to my computer or iPhone. So there is no way I could explain somebody to have been able to change my primary password. Could anybody please explain to me what might be going on? Did other people experience the same issue? What steps should I take to try to solve it?

And I surely wish not to need to reset my primary password, because I will lose all my saved passwords from FF... Happily I still have access to FF Lockwise on my iPhone (using my finger print). So I could still copy each password and save it somewhere else. But that would mean quite a lot of work. Besides of that I don’t trust it to work better next time I set up a primary FF password…

I hope I explained my problem well enough. Thanks in advance for trying to help me out!

Asked by Eran FF sync 1 week ago

Last reply by Eran FF sync 4 days ago

Firefox Not Saving My Username and Password

Hi, I'm hoping someone can help me. I'm unable to save my username and passwords. I read that it could be that I had upgraded to a new version of Firefox. Apparently, I h… (read more)

Hi, I'm hoping someone can help me. I'm unable to save my username and passwords. I read that it could be that I had upgraded to a new version of Firefox. Apparently, I had previously downloaded Firefox a while ago and just recently reinstalled it. I guess it remembered. I check marked all the password settings and it still won't save at all. It said that I should downgrade to a previous version 68. Then, it asked which browser and that's where I'm stuck.

Can someone please help?

Thank you!

Asked by Hypergirl 5 days ago

Pinned tabs disappeared!

In one of my windows, 9 out of 10 pinned tabs have been lost and replaced with "new tab" (which are all empty, of course). The only unusual thing I can remember was using… (read more)

In one of my windows, 9 out of 10 pinned tabs have been lost and replaced with "new tab" (which are all empty, of course).

The only unusual thing I can remember was using a private window a few days ago (a feature that I had never used before). Is this the cause of this bug???

Thanks.

Asked by Michel.Lukawecki 5 days ago

Gmail shortcuts not ignored in search bar

I'm a gmail user and use its keyboard shortcuts extensively. The problem I've had in Firefox (but not Chrome) is that 2-3 times per day, when I'm typing in gmail's search… (read more)

I'm a gmail user and use its keyboard shortcuts extensively. The problem I've had in Firefox (but not Chrome) is that 2-3 times per day, when I'm typing in gmail's search bar, the shortcut handling code kicks in.

Here's a more detailed example:

  1. I hit `/` to go to the search bar
  2. I want to search for "peach", so I start typing that
  3. When I type the second letter, `e`, gmail recognizes that as the shortcut to archive the current message.

If I reload the gmail tab, it'll start working again.

I'm on MacOS. I've got five add-ons installed which have permissions on gmail (see attached image), but none strike me as the type which would affect javascript keyboard event handling. The most likely would be LastPass or uBlock origin.

Has anybody else encountered this? Found a solution?

Has anybody ele

Asked by dharris3 6 days ago

how to print as usual

Hi community. Recently, I bought a new computer. It's an M1 Mac. Trouble has occurred for the upgrade from Intel mac. When I print PDF with Firefox, it prints at an reall… (read more)

Hi community.

Recently, I bought a new computer. It's an M1 Mac. Trouble has occurred for the upgrade from Intel mac.

When I print PDF with Firefox, it prints at an really low resolution. but, print with Safari can print as usual.

How can I print normally? Do you have any knowledge on the matter.

Many thanks,

Asked by pok.goro 6 days ago