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restore previous previous lost session

Is it possible to restore a lost session after another session was started? I relogged my PC then a firefox window opened (not my homepage) which i accidently closed. The… (read more)

Is it possible to restore a lost session after another session was started?

I relogged my PC then a firefox window opened (not my homepage) which i accidently closed. Then i opened firefox and it opened to my homepage. I clicked restore previous session but all that was there was the page i had just closed that i had not wanted.

I tried crashing firefox and opening previous session but still brings me to this session.

Is my only option to go through my history for last many months to open all these tabs I previosly had open in 2 pages?

Asked by bigsky888 1 day ago

Last reply by bigsky888 18 hours ago

Change icon images

Hi, my desktop are mostly the same Firefox images and it's hard to find the one i want. I right click the icon and in properties i found a few images i could use. Is ther… (read more)

Hi, my desktop are mostly the same Firefox images and it's hard to find the one i want. I right click the icon and in properties i found a few images i could use. Is there a simple way to change some of them. I looked online and you have to down loads something, it didn't look easy. I hope I don't have to leave Firefox just to change my icons. Steve

Asked by stardizz6 6 days ago

Last reply by stardizz6 5 days ago

Extracted svg figure is different with which show in orginal html file

I have a local HTML file which executes some js functions to draw svg figure. The browser rendered the HTML well, and then I extracted the svg conent from console using c… (read more)

I have a local HTML file which executes some js functions to draw svg figure. The browser rendered the HTML well, and then I extracted the svg conent from console using console.log(document.getElementsByTagName('svg')[0].outerHTML) and save as "t.svg". I found there was a slight difference between figure in "t.svg" and the orignal HMTL rendered by browser. But when I redid these in chrome and ms edge, the "t.svg" and the HTML were exactly same.

Asked by xiestcn 5 days ago

Last reply by xiestcn 4 days ago

Firefox keeps redirecting my localhost web page to another internet domain

I am a web developer who often writes websites on my own local computer. I use Apache web server, and using both the httpd.conf file and Windows' "hosts" file ( C:\Window… (read more)

I am a web developer who often writes websites on my own local computer. I use Apache web server, and using both the httpd.conf file and Windows' "hosts" file ( C:\Windows\System32\etc\hosts ) I can make an alias for 127.0.0.1, otherwise known as localhost. Because my name is greg, I can add a server name to my localhost, like http://greg/test.html.

This works pretty well, but sometimes when I add a new alias, like greg or gregory, Firefox doesn't pick up on it right away. I can go to http://greg/test.html in Chrome, and it goes to the local web page just fine. But if I try it in Firefox, it tries to redirect me to "http://www.greg.com". The usual fix is to go into Settings -> Privacy & Security -> Cookies and Site Data -> Clear Data -> Cached Web Content, then press CLEAR.

But this doesn't always work, and it seems like no matter what I clear, Firefox insists on not looking up my local server alias, but instead redirects me to https://www.greg.com.

How do I force Firefox to look for http://greg/ only on my local server?

Asked by gregory.george.lewis 4 days ago

Last reply by gregory.george.lewis 4 days ago

https-only mode is warning me against sites that are https

I have enabled https-only mode, but now Firefox is warning me against accessing various perfectly OK https sites, e.g. https://www.totalenergies.fr … (read more)

I have enabled https-only mode, but now Firefox is warning me against accessing various perfectly OK https sites, e.g. https://www.totalenergies.fr

Asked by BarbaraD 2 weeks ago

Last reply by BarbaraD 3 days ago

Getting URL of latest version of an extension

Greetings, I am a sysadmin working on an enterprise deployment of a Firefox extension, specifically this one: https://addons.mozilla.org/hr/firefox/addon/bitwarden-passwo… (read more)

Greetings,

I am a sysadmin working on an enterprise deployment of a Firefox extension, specifically this one: https://addons.mozilla.org/hr/firefox/addon/bitwarden-password-manager/

It's a password manager called BitWarden.

I am deploying the extension using the official Firefox ADMX templates, so far I configured most settings correctly. When I am deploying the extension to my users (I am using Microsoft Intune), I need to provide an URL from where the extension will be downloaded. I found that URL by copying the link from the 'Add to Firefox' button from the https://addons.mozilla.org/hr/firefox/addon/bitwarden-password-manager/ link.

I found the link to be: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/file/3843699

What I want to know is the following: 1. Will this link stay the same for all future BitWarden extension versions? 2. Is this something that changes when a new Bitwarden extension gets released or is this link static? 3. Is there perhaps a link which automatically redirects the download to the latest available version?

Some online guides say that a 'latest.xpi' string needs to be appended to the add-on's page (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/bitwarden-password-manager/ in this case), but I found that not to work. If I go to https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/bitwarden-password-manager/latest.xpi, it throws an "page not found" error.

Thank you in advance!

Best regards, Nemanja Simpraga

Asked by simpraga.nemanja 3 days ago

Last reply by simpraga.nemanja 2 days ago

menus very short

All the firefox menus are suddenly very short. Unable to take screen shot as when I try with the Snipping Tool, the menu disappears. Windows 10, Firefox version 93.0 (6… (read more)

All the firefox menus are suddenly very short. Unable to take screen shot as when I try with the Snipping Tool, the menu disappears. Windows 10, Firefox version 93.0 (64 bit)

Asked by jvosburgh15 2 days ago

Last reply by jvosburgh15 2 days ago

Firefox will not open after multiple reinstalls and deleting all data.

I had firefox on my computer a long time ago but uninstalled it. I reinstalled it and it will not open. I did a refresh and it would not work. I went through and deleted … (read more)

I had firefox on my computer a long time ago but uninstalled it. I reinstalled it and it will not open. I did a refresh and it would not work. I went through and deleted the following folders to no avail upon fresh install from https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/

Deleted folders: AppData/Local/Mozilla AppData/LocalLow/Mozilla AppData/Roaming/Mozilla Program Files/Mozilla Firefox ProgramData/Mozilla

Upon fresh installs trying to boot into safe mode results in a window briefly flashing in the taskbar and closing immediately. There's no message or anything asking if I want to boot it into safe mode. I don't care about keeping previous data for Firefox like profiles or bookmarks. I do not know what else to do.

Asked by vagemedal 1 day ago

Last reply by vagemedal 1 day ago

Secure Connection Failed on Google websites

Hi, I keep getting the "Secure Connection Failed" error message on Google websites (search engine, Gmail, Agenda, Meet, etc.). Usually I can first access the website fin… (read more)

Hi,

I keep getting the "Secure Connection Failed" error message on Google websites (search engine, Gmail, Agenda, Meet, etc.). Usually I can first access the website fine for while, but after a few minutes I get a "you're offline" popup and refreshing the page gives the error. Sometimes I get the error right away.

I've seen many others ask that question, and I've tried this: - enable/disable ocsp stapling - enable/disable HTTP3 - empty the cache

Some other facts : - There is no additional info on the error page (it's not one of the "SSL version unsupported" or "Add an exception" pages) - I'm on Windows, with the latest Firefox version (although this problem has been going on for a while) - The only antivirus is Windows Defender - I'm not behind a proxy or VPN - This happens at work, and at least 3 of my colleagues have the issue - It sometimes happens on non-Google websites, but very rarely - Firefox for Android works fine on my phone on the same WiFi network

I appreciate any help in resolving this, it's getting to the point where I have to use Chrome to work.

Cheers,

Asked by clement.masson 6 hours ago

Last reply by clement.masson 1 hour ago

None of my channels come up. Not even my home page. It’s just a blue line across the bottom of my screen.

Please help me bring up my home page for channels. I was downloading Amazon kids and it was loading so I left the room for about 10 minutes. I came back and the screensav… (read more)

Please help me bring up my home page for channels. I was downloading Amazon kids and it was loading so I left the room for about 10 minutes. I came back and the screensaver was so I clicked round button on remote. Nothing happened so I checked cables they seemed fine. So I turned off tv and on again and a blue line came up at the bottom of the screen.

Asked by t.vanek 8 hours ago

Last reply by t.vanek 8 hours ago

Cannot open dropdown menu in firefox (on mobile )

I've seen many post about not being able to open dropdown menu in firefox and i was unaware of this problem when creating new web page designs nevertheless, i am now expe… (read more)

I've seen many post about not being able to open dropdown menu in firefox and i was unaware of this problem when creating new web page designs nevertheless, i am now experiencing this problem myself on mobile

most post about not being able to open dropdown menu simply give advice on options i can take on my browser to make it work. But that does not help me as far as clients who come to view my site, meaning my concern is that he end viewer will not see or be able to use the dropdown menus

the dropdown menu does work on firefox on regular computer browser the problem is when viewing the page on mobile on firefox

so to be clear when viewing webpage on regular computer browser using firefox the dropdown menu works when viewing webpage on a mobile using firefox the dropdown menu DOES NOT work

so is there anything i can do as the designer of the webpage to fix my webpage so that it proper displays to the end client on their mobile phone?

here is the page https://www.spellswork7.com/spells.html

any help would be greatly appreciated thank you

Asked by spell7seo 6 hours ago

Last reply by spell7seo 5 hours ago

Print Bug

Print has been broken since the display interface changed recently. I have used FF to print placards composed using html, generally contained in tables. This almost alwa… (read more)

Print has been broken since the display interface changed recently.

I have used FF to print placards composed using html, generally contained in tables. This almost always requires "scaling" the page to fit the available space for the printed result.

With the new interface, when I change the scale from 100% (in this case to 120%) blocks of text disappear both on the preview screen and in the resulting printout.

When I do the same with the same html file using Chrome, the page and the resulting printout scale correctly.

Would like to be able to continue to do this using FF. Hope you can address this.

I assume that you know that the FF "submit feedback" is not usable... there is no way to login other than social media, and no apparent way to "submit feedback" by mere mortals.

Beverly Howard Bev@BevHoward.com

Asked by BevHoward 6 days ago

reverse direction of movement with middle mouse wheel click and drag

hello. currently, i click and hold the mouse wheel (aka middle button) and move the mouse towards me and the page moves downward. likewise, moving the mouse to my right … (read more)

hello. currently, i click and hold the mouse wheel (aka middle button) and move the mouse towards me and the page moves downward. likewise, moving the mouse to my right moves the page right.

also this happens when using firefox's built in pdf viewer.

is there a way to reverse these directions?

my goal would be to have similar action/movement when using the hand tool in acrobat or photoshop.

thanks

Asked by s.grue.9 6 days ago

Firefox window on a mac is cut

Hi, My Firefox window is cut, so that I can't use the option of 'full screen'. see the attached: pic1 is what appears on firefox, and pc2 is what should be seen. By not… (read more)

Hi, My Firefox window is cut, so that I can't use the option of 'full screen'. see the attached: pic1 is what appears on firefox, and pc2 is what should be seen. By not having the green dot, I can't open full screen.

please advise

beas regards

Ram

Asked by ramnoham 6 days ago

Multi-account Containers: tabs reset after reopening firefox

If I assign a certain site to a container and close and reopen Firefox, the site still loads but is not assigned to the container anymore. It only does when I set a site … (read more)

If I assign a certain site to a container and close and reopen Firefox, the site still loads but is not assigned to the container anymore. It only does when I set a site to always open in a specific container. Is it supposed work like this, or can I change this somehow? It is fairly inconvinient if I have to reassign every site to the right container every time I start Firefox. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Ruben Boelhouwer 6 days ago

scrolling with active pen

I have a dell active pen model PN579X and I am having trouble scrolling when I use your browser. When I use Microsoft Edge or Chrome it scrolls fine. Is there anything … (read more)

I have a dell active pen model PN579X and I am having trouble scrolling when I use your browser. When I use Microsoft Edge or Chrome it scrolls fine. Is there anything you recommend? Was there an update, or did something change in the past 5 days? Today is 10/17/21.

Asked by kahlukers 6 days ago

Creating Background Update Task

Hi to all! FF isn't creating an background update task in my environment. That's a pity! When I try to run the command: "C:\Program Files\Mozilla FireFox\firefox.exe" --M… (read more)

Hi to all!

FF isn't creating an background update task in my environment. That's a pity!

When I try to run the command:

"C:\Program Files\Mozilla FireFox\firefox.exe" --MOZ_LOG sync,prependheader,timestamp,append,maxsize:1,Dump:5 --MOZ_LOG_FILE C:\temp\backgroundupdate.moz_log --backgroundtask backgroundupdate

in an CMD it's also not working.

Has anyone an idea of ​​the reasons why?

KR

Asked by BF 5 days ago

Silent update

Hi, I'm using the latest Nightly on Windows 10. This Nightly was manually installed in a customized folder, so it works like a portable Nightly (you can copy/paste it to … (read more)

Hi,

I'm using the latest Nightly on Windows 10. This Nightly was manually installed in a customized folder, so it works like a portable Nightly (you can copy/paste it to another folder and it'll work). In fact, for test purposes I have several Nightlys manually installed in different customized folder, all working at the same time. No Nightly standard installation on this computer, so no Nightly installed at C:\Program Files, nor C:\Program Files (x86), nor C:\Users.

Please, I'm looking for a way where the update process is done silently, at least 3 times per day. By update process I mean: Check, Download, Apply/install updates and Restart (if needed)... silently and automatically (no human intervention)... at least 3 times per day. I need to be sure that every time a Nightly is launched ALWAYS is already automatically updated.

I googled the subject and I found very old articles, so I preferred to ignore them. However, it seems that recently Nightly started to use a new Mozilla Maintenance Service + Firefox Background Updates. But if I well understood, it only works if Nightly is closed/not in use, which is useless for my needs described above.

A very friendly developer helped me, and he wrote a java script which works perfectly for my needs. But I wonder if I can avoid external java scripts. I wonder if I can achieve same results just by using Nightly own resources. I wonder if I can use the new Mozilla Maintenance Service with a specific Windows task (or a batch file etc).

Any help will be much appreciated. Thank you in advance!

Asked by lepefe1 5 days ago

Firefox doesn't remember username, but remembers password

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox wi… (read more)

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox without WebEx there was addon which allowed to manipulate forms to prepare proper autocompletion data. This addon is not supported with WebEx anymore due to lack of proper functions. Instead Firefox Dev Team claims that mechanism built in current Firefox is enough for such tasks and mentioned addons are not needed. Seems it is wrong thinking.

I tried different approaches to save username for mentioned site but without success.

Asked by zygdresze1 5 days ago