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In Linux Firefox doesn't read/write password from Window profile

I moved a Firefox profile created in Windows inside Linux Mint 19 and firefox can't read/write password anymore. The version of Firefox is 66.0.2. In the past this operat… (read more)

I moved a Firefox profile created in Windows inside Linux Mint 19 and firefox can't read/write password anymore.

The version of Firefox is 66.0.2.

In the past this operation has always worked without issues.

The format of the files key4.db and login.json are OS specific? Are there other files i should be aware of?

Asked by puzzone 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to get multi-row bookmarks bar?

For years I've used a userchrome script to show multiple rows of bookmarks, but it no longer works in Firefox 66! Does anyone know what's gone wrong, or a way this can be… (read more)

For years I've used a userchrome script to show multiple rows of bookmarks, but it no longer works in Firefox 66!

Does anyone know what's gone wrong, or a way this can be fixed?

I cannot function without multi-row bookmarks! I have over 25,000 bookmarks, all neatly organized into folders across five rows of bookmarks. there's no way I could cram all those categories into one single, solitary row.

It's a shame that Firefox has never seriously supported the bookmark bar. It's always been buggy, ugly, cumbersome to use, and never felt very "solid". The menu also has a tendency to disappear, making it hard to organize and drag bookmarks and folders around.

Asked by MartyJames 1 year ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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I'm unable to change menu language

The main "Firefox" menu is in Japanese, but all the rest of the menus (File, Edit, View, History, etc.) are in English. How can I change the "Firefox" menu's language ba… (read more)

The main "Firefox" menu is in Japanese, but all the rest of the menus (File, Edit, View, History, etc.) are in English.

How can I change the "Firefox" menu's language back to English? I've already tried it in settings.

I am unable to attach screenshots for an unknown reason so will instead link them here:

https://take.ms/K86Jh

https://take.ms/IhA2L

https://take.ms/5qMoL

MacOS 10.14.4 FF Quantum 66.0.3 (64-bit)

Asked by mgibson323 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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"Échec du téléchargement. Veuillez vérifier votre connexion."

Les plugins ont disparu et il est impossible de reinstaller des plugins. J'ai reinstallé Firefox, sans succès. Lors de la tentative d'installation de n'umporte quel plugi… (read more)

Les plugins ont disparu et il est impossible de reinstaller des plugins. J'ai reinstallé Firefox, sans succès. Lors de la tentative d'installation de n'umporte quel plugin le message d'échec de téléchargement s'affiche. Les plugins ont aussi disparu sur le deuxième pc. Plugins comme Ghostery, Ublock, Fsecure, Duckduckgo.

Asked by Saleve 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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can i restore my bookmarks on a new hard drive?

My computer's hard drive had to be replaced, and I lost my favorites. I didn't back them up to a folder. Is there any way I can recover them? If this is a stupid questi… (read more)

My computer's hard drive had to be replaced, and I lost my favorites. I didn't back them up to a folder. Is there any way I can recover them? If this is a stupid question, I apologize. I know nothing about computers (bought mine used).

Asked by ikallicrates 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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I'm reporting a bug in the current Firefox version April 17. The bookmarks star disappeared from top toolbar, also can't add bookmarks star in Customize page..

The previous update of Firefox was working perfectly. New update has lost the bookmarks star I had placed in the top toolbar. In Settings > Customize page I am unable … (read more)

The previous update of Firefox was working perfectly. New update has lost the bookmarks star I had placed in the top toolbar. In Settings > Customize page I am unable to add the star to the toolbar. I dragged the star to the top area, then the star disappeared... Poof! Bookmarks STAR button has been in my toolbar until yesterday, gone today.

All I really need is a [Show all bookmarks] button in the top menu. Should it not be there permanently?

In the Library button there is no option to open ALL BOOKMARKS. There is only Bookmarks > Bookmark this page, or Bookmarking Tools, or Search Bookmarks.

In Bookmarking Tools there is an option to VIEW BOOKMARKS SIDEBAR, but that takes up screen space, which is already small enough.

Asked by Greycatz 1 year ago

Answered by Greycatz 1 year ago

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Firefox 66 still auto-plays videos

I'm on Linux, and updated to Firefox 66 yesterday. I was looking forward to the new feature that disallows websites auto-playing videos. But I found that it's not the cas… (read more)

I'm on Linux, and updated to Firefox 66 yesterday. I was looking forward to the new feature that disallows websites auto-playing videos. But I found that it's not the case. For example, https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-19/how-an-extra-man-in-cockpit-saved-a-737-max-that-later-crashed still starts playing the video automatically. This is just one of the many I've tried so far.

Am I missing any settings? There was none I could find having done a quick search on the preference page.

Asked by Jeenu 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Restore previous session though unchecked always tries to restore previous session on startup. It's annoying!

Restore previous session though unchecked always tries to restore previous session on startup. It's annoying! That's it in a nutshell. Though the box is unchecked by defa… (read more)

Restore previous session though unchecked always tries to restore previous session on startup. It's annoying! That's it in a nutshell. Though the box is unchecked by default, the application still attempts to do a restore which delays my startup of Firefox. How do I get around this? Is there a patch?

Asked by weinzf 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Back button doesn't work anymore when opening links to Facebook or Instagram

On desktop, whenever I left-click on a link to a Facebook or Instagram page, the page opens in the same tab, but the top-left back button is grey (unavailable) as if I ha… (read more)

On desktop, whenever I left-click on a link to a Facebook or Instagram page, the page opens in the same tab, but the top-left back button is grey (unavailable) as if I had opened a new tab. I noticed this problem maybe two weeks ago, it only happens in Firefox, and only with links to Facebook or Instagram.

Asked by Jean-François 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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with some webpages , firefox only prints 1 page

When using print preview, it shows & prints page 1 only, but actually there is much more to print. I have tried selecting page & print, tick selected but is same… (read more)

When using print preview, it shows & prints page 1 only, but actually there is much more to print. I have tried selecting page & print, tick selected but is same. 1 example is F'book messenger. I use pdf writer(with acrobat pro9) .

many other web page print multiple page ok, but some don't.

Tried extension Print Edit WE, delete the unwanted frames etc.. but when preview just 1 page. tried to find a FF extension that prints selected but no joy.

win7, FF 66.0.5

Asked by Tonigau 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Firefox not loading previous session on start - pages not loading.

Sorry folks. This has only recently happened, and I am still not 100% sure what the problem is. (Skip to bottom part for recent event) Ubuntu 18.04 as far as I know up t… (read more)

Sorry folks. This has only recently happened, and I am still not 100% sure what the problem is. (Skip to bottom part for recent event)

Ubuntu 18.04 as far as I know up to date with updates. 2019 04 24.

Originally I would load FF and "restore previous session".

The sessions would load - granted slowly, but they would load.

Beyond that, nothing has changed, other than now when I load FF, it just sits there.

It won't start loading pages.

How I make it load pages is click a couple of other tabs and try to invoke them to load.

After a while it finally starts loading.

Using another browser, though not restoring a previous session, the "blank page" loads and I can go to pages and they load there and then.

I really don't want to lose all the tabs.

The plugins have been installed before the problem happened.

Last thing: (Probably nothing, but I want to declare it here now as this is about the time this problem started happening.) I am about to connect to a new type of service being rolled out here. NBN. That means new modem and connection style.

I bought a new modem. Linksys 1900 ACS.

My network is STATIC IP - mostly.

I wanted to ste up the new modem before the "cut over" so it can go smoother. As I didn't know the IP address, I changed/edited the OS network type. From Fixed IP to DHCP.

Rebooted and loaded another browser (only to keep the old session in FF) and set up the modem. All done. Reset the IP settings and all back to normal.

Loaded FF as per normal. The problem then manifested itself.

But as said: Other browsers load and I can surf there and then. Load FF and it just "stalls" loading any page. I can't open a new tab, or much else for a while.

Asked by teeny_weeny 1 year ago

Answered by teeny_weeny 1 year ago

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Can't enter UK phone number to sync

I am trying to sync my Windows Firefox to my mobile phone Firefox. I have set up sync on the mobile. But I can't enter my mobile phone number on the Windows Firefox. I ge… (read more)

I am trying to sync my Windows Firefox to my mobile phone Firefox. I have set up sync on the mobile. But I can't enter my mobile phone number on the Windows Firefox. I get "invalid phone number" whenever I enter my UK mobile number. I have tried it with the leading zero. I have tried it with +44 followed by the number without the zero. I have tried it with 044 followed by the number without the zero. I have tried it with 0044 followed by the number without the zero. I have run out of ideas. Can anyone help?

Asked by PeterMu 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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When I go to upload a file, no window appears to select it. Already tried clearing cache.

No matter what website, as of this morning I can no longer upload any files through Firefox. Other browsers working fine. When I try to attach a file to an email or selec… (read more)

No matter what website, as of this morning I can no longer upload any files through Firefox. Other browsers working fine. When I try to attach a file to an email or select "upload," nothing at all happens. Already checked pop-ups, cleared cache. Any clues?

Asked by rmaung 1 year ago

Answered by rmaung 1 year ago

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Unable to recover bookmarks after update on MAC, nothing has worked!

My history is not showing, my auto entry is not showing, and my bookmarks are all not loading. I have tried importing and exporting as well. Export is blank(nothing is ha… (read more)

My history is not showing, my auto entry is not showing, and my bookmarks are all not loading. I have tried importing and exporting as well. Export is blank(nothing is happening), When I try to import from the Auto-Backups (I did not make manual saves), it says Unable To Recover File.

I have looked in the browser for profiles, and it shows only the one currently in use, no old profiles show.

Any help would be appreciated!

Asked by Rupi 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Change the size of the firefox logo

The Firefox logo on the Startpage is 97x97 pixels, I want to make it bigger but if I use a bigger image it gets cropped. How can I change the logo size with CSS please? … (read more)

The Firefox logo on the Startpage is 97x97 pixels, I want to make it bigger but if I use a bigger image it gets cropped. How can I change the logo size with CSS please?

Asked by AlanWade 1 year ago

Answered by AlanWade 1 year ago

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Home Page Reloads When running Firefox

Hello, I am having a bit of trouble. Every time I launch Firefox, I can use it like normal. I can even go to a website. But after about 5 seconds, the browser reloads the… (read more)

Hello, I am having a bit of trouble. Every time I launch Firefox, I can use it like normal. I can even go to a website. But after about 5 seconds, the browser reloads the homepage. This wouldn't be that bad if it wasn't a surefire event, but it is. It happens every time, even if I stay on the homepage. I'm just wondering if it's something to be concerned about and if there's a way to fix it. Opening new tabs and windows while Firefox is already running doesn't cause it to occur.

Asked by thepack665 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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make everything dark in firefox

Hi, I'm trying to get as much as possible of firefox to use dark theme to save my eyes at night. I use https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/darkreader/ to cust… (read more)

Hi, I'm trying to get as much as possible of firefox to use dark theme to save my eyes at night.

I use https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/darkreader/ to customize the sites automatically and it does an excellent job, except that firefox pages can't be customized with it and by that I mean:

about:blank about:newtab about:config about:preferences

for the blank and newtab pages I found three solutions:

1- create a [userContent.css](http://kb.mozillazine.org/UserContent.css) file with the following

@-moz-document url-prefix(about:blank) {*{background-color:#000000;}}

@-moz-document url-prefix(about:newtab) {*{background-color:#000000;}}

2- go to about:config and change

browser.display.background_color to #000000

browser.display.foreground_color to #ffffff

3- Go to "Preferences" and search for "colors" click on the colors button and set the background and text colors to the same colors as in 2.

now I tried all of the solutions above and all of them have side effects, the most prominent and annoying one is flashing white page for a couple of seconds when opening a new tab or white page while the website, other annoyances is that the settings don't apply to about:config and about:preferences even if I add them in userContent.css

-To test the flashing white you only need to open a new tab (while applying my settings above) and you will see it.

-To the white page before the site is loaded you need to open the link from another page(if you open a new tab and then paste the link you won't get the white page since the about:blank or about:newtab will have the dark background)

so to see my problem do the following:

1- go to https://github.com/biesiad/deelay#deelayme

2- right click on deelay.me link and click "open link in a new tab"

the link will be opened in a new tab that has the background in white or grayish color.

How can I solve these problems ? any tip would be appreciated.

Regards

Asked by moham96 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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cant make firefox defaul browser in win 10

After upgrading from win 7 to win 10 I am unable to make firefox my default browser. Have tried to do this through Win 10 settings but Firefox does not show in list of a… (read more)

After upgrading from win 7 to win 10 I am unable to make firefox my default browser. Have tried to do this through Win 10 settings but Firefox does not show in list of available apps It shows Microsoft Edge Google Chrome Internet Explorer Apps in the Microsoft storeSaw a reference to try through Control Panel but cannot see default programs in there Any help appreciated

Asked by Pedro1 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago