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Have two accounts and do not want bookmarks to merge

I have one Firefox account with all my work bookmarks and another account with my personal ones. I would like to login to my work device with the latter account, but am … (read more)

I have one Firefox account with all my work bookmarks and another account with my personal ones. I would like to login to my work device with the latter account, but am afraid to hit OK at the prompt warning this:

"A different user was previously signed in to Sync on this computer. Signing in will merge this browser’s bookmarks, passwords and other settings with <personal account>".

I am trying to find a way to login and see only my personal bookmarks when I sign in with the personal account. I have disabled Sync for the work account and installed the Multi-Account Containers add-in, but it does not appear that either option will support this workflow. Am I doing something wrong or is there no way to keep things entirely separated? It looks like the add-in keeps my browsing data separate, but I just want to see separate sets of bookmarks when using the corresponding account.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by jhkc 6 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 6 months ago

Adding Rows to Bookmarks Toolbar

Hi there! How do I add rows to my bookmarks toolbar? Currently bookmarks that don't fit into a row, are added to a drop down menu. Is it possible to add them to a second… (read more)

Hi there! How do I add rows to my bookmarks toolbar? Currently bookmarks that don't fit into a row, are added to a drop down menu. Is it possible to add them to a second row instead of a drop down menu?

Your input is much appreciated.

Asked by Travis 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 months ago

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Error code when I want to play Netflix on Firefox

Good afternoon folks I can't watch Netflix on my Firefox browser. Do you know why is there a plug-in what is missing or something? He says the version is not up to date… (read more)

Good afternoon folks I can't watch Netflix on my Firefox browser. Do you know why is there a plug-in what is missing or something? He says the version is not up to date While my Firefox is always up to date, can you help me further. Thanks in advance from Trimmy.

Asked by trimmy100 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Fire HD8 Plus

I've just bought a Kindle Fire HD8 Plus and can't seem to download Firefox so I can sync the device. When I try it says "currently unavailable". Why would a download by… (read more)

I've just bought a Kindle Fire HD8 Plus and can't seem to download Firefox so I can sync the device. When I try it says "currently unavailable". Why would a download by currently unavailable?

Asked by Betsy Craig 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago

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Content Security Policy: The page's settings blocked the loading of a resource at eval ("script-src").

I have a website running on a virtual machine on my PC. I access it through m-nlp.test. Suddenly, my js files are not loaded anymore, although I have not changed anything… (read more)

I have a website running on a virtual machine on my PC. I access it through m-nlp.test.

Suddenly, my js files are not loaded anymore, although I have not changed anything at the website.

I get the following error/warnings when I open my website with Firefox:

>Loading failed for the with source “http://m-nlp.test/js/index.js?v=4”.

>Content Security Policy: The page's settings blocked the loading of a resource at eval ("script-src").

and the js is not working. I don't understand why a `Content Security Policy` is raised, because the js files that I try to load are accessed from the same domain (http://m-nlp.test/).

Weird facts:

  • The live website on the production server is working in Firefox.
  • m-nlp.test works in Chrome
  • m-nlp.test works in incognito window in Firefox.

I cleared cache for m-nlp.test but it is still showing the same error.

What could cause it?

Asked by admin278 5 months ago

Answered by admin278 5 months ago

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Firefox Menu Languages are mixed

Hi, Some Menu and context items are in German even though everything is set to English and it driving me nuts.... see picture. How do I force Firefox to be in English? W… (read more)

Hi, Some Menu and context items are in German even though everything is set to English and it driving me nuts.... see picture. How do I force Firefox to be in English?

Windows 10 Display language is English (US), preferred language is English US, location is Germany. Firefox is version 80 and in Settings General Language is set to English US.

Asked by Julian 6 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 6 months ago

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400 Bad Header; Request Header Or Cookie Too Large

I have a web sites, www.canadiantire.ca, that worked up to the latest updates. Opens home page; select search and enter any search term; hit Return/Enter and get "400 Ba… (read more)

I have a web sites, www.canadiantire.ca, that worked up to the latest updates. Opens home page; select search and enter any search term; hit Return/Enter and get "400 Bad Header", "Request Header Or Cookie Too Large"

Why am I getting this? Canadian Tire says that there web site is developed for Google Chrome (which I an not in favour of switching to)

Asked by PeterW 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago

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Turn off Firefox updates - json?

Hi Friends, I have read the other posts on this questions. I have a very unique use case. My grandfather is 101 and still going strong. He loves his computer and regula… (read more)

Hi Friends,

I have read the other posts on this questions.

I have a very unique use case. My grandfather is 101 and still going strong. He loves his computer and regularly has in-depth questions that he calls me with.

The firefox (latest version) updates are causing him serious problems though. It seems like they are very regular - I know this is good, but in this case, being 101, I just want him to be able to use his computer without being bothered with the updates. I am aware of the different options, but unfortunately there is not a "turn off" option (why!). I did read something about modifying a .json file though. On a side note, I'm a computer guy and have been involved with IT for over 30 years. The firefox updates are a "bother" for other people I work with as well.

Does somebody have the code they can share to turn off these updates? When this stupid covid is over I will be seeing him regularly and will perform the updates myself.

Thank you.

Asked by dougstackhouse 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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"Plugins will be installed shortly" but never actually install (Widevine + H264)

Hi, Problem as described in the title. I've read some similar questions and answers, but nothing ever helped. I already tried the following steps (none of them helped): -… (read more)

Hi,

Problem as described in the title. I've read some similar questions and answers, but nothing ever helped.

I already tried the following steps (none of them helped): - Checking for updates - Toggling DRM on/off - Uninstall Firefox completely (delete profiles, too and so on) - Changing some DRM or Plugin related config in about:config like media.peerconnection.video.h264 (and of course reverting it after that) - Looking for XHR requests when toggling DRM on/off or visting a site with DRM content. I couldn't figure out what I'm actually looking for, though... - Switching off Firewall/Antivirus or the TLS filtering (Eset) for a moment - Looking for suspicious requests in some router protocols or dashboards or whatever

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Volatilize 6 months ago

Answered by bvandyk 5 months ago

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Can't get rid of "Your browser is being managed by your organisation"

Hi all, I'm a MacOS (v.10.15.6) user, and I've been trying to get rid of the "Your browser is being managed by your organisation" on FireFox (v.80.0.1) without any succe… (read more)

Hi all,

I'm a MacOS (v.10.15.6) user, and I've been trying to get rid of the "Your browser is being managed by your organisation" on FireFox (v.80.0.1) without any success. This is the detail of the "Enterprise Policy" that's blocking: ExtensionSettings {"{443830f0-1fff-4f9a-aa1e-444bafbc7319}":{"installation_mode":"blocked"},"{02274e0c-d135-45f0-8a9c-32b35110e10d}":{"installation_mode":"blocked"}}

What I have tried: - I have uninstalled and deleted all Avast (& other antivirus related apps - I just kept "Clean my mac" but I suppose that's not the core of the issue?) (binned & through a ~/Library/ search) - I quit all apps that seemed suspicious in the Activity Monitor - I have unistalled the previous version of FireFox (& deleted all packages found on ~/Library/ and reinstalled all again

Note: the extension seems to be applied only on FireFox as my Chrome browser seems to be running normally so far.

I've restared my Mac every time I'd do something to make sure it'd sync somehow but nothing works. I still get teh same "Your browser is being managed by your organisation" on my latest FireFox version (v.80.0.1).

What can I do? Thanks a lot!

Asked by alice.huxley 5 months ago

Answered by alice.huxley 5 months ago

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How to clear some cookies in Firefox?

It is possible to clear all the cookies from a website in Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox In my case, I would like to cl… (read more)

It is possible to clear all the cookies from a website in Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox In my case, I would like to clear only authentication cookies (to be automatically disconnected when I close Firefox) but I want to keep the other cookies about my preferences. However, I can select on which websites I want to clear my cookies but I can't select which ones.

Is there a way to select the list of cookies I want to keep/clear for each websites?

Thanks.

Asked by pico051 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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Restore previous session before upgrade

I'm lost, I tried countless of different "solutions" on the web to restore the previous session before I updated my old Firefox. When I update from version 54 to the newe… (read more)

I'm lost, I tried countless of different "solutions" on the web to restore the previous session before I updated my old Firefox. When I update from version 54 to the newest one, all my open tabs are gone, or FF opens tabs from YEARS ago. I have a full backup of the original V54 instalation including the Mozilla folders in LocalLow, Local and Roaming. So swapping files is no problem.

I badly need all the open tabs again for productivity reasons alone. I hope someone knows how to restore the previous session before the upgrade.

Asked by Dunothar 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Firefox, open pdf in new tab, not showing url of source

This refers to Firefox version 80.01.1 (64 bit), on a Windows 10 platform, OS build 19041.450. I tend to open pdf files in a new tab. Later if I choose to download that f… (read more)

This refers to Firefox version 80.01.1 (64 bit), on a Windows 10 platform, OS build 19041.450.

I tend to open pdf files in a new tab.

Later if I choose to download that file, I will paste the URL in the file as record.

Now with this version of Firefox, the URL is not shown with the pdf file, but rather a local drive temporary location! (e.g. file:///C:/Users/User/AppData/Local/Temp/recycling-02-00003.pdf)

This does not happen all the time, but at some sites, e.g. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwjWlPex8trrAhUh6XMBHf5bAbQQFjACegQIAxAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mdpi.com%2F2313-4321%2F2%2F1%2F3%2Fpdf&usg=AOvVaw3fTZswGqS5KjqCNjFbe2HE

How can I force Firefox to stop doing this? Thanks!

Asked by HK 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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save credit card

I can't find how to save credit card info in Firefox Help article says, under Privacy Security, Autofill, there's a "save credit card button" There is no such button … (read more)

I can't find how to save credit card info in Firefox

Help article says, under Privacy Security, Autofill, there's a "save credit card button"

There is no such button

Asked by KT 5 months ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 5 months ago

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Yahoo intruded and set itself as default search, even though Google was and is still listed as default.

Yahoo intruded and functions as default search, even though Google has been and is still designated as default in the settings. I removed Yahoo from the list of 1-click b… (read more)

Yahoo intruded and functions as default search, even though Google has been and is still designated as default in the settings. I removed Yahoo from the list of 1-click browsers, but that didn't affect its unwanted function as default search. This began out of the blue several days ago, and I have no idea how. I dislike Yahoo in general and have not been on that site. I'm getting really frustrated!

Asked by hejsan13 6 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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More than just three 'recently closed windows'

Hello I have enabled at Startup the feature (Restore Previous Session) BUT, what happened is: I had peacefully closed my 38-tab window so I can access it later, but :( I … (read more)

Hello

I have enabled at Startup the feature (Restore Previous Session)

BUT, what happened is:

I had peacefully closed my 38-tab window so I can access it later, but :( I was downloading some programs and doing some things and each time they kept opening new windows, so more than 3 had opened. And now I am not able to reopen my 38-tab window again.

Now it has been raised to 5 or 6 probably. I am trying not to open new more windows and are using Private browser so I don't need to open more Firefox 'new' (windows).

So is there any way I can happen to restore (previous sessions) for more than just 3, or at least that were open on a certain day ??

All the best! Waiting for your reply.

Asked by Mark 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 months ago