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stopping Firefox asking to update pwd

Hello. I want to save my username in websites but not password, so I ended up saving the real username and a fake pwd (and I type it manually everytime I want to login). … (read more)

Hello. I want to save my username in websites but not password, so I ended up saving the real username and a fake pwd (and I type it manually everytime I want to login). Is there a way for disabling Firefox asking to update the saved password (but keeping the 'fake' pwd saved)? Thanks.

Asked by solquest3 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 22 hours ago

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Instagram Displays Texts in Icon and posts

Whats happening? I have already ticked "websites using their own fonts" Icons and Posts are displayed with text with no reason? Some stories you can see bust most of them… (read more)

Whats happening? I have already ticked "websites using their own fonts"

Icons and Posts are displayed with text with no reason? Some stories you can see bust most of them are not displayed

Its the only site that has problem in firefox and you cant even do something, firefox turns it into a broken site.

Asked by lostre5 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Instagram won't open

duplicate of /questions/1359208 and also moved from Firefox for iOS to Firefox section as you are using Firefox on a Mac. I have had an Instagram account for many years.… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1359208 and also moved from Firefox for iOS to Firefox section as you are using Firefox on a Mac.


I have had an Instagram account for many years. Two days ago it stopped coming up when I entered it on the Firefox web site bar. I tried turning off the enhanced tracking protection in the shield but it didn't help. I get Instagram on my iPhone and iPad so it is not a problem with my Instagram account. Why can't I get Instagram anymore on my iMac OS Version 10.14.6 on my Firefox browser?

Asked by lmillender 1 day ago

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Firefox freezing up and have to close all tabs out!

1. When I go into multiple tabs (maybe 3 or 4 at a time) it all of a sudden freezes and I cannot get into any of the tabs anymore nor close/X them out. I end up having … (read more)

1. When I go into multiple tabs (maybe 3 or 4 at a time) it all of a sudden freezes and I cannot get into any of the tabs anymore nor close/X them out. I end up having to force quit and close out all tabs I was using.

2. It is also giving me a page that I use everyday not upload all the way which has never happened to me before. I attached a photo of what that page looks like.

Asked by stein6565 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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apparently FVD speed dial was blocked by mozilla today. My saved dials need to be recovered somehow.

Apparently Mozilla disabled FVD speed dial for all users today. My speed dials were my link to business stuff I need. Can anyone help me restore the dials or somehow tran… (read more)

Apparently Mozilla disabled FVD speed dial for all users today. My speed dials were my link to business stuff I need.

Can anyone help me restore the dials or somehow transfer them so that I can find them again?


Thanks david

Asked by davidr9 5 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 5 days ago

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Speed dials dissapeared today.

My speed dial disappeared today. I have business logins saved by speed dial so I am a bit desperate. I have restarted both firefox and the computer. I think I was not … (read more)

My speed dial disappeared today. I have business logins saved by speed dial so I am a bit desperate. I have restarted both firefox and the computer. I think I was not home when speed dial disappeared. I dont understand computers very well, I have mac OS 11.2.3. I don't know whether firefox was updated without my knowledge today. I have time machine and regular backups.

Asked by davidr9 5 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 5 days ago

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Incorrect layout in normal mode, correct in private browsing

I'm using Firefox 94.0.1 on MacOS 12.0.1. When I visit www.tangerine.ca I see a screen that looks similar to a mobile device layout (attached). Not exactly the same, bu… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 94.0.1 on MacOS 12.0.1. When I visit www.tangerine.ca I see a screen that looks similar to a mobile device layout (attached). Not exactly the same, but containing elements such as the hamburger menu and others that don't normally appear on this page.

When I visit the same site on the same computer using the same browser in private viewing mode it displays correctly. It also displays correctly on other computers and using other browsers. The problem is isolated to Firefox in normal mode on one specific computer.

I've deleted all cookies and cleared the cache entries for the site but the problem persists.

Note that "Responsive Design Mode" is off.

Any ideas what is being cached/used to cause this? There must be one more piece of information that I need to find and remove.

Asked by fun.tr6 5 days ago

Answered by fun.tr6 5 days ago

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Home Page Icon Diasappears!

The Home page icon only appears in the tool bar of the page I've designated as the Home Page. As soon as I click a link on that page, the icon disappears. The only way I … (read more)

The Home page icon only appears in the tool bar of the page I've designated as the Home Page. As soon as I click a link on that page, the icon disappears. The only way I can get the home page back is the create a new tab/window. Earlier versions of Firefox on other machines in the house don't have this problem. Not acceptable.

Asked by wbps 6 days ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 6 days ago

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Copy text from address bar (not the URL of the current page)

Looks like this question was asked twice before with no response: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1354750 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1331182 … (read more)

Looks like this question was asked twice before with no response:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1354750

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1331182

I frequently paste text into the address bar to copy it and paste somewhere else. This is very useful for a variety of reasons (e.g. speed, strips text of formatting) but for some reason a recent Firefox update makes it so if you paste text into the address bar and then copy it, you will actually have copied the current page's URL - not the intended copy.

How do we reverse this unexpected and undesirable behavior?

Asked by ronny 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Firefoon Mac won't load Instagram

Starting this AM, Instagram won't load (MacOS 11.6; Firefox 94.0.1) -I just get a greyed out IG icon. The problem does not happen either on Firefox Mobile or on Safari,… (read more)

Starting this AM, Instagram won't load (MacOS 11.6; Firefox 94.0.1) -I just get a greyed out IG icon. The problem does not happen either on Firefox Mobile or on Safari, or on any other website I've tried on the Mac.. The very first time I tried this morning I got an error message about some technical problem with connecting, but now don't even get that. I have closed and restarted Firefox and rebooted the Mac. (Also turned off any adBlockers -- although when Firefox *thinks* it's finished loading IG there are no ad servers or trackers shown.)

Asked by Madrikh 6 days ago

Answered by Madrikh 6 days ago

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Unwanted drop down menus appear and get in the way of working with the site

I need to know how to stop the menus from opening -and keeping me from working with what I'm on - including bank statements. The subjects on the menus are not unlike tho… (read more)

I need to know how to stop the menus from opening -and keeping me from working with what I'm on - including bank statements. The subjects on the menus are not unlike those I see on the Firefox pull down menus! I can't explain it - do you know what I'm talking about????? THANKS!

Asked by maggiem14 1 week ago

Answered by TNorth 1 week ago

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Firefox not showing the "X" in Settings checkboxes!

Systems: MacMini (2018) running Mojave 10.14.6 Windows 10 Pro v20H2, build 19042.1165, experience pack 120.2212.3530.0 Ever since FF v89 when I go into FF Settings in ei… (read more)

Systems: MacMini (2018) running Mojave 10.14.6 Windows 10 Pro v20H2, build 19042.1165, experience pack 120.2212.3530.0

Ever since FF v89 when I go into FF Settings in either system none of the options I have selected display an 'X' in that option's checkbox. In previous versions when I clicked in an option's checkbox an 'X' would appear and disappear when clicked again.

No more.

I've tried changing the theme to Dark, Light, System . . . no change to this issue in either my Mac or pc: I cannot see an 'X' in any option's checkbox in FF Settings.

Please see attached screenshots. They are with "Dark" theme, but its the same no matter what theme I choose.

How to get my Settings choices to show that I have checked off this or that option?

Solution??

-((

Thanks!

Asked by JohnDohe 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Folders

I recently upgraded to Monterey, which may be relevant, and can no longer open all bookmarks in a folder by right clicking. This is inconvenient. Any suggestions grateful… (read more)

I recently upgraded to Monterey, which may be relevant, and can no longer open all bookmarks in a folder by right clicking. This is inconvenient. Any suggestions gratefully received.

Asked by chris52 1 week ago

Answered by chris52 1 week ago

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my columbia.edu email account

For many years I have opened my email account at Columbia.edu from the book mark containing its internet address; for the last couple of days, I always get the same answe… (read more)

For many years I have opened my email account at Columbia.edu from the book mark containing its internet address; for the last couple of days, I always get the same answer:

"Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand."

also, the tab of the page says: "400 Bad Request"

The account works well with other browsers.

Can you help me to fix it?. thanks so much, Juan

Asked by Juan Oliver 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

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Add on "Eno" from Capital One credit cards doesn't work anymore

At the end of October, the Eno add-on from Capital One credit cards stopped working. This add-on produces single-use credit card numbers connected to my Visa card to help… (read more)

At the end of October, the Eno add-on from Capital One credit cards stopped working. This add-on produces single-use credit card numbers connected to my Visa card to help avoid fraud for online purchases. I really like the option but can no longer use it with Firefox. I can only use it with Chrome, and I'd rather not use it there because of their constant tracking.

Please make it work again!

Thank you,

Nicolle

Asked by nicollefoland 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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Adding bookmarks from an old profile to a new one

Hi all I have scoured the articles but found no solution to this. I reinstalled Firefox on my Mac, and somehow deleted all previous profiles. I did not have 'sync' enabl… (read more)

Hi all I have scoured the articles but found no solution to this. I reinstalled Firefox on my Mac, and somehow deleted all previous profiles. I did not have 'sync' enabled, nor a FF account.

I have found a places.sqlite file on my backup external hard drive. But my current profile has an places.sqlite file already. Can I merge them??? Or can I only replace?

Asked by kian4 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Are there any way to disable mouse shortcuts ?

I use option + mouse scroll to scroll the webpage horizontally, however Firefox use option + mouse scroll to switch page back/forward. Are there any way to disable it? … (read more)

I use option + mouse scroll to scroll the webpage horizontally, however Firefox use option + mouse scroll to switch page back/forward. Are there any way to disable it?

Asked by 470354686 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago