Firefox ESR on Devuan has resize problems

Firefox ESR on Devuan, both 2.0 and Beowulf, has a problem involving resizing. Webpages that formally displayed fine now are too large (the indicator shows 100%, but I mu… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox ESR on Devuan, both 2.0 and Beowulf, has a problem involving resizing. Webpages that formally displayed fine now are too large (the indicator shows 100%, but I must reduce it to 80% to display as it did before). Other Linux distributions, for example, Linux Mint and openSUSE, do not have this problem (PaleMoon on the Devuan system does not have the problem).

The hardware is old: Intel 3rd Generation Core processor, 8 GB memory, SSD connected via USB 3.0.

The best solution might be to run both Firefox ESR and regular Firefox. I can download the latter, extract it, move the folder to the desktop, and double-click on "firefox" to start it, similar to how I run PaleMoon. Is there a way to avoid them using the same profile?

Asked by pccobbler 12 nóiméad ó shin

Firefox Tags missing entirely from library

Using firefox 81.0.2 for a while now i've notiec that my library is missing a tags section entirely, so have no way to manage/browse by tags. I see Bookmarks See Pocket… (tuilleadh eolais)

Using firefox 81.0.2 for a while now i've notiec that my library is missing a tags section entirely, so have no way to manage/browse by tags. I see Bookmarks See Pocket List downloads see synched tabs

but no tag option anywhere . i can edit bookmarks and add tags, but have no way to manage or view by tags.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by jesse11 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by jesse11 13 nóiméad ó shin

why did they completely ruin the interface on the new t-bird? unusable!!!

I'm a LONG TIME T-Bird user - as far back as I can remember - and I never thought the day would come when I would be looking to ditch T-Bird, but the new version is SO HO… (tuilleadh eolais)

I'm a LONG TIME T-Bird user - as far back as I can remember - and I never thought the day would come when I would be looking to ditch T-Bird, but the new version is SO HORRIBLE I am now seeking to ditch it.

Specifically, it is now NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE to send an email to more than one person.

It used to be easy - just hit TAB after putting in one address, and it opens another TO field. And it was super easy to change TO to BCC to CC or REPLY-TO or whatever.

Then some moron decides that they want to kill T-Bird by giving it such an impossibly difficult interface that nobody will ever want to use it!

What is going on here?

Why is it impossibly difficult to send email to more than one person?

I am sure I'm not the only person who ever wants to send email to more than one recipient!

IMPOSSIBLE TO USE!!!

screenshot: https://www.dropbox.com/s/mp8ja4vt5tf0t26/Screenshot%202020-10-27%2012.16.02.png?dl=0

Is there anybody that can recommend a different mail agent?

Again, I used to love T-Bird to death, but this new version is so horrible I can not get my work done, even if I had extra hours every day to spend clicking endlessly around this incredibly stupid and unusable interface.

PLEASE HELP!!!

Asked by biz5 21 nóiméad ó shin

Unable to import saved firefox profile (from windows 7 32-bit, to windows 10 64-bit) - new profile has none of my data

My attempt at transferring profile from an existing machine to a new machine has not produced the intended result, and I need help. I saved my firefox profile (on a 32-bi… (tuilleadh eolais)

My attempt at transferring profile from an existing machine to a new machine has not produced the intended result, and I need help.

I saved my firefox profile (on a 32-bit windows 7 machine; firefox was fully up to date) without firefox running, in a ZIP file (the letter number combination followed by dot followed by default), then copied the ZIP file to the new machine (windows 10 64-bit), unzipped it (so I had the same file name as from the old machine), then copied this folder into position at

C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\mozilla\firefox\profiles

I then started firefox on the new machine, went to about:profiles, created new profile, selected the folder (which was present at this step), then completed the procedure and started a new firefox with the new profile (the option given in about:profiles).

The new instance of firefox has none of my data (several thousand bookmarks, passwords, etc.); instead looks like the other (default new) profile.

The existing profile file set was (after this procedure) visible in

C:\users\user\appdata\local\mozilla\firefox\profiles

The restored profile is running now as "Default User" and reflects the folder I transferred from the old machine (except that I changed the word "default" in that folder to "main", leaving the number-letter part and the dot unchanged.)

No errors were indicated from firefox (which is running version 83 now) during any steps of the old back-up/archive save step or the new restore/recover step.

What am I doing wrong? How can I recover my existing profile data? The procedure, while not very friendly, seems straightforward enough. I don't want to go into the details of recovering specific database files/folders; I'd just like the profile I had before functioning in the new machine.

Please help

Asked by wb0gaz 4 huaire ó shin

Last reply by wb0gaz 29 nóiméad ó shin

No replies to "lost bookmarks & personal tabs after Firefox update"

Have had no reply to my question yesterday. I did ask the same about 6 days ago and had 2 replies but the replies have disappeared . How can I access those replies plea… (tuilleadh eolais)

Have had no reply to my question yesterday. I did ask the same about 6 days ago and had 2 replies but the replies have disappeared . How can I access those replies please. Thankyou Philip

Asked by philipgperry 4 huaire ó shin

Last reply by philipgperry 38 nóiméad ó shin

Gibberish characters overlaying Foxnews discussions

The rendering of discussions on foxnews.com is often corrupted with gibberish characters overlaying discussion text (see attached image). I do not have this problem with … (tuilleadh eolais)

The rendering of discussions on foxnews.com is often corrupted with gibberish characters overlaying discussion text (see attached image). I do not have this problem with Chrome or Edge. Is this a Firefox bug?

Asked by lew4 7 n-uaire ó shin

Last reply by lew4 41 nóiméad ó shin

Where is the option to choose from most visited sites is missing from the home page?

What happened to the option for choosing the most visited sites when opening Firefox? It was very convenient for me. I now have to go through my history or bookmarks to… (tuilleadh eolais)

What happened to the option for choosing the most visited sites when opening Firefox? It was very convenient for me. I now have to go through my history or bookmarks to find my site.

Asked by pejere75 57 nóiméad ó shin

Forbidden 403

When I try to access [https://www.surinenglish.com/] I got the following: Forbidden. You don't have permission to access / on this server. Additionally, a 403 Forbidden … (tuilleadh eolais)

When I try to access [https://www.surinenglish.com/] I got the following:

Forbidden. You don't have permission to access / on this server. Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request. It has worked fine on this system and this browser before and still works fine in Vivaldi. No changes in AV software and no improvement when all extensions disabled. What could be causing it in FF (latest stable, Win 10)?

Asked by rafikiphoto 1 lá ó shin

Last reply by rafikiphoto 59 nóiméad ó shin

Absolutely cannot open Khan Academy and customer support can't help me.

Whenever I try to open the Khan Academy website I'm either met with a loading icon that never stops(I have 47mbps internet speed) or an error loading page similar to what… (tuilleadh eolais)

Whenever I try to open the Khan Academy website I'm either met with a loading icon that never stops(I have 47mbps internet speed) or an error loading page similar to what is attached below. This only happens in Mozilla, Edge works fine. I've contacted Khan Academy technical support but its been a week and they don't seem to know what the issue is. I've attached a screenshots of the message.

Thank you so much.

Asked by AbdAllah Khankan 2 uair ó shin

Last reply by AbdAllah Khankan 1 uair ó shin

block autoplay not working in firefox 82.0 (linux)

I don't understand why firefox makes it so difficult to stop websites from autoplaying videos. Case in point: fox news and fox business news web sites. They have that st… (tuilleadh eolais)

I don't understand why firefox makes it so difficult to stop websites from autoplaying videos. Case in point: fox news and fox business news web sites. They have that stupid pop up when you scroll down the page, so if the main video is blocked the popup ignores it and starts playing. The preferences->autoplay doesn't allow you to enter a site to block and clicking on the lock on the url bar doesn't work because the permissions line isn't clickable, so we are left to resort to about:config which also fails to block these sites. This is very frustrating and if anything will drive me to another browser its stuff like this.

Asked by erbenton 1 uair ó shin

Firefox spontaneously installs on Win10 - leaves log in directory

I have had two occasions over the past several weeks where it appears that Firefox is spontaneously installed from Windows 10 machine. Is there anything I can/should be d… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have had two occasions over the past several weeks where it appears that Firefox is spontaneously installed from Windows 10 machine.

Is there anything I can/should be doing to prevent this?

Thanks,

Jim

Asked by jtaylor1 1 uair ó shin

Why doesn't "Delete cookies when Firefox is closed" also delete the Cache?

Firefox's Clear Data control allows you to clear both Cookies AND the Cache. This makes perfect sense, since both of these things can be used to identify/track people. Bu… (tuilleadh eolais)

Firefox's Clear Data control allows you to clear both Cookies AND the Cache. This makes perfect sense, since both of these things can be used to identify/track people.

But from what I can tell, if you enable the option Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed, this doesn't clear the Cache, only Cookies?

In fact, the only way to clear the Cache at restart is to dig deep into the Clear history when Firefox closes settings, which few people would know to look in.

So, correct me if I'm wrong here, but isn't this giving users a false sense of security? They think all the Cookies will be deleted when they open Firefox, but actually the Cache is still there, allowing them to be easily identified?

Personally, I'm less concerned about cookies because they are opt-in (here in the UK). But as for being tracked via the cache, we have no say in that, so that's what I'm more concerned about.

Asked by MartyJames 1 seachtain ó shin

Last reply by MartyJames 2 uair ó shin

How do you report a bug with scrolling on the latest firefox updates

With the latest firefox updates, both firefox and thunderbird stop repsponding to inputs, not limited to scrolling. This happens over time as if there is a memory leak o… (tuilleadh eolais)

With the latest firefox updates, both firefox and thunderbird stop repsponding to inputs, not limited to scrolling. This happens over time as if there is a memory leak or too many threads sharing semiphors.

82.0 (64-bit) Arch Linux

This problem is 100% on Firefox.

Asked by mrbrklyn 2 uair ó shin

Raccouci et marque page tous effacés

Bonjour, Lors de ma connexion se matin un drole de message est apparu, j'ai du réinitialiser mon mot de passe et maintenant je n'ai plus rien d'enregistré, marques page,… (tuilleadh eolais)

Bonjour,

Lors de ma connexion se matin un drole de message est apparu, j'ai du réinitialiser mon mot de passe et maintenant je n'ai plus rien d'enregistré, marques page, site web préférés et mots passe. Si quelqu'un sait m'aider à récupérer tout ça, ça serait magnifique.

En vous remerciant par avance.

Asked by b.spriet 2 uair ó shin