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Firefox Browser crashes

The browser crashes about every two or three days. I have enabled all four boxes in preferences (Priv & Sec settings) but the crash reporter does not appear. Is there… (tuilleadh eolais)

The browser crashes about every two or three days. I have enabled all four boxes in preferences (Priv & Sec settings) but the crash reporter does not appear. Is there anywhere in the Fedora Linux system where I can get some info about why this keep happening?

Asked by scm999 11 mí ó shin

Answered by scm999 10 mí ó shin

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Weird Scrolling with version 83

Good Morning Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had opene… (tuilleadh eolais)

Good Morning

Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had openend the wrong browser...so I went check about:config , and found some values where changed as new default values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 200 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 50

I tought it was me the problem so I installed an older version of Firefox (80.0) in order to compare, and found a normal scrolling and those values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 400 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 200

I think this is a mistake from devs, if i wanted to have horrible scrolling, I could just use Edge instead of Firefox, could you please bring the original scrolling back to Firefox?

Thanks

Asked by Wolfy 11 mí ó shin

Answered by jumpnjil 7 mí ó shin

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Firefox Refresh Wiped my saved passwords! Help!

I need help restoring my passwords. I saw a suggestion to refresh Firefox, and so I did, thinking it wasn't more than disabling the add-ons. I didn't realize it would eli… (tuilleadh eolais)

I need help restoring my passwords. I saw a suggestion to refresh Firefox, and so I did, thinking it wasn't more than disabling the add-ons. I didn't realize it would eliminate my logins and passwords. Can someone help me find them? Otherwise I'm in some trouble.

Asked by bromax.cfr 11 mí ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 11 mí ó shin

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Unwanted blank white bar

Can I remove the white bar that appears as shown? Sorry, but I have used Firefox for so long that I forget all the weird customisations I may have made in the past! … (tuilleadh eolais)

Can I remove the white bar that appears as shown? Sorry, but I have used Firefox for so long that I forget all the weird customisations I may have made in the past!

Asked by pat1066z 11 mí ó shin

Answered by pat1066z 11 mí ó shin

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Spell checker doesnt work

I have two issues with spell checker. 1. It doesnt appear to work on some sites i.e Reddit or even this site as I type 2. When it does work, Google, I don't appear to get… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have two issues with spell checker.

1. It doesnt appear to work on some sites i.e Reddit or even this site as I type

2. When it does work, Google, I don't appear to get an option to select the recommended word

  • I am using FF Version 82.0.3
  • Spell checker is enabled
  • Language pack is installed
  • layout.spellcheckDefault is set to 1

Asked by spleecheckre 11 mí ó shin

Answered by cor-el 11 mí ó shin

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Firefox Bppkmarks

Recently, my Win7 PC failed. I was running the latest Firefox as default browser. Fortunately the C: drive was unharmed in the failure and all data was intact. Unfortunat… (tuilleadh eolais)

Recently, my Win7 PC failed. I was running the latest Firefox as default browser. Fortunately the C: drive was unharmed in the failure and all data was intact. Unfortunately, after a recent reload of Norton I overlooked including Firefox in the backup data set. My new computer is Win10 (bleagh) with the most current version of Firefox as default browser. What files on the Win7 C: drive contain my bookmarks and how do I get the Win10 version of Firefox to import them?

Asked by f.ballard 11 mí ó shin

Answered by jscher2000 11 mí ó shin

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animated gifs

There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting. This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but t… (tuilleadh eolais)

There was a method described elsewhere to disable animated gifs by changing the image.animation_mode setting.

This setting appears to disable playing the animation, but the gif data is still loaded.

Is there some way to disable loading the gif at all?

Asked by gary.curtin 11 mí ó shin

Answered by gary.curtin 10 mí ó shin

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Bookmarks: won't reinstall from a back-up and bookmark titles are assigned to the wrong web link.

My new laptop had a new install of Firefox when I received it, running on a Windows 10 OS. When I installed my bookmarks from a previous back-up (my previous laptop had … (tuilleadh eolais)

My new laptop had a new install of Firefox when I received it, running on a Windows 10 OS. When I installed my bookmarks from a previous back-up (my previous laptop had died) the new installation assigned wrong web addresses to each and every bookmark title. I've tried everything that I can think of to reload my bookmarks and tried to make sense of the help in your FAQ pages. I've uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox but the same issue occurs. The correct titles for my bookmarks appear in the right place, as I'd assigned in my previous laptop. However all the icons are like an empty, wire world icon and most of them don't activate. The ones that do activate a link take me to an entierly unrelated website. When I look at the individual bookmarks under Bookmarks/show all bookmarks, are all incorrect. Many of my passwords still work but some don't. I cannot bookmark a new page - there is just no response at all. I can't delete bookmarks from my Toolbar or from within the 'show all bookmarks' page. What is going on and how can I recover my bookmarks so that I have a functioning Firefox please? Help! I am wasting time both typing in new searches and in trying to fix this! I have even dismantled my old laptop and plugged in the old C Drive to my new one - the drive and all the old data is there and visible but this install of Firefox running on this machine will not accept even the old bookmark data! All the json files that I have seen have no identifying icon - just a blank rectangle as the icon for the file-type. I've even removed the very few plug-ins that I had and gone back to the original install state for Firefox without any joy! That's about as much fault-finding info this non-techie user can give. Over to you please!

Asked by mike365 11 mí ó shin

Answered by mike365 11 mí ó shin

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Search bookmarks in toolbar without asterisk

Hello, You have to use an asterisk to search a bookmark in toolbar. I think that's not very intuitive. It shoul search without it. Every time, you want to search in too… (tuilleadh eolais)

Hello, You have to use an asterisk to search a bookmark in toolbar. I think that's not very intuitive. It shoul search without it.

Every time, you want to search in toolbar and see results with bookmarks as well. It's very helpful. Please update this.

Asked by David 11 mí ó shin

Answered by Balázs Meskó 11 mí ó shin

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Links from Google automatically opening in new tabs

Ever since I downloaded Firefox, I have been having an issue where when i click on a link from a search engine, it automatically opens the link in a new tab. I've looked … (tuilleadh eolais)

Ever since I downloaded Firefox, I have been having an issue where when i click on a link from a search engine, it automatically opens the link in a new tab. I've looked around in the settings menu, but I couldn't find any way to alter it. The closest option would be to open link in new window, but I just want to open the link in the tab that I am currently in. I have tried going into about:config although I couldn't find any setting that successfully fixed the issue. Any help you can provide is greatly appreciated!

Thanks! - T

Asked by Tt 11 mí ó shin

Answered by Scribe 11 mí ó shin

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Is Tab Auto Refresh Addon safe?

I have never tried one of these before but heard some could be dangerous. This one is new and I couldn't find many reviews. How can I tell if it's safe or not? Can anyone… (tuilleadh eolais)

I have never tried one of these before but heard some could be dangerous. This one is new and I couldn't find many reviews. How can I tell if it's safe or not?

Can anyone recommend a safe page refresher? TIA!

Asked by ramsdude85 10 mí ó shin

Answered by cor-el 10 mí ó shin

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Mutiple copys of Firefox installed?

I apparently have multiple copies (2) of Firefox 82.0.3 installed on my computer. ?? How do I remove one without compromising my bookmarks, etc.? I would like to download… (tuilleadh eolais)

I apparently have multiple copies (2) of Firefox 82.0.3 installed on my computer. ?? How do I remove one without compromising my bookmarks, etc.? I would like to download v 83.0 but would like to clean up beforehand.

Asked by mrbillmo 11 mí ó shin

Answered by FredMcD 11 mí ó shin

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this board: Can I not change my email address?

At https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/users/edit or https://accounts.firefox.com/settings I see no way to change my email address. It appears that the only choice is to ad… (tuilleadh eolais)

At https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/users/edit or https://accounts.firefox.com/settings I see no way to change my email address. It appears that the only choice is to add a new account, and optionally delete the old one. No. I want to change the email address, and still see my old posts after logging in with the new one. Is that not permitted? The only setting I see is Secondary email address. I want to change the primary.

Asked by GatesIsAntiChrist 11 mí ó shin

Answered by Kiki 11 mí ó shin

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My account was hacked. Very weird. Lost bookmarks. I really need them back!

My bookmarks have been lost. I think they're gone forever. I really needed them for work. A certain person hacked into my 1password account. I know it's "impossible" but … (tuilleadh eolais)

My bookmarks have been lost. I think they're gone forever. I really needed them for work. A certain person hacked into my 1password account. I know it's "impossible" but not if someone knows you and is determined and smart. Anyway, he changed the email associated with my account, but not the password. I had to restore my computer. I downloaded Firefox and was logging in. I was prompted to enter the "original" email. Huh? I tried various ways to access my account using the email I knew was the right one to no avail. I had a recovery key, but no place to enter it. I was told I'd be sent an email. No.

A different email worked. But my bookmarks are gone. Any ideas on how i can recover them? I really need the bookmarks. And why would they disappear if the password wasn't changed?

I hope I missed something - like a created a second account without realizing it. Thanks for your help.

Asked by stonyrun4e 11 mí ó shin

Answered by FredMcD 11 mí ó shin

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Can't remove a language

So, my problem is: I go to settings --> lanugages --> search for more languages -->click the romanian language but when i try to click the remove it doesn't work… (tuilleadh eolais)

So, my problem is: I go to settings --> lanugages --> search for more languages -->click the romanian language but when i try to click the remove it doesn't work, and it doesn't look like i even can. I do have another language besides it, which is english, obv, but i want to remove it bc sometimes it's in romanian. I tried restarting the browser as well multiple times but still i can't seem to be able to remove it, any clues/hints on what i can do?

Asked by Kraots 11 mí ó shin

Answered by cor-el 11 mí ó shin