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lost bookmarks and tabs

I clicked to accept the latest Firefox add on which stated "all my bookmarks and tabs will be saved". They have all disappeared. If i click on the "old firebox data" on … (read more)

I clicked to accept the latest Firefox add on which stated "all my bookmarks and tabs will be saved". They have all disappeared. If i click on the "old firebox data" on my desktop surely that should produce all the bookmarks and tabs. But no. Instead it brings up 2 file names with indecipherable titles. eg one begins "tula7e15.". And if you click on that you get just another set of technical titles like "saved telemetry-pings" or "features". And if you click on these it then says "file empty".

The same thing happens if I click on "Restore" or "Profile" ie it just leads me to a set of nonesense categories with nothing there. So surely there must be a simple way of restoring my bookmark titles ( I had about 40 bookmarks) given that it only took one click to remove them when I took up the firefox add on ?

Thankyou. P.s. please suggest something simple as I am not great with computer technology. Philip

Asked by philipgperry 2 days ago

Last reply by philipgperry 12 minutes ago

Webcam and Mic icon blocking screen content

On Linux (Pop OS) when the mic or webcam is active, a notification is displayed. This is great and useful for security. However, I cannot move or click on or do anything … (read more)

On Linux (Pop OS) when the mic or webcam is active, a notification is displayed. This is great and useful for security.

However, I cannot move or click on or do anything with it. The most annoying thing for me is it pops up directly over my system clock (See screenshot attached).

Is this icon supposed to be movable? Is clicking it supposed to do something (like activate the tab using the mic/webcam)? Is this a missing feature or bug?

I've seen some solutions regarding a custom css file that hides it entirely, but I'd still like to know when a tab is accessing it. I just want to be able to move it out of the way!

Asked by Anxiety35 1 hour ago

Search Prefs Changed?

Search results now show a Yahoo logo at the top of the page. My prefs are set to Google. Has something changed recently? Can this be reverted to Google? Thanks. … (read more)

Search results now show a Yahoo logo at the top of the page. My prefs are set to Google.

Has something changed recently? Can this be reverted to Google?

Thanks.

Asked by chipcfh 4 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Firefox Icon Replaced with generic every time Firefox updates in Windows 10.

The last three times Firefox updated, the Fox icon on the Windows 10 task bar was replaced by a generic one. To restore the Fox icon, the generic one has to be unpinned, … (read more)

The last three times Firefox updated, the Fox icon on the Windows 10 task bar was replaced by a generic one. To restore the Fox icon, the generic one has to be unpinned, but that deactivates it and does not remove it. Then, selecting the generic icon results in a missing item error message and the error box has a selection to remove it. Then a new shortcut needs to be created from the Firefox exe file in the Program Folder and dragged to the task bar. Any idea what is happening and why, and preferably how to prevent it?

Asked by Rochester1 4 hours ago

home button

my home button got removed when i was switching the search engine that firefox uses when i hit the costumize button its still gone how do i get my home button back i miss… (read more)

my home button got removed when i was switching the search engine that firefox uses when i hit the costumize button its still gone how do i get my home button back i miss it

Asked by coolkid99123 7 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Download Speed Display

Is there a way to change the speed unit used by Firefox when downloading? Currently, when I download a file, the progress is shown in kilobytes per second. I would like t… (read more)

Is there a way to change the speed unit used by Firefox when downloading?

Currently, when I download a file, the progress is shown in kilobytes per second. I would like to have that shown as megabits per second, so I can stop wasting time looking up a speed conversion calculator and finding out how the download is doing as compared to what my ISP says my connection is worth. Or, to compare the download speed to any of the speed tests I have done

Asked by wirba 7 hours ago

FF 83 Two-Finger Scroll Sensitivity

Hi, I just updated to Firefox Developer 83.0b4 and the two-finger scroll sensitivity has been drastically reduced with no clear way to reconfigure it. I've spent the past… (read more)

Hi, I just updated to Firefox Developer 83.0b4 and the two-finger scroll sensitivity has been drastically reduced with no clear way to reconfigure it. I've spent the past 30 mins tweaking scroll settings in `about:config` (restarting FF after each value change) to no avail. In fact, it doesn't even appear that enabling/disabling `general.smoothScroll` or `general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel` have any noticeable effect, let alone the many other options listed. Are there any pages that describe the myriad options in `about:config` so that I can take a more measured approach to troubleshooting this issue?

What changed? And why? Chrome did this same thing at v68 without ever providing any way to configure it and FF has been my main browser since. I'm just trying to understand how such a significant input change can happen overnight without any explanation or any way to fix it.

Asked by ian.vol.1 2 days ago

Last reply by ian.vol.1 9 hours ago

Evernote extension is not working

Can anyone advise me why I can't see the Evernote extension on my tool bar? or anywhere for that matter. When I look at the add ons/ extensuons list, it is there but it n… (read more)

Can anyone advise me why I can't see the Evernote extension on my tool bar? or anywhere for that matter.

When I look at the add ons/ extensuons list, it is there but it no longer appears and therefore I can't clip to Evernote which is my standard go-to way of keeping things quickly.

I have tried removing and reinstalling several times but it makes no difference.

Help please?

Asked by Lauraczerniewicz 10 hours ago

Multi-Account Containers extension context menu item removal issue

Hello, I recently installed the Multi-Account Containers extension but noticed that it also added some unwanted right click context menu items to assets for websites that… (read more)

Hello,

I recently installed the Multi-Account Containers extension but noticed that it also added some unwanted right click context menu items to assets for websites that I have put into containers. For example google.com and youtube.com are both put inside a "google" container. Now I have used the folowing code: "menu[label="Open Link in New Google Tab"] {display:none!important;} " in the userChrome.css file to remove the context menu item: "Open Link in New Google Tab" but it's only taking effect on the google.com website and not youtube.com.

Anyone know the reason why?

Thanks in advace.

Asked by Malice 5 days ago

Last reply by Malice 16 hours ago

Help!!

How do I create a shortcut for a website on Firefox? I know with Chrome you just go to the upper right corner and select more and it gives you the option to create a shor… (read more)

How do I create a shortcut for a website on Firefox? I know with Chrome you just go to the upper right corner and select more and it gives you the option to create a shortcut, please help!

Asked by Molly Berginc 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Request: multirow bookmarks and multirow tabs

I wish firefox would add the capability for multirow tab bar and multirow bookmarks toolbar. It shouldn't be an addon that may or may not be supported in future firefox v… (read more)

I wish firefox would add the capability for multirow tab bar and multirow bookmarks toolbar. It shouldn't be an addon that may or may not be supported in future firefox versions, it ought to be built right in. Sure we can hack it in (at least in this version), and i have done that, but that's not a really useful solution.

Asked by erbenton 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Where are the Add Ons / Extentions

I have two PC's, home and work. Home is Ubuntu. I have no issues. Work is a W10 machine, now running FF 82. The issue is since the last last W10, FF update: all the ente… (read more)

I have two PC's, home and work. Home is Ubuntu. I have no issues. Work is a W10 machine, now running FF 82.

The issue is since the last last W10, FF update: all the ententions are no longer visable in any bar. The extentions are still installed [I've checked] and are listed in "about:addons" as active, working, etc. Again, I've checked. But, I am not able to see the icons in the Tool bar. This is actually quite annoying now as one is used to clear history, another for clearing cookies etc.

This is only impacting W100 FF, not Ubuntu. How do I get the Add ons back.

Asked by piloti 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Add-ons not working/appearing in toolbar

Hello, I have three add-ons and none of them are appearing in the tool bar or working. They are enabled and I am not browsing in private or safe mode. Likewise, when I g… (read more)

Hello,

I have three add-ons and none of them are appearing in the tool bar or working. They are enabled and I am not browsing in private or safe mode. Likewise, when I go to the customize page, none of my add-ons' logos appear for me to move.

I have attempted uninstalling/reinstalling the add-ons, but to no avail. There is room on the toolbar. They have been on the toolbar before with previous Firefox versions. I have made sure that Firefox is updated as are the add-ons in question.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by Dan 1 day ago

Answered by Dan 1 day ago