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PDFs not saving in Mac?

Hi, I am trying to fill out a PDF, but no matter how I save it (tried file save as, print as pdf, and the little folder icon) it will not save. This has been a reoccurrin… (read more)

Hi, I am trying to fill out a PDF, but no matter how I save it (tried file save as, print as pdf, and the little folder icon) it will not save. This has been a reoccurring issue for the past few days, it usually gets fixed by restarting firefox, but the issue always pops up again. Is there anything that can be done to fix this without having to close firefox? Thanks.

Asked by travilingyoshi 2 months ago

How do I access my account? I used to have one it was a iMac that went dark, so I got a macbook

I just want to access my account so I can get my paid for ad blockers. I went into the security nightmare and I thought I was setting up two part security with an app I … (read more)

I just want to access my account so I can get my paid for ad blockers. I went into the security nightmare and I thought I was setting up two part security with an app I just got. I lost the app???? Where and how do I use this site? Can I watch youtube sometime to night or is it gone forever to me??


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) section to Firefox section as you are using macOS.

Asked by thomas_kiechle 1 month ago

Most Visted bar

How do I delete websites from Most Visited Bar that I previously set up? Mac Book Pro. /moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (desktop) as you … (read more)

How do I delete websites from Most Visited Bar that I previously set up? Mac Book Pro.



/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox (desktop) as you are using macOS on MacBook.

Asked by jmgpilot 3 weeks ago

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Lost Tab in Mozilla Toolbar Menu

Dear Mozilla community, I was re-ordering the main tabs for daily use. The little blue line that indicates a move-change was about to show up when my finger slipped from … (read more)

Dear Mozilla community, I was re-ordering the main tabs for daily use. The little blue line that indicates a move-change was about to show up when my finger slipped from the Apple Magic trackpad. The TAB that I use for dissertation work (PHD) disappeared. Thinking that it simply was transferred to the my Bookmarks, I checked there. No joy. I also checked to the bookmark menu TAB for my university teaching work. Not there either? Hmm. I searched for the Bookmark (PHD) and I am not able to locate it.

Any suggestions?

I would be most grateful.

Sincerely, AM

Asked by alistairmeister 1 year ago

Answered by alistairmeister 1 year ago

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Firefox keeps on installing itself

Hi everyone, I recently installed Firefox in a new Mac, I've been using Firefox in my old MacBook Pro without a problem, but in the new one, it keeps showing the installa… (read more)

Hi everyone, I recently installed Firefox in a new Mac, I've been using Firefox in my old MacBook Pro without a problem, but in the new one, it keeps showing the installation "disk" and when I try to eject it it says it's busy... do you know what I should do to install it definitively? Many thanks for your help. Best, y+

Asked by yettalee 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago

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Is there a way to repair an existing profile?

I have a strobe sensitivity and visual motion sensitivity, so the default Firefox settings aren't safe for me. (For example, the default settings have flashingcursors, au… (read more)

I have a strobe sensitivity and visual motion sensitivity, so the default Firefox settings aren't safe for me.

(For example, the default settings have flashingcursors, autoscroll, smooth scrolling, autoplay enabled, no ad blocker installed, etc.)

I can't use a new profile unless I can copy over all my existing safety and accessibility fixes. Besides about:preferences, that includes a number of fixes to about:config, userChrome.css, userContent.css, and a number of add-ons.

I am not quite sure what the Autoconfig can do, or how to set it up, but I understand I would need to manually track down and copy all my safety settings, which isn't even possible with the current about:config. And wasn't practical with the old one.

Anyway, trying to follow debugging instructions, which often involve creating new profiles, and then copying everything to these profiles so I can test them relatively safely, has gradually screwed up my Firefox installation. A lot of freezes, the url bar going unresponsive, etc.

Maybe if I can sync to a dummy location and then back I can fix this. I don't know what else I can do.

Asked by MarjaE 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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I deleted my cookie data by accdient and I need to recover data, How can I do that?

Hello guys! So i have been searching all over for how to recover my deleted cookie data. I clicked on where it says manage data in the prefences but I didnt mean to click… (read more)

Hello guys!

So i have been searching all over for how to recover my deleted cookie data. I clicked on where it says manage data in the prefences but I didnt mean to click delete data. Is there anyway I can restore that info? It is mostly because I use this site called band camp to download music and I keep a lot of tracks that I want to buy in my cart. but since I deleted the cookie data now all those songs I found are gone along with all the other cookie data. Is there an easy way to do this? im running Firefox 77.01

Asked by Miguel Rios (SD) 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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The Weather Channel is now extremely slow

I am now getting extremely slow response from weather.com when requesting radar images. It takes over 30 seconds for the page to load. The same page on Safari loads in … (read more)

I am now getting extremely slow response from weather.com when requesting radar images. It takes over 30 seconds for the page to load. The same page on Safari loads in a few seconds. Also, a Firefox process drives one CPU core to 100% busy for the duration of the load. This something that must have degraded in the last several updates. I'm using Firefox 77.0.1 (64-bit) on macOS. Any one else have this trouble?

Asked by Discloop 1 year ago

Last reply by Eve 1 year ago

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Firefox sync is not syncing bookmarks to a new device

I purchased a new device, but the bookmarks are not syncing like it has on prior devices. I have confirmed all setting are exactly as they were previously. No matter what… (read more)

I purchased a new device, but the bookmarks are not syncing like it has on prior devices. I have confirmed all setting are exactly as they were previously. No matter what I try, I can't get my bookmarks to join me on my new device. Is this a known bug?

Asked by mk 1 year ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 1 year ago

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Mac OS text replacement doesn't work (and spell check?)

I use text replacement strings (System Preferences > Keyboard > Text) for a lot of things, and they work system wide except for in any forms in Firefox! Is there so… (read more)

I use text replacement strings (System Preferences > Keyboard > Text) for a lot of things, and they work system wide except for in any forms in Firefox!

Is there something I can turn on/off in about:config to allow this?

Is this related to Firefox insisting on using its own spell check dictionary instead of the built in OS dictionary that works in every other app? Can I turn this feature off as well?

Asked by Jmil42 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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[BUG] Reader view misses entire sections on bootcamp site https://www.theodinproject.com/

Eg. https://www.theodinproject.com/courses/web-development-101/lessons/how-this-course-will-work With reader view, entire introduction is missing. … (read more)

Asked by fahd777 1 year ago

Last reply by Balázs Meskó 1 year ago

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Latest FF Update Failed to Import Bookmarks and PW

Hello, The latest and greatest FF update did not import my FF bookmarks and saved PW. I followed all instructions on FF troubleshooting and forums and nothing seems to re… (read more)

Hello,

The latest and greatest FF update did not import my FF bookmarks and saved PW. I followed all instructions on FF troubleshooting and forums and nothing seems to restore my data. I have a old FF data, but it's stating nothing has been backed up since 2018, however I've used FF daily. Any suggestions? Thank you in advance!

Asked by sr.selvin 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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An issue with displaying images on certain sites/FF's profile folder/storage?

Hey all - been trying to troubleshoot an issue with Firefox (multiple of the latest versions, but 77 currently) on Mac OSX Catalina, appreciate any help! Issue: Certain … (read more)

Hey all - been trying to troubleshoot an issue with Firefox (multiple of the latest versions, but 77 currently) on Mac OSX Catalina, appreciate any help!

Issue: Certain websites intermittently display strange behavior, such as not loading interactive content (videos/gifs on reddit, for example, displaying as static images) and some sites not loading images at all (Twitter shows empty boxes where images would be) and a few other similar issues.

Steps I've tried: - Using a private window solves almost all the issues. But disabling all extensions and plugins in a normal window doesn't solve it. (I believe I understand private windows to use the RAM for caching but use the HDD under normal circumstances?) - Enabling/disabling VPN makes no difference, nor does what network I'm on, and other devices on this network have no similar issues - Other browsers on the same computer have no issues - Malware, anti-virus, etc all are active and scan has been run a few times. - Apple's hardware diagnostic turns up no issues, and this has happened now in FF over multiple of the latest versions (not sure when exactly it started) on two different Macbooks, though the new one is from an image of the old one (maybe that's something?) - Uninstalling/reinstalling FF does not make a difference

Where I'm at: The only thing that sort of worked (But it's now stopped working on certain sites, but continues to work for others) is moving FF's profile folder, uninstalling, and reinstalling. I was lead to believe FF would then create a new folder when this happened, but it just kicked up an error for me and wouldn't start. When I moved the old profile folder back and started up the freshly installed version with the old profile folder, the problems were all solved. Though as mentioned, they are starting to happen again on some of the sites. No errors or changes have been made that I can identify, plenty of space available on the HDD, etc.

I've become a big fan of FF over the years (over Chrome), and want to stay in a privacy-focused browser, but I haven't been able to find much that seems to help this specific situation online. Any help is appreciated!

Asked by alex144 1 year ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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Mozilla error message after entering 10-digit rrecovery code: "Your e-mail was just returned. Mistyped email?"

First, I see this alert on my laptop's homepage: "Reconnect to Forefox Account" I go through the several steps ending with entering a 10-digit recovery code. Then this er… (read more)

First, I see this alert on my laptop's homepage: "Reconnect to Forefox Account"

I go through the several steps ending with entering a 10-digit recovery code.

Then this error message in red: "Your email was just returned. Mistyped email?"

Wut?!?

Asked by jpmcg3 1 year ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Crashing when thunderbolt interface selected for playback

Hi there, Firefox has started crashing anytime I try to playback media with my Focusrite interface selected for playback. This issue has been ongoing for a few months. … (read more)

Hi there,

Firefox has started crashing anytime I try to playback media with my Focusrite interface selected for playback. This issue has been ongoing for a few months. Any page like youtube, with video or media embedded causes a crash.

For reference, I'm using a Focusrite Red8pre on a Macbook Pro. The error does not occur when using the laptops speakers for playback.

Any help here would be appreciated.

Cheers, -Harry

Asked by dogledastray 1 year ago

Last reply by Roland Tanglao 1 year ago

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Yahoo Search Engine - been deleted - keeps coming bac,

I installed Duck Duck Go for Search Engine. And, I've repeatedly deleted Default Browser (which was Google NOT Yahoo). How I find where Yahoo is to COMPLETELY DELETE IT… (read more)

I installed Duck Duck Go for Search Engine. And, I've repeatedly deleted Default Browser (which was Google NOT Yahoo). How I find where Yahoo is to COMPLETELY DELETE IT?

Asked by CharlotteSterling 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox bookmarks

Hi, When I turned on my computer this morning, my bookmarks were not there. I've tried the steps laid out by Firefox, but no success. I tried another browser, Safari, whi… (read more)

Hi, When I turned on my computer this morning, my bookmarks were not there. I've tried the steps laid out by Firefox, but no success. I tried another browser, Safari, which I seldom use, and Safari bookmarks were still there. I have many different bookmarks in Firefox so I'd rather not switch over to Safari unless absolutely necessary. Nothing else is missing, so I doubt if I've been hacked. I did check a bank account, which was fine. I'm not a high profile person, so I doubt if I've been targeted. And I see the pic of the lock closed in the URL bar constantly. Any thoughts on this would be appreciated. I'm on Mac OS 10.15.5 (Catalina) Firefox 78.0.1 (64bit) Thanks, JJ

Asked by jjns803 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Changing profile

[Firefox won't accept my master password] From Firefox Help I was told I could try another profile if I had one. Beside the Default Profile I have one in Root Directory… (read more)

[Firefox won't accept my master password] From Firefox Help I was told I could try another profile if I had one. Beside the Default Profile I have one in Root Directory and one in Local Directory. Instructions say to use one by clicking LAUNCH PROFILE IN NEW BROWSER. That command does not appear anywhere. ???? IF I could find that command, where could I find the command SET AS DEFAULT PROFILE?

Asked by jhomer4591 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago