Pinned tabs in Firefox

I have used Firefox for many years now and love it and keep telling my friends and colleagues to switch to this browser rather than Google Chrome.. There is something tha… (read more)

I have used Firefox for many years now and love it and keep telling my friends and colleagues to switch to this browser rather than Google Chrome.. There is something that happens irregularly with my 'pinned tabs', every now and again when I close Firefox the next time I open it up, they are all gone. I go through history and replace them and 'Pin' them and its all fine for a while then it happens again. Most recently - in the last two days it has happened twice, it takes some time for me to restore the tabs and pin them, then I have gone into 'Options' and I have set the box (ticked it) for 'Restore previous session' but its not happening. Also when I go to the 'three bars' up on the top ribbon on the far right the option to 'Restore previous session' simply isn't there! I have no idea what is happening but its very frustrating and I would really appreciate some answer as to what might possibly be going on? Many thanks for your time, much appreciate and love your work everyone.

Asked by maidmarian 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Firefox tab icon no longer spinning :(

Hi, I am using FF v80.0.1 on ubuntu 18.04. I noticed that whenever a tab is loading there is now a static (non-spinning) icon. Previously it was spinning. I want it to sp… (read more)

Hi, I am using FF v80.0.1 on ubuntu 18.04.

I noticed that whenever a tab is loading there is now a static (non-spinning) icon. Previously it was spinning. I want it to spin.

In changelog for 80.0 it says:

> For users with reduced motion settings, we’ve reduced a number of animations such as tab loading to reduce motion for users with migraines and epilepsy.

Is there a way to disable this feature?

Asked by visgean 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

migrating to a new Mac

I have quite a few tabs open in Firefox on an old iMac that I keep open for research purposes. I do this instead of bookmark to save having to reopen them every time. Whe… (read more)

I have quite a few tabs open in Firefox on an old iMac that I keep open for research purposes. I do this instead of bookmark to save having to reopen them every time. When I migrate the old iMac to a new one, will Firefox remember those tabs and reopen them upon launch?

Asked by tencosp 5 days ago

Last reply by DaneQuane 3 days ago

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Tab Issues and closing Tabs

Hi all, Super frustrating!! I have a few tabs open in Firefox, cant click the X to close them you have to really really be super accurate with the pointer to be able to … (read more)

Hi all, Super frustrating!! I have a few tabs open in Firefox, cant click the X to close them you have to really really be super accurate with the pointer to be able to click to close, same when I am trying to click on a tab bar, it wont move to another tab option unless I am really accurate and click on it right in the sweet spot, really annoying and only had this issue for the last couple days Latest update and running a Mac latest OSX Any help would be appreciated before I switch browsers again

Thank you

Asked by Welshie 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

Can't login to YouTube, Error 405

Hello. I am having the same issue as another user, but they flagged their question as solved so I'm making a new one just in case. I can't login properly to YouTube, only… (read more)

Hello. I am having the same issue as another user, but they flagged their question as solved so I'm making a new one just in case.

I can't login properly to YouTube, only in Firefox, even after clearing cache and cookies and disabling add-ons/running safe mode. I can login to my Google account, view my playlists and recommended videos (although the main page with recommendations only shows 5 lines of videos and when scrolling further is not loading). I can't make any edits, for example add videos to the "Watch Later" playlist, that require a login. When I click login, Google shows the 405 error "The request method GET is inappropriate for the URL /youtubei/v1/browse/edit_playlist. That’s all we know." or with other URL, depending on the action taken.

What can I do? Thank you.

Asked by yana k 1 week ago

Last reply by drovosek3 5 days ago

New versions of Firefox are very slow for download speeds. 50% of what is available from my provider. Safari is at 100%. Is this from security and filters ?

Recently updated to the latest 2 versions and Firefox is failing download speed wise. Upload speeds are what they should be. I have ran speed tests from multiple sources… (read more)

Recently updated to the latest 2 versions and Firefox is failing download speed wise. Upload speeds are what they should be. I have ran speed tests from multiple sources and all return a similar range - 40-60Mbps. My provider speed is 100Mbps. I have run the same tests with Safari and it is operating at 100% speed wise. Are new security features and / or tracking filters responsible for this slow down ?

Asked by bobbymacbean 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Youtube thinks I am not logged in

When I am browsing with firefox, youtube behaves as if I am not logged into my youtube account even when I clearly am. My youtube avatar shows up and I can look at my dat… (read more)

When I am browsing with firefox, youtube behaves as if I am not logged into my youtube account even when I clearly am. My youtube avatar shows up and I can look at my data in youtube, so I am obviously logged in. However, when I try to subscribe or unsubscribe, it doesn't let me. When I try to add a video to my favorites, it doesn't work.

Other browsers do not have this problem, only firefox. I already tried a clean re-install with all addons removed and it STILL acts like that.

Asked by oreimo33 1 hour ago

Last reply by oreimo33 30 minutes ago

DESDE LA ACTUALIZACION DE HOY NO FUNCIONA BIEN

Buenos dias, hoy se ha actualizado el programa y no funcion bien. No puedo crear tareas. No funciona bien la bandeja de entrada. Llevo toda la mañana peleando con ello y … (read more)

Buenos dias,

hoy se ha actualizado el programa y no funcion bien. No puedo crear tareas. No funciona bien la bandeja de entrada. Llevo toda la mañana peleando con ello y no puedo avanzar.

Que puedo hacer?

Asked by ptoledotapizados 2 hours ago

"Unable to process the backup file"

I deleted my entire partition firefox was installed on, and lost mybookmarks, passwords,... . i had this firefox account but nothing recovered by sign in but extensions. … (read more)

I deleted my entire partition firefox was installed on, and lost mybookmarks, passwords,... . i had this firefox account but nothing recovered by sign in but extensions. so i used some recovery app and found my last -deleted- firefox files and folders (/appdata/roaming/..../profile/...), but i cant introduce/change/swap these files to my new firefox. what should i do to recover my lost data?

Asked by keivanfar.mohsen 2 hours ago

Probleem bij emailprogramma

Geachte, Heb al een tijd te maken met volgende foutmelding in mijn Telenet Webmail, zijnde ... 'Niet beveiligd' - mail.telenet.be/zimbra.... Heb reeds contact genomen met… (read more)

Geachte,

Heb al een tijd te maken met volgende foutmelding in mijn Telenet Webmail, zijnde ... 'Niet beveiligd' - mail.telenet.be/zimbra....

Heb reeds contact genomen met Microsoft Windows 10 Ondersteuningsteam, met Telenet zelf, met mijn pc verkoper/IT-er, maar niemand is blijkbaar in staat dit probleem op te lossen, want vandaag krijg ik die foutmelding nog steeds te zien in Telenet Webmail.

Wie kan voor dé oplossing nu zorgen ?

Dank bij voorbaat voor feedback.


Met vriendelijke groeten, Freddy Van De Velde

Asked by FREDBROS58 3 hours ago

Firefox ESR crashes after update

Hello Guys, After updating Firefox ESR 60.3.0 to a newer version (doesn't matter which version). It crashes directly after starting Firefox. We are using a Windows 2012R2… (read more)

Hello Guys,

After updating Firefox ESR 60.3.0 to a newer version (doesn't matter which version). It crashes directly after starting Firefox. We are using a Windows 2012R2 RDS (terminal) server

When we remove the newer version of Firefox ESR and reinstall Firefox ESR 60.3.0, it works again!

Details of the crash:

Probleemhandtekening:

 Gebeurtenisnaam van probleem: APPCRASH
 Naam van de toepassing: firefox.exe
 Versie van toepassing: 78.2.0.7534
 Tijdstempel van toepassing: 5f3ab4d7
 Naam van foutmodule: StackHash_76e0

I'd love to hear from you for a solution.

Asked by jflorie 3 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 48 minutes ago

New panel - bookmarks

Hi, in the new panel (highlighted) the bookmarks are shown from the last to the first. Instead I will come that they were displayed as in the favorites bar, from first to… (read more)

Hi, in the new panel (highlighted) the bookmarks are shown from the last to the first. Instead I will come that they were displayed as in the favorites bar, from first to last.

Thanks for your help!

Asked by irobfer 4 hours ago

Firefox without address bar and in a new window

So, I want to run Firefox from the command line withoug address bar and in a new window. I found that I can enable ssb and try it with: firefox -ssb http://127.0.0.1:6680… (read more)

So, I want to run Firefox from the command line withoug address bar and in a new window. I found that I can enable ssb and try it with: firefox -ssb http://127.0.0.1:6680/ This doesn't work, so I tried: firefox -ssb -url http://127.0.0.1:6680/ This opens it, not in a new window but in a new tab of an already existing session, and the ssb argument doesn't seem to work. Then, I tried: firefox -new-window http://127.0.0.1:6680/ This does work but again, there's still the address bar. The -ssb argument works with websites like google.com etc. but not local sites like the address I mentioned there. What do I do?

Asked by Nanda Gopal 5 hours ago

Problem

I have the latest Firefox installed on my Windows 10. The problem is whenever I Left-Click It randomly goes back (To the previous page).... Doesn't matter where I click … (read more)

I have the latest Firefox installed on my Windows 10. The problem is whenever I Left-Click It randomly goes back (To the previous page).... Doesn't matter where I click it just happens in every 3 or 4 clicks ... This is so disturbing.I have tried Changing Mouse but it didn't work I have done everything with the mouse drivers but still didn't work.

Asked by Umar Farooq 5 hours ago

CBS shows don't play in Firefox

With the most recent version of Firefox (80.0.1 64-bit), the free videos at cbs.com no longer play, even with AdBlock turned off. That wasn't the case with earlier versio… (read more)

With the most recent version of Firefox (80.0.1 64-bit), the free videos at cbs.com no longer play, even with AdBlock turned off. That wasn't the case with earlier versions of the browser. However, everything at abc.com, nbc.com, YouTube, and Netflix play as always. I contacted CBS about this matter but, after a four-week wait, have not had a response. Fortunately, I can watch the free CBS content if I use Google Chrome and/or Microsoft Edge. Because of that, I wonder if the problem lies with Firefox and not CBS. None of the so-called solutions I've read here at Mozilla Support--regarding the playing of videos--has worked.

Asked by willlad-f 6 hours ago

Why Mozilla-Developer-Network/MDN Needs Access Into My GitHub Or Google Account To Login !? & Why MDN Does Not Allow To Use Mozilla Account Based Login ? isn't it Violation Of Privacy ?

Hi, i absolutely do-not-like & do-not-approve that Mozilla Dev Network MDN https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/ is FORCING/COERCING us/users TO GAIN (READ+WRITE OR AN… (read more)

Hi, i absolutely do-not-like & do-not-approve that Mozilla Dev Network MDN https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/ is FORCING/COERCING us/users TO GAIN (READ+WRITE OR ANY-OTHER) ACCESS INTO MY/USER'S GITHUB OR GOOGLE ACCOUNT to login into MOZILLA MDN site. This is clear Anti-privacy & Anti-Security activity, VIOLATION of PRIVACY-RIGHTS.

Any users can create an account in Mozilla here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/accounts/

So WHY MDN does not allow to use that to login/access into MDN site ?! and instead FORCING users to use GitHub/Google account access based login ?

Why should i give "MOZILLA", a 3rd-party, VARIOUS-TYPES-OF-ACCESS into my Google/GitHub account ? !! !! !! !! just to view documents from Mozilla developer network site, Or to get Firefox Dev Tools, etc, etc !!

my accounts are used for my control over my projects & to have my control over my private data/emails. even a tiny moment of access into any such private account means PRIVACY is LOST, & NOT-PRIVATE anymore.

Mozilla can send a code into my email & i/user can post that code to Mozilla, to prove i'm/user-is the owner of the email-adrs ... and for entire world , this type of proof is sufficient (though not perfect).

So WHY MOZILLA IS NOT FIXING THIS/THESE ISSUES ?

If Mozilla need to send notification to me, it can use my email-address. if Mozilla needs to add/notify in GitHub in my projects, then it can use its own GitHub account to do so with specific direct MENTION to user(by using user's github-ID) , or it can send me/user specific code over email that i or a user can add myself/themselves. A user can also give Mozilla-bot a membership in their Github project to publish, or notify something. etc. etc. there is always alternative & PRIVACY-RESPECTING & better-security-practice solutions , w/o giving/having FULL-or-PARTIAL access into someone's GitHub/Google account.

tags: MDN , MDN Login Issue , Privacy , Security , Login , Signin

Asked by atErik 6 hours ago