Moving my passwords from old profile to profile in a newer version of firefox

Dear community, Transferring my passwords from an old profile backup (v 49) to a profile in a newer version of Firefox (v 77.01). I'm copying across the logins.json and k… (read more)

Dear community,

Transferring my passwords from an old profile backup (v 49) to a profile in a newer version of Firefox (v 77.01). I'm copying across the logins.json and key4.db files like it says here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile#w_passwords. but it still doesn't seem to show my passwords in the new Firefox version when I look in the preferences. I did happen to notice that the key file version is named 'key3.db' in the old profile whereas the corresponding file in the new profile is 'key4.db'. I don't think they're compatible. My question is can I move my passwords from the old profile to the new profile in Firefox v 77.01? Please can you tell me if I can do it offline/locally like this? I don't want to do it with Firefox sync. I'm currently having problems signing into Firefox sync so that isn't an option.

Kind regards,

Matt

Asked by mdv.fox Prieš 2 mėnesius

Last reply by mdv.fox Prieš 1 dieną

firefox reboots by itself, twice

Hi, From two to three weeks ago, every time I open windows, my firefox browser reboots twice. It does not give any error message and when it reboots it goes back to home … (read more)

Hi,

From two to three weeks ago, every time I open windows, my firefox browser reboots twice. It does not give any error message and when it reboots it goes back to home page. I removed all extensions, then I updated the browser and the Graphic Card, in vain!

Any help please

Asked by maher.souilah Prieš 2 mėnesius

Last reply by maher.souilah Prieš 6 dienas

A folder in Bookmarks disappeared AGAIN!

A folder in Bookmarks disappeared AGAIN! This is ridiculous. Every now and then Firefox loses a Bookmark folder. To make matters worse, I can waste a lot of time trying t… (read more)

A folder in Bookmarks disappeared AGAIN! This is ridiculous. Every now and then Firefox loses a Bookmark folder. To make matters worse, I can waste a lot of time trying to find it and get no where. I have better things to do than trying to find lost Bookmark folders! How can I easily find the very important Bookmark folder quickly? Undo does not help.

Asked by Wayne Carpenter Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by Wayne Carpenter Prieš 6 dienas

Enable / Disable extensions by single click.

I have installed some extensions. Is there any way to disable / enable the extensions by single click without visiting Menu>Add-ons>disable? Because some sites do … (read more)

I have installed some extensions. Is there any way to disable / enable the extensions by single click without visiting Menu>Add-ons>disable?

Because some sites do not load properly due to some of the installed extensions. So, I have to disable whenever visiting the site and enable it again after closing the site.

Asked by ppong Prieš 5 dienas

Last reply by ppong Prieš 3 dienas

Google search requires verification every time I use it.

This is driving me nuts. All of a sudden, I can't search for anything using Google without being asked for verification. You might well have seen this page before: 'I'm n… (read more)

This is driving me nuts. All of a sudden, I can't search for anything using Google without being asked for verification. You might well have seen this page before:

'I'm not a robot' check box

Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot. Why did this happen?'

Which leads to the inevitable Select All Images With Traffic Lights etc pop ups. This is ONLY happening on Firefox, Chrome allows me to search on Google and Chrome is what I'll be using from now on if this doesn't get fixed.

Asked by tom_donnelly Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by tom_donnelly Prieš 6 dienas

Firefox Dev Tools Accessibility

Hi there. I'm a blind web developer and I was wondering if there is some way to make the Firefox developer console more screen reader friendly. As it stands, I have no wa… (read more)

Hi there. I'm a blind web developer and I was wondering if there is some way to make the Firefox developer console more screen reader friendly. As it stands, I have no way of viewing JavaScript runtime errors or much of anything besides the element hierarchy when inspecting an element, and even this only provides very little information. I ask because there seems to be a big focus lately on testing for accessibility, but the tools to do so seem completely inaccessible themselves.

I would welcome any suggestions on how to use/improve the dev tools with a screen reader (I'm using NVDA) or an add-on I can down load that would be more friendly to me. I saw a mention of one called "Firebug", but that appears to be an outdated post.

Asked by phoenixtilea Prieš 1 mėnesį

Last reply by phoenixtilea Prieš 1 mėnesį

Firefox cache too aggressive

Hello, Since one week (but i was in holidays the 2 previous weeks) Firefox cache turn me crazy. I disconnect from an account or reload a page (where content have been cha… (read more)

Hello,

Since one week (but i was in holidays the 2 previous weeks) Firefox cache turn me crazy. I disconnect from an account or reload a page (where content have been changed) and data are not updated. I have to empty cache each time to be sure data are the good one. To work in sites backoffice it's just a nightmare !

Also when i save a form 50% of time it don't save values. It's crazy ... Big problem with cache system since one or 2 versions. Please correct this fast. Firefox become unusable.

Also : HOW TO CHANGE CACHE BEHAVIOUR ??? Now more option to set this ... In this situation i would like to set cache to be off ... But no more settings for that.

Regards.

Asked by pascal12 Prieš 3 savaites

Last reply by pascal12 Prieš 6 dienas

session delay issue with Firefox v80/ v80.0.1

Hi Great Team of Mozilla, I am facing PHP session issue on Mozilla Firefox browser 80 only. 79 and its below version everything is working fine but on firebox 80 version… (read more)

Hi Great Team of Mozilla, I am facing PHP session issue on Mozilla Firefox browser 80 only. 79 and its below version everything is working fine but on firebox 80 version I am facing very critical issues and can not able to debug or find exact issues that whats the wrong we are doing. On all platform its working fine like Mozilla firebox 79 and below version, All version of Google Chrome, IE, Safari even opera also.

Issues: After login of user session not working on particular page first time when we use pagination next page return again previous page its working fine. I am debugging in all phase nothing to find at my end. And logged in user can not be able to log out from a particular page.


Please help me out.

Thanks

Asked by Ruchi Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by Ruchi Prieš 5 dienas

File where unpinned top sites are saved?

I would like to clear/delete ALL UNPINNED top sites thumbnails at once. Similar question was posted over three years ago... no solution was ever given. Having to go throu… (read more)

I would like to clear/delete ALL UNPINNED top sites thumbnails at once. Similar question was posted over three years ago... no solution was ever given. Having to go through them one at at time, clicking Delete from History, confirming, over and over and over, is a real pain. If the info is stored in a sql database table or even a json, it would at least be a quicker way! AND some of the thumbnails require multiple click to finally get rid of! Can you help?

Asked by moot Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by moot Prieš 4 dienas

"open link in new tab", after right clicking on a link, is not working.

When I click on "open link in new tab", after right clicking on a link, FF does not open the link in a new tab. FF does nothing. For Example, I opened a new window. Wen… (read more)

When I click on "open link in new tab", after right clicking on a link, FF does not open the link in a new tab. FF does nothing.

For Example, I opened a new window. Went to Craigslist. Did a right click on the 'rooms wanted' link. That brought up the selection list that includes 'open link in new tab'. I clicked on that, but nothing happens. No new tab is opened. The 'open link in new window' command is not working either.

I don't think any of the commands in that drop down list are working. I even tried 'inspect element', and that did nothing.

I just restarted this FF session. What is wrong?

Asked by mnalep Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by mnalep Prieš 5 dienas

firefox crashes consistently

I am developing a webrtc site and I have four (4) peer connection objects. The first peer object successfully connects to the first client. When the second client attempt… (read more)

I am developing a webrtc site and I have four (4) peer connection objects. The first peer object successfully connects to the first client. When the second client attempts to connect, firefox crashes on this call:

peer.setRemoteDescription(rmd);

The same call succeeds without problems on chrome and four (4) separate clients can connect on chrome.

I have submitted a crash report and below is thr crash ID:

bp-829d5bad-23a4-40aa-82aa-2a8910200916

At this point I think this is a firefox issue.

Asked by bruce66 Prieš 3 dienas

Last reply by bruce66 Prieš 3 dienas

Google's pop-up over searches on Firefox 80.0.1

Hi, How can I get rid out of this "pop-up" from Google (attach) which is now always popping over my browsing search, without open one Google's account ? Cookies block on … (read more)

Hi, How can I get rid out of this "pop-up" from Google (attach) which is now always popping over my browsing search, without open one Google's account ? Cookies block on Firefox 80.0.1 does nothing on this issue ... What to do ? KR Thanks !

Asked by esa_jf88 Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by esa_jf88 Prieš 6 dienas

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 Prieš 4 dienas

Last reply by atErik Prieš 2 dienas

Links won't open in Firefox

Links from other programs and Windows Explorer "Open With Firefox" won't open in Firefox! What settings do I have to change to get Firefox to work properly? I am using F… (read more)

Links from other programs and Windows Explorer "Open With Firefox" won't open in Firefox! What settings do I have to change to get Firefox to work properly? I am using Firefox 80.0.1 on Windows 10 Pro Version 2004 Build 19041.450

Any comment will be appreciated Pierre

Asked by pdophoto Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by pdophoto Prieš 6 dienas

Alternative to FireFox?

I am thoroughly fed up with FireFox and would like to have reasonable suggestions for an alternative. The main problem is that FF uses ever increasing resources the long… (read more)

I am thoroughly fed up with FireFox and would like to have reasonable suggestions for an alternative. The main problem is that FF uses ever increasing resources the longer it runs even when there is no internet connection and I am not asking it to do anything. Between the various firefox invocations and HPPA_Main.exe, there comes to be very little resource for any desired activity. Then sometimes one of the firefox invocations grows endlessly (till I stop it or the system crashes), Then once with the installation of a new version (more and more new versions makes it impractical to keep up) the old profile was deleted (I watched the files disappear one by one) so I am always loosing things.

I am using MS Windows 7 and have 8 GB of ram but firefox will have allocated much more than that by the time it becomes unusable.

Asked by robey Prieš 3 savaites

Last reply by robey Prieš 5 dienas

Forum images not showing

Hi. A forum which I joined years ago,all of a sudden i cannot view any images i post,and all the images i have ever posted there are not viewable with Firefox.Cant view a… (read more)

Hi. A forum which I joined years ago,all of a sudden i cannot view any images i post,and all the images i have ever posted there are not viewable with Firefox.Cant view anyone elses recent posted images either ,and it started happening a few days ago.Could an addon be the cause because i have had the same ones i have always had.

Asked by cblake880 Prieš 2 savaites

Last reply by cblake880 Prieš 3 dienas

How to set a local file as the new tab

I want to use a local html file as my new tab page. Currently there is no easy way to do this as far as I can tell. Firefox at some point has removed the in-built option … (read more)

I want to use a local html file as my new tab page. Currently there is no easy way to do this as far as I can tell.

Firefox at some point has removed the in-built option to set the new tab as a local file. Setting the home page as a local file is possible. But setting the new tab as either home (note, not 'Firefox Home') or explicitly the local file is not an option (see attached image).

Previous forum posts point toward New Tab Override extension. However, in recent releases, add-ons cannot offer a work around as Firefox no longer allows add-ons to access local files. In the image attached, New Tab Override extension shows that it cannot use a local file as the new tab. It can however take a file and store it somewhere it has control over. This means every time I edit the local file, I need to manually re-upload this to the extension in each instance of Firefox. It is no longer a good option.

I am sure I used this feature not too long ago and it feels like a very simple thing. I am sure I must have missed some setting or option. Any help achieving this would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by James Prieš 1 savaitę

Last reply by James Prieš 6 dienas

Blank screen on bootup in v80.0.1 (64-Bit)

After updating to the newest version, I am getting a blank screen for several seconds before the browser loads up correctly. I have followed all steps to debug extensions… (read more)

After updating to the newest version, I am getting a blank screen for several seconds before the browser loads up correctly. I have followed all steps to debug extensions, theme and hardware acceleration issues and even after uninstalling, removing my profile and reinstalling the problem will exist on a freshly untouched Firefox. Oddly if I load it up in Safe Mode, instead of showing a blank screen, the browser will simply take longer to load up, but the moment it opens, it is displayed correctly.

Asked by ni.kl2 Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by ni.kl2 Prieš 5 dienas

Vanishing Browser Windows

After an update or unexpected shutdown, my Firefox browsers window on iMac vanish. They show in the taskbar if I had them minimized. I click them, they pop up, and then… (read more)

After an update or unexpected shutdown, my Firefox browsers window on iMac vanish. They show in the taskbar if I had them minimized. I click them, they pop up, and then disappear. Can anyone help me restore them? TIA.

Asked by cchernis Prieš 3 dienas