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importing bookmarks empties folders I have created

I do not use the sync function to keep my bookmarks up to date on separate computers. I have a location on a server that I can access from any of my machines. Usually I i… (read more)

I do not use the sync function to keep my bookmarks up to date on separate computers. I have a location on a server that I can access from any of my machines. Usually I import and export to html bookmark file.

I have organized my bookmarks into various folders. When I attempted to update one of my boxes, all the bookmarks were removed from the folders and placed in a huge list in Other Bookmarks. The folder structure did not change, but all the folders were empty.

I tried to use a json file as an alternative, but this also had the same result.

I run Debian Linux on all my machines, if that matters.

What could be the problem?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Scottzzz Prieš 6 mėnesius

Answered by jscher2000 Prieš 6 mėnesius

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Change primary email address on Firefox Account

I need to Change my primary email address on my Firefox Account. HOWEVER, my old MAIN email address is defunct. The servers have been shut down & I no longer have a… (read more)

I need to Change my primary email address on my Firefox Account. HOWEVER, my old MAIN email address is defunct. The servers have been shut down & I no longer have access to it. I have my secondary email attached but it will not let me change it without sending a code to my old email. PLEASE HELP!

Asked by Buddy Lee Prieš 6 mėnesius

Answered by Buddy Lee Prieš 6 mėnesius

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sending email

Something new is happening - there is a slow and very obstructing problem in sending emails - I can receive emails normally but when I try to reply or to send a message, … (read more)

Something new is happening - there is a slow and very obstructing problem in sending emails - I can receive emails normally but when I try to reply or to send a message, a yellow bar appears telling me there is a huge content slowing my process and asks me to click 'stop' or 'wait' It now takes 15 - 20 minutes to wait to send a message This has never happened before and has been happening for two days now. Please correct this problem. Thank you

Asked by lizardiharp Prieš 6 mėnesius

Last reply by Seburo Prieš 6 mėnesius

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What's the difference between Session Restore and restoring Recently Closed Windows (Ctrl+Shift+N)?

Folks frequently bemoan that Firefox doesn't have the same Ctrl+Shift+T keyboard shortcut to Restore Previous Sessions that Chromium has (heck, I'm one of them), but I no… (read more)

Folks frequently bemoan that Firefox doesn't have the same Ctrl+Shift+T keyboard shortcut to Restore Previous Sessions that Chromium has (heck, I'm one of them), but I noticed that Ctrl+Shift+N will restore Previously Closed Windows. From a backend perspective, is there a functional difference between these two options? Does using the Restore Previous Sessions button in the History panel behave differently in regards to, I don't know, cookies or something? I'm a little hazy on what a "session" is and why it's important.

Asked by fiffox Prieš 6 mėnesius

Answered by cor-el Prieš 6 mėnesius

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Buttons show as text in FF 78.11

Hello, I've had an ongoing problem that I've been ignoring, but today it was hard to ignore. I hope someone can help me. Some webpages load with code where the buttons sh… (read more)

Hello,

I've had an ongoing problem that I've been ignoring, but today it was hard to ignore. I hope someone can help me.

Some webpages load with code where the buttons should be. I've included a screen shot.

I'm running FF 78.11 on a 2011 MacBook Pro with OSX 10.12.

Steps I've taken to try and fix the problem: - emptied the cache - turned off all privacy extensions independent of one another: ADP, Privacy Badger, Ghostery, Enhanced Tracking Protection and AdGuard - restarted with adons disabled

These steps didn't work.

The pages load with no problems on Chrome and Ghostery Dawn.

What is the problem here, and what can I do to fix it?

Thanks in advance for your help.

Asked by IngT Prieš 6 mėnesius

Answered by TyDraniu Prieš 6 mėnesius

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How To Get Better Autoplay Blocking

Firefox already has features for blocking autoplay. I use all of those. But, some websites still manage to autoplay! Is there a way to stop those devious websites? Exampl… (read more)

Firefox already has features for blocking autoplay. I use all of those.

But, some websites still manage to autoplay! Is there a way to stop those devious websites? Examples include Yahoo Finance and ESPN.

I already have Autoplay set to "Block Audio and Video" in the Permissions section of Settings. I have also gone into about:config and set the following:

media.autoplay.allow-extension-background-pages false media.autoplay.block-event.enabled true media.autoplay.block-webaudio true media.autoplay.default 5

Is there anything else I can do?

Also, does anyone know *why* firefox is allowing these videos to play?

Asked by Parasnailer Prieš 6 mėnesius

Answered by cor-el Prieš 6 mėnesius

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No text showing, only images from today on one news website.

I haven't installed any new Add-ons for over a year but suddenly today the Telegraph.co.uk website is only displaying images. I disabled all Add-ons, re started FF but th… (read more)

I haven't installed any new Add-ons for over a year but suddenly today the Telegraph.co.uk website is only displaying images. I disabled all Add-ons, re started FF but that hasn't fixed it. Safari is okay though. Mac 10.11.6 and FF 78.10.1esr Thanks for any tips, can't do without a proper newspaper. Kryters.

Asked by kryten Prieš 7 mėnesius

Answered by kryten Prieš 7 mėnesius

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i forgot my password but is still connected to the account, is there a way so i can transfer the sync data to a different profile or change my current account password so i wont lose my sync data?

is there a way so i can transfer the sync data to a different profile or change my current account password so i wont lose my sync data? inside my current firefox account… (read more)

is there a way so i can transfer the sync data to a different profile or change my current account password so i wont lose my sync data? inside my current firefox account i have tons of data i would rather not lost so please tell me a way to keep all my data

Asked by tim Prieš 7 mėnesius

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben Prieš 7 mėnesius

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Widevine CDM stopped working on Firefox ESR after June 1st, 2021 upgrade.

Hi. I've noticed similar messages like this after previous Firefox upgrades, but not for the latest. My Firefox ESR was automatically updated to 78.11 on June 1, 2021. Si… (read more)

Hi. I've noticed similar messages like this after previous Firefox upgrades, but not for the latest.

My Firefox ESR was automatically updated to 78.11 on June 1, 2021. Since then I have not been able to access Amazon Prime. The error says:

Your web browser is missing a digital rights component.

In your web browser’s address bar, type about:addons, press Enter, and then on the left, click Plugins. For the Widevine Content Decryption Module, select Always Activate, and then refresh the video’s page and try watching the video. If the video doesn’t play, go back to Plugins, click the gear icon at the top of the page, and then click Check for Updates. When the plugins have updated, refresh the video’s page, and then try watching the video.

The suggestions get me no where. It is already on "Always Activate" and newer updates are available.

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling a early version, but this does not work either. I get a message at the top saying that "Firefox is installing components needed to plate the audio or video on this page. Please try again later." "Later" is apparently never.

Has any else had this issue? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by michaelvcooper1 Prieš 7 mėnesius

Answered by bvandyk Prieš 7 mėnesius

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Virgin TV Go asking for browser update

I've been using Firefox with Virgin Media's TV Go https://virgintvgo.virginmedia.com/en.html for quite a while without a problem. After the latest update I got the messag… (read more)

I've been using Firefox with Virgin Media's TV Go https://virgintvgo.virginmedia.com/en.html for quite a while without a problem. After the latest update I got the message to update the browser to the latest version and restart. I've tried talking to Virgin about it but been given the runaround by them - surprise. I've tried other browsers, Safari, Chrome, but the quality of the stream is poor compared to what I was getting with Firefox. Has anyone got any ideas? Any hopes?

Thanks

Asked by marc82 Prieš 7 mėnesius

Answered by TyDraniu Prieš 7 mėnesius

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Default Theme

In new version of Firefox (89) Default theme is installed but refuses to load properly it looks like the Light theme, when i am switching it to Light theme and after Def… (read more)

In new version of Firefox (89) Default theme is installed but refuses to load properly it looks like the Light theme, when i am switching it to Light theme and after Default theme there is no difference it looks like Light theme anyway...Can you help me with it?

Asked by babu_92 Prieš 7 mėnesius

Answered by jscher2000 Prieš 7 mėnesius

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address bar menu

When you click on the address bar a drop down menu appears which allows you to immediately select a site that you visit frequently. How do I remove an item from this men… (read more)

When you click on the address bar a drop down menu appears which allows you to immediately select a site that you visit frequently. How do I remove an item from this menu?

Asked by jeitel Prieš 7 mėnesius

Answered by jscher2000 Prieš 7 mėnesius

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How to Export Logins and Passwords on Firefox running 78.10.1esr (64-bit) on Mac

Hello community, would anyone kindly help me with this issue I'm facing? How do I export Logins and Passwords on Firefox running 78.10.1esr (64-bit) on a Mac. The export … (read more)

Hello community, would anyone kindly help me with this issue I'm facing? How do I export Logins and Passwords on Firefox running 78.10.1esr (64-bit) on a Mac. The export funtion is not available here and I know the this option is only available on 79 and after, but I'm using a mid 2012 Mac Pro running 78.10.1esr. Is there any way I could still export the logins?

Thank you kindly.

Asked by emiel1234 Prieš 7 mėnesius

Answered by FredMcD Prieš 7 mėnesius

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Keeps deleting active logins

Hi everyone! Do some of y'all know why this keep happening? For example: I'm logged in on two sites and now I close Firefox. I've turned on the settings ""Delete cookies … (read more)

Hi everyone!

Do some of y'all know why this keep happening?

For example: I'm logged in on two sites and now I close Firefox. I've turned on the settings ""Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed"" and I've put the URLs, for these two websites, in the ""Manage exception"" list and turned them on ""Allow"". I've also turned on "Clear history when Firefox closes" and turned everything on inside that setting except ""Active Logins"".

I'm suspecting its because its deleting the cache because I don't use any kind of "erase all traces" add-ons. I'd rather not have cache turned off since it quickly builds up.

The only add-ons I use are: NoScript ""Ublock Origin"" ""KeePassXC"" (not even related to any kind of blocking so I don't really have to mention it, but anyway. ""HTTPS Everywhere"" ""Firefox Relay"" Thanks Firefox for this incredible add-on! ""Decentraleyes"" and ""DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials""

Asked by LutraLutra Prieš 8 mėnesius

Answered by cor-el Prieš 8 mėnesius

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No compatible source was found for this media.

I upgraded SuSE leap 15.1 to 15.2 two days ago and still can't play videos or live streams on most of websites. Works only on youtube and rumble. On twich, netflix,odysee… (read more)

I upgraded SuSE leap 15.1 to 15.2 two days ago and still can't play videos or live streams on most of websites. Works only on youtube and rumble. On twich, netflix,odysee and several others is no go. With other web browsers is just a same, I tried Cromium and Opera I have and love Firefox 78.10.0, ffmpeg is installed , Leap is updated via Yast ... what is that I'm forgetting?

Thanks,

Asked by cmdr.glenel Prieš 8 mėnesius

Answered by cmdr.glenel Prieš 8 mėnesius

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Cannot update secondary email

Hi forum The email provider for my preferred secondary email address uses greylisting. It works, very well. The confirming email from firefox is sent from a random amazo… (read more)

Hi forum The email provider for my preferred secondary email address uses greylisting. It works, very well. The confirming email from firefox is sent from a random amazon address, which gets greylisted as intended. There's a 5 minute limit for entering the confirmation code, but greylisting slows delivery of the email to around 15 minutes, waiting for the amazon sending server to try multiple times. Is there another way to update the secondary email address ?

Asked by b.g.roper Prieš 8 mėnesius

Answered by cor-el Prieš 8 mėnesius

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“Scribus.app” can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer.

I downloaded Scribus, an open source free page layout design application from https://www.scribus.net/ link text I can't open this application because I get a message tha… (read more)

I downloaded Scribus, an open source free page layout design application from https://www.scribus.net/

link text

I can't open this application because I get a message that says: "'Scribus.app' can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer. Your security preferences allow installation of only apps from the Mac App Store and identified developers.

I searched the Mac App Store and it does not have Scribus. I can't afford to subscribe to Adobe Creative Cloud and I need to be able to create page layout designs, which Scribus can do.

How can I verify that https://www.scribus.net/ is a secure application site? How can I open the application if it is a secure link?

Thanks, Shelley

Asked by Shelley3 Prieš 8 mėnesius

Answered by cor-el Prieš 8 mėnesius

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Firefox built-in PDF viewer's display bug on Japanese and Chinese

My firefox version is 78.9-esr As attachment, Japanese and Chinese character will be messed up. I have tried to install different fonts like fonts-arphic-ukai and fonts-a… (read more)

My firefox version is 78.9-esr As attachment, Japanese and Chinese character will be messed up. I have tried to install different fonts like fonts-arphic-ukai and fonts-arphic-uming, but it still displays improperly. By the way, it can displays Japanese and Chinese in html correctly.

Asked by wyt94yx Prieš 8 mėnesius

Answered by cor-el Prieš 8 mėnesius