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clearing browsing data

Why does clearing my browsing data delete the "top sites" symbols pinned to my home page? I use these sites every day and don't want to have to replace them every time I … (read more)

Why does clearing my browsing data delete the "top sites" symbols pinned to my home page? I use these sites every day and don't want to have to replace them every time I clear my browsing history. Other browsers leave them in place. Is there a way to keep them there unless I intend to delete them?

Asked by ksarnsugr 7 seconds ago

How can I change my update channel?

I was using the beta update channel, but with the recent release, I downloaded and installed 85.0 instead of upgrading to the 86 beta. This seems to have worked fine, but… (read more)

I was using the beta update channel, but with the recent release, I downloaded and installed 85.0 instead of upgrading to the 86 beta. This seems to have worked fine, but About Firefox is still showing me as being on the beta update channel and asking me to upgrade to the 86 beta. How can I get on the release update channel so I can turn on automatic updates again?

Asked by dbuchfuhrer 46 minutes ago

Impossible to get answers to my requests via QWANT

Hi everybody... My browser is QWANT (and not Google) , I hv been using it for years with FIREFOX...and it is supposed to be my browser "par default", since 2 days I can't… (read more)

Hi everybody... My browser is QWANT (and not Google) , I hv been using it for years with FIREFOX...and it is supposed to be my browser "par default", since 2 days I can't hv any answer when I make a reqsuest. It just says "check yr connexion or try again". But everything is working fine otherwise...Do you hv any idea what the problem is ? thks a lot for yr help...Dana

Asked by manier.danielle 55 minutes ago

How do you put the 'print preview' and 'print setup' commands into the 'file' menu if they are not there

I have looked high and low for information on this in FF tutorials and through google and have found no answer My wife's Windows PC somehow lost these two commands from t… (read more)

I have looked high and low for information on this in FF tutorials and through google and have found no answer My wife's Windows PC somehow lost these two commands from the 'file' section of the page

Asked by bgolfer 2 hours ago

Backing up Firefox data from mobile/ipad

So I forgot my Firefox account password, but it is open on my android and ipad but not on the main laptop browser. I don't want to reset my password since I need my data,… (read more)

So I forgot my Firefox account password, but it is open on my android and ipad but not on the main laptop browser. I don't want to reset my password since I need my data, so the only way I see is backing up data from mobile and then pushing it to the laptop. How this is possible? Also, can why I cannot login on laptop with scanning a QR code? Any method I can use to login to my account without the password?

Asked by barish2003 2 hours ago

Loading Firefox

When I bring up Firefox, the screen always says "This file cannot be found, etc." Is this normal? This is always the first page. What do I do, if anything? I have to hit … (read more)

When I bring up Firefox, the screen always says "This file cannot be found, etc." Is this normal? This is always the first page. What do I do, if anything? I have to hit new tab+ to get the home page.

Asked by lao1wine 2 hours ago

Logitech M720 back/forward buttons not working

The back/forward buttons on my mouse are not working as intended, ONLY on the Firefox browser. The actions work correctly on every other application and browser that I us… (read more)

The back/forward buttons on my mouse are not working as intended, ONLY on the Firefox browser. The actions work correctly on every other application and browser that I use. With Firefox, when the back/forward buttons are pressed, the "up/down" scroll is triggered. This is not how I have mapped my mouse. Please look into fixing this. It is very annoying. Thank you.

Asked by dgo1015 3 hours ago

How to change(widen) the Margins when I view my Markdown file on Firefox browser.

Greetings all, Is there a way to change the margins of viewed markdown files by going into, for example, about:config or another way? Would this or some other commands al… (read more)

Greetings all, Is there a way to change the margins of viewed markdown files by going into, for example, about:config or another way? Would this or some other commands allow me to change the left and right margins?

I would like to change (widen primarily) the margins of markdown files when I view them on my Firefox browser. I use a lot of Markdown, for writing, scientific work (RMarkdown), and note-taking. I am currently using a Markdown text editor (Abricotine, not that this should matter) that simply calls up Firefox and sends the text/markdown to the screen. However, when I view the .md files the margins seem very small to me.

Cheers,

Asked by Mock 3 hours ago

Developer Tools separate window view - menu bar colour

Hello, I am using Firefox 85.0 on OSX 10.14.6. Both Firefox Dev Tools and OSX are set to Dark Mode. However the menubar on the Developer Tools pop-out window (separate wi… (read more)

Hello,

I am using Firefox 85.0 on OSX 10.14.6. Both Firefox Dev Tools and OSX are set to Dark Mode. However the menubar on the Developer Tools pop-out window (separate window view) is showing light grey. Please see attached image which shows the menu bar colour.

Is there any way I can change this to match the dark theme of my system?

This may seem petty, but I use the pop-out console a lot in my workflow and the bright coloured bar is bothering me! I have just switched over from Chrome which correctly matches the menubar to the system theme.

Thanks for your help.

Asked by azleeb 4 hours ago

importing passwords from Chrome

When I click import passwords from another browser, Chrome does not show up in the list to import from. Also, Firefox does not save passwords and sign ins from the ones I… (read more)

When I click import passwords from another browser, Chrome does not show up in the list to import from.

Also, Firefox does not save passwords and sign ins from the ones I put in in Firefox.

Asked by dennfwl 5 hours ago

Sites loading slowly :-/

Hello, i have problem with slow loading websites of my shop (build on Prestashop v. 1.7.6.5) in Firefox. I did not notice this kind of malfunction in Edge or Chrome. I wa… (read more)

Hello, i have problem with slow loading websites of my shop (build on Prestashop v. 1.7.6.5) in Firefox. I did not notice this kind of malfunction in Edge or Chrome. I was trying check "performace tool" from developer tools in Firefox "Options". What is amazing, if i start record activity in this tool, this problem does not appeare. If i swicth off recording mode. Sites again are loading slowly. Can anyone advice where should i look for solution? Thanks in advance.

Asked by andrzej.dymnicki 5 hours ago

Login to firefox synchronization account

Recently I logged out from Firefox my account, and when I tried to login it asked me to enter the 6 digit verification code from my authentication application. It looks l… (read more)

Recently I logged out from Firefox my account, and when I tried to login it asked me to enter the 6 digit verification code from my authentication application. It looks like this comes from the 2-steps authentication method. I don't remember I used this procedure before, and I don't know what is the authentication app. I have this account since 2014 and now I am not able to login to it. Is there is any way to reset the sitting through email? Please help. Note: I created another account in order to be able to ask this question.

Asked by W.Kafa 5 hours ago

Firefox keeps crashing entire computer every day

Hi, I have a big issue with Firefox crashing my computer, every day. I have many tabs open but this problem started occuring just a few days ago. Would really appreciate … (read more)

Hi,

I have a big issue with Firefox crashing my computer, every day. I have many tabs open but this problem started occuring just a few days ago. Would really appreciate any clues on what could be causing this.

Here are my crash reports:

bp-39de7cd9-4a79-44cb-a5d0-1abe30210127 bp-27b0e547-3bea-496b-9288-885700210127 bp-2d9c8aa7-6502-4007-9f35-83b870210127 bp-aa89909a-cd4a-456f-ba3c-c47480210127 bp-3d32d88d-25f3-4b05-afee-ca1820210127 bp-8ea13769-6d05-4762-8848-0cebc0210127

I have tried disabling webGL, as well as disabling hardware acceleration etc. Also, the crashes usually happen after >1h of usage. I have 32gb of RAM and lots of charts open in my tabs, so not sure if its a memory or graphics issue.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by saemol 6 hours ago

Firefox Dynamic Theme Switch

In Ubuntu 20.04, Firefox can dynamically switch between light and dark theme based on system theme anytime. But In other OS ( Arch gnome ) , you have to restart Firefox t… (read more)

In Ubuntu 20.04, Firefox can dynamically switch between light and dark theme based on system theme anytime. But In other OS ( Arch gnome ) , you have to restart Firefox to refresh the system gtk theme. Is there an api/bash command to do so manually ?

Asked by kushraj1532 6 hours ago