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Why firefox new updates remove functional settings after version 50s or 60s? Like deleting links from adress bar?

I didn't updatefirefox after 48 in my father's (old) pc beause it was annoying to not have previous some functional settings. I lost count and even forgot which were them… (read more)

I didn't updatefirefox after 48 in my father's (old) pc beause it was annoying to not have previous some functional settings. I lost count and even forgot which were them. One example is about tab functions.

(Software world has evolved in a bad way. I noticed this after 2010. Change rates or choices aren't very smart. why? This is a general something. And a widespread problem. not only in firefox or restricted to borwsers whatsoever.)

Asked by iciper1984 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Address bar showing wrong URL on different open tabs

My Firefox address bar shows worng URL: either it belongs to another open tabs or it just doesn't change while browsing. I add an example in picture: as I opened the supp… (read more)

My Firefox address bar shows worng URL: either it belongs to another open tabs or it just doesn't change while browsing. I add an example in picture: as I opened the support homepage you can see in the bar it still shows my search on Google "Firefox bug address bar". It's messed up, especially if one trues to refresh a page. Am I the only one getting this?

Asked by emilio.motta 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Cannot restore tabs from session retore folder

I had to reinstall windows and lost the previously installed applications. I had copied sessionstore-backups folder from previous profile folder. Fter reinstalling firefo… (read more)

I had to reinstall windows and lost the previously installed applications.

I had copied sessionstore-backups folder from previous profile folder.

Fter reinstalling firefox I am copying the old previous.jsolnz4, recovery.baklz4 and recovery.jsolnz4 into the new sessionstore-backups folder. But I am unable to restore my old tabs.

Please advize.

Asked by iodfsindia 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Problem with: Restoring previous session

I had so many problems with it, I went through downloading different "session save" add-ons, I know what solution you guys will give me, I've done most of the posts' inst… (read more)

I had so many problems with it, I went through downloading different "session save" add-ons, I know what solution you guys will give me, I've done most of the posts' instructions, this is more of a complaint post.

When Windows boots up and you had Firefox open before you shut down last time, it will open anew, automatically, with your previous session, but it's on the end of the list of things that launch on startup.

Forgetting you had it on and clicking the browser again, will open a new session with the home screen instead of the previous session, then when actual session Firefox launches it's a 50/50 whether it will be in home screen as well, or actually in your previous session. Now here is the fun part. If you close the new window with just the home tab, that will now become the latest session, so your previous one will be deleted.

How to get around that? Move your home tab into your session instead of closing the window, it works 100% of the time... But can we, not start a new session if you close the home screen, or if you close just 1 tab it doesn't count as a different session. I dunno, just throwing ideas out there.

Hope this reaches those with the same issue, or people in positions to fix the issue, if anyone wants to use session saving add-ons, I took fancy to Tab Session Manager and Easy Session Manager, though not perfect, I don't advise for over 150 tabs.

I'll try to be as active on this thread as I can be, thanks for reading through! :>

Asked by Nuyu 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

Open link in new tab

I have a new Windows 10.0 Pro computer and installed lates version of fire fox. Now I try to implement automatic "open link in new tab" as I had in my previous PC. My int… (read more)

I have a new Windows 10.0 Pro computer and installed lates version of fire fox. Now I try to implement automatic "open link in new tab" as I had in my previous PC. My internet search was unsatisfactory. The only solution I founf was to right click the link and use the option "open link in new tab". This works but is cumbersome compared to the old version. I also found some help to change certain values in "about:config" from false to true. But they did not work. Does the new version of firefox block the desired adjustment?

Asked by RGH 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Firefox opens new tabs all the time

Good evening the firefox browser is opening hundreds of tabs and can not be closed,I allready uninstalled the old browser and uploaded a new version but it has the same p… (read more)

Good evening the firefox browser is opening hundreds of tabs and can not be closed,I allready uninstalled the old browser and uploaded a new version but it has the same problem. What can I do ? Thanks for help!

Asked by jennifertessalara 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

always open a new tab in firefox

Hello, My system is linux 20.1 Firefox 85.0.1 Since I download linux 20.1 firefox will not open new tabs when I click on a link or from pages with search results. I have … (read more)

Hello,

My system is linux 20.1 Firefox 85.0.1 Since I download linux 20.1 firefox will not open new tabs when I click on a link or from pages with search results. I have tried the add-on but its not working. I also tried the options in About:config but no result (See images). Do you have a solution for me?

Asked by Brutus55 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

When using STG addon, how do you close the STG tab groups?

I've made several TAB GROUPS with the STG plugin. But when I want to close the tab group windows I get a warning like: "You are about to close 37 tabs. Are you sure you w… (read more)

I've made several TAB GROUPS with the STG plugin. But when I want to close the tab group windows I get a warning like: "You are about to close 37 tabs. Are you sure you want to continue?" What? How do I close the windows without closing all the tabs and loosing them? Isn't the purpose of using STG to help you organize all of your open tabs so that you CAN close the windows? Or, when I close the STG Group and close the tabs, will they still be accessible through the STG Manage Groups window? Thanks for the help!

Asked by sandzbox 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

New tab from search result

I want a new tab opened when I select an item from a search page. I don't want to have to navigate back to the original search page. How do I make Firefox do that? … (read more)

I want a new tab opened when I select an item from a search page. I don't want to have to navigate back to the original search page. How do I make Firefox do that?

Asked by Bob Winney 10 hours ago

Last reply by terauck 18 minutes ago

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"Warn me when closing multiple tabs" doesn't work

Bug report. After upgrade to Firefox 16 this morning. Any time I close multiple tabs I get a Confirm Close dialog box. Checked or unchecked the "Warn me when closing mu… (read more)

Bug report.

After upgrade to Firefox 16 this morning. Any time I close multiple tabs I get a Confirm Close dialog box. Checked or unchecked the "Warn me when closing multiple tabs" under General in the Options has no effect. It always prompts me to confirm close.

Asked by nlinecomputers 8 years ago

Last reply by StanislavShevchenko 8 years ago

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A lot of addons are not compatible with latest versiosn of Firefox! It has become unbearable!

I have just updated to Firefox 17; I have used it back from version 3, and I feel it's time to say goodbye to Mozilla Firefox! I have used a lot of other programs, and I … (read more)

I have just updated to Firefox 17; I have used it back from version 3, and I feel it's time to say goodbye to Mozilla Firefox!

I have used a lot of other programs, and I don't think there is any other program that updates as frequently as Firefox - every couple of months there is a new version!

It's not bad thing itself, but very, very bad thing is that, each time I update Firefox, one third of my plugins and addons are not compatible with new version! That completely ruins my joy of surfing the internet; since updating from Firefox 14 to current Firefox 17, I have lost at least five addons that were very important for me; the last one, now, is Tab Mix Plus, it's not compatible with Firefox 17, and my Firefox now looks completely different from what I'm used to, I cannot use it!

This has become unbearable any longer: I cannot cope with constant updates of program and addons, and finding replacements for addons that became incompatible! I want to browse internet, and not always to maintain something within Firefox!

You offered me some half of dozen years of excellent experience of browsing the web, but you've become too user enemy for my liking; , so bye, bye, Firefox!

Asked by Saputnik 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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How do I change the tab colours?

Since updating to Firefox v.17, my tabs have returned to the default grey color (I assume it's the default color). I can't remember how I customized the colors before. Ca… (read more)

Since updating to Firefox v.17, my tabs have returned to the default grey color (I assume it's the default color). I can't remember how I customized the colors before. Can someone help?

Asked by Mahombi 8 years ago

Last reply by Ash 8 years ago

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How do I stop my tabs from refreshing every time I access the tab? It prevents me from being able to view pages when I'm not connected to the internet.

Whenever I click through open tabs, the page refreshes. This is a problem because 1. It prevents me from viewing pages offline, and 2. when i am quickly scrolling through… (read more)

Whenever I click through open tabs, the page refreshes. This is a problem because 1. It prevents me from viewing pages offline, and 2. when i am quickly scrolling through open tabs, it takes a long time for each page to load.

Thanks

Asked by froman4 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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I installed ShopAtHome toolbar, now Yahoo has hijacked my new tab. How do I fix this to the last visited tabs?

I installed ShopAtHome toolbar, now Yahoo has hijacked my new tab. How do I fix this to the last visited tabs? Multiple forums have addressed the fact that Yahoo is hijac… (read more)

I installed ShopAtHome toolbar, now Yahoo has hijacked my new tab. How do I fix this to the last visited tabs?

Multiple forums have addressed the fact that Yahoo is hijacking new tabs. I installed the ShopAtHome toolbar - which I love - but then I get Yahoo installed (mysteriously and uninvited).

I would like the new tab to reset to its default of: either the panels of previous sites, or the blank page. The prior issues relating to netassistant do not work.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by mjclaxden 8 years ago

Last reply by dumdidadida 8 years ago

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Why can I no longer make normal tabs into app tabs by dragging and dropping them?

Before updating into Firefox 17.0 I could make normal tabs into app tabs simply by dragging and dropping them to the left of the first app tab and vice versa. This no lon… (read more)

Before updating into Firefox 17.0 I could make normal tabs into app tabs simply by dragging and dropping them to the left of the first app tab and vice versa. This no longer seems to work.

Asked by Vartiovuori 8 years ago

Last reply by januario 8 years ago

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I am clicking on the open new tab page but nothing happens I am on the latest version of Firefox

as before the open new tab does not work i have checked the other answers to this question and none of them apply i have just updated to the latest version of firefox, ev… (read more)

as before the open new tab does not work i have checked the other answers to this question and none of them apply i have just updated to the latest version of firefox, every time i do this however I then get problems with Firefox not responding plus Identity Safe does not appear on the toolbar anywhere and I used this all the time to control websites and passwords

Asked by dannyo1lips 8 years ago

Last reply by dumdidadida 8 years ago