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Have a backup of sessionstore.jsonlz4 but cant get firefox to use it

So Amazon audible popped up a firefox session with a talking book after I shutdown. So firefox saved this session to restore next time. I shut down firefox while I: 1. I … (read more)

So Amazon audible popped up a firefox session with a talking book after I shutdown. So firefox saved this session to restore next time.

I shut down firefox while I:

1. I understand the file sessionstore.jsonlz4 in session store is a backup of the old tabs. So I saved it

2. I then copied it to the sessionstore folder under the profile. (I only have one folder under the profile folder so it must be the correct target). As a precaution, I also copied the file and renamed it previous.jsonlz4 and recovery.jsonlz4

But I cant get firefox to load it. Firefox stubbornly loads the tabs i just used and then creates new files called previous.jsonlz4 and recovery.jsonlz4 which overwrites my backed up files

So my question is how do I make firefox use the backup file I saved?

TIA/gary

Asked by stamp2 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 15 hours ago

Open links in pop up window in current tab

The default browser behavior when I click on a link on a page is to open a pop up window in the current tab. In these cases I'm clicking a link on the pg to my social me… (read more)

The default browser behavior when I click on a link on a page is to open a pop up window in the current tab. In these cases I'm clicking a link on the pg to my social media account in order to publish a new post linking to my own content.

The new unwanted behavior on clicking the link is for it to open my social media account in a new tab. I want clicking that link to open a pop up of my social media account in the current tab. Is there any about:config setting controlling this, which I can change?

Asked by Richard Silverstein 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 23 hours ago

PLEASE ADD THIS NEW COOL FEATURE: highlight the tab that I was before i tabbed to current tab, but didnt closed previous

Hi, First of all, I should ask: Is there a such feature gained with settings or addons that highlights my previous tab, that I didn't closed, but moved from to current ta… (read more)

Hi,

First of all, I should ask: Is there a such feature gained with settings or addons that highlights my previous tab, that I didn't closed, but moved from to current tab?

For example: I have 20 tabs opened. And I'm lurking between them so I need to know what was the previous tab where I was before moved to the current tab.

If this feature does not exists I kindly offer to implement it.

Thanks

Asked by AmaMama45 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

yahoo mail

My question is the yahoo mail systems does not let me do anything but read the email, no delete, no move, no open attachments, can not see past a couple of days. Nothing … (read more)

My question is the yahoo mail systems does not let me do anything but read the email, no delete, no move, no open attachments, can not see past a couple of days. Nothing works. So confused. If I open edge and yahoo mail works great. Help please.

Asked by lillithtormentir 3 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 days ago

Facebook takes over tab

If I click on any link to Facebook, Facebook then takes over that tab so I cannot return to where ever I was before i clicked on the Facebook link. For example, I have a … (read more)

If I click on any link to Facebook, Facebook then takes over that tab so I cannot return to where ever I was before i clicked on the Facebook link. For example, I have a tab for DuckDuckGo. If I do a search and a link to Facebook appears, and I click on it, I go to the whatever the link is pointed to - but the BACK Button will NOT take me back to DuckDuckGo. The history for that Tab only shows the Facebook page. How can I correct this?

Asked by tstr14 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Make tab selecting hotkey on Windows similar to Linux

Hi, When using Firefox on Linux, the hotkey I usually use to switch between tabs is Alt + <Tab index>. But when I switch to Windows, the hotkey becomes Ctrl + <T… (read more)

Hi,

When using Firefox on Linux, the hotkey I usually use to switch between tabs is Alt + <Tab index>. But when I switch to Windows, the hotkey becomes Ctrl + <Tab index>.

Is there any way to change this hotkey on Windows to become like Linux?

Thanks.

Asked by Accodius 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 days ago

Hide the extensions indicator in the search bar.

Ok so let's start this, I was just gonna use the extension called tabliss on firefox to make the new tab thing look better but now it constantly says in the search bar, E… (read more)

Ok so let's start this, I was just gonna use the extension called tabliss on firefox to make the new tab thing look better but now it constantly says in the search bar, Extension and permission then the url.

Is there any way to remove this?

Ps: Check the image uploaded to understand what the problem is.

Asked by IXDYX 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Unknown webpage popping up very frequently

This webpage https://sso.lifecare.com/logout.html keeps popping up in my browser. I don't recall being on this site or logging out and keeps coming up. What's happening w… (read more)

This webpage https://sso.lifecare.com/logout.html keeps popping up in my browser.

I don't recall being on this site or logging out and keeps coming up.

What's happening with it and how do I make it stop?

Asked by corey.heckel 1 week ago

Last reply by Terry 1 week ago

I accidentally removed the icon that allowed me to quickly open a new window

Hello, Yesterday I accidentally removed the icon that allowed me to quickly open a new window by the tab on the right. I was looking for how to turn it back on, and unfor… (read more)

Hello, Yesterday I accidentally removed the icon that allowed me to quickly open a new window by the tab on the right. I was looking for how to turn it back on, and unfortunately I could not find such information or option in the settings. It makes it very easy for me to work and search for information. In the attachments I will send a screenshot of what it looks like with me now and what icon I am referring to; I downloaded a picture from the Internet where it is. Thank you in advance for your help.

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Asked by kamil.milka02 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

How to prevent a Firefox window to accept new tabs from outside?

I use Firefox on Linux, on a wide screen, usually with multiple windows open at the same time. Specifically, I have a smallish window containing a calendar view. It's ann… (read more)

I use Firefox on Linux, on a wide screen, usually with multiple windows open at the same time.

Specifically, I have a smallish window containing a calendar view. It's annoying that new tabs get created in that small window, because I have to move them manually to another window and resize that. I'd like to be spared the clicks and drags to get that done, or always needing to remember to move the focus to another Firefox window after doing something with the calendar.

Is there a way to accomplish the following: 1. When I've got a Firefox window open that I don't want new tabs in 2. And I open a link from outside Firefox (say, from a mail in Thunderbird or from my IDE) 3. A new tab doesn't get created in the window from 1. 4. Even if that window has the focus. 5. Instead, the URL gets opened in either a new tab in another Firefox window or a new Firefox window

I'm fine with a stable add-on, if that's what it takes to do this.

Any ideas greatly appreciated!

Asked by elgeschickto 1 week ago

Last reply by SupportGB 1 week ago

Selecting a new tab in Firefox

when selecting a new tab in Firefox, three more tabs show up, two tabs are "blank" and the third one opens a browser for either Firefox or MS Edge (which is set for www.b… (read more)

when selecting a new tab in Firefox, three more tabs show up, two tabs are "blank" and the third one opens a browser for either Firefox or MS Edge (which is set for www.bing.com/) ?

Please send an email to mlfaulk@cox.net instead of my primary yahoo account "mervfaulk@yahoo.com" because my yahoo account is not working...thanks for all you do...Merv

Asked by Merv 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

I want to permanently unpin and remove a tab, but the pinned tab keeps reappearing each time I restart Firefox.

I want to permanently unpin and remove a tab, but the pinned tab keeps reappearing each time I restart Firefox. I found this 2013 Mozilla support post (https://support.mo… (read more)

I want to permanently unpin and remove a tab, but the pinned tab keeps reappearing each time I restart Firefox. I found this 2013 Mozilla support post (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/958938) but I don't understand what it means.

Asked by jonkart 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 weeks ago

Not in Adressbar when using ctrl + t in a fullscreen tab

When you're in a fullscreen tab, like a youtube video, and use the command for a new tab (ctrl + t) you are not directly in the address-bar in that new tab. If you're in … (read more)

When you're in a fullscreen tab, like a youtube video, and use the command for a new tab (ctrl + t) you are not directly in the address-bar in that new tab.

If you're in a non-fullscreen tab and use the command, then you are directly in the address-bar.

This is inconsistent and annoying. If you are watching an English youtube video and you come across a word you don't know, and you press "ctrl + t" to get to a new tab, you're not in the address-bar to type something like "meaning word".

Is this a bug? Is this an intended feature? How do I fix this? Is there a setting for this in about:config?

Asked by bananasfrommexico 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Unable to restore session

I keep a lot of tabs open, and it's not that unusual to lose my session altogether and have to restore it. This time, though, it's not letting me. A "Restore Session" tab… (read more)

I keep a lot of tabs open, and it's not that unusual to lose my session altogether and have to restore it. This time, though, it's not letting me.

A "Restore Session" tab came up that said the following:

"Sorry. We’re having trouble getting your pages back.

We are having trouble restoring your last browsing session. Select Restore Session to try again.

Still not able to restore your session? Sometimes a tab is causing the issue. View previous tabs, remove the checkmark from the tabs you don’t need to recover, and then restore."

I usually attempt to restore from the "History" dropdown menu at the top of the screen, and it usually works on the first try. But even when it doesn't, this screen appears and gives me the option of clicking on the bright blue "Restore Session" button, and that typically does it. This time, though, the blue "Restore Session" button is much more muted in color and not responsive to clicks.

Do you have any ideas? Like I say, I keep a LOT of tabs open, and most of them serve as reminders to take care of something or other, so I really need to reopen all tabs from that previous session so I don't lose those reminders. Thanks!

RM

Asked by ray.h.misra 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Hovering over a tab no longer works properly. Now it just "blinks" the description of the tab but doesn't leave the text long enough to read it. This feature used to be very helpful when you have a large number of tabs open. Now it's useless.

Hovering over a tab no longer works properly. This used to be a very much appreciated feature. Now it just "blinks" the description of the tab but doesn't leave the text … (read more)

Hovering over a tab no longer works properly. This used to be a very much appreciated feature. Now it just "blinks" the description of the tab but doesn't leave the text long enough to read it. This feature used to be very helpful when you have a large number of tabs open. Now it's useless.

Asked by hale600 3 weeks ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 weeks ago

Pinned tabs got closed after closing the browser

When I close the browser all my pinned tab go This is very bad experience for me because I put the most important pages on these tabs Other browser also have the option… (read more)

When I close the browser all my pinned tab go This is very bad experience for me because I put the most important pages on these tabs Other browser also have the option in the history to restore all closed tabs from the closed pages

This issue I report for the second time and caused me to reduce my use of firefox by 70%

Please advise and thank you so much

Asked by hassan.jamila 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago