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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 10 minutes ago

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kb switch to another window, NOT another tab!

I know i can slow click on the icon to get to a second window, but there must be a kb for that. the help muddles the meaning of tabs and windows. I want to switch to th… (read more)

I know i can slow click on the icon to get to a second window, but there must be a kb for that. the help muddles the meaning of tabs and windows. I want to switch to the next window with a different tab bar where i put pocket so i can save to it

Asked by Fluffy the cat 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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strange error

I have been getting this error lately. Later I noticed it only seems to happend when Firefox is running. literly can't find anything online what so ever. So this is baffe… (read more)

I have been getting this error lately. Later I noticed it only seems to happend when Firefox is running. literly can't find anything online what so ever. So this is baffeling. I don't believe I have done anything to make it happen. I have had like 1,350 tabs before Firefox had an update (and it fked it up) so it might of been some update. Firefox hasn't been nearly that good sense. Im prob at 150-200 tabs right now and I have never seen this message. Also firefox LOVES ram. I have 16GB and over time it EATS it. like 12gb and when i hit 99% the computer slows down of course and I have to restart. All bc of firefox... see pic

Asked by DragonsREpic 1 year ago

Last reply by DragonsREpic 1 year ago

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How do I restore in v 88.0 'Bookmark this page' where it now says 'Bookmrk this tab'

This is the first time in 20 years I have had to query a change in a new Firefox version that is bot wanted. I want to bookmrk a PAGE not a TAB. How do I alter this pleas… (read more)

This is the first time in 20 years I have had to query a change in a new Firefox version that is bot wanted.

I want to bookmrk a PAGE not a TAB.

How do I alter this please - or do I have to change to Safari

Asked by ad16 1 year ago

Last reply by Terry 1 year ago

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Readability of Tabs in Version 89

Updated to version 89 and am not pleased with the visual/graphic interface changes. The tabs are very difficult to read. The new graphic layout fails to clearly identify … (read more)

Updated to version 89 and am not pleased with the visual/graphic interface changes. The tabs are very difficult to read. The new graphic layout fails to clearly identify each tab as a distinct entity or thing to be selected. The text just looks like a long string of text and in some instances of long names on a tab the text just fades away to nothingness.

Please make each tab a "distinct thing by creating a different colored edge on three (3) sides of the tab. Or perhaps have 3 levels of lightening/darkening the table to differentiate it from the background on which it is displayed.

Does the development team have a graphic designer and/or have the changes reviewed by a group of graphic designers?

Please change this please or put the user in charge of how they want it displayed.

Asked by David Stuhr 1 year ago

Last reply by steve368 1 year ago

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how i move tabs back where they were?

So i updated Firefox, and now the Tabs are not being shown at the top, in fact they are at the bottom but i can only see and select them when i go to customize toolbar, s… (read more)

So i updated Firefox, and now the Tabs are not being shown at the top, in fact they are at the bottom but i can only see and select them when i go to customize toolbar, so how do i fix this and move them back to where they were?

Also seems i can't add a new tab unless i open a link in new tab.

images show what i mean in how i can only see other tabs in customize toolbars and the other when its not in customize

Asked by Gourry32 1 year ago

Last reply by lepiane 1 year ago

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want new tabs in v89 to be the same as homepage

is it possible to configure all new tabs in v89 to be the same as my homepage, which in my case is Google.com? I don't like the Firefox home because when you start to en… (read more)

is it possible to configure all new tabs in v89 to be the same as my homepage, which in my case is Google.com? I don't like the Firefox home because when you start to enter a search, you get thus list of visited websites etc ... which is very annoying and gets in the way of my work (not all search methodologies are the same).

Patrick thank you

Asked by prjpicard 1 year ago

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 1 year ago

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The new tabs are awful

So the new tab bar has been dissolved together into a mush of text, there is no definition between the tabs and the background. My eyesight isn't great and the new update… (read more)

So the new tab bar has been dissolved together into a mush of text, there is no definition between the tabs and the background.

My eyesight isn't great and the new update has made Firefox very difficult to use. Please bring back the tab defining features and the contrast between the tabs and the background. 'Modern' doesn't always mean better!

It would also be nice if you would respect the general Windows settings that make these components visible. Discontinuity between different apps makes it very difficult to navigate the browser.

Asked by musictech 1 year ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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firefox opens in very tiny pages

All of a suddenly my webpages are about 2" square. I can force them to zoom, or stretch them but I'd really like to skip these steps and have things back the way they wer… (read more)

All of a suddenly my webpages are about 2" square. I can force them to zoom, or stretch them but I'd really like to skip these steps and have things back the way they were before the latest update. I've tried several suggestions to no avail. Once fully opened, the rest all open fine. Anyone? TIA Alexa

Asked by alexaconway 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How to revert to browser.tabs.ontop=false functionality in Firefox 89.x

Subject says it all. "How to revert to 'browser.tabs.ontop=false' functionality in Firefox 89.x?" I hate the Proton layout where tabs are now positioned at the top. I wan… (read more)

Subject says it all. "How to revert to 'browser.tabs.ontop=false' functionality in Firefox 89.x?" I hate the Proton layout where tabs are now positioned at the top. I want to revert to what I had before — via an add-on, I think — because the new style creates visual dissonance. I HATE the new style. I want a layout that does not do my head in. I do not care that someone(s) in the development team thinks tabs.ontop is better; it is not better for me.

Asked by Glimfeather 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Is it possible to not get the "Playing" up in the window, when sound is playing?

Hi! I do Duolingo on a daily basis. Many/most of the tasks comes with audio, and then... the tab changes size - to show a "Playing". A short time after the sound has stop… (read more)

Hi! I do Duolingo on a daily basis. Many/most of the tasks comes with audio, and then... the tab changes size - to show a "Playing". A short time after the sound has stopped, it will change back. I react every time, and it is very disturbing. I really don't need to have such information in the tab/window, because I usually/always hear when Firefox is presenting sounds. I want to find somewhere to turn that "notification" off. Is that possible?

Asked by issusbarn 1 year ago

Last reply by issusbarn 1 year ago

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Can't Change New Tab Option

I'm running the latest version of Mozilla Firefox 89.0.2. I want every new tab I open to go to google.comand not have to select it from the Firefox menu. How can I do thi… (read more)

I'm running the latest version of Mozilla Firefox 89.0.2. I want every new tab I open to go to google.comand not have to select it from the Firefox menu. How can I do this?

Asked by robomart 1 year ago

Last reply by robomart 1 year ago

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following a recent update, when i try to restore a deleted tab from "recently closed tabs" in history, it opens 2 tabs, the one i wanted to restore and another random one. is there any way to just restore the one i chose like before?

title ^. basically i always have multiple tabs in my firefox session, switching one from another and deleting the one im done with. sometimes i want to comeback to what … (read more)

title ^. basically i always have multiple tabs in my firefox session, switching one from another and deleting the one im done with. sometimes i want to comeback to what i was reading/wathcing and try to restore, but instead of opening the one i chose now it opens that one and another random one, making it a bit annoying

Asked by burdenhero 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago