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Laptop crash

My laptop crashed hard. I obviously didn't get a backup of my bookmarks, password, etc. Where and what file name is my old bookmarks kept? I can get access to my old … (read more)

My laptop crashed hard. I obviously didn't get a backup of my bookmarks, password, etc. Where and what file name is my old bookmarks kept? I can get access to my old laptop data, but I am not sure exactly the path and filename I need to get. Thanks

Asked by maadams 2 months ago

Windows 7 System Restore won’t complete because of Firefox Profile error

When I try Windows 7 System Restore, it won’t complete because of Firefox Profile error 'cavkhrwq.default'. I very seldom use System Restore, but this has happened twice … (read more)

When I try Windows 7 System Restore, it won’t complete because of Firefox Profile error 'cavkhrwq.default'. I very seldom use System Restore, but this has happened twice now..

Asked by urfy.t 2 months ago

Keyboard and mouse input delays with Firefox on Wayland

I tried Firefox 86.0 on ArchLinux with a KDE Plasma (Wayland) session. All Qt and GTK applications function normally. Firefox does not crash, but there is a noticable del… (read more)

I tried Firefox 86.0 on ArchLinux with a KDE Plasma (Wayland) session. All Qt and GTK applications function normally. Firefox does not crash, but there is a noticable delay while typing or interacting with the mouse. It seems the input is received but it is not rendered on the screen.

I used the profiler and uploaded a profiler session to help you investigate the problem.

Asked by Ashwin Vishnu 2 months ago

Firefox is deleting my history on exit even though the setting isn't enabled

For some reason Firefox is deleting my browsing history every time I exit the browser. I do not have the setting enabled to 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is … (read more)

For some reason Firefox is deleting my browsing history every time I exit the browser. I do not have the setting enabled to 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed'.

This seems to have started happening since I told Firefox to 'forget' a couple of sites in my browsing history.

I do not have any external programmes such as antivirus that would delete the browsing history.

What could be causing this?

Asked by will.harrison1 2 months ago

Title bar buttons don't work when pressing Alt

Hello, I have a problem with Firefox. I think this is a bug. I have tested it in Firefox 85, 86 and 87. When I press Alt, the complete title bar with the menus File, Edit… (read more)

Hello,

I have a problem with Firefox. I think this is a bug. I have tested it in Firefox 85, 86 and 87.

When I press Alt, the complete title bar with the menus File, Edit, View, ... appears. Afterwards, when I click Minimize, Maximize, Close, New Tab or List All Tabs, the title bar is minimized again but nothing else happens. Those buttons just don't work.

Is there a way to fix this problem? Is it likely to be fixed sooner than three months/six months/years? Please tell me how I can add anymore useful information. Thanks for your support!

Asked by browserlightedup 2 months ago

Is there a way to hide the current window when dragging off its one and only tab?

Hello! I'm a sort-of new Firefox user, and I just noticed some differences in behavior between Firefox and Chrome. In Chrome, when I drag a tab out of its window so that … (read more)

Hello! I'm a sort-of new Firefox user, and I just noticed some differences in behavior between Firefox and Chrome.

In Chrome, when I drag a tab out of its window so that I can move it into another window, if the window in question only has one tab, then dragging that one tab will hide the current window and show the background, allowing me to easily drag it into that background window.

This is especially useful when both windows are maximized.

In Firefox, I cannot do the same. Dragging a tab around a window with only that one tab open does not hide the current window, but rather, drags the tab around the browser window. I recognize now that this is because I can drag the tab to other places such as the Bookmarks menu, and if the above Chrome behavior was replicated, I would have a hard time doing this with just one tab open.

Though, I think the way to merge a maximized one-tab window onto another window in Firefox is to just drag the window a bit so it stops becoming maximized, then drag the one tab onto the window behind it. Is that how I'm supposed to do it, or is there a better way?

On another note, is there any way as of the moment to replicate Chrome's behavior with regard to this tab dragging situation? If not, thank you for your time, anyway. I'll just get used to the new way of doing this for now. Thank you all!

Asked by Louie4825 2 months ago

Restricting Extensions to Specific Domains

Many extensions ask for access to your entire browsing activity. While many extensions claim they are not doing so, this is not a technical restriction, but a policy rest… (read more)

Many extensions ask for access to your entire browsing activity. While many extensions claim they are not doing so, this is not a technical restriction, but a policy restriction of their own.

In Chrome, there is a option within the browser to restrict extensions to operate within certain domains. For example, you could say that Honey is only allowed to run on *.amazon.com domains.

Is there a way to configure this option within FireFox? If not, what's the best way to request this feature be added? There are a number of extensions like Honey that are helpful for ecommerce and product research, but I want to provide a technical restriction to what data they can collect from the browser by restricting them to specific domains.

Thanks! Moose

Asked by Moose 2 months ago

open local file using cmd line while passing javacript parameters in url

I am trying to get this command to work "C:\Program Files\Firefox Developer Edition\firefox.exe" -url "C:\page.html?parameter=hi" this results in firefox navigating to f… (read more)

I am trying to get this command to work

"C:\Program Files\Firefox Developer Edition\firefox.exe" -url "C:\page.html?parameter=hi"

this results in firefox navigating to file:///C:/page.html%3Fparameter=hi

I have to manually change the %3F to ? to get it to work. I noticed everything works fine when navigating to a web based url with js parameters. It only seems to be local file problem. Can someone point me to a solution?

Thanks

Asked by colt 2 months ago

Mac keyboard text replace

Hi, I just switched from Chrome to Firefox. Everything is fine except this feature. On Mac, you can set a text replacement in System Preferences > Keyboard > Text a… (read more)

Hi, I just switched from Chrome to Firefox. Everything is fine except this feature.

On Mac, you can set a text replacement in System Preferences > Keyboard > Text and use it in any input in any programs. It works with Chrome and other programs that have an input field. Unfortunately, it doesn't work in Firefox :/ Is it possible to implement this? I would love to see this feature in Firefox.

I saw there are some Add-on for this, but I don't want to use them as there is already a feature in Mac.

I added an example screenshot. When I type "mymail", it automatically suggest what I set up before.

Thanks, best wishes.

Asked by fatihbulut 2 months ago

telemetry

I am getting these errors in the browser console. I am using Firefox Developer 87.0b6 I have disabled all telemetry options except for telemetry enables, because that is … (read more)

I am getting these errors in the browser console. I am using Firefox Developer 87.0b6 I have disabled all telemetry options except for telemetry enables, because that is locked, but I am STILL getting pin errors. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1197144 See my about:config settings below. How do I stop this? The errors are particularly annoying because they don't clear when refreshing a page like other errors. Debugging is extremely painful.


1615073898294 Toolkit.Telemetry ERROR TelemetrySend::sendPersistedPings - failed to send ping 68c33955-63f8-4bcb-92d7-0446914df64b: SyntaxError: The URI is malformed. Stack trace: open()@resource://gre/modules/ServiceRequest.jsm:43 _doPing()@resource://gre/modules/TelemetrySend.jsm:1305 _sendPersistedPings/<()@resource://gre/modules/TelemetrySend.jsm:1183 Log.jsm:723

   append resource://gre/modules/Log.jsm:723
   log resource://gre/modules/Log.jsm:379
   log resource://gre/modules/Log.jsm:508
   error resource://gre/modules/Log.jsm:387
   _sendPersistedPings resource://gre/modules/TelemetrySend.jsm:1185

app.update.lastUpdateTime.telemetry_modules_ping 1614786916 app.update.lastUpdateTime.telemetry_untrustedmodules_ping 1614989987 browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.telemetry false browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.telemetry false browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.telemetry.structuredIngestion.endpoint https://incoming.telemetry.mozilla.org/submit browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.telemetry.ut.events false browser.ping-centre.telemetry false browser.urlbar.eventTelemetry.enabled false devtools.onboarding.telemetry.logged false devtools.telemetry.tools.opened.version {"DEVTOOLS_OS_ENUMERATED_PER_USER":"55.0","DEVTOOLS_OS_IS_64_BITS_PER_USER":"55.0","DEVTOOLS_SCREEN_RESOLUTION_ENUMERATED_PER_USER":"61.0"} dom.security.unexpected_system_load_telemetry_enabled false network.trr.confirmation_telemetry_enabled false privacy.trackingprotection.origin_telemetry.enabled false security.app_menu.recordEventTelemetry false security.certerrors.recordEventTelemetry false security.identitypopup.recordEventTelemetry false security.protectionspopup.recordEventTelemetry false services.settings.main.search-telemetry.last_check 1614974675 services.sync.telemetry.maxPayloadCount 500 services.sync.telemetry.submissionInterval 43200 telemetry.fog.test.activity_limit 120 telemetry.fog.test.inactivity_limit 1200 telemetry.fog.test.localhost_port 0 telemetry.number_of_site_origin.min_interval 300000 telemetry.origin_telemetry_test_mode.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.archive.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.bhrPing.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.cachedClientID c0ffeec0-ffee-c0ff-eec0-ffeec0ffeec0 toolkit.telemetry.debugSlowSql false toolkit.telemetry.ecosystemtelemetry.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.enabled true toolkit.telemetry.firstShutdownPing.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.geckoview.batchDurationMS 5000 toolkit.telemetry.geckoview.maxBatchStalenessMS 60000 toolkit.telemetry.geckoview.streaming false toolkit.telemetry.hybridContent.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.ipcBatchTimeout 2000 toolkit.telemetry.newProfilePing.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.pioneer-new-studies-available false toolkit.telemetry.previousBuildID 20210304190020 toolkit.telemetry.reportingpolicy.firstRun false toolkit.telemetry.server toolkit.telemetry.server_owner Mozilla toolkit.telemetry.shutdownPingSender.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.shutdownPingSender.enabledFirstSession false toolkit.telemetry.testing.overrideProductsCheck false toolkit.telemetry.unified false toolkit.telemetry.updatePing.enabled false

Asked by jmv1 2 months ago

is there a setting to auto-twirl open console.log results?

as a dev, and using FF DevEd, i use `console.log({someObject})` often. and i'm always having to twirl open the results to see the object properties and values. is there… (read more)

as a dev, and using FF DevEd, i use `console.log({someObject})` often. and i'm always having to twirl open the results to see the object properties and values. is there an option to have this done automatically? can we choose tiers of expansion? for me, this would save a TON of time mousing back and forth.

Asked by ian sebryk 2 months ago

as of last update, JS console no longer stays at one line

running FF DevEd 87.0b8. since this last update, i see that the console now expands not only the output, but also the line editor at the bottom. it no longer stays at t… (read more)

running FF DevEd 87.0b8. since this last update, i see that the console now expands not only the output, but also the line editor at the bottom. it no longer stays at the bottom as one line, it now scales in proportion to the rest of the console and often obscures important information. it cannot be dragged back to one line height either. the only solution is to pop it to the left and then back down; but even then, it will keep scaling again when you change the size of the DevTools window. how can this be fixed?

sidenote: how can the multi-line editor be moved to the right side? this would at least be a decent workaround until this bug can be fixed.

Asked by ian sebryk 2 months ago

When syncing between devices, the location of bookmarks in subfolders is not remembered

I use Firefox on 3 devices: - a PC at home (Win 10, FF standard instalation), - an Android phone (Xiaomi Mi 9T) - a PC at work (Win7) with the Firefox portable version.… (read more)

I use Firefox on 3 devices: - a PC at home (Win 10, FF standard instalation), - an Android phone (Xiaomi Mi 9T) - a PC at work (Win7) with the Firefox portable version.

I have the latest, stable, up-to-date versions of Firefox on all my devices.

The problem is when I save a bookmark on one of the computers at work or at home, and then the devices synchronize. Bookmarks between computers do not remember their position in the bookmark folders and are saved in the main folder.

I have already performed all the steps based on the instructions in this article, but the problem persists. ([https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1270667])

Asked by Yozz 2 months ago

Extensions Toggle Swtich + Extensions Control per site

Hi, For some time now I have been wishing there were these two features in Firefox: - an on/off toggle switch for all extensions (to be disabled all at once). - a way to … (read more)

Hi, For some time now I have been wishing there were these two features in Firefox: - an on/off toggle switch for all extensions (to be disabled all at once). - a way to manage which extension can run on which websites or if only on specific websites. Is there a way to do this that I missed or could this be developed as such? Best regards

Asked by Jorge Rodriguez Carro 1 month ago

cannot login in any google service

Hello there, two days ago the Google Calendar Widget inside the Gmail page stopped working in my Firefox Dev (version 88.0b2). I ignored that because I could continue to … (read more)

Hello there, two days ago the Google Calendar Widget inside the Gmail page stopped working in my Firefox Dev (version 88.0b2). I ignored that because I could continue to send and receive mails and I was thinkin it was a google server problem. Today I cleared cache and cookies to make a clean start, just to try if that could restore the Calendar Widget. Of course I did know that would have logged me out. Now it's impossible to log in in any Google Service because the login pagin is stuck right after I enter my email address! The console output shows warnings and a CORS error, as you can see in the screenshot. My browser is localized in italian, but the errors should be comprehensible anyway.

I can log in without problems with Chrome, but not with Firefox.

What's happening? My Firefox Dev version is bugged?

Asked by maurocap 1 month ago