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Trying to import favorites from IE, but only Opera shows as an option

Following instructions to import Favorites from Internet Explorer into Firefox, select History, all History, then import from another browser. Only Opera shows as an opti… (read more)

Following instructions to import Favorites from Internet Explorer into Firefox, select History, all History, then import from another browser. Only Opera shows as an option. How do I get IE to display?

Working with LinuxMint 11 on Compaq laptop.

Asked by caryn0819 8 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 8 years ago

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I have always in private mode enabled. Why is there a small web cache stored each time I open firefox?

Basically I have Never Remember History enabled, and each time I open FF there's data in 'Cookies and Site Data'. Under 'Cookies and Site Data' it will say there's a bit … (read more)

Basically I have Never Remember History enabled, and each time I open FF there's data in 'Cookies and Site Data'. Under 'Cookies and Site Data' it will say there's a bit of data (in the photo is says 16Kb, which is pretty typical). If I look under 'manage cookies and site data' there will be nothing there. Sometimes the cookies or cache or whatever is bigger if the last time I used that profile I was watching videos, at most it will be a couple Mb's maybe. If I wipe it out, it will go to 0Kb, and then for the rest of the profile session, even if I have a bazillion tabs open, it will say 0, but then there's always a cache there the next time I start that profile.

What is it? Why is there always a small amount of data in the 'Cookies and Site Data' section each time I restart a profile?

I'm currently running version 68.2.0esr on Debian Linux version 5.3.0-1-amd64. Extension: uBlock Origin 1.23.0

                 uMatrix 1.4.0
                 Canvasblocker 0.5.14.

Plugins: OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc. (disabled) Version 1.8.1.1

              Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc. Version 4.10.1440.19

I have web history turned off ('Never Remember History'), trackers blocked, cookies enabled w/ third party disabled, auto search engine update turned on, Do Not Track enabled, 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' enabled by default (b/c history is off). I might have changed a few tiny things in about:config but nothing I remember offhand. Any other system info I can look up in need be.

Asked by anarchistfanfic 7 months ago

Last reply by Andrew 7 months ago

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Firefox updated with CentOS 7 machine update -- bookmarks and help menu are there but clicking does nothing.

Linux 7.8.2003. Just did yum update. Firefox was updated. My customization (menu bar on) was OK. Running it, my bookmarks appear as before, but clicking on one, nothi… (read more)

Linux 7.8.2003. Just did yum update. Firefox was updated. My customization (menu bar on) was OK. Running it, my bookmarks appear as before, but clicking on one, nothing happens. Ditto Help menu, where I tried to see Firefox version number. Just now, I tried again, by accident holding mouse button down instead of clicking on Bookmarks or Help, move pointer to desired option, release button. This amazingly works. So I can tell you version of Firefox is 68.7.Oesr (64-bit). (I usually use NoScript, but disabled it for this test, same result.) I am sending this help request from a different machine, so did not click Share Data.

Asked by gnreeke 2 months ago

Answered by gnreeke 2 months ago

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No audio in Firefox

I run Firefox in Ubuntu 18.04.4. Sometime yesterday audio went away in Firefox. I still have audio on Chrome. I have tried disabling add-ons, clearing cache (including co… (read more)

I run Firefox in Ubuntu 18.04.4. Sometime yesterday audio went away in Firefox. I still have audio on Chrome. I have tried disabling add-ons, clearing cache (including cookies), resetting Firefox back to default, and have checked my preferences, Nothing works. What is next?

Asked by David Hartung 1 month ago

Answered by Mick 1 month ago

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In any instance where a conext menu is custom, right click's context menu shows on top of the custom conext menu

To reiterate, websites the employ a custom right click context menu work, but doesn't override the default Firefox context menu. The websites I've tried to use the right… (read more)

To reiterate, websites the employ a custom right click context menu work, but doesn't override the default Firefox context menu. The websites I've tried to use the right click context menu are Slack, and Gmail.

Attached is a screenshot of me trying to right click an e-mail inside Gmail's website.

I've tried searching the web and starting Firefox in safe mode, but I still haven't been able to solve this issue.

  • Firefox 76.0.1 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu canonical - 1.0

Asked by Michael Agard 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

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key4.dab compatibility

Hi, are the files key4.dab logins.json generated on a 64bit Firefox compatible with a 32 bit version? The reason is that in the 32 bit one all my "user & PW" data ..… (read more)

Hi, are the files key4.dab logins.json

generated on a 64bit Firefox compatible with a 32 bit version?

The reason is that in the 32 bit one all my "user & PW" data .... abruptly vanished. So I wished to use the existing data to restore the configuration.

Both PC are running LINUX: - 64bit has Linux Mint - 32 bit has Kubuntu

Thanks in advance for your time! Alberto

Asked by pio1955 1 week ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 week ago

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cannot get firefox to start, want to find out why

Dear mozilla community, I cannot get firefox to start, and I need help to troubleshoot this. What I already did: remove and reinstall (apt) rename ~/.mozilla to trigge… (read more)

Dear mozilla community,

I cannot get firefox to start, and I need help to troubleshoot this. What I already did:

  • remove and reinstall (apt)
  • rename ~/.mozilla to trigger recreation
  • start using the command line
  • start in safe mode

The only symptoms are <defunct> processes (see screenshot).

I need more information to find out what went wrong. Where can I find this?


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  • apt
  • firefox_78.0+build2-0ubuntu0.16.04.1~mt1_amd64.deb
  • Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia

Asked by eim_92 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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Multi-Account Containers enabled, but no option to actually use them

I've installed Firefox Multi-Account containers but I don't have either the shortcut in the upper right corner, nor the option to open a link in a new container (see scre… (read more)

I've installed Firefox Multi-Account containers but I don't have either the shortcut in the upper right corner, nor the option to open a link in a new container (see screenshots attached). I've removed and added the add-on several times as well as doing clean installs of Firefox. Nothing is allowing me to use containers, though it shows installed.

I have made no changes to the default preferences (wanted to get this working before tweaking) and the only other add-ons I have are NoScript and YouTube Flash Player by Maxime RF. Removing either or both of those has no impact on my problem, as far as I can tell. Enable Container Tabs is checked (and grayed out) in Preferences, as the add-on requires it.

I'm on Firefox 77.0.1 (64bit) Clean install of pop!_OS 20.04 LTS

This is immensely frustrating, so any help would be appreciated!

Asked by mozilla125 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Linux, .desktop files, Sites in App Mode

Hello, all... I'm running Solus 4.1 with the 5.6.18-155 kernel on my Asus UX330UAR and Firefox Nightly 79.0a1 (2020-06-26) (64-bit). Currently, I used Android Messages fo… (read more)

Hello, all...

I'm running Solus 4.1 with the 5.6.18-155 kernel on my Asus UX330UAR and Firefox Nightly 79.0a1 (2020-06-26) (64-bit). Currently, I used Android Messages for Web via a "webapp" in Brave and am provided a "desktop icon" for that window; however, I'd much rather use my default Firefox and just discovered the "browser.ssb.enabled" setting.

The "trouble" is doing so does not provide any icon to launch by itself; that is, I must be already in Firefox to use the "App Mode."

Any ideas on how to accomplish this dream?

Thanks for any ideas!

Asked by Bryan Moore 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Prining: help needed

Hello all, I have a very strange problem and I need help like anything. My system is Mint 19.2 based on Ubuntu 18.04. I was using a Ricoh Printer model SP 111. I was abl… (read more)

Hello all,

I have a very strange problem and I need help like anything.

My system is Mint 19.2 based on Ubuntu 18.04. I was using a Ricoh Printer model SP 111. I was able to print from this printer using any app like LibreOffice or Adobe Reader. But intermittently a problem occur. Whenever I send a print from any app to this printer this only pass a single blank page. The strange thing is that during the problem too I am able to print any document from firefox. Though i am able to print only 2-3 pages correctly from firefox. If i give more than 4-5 pages it may be passing only second page to printer.

Can anyone please help me short out this problem so that I be able to print from other applications too.

One thing may help me if I know how firefox send prints to this printer and what method firefox use to send print to this printer.

I am using https://github.com/madlynx/ricoh-sp100 community driver for this printer Ricoh SP 111.

Asked by ajku500 6 days ago

Answered by ajku500 5 days ago

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How to create a new toolbar

Using Firefox 77.0.1 on Linux. How do I create|add a new toolbar? Searches here and on Google show massive hits but none I can find to explain. It used to be available un… (read more)

Using Firefox 77.0.1 on Linux. How do I create|add a new toolbar? Searches here and on Google show massive hits but none I can find to explain. It used to be available under the toolbar button on the customize page.

Asked by Lokrin 6 days ago

Answered by the-edmeister 5 days ago

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Udemy is not playing videos

Hi, The version of Firefox 68.9 on Linux CentOS 8.2 has problem playing videos from https://www.udemy.com Testing on macOS and Windows 10 the Udemy Courses are presented … (read more)

Hi,

The version of Firefox 68.9 on Linux CentOS 8.2 has problem playing videos from https://www.udemy.com Testing on macOS and Windows 10 the Udemy Courses are presented fine. I get dark video.

Asked by joseluisbz 5 days ago

Answered by James 5 days ago

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Automatically scroll a webpage using inspector console....

HI.. Is it possible to have firefox automatically scroll to the bottom of a long webpage using the inspector console :? I'd like to automatically scroll to the bottom &am… (read more)

HI.. Is it possible to have firefox automatically scroll to the bottom of a long webpage using the inspector console :? I'd like to automatically scroll to the bottom & then work my way back up to the top manually. Is this possible :? Many thanks in advanced....

Asked by dTour 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Cannot find bookmark manager

Show me how to find the bookmark manager I've seen this question from two years ago, but the answer is not valid (any more). I had several machines with different purpose… (read more)

Show me how to find the bookmark manager

I've seen this question from two years ago, but the answer is not valid (any more).

I had several machines with different purposes and when I got a Firefox account, I signed them all in. Now the bookmarks are chaotic, and I want to combine them in a more rational way. I need a real manager that allows me to do this. I'm sure there is one, but I cannot find it.

Currently FF 77.0.1, according to help.

Asked by Kevin 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Is it possible to change the settings for the auto-selection of the URL in the address bar?

Hi all, I just changed to Firefox ESR since some websites are not being correctly displayed in the "normal" firefox, this version works much better but I don't like that … (read more)

Hi all, I just changed to Firefox ESR since some websites are not being correctly displayed in the "normal" firefox, this version works much better but I don't like that when I click in the address bar I have to double-click to select the URL, not like in the "normal" firefox, so, I just want to know if there is a way to change to when I click it automatically the URL gets selected. Thanks!

I am using Firefox Extended Support Release 68.10.0esr (64-bit) in MX Linux 19.2

Asked by TheGhost 2 days ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 2 days ago

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Firefox 78.0.1 hangs trying to access websites but other browsers can

I have been using firefox for years and am very happy with it. I have a Dell optiplex 7010 desktop. I am running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I do not have a firewall turned on.… (read more)

I have been using firefox for years and am very happy with it. I have a Dell optiplex 7010 desktop. I am running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I do not have a firewall turned on. Apparently, my desktop browser was updated to Firefox 78.0.1 (64-bit) on 7-1-2020. Since that time, I have been unable to access any websites from Firefox including mozilla.org. I am connected through WiFi. After downloading the Opera browser I have been able to access any website with no problems. I read community troubleshooting on this issue and tried various fixes including turning off IPv6. I read the community article about turning off my personal firewall. I was unaware of using any firewall so I installed Gufw Firewall 18.04.0. Running this program shows my firewall status is "OFF". I checked my AT&T modem and could not find any firewall settings that specifically mentioned Firefox. I would like to continue using Firefox since I use it on my phone and laptop also use it.

My laptop is a Dell Vostro 1520 running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS 64 bit. It also accesses the internet through the same WiFi. It currently has no problems loading web sites with Firefox version 78.0.1

Please help.

Asked by charles.goodrich 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 11 hours ago

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Actually, FF doesn't crash, it's hanging, when i try to open links or sending forms, are processed with JS

Any link or button which is processed with Javascript causes firefox to hang. Its window doesn't responsing, however, after some seconds, a small window (that seems like … (read more)

Any link or button which is processed with Javascript causes firefox to hang. Its window doesn't responsing, however, after some seconds, a small window (that seems like a js-alert window) is shown. This window has 2 buttons, but there's no text in a whole window. Window's title in taskbar is just "Untitled window". If i close this window, firefox hangs again for a few seconds (the main window is having artifacts of other windows until that small window will be shown again)

In certain cases, after i kill the main window process, there is appeared the requested by link window.

I've got these bugs on Gmail options page, for example (but that trouble finding me everywhere on the net, on forums, sites, portals etc.)

I've tried to disable all the plugins, remove my ~/.mozilla, rebuilding firefox – no results.

Firefox is built on Gentoo linux OS. `emerge --info firefox` can be found here: http://pastie.org/1318950

Here are some screenshots: http://images.netbynet.ru/imgs/86fd071c0143d6977f9bce91585da346.png http://images.netbynet.ru/imgs/128419a536bec6e65a940e0546aa6741.png

--- Sorry for my english, guess there are a lot of mistakes again, right?

Asked by fargred 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago