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Change firefox cache directory v93.0

hi, As this thread indicates it is necessary to set browser.cache.disk.parent_directory in about:config. Unfortunately it has no effect and cache is store in profile in … (read more)

hi, As this thread indicates it is necessary to set browser.cache.disk.parent_directory in about:config. Unfortunately it has no effect and cache is store in profile in AppData/Local/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/{profile} directory on windows. I used that feature in the past and it worked. Is this feature removed or is there a bug?

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/768867

Thanks

Asked by joe139 12 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 months ago

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Not able to use google search! It says "Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot."

Not able to use google search! It says "Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the reque… (read more)

Not able to use google search! It says "Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot." Even if I solve the captcha it just resets.

Asked by aakasharasu 12 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 12 months ago

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poblem in opening websit dramacool.so

i am not able to open the website dramacool.so, till now it was opening and was working well but suddenly it's not getting open and its showing the page of secure connect… (read more)

i am not able to open the website dramacool.so, till now it was opening and was working well but suddenly it's not getting open and its showing the page of secure connection failed. can you please fix this problem.

Asked by bakshi.r32 11 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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Picture-In-Picture button no longer launching, just pauses video on Youtube.

I literally happen right after Adobe popped up say Supports is ending. I unpopped out my video to read it because it popped up. I went back to play the video and go PIP m… (read more)

I literally happen right after Adobe popped up say Supports is ending. I unpopped out my video to read it because it popped up. I went back to play the video and go PIP mode and nothing. I click the button overly and pauses the video.

Asked by mrbunnylamakins 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Help me

Hello I hope you are well Firefox account has been locked since yesterday. Gmail account is mine but not logged. Email: [email]@gmail.com Email: [email2]@gmail.com Thank … (read more)

Hello I hope you are well Firefox account has been locked since yesterday. Gmail account is mine but not logged.

Email: [email]@gmail.com Email: [email2]@gmail.com

Thank you very much

Asked by pc2 11 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 11 months ago

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Facebook and Firefox

I use now Firefox as my standard browser. Everything works fine. But I noticed a few weeks ago that Facebook isn't working properly. I get a message as: "your browser isn… (read more)

I use now Firefox as my standard browser. Everything works fine. But I noticed a few weeks ago that Facebook isn't working properly. I get a message as: "your browser isn't supported by Facebook." Facebook appears than in a simplified version. What can I do?

Asked by jan.noblesse 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Bookmark Location and Bookmark Duplicates

I've got way too many bookmarks collected over the decades stored in hundreds of cascading FF bookmark folders, so, if I need to use a bookmark that I have not used in a … (read more)

I've got way too many bookmarks collected over the decades stored in hundreds of cascading FF bookmark folders, so, if I need to use a bookmark that I have not used in a while, it's often impossible for me to remember the location, especially with acute CRS due to age and chemo.

You can find a bookmark using view/sidebar/bookmarks but, neither that, nor the bookmark's "properties" show the bookmark's location within firefox's bookmarks.

(It's hard to believe that mozilla can't understand the need to find a specific bookmark's location. There are several addons that meet the need, but I am reluctant to install any addon that I don't find essential.)

Searches for solutions to this need also reveal that finding duplicate bookmarks is an equally important need for many FF users.

So... trying to "think outside of the box" and experimenting, I found that when using the bookmarks sidebar search feature, the search results can be treated just like bookmarks within toolbars and bookmarks folders.

While its impossible to divine where the found bookmark is located, you can drag the found bookmark out of the search results to a location that works with your current memory rather than the location you can't remember. Doing so will remove it from the original location just as dragging it from one bookmark folder to another does.

The same is true for duplicate bookmarks. Duplicates show up in a bookmark search, and, you can delete a duplicate from the search results which removes the duplicate from FF bookmarks...

...obviously, it's wise to look at properties to confirm that the urls match.

Hope this approach is helpful, Beverly Howard

Asked by BevHoward 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

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Problems with download of a few images using "Page Info" window -> "Media" tab

Hi, Text in " " is translated to English from Danish. I hope the translation is close enough for you to follow. I used to: - Right click an image on a website - Chose "… (read more)

Hi,

Text in " " is translated to English from Danish. I hope the translation is close enough for you to follow.

I used to: - Right click an image on a website - Chose "Show Image Information" to get to the "Media" tab in the "Page Info" window to download a couple of images from a website. Lately this function is not behaving as it used to do.

Now - Selecting more images from the list in the "Media" tab - Click "Save As" - Chose a download folder - Click "Select Folder" doesn't work at all. Nothing seems to happen, not even an error message appears.

Is this function broken in the newer versions of Firefox, or is it just my installation experiencing this? I'm using Firefox ver. 84.0.2 (64-bit), Windows 8.1, Plugin * Shockwave Flash 32.0 r0

Best Regards Mr. Longgaard

Asked by incomming 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

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Devices/Sync/Duplicate

I found this looking for help with my question: I see duplicates in the Devices & apps list If you see devices listed multiple times (and you're sure that it is the s… (read more)

I found this looking for help with my question:

I see duplicates in the Devices & apps list

If you see devices listed multiple times (and you're sure that it is the same device) in the Devices & apps list, click the Disconnect button next to that device to remove it.

MY QUESTION: What if I am NOT SURE it is the same device? Thank you

Asked by 1geotif 10 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 10 months ago

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Firefox does not load mainstream sites on work machine

Hi, I have installed Firefox on my second machine at work, and I find it impossible to use it as it does not connect to many of my company's services, but also on many ma… (read more)

Hi,

I have installed Firefox on my second machine at work, and I find it impossible to use it as it does not connect to many of my company's services, but also on many mainstream sites.

For example, when I try to load sites like theguardian.com I get a window with the warning: "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue", for others like nytimes.com the message reads "Warning:Potential Security Risk Ahead". The lists of sites where these happens is long.

The thing is that on my other machine at work these sites are working perfectly. I have just loaded Firefox on the new machine, I have not added any extensions or plugins yet.

I am about to loose the old work PC, and it would be a shame if on my new machine I had to use Chrome!

Any help is appreciated Thanks Alex

PS I am writing this from my own laptop and not from the work PC

Asked by alesalva 10 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 10 months ago

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Login that used to work no longer works

Login is apparently sending the wrong information. It used to work, but now hangs. I've cleared cache and cookies, rebooted, etc., to no avail. I have also re-installe… (read more)

Login is apparently sending the wrong information. It used to work, but now hangs. I've cleared cache and cookies, rebooted, etc., to no avail. I have also re-installed Firefox.

I can login successfully via Windows Internet Explorer, but not Firefox.

Any suggestions?

Asked by rrwms 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago