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Can't update Firefox to the latest version on Ubuntu via apt

Hi. Previously I installed Firefox on Ubuntu with command `sudo apt install firefox`. I'm using Firefox 88.0 for Ubuntu. I want to update it to the latest version. When I… (read more)

Hi. Previously I installed Firefox on Ubuntu with command `sudo apt install firefox`. I'm using Firefox 88.0 for Ubuntu. I want to update it to the latest version. When I try following commands: `sudo apt update` `sudo apt install firefox`

It says "firefox is already the newest version (88.0+build2-0ubuntu0.20.04.1)." But I know version 89 and 90 are released.

I attached "About Firefox" window. There is no update button.

Asked by Ali Nazari 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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WANT TO MOVE FF ON MY NEW LAPTOP

I already use FF on my current laptop. I need to put on my new laptop WIN 10 . I want to make sure I get all settings,ext and MOST imp all my bookmarks. I have read abou… (read more)

I already use FF on my current laptop. I need to put on my new laptop WIN 10 . I want to make sure I get all settings,ext and MOST imp all my bookmarks. I have read about PROFILES etc and do not have enough confidence to follow instructions. Can I just install FF on my new laptop and sign in and retrieve all the above mentioned esp my bookmarks?

Asked by CTINEBRANDY 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 days ago

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Windows 7

I have an old PC desktop which I would like to replace with a newer model. I want to get a used one with Windows 7 on it. I know Windows 7 is no longer supported but I … (read more)

I have an old PC desktop which I would like to replace with a newer model. I want to get a used one with Windows 7 on it. I know Windows 7 is no longer supported but I have a lot of old software that I use, some not often, and have no desire to purchase new software. I was told that I could not download Firefox onto a newer PC with Windows 7. Is this true? I do have a laptop with Windows 10 that I use for on line ordering, etc. I like the desktop as it has a decent keyboard and mouse.

Asked by bouvsbunscavies 4 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 days ago

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Firefox doesnt work and any page cannot be opened

i was clearing my PC from unused programs apps and i deleted files named on MICROSOFT VISUAL And anything stop loading please help me fix the problem i have dark theme an… (read more)

i was clearing my PC from unused programs apps and i deleted files named on MICROSOFT VISUAL And anything stop loading please help me fix the problem

i have dark theme and when i typing anything in search the page is basic dark and nothing appears

Asked by shiyanartur2007 4 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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Firefox won't respond on my Mac.

I have the 13" MacBook Pro, which is currently on macOS 11.4. I only downloaded Firefox today but the application won't respond when I open it; I can't use the app. … (read more)

I have the 13" MacBook Pro, which is currently on macOS 11.4.

I only downloaded Firefox today but the application won't respond when I open it; I can't use the app.

Asked by youngautumn 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Firefox fails to start even after reinstall

On one computer I have deleted everything from Firefox including the folders within Apps Roaming except for one folder. There in one folder "41A66E7EE5E1" within Profile… (read more)

On one computer I have deleted everything from Firefox including the folders within Apps Roaming except for one folder. There in one folder "41A66E7EE5E1" within Profiles which I cannot delete. It holds the files prefs.js and sessionCheckpoints.json which were created at 20/02/2021 and I cannot delete those.

My new installation is dated 24/07/2021.

There is nothing in the properties of those two files to suggest an issue. I do find however that when I seek to change the Property/Security to Administrator (I should be able to do that) I receive a dialog box that "the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable".

Please advise on how I address this.

Asked by brijohnnow 4 days ago

Answered by brijohnnow 3 days ago

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Firefox will not allow me to revert to an older version.

When I was using version 88.x, Firefox had not crashed for years. Then all of a sudden, Firefox would crash several times a day. I looked and Firefox had updated me to ve… (read more)

When I was using version 88.x, Firefox had not crashed for years. Then all of a sudden, Firefox would crash several times a day. I looked and Firefox had updated me to ver 89.0. But I let it ride. Then Firefox about a month ago, Firefox stsrted to crash EVERY DAY. Then one day it crashed EIGHT TIMES IN A ROW and I mean when I hit RESTART, IT WOULD CRASH. I tried to revert to rel 88 but Mozilla WILL NOT ALLOW US TO REVERT BACK TO A PREVIOUS VERSION. When you do, the PROFILE gives you TWO OPTIONS: 'EXIT or CREATE A NEW PROFILE.' Certainly you do not want to CREATE A NEW PROFILE as you will LOSE, your history, add-ons, Bookmarks, EVERYTHING and you see a WHITE Firefox screen with nothing. So I choose EXIT and tried to put up with the CRAPPY ver 89. BUT FIREFOX KEPT CRASHING. TODAY IT CRASHED SIX TIMES IN A ROW......When I checked the VERSION, YOU HAD UPGRADED TO VER 91.0b6 (64-bit) AND IT IS NO BETTER.

WHAT IN THE HECK IS GOING ON. I DO NOT WANT TO LEARN CHROME OR EDGE AS I HAVE USED FIREFOX SINCE VERSION 1.0.

DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO GO BACK AND KEEP YOUR OLD PROFILE, FLACKY OR NOT AS THAT IS BETTER THAN 'RESTARTING' FIREFOX ALL THE TIME.

MY VERSION 88 NEVER FAILED.

Asked by jagman55 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Firefox has been deleted from my computer, can't reinstall

I tried to read my email today after a few days of not being on my computer. It wasn't working correctly so I shut down the browser to try again. Firefox is no longer o… (read more)

I tried to read my email today after a few days of not being on my computer. It wasn't working correctly so I shut down the browser to try again. Firefox is no longer on my computer, the shortcut is broken and I can't find it in the list of programs. I tried to reinstall and at the end it said: Hmmm. For some reason, we could not install Firefox. Choose OK to start over." I shut down my computer to try again and get the same result. Help! Is Microsoft blocking Firefox?

Asked by sprocketzz 2 days ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 2 days ago

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how do i go back to the older version of firefox? 17.0 has lost all my tabs, i want my tabs back.

there are no compatible versions of my add ons or extensions and i have lost a boat load of tabs i had saved and i want them back so i want to go back to the previous ver… (read more)

there are no compatible versions of my add ons or extensions and i have lost a boat load of tabs i had saved and i want them back so i want to go back to the previous version of firefox...i now have the new 17.0 and not happy i lost all my info and settings

Asked by foaling 8 years ago

Answered by desertvoice 8 years ago

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Norton 360 Login Assistant does not work with Firefox 17

I have just upgraded to Firefox 17 and found that Norton 360 "Login Assistant" (formally named Identity Safe) no longer works. It does not fill in the username and passw… (read more)

I have just upgraded to Firefox 17 and found that Norton 360 "Login Assistant" (formally named Identity Safe) no longer works. It does not fill in the username and password fields. It worked very well and did all the right things when I was using Firefox 16. There is probably a quick fix but in the meantime I have had to revert to version 16. Looking forward to the problem being resolved.

Asked by southernhydro 8 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 8 years ago

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opening dartIframe.html

Every time I open a Yahoo finance page I get a pop up window from Firefox that reads as follows: "Opening DARTIframe.html" "You have chosen to open: DARTIframe.html which… (read more)

Every time I open a Yahoo finance page I get a pop up window from Firefox that reads as follows: "Opening DARTIframe.html" "You have chosen to open: DARTIframe.html which is a: Firefox HTML Document from: http://download.finance.yahoo.com What should Firefox do with this file? etc.

Asked by egraf 8 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 years ago

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why firefox can be installed without administrative privilege

A standard user (i.e without administrator or power user right),able to run the installation package able in his/her workstation.By default, any executable package shou… (read more)

A standard user (i.e without administrator or power user right),able to run the installation package able in his/her workstation.By default, any executable package should not be run without administrator privilege. Please assist, thanks!

Asked by wilson.tan 8 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 years ago

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I had version 3.5.2 and Firefox updated to version 17. Is this right?

Hello- I am new to Firefox. I have it set to update automatically. I noticed it was updating to the latest version today, so I stayed and watched. I had version 3.5.2 (I … (read more)

Hello- I am new to Firefox. I have it set to update automatically. I noticed it was updating to the latest version today, so I stayed and watched. I had version 3.5.2 (I am pretty sure) but the latest version it just updated to is version 17. Is this right? I am used to version going in order but from version 3.5.2 to 17? did something go wrong?

Asked by Kooler 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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how do i see what beta ver i'm at - deeper than Help | About Firefox - registry .. ?

i am enrolled in the beta channel but because the notification popups are so quick i someties do not see that a new beta ver is available. i consult filehippo regularly t… (read more)

i am enrolled in the beta channel but because the notification popups are so quick i someties do not see that a new beta ver is available. i consult filehippo regularly to see what updates are out there but i want to have a way i can find what beta i'm at - Help|About Firefox doesn't get it - how can i find that? looked in registry but haven't found what i want

any idees?

ciao saw

Asked by rockyj 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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why will Firefox not keep my settings? I must reset all of my settings every time that I log in.

Every time I log out, shut down & restart. It returns Firefox to the default settings that occur after a new install. It keeps the settings if I exit & restart Fi… (read more)

Every time I log out, shut down & restart. It returns Firefox to the default settings that occur after a new install. It keeps the settings if I exit & restart Firefox without shutting down but if I shut down, it forgets everything.

Asked by kbergslien 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago