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Browser failure to keep Bookmarks

I have a new iMac. After making Firefox my default browser and then making some Bookmarks. When shutting down the computer and rebooting. The Firefox Browser will open at… (read more)

I have a new iMac. After making Firefox my default browser and then making some Bookmarks. When shutting down the computer and rebooting. The Firefox Browser will open at Login as I have set it too. But it opens to the "Welcome to Firefox " page again and doesn't recognize the Bookmarks that were saved earlier. I have used the Firefox Browser on other Apple Laptops, but now with this iMac, the process starts over and over.... HELP

Asked by patrickguy62 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

Permissions default change

The permissions when I would initially open for set cookies was Allow now the default setting is allow for session. How could this setting be changed? I did not make the … (read more)

The permissions when I would initially open for set cookies was Allow now the default setting is allow for session. How could this setting be changed? I did not make the change. I only access the settings through page info.

Asked by Mace2 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 hours ago

Site certificate won't stay deleted

Client certificates don't stay deleted. cert9.db is restored on Firefox Nightly re-launch. Steps to reproduce: - I delete a client certificate "Your certificates" - I cl… (read more)

Client certificates don't stay deleted. cert9.db is restored on Firefox Nightly re-launch.

Steps to reproduce: - I delete a client certificate "Your certificates" - I close Certificate Manager - I open Certificate Manager and the certificate is back

- I delete the same client certificate - I locate the profile in about:profiles (Profile: default-nightly, is in use)

 I do "show in Finder" and delete cert9.db

- I close CM - I open CM and the cert is back

- I delete the same client certificate - I locate the profile in about:profiles (Profile: default-nightly, is in use)

 I do "show in Finder" and delete cert9.db

- I close Firefox Nightly - I open Firefox Nightly and cert9.db is restored, the certificate is back.

uname -a: Darwin Axels-Dev-MacBook-Pro.local 20.5.0 Darwin Kernel Version 20.5.0: Sat May 8 05:10:33 PDT 2021; root:xnu-7195.121.3~9/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64 BigSur 11.4

The client cert is not in the Keychain. It was before but I thought maybe it is restored from the keychain.

Asked by Axel Nennker 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

fonts not displaying correctly

Hi a lot of websites I visit are not displaying the font correctly when using firefox. I have set "Allow Web Sites To Choose Their Own" already in the preferences. See im… (read more)

Hi a lot of websites I visit are not displaying the font correctly when using firefox. I have set "Allow Web Sites To Choose Their Own" already in the preferences. See image below for example. It's happening a lot at the moment . I have updated to latest Firefox and Mac OS is latest. Pages are fine when viewed in Chrome. Help please! Cheers- Vince

Asked by vince03 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Why is firefox such a piece of crap?

It's awful. I switched from Chrome because it's a CPU hog, but FF is absolutely USELESS. NOTHING works. It crashes if there's more than like 5 tabs open. It WILL. NOT. … (read more)

It's awful. I switched from Chrome because it's a CPU hog, but FF is absolutely USELESS. NOTHING works. It crashes if there's more than like 5 tabs open. It WILL. NOT. PLAY. YOUTUBE. I have only one extension-- adblock-- and basically any site with blocked ads becomes useless. Convenient... These problems started literally the first day I used it. I've cleared cache etc, safe mode, and made sure the hardware settings were right. Nothing works. Piece of garbage. Good job screwing up a half decent product. It's crap now. Waste of my time.

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Asked by dominique.sportiche.koopman 4 days ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 2 days ago

Banking page has stopped responding

I can't access my online banking with FF in recent weeks. It works fine in Safari. I think I've exempted it from the malicious software/cookies restrictions. Any suggesti… (read more)

I can't access my online banking with FF in recent weeks. It works fine in Safari. I think I've exempted it from the malicious software/cookies restrictions. Any suggestions gratefully received.

Asked by gladtobe 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Changes in Firefox 89: I hate the new themes—where do I provide feedback?

I'd guess there's already a discussion regarding this, but I don't know where. Getting rid of the borders when there are multiple tabs open and turning things gray makes … (read more)

I'd guess there's already a discussion regarding this, but I don't know where. Getting rid of the borders when there are multiple tabs open and turning things gray makes for a far worse browsing experience for me. Why would one string of undifferentiated text in a long line of tabs make things any easier? It does not.

I've found a helpful site that allows turning off the new theme, but a commenter advises that that option too will soon be disabled: https://www.askvg.com/tip-restore-old-classic-theme-and-ui-in-firefox-89-and-later-versions/

Is there an add-on that keeps the "classic" theme? I've googled how to provide feedback. One of those links is dead. What's the best way to make my thoughts known?

People love tech, but the older I get the more I see how it demonstrates a lack of ownership, that nothing is really yours on your devices, that what you're comfortable with is only one weekly update away.

Asked by 777bb 5 days ago

Last reply by Rodney 3 days ago

Submit feedback within Firefox still not function

The option in the Help menu for "submit feedback" is still present on version 87 but is no longer functional and has been out of service for 3 months. Is an expected date… (read more)

The option in the Help menu for "submit feedback" is still present on version 87 but is no longer functional and has been out of service for 3 months.

Is an expected date or version pending to reactivate or will it be removed?

Asked by Mace2 3 months ago

Last reply by wenfung11211 3 days ago

Firefox refresh lost all my passwords

I was using Firefox this morning, and the program crashed. When I restarted, I found I had lost all my passwords. I searched for the "Old Firefox Data" folder on my deskt… (read more)

I was using Firefox this morning, and the program crashed. When I restarted, I found I had lost all my passwords. I searched for the "Old Firefox Data" folder on my desktop--and everywhere else, and there is no such folder on my computer. I tried importing passwords from Safari and that didn't work at all. I am traveling right now and don't have access to my backup disk.

This is the second time this has happened with FF, and I am about to dump the program because of this.

Any ideas?

Asked by skierwalt 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

choice of searc engine

hi Mozilla group, May I ask if someone could advise me of how I could change the search engine I can use to other than the only choices offered from the default drop-down… (read more)

hi Mozilla group, May I ask if someone could advise me of how I could change the search engine I can use to other than the only choices offered from the default drop-down box (-I DO NOT WANT to use GOOGLE, or Amazon, or eBay, or ...) Thank you! JM

Asked by mccannmitchell 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Toolbars switched with latest update

With update 89 for MacOS, the open-window toolbar is now above the address/search and bookmarks toolbars. Any idea how to switch them back so the tabs for open windows ar… (read more)

With update 89 for MacOS, the open-window toolbar is now above the address/search and bookmarks toolbars. Any idea how to switch them back so the tabs for open windows are below the others?

Asked by turkstrl 1 week ago

Last reply by TerryN21 5 days ago

Website fonts not being recognized / displayed correctly

Fonts won't be correctly recognized by Firefox and text is then displayed garbled (see attached example). I use Firefox 89.0.1 (64-bit) on a MacBook Pro. I've tried the f… (read more)

Fonts won't be correctly recognized by Firefox and text is then displayed garbled (see attached example). I use Firefox 89.0.1 (64-bit) on a MacBook Pro.

I've tried the following to fix this: I've cleaned out my cache and cookies. In Preferences/Languages/Fonts I've changed the san-serif type to Arial (helped some but not all); I've unchecked and then checked again "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selection above." I've started looking at the html code to figure out the font settings but I really just need to have a functioning brower.

Any thoughts? I'd be very grateful. It's impacting my work, and I'm having to use other browers, which function without issues - but I like Firefox! This is a bummer. Thanks!

Asked by shirine.pont 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Yahoo Default Search

Everytime I go into settings and change my default search to yahoo, no matter what I do, my search goes to Yahoo. Even if i go to google.com and then search, the yahoo pa… (read more)

Everytime I go into settings and change my default search to yahoo, no matter what I do, my search goes to Yahoo. Even if i go to google.com and then search, the yahoo page comes up. Its come to the point im considering uninstalling firefox to use chrome exclusively which is something I certainly dont want to do after having been a loyal user for over a decade.

Thanks for any help.

Asked by jem7991 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Alphabetizing Bookmarks

Half of my bookmarks are automatically alphabetized, then below that it is a folder that says other bookmarks. This list is not alphabetized. How can I combine the two li… (read more)

Half of my bookmarks are automatically alphabetized, then below that it is a folder that says other bookmarks. This list is not alphabetized. How can I combine the two lists or even just alphabetize the lower list without having to drag a place each one? TIA

Asked by llcerami 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Trouble finding site

Beginning in the last month I receive the message below when attempting to connect to a site. Different sites with different server information. However the content for… (read more)

Beginning in the last month I receive the message below when attempting to connect to a site. Different sites with different server information. However the content for the site is shown. Why is this suddenly happening? The message copied below is an example.

Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

We can’t connect to the server at bfea48bd16cfe97e11fb3f6ce1174c3d.safeframe.googlesyndication.com.

If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try:

   Try again later.
   Check your network connection.

Asked by Chuckrr 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago