Firefox deletes all cookies on exit - but I want to leave specific cookies saved

Hi, I have set Firefox to delete every cookie when I exit. However some websites use cookies for dark mode. My question is this : can I make it so Firefox continues to de… (read more)

Hi,

I have set Firefox to delete every cookie when I exit. However some websites use cookies for dark mode. My question is this : can I make it so Firefox continues to delete every cookie but save only some specific cookies For exemple, linkedin uses a dozen of cookies and two of them are used to store value for dark mode. Can i save only those two ?

Thanks in advance

Asked by racelking 28 seconds ago

Firefox and other browsers PR Connection Reset Error

So i will describe exactly what ive done up until now. Earlier today i logged into gitlab.com a website that has remote servers to remove a candidate from our server The … (read more)

So i will describe exactly what ive done up until now.

Earlier today i logged into gitlab.com a website that has remote servers to remove a candidate from our server The reason this is relevant i think is i havent logged into this place for a good month or two, roughly 10-20 seconds afterwards, every tab in my entire firefox browser got the PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR error, No matter which website i go to, even google, my email, youtube, anything and everything gives me the error, So the troubleshooting steps i have done from then - Cleared cache and cookies several times - Restarted both PC and router & manually reconnected the cables on both ends - I did the Cmd Command winsock reset & restarted the PC - Full reinstall of firefox in its entirety - Disabled entire kaspersky firewall & additional security - Disabled windows defender firewall aswell - Disabled VPN services on my system and within the browser

After trying all these things i gave up on firefox and decided to download chrome and try this, chrome worked!, And then i imported my bookmarks and such ( i work from home so thats vital), And after importing them i began jumping through sites to make sure everything was working and it was, then i began logging into my pages again like email, google , youtube, work stuff etc, and eventually the gitlab account aswell.. and then, another 10 seconds late it immediately stopped working on google chrome, all tabs claim to have no internet and stick me with the ERR CONNECTION CLOSED error, Once again i preformed the same troubleshooting steps but nothing came of it. So both firefox and chrome are bricked and refuse to work.

Im currently using microsoft edge to write this and im afraid to touch anything here or login to anything incase it also breaks.

Shortly after chrome gave up the game, i tried to do a full reinstall of firefox, again did not work, i then tried to do a reinstall of chrome, and the chrome installer now claimed i had no internet, whilst i was on call in discord and using other programs with internet. so chrome refused to install, I then managed to install the chrome 'standalone' which doesnt require internet and it worked, i did not import anything this time and just browsed around, and shortly after, once again, without logging into anything, it gives me the same error, and now even if i reinstall the standalone chrome, it refuses to work, once its broke its broke for good.

Im completely at a loss here i feel like ive been hacked or something because it works then suddenly its broke forever, ive been reading up that it may be something on my PC cutting the connection to everything but i really am clueless on what it could be, this was the first time i used my PC today, i didnt have any driver or windows updates, if anyone can provide literally any context or help here it would be greatly appreciated, im not one to make support tickets because i usually research until i fix it, but im out of options

Thank you!

Asked by Marc-ladzee 7 minutes ago

Can't save .gif in its original format, even if I visit the file's page itself. I only get "webp" in the save dialog's format options

Take any example GIF file on pretty much any website. if I right-click the image, I can "Save image as", but my only format option is webp. I have the same issue if I vis… (read more)

Take any example GIF file on pretty much any website. if I right-click the image, I can "Save image as", but my only format option is webp. I have the same issue if I visit the direct link to the file and choose "save page as". Surely there is a way to save the page in its original format right? It's a GIF so I should have the option to save it as a GIF?

I've also noticed if I right-click a GIF and "copy image" I only get a single frame of the image on my clipboard, but I would be able to work around that if I could just save it the way I want to.

Asked by Twisted_Code 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 33 minutes ago

Controls in a game, that use the Alt key, aren't working?

On this page with an Atari emulator, I am unable to use its controls that use the Alt key, such as Alt+P to pause. It works with another browser, or with a fresh profile… (read more)

On this page with an Atari emulator, I am unable to use its controls that use the Alt key, such as Alt+P to pause.

It works with another browser, or with a fresh profile.

I've tried disabling add-ons and trying it again, but it fails even after disabling each of them. It also doesn't even work in troubleshooting mode, and that seems kinda odd?

It may be some modified settings in my Firefox profile? Though if it is, I don't know what settings, nor how to fix it. What sorts of settings are retained even in troubleshooting mode?

Asked by Sterrence 1 month ago

Last reply by Sterrence 35 minutes ago

Firefox freezes

Sometimes, when I have 4-5 tabs open, I scroll on a page and suddenly everything freezes. The opened pages are news portals I can't switch between pages, I can't close pa… (read more)

Sometimes, when I have 4-5 tabs open, I scroll on a page and suddenly everything freezes. The opened pages are news portals I can't switch between pages, I can't close pages Switching to another application in Linux everything works fine. I can close Firefox and restore the previous pages after reopening. No error message. The about:crashes is empty. In gnome-system-monitor firefox-bin looks good

Linux Mint 20.3 Cinnamon Everything is the latest version It is not caused by a Firefox add-on

Sorry for my bad English

Asked by anaconda1 15 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 39 minutes ago

Signed into my account on my dad's laptop. Data was lost and merged with mine?

All his bookmarks and saved passwords were merged into my Firefox account and deleted from his laptop when I signed in from my PC. Is there any way to undo this and retur… (read more)

All his bookmarks and saved passwords were merged into my Firefox account and deleted from his laptop when I signed in from my PC. Is there any way to undo this and return/restore the settings on his laptop?

Asked by Neko Alchemy 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 46 minutes ago

autofill save is no longer working

since updating to firefox 78.15.0esr iOS 10.11.6 my autofill is no longer working, that is, even though I hitting the blue SAVE button, nothing is being saved edit: mov… (read more)

since updating to firefox 78.15.0esr iOS 10.11.6 my autofill is no longer working, that is, even though I hitting the blue SAVE button, nothing is being saved



edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS

Asked by francgolfa 1 hour ago

Problems with Firefox loading and closing pages.

My Mac: macOS Monterey 12.5.1 Firefox: 105.0.1 Since I updated my system Firefox has trouble loading and closing some pages, especially my BOA and ATT.net email accounts… (read more)

My Mac: macOS Monterey 12.5.1 Firefox: 105.0.1 Since I updated my system Firefox has trouble loading and closing some pages, especially my BOA and ATT.net email accounts. Any thoughts on why this is happening and what to do about it? It's especially concerning with the sites I go to to pay bills.

ATT.net I can sign in OK but then I get a page that says redirecting and it never loads. When I use Chrome, I'm not having a problem. All my bookmarks are set in Firefox so I'd rather not have to change them all over to Chrome. I can sign into my BOA account with no problem. When I sign out of BOA I get a window with a spinning dial that says signing out please wait but it never stops, leaving me wondering if it's exposed.

Thanks, Marnie McNamara


edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by marnie1 4 hours ago

Picture in Picture

Hello Mozilla, I like your picture-in-picture feature in Firefox. Is it possible to check via JavaScript if a user has PIP enabled? Some events like "enterpictureinpictur… (read more)

Hello Mozilla, I like your picture-in-picture feature in Firefox. Is it possible to check via JavaScript if a user has PIP enabled? Some events like "enterpictureinpicture" are described on your website https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Picture-in-Picture_API, but have not yet been implemented. When will this happen? It is important for web designers to know whether a visitor uses this feature - for example to hide the original video. Or is there another method to hide it?

Asked by ChristophSchmid 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 55 minutes ago

Spell check not working

Spell check doesn't work at all. It doesn't show incorrectly spelled words, and there's nothing in the write click menu in text areas. I have it turned on in settings, an… (read more)

Spell check doesn't work at all. It doesn't show incorrectly spelled words, and there's nothing in the write click menu in text areas. I have it turned on in settings, and I have a dictionary installed.

Asked by dzvanhoffen 15 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

youtube fullscreen

lets say im watching youtube fullscreen on two monitors but i press escape to close the video im currently watching, firefox closes both fullscreens. it happens on all vi… (read more)

lets say im watching youtube fullscreen on two monitors but i press escape to close the video im currently watching, firefox closes both fullscreens. it happens on all videos. is there anyway to stop that

Asked by Fluxa 2 hours ago

page not found error

I'm using a new laptop so everything is a fresh install. A few of the newsletters I've signed up for are now using GetResponse for their marketing. Any link I click on i… (read more)

I'm using a new laptop so everything is a fresh install. A few of the newsletters I've signed up for are now using GetResponse for their marketing. Any link I click on in these emails leads me to a "The page you're looking for doesn't exist" error 404. No matter what I try (disabling all extensions & setting Firefox's config setting 'extensions.blocklist.enabled' to false). Both of the companies that send the newsletters as well as GetResponse don't really seem to care and just blame Firefox. Can anyone help me fix this... if in fact it's something on my laptop that's creating the issue? I only use Firefox browser... nothing else and would hate to starting using some unsafe browser just to access these links. Thanks.

Asked by Delmond 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

The sessionstore-backup Directory

I've just rebooted and I've lost two windows with thirty tabs, or something. When I started Firefox, there's nothing in the Recently Closed [Tabs, Windows] Reading onlin… (read more)

I've just rebooted and I've lost two windows with thirty tabs, or something.

When I started Firefox, there's nothing in the Recently Closed [Tabs, Windows]

Reading online, I see that Firefox should be writing some files to the sessionstore-backup directory, like these:

recovery.jsonlz4: the windows and tabs in your currently live Firefox session (or, if Firefox crashed at the last shutdown and is still closed, your last session) recovery.baklz4: a backup copy of recovery.jsonlz4 previous.jsonlz4: the windows and tabs in your last Firefox session upgrade.jsonlz4-build_id: the windows and tabs in the Firefox session that was live at the time of your last update

, but I only find recovery.jsonlz4 and recovery.baklz4 and both are tracking current time, which means they are getting data from the currently opened Firefox.

These are the only files I find in this directory.

Where are the other files supposed to have gone?

Asked by jhunterwu 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

How To Open New Private Tab Along Side of an Opened Private Tab

Hello, I want open a private tab along side of an opened private tab . But every time it opens in an new window. So, i am shifting from chrome. In chrome when we try to o… (read more)

Hello, I want open a private tab along side of an opened private tab . But every time it opens in an new window. So, i am shifting from chrome. In chrome when we try to open a link in private tab all the private tabs opens in the same window. So, I want to is this feature available in Firefox or not. If have how can I turn it on. Thanks.

Asked by Dipto 3 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 hour ago