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Updating Firefox to avoid losing sync

I received an email suggesting that I update my Firefox or I would lose syncing function. I have two computers. A fairly new iMac Ventura 13.6.8 running Firefox 123.0 64 … (les mer)

I received an email suggesting that I update my Firefox or I would lose syncing function. I have two computers. A fairly new iMac Ventura 13.6.8 running Firefox 123.0 64 bit which it says is up to date. But I also have an older iMac OSX 10.11.6 El Capiten running Firefox 78.15.0 ESR. I can't update the OS or Firefox on the old computer. So if I do nothing - will I still be able to sync on the newer Mac. I'm not too worried about the old one - I don't use it much for browsing - more for documents. Thank you. David Rimell

Asked by rimell 1 uke siden

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 uke siden

Unable to launch Firefox version 121 using command line (Mac)

Hi, I cannot launch Firefox profiles starting with version 121. For instance, I use the following command to launch the default profile: /Applications/Firefox.app/Con… (les mer)

Hi,

I cannot launch Firefox profiles starting with version 121. For instance, I use the following command to launch the default profile:

  • /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin -P default -no-remote

I get the following output in Terminal app after the above command is executed:

  • zsh: killed /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin -P default -no-remote

When I install the older version, the command works.


Thanks for your help.

Asked by jimmy3187 1 måned siden

Firefox will not load pages / connect to internet

Starting a few weeks ago, firefox would not load any accounts via https://login.microsoftonline.com/ one one of my Macs. I was running the latest version 121.xx on MAC 1… (les mer)

Starting a few weeks ago, firefox would not load any accounts via https://login.microsoftonline.com/ one one of my Macs.

I was running the latest version 121.xx on MAC 12.7.2

Nothing would fix the site issue, so I tried re-installing and refreshing Firefox. Followed all the troubleshooting steps.

Now firefox is completely broken. Tried creating a new profile. Running in safe mode, etc.

It sometimes will load pages, but extremely slow. But generally is unusable.

Firefox works on my other macs just fine (Profile uses sync with those machines)

Safari and Chrome work perfectly fine. No malware. No ISP issues. No firewall.

Please advise a fix or I guess I will delete everything firefox related.

Asked by gt0279a 1 måned siden

Last reply by zeroknight 1 måned siden

Google sites crash Firefox tabs

Whenever I go to a Google page (tested on Google.com Docs, Sheets, Forms) the page crashes. The issue started sometime around this afternoon. … (les mer)

Whenever I go to a Google page (tested on Google.com Docs, Sheets, Forms) the page crashes. The issue started sometime around this afternoon.

Asked by Adam Bassett 1 måned siden

Last reply by zeroknight 1 måned siden

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Why do tabs/windows refuse to open?

Lately, far too many websites I try to open, simply won't! Sometimes it's via links from my home page, sometimes it's links within various websites, like a newspaper, or… (les mer)

Lately, far too many websites I try to open, simply won't! Sometimes it's via links from my home page, sometimes it's links within various websites, like a newspaper, or social media, just whatever, no rhyme nor reason, nor consistency. Even when I manually input the url, nothing happens, the browser just sits there, nothing happens. I've restarted, I've refreshed websites, clicked on "open in new tab/window", nothing gets it to work.

Asked by StevenCee 3 måneder siden

Answered by zeroknight 2 måneder siden

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Auto login booby trap.

I am in the process of moving all of our passwords into 1Password. However, I discovered that my wife has her Firefox set to auto login, but can't remember her user name… (les mer)

I am in the process of moving all of our passwords into 1Password. However, I discovered that my wife has her Firefox set to auto login, but can't remember her user name and password. So, although she can use it, she can't change update the password. The fact that on setup, auto login is the default makes this doubly frustrating. So, is there any way to get to the password?

Asked by tmpc 1 år siden

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 år siden

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Why do some web-page links that work on Safari not work on Firefox?

For example: When I'm working on a Washington Post (LATimes) crossword puzzle, the internal link to "settings" doesn't work on Firefox, but it does on Safari. For exampl… (les mer)

For example: When I'm working on a Washington Post (LATimes) crossword puzzle, the internal link to "settings" doesn't work on Firefox, but it does on Safari.

For example: When I'm on the website for my apartment building, the internal links to "maintenance requests" and "make payments" work on Safari but not on Firefox.

Asked by Hank15 1 år siden

Last reply by cor-el 1 år siden

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Download files on MacBook Pro

Microsoft Excel is no longer listed i Applications as download option. All files downloaded automatically are stored as Microsoft Word files, not just excel files. I can … (les mer)

Microsoft Excel is no longer listed i Applications as download option. All files downloaded automatically are stored as Microsoft Word files, not just excel files. I can change individual files manually to .xlsx which is a nuisance, but this also happens with Zip files (7Zip) and I am at a loss as to how to change them when they are downloaded as a Word document.

This does not happen on a newer MacBook Pro, but I need it to work with the older version. The older Mac is MacBook Pro 9.2 with MacOS Catalina Version 10.15.7 Firefox is version 103.0

Asked by Sabine 1 år siden

Last reply by Sabine 1 år siden

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I'd love to have Firefox release version and Firefox beta installed side-by-side on my Mac. Is it possible?

I'd love to have Firefox release version and Firefox beta installed side-by-side on my Mac. Is it possible? If not, how do I make it so without encountering weird problem… (les mer)

I'd love to have Firefox release version and Firefox beta installed side-by-side on my Mac. Is it possible? If not, how do I make it so without encountering weird problems? If any from Firefox's dev team are reading this, please just make this possible. Chrome and Edge do it. Firefox should, too, IMO. Thank you.

Asked by Lalit Bar 1 år siden

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 år siden

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Mozilla Firefox Tweaked to obtain unauthorized info from users

I have been noticing that Firefox browser is being manipulated to obtain confidential information from users. Is Firefox doing anything to stop this? The crooks who are … (les mer)

I have been noticing that Firefox browser is being manipulated to obtain confidential information from users.

Is Firefox doing anything to stop this? The crooks who are most likely military and Others affiliated with the government are surreptitiously accessing US Citizens computers and silently obtaining credit card information, banking, Venmo, Zelle Apple Cash, etc. and ROBBiNG citizens.

This is no joke. is Mozilla doing anything to protect their browsers from these hoodlums and corrupt government officials and there hired contractors?

The people you trust are not to be trusted.

Asked by WANNAKNOW2020 1 år siden

Last reply by Paul 1 år siden

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Add-ons / Plugins / Extentions on Mac OS

I wanted to upgrade and update my Firefox to the latest version. Encountered some errors so I uninstalled the old version and reinstalled Firefox' latest version. Now all… (les mer)

I wanted to upgrade and update my Firefox to the latest version. Encountered some errors so I uninstalled the old version and reinstalled Firefox' latest version. Now all of a sudden all my Add-ons / Plugins / Extentions on the latest version of Firefox for Mac OS is gone...

Asked by Donovan 1 år siden

Last reply by Terry 1 år siden

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Gmail attachment download opens a new tab?

When I download an attachment from Gmail, I would like to just download it. However, Firefox now opens the attachment in a new tab before I can download it. Is this new? … (les mer)

When I download an attachment from Gmail, I would like to just download it. However, Firefox now opens the attachment in a new tab before I can download it. Is this new? Is there a way to turn this off?

Asked by KT 1 år siden

Last reply by KT 1 år siden

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web mail

Thought I should bring it to your attention. My default browser is Firefox and I use Earthlink as my email. Earthlink just informed me that Firefox no longer supports Ear… (les mer)

Thought I should bring it to your attention. My default browser is Firefox and I use Earthlink as my email. Earthlink just informed me that Firefox no longer supports Earthlink. They have asked me to switch to Google Chrome where my email works fine. If you need to contact me , my phone is [phone# removed from public] and my name is Ken Westlund. My email is [email removed from public].

Asked by west47916 1 år siden

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 år siden

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Firefox 97 want to always print with system dialog box

Prior to FF97 a simply setting to "false" the about:config, print.tab_modal.enabled setting allowed FF to always use the system dialog box when printing. However, in FF97… (les mer)

Prior to FF97 a simply setting to "false" the about:config, print.tab_modal.enabled setting allowed FF to always use the system dialog box when printing. However, in FF97, this is no longer the case. How can I set FF97 to always use the system print dialog box??

I almost always use Preview printing on my Macs to avoid multiple pages of garbage so this is fairly important to me...and it might help to save a few trees...

Asked by jschneid002 2 år siden

Last reply by paul436 1 år siden

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Firefox using wrong ICC profile when copying and pasting images

I'm using firefox 97 on mac. Whenever I copy and paste an image from firefox, the image comes out desaturated as if it is using the wrong color profile. I tried changing … (les mer)

I'm using firefox 97 on mac. Whenever I copy and paste an image from firefox, the image comes out desaturated as if it is using the wrong color profile. I tried changing the gfx.color_management settings without it improving. The images look fine and are the right colors in the browser, however, the issue only happens when I copy and paste images. Firefox behaves like the color management is disabled (set to 0 in config) but ONLY when copying and pasting images.

I do not have this issue with other browsers such as chrome.

Asked by dndraccts 2 år siden

Last reply by cor-el 2 år siden

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Firefox always opens two windows when starting from a mail link.

Problem with Firefox opening two windows when connecting from another application link. STILL NOT FIXED. Running on Mac OS Monterey 12.5. There are numerous complaints a… (les mer)

Problem with Firefox opening two windows when connecting from another application link. STILL NOT FIXED. Running on Mac OS Monterey 12.5. There are numerous complaints about this bug but it never got fixed. It has become extremely annoying to me.


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section for macOS, Windows and Linux.

Asked by Susan 1 år siden

Last reply by cor-el 1 år siden