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Primary password forgotten on a linux laptop. Now the primary password on my PC is changed.

I recently logged into my laptop, which has lubuntu installed on it, for the first time in some time. I had forgotten the primary password that I set in firefox on that m… (閱讀更多)

I recently logged into my laptop, which has lubuntu installed on it, for the first time in some time. I had forgotten the primary password that I set in firefox on that machine. I was confused about this and reset my Firefox account password with my recovery key. Now the primary password on my main desktop machine has changed and I am unable to use the password manager. I am afraid of losing all my saved logins and passwords. I tried resetting the primary password on the lubuntu laptop but the method in the help article did not work.

How is it possible that the primary password changed on my desktop machine? Please help, I do not want to lose all my password as I do not remember them all and some of them were automatically generated by firefox.

Kai 於 3 小時前 詢問

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URL Drag-and-Drop into Windows File Explorer shortcut sometimes fails

Hello, This issue may be related with "[meta] Implement URL parser per URL Standard", opened 9 years ago(!), but updated only 1 month ago (bugzilla). If somehow applicabl… (閱讀更多)

Hello, This issue may be related with "[meta] Implement URL parser per URL Standard", opened 9 years ago(!), but updated only 1 month ago (bugzilla). If somehow applicable, just let me know that my issue is already being taken care. Thank you.

D&D a Firefox URL into Windows File Explorer, may fail. Just try it for yourself (Firefox for Windows, version 102):

Will fail (notice the additional folder created): D&D on this URL will fail

Will fail and may even create an invincible 0 byte file (Windows is unable to delete it...): D&D this URL will also fail

Won't fail: D&D this URL will *not* fail


I only noticed this wrong behavior in version 102.0 (Firefox 64-bit for Windows) but, as I use this D&D functionality quite often, I don't believe this problem to have occurred much before 101.x. Only tested it in Windows though (Windows 10 Pro - 21H2 19044.1766, 64-bit). This thus seems to be a BUG introduced in version 101.x or 102.0

By trial & error, I think I eventually found out what is leading the D&D to eventually fail: it's related with the web page title (i.e., the Firefox tab title). This behavior has nothing to do with the URL value itself.

When D&D an URL into File Explorer, the URL shortcut name is supposed to be created with the webpage title. However, Windows filenames have some unsupported characters: \ / : * ? ” <> |

So, I guess Firefox should first parse this title and remove all these unsupported characters (or replace them with, e.g., “-“), before assigning the title to the shortcut name (a .URL file). Which, as I understand it, is not happening anymore. I have not found any issue with the URL value itself.

In fact, the D&D result may vary, depending on the characters the webpage name includes.

If it contains a “/”, it will create one (or more) Windows folders before creating the URL shortcut. E.g., if I D&D a webpage URL into “C:\my URL shortcuts folder”, with title “CAT5E Shielded 3/50μ Gold-Plated”, it will create a shortcut (with the correct link) in C:\my URL shortcuts folder\CAT5E Shielded 3\50μ Gold-Plated.URL Obviously, even though the URL content is right, this is not the expected behavior!

More troublesome can be a webpage title that contains a “:”, because it creates a 0-byte no extension file which sometimes (but not always) refuses to be deleted by Windows. E.g., if I D&D a webpage URL into “C:\my URL shortcuts folder”, with title “ShinobiHub – Article: How to Update”, it will create a zero-byte file in “C:\my URL shortcuts” folder with name “ShinobiHub – Article” (no extension). Trying to remove the file in File Explorer may display the error message: “Item not found. This is no longer located in <PATH>. Verify the item’s location and try again.”

[BTW, after some digging I find out how to remove the file: Just open a DOS window and type: del "\\?\C:\my URL shortcuts folder\ShinobiHub - Article " No need to restart or do anything else, just need to put \\?\ before the directory when using the del command. Also use the tab button to make sure the name is correct; sometimes a space is added at the end that can be easily missed.]

Strangely enough, a “Verified by: Cloudfare” (or something similar) is also display just below Firefox Url.

I’m not sure about the effect of other different unsupported file name characters. Anyway, this was tested in 2 different Windows computers, both with same faulty results. The same operation in Chrome works as expected.

Conclusion: This issue should be easy enough to find but I could not find any *recent* report on a similar issue. That makes me wonder… is this really a bug?... Please help. Thank you. Cecilio

caecilius 於 3 小時前 詢問

cor-el 於 3 小時前 解答

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Trying to sign into Google/YouTube/etc. always leads to my old university log in page?

Every time I try to sign into my Google account (including related sites like YouTube), I'm rerouted to the Microsoft sign in page for my old university, and can't log in… (閱讀更多)

Every time I try to sign into my Google account (including related sites like YouTube), I'm rerouted to the Microsoft sign in page for my old university, and can't log in. This only happens on Firefox, if I switch to another browser then there's no problem.

So far I've tried:

  • Deleting all of my history including my cache and cookies.
  • Once I'm at the site I'm rerouted to, going into History, right-clicking on the url, and clicking "Forget this site."

Neither have worked. Any suggestions appreciated!

jonesjulia31 於 23 小時前 詢問

jonzn4SUSE 於 4 小時前 解答

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Blocking designated websites from search results

I recall recently discovering an option that allowed me to designate websites that I no longer wanted to see in my search results. I thought this was x-useful as it seems… (閱讀更多)

I recall recently discovering an option that allowed me to designate websites that I no longer wanted to see in my search results. I thought this was x-useful as it seems there are a few websites that frequently appeared near the top of the search results that were "come-ons"; that is when you click on the link in the search results, they only offered an option to "sign up" for access. I don't want to see this junk, and I did add one website to the list.

I've got another one I want to add, but I can't find the interface to add this website to the list. I thought it was a DuckDuckGo feature, but I don't see it anywhere! Is this a Firefox feature ? ... or have I lost my mind  :P

tmp003 於 23 小時前 詢問

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Can't get rid of google.com as startup page

Hi, Just installed Ubuntu on a new laptop, with Firefox. No add ons. Have changed my homepage to www.duckduckgo. Have changed my default search engine to duckduckgo. In a… (閱讀更多)

Hi, Just installed Ubuntu on a new laptop, with Firefox. No add ons.

Have changed my homepage to www.duckduckgo. Have changed my default search engine to duckduckgo. In about:config my browser.startup.homepage says www.duckduckgo.

Have also changed browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID to www.duckduckgo.com and browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone to www.duckduckgo.com

But STILL, every time I start Firefox, I'm taken to google.com. Please cn someone tell me how to stop google coming up when I start Firefox.

Thanks, Ivan

ivanwonbtanner 於 1 天前 詢問

jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 於 1 天前 解答

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Reddit fails to load on Firefox for the last three days on 102.0 (64 bit) and Windows 10.

So the Reddit website seems to load, but ends up with a big old blank white page. I've cleared my cache, I've cleared my DNS cache. I've pressed ctrl + f5, I've reboote… (閱讀更多)

So the Reddit website seems to load, but ends up with a big old blank white page. I've cleared my cache, I've cleared my DNS cache. I've pressed ctrl + f5, I've rebooted the computer. Nothing seems to be aloowing mt to open reddit. Please advise.

Jeff Brown 於 1 天前 詢問

cor-el 於 1 天前 解答

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Github shortcuts

Lately, when I try to create a desktop shortcut from the Github website, it instead create a folder, with the correct title of the page, and what looks like a link inside… (閱讀更多)

Lately, when I try to create a desktop shortcut from the Github website, it instead create a folder, with the correct title of the page, and what looks like a link inside, with an abbreviated website name, but is not a shortcut at all.

Example: Try dragging the address bar padlock from this page to your desktop

Welcome to Refined GitHub!

Same thing happens when I try to drag its bookmark to the desktop.

Creating the shortcut from Chrome works properly, so I assume this is a Firefox problem.

noel_envode 於 1 天前 詢問

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logins and passwords are gone...

my passwords and logins are not showing..!! even my bookmarks are not showing on firefox after i logged in using my firefox account. please help me resolve this its very … (閱讀更多)

my passwords and logins are not showing..!! even my bookmarks are not showing on firefox after i logged in using my firefox account. please help me resolve this its very important Sir/Ma'am.

karanarunraut 於 1 天前 詢問

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Missing Bookmarks

An automatic update of Firefox which resulted in a "quit/create new profile" choice has removed all my bookmarks Of the four profiles stored in "about:profile" three are … (閱讀更多)

An automatic update of Firefox which resulted in a "quit/create new profile" choice has removed all my bookmarks

Of the four profiles stored in "about:profile" three are identical (ie. have only the default bookmarks stored) and one, generates a "quit/create new profile" message.

The "bookmarksbackup" folder (in /home/user/.Mozilla/Firefox/zs1jki8t.default) is empty.

The "import/backup" option (in Manage Bookmarks) offers nothing to choose. There is no 'list of dated automatic backups.'

Firefox did not create an "Old Firefox Data" folder on the desktop.

Browser privacy "strict". "Never remember history" was selected.

Running Firefox in Manjaro (Linux)

Help.

Wayn58 於 1 天前 詢問

Terry 於 22 小時前 解答

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Sign in password problem.

Hi, I hope someone can help me. I am an author and sell my book through KDP Amazon. Firefox is my default browser but will not let me log in to KDP. No problem with othe… (閱讀更多)

Hi, I hope someone can help me. I am an author and sell my book through KDP Amazon. Firefox is my default browser but will not let me log in to KDP. No problem with other websites including Amazon.com When I open the KDP log in page it accepts my email address but the password button has a row of asterix right across the window. I cannot delete whatever is in there or change the password via the forgotten password route. Thus to sign in to KDP I have to use an alternate browser. With both Opera and Chrome I can sign in with no problems. I have added a screenshot of the KDP log in which illustrates the problem. Grateful for any solution to this irritation. Thanks, Paul

paullie1 於 1 天前 詢問

jonzn4SUSE 於 1 天前 解答

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[SOLVED] cannot save page/file to local drive

Hi, I'm using version 101.0.1 (64 bit) for Ubuntu 22.04. When I open a link of a pdf file, the file is displayed in the built-in viewer, since I chose "Open in Firefox" i… (閱讀更多)

Hi, I'm using version 101.0.1 (64 bit) for Ubuntu 22.04. When I open a link of a pdf file, the file is displayed in the built-in viewer, since I chose "Open in Firefox" in my settings. But then if I click the download icon nothing happens. If I click the print icon and choose "print to pdf" in the popup, then clicking on "save" does nothing and I have to click "cancel" to dismiss the popup.

Actually there is no way to save a pdf file but setting PDF app to "Ask always" and then open it with "System handler", but then the file is saved into the default download folder, even though I selected the checkbox "Always ask me where to save files" in my settings.

EDIT: the issue was solved by installing the following packages, as shown in this question :

xdg-desktop-portal xdg-desktop-portal-gtk

gi4c0ph 於 2 天前 詢問

jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 於 2 天前 解答

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Adblocker stopped working on my Macbook macOS version 12.4 Monterey with this latest Firefox update.

Adblocker stopped working on my Macbook macOS version 12.4 Monterey with this latest Firefox update. It says it is turned on, but pop-up ads AND content blocking are occu… (閱讀更多)

Adblocker stopped working on my Macbook macOS version 12.4 Monterey with this latest Firefox update. It says it is turned on, but pop-up ads AND content blocking are occurring on https://www.wunderground.com/weather.

charlotte14 於 2 天前 詢問

charlotte14 於 2 天前 解答

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please help somone replied to a post i made and i got email but i cant find it the email has no link

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1381526#answer-1516119 can anyone access this?????? I am so lost on this site why is this site so confusing????? Dropa @Dropa… (閱讀更多)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1381526#answer-1516119 can anyone access this?????? I am so lost on this site why is this site so confusing?????

Dropa @Dropa can you see this?? anyone? i am almost in tears over this at this stage all i want is h elp on a firefox issue i cant even type proeply im so angery

info7653 於 2 天前 詢問

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PLEASE HELP ME PLEASE, I AM TOTALLY LOST ON THIS SUPPORT SITE

helloi i create posts trying desperately to get help but i have no idea where to navigate to them i cant seem them anywhere i find this site so confusing i am already so… (閱讀更多)

helloi i create posts trying desperately to get help but i have no idea where to navigate to them i cant seem them anywhere i find this site so confusing i am already so upset over something i am trying so desperately to understand how this works, all i want is help please somone please

info7653 於 2 天前 詢問

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please can somone please help i am so desperate for any kind of help please

hello i created a post hhere desperate trying to seek help i am so depressed over this i cant see my post now anywhere i am so desperate for help please can somone please… (閱讀更多)

hello i created a post hhere desperate trying to seek help i am so depressed over this i cant see my post now anywhere i am so desperate for help

please can somone please help me

info7653 於 2 天前 詢問

Paul 最近回覆 於 2 天前

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Connection to my router is denied

I have the problem with firefox AND edge, that when I want to log into my router, via 192.168.8.1, I receive message that an error has occurred or that it is not secure.… (閱讀更多)

I have the problem with firefox AND edge, that when I want to log into my router, via 192.168.8.1, I receive message that an error has occurred or that it is not secure.

How do I avoid these messages? I have made rules in my Bitdefender to allow it, but still it does not work. Any suggestions how to be able to log into my router, is welcomed.

Best regards Stones.

In Swedish: Anslutningen misslyckades

Ett fel uppstod under anslutning till 192.168.8.1.

   Webbplatsen kan tillfälligt vara nere eller upptagen. Försök igen om en stund.
   Om du inte kan öppna sidor, kontrollera datorns nätverksanslutning.
   Om datorn eller nätverket skyddas av en brandvägg eller proxy, kontrollera att Firefox har tillstånd att ansluta till webben.

Argao1 於 2 天前 詢問

Argao1 於 2 天前 解答

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Reddit displaying nothing but blank white page

Since I installed Firefox's latest update today Reddit (so far no other sites I frequent have the same issue) displays nothing but an empty white page. You can see the ta… (閱讀更多)

Since I installed Firefox's latest update today Reddit (so far no other sites I frequent have the same issue) displays nothing but an empty white page. You can see the tab load, and the name of the site show up there, but nothing ever displays, not a flicker of color or anything. I've cleared cookies and site data, I've turned the tracking protections off and on, so far nothing I've tried has had any effect. I visited Reddit on another browser and it works fine, so it's clearly a Firefox issue.

Yurt Spirit 於 2 天前 詢問

Terry 於 2 天前 解答