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Firefox 78.3.0 esr bookmarks toolbar not working

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firefox went from version 68.1.1 esr to version version 78.3.0 esr and now the bookmarks toolbar is not working, I cannot add to it, and it shows only 4 websites out of 50 plus websites. I do not like sidebars. This is the horizontal toolbar. Help please to get it working again.

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If you have sync, and there is a problem anywhere, Shut Down Sync Immediately On All Devices to prevent the problem from spreading. Once the problem is fixed, perform the same repair on all computers/profiles before using sync again.


[v57+] Places Maintenance is built into Firefox.

Type about:support<enter> in the address bar.

You will find Places Database near the bottom. Press the Verify Integrity button.

When done, copy and post the results here.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/fix-bookmarks-and-history-will-not-be-functional

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If "Verify Integrity" cannot repair places.sqlite, rename/remove all places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite files in the Firefox profile folder with Firefox closed. Firefox will rebuild places.sqlite and restore the bookmarks from a recent JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder.

  • keep a backup copy of places.sqlite in case a new places.sqlite database has to be created

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You can use the button on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page to go to the current Firefox profile folder or use the about:profiles page.

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no information about the horizontal bookmarks toolbar not working Please help!

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Did you use the Verify Integrity as I suggested?

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no this did not restore the bookmarks into the bookmark toolbar, I have to open the sidebar to find the bookmarks in the bookmarks toolbar.

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Is the Bookmarks Toolbar currently visible ?

Open the Customize window and set what toolbars (Show/Hide Toolbars) and toolbar items to display.

  • Right-click empty toolbar area -> Customize
  • "3-bar" menu button -> Customize
  • View -> Toolbars

You can tap the Alt key or press the F10 key to show the hidden Menu Bar temporarily

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yes the toolbar is visible with only 4 of the 50 plus bookmarks showing. Does it have something to do with chrome that I had to setup to even have a toolbar?

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If "Verify Integrity" cannot repair places.sqlite, rename/remove all places.sqlite and favicons.sqlite files in the Firefox profile folder with Firefox closed. Firefox will rebuild places.sqlite and restore the bookmarks from a recent JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder.

  • keep a backup copy of places.sqlite in case a new places.sqlite database has to be created

Note that you lose all favicons if you remove favicons.sqlite, so you can first try only removing places.sqlite.

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You can use the button on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page to go to the current Firefox profile folder or use the about:profiles page.

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no help yet, do I have to change the userchrome.css file?

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Do you have code in userChrome.css that affects the bookmarks in general or the Bookmarks Toolbar ?

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions ("3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions) or if hardware acceleration or userChrome.css is causing the problem.

  • switch to the DEFAULT theme: "3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Themes
  • do NOT click the "Refresh Firefox" button on the Safe Mode start window

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