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Cannot see my add-ons....I've tried the recommended solutions

I am trying to have some of more important add-ons visible but I cannot seem to accomplish that. The solutions provided in FF's forums did not yield results. Are there … (funda kabanzi)

I am trying to have some of more important add-ons visible but I cannot seem to accomplish that. The solutions provided in FF's forums did not yield results. Are there any solutions?

Attached are screenshots of how I have my preferences set-up.

Asked by Andy 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by JustSecurity 5 amahora adlule

Firefox hangs Ubuntu 20.04

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Clicking on Firefox or Thunderbird it hangs the computer and have to switch off the computer on main switch. Reinstall Mozilla once but … (funda kabanzi)

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Clicking on Firefox or Thunderbird it hangs the computer and have to switch off the computer on main switch. Reinstall Mozilla once but no difference still hangs Ubuntu. Need help on this one Thank you

Asked by Lumaja 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by JustSecurity 5 amahora adlule

JSZip doesn't work in firefox addon context

I'm working on an addon to automate taking screenshots of lecture slides. I'm using a canvas object to capture and save the file blobs and JSZip to zip everything togethe… (funda kabanzi)

I'm working on an addon to automate taking screenshots of lecture slides. I'm using a canvas object to capture and save the file blobs and JSZip to zip everything together and download. But JSZip keeps throuhing the `unsupported file type` error. Even though blobs are supported.

Here's the relevant code I'm using Github File

I've submitted an issue to the maintainer which has some more debugging info. The script in the addon_context has some very quantum behaviour and changes output every time I console.log Github Issue

I'm wondering if there might be a problem on my end, with the way I'm generating and processing the blobs. The same code works in chromium based browser, I'm confused as to what Firefox does differently. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by Jade Maveric 5 amahora adlule

Places.sqlite and bookmarks.html suddenly doubled in size

I use firefox bookmarks to store my biomedical research data which over the last 12 years has grown to a large size with places.sqlite around 60 Mb and bookmarks.html abo… (funda kabanzi)

I use firefox bookmarks to store my biomedical research data which over the last 12 years has grown to a large size with places.sqlite around 60 Mb and bookmarks.html about 75 Mb.

Sometime ago the bookmarks.html file suddenly almost doubled in size to some 130 Mb (I automatically back up/export my bookmarks as a bookmarks.html file) and places.sqlite to some 70 Mb. Unfortunately I only discovered the issue sometime after it happened.

According to Places Maintenance, which I run relatively frequently, the bookmarks data base comprises:

Table moz_places has 77666 records Table moz_bookmarks has 230886 records

The bloated bookmarks.html file is needlessly taking up a lot of backup space . I can only assume that somehow one of the very large files was inadvertently copied into some other folder. Given the vast number of folders/subfolders it is a virtually impossible task to open each one to find where such a large file has been put to cause such bloat. Unfortunately when I open the bookmarks.html file there is no folder structure visible so it is not possible to sort folders by size which would greatly help to find the offending folder.

Although I am quite useful at finding my way around browser technology I have no sqlite database skill. I have looked at the places.sqlite using DB Bowser for Sqlite and SqliteManager extension in the hope that I could figure out whether it is possible to identify folders and hopefully sort them by size to find where the misplaced large folder is located. But no luck it is all greek to me.

I would be most grateful if anyone can offer suggestions/guidance on any possible way to identify folders and to sort them by size from places.sqlite or any other way (I have considered exporting the bookmarks from places.sqlite to xlsl into Excel but it does not seem to offer any way to search for/sort folders by size.

I am on Win10 Pro.

Asked by jtb905-ffsync 15 amahora adlule

Last reply by Naheed 5 amahora adlule

bookmark recovery from a hdd

last march my pc was destroyed bu the hdd is OK. How i can recover the bookmarks. I have more than 1000 and Those bookmarks are very important for my work. so recover th… (funda kabanzi)

last march my pc was destroyed bu the hdd is OK. How i can recover the bookmarks. I have more than 1000 and Those bookmarks are very important for my work. so recover them will be great. thanks in advance.

Asked by Romeo 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jscher2000 6 amahora adlule

How to stop "Opening impression" popup?

Hi When browsing MSN using Firefox, I keep on getting a popup saying I have chose to open a DMS file from https://impressionlink despite me not clicking to download anyth… (funda kabanzi)

Hi When browsing MSN using Firefox, I keep on getting a popup saying I have chose to open a DMS file from https://impressionlink despite me not clicking to download anything.

It always pops up when I browse MSN, but not other sites, and it does not pop up when browsing MSN using other browsers.

I have tried virus and adware scanners, and it is still popping up.

I have attached an image of the pop up.

Any suggestions? Thanks

Asked by stephaniemnewman 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jscher2000 6 amahora adlule

I want to make changes so that I will no longer see - "Your browser is being managed by your organization."

How do I change a setting so that I no longer see the following on my account? "Your browser is being managed by your organization." This seems to prevent me from sync… (funda kabanzi)

How do I change a setting so that I no longer see the following on my account? "Your browser is being managed by your organization." This seems to prevent me from synching my account

Asked by karmits firefox 18-03 8 amahora adlule

Last reply by jscher2000 6 amahora adlule

Why is Firefox so Unstable?

With every update, Firefox becomes more and more unusable. It's been 20 minutes so far on this morning's session, but the tab won't open. And Options won't let me clear d… (funda kabanzi)

With every update, Firefox becomes more and more unusable. It's been 20 minutes so far on this morning's session, but the tab won't open. And Options won't let me clear data as those tabs are dark. It's hard to be nice when I read these same complaints in forums all over the internet. It's only getting worse, and the recommendations are always the same -- clear your cache, remove extensions, blah, blah, blah. No, nothing works! It's time to blow it up and start over. Not to mention that it's always crashing or not responding. It's just about as useless as Edge and Chrome. What a pity. (Oh, I just noticed -- 27 minutes later -- that the Clear Cache tab is now active. Better late than never, I suppose.)

Asked by phonyaddress 4 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by Wayne Mery 7 amahora adlule

Firefox loading pages sluggishly

Hi All So recently I had some windows issues on my newer laptop and had to resort to going back to my old laptop for the time being. Before using it I restored the system… (funda kabanzi)

Hi All

So recently I had some windows issues on my newer laptop and had to resort to going back to my old laptop for the time being. Before using it I restored the system to factory settings and such then reinstalled the newest versions of firefox and such then imported my profiles that I backed up from the new system.

Was working fine for few weeks but the last week or so I have noticed firefox has become sluggish in how it loads websites and such.

I have tried setting up a test profile and that new profile was reacting the same way very sluggish in loading pages.

I have also cleared my browsers cache wondering if that would help.

I have also tested loading pages in Microsoft Edge to see if it was browser or system related and Edge seems to be loading pages just fine so it has to be browser specific.

Any ideas what I should try next to clear this up as the sluggishness is getting old fast!

Thanks

Asked by scottish2 19 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 7 amahora adlule

Firefox Blocking Video Playback

I am working in an online class and we are asked to record videos in an online platform for school. When I go to hit the play button on anyone's video I get an error mess… (funda kabanzi)

I am working in an online class and we are asked to record videos in an online platform for school. When I go to hit the play button on anyone's video I get an error message. This does not happen in other browsers, but I want to keep using Firefox. Is there a privacy or cookie setting that could be causing this to happen?

Asked by marion.reader42 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 7 amahora adlule

Firefox screen collapses to dock

If I have more than one tab open and I close the last one, the entire screen teardrops into the dock. And I just got it out of the Mac shop! I have to click on the imag… (funda kabanzi)

If I have more than one tab open and I close the last one, the entire screen teardrops into the dock. And I just got it out of the Mac shop! I have to click on the image, down on the bottom right dock, to get it back!

Asked by sewjung14 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by cor-el 11 amahora adlule

Firefox refuses to enstabilsh connection

Hi, as of yesterday I'm no longer able to use firefox, since browsing doesn't work anymore. As soon as I try to load a page, a messge pops up that said that due to a poss… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, as of yesterday I'm no longer able to use firefox, since browsing doesn't work anymore. As soon as I try to load a page, a messge pops up that said that due to a possible health risk firefox doesn't even bother to connect (and of course I looked for a link that allowed be to go on) The test is geman, but I think that the basic of the message. Unfortunately there is no support whatsoever in other languages.

I think I can change the settings in opera, which, as the best browser atm, would be a real improvent to firefox, but I am not able to export the chronic as well as the bookmarks, that why I stayd with FF. But now, since FF isn't running anymore, I decided to finally improve my Browser. How do I import bookmarks,chronic and other settings form FF to Opera ?

Asked by adicllong 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by cor-el 11 amahora adlule

Sync is not working completely (logs included)

I have reinstalled the OS on my lap top and after a successful login to my account I am unable to sync everything from the account. The logs can be found in: https://cont… (funda kabanzi)

I have reinstalled the OS on my lap top and after a successful login to my account I am unable to sync everything from the account. The logs can be found in: https://controlc.com/8afabe84

I have the same account set on two different devices (My desktop PC and my android phone, this device I am trying to sync is the third one) and both those device were synced long time ago.

I tried with another profile which I am using for my work related stuff, still no success. First I tried syncing on Ubuntu 20.10 and then installed on Ubuntu 20.04(currently) but it is without success.

I need to sync to this device the bookmarks, extensions, saved logins, etc... Currently I do not have my other PC to export this stuff, please help.

Some of the thing in the logs:

1618133031444 Sync.Service DEBUG Exception calling WrappedLock: LockException: Could not acquire lock. Label: "service.js: login".(resource://services-sync/util.js:62:5) JS Stack trace: LockException@util.js:62:5 throwLockException@util.js:148:11 WrappedLock@util.js:162:15 WrappedCatch@util.js:133:27 login@service.js:1049:66 sync/<@service.js:1327:26 WrappedCatch@util.js:133:27 sync@service.js:1335:7


1618133047237 Sync.Resource WARN GET request to https://sync-1-us-west1-g.sync.services.mozilla.com/1.5/167262145/info/collections failed: [Exception... "The connection has timed out" nsresult: "0x804b000e (NS_ERROR_NET_TIMEOUT)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available 1618133047237 Sync.Service DEBUG verifyLogin failed: [Exception... "The connection has timed out" nsresult: "0x804b000e (NS_ERROR_NET_TIMEOUT)" location: "<unknown>" data: no] No traceback available 1618133047238 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: success.login => error.login.reason.network 1618133047238 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: success.status_ok => error.login.failed 1618133047238 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: error.login.reason.network => error.login.reason.network 1618133047238 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: error.login.failed => error.login.failed 1618133047238 Sync.ErrorHandler ERROR Sync encountered a login error 1618133047239 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Clearing sync triggers and the global score. 1618133047241 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Next sync in 3600000 ms. (why=schedule) 1618133047242 Sync.Service DEBUG Exception calling WrappedLock: Error: Login failed: error.login.reason.network(resource://services-sync/service.js:1038:15) JS Stack trace: onNotify@service.js:1038:15 1618133047242 Sync.Service DEBUG Not syncing: login returned false.

Asked by Nikola Lozanovski 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 11 amahora adlule

Signing into Parler.com

I'm not sure what topic this should be under, but I can only sign into Parler.com occasionally through Mozilla. I don't know what changes, but most of the time I get the… (funda kabanzi)

I'm not sure what topic this should be under, but I can only sign into Parler.com occasionally through Mozilla. I don't know what changes, but most of the time I get the message "can't connect to the server" "server not found." I can always sign in using Microsoft Edge. Does anyone know how I can fix this problem? Thanks

Asked by victoria05 14 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 12 amahora adlule

lockwise : maintain updated password

I have firefox on windows with lockwise activated when I change a password on a site eg. FB, I have to maintain the password in lockwise. Is this correct ? It does not pr… (funda kabanzi)

I have firefox on windows with lockwise activated when I change a password on a site eg. FB, I have to maintain the password in lockwise. Is this correct ? It does not prompt for update of saved password .. or do we have to activate a setting for this or does this feature not exist ? thanks for all info best regards, Guy

Asked by Guy Przytula 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 12 amahora adlule

Turn off the one click "select all text"

For search and navigation fields, this thread discusses this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1168290 But it's not working for me. I tried both of these, fal… (funda kabanzi)

For search and navigation fields, this thread discusses this

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1168290

But it's not working for me. I tried both of these, false and true, but text still gets selected after one click like before any alterations were made

   browser.urlbar.clickSelectsAll
   browser.urlbar.doubleClickSelectsAll

Asked by noel_envode 12 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 12 amahora adlule

Bookmarks missing from other computer

Hello, I was a little surprised to see that my current computer hasn't reflected the updated bookmarks which I bookmarked on my other computer with being logged into my a… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I was a little surprised to see that my current computer hasn't reflected the updated bookmarks which I bookmarked on my other computer with being logged into my account as well which I thought would be the case after syncing Firefox on my current computer. I'm not too sure of how to get around this since I checked Firefox on my laptop which I used recently and had the recent bookmarks listed but not on my other computer where I'm on now. Hope you can help me figure out how to get around this outside of trying to sync my information which I haven't had much luck with. Thank you.

Asked by Anduma22 16 amahora adlule

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 13 amahora adlule