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Restore bookmarks isn't working

I just updated to windows 10, before I did I backed up my files on my firefox bookmark account. I went to to the restore thing, I saw all my stuff for a moment but after … (funda kabanzi)

I just updated to windows 10, before I did I backed up my files on my firefox bookmark account. I went to to the restore thing, I saw all my stuff for a moment but after accepting the restore I can't get it to show. I still have my one Restore March, 31st option with 11 items appearing but nothing happens.

Asked by Yield 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 5 izinyanga ezidlule

Firefox closes after launching

I made a fresh, clean install of the most current Firefox 76.0.1. When launching it, it force closes after a few seconds. There is no Crash Helper popup afterwards. This… (funda kabanzi)

I made a fresh, clean install of the most current Firefox 76.0.1. When launching it, it force closes after a few seconds.

There is no Crash Helper popup afterwards.

This issue does not occur with Firefox 74 and previous versions. The issue "does" occur when using the most current Firefox as a PortableApp.

I am running Windows 10 Enterprise (1809), build number 17763.

I'd appreciate any help you can give me, because as it stands, I can't update Firefox.

Asked by Tom 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Tom 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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How can I turn off the new (and really irritating) url textbox popout feature/styling ?

This is not the same as the https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1270094 - "how do i turn off the popup urlbar in the latest nightly build? Question and the soln… (funda kabanzi)

This is not the same as the https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1270094 - "how do i turn off the popup urlbar in the latest nightly build? Question and the soln to that Q: set browser.urlbar.megabar preference to false has no effect on what I'm seeing ( or rather, being stabbed in the eyes with ) - the search bar url text box now becomes a popup window in its own right.

Asked by Bob 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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If I start Firefox by clicking a link in another application or operating system a window without Menu Bar items is opened

As stated in the title, everytime when I open a link in the operating system (i.e. clicking on a link in an email or opening a website with Alfred) while Firefox is not a… (funda kabanzi)

As stated in the title, everytime when I open a link in the operating system (i.e. clicking on a link in an email or opening a website with Alfred) while Firefox is not already running, the following happens:

1. Two Firefox windows are opened 2. One window opens the requested website (https://startpage.com in the Screenshots) but has no context items in the Menu Bar above. 3. The second opens at Home and has the items in the Menu Bar.

I am using Mac OS Catalina (multiple versions) and the issue persisted a complete reinstall (I wiped my hard drive and did a clean install) of the operating system. I tried mainstream Firefox 73.0 and Firefox Dev Edition latest beta 74.0b2. (Used `brew cask` to install) Also I do have another Mac on High Sierra that does not have this issue.

Asked by Marco Di 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox crashes when system file dialog is displayed

Firefox crashes whenever the Windows file dialog is displayed (e.g. if choosing a save location when downloading files). SolidWorks PDM appears to cause this, see infor… (funda kabanzi)

  • Firefox crashes whenever the Windows file dialog is displayed (e.g. if choosing a save location when downloading files).
  • SolidWorks PDM appears to cause this, see information here: https://forum.solidworks.com/thread/220894
  • Until two days ago, running Firefox in Windows 7 compatibility mode solved the problem. However running Firefox in Windows 7 compatibility mode now results in blank tabs - similar to as described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1231445.

So I am caught between a rock and a hard place. I have to switch off compatibility mode for browsing to work. But then Firefox crashes any time I want to download or upload a file.

If anyone has any idea's I'd appreciate it. I really don't want to be forced back onto Chrome...

Asked by Tony 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Tony 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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How to disable address bar from popping?

You guys made a change with with the address bar when now if you click on it or open a new tab, it pops out more than usual. It's annoying af and I want to disable it. Ex… (funda kabanzi)

You guys made a change with with the address bar when now if you click on it or open a new tab, it pops out more than usual. It's annoying af and I want to disable it. Explain how please. FF 74

Asked by bdelcarpio 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by catnapster 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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Widevine crashes every time I visit Netflix or Amazon

I'm on Arch Linux and recently updated Firefox to version 73.0 through pacman. I got no errors and Firefox works fine. Except that Widevine crashes whenever I visit Netfl… (funda kabanzi)

I'm on Arch Linux and recently updated Firefox to version 73.0 through pacman. I got no errors and Firefox works fine. Except that Widevine crashes whenever I visit Netflix or Amazon. I tried removing the plugin and reinstalling it, reinstalling Firefox and starting Firefox in safe mode. If anyone knows a solution to my problem your help would be much appreciated!

Asked by Quirinbrunner 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Quirinbrunner 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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How can I enable back the dropdown in address bar?

So my Firefox Developer edition just got updated to the version 74.0b2 and I got this brand new address/search bar. One of the things that it used to have before it had b… (funda kabanzi)

So my Firefox Developer edition just got updated to the version 74.0b2 and I got this brand new address/search bar. One of the things that it used to have before it had been updated was a simple arrow-down button that, when clicked, showed the most visited sites. Now, after the update, this button is gone (pic related). This makes my experience with Firefox *extremely* worse, because now I don't have a quick access to open one of my most visited sites inside the current tab without starting typing their addresses. Is there any option to bring that feature back? Is removal of this button an already-made design choice for Firefox that will stay with us for the next versions?

Asked by AWKjrh32r1 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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VPN network unaccessible with Firefox multiple profiles

Hello, I have Firefox with two profiles, Personal and Work. I also have a VPN provided by the company which is setup on Windows 10 as a Public Network, on both profiles t… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I have Firefox with two profiles, Personal and Work. I also have a VPN provided by the company which is setup on Windows 10 as a Public Network, on both profiles the network settings are the same and while the Personal has anti ads and privacy plugins, the Work doesn't have a single plugin.

My issue is that the Personal profile is able to use the VPN and access the work network while the Work profile is not. With both network settings matching, are there any settings in the About:config that i can check that would co-relate with the issue that i'm having?

Asked by john277 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by john277 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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How to unenroll from beta program with Firefox Devloper Edition

Hello, I am using Firefox Developer Edition and I recently saw in the "update info" setting that my browser is installing beta updates. I never wanted to enroll in beta p… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I am using Firefox Developer Edition and I recently saw in the "update info" setting that my browser is installing beta updates. I never wanted to enroll in beta program. Is Firefox Dev Edition by default enrolled in beta ? How can I unroll from it ?

(sorry for my English) Thanks,

Asked by Clement 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by McCoy 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Change Firefox 74 urlbar behaviour back to how it was in Firefox 73

In the latest version of Firefox Developer Edition, I notice the the urlbar behaviour has changed from what it was before and I want to change it back. Are there any sett… (funda kabanzi)

In the latest version of Firefox Developer Edition, I notice the the urlbar behaviour has changed from what it was before and I want to change it back. Are there any settings in about:config that do this? In particular, I want to stop expanding and even showing suggestions whenever I click in the address bar. To me, this is odd and distracting behaviour and not what is done by other browsers so I want to turn it off.

Asked by johnhennessy 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Zoom Image app for google

My go-to apps for this, Imagus and Photoshow no longer work on Google. Any suggestions for alternatives, etc., or do we just have to see if they figure it out? Fx 72+, W… (funda kabanzi)

My go-to apps for this, Imagus and Photoshow no longer work on Google. Any suggestions for alternatives, etc., or do we just have to see if they figure it out?

Fx 72+, Windows 10

Asked by noel_envode 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by noel_envode 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox on Linux/ Wayland/ Sway is haveing trouble scaling on multiple screens when the screens have different scaling ratios

My setup: Firefox versions 70-74, developer version and stable; Ubuntu 19.10 with Wayland/ Sway; Internal Monitor 3000x2000 with scaling ratio 2.0 + External Monitor 192… (funda kabanzi)

My setup:

Firefox versions 70-74, developer version and stable; Ubuntu 19.10 with Wayland/ Sway; Internal Monitor 3000x2000 with scaling ratio 2.0 + External Monitor 1920x1080 with scaling ratio 1.0

Ever since version 70 I noticed that Firefox would on first start scale either according to the external or internal monitor, and be perfectly workable on that one. But when moving it to the other monitor/ opening a new window on the other monitor it would not scale properly, but render according to the scaling factor of the other monitor. So, e.g. when moving from the internal to the external screen it would only render to the top left quarter of the screen, while the application was actually being the right size. At the same time the input mapping was according to the actual window dimensions, and not according to the visual rendering of Firefox. This would also happen the other way round, with Firefox then only rendering the top left part of the web page to the entire screen.

You can see this well on the attached screenshot, but notice that sway is a tiling window manager, so Firefox should actually be exactly the same size as the terminal next to it. Firefox also renders like this when the scaling factor was changed at run time, so the issue seems to me that Firefox on Wayland checks the scaling factor on startup just once globally and does not realize when it was changed or that it can be different on different monitors.

Asked by freddy.wiehl 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by freddy.wiehl 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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How to rebind the Tab key in the Omnibar?

A recent Firefox update changed what the Tab key does while typing in the omnibar. It used to cycle between suggestions, now it changes focus to the next element in the t… (funda kabanzi)

A recent Firefox update changed what the Tab key does while typing in the omnibar. It used to cycle between suggestions, now it changes focus to the next element in the toolbar. Is there a way for me to revert this behavior?

Asked by Chris 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Danny Colin 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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The new update makes the address bar larger when it has focus. How do I turn this off???

Every UI update, there's something that makes me enjoy Firefox less and less and it becomes more and more difficult to make it something I feel is reasonable. Having the … (funda kabanzi)

Every UI update, there's something that makes me enjoy Firefox less and less and it becomes more and more difficult to make it something I feel is reasonable. Having the address bar suddenly take up more of the UI is bad design and not only irks me on a design level but it just doesn't need to be that large. I *know* it has focus because I did it deliberately.

So how do I turn this "feature" off?

Asked by dhicks34 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Danny Colin 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Open markdown file with md extension in Firefox

I’m clicking on a link that links to a markdown file ending in the extension .md. As I know that this is just a plain text file, I would like to open it in a new tab as p… (funda kabanzi)

I’m clicking on a link that links to a markdown file ending in the extension .md. As I know that this is just a plain text file, I would like to open it in a new tab as plain text. However, Firefox opens a download prompt. How can I teach Firefox to display the file as text?

Asked by Gorgor 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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New megabar top visited sites number

In the new megabar on Firefox 74beta, the top visited sites are 8, but the parameter browser.urlbar.maxRichResults is on 10. What is the way for increase the number of l… (funda kabanzi)

In the new megabar on Firefox 74beta, the top visited sites are 8, but the parameter browser.urlbar.maxRichResults is on 10. What is the way for increase the number of listed sites?

Asked by happysurf 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by happysurf 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Issues when opening links from different applications.

When opening a link from a different application, like slack, the keyboard shortcuts like new tab and refresh do not do anything, and the left click menu is empty except … (funda kabanzi)

When opening a link from a different application, like slack, the keyboard shortcuts like new tab and refresh do not do anything, and the left click menu is empty except for the snapshot button.

This only seems to happen if firefox is not already open and the clicking of the link opens firefox.

Asked by Robert 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 7 izinyanga ezidlule