Firefox does not let me select amazon.com as search engine

I would like to use the amazon.com (and wikipedia.com) search engine and keyword. But since I have installed a non-English version of Firefox (or maybe because the defaul… (funda kabanzi)

I would like to use the amazon.com (and wikipedia.com) search engine and keyword. But since I have installed a non-English version of Firefox (or maybe because the default language of my OS is non-English), I get defaulted to amazon for a different country (and the Wikipedia for that language).

How do I get the US / international version as default?

Asked by shiin 8 amahora adlule

Last reply by rebug 7 amahora adlule

Can't View Pocket

I can save to MyPocket but I can't view it. "My Library" shows only Bookmarks, History, Downloads. It used to have "view Pocket". All answers I see only tell me how to ge… (funda kabanzi)

I can save to MyPocket but I can't view it. "My Library" shows only Bookmarks, History, Downloads. It used to have "view Pocket". All answers I see only tell me how to generate icon to save to Pocket. I attach a screen print.

Asked by jank1 10 amahora adlule

Last reply by tjn21 6 amahora adlule

Firefox brainless huge memory usage

Hi to All I am user of firefox on several windows 10 computers, probably 7 different computers. I want to point out the huge memory usage in firefox on absolutely differe… (funda kabanzi)

Hi to All I am user of firefox on several windows 10 computers, probably 7 different computers. I want to point out the huge memory usage in firefox on absolutely different computers and I want to resolve this brainless problem. At beginning, probably in 2016 I began to notice big memory usage in firefox with many of tabs opened, probably over 100... yes, 100 tabs is too much but even so, memory usage seemed inappropriate to me, especially when before it working on computers with low memory installed. I started solving huge memory usage by restarting firefox, usually killing firefox through taskmanager on windows. But about a year ago I started using Firefox on several computers for loading some pages and I programmed automations of some tasks on this pages. This tasks includes clicking on buttons on pages, entering values and loading new links, subpages.... This all always in one tab and in one firefox window and after some time, firefox on every computers start using over 3GB of memory, in one tab and one window??? It is galactic amount. Of course, processes on computers was crashing. Depending on the page, that was severed from 12 hours to several days. Therefore I started some researching in this and I tried to reduce memory usage by settings in about:config: browser.sessionstore.max_serialize_back = 0 browser.sessionstore.max_serialize_forward = 0 browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo = 0 browser.sessionstore.max_windows_undo = 0

browser.sessionhistory.max_total_viewers = 1 browser.sessionhistory.max_entries = 1 but this last parameter have no effect, why??? After this settings my solution working, but it is little bit breaknecking: After some steps in automation I open new tab and close prewious tab and load page again and memory usage drops from 1,5GB to approx 500MB (Due to browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo = 0) Excuse me but this behaviour is very terrible.

browser.sessionhistory.max_entries I trying to reduce to 1 but this setting have no effect (I can back to new tab page), sometimes take effect only in just running instance when I change it and number must be higher than 5 or 10? Sometimes take effect, sometimes no, but after restart firefox again without effect. Due to this nonsense memory accumulation per each one tab I want to tweak firefox on my working computer. I not need galactic number - 50!!! or even more? pages in "back button" in memory per each tab, and there are no way to reduce it without restart, only way to release memory is set browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo to 0, open new tab, and close old tab and then memory usage very drop...

Next, I searched in about:config by keyword "session" and found browser.sessionstore.cleanup.forget_closed_after default equals to 1209600000 which means 14 days... oh so galactic... Normally firefox is unusable after few days without restarting, developers recommends to restart firefox for memory free up, but default value for this option sets to this huge number? Are they kidding users or what? After all, with this setting and behaviour, it almost never applies. And how much such nonsenses does firefox still contain? I am very angry for this several-years lasting memory issue because firefox is my favourite web browser. According to what I found on the internet, developers stubbornly ignoring or refuse to find effective solution but it would be so simple. Probably only memory release button would suffice, which would remove all cached pages. But "true release/free up memory button". User would had to accept, that all back/reopen actions will be discarded. No dummy/parody button in about:memory. ooooh "minimize memory usage" which free up probably max of 15%, normally about 5% of used memory. I tried "firemin" too, but this is next parody... this rapidly decrease of memory which appears as super, but causes totally pause of processes on page and when you need do some action on page, another time is needed for reloading(wake up) the almost same amount of memory as before minimization by this program - in short, this is suitable just only for temporary minimization of memory usage, something like pause firefox.

Therefore please, Can someone really help? (Not kidding like: about:memory, firemin or other unusable "nosolutions") This problem has been consuming me for so long that I quietly started to think that the only way to resolve it is to reprogram and recompile my own firefox, but that is quite unrealistic for me.

Asked by Jakubjm 11 amahora adlule

Last reply by Jakubjm 3 amahora adlule

saved passwords

I just replaced a laptop computer and am setting the new one up. I get prompted to save passwords but they do not show up in the saved passwords list. All I get is 'there… (funda kabanzi)

I just replaced a laptop computer and am setting the new one up. I get prompted to save passwords but they do not show up in the saved passwords list. All I get is 'there are no saved passwords.'

so where are they now ?

Asked by Rosaliy Lynne 13 amahora adlule

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 10 amahora adlule

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"clipboard" location; how to access "clipboard"

where is the "clipboard"? how do i access "clipboard"? is there a "clipboard" or am i just dumber than box o rokz....to me a clipboard is a folder containing files i pl… (funda kabanzi)

where is the "clipboard"? how do i access "clipboard"? is there a "clipboard" or am i just dumber than box o rokz....to me a clipboard is a folder containing files i place there to be sorted and refiled at a later time that is convenient for my schedule ....that is def. of a "clipbard " i'm guessing doesnt mean same thing in cpu code....so then why have option for "clipoard " when downloading is other option, ezr to access from firefox menu , then close, open desktop menu to access each individual folder for screenshots

Asked by oetkbtytr 14 amahora adlule

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

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Computer shutdown!

Every time I type this into my windows run dialog, %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles, so I can search for it, my computer totally shuts down!! Firefox had a meltdown of … (funda kabanzi)

Every time I type this into my windows run dialog, %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles, so I can search for it, my computer totally shuts down!! Firefox had a meltdown of some kind a week ago where every time my pointer touched the open window it locked everything up totally. I finally had it looked at and the person had to uninstall firefox and reinstall it. I was trying to recover my old tabs from before that but now it keeps doing this. Any help?

Asked by happyfrog 14 amahora adlule

Answered by cor-el 13 amahora adlule

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Previous Session disappeared and I can't seem to restore it

Hello, I didn't open Firefox from the 8th, I closed it normally as I always do with no worries since Firefox always launches with all my tabs+bookmarks saved and never re… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, I didn't open Firefox from the 8th, I closed it normally as I always do with no worries since Firefox always launches with all my tabs+bookmarks saved and never remove cronology by itself. Guess updating must have done something, so I've read on the net and then here about some probable solutions, did find some files like recovery.jsonlz4 and .baklz4 along previous.jsonlz4 and sessionstore.jsonlz4 and saved them up in another folder, putting them back in the profile I've had on Firefox, but that didn't seem to have helped at all, Firefox still launches with nothing on and I don't know what to do anymore, so I've registered to ask for support here. Thanks.

Asked by sora_riku 14 amahora adlule

Answered by cor-el 13 amahora adlule

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How Do I reopen lost windows?

After returning from my wisdom teeth removal, I accidentally told firefox to forget the last 5 minutes of history, and now all of my tabs (including a few very important … (funda kabanzi)

After returning from my wisdom teeth removal, I accidentally told firefox to forget the last 5 minutes of history, and now all of my tabs (including a few very important signup pages) have disappeared. I understand that this option says that the action "cannot be undone," but is there any way for me to reopen or recover those closed windows? I am panicking a bit right now.

Thank you so much.

Asked by Pendragonchen1 14 amahora adlule

Answered by cor-el 12 amahora adlule

How To Deactivate Context Menu?

When I click shift and right click always a context menu comes up and I would like to deactivate that. Concrete: I would like to draw arrows on a chessboard (lichess.org… (funda kabanzi)

When I click shift and right click always a context menu comes up and I would like to deactivate that. Concrete: I would like to draw arrows on a chessboard (lichess.org) with shift and rightclick, but then always a context menu comes up and distracts. This is very annoying and I would like to change that - though what I found so far wasn't that helpful for me.

Thank you very much in advance

Asked by maximilian.v.w99 15 amahora adlule

Last reply by maximilian.v.w99 3 amahora adlule

How do I minimize SSD usage ?

I want to install Firefox on a new Windows 10 PC which has an SSD for its C: drive and an HDD for its D: storage drive. I would like to minimize SSD usage if possible and… (funda kabanzi)

I want to install Firefox on a new Windows 10 PC which has an SSD for its C: drive and an HDD for its D: storage drive. I would like to minimize SSD usage if possible and know that the FF profile can be moved to the D: drive.

I did quite a bit of searching & some people have a lot of SSD activity & say to move a cache folder or the AppData/Roaming folder. Other people don't seem to have a problem.

Is there a recommended configuration in order to minimize SSD wear?

Thanks.

Asked by Mike109 16 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 10 amahora adlule

Page source is sometimes incomplete

Here's how I discovered this issue. PayPal has a page on which the user selects a method for having money withdrawn from one's PayPal account to one's bank. I've found th… (funda kabanzi)

Here's how I discovered this issue.

PayPal has a page on which the user selects a method for having money withdrawn from one's PayPal account to one's bank. I've found that this page's "Next" button works correctly (that is, it loads the page on which the user would then indicate the amount to be transferred) on Firefox 40.0.2, but it works incorrectly (that is, it only underlines the word "Next" and does not load a new page) on Firefox 52.9.0 and Firefox 87.0.2. (My internet access in each case is dialup.)

After pursuing various leads on the possible cause, it occurred to me to inspect the page source for the "withdraw" page for each of those versions of Firefox. And I discovered that the page source displayed by Firefox 40.0.2 contained content that was absent from the page source displayed by either of the other two Firefox versions. Some of this content appeared to define a function that returns content to the server when "Next" was clicked. If true, this could certainly account for why clicking the button didn't do what it should.

I noticed that the page source uses as many as 12 nested levels of <div>-</div> elements, which seems counter to the advice I read at an HTML standards page (at whatwg.org). But I don't know whether this could be a factor in the behavior I described.

I've copied the page source for each Firefox version and pasted them into text files, but I wasn't sure it would be appropriate to post them publicly. I would be glad to provide them offline.

Thanks for any help or suggestions.

Asked by dhlevin 17 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 11 amahora adlule

Messagerie GMAIL

April 10, 2021 Hello, I created my GMAIL account on Mozilla (last version 78.9.1 (32 bits)). When I try to send a mail I receive error messages (see "Error sending msg fr… (funda kabanzi)

April 10, 2021 Hello, I created my GMAIL account on Mozilla (last version 78.9.1 (32 bits)).

When I try to send a mail I receive error messages (see "Error sending msg from Gmail Mozilla 01.JPG").

When I cancel these messages, a page opens (see "Error sending msg from Gmail Mozilla '02.JPG").

When I validate my Gmail account address (see "Error sending msg from Gmail Mozilla '03'.JPG"), the previous page is displayed again. It is impossible for me to validate and enter my password.

If I send a message from another account, the message goes out well, it is not mentioned as undelivered but it is not displayed in the 'Gmail incoming mail' and I cannot force the reception of messages.

When I want to leave Gmail, I get this message "ERROR TO QUIT GMAIL.JPG". I waited 2 hours without success. When I connect to Gmail via the Internet, I find the message sent by another account in my incoming mail.

The image "Param IMAP Gmail Mozilla 01.JPG" shows my IMAP settings in Mozilla. The image "Param SMTP Gmail Mozilla 01.JPG" shows my SMTP settings in Mozilla.

How to fix this problem?

Thanks in advance. ONE WHO KNOWS IS BETTER THAN TEN WHO ARE LOOKING.

Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

Le 10 avril 2021 Bonjour, J'ai créé mon compte GMAIL sur Mozilla (dernière version 78.9.1 (32 bits)).

Lorsque j'essaie d'envoyer un mail je reçois des messages d'erreurs (voir "Error sending msg from Gmail Mozilla 01.JPG").

Lorsque j'annule ces messages, une page s'ouvre (voir "Error sending msg from Gmail Mozilla 02.JPG").

Lorsque je valide mon adresse de compte Gmail (voir "Error sending msg from Gmail Mozilla '03'.JPG"), la page précédente s"affiche à nouveau. Il m'est impossible de valider et de pouvoir entrer mon mot de passe.

Si j'envoie un message depuis un autre compte, le message part bien, n'est pas mentionné comme non délivré mais ne s'affiche pas dans le 'Courrier entrant de Gmail' et je ne peux pas forcer la réception de messages.

Lorsque je veux quitter Gmail, je reçois ce message "ERROR TO QUIT GMAIL.JPG". J'ai attendu 2 heures sans succès.

Lorsque je me connecte sur Gmail via Internet, je retrouve le message envoyé par un autre compte dans mon courrier reçu.

L'image "Param IMAP Gmail Mozilla 01.JPG" indique mes paramètres IMAP dans Mozilla. L'image "Param SMTP Gmail Mozilla 01.JPG" indique mes paramètres SMTP dans Mozilla.

Comment régler ce problème ?

Merci par avance. UN QUI SAIT VAUT MIEUX QUE DIX QUI CHERCHENT.

Asked by geuziere 17 amahora adlule

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

Hosted forms at our website not working in Firefox v87

Our website, www.twindata.com , uses forms hosted by MyContactForm ( www.mycontactform.com ) and have been doing so since 2016. While doing an update to a form today, I r… (funda kabanzi)

Our website, www.twindata.com , uses forms hosted by MyContactForm ( www.mycontactform.com ) and have been doing so since 2016.

While doing an update to a form today, I received a message from MyContactForm stating this form is not at the location(s) it was listed as being at when the form was created. The message is attached.

I tried another UNCHANGED form that's been working for years and the same/similar error results. I downgraded to Firefox v86 and it worked fine, as well did the updated form I was working with.

The form is near the bottom of the page at this URL: http://www.twindata.com/cli/AG6601.htm

Any help will be greatly appreciated. We depend on these forms for our business.

Problems with something simply not working the way it has for years has happened with previous Firefox version upgrades.

Hopefully I'll see some answers and suggestions. Thanks in advance.

Asked by rtodaro 17 amahora adlule

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 11 amahora adlule

firefox crash report

Problem signature Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: firefox.exe Application Version: 87.0.0.7747 Application Timestamp: 60533c0c Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll… (funda kabanzi)

Problem signature Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: firefox.exe Application Version: 87.0.0.7747 Application Timestamp: 60533c0c Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll Fault Module Version: 10.0.19041.844 Fault Module Timestamp: 60a6ca36 Exception Code: c0000005 Exception Offset: 0000000000026340 OS Version: 10.0.19042.2.0.0.256.48 Locale ID: 8192 Additional Information 1: 76ae Additional Information 2: 76ae09ab384d11705a8f95ab63e1ae81 Additional Information 3: 7efe Additional Information 4: 7efe7abf6252c1255c7d9bbb065045b0

Asked by boxyalin 18 amahora adlule

Last reply by boxyalin 16 amahora adlule

Websites that I pin to TOP SItes keep shifting or disappearing

I have Pinned several websites that I visit often to the TOP SItes on my FF Home Page. They randomly disappear or shift from where I place them. Why are they not stayin… (funda kabanzi)

I have Pinned several websites that I visit often to the TOP SItes on my FF Home Page. They randomly disappear or shift from where I place them. Why are they not staying in place when they are "Pinned"? Annoying that I have to continuously do this. I am using FF Version 87.0

Asked by kathyjoe5 18 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 10 amahora adlule

Default Property Values Not Showing On Firefox Dev Edition

Firefox Dev Ed is a great browser for web development and tweaking CSS. But sadly it does not always show default property values. A classic example of this is the elem… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox Dev Ed is a great browser for web development and tweaking CSS. But sadly it does not always show default property values.

A classic example of this is the
    element's default padding-left property. This apparently is set at 40px automatically unless overridden by the web designer. I think that ALL inherited or default properties of elements ought to be clearly shown in the inspect tool's styling listings. You could spend hours maddeningly trying to find the cause of some of these offsets to what you expected to display. The curious thing is that some inherited or default property values are shown on the inspect tool - which leads us to assume that what is seen on inspect is all that there is . . . This change should not be too difficult to implement. And it would be a great thing to have when searching down unexpected behaviour in webpage displays.

Asked by tamjk 19 amahora adlule