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Can't import or restore backups into a new profile

Following a Mac rebuild, I decided to use a different e-mail for my Firefox profile, then tried to move all my bookmarks over. I tried both backup and HTML export from m… (funda kabanzi)

Following a Mac rebuild, I decided to use a different e-mail for my Firefox profile, then tried to move all my bookmarks over. I tried both backup and HTML export from my old profile (on a separate machine, copied to the rebuilt machine) but restore from that file failed ("Unable to process the backup file.") and the HTML import seemingly did nothing - the operation completed without error but nothing changed. Any suggestion on how to get the bookmarks moved over?

Asked by kalkin 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Terry 2 iminyaka edlule

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Prevent number of unread GMail messages from being displayed in Firefox tab

I would like to stop the default behavior of firefox displaying in the tab that contains my GMail how many unread GMail messages there are -- in other words to delete "(9… (funda kabanzi)

I would like to stop the default behavior of firefox displaying in the tab that contains my GMail how many unread GMail messages there are -- in other words to delete "(9)" from the attached photo and never have the count displayed -- if it could instead simply say "Inbox - xxx@gmail.com"

Asked by mp34142 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Terry 2 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox forces me to enable 2FA when signing in to addons.mozilla.org

Hi everyone, Last Saturday, I was able to sign in to Firefox Add-Ons Firefox Add-Ons and submit a pre-release of an add-on I'm working on. But today, I'm being forced to… (funda kabanzi)

Hi everyone,

Last Saturday, I was able to sign in to Firefox Add-Ons Firefox Add-Ons and submit a pre-release of an add-on I'm working on. But today, I'm being forced to enable 2FA to simply log in to the site. I don't want to enable 2FA, I just don't need it. Can someone explain me why is this happening ? Can I just log in and submit my add-on's update ?

I've tried to sign in two different MacBooks (M1 12.1 and Yosemite 10.10.5), using two different Firefox versions (99.0.1 and 78.15.0esr). Also, I haven't enabled 2FA in my personal account.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by snunezmeneses 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Importing passwords from Chrome

Hi there. I'm in the process of switching from Chrome and I want to import my passwords. I first tried the 'import from Chrome' option - it says it's successful, but not… (funda kabanzi)

Hi there. I'm in the process of switching from Chrome and I want to import my passwords.

I first tried the 'import from Chrome' option - it says it's successful, but nothing has actually been added. Same result after several attempts.

I then tried the csv route. I found out I had to change the config settings, so I did just that, but the 'import CSV' option still isn't showing even after a reset.

So now I'm at a dead end. Any bright ideas please? TIA!

FYI I'm using Firefox 99.0.1

Asked by mjwhite82 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Terry 2 iminyaka edlule

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Youtube Music pauses when not in focus

When playing music on music.youtube.com, if I navigate away from the tab, by either moving to a different tab or opening a different application the music pauses. This ha… (funda kabanzi)

When playing music on music.youtube.com, if I navigate away from the tab, by either moving to a different tab or opening a different application the music pauses. This happens consistently with two different Firefox profiles.

I admittedly have a quite a few plugins installed, so I tested this in a private window and this issue does not occur.

I attempted disabling the obvious plugins UBlock, 'I don't care about cookies', and Tampermonkey without any success. I also tried using a different user-agent without any success.

edit: removed erroneous error information

Asked by Hunter 2 iminyaka edlule

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Problems playing videos.

Certain site show what looks to be Chinese writing in the menu and description. Videos for those site will not play. This just happen today. Is there something going o… (funda kabanzi)

Certain site show what looks to be Chinese writing in the menu and description. Videos for those site will not play. This just happen today. Is there something going on with firefox? what would be the best fix?

Asked by jameswldrn537 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Terry 2 iminyaka edlule

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FF cookie storage space 17,000,000,000 GB for Facebook

Even though I have removed the cookies for Facebook, the Manage Cookies screen shows a HUGE storage space. FF v99.0 on Mac == from preferences page: Your stored cookie… (funda kabanzi)

Even though I have removed the cookies for Facebook, the Manage Cookies screen shows a HUGE storage space. FF v99.0 on Mac

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from preferences page: Your stored cookies, site data, and cache are currently using 17,179,869,184 GB of disk space.

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almost all are Facebook storage. I'm feeling a little reluctant to delete all site data. If I clear all cookies and site data will that fix the issue? will the issue re-occur?

Asked by michaelp2 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by michaelp2 2 iminyaka edlule

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I have Firefox Version 00.0.1 (64-bit) on my iMAC. I wish to set up an outside account requiring 128-bit encryption. Is my browser sufficient to set up this account?

Inform me whether my Firefox Version 99.0.1 (64-bit) on my MacOS Catalina Version 10.15.7 is designed to handle 128-bit encryption.

Asked by wvogel1400 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by James 2 iminyaka edlule

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I keep having to sign in when opening Google search page

and not only that, when I click on sign in - it shows me a work email address that I rarely use - not my Firefox account / main email. I have to click NEXT then change em… (funda kabanzi)

and not only that, when I click on sign in - it shows me a work email address that I rarely use - not my Firefox account / main email. I have to click NEXT then change email address from the drop down menu. I followed the setting attached. but it's still does it. I close Google tab, then go back and im signed out again! It's extremely annoying. How on earth can I fix this?

My tech info: Macbook Air Mac OS 12.2.1


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Asked by rebknell 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 iminyaka edlule

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Bookmarks not saved down prior to computer reset

I own a mac and had to erase all my data from my computer in order to upgrade to new system. Issue is - the apple support person did not remind me to save down my firefox… (funda kabanzi)

I own a mac and had to erase all my data from my computer in order to upgrade to new system. Issue is - the apple support person did not remind me to save down my firefox browser data/bookmarks. Now my mac is updated and it's like a brand new computer. I searched previous forums and apparently firefox automatically saves down your data but I don't see it in the appropriate folder (Old Firefox Data >bookmarkbackups) - I see data from 2016 and 2017. Can I recover these bookmarks?? I had a lot of important ones saved..

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Why when I open a tab from another I have open, it appears as new widow, and about 1/3rd. the size?

I find this does not happen when I opened Mozilla and searched for an answer, but if I am in almost any other site, and click a link, it oens in a new window and is so na… (funda kabanzi)

I find this does not happen when I opened Mozilla and searched for an answer, but if I am in almost any other site, and click a link, it oens in a new window and is so narrow, it is unusable until I stretch i. This is a pain, and never happened ubtil about 1-2 months ago after an update.

Please let m know if anyone has a solution to this irritating challenge.

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Asked by jim268 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Mozilla Firefox ver. 50 not prompting user to install Java plug-in for legacy website

I have a user who runs SRS/Crystal Reports on their Windows 11 Lenovo laptop, but every time we go to the website where a Java-enabled pop-up window for viewing spreadshe… (funda kabanzi)

I have a user who runs SRS/Crystal Reports on their Windows 11 Lenovo laptop, but every time we go to the website where a Java-enabled pop-up window for viewing spreadsheets is supposed to load we keep getting a "A plugin is required to play this content" error message, but no option to install/approve the running of Javascript.

I have downloaded and installed the JRE and JDK on the endpoint device, but still no luck getting Firefox to load it. I am running the 32-bit version of the web browser, not 64-bit, so I am kind of stumped about how to proceed from here.

Is there a place I can manually download/install these Java plug-ins?

Thanks.

Asked by kris.robinson 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by kris.robinson 2 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox browser is now blocking pop-ups and I can't get into my account

Unable to access some of my accounts. Firefox is blocking pop-ups Block third party cookies, Cookie tracking, Cross site tracking Something is different and I need help t… (funda kabanzi)

Unable to access some of my accounts. Firefox is blocking pop-ups Block third party cookies, Cookie tracking, Cross site tracking Something is different and I need help to fix these issues.

Asked by densusiemt 2 iminyaka edlule

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Possible Scam?

Is this a scam? I just did a search for a local pub here in Boise, and receive the following: You've made the 5-billionth search. Congratulations! You may be our next luc… (funda kabanzi)

Is this a scam? I just did a search for a local pub here in Boise, and receive the following: You've made the 5-billionth search. Congratulations! You may be our next lucky winner!’ for ‘Firefox

Asked by lordrandall 2 iminyaka edlule

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Unable to install Net Gear router to initiate internet connection for my Mac Book Air.

I attempted to install a router but Mozilla sent a caution message that the brand (Net Gear) was insecure. Which brands are secure routers?>I have a Mac Book Air purc… (funda kabanzi)

I attempted to install a router but Mozilla sent a caution message that the brand (Net Gear) was insecure. Which brands are secure routers?>I have a Mac Book Air purchased a few months ago and have never had internet at home. This is first attempt. Thanks.

Asked by jimgalo 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Second Monitor Display Scaling

I am a Mac user and using a second monitor display. When I move a Firefox window to the second display it doubles in size. I cannot figure out how to get it to display pr… (funda kabanzi)

I am a Mac user and using a second monitor display. When I move a Firefox window to the second display it doubles in size. I cannot figure out how to get it to display properly (as it displays on my original monitor). Please help.

Asked by sarahrb1989 2 iminyaka edlule

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Recover old session before potentially accidentally deleting

I'm trying to recover a profile that has the most recent history, tabs and pinned tabs that I seem to have either lost or overwritten yesterday. I can try to reconstruct … (funda kabanzi)

I'm trying to recover a profile that has the most recent history, tabs and pinned tabs that I seem to have either lost or overwritten yesterday. I can try to reconstruct from my actual history but I don't remember everything I had open. I'm also not sure what to do with all the profiles that are associated with my browser. The version with my actual name is not the default and is an initial version I used on an older computer.A ny easy answers would be appreciated. It's frustrating that there is no way to contact them Mozilla directly.

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Asked by ellenceegee 2 iminyaka edlule

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