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I can no longer take screenshots of pdf files like a couple of weeks ago

Up until a couple weeks ago right clicking on a pdf and selecting to take a screenshot was doing just that - allowing me to take a screenshot of the pdf in the page. Sinc… (funda kabanzi)

Up until a couple weeks ago right clicking on a pdf and selecting to take a screenshot was doing just that - allowing me to take a screenshot of the pdf in the page. Since then whenever I try to do the same, I get an error saying that this is not a standard web page. Any advice?

Asked by jrsall92 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by TyDraniu 2 iminyaka edlule

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Spell checking does not work in Firefox Developer Edition. How can I fix this?

When I am entering text into a text box (for example a textarea html tag) with Firefox Developer Edition 61.0b2 (64-bit), and many previous versions, every single word is… (funda kabanzi)

When I am entering text into a text box (for example a textarea html tag) with Firefox Developer Edition 61.0b2 (64-bit), and many previous versions, every single word is underlined as red. When I right click and select the language, US English is the only option. To begin to debug this I started firefox in safe mode from the command line. The first time I place my cursor in a text box, the following appears in my terminal:

error: file:///usr/lib/firefox-developer-edition/dictionaries/en_US.aff: cannot open

error: file:///usr/lib/firefox-developer-edition/dictionaries/en_US.dic: cannot open

error: file:///usr/lib/firefox-developer-edition/dictionaries/en_US.aff: cannot open


This seems like something one might expect to see considering the the spell checking problem. However, if I run: "ls -l /usr/lib/firefox-developer-edition/dictionaries/" on my system I get the following:

-rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3090 May 9 23:34 en_US.aff

-rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 545233 May 9 23:34 en_US.dic


So the dictionary files are definitely there. Furthermore I have opened them to make sure they are populated with the words from the English language.

To remedy the issue I have tried "resetting" firefox so that I have a new profile, but this did nothing. Interestingly enough, when I run the non-developer edition of firefox, the spell checking works as expected.

How can I go about fixing this issue?

Asked by mioln 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 2 iminyaka edlule

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How to export login information from Firefox Quantum

I set up a Linux OS on my computer and wanted to export all my login data from Firefox Quantum in Windows to it. I tried looking everywhere for what to do, but can't find… (funda kabanzi)

I set up a Linux OS on my computer and wanted to export all my login data from Firefox Quantum in Windows to it. I tried looking everywhere for what to do, but can't find anything. I've tried syncing my Firefox account, copying then pasting everything from my Firefox profile in Windows into the Firefox profile in Linux, however it only imported my bookmarks and none of my login information. Is there a way that I am missing or may have overlooked that will allow me to export all the login information so I don't have to reconfigure everything?

Asked by UserUnavailable404 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Cannot access passwords; cannot remake passwords

Problem: Cannot access passwords protected by master password. Normal mode symptoms: - No master password is ever asked -- Trying to set one is futile (see screen… (funda kabanzi)

Problem:
Cannot access passwords protected by master password.

Normal mode symptoms:
- No master password is ever asked
-- Trying to set one is futile (see screenshot)
- Certificate is at status "Ready" instead of "Logged In" or "not Logged In" (see screenshot)
- No fields are filled with usernames and passwords when needed.
-- No prompt for it is shown either

Background:
I transitioned from windows to linux
I made a full copy of all my profile when transitioning.
I controlled firefox's version to make sure I would transition using the same version number.
I have backups.
Nothing appears in the browser's console when I start or when I try to change master password.
If I try to view the passwords I have, however... ~120 messages appear telling it cannot decrypt (see screenshot)

Tried:
1-Safe-mode:
-- The master password system works as it is supposed to. I get a master password prompt at browser's first password use.
2- Deleting prefs.js
-- Still not working
3- Disabling all extensions manually
-- Still not working
4- Deleting storage directory
-- Still not working

-Trying 2 + 3, 3 + 4, 2 + 3 + 4 or 2 + 4....
-- Still not working.

What am I missing?
Thanks in advance

Asked by brunoais 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by brunoais 1 unyaka odlule

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Transfer Multi-Account Containers

Hi guys. Let's say you are moving to a new workstation. How do you transfer Multi-Account Containers between computers? Does it transfer with your Firefox Account Sync… (funda kabanzi)

Hi guys. Let's say you are moving to a new workstation. How do you transfer Multi-Account Containers between computers? Does it transfer with your Firefox Account Sync? Will it transfer all of the accounts or just your primary account?

Asked by M W Sasser 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Roland Tanglao 1 unyaka odlule

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Tell what firefox is downloading

I am running with Firefox 66.0b13 (64-bit) and ubuntu 18.04.2 This morning my computer started downloading stuff. This went on for over an hour. I check the download i… (funda kabanzi)

I am running with Firefox 66.0b13 (64-bit) and ubuntu 18.04.2

This morning my computer started downloading stuff. This went on for over an hour. I check the download in tools and the only thing there was something from yesterday which was done yesterday. The reason I noticed is because it was sucking up all my internet.

Is there anyway to see just what firefox is downloading and where its putting it?

thank you..............

Asked by greg 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Lost settings for most addons after system crash

I had a system crash, probably with Firefox opened. After restarting PC and starting Firefox, most of the addons I have had lost all of their settings and were reset to d… (funda kabanzi)

I had a system crash, probably with Firefox opened.

After restarting PC and starting Firefox, most of the addons I have had lost all of their settings and were reset to default - Tampermonkey lost all the scripts I had installed, uBlock lost all settings and rules, etc. Weirdly some extensions kept portions of their settings, like TreeTabs saved tree structure despite also getting reset to default.

Additionally Firefox also got its own settings reset to default, while the tabs from my session and bookmarks were saved.

Is there any way to recover addon and Firefox settings, is there any backup of them?

Asked by Shajirr 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Shajirr 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox always closes soon after launching in a computer lab.

Firefox keeps quitting after launching in a computer lab. It's very strange. Is there a log? about:crashes gives nothing. This is windows 10 1709. It doesn't matter … (funda kabanzi)

Firefox keeps quitting after launching in a computer lab. It's very strange. Is there a log? about:crashes gives nothing. This is windows 10 1709. It doesn't matter what Firefox version, 32 or 64 bit. I can't find anything in process monitor.

Asked by jszabo3 1 unyaka odlule

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bookmarks, settings, cookies, and passwords gone

opened firefox this morning on my pc to watch youtube while getting ready. It was 5:30 am so Iwasn't quite awake and I don't really remember what happened. I think I open… (funda kabanzi)

opened firefox this morning on my pc to watch youtube while getting ready. It was 5:30 am so Iwasn't quite awake and I don't really remember what happened. I think I opened firefox and went to youtube, I was asked to sign in to see my subscriptions on youtube. I singed in. I keep my zoom at 160% big monitor, it was back at normal 100%. My bookmarks, cookies, addons and passwords are gone. I tried to restore to a previous version, but there isn't one. The newest save in my old firefox folder is from 2017. What happened?

Asked by coramonster12 1 unyaka odlule

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Turn off prompt Saved password "View Saved Login" & Yellow background !!!

Did Firefox 67 create this issue. When Asked to login to a website with SAVED PASSWORD......... Now appears an item to view Saved Login.......... Which list all sites an… (funda kabanzi)

Did Firefox 67 create this issue. When Asked to login to a website with SAVED PASSWORD......... Now appears an item to view Saved Login.......... Which list all sites and Usernames & Passwords............That firefox ever collected.

Also when dis the yellow background for the Login Field get initiated............

HOW TO REMOVE THIS SO CALLED FEATURE .............. NOT REALLY WANTED ............ The FIREFOX OPTION in see SAVED Passord information was good enough!!!

Asked by VICLOEWEN 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by philipp 1 unyaka odlule

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you auto updated and now I have lost all bookmarks and function of foxfire

Foxfire auto updated the program and it lost all bookmarks and even login. The result is I cannot do anything with my computer that needs the internet. I have spent man… (funda kabanzi)

Foxfire auto updated the program and it lost all bookmarks and even login. The result is I cannot do anything with my computer that needs the internet. I have spent many hours trying the suggested fixes and I cannot get them back and I do not have my password so that I cannot change if for fear I will loose access to the bookmarks. There seems to be no accountability from Mozilla and no way to reach any one. Is anyone else having this problem.

Asked by TerrelF 1 unyaka odlule

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Odd graphics issue.

Today I am observing some odd behaviour with the restart and not now buttons for update. The dialog is clearly still supposed to be visible, however is is more of a grap… (funda kabanzi)

Today I am observing some odd behaviour with the restart and not now buttons for update. The dialog is clearly still supposed to be visible, however is is more of a graphics artifact.

Click on the windows task bar, change pages and the buttons disappear. once they appear they appear in every tab. To make them appear, move the mouse over them. I am assuming that a Firefox restart will fix the issue and do the requested update. I am making the report because this should not happen with professionally developed software. Firefox should be past the odd graphics glitches of the past.

Asked by Matt 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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have to clear cookies to use a website i was previously using

After updating to Firefox 70, many websites that were previously working do not work when I navigate to them. However, if I clear the cookies related to that site, then t… (funda kabanzi)

After updating to Firefox 70, many websites that were previously working do not work when I navigate to them. However, if I clear the cookies related to that site, then the website works normally again. I've been having to do this for many websites and it's getting tedious. Furthermore, I've had to do this multiple times to the same sites after having cleared cookies previously. For these repeat non-functionality incidents, they come up after reopening the browser, but not every time the browser is quit.

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Sync Moile with PC

Hello, I always have Sync turned on, on my Laptop (PC) and my iPhone. When I reinstalled Firefox, everything was synced except my bookmarks. I have all my bookmarks on my… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, I always have Sync turned on, on my Laptop (PC) and my iPhone. When I reinstalled Firefox, everything was synced except my bookmarks. I have all my bookmarks on my iPhone. How do I get my bookmarks back on my Laptop? Can I somehow export my bookmarks on my iPhone, which has Firefox mobile, and email them to myself on my Laptop? I would really appreciate it very much if anyone could assist me this this issue. Thank you.

Asked by David 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by David 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Can't backup bookmarks. The bookmarked sign on bookmarked pages dissapears few moments after every launch. Sync is stuck on syncing. Can't add new bookmarks.

After starting Firefox, Sync starts and gets stuck on "Syncing" till I restart. Ever page shows as bookmarked for a while and then they all turn into not bookmarked. Back… (funda kabanzi)

After starting Firefox, Sync starts and gets stuck on "Syncing" till I restart. Ever page shows as bookmarked for a while and then they all turn into not bookmarked. Backups won't be saved. Changes to bookmarks and adding new ones won't work either. Have tried a new profile, deleting xulstore.json and places.sqlite and have also tried safe-mode and all of them together. The sync is still in a loop. I have about 56000 bookmarks(I know that's a lot!) but it didn't use to take more than a few seconds. And not being able to see the last sync time by hovering really sucks as well btw.

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Answered by cor-el 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox is re-directing to another domain on the homepage.

I was using a staging site and then went live and redirected the staging domain to the live domain. However, I then needed to re-instate the staging site. Now, whenever I… (funda kabanzi)

I was using a staging site and then went live and redirected the staging domain to the live domain. However, I then needed to re-instate the staging site. Now, whenever I go to the home page of the staging site, it redirects me to the live site. Any other page or url doesn't redirect. If I put a query parameter in the url, it doesn't redirect either. I've tried the suggestions here without success: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/13063496/firefox-invalidate-dns-cache

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Malicious Extensions

I downloaded a malicious add-ons extension called "YouTube to MP3 Convert Button" by "Firefox user 6248547". All it did was open a video conversion website, which worked … (funda kabanzi)

I downloaded a malicious add-ons extension called "YouTube to MP3 Convert Button" by "Firefox user 6248547". All it did was open a video conversion website, which worked for the first video I tried (with alot of popups) but the second video I tried, it redirected me to a fake Firefox update page. As soon as I tried to cancel it, a login popup kept appearing and all my open tabs immediately went haywire trying to do some kind of redirect, and I it would not let me click on anything. I quickly ended the process to force close the browser, restarted Firefox and cleared my cache and uninstalled the extension. I am concerned about what kind of malware this may have installed on my machine. I reported this user over a month ago, but it is still available on the add-on page, and other people also commented about it having malware. Any suggestions?

Asked by orange2dope 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Beta channel update to 73.0b11 has left me unable to type into the address bar

For many years now I have used the beta channel. At the end of last week I checked for updates and received 73.0b11. I was already on 73.0 beta, probably b10. Since that … (funda kabanzi)

For many years now I have used the beta channel. At the end of last week I checked for updates and received 73.0b11. I was already on 73.0 beta, probably b10.

Since that update I am unable to edit the contents of the address bar unless I launch a Private Window, where the problem doesn't occur.

I have tried using the "Restart with Add-ons Disabled..." option from the Help menu but the problem remains.

I am running on Windows 10, 64-bit, [Version 10.0.18363.592], with all the latest Microsoft updates.

Asked by johnm1 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by Matthew Thomas 3 izinyanga ezidlule