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How do I restore Firefox to a previous state from Time Machine?

Somehow I managed to lose all of my windows, search history, addins, etc. It would appear that a new profile was created. I tried about:profiles and selecting the old pro… (funda kabanzi)

Somehow I managed to lose all of my windows, search history, addins, etc. It would appear that a new profile was created. I tried about:profiles and selecting the old profile (1.4GB) but while FIrefox starts, the places.sqlite file is now place.sqlite.corrupt. I followed the Mozilla instructions to try to fix the sqlite file but that did not help. I restored the full Firefox Application Support folder from Time Machine but that also starts with a fresh profile and selecting the old one gets me to a corrupt places.sqlite file. Given that I have TIme Machine backups, Is there no way to get back to a previous state with my windows, history, addins, etc. I am faced with losing a lot of work if I can't get back to where I was at least since a recent backup.

Thanks in advance for any assistance you can offer.

Asked by irafuchs 1 unyaka odlule

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Bookmarks Separators

Out of curiousity when right clicking on my list of bookmarks I clicked the option 'add a new separator'. Now that I can see what the option does I want to remove the sep… (funda kabanzi)

Out of curiousity when right clicking on my list of bookmarks I clicked the option 'add a new separator'. Now that I can see what the option does I want to remove the separator, but can't see how to do it. Can anyone help, please?

Asked by bweverett 1 unyaka odlule

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Increasing the size of Bookmarks etc drop down font and address bar

I am using firefox 85.0.2 (x64) and my address bar, Bookmarks fonts and drop down fonts too small to even read and would like any suggestions how to increase them. I have… (funda kabanzi)

I am using firefox 85.0.2 (x64) and my address bar, Bookmarks fonts and drop down fonts too small to even read and would like any suggestions how to increase them. I have already tried the "about:config" suggestion and even changed the -1.0 to -1.5 and -2.0 without any difference.

Asked by jafajack 1 unyaka odlule

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Can't Access County Website. Get SSL not supported message.

Have always been able to access county dept. of public health website but now get the following message: SSL Not Supported Error 29 publichealth.lacounty.gov 2021-02-08 … (funda kabanzi)

Have always been able to access county dept. of public health website but now get the following message:

SSL Not Supported Error 29 publichealth.lacounty.gov 2021-02-08 18:48:35 UTC

Am able to access website using IE and Chrome. Any suggestions about how to fix problem? Thanks.

Asked by mjo1971 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Add-Ons in Private Browsing?

I have a few add-ons installed in Firefox (85.0.1, 64-bit, under Windows 10, 1909), but when I open a Private Browsing window, I can no longer access them. True, they ar… (funda kabanzi)

I have a few add-ons installed in Firefox (85.0.1, 64-bit, under Windows 10, 1909), but when I open a Private Browsing window, I can no longer access them. True, they are still there and can be seen listed under Menu/Add-ons, but I don't see how to control them there, only enable or disable them.

If I want to use NoScript (for example) in a Private Browsing window, how do I set Firefox up to do that? -- jclarkw

Asked by jclarkw 1 unyaka odlule

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Google and Youtube suddenly with security issues?

I was googling fine, went to eat, and when I came back this security alert appeared when tried to google something, and it also appears if I try to enter Youtube, like if… (funda kabanzi)

I was googling fine, went to eat, and when I came back this security alert appeared when tried to google something, and it also appears if I try to enter Youtube, like if Google sites now are a security risk for Firefox?

Edge opens them, Chrome opens them, WTF?? I just went to eat, didn't update nothing, didn't add a cookie, didn't restart the computer, I didn't even close the browser, I JUST WENT TO EAT. This is for those that say "restart", "clean your cookies", "update Firefox", I've already tried the obvious, what the hell happened? Did Firefox get in a fight with Google or what?

Do developers read these topics or we're just "helping each other"? Well, thanks for any info on the matter...

Asked by Magnamuz 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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How can I determine the date a bookmark was saved?

As the subject line says, I want to determine the date that I added a specific bookmark. This was incredibly easy on my old Windows 7 machine with an older version of Fir… (funda kabanzi)

As the subject line says, I want to determine the date that I added a specific bookmark. This was incredibly easy on my old Windows 7 machine with an older version of Firefox. You just clicked on "Bookmarks" at the top of the screen, then "Show All Bookmarks", "Views", "Show Columns" (ensuring that "Added" was checked) — et voilà, there it was!

Now, however, no matter what I try, I can't seem to figure out how to do this. And searching for an answer online has proven useless, as well. The only instructions I've seen refer to how I used to do it with my earlier version of Firefox.

Has the date that a bookmark was added also been deprecated/deleted from Firefox (along with the greatly missed cookie handling of yore)? Or am I just missing something obvious?

If anyone could tell me how to find the date I saved a bookmark, I'd be in your debt.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by misc17 1 unyaka odlule

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Proxy Settings

we have installed Firefox 85.0.2 (esr). we are working in home office with a vpn connection (citrix gateway). the system is set to use proxy settings with a script - ever… (funda kabanzi)

we have installed Firefox 85.0.2 (esr). we are working in home office with a vpn connection (citrix gateway). the system is set to use proxy settings with a script - every time I start firefox new, it is set to "auto-detect proxy setting for this network" and I have no internet. Also with disabled vpn connection - i have to set the proxy setting to "no proxy" or "use system proxy settings" who sets the setting default to "auto-detect ..."? why is this not working in home-office

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MSN won't open in regular mode after update

The following website, https://www.msn.com/en-us/news , no longer opens in regular browser mode but will open in "Private" mode. How do I fix that? … (funda kabanzi)

The following website, https://www.msn.com/en-us/news , no longer opens in regular browser mode but will open in "Private" mode. How do I fix that?

Asked by rdmerritt1953 1 unyaka odlule

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Why can't I hear a thing when I play youtube via Firefox?

Here are some tricky parts: 1) When using Firefox, take YouTube video as an example, I can hear the music if I connect my laptop to an external Bluetooth speaker. (But wi… (funda kabanzi)

Here are some tricky parts:

1) When using Firefox, take YouTube video as an example, I can hear the music if I connect my laptop to an external Bluetooth speaker. (But without using a Bluetooth speaker or any external speaker, there is no sound through my laptop even thought I turn my laptop volume to the greatest.)

2) For the same video, if I use google chrome, I have no problem hear the music no matter using a Bluetooth speaker or my laptop internal speaker.

3) You can argue my Firefox privacy Autoplay setting was wrong. But I checked and I allow both audio and video for all websites. Besides, I also checked the Permissions status on each website.

4) The weirdest part I don't get: Supposedly I can play and hear sound through Firefox, since I authorize all the website. But why there is no sound if I'm using my laptop's internal speaker? ( And only the laptop's internal speaker)

5) For my internal speaker, it work fine when I use Zoom, hear music through windows' Groove player, or even play video through Chrome.

Last but not least, I still ran troubleshooting trying to fix my internal speaker. But they can't detect any problem.

I'm so confused.... Does firefox hate my laptops internal speaker? Please help me. Thanks

Asked by dismlz 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 unyaka odlule

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want to open webpages from gmail with fire fox

When When i Click a link in my Gmail it opens with MS Edge I want it to open with firefox. can someone give me step by step instructions on how to accomplish this. my def… (funda kabanzi)

When When i Click a link in my Gmail it opens with MS Edge I want it to open with firefox. can someone give me step by step instructions on how to accomplish this. my default browser is Fire fox

Asked by wldproj 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox does not display local html files

Hello, I am learning web development and I was told to use Firefox as my IDE because of its developer options. But whenever I try to display a .html file all I get is a b… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I am learning web development and I was told to use Firefox as my IDE because of its developer options. But whenever I try to display a .html file all I get is a blank page although I can view the file in Microsoft Edge.

Also when I check page source or inspect page, I can view my .html code in the background but on the frontend I get a blank page.


Please could you guys help please? I don't know what to do


Thank you

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Answered by ama.iykeuzo 1 unyaka odlule

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Taking screenshots automatically?

Hi there! I'm taking a bunch of screenshots with the Firefox tool but thing is for every screenshot I take there's the preliminary steps to take and clicking 4 time per s… (funda kabanzi)

Hi there! I'm taking a bunch of screenshots with the Firefox tool but thing is for every screenshot I take there's the preliminary steps to take and clicking 4 time per screenshot is kinda tedious if you're taking a bunch. Is it possible to bind the function to a button where it'll take the screenshot and download it itself without needing me to click 4 times?

Asked by Casper 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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Can´t upload pictures

I have problems with a menu, when I use Firefox to access my bank. A blok just misses. With Edge and Crome the menu appears. I try to upload three pictures to show the ma… (funda kabanzi)

I have problems with a menu, when I use Firefox to access my bank. A blok just misses. With Edge and Crome the menu appears. I try to upload three pictures to show the matter. It seems that the process just goes into an endless loop. So how do I clearify my problem?

Regards Lars Scheffmann

Asked by lars45 1 unyaka odlule

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I got the messege "Warning: Potencial security risk" several times using my new router, what could being wrong?

Hello, i was trying to configurate my wifi using ethernet connection and i got the messege several times even trying to access my provider page and my router page, howeve… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, i was trying to configurate my wifi using ethernet connection and i got the messege several times even trying to access my provider page and my router page, however it does'nt happend with youtube, some how finally i got to my router page introduced my user id and password, i had to change my wifi antena and try with a a diferent driver but finally got my wifi working. But after that i got for first time in my life a blue screen on Windows 10.

Maybe isn't a big problem but i don't understand what happened, Firefox detected a true risk problem cause the ethernet conncection wasn't safe? Something (a virus or malware) enter my pc? Or was because a internal problem between firefox and a new not configureted router?

Also that messege appear on my android firefox one time.

Thank you and sorry for my english.

Asked by fire.of.kaladesh 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by pojoho7699 1 unyaka odlule

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issue with "greyed out" add-ons, which cant be used untill add-on is re-enabled in settings.

Hey firefox community, I have an issue where certain add-ons are not loading their icons (greyed out), and after a computer shutdown, or simply closing the window, the ic… (funda kabanzi)

Hey firefox community,

I have an issue where certain add-ons are not loading their icons (greyed out), and after a computer shutdown, or simply closing the window, the icons don't seem to stay in the overflow menu (or the place where you can store addons if you don't want them on the toolbar or the overflow menu). my only option to be able to use the extension is to "re-enable" the extension from the add-on menu.

I've read somewhere on a support thread that it may have something to do with adblockers, and although I do have adguard, I'm not 100% sure if that's the issue, as I tried disabling adguard when loading firefox, and I seemed to only be able to load the add-ons correctly once, but not again (to be fair, not a lot of testing went into this hypothesis or test).

if there is some kinda issue with adguard, I would love to know what I need to do to solve this issue, and if its something else, I would also love to know what else I would need to do, short of a clean install of firefox or something similar, as I have a few add-ons with custom settings, and resetting all of that would be a pain to redo.

thanks for your help.

PS, any additional info needed can be sent over, just may take some time

Asked by timwangi12321 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Selecting multiple bookmarks

I have version 85.0.1 (64 bit) on Win 10. I just created Bookmark folders and started moving individual bookmarks into the appropriate folders. How do I select multiple b… (funda kabanzi)

I have version 85.0.1 (64 bit) on Win 10. I just created Bookmark folders and started moving individual bookmarks into the appropriate folders. How do I select multiple bookmarks so I can move a bunch at a time to it's folder? I tried CTL-CLICK but that doesn't select but rather opens the link. When I open "Show all Bookmarks it lists only the bookmark folders (which I can open and do multiple selection). But why aren't the bookmarks not in folders showing up? I can see them in to bookmark toolbar and in the >> sidebar. Have hundreds of bookmarks I collected- want to move some want to delete some. Selecting multiple for drag and drop would make my project go unbelievably faster.

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Answered by Terry 1 unyaka odlule