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Firefox refresh deleted all logins

Firefox updated on my work machine concurrent to a machine self-restart and VPN update. The VPN update bricked my access to shared drives for my work network so I assumed… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox updated on my work machine concurrent to a machine self-restart and VPN update. The VPN update bricked my access to shared drives for my work network so I assumed the issue lie somewhere with lack of internet access and inability to connect to said network. Now the VPN is up and running with normal file access restored, but all my FireFox info is gone. I see on my desktop a file called Old FireFox data and begin googling the recovery process. I generated a new profile in FireFox and copied over all files from the old profile to the new including key4.db and logins.json to no avail.

There are no passwords, no login info, no cookies, no bookmarks, nothing is left. Also, I cannot copy any of these files. I can only move them for some reason. I've tried to back up these files, but they are move-only somehow.

Any advice?

Asked by stuart.blood 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 usuku oludlule

Is there a way to quickly hide all extensions?

When I record screencasts, I don't want people to see what extensions I'm using. For one, it's distracting, for second, it's a privacy issue. In chrome (iron, opera...) … (funda kabanzi)

When I record screencasts, I don't want people to see what extensions I'm using. For one, it's distracting, for second, it's a privacy issue.

In chrome (iron, opera...) I can quickly drag and resize the extensions area so nothing is seen. Fast an easy.

Is there a way to do this in Firefox. I am open to extensions or keyboard shortcuts as well!

(Pinning to overflow menu is not a solution. It takes many clicks and a long time.)

Thank you for any help.

Asked by filip 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 usuku oludlule

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Printer using system dialog box

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for t… (funda kabanzi)

Apparently Mozilla did an update and not it defaults to it's own printer dialog box. I hate it. There is a link to use the system print dialog box but it only works for that specific print job. I can't find a setting to force Firefox to always use the system printer dialog box. Anyone know how to fix this? It's enough to make me stop using the browser becasue thr Firefox dialog box sucks.

Asked by contact409 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 inyanga edlule

Is there a way to disable the rounded corners on Picture-in-Picture?

The PiP feature is useful, but I find the rounded corners a bit annoying (MacOS 11.2 Big Sur). Is there a way to remove/reduce the amount of rounding so the full picture … (funda kabanzi)

The PiP feature is useful, but I find the rounded corners a bit annoying (MacOS 11.2 Big Sur). Is there a way to remove/reduce the amount of rounding so the full picture is displayed?

Asked by Kanwar 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Kanwar 1 usuku oludlule

Losing browsing history

Hi there - I want to keep my history. I want to SAVE my browsing history. I do NOT want my history to disappear. I cannot find how to do this. There are Many ways to DELE… (funda kabanzi)

Hi there - I want to keep my history. I want to SAVE my browsing history. I do NOT want my history to disappear. I cannot find how to do this. There are Many ways to DELETE history, but how do I prevent mine from disappearing. Mine disappears every day and I want to SAVE my history. Fourth time of asking! Please help. Thanks Pete

Asked by pete47 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 usuku oludlule

Want to get rid of "This time, search with" option in address bar

Recently, I updated Firefox (as it regularly bothers me to do so) and it added an annoying new feature that appears whenever I type anything into the address bar. It used… (funda kabanzi)

Recently, I updated Firefox (as it regularly bothers me to do so) and it added an annoying new feature that appears whenever I type anything into the address bar. It used to just provide search suggestions from my list of bookmarks, but now below the list of search options is a separate segment with "This time, search with:" followed by multiple icons--in my case, Google (my default browser), bookmarks, tabs, history, and settings. And you know how when you're sometimes typing something you want to find and the desired result is toward the bottom of the list, so instead of pressing the down arrow key to get to it, you press the up arrow to start from the end…well now, when I try that on the address bar, it cycles through each icon before letting me get to the list's end.

I know it sounds like a petty complaint, but it's annoying and inconvenient to have to do it each and every time since it's habitual to cycle from top to bottom or vice versa on basically every other search bar. I went the route of "Settings > Options > Search > Search Shortcuts" to see if I could get rid of these icons, but just like how it doesn't let you get rid of search engines when you only have one on the list, it doesn't give you an option to remove these superfluous icons.

These Mozilla dumbasses seem to lack foresight and/or consideration with the way they limit user preferences. Can anybody give me any alternative solutions? Please spare me the snide answers like "switch to Chrome" (already considering it). If there's a way to simply circumvent these icons in the address bar rather than getting rid of them entirely, that would be more that enough: I just don't know how to go about it. Anyway, thank you for taking the time to read my submission/rant.

Asked by xcutsy 1 usuku oludlule

Youtube

Hi everyone! When watching YouTube, I can stream the video to the my TV by pressing a button on the player. (Google Chrome or app on my phone). I attach a screenshot. Whe… (funda kabanzi)

Hi everyone! When watching YouTube, I can stream the video to the my TV by pressing a button on the player. (Google Chrome or app on my phone). I attach a screenshot. When I switched to the firefox browser, this button is not. The function is extremely convenient, why isn't it in firefox?

Asked by gglstas 1 usuku oludlule

Is there a way to change only the color of clicked links and unclicked links in Firefox?

I set the colors of visited links and unvisited links in [Options]-[General]-[Language and Appearance]-[Color]. If you want to take effect, you need to select [All] in [U… (funda kabanzi)

I set the colors of visited links and unvisited links in [Options]-[General]-[Language and Appearance]-[Color].

If you want to take effect, you need to select [All] in [Use the color you selected above to overwrite the color specified on the page]

In this way, all styles of all website pages: text color and background color are all changed.

Is there a way to only change the color of the link, while the text and background colors still use the web page's own; or specify that only the domain name pages in the list list use the specified color, and the website's own default color is used for those that are not explicitly specified?

Asked by planningall 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 usuku oludlule

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Printer Interface in Firefox

The update for Firefox included a new interface to my printer. It has removed the options that I regularly use making it a royal pain. Is there a way to bring back the … (funda kabanzi)

The update for Firefox included a new interface to my printer. It has removed the options that I regularly use making it a royal pain. Is there a way to bring back the older, far more functional interface? Thx.

Asked by iconomudge 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Full Size has replaced Picture-in-Picture

I welcomed the Picture-in-Picture feature to the Mac, which allowed me to watch YouTube videos while performing other tasks. Recently when I have clicked on the Picture-i… (funda kabanzi)

I welcomed the Picture-in-Picture feature to the Mac, which allowed me to watch YouTube videos while performing other tasks.

Recently when I have clicked on the Picture-in-Picture icon, the view does the exact opposite of what I want to occur. I want a small window that I can move around and resize. Instead, the video goes Full Screen.

I've tried right-clicking on the icon and on the video, double-right-clicking, looking through Firefox settings, updating to the latest version, etc. -- but stiill don't know how to recover the Picture-in-Picture feature. How do I get that back? Thank you.

Asked by WA 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by WA 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Toolbars - is it possible to permanently enlarge fontsize?

I can't find a way to enlarge the font size in menu or bookmarks toolbar, or the drop down menu and the bookmarks themselves. It is ridiculously miniscule and I have to u… (funda kabanzi)

I can't find a way to enlarge the font size in menu or bookmarks toolbar, or the drop down menu and the bookmarks themselves. It is ridiculously miniscule and I have to use a magnifier to see it - I have Fuchs Dystrophy so my eyesight varies from day to day, but 16-18 size is usually ok. Can anyone point the way if any please?

Many thanks Teresa

Asked by Teresa 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Still can't block autoplay

I have changed the settings in about:config, and also with options in the tools menu on Firefox, and I am still having problems, specifically with Fox News, but also othe… (funda kabanzi)

I have changed the settings in about:config, and also with options in the tools menu on Firefox, and I am still having problems, specifically with Fox News, but also other sites that allow a video to automatically play and blast audio. It is very disconcerting that there doesn't seem to be a way to stop this from happening. Can you help? I am using Firefox 86.

Asked by davisp49 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Disabling the mediabanner/popup thing

Hi, I'm trying to disable the media popup in windows 10, which appears when you lower your volume or skip a song or anything (see added image). I have a brand new pc and … (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I'm trying to disable the media popup in windows 10, which appears when you lower your volume or skip a song or anything (see added image). I have a brand new pc and on my old pc i was able to fix this easily by doing this: go to about:config and change this: set media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled from true to false.

I did that now, with my new pc as well. But i just does not work, i restarted my browser and pc after changing it, i set it back to true and back to false again, it just will not work.

I googled this issue, but the only solution i find, is what i exactly the thing i described above, nothing else.

Asked by grobalork 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by grobalork 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Title bar buttons don't work when pressing Alt

Hello, I have a problem with Firefox. I think this is a bug. I have tested it in Firefox 85, 86 and 87. When I press Alt, the complete title bar with the menus File, Edit… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I have a problem with Firefox. I think this is a bug. I have tested it in Firefox 85, 86 and 87.

When I press Alt, the complete title bar with the menus File, Edit, View, ... appears. Afterwards, when I click Minimize, Maximize, Close, New Tab or List All Tabs, the title bar is minimized again but nothing else happens. Those buttons just don't work.

Is there a way to fix this problem? Is it likely to be fixed sooner than three months/six months/years? Please tell me how I can add anymore useful information. Thanks for your support!

Asked by browserlightedup 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule