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File lost after uploading in firefox send

Hey friends, may be you can help me with my problem. I am so new to this thing. So I signed up for firefox send and uploaded a large file ( my daughter;s wedding album) w… (funda kabanzi)

Hey friends, may be you can help me with my problem. I am so new to this thing. So I signed up for firefox send and uploaded a large file ( my daughter;s wedding album) which I needed to transfer to my home computer. I had no clue that I had to copy the link. so after uploading I closed the app. went to my home computer and was looking for the file but I can't find it. Its lost. What do I do ? Anyway to recover this ?

Asked by Rumy Hamid 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by Rumy Hamid 1 usuku oludlule

Middle-Clicking on a hyperlink is no longer opening new windows and I would like it do so.

This is driving me nuts. My desired behavior is that, when I middle-mouse-click on a hyperlink, Firefox launches a new window (not a tab) with that URL. This is how it wa… (funda kabanzi)

This is driving me nuts.

My desired behavior is that, when I middle-mouse-click on a hyperlink, Firefox launches a new window (not a tab) with that URL.

This is how it was working before a power interruption forced my computer to restart tonight, and my desired behavior has gone away.

The middle mouse button works for other functions; and, middle-clicking on bookmarks in my bookmark bar does launch a new window with that bookmark as expected. However, middleclicking a hyperlink does nothing.

I have browser.tabs.opentabfor.middleclick = false and in the options menu, "open links in tabs instead of new windows" is unchecked. Additionally I have set browser.link.open_newwindow = 2.

Can anyone help me here? This is driving me slightly batty.

Asked by ShadowDragon8685 1 inyanga edlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 usuku oludlule

How to really stop autoplaying videos

I can't stop autoplaying videos in FF77. I disabled them in the options, and also set media.autoplay.blocking_policy = 2 and the videos still play automatically after re… (funda kabanzi)

I can't stop autoplaying videos in FF77. I disabled them in the options, and also set

media.autoplay.blocking_policy = 2

and the videos still play automatically after restarting FF.

Asked by useruser 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 usuku oludlule

Getting Rosetta Stone to work on my desktop computer.

Hi, I am trying to run Rosetta Stone on my desktop. It only refers me to the mozilla blog page, but I cannot find what I need to change to allow the program to work. H… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I am trying to run Rosetta Stone on my desktop. It only refers me to the mozilla blog page, but I cannot find what I need to change to allow the program to work. Help!

thank you!

Donna

Asked by d.steinfort 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Pallavi kumari 1 usuku oludlule

Css code for the hover color in urlbar dropdown

I wanted to see if anyone could help me with the css code for the hover color in the urlbar dropdown? I have tried using this code; #urlbar-results .urlbarView-row:hove… (funda kabanzi)

I wanted to see if anyone could help me with the css code for the hover color in the urlbar dropdown? I have tried using this code;


#urlbar-results .urlbarView-row:hover {
 background-color: #272727 !important;


but weirdly when I choose a dark color it only colors like the outside of it and the inside still stays the same (Like in the picture I have attached)

Asked by withering_nightmare 1 usuku oludlule

No URL sites open

I could not enter a URL address or IP address in this FF forum. I have entered IP address and URL sites before. Is this a new restriction on the use of this forum? The 2 … (funda kabanzi)

I could not enter a URL address or IP address in this FF forum. I have entered IP address and URL sites before. Is this a new restriction on the use of this forum?

The 2 URL below I could not enter before around the end of June 2020. The below address show up even though my Mac 's FF is not connected to any URL or have any tabs open.

ec2-52-12-8-165.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com ec2-34-199-87-86.compute-1.amazonaws.com

Asked by Mace2 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Mace2 1 usuku oludlule

Pinned tabs can be closed accidentally

According to he description of “pinned tabs” (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/pinned-tabs-keep-favorite-websites-open): “Pinned Tabs are small, can't be closed ac… (funda kabanzi)

According to he description of “pinned tabs” (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/pinned-tabs-keep-favorite-websites-open):

   “Pinned Tabs are small, can't be closed accidentally and open automatically when you start Firefox.”

Unfortunately, this is no true. Often, I find that my pinned tabs end up moved to another window. I cannot say why it happens, but it certainly does, and often. I suspect it is related to dragging the mouse when I am trying to click. I am disabled, and sometimes my attempt to click results in some dragging. If you drag a pinned tab off the left edge of the window, it moves the pinned tab to a new window and unpins the tab. At this point, it is quite easy to accidentally close the tab, and the tab will no longer be automatically opened when Firefox is started.

It should not be so easy to drag a pinned tab to a new window. This behavior should be changed.

Asked by JPMcGrath 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Reddit chat on old Reddit not working on Firefox

Firefox 77.0.1 (64-bit) for Ubuntu When I click on the chat icon in the old Reddit, it doesn't load. It loads fine on the Redesign. It works fine on both old Reddit and… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox 77.0.1 (64-bit) for Ubuntu

When I click on the chat icon in the old Reddit, it doesn't load. It loads fine on the Redesign. It works fine on both old Reddit and Redesign on Chrome, and another Reddit user has confirmed the same experience.

I see this version was updated on June 3, 2020, and while I don't use chat very often, I know it has been only recently unresponsive. Problem is, I use old Reddit almost exclusively when I'm actually using Reddit because I prefer the way it runs.

Asked by rikkilange44 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Bookmarks gone after update - tried everything!

Hello helpers! I have lost my bookmarks and several add-ons after latest install (77.0.1). I can't find old profiles to use and restoring to an older bookmarks backup doe… (funda kabanzi)

Hello helpers! I have lost my bookmarks and several add-ons after latest install (77.0.1). I can't find old profiles to use and restoring to an older bookmarks backup doesn't work either; I get an error message "unable to process the backup file - but it does at least see the last relevant version from 10.6.2020.

To compound the problem, whist working my way through several solutions offered on these forums, I hit the Refresh Firefox button, which created an Old Firefox Data folder on my desktop - but seems to only contains the new stuff after today's upgrade) AND I also reset my Firefox password and got the message that Personal Data will be lost so that has added to the problem. Basically a massive mess!

Can I revert to the older Version of Firefox or using an old computer backup or is there another way to fix this?? It's nearly 3000 bookmarks going way back to 2014 - I'd be gutted to lose it all.

I appreciate any help - thanks in advance! Nicole

Asked by nicole.heinzel 2 emasontweni adlule

Answered by FredMcD 2 emasontweni adlule

Firefox / "consent.exe" crashing in infinite loop on startup

I have had the following issue 5 times now over a longer period of time (Windows 10, Firefox 77.0.1 and earlier versions). Rarely, when I want to start Firefox, I get stu… (funda kabanzi)

I have had the following issue 5 times now over a longer period of time (Windows 10, Firefox 77.0.1 and earlier versions).

Rarely, when I want to start Firefox, I get stuck in an infinite loop. The mouse cursor changes to a "loading" cursor and starts flickering forever, trying to start Firefox. This is bad enough for my whole system to behave strangely, e.g. mouse clicks will randomly not register or release.

Upon inspecting the task manager, I find that `consent.exe` repeatedly pops up and disappears. I assume it crashes and then firefox tries to restart, repeating in an infinite loop ... I only recently found a dubious/hacky way to stop this without logging out or restarting my pc: When I forcefully rename `C:/Windows/System32/consent.exe` via console, e.g. to `.../consent.exe_`, Firefox will crash "properly" with an error message and I can rename it back.

I have no idea what this `consent.exe` does or why it is called, which makes finding the cause or fixing the issue very hard..


Details / attempted fixes

The most recent time I had this issue, it appeared after trying to open an external link while Firefox was open. Firefox then found a new update and started automatically updating to the newest version (77.0.1), before trying to open the link and giving an error message (I don't remember what it was..). To properly apply the update I closed Firefox, tried to open it again, and I started getting this infinite crash loop.

This is not the first time I had this exact same issue, but the cause seems to vary. The first time I encountered this was back when there was a buggy Windows update, which if I read my logs correctly seems to have been at the end of February 2020. As far as I can remember at this time, the issue appeared immediately after restarting my PC and updating Windows (no opening of external links involved). The only way I managed to fix it was by uninstalling that Windows update. I disabled the following updates for some months. At this time I assumed the cause was the buggy Windows update, but since then I had the same issue 4 more times. Of the times I can remember the issue appeared immediately after

  • updating windows
  •  ??
  •  ??
  • clicking an external link
  • clicking an external link > automatic Firefox update > restart Firefox > crash

Every time I got this issue I tried many things to fix it, including

  • restarting Firefox
  • restarting the PC
  • deleting my Firefox profiles in `%AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles` and `%AppData%\..\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles`

none of the above worked any time I had this issue - nonetheless the issue would disappear randomly without me knowing what fixed it.

The first time when it was seemingly caused by the buggy Windows update, I even uninstalled and reinstalled all of Firefox, including deleting my Profiles in AppData. Even then, the issue persisted on a completely clean and barebone install of Firefox. However, since then it is seemingly caused by opening external links and the problem always randomly disappeared before I got to try a clean Firefox install.

The most recent time, the issue disappeared while I was trying `firefox.exe --version`, `firefox.exe --help` to find out my Firefox version (I don't know the correct commands, so nothing happened). This did not work, but when I then tried to start Firefox again, I got about 10 or so error messages on the first attempt (unfortunately, I don't remember the error message..), and then the issue was gone on the second attempt to restart Firefox.

One other random guess I have is that some of my about:config settings may be related, in particular I completely disabled any links from opening popups, be it a new tab or window. But this sounds really like a bug and I certainly do not want to undo this setting.


In the end I am not even sure if this is a Firefox or Windows issue, and I am also not sure what would be a better place to look for support. Should I submit the above as bug report?

I am also very reluctant to try to reproduce the issue since I have no idea what the fix is and spent hours on it every time.

Asked by Shiwa 3 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by Shiwa 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Google doc or sheet lags/pauses perdiocally on firefox

When I m using google doc or sheet to edit a document from google drive, I notice that my cursor will freeze for 5-10 sec from time to time. No issues with chrome on the… (funda kabanzi)

When I m using google doc or sheet to edit a document from google drive, I notice that my cursor will freeze for 5-10 sec from time to time. No issues with chrome on the same documents. I never had this problem until the firefox updates in the past few months. I have tried the usual steps such as disabling all plugins, start firefox in safemode but nothing works. The problem is consistent across all documents, even for new documents. Does anyone know of a workaround?

Asked by ron 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Problem with site only in mozilla

When I am trying to open site hypermission.ru in Mozilla I see some strange things. Big objects and broken fonts. In other browsers I dont have the same problems. Please,… (funda kabanzi)

When I am trying to open site hypermission.ru in Mozilla I see some strange things. Big objects and broken fonts.

In other browsers I dont have the same problems.

Please, help!

P.S. I dont have some addons on mozilla. I use it clear.

Asked by makyshin 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Meskó Balázs 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Unable to print full page in certain websites

I used to take print to study contents offline and I almost always use Mozilla as a browser. Recently I noticed that I was unable to print a full page in a simple website… (funda kabanzi)

I used to take print to study contents offline and I almost always use Mozilla as a browser. Recently I noticed that I was unable to print a full page in a simple website. Understandable that firefox team has been busy working upon the print bugs, but the page and the website I am referring to is Purely HTML and CSS; and for some reason firefox cuts out the rest of the pages from print except for the first.(i.e) to say it prints only the top part of the page..

Though I work with Ubuntu I have crosschecked with Win8.1 and TOR version of firefox which had the same shortcoming, with the website I was referring to. However other browsers such as the Safari and Chrome seem to do fine with this regard. Kindly check for yourselves and let me know if I am going wrong somewhere. Also please Avoid recommending any add ons to accomplish the task at hand.

The thing is the website I was referring to is of very simple make and may help the team to shoot the bug if any, with an easier test case such as this.

With love and Thanks

Asked by Rudran 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Mozilla error message after entering 10-digit rrecovery code: "Your e-mail was just returned. Mistyped email?"

First, I see this alert on my laptop's homepage: "Reconnect to Forefox Account" I go through the several steps ending with entering a 10-digit recovery code. Then this er… (funda kabanzi)

First, I see this alert on my laptop's homepage: "Reconnect to Forefox Account"

I go through the several steps ending with entering a 10-digit recovery code.

Then this error message in red: "Your email was just returned. Mistyped email?"

Wut?!?

Asked by jpmcg3 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Wesley Branton 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

When Firefox plan to support conic-gradient?

MDN web docs here, but I got blank when Firefox 77 run the demo. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/conic-gradient I checked the caniuse, might also firefox… (funda kabanzi)

MDN web docs here, but I got blank when Firefox 77 run the demo. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/conic-gradient

I checked the caniuse, might also firefox 78? also firefox 80? come on dude! https://caniuse.com/#search=conic-gradient

Asked by LEORChn 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule