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  • Kusonjululiwe

How to fix duplicate bookmarks issue once and for all??

I'm using the latest version of Firefox (89.0) on both of my Windows 7 computers as well as on my iPhone. I have this really annoying glitch where I'll bookmark a page, a… (funda kabanzi)

I'm using the latest version of Firefox (89.0) on both of my Windows 7 computers as well as on my iPhone. I have this really annoying glitch where I'll bookmark a page, and Firefox will occasionally duplicate that bookmark hundreds of times. I've gone in and deleted the duplicates, but then the problem re-occurs, so I'm trying to figure out how to finally fix this! I've already spent several hours looking through your help forums and trying to fix it, but nothing seems to work. Here's what I've done:

I turned off sync on all my devices. I also noticed that I had the iCloud synch extension on one of my computers, so I removed that, since I read that might cause some issues. Then I went and cleaned up the bookmarks on one of my computers, deleting all the duplicate entries, and I exported an HTML version of my bookmarks to my computer and also created a backup .json file. I refreshed Firefox on that computer. And I changed my sync password, since I read somewhere that that would supposedly force my old data to be deleted from Firefox's server.

Then I turned sync back on on that one computer, hoping that the latest version of my bookmarks that were on that computer would now update to Firefox's server. But instead of replacing the old bookmarks file in the cloud, it simply added back the old duplicate bookmarks to my computer (which apparently never got deleted from Firefox servers, despite the password change). Super frustrating. Isn't there a way to force a one-way sync, so the version of the bookmarks file that I have locally -- which has the latest changes -- takes priority??

I then tried going to "Import bookmarks from HTML," hoping that the version I had previously saved would replace this bad, outdated version I had downloaded from the server, but that didn't seem to do anything (I guess import only adds new bookmarks but doesn't delete existing bookmarks?). Could I import the json file instead? If so, how do I do that? I've considered deleting all my bookmarks and then importing the html file again to see if that fixes it, but it looks like the html file doesn't include the bookmarks on my toolbar. Is that correct? If so, I don't want to lose them.

Not sure what this is so glitchy and so difficult to fix. Can someone please help?

Asked by scottgurian 10 amahora adlule

Answered by cor-el 1 ihora elidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

BackUp issu

Dear Firefox community, I do not know why you are not solving your browser-short time memory loss problem! When I download a video / file, the internet is disconnected in… (funda kabanzi)

Dear Firefox community, I do not know why you are not solving your browser-short time memory loss problem! When I download a video / file, the internet is disconnected in the middle, and it takes a while to connect, then the download starts again from 0%! It wastes both my time and the internet. If the power connection is disconnected while downloading again - I don't get any backup of that file when I connect to the internet after the power connection is restored ...! However, other browsers have this advantage. I like Firefox a lot, but this short time memory loss system bothers me a lot. I hope to fix this issue in the next update. Humayun Rashid from-BANGLADESH

Asked by humayun3330 22 amahora adlule

Answered by humayun3330 2 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Forwarding tab / url to others

I used to have "three dots" in the url location that would allow me to forward urls to others. Those "3 dots" are no longer available for me to forward/send locations to… (funda kabanzi)

I used to have "three dots" in the url location that would allow me to forward urls to others. Those "3 dots" are no longer available for me to forward/send locations to others. What can I do?

Asked by Alan H 5 amahora adlule

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 4 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Why is Mozilla suggesting websites?

So I am not sure what this is about. I know the search bar and URL are combined no matter what at this point, but the issue is that if I type any letter; it suggests a we… (funda kabanzi)

So I am not sure what this is about. I know the search bar and URL are combined no matter what at this point, but the issue is that if I type any letter; it suggests a website that I have never visited, bookmarked, searched, etc.

Please see the screen shot I have attached. In this example, I typed the letter "y", although it can be done with any other letter, and an unwarranted site will pre-populate. I am assuming this is Mozilla is promoting/sponsoring certain websites when you start typing any letter, which I don't want a part of.

It can't be DuckDuckGo causing this (the search engine of this user's choice), because changing the Firefox settings from URL to Search bar only doesn't make this issue stop. Not sure what I can do to prevent unsolicited sites from showing up when I am typing into the URL field.

To replicate, you can start typing any letter into the URL/Search bar field and the first result directly underneath is a "random" website suggestion.

This is why I assume it is coming from Mozilla (not DuckDuckGo), because before the recent updates, there was never this issue. It is great that you guys want to promote your favorite sites, but from the user's end: it is forced upon us; which is not supposed to be Firefox-like.

I don't read the blogs and articles about Mozilla's vision, so perhaps this is a new feature and it works as expected; however, there should be an opt-out so that users can just search for a website name without a favored suggestion appearing directly below.

Asked by AntidoteYYMBR 1 usuku oludlule

Answered by AntidoteYYMBR 6 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Where is the share-button gone?

In the old firefox, I had the opportunity to share websites and f. e. send them from my laptop to my stationary computer. I think there were three dots ... next to the ur… (funda kabanzi)

In the old firefox, I had the opportunity to share websites and f. e. send them from my laptop to my stationary computer. I think there were three dots ... next to the url. But that is gone. I used that a lot for websites that I needed to print out (my laptop isn't connected to the printer's vpn).

What now? I don't think I can use pocket for that, since that saves all the websites, I just need to send them once.

Asked by corneliust 4 amahora adlule

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 4 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

How can I turn off the searching from address bar .

Every time I go to search from my ecosia , it suddenly started making my search go from the url address bar and I hate it immensely. How can I make it STOP and just act n… (funda kabanzi)

Every time I go to search from my ecosia , it suddenly started making my search go from the url address bar and I hate it immensely. How can I make it STOP and just act normal ?

Asked by r.hutchinson62 20 amahora adlule

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 15 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Windows needed to be reinstalled, too many tabs open for Sync to work

Hi, my machine choked and died on the latest Windows update. I tried every trick I know, but eventually had to admit defeat and nuke'n'boot. Most' 'of my stuff was either… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, my machine choked and died on the latest Windows update. I tried every trick I know, but eventually had to admit defeat and nuke'n'boot. Most' 'of my stuff was either backed up or kept on a non-OS drive, but I needed to reinstall Firefox. When I did, I found there is a limit to how many tabs Sync willl display at once from another device. That limit is 1,271 tabs, which is not all of mine - I'm pretty sure I had more than that open in a single one' 'of my seven open windows (though probably only the one window had that many).

Also, with the new Firefox update, while I can open all 1,271 at once, that just leads to Firefox crashing. When similar things happened in the past, I could open, say, fifty at a time, and kill Firefox's process every time it became too much for my computer, then reopen firefox with all those tabs open but not active, however with FF 89 I only seem to be able to open one or all.

To make matters worse, those 1,271 tabs I can see seem to be randomised each time, or at least randomly ordered, so I wouldn't even be able to methodically open all 1,271 with my usual method of killing firefox and reopening it.

Is there any way I can send the 1,271 straight to bookmarks, or open the entire session from the old install, or view more than the 1,271, or open the old synced tabs view, where I could open as many or as few as I wanted to, instead of all or (basically) nothing?

Thanks!

Asked by Matt 11 amahora adlule

Answered by Matt 11 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

slider scrollbar invisible

I like to use the slider for scrolling though long articles and back. But many times I can't find the slider, it stays invisible until I hit it by accident. This is crazy… (funda kabanzi)

I like to use the slider for scrolling though long articles and back. But many times I can't find the slider, it stays invisible until I hit it by accident. This is crazy, why can the slider in the scrollbar not be visible all the time? there is no option to deactivate the stupid rule that hides it. Please somebody an idea for a workaround or so. Different themes don't change that uncontrollable hiding behaviour that happens in Firefox, but also thunderbird Thank for helping me Ferdinand

Asked by fam van dieten 1 usuku oludlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 usuku oludlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Web site not responding since Firefox 89.0 (64 bit) update

Since the upgrade I have not been able to access sites I have used in Firefox for years. All the sites are at shockwave.com, such as https://www.shockwave.com/gamelandin… (funda kabanzi)

Since the upgrade I have not been able to access sites I have used in Firefox for years. All the sites are at shockwave.com, such as https://www.shockwave.com/gamelanding/the-daily-snoop-a-hidden-object-game.jsp. I contacted Shockwave but they have no idea, just telling me to disable my add-ons such as ad blockers. That's no solution because (1) I've always had the same add-ons enabled and (2) the same add-ons do not affect MS Edge.

I attached a screen shot of the page I now see in Firefox and what it should look like.

Does anyone have a suggestion to resolve this issue within Firefox?

Thanks.

Asked by crl4242 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by FredMcD 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

search

I use google to search.Ive always used the bit in the middle of the screen to do this. but now, all of a sudden in firefox 89 im being forced to use the address bar at th… (funda kabanzi)

I use google to search.Ive always used the bit in the middle of the screen to do this. but now, all of a sudden in firefox 89 im being forced to use the address bar at the top of the screen! how...or is there, a way to change this to how i used it before. any help would be appreciated. g.b.

Asked by graham.brooke1 14 amahora adlule

Answered by TyDraniu 13 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

After Upgrade Chrome.sss missing

Hi, I am currently running FF 89 (64bit). I noticed just after that update the bookmarks had changed. I have a lot of folders and had a Chrome.sss file to change the empt… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I am currently running FF 89 (64bit). I noticed just after that update the bookmarks had changed. I have a lot of folders and had a Chrome.sss file to change the empty outline to the more traditional yellow icon. I know there were other things in that sss file that I had added to adjust the basic FF displays. However, I have searched my computer and cannot find the Chrome.sss file.

Is there any way to find this file instead of having to regenerate it and relearn the changes I had made?

Why does FF not leave the Chrome folder and sss file instead of seemingly delete them?

I also do not like the black background and white text that pops up when I right click a bookmark. That combination is very hard on my eyes. Is there an easy way to get black type on a white background or maybe a light grey background?

Thanks in advance for your help!

Asked by RHB10 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 usuku oludlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Showing only a's or e's on websites

Recently a problem appeared in certain websites (Wikipedia for example) since I updated Firefox. It would only show me a's or e's. See attached image. I have already trie… (funda kabanzi)

Recently a problem appeared in certain websites (Wikipedia for example) since I updated Firefox. It would only show me a's or e's. See attached image. I have already tried to refresh Firefox, turning off extensions and themes, but to no avail. There is no such problem with Google Chrome. I have shared configuration info. Thank you for the help!

Asked by viko.dichev 1 usuku oludlule

Answered by cor-el 1 usuku oludlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

google search box in centre of homescreen not working

Firefox just up-dated itself to latest version after 88.01. And now, while the google search box appears in the centre of my homepage, like it has always done, as soon as… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox just up-dated itself to latest version after 88.01. And now, while the google search box appears in the centre of my homepage, like it has always done, as soon as I start typing into it, the search defaults to that horrible Chrome-like search bar at the top of the screen. How do Istop this? Or can I revert to my much loved earlier?

Asked by celticsoles 1 isonto elidlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 isonto elidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

3 dots sharing menu gone ? (OSX Big Sur, FF89.0)

I think there used to be a sharing menu, on or near the address bar. The "..." button or menu had all the macos sharing options. seems to have moved in 89.0 am i missin… (funda kabanzi)

I think there used to be a sharing menu, on or near the address bar. The "..." button or menu had all the macos sharing options.

seems to have moved in 89.0

am i missing something ?


Thanks.

Asked by jasonjarvis 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by Kiki 17 amahora adlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Hard to see active tab after Firefox update

Is there a way to change back the look of the tabs to the way they looked before the 89.0 update? I have a hard time to see what tab is active, it was so easy before the … (funda kabanzi)

Is there a way to change back the look of the tabs to the way they looked before the 89.0 update? I have a hard time to see what tab is active, it was so easy before the update.


/Stefan

Asked by ztefan314 1 usuku oludlule

Answered by jscher2000 1 usuku oludlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

New York Times Page

Since yesterday June 10, 2021, when I click on my bookmark for the New York Times, it loads the page from Feb 26, 2020. I have tried removing all cookies, restarting, r… (funda kabanzi)

Since yesterday June 10, 2021, when I click on my bookmark for the New York Times, it loads the page from Feb 26, 2020. I have tried removing all cookies, restarting, rebooting, but nothing works. With Chrome I get the correct first page, but not with Firefox.

Is this happening to anyone else?

I am attaching a screen shot. It says the correct date at the top, but all the articles are from Feb 2020

Asked by samsabug 1 usuku oludlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 usuku oludlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Migrating Firefox to a New PC

I have an older laptop and got a new one. I have installed Firefox 89.0 on both machines. I want to migrate all of the Firefox data from the old one to the new one. I … (funda kabanzi)

I have an older laptop and got a new one. I have installed Firefox 89.0 on both machines. I want to migrate all of the Firefox data from the old one to the new one. I have copied the Profile from C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles to a thumb drive. I believe this to be all that I need to move to the new machine. The problem is that I don't know where to put it on the new machine.

I understand that Firefox must be closed when I modify the new machine. I also discovered that there is a Profile.ini file that has a pointer to the filename that Firefox will use when it is opened. Do I have to modify this file as well?

Perhaps I am on the wrong track and need to be redirected. If so, please point me to an article or wiki that will put me on the right one.

Asked by rabbit 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 usuku oludlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

for some reason i can no longer bring up mewe.com site

i have my mewe account on fire fox and now all my pages work but mewe no matter how i do it , a new tab , type in mewe.com and nothing … (funda kabanzi)

i have my mewe account on fire fox and now all my pages work but mewe no matter how i do it , a new tab , type in mewe.com and nothing

Asked by rmdsys 1 usuku oludlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 usuku oludlule