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Why is the 78.0.1 download for MacOS called "Firefox 78.0.1esr.dmg" and not "Firefox 78.0.1.dmg"?

I got the pop-up about FF 78.0.1 so went to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/78.0.1/releasenotes/ and clicked on "Download Firefox" (https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/… (funda kabanzi)

I got the pop-up about FF 78.0.1 so went to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/78.0.1/releasenotes/ and clicked on "Download Firefox" (https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/download/thanks/). The download dialogue (image attached) that appeared said that it wanted to download "Firefox 78.0.1esr.dmg". The "esr" in the filename surprised me, as I'm not on any ESR release train. Why is it named that and not "Firefox 78.0.1.dmg", similar to its predecessors?

Asked by Steve Chessin 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Steve Chessin 1 unyaka odlule

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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 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox open tweeter's tabs only in private window

Firefox open tweeter's tabs only in private window, can i so something to fix this and be able to open it even in standard window please ? im on mac os X 10,9,5 with fire… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox open tweeter's tabs only in private window, can i so something to fix this and be able to open it even in standard window please ?

im on mac os X 10,9,5 with firefox 78,15,0esr

Asked by FUSOMUCHFIREFOX 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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Google Maps not able to Access Location

My google maps is unable to access my location even though I have allowed location access from Firefox preferences/settings. The blue target button (Current Location) on … (funda kabanzi)

My google maps is unable to access my location even though I have allowed location access from Firefox preferences/settings. The blue target button (Current Location) on Google maps is greyed out, and when I hover over it it says that access is not allowed. Even though when I'm in google maps, the Address bar shows that my location access is allowed, as well as in the Firefox settings. I have refreshed the window multiple times, restarted Firefox, cleared all cookies, and restarted my computer. I've also toggled the enhanced tracking protection in the address bar to off, restarted the browser, still not working. Everything in the settings tells me that access is allowed, yet google maps still tells me that it is denied. Has anyone had this problem, or know of a workaround or how to fix this? Thanks! (Working on Firefox 75. with a MAC)

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WidevineCdm plug-in crashed

WidevineCdm plug-in crashes everytime when I try to play disney plus or amazon prime. I fit the requirements via the disney plus site. Can anyone assist? I was streaming … (funda kabanzi)

WidevineCdm plug-in crashes everytime when I try to play disney plus or amazon prime. I fit the requirements via the disney plus site. Can anyone assist? I was streaming fine last week and now its not working.

Asked by tim.mehesy 12 izinyanga ezidlule

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How do I recover bookmarks for a laptop with fried hard drive and download them to a new laptop?

My MacBook Pro hard drive was fried. I have purchased a new laptop. Does Firefox have a backup for those files somewhere "out there" that I can access to download them … (funda kabanzi)

My MacBook Pro hard drive was fried. I have purchased a new laptop. Does Firefox have a backup for those files somewhere "out there" that I can access to download them into the new computer?

Thanx,

John

Asked by jlleidy56 1 unyaka odlule

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streaming problems

hello. I currently have a problem not being able to stream films on netflix, amazon prime, disney plus using firefox browser. This issue happened overnight. Depending on … (funda kabanzi)

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I currently have a problem not being able to stream films on netflix, amazon prime, disney plus using firefox browser. This issue happened overnight. Depending on the site a certain error code message will pop up then the same yellow bar at the top says "the widevineCdm plugin has crashed..." i have reloaded the page, sent the report. uninstalled and installed firefox...but the issue continues. This happened roughtly 2 weeks ago and the problem hasnt resolved itself. Safari allows me to stream most sites barr disney plus. Can anyone help. I've tried many of the things google has suggested and it hasnt fixed the problem. I have tried chrome also, there seems to be the same issue. does anyone have suggestions

Asked by eshy_g 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox keeps opening new sessions

It been now the second time that upon opening firefox, it doesn't open the previous session but a new one. It's the second time that I loose ALL my tabs. The "restore pre… (funda kabanzi)

It been now the second time that upon opening firefox, it doesn't open the previous session but a new one. It's the second time that I loose ALL my tabs. The "restore previous session" is greyed, I tried the about:sessionrestore but it doesn't give me the possibility to restore the previous session, and on my computer, the sessionstore backup just has the restoresession from today. Is there any way to avoid this?

Asked by fatimouna 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Having Trouble Loading eBay on Firefox since July or August

Is anyone else having trouble with eBay? Since about July, when I go to eBay on Firefox, it comes up with an HTML version of the site. I can load eBay on Safari but it … (funda kabanzi)

Is anyone else having trouble with eBay? Since about July, when I go to eBay on Firefox, it comes up with an HTML version of the site. I can load eBay on Safari but it is not as good. I don't want to download an install Google Chrome. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Asked by jcg8874 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 unyaka odlule

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sending email

Something new is happening - there is a slow and very obstructing problem in sending emails - I can receive emails normally but when I try to reply or to send a message, … (funda kabanzi)

Something new is happening - there is a slow and very obstructing problem in sending emails - I can receive emails normally but when I try to reply or to send a message, a yellow bar appears telling me there is a huge content slowing my process and asks me to click 'stop' or 'wait' It now takes 15 - 20 minutes to wait to send a message This has never happened before and has been happening for two days now. Please correct this problem. Thank you

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mute tab function is missing

I used to have a speaker icon on my tabs but it has disappeared. Any idea how to get it back? Also I lost the "reopen closed tab" function as well. Please help with eithe… (funda kabanzi)

I used to have a speaker icon on my tabs but it has disappeared. Any idea how to get it back?

Also I lost the "reopen closed tab" function as well.

Please help with either or both of these issues.

TIA

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