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lost profile in firefox brwser

New update lost all previous settings. went to About:profiles and selected launch profile in new brawser which recovered all old settings. When i closed firefox and then … (read more)

New update lost all previous settings. went to About:profiles and selected launch profile in new brawser which recovered all old settings. When i closed firefox and then reopened firefox all recovered profile was gone. How can I save old profile selected in new update?

Asked by jimtapley 5 hours ago

How to set homepage favicon for my site?

The bookmark and tabs show my favicon but the firefox empty landing page does not show my favicon. Instead it shows a generated icon... What do I need to do to make favic… (read more)

The bookmark and tabs show my favicon but the firefox empty landing page does not show my favicon. Instead it shows a generated icon...

What do I need to do to make favicon show?

I have this in my head

``` <link rel="icon" href="/static/favicon.png" /> <link rel="apple-touch-icon" sizes="128x128" href="/static/favicon.png" /> <link rel="manifest" href="/static/manifest.json" crossorigin="use-credentials" /> <link rel="shortcut icon" type="image/png" href="https://fuckedweb3.com/static/favicon.png" /> <link rel="icon" type="image/png" sizes="32x32" href="/static/favicon.png" /> <link rel="image/x-icon" size="32x32" type="image/x-icon" href="/favicon.ico" /> ```

Asked by anthony85 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 23 hours ago

synchronizing

I often use the cync, as its very a usefull tool, for when my pc crashes and I have to re-install windows. What is a real pain though, is even when I have the latest vers… (read more)

I often use the cync, as its very a usefull tool, for when my pc crashes and I have to re-install windows. What is a real pain though, is even when I have the latest version of fire fox installed , after cync has completed, I stll get back many book marks that I have deleted well be before my last recync and with an older version of firefox. Which i find to be a real pain.

Would it not be possible to change the way cync works, ie, you cold add a button, words to the effect "cync from online to you", in that way, I know I am getting the book marks and data I sent up there last time, I cync-ed

Or to cync your data, when wishing to put all your latest bookmarks offline, would it not be possible to "clear online bookmars and data.

Anys I hope this helps you to understand the problem

Many Thanks

Carl Harrop

Asked by carl_harrop 2 days ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

Storing the Firefox user-profile on a SMB-share not working

Hi, I have a problem with Firefox 102.5esr on MacOS 10.13 and storing the user-profile on a SMB-share in the intranet. On startup I get the error "The bookmarks and histo… (read more)

Hi,

I have a problem with Firefox 102.5esr on MacOS 10.13 and storing the user-profile on a SMB-share in the intranet.

On startup I get the error "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional" and as expected, bookmarks and history are not working. Access etc. in the network are correct, I tried it with two different clients on two different servers (Linux-Server and NAS), the profile is a fresh created, deleting and recreating does not help.

If I copy the created profile on the local disk, Firefox starts without an error, bookmarks/history are working, if I copy this profile back to the SMB-share, I get back the error-message.

In the past (I don't remember when it was and which version) this was working with Firefox and today it still works with the current Thunderbird.

Any ideas?

PS: The described solutions in the KB are not working: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/fix-bookmarks-and-history-will-not-be-functional

Thanks, kind regards, tg

Asked by pre4tg 3 days ago

Last reply by pre4tg 1 day ago

Firefox Start Page

Now that my search engine for Firefox start page (Bing) have stopped showing images for older browsers (I just get a blank grey screen with their search bar). Upgrading F… (read more)

Now that my search engine for Firefox start page (Bing) have stopped showing images for older browsers (I just get a blank grey screen with their search bar).

Upgrading FF is not an option.

I want to use my own image (but not sure how to go about this). A Bookmark ?

Thanks

Asked by webmaster115 5 days ago

Last reply by webmaster115 2 days ago

Bookmarks mouse hover not working properly in normal mode

I have a recent problem with mouse hover with Bookmarks in the Menu bar. Basically; it no longer shows the URL info in the drop down box, only a blank, box appears. I a… (read more)

I have a recent problem with mouse hover with Bookmarks in the Menu bar. Basically; it no longer shows the URL info in the drop down box, only a blank, box appears. I am using Windows 7 and the current Firefox 107.0. It appears to be a Windows 7 issue, because I have the same problem on my Win 7 desktop and Win 7 laptop, but a laptop with Windows 11 is OK.

The really odd part is this. If I run Firefox in troubleshooting mode in either Win 7 machine, the problem goes away, and the drop down box works fine, and displays the URL info. If I manually disable my add-ons in normal mode on either machine however, the problem does NOT go away.

One last odd point. On my desktop, when I am in normal Firefox mode, and look at Bookmarks in the History tab from the menu bar, the last (bottom most) bookmark, and ONLY the last bookmark WILL display the box info correctly. On my Win 7 laptop the same effect occurs, but the last (bottom most), bookmark will sometimes work properly in other folders, such as Other bookmarks for instance.

Also; the URL box does work properly with the ‘Show your bookmarks’ button, and the bookmarks menu if I use the “Open application menu”. These options produce too much ‘white space’ however, and are not as convenient to use. The drop down box works fine with other browsers, but Firefox is my favorite browser. I have searched the Internet and the forum, and not found a similar problem.

Attached are two photos showing the result in normal and troubleshooting mode. Thank you in advance.

Asked by kolchak 3 days ago

Last reply by kolchak 3 days ago

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force FF to ask me where I want to save bookmarks

The previous solution as outlined in https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1361785 no longer works. The checkbox it describes no longer appears at the bottom of the Ed… (read more)

The previous solution as outlined in https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1361785 no longer works. The checkbox it describes no longer appears at the bottom of the Edit Bookmark dialog. So what now?

Asked by schmibble 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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To get Bookmark Toolbar - use import, or use Sync?

I have had to create a new Firefox on one of my computers. I have imported my bookmarks, but there appears to be no way to import the Bookmark Toolbar. This is tiresome… (read more)

I have had to create a new Firefox on one of my computers. I have imported my bookmarks, but there appears to be no way to import the Bookmark Toolbar. This is tiresome. So I wonder if I can use Sync to do the job? My Bookmark Toolbar exists on my other PC. Is it safe simply to use Sync to do the job of importing the Bookmark Toolbar to my new Firefox? I use Windows 10.

Asked by Matthew Montagu-Pollock 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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How to find which folder a bookmark is in

Hello, Sometimes I want to know which bookmark folder I've saved a particular bookmark in. I don't necessarily want to go to that site, I just want to know where I've sav… (read more)

Hello,

Sometimes I want to know which bookmark folder I've saved a particular bookmark in. I don't necessarily want to go to that site, I just want to know where I've saved it. The options provided do not include which folder it's in. The list offered is: name, tags, location, most recent visit date, visit count, added, last modified. How can I which folder I put it in?

Thanks, Andre'a

Asked by DreaSpirit 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

Bookmark

Hi, I tried to bookmark a page but I was not successful in Firefox (am also using Chrome and I was able to do it there). I tried using Ctrl + D and using a mouse by click… (read more)

Hi,

I tried to bookmark a page but I was not successful in Firefox (am also using Chrome and I was able to do it there). I tried using Ctrl + D and using a mouse by clicking the star, both were unsuccessful. There was no error message.

Can you help? Thanks.

Regards, Eddie Choy

Asked by kwchoy 6 days ago

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What is the use of exporting password if you cannot put them back?

I export all my passwords to usb, went to other computer and ........................... needed a 2e browser (edge) to import them?? How to import passwords from usb-stic… (read more)

I export all my passwords to usb, went to other computer and ........................... needed a 2e browser (edge) to import them?? How to import passwords from usb-stick to firefox? Is this even possible? i cannot find anything to import them.!

Asked by Boca 6 months ago

Answered by Boca 6 months ago

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Lost all Firefox Bookmarks after Mac restart fro Safe Mode

Hello All, I recently had to start up my brand new MacBook Pro up in "Safe Mode" to verify an unrelated problem. When I restarted my computer from safe mode, my Bookmarks… (read more)

Hello All, I recently had to start up my brand new MacBook Pro up in "Safe Mode" to verify an unrelated problem. When I restarted my computer from safe mode, my Bookmarks were either gone completely or "empty" and I was apparently in a newer version of Firefox. I then trashed my Firefox application and tried to restore an older version via Time Machine and after I copy it to my Applications folder I get the message that I am trying to open an older version of firefox and then doesn't allow me to do that. When I followed the option to their extents, only the new version with NO bookmarks shows up.

How can I get my old bookmarks back?

Thanks bc

Asked by bradleychase 1 week ago

Answered by bradleychase 1 week ago

Export and import bookmarks toolbar

I have reinstalled Windows 10 in a new computer, installed a fresh copy of Firefox, and successfully imported my bookmarks from the original computer. But I cannot disco… (read more)

I have reinstalled Windows 10 in a new computer, installed a fresh copy of Firefox, and successfully imported my bookmarks from the original computer. But I cannot discover how to export and import my bookmarks toolbar. Another user has attempted to answer the question, but the description is very ambiguous and I can't understand it: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1266729. The following "official" page also does not deal with the issue: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Sorting_and_rearranging_bookmarks_-_Firefox. I would have expected that there would be an "Import or Export Bookmarks Toolbar" facility somewhere, maybe under Menu | Bookmarks | Bookmarks Toolbar - but no luck. Could an explanation be provided?

Asked by Matthew Montagu-Pollock 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Firefox bookmarks lost after update

Last night firefox v104.0.2 and windows 10 security update installed and now my firefox bookmarks are lost. I looked into my bookmarks profiles and they also seem to be c… (read more)

Last night firefox v104.0.2 and windows 10 security update installed and now my firefox bookmarks are lost. I looked into my bookmarks profiles and they also seem to be cleared from my profile. Can they be recovered?

Asked by jimbobboy 2 months ago

Last reply by sangam124 1 week ago

Upgrades

The last two upgrades caused me to lose all of my bookmarks. I am running version 106.0.2 on a 64 bit hp desktop. Am I doing something wrong? Pretty basic download/upgr… (read more)

The last two upgrades caused me to lose all of my bookmarks. I am running version 106.0.2 on a 64 bit hp desktop. Am I doing something wrong? Pretty basic download/upgrade. I am no longer taking upgrades until I can get answer(s)

Thank you, Super Pops.

Asked by Super Pops 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago