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Firefox

Disable 'Reset Firefox ...'

This Connection is Untrusted

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  • You see this message on encrypted sites with selfsigned certificates. If you trust the site, click:

I Understand the Risks > Add Exception > Get Certificate > Confirm Security Exception

Profile in use / Clean lock files

  • After an unclean stop of Mozilla or Thunderbird (application crashes, desktop session crash, server crash ) it happened frequently that a new start of the application fails with:

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  • To clean the setup, start either
    • Applications > System Tools > Clean Firefox/Thunderbird - Remove Lock', or

    • call rmlock.sh from a terminal.

Turn off Spell Checker

Tools > Options > Advanced > General > Check my spelling as I type: Off

Firefox Not Scrolling with Up/Down Arrow Keys or Home/End Keys

Export / Import Bookmarks

This section explains how to export your bookmarks i.e on Windows to an HTML file, which can be used as a backup or for importing into another web browser and/or on an different Plattform.

Export

  • Click the Library button |||\ icon, then click Bookmarks. Scroll to the bottom and click Show all Bookmarks.

  • From the toolbar on the Library window, click Import and Backup and choose Export Bookmarks to HTML
  • In the Export Bookmarks File window that opens, choose a location to save the file (any place you have write access will work), which is named bookmarks.html by default.
  • Click the Save button. The Export Bookmarks File window will close.
  • Close the Library window

Import

  • Click the Library |||\ icon, then click Bookmarks. Scroll to the bottom and click Show all Bookmarks.

  • From the toolbar on the Library window, click Import and Backup and choose Import Bookmarks from HTML
  • In the Import Bookmarks File window that opens, navigate to the previously saved bookmarks HTML file you want import
  • Click the Open button. The Import Bookmarks File window will close.
  • Close the Library window.
    • The bookmarks in the selected HTML file will be added to your Firefox bookmarks within the Bookmarks Menu directory.

PublicMathWiki: firefox (last edited 2020-01-13 20:04:06 by crose)