68.0.1 bookmarks hidden and read-only (Linux)

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Post Posted August 9th, 2019, 1:47 pm

Just did an update from Mint 19.1 to Mint 19.2, then updated it all and it raised FFx from 66.something to 68.0.1

I started FFx and all my Bookmarks are missing from view. If I type in the bookmark Search window of the side-bar they will display according to what I am typing and I can use them. But I cannot drag down the green padlock from the address bar to save a URL, it just flies back up again. If I open the Library and then "Show all bookmarks," there are there.

Is this a new feature?

How can I go back to displaying them all in Folder fashion?

How can I save to the bookmark side bar by dragging down?

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Post Posted August 10th, 2019, 8:47 am

Restart in Safe Mode & see if the issue persists.
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Post Posted August 10th, 2019, 10:47 am

@Gudgeon - Try "Alt" for the Menu bar if it does not show and hit /View/Sidebar and uncheck Bookmarks.
Also hit any of the tool or menu bars and open Customize see if menu bar or bookmarks is checked.
Lastly, if you have altered your userChrome file you might want to see if if saving it elsewhere temporarily while trying things without it helps or changes things.
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Post Posted August 10th, 2019, 2:55 pm

Make sure that "Bookmarks Toolbar Items" is positioned on the Bookmarks Toolbar.
You can check that in the customize window.

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