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Firefox not creating Bookmarks and Back Button not working in Ubuntu

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 10 sec read >
  • Open a new Terminal Window and locate to your Home Directory
    cd /home/YOURNAME
  • Rename the .mozilla folder to .mozilla_old or anything you prefer
    mv .mozilla .mozilla_old
  • Restart Firefox and problem solved.

NOTE: Always make a backup of the .mozilla folder to avoid data loss

Last Updated On April 06, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. In my spare time I teach undergraduate classes in web development. Profile

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