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Hi, I have a Librem Mini running PureOS based on Linux Debian. I downloaded the binary package of Firefox from the Firefox download page, but may not have installed it pr… (read more)

Hi, I have a Librem Mini running PureOS based on Linux Debian. I downloaded the binary package of Firefox from the Firefox download page, but may not have installed it properly. I can only run the browser by going to Files, Home, double click the Firefox folder and double clicking the file Firefox. Works perfect, but would like to have the shortcut in my Applications window like all of my other apps. Can anyone help? Thanks, Chris

Asked by mrbimmer 5 days ago

Last reply by James 4 hours ago

Unable to update Firefox via powershell with mar files

I am attempting to automate firefox updates and I am attempting to follow the guide listed below: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file … (read more)

I am attempting to automate firefox updates and I am attempting to follow the guide listed below: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file When I follow those steps the update.status file simply says "failed: 75". Does anybody know the meaning of this error code? Is there a resource out there that I could find which lists the meanings of other error codes? Or am I going about this the wrong way entirely, and there is some better solution for automating firefox updates? Any help is appreciated.

Asked by TheLomster 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

Message: latest version of at&t at yahoo is not supported on your browser

After loading the lastest Firefox software I get this message when selecting AT&T Yahoo Mail. Specifically: https://mail.yahoo.com/ returns the following mes… (read more)

After loading the lastest Firefox software I get this message when selecting AT&T Yahoo Mail.

Specifically: https://mail.yahoo.com/ returns the following message... "The latest version of AT&T Yahoo Mail is not supported on your browser. Please use a supported browser below or use basic Mail."

It then lists: the Firefox download as an option (I have selected download many times, the download completes and still get this message). I have tried restarting my computer and same loop.

Asked by derosepromos 13 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 13 hours ago

refresh did not work I have lost all my setting

II log on and tried to refresh mu fire fox but have had no success all setting gone. please advice ... edited email from public and search/spam bots view as you should g… (read more)

II log on and tried to refresh mu fire fox but have had no success all setting gone. please advice ...


edited email from public and search/spam bots view as you should get a email notifying you of replies.

Asked by JB 15 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 15 hours ago

Problem downloading audiobook files (.aax) from Audible.com

Using Firefox browser for iMac. Recently (10/10/2021) attempted to download .aax files from Audible.com. Files were unexpectedly converted to .mp4 files, making files u… (read more)

Using Firefox browser for iMac. Recently (10/10/2021) attempted to download .aax files from Audible.com. Files were unexpectedly converted to .mp4 files, making files unusable by iBooks. Conferred with Audible Tech support. Audible Tech confirmed that .aax files are the proper format and that they did not/do not make any format conversions on their end. Audible Tech then suggested trying download with Safari. Download (of .aax files with Safari) was successful and maintained proper (.aax) format. Audible Tech said that he had not encountered this issue before and that it seemed to him that the Firefox browser may be responsible for the unexpected conversion. In the past I have used Firefox many times to successfully download .aax files from Audible.com, most recent prior to this problem was on (9/11/2021). I am notifying you simply to advise that you may have a programing glitch within the download programing portion of the latest version of Firefox (ver. 93.0 - 64 bit) for iMac(s).

Asked by SkyTraveln 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Firefox Updates & Merging Info.

Every time there is a Firefox Update, I end up going back to the previous shortcut on my desktop to find my bookmarks, passwords, etc. Please advise, as I delay doing upd… (read more)

Every time there is a Firefox Update, I end up going back to the previous shortcut on my desktop to find my bookmarks, passwords, etc. Please advise, as I delay doing updates for this reason. Very frustrated!

Asked by pamsfeed 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

File type changes by Firefox

When dowloading an AAX type file from Audible, Firefox changes it to MP4 (downloads as AAX with other browsers). Note, changing the file type after the download fixes t… (read more)

When dowloading an AAX type file from Audible, Firefox changes it to MP4 (downloads as AAX with other browsers).

Note, changing the file type after the download fixes the problem. But, is there a way to prevent it from happening in the first place? Also, why changing file type in the first place?

Asked by nissankoren 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Firefox 93.0 Changing Audible download extension from .AAX to .MP4

Today using Firefox 93.0 on my Windows 10 home computer I opened the browser to my Audible library on Audible.com and selected a book to download. The browser download wi… (read more)

Today using Firefox 93.0 on my Windows 10 home computer I opened the browser to my Audible library on Audible.com and selected a book to download. The browser download window opened with the book file name but the extension wasn't .AAX but had been changed to .MP4. This did not happen when I used Microsoft Edge nor did this happen on my Windows 10 laptop which was still running Firefox 92.0. Once Firefox upgraded to 93.0 on my laptop I now get the same problem as I get on my home computer.

Audible technical support looked into the problem and found that this change wasn't caused by their servers.

I have discovered that if I change the file extension from MP4 to AAX I can load the audible book into iTunes and sync it over to my iPhone which is able to play the file as an audible book. This indicates to me that the actual AAX file was not converted to MP4. For some reason only the file extension was changed.

I wasn't able to find any setting in the Firefox browser that corrected this problem.

Asked by steven_neal 1 week ago

Last reply by sharihk 4 days ago

Virus in downloaded Installation program

Mozilla Installer Down Load Has a Virus!!!!!!! Luckily my AVG Caught it! Down Loaded Update and had to "Revert to an earlier time" to remove updates. Was instructed afte… (read more)

Mozilla Installer Down Load Has a Virus!!!!!!! Luckily my AVG Caught it! Down Loaded Update and had to "Revert to an earlier time" to remove updates. Was instructed after GO BACK to Install complete new version, but Installer has virus (on Open) Use This for my Bank Account From Chase, but Chase WON'T let me use older version of your Browser. Running Win 7

H E L P !!!!!!

Lanna

Asked by lannababe126 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Firefox browser doesn't open in Win7 64bit

Hello everyone I re-install my win7 recently. I can get the firefox browser installed whitout any errors but it doesn't open. However I can see it's open in task manager… (read more)

Hello everyone I re-install my win7 recently. I can get the firefox browser installed whitout any errors but it doesn't open. However I can see it's open in task manager in processes tab. what would be the problem? please advise

Asked by Sal 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Can't rollback from Firefox 91 to 89.

Win10 with what was Firefox 89. I had already disabled the Proton UI on this installation, because it is horrible. Today Firefox decided to update to version 91. All of t… (read more)

Win10 with what was Firefox 89. I had already disabled the Proton UI on this installation, because it is horrible. Today Firefox decided to update to version 91. All of the Proton UI junk is back. I tried disabling it again, but nothing worked. Doing a web search, it appears that Mozilla has disabled the ability to turn off Proton.

I then set about to rollback the installation back to version 89. I found a Mozilla link on this, went to their ftp server and downloaded the installation files for the last version of 89. The installation went normally, but when I opened Firefox afterwards, a little box popped up saying something to the effect of "To keep your History and Bookmarks from possibly being corrupted, Firefox must create new user profile." I exited out of this and Firefox didn't start. I attempted to restart Firefox again and the same box popped up again. The only way to get past it was to click the accept button.

I did so and Firefox started. This was clearly not version 89. As the UI is junk, it took several minutes to find out that this was now the latest version of 92!!!! I'm absolutely positive that I downloaded the correct file. When I look through the update history, it doesn't even show todays version 89 installation as happening. What a piece of junk.

I then spent 20 minutes figuring out how to revert back to my user profile, not the new one that it had created for me. I then did some research on what had happened. Well it turns out that you can't actually rollback Firefox, despite what Mozilla says. For a while they have added "downgrade protection" which automatically creates the new user profile and stops your old profile from being accessed by it. So unless you want to figure out how to spend a hundred hours reconstructing bookmarks, passwords, settings, etc. it actually isn't possible to rollback Firefox. Doesn't this violate some Microsoft rules about being able to uninstall versions of software from within Windows? If you try to do this with Firefox and go back to a previous version it blows everything up.

Does anyone know how to actually rollback Firefox to a previous version, so that Proton can be disabled?

Asked by jack.hidley 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

pc missing file after Windows update

Windows 10 did an update this morning and now I cannot access firefox. firefox entry not found. the procedure entry point ?profiler_init_main_thread_id@baseprofiler@mozil… (read more)

Windows 10 did an update this morning and now I cannot access firefox. firefox entry not found. the procedure entry point ?profiler_init_main_thread_id@baseprofiler@mozilla@@YAXXZ coulld not be located in dynamic library. c\programfiles (x86)\mozilla firefox\xul/dll

Asked by witkowski.art 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

regaining control over my computer

Please tell me how I can regain control over my own computer, and block companies hijacking or derailing it. I'm very tired of incessant reminders of unwanted updates, a… (read more)

Please tell me how I can regain control over my own computer, and block companies hijacking or derailing it. I'm very tired of incessant reminders of unwanted updates, as well as their arbitrary limitations, and apparently will somehow have to remove layers of them to regain flash player stolen away by Adobe. If only they had left well enough alone...

The Firefox 78 ESR is the last version of Firefox that supports Flash - how can I reinstate it? Do I have to roll back browser versions to regain control of my own computer? If I had a problem with Flash, I would have dealt with it myself!

Does Open Office respect customers' rights better? I hope so!

Asked by Rabun1Brooks 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago