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"Say hello to a new firefox" theme options configuration

I have just installed 91.1 ESR. On opening the first time I am offered to "Choose a theme" or "Not now". I chose Not now. I expected that I would then be able to go i… (read more)

I have just installed 91.1 ESR. On opening the first time I am offered to "Choose a theme" or "Not now". I chose Not now.

I expected that I would then be able to go into the settings menu somewhere and find the options:

  • Streamlined Toolbar and menus
  • Modern tabs
  • Fresh icons and clearer messages

I do not find these under Settings nor under the installed Themes. I'm not even sure these are a Theme as much of a Style??

Any help on this is appreciated. Searching the title was of no help.

Asked by RangerZ 2 months ago

Answered by RangerZ 2 months ago

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ESR Release Schedules\Time Lines (78=>91)

We are running FF ESR 78.14.0. I see that ESR 91.1 is now out. I have seen this article on Firefox ESR release cycle, but not able to find out what the schedule is (ie o… (read more)

We are running FF ESR 78.14.0. I see that ESR 91.1 is now out. I have seen this article on Firefox ESR release cycle, but not able to find out what the schedule is (ie overlap) for 78 and 91 releases. I am trying to do some upgrade planning. I expect 91.2 will auto upgrade and like to know how soon, otherwise I may need to manual update machines.

It would be nice if this page could be kept up to date for the relevant releases.

Driving the question is a specific issue with QuickBooks Payments not working in 78, which I am assuming has to do with something they consider obsolete security wise.

Asked by RangerZ 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Googles Safebrowsing

Hey Mozilla, I just tried a little bit with wireshark and found these safebrowsing.googleapis.com calls. I was quite a bit shocked. Got everything done to get away from g… (read more)

Hey Mozilla, I just tried a little bit with wireshark and found these safebrowsing.googleapis.com calls. I was quite a bit shocked. Got everything done to get away from google services, build my complete online infrastructure upon mozillas suites, mailadresses on relay, and generally FOSS Apps and Software.

I have some questions: - for what specific reason firefox is making the calls? - which data will be transmitted? - how can I block this "feature" entirely in Firefox?

Any answers from the developing team would be highly appreciated!

-- ...and lbnl my opinion: Firefox is/was the Alternative to google to me. So the reason I am using it, is to fight against google and the capitalism conquoring the internet. My thinking is therefore quite a bit black and white. I'm really considering to use another browser because of this hidden google Calls. I mean, even if its only to update the blacklists of URLs, there is absolutely no need to make this Calls in idle state, while the user isn't doing anything. And now I'm thinking what you guys are might calling for hosts in other apps? I mean this is shit. To advertise against occupying the internet in the fight for taking back control, and then you collaborate with the enemy. Maybe I'm completely wrong, but this feels more disturbing than anything else these days.

And if you share my IP on a regular basis with a google host, could YOU be sure, that these requests will not be registered and merged with other meta about myself? When Firefox is sending my IP to this google-Host, right before I was checking a page wich is using recaptchas, it could might be an very easy task to match this both IPs and further combine it with the rest of my metadata. Logically there is no reason for google to separate "the collection of data" and assumingly they are already using this massive amount of IP-Connectiondata in some way.

B.

PS: here you have the answer to the question, if this service is cross-product: "Safe Browsing protections work across Google products and power safer browsing experiences across the Internet." - the Head says: "Keeping over four Billion Devices safer. *shiver*

Asked by B33zle 2 months ago

Answered by B33zle 2 months ago

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Can we control Firefox Home Page Button from Javascript or better way to control it ?

Hi, We facing critical scenario of the our application. I tried to click on Firefox home page button after that i passing specific application URL from browser's search o… (read more)

Hi,

We facing critical scenario of the our application. I tried to click on Firefox home page button after that i passing specific application URL from browser's search option. Then we navigate to dashboard page.

Can we destroy session or remove session data, when we click on homepage button of Firefox? Because we going to completely out of the application when we click on Firefox home page button. And session is still there. I not able to handle during on this process.

Please guide me or provide better way...

Thanks,

Asked by vvineet187 3 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 months ago

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Bookmarks folders flattening when restoring from backup

Until sometime around earlier this year, I was able to use "Import bookmarks from HTML" between different PCs/laptops, and it would always restore everything flawlessly f… (read more)

Until sometime around earlier this year, I was able to use "Import bookmarks from HTML" between different PCs/laptops, and it would always restore everything flawlessly from that backup file: all folders intact, and every single bookmark in the exact order it's been for about 14 years.

But now, whenever I use the Import feature, all folders are flattened/emptied and everything goes into alphabetical order. No matter what I do, they will not load in my uniquely crafted order (based on the sidebar, which I use exclusively). Everything goes into a single unmanageable lump in Bookmarks Menu.

Restoring from JSON makes no difference.

Versions tested from 78ESR all the way to 91. At one point, I went back to 88 and it worked fine for a day or two, but then didn't.

Asked by DanEvs 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Printing to PDF

My wife works on her Firefox browser. She can't print (nor preview) to PDF. Yet she can do this on a Safari or Chrome browser. I share the same computer, but using a diff… (read more)

My wife works on her Firefox browser. She can't print (nor preview) to PDF. Yet she can do this on a Safari or Chrome browser. I share the same computer, but using a different account. I have no problem printing/previewing to PDF on my Firefox browser, when using my account. This problem is not recent.

We use a Mac mini (2018), macOs BigSur 11.5.2, Firefox 78.13.0esr (64-bit)

Thank you for helping with this problem.

Derrick Melbourne, Australia

Asked by derrickbui 3 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

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How to make Firefox ask before closing?

in about:config page the options: browser.tabs.warnOnClose (true - default) browser.tabs.warnOnCloseOtherTabs (true - default) browser.sessionstore.warnOnQuit (false - de… (read more)

in about:config page the options: browser.tabs.warnOnClose (true - default) browser.tabs.warnOnCloseOtherTabs (true - default) browser.sessionstore.warnOnQuit (false - default) browser.warnOnQuit true (true - default)

But when i do Ctrl+q accidentally, it closes the only Firefox window i have. This window has many tabs open. Yes it restore next time, but i want FF to ask me before closing it.

FF 84.0.1 Arch Linux

Asked by #367259 11 months ago

Answered by #367259 11 months ago

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website content incorrect

all of a sudden some website do not show all characters anymore (see attached image). I have tried all trouble shooting from mozilla. Can anyone help me? many thanks, bar… (read more)

all of a sudden some website do not show all characters anymore (see attached image). I have tried all trouble shooting from mozilla. Can anyone help me? many thanks, bart

Asked by bart.myrthe 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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History Clearing

Greetings, I have FF version 90.0.2 64bit when i go into settings to clear my history everything,the history still shows up on my address bar Regards, Dabonz … (read more)

Greetings,

I have FF version 90.0.2 64bit when i go into settings to clear my history everything,the history still shows up on my address bar

Regards, Dabonz

Asked by dabonz 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Restore tab keyboard shortcut not working

For the last few updates of firefox I haven't been able to restore closed tabs with the regular keyboard shortcut (believe it was ctrl+alt+t and now ctrl+shift+t). The sh… (read more)

For the last few updates of firefox I haven't been able to restore closed tabs with the regular keyboard shortcut (believe it was ctrl+alt+t and now ctrl+shift+t). The shortcut simply does nothing at all. It is frustrating as sometimes I close a tab by accident and then I have to go through the whole process clicking to find it instead of being able to bring it back up in half the time using the shortcut. I am on firefox 90.0.

Asked by kats4eva 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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ARE THERE NO DEVELOPERS OF ANY SOFTWARE WHO DO NOT USE GOOGLE SERVICES, THE WORLDS MOST EVIL FOREIGN ESPIONAGE AGENT?

I FIREWALL BLOCK GOOGLE! ARE THERE NO DEVELOPERS OF ANY SOFTWARE ANY WHERE WHO DO NOT USE GOOGLE SERVICES IN THEIR SOFTWARE? GOOGLE IS THE WORLDS MOST EVIL FOREIGN ESPION… (read more)

I FIREWALL BLOCK GOOGLE! ARE THERE NO DEVELOPERS OF ANY SOFTWARE ANY WHERE WHO DO NOT USE GOOGLE SERVICES IN THEIR SOFTWARE? GOOGLE IS THE WORLDS MOST EVIL FOREIGN ESPIONAGE AGENT! HOW STUPID HAS EVERYONE BECOME THAT THEY CANNOT SEE WHAT THEY HAVE DONE TO YOUR PRIVACY? EVERY STINKING PIECE OF CODE I LOOK INTO IN THE OPEN SOURCE WORLD CONTAINS GOOGLE CODE! THEY SPY ON EVERYONE ALL OVER THE WORLD! HOW STUPID HAVE YOU BECOME AMERICA? GET A CLUE! START WRITING YOUR OWN CODE AND AVOID AND BLOCK GOOGLE CODE! DO NOT GET CAUGHT WITH YOUR PANTS DOWN WHEN GOOGLE STARTS DEMANDING YOU SHUT DOWN YOUR WEBSITES BECAUSE YOU DISAGREE WITH THEIR POLICIES! EVER SINCE i HEARD THE STORY ABOUT GOOGLE WRITING CODE AND DOING A PROJECT FOR THE CHINESE MILITARY I HAVE BEEN FIREWALL BLOCKING ALL GOOGLE SERVICES! I HAVE DISCOVERED THAT EVERYONE USES THEIR SERVICES! WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR CODE OR WEBSITE WHEN GOOGLE GOES PERMANENTLY DOWN BECAUSE OF A NUCLEAR STRIKE ON SAN FRANCISCO? i WILL TELL YOU WHEN THAT HAPPENS ALL YOUR WEBSITES GO DOWN AND YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO REMAIN CONNECTED! STOP USING GOOGLE SERVICES! WRITE YOUR OWN SERVICES! THEN YOUR WEBSITES WILL CONTINUE TO FUNCTION WHEN THE WORST CASE SCENARIO OCCURS IN SAN FRANCISCO AND YOU WILL END UP BECOMING THE SAVIORS OF THE WORLD WIDE WEB OF CONNECTIVITY!

Asked by Virgil U 4 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 months ago

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Ebay listing

We are receiving this message from Ebay when attempting to list a product (see below). Any suggestions how to work around it please? Thank you. Did Not Connect: Potentia… (read more)

We are receiving this message from Ebay when attempting to list a product (see below). Any suggestions how to work around it please? Thank you.


Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to scgi.ebay.co.uk because this website requires a secure connection.

What can you do about it?

scgi.ebay.co.uk has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site.

The issue is most likely with the website, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it. You can notify the website’s administrator about the problem.

Asked by nj.m 4 months ago

Answered by nj.m 4 months ago

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How can I start fresh as a new Firefox user?

My switch from the release version to ESR seemed to go well, but my history and many of my settings and data, including my pinned tabs and extensive notes used by add-ons… (read more)

My switch from the release version to ESR seemed to go well, but my history and many of my settings and data, including my pinned tabs and extensive notes used by add-ons, were gone. I managed to reconstruct most of them, but was distressed to find that when Fx updated my ESR version those settings were again gone.

I have again restored most of the lost settings (including the one not to automatically update!) but I know I can't defer Fx updates indefinitely, and I also expect I may want to return at some point to the release version--and I desperately don't want to have to reconstruct my settings any more (or at least more than one last time). I'm not concerned about the loss of my history

Since I'm prepared to note all my settings first, starting fresh seems like a viable solution. I just need to know how (unless you can suggest a better option). I'd be happy with either the release or ESR channel.

Asked by Odin3 4 months ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 4 months ago

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How can I start fresh as a new Firefox user?

My switch from the release version to ESR seemed to go well, but my history and many of my settings and data, including my pinned tabs and extensive notes used by add-ons… (read more)

My switch from the release version to ESR seemed to go well, but my history and many of my settings and data, including my pinned tabs and extensive notes used by add-ons, were gone. I managed to reconstruct most of them, but was distressed to find that when Fx updated my ESR version those settings were again gone.

I have again restored most of the lost settings (including the one not to automatically update!) but I know I can't defer Fx updates indefinitely, and I also expect I may want to return at some point to the release version--and I desperately don't want to have to reconstruct my settings any more (or at least more than one last time). I'm not concerned about the loss of my history

Since I'm prepared to note all my settings first, starting fresh seems like a viable solution. I just need to know how (unless you can suggest a better option). I'd be happy with either the release or ESR channel.

Asked by Odin3 4 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 months ago

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streaming problems

hello. I currently have a problem not being able to stream films on netflix, amazon prime, disney plus using firefox browser. This issue happened overnight. Depending on … (read more)

hello.

I currently have a problem not being able to stream films on netflix, amazon prime, disney plus using firefox browser. This issue happened overnight. Depending on the site a certain error code message will pop up then the same yellow bar at the top says "the widevineCdm plugin has crashed..." i have reloaded the page, sent the report. uninstalled and installed firefox...but the issue continues. This happened roughtly 2 weeks ago and the problem hasnt resolved itself. Safari allows me to stream most sites barr disney plus. Can anyone help. I've tried many of the things google has suggested and it hasnt fixed the problem. I have tried chrome also, there seems to be the same issue. does anyone have suggestions

Asked by eshy_g 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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CIRA Canadian Sheild

Hello, I just read an article from CIRA (Canadian Internet Registration Authority), dated July 8, 2021: https://www.cira.ca/blog/canadian-shield/mozilla-firefox-cira-cana… (read more)

Hello,

I just read an article from CIRA (Canadian Internet Registration Authority), dated July 8, 2021: https://www.cira.ca/blog/canadian-shield/mozilla-firefox-cira-canadian-shield?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=organic-email&utm_campaign=FY21&utm_content=the-dot-11

In it, they write, "Mozilla is enabling CIRA Canadian Shield as the default trusted recursive resolver (TRR) for Canadian Firefox users." I'm such a user. I also know *just* enough about the vast electronic highway system called the "Internet" to know I need safety and security measures in place.

I'm using FF 78.12 on MacOS Sierra.

I thought I'd see if CIRA Canadian Shield was the default proxy by going to Preferences > General > Network Settings. "Enable DNS over HTTPS" is selected, and the default provider is "Cloudflare." I clicked the drop down menu to see if CIRA Canadian Shield was offered as a selection. Alas, it is not. So, I selected "Custom" and typed in "CIRA Canadian Shield" (without quotation marks) and pressed "OK."

My questions are:

1) Is Mozilla enabling CIRA Canadian Shield by default as suggested in the article? 2) If so, why is it not indicated in the drop down menu? 3) Have I enabled CIRA Canadian Shield by typing it in the name as a custom proxy server?

Thank you for your help in advance. Please note, I have a rudimentary understanding of how this all works, so your simplified and somewhat non-technical answers are appreciated.

Asked by IngT 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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importing bookmarks empties folders I have created

I do not use the sync function to keep my bookmarks up to date on separate computers. I have a location on a server that I can access from any of my machines. Usually I i… (read more)

I do not use the sync function to keep my bookmarks up to date on separate computers. I have a location on a server that I can access from any of my machines. Usually I import and export to html bookmark file.

I have organized my bookmarks into various folders. When I attempted to update one of my boxes, all the bookmarks were removed from the folders and placed in a huge list in Other Bookmarks. The folder structure did not change, but all the folders were empty.

I tried to use a json file as an alternative, but this also had the same result.

I run Debian Linux on all my machines, if that matters.

What could be the problem?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Scottzzz 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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Change primary email address on Firefox Account

I need to Change my primary email address on my Firefox Account. HOWEVER, my old MAIN email address is defunct. The servers have been shut down & I no longer have a… (read more)

I need to Change my primary email address on my Firefox Account. HOWEVER, my old MAIN email address is defunct. The servers have been shut down & I no longer have access to it. I have my secondary email attached but it will not let me change it without sending a code to my old email. PLEASE HELP!

Asked by Buddy Lee 5 months ago

Answered by Buddy Lee 5 months ago

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sending email

Something new is happening - there is a slow and very obstructing problem in sending emails - I can receive emails normally but when I try to reply or to send a message, … (read more)

Something new is happening - there is a slow and very obstructing problem in sending emails - I can receive emails normally but when I try to reply or to send a message, a yellow bar appears telling me there is a huge content slowing my process and asks me to click 'stop' or 'wait' It now takes 15 - 20 minutes to wait to send a message This has never happened before and has been happening for two days now. Please correct this problem. Thank you

Asked by lizardiharp 5 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 5 months ago