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I am unable to sync to my account. The email gets returned.

I have had problems with Firefox Sync for a while. I often reinstall operating systems I use. After each reinstall, I try to sync to my account. I get denied. The email g… (read more)

I have had problems with Firefox Sync for a while.

I often reinstall operating systems I use. After each reinstall, I try to sync to my account. I get denied. The email gets returned.

I have bypassed this problem a number of times. I am not sure about the exact solution, but either waiting for 24 hours since last attempt to login or fiddling with Firefox Sync settings through my phone which is already logged in seemed to have helped.

Fiddling with phone settings does not work anymore. It may have never worked. I have not waited 24 hours since last attempt to login as well, so that could be the fix I am looking for. However, the main problem I have, is that I cannot bypass it in any other way. I am able to login to Firefox Screenshots for example with my account, but I cannot sign in to my Firefox account itself. It is not a good user experience.

I understand that this might be used for my own sake, to protect my account from potential intruders...however, I am very dissatisfied with not being able to sign it to my account for over couple of days because of such restrictions.

I do not think anyone can do anything about this, it will probably require redesigning existing safety measures just to deal with this obscure problem. I will wait for 24 hours and will update this post after I get the result. Maybe I can help someone else who is on the same boat as I am. I could not see similar problem on the internet other than a few, of which did not portray the problem in a way that I found relatable.

But maybe there is another way unbeknownst to me.

Either way, thank you for reading. I hope you have a nice day.

Asked by 0rganic 1 year ago

Answered by stomlinson 1 year ago

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How to fix network protocol error?

I have been getting the following error message on various websites, including Google, Deviantart and others: Network Protocol Error Firefox has experienced a network pro… (read more)

I have been getting the following error message on various websites, including Google, Deviantart and others:

Network Protocol Error

Firefox has experienced a network protocol violation that cannot be repaired.

The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because an error in the network protocol was detected.

   Please contact the web site owners to inform them of this problem.

Refreshing the page makes the page load properly, but the error keeps occuring.

I'm using Firefox version 65.0, which seems to be up to date. I have tried reinstalling Firefox and creating a new profile, but the problem persists. My Windows version is 8.1. I am currently using the following add-ons: McAfee WebAdvisor version 7.0.0.17912 uBlock Origin version 1.18.4

Possibly related: some sites are not displaying image thumbnails on first load, or are displaying them incorrectly; e.g., Youtube will sometimes display the thumbnails from a previous search on a new search.

Any help will be apprectiated, thanks in advance.

Asked by Brodio 1 year ago

Last reply by Keith Tysinger 1 year ago

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Only youtube.com keeps redirecting me and only one account any way to prevent this? (PC)

TypeError: player is null pauseVideo moz-extension://40d0b2eb-c8e8-447c-91bb-6f900c52e279/scripts/ythd.js:123:6 onNavigateFinish moz-extension://40d0b2eb-c8e8-447c-91bb-… (read more)

TypeError: player is null

pauseVideo moz-extension://40d0b2eb-c8e8-447c-91bb-6f900c52e279/scripts/ythd.js:123:6 onNavigateFinish moz-extension://40d0b2eb-c8e8-447c-91bb-6f900c52e279/scripts/ythd.js:118:3 fire https://www.youtube.com/yts/jsbin/desktop_polymer-vfl9gefLf/desktop_polymer.js:196:139 pageRequestFinished/k< https://www.youtube.com/yts/jsbin/desktop_polymer-vfl9gefLf/desktop_polymer.js:14057:390 <anonym> self-hosted:974:17 d.addChildPromise_/e.child

Asked by Jeiblowy 1 year ago

Answered by Jeiblowy 1 year ago

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Firefox latest broken?

Firefox automated update breaks it. After it is broken, downloaded Firefox compressed file firefox-64.0.tar.bz2 twice. Extracted to Downloads directory. Wouldn't run afte… (read more)

Firefox automated update breaks it. After it is broken, downloaded Firefox compressed file firefox-64.0.tar.bz2 twice. Extracted to Downloads directory. Wouldn't run after extraction and running Firefox binary. Twice. Downloaded. Extracted. Wouldn't run. Broken. From the directory of the extracted binary, tried to run the firefox binary from a terminal. Native Mozilla Iceweasel runs instead. The following is the output: knoppix@Microknoppix:~/Downloads/firefox$ firefox (process:4452): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion `sys_page_size == 0' failed FoxyProxy settingsDir: /home/knoppix/.mozilla/firefox/lllxrd8r.default-1529708858245/foxyproxy.xml I have Knoppix 7.2.0 in perfect health. Before automatic update, firefox used to run. Tor browser based on Firefox runs. Google Chrome based on Firefox runs. Everything else runs. This is for your information. Sent messages to forum and community. No response.

Regards,
Rajib

Asked by bkpsusmitaa 1 year ago

Last reply by bkpsusmitaa 1 year ago

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Synching between computers, old computer has an error.

Hey, guys. I got a new laptop as a christmas present, and have been trying to synch bookmarks between my old craptop and it. Surprise surprise, the craptop is erroring wh… (read more)

Hey, guys. I got a new laptop as a christmas present, and have been trying to synch bookmarks between my old craptop and it. Surprise surprise, the craptop is erroring when I try to synch. I have the error log here, but, as I am new to the site, don't know how to add it to my post, other than by copy/pasting the contents, and it is too long to do that. So... might need to let me know how to do that. Sorry.

Asked by HelpMePleaseThankYou 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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We have a wordpress page with the tableau graphs tool and it loads properly on both chrome and edge, but we get an error message in firefox anyone know why?

We built a WordPress page with various graphs to display data using the Tableau app, it works great on Chrome and Edge but when we went to test it on Firefox we got an er… (read more)

We built a WordPress page with various graphs to display data using the Tableau app, it works great on Chrome and Edge but when we went to test it on Firefox we got an error message and the graphs won't display. Any idea why or how we can fix it?

Webpage (graphs are in the toggles): https://www.somervision2040.com/somervision-numbers/ Error message: http://www.somervision2040.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/11/error.png

Asked by vnasci 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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send a message for misfuction

Ripeto i miei dati: windows 10 aggiornato; kaspersky internet security; tutto funziona perfettamente. Oggi ho aggiornato a Firefox 63. Da ieri mi appare che i segnalibri … (read more)

Ripeto i miei dati: windows 10 aggiornato; kaspersky internet security; tutto funziona perfettamente. Oggi ho aggiornato a Firefox 63. Da ieri mi appare che i segnalibri non possono funzionare correttamente. Ho seguito tutte le vostre possibili soluzioni ed aiuti. Da ultimo ho provato a ripristinare i segnalibri; mi dice che non posso salvare il backup. Cosa posso fare. Grazie. SOCREMBERGAMO

Asked by socrembergamo 1 year ago

Answered by socrembergamo 1 year ago

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How to fix "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional"

On one of our machines, we get the message > The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. S… (read more)

On one of our machines, we get the message

> The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem.

According to the user, this started after we upgraded the machine to MacOS 10.14 Mojave. We already tried to

  • restart the computer
  • start Firefox in safe mode
  • reinstall Firefox
  • move places.sqlite to have Firefox create a new one
  • create a new profile
  • refresh Firefox
  • granted Firefox full disk access under "System Preferences - Security & Privacy - Privacy"

all without success. I even tried to open places.sqlite with sqlite3, but wasn't able to find any tables, despite the file being +500kb.

The integrity verification of the places database produced the following output:

Task: checkIntegrity - Unable to check places.sqlite integrity: Error: Could not open connection to /home/g001570/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/scuoog8q.default-1541591890759/places.sqlite: 2153971714

> Task: invalidateCaches - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: checkCoherence - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: expire - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: originFrecencyStats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: vacuum - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: stats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

> Task: _refreshUI - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

This error code (0x80630002) leads me to "NS_ERROR_STORAGE_IOERR". Is this a correct assumption?

I'm wondering whether there are ways to find the original error that caused Firefox to show this error message (like "could not open file xy"), or is there a debug log that can be used to get more information about this problem? What's also puzzling me is the fact that this error persists even with a new profile or a fresh install.

Any help or advice appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Asked by pvitt 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Upon install, I get message 'Firefox has stopped working'. 'A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.'

Upon install, I get message 'Firefox has stopped working'. 'A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.' 'Please close the program'. But the program never o… (read more)

Upon install, I get message 'Firefox has stopped working'. 'A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.' 'Please close the program'. But the program never opens. I just simply close the dialog box.

Asked by Phillipp 1 year ago

Last reply by Phillipp 1 year ago

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my firefox doesn't sync the bookmarks

my firefox in my computer doesn't sync the bookmarks, and I typed :about:sync-log and I opened the last file: error-sync-1540522066731.txt it shows: 1540522066692 Sync.L… (read more)

my firefox in my computer doesn't sync the bookmarks, and I typed :about:sync-log and I opened the last file: error-sync-1540522066731.txt

it shows:

1540522066692 Sync.LogManager DEBUG Flushing file log 1540522066700 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Global Score threshold hit, triggering sync. 1540522066718 Sync.Service DEBUG User-Agent: Firefox/62.0.3 (Intel Mac OS X 10.13) FxSync/1.64.0.20181001155545.desktop 1540522066719 Sync.Service INFO Starting sync at 2018-10-26 10:47:46 in browser session AUEU3F8W7hkZ 1540522066719 Sync.Service DEBUG In sync: should login. 1540522066719 Sync.Service INFO User logged in successfully - verifying login. 1540522066723 Sync.BrowserIDManager DEBUG unlockAndVerifyAuthState re-fetched credentials and is returning: error.login.reason.account 1540522066723 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.login: error.login.reason.account => error.login.reason.account 1540522066723 Sync.Status DEBUG Status.service: error.login.failed => error.login.failed 1540522066724 Sync.Service DEBUG Fetching unlocked auth state returned error.login.reason.account 1540522066724 Sync.ErrorHandler ERROR Sync encountered a login error 1540522066725 Sync.SyncScheduler DEBUG Clearing sync triggers and the global score. 1540522066728 Sync.Service DEBUG Exception calling WrappedLock: Error: Login failed: error.login.reason.account (resource://services-sync/service.js:868:15) JS Stack trace: onNotify@service.js:868:15 1540522066729 Sync.Service DEBUG Not syncing: login returned false.

what should I do now?

Asked by hidamali 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Lately I often get message that I am unable to reach Mozilla's servers. I had to reinstall Firefox recently and my sync was incomplete (no logins, no history)

Lately I often get message that I am unable to reach Mozilla's servers. I live in Russia and my IP is Russian too. I had to reinstall Firefox recently and my sync was inc… (read more)

Lately I often get message that I am unable to reach Mozilla's servers. I live in Russia and my IP is Russian too. I had to reinstall Firefox recently and my sync was incomplete (no logins, no history, no bookmarks) even though I had that checked in before. Could it be external problem because of recent Telegram blockings in Russia? Or is it only me?

Asked by bogema 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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bookmarks do not sync across devices

Firefox no longer seems to be syncing my bookmarks among devices. In particular, the bookmarks I add on my work iMac do not sync to my android phone or my home macbook p… (read more)

Firefox no longer seems to be syncing my bookmarks among devices. In particular, the bookmarks I add on my work iMac do not sync to my android phone or my home macbook pro. I have done the following things to attempt to get things working:

1. Turned off firefox sync on all devices and then back on. 2. Deleted my firefox sync account and recreated it. 3. Deleted and reinstalled firefox on both my android phone and my macbook pro

I have also gone to about:sync-log and see that I seem to have lots of sync errors. I've attached a screenshot of the sync-log screen. I can't seem to attach the txt file of the latest error log, so I'm attaching two screen shots of it as well.

If anyone can help me out, I'd certainly appreciate it!

Edit: Here's a pastebin link of the error log: https://pastebin.mozilla.org/9086433

Asked by hartfordmove 2 years ago

Answered by hartfordmove 1 year ago

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Sync fails sync Bookmarks on one PC only.

I've recently noticed lots of error-sync logs in the %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<My Profile>\weave\logs folder. My sync is set up to handle Bookmarks and Hi… (read more)

I've recently noticed lots of error-sync logs in the %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<My Profile>\weave\logs folder. My sync is set up to handle Bookmarks and History only.

I have 4 devices, 2 PCs - both Firefox 56.0.2 32-bit and 2 Android devices (latest Firefox, not sure of version). All 4 were previously set to sync together, Bookmarks/History.

One of the PCs (Windows 7 x64) - has the logs, but I've read numerous articles online on how to fix Sync myself or correct a corrupted places.sqlite database as that's what the error log seems to be suggesting is wrong.

Running check integrity against places.sqlite gives me this:

> Task: checkIntegrity - Unable to check database integrity > Task: checkCoherence - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: expire - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: vacuum - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: stats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: _refreshUI - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

I have tried to repeat the process in safe mode and with a clear (new) profile - the issue persists. I have deleted places.sqlite (after making a backup) to see if sync suddenly starts working - but the bookmark related issue simply returns.

I have signed out on all devices, changed my sync password and logged in on just the PCs (for now until the problem is resolved). I have deleted all bookmarks on the 'problem' PC, then re-imported them from Internet Explorer on the other PC, then reactivated sync - this seems to initially work but once the 'problem' PC has the bookmarks, it tries to sync them and the errors return.

The error in question appears to be this:

1527797240532 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks WARN Error while backing up bookmarks, but continuing with sync: Error: Error(s) encountered during statement execution: database disk image is malformed (resource://gre/modules/Sqlite.jsm:823:25) JS Stack trace: handleCompletion@Sqlite.jsm:823:25 1527797240534 Sync.BrowserIDManager DEBUG _ensureValidToken already has one 1527797240543 Sync.Engine.Bookmarks DEBUG Successfully wrote previousFailed.

I can supply the entire file if required or put it on pastebin.

The only real issue I'm having is that I simply want my history/bookmarks (but nothing else) shared between all my devices that use Firefox, be it quantum or 56.0.2.

I have not tried Firefox Quantum (as numerous add-ons I use are unsupported and I didn't want to simply switch without a road back). I did try Firefox 52.0.8 ESR but the first thing it did was delete my places.sqlite so I wasn't able to reproduce the problem I'm having as I don't want to lose my history data (bookmarks are stored primarily in IE for convenience and simply imported when I need them as I use 'PlainOldFavorites' extension).

This looks like a bug with firefox sync or a corrupt file, but since I've cleared places.sqlite and let FF recreate it, I'm at a loss. If you need any further information to help solve this, I'm happy to provide as much as possible.

Thanks for any suggestions you can offer :)

Asked by arkane78 1 year ago

Answered by arkane78 1 year ago

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Sync not working on one system

I have several system that all use Firefox and are configured to use sync. All of them, but this one sync fine. The one with the issue is on a RHEL 7.5 host and is runni… (read more)

I have several system that all use Firefox and are configured to use sync. All of them, but this one sync fine. The one with the issue is on a RHEL 7.5 host and is running FireFox 52.8.0. What is odd is that I was able to register the system with sync, but when I click on the sync icon, nothing happens. The sync logs indicate some errors:

1527247286244	FirefoxAccounts	ERROR	FxA rejecting with error UNKNOWN_ERROR, details: [Exception... "Component returned failure code: 0x80004005 (NS_ERROR_FAILURE) [nsIKeyObjectFactory.keyFromString]"  nsresult: "0x80004005 (NS_ERROR_FAILURE)"  location: "JS frame :: resource://services-crypto/utils.js :: makeHMACKey :: line 120"  data: no] Stack trace: makeHMACKey()@resource://services-crypto/utils.js:120 < hkdf()@resource://services-crypto/utils.js:144 < deriveHawkCredentials()@resource://services-common/hawkrequest.js:132 < this.FxAccountsClient.prototype.signCertificate()@resource://gre/modules/FxAccountsClient.jsm:315 < FxAccountsInternal.prototype.getCertificateSigned()@resource://gre/modules/FxAccounts.jsm:986 < FxAccountsInternal.prototype.getKeypairAndCertificate<()@resource://gre/modules/FxAccounts.jsm:1060 < TaskImpl_run()@resource://gre/modules/Task.jsm:319 < Handler.prototype.process()@resource://gre/modules/Promise.jsm -> resource://gre/modules/Promise-backend.js:932 < this.PromiseWalker.walkerLoop()@resource://gre/modules/Promise.jsm -> resource://gre/modules/Promise-backend.js:813 < this.PromiseWalker.scheduleWalkerLoop/<()@resource://gre/modules/Promise.jsm -> resource://gre/modules/Promise-backend.js:747
1527247286244	FirefoxAccounts	ERROR	Could not retrieve profile data: Error: UNKNOWN_ERROR (resource://gre/modules/FxAccounts.jsm:1484:18) JS Stack trace: FxAccountsInternal.prototype._error@FxAccounts.jsm:1484:18 < FxAccountsInternal.prototype._errorToErrorClass@FxAccounts.jsm:1479:12 < FxAccountsInternal.prototype.getOAuthToken<@FxAccounts.jsm:1415:13 < TaskImpl_run@Task.jsm:320:42 < Handler.prototype.process@Promise-backend.js:935:21 < this.PromiseWalker.walkerLoop@Promise-backend.js:813:7 < this.PromiseWalker.scheduleWalkerLoop/<@Promise-backend.js:747:11
1527247286246	FirefoxAccounts	ERROR	Could not retrieve profile data: Error: UNKNOWN_ERROR (resource://gre/modules/FxAccounts.jsm:1484:18) JS Stack trace: FxAccountsInternal.prototype._error@FxAccounts.jsm:1484:18 < FxAccountsInternal.prototype._errorToErrorClass@FxAccounts.jsm:1479:12 < FxAccountsInternal.prototype.getOAuthToken<@FxAccounts.jsm:1415:13 < TaskImpl_run@Task.jsm:320:42 < Handler.prototype.process@Promise-backend.js:935:21 < this.PromiseWalker.walkerLoop@Promise-backend.js:813:7 < this.PromiseWalker.scheduleWalkerLoop/<@Promise-backend.js:747:11
1527247286246	FirefoxAccounts	ERROR	FxA rejecting with error UNKNOWN_ERROR, details: Error: UNKNOWN_ERROR (resource://gre/modules/FxAccounts.jsm:1484:18) JS Stack trace: FxAccountsInternal.prototype._error@FxAccounts.jsm:1484:18 < FxAccountsInternal.prototype._errorToErrorClass@FxAccounts.jsm:1479:12 < FxAccountsInternal.prototype.getOAuthToken<@FxAccounts.jsm:1415:13 < TaskImpl_run@Task.jsm:320:42 < Handler.prototype.process@Promise-backend.js:935:21 < this.PromiseWalker.walkerLoop@Promise-backend.js:813:7 < this.PromiseWalker.scheduleWalkerLoop/<@Promise-backend.js:747:11
1527247286246	FirefoxAccounts	ERROR	FxA rejecting with error UNKNOWN_ERROR, details: Error: UNKNOWN_ERROR (resource://gre/modules/FxAccounts.jsm:1484:18) JS Stack trace: FxAccountsInternal.prototype._error@FxAccounts.jsm:1484:18 < FxAccountsInternal.prototype._errorToErrorClass@FxAccounts.jsm:1479:12 < FxAccountsInternal.prototype.getOAuthToken<@FxAccounts.jsm:1415:13 < TaskImpl_run@Task.jsm:320:42 < Handler.prototype.process@Promise-backend.js:935:21 < this.PromiseWalker.walkerLoop@Promise-backend.js:813:7 < this.PromiseWalker.scheduleWalkerLoop/<@Promise-backend.js:747:11
1527247286248	FirefoxAccounts	ERROR	Error: UNKNOWN_ERROR (resource://gre/modules/FxAccounts.jsm:1484:18) JS Stack trace: FxAccountsInternal.prototype._error@FxAccounts.jsm:1484:18 < FxAccountsInternal.prototype._errorToErrorClass@FxAccounts.jsm:1479:12 < FxAccountsInternal.prototype.getSignedInUserProfile/<@FxAccounts.jsm:1524:35

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Asked by irishjd 2 years ago

Last reply by Shadow110 2 years ago

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Thousands of errors on every page, but none shows in the console

Since Friday 25/5/2018 Firefox Developer Toolbar (SHIFT + F2) shows me hundreds if not thousands of errors on every page I visit, but if I click on the counter it'll show… (read more)

Since Friday 25/5/2018 Firefox Developer Toolbar (SHIFT + F2) shows me hundreds if not thousands of errors on every page I visit, but if I click on the counter it'll show the Developer Console with 0 or almost 0 errors.

Just to make an example on this page it's showing me 663 errors, but if I open the console it only shows 2(3) warnings and 1 error. On some pages after a few minutes it reached 4k+ errors.

Firefox ESR 52.8.0. Yes I tried to launch firefox in safe mode and in fact I'm using the safe mode right now to write this post, but nothing really changes.

Asked by agog 2 years ago

Answered by agog 2 years ago

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The confirmation email we sent to ******@******.com was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data.

I have already received the confirmation email and successfully verified the email address. When trying to log in to sync the browser on a second computer I get the error… (read more)

I have already received the confirmation email and successfully verified the email address. When trying to log in to sync the browser on a second computer I get the error message above.

Asked by rcwilkes12 2 years ago

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SSL: "I understand the risks" is missing when connecting to youtube.com

I am running into un-bypassable SSL errors with youtube.com. There is no "I understand the risks" option. The reason for the errors is lack of a real time clock on my s… (read more)

I am running into un-bypassable SSL errors with youtube.com. There is no "I understand the risks" option. The reason for the errors is lack of a real time clock on my system. I want to troubleshoot the lack of a bypass.

This page claims Youtube uses HSTS, whatever that is, which is not bypassable. That is not true because Qupzilla bypasses all SSL errors fine with a single setting "Ignore all SSL warnings". Chromium has the startup switch --ignore-certificate-errors which does the same thing.

I have already tried the "skip cert errors" plugin with no luck. How may I, the user, direct this open source software to do what I ask of it?

Asked by Jason_25 3 years ago

Last reply by Jason_25 3 years ago

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Firefox downloads not working

The date is May 12, 2016. With any browser If I go to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=paidsearch&utm_campaign=sitelink&… (read more)

Asked by LAPIII 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago