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Firefox prompts me to download files instead of opening them...

This happens to me and many other people all the time. It always happens with .swf files since I can remember, for security reasons. But it also very often started happen… (læs mere)

This happens to me and many other people all the time. It always happens with .swf files since I can remember, for security reasons. But it also very often started happening with .pdf files and other file types. Now it happens with .txt files and it's the straw that breaks the camel's back. Inconsistently so as well since when I open it from the website it prompts to download and not when I open the file locally.

This is such a problem that this add-on had to be made https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/open-in-browser/?utm_content=addons-manager-reviews-link&utm_medium=firefox-browser&utm_source=firefox-browser And as you can see it is rather popular. Shouldn't Firefox solve this bug (no it's not a feature or quirk) once and for all?

How can I do the same without an add-on?

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Remove URL from search suggestions but not all URLs from that domain

A website I visit often has an annoying splash page I'd rather not have to go through every time I go there so how do I remove the default url that shows up in the sugges… (læs mere)

A website I visit often has an annoying splash page I'd rather not have to go through every time I go there so how do I remove the default url that shows up in the suggestions but not the page I actually use which has never shown up above the default url once?

For reference this I am using firfox on linux

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How to know which Firefox version is associated to a given profile?

Hi, I have reinstalled my Debian, keeping of course my `/home`. New Firefox version is `68.12.0esr`. A new profile has been created, but I need the old one which I can s… (læs mere)

Hi,

I have reinstalled my Debian, keeping of course my `/home`. New Firefox version is `68.12.0esr`. A new profile has been created, but I need the old one which I can set as default in the profile manager at the url `about:profiles`, but Firefox tells me "Using an older version of Firefox can corrupt bookmarks and browsing history.....". So, it seems I need to install the same version of Firefox I had before, but I don't know which one it was, and I would like to avoid to make many trials.

Is there a mean to know which Firefox version is associated to a given profile?

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Intruder site

I am positive about Firefox is the most secure browser and have evidence of it. Nevertheless the following site could traspass the Firefox barriers: https://www.eldestape… (læs mere)

I am positive about Firefox is the most secure browser and have evidence of it. Nevertheless the following site could traspass the Firefox barriers: https://www.eldestapeweb.com/ I am concerned on the survival of Free World and consecuently of Free Software. I guess the above mentioned site belongs to a parapolitical official organization. I consider that for it's job obtained tech help from some powerful international group. The average user of Firefox is unprevented of this issue. I am not asking for help in my behalf, because I have the necesary time to help myself. I suggest the Mozilla guys to investigate the facts. Sincery yours, Edgardo Colombo Buenos Aires.

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Firefox Automatically Redirecting from HTTP to HTTPS [Resolved]

I just hit a bug in Firefox that was a real time eater for me. Firefox was automatically redirecting to https for a website even when I typed in the full url http://192.1… (læs mere)

I just hit a bug in Firefox that was a real time eater for me.

Firefox was automatically redirecting to https for a website even when I typed in the full url http://192.168.138.210:80. It would always redirect even if there was no server listening at port 80! Even, if I added query parameters like ?q=123456, it still did it.

I had set up the web server to listen on port 80 at 192.168.138.210 and I could never get firefox to load the http page. I created a simple node http server and the same issue occurred. I finally realized that it was the browser was doing the https redirect. I disabled all extensions and it still occurred. I tried `Private Window` and the issue went away. Chrome was fine. I also tested `wget` and it was fine.

Once I realized the Firefox profile was the issue, I then cleared the cache in the browser and presto, problem went away.

I cannot repeat this error in Firefox so a Bug report is probably not warranted. In hindsight, I should have made a copy of the profile :(

Hope this information helps someone else avoid the pain of this and also a simple warning to those testing new web servers, don't assume any complex web browser is doing the right thing, use simple tools like wget or netcat to see whats going on at the lowest possible level before passing blame.

Here are a couple of goto *nix tests I have used:

Netcat trick to send a request to http://192.168.138.210:80/ % printf "GET / HTTP/1.0\r\n\r\n" | nc 192.168.138.210 80

Handy wget script that gives all the necessities of more complex calls like https for troubleshooting certificate resolution etc.: % curl -v -I --insecure https://google.com 2>&1 | egrep -v '^> |^< |^{|^}|^* T|^* AL|^ 0'

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I cannot log in to bank after newest Firefox update

I get an error message now when I try to log in to my bank. I have 2 pc's, one Linux, the other Microsoft and Firefox on both. I get an error message when I try to log in… (læs mere)

I get an error message now when I try to log in to my bank. I have 2 pc's, one Linux, the other Microsoft and Firefox on both. I get an error message when I try to log in-PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR. How do I fix this or is it the bank's security certificate not keeping up? If I use the Edge browser, I can log in, just not on Firefox. I have no problem with any other website.

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Developer.Android.Com Website messed-up

Hi, has anyone encountered this problem also? The website https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/manifest/application-element display is messed-up. Please check the … (læs mere)

Hi, has anyone encountered this problem also? The website https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/manifest/application-element display is messed-up. Please check the attached images. I'm running Firefox 81.0.2 (64-bit) on Ubuntu.

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Hik Vision No plugin detected.

Can anyone help. I get the following error, I've added codec to my Linux OS but while using Firefox to login to my Hik Vision camera IP I get No plugin detected. In the s… (læs mere)

Can anyone help. I get the following error, I've added codec to my Linux OS but while using Firefox to login to my Hik Vision camera IP I get No plugin detected.

In the suppliers help I get works with Windows and Firefox 52 and above.

I'm on Linux Pop OS using Firefox 81.0.2 (64-bit)

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Firefix home page wont'load, remains blank

I'm using Firefox browser on Linux mint, my Firefox homepage which is the default option wont load and remain blank no matter what. What should I do, please help. I reall… (læs mere)

I'm using Firefox browser on Linux mint, my Firefox homepage which is the default option wont load and remain blank no matter what. What should I do, please help. I really need it.

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Addon popups (e.g. uBlock origin) do not contain anything on Nightly

Starting from the last week (as far as I can tell), the uBlock popup is not displaying anything on nightly (works fine on stable). Sometimes it displays the content befor… (læs mere)

Starting from the last week (as far as I can tell), the uBlock popup is not displaying anything on nightly (works fine on stable). Sometimes it displays the content before quickly going back to a blank state, but I have not been able to find out why.

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Is there different file system between windows and linux? Exporting browsing history from linux to windows

Due to printer software I am forced to migrate family laptop from linux mint to windows 10 Both systems use version 82.0 (64bit), firefox just got installed on fresh wind… (læs mere)

Due to printer software I am forced to migrate family laptop from linux mint to windows 10 Both systems use version 82.0 (64bit), firefox just got installed on fresh windows 10 install, I opened it browsed a little to create history files and closed to swap it with linux history/passwords/tabs/bookmarks But in windows 10 firefox seem to have different file structure, and didn't recognize old version Have file structure changed or there are steps I missed or (unlikely) I messed up with file location, main mozilla/firefox folder path is still there

Will online synchronization of firefox just be as good as hard file copy from one system from another? I think this might be easiest, yet not perfect solution

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Can's change font in Firefox

In settings I've found font settings. My default font is DejaVu (Serif, Sans, Mono) After changing font (type and size) noting is going on. Even after restart. I disabled… (læs mere)

In settings I've found font settings. My default font is DejaVu (Serif, Sans, Mono)

After changing font (type and size) noting is going on. Even after restart. I disabled option to let wep pages set their own font.

The most important thing for me is to have working "Minimal font size".

To sum up. I can change everything in advanced font settings but there is no result on web pages.

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Why gmail functions stopped working.

gmail functions like archive and many clicks has stopped working which is very annoying. Have to start chrome to do the work. Using firefox latest version on Linux. Any o… (læs mere)

gmail functions like archive and many clicks has stopped working which is very annoying. Have to start chrome to do the work. Using firefox latest version on Linux. Any one else facing this ?

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Why add-ons won't start with firefox.

Why add-ons won't start with Firefox? Every time I need to manually disable and enable extensions Privacy Badger, uBlockOrigin (Privacy out of the box extensions) for it… (læs mere)

Why add-ons won't start with Firefox? Every time I need to manually disable and enable extensions Privacy Badger, uBlockOrigin (Privacy out of the box extensions) for it to be working, that is, they don't work upon start up. I have deleted the .mozilla folder in my Linux machine to reset firefox and it starts with add-ons only one time; when starting a second time, add-ons don't appear in the toolbar yet they are "enabled" but not working. As previously stated, I need to enable them manually.

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