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DDG has been set as my default engine. This (v.63) FF setting is reliable and consistent. i.e. it sticks. Alas, changing the 'Privacy and Security' Settings in FF wipes o… (læs mere)

DDG has been set as my default engine. This (v.63) FF setting is reliable and consistent. i.e. it sticks.

Alas, changing the 'Privacy and Security' Settings in FF wipes out the default DDG Search settings. (and no, this never used to happen).

For example, clicking on DDG's Search Results no longer open in a new tab and all the DDG Search settings are reset to their default. This is consistent, repeatable and happens after customizing Cookies and Trackers in FF Settings. (I have no idea about any other Search Engines)

Yes, I deleted all the .sqlite files and .js files and re-installed FF. Generally I 'pulled my hair out' trying to find the cause. Even add-on offed Privacy Badger, uMatrix & uBlockOrigin (to no avail.)

I don't like to be bald and hope FF will buy me a wig for my travails.

Solution? Keep FF 'Privacy and Security' Settings at their defaults....

Hope this helps someone else as it took me a few weeks... Devs? Hah!

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Firefox loads other websites but not http://iopscience.iop.org/

Safari does. I've read a bunch of the articles about fixing problems, but feel I'm just going round 'n' round in circles. No. Clearing cache and cookies does *not* fix th… (læs mere)

Safari does. I've read a bunch of the articles about fixing problems, but feel I'm just going round 'n' round in circles. No. Clearing cache and cookies does *not* fix the problem. What have I not looked at? What am I doing wrong? Can you tell that I'm really really frustrated? Yup

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how do I completely remove duckduckgo?

Greetings, I have been exclusively using Firefox forever and happy with it until a friend said "Hey, try this" and tacked duckduckgo on top of it - and I'm sure it does a… (læs mere)

Greetings, I have been exclusively using Firefox forever and happy with it until a friend said "Hey, try this" and tacked duckduckgo on top of it - and I'm sure it does a great job - but I have since then noticed some browsing oddities relative to Firefox pre-duckduckgo and I want to remove it that I may compare before and after performances.

But I can't find it anywhere and as I am allergic to, and highly suspicious of, anything I can't track down and remove from my system if I so desire, I REALLY want it gone, at least until I find out more about its characteristics.

So question #1 = is it really that useful, and #2 = how do I remove it regardless? Thanks for the feedback.

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New Firefox version every other day. DuckDuckGo search attempts result in crashed tabs.

Hi, The subject two inputs are for developers if they are reachable. I found a Firefox feedback process once, but cannot find it again, since the organization prefers to… (læs mere)

Hi,

The subject two inputs are for developers if they are reachable. I found a Firefox feedback process once, but cannot find it again, since the organization prefers to not be contacted.

On Firefox version 67 now, and I suppose 68 will be out in a few days in light of what we've been seeing.

DuckDuckGo is an add-on and my homepage. Searches from the page and address bar result in a a crashed tab error page; this behavior is new as of this afternoon Pacific Time. I guess it applies to 67 and not 66, now that I think on it.

Off to Bing.

Have a good day, Matthew

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Some websites such as boots.com or johnlewis.com work normally except unable view other customers product reviews?

Sorry not a technical person but as an example https://www.johnlewis.com/eaziglide-neverstick2-non-stick-milk-pan-16cm/p2185188 On other browsers if you click on an item … (læs mere)

Sorry not a technical person but as an example https://www.johnlewis.com/eaziglide-neverstick2-non-stick-milk-pan-16cm/p2185188 On other browsers if you click on an item you will be able to then click on customers reviews which appear. In Firefox the option to look at customers reviews is not present. I am using an iMac late 2012 model running El Capitan 10.11.6 Hope this helps - Cheers Michael Fulford

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Changed search engine to Duckduckgo. Recently when I search it flashes the result for a second and the whole screen goes blank

DuckDuckGo was working fine as a search engine but within the last month, the search results are flashed for a second before the whole tab goes to white blank displaying… (læs mere)

DuckDuckGo was working fine as a search engine but within the last month, the search results are flashed for a second before the whole tab goes to white blank displaying nothing. I removed DuckDuckGo privacy extension. Switched temporarily to Google. Search results were fine. Switched back to DuckDuckGo as default engine. Same problem is experienced now.

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Change time period of search results

Looking for a way via "config" to permanently change the default "any time" for the search period for searches to a set period of days, i.e. 30, 60, 90, etc. Have not bee… (læs mere)

Looking for a way via "config" to permanently change the default "any time" for the search period for searches to a set period of days, i.e. 30, 60, 90, etc. Have not been able to find anything in forum conversations or in browsing through the config file that addresses such a change. Thanks for any help you can give. Mark

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