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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 5 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 3 hours 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 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 hours ago

I want to set my own zoom levels - like I used to be able to !!!

Is there anyway to set my own zoom levels, like we used to be able to, you know, like 10 years ago? I used to have my own zoom levels that went up 10% all the way to 300%… (read more)

Is there anyway to set my own zoom levels, like we used to be able to, you know, like 10 years ago?

I used to have my own zoom levels that went up 10% all the way to 300%, then started 25% intervals.

For example, my levels from 100% to 200% looked like this: 100%, 110%, 120%, 130%, 140%, 150%, 160%, 170%, 180%, 190%, 200%.

So, is there any way to do this now?

Asked by mozilla171 5 hours ago

How can I get rid of white stripe at top of screen that SPONTANEOUSLY SHOWS UP on loading something on THE SAME PAGE?

FIREFOX IS MUCH WORSE in this regard than other browsers SHOWING ANNOYING sliding STRIP AT THE TOP OF THE SCREEN FREAKING SLIDES left right and is obnoxious frustrating A… (read more)

FIREFOX IS MUCH WORSE in this regard than other browsers SHOWING ANNOYING sliding STRIP AT THE TOP OF THE SCREEN FREAKING SLIDES left right and is obnoxious frustrating AT TIMES whenever THE PAGE LOADS SOMETHING NEW ON THE SAME PAGE without changing the address YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN? WHAT IS this obnoxious annoying HORSE CRUD no options about and HARDLY ANY INFORMATION ABOUT IT IS FREAKING LUDICROUS and SHOULD HAVE A WAY TO FIX BECAUSE FREAKING INSANE THANK

Asked by Wes 6 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 hours 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 1 day ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 21 hours 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 22 hours ago

Last reply by Seburo 21 hours 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 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Toolbar folders -> drop down orientation problem -> screen limit not recognised

Hello: Quite a few iterations of Firefox ago (cannot recall which), the orientation of the drop down menu listing the bookmarks inside any folder in the toolbar was eithe… (read more)

Hello:

Quite a few iterations of Firefox ago (cannot recall which), the orientation of the drop down menu listing the bookmarks inside any folder in the toolbar was either towards the 'left' or towards the 'right', depending of the amount of screen real estate available to the right side of the screen where it was opened.

If the listing could not be properly seen by opening the drop down menu towards the 'right', it would be opened towards the 'left'.

This worked perfectly well with my three screen setup, with Firefox in a window in the centre screen. ie: Firefox knew it was inside a three screen wide setup and in the centre screen, so it also "knew" that the right edge of the centre screen was the limit for available screen real estate.

At some time this stopped working in the described manner.

It seems that Firefox now ignores the right edge of the centre screen and as a result the drop down menu for any folder in the toolbar opens to the 'right' and invades the right screen. (see attached screen capture)

If Firefox is opened in a window inside the right screen, it proeprly recognises the right edge of the screen as the limit and acts accordingly.

This is quite a problem for me: I make intensive use of the toolbar with bookmarks inside folders and subfolders and this heavily affects my everyday work.

Is there a way to get back to how it used to be? ie: Firefox using the right edge of the screen it is opened in as the limit to open a drop down menu.

Thanks in advance,

S.

Asked by sawbona1 2 days ago

Fonts

Hi never used a forum before but feel as if i have no choice since i updated to 90.0 i can no longer use custom fonts it just defaults to the original font which i hate h… (read more)

Hi never used a forum before but feel as if i have no choice since i updated to 90.0 i can no longer use custom fonts it just defaults to the original font which i hate has anybody else had this problem if i switch to troubleshoot mode it seems to work I know what you're thinking it must be down to an extension but I've tried disabling all extension and it still won't work Any suggestions are very welcome Thanks K..........

Asked by Funk1 3 days ago

Page actions button was removed in version 90: is this definitive?

Are those buttons (behind the "page actions" one) supposed to be definitively absent from version 90 on? They seemed to me one of the most intelligent features in Firefo… (read more)

Are those buttons (behind the "page actions" one) supposed to be definitively absent from version 90 on?

They seemed to me one of the most intelligent features in Firefox interface. Some can be added under "customize" option, but copy link and pint tab are not.

Is this removal based on the idea that addons are supposed to provide the same actions anyway?

Asked by cipricus 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

Firefox crashing

Firefox ESR 78.11.0 version. For some reason lately a few users have been experiencing crashing of firefox. I'm tried going forward to 78.12.0 and backwards to 68.9 and i… (read more)

Firefox ESR 78.11.0 version. For some reason lately a few users have been experiencing crashing of firefox. I'm tried going forward to 78.12.0 and backwards to 68.9 and it still keeps crashing. What could be some other fixes besides refreshing and running in safe mode. It still crashes performing both methods. Thank you!

Asked by bwhitson 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

How can I enable Firefox in Windows Defender Firewall?

I'm using Windows Defender Firewall in Windows 10, and I have blocked all Inbound and Outbound connections, created a New Rule for Firefox (version 78.11.0_ESR), and allo… (read more)

I'm using Windows Defender Firewall in Windows 10, and I have blocked all Inbound and Outbound connections, created a New Rule for Firefox (version 78.11.0_ESR), and allowed the program to access the internet from the installation path: "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe". However, internet access is inaccessable? Does Firefox makes some DETOUR route without my knowelage or is it just me and my moderate IQ? All other applications have full respect to Windows Defender Firewall rules. Thank you.

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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 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

Firefox UI font messed up on Ubuntu. How to reset?

Hi, I'm using Firefox 90 browser on Ubuntu 21.04. Somehow the UI font for my profile changed from the default and I can't find any way to reset it (see bad_ui_font.png) M… (read more)

Hi, I'm using Firefox 90 browser on Ubuntu 21.04. Somehow the UI font for my profile changed from the default and I can't find any way to reset it (see bad_ui_font.png) My tabs, menus and preferences all got set to some fixed-width font, and I can find anywhere in the preferences or about:config, or in my profile folder where I can change it back. If I create a new profile, then the UI font is fine (see good_ui_font.png). But as soon as I login to my firefox account and sync, then the new profile gets the bad UI font. I don't want to have to recreate my profile from scratch and lose all my settings just to correct the UI font. But this is very annoying. How can I restore the default UI font?

Thanks.

Asked by postingsforum 1 week ago

New Firefox installer?

Hi I recently downloaded Firefox from the main download page https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/ The actual download link was: https://cdn.stubdownloader.services.mozi… (read more)

Hi

I recently downloaded Firefox from the main download page https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/ The actual download link was: https://cdn.stubdownloader.services.mozilla.com/builds/firefox-stub/en-US/win/aeb02dfeae750c7fa2abe9c7bc07b48193110ac61e2169456253638270735d21/Firefox%20Installer.exe

I normally check my downloads using https://virusscan.jotti.org or https://virustotal.com before I run them with admin privileges. Anyway when I uploaded to http://www.virustotal.com the first thing I noticed was that it had never seen the hash before! (SHA1 hash is 3a974b7394597de41230f7517c293e4b6386eeab.) Once it was uploaded, it was promptly detected by the Cylance antivirus engine.

Can somebody please get in touch with Cylance? I suppose I could contact them myself; however, I prefer not to report it as a "false positive" on the off-chance that particular download actually is corrupted or I got a man in the middle- after all, it's surprising that VirusTotal has never seen this hash before.

Asked by 4232jl 1 week ago

Last reply by James 1 week ago

IN-LINUX RPM BASED - LIVE STREAMING VIDEOS NOT PLAYING IN [YOUTUBE]

Hi, Mozila Firefox team and Technical Support Always experienced, the best browser "Firefox". In Linux "RPM based", specially using Red Hat, Oracle Linux, Centos and may … (read more)

Hi, Mozila Firefox team and Technical Support

Always experienced, the best browser "Firefox".

In Linux "RPM based", specially using Red Hat, Oracle Linux, Centos and may be in other distributions,

live streaming videos are not playing using YOUTUBE.

Firefox shows Error: "Your browser can't play this videos".

Note: In Ubuntu Linux, plays correctly no issue.

Riaz Bashir

Asked by mriazkse 1 week ago

Last reply by James 1 week ago