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channel 4 blank (black) screen

Firefox Version 63.0 (64-bit) Home build PC, 480GB SSD, 2 x 2TB HD's, 8GB Ram. I have had problems with streaming Channel 4 TV UK for many years. I could only get it to w… (read more)

Firefox Version 63.0 (64-bit) Home build PC, 480GB SSD, 2 x 2TB HD's, 8GB Ram.

I have had problems with streaming Channel 4 TV UK for many years. I could only get it to work on Windows. Recently I have Dumped Window 10 - so slow - updates take all day. I now am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (using Linux since 2009)

Channel 4 say they Do Not support Linux ?

I have tried to install Adobe Flash Player, but does not seam to work or download. On Ch 4 web page I pressed Allow, but say that I should install Flash Player !

Please could anyone advice me what I can do, or what I have done wrong.

Regards, Richard.

Asked by Rich_42 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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A web site keeps showing an older version of itself

https://www.thisisanfield.com/ is showing me a version of itself that is 3 days old. (For example, right now, the main headline is a "preview" for a game that happened 3… (read more)

https://www.thisisanfield.com/ is showing me a version of itself that is 3 days old. (For example, right now, the main headline is a "preview" for a game that happened 3 days ago - see first image).

1. A new "private browsing" window shows the up-to-date version (second image)

2. If I clear all cookies related to this site (and the ad blocker is disabled), I get the up-to-date version once... and then when I reload, it goes back to the older version.

3. No such problem in Chrome.

PS I cleared the whole cache too, that didn't help.

Asked by gidiav 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago

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I am getting popups from Firefox. How can I stop it?

I keep getting popups from Firefox saying different things about Firefox. How can I stop it? They usually disappear in a few seconds, although the first one I get when I … (read more)

I keep getting popups from Firefox saying different things about Firefox. How can I stop it? They usually disappear in a few seconds, although the first one I get when I first open Firefox requires me to click an X in the corner to get it to go away. Very annoying.

Asked by sueastro 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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How can I stop Update notification added in Firefox 63

Hi, I get an Update notification & prompt (green arrow) in Firefox 63 every time I start it. I don't want to see it and I don't want to respond to the prompt. How do … (read more)

Hi,

I get an Update notification & prompt (green arrow) in Firefox 63 every time I start it. I don't want to see it and I don't want to respond to the prompt. How do I do that? I have switched OFF all “app.update.auto” settings. It hasn't helped.

Secondly and more importantly, why have you REMOVED the "Never check for updates" option from Options? Its the most absurd and atrocious idea Firefox team has had. Do you want to become like all other commercial software vendors.

Would like to know who gave suggestion for the following brilliant idea? https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1420514

This SHOULD NOT be implemented else people will STOP using Firefox. Be AWARE and sure about it. Pls don't convert Firefox into commercial software.

Thanks Amal

Asked by Amal 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Error code: SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER

Good morning, I have Firefox 63.0 (64-bit) for ArchLinux. The main article on the firefox website says: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_ADDITIONAL_POLICY_CONSTRAINT_FAILED will be the… (read more)

Good morning,

I have Firefox 63.0 (64-bit) for ArchLinux. The main article on the firefox website says:

MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_ADDITIONAL_POLICY_CONSTRAINT_FAILED will be the primary error but with some servers, you may see the error code SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER instead. In any case, if you come across such a site you should contact the owner of the website to inform them of that problem. We strongly encourage operators of affected sites to take immediate action to replace these certificates.

However the websites that I am having this issue on are large websites like LinkedIn and Reddit, so I'm fairly certain it isn't an issue on the websites side.1

Asked by jtiki 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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When I try to download .exe files Firefox says "Unknown time remaining - 0 bytes (0 bytes/sec)"

Title pretty much covers it: When I try to download .exe files Firefox says "Unknown time remaining - 0 bytes (0 bytes/sec)" I've already tried all the tips suggested her… (read more)

Title pretty much covers it: When I try to download .exe files Firefox says "Unknown time remaining - 0 bytes (0 bytes/sec)"

I've already tried all the tips suggested here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cant-download-or-save-files#w_check-the-downloads-panel-for-blocked-downloads But none of them worked.

The only antivirus software I have installed is Windows defender. I have done a bunch of Firefox refreshes, but to no avail. And I did a fresh install of windows just days ago. I also have a lot of add-ons installed, but I was already having this issue the first time I started Firefox so it can't be them.

The issue seems to be limited to .exe files, but I'm not sure about that.

Asked by LEO96 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How to maintain and automatically update Firefox ESR?

We want to roll out Firefox ESR 64-bit and maintain it. We have a product called SolarWinds patch manager. That has all the updates for regular Firefox quantum and ESR … (read more)

We want to roll out Firefox ESR 64-bit and maintain it. We have a product called SolarWinds patch manager. That has all the updates for regular Firefox quantum and ESR but only in 32-bit.

Since our patch manager application does not maintain a repository of ESR in 64-bit, we are forced to manually keep this rolled out and updated.

How are other organizations ensuring that a deployment of ESR 64-bit stays up to date with the latest security patches, automatically? If the browser does this automatically, then we need some URL's to add to our webfilter to ensure these updates are able to be downloaded by the client browser.

I opened a ticket with SolarWinds to inquire why they are not maintaining a 64bit version of Firefox 60.x.x ESR. I'm not sure what else to use for patch management yet as I have not had time to research alternatives.

Asked by kjstech 1 year ago

Last reply by Demonishere707 1 year ago

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all my bookmarks have disappeared

All my bookmarks disappeared after Firefox did an update. I have read all the articles and looked at all the solutions I can find on here and nothing seems to work. Whe… (read more)

All my bookmarks disappeared after Firefox did an update. I have read all the articles and looked at all the solutions I can find on here and nothing seems to work. Where did they go? WHY did they go? I want them back.

Asked by Tirsh 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How do I find a documented list of Firewall settings and router settings

In order to satisfy PCI DSS compliance for my small business I need to supply a "documented list of Firewall and Router settings. Could anyone help with how I do this pl… (read more)

In order to satisfy PCI DSS compliance for my small business I need to supply a "documented list of Firewall and Router settings. Could anyone help with how I do this please ?

Best, Mike

Asked by Mikeyboy351 1 year ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 year ago

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How do you get rid of all types of auto completion when typing in an address in the address bar?

The search bar setting is set to "Use the address bar for search and navigation", I don't want to use "Add search bar in toolbar", because I don't want to have the extra … (read more)

The search bar setting is set to "Use the address bar for search and navigation", I don't want to use "Add search bar in toolbar", because I don't want to have the extra search field in the top part of the browser, and if I go to customize, and remove it, it just changes the setting back to "Use the address bar for search and navigation".

I've already disabled the default search engine: "Provide search suggestions", and Address Bar: "Browsing history", "Bookmarks", and "Open tabs" options.

I want to be able to type an address in the address bar, without having any kind of auto completion options, but right now when I try to type and address like google for example, it still shows two lines with visit and search options, and it says "search for google with:", then shows icons for a bunch of different search engines.

I used to use firefox but stopped using it a while ago when they made ridiculous changes to it, and I'd like to use it again, but I don't know how to disable the address bar auto completion settings completely. Is there a way to fix that? Thanks.

Asked by ip02 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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why am I getting download failed frequently after I installed new version?

I just installed the new version of FireFox 63.0 (32-bit) and when I download files now I frequently get download failed. When I click on the retry button it downloads th… (read more)

I just installed the new version of FireFox 63.0 (32-bit) and when I download files now I frequently get download failed. When I click on the retry button it downloads the file, but I never had to do that before the new version.

Asked by Woodcock 1 year ago

Last reply by WestEnd 1 year ago

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browser search hijack

Current situation: My Firefox brower search default is Google. But it has settled into a pattern of being is hijacked to a site named primeinfospot.com. Initially, the s… (read more)

Current situation: My Firefox brower search default is Google. But it has settled into a pattern of being is hijacked to a site named primeinfospot.com. Initially, the search redirection was to several different sites, but now it is just one site. This might be a result of my attempts to remove the hijacker. Chrome and Safari browsers are not hijacked.

Cause: Attempting to get a better corded connection between my Galaxy and MacBook, I downloaded a file named Android.zip from http://d-h.st/nl5l#!/ This included an install of ADB and Fastbooks. This led to an attempted auto-download of Flash, which I rejected. My browser search then was hijacked first to a number of different sites: readysoft, ikolag, ncontentdelivery, everydayconsumers, primeinfospot, search-switch.

Attempts to remove: Looked through plug-ins and extensions in Firefox, but couldn't find anything that looked like the hijacker. Uninstalled/reinstalled Firefox. Scanned with Malwarebytes (report= clear), Went to Mac hard drive > Applications > Library and uninstalled any files installed on Ocotber 24th (when the problem started).

Asked by PabloSkilz 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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The Bookmark Description field disappeared, which is very much needed.

I wonder why this very important field is removed. I have over 10 years of information recorded in this field for reference. This seems completely unneccessary to remove … (read more)

I wonder why this very important field is removed. I have over 10 years of information recorded in this field for reference. This seems completely unneccessary to remove it. At least, could you provide an import tools so that user can move those description into some other field in the bookmark?

I saw many people asked this question, and no solution works for me. By exporting the information to a html is not enough, because I need to manually handle over 10 years of description information, which is foolish.

Asked by petpetverygood2 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox blocks Software-Download from my homepage (False positive detection)

I offer the learning software CompuLearn Englisch. Actually it is not possible to download my software using Firefox. When I try to download this setup-file: https://comp… (read more)

I offer the learning software CompuLearn Englisch. Actually it is not possible to download my software using Firefox. When I try to download this setup-file: https://compulearnonline.de/englisch/CompuLearn_Englisch_Net40_Setup.exe the download is blocked. This is a false positive detection.

What can be done to solve this problem?

Marianne Ottenhaus info@compulearnonline.de www.compulearnonline.de

Asked by Ottenhaus 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox Quantum 63.0.1 (64-bit) greys out credit union website (https://www.ucu.org/), it is impossible to click any links or to fill in the login box.

Firefox Quantum 63.0.1 (64-bit) greys out credit union website (https://www.ucu.org/), it is impossible to click any links or to fill in the login box. This problem began… (read more)

Firefox Quantum 63.0.1 (64-bit) greys out credit union website (https://www.ucu.org/), it is impossible to click any links or to fill in the login box. This problem began after latest update to 0.1. Restarting Firefox with all add-ons disabled makes no difference. I can still access the website with Internet Explorer. I have tried all the solutions I could find on the support pages, but nothing seems to work. Firefox has no problems with any other websites.

Asked by Kajima54 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Default PDF Viewer won't change to Mozilla

So I'm trying to change my default PDF viewer to Mozilla, but it won't change from Edge to Mozilla. I have set these settings "Preview in Mozilla". Also, if I try to chan… (read more)

So I'm trying to change my default PDF viewer to Mozilla, but it won't change from Edge to Mozilla. I have set these settings "Preview in Mozilla". Also, if I try to change my default PDF viewer in Windows, it won't even let me change to Mozilla, it just pop backs to Microsoft Edge. However, if I try to set my default PDF viewer to Adobe or anything other than that, that totally works fine.

Asked by Marc-Dirven 1 year ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 year ago