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Problem with the Flashgot Media Icon

When I updated to Firefox 25.0.1 all my add-ons were gone so I downloaded some of them again. My problem is with Flashgot when I downloaded it I can add the Flashgot (th… (read more)

When I updated to Firefox 25.0.1 all my add-ons were gone so I downloaded some of them again. My problem is with Flashgot when I downloaded it I can add the Flashgot (thunderbolt) sign to the toolbar, but the Flashgot media icon (which looks like a cinema reel) is not visible.

So basically when I try to add add-ons I right click on the Firefox toolbar which gives me the option to "remove or add items" by dragging them. So I dragged Flashgot media (called FG Media) (which is not visible in the menu by the way) and predictably was not visible on the Firefox add-ons toolbar

Anyone know what's up?

Asked by h_alhad 6 years ago

Answered by guigs 6 years ago

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Hi, I downloaded shumway but whn run about:config is not on the list. I tried to open several you tube links and it wants to open the flash plug . any ideas?

I just downloaded firefox 25.0.1 (BTW. I have windows 8) I downloaded shumway I run about:config and "click to play" was true re-started browser, run about:config and I c… (read more)

I just downloaded firefox 25.0.1 (BTW. I have windows 8) I downloaded shumway I run about:config and "click to play" was true re-started browser, run about:config and I cannot see shumway on the list I run about:addons and changed flaswave to "ask to activate" re-started browser, went back to about:config and shumway is still not there... Anyway I tried to see if I could open you tube videos byt every time is asking to allow flash to run them, I guess shumway is not installed... sorry I am totally illiterate on this stuff :(

Asked by vickymarq 6 years ago

Last reply by vickymarq 6 years ago

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Disable Load Image Function

Can't think of a proper title, sorry. But anyway, good day to everyone. Before, Firefox had this option of disabling images from loading on websites. Recent Firefox updat… (read more)

Can't think of a proper title, sorry. But anyway, good day to everyone.

Before, Firefox had this option of disabling images from loading on websites. Recent Firefox updates removed that feature, but I'm okay with that, but... How am I gonna view/enable the images again on the sites I have included in the list of auto-disable image display? =/

I tried the Right Click > View Page Info option and unchecked the checkbox that blocks images from loading in the [Media] tab, but every time I close it and refresh the page, nothing happens and the checkbox is checked yet again. Same goes to the [Load Image] under the [Permissions] tab. =/

So, uh, yeah... Help?

Asked by destinedjagold 6 years ago

Last reply by destinedjagold 6 years ago

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How can I provide my own list of CA-certificates for TLS-connections from within a Add-On

I'm considering writing an Add-On that does a DNSSEC/DANE lookup. My scenario is that a DNSSEC query for the TLSA (DANE) records of a site return a full Root Certificate … (read more)

I'm considering writing an Add-On that does a DNSSEC/DANE lookup.

My scenario is that a DNSSEC query for the TLSA (DANE) records of a site return a full Root Certificate for a site. (2,0,0 in DANE jargon.)

I want to create new TLS context with a CA-pool containing just that Certificate, so that when I browse to the site, the TLS-layer verifies the site certificate against the DNSSEC-specified Root CA.

My question: how do I program that in an add on? How can I specify a *certain* CA root certificate before opening the connection.

Asked by guidow 6 years ago

Last reply by guidow 6 years ago

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crashes on Galaxy s4 mini

My phone crashed within a day of installing. Verizon person told me it was to big a file for my phone and it would just crash again. Is this true or what can I do about i… (read more)

My phone crashed within a day of installing. Verizon person told me it was to big a file for my phone and it would just crash again. Is this true or what can I do about it? I really love ff on my computer and I like ur nonprofit status and what u believe in.

Asked by techiewantabe3 6 years ago

Last reply by patrickmc 6 years ago

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I upgraded Mac to Maverick and some video and MIME types are not playing. They all work with Chrome and Safari. Can someone please help me resolve this issue?

I upgraded to Maverick on Mac. Several websites with streaming video now display "Video Format or MIME Type not supported." I have downloaded and installed the latest v… (read more)

I upgraded to Maverick on Mac. Several websites with streaming video now display "Video Format or MIME Type not supported." I have downloaded and installed the latest version of Flip4Mac. The streaming content plays fine on Chrome and Safari. Any idea what to do other than permanently switch to Chrome???

Asked by cvx149 6 years ago

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addon to automatically open popup page in firefox Sidebar

I want to know if there's already an addon that can open popup page in the firefox Sidebar , it's really annoying if i have to open popup in new tab or new windows just … (read more)

I want to know if there's already an addon that can open popup page in the firefox Sidebar , it's really annoying if i have to open popup in new tab or new windows just to download multiple files, Suppose there's no addon that can behave exactly like what i've mentioned before , can anybody help me with making an extension for that, i already read the beginner tutorial for making extension , i can do javascript , but i may need some guide though

Asked by Mikersky 6 years ago

Last reply by guigs 6 years ago

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switching to tab with images is slow

I have many tabs opened with a lot of images loaded, when I switch to a tab with a lot of images, it seems firefox reload the images, making the switching to that tab ver… (read more)

I have many tabs opened with a lot of images loaded, when I switch to a tab with a lot of images, it seems firefox reload the images, making the switching to that tab very slow.

I think reloading the images on the opened tab is necessary, and I find that in Chrome, when I switch to the tab with the same link is fast, and images are shown immediately and no reloading happens.

BTW, I have stop Firefox from reloading inactive tabs when I switch to them by using the method below: Type about:config in Address bar search accessibility.blockautorefresh and change the value to "True"

But the problem I described still happens.

Any way to fix it? Thanks!

Asked by steadycookie 6 years ago

Last reply by steadycookie 6 years ago

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In FF 26, I can't download .exe files.

When I upgraded to FF 26, I found that I can't download .exe files.I had some trouble like this with FF25, so I changed the "scanWhenDone" property to false; it helped wi… (read more)

When I upgraded to FF 26, I found that I can't download .exe files.I had some trouble like this with FF25, so I changed the "scanWhenDone" property to false; it helped with FF25 (my downloads completed), but now I start a download, and I don't even get the "save or open" box, and FF26 shows no sign a download even took place. I also went into Control Panel and reset the security levels to their default values, but that didn't help either.Can you some suggestions for other things I could try? Many thanks,

Asked by crogerblair1 6 years ago

Last reply by crogerblair1 6 years ago

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Roboform 7.9.2.5 toolbar no longer loads in Firefox 25.0.1

Today Roboform 7.9.2.5 toolbar, the latest version, no longer loads in Firefox 25.0.1. It is listed in the Firefox addons and worked fine previously (i.e. yesterday), bu… (read more)

Today Roboform 7.9.2.5 toolbar, the latest version, no longer loads in Firefox 25.0.1. It is listed in the Firefox addons and worked fine previously (i.e. yesterday), but for unknown reasons won't load today. I have closed and reopened both programs, but it continues to be unavailable. Roboform does load appropriately in my other browsers.

Asked by dbldwarf 6 years ago

Answered by dbldwarf 6 years ago

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how do i change "newtab.url"?

when I click for a new tab in the browser, it loads 'search.conduit.com'. This is in the variable 'newtab.url'. I would like to get rid of search.conduit. I have read … (read more)

when I click for a new tab in the browser, it loads 'search.conduit.com'. This is in the variable 'newtab.url'. I would like to get rid of search.conduit. I have read to existing help material but still don't understand how to change newtab.url.

Asked by hornetmo 6 years ago

Answered by hornetmo 6 years ago

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Why doesn't firefox 26.0 doesn't show download window/box!

Why doesn't Firefox 26.0 doesn't show my downloads anymore!!!! In the last version of firefox 25.0.1 still showed the download window when using downloadhelper, now in ve… (read more)

Why doesn't Firefox 26.0 doesn't show my downloads anymore!!!!

In the last version of firefox 25.0.1 still showed the download window when using downloadhelper, now in version 26.0 I no longer see the download box. When I go to about:config my setting are as they were in version 25.0.1 but there is still no download box opening. Will this issue be fixed and or will I need will downgrade to version 25.0.1.????

Asked by lapetite66 6 years ago

Last reply by Moses 6 years ago

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Arrow keys occasionally not working in text boxes

I have a recurring issue that's really annoying: my left/right arrow keys (including CTRL+arrow keys) occasionally and randomly fail to work when entering text in certain… (read more)

I have a recurring issue that's really annoying: my left/right arrow keys (including CTRL+arrow keys) occasionally and randomly fail to work when entering text in certain text boxes on certain websites. This never occurs in "simple" unformatted text boxes (Facebook, search boxes, this very box I'm typing in...), but unpredictably happens in more complex ones (WYSIWYG editors, new youtube comments...).

I have tried disabling all extensions and running Firefox in safe mode and this *seems* to have solved the problem, though I can't be sure and I can't isolate which extension it might be, since the issue happens at random: on the same website it will happen and then not happen.

I'm on Firefox 25.0, though I've had this issue for years with countless versions of Firefox.

The extensions I have installed and enabled:

Adblock plus Bamboo Feed Reader, Dimmer, Download Helper, Drag&Drop Zones, Flagfox, FlashVideo Downloader, Flashblock, Flashgot, Grab and Drag, MouseZoom, Status-4-Evar, Youtube High Definition

Thanks in advance for any help you may give me.

Asked by Ghost81 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Can't get the "Complete action using" choice back

When using Firefox mobile it used to ask "Complete action using" and then give a choice of Firefox or Google Play when I tried to open certain files. When one made the ch… (read more)

When using Firefox mobile it used to ask "Complete action using" and then give a choice of Firefox or Google Play when I tried to open certain files. When one made the choice it would also give the choice of "just once" or "always". I accidentally opted for "always" the last time now it does it automatically whether I want to or not. I have tried to reset by clearing the apps defaults, by resetting all apps preferences from within android apps settings and by clearing Firefox's privacy settings. Still no joy, I have even reinstalled the Firefox app but even though I uninstalled first these settings seem to have been retained in android somewhere. Does anyone know how I can delete the file type associations so that I get the original choice again?

Asked by markt 6 years ago

Last reply by markt 6 years ago

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When i open a new tab i must click in the navigation bar before writing in it. I want to be able to write in the new tab directly when i open it.

Before i did an reset of firefox everytime I open a new tab with ctrl + n I could write in it directly, now I have to click in the navigation field to be able to write in… (read more)

Before i did an reset of firefox everytime I open a new tab with ctrl + n I could write in it directly, now I have to click in the navigation field to be able to write in it. I'm using Firefox 25.0.1 on Windows 7.

Asked by Nafta 6 years ago

Answered by Nafta 6 years ago

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[Firefox 26] Download box

Hi, i just update today to firefox 26, and with my surprise the download box disappear, then i click on the download option (ctrl + j) and the bookmark open. Are you devs… (read more)

Hi, i just update today to firefox 26, and with my surprise the download box disappear, then i click on the download option (ctrl + j) and the bookmark open.

Are you devs out of your mind?

I use firefox for years and i love the separate download minibox where i can manage all my downloads, see the download speed, pause, resume and so on, why the hell you remove the best feature of your browser with this crappy bookmark/history integration no one ask? I really don't get it.

Please consider to revert this awfull change, at least make it optional so if i want to use the old download box i can use it.

If nothing will be done i'm forced to remove firefox from my pc and install chrome, after all these years with FF is a shame that you put in bad features like these withourt asking your community before.

Really disappointed, hope you revert the change.

Asked by Fnights 6 years ago

Last reply by Fnights 6 years ago

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How do I force url links to open in Firefox only ?

I use IE-Favorites not only for internet url shortcuts, but also as a normal folder (which it is actually). I work with Firefox on a Windows PC with plugin "PlainOldFavor… (read more)

I use IE-Favorites not only for internet url shortcuts, but also as a normal folder (which it is actually). I work with Firefox on a Windows PC with plugin "PlainOldFavorites" for the bookmarks.

On my Mac , I would like the equivalent function (IE folder for bookmarks in Firefox) but the same plugin does not work on Mac. Which plugin would have that functionality ? To have access to the same folder (or a synchronized copy of Favorites) ?

Thank you

Asked by Merel 6 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 6 years ago

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How to disable checking for sites security certificates

I work in a company which manipulates its server in a way to make all unwanted sites look like not having a valid certificate so when I try to open them like gmail site I… (read more)

I work in a company which manipulates its server in a way to make all unwanted sites look like not having a valid certificate so when I try to open them like gmail site I get a message that this site doesnt have a valid certificate and firefox - or any other browser- dont open the site. The question is: how to disable this feature in firefox to stop looking for sites certificates or doesnt care about them?

Asked by Gentleman_10 6 years ago

Last reply by Gentleman_10 6 years ago

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My add-ons manager can't tell if plug-ins are up to date or let me update them.

I can't work with any of my plugins because the plugin check says the status of all my plugins is "unknown," and offers no action except the "?research" option. I can't u… (read more)

I can't work with any of my plugins because the plugin check says the status of all my plugins is "unknown," and offers no action except the "?research" option. I can't uninstall them, either.

I am trying to make google hangouts work with firefox, and I think I need to be able to remove or update old google voice/video plugins to do that. But I can't get at them.

Asked by celinedion 6 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 years ago