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I have a mag subscription to 'Hyperallergic'. The first page loads but I cannot get any article that I try to click on. There is an icon on top but it gets blue and the page is blank.

Please tell me what to do to have the magazine work. It used to, but I think that some new thing like Adblock must have changed it and I cannot read the magazine now. Tha… (read more)

Please tell me what to do to have the magazine work. It used to, but I think that some new thing like Adblock must have changed it and I cannot read the magazine now. Thanks.

Asked by lindron 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Firefox is sending me to https://www.social-searcher.com/facebook-search/

Hi, Firefox keeps defaulting to https://www.social-searcher.com/facebook-search/ when I have set my default to google.com. Anyone have an idea how to fix this? Thank you!… (read more)

Hi, Firefox keeps defaulting to https://www.social-searcher.com/facebook-search/ when I have set my default to google.com. Anyone have an idea how to fix this? Thank you!

Asked by sally13 1 year ago

Answered by Mohamed Adnan 1 year ago

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How to copy MAC container associations to another machine?

I upgraded my PC recently (Windows 10). I already copied the JSON file where containers live (so all my containers show up on the new machine), but the sites don't open … (read more)

I upgraded my PC recently (Windows 10). I already copied the JSON file where containers live (so all my containers show up on the new machine), but the sites don't open in the containers I assigned on the old machine. I can't find the file where sites are associated with their containers.

Asked by Old Firefox 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox built in screenshot tool no longer works

I have already reviewed the following articles- https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/refresh-firefox-reset-add-ons-and-settings https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questio… (read more)

I have already reviewed the following articles- https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/refresh-firefox-reset-add-ons-and-settings https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1275120

I have gone into about:config and tickered in there... I have also done a refresh, attempted to go into safe mode, and tried looking in features under the about Firefox menu.

Please assist... if nothing else works, I may have to uninstall and reinstall. I hate to do that though.

Asked by Jonathan 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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too long right click menu is driving me crazy and costing me time

There are only a few things that I need on right click. Open in New Tab, save image as, copy link, copy link location. Only rarely do I use the developer functions, so … (read more)

There are only a few things that I need on right click. Open in New Tab, save image as, copy link, copy link location. Only rarely do I use the developer functions, so that over time I am accustomed to accessing the Developer Tools from the Tools tab on the main menu. The fact that many of these tools that I do not use are now on the right-click menu are causing me to make errors. I subscribe to an online newspaper that is the first item I read in the day. I go through the front page of the newspaper, I right click on articles I want to read in a new tab. I am so used to doing this efficiently from older versions of Firefox in which the right-click menu always opened where I right-clicked and therefore at the "open link in new tab" selection. Now, what happen is that I react by instinct and find myself clicking the middle of the menu and not the top. This results in errors that waste my time and cost me time and frustration.

Having read a few other problems that other people have had with updates of Firefox, I have to add my voice here. I realize that there are legitimate reasons to change some things - but these things are technical and deal with internet security - not style. It seems to me that constantly moving things around (like menu bars and the like) interrupts a user's accustomed work flows and therefore not a benefit.

It seems to me that there are two possible solutions: One is to make every aspect of user preferences editable by the user. For me, that means the main menu bar is on the top, followed by the tabs, and the right-click or context menus are editable by the user. The other solution is to create two Firefox browsers - one for the traditionalist (I'm 82) and a new browser called "Firefox Superuser".

For now, I'd just appreciate it if someone could tell me how I can get the stuff I don't use off the right-click menu.

I apologize for my grumpiness, I realize you're all volunteers. But, first thing in the morning, having to try to remember that the right click menu might not be opening with "open link in new tab" right next to my cursor is more than I can manage. I automatically click and at least 80% of the time, I'm clicking the wrong thing.

Asked by bdjim 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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website not working with Firefox 88.01(64)bit on Win10 desktop

can't sign on to mail.com using Firefox 88.01 it worked fine 2 days ago. Now I get the screen below and I'm unable to type in anything. … (read more)

can't sign on to mail.com using Firefox 88.01 it worked fine 2 days ago. Now I get the screen below and I'm unable to type in anything.

Asked by n-fisher 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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MS Edge correctly displays all 33 images in a Yahoo email, Ffx 88.0.1, only 13; the rest are blanks.

I received a Yahoo email which contained a set of 33 images, all of which display correctly in W10 and (pardon the expression) Edge. Attachment 0 shows 1 of the 33 image… (read more)

I received a Yahoo email which contained a set of 33 images, all of which display correctly in W10 and (pardon the expression) Edge. Attachment 0 shows 1 of the 33 images.

Of those 33 images, I can see only 13 using W10 and Ffx 88.0.1. The rest are blank spaces. Attachment 1 is one of the blanks.

Attachment 2 is the URL for one of the blanks. Attachment 3 is an error message that I hope might help to determine what's going on here.

What am I missing? Do I have my Ffx settings messed up? I'd appreciate a nudge in the right direction...thanks!

Asked by lanshark 1 year ago

Answered by TrainClaude 1 year ago

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FX really is nasty about going back a version

I just started with 89.0 and instead of the horrid 15% of CPU that 88 used it now uses 30%. That's with an enormous amount of windows (not tabs) open, but most are limite… (read more)

I just started with 89.0 and instead of the horrid 15% of CPU that 88 used it now uses 30%. That's with an enormous amount of windows (not tabs) open, but most are limited by NoScript until I temp permit them. FX Task Manager shows very little usage, so apparently no ill behaved sites. AAR 30% of an i7 with many gigs of memory is intolerable. Even the 15% was heating up the CPU.

So I'll take "some" CPU heating vs. "massive" by rolling back to 88.0.1. By the way, whatever keeps changing my option from manually approved updates to automatic, thank you for doing that at times without asking me first.

The problem is that now when I start 88.0.1 it insists on a new profile "for my own protection". But I want the old profile, with hundreds of bookmarks and dozens or hundreds of session windows from my last session, and add-ins ... for example right how I don't have NoScript and don't have time to deal with that. I tried to get around the "we're just helping you" insistence on a new profile, by copying a week-old backup over C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\hbouy3r1.default\sessionstore.jsonlz4 and starting but it still insists. I guess that's just sessions, not the whole profile.

Can I defeat the prohibition against using the old profile, or failing that, can I import or merge the old profile in? Keep in mind that the "old" profile has been modified by having started 89. I wish now that I had never selected the old profile when I began 89 (I always prompt for profile). (But, heck, I didn't even KNOW I was going to a new version. It auto-updated, and when I started FX, and it seems to have "updated" the old profile making it now unusable for a prior version).

Or can I go to a backup and copy the tree of C:\Users\Bill\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\OldProfile\ and start FX again with 88.0.1? BTW I assume that is the version I was on a week ago.

Asked by Larry 1 year ago

Answered by Larry 1 year ago

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My plug ins

For the sake of improvements all my plug ins have been erased/deleted by Mozilla. I have lost the Password Mgr, especially. [removed] idiots, I am done with this. Switchi… (read more)

For the sake of improvements all my plug ins have been erased/deleted by Mozilla. I have lost the Password Mgr, especially. [removed] idiots, I am done with this. Switching back to Safari, a way more stable browser. [removed]!

Asked by lockwood76 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Is it possible to have the Startup cache cleared automatically before opening a session?

Using FF 88.0.1 in both Linux Mint and Windows 10 and without syncing add-ons, The "New Tab Override" looses my granted permission and opens a new tab on it's own Options… (read more)

Using FF 88.0.1 in both Linux Mint and Windows 10 and without syncing add-ons, The "New Tab Override" looses my granted permission and opens a new tab on it's own Options/Preferences page, where it shows that permission is granted.

The simple solution I found that clearing the Startup cache restores functionality.

Already reported this on the add-on's Github site, which directed me back here.

Asked by ineuw 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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All Ubuntu Firefox packages cannot load webpages or config

OS: Ubuntu 20.04 Affected Browser Versions: Latest Official Canonical packages, Mozilla Beta/Nightly apt releases, Manually downloaded tar.bz2 packages. (64bit versions 8… (read more)

OS: Ubuntu 20.04 Affected Browser Versions: Latest Official Canonical packages, Mozilla Beta/Nightly apt releases, Manually downloaded tar.bz2 packages. (64bit versions 88/89) Installed Extensions: None, Clean profile

Firefox has stopped responding to pretty much anything - opening a new tab on a clean install doesn't show the suggested links/pocket articles - only a blank page (right clicking on the page doesn't open any context menu). Attempting to navigate to any `about:` pages also results in a white page. Fresh profiles exhibit the same behavior. Occasionally, executing `firefox about:config` will open the config page - but attempting to navigate to another site or about page fails. However, attempting to execute `firefox www.google.com` does not load the requested webpage.

The console also offers some warnings:

pezhore@pezsudio  ~  firefox [Parent 43572, IPC I/O Parent] WARNING: FileDescriptorSet destroyed with unconsumed descriptors: file /build/firefox-UJSM5i/firefox-88.0.1+build1/ipc/chromium/src/chrome/common/file_descriptor_set_posix.cc:19 [Parent 43572, IPC I/O Parent] WARNING: FileDescriptorSet destroyed with unconsumed descriptors: file /build/firefox-UJSM5i/firefox-88.0.1+build1/ipc/chromium/src/chrome/common/file_descriptor_set_posix.cc:19 ... (this repeats like 50 times) [Parent 43572, IPC I/O Parent] WARNING: FileDescriptorSet destroyed with unconsumed descriptors: file /build/firefox-UJSM5i/firefox-88.0.1+build1/ipc/chromium/src/chrome/common/file_descriptor_set_posix.cc:19 [Parent 43572, IPC I/O Parent] WARNING: FileDescriptorSet destroyed with unconsumed descriptors: file /build/firefox-UJSM5i/firefox-88.0.1+build1/ipc/chromium/src/chrome/common/file_descriptor_set_posix.cc:19 [Parent 43572, Main Thread] ###!!! ABORT: file resource://gre/modules/addons/XPIProvider.jsm:2605 [Parent 43572, Main Thread] ###!!! ABORT: file resource://gre/modules/addons/XPIProvider.jsm:2605 ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 48691 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal...

Asked by pezhore 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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iCloud email tabs stay hidden behind main tab display

I use iCloud.com for my email. A couple days ago my launched message windows (such as opening or replying to a message) will not come forward of the main screen. The tabs… (read more)

I use iCloud.com for my email. A couple days ago my launched message windows (such as opening or replying to a message) will not come forward of the main screen. The tabs appear as thumbnail previews (see attached), but will not display on top. They stay behind the main window screen and cannot be used.

I am on current Firefox version (88.0.1), and did several refreshes which would fix it temporarily, but then it reverts back. I did a complete uninstall and re-installed, but this still has not fixed the problem.

This appears to be only on this PC: I have another almost identical box where Firefox displays the iCloud tabs correctly.

I'm now having to use MS Edge to send or reply to messages from iCloud.

Asked by Mel 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox not taking input from userChrome.css

My tab bar is way, way too small on Linux. I followed Arch's own documentation on how to fix this by increasing `layout.css.devPixelsPerPx` (mine is at 1.4), and then ad… (read more)

My tab bar is way, way too small on Linux. I followed Arch's own documentation on how to fix this by increasing `layout.css.devPixelsPerPx` (mine is at 1.4), and then adjusting font size by editing userChrome.css to select the desired size. Problem is that Firefox won't actually change anything based on what I put in that file. I have set `toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets` to True, and I have attached a photo of my userChrome.css (yes, I'm using nano because Vim is too advanced for my smooth brain). I changed it to a ton of different values and I can confirm that the font size is not actually changing.

Asked by csparrow101 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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GoDaddy Redirecting Firefox

Hi Folks! I'm located in the U.S.A. in the Denver, CO. area. I'm not using a VPN or any sort of IP masking technology, so my normal Comcast public IP address should be… (read more)

Hi Folks!

I'm located in the U.S.A. in the Denver, CO. area. I'm not using a VPN or any sort of IP masking technology, so my normal Comcast public IP address should be what's visible when I browse the web. Also the language is set to English-US in Firefox's settings.

Recently I noticed that when I try to login at GoDaddy, the GD website redirects me to the India version of their site (in.godaddy.com). I'm posting in this forum because this only happens when I go there in Firefox. If I use Chrome or Edge (i.e. Chrome rebranded) I get the U.S. version of the GD site. I've verified that my public IP, currently 98.43.226.196, is in fact registered to Comcast. I've cleared cookies and cache, restarted Firefox, but GD still sends Firefox to its India version. Does anyone have any idea why this may be happening?

Thanks!

Scott

Asked by scotthco 1 year ago

Answered by scotthco 1 year ago