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Mile Wide Back tweak

Is anyone out there familiar with the "Mile Wide Back" addon? It allow you to go to the previous web site page or the next page with a left/right mouse click on the left … (read more)

Is anyone out there familiar with the "Mile Wide Back" addon? It allow you to go to the previous web site page or the next page with a left/right mouse click on the left page border. I'm hoping someone who knows it's history will have a workaround for a problem it has. Apparently, the developer is no longer available.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/milewideback-webext/?utm_content=addons-manager-reviews-link&utm_medium=firefox-browser&utm_source=firefox-browser

I've been using it for years. It was modified for quantum, but there is a problem. One of it's functions is to scroll thru tabs with a mouse wheel turn. I wouldn't want that feature even if it did work right, but it's broken.

One lone click of the mouse wheel on the left page border and it scrolls thru 6 tabs. Two clicks, 12+ tabs, etc. There's no option to disable that feature.

However, in it's pre-quantum version, there were about:config commands that could modify it's behavior.

I have another handy app, Volume2. You can set it up to change volume with a mouse wheel turn while touching the left border of any window. Up until recently, this feature superseded the Mile Wide Back function, but lately it stopped helping.

Since neither the apps have changed in over a year, I believe the change in behavior is due to Firefox 88,which was released around the same time this started happening.

Asked by noel_envode 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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https

Firefox has started to default to HTTPS even when the site is HTTP In particular I can no longer log in to my D-Link router on 192.16.0.1 because it forces to HTTPS and g… (read more)

Firefox has started to default to HTTPS even when the site is HTTP In particular I can no longer log in to my D-Link router on 192.16.0.1 because it forces to HTTPS and gives:

An error occurred during a connection to 192.168.0.1. Certificate key usage inadequate for attempted operation.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE

Asked by gbzrope 22 hours ago

Answered by TerryN21 6 hours ago

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Cannot update secondary email

Hi forum The email provider for my preferred secondary email address uses greylisting. It works, very well. The confirming email from firefox is sent from a random amazo… (read more)

Hi forum The email provider for my preferred secondary email address uses greylisting. It works, very well. The confirming email from firefox is sent from a random amazon address, which gets greylisted as intended. There's a 5 minute limit for entering the confirmation code, but greylisting slows delivery of the email to around 15 minutes, waiting for the amazon sending server to try multiple times. Is there another way to update the secondary email address ?

Asked by b.g.roper 11 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 8 hours ago

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Backspace keyboard button not working in Firefox 87

Hello, I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the pa… (read more)

Hello,

I just upgraded to Firefox 87 and noticed that I wasn't able to go back to the previous webpage by clicking on the backspace button like what I have done in the past if I'm not using a mouse on my laptop and had to click on the back button in the toolbar with the trackpad. I'm not too sure of why that happened with the upgrade and was a little surprised about that. Hope I can be able to get around this in some way if one of you know anything about this. Thanks.

Asked by Anduma22 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Firefox developer tools response garbarge

Hi, I'm having an issue with Firefox developer tools response in the network tab. When I look at the response it's all garbage but when I look at it in Chrome or Charles … (read more)

Hi, I'm having an issue with Firefox developer tools response in the network tab. When I look at the response it's all garbage but when I look at it in Chrome or Charles proxy it looks fine.

To replicate: 1. Go to https://www.realestate.com.au/new-homes/ 2. Open up developer tools, switch to network tab and filter by .mst 2. On the webpage click `Explorer` sub menu item 3. Inspect the response of the .mst requests and it's garbage like: PHN0eWxlIHR5cGU9InRleHQvY3NzIj4uc3RhbmRhcmRfX3N0YW5kYXJkLWNvbnRhaW5lcl9fXzFGVFJ3e21heC13aW

Asked by george1319 9 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 8 hours ago

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Trying to open Firefox today I get the message: A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time. 'm stuck!

I can't access Firefox. Get message: A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time. Firefox is not open and I need it! … (read more)

I can't access Firefox. Get message: A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time.

Firefox is not open and I need it!

Asked by cmhall 3 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 days ago

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Where did Page Setup / Margins & Header/Footer go?

I'm using Firefox 85.0.2 . . . I was doing this (below), to customize my header and footer, but in this version of FF, I no longer see this in Options - only in: about:c… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 85.0.2 . . . I was doing this (below), to customize my header and footer, but in this version of FF, I no longer see this in Options - only in: about:config . . . keyword "footer" . . . there, I would have to change it for 5 different ways of printing (to printers or to PDF)

I need to get rid of printing the URL in the footer - many times, it's too long, and I don't need it.

Where did the Page Setup option go?

I see in the current Print Options, you have to go to - More Settings / Margin / Custom - to see those. Why would they put this so many levels down?

It used to be: File / Page Setup / Margins & Header/Footer . . . "Customize" Headers & Footers:

Option 1 (left) . . . there are two leading spaces:

 > > &T
 > > &U . . . &D . . . &PT

Option 2 (left) . . . get rid of the ">"s, and just have the two leading spaces:

 &T
 &U . . . &D . . . &PT

Asked by sludge7051-x 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Firefox update to version 88.0.1 blocking images in yahoo mail

I can use other browsers without images being blocked in yahoo mail but when I try and send an attachment as an image in the body of email instead of showing image it jus… (read more)

I can use other browsers without images being blocked in yahoo mail but when I try and send an attachment as an image in the body of email instead of showing image it just shows text "inline image".

When I use other browsers and send an attachment as a image in the body of the email it shows the image without any problems.

When I receive an email with scanned images instead of seeing the image it shows text "scanned image".

The problem started in version 88.0 and continues in 88.0.1

Asked by agent305 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Firefox auto update to version 88 under windows 7!

OS: Windows 7 on notebook Firefox automatically updated to version 88 After restarting the computer it says that FF88 is not compatible with the current version of OS. = … (read more)

OS: Windows 7 on notebook

Firefox automatically updated to version 88 After restarting the computer it says that FF88 is not compatible with the current version of OS. = Why did the update start under Win7 if it is not compatible with Win7? = How can I downgrade to a Win7 compatible version without losing any logins?

with unhappy regards

Chris Hostettler [email]

Asked by Chris Hostettler 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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CTRL + click - doesn't open link in new tab

On a certain webpage the behaviour of CRTL + left click vs. right click -> open in new tab is deviating. I've tried it with turned of addons and in different versions … (read more)

On a certain webpage the behaviour of CRTL + left click vs. right click -> open in new tab is deviating. I've tried it with turned of addons and in different versions of firefox. (It is annoying because it overrides the current tab and i have to restart the listing of podcasts)

https://www.mdr.de (for example check out the podcast episodes here https://www.mdr.de/nachrichten/podcast/kekule-corona/index.html ) CTRL + left click = mostly opens in the same tab right click menu = works fine

Asked by mattias-ich 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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“Scribus.app” can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer.

I downloaded Scribus, an open source free page layout design application from https://www.scribus.net/ link text I can't open this application because I get a message tha… (read more)

I downloaded Scribus, an open source free page layout design application from https://www.scribus.net/

link text

I can't open this application because I get a message that says: "'Scribus.app' can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer. Your security preferences allow installation of only apps from the Mac App Store and identified developers.

I searched the Mac App Store and it does not have Scribus. I can't afford to subscribe to Adobe Creative Cloud and I need to be able to create page layout designs, which Scribus can do.

How can I verify that https://www.scribus.net/ is a secure application site? How can I open the application if it is a secure link?

Thanks, Shelley

Asked by Shelley3 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Unable to open my Firefox prop

I am unable to open my Firefox on my computer because I receive a message saying that my computer cannot find the following file: vcruntime140_1.dll. I have tried uninsta… (read more)

I am unable to open my Firefox on my computer because I receive a message saying that my computer cannot find the following file: vcruntime140_1.dll. I have tried uninstalling Firefox, and the reinstalling Firefox. This did not solve the missing file problem. I have tried re-installing Firefox. This did not solve the problem. The file is still missing. When I click on my Firefox App, all I get is a blank screen. I am unable to use Firefox. This computer uses Windows 10 with a 64 bit. I have several other computers, with Firefox installed, and I do not have this problem on any other computers using either Windows 10, Windows XP, or with a recent version of Linux. What procedure can I follow to restore this missing file to this computer? Your help would be greatly appreciated. I have some knowledge of computers, but I lack technical knowledge. Any help you can give will be deeply appreciated. Thank you

Asked by TEQUILA1 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Whenever I try to login to Evernote, I get the following error: The page isn’t redirecting properly An error occurred during a connection to www.evernote.com. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

Just recently, I can not login into several websites using "Firefox". With other browsers, I have no problem. For example, whenever I try to login to Evernote , I get the… (read more)

Just recently, I can not login into several websites using "Firefox". With other browsers, I have no problem. For example, whenever I try to login to Evernote , I get the following error: "The page isn’t redirecting properly. An error occurred during a connection to www.evernote.com. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies." I had no prior problems before and I have made no changes to my settings. Apparently, there is something broken in Firefox because no other browsers produce this error. I have already tried the suggested solutions such as clearing history, cache and everything else. I have even uninstalled and re-installed several times but it always eventually returns to this state. Firefox has always been my favorite browser,but if this error can not be fixed, I have no problem dropping it forever and switching to a more reliable browser. Please fix this,don't force me to change browsers.

Asked by ms061406 2 days ago

Answered by ms061406 1 day ago

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How to restore backspace button function?

Hello, Is there a way to restore backspace button function in the newest version of Firefox, so when pressing it the previous page opened? This function was very helpful … (read more)

Hello,

Is there a way to restore backspace button function in the newest version of Firefox, so when pressing it the previous page opened? This function was very helpful for me!

Asked by tnd772 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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How to restore backspace button function?

Hello, Is there a way to restore backspace button function in the newest version of Firefox, so when pressing it the previous page opened? This function was very helpful … (read more)

Hello,

Is there a way to restore backspace button function in the newest version of Firefox, so when pressing it the previous page opened? This function was very helpful for me!

Asked by tnd772 1 day ago

Answered by tnd772 1 day ago

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I cannot import passwords or logins to new PC.

The import of the logins and passwords does not work on new Firefox 88.0.1. I've switched to new PC and I installed the same Firefox 88.0.1 as on old PC. I tried several … (read more)

The import of the logins and passwords does not work on new Firefox 88.0.1. I've switched to new PC and I installed the same Firefox 88.0.1 as on old PC. I tried several times to sync old PC and new PC without success.

I exported logins to a file on old PC and I enabled import from the .CSV files on new PC. That does not work neither as I got almost all imports errors. I attached the print-screen.

On new PC even when I enter manually login and password on page the password is never saved. It looks like Lockwise is completely busted. Please let me know when could you fix this critical error ?

Asked by home.mariusz 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Firefox (linux) not rendering anything

The firefox installation on my desktop is not able to render anything. Even the about:preferences window is not able to show anything both under my account and a new acc… (read more)

The firefox installation on my desktop is not able to render anything.

Even the about:preferences window is not able to show anything both under my account and a new account I made. I even attempted to update to a new version of my distro (Pop OS) in an attempt to fix it.

My Firefox account is able to do a sync (shows up in the dropdown) so it does not have to do with proxies. Chromium also works fine.

I would rather not have to use Chromium so any help will be appreciated. I have tried running firefox in safe mode and doing a "Refresh".

Asked by kojoadams 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago