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Unable to connect to most sites.

After updating to Firefox version 87 on Mac, nearly every site I try to visit seems to be blocked. There is no warning or explanation shown it just fails to browse to the… (read more)

After updating to Firefox version 87 on Mac, nearly every site I try to visit seems to be blocked. There is no warning or explanation shown it just fails to browse to the website. For example, I cannot browse to https://llbean.com. I understand that these websites have all sorts of trackers built-in, but this seems a bit ridiculous. I cannot find an explanation of how to fix this problem that is up-to-date and actually works.

Asked by akeyw53 4 days ago

Last reply by TerryN21 4 days ago

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Running Firefox on read-only file system

I'm trying to run Firefox on headless mode through Selenium in AWS Lambda. Since Lambda marks the root file system as read-only except /tmp/. I pointed the geckodriver to… (read more)

I'm trying to run Firefox on headless mode through Selenium in AWS Lambda. Since Lambda marks the root file system as read-only except /tmp/. I pointed the geckodriver to write the logs to /tmp but still Firefox is not starting up and it's failing with the following error.

Any guidance on how to get it working?

firefox_driver = webdriver.Firefox(firefox_profile=ff_profile, firefox_binary='/opt/firefox/firefox', options=firefox_options, service_log_path='/tmp/geckodriver.log')

 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/firefox/webdriver.py", line 170, in __init__
   RemoteWebDriver.__init__(
 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/remote/webdriver.py", line 157, in __init__
   self.start_session(capabilities, browser_profile)
 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/remote/webdriver.py", line 252, in start_session
   response = self.execute(Command.NEW_SESSION, parameters)
 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/remote/webdriver.py", line 321, in execute
   self.error_handler.check_response(response)
 File "/var/lang/lib/python3.8/site-packages/selenium/webdriver/remote/errorhandler.py", line 242, in check_response
   raise exception_class(message, screen, stacktrace)

Asked by Prakash P 2 months ago

Answered by Prakash P 1 month ago

Browswer Default

I have installed Firefox as my default browser on a new iMac, but every time I open Firefox (after quitting it or shutting down my computer) it asks me AGAIN if i want to… (read more)

I have installed Firefox as my default browser on a new iMac, but every time I open Firefox (after quitting it or shutting down my computer) it asks me AGAIN if i want to set Firefox as my default browser. If I say "yes", I have to start all over again setting My Yahoo as my home(opening) page and reset all the bookmark shortcuts I've put into my bookmarks tool bar.

I've confirmed in Firefox, in Safari, and in System Preferences that Firefox is set as my default browser. I've uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox.

Asked by hbn3 4 days ago

Last reply by Taimur Ahmad 4 days ago

default search engine keeps changing to yahoo.

stop changing my default search engine. I set it to google for a reason and want it to stay as google not yahoo. I've seen this issue before in the forums and they say to… (read more)

stop changing my default search engine. I set it to google for a reason and want it to stay as google not yahoo. I've seen this issue before in the forums and they say to remove any add ons. I dont have any add ons. I use a Mac.

Asked by thcook42 4 days ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 4 days ago

Firefox opens second window when triggered by external link

Hi folks! I have an issue with my Firefoxes, but I am not sure if it is a bug or a feature. Whenever I click on a link inside an app, e-mail or whatever, Firefox opens up… (read more)

Hi folks!

I have an issue with my Firefoxes, but I am not sure if it is a bug or a feature.

Whenever I click on a link inside an app, e-mail or whatever, Firefox opens up with the usual startpage in the background and the linked page in the front. Is that normal behaviour? I would rather have Firefox open 1 window with the link I clicked on and without an additional window for the generic Firefox startpage.

I am also using the Multi-Account container addon, but experiencing the same behavious without that addon.

Thanks for your insights :). Henning

Asked by Henning 4 days ago

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Pocket List Din drop-down menus has disappeared -

"Pocket List" has disappeared in the drop down menu under the "library" icon where it used to be not more than a few days ago. It's not under the Bookmarks icon, either.… (read more)

"Pocket List" has disappeared in the drop down menu under the "library" icon where it used to be not more than a few days ago. It's not under the Bookmarks icon, either. the "Pocket" icon is in the menu bar, and I can save items to Pocket, but can no longer locate the page with the articles. "View List" does appear when you click the Pocket icon, but it also saves whatever page you're on whether or not you want to save it.

Asked by hhartus 3 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 weeks ago

Website is not displaying correctly

Hey, my website "www.kosmetikstuebchen-nicole.de" is not correctly displaying in Firefox Browser. In Google Chrome, Opera and Safari there is no problem. You can see the … (read more)

Hey, my website "www.kosmetikstuebchen-nicole.de" is not correctly displaying in Firefox Browser. In Google Chrome, Opera and Safari there is no problem. You can see the problem on the screenshot. I still ask my provider "Host Europe" if they are able to explain, why during using the Firefox Browser the website is not correct. They just told me, that maybe there might be a problem with the accessability view, but they were not able to solve the problem! Is there anybody who can help me to solve that problem? Thanks a lot! Alexandra

Asked by alexandraesser 5 days ago

Last reply by JustSecurity 4 days ago

Can't add bookmarks

Hi guys~ for some reasons I can't add bookmarks on my firefox browsers. At first, the marked webpage will only show names but not the link, when i click on the bookmarks … (read more)

Hi guys~ for some reasons I can't add bookmarks on my firefox browsers. At first, the marked webpage will only show names but not the link, when i click on the bookmarks that i saved it won't direct me to page. Now even worse, the bookmark function doesn't work at all. I tried restore all my settings and redownloaded firefox three times, it's always the same problem. Also the history function doesn't store my current browsing history at all. I 100% sure I didn't change anything at the privacy section.

Asked by xchristina5945 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

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In Shaw webmail, incoming email complete except for body of email (completely empty). In Shaw Webmail Inbox, after Subject (in bold) first few words of the body of email are light gray--as usual. In Safari, Shaw webmail works OK.

What can I do to continue using Firefox to access my Shaw webmail? Using Firefox (but not Safari) seems to blank out only the body of emails (Incoming & Sent) when … (read more)

What can I do to continue using Firefox to access my Shaw webmail? Using Firefox (but not Safari) seems to blank out only the body of emails (Incoming & Sent) when I save a Draft into the Draft folder and retrieve it, the body of the email is there. But when I send the draft to myself, the body of the email becomes empty EVEN THOUGH, IN THE INBOX, THE FIRST LINES OF THE BODY APPEAR IN LIGHT GRAY AFTER THE SUBJECT '(WHICH IS IN BLACK).

SUGGESTIONS?? (I like Firefox and want to use it. In fact, I contribute modestly to Mozilla. HELP!

Asked by fredbass 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

Cannot Sign Into Spectrum Account

Attempted to sign into our Spectrum account using our primary browser, Firefox. The UName and PWord are correct. When Sign In is chosen Spectrum looks like it is trying… (read more)

Attempted to sign into our Spectrum account using our primary browser, Firefox. The UName and PWord are correct. When Sign In is chosen Spectrum looks like it is trying to sign in but after a few seconds we get the message "We're sorry, something didn't work quite right. Please try again. IDID-1060". BTW, I have no problem signing in using Safari, which is not the browser I use very often.

I removed the Spectrum cookies, site data and save logins from Firefox. Then I restarted Firefox (newest version available) and still could not log into Spectrum. I then went to the Firefox Help menu and chose Troubleshooting Information. In the list of three things to do on the right side I did not need to "Give Firefox a tune up", did not "Try Safe Mode" but did "Try clearing the startup cache". This message came up "Restart Firefox to clear startup cache. This will not change your settings or remove extensions you’ve added to Firefox." I chose restart. After the restart I could sign into Spectrum. I signed out of Spectrum and tried again to sign in, I could not do so. I repeated clearing the startup cache and signing in worked again.

Is there an explanation for this issue? Is there a fix?

Asked by jawalrath71 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Firefox Profiles folder (about 79 GB) cannot be deleted - Recycle bin error message

Hi, i have a problem with deleting a huge FireFox profile folder. After moving them into the recycle bin im not able to delete the folder properly. The size is about 79 G… (read more)

Hi,

i have a problem with deleting a huge FireFox profile folder. After moving them into the recycle bin im not able to delete the folder properly. The size is about 79 GB and i would love to get rid of this huge file...

Unforetunately i cannot since i receive the follwoing messages:

Object "entries" in use "cache2" in use "nrbzc9xm.default-release-1600871876077" in use

Im really lost... Tried to delete in safe mode and after i uninstalled firefox. No chance!

Any advice?

Any help is appreciated.

Best from Germany,

Simon

Asked by burning84 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

Mini Firefox icon on end of dock in macOS Big Sur 11.2.3

Long story short... this is my first Mac (MacBook Pro 13-inch, M1, 2020). I noticed that there is a mini Firefox icon at the end of my dock before the "stack" downloads f… (read more)

Long story short... this is my first Mac (MacBook Pro 13-inch, M1, 2020). I noticed that there is a mini Firefox icon at the end of my dock before the "stack" downloads folder and trash icon. I was wondering if anyone else has the same issue. Restarting seems to help but comes back, removing Firefox from the dock also seems to help but once it's back in there it comes back after a while.

Asked by Jorge Hernandez 5 days ago

search results will not open links

I was using Duck Duck Go to search on subjects, and as I was looking at the pages it listed I suddenly could not open any of the links returned at all. I have Firefox set… (read more)

I was using Duck Duck Go to search on subjects, and as I was looking at the pages it listed I suddenly could not open any of the links returned at all. I have Firefox set to open links in a new tab, but it stopped working suddenly, and would not open the links at all. Why might this be?

Asked by amylewis1954 5 days ago

Last reply by Taimur Ahmad 5 days ago

Location Sharing not working

Trying to use a virtual terminal for my credit card processing for my business but firefox is not giving access to share location to the site even after I have manually a… (read more)

Trying to use a virtual terminal for my credit card processing for my business but firefox is not giving access to share location to the site even after I have manually allowed location sharing. This is the message I receive when I try to use the terminal: Sorry, we can’t load Virtual Terminal. We couldn't access your location. To use Virtual Terminal, allow Clover dashboard to know your location on your browser, then refresh the page How do I get this corrected?

Asked by jordan17 5 days ago

Last reply by jordan17 5 days ago

FF repeatedly wants permissions to Install Helper Tool on startup.

Version 85.0.2 (64-bit) Upon every startup, FF asks for my system login permissions to install a helper tool, to which I have reluctantly done but it seems to not install… (read more)

Version 85.0.2 (64-bit) Upon every startup, FF asks for my system login permissions to install a helper tool, to which I have reluctantly done but it seems to not install anything different yet continues each time to prompt the Helper Tool install. What is the Helper Tool? I can't find any info about it. How do I turn off the prompt?

Asked by ksmith6 4 weeks ago

Last reply by ksmith6 5 days ago

Tiny icon

Hello, I recently downloaded and started using Firefox on macOS Big Sur 11.2.3. I keep getting a TINY firefox icon in the doc that is not clickable (screenshot attached).… (read more)

Hello, I recently downloaded and started using Firefox on macOS Big Sur 11.2.3. I keep getting a TINY firefox icon in the doc that is not clickable (screenshot attached). Using this fix (kill Dock) will remove it but I don't really want to be doing that every day and I'm wondering what causes this tiny icon. Is there something I can do to stop this from happening? Or is it serving some very important function that I don't know about? I appreciate any guidance. Thanks!

Asked by matuzaj 5 days ago

Routes for donations; explanation wanted.

What is the nature of the "Disconnect" agency whose solicitation appears as a tab page from Firefox requesting donations? Please explain who is "Disconnect." From the web… (read more)

What is the nature of the "Disconnect" agency whose solicitation appears as a tab page from Firefox requesting donations? Please explain who is "Disconnect." From the web address it is not clear what the connection is with Mozilla. What is the difference between donating via the "Disconnect" and donating via the route provided under the "about Firefox" menu item? Presumably "Disconnect" is servicing Mozilla, yet I am wishing that relationship and security to be clarified more convincingly before contributing by that route. Thanks for responses.

Asked by elket 5 days ago

Last reply by elket 5 days ago