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Stop saving all image files as WebP?

I understand the newest version of Firefox offers support for WebP images, which is cool and great... but not when I need to download those images for use on my computer.… (read more)

I understand the newest version of Firefox offers support for WebP images, which is cool and great... but not when I need to download those images for use on my computer. As an artist I need to be able to save things as .jpg or .png for my art programs (or even preview) to be able to open them. Is there any way to make this an option, or to not default to webp when saving images?

I've also tried changing the extension on the file using the "all files" option but it just corrupts the file and won't open them.

Asked by nekosd43 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

Can no longer watch prime video

Since latest Firefox update in Dec 2021 (95.0.2) I can no longer watch prime video on my macbook air. My husband who has same update has no problem watching themon his ma… (read more)

Since latest Firefox update in Dec 2021 (95.0.2) I can no longer watch prime video on my macbook air. My husband who has same update has no problem watching themon his mac desktop and there is no problem watching them on kindle fire. However I want to continue watching on laptop.


/moved thread from Firefox for iOS (for iPhone/iPad) to Firefox section.

Asked by lesewart 4 months ago

Last reply by lesewart 3 months ago

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I lost 6 years of bookmarks!!

I have owned my Mac Book Pro since 2014 and I inadvertently re-installed Firefox without knowing a new profile would be created. I am not able to load my old profile into… (read more)

I have owned my Mac Book Pro since 2014 and I inadvertently re-installed Firefox without knowing a new profile would be created. I am not able to load my old profile into the new one. I can see the "old Firefox data" folder and have tried everything Firefox has to fix this but nothing is working. I have lost 6 years of bookmarks!

Anything other tricks to fix this? Thanks!

Asked by mommos2013 1 year ago

Last reply by OBW47 1 year ago

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Older Version Firefox - Blank Screen

Hi, I recently installed Firefox 49.0.2 on my mac which is up to date on OS Monterey. When I opened Firefox the browser screen was completely blank. I can see the URL b… (read more)

Hi, I recently installed Firefox 49.0.2 on my mac which is up to date on OS Monterey. When I opened Firefox the browser screen was completely blank. I can see the URL bar and when I move my mouse I can see that there are links on the page which I can click on, but the screen is blank.

I've tried redownloading Firefox as well as other, older versions and they also show a blank screen. Only the browser screen is blank; if I click on add-ons a new tab opens and I can see that.

The link below has three screenshots showing exactly what I can see. Hopefully this makes sense. Thanks

https://docs.google.com/document/d/15wbDxK16sbGMDdsmWjuGjZ-w3mF9o2YvEGwiOSFsPtc/edit?usp=sharing

Asked by aosterbrock 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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Thunderbird stopped working with office365 after update

I am running Thunderbird 78.1.1 on a Mac (OS 10.13.6 = High Sierra). I've been using Thunderbird as my email client for over a decade. On Monday Thunderbird asked me to… (read more)

I am running Thunderbird 78.1.1 on a Mac (OS 10.13.6 = High Sierra). I've been using Thunderbird as my email client for over a decade. On Monday Thunderbird asked me to update (to 78.0.1) and after I did that it stopped sending or receiving email via my work account, which is via smtp.office365.com. Thunderbird has frequently been slow via both my accounts, but now it is timing out ~80% of the time to my gmail account and 100% of the time on my work account. I did not change any server or email settings. My ISP is AT&T Uverse, my firewall is the built-in Mac firewall and I turned that off without effect. I am not running anti-virus software, to the best of my knowledge. The error messages I'm getting when trying to send email are

"Sending of the message failed. Peer’s Certificate issuer is not recognized. The configuration related to smtp.office365.com must be corrected."

and the same thing using the gmail server: "Sending of the message failed. Peer’s Certificate issuer is not recognized. The configuration related to smtp.gmail.com must be corrected."

Two screenshots of my smtp settings are attached.

Thanks for any guidance!

Asked by ted.von.hippel 1 year ago

Last reply by ted.von.hippel 1 year ago

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Disable Autofill

Hi, I cannot find a way to turn off/disable the "AutoFill" setting... it keeps on revealing my email addresses before I've typed them out. I'm not a fan of these securit… (read more)

Hi,

I cannot find a way to turn off/disable the "AutoFill" setting... it keeps on revealing my email addresses before I've typed them out.

I'm not a fan of these security breeches. Firefox is giving the wrong info online about disabling this feature because each time I try to disable in preferences/privacy... there is no "dropdown menu" whatsoever.

Any help on this matter will be most appreciated.

Asked by aaw2799 3 weeks ago

Answered by aaw2799 3 weeks ago

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Reinstalled Firefox and now makes me reregister every time I open it!

I love Firefox and have used it for years! I am working on a Macbook Air, with the latest Big Sur iOS. Today Firefox was working fine. Then (in an attempt to use a new so… (read more)

I love Firefox and have used it for years!

I am working on a Macbook Air, with the latest Big Sur iOS.

Today Firefox was working fine.

Then (in an attempt to use a new software that requires an old version of Firefox) I uninstalled my current Firefox and installed an old version of Firefox. (Side note: the old version of Firefox would not work with the new software's imacros because of Big Sur. So I have installed Parallels so I can run the new software on Windows.)

Soooooooo, I uninstalled the old version of Firefox, and then downloaded the lastest version of Firefox. I installed it as instructed.

Two things are happening:

1. Firefox icons in Applications and in the dock both show as a shortcut. I cannot seem to install a non--shortcut version of Firefox! 2. EVERY time I now open Firefox, it requires me to re-login to Firefox AND reinstall the extensions. Very annoying!

So I know I'm missing something. Not real technie, so any help is appreciated!

Thank you!

Asked by kip3 1 year ago

Answered by kip3 1 year ago

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Error in 98.0.1! When I click on web link in email, does not open new tab, but goes to last used tab - wrong!

Fix this bug ASAP - I can't get to any new sites on FF 98.0.1 since it updated yesterday! Need to go to the link I clicked in an email in a new tab. URGENT! On a MacBoo… (read more)

Fix this bug ASAP - I can't get to any new sites on FF 98.0.1 since it updated yesterday! Need to go to the link I clicked in an email in a new tab. URGENT! On a MacBook Pro. Has worked fine for years, til this update yesterday.

    • Please reply to [email removed from public] The email I had to log in under no longer exists! Help! **


/edit: moved thread from Firefox for iOS (iPhone/iPad) to (desktop) Firefox section as you have macOS.

Asked by dianerjones 2 months ago

Answered by dianerjones 1 month ago

Firefox 98.0.2/MacOS loads some pages but then blanks them

This problem appears on MacOS 10.13.3 but NOT Linux Mint 19.3 (Tricia). Repeat-by: 1. Start here: https://www.cnn.com/ That page should load cleanly. 2. Now clic… (read more)

This problem appears on MacOS 10.13.3 but NOT Linux Mint 19.3 (Tricia).

Repeat-by:

1. Start here:

       https://www.cnn.com/

That page should load cleanly.

2. Now click on "Live Updates", which is the top entry in the middle column of that page, and as of 3 April 2022 11:20 AM EDT takes you to:

       https://www.cnn.com/europe/live-news/ukraine-russia-putin-news-04-3-22/index.html

On MacOS, that page loads and is momentarily visible; then the page/tab it's loaded in goes blank. On Linux, that page loads as expected and remains visible.

Notes:

The problem did not happen with Firefox 88.0.1/MacOS.

The problem does not happen with Firefox 98.0.2/Linux, i.e., it appears to be specific to MacOS.

The problem remains whether extensions are enable or disabled (one a time or all at once).

The problem remains after the cache has been flushed and pages have been reloaded.

The problem remains after Firefox has been (completely) shut down and (cleanly) restarted.

The problem does not happen with Chrome/Chromium on either MacOS or Linux.

The problem also happens on *some* other pages on CNN's site (but not all) and on *some* (but not all) pages of other sites but there doesn't seem to be a pattern that explains which URLs exhibit it and which don't. This suggests that it's not privacy settings or extensions or anything like that, because there's no reason for those to vary from page to page within any one site.

If I'm VERY fast on hitting the "X" that stops a page loading/rendering while in progress, and I get the timing just right, I can catch it before the page/tab goes blank. So it appears that Firefox is in fact fetching all the content and can render it, but then for some reason is blanking the page/tab once that's done.

The attached screenshot shows what the problematic page (from step 2 above) looks like on Linux. On MacOS it's blank, so I didn't include a screenshot of that.

Asked by mramine2016 1 month ago

Last reply by -elison- 1 week ago

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timeout error in Thunderbird when moving an email from one gmail folder to another gmail folder

Hello! I am migrating emails from one gmail account to another gmail account. I do this by dragging the emails on Thunderbird from one folder to another one. For a few e… (read more)

Hello!

I am migrating emails from one gmail account to another gmail account. I do this by dragging the emails on Thunderbird from one folder to another one. For a few emails only (the ones with large attachments) I get the error "Connection to server imap.gmail.com" has timed out. I am looking for a fix and how to temporarily increase the timeout threshold.

The issue happens: - always for messages with attachments >11Mb. - sometimes for messages with attachments >8Mb. - unrelated to the internet speed (either >100Mb/s or a few Mb/s) - the error pop up usually after 40s to 1min - first showing in the bottom bar "xxx@gmail.com: Connected to imap.gmail.com", followed by "xxx@gmail.com: Sending login information..." and the I finally get the popup of error "Connection to server imap.gmail.com" has timed out."

The two things I already tried, based on past posts, are: - mailnewstcp.timout increased to 1000. It doesn't seem to change anything for my issue. - mail.server.server1.timeout changed from 29 to 100. It doesn't take into account the change and revert back to 29. I didn't try anything on gmail side.

Did anyone got this issue and found a fix? Thanks in advance

Asked by manu 1 year ago

Last reply by Desktop on localhost 1 year ago

How to get rid of Searchitnow hack?

How do i get rid of the searchitnow scam fake hack on Firefox? All the many links online to info on how to fix it is the same and none of it works. So it must all be par… (read more)

How do i get rid of the searchitnow scam fake hack on Firefox?

All the many links online to info on how to fix it is the same and none of it works. So it must all be part of the scam. Fucking horseshit. Can I say that?

Can someone tell me how to get rid of it in an actual human non fake way?

Asked by jeff179 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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disabling pinterest "save" button

For no reason that I can see, a pinterest "save" button has started to appear in the upper left hand corner of images in my Firefox browser. I have not loaded an extensio… (read more)

For no reason that I can see, a pinterest "save" button has started to appear in the upper left hand corner of images in my Firefox browser. I have not loaded an extension or add-on, and I can find nothing to "disable" under Tools.

Any suggestions?

Gregory

Asked by langrishe 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Facebook Loads to Blank White Screen

When I try to go to Facebook via Firefox, I now see a blank white screen. I have uninstalled and reinstalled. I have disabled add ons, I have cleared cache. Thoughts? … (read more)

When I try to go to Facebook via Firefox, I now see a blank white screen. I have uninstalled and reinstalled. I have disabled add ons, I have cleared cache. Thoughts?

Asked by bsilver387 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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computer won't turn on since upgrading Firefox

I got a message on my iMac running High Sierra, to upgrade Firefox this am, It upgraded to v. 78.0.2 on restart, getting message that cannot load OS. It will load in sa… (read more)

I got a message on my iMac running High Sierra, to upgrade Firefox this am, It upgraded to v. 78.0.2 on restart, getting message that cannot load OS. It will load in safe mode. but can't connect to internet or mail. Please help! Thank You, Scott Mandel MD

Asked by drscottmandel 1 year ago

Last reply by Roland Tanglao 1 year ago

Yahoo redirect Virus on Mac

I get redirected to yahoo so I thought I could just check the add-ons to look for malware. No add-on showed up in Firefox. I guess I have to find the file somewhere in my… (read more)

I get redirected to yahoo so I thought I could just check the add-ons to look for malware. No add-on showed up in Firefox. I guess I have to find the file somewhere in my Finder but I found nothing in LaunchDaemons, Application Help or any other folders where it might be located. Some people on the internet said that you should look in prefs in Firefox but there is not anything suspicious. How can I delete the redirect virus?

Asked by Bruno-w21 3 months ago

Last reply by James 3 months ago

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installed the wrong update

i accidentally installed the latest update not realizing it will not be compatible with my iOS 10.11.6 operating software. Can I reverse this and go bak to using the bro… (read more)

i accidentally installed the latest update not realizing it will not be compatible with my iOS 10.11.6 operating software. Can I reverse this and go bak to using the browser version I was using prior to this update?

Asked by cagroup 5 days ago

Answered by James 5 days ago

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Impossible to log in to PSN

Hello, I have a long lasting issue of logging in to my Sony PSN account on Firefox on iOS. When I try to log in, following message (in Czech) shows: Připojení k serveru s… (read more)

Hello, I have a long lasting issue of logging in to my Sony PSN account on Firefox on iOS. When I try to log in, following message (in Czech) shows: Připojení k serveru se nepodařilo navázat (18.758f1402.1637667594.2a7e98ef). It translates something like "Connection to the server was not possible to achieve." The issue is confirmed on Mozilla as on Chrome on the same Mac I do not have this problem. Also I can log throu android app, or Mozilla on android. So Mozilla for iOS is the only one causing the issue. Thank ou for looking into it. If necessary I am available for further questioning or help with investigation. Michal

Asked by stoned.pot 5 months ago

Answered by James 5 months ago