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Firefox doesn't support HTML5 while other Browsers do. Latest Ubuntu 20.04. LTS

So the problem is that Firefox doesn't play any HTML5 content. Weirdly except for Youtube. Youtube works just fine. But every other Website shows errors. Even songsterr.c… (read more)

So the problem is that Firefox doesn't play any HTML5 content. Weirdly except for Youtube. Youtube works just fine. But every other Website shows errors. Even songsterr.com. I'm using latest Firefox 76.0.1 on a recent Ubuntu 20. 04 LTS installation. Usual troubleshooting like updates doesnt work because "sudo apt-get upgrade" doesn't find any updates. I tried the same websites in the latest version of Chromium and they work perfectly fine. I couldn't find a mistake in the firefox settings or something so I'm confused. Disabling Plugins didn't change anything and turning of tracking protection didn't either. What is the Problem here and how can I solve it?

Asked by wauwufflp 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Recent Update from Thunderbird Ver 68 to 78.

Hi: I've just by mistake downloaded the Thunderbird Update from Ver 68 to 78 and I want to go back to the Version 68 - could you provide me with the details how to do it,… (read more)

Hi: I've just by mistake downloaded the Thunderbird Update from Ver 68 to 78 and I want to go back to the Version 68 - could you provide me with the details how to do it, please? Your earlier advice would be greatly appreciated ...! Many thanks. Tony H.

Asked by thorsak 1 month ago

Last reply by Wayne Mery 1 day ago

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I lost all my passwords from firefox after Refreshing my browser

Today I've refreshed my Firefox and I'm aware that I'll loose all my add-ons/extensions/customization's, but the problem is I've lost all my passwords in my Firefox lockw… (read more)

Today I've refreshed my Firefox and I'm aware that I'll loose all my add-ons/extensions/customization's, but the problem is I've lost all my passwords in my Firefox lockwise! Please help me. I need all my saved passwords ASAP.

Asked by SaiAkash Neela 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Can't access about:config

After updating firefox android to 79.4, I can't open about: config to configure dns over https that I used before updating, I really need that configuration,Thanks … (read more)

After updating firefox android to 79.4, I can't open about: config to configure dns over https that I used before updating, I really need that configuration,Thanks

Asked by Eko Setiyawan 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 months ago

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compare use of local folders to archiving

I am using TBird 68.7. I use IMAP and have set up numerous local folders where I store my emails. I move things from my Inbox to my local folders for storage, both to f… (read more)

I am using TBird 68.7. I use IMAP and have set up numerous local folders where I store my emails. I move things from my Inbox to my local folders for storage, both to free up the inbox, and so they aren't online where they can be hacked. How does this differ from setting of archives and a folder structure to store my emails? Do archives reside in a separate place on my HD so that the TBird profiles folder does not become as large. I have read all the archive articles and they describe how to do it (which I understand) but not why I would want to do it. Please advise.

Asked by eberger5 5 months ago

Answered by Stans 5 months ago

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Text and Background colors.

The background color on the screen for composing a message is black, and the text is red. This happens for when using "Write" to open the composing screen, or using a te… (read more)

The background color on the screen for composing a message is black, and the text is red. This happens for when using "Write" to open the composing screen, or using a template to compose. Even though the background and text during composition is black and red, respectively, the sent message is on a white background with black text. I would like the screen for composing the message to also be white text with black background and for those to be the default colors. Thank you.

Asked by Mark B72 5 days ago

Answered by Stans 5 days ago

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Migrating the profile of an older version to the latest version 78

I have been using a very old version of Thunderbird (3.1.20) and I now need to move to the latest version. I am hoping it will be possible to migrate the old profile in i… (read more)

I have been using a very old version of Thunderbird (3.1.20) and I now need to move to the latest version. I am hoping it will be possible to migrate the old profile in its entirety, with folders, stored POP mail, addresses and accounts to the latest version. I understand about editing profiles.ini to point to a backup copy of the old profile instead of the default profile, but I am not sure if the profile structure has been changed in later versions. Would I do this using the Profile Manager? Does it allow you to browse to a Profile backup location?

Also the existing paths in profiles.ini now seem to have slashes rather than backslashes. Is this a change I have to make in the editing of the path to the old profile I want to use?

Thanks for you patience. Dave

Asked by firefox845 1 day ago

Answered by Wayne Mery 1 day ago

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Cannot open large PNG

Firefox is unable to open large PNG. Tried opening the same PNG in other browsers (IE/Chrome) without any issues. The PNG is being served via webserver. The initial error… (read more)

Firefox is unable to open large PNG. Tried opening the same PNG in other browsers (IE/Chrome) without any issues. The PNG is being served via webserver.

The initial error message was unable to open the image. I reset and restarted firefox in safe mode and now I see broken image.

I can upload an example image, if needed.

Asked by Ferg 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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I cleared the cookies and I can't get acess to yahoomail with mozilla

I decided to clear all the cookies along with the browser history. After that I can't get access to my yahoo email. After trying to sing-in I get "a problem loading page"… (read more)

I decided to clear all the cookies along with the browser history. After that I can't get access to my yahoo email. After trying to sing-in I get "a problem loading page" with the following message:

"The page isn't redirecting properly Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies. "

I' ve tried with IE (bliahhhh!) and there isn't any problem. Could you please provide me some advice? Thank you in advance for your interest.

Asked by vasstsa 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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how to solve problems with downloading updates?

When i try to update the phone manualy I indicated that there was an error when looking for updates. Besides, the update for marketplace no download, as well there was an… (read more)

When i try to update the phone manualy I indicated that there was an error when looking for updates. Besides, the update for marketplace no download, as well there was an error.

Asked by Omarin 6 years ago

Answered by Andrew 6 years ago

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Found secret hidden Firefox browsed screenshots

I primarily use Firefox as my browser on my newer iMac with mountain lion. I had accidentally deleted some family photos from my desktop and used a recovery tool program … (read more)

I primarily use Firefox as my browser on my newer iMac with mountain lion. I had accidentally deleted some family photos from my desktop and used a recovery tool program to scrub my hard drive for recently deleted images. The program worked very good as I was able to recover my deleted family pictures but I had to go through hundreds of images to find them. In those hundreds of images I went through, I found screenshots of my Firefox activity from banking sessions, to amazon shopping, to google searches. I was stunned. They were only screenshots of Firefox browsing sessions. Hundreds. All taken without my knowledge. I clear my data often on Firefox. Cookies, cache, history, etc. I clear everything. Does anyone know why this is happening and how to stop it? It's definitely a security issue, a lot of the screenshots even showed "sign on" screenshots of banking sessions and amazon user names, email log-ins, etc. I don't know where the screenshots are stored, like I said I used a deleted image recovery program and it doesn't tell you, it just finds files. I scoured my computer looking for jpgs, pngs, etc and couldn't find anything on my own.

Asked by Butthump 6 years ago

Answered by philipp 6 years ago

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after reboot firefox won't start. runs in task manager, but won't pop up. reset, safe mode and uninstall/re-install won't help. ok if no reboot.

win7 Pro. has been running firefox ok. but lately with 25 and now 26, the firefox won't start. I can see firefox is running in task manager. but it just won't pop up. if… (read more)

win7 Pro. has been running firefox ok. but lately with 25 and now 26, the firefox won't start. I can see firefox is running in task manager. but it just won't pop up. if I download it again and install it, it will run, but every time I reboot the system, it just won't run again. try: reset, safe mode, uninstall & reinstall, new/clean profile, none of those work.

Asked by 123fox 6 years ago

Answered by MistaBungle 6 years ago

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Firefox doesn't recognize FLASH after update, no matter what. Also says to update plugins but there are none to update listed?

I have downloaded & re-downloaded FLASH, but after I updated my Firefox to 22.0 it no longer recognizes FLASH is installed on my computer. It also keep telling me "So… (read more)

I have downloaded & re-downloaded FLASH, but after I updated my Firefox to 22.0 it no longer recognizes FLASH is installed on my computer. It also keep telling me "Some plugins required by this page have been blocked for your protection." When I check the plugins, the 3 listed are up to date, and the other 3 are marked "research" - which doesn't allow you to update them. I cannot discern that any of those are what is being blocked. When I click on Details, it brings me to a list of "Modules bloqués" and it's all listed in French...which would be great if spoke French or lived in France, but alas California is in the USA. My Java is updated, enabled & not blocked in any way. My Shockwave Flash is disabled & it will not give me the option to Enable it; I also cannot find a way to reinstall it or find a plugin to help me. !@#$%! So frustrating that this new "update" is useless. I hate 22.0.

What do I do now?

Asked by ElandraDehlan 7 years ago

Last reply by Iben07Mo_dech 6 years ago

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recently yahoo mail want me to make them my home page every time I log on

Recently yahoo mail wants me to make them my home page I can not see my email until I close it down or agree. This happens every time, I did make it my home page and the… (read more)

Recently yahoo mail wants me to make them my home page I can not see my email until I close it down or agree. This happens every time, I did make it my home page and the message disappeared changed it back to my old home page and the message pops up. Is it firefox or yahoo causing the problem? and how do I stop it without making Yahoo my home page or changing my email.

Windows 7 latest firefox and yahoo.co.uk Regards

Asked by casman 6 years ago

Answered by Andrew 6 years ago

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new tab is bing. Cannot remove it

Since yesterday (23/11/13), everytime I open a new tab on my desktop, I get the Bing page instead of the firefox tabbed page. Tried a system restore, still it is there. H… (read more)

Since yesterday (23/11/13), everytime I open a new tab on my desktop, I get the Bing page instead of the firefox tabbed page.

Tried a system restore, still it is there.

How can I get rid of it?

Asked by Sherm77 6 years ago

Answered by Neilfox 6 years ago

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Google.com cookie placed when opening private browsing window on FF26

When I open a private browsing window on FF26, a Google.com cookie is placed. This cookie is not removed when finishing private browsing. The cookie is placed before any … (read more)

When I open a private browsing window on FF26, a Google.com cookie is placed. This cookie is not removed when finishing private browsing. The cookie is placed before any activities have taken place in either the normal FF window, or the private browsing window. No startpages are set, the windows open with a blank tab.

Where does the cookie come from and how do I permanently get rid of it?

Asked by Heidii 6 years ago

Last reply by Teri_ATX 6 years ago

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Application Blocked By Security Settings

I am unable to access my GlobeInvestor Streaming Quotes (http://finserv.globeinvestor.com/fcclient8/mainframe.htm) via GlobeInvestorGold.com. When I click on the "Tracker… (read more)

I am unable to access my GlobeInvestor Streaming Quotes (http://finserv.globeinvestor.com/fcclient8/mainframe.htm) via GlobeInvestorGold.com. When I click on the "Tracker" link on the GlobeInvestor Gold website to access my streaming quotes, I get a pop up with an error stating:

Name: fccapp Location: http://finserv.globeinvestor.com Your security settings have blocked an untrusted application from running.

I have restarted Firefox numerous times. I have reset Firefox. I have re-installed Java a few times and I have also updated all plugins. I am running Firefox on my MacBook Pro. If you could provide any assistance, I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you so much in advance.

Asked by KarenToronto 6 years ago

Answered by philipp 6 years ago