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Cannot copy text in Thunderbird

Hi, I use thunderbird ver. 115.9.0 on Garuda Linux Gnome (Arch based distro). From some time I noticed I cannot copy in app. I cannot copy text from messeges or copy text… (read more)

Hi, I use thunderbird ver. 115.9.0 on Garuda Linux Gnome (Arch based distro). From some time I noticed I cannot copy in app. I cannot copy text from messeges or copy text from popup window with thunderbird version. I try to change theme but it don'y help.

Regards.

Asked by skweresp 1 day ago

Last reply by skweresp 17 hours ago

Can receive but can't send emails via Thunderbird.

I'm with BT and recently changed my password with them. Presumably as a direct result I can still receive emails through Thunderbird but can't send them (though both work… (read more)

I'm with BT and recently changed my password with them. Presumably as a direct result I can still receive emails through Thunderbird but can't send them (though both work fine if I use BT's own web service).

Initially I was getting 'timed out' responses but I've been running through some of the previously suggested fixes and am now at the point where I'm trying to enter the password (to login to BT server) and it's not being recognised.

All of the primary account settings seem okay, so I'm running out of ideas that aren't beyond my limited level! Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Many thanks,

Asked by IanC 19 hours ago

Videos automatically play after a short period of time after being paused (Ubuntu 22.04)

When I pause a video (any site) and go to another tab / stay on the site, after a seemingly random amount of time the video starts playing again. I'm using latest Firef… (read more)

When I pause a video (any site) and go to another tab / stay on the site, after a seemingly random amount of time the video starts playing again.

I'm using latest Firefox on Ubuntu 22.04 (snap).

I've tried (didn't work):

  • Disabling media hardware controls through about:config
  • Disabling autoplay through about:config

Asked by Pawel Len 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 20 hours ago

sometimes google won't open

In windows 10, unrepeatably, firefox won't open google so I immediately open it in a new tab and it works. This happens randomly so I can't do any tests to find out if it… (read more)

In windows 10, unrepeatably, firefox won't open google so I immediately open it in a new tab and it works. This happens randomly so I can't do any tests to find out if it is an extension or hardware acceleration that is the problem.

Asked by jvvlog 1 day ago

Last reply by zeroknight 21 hours ago

Youtube only shows White Screen.. no video plays

Firefox works great on every other video site. But Youtube will not show or play video. I have refreshed Firefox, disabled add on. Restarted my computer, tested all hardw… (read more)

Firefox works great on every other video site. But Youtube will not show or play video. I have refreshed Firefox, disabled add on. Restarted my computer, tested all hardware. No Bueno...

Asked by valkerie33 22 hours ago

Last reply by zeroknight 21 hours ago

UI Elements Display

Whenever I use Firefox the UI image elements will become oversized making everything squished. I have provided pictures of the incorrect display and what it looks like on… (read more)

Whenever I use Firefox the UI image elements will become oversized making everything squished. I have provided pictures of the incorrect display and what it looks like on my default browser fir reference.

Asked by Obsidious Marical 22 hours ago

Firefox updates

Hi I am a longtime user of your browser. I have version 124.0.2(64 bit) installed on three devices. First thing I do on opening it is to click on "about", which normally … (read more)

Hi I am a longtime user of your browser. I have version 124.0.2(64 bit) installed on three devices. First thing I do on opening it is to click on "about", which normally updates the browser, before I do any browsing. In the last three weeks, however, it has not updated on any of the three devices, rather, it says "Failed to check for updates". I have tried the workarounds suggested at your Help center, and nothing has worked. What gives, may I ask? Thank you

Asked by de-nouement 1 day ago

Last reply by zeroknight 22 hours ago

My saved username and password is not being displayed on 1 website

The full website link has /users/login, but when I checked the saved passwords, the link stops before the first /, its just websitename.com, instead of wesbsitename.com/u… (read more)

The full website link has /users/login, but when I checked the saved passwords, the link stops before the first /, its just websitename.com, instead of wesbsitename.com/users/login, and I suspect the full link not being save is whats causing it not to show up. Is there any way to brute force it to show up?

Asked by ThSoMa 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 22 hours ago

New 'tabs' & 'windows' locked-up when on NPR's website

Hey Gang -- Has anyone else experienced this? Whenever I'm on NPR's website listening to a radio program, I can't access any other websites on separate tabs or window… (read more)

Hey Gang -- Has anyone else experienced this?

Whenever I'm on NPR's website listening to a radio program, I can't access any other websites on separate tabs or windows. (they simply won't 'load' or even acknowledge any commands)

I find this to be very strange.

If anyone can help with this minor quandary I would be grateful.

Sincerely,

--Art

PS - I am using a PC desktop computer, running Windows 10 and using the latest Firefox version 124.0.2

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Asked by artstudio8 2 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 23 hours ago

Error accessing nyu.edu email (provided by gmail) from Thunderbird client after nyu password update

Give that I use TB as my desktop client to access my nyu.edu email (provided by google), and that recently I updated my password as periodically requested by nyu admin Wh… (read more)

Give that I use TB as my desktop client to access my nyu.edu email (provided by google), and that recently I updated my password as periodically requested by nyu admin When I try to access nyu email a pop up screen come up asking to authenticate with imap.gmail.com. I click next and get a 403 Access Forbidden error (Authentication failure while connecting to server imap.gmail.com.)

Solutions I have tried: 1. Clear cookies, history and cache on browsers and TB; 2. Changed default browsers (Ffox, Ch, Edge); 3. Deleted account in TB and created it again using instructions here https://www.nyu.edu/servicelink/KB0016473 4. Accessed my nyu email on browser to check user name and password. It works. I can access the email.

Nothing seems to work. Still get 403 error. As a result I am unable to authenticate and hence use the email account in TB.

Asked by Music4253 1 day ago

Last reply by Music4253 1 day ago

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How to Add preferences to Firefox through Windows Server Group Policy

Hi everyone. I have installed Firefox on all windows 10 workstations and I have also installed latest Firefox Group Policy ADMX on Server. I need to set some preferences … (read more)

Hi everyone. I have installed Firefox on all windows 10 workstations and I have also installed latest Firefox Group Policy ADMX on Server. I need to set some preferences on all Workstations. The preferences that I want to set are the ones that can be found in about:config.

But the problem is that only some of these preferences exist in Group Policy by default and it says "deprecated". I know that I can add additional about:config preferences in a Group Policy object called "Preferences". But no matter how I enter the format or how I change the JASON file, no preference policy is applied to Firefox in workstations. By the way when I change "Preferences" gpo in group Policy the next Policy called "Preferences (JASON on one file)" does also change. I have thoroughly searched the web and Mozilla support and have tested all suggestions but all to no avail. Can you please help me and Give me an example of how to do that? I would appreciate any answer in advance.

Asked by manoochehr.zangooei 1 day ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 day ago

Thunderbird won't open

My Thunderbird has been working properly for about 30 years, but now refuses to open. Message received says 'Authentication failed'. This happens repeatedly (for at least… (read more)

My Thunderbird has been working properly for about 30 years, but now refuses to open. Message received says 'Authentication failed'. This happens repeatedly (for at least 20-30 times) and appears to relate to my password. It suggests 'Retry' or 'Enter new password'. The 'Retry' repeats as before so I check the Saved Passwords and enter the one saved. I get the same message. I am using Version 115 and have been for some time.

Could this be related to a change of Profile? There must be a way to reset the password? I have checked all the settings and no errors appear, all settings confirmed.

I have thought about a Recovery Mode and seem to remember seeing a message that I do have that. I just don't know how to access it.

Asked by Graham Jones 1 day ago

Last reply by david 1 day ago

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Darstellung

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, ich mußte leider Thunderbird neu installieren und seit dem erscheinen Nachrichten nur noch in seperaten Fenstern. Normalerweise war die Dar… (read more)

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, ich mußte leider Thunderbird neu installieren und seit dem erscheinen Nachrichten nur noch in seperaten Fenstern. Normalerweise war die Darstellung 2geteilt: Oben die Nachrichten und unten die Inhalte. Wie stell ich das wieder her?

Mit freundlichen Grüßen Peter Treek

Asked by peter.treek 1 day ago

Answered by peter.treek 1 day ago

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Saved draft message

I saved a draft of a long email. I now wish to open the draft to proof read it and send it. With the latest version of Thunderbird I cannot find any way to access and o… (read more)

I saved a draft of a long email.

I now wish to open the draft to proof read it and send it.

With the latest version of Thunderbird I cannot find any way to access and open the save draft.

Any assistance gratefully received.

Thanks in advance

Peter

Asked by PeterM 3 days ago

Answered by PeterM 1 day ago

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Cannot remove "Your browser is being managed by your organisation" in home settings

I cannot remove "Your browser is being managed by your organisation" and seems to be stopping the home settings saving. They simply revert back to the default (see image)… (read more)

I cannot remove "Your browser is being managed by your organisation" and seems to be stopping the home settings saving. They simply revert back to the default (see image) when I restart Firefox. Not sure what is meant by "your organisation" as I am a personal user, not organisation. I'm the single user of the browser (e.g. just one user on my PC, which is me) and also Admisitrator. Can someone help me remove this. Thanks John

Asked by john.udale 1 day ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 day ago