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Can't save logon information or create a primary password

On 84.0.2 on OSx. Firefox will offer to save usernames and passwords, but then does not remember them in the future. Attempting to import existing data from another brows… (read more)

On 84.0.2 on OSx.

Firefox will offer to save usernames and passwords, but then does not remember them in the future. Attempting to import existing data from another browser into Lockwise prompts a request to set a primary password first. Attempting to set a primary password (which is currently not set), yields the error message "Unable to change primary password."

Asked by aedes.ag 1 hour ago

Answered by aedes.ag 1 hour ago

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Bookmarks Toolbar "Only Show on New Tab" option not working

If i set Bookmarks Toolbar option to Always Show, everything works fine, the toolbar is displayed all the time. Now, if i set Bookmarks Toolbar option to Only Show on New… (read more)

If i set Bookmarks Toolbar option to Always Show, everything works fine, the toolbar is displayed all the time. Now, if i set Bookmarks Toolbar option to Only Show on New Tab the toolbar is not displayed anywhere. You can't see it in the new tab or the current tab.

I tested it with FF 85.0.2 (64-bit) and with FF Developer Editition 86.0b9 (64-bit)

I am attaching a VideoGIF to show the problem

Asked by dev/null 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Firefox Developer edition on ubuntu asking to reinstall the package on every update

I downloaded firefox developer edition from: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/developer/ But almost every 5-6 days it shows a prompt saying firefox have an update, d… (read more)

I downloaded firefox developer edition from: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/developer/ But almost every 5-6 days it shows a prompt saying firefox have an update, download it from website we will help you install it. It's inefficient and time consuming to manually download and setup firefox after every update.

Asked by yashrathicricket 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Widevine CDM Update Schedule

Widevine will revoke Widevine Content Decryption Module which is earlier than ver 4.10.2209.0. https://www.widevine.com/news Google has already released new version of CD… (read more)

Widevine will revoke Widevine Content Decryption Module which is earlier than ver 4.10.2209.0. https://www.widevine.com/news

Google has already released new version of CDM. However, the version on Firefox 88.0b7 is still 4.10.1582.2. You can check on the following menu: [Add-ons and Themes]>[Plugin]>[Widevine Content Decryption Module]

My questions are: 1. When is new Widevine CDM coming to Firefox? 1. Can Add-on Manger provide this update to older Firefox?

Asked by otoguro 1 week ago

Answered by otoguro 9 hours ago

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stop saving image files as webp

Firefox has been saving images from some sites as webp instead of JPG for a long time. There have been repeated threads on this subject which get locked and then pushed i… (read more)

Firefox has been saving images from some sites as webp instead of JPG for a long time. There have been repeated threads on this subject which get locked and then pushed into the long grass.

Sure, I could botch a solution by installing an add-on to convert them, or I could use something like XnView (which I do, periodically, and in bulk) after the save event has happened, or I can edit about:info to tell Firefox not to accept webp - but this breaks functionality for some sites (like eBay), but I have found that in the end I have had to start switching to Microsoft Edge to do my browsing for a number of sites because Mozilla Firefox are ignoring repeated user requests to provide a simple option to STOP doing this.

I don't want to save any files as webp - save them as PNG if you like, or jpg, but I use an ancient copy (v3.24) of ACDsee (from the days of Windows 98) for my image browsing, sorting, viewing etc because it is perfect, blisteringly quick, has no extra editing or other functionality which I don't need or want, and it doesn't bloat up anywhere with thumbnail files... but sadly webp didn't exist back then so it doesn't support it. I have used a number of much more up to date browser-viewers, but there is nothing can touch this OLD version of ACDsee for basically brilliant design.

I'm not changing my image viewer. It's non-negotiable.

I WILL however change my web browser if I have to, if the developers of the browser continually kick into the long grass to lock, hide away and pretend there's isn't an issue which has been repeatedly flagged as an annoyance for so many users.

I have been using one form or other of 'Mozilla' family of browsers since the days of Quarterdeck Mosaic. I don't particularly want to switch my loyalty, especially to Microsoft, but if they are listening to what customers want and providing it, and Mozilla are not, what else is there to do ?

I am a retired systems developer. I cannot envisage this being SUCH a big ask.

Modern software treats its users like idiots and takes away control, doing everything it's assumes on their behalf that they will want.

It is not difficult to provide an option within settings for when saving webp files to save as webp, png or jpg with conversion if necessary. All you need to do is hear the screams and respond. :)

Asked by Ethan 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Error code: SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER

I keep getting this error code when I try to access amazon.com. This is a new problem, less then 48 hours. I can access amazon with chrome and edge. Certificate informati… (read more)

I keep getting this error code when I try to access amazon.com. This is a new problem, less then 48 hours. I can access amazon with chrome and edge.

Certificate information: https://www.amazon.com/gp/site-directory

Peer’s Certificate issuer is not recognized.

HTTP Strict Transport Security: true HTTP Public Key Pinning: false

Certificate chain:


BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----

MIIDcjCCAlqgAwIBAgIQVV+IYzzojqBLqIYvE6zr1DANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQsFADAj MSEwHwYDVQQDDBhEaWdpQ2VydCBHbG9iYWwgUm9vdCBHMUEwHhcNMjAwNDE4MDIy ODMyWhcNMzEwNDE3MjIyODMyWjAZMRcwFQYDVQQDDA53d3cuYW1hem9uLmNvbTCC ASIwDQYJKoZIhvcNAQEBBQADggEPADCCAQoCggEBAKGcI7M9AEHpRFBTRlvFom1P Tn0RH4gQn+cpjRYUaTquY5APCGoH0oA0GczTJHfYjiPTdzEVOFBMvpvx6o4yJevy WN6Bp81gQuD7S1TE68zJqlT5CK9NtIxlGQFyjhe/RhCv6jG2pVBr9kz0HFQPq2b+ o/Ao8VhTA0zR+hurwQCDoxSwesgv4DRwyMTcg+MBuRw6fXmSK6ATwRrGf+lVdf49 T+ibLlEiHqmcRMruHhVDIM4bKluuvsZCbPBlEKZKEBmgQOCcdppOnwvEaPk5CH2E QlTqDz9ZlKjZtFOdqJiIIVtdOrNZHGDTB5OHLLysHNmNjSxDreDug2scdJSaoI0C AwEAAaOBqzCBqDATBgNVHSUEDDAKBggrBgEFBQcDATAMBgNVHRMBAf8EAjAAMA4G A1UdDwEB/wQEAwIFoDAzBgNVHREELDAqgg53d3cuYW1hem9uLmNvbYIMKi5hbWF6 b24uY29tggphbWF6b24uY29tMB8GA1UdIwQYMBaAFAvg5u4LB1vRyYGI0x1afGf3 akWGMB0GA1UdDgQWBBT7JJkosq7D4aCGS+zN4DmLp1x0VjANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQsF AAOCAQEABjA+q4jnBo1U0MN3x+NaBtMSnwDwqd6fjHwPdhDegxjDvi/7TQvHc2G8 0YxLqXXtX/xS2vBNwxWWlymZQgmj5UJE6IIcOBFD2Q/ipsNGfJ6F8npzmUg8XToD RwnsF//7mi1fZUR5p5vnSVkXw4j1vXhpW3dc7Pp8+zG6FZFf7eV1DD0xQd25NbWZ oQBXQDWTxD0dTVsPVaBFoFWgrX/fRoPe1lXksbk9TdQgEVqcDxKZR7s2+LpBB0uJ JmGCERUpDxr79K61AoaP9/5ToodEbxwNgxMBxcea36gLQO3q/YdQwTdjJrldc2C3 NgnZ8agB4iGnsJdF1ECxAUAMcNvorw==


END CERTIFICATE-----

Asked by Michael 1 day ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

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no display & no options

web pages don't display but address is shown at tabs, can't see options but other menu options seem to be okay. I uninstalled and erased all related data (I could find) m… (read more)

web pages don't display but address is shown at tabs, can't see options but other menu options seem to be okay. I uninstalled and erased all related data (I could find) multiple times and reinstalled multiple times but problem remains. I tried refresh, safe mode, etc. At installation I get error VCRUNTIME140_1.dll not found, a susequent installation finishes without errors. I am sending this from another system because I can't use the problem unit for this post. The problem system is similar to this one. I am puzzled and seek help.

Asked by tregxoferif 2 days ago

Answered by tregxoferif 14 hours ago

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youtube video not showing in website article

Hi i was checking the article of my website in Firefox and for some reason embedded YouTube video is not showing on Firefox browser. I've checked its working fine on chr… (read more)

Hi i was checking the article of my website in Firefox and for some reason embedded YouTube video is not showing on Firefox browser.

I've checked its working fine on chrome, opera and Windows default browser.

Asked by Best Chairs Reviews 15 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 15 hours ago

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Menu Font Size

I am using Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) on Win 10 Pro and the menu font size and toolbar icons are minuscule, even on my 32" monitor. I found a fix for this same problem in Th… (read more)

I am using Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) on Win 10 Pro and the menu font size and toolbar icons are minuscule, even on my 32" monitor.

I found a fix for this same problem in Thunderbird, but I don't see any way to make the menu fonts and toolbar icons bigger in Firefox. This has nothing to do with web sites, just the menu/bookmarks, toolbar icons, etc.

Thank you.

Asked by Bogey62 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Creating separate Firefox profiles on different user accounts

Hello, I am wondering it this is possible - I have a Windows 10 laptop that needs to be upgraded to V202H and I am told that the upgrade will probably delete all of my cu… (read more)

Hello,

I am wondering it this is possible - I have a Windows 10 laptop that needs to be upgraded to V202H and I am told that the upgrade will probably delete all of my current programs and settings - including my Firefox install and all bookmarks. To help recover from that, I wanted to know if it would be possible to set up an alternate Firefox in a not often used local account on my Windows 7 laptop and then sync the two so that after the upgrade, I can download Firefox again onto the Win 10 laptop and then sync it back so that I can get all of my bookmarks and settings for FF back onto the Win 10 laptop.

I don't want to sync it with the Firefox that I use in my regular Win 7 user account since that has a separate set of bookmarks and settings that I wouldn't want to change. I just wanted a way to "hold" all of the Win 10 Firefox stuff and "reinstall" it, and had thought that sync might be a way to do that.

If that won't work, is there a way to transfer the entire FF profile over to a new install on that laptop once it is upgraded?

Thanks for any help! Much appreciated!

Asked by TaylorNorth2 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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I recently resolvd an issue here, with eBay, or so I thought. I can't log in now.

Recently, a kind volunteer helped me resolve a technical problem I was having with eBay. I have only one start up on my computer now, which is my VPN I have disabled all… (read more)

Recently, a kind volunteer helped me resolve a technical problem I was having with eBay. I have only one start up on my computer now, which is my VPN I have disabled all my Add-ons. I exited out of Firefox, restarted my computer and went directly to ebay and had no trouble signing in or using the site. Yay! I thought it was all fixed. I still wanted to use some very important (to me) add-ons like Ghosterly, and a couple others, which I have had for approximately a year with no problem on ebay. I enable 3 of my favorite addons. I went back to ebay. And, now I can't sign in. They say the password doesn't match. I know that it is correct because I have it written down. When I tried many times, they kept making be "bot verify" When I tried to reset my password, they said I had to chat with someone. I am unable to chat because they say I might have disabled java script. I don't know where to look to see it I have done that. Having a "Senior Moment" here............

....also starting to get frustrated........... grrrrrrr..... I wanted to try to turn on one addon at a time, to see which might be the troublemaker, but never got the chance.

Any thoughts??

Asked by mangonanny 1 day ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 day ago

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Addons disappear after making Firefox Nightly not remember history

At [[about:preferences#privacy|about:preferences#privacy]], setting history to not remember it at all displays no plugins. Setting it back to normal makes the plugins app… (read more)

At [[about:preferences#privacy|about:preferences#privacy]], setting history to not remember it at all displays no plugins. Setting it back to normal makes the plugins appear again.

Asked by GrapeApple 1 day ago

Answered by GrapeApple 1 day ago

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firefox other bookmarks

firefox other bookmarks firefox Can I delete other bookmarks? I want to delete other bookmark folders in firefox, is there a way? Every time I bookmark it, I almost put i… (read more)

firefox other bookmarks firefox Can I delete other bookmarks? I want to delete other bookmark folders in firefox, is there a way? Every time I bookmark it, I almost put it in another bookmark. Is it impossible to change the setting with about: config or not to display it with an add-on?

Asked by 大塚 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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The facebook password I change on Monday and works will not work the next day...every time!!

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1333024] The Facebook password I change on Monday and Works, will not work the next day...every time!! … (read more)

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The Facebook password I change on Monday and Works, will not work the next day...every time!!

Asked by perks219 1 day ago

Last reply by TerryN21 1 day ago

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Your email was returned

I am Getting both "incorrect password" and "your email was returned" errors I know the password is correct as I can still use it to log in (including logging into these f… (read more)

I am Getting both "incorrect password" and "your email was returned" errors

I know the password is correct as I can still use it to log in (including logging into these forums) though I am getting this error when trying to create a recovery key or reset my password

For the "your email was returned" error, the email address is typed correctly in my account and I have gotten confirmation emails from FireFox as recently as 2 days ago. I get this error when trying to sign in to sync the Multi-Account Containers addon, as well as when trying to use "forgot password" to get a reset link.

I'm not sure how to proceed with these errors as each issue is preventing me from resolving them on my own.

At one point while I was getting the incorrect password error I got a message that my account is locked and an email would be sent to me for confirmation...though of course that also got "your email was returned"

Asked by Muninn 1 week ago

Answered by Muninn 1 day ago

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Zapamiętywanie zakładek przed zamknięciem przeglądarki

cześć, Posiadam OS Big Sur Mac Mini i mam pytanie, dlaczego na tym komputerze nie działa zapamiętywanie otwartych kart (przywracanie sesji)? Zaznaczyłam w opcjach: przyw… (read more)

cześć, Posiadam OS Big Sur Mac Mini i mam pytanie, dlaczego na tym komputerze nie działa zapamiętywanie otwartych kart (przywracanie sesji)? Zaznaczyłam w opcjach: przywracanie poprzednich sesji, ale to nie działa. Nie rozumiem tego. Jak miałam Windowsa, to nigdy nie było z tym problemu. A pracuje przy kilkudziesięciu otwartych kartach i nie wyobrażam sobie, żebym miała je za każdym razem otwierać pojedynczo... Z jednej grupy wsparcia Apple dostałam informacje, że Mac ma swoją przeglądarkę: Safarii i żebym jej zaczęłam używać. Ale ja nie chcę innej przeglądarki. Mam za dużo zapamiętanych kart, żeby je przenosić i nie chcę uczyć się kolejnej aplikacji. Dodatkowo powiedziano mi, że Mac nie lubi innych oprogramowań niż swoje. Idąc tym torem, nie można by używać Photoshopa, Adobe PDF, i wiele wiele innych aplikacji, bo Mac ich nie wyprodukował... To jakiś absurd! Proszę o pomoc, jak otwierać przeglądarkę z kartami z poprzedniej sesji?

Martyna

Asked by martyna.kondratowicz 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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ebay screen freezes constantly, error message says "web page is slowing down your browser" "Stop it?" or "Wait?"

Not sure if I chose the correct topic above, but here goes. It is my first time here. recently, after using the same browser and same site, under the same log in for ove… (read more)

Not sure if I chose the correct topic above, but here goes. It is my first time here.

recently, after using the same browser and same site, under the same log in for over 15 years, the pages freeze and I can't do any thing but wait until the error message pops up saying that "a webpage is slowing down your browser, do you want to: "Stop it" or "Wait" I click stop it and then wait a few seconds and I can see the screen glitch and then I can click on something and it will finally work. But, when I try to click on something else the same thing happens over and over again. I have discussed this with the chat agents, but they were no help. Someone from ebay called me after I asked them to and I explained the problem, and that I had cleared my browser cache, cookies, browsing history and it still gives the same error message and still freezes. I do NOT have this problem on any other website or platform. The ebay agent on the phone suggested that I try a different browser as he had no way to diagnose my problem. I asked "If the problem doesn't happen on any other site, how would it be caused by my browser?" He said, he was merely suggesting that as a process of elimination. I started to download another browser today, as this has been going on for far too long, probably two weeks now. Thank you for any suggestions you might have. Taylor

Asked by mangonanny 2 days ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 2 days ago