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www.<website>.com in location bar creates http://www.<website>.com, not httpS://www.<website>.com

When I key www.<website>.com in location bar and hit enter, Firefox uses http://www.<website>.com, not httpS://www.<website>.com, to find the website. M… (read more)

When I key www.<website>.com in location bar and hit enter, Firefox uses http://www.<website>.com, not httpS://www.<website>.com, to find the website. Most of the time the http:// version does not resolve to a website. It just hunts and hunts and hunts. This same thing happens many times when I click on a link in gmail which I open in Firefox.

Since we are all supposed to be using httpS:// these days, why doesn't Firefox default to https://?

Is there some setting that I'm missing?

Thanks, Caitlin

Asked by Caitlin 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Cookies expiration doesn't match with local time

i just created my login with cookies, i set cookie with expiration 16 minute later. Why the time between in the page and console bellow doesn't match ? my cookie expirati… (read more)

i just created my login with cookies, i set cookie with expiration 16 minute later. Why the time between in the page and console bellow doesn't match ? my cookie expiration should be 13:31 pm not 06:31 am.

Asked by fauzansaja10 1 month ago

Last reply by Pallavi kumari 1 month ago

Need to share Firefox profiles between multiple computers

Have a desktop and 2 laptops, (old and new). Need to share 100% of the desktop's Firefox profile directory structure with the 2 laptops. Meaning from the desktop; scp -rp… (read more)

Have a desktop and 2 laptops, (old and new). Need to share 100% of the desktop's Firefox profile directory structure with the 2 laptops. Meaning from the desktop;

scp -rp .mozilla/* laptop:~/.mozilla/

For security reasons, (and yes, I do work with government mandated private information), I can not share anything beyond my computers. So, the cloud is out of the question.

All I want is to copy my home directory from the desktop to the laptops, when needed.

Asked by KS 1 month ago

Last reply by Andrew 1 month ago

Sign out from Outlook issue

This have been going on for a while, but now it´s really irritating and I would so appreciate if someone could help me . Often (not always) when I click on my profile pic… (read more)

This have been going on for a while, but now it´s really irritating and I would so appreciate if someone could help me . Often (not always) when I click on my profile pic to log out, the option so sign out is missing. Sometimes I have to refresh the page 15-20 times before the option "sign out" shows again. I have tried disable my add-ons or whatever they are called.

Please help.

Asked by Rexxo 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Bookmarks -> properties are gone!?!

Dear Guys, after the last update... I do not know wich version I got before. But I hate updates and everything is completely different. And then we got it again: After my… (read more)

Dear Guys, after the last update... I do not know wich version I got before. But I hate updates and everything is completely different. And then we got it again:

After my last update I lost all my properties of the bookmarks!?!?! Where can I find them? Or how can I recover them?

Asked by rrieper911 1 month ago

Last reply by Aashish Kumar 1 month ago

Disbale the update notification!?

Hi there, after the last update, I getting from time to time the annoying information that there is an update available for firefox. How do I disbale the update informat… (read more)

Hi there, after the last update, I getting from time to time the annoying information that there is an update available for firefox. How do I disbale the update information? Please only answer is your awnser is not like that: "updates are important....." or "its not possible"

Asked by rrieper911 1 month ago

Last reply by Aashish Kumar 1 month ago

Unable to connect to government site

I am unable to connect to the following URL https://lakmshaegov01.msha.gov/UserManagement/ChangePassword.aspx. All other browsers seem to work. I ran an SSL Labs test and… (read more)

I am unable to connect to the following URL https://lakmshaegov01.msha.gov/UserManagement/ChangePassword.aspx. All other browsers seem to work.

I ran an SSL Labs test and it confirms that all tested versions of Firefox fail. I would like to know if anyone can spot something that might allow me to connect by temporarily relaxing the security checks in Firefox for this site.

Asked by tom.propst 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Can you change the new pop-out thing the URL bar does now?

So with the new update, the top URL bar will pop out slightly when you click it to type in a URL, or when you open a new tab. This is very distracting to me, why can't it… (read more)

So with the new update, the top URL bar will pop out slightly when you click it to type in a URL, or when you open a new tab. This is very distracting to me, why can't it just stay the same like before?

Is there a way to stop it from doing this?

Asked by Xirix 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

Run as Administrator Prompting to Make Changes to Computer - Found a Solution to Disable

Like many folks, I have somehow toggled 'Run as Administrator' and then become frustrated as Firefox asks every single time a tab or page opens if I want 'to allow Firefo… (read more)

Like many folks, I have somehow toggled 'Run as Administrator' and then become frustrated as Firefox asks every single time a tab or page opens if I want 'to allow Firefox to make changes to your computer'. Frustrating.

I've seen several answers to go to the 'Compatibility' tab and uncheck 'Run as Administrator' - but that did not seem to be solving the problem. I know it didn't for me!

It seems there is ANOTHER place to deactivate 'Run as Administrator'...and it supersedes the Compatibility input.

Firefox Properties => Shortcut => Advanced. Uncheck 'Run as Administrator'. The problem was solved for me, hope it works for you, too!

Asked by ciesicki.matt 2 months ago

Last reply by Pallavi kumari 2 months ago

GLIBC 2.18 now required on beta channel version for Linux

NOTE: I'm posting this from a different machine to the one which has the problem because, well, I can't run Firefox any more :-D Hello, The latest beta channel version (i… (read more)

NOTE: I'm posting this from a different machine to the one which has the problem because, well, I can't run Firefox any more :-D

Hello,

The latest beta channel version (installed on 2nd June 2020 at 16:00 UTC+2) of Firefox for x86-64bit Linux now requires GLIBC 2.18 (for libxul.so it says). This was not the case a couple of weeks ago when I last updated the Linux machine's Firefox.

Unfortunately, the highest version of GLIBC available on Redhat Enterprise Linux 7, through the usual yum channel for our servers, is GLIBC 2.17.

Anyone else stumble upon this? Any solutions (except upgrading to RHEL 8 ;-) )? At worst, I could downgrade Firefox to a previous beta or stable version.

Sorry for the probably noob-ish question. Error message when trying to run firefox:

XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /usr/local/firefox/libxul.so: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.18' not found (required by /usr/local/firefox/libxul.so) Couldn't load XPCOM.

Asked by steven.common 2 months ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 months ago

Lost Bookmarks

I just finished installing Ubuntu 20.04. When I started Firefox for the first time, it told me I was using an 'out of date' version and advised me to update. I clicked on… (read more)

I just finished installing Ubuntu 20.04. When I started Firefox for the first time, it told me I was using an 'out of date' version and advised me to update. I clicked on OK to do the update and thought it strange when Firefox started that it didn't have my home page. I immediately went to check the settings (now Preferences) and saw that the Home page was gone. I suspected that something had been done with my Firefox settings and checked my Bookmarks only to find them all gone. I don't believe that Firefox development would be so crass / careless as to delete my Bookmarks in this fashion. How can I retrieve them ?

Asked by jrmsco 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

How do I sync my Firefox mobile sync data to my computer

I want to know how to sync from my phone to my computer not from my computer to my phone. My computer sync data is corrupted and there's no backup files, while my phone s… (read more)

I want to know how to sync from my phone to my computer not from my computer to my phone. My computer sync data is corrupted and there's no backup files, while my phone still has all it's files. Firefox was spiking my ram usage by 60% or more yesterday so I uninstalled and reinstall it even though the old and new was both the latest version. When I signed on again, my computer sync data would not bring back my bookmarks, passwords, add-ons, etc..

That's why I want to know how to sync from my phone to my computer, but now my phone can't even sync, if I sync it the date doesn't change at all that it was last sync today. it shows the very last time i sync on my phone which was a month ago. I tried looking up this problem and there were some people who had same problem a few years ago but they still have their files. I have zero files of backup of anything on my computer

Asked by Bell 2 months ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 months ago

My pinned tabs vanish when Firefox updates. Is there a fix for this?

Whenever firefox does an update, my pinned tabs vanish from the tab bar on starting. The other home page tabs remain. Is there a fix for this? (The history is not erased … (read more)

Whenever firefox does an update, my pinned tabs vanish from the tab bar on starting. The other home page tabs remain. Is there a fix for this? (The history is not erased - it is still there). Thanks

Asked by Lauriel 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Firefox brings red page blocking sites?

Hi, I am visiting a site from my favorites and suddenly I am greeted with a red page urging me that this site has dangerous content and I should leave it? Why is that? Th… (read more)

Hi, I am visiting a site from my favorites and suddenly I am greeted with a red page urging me that this site has dangerous content and I should leave it? Why is that? There is an option to ignore the risk but I want this red screen disabled and not to see it again. How can I disable it and possibly even delete it from my computer?

In the settings I have unchecked this: Deceptive Content and Dangerous Software Protection Block dangerous and deceptive content

but still get the error. How can I disable this stupid page!

Asked by davebg 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

Работа ютуб

привет ! эти чудики разработчики, постоянно всякую фигню выдумывают раньше можно было поствить ролик с музыкой из ютуб, открыть ютуб в другой странице и смотреть новости … (read more)

привет ! эти чудики разработчики, постоянно всякую фигню выдумывают раньше можно было поствить ролик с музыкой из ютуб, открыть ютуб в другой странице и смотреть новости - теперь он останалвиает второе окно ютуба. Как эту ерунду убрать, чтобы без глупых "инноваций" разработчиков мазилы, шло воспроизведение контента ? Подобной дури нет ни хрома, ни у оперы.

Asked by banke135 2 months ago

Firefox does not reach 1Gb speed? how do i configure browser? Chrome and Edge does reach 1Gb at speedtest, Firefox does not

I already upgraded my home's internet speed up to 1Gb. It included a router's change. The fact i, when i do a speed test on Firefox, it does reach only 600 Mb download sp… (read more)

I already upgraded my home's internet speed up to 1Gb. It included a router's change. The fact i, when i do a speed test on Firefox, it does reach only 600 Mb download speed and 100 upload. If i do the same speed test with another browser, i get 900 MB download and 100 Mb upload. So , how do i configure Firefox in order to get same values than Edge and Chrome browsers? I understand it might has to be with some parameters in about:config . Could you give me some light on this? Thanks

Asked by elf_wolf 3 months ago

Last reply by Galahad 2 months ago