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I have installed Firefox on my macbook pro, and cannot seem to get the icon of firefox to stay on my Dock. Can you help?

This should be a simple process, as I have done it before on other computers - but the icon is only in my dock as a "?", which I click on , and then it opens up to the Fo… (read more)

This should be a simple process, as I have done it before on other computers - but the icon is only in my dock as a "?", which I click on , and then it opens up to the Fox/World icon. As soon as I shut down the computer - the Firefox icon disappears.

Asked by ajsviridoff 6 years ago

Answered by patrickmc 6 years ago

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Firefox Dev can’t establish a connection to local server

I'm a web developer that setup a local environment under Linux Mint. For some reason, Firefox Developer Edition (59.0b7 64-bit) cannot access sites on my localhost. The i… (read more)

I'm a web developer that setup a local environment under Linux Mint.

For some reason, Firefox Developer Edition (59.0b7 64-bit) cannot access sites on my localhost. The interesting thing is that Firefox Quantum 58.0.1 (64-bit) is showing these local sites perfectly fine. I've tested other browsers, including Konqueror and Lynx, and these work fine also.

I've setup my environment so that apache2 can serve pages from a 'wildcard' virtual host. Using symlinks, I can link my project files to another directory that functions as the web root. Thus:

/home/me/business/projects/client/index.html => /home/me/business/www/client/index.html

Navigating to http://client.dev brings up the page perfectly in Firefox 58, Konqueror, and Lynx.

However, Firefox Developer Edition, AND Google Chrome, both fail to load the page. The URL changes from http://client.dev to https://client.dev and throws this message:

"Unable to connect

Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at client.dev."

I've played around with the about:config settings for Network.dns.* but nothing seems to help. Also, the apache logs do not produce anything useful.

Your input will be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Alan W 2 years ago

Answered by Alan W 2 years ago

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Red screen locking Firefox saying Firefox_Critical_Error

I am getting a solid red screen with screeching sound saying a web site is trying to do something to my computer and that it's a FIREFOX CRITICAL ERROR and I need to call… (read more)

I am getting a solid red screen with screeching sound saying a web site is trying to do something to my computer and that it's a FIREFOX CRITICAL ERROR and I need to call help desk. The only way I have found to close the window is to open Task Manager and close Firefox. Sometimes after rebooting the page will go away for a period of time but it always comes back. HELP! How do I get rid of this monster? The Windows 10 Virus scanner won't clear it and neither will Malwarebytes malware scanner.

Thank you, Jake

Asked by jakebe2 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

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YAHOO MAIL SHOWS TEMPORARY ERROR 14 IN FIREFOX?

Been receiving "Temporary Error 14" for days now??? I followed the "Workaround" by Signing out of Yahoo Mail, clearing cache and cookie, restarting my web browser and si… (read more)

Been receiving "Temporary Error 14" for days now??? I followed the "Workaround" by Signing out of Yahoo Mail, clearing cache and cookie, restarting my web browser and signing back into my Yahoo Mail several times with no success??? Other Family Members are able to log into their Yahoo Mail using the same computer with no problem??? I'm using Firefox 28.0! I'm able to sign-in on a friends computer with chrome???

Asked by TLBRO 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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A red screen appeared on my Windows desktop home page with a number to call regarding a Trojan threat. Do you ever give a number to call in a case like this?

When I first got on the Firefox browser a full page red screen came up with white letters, telling me I should call a certain number (I didn't write it down - didn't call… (read more)

When I first got on the Firefox browser a full page red screen came up with white letters, telling me I should call a certain number (I didn't write it down - didn't call either). On the main red page it said my passwords may be compromised and I should alert my bank accounts, etc., Other smaller alert boxes came up, but I don't remember what was in them. I eventually cancelled all those alert boxes and logged of. The next time I got on Firefox was fine. Does Firefox give out numbers to call in a case like this? Is my computer infected? Thank you/

Asked by jcharlesb 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

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Bypass on error code "SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER" not possible anymore

Since some time I get the error code "SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER" on reliable websites. But it is not possible anymore to add an exception as described in https://support.m… (read more)

Since some time I get the error code "SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER" on reliable websites. But it is not possible anymore to add an exception as described in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER?as=u&utm_source=inproduct. Is the outdated info??? So, the only way to use these websites is to use another browser. What's going on here?

Asked by armanic 2 years ago

Answered by Shadow110 2 years ago

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x-vlc plugin gives me a plugin is needed to display the content

I am trying to display streaming content from 4 webcams within my local network. This works properly on my Linux Mint box with Firefox 48.0, but does not work on My macbo… (read more)

I am trying to display streaming content from 4 webcams within my local network. This works properly on my Linux Mint box with Firefox 48.0, but does not work on My macbook running OSX El Capitan 10.11.5 on Firefox 50.1.0. Also same problem on my IMac.

The html code is like this...

<object type="application/x-vlc-plugin" data="rtsp://LWK-????:????????@192.168.1.xx:554/img/video.sav" width="500" height="375" id="video1"> <param name="movie" value="rtsp://192.168.1.0/archive/xxxxxxxxxxx"/> <embed type="application/x-vlc-plugin" name="video1" autoplay="no" loop="no" width="500" height="375" target="rtsp://LWK-????:????????@192.168.1.???:554/img/video.sav" />

I downloaded Flip4mac, as was advised on a post I found on stackoveflow, but that made no difference.

How do I know which plugin is needed? Searching on extensions, I see nothing for x-vlc-plugin. Is extension same as plugin? What do I download if not Flip4mac?

Any help would be greatly appreciated, Thanks, Joe

Asked by Joe 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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Firefox crashes constantly

Continued from this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1002029?utm_campaign=questions-reply&utm_medium=email&utm_source=notification Firefox cras… (read more)

Continued from this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1002029?utm_campaign=questions-reply&utm_medium=email&utm_source=notification

Firefox crashes constantly. Tried starting it in safe mode, and then disabling the javascript-line. Helped for a few days, but now the crashes are back

The 10 latest crash reports (all today): bp-9ce11f44-53e5-4e5b-8d24-444a82140530 bp-4f853bef-a467-421f-b200-5aa2e2140530 bp-24843b24-7d08-4ab1-8c13-204082140530 bp-e8274262-219f-4711-8e85-560622140530 bp-2ba874e6-ca77-490e-aa31-39e152140530 bp-21dc620e-59aa-4084-a823-80a9a2140530 bp-a9aebf9c-acf2-47ec-b0d5-449102140530 bp-603cd787-208a-4c23-95b0-db5822140530 bp-ac705fb4-f382-4957-bbe0-141b52140530 bp-677b2c3c-2160-4959-a005-62f6a2140530 bp-a8f5a9c1-6ddc-40d0-b21d-812c42140530

Asked by Andrimner 6 years ago

Answered by iamjayakumars 6 years ago

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Instructions for turning off cache are wrong. Do not have network.http.use-cache

I am trying to turn off my cache settings. The instructiuons given tell us to set 'network.http.use-cache in about:config. I have tried that, and that Preference name no … (read more)

I am trying to turn off my cache settings.

The instructiuons given tell us to set 'network.http.use-cache in about:config.

I have tried that, and that Preference name no longer exists.

How is this achieved?

I need this for Automation Testing. Currently, cached data casuses tests to fail.

Asked by stapes 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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Updated latest platform SE 7 U51 10.51.2.13 bit not able to open certain website.

Hi, I have updated my Java with latest version SE 7 U51 10.51.2.13 bit not able to open certain website. Please let me know now what to do so that I can open the website … (read more)

Hi,

I have updated my Java with latest version SE 7 U51 10.51.2.13 bit not able to open certain website.

Please let me know now what to do so that I can open the website - www.federalbank.com.

Thanks & Regards, Akansha.

Asked by akanshamittal001 6 years ago

Answered by Santhosh_PKD 6 years ago

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Firefox won't open, quit, force quit or finder quit. Help!

I can't open a new window. I can't select preferences. I can't shut it down even when I try to force quit. Going to the finder and shutting down does not work. This p… (read more)

I can't open a new window. I can't select preferences. I can't shut it down even when I try to force quit. Going to the finder and shutting down does not work. This prevents me from shutting down my computer.

Asked by nerakbow 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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I lost the bookmark star button from next to the address bar.

There is right now literally no obvious way to bookmark a page. This is a serious flaw in the browser. The Forum instructions say to restore it from "Customize." But it'… (read more)

There is right now literally no obvious way to bookmark a page. This is a serious flaw in the browser.

The Forum instructions say to restore it from "Customize." But it's not there, just the bookmark menu button, which does not allow you to bookmark a page. It then says restore defaults. That doesn't restore the star either. Does anyone know how to get it back once it's gone? It should not be so difficult that I can't figure it out.

Asked by Zorro2013 3 years ago

Answered by Zorro2013 3 years ago

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recaptcha not working in firefox on any version new or older tried reinstall loads of times no success

I have no captcha at all in firefox on any version new or old either 32bit or 64bit i am on windows 10x64 and not showing anything but IE and chrome are ok showing it i e… (read more)

I have no captcha at all in firefox on any version new or old either 32bit or 64bit i am on windows 10x64 and not showing anything but IE and chrome are ok showing it i even tried this https://patrickhlauke.github.io/recaptcha/ and nothing i only get Google reCAPTCHA test

Adds the vanilla reCAPTCHA widget, for testing...

and nothing below i have no idea of how to get it working tried all the suggestions about this issue and nothing fixed it

Asked by xapim 2 years ago

Answered by xapim 2 years ago

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inputs not displaying the value they are programmed to display when refreshing site

Programming in PHP. kind of a form (actually it is not a form but it uses form elements - js is used to submit.) When submitting, data is stored in session variable, and … (read more)

Programming in PHP. kind of a form (actually it is not a form but it uses form elements - js is used to submit.) When submitting, data is stored in session variable, and the page is reloaded, same form is shown, with data modified (formattet different). This shows data the way the user typed them - not the way PHP formats them.

Useless.

And yes, I have verified, with a different display section, that PHP is actually doing what it's supposed to - but firefox does not display data in input lines, the way they are programmed - they do not display the programmed value, but the value the user typed last time.

Likewise the web tool, does not show the actual sourcecode, but a modified version of it. Selecting "View Source" does not give the same source as "Inspect element"....

FF 49.0.1

Asked by Birger52 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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I use dualscreens, whenever I choose fullscreen on Youtube/twitch/... it always go fullscreen on my main monito,anyway to make it fullscreen on other instead?

I have 2 monitors:A and B My setup: work on monitor A (primary one), put firefox browser on monitor B. What I need: I need to play fullscreen on twitch.tv/youtube/... on … (read more)

I have 2 monitors:A and B My setup: work on monitor A (primary one), put firefox browser on monitor B. What I need: I need to play fullscreen on twitch.tv/youtube/... on monitor B (it always go fullscreen on A whenever I try, even though I putted firefox on B)

Asked by wiolono 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago

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plugin check not working

The Firefox plugin checker is reporting "Update Now" for VLC media player Web Plugin 2.1.0. The 'update now' link invites me to download Plugin 2.1.2. but i already have … (read more)

The Firefox plugin checker is reporting "Update Now" for VLC media player Web Plugin 2.1.0. The 'update now' link invites me to download Plugin 2.1.2. but i already have 2.1.2 installed so the plugin checker is detecting the wrong version. I have had v2.1.2 installed since December 9th 2013 and run the plugin checker on a weekly basis so i'm not sure why it has suddenly decided that this is a vulnerable plugin.

I am running Firefox 26.0 on Windows XP

thanks ...

Asked by richlaughlin 6 years ago

Answered by richlaughlin 6 years ago

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How can I select a client certificate from a smartcard?

Hi, I have a spr532 card reader with a test smartcard with Firefox 50.1.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 up to date. I want to use the client certificate from the device to log in on a … (read more)

Hi,

I have a spr532 card reader with a test smartcard with Firefox 50.1.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 up to date. I want to use the client certificate from the device to log in on a website that I am developing.

I also have a test certificate that I generated and it is not on the card. I can log in with the test certificate that I have but not with the one on the card. The problem is that in the "User identification request" page I cannot see the certificate from the smartcard. I can see my generated certificate but not the one on the smartcard. Firefox asks me for the pins for the smartcard (I have two certs on the card and they both have PINs). Firefox sees my certs from the smartcard in about:preferences#advanced > View Certificates > Your Certificates column. I have both the certs on the smartcard and the one I generated in that table. But when I try to log in, Firefox only shows me my generated cert and not the one from the smartcard.

What can I do? How can I debug this? This is a dev environment. I can change any configs on the server so I can decrypt the TLS session and see what is going on between my server and the browser.

PS: I tried to send this message with 2 other email accounts but I do not get the confirmation email.

Thank you!

Asked by andreiconnectis 3 years ago

Answered by andreiconnectis 3 years ago

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opens off monitor screen

I have a 2007 Intel Processor with Vista and my latest version of Mozilla Firefox now opens off the monitor screen. How do I get it to open normally without losing my boo… (read more)

I have a 2007 Intel Processor with Vista and my latest version of Mozilla Firefox now opens off the monitor screen. How do I get it to open normally without losing my bookmarks etc. Thanks

Asked by mre1920 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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Persistent "Firefox profile cannot be loaded" error after update.

Hi! After update to 56.0, I was getting multiple following messages when starting and/or using Firefox. Eventually, all my bookmarks loaded without problem, but the error… (read more)

Hi!

After update to 56.0, I was getting multiple following messages when starting and/or using Firefox. Eventually, all my bookmarks loaded without problem, but the error windows appeared consistently:


"Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible."


Attempted solutions (with no success):

 - Delete %appdata%/Mozilla/Firefox/profiles.ini file
 - Delete the whole %appdata%/Mozilla/Firefox folder
 - Re-install firefox
 - Delete the %appdata%/Mozilla folder, delete C:\ProgramFiles\Mozilla Firefox folder and re-install
 - Remove old profile and add new one using "firefox.exe -P"
 - Repeat some of the above 5x

Working solution: Reboot

 - I noticed Kaspersky antivirus was demanding restart after its own update.
 - Firefox error said "inacsessible", and antivirus frequently locks out our files during development.
 - Kaspersky forces its plugins into browsers, so I gave restarting it a try.
 - The Firefox works after reboot with no errors even with the original (restored) contents of the %appdata%/Mozilla folder.

Suspected cause of the problem:

 - The Kaspersky automatically installs its extension into browsers (even after manually removing or disabling them). 
 - I suspect that the updates/installs somehow conflicted.

EDIT: Reformatting for better readability. Added missing info into "attempted" solutions.

Asked by akwky 3 years ago

Answered by akwky 3 years ago

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Can't make Firefox my default browser as it's NOT listed in Choose an App.

I have to use Windows 10 (Home v:1703). I'd like Firefox to be my default browser, but it's not listed in 'Choose an App'. There's just Microsoft Edge listed, along with… (read more)

I have to use Windows 10 (Home v:1703).

I'd like Firefox to be my default browser, but it's not listed in 'Choose an App'.

There's just Microsoft Edge listed, along with Internet Explorer, and an option to choose an app from the shop.

Microsoft Edge is also presumptuously shown as the default app to start with.


If Firefox isn't listed, how can I set it to be my default browser - or, isn't this 'allowed' in Windows 10 ?

Asked by Catherine Barber UK 2 years ago

Answered by alan_r 2 years ago