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Firefox manual update with Linux Ubuntu

I have a System 76 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The LTS (Long Term Support) ended years ago with Firefox 66. All of that works fine still. My problem is: 1. The worl… (read more)

I have a System 76 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The LTS (Long Term Support) ended years ago with Firefox 66. All of that works fine still. My problem is: 1. The world is telling me to upgrade my browser. 2. Mozilla tells me "Note: If you use your Linux distribution's packaged version of Firefox, you will need to wait for an updated package to be released to its package repository. This article only applies if you installed Firefox manually (without using your distribution's package manager)." 3. There will never be an updated package because LTS has ended. 4. IS THERE A WAY TO MANUALLY INSTALL A NEWER BROWSER LIKE FIREFOX 123?

Asked by Jim 3 months ago

Answered by Jim 3 months ago

How to use Advanced Preferences (about:config) to select 'Manual proxy configuration' setting

I want to use the Advanced Preferences (about:config) to select 'Manual proxy configuration' setting. I have been able to set the HTTP Proxy and associated port but I am… (read more)

I want to use the Advanced Preferences (about:config) to select 'Manual proxy configuration' setting. I have been able to set the HTTP Proxy and associated port but I am unable to find the setting in Advanced Preferences that will select Manual proxy configuration. Could someone please help. Thanks

Asked by jon.christian 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

Firefox opens up a second browser screen automatically when I am already in a website!

When I login to my main Firefox browser and then access a website within a short while the browser screen opens up again automatically. In other words, a second window w… (read more)

When I login to my main Firefox browser and then access a website within a short while the browser screen opens up again automatically. In other words, a second window which is very irritating. How can I stop this from happening?

Asked by graemesmith300653 4 months ago

Last reply by munrorod 1 day ago

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Certificate Based Authentication and SmartCard requirements

Hello, We are using Firefox on macOS to access web services that require Certificate Based Authentication. Our certificates are stored on YubiKeys PIV slots. If we plug… (read more)

Hello,

We are using Firefox on macOS to access web services that require Certificate Based Authentication. Our certificates are stored on YubiKeys PIV slots.

If we plug the token, open Firefox and access the website, it works just fine. The Certificate picker is shown and the OS ask for the PIV PIN to validate the access.

However, if we do the request when the token isn't plugged, Firefox does not ask for it, the website deny the authentication and the context is kept in cache. Requesting again the web site with the token added in between does not restart the certificate lookup and we are forced to close Firefox or move to a private window to make it works.

What is the proper way to avoid this issue? Is it a known bug? Is there a way to configure Firefox to always show the certificate picker even if no certificate are found and then reload the list of certificate based on connections events?

Thanks

Asked by ygini 2 years ago

Last reply by ygini 2 years ago

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Print preview button is missing with Firefox again.

Tried to reset settings. Does not work. Went to about:config, than tab.mo / print.tab_modal.enabled set to false. Did this method before and it worked. Now this method do… (read more)

Tried to reset settings. Does not work. Went to about:config, than tab.mo / print.tab_modal.enabled set to false. Did this method before and it worked. Now this method does not work trying to get print preview back. Firefox is my web browser. I am in windows 8.1. Seems like Firefox did some updates again and now I can not get print preview back! WHY DOES NOT FIREFOX LEAVE WILL ENOUGH ALONE WHEN THEY HAVE SOMETHING GOOD? Bring back the old classic print preview button back and leave it. Now how can I get the old print preview button back???? Need help!! Thanks philm

Asked by marschall3 2 years ago

Last reply by paul921 2 years ago

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Help keeps mentioning a "shield" to the left of the address bar. I don't see one. Why?

Help continuously mentions something about clicking a "shield" to the left of the address bar, yet my up to date Firefox shows no "shield" anywhere i can find. Has an upd… (read more)

Help continuously mentions something about clicking a "shield" to the left of the address bar, yet my up to date Firefox shows no "shield" anywhere i can find. Has an update obviated the need for it, and if so, do we have updated help files to reflect the new control for security, vpn and cookie usage?

Asked by MaxTrax 2 years ago

Last reply by Terry 2 years ago

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When sharing a specific window in Google Meet, *ALL* popups from extensions will show on Google Meet

When using Google Meet, you are given the option to share your screen — either the entire screen, or a specific Firefox window. I've noticed, however, that no matter wha… (read more)

When using Google Meet, you are given the option to share your screen — either the entire screen, or a specific Firefox window.

I've noticed, however, that no matter what Firefox window is used, if you access an extension that creates a pop-up dialog, such as the Container selection button from Conex, the uBlock origin settings popup for each webpage, or a password manager pop-up such as Bitwarden, those popups will appear on the shared window, even if you decide to do this from another Firefox window altogether.

This is a major security concern for me, as I've had circumstances where the password entry window for Bitwarden will appear on any window, even if I open the extension pop-up from a window not being shared to Google Meet. I'm not sure where to submit this issue, so I'm starting from the Mozilla support page and going from there. Would appreciate anyone's help on getting this issue resolved. Thank you.

Asked by Tariq Kamal 2 years ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 years ago

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Hulu & YouTube

Crash? My Windows 10 tablet pro pop-up keyboard stops working for Hulu & YouTube so far. That's the main ones I'm on for that device. It won't keep popping up for me.… (read more)

Crash? My Windows 10 tablet pro pop-up keyboard stops working for Hulu & YouTube so far. That's the main ones I'm on for that device. It won't keep popping up for me. Is there a way to be sure that Firefox messages always get to my main email? I want to be sure to get a notification, once someone can reply.

Asked by justinomarsmith 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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How to display different windows beside each other not on top of each other at bottom task bar but with Windows 10

I have the same problem as this person: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1011006 but I have a windows 10 and the solution does not show up in the Taskbar sett… (read more)

I have the same problem as this person: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1011006

but I have a windows 10 and the solution does not show up in the Taskbar settings. Is there an updated version for this? Here is the OPs original question.

"When I open a new Firefox window, it stacks it on top of all the others in the task bar at the bottom. I would like them to be BESIDE each other. It used to do that. Now I have to hover over the ONLY Firefox item on the bottom task bar and read the list to find the one I want to go to. This is a waste of time and tedious.

How can I change this?"

Asked by Mammmmamiaaaa 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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I keep having to sign in when opening Google search page

and not only that, when I click on sign in - it shows me a work email address that I rarely use - not my Firefox account / main email. I have to click NEXT then change em… (read more)

and not only that, when I click on sign in - it shows me a work email address that I rarely use - not my Firefox account / main email. I have to click NEXT then change email address from the drop down menu. I followed the setting attached. but it's still does it. I close Google tab, then go back and im signed out again! It's extremely annoying. How on earth can I fix this?

My tech info: Macbook Air Mac OS 12.2.1


Rebecca

Asked by rebknell 2 years ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 years ago

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Font size became tiny since yesterday

Hi! Since yesterday, in Outlook, my font size became very tiny for subjects and categories. I can barely see it. Can you please restore them to normal sizes?? I am de… (read more)

Hi! Since yesterday, in Outlook, my font size became very tiny for subjects and categories. I can barely see it. Can you please restore them to normal sizes?? I am desperate trying to read them. Thank you! Shirley Savva

Asked by ShirleySavva 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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PASSWORD MANGER

I have sent several emails and get no reply, how am I suposed to fix check or see my saved passwords if they all look like this...3b4a3f36-7056-4eee-bcb3-2b0838fa07e1 … (read more)

I have sent several emails and get no reply, how am I suposed to fix check or see my saved passwords if they all look like this...3b4a3f36-7056-4eee-bcb3-2b0838fa07e1

Asked by The Boss 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox not compatible with some websites

Today I tried to place an online order to pickup from Texas Roadhouse, but no matter what time I chose a message said it was not available. The only selection that worked… (read more)

Today I tried to place an online order to pickup from Texas Roadhouse, but no matter what time I chose a message said it was not available. The only selection that worked was "Earliest Available Time". Finally I called to place an order. Firefox worked 2 months ago but I don't recall which version I was using at the time.

Today I was using FF vers 97.x and later updated to vers 99.0.1 figuring that might be the problem, but it made no difference.

Later I tried Windows 10 Edge & that worked. Then tried a Chromebook & that also worked.

I've also had problems going to the Tracfone website & so have several other people. It's hit or miss with Firefox & usually it doesn't work. But Chrome or Edge seem to work for everyone.

Is this a website problem or a FF problem?

Asked by Mike109 2 years ago

Last reply by SurferJ 2 years ago

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Hacked Phone

My phone has been remotely taken over (cracked,) I haven't had any money come up missing so It's kinda strange I see my Google assistant come up alot when I don't have it… (read more)

My phone has been remotely taken over (cracked,) I haven't had any money come up missing so It's kinda strange I see my Google assistant come up alot when I don't have it enables at all also I can see the remote users Dos command prompt appear faintly on my screen I have had tons of downloads on my device from source Im not phamiliad with I factory reset my phone but how do I remove this backdoor.

Asked by jbezybee 2 years ago

Last reply by jbezybee 2 years ago