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Installing Firefox on Macbook

i wish there was a "Comments" section on https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/mac/ so i could tell people "NEVER use this!!" i tried last week, downloaded and installed.… (read more)

i wish there was a "Comments" section on https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/mac/ so i could tell people "NEVER use this!!"

i tried last week, downloaded and installed. The installation process, after unpacking the download, tried to install a "helper application". Popped up a dialog box asking for an admin userid+passwd. (even though i was obviously already running as an admin user... because i was in the middle of doing the install.) This was not an iOS dialog box from Apple, and it didn't have an option for scanning my fingerprint; this was something the "helper app" was doing on its own. Well i gave it my userid+password, and it went on to say the installation failed, and bombed out with no Firefox installed on my machine. Now, for all i know, my credentials are out there, God only knows where. So i had to go change my passwd on all of my machines.  :(

Asked by rdb1 13 hours ago

Answered by James 4 hours ago

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New install of ublock origin - cannot find the icon

I just turned off AdBlock Plus in the Add-Ons screen and downloaded ublock origin to try it out. There is no icon for this new plug in to be found anywhere. I can manuall… (read more)

I just turned off AdBlock Plus in the Add-Ons screen and downloaded ublock origin to try it out. There is no icon for this new plug in to be found anywhere. I can manually go in and change the settings on this plugin in the add-ons screen but there is no icon anywhere to go in quicker or to show a report of how many items were blocked. When I try to Customize my toolbars, the icon is not available there either. The nearest threads I can find on this topic are from 2018 and their solutions are very basic use. Yes, of course I restarted the browser. TIA.


uBlock Origin: 1.39.0 Firefox: 87 filterset (summary):

 network: 83588
 cosmetic: 80376
 scriptlet: 18231
 html: 598

listset (total-discarded, last updated):

 added: 
   adguard-annoyance: 47817-586, now
 default: 
   ublock-filters: 30169-27, now
   ublock-badware: 3455-1, now
   ublock-privacy: 182-0, now
   ublock-abuse: 70-0, now
   ublock-unbreak: 1706-0, now
   easylist: 61109-543, now
   easyprivacy: 26327-473, now
   urlhaus-1: 10038-0, now
   plowe-0: 3699-3, now

filterset (user): [empty] modifiedUserSettings: [none] modifiedHiddenSettings: [none] supportStats:

 launchToReadiness: 1924
 launchFromSelfie: false

Asked by dlafontaine2 1 day ago

Answered by dlafontaine2 2 hours ago

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forgetting about a website

So i wanted to forget about this one website because it keeps automatically recommending it to me because of my browser history for it. i just want to go to this bookmark… (read more)

So i wanted to forget about this one website because it keeps automatically recommending it to me because of my browser history for it. i just want to go to this bookmarked site but it ALWAYS goes to the one thats in my history. i clicked "forget about this site" yet it still pops up. please help.

Asked by Alec 8 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 4 hours ago

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error 15

I was shopping on shop.in-n-out.com after placing 2 items in my cart, my screen changed to Error 15. I can't get back into in n out no matter what I try. https://shop.in-… (read more)

I was shopping on shop.in-n-out.com after placing 2 items in my cart, my screen changed to Error 15. I can't get back into in n out no matter what I try. https://shop.in-n-out.com/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=blackfridaypromo2021

Asked by aprilfear 11 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 7 hours ago

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Custom (System installed) fonts in Firefox?

I have some fonts that I have installed through normal methods. They are all ttf files. However, they do not show up in the firefox change fonts dialog box. Even many pre… (read more)

I have some fonts that I have installed through normal methods. They are all ttf files. However, they do not show up in the firefox change fonts dialog box. Even many pre-installed fonts do not show up. Websites are only able to use the local fonts listed in this dialog box. How will I then be able to use those fonts?

Asked by Arnav Bhate 3 weeks ago

Answered by Arnav Bhate 14 hours ago

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Not getting live chart data on Binance.us

I am not getting live site data like I should be getting on Firefox 94.0.2 (64-bit) . I need to refresh the page to get current chart data. It should be updating in real … (read more)

I am not getting live site data like I should be getting on Firefox 94.0.2 (64-bit) . I need to refresh the page to get current chart data. It should be updating in real time. I access binance.us on Microsoft Edge and it works fine, I get live chart trading data on the binance.us site on Edge. How do I fix this?

I have inspected the page and I keep getting theses error messages. These messages come up in troubleshooting mode as well.

Referrer Policy: Ignoring the less restricted referrer policy “origin-when-cross-origin” for the cross-site request: https://frontend-m.binance.cloud/monitor/v1/log

Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at https://frontend-m.binance.cloud/monitor/v1/log. (Reason: CORS request did not succeed).

POST https://www.binance.us/gateway-api/v1/private/account/kyc-certificate/get-new-kyc-status [HTTP/2 401 Unauthorized 98ms]

POST https://www.binance.us/gateway-api/v1/private/account/user/base-detail [HTTP/2 401 Unauthorized 177ms]

Asked by Kaleb 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

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taskbar>recent-false yet recent is still displayed

Under: about:config browser.taskbar.lists.recent.enabled false I have just made a Windows 10 system and I am not understanding the features now existing that weren't with… (read more)

Under: about:config browser.taskbar.lists.recent.enabled false

I have just made a Windows 10 system and I am not understanding the features now existing that weren't with Firefox on my Win7. I have turned the 'Frequent' off and now right clicking the Firefox icon produces 10 'Recent' listings. Being that I've changed FF's config to false, I do not know how to make these 10 'recent's permanently disappear. Right clicking one of these entities and removing only replaces with another.

Please help me to permanently remove 'Recent' from my right click of the Firefox icon in my taskbar.

Asked by Philip 2 days ago

Answered by Philip 17 hours ago

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Import Logins & Passwords

I followed your help line however, on firefox version 94 there is no "Import from a csv file" for logins and passwords. I am migrating from a PC to a new laptop. I crea… (read more)

I followed your help line however, on firefox version 94 there is no "Import from a csv file" for logins and passwords. I am migrating from a PC to a new laptop. I created the csv file from the old PC however, I am unable to import that data onto the new laptop.

I am running version 94.0.2 64bit Win10. Can you provide a solution as this is very frustrating.

Thanks A

Asked by a_j_1995 2 days ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

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Enable pop-up for site with multiple pages/servers - wildcards or regex?

I've found a number of sites that have numerous pages or servers that I can't enable the pop-up to work properly. For example the site will have: https://www5.site.com ht… (read more)

I've found a number of sites that have numerous pages or servers that I can't enable the pop-up to work properly.

For example the site will have:

https://www5.site.com https://www.site.com https://www3.site.com

I can't tell which site will be pushing the pop-up so setting the above into the "enable pop-up" still doesn't allow the pop-up to happen.

I don't want to blanket enable all sites but rather use a regex or some wildcards to allow *.site.com to push pop-ups.

I've tried to use wildcards but the dialog box gives an error that I've entered an invalid website address.

How can I use wildcards to allow pop-ups from websites with multiple pages?

Thanks.

Asked by pneukom 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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speed dail fvd

why speed dail fvd addon was disabled ?? I lost all pages saved, there was no readable message with you turning off the addon. it works fine on chrome, now I have to add … (read more)

why speed dail fvd addon was disabled ?? I lost all pages saved, there was no readable message with you turning off the addon. it works fine on chrome, now I have to add the support file all over again, it also does not work. I use firefox from the very beginning but after such action, sorry but I will change the browser or you will help

Asked by mro84 2 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 day ago

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FVD Speed Dial Addon

I've been using FVD Speed Dial Addon, plus its Everhelper Sync, to manage my Bookmarks: apparently, they're no longer supported by Firefox (last Update by Nimbus 2 years … (read more)

I've been using FVD Speed Dial Addon, plus its Everhelper Sync, to manage my Bookmarks: apparently, they're no longer supported by Firefox (last Update by Nimbus 2 years ago)! FVD was really convenient for Syncing & Saving my Bookmarks: what do you suggest I do, now? I don't want to lose all my Bookmarks!

Asked by Brightboy 3 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 day ago

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Problem with FVD Speed dial/EverHelper

I have been using FVD Speed dial for several years. A couple weeks ago, I upgraded my EverHelper/Nimbus web account to paid so that I could sync and keep all my bookmarks… (read more)

I have been using FVD Speed dial for several years. A couple weeks ago, I upgraded my EverHelper/Nimbus web account to paid so that I could sync and keep all my bookmarks since I lost them when my laptop crashed two weeks ago.

Today, I get a message from Firefox that FVD Speedial has been permanently disabled. I need my Speed dials back, and I need refund from somebody if I can't use the add-on anymore. It would be nice if Firefox would notify users ahead of time before unceremoniously blocking something as critical as this. I need to be able to access my speed dials so I can at least import them to some other app/add-on if necessary. I'd also like to know how to contact Nimbus if I need a refund.

Asked by danlex1 3 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 day ago

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Buffering / latency issues with streaming on Firefox 94 on Windows 10

Hello - I've been unable to stream Twitch content on Firefox 94 for the last day or so, however, the issue impacts Youtube and Vimeo live feeds as well. 1. No outages in … (read more)

Hello - I've been unable to stream Twitch content on Firefox 94 for the last day or so, however, the issue impacts Youtube and Vimeo live feeds as well.

1. No outages in my area (Twitch works fine on my phone) 2. Tried Firefox in Troubleshoot mode (which disables all extensions) Twitch still broke. 3. Tried Incognito and Troubleshoot mode, Twitch still broke. 4. Cleared cookies and cache, plus Incognito and Troubleshoot mode, Twitch still broke. 5. Tried a different browser, Twitch works fine on Edge 6. I tried all of the above using a 4G Hotspot instead of my fibre connection, same issue

I’ve done some side by side testing of Edge and Firefox today, streaming the same content on each at the same time. Twitch runs fine on Edge. Twitch loads on Firefox and the chat looks fine. The chat arrives simultaneously on Edge and Firefox, it’s just the audio and video won’t play on Firefox. The audio and video don’t work on the ads either.

Watching a Youtube game stream side by side on both Edge and Firefox gives a slightly different result. Again, the chat feed is almost simultaneous, maybe a fraction faster on Firefox. However, while the audio and video run fine on both Edge and Firefox, there is a 15 second lag on Firefox. Both are playing full 1080 video.

So there is a definite issue with how Firefox is buffering audio/video content. The 15 second delay between the audio video stream and the chat I am seeing today with Youtube is what I was experiencing on Twitch over the weekend. I noticed it on streams that include a chat window on the video. I wasn’t overly concerned about the latency issue, as long as I had audio and video. Both of those stopped working for Twitch on Firefox yesterday. It could be that Twitch has slightly richer content than Youtube and that’s why Twitch isn’t working at all on Firefox?

OK, so I’ve installed the Twitch app for Windows and done some side by side testing with that. Interestingly, the app has a couple of seconds latency over Edge but it works fine. I shall use the app for now but would prefer to use Firefox if the buffering/streaming issues can be resolved.

Asked by mark.nzl 3 weeks ago

Answered by mark.nzl 2 days ago

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Speed dial

I just had to disable my speed dial FVsomething and Eversync because I found out that it was spyware! Firefox tried to tell me this and disabled it but I put it back, and… (read more)

I just had to disable my speed dial FVsomething and Eversync because I found out that it was spyware! Firefox tried to tell me this and disabled it but I put it back, and then my husband checked it out and found out about the spyware on it. I'm bereft. I've used that speed dial for years and it's been such a big help for me. I had over 100 dial all set up.

So my question is, what speed dial can I use in Firefox? Everything I checked out isn't monitored so what do I do?

Help!

Asked by joyce.greer2 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago