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Firefox for Mac/OS 10.11.6 (Mac/OS X El Capitan

For unfortunate reasons too tedious and mundane to discuss here, I am stuck with Mac/OS 10.11.6. I am looking for a version of Firefox that will run under that version o… (read more)

For unfortunate reasons too tedious and mundane to discuss here, I am stuck with Mac/OS 10.11.6. I am looking for a version of Firefox that will run under that version of Mac/OS. I did the basic research and was directed Firefox version 78. After that, I was directed to the Extended Support Release. When I downloaded and ran that, I was directed to the Apple App Store where no version of Firefox could be found. Where to next?

Can someone offer me a link to a version of Firefox that I can download and run on Mac/OS 10.11.6? Please.

Asked by kim_grossman 11 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Firefox started opening in small window upper left.

I am running window 10 on my laptop and Firefox started opening today in a small window in the upper left of my screen. I have no problems with other browsers but Firefox… (read more)

I am running window 10 on my laptop and Firefox started opening today in a small window in the upper left of my screen. I have no problems with other browsers but Firefox is doing this repeatedly today. I will reboot and see if that helps.

Asked by 123jedmond 11 months ago

Answered by 123jedmond 11 months ago

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adding URL's to the taskbar in Windows 10

I am using Windows 10. In other major browsers adding URL's to the taskbar is a simple task. Why is it so difficult in Firefox? Adding them to the desktop is easy but … (read more)

I am using Windows 10. In other major browsers adding URL's to the taskbar is a simple task. Why is it so difficult in Firefox? Adding them to the desktop is easy but not to the taskbar.

Asked by gpascott 11 months ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 11 months ago

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Firefox 91 Linux - WebGL stopped working

WebGL has stopped working. I think this has happened with Firefox 91. For example, http://webglsamples.org/aquarium/aquarium.html gives the error Status: WebGL creation f… (read more)

WebGL has stopped working. I think this has happened with Firefox 91.

For example, http://webglsamples.org/aquarium/aquarium.html gives the error Status: WebGL creation failed: * tryNativeGL () * Exhausted GL driver options. (FEATURE_FAILURE_WEBGL_EXHAUSTED_DRIVERS)

I'm running Firefox on Debian on ChromeOS.

On about:support, WebGL 1 Driver Renderer: Red Hat -- virgl WebGL 2 Driver Rendered: Red Hat -- virgl

There are no WebGL errors in about:support

I've tried the Troubleshoot Mode but that made no difference.

Asked by Rob 11 months ago

Answered by Rob 10 months ago

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Wide Bookmark Spacing is Horrible!

When they updated to 89, large spaces were created in between the bookmarked web sites when the window unfolds. So the bookmarks at the bottom don't fit in the window, a… (read more)

When they updated to 89, large spaces were created in between the bookmarked web sites when the window unfolds. So the bookmarks at the bottom don't fit in the window, and to get to the ones I can't see, I have to click the arrow at the bottom. But making it worse, is that if I do go to the bottom, the next time I open the bookmark tab, the list will open at the bottom (it doesn't revert to the top). So I'd have to scroll up to get to the ones at the top.

I list my bookmarks in the order they're in so I can get to the ones I go to most often as fast as possible. So they're at the top - I don't have to scroll far to get to them. I also use the "Other Bookmarks" tab since that's at the top. But sometimes that's hidden and I have to scroll up to get to access that as well.

Also, this update changed the size of the command windows - the copy/paste window, the "open in new tab" window, and the window to get the correct spelling of the word. They're so big, they run from the top of the screen to bottom, instead of a small square. So you'll have to scroll way up to get to the command or word you want.

I can't stand this.

There was a simple work-around. Changing the proton preferences to false. But they removed them with 90. I posted a message on these boards a few weeks ago asking for them not to be removed. Of course it didn't do any good.

There supposedly is a "fix" to this, but it has to do with CSS - whatever the heck that is and I'm not even going to attempt to figure it out. Fixing this should NOT be complicated at all (like the proton preferences). And besides, even that CSS thing won't bring everything back to what is was. So why bother?

More scrolling, bigger command windows, etc., are not that big of a deal, but that's not the point. Why can't they leave well enough alone? What part of "If it ain't broke, don't fix it," do they not understand? If I wanted a tedious way to access my bookmarks, I'd use Chrome!

I know it won't happen, but how can we get them to reset the bookmarks and command windows back to the way they were? Is that asking too much? Ask a silly question...

If their objective is to lose Firefox users, congratulations. It just might work.

Asked by Steve09 12 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 9 months ago

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Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1 (plugin or setting is causing this, how to discover exact cause?)

Hello, Firefox 91.0.2 shows in dev. console: Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1 The Private browsing window has the issue too, but i am … (read more)

Hello, Firefox 91.0.2 shows in dev. console: Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ws://127.0.0.1

The Private browsing window has the issue too, but i am unsure if it really disable all extensions.

When i use different Firefox profile, then the localhost site i am trying to load is loaded without that error. So how to discover please which FIrefox profile setting is preventing the loading please?

Asked by #367259 11 months ago

Answered by #367259 11 months ago

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Missing library icon

I just refreshed firefox because it was constantly hanging. However, my library icon is now missing. I have the bookmark star in the address bar but I no longer have th… (read more)

I just refreshed firefox because it was constantly hanging. However, my library icon is now missing. I have the bookmark star in the address bar but I no longer have the Library icon in the ribbon. When I click on the menu bar Bookmarks is shown but Library is not. When I click on Bookmarks I see a list of saved sites, but that's not a convenient way to get to them. Does anyone know how to get the Library icon back?

Thank you

Asked by jgrasso5087 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Website will not allow Firefox to display the page if another site has embedded it

I have a new business website http://affordable-tutors.com/about-our-tutors and I tried to put in my video https://youtu.be/EQxd_cowXPg but it gives me the following erro… (read more)

I have a new business website http://affordable-tutors.com/about-our-tutors and I tried to put in my video https://youtu.be/EQxd_cowXPg

but it gives me the following error. Website will not allow Firefox to display the page if another site has embedded it

What can I do?

Yes, I own all the rights for that video.

Asked by Markis 11 months ago

Answered by Markis 11 months ago

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Import chrome passwords DIRECTLY FROM LOGIN DATA FILE.

Alright, basically I backed up my PC before I wiped it. Then decided to move from chrome to firefox. But there is an issue, I can't migrate my passwords because google ch… (read more)

Alright, basically I backed up my PC before I wiped it. Then decided to move from chrome to firefox. But there is an issue, I can't migrate my passwords because google chrome will not read my old LOGIN DATA file and refuses to create a CSV either. So basically I can't import about a decade worth of passwords into firefox because of a flaw in chrome's design, fantastic.

So I thought, well, surely if there are program that let you read SQL files (such as the LOGIN DATA file) if you have the password, firefox must be able to do this to right? Well no. Apparently not.

I am not sure if this is the correct place to formally request a QoL feature but I would really, REALLY, like to be able to import my passwords directly from chrome's LOGIN DATA file, I have the master password.

It was my mistake to back up my files thinking that would be enough, I should have known better and double checked if chrome could not read its own native files. But now im screwed. Help. Please.

Asked by randoomx8 11 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 months ago

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Firefox flickering after update 90.0.2

Hi all After update 90.0.2 installed on my computer, FIrefox started flickering all the time a new page gets opened. I have never had such a problem before, nor I had any… (read more)

Hi all After update 90.0.2 installed on my computer, FIrefox started flickering all the time a new page gets opened. I have never had such a problem before, nor I had any hardware change in the last two months. I tried several proposed solutions concerning flickering like refreshing, disabling hardware acceleration etc. but nothing helps. I wonder what happened in 90.0.2 which caused that. I just installed update 91.0 and the flickering still persists.

I am using Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit on a Dell Vostro 3750 Laptop if that matters. Thank you

Asked by georgi.petev.nikolov 12 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 11 months ago

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How to reduce excess spacing between lines in drop-down menus like bookmarks and right-click

Is there a way to return to the more slimmed-down tabs and menus design of before? Because the latest update has all my menus double-spaced, and they're so bloated now th… (read more)

Is there a way to return to the more slimmed-down tabs and menus design of before? Because the latest update has all my menus double-spaced, and they're so bloated now that it's really hard to find anything with half the information spread out to take double the space.

To fix this, I have tried other users' suggestions of disabling proton, which had worked previously but no longer seems to have any effect as of the latest update. I have also tried the "compact menus" workaround, but that doesn't affect the double-spacing within the drop-down menus themselves.

Asked by kcoots89 12 months ago

Answered by cor-el 12 months ago

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Firefox 91.0 and Mailto Link message on Outlook on the Web

With the upgrade to v.91.0 the following message appears on the web page for Outlook on the Web: Add "outlook.live.com" as an application for mailto links What are mailt… (read more)

With the upgrade to v.91.0 the following message appears on the web page for Outlook on the Web:

Add "outlook.live.com" as an application for mailto links

What are mailto links? Why would I want them? How can I disable seeing this message?

 Rita

Asked by Gotadimple 12 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 12 months ago

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pdf Files will not open with adobe acrobat and I have the open pdf files with adobe acrobat checked?

I use html pages on an internal hard drive that link to pdf documents. For some reason since Version 91.0.2 was installed I can not get the pdf documents to open with Ado… (read more)

I use html pages on an internal hard drive that link to pdf documents. For some reason since Version 91.0.2 was installed I can not get the pdf documents to open with Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.The new version insist on opening the pdf's in the Firefox web browser. When I click on a pdf link at an external website the files will open in Adobe Acrobat. I used the code below to test the open in Adobe Acrobat execution and it works on the w3School example. When I run it strait from my hard drive the document opens in the Firefox web browser.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h1>PDF Example</h1>
    <p>Open a PDF file <a href="datasheet_cube-model-715.pdf">example</a>.</p>
  </body>
</html>

Please let me know if there is a solution. Thank you,

Asked by leodesign1 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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where "launch site specific browser" affter v89 ?

where launch site specific browser affter v89 ? before is to access need to active "browser.ssb.enabled" on about:config and then can see in ... … (read more)

where launch site specific browser affter v89 ? before is to access need to active "browser.ssb.enabled" on about:config and then can see in ...

Asked by jdoajxjd 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Cloudflare loop "checking your browser before accessing"

This issue is with me for some time now I guess 6 to 12 months, I have circumvented it by simply using other browsers that don't have the issue, it is only in Firefox. I … (read more)

This issue is with me for some time now I guess 6 to 12 months, I have circumvented it by simply using other browsers that don't have the issue, it is only in Firefox.

I have noticed that it seems to be a reoccurring issue for many people reading through help topics.

At the moment I am using: Mozilla Ubuntu Firefox 91.0

 Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:91.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/91.0

Starting Firefox in "Safe mode/Troubleshooting mode" through the "Application menu" -> "Help" -> "Troubleshoot Mode", doesn't fix the problem.

... "Did you check the date/time and time zone on your computer?" (As suggested in an older topic)

Automatic synchronization with an Internet time server, is set to "ON"
My "Time Zone" is set manually set to the correct "Time Zone"

Since the issue is only in Firefox and not in Chrome, Chromium or Opera, there is something that Firefox is doing that Cloudflare doesn't like or visa versa....

I have noticed in other posts that the blame is simply shifted to Cloudflare, but why do other browsers then not have this problem ?

Opening the no longer existing website (from another help topic here about the same issue), that is still known by Cloudflare, shows the problem if you got it too -> http://animedao.com/

See my uploaded screenshot to see it is only in Firefox.

Asked by allemaal_onzin 11 months ago

Answered by allemaal_onzin 11 months ago

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End of Life Dates for Firefox Browser

I have been assigned a task to get the end of life dates on each of these versions of Firefox. Can you please point me in the right direction to obtain this information?… (read more)

I have been assigned a task to get the end of life dates on each of these versions of Firefox. Can you please point me in the right direction to obtain this information? Thanks!

Firefox 17.0.10 Firefox 17.0.5 Firefox 24.8.0 Firefox 3.6.13 Firefox 38.0.1 Firefox 38.6.1 Firefox 45.0.1 Firefox 45.2.0 Firefox 52.0.2 Firefox 52.1.0 Firefox 52.1.1 Firefox 52.1.2 Firefox 52.2.0 Firefox 52.2.1 Firefox 52.4.1 Firefox 52.5.1.1 Firefox 52.5.2 Firefox 55.0.3 Firefox 56.0.1 Firefox 57.0.2 Firefox 60.6.1 Firefox 60.6.2 Firefox 68.4.1 Firefox 78.3.0 Firefox 78.3.1 Firefox 78.4.0 Firefox 78.4.1 Firefox 79.4.1

Asked by sp3lm 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 months ago