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Firefox ignores /etc/hosts on Macos

I am trying to edit /etc/hosts file. CLI utils respect the values that provided there, Chrome also. But the Firefox continues to ignore. I have disabled "Enable DNS over… (read more)

I am trying to edit /etc/hosts file. CLI utils respect the values that provided there, Chrome also.

But the Firefox continues to ignore. I have disabled "Enable DNS over HTTPS using:" and turned it off.

But it doesn't help. What else could be done?

Asked by Yuriy Peskov 1 week ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 week ago

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Two problems with Wayland Gnome

I discovered two issues with Firefox on my Wayland Gnome. Picture-in-picture windows should be opened with the "always on top" attribute, but in Wayland they are not on t… (read more)

I discovered two issues with Firefox on my Wayland Gnome. Picture-in-picture windows should be opened with the "always on top" attribute, but in Wayland they are not on top. It's not a big deal to manually set always-on-top. Although I need to remember to do this after the window appears. The second problem is related to selecting multiple tabs. I should be able to detach selected tabs from the window by dragging them from the tab bar. A new window is then created with the selected tabs. This doesn't work in my Wayland. I can detach one tab, but not multiple tabs at once. I can still move multiple tabs from one window to another open window. So, as a workaround, on Wayland I need to open a new window and then move the selected tabs there. Which is inconvenient. I am curious if anyone else noticed these things on Wayland. There might be something wrong with my instance of Wayland.

Asked by YDUBINSKY 2 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 weeks ago

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I think I logged into Thunderbird . Not Sure. So my Password is OK is that right ??? I guess Thunderbird doesn't have an email address so I'll never know

Is this the only way to send thunderbird an email??? If it is that's OK. I am a fairly new customer of Thunderbird. I have a new laptop and want to find out if Thunderbi… (read more)

Is this the only way to send thunderbird an email??? If it is that's OK. I am a fairly new customer of Thunderbird. I have a new laptop and want to find out if Thunderbird has any questions forb me to answer. I think my password is OK, cause I signed in somehow. I am Blaine McKearney phone  : [removed from public] , email : [edited] @telus.net in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Please send me an email if I have failed to open an account properly.

Asked by loomac 1 week ago

Last reply by James 1 week ago

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Profiles NOT isolated

On chrome I have several profiles and different ones use different LastPass (and other) extension services. EVERY PROFILE maintains it's OWN login information. Firefox,… (read more)

On chrome I have several profiles and different ones use different LastPass (and other) extension services. EVERY PROFILE maintains it's OWN login information.

Firefox, however, does NOT ISOLATE PROFILES. On ANY Firefox profile, if I log into LastPass EVERY PROFILE is forced to use THAT information- even going as far as logging out and logging into the OTHER profile's information/account. This is 1990's level idiotic.

WHY are profiles SHARING LOGIN INFORMATION!? This is entirely stupid and defeats the entire purpose of multiple profiles.

I had this happen with Facebook logins, too... WHY does ONE profile FORCE OTHER profiles to change their login information?! WHY ARE THEY NOT SEPARATED?!

How do I solve this?!

it is the SINGLE biggest reason why I can NOT switch to Firefox again. Chrome does this. Chromium does it. EVERY Chromium browser does this. 10 years ago Firefox did this... and I left it when it QUIT doing this... when it BROKE profile separation.

Why is this STILL a problem?!

Asked by Zor 5 months ago

Answered by Zor 5 months ago

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Firefox UI language

I use Firefox in French... but lately, the contextual menu when right-clicking on a web page shows in English. The contextual menu when right-clicking on the Menu bar or … (read more)

I use Firefox in French... but lately, the contextual menu when right-clicking on a web page shows in English. The contextual menu when right-clicking on the Menu bar or Bookmarks toolbar, is partly in French, but with a section in English (the Menu bar)... sometimes, the Menu bar switches to English (I can't seem to isolate what makes it switch or switch back). Other menus show in French and setting for language is set to French.

Is there something I can do to fix this?

Firefox 124.0.1 (64 bits) on Windows 11

Asked by lizzie.l.2.00 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Google Docs Extensions Not Working

I don't really know whether this is a FF problem or Google Docs problem but either way I wanted to ask for help here. When I try to install any extensions on Google Docs … (read more)

I don't really know whether this is a FF problem or Google Docs problem but either way I wanted to ask for help here. When I try to install any extensions on Google Docs it redirects me to a blank page and after a few seconds it says "The page isn’t redirecting properly" and doesn't install the extension.

Asked by Uknmekan 2 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 weeks ago

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Firefox on macOS not using default DNS resolver with DoH disabled

Firefox does not appear to be using my Mac's default DNS resolver when DNS over HTTPS is disabled. Here is my setup: - I'm using Firefox 124.0.2 on macOS Sonoma 14.4.1. … (read more)

Firefox does not appear to be using my Mac's default DNS resolver when DNS over HTTPS is disabled. Here is my setup:

- I'm using Firefox 124.0.2 on macOS Sonoma 14.4.1. - DNS over HTTPS is set to Off in Firefox. - My Mac is configured to use a DNS server that blocks some domains, such as facebook.com. I have confirmed that this is working correctly by using the dig tool on the commandline: "dig facebook.com" receives a "status: REFUSED" response with an empty A record. - When I navigate to facebook.com or other domains that should be blocked in Firefox, they are resolved. My expectation is that they should fail to load and a DNS error should be displayed.

What I've tried:

- Confirmed via GUI and about:config that DNS over HTTPS is completely disabled in Firefox. - Cleared Firefox DNS cache via about:networking. - Confirmed every way I know how that macOS is configured to use my custom DNS resolver and that the resolver is refusing queries for the specific domains I expect to be blocked.

I'd be grateful for any suggestions anyone can provide.

Asked by ben184 2 weeks ago

Answered by ben184 2 weeks ago

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Firefox Version for Windows 7

I need to install a browser on a Windows 7 laptop that I'm trying to get operational so the files / data can be migrated to another platform. I would like to use Firefox … (read more)

I need to install a browser on a Windows 7 laptop that I'm trying to get operational so the files / data can be migrated to another platform. I would like to use Firefox if possible.

I'm thinking I would need a prior version. If so, what version should I choose and where do I get it from?

The current / legacy browser is Brave but that has been disabled by installing Bitdefender as part of the ongoing cleanup process. --Thanks

Asked by randy74 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Server Sent Events in Dev tools -> Network tab

I'm having a pretty frustrating developer experience using Firefox to help develop an app that uses Server Sent Events. Now, I'm not sure if I'm the one at fault or if it… (read more)

I'm having a pretty frustrating developer experience using Firefox to help develop an app that uses Server Sent Events. Now, I'm not sure if I'm the one at fault or if it's something to do with Firefox itself (most likely I'm missing a config option somewhere).

Anways, the issue I'm having is that I cannot seem to be able to see Server Sent Events in the network tab of dev tools. This is specifically what I'm looking for: https://firefox-source-docs.mozilla.org/devtools-user/network_monitor/inspecting_server-sent_events/index.html

I'm testing this functionality by going to https://sse.dev/testpage.html, opening my network tab. I can see the connection to the SSE endpoint however, all I see is "No headers for this request" or "No response data for this request". I know it's getting the data through the event source because I can do stuff with the data. I've also tested this in Edge and everything appears in their network tab as expected which, makes me feel like this is more of a browser-specific issue. Again, I feel like it's me missing a config somewhere or having a privacy setting set which is somehow messing with the event stream.

Any help is appreciated... I guess I got to use Edge for the time being 🤮

Asked by jordan.8474 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Firefox does not open links in Thunderbird emails, but Chrome and Brave do

Clicking on a link in a Thunderbird email does not cause Firefox (the default browser) to open that link. If either Chrome or Brave is set as the default browser, they w… (read more)

Clicking on a link in a Thunderbird email does not cause Firefox (the default browser) to open that link. If either Chrome or Brave is set as the default browser, they will correctly open the link. Obviously, the problem is with Firefox, not with Thunderbird. I raised this issue several years ago and have never received a response. I have drastically reduced my use of Firefox accordingly. I am primarily a Linux user (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, gnome shell 3.36).

Asked by susankissinger 2 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 weeks ago

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bug returning from hibernation: open firefox is ignored

In case anyone's interested, under Debian 12, when I resume from hibernation, if I have Firefox running as well as Tbird, if I click on a link in an email, the existing i… (read more)

In case anyone's interested, under Debian 12, when I resume from hibernation, if I have Firefox running as well as Tbird, if I click on a link in an email, the existing instance of Firefox is ignored and a new instance is opened. The first instance is in fact frozen -- it looks as it should but trying to change tabs or open a new tab is inactive. Seems I have to kill the open instance of FF, then if I click on a link in an email, FF pops up as it should with a new tab for the link, but the existing tabs are all there and all functional. It feels like a bug -- Tbird seems not to know that FF is already running.

Asked by rayandrews 3 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

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my questions in firefox forum

in my account my questions here ,in this firefox forum , i see my questions about... thunderbird! its strange,right? i look for my questions and asnwers in this foru… (read more)

in my account my questions here ,in this firefox forum , i see my questions about... thunderbird! its strange,right? i look for my questions and asnwers in this forum. so where are they ?

Asked by Slawomir Dzwonek 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Context menu missing items

I'm having this exact problem from here , but browser.taskbar.lists.tasks.enabled has always been set to true. Toggling it does nothing in itself in between restarting my… (read more)

I'm having this exact problem from here , but browser.taskbar.lists.tasks.enabled has always been set to true. Toggling it does nothing in itself in between restarting my machine. I am certain it's not a jump menu thing because this isn't about shortcuts (and besides the point, enabling the jump shortcuts from my OS side of things does not display it either way). I just want the stuff that the user in the above link listed.

Coincidentally, I had this exact problem a short while before, and I think it may have had to do with an update, because I remember Firefox updating at least twice fairly recently and it is in this time I've noticed this issue. The first time around it resolved itself, but this time it has not and I do not know the cause.

Unpinning/pinning the icon on the task bar does not resolve this either. It seems none of the conventional solutions in the past work, so unless I am missing something, something broke.

Asked by Kosal 3 weeks ago

Answered by Kosal 3 weeks ago

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SBS On Demand Video Playback error

I have been watching SBS OnDemand successfully until today. I now receive a consistent Video Playback error on any video using Firefox Ver 124.0.1.  I do not have an Adbl… (read more)

I have been watching SBS OnDemand successfully until today. I now receive a consistent Video Playback error on any video using Firefox Ver 124.0.1.  I do not have an Adblocker installed. (Windows 11 Pro 23H2).  I do have AVG Internet Security installed.  I installed no apps. I turned off Enhanced Protection for sbs.com.au in Firefox but the problem persists. The problem does not occur on Chrome.

Asked by janene.l.pierce 3 weeks ago

Answered by janene.l.pierce 3 weeks ago

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Firefox one hour behind the Windows 11 clock

Hello everyone, I posted my issue on the french speaking forum a few days ago https://forums.mozfr.org/viewtopic.php?t=153652&sid=96223ded5b326b4da4114d4c0fb4b740 I … (read more)

Hello everyone,

I posted my issue on the french speaking forum a few days ago https://forums.mozfr.org/viewtopic.php?t=153652&sid=96223ded5b326b4da4114d4c0fb4b740 I think I've had this bug since the last update of Firefox. I have checked on other browsers (Edge and Opera), and I have no problem with them. Its also ok on my mobile phone ... with Firefox !

Thank you for your attention and any help you can provide.

Regards Damien

Asked by damien-france 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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PDF está salvando altomaticamente

Fiz a configuração para sempre perguntar onde salvar arquivos nas configurações, em aplicativos em "Tipo de Conteúdo" selecionei o PDF para "sempre perguntar". Acontece q… (read more)

Fiz a configuração para sempre perguntar onde salvar arquivos nas configurações, em aplicativos em "Tipo de Conteúdo" selecionei o PDF para "sempre perguntar". Acontece que quando seleciono para abrir o documento pelo adobe ou pelo firefox, ele está está salvando na pasta Downloads automaticamente, e eu não quero que salve. O meu Firefox está atualizado na versão 124.0.1. Windows 10 Pro 22H2. Meu Firefox está salvando os arquivos PDF na pasta Download mesmo eu não querendo salva-los. só quero visualizar. Enviei imagem da minha configuração.

Obrigada

Asked by julianemorais 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

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Firefox automatically updated to the latest version 124.0.1 and all of my bookmarks are gone. How do I get them back?

Please help. I have always loved Firefox. I started using it because it did not constrict the user to the limits of the narrow minded Microsoft Explorer (Edge). But, thi… (read more)

Please help.

I have always loved Firefox. I started using it because it did not constrict the user to the limits of the narrow minded Microsoft Explorer (Edge). But, this latest update reminds me of what I came to Firefox for. I hope Firefox is not going to become the same way. This latest update (124.0.1) just didn't care about my bookmarks or extensions or anything. It just installed a new version and left it at that. I had several tabs open. Gone. I had several bookmarks. Gone. All extensions. Gone.

For a long time Firefox just updated and left all of those things in tact. What happened?? More importantly, does anyone know how to get these things back?

I would really appreciate your help.

Thank you, Luke

Asked by Lucky Luke 3 weeks ago

Answered by Lucky Luke 3 weeks ago