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Checksum for FIrefox ESR 78.6.1 - Software Supply Chain Security

With concerns about supply chain security, I would like the ability to ensure that the file download matches a recognized checksum. Downloading from: https://www.mozilla.… (read more)

With concerns about supply chain security, I would like the ability to ensure that the file download matches a recognized checksum.

Downloading from: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/78.6.1/releasenotes/ yields checksum SHA256 55249C4861FE521CB32D72785481A146B64812AF2ECE7341FAAA5C79ABC0F395

This does not match any of the checksums available at: https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/78.6.1esr/

Best practice would be to publish the official checksum along with the release notes.

Is there another way to close the loop on this?

Asked by linden1 6 days ago

Smart Card and freeze 84.0.1 and 84.0.2

Hi guys. First of all sorry for my bad English ^^ I'm using FF from Italy, and we use for several things a smartcard, using certificates and similars. So, the problem is,… (read more)

Hi guys. First of all sorry for my bad English ^^ I'm using FF from Italy, and we use for several things a smartcard, using certificates and similars.

So, the problem is, when I put the smartcard in the reader, firfox stop responding. I have to restart the browser, then FF recognize the smartcard and I can login in websites.

This problems started with FF 84.0.1 and continue in 84.0.2

How to resolve? Thank you!

Asked by snake hunter 6 days ago

ERROR MESSAGE

EVERY TIME I CLICK A WEBSITE LINK IN AN EMAIL, I GET The page you were looking for doesn't exist. You may have mistyped the address or the page may have moved. back to h… (read more)

EVERY TIME I CLICK A WEBSITE LINK IN AN EMAIL, I GET


The page you were looking for doesn't exist.

You may have mistyped the address or the page may have moved.

back to home

Asked by rod18 6 days ago

Firefox memory usage with Facebook

After using Facebook Watch on Windows 10 for a while, Process Explorer will show one Firefox Process with a huge amount of memory, which takes up to two minutes of high p… (read more)

After using Facebook Watch on Windows 10 for a while, Process Explorer will show one Firefox Process with a huge amount of memory, which takes up to two minutes of high processor usage to be released once the tab is closed. This slows work with the other Firefox tabs. Firefox Task Manager "forgets" about it as soon as the tab is closed. This does not happen on Android.

This problem has been around for a long time. Just thought I'd see if anyone has any ideas other than not watch FB videos.

Asked by rschmetzer 6 days ago

Pinning 2 different firefox profiles to the taskbar

I have 2 separate firefox accounts, one is my personal profile and the other one is for school. I recently made the switch from brave to firefox and I had the same thing … (read more)

I have 2 separate firefox accounts, one is my personal profile and the other one is for school. I recently made the switch from brave to firefox and I had the same thing but the profiles were pinned to the taskbar for easier access. I cant do this for firefox because i pin one shortcut and I right click the other shortcut but its connected to each other so it shows unpin from taskbar.

Asked by Geoduck 6 days ago

Is markdown support coming?

It seems like directly displaying markdown documents would be helpful and pretty easy to implement (especially now that CommonMark is being accepted as a standard). I see… (read more)

It seems like directly displaying markdown documents would be helpful and pretty easy to implement (especially now that CommonMark is being accepted as a standard). I see these bugs for it, but no real movement or priority. Is it on a roadmap anywhere? Anything a not-really-developer can do to help?

Asked by P1h3r1e3d13 6 days ago

can't create USPS Click N Ship label with firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit)

I recently switched from Chrome to Firefox so that Google is not collecting quite so much information about me. I tried to create a USPS CLick N Ship label, but somethin… (read more)

I recently switched from Chrome to Firefox so that Google is not collecting quite so much information about me. I tried to create a USPS CLick N Ship label, but something is happening and it won't let me finish creating it.

This is not about printing a label , it's about creating one to be printed.

To create a label, I go to https://cns.usps.com/index.shtml and put in all the info about who the package is from, who it's going to, ship date, type of package, etc. Once all that info is filled out, there's a button at the bottom that says Select Service And Packaging. That takes you to the next screen where it says "PROCESSING" for second, then displays the next screen where you select which flat rate service to use, insurance, options like signatures, etc. This is a full screen in the same tab, not a popup.

With Chrome, this works fine, I do it nearly every day, so I'm quite familiar with the process. With Firefox, when I click on Select Service And Packaging, it flashes the PROCESSING for about half a second, then displays the same screen. Even though the next step is not a popup, I tried adding usps.com as and exception to popup blocking. That didn't help. I tried disabling popup blocking altogether. That didn't change anything. I went back to my Chrome and created the label I need with no problems, so it's not a USPS problem.

This is also a new Firefox installation, so it isn't like i have all sorts of addons or plugins installed. I have not tried it in safe mode, as I have created my label for today, but I could try that next time I need to create a label.

Any suggestions on what I need to do to Firefox to fix this? I'd prefer to be able to use Firefox for everything.

Asked by bmeyette 5 days ago

Disable mail notification on Windows

I disable Desktop notifications on Gmail and do not allow any notification in firefox preference. But gmail notifications keep showing up with an annoying sound whenever … (read more)

I disable Desktop notifications on Gmail and do not allow any notification in firefox preference. But gmail notifications keep showing up with an annoying sound whenever I use firefox. Please help me to disable it. Thank you.

p/s: I don't install any plugins.

Asked by Ying Yoh 5 days ago

How do i restore my old passwords, bookmarks and plugins without access to my old computer.

I have been with firefox for about 6 years and 4 computers. I have never used firefox sync yet everytime before this, my computer has never required me to "sync" to get a… (read more)

I have been with firefox for about 6 years and 4 computers. I have never used firefox sync yet everytime before this, my computer has never required me to "sync" to get all my old account details. Please tell me there is a way to restore these without access to the old computer. Its a literal brick now with no possible way to access it.

Asked by Overtaker40 5 days ago

Bookmarks: Recently Bookmarked

(I have Firefox 84.0.2, Windows 10) The "Recently Bookmarked" category disappeared in Bookmarks. When I googled about the problem, it said go to about:config and find b… (read more)

(I have Firefox 84.0.2, Windows 10) The "Recently Bookmarked" category disappeared in Bookmarks. When I googled about the problem, it said go to about:config and find browser.places.smartBookmarksversion--and change to default. This is not listed in about:config. When I "Bookmark This Page" it goes into "Other Bookmarks" at the bottom. (I have a large list of "Other Bookmarks.) Any suggestions?

Asked by drawohna 5 days ago

Inconsistent Firefox Instances When Started As User vs System

I'm running Firefox Portable on Windows 10. There is only one executable file in one location. When I open Firefox as a user, by clicking the icon, I get a different inst… (read more)

I'm running Firefox Portable on Windows 10. There is only one executable file in one location.

When I open Firefox as a user, by clicking the icon, I get a different instance of Firefox than if the system opens Firefox [for example, if I click on a link in a different program that opens in a browser]

How do I stop this from happening? I've attached a screenshot to illustrate the differences between the two instances:

1a/1b - User instance does not have pinned tabs, while system instance does. 2a/2b - Despite being logged in to the same Firefox Account/Profile, the toolbar is ordered differently between the two instances. 3a/3b - They're both using the same installed OneTab extension, but they have different numbers of pages stored. 4a/4b - They have a discrepancy in pages and dates for stored items.

I don't seem to have a way of selecting which instance I get manually. If I had pages pinned or saved in OneTab in a System invoked instance, without being aware it is a System instance, and my laptop restarts, I can't resume that instance and recover those pages without using another program or app to invoke it. No matter how many times I open, close, restart, whatever, Firefox myself, I won't be able to get those pages or pins back.

It caused for a lot of frustration, and doubts about my sanity, before I finally realized what was happening, and now I'd very much like to know how to make it stop and operate a unified instance no matter how it is invoked.

Asked by Cyriina 5 days ago

Screenshot without cookie info

I'm taking screenshots of several pages on a website, but the cookie info menu shows up on all of them, even though it is not visible on the web page when I take the scre… (read more)

I'm taking screenshots of several pages on a website, but the cookie info menu shows up on all of them, even though it is not visible on the web page when I take the screenshot. Anyone know a way to work around this?

Asked by lisa.bradshaw 5 days ago

Trying to get a new window/tab when I click a link, Default? I'm doing something wrong.

Seems straight forward, I've checked and unchecked the box in options, and it looks like the same result. I only get one tab stacked until I have many the box open ones a… (read more)

Seems straight forward, I've checked and unchecked the box in options, and it looks like the same result. I only get one tab stacked until I have many the box open ones at taskbar. I'd like to open a new link, next to the one I'm on, and can't seem to do,

Asked by Sean Kelly 5 days ago

Avoid link authorization for opening

Dear all, I've installed an add-on, "Telephone Number Detection" by "CTI-Telephony", that enables to detect phone numbers on any web page and to trigger a phone app ( ex … (read more)

Dear all,

I've installed an add-on, "Telephone Number Detection" by "CTI-Telephony", that enables to detect phone numbers on any web page and to trigger a phone app ( ex : Aircall) using the phone numbers detected/clicked.

It works but Firefox always asks me to authorize the use of the phone app (Aircall) so as to open the link produced when clicking on the phone number "Allow this site to open the callto link with Aircall.exe?"

This step is useless since I've already authorized the opening via this application.

Do you any idea oh what options to tag/un-tag so as to avoid this step ?

Best regards,

ET

Asked by E.Tesson 5 days ago

Video turns black when using Waipu.tv in Firefox

When I use Waipu.TV in Firefox I first do not see the Video, then I click in the screen and see the movie until the mouse moves, the screen is not fully black, I can stil… (read more)

When I use Waipu.TV in Firefox I first do not see the Video, then I click in the screen and see the movie until the mouse moves, the screen is not fully black, I can still see the Waupu.tv frame but not the video, using full screen is the same, what can I do about it? Thanks Elkie : )

Asked by elkehaller 5 days ago