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How to disable protection, or enable dark mode, for Firefox pages

I've always liked the Firefox New Tab page, with Pocket, and until today, DarkReader plugin has always worked. But now it says that it can't because the page is protecte… (read more)

I've always liked the Firefox New Tab page, with Pocket, and until today, DarkReader plugin has always worked. But now it says that it can't because the page is protected.

I tried the solution to use bookmarklets, suggested in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1350781, but it didn't have any effect (https://sanketmehta7.github.io/DarkMode-JS-BookMark/

If I can't find a solution, I'll just ditch Pocket, and use Google as my first page, or something. Or maybe ditch Firefox, which doesn't seem to think that dark mode is important. I don't like being blinded by the light.

Asked by Jeff Learman 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Firefox says I am forbidden to enter a site

Firefox periodically says I am "forbidden" to enter my Kaiser website (KP.org). I know what Mozilla recommends as a fix, which is to clear data and cookies. But this crea… (read more)

Firefox periodically says I am "forbidden" to enter my Kaiser website (KP.org). I know what Mozilla recommends as a fix, which is to clear data and cookies. But this creates more problems because I have to re-enter passwords and other settings. This is a problem Mozilla's website reports has been occurring for YEARS! Why can't Mozilla/Firefox fix this? Please tell me there is a better way to fix this problem.

David Karp dkarpcal@gmail.com or cloverdavid@gmail.com

Asked by Cloverdavid 6 months ago

Answered by Cloverdavid 6 months ago

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Force use master password via mozilla.cfg or policies.json

I would like to force on users in my organization to protect their passwords by firefox master password. How to do that by modifaing mozilla.cfg or policies.json? Thank… (read more)

I would like to force on users in my organization to protect their passwords by firefox master password. How to do that by modifaing mozilla.cfg or policies.json?

Thank You

Asked by tomasz.myszkowski 6 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 6 months ago

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Password security

OK - I must be missing something. On my previous browser, Opera, if I wanted to see details of my passwords then I needed to put in the computer password, so keeping them… (read more)

OK - I must be missing something. On my previous browser, Opera, if I wanted to see details of my passwords then I needed to put in the computer password, so keeping them quite secure. However, Firefox seems to let anyone using the browser to access the full details of all my passwords, even offering to copy them! This has to be the most insecure approach possible - surely this can't be correct, can it?

Asked by Ian Smith 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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Videos buffering and/or not playing

When I try to play a video on Firefox desktop, it takes it a long time to load. Once it has loaded, whenever I pause it for more than a few seconds, or if I try to skip a… (read more)

When I try to play a video on Firefox desktop, it takes it a long time to load. Once it has loaded, whenever I pause it for more than a few seconds, or if I try to skip around the video (either by clicking around in the loaded section of the progress bar or using +/- seconds buttons), the video begins buffering again before the video resumes. This makes it extremely difficult and frustrating to watch anything that requires me to pause, rewind, or fast forward. I've noticed this issue affect multiple video viewing sites, such as YouTube, Vimeo, and Netflix. My roommate also uses Firefox, but doesn't have this issue, so I know it's not a problem with my internet. I thought it might be a problem with my computer, but I tried to replicate the issue in Chrome and everything worked fine there. The issue has persisted almost a week. I have:

  • Rebooted my computer several times
  • Deleted my history/cache
  • Disabled my extensions
  • Turned off Java scripts in firefox (this disabled my ability to load sites like YouTube completely, so I turned it back on)
  • Updated my computer
  • Updated my graphics drivers
  • Refreshed firefox
  • Uninstalled and reinstalled firefox (and rebooted my computer)
  • Uninstalled and reinstalled firefox AND deleted all the data it stored on my computer (and rebooted my computer)

I am currently using version 123.0.1 of Firefox. My OS is Windows 10 22H2.

Asked by AccidentalRogue 4 months ago

Answered by AccidentalRogue 4 months ago

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The the United States USPS website does not work properly with Firefox!!

Support, The USPS website does not work properly with Firefox!! The Home page loads okay but there are multiple other issues with links not working. For instance all of … (read more)

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The USPS website does not work properly with Firefox!! The Home page loads okay but there are multiple other issues with links not working. For instance all of the links under Quick Tools do not work except this one: https://www.usps.com/manage/po-boxes.htm. Other things don't work either.

Everything works fine that I tried with Google Chrome though! Please address soon.

Thanks

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 5 months ago

Answered by Wayne Carpenter 5 months ago

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Be descriptive

metadata> <identifier>ARCHIVEIT-4887-2022082403-00000</identifier> <archiveit-account-id>350</archiveit-account-id> <archiveit-account-organ… (read more)

metadata> <identifier>ARCHIVEIT-4887-2022082403-00000</identifier> <archiveit-account-id>350</archiveit-account-id> <archiveit-account-organization-name>National Library of Medicine</archiveit-account-organization-name> <archiveit-collection-id>4887</archiveit-collection-id> <archiveit-collection-name>Global Health Events web archive</archiveit-collection-name> <archiveit-job-type>TEST_SAVED</archiveit-job-type> <collection>ArchiveIt-Collection-4887</collection> <contributor>Internet Archive</contributor> <creator>Archive-It</creator> <date>2022</date> <mediatype>web</mediatype> <scandate>20220816132743</scandate> <scanner>Internet Archive Python library 1.9.5</scanner> <sponsor>National Library of Medicine</sponsor> <title>Archive-It Crawl Data: Partner 350 Collection 4887 Crawl Job 1659828 Job Type TEST_SAVED Started 2022-08-16 13:27:32.788531</title> <collection>ArchiveIt-Partner-350</collection> <collection>archiveitpartners</collection> <collection>archiveitdigitalcollection</collection> <collection>web</collection> <uploader>archiveit-uploads@archive.org</uploader> <publicdate>2022-08-24 03:31:44</publicdate> <addeddate>2022-08-24 03:31:44</addeddate> <access-restricted-item>true</access-restricted-item> <imagecount>14385</imagecount> <firstfiledate>20220816132743</firstfiledate> <lastfiledate>20220816162548</lastfiledate> </metadata>

Asked by Aung Ko 3 days ago

Answered by Aung Ko 3 days ago

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Syncing passwords

I have both Win7 and Win10 on separate drives. I have been migrating from 7 to 10. From all appearances Firefox on both OS's are sync'd. I have asked for my passwords to … (read more)

I have both Win7 and Win10 on separate drives. I have been migrating from 7 to 10. From all appearances Firefox on both OS's are sync'd. I have asked for my passwords to be sync'd, yet they have not migrated to Win 10. Bookmarks have so I know something is working. Any advice? Thanks Chris

Asked by chris654 3 days ago

Answered by chris654 3 days ago

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Everything I Try To Download Fails

I've not been able to download anything on Firefox for about 3-4 weeks now. Every time I try to it immediately fails with no explanation given. The only type of download … (read more)

I've not been able to download anything on Firefox for about 3-4 weeks now. Every time I try to it immediately fails with no explanation given. The only type of download that works is "Save Image As..." Even trying to download a picture with a download button instead of right clicking nets an immediate fail. I feel like I've done everything to try and troubleshoot it myself, but nothing seems to be working.

I've restarted my computer, ran Firefox in troubleshoot mode, refreshed and reinstalled it, checked for viruses and malware, tried both nightly and ESR versions, tried running them as admin, logged out of my Firefox profile, cleared my cookies and cache, changed and reset the download folder, ran a repair for Visual C++, and reset my windows security settings. I'm honestly surprised nothing has worked.

The only thing that I know I haven't tried yet it refreshing my entire computer, but that's my very far last resort because I'm able to download files just fine on Microsoft Edge. Only the Firefox applications have given me any problems, so if I were to refresh my computer and have the problem still not be solved somehow I'd be deleting everything to get nowhere.

If anyone has any other ideas to try that be very much appreciated.

Asked by PoisnedArtist 4 weeks ago

Answered by PoisnedArtist 3 days ago

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what does it mean browser not supported

duplicate of /questions/1451961 support forum thread. What does it mean browser not supported by the way I don't like reading so that's why I prefer to talk to a custom… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1451961 support forum thread.

What does it mean browser not supported by the way I don't like reading so that's why I prefer to talk to a customer care representative

Asked by merrill-50 2 days ago

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Media resource could not be decoded, error: Error Code: NS_ERROR_DOM_MEDIA_METADATA_ERR (0x806e0006)

A recent set of system updates appears to have made most website videos not play in Firefox. When I inspect the Developer Tools - > Console tab the most detail Firefo… (read more)

A recent set of system updates appears to have made most website videos not play in Firefox.

When I inspect the Developer Tools - > Console tab the most detail Firefox gives are an error line similar to: Media resource URL could not be decoded, error: Error Code: NS_ERROR_DOM_MEDIA_METADATA_ERR (0x806e0006)

Internet searches for the error name and error hex do not appear yield any applicable troubleshooting, nor any methods of collecting additional problem data.

How can I obtain more detail on where the error is happening and how Firefox might be interacting with other packages present on my system?

Arch Linux has some older ffmpeg-compat packages, but those don't appear to match any of the web results, in that they're even older versions of ffmpeg.

yay -Ss ffmpeg-compat aur/ffmpeg-compat-55 2.3.6-4 (+24 0.00)

   Compatibility package for ffmpeg to provide versions 55 of libavcodec, libavdevice and libavformat, not anymore provided by the ffmpeg package

aur/ffmpeg-compat-54 1.2.12-4 (+87 0.00)

   Compatibility package for ffmpeg to provide versions 54 of libavcodec, libavdevice and libavformat, not anymore provided by the ffmpeg package

Asked by mjevans 1 month ago

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Peer’s Certificate has been revoked.

I encounter this message "Peer’s Certificate has been revoked. Error code: SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE" when connecting to "Site A" using Firefox version 122.0 (64), my… (read more)

I encounter this message "Peer’s Certificate has been revoked. Error code: SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE" when connecting to "Site A" using Firefox version 122.0 (64), my primary browser. I have successfully connected to "Site A" using Firefox in the recent past.

I can connect to "Site A" without errors using my backup browser, MS Edge Version 121.0.2277.83 (Official build) (64-bit).

This seem to be a Firefox related problem.

Help

Asked by JIML 5 months ago

Answered by JIML 5 months ago