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watching Netflix on Firefox does not work

Hello dear community, I recently switched to a dual boot system and got Ubuntu 20.04.1. If I want to watch Netflix for example I cannot because of DRM settings (at least … (read more)

Hello dear community,

I recently switched to a dual boot system and got Ubuntu 20.04.1. If I want to watch Netflix for example I cannot because of DRM settings (at least the pop-up of Firefox says so). Other video and audio content is working fine so far. The guidelines on what to do to solve the problem like this

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-drm?as=u&utm_source=inproduct

won't work unfortunately. Does someone have any other idea what to possibly do?

Thanks a lot for your help! -Jo

Asked by johanna.czech 1 month ago

Answered by johanna.czech 2 weeks ago

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Containers in Private mode

It is my understanding that in Private browsing mode, tabs aren't isolated from each other and all tabs share the same (in memory) cookie jar and thus, for instance, exis… (read more)

It is my understanding that in Private browsing mode, tabs aren't isolated from each other and all tabs share the same (in memory) cookie jar and thus, for instance, existing third-party cookies are possibly sent in the same private session.

Why multi-account-containers addon is not avaliable in PB when it can be beneficial?

Asked by Izar 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

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Youtube keeps "pausing" the video im playing

Sometimes when watching youtube the video will be paused, once I unpause it it immediately pauses it again, I dont know when and why this happens but it happens. Only ext… (read more)

Sometimes when watching youtube the video will be paused, once I unpause it it immediately pauses it again, I dont know when and why this happens but it happens. Only extensions are honey, ecosia search and stylus

Asked by atiedebee 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

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Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt

We have a new add-on of our own that we were trying to add to the Firefox browser. This add-on was tested locally and worked fine. However, upon trying to install the off… (read more)

We have a new add-on of our own that we were trying to add to the Firefox browser. This add-on was tested locally and worked fine. However, upon trying to install the official add-on to the browser, it is throwing the following error, "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt".

The add-on in question is, https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/searchgiggle-search/

Any suggestions to address this issue would be appreciated.

I also noticed another post or two about the same topic. As per those posts, the issue got resolved automatically after some time. Can I expect the same?

Asked by srik.kid2012 3 weeks ago

Answered by srik.kid2012 3 weeks ago

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Secure Connection Failed to https://mybenefitwallet.com/ -- Linux only. No problem in Windows FF

I am unable to access https://mybenefitwallet.com/ from Firefox 86.0.1 on Fedora Linux. Same Firefox in Windows works just fine. The error I get when accessing that site … (read more)

I am unable to access https://mybenefitwallet.com/ from Firefox 86.0.1 on Fedora Linux. Same Firefox in Windows works just fine. The error I get when accessing that site is:

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to mybenefitwallet.com. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s).

Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

Asked by mkg2 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Everytime I press ctr+d to duplicate an item in figma, the bookmarks option pops up!

Hi there, I'm trying to duplicate an item in figma ( an web based design tool ). But, every time I try to do it by pressing ctrl+d , the bookmark option pops up. How ca… (read more)

Hi there, I'm trying to duplicate an item in figma ( an web based design tool ). But, every time I try to do it by pressing ctrl+d , the bookmark option pops up. How can i fix this?

Asked by abir.sheikh.4044 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

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userChrome.css does not seem to be getting applied.

I was following this reddit thread on how to remove the "your camera and microphone are being shared" popup, but it's having no affect. I have set `toolkit.legacyUserProf… (read more)

I was following this reddit thread on how to remove the "your camera and microphone are being shared" popup, but it's having no affect.

I have set `toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets` to true.

Here's the full contents of the userChrome.css file: ```

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

#webrtcIndicator {
  display: none;
}

```

Asked by SirFireball 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Pins not saved when quitting Firefox.

I have turned on preferences General -> Startup -> Restore previous session AND Warn you when quitting the browser. Firefox does neither of these. My session never … (read more)

I have turned on preferences General -> Startup -> Restore previous session AND Warn you when quitting the browser. Firefox does neither of these. My session never gets restored, my pins are never saved and it never warns me when I quit.

Firefox for linux 86.0 (64-bit)

All the troubleshooting examples I find on these support pages are for much older versions of Firefox and 3-4 years old.

Asked by sgtnasty 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

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Can't sign into Microsoft accounts

Version: Firefox 86.0.1 Canonical for Ubuntu 18.04 Issue: When I go onto the microsoft account sign-in page, the form has no stylesheets loaded as shown in attached scree… (read more)

Version: Firefox 86.0.1 Canonical for Ubuntu 18.04

Issue: When I go onto the microsoft account sign-in page, the form has no stylesheets loaded as shown in attached screenshot and the login button does nothing. Tried clearing cache, history, everything and turning off all extensions, still the same result. Console output screenshot attached as well.

Asked by dhy1996 4 weeks ago

Answered by dhy1996 3 weeks ago

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Is SetupVPN Safe?

Hi - I see that SetupVPN is free. I'm not very technically oriented and wonder if it's safe and also how can it be free and still continue? I'm on a COVID budget, but I… (read more)

Hi - I see that SetupVPN is free. I'm not very technically oriented and wonder if it's safe and also how can it be free and still continue? I'm on a COVID budget, but I like free as long as it's safe. Does anyone have any info on this? Thanks very much for any help. Regards, George

Asked by 7640 3 weeks ago

Answered by Taimur Ahmad 3 weeks ago

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Comment récuperer les tabs synchronisés ?

Bonjour, J'ai dû reinstaller Ubuntu sur ma machine et j'ai dû faire un reset du password de mon compte Firefox. Ainsi, je n'ai plus mes Bookmarks !!!! Est-ce qu'il y a un… (read more)

Bonjour, J'ai dû reinstaller Ubuntu sur ma machine et j'ai dû faire un reset du password de mon compte Firefox. Ainsi, je n'ai plus mes Bookmarks !!!! Est-ce qu'il y a une façon de les récupérer ? Merci

Asked by andrea.chevassu 3 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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Make bold in trello

Hi, in order to format a text as bold, we generally use Ctrl-B. Unfortunatly Firefox open bookmarks lateral bar when doing so. It is for example the case in trello or eve… (read more)

Hi,

in order to format a text as bold, we generally use Ctrl-B. Unfortunatly Firefox open bookmarks lateral bar when doing so. It is for example the case in trello or even here this field! Is there any solution to this problem?

Asked by manouchk 4 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 weeks ago

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Firefox Downloads menu "Open Containing Folder" opens the file instead :(

When I download a file and click on the downloads button to bring up the Downloads menu, I often just want to open the Linux Mint file manager in the right folder so I ca… (read more)

When I download a file and click on the downloads button to bring up the Downloads menu, I often just want to open the Linux Mint file manager in the right folder so I can move the file to a more appropriate place.

In the menu, there's the little button to the right of the listed downloaded file with "Open containing folder", but if I click on that, FF opens the downloaded file, not the file manager.

Obviously this wasn't always like this, but I don't recall doing anything that might have caused the issue. How can I set FF back to the default action of opening the Linux Mint file manager?

Thanks!

Asked by Adam H. 1 month ago

Answered by TerryN21 1 month ago

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basic browsing, screen view

Dear Community, Suddenly my screen image is full with flickering colorful snow. This makes me dizzy in the head. Is this perhaps a new security feature? How can i get rid… (read more)

Dear Community,

Suddenly my screen image is full with flickering colorful snow. This makes me dizzy in the head. Is this perhaps a new security feature? How can i get rid of this? I will add a screenshot.

Thank you in advance. Frank

Asked by flw29a 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Mixed private and non-private browser mode with containers

When using Firefox Containers with the Firefox container addon, is it possible to set the browser to forget everything done outside of any container? I don't want to use … (read more)

When using Firefox Containers with the Firefox container addon, is it possible to set the browser to forget everything done outside of any container? I don't want to use two different windows.

Asked by Juanito 1 month ago

Answered by Juanito 1 month ago

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Where is my menu bar?

I had it set to always show my menu bar and this AM it is not there. I looked in preferences and couldn't find that option. What happened? I like to have that menu b… (read more)

I had it set to always show my menu bar and this AM it is not there. I looked in preferences and couldn't find that option. What happened? I like to have that menu bar up there so I don't have to constantly hit that 'alt' key to get it.

Asked by pdsimdars 1 month ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 month ago

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Problem with Xfinity.com website

Lately I've noticed that I cannot log on to the Xfinity.com website. The home page displays and the login screen allows entry of login ID, but then the screen blacks out … (read more)

Lately I've noticed that I cannot log on to the Xfinity.com website. The home page displays and the login screen allows entry of login ID, but then the screen blacks out and shows only 3 dots that move slightly to show something is happening. Eventually, the site times out and goes back to the login screen.

This happens on my laptop. It is running Firefox version 86 under Ubuntu Linux. I have tried this on another computer running Windows 10 and get the same result, unless I use Microsoft's browser. Firefox loads the Xfinity site correctly on my Android phone, version 86.1.1

Any help would be greatly appreciated

Bill

Asked by wrb2154 1 month ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago