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Turn off "Executable files may contain viruses or other malicious code" warning

When downloading pdf, html and other files I recently started getting an "Executable files may contain viruses or other malicious code" warning. This is annoying and defi… (read more)

When downloading pdf, html and other files I recently started getting an "Executable files may contain viruses or other malicious code" warning. This is annoying and definitely nothing I didn't know. Besides, many of these files were written by me, so this simply represents an additional annoyance in my workflow. How do I permanently disable this behavior?

Asked by redask9 5 days ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 5 days ago

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Can't watch live videos on you tube

iam currently using acer nitro 515-52 with ubuntu 18.04 as my base os and whenever i try to access the live videos on you tube the following error occurs "our browser doe… (read more)

iam currently using acer nitro 515-52 with ubuntu 18.04 as my base os and whenever i try to access the live videos on you tube the following error occurs "our browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video". I have only browsec plugin installed on my extensions. I even tried to reinstal my firefox but the same error occurs. kindly suggest me an article so that i can overcome this issue.

Asked by tradeenterprisesolution 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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How to add image to my firefox home page / newtab page?

I am trying to add my own background to the home page but cannot find any way to do it. There must be an option for something so simple somewhere, but I cannot find it. I… (read more)

I am trying to add my own background to the home page but cannot find any way to do it. There must be an option for something so simple somewhere, but I cannot find it. I do not want to install an add-on for this as I am not comfortable handing out my personal info to some random guy or group to accomplish something so simple. Thanks.

Asked by me 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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I can't find my saved logins!

Hello Team Mozilla, I use my browser to save usernames and passwords to my browser but from yesterday I can not find them to my browser. How do I get them back? Thanks in… (read more)

Hello Team Mozilla,

I use my browser to save usernames and passwords to my browser but from yesterday I can not find them to my browser. How do I get them back?

Thanks in advance,

Joachim Mabula

Asked by Joachim Mabula 2 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago

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Selecting Application

Firefox is showing unmatched applications for pdf files.In openwith>other applications,it is opening a directory browser but not available applications(Linux). This h… (read more)

Firefox is showing unmatched applications for pdf files.In openwith>other applications,it is opening a directory browser but not available applications(Linux).

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== If started continues forever...

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by DaveRo 9 years ago

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FF 4.0B2 When ty[ing a URL and hit the enter it does not work

Fedora 13 Firefox 4.0 Beta 2. When typing a URL in the URL box and hit the enter key nothing happens. This happened Every time Firefox opened == upgrade from Beta 1 to … (read more)

Fedora 13 Firefox 4.0 Beta 2. When typing a URL in the URL box and hit the enter key nothing happens.

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Every time Firefox opened

== upgrade from Beta 1 to Beta 2

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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saved passwords gone after upgrade to 3.6.8

All of my saved passwords are gone. the password manager window is empty. i use the extension 'bookmark backup' to backup my saved passwords... key3.db cert8.db signons… (read more)

All of my saved passwords are gone. the password manager window is empty. i use the extension 'bookmark backup' to backup my saved passwords... key3.db cert8.db signons.sqlite signons3.txt and signons2.txt. i have one week worth of backups. i tried replacing those five files in my profile directory with each of the seven backups, and none of the backups will produce my passwords. i can see encoded information in signons3.txt but that file is very old and doesn't have my most recent saved passwords that the sqlite file has, so going back to that version is not an option.

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

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Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

I just upgraded to Firefox 3.6.8 and now every time I try to watch a video on a site like youtube the screen is black and it says 'an error occurred, please try again lat… (read more)

I just upgraded to Firefox 3.6.8 and now every time I try to watch a video on a site like youtube the screen is black and it says 'an error occurred, please try again later.' But when I tried with a different browser called Galeon it played. If I clear the cache and then refresh the page it will play using Firefox, but isn't there a way to fix this? If it's a bug, when will a patch be out? Side Note: I use Ubuntu Linux, if that makes a big difference.

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Every time Firefox opened

== I upgraded to 3.6.8 today

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

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"Import..." immediately says "No programs that contain bookmarks, history or password data"

Trying to import passwords which have been exported from a previous FF installation. When I go to "File" -> "Import..." I immediately get a message "No programs that c… (read more)

Trying to import passwords which have been exported from a previous FF installation. When I go to "File" -> "Import..." I immediately get a message "No programs that contain bookmarks, history or password data".

System: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:1.9.2.6) Gecko/20100628 Ubuntu/10.04 (lucid) Firefox/3.6.6

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Bookmarks no longer works after installing Google Xmarks, all new bookmarks are directed to " http://ad.yieldmanager.com/iframe3?

Issue I have a problem with my bookmarks, cookies, history or settings Description Recently installed Google Xmarks and immediately lost any star bookmark functionality.… (read more)

Issue

I have a problem with my bookmarks, cookies, history or settings

Description

Recently installed Google Xmarks and immediately lost any star bookmark functionality. Any new bookmarks I try to create are given the title of the last previous webpage I tried to create (which wouldn"t be a major issue only a nuisance to copy & paste the correct name in) but ALL new bookmarks are directed to some version of "http://ad.yieldmanager.com/iframe3?sI" instead of the correct site. Have diablrd and then uninstalled Xmarks but the problem remains. Use the latest version of Firefox for Linux Ubuntu 9.04. Thanks.

Troubleshooting information

Google shortcuts 2.03

Firefox version

3.0.19

Operating system

Linux

User Agent

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.0.19) Gecko/2010040116 Ubuntu/9.04 (jaunty) Firefox/3.0.19 GTB7.1

Plugins installed

  • -Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  • The default plugin handles plugin data for mimetypes and extensions that are not specified and facilitates downloading of new plugins.
  • The demo print plugin for unix.
  • DivX Web Player version 1.4.0.233
  • The Totem 2.26.1 plugin handles video and audio streams.

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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private browsing not working

Firefox is set to "NEVER REMEMBER HISTORY" but if I go to Ford.ca, which uses java, I must enter a postal code to have access to information about "Price & Build". Sa… (read more)

Firefox is set to "NEVER REMEMBER HISTORY" but if I go to Ford.ca, which uses java, I must enter a postal code to have access to information about "Price & Build". Said postal code remains accessible by Ford.ca... even days after my visit, while I understand that "Private Browsing" should supposedly prevent such situation. Firefox 3.6.6-1.2 came with the newest openSuse 11.3 release. The same situation prevails with our other computer running under openSuse11.2 and daily kept up to date. A solution to this problem would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

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Firefox 2.0.0.6 does not show the update tab at Edit/Preferences/Advanced

Support said to enable the auto updates for Firefox at Edit/Preference/Advance then the Update tab. I have no update tab showing so guess I am screwed again. Do I need … (read more)

Support said to enable the auto updates for Firefox at Edit/Preference/Advance then the Update tab. I have no update tab showing so guess I am screwed again. Do I need a better version of Linux (have Freespire) or what is going on here?

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Every time Firefox opened

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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How to install Firefox 3.6 after down loading it in Linus Freespire?

I just installed Linus Freespire on a PC that Windows XP had crashed on, and happy to have it take on a new life. When I tried to browse myspace.com, I was forced to upg… (read more)

I just installed Linus Freespire on a PC that Windows XP had crashed on, and happy to have it take on a new life. When I tried to browse myspace.com, I was forced to upgrade to Firefox 3.6 and downloaded it. It said it went to the desktop, but don't see it there. Instead I get a KArchiver window with Firefox-3.6.6.tar-1 in it. I have tried screwing around with it and its "wizard" until I am about ready to trash the whole thing. Can someone tell me what i need to do to upgrade Firefox 2.0.0.6 to Firefox 3.6.6 besides getting another degree? It would be nice if there where some hints.

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== every time I try to access myspace.com

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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When Firefox starts it opens a page other than what I set Preferences - General - Startup to do.

When I have logged on to Ubuntu as "Bob" Firefox shows www.bob.com at startup. When I have logged on to Ubuntu as "Another" Firefox shows www.another.com. "Show my wind… (read more)

When I have logged on to Ubuntu as "Bob" Firefox shows www.bob.com at startup. When I have logged on to Ubuntu as "Another" Firefox shows www.another.com. "Show my windows and tabs from last time" works but the www.bob.com shows in an additional tab. Home page is not changed. "Show my home page" works ok too but the www.bob.com shows in an additional tab.

User Agent

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.2.6) Gecko/20100630 Ubuntu/8.04 (hardy) Firefox/3.6.6

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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MJB: FF 3.6.6 Crashes Repeatedly, even when idle

[Apologies, I clicked the wrong URL and shut the previous thread by mistake.] I have FF 3.6.6 randomly crashing when I am not even doing anything. I have two websites ope… (read more)

[Apologies, I clicked the wrong URL and shut the previous thread by mistake.]

I have FF 3.6.6 randomly crashing when I am not even doing anything. I have two websites open normally, neither of them uses Flash or any adobe plug-ins. One auto-refreshes content every few minutes, but it is text and basic JPG/GIF graphics (run by JavaScript I presume). The other site does nothing if I take no actions. But several times a day, FF just shuts down silently.

I am running on linux Mint 9 KDE Edition.

about:crashes says the URL is invalid. ~/.mozilla/firefox/Crash Reports/ doesn't exist; ~/.mozilla/firefox/ contains a single file called .profiles.ini - nor could I find a folder by that name in any of the directories related to FireFox.

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by Moses 9 years ago

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__MJB: FF 3.6.6 Crashes Repeatedly, even when idle

Locked due to duplicate. Duplicate solved here I have FF 3.6.6 randomly crashing when I am not even doing anything. I have two websites open normally, neither of them use… (read more)

Locked due to duplicate. Duplicate solved here

I have FF 3.6.6 randomly crashing when I am not even doing anything. I have two websites open normally, neither of them uses Flash or any adobe plug-ins. One auto-refreshes content every few minutes, but it is text and basic JPG/GIF graphics (run by JavaScript I presume). The other site does nothing if I take no actions. But several times a day, FF just shuts down silently.

I am running on linux Mint 9 KDE Edition.

about:crashes says the URL is invalid.


Crash ID(s)

n/a

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by Moses 9 years ago

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in Firefox 3.6.6 gmail won't stay open; calendar opens on top of it

when i open (with a button or bookmark) or if i type in google's mail URL, the google calendar opens on top of it almost immediately. this does not happen in other brows… (read more)

when i open (with a button or bookmark) or if i type in google's mail URL, the google calendar opens on top of it almost immediately. this does not happen in other browsers or in previous releases, it's new since installation of firefox 3.6.6. i tried uninstalling add-ons and plug-ins "one by one" to see if this was the problem, but can see no change in behavior.

URL of affected sites

https://mail.google.com/mail/#

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

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the adobe flash plugin has failed and none of the solutions have helped

the adobe flash plugin has failed and none of the solutions listed in the help section works! I've tried all the solutions listed but none seems to work. This happened E… (read more)

the adobe flash plugin has failed and none of the solutions listed in the help section works! I've tried all the solutions listed but none seems to work.

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Every time Firefox opened

== it started a week ago

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Answered by AnonymousUser 9 years ago