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Firefox Extensions Not Showing On Toolbar

I see where other people have posed this question but the procedure offered is not available to me. I am using Firefox (Flatpak) version 121.0 on an Ubuntu 22.04 laptop.… (read more)

I see where other people have posed this question but the procedure offered is not available to me.

I am using Firefox (Flatpak) version 121.0 on an Ubuntu 22.04 laptop.

On installing a new extension I should either see the extension's icon on my toolbar or else have a clear means of adding it. I have neither.

Clicking on the jigsaw icon in the toolbar, I get migrated to the about:addons page. On clicking the Extensions tab, I get the screen listing all installed extensions. Each extension has a ... icon beside it. But when I click on this, there is no "Pin To Toolbar" option.

What is wrong here ?

Asked by tamjk 5 months ago

Answered by tamjk 5 months ago

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New Tab Button

Hey, since the new update (121.0.1) the new tab button isnt on right from the most right tab. With customization the button can only be put on the far left. Is there any… (read more)

Hey, since the new update (121.0.1) the new tab button isnt on right from the most right tab. With customization the button can only be put on the far left. Is there anything i can do?

Asked by D.Soll 5 months ago

Answered by D.Soll 5 months 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Peer’s Certificate has been revoked.

I encounter this message "Peer’s Certificate has been revoked.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I encounter this message "Peer’s Certificate has been revoked.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 4 months ago

Answered by JIML 4 months ago

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I cannot log in to websites using Firefox

Firefox is my default browser, but it does not allow me to log in to specific websites. For example, ihg.com, when I click the sign in button nothing happens, I just have… (read more)

Firefox is my default browser, but it does not allow me to log in to specific websites. For example, ihg.com, when I click the sign in button nothing happens, I just have a little note at the bottom left "javascript:void(0);" Another example, dutchcrafters.com , when I click Log in with Gmail, nothing happens.

I have tried removing all the content blocking extensions (privacy badgers, ublock origin, etc.), did not fix it. I have tried a firefox refresh, did not fix it. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling firefox with several device restarts, did not fix it.

I know this must be a firefox specific problem because microsoft edge work perfectly for both of these examples. Any other suggestions to fix this firefox issue?

Asked by James Lin 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Startpage Search Engine

This problem exists ONLY on Firefox. I vary search engines, from DuckDuckGo to Presearch and Startpage depending on the search results I get. For no apparent reason I wi… (read more)

This problem exists ONLY on Firefox. I vary search engines, from DuckDuckGo to Presearch and Startpage depending on the search results I get.

For no apparent reason I will get a "suspended connection" message on Startpage while using the Firefox browser. I have included both the link and a screenshot of the problematic page. The page will open perfectly several times, and then suddenly, in the same session, if I open a new Startpage tab, this message will appear. While the suspended connection message is visible in Firefox / Startpage, I will try Startpage in Edge, Opera, Chrome and Midori, and they all open to the Starpage beautifully.

I am using the Firefox 125.0.3 browser, I have cleared caches and cookies, and run full malware scans, with zero negative results, and yet this problem persists. It is sporadic, and does not occur on a predictable basis. It occurs whether the Mozilla VPN is on or not, and switching from on to off or off to on changes nothing, even after refreshing the page.

I am assuming that this is a Firefox issue, as the problem does not occur on other browsers

I can easily switch browsers and / or search engines, but Firefox in conjuction with Startpage is my preferred combo. I just find it frustrating in that I cannot fix it myself.

So....Ehhhh...what's up doc?

https://www.startpage.com/sp/captcha-block#?bc=US&bi=QuadraNet&be=a2667ecaaf93ae9c091acfff4cebeacc&bds_t=1715638671T77bc1f599823650a2bba749db91bb9c806807a1edc0a34414bf50516dbe0e125&bds_s=dd88ea12048c4efdb6fb4d366c52ae8f&lui=english&cat=web&language=english&t=night&cmd=gen_page

Asked by EmJay Dubbya 1 month ago

Answered by EmJay Dubbya 1 month ago

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Youtube playback performance has gone down June 2024

Over the past week or so, Youtube videos take a while to start, and will at times just stop and buffer. I turned off uBlock Origin for Youtube, and I have Youtube Premium… (read more)

Over the past week or so, Youtube videos take a while to start, and will at times just stop and buffer. I turned off uBlock Origin for Youtube, and I have Youtube Premium, but this issue is still happening. Ookla speed test is 569.32 Mbps download, and 23.50 Mbps upload. My Firefox is set to automatically update. Current version is 127.0.1

Asked by mikeyvsaul 3 days ago

Answered by mikeyvsaul 3 days ago

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White boxes appearing on browser and screen

Hello! Started up Firefox today and these whited out boxes started appearing over my search bars and random part of the screen, such as the descriptions of different ar… (read more)

Hello!

Started up Firefox today and these whited out boxes started appearing over my search bars and random part of the screen, such as the descriptions of different articles on my home pages, extension and theme information in my settings, and different tabs (see pictures 1 and 2). The text is also white, making it almost impossible for me to see what I'm typing or selecting in the search bar (picture 3).

I've already tried some tips that I found on the forums such as changing the hardware accelerator, making sure my extensions and add-ons were up to date, etc. When I go into troubleshooting mode, the boxes disappear and Firefox functions normally, but when I tried turning off all my add-ons and themes on the regular browser, the problem still wasn't fixed. I did a full refresh of the browser, hoping that would help to reset whatever was causing the issue, but that didn't help either.

Any advice or troubleshooting tips would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by jayd8kit 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Deleting a Firefox Profile also deleted pretty much everything on my desktop, help please?

Hello, today I decided to create a new Firefox Profile. I set the directory of this profile to be my desktop, which is where I usually put things (downloads and such) by … (read more)

Hello, today I decided to create a new Firefox Profile. I set the directory of this profile to be my desktop, which is where I usually put things (downloads and such) by default. I thought it would create another folder there on the desktop and put everything inside that, but instead it put a bunch of junk on my desktop. No big deal, right, I can just delete the profile, and that other junk should also be deleted. Well, not only did deleting the Firefox profile delete the extra junk that was created while making the profile, it also, for some reason, has deleted about 90% of everything else on my desktop as well. There are now only a few seemingly random things left on the desktop, that it decided to spare for whatever reason.

Where did everything go? The recycle bin is empty.. Most of it was just shortcuts, not a big deal, but I did have a few folders with some rather important work that I would very much like to retrieve. Please tell me Firefox didn't just nuke my desktop, and that all of those things are now unrecoverable? Windows 7 64 bit

Thanks very much.

Asked by newmail0047 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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live not working yt

Hi, I can't watch live stream on youtube. I see only black screen on loading circkle. Ads working fine but after them i see what i said before. When live is over then i … (read more)

Hi,

I can't watch live stream on youtube. I see only black screen on loading circkle. Ads working fine but after them i see what i said before. When live is over then i can normally watch it. I can watch twitch normally. There is problem olny on yt. best chris

Asked by bigi162 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

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Would it be possible to remove the or update the "sample" response language about Flash?

So for folks who hand wrote thousands of lines of Actionscript code for Adobe Flash, it is incredibly upsetting and frustrating that a witch hunt went after Flash which w… (read more)

So for folks who hand wrote thousands of lines of Actionscript code for Adobe Flash, it is incredibly upsetting and frustrating that a witch hunt went after Flash which we believe was part of a tactic by google to ensure its ads cannot as easily be blocked. Specifically google used all this "modern web" nonsense to become the monopolistic browser in place of internet explorer and to use that "power" explicitly to bend the future web to their will.

This is so upsetting, there are not words to describe it. And the fact that the "answer" is that folks who spent years and thousands of lines of code for Flash, now "simply need to completely re code everything from scratch in a new language" is offensive beyond recognition.

Please consider removing this "standard" response language or at least acknowledge the awful burden that was placed on folks by the decision to join the rest to remove the most popular web technology that helped build the internet, because google must serve everyone ads. It is just gross.

Honestly, we thought Firefox would defy the witch hunt and keep flash working to differentiate and look after the poor developers who suffered from this terrible, terrible action.

p.s. on the day Flash was officially killed off, chrome had more active "severe" security vulnerabilities than Flash. Thus, chrome is objectively less secure than Flash. I wonder how much google spent on paying news companies to post stuff about how "insecure" flash is and the stupid "modern web." I wonder if said "news" companies checked the claims, or just took the payment and posted their "sponsored content."

Asked by sorzubulte 6 months ago

Last reply by sorzubulte 6 months ago

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How to see synced content in another browser?

My workplace bans Firefox. It is not possible to install it in any way on any computer. I still use Firefox on all of my personal devices, and heavily utilize the Firefox… (read more)

My workplace bans Firefox. It is not possible to install it in any way on any computer. I still use Firefox on all of my personal devices, and heavily utilize the Firefox Sync to keep my Bookmarks in sync across devices. I need to be able to access my Firefox Bookmarks somehow from my work computer, so I can at least retrieve recently bookmarked items.

I am able to log in to my Firefox Account https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/account/ and see my Firefox account details, but this does not include any of my Sync data.

How can I access the contents of my Sync data? I do not even need it to be integrated into another browser, I just need to be able to access it somehow from a computer that is not able to have Firefox installed.

There is a similar question here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1255784 which provides a non-functional non-answer which is not appropriate and does not work.

Asked by z2z 5 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 days ago

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Cannot add Amazon search engine to search toolbar

I am using Firefox 126.0 under Windows 10. I am trying to add search engines to the search toolbar. (Just to be clear, this is the search box that appears below the addr… (read more)

I am using Firefox 126.0 under Windows 10.

I am trying to add search engines to the search toolbar. (Just to be clear, this is the search box that appears below the address bar, not the address bar itself.)

I followed the instructions here. That worked fine for Wikipedia, Google Maps and YouTube. Then I tried to add Amazon UK. The Amazon icon is now present in the search box, but when I select it, I see this message:

Firefox could not download the search plugin from: https://d2lo25i6d3q8zm.cloudfront.net/browser-plugins/AmazonSearchSuggestionsOSD.Firefox.xml

I have no idea what this means or what to do about it.

(I also tried adding it from Settings > Search > Search Shortcuts, but Amazon does not appear on that list of search engines [unlike on my other computer]. I clicked "Find more search engines", but that brought up a list of 5,192 extensions, most of which seemed not be related to searching.)

Thanks in advance for any help or suggestions.

Mike

Asked by Mike L 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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After upgrade, logins not populating "Saved logins..." in settings, and generally inaccessible

Hi! After recently following the upgrade path from FF v52 to the most recent FF version, I find that logins in logins.json did not carry over with the upgrade. Out of 555… (read more)

Hi! After recently following the upgrade path from FF v52 to the most recent FF version, I find that logins in logins.json did not carry over with the upgrade. Out of 555 logins, only 44 appear. (I suspect these may have been imported from Chrome, since FF also imported my Chrome bookmarks without acknowledgment.) I see that the old logins are still in logins.json, and logins.json appears to be valid JSON when opening with FF.

I tried ensuring that logins.json, key3.db, and key4.db had matching timestamps, but that didn't correct the problem. I tried replacing key3.db and logins.json with copies from a backup of the v52 profile (it has no key4.db--is key3.db no longer used?), but then zero logins appeared (why I think the ones that do appear may originate with Chrome). I tried exporting logins to CSV, but it only captured those 44. I can see the logins are in logins.json, but the passwords are hashed/obscured.

I have profile backups, but I don't find a way to import the logins. (If I had to make a wild guess, I'd say the upgrade might have ignored my key3.db that paired with my logins.json, and created a new key4.db full of Chrome logins instead.)

How might I recover my logins from either the in-use logins.json or from my profile backup?

Thank you!

Asked by FamousMoroccanServals 6 months ago

Answered by FamousMoroccanServals 5 months ago

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Why does my firefox always prefer IPv4, while IPv6 is still available?

My ISP had provided the IPv6 service, edge/chrome/vivaldi are all IPv6 first and working well. Only firefox insists use IPv4, although it could also pass the IPv6 test on… (read more)

My ISP had provided the IPv6 service, edge/chrome/vivaldi are all IPv6 first and working well. Only firefox insists use IPv4, although it could also pass the IPv6 test on https://test-ipv6.com, and the internal test on https://detectportal.firefox.com/success.txt?ipv6 It leads to some webpage extremely slow, even could not be accessed.

I've tried privacy mode, but the problem is still there. IPv6 in about:config is enabled, all related options are default. Is this a bug, or if there is any way could fix it by some special settings?

Waiting for your help, thanks.

Asked by tempwall 6 months ago

Answered by tempwall 6 months ago

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Not getting "history" or remembering visited sites on new iMac

On my old iMac, Firefox remembered sites I had visited and filled them in, like if I typed A it would autofill Amazon. This is not happening on my new 2023 iMac and I ca… (read more)

On my old iMac, Firefox remembered sites I had visited and filled them in, like if I typed A it would autofill Amazon. This is not happening on my new 2023 iMac and I can't figure out how to turn this on. Also, I could see my site visit history on my old iMac, but this field is blank, with no history of sites visited shown, on my new machine. Help is appreciated. Please keep in mind that I am technically retarded and need step by step guidence. Thank you in advance for your help

Asked by Jerryjerry 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

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files downloading instead of opening in viewer

I've spent many hours trying to fix this problem. When I click on a document that I want to view, it is downloading to my computer. I have the latest version of firefox o… (read more)

I've spent many hours trying to fix this problem. When I click on a document that I want to view, it is downloading to my computer. I have the latest version of firefox on a windows 11 pc. Please assist.

Asked by Miami Sally 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

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Change default view

Currently, Firefox opens OBJ files as text. I want to send them to the Microsoft 3D Viewer which is the default application in Windows for these kinds of files. All I can… (read more)

Currently, Firefox opens OBJ files as text. I want to send them to the Microsoft 3D Viewer which is the default application in Windows for these kinds of files. All I can do right now is right click on the file, save the file, then open with the 3D Viewer. I have gone to settings/General then down to applications and I can't add any files there. (Why not?) It doesn't matter if I choose to save or open files, the OBJ file still displays as text in Firefox. How do I get Firefox to send instead of display these files as text?

Asked by price3 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago