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adding FF to Microsoft Authenticator

I searched and searched how to add FF to my authenticator so I could get the code to set up sync and/or 2FA. FINALLY, someone gave this answer: When you enable 2FA then y… (read more)

I searched and searched how to add FF to my authenticator so I could get the code to set up sync and/or 2FA. FINALLY, someone gave this answer: When you enable 2FA then you get a QR code that you need to scan with an Authenticator app that generates a 6-digit code that you need to enter to confirm that 2FA is working.

The answer was "scan with the AUTHENTICATOR APP!!" I was just scanning it with the phone. Duh on me.

I'm posting this to help others. Sorry it's not a question per se.

Asked by Maureen 2 months ago

Last reply by Maureen 2 months ago

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Bookmark option and other permission pop-up didn't exist.

I am using the Developer Edition of Firefox and this problems occur when I noticed that the permission pop-up didn't contain all of the information it was supposed to say… (read more)

I am using the Developer Edition of Firefox and this problems occur when I noticed that the permission pop-up didn't contain all of the information it was supposed to say. This problem also happens when I wanted to bookmark something in the browser itself.

I have installed quite a few extension and some of them also experience the same problem :

  • React Developer Tools (affected)
  • Multi-Account Containers (not affected)
  • AdBlock (not affected)
  • Password Manager (not affected)
  • Tab Session Manager (not affected)

I think this is a bug on Firefox end and I would like it to be fixed as soon as possible. Thank you very much.

Asked by Fadhli890 6 months ago

Last reply by Fadhli890 6 months ago

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Crash at sturtup even in safe-mode

Firefox crashes at startup even in safe mode. I think there was firefox update after first crash and it did not start after that. Developers version works fine. Latest r… (read more)

Asked by Wodensday 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox recently changed the Show all Bookmarks shortcut

Firefox recently changed the Show all Bookmarks shortcut from Ctrl + Shift + B to Ctrl + Shift + O. Ctrl + Shift + B shortcut moved from Show all Bookmarks to Show/hide t… (read more)

Firefox recently changed the Show all Bookmarks shortcut from Ctrl + Shift + B to Ctrl + Shift + O.

Ctrl + Shift + B shortcut moved from Show all Bookmarks to Show/hide the Bookmarks toolbar.

For what reason and how stupid do you have to be to change something that had remained unchanged for years?

Or am I the stupid who cannot understand what the inevitable reason is to complicate people's lives?

Thanks.

Nomen

Asked by nomenomen404 11 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 months ago

How do I get off of the beta channel?

I have two versions of Firefox installed on my work PC, the regular one for my everyday browsing and the Developer's Edition for my work with the regular one being my def… (read more)

I have two versions of Firefox installed on my work PC, the regular one for my everyday browsing and the Developer's Edition for my work with the regular one being my default browser. For some reason, through no effort on my part, I ended up on the beta channel for the regular browser.

That was OK until the latest beta (version 90) started showing an extremely annoying bug. On a daily basis, on average, it will stop loading pages for no reason. For that reason, I'd like to get off of the beta channel and get back to using the release version. Would uninstalling the beta version and installing the release version do that for me? Or will I somehow end up back on the beta channel and get upgraded to the beta version again? (If I do have to uninstall the beta and install the release, I want to keep all of the settings, bookmarks, plugins, etc. that I have in that browser. I have the Dev Edition browser set up to never sync, so it has a different set of settings, etc., which I don't want carried over to the other browser.)

Asked by rholstein 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox 85 has stopped playing video

Using Firefox 85.0b2 (64 bit) Windows 10. Both Firefox and Windows 10 updated themselves in past couple of days. Previously Firefox played videos on YouTube. Now it does … (read more)

Using Firefox 85.0b2 (64 bit) Windows 10. Both Firefox and Windows 10 updated themselves in past couple of days.

Previously Firefox played videos on YouTube. Now it does not. (still image appears, and spinning circle but nothing further; and then YouTube suggests try restarting my device).

Videos still play OK in MS Edge.

I have tried all advice I can find, including clearing Cache, clearing cookies, and resetting Firefox. Starting Firefox in Safe mode. Restarting Windows and Firefox multiple times. Nothing has made any difference.

Can anyone suggest anything else to try??

Asked by chris328 11 months ago

Answered by philipp 11 months ago

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Firefox Developer Edition and Regular FireFox on Manjaro Gnome linux keeps asking to install video codex

I am having issues playing back video on certain sites using both FireFox Developer edition and Regular Fire Fox Every time I try to play a video on these sites I get th… (read more)

I am having issues playing back video on certain sites using both FireFox Developer edition and Regular Fire Fox

Every time I try to play a video on these sites I get the messages at the top saying [ To play video, you may need to isntall the required video codecs ]

FireFox Developer edition: Version: 89.0b4 Fire Fox: Version 88.0

Sites I have having issues with - Hulu - Twitter - Discord

These sites work with Google Chrome but I really don’t want to have to use those sites for video play. Any help would be appreciated.

Operating System: Manjaro Gnome Linux Graphics Card: NVIDIA Ge Force gt 1030

Asked by Vega Codex 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

Tabs that I can't close

Hi! I'm going nuts. I have Firefox set to NOT remember sessions when I close and re-open. But every time I re-open the (latest) Firefox on my (up to date) Mac, 3 tabs rea… (read more)

Hi! I'm going nuts. I have Firefox set to NOT remember sessions when I close and re-open. But every time I re-open the (latest) Firefox on my (up to date) Mac, 3 tabs reappear. It doesn't matter how often I delete history or cookies or empty caches. They are not even 3 tabs from the most recent session! They are from a week ago. And no, they are not pinned tabs!

And yes, I have reinstalled Firefox.

Any idea what I should do?

Many thanks!

David

Asked by davidderrick 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

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Cannot sync bookmarks between Firefox on Linux and Windows

1. I have one computer and it has Linux and Windows running on it. But Firefox on both systems cannot sync, although I have signed in with the same account. 2. The sync w… (read more)

1. I have one computer and it has Linux and Windows running on it. But Firefox on both systems cannot sync, although I have signed in with the same account.

2. The sync website has a strange font display which other websites do not have. See https://forum.manjaro.org/t/arch-wiki/46784/2

Asked by 1900011604 11 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 10 months ago

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How to get back to normal FF screen colors after todays beta update

How to get back to the colors of the screen we had before todays beta update. Change is not needed if it is no improvement. Stop doing this kind of shit. Nobody wants. … (read more)

How to get back to the colors of the screen we had before todays beta update.

Change is not needed if it is no improvement. Stop doing this kind of shit. Nobody wants.

Asked by RonvanDoremalen 7 months ago

Last reply by RonvanDoremalen 7 months ago

Problem with embedded video i frame on firefox only.

Hello i have a problem with view video on my website. Other browsers like chrome, opera, edge works fine, the problem only exists on Firefox. I've tried many things like … (read more)

Hello i have a problem with view video on my website. Other browsers like chrome, opera, edge works fine, the problem only exists on Firefox. I've tried many things like turning off extensions and site protections, turning off "Use hardware acceleration when available" option, i even allowed autoplay videos and sounds on every site, and problem still isn't solved. You guys have any ideas what's wrong, in older versions of firefox everything worked fine. Here's link: https://www.uczelnie.pl/miasto/warszawa/uczelnia/277/akademia-leona-kozminskiego-alk

Asked by azalewski 4 months ago

Last reply by azalewski 3 months ago

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Interactive Elements Disappear from websites

Started noticing that some interactive elements (animation, video, input..) disappear from several websites on FF Example websites: (attached preview comparisons between … (read more)

Started noticing that some interactive elements (animation, video, input..) disappear from several websites on FF Example websites: (attached preview comparisons between FF & Chrome) https://www.typeform.com/ https://www.obviously.ai/ https://what-tool.online/ Steps Tried: Safe mode with plugins disabled , turn off enhanced tracking (no fix) Version: FF Developer 86, Windows 10

Asked by NadimX 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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I can't open or create facebook accounts

I can't open or create facebook accounts with any browser. Why? Even as soon as creating a new facebook account and nothing is posted, I am not obey their community rules… (read more)

I can't open or create facebook accounts with any browser. Why? Even as soon as creating a new facebook account and nothing is posted, I am not obey their community rules. I do nothing strange and peculiar things. For example, First Name: Myo Last Name:Tun DOB:28/12/1978

Nothing is out of facebook community standard. But I can't use facebook with any browser. Why?

With respect, Myo Min Tun, Myanmar.

Asked by i7delldelldell 6 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 6 months ago

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Possible to pass application arguments in handlers.json?

Following the deprecation of the FTP protocol in Firefox I have, as a workaround, set Excel to open all ftp links in Firefox for me. However, ideally, I would like a cust… (read more)

Following the deprecation of the FTP protocol in Firefox I have, as a workaround, set Excel to open all ftp links in Firefox for me. However, ideally, I would like a custom PowerShell script to handle all ftp links for me in Firefox. But to do so you would have to pass arguments to an application (in this case PowerShell) in handlers.json file. I guess that is not possible, or am I wrong here?

Asked by loxia_01 7 months ago

Answered by loxia_01 7 months ago

Can't rollback from Firefox 91 to 89.

Win10 with what was Firefox 89. I had already disabled the Proton UI on this installation, because it is horrible. Today Firefox decided to update to version 91. All of t… (read more)

Win10 with what was Firefox 89. I had already disabled the Proton UI on this installation, because it is horrible. Today Firefox decided to update to version 91. All of the Proton UI junk is back. I tried disabling it again, but nothing worked. Doing a web search, it appears that Mozilla has disabled the ability to turn off Proton.

I then set about to rollback the installation back to version 89. I found a Mozilla link on this, went to their ftp server and downloaded the installation files for the last version of 89. The installation went normally, but when I opened Firefox afterwards, a little box popped up saying something to the effect of "To keep your History and Bookmarks from possibly being corrupted, Firefox must create new user profile." I exited out of this and Firefox didn't start. I attempted to restart Firefox again and the same box popped up again. The only way to get past it was to click the accept button.

I did so and Firefox started. This was clearly not version 89. As the UI is junk, it took several minutes to find out that this was now the latest version of 92!!!! I'm absolutely positive that I downloaded the correct file. When I look through the update history, it doesn't even show todays version 89 installation as happening. What a piece of junk.

I then spent 20 minutes figuring out how to revert back to my user profile, not the new one that it had created for me. I then did some research on what had happened. Well it turns out that you can't actually rollback Firefox, despite what Mozilla says. For a while they have added "downgrade protection" which automatically creates the new user profile and stops your old profile from being accessed by it. So unless you want to figure out how to spend a hundred hours reconstructing bookmarks, passwords, settings, etc. it actually isn't possible to rollback Firefox. Doesn't this violate some Microsoft rules about being able to uninstall versions of software from within Windows? If you try to do this with Firefox and go back to a previous version it blows everything up.

Does anyone know how to actually rollback Firefox to a previous version, so that Proton can be disabled?

Asked by jack.hidley 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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Video playback

Hi, Since today (16 dec 2020) I can no longer play videos from f.e. Facebook or Pinterest. Whenever ik click play I get "the little wheel" which keeps on turning forever.… (read more)

Hi,

Since today (16 dec 2020) I can no longer play videos from f.e. Facebook or Pinterest. Whenever ik click play I get "the little wheel" which keeps on turning forever...

Is there a solution, and is this due to the latest update? I removed Flash Player some days ago...?

Thank you!

Asked by john.bruggeman1 11 months ago

Last reply by john.bruggeman1 11 months ago

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iCloud & Apple TV+ not loading

I'm running the latest version of Firefox (85.0 64bit) on Windows 10. Perhaps I could get help here. I can't login in either https://www.icloud.com/ or https://tv.apple.c… (read more)

I'm running the latest version of Firefox (85.0 64bit) on Windows 10.

Perhaps I could get help here.

I can't login in either https://www.icloud.com/ or https://tv.apple.com/

Screenshots of the problem are attached here. In both websites I see the circle as it is trying to load (on icloud, eventually, get an error "iCloud encountered an error while trying to connect to the server"). I've tried to use these websites with Chrome and Edge and it works normally.

Solutions I've tried but did not work: - cleaned cache and history; - turned off firefox protections against monitoring; - turned off uBlock Origin (it's the only plugin installed besides DuckDuckGo) - tried in private window, does not work as well

Is this a known bug or/and is there any solution? I can try anything you will suggest to me, I really need to open these websites and I do not want to use any other browser besides Firefox.

Asked by headgaar 10 months ago

Last reply by headgaar 10 months ago