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No casting option on Firefox yet!

Its 2020 man! Why are we (Mozilla community) still missing content casting feature just like Google Chrome and other browsers. Even the new Microsoft Edge Chromium have t… (read more)

Its 2020 man!

Why are we (Mozilla community) still missing content casting feature just like Google Chrome and other browsers. Even the new Microsoft Edge Chromium have that feature. I usually stream a lot of content and this feature, for me, is indispensable.

Furthermore, I am not asking for any workaround or extensions. There should be a native casting feature on Mozilla Firefox too just like other browsers.

Regards, VIVEK

Asked by Vivek Rao Anand 1 week ago

Last reply by Vivek Rao Anand 1 week ago

End of Flash Player

I need to continue to use an application (Web Site) built with Flash Player for the first 3 months of 2021. Flash Player support ends on December 31st 2020. What is the … (read more)

I need to continue to use an application (Web Site) built with Flash Player for the first 3 months of 2021. Flash Player support ends on December 31st 2020. What is the plan at Mozilla in terms of restricting access to Flash Player in 2021? - For example, is there a timebomb in the browser so that Flash Player will seize to work on December 31st? - If not, would Flash Player become inaccessible following the first browser update in 2021? If yes, do we know when date is scheduled for approximately? - Will the behavior be the same for all Firefox versions (Light, Enterprise, iOS, Android, etc..). Thank you!

Asked by pascal.landreville 1 month ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 week ago

Primary email address changed, sync doesn't work

I created my Firefox account with an old email address that is no longer accessible and will never be accessible again. I added a secondary email address long ago and mad… (read more)

I created my Firefox account with an old email address that is no longer accessible and will never be accessible again. I added a secondary email address long ago and made it primary. My account is logged in on my phone and my old laptop, both need repair, laptop data is probably gone. I logged in on my new laptop and a tablet, but had to change the password. Now Firefox does not know my logins and passwords, history, settings and preferences, bookmarks. It seems as if I have created a new account. How can I regain access to my old data?

Asked by Sary AWAD 1 week ago

Last reply by Sary AWAD 1 week ago

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Firefox Sync didn't get everything, how to proceed?

Hi. I am moving my Firefox settings from the old IBM to the new MintBox computer. Both run Linux Mint. Procedure so far followed: 1. Bring over key4.db and logins.json… (read more)

Hi. I am moving my Firefox settings from the old IBM to the new MintBox computer. Both run Linux Mint. Procedure so far followed:

1. Bring over key4.db and logins.json 2. Sign in to Firefox sync and import everything.

Over here I got my custom settings to save all cookies, even third party cookies, for the session. There were Exceptions, which did not come over. (Here I will Allow Always the websites I keep a cookie to log in automatically or set site preferences. I may even blockm certain third party sites from storing cookies. These deviate from the default, to allow for session.)

I did not get the custom thumbs I created over there for my New Tab start page pinned sites. I got the pinned sites OK.


This didn't work: I copied the .mozilla folder from my home and pasted it here by way of a flash driveafter backing up this profile. That didn't work when I brought Firefox up from a Thunderbird Mail link.


So now I looked to see what my Profile folder is called, stored in my home/.thunderbird/firefox/{Profile} as found under Firefox Help > Troubleshooting. I copied that folder onto a flash drive and have it available here.

How best to proceed? First I back .mozilla up, then open Firefox and go to the Troubleshooting page and open my active Profile. Then:

Copy selected files from my Profile over on the Flash drive and paste them individually here?

Delete everything here before pasting in a copy of the contents of the imported profile?

Don't delete anything here and paste contents of my imported file, overwriting?

I am tending to want to go with the first choice, adding or replacing files here with selected files from the imported copy sitting on the flash drive.

Is there a specific list and description of the various profile files I need to paste in? An up-to-date reference containing this info?

[b]Running Linux Mint 19.3 64-bit MATE on the old IBM Running Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon on the new MintBox Mini 2 (Pro)/b

Thank you.

Asked by Linux_Mint_Firefox 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Widevine Will Not Install

I have been trying to watch Netflix on Firefox, I made some security changes and at first thought that I may have caused the problem, but now I see that the add-on just f… (read more)

I have been trying to watch Netflix on Firefox, I made some security changes and at first thought that I may have caused the problem, but now I see that the add-on just fails to install. It just keeps the notification that it is installing. Is there a way to fix this issue?

Asked by Yossi 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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How do I recover bookmarks for a laptop with fried hard drive and download them to a new laptop?

My MacBook Pro hard drive was fried. I have purchased a new laptop. Does Firefox have a backup for those files somewhere "out there" that I can access to download them … (read more)

My MacBook Pro hard drive was fried. I have purchased a new laptop. Does Firefox have a backup for those files somewhere "out there" that I can access to download them into the new computer?

Thanx,

John

Asked by jlleidy56 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

not log in to site

FF will now not let me log into a site Ive used many times, Ive cleared the cache, remove data, Im not to much techno knowledge but have done that then gone to saved log … (read more)

FF will now not let me log into a site Ive used many times, Ive cleared the cache, remove data, Im not to much techno knowledge but have done that then gone to saved log ins and removed original log in that was saved, gon back to the (site which is my energy supplier) put in my email, then password all is correct but it just will not open anything the dots on top left of page just keep going back and forth, yet if i go onto IE and log in it comes up instantly, maybe I should change!!

Asked by journeyman 4 months ago

Last reply by daniel_a_g 1 week ago

PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

I was logged into a website which hanged and when I tried to log back on it started giving me the error PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR .I've tried to troubleshoot with all the help… (read more)

I was logged into a website which hanged and when I tried to log back on it started giving me the error PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR .I've tried to troubleshoot with all the help I could get on these pages and others, I'm at my wits end. The website works on my phone browser, so it's clearly this laptop or my internet dongle.

It's also happening across all browsers. I don't have VPN or antivirus software on except Microsoft Essentials. I've tried removing real time protection on that but it didn't work. I tried creating a new profile of Firefox, nothing. I tried going to about:config page and setting security.ssl.enable_ocsp_stapling to false, nothing so set it back to true I've gone to task manager to see whether there is a task don't recognise so I can stop it, nothing. Pleeeease heeeelp meeeeee!

Asked by Crocosmia 1 week ago

Last reply by Crocosmia 1 week ago

HUGE PLACE OF FIREFOX IN THE TASK MANAGER PROCESS

Hello, For about +1 year, every time I open a Firefox window, in Windows 10 Task Manager I see 5 to 10 windows are open and take up more than 800MB of space. To this day … (read more)

Hello,

For about +1 year, every time I open a Firefox window, in Windows 10 Task Manager I see 5 to 10 windows are open and take up more than 800MB of space.

To this day I still haven't found a solution.

Can anyone tell me how to stop this process as it slows down my Toshiba Satellite Pro R50 C10X laptop which is 4 years old and still very healthy ....

thank you

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Asked by BettyM 1 week ago

Last reply by Scribe 1 week ago

Lost all Bookmarks and Toolbar this morning

This morning I started Firefox (78) in Windows 10 Pro (10.0.18363) I got a red message saying that something was wrong with my Bookmarks and click here to fix Did that tw… (read more)

This morning I started Firefox (78) in Windows 10 Pro (10.0.18363) I got a red message saying that something was wrong with my Bookmarks and click here to fix Did that twice Tried to do a fix that removed and then reinstalled a couple of files (can't find the fix nor the files location) that didn't work although it did replace the files. Still no bookmarks I am logged into my Firefox and synch is on.

This, nor any of the other FAQ/Help have not worked https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-lost-or-missing-bookmarks

I have no restore ability either: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/restore-bookmarks-from-backup-or-move-them

i have no idea what happened thanks for any/all help

Asked by dravafox 3 months ago

Last reply by dravafox 1 week ago

No deja añadir módulo "pkcs11" para uso del navegador con certificados digitales

Hola, Tengo el problema parecido a esta pregunta resuelta de hace dos años: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1227358 El problema está en que hay dos soluciones… (read more)

Hola,

Tengo el problema parecido a esta pregunta resuelta de hace dos años: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1227358

El problema está en que hay dos soluciones posibles: he probado con los dos archivos de FNMT_P11 (tanto como el FNMT_P11.dll como el de FNMT_P11_x64.dll) y con ninguna ruta (SysWOW ni con System32) me deja cargar el módulo.

He probado a reestablecer firefox, por si fuera problema del navegador, pero sin éxito.

He contactado con la FNMT y me dirigen al manual.

¿Alguna idea?. Ya no sé que hacer.

PD: Uso Windows 10 y firefox (versión 81.0.1) de 64bits

Asked by ebromac 2 weeks ago

Last reply by ebromac 2 weeks ago

we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data.

The confirmation email we sent to svxxx@gmail.com was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data. I have no spam filters on my account to block … (read more)

The confirmation email we sent to svxxx@gmail.com was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data. I have no spam filters on my account to block firefox, I can't reset my password it says the email is returned. I can't reset the password I can't delete the account who can I contact?

Asked by Steve 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Steve 2 weeks ago

Text in Cyrillic appears bold on some websites

I've noticed that on some websites like Google or Startpage, the Cyrillic font is bold. I've chosen my own font in the Firefox options, and it applies to every website I … (read more)

I've noticed that on some websites like Google or Startpage, the Cyrillic font is bold. I've chosen my own font in the Firefox options, and it applies to every website I use, except Google and Startpage. A strange thing I also noticed is that the font goes back to normal and isn't bold when I go to Google Images, but on everything else from Google Search, it's bold. Why is this happening and how can I fix it?

Asked by ggrfb00k 2 weeks ago

Last reply by ggrfb00k 2 weeks ago

video Streaming

Hello, I try to see some videos on stream, and show this error code : hls:networkerror_manifestloaderror i reinstal my computer and still appears , you can help me ? … (read more)

Hello,

I try to see some videos on stream, and show this error code : hls:networkerror_manifestloaderror i reinstal my computer and still appears , you can help me ?

Asked by danielopes2 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Sirfrisbee 2 weeks ago

Add-on windows being transparent and unable to interact with

I cannot use any of my installed extensions because their windows are transparent, I've tried everything, since disabling my ad-blocker to testing each extension separate… (read more)

I cannot use any of my installed extensions because their windows are transparent, I've tried everything, since disabling my ad-blocker to testing each extension separately, it does not work, it seems this started after the latest update.

Asked by daviwendt 2 weeks ago

Last reply by daviwendt 2 weeks ago

Credit Card Fill-in Stopped Working

Hi. I recently migrated to Firefox from Chrome and am getting acclimated. I did look through the various forums to find out how to activate credit card storage in FF 81 s… (read more)

Hi. I recently migrated to Firefox from Chrome and am getting acclimated. I did look through the various forums to find out how to activate credit card storage in FF 81 since it was not showing as an option on my initial download. I did successfully do that and entered a couple of cards. I was also successful in using the autoload feature on several occasions, but now all I get is a greyed out box showing both cards, and after attempting selection of one, no auto-population.

I am using the extra layer of log in with Windows password, and have made sure to enter that, but still no luck.

Any help out there? Thanks in advance.

Asked by marc.tellier 2 weeks ago

Last reply by ashiqueachi313k 2 weeks ago