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Looking for a solution/work around to the new FF protocols which do not allow exceptions

Looking for a solution/work around to the new FF protocols which REFUSE exceptions, which has cut me off from streaming from LEGITIMATE web sites like https://news.stlpub… (read more)

Looking for a solution/work around to the new FF protocols which REFUSE exceptions, which has cut me off from streaming from LEGITIMATE web sites like https://news.stlpublicradio.org/ and other sites as well.

I have used FireFox since Netscape, but am now using Chrome which works fine.

Security is great, but when the security Trumps the ability to actually USE the web sites, then how is that different than just blocking the "offending" website.

You should ask yourselves why the FF market share is so low.

You guys need to come out of the clouds and smell the digital earth where most of us dwell. I love you all for what you do, but you seem to be blowing it. Please get it together.

Asked by BertD FireFox 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Ebay Selling Tools not Working in Firefox 94.0.1

Firefox Windows Browser 94.0.1 will not work properly with Ebay Selling Tools. Particular problem is that when I try to do anything with a Listing Template to sell an i… (read more)

Firefox Windows Browser 94.0.1 will not work properly with Ebay Selling Tools. Particular problem is that when I try to do anything with a Listing Template to sell an item on Ebay, when I save the item, the page just spins. (attached). Microsoft Edge works fine. Lot's of suggestions to disable enhanced tracking protection, but that does not make any difference.

Asked by jksu2 7 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 7 months ago

Bookmark toolbar

Yesterday an IT guy from my job did some work on my computer to reinstall my document camera (I'm a teacher) which wasn't working for some reason. After he finished, I no… (read more)

Yesterday an IT guy from my job did some work on my computer to reinstall my document camera (I'm a teacher) which wasn't working for some reason. After he finished, I noticed that my bookmark toolbar is no longer visible on my browser. I cannot find anything selected that would remove it. Any idea why that would be?

Asked by laurenbrian 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

Won't load any URL

Hello, hope you can help me? I have used FF for many years now with no problems at all. Now for about a month it dose not work at all for me any more. If i click on a lin… (read more)

Hello, hope you can help me?

I have used FF for many years now with no problems at all. Now for about a month it dose not work at all for me any more.

If i click on a link or paste one in. I always get below no matter what. I removed it reinstalled firefox same thing.

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.facebook.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

TY Aloha

Asked by Limu 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

cmd+1 with CZ key layout zooms instead of switching to 1st tab

cmd+numbers on alphanumeric keys should switch to respective tab (cmd+1 to 1st tab, cmd+5 to fifth...). With CZ keyboard layout on MacOS, cmd+1 does NOT switch to first t… (read more)

cmd+numbers on alphanumeric keys should switch to respective tab (cmd+1 to 1st tab, cmd+5 to fifth...). With CZ keyboard layout on MacOS, cmd+1 does NOT switch to first tab, it Zooms In instead. No other browser (Edge, Safari, Opera, Orion) exhibits this behaviour. Other numbers work as expected.

FF 98.0.2 on Monterey 12.2.1.

How do I fix this? Thanks.

Asked by jfiala 3 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

WEBSITE FEATURES NO LONGER WORKING (BUT STILL DO WITH MS EDGE!!)

Hi, My wife & I have used Firefox for some considerable time now and like it a lot. However, we have been having trouble with Firefox recently and wonder if you are a… (read more)

Hi,

My wife & I have used Firefox for some considerable time now and like it a lot.

However, we have been having trouble with Firefox recently and wonder if you are aware of this. It manifests itself in a very subtle way with only some FEATURES of a particular website not operating, (but no ‘warning’ messages whatsoever).

To begin with, I was at a loss to understand why something didn’t work but, now that this has happened to me on THREE different websites (with features that work perfectly well under MS Edge!), I have come to the conclusion that Firefox is the only “common denominator”.

The first problem was with https://www.parcel2go.com. They have a “Live Help” (Chat) feature. It no longer works with Firefox!

The second was with https://account.patientaccess.com. Try to order “repeat prescriptions” and all is well – until you hit “send”. It no longer works with Firefox!

Today, I have discovered that with https://www.bt.com I am now longer able to access my BT email accounts. Furthermore, they also have a “chat” facility – except that is now also ‘invisible’ to Firefox!

I have seen mention that DuckDuckGo (which I also use) might be involved here?

What’s happened?!!

Asked by goshjm 3 months ago

Last reply by CraigS26 3 months ago

EVERY time Firefox does an update, my home page changes, my icons for add-ons are gone, EVERY time. I keep asking this question but the responses are not helpful.

EVERY time Firefox does an update just about everything changes for me, including my homepage, my icons for add ons are gone, now my link to my email is gone, I always … (read more)

EVERY time Firefox does an update just about everything changes for me, including my homepage, my icons for add ons are gone, now my link to my email is gone, I always wonder if I'm on the correct version or not. It says I am but what happened to all of my settings. I cannot tell you the number of times I've had to find my THEME and since there is no rhyme or reason as to how the themes are categorized it takes me forever to find the one I want. It doesn't seem to matter what settings I have entered because they are changed along with everything else. I have asked this question before and the answers I have received do not work. And another question. I do not like the background in "black" with the titles highlighted in yellow when I am searching. Very difficult for me to read, I've attempted to change that many times but can't seem to figure that out either. Oh, Lord where is Microsoft 7 when I need it? An OS that even I could figure out.

Perhaps finding the glitch in the changes that always take place after an update should be your next update.

Asked by Rhonda 2 months ago

Last reply by Terry 2 months ago

Are disable Add-ons really disable?

I've installed lots of add-ons thru out the years and when I'm not using them, or just didn't like them, I just go to the "Add-ons" settings and press on "disable" thinki… (read more)

I've installed lots of add-ons thru out the years and when I'm not using them, or just didn't like them, I just go to the "Add-ons" settings and press on "disable" thinking that's the end of the story. But I've become more privacy and security concerned as time passes and now I'm wondering if I should delete all the add-ons that I no longer have any use for, (and some useful ones but are very sketchy).

What I mean is that some add-ons "require" permission to everything you do in your web browser "to work properly" and well that's beyond sketchy. I recently used an old add-on and realized it worked perfectly even after over 2 years of it being disable, I mean even after multiple firefox updates. I realized that the add-on had "automatic updates" turned on so... even disabled it was updating in the background... therefore it was somewhat active.

Now I'm wondering if all of this sketchy add-ons that I've installed thru out the years that need all kinds of weird "permissions" like access to well... -everything- (passwords, history, credit cards, etc...) have been collecting all this data even after I disable them years ago?

Asked by Oh no 2 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 months ago

Firefox prevents opening links I select such as utility bills

Any site I go to such as my utility companies that have a link for me to open and view my bill while logged into my online account are prevented from opening by Firefox. … (read more)

Any site I go to such as my utility companies that have a link for me to open and view my bill while logged into my online account are prevented from opening by Firefox. Their help articles define the pop-up window as a window that opens automatically. That is not what I'm talking about. I am selecting the link. I am giving the site permission to open the window. It is not automatic. Google Chrome, Microsoft edge, no other browser has this problem. please help.

Asked by mike7771 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

wordle

Wordle does not work properly on FireFox. It does not recognize characters that I enter as valid characters in the solution of the day. This occurs quite frequently. … (read more)

Wordle does not work properly on FireFox. It does not recognize characters that I enter as valid characters in the solution of the day. This occurs quite frequently.

Asked by jholder98 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Mozilla Firefox and preview PDF in Outlook for Web

Mozilla Firefox for linux Mint 99.0.1 (64 bit) - mint-001 Using Outlook web, when viewing pdf documents, it displays strange symbols (incorrect font sets are probably us… (read more)

Mozilla Firefox for linux Mint 99.0.1 (64 bit) - mint-001


Using Outlook web, when viewing pdf documents, it displays strange symbols (incorrect font sets are probably used).

I point out that using Chrome the problem does not arise.

I also installed the microsoft fonts thinking it might solve the problem I attach illustrative image.

Best Regards. Salvatore

Asked by spicer150 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

Hi! Recently, in my laptop, Firefox started freezing at every single startup; after force shutdown and restart, though, it works flawlessly each time, and for the whole duration of the session at the computer. Can anyone please suggest a solution?

My laptop set-up is practically identical to that of my PC, but the latter doesn't exhibit the same malfunction. I've tried anything I could, including reinstalling the b… (read more)

My laptop set-up is practically identical to that of my PC, but the latter doesn't exhibit the same malfunction.

I've tried anything I could, including reinstalling the browser, removing all of my bookmarks (about 10,000) and addressing extensions (Decentraleyes, Default Bookmark Folder, Disable Tab Detach, Flagfox, I don't care about cookies, Keepa, Notifier for Gmail, Privacy Badger, To Google Translate, uBlock Origin, Undo Close Tab, Video DownloadHelper and Youtube's Annotations No More), but not even safe mode improved the situation in the least. Windows Defender also hasn't detected any malware and my web surfing habits are as safe as it gets.

The only deeper data I could gather is that the problem manifests with a progressive, rapid surge in CPU and RAM usage; the former, for example, is saturated to its total 16 GB in a matter of about 20 seconds.

My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 7586 with Windows 11 64 bit; Firefox version is the latest, 100.0, and, by the way, none of the recent updates has improved the situation.

Thanks to anyone who might come up with an educated guess!

Asked by Jacopissimo 1 month ago

Last reply by Terry 1 month ago

Light/Dark mode issue persists

I've been having issues with the themes on the Firefox Browser. Almost all themes forces dark-mode on the browser. Since update 100 it no longer effects websites, but it … (read more)

I've been having issues with the themes on the Firefox Browser. Almost all themes forces dark-mode on the browser. Since update 100 it no longer effects websites, but it still affects the browser (menues etc) despite me having the settings locked on light-mode.

Asked by Mumrik 1 month ago

Last reply by Terry 1 month ago

Add-on was at the top of the right-click menu, but now it's been moved down.

I currently have this add-on installed. It allows you to you highlight certain text, then right click and open up a link to Wiktionary in another tab. Up until a few minu… (read more)

I currently have this add-on installed. It allows you to you highlight certain text, then right click and open up a link to Wiktionary in another tab. Up until a few minutes ago, this menu item was at the very top of the list (i.e. above "undo" and all the rest), but now it's been moved down with all the other add-ons. Image for further clarity.

The add-on hasn't been updated in 6 years, so it's certainly not that. I don't recall doing anything to make it change, but before this, it had been at the top of the menu ever since I added it maybe 2 years ago. Is there any potential way to restore this functionality? The fact that it appeared at the very top of the menu might have been a bug, but if that's the case, it was certainly a convenient one.

Anyway, I'll be looking forward to hearing from you fine folks in this community.

Asked by WonkySplonky 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

Can't upload large files on Google Drive

For a few months now I can't upload anything larger than 500 MB on Google Drive. I did talk to GD support and it worked fine with Chrome and Chromium. So whatever is caus… (read more)

For a few months now I can't upload anything larger than 500 MB on Google Drive. I did talk to GD support and it worked fine with Chrome and Chromium. So whatever is causing this problem, it's in Firefox. I tried with a clear Firefox (one with no extensions by deleting /.mozilla) but it's still the same - the upload starts but then stops within the first 30 seconds. Ping and traceroute are all perfectly fine to google servers, no losses, so it's not the connection either.

Firefox is the latest stable version: 101.0.

Asked by rado84 3 weeks ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 weeks ago

ring door bell on ring.com when i try to go to live view page comes up is this a trusted browser and gets stuck there unless i it go back. unable to use live view.However works fine on private window

ring door bell on ring.com when i try to go to live view page comes up is this a trusted browser and gets stuck there unless i it go back. unable to use live view.However… (read more)

ring door bell on ring.com when i try to go to live view page comes up is this a trusted browser and gets stuck there unless i it go back. unable to use live view.However works fine on private window

Asked by Hbarhorse 6 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 6 days ago

Feature Request, Cookies API - Help finding cookie source

Hello, I am the developer of the "FlagCookies" - add-on: https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/flag-cookies/ I would like to make a request to include "window id" a… (read more)

Hello,

I am the developer of the "FlagCookies" - add-on: https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/flag-cookies/

I would like to make a request to include "window id" and "tab id" in the cookie "onCookieChanged" -Event triggered dynamically.

At the present state it is not possible to identify where a cookie is originating from, only the "cookies.cookie" values, but no values for "Window" and "Tab Id" which would dramatically help to assign a cookie to a particular domain even if the "cookie.originURL" or "cookie.url" is different from the surfed on website.

As an example, you can visit "https://freenet.de" which loads different ad trackers - which cookies are displayed as "Cross Origin" in Flag Cookies. A screenshot is attached.

In case you need clarification or more information, please let me know.

Asked by uniqs_ 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago