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Citrix server need extension installed for all users

Been banging my head on this for a few days hoping for some help. My main goal is to lockdown FF24.0ESR running on a Citrix 5.0 x32 server. I have the mozlla.cfg setup an… (read more)

Been banging my head on this for a few days hoping for some help.

My main goal is to lockdown FF24.0ESR running on a Citrix 5.0 x32 server.

I have the mozlla.cfg setup and working however it doesn't change UI settings (remove help menu, remove google toolbar..etc)

I found a kiosk extension that will work great for this. However just to test to see if I can get an extension working I am using colorfultabs 28. If i can get that working then use that process for the kiosk extension.

I am unable to get the extension already installed for a existing user. Or any new users either.

I can put the extension in HKLM\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions and it prompts the user to install the extension.

I want the extension already installed so the user doesn't have to (nor do they have permissions to) install plugins. We are using roaming profiles.

I have read several articles and moved the extension into the program folder,, move the extension to users\default and users\public , still with no success. Tried HKUsers default key as well.

Any ideas or pointers appreciated.

thx RR

Asked by cuesta 6 years ago

Answered by Gingerbread Man 6 years ago

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Firefox wants to update my version that Firefox already claims is up-to-date.

I, very reluctantly, upgraded from 24.6.0 ESR to 31.4.0 ESR. I did not want to go to that version but Firefox did that itself. If I attempt to update Firefox, it claims I… (read more)

I, very reluctantly, upgraded from 24.6.0 ESR to 31.4.0 ESR. I did not want to go to that version but Firefox did that itself. If I attempt to update Firefox, it claims I am up-to-date HOWEVER when I start Firefox, it claims I am NOT up-to-date!

You can't have it both ways.

Asked by AIVAS 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Where can i get a version of Firefox 31 esr (I need this particular vesion)

I have attempted to download Firefox ESR 31but although the link labels says ESR 31 it downloads ESR 38 is there a way to search with Mozilla's web site for older version… (read more)

I have attempted to download Firefox ESR 31but although the link labels says ESR 31 it downloads ESR 38

is there a way to search with Mozilla's web site for older versions?

Thank you in advance.

Asked by jxr3235 4 years ago

Answered by James 4 years ago

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What will change when I install Firefox ESR?

Hello. I want to install Firefox ESR on top of my current installation, but what will change when I do so? What is different in ESR? See, I have downgraded to FF 40 due … (read more)

Hello. I want to install Firefox ESR on top of my current installation, but what will change when I do so? What is different in ESR?

See, I have downgraded to FF 40 due to extension/add-on problems with FF 42, but I don't want an unsafe/unstable browser. ESR was recommended, but I'm confused about it. Will all my bookmarks, themes, add-ons, etc. remain the same? Is there a different updating schedule, and how does it work? I really need some help here.

Thank you!

Asked by HououMinamino 4 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 4 years ago

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Unable to switch FireFox from 'release' to 'esr' update channel [v45]

Hi, Was running FF v44.0.2 set to the 'release' channel updates on Win7. Wanted to change to 'esr' channel updates of v45 [currently v45.1.1] rather than stay on 'releas… (read more)

Hi,

Was running FF v44.0.2 set to the 'release' channel updates on Win7. Wanted to change to 'esr' channel updates of v45 [currently v45.1.1] rather than stay on 'release' [currently v46.0.1]

Looking online indicated I should exit FF then change the pref "app.update.channel" from "release" to "esr" in following file i.e. I edited the file 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\defaults\pref\channel-prefs.js' to the following [there is a comment before]

pref("app.update.channel", "esr");

[I didn't change the option 'app.update.channel' in 'about:config']

Restarting FF, the FF Help/About suggested I 'Update to 46.0.1' - I was hoping it would suggest the latest from esr channel i.e. '45.1.1' :-( Checking 'about:config', 'app.update.channel' showed it still had value 'release' - I was expecting it to have changed to 'esr'

I thought that it was maybe because I need to be on an 'esr' version before the esr updating works, so I manually downloaded 'Firefox Setup 45.1.1esr.exe' from mozilla site & installed it over my existing v44.0.2. The new FF version seems to run ok but it still 'thinks' it is on the release version i.e. 'Help/About' says currently 45.1.1 & suggests updating to 46.0.1, 'about:config' shows as 'release' [and also in the 'Troubleshooting Info' window]

Any suggestions to how to get FF to join the esr channel so that it checks that for those updates i.e. when released, FF will suggest to update to 45.1.2 esr [or 45.2.0] rather than 46.0.2

TIA

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Asked by sugob 4 years ago

Answered by sugob 4 years ago

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Need to change ntlmv1 settings for users

We are currently using Firefox ESR 38.2.0 with our RHEL 6.7 workstations and need to change the network.negotiate-auth.allow-insecure-ntlm-v1 from the default of TRUE to … (read more)

We are currently using Firefox ESR 38.2.0 with our RHEL 6.7 workstations and need to change the network.negotiate-auth.allow-insecure-ntlm-v1 from the default of TRUE to FALSE.

We tried putting a .js file in /usr/lib64/firefox/defaults/preferences to change it, but the change is ignored.

When we try another setting in the file, such as perf("network.negotiate-auth.allow-insecure-ntlm-v1-https", false), then the change is made, however, with the ntlm-v1 setting, it is ignored in the file.

We can change the user_perf for network.negotiate-auth.allow-insecure-ntlm-v1 on a per user bases, but as an enterprise we would like to make this change for multiple users at once and not on a per profile.

Is there any way to do this, or is creating a script and placing it in /etc/profile.d the best option?

Thanks! Joe Giles

Asked by jagiles 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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problems with FF ESR 45.2.0 update locking up

ESR 45.2.0 locking up since update from ESR 38. Various video programs. Similar to problems that I had 9/2015 before switching from regular FF to ESR 38. Very frustrat… (read more)

ESR 45.2.0 locking up since update from ESR 38. Various video programs. Similar to problems that I had 9/2015 before switching from regular FF to ESR 38. Very frustrating since I was not having this problem before the recent update of esr from 38 to 45.2.0. Any way to go back to ESR 38?

Asked by kuzink 3 years ago

Answered by Justice 3 years ago

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Faulting application name: plugin-container.exe - Firefox does not start or allow starting in safe mode

Firefox does not start and cannot open in safe mode. Below is from eventviewer: Faulting application name: plugin-container.exe, version: 49.0.0.6103, time stamp: 0x57d… (read more)

Firefox does not start and cannot open in safe mode.


Below is from eventviewer: Faulting application name: plugin-container.exe, version: 49.0.0.6103, time stamp: 0x57dc3c7a Faulting module name: mozglue.dll, version: 49.0.0.6103, time stamp: 0x57dc375b Exception code: 0x80000003 Fault offset: 0x0000ecb1 Faulting process id: 0xa8 Faulting application start time: 0x01d214cc7b0826a5 Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Faulting module path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\mozglue.dll Report Id: b9180f63-80bf-11e6-830f-ac7ba1719d54

Asked by xavierg1979 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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silverlight

Firefox version 52 ESR Win XP OS. Silverlight plug-in stopped working just yesterday on Netflix and my Win XP Pro OS. I have uninstalled the older version and downloaded … (read more)

Firefox version 52 ESR Win XP OS. Silverlight plug-in stopped working just yesterday on Netflix and my Win XP Pro OS. I have uninstalled the older version and downloaded the correct version I need 5.1.4.1.2 and it is installed but still doesn't work with Netflix. I cannot find in the registry Netflix and Silverlight permission to run the plug in. This is a problem and needs to be fixed. I don't have the money or means to upgrade my OS at this time. I have no tv either. I have been in contact with Microsoft and Netflix and they determined that the problem lies with Mozilla. I cannot use any other browser as Chrome does not work with Netflix and Win XP either due to unable to update WidevineCdm on XP.

Asked by zendawn 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes (crash report pasted)

Hello, Pasted below is the report/details I get from Mozilla Crash Reporter. Is there any information in the report to help me fix the problem with my install? Thank you … (read more)

Hello, Pasted below is the report/details I get from Mozilla Crash Reporter. Is there any information in the report to help me fix the problem with my install? Thank you very much.

Clicking to launch Firefox immediately causes it to crash with the Mozilla Crash Report appearing. Even that doesn't work properly as I get a message reading, "There was a problem submitting your report."

I am connected, using IE to submit this request for help (the machine is XP). Below is the pasted Mozilla crash report information.

Thank you very much.

AbortMessage: ###!!! ABORT: new XPCJSContext failed to initialize.: file c:/builds/moz2_slave/m-esr52-w32-000000000000000000/build/src/js/xpconnect/src/XPCJSContext.cpp, line 3474 AvailablePageFile: 3916128256 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 1789202432 AvailableVirtualMemory: 1864380416 BlockedDllList: BreakpadReserveAddress: 404553728 BreakpadReserveSize: 67108864 BuildID: 20170802111520 CPUMicrocodeVersion: 0x60c CrashTime: 1505107750 Email: [I have removed my email address] InstallTime: 1502314849 MozCrashReason: MOZ_CRASH() Notes: xpcom_runtime_abort(###!!! ABORT: new XPCJSContext failed to initialize.: file c:/builds/moz2_slave/m-esr52-w32-000000000000000000/build/src/js/xpconnect/src/XPCJSContext.cpp, line 3474) ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: esr SafeMode: 0 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 161 StartupCrash: 1 StartupTime: 1505107750 SystemMemoryUsePercentage: 44 Throttleable: 1 TotalPageFile: 5174689792 TotalPhysicalMemory: 3198107648 TotalVirtualMemory: 2147352576 URL: UptimeTS: 5.087875 User32BeforeBlocklist: 1 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 52.3.0

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by Run4home 2 years ago

Answered by philipp 2 years ago

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Online banking links stopped working Firefox 52.4.0 esr

Hello, Maybe a month ago my online banking (https://ib.swedbank.lt/private/d2d/start) links stopped working with Firefox 52. I can login, but when I press any link nothin… (read more)

Hello,

Maybe a month ago my online banking (https://ib.swedbank.lt/private/d2d/start) links stopped working with Firefox 52. I can login, but when I press any link nothing happens. Then if I try to reload the page I get this confirmation message "To display this page, Firefox must send information that will repeat any action (such as a search or order confirmation) that was performed earlier." After I press Resend button, previously pressed link opens. OS on this PC is XP.

I have also tested this issue on another computer with Win7 and Firefox 56 and it also had this problem. But after the last upgrade on this version it works fine again.

Thanks in advance

Asked by nieks 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Patch for Meltdown / Spectre Vulnerability Planned for Firefox ESR v52.5?

Will a patch for the Meltdown / Spectre vulnerabilities be released for the extended support release Firefox ESR v52.5? I understand that the recent Firefox v57.0.4 patch… (read more)

Will a patch for the Meltdown / Spectre vulnerabilities be released for the extended support release Firefox ESR v52.5?

I understand that the recent Firefox v57.0.4 patches this vulnerability but the 03-Jan-2018 Mozilla Security Blog entry at https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2018/01/03/mitigations-landing-new-class-timing-attack/ is unclear because it states a patch will be released for "all release channels, starting with 57".


32-bit Vista Home Premium SP2 * Firefox ESR v52.5.3 * Norton Security Premium v22.11.2.7

Asked by lmacri 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes on startup even in safe mode

Thanks for your help with a stubborn problem. I have an Asus N750 notebook, running Windows 8.1, 64 bit. I reported this problem about 1 week ago and was helped temporar… (read more)

Thanks for your help with a stubborn problem. I have an Asus N750 notebook, running Windows 8.1, 64 bit. I reported this problem about 1 week ago and was helped temporarily by reinstalling an updated Nvidia GeForce N750 graphics display driver. However , the problem has recurred. I have tried many approaches, including uninstalling and reinstalling different versions of Firefox, including 58.0b7 and currently version 52.5.0,ESR using Profile Manager to create a new profile, checking RAM memory, using sfc.exe, and finally a newer version still of an Nvidia Game Ready version 388.00 display driver. I have enabled crash data to be sent, but not sure if this is reaching you before the crash occurs. Crash ID: bp-750d516e-1705-44fd-be90-1a4961171117 from 17/11/2017, the last successfully submitted one? Yours sincerely, Philip

Asked by philip_s 2 years ago

Answered by philip_s 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes

Firefox keep crashing on startup, also in safe mode. I've already did an uninstall, removed the folders in "c:\program files (x86)", "%appdata%\mozilla" and reinstall, bu… (read more)

Firefox keep crashing on startup, also in safe mode. I've already did an uninstall, removed the folders in "c:\program files (x86)", "%appdata%\mozilla" and reinstall, but it didn't solve the crashes.

Rapport-ID: bp-6145e392-ff57-4e1d-a50a-4bd6c0180227

Startup Crash: True Crash Reason: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_READ Crash Address: 0x8

Asked by dlm_support 2 years ago

Answered by dlm_support 2 years ago

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How do I prevent frequent plugin stalls ?

I'm running XP64 pro. The scripts on Yahoo will stall FF after a few minutes. Often I get the popup message that a plugin script has stalled and asks if I want to prevent… (read more)

I'm running XP64 pro. The scripts on Yahoo will stall FF after a few minutes. Often I get the popup message that a plugin script has stalled and asks if I want to prevent seeing this again from the site. That's nice but every page on Yahoo is unique. So the stall happens on every page that isn't closed after a short while. The more stalls I get the slower my computer runs even though I use task manager to kill stalled processes. Then I have to reboot to clear out the FF remnants. Is there a way to kill remnants of stalled scripts without rebooting? Often FF crashes and asks me to send a report to Mozilla. Seems to me you guys should have a feature to enable extended logging for inclusion in crash reports. I have sent many requests to fix the problem. If you guys can't fix the root cause of the problem then can you at least provide a decent workaround so the memory doesn't get cluttered up with orphaned threads sucking up all my CPU power?

Asked by John_is_annoyed_with_FF 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Migrate Firefox 59.0.1 profiles/user data to ESR using account sync

We have a client that used to run on local computers running the latest ESR version, they recently changed to a terminal server environment and during the setup 59.0.1 ma… (read more)

We have a client that used to run on local computers running the latest ESR version, they recently changed to a terminal server environment and during the setup 59.0.1 made it onto their new setup. Multiple issues have arisen that were not present on the old system and we need to move them back to the ESR version on the terminal server environment. I read online that you cannot just directly import any profile versions 55.0 and up to earlier versions so I am asking if I can instead use a mozilla account to sync over their data instead without causing a catastrophe, and if anyone happens to know what I might expect afterwards if this could potentially work.

Asked by stacheman 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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No success with firewall exceptions so how do I allow download link from unknown publisher

Trying to allow a manufacturers' system scan after suffering longstanding desktop issues but before this can happen I have to download their support assist launcher. So… (read more)

Trying to allow a manufacturers' system scan after suffering longstanding desktop issues but before this can happen I have to download their support assist launcher. So the problem is, the download is blocked after the run/save window with another saying unknown publisher and so refuses to start downloading. The manufacturer says check internet connection. It's fine Now I've allowed the name of the support launcher in firewall via exceptions but it still won't load. Even tried it with firewall turned off. The download Icon TzsetupSfx, is shown in the downloads folder along with its file version 1.2.0.715 and name of publisher. So what can I do to get the download accepted by Firefox. I'm running 52.7 in win XP 3 pro. The manufacturers' URL is a www.

Asked by donedo 2 years ago

Answered by donedo 2 years ago