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I am unable to "open link behind mail" using Mac Mail now. It used to work fine, and just clicking works but not right clicking to open behind mail. Please help

This used to work on my Mac using Firefox and Mac Mail but now it doesn't. Opening regular links are unaffected. I can still click and open easily. This only happens w… (read more)

This used to work on my Mac using Firefox and Mac Mail but now it doesn't. Opening regular links are unaffected. I can still click and open easily. This only happens when I try to use the feature, to open links behind mail. When I right click nothing happens. Nothing is opened.

Asked by GetPaulHoward 6 years ago

Last reply by guigs 6 years ago

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Click "bookmark this page" > existing folders. Top one has wrong name instead of actual folder name. Scroll down & wrong name overlays each folder. ???

Strange new problem w. firefox. Click on "bookmark this page." My subject folders/names appear EXCEPT that the top one has a lined box next to the folder icon and instead… (read more)

Strange new problem w. firefox. Click on "bookmark this page."

My subject folders/names appear EXCEPT that the top one has a lined box next to the folder icon and instead of the actual folder name, it has another name (in this case, "video" which is the name of one of my already existing folders).

With the box & the name inside of it, it looks as if it is a blank box waiting for me to enter a name, but it's already got "video" written in for me.

In any case, as I use the slider to scroll down thru my bookmarks, the name "video" follows along, overlaying each of the existing folder name in turn.

In other words, if my first bookmarks folder is titled "audio," when I go to bookmark my page, the word "video" appears in place of "audio." As I scroll down, "video" moves as well and appears instead of each successive folder name.

If I park the current page in one of those folders...say, "music" (even though "video" appears in place of "music)" and then access my bookmarks from the upper toolbar, scroll down to the folder where I parked my page ("music," in this example), there it is....in the folder with the correct name..."music."

Once that's done and I want to go to the site again via my bookmark, I simply go to the original folder ("music") and there it is. No moving "video" in sight.

Asked by OHZEE 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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I get a weird spammy screen every time I open a new tab

Firefox 55.0.3 Had to run virus checker after downloading some stupid app. Then Firefox started doing this. I have iterated through this sequence and still getting it … (read more)

Firefox 55.0.3

Had to run virus checker after downloading some stupid app. Then Firefox started doing this. I have iterated through this sequence and still getting it deleted Firefox Virus checker disk cleaner installed firefox deleted firefox virus checker installed firefox

Asked by ktkeller 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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I have alphasecures virus on Firefox on a mac

Hi at the big Moz. I would be so happy if you could help, I have this alphasecures.com virus on Firefox, how can I remove this please? Tried reinstalling FireFox, no impr… (read more)

Hi at the big Moz.

I would be so happy if you could help, I have this alphasecures.com virus on Firefox, how can I remove this please? Tried reinstalling FireFox, no improvement ;-/

Many thanks

Aidan

Asked by interchild 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes

Firefox crashes continually on start up whether in safe mode or not, goes straight to crash reporter. Mavericks, Mac Pro, latest Firefox Quantum Crash ID: bp-b3500d31-33… (read more)

Firefox crashes continually on start up whether in safe mode or not, goes straight to crash reporter. Mavericks, Mac Pro, latest Firefox Quantum

Crash ID: bp-b3500d31-3391-4a41-83af-c05cf1171230

Asked by quasi 2 years ago

Answered by Shadow110 2 years ago

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Firefox crashes

Firefox fails to start when I try to open it. This even occurs when I launch it in Safe Mode, via Terminal. Here's my latest Crash ID: bp-d222d8a7-0b42-44be-bfcb-6ab9c018… (read more)

Firefox fails to start when I try to open it. This even occurs when I launch it in Safe Mode, via Terminal. Here's my latest Crash ID: bp-d222d8a7-0b42-44be-bfcb-6ab9c0180206 I am using the freedom@freedom.to.xpi extension and here are the content's of my pluginreg.dat file:

Generated File. Do not edit.

[HEADER] Version:0.18t:$ Arch:x86_64-gcc3:$

[PLUGINS] Flash Player.plugin:$ /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/Flash Player.plugin:$ 21.0.0.226:$ 1461341838000:0:0:0:$ Shockwave Flash 21.0 r0:$ Shockwave Flash:$ 2 0:application/x-shockwave-flash:Shockwave Flash:swf:$ 1:application/futuresplash:FutureSplash Player:spl:$

[INVALID] /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/Disabled Plug-Ins:$ 1500599336000:$ /System/Library/Java/Support/CoreDeploy.bundle/Contents/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin:$ 1500930300000:$ /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/CitrixICAClientPlugIn.plugin:$ 1267467730000:$ /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/iPhotoPhotocast.plugin:$ 1295612322000:$ /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/SharePointWebKitPlugin.webplugin:$ 1299744000000:$ /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/SharePointBrowserPlugin.plugin:$ 1299744000000:$ /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/Flip4Mac WMV Plugin.plugin:$ 1337123966000:$ /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/AdobeAAMDetect.plugin:$ 1414015778000:$ /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/flashplayer.xpt:$ 1460769133000:$ /Users/FCS_LTL/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ZoomUsPlugIn.plugin:$ 1500025310000:$ /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/AdobePDFViewer.plugin:$ 1511817011000:$ /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/AdobePDFViewerNPAPI.plugin:$ 1511817011000:$

Asked by bedroomalibi 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Can Firefox be updated so that the URL bar autocompletes both the domain as well as the port number?

I do a lot of localhost development, so they are URLs such as dev.localhost:8000 - The problem is, when I type 'dev.local' in to the URL bar, it only auto-completes to th… (read more)

I do a lot of localhost development, so they are URLs such as dev.localhost:8000 - The problem is, when I type 'dev.local' in to the URL bar, it only auto-completes to the end of 'localhost' and doesn't add the port that I always use for that DNS entry. Any workarounds for this?

Chrome does this. It would be nice if Firefox did as well.

Chrome: http://dl.dpeck.net/FpEieP Firefox: http://dl.dpeck.net/U5sizS

Asked by dpeck01 2 years ago

Answered by Shadow110 2 years ago

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sidebar

Using firefox developer edition, aurora update channel, 60.0b2 (64-bit), macOS 10.13.3. The functionality of the bookmarks sidebar has changed recently: command-clicking … (read more)

Using firefox developer edition, aurora update channel, 60.0b2 (64-bit), macOS 10.13.3. The functionality of the bookmarks sidebar has changed recently: command-clicking folders in the side bar used to be a shortcut to "open all in tabs" for that folder. Now command-clicking selects that folder for multiple selection. Additionally the new behaviour is inconsistent with command-clicking a leaf node, which opens that specific bookmark in a new tab.

The old behaviour was incredibly useful for having categories of folders to open while still being able to select specific bookmarks. I think the new behaviour would be much better for this use case if you could multiple select a combination of folders and bookmarks, and additionally if after multiple selection there was an option for "open all in tabs". Currently having multiple folders selected does not have this option. Was the change intended? Is the only alternative (outside of enabling bookmarks toolbar) individually clicking bookmarks?

Asked by fudgekk 2 years ago

Answered by philipp 2 years ago

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When using a corporate proxy via a .pac, why do I get an SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER for every site outside the VPN?

Switching from Safari to Firefox, I wanted to use the same proxy settings. My first try was to use the system's settings, as it gets automatic proxy configuration from th… (read more)

Switching from Safari to Firefox, I wanted to use the same proxy settings. My first try was to use the system's settings, as it gets automatic proxy configuration from the right URL. This worked alright for Safari! On Firefox however, if I'm connected to the VPN I can access all websites in our VPN, but none outside, as I get the SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER (can't always add an exception) As soon as I exit the VPN, firefox is "unable to find the proxy server".

I've tried all other kinds of ways to connect via that proxy - manually connecting, by URL in firefox or by automatically detecting, but nothing solves my problem. The automatic configuration shouldn't be the problem as it works fine for Safari and shouldn't be any different for Firefox.

I'd really appreciate any help on the subject.

Asked by kaetherina 2 years ago

Answered by kaetherina 2 years ago

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A Firefox theme has overwritten my default

A Firefox Quantum theme I applied has become stuck as the default. I have removed all other installed themes (the broken theme wasn't listed to uninstall). Any window I o… (read more)

A Firefox Quantum theme I applied has become stuck as the default. I have removed all other installed themes (the broken theme wasn't listed to uninstall). Any window I open applies the theme again, as well as restarting the browser. It seems to have bugged my Firefox Sync as well, as it applies on all of my devices.

Here are some screenshots of the issue, because the forum image uploader didn't appear to work for me.

https://imgur.com/a/K2YmLQI

Asked by DeeBo. 2 years ago

Answered by DeeBo. 1 year ago

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How do I know for sure whether the accessibility service is preventing third party software to acces my browser?

Hello, I want to prevent third parties accessibility services to enter my browser. But the way this checkboix is formulated confuses me. If I check the box 'prevent acce… (read more)

Hello, I want to prevent third parties accessibility services to enter my browser. But the way this checkboix is formulated confuses me. If I check the box 'prevent accessibility services from accessing your browser' is it then enabled or disabled? What are the accessibility services here? I read all the instructions but still find it a confusing sentence to check or uncheck?

Should I read the sentence as "prevent Firefox Accessibility Service from accessing your browser'? Or should I read it as "prevent any type of physical impairment assistive software from accessing your browser?

Hope you could help me with this. And if so it could be nice to make this sentence a bit clearer. Or maybe I'm just a bit confused and you should just leave it like this;)

Best,

Art

Asked by artklln 1 year ago

Answered by user633449 1 year ago

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Since an update my bookmarks can´t be found, replaced or restored, it claims the system is in use somewhere else.

I can't restore bookmarks or create new ones since a firefox update. It is like the whole bookmark tool stopped working. There is a red note saying the the system (or fil… (read more)

I can't restore bookmarks or create new ones since a firefox update. It is like the whole bookmark tool stopped working. There is a red note saying the the system (or file) is in use somewhere else, which it is not.

Asked by KatarinaSjogren 1 year ago

Answered by Scribe 1 year ago

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cannot get logged in to my firefox

I noticed my header changed and then I noticed my accounts don't sync. I tried to log in didn't work, tried to use password and username recover never got an email. I c… (read more)

I noticed my header changed and then I noticed my accounts don't sync. I tried to log in didn't work, tried to use password and username recover never got an email. I cannot get logged into MY account!

Asked by tlconnors10 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox randomly quits and restarts

At various points in my usage of Firefox, if my default home page isn't ChillTab, and even sometimes when it is, Firefox will randomly quit and restart with ChillTab as t… (read more)

At various points in my usage of Firefox, if my default home page isn't ChillTab, and even sometimes when it is, Firefox will randomly quit and restart with ChillTab as the default. Virtually every single time it has happened I was in the middle of watching a video. What's worse is that Firefox will demand updates so as to change the homepage to Yahoo.

Asked by HaakenBailey 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Can I tweak a Firefox.app to launch with a specific profile?

I have read http://spf13.com/post/managing-multiple-firefox-profiles-in-os-x/ and https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Multiple_Firefox_Profiles#Using_the_pro… (read more)

I have read http://spf13.com/post/managing-multiple-firefox-profiles-in-os-x/ and https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Multiple_Firefox_Profiles#Using_the_profiles, but neither answers my question:

I'm on MacOSX, and I have two Firefoxes in my /Application folder: Firefox.app (version 25) and one I have renamed to FirefoxLatest.app (currently version 27). I need Firefox.app to stay on version 25 because of stuff™ in my development environment.

I want Firefox.app to start with the "lite" profile, and FirefoxLatest.app to start with the "default" profile. Is it possible to add/change something in e.g. Info.plist or application.ini in these app folders so that these apps start with the wanted profile?

Using profile_manager won't work in this case.

Asked by hnrk242 6 years ago

Answered by patrickmc 6 years ago

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I have installed Firefox on my macbook pro, and cannot seem to get the icon of firefox to stay on my Dock. Can you help?

This should be a simple process, as I have done it before on other computers - but the icon is only in my dock as a "?", which I click on , and then it opens up to the Fo… (read more)

This should be a simple process, as I have done it before on other computers - but the icon is only in my dock as a "?", which I click on , and then it opens up to the Fox/World icon. As soon as I shut down the computer - the Firefox icon disappears.

Asked by ajsviridoff 6 years ago

Answered by patrickmc 6 years ago

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Firefox plagued by virus s0.2mdn.net -- how do you remove it?

I am running Firefox on Windows 7. On a number of sites the icon box to the left of the current URL gets an icon that is circular with the cardinal points of a compass l… (read more)

I am running Firefox on Windows 7. On a number of sites the icon box to the left of the current URL gets an icon that is circular with the cardinal points of a compass like figure. A dialogue box appears emanating from that icon and asks the user if he/she wants to share hs/her location with s0.2mdn.net? I cannot get rid of this and think it is adware.

Asked by SgrB2 3 years ago

Answered by SgrB2 3 years ago

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Crashing

Hello I'm frustrated with the frequency of crashes of Firefox. Here are the id numbers of my last 3 crash logs. Can someone please tell me what the cause is and what I … (read more)

Hello I'm frustrated with the frequency of crashes of Firefox.

Here are the id numbers of my last 3 crash logs. Can someone please tell me what the cause is and what I can do?

D35F33FD-8651-4E53-B384-CBEBF7296A64 bp-a85d6652-3452-4443-a83e-e28082161222 bp-91033bfe-801b-4650-83aa-044c42161220 37B3D459-C246-4C96-8ABE-ED6476CC6684

Asked by nycnftm1 3 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 years ago