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SCreen freezing and buffering

Hello! I work on a Mac and have constant problems with buffering and screen freezing. I have refreshed the browser twice as suggested. Each time I log on or move to anoth… (read more)

Hello! I work on a Mac and have constant problems with buffering and screen freezing. I have refreshed the browser twice as suggested.

Each time I log on or move to another page that colorful basketball appears for quite awhile. When I can finally move to the desired page, it freezes and that basketball appears again.

Help? I work from home and need to use this computer.

Thank you!

Asked by mlkelly9258 16 hours ago

Last reply by Erwin Pratama 15 hours ago

Firefox removes the authentication header from request

am seeing an issue in firefox on unix with accessing a web page which uses basic http authentication mechanism. It pops up for user id and password for basic authenticati… (read more)

am seeing an issue in firefox on unix with accessing a web page which uses basic http authentication mechanism. It pops up for user id and password for basic authentication. When I enter the credentials and click submit the response received is 401 Unauthorized. Same webpage and authentication works in chrome browser on same system (so assuming no firewall issues). The Firefox and chrome is configured in a console where we test it. And both are requesting for the same host. I believe there is some configurations issue in Mozilla firefox that might be affecting it. Attaching the request and response for both.

Firefox version that has a problem : Mozila Firefox 78.4.0esr


Request and response in Chrome

Request

   GET /content/ HTTP/1.1

Host: 3.87.81.51 Connection: keep-alive Cache-Control: max-age=0 Authorization: Digest username="admin", realm="Power Xpert", nonce="16981e9013fd33c215fb54cfe5c8246b", uri="/content/", response="527760ce114bf839a9df342ba27ca352", qop=auth, nc=00000002, cnonce="572ab111183b3236" Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1 User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/91.0.4472.101 Safari/537.36 Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/avif,image/webp,image/apng,*/*;q=0.8,application/signed-exchange;v=b3;q=0.9 Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.9

Response -

HTTP/1.1 200 OK Content-Type: text/html ETag: "1471035255" Last-Modified: Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:17:18 GMT Content-Length: 7452 Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 21:52:49 GMT Server: lighttpd/1.4.28-devel-59460


Request and response in Firefox

Request : GET /content/ HTTP/1.1 Host: 3.87.81.51 User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:78.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/78.0 Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/webp,*/*;q=0.8 Accept-Language: en_us,en;q=0.5 Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate DNT: 1 Connection: keep-alive Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1

Response:

HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized WWW-Authenticate: Digest realm="Power Xpert", nonce="3743c840c84a56d1e56be155dc3284c1", qop="auth" Content-Type: text/html Content-Length: 351 Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 21:57:57 GMT Server: lighttpd/1.4.28-devel-59460

The difference is :

Below Authentication header is missing in firefox.

Authorization: Digest username="admin", realm="Power Xpert", nonce="16981e9013fd33c215fb54cfe5c8246b", uri="/content/", response="527760ce114bf839a9df342ba27ca352", qop=auth, nc=00000002, cnonce="572ab111183b3236"

Some setting in firefox is making this. I am not sure which one. Please help on this. Thanks in advance.

Asked by bhabani.pattanayak 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

How to disable drag and drop links to download.

Ive disabled video mp4 downloads by clicking links through a software but this can be overriden by dragging the mp4 download link to the download icon in the overflow men… (read more)

Ive disabled video mp4 downloads by clicking links through a software but this can be overriden by dragging the mp4 download link to the download icon in the overflow menu.

So I want to disable drag and drop somehow, or any method to disable dragging links to the download icon for download.

Asked by ultraaes191 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Lost BOOKMARKS - how to recover them ...?

Hi: Can anyone help me to recover BOOKMARKS which I've found missing after today's starting my Firefox Browser/Thunderbird and trying to use one of the BOOKMARKS: this i… (read more)

Hi: Can anyone help me to recover BOOKMARKS which I've found missing after today's starting my Firefox Browser/Thunderbird and trying to use one of the BOOKMARKS: this is for the first time I've lost them just by opening the Program after I've about 3 weeks ago Upgraded my Windows 7 to Version 10 - under Windows 7 they were working properly without any 'accidental loss'. Question: - is it possible to use the Bookmarks-Back Up file to re-install them - IF NOT, what is the other way to reliably re-install them ...? My PC-system is: Windows 10 Home, Ver 10.0.19042 (20H2), CPU; Intel Pentium D 935 3.20Ghz (dual core), x64-based processor, 32-bit. I'd greatly appreciate any SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS how to accomplish this. Tony H.

Asked by thorsak 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

FF removes multiple spaces from file name on file download

When I download a file with multiple spaces in the name, like 'test space.txt' (there are 2 spaces between test and space), FF condenses the extra space into one, like '… (read more)

When I download a file with multiple spaces in the name, like 'test space.txt' (there are 2 spaces between test and space), FF condenses the extra space into one, like 'test space.txt' (there is only 1 space between test and space). This happens on multiple websites and does not occur in other browsers.

Asked by bk3963 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Viewing video with/without widevine for macOS

Recently, I've been unable to view paid for video, for example on Netflix. I get the following error message: The WidevineCdm Plugin has crashed. FATAL Clpp-Error [Catego… (read more)

Recently, I've been unable to view paid for video, for example on Netflix. I get the following error message:

The WidevineCdm Plugin has crashed. FATAL Clpp-Error [Category 6 - Code 6002]: {"browserError":""}

I'm using a macOS 10.95 and, says Firefox,:

"Note: The current version of Google Widevine is no longer compatible with older macOS versions such as OS X 10.9 and 10.10. Only macOS versions 10.11 and above are supported."

So my question, since it seems my mac is no longer compatible with Widevine, is whether there a way for me to watch video on Firefox? Perhaps with another plugin? Or no plugin? Perhaps this is an issue to take up with Widevine?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by ssaarrraahh 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Printing PDF to network printer

When printing a pdf from the built-in pdf viewer (pdf.js?) to a network printer, it's so slow as to be unusable. Save the same pdf and open it it in Xreader, click print,… (read more)

When printing a pdf from the built-in pdf viewer (pdf.js?) to a network printer, it's so slow as to be unusable. Save the same pdf and open it it in Xreader, click print, and it starts printing immediately. Size of the document seems to play a role; I knew it was slow from trying to print smaller documents in the past, but today I needed a hard copy of a 68MB pdf, and hours later, it still had not printed.

I'm running latest Linux Mint Debian Edition 4 Debbie and latest Firefox in its repositories, 78.11.0esr (64-bit). Printer is Canon imageRunner 2200, it doesn't have any other slow printing problems, as I stated above.

Problem seems to have existed for a long time...

Asked by f4f4 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

prevent firefox to sync themes

So based to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1242818 the option mentionned in about:config doesn't exist anymore. in palce of that it has been replaced I guess… (read more)

So based to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1242818 the option mentionned in about:config doesn't exist anymore.

in palce of that it has been replaced I guess by services.sync.prefs.sync.extensions.activeThemeID Well this option doesn't do shit. I still got my theme sync even with restarting the browser. It's very disappointing.

Asked by vigilian 4 weeks ago

Last reply by kennu 1 week ago

quick poll

How many are moving to a different browser thanks to Firefox/Waterfox incessant dialog prompting to 'update now'? There used to be an option to turn this off. No longer. … (read more)

How many are moving to a different browser thanks to Firefox/Waterfox incessant dialog prompting to 'update now'? There used to be an option to turn this off. No longer. Weekly or bi-weekly updates are rarely of any consequence anyway, so why must we endure prompt after prompt after prompt. Not everyone can stop what they're in the midst of to update on command. Speaking of incessant, I suggest Mozilla put more work into stopping incessant crashes. Now that would be an accomplishment. Rarely does an hour pass without my browser crashing. Say what you may about old Internet Explorer; at least it didn't crash all the time.

Asked by keith12 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Sessions API not working/recognized in Browser Toolbox?

I'm trying to develop a simple addon using the Sessions API, so I wanted to play around a bit with the JS in the Browser Toolbox first. I have set devtools.chrome.enable… (read more)

I'm trying to develop a simple addon using the Sessions API, so I wanted to play around a bit with the JS in the Browser Toolbox first. I have set devtools.chrome.enabled to true and pressed Ctrl+Shift+J to open the browser console. I'm able to run some JS (example: console.log("Hello world!") works as expected), but when I try to run something like sessions.getRecentlyClosed(), I get the following error message:

 Uncaught ReferenceError: sessions is not defined
    <anonymous> debugger eval code:1
    getEvalResult resource://devtools/server/actors/webconsole/eval-with-debugger.js:243
    evalWithDebugger resource://devtools/server/actors/webconsole/eval-with-debugger.js:167
    evaluateJS resource://devtools/server/actors/webconsole.js:1119
    evaluateJSAsync resource://devtools/server/actors/webconsole.js:1011
    makeInfallible resource://devtools/shared/ThreadSafeDevToolsUtils.js:103


I tried browser.sessions.getRecentlyClosed() with the same error message about "browser.sessions" not being defined. Anyone know why this is happening and how to fix it, or how to correctly import the Sessions API if that's what's needed?

Thanks!

Asked by fiffox 2 weeks ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 week ago

How do I allow third-party cookies for certain websites?

Currently, I have configured my Privacy & Security settings in which all third-party cookies are blocked. This causes certain websites to break and become nonfunction… (read more)

Currently, I have configured my Privacy & Security settings in which all third-party cookies are blocked. This causes certain websites to break and become nonfunctional.

How do I configure my settings to which all third-party cookies are blocked by default, but for specific websites I choose they are not blocked?

I do not want to change my settings in which cookies are blocked only from websites I have not visited; because there are some websites I frequent that I still wish to block third-party cookies.

Thank you

Asked by zachsparks 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

Latest release of Firefox 78 disabled all of my extensions and won't let me turn them back on

Firefox just automatically updated on a restart on my mac and now none of my security extensions that WERE WORKING PERFECTLY such a s Adblocker Plus can be turned back on… (read more)

Firefox just automatically updated on a restart on my mac and now none of my security extensions that WERE WORKING PERFECTLY such a s Adblocker Plus can be turned back on. After 1 hour of frsutration and searching for answers, I am ready to dump what used to be my favorite browser. Anyone else have a solution for this? Thanks in advance.

Asked by gitaarz 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

Form fill behavior

Good Afternoon, On several sites I work on with form fields, there is an option to save the existing text then return and edit the message. Now when the edit button i… (read more)

Good Afternoon,

  On several sites I work on with form fields, there is an option to save the existing text then return and edit the message.  Now when the edit button is pressed, the fields are empty.  I have workarounds to do everything in one shot using a text editor, but it's not convenient and something I do regularly.

It started with an update in the past year, but worked previously. This is on an Ubuntu system running Firefox 89 (64 bit).

The settings are the default, with no additional add-ons at the moment.

Asked by andyson 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

I want to translate it into Japanese.

I installed the Waterfox browser and did the addressing method for Japanese localization. However, Japanese does not appear in the pull-down. The General page is displaye… (read more)

I installed the Waterfox browser and did the addressing method for Japanese localization. However, Japanese does not appear in the pull-down.

The General page is displayed. Scroll down the page to the Language item, click the English (United States) pull-down, and click Japanese to select it.

https://freesoft-100.com/review/waterfox.html

I want to translate it into Japanese. Please help everyone.

Asked by muu888 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

Firefox can no longer play Netflix movies

Firefox can no longer play Netflix movies. Firefox loads the Netflix site. Firefox attempts to play the movie. Then, Firefox can't play the movie. Netflix says "Your brow… (read more)

Firefox can no longer play Netflix movies. Firefox loads the Netflix site. Firefox attempts to play the movie. Then, Firefox can't play the movie. Netflix says "Your browser is no longer supported." This happens every time there is a Firefox update! Do you guys not test your products in development before release? Please fix your product. I tried all your 'help' items.

Asked by 808state 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

How to downgrade Firefox only theme?

I prefer old theme of Firefox, with smaller buttons, comfortable navigation, but I'm sure, that you have users who likes new theme with large buttons and new "tab style".… (read more)

I prefer old theme of Firefox, with smaller buttons, comfortable navigation, but I'm sure, that you have users who likes new theme with large buttons and new "tab style". So... How can I downgrade only theme of Firefox? Cuz it is reallllyyyyyy not comfortable these large buttons and not minimalistic style. I prefer simple style, not easy (:

Asked by DarkDuino 1 month ago

Last reply by enkharta 2 weeks ago