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The new Firefox Quantum is blinding in its contrast -- what can you do about it?

I just got assaulted by the new Quantum 57.0.4 it is BLINDING. I am shouting sorry as I can barely see. My eyes are smarting and tearing and I can hardly read the tabs, … (read more)

I just got assaulted by the new Quantum 57.0.4 it is BLINDING. I am shouting sorry as I can barely see. My eyes are smarting and tearing and I can hardly read the tabs, the contrast between the dark tab and the name of the tab in a sort of muted white or grey makes the print difficult to read -- and any red fades out (as is natural in the dark, it's physics). So the screen is extremely bright, like white light, and the tabs are extremely dark, the letters obscured, any red logos tend to be muted into the dark, and I have a sudden splitting headache. I was fine with the previous Firefox. I just checked Safari -- I'm fine. I think this is a health issue.

Asked by goodkitty 2 years ago

Answered by goodkitty 2 years ago

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FFox on a Mac. I cannot see the boxes in front of selections to check the one I need. Contrast, Acceleration etc not checked in pref.

I have tried a few suggestions such as uncheck hardware acceleration, tried setting my contrast to different positions. I do not have this problem with other browsers. … (read more)

I have tried a few suggestions such as uncheck hardware acceleration, tried setting my contrast to different positions. I do not have this problem with other browsers. I can click where I think the box is but sometimes it doesn't work and I have to pretend I checked a box.FFox has been like this for some time. I'm on Version way over 55. Thanks There was an old archived version of this with no answer to fix the problem.

Asked by steinr98 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Firefox Add-on webpages look wrong and can neither install nor download extensions

Hi, I am experiencing some troubles with Firefox Add-on webpages since, as I can estimate, version 60 onwards. - Firefox Add-on webpages (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US… (read more)

Hi,

I am experiencing some troubles with Firefox Add-on webpages since, as I can estimate, version 60 onwards.

- Firefox Add-on webpages (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/) look wrong and I cannot download or install any extension.

- Also the Firefox Add-on tab (about:addons) looks weird and updating extensions fails.

- Trying to download an extension directly (such, for instance, https://addons.cdn.mozilla.net/user-media/addons/1347/clippings-6.1.3.1-fx.xpi?filehash=sha256%3A07b13f5ecfb2e4c960980faa7c8e4ef4a2ac7f9c458bf083c7bcb72efb674edf) renders a "Unable to connect" error.

- I can see Firefox Add-on pages correctly in Chrome but not in Vivaldi and Safari.


I have unsuccessfully tried the following suggested solutions:

- Refresh the page.

- Clear cookies and cache.

- Re-start Firefox with add-ons disabled.

- Refresh (reset) Firefox.

- Create a new profile.

- Disable hardware (acceleration) performance.

- Disable anti-virus.

- Disable firewall.


I have also tried to follow the suggestions in the following links without any success:

- https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/websites-look-wrong-or-appear-differently

- https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/fix-problems-images-not-show

When I load the Firefox Add-ons main page the console outputs:


Content Security Policy: Directive ‘child-src’ has been deprecated. Please use directive ‘worker-src’ to control workers, or directive ‘frame-src’ to control frames respectively.

Content Security Policy: Couldn't process unknown directive 'prefetch-src'

Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at https://addons-amo.cdn.mozilla.net/amo-c9540ad5377a2101592d.css. (Reason: CORS request did not succeed).[Learn More]

Content Security Policy: The page's settings blocked the loading of a resource at inline ("script-src"). firefox:9:1

Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at https://addons-amo.cdn.mozilla.net/amo-0760732e46f8f83d4fa1.js. (Reason: CORS request did not succeed).[Learn More]

None of the "sha512" hashes in the integrity attribute match the content of the subresource.


So I think that there may be a problem with CSP or with CORS. I have managed to disable CORS but does not do the trick. I can find a way of disable CSP.


I am running:

Name: Firefox Version: 65.0.1 Build ID: 20190211233335 Update Channel: release User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.13; rv:65.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/65.0 OS: Darwin 17.7.0

Any ideas?

Thanks a lot for your attention and time.

Asked by JVJV 1 year ago

Answered by JVJV 1 year ago

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Firefox doesn't open tab in background with CMD

I know there is https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1071788 and https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1061460 but suggested `browser.tabs.loadDivertedInBack… (read more)

I know there is https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1071788 and https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1061460 but suggested `browser.tabs.loadDivertedInBackground` doesn't work for me - it simply opens everything in the background which is even more annoying.

At this point I would consider this a bug - I don't give a rat's nose about what magic javascript (pseudo-)developers but if I hold CMD button and make a click I want window to be opened in the background! (it seems that gmail is the main culprit, but probably most of google-produced FantasticCreation is affected by it…)

Asked by Wojtek 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 1 year ago

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Firefox 50 keeps asking to restart to install a Firefox 49 that is already installed

On Mac OS X, Firefox 50.1.0 keeps asking to restart to install a Firefox 49.0.2 upgrade that is already installed. "Update ready to install" "Update : Firefox 49.0.2" I h… (read more)

On Mac OS X, Firefox 50.1.0 keeps asking to restart to install a Firefox 49.0.2 upgrade that is already installed. "Update ready to install" "Update : Firefox 49.0.2" I have 2 user accounts on the Mac both have the issue. Deleting, the personal settings folder does not solve the issue.

Asked by vchartier 3 years ago

Answered by vchartier 3 years ago

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can't play videos without restarting computer

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) with firefox as my browser. I"m having a problem with playing videos and have tried to use firefox help lists to no ava… (read more)

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) with firefox as my browser. I"m having a problem with playing videos and have tried to use firefox help lists to no avail. If I force quit the browser and then reload it I can play about 5-6 videos but after that it just buffers and tells me to restart my computer. I have removed adobe flash player and reinstalled it. I have removed the ad blocker I had on the computer and didn't re-install it. I have tried other things that are on the internet, nothing works. Any suggestions... please

Asked by jgrainger 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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How can I prevent Firefox upgrading(!) to ver 57 in November 2017?

Many of my legacy Add-ins are invaluable in my text correction work as a volunteeer on the Australian Newspaper site TROVE. I must not allow FF to upggrade to 57. HOW DO … (read more)

Many of my legacy Add-ins are invaluable in my text correction work as a volunteeer on the Australian Newspaper site TROVE.

I must not allow FF to upggrade to 57.

HOW DO I DO THIS, PLEASE?

Asked by jackh48 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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I can't change my primary email address, can you help?

I went through this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-primary-email-address-firefox-accounts But I am missing the button to change the secondary email… (read more)

I went through this article:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-primary-email-address-firefox-accounts

But I am missing the button to change the secondary email to the primary one.

Asked by jaysamuelprice 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Can't activate bookmarks toolbar after importing bookmarks from Safari. All I see is "Getting Started."

I seem to have exported my Safari bookmarks and imported them to Firefox on my new MacBook Air, but I can't make them appear in the bookmarks toolbar. All that toolbar s… (read more)

I seem to have exported my Safari bookmarks and imported them to Firefox on my new MacBook Air, but I can't make them appear in the bookmarks toolbar. All that toolbar shows is a "Getting Started" prompt, which I have gone through and completed its survey.

Asked by John0123 1 year ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Firefox not working after recent upgrade

I just upgraded to 66 and my Firefox is no longer working and allowing me to connect to sites. I had to download an earlier version 64.0b9 (64-bit) in order for FF to wor… (read more)

I just upgraded to 66 and my Firefox is no longer working and allowing me to connect to sites. I had to download an earlier version 64.0b9 (64-bit) in order for FF to work. Can anyone help me with this? Thank you.

Asked by rmeyer5 1 year ago

Answered by rmeyer5 1 year ago

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When clicking “Play” on Roblox, it just opens a new tab and brings me to the homepage of Roblox.

So basically when I click “Play” on the Roblox website, it brings me to a new Roblox homepage tab. I know this isn’t really the place to be complaining about this, but I … (read more)

So basically when I click “Play” on the Roblox website, it brings me to a new Roblox homepage tab. I know this isn’t really the place to be complaining about this, but I can’t find ANYTHING on Reddit, the Roblox forums, or any other help website, leaving the Mozilla forums as a last resort.

Asked by Conrad Jordan 1 week ago

Answered by Conrad Jordan 1 week ago

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using ff59.0.2 cant access amazon this error message www.amazon.com. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s). Error code: SSL_E

do not have security software. dl'd and ran malwarebytes nothing found. www.amazon.com. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s). Error c… (read more)

do not have security software. dl'd and ran malwarebytes nothing found. www.amazon.com. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s). Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

Asked by zooecium 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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I got scammed by Mackeeper and they deleted all my bookmarks and history! Help!

I have a macbook pro retina 13 (2013) and downloaded Mackeeper hoping it would clean my computer... A technician went to my computer erased all my notes in the Notes app … (read more)

I have a macbook pro retina 13 (2013) and downloaded Mackeeper hoping it would clean my computer... A technician went to my computer erased all my notes in the Notes app and my firefox content: history and bookmarks, and then left without saying anything. I dont have a back up of it and don't have a firefox profile neither. How can i get those data back?? Help!!

Thanx.

ps. i later did some researchs about mackeeper and found out that is a was a scam, a very huge scam! Don't ever download it.

Asked by ndaaunhi 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago

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Half a second of activity in Firefox 50 after opening a new window/tab. Could this be due to malware?

Hi everyone, after opening a new window or tab, Firefox 50 often engages in half a second of empty page loading before it lets me enter an address. Could this be the susp… (read more)

Hi everyone,

after opening a new window or tab, Firefox 50 often engages in half a second of empty page loading before it lets me enter an address. Could this be the suspicious activity of malware?

To show you, I've recorded a video of it:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/drvmzrqqqjnopvo/Firefox%20Page%20Loading.mov?dl=0

It also happens if NoScript, my only extension, is disabled.

Thanks!

Asked by anacond23 3 years ago

Answered by anacond23 3 years ago

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Unable to recover bookmarks after update on MAC, nothing has worked!

My history is not showing, my auto entry is not showing, and my bookmarks are all not loading. I have tried importing and exporting as well. Export is blank(nothing is ha… (read more)

My history is not showing, my auto entry is not showing, and my bookmarks are all not loading. I have tried importing and exporting as well. Export is blank(nothing is happening), When I try to import from the Auto-Backups (I did not make manual saves), it says Unable To Recover File.

I have looked in the browser for profiles, and it shows only the one currently in use, no old profiles show.

Any help would be appreciated!

Asked by Rupi 9 months ago

Answered by cor-el 9 months ago

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Firefox 32.0 hangs when choosing file to upload - IMAC

Attempting to upload file via yahoo mail or gmail to no avail. As soon as I click on upload file in either mail system Firefox hangs, cannot drag and drop either - must f… (read more)

Attempting to upload file via yahoo mail or gmail to no avail. As soon as I click on upload file in either mail system Firefox hangs, cannot drag and drop either - must force quit to continue.

Any click in File Upload hangs Firefox.

Troubleshooting so far: Firefox safe mode Deselected hardware accelerator Firefox reset Other browsers do not work either - Safari or Chrome. Updated plug-ins Updated MAC Cleared download history OSX safe mode Ran TSM adware cleaner

Please let me know what I may be over looking to solve this issue. Thank you!

Asked by etsiap 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago

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Could you please help me with a video problem concerning Firefox 48 for Mac and El Capitan 10.11.6 ?

Sometimes when clicking on a news video on "AOL Today" Firefox will instantly crash before even starting the video. Other times the AOL news videos play ok. And then ag… (read more)

Sometimes when clicking on a news video on "AOL Today" Firefox will instantly crash before even starting the video. Other times the AOL news videos play ok. And then again, when it seems like a video is playing okay, it will stop playing part way through. Since it's not consistent in what it's doing, it's hard to predict when it's going to crash.

In trying to correct the problem, I did a "Refresh Firefox" via the Mozilla Support forum and am still having the same problems. My computer platform is El Capitan version 10.11.6 using Firefox 48.0 for Mac on a 15" MacBook Pro with Retina display. I've been using Firefox for years and have never had so many crashes as I'm having now.

I've just recently upgraded to El Capitan and Firefox 48. Any help you may offer will be greatly appreciated! Thank you for all the time and effort you give in volunteering to help us!

Asked by brmidi 3 years ago

Answered by brmidi 3 years ago