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Problematic Results using Pocket

Pocket is a fantastic idea - another essential element to support democracy. However, some of the news articles are from websites like the NY Times and Washington Post wh… (read more)

Pocket is a fantastic idea - another essential element to support democracy.

However, some of the news articles are from websites like the NY Times and Washington Post which require accessors to SUBSCRIBE before being allowed to view the reporting content.

Even when you use the 2-second delay to hit ctrl-a and ctrl-c (select-all and copy) shortcuts, it is a nuisance and often requires repeat attempts.

SO, can the "wonderful brainiacs" of Moz/Firefox find alternative sources of the same content to avoid those sites requiring forced subscriptions?

Stay Safe Everyone T-Ricky SFO

Asked by T-Ricky Prieš 6 dienas

how eliminate empty white space on google, etc in browser?

I've been trying to figure out how to fix this and havent found anything in my google seartch settings, or firefox options or my PC's display settings, it might be right … (read more)

I've been trying to figure out how to fix this and havent found anything in my google seartch settings, or firefox options or my PC's display settings, it might be right in front of me but I just cant figure it out.

On some pages, for example, when I do a google search on firefox, there is a ton of blank white space not used. Like it has a narrow page margin or something? I'm attaching a screenshot of what I mean. You can see half the screen is just white, how can I fix it so the display isnt so narrow? Not all pages have the blank space problem, for example outlook.com has no such issue.

Thank you in advance for helping me

Asked by vegetalove Prieš 6 dienas

Redirects. The net gives instrutions on how to block 'redirects' but they are 'out of date'

When a URL no longer exits, I get a 'redirect' and even it it does, sometimes it "steps on' the correct URL and several attempts are needed to get the correct URL to stic… (read more)

When a URL no longer exits, I get a 'redirect' and even it it does, sometimes it "steps on' the correct URL and several attempts are needed to get the correct URL to stick. The "net" gives instructions of: Step 1: Click the "Tools" menu tab in your Firefox browser and select "Options." Step 2: Select "Advanced" from the list of options at the top of the window.

But in Firefox release 83.xxx, "ADVANCED" option does not exist or I can not SEE it. Any idea on how to 'BLOCK REDIRECTS' and just get an error instead?

OR SIMPLE BLOCK URLS one just does not like without using the PARENTAL CONTROLS.

Asked by jagman55 Prieš 6 dienas

Been having issue such as youtube suggestion, comment with return error and hotmail certificate issue

Ok, been having these issue like for a really long time, gaving up and switched to chrome for that time being and now even chrome has some bad issue so I am attempting to… (read more)

Ok, been having these issue like for a really long time, gaving up and switched to chrome for that time being and now even chrome has some bad issue so I am attempting to switch back. I know a lot of us are having the same problem with Kaspersky internet security, they said the next patch would fix it and I am sure the patch arrived. But firefox still has the above issue, and let me clarify the issues; youtube becoming weird, limited suggestion, and sometime shows I am not signed in which I am, and if you keep refreshing it, it would go back and forth in between your account and not signed in.... moreover, I can't type any comment, always with a returned error.... and finally, whenever I am logging in into my hotmail, my machine keeps prompting for security certificate clarification or something.... please help, its been a long while, trying to reinstall both the firefox and chrome, they both still have their respective issues..... thank you

Keith

Asked by keithaqua Prieš 5 dienas

Pictures in Yahoo articles don't always show-up (Part 2)

I recently posted a question on how to fix Yahoo articles pictures not showing-up (it's about half of the pictures in some articles). It appears to be related to picture… (read more)

I recently posted a question on how to fix Yahoo articles pictures not showing-up (it's about half of the pictures in some articles). It appears to be related to pictures that are tied to Instagram, Twitter, etc. I did get a couple of responses to my issue....thank you. The problem is that neither response fixed the problem. Yahoo is a major site that Firefox should fully support. Microsoft Edge works perfectly when using the Yahoo site. I have been a long, long time Firefox user on multiple devices, but I am about ready to switch to Edge for good if this can't be corrected. How do I (or anybody seeing this) let the Firefox developers know this problem needs to be fixed stat?

Thanks, Jim

Asked by jimrhood Prieš 5 dienas

Youtube freezes 1-2 sec. and automaticly continues

Whenever i start a video on youtube, it freezes 1 or 2 sec and automaticly continues, it happens 1 to 3 times on every video. I only use uBlock Origin and i tried it to d… (read more)

Whenever i start a video on youtube, it freezes 1 or 2 sec and automaticly continues, it happens 1 to 3 times on every video. I only use uBlock Origin and i tried it to disable and i still have the problem.

Asked by brhnkckgl Prieš 4 dienas

HTML5 not working

I've just installed the latest Ubuntu OS on my computer and when starting Firefox i get this problem while trying to play the latest YouTube videos where they say "Your … (read more)

I've just installed the latest Ubuntu OS on my computer and when starting Firefox i get this problem while trying to play the latest YouTube videos where they say "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video." so I've tried to click on the link but then Firefox said my browser was already up to date. I've then tried to disable my adds on and try in safe mode but that did not help. I've tried installing some adds on, that didn't help either. I've tried uninstalling and installing back Firefox, that didn't work. every media.mediasource config are enabled, that didn't work. and when i try using another browser, the media can be played just fine (i used chromium). So if someone has any idea as to what might be causing this issue i'd be grateful (also, older video seems to be working just fine)

Asked by guillaumemannone Prieš 4 dienas

web "direction" box pops up unbidden

I'm not sure what the box is actually called, but it's the one that has the directional arrows to go back, forward, refresh also to save page as, etc. Anyway, it pops up… (read more)

I'm not sure what the box is actually called, but it's the one that has the directional arrows to go back, forward, refresh also to save page as, etc. Anyway, it pops up unbidden. I'd like to know how to fix it. I appreciate your help!

Nancy Freeman kybanker@twc.com

Asked by kybanker Prieš 4 dienas

Amazon music platform do not run

I have the firefox browser 83.0 (64 bits) for ubuntu (canonical 1.0) and the platform of amazon music (https://music.amazon.es/) , do not run. Is the first time that i in… (read more)

I have the firefox browser 83.0 (64 bits) for ubuntu (canonical 1.0) and the platform of amazon music (https://music.amazon.es/) , do not run.

Is the first time that i install firefox, so i do not have older versions in my computer.

What can i do?

Asked by marcusvives Prieš 4 dienas

Firefox not allowing access/connection to certain websites.

Recently, I have been blocked from visiting certain websites by Firefox, which are perfectly fine websites. I have to close out of Firefox and use Safari to connect to th… (read more)

Recently, I have been blocked from visiting certain websites by Firefox, which are perfectly fine websites. I have to close out of Firefox and use Safari to connect to these websites. One of the websites is my City of San Bruno website: https://www.onlinebiller.com/sanbruno/index.html.

This is just one of several websites in which I'm told the website there is a potential security issue. Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue: I copy and pasted the warning below: "Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.onlinebiller.com because this website requires a secure connection. What can you do about it? www.onlinebiller.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site.

The issue is most likely with the website, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it.

If you are on a corporate network or using anti-virus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the website’s administrator about the problem."

I contacted the City of San Bruno and was told it's a browser problem. As I mentioned above I can connect to these sites through Safari with no problem.

Thank You for any explanation/assistance on how to connect to these websites using Firefox.

Asked by Clay Prieš 3 dienas

Had to do forced shutdown after getting 'hacked' - Can't bring Firefox back up as I know it will restart and that tab will be retored & try and tale over my PC again

Is there a way that I can bring Firefox back up without it restoring the open tabs including the one that is trying to take control of my PC ? I've looked at the solutio… (read more)

Is there a way that I can bring Firefox back up without it restoring the open tabs including the one that is trying to take control of my PC ? I've looked at the solutions in the Knowledge base but didn't find one that matches this problem ..... Thanks in advance

Asked by Gerry1954 Prieš 3 dienas

Firefox and fillable form with calculations

Hi there, I am running Windows 7 with Firefox 83.0. I have two PDF fillable forms that have calculations that run. Basically you enter your mileage you drove and it adds … (read more)

Hi there,

I am running Windows 7 with Firefox 83.0.

I have two PDF fillable forms that have calculations that run. Basically you enter your mileage you drove and it adds up the mileage for each line you enter.

I have noticed that the form is fillable but none of the calculations run.

It works fine in chrome and internet explorer.

Asked by mike367 Prieš 3 dienas

Firefox 83 broke fonts on youtube (when hardware acceleration is enabled)

After updating to FF 83.0 something has changed in font rendering. Another update breaks something for me and another silence in changelog. When hardware acceleration is … (read more)

After updating to FF 83.0 something has changed in font rendering. Another update breaks something for me and another silence in changelog.

When hardware acceleration is enabled in firefox settings I observe that fonts which are overlayed on youtube videos have ugly chromatic aberration effect around them and they are much thinner than they should be. When I disable hardware acceleration they are fine - they look the same as on different browsers, for example Brave.

Is there any way to fix font rendering without need to disable hardware acceleration?

example images with description in attachment

Asked by Piterk Prieš 2 dienas

Try to log in to viki.com and there's an error message

2 days ago, i tried to log in to viki.com. And there's an error message that's popped up saying that 'something has been wrong', 'it was unexpected' and 'try again'. But… (read more)

2 days ago, i tried to log in to viki.com. And there's an error message that's popped up saying that 'something has been wrong', 'it was unexpected' and 'try again'. But on MS EDGE, i can log in this site. Thanks for helping.

Asked by i.vasselin Prieš 2 dienas

Webgl not available

google jamboard says "cannot display jam, pls enable webgl " what do i do? i am using lubuntu (linux) Firefox 83, i also tried refreshing firefox removing all addons but … (read more)

google jamboard says "cannot display jam, pls enable webgl " what do i do? i am using lubuntu (linux) Firefox 83, i also tried refreshing firefox removing all addons but nothing happens

i even changed webgl.force-enabled to true but nothing happens

Thanking you in advance

Asked by Daniel Ebenezer Prieš 2 dienas

Webpages show garbage symbols for some words (Ubuntu 18.04)

I'm running Firefox 83.0-2 on a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Precision 7550 laptop, and many webpages have words that look like they are not decoded properly (… (read more)

I'm running Firefox 83.0-2 on a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Precision 7550 laptop, and many webpages have words that look like they are not decoded properly (images below). Everything looks fine when using Chrome. Can anyone think what the issue is?

For the attached Wikipedia page, the pattern looks like it's specific to italicized hyperlinks. I also see it in other places, e.g. any comments in a Python Juypter notebook.

Any advice would be great.

Thanks

Asked by everybodysays Prieš 2 dienas