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DuckDuckGo is down

I use DuckDuckGo for my basic search engine on both my laptop (Ubuntu system) and iPhone 8. It does not work today - saying "There was an error displaying the search resu… (read more)

I use DuckDuckGo for my basic search engine on both my laptop (Ubuntu system) and iPhone 8. It does not work today - saying "There was an error displaying the search results. Please try again.", needless to say...I have tried a number of times and differed the searches to no avail. I also cleared recent cache/history. Still stuck. Searching on Chrome I see on https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=40451490 that others are also experiencing this problem and do not understand it either - just a few entries

The Sun (a rather populist newspaper in UK) has an article saying it is international and happening today, 23 May 2024, suggests no fixes. (Not exactly a reliable source in my thing)

Has anyone ideas or should I just wait and use an alternative search engine meanwhile? Thanks for any help

Asked by b17m Prieš 2 dienas

Last reply by James Prieš 1 dieną

getting web pages

When I try and get a web page for example wordle or facebook I get following message 'There was an error displaying the search results. Please try again.' I have windows… (read more)

When I try and get a web page for example wordle or facebook I get following message 'There was an error displaying the search results. Please try again.' I have windows 11 on a laptop and am using duckduckgo as search engine. It has only started today and on Edge using same search engine I do not have the problem

Asked by ynnepsetab Prieš 2 dienas

Last reply by James Prieš 1 dieną

Firefox Browser blocking news article comments section on websites.

Firefox is blocking website reader comment sections, yahoo, foxnews and so on. (version 126.0 64 bit). Windows 11. Comment section still found using chrome or edge. Star… (read more)

Firefox is blocking website reader comment sections, yahoo, foxnews and so on. (version 126.0 64 bit). Windows 11. Comment section still found using chrome or edge. Started with last Firefox browser upgrade? Have not seen any changes to Firefox "Privacy and Security options" . I use Google or Duck Duck Go as search engines. Thanks

Asked by slion2611 Prieš 6 dienas

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 6 dienas

Cursor hover does not work properly on Firefox

When I hover elements, such as text, links, or buttons, the cursor does not change (as in, from the pointer to a hand when hovering over a link, etc.). Well, actually, i… (read more)

When I hover elements, such as text, links, or buttons, the cursor does not change (as in, from the pointer to a hand when hovering over a link, etc.). Well, actually, it does change, but only for a small fraction of a second before returning to the normal pointer. This makes elements on web pages that have hover events almost impossible to use (such as drop-downs like the "Get Help" one at the top of support.mozilla.org) unless I left-click and hold while hovering over the element. This, of course, requires me to click on the element, which might have other consequences.

Hovering works fine with other browsers. This is on an M2 Mac. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox

Asked by thereallyrealdd Prieš 1 mėnesį

Last reply by zeroknight Prieš 1 mėnesį

Firefox and Fidelity Investments

I am having an issue with Fidelity using Firefox. When I open their "Trade" drop down window, it is not functional. Also, when I click the "Replace" button on the open … (read more)

I am having an issue with Fidelity using Firefox. When I open their "Trade" drop down window, it is not functional. Also, when I click the "Replace" button on the open orders page, I get an Error message saying to try later.

I used Edge for these activities and all worked well. I talked to tech support at Fidelity and he said to contact Firefox.

Has anybody else had issues with Fidelity.com?

Thanks, Kenney G.

Asked by kenneygri Prieš 1 mėnesį

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 1 mėnesį

New PDF Editor

How do I perform very basic editor functions like add/remove/move a page in the new Firefox PDF document editor? I am in the Mainstream Firefox 124.0.1 64-bit. Thank You,… (read more)

How do I perform very basic editor functions like add/remove/move a page in the new Firefox PDF document editor? I am in the Mainstream Firefox 124.0.1 64-bit. Thank You, David

Asked by Drone Prieš 2 mėnesius

Last reply by zeroknight Prieš 2 mėnesius

Convert pdf to word

I want to convert a pdf file that I mistakenly had to generate when I deleted the original file. I want to convert the pdf sheet back to a Word doc so I can edit it. … (read more)

I want to convert a pdf file that I mistakenly had to generate when I deleted the original file. I want to convert the pdf sheet back to a Word doc so I can edit it.

Asked by mchasehq1 Prieš 2 mėnesius

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer Prieš 2 mėnesius

How do I block a specific website?

I am trying to block myself from checking on my old employer's website, and I need to block myself from being able to go to their web page. How do I block a specific web… (read more)

I am trying to block myself from checking on my old employer's website, and I need to block myself from being able to go to their web page. How do I block a specific website? I do not want to access this site, and I find myself checking the site. I sound nuts, I know. But this is for my own good.

Asked by Sean Curran Prieš 4 mėnesius

Last reply by Agent virtuel Prieš 4 mėnesius

setting the default location for Forecastfox

setting the default location for Forecast fox. I seem unable to do this, but I should easily be able to, but despite numerous attempts, I can't figure out how. I've fina… (read more)

setting the default location for Forecast fox.

I seem unable to do this, but I should easily be able to, but despite numerous attempts, I can't figure out how. I've finally given up, hence this plea for help.

If you have a solution, please let me know... Thanx in advance.

I'll not divulge my opinions of this FireFox add-on.

Asked by PieLam Prieš 4 mėnesius

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 4 mėnesius

HOW DO YOU EDIT AUTO -FILL

My old email keeps showing up when Firefox is trying to auto fill email. How do I change that in Firefox. Same with addresses, My mailing address is shown in many diff… (read more)

My old email keeps showing up when Firefox is trying to auto fill email. How do I change that in Firefox. Same with addresses, My mailing address is shown in many different ways, all variants of my actual address.

Also, I have some kind of browser hijacker (BING) that keeps directing me to Bing website. I have tried the standard procedures as outlined, bu t still BING often redirects my searches. I am also working with my anti-virus people to try to correct, but thought I would ask you as well. Here's where it took me when I searched for cookies (like you bake in the oven): "https://www.bing.com/search?ptag=ICO-86655dbd68d344bb&form=INCOH1&pc=1AWL&q=cookies"

Thank You, looking forward to continuing with Firefox

Ross Langhans

Asked by Ross29 Prieš 4 mėnesius

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 4 mėnesius

Opening .pdf

Thanks guys for screwing up my day with your latest update. I used to be able to download a .pdf and opening it in my ,pdf reader. I NEED to do this for tax reconciliatio… (read more)

Thanks guys for screwing up my day with your latest update. I used to be able to download a .pdf and opening it in my ,pdf reader. I NEED to do this for tax reconciliation purposes. Now your crappy program has decided to open .pdfs in itself and I cant get a downloaded copy any more. What the hell was the programmer thinking? Yes I have gone to Applications and checked that it is set to my .pdf reader. Please fix this before I get fined by the tax office.

Asked by cemax12001 Prieš 5 mėnesius

Last reply by Ed Card Prieš 1 dieną

Can't pin certain extensions?

So, there's an extension I want to pin, right? It has no menu, meaning that it's grayed out usually. However, the website it's supposed to affect does not get affected. T… (read more)

So, there's an extension I want to pin, right? It has no menu, meaning that it's grayed out usually. However, the website it's supposed to affect does not get affected. That is, unless I were to refresh the site, then quickly move my mouse to the extensions menu, open it, and show the extension.

Asked by Elliot VanWormer Prieš 3 mėnesius

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer Prieš 3 mėnesius