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Returning to Thunderbird Email, After ATT Forced Me to Leave Thunderbird in 2020

In November of 2020, I was forced by ATT to stop using Thunderbird as my email client, for both incoming & outgoing email. ATT changed its security protocols, and th… (read more)

In November of 2020, I was forced by ATT to stop using Thunderbird as my email client, for both incoming & outgoing email. ATT changed its security protocols, and that required that I begin (at that time) using ATT's (pathetic) email client.

I have used the very clumsy, very limited ATT / YAHOO email client ever since... and, hated every minute of it.

I had previously used Thunderbird for 10-20 years, literally, and I loved the dynamic functionality which Thunderbird offered.

Since then, I have hated my ATT / YAHOO email experience, and I would like to start using Thunderbird again, if that is possible, considering the ATT security protocols.

Can anyone help me ?

Lee Sinoff

professional_resources@att.net Palm Bay, FL

Asked by professional_resources 3 minutes ago

Firefox Screenshot feature not working for specific websites

Greetings... I am using Windows 10 / Firefox v109.0. I use the Screenshot feature virtually every day and find its availability extremely valuable. Unfortunately, I have … (read more)

Greetings...

I am using Windows 10 / Firefox v109.0.

I use the Screenshot feature virtually every day and find its availability extremely valuable. Unfortunately, I have noticed that the Screenshot feature appears not to work when I am on the HomeDepot website. While the "scissors" icon appears at the customary upper right location, when I select it, nothing happens. Multiple clicks on the scissors icon - nothing happens. Regardless of the webpage that I am viewing on the HomeDepot website, I am unable to create a screen capture of the webpage contents.

The above has been the case for some time now, so it's not specifically associated with my current version of Firefox. I have experienced this same problem when visiting the Lowes.com website. However, I have used other e-commerce websites (Staples, Best Buy, Wegmans, etc.) and have been able to use the Screenshot feature without difficulty.

Any idea why the Screenshot feature does not work on select websites, such as I have described above? Please advise. Thank you!

Asked by Ted Benjeski 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 12 minutes ago

tel: links not functioning in FF browser.

This is a very recent issue for me. A couple of days ago "tel:" links stopped functioning. I click on a callable link and nothing happens. I checked default applications,… (read more)

This is a very recent issue for me. A couple of days ago "tel:" links stopped functioning. I click on a callable link and nothing happens. I checked default applications, and tel: isn't even listed there. The first time it happened there was a dialogue box asking me what application to use, but after that nothing opened at all. I build and monitor websites, so I'm constantly checking these links for functionality.

Asked by mike598 1 hour ago

Last reply by cor-el 15 minutes ago

No Sound from Firefox

I have been using Firefox for many years. Suddenly I cannot get any sound from videos in Facebook, YouTube or anywhere. The settings in Privacy --> Permissions --> … (read more)

I have been using Firefox for many years. Suddenly I cannot get any sound from videos in Facebook, YouTube or anywhere. The settings in Privacy --> Permissions --> Autoplay are set to "Allow Audio and Video". There is nothing wrong with the computer as I can play videos and sound files on it with no problem. Sound is no problem on Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge. It is just Firefox that after years of use the sound as stopped working. Can anybody help?

Asked by clive27 5 months ago

Last reply by Richard 23 minutes ago

Accidentally closed session

I had two Firefox windows open in the past hour, and accidentally closed the one I was using, and then closed the other as well to try to tidy the situation without reali… (read more)

I had two Firefox windows open in the past hour, and accidentally closed the one I was using, and then closed the other as well to try to tidy the situation without realizing I could only access the most recent closure. Unfortunately, Firefox will only open the most recent session to be closed, so I can't access the 30+ folders that i need to restore from the first window. I am a non-technical person currently in hospital. Can anyone help?

Asked by kimharrison 8 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 32 minutes ago

Save credit card information

Hi! Is there a reason why the autofill for credit cards is still not available in Europe/Austria? Does somebody know when we finally will be able to enjoy this simple yet… (read more)

Hi!

Is there a reason why the autofill for credit cards is still not available in Europe/Austria? Does somebody know when we finally will be able to enjoy this simple yet important feature?

I tried activating them in about:config but it doesn't work :-/

Asked by vyrnius 52 minutes ago

Last reply by vyrnius 45 minutes ago

Web Site Tabs

When you open a web site, a tab is created. And, obviously, if you have more then one site open, they're all there. But I just noticed that with the fourth tab, they s… (read more)

When you open a web site, a tab is created. And, obviously, if you have more then one site open, they're all there. But I just noticed that with the fourth tab, they stop being visible, and there's arrows on the far left (and right). So if you have five or six pages open and you want to go back to the first tab/web site, you have to hit the arrow on the far left to make that tab visible, and then click on the tab.

So they went from one step/click to two. Why do they do this? If it aint broke, don't fix it!

I don't want it like this. I want all the tabs there, without any arrows. Just like it always was. How do I get it back to what it was?

Asked by Steve09 1 month ago

Last reply by Richard Silverstein 56 minutes ago

It takes several minutes for browser to load

Firefox updated today. Right after, I noticed that my Group Speed Dial took several minutes to load everytime I launched the browser or opened a new tab. After several mi… (read more)

Firefox updated today. Right after, I noticed that my Group Speed Dial took several minutes to load everytime I launched the browser or opened a new tab. After several minutes the browser would load and the tabs were fine. While the browser was loading I also couldn't open the Tools menu and click on anything. Nothing would come up. I've already cleared out my cache, etc. but it hasn't helped. Can you help?

Asked by joyce.greer2 1 hour ago

Using the native Mac spell checker in Firefox

Apple's built in spell checker on the Mac is unparalleled. Not only does it integrate with the native dictionary, it also automatically detects and switches languages as… (read more)

Apple's built in spell checker on the Mac is unparalleled. Not only does it integrate with the native dictionary, it also automatically detects and switches languages as you type. Right-clicking on an unfamiliar word brings up the "look up" option which fins the word in the dictionary. It's furthermore smart enough to detect misspelled words which are correct words in another language. I don't know how apple achieved this, it's remarkable.

Anyway, Firefox displaces this functionality on the mac with their own dictionary, which although good, is not as good as the native spell checking and dictionary.

Is there a way to enable the native dictionary for Firefox on the Mac?

Asked by fchickencs 1 hour ago

Firefox hangs up

Firefox now sometimes seems to hang on some favourite sites: Task Manager reveals up to 24 tabs/windows open (the number in parentheses after the app name) and Disk C is … (read more)

Firefox now sometimes seems to hang on some favourite sites: Task Manager reveals up to 24 tabs/windows open (the number in parentheses after the app name) and Disk C is 100% active. It can stay this way for ten minutes with no change on the monitor and mouse clicks do nothing. If you kill Firefox via Task Manager and try to restart, you can get a splash screen that it's still running and do I want to close it. Sure enough, there's seven line items for Firefox in Task Manager. I use Trend Micro as anti-virus software but I can't figure out what the problem is. Any ides? (I've updated my version of Firefox repeatedly. 'Richard Corbet

Asked by rcorbet 1 hour ago

Firefox Mac New Window Animation

Is there a way for the new window animation in Firefox for Mac to be disabled? Safari does not do this, but firefox has a... ~100ms animation for new windows that's extre… (read more)

Is there a way for the new window animation in Firefox for Mac to be disabled?

Safari does not do this, but firefox has a... ~100ms animation for new windows that's extremely frustrating for those of us who do not use tabs (Apple's Exposé/Mission Control obsoletes them).

I haven't found a configuration in about:config, although I've been able to disable a few others.

Asked by fchickencs 1 month ago

Last reply by fchickencs 1 hour ago

Configure navigation bar empty (without search box)

Hello, I need your help: how can I set navigation bar without any item (hide all items of this bar)? I need that this bar appears but empty. The reason is that I want to … (read more)

Hello,

I need your help: how can I set navigation bar without any item (hide all items of this bar)? I need that this bar appears but empty. The reason is that I want to restrict options in Firefox (for all users) but let it be allowed open windows pop-up.

I got remove the menu button that is to the right of the whole (hamburger type), the forward and backward buttons that are to the left of the whole (which are the arrows to the right and to the left), the detention (which is the cross), etc. I did this with commands in userChrome.css file

But what I can't hide is the item where the url's are placed (search box). I just need to hide the search box. I wrote " #nav-bar { visibility: collapse !important ; } " in userChrome.css , and then all navigation bar is hidden but don't get windows of pop-up that I need them to appear.

The version of Firefox that I have is 108.0.1 (64 bits).

Could you help me, please? It's a little urgent. Thanks!!

Asked by sergio_orishass 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 hour ago

session store recovery.jsonlz4 does not update frequently

I wondered several times why firefox recovers old tabs when it chrashed. now i see that in my profile folder/sessionstore-backups the file recovery.jsonlz4 is some days o… (read more)

I wondered several times why firefox recovers old tabs when it chrashed. now i see that in my profile folder/sessionstore-backups the file recovery.jsonlz4 is some days old (while i was using firefox in the meantime very often) and does not update frequently as requested by about:config browser.sessionstore.interval = 15000 (15s). - this folder or the files are not locked. i can delete/rename them, they are not re-created - there is no file sessionstore.* in the main folder of firefox profile while running firefox - i am using 102.4.0esr (32-Bit) on a company PC (could there be any restrictions?) - the file previous.jsonlz4 seems to be created correctly when firefox is closed normal (which is not my usecase, i want to restore up to date tabs after crashes) - i am not using a private window

do you have any idea?

Asked by mais285 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 hour ago

firefox does not load a specific website

Hi Received following error when trying to load openai.com. "The page isn’t redirecting properly An error occurred during a connection to openai.com. This problem can … (read more)

Hi

Received following error when trying to load openai.com.

"The page isn’t redirecting properly

An error occurred during a connection to openai.com.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies."

This web page loads fine when connecting directly to server (using ctrl+shift+r).

Already cleared web cache, individual cookies for the web site, history-but error remains!

Thanks Ravi

Asked by rraj 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 hour ago

My device does not bookmark a website.

Hi experts, I'm a newbie here, and I believe this is the right place to ask my question. I've been using Samsung products for the past two years without incident, but rec… (read more)

Hi experts, I'm a newbie here, and I believe this is the right place to ask my question. I've been using Samsung products for the past two years without incident, but recently I've noticed that my device is not bookmarking my points. I'm a student of chartered accounting, and I'd like to read the article from What's Not Legal that explains the difference between ACCA and CA. Please let me know how I can do this. Thanks in advance.

Asked by hawardkathie314 2 hours ago

Microphone Broken in latest update (109.0)

I recently updated my system (OpenSuse15.4) which included a Firefox update to version 109.0. I regularly use my mic for google voice, however even though I can select my… (read more)

I recently updated my system (OpenSuse15.4) which included a Firefox update to version 109.0.

I regularly use my mic for google voice, however even though I can select my microphone in Google voice, It never shows any input.

I tested my mic in other apps and it works fine. When I pull up my systems pulse audio volume control (pavucontrol), it does not show firefox in the recording tab like it used to when using Google Voice.

To test to see if it was a Google Voice error, I also tried testing my mic at https://mictests.com/, and zoom.com, but after selecting my desired input device, mictests.com was also unable to record anything, and again, pavucontrol did not show anything being recorded.

I have attached an image of pavucontrol that shows audacity recording audio. Normally, I would also see Firefox in this window when using the mic.

Asked by gnac 5 days ago

Last reply by gnac 2 hours ago

Slow loading when signing in through google, and other functions

When I try to use the sign in through google function (such as the popup created by soundcloud or third party clients, like the Riot Games launcher), as well as just sign… (read more)

When I try to use the sign in through google function (such as the popup created by soundcloud or third party clients, like the Riot Games launcher), as well as just signing into google normally, the page prompting me for my email loads fine. However, when I provide my email, regardless of account, loading the prompt for my password takes a very long time, ~1-2 minutes. The page just spins infinitely, doesn't show any considerable usage in firefox's task manager, and doesn't give any errors in the process. The problem doesn't happen in another web browser, such as chrome. What's strange is that, AFAIK, the only two processes affected are the google login, and amazon checkout. I can hit the checkout button on amazon, but the page will simply load eternally. If I look at amazon through other means, such as my phone, I can see that the order I just checked out HAS been created and paid for, but firefox is caught on something and never loads the order complete page. Other logins and loading processes are not affected. Some (I have been trying to fix this for days and cannot remember all) of the troubleshooting steps I've taken are- -Manually removing all extensions -Disabling Window's Defender's browser protection -Running Firefox in safe mode -Completely refreshing firefox, wiping all settings, cookies, cache, and logins -Disabling tracking protection (although the indicator shield shows no activity on google's sites) -Double checking the cross-site cookie protocol (I've had the automatic five-exception set up, and have never been prompted about it before -Given the nature of the sites with issues (google, youtube, and amazon) I even checked for evidence of the Trojan mentioned here to no avail: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/websites-show-spinning-wheel-never-finish-load

Asked by rileyflack123 3 hours ago