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Firefox unbranded builds

Dear community, As I use a few self-made unsigned add-ons, for several years now I have been using the Firefox unbranded builds on Linux with great joy. In the past thes… (read more)

Dear community,

As I use a few self-made unsigned add-ons, for several years now I have been using the Firefox unbranded builds on Linux with great joy. In the past these became available for download shortly after a regular Firefox was released. Lately though things have changed. The current latest release for unbranded is stalling at version 107. So it's getting further and further away from the official Firefox, which is at 109 at the time of writing.

Obviously I'm concerned my unbranded Firefox is not getting the same security updates any longer. I do realize there's alternatives for supporting unsigned add-ons. Running a Firefox nightly or developer-edition is something I'd want to avoid, so for me these aren't real alternatives. I've also tried tracking unbranded info on bugzilla.mozilla.org, but couldn't find anything relating to this 'lag'.

Where can I find more info on this topic? Are these unbranded builds being discontinuated?

Thanks for reading, keep well!

Asked by glitsj16 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 53 minutes ago

I get a message that I miss a profile, when I start Firefox (or Thunderbird) Even after a complete clean installation

I am re-installing Windows10 Pro for a clean install. I made a backup of my profiles of Firefox and Thunderbird, both in AppData Local and Roaming. After reinstallation o… (read more)

I am re-installing Windows10 Pro for a clean install. I made a backup of my profiles of Firefox and Thunderbird, both in AppData Local and Roaming. After reinstallation of Firefox and Thunderbird, I deleted the new profiles and recovered the old ones. Now I get a message that I'm missing a profile. I still get it after deleting the apps and doing a clean install. What can I do?

Asked by Rob van Dijk 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Checking System requirement for Firefox download

Hello. I would like to use Firefox on my Mac, but my processor is a 2.7 GHZ Quad-core Intel i5 and I would want to download the Vidiq extension. I have checked the othe… (read more)

Hello. I would like to use Firefox on my Mac, but my processor is a 2.7 GHZ Quad-core Intel i5 and I would want to download the Vidiq extension. I have checked the other system requirements and they are fine.

Will Firefox work with this processor? Would the Vidiq extension work ok?

Regards

Andy Reed ( UK )

Asked by arreed5 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

cannot install firefox

cannot install firefox missing vc runtime 140_1.dll "the code execution cannot proceed because vc runtime 140_1.dll was not found. reinstalling the program may fix this … (read more)

cannot install firefox missing vc runtime 140_1.dll

"the code execution cannot proceed because vc runtime 140_1.dll was not found. reinstalling the program may fix this program"

what is this program and where do i find it?

thank you for your assistance.

Asked by ftakara 2 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 days ago

Kill update request ... get an update when I WANT IT (im on a mobile data plan)

OK, I am very angry .... FF asks me to update, when i launch the browser, and it continues doing so when browsing. I HATE THIS BEHAVIOUR and I know how to use a compute… (read more)

OK, I am very angry ....

FF asks me to update, when i launch the browser, and it continues doing so when browsing. I HATE THIS BEHAVIOUR and I know how to use a computer.

     I do not need to be mollycoddled by some 2bit computer company that has no idea what Professional computer users need. 
         Bare in mind I am in the mood to migrate away from FF completely without a tick button answer. 
         I am also in the mood to take drastic action if this is not resolved. IT SHOULD BE IN THE SOFTWARE IF I SELECT IT.

I want to use FF without an automatic update, which the software DOES NOT ALLOW (removed threat as per [rules and guidelines here).

I am running FF 107.01 (i don't care if its out of date).

Previous .json answer did not work. neither did going into settings.

only a complete ban on updates will suffice. (i will update myself as i feel like it.) I will not tolerate another answer.

FIX IT NOW!!!!

Asked by tweakerofnipples 3 days ago

Last reply by James 3 days ago

Sorry! 0 results found for ‘I download & Install my LibreOffice 7.5 on FireFox then Microsoft steals it from you and puts my LibreOffice 7.5 on Bing on the Microsoft desktop. Can you do anything about this????!!’ for ‘Firefox’

bold text Sorry! 0 results found for ‘I download & Install my LibreOffice 7.5 on FireFox then Microsoft steals it from you and puts my LibreOffice 7.5 on Bing on the … (read more)

bold text Sorry! 0 results found for ‘I download & Install my LibreOffice 7.5 on FireFox then Microsoft steals it from you and puts my LibreOffice 7.5 on Bing on the Microsoft desktop. Can you do anything about this????!!’ for ‘Firefox’

Asked by jsmith25631 4 days ago

Last reply by Paul 3 days ago

Can't download messages

I have been trying to download emails to Firefox / Thunderbird but for days I keep getting this message: "The account hliss@localnet.com is being processed. Please wait … (read more)

I have been trying to download emails to Firefox / Thunderbird but for days I keep getting this message:

"The account hliss@localnet.com is being processed. Please wait until processing is complete to get messages."

What should I do?

Asked by hbliss1729 4 weeks ago

Last reply by Dropa 4 weeks ago

Trouble installing didgital certificate

Hi, I need to install a digital certificate. The instructions I have are... Tools>options>advanced>encryption>view certificates>import but I can't find … (read more)

Hi, I need to install a digital certificate. The instructions I have are... Tools>options>advanced>encryption>view certificates>import but I can't find anything past "tools" Thanks, Katrina

Asked by katrina-webb 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

How to prevent installation of Firefox private browsing icon in startup menu? Windows 10 Firefox 107

Hello, We don't want private browsing icon in the start menu. How can we prevent installation of Firefox private browsing icon in startup menu? That icon is linked thr… (read more)

Hello, We don't want private browsing icon in the start menu. How can we prevent installation of Firefox private browsing icon in startup menu? That icon is linked through another shortcut in the C:/Users/.../AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/Start menu/ Programs/ to the private_browsing.exe

Thanks, Dmitri

Windows 10 Firefox 107 & Firefox107.1

Asked by astgat 2 months ago

Last reply by SoberAsABird 5 days ago

Does Firefox need to download every PDF that is viewed on internet?

We have our downloads set to a network location, and ask to save in location. We have needed to apply the fix I found in a forum by going to about:config, browser.downloa… (read more)

We have our downloads set to a network location, and ask to save in location. We have needed to apply the fix I found in a forum by going to about:config, browser.download.improvements_to_download_panel and change value from true to false.

However, when even going to a PDF on the internet, it is automatically saving to the network location. Can this be changed?

Thank you! Nicole

Asked by nicole43 5 days ago

Last reply by James 5 days ago

WaterFox Help

I want to install an older version of WaterFox. (I have my reasons for doing so). I can download and install an older version, but investigating the version after the ins… (read more)

I want to install an older version of WaterFox. (I have my reasons for doing so). I can download and install an older version, but investigating the version after the install on Windows 7 reveals that it is NOT the version I downloaded. But is instead the newest version available. I have tried several uninstallers and deleted profiles and strings in the registry but nothing seems to help installing an older version. Can anyone offer some advice?

Asked by kkdj 6 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 6 days ago

Need help reverting to Firefox 108. I can install it no problem, but don't understand how to get all my settings back that 109 removed.

Firefox 109 is horrible and I am trying to revert to 108. I have the "Old Firefox Data" file, but have no idea how to get ALL that info back into 108. I am so very upse… (read more)

Firefox 109 is horrible and I am trying to revert to 108. I have the "Old Firefox Data" file, but have no idea how to get ALL that info back into 108. I am so very upset and frustrated right now! So much wasted time. I cannot believe Mozilla did this to us with no warning!!!!!!!! I have seen some articles on how to get the info back, but I don't really understand them. I am relatively computer-savvy, but I definitely do not understand how all this works. Some "Firefox for Dummies" at this point would be greatly appreciated. I am on a PC using Windows 10 professional 64-bit with automatic updates so it's current.

Asked by ElegalEyes 1 week ago

Last reply by tlist809 6 days ago

Firefox icon dissapears from taskbar every time the app is updated

Pretty much the title. On the first launch after update, the firefox logo on my taskbar turns into a blank page icon (with the top right corner folded down) and then afte… (read more)

Pretty much the title. On the first launch after update, the firefox logo on my taskbar turns into a blank page icon (with the top right corner folded down) and then after I close the program there is no icon for it on my taskbar.

It only takes a few seconds to add it back to the taskbar, but it's been happening for a few months now, and with these frequent updates it's gotten pretty frustrating.

Asked by heegagugerk 1 week ago

Last reply by 2MuchC0f33 6 days ago

robo Form Extension needs to be added to my firefox brower so Roboforms will work

I opened an account with roboforms yesterday to store my passwords. They say the extension I first installed is not working, tried to uninstall & reinstall but no lon… (read more)

I opened an account with roboforms yesterday to store my passwords. They say the extension I first installed is not working, tried to uninstall & reinstall but no longer have the link to do that.

thank you, I am new to all of this & find it a nightmare to deal with.

nancy

Asked by nancy3116 3 months ago

Last reply by Jim McCain 1 week ago

Backup

Hi. Today I reinstalled the system on my computer. I redownloaded Mozilla and wanted to log in to restore my bookmarks. I forgot my password. I used the button that I … (read more)

Hi. Today I reinstalled the system on my computer. I redownloaded Mozilla and wanted to log in to restore my bookmarks. I forgot my password. I used the button that I forgot my password. I used my email and activation link for a new password. After logging back into Mozilla, my bookmarks are gone. Nothing like creating a new account. It is very important for me to recover my data.

Robert Jablonski mail:[email address]

Asked by robert_jablonski 1 week ago

Last reply by Terry 1 week ago

Random closing of Yahoo site after downloading any file

Recently Firefox is randomly closing automatically after downloading a file from Yahoo business mail. This happens only with Yahoo business mail and not with other websit… (read more)

Recently Firefox is randomly closing automatically after downloading a file from Yahoo business mail. This happens only with Yahoo business mail and not with other websites. So, when downloading a file from other websites (gmail, etc.) everything is O.K. This happened recently when Yahoo updated its software. Also, happens only with Firefox

Asked by cs_surveyor 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago