Firefox Updates

My personal computer in 'About Firefox" now shows the message 'Updates disabled by your systems administrator'. It's my machine; I'm the administrator but it won't allow … (read more)

My personal computer in 'About Firefox" now shows the message 'Updates disabled by your systems administrator'. It's my machine; I'm the administrator but it won't allow me to update Firefox. Current Version 92.01 running on Windows 7 (64-bit)

Asked by t.zuchowski 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 minutes ago

Bing Shopping links do not work with Firefox - but they do work in other browsers

Bing Shopping links do not work with Firefox - but they do work in other browsers... I do the search for [any given item]. It renders a mostly complete results page. Cli… (read more)

Bing Shopping links do not work with Firefox - but they do work in other browsers...

I do the search for [any given item]. It renders a mostly complete results page. Clicking on any of the product link[s] to the sellers' website renders a ~javascript void~ sort of error message in an otherwise blank new tab. Replicated this with several different items over the last week. Google searches and Bing searches result in non-responsive, irrelevant, and chronologically obsolete hits.

Bear in mind, the raw page, Bing Shopping <https://www.bing.com/shop> functions perfectly well in Opera... I have not tried it in either IE or Edge and I avoid Chrome like a recent worldwide pandemic.

I have not tampered with any of Firefox's settings.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by kaoz_indehouse 5 hours ago

Last reply by kaoz_indehouse 12 minutes ago

can't figure out how to get actual bookmarks from an old /home folder that I've archived from a previous version of Ubuntu.

I created a tar.gz back-up of my /home folder prior to doing a fresh install of UbuntuStudio 18.04. (The previous version was Ubuntu Studio 16.04, and it wouldn't let me … (read more)

I created a tar.gz back-up of my /home folder prior to doing a fresh install of UbuntuStudio 18.04. (The previous version was Ubuntu Studio 16.04, and it wouldn't let me upgrade, so I had to do a whole new installation.) I never "exported bookmarks" because I never realized I could do that! However, I was sure there must have been bookmarks already kept somewhere in my /home folder. However, now I can't figure out how to get at them. Although I can extract all kinds of files dealing with Firefox, I can not figure out how to access or generate Firefox bookmarks from all those files that exists. I'll try to attach a photo of my terminal output for what I can extract from the old /home that had "firefoxbookmarks" in it's name. Can anyone please help me.

But in case it doesn't upload here is my terminal output: usr/share/unity-scopes/firefoxbookmarks/ usr/share/unity-scopes/firefoxbookmarks/__init__.py usr/share/unity-scopes/firefoxbookmarks/unity_firefoxbookmarks_daemon.py usr/share/dbus-1/services/unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks.service usr/share/doc/unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks/ usr/share/doc/unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks/copyright usr/share/doc/unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks/changelog.Debian.gz usr/share/unity/scopes/web/firefoxbookmarks.scope usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/unity_scope_firefoxbookmarks-0.1.egg-info var/lib/dpkg/info/unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks.md5sums var/lib/dpkg/info/unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks.list usr/share/unity-scopes/firefoxbookmarks/ usr/share/unity-scopes/firefoxbookmarks/__init__.py usr/share/unity-scopes/firefoxbookmarks/unity_firefoxbookmarks_daemon.py usr/share/dbus-1/services/unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks.service usr/share/doc/unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks/ usr/share/doc/unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks/copyright usr/share/doc/unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks/changelog.Debian.gz usr/share/unity/scopes/web/firefoxbookmarks.scope usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/unity_scope_firefoxbookmarks-0.1.egg-info var/lib/dpkg/info/unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks.md5sums var/lib/dpkg/info/unity-scope-firefoxbookmarks.list

Asked by mimcamp 4 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 20 minutes ago

reverse direction of movement with middle mouse wheel click and drag

hello. currently, i click and hold the mouse wheel (aka middle button) and move the mouse towards me and the page moves downward. likewise, moving the mouse to my right … (read more)

hello. currently, i click and hold the mouse wheel (aka middle button) and move the mouse towards me and the page moves downward. likewise, moving the mouse to my right moves the page right.

also this happens when using firefox's built in pdf viewer.

is there a way to reverse these directions?

my goal would be to have similar action/movement when using the hand tool in acrobat or photoshop.

thanks

Asked by s.grue.9 48 minutes ago

Change icon images

Hi, my desktop are mostly the same Firefox images and it's hard to find the one i want. I right click the icon and in properties i found a few images i could use. Is ther… (read more)

Hi, my desktop are mostly the same Firefox images and it's hard to find the one i want. I right click the icon and in properties i found a few images i could use. Is there a simple way to change some of them. I looked online and you have to down loads something, it didn't look easy. I hope I don't have to leave Firefox just to change my icons. Steve

Asked by stardizz6 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Error code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_SELF_SIGNED_CERT

Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.nextechclassifieds.com because this website requires a … (read more)

Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.nextechclassifieds.com because this website requires a secure connection. www.nextechclassifieds.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. www.nextechclassifieds.com uses an invalid security certificate.

The certificate is not trusted because it is self-signed.
Error code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_SELF_SIGNED_CERT

This is a trusted website, been using it for years without issue. Used it a few hours ago to check my account. Only problem is on my pc, all other devices including people I've asked, do not have this issue. Seems to be a problem with the firefox browser only.

Asked by TundraWolf42 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Print Bug

Print has been broken since the display interface changed recently. I have used FF to print placards composed using html, generally contained in tables. This almost alwa… (read more)

Print has been broken since the display interface changed recently.

I have used FF to print placards composed using html, generally contained in tables. This almost always requires "scaling" the page to fit the available space for the printed result.

With the new interface, when I change the scale from 100% (in this case to 120%) blocks of text disappear both on the preview screen and in the resulting printout.

When I do the same with the same html file using Chrome, the page and the resulting printout scale correctly.

Would like to be able to continue to do this using FF. Hope you can address this.

I assume that you know that the FF "submit feedback" is not usable... there is no way to login other than social media, and no apparent way to "submit feedback" by mere mortals.

Beverly Howard Bev@BevHoward.com

Asked by BevHoward 2 hours ago

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No Web Page Loads When Firefox Is Open

Hi. I Have a Dell Latitude E6430ATG and I am running Windows 10 and I loaded a 2016 version of MS Office and suddenly Firefox shows no pages -- everything is white except… (read more)

Hi. I Have a Dell Latitude E6430ATG and I am running Windows 10 and I loaded a 2016 version of MS Office and suddenly Firefox shows no pages -- everything is white except for the address bar and, when I try to open any web pages, tabs at the top of the page. Any web page (as supposedly indicated in the address bar) is completely blank -- just white space. The "Open Application Menu" button is there and I get the drop down menu, but the only things I can access are Bookmarks, History, More Tools and Help. Cannot access Passwords or Add-ons and themes. I did a Malwarebytes search and found no problems. I uninstalled everything (Firefox and Mozilla Maintenance Service), deleted both files/folders, and, using MS Edge (which does load all web pages), downloaded a new Firefox Installer and, supposedly, Firefox went through the installation process and said it was installed. I clicked on the con on my desktop and Firefox open with same result -- address bar and (once I type in or select a suggested web address) tabs at top, but no web pages load and Open Application Menu only gives me access to Bookmarks, History, More Tools and Help. I am stumped. Is there anything in Windows I need to disable/enable to get my example of Firefox to work? If you need more info to suggest solutions, just ask. I am no tech wizard, so please be patient. Thanks.

Asked by silberfile1 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

text looks weird, even after uninstall, delete %APPDATA%, cookies, and data

Every website and tab has weird looking, unintelligible text. I did a complete uninstall, deleted the Firefox folder under %APPDATA%, reinstalled Firefox, deleted progra… (read more)

Every website and tab has weird looking, unintelligible text. I did a complete uninstall, deleted the Firefox folder under %APPDATA%, reinstalled Firefox, deleted program data, cache, cookies. See two attached screen-shots, one of the settings page, and one of Yahoo.com page. Thank you.

Asked by arigoldberg1 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 hours ago

Trying to open Firefox results in a blank window quickly opening and reclosing.

I just installed the Firefox browser using the installer on the official website. When I attempt to open Firefox, even as administrator, the window either quickly opens a… (read more)

I just installed the Firefox browser using the installer on the official website. When I attempt to open Firefox, even as administrator, the window either quickly opens and closes or doesn't open at all. I have no clue what is happening.

Asked by grayhoang 1 day ago

Last reply by grayhoang 4 hours ago

account login

I cannot log in to my Firefox account, even after resetting my password. The attached screenshot shows the dialog box that refuses my password and continually pops up. I … (read more)

I cannot log in to my Firefox account, even after resetting my password. The attached screenshot shows the dialog box that refuses my password and continually pops up. I can log into this support page from the browser.

Asked by Liz 9 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

Slow Printing in Firefox!

Preview is opened as default when printing. I prefer to use the system printing. How can I discard Preview? The printing task now takes more than a minute to access the p… (read more)

Preview is opened as default when printing. I prefer to use the system printing. How can I discard Preview? The printing task now takes more than a minute to access the printer. It all started since Preview was introduced as default! Meanwhile Firefox i locked and I can't do anything in Firefox.

Asked by Carl-Erik.Lundgren 4 months ago

Last reply by Carl-Erik.Lundgren 4 hours ago

Lost all my tabs after last update

Recently after the last update I lost all the tabs and also the possibility to recover them through "restore recently closed windows", as it wasn't clickable anymore all … (read more)

Recently after the last update I lost all the tabs and also the possibility to recover them through "restore recently closed windows", as it wasn't clickable anymore all of a sudden. Moving files in the firefox profile folder isn't making any difference, perhaps I'm not doing it correctly. Anyway I only have files from the day in which I lost everything, so nothing from days earlier as it seems. Please help, the tabs vanished all by themselves, I didn't have a role in it, though I absolutely need to get them back

Asked by gabriele.frosi 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

Firefox no longer works with any financial institution

Firefox no longer works with any financial institution with which I deal. It is clear it no longer meets their security requirements. I've had to switch to Edge for finan… (read more)

Firefox no longer works with any financial institution with which I deal. It is clear it no longer meets their security requirements. I've had to switch to Edge for financial stuff.

Asked by dr_sex 7 hours ago

Last reply by dr_sex 5 hours ago

How do you identify the process id of a specific tab

Hi, I have scoured the web and can't seem to find a solution to this. Either firefox doesn't support this feature or I haven't looked enough. How can you identify the p… (read more)

Hi,

I have scoured the web and can't seem to find a solution to this. Either firefox doesn't support this feature or I haven't looked enough.

How can you identify the pid of a tab in firefox? There isn't a tab in the task manager that shows this, like with chrome, opera, and edge.

I'd appreciate any help.

Thanks

Asked by dpma123 5 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago