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Chromebook still can't load firefox after flatpack installation, Chromebook, Linux.

Been desperately trying to get Firefox to run on my Acer Chromebook 315 through Linux. The app store version just isn't cutting it. I followed these instructions below as… (read more)

Been desperately trying to get Firefox to run on my Acer Chromebook 315 through Linux. The app store version just isn't cutting it. I followed these instructions below as best as I could installing linux and flatpack. I even ran a power wash and tried again.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos

The icon comes up in my dash, but is gray and endlessly loading. Not sure what else I can do. I'm pretty my system is compatible. Is there another way? Am I missing something?

Thank you,

A

Asked by Stanton 15 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 8 hours ago

Unable to update/Install Firefox 91

I was trying to disable GMX email add-on which seems to be embedded permanently. I have found about every place on my desktop and on Firefox to no avail. Their page kee… (read more)

I was trying to disable GMX email add-on which seems to be embedded permanently. I have found about every place on my desktop and on Firefox to no avail. Their page keeps coming up as the browser window. In the process, I have lost access to my Firefox browser window. I have followed all the instructions given (btw: Microsoft no longer has the "install any" notation shown on your sample App setting screen). Still no browser screen appearing even though the Firefox is on the preference list both on your site and MS app site. All the browswer files seem to be located under Setting: Applications: Firefox. So I have browser search ability right now without reloading Edge or ???. Your thoughts please. Carolyn Tompkins [email removed from public]

Asked by junk4u 10 hours ago

Updating Firefox on a Chromebook

I downloaded Firefox on my Chromebook using the instructions found here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos However, I have not been able to update… (read more)

I downloaded Firefox on my Chromebook using the instructions found here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos However, I have not been able to update it since. It says updates are disabled in Firefox itself, and I have not been able to fine what files I need to update via Terminal to get the most current version. (I have been able to update other files through Terminal). Can someone please point me in the direction of how to update Firefox if installed in the manner described in the link?

Asked by weshamner 20 hours ago

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Dark Theme

Yesterday my firefox updated to version 96.0. It changed to screen to dark theme. I prefer the light theme and need help to change it back. Thanks Email me at [email]@… (read more)

Yesterday my firefox updated to version 96.0. It changed to screen to dark theme. I prefer the light theme and need help to change it back. Thanks

Email me at [email]@Hotmail.com.

Asked by mmathe8 1 week ago

Answered by artur6912 6 days ago

Firefox on ChromeOS won't start after install

Hi, I've tried to install the desktop version of Firefox on my brother's new Chromebook, using the instructions here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-c… (read more)

Hi,

I've tried to install the desktop version of Firefox on my brother's new Chromebook, using the instructions here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/run-firefox-chromeos I enabled Linux, installed Flatpak, and installed Firefox. But when clicking the Firefox button nothing happens, a circle on the program icon just keeps rotating endlessly. When in the terminal, using the command flatpak run org.mozilla.firefox (which I got from https://flathub.org/apps/details/org.mozilla.firefox ) I get the following error message: bwrap: Can't mount proc on /newroot/proc: Operation not permitted error: ldconfig failed, exit status 256

I also followed the guide here: https://techpp.com/2021/12/02/install-firefox-on-chromebook/ which is a slight variation of the same procedure, but the same thing happens (circle on icon, error message in terminal).

Did I do something wrong? Is this an error with Flatpak?

Asked by simengp 1 day ago

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The 96.0 update has forced my background into Dark Mode

Yesterday when I installed the 96.0 update it has forced my background color into a dark grey and ignores the background color setting. I would like to know if there is a… (read more)

Yesterday when I installed the 96.0 update it has forced my background color into a dark grey and ignores the background color setting. I would like to know if there is a setting, add on or update that can return this to normal. The theme I am using has not been updated in 2 years so I am fairly sure the update has caused this.

Asked by flippy12321207 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

Install Firefox without using another browser?

Window 10 desktop. Is it possible to install Firefox on a computer without using another browser? Not a fan of MS IE, Edge, etc., especially on a special purpose contro… (read more)

Window 10 desktop. Is it possible to install Firefox on a computer without using another browser? Not a fan of MS IE, Edge, etc., especially on a special purpose control computer.

Asked by jjr2 2 days ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

Cannot download a zip file from google drive

Dear Devs, Firefox prevents me from zipping a folder and download it within google drive. This is regardless my cookies settings as explained here https://support.mozilla… (read more)

Dear Devs,

Firefox prevents me from zipping a folder and download it within google drive.

This is regardless my cookies settings as explained here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1312393 and regardless enhanced protection settings as explained here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1305970#answer-1353590.

I will now turn to using google chrome.

Asked by marcobacci.07 1 day ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

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Linux Firefox in Chrome OS

When i click on the firefox icon in linux apps on my chromebook, firefox does not start. When I try to re-install from terminal, it says it is already installed. … (read more)

When i click on the firefox icon in linux apps on my chromebook, firefox does not start. When I try to re-install from terminal, it says it is already installed.

Asked by ray.macdougall 3 days ago

Answered by andmagdo 3 days ago

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firefox browser

I have lost all of my old firefox data (bookmarks, shortcuts, etc.) I think I downloaded a newer version of firefox by mistake. I have followed all the Firefox Help infor… (read more)

I have lost all of my old firefox data (bookmarks, shortcuts, etc.) I think I downloaded a newer version of firefox by mistake. I have followed all the Firefox Help information to try and retrieve the data, but nothing works. I have tried each profile listed on the profile management page: not a single profile has my missing data. I created a new profile, that didn't work. I restarted my computer, that didn't work. I am using a Dell desktop computer with Windows 10, or possibly 11. Can you help, please?

thank you, anne

Asked by metrolamarck 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

installing components to play audio or videos

I'm in Amazon.com web site I have tried to play a video that I rented on line, but I get a message that reads (Firefox is installing components needed to play the audio … (read more)

I'm in Amazon.com web site I have tried to play a video that I rented on line, but I get a message that reads (Firefox is installing components needed to play the audio or video on this page) please try again later. which have for the last two days since installing firefox as my net browser. What can I do to improve this or have the components install sooner? any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

                Carlos from Portland, OR

Asked by cruzdc1 3 days ago

Last reply by andmagdo 3 days ago

Firefox Update 96.0.1

Ver. 96.0.1-Last night Firefox updated to ver. 96.0.1. Now all of my profile information is missing. That included bookmarks, history and most importantly, MY SAVED PAS… (read more)

Ver. 96.0.1-Last night Firefox updated to ver. 96.0.1. Now all of my profile information is missing. That included bookmarks, history and most importantly, MY SAVED PASSWORDS AND LOGIN INFORMATION! Is there any way to recover this information and put things right again. I cannot access some of my financial information let alone enter any websites that require a login? HELP!

Asked by mikereillyobx 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago