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FF Auto-updates

As I understand it, FF will soon start updating regardless of my settings. I have my update set to "Never", but it sounds as if I will no longer have say in all of this … (read more)

As I understand it, FF will soon start updating regardless of my settings. I have my update set to "Never", but it sounds as if I will no longer have say in all of this mess.

The most important feature for me is the old Tab Groups V. 2.1.4. It by far the biggest time-saver I have. Without this, I would have a heck of a time manually bringing up various tabs all the time and it would entirely foul up my schedule.

How do I keep TB from automatically updating?

Anyone know a replacement for the Tab Groups that could just take my existing tabs (over 100) and use them w/o doing it manually?

Thanks!

Asked by Wolfgang 4 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 18 minutes ago

firefox "screenshot" command line option

in previous versions of firefox, I was able to create screenshots with the following command line options: /firefox.exe" -P headless --purgecaches --screenshot raw_weathe… (read more)

in previous versions of firefox, I was able to create screenshots with the following command line options:

/firefox.exe" -P headless --purgecaches --screenshot raw_weather.png --window-size=1920,1080 -browser "https://www.google.com/search?&q=weather+in+Washington+DC"

however, with the latest version 92.0.1, the "--screenshot" option no longer works. what has changed? what am I doing wrong?

Asked by nealelliott1 16 hours ago

Last reply by nealelliott1 35 minutes ago

Copy and paste into new tab search bar always "looses" the first word

If I copy and paste any two words or more into the search bar on the new tab it goes to google.co.uk as that is set but only searches for the phrase minus the first word.… (read more)

If I copy and paste any two words or more into the search bar on the new tab it goes to google.co.uk as that is set but only searches for the phrase minus the first word. If I paste it into the address bar everything is ok. If I do the same with a one word term the search bar does nothing having "lost" that word and the address bar works fine.

Asked by verminhater 4 weeks ago

Last reply by eduardp 46 minutes ago

language

again after an update the language settings are not working. I change to Dutch(Nederlands belgie) and i got a mix of english and dutch. It's not the first time after an u… (read more)

again after an update the language settings are not working. I change to Dutch(Nederlands belgie) and i got a mix of english and dutch. It's not the first time after an uopdat that this problem occures.

Asked by pagre2213 46 minutes ago

Firefox uploaded 250MB to a random fastly server without any knowledge from the user.

I have just caught Firefox uploading 250MB to a random Fastly server for no reason. I wasn't uploading anything i was just watching some YouTube videos. Should i be alarm… (read more)

I have just caught Firefox uploading 250MB to a random Fastly server for no reason. I wasn't uploading anything i was just watching some YouTube videos. Should i be alarmed? Should i worry about this? Is it normal or do i need to check my PC for malware (MalwareBytes didn't find anything) Any help would be appreciated. Im using Glasswire to check data usage.

Asked by kimos20139 2 hours ago

PDF preview in Outlook Web App

When previewing a PDF attachment in Outlook Web App, the preview screen shows the message 'something went wrong while the document preview was being created' and no previ… (read more)

When previewing a PDF attachment in Outlook Web App, the preview screen shows the message 'something went wrong while the document preview was being created' and no preview shows.

  • the exact same account and email shows fine in both Edge and Chrome
  • the preview looks fine for Word and Excel files
  • the problem persists in private mode
  • the problem persists after clearing cache and cookies
  • changing Firefox 'actions for applications' settings for PDF makes no difference
  • the problem has been tested and confirmed on two computers using different connections in different locations.

Firefox version 92.01 64-bit

Asked by john655 3 hours ago

Mozilla, a company whose literal goal is to keep the internet free for public use, ironically makes it virtually impossible to contact them

There is literally not a more appropriate place to post this in a 2 hour online search quest to find such a place. So, to sum it up, Mozilla does not include a, "Contact"… (read more)

There is literally not a more appropriate place to post this in a 2 hour online search quest to find such a place. So, to sum it up, Mozilla does not include a, "Contact" link on most of their public facing pages. Only a select few have them. Mozilla offers absolutely no way to provide feedback from what I couldn't find. Any page with the feedback box "Did this help" thumbs up and thumbs down literally results in nothing except the box disappearing when I click thumbs down. Mozilla's emails to their email list recipients have no second form of contact information on them beyond a mysterious unnamed physical address (which is illegal btw and lololol, I am disgusted about this for a company that is supposedly all about legal transparency online). Then, Mozilla's "Contact page" (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/contact/) contains a completely broken map that shows literally nothing but appears to be intended to show geographical regions to contact. They link to a Facebook page without a contact option. There is an extremely limited support menu that looks like it was developed by a teenage web developer and which offers NO link to a Mozilla foundation support option. The dinky little "Get Help" link at the very bottom is the only thing that could even remotely be related to getting general Mozilla foundation help/offering feedback. Clicking on that routes to the help forum homepage which has zero options for Mozilla Foundation or Mozilla pages reporting broken features and etc. The Mozilla Github seems to only be tailored towards the various Mozilla coding projects but seems to be completely absent of actual Mozilla applications such as Firefox. Doing an extremely thorough Google search for the email address of Mozilla or any of its public facing representatives resulted me with absolutely zero results. Mozilla doesn't even openly provide a mailing address to the public on its website from what I could find (this is scary to think about in a scenario where I would need to mail legal documents to Mozilla). Mozilla has no publicly listed phone number anywhere on Google. I could not even find any leaked email addresses to anyone whatsoever within the Mozilla foundation, almost as if they actively scrub them from search results. This seeming lack of connection with Mozilla's actual users is quite concerning to me. Lol, if I were writing one of Mozilla's privacy review articles on Mozilla themselves, I would give a warning sign due to a designed communication-killing wall between them and their end users.

Please reroute this concern to the correct area. I know it is not posted in the right place but Mozilla literally left me with no option on a more appropriate place to leave it.

Asked by nicholas18 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

There is no way to report outdated Mozilla online articles

Today I read an extremely outdated article posted by Mozilla and I wanted to report that but Mozilla makes it damn near impossible to reach them. I found that the Firefox… (read more)

Today I read an extremely outdated article posted by Mozilla and I wanted to report that but Mozilla makes it damn near impossible to reach them. I found that the Firefox help forum was sadly the closest thing.

Asked by nicholas18 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 hours ago

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Firefox ESR old version vs new version

Please I would like to know Firefox ESR old version is for large organizations like universities and businesses? Please I would like to know Firefox ESR new version is fo… (read more)

Please I would like to know Firefox ESR old version is for large organizations like universities and businesses? Please I would like to know Firefox ESR new version is for small businesses?

Asked by f23948 7 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 4 hours ago

Unable to log in to Hobbyking.com

I have used Hobbyking for many years. With the most recent update, I am no longer able to log in. I have disabled NoScript and it made no different. When I try to log … (read more)

I have used Hobbyking for many years. With the most recent update, I am no longer able to log in. I have disabled NoScript and it made no different. When I try to log in, the page just flashes and will not proceed after I press the log in button. I'm running 92.0.1 (64-bit).

Note, login works fine on Chrome, but I refuse to use Chrome for anything.

Asked by lee58 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 hours ago

New Tabs Opening

Hello, For a couple of months there has been a change in Firefox that I haven't had time to address. When I do a search, and click on a link, it opens in a new tab, ins… (read more)

Hello,

For a couple of months there has been a change in Firefox that I haven't had time to address.

When I do a search, and click on a link, it opens in a new tab, instead of the tab the link was in. I don't want multiple tabs open. It uses a lot of resources.

In the screenshot below, I did a search in the first tab, clicked a link, and the 2nd tab opened.

Anyone know what I am missing in the settings to stop this?

Asked by GoldenNeko 7 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

ERROR

Often, when trying to open a website, a secure connection error appears PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR Please let me know how to solve the problem and whether it is on the browser … (read more)

Often, when trying to open a website, a secure connection error appears PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

Please let me know how to solve the problem and whether it is on the browser side or, for example, on the side of the AVAST antivirus program. Greetings, Marek

Asked by nineczka.marek 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Unable to sign in to websites I have visited for years

I am suddenly unable to sign in to websites I have visited for years. Receive the following messages over a multi-day period. USAA.COM - We are unable to complete your re… (read more)

I am suddenly unable to sign in to websites I have visited for years. Receive the following messages over a multi-day period. USAA.COM - We are unable to complete your request. Our system is currently unavailable. Please try again later.

AA.COM - We're working on our site Please start over by returning to the Home Page. AA Home Page Thank you for your patience.

WWW.PENFED.ORG - fail Yet an immediate switch to Edge allows me to log in

Asked by tcooney8 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Redirecting http: to https:

Firefox is redirecting a particular http:// site to https:// Can't figure out how to stop the redirection. It is an unsecured site I am trying to access. Tried various fi… (read more)

Firefox is redirecting a particular http:// site to https:// Can't figure out how to stop the redirection. It is an unsecured site I am trying to access. Tried various fixes from the community to no avail.

The redirection started earlier this month.

Asked by wsquared1 10 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

FireFox 92 slows down / freezes then resumes

Hello, Ever since the last upgrade was installed I have seen that the browser gets slower and slower but even on the first tab opened the performance is terrible. The sym… (read more)

Hello,

Ever since the last upgrade was installed I have seen that the browser gets slower and slower but even on the first tab opened the performance is terrible. The symptoms are that pages load slowly, typing doesn't get displayed in the order typed, using aps like Ancestry in the photo section; using the select a face from a picture is very slow and jerky.

I would gladly give up what 'improvements' 92 provided just to get back to a version that works better.

I have disabled unused features, defragged the HD, and followed what was provided about slow FF and nothing has helped.

As a test I tried another browser on the same site and it was lightening fast. I prefer FF so that is not an option.

Any ideas on what I can do to get FF to operate better????

Thanks on advance for your help!!

Asked by RHB10 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

I do not want to change my opening page - STOP CHANGES.

You changed my 1st page when I opened Foxfire. I want bold page back with my favorite apps in the middle of the page. I don't understand why you have to change it every m… (read more)

You changed my 1st page when I opened Foxfire. I want bold page back with my favorite apps in the middle of the page. I don't understand why you have to change it every month or 2.

Asked by nelson19 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

browser freezes

I've had several instances when the browser would freeze after logging out of my user and/or when the internet cuts out on windows 10 Home 19043.1237. I figured it would… (read more)

I've had several instances when the browser would freeze after logging out of my user and/or when the internet cuts out on windows 10 Home 19043.1237. I figured it would stop after an update of Firefox (i currently have it set to automatic) but it hasn't. Even when I stepped away from the computer and it went to sleep, the browser froze and I had to force quit.

Asked by Aaron Smith 13 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 hours ago