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How do I make new tabs open as my home page, not the old Firefox start up page?

Under Tools > Options > General, my Firefox home page is set to: https://www.google.com/. When I open a new tab, the page opens up to the old Firefox Start/Google … (читать ещё)

Under Tools > Options > General, my Firefox home page is set to: https://www.google.com/. When I open a new tab, the page opens up to the old Firefox Start/Google home page. The address shows: www.google.com/firefox. In the middle of this screen reads, "You're not on the latest version of Firefox. Upgrade today to get the best of the Web!" I have the latest version of Firefox. Why aren't my tabs opening up as my initial home page opens up to: https://www.google.com/? I was looking to add a screenshot of my home page and the tabs home page, but I don't see an option to do that.

Asked by yankeespride 6 лет назад

Last reply by yankeespride 6 лет назад

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how do i change "newtab.url"?

when I click for a new tab in the browser, it loads 'search.conduit.com'. This is in the variable 'newtab.url'. I would like to get rid of search.conduit. I have read … (читать ещё)

when I click for a new tab in the browser, it loads 'search.conduit.com'. This is in the variable 'newtab.url'. I would like to get rid of search.conduit. I have read to existing help material but still don't understand how to change newtab.url.

Asked by hornetmo 6 лет назад

Answered by hornetmo 6 лет назад

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Why doesn't firefox 26.0 doesn't show download window/box!

Why doesn't Firefox 26.0 doesn't show my downloads anymore!!!! In the last version of firefox 25.0.1 still showed the download window when using downloadhelper, now in ve… (читать ещё)

Why doesn't Firefox 26.0 doesn't show my downloads anymore!!!!

In the last version of firefox 25.0.1 still showed the download window when using downloadhelper, now in version 26.0 I no longer see the download box. When I go to about:config my setting are as they were in version 25.0.1 but there is still no download box opening. Will this issue be fixed and or will I need will downgrade to version 25.0.1.????

Asked by lapetite66 6 лет назад

Last reply by Moses 6 лет назад

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Add on icons not showing next to the search bar.

So when I turned on my computer today I opened Firefox, and it updated like it does. Normally, this isn't an issue. When I opened it up today, however, all of my addons w… (читать ещё)

So when I turned on my computer today I opened Firefox, and it updated like it does. Normally, this isn't an issue. When I opened it up today, however, all of my addons were disabled. I re-enabled them, but it didn't quite go back to normal. Normally, I keep the Adblock Plus and YouTube HD addons to the right of my search bar. But for whatever reason, I just can't get them to show like they're supposed to. Now, there's a magnifying glass on the right part of my search bar that wasn't there before, and anything I put to the right of the search bar is hidden and only accessible by clicking on the little arrow button and finding it in a context menu. I don't want the arrow button, I want the addons to be visible in the pane next to the search bar. And if anyone knows how to get rid of the magnifying glass, that would also be appreciated. Also worth mentioning is that the only addons I have that affect UI are Classic Theme Restorer and TabMixPlus.

Here is a screenshot: http://imgur.com/a/yqWAc

Asked by DanMan9 2 года назад

Answered by jscher2000 2 года назад

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What is the latest version of Firefox ESR that will support Java Plugin? What date will it be scheduled to run until?

I need to use a Java plugin to allow my banking system to run so I need to pre-empt the removal of plugins from Version 52 when it goes from Beta to release? Does anyone … (читать ещё)

I need to use a Java plugin to allow my banking system to run so I need to pre-empt the removal of plugins from Version 52 when it goes from Beta to release?

Does anyone know what date the ESR which allows plugins like Java will be available until?

Alternatively, I know IE has no plans to remove plugins but are there any alternative channels that I could pursue ?

Asked by MoranEire 3 года назад

Answered by cor-el 3 года назад

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x-vlc plugin gives me a plugin is needed to display the content

I am trying to display streaming content from 4 webcams within my local network. This works properly on my Linux Mint box with Firefox 48.0, but does not work on My macbo… (читать ещё)

I am trying to display streaming content from 4 webcams within my local network. This works properly on my Linux Mint box with Firefox 48.0, but does not work on My macbook running OSX El Capitan 10.11.5 on Firefox 50.1.0. Also same problem on my IMac.

The html code is like this...

<object type="application/x-vlc-plugin" data="rtsp://LWK-????:????????@192.168.1.xx:554/img/video.sav" width="500" height="375" id="video1"> <param name="movie" value="rtsp://192.168.1.0/archive/xxxxxxxxxxx"/> <embed type="application/x-vlc-plugin" name="video1" autoplay="no" loop="no" width="500" height="375" target="rtsp://LWK-????:????????@192.168.1.???:554/img/video.sav" />

I downloaded Flip4mac, as was advised on a post I found on stackoveflow, but that made no difference.

How do I know which plugin is needed? Searching on extensions, I see nothing for x-vlc-plugin. Is extension same as plugin? What do I download if not Flip4mac?

Any help would be greatly appreciated, Thanks, Joe

Asked by Joe 3 года назад

Answered by cor-el 3 года назад

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How to Change Language

Hello, I have my Samsung S4 I9505 set to English language. A few days ago Firefox started using Chinese. I can't understand anything at all, so that I could not even use … (читать ещё)

Hello,

I have my Samsung S4 I9505 set to English language. A few days ago Firefox started using Chinese. I can't understand anything at all, so that I could not even use the settings menu if I knew where it is.

Can someone please tell me how I can set it back to English please? Nothing else on the phone changed language, but Firebox alone.

Asked by Straydog 6 лет назад

Answered by guigs 6 лет назад

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plugin check not working

The Firefox plugin checker is reporting "Update Now" for VLC media player Web Plugin 2.1.0. The 'update now' link invites me to download Plugin 2.1.2. but i already have … (читать ещё)

The Firefox plugin checker is reporting "Update Now" for VLC media player Web Plugin 2.1.0. The 'update now' link invites me to download Plugin 2.1.2. but i already have 2.1.2 installed so the plugin checker is detecting the wrong version. I have had v2.1.2 installed since December 9th 2013 and run the plugin checker on a weekly basis so i'm not sure why it has suddenly decided that this is a vulnerable plugin.

I am running Firefox 26.0 on Windows XP

thanks ...

Asked by richlaughlin 6 лет назад

Answered by richlaughlin 6 лет назад

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I lost the bookmark star button from next to the address bar.

There is right now literally no obvious way to bookmark a page. This is a serious flaw in the browser. The Forum instructions say to restore it from "Customize." But it'… (читать ещё)

There is right now literally no obvious way to bookmark a page. This is a serious flaw in the browser.

The Forum instructions say to restore it from "Customize." But it's not there, just the bookmark menu button, which does not allow you to bookmark a page. It then says restore defaults. That doesn't restore the star either. Does anyone know how to get it back once it's gone? It should not be so difficult that I can't figure it out.

Asked by Zorro2013 2 года назад

Answered by Zorro2013 2 года назад

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Firefox says click here to update Shockwave, but that says Shockwave is disabled so you can't click that link. Please provide fix.

On the Add-ons Manager page/Plugins entry for Shockwave Flash appears the line "Shockwave Flash is known to be vulnerable and should be updated." This is followed by a l… (читать ещё)

On the Add-ons Manager page/Plugins entry for Shockwave Flash appears the line "Shockwave Flash is known to be vulnerable and should be updated." This is followed by a link reading "Update Now". When I click this link, Firefox thinks for a while and then brings up a page that says (it's quite long, so this is a summary) Shockwave Flash versions have been disabled, so this page appears when you click on any of its links.

Since "Update Now" doesn't work, please send me an executable file that will fix this. Firefox says it is version 30.0.

Asked by SF11blocked 5 лет назад

Answered by guigs 5 лет назад

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Firefox not loading tabs from last session

A few days ago I set up my laptop from scratch after a long time of not using it. In the process, I set up Firefox Sync to link it to my desktop's browser. This is the on… (читать ещё)

A few days ago I set up my laptop from scratch after a long time of not using it. In the process, I set up Firefox Sync to link it to my desktop's browser. This is the only thing I have changed recently. However, after rebooting my laptop, I noticed that whenever I closed the browser and reopened it, it would not restore my previous tabs. Of course the options are set to restore my tabs from last time. Even the manual options to restore my previous session from the history menu are greyed out. And perhaps more bizarre of all, when I click the 'x' button to close the browser, I have to click it twice to close it - clicking it once does nothing. Firefox is the only application experiencing this odd issue.

I thought it was just my laptop and decided it was too much of a headache to worry about for now, since I rarely use that. I've been going about my business as usual on my desktop for the past few days with no issue...until I booted up my computer this morning and found the same situation. None of my tabs (and I had numerous tabs across multiple tab groups that I've been using with no problems for months!!), when I close and reopen the browser it still doesn't remember what was open when I closed it, and once again I have to click the close button twice for it to take. The 'restore session' options in the history menu are once again greyed out.

Everything else appears fine - all my add-ons are still there, and it's still recording my history when I open new pages and close the browser. It's just not restoring the tabs. This is extremely frustrating to me as someone who ALWAYS has several tabs open at any given time. At least on my desktop, Firefox says it's up to date, so that shouldn't be an issue (I thought maybe a browser update could fix it). Is there anything I can do to fix this, preferably recovering my previous sessions in the process? I lost quite a bit and I'm not too happy about that...but even if recovery is impossible, can I at least fix it so it retains my session history going forward? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by nandoman89 6 лет назад

Last reply by Dagur 6 лет назад

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Instructions for turning off cache are wrong. Do not have network.http.use-cache

I am trying to turn off my cache settings. The instructiuons given tell us to set 'network.http.use-cache in about:config. I have tried that, and that Preference name no … (читать ещё)

I am trying to turn off my cache settings.

The instructiuons given tell us to set 'network.http.use-cache in about:config.

I have tried that, and that Preference name no longer exists.

How is this achieved?

I need this for Automation Testing. Currently, cached data casuses tests to fail.

Asked by stapes 1 год назад

Answered by McCoy 1 год назад

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Can't make Firefox my default browser as it's NOT listed in Choose an App.

I have to use Windows 10 (Home v:1703). I'd like Firefox to be my default browser, but it's not listed in 'Choose an App'. There's just Microsoft Edge listed, along with… (читать ещё)

I have to use Windows 10 (Home v:1703).

I'd like Firefox to be my default browser, but it's not listed in 'Choose an App'.

There's just Microsoft Edge listed, along with Internet Explorer, and an option to choose an app from the shop.

Microsoft Edge is also presumptuously shown as the default app to start with.


If Firefox isn't listed, how can I set it to be my default browser - or, isn't this 'allowed' in Windows 10 ?

Asked by Catherine Barber UK 2 года назад

Answered by alan_r 2 года назад

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How do I force url links to open in Firefox only ?

I use IE-Favorites not only for internet url shortcuts, but also as a normal folder (which it is actually). I work with Firefox on a Windows PC with plugin "PlainOldFavor… (читать ещё)

I use IE-Favorites not only for internet url shortcuts, but also as a normal folder (which it is actually). I work with Firefox on a Windows PC with plugin "PlainOldFavorites" for the bookmarks.

On my Mac , I would like the equivalent function (IE folder for bookmarks in Firefox) but the same plugin does not work on Mac. Which plugin would have that functionality ? To have access to the same folder (or a synchronized copy of Favorites) ?

Thank you

Asked by Merel 6 лет назад

Answered by the-edmeister 6 лет назад

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Downloading .docx files gets gibberish

I have Firefox 26.0 installed (though this has happened in previous versions). I have been through all the previous questions about this problem, but none match what I'm… (читать ещё)

I have Firefox 26.0 installed (though this has happened in previous versions). I have been through all the previous questions about this problem, but none match what I'm seeing. It's happening to others accessing my web site. I have a sample web page that I have up that presents the problem at http://flory.net/gabl/docx.htm.

When I click on the link on the above page (an office 2007 word document .docx), I get a page of gibberish as though it downloads the file as a text document. I've been through all the steps I could find in support to fix this to no avail, including resetting all defaults, etc. .doc works great, but I cannot find anything in the Options/Applications that will allow me to modify/add info to handle neither .doc nor .docx.

Asked by dflory 6 лет назад

Answered by jscher2000 6 лет назад

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How to stop Firefox from auto refreshing every 10 seconds

I have read and applied all the fixes from previous responses to this problem and nothing works. Scrolling through Facebook is a nightmare with the page re-loading every… (читать ещё)

I have read and applied all the fixes from previous responses to this problem and nothing works. Scrolling through Facebook is a nightmare with the page re-loading every 10 seconds, and creating a visual disturbance on screen. Please advise a permanent fix. Thanks

Asked by GaynorFoster 2 года назад

Last reply by guigs 1 год назад

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[Firefox 26] Download box

Hi, i just update today to firefox 26, and with my surprise the download box disappear, then i click on the download option (ctrl + j) and the bookmark open. Are you devs… (читать ещё)

Hi, i just update today to firefox 26, and with my surprise the download box disappear, then i click on the download option (ctrl + j) and the bookmark open.

Are you devs out of your mind?

I use firefox for years and i love the separate download minibox where i can manage all my downloads, see the download speed, pause, resume and so on, why the hell you remove the best feature of your browser with this crappy bookmark/history integration no one ask? I really don't get it.

Please consider to revert this awfull change, at least make it optional so if i want to use the old download box i can use it.

If nothing will be done i'm forced to remove firefox from my pc and install chrome, after all these years with FF is a shame that you put in bad features like these withourt asking your community before.

Really disappointed, hope you revert the change.

Asked by Fnights 6 лет назад

Last reply by Fnights 6 лет назад

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Firefox 26 Has Completely Removed Download Progress Display

For those who are not happy with Firefox's removal of the downloads display progress bar in the 25 series, you'll be even more unhappy with the 26 series. Even typing ab… (читать ещё)

For those who are not happy with Firefox's removal of the downloads display progress bar in the 25 series, you'll be even more unhappy with the 26 series. Even typing about:config and isetting browser.download.useToolkitUI to true no longer works. I sincerely despise companies that DO NOT provide their users OPTIONS, OPTIONS. OPTIONS! Instead of pissing off a sizable number of people who prefer things the way they were. Stop changing things for the worst! I want to monitor my downloads progress without having to take an extra step by clicking on the "Library" tab. Who are you trying to impress?

Asked by NYCGRIFF 6 лет назад

Last reply by ehw0405 6 лет назад

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Deploying a certificate to all firefox users Trusted Root Certification Authorities for app: Cisco ScanSafe. How can we deploy .crt files via GPO for firefox?

Users have XP, Win 7 OS. Deployed a GPO for Trusted Root Certification Authorities for IE and was successfull. Not hte case for Firefox on the same machines. If I view t… (читать ещё)

Users have XP, Win 7 OS. Deployed a GPO for Trusted Root Certification Authorities for IE and was successfull. Not hte case for Firefox on the same machines. If I view the local Firefox certificates, my deployed cert does not show up. We are in a domain environment with Win Server 2008 R2. Is there a way to deploy the same certificate for firefox?

Asked by prisoner107 6 лет назад

Last reply by prisoner107 6 лет назад

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Install extension silently in Firefox 41

I'm making automatic installer for special Firefox extensions. I have read couple of articles about that, but none of the described methods are not helped. What I trie… (читать ещё)

I'm making automatic installer for special Firefox extensions. I have read couple of articles about that, but none of the described methods are not helped. What I tried to do:

- Placed .xpi file and unpacked unpacked extension directory in %FF_DIR%\browser\extensions
- Placed .xpi file and unpacked unpacked extension directory in %FF_DIR%\extensions
- Placed unpacked extension directory in another directory and added record in registry (`HKLM\Software\Mozilla\Firefox\extensions`, key is extension id and value is full path to unpacked extension)

In all ways name of unpacked extension directory was:

- Random name
- ID from install.rdf #1 (`{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}` for example)
- ID from install.rdf #2 (`prism@developer.mozilla.org` for example)  

And, as i said, all methods don't give me expectable result. Firefox don't show extensions in list and don't show any notification. How can i solve it? What actual method using in current version of FF? Target browser is Firefox 41, system - Windows 7 x64 Thanks!

Asked by iRomul 4 года назад

Answered by cor-el 4 года назад