Отображение вопросов с тегом: Показать все вопросы

Help upgrading from Macintosh Firefox 78.15.0 esr (64 bit). Maybe also Thunderbird 60.9.1

WED 21FEB24 The urgent issue is that in the last few weeks, many web pages do not load content, just a grey or white screen. Some will load the header. I am the Executo… (читать ещё)

WED 21FEB24 The urgent issue is that in the last few weeks, many web pages do not load content, just a grey or white screen. Some will load the header. I am the Executor for someone's estate, and I am having this trouble with some financial websites that I must access to do the job.

Its been many years since I upgraded anything. It might be that Macintosh Firefox 78.15.0 esr (64 bit) and Thunderbird 60.9.1 are the newest revs that work with OSX 10.11.6 El Capitan. I have a 2011 MacBookPro.

I don't like the changes in the user interface that Apple put into OSX after El Capitan. But I may be forced to upgrade. Too late in life to learn Linux.

Maybe the minimalist solution is to upgrade Firefox. But that may require upgrading OSX, and Apple has made it really hard to do that unless you go to the very newest. OTOH I don't know if the newer OSX will run on my 2011 MacBook Pro. If I clicked on "software update" in About This Mac, what would happen? would it just start doing it, or tell me about it first?

The last time I upgraded something, probably Thunderbird but maybe it was Firefox, I had to learn a complicated process to copy & save the User Profiles (they are in a hidden directory), and then install them into the new rev. I don't want to go through that again. I just want to run the dmg file.

There used to be a Mozilla web page with all the versions & you could download the dmg file you wanted.

If I still have problems, I would have to buy a much newer computer. A several year old MacBookPro. But I don't like the "new" disk formatting method Apple created. It saves space by not actually making copies of files, but uses a pointer to one copy. So there is a single point of failure, which makes copies pointless. I want to keep using OSX Extended (Journaled) and I would have to have the seller of the computer do that for me, before I used Migration Assistant to put my stuff on it. I also hate the welded-on hard drive; being able to pull the drive is the best "broken hardware" solution.

I don't recall if El Capitan has the "OSX Recovery" system or if that happened in a later rev.

I use SuperDuper to make a clone of my hard drive as a backup & archive. I wonder if I could connect a copy on an external drive and then startup using the external copy. Then I could upgrade Firefox and see if it works, then do the same for OSX if necessary, and Thunderbird.

Suggestions & how-to info needed. TIA

Задан FireFoxSucks 2 месяца назад

Последний ответ от jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 месяц назад

Firefox crash, Tab crash (always)

I tryed Firefox 115.8.0esr and 115.9.0esr 32Bit on Windows 7. (78.15.0 works) Firefox crashes(the whole program, i mean no tab) on "about:support" or some pages on suppo… (читать ещё)

I tryed Firefox 115.8.0esr and 115.9.0esr 32Bit on Windows 7. (78.15.0 works) Firefox crashes(the whole program, i mean no tab) on "about:support" or some pages on support.mozilla.org like https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/firefox-leistungseinstellungen always reproduceable.

I disabled all Addons, i disabled this power optimizion setting, removed usercrome.css same. With Firefox savemode it dont crash. Spyware is blocked, means datareporting/telemetry/ping by disabling the options and empty the urls (like on FF 78 but it dont crash). Somewhere i read firefox can crash on a empty url, but i assume its fixed long time ago. A wrong, unreachable or empty url should not crash on well programming. Think about countrys that blocks urls, adblocker, pihole and so on. I dont remember about what url i read.

Does the savemode revert all about:config settings? What does support.mozilla ask the browser that causes the crash? It know it seems to identify the Browser, but usual its done by useragent and no "internal" communication.

Then FF always crash on ebay.de search if you scroll or change settings while the page is not ready. Spyware is too blocked by Hardware, ebay may wait for some ad? But thats already on FF78 but on 115 it seems more often, this was not with FF 52. But some sites including ebay stops to work with FF52/78 so no choice.

Задан chkamiga 1 месяц назад

Последний ответ от jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 недели назад

how can install a firefox update on Linux?

Hi I have tried to install firefox updates, but my software tells me that i have not managed to do it since 2021, when I thought I had. I have an old Sony Viao running Op… (читать ещё)

Hi I have tried to install firefox updates, but my software tells me that i have not managed to do it since 2021, when I thought I had. I have an old Sony Viao running Open SUSE 15.1. Would you kindly assist me

Kind regards Noel Bonczoszek

Задан nbonczoszek 2 месяца назад

Последний ответ от jonzn4SUSE 2 месяца назад

Gemini, no scroll bar

When I go on Google's AI site Gemini, there is no scroll bar, so I can't scroll down for longer answers. I'm on a 2007 Mac with OS 10.11, using Firefox version 78 (I pref… (читать ещё)

When I go on Google's AI site Gemini, there is no scroll bar, so I can't scroll down for longer answers. I'm on a 2007 Mac with OS 10.11, using Firefox version 78 (I prefer not to upgrade owing to certain software I'm using). How can I get a scroll bar to appear on Gemini with what I have? BTW, when Gemini was called Bard, I didn't have this problem. Also BTW, checking the box "Always" under "Show scroll bar" in System Preferences doesn't help.

Задан Mark Phillips 2 месяца назад

Последний ответ от cor-el 2 месяца назад

My question text was ERASED when I clicked on the "how to SHARE DATA manually" button

This is very very annoying. I have a complicated problem & spend a long time articulating it. The website said it could not automatically get my Share Data, and the… (читать ещё)

This is very very annoying. I have a complicated problem & spend a long time articulating it. The website said it could not automatically get my Share Data, and there was a button to a page telling me how to do it manually. Instead of opening a new tab, it left THIS page. When I went back, this text entry box was EMPTY !!!!

Задан FireFoxSucks 2 месяца назад

Последний ответ от jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 месяца назад