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Preventing Google from accessing home IP address

Hello, Q1: Is there a way to prevent Google search engine from accessing and sharing the city I live in via my IP address? Q2: Can I block my IP address from Amazon, Goog… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hello, Q1: Is there a way to prevent Google search engine from accessing and sharing the city I live in via my IP address?

Q2: Can I block my IP address from Amazon, Google and other shareware/spyware garbage AND still access and use the internet?

At the bottom of a Google search result page I can read the city I live in based on my IP address. I would rather not have this shared as I search for products in different stores. I am signed into Google.

When I ran the "Privacy tab" in Firefox the Google search results still showed the city I live in.

I use a VPN, three security extensions("No-Script, Privacy-Badger & FaceBook Container) and Mozilla Firefox set at the "Strict" Browser Privacy level.

Thank you for reviewing these questions, Oliver

Asked by eternalbeach 9 மணி நேரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 மணி நேரத்திற்கு முன்பு

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PDF VIEWER

I'm using 107.0.1 vers. At this link it states: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/view-pdf-files-firefox-or-choose-another-viewer#w_use-a-different-pdf-viewer-for-down… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I'm using 107.0.1 vers. At this link it states: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/view-pdf-files-firefox-or-choose-another-viewer#w_use-a-different-pdf-viewer-for-downloaded-pdf-files

Disable the built-in PDF viewer and use another viewer

You can also set a different third-party PDF viewer to handle PDF files, instead of Firefox’s built-in PDF viewer. To switch from using the built-in PDF viewer to another viewer: 1. Click the menu button and select . 2. In the panel, go down to the Applications section. (SO WHERE IN THE HELL IS THIS SECTION???) YOU CAN'T DO I never selected Mozilla to open any pdf and there's no where to opt out or change based on what all the troubleshooting tips say... All these tips must be located on a much older version of Firefox cause they ain't in my version OR they are hid under some dubious section... Pretty frustrating....when you want to use Adobe and can't cause I'm locked in under Firefox....don't know how that has happened unless it was done automatically under one of the many current upgrades that have been coming down over the last month.

Asked by Army1 2 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 நாள் முன்பு

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Only Tab Theme Change

Hi there ! How can i get this type of Tabs? Is it possible? This is so cool ! (Though dark tab ofcourse :D) Example Image Attached...

Thanks Shaer Alvy

Asked by Aumi 1 நாள் முன்பு

Answered by BelFox 1 நாள் முன்பு

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Nexus website

Hi, this site when trying to login keeps looping, it has only happened recently and I've cleared cookies and disabled all the addons for it, the site works, but when tryi… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi, this site when trying to login keeps looping, it has only happened recently and I've cleared cookies and disabled all the addons for it, the site works, but when trying to login it loops https://www.nexusmods.com and says in the loop-

users.nexusmods.com

Checking if the site connection is secure users.nexusmods.com needs to review the security of your connection before proceeding.

even tried in private browsing, cannot use any other web browser. Please help thanks.

Asked by Mangekyo Sharringan 5 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Answered by Terry 2 நாட்கள் முன்பு

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Scrambled test on certain websites

On certain websites I am getting scrambled text, mostly in headings and titles, not so much in body text. I have followed several tips from other posts like mine, i.e., i… (மேலும் படிக்க)

On certain websites I am getting scrambled text, mostly in headings and titles, not so much in body text. I have followed several tips from other posts like mine, i.e., installed Open Sans font, but that did not do it. I turned off hardware acceleration, and cleared the cache. The only thing that did work was to start Firefox in troubleshooting mode. I only have two add-ons running, Short URL and Dashlane, I doubt they're responsible for this. Any other ideas?

Asked by Ken D. 3 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Answered by cor-el 1 நாள் முன்பு

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How to transfer bookmarks from earlier version to new version of FF?

Hi, I've had Firefox 64 bit running on Windows for a while and recently was given a newer machine where I installed a newer version of the OS. I put the old HDD's as slav… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi, I've had Firefox 64 bit running on Windows for a while and recently was given a newer machine where I installed a newer version of the OS. I put the old HDD's as slaves in this new machine. So the old FF is in the slave machine.

I have also installed new Firefox on this new Win10 LTSC, but when I go looking in my now slave HDD I can see FF, but cannot see any bookmarks. Additionally, when I run the FF executable in the old HDD it still runs the new FF, without the old bookmarks.

So how can I extract the old bookmarks on the older FF? Without withdrawing the now slave HDD and making it a master again? As it's now missing most of the OS files too.

Thank you!

Asked by satyr37 4 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 நாட்கள் முன்பு

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Scroll wheel click no longer works in Firefox exclusively

Ever since yesterday, scroll click (I use it to scroll through websites) has stopped working in Firefox. Works in in programs, other browsers, etc., just not Firefox. Wha… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Ever since yesterday, scroll click (I use it to scroll through websites) has stopped working in Firefox. Works in in programs, other browsers, etc., just not Firefox.

Whats weird is it still registers a click when I use it, so I can lick on links with it if I want, but the function of scrolling, either by clicking once and using my mouse to go up and down, or by clicking an holding, no longer works.

I've tried disabling add-ons, incognito mode, nothing seems to work.

Asked by firefox.6hauh 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

Answered by firefox.6hauh 1 மாதத்திற்கு முன்பு

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Google search pages not showing text after Mac OS 12.6 Monterey upgrade

Since upgrading to Monterey, Google search pages show almost no text in Firefox. Google searches in Safari and Google Chrome are completely fine. Only Firefox is showing … (மேலும் படிக்க)

Since upgrading to Monterey, Google search pages show almost no text in Firefox. Google searches in Safari and Google Chrome are completely fine. Only Firefox is showing the problem. The blank text includes dropdown menus too - all options inside them are blank. Currently on Firefox v107.0, but the same problem happens with older versions.

If I go into Troubleshoot mode, the Google searches are working fine. I have refreshed Firefox, Cleared the startup cache. But the problem persists. I uninstalled Firefox from the machine, restarted the computer. Did a fresh download and install, haven't signed in so there are no addons/extensions to cause problems.

This is happening on both an Intel Mac and an M1 Mac running Mac OS 12.6 Monterey.

I attach one screenshot showing the same page with and without troubleshoot mode on. The second screenshot shows another page of results including what looks like weirdly encoded characters.

I've followed all the suggestions in the support page but nothing has helped. I'd really appreciate any advice on further troubleshooting. Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by Pavi 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Answered by cor-el 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

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browser video

Hi there I am having some problems with the browser I have a web base yoga app and there is a lot of you tube videos that just does not play. I disabled my extensions but… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi there I am having some problems with the browser I have a web base yoga app and there is a lot of you tube videos that just does not play. I disabled my extensions but still nothing. I then installed chrome and the videos worked can you guys please give me an fix.

Asked by jannes3de 2 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Answered by James 2 நாட்கள் முன்பு

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Unseperate regular browsing and private browsing.

In the past, when you opened up private browsing, it seamlessly integrated itself into your browser, being indistinguishable. At a glance, no one would know you were priv… (மேலும் படிக்க)

In the past, when you opened up private browsing, it seamlessly integrated itself into your browser, being indistinguishable. At a glance, no one would know you were private browsing; it blended in.

In a recent update, Mozilla did something unthinkable and made private browsing an isolated instance from Firefox. This, of course, results in a purple flare in the taskbar in front of the entire world that you are private browsing.

I don't understand who thought this was a good idea. I want to know how to undo this horrible change.

See the screenshot where you can't see any information on all my open Firefox windows, except for my private browsing window.

Asked by M_Negev 4 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 நாட்கள் முன்பு

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Most websites return "Server Not Found" but reloading the page fixes it.

When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not Found - Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site," error mes… (மேலும் படிக்க)

When loading a page from a domain I haven't recently visited, it will almost always return the "Server Not Found - Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site," error message. If I reload the page, however, it will load. Sometimes I have to reload 2-6 times before it works, but it always eventually succeeds. When it does work, it often times fails to load certain elements like fonts, images, embedded videos, and occasionally whole stylesheets--things that often require calls to third party domain. Again, reloading the page (sometimes multiple times) will cause the page to load properly.

I have already tried:

  • Different browsers on same computer (issue does not occur)
  • Firefox on different computers with different OS on same network (issue does not occur)
  • Cleared cache (issue persists)
  • Troubleshooting/safe mode (issue persists)
  • Deleted prefs file (issue persists)
  • Disabled DNS prefetching (issue persists)

Asked by Jordan 4 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Answered by cor-el 4 நாட்கள் முன்பு

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firefox keeps crashing on start

Firefox keeps crashing on start. I tried: 1. firefox -profilemanager 2. firefox --safe-mode 3. start from newly created user 4. reboot computer 5. trying other desktop e… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Firefox keeps crashing on start. I tried: 1. firefox -profilemanager 2. firefox --safe-mode 3. start from newly created user 4. reboot computer 5. trying other desktop environment (kde, xfce)

$ firefox [GFX1-]: glxtest: VA-API test failed: failed to initialise VAAPI connection. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ATTENTION: default value of option mesa_glthread overridden by environment. ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 12256 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal...

Here is crash report: AdapterDeviceID: 0x1b81 AdapterDriverVendor: nvidia/unknown AdapterDriverVersion: 520.61.5.0 AdapterVendorID: 0x10de AvailablePageFile: 17494933504 AvailablePhysicalMemory: 26002341888 AvailableSwapMemory: 11995705344 AvailableVirtualMemory: 29669888000 BackgroundTaskMode: 0 BuildID: 20221110173214 CrashTime: 1669989086 DesktopEnvironment: kde GraphicsCriticalError: |[0][GFX1-]: glxtest: VA-API test failed: failed to initialise VAAPI connection. (t=0.396726) HeadlessMode: 0 InstallTime: 1669481249 IsWayland: 0 Notes: Debian GNU/Linux bookworm/sidFP(D00-L1000-W00000000-T000) ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} ProductName: Firefox ReleaseChannel: release SafeMode: 1 SecondsSinceLastCrash: 284 StartupCrash: 1 StartupTime: 1669989085 SubmittedFrom: Client Throttleable: 1 TotalPageFile: 45604323328 TotalPhysicalMemory: 33608617984 UptimeTS: .46475384 Vendor: Mozilla Version: 107.0

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by paul 3 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Answered by paul 3 நாட்கள் முன்பு

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Disabling DRM completely

I have disabled DRM content, why is firefox annoying me to enable it each time I load a website that requires it. What seems to be now the general topic, even for a simpl… (மேலும் படிக்க)

I have disabled DRM content, why is firefox annoying me to enable it each time I load a website that requires it. What seems to be now the general topic, even for a simple blog... If I disabled it, I do not want to be prompted to enable it back. I know how to enable it.

Asked by david636 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Answered by cor-el 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

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Cannot use Idagio.com web player in Firefox since update to 107

Since updating to version 107, the Idagio.com web player does not work in Firefox. When pressing the "Play" icon, only progression dots show forever. … (மேலும் படிக்க)

Since updating to version 107, the Idagio.com web player does not work in Firefox. When pressing the "Play" icon, only progression dots show forever.

Asked by apare3 2 வாரங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Answered by apare3 4 நாட்கள் முன்பு

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Bookmark synced tabs without opening them?

Hi Trying to make sync work the way I want. Initial question: I've synced tabs between Windows desktop and Android. Now I would like to bookmark all those tabs in the de… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Hi

Trying to make sync work the way I want. Initial question:

I've synced tabs between Windows desktop and Android. Now I would like to bookmark all those tabs in the desktop browser, without opening them first. I've found out how to view them in the side bar, but I see no option to bookmark all tabs.

It would be nice to have synced Tabs in the Library window and Options panel.

Asked by tilsig-firefox 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 நாட்கள் முன்பு

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Firefox won't close properly

Everytime I try to close my Firefox browser window, it just stops. There are multiple processes taking in excess of 200 or 300K in memory that seem to be causing the pro… (மேலும் படிக்க)

Everytime I try to close my Firefox browser window, it just stops. There are multiple processes taking in excess of 200 or 300K in memory that seem to be causing the problem. I have to manually end the process just to close Firefox, and it is quite annoying.

I just checked, my Firefox is up to date. Yesterday I deleted and re-installed Firefox, but it's still doing the same thing.

This is kind of driving me nuts to be honest. I have Chrome, Opera, and Edge also installed on my computer so I'm ready to jetisson Firefox but thought I'd see what the community has to say first.

Asked by phil.schreiber9664@gmail.com 1 வாரத்திற்கு முன்பு

Answered by phil.schreiber9664@gmail.com 4 நாட்கள் முன்பு

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OpenH264 fails to install with HTTPS-Only mode enabled

"OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc." plugin will sit in the "will be installed shortly" status forever if you have HTTPS-Only mode enabled. I have been … (மேலும் படிக்க)

"OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc." plugin will sit in the "will be installed shortly" status forever if you have HTTPS-Only mode enabled. I have been pulling my hair out for the last few days trying to figure out why I couldn't play YouTube or many other sites videos.

Turns out the site that the library is downloaded from has a bad certificate installed: https://ciscobinary.openh264.org/libopenh264-2.3.0-linux64.6.so.bz2

``` Websites prove their identity via certificates. Firefox does not trust this site because it uses a certificate that is not valid for ciscobinary.openh264.org. The certificate is only valid for the following names: a248.e.akamai.net, *.akamaihd-staging.net, *.akamaihd.net, *.akamaized-staging.net, *.akamaized.net

Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN ```

OS: Fedora 36 Firefox Version: 104.0 (64-bit)

Asked by Nickolas Gupton 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

Answered by Nickolas Gupton 3 மாதங்களுக்கு முன்பு

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Thanks for being a human - how can I send you an email.

How can I send you an email with thanks for your polite, and human, apology ?

Asked by Alan Hassell 5 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Answered by Alan Hassell 4 நாட்கள் முன்பு

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(MacOS) Full Screen Removes Tabs even when hovering to the top of Browser

As Title, Whenever I try to go full screen and hover to the top of the browser, It originally showed all my tabs, but recently it has not been doing that. When I hover o… (மேலும் படிக்க)

As Title,

Whenever I try to go full screen and hover to the top of the browser, It originally showed all my tabs, but recently it has not been doing that. When I hover over and over, the tabs maybe appear 10% of the time, but whenever I click somewhere else other than the Tab Bar, it disappears.

I think this bug happened ever since I enabled "Hide bookmark toolbar". I have since reverted it back, but the error is still the same. Weird, since my tabs disappear since it has nothing to do with bookmarks.

Asked by Iha7 5 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Answered by cor-el 5 நாட்கள் முன்பு

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Secure Connection Failed is blocking all sites including Mozilla Support

After restarting my mac, I receive a Secure Connection Failed error for all sites including Mozilla. Safari works without a problem but Firefox is completely blocked. Be… (மேலும் படிக்க)

After restarting my mac, I receive a Secure Connection Failed error for all sites including Mozilla. Safari works without a problem but Firefox is completely blocked. Besides restarting, I did not make any changes (unless a new version of Firefox auto installed). Running 107.0.1 on a mac with OS 12.6

Asked by David W 5 நாட்கள் முன்பு

Answered by David W 5 நாட்கள் முன்பு