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How can I adjust the Timeout setting?

I'm running some OBIEE reports in Firefox that by nature do take a long time to run. One of my local Tech Support folks suggested increasing the Firefox Timeout setting (… (funda kabanzi)

I'm running some OBIEE reports in Firefox that by nature do take a long time to run. One of my local Tech Support folks suggested increasing the Firefox Timeout setting (he showed me how to do this once, but I didn't write it down). Can you provide written instructions (or annotated screen pictures), please?

Asked by CMReynolds 5 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Jon Gregory 5 iminyaka edlule

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Wanting a different zoom level instead of 100% default zoom.

I've read many other posts on this issue, don't seem to find a solution. So I have to ask. . I'm wanting a different default zoom level other than 100%. I understand We… (funda kabanzi)

I've read many other posts on this issue, don't seem to find a solution. So I have to ask. . I'm wanting a different default zoom level other than 100%. I understand Websites create their websites to generic 100%. I have UnTicked "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above",... but this still is not enough to "Have it my way". I have scoured "about:config" for ZOOM and changed many settings to (for say) 115% and this includes removing the 100% from the 3 lists of zoom levels... but oddly it still defaults to 100%. LASTLY: I am trying to do my best to keep ADD-ONS to a minimum, requiring the installation of yet another ADD-ON seems counterproductive. . It seems it be easier to have an eye transplant than getting a simple default zoom of my choice. .

Asked by fm.usa 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by fm.usa 3 iminyaka edlule

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Downloaded latest VLC Web Plugin ver but Firefox still show old version

Downloaded VLC Web Plugin Version 2.0.5.0 and rebooted and restarted Firefox. Firefox Plug Ins still shows old version 2.0.2.0. When I check Firefox for latest version is… (funda kabanzi)

Downloaded VLC Web Plugin Version 2.0.5.0 and rebooted and restarted Firefox. Firefox Plug Ins still shows old version 2.0.2.0. When I check Firefox for latest version is says 2.0.2.0 is the latest and I'm up to date.

When I open VLC as a standalone it comes up as version 2.0.5.0.

Why is Firefox not incorporating the correct version?

Asked by jhep3304 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by TheOldFox 7 iminyaka edlule

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How do I stop yahoo from being my default homepage?

Over the weekend, Yahoo has somehow been made my default homepage. When I go to Preferences and change it to my desired homepage, it only works for the next launch - the… (funda kabanzi)

Over the weekend, Yahoo has somehow been made my default homepage. When I go to Preferences and change it to my desired homepage, it only works for the next launch - then it reverts back to Yahoo. So I uninstalled Firefox and downloaded a new copy. Same thing, so apparently it's a moderation you have made to your browser.

I do not like this. If you don't tell me how to permanently remove Yahoo as my default page, and allow me to PERMANENTLY decide for myself what my default homepage is, I will stop using Firefox altogether, even if it until now has been my favorite browser.

I am on an iMac running OS X 10.6.8

Asked by INFJ1961 6 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 6 iminyaka edlule

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I cannot get the Menu Bar (File, Edit, Help, etc.) to show.

Firefox Menu Bar I am new to Linux but have been using Firefox for Windows for almost ten years. I now want to use Firefox Desktop, Version 26 (I think) in Linux (Ubuntu)… (funda kabanzi)

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I am new to Linux but have been using Firefox for Windows for almost ten years. I now want to use Firefox Desktop, Version 26 (I think) in Linux (Ubuntu).

I cannot get the Menu Bar (File, Edit, Help, etc.) to show. In Firefox support, in the section “Customize Firefox controls, buttons and toolbars”, it states: “Most toolbars can be shown or hidden depending on your needs. To show or hide a toolbar, right-click on an empty section of the Tab Strip and check or uncheck it in the pop-up menu. Menu Bar: This toolbar at the top of the Firefox window contains the browser menus (File, Edit, Help, etc.). Hiding the Menu Bar will make the Firefox button appear which contains a simplified menu.”

When I right-click on an empty section of the Tab Strip, all I get is options for the Navigation Toolbar, the Bookmarks Toolbar, and the Add-on Bar; no Menu Bar option. Also, since my Menu Bar is “hidden,” I can't find the Firefox button which contains a simplified menu. What does the Firefox button look like?

When I go to support.mozilla.org/en-US/products/firefox and try to download Firefox 26 I'm told that "Congrats! You’re using the latest version of Firefox."

Since I presume my Linux distribution's packaged version of Firefox can be updated only when an updated package is released, I checked for distro updates and there were none at all. Do I have to wait for a Linux update?

I certainly will appreciate any help.

Asked by NewToLinux 6 iminyaka edlule

Answered by NewToLinux 6 iminyaka edlule

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Latest Java update

Hi, My Firefox plug-in check is telling me that there is an update for Java, but when I visit the link it's still taking me to the old update (the Java 7 update 9). Also… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, My Firefox plug-in check is telling me that there is an update for Java, but when I visit the link it's still taking me to the old update (the Java 7 update 9). Also, according to the Java test page, Java 7u9 is still showing that it's the latest...it says I have the recommended version.

Is there an newer update somewhere?

Thanks.

Asked by Alice_85 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Alice_85 7 iminyaka edlule

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where can I get the Shockwave Flash add-on

Shockwave Flash was causing my browser 40.0.3 to start videos I did not want to play, I added an add-on to block Shockwave Flash; however, this became very cumbersome to … (funda kabanzi)

Shockwave Flash was causing my browser 40.0.3 to start videos I did not want to play, I added an add-on to block Shockwave Flash; however, this became very cumbersome to enable and disable when i go to sites that required Flash like a greeting card site. I found another add-on called "Video without Flash", it told me to remove "shockwave Flash" I did, now I can not get any video on the greeting card site. Is the problem that I removed Shockwave Flash or something else, I have the latest Flash Player from Adobe.

I need some help.

Mike

Asked by regmikewall 5 iminyaka edlule

Answered by regmikewall 5 iminyaka edlule

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How do I change the default background color for a webpage where none is specified?

Many versions ago I customized the background color if none was given to a brown to go with the skin I was using then. Now I find displaying a simple text file is unreada… (funda kabanzi)

Many versions ago I customized the background color if none was given to a brown to go with the skin I was using then.

Now I find displaying a simple text file is unreadable with unbolded black against the brown, but I cannot find in today's version where to set it back to white (or at least a pale color).

Any help appreciated.

Asked by Michelange 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 7 iminyaka edlule

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How do I change the order of mail accounts in the side bar?

It seems to me this should be fairly simple but I can't figure out how to do it. That is, I just added a new account and it went to the bottom of my list, and I want it n… (funda kabanzi)

It seems to me this should be fairly simple but I can't figure out how to do it. That is, I just added a new account and it went to the bottom of my list, and I want it near the top.

Asked by biosteres 6 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Diego Victor 6 iminyaka edlule

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Don't like the new pdf.js viewer. How can I disable it and restore Acrobat Reader as my preferred plugin?

I really don't like the look-and-feel of the new pdf.js viewer. On my machine (6 yr old HP running Windows XP with sp 3) it displays slower than Acrobat Reader did, and … (funda kabanzi)

I really don't like the look-and-feel of the new pdf.js viewer. On my machine (6 yr old HP running Windows XP with sp 3) it displays slower than Acrobat Reader did, and I was perfectly happy with Acrobat Reader plugin. Frankly I want to disable pdf.js, but haven't been able to figure a way to do it. It doesn't display anywhere I could find on Add-ons Manager. I don't want to be compelled to use a feature that seems to be a performance detriment, at least for me. Mozilla, please rethink this!

Asked by bssjersey 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 7 iminyaka edlule

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How can I change my Thunderbird language (the software)?

My OSX is in Portuguese and therefore my Thunderbird is in Portugues as well. What I want is to find a way to change the language of my Thunderbird to English. I'm not ta… (funda kabanzi)

My OSX is in Portuguese and therefore my Thunderbird is in Portugues as well. What I want is to find a way to change the language of my Thunderbird to English. I'm not talking about the dictionary, I'm talking about the software itself. Anyone know how to do it? Thanks!

Asked by joasphoto 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Zenos 3 iminyaka edlule

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How to lock down Firefox in an Enterprise Environment?

I need to lock a bunch of preferences so they can not be changed by users on multiple Windows 7 computers running Firefox. I was able to get most of the settings I needed… (funda kabanzi)

I need to lock a bunch of preferences so they can not be changed by users on multiple Windows 7 computers running Firefox. I was able to get most of the settings I needed locked down in a test environment by using the Firefox-GPO-Addon and an .adm template I found online:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/gpo-for-firefox/

   The template is outdated and does not match many of the settings, but it was easy to add settings to the .adm template. I do not like this method since I have to install the addon (somehow) on all of the computers. Also, there are a couple of settings I need to configure (such as privacy.sanitize.promptOnSanitize", false) that are not currently in the 'about:config' by default and the GPO does not create them.
   So, I have been trying to figure out the other method of configuring Firefox settings in an enterprise environment, and have been working mostly with these articles:

http://stealthpuppy.com/prepare-mozilla-firefox-for-enterprise-deployment-and-virtualization/
http://kb.mozillazine.org/Locking_preferences

   I figured once I have the mozilla.cfg and local-settings.js configured, I can copy them to all of the computers with a script, instead of having to install the GPO AddOn. Here's what my local-settings.js looks like:

pref("general.config.obscure_value", 0);
pref("general.config.filename", "mozilla.cfg");

And here's my mozilla.cfg file, with some of the settings I need configured:

//
pref("browser.startup.homepage", http://www.msn.com);
lockPref("browser.startup.homepage", http://www.msn.com);
pref("security.tls.version.max", 1);
lockPref("security.tls.version.max", 1);
pref("security.tls.version.min", 0);
lockPref("security.tls.version.min", 0);
pref("security.default_personal_cert", Ask Every Time);
lockPref("security.default_personal_cert", Ask Every Time);
pref("app.update.enable", false);
lockPref("app.update.enable", false);
pref("browser.search.update", false);
lockPref("browser.search.update", false);
pref("extensions.update.enabled", false);
lockPref("extensions.update.enabled", false);
pref("network.protocol-handler.external.shell", false);
lockPref("network.protocol-handler.external.shell", false);
pref("plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types", PDF, FDF, XFDF, LSL, LSO, LSS, IQY, RQY, XLK, XLS, XLT, POT PPS, PPT, DOS, DOT;
lockPref("plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types", PDF, FDF, XFDF, LSL, LSO, LSS, IQY, RQY, XLK, XLS, XLT, POT PPS, PPT, DOS, DOT);
   However, when I copy the mozilla.cfg file to C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\ and the local-settings.js file to C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\defaults\pref it has no effect on the settings in Firefox. I can go to about:config and see nothing has changed. 
   Any help is appreciated!

Asked by commguy24 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by philipp 7 iminyaka edlule