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  • Kusonjululiwe

Keep getting message "Failed to check for updates."

Recent issue, April 2024. Had version 124 Firefox on Win10 computer and went to Help - > About to have Firefox check for updates. This has worked just fine up until … (funda kabanzi)

Recent issue, April 2024. Had version 124 Firefox on Win10 computer and went to Help - > About to have Firefox check for updates. This has worked just fine up until now. The message "Failed to check for updates." is shown in the About screen. I have uninstalled and re-installed Firefox with the same results. Have also un-installed Firefox, un-installed Mozilla Maintenance, then removed Firefox data from App Data folder in user directory, then re-installed with the same results. Also, now when I access a local media server, I keep getting the message "Firefox is installing components needed" and that never goes away. Any ideas?

Asked by R_Welsh 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by R_Welsh 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

IMAP emails take up a lot of space (delete?)

Hello. In our company, every employee has an IMAP account, but over time the IMAP profile takes up too much space on the hard drive (100-200GB per user...). What can we d… (funda kabanzi)

Hello. In our company, every employee has an IMAP account, but over time the IMAP profile takes up too much space on the hard drive (100-200GB per user...). What can we do to have more storage space? Can we delete the file? Or will all emails also be deleted from the server?

Asked by Denis Pilot 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by Wayne Mery 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Oauth fail on thunderbird 115.10.0 (64-bit) Linux

Hello My Thunderbird failed pop access to my Gmail account, at beginning of month. Any try to fix, and even change from pop to imap don't work. I get the windows as shown… (funda kabanzi)

Hello My Thunderbird failed pop access to my Gmail account, at beginning of month. Any try to fix, and even change from pop to imap don't work. I get the windows as shown i images as result. I don't like see oauth/legacy/consent in the URL. - Change setting in Google from pop to imap - Cookie setting updated as forum suggest - JavaScript true as forum suggest

Any hint on forwarding step? Thanks Lars Granath

Asked by Lars Granath 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by Lars Granath 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Simplify Thunderbird

I want to support Mozilla but have no need for the complexity of Thunderbird. I find navigating the huge number of options hugely timewasting, eg I inadvertently remove s… (funda kabanzi)

I want to support Mozilla but have no need for the complexity of Thunderbird. I find navigating the huge number of options hugely timewasting, eg I inadvertently remove some headers but can find no way of undoing this. Is there a cut down, simplified version I can use?

Asked by Steve Edmondson 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by Wayne Mery 1 isonto elidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Cannot Connect to Google or Xfinity Email Systems After Changing Passwords

I've been trying out Thunderbird and Spark for the past few weeks, and decided to go with Thunderbird to replace Windows Mail. After uninstalling Spark, I changed all my … (funda kabanzi)

I've been trying out Thunderbird and Spark for the past few weeks, and decided to go with Thunderbird to replace Windows Mail. After uninstalling Spark, I changed all my email passwords, and now Thunderbird can't connect. I deleted my Google and Xfinity email accounts from Thunderbird, then closed and reopened the program, but I'm still getting this error from Google when I fill in the credential info it automatically asks for when re-adding it to my account:

"400. That’s an error.

The server cannot process the request because it is malformed. It should not be retried. That’s all we know."

On the "set up your existing email address" page in Thunderbird, I'm getting this error (see image), even though the copy/pasted password works fine when logging directly into Google.

I also can't reconnect to Xfinity at all. The 3rd party box is checked in their system, but when Thunderbird tries to connect, it looks like it's auto-filling and submitting a password on my behalf, without stopping on that screen so I can change it.

I did this: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/password-manager-remember-delete-change-tb

And tried all of the suggestions on this post: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1434503

What am I missing?

Asked by user398 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by user398 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Error accessing nyu.edu email (provided by gmail) from Thunderbird client after nyu password update

Give that I use TB as my desktop client to access my nyu.edu email (provided by google), and that recently I updated my password as periodically requested by nyu admin Wh… (funda kabanzi)

Give that I use TB as my desktop client to access my nyu.edu email (provided by google), and that recently I updated my password as periodically requested by nyu admin When I try to access nyu email a pop up screen come up asking to authenticate with imap.gmail.com. I click next and get a 403 Access Forbidden error (Authentication failure while connecting to server imap.gmail.com.)

Solutions I have tried: 1. Clear cookies, history and cache on browsers and TB; 2. Changed default browsers (Ffox, Ch, Edge); 3. Deleted account in TB and created it again using instructions here https://www.nyu.edu/servicelink/KB0016473 4. Accessed my nyu email on browser to check user name and password. It works. I can access the email.

Nothing seems to work. Still get 403 error. As a result I am unable to authenticate and hence use the email account in TB.

Asked by Music4253 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by Music4253 1 isonto elidlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

How do I sort Community Discussion questions by date?

When I'm searching Community Discussions, it would help a lot to be able to sort the discussions by date or at least see when a discussion was started without having to o… (funda kabanzi)

When I'm searching Community Discussions, it would help a lot to be able to sort the discussions by date or at least see when a discussion was started without having to open each discussion individually. Is there a way to do this? The answers in older discussions, pertaining to older versions of Thunderbird/Firefox, may no longer apply and it is frustrating to try and find pertinent discussions when you have to open and close each discussion looking for answers.

Asked by nonpsvdl 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by nonpsvdl 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Resetting Thunderbird after Cox.net e-mail has transitioned to Yahoo.com e-mail

Cox.net is transitioning from in-house e-mail to e-mail handled by Yahoo.com. Our cox.net addresses are supposed to (and apparently have) transitioned so that they still… (funda kabanzi)

Cox.net is transitioning from in-house e-mail to e-mail handled by Yahoo.com. Our cox.net addresses are supposed to (and apparently have) transitioned so that they still work, but are processed through pop.mail.yahoo.com.

It is my turn to be transitioned and I have been successful in doing so to the extent that I can send and receive using my address(es) ...@cox.net through Yahoo web mail and on my Samsung phone. I have not, however, been successful in either sending or receiving mail using Thunderbird on my desktop.

I have been successfully using Thunderbird with POP settings for years with four different cox.net addresses. [I'm currently just trying to get two of them working -- unsuccessfully.]

I am using Windows 10 on a Dell desktop. I am using Thunderbird 115.9.0 (32 bit). I have reset the POP and SMTP settings as directed by Yahoo. One of the errors I receive is: "Error with Account .... Sending of password for ...@cox.net did not succeed. Mail server pop.mail.yahoo.com responded (SYS/TEMP) Server Error - Please try again later." It then asks me to retry or enter a new password. I have checked the passwords saved by Thunderbird and they are correct.

I suspect, that with all the Cox accounts being newly routed through Yahoo servers that I am not the only Thunderbird user experiencing this problem. Does anyone have any suggestions? Is it likely to help if I uninstall and reinstall Thunderbird? Would I loose all my mail, etc. if I did that? [I did the delete and add account in my phone and that was successful, but I wasn't concerned about losing mail there as it is all on my desktop.]

Thanks in advance. billb1111

Asked by billb1111 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by christ1 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Changing color of some elements

Hi, How do I change the color of the white border and the color of the arrows? I have menupopup > menu, menupopup > menuitem { -moz-appearance:none!important;… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

How do I change the color of the white border and the color of the arrows?

I have menupopup > menu, menupopup > menuitem { -moz-appearance:none!important; color: white !important; background-color: #1551C0!important; } menupopup { -moz-appearance:none!important; background-color: #1551C0!important; border:none !important; padding:5px 0px 5px 5px!important; }

I have .menu-right { filter: invert(100%) !important; but it only turns the arrows white in some locations but not in the bookmarks menu and not in the right-click menu.

Asked by fioiu omotrl 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by cor-el 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Need to uninstall Thunderbird & create new profile

In my attempt to help my wife with her email problems I have managed to totally screw up her profile. There now duplicate inboxes, duplicate local folders, duplicate Outl… (funda kabanzi)

In my attempt to help my wife with her email problems I have managed to totally screw up her profile. There now duplicate inboxes, duplicate local folders, duplicate Outlook Express Import files, etc.

Is it feasible to export/backup the inbox, address book, files&folders, Outlook Express Import files (but not the profile), then uninstall Thunderbird in order to start over? If so, how is the best way to do this?

She only has one email account on Thunderbird and is running Windows 10.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by silveraz 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by david 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

PDF Downloads

When I download PDFs on my MacBook using Firefox (currently 124.0.2 (64-bit)), they are always blank - I have attached a screen shot. But if I download the same PDF usin… (funda kabanzi)

When I download PDFs on my MacBook using Firefox (currently 124.0.2 (64-bit)), they are always blank - I have attached a screen shot.

But if I download the same PDF using Safari, it opens straightaway - 2nd screen shot.

Is there something I need to adjust in Firefox to allow PDFs to open?

Asked by tammymcminn 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by zeroknight 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Disappearing tags for messages in a folder

I am running Thunderbird 115.9.0 on Lubuntu 23.10. I have 4 IMAP accounts I use. The folder and file is not shared and I am the only account with access to the directory.… (funda kabanzi)

I am running Thunderbird 115.9.0 on Lubuntu 23.10. I have 4 IMAP accounts I use. The folder and file is not shared and I am the only account with access to the directory.

I use emoji as tags for messages, and have a large number of filter rules defined, nearly all of them Tag a message and set the Junk Status to `Not Junk`. These rules are all set to execute `Manually` or on `Getting New Mail`.

If I select a given inbox folder for a mailbox and select `Tools` > `Run Filters on Folder`, all of the messages are properly tagged, however, after some time (10m?, On new mail receipt?) at least one of my mailboxes will lose all of the tags that were previously set for messages. Manually running the filters will restore the tags, until they disappear again some time later.

I've not seen anything in the Browser Console log (but perhaps I'm not using the right term?) Is there any way I can diagnose or fix this issue? Thanks!

Asked by jr conlin 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by jr conlin 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Arrow keys not working like normal

Twice in the past 2-3 weeks I have had to restart the computer, Linux Mint 21.2 Firefox 124(when updated in the past couple of days), due to the mouse freezing up and not… (funda kabanzi)

Twice in the past 2-3 weeks I have had to restart the computer, Linux Mint 21.2 Firefox 124(when updated in the past couple of days), due to the mouse freezing up and not being able to move the mouse on the screen. That's not the current problem, but it might help direct things to the final solution.

After the most recent reboot last night now I'm having a rather problem. The up/down arrow keys are no longer scroll me up and down a webpage like they always have in the past. Instead of doing smooth scrolling like they always use to, now they are scrolling me up and down the links on a web page. For example, if I were to be on youtube it would first want to scroll me down the left side links before taking me through each and every video link, when the page goes to load in more videos than it wants to go back and scroll me down the left side links again. It acts like it is taking me through the html code, line by line, instead of scrolling me smoothly down the webpage. The only way I can scroll smoothly down the webpage is to use the mouse on the scrollbar on the right side. It does this both in normal mode and in Troubleshooting Mode.

I have checked and beret scrolling is false as well as beret_shortcut. Use autoscrolling, use smooth scrolling, show scrollbars and always underline links are all clicked on. Always use the cursor keys to navigate within pages is unclicked. I have tried different changes between clicking on and unclicking those options with no change being noticed.

How can I get this back to the way it used to run?

Asked by nayrdrofwarc 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by nayrdrofwarc 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Unable to send emails. Able to receive & open / read

Suddenly unable to send any emails. Able to receive / read. In Charter / Spectrum able to send. Port numbers are correct (143) for Incoming & (25) for Outgoing SMTP.… (funda kabanzi)

Suddenly unable to send any emails. Able to receive / read. In Charter / Spectrum able to send. Port numbers are correct (143) for Incoming & (25) for Outgoing SMTP. Did try to change Outgoing Port to 587 per one of your posts. Didn't work. This is error message I get.

Asked by CharlotteSterling 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by Matt 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Cannot remove "Your browser is being managed by your organisation" in home settings

I cannot remove "Your browser is being managed by your organisation" and seems to be stopping the home settings saving. They simply revert back to the default (see image)… (funda kabanzi)

I cannot remove "Your browser is being managed by your organisation" and seems to be stopping the home settings saving. They simply revert back to the default (see image) when I restart Firefox. Not sure what is meant by "your organisation" as I am a personal user, not organisation. I'm the single user of the browser (e.g. just one user on my PC, which is me) and also Admisitrator. Can someone help me remove this. Thanks John

Asked by john.udale 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

How to Add preferences to Firefox through Windows Server Group Policy

Hi everyone. I have installed Firefox on all windows 10 workstations and I have also installed latest Firefox Group Policy ADMX on Server. I need to set some preferences … (funda kabanzi)

Hi everyone. I have installed Firefox on all windows 10 workstations and I have also installed latest Firefox Group Policy ADMX on Server. I need to set some preferences on all Workstations. The preferences that I want to set are the ones that can be found in about:config.

But the problem is that only some of these preferences exist in Group Policy by default and it says "deprecated". I know that I can add additional about:config preferences in a Group Policy object called "Preferences". But no matter how I enter the format or how I change the JASON file, no preference policy is applied to Firefox in workstations. By the way when I change "Preferences" gpo in group Policy the next Policy called "Preferences (JASON on one file)" does also change. I have thoroughly searched the web and Mozilla support and have tested all suggestions but all to no avail. Can you please help me and Give me an example of how to do that? I would appreciate any answer in advance.

Asked by manoochehr.zangooei 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by TyDraniu 1 inyanga edlule

  • Ikhiyiwe

Unable to update Firefox browser

I have Windows 11 and the Firefox 124.0.2 browser. I cannot update to the latest version of Firefox. I receive an error message "Failed to update". I've uninstalled an… (funda kabanzi)

I have Windows 11 and the Firefox 124.0.2 browser. I cannot update to the latest version of Firefox. I receive an error message "Failed to update". I've uninstalled and reinstalled the browser, ran the install utility selecting update, nothing seems to work. Please help

Duplicate question, please continue in your 2nd thread: /questions/1445013

Asked by rpm3110 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Saved draft message

I saved a draft of a long email. I now wish to open the draft to proof read it and send it. With the latest version of Thunderbird I cannot find any way to access and o… (funda kabanzi)

I saved a draft of a long email.

I now wish to open the draft to proof read it and send it.

With the latest version of Thunderbird I cannot find any way to access and open the save draft.

Any assistance gratefully received.

Thanks in advance

Peter

Asked by PeterM 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by PeterM 1 inyanga edlule

  • Kusonjululiwe

Darstellung

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, ich mußte leider Thunderbird neu installieren und seit dem erscheinen Nachrichten nur noch in seperaten Fenstern. Normalerweise war die Dar… (funda kabanzi)

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, ich mußte leider Thunderbird neu installieren und seit dem erscheinen Nachrichten nur noch in seperaten Fenstern. Normalerweise war die Darstellung 2geteilt: Oben die Nachrichten und unten die Inhalte. Wie stell ich das wieder her?

Mit freundlichen Grüßen Peter Treek

Asked by peter.treek 1 inyanga edlule

Answered by peter.treek 1 inyanga edlule