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Firefox error message: A required privilege is not held by the client.

I tried to open Firefox yesterday and got the following error message: Mozilla-Firefox 64bit. A required privilege is not held by the client. I uninstalled Firefox thinki… (funda kabanzi)

I tried to open Firefox yesterday and got the following error message:

Mozilla-Firefox 64bit. A required privilege is not held by the client.

I uninstalled Firefox thinking that reinstalling would fix the problem but when I attempted to reinstall Firefox I got the same error message.

This is on a Windows 10 64bit machine.

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Font rendering on a specific website

Hello, I have a trouble with font rendering on one specific website - https://www.checkpoint.com. Text on this site looks quite ugly (see font01.png). But if I open "Web … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I have a trouble with font rendering on one specific website - https://www.checkpoint.com.

Text on this site looks quite ugly (see font01.png).

But if I open "Web Developer" -> "Inspector" -> "Fonts" -> "All fonts on page", then I can see the text renderred correctly in the preview field (see font02.png).

So text uses "DIN WXX Regular" font, but I do not understand, why Firefox cannot render it on the web page in the same manner as in the Developer tools?

Any clue how to fix it?

Browser: Firefox 68.2.0esr (64-bit) OS: Debian Bullseye

Thanks Zbynek

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How do I report an issue with Firefox?

The issue is that Firefox is caching security certificates rather than loading them fresh. This doesn't become an issue until the cached security certificate expires, the… (funda kabanzi)

The issue is that Firefox is caching security certificates rather than loading them fresh.

This doesn't become an issue until the cached security certificate expires, then the user faces the "this website is not secure" warning page. The user tries to reload the page multiple times and continues to get the same warning page, then they call me in a panic and say "my website is not loading because it is not secure!"

The solution is Ctrl+F5 and voila the website loads without issue.

However, this is definitely an "issue" and the issue isn't with the website or the lack of knowledge of the end user. End users should not need to know how to refresh their local cache of a website to resolve a security certificate expiring when it has already been renewed. Firefox should by default check for a new security certificate when the cached version has expired or at least that is what would appear to be the logical progression of local caching.

Unfortunately, I have been unable to find a way to report this issue to Firefox developers...so I am reporting it here in hopes that someone in the community has the ear of the development team and can point out this issue.

Thanks, Dr. Pat

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Beta channel update to 73.0b11 has left me unable to type into the address bar

For many years now I have used the beta channel. At the end of last week I checked for updates and received 73.0b11. I was already on 73.0 beta, probably b10. Since that … (funda kabanzi)

For many years now I have used the beta channel. At the end of last week I checked for updates and received 73.0b11. I was already on 73.0 beta, probably b10.

Since that update I am unable to edit the contents of the address bar unless I launch a Private Window, where the problem doesn't occur.

I have tried using the "Restart with Add-ons Disabled..." option from the Help menu but the problem remains.

I am running on Windows 10, 64-bit, [Version 10.0.18363.592], with all the latest Microsoft updates.

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suspicious IP address

For the last several days McAfee has blocked the following IP address 52.216.241.14 as being suspicious. When I Google searched this IP address FF lit up with a red warni… (funda kabanzi)

For the last several days McAfee has blocked the following IP address 52.216.241.14 as being suspicious. When I Google searched this IP address FF lit up with a red warning message. What's up with this address? Also, is there a better forum to get more information about this address? Thanks

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Firefox won't display

When I start firefox, it boots up, but won't display any content. I just get a white screen. I've noticed when mousing around that everything works - hovering over wher… (funda kabanzi)

When I start firefox, it boots up, but won't display any content. I just get a white screen. I've noticed when mousing around that everything works - hovering over where the search bar should be changes my cursor, clicking a the top right corner closes firefox, hitting ctrl+T opens a new tab, etc. Starting in safe mode does nothing, I've uninstalled and reinstalled after deleting all system folders, restarted my machine, even searched 'mozilla' in my file explorer and deleted everything that popped up. I'm at my wits end trying to fix this, any help would be necessary. I'm on the latest version of firefox. I've attached some screenshots of what it looks like. (polar bear in a snowstorm)

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crash on launch

After updating to the newest version of Firefox it keeps crashing immediately when I try and start it. Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: firefox.exe Applic… (funda kabanzi)

After updating to the newest version of Firefox it keeps crashing immediately when I try and start it.

Problem Event Name: APPCRASH

 Application Name:	firefox.exe
 Application Version:	72.0.2.7321
 Application Timestamp:	5e221d28
 Fault Module Name:	StackHash_eee5
 Fault Module Version:	0.0.0.0
 Fault Module Timestamp:	00000000
 Exception Code:	c0000005
 Exception Offset:	000000006fff00b2
 OS Version:	6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
 Locale ID:	1033
 Additional Information 1:	eee5
 Additional Information 2:	eee586027b99985fb3f84a8fb6e57bb9
 Additional Information 3:	7f10
 Additional Information 4:	7f1086556387008517c9ed8e26617b94

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Help... long running scripts have been crashing my browser for months now.

Long running scripts have been a constance daily occurrence every time I use my desktop computer since seems like forever. This is the latest one: chrome://calendar/conte… (funda kabanzi)

Long running scripts have been a constance daily occurrence every time I use my desktop computer since seems like forever. This is the latest one: chrome://calendar/content/calendar-base-view.xml:198..... Not sure if they are all calendar scripts because I'm not always given any script info, just a non responding error message sometimes. I asked for help once before and tried what was suggested, as best I could, but I still have the aggravating problem just as often as ever. However, admittedly I'm not all that computer savy and am more of a user than I am a fixer. My browser is up-to-date and I also reloaded a new one recently. Add-ons are also disabled. Any help at all will be appreciated, thanks.

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Firefox crashes Ubuntu when running pluto.tv

While using Ubuntu 18.04.03 LTS and FF 71 When I go to www.Pluto.tv a free TV site and leave it running for about 40 minutes or more the message " a script on this page m… (funda kabanzi)

While using Ubuntu 18.04.03 LTS and FF 71 When I go to www.Pluto.tv a free TV site and leave it running for about 40 minutes or more the message " a script on this page may be busy" this always happens both on Ubuntu and another Linux system. this problem does not occur on my Mac OS. the problem when left alone the CPU goes very high on the Linux system preventing any usefull usage of FF until it is closed and reopened.

The message that pops up suggests FF is interuppting something incorrectly. Anyone with a suggestion to stop this problem? Keeping in mind FF plays with no flawas for more than 40 minutes

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Virus in distibutive - Trojan.Inject.bcbj

Hi all For security reasons, all new FF distributions are tested. When checking the distribution kit version 68.5.0esr (exe for x86 and x64) - the antivirus software "Vir… (funda kabanzi)

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For security reasons, all new FF distributions are tested. When checking the distribution kit version 68.5.0esr (exe for x86 and x64) - the antivirus software "VirusTotal" detected Trojan.Inject.bcbj. FortiSandbox also scolded the distribution on x86 - saying that it deleted the file "% programfiles (x86)% \ google \ update \ 1.3.33.17 \ googlecrachhandler.exe" - its installation is undesirable in the ESR version.

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How to stop firefox from crashing every tab

So every time I open firefox, it immediately gives me the Gah your tab just crashed on the opening page and every other page I try to launch. I tried downloading an older… (funda kabanzi)

So every time I open firefox, it immediately gives me the Gah your tab just crashed on the opening page and every other page I try to launch. I tried downloading an older version of firefox and got the same results. Now I'm back on the most up to date version and I can't seem to access any options or account features, ie nothing happens when I click on the bookmarks, account or menu buttons in the corner. I submitted the crash reports, but now it won't even take me to any page if I try to put a url or about:crashes in. It doesn't show the crash page either. What do I do???

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Open markdown file with md extension in Firefox

I’m clicking on a link that links to a markdown file ending in the extension .md. As I know that this is just a plain text file, I would like to open it in a new tab as p… (funda kabanzi)

I’m clicking on a link that links to a markdown file ending in the extension .md. As I know that this is just a plain text file, I would like to open it in a new tab as plain text. However, Firefox opens a download prompt. How can I teach Firefox to display the file as text?

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What happened to the downloads window?

It used to be when I pressed Command-J (or selected Downloads from the Tools menu) a separate window would open showing the downloads history. But now it opens a new tab … (funda kabanzi)

It used to be when I pressed Command-J (or selected Downloads from the Tools menu) a separate window would open showing the downloads history. But now it opens a new tab in the current window instead. How can I get it back to opening in its own window?

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javascript settimer broken FF 73.0

I have the following Javascript code which has been working for over 10 years and still works on Chrome, but does not work on FF 73.0 on Ubuntu Linux. ``` /**************… (funda kabanzi)

I have the following Javascript code which has been working for over 10 years and still works on Chrome, but does not work on FF 73.0 on Ubuntu Linux.

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/************************************************************************

*  timer														        *
*																		*
*  This timer is started whenever the user presses a key in the input	*
*  field and pops if 0.9 second passes without a new keystroke			*
************************************************************************/

var timer = null;

/************************************************************************

*  function onKeyDownName												*
*																		*
*  This method is called when a key is pressed in the Name field.		*
*  A timer is set so that when the user stops typing the selection		*
*  list is repopulated.												*
*																		*
*  Input:																*
*		event	if passed, event.keyCode identifies the key pressed		*
*				in older releases of Internet Explorer use window.event	*
************************************************************************/

function onKeyDownName(event) {

   if (timer)

clearTimeout(timer);

   timer	= setTimeout(update, 900);

} // function onKeyDownName

/************************************************************************

*  function update														*
*																		*
*  This method is called when the user stops typing to repopulate		*
*  the selection list based upon the current contents of the Name		*
*  field.  It is also the onchange method for the following fields:	*
*  'birthmin', 'birthmax', 'incMarried', 'includeParents',				*
*  'includeSpouse', and 'Sex', and it is called by the onchange		*
*  method for the field 'treeName'.									*
************************************************************************/

function update() {

   var	form	= document.nameForm;
   if (form)
   {		// form present

var url = "/FamilyTree/getIndivNamesXml.php"; ... code to complete url by appending values of elements from form // invoke script to obtain list of names for selection list HTTP.getXML(url, // see O'Reilly Javascript gotNames, noNames);

// clear out the old selection list while we are waiting var select = form.individ; select.options.length = 0;

// put a dummy entry at the top of the selection, otherwise // selecting the first name does not call onchange var name = '[choose an individual]'; var option = new Option(name, -1, false, false); option.innerHTML = '[choose an individual]'; select.appendChild(option);

   }		// form present
   else
       alert("nominalIndex.js:update: cannot find form");

} // function update ```


When I put alerts into nameOnKeyDown and update I see that nameOnKeyDown is called but update is never called.

You can see the above code in action at https://www.jamescobban.net/FamilyTree/nominalIndex.php?name=allenby,%20a&treename=&lang=en

This code has worked for over 10 years, and still is working today on Chrome, but the timer never pops on Firefox 73.0 on Ubuntu Linux 19.10.

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Firefox crashes

Firefox crashes when I start a download. Firefox crashes when I leave full screen on youtube. Firefox crashes when I close a page. Firefox crashes multiple time when star… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox crashes when I start a download. Firefox crashes when I leave full screen on youtube. Firefox crashes when I close a page. Firefox crashes multiple time when starting firefox. firefox does not record these crashes and when I try to submit the few reports that are there all fail. firefox crashes if I try to open download window if I try and revert to an older version firefox immediately after update my addons downloads an update that I can not stop and then updates all my addons again and immediately starts crashing again I am running 73.0.1 and also crashes trying find what version I am running and it crashes when I am trying to write this I don't get any error messages just shuts down Errol Foster

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Version issue connecting Android to Firefox

Hi. I use Firefox from many years. Today I was trying to inspect a my web page which looks strange in my Firefox for Android but I just can't. In my desktop I have Firefo… (funda kabanzi)

Hi. I use Firefox from many years. Today I was trying to inspect a my web page which looks strange in my Firefox for Android but I just can't. In my desktop I have Firefox 73.0.1 and in my Android phone I have Firefox 68.5.0. If I try to connect I get a message which tells to update Firefox from 68.5 to 71.0 (minimum supported version) but I can't find this version anywhere. I have installed Firefox Nightly for Developer in my phone but now the problem is that the version is too recent... What should I do?

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My passwords are all gone and now I can't save any new ones either?

Please help me!! I’m desperate!! I have 15 years of saved passwords that no longer work!!!!!!! After I updated to 73.0 I have zero saved logins!!! My logins.json file is… (funda kabanzi)

Please help me!! I’m desperate!! I have 15 years of saved passwords that no longer work!!!!!!! After I updated to 73.0 I have zero saved logins!!! My logins.json file is still there and I can open it in Notepad but everything is encrypted!!! Also, it says I don’t have a Master Password anymore, but I never cleared it! And when I go to change it I get a “unable to change” error!!! I also can’t save any new logins, no logins can be saved now!! I’ve searched google for hours and tried everything but nothing works!! And no, I don’t have the “logins.json.corrupted” file everyone mentions on other threads for this issue, my file is still logins.json!

Please help me!!!!!!

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