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Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

My ISP is Plusnet. When I try to access their website using Firefox browser I get the following error: ===== Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connecti… (funda kabanzi)

My ISP is Plusnet. When I try to access their website using Firefox browser I get the following error:

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Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to webmail.plus.net. Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s).

Error code: SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the web site owners to inform them of this problem.
=======

I have reported the problem to Plusnet but they say 'not our problem'. Their reason being that the problem does not occur using Google Chrome.

Can you help please?

Asked by scm999 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Changes in Firefox from Version 86 to 90, 92

Apologies for asking this here, but I've done the Google and can't find an answer. Background: I keep 2-3 Firefox versions and profiles on my computer. The software is in… (funda kabanzi)

Apologies for asking this here, but I've done the Google and can't find an answer.

Background: I keep 2-3 Firefox versions and profiles on my computer. The software is in, for example, directories FFox82, FFox84, FFox86 The profiles are in, for example, directories Firefox82, Firefox84, Firefox86 (The software and profiles are on different drives.)

When I do an upgrade, I copy the newest software to a new directory and rename it (e.g., FFox92 - so now there are 4 sw directories) Then I copy the newest profile directory and give it a corresponding name (e.g., Firefox92 - so now there are 4 profile directories). I install the new version to its directory and thenlaunch with a -p option. Then I create a new profile and point it to the corresponding folder. Then I launch the new version with the -p option pointing to the new profile directory.

This has worked for decades.

But I just tried it with Firefox 90 and Firefox 92 and NO GO. It acts as if I've never used Firefox before. No apps, no toolbars, no bookmarks, nothing.

What is going on? Am I stuck on Firefox86 for the rest of the century?

And, please, don't tell me how wonderful these new versions are and I should simply accept the change. I have a virtual lifetime invested in the toolbars, extensions and bookmarks on my computer.

I simply want to know if there is a fix and, if so, what it is.

Asked by RemySecor 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by TNorth 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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Context menu for images

With the last update to Firefox 87, in the context menu (right clicking), the "View image info" disappeared - in dutch "Afbeeldingsinfo bekijken". How can I get it back? … (funda kabanzi)

With the last update to Firefox 87, in the context menu (right clicking), the "View image info" disappeared - in dutch "Afbeeldingsinfo bekijken". How can I get it back?

Asked by eddy_verfaillie 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Secure bank site log-in fais

I try to access my bank website and when I log in the tab says "Something went wrong" and the page tells me Sorry, we couldn't complete your request Sign in to online ban… (funda kabanzi)

I try to access my bank website and when I log in the tab says "Something went wrong" and the page tells me Sorry, we couldn't complete your request Sign in to online banking or our mobile banking app to continue. This started on April 1, 2021 Running Firefox v87.0 (64) on Win 10. All apps are current. Tried resetting Firefox, and clearing cache which didn't work. I can sign-in using Edge. Thanks

Asked by rshessel 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by rshessel 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox asking what to do with impression

okay the last few days every time i open firefox it asks me whether to open or save something called impression,i have no idea what it is as it doesnt say or do anything,… (funda kabanzi)

okay the last few days every time i open firefox it asks me whether to open or save something called impression,i have no idea what it is as it doesnt say or do anything,how do i stop this from happening

Asked by evilestfunkiest1974 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Extention reloads

Hi all! I'm having an issue where Firefox is only remembering that I'm signed into certain accounts. Let me explain what I mean: Firefox has no problem remembering that… (funda kabanzi)

Hi all!

I'm having an issue where Firefox is only remembering that I'm signed into certain accounts.

Let me explain what I mean:

Firefox has no problem remembering that I've signed into my Google account or my Amazon account. However, every time I close and open Firefox, it reloads three extension pages (evernote, twoseven, and pushbullet if you're curious) as though I had JUST installed them for the first time and asking me to sign in to them.

In addition, if I attempt to use Google's text for web feature, I have to sign back in with my phone (scan a QR code) if I close the window at all, even if I select the option for Google to "Remember this browser".

Obviously these could be separate issues, but they seem related to my lay understanding. Would appreciate any help. Thanks!

Asked by patrick.regan 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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FF profile choice problem on Linux Mint with Claws email

I have three FF profiles on my Linux Mint 19.3 system (work, not-work and one for e-tail). Somehow the problem only appeared after I added that last one. All profiles hav… (funda kabanzi)

I have three FF profiles on my Linux Mint 19.3 system (work, not-work and one for e-tail). Somehow the problem only appeared after I added that last one. All profiles have the same syntax; I checked the files. Neither one is set to be the dominant one. Typically, I don't use more than one at a time.

I also use Claws mail. Whenever I get any mail with a link I want to check out, I just used to click on that link and it opened in a new tab in the FF browser profile that was currently open. Similarly, whenever I wanted to see the HTML version of a mail, I right-clicked on the html-icon and chose open. Again, it picked the open browser.

Now, though, whenever I pick either one of those options above, I get the "Choose User Profile" box. If I pick the profile that is currently open, I get an error telling me that it's already running.

Since I mostly read email when I use the no-work FF profile, I tried to add "firefox -P NotWork -no-remote --class NotWorkProfile" but that also resulted in the choose user profile box to open.

My current work-around is to copy the link and open it in a new tab, or pull the whole mail into the tab to see the HTML version. Quite annoying.

Is there any way to get it to ignore all other profiles but the currently open one? Thank you for anyone who has an idea. Let me know if there's anything else I may add to explain the situation.

[My apologies if this isn't the right forum; I'm also attempting to ask this question in the Linux Mint and Claws forums, if those exist.]

Asked by addicted2h 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Bookmarks restoration

I lost some of my bookmarks (I have 19000) when my cat stepped on my keyboard. No problem i make a daily back-up of my bookmarks since they are so precious for me (Thousa… (funda kabanzi)

I lost some of my bookmarks (I have 19000) when my cat stepped on my keyboard. No problem i make a daily back-up of my bookmarks since they are so precious for me (Thousand of BM are related too my work) It's not the first time I restore and I never encountered any probleme before. This morning, I did the usual but FF crashed and I had to restart my computer a few time. At one point, and I have no clue why, it restored a part of the BM but not the pesonal bar which is the most important since that's where I keep my BM for my research work.

Is the file too big now (It's about 5 Mo) if so why am-i not advise by FF when I save? Otherwise what could be the source of my problem??

Thanks

Sylvain Bernier Montréal

Asked by sylvaynbernyer 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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firefox url bar

How the flipping f can I disable this (see attached image). I was able to do this previously with setting "browser.urlbar.update2 = false" Now it doesn't work anymore. I … (funda kabanzi)

How the flipping f can I disable this (see attached image). I was able to do this previously with setting "browser.urlbar.update2 = false" Now it doesn't work anymore.

I use keyword for search engines extensively and this is very very annoying!

How do I make it go away.

I use Firefox 87.0 (64-bit) on Mac os x Catalina 10.15.6

Thanks

Asked by l0cus101 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox brainless huge memory usage

Hi to All I am user of firefox on several windows 10 computers, probably 7 different computers. I want to point out the huge memory usage in firefox on absolutely differe… (funda kabanzi)

Hi to All I am user of firefox on several windows 10 computers, probably 7 different computers. I want to point out the huge memory usage in firefox on absolutely different computers and I want to resolve this brainless problem. At beginning, probably in 2016 I began to notice big memory usage in firefox with many of tabs opened, probably over 100... yes, 100 tabs is too much but even so, memory usage seemed inappropriate to me, especially when before it working on computers with low memory installed. I started solving huge memory usage by restarting firefox, usually killing firefox through taskmanager on windows. But about a year ago I started using Firefox on several computers for loading some pages and I programmed automations of some tasks on this pages. This tasks includes clicking on buttons on pages, entering values and loading new links, subpages.... This all always in one tab and in one firefox window and after some time, firefox on every computers start using over 3GB of memory, in one tab and one window??? It is galactic amount. Of course, processes on computers was crashing. Depending on the page, that was severed from 12 hours to several days. Therefore I started some researching in this and I tried to reduce memory usage by settings in about:config: browser.sessionstore.max_serialize_back = 0 browser.sessionstore.max_serialize_forward = 0 browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo = 0 browser.sessionstore.max_windows_undo = 0

browser.sessionhistory.max_total_viewers = 1 browser.sessionhistory.max_entries = 1 but this last parameter have no effect, why??? After this settings my solution working, but it is little bit breaknecking: After some steps in automation I open new tab and close prewious tab and load page again and memory usage drops from 1,5GB to approx 500MB (Due to browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo = 0) Excuse me but this behaviour is very terrible.

browser.sessionhistory.max_entries I trying to reduce to 1 but this setting have no effect (I can back to new tab page), sometimes take effect only in just running instance when I change it and number must be higher than 5 or 10? Sometimes take effect, sometimes no, but after restart firefox again without effect. Due to this nonsense memory accumulation per each one tab I want to tweak firefox on my working computer. I not need galactic number - 50!!! or even more? pages in "back button" in memory per each tab, and there are no way to reduce it without restart, only way to release memory is set browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo to 0, open new tab, and close old tab and then memory usage very drop...

Next, I searched in about:config by keyword "session" and found browser.sessionstore.cleanup.forget_closed_after default equals to 1209600000 which means 14 days... oh so galactic... Normally firefox is unusable after few days without restarting, developers recommends to restart firefox for memory free up, but default value for this option sets to this huge number? Are they kidding users or what? After all, with this setting and behaviour, it almost never applies. And how much such nonsenses does firefox still contain? I am very angry for this several-years lasting memory issue because firefox is my favourite web browser. According to what I found on the internet, developers stubbornly ignoring or refuse to find effective solution but it would be so simple. Probably only memory release button would suffice, which would remove all cached pages. But "true release/free up memory button". User would had to accept, that all back/reopen actions will be discarded. No dummy/parody button in about:memory. ooooh "minimize memory usage" which free up probably max of 15%, normally about 5% of used memory. I tried "firemin" too, but this is next parody... this rapidly decrease of memory which appears as super, but causes totally pause of processes on page and when you need do some action on page, another time is needed for reloading(wake up) the almost same amount of memory as before minimization by this program - in short, this is suitable just only for temporary minimization of memory usage, something like pause firefox.

Therefore please, Can someone really help? (Not kidding like: about:memory, firemin or other unusable "nosolutions") This problem has been consuming me for so long that I quietly started to think that the only way to resolve it is to reprogram and recompile my own firefox, but that is quite unrealistic for me.

Asked by Jakubjm 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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How do I stop Firefox to stop false warnings => "Potential Security Issue"?

How do I get Firefox to stop false warnings => "Potential Security Issue"? The most recent is Toastmasters.org. That website has been around for decades. Or has Toa… (funda kabanzi)

How do I get Firefox to stop false warnings => "Potential Security Issue"? The most recent is Toastmasters.org. That website has been around for decades.

Or has Toastmasters lost control of their website?

Asked by bhs67 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by TyDraniu 9 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox is being updated by another instance

All the family use my PC with their own user accounts. Frequently Firefox goes slow and whenever I check 'About Firefox' I see 'Firefox is being updated by another insta… (funda kabanzi)

All the family use my PC with their own user accounts. Frequently Firefox goes slow and whenever I check 'About Firefox' I see 'Firefox is being updated by another instance'. This means that I have to log off all other users and then let my Firefox run an update check which, of course, normally just comes back with 'up to date'.

The problems are normally evidenced by Firefox just being very slow and/or only showing parts of the page and those parts changing as and when the page is scrolled.

This is a real problem with Firefox and makes it very unpopular with my family due to its unreliability.

Could not Firefox be set to only do an update check when it can actually complete the check and/or update.

Any advice appreciated.,

thanks,

Rob

Asked by buy 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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"Clear Recent History" window doesn't close automatically

Hello, after an internet session I'm using the "Clear Recent History" (STRG+SHIFT+Delete) function. Sometimes this window doesn't close automatically, when I'm click the … (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

after an internet session I'm using the "Clear Recent History" (STRG+SHIFT+Delete) function. Sometimes this window doesn't close automatically, when I'm click the OK-Button.

Is this a BUG?

Best regards

Thomas

Asked by thomas.kelso 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by TNorth 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox won't download files from https://www.bluesound.com/.

Used to be able to download files from anywhere I chose. Now, cannot download from www.bluesound.com. ISP and I ran test that shows download and upload work, and AT&… (funda kabanzi)

Used to be able to download files from anywhere I chose. Now, cannot download from www.bluesound.com. ISP and I ran test that shows download and upload work, and AT&T e-mails are arriving into MS Outlook (although very much slower than in the past).

When download request sent to Bluesound, the wait cursor spins indefinitely. Once left it running overnight, still spinning the next morning.

Perhaps this has to do with security settings. Advice, anyone?

Asked by jimmy.mahone 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by jimmy.mahone 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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Web Developer Tools

So Firefox updated this morning and when I went to look for the Inspector under the Web Developer Tools, it is no longer there. I use this tool all the time and came to c… (funda kabanzi)

So Firefox updated this morning and when I went to look for the Inspector under the Web Developer Tools, it is no longer there. I use this tool all the time and came to count on it. What are my options and is it still available?

Asked by jeremy.boetger 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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Backspace keyboard button no longer emulates "Back" browser button

I think the title covers it. Until recently, pressing the <Backspace> key on the keyboard would take me back to the previous webpage. Now it doesn't. Using FF v87 i… (funda kabanzi)

I think the title covers it. Until recently, pressing the <Backspace> key on the keyboard would take me back to the previous webpage. Now it doesn't.

Using FF v87 in Win10 Home.

Asked by MyUsernameHere 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by TyDraniu 10 izinyanga ezidlule

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How I export my profile data from an extension?

How I export my profile data from an extension? An extension I'm using isn't working properly and I'd like to export my data before reinstalling it. It's called onetab. T… (funda kabanzi)

How I export my profile data from an extension? An extension I'm using isn't working properly and I'd like to export my data before reinstalling it. It's called onetab.

The menu on the top right corner is gone, so how can I export my saved data (or tabs)?

Asked by desbest 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by desbest 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox suggestion to make built in Adblocker like in Opera browser

Dear Mozilla Community, I would like to suggest you to make built in adblocker in Firefox. For example Opera have this feature so we don't need install any extension. Peo… (funda kabanzi)

Dear Mozilla Community,

I would like to suggest you to make built in adblocker in Firefox. For example Opera have this feature so we don't need install any extension. People from Mozilla read subjects in support.mozilla.org? If not where I can send my suggestion?

P.S. I wanted to install Adblock Plus extension but I am afraid about safety so better option is to make built in adblocker to protect from malware. I think that this can be direction in good way.

Yours faithfully, Piotr

Asked by Peter 10 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 8 izinyanga ezidlule