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is there an add-on that allows me to control the download speed ?

just like the question says, is there any add-on that lets me control/limit my download speed ? for example i have a 2 Mbps connection, i want my download speed to be exa… (funda kabanzi)

just like the question says, is there any add-on that lets me control/limit my download speed ? for example i have a 2 Mbps connection, i want my download speed to be exactly 200 KB. any add-on out there that allows me to do just that ? thank you

Asked by moby90 4 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 4 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox update blocked by firewall

Yesterday I've got a report from one company about Firefox update being blocked by their firewall. Once it's on, the update fails. Turning it off fixes the update problem… (funda kabanzi)

Yesterday I've got a report from one company about Firefox update being blocked by their firewall. Once it's on, the update fails. Turning it off fixes the update problem, but also open their network, which is not desired. I advised to whitelist domains mentioned in article https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Setting_up_an_update_server (aus2.mozilla.org and download.mozilla.org), but seems it did not help. Firefox update still failed with "Update failed" message. So what servers Firefox needs access to during the update process so they can whitelist them?

EDIT: Just to add, before whitelisting the mentioned domain, Firefox won't be able to even find the update. Now the update if found, but fails when downloading.

Asked by Michal Stanke 5 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Michal Stanke 5 iminyaka edlule

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How to configure Firefox so that it will load everything from cache after restart, in case I am offline?

I wish to configure my Firefox so that it will cache everything and keep this cache, so that when I restart Firefox and am offline, it loads everything from cache and dis… (funda kabanzi)

I wish to configure my Firefox so that it will cache everything and keep this cache, so that when I restart Firefox and am offline, it loads everything from cache and displays fully loaded websites, even though I am offline.

Only when I try to access a not yet opened website or force reload of a website, it shall try to get things from the Internet and fail, since I am offline.

What settings are needed for this to work?

I usually start Firefox continuing my last session, so it feels like a huge waste to reload everything, mostly websites that do not change much anyway. It would be nice to have them display instantly, because everything is already on my local machine and on top be able to read all the websites I already loaded offline, since everything is cached.

Asked by ZelphirKaltstahl 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by jscher2000 2 iminyaka edlule

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is there a complete list of config entries?

today i created a new profile to FF to start over. i noticed that some config settings i set a few years ago (and kept them with each upgrade) no longer work/exist. FF se… (funda kabanzi)

today i created a new profile to FF to start over. i noticed that some config settings i set a few years ago (and kept them with each upgrade) no longer work/exist. FF seems to somehow kept them in his "memory" and they working fine. i tried to create them manually but FF doesn't recognize them.

these are the config entries in question: browser.tabs.animate browser.fullscreen.animate

so i want to know if there is a complete list by Mozilla of all config entries so i can take a look.

Asked by forgotten_sand 4 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 4 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox 50 wants to install "new helper tool" , what is it?

I downloaded Firefox 50 via the built in update. When I hit restart to install the update, I get a window saying that Firefox wants to install a "new helper tool" and tha… (funda kabanzi)

I downloaded Firefox 50 via the built in update. When I hit restart to install the update, I get a window saying that Firefox wants to install a "new helper tool" and that I need to enter an admin password to complete the update. I can't find anything about this "helper tool" in the release notes or through a google search. I was wondering just what is it? Running OSX 10.11.16. Thanks.

Asked by PLBK 4 iminyaka edlule

Answered by James 4 iminyaka edlule

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how do I permantly add exceptions

i use a wifi connection offered by my landlord that requires a log in process. it includes a Dell firewall. the certificate is considered unsafe by Mozilla. Mozilla allow… (funda kabanzi)

i use a wifi connection offered by my landlord that requires a log in process. it includes a Dell firewall. the certificate is considered unsafe by Mozilla. Mozilla allows me to add an exception, and the window that comes up has an option to make the exception permanent, but it wont allow me to check the box to make it permanent. it would make things easier if i could make the exception permanent. how do i make this certificate a permanent exception? thank you for your time in this matter, and have a great day!

Asked by Greg juu-st Greg 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by McCoy 2 iminyaka edlule

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Question about cookies in private mode

I have a free account on Pornhub, so when i log in it loads my recommitted videos, now when I don't log in it still seems to load my recommitted videos and yes they are s… (funda kabanzi)

I have a free account on Pornhub, so when i log in it loads my recommitted videos, now when I don't log in it still seems to load my recommitted videos and yes they are same type as if I log in the account. How is this possible? I thought cookies are not saved in private mode?

Asked by Wh0Dat 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Malvineous 2 iminyaka edlule

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How to increase the buffer of the web console?

When developing JavaScript, I tend to generate a lot of logging output. In newer version of Firefox the buffer of the console window seems to be very small, so that most … (funda kabanzi)

When developing JavaScript, I tend to generate a lot of logging output. In newer version of Firefox the buffer of the console window seems to be very small, so that most of my logs are being lost.

How can I increase the buffer size of the console? To be honest, I think this should be in the preferences menu.

Asked by Fractality 6 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Muhammad_Faizan 6 iminyaka edlule

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How do I know for sure whether the accessibility service is preventing third party software to acces my browser?

Hello, I want to prevent third parties accessibility services to enter my browser. But the way this checkboix is formulated confuses me. If I check the box 'prevent acce… (funda kabanzi)

Hello, I want to prevent third parties accessibility services to enter my browser. But the way this checkboix is formulated confuses me. If I check the box 'prevent accessibility services from accessing your browser' is it then enabled or disabled? What are the accessibility services here? I read all the instructions but still find it a confusing sentence to check or uncheck?

Should I read the sentence as "prevent Firefox Accessibility Service from accessing your browser'? Or should I read it as "prevent any type of physical impairment assistive software from accessing your browser?

Hope you could help me with this. And if so it could be nice to make this sentence a bit clearer. Or maybe I'm just a bit confused and you should just leave it like this;)

Best,

Art

Asked by artklln 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by user633449 3 iminyaka edlule

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How can I override server mime types, to always get mp3/rar/sid/bin files directly to the 'where do you want to save this file' dialog?

I used to be able to click MP3 files, way back when, and Firefox would ask where I wanted to save them. Nowadays it opens a new tab with a flash player. Clicking on 'unk… (funda kabanzi)

I used to be able to click MP3 files, way back when, and Firefox would ask where I wanted to save them. Nowadays it opens a new tab with a flash player. Clicking on 'unknown' files, like .sid, .prg, .zip, .rar pops up 'This is a BIN file. [Cancel] [Save]'. It does not give me a checkbox for 'always do this'. I would like the option to edit so that some file types, such as PDF, regardless of mimetype, always get opened in a new tab if clicked. Also some file types, based on extension, always go directly to 'Where do you want to save the file?' dialog box, regardless if there's a builtin player or viewer or not. In my Firefox (41.0.1 Ubuntu 14.04LTS 32-bit) I never get the 'do this for these files always' choice anymore. Googling led me to delete my mimeTypes.rdf file, and since then even 'well known' file extensions, like .zip, are treated as BIN files and I get the Cancel-or-Save box for those, too - again without the choice to 'always save BIN files'.

Asked by snout 5 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 5 iminyaka edlule

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make vlc plugin default player for youtube videos

hi is it possible to do so ? i still having high load and memory usage from youtube only videos, i would like to vlc be the default media player in youtube thanks in adva… (funda kabanzi)

hi is it possible to do so ? i still having high load and memory usage from youtube only videos, i would like to vlc be the default media player in youtube thanks in advance

Asked by Simoorish 5 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 5 iminyaka edlule

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Determine version of Firefox last used by a profile backup

I keep an archive of profile backups on an external hard drive. The backups are compressed, and I usually include the version of Firefox last used by the (principle) prof… (funda kabanzi)

I keep an archive of profile backups on an external hard drive. The backups are compressed, and I usually include the version of Firefox last used by the (principle) profile in the compressed archive filename (e.g., userinfo-firefox-56.0_date). I also make a semi-regular sync backup of the currently used profile. So far, so good.

My currently synced backup, which has not been compressed and archived, is about a month old. (I did say semi-regular.) I would like to compress and archive it before syncing, but I am no longer sure of the exact version of Firefox it used. I usually run updates when released, and can suppose Firefox 65.x, but what if I would like to be more exact? After running a search of files containing "version" in the main profile, I came across a file named compatibility.ini, which resides in the root directory. The contents are as follows:

[Compatibility] LastVersion=65.0.1_20190211233335/20190211233335 LastOSABI=WINNT_x86_64-msvc LastPlatformDir=C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox LastAppDir=C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\browser

Is this a reliable way to detect the last version of Firefox used by the profile?

Asked by michapma 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Could you tell me the maximum supported version of Firefox in this OS environment?

Hello, I am a developer working on Red Hat Linux R5.10. Could you tell me the maximum supported version of Firefox in this OS environment? The current version of Red Hat … (funda kabanzi)

Hello, I am a developer working on Red Hat Linux R5.10.

Could you tell me the maximum supported version of Firefox in this OS environment? The current version of Red Hat Linux R5.10 is related to the following environment. gtk2, glib 2.0, pango 1.14

The latest version(66.0.3) of Firefox has requirements below

-GTK + 3.4 or higher
-GLib 2.22 or higher
-Pango 1.22 or higher

This OS does not meet all the requirements.

help please

Asked by namhun 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Balázs Meskó 2 iminyaka edlule

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Why can't I uninstall Firefox?

As of 9/22/17 my computer tells me it is not compatible with Miracast which is blocking my wireless network. I believe it comes fromthe last Firefox download. No one see… (funda kabanzi)

As of 9/22/17 my computer tells me it is not compatible with Miracast which is blocking my wireless network. I believe it comes fromthe last Firefox download. No one seems to know a lot about this Miracast.

Asked by fritzpie 4 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by jscher2000 4 iminyaka edlule

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What will change when I install Firefox ESR?

Hello. I want to install Firefox ESR on top of my current installation, but what will change when I do so? What is different in ESR? See, I have downgraded to FF 40 due … (funda kabanzi)

Hello. I want to install Firefox ESR on top of my current installation, but what will change when I do so? What is different in ESR?

See, I have downgraded to FF 40 due to extension/add-on problems with FF 42, but I don't want an unsafe/unstable browser. ESR was recommended, but I'm confused about it. Will all my bookmarks, themes, add-ons, etc. remain the same? Is there a different updating schedule, and how does it work? I really need some help here.

Thank you!

Asked by HououMinamino 5 iminyaka edlule

Answered by the-edmeister 5 iminyaka edlule

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Forced updates is absolutely lame

Background: Was forced to upgrade to version 65 which broke the tabs on bottom setting. Tried to install a ESR version but it kept crashing. Went back to version 64 whi… (funda kabanzi)

Background:

Was forced to upgrade to version 65 which broke the tabs on bottom setting. Tried to install a ESR version but it kept crashing. Went back to version 64 which was immediately forced to upgrade to the broken version again (which I didn't allow).

The problem is this. The people who have implemented this forced upgrade feature are probably using Windows 10 (forced updating) and are used to being treated like second class citizens by Microsoft. Forced upgrading is completely inappropriate. I've used browsers since Netscape, all of the Firefox versions, rarely use any other browser. Never had a problem except with your forced updates.

Lucky for me I found the registry fix for admins to disable updates. Reasonably inconvenient but a hell of a lot better than putting up with forced updates that break the browser.

Question:

How about bringing back the choice to upgrade. How about, at least giving two reminders to upgrade and then disabling the messaging. This messaging is extremely disrespectful - i.e. we are going to keep on annoying you until you upgrade (to a broken system).

Asked by NormmroN 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 iminyaka edlule

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Since Firefox 36 Release Port 1935 traffic is blocked. Why?

Our streaming audio service has been using Adobe Flash Player since 2007. With the February 2015 release of Firefox 36 many of our customers (Windows and Mac) are seeing … (funda kabanzi)

Our streaming audio service has been using Adobe Flash Player since 2007. With the February 2015 release of Firefox 36 many of our customers (Windows and Mac) are seeing our Flash player hang indefinitely at "Trying connection on port 1935". In somecases reinstalling Adobe Flash Player will fix this; in other cases reinstalling Firefox will fix this; in several cases only allowing incoming connections on port 1935 (new firewall rule) will fix this.

What happened? A lot of our customers use Firefox and suddenly no joy.

Thank you!

Joseph Jacobs Webmaster Hearts of Space Inc webmaster@hos.com

Asked by HeartsOfSpace 6 iminyaka edlule

Answered by guigs 6 iminyaka edlule