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How to disable: "Your internet connection was restored" notifications?

How to disable: "Your internet connection was restored" notifications? – Terribly annoying and only started in the last version 77.0.1 very recently. I rather switch to a… (funda kabanzi)

How to disable: "Your internet connection was restored" notifications? – Terribly annoying and only started in the last version 77.0.1 very recently. I rather switch to another browser if I cannot get rid of this. Checked my 3 plug-ins, but cannot find anything there, nor if it is something on Facebook I cannot find it. Any idea?

Asked by eyeless 1 unyaka odlule

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Import passwords from Chrome to Firefox

On a Mac, tried to come back to firefox after many years but is there no way now to import my passwords from Chrome to Firefox? On the support pages there are supposed to… (funda kabanzi)

On a Mac, tried to come back to firefox after many years but is there no way now to import my passwords from Chrome to Firefox?

On the support pages there are supposed to be: 1) an Import button on Password Manager - not there for Mac 2) Import password check box for when you import data - no there for Mac (only importing bookmarks etc)

Can I not use the csv file from Chrome in any way?

This seems to be a pretty significant way to deter anyone wanting to try a new switch, not on Windows.

Asked by p888888 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Shadow110 3 iminyaka edlule

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What is Firefox doing when it tries to connect to these addresses - detectportal.firefox.com, shavar.services.mozilla.com, secure.fanboy.co.nz ?

Firefox randomly and repeatedly calls out to addresses that have nothing to do with my browsing, and I'm trying to find out which I can block. I've identified a few that… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox randomly and repeatedly calls out to addresses that have nothing to do with my browsing, and I'm trying to find out which I can block. I've identified a few that seem to be related to the *constant* checking for updates, but some I'm not sure about:

detectportal.firefox.com shavar.services.mozilla.com secure.fanboy.co.nz

BTW, why is it so difficult to disable automatic update checks? I found an article about JSON files, but shouldn't it just be a setting in preference? The constant update checks are interfering with my browsing, which should get priority, I think.

Firefox 65.0 on MacOS

Asked by grumpyoldguy 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by philipp 2 iminyaka edlule

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Accidentally removed the bookmark star button from address bar- how do I get it back?

I know how to bookmark a page- what I want to know is how to restore the bookmark star in the address bar (I accidentally removed it). I KNOW that you can bookmark a page… (funda kabanzi)

I know how to bookmark a page- what I want to know is how to restore the bookmark star in the address bar (I accidentally removed it). I KNOW that you can bookmark a page by clicking the 3 dots at the end of the address bar and using the drop down menu, etc, or key commands.

BUT- I want to RESTORE the star that easily and quickly allowed you to bookmark a page. All other answers to this same question seem to only tell people alternate ways to bookmark a page. I don't need that. I need to know how to restore bookmark star to address bar. Thanks!

Asked by SpaceCrawler 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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Disable search in address bar function.

Even though I have deselected "Show search suggestions in address bar results" in my preferences, I can't get rid of it. When I start typing in the address bar it has th… (funda kabanzi)

Even though I have deselected "Show search suggestions in address bar results" in my preferences, I can't get rid of it.

When I start typing in the address bar it has the whole drop down box with a bunch of search engines I don't want or use - YouTube, Facebook, Wikipedia, Reddit and Twitter.

It wasn't there before, and it's really annoying.

Asked by Bells 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by philipp 1 unyaka odlule

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Is HTML5 built in to Firefox?

I ran 2 different versions of Linux Firefox from a Linux CD and Firefox version were not able to play HTML5 from Youtube. Youtubes test shows HTML5 not available. The ver… (funda kabanzi)

I ran 2 different versions of Linux Firefox from a Linux CD and Firefox version were not able to play HTML5 from Youtube. Youtubes test shows HTML5 not available. The version of Firefox was 61.x

Why would it not play as I expect HTML5 in to Firefox? Linux support seems to think a update is required but that should only occur if Firefox itself is dependent on the operating system.

Asked by Mace2 2 iminyaka edlule

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Widevine Will Not Install

I have been trying to watch Netflix on Firefox, I made some security changes and at first thought that I may have caused the problem, but now I see that the add-on just f… (funda kabanzi)

I have been trying to watch Netflix on Firefox, I made some security changes and at first thought that I may have caused the problem, but now I see that the add-on just fails to install. It just keeps the notification that it is installing. Is there a way to fix this issue?

Asked by Yossi 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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save browsing history easily in csv or html

I've searched all over the web - to no avail :( All I want to do is to save my browsing history EASILY. That used to be possible in Firefox very easily by using the expor… (funda kabanzi)

I've searched all over the web - to no avail :( All I want to do is to save my browsing history EASILY. That used to be possible in Firefox very easily by using the export button or by using a tool like Norton's. Sadly no longer it seems... no more Norton or exporting is only possible for bookmarks :( :( I know where the data is - mostly in places.sqlite - and have used a SQL browser but I don't want to have to learn how to manage data bases, I just want a simple list of all the sites I've visited with date... Everyone is so concerned about deleting their browser history, but is really no one interested in keeping a record?? I've used Nirsoft's great History Viewer sadly only available for Windows - but I use my Mac far more than my PC and syncing doesn't always work in moving all my browser history from my Mac to my PC. If there really is nothing there, I'd appreciate very much help from someone with SQL experience - what do I have to do using a DB Browser for SQLite in order to generate the list I'd like. Thanks to everyone who can help in advance!

Asked by Robojod 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Robojod 2 iminyaka edlule

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open link in new tab

I do not know how to make sure that firefox opens links in a new tab. In Preferences I checked the option 'always open in a new tab instead of a new window' but that doe… (funda kabanzi)

I do not know how to make sure that firefox opens links in a new tab. In Preferences I checked the option 'always open in a new tab instead of a new window' but that does not work: links are always opened in the same tab but not in a new one. How to make that happen?

Asked by okkehel 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by McCoy 1 unyaka odlule

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keyboard shortcut for duplicating tab

Every time when i want to open a new tab, i need to copy the url in current tab and open a new tab and paste the url, and then load the page. It would be lot easier if th… (funda kabanzi)

Every time when i want to open a new tab, i need to copy the url in current tab and open a new tab and paste the url, and then load the page. It would be lot easier if there is a shortcut key to duplicate my current tab.

Asked by thangagiri 5 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 5 iminyaka edlule

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Unable to start screensharing

I am using a video conferencing site called "whereby.com". It works as expected for everything but screen sharing. When attempting to share my screen, Firefox asks me if … (funda kabanzi)

I am using a video conferencing site called "whereby.com". It works as expected for everything but screen sharing.

When attempting to share my screen, Firefox asks me if I'd like to allow "whereby.com" to see my screen (see attached screenshot). When clicking "Allow", I see the message in the second attached screenshot.

Firefox version - 73.0.1 Mac OS version - 10.15.3

The same error message appears regardless which of the options I select in the window where Firefox asks which window or screen to share.

Whereby doesn't have any info on this, and no search I've run has turned up anything that might give more info on the cause of, or possible solution to, the error saying screensharing could not start. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

Let me know if there's anything more I need to share to help troubleshoot this.

Thanks, Dan

Asked by xq42 1 unyaka odlule

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https://remotedesktop.google.com/access doesn't work with FF68

Chrome Remote Desktop (https://remotedesktop.google.com/access) doesn't work with FF68 on MacOS. It's been working lovely thus far. Lot's of users are having the same iss… (funda kabanzi)

Chrome Remote Desktop (https://remotedesktop.google.com/access) doesn't work with FF68 on MacOS. It's been working lovely thus far. Lot's of users are having the same issue: https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/ceg19l/google_remote_desktop_error/

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Asked by Miko 2 iminyaka edlule

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Hide Firefox's toolbar in full screen Mac OS

I cannot get Firefox to go completely into full screen on Mac OS Catalina. When going full screen it will hide the Mac system menu bar at the top, but it will not hide th… (funda kabanzi)

I cannot get Firefox to go completely into full screen on Mac OS Catalina. When going full screen it will hide the Mac system menu bar at the top, but it will not hide the Firefox address bar. I've researched a bit and found some suggestions about settings in about:config pertaining to full screen access, and I've exhausted all of those suggestions. Is this a known issue on Mac with Firefox?

Asked by schoolboi1980 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Flash player add-on crashes in all applications OSX 10.9.2; Firefox (28.0) safe mode didn't help. Re-installed Flash, rebooted, no luck. Any ideas?

Flash stopped working the same day that Norton Anti-Virus [version 10.6 (26)] reported, "(Web Attack: Angler Exploit kit Flash Download 4) blocked." I suppose this means… (funda kabanzi)

Flash stopped working the same day that Norton Anti-Virus [version 10.6 (26)] reported, "(Web Attack: Angler Exploit kit Flash Download 4) blocked." I suppose this means that the malware was not installed; so may be only a coincidence.

The HTML5 youtube video referenced on the Mozilla site, "Amazing Roger Federer trickshot on Gillette ad shoot," works fine. The non-HTML5 version reports the flash player crashed. Game site, bubbleshooter.com won't work either.

Troubleshooter plugin installed. Tried Firefox safe mode, no help. Safari browser also has flash player crash. Can't figure out how to turn off hardware acceleration because the player never appears in the browser so that I can right-click on it.

Any help with this would be appreciated!

Asked by greenhound 7 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Moses 7 iminyaka edlule

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Proxy Authorization Required. Firefox does not ask for a proxy username and password.

I am using firefox on mac with manual proxies and have provided the proxy address and port. I have set the proxy in Firefox->Preferences->Advanced->Network. This… (funda kabanzi)

I am using firefox on mac with manual proxies and have provided the proxy address and port. I have set the proxy in Firefox->Preferences->Advanced->Network. This proxy requires authentication But firefox does not prompt me for credentials of this proxy. It just throws a page that says "Proxy Authorization Required" and "Description: Authorization is required for access to this proxy"

I have tried the following to no effect. 1) Clearing all the profiles in ~/Library/Profiles folders 2) Clearing profiles.ini file. 3) Setting the proxy along with username and password in System preferences and make firefox use system proxies instead of manual proxies.

Right now I am downloading firefox 13 beta to see if this solves the problem. Any workaround available for FF12.0?


Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thanks.


EDIT:: Tried with FF 13 beta. Same problem

Asked by Sanjay 9 iminyaka edlule

Answered by Sanjay 9 iminyaka edlule

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Google drive files not downloading in Firefox Browser

I am using Firefox Browser V81.0 (64-bit) on MacOS Catalina and I'm experiencing issues with downloading files specifically from Google Drive. I can download other files … (funda kabanzi)

I am using Firefox Browser V81.0 (64-bit) on MacOS Catalina and I'm experiencing issues with downloading files specifically from Google Drive. I can download other files using Firefox, but it doesn't work when using GDrive. I know it's an issue with Firefox because I've tried downloading the GDrive files using Safari and it's fine.

What happens is I'll click download and then there is no prompt that asks me if I'd like to download the file.

I also looked at this thread and followed the troubleshooting measures (including clearing the browser cache and starting Firefox in Safe Mode), but it did not solve the problem: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1157677]

I've also tried un-installing/re-installing Firefox. And I have my adblocker disabled for Google Drive.

Any suggestions for how to resolve the problem?

Asked by averagehuman 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by averagehuman 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox is suddenly not remembering logins or passwords even though I have enabled the feature in the privacy and security settings

Why is Firefox suddenly not remembering any of my logins or passwords? When I go into Preferences > Security, the box to "remember logins and passwords for websites" … (funda kabanzi)

Why is Firefox suddenly not remembering any of my logins or passwords? When I go into Preferences > Security, the box to "remember logins and passwords for websites" is checked. However, when I click on saved passwords there are zero. The boxes are still popping up asking if I want to save a password and I click yes, but it doesn't save. I am not in private browsing mode. However, I recently had an issue with firefox running slowly and was prompted to perform a function to make it run faster, which I did. I don't remember what that was, but it seems to have triggered this.

Asked by jbdette 3 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 3 iminyaka edlule