localhost dns

I am migrating my wordpress based website to a new computer with a LEMP stack on Ubunto 20.04. I wish to access and test the website using the firefox browser offline. I … (funda kabanzi)

I am migrating my wordpress based website to a new computer with a LEMP stack on Ubunto 20.04. I wish to access and test the website using the firefox browser offline. I have modified my local dns (/etc/hosts) file to include my site's url but firefox can't find it. Firefox manages to find the nginx greeting and it finds phpmyadmin which is used to manage my database, but it can't locate the wordpress web pages.

One might think I had a problem with my nginx server blocks, but that's not the case because google chrome finds the web pages with no problem.

FIrefox appears to reach out to the internet dns by default and ignore the localhost dns settings. So how do I change Firefox's default settings so that it can access websites on the same computer like Google Chrome does?

Asked by wrknight 5 amahora adlule

Last reply by wrknight 15 imizuzu edlule

Firefox no longer allowing me to access some log in windows eg PayPal

I hardly know how to describe the problem I've been having but I'm fed up with it! Just now I was in a site to purchase an item and clicked to go through PayPal. I could … (funda kabanzi)

I hardly know how to describe the problem I've been having but I'm fed up with it! Just now I was in a site to purchase an item and clicked to go through PayPal. I could enter all my log in details for PayPal but it would not open the PayPal site. This has happened every time I've tried to use PayPal lately. I then have to go and use Edge and do my purchase through there, no problem at all.

Often when I've tried to open a log in window that opens in a separate pop up style window, that window will only open as a tiny window in the top left corner. I have to drag the bottom and sides to get it big enough to fill out. Then when you enter that info ready for the next section, it reverts right back to the tiny window once more. I've done all sorts of things in my settings and mostly no change. I did however get the bank log in window to stop doing it and work properly.

Another issue is the correct time for me here in Aust is no longer being recognised in some cases. One is the Track My Hours App. I enter 'Start now' and it says 6:55 AM when it's actually 4:55 PM on my computer clock! It is not the App as I now use it in Edge as well and it is fine there. I never used to have this problem with the much earlier versions of Firefox, it only started a month or so ago when I got a new computer with the latest version installed, at that stage I think it was 72 and I had other problems as well that finally got sorted.

I really want to continue using Firefox but can't do so with several sites and then waste a lot of time swapping over to another browser. I have version 83 now.

Can anyone please help!!! Thanks.

Asked by CH 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by CH 26 imizuzu edlule

Firefox Browser

When asked to REFRESH Firefox and I did, the definition of refresh did not mean remove all my bookmarks. Evidently it did to Firefox people. NOW my accumulated bookmar… (funda kabanzi)

When asked to REFRESH Firefox and I did, the definition of refresh did not mean remove all my bookmarks. Evidently it did to Firefox people. NOW my accumulated bookmarks over the past 5 years or so are ALL GONE. Is there a way to get them back? You do not believe how mad I am right now.

Asked by decastro.jnp 34 imizuzu edlule

Entire User Name & Password list deleted with Latest Update

I've tried the suggestions outlined in the Support section and none apply. There is only 1 Profile - the Default Profile. There is no .json corrupt file at support. How d… (funda kabanzi)

I've tried the suggestions outlined in the Support section and none apply. There is only 1 Profile - the Default Profile. There is no .json corrupt file at support. How do I recover this information?

Asked by young4ee 41 imizuzu edlule

Can't Retrieve Bookmarks after latest update - 76

Hello. I can't find my bookmarks after update 76. I followed the directions, and I ouldn't find anything. I searched my computer and all my drives for json files and 'bo… (funda kabanzi)

Hello. I can't find my bookmarks after update 76. I followed the directions, and I ouldn't find anything. I searched my computer and all my drives for json files and 'bookmarks', and I found backups from 2001, 2013, and I know I have backups 'older' than those on discs, but the ones missing (so far) are the most important and complete ones from the past 7 years. Please correct me if I'm wrong, but update 76 'seems' to necessitate syncing devices. I only have reason to browse on my desktop, so I didn't plan on syncing it with anything. I 'do' have a smartphone, but other than downloading malwarebytes and one other app, that I need, that's the extent of my 'online' activities on the phone. However, since I couldn't find my bookmarks without doing so, I decided to download Firefox onto my phone and try to sync them up. When I signed up for the Firefox account earlier, I changed my password with a password generator. However, my phone doesn't have all the characters on its keyboard that are in my password. You can customize the keyboard, but it looked like a magnificent pain to do so. Instead, it seemed easier to 'dumb down' my password from 40 characters down to around the minimum, at least until I got them synced. However, I tried twice with typing visible on the phone and it said the password was wrong, so instead of trying a third time, and getting locked out of Firefox - I came here to see if anyone could help me. I know that rebooting often corrects a lot of things, but since I don't have these bookmarks backed up anywhere - I was afraid this might be a case where it may make the bookmarks more difficult or impossible to retrieve. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Help Please 42 imizuzu edlule

METAMASK IS SHOWING WHITE SCREEN MY WALLET NOT RESPONSIVE

My metamaskk add on is not responsive TOTALLY I am not able to trade or send any transactions because its like the add on is not coming up at all. I am lost, and I have 0… (funda kabanzi)

My metamaskk add on is not responsive TOTALLY I am not able to trade or send any transactions because its like the add on is not coming up at all. I am lost, and I have 000,000+ in my wallet and I don't have the seed because it wouldnt give it to me please help.

Asked by ferdellcass 52 imizuzu edlule

Yahoo e-mail not working after upgrade

Running Firefox 83.0 on Ubuntu (20.04). After upgrading Ubuntu to current version, Firefox will not load Yahoo e-mail in regular mode. Just thrashes and does nothing. All… (funda kabanzi)

Running Firefox 83.0 on Ubuntu (20.04). After upgrading Ubuntu to current version, Firefox will not load Yahoo e-mail in regular mode. Just thrashes and does nothing. All other websites working fine.

Tried safe mode, and Yahoo mail loads just fine in safe mode. As such, I turned off hardware acceleration. Did not help. Then disabled the only extension I had on Firefox. Then outright removed extension. Cleared cache. Nothing.

Yahoo mail still loads just fine in safe mode, but simply will not load in regular mode. I can access the yahoo main page, but if I click into yahoo mail from there it doesn't load that way either.

Thanks for any help!!

Asked by dopperwall 1 ihora elidlule

Firefox - Frequent, frustrating hangs and lockups on new PC

I was lucky enough to be able to buld a new PC recently, Running Windows 10 Pro on a AMD Ryzen 9 5900X rig, Asus Crosshair VII Hero motherboard and 32gb of RAM. Nvidia Gf… (funda kabanzi)

I was lucky enough to be able to buld a new PC recently, Running Windows 10 Pro on a AMD Ryzen 9 5900X rig, Asus Crosshair VII Hero motherboard and 32gb of RAM. Nvidia Gforce 1070 GPU (stand in until I can get better in the new year) Should easily be enough to run Firefox right? Apparently not.

Performance in Firefox is little better than it was on my old rig, (which was still lousy). The browser constantly freezes and locks up, not responding at all to mouse clicks between tabs or on the page. It is especially common when a website opens a file requester, such as when I'm working on my website in Wordpress, but it also happens when working with downloads or seemingly randomly too (my downloads folder is on the C drive and always accessble).

I've tried disabling all plugins (I only have 3, Privacy Badger, Facebook container and Sticky Password), I don't see what point there is in resetting the profile as I only got this computer 3 days ago.

Regards software that might conflict, I run Malwarebytes anti-malware and DisplayFusion but I've tried disabling the latter and still no joy.

I really don't want to Chrome but it's leaving me little choice here. Is there anything else I can try? Thunderbird on the same PC works perfectly.

Asked by matthewab20011 7 amahora adlule

Last reply by matthewab20011 3 amahora adlule

Bluetooth headsets continuously toggling call mode when using microphone

In recent weeks, calls with audio have become buggy in Firefox. Whenever I engage in a call that accesses the microphone while I have a bluetooth headset connected, the h… (funda kabanzi)

In recent weeks, calls with audio have become buggy in Firefox. Whenever I engage in a call that accesses the microphone while I have a bluetooth headset connected, the headset starts continuously toggling call mode on and off for an extended duration. This can be anywhere from 10 seconds/3ish toggles to never-ending (meaning I got tired of waiting after about 3 minutes/55ish toggles).

Today I finally decided to debug further. Here are my findings:

  • Problem only exists in Firefox. I tested with Safari, Chromium, Slack and Discord, with no trouble presenting itself in any of them
  • Problem relates to all bluetooth headsets. I have tested with Sennheiser Momentum 2 Wireless and Steelseries Arctis Pro Wireless, with both exhibiting the problem in Bluetooth mode. If I have no bluetooth headsets connected, the problem does not present itself. There is also no problem if I connect the Arctis using the wireless base station (which in turn is connected to the laptop by USB) instead of bluetooth. Using the base station, call and non-call are exposed to my mac as different/simultaneous channels — this may have something to do with it.
  • Problem persists with hardware acceleration toggled off
  • Problem persists in safe mode
  • Problem persists in private mode
  • Problem persists both on Whereby.com and Discord.com. On Whereby, it also interferes with the camera. This leads me to believe it might have something to do with WebRTC, as I think both websites use it.
  • Problem persists after reinstalling Firefox
  • On a possibly related note: if I end the voice chat session after it has stabilised, call mode toggles off slowly and always sends a "start playing media" signal to my Mac, even if it didn't pause anything when toggling call mode on.

In sum, this leads me to believe there is some sort of bug in Firefox causing this, but the lack of other topics on here with the same problem makes me skeptical. I am open to any suggestions with regards to further testing I can do. This is obviously very annoying, and I would like to have bluetooth calls working again.

Asked by Lemonous 10 amahora adlule

Last reply by Lemonous 4 amahora adlule

How to remove navigation bar in version 83.0

I wish to slim down the UI of firefox to how I used to have it where the Navbar was disabled (yes the one you type URLs into), this used to be possible in an older build … (funda kabanzi)

I wish to slim down the UI of firefox to how I used to have it where the Navbar was disabled (yes the one you type URLs into), this used to be possible in an older build of Firefox but it doesn't seem to be the case anymore, Mozilla also released an addon to appease those who liked the feature when they removed it however they have since removed this addon.

I simply don't need the navigation bar and would like it to be removed for some more minimal interface. What's the best way I could achieve this?

All the best, F.Homewood

Asked by FHomewood98 4 amahora adlule

Firefox v. 83 login to pages

Hello, i have latest Firefox on Windows 10. I have troubles with login to many pages (etc. Google). I have my login and password correctly in password manager in Firefox … (funda kabanzi)

Hello, i have latest Firefox on Windows 10. I have troubles with login to many pages (etc. Google). I have my login and password correctly in password manager in Firefox and every time when i go to google.com or facebook.com i am sign out and need to sign in, but with two-factor authentication. When i install Fiefox i use this manual to setup for privacy so maybe there is a problem. Can someone help me? Thanks

Asked by maros6666 6 amahora adlule

Firefox not allowing access/connection to certain websites.

Recently, I have been blocked from visiting certain websites by Firefox, which are perfectly fine websites. I have to close out of Firefox and use Safari to connect to th… (funda kabanzi)

Recently, I have been blocked from visiting certain websites by Firefox, which are perfectly fine websites. I have to close out of Firefox and use Safari to connect to these websites. One of the websites is my City of San Bruno website: https://www.onlinebiller.com/sanbruno/index.html.

This is just one of several websites in which I'm told the website there is a potential security issue. Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue: I copy and pasted the warning below: "Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.onlinebiller.com because this website requires a secure connection. What can you do about it? www.onlinebiller.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site.

The issue is most likely with the website, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it.

If you are on a corporate network or using anti-virus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the website’s administrator about the problem."

I contacted the City of San Bruno and was told it's a browser problem. As I mentioned above I can connect to these sites through Safari with no problem.

Thank You for any explanation/assistance on how to connect to these websites using Firefox.

Asked by Clay 6 amahora adlule

calling sidebarAction.open() from tabs.onActivated event

I want wrote extension, that will open sidebar (with bookmarks) on New Tab, and close it on other tabs. I make background script with next content: ``` browser.tabs.onAct… (funda kabanzi)

I want wrote extension, that will open sidebar (with bookmarks) on New Tab, and close it on other tabs.

I make background script with next content: ``` browser.tabs.onActivated.addListener(function(tab){ if(tab.url=="about:newtab") browser.sidebarAction.open() else browser.sidebarAction.close() }) ``` And I get next error in console: `browser.sidebarAction is undefined`

Also I can see here that such actions "can only be called from inside the handler for a user action." Clicking the extension's browser action or page action.

And I want ensure whether tabs.onActivated event is a User action?

And if not, is there any ways or suggestions to go around this limitation?

Asked by FeelUs 7 amahora adlule

Firefox on Mac : Files dropped on desktop never go where I want

Hello, I'm posting because I found nothing on the internet about this. When I want to drag and drop a file from Firefox (for example : an image) to my desktop, the file a… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I'm posting because I found nothing on the internet about this.

When I want to drag and drop a file from Firefox (for example : an image) to my desktop, the file always get placed somewhere decided by Firefox instead of the place I wanted.

Example : I want to drag and drop an image from Firefox on the bottom left of my screen, and it gets placed on the top right.

This is really annoying because Firefox always decide a different place to put the file, and I always lose time looking for the file on my desktop.

This is the only application that I use that does this.

Is this possible to fix ?

Thank you for helping !

Asked by rem5227 7 amahora adlule

MightyText Add-in

I just recently started using Firefox. I use a text program - MightyText - on my computer. In Chrome I can send pages via text, but I cannot find the add-in for Firefox… (funda kabanzi)

I just recently started using Firefox. I use a text program - MightyText - on my computer. In Chrome I can send pages via text, but I cannot find the add-in for Firefox.

Asked by crossbow1959 7 amahora adlule

Some text is covered with black diamonds and question marks

On FoxNews.com, some articles include a section at the bottom for user comments. First-level comments frequently receive additional second- and third-level comments. Fir… (funda kabanzi)

On FoxNews.com, some articles include a section at the bottom for user comments. First-level comments frequently receive additional second- and third-level comments.

First-level comments are working fine, but lower-level comments are partially obliterated with a string of black diamonds with question marks �?U��N�@?�.

This is not an issue when I use Safari, but it is on Firefox.

Asked by Prentice3 2 emasontweni adlule

Last reply by Prentice3 8 amahora adlule

Auto Updates for Enterprises

I am looking for the exact site we need to access to perform auto updates to Firefox DE on Windows 10 64-bit v. 1909. We have numerous security precautions in place and … (funda kabanzi)

I am looking for the exact site we need to access to perform auto updates to Firefox DE on Windows 10 64-bit v. 1909. We have numerous security precautions in place and we currently can't access the auto updates area. Our security does not allow us to open the entire downloads area, so we are looking for the exact URL that is required for auto updates to function. We are also wondering if it is possible to have the auto updates point to a local server. This would allow us to bypass giving the full access to the website URL and just point customers locally within our own environment.

Thanks.

Asked by mcorcor1 9 amahora adlule

Volunteer signature?

I have classmates and co-workers who are trying to volunteer but would need an approved signature to sign on the volunteer document is that possible to get an E-Signiture… (funda kabanzi)

I have classmates and co-workers who are trying to volunteer but would need an approved signature to sign on the volunteer document is that possible to get an E-Signiture on our document?

Asked by albertoj0320 11 amahora adlule