Can't pin "Nightly" to Ubuntu taskbar. Can only load from "MOZ" command! Help!

My install of Firefox was somehow corrupted. I was instructed by FF tech support to download the latest "Nightly" build, extract it to my "Downloads" folder, and launch i… (funda kabanzi)

My install of Firefox was somehow corrupted. I was instructed by FF tech support to download the latest "Nightly" build, extract it to my "Downloads" folder, and launch it using the following command:

MOZ_ACCELERATED=0 MOZ_WEBRENDER=0 ~/Downloads/firefox/firefox

This opens a working install of "Nightly" (with purple & blue firefox icon), but as soon as I close it, the icon goes away. The program is not recognized as "installed" so it does not appear in a search for installed apps. And if I right-click on its icon while running, "Pin to taskbar" is not an option.

"Nighly" is working (I'm using it to type this) and I even have it Synced to my account, but the ONLY way to launch it is via the Terminal CLI. :(

My broken copy of "Firefox" is still listed as installed, but is unusable.

HELP! TIA

Asked by Mugsy 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Seburo 57 imizuzu edlule

Firefox will not allow me to revert to an older version.

When I was using version 88.x, Firefox had not crashed for years. Then all of a sudden, Firefox would crash several times a day. I looked and Firefox had updated me to ve… (funda kabanzi)

When I was using version 88.x, Firefox had not crashed for years. Then all of a sudden, Firefox would crash several times a day. I looked and Firefox had updated me to ver 89.0. But I let it ride. Then Firefox about a month ago, Firefox stsrted to crash EVERY DAY. Then one day it crashed EIGHT TIMES IN A ROW and I mean when I hit RESTART, IT WOULD CRASH. I tried to revert to rel 88 but Mozilla WILL NOT ALLOW US TO REVERT BACK TO A PREVIOUS VERSION. When you do, the PROFILE gives you TWO OPTIONS: 'EXIT or CREATE A NEW PROFILE.' Certainly you do not want to CREATE A NEW PROFILE as you will LOSE, your history, add-ons, Bookmarks, EVERYTHING and you see a WHITE Firefox screen with nothing. So I choose EXIT and tried to put up with the CRAPPY ver 89. BUT FIREFOX KEPT CRASHING. TODAY IT CRASHED SIX TIMES IN A ROW......When I checked the VERSION, YOU HAD UPGRADED TO VER 91.0b6 (64-bit) AND IT IS NO BETTER.

WHAT IN THE HECK IS GOING ON. I DO NOT WANT TO LEARN CHROME OR EDGE AS I HAVE USED FIREFOX SINCE VERSION 1.0.

DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO GO BACK AND KEEP YOUR OLD PROFILE, FLACKY OR NOT AS THAT IS BETTER THAN 'RESTARTING' FIREFOX ALL THE TIME.

MY VERSION 88 NEVER FAILED.

Asked by jagman55 2 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 ihora elidlule

Version 90.02 D.O.H. unwanted change

I installed FF on my Mac from https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/ firefox/releases/90.0/mac/en-US/ sha256 dbc08038e2a26017d360bbf366a935084ed0e0914dc50f3e7e419e… (funda kabanzi)

I installed FF on my Mac from https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/ firefox/releases/90.0/mac/en-US/ sha256 dbc08038e2a26017d360bbf366a935084ed0e0914dc50f3e7e419e5b765c8863. I then performed an update to 90.2 directly via the update notification instead of the direct download and found that D.O.H value changed from cloudflare default to an unknown cira canadian shield.

Why would the default setting change to a unknown Canadian D.O.H. provider when I have a US version of FF installed on a upgrade? See enclosed.

Asked by Mace2 10 amahora adlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 amahora adlule

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 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by AnotherRob 3 amahora adlule

How can I get rid of white stripe at top of screen that SPONTANEOUSLY SHOWS UP on loading something on THE SAME PAGE?

FIREFOX IS MUCH WORSE in this regard than other browsers SHOWING ANNOYING sliding STRIP AT THE TOP OF THE SCREEN FREAKING SLIDES left right and is obnoxious frustrating A… (funda kabanzi)

FIREFOX IS MUCH WORSE in this regard than other browsers SHOWING ANNOYING sliding STRIP AT THE TOP OF THE SCREEN FREAKING SLIDES left right and is obnoxious frustrating AT TIMES whenever THE PAGE LOADS SOMETHING NEW ON THE SAME PAGE without changing the address YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN? WHAT IS this obnoxious annoying HORSE CRUD no options about and HARDLY ANY INFORMATION ABOUT IT IS FREAKING LUDICROUS and SHOULD HAVE A WAY TO FIX BECAUSE FREAKING INSANE THANK

Asked by Wes 4 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 4 amahora adlule

No Netflix or Amazon Prime on Firefox 90.0.2. (64bit) for MacOS Catalina - Widevine issues

Netflix and Prime Video do not allow video playing and give me errors associated with Widevine. Thing is, all the threads I have found about Widevine issues for Firefox o… (funda kabanzi)

Netflix and Prime Video do not allow video playing and give me errors associated with Widevine. Thing is, all the threads I have found about Widevine issues for Firefox on MacOS say that new widevine is not supported on or before MacOS 10.11.

I am using a MacbookPro 13" 2012 Running MacOS 10.15.17 (Catalina) Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit)

Installed Firefox 78.9.0esr as suggested roll back solution and it did not change anything. Reinstalled Firefox 90.0.2 and now Firefox Plugins section is is telling me that "Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc. will be installed shortly." but it doesn't seem to change. I have always stayed updated on MacOS and Firefox versions, and suddenly in early 2021 this has become an issue that persists to date.

Is the current status of Widevine for Firefox on MacOS BROKEN?

There are no roll backs that seem to work, and I can't find anyone else with my MacOS and Firefox versions that are reporting the same problem. Streaming is not only the way of the future, it has been the standard for media viewing for over 5 YEARS. Firefox needs to figure how to make widevine work from the get go or it will quickly go the way of the dinosaur.

I don't WANT to use Chrome (thought I currently do for Netflix), please don't suggest that as a solution.

Asked by pMa1 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 5 amahora adlule

More of a suggestion, Context Menu option to open tab in new window

So, if I want to open a tab that exists in my current open Firefox to a new window, or a new private window(Good for accessing an alt account without logging out a main a… (funda kabanzi)

So, if I want to open a tab that exists in my current open Firefox to a new window, or a new private window(Good for accessing an alt account without logging out a main account), I have to right-click the taskbar icon for it, or the desktop icon, firefox's settings menu, or a keypress; navigate to the page, and log in.

It would be super convenient to send a tab to a new window or private window from right-clicking the desired tab, and selecting an option. Currently, (90.0..1), there is just a send to container option, which doesn't exactly accomplish what I am looking for.

This is purely QoL, but it would speed things up quite a bit.

Asked by 4g0tt3nSou1 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by cor-el 5 amahora adlule

SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP when trying to visit my own website

Whenever I visit my [[website|https://alotofyoumaybeaskingwhyareyouavirginisaytothemiampoggersgfisnot.international/]] I get an error saying Cannot communicate securely w… (funda kabanzi)

Whenever I visit my [[website|https://alotofyoumaybeaskingwhyareyouavirginisaytothemiampoggersgfisnot.international/]] I get an error saying Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s). And the error code is SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP. I am running Firefox 90.0.2 on Windows 10. The website is hosted on a nginx vps and I am using Cloudflare for SSL. On cloudflare I am using a single A record to the IP of my VPS and I have enabled proxy. SSL/TLS encryption mode is Flexible.

Asked by ibbysaleemi 21 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 5 amahora adlule

Full URL of old Google searches appearing as a suggestion in the address bar. How to hide or disable it?

Hi everyone. There's a behavior with the "search suggestions" feature in the address bar that works differently than I'd expect. I show a real example below: 1 - I did a… (funda kabanzi)

Hi everyone.

There's a behavior with the "search suggestions" feature in the address bar that works differently than I'd expect. I show a real example below:

1 - I did a search with the phrase "mercado livre" using the address bar suggestions 2 - I visited the website www.mercadolivre.com.br 3 - I close the window and open I new one 3 - When I start typing the word "mer" with the intention of opening the site again, the address bar suggests as the first option the URL "https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=market +free". This is the URL of the search done in step 1. You can see thin in the image attached.

What I really hope is that in step 3, it lists the URL "www.mercadolivre.com.br" (my history), and below that, the other search suggestions. It doesn't make sense to me to list the full Google search url as a suggestion, as in step 3.

Is there any way to hide or disable this kind of suggestion? Note that I don't want to disable all suggestions from previously visited sites, just the old searches´ full URL types from step 3.

Thanks.

Asked by Francis 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by cor-el 6 amahora adlule

Flickering Ui`s on twitch\youtube

Hi there. When watching twitch or youtube on one screen everything is just fine. I do have 2 monitors, and sometimes i watch 2 twitch streamers at the same time. or one w… (funda kabanzi)

Hi there. When watching twitch or youtube on one screen everything is just fine. I do have 2 monitors, and sometimes i watch 2 twitch streamers at the same time. or one with youtube and one with twitch. Everything have been working just fine, but for maybe 2 weeks ago, the UI or stuff around the video\stream im watching is flickering. This only happens when watching 2 videos at same time. It flickers on both. The video itself is just fine, but everything around is flickering, like chat on twitch, or the recommended videos on the rightside of youtube video window. Turning Safe mode on and it stops. uninstalling all addons, and the problem is still there. And still work fine in Safe mode. Havent done any changes anywhere with firefox, and only use 2 addons. And if im watching 2 videos and scrolls down and up on one of the screens, it flickers even more. Hardware Acc is off.

Asked by Fangorian 1 usuku oludlule

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 7 amahora adlule

Some web pages not displaying properly after July 19, 2021 update

Since my firefox browser updated yesterday with the July 19, 2021 update, some web pages are not displaying properly. For example, I use Yahoo mail, and when I click on … (funda kabanzi)

Since my firefox browser updated yesterday with the July 19, 2021 update, some web pages are not displaying properly. For example, I use Yahoo mail, and when I click on an email, most of the content is not showing, including the sender's message. Other frequently used websites are similarly affected.

This same problem occurred after another recent firefox update, and it was eventually fixed when I "checked for updates".

I'm hoping this bug is widespread enough that the Mozilla team will be providing a further update that fixes this.

Meanwhile, if anyone has an idea, I'll listen!

Asked by mellodron 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 7 amahora adlule

Primary password popup - how limit it asking me for a password only when I am trying to access a page

I am sat in front of a PC for most of my day. Firefox spends most of its time minimised while I use document and video applications. On average the Primary password login… (funda kabanzi)

I am sat in front of a PC for most of my day. Firefox spends most of its time minimised while I use document and video applications. On average the Primary password login box will activate over everything I am doing frequently - by frequently I mean 2-3 times an hour or more. It is annoying and nonsensical. What am I doing wrong or is this simply a flaw in firefox? In my imagination at least it makes sense for it to ask me for a password when I want to use a password restricted domain.

Asked by nimai.pandit.das 18 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 7 amahora adlule

Primary password prompt appearing frequently

I have had a primary/master password set in Firefox for years. It only prompted me to enter it once per session. Since version 90, it now pops up at least once a day at r… (funda kabanzi)

I have had a primary/master password set in Firefox for years. It only prompted me to enter it once per session. Since version 90, it now pops up at least once a day at random times to ask for the password again. This has happened on 3 different devices where Firefox is installed.

How can I stop it doing that or at least extend the time to a week? I know there are hidden config options for these, but they look to be on the default values, so have never changed.

Asked by dafyddt 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 7 amahora adlule

Firefox stops responding and sometimes turns itself off

I have two problems with Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit). 1. Sometimes the program stops responding; sometimes it restarts on its own but sometimes I have to close it. 2. Somet… (funda kabanzi)

I have two problems with Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit).

1. Sometimes the program stops responding; sometimes it restarts on its own but sometimes I have to close it.

2. Sometimes when I switch from Firefox to another open program Firefox closes on its own.

Thanks.

Asked by crl4242 15 amahora adlule

Last reply by FredMcD 8 amahora adlule

Tabs on Bottom complication with FF 90.0.2 ...

The thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1325905#answer-1429736 was "locked" after I requested help about removing toolbar "fog". Thank you for your replies… (funda kabanzi)

The thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1325905#answer-1429736 was "locked" after I requested help about removing toolbar "fog".

Thank you for your replies.

Asked by henrietta_stroph 11 amahora adlule

Last reply by cor-el 9 amahora adlule