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Unable to Access Washington Post

I can no longer access The Washington Post using Firefox even though I have a subscription. The website pops up for a minute and then disappears. I have done a search for… (funda kabanzi)

I can no longer access The Washington Post using Firefox even though I have a subscription. The website pops up for a minute and then disappears. I have done a search for help with this problem, but I've not found a solution. This doesn't happen with any other site. Any suggestions for how to remedy this problem?

Asked by diane.franklin 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 4 izinyanga ezidlule

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shortcut for switching browser windows?

Hello, I urgently ;-) need a shortcut to switch between open browser windows. It seems to be one of the basic ones, but is nowhere to be found. Solutions using Tilde do n… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I urgently ;-) need a shortcut to switch between open browser windows. It seems to be one of the basic ones, but is nowhere to be found.

Solutions using Tilde do not work for me becuse it's not available on my Apple keyboard.

Why not use Command +< or Command + > respectively, like many other apps do?

And why not at least let me configure that in a simple fashion myself???

Thanks for any solution!

Asked by 200cm 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by artist3 1 unyaka odlule

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warn on quit

It's so frustrating that the keyboard shortcut for closing tabs is right beside the one to quit Firefox. I've lost countless hours because of this, and it's so easy to ac… (funda kabanzi)

It's so frustrating that the keyboard shortcut for closing tabs is right beside the one to quit Firefox. I've lost countless hours because of this, and it's so easy to accidentally do. Is there a way to keep this from happening? A simple "Are you sure" confirmation dialog would be great, or I really like the Chrome "hold command-Q" to exit feature. This seemingly simple function is proving extremely difficult to accomplish.

Yes, I'm aware of session restore, but (1) It does not preserve my window arrangement. I use multiple desktops for various tasks, and they each have related browser windows. (2) I need to see webpages exactly as they were when I opened them. Sessions expire, dynamic pages are refreshed, content is removed etc. That is all lost.

I do not want to disable session restore completely. It can still be useful. But, I do not want to trigger session restore automatically every time. Manual activation is ideal.

regarding: "browser.tabs.warnOnClose" I do not want a warning for closing multiple tabs. I often have many windows open and that warning gets annoying. It also doesn't prevent me from accidentally quitting when I only have one tab open.

I tried setting browser.warnOnQuit to true, but it's ignored.

I simply want a confirmation when I use the keyboard shortcut to QUIT. That's it. No side effects. Can Firefox do this?

Asked by MountainManJoe 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Lost passwords after updating Firefox

I downloaded the recommended update by Firefox for our browser. Apparently, I inadvertently did not carry the passwords over in the application or something. I am so up… (funda kabanzi)

I downloaded the recommended update by Firefox for our browser. Apparently, I inadvertently did not carry the passwords over in the application or something. I am so upset with myself because I no longer have any passwords. I chose Firefox many years ago for the convenience of having our many passwords securely and readily available. Now I have nothing! All our financial and medical accounts have passwords and I can no longer get them. PLEASE HELP

I still am unable to get my Firefox profile password. I don't remember and I cant sign on. I am using Firefox as my search engine but I cannot update nor organize my bookmarks because I don't have my password for the Firefox account. I'm almost ready to give Firefox the boot!!! PLEASE HELP

Asked by n.b.munhofen 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by kevin.keismith 1 unyaka odlule

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Facebook is glitching due to Firefox browser

Hi! For several days I've been unable to check notifications and click emoticons on FB. I just spoke with a tech who checked other browsers (Chrome, Safari) as well as my… (funda kabanzi)

Hi! For several days I've been unable to check notifications and click emoticons on FB. I just spoke with a tech who checked other browsers (Chrome, Safari) as well as my phone and I was able to do both with them all. But I still can't in Firefox. I've checked to make sure I'm updated, and I am. So she suggested I reach out to you. Should I try uninstalling Firefox and re-installing? I'm assuming I'll lose my history? Thank you!

Asked by tea4thee 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Trainmanhowe 1 unyaka odlule

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Unable to post Facebook picture comments only. Can post to main page.

Noticed after a FireFox update I am unable to post picture comments to others posts on Facebook. GIFs and emojis are fine. Tried resetting Firefox and deleting extensions… (funda kabanzi)

Noticed after a FireFox update I am unable to post picture comments to others posts on Facebook. GIFs and emojis are fine. Tried resetting Firefox and deleting extensions. No change. Restarted computer. No change. Can, however, post pics on other browsers like Chrome. Using updated Mac OS Catalina.

No ideas what else to try.

Asked by jws360 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by mishmish 1 unyaka odlule

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Two windows open every time I click on an email link

I am running on a new iMac. Every time I click on an email link two windows open. One window is my the home page I have set up and the second is the page that the email… (funda kabanzi)

I am running on a new iMac. Every time I click on an email link two windows open. One window is my the home page I have set up and the second is the page that the email link takes me to. How do I have Firefox just open the window I go to via the link? This never happened before on my old system

Asked by dagord9 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Rick 1 unyaka odlule

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PDF download button needs Save As

I'm on Mac. When I open a PDF in Firefox I get a print button and a download button. The download button does not offer a Save As option. It simply uses the name used in … (funda kabanzi)

I'm on Mac. When I open a PDF in Firefox I get a print button and a download button. The download button does not offer a Save As option. It simply uses the name used in the browser - often this is a number or day or some other appellation that is less useful than allowing me to rename the PDF myself. Chrome offer to rename the file before saving but I hate Chrome.

Maybe I'm overlooking something?

Asked by junk8 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by Philip 1 unyaka odlule

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SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_ALERT

Since the last update, I am receiving the error message SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_ALERT when I access one website that I need to use as part of my work. It is a trusted site that… (funda kabanzi)

Since the last update, I am receiving the error message SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_ALERT when I access one website that I need to use as part of my work.

It is a trusted site that I have used for many years. The error message above displays and I get the option to retry which usually works, but I lose any content up to that point.

I have contacted the website owners as suggested and they say it is a Mozilla issue. I found a couple of suggestions to fix this on-line, but it did not work.

Can you help?

Asked by franlousimon 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Spell checker not working

Hi Guys and Girls, For the love of all that is keeping me alive at the moment please help solving the issue of spell checker not working. I have a new MacBook Pro and set… (funda kabanzi)

Hi Guys and Girls,

For the love of all that is keeping me alive at the moment please help solving the issue of spell checker not working.

I have a new MacBook Pro and setup Firfox by installing it and siging in to sync.

The spell checker does not underline the words as I type here or in Google or WhatsApp Web.

Also when I right click no language opion appears.

I does work in Gmail for some weird reason.

After follwing a suggestion of installing an add-on dictionary and resarting Firefox, no change came about.

See attached for more...

Thanks in advance for your help.

Asked by schalas 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Will Firefox retain open tabs and saved browsing sessions when upgrading Mac operating system?

Hi, I'm wanting to upgrade my Mac OS. Will all my Firefox data be retained including my saved sessions? Will opening Firefox have everything just like it was before the u… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I'm wanting to upgrade my Mac OS. Will all my Firefox data be retained including my saved sessions? Will opening Firefox have everything just like it was before the update, so that the last current session will open up with all the previously open tabs?

Asked by 777bb 2 iminyaka edlule

Last reply by la3amon 1 unyaka odlule

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Download button activates randomly

Hi, I've been experiencing quite a concerning bug (I hope) in which the Firefox Download Button Animation starts by it's self at random intervals with no warning whatsoev… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, I've been experiencing quite a concerning bug (I hope) in which the Firefox Download Button Animation starts by it's self at random intervals with no warning whatsoever and no downloaded file in /Downloads.

Its been happening for a bout 2-3 weeks now I think and is beginning to worry me.

Thanks

Asked by hlaxfors 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by FredMcD 1 unyaka odlule

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Blocked from accessing a public site

I can access this site fine through Safari, but not through Firefox Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.nationalgeographic.com/" on this server… (funda kabanzi)

I can access this site fine through Safari, but not through Firefox

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.nationalgeographic.com/" on this server.

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Asked by willemite51 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox password

Hi, If I already use a password manager service, why would I be required to have something similar with Firefox, I don't understand, why would I even need a password wit… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

If I already use a password manager service, why would I be required to have something similar with Firefox, I don't understand, why would I even need a password with Firefox, is it for added security? I am using a few Firefox extensions, is it for that? Every time I sign on to Firefox browser, I'm prompted for a password. When I headed over to settings to cancel it, a message said not to. This feels more like a pain in the b**t?

Please advise Thanks for helping

Asked by urbanlifeus 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 unyaka odlule

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How to load css/js on a site with an unsecure connection

Hi, firefox browser (using it on a macbook, the version is up to date) will no longer load the css/js on a site that i use frequently. It's not a problem on the side of t… (funda kabanzi)

Hi, firefox browser (using it on a macbook, the version is up to date) will no longer load the css/js on a site that i use frequently. It's not a problem on the side of the site, as it works fine on chrome and safari (and even on my mobile ios firefox browser). After troubleshooting a bit (deleting and redownloading the browser/removing all addons/ensuring that the page style isn't set to 'no style'/deleting the cache/adding it as an exception to enhanced tracking protection/enabling 'security.enterprise_roots.enabled to true in advanced configuration), and exploring help articles of a similar nature, I've determined that it most likely won't load the stylesheet because the site has an unsecured connection. This is a site that I use frequently and I trust enough to continue using with an unsecure connection, but I've been unable to get Firefox to recognize it as an exception in a way that will allow me to use the site in its full capacity.

Asked by summertimesadness99 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Logins & Passwords: Can I save multiple different logins on same webpage

For a website I have created two different accounts. However, Firefox Lockwise allows me to save only one. Is there a way of saving two different logins/passwords on the … (funda kabanzi)

For a website I have created two different accounts. However, Firefox Lockwise allows me to save only one. Is there a way of saving two different logins/passwords on the same web page? Thanks TS

Asked by t.stratopoulos 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by arturox 1 unyaka odlule

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I don't care about "sync". I just want to click on Firefox and browse the web, with my bookmarks kept. How can I do that?

My old Firefox lost the fox icon and gave the "page with crossed sticks" icon. I deleted Firefox, thinking I could just download a new copy. But when I did that, I was co… (funda kabanzi)

My old Firefox lost the fox icon and gave the "page with crossed sticks" icon. I deleted Firefox, thinking I could just download a new copy. But when I did that, I was confronted with "Sync". I do not want to use Firefox on other devices, just my iMac. I want to click on the Firefox icon on my dock, type in what I want to find out about, and that's that. Instead, I get confronted with all kinds of gobblity-gook about Sync and can't even browse. Help!!!

Asked by EinNYC 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule

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Data in the assigned profile are not being accessed

I recently got a new iMac running Catalina and moved the Firefox profile I had on a hard drive backup to the appropriate folder on the new iMac and assigned that profile … (funda kabanzi)

I recently got a new iMac running Catalina and moved the Firefox profile I had on a hard drive backup to the appropriate folder on the new iMac and assigned that profile to Firefox, which is not using the logins, extensions, or themes recorded in that profile. I had FF import the bookmarks from the backup folder that FF creates and so recovered those. The question is, why is the info in the assigned profile not being used?

FF v. 79 OSX Catalina

Asked by kochsr1 1 unyaka odlule

Last reply by cor-el 1 unyaka odlule