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Questions tagged [firefox]

Mozilla Firefox is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation. It uses the Gecko layout engine originally developed by Netscape.

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torproject dark mode

I made a dark thème for Tor WebSite It consist in an extension called Stylish for firefox or Stylish for Chrome Then just install torproject.org dark and that's it you have a dark tor project ...
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Change Tor Browser display name on Mac toolbar

I wanted to know how to change Tor Browser display name on Mac toolbar for something else. I already change the icon and the name of the Tor Browser application for Firefox. I also wanted to know if ...
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running tor on same laptop as normal firefox - will not save cookies on normal firefox

Is it possible/advisable to run tor on same computer as normal firefox ? On ubuntu 18.10 with current firefox installed and working fine I installed tor which itself runs fine. Problem is after ...
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Interesting TorBrowser / Bing interaction, wondering if anyone has a clue why?

When using regular ol' Firefox with HTTPSAnywhere and Noscript, doing an image search on Bing and searching for "lolcats" will get you the expected image results, but also this little related search "...
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JAWS screen reader not working with Tor Browser 8.0

After Tor Browser updated from v. 7.5.6 to 8.0, my JAWS screen-reading software is no longer able to interact with the application in any way. I also tried with 8.5a1 which also doesn't work with JAWS....
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Question about the new UA spoofing policy of TBB but in fact of vanilla Firefox

toolkit/components/resistfingerprinting/nsRFPService.h // Defines regarding spoofed values of Navigator object. These spoofed values // are returned when 'privacy.resistFingerprinting' is true. // We ...
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Set defaut download action grayed out

I am unable to check the box to use current action for all files of that type. It defaults to using a program and I want a download. I must choose it every time since the check box is grayed out.
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When I attempt to drag a site icon to the Bookmarks toolbar, I get circle with line

My Firefox somehow crashed and REFRESH fails to work - tried it twice. I have NO plugins or addons. I am trying to rebuild my Bookmarks Toolbar. I used View to add the Bookmarks Toolbar and a blank ...
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ERROR Conexion is not Private

I need your help, I try to go into some website and firefox send me an error and I can't do anything help]1
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English Translation via Tor

Im a NEWBIE, so I apologize in advance if my question seems ludicrous! I just downloaded this and my first search results are all in a foreign language/Spanish. On my Android I haven't used my Firefox ...
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Tor Firefox config?

I'm on android and using orbot and firefox 58.0.1 I believe I have configed firefox manually to run thru tor on socks port 9050. It says connected. Alls good. I go 2 Grc and it says my port 80 is open....
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Forms: text=“date”

I note that the latest (at least) version of Firefox provides a special selector for type="date" and type="time" input fields, but the latest version of Tor Browser does not. Is there an about: ...
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How to use multiple profiles with Tor?

Firefox allows for the ability to use multiple profiles by starting the browser from the command line as such: firefox --ProfileManager Or more directly: firefox --CreateProfile However, despite ...
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RiskWare.IFEOHijack false or true?

This result seem to be popping up on Malwarebytes after installing Tor. I got the latest version directly from the site. I realize it's unlikely to be a result of the downloaded .exe file, but if it's ...
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FireFox Tails Verification

Why FireFox not support Tails verification,anyone with answer?
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405 Method: connection_mark_unattached_ap_()

Nov 12 18:46:07 [removed] Tor[15935]: Saying "HTTP/1.0 405 Method Not Allowed\r\n\r\n" Nov 12 18:46:07 [removed] Tor[15935]: connection_mark_unattached_ap_(): Bug: stream (marked at ../src/or/...
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HTTPS-Everywhere on Tor Browser 24.3.0esrpre is Disabled in Addons Extensions

Please explain why the Tor Firefox ESR 24.3.0esrpre Browser includes the Addon Extension HTTPS-Everywhere*, but it is disabled and listed as not compatible with this version of Firefox ESR 24.3....
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After latest update, Avast says tor's firefox.exe has IDP.Generic virus/trojan

After latest update, Avast says tor's firefox.exe has IDP.Generic virus/trojan. Does it? How can I be sure it doesn't?
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TorBrowser on macOS High Sierra playback issue

I'm experiencing video/audio playback issues on the actual version of TorBrowser installed on macOS High Sierra. I think it's about HLS.js library: https://video-dev.github.io/hls.js/demo/ It seems ...
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How can I save addon settings in Tor Browser?

I installed a Firefox addon to my Tor Browser and I need to adjust some settings in this addon for it to work properly. Yet, Tor Browser does not save my changes whenever I edit the settings through ...
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Trying to use orbot/orfox (TOR) on Android on this website thats says Firefox 38 not supported need FIREFOX 45 or newer

Can somebody please help me, cant find a way to update browser through orbot which is basically tor on android cellphone , i tried on different types of androids each of them says the same thing ... ...
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Tor doesn't allow hidden services

For testing reasons, I have to run tor without torbrowser bundle on windows. I do the following: 1) Open cmd prompt windows 2) chdir to the directory where tor.exe is 3) Execute cmd line: tor.exe ...
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Your connection is not secure should I add exception

For some time I have been using a site with no problems, as of yesterday I get this: Your connection is not secure The owner of website.net has configured their website improperly. To protect your ...
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Firefox sync & xmarks

I was wondering if I can sign onto Firefox sync and/or X marks for bookmark sync between FF and Tor? I have installed x marks on Tor but was wondering if it is right thing to do. So alternative would ...
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Trying to start Tor but Firefox starts instead

After clicking on "Start Tor browser" Firefox starts but not Tor. Problem started after update about 2 weeks ago. Using Windows 7. Tried reinstalling Tor but problem remains. There are no error ...
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Unexpected inability to run TOR— said firefox crashed — MAC OS 7.5.x

TOR ran for a week. Then crashed due to "Firefox crash"ing, which I do not have. Says it's avail for Mac 7.0 or higher, and yet, now I cannot download or run either TOR or firefox, only safari. ...
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TBB will not lauch, Firefox Failure

from the Application Log: Snip>>> Faulting application name: firefox.exe, version: 52.2.0.6242, time stamp: 0x00000000 Faulting module name: KERNELBASE.dll, version: 10.0.15063.296, time stamp: ...
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Connect from New Country without restarting TOR Browser

Is it possible to change the IP address without restarting the Tor Browser? So, each time we start the Tor Browser, it connects through a new node. Would it be possible to do the following? In a ...
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Unable to find proxy server error

I downloaded the Tor files for Mac OS and when I tried to do anything or click on a link, it would immediately come up with the Unable to find the proxy server error. I did an internet search, ...
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Tor fonts not displayed in Panopticlick

Panopticlick detects no fonts on my Tor browser. The standard should be Wingdings2 and Wingdings3. I have disabled incognito mode and added Self-destructing cookies, uBlock Origin and changed the ...
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Firefox prevents me from opening Tor [duplicate]

A few days ago I suddenly lost the use of Firefox and Tor. The computer store I went to eventually got Firefox back and deleted Tor. I've reinstalled Tor, but when I try to open Tor I get a message: ...
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Why orbot isn't updated as with the Tor for windows and why Orfox isn't updated with the latest bundle of Firefox as of the same version in windows?

I want to know why android version isn't updated with the same version which is available for the windows? Android version is always lower than the tor bundle for windows. Not only that, even Orfox ...
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Technical differences between Tor webbrowser and Firefox

I've started to use Tor as my main browser recently. I've noticed things enabled by default like NoScript. However, one thing that strikes me is the memory comsumption, which is close to null. By ...
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TOR Browser locked in Firefox, keep getting proxy server rufusing connection [closed]

Please advise on how I can get rid of running TOR on Firefox. Whenever I type in a URL I get "Proxy Server Refusing Connection"
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lost ability to connect to tor network

I've been using tor and Firefox 40.0.2 for years. I recently updated to Firefox 43.0b9, then to the latest, then back to 43.0b9 and ultimately downgraded again to 40.0.2. Somewhere along the way tor ...
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Unable to enter chat room

When I try to enter a chat room on Tor that I easily enter using any other regular browser I get the notification: Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at... is there a simple way I can ...
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After Combining Tor to Firefox

After combining Tor to Firefox (as is an option, when you already have Tor downloaded) 'Tor' is no longer visible within "programs". That being said, how does one 'remove' Tor from being a part of ...
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Tor browser conflicts with Malwarebytes antimalware

Malwarebytes antimalware has detected the file ...\Tor Browser\browser\firefox.exe with virus spyware.lokibot. I even made a new installation of Tor Browser from its official site, but upon finishing ...
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Twitter “Like” and “Retweet” buttons don't work on Tor Browser anymore

This is probably a simple issue but I cannot seem to figure it out. I can no longer like or retweet tweets using the Tor Browser. This started several days ago. The Android app works fine. Any ideas?
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Tor icon is disabled

I have just installed tor browser. It worked very well. and when i install two firefox add-ons such as flashgotall and downthemall, it didn't work after a restart. When i noticed, the onion icon on ...
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I can't make firefox work with TOR [duplicate]

I want to use Firefox (50.1.0) with TOR on Windows 10, so installed TOR, but then realised Firefox was not using it. Then I ran Blackbelt to configure Firefox for me, but the icon that put on my ...
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Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections

I am new to the TOR browser, I have downloaded and installed it on my mac. When I open it up and go to search something, it comes up with "Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing ...
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should I avoid using Firefox sync in Tor/Orfox? [closed]

The title kind of explains the question, but I'm not a security expert and would appreciate an expert's opinion and reasons. Thanks in advance!
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Why the link for tails done this?

I dont speak well english so, in "normal style" is my fuckin english style** and in bold is the GoGol translate :) Windows 10 user I have no confidence in this system. So I came here logically. When ...
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Is anyone maintaining a list of “Tor-vetted” browser add-ons?

I want to use my Tor Browser with some of my addons (e.g. avoiding Ads). I just read How can I check if a Firefox plugin is a deanonymization threat? and understood it is difficult for me as a user ...
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Why is TBB telling me “Your version of Firefox is out of date”?

In this last version of Tor Browser Bundle (TBB), I keep seeing this popup. At first I thought I was out of date, so I checked. This came after an auto update. But I'm not out of date. You can see ...
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Refreshed Tor and lost log-in,home page and icons

Clicked on "refresh tor" and lost my homepage and log-in. still have utilities but browser is now Firefox. I clicked on Utilities, then Help (?), then troubleshooting information, On this page you ...
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Tor button api for extension

I'm trying to write a firefox extension that can automatically trigger the "New Tor circuit for this site" action. I'm not familiar with writing extensions, so I' don't know where I can find the API ...
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What happens if I open .onion links on Chrome or Firefox?

I accidentally pasted a onion link on Google Chrome. Usually the links won't open but a VPN extension of mine did the job. My questions are : 1. Do anyone tracks me just because I have opened ....
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Why does Tor Browser use Firefox?

Why does Tor Browser use Firefox?