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Anyone else having trouble with Firefox Extensions?

Jitendar Canth (Reviewer) posted this on Sunday, 5th May 2019, 16:36

A couple of days of hassle for me, as suddenly one of my add-ons suddenly stops working, and I have to go through some painful rigmarole to get it working again. Apparently Mozilla have screwed up a certificate somewhere. While they try and fix it, they've issued a temporary workaround, but only for the current release.

I use an older version, pre-Quantum, which has an adblocker that works for me the way I want it to, with the filters I've set up, and most importantly Classic Theme Restorer, which makes Firefox look the way I want it to look. It's the latter add-on that keeps dying.

It's worse for some people evidently, as all of their extensions have been killed by Firefox.

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/4/18529456/mozilla-firefox-extensions-bug-certifications-error-fix
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RE: Anyone else having trouble with Firefox Extensions?

admars (Elite) posted this on Sunday, 5th May 2019, 17:19

some ppl have said they had problems but they're back up and running now, adblockplus posted on facebook that their hands were tied and there as nothing they could do to sort out Mozilla's mess :(

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RE: Anyone else having trouble with Firefox Extensions?

Robee J Shepherd (undefined) posted this on Sunday, 5th May 2019, 19:41

All mine are gone :( I am *still* waiting for the... ah I now have the studies... lets hope a reboot fixes it!


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RE: Anyone else having trouble with Firefox Extensions?

sj (Elite) posted this on Sunday, 5th May 2019, 22:12

Do Help - About Firefox and it should download a new version (66.0.4) that fixes it.

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RE: Anyone else having trouble with Firefox Extensions?

Jitendar Canth (Reviewer) posted this on Monday, 6th May 2019, 07:06

Downloaded Waterfox instead. My extensions still work on that.
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RE: Anyone else having trouble with Firefox Extensions?

Jitendar Canth (Reviewer) posted this on Tuesday, 7th May 2019, 16:36

Looks like I finally got Firefox fixed. It basically took importing the new certificate and force-enabling it. Here's the site that explains how.

https://www.velvetbug.com/benb/icfix/

It's useful if you're running an old version of Firefox, pre-Quantum which doesn't have Studies.

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RE: Anyone else having trouble with Firefox Extensions?

Pete-MK (Elite Donator) posted this on Tuesday, 7th May 2019, 16:44

I ha this a few days ago. Goggling the issue brought up a bugzilla ticket that recommended enabling the first few settings in about:studies and waiting a few hours. Mine was fixed in less than one

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RE: Anyone else having trouble with Firefox Extensions?

Robee J Shepherd (undefined) posted this on Wednesday, 8th May 2019, 07:49

Two new Firefox releases out to fix this, the first did it for me everywhere, the second should apparently work for anyone who didn't get fixed by the first.


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