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5 minutes ago, Drak3 said:

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Just now, GoodBytes said:

Windows only supports 1 A/V. So, pick one. Else, they are virtually useless.

Multiple machines.

Also, multiple A/V can be used with relative ease.


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On 14/11/2017 at 6:21 PM, Dutch-stoner said:

Someone else had an topic about firefox 57 already. Tried it, and my first search was on how to go back. Really dislike the looks/no support for classic skin stuff.

This was me as soon as the update came to dev edition - subsequent days were spent rolling back addons that upgraded to insuperior new versions and disabling updates left right and centre. Sad to know most of my addons that I've been using for years like Strict Popup Blocker can't work in FF57 because the APIs don't exist at all...

 

4 minutes ago, Drak3 said:

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Pretty sure something's injected rogue proxy settings into your firefox install, or something's just up with your network

 

On 14/11/2017 at 6:45 PM, GoodBytes said:

I can't predict the future, but I think the add-ons will updated shortly.. it is not the first time that Firefox had a change to the add-on system that required updated. And if it doesn't, you'll have some alternative that will show up that is equal or better.

Unfortunately most of the developer addons don't have compatible APIs and the newer versions of addons such as Stylish are really lacking in functionality or not working at all. It's an absolute horror show right now for long-time firefox users, but maybe less so the new users with a less expansive profile.

 

On 14/11/2017 at 8:58 PM, MyName13 said:

I can't find that on the Android version.

The android version supports addons but not themes as far as I know :(

 

On 15/11/2017 at 5:51 PM, porina said:

Just updated on a laptop with an old version. They need to work on the updater, why do I need to jump from 46.0.1 to 47.0.2 to 56.0 to 57.0? Anyway, after installing ublock origin to match my chrome install, trying it side by side they seem similar in feel. In itself, that's not enough to get me to switch. I don't want similar, I want better, and so far, I don't see it. I'm also more concerned about Mozilla's lack of consistency as one of the reasons I moved away from FF was they kept messing around with the UI every major version.

I think that drawn out process was used so the user profile data could be converted or whatever for the newer version of FF. But still leaves much to be desired as the installer should have just handled it.

 

On 11/12/2017 at 6:06 PM, Ryan_Vickers said:

If you read the details, FF sync is not like google's cloud solution.  They don't actually store any data, it's just a facilitator for peer to peer syncing, so if you are logged in one more than one system, settings will sync from one to the other, but if you erase all at once you start fresh

The early version of FF sync used to be like that, and it was horrible. There were some times where it wouldn't even sign in. However that was like two years ago or something, and it's cloud based now. Very reliable too, I find myself shuffling tabs around between devices and its basically real-time (with the exception of history which syncs every now and then, if enabled).

I found this https://web.archive.org/web/20120107221626/http://support.mozilla.org:80/en-US/kb/how-do-i-set-up-firefox-sync on wayback machine but it mentions mozilla servers, I'm more than sure this was around the time ff sync was P2P though, as this page mentions end-to-end stuff in the sidebar https://web.archive.org/web/20110923135414/http://www.mozilla.org:80/en-US/mobile/sync

 


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In regards to themes for the android version , just open the normal Firefox 'get add ons' webpage and click the themes link. This was only tested in nightly though so it may not have been released onto stable.


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40 minutes ago, burnttoastnice said:

Pretty sure something's injected rogue proxy settings into your firefox install, or something's just up with your network

Not possible over different networks, with some of the affected machines having never shared networks prior to this happening.


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