Firefox addons

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  1. NiteRanger

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    FF for android also affected but so far 66.0.3 not released

    So, will there be a 66.0.4?
     
  2. paulderdash

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    Not here.

    Bit concerned about my previously enabled add-ons being gone, not just disabled.

    May have to restore a previous image, then apply 66.0.4 ..., RC or preferably release when available. Will wait for now.
     
  3. JRViejo

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    It did take a few minutes to restore (only 3 for me: NoScript, AdBlock+ and HTTPS Everywhere).

    Be aware that the https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/candidates/ page shows a 404 Not Found page on 66.0.4. Mozilla must still be working on it, thus pulled it.
     
  4. B-boy/StyLe/

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    Yes, they pulled it out. The fix "Allow Firefox to install and run studies" is working but the addons still cannot be updated.

    https://i.imgur.com/Gw9uIa0.png

    Well, it is still better than nothing.
     
  5. imdb

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    workaround for ff portable users until ff portable v66.0.4 is released:

    go to your profile folder, open "extensions.json" with notepad, replace all "signedState" values (-1) with "2" and "appDisabled" values (true) with "false", save it, right click on it and make the file read-only, restart ff portable, disable all your add-ons and re-enable them.
     
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  6. JRViejo

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    If HTTPS Everywhere is your only issue, I had the same problem before this fiasco, and had to install the new version 2019.5.2.1, then remove the old one. I thought the problem was not being able to update due to the new GUI.
     
  7. paulderdash

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    Thanks. the Studies method worked on one laptop now, but not my main one (similar add-ons).

    Will just need to be patient. Will get it sorted.
     
  8. JRViejo

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    paulderdash, you're welcome! At least you have one working. :) Yes, I'm sure Mozilla is scrambling to fix this unfortunate issue. :cautious:
     
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    Thanks, manually updating the addon did the trick. :)
     
  12. JRViejo

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    B-boy/StyLe/, you're welcome! Sounds good. :thumb:
     
  13. Krusty

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    For some reason if I enable "Studies", next time I open FF "Studies" is disabled again. Guess I'll have to wait for .04.
     
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  15. KeyPer4Life

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    Setting the xpinstall.signatures.required to false in about:config worked
    in Linux. uBlock Origin was enabled.
    You'll see a message stating uBlock Origin could not be verified
    for use in Firefox. Proceed with caution. (Add-ons Manager)
    Haven't tested though with updating.

    NOTE: This is a slight security risk and you should re-enable once
    the certificate issue is fixed.

    NOTE: Have Firefox Data Collection and Use disabled.
     
  16. JRViejo

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    Now, the Candidates page is gone completely. Page title states:
     
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    Candidates Page came back restricted, with this message:
     
  19. zapjb

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    After allowing Firefox to run and install Studies. Restarted, rebooted still fubared.
    So I installed a fresh copy of FF over the old one & now my addons are working.




    I apologize to FF for now. Let's see when the deadline hits next month.
     
  20. vasa1

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    Apparently, even after enabling Studies, it could take some hours before the hotfix reaches a particular machine: https://twitter.com/mozamo/status/1124735972027973632

    If one sees "hotfix-reset-xpi-verification-timestamp-1548973" in about:studies, it means the hotfix is activated.
     
  21. zapjb

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    Thanks. Just checked & I have 1548973.
     
  22. paulderdash

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    On my main laptop, still 'fubared', with 1548973, even after a fresh install (of 66.0.3).

    Hope 66.0.4 will fix it, otherwise will have to go to backed up profiles, images, whatever.
     
  23. zapjb

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    I feel for you. I hope you get sorted. I was irrationally angry about this.
     
  24. paulderdash

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    I don't think irrationally, feeling more like your avatar Starting to enjoy Vivaldi :D.
     
  25. bo elam

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    I am going to wait for Mozilla to fix the issue. It doesn't matter if it takes days.

    Bo
     
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