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What features would you add to Firefox to get it into the enterprise?

Firefox adoption in the home/personal user base seems to be growing fine, but adoption in the enterprise is not going anywhere quickly. My view on this is because SysAdmins are not promoting it ...
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Is Arbitrary code execution vulnerability in Firefox a myth? [closed]

Have you ever seen a live demo of one of those critical vulnerabilities that Firefox publishes? Is it possible to run a program (i.e. Notepad) or download/install a new one, without user intervention, ...
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GPO to set firefox proxy

CONTEXT I have recently assigned to restructure a corporate network that contains about 100 client computers. There is an active directory domain (2003 functional level) for the whole network. The ...
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Can download with Firefox, can't download with curl (NTLM authentication)

I want to download a file from a SharePoint server (url). I manage to download it using Firefox. I can't manage to download it using curl. Sounds surprising, but the same URL works on Firefox, fails ...
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firefox vs chrome behave different 301 redirect

I have this nginx config: worker_processes 1; error_log /home/paolino/error.log notice; events {worker_connections 1024;} http { include mime.types; default_type ...
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Two network connections - how do I control what traffic goes to/from each of them? [migrated]

I have two internet connections on my computer (one WiFi and one with ethernet cable). The issue is that I want to make sure that one of the connections (the WiFi) is "reserved" to only handle all ...
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The OCSP response is not yet valid (contains a date in the future)

I'm getting this error when opening the site. Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to http://practiceti.me The OCSP response is not yet valid (contains a date in the ...
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sec_error_unknown_issuer but only with Firefox and IE6

I recently renewed the SSL certificate on my site and while initially it seemed that the certificated was installed correctly, I was shocked to discover hours ago that the HTTPS connection no longer ...
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The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate is unknown. (Error code: sec_error_unknown_issuer) Firefox

A website wants to switch an SSL certificate from Network Solutions to Gandi. Everything seemed to be installed correctly except that there is an error being thrown in Firefox only. On Chrome and IE, ...
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HEAD requests from Linux/Ubuntu boxes

I don't know if this falls under server fault. We have HEAD requests disabled on our server. But we see thousands of HEAD requests, always with the same user agent. 'X11; Linux x86_64 chrome. It ...
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Completely disable “this plugin is vulnerable and should be updated” page in Firefox 18.0.2

I'm running Firefox 18.0.2 on some thin clients with Windows 7 Embedded - basically locked down web kiosks for customer use. The clients are write protected and all updates are disabled, but once ...
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Is there a way for administrators to disable users from installing Firefox extensions?

Is there a way to disable the installation of Firefox extensions by non-admin users?
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Set default browser for all user on PC via GPO

I need one way to make mozilla as default browser on a group of PC-s I have in domain, I have tried many GPO but no luck until now. I have done it manually but this is a user configuration so every ...
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How to set Firefox as default browser using a script?

I have windows server 2008 r2 enterprise and windows 7 machines. I have firefox 4.0.1 currently deploying through group policy to the windows 7 machines. I know how to create a login script. I have ...
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Firefox instance started by selenium occasionally becomes unresponsive

I'm running a web application under Tomcat 7, Ubuntu 14.04 that starts an instance of Firefox (currently version 29) using the Java Selenium driver to take screenshots of simple locally defined web ...
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Firefox hangs waiting for ssl.google-analytics.com

It seems that FF has a problem with 403 Access Denied responses from proxies, at least for ssl.google-analytics.com. I've found this post which describes my problem. I'm posting my workaround as an ...
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Long Apache Wait times

Thanks for reading my question. I've been having a strange problem with Apache 2.4 on my dedicated Windows Server 2008 machine (8 gigs of RAM, Intel Xeon E3-1220 3.1GHz, 1 gig link). For some reason ...
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How do I whitelist Firefox installations from my Cryptolocker SRP GPO?

I've a GPO setup to try and prevent Cryptolocker from infecting systems in our environment. The below software restrictions are in place: %AppData%\*.exe %AppData%\*\*.exe ...
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SELinux: cannot confine Firefox process to mozilla_t domain

My goal is to execute Firefox in the mozilla_t domain instead of unconfined_t. The machine runs Fedora 20 with SELinux in enforcing mode. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get this right. No matter ...
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Firefox, Chrome - can't start https google services

I'm using MIKROTIK as proxy, but using Firefox or Chrome I have following problems: https google can't show almost any of pictures found https gmail stuck on progress bar before mailbox is loaded ...
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Setting Access-Control-Allow-Origin on Cloudfront

I am having problems serving static assets to Firefox using AWS Cloudfront. Chrome works perfect, but Firefox is returning a CORS error. If I execute curl , I get: HTTP/1.1 200 OK Content-Type: ...
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NGINX - CORS error affecting only Firefox

this is an issue with Nginx that affects only firefox. I have this config: http://pastebin.com/q6Yeqxv9 upstream connect { server 127.0.0.1:8080; } server { server_name ...
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Firefox throws error for WWW in-url despite redirects

I recently installed SSL on a website and set it up so that http(s)://www.my-url.com redirects to https://my-url.com . I confirmed that this is working in Chrome. Unfortunately, if a Firefox visitor ...
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Cannot get proxy.pac file to get browsers to go DIRECT for localhost

I am gonna throw this problem out into the wild. We have just started using a proxy to log users internet usage against login names. This is setup on ISA Server 2004 (which is on our Internet gateway ...
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How do I set up FSyncMS on NGinx?

I'm trying to set up FSyncMS (a minimal php weave/sync1.1 server in php) on a server. I've gotten as far as setting up the back-end but I'm running into the problem that I can't find a way to properly ...
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Selenium in virtual machine is slower than desktop

I've set up a kvm virtual machine, CentOS 6 on both guest and host. I'm using selenium on the guest in order to test a web site. However, it loads significantly slower than trying to hit the web site ...
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Apache2 Cross-Origin Request Blocked while headers are set

My website uses CDN and while everything is fine on Chrome in Firefox I'm getting the following error: Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at ...
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Using Firefox in Windows Domain Environment?

Is anyone successfully using Firefox 3 in a Windows domain? By "successfully" I mean deploying via AD, configuring via GPO (especially setting network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris), default ...
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Disable save password in Firefox by Group Policy?

Alright, so a huge security flaw is that Firefox saves passwords in plain text. How can we disallow saving of passwords in Firefox the quickest way. Is it possible by Group Policy or anything like ...
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CORS Fails on CloudFront Distribution with Nginx Origin

I have a CloudFront distribution set up with an Nginx server as the origin (a Media Temple DV server, to be specific). I enabled the Access-Control-Allow-Origin: * header so fonts will work in ...
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Can't reach server without proxy (website down from my home)

I have a website hosted on Hostinger However I am experiencing problems with my wordpress site. This is really annoying. If I understood the situation right, The server is blocking me or denying ...
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Selenium RC 2.4 gets stuck at launching Firefox 29 on Ubuntu 12.04 System

I am trying to setup Hudson to run automated selenium tests using a "headless" Firefox. The process gets triggered by using the following command: xvfb-run --server-args="-screen 2 1024x768x24" java ...
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Firefox does not load certificate chain

I'm running lighttpd/1.4.28 (ssl) on Debian Squeeze. I just created a http://startssl.com certificate, I runs fine at all of my Browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Opera), but my users are reporting ...
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Firefox aborts CORS Options request on Nginx

This is Nginx 1.0.15 on CentOS. I have an AngularJS app that is server through Nginx proxy, and connects to a backend, also served by that Nginx, on a different domain. Here is my config: ...
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S3 CORS through CloudFront not working in Firefox

I am using S3 CORS for serving fonts. If S3 domain name is used for serving fonts, it works in Firefox, but when CloudFront is used, it doesn't. Works with Google Chrome. My CORS configuration on S3 ...
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Disable Full-Screen Browsing in Firefox - for eternity

We have moved from Internet Explorer (my internal codename Exploder) to Firefox within our company. For some reason, with relative frequency, I get the very informative call from a user, "I can't see ...
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DNS Server Failure

I think I have an odd DNS situation on my hands. We have two Windows Server 2008R2 DNS servers that all of our campus machines use. We are unable to get to the site cdbaby.com in any web browser. We ...
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FirefoxADM not applying settings - Using Group Policy

I've followed the deployment instructions on: http://homepages.ed.ac.uk/mcs/FirefoxADM/ADM_Deploy.pdf I've applied some settings to a GPO: However, When I do GPUPDATE, log out, log back in, nothing ...
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How to deploy new CA certificate to Firefox installs

Is there a way do deploy remotely new CA certificates to Firefox installs? In other words, has anything changed since this question was answered Installing a CA certificate on multiple Windows ...
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Permalink for latest version of browsers? [closed]

We use a deployment tool when we image new systems and up to now we have always downloaded the latest versions of Firefox, Flash, Acrobat, etc, saved them on a server and then pointed to them during ...
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Company Wide Windows Auth with Chrome and Firefox

I know that we can allow Firefox to allow passing through of Windows credentials by editing the following about:config settings --If using Kerberos-- network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris ...
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Connecting to Internet using another system's proxy in same network [closed]

I don't know exactly I can do this or not, this is my scenario : There are two computers on a same network, one with windows8 and me ( CentOS ) . The one with windows8 is using proxy to connect to ...
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How do I enable XRandR in Xvfb or disable it in firefox when running firefox headless?

I am trying to start firefox headless. The following is the beginning of the shell script that starts it: #!/bin/sh Xvfb :99 >/dev/null 2>&1 & XVFB=$! sleep 3 firefox --display=:99 ...
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Prevent a manual install of firefox to autoupdate like in Linux distros

I have a manual install of Firefox, and I would like it to prevent to autoupdate (my need is to stick some Selenium version). When Firefox is packaged in Linux distro, this feature is deactivated. ...
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Flash Plugin for Firefox on Terminal Server

I have 3 TS on Windows Server 2008. One of the user need to have Flash plug in on her Firefox. She could not install the plugin as she does not have administration access to do that on the TS. My ...
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Disable File Browsing Chrome/Firefox

Want to publish Firefox or Chrome in a XenApp/RDS environment. However, I can't find any central way to disable file browsing (ie. type c:\ in address bar). In fact, I can't find any great way in ...
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Error Code 11004: Host not found from Firefox (but works on IE7 and Chrome)

I have a custom localhost, let´s say beta_localhost. The DNS is configured and I can access it without problem from Chrome and from IE7. It get this error from Firefox: Error Code 11004: Host not ...
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Why is Firefox 23 showing Untrusted Connection errors?

We recently went from a standard SSL certificate to a wildcard one. We use RapidSSL for our certificates. As of Firefox 23 we are getting the following untrusted connection error: ...
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Firefox ESR: Permissions

I have recently setup a development 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Host Server to test Firefox ESR 10.0.3. I can set the options to not check for updates and that works correctly. However a standard user ...
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Disable Certain Firefox Plugins System-wide by Default

I have firefox installed system-wide for all our users. Unfortunately the Adobe Reader Plug-in is rather flakey and doesn't work some of the time. As a result I want to disable the plug-in by ...