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    Thumbs up Firefox / Addons

    All addons stoppred working and were disabled. It's a certificate problem on their end.

    I am subscribed to get an update when they fix it so I will let you know.

    sig courtesy of B.Bubba

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    Just coming here to vent. WTF, Firefox? How does one certificate lapsing like that revoke everything to do with add-ons, themes, etc. with no warning?

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    I don't seem to be having any issues with anything.
    My HEVC/H.265/x265 videos can be played with either VLC or MPC-HC



    Some of those that work forces, are the same that burn crosses...

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    This morning everything was alright. Couple hours later every Addon AND Theme automatically deactivated. Very bad!

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    Hopefully it's fixed soon. Firefox suddenly doing this made me think I had a virus and do a series of AV scans. Also now I know how much I miss UBlock, these ads suck.

    I like how Firefox tries to blame us by default. "Your outdated add-ons..."


    *I read you can temp fix this by setting your system clock to before this happened, but I'm not going to do that. With my luck it would trap me in the past forever.
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    I use firefox ESR and only had two add-ons (out of about 8) disabled. I looked
    it up and it said (for ESR) you can disable requiring signed add-ons in about:config

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    Response from Mozilla:



    Mozilla has rolled-out a fix for this. The fix will be automatically applied in the background within the next few hours, you don’t need to take active steps.

    In order to be able to provide this fix on short notice, they are using the Studies system. You can check if you have studies enabled

    Go to [=] > Options > Privacy & Security.
    Make sure Allow Firefox to install and run studies is check marked.

    I you had it disabled, you can disable studies again after your add-ons have been re-enabled.

    They are working on a general fix that doesn't need to rely on this and will keep you updated.

    sig courtesy of B.Bubba

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    Thank you Jenny, that worked just fine for me

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    Question

    ok, just checked, "studies" has always been allowed

    still nothing though

    Question

    after thinking an update to the latest FF version 66.0.3 would help,
    it didn't obviously

    didn't like the way the page format looked, so we thought going back to
    defaults would help

    it's more of a mess

    so far we still have most of their sites and log ins with FF, so that's something

    we were running 56 for a long time before, thought that was the issue originally (wasn't)

    SO

    what about using System Restore, at least we can go back to that earlier version of 56 (we think, not sure)

    then we can update online to latest version, and hopefully not have the "style" format issue (completely
    different than what we're used to, no help tab on top, etc

    Jen, any thoughts please

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    Quote Originally Posted by wildwest08 View Post
    ok, just checked, "studies" has always been allowed

    still nothing though

    Question

    after thinking an update to the latest FF version 66.0.3 would help,
    it didn't obviously

    didn't like the way the page format looked, so we thought going back to
    defaults would help

    it's more of a mess

    so far we still have most of their sites and log ins with FF, so that's something

    we were running 56 for a long time before, thought that was the issue originally (wasn't)

    SO

    what about using System Restore, at least we can go back to that earlier version of 56 (we think, not sure)

    then we can update online to latest version, and hopefully not have the "style" format issue (completely
    different than what we're used to, no help tab on top, etc

    Jen, any thoughts please
    The only way to prevent a certificate lapse like this is to run the FF ESR/Nightly/Developer builds, as those have options to disable the "extension signing" part that caused so much mass chaos. No such overrides exist in the Release or Beta versions starting with FF 48. Or you could possibly fork Firefox, but then you'd have to do upkeep on the latest changes.

    Edit: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Add-ons/Extension_Signing has all the details. You can opt for "unbranded FF."

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