1. E

    I saw on reddit that someone made a BSD server to have websites unblocked at their school, How can I do this?

    According to the reddit post, the kid made a server, and used ssh to connect to it. He had a version of firefox that ran on the chromebooks/PCs on a flashdrive that routed the requests to the BSD server rather than the schools dns filter. I have putty connected, the firefox and flashdrive is...
  2. L

    Unable to install or find Firefox in repositories

    After a fresh install of freebsd 12.1 I changed pkg repos to latest. Did a pkg update -f. I am unable to install Firefox. I get a message saying no packages available to install matching Firefox have been found in the repositories. Will someone be willing to assist me as to how to proceed...
  3. vlig

    FreeBSD 12.1 amd64. Packages disappeared from repository

    Hello! I'm on the latest pkg repository. pkg search firefox, telegram-desktop, vlc, chromium produces no result (just 2 choices for chromium, but not the browser). I guess there is much more absence of packages. Where are they??? UPD. I have firefox, but after system updating, it refused to...
  4. CiotBSD

    Firefox Addon Search Manpage FreeBSD

    Hi. Just FYI: My Firefox's addon to search a man page into official FreeBSD manual page server approved! - Source code :
  5. P

    Solved Firefox Crashses X Server

    Hello, I've been using FreeBSD for many years now on my servers, but I decided to try it out on my ThinkPad x220 with a desktop environment. I have setup Xorg on my machine, and I'm currently using awesome wm. I'm trying to configure awesome wm (i.e. setting up new keybinds, changing themes)...
  6. coyote_trackz

    Solved Installing Firefox and Thunderbird

    I just did a fresh install of FreeBSD 12.1 and installed Mate as well. Now I’m trying to install Firefox and thunderbird but pkg doesn’t seem to be able to find the packages. Any help would be greatly appreciated
  7. B

    Firefox Pocket recommendations gone?

    I upgraded Firefox to the latest release (72.0.2,1) for FreeBSD (1200086) on January 29. I did not notice it at the time but the ability to allow Pocket recommendations seems to have disappeared. Or it has moved somewhere that I cannot find. This I wrote off to the Mozilla churn department...
  8. NapoleonWils0n

    Firefox 72 picture in picture video working on Freebsd

    Hi Just a head up that Firefox 72 picture in picture video is working on Freebsd Open a video on youtube click the blue icon that appears on compatible video players/embeds. This makes the video “pop out” in to its own floating player frame which you can resize and reposition on your screen...
  9. clawhammer video not loading on firefox

    I have gnome3 installed and youtube videos play but when I go to and select a stream the player is blank. I reset all my history in firefox but that didnt work. Does anyone know what twitch isnt working?
  10. NapoleonWils0n

    Firefox userContent.css Google search solarized colour scheme

    Firefox has the option to override the css of a domain by creating a userContent.css css stylesheet This allows us to apply our own custom css to a domain For instance changing the the white background on to solarized dark colour scheme, to make things a little easier on the eyes...
  11. NapoleonWils0n

    Manifest v3 and the future of ad blocking on Chromium

    According to 9to5google Google is deprecating the blocking capabilities of the webRequest API in Manifest V3, not the entire webRequest API (though blocking will still be available to enterprise deployments). So the question is will adblocking extension like umatrix and ublock origin continue...
  12. NapoleonWils0n

    Newsboat rss reader enable vim key bindings

    Newsboat is a RSS/Atom feed reader for the text console Newsboat install # pkg install newsboat Here's how to change the Newsboats to use vim style key bindings Create the newsboat config file vi ~/.newsboat/config Then add the code below to the config file and save # general settings...
  13. aragats

    How to get rid of a dead Firefox process?

    It's not a zombie, but I cannot kill it. Initially I quit Firefox, then tried to start it, it reported it's already running, after a while I was able to start it, however, that process remained in STOP state. I tried killing it with no luck, then it was adopted by init after I killed its...
  14. sidetone

    Firefox no longer supports RSS and Atom feeds

    I just found out that Firefox dropped support for RSS and Atoms feeds. At first, I wondered, if it was just Firefox on my computer or settings, that no longer handled feeds. All this time that Firefox was crashing constantly, I didn't notice it, until after I fixed that problem.
  15. T

    (Where) Are the topics mentioned in the pkg-message of firefox being worked on?

    Hello, when installing firefox from packages or ports you will be presented with this as part of the pkg-message. Sadly it doesn't mention something like bug numbers or anything like that so I think it's hard to act upon this if one wanted to get the hands dirty. It's also not clear where...
  16. R

    Ports "make install" works fine, but synth build fails

    Hello all! I've just installed FreeBSD 11.2-PRERELEASE, and I'm learning to use synth... So, after a portsnap fetch update, I am trying to build firefox 60.0.1 with sndio. Then I would do a simple "make config", enable sndio option and disable alsa, jack and pulseaudio. And, indeed, if I "make...
  17. Nicola Mingotti

    Solved Issues with mainstream Browsers

    Hi guys, I have some problems with the two browsers Chromium and Firefox provided with FreeBSD-11.1. I installed by package and the releases I am using are : firefox-58.0.2,1 chromium-63.0.3239.132 I post this to know if you experience the same issues, if you confirm I will fill...
  18. bortzy

    Solved after upgrade from 11.0 to 11.1, firefox/thunderbird have a strange look

    After upgrading from 11.0 to 11.1, firefox and thunderbird look has change: - scroll bars have no more central button - buttons have no more border - selected text is no more in reverse video - input fields have no more border I have use the freebsd-update to do the upgrade as describe in the...
  19. Nicola Mingotti

    conflict between : firefox-esr and with firefox

    Hi, I am currently using Firefox in FreeBSD-11.1, installed from package. I would like to install also package "firefox-esr" but I get the following error: pkg: firefox-58.0.2,1 conflicts with firefox-esr-52.6.0_2,1 (installs files into the same place). Problematic file...
  20. i-bsd

    Firefox fonts jagged and ugly

    This topic really needs an up-to-date, comprehensive How-To. Font rendering in Firefox is hideous. The webfonts pkg does not change it and every suggestion I've found does not work. Chromium looks fine. Can anyone advise how to fix this and get font rendering for Firefox working as it should be?