Widespread Firefox issues
kauer at biplane.com.au
Sat May 4 03:10:43 UTC 2019
On Fri, 2019-05-03 at 20:48 -0600, Keith Medcalf wrote:
> Clearly false, since it is 2019-05-04 02:46:31.342994 now and nothing
> whatsoever happened to my Firefox browser, and all the extensions are
> still working just fine.
The diagnosis in the OP's message may be false, but there is most
definitely a widespread FF issue (or was, maybe fixed now). It affected
me and numerous others.
Simple temporary fix is to browse to "about:config" and change the
value for "xpinstall.signatures.required" to false. Well, that worked
for me, anyway. When Mozilla fixes whatever the issue is, I'll set it
back to true.
BTW it hit at midnight UTC,so different people saw the effect at
different times depending on their timezone.
Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)
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