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Issue Firefox 56.02 and Unity-Forum search doesnt show up since 15.DEZ.2017

Discussion in 'Meta-forum Discussion' started by Quatum1000, Dec 16, 2017.

  1. Quatum1000

    Quatum1000

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    Hi,

    I use Firefox 56.02 32 and 64bit. Pressing search on top does not show up the search field since 2 days.

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    I do not want to use Firefox 57.02 Quantum because of several reasons and it's bad optical style. Further the most plug-ins are not supported. FireFTP etc.

    I there any chance to fix this issue?
     
  2. Deleted User

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    Yep, you must unblock the google ajax search api and google tag manager in Ghostery or any ad blocker you are using.
     
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  3. Quatum1000

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    Disabled all, but none success.
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    Didn't have installed any other blocker than ghostery or adblock, and both are off.
     
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  4. Deleted User

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    Did you restart Firefox?
     
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  5. Quatum1000

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    Yes did :) but search does not appear anyway..
     
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  7. Quatum1000

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    Found the issue:

    browser.privatebrowsing.autostart = true. Firefox always started in privacy mode.
    in the past this setting was available in general options. But they removed it to about:config.

    Open Firefox. Type about:config in the address bar and press Enter. Search for the entry named browser.privatebrowsing.autostart. Double-click to edit this key and toggle its value to True or False

    Re enabled ghostery and adblock. Works all well now.
    Thanks @AnneSchmidt.
     
  8. Deleted User

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    It's set on false for me and if I put Ghostery back, the search field disappears...
     
  9. Quatum1000

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    For me Ghostery is a pain to setup. If it's enabled on a side, it prevents me to select single trackers or tags to disable. But anyway, works now..
     
  10. Buhlaine

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    I'm glad you got to the bottom of this. Thanks, @AnneSchmidt for the help. I'll also pass this along to our web dev team to see if there is anything else we should worry about related to the issue.
     
  11. Deleted User

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    You're welcome!

    It seems that Ghostery and uBlockOrigin do not get along very well. I got rid of Ghostery and kept uBlockOrigin but I had to disable it here so that the search field works. :)
     
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