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Firefox 29 and up: “The connection has timed out”

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/04/24

A few years ago, Firefox changed the default “network.http.response.timeout” value from zero to 300 seconds (5 minutes).

Display style systems that show refreshing web pages, this can be a problem as when the connection to the web-server is unavailable for more than 5 minutes, then the page will show “The connection has timed out” and stop refreshing.

The solution – apart from fixing each and every connection problem – is to either restore the value or make it very long:

  • network.http.response.timeout=0
  • network.http.response.timeout=30000

Changing this works similarly like in A way to skip the Firefox “Well, this is embarrassing” during a sudden reboot « The Wiert Corner – irregular stream of stuff:

  • Open Firefox
  • Type about:config in the addressbar
  • Confirm the
    This might void your warranty!
    by clicking
    I accept the risk!
  • Search for network.http.response.timeout
  • Double click it so the value changes from the default value 0 to the user set value 0

–jeroen

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Posted in Development, Firefox, Power User, Scripting, Software Development, Web Browsers, Web Development | Leave a Comment »

AlessandroZ/LaZagne: Credentials recovery project

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/04/15

Just when I thought I made a note of a password I hardly ever use, I didn’t, luckily this open source tools understands how to recover many kinds of passwords: AlessandroZ/LaZagne: Credentials recovery project.

–jeroen

Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Chrome, Development, DVCS - Distributed Version Control, Firefox, git, Internet Explorer, Office, Opera, Outlook, Power User, Python, Scripting, Skype, Software Development, Source Code Management, Web Browsers, WiFi, Windows | Leave a Comment »

Some links and notes as I want to learn about JavaScript in bookmarklets

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/04/11

I wrote about bookmarklets before, but more from a usage perspective, not from a programmers one.

From what I understand now is that:

  • bookmarklets are basically a special form of URI
  • you can use javascript in them, but must make sure you do not interfere with existing javascript on the page
    • javascript:(function(){ window.open(‘https://wiert.me/’); })();
  • the URI has limits so,
    • browsers can have length restrictions (some around 500 characters) forcing you to put the actual script on-line as externalised bookmarklet (which won’t work on body-less pages)
    • you will have to encode special characters (and URI decode them before beautifying existing JavaScript bookmarklets)

My first tries will likely be:

  1. a modification of the existing WordPress “Press This” to work with GitHub and keep # fragments
  2. a modification of the existing WordPress “Press This” bookmarklets to open pages in a new tab.
  3. opening the current page as new tabs in both WayBack and Acrhive.is to see which one archives them best
  4. generating a URL with title prepended by the current WayBack or/and Archive.is links

Here are some links I will need  to read in order to get a better understanding:

WordPress sources:

My prior posts: from the usage side:

–jeroen

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Posted in Development, JavaScript/ECMAScript, Power User, Scripting, Software Development, Web Browsers | Leave a Comment »

debugging – Find what javascript changes the DOM? – Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/04/01

I know I’m going to need this one day: [WayBackdebugging – Find what javascript changes the DOM? – Stack Overflow

Via: [WayBack] Javascript “Why”: Wenn ich eine fertig geladene Webseite sehe und wissen möchte, warum “dieses Element da” (Bild, Script, div) geladen worden ist, wie… – Kristian Köhntopp – Google+

–jeroen

Posted in Chrome, Development, JavaScript/ECMAScript, Power User, Scripting, Software Development, Web Browsers, Web Development | Leave a Comment »

A way to skip the Firefox “Well, this is embarrassing” during a sudden reboot

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/03/04

A while ago, I asked about [WayBack] “Is there a way to skip the Firefox “Well, this is embarrassing” during a sudden reboot and just continue with the loading of the default pages? – Jeroen Wiert Pluimers – Google+

Later I found the workaround at both and [WayBackWell this is embarrassing message | Firefox Support Forum | Mozilla Support with more elaboration at [WayBackDon’t give Chance for Firefox to Show ‘Well, this is embarrassing” message next time again | Techdows:

  1. Open Firefox
  2. Type about:config in the addressbar
  3. Confirm the
    This might void your warranty!
    by clicking
    I accept the risk!
  4. Search for browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash
  5. Double click it so the value changes from the default value true to the user set value false

Now after a sudden reboot of the machine, a start of Firefox just loads the default page.

–jeroen

Posted in Firefox, Power User, Web Browsers | Leave a Comment »

 
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