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Post by Marshall_Jani » Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:57 pm

As the title states, the icon for NoScript just up and disappeared this morning. I don't see it anywhere.
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Re: Icon disappeared

Post by therube » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:22 am

See if it might not be in Customize?
See if it might not turn up if... you restart? you disable all other extensions except for NoScript?

I lost the uBlock icon just the other day.
Had to remove & reinstall it.
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Re: Icon disappeared

Post by Comdriver » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:23 am

I've got same problem.
NoScript 11.0.23 installed from addons.mozilla.org
It is not because of customize, the icon isn't present anywhere. not on the extended menu, not in unused buttons, not on main menu (sorry, don't know actual names of locations, I'm using Firefox with Russian localisation). It looks what addon just stopped working. Can't see it in browser's task manager list. Also with no icon it looks I don't have to allow scripts on any domains, it is just working as I don't have No Script installed in my browser.
If I restart my Firefox it comes back and working but after some time it will disappear again.

small update:
if I turn it off and then back on using about:addons page the icon will reappear and addon will work again. But I think it will crash again after some time, just like with browser restart.
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Re: Icon disappeared

Post by Marshall_Jani » Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:29 pm

I restarted Firefox and the icon returned. I hope it stays this time.
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NS stops working

Post by saladgoat » Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:43 pm

Firefox 74.0
NoScript 11.0.22

Just updated and it's still doing it.
This has been going on for a week or two.
Firefox is set to auto-update plugins, so I don't know on which version it started.
I'll just be browsing the interwebs as usual and then all of a sudden here's some ridiculous monstrosity that has never been on this page before. I look up and the NS icon is missing. Odd. I go to my plugins to see what's wrong. According to that page, it's still enabled. But it's not working.
So I disable it then enable it again. The icon reappears and I can reload the page and the monstrosity is gone.
But how long have I been "surfing", how many pages have I seen, where JavaScript has been allowed to run rampant - but silent - before I came to this page where it is obvious?
I wish I had more information about where and when this happens, but the great thing about NS is that it runs in the background and doesn't need me, so I never even think about it, and don't notice it until it's missing.

I haven't installed any new Extensions in the time when this started happening, so unless an update to another extension, or to NS, caused cross-contamination, it can't be a problem with that. Here's what I have:
Download Sound
I don't care about cookies

Hopefully this bug can be fixed soon, because I feel vulnerable knowing NS can stop at any moment and I won't know it.
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Re: Icon disappeared

Post by barbaz » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:34 pm

Threads merged.
*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!


Re: Icon disappeared

Post by rockmydreamboat » Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:59 am

can't upload my jpg file from my hard drive, but i'd like you to see it.
(i'm slow and tired ...)
i've confirmed noscript 11.0.22 is active as of march 23, 2020.
the rest is beyond me now (nearly midnight friday march 27).
i'll come back. looks like i'm not alone with this issue. thanks.
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Re: Icon disappeared

Post by Giorgio Maone » Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:47 am

@rockmydreambot: by the look of your screenshots it seems Firefox doesn't manage to overwrite the add-ons file(s).

Can you try to completely uninstall NoScript and reinstall it?

If this fails, we may try to manually remove the files from the profile...

Good luck and let me know.
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