Error when add SearXNG to Firefox

Hello all,

I need some help with the SearXNG-App.

My YunoHost server

Hardware: VPS bought online
YunoHost version: (stable)
I have access to my server : Through SSH and through the webadmin
Are you in a special context or did you perform some particular tweaking on your YunoHost instance ? : NO
If yes, please explain: NO
If your request is related to an app, specify its name and version: searxng 2024.

Description of my issue

When I try to add my SearXNG instance as a search engine to Firefox, I get an error message:

Firefox could not download the search engine from:

This happens when I call up the address in Firefox, then select the URL, right-click and click on “Add SearXNG” in the context menu at the bottom.

If I call up the URL directly, the file “opensearch.xml” is displayed.

Does anyone have an idea how to solve this problem? That would be great!

Thank you

Translated with (free version)

Is searx set as a public application ?

I think it used to be necessary to be able to add it to Firefox (but maybe it was fixed, mine is set to be public)

(I just tested your url on my server, and I can download it without being logged-in (and if you are logged in, the way Firefox download it is not logged in))

Yes, searxng is set to public. I can use it without logged in to my yunohost account. I can download the xml-file manually without any problem. But firefox cant it.

I just tried to add the official SearXNG instance (at least I think it’s this one) as a search engine in Firefox. But that doesn’t work either:
Firefox could not download the search engine from:

Is it rather Firefox?

Yep, I think it’s Firefox! I tested it on another computer, which still has Firefox version 122.0 - and adding searXNG works there! Here on my actual computer I have Firefox version 123.0 and this error message appears. Is there anything I can do?

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