How to get rid of hard to read black backgrounds?

Firefox 102esr has almost every menu, popup and screen in dark mode - which I find extremely difficult to read, given I'm antique. I've tried all the modes like light, sy… (read more)

Firefox 102esr has almost every menu, popup and screen in dark mode - which I find extremely difficult to read, given I'm antique.

I've tried all the modes like light, system etc nothing seems to fix it.

Am I going to need a stack of css code to fix it - code for each and everything I want to set back to light, or is there a setting to achieve this?

Asked by citizen1138x 6 days ago

Last reply by citizen1138x 9 hours ago

Firefox randomly speak, and/or opens pages, in French (I speak English).

Hi, I am signed into a Firefox account. I have used this account on at least three different computers. I have downloaded the application anew at least a dozen times. Fir… (read more)

Hi,

I am signed into a Firefox account. I have used this account on at least three different computers. I have downloaded the application anew at least a dozen times.

Firefox randomly, from where I sit, opens things in French rather than English. How can I keep it in English unless otherwise specified (I occasionally want German or Japanese)?

Thank you.

best, Sea

Asked by Sea 2 months ago

Last reply by Sea 3 days ago

Browser Completely Unresponsive

Recently Firefox started "crashing." It would be running just fine, and then websites would just stop loading. If I clicked a link or searched for something, it would be … (read more)

Recently Firefox started "crashing." It would be running just fine, and then websites would just stop loading. If I clicked a link or searched for something, it would be stuck loading until I restarted Firefox. I tried restarting my computer as well, but that didn't work either, as the issue just came back within a few hours.

Sooo I went to google to search for answers. I got to a forum (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/881250) that seemed promising, and edited my network.http.max-connections value from 900 to 48, as the chosen answer suggested. I figured if it didn't work, I could always just change it back.

How wrong I was.

Not only did it not work, it prevented me from doing anything. Now when I open Firefox, nothing loads. I can see the toolbar, search bar, and my bookmarks, but the actual screen is blank. No widgets with my frequently visited sites and some news stories, no homepage, just blankness. When I enter a url or do a random search or even try to open about:config, nothing happens. It doesn't even show a loading icon.

I attempted to refresh Firefox, but it got stuck in the loading stage, which I attributed to my already breaking it somehow. So I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. But no dice. It's still entirely unresponsive.

Any help would be appreciated. Please keep in mind I'm largely computer illiterate!

Asked by hanentr 1 day ago

Last reply by hanentr 14 hours ago

Opening Office.com in Multi Account Containers

I'm not sure what I did when using Multi Account Containers (Must have clicked "yes" to always open in a specific container when accessing Microsoft, www.office.com. I … (read more)

I'm not sure what I did when using Multi Account Containers (Must have clicked "yes" to always open in a specific container when accessing Microsoft, www.office.com. I enter user name and password and Firefox containers prompts me to Always open in container and I click no. It's like I'm stuck in an endless loop, each time I enter user name, password and two-factor a new tab opens and I have to do it all over again (Never getting into office.com). However, when using private windows I am able to get in. Can I turn off, "Always open in X container"? Thank you.

Asked by eskaygee33 1 week ago

Last reply by eskaygee33 4 days ago

link fails

I am trying to check in-store stock of an item on a website. When I click to check stock it opens another page but the only thing on the page is the browser frame with t… (read more)

I am trying to check in-store stock of an item on a website. When I click to check stock it opens another page but the only thing on the page is the browser frame with the word "safe" in the upper left corner. The links work on all my other browsers. I have used troubleshooting mode and refreshed Firefox but it continues to happen.

Asked by cavedweller29 6 days ago

Last reply by cavedweller29 3 days ago

Firefox has become slow to open tabs - please see details

I can really use some help. Odd Firefox behavior. Been using Firefox forever. And the same way every day. Same way. Have a working group of 88 sites I open after starting… (read more)

I can really use some help. Odd Firefox behavior.

Been using Firefox forever. And the same way every day. Same way. Have a working group of 88 sites I open after starting Firefox. Usually takes 2-3 minutes tops for all to be readied. Now taking 10-12 minutes or more. Just last few days.

I have three versions of Firefox. Right now main is 91.12 ESR which updated a few days ago. Also 91 ESR portable and 102.1 ESR Portable. All act the same. All used the same profile, copied from one to another.

Things do change so I see that my ESET antivirus updated and could be it. Turning ESET off temporarily made no difference.

Opening the session does use 100% CPU, but that is not new. Always has pegged. Comes down to normal when all opened. Single sites open as expected. And after all sites opened, FF acts as it always did with no issues. Its just loading all the tabs that is the issue.

ODD Note: If I open the 91 ESR profile, then Startup Cache folder, clear the cache from about: Support, it does not delete the files. Yet that IS the profile being used. On at least one of the portables, that works as expected. If I delete the Startup cache files and open FF 91 ESR, it does not rebuild them. Makes me think it is using a different profile, but I am sure it is not.

I cannot try Safe Mode as the Session Manager would not be there to open the saved session. I may try turning off some Add-ons to see if a conflict, maybe with something added or updated recently.

Connection speeds have not changed and are above 400 Down and 150 Up.

As mentioned, this has worked for years. Sometimes with as many as 120 tabs. So it has to be a recent change.

I do have changes made to about:config but no idea where to try to make changes there to sleuth this issue. Happy to post the changed items, though long list.

Can anyone help at all? Anything more I can tell you?

Windows 10 latest build.

Asked by in4m8n 1 day ago

Last reply by in4m8n 10 hours ago

snap firefox packages for Ubuntu Core 22.

1. How to install and run Firefox browser in ubuntu Core 22? As My experiment Firefox has the snap package. But it has the dependency its works in Ubuntu 22 Desktop Edit… (read more)

1. How to install and run Firefox browser in ubuntu Core 22? As My experiment Firefox has the snap package. But it has the dependency its works in Ubuntu 22 Desktop Edition.

I need the support/guidance to install and run Firefox in Ubuntu Core 22.

Asked by CheAnandKri 2 weeks ago

Last reply by CheAnandKri 6 days ago

Content Encoding Error

When people come to my website using Firefox, they get the following error page: "Content Encoding Error." This error does not appear using any other browsers (Chrome, Ed… (read more)

When people come to my website using Firefox, they get the following error page: "Content Encoding Error." This error does not appear using any other browsers (Chrome, Edge, Safari) using a PC or Mac. The website is: https://radiotapes.com/

Please advise what I need to do. Thank you! Tom Gavaras ([email-removed])

Asked by tgavaras 4 days ago

Last reply by tgavaras 2 days ago

Weird double menu when pasting to toolbar search item

I will post an image to show what is happening when I use the paste in the toolbar search item. I did a retore to defaults and it fixed the issue until the next day after… (read more)

I will post an image to show what is happening when I use the paste in the toolbar search item. I did a retore to defaults and it fixed the issue until the next day after a reboot of the pc and it is back. Anybody else see this behavior and know how to fix it? Thanks, Dave

p.s. I wrote up a larger version of this and tried to share data which didn't work automatically and wiped out my story. :(

Asked by schemer 4 days ago

Last reply by schemer 3 days ago

email problems

my BT email account used to work fine now I get the email list page up click to open an email which works fine but then when I click a link on the email instead of the li… (read more)

my BT email account used to work fine now I get the email list page up click to open an email which works fine but then when I click a link on the email instead of the link opening on a new tab it opens on the email page which means I have to keep pressing the back button before i used to just close the new open tab

Asked by x19dave 4 days ago

Last reply by x19dave 2 days ago

Youtube videos won't play lately, but will in Chrome.

YouTube worked fine in the past, but for at least the last few days (likely longer) Firefox 103.0.1 won't play anything. Chrome works fine still. Other large transfers … (read more)

YouTube worked fine in the past, but for at least the last few days (likely longer) Firefox 103.0.1 won't play anything. Chrome works fine still. Other large transfers work fine.

Latest video I tried to play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkN8Aqb2IBc Is a DND group playing with an actor from The Outpost (TV show on CW)

In Firefox I see the initial video preview image, and after clicking to play I get a constant spinning progress animation but the video never plays. Turning on the debug overlay info shows plenty of download capacity detected (I forget the name in the UI) but very little ever transfers (bars further down).

Only oddity I can see in the debug info it puts in the the clipboard is the wrong Angle GPU. I have 2 x NVIDIA 1080ti's in SLI, and it sees a 980. Chrome shows the expected value instead. I filed a bug on the Angle project just in case. I looked on the Firefox about:support page with hardware acceleration disabled and it showed two webgl driver entries (1 and 2), both with 1080ti listed.

I tried disabling the performance feature setting and hardware acceleration (closed app then opened again). No difference.

Windows 10 x64, latest patches. Latest NVIDIA drivers through GFE (auto updates itself). Two Windows 10 graphics options are on (GPU scheduler and Variable Refresh Rate).

I've seen a couple notifications from Windows about Firefox "attempting" to use GPU hw acceleration, but I have no idea why it'd be blocked. Clicked it and it did nothing. I looked in my event viewer and didn't find anything useful either. I haven't manually set any applications to use a certain GPU. Integrated GPU from CPU is disabled in BIOS.

GPU isn't overclocked. CPU is barely. And I see no reason to think this is related. In the past I'd get reboots and event viewer errors. Even when it worked in the past I was similarly overclocked. All programs (diagnostics) I've run to verify proper functioning have passed.

Asked by EternalStudent 1 week ago

Last reply by EternalStudent 6 days ago

Firefox no longer opens in full screen

I see that there was a new version loaded yesterday so don't know if this relates. Starting today, when I open Firefox, it opens in a small screen in the upper left cor… (read more)

I see that there was a new version loaded yesterday so don't know if this relates. Starting today, when I open Firefox, it opens in a small screen in the upper left corner. I want it to open in full screen. I have to click twice to get the full screen. I do not mean the screen that F11 gives since I still want my tabs at the bottom. I have Windows 10 and Firefox 103.0.2.

I realize that this is an annoyance that has a workaround. I just want what I had yesterday. Thanks in advance for your help.

Kris

Asked by dkatwdsd 2 days ago

Last reply by dkatwdsd 21 hours ago

Can't download - nothing happening....

When using a download link (everywhere) nothing is happening. No errors no 'nothing' I was working before: 103.0.1 (64-bit) Download is working in chrome and other browse… (read more)

When using a download link (everywhere) nothing is happening. No errors no 'nothing'

I was working before: 103.0.1 (64-bit)

Download is working in chrome and other browsers.

Any idea where to look ?

Best

Jan

Asked by jan187 4 days ago

Last reply by jan187 4 days ago

Certain videos stop playing/cant be played

Starting recently my FF(v102 &103) is not able to play certain videos anymore. The space for the video is on the page as are the control elements, play/pause, quality… (read more)

Starting recently my FF(v102 &103) is not able to play certain videos anymore. The space for the video is on the page as are the control elements, play/pause, quality, volume, etc, all fully functional. Just the video isn't starting. They do for a while after a restart but inevitably will stop doing so after an hour of use. I havn't been able to figure out what destroys the capability to play videos, but I narrowed it down to certain types. As far as I can tell its MP4 videos in general while on Youtube its AVC1 videos that are not playing. VP9s and ogvs work fine even after the video capability of the browser has been lost. I'Ve check in about:conifg and everything is set to true in terms of media.*

Asked by michkov 1 week ago

Last reply by michkov 7 hours ago

Google no longer displaying properly with Firefox 103.0.1

I am on a 2018 Intel Mac Mini running macOS Catalina 10.15.7. After updating to 103, Firefox no longer shows any content on Google related pages (search, Gmail, etc.). Th… (read more)

I am on a 2018 Intel Mac Mini running macOS Catalina 10.15.7. After updating to 103, Firefox no longer shows any content on Google related pages (search, Gmail, etc.). The pages load but no text is visible, only images.

I've tried everything from clearing all caches and browsing history, to going into about:config and changing the sandbox settings. Not sure what else to do as I've been primarily using Firefox for years but these issues have only surfaced after the last couple of updates.

Asked by rna_ink 6 days ago

Last reply by rna_ink 5 days ago

I am receiving "DOMException: The quota has been exceeded." ERRORS

I am using a WooCommerce plug that allows for website manipulation via real time CSS changes. I am repeatedly receiving this message, and the browser freezes and has to b… (read more)

I am using a WooCommerce plug that allows for website manipulation via real time CSS changes. I am repeatedly receiving this message, and the browser freezes and has to be reloaded:


DOMException: The quota has been exceeded.

Uncaught DOMException: The quota has been exceeded.


I dont seem to have this issue with other browsers. I would like to keep using FireFox, how do I fix this? Ive already cleared the cache and current settings for memory are at 1 gig... it only buys me some time as eventually the symptoms reappear.

Asked by tuatha 1 day ago

Last reply by tuatha 1 day ago