Firefox suddenly goes slow, then speeds back up

So I'll be typing like normal (I type 100 WPM), and all of a sudden, I'll type a sentence, but each individual letter starts taking about 3 seconds to show up on the scre… (read more)

So I'll be typing like normal (I type 100 WPM), and all of a sudden, I'll type a sentence, but each individual letter starts taking about 3 seconds to show up on the screen. I have to sit and wait a super long time for everything I typed to finally show up. Other times, I move my mouse over something I should be able to click on, and have to wait a long time for the arrow to turn into a hand, letting me click on it. These periods of slowness will last a few minutes, then disappear.

What's really interesting is that when the slowness starts, I can type just fine up in the URL bar. I might type my entire message there, then copy paste it down to where ever I was wanting to post it. However, when I do that, if I have another tab open and that tab is playing music, the music will start to break up and lag as I type. Again, after a while, the slowness disappears and we're back to normal.

Can anyone tell me what's going on?

Asked by Trenton Knight 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 month ago

sound output is low using google meets (not an issue in slack/OS level)

When I use google meet, I regularly get feedback that I sound far away, despite being at a normal distance from my computer. If I switch to another app, like slack, the i… (read more)

When I use google meet, I regularly get feedback that I sound far away, despite being at a normal distance from my computer. If I switch to another app, like slack, the issue doesn't present (so it's not an OS level issue). I'm using firefox on m3 macbook pro.

What can I do to fix this issue? Or do I have to stop using firefox?

Asked by Meg C 1 week ago

Last reply by Meg C 1 week ago

Firefox browsing failure after upgrade to 126.0 (64-bit)

Firefox automatically updated itself to version 126.0 (64-bit) and it was unable to display any web sites. First I disabled Mozilla VPN but that did not fix my issue. Ne… (read more)

Firefox automatically updated itself to version 126.0 (64-bit) and it was unable to display any web sites.

First I disabled Mozilla VPN but that did not fix my issue. Next, I disabled Microsoft Defender firewall software to no effect.

Finally I updated the shortcut to Firefox on my taskbar to launch the browser. This fixed my issue.

Hopefully, this will save other users from the same pain.

Asked by astroman133 1 week ago

Last reply by astroman133 1 week ago

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How can I enable seeing *all* tabs from other devices in Firefox View?

Hello All! I have recently tried to use Firefox View button in order to quickly open pages that I have opened on my Android device, however I found that only some (rando… (read more)

Hello All!

I have recently tried to use Firefox View button in order to quickly open pages that I have opened on my Android device, however I found that only some (random) portion of the tabs appear in the Firefox View under [tabs from other devices/my android device].

Is there any way I can change that behaviour? This is renedring the Firefox View kind of pointless, as I still have to open my phone to check whether there was maybe one more important page that I wanted to check out, that was not listed in the Firefox View on my PC. At that point, I could very well just see what were I at, on the android device, and just google stuff again. The mixed approch (some opened via Firefox View and some manually) is more time consuming than either of the approaches alone, so I would really appreciate help, as Firefox View seemed to be a time-saver - I believe I have something set erroneously somwhere. Thanks!

I am on firefox 125.0.3. 64-bit.

Asked by gawroon7 1 week ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 week ago

설치한 부가기능(확장프로그램)을 사용할 수가 없습니다. unable show me add-on program

확장프로그램을 설치했는데, 원래 대로라면 브라우저 상단 주소창 옆 도구 모음에 설치한 확장프로그램의 아이콘이 나타나야 하나 나타나지 않고 있습니다. '도구 모음 사용자 지정'으로 들어가서 직접 추가하려고 해도 추가할 수 있는 아이콘이 나타나지 않습니다. 이 외의 방법으로 사용할 수 있는 방법을 아무것도 … (read more)

확장프로그램을 설치했는데, 원래 대로라면 브라우저 상단 주소창 옆 도구 모음에 설치한 확장프로그램의 아이콘이 나타나야 하나 나타나지 않고 있습니다. '도구 모음 사용자 지정'으로 들어가서 직접 추가하려고 해도 추가할 수 있는 아이콘이 나타나지 않습니다. 이 외의 방법으로 사용할 수 있는 방법을 아무것도 찾을 수가 없는데 대체 어디서 어떻게 찾아서 어떻게 사용해야 합니까?

i installed a add-on program however this icon for using is not shown on browser's menu bar. there is not on personal setting, so i cannot find how do myself. wat should i do?

Asked by kotacji 1 week ago

Last reply by kotacji 1 week ago

Google Calendar won't print whole day on Firefox

FIREFOX won't print whole day of my google calendar - now it just prints when I get to the computer and print out the day - but then it skips the morning or night - BUT I… (read more)

FIREFOX won't print whole day of my google calendar - now it just prints when I get to the computer and print out the day - but then it skips the morning or night - BUT I can go to Chrome and it will print from 6am to 12midnight .... PLEASE get this fixed - such a pain to log in to another calendar/browser ETC all the time

Asked by 3D H&G 1 week ago

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PDF Editor options are unusable (grayed out)

I'm trying to use the built-in PDF Editor features after finding out about it but every PDF file I open with Firefox has the options grayed out (as shown in the screensho… (read more)

I'm trying to use the built-in PDF Editor features after finding out about it but every PDF file I open with Firefox has the options grayed out (as shown in the screenshot). What should I do to re-enable the features?

Asked by RxF 1 week ago

Answered by RxF 1 week ago

Website not workin

I use Lightfolio.com for my website hosting. My computer does not let me login or load the website using Firefox. I've deleted the cookies, and played with the settings, … (read more)

I use Lightfolio.com for my website hosting. My computer does not let me login or load the website using Firefox. I've deleted the cookies, and played with the settings, and it still doesn't work. I'm really needing help as this is dampering my business.

Asked by shannonharrisphotography 3 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

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Add eyedropper tool to toolbar

the built in eyedropper tool is the simplest and easiest solution to grabbing screen colors without granting file permission to 3rd party solutions for full funcionality.… (read more)

the built in eyedropper tool is the simplest and easiest solution to grabbing screen colors without granting file permission to 3rd party solutions for full funcionality. I have power-toys but I hate to see this tool needlessly depreciated. My workflow needs to sample many colors at a time making the menu navigation needless. PLEASE let there be a way to add it to the toolbar, I hope there is. Thanks for your time

Asked by bromraven 3 weeks ago

Answered by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

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userChrome.css - Help With Customizing Tabs (part 2)

Hi All, I would like the content area of my tabs moved up so that the box is filled with the actual tab color, without the white background, and also the text will be ve… (read more)

Hi All,

I would like the content area of my tabs moved up so that the box is filled with the actual tab color, without the white background, and also the text will be vertically centered. Right now, the text is dropping too close to the bottom of the tab.

Had this looking very nice in FF 88 with the same code, as you can see in the attached images, but it seems to render differently in FF 115 ESR and FF 125.

Below is some code I used to style the tabs, but the problem exists without this code as well.

I've also included some "tabs on bottom" code I'm using as well at the very bottom.

Would sure like to get those Classic Toolbar Buttons working again too (shown in the second image), but that will be a later request :)

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks!

/* Highlight non-selected tabs on mouseover */ .tabbrowser-tab:not([selected]):hover .tab-content {

  background-color: #dbe3eb !important;

}

  1. TabsToolbar {
 -moz-box-ordinal-group: 3 !important;
 padding-top: 0 !important;
 padding-bottom: 0 !important;
 height: 25px !important;
 background-image: url("bkmr_back.gif") !important;
 border-top: 1px solid #afc0d2 !important;
 border-bottom: 1px solid #8698aa !important;

}

/* Background color of selected tab */ .tab-background[selected="true"] {

   background-attachment: none!important;
   background-image: none!important;
   background-color: #eef5fc !important;

}

/* Background color of non-selected tab */ tab-background:not([selected]) {

   color: #000000 !important;
   background-color: #c7d3e0 !important;

}

/* Border color & bold text for selected tab */

  1. TabsToolbar .tabbrowser-tab[selected] {
   font-weight: 700 !important;
   color: #000 !important;
   border-top: 1px solid #8698aa !important;
   border-left: 1px solid #8698aa !important;
   border-right: 1px solid #8698aa !important;

}

/* Border color & normal text for non-selected tab */

  1. TabsToolbar .tabbrowser-tab:not([selected]) {
   font-weight: 600 !important;
   color: #000 !important;
   border-top: 1px solid #afc0d2 !important;
   border-left: 1px solid #afc0d2 !important;
   border-right: 1px solid #afc0d2 !important;

}

/* -------------- TABS ON BOTTOM --------------- */ /* TABS: below nav-bar - updated for 89+ | 108+ | 113+ */

  • |*:root {
 --tab-toolbar-navbar-overlap: 0px !important;
 --tab-min-height: 25px !important; /* adjust */
 --tab-min-width:  80px !important; /* adjust */

}

  1. navigator-toolbox #TabsToolbar {
 position: absolute !important;
 bottom: 0;
 /* height: 27px !important; */
 height: 28px !important;
 width: 100vw !important;

}

/* navigator-toolbox - padding */

  • |*:root:not([chromehidden*="toolbar"]) #navigator-toolbox {
 position: relative !important; /*89+*/
 padding-bottom: calc(var(--tab-min-height) + 1px) !important; /*adjust*/
 background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;

}

/* TABS: HEIGHT */

  1. tabbrowser-tabs,
  2. tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox,
  3. tabbrowser-tabs .tabbrowser-tab {
 min-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
 max-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;

}

.tab-stack {

 height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;

}

  1. TabsToolbar {
 height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
 margin-bottom: 0px !important;
 /* box-shadow: ThreeDShadow 0 -1px inset, -moz-dialog 0 1px !important; /*optional*/
 /* background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important; */
 color: var(--toolbar-color) !important;

}

/* drag space */ .titlebar-spacer[type="pre-tabs"], .titlebar-spacer[type="post-tabs"] {

 width: 40px;

}

/* Override vertical shifts when moving a tab */

  1. navigator-toolbox[movingtab] > #titlebar > #TabsToolbar {
 padding-bottom: unset !important;

}

  1. navigator-toolbox[movingtab] #tabbrowser-tabs {
 padding-bottom: unset !important;
 margin-bottom: unset !important;

}

  1. navigator-toolbox[movingtab] > #nav-bar {
 margin-top: unset !important;

}

/* hide indicators and caption buttons */

  1. TabsToolbar .private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important;}
  2. TabsToolbar .accessibility-indicator {display: none !important;}
  3. TabsToolbar .titlebar-buttonbox-container {display: none !important;}
  4. TabsToolbar #window-controls {display: none !important;}

/* -------------- TABS ON BOTTOM --------------- */

Asked by Slouch 3 weeks ago

Answered by Slouch 3 weeks ago

Can't play video or video plays with no sound on certain webpages only

Hello, about 1-2 weeks ago a very strange problem occurred - on some pages videos don't play at all or play without a sound. Can anyone help me with this strange situatio… (read more)

Hello, about 1-2 weeks ago a very strange problem occurred - on some pages videos don't play at all or play without a sound. Can anyone help me with this strange situation? For example, every video on youtube.com plays without a problem; on facebook.com every video plays with no sound at all; on some other pages video doesn't play at all. This problem is only with firefox, if I try to open the same videos with another browser everything is fine.

Asked by bobbyfm 1 week ago

Last reply by bobbyfm 1 week ago

Master Password not being accepted

Hello, My protonpass manager and email accounts were compromised by a hacked Discord user. I began setting up the password manager in mozilla to help me with my password… (read more)

Hello,

My protonpass manager and email accounts were compromised by a hacked Discord user. I began setting up the password manager in mozilla to help me with my passwords, but somehow mistyped the Master Password I was trying to set up. Now I have no idea what it is and need to reset it.

Thank you,

Asked by Flynx 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Youtube dose not load - Twitch uses an redicules amount of computer resources

I'm about to give up on Firefox. While Firefox is the browser of my choice, its bugs are a constant source of frustration. When navigating on YouTube, I'll suddenly have… (read more)

I'm about to give up on Firefox.

While Firefox is the browser of my choice, its bugs are a constant source of frustration. When navigating on YouTube, I'll suddenly have it stop loading properly and just load more or less blank. You can see this in the image attached. To rectify this problem, I'll need to quit Firefox completely and run a cleaner (WiseCleaner, in my instance) so that it loads correctly again. This happens across several computers I have.

As I game, I usually dual-monitor to watch things on YouTube or Twitch simultaneously. When watching Twitch with Firefox, I noticed that the video would stutter or freeze while the audio continued. I checked Task Manager and found CPU usage to be extremely high. I cannot recreate this problem now as my second monitor is in the repair shop.

Firefox is one of the only few alternatives to a Chromium-based browser. As I don't like Google policies on ad-blockers, tracking, and so on, I'd like to stay away from anything Chromium-based. But it's becoming increasingly difficult to do so, as the user experience in Firefox is so bad, especially when using YouTube, one of my main browsing activities.

I tried turning off hardware acceleration, but this did nothing. I've reinstalled Firefox, but as this happens across several unconnected browsers, I cannot think this is a local problem. What to do?

Asked by Andreas Risdalen Ekrem 3 weeks ago

Merge Mozilla account and Mozilla Support Account

I've had recent security issues and have had a couple actual breaches. Having two accounts so similar to one another caused some unnecessary confusion during a panicked … (read more)

I've had recent security issues and have had a couple actual breaches. Having two accounts so similar to one another caused some unnecessary confusion during a panicked burst of changing passwords. Can we merge them?

Asked by NumbReally 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

unwanted background connection while starting mozilla firefox browser

Hello, I like using Firefox browser every day. After installing and running Avast antivirus protection (program version : 24.3.6108 (build 24.3.8975.832)), Avast no… (read more)

Hello,

I like using Firefox browser every day. After installing and running Avast antivirus protection (program version : 24.3.6108 (build 24.3.8975.832)), Avast notification always show this message every time I start up Firefox : please check the uploaded images : FPA Scam.jpg.

I already checked the extenstion, the Settings, and the Advance Settings of Firefox browser. I'd like to know if there is any parameter related to engine.forexpeacearmy.com and it is enabled. Unfortunately, I can't found any related parameters.

So, I decide to contact Firefox support to find out what happen to my Firefox browser, why it always call the forexpeacearmy site at the start up, and finally I want to remove it. Because I'm affraid it could be some kind of trojans / malwares and put my laptop into risks.

Kindly need your advise. Thank you.

Kind regards, Gideon

Asked by gidhsk 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

Black bars when browsing

Whenever I browse the web using Mozilla (Google, Startpage or any other browser) AND Mozilla is set to fullscreen mode I get black bars all around website screen which ar… (read more)

Whenever I browse the web using Mozilla (Google, Startpage or any other browser) AND Mozilla is set to fullscreen mode I get black bars all around website screen which are not present when Mozilla is set to windowed mode.

I am using: Macbook Air M1 (MacOS Monterey 12.6.6.) and latest Mozilla web browser. I have already tried this solution: "go to about:config in the address bar and try changing the value of full-screen-api.macos-native-full-screen to true" and it did not fix the issue. I am experiencing this for a lot of time now and only on my Macbook which means a specific version of Mozilla cannot be blamed. This happens on ALL websites. Note: I did change about:config quite a lot regarding privacy alterations.

Asked by Garfield Pokora 1 week ago

PDFs occassionaly become garbled and restarting firefox temporarily fixes it

I view a lot of PDFs for electronics design. And after some time with the browser running it starts to garble PDFs. I have not found a trigger. Sometimes it opens fine in… (read more)

I view a lot of PDFs for electronics design. And after some time with the browser running it starts to garble PDFs. I have not found a trigger. Sometimes it opens fine in a new container tab or private browsing, other times nothing will open it. Very occasionally refreshing a few times makes it load correctly. The error doesn't manifest for all PDFs at the same time. Open ones will remain viewable, and once the error occurs some new PDFs still open while others fail consistently. Sometimes opening the same PDF as a file from my local drive makes it render.

The rendering error is a bit unlike anything I've ever seen. There is a lot of X and Y spearing like it tried to render the same text and images in slightly different spots over and over again. When I switch virtual workspaces and come back some parts of the rendered page retain the contents of the previous workspace and others do not. Scrolling produces jitter and additional smearing.

One somewhat reliable way to trigger the error is to put the laptop to sleep and wake it up. That always causes PDFs to exibit this error but often refreshing the PDF will work to restore it. Not reliably though.

I've attached an image of the error captured with my phone because neither screenshots nor OBS can actually "see" the garbage on screen. Apologies that this error is so full of inconsistent behavior. I've lived with this for some time now in the hopes that it was a temporary problem and tried to work out what causes it but I can't find anything other than putting the laptop to sleep being a cause, and even then it is not the sole cause.

Asked by Colette 🌩️💝 Kerr 1 week ago