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Firefox crashes

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bp-f58cab64-00b6-4280-a22b-544e51180614 6/14/18 11:02 AM bp-30caa141-987b-4660-8c2a-5688d1180614 6/14/18 11:02 AM bp-216f8ebc-d29f-4fb5-9f74-8cf361180614 6/14/18 11:01 AM bp-5a53e1ee-da59-4b49-8b43-80d161180614 6/14/18 10:59 AM bp-e942edc4-2a3f-4056-b624-22edd1180614 6/14/18 10:56 AM bp-b2312ab3-1d8a-41c1-85ff-ce40e1180614 6/14/18 8:41 AM bp-5cd12c71-42ba-4ffc-963c-c92071180614 I have been experiencing many crashes,on the same sites, when using ubuntu 18.04 cinnamon or linux mint 19 cinnamon(beta) (version-Firefox 52.8.1). The crashes also happen in safe mode. I have tested Firefox 52.8.1 on linux mint 18.3 cinnamon and ubuntu 16.04 with no crashes.

Asked by ding501 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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How do I right-clic close a tab from the drop-down extended tabs bar/list ?

Hi I mean one of these (image below) ? The goal is to prevent reloading the tabs among ones that were openned in a previous session and I don't need anymore (and by the w… (read more)

Hi I mean one of these (image below) ? The goal is to prevent reloading the tabs among ones that were openned in a previous session and I don't need anymore (and by the way FF won't update my history as not needed) - Even if I'd didn't use "Startup/Restore last session", this would be a great feature to be able to close with right-click any tabs whose names in shown in the drop list when so many tabs are openned that the last ones can't fit in the width of the window (actually tabs "toolbar"). Thanks you for this great browser. I asked this 2 years ago if there's a way.

Asked by fave 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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your firefox profile cannot be loaded. it may be missing or inaccessible - AD multiple profiles

I have a new ubunutu 16.04 machine which I recently connected to my workplace domain where multiple users login to the same machine with there workplace account names. Wh… (read more)

I have a new ubunutu 16.04 machine which I recently connected to my workplace domain where multiple users login to the same machine with there workplace account names. When a user login to the machine it logins successfully but when try to open firefox get this message

your firefox profile cannot be loaded. it may be missing or inaccessible

I tried some suggested solutions:

sudo chmod -R 777 .mozilla/ rm -rf ~/.mozilla/ rm -rf ~/.cache/mozilla/ https://askubuntu.com/a/314915/304905

I tried all these but nothing worked. I wonder how I can fix this permanently from my machine local admin account so that when a new user logins to the machine for the first time firefox works without problems and without him having to do something?

Asked by fcis 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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cannot enter passwords

Using Ubunto 18.04 and Firefox, passwords can not be entered on some web pages. This seemed to start after an update last week. My setting are as listed on the previous… (read more)

Using Ubunto 18.04 and Firefox, passwords can not be entered on some web pages. This seemed to start after an update last week. My setting are as listed on the previous suggestions on various forums. Clearing the cache and cookies has no impact.

Asked by HelpWanted 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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With the last update, arrow key navigation seems broken, its not behaving like it did the seconds before Firefox interrupted my browsing to update itself.

Before the latest update on 9/17/18, I was able to use the arrow keys to move the page up and down with no issues other than occasionally I had to click somewhere on the … (read more)

Before the latest update on 9/17/18, I was able to use the arrow keys to move the page up and down with no issues other than occasionally I had to click somewhere on the page to get the arrows to start working. Now, I don't even know how to describe it. It's broken. I arrow down and it adds a cursor at the end of text, but you can't type, then all of a sudden it jumps to the bottom of the page and I can't arrow back up either. It just jumps all over the page. wth??? It's even doing it on this page. It's frustrating because I primarily use the arrow keys to navigate without a mouse. I've restarted FF and my Ubuntu OS. Any insight would be appreciated.

Asked by DivianaJade 1 year ago

Last reply by Shadow110 1 year ago

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PHP session variables not stored

I've created a website in php5. During development I used Firefox 46.0.1 on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. The session variables are nicely stored en can be read. Now I'm starting to … (read more)

I've created a website in php5. During development I used Firefox 46.0.1 on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. The session variables are nicely stored en can be read.

Now I'm starting to test on different browsers, my Windows 10 pc with Firefox 46.0.1 doesn't store the session variables. Chrome and Edge do store the session variables on my Windows 10 pc. Also on a win 8.1 pc with Firefox 46.0.1 the session variables are not stored.

Any idea what could be the cause?

What I typically do in a php script:

?>

In order to reload the page, I use javascript. "location.reload();" When commenting that line out and refresh the page, the session variables are available.

Any idea on how to solve this issue?

Asked by Deepfreeze1 4 years ago

Last reply by philipp 4 years ago

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Can I use my profile from a Windows machine on an Ubunto 16.04 LTS machine

I have three Windows machines and one Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS machine, which by the way runs W7 inside on an emulator. Is it possible to use the profile from my main compu… (read more)

I have three Windows machines and one Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS machine, which by the way runs W7 inside on an emulator. Is it possible to use the profile from my main computer in Ubuntu machine? I assume I can use it in the emulated W7 on that machine, it is W7. Thanks, Fred

Asked by Fred 3 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 3 years ago

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ubuntu 16.04LTS Firefox 64 update to 64 yesterday.Now all saved tabs are gone.

I have a day-old backup of sessionstore.js but apparently 64 doesn't use that file anymore. I found 64 installed in ~/.mozilla/firefox/<random_number> but no sess… (read more)

I have a day-old backup of sessionstore.js but apparently 64 doesn't use that file anymore. I found 64 installed in ~/.mozilla/firefox/<random_number> but no sessionstore.js. So how do I find my tabs? I had probably 50 tabs in each desktop.

Asked by neonjohn 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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We have just installed an update in the background, but there was no update

Hello, I receive this restart message multiple times now. But there was no firefox update. All package updates are handled by the ubuntu apt manager and apt did not updat… (read more)

Hello,

I receive this restart message multiple times now.

But there was no firefox update. All package updates are handled by the ubuntu apt manager and apt did not update firefox and it was not an unattended-upgrade from the system.

What update is it? It is worrying me.

Asked by cj447 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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"You should restart firefox now to install updates" on every start

Every time I start Firefox it starts displaying a "You should restart firefox now to install updates" message to the left of the location bar. I checked all plugins, all… (read more)

Every time I start Firefox it starts displaying a "You should restart firefox now to install updates" message to the left of the location bar. I checked all plugins, all addons - nothing is updated or needs updating.

OS is Ubuntu and Firefox is installed from a tar.gz When I use Firefox version from repos, I don't see such an error.

Asked by evll 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Firefox crashes on start-up

When I select to open Firefox in Ubuntu Mate, it displays the crash reporter immediately. I tried safe mode but the same result happens. It is up-to-date at version 61 an… (read more)

When I select to open Firefox in Ubuntu Mate, it displays the crash reporter immediately. I tried safe mode but the same result happens. It is up-to-date at version 61 and I am running Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on a Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Asked by SuperOz31 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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With camera allowed I get the message "Camera not authorized. Please check your media permissions settings." under ubuntu 16.04

Firefox 46.01 under Ubuntu 16.04 In this website: https://www.onlinemictest.com/webcam-test Or any other website that uses the webcam I get the error message: Camera not … (read more)

Firefox 46.01 under Ubuntu 16.04 In this website: https://www.onlinemictest.com/webcam-test Or any other website that uses the webcam I get the error message: Camera not authorized. Please check your media permissions settings. Permissions are ok (set to allow after prompted), but still no video - cheesse works ok and properly shows video. The website asks for permission to share the camera as expected, and it is set to ALLOW. Would appreciate your help. Best, Marcelo

Asked by marcelo4k 4 years ago

Last reply by Seburo 4 years ago

how to prevent stop and go in videos?

How to prevent stop and go in videos? I can not watch videos in Firefox due to constant pausing. Videos pause as often as every 10 seconds. Also on Android cell phone. Al… (read more)

How to prevent stop and go in videos? I can not watch videos in Firefox due to constant pausing. Videos pause as often as every 10 seconds. Also on Android cell phone. Also, out of focus. Using Ubuntu 18.04. ISP is Hugesnet. Hugesnet says there is no problem with reception.

Any help appreciated. dlw

Asked by dlwy3k 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Insecure Connections

Ubuntu 18.04 There is a proxy. No any antivirus software installed. On some sites there is warning: Your connection is not secure. If i pressed "Advanced". The certifica… (read more)

Ubuntu 18.04 There is a proxy. No any antivirus software installed.

On some sites there is warning: Your connection is not secure. If i pressed "Advanced". The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate is unknown. After that, i choose "Add Exception" and "Get certificate". After receiving certificate, i get

the site provides valid, verified identification".

So I can close "Add Exception" window and refresh the page. All works fine.

Another way if HSTS used. There is not chance to "Add Exception". But sometimes i just need to reload page. Or another page with the same domen load successfully.

What i tried todo:

updates certificates: sudo dpkg-reconfigure ca-certificates

remove cert file of firefox: ~/.mozilla/firefox/qrpsqrx2.default/cert9.db.

It seems to be usefull, but not a long time. So: problem still exist.

Asked by samanovis 1 year ago

Last reply by guigs 1 year ago

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Lost data after Firefox upgrade

Hello. I had naively let my computer do an upgrade of Mozilla. Guess what. All data gone. History, bookmarks, add-ons. I didn't have a back-up of bookmarks, well, at leas… (read more)

Hello. I had naively let my computer do an upgrade of Mozilla. Guess what. All data gone. History, bookmarks, add-ons. I didn't have a back-up of bookmarks, well, at least not recent.

How can I get them back? I've spent a lot of time with setting up Firefox so it would be comfortable to me, I've spent my time in it, and now it's all gone and I don't even remember the name of some add-ons I used to use.

Asked by Freya.Norregaard 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago