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Firefox on Linux does not allow entries in forms that are called up in IFRAME.

Dear friends, Firefox on Linux does not allow entries in forms that are called up in IFRAME. It works perfectly on Android. Does anyone know why this is the case? Uwe … (read more)

Dear friends,

Firefox on Linux does not allow entries in forms that are called up in IFRAME. It works perfectly on Android.

Does anyone know why this is the case? Uwe

Firefox 127.0 (64-Bit)

Asked by haller-mtl 3 hours ago

Firefox Broken on Treasury Direct Login Page

This site: https://www.treasurydirect.gov/log-in/ When you click "Next" button it opens in a new tab the following URL: https://www.treasurydirect.gov/RS/UN-Display.do… (read more)

This site:

https://www.treasurydirect.gov/log-in/

When you click "Next" button it opens in a new tab the following URL:

https://www.treasurydirect.gov/RS/UN-Display.do

Produces a "page not found" error. Works perfectly on Chromium, Chrome & Vivaldi.

Asked by Derek Christiansen 4 hours ago

Last reply by Derek Christiansen 4 hours ago

Firefox asks for password on startup after recent update

Hi! After a routine update today to Mozilla Firefox 127.0 for Linux Mint, Firefox is asking for my master password before letting me continue. Sync does not appear to be … (read more)

Hi! After a routine update today to Mozilla Firefox 127.0 for Linux Mint, Firefox is asking for my master password before letting me continue. Sync does not appear to be enabled.

I'd really rather it didn't do this, because my password manager is now always open and accessible. Previously, the master password request was only triggered when I came on a site that needed a password.

Anything I can do to fix this?

Thanks for any pointers!

Asked by A App 6 hours ago

Last reply by A App 5 hours ago

All downloads on firefox open as "file://" links

I am currently using Ubuntu 24.04. I recently switched from the snap ubuntu package to using the firefox APT package. However, I've noticed this really weird issue. Whene… (read more)

I am currently using Ubuntu 24.04. I recently switched from the snap ubuntu package to using the firefox APT package. However, I've noticed this really weird issue. Whenever I download a file, it always seems to have the "file://" link or mime type.

Say for example I download an mp4 video, trying to open it via firefox results in a dialog asking me to "select which application i want to open this file link in"

I have tried refreshing firefox, and tried completely removing it from my operating system (a search of my entirety of / showed no traces of anything relating to firefox), but even after a clean install, the issue persisted.

The only way I found that can fix this issue is by using firefox nightly, or using the firefox flatpak. And I'd prefer to not use either.

I was monitoring the browser console, and upon clicking on the file in the downloads list, It seems that firefox gets this error:

Uncaught (in promise) TypeError: defaultButton is undefined

   _setInitialFocusIfNeeded chrome://global/content/elements/dialog.js:318
   _postLoadInit chrome://global/content/elements/dialog.js:332
   connectedCallback chrome://global/content/elements/dialog.js:149

dialog.js:318:9

This error does not occur on firefox nightly.

I believe I have troubleshooted this as much as possible on my end, and I'm unsure of what to do about this. Could I please get a bit of help?

Asked by smallketchup82 17 hours ago

Keyboard input lag.

Versions: Firefox: 127.0 (64-bit) Linux: Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS Description: After some time, and (under unknown conditions), the input delay will shoot way up. Like 20-30 s… (read more)

Versions: Firefox: 127.0 (64-bit) Linux: Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS

Description: After some time, and (under unknown conditions), the input delay will shoot way up. Like 20-30 seconds.

Strangely enough, this only applies to keyboard inputs. I can change my tab with my mouse, I can click on things, no issues there. But any keyboard interaction is hugely delayed.

This does not fix itself until I close my browser and restart it. Closing the browser is always broken here too, if I close the browser with the [X] exit button, I then need to kill the process because it just hangs. It blanks out the contents of each tab like it's preparing to close them, but it just doesn't ever complete the task without a manual kill.

CPU usage and memory usage are relatively low; significantly below my system's limits.

I've already tried this suggested fix, to no avail.

The frequency of this is only about once a week at most, usually once a month, so it's not a huge issue, but I'm just worried about this occurring during a critical meeting or something later. Having this impending restart needed is kind of worrying for critical usage times.

Asked by iliesi.amiel 18 hours ago

Is there now a way to make the "Reopen Closed Tab" actually reopen closed tabs again?

A while back the behavior of the ctrl+shift+t shortcut changed from reopening tab in the current window to reopening tab in the current window or reopening last closed wi… (read more)

A while back the behavior of the ctrl+shift+t shortcut changed from reopening tab in the current window to reopening tab in the current window or reopening last closed window which for me and a lot of other people too made it worse. There's been a thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1421356 but it's been archived without a real solution. Is there now a way like a about:config toggle to bring back the old functionality? I really miss the old behavior.

Asked by D4VID 2 days ago

Last reply by D4VID 1 day ago

Firefox stopping abruptly (or crashes)

Hello I am using firefox 126.0.1 (64-bit) version of firefox on a linux system (kernel 6.6). Firefox is closing the main window abruptly (or crashing). Wanted to get i… (read more)

Hello

I am using firefox 126.0.1 (64-bit) version of firefox on a linux system (kernel 6.6). Firefox is closing the main window abruptly (or crashing).

Wanted to get information on the crash, but when I navigated to the about:crashes page, it return a page with title "invalid URL" and the page says "Hmm. That address doesn’t look right."

Is there a way to get to the crash data/information?

Kind Regards Riza

Asked by Riza Dindir 1 day ago

Move the search trigger at the end of the suggestion list

The vast majority of the time, when I open a new tab, I want to go to a page I already visited. Unfortunately, I consistently have to press down arrow to get to what I'm … (read more)

The vast majority of the time, when I open a new tab, I want to go to a page I already visited. Unfortunately, I consistently have to press down arrow to get to what I'm looking for.

I already disabled any kind of search suggestion (settings screenshot attached), added the separate search field, but nothing I tried removed the "Search with DuckDuckGo" being the first suggestion. I pressed the down arrow so many times in my life because of this, I'm at a loss.

Am I missing something? Is there any way to get the history suggestions to be before ANY web search.

Asked by Laurent 2 days ago

Last reply by Laurent 1 day ago

Feature Request: Disable Webpage Changing Images

I frequently stumble upon websites with incredibly annoying looping images, with no option or method to disable the image changes. Reading information on websites with co… (read more)

I frequently stumble upon websites with incredibly annoying looping images, with no option or method to disable the image changes. Reading information on websites with constantly changing images is difficult due the distraction.

It would be greatly appreciated if an option could be created to disable the continual image looping - perhaps an addition to the FF settings whereby an On/Off toggle could en/disable a context menu option to Pause / Disable image looping when the user right-clicks on an image. ... or, the browser itself automatically recognises image looping and the toggle simply allows FF to en/disable the looping.

Thanks.

Asked by Waphle_Stomp 2 days ago

How do I get my profile data back after a reinstall from snap?

A firefox support article told me to reinstall firefox from snap on ubuntu, without mentioning anything about the profile, settings, and bookmarks. Now everything is gone… (read more)

A firefox support article told me to reinstall firefox from snap on ubuntu, without mentioning anything about the profile, settings, and bookmarks. Now everything is gone.

Is there any way to recover my local profile?

I don't think it was synced properly with my other devices

Asked by dan_evans2112 4 days ago

Last reply by dan_evans2112 4 days ago

At random times (with several Gitlab and Google Cloud UI tabs open) keyboard starts severely lagging in Firefox/Ubuntu

The lag is very problematic to me, because I do most of my work using the browser. When the keyboard starts lagging I can only enter text using copy/paste with mouse (whi… (read more)

The lag is very problematic to me, because I do most of my work using the browser. When the keyboard starts lagging I can only enter text using copy/paste with mouse (which works fine). The only way to solve it is to restart Firefox (which can result in lost work).

The lag, when it starts, is 10 seconds or more for each keystroke. It occurs about once every few days.

Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS

126.0.1 (64-bit) Mozilla Firefox Snap For Ubuntu Canonical-002 - 1.0

I don't use Wayland.

Setting accessibility.force_disabled to 1 did NOT help.

Some lines from the top when this happened:

``` top - 20:21:22 up 2 days, 11:27, 1 user, load average: 0,36, 0,83, 1,02 Tasks: 270 total, 1 running, 268 sleeping, 0 stopped, 1 zombie %Cpu(s): 1,7 us, 0,3 sy, 0,0 ni, 98,0 id, 0,0 wa, 0,0 hi, 0,0 si, 0,0 st MiB Mem : 11776,5 total, 1221,4 free, 7160,2 used, 3394,9 buff/cache MiB Swap: 18432,0 total, 18154,1 free, 277,9 used. 3535,6 avail Mem

  VIRT    RES    SHR S  %CPU  %MEM     TIME+ COMMAND                                                               

6234092 3,1g 101052 S 1,0 26,7 217:04.66 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 138 +

 20,8g 754008 235476 S   1,0   6,3 204:17.24 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox                            

7402104 518340 108992 S 0,0 4,3 18:16.64 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 4 -i+ 1576384 372564 158532 S 0,0 3,1 3:45.49 /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin --calc file:///home/user/w+ 2913372 356592 100916 S 1,0 3,0 15:18.84 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 278 + 2762568 304556 94852 S 0,3 2,5 0:50.35 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 552 + 3155860 303900 58316 S 0,3 2,5 6:06.12 /home/user/.dropbox-dist/dropbox-lnx.x86_64-200.4.7134/dropbox 4997304 285560 102988 S 0,0 2,4 59:54.84 /usr/bin/gnome-shell 2796144 250836 94468 S 0,3 2,1 1:29.30 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 469 + 2604896 243840 84184 S 0,0 2,0 0:43.95 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 1 -i+ 2797868 217532 95100 S 0,0 1,8 2:41.74 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 327 + 2610924 187876 92820 S 0,0 1,6 0:14.77 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 577 + 2619764 171224 92892 S 0,0 1,4 0:17.94 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 579 + 2514872 163516 93684 S 0,0 1,4 0:14.78 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 591 + 2556276 160004 91440 S 0,0 1,3 0:04.57 /snap/firefox/4336/usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 581 + ```

Asked by valentas 4 days ago

Last reply by valentas 4 days ago

Firefox maintained and released by mozilla

Hi folks, I'd like to obtain some clarity on provenance aspects of Firefox released as a Flatpak. I see in this article that one of the options is to use flatpak packag… (read more)

Hi folks,

I'd like to obtain some clarity on provenance aspects of Firefox released as a Flatpak.

I see in this article that one of the options is to use flatpak package: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/install-firefox-linux

Is this article produced / reviewed by mozilla? Is flatpak an officially trusted, backed by mozilla, means of installing firefox on a system?

On flathub one can observe the "Verified" seal which indicates that such package is developed and maintained by original package developers (in case Mozilla). One can also observe in multiple forums here and there that mozilla is the one that builds and maintain this package.

Though a seal is nice, and users opinions are ok, it would be good to have artifacts that would evidence better this relationship. Also, would be good to have this officially stated in mozilla's website, under "Download options and other languages" section, something like "you can also safely install firefox through the flatpak package available on flathub which is developed / maintained / signed by mozilla itself".

Or maybe all of this information is around and i am just not able to link it together.

Thanks

Asked by Fred 4 days ago

Last reply by Fred 4 days ago

how to fix "suggest-unexpected" incompatible database version error?

I'm using Ubuntu 24.04 and just reinstalled for unrelated reasons. I'm trying to copy my Firefox profile over from my backup to the new installation. I used the Ubuntu S… (read more)

I'm using Ubuntu 24.04 and just reinstalled for unrelated reasons. I'm trying to copy my Firefox profile over from my backup to the new installation.

I used the Ubuntu Snap store to install Firefox and put my old profile in -- this is the one that I was using on my previous Ubuntu 24.04 installation just a couple days ago -- and everything seems fine, but I do see this error message:

[ERROR error_support::handling] suggest-unexpected: Error opening database: Incompatible database version: 18

It gets printed when I type things in the search bar, so it seems related to some sqlite database related to history and autocompletion.

Is there a way to fix this? I'm fine with just deleting it, so long as the other parts of the profile remain.

(This is a strange error, since after all I was using the exact same setup -- Firefox on Ubuntu 24.04, installed via snap -- just a couple days ago, and it was, as far as I know, up-to-date.)

Asked by Dan Drake 6 days ago

Last reply by Dan Drake 5 days ago

How to make firefox keep history forever?

Hi, in my settings Firefox is set to "remember history", but there are no options for how long and when i look into my history, it doesn't go back further than a year. I … (read more)

Hi, in my settings Firefox is set to "remember history", but there are no options for how long and when i look into my history, it doesn't go back further than a year. I found a few answers to this on some forums talking about the places.history.expiration.max_pages setting and others about the places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages setting but those don't exist in my Firefox and the threads are more than a decade old. I currently have version 126.0.1 64bit on Linux. How can i keep my history forever?

Asked by cldtech 6 days ago