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Firefox does not display Facebook date/time stamp

Very recently Firefox just stopped displaying the date/time stamp on Facebook on a PC. Nothing has changed on my end. One day it worked, next day it didn't. I am using th… (read more)

Very recently Firefox just stopped displaying the date/time stamp on Facebook on a PC. Nothing has changed on my end. One day it worked, next day it didn't. I am using the latest version of Firefox (115.111.0.esr). I manage several pages and I need to see when people have posted. This is so annoying that I will likely switch everything to a new browser if this can't get fixed. Upon looking this up, I see this is a known issue. Please help. You can see in the attached posts how all posts appear with no date.

Asked by Denise 12 minutes ago

Firefox update – lost passwords – no sign of firefox logins.json etc

Been searching. Updated firefox and lost passwords (across MacBook and iMac Firefox versions) so googled, went looking for logins.json etc files. No sign of them, and no … (read more)

Been searching. Updated firefox and lost passwords (across MacBook and iMac Firefox versions) so googled, went looking for logins.json etc files. No sign of them, and no firefox folder in applicationsupport/library on my Mac. Showing hidden files. About:profiles shows only one profile. No idea how I can restore things. Time Machine backup on desktop iMac has no firefox profile files. Where is the data please? Etc etc :O)

Asked by captainuncertain 1 day ago

Last reply by captainuncertain 23 minutes ago

can we reduce disk usage?

Firefox uses about half a gig on my disk, that's: '~/.mozilla' and '~/.cache/mozilla' can that be reduced? Either some setting that limits disk use or even a manual del… (read more)

Firefox uses about half a gig on my disk, that's: '~/.mozilla' and '~/.cache/mozilla' can that be reduced? Either some setting that limits disk use or even a manual deletion of ancient stuff?

Asked by rayandrews 2 days ago

Last reply by salphakio 39 minutes ago

How to Get rid of "Firefox closed unexpectedly while starting" error window

Unattended software (kiosk) here. Sometimes (so rarely that I cannot reproduce in dev) the client sees this error screen: "Firefox closed unexpectedly while starting...… (read more)

Unattended software (kiosk) here.

Sometimes (so rarely that I cannot reproduce in dev) the client sees this error screen: "Firefox closed unexpectedly while starting..." (see image in attachment)

Sometimes when rebooting the error goes away and Firefox starts normally.

Sometimes even when rebooting the system - this vertical error screen appears, and one solution is to reinstall Firefox, but I'd like not to (if not necessary) or at least programmatically detect the issue and perform the needed actions.

QUESTIONS: How to programmatically detect (bash i.e.) that this error window is present and get rid of it properly? Or, how to (for debugging) force that screen to appear (to force that broken state)?

PS: I'm running Firefox using:

nohup firefox -P ff_custom_profile -new-instance -private-window -kiosk "$url" > /dev/null 2>&1 &

Thank you for any assistance or insight

Asked by Roko C.B. 4 hours ago

Last reply by Roko C.B. 45 minutes ago

My browsing history in my sidebar is a day behind since I upgraded my Mac OS to Sonoma

I have just upgraded the OS on Mac Mini with the M1 chip to Sonoma (14.5) I am running Firefox 126.0. Now it seems that I have more than one problem since the upgrade. T… (read more)

I have just upgraded the OS on Mac Mini with the M1 chip to Sonoma (14.5) I am running Firefox 126.0.

Now it seems that I have more than one problem since the upgrade. The browsing history in my sidebar is not current. It is running about a day behind.

I reported earlier that the type on my LinkedIn is only out 7 pt when my settings have the minimum size at 14 pt.

Somebody please help. I'm afraid to do a refresh because I don't know what it will do to my banking settings.

Ellen Perless

Asked by eperless 15 hours ago

Last reply by eperless 47 minutes ago

PDF are often rendered unreadable, with desktop background showing through (screenshot attached)

I often run into issues with PDFs in Firefox Linux. They either appear totally blank (typically after suspend/restore), or they appear with the desktop background showing… (read more)

I often run into issues with PDFs in Firefox Linux. They either appear totally blank (typically after suspend/restore), or they appear with the desktop background showing through (as in the attached screenshot).

Hard refreshing the page doesn't change anything, opening a new tab and opening the PDF again doesn't change anything, opening a new window and loading the PDF doesn't change anything.

The screenshot is with this PDF: https://www.sgsw.ch/home/strom/_jcr_content/Par/sgsw_accordion_list_1838160259/AccordionListPar/sgsw_accordion_12353/AccordionPar/sgsw_downloadlist/DownloadListPar/sgsw_download_1049323524.ocFile/2023-08-31%20Mitteilung%20Elcom%20Erh%C3%B6hung%20Elektrizit%C3%A4tspreise%20f%C3%BCr%20das%20Jahr%202024.pdf

It renders correctly in Chromium.

Firefox 126.0 using the recommended performance settings on Mint 21.3, nvidia quadro p620 using the official nvidia drivers v535.171.04-0ubuntu0.22.04.1

Asked by c+ff 8 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 50 minutes ago

iso.x64 is not booting

data report to Hewlett Packard for serial # 5CD34859D5-port kali linu o.s. system control bios integration-update boot windows 11 iso develope secure boot for linux plus … (read more)

data report to Hewlett Packard for serial # 5CD34859D5-port kali linu o.s. system control bios integration-update boot windows 11 iso develope secure boot for linux plus windows 11

Asked by Scenic-Point 7 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 hour ago

Docx files are being opened in Acrobat Reader

Hello, I have an issue when i download a .docx file and want to open it straight from dowloads it automatically opens the file in Acrobat Reader. Is there a setting that… (read more)

Hello,

I have an issue when i download a .docx file and want to open it straight from dowloads it automatically opens the file in Acrobat Reader. Is there a setting that would let me change that? My default apps in windows setting are setup correctly and it also shows the correct icon in the dowloads list. I use Office365.

Asked by Gregor Kac 5 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 hour ago

Disable insertion of <br> automatically

Dear all, I would like to know how to disable the automatic insertion of the tag in a text editor in Firefox. I am using Froala, and I am experiencing this only in firef… (read more)

Dear all, I would like to know how to disable the automatic insertion of the tag
in a text editor in Firefox. I am using Froala, and I am experiencing this only in firefox. Chrome and Edge do not add this tag automatically. Thank you for you support. Kind regards, Cristiano

Asked by cristianoinaciolemes 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cristianoinaciolemes 2 hours ago

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Amazon website just churns in Firefox

Just today, I can no longer access the Amazon website. The pages load halfway and then it just churns/spins and never completes loading the page. So far I've discovered… (read more)

Just today, I can no longer access the Amazon website. The pages load halfway and then it just churns/spins and never completes loading the page. So far I've discovered no other websites that have the same problem.

I am able to access the Amazon website on three other browsers - Edge, Brave and DuckDuckGo - with no problems and normal loading speed. I don't use Chrome, so I can't speak to that.

I've tried clearing the cache and that did not help. I had a Firefox update installed a couple of days ago. Don't know how long it had been sitting there, as Firefox is almost always open and doesn't have the opportunity to update until I close everything and restart my computer, which I did a couple of days ago.

Windows 10 on a Dell pc/laptop. Firefox Version 126.0 (64-bit).

Any ideas on how to fix?

Asked by gswacker 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 13 hours ago

Browser Geolocation Shows Old Location

When using some websites that ask for browser permission to use your location, the location is wrong. I recently moved more than 2000 miles, and when I use Google Maps i… (read more)

When using some websites that ask for browser permission to use your location, the location is wrong.

I recently moved more than 2000 miles, and when I use Google Maps in Firefox on my Windows laptop, its "current location" (as in, the blue dot that appears once I give Google Maps permission to use my location) is always at my old address rather than my new one.

After some digging, I discovered https://mylocation.org/, which was very helpful in that it informed me of two different types of location lookup. One of them, based on my IP address, works like a charm and shows me at my new address. The other, called "Browser Geolocation", shows my old address. And I've confirmed that this information varies from browser to browser: Firefox is wrong, Chrome is correct, Edge is correct, Brave is wrong.

This must mean that the browser stores some kind of information somehow about my location, right? How do I update this so that it matches the public IP address location?

Asked by peterdfinn 21 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 5 hours ago

Require Hash (SHA1) of all the firefx releases for Win, Linux and Mac

Hi, I am performing a use case in my organization. I need the hash (sha1) of all Mozilla Firefox releases published till the latest one. I need for all 3 OS- Win, Linux… (read more)

Hi,

I am performing a use case in my organization. I need the hash (sha1) of all Mozilla Firefox releases published till the latest one.

I need for all 3 OS- Win, Linux and Mac.

Can anyone help me how/where can I find this?

Asked by Test test 5 hours ago

Authenticator software

I was advised to use the Authenticator.cc extension for my Firefox browser on Windows 10 PC, I can't get it to run. It downloads but will not then do anything. I can't ge… (read more)

I was advised to use the Authenticator.cc extension for my Firefox browser on Windows 10 PC, I can't get it to run. It downloads but will not then do anything. I can't get the icon into the menu bar, I can't scan a QR code, it just will not perform. Why not?

Asked by derek.peters 6 hours ago