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Firefox 119.0 Video Streaming Issues

I am running Firefox 119.0 on Linux and am unable to stream video on many sites. I have tested a few sites, and the only site that actually works for streaming video is … (read more)

I am running Firefox 119.0 on Linux and am unable to stream video on many sites. I have tested a few sites, and the only site that actually works for streaming video is YouTube. The others either say 'Source Error' or just load forever.

Things I have tried:

  • Accepting cookies (via site exception)
  • Turned off Enhanced Tracking Protection for the site that won't stream video
  • Turned off pop-up blocker
  • Enabled auto-play of video and audio on the site
  • Checked for updates of Firefox (but there are none available)
  • Launched Firefox in Troubleshooting mode with all extensions and customizations disabled, but this makes no difference

At this point, after doing some online research and trying everything I can think of, I'm really out of ideas.

I would appreciate any suggestions or information anybody has.

Thank you

Asked by Matt 1 day ago

Last reply by zeroknight 19 hours ago

This network is blocked due to unaddressed abuse complaints about malicious behavior.

When I search something in the adress bar I get the following screen when opening google (see screenshot) About this page This network is blocked due to unaddressed abus… (read more)

When I search something in the adress bar I get the following screen when opening google (see screenshot) About this page

This network is blocked due to unaddressed abuse complaints about malicious behavior. This page checks to see if it's really a human sending the requests and not a robot coming from this network.

IP address: my ip adress Time: 2023-11-23T08:27:55Z URL: https://www.google.com/

and a CAPTHA, when I solve the CAPTHA I can use google like normal but when I restard my pc or open a new (private) window I have to do it again and its really anoying to do it every time, can someone help? thanks in advance

Asked by thdegroote18 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

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Can't copy text - It works in any other browser

Hello! I often log in to a service ticketing website to help my customers. Before emailing them I must reference the service ticket number somewhere in the email, but t… (read more)

Hello!

I often log in to a service ticketing website to help my customers. Before emailing them I must reference the service ticket number somewhere in the email, but this is very difficult to do in Firefox. If I inspect the element this is what I see:

<em unselectable="on" style="width: 2161px;">Service Ticket #55474079</em>

I understand the unselectable attribute is on but even if I try setting it to off or deleting it all together the problem remains. Moreover, I've tried it in several browsers (Chrome, Edge, DuckDuckGo) and it works fine without any extensions or tricks.

In other words: only Firefox keeps me from selecting this very important piece of info.

Any help would be very much appreciated! I looked up help articles but nothing similar to my case. I did find an extension for the browser but I am afraid to try it due to security reasons.

Thank you!

BMET1.

Asked by BMET1 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

Etsy tab (website, not pop-up ad) automatically opens when FF starts up. How to stop this?

A tab for the Etsy website automatically appears every time FF starts up. How to stop this? Just began after using the site a couple of times, but I did not indicate or… (read more)

A tab for the Etsy website automatically appears every time FF starts up. How to stop this?

Just began after using the site a couple of times, but I did not indicate or click a setting on the Etsy site to ask for this.

All solution suggestions seem to be for pop-up ads, and don't work to block a website. Is there a way to block this?

Asked by hurleylilly 1 week ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 week ago

help me no more codes!

help!!! I am disguted with this security or whomever takes notice. I keep giving and giving a code and giving and giving! Then they say you are locked out cau… (read more)

help!!! I am disguted with this security or whomever takes notice. I keep giving and giving a code and giving and giving! Then they say you are locked out cause I tried too many times. THEY ASK [COMPUTER]I give it but no one to talk too.What now?????? Give me a word or somthing to be noticed! Then I don't need trouble with the stupid comp. I hope you can help or tell me what to do! They say wrong phone number [920-***-****] I don't no whatr now. I was going to make a new account but no dice. OH WELL! HUSBAND says throw it out!! lol lol THANK YOU!!!! for listening to me. What or where to go for FACEBOOk BROWSER1

WOW!!!!!! I hope I don't remembaer more1 lol They say CONTACT YOUR OWNER!1 PATRICIA R thanks for listening to an old lady

Asked by iNSIKA TINS 3 months ago

Last reply by Kiki 1 week ago

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How can I disable searching when typing a question mark in the awesomebar?

I use a lot of keyword search engines. This means I can type something like `kagi foobar` to search Kagi for `foobar`. However the awesome bar has a "feature" where if yo… (read more)

I use a lot of keyword search engines. This means I can type something like `kagi foobar` to search Kagi for `foobar`. However the awesome bar has a "feature" where if you type a question mark (?) anywhere it instead uses the default search engine. This means that `kagi How do I cook a turkey?` searches my default search engine for "kagi How do I cook a turkey?" rather than searching Kagi (based on the `kagi` keyword). Is there a way to disable this behaviour?

I have searched about:config and "Search Shortcuts" in preferences doesn't have a `?`. I never use `?` as a shortcut to search (I just type the keyword for the engine I want) so completely removing it would be perfect.

Asked by Kevin Cox 3 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

How to focus url on new window

On new window (`Ctrl-N`) I want the focus to be on the url bar, not the homepage. I believe this is the default behavior if no homepage is set, but I want to set this beh… (read more)

On new window (`Ctrl-N`) I want the focus to be on the url bar, not the homepage. I believe this is the default behavior if no homepage is set, but I want to set this behavior independent of the homepage setting.

Is there a setting for this?

Same as below, but solution did not work for me.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/986128

Asked by 24michaelpartridge 3 weeks ago

Full Screen Disappearing navigation and bookmarks

Hello, I recently used my MacBook Air to connect with a projector for a classroom presentation. The presentation was using Google Slides. I adjusted the settings to optim… (read more)

Hello, I recently used my MacBook Air to connect with a projector for a classroom presentation. The presentation was using Google Slides. I adjusted the settings to optimize the presentation--setting the navigation and bookmarks bars to hide when in full screen.

I normally use my Firefox browser in full screen mode, but have the navigation bar and tool bar visible.

I cannot figure out how to undo what I did so that my navigation bar and toolbar are visible again when I am in full screen mode. Indeed, when I move the pointer to the top of the screen to make the navigation bar and toolbar visible, I cannot move the pointer back to the navigation bar or toolbar without it disappearing again. Essentially, I need to undo full screen mode.

Thanks, jch

Asked by jonathan.hagel 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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Outlook emails first open near the end not at the beginning

I use MS Outlook for email in the Firefox browser. Regularly when I open a long email from organisations I subscribe to the email opens near it's end, it does does not o… (read more)

I use MS Outlook for email in the Firefox browser. Regularly when I open a long email from organisations I subscribe to the email opens near it's end, it does does not open scrolled to the start of the email. This happens randomly with various websites, it is not associated with any specific website. I reported this to Microsoft Support. At their suggestion I tried using MS Outlook in Google Chrome. I have not experienced this problem in Google Chrome. For the last 3-4 days I have used Outlook in both Firefox and Google Chrome. On each day I have experienced emails opening near their end when first viewed in Firefox but not in Chrome. I have not had even one experience of this problem in Chrome so my conclusion is the problem must be an issue with Firefox's interaction with MS Outlook. I want to use Firefox but this problem is becoming very annoying and at the moment my go-to browser for email is Chrome. I spend several hours a day on-line and normally use Firefox for my internet browsing. I have not had any problems with any website other than this scrolling problem with Outlook. I'm not sure exactly when this problem started but have been aware of it for probably 2-3 weeks. This is a random problem, I don't have any screenshots to share with you. Thanks for your help.

Asked by steve.evans33 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

Google Form Date Picker Not Workgin

In Google Forms, I expect a dropdown here to pick the date. https://share.greenarrowemail.com/9ml919ZF Any idea what is going on here? Thanks, Jeff … (read more)

In Google Forms, I expect a dropdown here to pick the date.

https://share.greenarrowemail.com/9ml919ZF

Any idea what is going on here?

Thanks,

Jeff

Asked by Jeff Anderson 3 months ago

Last reply by sdodell 1 month ago

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Fullscreening videos slides tabs to the right

Hi, so here's the issue I have: Lets say you have 20 tabs open where the "tab scroller" becomes active and tab#17 has a video, if you enter & exit fullscreen on that … (read more)

Hi, so here's the issue I have: Lets say you have 20 tabs open where the "tab scroller" becomes active and tab#17 has a video, if you enter & exit fullscreen on that tab then tabs #18-20 will slide to the right and go out of sight. This is quite annoying as I'd prefer all tabs on the right to be visible until I manually scroll to the left.

I tried googling for about:config or userChrome.css solutions but couldn't find anything, does anyone have any ideas on how to change this? Thanks.

Asked by Kolmar 3 months ago

Answered by Kolmar 2 months ago

Unable to enable location. Very old outdated help

I seem unable to find any place to enable location for a specific site. I find a place that says a site has asked for my location but nothing ever shows up. There seems … (read more)

I seem unable to find any place to enable location for a specific site. I find a place that says a site has asked for my location but nothing ever shows up. There seems to be no place to add an exception for this ot to turn on location.

When I search for this problem all the results are years out of date because old info seems to never be purged from this forum leaving old useless help.

HOW DO I TURN ON LOCATION for specific web sites such as streaming services which will not function without or should I use a different browser?

Asked by pck24 1 month ago

Last reply by pck24 1 month ago

About:logins missing path/profile

Firefox 119/120, one two different Mac computers. One will show login information under the about:login, giving me a about:logins#****************** path or profile. Th… (read more)

Firefox 119/120, one two different Mac computers. One will show login information under the about:login, giving me a about:logins#****************** path or profile. The other computer does not have any of that information when viewing about:logins.

Both machines assigned to same account with Sync being active, also an iPhone and iPad on the account. Three of the four devices show the information.

A refresh of Firefox did not resolve the path issue.

How do I correct something like this, getting it pointed to the correct location so I can edit and manage these logins?

Asked by billellis 3 months ago

Last reply by billellis 1 month ago

Bookmarks corrupted

I have lost all my Bookmarks - they have the same name, but the icon & address is wrong. This is on-going = I cannot Bookmark without it occuring. I have atte… (read more)

I have lost all my Bookmarks - they have the same name, but the icon & address is wrong.

  • This is on-going = I cannot Bookmark without it occuring.
  • I have attempted to restore to a previous point, but the issue did not resolve.
  • This occurs over all my synced devices. (I have now stopped Firefox syncing.)
  • The incorrect icon & address is from a 'trusted' site (ie. national govt, email provider etc) that I have previously visited, but never Bookmarked.

Please help as I use Bookmarks professionally & have built an excellent database over many years.

- thank you -

Asked by c.laurikainen 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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Images not loading on Outlook

This has been an ongoing issue for sometime with Firefox. Backstory time. I am a regular shopper on eBay and I get email alerts for things I like to look at and for. Unf… (read more)

This has been an ongoing issue for sometime with Firefox.

Backstory time. I am a regular shopper on eBay and I get email alerts for things I like to look at and for. Unfortunately, on my Outlook/Hotmail account, in these particular messages, the images don't load properly for some reason. And I would like to know the way to resolve this once and for all. Thank you.

Asked by RyTheCompaqFan8515 3 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

Viewing passwords in password manager

I really didn't want to make an account and synchronise.... I only use the passwords on this machine. But I do need to view them all in. So, set that all up, synchronise… (read more)

I really didn't want to make an account and synchronise.... I only use the passwords on this machine. But I do need to view them all in.

So, set that all up, synchronised...even rebooted. But still can not see my passwords? I'm logged into several sites...auto logged in every time. Just that I have forgotten what some of them are....Firefox knows? But still won't let me see or download them.

I also can't seem to find my logins.json file...but it must be somewhere as firefox has remembered all the passwords!

says 'No synchronised logins found.'

I'm also on linux here if that matters. Seems to be a bug or i'm not doing that I do need to do?

Asked by jakemaverick 2 months ago

Last reply by jakemaverick 2 months ago

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Live videos on Youtube, certain embedded videos on Reddit, and *all* videos on Nebula are failing to play

I tried to watch a youtube livestream today and it failed to play. Non-live videos on youtube are playing, even the same videos watched as VODs after the stream ends, bu… (read more)

I tried to watch a youtube livestream today and it failed to play. Non-live videos on youtube are playing, even the same videos watched as VODs after the stream ends, but the livestreams are providing "Your browser can't play this video" errors.

Simultaneously, I'm noticing that some videos on Reddit (such as embedded tiktok videos) are stuck with a circling ring and won't play. At least some of the same videos will play on Tiktok (when I can find them).

ALSO, when I try to watch videos on my Nebula subscription, I'm getting a "This video could not be loaded: 4" error code. ANY video on Nebula.

What the heck gives?!

Asked by hobbitguy1420 3 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 3 months ago