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Entire page turns black before the content appears

Hi, I have noticed this behavior for a while now and it is becoming bothersome now. It seems to happen ONLY upon initial visit to a site, any site. Once the site loads co… (read more)

Hi, I have noticed this behavior for a while now and it is becoming bothersome now. It seems to happen ONLY upon initial visit to a site, any site. Once the site loads completely, any links from there loads without the black screen.

Of course, I have searched and tried the known remedies: 1) graphics driver. Chrome, Konqueror and other browsers do not exhibit this behavior. 2) FF add-on's disabled. No permanent difference. 3) Hardware acceleration disabled. No permanent difference.

I'm running 103.0.2 (64-bit) on: Operating System: Kubuntu 22.04 KDE Plasma Version: 5.24.4 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.92.0 Qt Version: 5.15.3 Kernel Version: 5.17.5-051705-generic (64-bit) Graphics Platform: X11 Processors: 8 × Intel® Core™ i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz Memory: 23.4 GiB of RAM Graphics Processor: llvmpipe

This is not a deal breaker but should be addressed to make FF more perfect! Best... Hong Son

Asked by groundie 1 day ago

Last reply by RachelGomez161999 2 hours ago

In column layout "Save to PDF" fills columns differently from display.

I am trying to print html as a book using Paged.js and discovered that fonts are rendered slightly narrower when processing "Save to PDF", which means more characters fit… (read more)

I am trying to print html as a book using Paged.js and discovered that fonts are rendered slightly narrower when processing "Save to PDF", which means more characters fit on one line leaving too few characters for the last line on the page to justify, making it too stretched out.

Looking for the root of the problem I made a simple page with multi-column layout and "Save to PDF" breaks up the text differently there, too.

CSS for it is:

 width: 500px;
 column-count: 4;
 column-width: 100px;
 font-family: Arial, sans-serif;
 text-align: justify;
 text-justify: inter-character;

In the picture is a screenshot of the display at the top and screenshot of the pdf below. They came at different resolutions so I aligned them as best as I could. In this case browser puts "ex ea commodo" in the second column on one line but in pdf "commodo" goes onto the next one.

Asked by StanG 2 hours ago

can't upload images to Disqus

Disqus is not accepting ANY attempts to upload images and is fairly new...started rejecting image uploads a couple of weeks ago. Uploading still works fine on Chrome. THI… (read more)

Disqus is not accepting ANY attempts to upload images and is fairly new...started rejecting image uploads a couple of weeks ago. Uploading still works fine on Chrome.

THIS is the error message:

Unfortunately your image upload failed. Please verify that your image is in a supported format (JPEG, PNG, or GIF) and under 5MB. If you continue seeing this error, please try again later.

Using FF 103.0 and Ubuntu 18.04. I tried again in troubleshooting mode...didn't help

(There are several sites that work well on Chrome but are glitchy one way or another on FFox. I don't like to use (or have to switch to) Chrome for workarounds!)

Is there something I can tweak on my FFox to fix this?

Asked by etimsim 15 hours ago

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'Import from a File' button in the Passwords tab does not work

I have my saved login and password details from another browser in a CSV and would like to import them to Firefox. I initially did not have the 'Import from a File' optio… (read more)

I have my saved login and password details from another browser in a CSV and would like to import them to Firefox. I initially did not have the 'Import from a File' option in the drop down menu of the Logins and Passwords tab. After following a guide that instructed to set signon.management.page.fileImport.enabled to true in the about:config page, the option appeared. However, the said option is unresponsive to any clicks. The drop down menu simply closes once the option is selected, without any other reaction.

I'm not sure if this is a related problem but I am also unable to use the Import Wizard that appears on performing Alt+F and choosing 'Import From Another Browser...' The Import Wizard window only appears with a message that says "No programs that contain bookmarks, history or password data could be found."

Firefox browser version: 103.0.2 (64-bit) OS: Ubuntu 22.04 (64-bit) Windowing System: Wayland

Funnily enough, the 'Browse..' button for adding images under this support question doesn't work either.

Asked by Fuzzy 16 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 15 hours ago

Firefox 103.0 and 102.0 on Ubuntu 18.02 both break netflix playback. None of the previous workarounds appear to resolve the issue

Ever since the update to Firefox 102 and continuing in 103, Netflix gives a F7701-1003 when attempting playback, naturally playback works fine(as it always does every tim… (read more)

Ever since the update to Firefox 102 and continuing in 103, Netflix gives a F7701-1003 when attempting playback, naturally playback works fine(as it always does every time FF does this with each new release) in Chrome and Brave. All previous suggested work arounds do not resolve this issue.

Since no one answered this question the last 5 times people had to ask similar questions I will repeat this basic question.

Does Mozilla not test their updates prior to release?

Asked by nedj10 1 day ago

Lost profile after Linux upgrade from 20.04 LTS to 22.04 LTS.

Upgraded from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. This forcibly converted Firefox to a "Snap" version. The new version won't find or use any of the old profile informat… (read more)

Upgraded from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. This forcibly converted Firefox to a "Snap" version. The new version won't find or use any of the old profile information. So I've lost all my passwords.

about:profiles shows only the newly created default profile.

Old profiles still exist in '~/.mozilla/firefox/####.default-release' but about:config does not find them.

Read https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-user-data-missing-after-firefox-update Not helpful.

I can find old versions of login-backup.json and key4.db. , but they seem to be out of date.

Asked by info7835 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Recently unable to initiate Facebook Messenger Voice Chat via FB website in Firefox

For the past few weeks I've been using Facebook's voice chat function to stay in touch with family. I did this using a dual boot laptop with, Ubuntu Linux 20.04.4 and Fir… (read more)

For the past few weeks I've been using Facebook's voice chat function to stay in touch with family. I did this using a dual boot laptop with, Ubuntu Linux 20.04.4 and Firefox 103, and Windows 10 with Firefox 101.1. I use the linux side 99.9% of the time.

I'd initiate a call by clicking on the FB Messenger icon, clicking on the name of the person I wanted to talk with, then clicking on the small phone handset icon. This would bring up a popup window with a picture of the other person, and the sound of a phone ringing followed by the other person answering my call.

This stopped working late last week (Thursday Aug 11th, I believe). Instead of a popup with the ringing phone, I began getting a popup with the message "Something went wrong. Try restarting Firefox or restarting your computer. For more troubleshooting suggestions, visit our Help Center. If the issue persists please let us know." I've attached a screenshot of the message.

This led me to a series of troubleshooting steps with no success: - clearing my browser cache and cookies - made sure my microphone was available for FB to use and was not muted - rebooting my laptop - doing a Firefox "Refresh", which creates a new Firefox profile while removing browser extensions and customizations - logging into a 2nd seldom used linux account I have on the same laptop and trying to initiate a voice chat in Firefox (no luck) - dual booting to Windows 10 and trying it with Firefox 101.1 (no success) - I also tried this on an older desktop pc running Ubuntu 16.04 and Firefox 88 (!). Also, no success and the exact same message as seen in the screenshot.

What I can also tell you is that in Linux I was able to initiate a FB voice chat call using the Brave and Chrome browsers, and in Windows was able to successfully initiate a call using MS Edge and Brave.

Based on this, it seems to be either a Firefox issue, or the nice folks at FB changed something that trips up only Firefox. Again, other browsers on two different OS platforms and a separate computer allow me to make these voice calls without issue.

I'd be glad to provide more information if you need it. I apologize if this was long winded, but I wanted to share as much detail as I could. Thank you very much for your time, and don't hesitate to contact me if I can provide any further information.

Asked by p1977s 2 days ago

Last reply by bernie.colley 1 day ago

websites not loading

I upgraded my OS yesterday to Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. That upgrade included the newest Firefox, 103.0.2. Most of the websites I go to load just fine but some; Facebook, Nextd… (read more)

I upgraded my OS yesterday to Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. That upgrade included the newest Firefox, 103.0.2. Most of the websites I go to load just fine but some; Facebook, Nextdoor, Inkscape chat, do not load. The page will start to load and then just hang. What to do, what to do.

Asked by wichman3 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Resize Handles in Flatpak version of Firefox

In the Flatpak version of Firefox 103.0.2 the resize handles do not appear when you hover over any of the 4 edges of the firefox window unless you hold down the left mous… (read more)

In the Flatpak version of Firefox 103.0.2 the resize handles do not appear when you hover over any of the 4 edges of the firefox window unless you hold down the left mouse button, then they appear, but you have to get the mouse pointer just right before pressing the left mouse button. I notice on several forums that this has been like this for the last 2 months, are the team at Mozilla working on a fix, cheers

Firefox 103.0.1; extremely slow startup, VAAPI error

//Firefox 103.0.1; Linux 5.10; Debian 11.4.0; xserver-xorg 1:7.7; Nvidia 515.57 driver// After clicking on ->Web Browsing -> Firefox there is NO visible response f… (read more)

//Firefox 103.0.1; Linux 5.10; Debian 11.4.0; xserver-xorg 1:7.7; Nvidia 515.57 driver// After clicking on ->Web Browsing -> Firefox there is NO visible response for 26 seconds... then a normal application window opens and Firefox appears to be operating normally. Opening via command line gives the following "error/information" message(s): glxtest: VA-API test failed, failed to initialize VAAPI connection. For the TWENTY-SIX seconds(!) Firefox is apparently trying to connect to a service that is not available. Is there something in "Settings" or in "about:config" that I can do to skip the "glxtest" and/or other glx VAAPI related configuration options? Or, alternatively, am I missing something in the X-window configuration or another library package that is necessary to support the VA-API feature? The Nvidia driver indicates it is providing "GLX server" version 1.4 . [Troubleshooting information / Share Data attached]

Asked by ugene85643 5 days ago

Last reply by ugene85643 3 days ago

Audio streaming suddenly stopped from this source only - can someone please see if it works?

I've using FF since the beginning. I use it for 99.999% of my browsing. Very recently the audio streaming from a particular site stopped working while all others seem t… (read more)

I've using FF since the beginning. I use it for 99.999% of my browsing. Very recently the audio streaming from a particular site stopped working while all others seem to work. Other browsers appear to play this site just fine. If someone is aware of why this particular site had stopped working or better yet know of a setting I can change to resume function that would be greatly appreciated. The subject site is http://wplr.tunegenie.com/# then try to click on the play button (right arrow). I've searched and searched, tried and tried to no avail. The site owners only advise to use another browser but FF is my favorite and I am able to do literally everything else with it. Suggestions/ideas greatly appreciated. Thanks

Asked by R.Mariotti 4 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago

Cannot log in to firefox account from Firefox

Guys, How crappy can this sh. be? I have to use Konqueror to log in to firefox account. Your website reports "cookies disabled", even when every effing thing has been ena… (read more)

Guys,

How crappy can this sh. be? I have to use Konqueror to log in to firefox account. Your website reports "cookies disabled", even when every effing thing has been enabled! I cannot use your product and have to use someone else's to log in to your effing website!? Not only this POS srashes EVERY EFFING DAY, now I cannot even log in with it?!

SRSLY?! Konqueror is better? And you are surprised you lose market share?

Asked by antymat+firefox 3 days ago

Last reply by Paul 3 days ago

[78 ESR @ Debian 10] BrokenPipeError right after launch

Linux Debian 10 (kernel 4.4.95+) | XFCE 4.12 | Firefox 78.15.0esr The browser doesn't launch right after installation. When trying to execute from terminal, this happens:… (read more)

Linux Debian 10 (kernel 4.4.95+) | XFCE 4.12 | Firefox 78.15.0esr

The browser doesn't launch right after installation. When trying to execute from terminal, this happens:


█████████████ : /$ firefox (firefox-esr:17158): Gtk-WARNING **: █████████ : Locale not supported by C library. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Using the fallback 'C' locale. [17158, Main Thread] WARNING: failed to open shm: Permission denied: file /build/firefox-esr-A7huZA/firefox-esr-78.15.0esr/ipc/chromium/src/base/shared_memory_posix.cc, line 246 Segmentation fault █████████████ : /$ Exception ignored in: <_io.TextIOWrapper name='<stdout>' mode='w' encoding='utf-8'> BrokenPipeError: [Errno 32] Broken pipe


(and then it hangs). Can someone help please? I've no idea why it doesn't work :(

Asked by ~ BakaFox ~ 4 days ago

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small numbered boxes started appearing on webpages behind each element on a page

Today, web pages started showing small numbered boxes behind each element on a webpage. As you move down the page, the numbers are in sequence. I tried the font settings.… (read more)

Today, web pages started showing small numbered boxes behind each element on a webpage. As you move down the page, the numbers are in sequence. I tried the font settings. They are all set at what they should be. I also tried the config settings, no joy. If I restart in troubleshooting mode, the boxes go away. Note: I am using Linux Mint, and Firefox just updated yesterday to V103.0.2. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by bawlmer23 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

Mouse Hover not consistent, Firefox 103 Ubuntu 22.04.1

After upgrading to Firefox 103, I've noticed the following behavior: The mouse icon does not change while moving over web pages or even the menu items and tabs. It requir… (read more)

After upgrading to Firefox 103, I've noticed the following behavior:

The mouse icon does not change while moving over web pages or even the menu items and tabs.

It requires a click for the mouse icon to change and for an action to take place.

This causes problems because of some actions that expect a mouse hover or a click-and-hold response, which this error is preventing.

For example, clicking on Google Maps and dragging to move the map is impossible.

Hovering over a menu to allow it's automatic drop down to appear is also impossible.

This is not consistent; when I open a new Firefox window the mouse behaves normally for a time.

It does lose this ability but I don't know how quickly it happens, but after at least an hour of use, the problem is apparent.

I had thought this was a problem with my extensions or themes, because the problem does not exist in private mode. But when I temporarily removed all the extensions and themes from my setup, the problem still occurred. And the fact that a new window with all extensions still active suggests that this is not caused by those extensions, or if so, not immediately.

Asked by typewriterjason 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago