Firefox browser has now become practically unusable

I generally have loads of tabs open, and until recently this wasn’t an issue (perhaps until last upgrade?), but now, I can hardly move between tabs, the drop down list sh… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I generally have loads of tabs open, and until recently this wasn’t an issue (perhaps until last upgrade?), but now, I can hardly move between tabs, the drop down list showing tab selection doesn’t work, nor does the left/right arrows. When I delete a tab, it leaves a ‘space’ where the tab was, only ‘back filling’ after I’ve opened up another tab to full screen mode and then minimised it again, at which point it goes to the very left-most tab and the only way I can get to tabs further down the list, is by deleting them in the manner described. I’ve actually got 2 laptops (Win 7 & 8.1), and it’s now happening on both of them. This might have something to do with memory management/the computer’s page file, but as things stand, I’m SERIOUSLY going to be switching to another browser - despite sticking with Firefox for many-a-year. BTW, I’m actually writing this on my phone, as I couldn’t now do it on either of my laptops (hence I’m currently unable to attach anything/provide screen grabs etc. I guess the only way to ‘clear’ this issue, would be to either close/restart Firefox or my laptop - neither of which I really want to do. Is there a way that I can use an earlier version of the browser and prevent it automatically updating? Yours, a now very frustrated longtime user,

Francis Beardsell

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Ubuntu Snap problem with Firejail

I read that Firefox will using the Snap version by default on Ubuntu 21.10 and beyond. Will the non-Snap version still be available in lets say Ubuntu 22.04 and beyond? T… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I read that Firefox will using the Snap version by default on Ubuntu 21.10 and beyond. Will the non-Snap version still be available in lets say Ubuntu 22.04 and beyond? The reason I ask is because I use Firejail to sandbox Firefox and Firejail doesn't work with Snaps and yes I know that Snaps and Flatpacks both sandbox apps but I prefer Firejail because of the Private Home profile (nothing is saved in this profile settings, bookmarks, add-ons etc) its way more secure than the sandbox offered by a Snap.

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FF Ver 92.0

Why is my FF keeps on filling up memory even without doing any browsing? Because my FF started crashing a couple of days ago, I just monitored the Memory Usage on Task Ma… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Why is my FF keeps on filling up memory even without doing any browsing?

Because my FF started crashing a couple of days ago, I just monitored the Memory Usage on Task Manager. I opened both FF and Edge, without any browsing. Edge is maintaining memory usage at around 129MB (without browsing), but FF keeps on increasing the memory usage. About 20 mins since opening FF, FF memory usage is 3,241 MB (without any browsing at all) and it still keeps climbing as I type.

I am attaching a couple of Task Manager screen shots.

Edge memory usage is up on Image 4 because I am using Edge to type this message.

Can someone please help?

(Current FF memory usage is 3,518 MB - no browsing at all).

I use Win 10 and I'm up to date.

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Update: (1) I refreshed FF which stopped continuous increase of memory usage (while not browsing). Also, I could see FF lines disappear from Task Manager almost immediately on exiting FF.

(2) To get back "quick launch shortcuts" I copied file "Pref.js" from my old profile. Continuous memory use while idling started again. FF lines were still there on Task Manager after exiting FF.

Gefragt von Paul vor 13 Stunden

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Firefox 91 looks horrible, restore my layout please

Whomever thinks the look of 91 is great, keep it to yourself, you're making my browser twice as tall as the amount of screen real estate available for it and things are n… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Whomever thinks the look of 91 is great, keep it to yourself, you're making my browser twice as tall as the amount of screen real estate available for it and things are not fitting inside the window.

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"Your browser is being managed by your organization"

At the top of the about:preferences page, in a gray box, it says, "Your browser is being managed by your organization". Why? This is my home computer! How can I manage… (Lesen Sie mehr)

At the top of the about:preferences page, in a gray box, it says, "Your browser is being managed by your organization". Why? This is my home computer! How can I manage my own browser?

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Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons invisible after latest update

After the most recent update, currently on 92.0, the Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons are invisible. They are still there and I can get the tool-tip if I hover over… (Lesen Sie mehr)

After the most recent update, currently on 92.0, the Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons are invisible. They are still there and I can get the tool-tip if I hover over them with the mouse, but visually they are completely gone.

Any ideas how to fix this?

Thanks in advance!

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Firefox 92.0 breaks high-contrast mode - can't read screen!

I just updated Firefox to 92.0. (Windows 7 Pro, SP1, 64bit) I am visually impaired, and use one of the Windows high-contrast modes to be able to read the screen. The 92.0… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I just updated Firefox to 92.0. (Windows 7 Pro, SP1, 64bit) I am visually impaired, and use one of the Windows high-contrast modes to be able to read the screen. The 92.0 update absolutely "broke" the high-contrast mode. It is now almost impossible for me to view any website... I need some sort of fix... NOW. I either need instructions to back up to the previous Firefox release or instructions to add or change something in "preferences" if that is possible.

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Firefox doesn't load websites, reinstallation and %APPDATA% deletion didn't help

Hi, I'm Windows user and Firefox stopped loading web pages one day. I tried to reinstall including %APPDATA% deletion but nothing helped. I also deleted the Mozilla direc… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hi,

I'm Windows user and Firefox stopped loading web pages one day. I tried to reinstall including %APPDATA% deletion but nothing helped. I also deleted the Mozilla directory in Program Files. No matter if I use default or no proxy.

I also tried to delete some Firefox items in Register with no success. I cannot disable the Windows Antivirus since it's a company laptop. Chrome and Edge work just fine.

Can you pls advise what could cause the issue?

Thank you.

Gefragt von smary1 vor 12 Stunden

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Webpages have begun to open in random language.

About a week ago, Firefox began occasionally opening a webpage or even my Google login window in some random language. Opening a new tab and closing the errant tab would … (Lesen Sie mehr)

About a week ago, Firefox began occasionally opening a webpage or even my Google login window in some random language. Opening a new tab and closing the errant tab would result in the same page opening correctly in English. The language used when Firefox erred was never the same twice. In the last couple days the rate of errors has accelerated. Any ideas how to fix this problem? Is someone other than me using my Firefox credentials?

Gefragt von scottyNC vor 1 Tag

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The bookmarks menu in Firefox stopped scrolling

After the 90.0.2 update, the bookmarks menu no longer scrolls with the center wheel of my mouse. The center wheel scrolls properly in my emails, on webpages, everywhere e… (Lesen Sie mehr)

After the 90.0.2 update, the bookmarks menu no longer scrolls with the center wheel of my mouse. The center wheel scrolls properly in my emails, on webpages, everywhere else but the in the bookmarks. I have to use the up or down arrows to scroll through them, and it's a royal pain because I have so many bookmarks.

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New install over an outdated version of Firefox,

I have three devices, a desk top, a laptop and an iPad. The desktop is running a very outdated version of Firefox which means it is not compatable just to update it. The … (Lesen Sie mehr)

I have three devices, a desk top, a laptop and an iPad. The desktop is running a very outdated version of Firefox which means it is not compatable just to update it. The forum tried to help me with this a while back, but it was deemed not to be possible, and the best way would have been to do a fresh new install, but there was noway to save log-ins/passwords bookmarks. My devices all have the Firefox sync and that is so far working well. My question is, if I dragged my PC's Firefox into the present by performing a fresh new install, would my synced items install ok....after invoking the Sync feature on the new install. Logic tells me this should be so, as it worked ok with the new iPad, but I know from experience that logic doesn't always come into play. (Windows7) Many thanks

Gefragt von Fozzie777 vor 6 Tagen

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Title bar and tab colour

In most standard Windows applications, the title bar and tab colour follows the default Windows settings, e.g. (in my case) the title bar and tab colour of active applica… (Lesen Sie mehr)

In most standard Windows applications, the title bar and tab colour follows the default Windows settings, e.g. (in my case) the title bar and tab colour of active application windows is blue. This is true even in Thunderbird. Since FF 89, title bar and tabs are something between white and light gray, which is extremely user-un-friendly. FF developer team should return to the previous colour scheme. Yes, I know the circumstances of free software but this is NO excuse to alienate millions of users. Developers that change fully functionable software just, well, just to CHANGE it should consider that they are doing WRONG. Could anyone tell them? I am just user, not developer and I am not willing to learn developer tools like BugZilla just for this simple guiding principle.

Gefragt von Semilynx vor 2 Monaten

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adp website won't load

I can't get this page to load using firefox 92 with linux. I clearedcache, cookies and turned protection off. It loads ok in safari on my phone but i need it on my destop… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I can't get this page to load using firefox 92 with linux. I clearedcache, cookies and turned protection off. It loads ok in safari on my phone but i need it on my destop in firefox. https://online.adp.com/signin/v1/?APPID=RDBX&productId=80e309c3-70c6-bae1-e053-3505430b5495&returnURL=https://my.adp.com/&callingAppId=RDBX&TARGET=-SM-https://my.adp.com/static/redbox/

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Firefox Access to Canvas/Zoom/Meeting

can access Canvas/Zoom fine, but when I try to start a scheduled meeting, I receive an error message that my access has expired. I have never seen this before, When I us… (Lesen Sie mehr)

can access Canvas/Zoom fine, but when I try to start a scheduled meeting, I receive an error message that my access has expired. I have never seen this before, When I use Chrome, it works just fine. Is there an update to Firefox that I need to download?

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