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Graphical artifacts after the recent Firefox update

It worked nicely for many years, until today. I installed Supraland from Steam, played for a couple of hours, and suddenly my Youtube page went glitchy - not the layout b… (read more)

It worked nicely for many years, until today. I installed Supraland from Steam, played for a couple of hours, and suddenly my Youtube page went glitchy - not the layout but minor elements were getting scrambled, especially text. I'll attach a couple of pictures to show it. In fact, all pages glitch if their content changes even a little. As of typing now, I see the glitches, with a word or another getting butchered. Gifs and videos are full of that.

Windows 10, the current update, Radeon RX 580, the recommended AMD drivers installed (and reinstalled again and again, 23.11.1)

I think I did pretty much everything with Firefox. Disabling hardware acceleration fixes it (but then of course the browser goes slow). Games work fine, including Talos Principle 2 which is intense enough. The clean install, reinstall and all that. I'm writing from the beta stable build now. I've tried to regress to the previous versions too.

It strictly coincides with the game installation but I have no close backups - who knew that some game might just do that. Then, of course, I tried to uninstall it too.

Thoughts?

Asked by clancyrus 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 months ago

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Disable New High-Contrast Tab Outline

After updating to Beta 122.0b3 (64-bit), the active tab is now highlighted with a simple white outline instead of the coloring surrounding the address bar. My selected th… (read more)

After updating to Beta 122.0b3 (64-bit), the active tab is now highlighted with a simple white outline instead of the coloring surrounding the address bar. My selected theme has not changed, and the same goes for all of my extensions. I could not find this change in the 122.0b Release Notes.

If this behavior is intentional, is there any option to return to the previous behavior (including in about:config)?

Asked by Shabcarb 6 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 6 months ago

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Opening several links quickly in new tabs causes significant browser-wide lag and CPU usage spike

Profile: https://share.firefox.dev/490blHh Subject says it all, but it seems to occur with any site, anytime I try to open more than three or four tabs (ctrl-clicking li… (read more)

Profile: https://share.firefox.dev/490blHh

Subject says it all, but it seems to occur with any site, anytime I try to open more than three or four tabs (ctrl-clicking links on a forum, for example) my Firefox instance grinds to a halt and starts consuming most of my CPU (Ryzen 5 3600).

I've tried turning off Firefox's various protections. I tried troubleshooting (formerly "safe") mode, and the problem isn't as bad but is still present as far as I can tell. The only extension I can think that would be making it worse is Tree Style Tab, but I don't know enough about interpreting Firefox profiles to verify.

The only reason I consider this odd is because doing the same thing in Chrome doesn't have this issue on this same device. If I open many tabs quickly, Chrome itself is still responsive. Those newly opened tabs may take a while to load and become interactive, but it doesn't affect the rest of the application. I pay my ISP for gigabit DSL, and as far as I can tell that is roughly what I get. In my case, Firefox doesn't behave this way.

Asked by Nezteb 5 months ago

Answered by Nezteb 5 months ago

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Google search pages not showing text after Mac OS 12.6 Monterey upgrade

Since upgrading to Monterey, Google search pages show almost no text in Firefox. Google searches in Safari and Google Chrome are completely fine. Only Firefox is showing … (read more)

Since upgrading to Monterey, Google search pages show almost no text in Firefox. Google searches in Safari and Google Chrome are completely fine. Only Firefox is showing the problem. The blank text includes dropdown menus too - all options inside them are blank. Currently on Firefox v107.0, but the same problem happens with older versions.

If I go into Troubleshoot mode, the Google searches are working fine. I have refreshed Firefox, Cleared the startup cache. But the problem persists. I uninstalled Firefox from the machine, restarted the computer. Did a fresh download and install, haven't signed in so there are no addons/extensions to cause problems.

This is happening on both an Intel Mac and an M1 Mac running Mac OS 12.6 Monterey.

I attach one screenshot showing the same page with and without troubleshoot mode on. The second screenshot shows another page of results including what looks like weirdly encoded characters.

I've followed all the suggestions in the support page but nothing has helped. I'd really appreciate any advice on further troubleshooting. Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by Pavi 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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DNS fails for some websites after Fenix is brought back to the foreground

The website I'm using most is 9gag.com I can get the website to load again by choosing exit in Firefox to clear out all my data, then re-opening Firefox and logging in f… (read more)

The website I'm using most is 9gag.com

I can get the website to load again by choosing exit in Firefox to clear out all my data, then re-opening Firefox and logging in from scratch.

It will just hang on load screen, usually what you see before data begins to load.

I can reproduce it by removing Firefox from recents, then launching it again and re-opening the existing tab, or even a new one.

Asked by harrymilanes 1 year ago

Answered by harrymilanes 1 year ago

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Firefox 100 and OWA Drag and Drop Problem

Hello, Before the release of Firefox 99, the drag and drop function of e-mail using OWA (Microsoft Outlook) stopped working. In the last version of 99, it started workin… (read more)

Hello,

Before the release of Firefox 99, the drag and drop function of e-mail using OWA (Microsoft Outlook) stopped working. In the last version of 99, it started working again (and I was very happy). My browser just updated to 100 and it stopped working again (and, of course, Firefox recommends not downgrading).

This is getting very frustrating, as I use Firefox at work and it is actually a lot of time wasted, going in and attaching files without drag and drop. I am on the verge of abandoning Firefox as my browser, since these features work in both Safari and Chrome. However, I do like the usability and security of Firefox, so I am hoping you can fix this very soon.

-Chris

Asked by cmartell 2 years ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 2 years ago

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saved passwords.

My Firefox account and associated passwords were left open on another notebook. I have now changed my Firefox sync login password from a different PC and signed out of ot… (read more)

My Firefox account and associated passwords were left open on another notebook. I have now changed my Firefox sync login password from a different PC and signed out of other devices. Can a user on the previous PC sign in with a password that is saved in Firefox?

Asked by mccg.cetin 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Firefox is, very relatively, slow

Hi, First, this is not a complaint. Firefox is an outstanding product that makes me very happy. I though I could post the following, because this community strives to m… (read more)

Hi,

First, this is not a complaint. Firefox is an outstanding product that makes me very happy.

I though I could post the following, because this community strives to make it better.

In a nutshell, I have a very fast Internet connection, up to 6Gbs/1Gbs speed, and Firefox is not able to go over .9/.8

I attach are 2 tests, one with Firefox and one with Chrome.

Note that when using it for anything else than speedtest, Firefox does not feel slow at all.

I'm not requesting a fix, just thought that somebody would like to know.

Asked by Bob4K 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Web Pages

FireFox V. 107.0 -MBP-High Sierra. Lately the last couple of months when I google search webpages then select them, Fire Fox doesnt bring up the article, Its been happe… (read more)

FireFox V. 107.0 -MBP-High Sierra.

Lately the last couple of months when I google search webpages then select them, Fire Fox doesnt bring up the article, Its been happening a lot and getting really irritating. So I bring up Google Chrome and it always brings up the article. SEE THE PICTURES. I use only Fire Fox as my browser, I keep Chrome around for when Fire Fox doesnt want to work properly. As you will see in the pictures the same website for both browsers. Fire Fox wont show the article no matter how many times I refresh the page or shut FF down, or reboot my MBP, but Chrome works perfectly every damned time. Why cant Fire Fox open the article but Chrome can? I need your help, any advice is greatly appreciated. SEE THE PICTURES.

Asked by SunnySkyez 1 year ago

Answered by SunnySkyez 1 year ago

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OPEN URL IN MICROSOFT EDGE (CONTEXT MENU)

I am attempting to build a script (extension) that will open any focused page in Firefox with Microsoft Edge from the context menu. The intention is to utilise the existi… (read more)

I am attempting to build a script (extension) that will open any focused page in Firefox with Microsoft Edge from the context menu. The intention is to utilise the existing microsoft-edge URL Protocol in Windows instead of a native client.

QUESTION WILL MOVE TO https://discourse.mozilla.org/

Asked by deanone 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Cannot log into Logitec Media Server http://127.0.0.1:9001/

Hi, Firefox Developer Edition 126.0b7 (64-bit) shows a perpetual "Loading" screen when trying to access my internal Logitec Media Server at 127.0.0.1:9001. Other browse… (read more)

Hi,

Firefox Developer Edition 126.0b7 (64-bit) shows a perpetual "Loading" screen when trying to access my internal Logitec Media Server at 127.0.0.1:9001.

Other browsers like Waterfox Classic have no trouble, so LMS is working fine.

I tried cleaning the cookies, disabling the firewall (Windows 10), that did not help/

Any idea how to solve this?

Thanks.

Asked by Bob4K 1 month ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago

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How to make Firefox address bar autocompletes full URL

Is there any way I can make Firefox address bar autocompletes the full URL (https://bitwarden.com/password-generator/ instead of https://bitwarden.com/)? … (read more)

Is there any way I can make Firefox address bar autocompletes the full URL (https://bitwarden.com/password-generator/ instead of https://bitwarden.com/)?

Asked by lloyd.fftrf 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Ver 100.0 Settings:Startup:Open previous windows and tabs is UNCHECKED. But every time I open Firefox, it opens the last site I had open before I closed it.

Ver 100.0 Settings:Startup:Open previous windows and tabs is UNCHECKED. But every time I open Firefox, it opens the last site I had open before I closed it. This worked … (read more)

Ver 100.0 Settings:Startup:Open previous windows and tabs is UNCHECKED. But every time I open Firefox, it opens the last site I had open before I closed it.

This worked before ver 100 and suddenly has stopped working with ver 100.

I even rebooted the computer (Win 10, 64-bit) and same behavior continues.

Asked by dandaugherty20 2 years ago

Answered by dandaugherty20 2 years ago

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Previous session not restored in profile

I've set up a second profile to keep my personal and work browsing separate. When I reopen my non-default profile, it doesn't restore the previous session's tabs. I have … (read more)

I've set up a second profile to keep my personal and work browsing separate. When I reopen my non-default profile, it doesn't restore the previous session's tabs. I have "open previous windows and tabs" checked under Settings > General > startup in both profiles. Please advise.

Asked by oOo 1 month ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago