Weird Scrolling with version 83

Good Morning Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had opene… (read more)

Good Morning

Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had openend the wrong browser...so I went check about:config , and found some values where changed as new default values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 200 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 50

I tought it was me the problem so I installed an older version of Firefox (80.0) in order to compare, and found a normal scrolling and those values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 400 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 200

I think this is a mistake from devs, if i wanted to have horrible scrolling, I could just use Edge instead of Firefox, could you please bring the original scrolling back to Firefox?

Thanks

Asked by Wolfy 3 days ago

Last reply by yiffmaster5000 23 hours ago

Help!

I had this problem yesterday when I started up this browser it said, "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by … (read more)

I had this problem yesterday when I started up this browser it said, "The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem.". So I read through the article and it said to restart my mac, so I did just that and pow, my bookmarks and history returned! Little did I know that the next day, (today) I'd start up Firefox and the message was there again, but this time, it got even worse.

       First I tried to tackle the bookmark problem, "Quit Firefox" they said, "Restart your computer." they said, "Create a new database". None of those worked, so I scrambled the internet looking for answers, all of them resolved their problems, every one else was A-ok, excluding me, and just like that, my add-ons weren't working anymore! Ad-block Plus, Dark Reader, Privacy Badger, nothing. I tried to delete Adblock first and reinstall it, because that's what their page told me to do, and I keep getting this message trying to reinstall it saying, "Installation aborted because the add-on appears to be corrupt." 
       And little did I know that every other extension said the exact same thing. So i knew something was going on that was out of my control. And then finally, the "pièce de résistance" to my pain and suffering through out this whole hour or so, pages won't even load even though I'm connected to the internet, how perfect... Even trying to update the browser won't work, downloading a new one also goes through the same "pages not loading problem. 
        So in conclusion, hopefully, just hopefully, you guys can help me out. I'll probably have to resort to my old laptop, (which is slow and almost unusable with how buggy that thing is.) seeing how my mac has also been running into problems these last few days as well before this conundrum. 

Good Luck and Happy Thanksgiving!

- wowok (willing to give up any second now.)

Asked by wowok 6 days ago

Last reply by wowok 6 days ago

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Very disappointed in lack of transition from Thunderbird 68 to 78

My issue is the lack of a heads-up from Mozilla Thunderbird about the downside to upgrading (I use the term loosely) from 68 to 78. Where was the warning that the add-ons… (read more)

My issue is the lack of a heads-up from Mozilla Thunderbird about the downside to upgrading (I use the term loosely) from 68 to 78. Where was the warning that the add-ons I was using would not work (and now, months later that there are STILL NO UPDATES to v78-compatible add-ons). I was not aware that there were profile and database changes that would occur making for problems for lots of users.

The forum is full of comments about these points so I'm not going to belabor with further feedback but I would like to emphasize that Thunderbird may very well have signed it's own obsolesence warrant for failing to take its customers base real needs into account. Fortunately for me a roll-back to 68 was easy since I had just done a full image backup.

I'm not really looking for "help" or a solution to a particular problem. But, respectfully, WTH were you thinking?

Asked by webweweave 1 month ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 4 weeks ago

After update to 78 Thunderbird no longer receives mail

I've used Thunderbird for years. After the most recent update in late July 2020 (78.0.1), Thunderbird no longer works. It will not download new mail. It does connect to t… (read more)

I've used Thunderbird for years. After the most recent update in late July 2020 (78.0.1), Thunderbird no longer works. It will not download new mail. It does connect to the IMAP server but then gets to "checking mail server capabilities" and hangs with the spinning circle indefinitely.

I have not done anything to Thunderbird, I just let it install the update. I did not install updates to any other program on my PC. I'm running Windows 10 on a laptop that is about 4 months old. Thunderbird worked absolutely fine before the 78 update.

I am not experiencing any connection issues or problems with any other running programs.

I have tried the following fixes already: 1. Checking my account configuration and confirming it is correct with my email provider. I have the correct ports listed and correct server names. 2. Changing the timeout setting from 100 to 2000. 3. I am able to access my email on my provider's Web interface so this isn't a password issue. There is no CAPTCHA required either. 4. I checked my anti-virus/anti-malware program (Kapersky). Thunderbird and Mozilla are both listed in the "allowed apps" list. I tried removing them both and re-adding, as well as searching for other variations of Mozilla/Thunderbird to add. I also tried Kapersky's "refresh" function. 5. I tried restarting my computer. 6. I tried rebooting my wireless Internet connection. 7. I tried using Thunderbird's "start in safe mode with apps disabled" function. 8. I tried re-installing 78. 9. I tried clearing caches and cleaning with CC Cleaner.

Nothing has worked. Something in the 78.0.1 update has messed things up. Thank you for looking into this.

Asked by anonpleaseanon 4 months ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 20 hours ago

Unable to send message

Good afternoon everyone, I am having a problem with thunderbird, hopefully someone will come up with a fix. After updating thunderbird last week, I can't send e-mail. Onl… (read more)

Good afternoon everyone,

I am having a problem with thunderbird, hopefully someone will come up with a fix.

After updating thunderbird last week, I can't send e-mail. Only comunicate I have is "unable to send a message". Nothing with SMTP server etc...

What I tried: -reinstall of thunderbird -downgrade to lower versions (even before 78) -disabling firewall and antivirus -tried on outlook and mailbird, on both clients everything works fine. Problem persists only on thunderbird

I need thunderbird to work, since few of my must have applications are set to work with it and won't work with other clients. All the setting are correct, I doublechecked and also configured to other mailing clients. All fine on those. Not at problem with hosting since I have 4 more computers using the same domain, setting etc and also updated version of thunderbird. Everything works fine over there.

Any ideas ?

Asked by bartosz.rogalski.pilica 19 hours ago

Last reply by JohnnyBeau 10 hours ago

How can I stop being prompted to upgrade Thunderbird?

A while back I upgraded to version 78 only to realize that was a major mistake for me. It wasn't easy but eventually I got myself back to version 68 and turned off autom… (read more)

A while back I upgraded to version 78 only to realize that was a major mistake for me. It wasn't easy but eventually I got myself back to version 68 and turned off automatic updates to be sure that I would stay on 68.

Then, out of nowhere, when I rebooted my machine I was back on 78 and have no idea how that happened. Once again, I went through the painful backward migration but kept wondering how the second forward migration happened since I had turned off automatic updates.

I think I may know, now, how the second migration to 78 happened. Something like once a day, Thunderbird pops up a dialog box asking me if I want to upgrade and it appears that the affirmative is the default selection. I am afraid that at some point that dialog box popped up, stole my focus just as I was hitting 'RETURN' and it downloaded and installed 78 in the background. I didn't find out about it until I rebooted my machine and reopened Thunderbird.

I don't want that to happen again -- I cannot currently run on 78. I would really like to stop it harassing me to upgrade -- I will upgrade when it is okay for me to do so. Is there some way to stop that dialog from popping up?

Thanks for any help you can offer.

Asked by lnoland 1 day ago

Last reply by lnoland 5 hours ago

Jagged fonts after 83 update.

Installed 83.0 update for my Firefox a few days ago and noticed that fonts in browser looks worse. It bacame jagged (sharp) as if Clear Type was disabled in my system but… (read more)

Installed 83.0 update for my Firefox a few days ago and noticed that fonts in browser looks worse. It bacame jagged (sharp) as if Clear Type was disabled in my system but I checked it and it is turned on. Also I don't see this problem in other browsers, Edge or IE, only in Firefox. Could it be a bug with latest update or what is it?

Asked by Vitaliy1993 1 day ago

Last reply by Vitaliy1993 13 hours ago

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How do I install ad blockers in iOS

I am sick and tired of adverts in you tube causing hangs, and crashes on my iPad. Why can I install without problem on my PC, but not on iOS. If it cannot be done, there … (read more)

I am sick and tired of adverts in you tube causing hangs, and crashes on my iPad. Why can I install without problem on my PC, but not on iOS. If it cannot be done, there is no reason to use Firefox on the iPad, because Safari does the same job, and it’s a waste of time having two browsers

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Answered by OBW47 2 days ago

Clear data per website on android

Under "settings", "clear data" there is the option to delete ALL the data, it means for ALL the sites. I don't want. What about to clear the cookies for just ONE website?… (read more)

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Asked by Massimo Bacilieri 3 days ago

Thunderbird

When I login to Thunderbird on my HP laptop instead of getting the normal login box after a very short delay I get the message that the connection to talktalk.net has tim… (read more)

When I login to Thunderbird on my HP laptop instead of getting the normal login box after a very short delay I get the message that the connection to talktalk.net has timed out. This has never happened during the many years I have been using Thunderbird Can you help?

Asked by michaelgreen17 3 days ago

Last reply by brian.g.johnston 3 days ago

restore session

Hey I have lost all session tabs for no reason, the menu items to restore session or recently closed tabs are inactive. This happens from time to time and its really anno… (read more)

Hey

I have lost all session tabs for no reason, the menu items to restore session or recently closed tabs are inactive. This happens from time to time and its really annoying, is there a way to restore manually somehow?

Thanks!

Asked by meshsel 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Multi-Account Containers - Controls hidden on Firefox 83 on macos

Multi-Account Containers have a drop-down control to give access to things like container preferences for a site. With Firefox 83 (basic and developer editions) this dro… (read more)

Multi-Account Containers have a drop-down control to give access to things like container preferences for a site. With Firefox 83 (basic and developer editions) this drop down is hidden behind the main browser window. You can just make out the top of the control - but the bulk of the control is being placed behind the main browser content.

Using macos 10.14.6 and Firefox 83. Latest edition of Multi-Account Container add-on.

Is there a way fix this?

Asked by Gavin Lawrie 5 days ago

Can't log in to some websites with Firefox (Windows)

Target.com, chase.com, and some other websites that I can't think of right now don't work when trying to login with Firefox for Windows, but works fine with Chrome, Edge,… (read more)

Target.com, chase.com, and some other websites that I can't think of right now don't work when trying to login with Firefox for Windows, but works fine with Chrome, Edge, my phone, apps, etc.

Target gives a message "Sorry, something went wrong. Please try again" Chase loads a white overlay with a blue button and the login screen that loads after to try again looks completely broken and missing text.

Been having issues like this for a while. Firefox is up to date. I've tried wiping cookies and clearing the cache. Tried Firefox on my phone, and didn't have an issue with Target.

current version 83.0 (64bit)

Any ideas?

Asked by Dan Zapix 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Thunderbird V78 problem in MacOS Big Sur

Dear Thunderbird and all: When will have Version of Thunderbird fit for MacOS Big Sur? Now, use Version 78.4.3 is big problem in MacOS big sur, that start Thunderbird w… (read more)

Dear Thunderbird and all: When will have Version of Thunderbird fit for MacOS Big Sur? Now, use Version 78.4.3 is big problem in MacOS big sur, that start Thunderbird would be waiting loooooooooog time, when thunderbird show all emails, then scrolling is lag(delay) without , dear all, do you know how resolved this problem? I had try uninstall, reinstall, I had try everything what I can do. Thanks, if you have same problem with best solution to solve problem, please ,please let me know. I am really appreciate . thank you for your urgent reply.

Best Regards! Michael.

Asked by Michael.O 5 days ago

Last reply by alexey.danilchenko 1 day ago

Downloading APK gangs for five minutes then fail

Hello, On firefox for Android 82, I try to download F-droid APK from the official website. The download start, opening a download notification with a swiping bar, last 5 … (read more)

Hello, On firefox for Android 82, I try to download F-droid APK from the official website. The download start, opening a download notification with a swiping bar, last 5 minutes and fail. It also appear to do the same for pdf. External downloader are enabled or not, it is the same.

Asked by theo.cavignac 5 days ago

Last reply by theo.cavignac 5 days ago