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Firefox will not scroll nextdoor.com pages properly

Firefox seems to jump back to previous posts rather than smoothly scroll the posts on nextdoor.com. Have particularly had this problem on the 'topics' pages. Chrome and S… (read more)

Firefox seems to jump back to previous posts rather than smoothly scroll the posts on nextdoor.com. Have particularly had this problem on the 'topics' pages. Chrome and Safari do not have the issue.

Asked by Ralph 2 days ago

Last reply by Ralph 13 hours ago

Why doesn't firefox seem to consider the --window-size command-line parameter on Ubuntu ?

Please note that my question is not about preserving preferences. I've searched and found many Q&A threads on preference preservation, but I don't think that is my pr… (read more)

Please note that my question is not about preserving preferences. I've searched and found many Q&A threads on preference preservation, but I don't think that is my problem or issue.

What I'd like to do is to make some Ubuntu desktop menu shortcuts to launch specific web-based apps, in individual windows (I suppose separate instances and new-window) of specific size, with a given specific URL, hopefully with it's own icon, sort-of replacement of desktop apps. So in the Desktop menu I should be able to see 'Google Meet' (for instance) as an application with it's own icon, but clicking it launches Firefox with Google Meet's URL, and a window that is just 800x600 in size.

However, when I try to launch windows on Ubuntu MATE (also tried Lubuntu, and standard Ubuntu... all 20.04), firefox seems to ignore --window-size command line parameter, and all new windows are of exactly same size, which is the default size apparently, ignoring the command-line parameter. What gives ? How can I do what I am trying to as explained above (from firefox standpoint... I know how to create Ubuntu .desktop file etc.).

cheers, B

Asked by Banibrata Dutta 2 days ago

Characters not displaying on Firefox for linux

After removing and downloading Firefox again recently, I have begun to run into characters not displaying on websites. Nearly every site is subject to this issue, where c… (read more)

After removing and downloading Firefox again recently, I have begun to run into characters not displaying on websites. Nearly every site is subject to this issue, where characters display as little boxes with numbers inside them. After looking around, I have verified that I am allowing sites to specify their own font, and that I don't have any fonts blocked under about:config. I am running Firefox 80.0.1 on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS.

Asked by calvin.nefzger 1 day ago

Amazon Marketing link

Cannot remove (link such as) https://www.amazon.com/?tag=admarketus from drop down URL Address bar when I want to enter a new search on a new tab. I assume the info prev… (read more)

Cannot remove (link such as) https://www.amazon.com/?tag=admarketus from drop down URL Address bar when I want to enter a new search on a new tab. I assume the info prevents anonymity when using amazon sites

Attached image shows the information in "about:config". Can it (they) be removed for more privacy?

Asked by coisa_dois 1 day ago

Youtube - Cannot Like or Subscribe

This is a silly problem, every youtubers nightmare I'm sure. I can't like or subscribe on Youtube via Firefox. I'm getting "Your session has expired." whenever I try to d… (read more)

This is a silly problem, every youtubers nightmare I'm sure. I can't like or subscribe on Youtube via Firefox. I'm getting "Your session has expired." whenever I try to do either. I can sucessfully do both on a different browser on the same machine and other machines with this browser do not have this issue. I am running Windows 10. I have tried starting firefox in safe mode, refreshing firefox, deleting all cached content and cookies, renaming the cookies.sqlite file to cookies.sqlite.old and still no results. I've tried disabling every extension that I have and still nothing. I've exhausted my internet search. Is there anything else I might be missing?

Again, I'm logged in to youtube while this happens, clicking on the "sign in" only brings me to the channel page when trying to subscribe and gives me the same message when clicking it again. Also, can't add videos to playlists.

Asked by wmichels 6 days ago

Should I use RegretsReporter to report the lack of seizure warnings on Youtube?

Mozilla recently launched RegretsReporter to track problems with Youtube's recommendation algorithm. Here're the explanations I've found: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-CA… (read more)

Mozilla recently launched RegretsReporter to track problems with Youtube's recommendation algorithm.

Here're the explanations I've found:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-CA/firefox/addon/regretsreporter/

moz-extension://d6e3b360-4ac4-4147-9833-dce3ba6fb78e/get-started/get-started.html

(non-scrolling elements warning) https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/blog/mozilla-crowdsourcing-research-youtube-recommendations/

None of these discuss whether users should address lesser-known problems with Youtube recommendations, such as when they recommend seizure triggers which lack seizure warnings.

Asked by MarjaE 1 day ago

How to set a local file as the new tab

I want to use a local html file as my new tab page. Currently there is no easy way to do this as far as I can tell. Firefox at some point has removed the in-built option … (read more)

I want to use a local html file as my new tab page. Currently there is no easy way to do this as far as I can tell.

Firefox at some point has removed the in-built option to set the new tab as a local file. Setting the home page as a local file is possible. But setting the new tab as either home (note, not 'Firefox Home') or explicitly the local file is not an option (see attached image).

Previous forum posts point toward New Tab Override extension. However, in recent releases, add-ons cannot offer a work around as Firefox no longer allows add-ons to access local files. In the image attached, New Tab Override extension shows that it cannot use a local file as the new tab. It can however take a file and store it somewhere it has control over. This means every time I edit the local file, I need to manually re-upload this to the extension in each instance of Firefox. It is no longer a good option.

I am sure I used this feature not too long ago and it feels like a very simple thing. I am sure I must have missed some setting or option. Any help achieving this would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by James 4 days ago

Last reply by James 3 days ago

Windows 10 re-installment

Last night I had to re-install Firefox because I couldn't connect with internet Since last night and up to now I've tried multiple solutions, however, the re-installed Fi… (read more)

Last night I had to re-install Firefox because I couldn't connect with internet

Since last night and up to now I've tried multiple solutions, however, the re-installed Firefox is not working as previously (just yesterday afternoon) - for example, on the left all my screens are partly hidden - also desktop doesn't show up, then search is not responding correctly and adding to the taskbar is practically as good as out of order. Unfortunately I've also detected that the re-installment come with demand of using - bing - which I do not use, as I'm very familiar with Firefox & Google which I've been using at least for over a decade an are very Happy with. However - bing - kept popping up, until finally today/afternoon the facility to dismiss - bing - suddenly & fanally was available so it got by-passed, although as much as possible, as it rears its presence still somehow every now & then. On top of all this, I also don't have Desktop

Asked by Benedict 1 day ago

onetab cannot work when I start the firefox,refreshing doesnot work too,it is just empty ,but I add some tags into it

I just want to know what happened to onetab? I need those data I add before edit: removed your mail address from public display, since the only thing it will attract are… (read more)

I just want to know what happened to onetab? I need those data I add before

edit: removed your mail address from public display, since the only thing it will attract are spam bots. you will be notified per mail once somebody replies to the thread. (philipp)

Asked by 霍己 2 days ago

Firefox 80.0.1 on macOS "Service failed. Couldn’t open the selection."

With Firefox 80.0.1 on macOS 10.13.6 attempting to use Firefox->Services->New TextEdit Window Containing Selection on a bit of selected text in a web page consisten… (read more)

With Firefox 80.0.1 on macOS 10.13.6 attempting to use Firefox->Services->New TextEdit Window Containing Selection on a bit of selected text in a web page consistently returns the error: "Service failed. Couldn’t open the selection. There might be an internal error or a performance problem, or the source application may be providing text of invalid type in the service request. Please try the operation a second time. If that doesn’t work, copy/paste the selection into TextEdit."

This works in Safari and Chrome, so I am confused and frustrated that it does not seem to work in Firefox.

Could this be a bug in Firefox? Unfortunately, I don't know how to read or wrote computer code. All I know is that this doesn't work for me.

Asked by Timothy 1 day ago

Printing gets chopped off after first page

I'm trying to print this page (https://eecaunt.github.io/kanji-sakuin.html), but firefox only prints out the first page, then stops. (Here's a small test version of the s… (read more)

I'm trying to print this page (https://eecaunt.github.io/kanji-sakuin.html), but firefox only prints out the first page, then stops. (Here's a small test version of the same page: https://eecaunt.github.io/kanji-sakuin-small.html)

You can see in the picture that it gets cut off.

Here's the pdf of the picture: https://mega.nz/file/6wwBUIaC#swNET5o7oGArqOuhxLqGhsPKElxznIe2aqvI0TFKO5E

If you see weird overlapping text, then just reload the page. idk why firefox sometimes doesnt finish loading the page…

As an aside: How do I keep the local links (that are in the webpage) in the PDF that Firefox generates?

Asked by əkaunt 4 days ago

Last reply by əkaunt 4 days ago

Firefox very slow with ath9k Linux driver

Hi all. Mozilla Firefox is very slow on my Linux Laptop with the Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565/AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter (with open-source driver ath9k). It takes a lot … (read more)

Hi all. Mozilla Firefox is very slow on my Linux Laptop with the Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565/AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter (with open-source driver ath9k). It takes a lot of time to resolve hosts and to load the webpages.

I am reporting the issue here because Chromium and the rest of web explorers work good and they are as fast as one may expect. When using Windows 10 with the same laptop, Firefox also has no issues and works perfectly well. It appears to be an issue of the combination of Firefox + this specific driver & network adapter.

Used Manjaro, Ubuntu 16, Ubuntu 20 with a lot of kernels ranging from 4.15 to 5.8 and the issue persists and does not seem to be tied to any specific distribution.

I can do some tests if you require so.

Asked by jfrias99 6 days ago

Unable to play livestream videos

I am unable to play any sort of livestream. I can watch normal youtube videos fine, but live videos come up with "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the vid… (read more)

I am unable to play any sort of livestream. I can watch normal youtube videos fine, but live videos come up with "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available." twitch comes up with "This video is either unavailable or not supported in this browser. (Error #4000)" I have tried clearing the cache, running firefox in safe mode with all add ons turned off, turning off my VPN, and have re-installed firefox but nothing has worked I am on firefox 80.0.1 (64-bit) for Ubuntu, canonical 1.0 any help would be appreciated, thank you

Asked by asterlesbean 1 day ago

Website not working

I am tryung to reverse image search on google using this website: https://www.labnol.org/reverse/ I upload the image and when I hit "show matching results", all I get is … (read more)

I am tryung to reverse image search on google using this website: https://www.labnol.org/reverse/

I upload the image and when I hit "show matching results", all I get is the google.com main webpage.

Using Google Chrome or any other Android browser displays the search results as they should.

Asked by radu.sda 6 days ago

Firefox 80 internal error on attempting to play youtube audio

When attempting to play youtube audio, firefox 80 on Mint 18.3 fails with these messages: [Child 11503, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: 7f167cbabcc0 OpenCubeb() fai… (read more)

When attempting to play youtube audio, firefox 80 on Mint 18.3 fails with these messages: [Child 11503, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: 7f167cbabcc0 OpenCubeb() failed to init cubeb: file /build/firefox-YY44jc/firefox-80.0+linuxmint1+sylvia/dom/media/AudioStream.cpp, line 330 [Child 11503, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: Decoder=7f16773f1000 [OnMediaSinkAudioError]: file /build/firefox-YY44jc/firefox-80.0+linuxmint1+sylvia/dom/media/MediaDecoderStateMachine.cpp, line 3891 [Child 11503, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: Decoder=7f16773f1000 Decode error: NS_ERROR_DOM_MEDIA_FATAL_ERR (0x806e0005) - RefPtr<MediaSourceTrackDemuxer::SamplesPromise> mozilla::MediaSourceTrackDemuxer::DoGetSamples(int32_t): manager is detached.: file /build/firefox-YY44jc/firefox-80.0+linuxmint1+sylvia/dom/media/MediaDecoderStateMachine.cpp, line 3470 [Child 11503, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: 7f1673a5f980 OpenCubeb() failed to init cubeb: file /build/firefox-YY44jc/firefox-80.0+linuxmint1+sylvia/dom/media/AudioStream.cpp, line 330 [Child 11503, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: Decoder=7f166ccc6400 [OnMediaSinkAudioError]: file /build/firefox-YY44jc/firefox-80.0+linuxmint1+sylvia/dom/media/MediaDecoderStateMachine.cpp, line 3891

Asked by feralurchin 4 days ago

Pop Up

Immer wieder bekomme ich dieses Pop Up, von Google: Bevor Sie fortfahren Google verwendet Cookies und andere Daten, um Dienste und Werbung bereitzustellen, zu verwalten u… (read more)

Immer wieder bekomme ich dieses Pop Up, von Google:

Bevor Sie fortfahren Google verwendet Cookies und andere Daten, um Dienste und Werbung bereitzustellen, zu verwalten und zu verbessern. Wenn Sie zustimmen, personalisieren wir die Inhalte und Werbung, die Ihnen basierend auf Ihren Aktivitäten in Google-Diensten wie Maps, YouTube und der Google Suche angezeigt werden. Die Nutzung unserer Dienste wird auch von einigen unserer Partner analysiert. Klicken Sie auf "Mehr anzeigen" oder sehen Sie sich Ihre Optionen jederzeit auf g.co/privacytools an.

Mehr anzeigen Ich stimme zu

wie kann ich das verhindern?

MfG, Günther Rupprecht, gryou12@gmail.com

Asked by gryou12 6 days ago

New tabs are created on top of old ones

Since the update of the new Firefox for android I am experiencing the worst possible experience opening a new tab. Let's say that I have Foo Bar Baz In my Tab panel If I… (read more)

Since the update of the new Firefox for android I am experiencing the worst possible experience opening a new tab. Let's say that I have

Foo Bar Baz

In my Tab panel

If I open a link from Bar in a new tab and open the Tab panel I still see

Foo Bar Baz

But, if I scroll, I "found" the new Qux bar on the top of the list!

This is very frustating... I expect that opening the tab pane I see Qux on the bottom of the list!

Btw with the new version there is no about:config anymore so I don't know how to customize this behavior

Asked by ZeD 1 day ago

CBS shows don't play in Firefox

With the most recent version of Firefox (80.0.1 64-bit), the free videos at cbs.com no longer play, even with AdBlock turned off. That wasn't the case with earlier versio… (read more)

With the most recent version of Firefox (80.0.1 64-bit), the free videos at cbs.com no longer play, even with AdBlock turned off. That wasn't the case with earlier versions of the browser. However, everything at abc.com, nbc.com, YouTube, and Netflix play as always. I contacted CBS about this matter but, after a four-week wait, have not had a response. Fortunately, I can watch the free CBS content if I use Google Chrome and/or Microsoft Edge. Because of that, I wonder if the problem lies with Firefox and not CBS. None of the so-called solutions I've read here at Mozilla Support--regarding the playing of videos--has worked.

Asked by willlad-f 1 day ago

Last reply by willlad-f 20 minutes ago