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whatsapp web is not loading

my whatsapp web page doesnt load anymore and it just gets struck on a white screen, i have tried to delete cookies reinstall the browser but nothing happens. Im using end… (read more)

my whatsapp web page doesnt load anymore and it just gets struck on a white screen, i have tried to delete cookies reinstall the browser but nothing happens. Im using endeavor os

Asked by ujjvalk2003 3 months ago

Last reply by ujjvalk2003 1 week ago

i can't input chinese in this brower!!

Hello! When i installed Ubuntu22.04LTS on my PC. I found i can't input any chinese in this brower!!! I think is firefox use snap's wrong! Please fix it. Ubuntu 22.04 LT… (read more)

Hello! When i installed Ubuntu22.04LTS on my PC. I found i can't input any chinese in this brower!!!

I think is firefox use snap's wrong! Please fix it.


Ubuntu 22.04 LTS 64bit GNOME 42.1 X11 IBus 1.5.26

Asked by vzsxianggu 1 week ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 week ago

How do you disable address bar suggestions *only* in private mode?

I want "Firefox Suggest" suggestions to operate like normal in regular windows, but not show up in private windows. Is this possible with an "about:config" tweak? … (read more)

I want "Firefox Suggest" suggestions to operate like normal in regular windows, but not show up in private windows.

Is this possible with an "about:config" tweak?

Asked by edisondotme 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Selectively allow websockets

Firefox supports Websockets, which allows servers to push arbitrary data to the client, instead of having to rely on polling methods via HTTP and JS. Whilst solving one p… (read more)

Firefox supports Websockets, which allows servers to push arbitrary data to the client, instead of having to rely on polling methods via HTTP and JS. Whilst solving one problem, it creates another. I do not like the idea that any website can just ask Firefox to make a persistent WS connection without my consent. The same is true for service workers, but (unlike websockets) i'm not at all interested in using those. Luckily there's a configuration option to disable support for websockets, network.websocket.enabled, wich is exactly what i've done.

Is there a way to selectively allow websockets, based on IP or domain? If not, why isn't there one? Am i really the lone outsider who's concerned about security?

Asked by BjornR1989 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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Duckduckgo opens links as https://html.duckduckgo.com/html

Hi, I'm using Duckduckgo as my search engine, but when I type in a search string, it Firefox prepends it with https://html.duckduckgo.com/html/... This opens a search pa… (read more)

Hi,

I'm using Duckduckgo as my search engine, but when I type in a search string, it Firefox prepends it with https://html.duckduckgo.com/html/... This opens a search page that doesn't follow my dark theme. When I click on a link, another link is added that creates a link back to the same URL, causing a loop. This never happened before I upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04 & the latest version of Firefox, 100.0.2. How can I change this back?

Thanks!

   -John

Asked by jlcenter 6 days ago

Answered by jlcenter 1 day ago

The operation was aborted!!!

Well I was about to sign in on my recently installed arch system and after entering the password it said "waiting" and then "The operation was aborted" poped up. I am usi… (read more)

Well I was about to sign in on my recently installed arch system and after entering the password it said "waiting" and then "The operation was aborted" poped up. I am using 100.0.2 version of firefox. (Note: i tried every other desktop environment on my sustem but it does have any changes). Pretty sure it's a bug and i want a solution for this. Please help me.

Thanks

Asked by ayushmaanpadhi2805 6 days ago

Last reply by ayushmaanpadhi2805 5 days ago

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Not possible to manage firefox updates leading to usability fails

Hello, I'm using Firefox 100.0.2 (OS: Ubuntu 20.04). It is not possible to manage if/when firefox updates are installed. In the options-section, there are some informati… (read more)

Hello, I'm using Firefox 100.0.2 (OS: Ubuntu 20.04). It is not possible to manage if/when firefox updates are installed. In the options-section, there are some information about the current version number, however no chance to configure anything update-related. Updates just happens automatically and interrupt current sessions, leading to spontaneous (and surprising) dysfunction of the opened browser. That's very annoying in case of video conferencing, for example, because it is not possible to open any new tab or windows, always the note there "you have to restart firefox now" - in practice, just like a crashing error. And, the suggested restart does not re-open the current opened tabs/URLs!

Furthermore, within some updates, my language settings get lost, so it turns to English language automatically and I always must add my language packet manually again and again. Thats really annoying and maybe completely disruptive for people that are not able to read in English!

Is there any chance to come over this? Otherwise I guess I must leave using firefox as browser, however this would be not the aim I actually follow. Thx!

Asked by maximilian.blum 6 days ago

Answered by James 6 days ago

Strange accounts in auto complete history of saved account fields

like in [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1358775|this] this article. I see stranger accounts in my browser saved session suggestions. I only use my ff account i… (read more)

like in [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1358775|this] this article. I see stranger accounts in my browser saved session suggestions. I only use my ff account in my personal computers and i'm not share my computer with strangers & guests. (this does not mean no one used after i leaved a computer with resetting that computer). Rarely using my personal computer(s) in public networks.

Do you have any ideas why this is happening and how can i prevent ?

Asked by Murat 5 days ago

I keep on being logged out on computer reboot on Garuda Linux

When I restart my computer, I am logged out of all websites although I did not select settings such as "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". This only ha… (read more)

When I restart my computer, I am logged out of all websites although I did not select settings such as "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". This only happens with reboots and not on Suspend.

I saw two similar posts but the options look like they changed name since then: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1319622 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1289909

I tried to apply the solutions linked there, to no avail.

This behaviour only happens on my Garuda Linux and not on Pop-os. Thus I am not sure here is the right place to ask this question.

Another strange bug which may be related is the following: if I zoom in a page (say set it at 120 percents) then go to another tab and then come back to the page I zoomed in, the zoom is reset to 100 percents.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by benoitseron 5 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 5 days ago

If new private window opened, sound output playback is suddenly distorted through processor speakers or headphones

Operating System Ubuntu 20.04.4LTS on AMD® Ryzen 3 pro 3200g 64bit processor. Firefox Web Browser version 100.0.2 (64-bit) The method I can reproduce sound distortion: I … (read more)

Operating System Ubuntu 20.04.4LTS on AMD® Ryzen 3 pro 3200g 64bit processor. Firefox Web Browser version 100.0.2 (64-bit)

The method I can reproduce sound distortion:

I have clear sound playback through both system HDMI speakers or if earphones are plugged in, verified using the Ubuntu Sound Output test left/right (without distortion)

Then if I open a normal Firefox window and listen to YouTube video for example I have no distortion, if I however open I private window, say to access training material on Microchip University site I suddenly have distorted playback.

Please advise why private window opened suddenly distorts my output sound. Sound suspicious.

Asked by mahnac72 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago

Audio not playing in firefox

My browser does not play any sound. I changed the auto play settings in the privacy and security tab to allow video and sound auto play but that didn't help. Even reinsta… (read more)

My browser does not play any sound. I changed the auto play settings in the privacy and security tab to allow video and sound auto play but that didn't help. Even reinstalled the browser, it was fruitless.

Asked by lone_wolf 5 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 days ago

Firefox Snap Disables Zoom (Ubuntu 22.04)

PSA: The snap version of Firefox (as implemented in Ubuntu Desktop 22.04) will not open a Zoom meeting link. The alternatives are: - Google Chrome, etc. - Borrow a Window… (read more)

PSA:

The snap version of Firefox (as implemented in Ubuntu Desktop 22.04) will not open a Zoom meeting link.

The alternatives are: - Google Chrome, etc. - Borrow a Windows machine and log into your meeting there.

What a disaster.

Asked by eb40 5 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago

How to open local files in Firefox 100 snap?

I'm on Ubuntu 22.04 which is using the snap package of Firefox. It seems that I cannot open local files in the /tmp directory. When I place a test.html file there and run… (read more)

I'm on Ubuntu 22.04 which is using the snap package of Firefox.

It seems that I cannot open local files in the /tmp directory. When I place a test.html file there and run `firefox /tmp/test.html`, it returns a file not found error. Why?

I don't have the problem with files in my home directory.

Asked by simon.eu 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Installation for EnglishGB dictionary does not complete

I cannot install English GB dictionary for my spell checker. When I click add dictionaries it takes me to a page where I can select Englsih GB as one of the dictionaries … (read more)

I cannot install English GB dictionary for my spell checker. When I click add dictionaries it takes me to a page where I can select Englsih GB as one of the dictionaries available in my locale. It then takes me to the info and remove page for the dictionary but there is no option to install and no pop up to start the download appears.

Asked by Gerard 3 days ago

Last reply by James 3 days ago

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Where is the trash folder for bookmarks?

FF 100.0.2 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS I have deleted my bookmarks with the Bookmark manager, but where are they now? I cannot find them in /trash and all of the *bookmark* files on… (read more)

FF 100.0.2 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I have deleted my bookmarks with the Bookmark manager, but where are they now? I cannot find them in /trash and all of the *bookmark* files on my laptop are miniscule (like 127 bytes.) The json files are no better, when I imported previous bookmark files they were empty.

Asked by Quentin 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

Failed to login to sync, message in red "The operation was aborted. "

After a reinstallation of FIREFOX, it failed to login to sync with Firefox. My account and password input are correct. And I can login to my accout with Chrome (https://a… (read more)

After a reinstallation of FIREFOX, it failed to login to sync with Firefox. My account and password input are correct. And I can login to my accout with Chrome (https://accounts.firefox.com/).

my OS: ubuntu 18.04 firefox version: 100.0.2

Asked by 27627345 3 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 days ago