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youtube livestreams bloated RAM usage, max CPU usage, even at 144p

incoming streams are unusable, bloats RAM to max, pegs CPU at 100% even when stream is at 144p. ongoing issue for over a year. Tried different cache settings or no cache.… (read more)

incoming streams are unusable, bloats RAM to max, pegs CPU at 100% even when stream is at 144p. ongoing issue for over a year. Tried different cache settings or no cache. No fix

FF v107.0 MX Linux

[code] System: Kernel: 4.19.0-22-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 8.3.0

          parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.19.0-22-amd64 
          root=UUID=<filter> ro libata.force=noncq 
          libata.force=3.0G libata.force=noncq libata.force=3.0G 
          Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2 tk: Gtk 3.24.5 info: xfce4-panel wm: xfwm 4.14.0 vt: 7 
          dm: LightDM 1.26.0 Distro: MX-19.4_x64 patito feo May 31  2020 
          base: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) 

Machine: Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: M4A785-M v: Rev X.0x serial: <filter>

          BIOS: American Megatrends v: 1101 date: 11/20/2012 

CPU: Info: Dual Core model: AMD Athlon II X2 B26 bits: 64 type: MCP arch: K10

          family: 10 (16) model-id: 6 stepping: 3 microcode: 10000C8 cache: L2: 2 MiB 
          flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4a svm bogomips: 12857 
          Speed: 800 MHz min/max: 800/3200 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 800 2: 1900 
          Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: Not affected 
          Type: l1tf status: Not affected 
          Type: mds status: Not affected 
          Type: meltdown status: Not affected 
          Type: mmio_stale_data status: Not affected 
          Type: spec_store_bypass status: Not affected 
          Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization 
          Type: spectre_v2 
          mitigation: Retpolines, STIBP: disabled, RSB filling, PBRSB-eIBRS: Not affected 
          Type: srbds status: Not affected 
          Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected 

Graphics: Device-1: NVIDIA GT218 [GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3] vendor: eVga.com. driver: nvidia

          v: 340.108 bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 10de:10c3 class-ID: 0300 
          Device-2: Logitech B525 HD Webcam type: USB driver: snd-usb-audio,uvcvideo 
          bus-ID: 1-6:3 chip-ID: 046d:0836 class-ID: 0e02 serial: <filter> 
          Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.4 compositor: xfwm4 v: 4.14.0 driver: loaded: nvidia 
          display-ID: :0.0 screens: 1 
          Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1920x1080 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 508x286mm (20.0x11.3") 
          s-diag: 583mm (23") 
          Monitor-1: VGA-0 res: 1920x1080 hz: 60 dpi: 102 size: 476x268mm (18.7x10.6") 
          diag: 546mm (21.5") 
          OpenGL: renderer: GeForce 8400GS/PCIe/SSE2 v: 3.3.0 NVIDIA 340.108 direct render: Yes 

Audio: Device-1: AMD SBx00 Azalia vendor: ASUSTeK M4A785TD driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel

          bus-ID: 00:14.2 chip-ID: 1002:4383 class-ID: 0403 
          Device-2: NVIDIA High Definition Audio vendor: eVga.com. driver: snd_hda_intel 
          v: kernel bus-ID: 01:00.1 chip-ID: 10de:0be3 class-ID: 0403 
          Device-3: Logitech B525 HD Webcam type: USB driver: snd-usb-audio,uvcvideo 
          bus-ID: 1-6:3 chip-ID: 046d:0836 class-ID: 0e02 serial: <filter> 
          Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k4.19.0-22-amd64 running: yes 
          Sound Server-2: JACK v: 1.9.12 running: no 
          Sound Server-3: PulseAudio v: 12.2 running: yes 

Network: Device-1: Ralink RT5392 PCIe Wireless Network Adapter driver: rt2800pci v: 2.3.0

          modules: wl port: dc00 bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 1814:5392 class-ID: 0280 
          IF: wlan0 state: up mac: <filter> 
          Device-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet 
          vendor: ASUSTeK M4A785TD driver: r8169 v: kernel port: e800 bus-ID: 03:00.0 
          chip-ID: 10ec:8168 class-ID: 0200 
          IF: eth0 state: down mac: <filter> 

Drives: Local Storage: total: 126.71 GiB used: 103.07 GiB (81.3%)

          SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required. 
          ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Crucial model: CT120BX500SSD1 size: 111.79 GiB 
          block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: <unknown> type: SSD 
          serial: <filter> rev: R013 scheme: MBR 
          ID-2: /dev/sdb maj-min: 8:16 type: USB vendor: Lexar model: USB Flash Drive 
          size: 14.92 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B type: SSD serial: <filter> 
          rev: 8.07 scheme: MBR 
          SMART Message: Unknown USB bridge. Flash drive/Unsupported enclosure? 

Partition: ID-1: / raw-size: 18.55 GiB size: 18.09 GiB (97.52%) used: 12.98 GiB (71.7%) fs: ext4

          dev: /dev/sda4 maj-min: 8:4 
          ID-2: /home raw-size: 87.38 GiB size: 85.45 GiB (97.80%) used: 80.84 GiB (94.6%) 
          fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda3 maj-min: 8:3 

Swap: Kernel: swappiness: 15 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)

          ID-1: swap-1 type: partition size: 2.93 GiB used: 524 KiB (0.0%) priority: -2 
          dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2 

Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 37.0 C mobo: 48.0 C gpu: nvidia temp: 49 C

          Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 3229 case-1: 2327 gpu: nvidia fan: 40% 
          Power: 12v: 12.52 5v: N/A 3.3v: 3.31 vbat: N/A 

Repos: Packages: note: see --pkg apt: 2981 lib: 1586 flatpak: 0

          No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list 
          Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/airvpn-stable.list 
          1: deb http://eddie.website/repository/apt/ stable main
          Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian-stable-updates.list 
          1: deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ buster-updates main contrib non-free
          Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian.list 
          1: deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ buster main contrib non-free
          2: deb http://deb.debian.org/debian-security/ buster/updates non-free contrib main
          3: deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ buster-backports non-free contrib main
          Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/megasync.list 
          1: deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/meganz-archive-keyring.gpg] https://mega.nz/linux/repo/Debian_10.0/ ./
          Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mx.list 
          1: deb http://mirror.its.dal.ca/mxlinux/mx/repo/ buster main non-free
          Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/skype-stable.list 
          1: deb [arch=amd64] https://repo.skype.com/deb stable main
          Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/slack.list 
          1: deb https://packagecloud.io/slacktechnologies/slack/debian/ jessie main
          No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list 
          No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/various.list 

Info: Processes: 244 Uptime: 23h 27m wakeups: 2 Memory: 7.79 GiB used: 3.82 GiB (49.0%)

          Init: SysVinit v: 2.93 runlevel: 5 default: 5 tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 8.3.0 
          alt: 8 Shell: quick-system-in default: Bash v: 5.0.3 running-in: quick-system-in 
          inxi: 3.3.06 

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Asked by Galen Thurber 19 hours ago

Last reply by Galen Thurber 20 minutes ago

Firefox settings resets when opening

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My firefox settings resets every time I open the browser. I don't have my wanted default page, the theme is back in white, and all my privacy settings are back to default. Do I have to save my settings somewhere?

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Wordpress login failure (500 internal server error) only on Firefox

Dear Sirs, Since mid-November 2022 I encounter a login failure issue with my Wordpress website. I get a "500 Internal Server Error" when I try to login. This happens only… (read more)

Dear Sirs,

Since mid-November 2022 I encounter a login failure issue with my Wordpress website. I get a "500 Internal Server Error" when I try to login. This happens only on the Firefox browser. All systems components are up-to-date.

I tried: - cleaning cookies and cache, - logging in private windows, - logging in the Firefox Troubleshoot mode.

I spoke with my web hosting service. They had the same issue with my website. They said that recently this issue was brought up not only by me. No solution so far.

Are you aware of such an issue? What more could I do do eliminate the issue?

I would prefer to continue editing my website using the Firefox, as always.

Best regards, Mike

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I have had to create a new Firefox on one of my computers. I have imported my bookmarks, but there appears to be no way to import the Bookmark Toolbar. This is tiresome. So I wonder if I can use Sync to do the job? My Bookmark Toolbar exists on my other PC. Is it safe simply to use Sync to do the job of importing the Bookmark Toolbar to my new Firefox? I use Windows 10.

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Missing Window and tabs, not in history

I love how the new tab page clearly states "Never fear losing a closed tab again.", and then when a window disappears it is followed by zero history to recover it. I have… (read more)

I love how the new tab page clearly states "Never fear losing a closed tab again.", and then when a window disappears it is followed by zero history to recover it. I have not restarted Firefox, let alone my computer since the last time the window was seen (about half an hour ago). It's not in my Alt+Tab tray hiding. I don't even remember closing the tab--though it's possible my keyboard double pressed when I was closing another window. (It's old and has a tendency to double hit keys). But now I have lost a window with at least 20 tabs open--mostly things i had yet to deal with and don't remember the URL to get back to it.

What use is my history and ability to reopen accidentally closed windows if everything just disappears from it within half an hour after the window could've been closed?

I would prefer to keep most of my browsing on Firefox, but I can't constitute that if I'm going to lose months worth of saved tabs randomly.

Asked by tibursio 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

Explore possibilities of using System Theme 1.0 in Firefox 91.9.1esr and later.

After moving to Firefox 91.9.1esr I found problem with System theme 1.2. The color of tab add button was changed, and the button is not visible with my Windows 7 classic … (read more)

After moving to Firefox 91.9.1esr I found problem with System theme 1.2. The color of tab add button was changed, and the button is not visible with my Windows 7 classic windows system theme. So, I'm trying to find a way to port System theme 1.0 color scheme to newer firefox versions.

Creation of a simple theme with firefox color extension works. But it is unable to recreate the effects related to active and inactive window color changes. As, I had to use bitmap to get the OS blue color transition pattern.

It seems the system theme is stored in omni.ja file. Modification of the omni.ja seems to be not a practical solution. So, it would be a better way to create an addon theme with the same code as the System Theme 1.0.

The first question is, if it will be possible to create a theme with the same code as a system theme has. Will it be able to perform the same way?

The next question is: Where the source code of the system theme is? I was unable to find it in the Firefox source. It seems, it is not stored in any obvious location.

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Hi,

I have tried everything and NOTHING is working, I desperately need to fix this...I have things set to store 25+ sessions in case I need to reopen those windows. Normally, I log in, and then access "More tools" and in the drop down, Library>History but I get nothing if I attempt to find "Recently Closed Tabs" and "Recently Closed Windows"; sporadically, "Recently Closed Tabs" will show up, but I cannot get "Recently Closed Windows"...this JUST started happening tonight...please help me, I desperately need to be able to make this work! Thank you for any help you can provide.

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In other words it is useless, whereas before it worked perfectly.

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Hello :) I'm using Firefox 107.0 on macOS 12.6.1 and I'm having weird issues with the displayed font. It appears on the startup screen of Firefox and on websites (see scr… (read more)

Hello :)

I'm using Firefox 107.0 on macOS 12.6.1 and I'm having weird issues with the displayed font. It appears on the startup screen of Firefox and on websites (see screenshots attached).

The garbled font is called ".SF NS".

I've tried turning the option "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of your selections above" on and off without success.

I have also tried enabling and disabling hardware acceleration - also without luck.

The issue does **not** appear in safe mode. Unfortunately resetting the theme and disabling all extensions hasn't helped either :(

I have also downloaded and installed a font called "SFNS Display" but the issue persists.

Uninstalling Firefox (with AppCleaner) and reinstalling hasn't fixed the problem.

I don't know what else to try. Can someone help me please? :)

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Yahoo mail in Firefox browser just displays symbols instead of text after installing Mac OS 13.0.1 Ventura on iMac

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I've attached an image. Installed Mac OS 13.0.01 Ventura on my iMac and now Yahoo Mail displays as shown in the attachment. All symbols, no readable text. I've been using Firefox for many years but I'm so frustrated I launched Safari this PM and Yahoo Mail opened fine. Hate to make the switch, but...

Any thoughts?

Thanks, [removed email from public]

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Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 hours ago

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Any ideas?

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