Widevine CDM 4.10.2209.1 update April 21, 2021, crashes every time in Firefox 78 browser

The Widevine CDM 4.10.2209.1 plugin crashes every time in Firefox 78 browser. Was updated on April 21, 2021, maybe it's a bug? I'm not able to uninstall the plugin. Any h… (read more)

The Widevine CDM 4.10.2209.1 plugin crashes every time in Firefox 78 browser. Was updated on April 21, 2021, maybe it's a bug? I'm not able to uninstall the plugin. Any help would be appreciated, thank you!

Asked by drewmmm 19 hours ago

Is there a setting hidden somewhere where I can force my preferred date format? Why do I have to contend with the dreadful date format when when visiting mozilla.org in english?

Hi! Since most content is in English and search engines always link to the English version, I usually browse the english version of mozilla pages. But here on support in … (read more)

Hi!

Since most content is in English and search engines always link to the English version, I usually browse the english version of mozilla pages. But here on support in particular I have to contend with the pathetic date format where you can't tell which is day or month or year. So why can't I find a way to set the date format. Even the majority of tiny websites/forums have an option to specify the date format.

Asked by avada 5 days ago

Last reply by avada 4 days ago

Camera using Google Meet doesn't work (appearing light colore flashing)

Hello I tried to use Firefox for a meeting with Google Meet. After reaching the front page in Meet, camera is active but I don't see myself. Camera instead is showing ver… (read more)

Hello I tried to use Firefox for a meeting with Google Meet. After reaching the front page in Meet, camera is active but I don't see myself. Camera instead is showing very light flashes with various colors.

it's not the OS....i use the latest W10. And of course it's not the camera: if I open the same Meet on Edge or Chrome...in those cases work normally. And of course is not the Firefox out to date....because I checked it is.

Thanks for your help Pier

Asked by il-pier 2 days ago

WidevineCdm plugin crashing

Hello, since the last automatic update of the Widevine Content Decryption Module (updated today, automatically) the plugin keeps crashing when I want to watch "TV" waipu… (read more)

Hello,


since the last automatic update of the Widevine Content Decryption Module (updated today, automatically) the plugin keeps crashing when I want to watch "TV" waipu.tv. I have already re-installed firefox etc, it just won't work.

I have submitted several crash reports, this is the latest: bp-7bc4b8a4-e59b-4f7e-a840-7c0720210422

See screenshot of "crashed"-notice below.

What can I do to fix this?

Asked by Kat 19 hours ago

WideVineCdm plugin is crashing

WidevineCdm plugin is crashing when I try to play videos on Netflix, Hulu, and Peacock. In the browser, Firefox 78.10.0esr on my Mac 10.9. A yellow strip at the top expla… (read more)

WidevineCdm plugin is crashing when I try to play videos on Netflix, Hulu, and Peacock. In the browser, Firefox 78.10.0esr on my Mac 10.9. A yellow strip at the top explains that the plugin crashed and asks me to send a report, which I do and asks me to restart the browser, which I do. Nothing works. I tried "safe mode." I tried clearing caches and what not. I think the browser was just updated today. I am totally unable to play videos on those web pages previous mentioned. I am able to watch youtube, however.

Asked by orangeupurple 2 days ago

Neflix crashes after the last firefox update - problem with WidevineCdm

Hi, I can't use Netlix since the last automatic update of firefox 2 days ago (78.10.0) - a problem with WidevineCdm. The message from Netflix : "Looks like your browser i… (read more)

Hi, I can't use Netlix since the last automatic update of firefox 2 days ago (78.10.0) - a problem with WidevineCdm. The message from Netflix : "Looks like your browser is no longer supported" and a popup yellow window "Le plugin WidevineCdm a planté" (=WidevineCdm plugin has crashed) Two errors codes, see in attached files

Asked by lancasteribsen 1 day ago

Firefox doesent work anymore

Hello If I open Firefox on my Smartphone it shows me blank site,see added screenshot. I did uninstall it already and new installation but still the same.This happen since… (read more)

Hello If I open Firefox on my Smartphone it shows me blank site,see added screenshot. I did uninstall it already and new installation but still the same.This happen since this morning. I use Huawai y7 Android 5,1 The image i send you ,suppose to be the google search site I can do it with any site its not readable. The only page which is working is the starting page of firefox AS I said I am using FF since 3 years on my phone worked perfect but since this morning no more Best regards Joachim Hof

Sorry my english i am german

Asked by joehof 3 days ago

Last reply by joehof 14 hours ago

On Galaxy S21, the screen looks weird on some websites.

When using the variable refresh rate on the Galaxy S21, the screen is displayed incorrectly on some websites. To be precise, screen artifacts occur after a short period o… (read more)

When using the variable refresh rate on the Galaxy S21, the screen is displayed incorrectly on some websites. To be precise, screen artifacts occur after a short period of time after moving the page or stopping scrolling.

To check, clien.net has screen artifacts in almost all cases.

Asked by hided62 6 days ago

Remote control in browser bar every time I start up Firefox

Every time I close out Firefox and then restart it, the browser address bar has an orange stripe with a robot icon that says my browser is in remote control mode. I have … (read more)

Every time I close out Firefox and then restart it, the browser address bar has an orange stripe with a robot icon that says my browser is in remote control mode. I have to go into the about:config panel and search for the "Marionette" options. If I toggle the two settings that are true/false and restart, the remote control goes away. I did not install this feature, I have no idea how to use it, I don't need it, and I'm tired of having to do this every time I open Firefox. It's ridiculously annoying to the point that I'm ready to start using another browser. The internet has NO practical help on how to fix this for anyone who is not an expert in computer code. I need a permanent fix for this pesky and annoying bug.

Asked by msand1126 5 days ago

Lockwise as a desktop app for Windows 10, like it is for iOS and Android

Is it possible to make a desktop client for Lockwise password manager, as I simply can't live without it? I can't find decent password managers for other browsers The aut… (read more)

Is it possible to make a desktop client for Lockwise password manager, as I simply can't live without it? I can't find decent password managers for other browsers The auto-fill is very interactive and fast, and I feel it's unique to Lockwise Any way to make Lockwise a desktop app as well, for other browsers?

Asked by kantonato12 3 days ago

Command line for Linux to detect http errors 404 500

Hello! I'm using firefox in tinycore linux to show chromeless some websites but sometimes the screens go white. As this is nothing that happends all the time just doing a… (read more)

Hello! I'm using firefox in tinycore linux to show chromeless some websites but sometimes the screens go white. As this is nothing that happends all the time just doing an F5 or refresh helps to restart the page and works fine. I need help to: Detect the white screen in firefox with a script in bash if possible.

I've searched for firefox command line but I can't find more deep command line to get this error and then execute a script to fix this.

The help from firefox -h I get is this

Usage: firefox [ options ... ] [URL]

      where options include:

X11 options

 --display=DISPLAY  X display to use
 --sync             Make X calls synchronous
 --g-fatal-warnings Make all warnings fatal

Firefox options

 -h or --help       Print this message.
 -v or --version    Print Firefox version.
 --full-version     Print Firefox version, build and platform build ids.
 -P <profile>       Start with <profile>.
 --profile <path>   Start with profile at <path>.
 --migration        Start with migration wizard.
 --ProfileManager   Start with ProfileManager.
 --no-remote        Do not accept or send remote commands; implies
                    --new-instance.
 --new-instance     Open new instance, not a new window in running instance.
 --UILocale <locale> Start with <locale> resources as UI Locale.
 --safe-mode        Disables extensions and themes for this session.
 --allow-downgrade  Allows downgrading a profile.
 --MOZ_LOG=<modules> Treated as MOZ_LOG=<modules> environment variable,
                    overrides it.
 --MOZ_LOG_FILE=<file> Treated as MOZ_LOG_FILE=<file> environment variable,
                    overrides it. If MOZ_LOG_FILE is not specified as an
                    argument or as an environment variable, logging will be
                    written to stdout.
 --headless         Run without a GUI.
 --ssb <uri>        Open a site specific browser for <uri>.
 --browser          Open a browser window.
 --new-window <url> Open <url> in a new window.
 --new-tab <url>    Open <url> in a new tab.
 --private-window <url> Open <url> in a new private window.
 --preferences      Open Preferences dialog.
 --screenshot [<path>] Save screenshot to <path> or in working directory.
 --window-size width[,height] Width and optionally height of screenshot.
 --search <term>    Search <term> with your default search engine.
 --setDefaultBrowser Set this app as the default browser.
 --first-startup    Run post-install actions before opening a new window.
 --kiosk Start the browser in kiosk mode.
 --jsconsole        Open the Browser Console.
 --jsdebugger [<path>] Open the Browser Toolbox. Defaults to the local build
                    but can be overridden by a firefox path.
 --wait-for-jsdebugger Spin event loop until JS debugger connects.
                    Enables debugging (some) application startup code paths.
                    Only has an effect when `--jsdebugger` is also supplied.
 --devtools         Open DevTools on initial load.
 --start-debugger-server [ws:][ <port> | <path> ] Start the devtools server on
                    a TCP port or Unix domain socket path. Defaults to TCP port
                    6000. Use WebSocket protocol if ws: prefix is specified.
 --recording <file> Record drawing for a given URL.
 --recording-output <file> Specify destination file for a drawing recording.

Asked by Fernando 5 days ago

"Clear Recent History" window doesn't close automatically

Hello, after an internet session I'm using the "Clear Recent History" (STRG+SHIFT+Delete) function. Sometimes this window doesn't close automatically, when I'm click the … (read more)

Hello,

after an internet session I'm using the "Clear Recent History" (STRG+SHIFT+Delete) function. Sometimes this window doesn't close automatically, when I'm click the OK-Button.

Is this a BUG?

Best regards

Thomas

Asked by thomas.kelso 3 days ago

Last reply by thomas.kelso 2 days ago

Firefox Does Not Accept Correct Password

Today i was changing my password and 2FA application. I went to my Firefox Account settings and removed my 2FA and Recovery Key. I added my 2FA back again but when i trie… (read more)

Today i was changing my password and 2FA application. I went to my Firefox Account settings and removed my 2FA and Recovery Key. I added my 2FA back again but when i tried to create a new Recovery Key, it didn't work. In the first step of creating a Recovery Key, it asks for a password. I have tried my account password multiple times but it did not accept it. Then i reset my account password and tried again but once again it did not work.

Asked by Strajeti 3 days ago

Last reply by Strajeti 2 days ago

Unable to open TB profile

Mint 20.1 Cinnamon (64 bit) Thunderbird 78.7.1 (64 bit) My working Thunderbird profile is in a sub folder of a HDD drive where all my data is kept. This has worked fine f… (read more)

Mint 20.1 Cinnamon (64 bit) Thunderbird 78.7.1 (64 bit)

My working Thunderbird profile is in a sub folder of a HDD drive where all my data is kept. This has worked fine for years. This morning it didn’t. TB profile manager is set to open my selected profile without asking at startup. When I clicked the icon to start TB it presented me with a profile startup page as if I had never used it in the past – Welcome to Mozilla Thunderbird 78.7.1/set up new email address & etc.

I used profile manager $ thunderbird -p to see if it was looking at my normal profile and it was. I run a nightly backup of my data HDD so set up a new profile using the previous nights version. This also failed to start TB and again just presented me with a Welcome to Mozilla screen. So what has changed? There were some updates when I first logged on this morning one of which was a new kernel. I installed the updates before commencing anything else. I had been using kernel 5.4.0-70, the new one was 5.4.0-72. I looked around but could not find any reports of the replacement kernel giving any trouble with TB but rebooted into the previous one just in case. Still unable to access my profile. I have five days of backup files so I tried an earlier profile but that would not load either.

Don’t know where to go from here. Can anyone offer a suggestion please?

Asked by 01railwayman 5 days ago

Thin orange outline around address bar

So I randomly got this thing orange outline around my address bar out of no where today. I checked and its non of my addons and I can't seem to find anything in the setti… (read more)

So I randomly got this thing orange outline around my address bar out of no where today. I checked and its non of my addons and I can't seem to find anything in the settings that doing it. Any ideas on how to fix?

Asked by Jonathan 1 day ago

Last reply by Jonathan 20 hours ago

Moving thunderbird emails from Vista to Win 10 computer

I'm trying to migrate Thunderbird emails from a Vista laptop to a new Win 10 laptop. I have tried moving the Thunderbird/Profile folder following the instructions in "Mo… (read more)

I'm trying to migrate Thunderbird emails from a Vista laptop to a new Win 10 laptop. I have tried moving the Thunderbird/Profile folder following the instructions in "Moving Thunderbird Data to a New Computer" several times, and I think I'm getting the right folder(s) in the right place on the new computer, but when I start Thunderbird, the 'old' emails don't show up. Any help would be greatly appreiated.

Asked by blackvet 5 days ago

Hamburger menu in Nightly Proton UI has become so huge

The menu was simplified but unreasonably inflated. So much so that we need Scroll-down to get down the menu. I wonder if the menu will remain like this in the final desig… (read more)

The menu was simplified but unreasonably inflated. So much so that we need Scroll-down to get down the menu.

I wonder if the menu will remain like this in the final design.

Asked by pandalovfree 3 days ago

Windows 10 quickbar icon corrupts on new firefox update

Windows 10 quickbar icon corrupts on new firefox update yet the icon i keep on my desktop stays fine. is it an issue with opening firefox and then pinning that icon? whe… (read more)

Windows 10 quickbar icon corrupts on new firefox update

yet the icon i keep on my desktop stays fine. is it an issue with opening firefox and then pinning that icon? when the new version comes out, the old link is bad? been going on for a couple years. but now its just annoying.

I can't simply copy the icon from my desktop to the quickbar. Going to end up erasing the old icon, stopping the process.... opening a new firefox and pinning it again. but its only good until the next update. any ideas?

Asked by bassistdain 1 day ago

Last reply by bassistdain 1 day ago