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How to use the latest download directory for the next download

I've configured my Firefox for Fedora to ask me every time in which directory I want to save the file. The default directory used by Firefox is /run/user/1000/doc/ Even a… (read more)

I've configured my Firefox for Fedora to ask me every time in which directory I want to save the file. The default directory used by Firefox is /run/user/1000/doc/ Even after changing the directory and downloading another file, Firefox keeps reverting to this /run directory. Can I make Firefox stick to the latest directory I used? I do not want to use a fixed Download directory

Asked by joep.beijnsberger 3 months ago

Recent History list in History drop-down menu

The Recent History list in the History drop-down menu is limited to about 40 entries. Everything before that is not shown. How can I increase the number of these entries… (read more)

The Recent History list in the History drop-down menu is limited to about 40 entries. Everything before that is not shown.

How can I increase the number of these entries to say 100?

Asked by thomasvonderelbe 3 months ago

Ubuntu opens portal everytime to open downloaded file

It used to be that downloading something like a pdf and then clicking on it through the downloads dropdown would immediately open the pdf in the default system pdf viewer… (read more)

It used to be that downloading something like a pdf and then clicking on it through the downloads dropdown would immediately open the pdf in the default system pdf viewer. Now I get a pop-up telling me the Portal "Open with" is ready which then presents me with a set of options for where to open the file. I have looked around for anyone else with this problem but haven't found anyone.

Additional info: If I use the show enclosing folder feature it actually shows me a temp folder (image attached)

Asked by btickell 2 months ago

La ventana emergente para hacer examenes de mi aula online vibra de arriba a abajo ininterrumpidamente

Hola. Tenco el explorador Firefox 81.0.2 (64-bit) para ubuntu canonical 1.0 ... mi S.O. es Ubuntu 16.04 LTS con todas las actualizaciones que han salido hasta el momento.… (read more)

Hola. Tenco el explorador Firefox 81.0.2 (64-bit) para ubuntu canonical 1.0 ... mi S.O. es Ubuntu 16.04 LTS con todas las actualizaciones que han salido hasta el momento...

Cada vez que me meto en mi aula online https://campusonline.cesurformacion.com/my/ La ventana emergente para hacer examenes de mi aula online vibra o se mueve rápidamente de arriba a abajo ininterrumpidamente con lo que es dificil seleccionar despues una opción como cerrar la ventana aunque lo consigo a duras penas... Les agradecería que me ayudaran a resolver este problema, Un Saludo

Asked by fjavierml73 2 months ago

Lost all installed Addons and Theme through update

Firefox did an update today, and restarting it, all my installed addons are gone. On top of that, my personal theme is no longer there. Saved passwords, on the other hand… (read more)

Firefox did an update today, and restarting it, all my installed addons are gone. On top of that, my personal theme is no longer there.

Saved passwords, on the other hand, do not seem to be affected.

Any advice on how to restore the addons, in particular? My current version Firefox 76.0 on Fedora. Any help is appreciated!

Asked by martin 2 months ago

Select which GPU firefox uses for hardware acceleration in a multigpu system

Software: Manjaro Linux, GNOME, Xorg, Firefox 81 Hardware: nvidia GTX 1080 and AMD RX 570 I have a multigpu Linux machine and would like to configure Firefox to only use … (read more)

Software: Manjaro Linux, GNOME, Xorg, Firefox 81 Hardware: nvidia GTX 1080 and AMD RX 570

I have a multigpu Linux machine and would like to configure Firefox to only use the AMD card for hardware acceleration.

Rationale: My Xorg is configured to only use the RX 570. My GTX1080 is mostly used to pass through to a Windows VM, but occasionally I do use it in Linux so do not want to disable it completely. This is usually seamless, when the card is not in use: When I start up the Windows VM, it unbinds the GTX1080 from the driver and passes the hardware through. When Firefox is running with hardware acceleration enabled, however, it can not unbind the GTX1080. It seems that Firefox is "using" the nvidia card, so I just want to disable that without disabling hardware acceleration entirely.

Asked by parahaps 2 months ago

UI responsiveness issues - Linux + high GPU usage

Hi! I'm posting this in hopes of getting help with a UI responsiveness problem that seems specific to Linux when GPU usage is very high. I use distributed computing throu… (read more)

Hi! I'm posting this in hopes of getting help with a UI responsiveness problem that seems specific to Linux when GPU usage is very high. I use distributed computing through BOINC when weather is cold enough to allow it, but I've noticed that when my GPU is working on a task, Firefox is very unresponsive in most regards; scrolling lags behind my actual inputs, it takes longer to render new pages, and videos have issues like video/audio desync and audio stuttering.

That would seem normal to me considering my system resources are in heavy use, except for two things: these issues do not occur in Blink-based browsers (I've temporarily switched to Brave because of this issue), and more relevantly, they only occur in Firefox in Linux, not Windows Firefox.

I have already checked if this is because of settings or extensions by creating a new blank profile (which I am using right now), and that's not it - turning off hardware acceleration doesn't help either.

I see the Troubleshooting Information dump has a lot of system and hardware data in it, but I'd be happy to provide more details if needed. Thanks!

Asked by VII.rosa 2 months ago

Firefox release 59 for raspberry pi for Kaios development

Firefox release 59 for raspberry pi for Kaios development. We are a young non profit startup and we use raspberry pi as our primary computer for development. We found fir… (read more)

Firefox release 59 for raspberry pi for Kaios development. We are a young non profit startup and we use raspberry pi as our primary computer for development. We found firefox for raspberry pi but it is the latest version. We want release 59 as only that suppor webdev needed for kaios development

Asked by dev.hellonuh 2 months ago

Content of toolbar popup of an addon is not rendered or not visible.

Hi, i recently have a issue, where most of the addons don't show the content of their defined popup. I do the following sequence. - open firefox - add a addon - add it t… (read more)

Hi, i recently have a issue, where most of the addons don't show the content of their defined popup.

I do the following sequence.

- open firefox - add a addon - add it to the toolbar - click on the icon to access its popup

The popup is then opened and the outline of it's size is most likely correctly calculated, but the content is missing.

The reference Addons are passff, with no Content SakaKey, with an partial rendering HTTPSEverywhere, with the full content and the expected behaviour.

I tried to reset the browser via the about:support page, no change. I restarted in safe mode. That was kind of pointless, because without addons, there are no icons to click at^^.

I created a fresh profile, also no change. So i downloaded the latest nightly, started with a fresh profile, and installed one addon, still not working.

I fickled with the browser-style property in the manifest.json of passff, and set it to true, but again it still shows no content.

What is most likely missing on the shared data, i run Ubuntu 20.04 with i3 as a window manager.

Has anyone a idea what i am missing?

Asked by Manu.Bernza 2 months ago

Google login and outdated Plugin.

Hi! I am opening this help, because for some months, that I have been using Firefox on Kubunto, it is impossible to log into Google. YouTube is the way I left it in Print… (read more)

Hi! I am opening this help, because for some months, that I have been using Firefox on Kubunto, it is impossible to log into Google. YouTube is the way I left it in Print. And it has a plogin that doesn't update for anything. Which is the Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc.

This has brought me a lot of frustration when using firefox on Kubunto. But as I use the system only on the Pen Drive, I have no plans to install Chorme. Because I need the system only there and now.

Of course, I tried in many ways to correct my problem. I even formatted this Kubunto system. I tested with other linux systems. But they all have a problem with the same plugin, in firefox.

Could someone help me with this problem? I always used everything normal. It only started to happen about 3 months ago.

Asked by Zanguet 2 months ago

Playing two audios ( for example, two Youtube videos) on two seperate headphones, or in my case,

the 1st youtube video is played out on the screen, and the other video in my headphones. I would like to give my little brother my pair of headphones to watch youtube, an… (read more)

the 1st youtube video is played out on the screen, and the other video in my headphones.

I would like to give my little brother my pair of headphones to watch youtube, and for my class lectures that I have to watch, I would like to listen to them through the screen, or vice versa. And of course I would split the windows up, his screen of youtube on the left, and mine on the right.

Thank you

Asked by danniel.brown27 2 months ago

Clear all History / Windows and Linux different / Bug

In Windows Version... Shift-Ctrl-Del then Enter executes [Preferred] In Linux Version... Shift-Ctrl-Del then Enter cancels [Argh - I MUST click Ok] Shift-Ctrl-Del then S… (read more)

In Windows Version...

Shift-Ctrl-Del then Enter executes [Preferred]


In Linux Version...

Shift-Ctrl-Del then Enter cancels [Argh - I MUST click Ok]

Shift-Ctrl-Del then Shift-Tab then Enter executes [Almost preferred but not the same as in Windows version


Need the "Ok" button to be selected so I can simply press Enter

Asked by sorky 2 months ago

trailing slah are added at the end of mime link

Hello, I'm using Firefox 81.0.2 on Ubuntu 20.04. I have a local html page with link formatted link that : ssh://server.domain.com If I type in a terminal : xdg-open ss… (read more)

Hello, I'm using Firefox 81.0.2 on Ubuntu 20.04. I have a local html page with link formatted link that : ssh://server.domain.com If I type in a terminal : xdg-open ssh:/server.domain.com No problem it works as intended, however in Firefox it doesnt if I use xdg-opn to open a link starting with ssh. I suspect it comes from the fact that meanwhile my links are written like that : <area shape="rect" coords="1428,438,1463,495" href="ssh://server.domain.com" alt="" onmouseover="showTooltip('n14')" onmouseout="hideTooltip()"> when putting my mouse over the link it appears in the bottom left corner as: ssh://server.domain.com/ That trailing slash is most likely the problem ssh:// mime shouldn't consider / to be anything more that a caracter and I don't blame xdg-open here, but why would firefox add a trailing slash to a link while it's not written in the html file in the first place ? Hope any one will have an answer.

Asked by commercial23 2 months ago

Problems with printing invoices from Italian revenue agencies

Hi, I have been using Ubuntu Mate, for some time now, since the latest installed versions, Firefox is unable to print the invoices generated by the revenue agencies site.… (read more)

Hi, I have been using Ubuntu Mate, for some time now, since the latest installed versions, Firefox is unable to print the invoices generated by the revenue agencies site. The print is generated empty, it only shows the details of the site and some accessory data at the top. I tried to install an old version, 78, if I remember correctly, and the prints are fine. I tried with another browser and the printouts are correct, again. Does it happen to you too?

https://ibb.co/NT7Ky3c

Asked by tofono 2 months ago

Two websites one hour out with time

This problem occurred Oct 24, 2020 Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time (3 weeks after daylight savings time came into effect here). The operating system time is cor… (read more)

This problem occurred Oct 24, 2020 Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time (3 weeks after daylight savings time came into effect here). The operating system time is correct. I have cleared the cache several times, rebooted and shut down overnight.

A forum site is displaying the correct times. A site displaying weather information uses the correct time; I loaded it just after 3am and the first time it displayed was 6am as expected.

1. A TV guide normally highlights in red programs currently showing; at present it shows programs showing one hour previously. In Google-Chrome no programs are highlighted. I have removed the cookies and that has made no difference. 2. Facebook.com times are one hour late, both the time of posts in the newsfeed and times of notifications.

Asked by terauck 2 months ago

crashing on extention page

i just installed Linux mint a few days ago and it came preinstalled with Firefox everything worked fine. but after noticing it was a few versions behind the latest i upda… (read more)

i just installed Linux mint a few days ago and it came preinstalled with Firefox everything worked fine. but after noticing it was a few versions behind the latest i updated to 82.0. now whenever i go to my extensions page it crashes. it only takes a few seconds and closing the tab after opening doesn't save it from crashing. if i run Firefox in the terminal i get this info: matt@matt-SATELLITE-C855-1W3:~$ firefox ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 2823 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal... matt@matt-SATELLITE-C855-1W3:~$ Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error.

Asked by solidsumo12 2 months ago

Firefox settings do not change the set language

As per the title, if you set any other language in the options than the one already set in the installation.. the general settings do not change their language. Therefore… (read more)

As per the title, if you set any other language in the options than the one already set in the installation.. the general settings do not change their language. Therefore it is recommended to create various file packages containing general settings languages ​​which should be installed as language update packages.

Asked by rninnl5v.hwd 2 months ago

deny google doc to jump into its tab when firefox loading

Hi, When I open my FF - all the pined tab are loading automatically (which is good). B U T - what a google doc tab is finish loading - FF jump into that TAB. How can I … (read more)

Hi,

When I open my FF - all the pined tab are loading automatically (which is good). B U T - what a google doc tab is finish loading - FF jump into that TAB. How can I disable that?

thanks,

Guy.

Asked by GuyC 2 months ago

Inabililty to open file:// URIs on Linux

As the title implies, I am unable to open any local files on Firefox. The tab just keeps loading forever and using up all available memory until it crashes the tab. (the … (read more)

As the title implies, I am unable to open any local files on Firefox. The tab just keeps loading forever and using up all available memory until it crashes the tab. (the browser still remains operational, since the crashing process is a child process of the main browser)

I took a look at the process in GDB and it looks like it's hanging in `read () at /usr/lib/libpthread.so.0`, called from libxul.so. (possibly a spinlock, since it also grinds one of my cpu cores down) I've checked and this problem is not related to my profile, settings, or extensions.

I'm at a complete loss for what to do now to fix this, since I don't have the time or disk space to build a full debug build of Firefox and figure out what's going on.

Asked by Taylor 2 months ago