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Opt into collection for interaction data, but not for technical data

This is in regard to the privacy settings under about:preferences#privacy > 'Allow firefox to send technical & interaction data to Mozilla' where I'm willing to o… (read more)

This is in regard to the privacy settings under about:preferences#privacy > 'Allow firefox to send technical & interaction data to Mozilla' where I'm willing to opt into just interaction data, but not willing give my technical data, because of the temporary collection of my IP address. Due to this, I have to opt it out completely & unfortunately couldn't contribute to mozilla's data collection stats. If there's anyway to split those separately, would be better.

Thank you, Prince Cooper

Asked by Prince Cooper 4 weeks ago

Last reply by RobertJ 4 weeks ago

Suggestion on cookie display screen

I am probably treading a fine line between security and confusion. When viewing the stored cookies I am perplexed why the window is so "Small". (See picture) file:///home… (read more)

I am probably treading a fine line between security and confusion.

When viewing the stored cookies I am perplexed why the window is so "Small".

(See picture)

file:///home/me/Pictures/Screenshot%20from%202022-07-21%2017-13-04.png

Why can't it be made bigger / full screen?

Just asking.

Asked by teeny_weeny 3 weeks ago

[78 ESR @ Debian 10] BrokenPipeError right after launch

Linux Debian 10 (kernel 4.4.95+) | XFCE 4.12 | Firefox 78.15.0esr The browser doesn't launch right after installation. When trying to execute from terminal, this happens:… (read more)

Linux Debian 10 (kernel 4.4.95+) | XFCE 4.12 | Firefox 78.15.0esr

The browser doesn't launch right after installation. When trying to execute from terminal, this happens:


█████████████ : /$ firefox (firefox-esr:17158): Gtk-WARNING **: █████████ : Locale not supported by C library. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Using the fallback 'C' locale. [17158, Main Thread] WARNING: failed to open shm: Permission denied: file /build/firefox-esr-A7huZA/firefox-esr-78.15.0esr/ipc/chromium/src/base/shared_memory_posix.cc, line 246 Segmentation fault █████████████ : /$ Exception ignored in: <_io.TextIOWrapper name='<stdout>' mode='w' encoding='utf-8'> BrokenPipeError: [Errno 32] Broken pipe


(and then it hangs). Can someone help please? I've no idea why it doesn't work :(

Asked by ~ BakaFox ~ 1 day ago

Resize Handles in Flatpak version of Firefox

In the Flatpak version of Firefox 103.0.2 the resize handles do not appear when you hover over any of the 4 edges of the firefox window unless you hold down the left mous… (read more)

In the Flatpak version of Firefox 103.0.2 the resize handles do not appear when you hover over any of the 4 edges of the firefox window unless you hold down the left mouse button, then they appear, but you have to get the mouse pointer just right before pressing the left mouse button. I notice on several forums that this has been like this for the last 2 months, are the team at Mozilla working on a fix, cheers

Asked by Tezzajg 2 hours ago

Cannot log in to firefox account from Firefox

Guys, How crappy can this sh. be? I have to use Konqueror to log in to firefox account. Your website reports "cookies disabled", even when every effing thing has been ena… (read more)

Guys,

How crappy can this sh. be? I have to use Konqueror to log in to firefox account. Your website reports "cookies disabled", even when every effing thing has been enabled! I cannot use your product and have to use someone else's to log in to your effing website!? Not only this POS srashes EVERY EFFING DAY, now I cannot even log in with it?!

SRSLY?! Konqueror is better? And you are surprised you lose market share?

Asked by antymat+firefox 1 hour ago

Last reply by Paul 1 hour ago

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upload box wacky shows wacky ordering of files

firefox upload box shows file ordered by "modified". these files are in a different order than those displayed by Nemo. The files are all created at approximately the sam… (read more)

firefox upload box shows file ordered by "modified". these files are in a different order than those displayed by Nemo. The files are all created at approximately the same moment. Nemo orders them correctly file1, file 2, file 3 etc.

Asked by degilder 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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bookmarks icon unchanged

Hi bookmarks icon in toolbar stopped indicating if a page was bookmarked. Previously if viewing a bookmarked page it would become blue. Now its color remains unchanged? A… (read more)

Hi

bookmarks icon in toolbar stopped indicating if a page was bookmarked. Previously if viewing a bookmarked page it would become blue. Now its color remains unchanged?

Any thoughts, Thanks Abas.

Asked by ab2qik 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Clod tabs from old device exists but does not available

Hello! Few minutes ago my laptop (Dell Inspiron 5479) crashed. That`s not a FFs fault. But after that all my sessions, bookmarks and (a lot of) tabs disappeared. Btw in s… (read more)

Hello! Few minutes ago my laptop (Dell Inspiron 5479) crashed. That`s not a FFs fault. But after that all my sessions, bookmarks and (a lot of) tabs disappeared. Btw in search field I see suggestions from old profile, which I also once lost. How can I get access to those tabs? My current device name like tim-dell-FF-nigtly. Phantom device name is tim-manjaro-dell, but I even can`t see it in devices list. (Sorry for my English)

Asked by Тимур 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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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 1 year ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 1 year ago

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When clicking on an email link, it goes into infinite "tabs" loop -- Still!

This has been an ongoing bug with FF; I found search results here that are a decade old! And it's a big bug! Here's why: Unit: Linux Mint 20-C on a Vivobook using FF 80… (read more)

This has been an ongoing bug with FF; I found search results here that are a decade old! And it's a big bug! Here's why: Unit: Linux Mint 20-C on a Vivobook using FF 80.0.1 (64-bit) 1: about:preferences > Applications > mailto > Firefox 2: about:preferences > Startup > Restore previous session 3: I have no other browser on my laptop (which is where this occurred).

In testing by clicking an email link, it went into that new tab open loop (at a rate of about 2 tabs per second), because what is now obvious, is FF browser cannot be an email client; at least, not as it is, and has been. I tried to launch it in a variety of ways (e.g. private; restart with add-ons disabled), but no matter what, the loop would reopen the browser, and continue the loop. I had to restart my laptop in safe mode just to use it.

So, I uninstalled FF and reinstalled it, launched it, and again it immediately looped uncontrolled. So, I again booted in safe mode, uninstalled FF, deleted all FF associated folders on my laptop, then reinstalled it. Fixed! Wow, that's just about as buggy as a computer can get! As the only browser, this created a serious conundrum. Thankfully I'm on Linux so I could install another browser brand if need be.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-repeatedly-opens-empty-tabs-or-windows

I finally found this page, after the fact, but this issue should not be a problem to begin with: Bug! Filing a bug report has been done multiple times over the last decade, with no resolution, so why do it again? Logic dictates that If this bug cannot be fixed, just eliminate this as a choice in the next version. Using FF (synced) on 4 different devices, I had to check them all and undo that setting! Fair warning to all. And most will not be as determined to stay with FF; they'll uninstall it, quietly, and just use another browser. FYI

Asked by Monk of YHVH 1 year ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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Developer.Android.Com Website messed-up

Hi, has anyone encountered this problem also? The website https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/manifest/application-element display is messed-up. Please check the … (read more)

Hi, has anyone encountered this problem also? The website https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/manifest/application-element display is messed-up. Please check the attached images. I'm running Firefox 81.0.2 (64-bit) on Ubuntu.

Asked by rslaranjo 1 year ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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On Ubuntu, when putting middle button, Firefox swap me immediatly into new tab. Or I want just opening new tab but not going into it.

Dear Sir, It happen to me recently, when I put on middle button, Firefox sent me directly on new tab just opened. Or I want stay on the main search page(primary tab). I … (read more)

Dear Sir,

It happen to me recently, when I put on middle button, Firefox sent me directly on new tab just opened. Or I want stay on the main search page(primary tab). I try to do Firefox Reset, Restart with Add-ons disable, Clear startup cache... Nothing. Especially, It happen to me when Firefox account is connected. All my computer do the same. I set up a new Ubuntu and install a new Firefox, but no account connected. I work correctly.

Best Regards. Sri

Asked by L Jacson 1 year ago

Last reply by L Jacson 1 year ago

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Automatic Updates

When I am using firefox, it often updates without need nor request of my consent, whenever this happens, I become unable to use firefox whatsoever until it is shut down a… (read more)

When I am using firefox, it often updates without need nor request of my consent, whenever this happens, I become unable to use firefox whatsoever until it is shut down and restarted completely, losing me all my private windows and any un-finalized data entered in my non-private pages. This is unacceptable to me, and I have tried to turn it off in settings, however, under the "firefox updates" heading, it only lists a version number. It seems that it used to have an option to force requests for updates, but it's no longer there. I have also read that others used that option but while it requested consent, it went ahead anyway until told no. It doesn't take a recontextualization into a legal or sexual scenario to see how scummy this behavior is, as it is readily apparent. If this kind of "windows 10" style update is all mozilla can offer me, I will happily switch to ungoogled chromium, however if there is a way to make it so updates can only happen when I click yes on update then I would much prefer to stick with firefox as it has been my favored browser for my entire life. Any help is much appreciated, thank you for your time.

Asked by Tedbluefire 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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SSL Errors since update to v84

Hey All, I've seen a few instances of SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_HASH_ALGORITHM since the last update. https://www.loot.co.za/ is one notable example. The same site opens fine… (read more)

Hey All,

I've seen a few instances of SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_HASH_ALGORITHM since the last update.

https://www.loot.co.za/ is one notable example. The same site opens fine on Chromium 87.

I've been looking around but have not been able to find what's causing it, it's not even mentioned in the documentation.

So far I've tried switching right down to TLS 1.1 via flags to no avail.

OS: Fedora 33 Workstation Firefox: 84.0.1 (64-bit)

Any ideas?

Asked by SytheZN 1 year ago

Last reply by SytheZN 1 year ago