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OpenH264 fails to install with HTTPS-Only mode enabled

"OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc." plugin will sit in the "will be installed shortly" status forever if you have HTTPS-Only mode enabled. I have been … (read more)

"OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc." plugin will sit in the "will be installed shortly" status forever if you have HTTPS-Only mode enabled. I have been pulling my hair out for the last few days trying to figure out why I couldn't play YouTube or many other sites videos.

Turns out the site that the library is downloaded from has a bad certificate installed: https://ciscobinary.openh264.org/libopenh264-2.3.0-linux64.6.so.bz2

``` Websites prove their identity via certificates. Firefox does not trust this site because it uses a certificate that is not valid for ciscobinary.openh264.org. The certificate is only valid for the following names: a248.e.akamai.net, *.akamaihd-staging.net, *.akamaihd.net, *.akamaized-staging.net, *.akamaized.net

Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN ```

OS: Fedora 36 Firefox Version: 104.0 (64-bit)

Asked by Nickolas Gupton 3 months ago

Answered by Nickolas Gupton 3 months ago

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Bookmark menu visibility loses after opening the links

I'm coming from Chrome to Firefox, one feature where getting distracted is open multiple bookmarks using CTRL/CMD + clicks How Google Chrome works Bookmark menu visibilit… (read more)

I'm coming from Chrome to Firefox, one feature where getting distracted is open multiple bookmarks using CTRL/CMD + clicks

How Google Chrome works Bookmark menu visibility don't lose

How Firefox works Bookmark menu visibility loses

Is there way I can configure this same as Chrome.

Please see the attachment for demo. PS: I'm using latest versions

Asked by Mi 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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Can't log in to Google acc with Firefox DevEd

When I try to log in to any Google "Ecosystem" (i.e Gmail, Youtube etc.) I see it (check screenshot below). I'll use Firefox Developer Edition. In vanilla Firefox and oth… (read more)

When I try to log in to any Google "Ecosystem" (i.e Gmail, Youtube etc.) I see it (check screenshot below). I'll use Firefox Developer Edition. In vanilla Firefox and other browsers, everything works as usual.

Asked by ImmortalDoge 3 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

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Firefox(Non-snap) 104.0 crash on Ubuntu without logs for specific URL

Firefox crashes (tested in troubleshoot mode) for this URL : Link which causes crash https://developers.google.com/android/guides/opensource#java There are no crash log… (read more)

Firefox crashes (tested in troubleshoot mode) for this URL : Link which causes crash https://developers.google.com/android/guides/opensource#java

There are no crash logs generated either (checked in about:crashes) . Attaching a post-crash dialog screenshot

Asked by partha4u21 3 months ago

Answered by partha4u21 3 months ago

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Mailto missing

Mailto is missing from my applications section in Firefox settings. How do I add it back in? I've done an online search but nothing I found worked. I'm having difficulti… (read more)

Mailto is missing from my applications section in Firefox settings. How do I add it back in? I've done an online search but nothing I found worked.

I'm having difficulties adding an image but this is what is listed in my Settings - General - Applications: Under Content Type, I have: Portable Document Format (PDF) Extensible Markup Language (XML) Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) WebP Image AV1 Image File (AVIF)

I tried searching applications for mailto and gmail but I get no returns.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Asked by rfbend 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Import Certificates button not functioning

I am attempting to import server certificates into Firefox. But the "Import" button does nothing when viewing certificates. Any work around? I need to import our serv… (read more)

I am attempting to import server certificates into Firefox. But the "Import" button does nothing when viewing certificates. Any work around? I need to import our server certificates into the Authorities section.

Ubuntu 22.04 Firefox installed through snap. Version 104.0 just upgraded this afternoon.

Thank you, James

Asked by James Finnall 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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PX to pixel display ratio

I use HTML files to create images for a tile based game we play. 6 months ago I was able to create a table with collapsed borders and 0px padding, margins, and borders, … (read more)

I use HTML files to create images for a tile based game we play. 6 months ago I was able to create a table with collapsed borders and 0px padding, margins, and borders, then draw my image with 207 x 207 JPEG TDs in multiple TR rows, then place another GIF image over all the JPEGs with transparent edges. Doing this for a table that was 6 tiles (207px) wide and 4 tiles deep, at ctrl 0, displayed a Firefox combined image that was exactly 1242px x 828px that was completely visible on 24 inch 1920 x 1080 DELL monitor. This allowed me to right click an empty space on my Firefox screen and select Take Screenshot to click on the GIF overlay image and capture that image with all of the tiles that were behind its transparent edges.

For some reason, I have no idea why, my 207px by 207px tile images are now being displayed as 282px by 282px at ctrl 0, and the overall image is now too large to fit on the screen, so taking a screenshot of the proper sized image is no longer possible. For example, at ctrl- ctrl-, the tile images are 221 pixels square, which should be 1326 pixels wide for 6 tiles, but my 1242px wide GIF file displays at 1330 pixels wide, probably due to some kind of rounding error.

I was able to use about:config and change layout.css.devPixelsPerPx from -1.0 to 0.74 and it did solve the problem. But it does so with a lot of warning for changing that default value!

So my question is simple: how does Firefox, on Windows 10, determine its screen pixel to Image px relationship? I need to know what to look at for the proper way to get my px to pixel ratio back to 1 to 1.

This is what the working image looks like while designing the center scoreboard tile https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2022-08-23-13-36-34-2fa67f.png

and this is what the final image looks like when you take a screenshot of the image https://user-media-prod-cdn.itsre-sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2022-08-23-13-36-53-beae42.png

Asked by sandy50 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Why is firefox trash?

Firefox is literally the worst browser now, im so sick of opening a new tab and seeing all these woke ass news on the homepage/ads. uninstalling this total piece of trash… (read more)

Firefox is literally the worst browser now, im so sick of opening a new tab and seeing all these woke ass news on the homepage/ads. uninstalling this total piece of trash, if you use firefox you are [derogatory]

Asked by Noahvance54 3 months ago

Last reply by James 3 months ago

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Cannot drag the scroll slider with touch screen after updating to 104.0

I am using Windows 10. The Firefox on my laptop is just updated to 104.0 and I realised that I can no longer drag the slider of the scrollbar on a webpage with the touch … (read more)

I am using Windows 10. The Firefox on my laptop is just updated to 104.0 and I realised that I can no longer drag the slider of the scrollbar on a webpage with the touch screen of my laptop. I can still drag the sliders of the History sidebar and bookmark library though. Is this change intended? Or is my Firefox profile just messed up after the update?

Thank you.

Asked by beterc 3 months ago

Answered by beterc 3 months ago

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Firefox prefers IPv4 address in a dual-stack environment

Hi, I'm using IPv4 as well as IPv6 addresses in my home network. But Firefox uses always the IPv4 connection when I open a website. When I open the same website in MS Edg… (read more)

Hi,

I'm using IPv4 as well as IPv6 addresses in my home network. But Firefox uses always the IPv4 connection when I open a website. When I open the same website in MS Edge, the IPv6 connection is used.

I've captured the network traffic during opening a website in Firefox, which is reachable over IPv4 and IPv6. First I see two DNS queries (A and AAAA) for the domain name. Both responses containing the correct IP address, and they arrive nearly at the same time at the client. Next I can see the TCP handshake. But it's send between the IPv4 address only. No IPv6 connection was attempted.

When I run the IPv6 test at https://test-ipv6.com, the IPv6 resuls are nearly fine. Only the web browser test says "Your browser has real working IPv6 address - but is avoiding using it."

When I run the same test in MS Edge, all tests are fine.

So it seems that this is not a OS or network issue. It affects Firefox only.

What I've already tried:

  • Disabled all extensions
  • Created a new profile
  • Used the IPv6 address of the website instead of the FQDN -> Works fine.
  • Checked DNS cache of Firefox (about:networking). It contains the IPv4 and IPv6 addresses of the requested websites

I guess that Firefox prefers the A record for some reason. But I've no idea why. Has anybody an idea what could causing this?

Thanks.

Jas Man

Asked by JasMan 3 months ago

Answered by JasMan 3 months ago

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plugshare.com page is missing couple of crucial menu icons

When plugshare.com loads, there is a prominent search box at the top left corner. However it is missing the menu icon (see attached pic) as well as the search icon. This … (read more)

When plugshare.com loads, there is a prominent search box at the top left corner. However it is missing the menu icon (see attached pic) as well as the search icon. This is happening on 2 different machines running Ubuntu 22.04.

Please fix. Google Chrome displays just fine; see attached pic.

Asked by groundie 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Can't import passwords from csv file

Hey all , i made backup via "export passwords" via password tab and i came back to my pc to and tried to import via csv file but when i pick my csv file nothing happens ,… (read more)

Hey all , i made backup via "export passwords" via password tab and i came back to my pc to and tried to import via csv file but when i pick my csv file nothing happens , any ideas ?

Asked by Aiakos 3 months ago

Answered by Aiakos 3 months ago

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Lost work in browser

Firefox update required me to restart Firefox. I was unable to save a bunch of work I had done in a particular tab because Firefox seems to have refused to connect to the… (read more)

Firefox update required me to restart Firefox. I was unable to save a bunch of work I had done in a particular tab because Firefox seems to have refused to connect to the site I was working at until I update. THAT SUCKS!

Asked by Hugh 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Missing "edit" option in bookmarks

I've lost the Edit option in my bookmarks. If I go to bookmarks and select a bookmark the only options I get are "open", "open in private tab" and "delete". No edit opti… (read more)

I've lost the Edit option in my bookmarks. If I go to bookmarks and select a bookmark the only options I get are "open", "open in private tab" and "delete". No edit option. Any help? Thanks Latest 104.1.0 (Build #2015898515),

Asked by Toffer 3 months ago

Answered by Paul 3 months ago

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how do I disable the paused accounts feature in thunderbird

This is in Thunderbird. I have a number of news feeds and they occasionally get stopped or paused. It's annoying. Is there a way to disable this paused account feature in… (read more)

This is in Thunderbird. I have a number of news feeds and they occasionally get stopped or paused. It's annoying. Is there a way to disable this paused account feature in Thunderbird? If I want an account paused, it should be my choice not Thunderbird's.

Asked by terryhollett 3 months ago

Answered by terryhollett 3 months ago

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PDFs are opening in browser AND downloading

In my Firefox settings, I have PDF files set to "Open in Firefox". When I click on a PDF file, Firefox DOES open the PDF in a new browser tab, but the PDF ALSO downloads … (read more)

In my Firefox settings, I have PDF files set to "Open in Firefox".

When I click on a PDF file, Firefox DOES open the PDF in a new browser tab, but the PDF ALSO downloads to my desktop (both!). How can I stop it from downloading?

Asked by gtg254k 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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Search Bar in Home Screen

Hello, I am eyesight impaired. I am having trouble when trying to use the search bar on the home screen. When the search is typed in the home screen it automatically swa… (read more)

Hello, I am eyesight impaired. I am having trouble when trying to use the search bar on the home screen. When the search is typed in the home screen it automatically swaps to the ADDRESS BAR SEARCH. The text is so small I cannot see it very well as a result my typos are abundant, very frustrating. Using the home search bar rather than the address bar I can control the size of the text and use it with no problems. At some point this home search bar function changed, I have tried to use the address bar in place of the home search bar but as I said, it is too small to see. It also makes it almost impossible if you want to search a valid link instead of going to the link because the address bar interprets it as a link and just goes to it, also frustrating. I see a lot of talk about this issue but I don't see any final correction. Is there some way someone could put an effort into this issue for us diminished septuagenarian programmers from the days of old? Thanks in advance, Jim

Asked by RIPPER 3 months ago

Answered by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 3 months ago

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I can't type linebreaks (Enter does not work) in textboxes

On any site I have tried (including this one right now) the Enter button of my digital keyboard does nothing. I am on a Kindle Fire HD 8 (7th generation). The Enter butto… (read more)

On any site I have tried (including this one right now) the Enter button of my digital keyboard does nothing. I am on a Kindle Fire HD 8 (7th generation). The Enter button works just fine in other apps, and worked in the browser apps I used before Firefox. I just checked and it's still working in the native Silk browser.

Asked by blay.paul 3 months ago

Answered by blay.paul 3 months ago