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Firefox is not setting my location correctly on a desktop, Android cell phone is fine

I have Firefox on Windows, Linux, and Android. Anytime I use Firefox on a desktop, it sends me to Tornado Alley in Kansas. However, I am not in Kansas, and I don't have d… (read more)

I have Firefox on Windows, Linux, and Android. Anytime I use Firefox on a desktop, it sends me to Tornado Alley in Kansas. However, I am not in Kansas, and I don't have dog named Toto either. I am in the Detroit area. If I use other browsers, I don't have this problem. It only happens on desktop computers. On my cell phone it shows the correct location. I have already done the simple troubleshooting measure (for a year now: clearing cache, uninstall, reinstall, etc...) and NOTHING removes me from this Tornado Alley, Kansas location on the Firefox browser. If I use Chrome, Opera, Edge, etc... I don't get this problem. It must be something in the Firefox program.

Asked by tigerprowlusa 6 days ago

Last reply by tigerprowlusa 5 days ago

Arrow keys not working like normal

Twice in the past 2-3 weeks I have had to restart the computer, Linux Mint 21.2 Firefox 124(when updated in the past couple of days), due to the mouse freezing up and not… (read more)

Twice in the past 2-3 weeks I have had to restart the computer, Linux Mint 21.2 Firefox 124(when updated in the past couple of days), due to the mouse freezing up and not being able to move the mouse on the screen. That's not the current problem, but it might help direct things to the final solution.

After the most recent reboot last night now I'm having a rather problem. The up/down arrow keys are no longer scroll me up and down a webpage like they always have in the past. Instead of doing smooth scrolling like they always use to, now they are scrolling me up and down the links on a web page. For example, if I were to be on youtube it would first want to scroll me down the left side links before taking me through each and every video link, when the page goes to load in more videos than it wants to go back and scroll me down the left side links again. It acts like it is taking me through the html code, line by line, instead of scrolling me smoothly down the webpage. The only way I can scroll smoothly down the webpage is to use the mouse on the scrollbar on the right side. It does this both in normal mode and in Troubleshooting Mode.

I have checked and beret scrolling is false as well as beret_shortcut. Use autoscrolling, use smooth scrolling, show scrollbars and always underline links are all clicked on. Always use the cursor keys to navigate within pages is unclicked. I have tried different changes between clicking on and unclicking those options with no change being noticed.

How can I get this back to the way it used to run?

Asked by nayrdrofwarc 3 hours ago

Last reply by nayrdrofwarc 15 minutes ago

Firefox Unexpectedly Closes Without Crash Reports When Switching Between Tabs

Dear Firefox Support Team, I am experiencing an issue with Firefox where it unexpectedly closes without any warning or generating a crash dialogue. This issue occurs whe… (read more)

Dear Firefox Support Team,

I am experiencing an issue with Firefox where it unexpectedly closes without any warning or generating a crash dialogue. This issue occurs when switching between any tabs, not exclusively ones with active media content such as YouTube, as previously suspected. This problem has persisted across multiple instances, without a discernible pattern or specific tab content causing the issue.

    • Firefox Version:** 124.0.2
    • Operating System:** Ubuntu 23.10, Linux 6.5.0-27-generic
    • Extensions/Themes:** [Provide a list of enabled extensions, or note if the issue persists in Safe Mode]
    • Recent Changes:** [Mention any recent system or Firefox updates]
    • Graphics Card:** NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, Driver Version 535.161.07
    • Steps to Reproduce:**

1. Open Firefox with multiple tabs. 2. Switch between various tabs. 3. Observe that Firefox occasionally closes unexpectedly without any crash report dialogue.

    • Attempted Solutions:**

- Checked `about:crashes` with no submitted crash reports found. - Monitored for errors using the Browser Console but found nothing consistently leading to the issue. - Attempted running Firefox in Safe Mode to rule out extension-related issues. - Disabled hardware acceleration to see if it impacts the occurrence, with no change.

    • Relevant Logs and IDs:**

- **Crash IDs:** N/A as no crash reports have been generated. - **Console Errors:** No specific errors noted that correlate directly with the issue. - **about:support Data(sanitised):**Name: Firefox Version: 124.0.2 Build ID: 20240401114208 Distribution ID: mozilla-deb Update Channel: release User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:124.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/124.0 OS: Linux 6.5.0-27-generic OS Theme: Generic Application Binary: /usr/lib/firefox/firefox-bin Profile Directory: [Generic Profile Directory] Build Configuration: about:buildconfig Memory Use: about:memory Performance: about:processes Registered Service Workers: about:serviceworkers Multiprocess Windows: 1/1 Fission Windows: 1/1 Enabled by default Remote Processes: 14 Enterprise Policies: Inactive Google Location Service Key: Found Google Safebrowsing Key: Found Mozilla Location Service Key: Found Safe Mode: false Memory Size (RAM): 15.4 GB Disk Space Available: 1,468 GB Profiles: about:profiles

All Crash Reports: [No specific report ID]

Firefox Features - Firefox Screenshots: 39.0.1 - Form Autofill: 1.0.1 - Picture-In-Picture: 1.0.0 - Web Compatibility Interventions: 123.1.0 - WebCompat Reporter: 2.0.0

Add-ons [General categories without specific IDs] - Extensions: [List of extension types and general function, e.g., "Password Manager", "Dark Mode", without specific names or versions] - Themes: [Generic theme information]

Graphics - Features: [General graphics capabilities] - WebGL 1 & 2 Driver Information: [Generic GPU information, e.g., "NVIDIA GeForce Series", without specific model or driver version]

Remote Experiments: [Generalized experiment status]

Accessibility: [General state, e.g., "Activated: false"]

Library Versions - NSPR: 4.35 - NSS: 3.98 - NSSSMIME: 3.98 - NSSSSL: 3.98 - NSSUTIL: 3.98

Sandbox: [General sandboxing status]

Startup Cache - Disk Cache Path: [Generic Path] - Ignore Disk Cache: false - Found Disk Cache on Init: true - Wrote to Disk Cache: false

Internationalization & Localization: [General locale settings]

Remote Debugging (Chromium Protocol): [General status]

Printing: [General troubleshooting status]

This problem significantly disrupts my browsing experience, and I have not found a consistent workaround. Any insights or assistance you can provide would be greatly appreciated. Please let me know if further details are needed or if there are any diagnostic steps I can take to help resolve this issue.

Thank you for your time and help,

Asked by james294 3 days ago

Downloading files from chat in Meta Messenger

Lately, when I try to download different files like .docx, .pptx, etc., Firefox always downloads files with a .pdf extension. I tried it in a different browser, and the p… (read more)

Lately, when I try to download different files like .docx, .pptx, etc., Firefox always downloads files with a .pdf extension. I tried it in a different browser, and the problem does not occur there. Of course, the files are the same in binary terms, so when I change the extension, everything is fine, but it is annoying. What is wrong?

Firefox version 124.0.2-1 latest/stable OS: Ubuntu 23.10 Kernel: Linux 6.5.0-26-generic

Asked by Krystian Madej 3 days ago

Unable to access one of my accounts on https site for security reasons due to a blockage by Mozilla

Actually my problem was solved. It came from the fact that following a maintenance intervention on the servers of the https site where my account was located, and access … (read more)

Actually my problem was solved. It came from the fact that following a maintenance intervention on the servers of the https site where my account was located, and access to which was blocked by Mozilla, the automatic updating of certificates had not worked. Which the site technicians resolved following a request I sent to them.

Asked by Daniel Astier 2 days ago

Firefox session memory was lost in the old version

Currently, I use Firefox version: 116.0.2 on Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS. I encountered a phenomenon like this: When I logged in to the application, in the tab I was workin… (read more)

Currently, I use Firefox version: 116.0.2 on Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS.

I encountered a phenomenon like this:

  • When I logged in to the application, in the tab I was working on, the Firefox session memory was lost (don't open new tabs)

What is the cause of this phenomenon? How can I fix it?

Asked by HIEN LE THI THUY 1 day ago