Firefix home page wont'load, remains blank

I'm using Firefox browser on Linux mint, my Firefox homepage which is the default option wont load and remain blank no matter what. What should I do, please help. I reall… (read more)

I'm using Firefox browser on Linux mint, my Firefox homepage which is the default option wont load and remain blank no matter what. What should I do, please help. I really need it.

Asked by ayush.ram691 1 hour ago

Last reply by ayush.ram691 15 minutes ago

tabs restart

When Firefox has been running for some time it becomes very unresponsive. This is a very well known and very longstanding problem. The only solution is to simply restart … (read more)

When Firefox has been running for some time it becomes very unresponsive. This is a very well known and very longstanding problem. The only solution is to simply restart Firefox. Unfortunately, if one has multiple tabs open, restarting Firefox will not reload those opened tabs. This is a gigantic PITA as this user usually has more than ten tabs open, many with various and sundry search results. Which I then have to laboriously open new tabs for and re-enter all the different search terms.

Is there any way to restart Firefox WITH those tabs ?!?!??!?!

After more than ten very satisfactory years of Firefox use do I really have to switch to another browser that doesn't require constant restarts and pray that I can find equivalent privacy and ad-blocking extensions ?

Asked by ops2048 16 minutes ago

Malicious link

Whenever I open firefox lately, my virus catcher (Kespersky) comes up with this message "Malicious link Blocked flplayer" I have scanned the computer for this file but it… (read more)

Whenever I open firefox lately, my virus catcher (Kespersky) comes up with this message "Malicious link Blocked flplayer" I have scanned the computer for this file but it does not show up. I am running windows 10 Has anyone else had this problem and know how to remove it

Asked by tonedeaf 8 hours ago

Last reply by tonedeaf 19 minutes ago

A VPN-Like add-on

I recently installed an add-on, beginning with the letter M. It's believe it's fairly new and behaves like a vpn and proxy in many ways but isn't. Well I accidentally del… (read more)

I recently installed an add-on, beginning with the letter M. It's believe it's fairly new and behaves like a vpn and proxy in many ways but isn't. Well I accidentally deleted it and REALLY want to find it again. Can anybody help?

Asked by twistedvincent 8 hours ago

Last reply by twistedvincent 3 hours ago

incorrect password

I'm trying to log in from a different machine than my usual one. Firefox says I am using the incorrect password. I have quadruple checked the spelling of my user name … (read more)

I'm trying to log in from a different machine than my usual one. Firefox says I am using the incorrect password. I have quadruple checked the spelling of my user name (email address) and my primary password. I am definitely entering them correctly on the new machine yet firefox insists it is wrong. I checked the password in the account settings of my usual machine, under "accounts.firefox" on Firefox's Lockwise (aka logins & passwords) page and indeed I am using the correct email & password. I also searched my email to make sure that I did not change my password and forgot that I had done so. So how can this be?

Asked by KalaDude 1 hour ago

Is there a way to get Firefox to stop asking for smart card PIV/CCID/OpenPGP PINs on startup?

I've been trying to figure out if there is a way to stop Firefox from continually asking for the PINs to smartcards that it discovers through p11-kit-proxy with pcscd. E… (read more)

I've been trying to figure out if there is a way to stop Firefox from continually asking for the PINs to smartcards that it discovers through p11-kit-proxy with pcscd. Everytime I start firefox I am currently unloading the module to prevent Firefox from asking me for the PINs to smartcards it does not need access to

Asked by thesunistoolong 3 hours ago

cllections

I was wanting to create a collection under general heading like " Accounts" then have sub collections like gas, electric each in the same collection. Kind of like having … (read more)

I was wanting to create a collection under general heading like " Accounts" then have sub collections like gas, electric each in the same collection. Kind of like having an accounts folder then inside that folder have separate folders each for a different Utility. Can I do that with firefox browser collections. Sorry if my question is not clear or silly. Thank you in advance for reading this and replying.

Asked by dd838p 4 hours 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 4 hours ago

Every time I open Firefox it acts like it's my first time

Every time I open Firefox it acts like it's my first time. It asks me to log in, forgets any bookmarks I created, forgets the home page I set...everything. This computer … (read more)

Every time I open Firefox it acts like it's my first time. It asks me to log in, forgets any bookmarks I created, forgets the home page I set...everything. This computer is less than a month old; the first thing I did with it was add Firefox. But if it can't remember anything, I'll be forced to switch to Chrome. Can anybody help me?

Asked by whatsitsgalore1 1 week ago

Last reply by whatsitsgalore1 4 hours ago

Address bar search and suggestions not working

I updated firefox with the Update Manager in Linux Mint to version "82.0+linuxmint4+ulyana". The address bar doesn't give any suggestions (for example when partially typ… (read more)

I updated firefox with the Update Manager in Linux Mint to version "82.0+linuxmint4+ulyana".

The address bar doesn't give any suggestions (for example when partially typing "you", "youtube.com" used to show up) and search doesn't go to google search anymore. If I enter just one word as the search term and press enter, it takes 5-6 seconds and I am taken to that website (for example searching "facebook" takes me to facebook.com). Searching something gibberish like "asdasd" takes me to a page to buy that domain). Searching something with a space in it like "asd asd" and pressing enter doesn't do anything. Even clicking the "Go" arrow doesnt do anything.

My history is there in the histroy tab and all the suggestions options in preferences are already set.

Asked by prateek.saini.1999 5 hours ago

Last reply by prateek.saini.1999 4 hours ago

Blank page facebook

My Facebook page is blank in Firefox. I have purged cookies and cache. I have purged Firefox from my computer totally and reinstalled and the problem persists. Safe-mode … (read more)

My Facebook page is blank in Firefox. I have purged cookies and cache. I have purged Firefox from my computer totally and reinstalled and the problem persists. Safe-mode does not help. I can see Facebook fine with chromium. It is a Ubuntu 20.04 system.

Asked by cangas.oz 3 days ago

Last reply by cangas.oz 5 hours ago

corrupted update

10/20/20 I clicked on the update button last night - running 81.0, and the update was for 81.0.2. When I went to open the browser all that I got was a line at the top … (read more)

10/20/20

I clicked on the update button last night - running 81.0, and the update was for 81.0.2. When I went to open the browser all that I got was a line at the top - FF would not open. I backed up the profile, and did a clean install. When I finally got the backed up profile installed, it opened properly once and everything was there. When I opened it again, no book marks, and none of the buttons worked. FF didn't close properly, and I had to use Task Manager to shut down.

I ended up downloading the beta version, and it's worked just fine. The original profile works, so all bookmarks are there.

I see that FF released 82.0 this morning. Is it safe to try to install it, or is the beta version that I installed last night really 82, just hours before it was officially released?

Asked by finepoint 15 hours ago

Last reply by finepoint 6 hours ago

Scripts

Now that i have v. 81.0.2 64-Bit, the first time I opened it today i saw one of those yellow bars at the top that said that there was a script on the page. Since my emai… (read more)

Now that i have v. 81.0.2 64-Bit, the first time I opened it today i saw one of those yellow bars at the top that said that there was a script on the page. Since my email program SeaMonkey was opened too, that seemed to run busy as well as Firefox. When am I going to be able to open these programs without this business of scripts running. Neither program pays any attention to the option to stop scripts.

Asked by tightpurchaser 3 days ago

Last reply by tightpurchaser 3 days ago

Malware just by Downloading a File

I was trying to download Android-x86, which, apparently, nowadays, has become a little shady (too many ads, etc.); so, I chose to download from the "osdn.net" mirror, as … (read more)

I was trying to download Android-x86, which, apparently, nowadays, has become a little shady (too many ads, etc.); so, I chose to download from the "osdn.net" mirror, as the FossHub one just gave me "403 forbidden" errors. So I chose the file and clicked to download it; then the confirmation popup appeared, and it said the file was coming from "xtom.com" (I'm looking at it now from the Firefox Library, but I don't think that was the website... It was something else, I think...). A little while after the download started, the whole computer drastically slowed down, and I couldn't open the download tab in Firefox, I could open everything else, for example, the Bookmarks menu or the Overflow Menu, but, specifically, not the Downloads tab. It then finished, and I promptly deleted the downloaded file on Explorer. The Download tab still wouldn't open; then I restarted Firefox. When I opened the download library, lots of items are shuffled in position.

Could I be infected by a Malware just from downloading a file? I didn't even open it. But the behavior is so strange...

Asked by Guilherme Sbragia 6 hours ago

getpocket tabs fail to open

When I open all my bookmarks (I have over 200 tabs), the articles from getpocket tend to fail. In previous versions of Firefox, when I opened a huge number of tabs, the C… (read more)

When I open all my bookmarks (I have over 200 tabs), the articles from getpocket tend to fail.

In previous versions of Firefox, when I opened a huge number of tabs, the CPU would max out even after waiting several hours.

I installed Peter Simonyi's addon which opens tabs slowly and it works, but this addon is not actively monitored by Firefox.

When the latest version of Firefox came out, I was really happy because the 100% CPU problem went away, but to my dismay most of the getpocket articles failed to load.

Asked by dj_edgy 7 hours ago

How can I prevent ff from offering to wait or stop a web page that is "slowing" my pc?

I don't care if something in slowing things down. That is better than ff freezing EVERY time it make this offer. If I feel things slowing down I'm smart enough to shut do… (read more)

I don't care if something in slowing things down. That is better than ff freezing EVERY time it make this offer. If I feel things slowing down I'm smart enough to shut down programs or pages. How can I prevent this fff (yes f ff) tool from running.

Asked by lolaiii 11 hours ago

Last reply by lolaiii 8 hours ago

Firefox version 76.0.1 (64-bit) will no long log into https://workforcenow.adp.com

I have been using Firefox to log into the ADP site ever since my company changed to them. Firefox version 76.0.1 (64-bit) will no long log into https://workforcenow.adp.c… (read more)

I have been using Firefox to log into the ADP site ever since my company changed to them.

Firefox version 76.0.1 (64-bit) will no long log into https://workforcenow.adp.com

Not sure if this was after an update or not. It has worked until a few days ago. Chrome and IE works, but not FF.

ADP gives no errors, just comes back to the same login screen.

Curt

Asked by KidByte 12 hours ago

Last reply by KidByte 9 hours ago

What is the CSS Code to remove this context menu?

Hello, What is the CSS code that I have to add to the UserChrome file to remove the following context menu item added by the "Multi Account Containers" extension? Thanks … (read more)

Hello,

What is the CSS code that I have to add to the UserChrome file to remove the following context menu item added by the "Multi Account Containers" extension?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Malice 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Malice 9 hours ago

Firefox will not open

Having a problem getting Firefox to open. When you try to click on it it looks like it wants to open, but the homepage is blank. When I try to log in the page stays bla… (read more)

Having a problem getting Firefox to open. When you try to click on it it looks like it wants to open, but the homepage is blank. When I try to log in the page stays blank. I can see the menu bar but none of the choices will open. I have uninstalled and reinstalled multiple times, each time removing any and all Firefox folders. Still will not open. Followed the steps for a clean install, no change. The last time I was downloading Firefox I received my first error message: c:\windows\system32\msvcp140.dll error message I get no other error messages, the home page stays blank. Any suggestions on what to try?

Asked by bozelley 1 day ago

Last reply by bozelley 10 hours ago