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firefox 91 tabs always crashing with ebay

Hello since i've upgraded to firefox91, i've got a tab crash each time i go to ebay.fr. The message is : "Gah. Your tab just crashed." I've submitted the bug report : ee0… (read more)

Hello since i've upgraded to firefox91, i've got a tab crash each time i go to ebay.fr. The message is : "Gah. Your tab just crashed."

I've submitted the bug report : ee05d71c-a653-4c91-9094-42ea10210821 I've been able to produce the problem only with ebay.fr and ebay.com. The problem does also occur in troubleshooting mode. clearing the cache does not help.

System is linux fedora up to date

Suggestions and help are welcome to solve the problem...

Asked by philippe.ventrillon 3 weeks ago

Answered by philippe.ventrillon 2 weeks ago

Can't record audio in whatsapp web in Firefox

I am unable to record audio in whatsapp web in Firefox. After granting microphone permission, when the record button is clicked, it starts recording and immediately stops… (read more)

I am unable to record audio in whatsapp web in Firefox. After granting microphone permission, when the record button is clicked, it starts recording and immediately stops automatically. It works fine in other browsers, so I guessed it might be a problem with Firefox. I am using Fedora 34 and have Firefox 91.0. Thanks for the help!

Asked by sinadinshan66 3 weeks ago

Last reply by sinadinshan66 3 weeks ago

Authentications problems on Amazon with Firefox 90.0.2 for Linux

Greetings I use Firefox on Fedora 34 Linux. This is a good quality desktop system, less than a year old. This is my daily driver but I also have a laptop running windo… (read more)

Greetings I use Firefox on Fedora 34 Linux. This is a good quality desktop system, less than a year old. This is my daily driver but I also have a laptop running windows 10 and Firefox.

A couple weeks ago I did a normal system update which included Firefox version 90.0.2. Since that update I have been unable to access my account on Amazon. I can bring up the Amazon web page and I can login as myself. The problem is that I can't put anything in my cart. I get an error page that says "Sorry something went wrong on our end." In the browser console I see an error, "HTTP/2 503 Service Unavailable". I can sometimes view my cart, but most often I can't. Also, when I click on my account information, I get another error page that says, "Sorry we couldn't find that page." The browser console shows a number of "503 Service Unavailable errors", but the last line shows this error (in it's entirety). "GET https://www.amazon.com/gp/css/homepage.html?ref_=nav_AccountFlyout_ya [HTTP/2 404 Forbidden 215ms]. So, basically I can browse products, but I can't order anything or change any of my account information using Firefox.

So, even though I am logged in, I am being denied access to my account information, including ordering.

These are the things I tried to mitigate the probem.

Cleared browser cache Cleared all cookies and data for Amazon Tried different security settings Reverted to all default settings for browser Removed Firefox with the dnf utility and deleted all residual Firefox directories that I could find, including in my home directory Reinstalled Firefox 90.0.2 from Fedora 34 repository

The same problem persists. I get exactly the same behavior. There is no problem using Chrome on the same Linux machine. This is my workaround. There is no problem using Firefox 90.0.2 on my Windows 10 laptop. I only see the problem in Firefox on my Linux desktop which is less than a year old and gives me no other problems what-so-ever.

So far I have not found this or a similar problem on any other website, only Amazon.

I added a screenshot of the last entries in my browser console log which may or may not help.

Thanks for listening.

Asked by john.mohr 1 month ago

Last reply by john.mohr 1 month ago

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Fedora 34, Ffx 'new window' brings up all my initial tabs. How to fix this

In Windows 10, when I hit 'new window' it brings up a browser with only 1 tab. In Fedora 34 Ffx when I hit 'new window' it brings up all my 5 initial startup tabs. I don'… (read more)

In Windows 10, when I hit 'new window' it brings up a browser with only 1 tab. In Fedora 34 Ffx when I hit 'new window' it brings up all my 5 initial startup tabs. I don't want this. I want it to behave the way it does in Windows 10. Any way to fix this? https://imgur.com/ovKf0Sx Why is this behavior different in Fedora 34 Linux?

Is the a Ffx add-on extension plug-in that fixes this? If yes, let me know. Thx.

Asked by jaiamma@gmail.com 2 months ago

Answered by jaiamma@gmail.com 2 months ago

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trying to recognize FF as default on Fedora 33

Step to Reproduce: 1. Start the browser. You can do so directly or by opening a file that starts FF. Actuality: This alert appears: "Default Browser" in title bar, in bod… (read more)

Step to Reproduce: 1. Start the browser. You can do so directly or by opening a file that starts FF.

Actuality:

This alert appears: "Default Browser" in title bar, in body "Firefox is not currently set as your default browser. Would you like to make it your default browser?" (with "Always perform this check when starting Firefox." precheckmarked)) with buttons "Not now" (nondefault button) and "Use Firefox as my default browser" (default button). I click the default button but the problem repeats next time anyway.

FF is always my default browser. My preference is already set for it to be the default (FF > hamburger menu > Preferences > General > Startup > Always Check if Firefox is Your Default Browser is already checkmarked), my distro (Fedora 33 > Gnome 3.38.3 > Settings app > Default Applications > Web) has it as the default, ctrl-clicking a linked URL in LibreOffice Writer opens FF with that URL in the address bar, and I always approve the alert to make it my default. It still asks.

FF was my default browser. It came with Fedora 32 and I kept Fedora evergreen so that now it's F33 and still evergreen. Recently, I removed and reinstalled FF, via Fedora's Software app for both steps and setting largely the same prefs as before.

Applying https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/make-firefox-your-default-browser and https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/setting-firefox-default-browser-does-not-work didn't solve it. FF > hamburger menu > Preferences > General > Startup > Always Check if Firefox is Your Default Browser is checkmarked, but exiting and restarting FF doesn't solve it. Under that, it continuously says "Firefox is not your default browser". Clicking the "Make Default…" button changes the button's shade but no dialog appears (although that's what "…" portends) and nothing else happens. Uncheckmarking the option and clicking the button recheckmarks the option, but still nothing happpens. I have Chromium 88.0.4324.150 (Developer Build) Fedora Project (64-bit) and Tor 10.0.8 but neither one is the default browser (Chromium upon starting says on the initial screen it isn't and Tor says it isn't in about:preferences) and I use them less, Favorites bar > Show Applications > "browser" (without quote marks) doesn't bring up any other browsers, and I don't think I have any other browsers on the laptop.

This happpens consistently. I don't remember when it began, but not long ago.

Possibly relevant: https://github.com/xhorak/firefox-devedition-flatpak/issues/77

Expectation: If consistent with the pref, recognize that FF is the default.

What should I try next?

Asked by Nick_Levinson 7 months ago

Last reply by Nick_Levinson 7 months ago

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After an update, Firefox no longer properly displays certain character sets

Recently Firefox asked me to close so it could restart and install an update, and when it came back, it wasn't properly displaying a number of character sets for which I … (read more)

Recently Firefox asked me to close so it could restart and install an update, and when it came back, it wasn't properly displaying a number of character sets for which I have the proper fonts installed. Sorry for the vagueness as to when this was, but I'm not sure. The attached table of letters from Wikipedia's article on the Phoenician alphabet gives a great illustration of the problem I'm having. All of these characters used to display.

The fonts work fine outside of Firefox. But the problem isn't limited to Wikipedia, as shown in the next screenshot from Tatoeba. And there are other, non-Semitic letters that I've also suddenly started having problems with - I think they're all the kind that a typical Unicode font might not support, leading me to wonder if Firefox is properly looking for another font, and it doesn't seem so, but I've had difficulty trying to fix this in settings and haven't found any threads here or elsewhere about how I might do so.

Asked by koyenes 11 months ago

Answered by koyenes 11 months ago

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After upgrade to firefox 71 I can only open links from some applications

I'm on Fedora 31. Firefox was recently upgraded to 71.0 and I find a weird pattern in trying to open links from applications - possibly related to Slack: If firefox was i… (read more)

I'm on Fedora 31. Firefox was recently upgraded to 71.0 and I find a weird pattern in trying to open links from applications - possibly related to Slack:

If firefox was initially opened following a link from Slack, I can open other links from Slack, but trying to follow links from other applications (IBM Lotus Notes, or running "firefox URL" from a terminal window) fails with a "Firefox is already running" message.

If I open firefox from the desktop applications menu, the reverse happens. I can open links from Notes and a terminal, but following links from Slack fails.

I tried reinstalling firefox and slack with no success. Today I tried going back to an earlier version - firefox-70.0.1-4.fc30.x86_64.rpm - and everything seems to be okay.

It seems like something changed in firefox 71 that doesn't play well with Slack.

Asked by jmcmeek 1 year ago

Last reply by jmcmeek 1 year ago

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How can I remove bundled search engines (Amazon, Bing, etc.) for good?

Hello, I still have Amazon, Bing, Chambers & co. in my extension list in about:support, even though i have disabled all of them in about:preferences#search. How can I… (read more)

Hello, I still have Amazon, Bing, Chambers & co. in my extension list in about:support, even though i have disabled all of them in about:preferences#search. How can I purge them for good?

Firefox 71.0 on Fedora 31.

Asked by Fulan 1 year ago

Last reply by Fulan 1 year ago

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Firefox X11 issues. I am posting for my retired mom who needs to use Flash/Shockwave. Firefox 70 (x11) on Fedora 31 works very poorly.

My retired mother has a need to use Flash/Shockwave. I have installed the Firefox 70 x11 package. When I try to use it, it generates hundreds of errors messages. I rea… (read more)

My retired mother has a need to use Flash/Shockwave. I have installed the Firefox 70 x11 package. When I try to use it, it generates hundreds of errors messages. I realize that Fedora 31 has not been out very long, but this is a fresh install and no tweaking. Browser does come up, but freezes quite often, and even simple things like switching between tabs don't work sometimes. I can't even tell if Flash/Shockwave even works at this point.

Help would be appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

John

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Asked by carol.heiden1 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago

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The star icon menu is clunky

I switched to Firefox a couple of years ago when Quantum came out. I'm satisfied with it but the main reason I keep using it is grounded on ethics rather than usability (… (read more)

I switched to Firefox a couple of years ago when Quantum came out. I'm satisfied with it but the main reason I keep using it is grounded on ethics rather than usability (which is fine for me but won't win the stone hearts of more cynical users :-) ). I had this sort of superficial opinion: "Chrome is better, but I don't want to use it." Today I wanted to give Chromium another try. I thought about what it is that makes it better and figured out it almost completely boils down to the star icon functionality: I'm a heavy bookmarks user and Firefox makes me slow, compared to Chrome.

First, it doesn't use the latest location in which I saved a bookmark as a default (this was also requested, not by me, on http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=23&p=14770920). I often add a row of pages to a single bookmarks folder, but rather than selecting the tabs and adding all of them at once by dragging and dropping as Firefox allows, I prefer to check them on by one: add one, close it, take a look at the one that follows, either close it right away or add it, and so on. In Chrome it's done with a couple of shortcuts in quick succession, in Firefox its much clunkier because one needs to set the directory every time.

Then a really annoying and sort of antiquated-feeling characteristic of Firefox's star icon menu and bookmarks sidebar is that type-ahead motion in it (when I type the first letters of the name I want to move to) breaks on spaces. This kind of motion is the only one that is practical once one has a few hundred directories, but if I have a list of directories like ... "The Rolling Stones", "The Who"... I can only match up to "The" then I'm on my own.

These flaws slow down the menial job of adding bookmarks a lot. Other things that could bring an improvement in my opinion would be an "Open in folder" context menu item for bookmarks search results, and the possibility to restrict searches to defined folders. I think what I've described should be done natively and not by extensions.

Keep up the good work and thanks for what you do.

Andrea

Asked by Fulan 2 years ago

Last reply by Fulan 2 years ago