can we reduce disk usage?

Firefox uses about half a gig on my disk, that's: '~/.mozilla' and '~/.cache/mozilla' can that be reduced? Either some setting that limits disk use or even a manual del… (read more)

Firefox uses about half a gig on my disk, that's: '~/.mozilla' and '~/.cache/mozilla' can that be reduced? Either some setting that limits disk use or even a manual deletion of ancient stuff?

Asked by rayandrews 2 days ago

Last reply by salphakio 4 hours ago

PDF are often rendered unreadable, with desktop background showing through (screenshot attached)

I often run into issues with PDFs in Firefox Linux. They either appear totally blank (typically after suspend/restore), or they appear with the desktop background showing… (read more)

I often run into issues with PDFs in Firefox Linux. They either appear totally blank (typically after suspend/restore), or they appear with the desktop background showing through (as in the attached screenshot).

Hard refreshing the page doesn't change anything, opening a new tab and opening the PDF again doesn't change anything, opening a new window and loading the PDF doesn't change anything.

The screenshot is with this PDF: https://www.sgsw.ch/home/strom/_jcr_content/Par/sgsw_accordion_list_1838160259/AccordionListPar/sgsw_accordion_12353/AccordionPar/sgsw_downloadlist/DownloadListPar/sgsw_download_1049323524.ocFile/2023-08-31%20Mitteilung%20Elcom%20Erh%C3%B6hung%20Elektrizit%C3%A4tspreise%20f%C3%BCr%20das%20Jahr%202024.pdf

It renders correctly in Chromium.

Firefox 126.0 using the recommended performance settings on Mint 21.3, nvidia quadro p620 using the official nvidia drivers v535.171.04-0ubuntu0.22.04.1

Asked by c+ff 12 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 hours ago

iso.x64 is not booting

data report to Hewlett Packard for serial # 5CD34859D5-port kali linu o.s. system control bios integration-update boot windows 11 iso develope secure boot for linux plus … (read more)

data report to Hewlett Packard for serial # 5CD34859D5-port kali linu o.s. system control bios integration-update boot windows 11 iso develope secure boot for linux plus windows 11

Asked by Scenic-Point 11 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 hours ago

Docx files are being opened in Acrobat Reader

Hello, I have an issue when i download a .docx file and want to open it straight from dowloads it automatically opens the file in Acrobat Reader. Is there a setting that… (read more)

Hello,

I have an issue when i download a .docx file and want to open it straight from dowloads it automatically opens the file in Acrobat Reader. Is there a setting that would let me change that? My default apps in windows setting are setup correctly and it also shows the correct icon in the dowloads list. I use Office365.

Asked by Gregor Kac 9 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 hours ago

Browser Geolocation Shows Old Location

When using some websites that ask for browser permission to use your location, the location is wrong. I recently moved more than 2000 miles, and when I use Google Maps i… (read more)

When using some websites that ask for browser permission to use your location, the location is wrong.

I recently moved more than 2000 miles, and when I use Google Maps in Firefox on my Windows laptop, its "current location" (as in, the blue dot that appears once I give Google Maps permission to use my location) is always at my old address rather than my new one.

After some digging, I discovered https://mylocation.org/, which was very helpful in that it informed me of two different types of location lookup. One of them, based on my IP address, works like a charm and shows me at my new address. The other, called "Browser Geolocation", shows my old address. And I've confirmed that this information varies from browser to browser: Firefox is wrong, Chrome is correct, Edge is correct, Brave is wrong.

This must mean that the browser stores some kind of information somehow about my location, right? How do I update this so that it matches the public IP address location?

Asked by peterdfinn 1 day ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 9 hours ago

Firefox does not work anymore

A problem has arisen with firefox recently: when I tried to google something, or to open a website, I get the message: Oh no, the tab has gone down. I have reinstalled fi… (read more)

A problem has arisen with firefox recently: when I tried to google something, or to open a website, I get the message: Oh no, the tab has gone down. I have reinstalled firefox but that didn't fix the problem.

Asked by frksolsikke 1 day ago

Last reply by Paul 13 hours ago

cannot log in to my Facebook account.

I was injured and in the hospital a long period. my phone number was changed by my daughter from [telephone number] to [telephone number] my email changed because cable … (read more)

I was injured and in the hospital a long period. my phone number was changed by my daughter from [telephone number] to [telephone number] my email changed because cable one closed all their accounts. It now is [email address]. Now I cannot log into my facebook account no matter what I do. It is the way I get in touch with my friends and relatives. What happened to my account? I was asked to log in with my name, Eileen Dueck and click on my picture to get in but that does not work. Nothing else works either. Please find my account and restore it.cannot l

Asked by ehd66 22 hours ago

Last reply by Paul 13 hours ago

Access denied for the website DSW.com

I can access this website from other computers on my same network. But from my computer I get the following message Access Denied You don't have permission to access "h… (read more)

I can access this website from other computers on my same network. But from my computer I get the following message

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.dsw.com/en/us/?" on this server.

Reference #18.dc1ce17.1716737942.1dc95fae

https://errors.edgesuite.net/18.dc1ce17.1716737942.1dc95fae

Asked by julie12shan 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 18 hours ago

Fonts are broken in Firefox

Hello! I installed Firefox about a year ago, and for the entire duration it seems about 60% of the time the default fonts on various websites look weird (bold?). I have t… (read more)

Hello! I installed Firefox about a year ago, and for the entire duration it seems about 60% of the time the default fonts on various websites look weird (bold?). I have tried uninstalling/reinstalling Firefox, clearing the cache, etc. See attached images for examples. Help!

Asked by Adam Duckworth 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 18 hours ago

can't access product site promoted by google due to googleadservices 'unable to connect'

Tell me why google says this: Unable to connect An error occurred during a connection to www.googleadservices.com. The site could be temporarily unavailable or too … (read more)

Tell me why google says this:

Unable to connect

An error occurred during a connection to www.googleadservices.com.

   The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
   If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection.
   If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the web.

when I click on an advert for a product provided (I assume) by google at the top of search results. I have cleared the cache and cookies. Latest firefox on ubuntu 22.

Asked by geoff07 4 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 19 hours ago