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cytu.be streams' volume control breaking when adjusting settings

Debugging steps: Tried clearing the cache & reloading Tried disabling ell extensions+ running browser in Safe Mode. Tried several different streams: some str… (read more)

Debugging steps:

   Tried clearing the cache & reloading
   Tried disabling ell extensions+ running browser in Safe Mode.
   Tried several different streams: some streams w/ no customization might fix the problem, but it's not entirely clear to me which streams are "completely" customization-free.
   Tried different browser: Edge does not exhibit this issue

The Problem:

Been noticing this problem in Firefox at https://cytu.be over the last couple of months; this seems to be happening with any stream on the site, ; I don't remember exactly when I started noticing it. This is observed directly on the website, not any third-party site.

Messing with stuff outside of the web player seems to have a tendency to break the web player's volume control, resulting in its volume maxing out and desyncing from the video stream; it almost sounds at times like the audio stream is restarting from the beginning of whatever video is playing, while the video stream continues as normal. I've seen it happen mostly while using a wireless remote + Fliirc to adjust settings (mainly OS volume, brightness, and f.lux settings) but it can also happen from my keyboard, as well as manipulating the web player's volume control too much, and also zooming in/out the webpage too much. Clearing the cache & reloading doesn't work, and neither does disabling all add-ons, or running Firefox in Safe Mode. The only solution I've found so far is to refresh the webpage.

Spoke with site's developer, who remarked that he had not heard of anyone else experiencing this bug, and suggested it must be a Firefox issue; something about how the browser interacts with the OS' audio subsystem is probably causing this bug.

Does not seem to happen in latest version of Edge, for some reason.

Running the latest build of Windows 10 64-Bit Windows 10 64-bit OS Build 19042.928 and Firefox 64-bit 87.0.

Asked by AndysSeveredHead 3 hours ago

Last reply by AndysSeveredHead 2 minutes ago

Touch keyboard is not opening in tablet mode

I am using a HP Envyx360. When I'm in tab mode the keyboard pops up and than closes suddenly. This only happens for Firefox when I try to type on the address bar or type … (read more)

I am using a HP Envyx360. When I'm in tab mode the keyboard pops up and than closes suddenly. This only happens for Firefox when I try to type on the address bar or type in any website. It doesn't happen in any other application. If I'm out of tab mode it works fine.

Asked by Rahul Patel 32 minutes ago

Access denied to a site I've used many time

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.lanebryant.com/" on this server. Reference #18.cffa3b17.1618699359.ab8831c I don't know why it happened or … (read more)

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

Reference #18.cffa3b17.1618699359.ab8831c

I don't know why it happened or what to do. I was on the site quite a few times in the past month with no trouble.

Asked by plopardo 4 hours ago

Firefox Design. Continously and automatically backing up Sessions to an additional file and folder of my choice

A problem I'm not sure Firefox has addressed or resolved in all the years I've been using Firefox - even after it changed its programming, and the way it saves session (o… (read more)

A problem I'm not sure Firefox has addressed or resolved in all the years I've been using Firefox - even after it changed its programming, and the way it saves session (or even bookmark) backups to the profile folder, is: whenever Firefox is forced to shut down after a computer software issue (like freezing, blue screen, extreme sluggishness, etc.), and we presume (with fingers crossed) that Firefox will open back up with all our tabs intact for the past 7 - 20 days, but instead opens with them all missing and forever gone - even after immediately and instinctively proceeding to the profile folder (before shutting down Firefox) to recover them using Mozilla's recovery steps to replace the "places.sqlite" file, I periodically find that every single one of the recovery files has been re-stamped with the same date and time (and missing data) as the new places.sqlite file.

So I hope and pray, that because this issue happens to thousands of Firefox users over time - no matter what Firefox version update their using (because it has happened in several versions for me), that a terrific way to prevent forcing users to find and use a great sessions manager addon that saves tabs (with all their history - that won't also crash or easily be written over), or forcing users to constantly worry and remind themselves to manually backup the required profile files daily, or having to remember minimally, to backup the profile files "before" opening Firefox after a crash, (which seldom happens), that Firefox offers its users the option to set Firefox up to continuously and automatically save a complete new (additional) set of backup files to a different folder of the user's choosing, with the extra option to save a "set" number of session backups, where Firefox can't access them upon opening. Imagine how much anguish, anger and self loathing Firefox will eliminate in the world with this one simple option.

Here's another wish-list item. If Firefox could present the list of open Firefox windows that appear at the top right of the screen whenever hovering the mouse over the Firefox icon in the taskbar, I wish for the popup list to permanently nudge down so it "never" covers up my open tabs in each of the open window's (which is how I know I determin which of the numerous windows to navigate). And of course the list should self adjust whenever I turn the "Menu Bar" on or off. Thank you, in advance, for considering these two important items toward the Firefox experience.

If you're wondering why I haven't moved on to the latest version. It's because I all too "often" encounter my valuable "business" addons no longer working, and the miserable task of trying to go back to the previous version, or trying to find new addons that work half as good. Sometimes all of my addons disappear. I also wish I could turn off Firefox's constant reminder, to upgrade since I've asked twice before, with no Mozilla reply. Thank you again.

Asked by cvmenn 10 hours ago

Tabs are constantly crashing

My tabs are constantly - several times a day, every day - crashing. I'm not watching any videos, I've tried a clean (deleted profile folder) install, and turning off hard… (read more)

My tabs are constantly - several times a day, every day - crashing. I'm not watching any videos, I've tried a clean (deleted profile folder) install, and turning off hardware acceleration. It's not anything attached to my profile, as I sync with a 2nd computer that has zero crash issues.

Asked by alifreeman93 4 days ago

Last reply by alifreeman93 12 hours ago

Command line for Linux to detect http errors 404 500

Hello! I'm using firefox in tinycore linux to show chromeless some websites but sometimes the screens go white. As this is nothing that happends all the time just doing a… (read more)

Hello! I'm using firefox in tinycore linux to show chromeless some websites but sometimes the screens go white. As this is nothing that happends all the time just doing an F5 or refresh helps to restart the page and works fine. I need help to: Detect the white screen in firefox with a script in bash if possible.

I've searched for firefox command line but I can't find more deep command line to get this error and then execute a script to fix this.

The help from firefox -h I get is this

Usage: firefox [ options ... ] [URL]

      where options include:

X11 options

 --display=DISPLAY  X display to use
 --sync             Make X calls synchronous
 --g-fatal-warnings Make all warnings fatal

Firefox options

 -h or --help       Print this message.
 -v or --version    Print Firefox version.
 --full-version     Print Firefox version, build and platform build ids.
 -P <profile>       Start with <profile>.
 --profile <path>   Start with profile at <path>.
 --migration        Start with migration wizard.
 --ProfileManager   Start with ProfileManager.
 --no-remote        Do not accept or send remote commands; implies
                    --new-instance.
 --new-instance     Open new instance, not a new window in running instance.
 --UILocale <locale> Start with <locale> resources as UI Locale.
 --safe-mode        Disables extensions and themes for this session.
 --allow-downgrade  Allows downgrading a profile.
 --MOZ_LOG=<modules> Treated as MOZ_LOG=<modules> environment variable,
                    overrides it.
 --MOZ_LOG_FILE=<file> Treated as MOZ_LOG_FILE=<file> environment variable,
                    overrides it. If MOZ_LOG_FILE is not specified as an
                    argument or as an environment variable, logging will be
                    written to stdout.
 --headless         Run without a GUI.
 --ssb <uri>        Open a site specific browser for <uri>.
 --browser          Open a browser window.
 --new-window <url> Open <url> in a new window.
 --new-tab <url>    Open <url> in a new tab.
 --private-window <url> Open <url> in a new private window.
 --preferences      Open Preferences dialog.
 --screenshot [<path>] Save screenshot to <path> or in working directory.
 --window-size width[,height] Width and optionally height of screenshot.
 --search <term>    Search <term> with your default search engine.
 --setDefaultBrowser Set this app as the default browser.
 --first-startup    Run post-install actions before opening a new window.
 --kiosk Start the browser in kiosk mode.
 --jsconsole        Open the Browser Console.
 --jsdebugger [<path>] Open the Browser Toolbox. Defaults to the local build
                    but can be overridden by a firefox path.
 --wait-for-jsdebugger Spin event loop until JS debugger connects.
                    Enables debugging (some) application startup code paths.
                    Only has an effect when `--jsdebugger` is also supplied.
 --devtools         Open DevTools on initial load.
 --start-debugger-server [ws:][ <port> | <path> ] Start the devtools server on
                    a TCP port or Unix domain socket path. Defaults to TCP port
                    6000. Use WebSocket protocol if ws: prefix is specified.
 --recording <file> Record drawing for a given URL.
 --recording-output <file> Specify destination file for a drawing recording.

Asked by Fernando 12 hours ago

Saving to wrong location

deets: v87 via flatpak on debian(buster) No matter where I save a file the lastdir is always "/run/user/1000/doc/*some random folder name, that changes each time*". manu… (read more)

deets: v87 via flatpak on debian(buster)

No matter where I save a file the lastdir is always "/run/user/1000/doc/*some random folder name, that changes each time*".

manually changing browser.download.lastDir causes the next attempt to save to go to the desired folder, but a second attempt reverts to /run/user/1000/doc/abcd123.

Has anyone any idea whats going on?

Asked by buckmulligan26 1 week ago

Last reply by buckmulligan26 1 day ago

''Firefox is already running, but is not responding. The old Firefox process must be closed to open a new window.''

I am using Windows10, Version 20H2 (OS Build 19042.928) with all available patches installed as of 04/14/2021, and am using Firefox 87.0 (64-bit) as the default browser. … (read more)

I am using Windows10, Version 20H2 (OS Build 19042.928) with all available patches installed as of 04/14/2021, and am using Firefox 87.0 (64-bit) as the default browser. I have suddenly begun to get the subject error message (Firefox is already running, but is not responding. The old Firefox process must be closed to open a new window.) in Firefox, whenever I try to open an email web link from within Thunderbird. Until a few days ago, the email web link always opened up in a new Firefox browser tab.

If I change the default browser to something else, the email web link opens in a new tab in that browser.

I have tried every solution that has been recommended in this support forum to no avail. The error pops up even when Firefox has been started in safe mode. I have created new profiles to no avail. I have even gone so far as to totally uninstall Firefox, then manually rename all of the Firefox directories in my user profile and then install a clean version of Firefox. So far, I have not been able to get rid of the problem.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by gczerw 2 days ago

Last reply by gczerw 1 day ago

Arrow keys don't repeat

Somewhat recently, when editing text in any text field in Firefox (87.0 64 bit), I noticed the arrow keys don't repeat when held down. Other keys do just fine, but the ar… (read more)

Somewhat recently, when editing text in any text field in Firefox (87.0 64 bit), I noticed the arrow keys don't repeat when held down. Other keys do just fine, but the arrow keys, when held down, move one position, there's a very slight delay, and it moves one more position and then stops; no auto-repeating. I've restarted Firefox without addons and that didn't help. I've also toggled the Auto-scrolling and smooth scrolling options too.

This makes editing long text fields a real pain. I don't see this problem in any PC-based apps and arrows keys do repeat OK in Chrome and Edge. It appears to be a Firefox issue.

Any ideas? Many thanks!!!!!

- Bob

Asked by drbobjr 1 day ago

Screen flashes to white when scrolling.

I have noticed a recently developing event in Firefox. When scrolling through some pages such as LinkedIn or Facebook, my screen will suddenly go completely white. It s… (read more)

I have noticed a recently developing event in Firefox. When scrolling through some pages such as LinkedIn or Facebook, my screen will suddenly go completely white. It seems to freeze for a second or two, then comes back. This has only been happening for about the past two or three weeks, so since about 1 April 2021 for time reference. My About Firefox shows I am running 87.0 (64-bit) and it is up to date. I completely uninstalled - including the deletion of the Mozilla folders per info on the web - then reinstalled. This did not correct the issue. I also run Chrome and do not experience this issue when using it.

Asked by stevenkimbell 1 day ago

trying to open my webcam

I have entered the website i wish to use and logged in all goes well until i try to open my webcam and go live. i have a webcam its always worked but its now saying to me… (read more)

I have entered the website i wish to use and logged in all goes well until i try to open my webcam and go live. i have a webcam its always worked but its now saying to me Chat server authentication failed please contact us. Im confused it always worked

Asked by manyoladoshi 1 day ago

Paste issue

Since a few months, I have noticed a nasty issue with pasting on some websites. For example, when I try to paste text in the body with CTRL/CMD+V on the web interface of… (read more)

Since a few months, I have noticed a nasty issue with pasting on some websites.

For example, when I try to paste text in the body with CTRL/CMD+V on the web interface of my email provider (mailbox.org), the cursor is moved to the end of the message but no text is copied. Right-click > paste does work, and no issue for the recipient and subject fields. The issue is only when writing emails in HTML; plain text works fine. Another example, when editing a protocol on protocols.io, hitting CTRL/CMD+V leads to a blank page, which needs to be refreshed (but the text has not been pasted). There is no option to do it via right-click > paste there. Same issue when submitting a manuscript on PCI Paleontology.

All these examples are specific to Firefox (I have the latest version installed); it is reproducible both on macOS 10.15 and Win10. It doesn't seem to be due to add-ons (I tried to deactivate them one by one and nothing changed). There is no problem with Chrome-based browsers (e.g. Iridium) or Safari.

Is it maybe some configuration or something? Any idea?

Asked by i 1 week ago

Last reply by i 1 day ago

Firefox won't work Win10 Pro

Used firefox on every PC ive built....never had this happen. Crashes on startup every time. Tried reformat, installing several times, etc. Win10 is fresh install with lat… (read more)

Used firefox on every PC ive built....never had this happen. Crashes on startup every time. Tried reformat, installing several times, etc. Win10 is fresh install with latest updates.


Have submitted a million of the crash reports.

Asked by ateel7 2 days ago

Last reply by ateel7 2 days ago

about opening word files(*.doc)

When opening word files(*.doc) on the server with Firefox browser, it is very slow, but other browsers open word very quickly. Is this a bug in the design of the firebox … (read more)

When opening word files(*.doc) on the server with Firefox browser, it is very slow, but other browsers open word very quickly. Is this a bug in the design of the firebox browser?

Asked by 1346942613 3 days ago

Last reply by 1346942613 2 days ago

Pinned facebook tabs unpin and reload automatically on browser restart

I've facebook container addon installed https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/facebook-container/. If I pin any facebook tab and restart the browser, all the fac… (read more)

I've facebook container addon installed https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/facebook-container/. If I pin any facebook tab and restart the browser, all the facebook tabs unpin and automatically reload themselves. browser.sessionstore.restore_pinned_tabs_on_demand is already set to true.

This is pretty annoying. How do I get rid of this?

Asked by Nikhil 2 days ago

YouTube and random no sound, Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi 4B Raspberry Pi OS -- Fully updated OS. Firefox 78.9.0esr (32-bit) -- Latest and greatest for Raspberry Pi OS. Some videos I am getting no sound. I try the … (read more)

Raspberry Pi 4B Raspberry Pi OS -- Fully updated OS. Firefox 78.9.0esr (32-bit) -- Latest and greatest for Raspberry Pi OS.

Some videos I am getting no sound. I try the effected videos in Chromium for Raspberry Pi OS and it works fine. I read about a possible fix and tried disabling hardware acceleration with no effect. I also blew out all the cookies,. history and stored site data. Each attempt closing and reopening Firefox. Same thing on the same videos, no sound in Firefox but fine in Chromium.

Any tips or pointers?

Asked by Tabatchnick 3 days ago

Last reply by Tabatchnick 3 days ago

Mini Firefox icon on end of dock in macOS Big Sur 11.2.3

Long story short... this is my first Mac (MacBook Pro 13-inch, M1, 2020). I noticed that there is a mini Firefox icon at the end of my dock before the "stack" downloads f… (read more)

Long story short... this is my first Mac (MacBook Pro 13-inch, M1, 2020). I noticed that there is a mini Firefox icon at the end of my dock before the "stack" downloads folder and trash icon. I was wondering if anyone else has the same issue. Restarting seems to help but comes back, removing Firefox from the dock also seems to help but once it's back in there it comes back after a while.

Asked by Jorge Hernandez 3 days ago

Media keys captured by Firefox

Hi, For a couple weeks now, whenever Firefox is open, I can't control other software with the keyboard media keys. I had fixed the problem before by setting the flag medi… (read more)

Hi, For a couple weeks now, whenever Firefox is open, I can't control other software with the keyboard media keys. I had fixed the problem before by setting the flag media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled to false, which worked for a while. But now it doesn't. I also tried setting dom.media.mediasession.enabled to false, and all 4 combinatios of the 2 flags. Firefox keeps capturing media keys. Tried disabling every addon shortcut too, as some other webpage recommended.

Note that it happens even if there's nothing in firefox, ie 1 tab on the "home" screen. Close Firefox and Spotify starts responding. Open Firefox and it stops working.

Using Firefox v87.0

Asked by gorigori95 3 days ago

Last reply by gorigori95 3 days ago

Firefox freezing up

Firefox recently started freezing up on various websites. I thought the move to Rust was supposed to make Firefox more reliable, but in fact if one tab has problems with … (read more)

Firefox recently started freezing up on various websites. I thought the move to Rust was supposed to make Firefox more reliable, but in fact if one tab has problems with JavaScript, then the ENTIRE Firefox app freezes up.

Firefox 87, Windows 10.

Example triggering website for my machine:

https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/no-kindle-needed-10-free-ebook-reader-apps-for-your-phone-or-tablet

Asked by mcandre 3 days ago