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Windows and Tabs No Longer Saved and Restored, Even With All Add-ons Disabled, Unless I Restart in Safe Mode

After upgrading to FF 84, my previous sessions are no longer saved and restored unless I restart in Safe Mode. - I have Restore previous session checked in Preferences. -… (read more)

After upgrading to FF 84, my previous sessions are no longer saved and restored unless I restart in Safe Mode.

- I have Restore previous session checked in Preferences.

- I have opened new windows and tabs and one by one disabled and restored every add-on that I have had enabled and quit and restarted each time, until every single add-on has been disabled, and still the previous sessions are not saved and restored.

- I have looked in the sessionstore-backups folder with each restart, and there is never any file for the previous sessions in it.

- I have cleared all my cache before quitting and restarting.

- Again, even when there are absolutely no add-ons enabled, the previous session is not saved and not restored.

- Again, only when I restart in Safe Mode is the previous session saved and restored.

What is the solution?

Asked by zillamobster 6 days ago

Pocket 'View List' stopped working in Firefox

I've been using pocket daily for a long time, and just recently the 'View List' feature (i.e. view the pocket website page with my saved links) stopped working in Firefox… (read more)

I've been using pocket daily for a long time, and just recently the 'View List' feature (i.e. view the pocket website page with my saved links) stopped working in Firefox. That is accessed in the normal way using the Pocket icon in the address bar, or with the link: https://app.getpocket.com/ - they both go to the same address.

When that Pocket 'View List' page is accessed, it gives all indications of having loaded fine, but all that shows is a completely blank white page with the horizontal line and faintly greyer section at the top of the page, and absolutely nothing else.

Firefox version: 78.6.1esr

I'm pretty sure this was broken on a recent update (of Firefox). I'm also pretty sure many other things were broken in Firefox by recent updates - never had Firefox so damaged by an update before - things like on Amazon website pages (to pick something well known), product images randomly don't load (refreshing gets them to load), pages randomly display garbage (refreshing brings them back), etc, pages load fast but elements on page are not active (can't be clicked) for several seconds on complicated pages like an Amazon product page - never had this happen before recent Firefox update - I don't know if this is all related, but it feels like it is (and that Firefox has been broken in many ways only recently).

All these things, including viewing the pocket list, still work fine in Chrome.

Anyone have the post issue in Firefox? Or the other issues just recently? Is there a fix for this?

Thanks

Asked by mail889 6 days ago

Firefox prevents the tilde (~) key from working.

Firefox prevents the typing (~) key from working on the typing.com website, and unfortunately I can't go through the lessons on the website because of this problem. I tes… (read more)

Firefox prevents the typing (~) key from working on the typing.com website, and unfortunately I can't go through the lessons on the website because of this problem.

I tested in other browsers if the problem persisted and it appears that only firefox exhibits this behavior.

I also tested starting the browser by the way that disables the extensions and I continue the key without working.

Please, does anyone know any solution to this problem? I loved the Firefox browser and I don't want to leave it just because of that.

Asked by matxx_sas 6 days ago

MacOS: Live TV streaming on Xfinity app blurs after 10 seconds. How do I fix it?

Live stream TV on Xfinity app blurs after 8-10 seconds. Initially the picture is crisp and clear then turns fuzzy. This does not happen when I access recorded versions of… (read more)

Live stream TV on Xfinity app blurs after 8-10 seconds. Initially the picture is crisp and clear then turns fuzzy.

This does not happen when I access recorded versions of the same program. The channels involved are not those restricted to be accessed only via my in-home wifi.

It occurs with a handful of certain cable network channels and it happens whether I'm using my laptop with Comcast or Charter ISPs. This condition does not appear with other web browsers.

Nor does it happen on my iPad, just my MacBook Pro and it hasn't always been an issue with the MBP. As far as a time frame goes, I would say it started happening within the last 6-9 months.

I appreciate any efforts to help. Thanks.

Asked by sinarades 4 days ago

pdf viewer jumps pages when returning to firefox window

I have a file open with firefox's inbuilt pdf viewer. I switch to a different window. When I return to firefox's window, on my first click anywhere on the text, firefox w… (read more)

I have a file open with firefox's inbuilt pdf viewer. I switch to a different window. When I return to firefox's window, on my first click anywhere on the text, firefox will instantly jump a few pages forward. This only started happening lately, and happens often but not always.

Asked by nikitis89 4 days ago

firefox 84.0.2 seems to be using loads more ram than what i had about 10 days ago as firefox version slowness

this latest version firefox is using multiple gigabits of RAM and hangs up and slows down after being open more than an hour or 2 .... i am online usually 8 plus ho… (read more)

this latest version firefox is using multiple gigabits of RAM and hangs up and slows down after being open more than an hour or 2 .... i am online usually 8 plus hours a day and keep firefox open most of the day

RAM usage in task monitor is 3.7 GB to 9 GB when it hangs up

is there a fix ??

Asked by rbakererie 3 days ago

Mac Big Sur on new Mac Mini M1

When the computer awakes from sleep, I can't click on anything within a browser window. I can't move between tabs either. The Firefox menu works and can select items in t… (read more)

When the computer awakes from sleep, I can't click on anything within a browser window. I can't move between tabs either. The Firefox menu works and can select items in there. Restarting the browser fixes it. I got in touch with Apple yesterday and they said they couldn't help me because this is a Firefox problem. So here I am.

Asked by firefox1199 3 days ago

Flashing and Flickering Screen

Hi, I just installed FireFox on my Early 2011 MacBook Pro, and every time a page loads up, the screen flashes and flickers with long horizontal bars. It's not just the br… (read more)

Hi, I just installed FireFox on my Early 2011 MacBook Pro, and every time a page loads up, the screen flashes and flickers with long horizontal bars. It's not just the browser bar, it's the entire screen, and it's making FireFox unusable on my laptop. I tried changing the hardware acceleration, which reduced the amount of flashing but did not stop it from happening. I also tried running FireFox in safe-mode but I am still having the same issue. Any ideas on how I can fix this?

Asked by karr.abigail 3 days ago

RDP only shows a blank Firefox, in VMware console it works fine?

I have a VMware VM used as a desktop by a team and they've reported that Firefox only shows a blank screen. It doesn't respond to anything, if I click the burger and clic… (read more)

I have a VMware VM used as a desktop by a team and they've reported that Firefox only shows a blank screen. It doesn't respond to anything, if I click the burger and click options then it doesn't even open a new tab. And I can't even access about:config.

However I've discovered that if I access the desktop via the VMware console then FF works perfectly fine, if I RDP onto the desktop and run FF I get the behavior as I've described.

Even weirder...is if I launch the browser in an RDP session and then seize the session via the VMware console then the behavior stays there until I relaunch it.

And vice versa if I launch the browser in the vmware console and then log in via RDP the browser works perfectly fine until I relaunch it!

What could be causing this?!

I've tried: Disabling hardware acceleration Cleanly uninstalling Reinstalling both the latest version and latest ESR Removing my profile All resulted in in the same blank FF.

No other VM running FF is experiencing this issue, and I'm the only one with rights to modify things.

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by meshuggener 3 days ago

VLC extension to be used to open Freebox TV application on FREEBOX server?

First of all, my request concerns the "Free box TV" function or button or application of the Freebox server web interface running under OS version 4.2.7 with the default … (read more)

First of all, my request concerns the "Free box TV" function or button or application of the Freebox server web interface running under OS version 4.2.7 with the default browser Firefox 84.0.2 (64bits) which allows to watch or record freebox TV channels on PC. Malfunction observed: After uninstalling "Adob flash player" dated January 13,2021 and upon the requested installation of VLC 3.0.12 with web plugin, Mozilla plugin and Active X plugin activated, it is impossible to open the "Free box TV" function or button or application. Indeed a double click on this button invariably leads to the edition of the message: "impossible to watch TV, you must install " flash player "plugin (which no longer exists since January 12,2021)or the VLC plugin which is a NPAPI one (not allowed by Firefox). Everything happens as if the installation of VLC had not been detected. I tried with 2 other browsers: microsoft Edge and Avast secure browser with an identical malfunction NB: the VLC player works nominally and allows to read the TV network stream from the freebox server. Questions: Q1: Do I have to install the extension or the module "Open in VLC media player" in the Firefox browser in order to open the "Freebox TV" application? Q2: Do I have to wait for a further Freebox development of this function which would be based on HTML5? with my thanks

Asked by christian.bainier 3 days ago

firefox is doing this when i open something in facebook marketplace

The address wasn’t understood Firefox doesn’t know how to open this address, because one of the following protocols (fb) isn’t associated with any program or is not allow… (read more)

The address wasn’t understood

Firefox doesn’t know how to open this address, because one of the following protocols (fb) isn’t associated with any program or is not allowed in this context.

   You might need to install other software to open this address.

How can i fix this?

Asked by crystalmoon47 2 days ago

opening MHT-files stored on hard disk

Hallo, since I've switched from InternetExplorer to FireFox as the standard browser, I cannot open MHT-files which I downloaded from the web. Firefox starts to open new … (read more)

Hallo, since I've switched from InternetExplorer to FireFox as the standard browser, I cannot open MHT-files which I downloaded from the web. Firefox starts to open new tabs, by the second, endlessly. The process can be stopped only by killing Firefox with the TaskManager, several times. Is this a bug or a feature? Many thanks Ante

Asked by stojfritz 2 days ago

Firefox freezes when returning from sleep

I use Firefox on my various devices and I've never faced this issue before. On my new laptop which is a XPS, whenever I let my laptop go to sleep, once I return it from s… (read more)

I use Firefox on my various devices and I've never faced this issue before. On my new laptop which is a XPS, whenever I let my laptop go to sleep, once I return it from sleep Firefox is unusable (frozen). I can do other things with my laptop but I can't interact with Firefox in any way as it is completely frozen. Sometimes I am able to open a new tab but can't type anything into the search bar.

What I do to use Firefox right now is kill the process in task manager and launch Firefox again and for the most part I am able to use the browser but it is very tedious having to do this. Some steps I've tried to permanently fix this so far are disabling hardware acceleration and disabling disk caching but nothing seems to have fixed the problem so far.

Asked by jimmyl02 1 day ago

Firefox can access all G-suite components except Google Calendar

My employer uses the G-Suite at work. I use Firefox on my company computer and on my personal computers. On the afternoon of Jan. 20, I lost access to Google Calendar. … (read more)

My employer uses the G-Suite at work. I use Firefox on my company computer and on my personal computers.

On the afternoon of Jan. 20, I lost access to Google Calendar. It only shows the dates and a crawling blue ribbon, as if it's trying to load my calendar and failing.

I ran some tests with my company computer and my personal laptop. Here's what I found:

  • I can access all the other G-suite components (Gmail, Contacts, Google Drive) from Firefox on both computers.
  • I have the latest version (84.0.2) on both computers.
  • I can access Google Calendar (and the rest of G-Suite) using Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

Sounds like Google implemented something in Calendar that doesn't get along with Firefox. Has anyone else seen this issue?

Asked by Darin George 1 day ago

Print Box never shows a thumbnail of the page(s) to be printed.

I am running an iMAC 27 using mac OS X Catalina (10.15.7) When I select Print from the Hamburger drop-down (or by any other method -- I prefer MD + P) I get the familiar … (read more)

I am running an iMAC 27 using mac OS X Catalina (10.15.7) When I select Print from the Hamburger drop-down (or by any other method -- I prefer MD + P) I get the familiar printer box but there seems to be NO WAY to see the thumbnail of the page or pages to be printed. For me this is votal because I often print selected pages from a large document or web view.

I am attaching a screen shot of what I get with FIREFOX.

Is this a systemic fault with Firefox or am I just in the dark?

Asked by Samuel 1 day ago

New Mac Mini M1 -- Constant Lockups

2 weeks into my new MAC mini (my first MAC ever so I'm still learning!)...and Firefox worked perfectly until today. Now it freezes on the initial screen every time I run… (read more)

2 weeks into my new MAC mini (my first MAC ever so I'm still learning!)...and Firefox worked perfectly until today. Now it freezes on the initial screen every time I run it. The only time I solved it was rebooting the machine...which worked...once. It locked up the very next time. Reloading Firefox doesn't fix it. Just a reboot.

Most of the answers I saw said Version 84.0.2 was the fix for that...but that's what I'm running. Any further suggestions? With my rookie status on the MAC. it could well be operator error. Thanks everyone!

Asked by geno404 1 day ago

Firefox.app Mac OS Big Sur 11.1

Hello. This question has been translated using machine translation. Inaccuracies are possible. Sorry. Firefox closed unexpectedly while watching TV online. Several window… (read more)

Hello. This question has been translated using machine translation. Inaccuracies are possible. Sorry.

Firefox closed unexpectedly while watching TV online. Several windows appeared with messages about the ransomware program, as well as about the recovery of 18 files. Mac OS was checked for viruses by Avast, which found nothing. After all this, the Firefox browser stopped starting. Uninstalling followed by cleaning and reinstalling did not help, Firefox still does not start showing the following error:

Process: firefox [3843] Path: /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox Identifier: org.mozilla.firefox Version: 84.0.2 (8421.1.5) Code Type: X86-64 (Native) Parent Process:  ??? [1] Responsible: firefox [3843] User ID: 501

Date/Time: 2021-01-22 09:35:21.224 +0200 OS Version: macOS 11.1 (20C69) Report Version: 12 Anonymous UUID: C44C4418-0855-67E4-EFCA-0890AB96D4C8


Time Awake Since Boot: 8800 seconds

System Integrity Protection: disabled

Crashed Thread: 0

Exception Type: EXC_CRASH (SIGABRT) Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000 Exception Note: EXC_CORPSE_NOTIFY

Termination Reason: DYLD, [0x1] Library missing

Application Specific Information: dyld: launch, loading dependent libraries

Dyld Error Message:

 dyld: Using shared cache: 467A83CB-BA86-3F07-B652-B9256C74080A

Library not loaded: @executable_path/libmozglue.dylib

 Referenced from: /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox
 Reason: no suitable image found.  Did find:

/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/libmozglue.dylib: code signing blocked mmap() of '/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/libmozglue.dylib' /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/libmozglue.dylib: code signing blocked mmap() of '/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/libmozglue.dylib' /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/libmozglue.dylib: stat() failed with errno=1

Binary Images:

      0x10bca3000 -        0x10bca8fff +org.mozilla.firefox (84.0.2 - 8421.1.5) <FAA255EF-205C-3102-B72B-B9BDAEA3A2A5> /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox
      0x1189d0000 -        0x118a6bfff  dyld (832.7.1) <DEA51514-B4E8-3368-979B-89D0F8397ABC> /usr/lib/dyld
   0x7fff201d7000 -     0x7fff2020ffff  libobjc.A.dylib (818.2) <45EA2DE2-B612-3486-B156-2359CE279159> /usr/lib/libobjc.A.dylib
   0x7fff2cbbd000 -     0x7fff2ccedfff  com.apple.audio.toolbox.AudioToolbox (1.14 - 1.14) <D0F9F628-F241-3FA2-A785-7B9DCBB2FEC4> /System/Library/Frameworks/AudioToolbox.framework/Versions/A/AudioToolbox
   0x7fff34fb2000 -     0x7fff34fb5fff  com.apple.Cocoa (6.11 - 23) <E44AC98B-5BEA-3087-AB41-C73CEB8A98C8> /System/Library/Frameworks/Cocoa.framework/Versions/A/Cocoa
   0x7fff3c4d3000 -     0x7fff3c4d6fff  com.apple.ExceptionHandling (1.5 - 14) <D7CD4D2E-4D60-3FDD-A7DD-1556849B4453> /System/Library/Frameworks/ExceptionHandling.framework/Versions/A/ExceptionHandling

Model: MacBookPro11,5, BootROM 425.0.0.0.0, 4 processors, Quad-Core Intel Core i7, 2,5 GHz, 16 GB, SMC 2.30f2 Graphics: kHW_AMDRadeonR9M370XItem, AMD Radeon R9 M370X, spdisplays_pcie_device, 2 GB Graphics: kHW_IntelIrisProItem, Intel Iris Pro, spdisplays_builtin Memory Module: BANK 0/DIMM0, 8 GB, DDR3, 1600 MHz, 0x802C, 0x31364B544631473634485A2D314736453120 Memory Module: BANK 1/DIMM0, 8 GB, DDR3, 1600 MHz, 0x802C, 0x31364B544631473634485A2D314736453120 AirPort: spairport_wireless_card_type_airport_extreme (0x14E4, 0x152), Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 (7.77.111.1 AirPortDriverBrcmNIC-1675.1) Bluetooth: Version 8.0.2f9, 3 services, 18 devices, 1 incoming serial ports Network Service: Wi-Fi, AirPort, en0 PCI Card: pci1b21,1142, sppci_usbxhci, Thunderbolt@195,0,0 Serial ATA Device: APPLE SSD SM1024G, 1 TB USB Device: USB 3.0 Bus USB Device: Silicon-Power128 USB Device: USB 3.0 Bus USB Device: Apple Internal Keyboard / Trackpad USB Device: Bluetooth USB Host Controller USB Device: USB Optical Mouse Thunderbolt Bus: MacBook Pro, Apple Inc., 27.1 Thunderbolt Device: TBT Single Port USB3.0 Dongle, Lintes Technology, 1, 7.1

Asked by el.poct 18 hours ago

Opening links from desktop (xdg-open) takes 9-10 sec when Openconnect VPN active

Hello, When my Openconnect VPN is on, Firefox takes very long time to open links from outside its own window: ie links opened with xdg-open in Linux (Ctrl+Click). If Open… (read more)

Hello,

When my Openconnect VPN is on, Firefox takes very long time to open links from outside its own window: ie links opened with xdg-open in Linux (Ctrl+Click). If Openconnect is Off, links open almost instantly as expected.

Here's /etc/resolv.conf when Openconnect is Off. And here /etc/resolv.conf when Openconnect is On: search contains 11 internal domains. Environment: - KDE Plasma 5.20.5 - Firefox 84.0.2 - xdg-utils 1.1.3 - networkmanager-1.26.4 - networkmanager-openconnect-1.2.6 - openconnect-8.09

System proxy settings: No Proxy

What I have tried: - Start Firefox in Safe-mode (no effect) - Explicitly setting Proxy to None / System Default in FF settings (no effect) - Opening links resolvable only inside VPN and just google.com (no effect) Only turning Off Openconnect helps so far. I suspect it's got to do with name resolution (maybe routing as well?), but have no conclusive evidence. Btw, Chrome is not affected by this behavior.

Thank you

Asked by andrey.2718 11 hours ago

Updating Firefox broke it, spinning white wheel, constantly crashing scripts load times last at least ten minutes. HELP

The last time I updated Firefox I had such a bad time I swore never to update it again, however yesterday an addon I use couldn't work without updating. So I bit the bull… (read more)

The last time I updated Firefox I had such a bad time I swore never to update it again, however yesterday an addon I use couldn't work without updating. So I bit the bullet and did. I've been regretting it ever since. At best it works slightly slower than my old version which was 61.0.1. At worst I miss the days of internet explorer.

The most common issues are 1. White Wheel: When I swap tabs or open a new one I often get a spinning white wheel. This can last anywhere from seconds to at least ten minutes. I've asked around and tried everything suggested, nothing has gotten rid of it.

2. Scripts breaking: This started later on after installing it. Almost any time I refresh a tab or open a new one a script in some other tab breaks. At least twice I was just watching a video in one tab, not even touching the computer and a script breaks in another tab.

Please, I just want my browser to run properly. WITHOUT having to sacrifice my settings/history/bookmarks/addons

Asked by maswartz 4 hours ago