Weird Scrolling with version 83

Good Morning Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had opene… (read more)

Good Morning

Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had openend the wrong browser...so I went check about:config , and found some values where changed as new default values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 200 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 50

I tought it was me the problem so I installed an older version of Firefox (80.0) in order to compare, and found a normal scrolling and those values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 400 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 200

I think this is a mistake from devs, if i wanted to have horrible scrolling, I could just use Edge instead of Firefox, could you please bring the original scrolling back to Firefox?

Thanks

Asked by Wolfy 1 week ago

Last reply by dfpercush 16 hours ago

Trouble accessing particular web sites

I'm having problems with 2 websites. One is www.realestate.com.au - I can't search this site at all (I've previously used it thousands of times). The second one is www.… (read more)

I'm having problems with 2 websites. One is www.realestate.com.au - I can't search this site at all (I've previously used it thousands of times). The second one is www.gumtree.com.au I've posted items for sale on this site, it will allow me to log into my account but repeatedly boots me off. I've contacted them and they say to delete my browsing history (done) and upgrade my browser (it already is the latest version). I've no idea what to do next. I have no trouble with other websites (to date!).

Asked by downshifterx2 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Cannot Log Into Online Banking Site

I am having trouble logging into my bank's website from Firefox. It's worked fine for several years and I have no clue what triggered it all of a sudden. Furthermore, I c… (read more)

I am having trouble logging into my bank's website from Firefox. It's worked fine for several years and I have no clue what triggered it all of a sudden. Furthermore, I can log in just fine from various other browsers.

I have Google around on the issue for awhile now, and have troubleshooted several different things based on what I've Googled, such as clearing all site cookies, data, cache, etc. Also I had a pop-up blocker add-on but I removed it and that didn't do anything. Lastly, I tried completely uninstalling Firefox and re-installing it without ANY add-ons, but it still doesn't work.

Details on what happens: I go to the log in page, and I put in my user and password and click to log in, and it does nothing. It just basically refreshes the page, so the page comes back up with blank user and password fields.

Any help/ideas on the matter would be much appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by dpsadler11 3 days ago

Last reply by tamara.alferoff 2 days ago

Keyboard not working in tablet mode

I just installed the latest version of firefox (83.0)(64-bit). now when I use my MS surface in tablet mode, the virtual keyboard pops up for about a second and then disap… (read more)

I just installed the latest version of firefox (83.0)(64-bit). now when I use my MS surface in tablet mode, the virtual keyboard pops up for about a second and then disappears. Chrome and edge works ok. just firefox.

Asked by roberta5 8 hours ago

Last reply by rtpevehouse98 1 hour ago

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Push Notification doesn't receive after the window is closed

Recently i got a problem related to push notifications on Firefox, I've already subscribed (or allowed) to notification permission on some websites like Twitter, Gmail bu… (read more)

Recently i got a problem related to push notifications on Firefox, I've already subscribed (or allowed) to notification permission on some websites like Twitter, Gmail but I don't receive any notification when I closed their tabs . It's working fine if the tab of particular website is loaded on Firefox but once I closed it I don't get any notification especially from those websites on which I allowed the notification permission.

Some people suggested me to use chromium or other browsers to get this behavior but I don't want to replace Firefox with any other browser because their dev tools are better than what others are suggesting to me.

Firefox version: 76.0.1 OS: Manjaro with I3gaps window manager Script (or app) for display the notification : Dunst

Asked by Shannon PArk 6 months ago

Last reply by Andrew 6 months ago

www.<website>.com in location bar creates http://www.<website>.com, not httpS://www.<website>.com

When I key www.<website>.com in location bar and hit enter, Firefox uses http://www.<website>.com, not httpS://www.<website>.com, to find the website. M… (read more)

When I key www.<website>.com in location bar and hit enter, Firefox uses http://www.<website>.com, not httpS://www.<website>.com, to find the website. Most of the time the http:// version does not resolve to a website. It just hunts and hunts and hunts. This same thing happens many times when I click on a link in gmail which I open in Firefox.

Since we are all supposed to be using httpS:// these days, why doesn't Firefox default to https://?

Is there some setting that I'm missing?

Thanks, Caitlin

Asked by Caitlin 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

Facebook is glitching due to Firefox browser

Hi! For several days I've been unable to check notifications and click emoticons on FB. I just spoke with a tech who checked other browsers (Chrome, Safari) as well as my… (read more)

Hi! For several days I've been unable to check notifications and click emoticons on FB. I just spoke with a tech who checked other browsers (Chrome, Safari) as well as my phone and I was able to do both with them all. But I still can't in Firefox. I've checked to make sure I'm updated, and I am. So she suggested I reach out to you. Should I try uninstalling Firefox and re-installing? I'm assuming I'll lose my history? Thank you!

Asked by tea4thee 5 months ago

Last reply by Trainmanhowe 4 days ago

Updates somehow disabled

Firefox for Linux, Xubuntu. Recent browser reinstall. The Preferences page now reads "Updates disabled by your system administrator". I'm a home user so I must be the … (read more)

Firefox for Linux, Xubuntu. Recent browser reinstall. The Preferences page now reads "Updates disabled by your system administrator". I'm a home user so I must be the administrator, but I have no recollection or intent to disable updates. How can I re-enable updates? Thank you.

Asked by tdlenox 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

r20.rs6.net taking over emails and rerouting

Somehow instead of being able to go directly to an internet address from an email instead it puts me thru something that begins with r20.rs6.net (followed by many letters… (read more)

Somehow instead of being able to go directly to an internet address from an email instead it puts me thru something that begins with r20.rs6.net (followed by many letters and numbers) and sometimes redirects. Do not know how to get rid of it. Really appreciate if someone knows how to resolve. Thanks

Asked by MJM MD 5 months ago

Last reply by jamesb22 4 days ago

Can not watch video (Bug)

After Update, from 77.0 to 77.0.1 I am facing an issue. Now most of my YouTube videos are broken... I can hear but can not watch. It also happend with other websites. I r… (read more)

After Update, from 77.0 to 77.0.1 I am facing an issue. Now most of my YouTube videos are broken... I can hear but can not watch. It also happend with other websites. I reset, reinstall, cleared cache, removed extension to fix the problem.. but no result.

Asked by Sudipan 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Outlook email slow to load and open folders

Having used Firefox and Outlook (Hotmail) email for many years I now find that Firefox takes 2 to 3 mins to open Outlook and I have to open folders twice (first open alwa… (read more)

Having used Firefox and Outlook (Hotmail) email for many years I now find that Firefox takes 2 to 3 mins to open Outlook and I have to open folders twice (first open always states 'retry'

Have experimentd with Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome (although I do not like them as browsers) and my Outlook email has no problem from these browsers.

Is there a solution?

Asked by alanlflower 5 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 months ago

How Do I Change/Disable Keyboard Shortcuts?

I do not use the majority of keyboard controls in Firefox-- only Ctrl+F. Lately, I've noticed that using Ctrl+I in editor windows also pops up the Page Info window, which… (read more)

I do not use the majority of keyboard controls in Firefox-- only Ctrl+F. Lately, I've noticed that using Ctrl+I in editor windows also pops up the Page Info window, which I have never used on purpose and am perfectly comfortable accessing via Firefox's menubar.

I have been searching for over an hour, and every Firefox add-on that I can find to fix this problem has been removed.

Ideally, I would like to be able to configure all of my keyboard shortcuts, but practically I will settle for being able to disable Ctrl-B, Ctrl-I, and Ctrl-U.

Asked by Viktyr C Gehrig 5 months ago

Last reply by datcu.octavian2 2 weeks ago

ALL my Firefox synced data is lost

I am IT techie, and I need FF help on this. I searched the entire sync issue forum, but of no avail. I had a Windows 10 update issue so I decided to format my PC. My sync… (read more)

I am IT techie, and I need FF help on this. I searched the entire sync issue forum, but of no avail.

I had a Windows 10 update issue so I decided to format my PC. My sync was enabled and all data was synced normally. I went ahead and formatted it, and installed a new copy of Win 10, and all softwares, including FF. Now after syncing for over an hour, I cannot find anything. No history, no bookmarks, no logins, nothing.

This is definitely something to do with your update. I cannot figure anything else out. How can I get my old data back? This is absolutely ridiculous and frustrating.

I have 2 other laptops with FF synced, but they aren't booting up either because of hardware failures. I cannot risk turning them back on, and loosing my FF data from those laptops.

Please advise, how to access my cloud data on FF, or should I switch over to Google chrome because of your incompetency?

Asked by mal1k 5 months ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 2 days ago

Firefox Sync Account disabled

Hello World!!! Today i just restored my computer and my FF sync account got blocked at the login because (many tries) For the login i use my corporative email, to my bad… (read more)

Hello World!!!

Today i just restored my computer and my FF sync account got blocked at the login because (many tries) For the login i use my corporative email, to my bad luck just in time our net admin at my work was running a maintaince and the Firefox sync sent me (to my email for confirm it was me trying to login) never got delivered and lost.

I know all my account data (email and Password to login in FirefoxSync.)

What i can do to unlock it? i don't want start a new account, there's a lot of bookmarks and logins in my account.

Hope someone here can helpme. TY!

Asked by jpasten 4 months ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 4 months ago

Keep Getting "Firefox already running, but it is not responding..." Message on attempt to Start Firefox

I started receiving a message that "Firefox is already running, but it is not responding...". Tried Task Manager to "End Processes" - Didn't work (still getting the same… (read more)

I started receiving a message that "Firefox is already running, but it is not responding...". Tried Task Manager to "End Processes" - Didn't work (still getting the same message on start up). Tried to uninstall and reinstall Firefox - Didn't work (Getting the same message when I attempt to reinstall. About to give up and go with another browser. Can someone please tell me how to get rid of this message and reinstall and start Firefox? I would REALLY rather use Firefox. Thank you!

Asked by dsmith30 2 months ago

Last reply by bjv.rems1 3 weeks ago

Add-ons not showing in toolbar

Hello When it comes to add-ons, then I add three of four at once or the same purpose, I try them all out, decide if I want to keep any of them, and then remove the ones … (read more)

Hello


When it comes to add-ons, then I add three of four at once or the same purpose, I try them all out, decide if I want to keep any of them, and then remove the ones I see that do not serve my target. All normal.


I know that it requires permission in order to have an add-on show in Private Browsing, that's done.

Now I had 8 add-ons on the toolbar, I disabled two or three of them so I can try two new ones. I did not like the new ones, so I just enabled the ones I had disabled, which where previously showing in the toolbar, all of this in Private Browsing having the permission of showing them.


As I enabled the add-ons again, they are not showing anymore in the toolbar..!!

Okay, I removed them and re-added them..not showing. I also did: not allow in Private Mode, then re-allowed..not showing. I simply restarted the browser in both normal and Private Mode, and yet not showing.. I also restarted my pc, and retried all previous steps again

  • This mainly happened as I removed the extension from toolbar, then added it again.

Still also 90% of the time, just disable then enable again, and only a few are showing again. Either when disabled then re-enabled or when removed then re-added*


So, what to do ?

Asked by Mark 2 months ago

Last reply by Wavetrain 1 day ago

Pinch Zoom Functionality

Q: Does anyone know if Firefox has maybe re-instated pinch zoom functionality for Mac users? Or if there is a decent work around available yet? And if not, anyone have … (read more)

Q: Does anyone know if Firefox has maybe re-instated pinch zoom functionality for Mac users?

Or if there is a decent work around available yet?

And if not, anyone have a good answer as to why Firefox overlooked it in their last major update? Seems rather shortsighted to me. Not being able to pinch zoom on my mac trackpad is highly frustrating. It's pretty much a deal breaker, making me want to migrate back to Chrome or elsewhere. Which is sad, because I thought I'd finally escaped Google for browsing.

Asked by seanyful 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Firefox >79 slow to load pages

Was using FF 79.0. Everything worked great. I upgraded to 80 or so a while back and found that it was taking ~7-10 seconds before FF would begin to load an initial webp… (read more)

Was using FF 79.0. Everything worked great. I upgraded to 80 or so a while back and found that it was taking ~7-10 seconds before FF would begin to load an initial webpage, so I used system restore to go back to 79. I've upgraded to 82.0.2 and the same thing is happening. Tried going back using system restore, but system restore failed for some reason, so I'm now stuck. I haven't had success re-installing FF 79.0. Any ideas why FF would be so slow loading a page? FYI, once I'm on that website, if I click to another page on that website, it loads quickly and normally. Only seems to be when I'm moving to a new website. I'm using Windows 7.

Asked by bgula 3 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Secure Connection Failed

I was trying to load our company website using windows but I was getting a 'Secure Connection Failed' with an Error code: SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE. But using firefox… (read more)

I was trying to load our company website using windows but I was getting a 'Secure Connection Failed' with an Error code: SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE. But using firefox on android our site loads up just fine. A few weeks ago it still loads up but suddenly error message kept showing. I'm not really sure what's the cause of this since it loads up just fine with other browsers

Asked by jpm2k20 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

Firefox CPU usage increases dramatically while playing YouTube videos full-screen

I'm using Firefox v 83.0 on Manjaro (Gnome) Linux. YouTube videos in theater/full-screen mode lag if resolution is higher than 360p and cause the CPU usage to burst. Thi… (read more)

I'm using Firefox v 83.0 on Manjaro (Gnome) Linux. YouTube videos in theater/full-screen mode lag if resolution is higher than 360p and cause the CPU usage to burst. This happens for large web pages as well: when I scroll the page, text overlaps and everything is terribly slow. I've checked and this seems to be a Firefox related problem; videos play smoothly both on VLC and Chromium. I've tried all official troubleshooting suggestions: changing to default theme, refreshing Firefox, starting in safe-mode, disabling extensions, disabling hardware acceleration and so on, with no success. I've never had any problems with Firefox for Linux before and I wonder what could be the cause.

I attached screenshots for comparison of CPU usage for the same video playing in theater mode in Firefox and Chromium.

Asked by Giulia 1 week ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 6 days ago