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Google Maps goes black (again)

Since a few days, when I visit Google Maps, after completely loading the page (roads and buildings shown for a brief moment) the map becomes wholly black with just captio… (read more)

Since a few days, when I visit Google Maps, after completely loading the page (roads and buildings shown for a brief moment) the map becomes wholly black with just captions still readable.

Doing the following didn't fix: Restart Firefox. Update Nvidia Drivers (updated yesterday to 466.11, didn't resolve). Disable every add-on and setting default theme. Disable Hardware Acceleration from settings.

THIS temporarily fixed: Entering Firefox Troubleshoot mode.

So I assume the problem is in advanced settings. There are TONS of settings there. Any ideas? I 'd rather not go through a Firefox Refresh losing all site permissions/fine tuning for cookie settings/blocked content for every site made in years. I'm on Firefox 88, Windows 10 64bit ver. 2004, GeForce 950M, Core i7-4720HQ, 16GB RAM.


I put "again" in the title since another question about this is marked as solved for Firefox 68/69. Needless to say, I tried everything from that discussion (such as switching gfx.webrender.all), to no avail for the present issue.

Asked by madclarky 1 year ago

Answered by madclarky 1 year ago

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Linkedin will not load

Like several others recently posted, since at least the last upgrade I cannot get LinkedIn to open in Firefox. I can get to it in several other browsers on my Win 10 Pro … (read more)

Like several others recently posted, since at least the last upgrade I cannot get LinkedIn to open in Firefox. I can get to it in several other browsers on my Win 10 Pro 64-bit system. I've tried all the "fixes" posted by others without success, so I'm assuming that the problem is something that Mozilla broke with its last update. Also unfortunately, the Firefox problem submission form is currently offline, so I'm hoping someone involved with the development and help process is monitoring these kinds of posts so they can learn about problems that need to be fixed.

Asked by letkin 1 year ago

Answered by letkin 1 year ago

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Right click menu keyboard shortcut

Hello, I upgraded my FireFox to the latest version 88.0 today, and noticed some changes on right click menu. In the old version, the keyboard shortcut key is a to copy a … (read more)

Hello,

I upgraded my FireFox to the latest version 88.0 today, and noticed some changes on right click menu. In the old version, the keyboard shortcut key is a to copy a link, but now it was changed to L. That is really inconvenient. As you know, when you right click a link using the mouse, your right hand is still holding the mouse, and not easy to press the letter L on the keyboard.

The old menu option is "Copy Link Locaton", but the new one is "Copy Link".

Is it possible to customize the keyboard shortcut of right click menu, please?

Thank you! Brian

Asked by Brian_30@IRQ 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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separate rows for tabs and bookmark toolbar

On my old computer, the Firefox tabs were on a different line/row than the bookmarks toolbar. Now they are both in the same row and I cannot find any instructions on how… (read more)

On my old computer, the Firefox tabs were on a different line/row than the bookmarks toolbar. Now they are both in the same row and I cannot find any instructions on how to make them two different rows (tab row on top and bookmark toolbar underneath).

Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

Asked by moffettl 1 year ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 year ago

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Want to make UI larger; modifying layout.css.devPixelsPerPx makes UI scaling inconsistent across screens

Hey, I want to make the UI slightly larger; I have found that modifying layout.css.devPixelsPerPx in about:config works the way I need it to. However, when using multiple… (read more)

Hey, I want to make the UI slightly larger; I have found that modifying layout.css.devPixelsPerPx in about:config works the way I need it to. However, when using multiple screens with different resolutions, the scaling no longer appears consistent between those screens. That would make sense (since it's a per-pixel configuration), but I couldn't any configuration option that only acts as a modifier for the standard scaling mechanism. I'm using macOS (10.15.7), Firefox 88.0. Attaching a screenshot taken from both screens together (not sure how macOS handles the difference in resolution when handling screenshots, there's definitely some magic going on with macOS screenshots in general; either way, it shows the problem really well).

Asked by gal.gofrit 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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Session and session backups corrupted

I had a crash on firefox, I easily fix lost sessions, when I got updates or crash that lose my active session. When I try to retrieve my sessions by copying recovery.bakl… (read more)

I had a crash on firefox, I easily fix lost sessions, when I got updates or crash that lose my active session.

When I try to retrieve my sessions by copying recovery.baklz4 or recovery.jsonlz4 both of them does not work. When clicking on restore previous session, firefox rezzes a few seconds, and then the restore session tab stays blank.

I tried: https://www.jeffersonscher.com/ffu/scrounger.html but the website does not succesfully recovers my firefox session and the tab just crashes, I did manage to convert it to a JSON file.

I did some work on the JSON file myself, through regex and jq tool. I extracted the urls from it. I scrapped my json to make it lighter (I think the problem is from the size of my session), I scrapped the "image", "scp", json objects, trimming the size of the file, it's size was divided by almost 20.

Is there a way to recreate a sane jsonzl4 file? I have the data.

What seems weird is that backups from a few weeks is only around 20MB and by adding a few tabs, it went from 20MB to 80-90MB it's freaking huge.

Is there a way to fix this? recreate a json file and then encrypt it to jsonzl4? What can I scrape safely from my session?

I have been trying to fix this for hours, please help!

Asked by Itsuki 1 year ago

Answered by Itsuki 1 year ago

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Cursor really small in firefox

So out of a sudden my cursor is like really small in firefox https://i.imgur.com/hHls0Hf.png thats the google page with the cursor in firefox https://i.imgur.com/RuFlp8W.… (read more)

So out of a sudden my cursor is like really small in firefox https://i.imgur.com/hHls0Hf.png thats the google page with the cursor in firefox https://i.imgur.com/RuFlp8W.png thats the same but in edge

I already tried safe mode and a fresh reinstall of firefox

yet the problem is there there, and makes Firefox not really good to use, since you just lose the cursor on white sites

Anyone knows how to fix this?

Asked by Distickstoffoxid 1 year ago

Answered by Distickstoffoxid 1 year ago

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Where is my bookmark side bar?

I used to be able until very recently go to MENU > LIBRARY>Bookmarks: which would 'split' giving me three (?) choices, one of which was showing a bookmark side bar.… (read more)

I used to be able until very recently go to MENU > LIBRARY>Bookmarks: which would 'split' giving me three (?) choices, one of which was showing a bookmark side bar. I seem to not have that choice any longer ... or do I and I just don't know how to select it? Thank you.

Asked by Dave71 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Trouble importing bookmarks from HTML file

I exported my bookmarks from the Brave Browser, selected Bookmarks>Manage Bookmarks>Import and Backup>Import Bookmarks from HTML Then navigated to the HTML file … (read more)

I exported my bookmarks from the Brave Browser, selected Bookmarks>Manage Bookmarks>Import and Backup>Import Bookmarks from HTML Then navigated to the HTML file the selected "Open" but noting changed except that a small number of the bookmarks appears under "Recent Bookmarks" when I again select Bookmarks. Each item in this list is repeated according to the number of times I tried to import them.

Asked by Paul Hossfield 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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hover zoom not working

"Hover text not working on Copart site, works on same version 87 with windows 7 PC but not on my windows 10. If I switch to Edge it works fine, just not on FireFox. In … (read more)

"Hover text not working on Copart site, works on same version 87 with windows 7 PC but not on my windows 10. If I switch to Edge it works fine, just not on FireFox. In the copart site under an auction item I can click on the image and then the pointer will bring up a zoomed in window to the right of the image.

Asked by eric131 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox autofills in username and password from ME on a form designed for person attributes (not me - anybody)

Newer release of Firefox auto-fill username and password when they should not. I have a web application that has a list of people. Optionally (form is even hidden requiri… (read more)

Newer release of Firefox auto-fill username and password when they should not. I have a web application that has a list of people. Optionally (form is even hidden requiring a click to see) a person can be a user (rare). My username and password are auto filled in ALWAYS now for the person (even when the form is not showing). Can I just change the field names (username, password) in the jsp and have Firefox NOT fill mine in automagically? Or if not, how do I tell the browser that these are normal fields - leave them alone PLEASE (do not auto-fill)?

Asked by rholme 1 year ago

Answered by rholme 1 year ago

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Firefox and Windows XP

I have a Windows XP machine kept solely to run those applications that wont run under Windows 10, and there are several. It has a hardware switch that removes access to m… (read more)

I have a Windows XP machine kept solely to run those applications that wont run under Windows 10, and there are several.

It has a hardware switch that removes access to my network and is only connected briefly to print to my network printer then disconnected as the default. It does allow access to the Internet but that is only ever to one particular site, nominally once per year.

One program requires a yearly update to an internal text file from its parent organization. Previously all I had to do was briefly connect to my network access that file from that organization using the Firefox version on the XP machine to download that file directly to the program that needs it.

I tried that this week May 2021 only to receive an error message from somewhere to "Try Internet Explorer".

I have a workaround solution involving my W10 machine and a thumb drive to transfer that 1K text file manually, but the process of direct transfer to the XP machine used to work, and is much more convenient.

What has changed, such that the Firefox version on the XP machine no longer works?

Ideas please.

Asked by jtomlinson22 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Lost logins.json? help please

So i reset my pc yesterday and forgot to save logins.json because i thought passwords saved on your profile... turns out not and i have tried so many data recovery apps, … (read more)

So i reset my pc yesterday and forgot to save logins.json because i thought passwords saved on your profile... turns out not and i have tried so many data recovery apps, i cannot find it. i used the smart password on almost everything... i dont know what to do

Asked by awesomecoolkarter 1 year ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 year ago

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Firefox is VERY SLOW along with IMAGES

My Computer is EXTREMELY / UNUSUALLY SLOW. Getting a site to open on a new tab takes forever and images are slow to load or don't load at all. Any suggestions? … (read more)

My Computer is EXTREMELY / UNUSUALLY SLOW. Getting a site to open on a new tab takes forever and images are slow to load or don't load at all.

Any suggestions?

Asked by KC 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago